24th Biannual International Plant Resistance to Insect Symposium

CIMMYT Texcoco, México
March 2 -4, 2020


Program


Phenotyping Methodologies

Mechanisms of Resistance

Breeding for Resistance

Plant–Arthropod Interactions

Student presentations

March 2, 2020

Opening
Breeding for resistance to maize insect-pests in the tropics: status and prospects
B. M. Prasanna  | CIMMYT-GMP
Global perspectives on wheat productivity and its pests
Hans Braun | CIMMYT-GWP
History of IPRI
Michael Smith | KSU
Phenotyping Methodologies
How reliable are phenotyping methodologies for insect’s resistance: case of cereals and legumes in North Africa, West and Central Asia
Mustapha El-Bouhssini | ICARDA
Host plant resistance in grain sorghum to the sugarcane aphid and identifying the mechanisms for resistance
Scott Armstrong | U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
High-throughput phenotyping
Francelino/Suchismita | CIMMYT-GWP
Genetic characterization of fallarmyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) in ecuador and comparisons with regional populations identify likely migratory relationships
Sandra Garcés | Insituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias
Breeding for resistance
The road from discovery to commercialization of aphid resistant soybean varieties
Kelley J. Tilmon | Oklahoma State University
The studies on the crop resistance to aphid
Xiang-Shun Hu | College of Plant Protection (CPP), Northwest A&F University (NWAFU)
Identification and characterization of Hessian fly resistance genes among a world core collection of Aegilops tauschii
Marion Harris | North Dakota State University
From wild to cultivated, introgression of resistance towards the bird cherry-oat aphid
Therese Bengtsson | Swedish University of Agricultural Scienes
Gene editing in wheat
Dhugga/Akshay | CIMMYT-GRP

March 3, 2020

Guided tour CIMMYT
Visit to CIMMYT's Museum, Labs & Genbank
Plant–Arthropod Interactions
Interdisciplinary approaches to understanding virulence in the soybean aphid (Aphis glycines)
Andy Michel | Oklahoma State University
Deciphering the tug of war between cowpea and cowpea aphids
Isgouhi Kaloshian | University of California Riverside
Resistance in individual plants and in plantations: resistance breeding combined with cultivar mixing does the job for strawberry
Johan A. Stenberg | Swedish University of Agricultural Scienes
The importance of phenotypic plasticity in the management of insect pests of rice
Michael Stout | Ag. Center Louisiana State University
Priming for enhanced defense in Hordeum vulgare
Torsten Will | Julius Kühn-Institut
Investigating the effect of the microbiome on methylation in the Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis Noxia
Anna-Maria Botha-Oberholster | Stellenbosch University
Aphid resistant wheat: is it probable or even possible?
Gia Aradottir | Rothamsted Research
Poster Session
Student presentations
Ingestion of cprr1-8-siRNA reduce virulence in both Diuraphis noxia and Myzus persicae
Hendrik Swiegers | Stellenbosch University
Whole-genome bisulfite sequencing of related Russian wheat aphid biotypes
Pieter Du Preez | Stellenbosch University

March 4, 2020

Mechanisms of Resistance
Deciphering mechanism of host-plant resistance in wheat to aphids in north-western plains of India
Poonam Jasrotia | Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research
TBD
Michael Smith | Kansas State Unviersity
Investigating the ecological and molecular factors underlining the wheat-wheat curl mite-virus pathosystem
Punya Nachappa | Colorado State University
Barley varieties Stoneham and Sydney exhibit mild antibiosis and antixenosis resistance to the wheat curl mite, Aceria tosichella (Keifer)
Lina Aguirre-Rojas | Kansas State Unviersity
Defensive responses of rice cultivars resistant to Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)
Wen-Po Chuang | National Taiwan University
Sorghum tolerance to the sugarcane aphid
Joe Louis | University of Nebraska
Eco-metabolomics for host plant resistance to thrips
Kirsten Leiss | Wageningen University
Leaf profile: resistance against whiteflies in watermelon
Alvin Simons | U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Business meeting & Closing
Leonardo Crespo & IPRI Steering Committee

Committee

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).

 


Abstracts

Abstracts may be submitted for oral or poster presentation. They should be submitted through the online submission tool under the link provided at the Abstract submission buttons.

Deadline for abstract submission is [September 30th, 2019]. When preparing the abstract, please follow the guidelines below:

  • Only abstracts in English language will be accepted
  • Select a suitable topic for your presentation
  • Title: type the abstract title in capital letters
  • Author(s)/Institutions: enter the names of the authors and respective institutions where the work was done. Indicate the presenting author by checking the “Presenting Author” box
  • Keywords: enter your keywords (max. 5) - press return button after each keyword to enter.
  • Each participant can submit two abstracts (one for oral and one for poster presentation)
  • Presenting authors have to complete registration latest by October 30th, 2019 and attend the workshop
  • Select oral or poster presentation
  • Indicate the presenting author by checking the “Presenting Author” box

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


International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center

Our vision is for a world with healthier and more prosperous people – free from global food crises – and more resilient agri-food systems.

The Venue

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.

Address

Km 45 Carretera México-Veracruz, Col. El Batán, Texcoco, Estado de México,
CP. 56237


Accommodation

While there are a few options for accommodation around the Texcoco area. CIMMYT has a special agreement with “Hotel Santa Berta” (https://posadasantabertha.com/), for reduced accommodation costs. Please contact Ms. Diana Godinez (D.Godinez@cgiar.org) for handling your booking in Hotel Santa Berta.

Travel

Arrival

You will arrive at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City. Clearing immigration and customs may take around one hour. To avoid any unnecessary delays, please make your customs declaration form as accurate as possible. Bring an official doctor’s prescription for any non-over-the counter pharmaceutical.

It is essential that you keep your immigration form in a safe place; you will not be able to leave the country without it.

Please check with the corresponding authority of your country if you require a visa to travel to Mexico.

Transport

A shuttle service will be provided from airport - CIMMYT or Hotel Santa Berta - airport. For which you need to share your arrival time and departure with the organizing committee. Please provide us with your information in this form (https://forms.gle/axvbaqTFVr3AASuY8). This information will not be shared with any third parties and only will be used for the transportation services provided by CIMMYT.

A daily shuttle service will be provided from Hotel Santa Berta – CIMMYT – Hotel Santa Berta (March 2 – 4) for the workshop.

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

Contact Us

CIMMYT 
Km 45 Carretera México-Veracruz, Col. El Batán, Texcoco, Estado de México,
CP. 56237

+52 1 55 5804 2004
Contact person: 
Leonardo Crespo-Herrera (L.Crespo@cgiar.org)
Diana Godinez (D.Godinez@cgiar.org)