Details of all abstracts for talks and posters to be presented at IPSAM 2018 are given below. The table is searchable by abstract type, title and ID. It is also searchable by author name, session and presentation time. A comprehensive overiew is also available on the conference programme.

TypeAbstractTitleAuthorsSession Details
ABS10394 Investigation of the potential use of essential oils as pesticides using Daphnia magna as a model organism Kyle Sadyk Joseph Croke Poster 2
11 Jun 2018 14:41
ABS10973 A habitat assessment of the campus of University College Dublin Katerina Chernyuk Tamara Hochstrasser Poster 11
11 Jun 2018 14:50
ABS13005 Investigating commercial Ascophyllum nodosum extracts ability to increase Nitrogen Use Efficiency in spring and oil-seed rape Patricia Hannon Poster 8
11 Jun 2018 14:47
ABS15382 Late Blight of potato in Ireland: an analysis of historical climate data Joan de Lacey Eoin Lettice Poster 16
11 Jun 2018 17:05
ABS21265 Convergence in maximum stomatal conductance of C3 woody angiosperms observed in natural ecosystems across six bioclimatic zones Michelle Murray Wuu Kuang Soh Charilaos Yiotis Sven Batke Andrew Parnell Robert Spicer Tracy Lawson Rodrigo Cabellero Ian Wright Conor Purcell Jennifer C. McElwain Poster 20
11 Jun 2018 17:09
ABS24257 On the mechanism of the cell cycle arrest and apoptosis induction of suspension-cultured tobacco cells after exposure to the static magnetic field Farzaneh Mohammadi Faezeh Ghanati Mohsen Sharifi Najmeh Ahmadian Chashmi Mohammad Pormehr Paul Mc Cabe Poster 23
11 Jun 2018 17:12
ABS25478 Comparison of antimicrobial properties of different honeys on human pathogens Liam Lynch Joseph Croke Poster 3
11 Jun 2018 14:42
ABS34368 Barley Against Rhynchospoirum Disease (BARD): a new project to identify novel sources of resistance to R. commune. Tara O'Connor Emmanuelle Graciet Ewen Mullins Poster 21
11 Jun 2018 17:10
ABS37469 Early season performance of ryegrass cultivars in Ireland in spring 2018 Conor Holohan Cornelia Grace Eugene Brennan Mary Bridget Lynch Poster 12
11 Jun 2018 14:51
ABS96236 From research to commerce: a step-wise guide for scientists Amanda S. Porter Kamila Kwasniewska Jennifer C. McElwain Poster 25
11 Jun 2018 17:14
ABS95974 Genotypic and environmental variance for white clover yield in a commercial breeding programme Katie Hetherington Patrick Conaghan Dan Milbourne Leif Skøt Stephen Byrne Poster 10
11 Jun 2018 14:49
ABS95438 SIPK's roles in inducing the antioxidant system till the program cell death in cadmium-treated tobacco cells Mohammad Pormehr Faezeh Ghanati Mohsen Sharifi Farzaneh Mohammadi Paul Mc Cabe Poster 24
11 Jun 2018 17:13
ABS91138 RNA-Seq for investigation of adaptations to extremes of soil pH, incorporating natural host-microbiome interactions Ellen Young Manus Carey Andrew A Meharg Caroline Meharg Poster 30
11 Jun 2018 17:19
ABS85664 Untargeted metabolomic profiling of the wheat-Septoria interaction. Nadia Lamari Harriet Benbow Thalia Christodoulou Fiona Doohan Carl K-Y. Ng Poster 15
11 Jun 2018 14:54
ABS47232 Evaluation of Anti-Oxidant Properties, Total Phenolic and Flavonoid Content of Methanolic Extracts from Irish Wild Plants Amruta Deshpande Cara Daly Michael Kinsella Edel McNeela Poster 7
11 Jun 2018 14:46
ABS45471 WAKs, the underexplored receptor-like kinase disease resistance gene family in wheat. Katarzyna Sleczka Harriet Benbow Fiona Doohan Poster 26
11 Jun 2018 17:15
ABS82590 Robustness of floral development: of evolutionary importance? Robert Kavanagh Rainer Melzer Poster 14
11 Jun 2018 14:53
ABS50419 Effects of rate and form of fertiliser nitrogen applied on the yield, nutritive value and ensilage characteristics of forage maize grown under degradable film Eamon Corcoran Padraig O Kiely Trevor Gilliland James Burke Eugene Brennan Bridget Lynch Poster 17
11 Jun 2018 17:06
ABS51651 Fusarium langsethiae artificial oat infection under field conditions Kane D'Arcy Cusack Amal Kahla Carol Verheecke-Vaessen Fiona Doohan Angel Medina Naresh Medina Julio Isidro-Sánchez Poster 6
11 Jun 2018 14:45
ABS53321 Uncovering the role of TaFROG in wheat resistance to Fusarium Head Blight disease Amélie Heckmann Alexandre Perochon Fiona M. Doohan Poster 9
11 Jun 2018 14:48
