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Department of Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Pathology
Kansas State University
1712 Claflin Road
4024 Throckmorton PSC
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: +1-785-532-6176
Fx: +1-785-532-5692

Schedule

Sunday, June 25

Registration after 2:00 p.m. (at dormitory)

Evening 6:00—9:00 p.m.

Social Hour and Dinner – Konza Prairie Biological Station

Monday, June 26

Morning 8:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

  • Introduction to morphology, phylogenetics, and taxonomy

Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon 1:00—5:00 p.m.

  • Species concepts
  • Fusarium sambucinum species complex
  • Single spore isolation
  • Soil dilution and plant isolation

Tuesday, June 27

Morning 8:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

  • Trichothecenes and zearalenone
  • Fusarium head blight
  • Fusarium genetics and genomics
  • Vegetative compatibility
  • Single spore isolation lab follow-up

Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon 1:00—5:00 p.m.

  • Pathogenicity mechanisms
  • F. oxysporum/F. solani Species complexes and basal lineages
  • Preservation Techniques

Wednesday, June 28

Morning 8:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

  • Fusarium fujikuroi species complex
  • Fumonisins and other mycotoxins
  • Population genetics
  • ELISA mycotoxin detection kits

Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon 1:00—5:00 p.m.

  • Fusarium fujikuroi species complex
  • DNA analysis and identification

Thursday, June 29

Morning 8:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

  • Mating type
  • Fusarium incarnatum et al. species complexes

Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon 1:00—5:00 p.m.

  • Fusarium for basic laboratory research
  • Mating type
  • F. sambucinum (Part 2) and F. tricinctum species complexes
  • Morphology quiz

Evening 6:30—10:30 p.m.

Workshop Pool Party (Dr. Leslie’s House)

Friday, June 30

Morning 8:30—11:45 a.m.

  • Tropical Fusarium species
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • Closing thoughts
  • Distribution of certificates
  • Workshop evaluations

Lunch (on your own)

Contact Us

John F. Leslie
University Distinguished Professor
Email John Leslie

Ph: +1-785-532-1363
Fx: +1-785-532-5692

Co-Sponsors

Future Workshops

  • 2018 - Bari, Italy
  • 2019 - Kansas State University
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