IWGO - Biocontrol of Ostrinia and Other Maize Pests

Convenors

Dr. Ulli KUHLMANN, Switzerland, u.kuhlmann@cabi.org

Dr. Tom SAPPINGTON, USA, tom.sappington@ars.usda.gov

Dr. WANG Zhenying, China, zywang@ippcaas.cn

 

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IWGO Conference 2017, Photos:

(Photo credit: KCS, Delémont)

26th IWGO Conference participants from North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Africa, with above-average attendance by scientists from China.

Group Photo:
26th IWGO Conference participants from North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Africa, with above-average attendance by scientists from China.

 

The opening ceremony was chaired by IWGO Co-Convenor Dr Wang Zhenying. Dr Dewen Qiu, Deputy Director General of IPP-CAAS and Dr Dongxing Feng, Director General, Department of International Collaboration of CAAS, gave a welcome address as did IWGO Convenor, Dr Ulrich Kuhlmann. IWGO Co-Convenor Dr Tom Sappington is on the far right.

Opening Session:
The opening ceremony was chaired by IWGO Co-Convenor Dr Wang Zhenying. Dr Dewen Qiu, Deputy Director General of IPP-CAAS and Dr Dongxing Feng, Director General, Department of International Collaboration of CAAS, gave a welcome address as did IWGO Convenor, Dr Ulrich Kuhlmann. IWGO Co-Convenor Dr Tom Sappington is on the far right.

 

IWGO Convenors:
Left to right: Ulli Kuhlmann, Victor Clottey, Tom Sappington and Wang Zhenyeng (IWGO Conference 2017)

IWGO Convenors:
Left to right: Ulli Kuhlmann, Victor Clottey, Tom Sappington and Wang Zhenyeng. Victor Clottey will help facilitate the new IWGO subgroup on the fall armyworm until the first meeting takes place in Africa early spring 2018.

 

IWGO Conference 2017, IOBC Global Travel Award Recipients: 
Left to right: Westen R. Archibald, Julie Peterson, Debora Montezano, Rebecca Schmidt-Jeffris, Pamela Bruno and Geoffrey Jaffuel received the IOBC Global Travel Fund. Not pictured: Yu Chen, and Haicui Xie who also benefited from the IOBC Global Travel Fund.

IOBC Global Travel Award Recipients:
Left to right: Westen R. Archibald, Julie Peterson, Debora Montezano, Rebecca Schmidt-Jeffris, Pamela Bruno and Geoffrey Jaffuel received the IOBC Global Travel Fund. Not pictured: Yu Chen, and Haicui Xie who also benefited from the IOBC Global Travel Fund.