Conference program

ICBPSA23. International Conference of Bioprotection

for Sustainable Agriculture. Can Tho, 26-28 July, 2023


Conference program

Morning,  Wednesday 26 July 2023

7:15-7:45 Registration  ATL buiding

Opening Ceremony

8:00-8:45  Opening session (ATL - Meeting Room) - CTU- French Embassy- CIRAD & ASEA
8:45-9:00 Group photo & Tea break ATL

Plenary session: General crop protection approaches linked to bioprotection

Moderators: Dr. Jean-Philippe Deguine, Dr. Le Van Vang

ATL - Meeting Room
9:00-9:25 PLP1. Innovative non-chemical approaches for sustainable weed management Dr. Samunder SinghPresident, International Weed Science Society & Director Agronomy
9:25-9:50 PLP2. Agriculture and human infectious disease risk: Some crop protection practices may be part of the problem, but Bioprotection is a One Health-smart solution Dr. Alain RatnadassCIRAD, Réunion
9:50-10:15 PLP3. From upland-paddy crop rotation to biological soil disinfestation using ethanol in Japan Mr. Seiji UematsuTokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan
10:15-10:30 Tea break
10:30-10:55 PLP4. What place for Bioprotection in Agroecological Crop Protection? Dr. Jean-Philippe DeguineCIRAD
10:55-11:20 PLP5. The importance of transdisciplinary collaboration and partnerships to improve plant health and pest and disease management in Southeast Asia Dr. Alison WatsonCSIRO Health & Biosecurity, Singapore
11:20-11:45 PLP6. Improving knowledge of the factors determining the protective efficacy of biocontrol against plant diseases for a better use in the field Dr. Marc BardinINRAE, France
11:45- 12:45 LUNCH ATL

Afternoon,  Wednesday 26 July 2023

Parallel sessions: 

Session 1: Microbial agents for control of plant pathogens

Session 2: Environmentally friendly methods for control of herbivorous insects

Session 1: Rooms 1-LRC                                                         Session 2 : Room 2-LRC

Session 1: Microbial agents for control of plant pathogens

Moderators: Dr. Tran Thi Thu Ha, Dr. Tuan Minh Tran

Room 1-LRC
13:00-13:25 S1P1. Biological control Phytophthora capsici on black pepper by antagonistic bacteria  Pseudomonas putida in Vietnam Dr. Tran Thi Thu HaHue University, Vietnam
13:25-13:50 S1P2. Inhibitory Properties of Bacillus sp. strain 55-7 Against Plant Pathogenic Fungi and Its Potential for Plant Growth Promotion in Organic Farming Dr. Koonsirin BuraphanKing Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
13:50-14:15 S1P3. The Role of Plant Growth-Promoting Bacteria in Reducing Pathogenic Diseases on Crops Dr. Nguyen Bao QuocNong Lam University, Vietnam
14:15-14:40 S1P4. Biocontrol potential of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens BR15 against bacterial leaf blight disease of rice caused by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae Dr. Tran Vu PhenCan Tho University, Vietnam
14:40-14:55 Tea break
14:55-15:20 S1P5. Plant Protection Research Institute: Research and development achievements in probiotics from benefit microorganisms for soil born diseases management Dr. Nguyen Thi Chuc QuynhPlant Protection Research Institute, Hanoi, Vietnam
15:20-15:45 S1P6. Bioactivity of rhizospheric bacteria against Ralstonia solanacearum causing wilt disease on Solanacearum plants Dr. Vo Thi Ngoc HaNong Lam University. Viet nam
15:45-16:10 S1P7. Efficacy of Bacillus subtilis CaSUT007 and CaSUT008 on growth and disease resistance in cucumber plants Dr. Le Thanh ToanCan Tho University, Viet nam
16:10-16:35 S1P8. Research on Bacillus subtilis QST 713 bio-efficacy to: Magnaporthe grisea and Ralstonia solanacearum/Fusarium solani on Tomato; Phytophthora capsici on Chili by soil application Mr. Nguyen Hoang SonBayer Vietnam Ltd. Crop Science
16:35- 17:00 S1P9. Biopesticides formulated from fermented agricultural residue (mango filtrate) used as an alternative method of preserving fruits and vegetables against spoilage microorganisms Dr. Atobla KouaFelix Houphouet-Boigny University, Côte d ́Ivoire

