Forum Presentations 2013

2013 National Fusarium Head Blight Forum

PRESENTATIONS

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OPENING SESSION

CHAIRPERSON: Dave Van Sanford, University of Kentucky


Local Grain and Malt:  A Renaissance Being Impacted by DON

Andrea Stanley, Valley Malt, Hadley, MA, USA

SESSION 1: VARIETY DEVELOPEMENT AND HOST PLANT RESISTANCE

CO-CHAIRPERSONS: Robert Brueggeman, North Dakota State University and Jose Gonzalez, South Dakota State University

Fusarium Head Blight in South America - an Argentinean perspective of breeding for resistance and future prospects

Virginia Verges, DONMARIO SEMILLAS, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

Lifelong Learning:  What We Have Learned Breeding for Scab Tolerance

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

University-industry collaborations:  Possibilities to work together to reduce losses to FHB in cereals

Bill Berzonsky, Bayer CropScience, Lincoln, NE, USA

SESSION 2: PATHOGEN BIOLOGY AND GENETICS

CHAIRPERSON: John Leslie, Kansas State University

Functional analysis of transcription factors in the cereal head blight fungus, Fusarium graminearum

Yin-won Lee, Center for Fungal Pathogenesis, Seoul National University, Seoul, KOREA

Saying Goodbye to Gibberella zeae

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

SESSION 3: GENE DISCOVERY AND ENGINEERING RESISTANCE

CHAIRPERSON: Jai Rohilla, South Dakota State Univeristy

Don Induces Genes that Increase Wheat Susceptibility to FHB.

Thérèse Oullet, Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, ON, CANADA

Targeting Host Defense and Susceptibility Mechanisms for Engineering FHB Resistance

Jyoti Shah, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA

SESSION 5: FHB MANAGEMENT

CO-CHAIRPERSONS: Christina Cowger, USDA-ARS, NC and Stephen Wegulo, University of Nebraska


Local corn debris management:  What does it contribute to head blight and mycotoxin reduction?

Gary Bergstrom, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA