Grupos de trabajo activos

Biometry & Experimental

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OBJECTIVE :


  • Development of solutions for questions of planning, methodology and biometric evaluation of experiments with weeds, vultures and pathogens
  • Promote scientific work in the working group by presenting new methods and methods
  • Setting up project groups on current topics such as experimental techniques, credit rating procedures, computer-assisted evaluations, IT technology in field trials
  • Collaboration with working groups of related societies


TOPICS :


  • Evaluation of rating data (threshold models, permutation test)
  • Optimum parcel sizes
  • Evaluation methods for measured values ​​(genotype / environmental interactions, readout methods, dose-effect relationships)
  • Optimum sampling from the experimental and economic point of view
  • Summary of trial series
  • Selection of optimal pilot plants
  • statistical software packages and their application
  • mobile data collection in field trials

Biological Crop Protection

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OBJECTIVE :


  • Development of biological control strategies for plant diseases
  • Observation of the occurrence of resistant pathogens and resistance breeding
  • Identification of control gaps that can be closed with biological control methods
  • Search for suitable organisms for the biological control of plant diseases
  • Discussion of technical and legal issues related to the authorization of biological products


TOPICS :


  • Looking for potent, plant-adapted antagonists,
  • Elucidation of the mechanisms of action of antagonistic organisms
  • Optimization of the effectiveness of preparations
  • Improvement of formulation and application.
  • Combat soil-borne pathogens
  • Exchange of methods
  • The plant microbiome
  • Mikrobelle ecology and biological control


Weed - Herbology

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OBJECTIVE :


  • Orientation of the he on the weeds' biology and ecology, integrated weed control and related questions.
  • Scientific exchange of information on all topics related to herbology.
  • Organization of conferences beyond the working groups 
  • Deepening of special topics on excursions or field tours


TOPICS :


  • herbicide resistance
  • "New" weed species (neophytic invasive weeds, poisonous weeds, perennial weeds, old weeds, whose importance is increasing again)
  • Weed mapping (occurrence and appearance of weeds, weed mapping)
  • Cultivation systems and weed removal / integrated weed control
  • Population and Dispersion Dynamics / Weed Ecology
  • biodiversity
  • Weed control and environment



Cereals & Maize Disease

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OBJECTIVE :


  • Development of solutions for questions of planning, methodology and evaluation of experiments and investigations on the occurrence and control of pathogens in cereals and maize
  • Promote scientific work by presenting new methods and methods for pesticide minimization
  • Discussion of current topics of integrated pest management
  • Cooperation with working groups of related fields


TOPICS  :


  • Pathogens as a cause of quality defects in cereals and corn
  • Symptoms and diagnosis of pathogens on cereals and maize
  • Strategies of infestation reduction in the field
  • Development of pathogen populations in climate change
  • Economic relevance of control concepts

Nematology

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OBJECTIVE  :


  • Presentation and publication of nematological work in the field of phytomedicine from research, consulting and plant health
  • Networking of persons and institutions in the field of Phytonematology
  • Promotion of junior researchers in the field
  • Interdisciplinary exchange with other working groups within nematology (nematodes of terrestrial, aquatic systems, parasites of vertebrates and invertebrates


TOPICS  :


  • Ecology: occurrence, distribution, spread and meaning
  • Population dynamics: Population densities and densely effective factors
  • Damage and infestation, damage prediction, chemical and biological control, cultural control methods and plant nematode resistance and tolerance
  • Factors of host-parasite interaction of plant parasitic nematodes
  • Systematics, taxonomy and diagnosis

Phytobacteriology

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OBJECTIVE  :


  • Presentation of current research and research results in lectures and poster presentations
  • Discussion of current phytobacterial problems of plant practice
  • Formulation of solutions for the prevention of phytobacterial problems


TOPICS :


  • Diagnosis, taxonomy: conventional and genetic engineering detection methods (DNA hybridization, PCR, PGFL, etc.)
  • Etiology, symptomatology
  • Epidemiology, prognosis with development of predictive models
  • Resistance, virulence with the underlying mechanisms
  • Host-parasite interactions with their physiological-biochemical as well as genetic causes
  • Combat: Chemical and biological control methods as well as disinfection methods
  • Bacterial problems in developing countries

