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08.01.18 - 11.01.18
Start time
08.01.18 18:30
End time
11.01.18 13:00
Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel, 149 King's Road, Brighton BN1 2PP

The Association of Applied Biologists Pesticide Application Group will be holding a three day conference on international advances in pesticide application.

Key topic areas for sessions include:
- International Regulations and Standards - Precision crop spraying
- On target deposition - Sprayer loading and cleaning
- Spray drift
- Efficacy
- Soil/granule applications
- Fruit/vine/vegetable spraying - Pesticide application in developing countries
- Operator exposure including product loading - Crop adapted spraying
- Spray measurement techniques - Post application emission
- Application of bio-pesticides and bio-control agents - Seed treatment
- Application of pheromones - Vector control
- Bystander, Operator and Environmental Exposure - Emerging crops
- Control systems for sprayers - Urban Amenity
- Formulation - Pellets and Granules
- Forestry

For full details go the conference homepage and go to the conference programme if you wish to view the itinerary.

To register go to the Association of Applied Biologist page.

Registration deadline: 8 January 2018

At this conference, we are again going to present a “Per Gummer Andersen award” to an early career scientist working in this area, to enable them to attend the conference. This award will cover registration fees, including up to 3 nights' accommodation, and a contribution towards travel to the conference. To apply for this award, please send your CV and a 1 page report on why you think this award should be presented to you by 31 August to Dr Tom Robinson at The successful applicant will be informed of the committee's decision by 30 September 2017.