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2018 Workshop

National Meeting on Diseases of Canola
University of Melbourne, Parkville
  Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Welcome and Introduction (Alex Idnurm)

Session I:  Diseases of canola (Chair: Don McCaffery, NSW DPI)

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Andrew Ware (SARDI)
& Andrea Hills (DPIRD)
Ciara Beard (DPIRD)
Joop Van Leur (NSW DPI)
Blackleg disease in 2017

Sclerotinia in 2017
Canola virus monitoring in 2017

Session II:  Basic research into canola diseases (Chair: Kate Light, Dow)

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Josh Koh (AgVic)
Harsh Raman (NSW DPI)
Katarina Streit (UWA)

Loup Rimbaud (CSIRO)
Alex Idnurm (UM)
Drone technologies for plant phenotyping
Review of NBGIP traits
Modelling pathogen populations in wheat canopies can it be applied to blackleg and Sclerotinia in canola?
Spatial deployment of R genes in Canola
Use of new gene disruption technology to understand blackleg disease

Session III:  Sclerotinia (Chair: Matt Denton-Giles, CCDM)

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Blake Gontar (SARDI)
Lars Kamphuis (CCDM)
Kurt Lindbeck (NSW DPI)
& Ravjit Khangura (DPIRD)
Sclerotinia in canola on the lower Eyre Peninsula findings from 2017
Resistance to Sclerotinia Stem Rot in Brassica napus
Major findings for Sclerotinia control from the National Canola Pathology Project and where to go next

Session IV:  Blackleg disease (Chair: Wayne Burton, Seednet)

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John Kirkegaard (CSIRO)
Susie Sprague (CSIRO)
Ken McKee (Syngenta)
Art Diggle (DPIRD)
Update and outcomes from the Canola optimisation project
Upper canopy infection flowering, yield and fungicide control options
Miravis a new chemistry for controlling blackleg
Blackleg CM app commercial release

Session V:  Industry related issues (Chair: Randall Wilksch, GRDC)

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Angela Van de Wouw (UM)
& Steve Marcroft (MGP)
Angela Van de Wouw (UM)
Steve Marcroft (MGP)
Report of Industry and Breeder perspective on usefulness R groupings of canola cultivars
A review of the implementation of rotation of resistance genes
Resistance groups in the field where to next?

General Discussion and Wrap up (Barb Howlett)


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