• Congress Programme

9th Meeting of IUFRO Working Party 7.02.09

Phytophthora in Forests and Natural Ecosystems’

18:00Departure from Olbia airport to La Maddalena Island
20:30Welcome refreshment at Grand Hotel Resort Ma&Ma
08:30Registrations and posters set up
  
10:00Welcoming address: Organising Committee, Scientific Committee and Local Authorities
10:30Phytophthora in Italy: the history of a still undiscovered and ever-changing world
G. Magnano di San Lio, S.O. Cacciola, A. Franceschini, S. Moricca, B. Scanu, L. Schena, A. Testa, A. Vannini, A.M. Vettraino
  
11:00COFFEE BREAK (provided)
  
11:30History of Phytophthora cinnamomi management in Western Australia
Giles HARDY
12:00Biology and control of Phytopthora ramorum in California
Matteo GARBELOTTO
12:30The importance of the nursery pathway for the spread of Phytophthora species to natural ecosystems in Europe
Thomas JUNG
  
13:00LIGHT LUNCH (provided)
 

SESSION 1: PHYTOPHTHORA IN NURSERY AND PLANTING AREAS
– Chair: Susan FRANKEL

14:30Exotic Phytophthora species are being systematically introduced in California wildlands during restoration projects 
L. Sims, M. Garbelotto
14:45Assessing the incidence and diversity of Phytophthora species occurring in planned restoration areas of the Angeles National Forest
S.N. Fajardo, T.B. Bourret, C. Endelenbos, E. Lozano, K. VinZant, D.M. Rizzo, S.J. Frankel
15:00Metabarcoding of Phytophthora communities at restoration sites in San Francisco peninsula open spaces
E. Peterson, J. Eberhart, N. Redekar, A. Mills, J. Parke
15:15Preventing Phytophthora introductions into California restoration sites
S. J. Frankel, J. Hillman, D. Benner, J. Alexander, A. Shor
15:30Phytophthora communities in UK plant nurseries and links to management practice: opportunities for mitigation through accreditation
S. Green, D.E.L. Cooke, D. Frederickson-Matika, B. Clark, E. Randall, M. Clark, T. Pettit, M. Dunn, A. Schlenzig, L. Pritchard, P. Thorpe, P. Cock, J. Barbrook
15:45Temporal patterns of airborne Phytophthora spp. in a woody plant nursery area detected using real-time PCR
D. Migliorini, L. Ghelardini, N. Luchi, M. Onorati, A. Santini
  
16:00COFFEE BREAK (provided)
  
16:30Epidemic spread of Phytophthora nicotianae in a Mediterranean park in Athens causing decline and mortality of shrub and tree species 
A Vannini, C. Morales-Rodriguez 
16:45Phytophthora oleae a widespread species in soil of olive (Olea europaea) orchards in Southern Italy 
M. Riolo, L. Schena, F. Aloi, E. Santilli, D. Ruano-Rosa, G.E. Agosteo, A. Pane, F. La Spada, S.O. Cacciola
17:00Diversity of Phytophthora species in a public garden in Essex, UK
E. Beal, F. Drizou, G. Clover
17:15

SESSION 1 DISCUSSION

 

SESSION 2: GENETIC AND GENOMICS – Chair: David COOKE

09:00Keynote Lecture: Novel insights into the evolution and emergence of Phytophthora pathogens using genomics approaches
Niklaus J. GRÜNWALD
09:30Highly contiguous genome assemblies for three Phytophthora species generated from PacBio sequencing
E. Mollison, P. Sharp, C. Riddell, D. Cooke, L. Pritchard, P. Thorpe, A. Jeffries, S. Green
09:45A microsatellite analysis identifies global pathways of movement of Phytophthora cinnamomi and the likely sources of wildland infestations in California and Mexico 
M.S. Serrano, T. Osmundson, A. Almaraz-Sánchez, P.J.P. Croucher, T. Swiecki, D. Alvarado-Rosales, M. Garbelotto
 

