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Plenary Speakers

Monday February 18

John Harvey, GRDC Australia
Australian Grains Industry  & GRDC

Jerry Green, DuPont USA
State of herbicides and herbicide traits at the start of 2013
Ford Baldwin, Practical Weed Consultants USA
What a difference 10 years can make!

*Philip Westra, Colorado State University USA
Regional, whole-plant and molecular response of Kochia to glyphosate

Phillip Stahlman, Kansas State University USA
Distribution and management of glyphosate-resistant Kochia scoparia L. Schrad in the central Great Plains of the United States
Patrick Tranel, University of Illinois USA
Update on herbicide resistance in Amaranthus tuberculatus

Michael Owen, Iowa State University USA
The Benchmark Study - a field scale project demonstrating the sustainability of glyphosate-based crop production

David Shaw, Mississippi State University USA
A US National Summit on strategies to manage herbicide-resistant weeds
Adam Jalaludin, AHRI Australia
Evolution in action: a double amino acid substitution in the EPSPS gene endows high-level glyphosate resistance
Bernd Laber, Bayer CropScience Germany
Evolution of glufosinate resistance

Tuesday February 19

Tim Hawkes, Syngenta USA
Evolution of resistance to paraquat

Patrick Tranel, University of Illinois USA
The old and the new: resistances to PSII- and HPPD-inhibiting herbicides

**Terry Wright, Dow AgroScience USA
Auxinix herbicide resistance

*Craig White, Bayer CropScience Australia
Pyrasulfotole provides a highly effective alternative mode of action to control broadleaf weeds and help cereal growers manage resistance to older chemistry

Mithila Jugulam, Kansas State University USA
Investigation of inheritance and introgression of phenoxy resistance in Raphanus raphanistrum

*Mark Peterson, Dow AgroSciences USA
Weed resistance management for the EnlistTM Weed Control System

Qin Yu, AHRI Australia
Resistance to AHAS inhibitor herbicides: the current understanding 

*Shiv Shankhar (Deepak) Kaundun, Sygenta UK
Evolution of resistance to acetly CoA carboxylase-inhibiting herbicides

Harry Strek, Bayer CropScience Germany
Status and development of ACCase and ALS inhibitor-resistant Alopecurus myosuroides Huds. in local landscapes in Germany

Rupinder Kaur Saini, University of Adelaide Australia
Resistance in Lolium rigidum to clethodim and its management 

Hugh Beckie, Agriculture and AgriFood Canada
Glyphosate- and acetolactate synthase inhibitor-resistant Kochia scoparia in western Canada
Andreu Taberner, University of Lleida Spain
Determination of resistance to sulfonylurea herbicides in European dicotyledonous weeds 
Jenna Malone, University of Adelaide Australia 
New cases of herbicide resistance in Australia

Roberto Busi, AHRI Australia
Evolution of resistance to herbicides distrupting mitosis and VLCFA synthesis

Wednesday February 20

Frank Dayan, USDA Oxford USA
Evolution of resistance to protox- and phytoene desaturase-inhibiting herbicides
Christophe Delye, INRA France
Non-target-site-based resistance to herbicides: what do we know, and how can we know more?

Paul Neve, University of Warwick UK
The rate debate: do low or reduced rates exacerbate evolution of resistance

Martin Vila-Aiub, IFEVA Argentina
The evolutionart ecology of resistance to herbicides: insights into the role of plant fitness
David Thornby, DAFFQ Australia and Michael Renton, UWA Australia
Modelling as an integration tool for helping to understand, predict and manage herbicide resistance
Myrtille Lacoste, AHRI Australia
RIM: a decision support system for evaluating the impact of weed control strategies and herbicide resistance on long-term cropping profitability

Thursday February 21

*Jason Norsworthy, University of Arkansas USA
Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palermi) in southern USA row-crop production: impact and current management strategies
Michael Walsh, AHRI Australia
Herbicide resistance management in cereal cropping systems
Neil Harker, Agriculture and AgriFood Canada
Weed control systems in HR canola - a resistance reprieve?
Todd Gaines, Bayer CropScience Germany 
Rapporteur: Biochemical and molecular basis of resistance
Hugh Beckie, Agriculture and AgriFood Canada
Rapporteur: Resistance management
Dale Shaner, USDA USA
The future: what we have missed in this conference and what is needed for the future

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Friday February 22

Option one: Field Trip to York

Conference committee member and AHRI Senior Agronomist, Michael Walsh is leading the field tour to York - about 2 hours from Fremantle and the closest grain growing region. Here we will have the opportunity to inspect large-scale farm equipment and view harvest weed seed control techniques being used in a crop. This program will include presentations from some of WA's most innovative farmers on harvest weed seed control strategies.

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Option two: Special Topics Satellite Meetings

Meetings on special topics on Friday 22nd February. These meetings are for further discussion of sessions during the four day conference and/or other issues on herbicide resistance deserving of further attention.

2013 WA Agribusiness Crop Updates

The 2013 Agribusiness Crop Updates, hosted by GRDC and DAFWA will be held from February 25th - 26th, 2013 at CROWN PERTH (formerly known as Burswood Entertainment Complex)

The two day Agribusiness Crop Updates will showcase a wide range of speakers presenting on the latest research, technology and management issues influencing the WA grains industry. 

For further information please visit the website


Poster Schedule

The poster exhibit will be located adjacent to the Grand Ballroom Conference venue. All posters must be in position by 5.00pm on Sunday, 17 February.

The posters subjects have been split into four themes, and each day will focus on a different theme:

  • Monday: Glyphosate, glufosinate
  • Tuesday: ALS and ACCase
  • Wednesday: Non-target-site resistance/fitness/auxins
  • Thursday: Resistance management

Those delegates presenting posters on the day’s theme are asked to be at their poster for discussion during the morning and afternoon tea/coffee breaks of that day. All posters are available for viewing throughout the entire conference. 

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