BRIGIT final meeting – Day 1 Agenda

Day 1 – 27 September 2021

Welcome and Introduction
9:15 – 9:30 Building resilience to plant diseases and pests – with a focus on Xylella fastidiosa Nicola Spence (Defra)
9:30 – 9:45 The Bacterial Plant Diseases Programme Debbie Harding (BBSRC)
9.45 – 10:00 BRIGIT project objectives and management plan Saskia Hogenhout (John Innes Centre
Xylella diagnostics
10:00 – 10:30 Highlights of outcomes and impacts of BRIGIT Xylella diagnostics research Joana Vicente and colleagues
10:30 – 10:45 Q & A session
10:45 – 11:00 Break
Xylella insect vectors
11:00 – 11:30 Highlights of outcomes and impacts of BRIGIT Xylella insect vector research Saskia Hogenhout and colleagues
11:30 – 11:45 Q & A session
Predicting the potential spread of Xylella
11:45 – 12:15 Highlights of outcomes and impacts of BRIGIT research on predicting the potential spread of Xylella Steven White and colleagues
12:15 – 12:30 Q & A session
End of First Day

See agenda for Day 2.

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