EuroBlight Workshop

9-12 October, 2011, Saint Petersburg, Russia

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

Author Title


Proc. paper

Hansen JG et al. Epidemics and control of late blight in 2010 and 2011 in European countries
Van den Bosch et al. Population of Phytophthora infestans in the Netherlands during the first decade of the 21st century
Cooke DEL et al. Making sense of P. infestans diversity data at national and international scales

Session 2: Host/pathogen interactions and characteristics (Chairman: Jonathan Yuen)

Storck T, B�hme T, & Schultheiss, H Fortuna et. al. - Status and perspectives of GM approaches to fight late blight
Rogozina E et al. Late blight resistance of Solanum species and potato hybrids: the evidence from a coupled phytopathological and molecular study
Kim HJ et al. Broad spectrum late blight resistance in potato differential set plants MaR8 and MaR9 is conferred by multiple stacked R genes
Deahl K The occurrence of late blight in the USA for 2009-2011

Session 3: Epidemiology and late blight models (Chairman: Geert Kessel)

Clement JAJ et al. Multiple infections and reproduction strategies in Phytophthora infestans -
Andersson et al. Agressiveness test - experiences and suggestions for protocols -
Jung J & Kleinhenz B Analysis of correlation between soil moisture and late blight occurrence
Rakotonindraina T et al. Analysis and modelling of potato volunteers under the influence of cropping practices and climate
Gr�nberg L et al. Can an alternate host to P. infestans affect late blight epidemiology? -
Cooke LR et al. Ongoing changes in the Irish potato blight population

Session 4: Control strategies (Chairman: Arne Hermansen)

Secor G et al. Strengthening management of new late blight genotypes in the northcentral USA
Shtienberg D Using information about the spatial dispersal of Phytophthora infestans for managing late blight -
Kessel GJT et al. Control strategies based upon cultivar resistance and virulence of P. infestans population
Nielsen BJ, Hansen JG & B�dker L Early outbreak of potato late blight in Denmark 2011
Schepers HTAM National Action plans regarding IPM in potatoes: European survey and proposals for collaborative actions -

Session 5: Alternaria (Chairman: Hans Hausladen)

Leiminger J & Hausladen H Disease orientated threshold values as tool for effective EB control
Kapsa JS & Osowski J Host-pathogen interaction between Alternaria species and S.tuberosum under different conditions
Edin E et al. Genetic structure of Alternaria solani - a new approach -
Orina AS, Gannibal PhB & Levitin MM Alternaria species on potato in Russia -

Session 6: Subgroup Fungicides(Chairman: Huub Schepers)

Schirring A, Wanningen & Tafforeau Infinito - tuberblight control experiences in the period 2006 -2010 -
Desnouck J, Testers J & Versmissen C Another step forward in Blight Control with Ranman Top
Kiers E, Erven T, Tegge V Recommendations and field performance of INITIUM� based products against P. infestans in potatoes
Bouwman J et al. Revus Top � A new product for the control of P. infestans and Alternaria in potatoes in Europe
Leiminger J, Adolf B & Hausladen H Sensitivity of German A. solani isolates against QoI fungicides -

Session 6: Host Pathogen (Chairman David Cooke

Sliwka J New resistance genes against potato late blight
Taoutaou A et al. FTIR Markers for potato late blight resistance and susceptibility -
Bain RA, Ritchie F Leaf blight development on different cultivars in relation to fungicide input
Kildea S et al. Changes in the Irish Phytophthora infestans population affect potato late blight resistances -
Lees AK et al. Competition between genotypes of Phytophthora infestans
Kanetis L et al. The status of the Cyprus population of Phytophthora infestans -
Elansky S, Pobedinskaya M % Plyakhnevich Phytophthora infestans populations from the European part of Russia and Belarus
Acu�a I et al. Characterization of Phytophthora infestans population in Chile
Kokaeva L et al. Composition of species of Russian potato and tomato early blight pathogens -

Session 6: Dss & Epidemiology (Chairman: Jens G. Hansen

N�rstad R, Le VH & Hermansen A Exploiting cultivar resistance in potato late blight control. -
Hu T, Zhu J & Cao K China-blight � A Web Based DSS on Potato Late Blight Management in China
Chapman A et al. The changing Phytophthora infestans population: implications for late blight epidemics and control

Session 7: Plenary session. Recommendations from the subgroups (Chairman: Didier Andrivon)

Schepers HTAM Report of subgroup Fungicides
Cooke D Report from the pathogen and host characterisation subgroup -
Kessel G & Hansen JG Report of subgroup epidemiology and decision support systems -

Session 8: Posters

Witek K et al. Target enrichment and NGS as tools to facilitate cloning of R genes from Solanum species
Zoteyeva N Assessment of foliar and tuber resistance in Solanum neoantipoviczii Buk. � S. phureja Juz. et Buk. hybrid populations using different isolates of Phytophthora infestans -
Skrabule I et al. The adaptation of MAS in late blight resistance evaluation of potato breeding material -
Polina E, Drobyazina & Emile EK LEAFY intron 2-based markers of wild Solanum genomes for introgression breeding -
Bain B & Convery C Zoospore production in relation to temperature for current P. infestans genotypes -
Carlson-Nilsson U, Zoteyeva N & Reslow F Glycoalkaloid content in potato tubers with different levels of resistance to P. infestans
Lucca MF & Huarte MA Genotypic variation of Phytophthora infestans populations in Argentina -
Pankin A et al. Are simple Phytophthora infestans races really that simple?
Cesar V et al. Phenotypic characteristics of Belgian populations of Phytophthora infestans -
Schmitt J & Kleinhenz B Distribution of Mating Types and Resistance to Metalaxyl of Phytophthora infestans in Germany -
Latorse MP et al. Phytophthora infestans Blue-13, diagnostic and monitoring in 2009 and 2010
Spiglazova S et al. Changes in the aggressiveness of Phytophthora infestans as a result of repeated reproduction on different potato cultivars
Hinds HD Experiences of alternaria forecasting in the UK
Bravo R et al. Decision support systems for late blight integrated management in the southern Chile -
Rogozhin AN & Filippov AV Simulator for the comparison of fungicides, cultivar resistance, and Decision Support Systems in the control of the late and early blight of potato in Germany -
Braun CA & Suty-Heinze A Cryopreservation of Alternaria solani and Phytophthora infestans -
Hausladen H & Adolf B Postinfection Activity of Early Blight Fungicides -
Pobedinskaya MA et al. Fungicide Resistance of Russian Phytophthora infestans strains -
Duvauchelle S & Ricateau JF Criteria to choose fungicides to control potato foliar diseases -
Gottschaller S et al. Aggressiveness of different Phytophthora infestans isolates from Germany 2010 -
Spoelder J, Ellens R & Turkensteen LJ Diagnostics in early blight: difficulties and digitalisation
Nyongesa et al. Recombination between recently occurring A1 and A2 isolates of Phytophthora infestans in Ireland