Session 1: A Global Overview of Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce 

Fusarium Wilt on Vegetables and Lettuce: Importance, Diagnostics and Challenges:

Steven Koike, University of California Cooperative Extension Monterey County

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Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce on Japan: Applications in Integrated Disease Management:

Masashi Fujinaga, Nagano Prefecture Agricultural Experiment Station

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Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce: The Arizona Story

Mike Matheron, University of Arizona

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Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce in Europe:

Lodovica Gullino, Agroinnova Research Center, University of Turin, Italy

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Managing Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce in Brazil:

Ainton Reis, EMBRAPA, Brazil

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Session 2: Tools for Management of Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce 

Factors Influencing Severity of Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce in Carlifornia:

Tom Gordon, University of California, Davis

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Detection, Management & Impact of Seedborne Inoculum on Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce:

Barry Pryor, University of Arizona

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Fusarium Wilt Management in Organic Production/Biocontrol:

Lodovica Gullino, Agroinnova Research Center, University of Turin, Italy

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USDA Breeding Efforts and Successes to Date:

Jim McCreight, USDA Salinas Research Station

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Session 3: Practical Management Strategies: Success and Failures from the Field

Grower/Industry Panel:

Clark Webb - Product Development, the Dune Company

Hank Giclas - VP, Strategic Planning, Science & Technology, Western Growers Association

Jesus Tovar - Owner, T&P Farms

Larry Knerr - Director of Research & Development, 3 Star Lettuce

Mary Zischke - CEO, California Leafy Greens Research Program

Matt McGuire - General Manager, JV Farms