CIMMYT Texcoco, México
March 2 -4, 2020
Breeding for resistance to maize insect-pests in the tropics: status and prospectsGlobal perspectives on wheat productivity and its pests History of IPRI
How reliable are phenotyping methodologies for insect’s resistance: case of cereals and legumes in North Africa, West and Central Asia
Host plant resistance in grain sorghum to the sugarcane aphid and identifying the mechanisms for resistance
Genetic characterization of fallarmyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) in ecuador and comparisons with regional populations identify likely migratory relationships
Breeding for resistance
The road from discovery to commercialization of aphid resistant soybean varietiesThe studies on the crop resistance to aphid Identification and characterization of Hessian fly resistance genes among a world core collection of Aegilops tauschii From wild to cultivated, introgression of resistance towards the bird cherry-oat aphid Gene editing in wheat
Guided tour CIMMYT
Visit to CIMMYT's Museum, Labs & Genbank
Interdisciplinary approaches to understanding virulence in the soybean aphid (Aphis glycines)Deciphering the tug of war between cowpea and cowpea aphids Resistance in individual plants and in plantations: resistance breeding combined with cultivar mixing does the job for strawberry The importance of phenotypic plasticity in the management of insect pests of rice Priming for enhanced defense in Hordeum vulgare Investigating the effect of the microbiome on methylation in the Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis Noxia Aphid resistant wheat: is it probable or even possible?
Ingestion of cprr1-8-siRNA reduce virulence in both Diuraphis noxia and Myzus persicaeWhole-genome bisulfite sequencing of related Russian wheat aphid biotypes
Mechanisms of Resistance
Deciphering mechanism of host-plant resistance in wheat to aphids in north-western plains of IndiaTBD Investigating the ecological and molecular factors underlining the wheat-wheat curl mite-virus pathosystem Barley varieties Stoneham and Sydney exhibit mild antibiosis and antixenosis resistance to the wheat curl mite, Aceria tosichella (Keifer) Defensive responses of rice cultivars resistant to Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Sorghum tolerance to the sugarcane aphid Eco-metabolomics for host plant resistance to thrips Leaf profile: resistance against whiteflies in watermelon
Business meeting & Closing
Organizing committee: Dr. Leonardo Crespo-Herrera (CIMMYT), Dr. Suchismita Mondal (CIMMYT), Dr. Michael Smith (KSU), Dr. Lina Aguirre (KSU), Ms. Diana Godinez (CIMMYT), Ms. Maricela Vega (CIMMYT), Ms. Brenda Dorantes (CIMMYT).
Steering committee: Dr. Richard Musser (Western Illinois University), Dr. Alvin Simmons (USDA South Carolina), Dr. Vicki Tolmay (ARC-Small Grain Institute, South Africa), Dr. Herb Eichenseer (Pioneer), and Dr. Mustapha El-Bouhssini (ICARDA).
Deadline - October 30th , 2019
**Payments of attendance fee will be handeled by Kansas State University.
**Registration fee (USD$ 600.00) includes transportation from/to Mexico City Airport, from/to Hotel Santa Bertha-CIMMYT and all meals throughout the event. The link above will direct you to a KSU server where you can proceed with the registration. Please, do not forget to provide us with your travel information form (https://forms.gle/axvbaqTFVr3AASuY8) as soon as you have your travel itinerary
Our vision is for a world with healthier and more prosperous people – free from global food crises – and more resilient agri-food systems.
For over 50 years, we’ve been using science to make a difference, helping tens of millions of farmers grow more nutritious, resilient and productive maize and wheat cropping systems, using methods that nourish the environment and combat climate change.
Km 45 Carretera México-Veracruz, Col. El Batán, Texcoco, Estado de México,
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A daily shuttle service will be provided from Hotel Santa Berta – CIMMYT – Hotel Santa Berta (March 2 – 4) for the workshop.