Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
25-28 November 2019 Melbourne, Australia
Strong Foundations, Future Innovations

Poster Session 1 – Tuesday 26 November

Session Name Poster Board Paper Title and Presenter
Agrichemicals & Managing Chemical Resistance 1 31 Evaluation of fungicide soil drench treatments to manage black root rot disease in avocado seedlings
Akila Devi Prabhakaran
Agrichemicals & Managing Chemical Resistance 1 32 Developing a fungicide efficacy baseline for Venturia inaequalis in Western Australia.
Andrew Taylor
Agrichemicals & Managing Chemical Resistance 1 33 Assessment of fungicide resistance in Botrytis cinerea from cherry fruit
Elaine Tai
Agrichemicals & Managing Chemical Resistance 1 34 Fluxapyroxad (Sercadis® Fungicide) activity on apple scab (Venturia inaequalis), powdery mildew (Podosphaera leucotricha), alternaria leaf blotch (Alternaria mali) in apple (Malus domestica) in Australia
Marco Montagna
Agrichemicals & Managing Chemical Resistance 1 35 Mefentrifluconazole (Belanty® Fungicide) activity on apple scab (Venturia inaequalis), powdery mildew (Podosphaera leucotricha), alternaria leaf blotch (Alternaria mali) in apple (Malus domestica) in Australia
Marco Montagna
Agrichemicals & Managing Chemical Resistance 1 36 The activity of mefentrifluconazole (Belanty® Fungicide) on powdery mildew (Uncinula necator) in grape (Vitis vinifera L.) in Australia
Marco Montagna
Agrichemicals & Managing Chemical Resistance 1 37 Pyraclostrobin+fluxapyroxad (Merivon® Fungicide): a new dual mode of action fungicide for the control of husk spot (Pseudocercospora macadamiae) in macadamia (Macadamia integrifolia) in Australia
Marco Montagna
Community & Industry Engagement 38 Festival of Plant Health 2020: a road map to promote the International Year
Andrea Masino
Community & Industry Engagement 39 iMapPESTS: aiming for the sky in cross-industry plant pest surveillance initiative
Shakira Johnson
Foliar & Postharvest Diseases 60 Diaporthe spp.: pathogen or saprophyte of persimmon?
Cathryn Todd
Foliar & Postharvest Diseases 61 Reaction of different species of Fabaceae and Solanaceae to three Cucumber mosaic virus isolates
Mohammad Aftab
Foliar & Postharvest Diseases 62 Geographical distribution of two turf grass pathogens, Wongia griffinii and W. garrettii, in Australia
Percy Wong
Foliar & Postharvest Diseases 63 Comparison of aggressive and non-aggressive Ascochyta lentis isolates on lentil cultivar PBA Hurricane XT.
Jade Rose
Foliar & Postharvest Diseases 64 Effects of grapevine trunk disease on wine composition
Rebecca Woolley
Foliar & Postharvest Diseases 65 New pathogens on leafy vegetable for the ready-to-eat sector
Andrea Masino
Foliar & Postharvest Diseases 66 A review of Red Rot of sugarcane in Pakistan
Waqas Arshad
Foliar & Postharvest Diseases 67 The impact of the outbreak of tomatoes disease Tuta Absoluta in Nigeria
Michael Oke
Foliar & Postharvest Diseases 68 Identification of the powdery mildew species infecting mungbean in Australian paddocks
Lisa Kelly
Innovations in Detection & Diagnosis 19 Detection platforms of various crop plant fungal diseases using next generation molecular tools
Gopal Venkatesh Babu
Innovations in Detection & Diagnosis 20 Detection and quantification of plant pathogens using droplet digital PCR
Mark Andersen
Innovations in Detection & Diagnosis 41 Early disease detection using hyperspectral sensors
Ayalsew Zerihun
Integrated Disease Management 69 Seed Potato Certification: An important role
Nigel S. Crump
Integrated Disease Management 70 Effects of light spectra on growth and defence in potted Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa ‘Hayward’ kiwifruit plants
Tony Reglinski
Integrated Disease Management 71 Effect of fungicides and variety resistance on the suppression of Fusarium head blight and Deoxynivalenol
LeAnn Lux
Integrated Disease Management 72 The use of totally impermeable film with fumigants improves control of charcoal rot of strawberry
Apollo Gomez
Integrated Disease Management 73 Effect of in-furrow phosphorus and zinc on Fusarium crown rot of hard red and soft white winter wheats in Oregon, USA
Duncan Kroese
Integrated Disease Management 74 A brief historical review of fifty-year’s progress in South Australian management of grapevine downy mildew - once the major foliage disease in Australian viticulture.
Peter A Magarey
Integrated Disease Management 75 A screening technique for alternative management options of Thielaviopsis musarum
Peter Trevorrow
Monitoring and Diagnostics 1 23 Rapid detection of Claviceps purpurea and quarantined Claviceps humidiphila by real-time PCR
Jana Monk
