ICN 2021

25 to 30 April 2021, Conference Centre of Antibes Juan-les-Pins, France

Bandeau - ICN 2021

Thursday 29 April 2021

Plenary Sessions
08:30-09:00

AuditoriumPlenary 6


09:00-09:30

AuditoriumPlenary 7


09:30-10:00

AuditoriumPlenary 8

10:00-10:30

Coffee break - Visit of exhibition

Parallel Sessions
10:30-12:30

AuditoriumOral session 21

Nematode-plant interactions

Chairs: Shahid Siddique and Heng Jian

Oral presentations

10:30-10:50

Strigolactones enhance rice susceptibility to root-knot nematode infection by antagonizing jasmonate based defense
Godelieve Gheysen, Zobaida Lahari, Chhana Ullah, Tina Kyndt, Jonathan Gershenzon

10:50-11:10

Novel chemoattractant associated with seed coat and root tip regulate the behaviour of plant parasitic nematodes
Shinichiro Sawa

11:10-11:30

Identification of a novel regulator of immunity against root-knot nematodes
Isgouhi Kaloshian, Dongmei Zhou, Marcella Teixeira, Jiangman He, Damaris Godinez-Vidal, Jaimie Van Norman

11:30-11:45

Temperature modulates tomato gene expression networks, root exudate composition and parasite interactions
Johnathan Dalzell, Steven Dyer, Brian Reilly, Deborah Cox, Neil Warnock

11:45-12:00

Characterization of microRNAs involved in the plant response to parasitic nematodes, genus Meloidogyne
Stéphanie Jaubert, Martine da Rocha, Yara Noureddine, Clémence Médina, Pierre Abad, Bruno Favery

12:00-12:15

Circadian rhythms inform the outcome of a plant-nematode interaction
Shova Mishra, Peter DiGennaro

Poster flash presentations

12:15-12:20

Root-knot nematodes induce gall formation by recruiting developmental pathways of post-embryonic organogenesis
Carolina Escobar, Rocio Olmo, Javier Cabrera, Fernando E. Díaz-Manzano, Virginia Ruiz-Ferrer, Marta Barcala, Tina Kyndt, Godelieve Gheysen, Shinichiro Sawa, Carmen Fenoll

12:20-12:25

Parasitic worms redirect host metabolism via NADPH oxidase-mediated ROS to promote infection
M. Shamim Hasan, Divykriti Chopra, Christiane Matera, Oliver Chitambo, Sina Valerie-Mahlitz, Ali Naz, Slawomir Janakowski, Miroslaw Sobczak, Axel Mithöfer, Tina Kyndt, Florian Grundler, Shahid Siddique

12:25-12:30

Serendipita indica alters sugar metabolism, defense response and development of plant-parasitic nematodes in Arabidopsis
Michael Opitz, Virginia Ruiz-Ferrer, Fernando Evaristo Díaz-Manzano, Carolina Escobar, Roshanak Daneshkhah, Siegrid Steinkellner, Krzysztof Wieczore


10:30-12:30

Room 1Oral session 22

Metabolism & Physiology of nematodes

Chairs: Florian Grundler and Taisei Kikuchi

Oral presentations

10:30-10:50

Ketone and alcohol: newly discovered nematode sex pheromones
Ryoji Shinya, Matthew Gronquist, Frank Schroeder, Paul Sternberg

10:50-11:10

Tricky parasites: How nematodes take their vitamins from plants
Clarissa Hiltl, Shahid Siddique, Zoran S. Radakovic, Anna Gioran, Muhammad Shahzad Anjam, Esther Riemer, Samer S. Habash, Syed Jehangir Shah, Julia Holbein, Divykriti Chopra, Miroslaw Sobczak, Daniele Bano, Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, Alexander Graf, Florian M. W. Grundler

11:10-11:30

Changes to nematode neuroanatomy from life experience and evolution
Nathan Schroeder, Rebecca Androwski, Ziduan Han, Jaeyeong Han, Marissa Lanzatella, Ursula Reuter-Carlson

11:30-11:45

The physiological impact of nickel and chromium on Meloidogyne enterolobii
Meng-Shan Hsieh, Jiue-In Yang

