The 36th Annual Tomato Disease Workshop on November 2, 2021 will start at 12 pm EST with opening remarks.

Regional updates

Time Region Speaker Institution
12:05 pm Canada

Ana M. Pastrana

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
12:09 pm Australia Matthew Stewart
Australian Processing Tomato Research Council Inc.
12:13 pm Asia Cherry Relevante-Belagantol
East-West Seed Co., Inc.
12:17 pm India Basavaprabhu L. Patil       
ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR)
12:21 pm Europe/Mediterranean Dirk Janssen
Andalusian Institute of Agricultural Reseach and Training – IFAPA
12:25 pm Africa Emmanuel Alao
Ahmadu Bello University
12:29 pm Brazil Fernando Pereira Monteiro
Empresa de Pesquisa Agropecuária e Extensão Rural de Santa Catarina – EPAGRI
12:33 pm Mexico Erika J. Zamora-Macorra
Universidad Autonoma de Chapingo
12:37 pm U.S. Midwest Sally Miller / Francesca Rotondo /
Ohio State University
12:41 pm U.S. New England/New York Angela Madeiras
University of Massachusetts
12:45 pm Florida Gary Vallad
University of Florida
12:49 pm California Cassandra Swett
University of California, Davis
12:53 pm Q&A


Oral presentations

Time Presenter Institution Title
1:00 pm Jean Beagle Ristaino

NC State University

Digital decision support tools for monitoring tomato diseases
1:10 pm Adam Mott
University of Toronto Addition by subtraction: Engineering pathogen resistance through receptor removal
1:20 pm Charith Raj Adkar-Purushothama
Université de Sherbrooke, Canada RNA silencing could potentially reduce viroid accumulation in tomato plants
1:30 pm Brittany Ehrlich
Texas A&M AgriLife Research Impact of planting date in a high tunnel production on thrips population and incidence of TSWV
1:40 pm Break
1:45 pm Jennifer D. Lewis
University of California, Berkeley High-throughput screen identifies resistance to Pseudomonas syringae in wild tomato
1:55 pm Gary Vallad
University of Florida To spray or not to spray: a cost-benefit analysis regarding the chemical management of tomato bacterial spot in Florida
2:05 pm Joseph Tomecek
University of Guelph Enhancing late blight surveillance and management in tomatoes
2:15 pm Dilip R. Panthee
NC State University Screening of tomato breeding lines for late blight resistance in NC
2:25 pm Ella Reeves
NC State University Sensitivity of the early blight pathogen (Alternaria linariae) on tomato to QoI and SDHI fungicides in North Carolina
2:35 pm Cheryl Trueman
University of Guelph Evidence that long-term cover cropping suppresses anthracnose (Colletotrichum spp.) in processing tomatoes
2:45 pm Justine Beaulieu
University of California, Davis Analyzing deficit irrigation and drought stress traits in processing tomato cultivars – Fusarium falciforme
2:55 pm Kelley Paugh
University of California, Davis Effect of rotation crops on survival of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici race 3 and development of Fusarium wilt in California processing tomato
3:05 pm Jingya Yang
University of Florida Effector screening from Florida Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici isolates reveals multiple race 3 isolates with race 1 effector profiles
3:15 pm Kai-Shu Ling
USDA-ARS, U.S Effective disinfectants against tomato brown rugose fruit virus on tomato
3:25 pm Closing remarks
3:30 pm Conclusion
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