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Activities 2020-21

Activities 2020-21

IPS Webinar 2020-21

To mark the International Year of Plant Health 2020, the Society is organizing zone wise webinar series. The idea of the webinar is to highlight the emerging and important issues of plant pathology and research initiative of the respective zones.  Two prominent speakers from each zone will deliver the lecture. The duration of the presentation will be 45 min followed by 15 min discussion. The IPS will duly acknowledge and honour the speakers with certificate.

Schedule of the webinar

Date & Time

Name of the speakers with topic

Southern Zone

Date: 14.07.2020

 

 

Organizing Secretary

Dr P Nallathambi

Zonal President

 

Co-organizing Secretary

Dr C. Umamaheswari

Zonal Councilor

 

Lecture 1 : 10.00-11.00 AM

Dr. R. Velazhahan, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Topic: Innovative strategies to reduce aflatoxin contamination in foods

Click to view the lecture on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Xi6RxnCPIUk 

Lecture 2 : 11.30-12.30 PM

Dr R Selvarajan, Principal scientist (Plant virology), ICAR-NRCB, Trichy

Topic: Recent developments in plant pathogen detection, discovery and diagnostics for deploying effective managements against emerging diseases

Click to view the lecture on YouTube: https://youtu.be/T5NJzHosE5Y

Central Zone

Date: 17.07.2020

 

Organizing Secretary

Dr. B. Srinivasulu

Zonal President

 

Co-organizing Secretary

Dr. K. Sesha Kiran Zonal Councilor

 

Lecture 1 : delivered on Aug 10, 2020 (11.00 AM to 12.00PM) 

Dr. Mamta Sharma, Theme Leader, Integrated Crop Management, Asia Program at ICRISAT, Hyderabad

Topic: Climate change impact on occurrence and spread of diseases in crop plants and their management

Click to view the lecture on YouTube: https://youtu.be/xIshEpsAaNs

Lecture 2 : 11.30-12.30 PM

Dr.Pratibha Sharma, ICAR-Emeritus Scientist, Department of Plant Pathology, Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Topic: Impact of climate change on efficiency of biocontrol of plant diseases

Click to view the lecture on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLsekV4778M

Eastern Zone

Date: 21.07.2020

 

Organizing Secretary

Dr. A.K. Mukherjee Zonal President

 

Co-organizing Secretary

Dr. M.K. Bag

Zonal Councilor

 

Lecture 1 : (10.00-11 AM )

Dr. Kutubuddin Ali Molla, Scientist, Biotechnology, ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack, Odisha

Topic: CRISPR/Cas tools in plant disease management

Click to view the lecture on YouTube: https://youtu.be/6IGqoyqnSRM 

 

Lecture 2 : 11.30-12.30 PM

Prof. Apurba Kumar Chowdhury, Professor and Head, Department of Plant Pathology, UBKV Coochbehar, West Bengal, India

Topic: How prepared are we for wheat diseases in eastern Gangetic plains?

Click to view the lecture on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mP1C7GcHVZE

North Eastern Zone

Date: 24.07.2020

 

Organizing Secretary

Dr  N. Tiameren Ao Zonal President

 

Co-organizing Secretary

Dr. Susanta Banik Zonal Councilor

 

Lecture 1: Cancelled 

Prof. Ashok Bhattacharyya, Vice-Chancellor, AAU, Jorhat, Assam

Topic: Agroterrorism-the global menace

Lecture 2 : 11.30-12.30 PM

Prof. L. Daiho, Head, Dept. of Plant Pathology, SASRD, Nagaland University, Medziphema campus, Nagaland

Topic: Heat treatment as an important component of Integrated Disease Management

 Click to view the lecture on YouTube:  https://youtu.be/7CFBUWyEtTI

Western Zone

Date: 28.07.2020

 

Organizing Secretary

Dr. R.M. Gade

Zonal President

 

Co-organizing Secretary

Dr. D.L. Wasule

Zonal Councilor

 

Lecture 1 : 10.00-11.00 AM

Dr C D Mayee, Ex  Chairman, ASRB; Ex Director, CICR; Ex-VC VNMKV, Parbhani

Topic: Disruptive technologies in agriculture having impact on crop disease research and development

Click to view the lecture on YouTube: https://youtu.be/G8TXForLJJU 

Lecture 2 : 11.30-12.30 PM

Dr. Dilip K. Ghosh, Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology-Virology), ICAR - Central Citrus Research Institute, Amravati Road, Nagpur, M.S., India

Topic: Recent trends in developing molecular diagnostics of virus and virus-like pathogens of citrus

Click to view the lecture on YouTube:  https://youtu.be/M_ztH6hrkEA

Northern Zone

Date: 31.07.2020

Organizing Secretary

Dr. Jaspal Kaur

Zonal President

 

Co-organizing Secretary

Dr. Abhishek Sharma Zonal Councilor

 

 

Lecture 1 : 10.00-11.00 AM

Dr. P.N. Sharma, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, CSKHPKV, Palampur, H.P.

Topic: Pathogen population structure- A dictator controlling host resistance durability

Click to view the lecture on YouTube: https://youtu.be/i2AuXvSNINo

 

Lecture 2 : 11.30-12.30 PM

Dr Sanjeev Sharma, Head, Division of Plant Protection, CPRI, Shimla, H.P.

Topic: Emerging diseases of potato and their management

Click to view the lecture on YouTube: https://youtu.be/n6CGoX3ZVmE

Mid-Eastern Zone
 
Date: 04.08.2020
Time: 11.00 AM  to 1.00 PM
 
Organizing Secretary
Prof. M. R. Khan              
Zonal President  (MEZ)              
Department of Plant Protection, Aligarh Muslim University, UP 
 
Co-organizing Secretary
Prof. M. A. Siddiqui   
Zonal Councilor  (MEZ)       Department of Botany    Aligarh Muslim University, UP
 
Forecasting and Plant Disease Management      
(MEZ Webinar to mark the International Year of Plant Health 2020) 
 
Lecture 1: 11.00 AM to 12 Noon
Prof.  Ramesh Chand, Director, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, UP
Topic: Current strategies and challenges in plant disease management
 
Lecture 2: 12.00 Noon to 1.00 PM
Prof. K. P. Singh, Department of Plant Pathology, GBPUAT, Pant Nagar, Uttarakhand 
Topic: Disease forecasting in streamlining effective management     strategies
 
Click to view both the lectures on YouTube: https://youtu.be/jB-2DBjZxkg

Delhi Zone

Date: 07.08.2020

 

Organizing Secretary

Dr. T. Prameela Devi Zonal President

 

Co-organizing Secretary

Dr. Deeba Kamil

Zonal Councilor

Lecture 1 : 10.00-11.00 AM

Dr. H.B. Singh, Director, Somvanshi Research Foundation, Lucknow; Formerly Prof & Head, Department of Mycology, Plant Pathology, B.H.U., Varanasi, U.P.

Topic: Current scenario of  biopesticides in India, regulatory requirements and commercialization

Click to view the lecture on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfCl-AlLOVA

Lecture 2 : 11.30-12.30 PM

Dr. P. Chowdappa, Former Director, Central  Plantation Crops Research Institute,  Kasaragod-671124,  Kerala

Topic: Phytophthora: A  major threat to horticultural industry

Click to view the lecture on YouTube: https://youtu.be/5y4KSVXDmEo