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Past Zonal Symposia 2002 onwards

Zonal Symposium (2002-2017)

Zone

Date

Topic

Organizer

Venue

2017

North- Eastern

Oct. 10-11, 2017

Emerging and Re-emerging Plant Diseases in North East India: Challenges and Strategies

N. Prakash/ Susheel Sharma

ICAR-RC-NEH Region, Manipur Centre, Imphal, Manipur

Southern

Sept. 12-13, 2017

Emerging trends in plant health management in relation to climate change

V. Devappa/ B. Anjaneya Reddy

College of Horticulture, UHS Campus, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Northern

Nov. 13-14, 2017

Ecologically Sustainable Plant Diseases Management under Diversified Farming Situation

Shahid Ahmad/ S.K. Singh

SKUAST-J, Jammu & Kashmir

Mid-Eastern

Dec. 21-23, 2017

Sustainable disease management: Approaches and applications

K.P. Singh/ A.K. Tewari

GBPUAT, Pantanagar, Uttarakhand

Eastern

Nov. 23-24, 2017

Challenges and perspective in plant health management under climate change scenario

Srikanta Das/ Subrata Dutta

BCKV, Mohanpur, West Bengal

Delhi

Dec. 19, 2017

Innovative strategies for the management of plant disease under climate change scenario

Atul Kumar/ Bishnu M. Bashyal

Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

Central

Dec. 14-15, 2017

Challenges and opportunity: Management of plant disease under weather change

Om Gupta/ Pramod Kr. Gupta

JNKVV, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

Western

Oct. 06, 2017

Zonal symposium held with special symposium

S.S. Mane/ M.V. Totawar

AAU, Anand, Gujarat

2016

North Eastern

Nov. 4-5, 2016

Facilitating a shift from chemo-centric to organic mode of plant health management in North East India

K.C. Puzari/ Ashok Bhattacharyya

AAU, Jorhat, Assam

Northern

Nov. 10-11, 2016

Management of Plant Diseases under Changing Climate Scenario

M.S. Saharan/ Sudheer Kumar

ICAR-IIWBR, Karnal, Haryana

Western

Nov. 21-22, 2016

Plant Health Management for Sustainable Agriculture

K.T. Apet/ S.D Somwanshi

College of Agriculture, Udgir, Maharashtra

Central

Dec. 8-9, 2016

Pathogen dynamics and diseases management for sustainable agriculture

M. Srinivas Prasad/ V. Prakasam

ICAR-IIRR, Hyderabad, Telangana

Eastern

Dec. 8-9, 2016

Plant Health Management for Food security and Safety

Jayant Saha/ B.N. Panja

BCKV, Nadia, West Bengal

Southern

Dec. 15-16, 2016

Recent Advances in Plant Health Management for Sustainable Productivity

S.T. Naik/ Shamarao Jahagirdar

UAS, Dharwad, Karnataka

Delhi

Dec. 17-18, 2016

Phytopathogenic Mollicutes: A current Indian scenario of diagnosis, epidemiology and disease management

G.P. Rao/ G. Prakash

Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Mid-Eastern

Dec. 29, 2016

Crop Health Management through eco-friendly approaches

Krishna Kumar/ Md. Akram

ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

2015-16

North

Sep. 28-29, 2015

Holistic Approaches for Plant Health Management

H.R. Gautam/ Dharmesh Gupta

Dr. Y.S.P.U.H.F., Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Western

Nov. 28-29, 2015

Prospects in Diversity, Diagnosis and Management of Diseases of Horticultural and Field Crops

D.G. Hingole/ K.A. Anbhule

College of Agriculture, Badnapur, Jalna, Maharashtra

Mid-Eastern

Dec. 18-19, 2015

Impact of climate change on plant-microbe interactions and its implications

R.S. Upadhyay/ B.K. Sarma

BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Southern

Jan. 05-06, 2016

Recent Advances in Plant Pathological Research and Education

M.K. Naik/ Gururaj Sunkad

UAS, Raichur, Karnataka

Eastern

Jan. 7th, 2016

Recent tools in Plant Disease Diagnostics

A.K. Chowdhury/ P.M. Bhattacharya

UBKV, Coochbehar, West Bengal

North Eastern

Jan. 15-16, 2016

Plant Health Management in North East India

S.V. Ngachan/ Pankaj Baiswar

ICAR-RC-NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya

Delhi

Feb. 20, 2016

Biosecurity in food value chain

V. Celia Chalam/ Jameel Akhtar

ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi

2014-15

Southern

Dec. 11-12, 2014

Plant Diseases – Perspectives and Innovative Management Strategies

I.K. Kalappanvar/ S.I. Harlapur

UAS, Dharwad, Karnataka

Delhi

Jan. 17, 2015

Innovative approaches of plant disease management for sustainable development

K.S. Hooda/ Vaibhav Kr. Singh

Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

Western

Jan. 24-25, 2015

Plant Pathology - Disease diagnosis and management for sustainable Agriculture

B.M. Waghmare/ Sunita J. Magar

Botany Research Center, Maharashtra Mahavidyalaya, Latur, Maharashtra

Eastern

Jan. 29-30, 2015

Advances in Phytopathological Research in Globalized Era with Reference to Eastern Region

