Biocontrol Africa Presentations and Posters

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BIOCONTROL AFRICA POSTERS

Topics to Discuss About AflaSafe for Africa (.pdf)

Contrivance of Nigeria Bio Range establishment of product type and validation under field situation (.pdf)

BIOCONTROL AFRICA PRESENTATIONS

* Monday 19th March

14:20 KEYNOTE LECTURE: 50 Years of History of Biocontrol: The Koppert Experience
Mr. Henri Oosthoek, Managing Director, Koppert Biological Systems (The Netherlands)
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15:00 KEYNOTE LECTURE: The Past, Present and Future of Biocontrol in Africa
Dr. Henri Wainwright, General Manager, Real IPM/Biobest Group (Kenya)
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SESSION 1 - BOTANICALS AND PLANT EXTRACT BASED BIOPESTICIDES

16:30 CROPFIT: A Research Network at Ghent University Discovered a Pseudomonas Biocontrol Strain Against Important Plant Pathogens in the Tropics
Dr. Maaike Perneel, Business Developer Biostimulants & Biocontrol Agents, Ghent University (Belgium)
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16:50 Botanical Extracts to Manage Aedes Mosquitoes
Mr. Ketan Mehta, Founder & CEO, Ecosense Labs Pvt Ltd (India)
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* Tuesday 20th March

08:40 OPENING KEYNOTE: Global Overview of the Biocontrol Market
Dr. Mark Trimmer, Managing Partner DunhamTrimmer & Editor, 2BMonthly (USA)
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SESSION 2 - BIOINSECTICIDES

09:10 Nigerian Native Solutions for Beneficiation of the Agricultural Community
Dr. D. Praveen Kumar, Research Head, Contec Global Agro Ltd (Nigeria)
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09:30 Use of a Baculovirus Product to Control the Fall Armyworm in Cameroon
Mr. Felix Dubach, Technical & Area Manager, Andermatt Biocontrol
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09:50 Dissemination and Upscaling of Biological Solutions for the Management of Tomato Leaf Miner (Tuta absoluta) and Fusarium Wilt - Root Knot Nematode Complex in Kenya
Mr. Charles Macharia, General Manager, Koppert Biological Solutions (Kenya)
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SESSION 3 - BIOCONTROL REGULATORY

11:00 KEYNOTE: Industry Association Serve the Development of Biocontrol Across Africa
Mr. Tom Mason, Managing Director, Dudutech Biopesticides & President, Bioprotection Global (Kenya)
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11:30 Biopestides in Capacity Building Programs, Aflatoxin Management and Pesticide Residue Mitigaton in Africa
Dr. Michael Braverman, Manager Biopesticide Programme, IR-4, Rutgers University (USA)
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11:50 Biopesticides Portal - an Online Tool that Facilitates the Identification, Sourcing and Application of Biological Control Products
Dr. Ulrich Kuhlmann, Executive Director, Global Operations, CABI (Switzerland)
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12:10 One World. One Data Package
Dr. Imme Gerke, Consultant, IDRG - International Development of Regulatory Globalization (Belgium)
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SESSION 4 - EXPERIENCES IN BIOCOTROL  FROM AROUND THE WORLD

14:30 Integrated Crop Management using Biologicals: Learnings from Successful India Experience and Relevance for Africa
Mr. Deepak Sighal, President - International Business, International Panaacea  Ltd (India)
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14:50 Synergistic Mode of Action and Increased Performance of Biopesticides through Combining Plant Extract Sources and Extraction Processes in Commercial Formulations
Mr. Jesús Yáñez, CEO & Founder, GreenCorp Biorganiks de Mexico (Mexico)
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15:10 Control of Bactrocera dorsalis and Other Fruit Flies by GCFR technology
Mr. Nimrod  Israely, Founder & CEO Biofeed Ltd. (Israel)
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SESSION 5 - BIOCONTROL OF INVASIVE PLANTS AND DISEASES

16:40 Biocontrol of Weeds with Amino Acid Excreting Host-Specific Pathogens: Validating this Method with Control of Striga hermonthica
Dr. David Sands, Professor of Plant Pathology, Montana State University (USA)
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17:00 Introduction of the Toothpick Technology into African Agricultural Practice Aiming at Biological Striga Control
Dr. Peter Lueth, Private Scientist, P Lueth Biocontrol Consulting (Germany)
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