2011 Field Crops Rust Symposium (FCRS) Final SummaryDecember 14–16, 2011San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.
Don Hershman, University of Kentucky, Field Crop Rust Symposium CoordinatorErick De Wolf, Kansas State University, Program ChairMembers: Cathy Aime, Louisiana State University AgCenter; Bill Dolezal, Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont Business; Glenn Hartman, University of Illinois; Prakash Hebbar, USDA APHIS PPQ EDP; Scott Isard, Penn State University; Tamra Jackson, University of Nebraska; Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia; James Marois, University of Florida; Tim Murray, Washington State University; Alison Robertson, Iowa State University; Edward Sikora, Auburn University; Les Szabo, USDA ARS ; Paul Vincelli, University of Kentucky
(open late–August, 2011)Symposium FeeRegistration fee includes dessert reception, lunch and coffee breaks. $95 registration fee, if received by October 25, 2011$139 registration fee, if received by November 22, 2011$179 registration fee, if received on or after November 23, 2011 or onsite
Poster Fee$45 display fee per posterPoster categories will include: Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Other
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter101 Bowie StreetSan Antonio, Texas 78205Rate: $119 Single/Double$20 for each additional personPlus 16.75% tax
Located on the San Antonio Riverwalk, the hotel is convenient to shopping, cultural and historical landmarks including the world famous Alamo, and an abundance of dining opportunities for all tastes.
Anticipated attendance: 131 total attendance registered
International Attendance – countries represented:Australia – 2Azerbaijan – 1Brazil – 5Canada – 2France – 1Germany – 3Israel – 1Mexico – 1Nigeria – 1South Africa – 1United States – 113
Philip Pardey, University of Minnesota
M. Catherine Aime, Louisiana State University
Robert L. Bowden, USDA-ARS
Glen L. Hartman, USDA-ARS and University of Illinois
Bill Dolezal, Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont Business
Jeremy J. Burdon, CSIRO - Plant Industry
James Kolmer, USDA-ARS Cereal Disease Laboratory
Ralf T. Voegele, Universität Hohenheim
Guo-Liang Wang, The Ohio State University
Robert S. Brueggeman, North Dakota State University
Scot Hulbert, Washington State University
Reid D. Frederick, USDA-ARS
Scott A. Isard, Penn State University
Erick De Wolf, Kansas State University
Les J. Szabo, USDA-ARS Cereal Disease Laboratory
Robert C. Kemerait, University of Georgia
Jerald K. Pataky, Monsanto Company and University of Illinois
Christopher C. Mundt, Oregon State University
Timothy D. Murray, Washington State University
Number of Posters
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
7:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Dessert Reception with Poster Viewing
Thursday, December 15, 2011
8:30 – 10:10 a.m.
Keynote Address: Rust Diseases within a Global Food Security Context
General Session 1: Foundational Understandings for the Rust Diseases of Field Crops
10:10 – 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
General Session 1 (continued)
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch (provided for registered attendees)
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
General Session 2: Molecular Interactions of Host Plants with Rust Pathogens
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
General Session 2 (continued)
Free Time—on your own to enjoy San Antonio
Friday, December 16, 2011
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
General Session 3: Movement of Rust Diseases, Detection, and Monitoring
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General Session 4: Management Strategies for Rust Diseases
12:00 – 12:10 p.m.
Adjourn (poster take-down by 12:30 p.m.)
Company Kansas State University BASF Monsanto Bayer CropScience Northeast IPM North Central IPM Western IPM Southern IPM NCSRP USDA-NIFA United Soybean Board Pioneer Cheminova DuPont Arysta LifeScience OMAFRA / Ontario.gif Valent U.S.A. Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association National Corn Growers Association California Wheat Commission Kansas Wheat NAICC Alabama Wheat and Feed Grain Producers Texas Wheat Producers Oklahoma Wheat Commission American Sugar Cane League National Association of Wheat Growers Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association Kentucky Corn Growers Association Missouri Corn Growers Association