Forum Presentations 2016

2016 National Fusarium Head Blight Forum

PRESENTATIONS

NOTE: The speakers whose presentations are posted request that these presentations be used as a source of information only and are not to be used as presentations per se. Please contact the presenters directly if you have specific questions about the presentations or their use.

KEYNOTE

Economic Impact of USWBSI’s Research on Reducing FHB - Bill Wilson, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA

GENERAL SESSION 1 (12/4/16)

CHAIRPERSONS:  Nilgun Tumer, Rutgers University and Phil Bregitzer, USDA-ARS, ID

Born, Bred, and Brewed for New York - Mark Sorrells, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

A Meta-analysis of the Genetics of Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in Barley - Brian Steffenson, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA

Adoption of Scab Management Techniques by Region and Demographics (Program Title) - Christina Cowger, USDA-ARS, Raleigh, NC USA

GENERAL SESSION 2 (12/5/16)

CO-CHAIRPERSON:  Corby Kistler, USDA-ARS and Jim Pestka, Michigan State University

Characterization of Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in Aegilops tauschii and QTL Discovery in Hexaploid Wheat - Eric Olson, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

Host-induced Silencing of Fusarium culmorum Genes Protects Wheat from Infection - Wanxin Chen, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben, Sachsen-Anhalt, GERMANY

GENERAL SESSION 3 (12/6/16)

CO-CHAIRPERSONS:  Christina Cowger, USDA-ARS, NC and John Pitkin, Monsanto, MO

Simultaneous Mapping and Pyramiding Loci in Wheat Breeding Populations: Identity by Descent Mapping Approaches - Jose Gonzalez, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA

Antifungal Plant Defensins: Mechanisms of Action and Engineering Resistance to Fungal Pathogens in Transgenic Wheat - Dilip Shah, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO, USA

Tissue Culture Induced Variability: Critical Issues that Impact the Evaluation and Use of Transgenic Parents - Phil Bregitzer, USDA-ARS, Aberdeen, ID, USA

Are DON Congeners a Food Safety Concern? - Jim Pestka, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

Growers´ Needs and Industry Wants: A Retrospective of Two Decades in the Trenches in the Battle with FHB - Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota, Crookston, MN, USA