Agrifood system transformation

1/ Szilvia BENCZE, OMKI (Hungary): "Return of ancient wheats, emmer and einkorn – a way of the peaceful war for a more sustainable living and farming

2/ Chloé SALEMBIER, INRAE (France): "An approach to detect and overcome cognitive fixations to innovate in crop protection"

3/ Marie-Hélène JEUFFROY, INRAE (France): "Design workshops for pesticide-free cropping systems and decision-support tools: learning from 12 case studies"

4/ Olivier MORA, INRAE (France): "Building scenarios of chemical pesticide-free crop protection strategies with a disruption approach: lessons and perspective for research by 2050"

5/ José Luis VICENTE-VICENTE, ZALF (Germany): "Agroecological characterisation in Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms: using the Agroecology Criteria Tool (ACT) to characterize pesticide-free farms for agri-food system transformation"

6/ Margarita C. HADJISTYLLI, MOA (Cyprus): "From fork to farm: a retrospective approach from pesticide residues to sustainable use of pesticides towards agri-food transformation"


Bio-inspired management of Crop Health

1/ Cyril ZIPFEL, University of Zürich (Switzerland): "Capitalizing on the plant own immune system to improve crop disease resistance"

2/ Jürgen GROSS, JKI (Germany): "Novel trends on semiochemicals and semiophysicals for pesticide reduction in integrated pest management"

3/ Joaquín POZO DENGRA, Biorizon Biotech (Spain): "Biopesticides based on microalgae via circular economy approach – (EMFF- ALGAENAUTS Project)"

4/ Felix WÄCKERS, Biobest Group (Belgium): "The power of small: How the next big thing in biocontrol might be something minute"

5/ Szabolcs TOTH, UNI Mate (Hungary):  "Entomopathogenic nematodes contribute to replace synthetic soil insecticides for suppressing populations of the maize pest Diabrotica virgifera virgifera in Europe"

6/ Claire PRIGENT-COMBARE, CNRS, INRAE (France): "Protecting crops against the parasite weed of the Orobanche and Phelipanche species through integrated plant protection strategies"


Cropping system (part 1)

1/ Andrea RADICI, INRAE (France): "A transboundary perspective for managing (re-)emerging airborne pathogens in agriculture"

2/ Caroline COLNENNE-DAVID, INRAE (France): "Pesticide-free cropping system: performances, learnings and technical locks from a field trial"

3/ Nicolas MUNIER-JOLAIN, INRAE (France): "Demonstrating that reducing the reliance on pesticide is possible, based on networks of pioneer farmers. Experience of the DEPHY network in France and perspectives with IPMWORKS at the EU scale"

4/ Silke DACHBRODT-SAAYDEH, JKI (Germany): "Levers and potential for pesticide use reduction by Integrated Pest Management - experiences at different spatial scales"

5/ Jacob C. DOUMA, WUR (The Netherlands): "Intercropping suppresses plant disease - a global meta-analysis"

6/ Muriel MORISON, INRAE (France): "Introducing biodiversity in fields and their surroundings to promote biological regulation and reduce the use of pesticides: illustrations in arable crops"


Cropping system (part 2)

1/ Nathalie COLBACH, INRAE (France): "Co-production of knowledge, tools and solutions for agroecological weed management"

2/ Sandie MASSON, Agroscope (Switzerland): "Building a weed management steering tool helping farmers to combine alternative methods to herbicides in the Swiss farming context"

3/ Edith GABRIEL, INRAE (France): "Going beyond the current paradigm of Epidemiosurveillance using Machine Learning"

4/ Virginie BARBOSA & Anne KALOUGUINE, LNE (France): "Competitions for autonomous agriculture: an original experimental tool in the French ROSE challenge and the European METRICS-ACRE competition"

5/ Sebastian PREIDL, JKI (Germany): "Crop protection: Use of land cover classification products derived from satellite data for crop distribution pattern analysis"

6/ Zita KRIAUČIŪNIENĖ, Vytautas MAGNUS University Agriculture Academy (Lithuania): "Non- Chemical Weed Control in the Winter Oilseed Rape Crop"


Cropping system (part 3)

1/ Kathrin GRAHMANN, ZALF (Germany): "Crop diversification to reduce chemical plant protection products: Preliminary findings from the landscape laboratory patchCROP"

2/ Davide BELLONE, INRAE (France): "Does integrating agricultural techniques foster agroecological crop protection through bottom-up effect and indirectly through top-down regulation by natural enemies?"

