Update on Global Rust Reference Center: Overview and Challenges Ahead

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Aarhus University, Denmark

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Update on Global Rust Reference Center: Overview and Challenges Ahead

  1. 1. Update on Global Rust Reference Center: Overview and Challenges Ahead Mogens S. Hovmøller Aarhus University, Denmark International Wheat Stripe Rust Sympsium ICARDA, Aleppo, Syria, 18-20 April 2011 A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  2. 2. Update on Global Rust Reference Center: Overview and Challenges Ahead <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Present activities / results </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges & perspectives </li></ul>A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  3. 3. Increasing international concern about yellow rusts
  4. 4. Morocco April 27, 2009: Early senescence due to YR A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management
  5. 6. Frequency distribution of aggressive & high-temperature tolerant YR strains (2008) Hovmøller et al. 2008: Mol. Ecol. 17, 3818-3826 First detected 2000 First detected 2000 First detected 2002 A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  6. 7. <ul><li>A Reference Center for YR that can accept samples… </li></ul><ul><li>Year round </li></ul><ul><li>From any country (in principle) </li></ul><ul><li>Limited activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Race analyses </li></ul><ul><li>Assist in training </li></ul>
  7. 8. A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  8. 9. A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  9. 10. 2011: GRRC extended to stem rust (DRRW phase II) A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  10. 11. GRRC rust activities - Aarhus University, Denmark 1 USD= 5.4 DKK April 1st 2011: Aarhus University established a professorship with emphasis on further development of GRRC A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  11. 12. A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  12. 13. Table 1. Number of yellow rust samples submitted to GRRC in 2010 A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  13. 14. Table 2. Races detected by GRRC 2010 A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  14. 15. Table 3. Races detected at GRRC 2011 (samples submitted November-December 2010) A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  15. 16. <ul><li>GRRC perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as global hub for network of regional rust reference laboratories (methodology, protocols, common sets of DNA markers, differentials, analyses, exploit current strengths) </li></ul><ul><li>Undertake race analyses for areas with insufficient facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate R-gene postulation for rust resistance in wheat </li></ul><ul><li>Assist in training in wheat rust pathology </li></ul><ul><li>House a gold-mine of isolate ressources for research in pathogen genomics, evolution and dispersal pathways at global scales (diversity in both time and space) </li></ul><ul><li>Host ’wheat rust toolbox’ – database and web-based dissemination of results for disease surveillance and pathogen diversity </li></ul>A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  16. 17. Thanks for your attention A A R H U S U N I V E R S I T Y – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences – Dept. Integrated Pest Management (GRRC)
  17. 18. The European and Mediterranean Cereal Rusts Foundation http://www.crpmb.org/ <ul><li>RCF Macer </li></ul><ul><li>JG Manners </li></ul><ul><li>RW Stubbs </li></ul><ul><li>JC Zadoks </li></ul><ul><li>P Bartos </li></ul><ul><li>R Johnson </li></ul><ul><li>- and many others </li></ul>

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