Conference Name: Conference on Soilborne Plant Pathogens
Date: March 28-30, 2017
Place: University of California, Davis
In 2010, to include nematodes, bacteria, and viruses and to expand the scope of the meeting, the Soil Fungus Conference was renamed Conference on Soilborne Plant Pathogens (CSPP).
The CSPP is a short meeting which having a long list of benefits. Researchers from the University of California started this meeting in 1954 by with interests in soil borne fungi, it meets annually at locations in the western U.S.
In plant pathology focused on soil borne fungi, it has progressed into one of the most commonly known and highly valued conferences.
This meeting has a relatively informal and highly interactive format that allows for provocative, short oral presentations on research and development discoveries, new or increasing disease problems, new applications, products and equipment, and other subjects, followed by questions and spirited, illuminating discussions as the audience pitches in.
To the discussions as they choose and time permits, all participants are encouraged to present and/or contribute. Under the special climate of this event, creative thinking, insights, opinions, and lots of take-home ideas abound.
Participants of this meeting come from private industry, universities (research, teaching, extension), private practice/consulting, crop production, technical service organizations, municipal and state agencies and other areas.