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Jun 2015


Renaissance Asheville Hotel, 31 Woodfin Street,
Asheville, North Carolina,
Tel: (828) 252-8211

11th International Rubus and Ribes Symposium






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Jun 21   
15:00 – 19:00 Registration Salon Foyer
15:00 – 19:00 Poster Set-up Salon BC
18:00 – 20:00 Welcome Reception Salon BC
    Dinner on your own  
    Room 823
20:00 – 23:00 Hospitality Room open
Jun 22   
7:00 – 18:30 Registration Salon Foyer
7:00 – 8:30 Poster Set up, Continental Breakfast Buffet Salon BC
8:30 – 9:15 Opening Ceremony

Gina Fernandez, David Monks, Jeff Chandler, Debby Wechsler and Bernadine Strik
9:15 – 10:30 Session 1 – Global Reach: Breeding and Physiology
Chad Finn
9:15 Oral 101 Breeding Southern US Blackberries, idea to industry
John Clark (Invited)
9:45 Oral 102 Black currant physiology in a changing climate
Anita Sønsteby (Invited)
10:15 Oral 103 A dedication: Hugh A. Daubeny (1931-2015): A wonderful small fruit legacy including a critical driver of the Rubus-Ribes Symposia
Chad Finn, Robert Martin, Tom Baumann, Bernadine Strik, Chaim Kempler, and Michael Dossett
10:00 – 11:00 Coffee Break – Visit Posters Salon BC
11:00 – 12:45 Session 2 – Deep Roots: Genetic Improvement
Adam Dale
11:00 Oral 104 The History of blackberry and raspberry Improvement in the Southern USA
James Ballington (Invited)
11:30 Oral 105 New developments in raspberry breeding in Scotland
Nikki Jennings, Julie Graham, and Lynne Ferguson
11:45 Oral 106 Heritability of primocane fruit-yield components in red raspberry
Moises Gonzalez
12:00 Oral 107 Directions in raspberry and blackberry breeding program conducted in NIWA Berry Breeding Ltd., Brzezna, Poland
Agnieszka Orzel, Magdalena Simlat, and Jan Danek
12:15 Oral 108 Phenotyping of cloudberry (Rubus chamaemorus)
Inger Martinussen, Adam Vivian-Smith, Anne Linn Hykkerud Steindal, Marieke Vervoort, Derek Stewart, and Eivind Uleberg
12:30 Oral 109 Phenotyping primocane fruiting traits in raspberry (Rubus idaeus)
Marina Gambardella, Elida Contreras, José Antonio Alcalde, and Davide Neri
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch at hotel Salon BC
14:00 – 15:00 Session 3 – Healthful Harvests: Bioactive & Fruit Quality
Penelope Perkins-Veazie
14:00 Oral 110 Recommending the mixed fruit salad: how Rubus and Ribes contribute to the berry health benefits portfolio
Mary Ann Lila (Invited)
14:30 Oral 111 Commercial attributes of fresh blackberries identified by sensory panels
Renee Threlfallm, Olivia Ms. Hines, and John Clark
14:45 Oral 112 New cultivars for quality production of primocane fruiting raspberries enriched in healthy compounds
Christoph Carlen, Zo-Norosoa Andrianjaka-Camps, Marie-Sophie Wittemann, and Andre Ançay
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break – Visit Posters Salon BC
15:30 – 16:30 Session 4 – Global Reach: Physiology and Production Systems
Marvin Pritts
15:30 Oral 113 Beating the heat: the challenges of growing and breeding raspberries in the Southern United States
Gina Fernandez
15:45 Oral 114 Organic high tunnel production of raspberries in a humid region
Eric J. Hanson, Tobias Marks, and Rufus Isaacs
16:15 Oral 116 Growing blackberries in a cold climate using high tunnels
Marvin Pritts
16:30 – 18:30 Poster Session Salon BC
16:30 – 17:30 Posters Session A Posters 1-45
17:30 – 18:30 Posters Session B Posters 46-93
18:30   Dinner on own  
18:30 – 19:30 Graduate Student Networking: Meet in the Hospitality Room (Room 823). The group can grab some free food and beverages and then proceed to dinner together at a location of their choice in Asheville. Room 823
