Slide presentations

The third international workshop Phytophthora/Pythium and related genera in 2008

Programs in the Workshop
Associated with the 9th International Congress of Plant Pathology Turin, Italy August 24-29, 2008 Lingotto Conference Centre

Title Presentor
Welcome to workshop GLORIA ABAD, USDA-APHIS-PPQ, Beltsville, MD
How many Phytophthora species? CLIVE BRAISER, Forest Research Agency, Farnham, UK
Reconsidering the species problem in downy mildews. where are we now? HERMANN VOGLMAYR, Dept. of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, University of Viennna, Austria
Molecular Phylogeny, barcoding and ecology of Pythium species C.A. Levesque, A.W.A.M. de Cock, Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Utrecht, The Netherlands
A clearing picture of Phytophthora evolution: from the wide-angle to the zoom lens for optimal phylogenetic focus David Cooke, SCRI
Genetic diversity of Belgian Phytophthora ramorum isolates I. De Dobbelaere, A. Vercauteren, K. Heungens, M. Maes, ILVO - Plant (Crop Protection)
The World Oomycetes Genetic Resource Collection D. MICHAEL D. COFFEY, University of California, Riverside
Separation of Pythium taxa using nuclear and mitochondrial DNA markers: Proposal of a new genus, Phytopythium gen. nov. C.A. Levesque, G.P. Robideau Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 960 Carling Ave., Ottawa, K1A 0C6, Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Kauri(Agathis australis) under threat from Phytophthora  
Molecular re-evaluation of Phytophthora species isolated during 30 years of vegetation health surveys in Western Australia Mike Stukely, Giles Hardy, Dianne White, Janet Webster, Juanita Ciampini and Treena Burgess
Molecular Phylogeny of the Marine Halophytophthora Species Michael D. Coffey, Julie Huss & Masoomeh Peiman University of California, Riverside
Advances in the morphological and molecular identification of Pythiogeton species Z. Gloria Abad, USDA-APHIS-PPQ-PSPI, Beltsville, MD, USA
Motoaki Tojo, Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Osaka, Japan
Phytophthora Database Seogchan Kang, Penn State University, PA, USA
Molecular taxonomy of recently described Phytophthora and Pythium Dr. Lassaad Belbahri
A survey of Phytophthora and Pythium associated to export crops in Guatemala P. Abad-Campos, 1 Instituto Agroforestal Mediterraneo, Universidad Politica de Valencia (Spain)
Phytophthora diversity in UK gardens Geoff Denton Plant Pathologist, The Royal Horticultural Society
Characterization and molecular identification of Phytophthora sp. associated with Phytophthora blight of vegetables in Texas. R.D. French-Monar, Dept. of Plant Pathology, AgriLife Extension-Texas A&M, Amarillo, TX, USA.
Ecology, Biogeography, and Epidemiology of the DEVASTATING Paul Tooley, USDA-ARS, Ft. Detrick, MD, USA
Widespread Phytophthora infestations of nursery stock in Central Europe as major pathway of Phytophthora diseases of forests and semi-natural ecosystems Thomas Jung
An emerging needle blight disease of Pinus radiata in Chile M. Gryzenhout
Assessment of river environment using Pythium species Koji Kageyama, River Basin Research Center, Gifu University
Trade-offs between sporulation and virulence in Phytophthora ramorum Eduardo Moralejo & Enrique Descals
Flooding events and rising water temperatures increase the significance of the reed pathogen Pythium phragmitis Jan Nechwatal, University Konstanz, Phytopathology, Konstanz, Germany
Status of the genera Phytophthora and Pythium in Argentina H.E. Palmucci, Phytopathology Chair Faculty of Agronomy. University Buenos Aires CIC, Research Center of Phytopathology, UNLP Argentina
Pythiaceous root pathogens associated with Eucalyptus gomphocephala decline in Western Australia
Persistence of Phytophthora kernoviae and P. ramorum on infested sites: impact on disease management Joan Webber, Forest Research
Advances in systems for identification and diagnosis of Phytophthora, Pythiumand related genera Frank Martin USDA-ARS, Salinas, CA
Nanobiotechnology for Phytophthora diagnosis M. Riedel, S. Julich, L. Dressler, R. Moller, S. Wagner, A. Breitenstein, T. Henkel and S. Werres
Quantitative multiplex detection of (plant) pathogens, including Phytophthora species, based on PRI-lock probe technology and the OpenArray platform Peter Bonants, Ronald van Doorn, Odette Mendes, Richard van Hoof and Cor Schoen
Development of a Morphological-Phylogenetic Lucid Key for the Identification of Oomycetes: Phytophthora Z. G. Abad, USDA/APHIS/MDL, MD, USA, M. Coffey, World Oomycetes Collection, CA, USA
Pythium: morphological taxonomy after the molecular revision Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Past and Current Taxonomic Status of Phytophthora cryptogea and P. drechsleri and Associated Species Michael D. Coffey , Shirley Tu & Masoomeh Peiman University of California, Riverside