The BSPP aims produce resources to help promote the teaching of plant pathology from primary school up to university level. We have a set of new primary school resources to help teach about major plant pathogens and how to identify the different types of pathogens. Click here for more...

The United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development.... click here to read more

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Welcome to
The British Society for Plant Pathology

We support the professional interests of plant pathologists worldwide. We organise regular scientific meetings, edit three international pathology journals and make funds available to members.

Upcoming Conferences

POSTPONED – Write Now! Residential course on popular writing about plant health

7th April 2020 at 2:00 pm - 9th April 2020 at 3:30 pm

Oxon Hoath

POSTPONED – Our Plants, Our Future

20th April 2020 - 21st April 2020

Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London



The BSPP is responsible for editing three international peer-reviewed journals



The society provides funding for fellowships, travel and promotion



Events promoting knowledge and excitement about plant pathology


Join us

BSPP members enjoy a number of exclusive benefits. Reduced rates for students!