Scotland's Plant Health Conference 2020

12 Mar 2020 9am - 12 Mar 2020 3pm

Novotel Edinburgh Park, 15 Lochside Avenue, EH12 9DJ

Photograph from Scotland's Plant Health conference 2020

Scotland’s Plant Health Conference, a joint event between the Scottish Government, Scotland’s Plant Health Centre, SNH, HTA and Scottish Forestry, took place on Thursday 12th March 2020 at Novotel Edinburgh Park. The conference brought together over 100 stakeholders from across the sectors of Horticulture, Forestry, Agriculture and the Natural Environment and was a great opportunity for organisations and individuals to share and discuss their plant health issues and catch up on the latest findings from the Plant Health Centre as well as policies and hot topics relevant to Scotland.

The Conference programme is available here 

Conference presentations:

Plant Health Centre Update; Biosecurity in Scotland; Plant Health and Scotland's Biodiversity; Scottish Forestry-Tree Health; Changing Trends in Arable Crops; Plant Health Perspectives from the Trade; PHC Key Principles; Plant Health Regulation; International Year of Plant Health

Conference posters:

Potential Establishment of BMSB; Future Threat of PCN; Phytophthora Spread; Phytophthora Diversity; Climate Change Impact on Pests; New Resources Online; Invasive Pest Modelling; Xylella Vector Survey; Monitoring Lso and its vectors; Pesticide Usage on Potato; Promoting Plant Health