Visit Research Centre Flakkebjerg and GRRC

Visit Research Center Flakkebjerg and the Global Rust Reference Center

After the conference we invite you to visit experimental fields and research facilities at Aarhus University, Flakkebjerg, including the Global Rust Reference Center (GRRC).

14.00 Arrival at Flakkebjerg

Welcome to Flakkebjerg and refreshment

After a visit to cereal variety trials demonstrating huge differences in susceptibility to cereal powdery mildew, rust and leaf blotch diseases, the following research activities will be demonstrated:

Demonstration of activities (group will split in subgroups using; approximately ½ hour per site).

Global Rust Reference Center. Race phenotyping and genetic studies using Berberis vulgaris as sexual host Julian Rodriguez Algaba, Mehran Patpour and Annemarie Fejer Justesen
Inoculated yellow rust field nurseries Chris Khadgi Sørensen, Tine Thach, and Mogens Støvring Hovmøller
Fungicides efficacy trials in cereals Lise Nistrup Jørgensen

Refreshment and summary.

16.30 Departure