Personal Information

Name:Alison Robertson
Address:Iowa State University
351 Bessey Hall
Ames, IA50011
Phone:515-294-6708
Email:alisonr at iastate.edu

Biography


Projects as Lead Investigator

Projects

Project Title
Developing tools to protect soybean stand from seedling disease caused by Pythium species
Interpreting the contribution of cover crops to soil health and crop productivity
Enhancing soybean yield through strategic use of seed treatments for seedling disease and insect pest management
The effect of rotations of host resistance genes (Rps) on pathogen avirulence genes (Avr) in the soybean Phytophthora sojae pathosystem
Mapping and introgression of RpsN for resistance of Phytophthora root rot into elite soybean lines
Getting to know the players on seedling disease field
21st century management of white mold
How does Phytophthora sojae evade detection by Rps genes in soybean
Identification of quantitative trait loci for partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean
Establishing seed treatment recommendation for Iowa soybean growers
Identifying factors that influence genetic diversity in endemic Phytophthora sojae populations

Projects - Individual Years

YearProject Title (each year)
2018Developing tools to protect soybean stand from seedling disease caused by Pythium species
2017Developing tools to protect soybean stand from seedling disease caused by Pythium species
2016Enhancing soybean yield through strategic use of seed treatments for seedling disease and insect pest management
2016Developing tools to protect soybean stand from seedling disease caused by Pythium species
2015Interpreting the contribution of cover crops to soil health and crop productivity
2015Enhancing soybean yield through strategic use of seed treatments for seedling disease and insect pest management
2015Getting to know the players on seedling disease field
2015Mapping and introgression of RpsN for resistance of Phytophthora root rot into elite soybean lines
2015The effect of rotations of host resistance genes (Rps) on pathogen avirulence genes (Avr) in the soybean P, sojae pathosystem
2014Enhancing soybean yield through strategic use of seed treatments for seedling disease and insect pest management
2014The effect of rotations of host resistance genes (Rps) on pathogen avirulence genes (Avr) in the soybean Phytophthora sojae pathosystem
2014Getting to know the players on seedling disease field
2014Mapping and introgression of RpsN for resistance of Phytophthora root rot into elite soybean lines
2013Mapping and introgression of RpsN for resistance of Phytophthora root rot into elite soybean lines
2013Getting to know the players on seedling disease field
2013How does Phytophthora sojae evade detection by Rps genes in soybean
201321st century management of white mold
2013Establishing seed treatment recommendation for Iowa soybean growers
201221st century management of white mold
2012How does Phytophthora sojae evade detection by Rps genes in soybean
2012Identification of quantitative trait loci for partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean
2012Establishing seed treatment recommendation for Iowa soybean growers
2011How does Phytophthora sojae evade detection by Rps genes in soybean
2011Identification of quantitative trait loci for partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean
2011Establishing seed treatment recommendation for Iowa soybean growers
2011Optimizing pest management in soybeans
2010Identifying factors that influence genetic diversity in endemic Phytophthora sojae populations
2010Optimizing pest management in soybeans
2009Identifying factors that influence genetic diversity in endemic Phytophthora sojae populations

Projects as Co-Investigator

Projects

Project Title
Confirmation, Characterization and Deployment of the Perfect Markers and Developing Germplasm for Resistance to Phytophthora Sojae, Pythium Spp., and Fusarium Graminearum in Soybean (1920-172-0110)
Characterization of Phytophthora sojae and Phytophthora sansomeana populations in the North Central region & an assessment of management strategies
Identifying the Perfect Markers and Developing Germplasm for Resistance to Phytophthora Sojae, Pythium spp., and Fusarium Graminearum in Soybean (Year 1 of 1720-172-0125)
Seedling Diseases: Biology, Management and Education
Exploiting potential bio-control agents to manage seedling diseases of soybean
Seedling Diseases of Soybean: Characterization and Education (Year 1 of 1520-532-5667)
Modifying Bradyrhizobium japonicum to enhance nodulation soybean disease resistance
Genes and Markers for Resistance to Phytophthora Sojae, Pythium spp., and Fusarium Graminearum in Soybean (Year 1 of 1420-532-5659)
An integrated management approach for soybean sudden death syndrome
Effect of biochar amendment on soybean root disease potential caused by Fusarium virguliforme and Phytophthora sojae
Identification and biology of seedling pathogens of soybean
Combining Integrated Pest Management with Climate Change, Mitigation, and Adaptation in Soybean-Corn Cropping Systems (Year 1 and 2 of 1161)
Identification and Biology of Seedling Pathogens of Soybean (Year 1 of 2267)
A New Strategy to Search for Phytophthora Resistance Genes (Year 1 of 1250)
Towards integrated management of bean pod mottle virus and the prediction of the winter survival of the insect vectors: Bean leaf and Japanese beetles
Quantifying the temporal and spatial spread of bean pod mottle virus and to identify site risk factors to improve BPMV management and soybean yield
Aspects of integrated management for viruses and infection Phomopsis in soybean
Fusarium species infecting soybean roots: Risks and management tools

Projects - Individual Years

YearProject Title (each year)
2019Confirmation, Characterization and Deployment of the Perfect Markers and Developing Germplasm for Resistance to Phytophthora Sojae, Pythium Spp., and Fusarium Graminearum in Soybean (1920-172-0110)
2017Characterization of Phytophthora sojae and Phytophthora sansomeana populations in the North Central region & an assessment of management strategies
2017Identifying the Perfect Markers and Developing Germplasm for Resistance to Phytophthora Sojae, Pythium spp., and Fusarium Graminearum in Soybean (Year 1 of 1720-172-0125)
2016Seedling Diseases: Biology, Management and Education
2015Seedling Diseases of Soybean: Characterization and Education (Year 1 of 1520-532-5667)
2015Exploiting potential bio-control agents to manage seedling diseases of soybean
2014Modifying Bradyrhizobium japonicum to enhance nodulation soybean disease resistance
2014Genes and Markers for Resistance to Phytophthora Sojae, Pythium spp., and Fusarium Graminearum in Soybean (Year 1 of 1420-532-5659)
2012Identification and Biology of Seedling Pathogens of Soybean (Year 1 of 2267)
2012Identification and biology of seedling pathogens of soybean
2012Combining Integrated Pest Management with Climate Change, Mitigation, and Adaptation in Soybean-Corn Cropping Systems (Year 1 and 2 of 1161)
2012An integrated management approach for soybean sudden death syndrome
2012Effect of biochar amendment on soybean root disease potential caused by Fusarium virguliforme and Phytophthora sojae
2011A New Strategy to Search for Phytophthora Resistance Genes (Year 1 of 1250)
2010Towards integrated management of bean pod mottle virus and the prediction of the winter survival of the insect vectors: Bean leaf and Japanese beetles
2009Quantifying the temporal and spatial spread of bean pod mottle virus and to identify site risk factors to improve BPMV management and soybean yield
2009Aspects of integrated management for viruses and infection Phomopsis in soybean
2009Fusarium species infecting soybean roots: Risks and management tools