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2020 Idaho Association of Plant Protection Annual Meeting

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - November 5 @ 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. A link will be posted here the week prior to the meeting. 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. Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) and Pesticide Recertification credits (ISDA). Participants wishing to get ISDA credits will need to pass an online test as a way to verify attendance.

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.

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