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Welcome to the Southern African Society for Plant Pathology!

The aim of the Society is to promote Plant Pathology in Southern Africa by acting as official mouthpiece of plant pathologists in Southern Africa. The society provides opportunities for plant pathologists to meet and exchange information of mutual scientific interests, coordinating affiliation with related scientific societies in Southern Africa, as well as with corresponding and related foreign societies, gathering and disseminating information on Plant Pathology.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the society or wish to contribute information to this website, please do not hesitate

Prof Mike Wingfield receives Harry Oppenheimer Award

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The UN General Assembly proclaimed 2020 as a year to recognize and protect plant health.

The year is expected to increase awareness among the public and policy makers of the importance of healthy plants and the necessity to protect them in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Renowned Australian cereal rust scientist visits UFS

Upcoming Events

SASPP Western Branch

PhD and Post-Doctoral Fellow Research Day  (31 March 2020)

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