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BSPP1997: Global Perspectives of an Applied Science
16th December 1997 - 18th December 1997
President: Nigel Hardwick
The BSPP Presidential meeting in 1997 was entitled ‘Plant Pathology – global perspectives of an applied science’ and held in association with the Association of Applied Biologists and the Extension Committee of the International Society for Plant Pathology. The BSPP president was Dr Nigel Hardwick and the meeting was held from 16-18th December 1997 in York.
Session I – Setting the scene
Plant disease, a global problem.
Dr Jim M. Waller
BSPP Presidential Address: Whither or wither extension plant pathology?
Dr Nigel V. Hardwick
Session II – Identifying the Problem:
The role of extension services -agony and ecstacy.
Dr Reuben Ausher
Monitoring for disease in seed potato production.
Dr Jane M. Chard
Sustainable farming – are we getting there?
Prof. Martin S. Wolfe
The closed environment – a challenge to horticulture.
Dr G Martin McPherson
Satellite imagery – avoiding muddy boots?
Dr Mike D Steven
Session III – Recognising the cause
Diagnosis – the means to an end
Dr David Stead
Central diagnostic facilities in support of local problems
Dr Ghita Cordsen Nielsen
Quantitative diagnostics – have we arrived?
Dr Paul Nicholson
Quantifying Fusarium diseases of cereals
Dr Philip Jennings, J.A. Turner, J.N. Banks and R.H. Rizvi
Session IV – Assessing the risk
Plant disease – barrier to world trade
Mr Robert L. Griffin
Bacterial brown rot of potato, caused by Ralstonia (Pseudomonas) solanacearum race 3, biovar 2 in Europe.
Dr Jaap D. Janse
Quarantine strategies and new disease risks in Australia
Dr Peter Merriman
Pathogen risk assessment in the UK
Dr Claire E. Sansford
Session VII – Predicting the event
Garrett Memorial Lecture: Forecasting – the ends or a means?
Dr William E Fry
Potato blight – do we have the answer?
Dr Huub T. A. M. Schepers
Forecasting apple diseases
Dr Angela Berrie
Forecasting the effect of disease as influenced by the host
Dr Fen Beed
Session X – Controlling the problem
Inducing host resistance to pathogens
Prof. John Mansfield
GMOs – a boon or a major risk?
Dr Philip J Dale
The role of sanitation in suppressing inoculum
Mr David J. Yarham
Are fungicides the ultimate answer to disease control?
Mr Andy Leadbeater
Session XI – Turning research into advice
Decision support systems – the answer to the ultimate question?
Dr David H. Brooks
Are farmers getting the message?
Mr William S. Clark
Do gardeners matter?
The role of botanic gardens in plant pathology. Looking forward to 1998, an exciting year in prospect
Prof. David S. Ingram FRSE
PH Gregory Prize Competition
Development of a PCR-based detection technique for Pyrenopeziza brassicae, causal agent of light leaf spot on winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus L. subsp. oleifera).
Simon J. Foster, A.M. Ashby & B.D.L. Fitt
Production, separation, toxicity and metabolism of the solanapyrone toxins produced by the chickpea pathogen, Ascochyta rabiei
Relationship between height and resistance to fusarium ear blight in wheat.
Alex J. Hilton, P. Jenkinson, T.W. Hollins & D.W. Parry
Ultrastructure and composition of the cell surface of Colletotrichum lindemuthianum conidia
Bleddyn Hughes, R. Carzaniga, R.J. O’Connell & J.R. Green
The role of saprophytic microflora in the development of fusarium ear blight of winter wheat caused by Fusarium culmorum
Identification and toxicity of Alternaria isolates obtained from cruciferous crops grown in Thailand
The fungicidal properties of plant extracts and essential oils
Alefyah Ali & Avice M. Hall
The history of fireblight in England in relation to weather
Field Resistance of Wheat Varieties to Isolates of Mycosphaerella graminicola
J K M Brown, H-R Forrer, G H J Kema, L S Arraiano, P A Brading, E M Foster, E Jenny, A Hecker & E C P Verstappen
Effects of meteorological conditions, sclerotial position and cropping practice on Sclerotinia in field-grown lettuce.
J.M. Ll Davies, C S Young, J M Whipps, S P Budge, L C Hiron, J A Smith, W J Stevenson and M. Watling
The effect of the spore concentration of Verticillium albo-atrum and salt treatment on infection and disease progression in tomato plants
Murat Dikilitas & C. J. Smith
Pathogenicity of lucerne (V1) and tomato (V2) isolates of Verticillium albo-atrum to salt-tolerant lucerne strains
Murat Dikilitas, C.J. Smith & J. M. Milton
Assessing the Greening Effect of New Fungicide Chemistry on Winter Wheat
Leonor Leandro, Rosie J. Bryson, W. S. Clark & J. Criagon
Foliar fertilisers can suppress Septoria tritici
Ruth L Mann, Peter S. Kettlewell & Peter Jenkinson
Survival of Phytophthora infestans sporangia exposed to solar radiation.
E. S. G. Mizubuti & W. E. Fry.
A Multiplex PCR method for the simultaneous detection of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl and Tomato Mottle geminiviruses
Protecting Brassica plants from Plasmodiophora brassicae
Lisa Page & Geoff R. Dixon
CIH1, A biotrophy-related gene expressed specifically at the intracellular interface formed between Colletotrichum lindemuthianum and French bean
Sarah Perfect, Jon Green & Richard O’Connell
The rapid detection of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides in yam tubers by ELISA
Jeff C. Peters, L. Kenyon, M. James & A. Jarma
Experiences with blight forecasting
Moray C. Taylor, N.V. Hardwick, N.J. Bradshaw & A.M. Hall
Using disease survey data to develop schemes for predicting epidemics of light leaf spot (Pyrenopeziza brassicae) on winter oilseed rape in England and Wales
Judith A.Turner, S. Welham, B.D.L. Fitt, P. Gladders & K. Sutherland
Dispersal of the mycoparasite Coniothyrium minitans by soil mesofauna
Roger H. Williams, John M. Whipps & Roderic C. Cooke