Workshop: Breeding for Resistance to
Whitefly-transmitted Viruses

22-23 July 2009

 Royal Plaza Hotel in the Walt Disney World Resort
Orlando, Florida

Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn the keys to successful development of resistant cultivars!

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Daily Agenda

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

7:30am-8:00am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00am-8:10am

Welcome and Introduction

Whitefly-transmitted Viruses

8:10am-9:00am

Begomoviruses: Description and Current Taxonomy
- J. E. Polston

9:00am-10:00am

Tomato yellow leaf curl virus - M. Lapidot

10:00am-10:15am  

Break

10:15am-11:15am 

Criniviruses: Description and Current Taxonomy
- W. Wintermantel

Manipulating Whitefly-transmitted Viruses

11:15am-12:15pm

Methods of Inoculation - M. Lapidot

12:15pm-1:30pm      

Lunch Provided

1:30pm-3:30pm

Inoculation of Begomoviruses by Whiteflies - M. Lapidot

3:30pm-3:45pm

Break 

3:45pm-5:00pm

Detection and Manipulation of Begomoviruses 
- J. E. Polston


Thursday, July 23, 2009
 

7:30am-8:00am

Continental Breakfast

Manipulating Whitefly-transmitted Viruses Conít:

8:00am-9:00am

Inoculation of Criniviruses by Whiteflies
- W. Wintermantel

9:00am-10:00am 

Detection and Manipulation of Criniviruses 
- W. Wintermantel

10:00am-10:15am

Break

10:15am-12:30pm

Management of Whitefly-transmitted Viruses  - M. Lapidot

12:30pm-2:00 pm

Lunch Provided

Other Topics of Consideration in Developing Resistance

2:00pm-2:30pm

Update on Whiteflies and Whitefly Biotypes - M. Lapidot

2:30-3:00 pm

Interactions Between Whitefly-transmitted Viruses and Other Viruses - J. E. Polston

3:00pm-3:30pm    

 Break

Focus on TYLCV

3:30pm-5:30 pm

Breeding for Resistance to Whitefly-transmitted Viruses: TYLCV - M. Lapidot

5:30pm                    

Discussion Topic:  Ring Tests for Evaluating Breadth of Resistance To Begomoviruses

 

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