Professor of Biology, Eastern University

About Ben

Dr. Ben Dube is a Professor of Biology at Eastern University. He is an alumni from University of Florida, Dept of Entomology and Nematology.

Apart from teaching general biology courses (Ecology, Parasitology and Entomology) he also conduct research in agricultural nematology. Dr. Dube's main focus is on an integrated plant parasitic nematode control strategies on vegetable crops, especially suited to low technology developing countries.

Session:

Low cost plant parasitic nematode management strategies
Thursday, November 15 Main Ballroom - Crowne Plaza Hotel

This session aims at discussing simple and yet effective agronomic practices for most vegetable crops that discourage the buildup of plant - parasitic nematodes and other soil borne pathogens in the soil. These agronomic practices range from timely watering or irrigation of crops, use of resistant or tolerant varieties, crop rotation, tillage practices, mulching, use of organic amendments, proper and timely methods of harvesting.

Workshop:

Meet the Speaker
Thursday, November 15 ECHO Global Farm

This session is devoted to questions and answers from Conference delegates for each speaker.