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