Inauguratie Prof. dr. Gerben Messelink en symposium Biological Pest Control

Organisator Wageningen University, Glastuinbouw

do 28 oktober 2021 16:00 tot 18:00


You are warmly invited to the inaugural lecture of Prof. dr. Gerben Messelink upon taking up the position of Special Professor of Biological Pest Control in Greenhouse Production Systems at Wageningen University & Research, titled:

Teambuilding in biocontrol

The lecture will be preceded by a symposium on Biological Pest Control with the following programme:

13:30 Opening Prof. Dr. Marcel Dicke (Wageningen University)

13:35 Prof. Dr. Joop van Lenteren (Wageningen University): A "green deal" dream became reality

13:50 Dr. Arne Janssen (University of Amsterdam): The true story about pesticides

14:05 Dr. Erik Poelman (Wageningen University): Biodiversity and biocontrol

14:20 Dr. Tom Groot (Koppert Biological Systems): Criteria for new biological control agents

14:35 Prof. Dr. Bart Lievens (KU Leuven): Entomopathogenic fungal endophytes as potential biocontrol agents of pest insects

14:50 Dr. Roos Buitenhuis (Vineland Research and Innovation Centre): Biocontrol in the Canadian Greenhouse industry

Both the inauguration and symposium can be followed online.

For in person attendance of the inaugural lecture and/or symposium, we kindly ask you to indicate your attendance by filling in this form.