Session 2: Environmentally friendly methods for control of herbivorous insects

Moderators: Dr. Ando Tetsu, Dr. Nguyen Duc Tung

Room 2-LRC
13:00-13:25 S2P1. Biological Control of Insect Pests in Vietnam: The Role of Predatory Mites in Sustainable Agriculture Dr. Nguyen Duc TungVietnam National University of Agriculture, Hanoi
13:25-13:50 S2P2. The invasion of Black Headed Caterpillar (Opisina arenosella) into Vietnam and its bio-controls Dr Le Khac HoangNong Lam University, Hochiminh City - Vietnam
13:50-14:15 S2P3. Convenient diets for the development and reproduction of predator big-eyed bug Geocoris ochropterus Fieber (Hemiptera: Geocoridae) Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Bao ChauHo Chi Minh City Open University, Vietnam
14:15-14:40 S2P4. The appearance and biological characteristics of Lasioseius sp., a predator controlling Panicle rice mite (Steneotarsonemus spinki Smiley) in Thua Thien Hue Province Dr. Tran Thi Hoang DongHue University, Viet nam
14:40-14:55 Tea break
14:55-15:20 S2P5. Study on the biological characteristics of the fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda on some plant species and the efficacy of microbial products Dr. Nguyen Minh TrungSOFRI, Viet nam
15:20-15:45 S2P6. Effect of temperature on growth and phathogencity of Beauveria bassiana BB1 isolated from black pepper soil against root mealybug Formicococcus sp. (Homoptera: Pseudococidae) in Đak lak province Ms.  Tran Thi HueTay Nguyen University, Hue University, Vietnam

S2P7. Effect of Paenibacillus tylopili  on production pileups of  Tylopilus felleus under In vivo

Dr. Tran Thanh ThyTan Tao University, Vietnam
16:10-16:35 S2P8. Comparison of biological characteristics of fruit flies (Bactrocera sp.) on pomelo fruits under mechanical injury and non-injury conditions Dr Nguyen Thi Kim UyenSOFRI, Vietnam
16:35- 17:00 S2P9. Evaluation of Japonica rice varieties for resistance to whitebacked planthopper in Central Vietnam by artificial infestation and SSR markers Dr. Nguyen Thanh LiemQuy Nhon University, Vietnam
18:30-21:00 Gala dinner Nesta hotel

Morning, Thursday, 27 July 2023

   Plenary session:  Fields of study or case studies with a generic application in bioprotection

Moderators :  Dr. Samunder Singh, Dr. Jean-Noël Aubertot

8:00-8:25 PLP7. Lepidopteran sex pheromones: wonderland for an agricultural chemist Dr. Tetsu AndoTokyo University of Agriculture and Technology,  Japan
8:25- 8:50 PLP8. Research and application of insect semiochemicals for sustainable insect pest management in the Mekong delta of Vietnam Dr. Le Van VangCan Tho University,Vietnam
8:50-9:15 PLP9. Startup in Induced Resistance for Plant Disease management Dr. Kumrai BuensanteaiSuranaree University of Technology, Thailand
9:15-9:40 PLP10. Harnessing biological control approaches to manage invasive species in Australia Dr. Michelle RafterCSIRO, Australia
9:40-9:55 Tea Break
9:55- 10:20 PLP11. Invasion and biocontrol of Bactrocera dorsalis (Tephritidae) in Indian Ocean Dr. Laura MoquetCIRAD
10:20-10:45 PLP12. Using insect natural enemies as biological control agents for crop protection in Vietnam Dr. Tran Dang HoaHue University, Hue City, Vietnam
10:45-11:10 PLP13. Isolation and identification of allelochemicals for the developing sustainable agriculture Dr. Hisashi Kato-NoguchiKagawa University, Japan
11:10-11:35 PLP14. Overview of the national action plan for pesticide reduction in France. Development of bioprotection Dr. Jean-Noël AubertotUMR AGIR, INRAE
11:35-12:00 PLP15. Plasma membrane nanodomain: a new frontier in fighting plant diseases Dr. Tuan Minh TranUniversity of South Alabama, USA

Afternoon,  Thursday 27 July 2023

Parallel sessions:

Session 1: Microbial agents for control of plant pathogens (Continued)

Session 3: Non-living agents for control of plant pathogens and disease diagnosis

Session 4: Weed science and allelochemicals for crop protection

  Room 1-LRCRoom 2-LRCRoom 3-LRC

Session 1: Microbial agents for control of plant pathogens (Continued)

Moderators: Dr. Marc Bardin, Dr. Ha Viet Cuong
 Room 1-LRC

s1P10. Potential utilization of plant viruses as agents for the control of plant diseases

Dr. Ha Viet CuongVietnam National University of Agriculture
13:25-13:50 S1P11.  Identification and Characterization of a Hypovirulence-Associated Mycovirus in Colletotrichum gloeosporioides for Biological Management of Anthracnose Disease Dr. Lakha SalaipethKing Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

S1P12.  Efficacy of bacteriophages in controlling bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum Smith on plants in Viet Nam

Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu NgaCan Tho University,Vietnam


S1P13. Prospects for sustainable plant disease management in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam

Dr. Nguyen Dac KhoaCan Tho UniversityVietnam
14:40-14:55 Tea break
14:55-15:20 S1P14. Isolation of endophytic bacteria from Pinto peanut (Arachis pintoi) in Can Tho province with antibacterial ability on Erwinia spp. Dr. Nguyen Huu ThanhAn Giang University, Vietnam