SESSION 3: NEW DETECTION METHODS – Chair: Treena BURGESS

10:00Phytophthora detection via eDNA metabarcoding
D.E.L. Cooke, E. Randall, B. Clark, P. Thorpe, P. Cock, L. Pritchard, D. Frederickson-Matika, S. Green
10:15Comparison of soil baiting and metabarcoding methods for the detection of Phytophthora species in Scottish environments 
D.E. Frederickson Matika, S. Green, D.E.L. Cooke, L. Pritchard, E. Randall, B. Clarke
10:30Comparison of oomycete and Phytophthora specific primers for identification and metabarcoding
T. Burgess, D. White, S. Sapsford
10:45Comparison between direct isolation, baiting and molecular approaches to determine the oomycetes present in hardy woody plants in the plants for planting pathway
A. Puertolas, P.J.M. Bonants, E. Boa, S. Woodward
  
11:00COFFEE BREAK (provided)
  
11:30Exploring Phytophthora community with HTS: a proposed pipeline for data analysis 
C. Morales-Rodriguez, W. Oβwald, A. Vannini
11:45The structure and functionality of soil microbiota influenced health status of holm oak in dehesas affected by Phytophthora root rot
F.J. Ruiz Gómez, R.M. Navarro-Cerrillo, A. Vannini, C. Morales-Rodriguez
12:00Assessing the spread of Phytophthoras in Scottish forests by recreational and harvesting activities using comparative qPCR and metabarcoding techniques
A. Armstrong, A. Penny, C. Vacca,  K. Tsarna, C. Riddell, P. Hedley, S. Green
12:15Detection of Phytophthora pathogens in forest nurseries using quantitative PCR techniques
A. Bačová, M. Tomšovský, T. Májek
12:30Metabarcoding identification of Phytophthora species from mock environmental samples via MinION HTS and the importance of a database of the Ex-types.
Z.G. Abad, S.K. Srivastava, L.M. Knight, K. Zeller, M. Nakhla
12:45IDphy: Molecular and morphological identification of Phytophthora based on the types. Demonstration of the International online resource
Z.G. Abad
  
13:00LIGHT LUNCH (provided)
  
14:30

DISCUSSION SESSION 3 – Moderator Treena BURGESS

  
16:00COFFEE BREAK (provided)
  
16:30Poster Session – Moderator Nari WILLIAMS
(options for a 1 slide, 3 minute presentation)

SESSION 4: DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTION – Chair: Santa Olga CACCIOLA

09:00 Keynote Lecture: Insights into the biogeography and global diversity of Phytophthora
Thomas JUNG
09:40 Phytophthora lateralis discovered in Japan
C.M. Brasier, J.F. Webber, M. Horta-Jung, S. Uematsu, A. Heino, K. Kagayama, H. Masuya, T. Jung
09:55 Diversity of Phytophthora species in natural ecosystems in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro (Western Balkans)
I. Milenković, N. Keča, D. Karadžić, Z. Stanivuković, M. Tomšovsky, S. Milanović, A. Vemić, Z. Radulović, T. Corcobado, M. Horta Jung, T. Májek, J.A. Nowakowska, T. Oszako, K. Sikora, T. Jung
10:10 Waterborne and soilborne Phytophthora diversity in declining cork oak stands in Sardinia (Italy)
S. Seddaiu, A. Brandano, G. Cadinu, C. Sechi, P.A. Ruiu, B. Scanu
10:25 Diversity of Phytophthora populations in Sicilian river ecosystems
T. Jung, F. Aloi, F. La Spada, A. Pane, M. Horta Jung, M.Evoli, M. Riolo, J.B. Ristaino, L. Schena, S.O. Cacciola
10:40 A new Phytophthora species pathogenic on Chinese Hickory (Carya cathayensis) in South East China: a possible introduction from North America?
C. Morales-Rodriguez, Y. Wang, A. Vannini
11:00 COFFEE BREAK (provided)
11:30 Predictors of Phytophthora diversity and community composition in natural areas across diverse Australian ecoregions
T. Burgess, K. McDougall, P. Scott, G.E.S.J. Hardy, J. Garnas
11:45 15 years of Phytophthora monitoring in Switzerland
S. Prospero, C. Buser-Schöbel, D. Rigling
12:00 Diversity of oomycetes associated with declining Pinus spp. and Cupressus spp. in Kerman province, Iran
S. Aghighi, F. Sistani, Z. Lori, S. Sarikhan, T. Bose
12:15 First report of Phytophthora parvispora from a natural riparian ecosystem in Sicily
F. La Spada, F. Aloi, M. Riolo, A. Pane, M. Evoli, R. Faedda, S.O. Cacciola
12:25 First report of Phytophthora spp. in declining broadleaf forests in western Ukraine
I. Matsiakh, V. Kramarets, M. Cleary
12:35