Jyoti Kumar/ Manoj Kr. Barnwal

Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand

North- Eastern

Feb. 10-11, 2015

Holistic plant health management in organic agriculture

S.V. Ngachan/ Pankaj Baiswar

ICAR-RC-NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya

Central

Mar. 10, 2015

Innovative Management Strategies to Mitigate Diseases of Agricultural and Horticultural crops

A.S. Kotasthane/ H.K. Singh

IGKV, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

2013-14

Eastern

Oct. 24-25, 2013

Crop Pathosystem Interaction Under Aberrant Weather and Perspectives for Crop Health Management

Mukund Variar/ Dipankar Maiti

CRURRS, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand

Mid-Eastern

Oct. 26-27, 2013

Microbes Promoting Crop Health, Productivity & Sustainability

Rakesh Pandey/ M. Zaim

CSIR-CIMAP & CSIR-NBRI, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Central

Feb. 24, 2014

Emerging Trends in Plant Health Management

M.P. Thakur/ C.P. Khare

IGKVV, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Western

Dec. 27-28, 2013

Plant Diseases: Diagnostics and Integrated Disease Management for Food Security

D.N. Dhutraj/ A.P. Suryawanshi

MKV, Parbhani, Maharashtra

Southern

Oct. 24-25, 2013

Pathogenomics for Diagnosis and Management of Plant Diseases

S.K. Chakrabarti/ T. Makeshkumar

CTCRI, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Delhi

Dec. 13, 2013

Functional strategies for tackling emerging diseases of major food crops

Robin Gogoi/ Someshwar Bhagat

Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

2012

Northern

Sept. 28-29, 2012

Emerging Issues in Plant Health Management

S.K. Gupta/ N.K. Bharat

Dr. Y.S.P.U.H.F., Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Eastern

Oct. 6-7, 2012

Plant microbe interactions and crop health management

N.C. Mondal/ Mohan K. Biswas

Palli Siksha Bhavana Visva Bharati, Sriniketan, West Bengal

Mid-Eastern

Oct. 12-13, 2012

Managing threatening diseases of horticultural, medicinal and crop plants in relation to changing climatic situation

A.K. Misra/ Rakesh Pandey

IISR, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Western

Oct. 30-31, 2012

Consortium approach for Plant health and disease management

R.M. Gade/ G.K. Giri

Dr. PDKV, Akola, Maharashtra

Central

Nov. 2-3, 2012

Disease management challenges in changing rainfed crop production systems of India

Suseelendra Desai/ R.D. Prasad

CRIDA, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Southern

Nov. 16-17, 2012

Heading towards molecular horizons in Plant Pathology: Host resistance, Pathogen dynamics, Diagnostics and Management

R. Viswanathan/ A. Ramesh Sunder

SBI, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Delhi

Nov., 2012

Genetic Diversity towards managing plant pathogens

S.C. Dubey/ Kalyan K. Mondal

Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

2011

Delhi

Sep. 9, 2011

Recent Advances in Diagnostics of Plant Pathogens and Certification Procedures for Planting Material

D.B. Parakh/ V. Celia Chalam

NBPGR, Pusa Campus, New Delhi

Mid-Eastern

Nov. 18-19, 2011

Sustainable Crop Protection in Changing Agriculture Scenario

Rajendra Prasad/ Samir Kr. Biswas

CSUAT, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Northern

Nov. 3-4, 2011

Strategic issues in Plant Pathological Research

Y.S. Paul/ D.K. Banyal

CSKHPKV, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

Eastern

Nov. 4-5, 2011

Micro-organisms and Plant Health/ Plant Pathology Today and Future Directions

D.K. Jha/ T.C. Sharma

Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam

Western

Oct. 19-20, 2011

Recent Trends in Disease Management of Horticultural crops

Pandurang A. Fugro/ M.S. Joshi

Dr. B.S.K.K.V., Dapoli, Maharashtra

Southern

Oct. 14-15, 2011

Integrated Disease Management Strategies in relation to Climate Change in South India

