VERSAILLES (France), 9-14 July 2017

EAPR 2017 - 20th Triennal conference

  • Date : from 09/07/2017 to 14/07/2017

  • Location : VERSAILLES (France) (78 - Yvelines)

The Scientific programme of the 20th Triennial Conference of the EAPR will be built on the frame sentence : “Potato facing global challenges”.

Climate change and impact on crop:

  • Emerging pests, tolerance to biotic stress

  • Tolerance to abiotic stresses (water, salt, heat, cold ...)

  • Evolution / displacement of production areas

To produce and breed differently:

  • To produce closer to the plant needs (precision farming, DSS, ...)

  • Bio-control: solutions that are expanding

  • The digital revolution: high throughput phenotyping and genotyping

  • GM, TPS, participatory breeding

Sustainable Resource Management:

  • Genetic resources for a sustainable potato production

  • Sustainable management of soil fertility

  • Pests and integrated plant protection

  • Sustainable water management

  • Maintaining an healthy situation in front of globalization: regulations as tools to preserve the potential of potato production

Population growth and food security:

  • European cooperation actions

  • Positioning potato vs other arable crops (maize, rice, wheat, sorghum)

  • Nutrition and health

Market segmentation and added value:

  • Comparison between the European model and the rest of the world

  • Acceptance of innovation

  • Non-food use

Practical information

Price (incl. tax) : 140/630 €

Getting there :
Palais des Congrès de Versailles
10 rue de la Chancellerie
78000 VERSAILLES (France)