SESSION 4 DISCUSSION

13:00 LIGHT LUNCH (provided)
14:30 FIELD TRIP TO CAPRERA ISLAND OR OTHER ISLETS
 

SESSION 5: ECOLOGY AND EPIDEMIOLOGY – Chair: Joan WEBBER

09:00Phytophthora and damping-off within natural and rehabilitated plant communities
C. Shaw, M. Dobrowolski, G.E.S.J. Hardy, T. Burgess
09:15Trait-based approaches for predicting future global impacts in the genus Phytophthora
L.J. Barwell, A. Perez-Sierra, B. Henricot, A. Harris, T.I. Burgess, G.E.S.J. Hardy, P. Scott, N. Williams, D. Cooke, P. Sharp, S. Green, D.S. Chapman, B.V. Purse
09:30Functional traits associated with establishment and spread of invasive forest pathogens in Northern Europe
M.A. Redondo, J. Boberg, J. Stenlid, J. Oliva
09:45Genetic variation in host resistance as a prerequisite for natural selection by an invasive pathogen
M.A. Redondo, J. Stenlid, J. Oliva
10:00Modelling the key drivers of an aerial Phytophthora foliar disease epidemic, from the needles to the whole plant
M. Gomez-Gallego, R. Gommers, M.K.F. Bader, N. Williams
10:15Pathogen loads of Phytophthora pluvialis and Nothophaeocryptopus gaeumannii populations co-existing within exotic plantations of New Zealand in contrast to Douglas-fir’s endemic range in the US Pacific Northwest
M. Gómez-Gallego, J.M. LeBoldus, M.K.F. Bader, E. Hansen, L. Donaldson, N. Williams
10:30Phytophthora species associated with roots and soils from native and non-native forestry environments in South Africa
T. Bose, M.J. Wingfield, J. Roux, M. Vivas, T.I. Burgess
10:45What’s killing juniper? Identifying environmental risk factors for Phytophthora austrocedri infection
F. Donald, S. Green, K. Searle, N. Cunniffe, B.V. Purse
  
11:00COFFEE BREAK (provided)
  
11:30Understanding sudden larch death – from epidemiology to host resistance
H. Dun, J. Mackay, S. Green
11:45Sudden Oak Death in Oregon Forests: Disease intensification and renewed engagement in disease management
S. Navarro, E.M. Goheen, J. Leboldus, E. Hansen, P. Reeser, W. Sutton, N. Grunwald, A. Kanaskie, R. Wiese, C. Nichlos
12:00Epidemiology and management of an outbreak of the EU1 lineage of Phytophtora ramorum in Oregon forests
J.M. LeBoldus, K.L. Søndreli, H. Daniels, S. Navarro
12:15Sudden Oak Death: Comparing the EU1 and NA1 lineages of Phytophthora ramorum in Oregon forests
K.L. Sondreli, J.M. LeBoldus
12:30

SESSION 5 DISCUSSION

  
13:00LIGHT LUNCH (provided)
 

SESSION 6: HOST-PATHOGEN INTERACTION – Chair: Nik GRÜNWALD

14:30Keynote Lecture: Dissecting the in’s and out’s of Phytophthora biology and pathology
Francine GOVERS
15:00Hormones and secondary metabolites in chestnut during susceptible and resistant interactions with Phytophthora cinnamomi
Á. Camisón, M.A. Martín, P. Sánchez-Bel, V. Flors, G. Pinto, F. Alcaide, E. Cubera, A. Solla
15:15Disclosing pathogen target-proteins in cork oak plants infected with P. cinnamomi
A.C. Coelho, R. Pires, G. Schütz, C. Santa, B. Manadas, P. Pinto
15:30Identifying effector proteins involved in infection by Phytophthora kernoviae and P. plurivora.
S.C. Whisson, S. Wang, P.C. Boevink, P.R.J. Birch, L. Welsh, P. Thorpe, S.K. Kushwaha, R.R. Vetukuri
15:45Identification and functional characterisation of CAZymes from the kauri dieback pathogen, Phytophthora agathidicida
E.L. Bradley, P. Panda, R. Bradshaw, C.H. Mesarich
  
