About Us: APS 2016

American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting 2016
July 31 - August 3, 2016 - Tampa, Florida
Theme: Science to Practice
Sally Miller, APS President

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Ohio State - Student Travel Awards

  • Karasi B. Mills - C. Lee Campbell Student Travel Award
  • Brian A. Hodge - Robert W. Fulton Student Travel Award
  • Claudio Vrisman - Luis Sequeira Student Travel Award
  • Rachel Medina - Malcolm C. Shurtleff Student Travel Award
  • Ellie Walsh - Kenneth and Betty Barker Student Travel Award & John M. Barnes Student Travel Award

Ohio State Presentations at APS 2016

Oral Presenters

Monday, 8 am - 10 am.  Plenary Session I, Science to Practice. Introduction – Sally Miller, APS President.  Emergence, Spread and Control of Maize Lethal Necrosis in East Africa - MARGARET (PEG) REDINBAUGH.

Sunday, 1 pm.- Special Session, Dispersal at Multiple Scales: A Key to Outbreak of Disease .  Epidemics   Introduction: The importance of dispersal in botanical epidemics.  L. MADDEN (1), (1) Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

Sunday, 1:15 pm.  Technical Session, Viral Diseases.  Virus populations associated with Maize lethal necrosis (MLN) in East Africa
L. STEWART (1), M. Redinbaugh (1), S. Wijeratne (2), G. Mahuku (3), C. Niblett (4), A. Kiggundu (5), G. Asea (5), A. Wangai (6), K. Willie (1), D. Massawe (7), (1) USDA-ARS Corn, Soybean and Wheat Quality Research Unit, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (2) Molecular and Cellular Imaging Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (3) International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; (4) Venganza, Inc, Augustine, FL, U.S.A.; (5) National Agricultural Research Organization, Entebbe, Uganda; (6) Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO), Nairobi, Kenya; (7) Plant Pathology Department, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

Monday, 10:15 a.m. - Fungal Diseases technical session. Identifying sources of inoculum and timing of tissue infection by fungal pathogens associated with winterberry fruit rot.   F. PEDUTO HAND (1), SHAN LIN (1), N. Taylor (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.

Monday, 11 am. Technical Session  - Fungal Pathogenicity  Shovel-ready Trees: Novel Strategies for Development of Disease Resistant Woody Plants. Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy for the rapid identification of disease resistant trees C. VILLARI (1), P. Bonello (2), R. Sniezko (3), L. Rodriguez-Saona (4), (1) The Ohio State University - University of Gerogia, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.; (2) Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, U.S.A.; (3) USDA Forest Service, U.S.A.; (4) Department of Food Science and Technology, The Ohio State University, U.S.A.

Monday, 1 pm.  Technical Session.  1:00 p.m. Genetics behind avirulence: identification of novel avr-genes in  Magnaporthe oryzae. D. TATE (1), J. Hu (1), V. Ganeshan (1), T. Mitchell (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.

Wednesday, 1:30 pm.  Special Session. Think local, act globally: Meeting stakeholders’ needs in developing countries.  A. TESTEN (1), S. Miller (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.  Part of Fieldside Manner: Serving Plant Pathology’s Stakeholders, 1:00-2:15 pm, co-organized by A. Testen.

Wednesday, 2 pm.  Technical Session - Pathogen Dispersal . Validation of the CDM ipmPIPE Forecasting System: Relating Aerial Transport of Pathogen Spores to Outbreaks of Cucurbit Downy Mildew. K. NEUFELD (1), A. Keinath (2), B. Dutta (3), B. Gugino (4), D. Langston (5), M. Lewis Ivey (6), M. McGrath (7), S. Miller (8), E. Sikora (9), P. Ojiambo (1), (1) Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Clemson University, Charleston, SC, U.S.A.; (3) Dept of Plant Pathology, Univ of Georgia, Tifton, GA; (4) Dept of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, Pennsylvania State Univ, University Park, PA,; (5) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Suffolk, VA; (6) DepT of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; (7) Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, SIPS, Cornell University, Riverhead, NY; (8) Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State University, Wooster, OH; (9) Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn University, AL.

Wednesday, 3 pm. Technical Session - Isothermal Pathogen Detection. LAMP lights the way: early detection of airborne inoculum of Magnaporthe oryzae in turfgrass fields
F. PEDUTO HAND (1), F. Peduto Hand (1), C. Villari (1), W. Mahaffee (2), T. Mitchell (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.; (2) USDA-ARS, Corvallis, OR, U.S.A.

