2017 SARDI Waite seminar series

Where: Auditorium, Plant Research Centre.
When: 11 am - 12 noon (Thursday unless otherwise indicated).

Open invitation to all staff and students.
10.45 am morning tea (tea and coffee supplied).

Date

Presentation title and speaker

Chairperson

16 March

Breakfast anyone - pulses, wheat and oats?

  • Marker development for herbicide tolerance traits in pulses - Simon Michelmore (15 min)
  • Developing salt tolerant bread wheat for southern Australia - Yusuf Genc (15 min)
  • Fine mapping of cereal cyst nematode in Oat - John Harris (15 min)
  • Late Maturity Alpha amylase (LMA) in wheat - Judy Cheong (15 mins)

Tim Sutton

28 March
(Tuesday)

Black spot of table grapes: etiological and epidemiological studies in Brazil and Australia.

  • Ricardo Feliciano dos Santos (visiting PhD student)

Mark Sosnowski

20 April

Food Tech Case Study - mystery divulged!

  • Tom Madigan (10 min)
  • Nathan Freeman (10 min)
  • Andrew Maronich (10 min)
  • Christina Belpario (15 min)

Tom Madigan

18 May

We can Predict!

  • Use smartphone to measure water stress level in grapevine - Mickey Wang (15 min)
  • Fungal nematode interactions and human parasitic nematodes - Tara Garrard (15 minutes)
  • Predicta Pt and Vegetable DNA - Mike Rettke (15 min)

Daniele Giblot-Ducray

15 June

Regional Agronomists - who are they for SARDI/GRDC?

  • Lower EP - Blake Gontar (10mins)
  • Upper EP - Mariano Cossani (10min)
  • Mid North/Yorke Peninsula - Navneet Aggarwal (10 mins)
  • Waite - TBC (10 mins)

Charlton Jeisman

20 July

Regional Agronomists and white grain an interesting mix.

  • Mallee - Brian Dzoma (10mins)
  • South East - Amanda Pearce (10 mins)
  • White grain and OS trip through GRDC - Marg Evans and Melissa McCallum (30 min)

Andrew Ware

17 August

Diagnostics and other project applications.

  • Diagnostic Centre- Test Development - Daniele Giblot-Ducray (20 min)
  • E. coli monitoring and slaughter - Jessica Tan (15 min)
  • Bacteriophage for risk management in shellfish growing - Kate Hodgson (15 min)

Alison Turnbull

21 September

Snails, moths and sterility!

  • What triggers snail activity? - Helen Degraaf (15 mins)
  • Diamondback moth PhD project findings - Kym Perry (15 mins)
  • Fruit fly fitness for Sterile Insect Technique - Rene Hurni (15 mins)

Greg Baker

19 October

Applying models to agricultural management

  • Modelling phenology of almonds and grapes - Dane Thomas (15 min)
  • Using detailed climate change projections in agricultural models - Bronya Cooper (15 min)
  • Evaluating water and salinity risks to irrigated viticulture - Vinod Phogat (15 min)

Tim Pitt

16 November

Grapevines - what really goes on!

  • Managing the impacts of climate change rainfall decline on vine balance, grape and wine composition and root growth - Marcos Bonada (15 mins)
  • Grapevine powdery mildew: fungicide resistance - Suzanne McKay (15 min)
  • Angular leaf scorch of grapevine; biosecurity implications - Matt Ayres (15 min)

Rohan Kimber

7 December

Aphids and fruit fly - revised and rejuvenated?

  • Russian wheat aphid update - Marteen Van Helden (15 min)
  • New Fruit fly diagnostic methods - Lakshmi Nacey (15 min)
  • Fruit fly: sorting the boys from the girls - Isobel Chen (15 min)

Kym Perry

Download the 2017 Waite seminar series program (PDF 362.1 KB).

Contact us

Sue Pederick
SARDI Sustainable Systems
Plant Health and Biosecurity
Waite Plant Research Centre
Email: sue.pederick@sa.gov.au

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