16:00COFFEE BREAK (provided)
  
 

SESSION 7: Pathogenicity – Chair: Bruno SCANU

16:30Decline and mortality of evergreen oaks in a protected area in Central Italy driven by the pathogenic activity of the invasive Phytophthora cinnamomi and Phytophthora multivora
A. Vannini, L. Osimani, C. Morales-Rodríguez
16:45Extending the host range of Phytophthora multivora, a pathogen of woody plants in horticulture, nurseries, urban environments and natural ecosystems
D. Migliorini, M.Y. Khdiar, C. Rodríguez-Padrón, M. Vivas, P.A. Barber, G.E.S.J. Hardy, T.I. Burgess
17:00Assessment of potential risk of Radiata pine (Pinus radiata) as host for Sudden Oak Death (Phytophthora ramorum)
H. Daniels, L. Bulman, J.M. LeBoldus
 

SESSION 8: PUBLIC ENGAGMENT – Chair: Nari WILLIAMS

17:15Kauri Rescue™: a citizen science programme developing controls for kauri dieback in New Zealand 
I. Horner, M. McEntee, M. Barton, L. Hill, W. Wood, N. Waipara, N. Kingsbury, P. Graham, L. Jesson
17:30Inclusive, adaptive management of Phytophthora agathidicida in Waipoua Forest, Aotearoa-New Zealand: An Indigenous perspective
T. Patuawa, T. Donovan, T. Tane, I. Horner, P. Scott, N. Waipara, M. Calder, T. Beauchamp, N. Williams, S. Bellgard, A. Black, L. Hill, P. Barber, G.E.S.J. Hardy
  
20:00SOCIAL DINNER 
 

SESSION 9: BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION – Chair: Ana PÉREZ-SIERRA

09:00Phytophthora and damping-off within natural and rehabilitated plant communities
C. Shaw, M. Dobrowolski, G.E.S.J. Hardy, T. Burgess
09:15Trait-based approaches for predicting future global impacts in the genus Phytophthora
L.J. Barwell, A. Perez-Sierra, B. Henricot, A. Harris, T.I. Burgess, G.E.S.J. Hardy, P. Scott, N. Williams, D. Cooke, P. Sharp, S. Green, D.S. Chapman, B.V. Purse
09:30Functional traits associated with establishment and spread of invasive forest pathogens in Northern Europe
M.A. Redondo, J. Boberg, J. Stenlid, J. Oliva
09:45Genetic variation in host resistance as a prerequisite for natural selection by an invasive pathogen
M.A. Redondo, J. Stenlid, J. Oliva
10:00Modelling the key drivers of an aerial Phytophthora foliar disease epidemic, from the needles to the whole plant
M. Gomez-Gallego, R. Gommers, M.K.F. Bader, N. Williams
10:15Pathogen loads of Phytophthora pluvialis and Nothophaeocryptopus gaeumannii populations co-existing within exotic plantations of New Zealand in contrast to Douglas-fir’s endemic range in the US Pacific Northwest
M. Gómez-Gallego, J.M. LeBoldus, M.K.F. Bader, E. Hansen, L. Donaldson, N. Williams
10:30Phytophthora species associated with roots and soils from native and non-native forestry environments in South Africa
T. Bose, M.J. Wingfield, J. Roux, M. Vivas, T.I. Burgess
10:45What’s killing juniper? Identifying environmental risk factors for Phytophthora austrocedri infection
F. Donald, S. Green, K. Searle, N. Cunniffe, B.V. Purse
  
11:00COFFEE BREAK (provided)
 

SESSION 10: MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL – Chair: Giles HARDY

