The 38th Annual Meeting of the Working Group on Diseases in Cereals and Maize will take place on January 28th - 29th, 2025, at the Julius Kühn Institute in Braunschweig.

The 19th meeting of the Expert Committee on Pesticide Resistance - Fungicides will take place directly after the working group meeting on January 28, 2025.

Dr. Bernd Rodemann
Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)
Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen
Institut für Pflanzenschutz in Ackerbau und Grünland
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig


Dr. Ruben Gödecke
Regierungspräsidium Gießen
Pflanzenschutzdienst Hessen-Außenstelle Kassel
Mündener Strasse 4
34123 Kassel

  • Finding answers to questions of planning, methodology, and analysis of experiments and research projects about the emergence and the fighting of crop disease pathogens
  • Promoting scientific work by presenting new procedures and methods to minimize the output of herbicides and pesticides
  • Discussing current topics of integrated plant protection systems
  • Cooperation with working groups of related thematic topics
  • Pathogens as a cause for crop quality deficiencies
  • Symptomatology and diagnosis of crop virus diseases
  • Strategies of infestation reduction in the field
  • Evolution of pathogen populations in times of climatic change
  • Pesticide resistance of pathogens
  • Economic relevance of protection strategies