Vittal I. Benagi/ V.B. Nargund

UAS, Dharwad, Karnataka

2010

Delhi

Nov. 16, 2010

Climate Change and Plant Diseases- Risks and Responses

Rashmi Aggarwal/ M.S. Yadav

Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

Mid-Eastern

Oct. 26-28, 2010

Unravelling Multiple Facets of Biological Control in National Purview: Trends, Challenges and Societal Implications

H.B. Singh/ S.S. Vaish

BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Northern

Oct. 28-29, 2010

Emerging Plant Diseases in North India : Status and Management Strategies

S.K. Gandhi/ M.S. Sangwan

CCS HAU, Hisar, Haryana

Eastern

Oct. 29-30, 2010

Plant Protection Strategies in Organic Agriculture

G.K.N. Chhetry/ R.R. Pandey

Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal Manipur

Western

Dec. 13, 2010

Current Status of Molecular Plant Pathology and Plant Disease Management

R.N. Pandey/ K.R. Joshi

AAU, Anand, Gujarat

Southern

Oct. 22-23, 2010

Changing Plant Disease Scenario in Relation to Climate Change

M. Anandaraj/ A.I. Bhat

IISR, Calicut, Kerala

Central

Oct. 27-28, 2010

Recent Advances in Integrated Disease Management for Enhancing Food Production

S. Gangopadhyay/ V.K. Gaur

SKRAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan

2008-09

Western

Sept. 17-18, 2008

Biotechnology in Plant Disease Management for Sustainable Crop Protection

S.K. Singh/ S.K. Potadar

MACS’ ARI, Pune, Maharashtra

Mid-Eastern

Oct. 13-15, 2008

Advances in Microbial Diversity and Disease Management for Sustainable Crop Production

K.P. Singh/ P. Srinivas

G.B.P.U.A.&T., C.F.H.A., Hill Campus, Ranichauri, Uttarakhand

Southern

Nov. 24-25, 2008

Advances in Plant Pathology for Sustainable Agriculture

V. Prakasam/ R. Velazhanan

TNAU, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Northern

Dec. 23-24, 2008

Transgenics in defense of agricultural crops

J. Kumar/ M.S. Saharan

DWR, Karnal, Haryana

Delhi

Jul. 4, 2009

Capacity building in plant pathology

R.K. Mittal/ Dinesh Singh

Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

2007

Delhi

Nov. 17, 2007

Seed health testing and certification : need for marching ahead

Usha Dev/ D.B. Parakh

NBPGR, Pusa Campus, New Delhi

Northern

Nov. 6-7, 2007

Eco-friendly disease management approaches for organic farming in horticultural crops

J.N. Sharma/ A.K. Gupta

Dr. Y.S.P.U.H.F., Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Mid-Eastern

Nov. 15-17, 2007

Advancing frontiers of Plant disease management

A.K. Singh/ Kiran Singh

N.D.U.A.T., Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh

Eastern

Nov. 29-30, 2007

Plant disease management n organic farming system

G.K.N. Chhetry/ M. Shyamkesho

Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur

Western

Jan. 09, 2008

Emerging trends of plant disease management in organic farming

B.P. Kurundkar/ S.B. Mahajan

Regional Wheat Rust, Research Station, Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra

Southern

Nov. 28-29, 2007

Molecular plant pathology and biotechnology for sustainable crop production

S.R. Niranjana/ S. Umesha

University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka

Central

Nov. 2-3, 2007

Innovative approaches for disease management in arid crops for enhancing export potentials

