Biotic Threats to Resilience seminar

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Conference Room,
Forest Research, Alice Holt,

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Programme 2 Science Update Seminar


09.00-09.30:        Arrival & Coffee

09.30-09.50:        Response of green spruce aphid Elatobium abietinum to high temperatures – Nigel Straw

09.50-10.10:        Is there a transmission mechanism for Acute Oak Decline ? – Emma Bonham

10.10-10.30:        Environmental predisposition factors to acute oak decline in England and Wales –Elena Vanguelova

10.30-10.50:        Modelling impacts of Phytophthora austrocedri on juniper – Flora Donald

10.50-11.20:        Coffee break

11.20-11.40:        Epidemiology of Phytophthora ramorum on larch and evidence for natural resistance - Heather Dun

11.40-12.00:        Incorporating pest and pathogen knowledge into impact models of forest ecosystem service delivery under climate change –Duncan Ray

12.00-12.20:        Pine Pitch Canker: identification, virulence and fungicide sensitivity – Martin Mullett

12.20-12.40:        Modelling the development of Emerald Ash Borer in Britain – Daegan Inward

12.40-13.00:        Update from the Tree Health Diagnostic and Advisory Service – Caroline Gorton

13.00-14.00:        Lunch break

14.00-14.20:        A comparison of detection methods for Phytophthora in Scotland – Debbie Frederickson-Matika

14.20-14.40:        Chalara dieback of ash:  investigations of fruiting fecundity and spore dispersal in Hymenoscyphus fraxineus – Steven Hendry

14.40-15.00:         Development of a RT-PCR protocol for the detection of Hymenoscyphus fraxineus on seeds - Sietse Van Der Linde

15.00-15.20:        Coffee break

15.20-15.40:        Development of an energy balance model to estimate stomatal conductance as an early indicator of plant stress - Juan Suárez

15.40-16.00:        Hunting for Phytophthora in British plant nurseries; what do we see? – Sarah Green

16.00-16.20:        Addressing Phyto-threats: is nursery accreditation feasible? – Mike Dunn




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