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Monday, July 27th

Monday, July 27th, 10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Cottonwood A/Snowbird Center
Session 18: Contributed Papers: MSA Ecology/Pathology I
Presiding: Michelle Hersh, Duke University
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18001July 27th 10:15 amCottonwood A/Snowbird CenterAssembling the fungal community: dominant ecological process is conditional on forest ecosystem type
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Oral PaperEdwards, Ivan; Zak, Donald.phylogenetic community analysis
saprophytic fungi
ectomycorrhizal fungi
18002July 27th 10:30 amCottonwood A/Snowbird CenterChanges in community composition of ectomycorrhizal fungi associated with Alnus tenuifolia in response to changing plant N:P balance
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Oral PaperMcFarland, Jack M.; Taylor, Lee; Ruess, Roger; Olson, Karl; Knut, Kielland.alder
Ectomycorrhizae
nitrogen fixation
phosphorus
N:P
boreal forest
18003July 27th 10:45 amCottonwood A/Snowbird CenterEffect of brush mastication and prescribed fire on mycorrhizas and hypogeous fungi in mixed hardwood chaparral
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Oral PaperSouthworth, Darlene; Frank, Jonathan; Donohue, Jessica; Gibson, Jennifer.brush mastication
prescribed burn
fire
ectomycorrhizas
hypogeous fungi
18004July 27th 11:00 amCottonwood A/Snowbird CenterFeast, famine and finding a niche – how seasonal carbon allocation and fungal life history strategies affect biomass and community composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi.
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Oral PaperLekberg, Ylva; Olsson, Pâl Axel; Kjoller, Rasmus; Michelsen, Anders; Rosendahl, Søren.arbuscular mycorrhiza
Carbon allocation
Signature lipid analyses
Community composition
Undisturbed grassland
18005July 27th 11:15 amCottonwood A/Snowbird CenterFungal communities shift with changes in land use and edaphic properties
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Oral PaperJackson, Jason A.; Richter, Daniel D; Vilgalys, Rytas.soil
Diversity
land use change
molecular identification
molecular phylogenetics
18006July 27th 11:30 amCottonwood A/Snowbird CenterSpores indoors: a pyrosequencing look at what fungi the cat dragged in
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Oral PaperAmend, Anthony S; Seifert, Keith A.; Samson, Robert A.; Bruns , Thomas.microbial biogepgraphy
indoor fungi
pyrosequencing
bioinformatics

Tuesday, July 28th

Tuesday, July 28th, 8:30 am to 9:45 am · Cottonwood B/Snowbird Center
Session 38: Contributed Papers: MSA - Ecology/Pathology - Students I
Presiding: Gregory Bonito, Duke University
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38001July 28th 8:30 amCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterMycorrhizal specialization and its role in the evolution of myco-heterotrophy
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Oral PaperHynson, Nicole; Bruns , Thomas.myco-heterotrophy
specialization
Pyrola
Pyroleae
Ericaceae
Mycorrhizae
38002July 28th 8:45 amCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterInvestigation of the metabolic control over phenylacetic acid production by Rhizoctonia solani AG-3, and the physiological responses of a plant host
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Oral PaperBartz, Faith; Danehower, David; Taylor, Nick; Cubeta, Marc.plant growth regulator
tomato
Pathogenic fungi
Carbon metabolism
38003July 28th 9:00 amCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterLinking small scale soil chemical variability to fungal niche preference
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Oral PaperRosenstock, Nicholas P.; Bruns , Thomas; Rosling, Anna.Ectomycorrhizae
fungal communities
soil chemistry
38004July 28th 9:15 amCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterSite-specific tree productivity and ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity of western hemlock on northern Vancouver Island, Canada
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Oral PaperLim, SeaRa; Berbee, Mary L..Species Richness
species abundance
Multivariate analysis
stand age
tree species composition
Ectomycorrhizae
phylogenetic identification
plant productivity
38005July 28th 9:30 amCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterPlant genetics alter ectomycorrhizal community composition, which feeds back to influence plant performance
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Oral PaperSthultz, Christopher ; Whitham, Thomas; Gehring, Catherine A..
