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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
MICROBE-ASSISTED CROP PRODUCTION-
OPPORTUNITIES, CHALLENGES & NEEDS

DEC. 2 - 5, 2019
VIENNA, AUSTRIA

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

OVERVIEW :: DETAILED PROGRAM :: SATELLITE WORKSHOPS :: SOCIAL EVENTS

OVERVIEW

DAY 1 | 2. Dec. 2019 | 13P.M. - 8:30P.M.

 
Opening lecture Steven Lindow
Session 1
Successful microbial applications
Session chairs: Kellye Eversole & Angela Sessitsch
Session 2
Mechanisms mediating holobiont and multipartite interactions
Session chairs: Alga Zuccaro & Paolina Garbeva
 
Poster Session & Networking

DAY 2 | 3. Dec. 2019 | 8:30A.M. - 4P.M.

Session 2
Mechanisms mediating holobiont and multipartite interactions
Session chairs: Alga Zuccaro & Paolina Garbeva
Session 3
Plant understanding of interactions with beneficial microbes
Session chairs: Heribert Hirt & Adam Schikora
Session 4
Microbiome understanding beyond profiling
Session chairs: Jenny Kao-Kniffin & Klaus Schlaeppi
 
Poster Session
Social Events & Vienna Tours starting at 4 p.m.

DAY 3 | 4. Dec. 2019 | 8:30A.M. - 6P.M.

 
Keynote Richard Jefferson
Session 4
Microbiome understanding beyond profiling
Session chairs: Jenny Kao-Kniffin & Klaus Schlaeppi
Session 5
Microbial biocontrol of pests, pathogens and weeds
Session chairs: Karen Bailey & Gabriele Berg
 
Poster Session
Session 6
Microbial applications for improving nutrition and abiotic stress tolerance
Session chairs: Philipp Franken & Günter Brader
 
Poster Session
 
miCROPe conference dinner starting at 7 p.m.

DAY 4 | 5. Dec. 2019 | 8:30A.M. - 1P.M.

Session 6
Microbial applications for improving nutrition and abiotic stress tolerance
Session chairs: Philipp Franken & Günter Brader
Regulatory Issues – Special Session
Gianpiero Giuli Alletti & Faina Kamilova
Session 7
Disruptive approaches for engineering the phytobiome & microbial delivery
Session chairs: Trevor Charles & Michael Ionesco
 
Closing lecture Jos Raaijmakers
 
Awards & Closure

DETAILED PROGRAM

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