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Program | Ecological perspectives of induced resistance in plants and multitrophic interactions in soil

Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Groups "Induced resistance in plants against insects and diseases" and "Multitrophic interactions in soil”


Wednesday 18 October, 2017

08:00 09:00 Registration
09:00 09:10 Welcome to participants
                    Michele Perazzolli and Gerardo Puopolo
09:10 09:30 Opening and IOBC-WPRS presentation
                    Brigitte Mauch-Mani and Christian Steinberg (convenors), Ilaria Pertot and Yigal Elad (liason

09:30 13:00 Session 1: Novel and old players in plant-microbe interactions

                   Chairs: Victor Flors and Philippe Nicot

09:30 10:00 Keynote lecture: An active starch degradation metabolism provides sugars for callose
                    priming during Plectosphaerella cucumerina infection
                   Victor Flors

10:00 10:20 Effect of drench application of biocontrol preparations on tomato plants against
                    Botrytis cinerea and Oidium neolycopersici
                    Marc Bardin
10:20 10:40 Sugar homeostasis mediates arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi-induced resistance against
                    Botrytis cinerea
                   Neus Sanmartín Martínez
10:40 11:00 Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi induced systemic biocontrol against roo-knot nematode
                   on chilli
                   Thanasan Khaosaad
11:00 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 12:00 Keynote lecture: The effect of β-aminobutyric acid in the protection of tomato harvest
                    against Botrytis cinerea
                   Estrella Luna

12:00 12:20 Systemic immunity in wheat is activated by the deployment of transcription factors
                    Sanjukta Dey

12:20 12:40 Fosetyl-aluminum improves defense against Venturia inaequalis in apple
                    Anze Svara

12:40 13:00 Characterization of a broad-range, biologically active substance from Pseudozyma
                   aphidis with a dual mode of action: antibiosis and induced resistance
                    Raviv Harris
13:00 14:30 Lunch

14:30 16:50 Session 2: Novel and old players in plant-microbe interactions

                    Chairs: Xavier Daire and Franco Faoro

14:30 15:00 Keynote lecture: Two lysine motif receptor-like kinases (VvLYKs) participate in chitin
                    -triggered immunity in grapevine
                   Benoit Poinssot

15:00 15:20 New defence metabolic pathways under the control of the hormonal peptide systemin
                    Victoria Pastor
15:20 15:40 The xyloglucans: are they new elicitors of Arabidopsis thaliana immunity?
                    Justine Claverie
15:40 16:00 Bio-based compounds inducing resistance against Leptosphaeria maculans in oilseed
                    Lenka Burketova 
16:00 16:20 Molecular mechanisms of chemical immune priming without costs to plant growth.
                   Willam Buswell  
16:20 16:50 Keynote lecture: Plant produced β-aminobutyric acid: the immune system controls its
                    Ivan Baccelli 

16:50 17:30 Poster Flash Talks Session 1: Novel and old players in plant defence

17:30 19:00 Poster session 1 (with drinks): Novel and old players in plant 

                     defence regulations

19:00 22:00 Aperi-dinner

Thursday 19 October, 2017

09:00 13:00 Session 3: Functional ecology of microbial interactions in soil

                   Chairs: Heribert Insam and Yigal Elad

09:00 09:30 Keynote lecture: Crosstalk effects of environment and vineyard soil management on
                    soil microbial diversity and composition
                   Michaela Griesser

09:30 09:50 Linking transcriptomics to the rhizosphere microbiome - Interactions during clubroot
                    development as a case study
                    Stefan Ciaghi
09:50 10:10 Spatial and temporal in-situ analyses of gene expression in complex host-pathogen-
                    systems using the Plasmodiophora brassicae-cabbage-pathosystem as a model
                    Julia Badstöber
10:10 10:30 RNA-Seq unveiled the bacterial mycophagy mechanisms implemented by Lysobacter
                    capsici AZ78 interacting with Phytophthora infestans
                    Gerardo Puopolo