Wednesday, 3 pm.  Special Session, Phenotyping for resistance to viruses in maize.  Promising Phenotyping Efforts for Understanding Genetic and Molecular Bases of Plant Disease Resistance.  M. REDINBAUGH (1), J. Zambrano (2), M. Jones (3), D. Francis (4), R. Louie (3), (1) USDA- ARS Corn, Soybean and Wheat Quality Research, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (2) INIAP, Quito, Ecuador; (3) USDA, ARS CSWQRU, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (4) Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

Posters

25-P . Development of green fluorescent protein-expressing Xanthomonas gardneri strains to study tomato infection processes. F. ROTONDO (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

161-P.  Identification of members of the secretome of Trichoderma virens involved in colonization of plant roots. F. ROTONDO (1), B. McSpadden Gardner (2), P. Paul (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (2) The Ohio State University, Wooster, U.S.A.

180-P. Evaluation of the biocontrol potential of different Pseudomonas species in suppressing Pythium root rot in petunia plugs.  D. MARTIN (1), M. Jones (2), C. Taylor (2), F. Peduto Hand (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.; (2) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

203-P.  Effects of seed coating "inert ingredients" in the pathogenicity of Fusarium graminearum in soybean.   K. NAVARRO (1), (1) The Ohio State University, U.S.A.

181-P   Microbiome networks: A systems framework for identifying candidate microbial assemblages for disease management.  R. POUDEL (1), A. Jumpponen (2), D. Schlatter (3), T. Paulitz (3), B. McSpadden Gardener (4), L. Kinkel (5), K. Garrett (1), (1) Plant Pathology Department, Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.; (2) Division of Biology and Ecological Genomics Institute, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, U.S.A.; (3) USDA-ARS, Wheat Health, Genetics, and Quality Research Unit, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, U.S.A.; (4) Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (5) Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.

222-P.  Evaluation of host resistance and chemical control to manage white mold of soybean in Ohio. J. HUZAR NOVAKOWISKI (1), J. Huzar Novakowiski (1), J. Winger (1), P. Paul (1), A. Dorrance (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A

249-P. Efficacy of Oxathiapiprolin toward Phytophthora sojae and Phytophthora sansomeana
A. VARGAS (1), M. Eyre (1), A. Dorrance (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

250-P. Efficacy of three soybean fungicide seed treatments against Pythium species in seed plate and growth chamber assays.  K. SCOTT (1), A. Vargas (1), M. Eyre (1), A. Dorrance (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

260-P. Resistance to quinone outside inhibitor fungicides in Cercospora sojina in Ohio.  L. WEBER (1), A. Dorrance (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

281-P. Sensitivity of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum to iprodione and propiconazole in Bangladesh.  M. ISLAM (1), C. Vrisman (1), S. Miller (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A

290-P.  Sensitivity of Alternaria spp. causing diseases in tomato and potato to boscalid and azoxystrobin.  C. VRISMAN (1), M. Islam (1), S. Miller (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

433-P.  Wheat streak mosaic virus differentially affects soft red winter wheat cultivars.  B. HODGE (1), L. Stewart (2), P. Paul (3), (1) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.; (2) United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (3) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

617-P.  Effect of pre-anthesis rainfall patterns on fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol in wheat: a multi-state study.  W. BUCKER MORAES (1), K. F. Andersen (1), C. Cowger (2), R. Dill-Macky (3), L. V. Madden (1), P. Anderson Paul (1), (1) Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (2) Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (3) Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, U.S.A.

452-P.  Identification of the causal agents of soft rot of potato in Bangladesh and activity of biocontrol agents against the pathogens .  F. ELAHI (1), (1) The Ohio state University, wooster, OH, U.S.A.

457-P.  Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes Populations from Corn Fields in Ohio.  A. SIMON (1), T. Niblack (1), P. Paul (2), H. Lopez-Nicora (1), (1) OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, COLUMBUS,

372-P. Development of an in vitro bioassay to screen perennial Phlox germplasm for susceptibility to Golovinomyces cichoracearum (Erysiphe cichoracearum).  C. FARINAS (1), P. Jourdan (1), F. Peduto Hand (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.

377-P.  Evaluating chemical fingerprinting as a tool to rapidly screen hybrid chestnut for resistance to pathogens.  A. CONRAD (1), J. Westbrook (2), T. Zhebentyayeva (3), L. Rodriguez-Saona (4), P. Bonello (4), C. Nelson (5), A. Abbott (1), (1) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.; (2) The American Chestnut Foundation, Asheville, NC, U.S.A.; (3) Clemson University, Clemson, SC, U.S.A.; (4) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.; (5) USDA Forest Service, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.

