ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Symposium: Vector-Virus Interactions: Implications for Transmission and Management of Emerging Diseases in Specialty Crops at Local and Global Scale

Wednesday, November 14, 2012: 8:00 AM-12:05 PM
200 D, Floor Two (Knoxville Convention Center)
Ashfaq A. Sial
Douglas B. Walsh
Vaughn M. Walton
Rodrigo P. P. Almeida
Kent M. Daane

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:33 AM
Grape leafroll associated viruses have changed IPM tactics for vineyard mealybugs on the West Coast
Kent M. Daane, University of California, Berkeley ; Rodrigo P. P. Almeida, University of California, Berkeley ; Ashfaq A. Sial, University of California, Berkeley ; Monica Cooper, University of California, Davis ; John T. Hutchins, University of California, Berkeley
9:01 AM
Grape leafroll disease in New York vineyards: Role of insect vectors and their management
Gregory M. Loeb, Cornell University ; Marc F. Fuchs, Cornell University
9:29 AM
Plum pox virus in the USA: Not all viruses are created equal
William Schneider, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
9:57 AM
10:07 AM
Citrus tristeza virus, its vectors and its diseases: Relevance to the Florida citrus industry in the age of huanglongbing
Mark E. Hilf, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory (USHRL)
10:35 AM
Characterization of thrips-Iris yellow spot virus interactions and IYSV epidemiology in Georgia’s onion farmscapes
Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan, University of Georgia ; Ron Gitaitis, University of Georgia ; Hanu Pappu, Washington State University ; David G. Riley, University of Georgia ; Alton N. Sparks, University of Georgia
11:03 AM
Pathogen-plant-vector interactions in the newly emerging zebra chip disease of potatoes
Arash Rashed, Texas A&M University ; Li Paetzold, Texas A&M University ; Fekede Workneh, Texas A&M University ; Charles M. Rush, Texas A&M University
11:59 AM
Concluding Remarks
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