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2020 ACS Fall National Meeting and Exposition

The 2020 ACS Fall National Meeting and Exposition will be held August 16-20, 2020 in San Francisco, California. The theme for this ACS Meeting is "From Bench to Market". This meeting will also be a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of AGRO division. AGRO 2020 Program Chair: Leah Riter, Bayer. Abstract submission will begin January 6. A detailed Call for Papers will be available soon.    

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History, status and future potential of natural products for pest management and plant health

Dr. Pamela G. Marrone, Marrone Bio Innovations

Winner of 2019 AGRO Award for Innovation in Chemistry of Agriculture

April 15, 2020 Noon to 1PM Eastern US Time

Pamela G. Marrone is the CEO/Founder of Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI), a company she started in 2006 to discover and develop bio-based products for pest management and plant health. On August 2, 2013, MBI listed its stock as MBII on NASDAQ.

The company’s award-winning products are used in fruit, nut, vegetable, and row crop markets. MBI is also marketing Zequanox® for invasive zebra and quagga mussels. MBI has several more products in the pipeline, including a biofumigant and three bioherbicides.  

Pam holds several hundred patents and is in high demand to deliver keynote addresses on the future and potential of biologicals for pest management, innovation, and entrepreneurship. She was elected by her peers as a Fellow of AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science). She has a BS in entomology with Honors and Distinction from Cornell University and a PhD in entomology from North Carolina State University.

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The Role of Pesticides to Protect Public Health and the Food Supply – May 6, 2020

Dr. Eliza Dunn, M.D., Bayer May 6, 2020 Noon to 1PM Eastern US Time Register…

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History, status and future potential of natural products for pest management and plant health, April 15, 2020

Dr. Pamela G. Marrone, Marrone Bio Innovations 2019 AGRO Award for Innovation in Chemistry of…

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Leveraging the Insect and Fruit Microbiomes to Control An Invasive Fruit Fly

Adam CN Wong, Assistant Professor, University of Florida

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