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Workshop "Direction of blast studies in Asia, Africa, and Japan"

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Third Medium-TermStable Food Production

2013-09-25

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) hold a Workshop "Direction of blast studies in Asia, Africa, and Japan" at international conference room, JIRCAS, Tsukuba Japan on 25 September, 2013 13:30-17:10.

Organized by

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences

Date
2013-09-25
Place

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
international conference room, Tsukuba Japan

Program
Date

25 September, 2013 13:30-17:10

Program

Chairman: Dr. Seiji Yanagihara (JIRCAS)

  • 13:30-13:40

Opening remarks JIRCAS president, Dr. Masa Iwanaga

  • 13:40-16:50

1. Temperate Rice Research Consortium (TRRC) 

    Dr. Kshirod Kumar Jena (IRRI)

2. Diversity of blast isolates and rice germplasm in West Africa

    Mr. Theophile Odjo (University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin)

3. Blast research network for stable rice production

    Dr. Yoshimichi Fukuta (JIRCAS)

4. An overview of research activities of host plant resistance to rice blast at IRRI

    Dr. Bo Zhou, Jonas Padilla, Berlaine Quime, Gui Xiao (IRRI)

5. Research project for blast resistance breeding using genomic information

    Dr. Hiroyuki Sato (NARO Kyushu Okinawa Agricultural Research Center, Japan)

6. Discussion