July 2nd - 6th, 2018 - AGROINNOVA - Centre of Competence for Innovation in the Agro-environmental field - Largo Paolo Braccini 2 – Grugliasco (Turin) - Italy
This course aims to train young researchers on epidemiological issues related to emerging pests and pathogens, and on innovative management strategies in horticultural systems. It also aims to provide skills about the use of innovative and effective diagnostic systems.
The course is made up of three sections:
The purpose of the course is to familiarize trainees with the basic principles of LAMP as diagnostic tool and to train them on in-field DNA extraction methods and common instruments/reagents of a LAMP assay. The course will provide for trainees the basis for designing, performing and troubleshooting a LAMP assay, according to EPPO Standard PM 7/98.
Training about LAMP technology will be structured on two levels (Basic and Advanced) to address different training needs of participants.
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Registration deadline: May 31st, 2018.
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This short survey aims to learn more about how the practical solutions for pest surveillance, control and eradication developed under the EMPHASIS project address the needs of potential end-users.
EMPHASIS survey of end-users: deadline extended till 25 January 2019
The outbreaks of emergent plant diseases or insect pests are significantly increasing at an alarming rate due to climate change, global trade and other reasons. These plant health emergent problems are serious threats to global food security in this 21st century.