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2011 Field Crops Rust Symposium

General Session Presentations

Opening General Session


   Don Hershman, University of Kentucky, Princeton, KY, USA

  Keynote Address: Rust Diseases Within a Global Food Security Context

   Philip Pardey, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA
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General Session 1: Foundational Understandings for the Rust Diseases of Field Crops

  Overview of the Rust Diseases

   M. Catherine Aime, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Abstract  |  Slides

  Cereal Rust Diseases: Leaf Rust, Stripe Rust, Stem Rust, Crown Rust

   Robert L. Bowden, USDA-ARS, Manhattan, KS, USA
Abstract  |  Slides

  Adventures in Soybean Rust Research

   Glen L. Hartman, USDA-ARS and University of Ilinois, Urbana, IL, USA
Abstract  |  Slides

  Corn Rusts: Common Rust, Southern Rust, Tropical Rust

   Bill Dolezal, Pioneer Hi-Bred a Dupont Business, Johnston, IA, USA
Abstract  |  Slides

  Coevolution in the Native Australian Flax-flax Rust Association

   Jeremy J. Burdon, CSIRO - Plant Industry, Canberra, A.C.T., Australia
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  Tools and Approaches for Characterizing Rust Populations

   James Kolmer, USDA-ARS Cereal Disease Laboratory, St. Paul, MN, USA
Abstract  |  Slides

General Session 2:
Molecular Interactions of Host Plants with Rust Pathogens

  What Makes Rust Fungi Obligate Parasites? Can We Use This Information to Stop Them?

   Ralf T. Voegele, Universität Hohenheim, Fak Agrarwissenschaften, Inst. für Phytomedizin, Stuttgart, Germany
Abstract  |  Slides

  Molecular Basis of Plant Innate Immunity to Pathogens and Recent Progress in the Rice Blast Pathosystem

   Guo-Liang Wang, Dept. of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

  Mechanisms of Resistance to Rust Pathogens: Pre- and Posthaustorial

   Robert S. Brueggeman, Dept. of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA
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  Gene Silencing Approaches To Understanding Pathogenicity And Virulence

    Scot Hulbert, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
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  Genomics of the P. pachyrhizi-Soybean Interaction

    Reid D. Frederick, USDA-ARS, Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research Unit, Ft. Detrick, MD, USA

General Session 3:
Movement of Rust Diseases, Detection, and Monitoring

  Global Movements of Rust Pathogens

   Scott A. Isard, Penn State University, University Park, PA, USA
Abstract  |  Slides

  Approaches to Monitoring the Movement of Rust Pathogens

   Erick De Wolf, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
Abstract  |  Slides

  Molecular Diagnostics of Rust Fungi: Lessons Learned from Ug99

   Les J. Szabo, USDA-ARS Cereal Disease Laboratory, St. Paul, MN, USA
Abstract  |  Slides

General Session 4:
Management Strategies For Rust Diseases

  Fungicides and Management of Rust—advances in Chemistries and Application Strategies

   Robert C. Kemerait, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA, USA
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  Rust Resistance in Corn

   Jerald K. Pataky, Monsanto Company and University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA
Abstract  |  Slides

  Approaches to Attaining Durable Resistance to Rust Diseases

   Christopher C. Mundt, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
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  Role of Alternate Hosts in Development and Control of Rust Diseases of Field Crops

   Timothy D. Murray, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA

  Meeting Wrap-up

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

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