POSTER PROGRAM

The Best Poster will be awarded a prize sponsored by:

1- DECODING CIS-REGULATORY CONTROL OF QUANTITATIVE TRAIT VARIATION IN TOMATO
Lyndsey Aguirre1, Xingang Wang2, Zach Lippman2

1Watson School of Biological Sciences, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, 2Plant Biology Group, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, United States


2- TOMATO FIBRILLINS AFFECT SEQUESTRATION OF PRENYL LIPIDS IN CHROMOPLAST
Juliana Almeida, Paul David Fraser
School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, United Kingdom


3- LONG-READ SEQUENCING REVEALS THE STRUCTURAL VARIANT LANDSCAPE IN TOMATO
Michael Alonge1, Xingang Wang2, Sebastian Soyk2, Matthias Benoit2, Melissa de la Bastide2, Srividya Ramakrishnan1, Lei Zhang3, Nathan Taitano3, Sara Goodwin2, Joyce Van Eck4,5, Esther van der Knaap3, Fritz J Sedlazeck6, Michael C Schatz1,2,7, Zachary B Lippman2,8
1Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 2Watson School of Biological Sciences, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, 3Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics, University of Georgia, Athens, 4Plant Breeding and Genetics Section, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, 5Boyce Thompson Institute, Ithaca, 6Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, 7Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 8Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, United States


4- IDENTIFYING AND CHARACTERIZING NOVEL ABA TRANSPORTERS IN SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM
Daniela Arazi1, Eilon Shani2
1Plant Science, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 2Plant Biology, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel


5- TARGETED DNA MODIFICATION AND THEIR MUTATION SPECTRUM BY CRIRPR/CAS9 AND TARGET-AID IN TOMATO
Tohru Ariizumi1,2, Sachiko Kashojiya1, Yu Lu1, Mariko Takayama1, Kenji Miura1, Keiji Nishida3, Akihiko Kondo3, Hiroshi Ezura1,2
1Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, 2Tsukuba Plant Innovation Research Center, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, 3Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan

6- ISOCITRATE DEHYDROGENASE (ICDH) GENE INVOLVEMENT IN TOMATO FRUIT RIPENING
Amit Asiag1, Dan Gamrasni2, Amir Raz1, Martin Goldway1
1Molecular Genetics in Agriculture, Migal – Galilee Technological Institute, Kiryat Shmona, 2Fruit Storage Research Laboratory, Migal – Galilee Technological Institute, Kiryat Shmona, Israel

7- IS THERE A RIGHT WAY TO FLOWER? UNFOLDING THE TOMATO 'TRANSITION-TO-FLOWERING' 
Iris Aviezer, Yuval Eshed
Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

8- GENOME EDITING OF THE TOMATO RESPONSE TO TRICHODERMA TOWARDS GENERATING REPRODUCIBLE BIOCONTROL
Meirav Leibman-Markus1, Lorena Pizarro1,2, Rupali Gupta1, Yigal Elad1, Dalia Rav-David1, Ofir Gershony1, Iftah Marsh1,2, Maya Bar1
1Plant Pathology and Weed Research, ARO, the Volcani Center, Rishon Le Zion, 2School of Plant Sciences and Food Security, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel


9- CHARACTERISATION OF A NEW PURPLE PHENOTYPE TOMATO (SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM) VARIETY
Jake Bell1, Eugenia MA Enfissi1, Daniel Rickett2, Paul D Fraser1
1Plant Molecular Science, Royal Holloway (University of London), Egham, 2Jealott's Hill International Research Centre, Syngenta, Bracknell, United Kingdom

10- DE NOVO DOMESTICATION OF SOLANUM CHEESMANIAE BY GENOME EDITING VIA CRISPR/CAS9: HARNESSING SALINITY TOLERANCE FROM A WILD TOMATO SPECIES
Estefania Tavares Flores1, Renan T. Pinto1,2, Lázaro E. P. Peres3, Vagner A. Benedito1
1Plant and Soil Sciences Division, West Virginia University, Morgantown, United States, 2Plant Biotechnology, Federal University of Lavras (UFLA), Lavras, Brazil, 3Luiz De Queiroz College of Agriculture (ESALQ), University of São Paulo (USP), Piracicaba, Brazil


11- CAROTENOID BIOSYNTHESIS AND SEQUESTRATION IN RED CHILLI PEPPER AND ITS IMPACT ON COLOUR INTENSITY TRAITS.
Harriet Berry1, Daniel Rickett2, Charles Baxter2, Eugenia Enfissi1, Paul Fraser1
1Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway University, Egham, United Kingdom, 2Seeds, Syngenta, Bracknell, United Kingdom

