2013 International Clubroot Workshop

Edmonton, Alberta
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Wednesday, June 19 - Saturday, June 22, 2013
Delta Edmonton South Hotel and Conference Centre
Edmonton, Alberta

2013 International Clubroot Workshop

The 2013 International Clubroot Workshop will bring together a global network of leading researchers and academics to exchange information and research results about all aspects of clubroot. This forum is the culmination of the Clubroot Risk Mitigation Initiative, a successful federally funded research program which brought together leading clubroot researchers in Canada to focus solely on this disease. This meeting will look at the practical challenges encountered with respect to clubroot and the solutions which can be adopted to promote sustainability in canola production.

The meeting is being held in the vibrant city of Edmonton, Alberta and immediately follows the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Phytopathological Society. Edmonton has many attractions to offer visitors. Please find out more about Edmonton by 
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The 2013 International Clubroot Workshop is a two day workshop with a reception prior to the workshop and a farm tour after the workshop. Participants can choose which events they would like to attend. Workshop participants will learn about the latest in clubroot research and management which can be incorporated into regular protocol. There will be speaker presentations and poster presentations. A field tour and a post-workshop excursion are also planned.

2013 International Clubroot Workshop Agenda

International Speakers

Dr. Geoffrey Dixon – University of Reading, United Kingdom

Dr. Elke Diederichsen – Institut für Angewandte Genetik, Germany
Dr. Yueqiu He – Yunnan Agricultural University, China

Special Journal Edition

The 2013 International Clubroot Workshop has partnered with the Canadian Phytopathological Society to publish a Special Edition of the Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology on clubroot research and management.


Contact Information

  • For Information:
    Clint Jurke

    For information or assistance with registration, please contact Ellen McNabb at 204-982-7751

Payment Instructions

  • Registration Online Visa/MasterCard Payments Accepted
    Cheques Made Payable to "Canola Council of Canada"

    For American Express - Please call: 204-982-7751

    2013 CPS Annual Meeting Agenda.
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