Airborne Plant Diseases


Organisers:

Philippe Nicot, French National Institute for Agricultural Research, INRA, France
E-mail: philippe.nicot@avignon.inra.fr

Yilin Zhou, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
E-mail: yilinzhou6@yahoo.com.cn

Session1: Monitoring and Understanding the Dissemination of the Pathogen

Chairperson:

Yilin Zhou

Invited Speakers:

Jonathan S. West, Rothamsted Research, UK
E-mail: jon.west@rothamsted.ac.uk
Topic: New developments in identification and quantification of airborne inoculum

Xiao-Bing Yang, Iowa State University,USA
E-mail: xbyang@iastate.edu
Topic:

Cindy E. Morris, INRA-PACA at Avignon, France
E-mail: cindy.morris@avignon.inra.fr
Topic: Novel understanding of the water cycle as a link between unsuspected habitats of airborne pathogens - what consequences for plant disease management?

Zhensheng Kang, Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University, China
E-mail: kangzs@nwsuaf.edu.cn
Topic: Sexual stage and virulence variation of wheat stripe rust in China

Session2: Epidemiology and Control

Chairperson:

Philippe Nicot

Invited Speakers:

Wanquan Chen, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
E-mail: wqchen@ippcaas.cn
Topic: Epidemiology and control of airborne diseases

Kenichi Ikeda, Kobe University, Japan
E-mail: ikeken@phoenix.kobe-u.ac.jp
Topic: Attachment of airborne pathogens to their host - a possible target for control

Xiangming Xu, East Malling Research, UK
E-mail: xiangming.xu@emr.ac.uk
Topic: Modelling and predicting airborne diseases for practical disease management

Levente Kiss, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
E-mail: kiss.levente@agrar.mta.hu
Topic: Attacking sessile targets rather than expanding ones: a strategy for using Ampelomyces mycoparasites as biocontrol agents of grapevine powdery mildew
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