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​​​​2021 APS Caribbean Division Meeting

​September 22–23, 2021
The 59th Meeting of the APS Caribbean Divison is jointly organized by the Asociación Argentina de Fitopatólogos (Argentine Association of Phytopathologists). The meeting will take place​ virtually.

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The main goals are knowledge and experience exchange among AAF and APS partners, and other scientists and technicians interested in the present and future of phytopathology.

The meeting theme, ‘Crop diversity, plant health and sustainability’ is a challenge to generate awareness on sustainability for all the​ production related systems by developing research projects that reflect a balance between growth, environment and society.​


Important Dates

Early Registration​ ​Deadline: May 31​, 2021

Abstract Submission Deadline: June 30​, 2021


Category Registration - Argentinian Pesos ($); US Dollar (US$) ​​

Until 5/31/2021 From 6/1/2021
AAF Members - Register here
US$ 60
US$ 75
Not AAF member​ / Bank transfer from Argentina  - Register here
$ 8000
$ 9500
APS Members  US$ 60
US$ 75
No APS Members / Live outside of Argentina
US$ 100
US$ 100

Undergraduate students

Graduate students

US$ 30
US$ 45


1 workshop

2 workshops


US$ 15

                      US$ 20


US$ 15

U$S 20

Graduate Student Presentation Competition

Notification​ ​Deadline: June 30, 2021

The APS Caribbean Division encourage Postdoctoral and Graduate students to participate in an oral and poster competition. The winner of the oral competition will receipt a travel award and represent the APS Caribbean in the special session: Plant Pathologists of the Future: Showcasing Graduate Student Presentation Winners from APS Division Meetings in the APS Meeting in Pittsburg, PA, August 6-10, 2022.

Oral presentation awards:

  • 1st Place: $500 + Travel award ($1000)
  • 2nd place: $500
  • 3rd Place: $300
Poster presentation award:
  • ​​​1st Place: $300

Several APS and APS Caribbean division membership awards will also be offered

Awards Nomination/Application​ ​Deadline: April 15, 2021

Meeting Highlights

Tentative Agenda


  • ​Cotton Diseases
  • Fungicide Resistance
  • Rice Diseases
  • Citrus Huanglongbing (HLB)