Program

Presentation

2nd International Workshop on Barley Leaf Diseases

(2nd IWBLD)

 

Organized at

 

International Center of Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Rabat, Morocco, April 5-7, 2017

 

 

"Preventing leaf disease losses of barley
for small holder farmers in West Asia and North Africa (WANA)”

 

The 2nd International Workshop on Barley Leaf Diseases (IWBLD) will be organized by ICARDA at Rabat, Morocco, April 5-7, 2017. The workshop will provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas relating to understanding and controlling leaf diseases of barley. The goal of the International Scientific Committee (ISC) is to bring together international experts and young students interested in recent advanced studies in all aspects (theoretical and applied) of barley leaf diseases. Leaf diseases of barley are of economic importance and cause heavy losses in the WANA region. Most of the barley in this region is cultivated under challenging moisture and temperature conditions with minimum inputs and targeted as a food and feed/grazing crop for humans and livestock, respectively. Across the WANA region, foliar diseases result in poor grain yield as well as reduced quality of grain, forage and other components. Chemical control measures are seldom if ever used in this region; thus, to ensure sustainable barley production of the highest quality possible for various end uses, an integrated approach is needed. To produce a healthy barley crop biotic stress management is an important requirement so that it can withstand the abiotic stresses in the region.

 

With this background, we cordially invite you to actively participate in and enjoy the 2nd IWBLD in Rabat, Morocco.

 

The 2017 Rabat event is a continuation of the 1st IWBLD, held in Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy during June 2014. The IWBLD, replaced the “International Workshop on Barley Leaf Blights”, with the ISC’s goal to include a wider group of researchers investigating all barley leaf diseases, instead of only leaf blights.

 

 

Program

Session topics

  • Barley leaf diseases under variable climate and farming systems
  • Epidemiology and integrated management of barley leaf diseases
  • Evolution of pathogen populations
  • Resistance genetics and breeding
  • Structural and functional genomics of barley pathogens
  • Molecular host-pathogen interactions
  • Special topic: Emerging barley diseases

 

The workshop will have the day 1 for field visits and interactions and days 2 and 3 for scientific presentations (details to be issued in second circular).

 

Day 1 (5 April, 2017)

Registration & Field Visit

Date

Item

Venue

Time

05-Apr 17

Registration

IAV Hassan-II, Rabat

8.30-9.00

 

Field visit

ICARDA Station Marchouch and farmers’ fields

9.00-17.00

 

Poster set up

IAV Hassan-II, Rabat

17:30-20:00

 


Day 2 (6 April, 2017)

Opening SessionTime: 9.00-10.30

Date

Item

Speakers

Time

06-Apr 17

Opening remarks

M. Baum (LOC Chair)

9.00-9.10

 

Welcome address

Brian Steffenson (IOC Chair)

9.10-9.20

 

Remarks by Director, IAV Hassan-II

Wafae Fassi Fihri

9.20-9.30

 

Address by Director, Dryland Cereals

Shoba Sivasankar

9.30-9.40

 

Address DDG (R), ICARDA

Andrew Noble

9.40-9.50

 

Chief guest

DG, INRA Morocco

9.50-10:00

 

Vote of thanks

Organizing Secretary

10.00-10.05

 

Coffee Break

10.05- 10.30

 

 

Session I: Genetics of Disease Resistance

Chair: Michele Stanca - Time: 10.30-13.30

Date

Title

Speakers

Time

06-Apr 17

Keynote Address: The genetic basis of resistance to Rhynchosporium commune in a UK spring barley cultivar collection

Mark Looseley
mark.looseley@hutton.ac.uk

 

10.30-11.10

 

Identification of QTL for resistance to Pyrenophora teres f. teres and Cochliobolus sativus in Barley employing Genome Wide Association Studies

Fluturë Novakazi
fluture.novakazi@julius-kuehn.de   

11.10-11.30

 

Genome-wide association study of stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f.sp. hordei) resistance in a world collection of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)

Ramesh Verma
r.verma@cgiar.org

11.30-11.50

 

Towards positional cloning of leaf rust resistance gene RphMBR102 in barley

Frank Ordon
frank.ordon@julius-kuehn.de

11.50-12.10

 

Lunch Break

12.10-13.30

 

 

Session II: Evaluation and breeding for disease resistance

Chair: Ramesh Verma - Time: 13.30-16.00

Date

Title

Speakers

Time

06-Apr 17

Keynote Address:

Diversity for resistance to Pyrenophora graminea in a European spring barley cultivar collection and association mapping of the involved genes

Alessandro Tondelli
alessandro.tondelli@crea.gov.it

 

13.30-14.10

 

Resistance of Jordanian and Syrian landraces against barley leaf spot diseases

Marja Jalli
marja.jalli@luke.fi

14.10-14.30

 

Evaluation of ICARDA barley germplasm for resistance to spot blotch (Bipolaris sorokiniana) in India

S.S. Vaish
shyam_saran@rediffmail.com

14.30-14.50

 

Alternative hosts of yellow dwarf viruses (YDVs) and sources of resistance in barley in Ethiopia

Safaa Kumari
s.kumari@cgiar.org  

14.50-15.10

 

Coffee Break & Posters View

15.10-16.00

 

 

Session III:  Molecular plant-pathogen interactions

Chair: Michael Baum - Time: 16.00-18.30

Date

Title

Speakers

Time

06-Apr 17

Keynote Address:

The role of Rhynchosporium commune effectors in the interaction with barley

Anna Avrova
anna.avrova@hutton.ac.uk

16.00-16.40

 

The mystery of barley spot blotch disease caused by Bipolaris sorokiniana

Michael Lyngkjær
mlyn@plen.ku.dk

16.40-17.00

 

The genetics of virulence in the Pyrenophora teres f. teres population BB25 × FGOH04Ptt-21

Tim Friesen
Timothy.Friesen@ars.usda.gov

17.00-17.20

 

Poster Session

17.20-18.30

 

 

Day 3 (7 April, 2017)

Session IV: Structural and functional genomics of barley leaf pathogens

Chair: Brian Steffenson - Time: 9.00-11.30

Date

Title

Speakers

Time

07-Apr 17

Keynote Address: Sequencing of 19 isolates of the fungus Ramularia collocygni from multiple origins for improved understanding of the biology using a population genetic approach

Michael Hess
m.hess@tum.de

 

9.00- 9.40

 

Pyrenophora teres genome plasticity

Simon Ellwood
srellwood@gmail.com

9.40-10.10

 

Flash-N-Dash

Five minute each presentations

10.10-11.00

 

Poster Session & Coffee Break

11.00 -11.30

 

 

Session V: Epidemiology and integrated management of barley leaf diseases

Chair: Brahim El Yousfi - Time: 11.30-14.00

Date

Title

Speakers

Time

07-Apr 17

Keynote Address: Advances in the integrated management of leaf blotches in Uruguay

Silvia Pereyra
spereyra@inia.org.uy

 

11.30-12.10

 

Occurrence of barley leaf disease and control strategies in Denmark

 

Thies Marten Heick
thiesm.heick@agro.au.dk

12.10-12.30

 

Sensitivity of Pyrenophora teres isolates to propiconazole and pyraclostrobin in the Canadian prairies

Kelly Turkington
kelly.turkington@agr.gc.ca

12.30-12.50

 

Poster session & Lunch Break

12.50-14.00

 

 

Session VI: Evolution and variation in pathogen populations

Chair: Adrian Newton - Time: 14.00-17.30

Date

Title

Speakers

Time

06-Apr 17

Keynote Address: Diversity in NFNB in South Australia and the detection of durable resistance

Hugh Wallwork
Hugh.Wallwork@sa.gov.au

14.00-14.40

 

Genetic diversity of Pyrenophora teres f. teres in Tunisia using pathotype and AFLP markers

Aida Bouajila
aida.bouajila1@gmail.com

14.40-15.10

 

Development of a set of differential barley genotypes and analysis of virulence diversity in the population of Bipolaris sorokiniana in China

Ruiming Lin
linruim@hotmail.com

15.10-15.30

 

Evidence of Pyrenophora teres f. teres adaptation to barley cultivars with different levels of resistance

Brahim El Yousfi

15.30-15.50

 

Coffee Break and Poster Session

 

15:50-17:00

 

 

2nd IWBLD - ISC Business Meeting

16.00-17.00

 

 

Plenary Session

Chair: Brian Steffenson - Time: 17.00-18.00

Date

Title

Speakers

Time

07-Apr 17

Venue for 3rd IWBLD

All concerned (proposal submission by interested institutions)

17.00-17.15

 

Experiences with 2nd IWBLD & Concluding Remarks

Brian Steffenson (ISC Chair)

17.15-17.45

 

Vote of thanks

M. Baum (LOC Chair)

17.45-18.00

 

 

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