11:45-12:00

Loss of the ERGO-1 small RNA pathway in Caenorhabditis inopinata
Vicky Hunt, Akemi Yoshida, Ryusei Tanaka, Kazunori Murase, Taisei Kikuchi

12:00-12:15

Effect of cold acclimation on trehalose and glycerol accumulation in Meloidogyne incognita
Yuanzheng Wang, Feng Zhang, Chen Liu, Yingmei Li

Poster flash presentations

12:15-12:20

In silico analyses of genes responsible for somatic sex determination in plant-parasitic nematode, Heterodera glycines
Muhammad Shahzad, Anjam, Azra Yasmeen, Muhammad Ibrahim, Nageena Zahid

12:20-12:25

A Comparative study of the development and reproduction of Meloidogyne enterolobii and other thermophilic Meloidogyne sp
Raymond Lesley Collett, Mieke Stefanie Daneel, Mariette Marais, Hendrika Fouri

12:25-12:30

Steroidal alkaloids as hatching factors for the potato cyst nematode, G. rostochiensis
Juliet Ochola, Laura Cortada, Margaret Ng’ang’a, Ahmed Hassanali, Danny Coyne, Baldwyn Torto


10:30-12:30

Room 2Oral session 23

Integrated nematode management (continued)

Chairs: Nahum Marban and Mara Da Rocha

Oral presentations

10:30-10:50

Integrated nematode control options for cereal and leguminous crops in South Africa
Hendrika Fourie, Raymond Collett, Nancy Ntidi, Mieke Daneel

10:50-11:10

A revision of studies on the false root nematode (Nacobbus aberrans) in Mexico
Nahum Marban-Mendoza, Anselmo Cabrera-Hidalgo, Fabio Chaverri, Ernestina Valadez-Moctezuma

11:10-11:30

An industry’s role in integrated solutions to manage plant parasitic nematodes in China
Vincent Wang, Ye Yuping

11:30-11:45

Effects of some spice extracts on Melodiogyne arenaria
Hissein Mahamat Haroun, Gökhan Aydınlı, Sevilhan Mennan

11:45-12:00

Biotic factors of mulch-induced soil suppressivity against Meloidogyne incognita may depend on soil microclimate
Krisztina Boziné Pullai, Renáta Petrikovszki, Franciska Tóthné Bogdányi, Péter Nagy, Zoltán Mayer, Katalin Posta, Rozália Tóth, Ferenc Tóth

12:00-12:15

Detrimental impact of soil fumigants on nematode suppressiveness
Tristan Watson, Johan Desaeger, Tom Forge, Louise Nelson, Denise Neilsen, Gerry Neilsen

Poster flash presentations

12:15-12:20

Exploring yield losses on cotton due to Rotylenchulus reniformis over six years in the southeast United States
Marina N. Rondon, Kathy S. Lawrence

12:20-12:25

Case studies of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne spp.) control in protected vegetables in Hungary
Anita Gódor, Franciska Tóthné Bogdányi, Ferenc Tóth

12:25-12:30

Brassica carinata A. Braun as a winter crop to reduce Rotylenchus reniformis without affecting free-living nematodes
Rebeca Sandoval Ruiz, Zane J. Grabau, Ramdeo Seepaul, David L. Wright


10:30-12:30

Room 3Oral session 24

Legislation and Regulatory aspects of plant nematodes

Chairs: Ricardo Holgado and Sarah Collins

Oral presentations

10:30-10:50

Trade implications of Radopholus similis in Australia - how does R&D provide support?
Jennifer Cobon, Anthony Pattison, Wayne O'Neill, Mike Smith

10:50-11:10

USDA regulations, decisions and operations for nematode management in the United States
Tonia Quintero

11:10-11:30

Nematode legislation contributes to food sustainability by management Globodera rostochiensis and G. pallida in Norway
Ricardo Holgado, Christer Magnusson, Randi Knudsen

11:30-11:45

Present situation of pine wood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus in China
Hongmei Li, Xuan Wang, Jianfeng Gu

11:45-12:00

Regulation of potato cyst nematodes in Kenya
Solveig Haukeland, Moses Nyongesa, George Ngundo

