Welcome to the 1st International Conference on “Integrated Protection of Date Palms”

Abstract Info.

We are happy to invite you to submit abstract(s) for oral or poster presentation under the following topic areas:

Topics

  • Main date palm pests: Insects, fungi, nematodes, viruses and weeds.
  • Control methods: Cultural, chemical, physical and biological.
  • Integrated Pest Management Strategies.
  • Economically and technically feasible alternatives to Methyl Bromide.
  • Molecular approaches to date pest management.

Official Language

English is the official language of the Conference.

Abstract Guidelines

Abstracts should be submitted as a word format file via online or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • The abstract should not exceed 300 words and must be submitted in English.
  • Use Times New Roman 12-point font for the abstract.
  • The authors must proofread the abstract before submission, and it is the authors’ responsibility to submit correct abstracts.
  • At least one of the authors of the abstract must be registered for the Conference before February 15th, 2017 to secure a spot in the program.
  • All abstracts submitted either for Oral or Poster presentation will go through a review process by the Scientific Committee, and authors will be notified of their abstract acceptance by email.
Authors of accepted contributions will be invited to submit a paper up to 4 pages long including tables, figures, and references. The paper will be published in the IOBC-WPRS Bulletin in an electronic format. Instruction to authors and the template for preparing the manuscript can be downloaded here:

The manuscript for the Bulletin should be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  no later than March 14, 2017.