Microbioma - May 29 & 30

Wednesday, May 29


08:30 – 09:00
Collection of information

09:00 – 09:20

09:20 – 09:45
«Soils: Functionality and biodiversity» – Mr. Carlos García Izquierdo. Research Professor CBAS-CSIC


09:45 – 10:05
«Perspectives of phytosanitary products of microbial origin within the framework of the Harmonized Risk Indicator» – D. Ángel Martín Gil. S.G. of Health and Vegetable and Forestry Hygiene (MAPA)

09:45 – 10:10
«Microorganisms in legislation on fertilizer products» – Ms. Bibiana Mª Rodríguez Sendó. Deputy Assistant Director of the SG for Agricultural Production Means and OEVV of the MAPA

10:25 – 10:45
«European Regulation on biostimulants of microbial origin» – Ms. Ángela Varo-Suárez. EBIC (European Biostimulant Industry Council)

10:55 – 11:40
Networking Coffee

Microorganisms as a tool for the control of pests and diseases

11:40 – 12:00
«Effect of biosolarization on the fungal flora of the soil: pepper cultivation in greenhouse» – D. Alfredo Lacasa. Doctor Agronomist

12:00 – 12:20
«Importance or Experience of the knowledge of the soil microbiota for the application of microorganisms in the fight against nematodes and fungi» – D. Miguel Ángel Díez

12:20 – 12:40
«New uses of microbiological control agents against different pests and diseases» – D. Francisco J. Calvo. Director of R & D. Kopper Spain

12:20 – 12:40
«New modes of action of entomopathogenic fungi» – Ms. Inmaculada Garrido. Professor Agricultural Entomology – ETSIAM (University of Córdoba)

12:40 – 13:00
«Use of metagenomics in suppressive soils» – D. Pablo Quirós. Project manager at Fertinagro Biotec

13:20 – 13:40
«Registration of Microbial Biopesticides as low risk products in the European Union» – Dña. Núria Banyuls Rüdiger Hauschild. Project manager and regulatory expert

13:40 – 14:00
«Insects Vectors of Emerging Diseases: a new threat to our Agriculture» – Mr. Alberto Fereres. Department of Plant Protection CSIC

14:00 – 14:20
«New experiences and practical advice in the management of baculovirus for control of lepidoptera» – D. Juan Rodríguez. Technical director of AgrichemBio

14:20 – 16:00
Networking food


16:00 – 16:20
«Formulation of Agrobiologicals: Scientifics and Technical aspects» – Dña. Desiree Jakobs-Schönwandt. Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences

16:20 – 16:40
«Use of arbuscular mycorrhizae to improve the tolerance of citrus seedlings to saline soils» – D. Jozsef Racsko. Technology Manager at Mycorrhizal Applications (LLC.)

16:40 – 17:00
«New generation of bioinductors and biostimulants of microbiological origin» – Mr. Ignacio Horche. CEO Green Universe

17:00 – 17:20
«Induction of defense mechanisms in plants by beneficial soil fungi» – Ms. Ainhoa Martínez. German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research | iDiv · Molecular Interaction Ecology

17:20 – 17:40
«The management of the Microbial Integral Model (MIM) to achieve profitability and sustainability of agricultural crops» – D. Félix Fernández. R & D Director. Symborg

17:40 – 18:05
«Nutritional Epigenetics» – D. Francisco Javier del Águila Capel. Manager of Cheops Agro

18:05 – 18:25
«Influence of the soil microbiome on the yield of the pepper crop» – D. Gorka Erice. Technical Director (Atens)

18:25 – 18:45
«Nutrigenomics: Directed biostimulation» – D. Nicolas Body. European technical manager Alltech Crop Science

18:45 – 19:05
«Belowground inter-kingdom communication: the talks between plants and microbiota» – Dña. Cristina Cruz. Fac. Ciências (Univ. Lisboa)

Thursday, May 30

Fertilizers of microbial origin

09:00 – 09:30
«Use of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria to mediate soil fertilizer and drought tolerance» – Dña. Esther Ngumbi. Post-doctoral researcher (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign) – Patrocinado por Alltech Crops Science

11:50 – 12:10
«Agrobiotechnology as an ally for the improvement of crops» – Mr. Guillermo Vázquez. Field Technician (Probelte Group)

09:50 – 10:10
«Microbiota of the soil, the great forgotten in fertilization» – D. Roberto Baigorri Ekisoain. Head of Scientific Area of the Technical and Development Department (Timac AGRO)

10:10 – 10:30
«How to Evaluate the Fertilizing Effect of a Microorganism» – D. Pedro Palazón. CEO (Ideagro)

10:30 – 10:50
«Vegetable Microbiome, New Paradigm for Optimizing Nutritional Efficiency and Mitigating Abiotic Stress» – D. Khalid Akdi. Director of R + D + i (Trichodex)

10:50 – 11:30
Networking Coffee

Fertilizers of microbial origin

11:30 – 11:50
«Phosphorus in the soil: Its importance and microbial solubilization strategies» – Ms. Teresa Hernández. Research Professor (CEBAS-CSIC)

12:10 – 12:30
«Plants and their microbe friends: Creativity for plant stress management and sustainable agriculture» – Dña. Dilfuza Egamberdieva. Senior Researcher. Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)

12:30 – 12:50
«Technological vanguard in biofertilization and biostimulation: endophytic microorganisms» – Ms. Mónica Perdices. Director R & D and Registries R & D and Regulatory Manager

12:50 – 13:10
«Organic amendments such as Nutrient Pools insufficiently estimated» – Mr. Pedro Fernández (CARM)

13:10 – 14:00
Final conclusions – César Marcos Cabañas. Communication Manager in National Rural Network. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

* Program subject to change