B.S. Rathore/ Ritu Mawar

ARS, Mandor, Rajasthan

2006

Delhi

Nov. 10, 2006

Advances in Molecular Biology of Plant Disease Resistance

T.R. Sharma/ Kajal Kr. Biswas

Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

Northern

Oct. 27-28, 2006

Wilt diseases of plants

S.K. Mann/ P.P.S. Pannu

PAU, Ludhiana, Punjab

Mid-Eastern

Dec. 18-19, 2006

Microbial Diversity and Plant Health Problems

N.N. Tripathi/ Pooja Singh

DDU, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

Eastern

Nov. 27, 2006

Diversity of Plant Pathogens and their Management in Eastern India

N. Irabanta Singh/ G.K.N. Chhetry

Manipur University, Canchipur, Manipur

Western

Nov. 23-24, 2006

Recent Trends in Diagnosis and Management of Chronic and Emerging Plant Diseases

P.K. Chakrabarty/ D.K. Ghosh

CICR, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Southern

Nov. 28, 2006

Emerging Trends in Integrated Plant Disease Management

R. Chandramohanan/ 

M. Gunasekaran

CPCRI, Kasaragod, Kerala

2005

Delhi

Dec. 08, 2005

Plant disease management at the cross roads

O.M. Bombawale/ D. Bahukhandi

Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

Northern

Dec. 21-22, 2005

Plant disease diagnosis, epidemiology and their management

Sher Singh/ Indira Hudda

CCS HAU, Hisar, Haryana

Mid-Eastern

Jan. 16, 2006

Approaches to combat plant diseases

Kumud Kumar/ Mukesh Srivastava

CSAUAT, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Eastern

Dec., 2005

Current trends in plant disease management for improving productivity

Paran Boruah/ B.S. Dileep Kumar

Regional Research Laboratoty (CSIR), Jorhat, Assam

Central

Dec. 12, 2005

Diversity of pathogens in agriculture and forestry and their management

Jamaluddin/ V. Nath

TFRI, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

Western

Nov., 2005

Current trends in innovating approaches for plant disease management

B.P. Kurundkar/ B.M. Kareppa

MAU, Parbhani, Maharashtra

Southern

Dec. 29-30, 2005

Modern concept in plant disease management and their global thrust

T. Kalaimani/ A. Eswaran

Sugarcane Research Station, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu

2004

Delhi

Dec. 10, 2004

Variability in plant pathogens and their management

Pratibha Sharma/ V.K. Baranwal

Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

Northern

Oct. 14-15, 2004

Emerging approaches in the management of plant diseases

A.K. Sood/ P.N. Sharma

CSK HPKV, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

Mid-Eastern

Dec. 28, 2004

Detection and management of plant diseases using conventional and modern tools

Om Prakash/ A.K. Verma

CISH, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Eastern

Dec. 10-11, 2004

Emerging frontiers of research in Plant Pathology in Eastern region with special reference to management of soil borne diseases

Shivendra Kumar/ Jyoti Kumar

Horticulture & Agro-Forestry Research Programme (ICAR), PLANDU, Ranchi, Jharkhand

Central

Dec. 29-31, 2004

Emerging trends in Mycology, Plant Pathology and Microbial Biotechnology

G. Bagyanarayana/ B. Bhardraiah

Osmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Western

Dec. 18-19, 2004

Recent advances in Integrated disease management

P.V. Papdiwal/ V.C. Khilare

Dr. B.A.M.U., Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Southern

Dec. 9-10, 2004

Biology, biotechnology, Epidemiology and management of plant diseases

A.H. Rajasab/ G.M. Vidyasagar

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka

2003

Delhi

Dec. 16, 2003

Plant Diseases and their management strategies

Ashok Gaur/ S.C. Dubey

Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

Northern

Nov. 14-15, 2003

Challenging problems in horticultural and forest pathology

R.C. Sharma/ J.N. Sharma

YASPUHF, Solan

Mid-Eastern

Dec. 11-12, 2003

Emerging trends in plant disease research and management

S.N. Srivastava/ Ramji Lal

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Eastern

Nov. 12, 2003

Microorganisms in relation to crop health in eastern India

S.K. Raj/ S.K. Pan

BCKV, Nadia, West Bengal

Central

Nov. 22-23, 2003

Biotechnological approaches for the management of plant diseases

P.C. Trivedi/ Kailash Agarwal

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Western

Dec. 20-21, 2003

Recent advances in management of plant diseases, technology development and applications

R.V. Gandhe/ N.N. Patil

ARI, Pune, Maharashtra

Southern

Dec. 18-20, 2003

Recent Developments in the Diagnosis and Management of Plant Diseases for meeting global challenges

Srikant Kulkarni/ A.S. Byadgi

UAS, Dharwad, Karnataka

2002

Delhi

Dec. 12, 2002

Redressal of biotic stresses in Crop Plants

R.C. Sharma/ S.N. Rai

Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

Northern

Nov. 22-23, 2002

Integrated Plant Disease Management through Eco-friendly strategies

R.S. Singh/ S.S. Kang

PAU, Ludhiana

Mid-Eastern

Nov. 21-23, 2002

Integrated Management of Plant Diseases of Mid-Eastern India with a Cropping System Perspective

R.B. Singh/ A.K. Singh

NDUAT, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh

Eastern

Nov. 15-16, 2002

Disease Management Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture

K.N. Bhagabati/ Robin Gogoi

AAU, Jorhat, Assam

Central

Jan. 14-15, 2002

Plant Disease Management

Apparao Podile/ Nageshwar Rao

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

Western

Oct. 29-30, 2002

Major Plant Diseases and Their Management

Sheoraj/ S.A.M.H. Naqvi

CICR, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Southern

Dec. 19-21, 2002

Plant Disease Scenario in Southern India

V. Muniyappa/ Nagaraju

UAS, Bangalore, Karnataka