379-P. Screening soybean germplasm for resistance towards Pythium species.  K. SCOTT (1), M. Eyre (1), A. Dorrance (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

323-P.  Assessment of genetic diversity and virulence spectrum of Magnaporthe oryzae population from sub-Saharan Africa.  V. DEVI GANESHAN (1), S. Mutiga (2), F. Rotich (3), D. Mwongera (4), J. Harvey (5), B. Zhou (6), L. Wasilwa (7), G. Wang (1), D. Silue (8), O. Ibrahima (9), J. Correll (3), N. Talbot (10), T. Mitchell (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.; (10) University of Exeter, Department of Biosciences, United Kingdom; (2) Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA) Hub, Nairobi, Kenya; (3) University of Arkansas, Department of Plant Pathology, AR, U.S.A.; (4) University of Exeter, United Kingdom; (5) Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA) Hub, Kenya; (6) International Rice Research Institute, Philippines; (7) Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, Kenya; (8) AfricaRice Center, Ivory Coast; (9) INERA, Burkina faso

391-P.  Impact of Agronomic Practices and Diseases on Wheat Profitability.  J. SALGADO (1), P. Paul (1), L. Lindsey (1), R. Minyo (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

77-P  Soybean Cyst Nematodes of Ohio: deciphering mechanisms of virulence.  E. WALSH (1), T. Miller (2), A. Grenell (3), B. Cassone (4), C. Taylor (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (2) The Ohio State University, OH, U.S.A.; (3) The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (4) Brandon University, Brandon, MB, Canada

78-P Investigating the role of maize for influence on soybean cyst nematode.  R. MEDINA (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

90-P  The Effect of Increased Soil Fertility on Seedling Disease Development of Soybean in Ohio.  M. EYRE (1), S. Culman (1), A. Dorrance (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

627-P. Spatiotemporal analysis of wheat blast epidemiology (Magnaporthe oryzae Triticum pathotype) under natural field conditions.  K. MILLS (1), L. Madden (1), P. Paul (1), D. Salgado (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

788-P.  Fungal endophyte community analysis of green coffee beans: a comparison across growing regions and qualities.  R. CAPOUYA (1), T. Mitchell (1), V. Devi Ganeshan (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.

423-P.  Functional genomic analysis of Botrytis cinerea isolates from Ohio.  V. VIJAYAKUMAR (1), B. Cottrell (1), H. Reynolds (1), J. Slot (1), F. Hand (1), G. Valero (1), C. Tomashuk (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.

671-P.  Weather patterns associated with Gibberella Ear Rot of Corn in Ohio.  F. DALLA LANA (1), R. Minyo (1), P. Thimison (1), L. V. Madden (1), P. A. Paul (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

672-P. Evaluating soybean production in fields infested with Heterodera glycines and Macrophomina phaseolina with spatial regression analyses.  H. LOPEZ-NICORA (1), J. Carr (1), A. Dorrance (2), T. Niblack (1), (1) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.; (2) The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.

702-P.  Bioluminescent imaging as a sensitive tool for evaluation of Ralstonia solanacearum infection dynamics in resistant and susceptible pepper lines. H. DU (1), B. Chen (1), X. Zhang (1), S. Miller (2), G. Rajashekara (3), X. Xu (1), S. Geng (1), (1) Beijing Vegetable Research Center (BVRC) of BAAFS, China; (2) Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio Agricultural Research Development Center, Ohio State University, Wooster, U.S.A.; (3) Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research Development Center, Ohio State University, Wooster, U.S.A.; (4) Beijing Vegetable Research Center (BVRC) of BAAFS, Bejing, China

803-P .  Master in Plant Health Management: education and training to meet 21st century trends and challenges in Extension and industry.  M. LEWANDOWSKI (1), A. Dorrance (2), L. Canas (3), B. Kleinke (4), E. Roche (5), J. Schoenhals (6), S. Williams (1), F. Peduto Hand (1), J. Jasinksi (7), M. Gardiner (3), P. Paul (2), A. Londo (6), (1) The Ohio State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.; (2) The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Department of Plant Pathology, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (3) The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Department of Entomology, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.; (4) Ohio State University Extension, Xenia, OH, U.S.A.; (5) Ohio State University Extension, Cleveland, OH, U.S.A.; (6) Ohio State University Extension, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.; (7) Ohio State University Extension, Urbana, OH, U.S.A.