12- SASSA-SAI : SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA - SOLANUM AETHIOPICUM IMPROVEMENT 
Gerard Bishop1, Eleftheria Stavridou2, Mark Else2, Bo Li3, Xianming Xu3, Fekadu Dinssa4, Justus Ochieng5, Omary Mbwambo4, Sognigbé N'Danikou6, Elizabeth Kizito7, Pamela Kabod7, Godfrey Sseremba7, Prasad Hendre8, Samuel Muthemba8, Ruth Minja9, Asheri Kalala9
1Niab Cuf, Niab, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2CSPS, Niab Emr, Maidstone, United Kingdom, 3Ppe, Niab Emr, Maidstone, United Kingdom, 4Vegetable Breeding, World Vegetable Center, Arusha, United Republic Of Tanzania, , 5Impact Evaluation and Scaling, World Vegetable Center, Arusha, United Republic Of Tanzania, 6Traditional Vegetables Conservation and Utilization, World Vegetable Center, Arusha, United Republic Of Tanzania, 7Department of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Uganda Christian University, Mukuno, Uganda, 8Aocc, World Agroforestry (Icraf), Nairobi, Kenya, 9Agricultural Research, Tari Mikocheni, Dar Es Salaam, United Republic Of Tanzania 


13- QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI ANALYSIS IDENTIFIES A PROMINENT GENE INVOLVED IN THE PRODUCTION OF FATTY ACID-DERIVED FLAVOR VOLATILES IN TOMATO
Karolina Garbowicz1, Zhongyuan Liu2, Saleh Alseekh1, Dani Zamir3, Harry Klee2, Alisdair Fernie1, Yariv Brotman4
1Willmitzer, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam, Germany, 2Horticultural Sciences, Plant Innovation Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, United States, 3The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel, 4Department of Life Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel


14- IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A G-TYPE LECTIN S-RECEPTOR-LIKE SERINE/THREONINE-PROTEIN KINASE REQUIRED FOR POLLEN AND FRUIT DEVELOPMENT IN TOMATO
Rosa Micol-Ponce1, Manuel García-Alcazar1, Carmen Capel1, Fernando J. Yuste-Lisbona1, Benito Pineda2, Begoña García-Sogo2, Juan Capel3, Vicente Moreno2, Rafael Lozano1
1Centro De Investigación en Biotecnología Agroalimentaria (Bital), Universidad De Almería, Almería, 2Instituto De Biología Molecular Y Celular De Plantas (Upv Csic), Universidad Politécnica De Valencia, Valencia, 3Genética, Universidad De Almería, Almería, Spain


15- ENGINEERING INSECTICIDAL FLAVONES IN TOMATO
Oscar Castaneda, Gregg Howe, Erich Grotewold
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, United States

16- MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF THE SLAGL6 TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR
Oscar Castaneda1, Suresh Gupta Kumar2, Tzahi Arazi2, Rivka Barg2, Erich Grotewold1
1Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, United States, 2Department of Ornamental and Agricultural Biotechnology, Institute of Plant Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Rishon Le Zion, Israel

17- COMPARATIVE GENOMIC ANALYSIS OF RALSTONIA SOLANACEARUM PROVIDES INSIGHTS INTO VIRULENCE AND HOST SPECIFICITY IN POTATO
Xiaodan Tan1,2,3, Yuqi Wang1,2,3, Mengshu Huang1,2,3, Dong Cheng1,2,3, Huishan Qiu1,2,3, Bingsen Wang1,2,3, Huilan Chen1,2,3
1Key Laboratory of Potato Biology and Biotechnology, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, 2Key Laboratory of Horticultural Plant Biology, Ministry of Education, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, 3National Center for Vegetable Improvement (Central China), Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China


18- INTROGRESSION LINES OF SOLANUM SITIENS, A WILD NIGHTSHADE OF THE ATACAMA DESERT, IN THE GENOME OF CULTIVATED TOMATO
Roger Chetelat, Xiaoqiong Qin, Meilian Tan, Diana Burkart-Waco, Yosuke Moritama, Xiuwen Huo, Tim Wills, Ricardo Pertuzé
Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, United States