20:00 – 23:00 Hospitality Room Open Room 823
Jun 23   
7:00 – 12:00 Registration Salon Foyer
7:00 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast Buffet Salon BC
8:30 – 10:00 Session 5- Global Reach: Pests and Diseases
Hannah Burrack
8:30 Oral 117 Cultivated Ribes: a risk to White Pines?
Steven McKay (Invited)
8:45 Oral 118 Weed control increases growth and cumulative yield of machine-harvested organic trailing blackberry
Emily Dixon and Bernadine C. Strik
9:00 Oral 119 Drosophila suzukii infestation in ripe and ripening caneberries
Katharine Swoboda-Bhattarai and Hannah Burrack
9:15 Oral 120 Assessment of algicides, disinfectants and fungicides for control of orange cane blotch caused by the alga Cephaleuros virescens
Phil Brannen,
Eddie Beasley, Justin Shealey, Jeremy Taylor, Frances Browne, and Leigh Ann Fall
9:30 Oral 121 Fungicide resistance in Botrytis cinerea; a challenge for conventional small fruit production
Meng-Jun Hu and Guido Schnabel
9:45 Oral 122 Management of arthropods on blackberries and raspberries in Arkansas USA
Donn T. Johnson, Elena Garcia, Curt Rom, Luke Freeman, Soo-Hoon Kim, and Barbara Lewis
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break – Visit Posters Salon BC
10:30 – 12:00 Session 6 – Global Reach: Physiology and Production Systems
Brankica Tanovic
10:30 Oral 123 Effect of cold storage on growth, yield and carbohydrate reserves of two raspberry cultivars
Pedro Brás Oliveira (Invited), Emanuel Sousa, Carmo Serrano, and Cristina Oliveira
11:00 Oral 124 Cropping potential in raspberry long cane plants as affected by tunnel growing conditions, number of canes, and the duration of storage
Pauliina Palonen, Saila Karhu, and Minna Pohjola
11:15 Oral 125 Influence of varying plastic films on plant and fruit performance of primocane Raspberry cv. Erika
Erika Krüger, Anne Zaar, and Helmut Dietrich
11:30 Oral 126 Management of primocane fruiting blackberries for extended harvest in a mild winter climate
Mark Gaskell and Oleg Daugovish
11:45 Oral 127 Susceptibility of blackberry flower parts to subfreezing temperatures
Fumi Takeda
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch on bus. Meet for buses in hotel lobby Hotel Lobby
13:00 – 18:30 Local Tour  Off Property
    Dinner on your own  
20:00 – 23:00 Hospitality Room open Room 823
Jun 24   
7:00 – 17:00 Registration Salon Foyer
7:30 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast Buffet Salon BC
8:00 – 10:00 Session 7 – Local Roots and Global Reach: Intellectual Property, Breeding and Genetics
John Clark
8:00 Oral 128 The importance of protection of new varieties with an intellectual property right
Susan Williams
8:30 Oral 129 Pacific northwest blackberries; a long history and a bright future
Chad E. Finn and Bernadine Strik
8:45 Oral 130 Cross-pollination increases the number of drupelets in the fruits of red raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.)
Edward Zurawicz
9:00 Oral 131 Resources available for Rubus research through the genome database for Rosaceae
Lisa DeVetter, Dorrie Maine, Sook Junk, Chun-Huai Cheng, Taein Lee, Anna Blenda, Sushan Ru, Ping Zheng, Jing Yu, Stephen Ficklin, Kate Evans, Cameron Peace, Nnadozie Oraguzie, Ksenija Gasic, and Mercy Olmstead
9:15 Oral 132 Fruit high throughput phenotyping: tools for detecting plant stress in raspberry
Ankush Prashar, Avril Britten, Julie Graham, Alison Karley, Kenneth Loades, Jane Yildiz, and Hamlyn Jones
9:30 Oral 133 Comparative RNA-seq for the investigation of tolerance to verticillium wilt in black raspberry
