2015 Program

DateTimeEvent/SessionSession Leaders/Authors
Tuesday
December 8, 2015
4:00 - 6:00 pmExecutive meeting
Registration
6:00 - 8:00 pmReception
Wednesday
December 9, 2015
8:00 – 8:35 am Opening Remarks (Alex Csinos)
Welcome Remarks (Christine Waddill)
History of the Keys (Lara Lee Hickman)
8:35 – 9:20 amKeynote speaker: Michael E. Matheron
Phytophthora, the Plant Destroyer: Past, Present, and Future
9:20 – 12:30 pmBiology/EpidemiologyPingsheng Ji & Kenny Seebold
9:20 – 9:40 amTesting fundamental ecological concepts with a Pythium-Prunus pathosystemKurt Reinhart, Matthew Rinella & Keith Clay
9:40 – 10:00 amMetalaxyl resistance and Pythium damping-off of chickpea in the US Pacific NorthwestWeidong Chen, Stephen Guy, Rebecca McGee, Timothy Paulitz, Lyndon Porter, Kurtis Schroeder, and George Vandemark
10:00 – 10:30 amBreak
10:30 – 10:50 amBiology and management of Phytophthora blight on vegetablesTianli Qu, Alexander Csinos, & Pingsheng Ji
10:50 – 11:10 amEfficacy of a Trichoderma asperellum strain against soilborne Phytophthora ramorum, P. capsici, P. cinnamomi, and P. tentaculataTim Widmer
11:10 – 11:30 amUnraveling the interaction between pea root and the soilborne oomycete Aphanomyces euteiches: Toward the characterization of biocontrol agentsYohana Laloum, Isabelle Trinsoutrot-Gattin, Maïté Vicre-Gibouin, Anne moussart, Azeddine Driouich, Marie-Laure Follet-Gueye, Karine Laval, & Christophe Gangneux
11:30 – 11:50 amRevisit the notion of Phytophthora species as water moldsChuan Hong
11:50 – 12:10 pmUse of a quantitative assay to assess inoculum of Phytophthora ramorum from infected roots treated with three biocontrol agentsNina Shishkoff
12:10 – 12:30 pmEffects of chemical and non-chemical products on pink rot of potato J. J. Hao, H. H. Jiang, X. Y. Zhang, X. Zhang, N. Marangoni
12:30 – 2:00 pmLunch
2:00 – 3:30 pmGenetics/Taxonomy/Pathogen DiversityLina Quesada-Ocampo
2:00 – 2:15 pm CRISPR/Cas9, a powerful new tool for genetic studies of oomycete pathogensY. Fang, & B. M. Tyler
2:15 – 2:30 pmDevelopment of microsatellites from whole-transcriptome sequences in Phytophthora capsici for population studiesC. H. Parada-Rojas & L. M. Quesada-Ocampo
2:30 – 2:45 pmSequencing the genome of the downy mildew plant pathogen Plasmopara obducens: progress and utilityM. J. Bowman, J. Chow, L. M. Cano, E. Góngora-Castillo, L. M. Quesada-Ocampo, & K. L. Childs
2:45 – 3:00 pmGenetic dynamics of an experimental overwintering biparental population in the context of a field infestation of Phytophthora capsiciM. O. Carlson, M. A. Gore, & C. D. Smart
3:00 – 3:15 pmEffectoromics as a tool for better management of soybean root/stem rotK. Fedkenheuer, M. Fedkenheuer, C. Davis, H. Wise, L. Waller, R. G. Anderson, B. M. Tyler, A. E. Robertson, M. A. Saghai Maroof, & J. M. McDowell
3:15 – 3:30 pmQuestions
3:30 – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 – 5:30 pmHost ResistanceShaker Kousik
4:00 – 4:15 pmTranscriptomic profiling of Cucurbita species to characterize the age-related resistance against Phytophthora capsiciSafa Alzohairy & Mary Hausbeck
4:15 – 4:30 pmAdaptation by Phytophthora nicotianae to partial resistance in tobaccoK. L. McCorkle, R. S., Lewis, & H. D. Shew
4:30 – 4:45 pmEffector triggered susceptibility: alpha-plurivorin of Phytophthora plurivora manipulates defence responses of European beech seedlingsWolfgang Osswald & Ronaldo J.D. Dalio
4:45 – 5:00 pm
Evaluation of bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L) cultivars and breeding lines for resistance to the crown-rot phase of Phytophthora blight (Phytophthora capsici) in New JerseyW. L. Kline & C. A. Wyenandt
5:00 – 5:15 pmReaction of Phytophthora fruit rot resistant germplasm lines to a broad range of Phytophthora capsici isolates from across United States of AmericaC. S. Kousik (Shaker) & J. L. Ikerd
5:15 – 5:30 pmQuestions
5:30 – 6:30 pm
Industry UpdatePablo Navia Gine
Thursday
December 10, 2015
8:00 – 9:30 am Chemical ControlPaul Kuhn & Andy Wyenandt
8:00 – 8:20 amUsing directed fungicide applications to manage Phytophthora fruit rot of processing squashCharles Krasnow & Mary Hausbeck
8:20 – 8:40 amFungicide rotation schemes for managing Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon across Southeastern United States (NC, SC, GA)Chandrasekar Kousik (Shaker), Pingsheng Ji & Lina Quesada-Ocampo
8:40 – 9:00 amComparing fluopicolide and oxathiapiprolin with mefenoxam to manage Phytophthora nicotianae on tobacco in 2011-2015C.S. Johnson
9:00 – 9:20 amEfficacy of oxathiapiprolin against black shank of tobacco in field studies in North CarolinaR. J. Bittner & A. L. Mila
9:20 – 9:30 amQuestions
9:30 – 10:00 amBreak
10:00 – 11:10 amIntegrated Disease ManagementMichael Matheron
10:00 – 10:20 am Fluorescent Pseudomonas spp. and cyclic lipopeptide diversity in the cocoyam rhizosphere and their relation with soil suppressiveness against the cocoyam root rot diseaseF. E. Olorunleke, N. Geudens, O. F. Olorunleke, O.O. Omoboye, A. Adiobo, D. Sinnaeve, J. C. Martins & M. Höfte
10:20 – 10:40 amSilver nanoparticles: a new tool for controlling Phytophthora spp.Mohammad Ali, Bosung Kim, Kevin Belfield, David Norman, Mary Brennan & Gul Shad Ali
10:40 – 11:00 amEvaluation of host resistance and fungicide applications in integrated management of Phytophthora blight of pepperCharles Krasnow & Mary Hausbeck
11:00 – 11:10 amQuestions
11:10 – 12:00 pmPlanning meeting