S1P15. Biological management of rice blast diseases by endophytic fungi Dr. Nguyen Thi Thanh XuanTra Vinh University,Vietnam

S1P16. Selection and application of Trichoderma and Paecillomyces fungal strains in the prevention of nematodes

Mr. Huynh Minh ChauLoc Troi Group, Vietnam
16:10-16:35 S1P17. Management of bacterial grain rot of rice by bacteriophages in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam Dr. Doan Thi Kieu TienCan Tho UniversityVietnam
16:35- 17:00 S1P18. Efffects of biofumigation on soil microorganisms Dr. Le Phuoc ThanhCan Tho University, Vietnam

Session 3: Non-living agents for control of plant pathogens and disease diagnosis

Moderators: Dr Alison Watson, Dr.  Kumrai Buensanteai

Room 2 –LRC

S3P1. The role of Chitinase in plant nematode bioprotection

Dr. Nguyen Van NamTay Nguyen University, Vietnam
13:25-13:50 S3P2. Preparation, characterization and antifungal activity on Puccinia arachidis cause groundnut rust of salicylic acid/chitosan nanoparticle Dr. Le Nghiem Anh TuanVietnam Academy of Science and Technology
13:50-14:15 S3P3. Echo-friendly production of prodigiosin (PG) and preparation of nano/micro-PG-Chitosan for effective management of root-knot nematodes Dr. Van Bon NguyenTay Nguyen University. Vietnam

S3P4. Pathogen identification and control of longan fruit rot in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province of Vietnam using chitosan

Mr. Chu Trung KiênVietnam Academy of Science and Technology
14:40-14:55 Tea break


S3P5. Potential of Silica Nanoparticles in Plant Protection and Mitigating Climate Change Impact Dr Nguyen The CuongCuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute, Cantho, Vietnam


S3P6. Efficacy of elicitors calcium chloride and salicylic acid in controlling anthracnose and several important diseases in scallion plants in field conditions Mr. Nguyen Quoc ThaiCuu Long University,                 Vietnam
15:45-16:10 S3P7. Biological properties of aerated compost tea versus non-aerated compost tea derived from coir pith compost Dr. Sasithorn KusuwanwichidMongkut University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
16:10-16:35 S3P8. Resistance evaluation and genetics inheritance of Pita controlling blast disease in F3 population from MTL859/OM7347 Mr. Nguyen Khanh Duy, Can Tho University, Vietnam
16:35- 17:00 S3P9. Determination for the causing factor of the stem end rot disease in pomelo (Citrus maxima) in Ben Tre province Dr. Nguyen Quoc KhuongCan Tho University,            Vietnam

Session 4: Weed science and allelochemicals for crop protection

Moderators:  Dr. Hisashi Kato-Noguchi, Dr Ho Le Thi

Room3 -LRC
13:00-13:25 S4P1. Determination of published allelochemicals in rice varieties with cloud-based metabolomics platform Dr. Ho Le ThiCantho University, Vietnam
13:25-13:50 S4.P2. Plants containing allelochemicals in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam Ms. Phan Thi Thu HienHa Noi Padagogical UniversityVietnam
13:50-14:15 S4.P3 Antifungal potential of aqueous garlic extract and carapa oil as biopesticides for the control of tomato late blight (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Dr. Gadji AndreFood Crops Research Station of CNRA, Côte d’Ivoire
14:15-14:40 S4.P4 Effects of different densities of artificially infected weedy rice on yield and yield components of the common rice variety OM5451 Dr. Nguyen The CuongCuu Long DeltaRice Research Institute (CLRRI), Vietnam
14:40-14:55 Tea break
14:55-15:20 S4.P5. Synergistic effect of volatiles from newly wounded leaf sheathes of mangrove palm (Nypa fruticans) on the aggregate attraction of the lesser coconut weevil (Diocalandra frumenti) inhabiting Mekong Delta of Vietnam Dr. Le Van VangCan Tho University, Vietnam


S4.P6 Biological control of Hiptage benghalensis (Malpighiaceae) in Réunion (France). Research of natural enemies in Vietnam Ms. Lam Thi Xuan MaiCan Tho University,Vietnam
15:45-16:10 S4P7  Phytotoxicity of meoh extracts from Cosmos bipinnatus and Cosmos sulphureus on selected test plant species Ms. Trang Nguyen Thi ThuyCan Tho University,Vietnam
16:10-16:35 S4P7. Assessing the Effects of Water Management Practices on Rice Yield and Accumulation of Arsenic and Cadmium in Rice Dr. Huu-Phat NguyenVietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Friday , 28 July 2023Research Institution visit and Field trip

Coordinator: Dr Pham Kim Son  

7:00- 16:00 Departure: College of Agriculture (CTU) Tien giang province