Monitoring and Diagnostics 1 24 Development of loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for the detection of seedborne fungal pathogen, Sarocladium oryzae causing sheath rot of rice
MK Prasannakumar
Monitoring and Diagnostics 1 25 Citrus black spot: Sex, lies and milenex tape
Nga T Tran
Monitoring and Diagnostics 1 26 Molecular diagnosis of Ascochyta spp. causing Ascochyta blight in Faba bean, Lentil and Vetch targeting the mitochondrial genome
Winnie Liu Heang
Monitoring and Diagnostics 1 27 Evaluation of different diagnostic methods for grapevine fungal trunk disease
Rebecca Woolley
Monitoring and Diagnostics 1 28 Development of a multiplex-PCR approach for the accurate and rapid detection of Gnomoniopsis smithogilvyi in Castanea sativa (Mill.)
Matias Silva-Campos
Monitoring and Diagnostics 1 29 NARH: confirmed as a robust isolation medium for Phytophthora species
Suchana Rani Sarker
Monitoring and Diagnostics 1 30 Protecting the Australian capsicum industry from incursions of exotic Colletotrichum pathogens
Awalikara De Silva
Pathogenomics 1 21 Genome sequencing of Ascochyta Blight pathogen of field pea (P. pinodes, P. pinodella and P. koolunga) using long-read sequencing technology
Yvonne Ogaji
Pathogenomics 1 22 Analysis of microRNA targets at different developmental stages of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita)
Soyoung Park
Pathogenomics 1 76 Transcriptomic analysis at different developmental stages of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita)
Bum-Soo Hahn
Pathogenomics 1 77 Endogenous viral elements in Macadamia genome and its putative role in abnormal vertical growth
Mohamed Cassim Mohamed Zakeel
Pathogenomics 1 78 Relative pathogenicity and molecular analysis of Sporisorium scitamineum isolates from Australia
Nurul Hidayah
Plant-Microbe Interactions 1 1 Functional characterisation of the necrotrophic effector ToxA from wheat pathogen Parastagonospora nodorum
Bayantes Dagvadorj
Plant-Microbe Interactions 1 2 Secretome profiling analysis of Pyrenophora tritici-repentis genes regulated by the Zn2Cys6 binuclear cluster transcription factor Pf2
Pao Theen See
Plant-Microbe Interactions 1 3 Cell death-inducing activity of a conserved family of small secreted proteins from Ciborinia camelliae, Botrytis cinerea and Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
Hannah McCarthy
Plant-Microbe Interactions 1 4 Characterization of Brassicaceae smut fungal effectors responsible for plant infection
Summia Gul
Plant-Microbe Interactions 1 5 The necrotrophic effector SnTox1 of Parastagonospora nodorum harbours a promoter variant associated with gene repression
Evan John
Plant-Microbe Interactions 1 6 Using Agrobacterium-mediated GFP transformation of Fusarium oxysporum to study the infection process of pathogenic and non-pathogenic Fusaria on ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) rhizomes
Andrea Matthews
Plant-Microbe Interactions 1 7 Structural prediction of ToxA-like and MAX effector proteins using threading and comparative modelling methods
Lina Rozano
Plant-Microbe Interactions 1 42 Opportunities through the Agricultural Microbiomes Research Coordination Network
JP Dundore-Arias
Soilborne Diseases & Pests 1 10 An overview of site-specific nematode management in Louisiana cotton
Manjula Kularathna
Soilborne Diseases & Pests 1 11 The effect of Verticillium dahliae to cause Potato Early Dying syndrome in Victoria, Australia
Prakash Nair
Soilborne Diseases & Pests 1 12 Surprises inside: Cereal cyst nematodes induce striking changes in root vascular anatomy
Diane Mather
Soilborne Diseases & Pests 1 8 Modelling Pratylenchus thornei field populations over multiple soil depth intervals and trials to rank wheat genotypes for resistance in the northern Australian grains region
Bethany Rognoni
Soilborne Diseases & Pests 1 9 Impact of deep soil amelioration treatments on Rhizoctonia solani and root lesion nematodes
Daniel Huberli
Soilborne Diseases & Pests 1 40 Wheat root histopathology and defensive biochemistry against root-lesion nematode Pratylenchus thornei
Md Motiur Rahaman
Surveillance and Incursion Response 13 An overview of banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) in South Africa
Anna Jooste
Surveillance and Incursion Response 14 Phylogenetic analysis of Cryphonectria parasitica (Chestnut blight) incursion in NE Victoria
Jatinder Kaur
Surveillance and Incursion Response 15 Occurrence of Banana Wilt Associated Phytoplasma
Cecilia O'Dwyer
Surveillance and Incursion Response 16 Biosecurity Pest Surveillance in Queensland
Christine Horlock
Surveillance and Incursion Response 18 Surveillance of bacterial pathogens associated with blackleg symptoms in certified seed potatoes crops in South Eastern Australia
Nellie A. Malseed


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