10:30 10:50 Evaluation of the efficacy of a biocontrol agent, Gliocladium catenulatum, to colonize
                    soils and to reduce Fusarium graminearum growth under microcosm and
                    field conditions
                    Adeline Picot
11:00 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 12:00 Keynote lecture: Weed microbiome characteristics and the development of
                    Friederike Trognitz

12:00 12:20 qPCR and NGS techniques for pathogen detection and monitoring of microbial
                    communities in soil after application of broad spectrum fungal treatments in
                    cucumber crop
                    Ana Belén López Santísima Trinidad

12:20 12:40 Influence of environmental factors and plant protection products on the growth and
                    survival of Trichoderma harzianum strain INAT11
                    Edith Ladurner
12:40 13:00 Herbie 72®: a tool to standardize the adoption of anaerobic soil disinfestation for
                    intensive cropping systems under realistic scenarios
                    Andrea Minuto
13:00 14:30 Lunch

14:30 16:50 Session 4: Ecology and factors affecting induced resistance

                   Chairs: Gary W. Felton and A. Corina Vlot

14:30 15:00 Keynote lecture: Multitrophic regulation of induced defense responses
                   Gary W. Felton

15:00 15:20 Protein-based products as resistance inducer in grapevine: disease control and
                    mechanisms of action
                    Martina Cappelletti
15:20 15:40 Deciphering the impact of nutrient stress in mycorrhiza induced resistance against
                    Botrytis cinerea in tomato
                    Paloma Sanchez-Bel
15:40 16:00 Impact of agricultural practices on plant disease: what can we learn for resistance
                    inducers optimization?
                    Elsa Ballini 
16:00 16:20 The age-dependent priming
                    Diego Mateu Garcia  
16:20 16:50 Keynote lecture: Monoterpenes in systemic acquired resistance within and between
                   A. Corina Vlot

16:50 17:20 Poster Flash Talks Session 2: Functional ecology of microbial interactions
                    in soil

17:20 17:30 New Convenor election (Chair: Ilaria Pertot)

17:30 19:00 Poster session (with drinks): Functional ecology of microbial

                     interactions in soil

19:00 22:00 Social dinner and poster awards

Friday 20 October, 2017

09:00 10:50 Session 5: Multitrophic interactions and plant defence

                   Chairs: Annegret Schmitt and Erik Alexandersson

09:00 09:30 Keynote lecture: Cellular regulations of grapevine resistance induced by Trichoderma
                   Michele Perazzolli

09:30 09:50 A new tool to assess the grapevine defence at the high-throughput :« Neovigen96» chip
                    and Fluidigm® technology
                   Marie-Cécile Dufour
09:50 10:10 Resistance induction by hot water treatments to control apple postharvest diseases
                   Elena Baraldi 
10:10 10:30 Volatile methyl salicylate induces systemic signaling in the phylloxerated root system of
                    hybridized Vitis ssp. 
                   Markus Walter Eitle

10:30 10:50 Efficacy of elicitors on boosting insect natural enemies: the case of vineyard
                   Martina Parrilli
10:50 11:20 Coffee break

11:20 13:00 Session 5: Multitrophic interactions and plant defence

                   Chairs: Annegret Schmitt and Michele Perazzolli

11:20 11:40 Elicitation responses in cucumber plants after treatment with a fraction of a liquorice
                    leaf extract from Glycyrrhiza glabra L.
                   Annegret Schmitt

11:40 12:00 Identification and functional characterization of grapevine volatile organic compounds
                    for the sustainable control of downy mildew
                   Valentina Lazazzara

12:00 12:20 Evaluation of the antifungal activity of the protein and non-protein extracts of
                    Trichoderma asperellum and Trichoderma atroviride culture filtrates against
                    Phytophthora infestans
                   Saida Messgo-Moumene

12:20 13:00 Closing remarks
                   Michele Perazzolli, Gerardo Puopolo and Ilaria Pertot

13:00 14:30 Lunch box
14:00 22:00 Excursion and dinner

Poster sessions and Poster Flash Talks

Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Poster session 1: Novel and old players in plant defence regulations