19- FUNCTIONAL DIVERSIFICATION OF ATPS1 ORTHOLOGS IN POTATO
Rosa Paparo1, Pasquale Termolino1, Gaetana Cremona1, Monica De Palma1, Riccardo Aiese Cigliano2, Federica M. Consiglio1, Clara Conicella1
1National Council of Research (CNR), Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources (IBBR), Portici, Italy, 2Sequentia Biotech Sl, Sequentia Biotech Sl, Bellaterra, Spain

20- GENOME-WIDE ANALYSIS OF HISTONE MODIFICATIONS AND ASSOCIATION WITH RIPENING-RELATED GENES DURING POST-HARVEST IN TOMATO FRUIT
Riccardo Aiese Cigliano1,2, Pasquale Termolino1, Hamed Bostan3, Samuela Palombieri1, Rosa Paparo1, Maria Cammareri1, Floriana Della Ragione1, Maurizio D'Esposito1, Silvana Grandillo1, Maria Matarazzo1, Vladimir Valkov1, Riccardo Aversano3, Domenico Carputo3, Marilù Chiusano3, Nunzio D'Agostino3, Antonio Di Matteo3, Federica Maria Consiglio1, Clara Conicella1
1National Council of Research (CNR), Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources (IBBR), Portici, Italy, 2Sequentia Biotech Sl, Sequentia Biotech Sl, Bellaterra, Spain, 3Dept of Agricultural Sciences, University of Naples Federico Ii, Portici, Italy


21- DURATION OF COLD STORAGE HAS A GREATER IMPACT ON POTATO SEED-TUBER PERFORMANCE THAN GROWING-DEGREE-DAY EXPOSURE OF THE MOTHER PLANT
Raz Danieli1, Lior Blank2, Bolaji Babajide Salam1, Paula Teper-Bamnolker1, Amit Gal-On2, Dani Eshel1
1Department of Postharvest Science, Agricultural Research Organization (Aro) Volcani Center, Rishon Le Zion, 2Department of Plant Pathology and Weed Research, Agricultural Research Organization (Aro) Volcani Center, Rishon Le Zion, Israel


22- ON THE BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF TOMATO FRUIT CHILLING TOLERANCE DURING POSTHARVEST STORAGE
Sivan David1, Elazar Elazar Fallik1, Majid R. Foolad2, Amnon Lers1
1Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Rishon Le Zion, Israel, 2Department of Plant Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa, United States


23- METABOLIC CHARACTERIZATION OF TOMATO FRUIT DURING POSTHARVEST SHELF-LIFE AFTER LED-LIGHT IRRADIATION AT TWO RIPENING STAGE
Talía del Pozo1, Simón Miranda1,2, Paulina Vilches2, Lee Meisel2, Romina Pedreschi3, Juan Álvaro3
1Centro Tecnológico De Recursos Vegetales, Universidad Mayor, Santiago, 2Laboratorio Genética Molecular Vegetal, Inta. Universidad De Chile, Santiago, 3Escuela De Agronomía, Pontificia Universidad Católica De Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile


24- MED25 REGULATES TOMATO FRUIT RIPENING THROUGH INTERACTING WITH EIN3-LIKE TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS
Lei Deng1, Qian Li1, Tianxia Yang1, Jiuhai Zhao2, Chang-Bao Li3, Chuanyou Li1
1State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, National Centre for Plant Gene Research (Beijing), Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, the Innovative Academy of Seed Design, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 2State Key Laboratory of Crop Biology, College of Agronomy, Shandong Agricultural University, Taian, 3Key Laboratory of Biology and Genetic Improvement of Horticultural Crops (North China), Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing Vegetable Research Center, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, Beijing, China


25- TOMATO-BACTERIA INTERACTION UNDER DIFFERENT NITROGEN REGIMES: THE ROLE OF SALICYLIC ACID SIGNALING
Shuting Ding, Xiangqi Shao, Jianxin Li, Jingquan Yu, Kai Shi
Department of Horticulture, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China


26- BULK-RNASEQ TRANSCRIPTOMIC ANALYSIS OF STYLE POSITION IN TOMATO 
Gabriella Dono, Alessandro Riccini, Maurizio Enea Picarella, Andrea Mazzucato
Dafne, Università Degli Studi Della Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy

27- CHARACTERIZATION OF A COLLECTION OF TOMATO LINES INTROGRESSING FRUIT MUTATIONS IN SAN MARZANO
Gabriella Dono1, Maurizio Enea Picarella1, Gianfranco Diretto2, Alessandro Riccini1, Clara Pons3, Antonio Jose Monforte3, Antonio Granell3, Andrea Mazzucato1
1Dafne, Università Degli Studi Della Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy, 2Sspt Bioag, Enea, Casaccia Research Center, Roma, Italy, 3Ibmcp, Upv Universitat Politècnica De València, Valencia, Spain