Jill Bushakra, Nahla Bassil, Jerry Weiland, Chad Finn, Kelly Vining, Sergei Filichken, Douglas Bryant, Todd Mockler, and Michael Dossett
9:45 Oral 134 SSR marker information mining in blackberry based on transcriptome sequencing
Wei-Lin Li, Chunhong Zhang, Haiyan Yang, Wenlong Wu, and Lianfei Lv
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break – Visit Posters Salon BC
10:30 – 11:30 Session 7- Local Roots and Global Reach: Intellectual Property, Breeding and Genetics continued
James Ballington
10:30 Oral 135 Raspberry breeding at Washington State University
Patrick Moore
10:45 Oral 136 Breeding raspberries for aphid resistance in British Columbia: progress and challenges
Michael Dossett and Chaim Kempler
11:00 Oral 137 Rubus species ploidy assessment
Kim Hummer, Nahla Bassil, and Larry Alice
11:15 Oral 138 Plant regeneration of `Amethyst´ purple raspberry (Rubus occidentalis × R. idaeus `Amethyst´) from in vitro leaf tissues
Wenhao Dai, Ryan A. Lenz, and Victoria A. Magnusson
11:30 – 12:15 Session 8 – Global Reach: Storage Life and Bioactive Compounds
Ramón Molina-Bravo
11:30 Oral 139 Evaluation of a new type of firm and reduced reversion blackberry: crispy genotypes
Alejandra Salgado and John R. Clark
11:45 Oral 140 Isolation and lyophilisation of anthocyanins from fruits of blackcurrant
Ruslan Mariychuk, Adriana Eliasova, Janka Porubska, Vladimir Simko, Janka Poracova, Vincent Sedlak, Marta Mydlarova Blascakova, and Daniela Grulova
12:00 Oral 141 Influence of evolution of off-flavors and quality for raspberry Cv. Grandeur® storage with a modified atmosphere packaging in the supply chain management
Rossella Briano, Nicole Roberta Giuggioli, Claudio Baudino, and Cristiana Peano
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch at hotel Salon BC
13:30 – 14:00 ISHS Rubus and Ribes Working Group Business Meeting Windsor
14:00 – 15:00 Session 9 – Local Roots: Plant Nutrition and Yield
Moderator: Pilar Bañados
14:00 Oral 142 Leaf nutrient concentration in blackberry recommended standards and sampling time should differ among blackberry types
Bernadine C. Strik and Amanda Vance
14:30 Oral 143 A Comparison between fertigation and granular fertilizer applications on yield and leaf nitrogen in red raspberry
David Bryla
14:45 Oral 144 Estimation of yield in raspberry fields in Ontario
Adam Dale and Pam Fisher
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break – Visit Posters Salon BC
15:30 – 17:00 Session 10 – Healthful Harvests: Diseases
Moderator: Phil Brannen
15:30 Oral 145 An integrating badnavirus infects blackberry
Ioannis Tzanetakis, Muhammad Shahid, Nina Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic, and Sead Sabanadzovic
15:45 Oral 146 Rubus stunt: a phytoplasma disease in Rubus species
Holger Linck, Erika Krüger, and Annette Reineke
16:00 Oral 147 Controlling powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca mors-uvae) of gooseberry (Ribes uva-crispa) with potassium bicarbonate
Marcel Wenneker
16:15 Oral 148 Trichoderma spp. as biological control agents for gray mold in tropical highland blackberries (Rubus adenotrichos) measured by qPCR fruit assays
Ramón Molina-Bravo, Irena Hilje-Rodríguez, German Rivera-Coto, Emma Taylor-De La O, Angélica Marín-Chacón, and Federico Albertazzi-Castro
16:30 Oral 149 Mapping a potential resistance gene for Raspberry Bushy Dwarf Virus in raspberry cultivars
Joseph Stephens, Emily Buck, and Jibran Tahir
16:45 Oral 150 Characterization of Human Norovirus binding to fresh berries (raspberries and strawberries)
Jonathan Baugher and Lee-Ann Jaykus
18:30 – 21:30 pm Closing Banquet Salon BC

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