3/ David MAKOWSKI, INRAE (France): "How meta-analyses can help identify farming practices to reduce pesticide use and support European policy makers"

4/ Stefan LORENZ, JKI (Germany): "Modelling effects of altered management practices on risks associated to pesticide use for small freshwaters"

5/ Maude QUINIO, INRAE, TELECOM France (France): "Online Epistemic Communities in agriculture to enhance the design of pesticide-free cropping systems"

6/ Chloé SALEMBIER, INRAE (France): "Genealogy of approaches to reduce pesticide use"


Genetics and breeding of new cultivars for new services

1/ Jean-Benoît MOREL, INRAE (France): "MoBiDiv: Mobilizing and Breeding Intra and inter- specific crop Diversity for a systemic change towards pesticide-free agriculture"

2/ Didier MERDINOGLU, INRAE (France): "Update on INRAE-ResDur: The French program for breeding for durable resistance to downy and powdery mildew in grapevine"

3/ William BILLAUD, INRAE (France): "Change of paradigm for breeding disease resistant cultivars robust to varying environments: estimators of the robustness of plant immunity and promising genes for the future"

4/ Albrecht SERFLING, JKI (Germany): "Prebreeding of wheat - Improving resistance to fungal pathogens to reduce the use of fungicides"

5/ Andreas STAHL, JKI (Germany): "Improving resistance level to important phytopathogenic fungi in winter wheat - What we can learn for the future from 50 years of breeding history?"

6/ Safia MEDIENE, AgroParisTech (France): "A functional ecology approach to co-design crop mixtures"


Public policies for a transition towards pesticide-free agriculture

1/ Benoît GRIMONPREZ, University of Poitiers (France): "Providing a legal framework for green-pesticides"

2/ Niklas MÖHRING, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, CEBC-CNRS (France): "Context-dependent adoption behavior of farmers in pesticide-free production systems"

3/ Edoardo BALDONI, JRC (EU): "Evidence of pesticide dependence in perennial crops: an empirical test based on Italian FADN crop-level data"

4/ Jesus BARREIRO-HURLE, JRC (EU): "Economic and social dimensions of an exit from pesticides: a review of studies anticipating impacts based on agro-economic models"

5/ David BOHAN, INRAE (France) : "Why does France not meet its pesticide reduction targets? Farmers’ socio-economic trade-offs when adopting agro-ecological practices"

6/ Yann RAINEAU, University of Bordeaux (France): "French winegrowers Willingness To Pay for conditional green insurance"


Towards pesticide-free perennial crops

1/ Lucius TAMM, FIBL/JKI (Switzerland/Germany): "Progress on the development of novel plant protection tools as alternatives to copper use in organic and agroecology farming systems"

2/ Ainara PEÑALVER-CRUZ, L'Institut Agro/Universidad de Talca (France/Chile):  "The hedgerow Pyracantha coccinea: A potential strategy to control Eriosoma  lanigerum  in apple orchards"

3/ Emilio GIL MOYA, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain): "Research, extension and training: a good combination to reduce the amount of pesticides in fruit and vineyards"

4/ Marc VOLTZ, INRAE (France): "Ripp-Viti project: Building sustainable cropping and landscape management strategies to limit pesticide pollution risks in Mediterranean vineyards"

5/ Denis THIERY, INRAE (France): "Disrupting pest reproduction is an alternative to pesticides: the case of grape production"

6/ Esther FOUILLET, INRAE (France): "Identifying trajectory of practices and performances in a context of pesticide use reduction in vineyards: Case of the DEPHY-Network"