28- TOBACCO AS A RENEWABLE SOURCE OF VALUABLE FINE CHEMICALS
Margit Drapal, Eugenia M. A. Enfissi, Paul D. Fraser
School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway University, Egham, United Kingdom


29- AN “INSIDE-OUT” LOOK AT RIPENING INITIATION IN TOMATO FRUIT
Daniel Evanich1, James Giovannoni2
1Section of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, Ny, 2Robert W. Holley Center, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service and Boyce Thompson Institute, Ithaca, Ny, United States


30- TOBRFV, A NEW THREAT ON THE TOMATO CROP, FIRST STEPS IN BREEDING FOR RESISTANCE TO TOBRFV 
Assaf Eybishitz
R&D, Tomatech, Rehovot, Israel

31- A SEED LANDSCAPE: SPATIO-TEMPORAL SPECIFICATION AND REGULATION OF CENTRAL METABOLISM IN GERMINATING TOMATO SEEDS
Yana Kazachkova1, Vered Caspi2, Moses Kwame Aidoo1, Amanda Vondras3, Satyanarayana Gouthu3, Laurent Deluc3, Hiro Nonogaki3, Albert Batushansky1, Aaron Fait1
1The Jacob Blaustein Insts for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer, Israel, 2Bioinformatics Core Facility, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel, 3Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, United States


32- IDENTIFYING PUTATIVE LOCI LINKING METABOLISM AND GERMINATION IN TOMATO SEEDS
Ru Wang1, Albert Batushansky1, David Toubiana1, Noga Sikron1, Itay Ofner2, Dani Zamir2, Aaron Fait1
1The Jacob Blaustein Insts for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer, Israel, 2The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel


33- ABA-RELATED PACLOBUTRAZOL DELAYS GERMINATION IN TOMATO SEEDS AND ALTERS THE BALANCE BETWEEN CARBON AND NITROGEN METABOLISM 
Moses Kwame Aidoo, Tal Sherman, Naftali Lazarovitch, Shimon Rachmilevitch, Aaron Fait
The Jacob Blaustein Insts for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer, Israel

34- A ROOT-KNOT NEMATODE SECRETED EFFECTOR TARGETS THE HOST SPLICING PLANT MACHINERY TO FAVOR PARASITISM
Joffrey Mejias, Nhat-My Truong, Pierre Abad, Bruno Favery, Michaël Quentin
ISA, INRA, Sophia Antipolis, France

35- INNOVATIONS IN TRICHOME-PRODUCED SPECIALIZED METABOLITES IN EGGPLANT (SOLANUM MELONGENA) AND ITS RELATIVES
Paul D. Fiesel1, Robert L. Last1,2
1Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 2Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, United States


36- THE MOLECULAR AND BIOCHEMICAL MECHANISMS UNDERLYING ANTHRACNOSE RESISTANCE IN CAPSICUM
Alice Flint1, Daniel Rickett2, Laure Didierlaurent3, Paul Fraser1
1Biosciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, United Kingdom, 2Syngenta Uk, Jealott's Hill International Research Centre, Bracknell, United Kingdom, 3Syngenta France, Sarrians International Research Centre, Sarrians, France


37- USE OF TRADITIONAL TOMATO LANDRACES IN THE 21ST CENTURY: THE CASE OF RAMELLET TOMATO AS A SOURCE TO IMPROVE DROUGHT TOLERANCE AND FRUIT SHELF-LIFE
Mateu Fullana-Pericàs, Miquel À. Conesa, Jeroni Galmés
Research Group on Plant Biology Under Mediterranean Conditions, Universitat De Les Illes Balears Inagea, Palma, Spain

38- A HIGH QUALITY GENOME ASSEMBLY OF NICOTIANA BENTHAMIANA FOR FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH AND BIOTECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS
Peter Waterhouse1, Hyungtaek Jung1, Michal Lorenc1, Giuseppe Aprea2, Diego Orzaez3, Aureliano Bombarely4, Giovanni Giuliano2
1Institute for Future Environments, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 2Casaccia Rs Ctr, Enea, Rome, 3Ibmcp, Csic, Valencia, Spain, 4Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