Tuesday, July 28th, 10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Cottonwood B/Snowbird Center
Session 44: Contributed Papers: MSA - Ecology/Pathology - Students II
Presiding: Luis C. Mejia, Rutgers University
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44001July 28th 10:15 amCottonwood B/Snowbird Center95% of Spores Fall Within 45 cm of the cap: A field and modeling based study
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Oral PaperGalante, T.E.; Horton, Thomas R.; Swaney, D.P..Spore dispersal
modeling
primary succession
44002July 28th 10:30 amCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterDifferences in the fungal endophytic community of Hevea brasiliensis under different forest managements
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Oral PaperGazis, Romina; Chaverri, Priscila.endophytes
Amazon Rainforest
Rubber
Trichoderma
44003July 28th 10:45 amCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterFungal symbionts of tree seedlings and the Janzen-Connell hypothesis
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Oral PaperHersh, Michelle; Vilgalys, Rytas; Clark, James S..Symbiosis
community ecology
disease ecology
forest ecology
plant-fungus interactions
opportunistic pathogens
44004July 28th 11:00 amCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterAssessing the impact of transgenic endochitinase white spruce on mycorrhizal fungi
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Oral PaperStefani, Franck O.P.; Tanguay, Philippe; Piché, Yves.ectendomycorrhizae
transgenic
QPCR
Wilcoxina
spruce
44005July 28th 11:15 amCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterDiversity in Colletotrichum gloeosporioides populations causing mango anthracnose exhibit unique host specialization
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Oral PaperTarnowski, Tara L.; Ploetz, Randy C..Glomerella cingulata
Mangifera indica
anthracnose
44006July 28th 11:30 amCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterSurveys of endophytic fungi from lowland tropical ferns reveal diverse communities of relatively recently derived fungal groups
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Oral PaperDel Olmo-Ruiz, Mariana; Santos-Rodríguez, J. Fabiola; Arnold, A.E..Fungal endophytes
ferns
La Selva, Costa Rica
44007July 28th 11:45 amCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterEndophyte hybrid status alters host response to moisture and nutrient treatments
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Oral PaperHamilton, C.E.; Dowling, T.E.; Faeth, S.H..Endophyte
Neotyphodium
survival
Symbiosis
Tuesday, July 28th, 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · Cottonwood B/Snowbird Center
Session 52: Contributed Papers: MSA - Ecology/Pathology II
Presiding: Ning Zhang, Rutgers University
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52001July 28th 1:30 pmCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterCo-existing ericaceous plant species in a subarctic heath community share fungal root endophytes
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Oral PaperKjoller, Rasmus; Olsrud, Maria; Michelsen, Anders.ericoid mycorrhiza
52002July 28th 1:45 pmCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterEctomycorrhizal fungal community composition and preference for three 15N-substrates along a short nitrogen deposition gradient
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Oral PaperKjoller, Rasmus; Clemmensen, Karina; Michelsen, Anders; Nilsson, Lars-Ola.ectomycorrhizal fungi
Nitrogen
15N
Picea abies
52003July 28th 2:00 pmCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterFungal endophytes as coprophiles?
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Oral PaperHerrera, Jose; Khidir, Hana; Porras-Alfaro, Andrea.root-associated fungi
coprophilous fungi
endophytes
Bouteloua gracilis
52004July 28th 2:15 pmCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterIt’s a matter of time and location: above- and below-ground responses by ectomycorrhizal fungi to elevated CO2 and O3 across four years
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Oral PaperAndrew, Carrie J; Lilleskov, Erik A.
