EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 11 - 1992 Num. article: 1992/09

Report from the fireblight workshop

The 6th International Workshop on fireblight was held in Athens in 1992-10-20/23. 85 participants from over 30 countries discussed in the 4-day meeting all aspects of the disease as well as the biology, epidemiology, physiology and biochemistry of the causal agent Erwinia amylovora (EPPO A2 organism).

This issue of the Reporting Service will especially focus on the results of this workshop. The following Reporting Service articles will summarize the workshop presentations in the fields: occurrence/spread, epidemiology, prediction systems, chemical control, biological control and biology.


EPPO Secretariat, Paris (1992-10)