12:00-12:15

Emergence of Mesocriconema xenoplax as a pest of sweet cherry trees in British Columbia, Canada
Thomas Forge, Paige Munro, Shawn Kuchta

Poster flash presentations

12:15-12:20

Impact and management of Meloidogyne enterolobii in sweetpotato production in North Carolina, United States
Adrienne Gorny, Tanner Schwarz, Hunter Collins, Lina Quesada-Ocampo, Lindsey Thiessen, Eric Davis, Weimin Ye

12:20-12:25

Quarantine nematodes and new species detected in Ningbo Port, China
Jianfeng Gu, Yiwu Fang, Lele Liu

12:25-12:30

The occurrence and distribution of potato cyst nematodes in Turkey
Emre Evlice, Halil Toktay, Atilla Öcal, Gökhan Yatkın, Civan Güvel

12:30-14:00

Lunch - Visit of exhibition

Parallel Sessions
14:00-16:00

AuditoriumOral session 25

New challenges in nematodes taxonomy and evolution

Chairs: Mike Hodda and Oleksandr Holovachov

Oral presentations

14:00-14:20

Constraints on nematode evolution: how to conserve a Bauplan constructed from the substrate of an ever changing genome
Philipp Schiffer

14:20-14:40

Phylogeny and divergence dates of Nematoida and Ecdysozoa
Mattia Giacomelli, Richard Howard, Jesus Lozano-Fernandez, Jakob Vinther, Gregory Edgecombe, Oleksandr Holovachov, Philip Donoghue4, Davide Pisani

14:40-15:00

Nematode species: their evolution and description in theory and practice
Mike Hodda

15:00-15:15

Satellitome analysis confirms interspecies hybridization in Meloidogyne and suggests functional role of satellite DNAs
Nevenka Meštrović, Evelin Despot Slade, Saša Širca, Brankica Mravinac, Philippe Castagnone-Sereno, Miroslav Plohl

15:15-15:30

Addressing the challenges of high-throughput nematode identification using metabarcoding
Mohammed Ahmed

15:30-15:45

Species diagnosis, evolution, hosts and distribution in cyst nematodes of the genus Heterodera
Manda Khudhir, Mike Hodda

Poster flash presentations

15:45-15:50

Morphological and molecular characterization of several Paratylenchus spp. from Belgium
Phougeishangbam Rolish Singh, Gerrit Karssen, Catherine Malike Etongwe, Marjolein Couvreur, Wim Bert

15:50-15:55

Post-embryonic development of K-strategic nematode Labronema baqrii Khan, Jairajpuri and Ahmad, 1989; an analysis of structural evolution and stability
Zarrin Imran, Wasim Ahmad

15:55-16:00

Phylogenetic informativeness of mitochondrial protein-coding genes in Nematoda
Xinyuan Ma, Antonio Baeza, Vincent Richards, Paula Agudelo


14:00-16:00

Room 1Oral session 26

Metabolism & Physiology of nematodes (continued)

Chairs: John Jones and Stephan von Reuss

Oral presentations

14:00-14:20

Identification of a Globodera rostochiensis eggshell annexin and analysis of its potential role in the control of hatch
James Price, Terry K. Smith, John T. Jones

14:20-14:40

Microbial metabolites as key elements in the life cycle of entomopathogenic nematodes
Helge B. Bode

14:40-15:00

Nematode derived modular metabolites and their functions in chemical ecology
Stephan H. von Reuss

15:00-15:15

Manipulating lipid metabolism in plants as a novel plant parasitic nematode control measure
Scott Anderson

15:15-15:30

One pheromone, two responses: Characterizing suppressors of pheromone-hypersensitivity in Pristionchus pacificus
Tiffany Baiocchi, Juan Cardenas, Paramin Sangthongkam, Heather Carstensen, Ray Hong

15:30-15:45

Extending the survival of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora through phenotype selection and marker-assisted breeding
Carlos Molina, Nanette Hope Nellas Sumaya, Giulia Godina, Rolish Singh, Carlotta Kirsch, Bart Vandenbossche, Verena Dörfler, Mike Barg, Ralf-Udo Ehlers

