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Seongsan Ilchulbong in Jeju Island
Jeju Oreums
Venue on Jeju Islad
International Convention Center in Jeju Island
Rice Leaf
Rice Field in Korea
Rice Field in Korea
Rice Blast Symptom on Rice Leaf
Rice Panicle
Rice Blast Disease on field
Rice Blast Fungus on Rice Sheath
Conidiophore of M. oryzae
Ramada Plaza Hotel in Jeju
Ramada Plaza Hotel in Jeju
Ramada Plaza Hotel in Jeju


On behalf of the Asian Conference on Plant Pathology 2017 (ACPP 2017) organizing committee, we would like to invite you to attend the ACPP 2017, which will be held at International Convention Center in Jeju, South Korea, from September 13 to 16, 2017.

Asia is the most populous continent. Over 60% of human population live in this continent and the population of Asian will be increased for the next tens of years. Now we are faced with lots of threats, such as climate changes, epidemic of plant diseases, and environmental pollutions, to disturb sustainable supply of foods and natural resources for diverse industries. Considering it, plant disease is a significant threat to food security for many nations. It is therefore imperative to devise the novel and stable control strategies for plant disease, which requires understanding of plant pathogens and interaction between host and pathogen. Asian Conference of Plant Pathology (ACPP) has been the forum to foster collaboration among scientists around the world, especially Asia. Not surprisingly, much progress has taken place in a wide range of research topics on the biology, genomics, host-pathogen interactions, resistance, and disease management. To share the recent advancement in scientific researches and to broaden our understanding of plant diseases, we host the 6th ACPP in beautiful island of South Korea, Jeju. We cordially invite you to this exciting meeting held in the UNESCO Heritage and the New 7 Wonders of Nature!

The meeting promises to be an exciting venue to update you on most topics of plant pathology, from diagnosis to biotechnology. It is anticipated that over 700 participants will attend the conference, providing a unique opportunity to promote scientific collaboration. Welcome reception and conference dinner will also be held during the conference.

Please register for the meeting and submit your abstract for presentation or for poster. The various deadlines for the meeting will be posted on the 6th ACPP website at

The conference will start on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Please plant to arrive in International Convention Center the afternoon or evening of Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Please let us know if you need any further assistance for your travel arrangements and we will look forward to seeing you in Jeju, South Korea.

Heung-Tae Kim

Yong-Hwan Lee



Conference Organizing Committee of the ACPP 2017

The Korean Society of Plant Pathology