11:30Phytophthora ramorum mitigation at the Bloedel Reserve in Western Washington – A four years update
G.A. Chastagner, M. Elliott, D. Strenge
11:45Managing foliar Phytophthora pathogens across a whole forest: integrated management using all the tools in the toolbox
N.M. Williams, S. Fraser, C. Rolando, G. Pearse, N. Graham, M. Gomez-Gallego, R. McDougal, R. O’Neil, P. Panda, M. Bader, P. Scott, R. Ganley, J. Klápště, A. Ismael, H. Dungey, R. Gommers, L. Bulman
12:00A multi-pronged approach for establishing resistance to foliar Phytophthora infection in Pinus radiata
N.M. Williams, N. Graham, J. Klápště, A. Ismael, H. Dungey
12:15Efficacy of long-term phosphite applications to control Phytophthora dieback of mature Fagus sylvatica, Quercus robur and Quercus petraea trees under natural conditions. 
T. Jung, I. Milenković, M. Horta Jung, A. Nannig, M. Blaschke, T. Kudláček, T. Corcobado
12:30Phosphite trials for control of kauri dieback in New Zealand 
I. Horner, M. Arnet, E. Carroll, M. Horner
12:45Phosphite inducing resistance on sweet chestnut against Phytophthora infection
A. Brandano, B. Scanu, L. Maddau, S. Serra, N. Schianchi, G.E.S.J. Hardy
  
13:00LIGHT LUNCH (provided)
  
14:30Screening New Zealand Kauri (Agathis australis) for tolerance to Phytophthora agathidicida
S.E. Bellgard, C.M. Probst, L.G. Raymond, S.J. Hill, P.M. Scott, N. Williams
14:45Lignin nanoparticles containing essential oils: a new natural biocide delivery system for Phytophthoras control
A.M. Vettraino, F. Zikeli, D. Tabet, G. Scarascia Mugnozza, M. Romagnoli
15:00Evaluation of Gluconobacter spp. as biocontrol agent against Phytophthora spp. 
D. Tabet, S. Woodward, A.M. Vettraino 
15:15Antagonist potential of Indigenous Trichoderma against Phytophthora palmivora of Soe Mandarin in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
A.V. Simamora, M.V. Hahuly, L.F. Ishaq, J.B.D. Henuk, E. Yulia, E. Hosang
15:30

SESSION 10 DISCUSSION

  
16:00COFFEE BREAK (provided)
  
16:30Short presentation about the proposed next meeting
  
 

