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Department of Plant Pathology


International Congress of Plant Pathology 2018

International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP), July 29-Aug. 30, 2018, Boston, Massachusetts

Sally Miller, is Executive Vice Chair of the ICPP.  She was co-organizer of the POD TALKS: A Conversation with Phytopathologists of Distinction and Conversations with an Expert.  Steve Slack in on the Finance Committee.  Scott Adkins (OSU alum) is the ICPP Scientific Program Chair.  Scott will be honored as Fellow of the American Phytopathological Society.

Congrats to student travel awardees:
Wanderson Bucker Moraes, Zahir Eyal Student Travel Award
Cecilia Chagas de Freitas, Tsune Kosuge Student Travel Award
Felipe Dalla Lana, Joseph Kuc Student Travel Award
Loic Deblais, Kenneth F. Baker and R. James Cook Student Travel Award
Andres D. Sanabria, Raymond G. Grogan Student Travel Award
Claudio Vrisman, Luis Sequeira Student Travel Award

Jonathan Jacobs co-organized and co-presented a workshop, Effector-Detector Plants: Teaching & Research Tools for Monitoring Pathogen Virulence Live. Rachel Medina co-organized a workshop, Using Microscopy for Nematode Diagnostics. Guo-Liang Wang is co-organizer of a concurrent session, New Insights into Rice–Pathogens Interactions. Felipe Dalla Lana da Silva is co-organizer of a concurrent session, Assessing the real impact of plant pathology: the many hidden losses due to plant diseases.


Oral - Monday, Aug. 30

11:00 M. M. LEWANDOWSKI Master in Plant Health Management online program.  Teaching Panel Room 210

15:10 P. BERNARDO Understanding Maize chlorotic mottle virus transmission through seed: Localization and infectivity.  Virus Biology Concurrent session room 207

Oral - Tuesday

09:50 W. BUCKER MORAES Using predictions from a Fusarium head blight risk assessment tool as predictors of the risk of deoxynivalenol contamination of wheat grain. Concurrent session room 312.

Oral - Thursday

08:30 A. C. M. SIMON Quantifying the spatial and temporal variations of plant-parasitic nematodes associated with corn in Ohio Concurrent session room 304

9:30 S. A. MILLER Impacts of antibody and molecular disease diagnostics kits on disease identification and management in Africa Concurrent session room 310

14:00  A. L. TESTEN Anaerobic soil disinfestation for management of soilborne diseases in muck soil vegetable production systems Concurrent session room 208

Oral - Friday

12:30 A. O. CONRAD Developing a phenotyping tool for disease resistance in trees using Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) and Raman spectroscopy, Concurrent session room 208


Check Group numbers, Group 1 is Monday-Tuesday, and Group 2 is Wed-Thurs.  Page 67 in the ICPP program.

Group 1 posters, Monday-Tuesday

129-P Evaluating the stability of hybrid field maize reactions to gibberella ear rot and deoxynivalenol across environments. F. DALLA LANA.  Monday 16:00-17:30

235-P Understanding the role of Type VI Secretion Systems for intra-specific competition and pathogenicity in  Erwinia tracheiphila. C. VRISMAN.  Monday 1600-17:30

515-P Characterization of Phytophthora infestans  populations from soils of the Ecuadorian Andes. M. BENITEZ PONCE.  Monday 1600-17:30

625-P Prevalence of maize-infecting potyviruses and maize chlorotic mottle virus in the United Republic of Tanzania during 2016-2017 growing seasons. D.  MASSAWE.  Monday 1600-17:30

417-P Crop-specific microbiome responses to four-year rotational sequences. M. BENITEZ PONCE.  Monday 1600-17:30

80-P Brome mosaic virus reduces wheat yield in both early and late growth stage infections. B. HODGE. Tuesday 16:00-17:30

130-P Development of laboratory bioassays to study powdery mildew pathogens of Phlox in vitro. C.  FARINAS. Tuesday 16:00-17:30

430-P Influence of temperature on the isolation of water molds using a soil bating technique. K. NAVARRO. Tuesday 16:00-17:30

512-P  Assessment of pathotype variability in Phytophthora sojae populations across the North Central region of the United States L. WEBER

Group 2 Wednesday-Thursday

707-P Biological control of Agrobacterium rhizogenes in  hydroponic tomato using Pseudomonas strains. C. CHAGAS DE FREITAS.  Wednesday, 10:00-11:30

843-P Effects of anaerobic soil disinfestation on Sclerotinia  sclerotiorum and Sclerotinia minor in Ohio muck soil.  A. SANABRIA.  Wednesday, 10:00-11:30

897-P Comparison of Quantitative Disease Resistance Loci  in Soybean Towards Soil Borne Root Pathogens. A. DORRANCE.  Wednesday, 10:00-11:30

1161-P Network analysis to uncover and quantify host  defense signaling-dependent virulence effects of  Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato. A. TURO.  Wednesday, 10:00-11:30


664-P Survey and characterization of Ralstonia  solanacearum in solanaceous crops in Tanzania.  H.  KANYAGHA. Thursday, 16:00-17:30

730-P Pursuit of Native Fungal Biocontrol Agent  Trichoderma for Nepal and Ohio. R. KHADKA. Thursday, 16:00-17:30

960-P Determining the effects of inoculum concentration  and wounding on the development of fruit rot of winterberry holly. S. LIN. Thursday, 16:00-17:30

1026-P Keys to expanding online education beyond the  campus: Ohio State’s Master in Plant Health  Management.  M. LEWANDOWSKI. Thursday, 16:00-17:30

1058-P Relationships among measures of wheat blast under field conditions K. MILLS. Thursday, 16:00-17:30

1138-P Pathogenic and physiological variability among  Macrophomina phaseolina isolates associated with  soybean in Ohio T. NIBLACK. Thursday, 16:00-17:30

1222-P Salmonella typhimurium reduces the population  of several phytopathogens in tomato plants. L. DEBLAIS. Thursday, 16:00-17:30