Plant Interactions with Pests and Pathogens

The theme of this workshop is to bring together researchers interested in interactions of plants with microbial and insect pathogens. This includes compatible and incompatible interactions form the plant side and from the pathogen side.
Date: Saturday, January 9, 2016
Time: 1:30 PM-3:40 PM
Room: Sunrise - Meeting House
Christie Williams
1:30 PM
Use of an Autoimmune Mutant to Probe the Maize Defense Response
Peter Balint-Kurti, USDA-ARS, North Carolina State University

2:10 PM
Different Mechanisms of Whitefly Resistance in Cabbage and its Wild Relatives
Koen Pelgrom, Wageningen UR Plant Breeding; Roeland E. Voorrips, Wageningen UR Plant Breeding; Colette Broekgaarden, Wageningen UR Plant Breeding; Ben Vosman, Wageningen UR Plant Breeding

2:50 PM
Grape Leafroll Virus: A Systems Approach to Understand its Interaction with the Plant and its Effect on Fruit Ripening
Laurent Deluc, Oregon State University; Amanda Vondras, Oregon State University; Satyanarayana Gouthu, Oregon State University; Robert Martin, USDA-ARS

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