ABS67372 Crop Salinity Tolerance Induction Using Novel Biostimulants (SALTIBIO) Elomofe Ikuyinminu Oscar Goñi Shane O’Connell Poster 13
11 Jun 2018 14:52
ABS68264 GenoGrass: a low cost, high throughput genotyping platform for perennial ryegrass. Niamh Curran Susanne Barth Trevor Hodkinson Stephen Byrne Dan Milbourne Poster 5
11 Jun 2018 14:44
ABS72210 Experimental and biochemical assessment of the impacts of global change on Irish seagrass (Zostera marina) populations Pedro Beca-Carretero Freddy Guihéneuf Marc Julia-Miralles Dagmar Stengel Poster 27
11 Jun 2018 17:16
ABS73458 Floral homeotic proteins modulate the genetic program for leaf development to suppress trichome formation in flowers Darragh Stewart Poster 28
11 Jun 2018 17:17
ABS74693 Development of Molecular markers for Fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance breeding in wheat Keshav Bahadur Malla Ganesh Thapa Hermann Buerstmayr Sebastien Praud Simon Berry Fiona Doohan Poster 18
11 Jun 2018 17:07
ABS77448 CLOSED FOR GOOD: The development of wheat varieties with enhanced disease resistance Sirui Pan Rainer Melzer Poster 22
11 Jun 2018 17:11
ABS84278 Winter barley response to varying levels of flooding stress Tomás Byrne Susanne Barth Carl Ng Lena Förster Petra Kock-Applegren Thibauld Michel John Spink Jim Grant Poster 1
11 Jun 2018 14:40
ABS84897 Isolation of Zymoseptoria tritici protocol in wheat to improve genomic prediction models Eoghan Curran Jimmy Burke Angela Feechan Julio Isidro-Sánchez Poster 4
11 Jun 2018 14:43
ABS19698 Discovery of arabinogalactan proteins, molecules involved in substrate adherence in ivy, in the red seaweed Tsunamia transpacifica which grows on marine plastic debris R.J. Veenhof J.A. West Z.A. Popper Plant Cell Biology and Biochemistry
13 Jun 2018 11:30
ABS47832 Understanding the factors driving bioactive phlorotannins in brown algae – one step closer to commercial application Dara Kirke Dilip Rai Dagmar Stengel Plant Cell Biology and Biochemistry
13 Jun 2018 11:50
ABS22498 An Investigation of the Bioactivity of Cyanobacterial Exometabolites in Plant Stress Tolerance Alysha Chua Cara Daly Laurence Fitzhenry Plant Cell Biology and Biochemistry
13 Jun 2018 12:10
ABS25647 Dynamic plant and algal cell walls: insights and perspectives on cell wall diversity and functionality Zoë Popper Plant Cell Biology and Biochemistry
13 Jun 2018 12:30
ABS50554 Functional Characterization of Cyanobacterial Glycolate Metabolic Pathway Genes in Arabidopsis thaliana Misbah Bilal Charilaos Yiotis Joanna Kacprzyk Raza Ahmad Bruce Osborne Plant Cell Biology and Biochemistry
13 Jun 2018 12:50
ABS34225 Interactions between sucrose and jasmonate signalling in the response to cold stress Astrid Wingler Veronica Tijero Sergi Munne-Bosch Abiotic Stress
11 Jun 2018 13:40
ABS21385 Untargeted metabolite profiling of the response of perennial ryegrass to cold stress using UHPLC-QTOF-MS. Nadia Lamari Lena Förster Thibauld Michel Susanne Barth Carl K-Y. Ng Abiotic Stress
11 Jun 2018 14:00
ABS78662 Seaweed-derived polysaccharides improve post-harvest quality and longevity of strawberry fruits E. Browne R. Campbell S. Hotchkiss Z. A. Popper Forestry and Horticulture
12 Jun 2018 14:20
ABS34583 Visualisation of MVX RNA in the mycelium of Agaricus bisporus by fluorescence in situ hybridisation Eoin O'Connor David Fitzpatrick Dan Eastwood Helen Grogan Plant Pathology
12 Jun 2018 09:00
ABS40155 Screening small secreted hypothetical proteins of Z. tritici using a non-host plant N. benthamiana. Sujit Jung, Karki Angela Feechan Plant Pathology
12 Jun 2018 09:20
ABS42102 Epidemiology of Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae on Prunus laurocerasus Leighton Smith Forestry and Horticulture
12 Jun 2018 14:40
ABS10561 Succeeding in invasion: the role of early growth and phenology on Gunnera tinctoria Mauricio Cruz Mantoani Margherita Gioria Bruce Osborne Plant Ecology and Biodiversity
13 Jun 2018 13:10
ABS18239 Hunting for Orphans genes involved in wheat defence against Septoria tritici blotch & Fusarium head blight disease Sobia Ajaz Ciarán Brennan Harriet R. Benbow Fiona M. Doohan Plant Genetics and Evolution
13 Jun 2018 09:00
ABS19353 Effect of a bioprotectant on Resistance Gene Expression in Wheat Tony Twamley Mark Gaffney Angela Feechan Plant Pathology
