1 December 2022

Plant derived biostimulants for crop growth and protection

Organised by:

SCIs Agrisciences group

SCI, London, UK

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The conference on Plant derived biostimulants for crop growth and protection aims to connect people along the value chain from researchers, technology suppliers, biostimulant producers, regulatory representatives to end users with a remit to share knowledge and experiences of biostimulants for crop growth and protection from plant sources, including plant extracts, and seaweed.


This event will be of interest to anyone with an interest in biostimulants, sourcing, mode of action, registration, applications, formulation and recent advances in the field.


Confirmed Speakers: 

Making drugs out of sunlight and ‘thin air’: an emerging synergy of synthetic biology and natural product chemistry
Dr Michael Stephenson, John Innes Centre

Increasing smallholder crop resilience in eastern Africa through using multi-purpose botanicals
Prof Steven Belmain, Natural Resources Institute

A quantum of solace - Identifying potent lead structures against abiotic stress by exploring novel analogues of plant derived natural products of abscisic acid and lunularic acid. 
Dr Jens Frackenpohl, Bayer AG

Dr Steven Adams, Croda


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Venue and Contact


14/15 Belgrave Square

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org

The delegate fees will be confirmed in due course.

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Organising committee

Jeraime Griffith, SCI / Cognizant
Prof Richard Hopkins, SCI / University of Greenwich
Kathryn Knight, SCI / Croda
Kirsty Stark, SCI / Battelle
David Withall, SCI / Rothamsted