Poster flash presentations

15:45-15:50

A newly identified volatile sex pheromone of Caenorhabditis elegans
Marika Sagawa, Matthew Gronquist, Frank Schroeder, Paul Sternberg, Ryoji Shinya

15:50-15:55

Diversity and mechanism of desiccation tolerance in the family Aphelenchoididae
Riku Tomita, Taisuke Ekino, Natsumi Kanzaki, Ryoji Shinya

15:55-16:00

Meta-analysis of wild Arachis transcriptome data unravels candidate genes for combined nematode and drought resistance
Patricia M Guimaraes, Ana Paula Zotta Mota, Roberto Coiti Togawa, Ana Claudia Guerra Araujo, Ana Cristina Miranda Brasileiro


14:00-16:00

Room 2Oral session 27

EPN commercialization and application

Chairs: Mayra Rodríguez and Ralf Udo Ehlers

14:00-14:20

Conservation biocontrol with EPN: biotic and abiotic factors driving its potential
Raquel Campos-Herrera

Oral presentations

14:20-14:40

Potential new targets for entomopathogenic nematodes
Vladimir Puza

14:40-15:00

Entomopathogenic nematodes for insect pest management: progress and prospects for commercialization in South East Asia
Nanette Hope Sumaya

15:00-15:15

Field evaluation of entomopathogenic nematodes against Thaumatotibia leucotreta in South African avocado, litchi and macadamia orchards
Willem Steyn, Mieke Daneel, Antoinette Malan

15:15-15:30

Exosome-like vesicles is a key process of non-canonical protein secretion in S. carpocapsae
Duarte Toubarro, Jorge Jorge, António Marcilla, Nelson Simões

15:30-15:45

Diabrotica v. virgifera management using genetically improved strains of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora
Ralf-Udo Ehlers, Carlos Molina, Bart Vandenbossche, Stefan Toepfer

Poster flash presentations

15:45-15:50

Efficacy of species mixtures of entomopathogenic nematodes against different larval stages of cockchafers
Bart Vandenbossche, Mike Barg, Helge Postel, Edith Ladurner, Mauro Piergiacomi, Ralf-Udo Ehlers

15:50-15:55

Diversity of the entomopathogenic nematodes in Australia and their potential for the control of Queensland fruit fly
Sitaram Aryal, Uffe N Nielsen, Craig Wilson, Ian Broughton, Nanette Hope Sumaya, Markus Riegler

15:55-16:00

Host searching behavior of native and introduced entomopathogenic nematodes for control of the raspberry weevil Aegorhinus superciliosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in sarsaparilla crops (Ribes rubrum)
Patricia Navarro, Almendra Monje, Graciela Berrios, Ivonne Alvarez, Camila Herrera


14:00-16:00

Room 3Oral session 28

Next-generation nematicides

Chairs: Kurtz Benedikt and Tim Thoden

Oral presentations

14:00-14:20

Tymirium™: The story of a powerful new molecule
Brigitte Slaats, Matthias Gaberthueel, Olivier Loiseleur, Anthony Flemming, Torsten Luksch

14:20-14:40

Reklemel™ active a novel nematicide
Tim Thoden, Marta Garcia, John Wiles

14:40-15:00

Nematicidal or nematistatic! New insights into the mode of action of fluopyram in plant-parasitic nematodes
Sylvia S. Schleker, Marc Rist, Christiane Matera, Arunas Damijonaitis, Katja Twelker, Corinna Saalwaechter, Sven Geibel, Oliver Gutbrod, Svend Matthiesen, Koichi Matsuoka, Samer S. Habash, Ute Schlee, Florian M. W. Grundler

15:00-15:15

C4H inhibitors: a novel class of priming agents against nematodes
Willem Desmedt, Nico Vergote, Bartel Vanholme, Tina Kyndt

15:15-15:30

A Pipeline for the discovery of modulators of neuromuscular function with potential utility as nematicidal leads
Sean Harrington, Jacob Pyche, Jess Knox, Aaron Au, Inga Zasada, Ken-Loon Choo, Cassandra d'Amata, Mark Lautens, Peter Roy