Mycology

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OBJECTIVE : 


  • Presentation of current research and research results in lectures 
  • Discussion of current mycological problems of plant cultivation practice
  • Formulation of solutions for the prevention and control of mycological problems


TOPICS : 


  • Scientific and practical topics in the fields of diagnosis and taxonomy, morphology and physiology, ecology and epidemiology, monitoring and prognosis
  • Basic scientific research
  • Practical reports from agriculture and horticulture
  • New molecular biology diagnostic methods
  • Injury level concepts
  • chemical resistance

Potato manifestation

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OBJECTIVE : 


  • Development of solutions for questions of planning, methodology and evaluation of plant protection products against potato diseases
  • Promote scientific work by presenting new methods and methods for pesticide minimization
  • Discussion of current topics of integrated pest management
  • Cooperation with working groups of related fields


TOPICS :


  • Fungal pathogens as a cause of quality defects in potatoes
  • Symptomatology and diagnosis of potato virus diseases
  • Strategies of infestation reduction in the field
  • Development of pathogen populations in climate change
  • Anti-sprouting problems
  • Pesticide resistance of pests
  • Economic relevance of control concepts

Crop Protection Technology

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OBJECTIVE :


  • Coordination of studies on crop protection equipment technology
  • Knowledge and experience exchange
  • Processing of special topics in working groups


TOPICS :


  • Scientific, technology-based data on watercourses and drift values)
  • Reduction in the amount of pesticide used by adapting to the foliage density in arable crops
  • Device innovations to reduce the use of pesticides
  • Development of proposals for the harmonization of technical regulations for plant protection equipment at international level

Population Dynamics

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OBJECTIVE : 


  • Exchange of experience on the population dynamics of arthropods (spiders and insects) and pests
  • Information and discussions on the epidemiology and epidemic development of hawks and pests. The working group offers a platform for the presentation of research results, in particular for diploma and doctoral students


TOPICS : 


  • Population dynamics of pest and beneficial populations and pests
  • Epidemiology of pests
  • Beneficials as bioindicators
  • Eco-studies in the field of "green genetic engineering"

Host-Parasite Relations

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OBJECTIVE : 


  • Discussion of the physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology of interactions between phytopathogenic organisms and their host plants
  • Understanding the biology of host-parasite relationships at the physiological, biochemical and molecular level
  • Identification of molecular targets for the control of phytopathogenic organisms


TOPICS :


  • Resistance and defense mechanisms
  • Virulence and pathogenicity factors
  • host specificity
  • Molecular cytology

Rapeseed trials

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OBJECTIVE : 


  • Development of solutions for questions of planning, methodology and evaluation of trials with plant protection products against pests of oilseous rape
  • Promote scientific work by presenting new methods and methods for pesticide minimization
  • Discussion of current topics of integrated pest management
  • Cooperation with working groups of related fields


TOPICS : 


  • Fungal and animal pathogens as the cause of yield losses in rapeseed cultivation
  • Symptomatology and diagnosis of harmful causes of oilseed rape
  • Strategies of infestation reduction in the field
  • Development of pathogen populations in climate change
  • Pesticide resistance of pests
  • Economic relevance of control concepts

Tropics and Subtropics

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OBJECTIVE : 


  • Intensification of the exchange of knowledge and experience between persons working in development research
  • Presentation and dissemination of current results of the subject area
  • Preservation of existing documentation (eg slide collections)
  • Participation in subject-specific conferences


TOPICS :


  • Technical cooperation to maintain and improve plant health
  • Current strategies in tropical / subtropical crop protection
  • New pathogens and pests
  • Natural substances as pesticides
  • Biodiversity of pests and beneficial organisms
  • Storage protection - storage pests and storage rots
  • Biotechnology - Opportunities for Farmers and Consumers in the Tropics and Subtropics
  • Participatory research
  • Training

Viral Diseases of the Plant

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OBJECTIVE :


