Date: 16th to 18th January, 2023
Venue: Hotel Leela Bhartiya City, Bengaluru

ABOUT

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PLANT PARASITIC NEMATODES 2023

Bayer Crop Science in India has ventured into the nematology segment with its global expertise. As a part of creating awareness about nematodes and its impact on farmers’ income, this conference has been organized jointly with the scientific community. At “National Conference on Plant Parasitic Nematodes Conference”, leading nematologists across the country will deliberate and share their experiences to formulate tangible strategies to combat nematodes problems of different crops. The technical skill of scientists and resources of Bayer can play a pivotal role under PPP mode for the benefit of our farmers.

Distinguished Guests

DR. P. P. REDDY
Former Director
ICAR-Indian Institute of
Horticultural Research, Bengaluru
DR. H. S. GAUR
Professor-Emeritus
Sharda School of Agricultural Sciences
Sharda University, Greater Noida.
Former Vice-Chancellor, SVPUAT, Meerut
Dean & Joint Director (Education), ICAR-IARI, New Delhi
Project Coordinator, AICRP-Nematodes, ICAR
DR. D. J. PATEL
Former Principal
College of Agriculture
Anand Agricultural University Anand

Key Speakers

DR. K. POORNIMA
Former Professor & Head Department of Nematology Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore
DR. N. G. RAVICHANDRA
Former Professor Department of Plant Pathology University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru
DR. SANTHOSH EAPEN
Former Principal Scientist & Head, Division of Crop Protection ICAR Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, Kerala
DR. PRIYANK MHATRE
Sr. Scientist & Incharge Head ICAR-Central Potato Research Station, Ooty
DR. JAYANT BHATT
Professor & Head Department of Plant Pathology, JNKVV, Jabalpur
DR. NAVED SABIR
Principal Scientist ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
DR. NETHI SOMASEKHAR
Principal Scientist, ICAR Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad

AGENDA

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PLANT PARASITIC NEMATODES 2023

Day 01 - 16th January, 2023

Check In Post Lunch & Network Dinner

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

High tea

7:30 pm onwards

Networking dinner

Day 02 - 17th January, 2023

Session I (9:30 - 10:00)

Inauguration by Guest

10 min

1 Welcome & Inauguration

Mr. Raghavendra Joshi

05 min

2 Keynote address

Mr. Ravishankar

10 min

3 Program Briefing

Mr. Raghavendra Joshi

05 min

Session II (10:00 - 13:00)

Nematodes pests of horticultural crops - Hot spots, identifiable symptoms, current management

Chairman

Dr. P. P. Reddy

Co-Chairman

Dr. S. T. Rathish

Rapporteur

Dr. N. G. Ravichandra

1 Nematodes pests of vegetables

Dr. N. G. Ravichandra

15 min

2 Nematodes pests of Banana

Dr. P. Giribabu

15 min

3 Nematodes pests of pomegranate

Dr. Mallikarjune Harsur

15 min

4 Nematodes pests of Guava

Dr. K. Poornima

15 min

Tea Break 11:00 - 11:15am

5 Nematodes pests of Potato

Dr. Priyank Mhatre

15 min

6 Nematodes pests of ornamentals

Dr. Sirisha Tadigiri

15 min

7 Nematodes pests of Protected cultivation

Dr. Naved Sabir

15 min

8 Activities for nematodes awareness

Raghavendra Joshi

15 min

9 Keynote Address (online) Velum Prime, global tools innematodes & going forward in Bayer Plan in Nematicide

Global Speaker

30 min

Lunch Break 13:15 - 14:15

Session III (14:00 - 15:00) Poster Session

Chairman

Dr. D. J. Patel

Co-Chairman

Dr. Tushar Ghule

Rapporteur

Dr. F. A. Zaki

Session IV (15:00 - 16:30)

Nematodes pests of Field crops – Hot spots, identifiable symptoms, current management strategies

Chairman

Dr. H. S. Gaur

Co-Chairman

Dr. Pankaj Sharma

Rapporteur

Dr. N. Somashekar

1 Nematode pests of spices& condiments(Virtual)

Dr. S. Eapen

15 min

2 Nematode pests of Rice

Dr. N. Somashekar

15 min

3 Nematodes pests of wheat

Dr. S. P. Bishnoi

15 min

4 Nematodes pests of Soybean and Chickpea

Dr. Jayant Bhatt

15 min

5 Velum On different crops Trail results

Dr. Lokesh Kadu

30 min

Tea Break 16:45 - 17:00

Session V (17:00 - 18:00)

Summation – Recommendations – Building bridges between Nematologists and BCS

Chairman

Dr. M. K.Kaul

Co-Chairman

Mr. Yogesh Mohite

Rapporteur

Dr. Priyank Mhatre

1 Presentation of reports by Rapporteurs

Dr. Ravichandra NG, Dr. N Somashekar & Dr. F. A. Zaki

10 min

2 Draft joint programs between BCS and Institutions

Dr. Yogesh Mohite

30 min

3 Concluding remarks by Chairman

Dr. M. K. Kaul

10 min

4 Vote of Thanks

Raghavendra Joshi

10 min

Day 03 - 18th January, 2023

Field visit : 9:00 am - 13:00

Travel to Innovation Hub

90 Min

Visit to Innovation Hub & MD & FS Team

90 Min

Travel to Innovation Hub

90 Min

Travel to Lunch Venue

60 Min

Lunch 1PM to 2PM
Post lunch depart to respective headquarters

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