39- THE ROLE OF ISOCITRATE DEHYDROGENASE (ICDH) IN NON-CLIMACTERIC FRUIT RIPENING USING SOLANUM MELONGENA L. (EGGPLANT) AS A MODEL PLANT
Michal Glikman Angel1, Dan Gamrasni2, Martin Goldway1, Amir Raz1
1Molecular Genetics in Agriculture, Migal – Galilee Technological Institute, Kiryat Shemona, 2Fruit Storage Research Laboratory, Migal – Galilee Technological Institute, Kiryat Shemona, Israel, 

40- CHARACTERIZATION OF THE NOVEL MOLECULAR PLAYERS CONTROLLING TOMATO’S PERICARP MATURATION 
Chihiro Furumizu1,2, John Paul Alvarez2, Yuval Eshed3, Daniel Chalupowicz4, Elazar Fallik4, Alexander (Sasha) Goldshmidt5
1Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, 2School of Biological Sciences, Clayton, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 3Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 4Department of Postharvest Science, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO) Volcani Center, Rishon Le Zion, Israel, 5Plant Science, Volcani, Rishon Le Zion, Israel
 
41- EFFECTS OF ELEVATED TEMPERATURES ON FLORAL MERISTEM INITIATION AND REPRODUCTIVE ORGAN DEVELOPMENT IN TOMATO, THE TOMGEM PROJECT
Frédéric Delmas, Adrien Dakdaki, Norbert Bollier, Edouard Tourdot, Nathalie Gonzalez, Christian Chevalier, Michel Hernould
UMR 1332 Fruit Biology and Pathology, INRA, Bordeaux University, Villenave D'ornon, France

42- SPATIOTEMPORAL DISTRIBUTION OF PLOIDY LEVELS AND PLOIDY SPECIFIC TRANSCRIPTOME DURING TOMATO FRUIT DEVELOPMENT
Edouard Tourdot1, Norbert Bollier1, Eli Maza2, Anis Djari2, Julien Pirrello2, Nathalie Gonzalez1
1UMR 1332 Fruit Biology and Pathology, INRA, Bordeaux University, Villenave D'ornon, France, 2Genomics and Biotechnology of the Fruits, Toulouse University, INRA, Castanet Tolosan, France

43- QUANTITATIVE PHYSIOLOGY OF YOUNG TOMATO PLANTS IS A PREDICTOR OF TOMATO YIELD IN THE FIELD 
Sanbon Chaka Gosa1, Amit Koch2, Itamar Shenhar2, Dani Zamir2, Menachem Moshelion2
1Plant Sciences, The Hebrew Univeristy of Jerusalem, Rehovot, 2The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel

44- IMPROVING TARGETED KNOCK-IN EFFICIENCY IN TOMATO TO ELEVATE DISEASE RESISTANCE 
Lila Grandgeorge, Laurence Tomlinson, Jonathan Jones
The Sainsbury Laboratory, The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, United Kingdom


45- INSIGHT INTO THE MOLECULAR BASIS UNDERLYING THE SLAGL6-MEDIATED PARTHENOCARPY
Suresh Kumar Gupta1, Abhay Pratap1, Esther Yeshayahou1, Oscar Castaneda-Mendez2, Erich Grotewold2, Rivka Barg1, Tzahi Arazi1
1Department of Ornamental and Agricultural Biotechnology, Institute of Plant Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Rishon Le Zion, Israel, 2Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States


46- PRIMARY METABOLIC PROFILING OF THE PARASITIC PLANT BROOMRAPE
Yael Hacham1, Noam Nativ2, Joseph Hershenhorn3, Evgenia Dor3, Rachel Amir4,5
1Plant Biology, Migal - Galilee Technology Center, Kiryat Shmona, 2Plasns, Migal - Galilee Technology Center, Kiryat Shmona, 3Weed Research, Newe Ya'ar Research Center, Ramat Yishay, 4Plants, Migal - Galilee Technology Center; Tel Hai College, Kiryat Shmona, Israel, 5Biotechnology, Tel Hai College, Upper Galilee, Israel


47- THE CLONING AND FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS GENE MYB-RELATED 2 IN TOMATO
Xuefen Duan, Juan Hao, Xichun Zhang
Colloge of Plant Science and Technology/beijing Key Laboratory for Agricultural Application and New Technique, Beijing University of Agriculture, Beijing, China