  • Discussion of current viral problems of the plant practice
  • Formulation of solutions for the prevention of virus problems


TOPICS : 


  • Viruses as a cause of plant diseases
  • classification
  • viroids
  • Ultrastructure and morphology
  • Infection process and virus synthesis
  • Virus spread in plants
  • Virus transmission, epidemiology and diagnostics
  • Symptoms and diseases
  • countermeasures

Forest Protection

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OBJECTIVE : 


  • Presentation and discussion of current research and results on forest conservation
  • Expansion of knowledge about economic, social and ecological aspects of forest conservation
  • Promotion of scientific work on alternative techniques of forest protection and their practical feasibility


TOPICS :


  • Alternative techniques in forest conservation
  • Insecticides in the forest
  • Medium output with aircraft
  • Invasive species and plant quarantine
  • New pathogens and heat loving species
  • complex diseases

Arthropods & Entomopathogenic Nematodes

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OBJECTIVE : 


  • Encourage the exchange of experience and cooperation between researchers, beneficial producers and consultants
  • Exchange about work (also unfinished)
  • Discussion of biology, behavior and detection of beneficial populations in the field, methods of conservation, promotion, breeding and applications of beneficial organisms


TOPICS :


  • Importance of beneficial organisms in crop protection
  • Methods of conservation and promotion
  • Methods for mass breeding and application
  • Planning and evaluation of experiments
  • quality control
  • Integration with chemical pesticides
  • Detecting the side effect of chemical preparations

Pests in cereals, corn and legumes

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OBJECTIVE :


  • Development of solutions for questions of planning, methodology and evaluation of experiments with pesticides against cereal pests
  • Promote scientific work by presenting new methods and methods for pesticide minimization
  • Discussion of current topics of integrated pest management
  • Cooperation with working groups of related fields


TOPICS :


  • Pests as a cause of quality defects in crops
  • Symptoms and diagnosis of pests on cereals
  • Strategies of infestation reduction in the field
  • Development of pathogen populations in climate change
  • Pesticide resistance of pests
  • Economic relevance of control concepts

Urban Green

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OBJECTIVE : 


  • Development of integrated, biological and alternative care and control procedures
  • Integration of urban plants into crop protection concepts for future-oriented production within the city


TOPICS :


  • Emergence of new harmful organisms in tree nurseries
  • Biology of pests and pathogenesis of pathogens
  • Strategies for targeted, environmentally friendly and integrated pest management
  • Strategies for the prevention and spread of harmful organisms
  • Alternatives in crop protection
  • Monitoring method for early detection of infestation
  • Evaluation of plant protection methods
  • Problems of plant use in the city

Storage Protection

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OBJECTIVE :


  • Exchange between science and practice
  • Presentation of current research results
  • Discussion of current developments
  • Networking of persons and institutions in the protection of stored products
  • Promotion of young scientists
  • Interdisciplinary exchange with other working groups


TOPICS : 


  • New findings on pest biology, damage and losses
  • Changes in storage technology
  • Method of pest prevention in different products / processes
  • Pesticide screening and monitoring procedures
  • Method of physical pest control
  • Method of biological pest control
  • Method of chemical pest control
  • IPM strategies for the protection of stored products in organic farming
  • IPM strategies for stock protection in conventional cultivation
  • National and international legal regulations / conferences
  • Stock protection in temperate climates, the tropics and subtropics

Vertibrates

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OBJECTIVE : 


  • Discussion of current vertebrate animal problems in plant cultivation practice
  • Formulation of solutions for the prevention and control of vertebrate animal problems


TOPICS : 


  • Ecology and management of field rodent populations
  • Behavior, ecology and control of commensal rodents
  • Defense of feeding damage by rodents and game
  • Collection and management of damage caused by birds in agriculture
  • Vertebrates as vectors and reservoirs for pathogens
  • Ecological effects of control methods
  • Protection of amphibians, mammals and birds from being endangered by pesticides
  • Integration of protected vertebrate species into agriculture
  • Legal regulations of the control of vertebrates
  • Damage caused by vertebrates to buildings and waters