The 68th International Symposium on Crop Protection takes place on Tuesday May 17th, 2016.


The Symposium will focus on new developments in all aspects of crop protection. The programme will include a a plenary session with three invited papers: Dr. Cindy Morris (INRA-PACA); Dr. Jan Stenlid (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) and Mr. Martin Ward (EPPO) and parallel sessions with submitted papers related to the following subjects:

  1. Phytopathology
  2. Agricultural Entomology and Acarology
  3. Nematology
  4. Formulation and Application Technology
  5. Pesticide Residues, Toxicology and Ecotoxicology
  6. Herbology

The full programme will be available in March 2016.

Call for abstracts and proceedings

  • Those who wish to present a paper at the Symposium are invited to submit an abstract, before 31 January 2016.
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  • You can submit an extended abstract or full paper for publication in the proceedings following the symposium.
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Practical information


  • The official language of the Symposium is English.


Chair: Prof. dr. ir. Monica Höfte

Secretary-general: dr. ir. Bjorn Vandekerkhove


    dr. ir. B. Vandekerkhove

    Ghent University, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    Campus Coupure
    Coupure links 653
    BE 9000 Ghent, Belgium

    Tel. +32 (0)9 264.61.42
    Fax. +32 (0)9 264.62.23