International Scientific-Practical Conference «Biological method of protecting plant: achievements and prospects» has been taken place
01–05 October 2018 in Odessa on base Engineering and Technology Institute «Biotechnica» National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine the International Scientific-Practical Conference dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine «Biological method of protecting plant: achievements and prospects» has been taken place. The representatives of scientific institutions, higher education institutions, research stations of plants quarantine, production structures of countries, which are the members of East Palearctic Regional Section of International Organisation for Biological Control (EPRS IOBC): Ukraine (14 organizations), Republic of Belarus (1), Republic of Latvia (2), Republic of Moldova (1), Republic of Poland (1), Russian Federation (3) as well as the member of West Palearctic Regional Section of IOBC (WPRS IOBC) – Italian Republic (2), participated in the Conference. The total number of participants was more than 70 people.
The conference had been given by National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine, ETI «Biotechnica» NAAS of Ukraine, EPRS IOBC.
The proceeding of International scientific conference has been published as Information bulletin of EPRS IOBC № 53.
For three days – 2, 3 and 4 October 2018 on plenary session and on session by sections the 7 plenary reports and 30 sectional reports have been heared as well as 7 reports on round-table discussion.
The sessions by sections was at three subject line of investigation. The section 1 «Agroecological and biotechnological fundamentals of using of means of achievement of sustainable agriculture, the phytosanitary monitoring». The section 2 «The microbiological preparations production for plant protection». The section 3 «Production of plant protection entomological products».
In the Conference, in addition to the plenary session and session by sections the round-table discussion has been held in addition to exhibition of scientific developments, biologicals, the production which has been produced in the field of application of biocontrol.
In the work of round-table discussion the scientists which were the participants of the conference, the farmers' representatives of Ukraine, farmers from Republic of Tajikistan have taken part.
The participants of conference unanimously adopted the resolution in which the attention is focused on the next:
- the development of legislative acts, which regulate questions of production and applying of biocontrol agents;
- the development of wide network of biofactories and biolaboratories;
- the forming of common culture of ecologically secure agrarian producing which based on creation of the system of perfected training of highly qualified personnel with the skills of applying of modern biologicals for plant protection and modern biotechnologies;
- the development of effective mechanisms of stimulation of switchover to biocontrol and integrated pest management;