Tanzania hosts international conference on plant virus diseases in February 2013

Healthy cassava plants
Healthy and hybrid cassava varieties (Photo: IITA)

The 12th International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium will be held in Arusha, Tanzania from 28 January to 1 February 2013.

Under the theme, Evolution, Ecology and Control of Plant Viruses, the symposium will bring together scientists from around the world to discuss the latest research on the prevention and control of plant virus diseases.

The conference is organized and hosted by the International Committee for Plant Virus Epidemiology (ICPVE) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).

More information is available on the conference website.