15:30-15:45

Sensitivity of Pratylenchus vulnus to Salibro™ nematicide in vitro and in planta
Yu-Chen Wang, Tim Thoden, Zin Thu Zar Maung, Andreas Westphal

Poster flash presentations

15:45-15:50

The effect of 1-octen-3-ol and 3-octanone on plant parasitic nematodes
Arben Myrta, Nicola Sasanelli, Astha Gurung, Pasqua Veronico, Salim Khoja, Alberto Troccoli, Ian Baxter, Tariq M. Butt

15:50-15:55

Tioxazafen and a newly discovered nematicide are bioactivated by nematodes
Andrew R. Burns, Rachel Ross, Megan Kitner, Jessica Knox, Jack M. P. Castelli, Kirsten Yeung, Emily Puumala, Bruna M. Palmeira, Elizabeth M. Redman, Sagar Marwah, Jens Tiefenbach, Jamie Snider, Constance A. M. Finney, Igor Stagljar, Henry M. Krause, Sonya A. MacParland, John S. Gilleard, Leah E. Cowen, Hui Peng, Susan Meyer, Mark Lautens, Inga Zasada, Peter J. Roy

15:55-16:00

Biological activity of Tymirium™ molecule as a soil- and seed-applied nematicide
Matthias Gaberthueel, Shannon Morsello, Jon Hamill, Dale Ireland, Jeff Simmons, André Bachiega

16:00-16:30

Coffee break - Visit of exhibition

16:30-18:00

Poster Session 3

Parallel Sessions
16:30-18:00

AuditoriumWorkshop 9

Grape vines nematode management

Chairs: Daniel Esmenjaud and Juan Carlos Magunacelaya

Grape-associated phytoparasitic nematodes in Chile
Juan Carlos Magunacelaya

Grape-associated phytoparasitic nematodes in Brazil
Cesar Bauer Gomes

Management approaches of plant-parasitic nematodes in grape in the changing agricultural landscape of California
Andreas Westphal

The northern root-knot nematode: Is this nematode a constraint to wine production?
Inga Zasada

Plant parasitic nematodes infesting grapevines in Portugal
Carlos Gutiérrez

Natural rootstock resistance to control Xiphinema index in GFLV-infected grapevines
Daniel Esmenjaud


16:30-18:00

Room 1Workshop 10

Nematode-fungal interactions and complex diseases

Chairs: Richard Sikora and Driekie Fourie

Premature and sudden death complexes: How and why are both important questions
Ann MacGuidwin

Interaction of soilborne nematodes and fungi in cereals. Is it time to apply research to adapt disease management?
Kirsty Owen

Greater than the sum of its parts: Synergistic interactions of nematodes and fungi on cotton and peanut
Richard Davis

The banana root-rot complex
Richard Sikora, Luis Pocasangre

How nematode control can enhance general root health
Melanie Goll

General discussion


16:45-18:00

Room 2Workshop 11

Slime time: Nematodes associated with terrestrial slugs

Chairs: Jenna Ross and Solveig Haukeland

Overview of nematodes associated with terrestrial slugs from two Sub-Saharan African countries: South Africa and Kenya
Jenna Ross

The invasive slug Arion vulgaris not released of its parasites in Northern Europe
Solveig Haukeland

Survey of slug-parasitic nematodes in East and West Flanders of Belgium and description of Angiostoma gandavense n. sp. (Nematoda: Angiostomatidae) from arionid slugs
Rolish Singh

Wild isolated parasitic nematodes (Phasmarhabditis spp.) are highly pathogenic to the pest slug Deroceras invadens
James Cuttler

The effect of soil type and temperature on the survival of the slug parasitic nematode Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita
Kerry-Lyn McDonald-Howard, Rory McDonnell, Hayley Jones, Christopher Williams, Robbie Rae

General discussion - Challenges and opportunities of working with nematodes associated with terrestrial slugs


16:30-18:00

Room 3Workshop 12

Making better presentations and posters

Chairs: Jon Eisenback and Tiffany Baiocchi

18:00-19:00

Executive Meetings of different societies