The session topics and available time slots are subject to change. Please check back regularly for topic or scheduling changes.Final deadline for receipt of abstracts was September 30, 2012.
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8:45 a.m. Use of individual and mixed cover crops to enhance tomato growth, alter rhizosphere microbial communities, and reduce pathogen infection.X. Rong1, S. J. Park1, C. Summers1, F. Baysal-Gurel1, S. Meyer2, K. Everts3, M. Kleinhenz1, S. A. Miller1, C. Smart4, and B. McSpadden Gardener1 1The Ohio State University, OARDC, Wooster, OH; 2USDA ARS Nematology Laboratory, Beltsville, MD; 3University of Maryland, College Park; 4Cornell University, Geneva, NY
9:00 a.m. Management of bacterial spot (Xanthomonas gardneri) and bacterial speck (Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato) using plant defence inducers and other copper alternatives.
9:15 a.m. Soil applications of acibenzolar-S-methyl (ASM) for managing bacterial spot of tomato. Gary, E. Vallad1, Cheng-Hua Huang1, Shouan Zhang2, and Xiaohui Fan21Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, IFAS, University of Florida, Wimauma, and 2Tropical Research and Education Center, IFAS, University of Florida, Homestead
9:30 a.m. Effect of seedling cell size, adjuvant, a plant inducer and antibacterial products on tomato bacterial spot developmentXing Ma, Melanie Lewis Ivey and Sally A. MillerThe Ohio State University, OARDC, Wooster, OH
10:30 a.m. Four years of development and commercial application of an extract of Reynoutria sachalinensis for disease management in tomatoes – What have we learned?Tim JohnsonMarrone Bio Innovations, Danville, PA
11:00 a.m. Prevalence of in-field and postharvest sour rot infections.Kathryn Fiedler and Steve Rideout Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science, Eastern Shore Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Virginia Tech. Painter, VA
1:30 p.m. Identification of Potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting greenhouse tomatoes in North Carolina and its potential in seed transmission. Kai-Shu Ling1, Rugang Li1, Dilip R. Panthee2 and Randy G. Gardner21USDA-Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Vegetable Laboratory, Charleston, SC; 2Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, Mills River, NC 1:45 p.m. Molecular and biological characterization of Mexican papita viroid.Rugang Li and Kai-Shu LingUSDA-ARS, U.S. Vegetable Laboratory, Charleston, SC2:00 p.m. Sensitivity of mechanically transmitted pathogens to different disinfectants. Fulya Baysal-Gurel1, Rugang Li2, Donna R. Henderson3, Kai-Shu Ling2 and Sally A. Miller11The Ohio State University, OARDC, Wooster, OH; 2USDA-ARS, U.S. Vegetable Laboratory, Charleston, SC; and 3Seminis, Inc., Woodland, California 2:15 p.m. Microdroplet delivery of chemical and biological control materials to reduce post-harvest losses in greenhouse tomato due to Botrytis and Penicillium spp.Fulya Baysal-Gurel, Jhony Mera, Rich Derksen and Sally MillerThe Ohio State University, OARDC, Wooster, OH
3:00 p.m. Partial resistance to multiple species of Xanthomonas causing bacterial spot is conferred through a coupling phase recombination of a quantitative trait locus and qualitative resistance gene on chromosome 11Sung-Chur Sim1, Sam Hutton2, Jay Scott2 and David Francis11 The Ohio State University, OARDC, Wooster, and 2Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, IFAS, University of Florida, Wimauma
3:15 p.m. Potential sources of resistance to Xanthomonas gardneri causing black spot of tomatoSung-Chur Sim, Debora Liabeuf and David FrancisThe Ohio State University, OARDC, Wooster
Meg McGrathCornell University, Long Island, NY
4:00 p.m. Occurrence of late blight in Pennsylvania in 2012 and in-field evaluation of tomato host resistance against US23Beth K. Gugino and Majid R. FooladThe Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Sanja Ilic, Melanie Lewis-Ivey, Jeffrey LeJeune, and Sally MillerThe Ohio State University, OARDC, Wooster, OH
10:15 a.m. Using DNAble® for detection of Salmonella in pre-harvest safety practices for tomatoesTania R. Spenlinhauer, Griff Gilbert, Susan Tapley and Vikrant DuttaEnviroLogix Inc, Portland ME
10:30 a.m. The potential interactions between Ralstonia solanacearum and Salmonella enterica Newport in tomato fruitStephanie Pollard and Steve RideoutVirginia Tech Eastern Shore Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Painter, VA
10:45 a.m. Identifying sanitizing seed treatments that address two globally emerging trends: pelleted seed and human pathogen-free seedMelanie Lewis Ivey, Xiulan Xu and Sally A. MillerThe Ohio State University, OARDC, Wooster, OH
Bring a powerpoint presentation with a few slides showing new, unusual and or high impact issues affecting your region in 2011-2012 (5 minute presentations)
28th Annual TDW – Joint with International Tomato Disease Workshop, Orlando, June 2013 – Mathews Paret
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