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    4th Symposium of PCN Management

    Embracing new potato varieties will help growers in the fight against economically damaging pest, Potato Cyst Nematode; was the key message of the 4th Symposium of PCN Management conference held in September 2015 held on behalf of the Association of Applied Biologists (AAB).

    Findings and evidence was presented on the suppression of PCN as well as some alternative methods discussed. Legislation was also a key topic and how it is currently being implemented across Scotland.


    If you would like to watch a series of videos taken on the day please take a look at our Youtube playlist.


    • Arohi Srivastava - Comparison between Pasteuria and closely related Bacillus species of genes important in endospore attachement to nematode cuticle
    • Denis Buckley - Highfield lodge agronomy
    • Inga Zasada - Biological insights into Globodera Ellingtonae
    • Matthew Back, Simon Woods and Bruno Ngala - Globodera pallida suppression and glucosinolate depletion in soil cultivated with brassicas under glasshouse conditions
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