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2020 Idaho Association of Plant Protection Annual Meeting

November 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - November 5, 2020 @ 1:00 pm


With the current situation regarding COVID-19, the Idaho Association of Plant Protection has decided to not hold an in-person meeting in 2020. Instead, we will meet virtually using Zoom. There will be no cost to participate in the meeting.

The program will run from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 4, and 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 5. A total of 7.5 Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) and 7 ISDA Pesticide Recertification credits (ISDA) are available. Participants wishing to get ISDA credits will need to pass an online test as a way to verify attendance.

To attend, you need to register using these links:


After registering you will receive an email confirming that you will be able to access the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please contact me at [email protected]. If you have questions for the presenters, we ask that you send them through the Chat feature. If the speaker has left time for questions, the moderator will facilitate the discussion of those questions.

Wednesday, November 4

Introduction and Welcome Alex Karasev
1:00 Findings from the Idaho spore trap network for 2020 Carlos Pizolotto
1:20 Photo diary of notable potato samples Nora Olsen
1:40 Management of pink root in onions Mike Thornton
2:00 Plant disease diagnostic update 2020 James Woodhall
2:20 Susceptibility of Russet potato varieties to dry rot, powdery scab, and leak Jeff Miller
2:40 Freezing temperatures and potato quality Tyler Spence*
3:00 Break
3:20 Risk of harvested and stored potatoes to bruise Rabecka Hendricks*
3:40 Leak in potatoes: Highlights from Kimberly Andrew Hollingshead
4:00 2020 tuber seed piece treatment trials Kasia Duellman
4:20 Characterizing isolates of Rhizoctonia from Idaho potatoes Lara Brown*
4:40 Pathogenicity of Fusarium species isolated from Pacific Northwest potato tubers Christy Christian*
5:00 Variety resistance to potato mop top Gregory Elison
5:20 Adjourn

4 ISDA pesticide recertification credits and 4 CCA (Pest Management Credits) awarded.

Quiz to receive ISDA credits

Thursday, November 5

Introduction and Welcome Jeff Miller
8:00 Identification of the tuber necrotic determinant in the PVY genome: application for the rapid screening of tuber necrotic virus isolates Mohamad Chikh-Ali
8:20 Management of Beet curly top virus on Sugarbeet Carl Strausbaugh
8:40 Clover yellow vein virus, a new threat in legumes? Gardenia Orellana
9:00 Integrated management of herbicide-resistant weeds in Idaho Albert Adjesiwor
9:20 Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor, Diptera: Cecidmyiidae) host preference and survival on small grain crops with respect to leaf reflectance and phytohormone concentrations Rohollah Sadeghi
9:40 Controlling PCN through use of natural plant products Syamkumar Pillai
10:00 Break
10:20 Tank Mix Template for Developing a Weed Control Program in Potatoes Pam Hutchinson
10:40 Scab screening continues in Idaho: Establishment of winter wheat Fusarium head blight nursery Suzette Baldwin*
11:00 Putting plant defenses to work to control PCN: Development of resistance Joanna Kud
11:20 Trap crops for PCN control: quinoa, wonderberry, and litchi tomato Paige Hickman*
11:40 Disease update on small grains for 2020 Juliet Marshall
12:00 Business meeting and Treasurer’s Report Jeff Miller
12:15 Adjourn

*Graduate Student Competition

3 ISDA pesticide recertification credits and 3.5 CCA (Pest Management Credits) awarded.


November 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
November 5, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
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Idaho Association of Plant Protection