52005July 28th 2:30 pmCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterMolecular phylogenetic biodiversity assessment of arctic and boreal ectomycorrhizal Lactarius Pers. (Russulales; Basidiomycota) in Alaska, based on soil and sporocarp DNA
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Oral PaperGeml, József; Laursen, Gary A.; Timling, Ina; McFarland, Jack M.; Booth, Michael G.; Lennon, Niall; Nusbaum, H. Chad; Taylor, D. Lee.Alaska
metagenomics
nrDNA ITS
evolutionary ecology
Arctic
boreal forest
52006July 28th 2:45 pmCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterPhyllosphere fungal communities differ among the urban and non-urban environments – analysis across a growing season
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Oral PaperJumpponen, Ari; Jones, Ken; Blair, John.Biodiversity
foliar fungi
fungal communities
seasonal dynamics
urbanization
Tuesday, July 28th, 3:45 pm to 5:00 pm · Cottonwood B/Snowbird Center
Session 54: Contributed Papers: MSA - Ecology/Pathology III
Presiding: Tara L. Tarnowski, University of Florida
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54001July 28th 3:45 pmCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterA new Geomyces species Associated with Bat White Nose Syndrome
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Oral PaperGargas, Andrea; Trest, Marie T.; Christensen, Martha; Blehert, David S..Bat White Nose Syndrome
Geomyces
54002July 28th 4:00 pmCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterFungal community composition and function are directly influenced by altered timing of precipitation
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Oral PaperRocca, Jennifer D.; Hawkes, Christine V..climate change
saprophytic fungi
mycorrhizal fungi
fungal communities
California grassland
54003July 28th 4:15 pmCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterHow quickly do soil fungi breathe? Estimating respiration of soil fungi in situ and in the lab
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Oral PaperLilleskov, Erik A; van Diepen, Linda T A; Andrew, Carrie J.respiration
carbon cycle
ecosystem modeling
sporocarps
Mycelium
54004July 28th 4:30 pmCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterPredicting Carryover Seed Bank Density for Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum)
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Oral PaperMeyer, Susan E.; Allen, Phil S.; Beckstead, Julie.Seed pathogen
seed bank 
Pyrenophora semeniperda
Bromus tectorum
seed persistence
54005July 28th 4:45 pmCottonwood B/Snowbird CenterNative fungal pathogens may facilitate persistence of Douglas fir in late-seral Abies concolor/Pseudotsuga menziesii forests of Northern California
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Oral PaperHawkins, Ashley; Henkel, Terry W..Armillaria
forest succession
Inonotus
butt rot
selective mortality
Tuesday, July 28th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Event Tent/Cliff Lodge
Session P2: Contributed Posters: MSA - Ecology/Pathology - Posters
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P2EP002July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeAquatic gilled mushrooms in the Rogue River in Oregon: a new species of Psathyrella
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyFrank, Jonathan; Coffan, Robert; Southworth, Darlene.aquatic fungi
ballistospores
Psathyrellaceae
psychrophilic fungi
stream fungi
P2EP004July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeTiming of tick pathogen presence in the environment
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyTuininga, Amy; Morath, Shannon; Greengarten, Pamela; Daniels, Thomas; Norelus, Herby; Falco, Richard.entomopathogen
mitosporic
tick
Lyme
Environment
temperature
relative humidity
virulence
P2EP006July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeInfluence of severe fire on planted and natural whitebark pine seedlings in the Greater Yellowstone Area: Ecology and management implications
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyTrusty, Paul E; Cripps, Cathy L.Ectomycorrhizae
fire
Pinus albicaulis
P2EP008July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgePatterns of frequency, abundance and density of Rhizophlyctis rosea populations from cropping soils in Australia
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyMarano, Agostina V; Gleason, Frank H.chytrids
Distribution
Rhizophlyctidales
soil
temperature
P2EP010July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeA greenhouse method for raising cotton susceptible to Aspergillus flavus infection.
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyKlich, Maren.aflatoxin
P2EP012July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeThe diversity of Zoosporic Fungi and Straminipila associated with the decomposition of Pouteria salicifolia and Ligustrum lucidum leaves in an Argentinean stream
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyMarano, Agostina V; Barrera, Marcelo D; Steciow, Mónica M; Gleason, Frank H.decomposition
ecology
leaves
stramenopiles
zoosporic fungi
P2EP014July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeWhat percent sequence divergence for the ribosomal ITS gene can be considered conspecific for agaric fungi from a restricted geographical region?
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyHughes, Karen W.; Petersen, Ron.Fungi
species circumscription
heterozygosity
P2EP016July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeGenetic diversity of Labyrinthula terrestris, a newly emergent plant disease correlated with increased soil salinity, and newly discovered Labyrinthulid organisms
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyDouhan, Greg W.; Olsen, Mary W.; Herrell, Amanda; Wong, Frank; Entwistle, Kate.
P2EP018July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeArbuscular mycorrhizal colonization of St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) on adjacent serpentine and granite outcrops
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyDavoodian, Naveed; Rajakaruna, Nishanta.arbuscular mycorrhizae
serpentine soil
ultramafic ecology
edaphic factor
Hypericum perforatum
P2EP020July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff Lodge
Canceled
Ecological dynamics of two communities of lignicolous myxomycetes in Costa Rica
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyRojas, Carlos; Stephenson, Steven L..community structure
slimemolds
Neotropics
Niche breadth
P2EP022July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeInvestigating red yeast diversity from phyto- and mycospheres in Louisiana
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyPadamsee, Mahajabeen; Pilcher, W.R.; Aime, M.C..
