American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists


2017 Biennial Meeting  -  Program

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March 1 

Section B, Physiology, Genetics, and Plant Pests
Regency C

Session Leader:  Oliver Neher


1:15     Announcements 

1:20     Organization of a resistance gene cluster containing the rhizomania resistance locus (rz1/rz2) in sugar beet.
            Funk, Andy1 and Mitch Mcgrath2,  1 Michigan State University and 2USDA-ARS, 1066 Bogue Street, 494 PSSB, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.  

1:40     Identification and characterization of broad-spectrum sugar beet resistance to rhizomania, caused by Beet Necrotic Yellow Vein Virus.
            Richardson, Kelley L.*, Jeff Wasson, Linda Pakish, and Maria Meza, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, 1636 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905.   

2:00    Interaction of Beet necrotic yellow vein virus with Beet soil-borne virus in different host plants.
           Laufer, Marlene1 And Mark Varrelmann1*, 1Institute of Sugar Beet Research, Holtenser Landstrasse 77, 37079 Goettingen, Germany.  

2:20     CRK8 gene family expression is upregulated in Beet Curly Top resistant sugar beet line.
            Eujayl, Imad A.* and Carl A. Strausbaugh, USDA-ARS-Northwest Irrigation and Soils Research Laboratory, 3793 N. 3600 E. Kimberly, ID 83341.  

2:40     Differential accumulation and transmission of traditional and emergent Beet curly top virus strains from of the western United States.
           Wintermantel, W.M.1*, L.L. Hladky1, A.A. Cortez1, L.-F. Chen2, and R.L. Gilbertson2, 1USDA-ARS, 1636 East Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905 and 2University of California, 1 Shields Ave., Davis, CA 95616. 

3:00     Break and Posters 

5:00     Conclude