12 Jun 2018 09:40
ABS25663 A Snake in the Grass: The Serpin gene family in wheat Harriet Benbow Ciarán Brennan Binbin Zhou Sobia Ajaz Ewen Mullins Fiona Doohan Plant Pathology
12 Jun 2018 10:00
ABS63806 Genome-wide characterization of MADS-box genes in wheat Susanne Schilling Alice Kennedy Rainer Melzer Poster 19
11 Jun 2018 17:08
ABS36194 Impact of genetic variation on spring bud phenology of young Sitka spruce and implications for growth performance Ignacio Sevillano Brian Tobin Conor O'Reilly Forestry and Horticulture
12 Jun 2018 15:20
ABS53597 Response of forage maize on a high mineral N soil to strategies of nitrogen use and degradable film Eamon Corcoran Padraig O Kiely Trevor Gilliland Eugene Brennan James Burke Bridget Lynch Agriculture and Soil Science
11 Jun 2018 16:05
ABS54351 Identifying Potential Pest Threats to Sitka Spruce Plantations in Ireland Melanie Tuffen Helen Grogan Shiela Nolan Rachel Wisdom Catriona Duffy Forestry and Horticulture
12 Jun 2018 15:40
ABS55513 Oscillating long non-coding RNAs target the CDF family of transcription factors Camila Sanchéz-Retuerta Marc Boix Rossana Henriques Plant Genetics and Evolution
13 Jun 2018 09:20
ABS76416 Elevated Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Alters Plant Programmed Cell Death Sensitivity Thresholds John Conway Paul McCabe Plant Growth and Development
13 Jun 2018 10:20
ABS65509 Response of a large perennial ryegrass panel towards cold conditions Lena Forster Jim Grant Thibauld Michel Carl Ng Susanne Barth Agriculture and Soil Science
11 Jun 2018 16:25
ABS59351 The Effect of Multispecies Swards on CO2 and N2O Emissions Bruce A. Osborne Laura Gallego Lorenzo Climate Change and Sustainable Land Use
11 Jun 2018 15:25
ABS59904 HUNTING WHEAT GENES FOR DISEASE RESISTANCE Thalia Christodoulou Harriet Benbow Ciaran Brennan Sobia Ajaz Cristobal Uauy Paul Nicholson Ewen Mullins Fiona Doohan Plant Pathology
12 Jun 2018 10:20
ABS60341 Age-age correlation and early selection in black alder (Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn) Oliver Sheridan Plant Genetics and Evolution
13 Jun 2018 09:40
ABS82468 Comparative Genomics Analysis of the Oomycetes using the Oomycete Gene Order Browser (OGOB) Jamie McGowan David Fitzpatrick Plant Genetics and Evolution
13 Jun 2018 10:00
ABS84430 Scaling from leaf to ecosystem: influence of phenology on seasonal CO2 exchange in a winter oilseed rape crop Macdara O'Neill Orlaith Ní Chonchubhair Gary Lanigan Bruce Osborne Climate Change and Sustainable Land Use
11 Jun 2018 15:45
ABS85844 The effect of  hatch characteristics on interspecific competition between potato cyst nematode species. Rachel Hearne Eoin Lettice Peter Jones Agriculture and Soil Science
11 Jun 2018 16:45
ABS87684 An assessment of Lactic Acid Bacteria as potential biocontrol agents against Fusarium head blight in spring barley Micheál Byrne Ganesh Thapa James I. Burke Plant Pathology
12 Jun 2018 10:40
ABS98098 A tale of two winters: Comparison of winter survival and senescence rates in perennial ryegrass tillers in the field and under simulated winter conditions in a growth chamber. Caitlin Rita Looney Michael Egan Deirdre Hennessy Astrid Wingler Plant Growth and Development
13 Jun 2018 10:40
ABS90937 Investigating the effects of a plant extract-based product and chitosan on the incidence of Fusarium diseases of wheat Myriam Deshaies Fiona Doohan Patrick Ward Plant Pathology
12 Jun 2018 12:10
ABS89086 Characterisation of wheat NAC-like transcription factor TaNACL-5D in resistance to Fusarium Head Blight disease Monika Vranić Alexandre Perochon Amal Kahla Jianguang Jia Keshav B. Malla Melanie Craze Emma Wallington Fiona M. Doohan Plant Pathology
12 Jun 2018 12:30
ABS36405 Investigating the relationship between genotypic diversity and virulence in the fungal wheat pathogens Zymoseptoria tritici and Fusarium graminearum James I. Burke Angela Feechan Anna M. M. Tiley Poster 29
11 Jun 2018 17:18
ABS40722 Developing strategies to control powdery mildew in oats Aisling Reilly Steven Kildea John Finnan Angela Feechan Plant Pathology
12 Jun 2018 12:50
ABS84957 Stomatal aperture regulation in response to UV-A: the role of the cGMP phosphodiesterase PDE1 Jean-Charles Isner Alistair Hetherington Abiotic Stress
11 Jun 2018 14:20