P2EP024July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeHost identity is a major driver of community of ectomycorrhizal fungi in the genus Alnus
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyRochet, Juliette; Moreau, Pierre-Arthur; Jargeat, Patricia; Gryta, Hervé; Chassagne, François; Gardes, Monique.Alnus spp
ectomycorrhizal fungi
host specificity
community structure
P2EP026July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeA molecular and phylogenetic analysis of the structure and specificity of Alnus rubra ectomycorrhizal assemblages
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyHill, Lee T.; Kennedy, Peter.Alnus rubra
Ectomycorrhizae
host age
geographic location
Oregon
P2EP028July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeFungal communities in microbial mats in Adriatic Sečovlje salterns (Slovenia)
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyTkavc, Rok; Zalar, Polona; Cantrell, Sharon A.; Gunde-Cimerman, Nina.Sečovlje
microbial mats
Fungi
Cultivation
molecular approach
P2EP030July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeAre fungi able to degrade complex carbohydrates in hypersaline microbial mats?
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologySoler, Manuel; Cantrell, Sharon A..microbial mats
xanthan gum
hypersaline environments
P2EP032July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff Lodge
Canceled
Combining Molecular Techniques and Stable Isotopes to Determine the Ecological Role of Boletaceae Sporocarps in a Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyHasselquist, Niles; Douhan, Greg W.; Allen, Mike.Xerocomus
Ectomycorrhizae
Yucatan Peninsula
13C
15N
P2EP034July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeThe Immune Battlefield: An educational overview of the human immune defenses against mycoses
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyRatekin, Angela; Taylor, Bernadette; Volk, Thomas.immunology
Candida
neutropenia
education
opportunistic pathogens
medical mycology
P2EP036July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeDiversity and ecology of saprotrophic fungal communities in California grasslands and forest ecosystems
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyKerekes, Jennifer ; Bruns , Thomas.saprotrophs
fungal communities
P2EP038July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeMold Spores From Christmas Tree
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyDubey, Tara; Lee, Siew Yee.
P2EP040July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeGenetic variation among Saprolegnia ferax isolates infecting egg masses of the salamander Ambystoma texanum
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyDolan, Thomas E.; Dolan, Rebecca W.; Frasca, Joey.Saprolegnia ferax
Ambystoma texanum
Genetic variation
P2EP042July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeAccountability of fungal molecular signatures from microbial mats in TRFLP profiles
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyAcevedo, Manuel; Cantrell, Sharon A.; Perez-Jimenez, Jose R..Puerto Rico
microbial mats
Fungi
tropical
hypersaline environments
P2EP044July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeDegradation of exopolymeric substances by the microbial communities from hypersaline microbial mats
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyDuval, Lisabeth; Cantrell, Sharon A..exopolymeric substances
microbial mats
hypersaline environments
P2EP046July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeUsing DGGE To Assess Phylotype Diversity Of Organisms On Amphibian Embryos
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyAult, Kori K.; Wagner, R. Steven; Pinkart, Holly C.; Johnson, James E..DGGE
Saprolegniasis
Saprolegnia
P2EP048July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeMitosporic fungi isolated from seagrasses in the northern Gulf Coast of the United States
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyMata, Juan L.; Cebrian, Just; Paradis, Linda; Campbell, Jinx.ascomycetes
anamorphic
culture
P2EP050July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeMolecular detection of dogwood anthracnose fungus
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyZhang, Ning.dogwood anthracnose
early detection
real-time pcr
Cornus
P2EP052July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeDiscomycetes richness from a cloud forests in Venezuela
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyMardones, M; Iturriaga, T.Species Richness
Discomycete
P2EP054July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeYakima WATERS: Students Investigating a Pathogenic Water Mold
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyBrady, Susan; Arlt, John; Carolan, Lana; Quitadamo, Ian; Johnson, James E..education
K-12
Saprolegnia
Amphibian decline
P2EP056July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeWidespread distribution of Phytophthora alni ssp. uniformis in Alaska
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyAdams, Gerard; Catal, Mursel; Trummer, Lori.Invasive Species
Alder Phytophthora
P2EP058July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeCulture methods for growth and sporulation of Pseudocercospora dendrobii, P. odontoglossi, and a Pseudocercospora isolate from Bulbophyllum orchids
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyCating, R. A. ; Palmateer, A. J.; Hoy, M. A..orchids
Pseudocercospora
P2EP060July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeMycoflora of Dried Edible Beans, Phaseolus vulgaris, From the Northern Plains of the United States and its Potential For Ochratoxigenesis
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Poster: MSA - Ecology/PathologyPeterson, Stephen.Phaseolus vulgaris
Eurotium
ochratoxin-A

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