Euroblight Workshop

28-31 October, Hamar, Norway

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Session 1: Late blight - status in Europe and beyond (Chairman: Alison Lees)

Author Title Link
Hansen, JG et al. Epidemics and control of late blight in 2007 and 2008 in European countries
Cooke, DEL et al. Eucablight pathogen database update
Schepers, HTAM Results of the potato case in the EU-network of excellence, ENDURE
Forbes, G Late blight in developing countries and the role of GILB?

Session 2: Pathogen and host plant characteristics - and host/pathogen interactions (Chairman: David Cooke)

Akino, S et al. Recent genotypic changes of Phytophthora infestans in Japan (1997-2007) - the intimate relationship with European population
Widmark, AK et al Phytophthora infestans - the next generation
Lees, AK et al. P. infestans population changes: implications
Koppel M, et al. Stability of resistance of potato genotypes to late blight
Montarry, J et al. Estimating virulence costs from population data in Phytophthora infestans
White, S & Shaw, D Resistance of Sárpo clones to the new, aggressive strain, of Phytophthora infestans, Blue 13

Session 3: Epidemiology and late blight models (Chairman: Jonathan Yuen)

Pasco, C et al. Aggressiveness of P. infestans strains transmission: does a correlation exist?
Clement, J et al. Is oospore production modulated by levels and components of partial resistance in potato?
Evenhuis, A et al. Evaluation of spray strategies to control potato late blight with respect to efficacy, economics and environmental burden
Kessel, GJT et al. Regional spore dispersal as a factor in disease risk warnings for potato late blight: a proof of concept
Skelsey, P et al. Invasion of a virulent Phytophthora infestans genotype at the landscape level. Does spatial heterogeneity matter?
Nærstad, R et al. Improvement of late blight forecasting

Session 4: Control strategies and decision support systems (Chairman: Louise Cooke)

Hansen, JG et al. Blight control in Denmark, the Netherlands and UK - a comparative study
Bain, RA et al. The impact of fungicide spray order on foliar blight control
Leiminger, J et al. Efficacy of different fungicides on the control of early blight
Kapsa, J et al. Effectiveness of some fungicides in control of Alternaria alternata and Alternaria solani

Session 5: Subgroup meeting on fungicides (Chairman: Huub Schepers)

Tafforeau, S et al. Consento: new experiences on the control of late blight in 2008
Bardsley, ES et a.l Infinito, a unique fungicide with multiple activity on tuber blight control: EU experiences 2005-2008
Hofman, TW et al. Valbon: update on field performance in Europe
Huggenberger, F et al. Mandipropamid - protection of new growth from infection with late blight in potatoes
Leader, AJ et al. Dithane: keeping an old friend going
Kessel GJT et al. New Phytophtora populations: A shift from indirect to direct sporangial germination?

Session 5: Subgroup meeting on Pathogen, Host resistance, epidemiology & DSS (Chairman: Didier Andrivon)

Cooke, LR et al. Recent changes in the Phytophthora infestans population in Northern Ireland and first results from a new all-Ireland late blight project
Hannukkala, A et al. Phenotypic characteristics of Finnish and North-Western Russian populations of Phytophthora infestans in 2006-2007
Li, Y et al. Characteristics of the population diversity of Chinese Phytophthora infestans isolates
Lebecka, R Host-pathogen interaction between Phytophthora infestans and Solanum tuberosum under different photoperiods
Corbière, R et al. Aggressiveness difference between A1 and A2 isolates of Phytophthora infestans from France
Hinds, H Influence of recent climate change on late blight risk in the UK

Session 6: Plenary Session - Outlook and new initiatives (Chairman: Jens G. Hansen)

Hansen JG et al. Summary of subgroup discussions and recommendations
Schepers HTAM Arable System Case Study: working-group potato-based rotations

Session 7: Posters

Thompson JM & Cooke LR The effect of mandipropamid on infection of potato leaves by Phytophthora infestans: an SEM study
Bekkum PJ van et al. Risk estimation to predict tuber blight
Shaw D et al. Can U.K. population of P. infestans mate?
Liljeroth E & Bengtsson T Induced resistance against Phytopththora infestans – synergy with fungicides?