The 71st International Symposium on Crop Protection takes place on Tuesday 21 May 2019. It will be a joint venture with the 14th IUPAC International Congress of Crop Protection Chemistry, which will be hosted in Ghent, Belgium at the International Convention Centre (ICC). The official language of the Symposium is English.


The Symposium will focus on the biocontrol aspects of crop protection. 


  • Microbial pesticides (bacteria, fungi, yeasts)
  • Biocontrol agents (natural enemies)
  • Biostimulants
  • Detection and detection methods for weeds, pests and diseases
  • Technologies based in insect behavior modifying substances


 Full programme



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Chair: Prof. dr. ir. Pieter Spanoghe

Secretary-general: dr. ir. Bjorn Vandekerkhove