The next meeting is expected to take place in 2025

Dr. Ellen Richter
Pflanzenschutzdienst der Landwirtschaftskammer NRW
Gartenstraße 11
50765 Köln-Auweiler

Dr. Elias Böckmann
Institut für Pflanzenschutz in Gartenbau und Forst - Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11-12
38104 Braunschweig

  • Developing adequate test methodologies for experiments of efficacy against pests and diseases
  • Developing and testing of new integrated, biological, and alternative methods of disorder control
  • Integration into plant protection strategies that aim at a future-oriented production of vegetables and ornamentals
  • Interdisciplinary exchange with working groups of related fields of activity
  • Occurrence of new pathogens in vegetables and ornamentals
  • Biology of pests and pathogenesis of infectious agents
  • Strategies for an aimed, biological, and integrated plant protection
  • Alternatives for plant protection incl. strategies for anti- infection measures
  • Methods of monitoring for an early detection of infection
  • Evaluation of plant protection methods

Our central topic: Developing new and alternative biologically integrated methods of disorder control in the field of vegetables and ornamentals production.

The working group Vegetables and Ornamentals cooperates with representatives of the Julius Kühn-Institute, the crop protection services of the German federal states, industries, and universities.