Attend the 4th Meeting of the International Phytoplasmologist Working Group (IPWG)!

The fourth IPWG meeting will take place from 8th to 12th of September 2019, in Valencia (Spain).

Meeting Venue: ADEIT – Plaza Virgen de la Paz, 3 – 46001 Valencia, Spain

With the aim of increasing knowledge and awareness about phytoplasma-related diseases, the International Phytoplasmologist Working Group will meet in 2019. Researchers with interests in entomology, molecular biology, microbiology and plant pathology will discuss the following topics:

  • Phytoplasma diseases of quarantine relevance
  • Epidemiology and control of phytoplasma-associated diseases
  • Insect vectors of phytoplasmas
  • Mixed infection of phytoplasmas and other pathogens
  • Phytoplasma diseases worldwide
  • Phytoplasma-host interaction
  • Phytoplasma omics
  • Reliable and fast phytoplasma detection methods


REGISTER for the meeting.

Next deadlines:

  • Abstract submission: April 15th, 2019
  • Early registration: April 30th, 2019


TROPICSAFE will attend the congress to present the project progress related to the phytoplasma-associated diseases studied in the frame of this 4-years project; the focus will be on the lethal yellowing of palms and grapevine yellows.


More information about the meeting