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Published on Dec 4, 2013
Session 2; Chair: Dr Rimvys Vasaitis 11:15 -- 11:35; Dr Heinrich Lösing (Germany): Susceptibility of Fraxinus species against ash dieback caused by the fungus Chalara fraxinea 11:35 -- 11:55; Prof Jens Peter Skovsgaard (Sweden): How does ash dieback influence silviculture? How can silviculture influence ash dieback? 11:55 -- 12:15; Dr Berthold Metzler (Germany): Ash dieback in South West Germany and guidelines for management practices 12:15 -- 12:35; Prof Erik D. Kjaer (Denmark): Natural variation in resistance can prove an important part of the long-term solution to the Chalara dieback crisis 12:35 -- 12:55; Prof Jan Stenlid (Sweden): Lessons from ash dieback on unbalanced interplay between host trees and pathogens
This conference on 29th November 2013 provided an opportunity for British stakeholders to benefit from scientists' experiences of ash dieback in continental Europe. This meeting was supported and organised by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology action FRAXBACK (FRAXBACK FP1103 COST Action). This action is coordinated by Dr Rimvys Vasaitis, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. The local organiser of the conference is Dr Richard Buggs, Queen Mary University of London. The conference was held at the Linnean Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly.