Forum Presentations 2012

2012 National Fusarium Head Blight Forum

PRESENTATIONS

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SESSION 1: FHB MANAGEMENT

CO-CHAIRPERSONS: Gary Bergstrom, Cornell University and Gene Milus, University of Arkansas

Can we Effectively Control Scab and DON Levels in Large Scale Commercial Farming?

Chris Bowley, Wheat Tech, Russellville, KY, USA

Known knowns and known unknowns: assessing adoption of scab management tools

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

FHB Management: Progress and Potential Knowledge Gaps

Erick De Wolf, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

FHB Management in Spring Grains Lessons Learned, Successes, Future Needs

Marcia McMullen, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA

SESSION 2: FOOD SAFETY AND TOXICOLOGY

CHAIRPERSON: Jim Pestka, Michigan State University

Deoxynivalenol- past, present, future

David Miller, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Quality Assurance Issues for DON Testing

Paul Schwarz, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA

SESSION 3: VARIETY DEVELOPEMENT AND HOST PLANT RESISTANCE

CO-CHAIRPERSONS: Fred Kolb, University of Illinois and Jochum Wiersma, Univeristy of Minnesota

Overview of Breeding for FHB Resistance in Wheat - Where We?ve Come From and Where We Are

Jim Anderson, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA

Impact of Private Wheat Breeding on Fusarium Head Blight Resistance - North America

Bill Lasker, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Windfall, IN, USA

Genotype-by-Sequencing; breaking the bottleneck

Robert Brueggeman, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA

Genetic analysis of Fusarium head blight resistance in Tunisian-derived durum wheat populations

Shahryar Kianian, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA

SESSION 4: PATHOGEN BIOLOGY AND GENETICS

CHAIRPERSON: Jin-Rong Xu, Purdue University


Regulation of mycotoxin production and kinome analysis in Fusarium graminearum

Jin-Rong Xu on Behalf of Chenfang Wang, Northwest A&F University, Yang Ling, Shanxi, China

New Insights into the Evolution of Fusarium Pathogenesis in Wheat

Kemal Kazan, CSIRO Plant Industry, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

SESSION 5: GENE DISCOVERY AND ENGINEERING RESISTANCE

CHAIRPERSON: Nilgun Tumer, Rutgers University


Developing Fusarium head blight resistant wheat

Gary Muehlbauer, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA

Genetic and genomic approaches for managing Fusarium pathogens

Kemal Kazan, CSIRO Plant Industry, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Lipid transfer proteins confer resistance to trichothecenes

John McLaughlin and Amer Bin-Umer, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA