13 undergraduates were supported through our Lockdown Bursary scheme 2020 to develop their skills in plant pathology. Exploring effective approaches to collating data and using technology to resolve plant health issues. Click here to see videos from the voices of some of the #FoodHeroes our society represents.
The British Society for Plant Pathology (BSPP) was founded in 1981 for the study and advancement of plant pathology. We support the professional interests of plant pathologists worldwide and provide information and communicate with our members via a newsletter, website and annual meeting. Read more here...
Read the thoughts of the invited speakers from the now rescheduled ‘Our Plants, Our Future’ conference (now February 2021)
The BSPP produces resources to help promote the teaching of plant pathology from primary school up to university level. We have resources introducing plant pathogens for primary schools (Plant Doctors and Make a Plant Attacker) and more detailed content to help teach about major plant pathogens that are named on GCSE and A-level specifications.
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