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International Sclerotinia Working Group
ISPP Sclerotinia Committee


  • To promote the exchange of information on research relating to Sclerotinia
  • To promote international collaboration and encourage collaborative research projects among colleagues working on Sclerotinia
  • To have an organized body that will deal with issues of interest for Sclerotinia researchers and interact with professional societies
  • To organize periodic meetings and workshops that are focused on various aspects of Sclerotinia research
  • To distribute, among people interested in Sclerotinia, relevant information and news from different countries related to Sclerotinia research, meetings and other events
Prerequisites for membership of the committee are:

  • The time and enthusiasm to promote the activities of the working group
  • A vision for promoting Sclerotinia research regionally and globally
  • Access to efficient communication by e-mail

  • James R. Steadman, Coordinator and organizer, University of Nebraska, USA
  • Hassan Melouk, Communications coordinator, Oklahoma State University, USA
  • Evans Njambere, Africa regional coordinator, Kenya (Washington State University)
  • John Clarkson, UK/Europe regional coordinator, University of Warwick, UK
  • Allison Stewart, Australasia regional coordinator, Lincoln University, New Zealand
  • Juliatti Fernando, South American regional coordinator, Federal University Uberlandia, Brazil
  • Greg Boland, Canada regional coordinator, University of Guelph, Canada
  • Guoging Li, China coordinator, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
  • Barbara Shew, XIV Sclerotinia Workshop coordinator, NC State University, USA
Proposed Work Program:

  • Publish presentations from a Workshop in 2009, in North Carolina
  • Facilitate regional workshops, e.g. South America 2010
  • Improve website information
  • A Contribution to ICPP 2013 and/or associated pre/post Congress workshop in China


James R. Steadman, Professor & Head, Plant Pathology Department, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583-0722, USA. Fax: +1 402 472 2853, e-mail: jsteadman1@unl.edu.

This page maintained by: Richard Grantham entoman@okstate.edu, Oklahoma State University, Entomology and Plant Pathology and Hassan Melouk hassan@okstate.edu, Oklahoma State University, Entomology and Plant Pathology.