Forum Presentations 2011

2011 National Fusarium Head Blight Forum

PRESENTATIONS

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SESSION 1: VARIETY DEVELOPEMENT AND HOST PLANT RESISTANCE

CO-CHAIRPERSONS: Richard Horsley, North Dakota State University and Steven Xu, USDA-ARS, Fargo, ND

New Sources of Resistance to FHB and Indicators of their Action

George Fedak, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

FHB Resistance in Durum Wheat - Progress and Challenge

Xiwen Cai, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Breeding for Scab Resistant Hard Winter Wheat:  The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat

P. Stephen Baenziger, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA

Using Maker-Assisted Selection to Improve FHB Resistance in Hard Winter Wheat

Guihua Bai, USDA-ARS, Manhattan, KS, USA

Genomic Selection for Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in Barley

Kevin Smith, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA

SESSION 2: PATHOGEN BIOLOGY AND GENETICS

CHAIRPERSON: Ivan Rayment, University of Wisconsin

Microbial Detoxifications of Deoxynivalenol (DON) and their Potential Applications in Mitigating Mycotoxin Contaminations

Ting Zhou, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Tracking Released Clones of Vegetative Compatibility - A Native Fungal Mechanism for Inducing Death in G. zeae

John Leslie, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

SESSION 3: GENE DISCOVERY AND ENGINEERING RESISTANCE

CHAIRPERSON: Nilgun Tumer, Rutgers University

Can Brachypodium Provide Insight into FHB?

Paul Nicholson, John Innes Center, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Identification of Candidate Genes for Head Blight and Deoxynivalenol Resistance

Fiona Doohan, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

An Overview of Wheat Transformation at Kansas State University

Harold Trick, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

12/5 Breakout Session Presentations

Trichothecene mycotoxins inhibit mitochondrial translation - Implications for the mechanism of toxicity

Anwar Bin-Umer

Subcellular targeting of plant defensin MtDef4 determines the outcome of plant-pathogen interactions in transgenic Arabidopsis

Jagdeep Kaur

SESSION 4: FOOD SAFETY, TOXICOLOGY, AND UTILITZATION OF MYCOTOXIN-CONTAMINATED GRAIN

CHAIRPERSON: David Kendra, PepsiCo - Quaker Oats, Barrington, IL


A New Understanding of DON?s Mechanisms of Action

Jim Pestka, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

SESSION 5: FHB MANAGEMENT

CO-CHAIRPERSONS: Larry Madden, Ohio State University and Stephen Wegulo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


A Time Course of Scab in Developing Field-Grown Wheat Spikes

Christina Cowger, USDA-ARS, Raleigh, NC, USA

Barley Scab: Forecasting to Management

Pravin Gautam, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA

Assessing the Best Fungicide Application Timing for Fusarium Head Blight and Mycotoxin Management

Carl Bradley, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA

12/5 Breakout Session

Efficacy and Stability of Integrating Fungicide and Cultivar Resistance to Manage FHB and DON

Pierce Paul, Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, USA