Research Seminar - Responses of Sorghum and Wheat Modified in Phenylpropanoid Metabolism to Fungal Pathogens
Presented by Dr. Deanna Funnell-Harris, Wheat, Sorghum and Forage Research Unit, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
|Date:||12 July 2019|
|Time:||10:00 AM - 11:00 AM|
|Venue:||Toowoomba - P20, or via Zoom|
|Contact:||For more information, please contact the Centre for Crop Health.|
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Dr. Deanna Funnell-Harris is a Research Plant Pathologist with the USDA-ARS, in Lincoln, Nebraska, and an Adjunct Professor with University of Nebraska. She is a team member of the project titled “Genetic improvement of sorghum for bioenergy, feed, and food uses.” Dr. Funnell-Harris is team leader formulating and guiding research to identify specific interactions between fungal pathogens and sorghum germplasm, especially those with altered lignin and carbohydrate compositions and concentrations, in order to define specific resistance mechanisms and to identify and help develop resistant germplasm.
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