GENERAL DISCUSSION – MEETING SUMMARY

European Chairs: Andrea VANNINI and Thomas JUNG

09:00 DEPARTURE (bus to Olbia airport provided by the Organisers)
1Are Cistus sp. shrubs contributing to the epidemic of Iberian Oak Decline? A pathogenicity test answer
A.M. Sanchez-Redondo, E. Cardillo, C. Perez
2Susceptibility of the herbaceous species used as pastures in dehesa/montado to Phytophthora cinnamomi
M. Rodríguez-Romero, I.M. Calha, J.A. Passarinho, A.C. Moreira
3Characterization of constitutive and induced chemical defenses of Quercus ilex against infection by Phytophthora cinnamomi
M. Rodríguez-Romero, B. Godoy, A.O. Conrad, F. Pulido, P. Bonello
4Characterization of the volatile compounds from three Brassicaceae species and their effects in the presence of Phytophthora cinnamomi
M. Rodríguez-Romero, B. Godoy, J. Neno, I.M. Calha, J.A. Passarinho, A.C. Moreira
5Evaluation of differences in root rot susceptibility of Andalusian Quercus ilex L. population through functional traits and physiology assessment
A. Nizzoli, C. Morales Rodríguez, A. Vannini, R. Sánchez-Cuesta, F.J. Ruiz Gómez
6Habitats favorable for Phytophthora species in oak stands of Natura 2000
I. Olejarski, J. Nowakowska, T. Oszako
7Toward a new soil detection method of the causal agents of chestnut ink disease
M. Marchand, M. Massot, E. Chancerel, C. Robin
8Vigil’Ink: a citizen science project dedicated to chestnut ink disease
C. Robin, M. Marchand, J. Gaudin, J.M. Armand
9Physiological and histopathological characterization of infections caused by A1 and A2 mating types of heterothallic Phytophthora spp. in Fagaceae woody hosts 
T. Corcobado, T. Jung, T. Kudláček, T. Májek, R. Plichta, I. Saiz, P. Kerchev, M. Matoušková, A. Bačová, H. Ďatková, L.B. Dálya, M. Trifković, D. Mureddu, I. Milenković
10A case study on the impact of Phytophthora on beech (Fagus sylvatica) decline in the Belgian Ardennes 
B. Henricot
11Analysis of heat shock protein genes expression in Betula pendula under defoliation and pathogen stress
D. Berezowska, T. Oszako, T. Malewski
12Decline of alpine green alder (Alnus viridis) and relation to Phytophthora species, preliminary results
T. Majek, K. Schwanda, T.L. Cech
13Responses of Alnus glutinosa populations to different inoculation methods of P. x alni
I. Gomes Marques, J. Neno, R. Jansson, T. Corcobado, T. Cech, Y. Laurent, I. Bernez, S. Dufour, B. Mandák, H. Ennouni, A. Sahli, M. Ater, T.S. David, A. Solla, A.C. Moreira, P. M. Rodríguez-González
14Phytophthora Species in the Rhizosphere of Alnus glutinosa Stands in Western Turkey
A.G. Aday Kaya, T. Doğmuş, A. Lehtijärvi, J. Nowakowska, T. Oszako, S. Woodward
15Diversity of Phytophthora species in forest streams and rivers in the southern part of Czech Republic and in northern Slovakia
H. Ďatková, M. Tomšovsky, I. Milenković, T. Májek, T. Corcobado, T. Jung
16Diversity and distribution of Phytophthora species from wild apple forest in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China
X. Xu, W. Huai, W. Zhao, Y. Cheng, Z. Zhou
17Pathogenicity of Phytophthora species on two commercially important non-native tree species from South Africa 
T. Bose, J. Roux, T.I. Burgess, C. Shaw, M.J. Wingfield
18Phytophthora infestations in Turkish forest nurseries
A.G. Aday Kaya, T. Doğmuş, A. Lehtijarvi, S. Woodward, T. Jung
19Potential for the Management of Oomycota in the International Trade in Plant for Planting
C. Benavent, P. van West, S. Woodward
20Changes in Ulmus minor root fungal endobiome triggered by flood, drought, and drought after flood
C. Martínez-Arias, J.A. Martín Garcia, J. Sobrino-Plata, D. Macaya-Sanz, C. Collada, L. Gil, J. Rodríguez-Calcerrada
21Phytopathogenic fungi and oomycetes detection trials by the means of e-nose and SPME-GCMS devices
F. Lefort, J. Loulier, M. Stocki, M. Asztemborska, R. Szmigielski, K. Siwek, T. Grzywacz, T. Oszako
22Molecular Tool Box of Phytophthora species Ex-types with seven genes. Our over 1000 sequences at the NCBI 
Z.G. Abad, S.K. Srivastava, L.M. Knight, M. Nakhla
23Initiating pathogen reduction processes in post-agricultural soils with the addition of organic matter of forest origin
I. Olejarski, J. Nowakowska, T. Oszako
24Phytophthora spp. on trees in Britain through the lens of the Tree Health Diagnostic and Advisory Service
A. Pérez-Sierra, C. Gorton, A. Lewis, R. Chitty, S. van der Linde, A. Armstrong, S. Hendry, A. Harris, S. Green, C. Brasier, J. Webber
25Diversity of Phytophthora species detected in British soils using NGS analysis for ITS and COI
A. Pérez-Sierra, M. Montes, B. Henricot, L. Shuttleworth, B.B. Landa
26Phytophthora lateralis isolated from Umbrella pine
A. Schlenzig, R. Eden
27Understanding Phytophthora infection in UK raspberry production
R. D’urban-Jackson, E. Wedgwood, T. Pettitt
28Response of Larix bark to invasion by Phytophthora ramorum
J. Webber, M. Kalantarzadeh, D. Mulholland
29Is Phytophthora ramorum associated with a new, severe disease of chaparral plants in Coastal California?
W. Schweigkofler, T. Pastalka, K. Suslow
30Comparative Epidemiology of NA1 and EU1 Phytophthora ramorum Populations in Curry County, OR
E. Peterson, S. Navarro, J. Parke
31Using citizen science and outreach education to reduce the risk of Phytophthora ramorum spread in Oregon forests
N. Kline, S. Navarro, J. LeBoldus
32Beech health decrease in Cologne Green Belts
C. Sabatini, O. Menke, D. Migliorini, N. Luchi, A. Santini