Are Plant Resistance to Insects and Plant Resistance to Microbes Really so Different?

Wednesday, December 16, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:00 AM
Room 206, Second Floor (Convention Center)
Marion Harris
Jeffrey J. Stuart
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
Marion Harris, North Dakota State University
8:40 AM
Plant parasitic nematodes: pathogens or pests?
Valerie Williamson, University of California-Davis
9:15 AM
Current trends in plant resistance to insects
Jack Schultz, University of Missouri
9:50 AM
10:00 AM
Genomic and metabolic signatures of plant response to an insect herbivore and bacterial pathogen
Heidi Appel, University of Missouri; Jack Schultz, University of Missouri; Ramesh Raina, Syracuse University; A. Daniel Jones, Michigan State University
10:30 AM
Gall midges as pathogens
Jeffrey J. Stuart, Purdue University
11:00 AM
Concluding Remarks
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