IR.1 Regulatory role of SlyWRKY75 transcription factor in stress in tomato plants Maria
       José López-Galiano
IR.2 Induction of resistance in wheat against leaf rust by application of biotic and abiotic
       inducers Fares Bellameche
IR.3 Contrasting effects of the rhizobacterium Pseudomonas simiae on Diamondback moth 
       and Cabbage root fly Julia Friman
IR.4 First insights on the ability of a Lysobacter capsici member to induce resistance  
       mechanisms in grapevine plants Francesca Brescia
IR.5 Chitosan vs. chitosan nanoparticles in the control of Fusarium graminearum: a   
       synergistic effect of fungitoxic activity and plant defence activation? Franco Faoro
IR.6 Fructose and sucrose as priming molecules against pathogens and pests? Marie Zimmermann
IR.7 The effect of phosphite on Phytophthora infestans and synergism with conventional  
       fungicides in field-grown potato and tomato in Ethiopia Erik Alexandersson
IR.8 Role of ferulic acid in Fusarium head blight resistance of wheat spikes Charlotte Martin
IR.9 The Reynoutria sachalinensis knotweed leaf extract elicits defence responses in Cucurbita  
       pepo plants against Podosphaera xanthii Emilia Markellou
IR.10 The allelopathic potential of gramine in barley Mauro Maver
IR.11 Allelopathic effects of Crotalaria juncea and dimethyl disulfide (DMDS) on tomato plants  
        in the future development of a biocontrol method against root-knot nematodes Ingrid Arnault
IR.12 Study of the antagonistic effect of Trichoderma spp. against Fusarium spp. Involved in   
       Fusarium head blight and root rot of wheat Renane Rachida
IR.13 Effects of β-aminobutyric acid on aphid stylet activities Glen Powell
IR.14 Disease suppression in eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) nurseries carries over to reduced   
         wilt and fruit rot in subsequent plantings Naznin Nahar
IR.15 Synergising pest deterrence and plant defence induction: a novel integrated pest   
        management system for Trialeurodes vaporariorum on glasshouse grown tomato Niall Conboy

Thursday 19 October, 2017

Poster session 2: Functional ecology of microbial interactions in soil

IR.16 Vineyard in-row and cover crop management affects mesofauna composition Michaela  
IR.17 Vineyard location and vineyard management effects on soil respiration measurements  
         Astrid Forneck
IR.18 The effect of cover crops in alleviating copper toxicity in grapevine plants Laura Marastoni
IR.19 Evaluation of the effect of solid and liquid digestate produced in a biogas plant on soil  
         quality and plant growth Fabio Valentinuzzi
IR.20 Green manure as sustainable tool to microbial diversity in organic vineyards Claudia Maria  
         Oliveira Longa
IR.21 Assessing the impact of green manure on ecosystem functioning of soil microbial   
         communities Caroline Provost
IR.22 Soil biota from newly established orchards are more beneficial to early growth of cherry   
         than biota from older orchards Paige Munro
IR.23 The composition of apple and pear bark microbiota suggest microbial migrations from soil  
         Elena Arrigoni
IR.24 Effect of different oilseed rape management systems on earthworm community (Oligochaeta:  
         Lumbricidae) Ivan Juran
IR.25 The effects of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) on the growth and quality of   
         strawberries Youry Pii
IR.26 The biological control agent Pseudomonas chlororaphis subspp. aureofaciens M71  
         originates natural mutants impaired in the ability to control Fusarium oxysporum   
         f.sp. radicis-lycopersici  on tomato Gerardo Puopolo
IR.27 Search for plant-based biofungicides against toxigenic contaminants in barley   
         (Hordeum vulgare L.) forage in hydroponics Saida Messgo-Moumene
IR.28 Effect of natural nitrification inhibitors on nitrogen contents in soil and plant growth  
         Muhammad Aammar Tufail
IR.29 Evaluating the effect of slow releasing polymer coated urea on growth and yield of maize  
         Muhammad Aammar Tufail
IR.30 Combined use of organic biofumigant materials and a biological control agent: First   
         experience in Switzerland  
         Vincent V. Michel