Southern Division of the American Phytopathological Society 84th Annual Meeting Program February 4-5, 2007 Mobile Convention Center Mobile, Alabama
Sunday afternoon: February 4, 2006
Registration (Concourse Lobby Area, Mobile Convention Center)
Welcome – Craig Rothrock, SDAPS President (Meeting Room 204 A, Mobile Convention Center)
SYMPOSIUM: The Future of Mycological Research in the Southern Division of APS, Chris Clark, presiding
"Bridging extension and research activities with Phytophthora" Kelly L. IVORS, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, NC State University, Mountain Hort. Crops Research & Extension Center.
"Phytophthora capsici - Foe of the vegetable producer, friend of the Oomycete geneticist" KURT LAMOUR, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture.
Accessing Fungal Pathosystems with New Tools. S.M. MAREK Entomology and Plant Pathology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74074
“Characterization of an aflatoxin resistance-associated protein from maize.” ZHI-YUAN CHEN (1), Robert L. Brown (2), Kenneth E. Damann (1), and Thomas E. Cleveland (2). (1) Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803; (2) Southern Regional Research Center, USDA-ARS, New Orleans, LA 70179.
Molecular characterization of a multi- modular protein Fsr1 in Fusarium verticillioides that functions in maize stalk rot pathogenesis. WON-BO SHIM. Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX77843- 2132
Student presentations – Tim Brenneman, SDAPS Past-President, presiding
Reduced environmental impact of fertilizers using PGPR. A.O.ADESEMOYE (1), J.W.Kloepper (1), and H.A.Torbert (2). (1) Dept. Ent & Plant Pathology, Auburn University, AL 36849 (2) USDA Soil Dynamics Laboratory, Auburn, AL 36849.
Accounting for fungal spore inocula on detached leaves of strawberry for fungicide screening. M. ABRIL (1), K.J. Curry (1), and B.J. Smith (2). (1) The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406; (2) USDA-ARS So8ther Horticultural Laboratory, Poplarville, MS 39470.
Phytophthora cinnamomi isolate identification for development of a greenhouse screening technique for identifying resistant blueberry (Vaccinium sp.) germplasm. M. MILLER-BUTLER (1), K.J. Curry (1), B.J. Smith (2). (1) Univ of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406; (2) USDA-ARS Southern Horticultural Laboratory, Poplarville, MS 39470.
Characterization of the antifungal properties and biological range of 7,10,12-trihydroxy-8(E)-octadecenoic acid (TOD). T. B. HATCHETT (1), J. COFIELD, (2) K. S. LAWRENCE(1), & SANG-JIN SUH(2) (1)Auburn University Dept. of Entomology & Plant Pathology& (2) Auburn University Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn, AL 36849.