Personal Information

Name:Martin Chilvers
Address:Michigan State University
107 Center for Integrated Plant Systems
East Lansing, MI44823
Phone:517-353-9967
Email:chilvers at msu.edu

Biography


Projects as Lead Investigator

Projects

Project Title
Determination of Phytophthora sojae populations and assessment of management strategies
Soybean pathogen fungicide sensitivity screening
Soybean SDS management: detection, fungicides and resistance
Screening of soybean germplasm for SDS resistance and determining the efficacy of seed treatments
Evaluation of the efficacy and profitability of seed treatment against soilborne disease pathogens of soybean
Microbial community dynamics analysis for improving understanding of root rot disease
Improving white mold management: fungicide timing and plant resistance
Improving management of SDS through detection, germplasm and fungicides
Determining the return on investment of soybean seed treatments for Michigan producers
Screening of advanced Michigan soybean germplasm for resistance to charcoal rot
Screening of fungicides for white mold management in Michigan soybeans
Greenhouse and assisting with in-field screening of soybean germplasm for SDS resistance
Interaction of soybean sudden death syndrome and SCN on root health, distribution and prevalence of SDS, assessment of pathogen virulence and sensitivity to new fungicides
In-field screening of advanced breeding lines and mapping populations for white mold resistance
Mapping distribution of soybean sudden death syndrome caused by Fusarium virguliforme and assessment of pathogen virulence and fungicide sensitivity to facilitate management and breeding efforts

Projects - Individual Years

YearProject Title (each year)
2020Soybean SDS and SCN management: detection, fungicides and resistance
2020Determination of Phytophthora sojae populations and assessment of management strategies
2020Improving white mold management: epidemiology, fungicide timing and plant resistance
2019Improving white mold management: epidemiology, fungicide timing and plant resistance
2019Soybean SDS and SCN management: detection, fungicides and resistance
2019Determination of phytophthora sojae populations and assessment of management strategies
2018Improving white mold management: epidemiology, fungicide timing and plant resistance
2018Determination of phytophthora sojae populations and assessment of management strategies
2018Soybean SDS management: detection, fungicides and resistance
2017Determination of Phytophthora sojae populations and assessment of management strategies
2017Soybean SDS management: detection, fungicides and resistance
2017Improving white mold management: epidemiology, fungicide timing and plant resistance
2016Soybean pathogen fungicide sensitivity screening
2016Soybean SDS management: detection, fungicides and resistance
2016Improving white mold management: epidemiology, fungicide timing and plant resistance
2015Screening of soybean germplasm for SDS resistance and determining the efficacy of seed treatments
2015Evaluation of the efficacy and profitability of seed treatment against soilborne disease pathogens of soybean
2015Microbial community dynamics analysis for improving understanding of root rot disease
2015Screening for white mold resistance and fungicide efficacy
2015Improving white mold management: fungicide timing and plant resistance
2015Improving management of SDS through detection, germplasm and fungicides
2014Determining the return on investment of soybean seed treatments for Michigan producers
2014Screening of advanced Michigan soybean germplasm for resistance to charcoal rot
2014Screening of fungicides for white mold management in Michigan soybeans
2014Greenhouse and field screening of soybean germplasm for SDS resistance
2014Soybean sudden death syndrome: Interaction with SCN on root health, distribution and prevalence of SDS, assessment of pathogen virulence and sensitivity to new fungicides
2013Greenhouse and assisting with in-field screening of soybean germplasm for SDS resistance
2013Interaction of soybean sudden death syndrome and SCN on root health, distribution and prevalence of SDS, assessment of pathogen virulence and sensitivity to new fungicides
2013In-field screening of advanced breeding lines and mapping populations for white mold resistance
2012Mapping distribution of soybean sudden death syndrome caused by Fusarium virguliforme and assessment of pathogen virulence and fungicide sensitivity to facilitate management and breeding efforts
2011Mapping distribution of soybean sudden death syndrome caused by Fusarium virguliforme and assessment of pathogen virulence and fungicide sensitivity to facilitate management and breeding efforts

Projects as Co-Investigator

Projects

Project Title
Biology and Management of Soybean Stem Diseases (1920-172-0125-B)
Multi-Pronged Strategies to Provide Efficient Sustainable and Durable Control to Sclerotinia Stem Rot
Characterization of Phytophthora sojae and Phytophthora sansomeana populations in the North Central region & an assessment of management strategies
Improved Management of Charcoal Rot
Seedling Diseases: Biology, Management and Education
Biology and control of Sclerotinia stem rot of soybean
Understanding the role of fungicide programs on soybean health and charcoal rot development
Exploiting potential bio-control agents to manage seedling diseases of soybean
Seedling Diseases of Soybean: Characterization and Education (Year 1 of 1520-532-5667)
Improving awareness and management of Charcoal rot in soybean in the North Central Region
Disease Study Group: Focus on new and emerging soybean diseases
Developing an integrated management and communication plan for soybean SDS
Map SDS resistance genes in early maturing soybean germplasm
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)
The Sudden Death Syndrome Research Alliance (2264)
Michigan soybean cyst nematode survey
Evaluate early maturing soybean germplasm for SDS resistance
Improved management of Sclerotinia stem rot in the North Central Region

Projects - Individual Years

YearProject Title (each year)
2019Biology and Management of Soybean Stem Diseases (1920-172-0125-B)
2019Multi-Pronged Strategies to Provide Efficient Sustainable and Durable Control to Sclerotinia Stem Rot
2017Characterization of Phytophthora sojae and Phytophthora sansomeana populations in the North Central region & an assessment of management strategies
2017Improved Management of Charcoal Rot
2016Seedling Diseases: Biology, Management and Education
2016Biology and control of Sclerotinia stem rot of soybean
2015Understanding the role of fungicide programs on soybean health and charcoal rot development
2015Exploiting potential bio-control agents to manage seedling diseases of soybean
2015Seedling Diseases of Soybean: Characterization and Education (Year 1 of 1520-532-5667)
2014Improving awareness and management of Charcoal rot in soybean in the North Central Region
2014Disease Study Group: Focus on new and emerging soybean diseases
2013Map SDS resistance genes in early maturing soybean germplasm
2012Identification and biology of seedling pathogens of soybean
2012The Sudden Death Syndrome Research Alliance (2264)
2012Combining Integrated Pest Management with Climate Change, Mitigation, and Adaptation in Soybean-Corn Cropping Systems (Year 1 and 2 of 1161)
2012Identification and Biology of Seedling Pathogens of Soybean (Year 1 of 2267)
2011Improved management of Sclerotinia stem rot in the North Central Region
2011Michigan soybean cyst nematode survey
2011Evaluate early maturing soybean germplasm for SDS resistance