EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 2004 Num. article: 2004/097

Plant Health training from CSL, York (GB)

The Central Science Laboratory (CSL) in York (GB) is organizing training courses for scientists, technicians, inspectors and diagnosticians. These courses are run by internationally recognized experts and combine lectures with laboratory sessions. In November 2004, two specialist courses will take place at CSL, York:

* Phytophthora ramorum (2004-11-15/17)
For those involved in diagnosing and managing this disease, the course will focus on: detection and identification, latest news and information, lecture and laboratory sessions.

* Applied virology (2004-11-22/26)
The course will focus on: detection, diagnosis, characterization, epidemiology, control and viral infection risk management. Practical sessions and lectures will be complemented by open forums to allow thorough discussion of the information with CSL’s virology specialists.

For more information: www.csl.gov.uk/plhtraining


Personal communication with Dr. D. Walker, CSL, 2004-06.