Plant Pathology Seminar Schedule for Fall 2022

The Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology is pleased to present the Departmental Seminar series for the Fall 2022 semester. Seminars feature a series of speakers presenting topics on plant diseases, the pathogens that cause them and their management.

Seminars take place every Wednesday at 3:30 PM in Room A465 Life Science Annex and is open to the everyone who would like to attend. For more information, contact Dr. Tristan Watson, Click here to download a seminar schedule. 

Date Seminar Speaker Topic
August 31, 2022 Dr. Tristan Watson
Managing a new invasive nematode pest: the story of Meloidogyne enterolobii in Louisiana
September 7, 2022 Dr. David Moseley
LSU AgCenter - Dean Lee Research and Extension Center
Louisiana soybean production
September 14, 2022 Dr. Johan Desaeger
Univeristy of Florida - Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
Integrated Nematode Management: State-of-the-art and Visions for the Future
September 21, 2022 Dr. Shankar Gaire
Fine mapping of the narrow brown leaf spot disease resistance locus CRSP2.1 and candidate gene identification in rice
September 28, 2022 No seminar  
October 5, 2022 Dr. Washington da Silva
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
Nano-enabled technologies: prospective weapons to tackle destructive plant viruses
October 12, 2022 Dr. Gregg Pettis
LSU A&M - Department of Biological Sciences
October 19, 2022 Dr. José Úrbez-Torres
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Summerland Research and Development Centre
Management of fungal pathogens of grapevine
October 26, 2022 Jacob Searight
LSU AgCenter - PPCP
(Major Advisor - Dr. Jonathan Richards)
Advancements in host-parasite interactions: understanding interactions and outcomes in plant immunity networks
November 2, 2022 Dr. Scott Moore
Syngenta Crop Protection
New product development: a field scientist's perspective
November 9, 2022 Dr. Horacio Lopez-Nicora
Ohio State University - Department of Plant Pathology
Active soybean cyst nematode management in Ohio
November 16, 2022 Dr. Boyd Padgett
LSU AgCenter - PPCP
Developing disease management programs in selected row crops