48- THE LOW MONOTERPENE CONTENT IN CULTIVATED TOMATO FRUIT IS APPARENTLY DUE TO LOW EXPRESSION LEVELS OF LEGGPPS.SSU, A GENE ENCODING FOR THE SMALL SUBUNIT OF GERANYL DIPHOSPHATE SYNTHASE 
Gal Hivert1,2, Rachel Davidovich-Rikanati1, Einat Bar1, Ari Schaffer3, Joseph Hirschberg4, Natalia Dudareva5, Efraim Lewinsohn1
1Department of Vegetable Crops, Newe Ya’ar Research Center, Agricultural Research Organization, Ramat Yishai, Israel, 2Department of Vegetable Crops, Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel, 3The Institute of Plant Sciences, The Volcani Center, Agricultural Research Organization, Bet Dagan, Israel, 4Department of Genetics, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, 5Department of Biochemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, West Lafayette, United States


49- DETERMINING THE MECHANISMS CONTROLLING CAROTENOID RETENTION IN C. ANNUUM DURING POST-HARVEST STORAGE
Alexandra Holden1, Daniel Rickett2, Hagai Cohen3, Asaph Aharoni3, Paul D. Fraser1
1School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, London, United Kingdom, 2Syngenta, Bracknell, United Kingdom, 3Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel


50- PERMANENT GENOMIC MODIFICATIONS IN PLANTS BY TRANSIENT EXPRESSION OF CRISPR/CAS9 REAGENTS
Arik Honig, Ira Marton, Elena Marhevka, Barry A. Cohen, Ayelet Omid, Michal Rosenthal, Livnat Arkind, Hanne Volpin
Danziger Innovations Ltd., Mishmar Hashiva, Israel


51- TOMATO ΒCA3 FUNCTION IN PLANT BASAL IMMUNITY DOWNSTREAM OF THE TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR NAC43 AND THE RECEPTOR-LIKE KINASE GRACE1

Zhangjian Hu1, Qiaomei Ma1, Cui Lei1, Chenfei Zheng1, Hyong Woo Choi2,3, Daniel Klessig2, Jingquan Yu1, Kai Shi1
1Department of Horticulture, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 2Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, United States, 3Department of Biological Science, Andong National University, Andong, Republic Of Korea

 

52- ARCHITECTURAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES DUE TO OVEREXPRESSION OF JOINTLESS GENE IN TOMATO
Samuel Huerga Fernandez, Claire Périlleux, Beata Orman-Ligeza
Plant Physiology, Botanic Institute, Liège University, Liège, Belgium

53- POTATOES (SOLANUM TUBEROSUM L.) ADJUST GROWTH AND WATER DEMAND ACCORDING TO SOIL WATER AVAILABILITY 
Katharina Huntenburg1, Mark Stalham2, Ian Dodd1
1Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, 2Niab Cuf, National Institute for Agricultural Botany, Cambridge, United Kingdom


54- REDUNDANCY IN TOMATO GIBBERELLIN RECEPTORS CONTRIBUTES TO PHENOTYPIC STABILITY UNDER CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS
Natanella Illouz-Eliaz, David Weiss
Department of Plant Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel

55- BREEDING FOR FLAVOR
Yuval Jacobsohn
Tomatech, Rehovot, Israel

 

56- IDENTIFICATION AND VALIDATION OF MIRNAS REGULATING NICOTINE BIOSYNTHETIC PATHWAY IN TOBACCO (NICOTIANA TABACUM)
Yalong Xu, Qiansi Chen, Peng Lu, Zefeng Li, Peijian Cao, Jingjing Jin
China Tobacco Gene Research Center, Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of Cntc, Zheng Zhou, China

57- MUTATIONS AFFECTING STRIGOLACTONES BIOSYNTHESIS AND PERCEPTION IN TOMATO AND BREEDING OF BROOMRAPE-RESISTANT TOMATO VARIETIES     

Uri Karniel1, Amit Koch2, Nurit Bar-Nun1, Dani Zamir2, Joseph Hirschberg1

1Department of Genetics, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 2The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel

 

58- THE GORKY NITRATE/PEPTIDE FAMILY (NPF) TRANSPORTER MAKES BITTER TOMATOES TASTE BETTER
Yana Kazachkova1, Samuel Bocobza1, Itay Zemach2, Sayantan Panda1, Andrii Vainer1, Yonghui Dong1, Jangjie Hu3, Eilon Shani3, Dorottya Veres4, Hussam Hassan Nour-Eldin4, Dani Zamir2, Asaph Aharoni1
1Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 2The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel, 3Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, 4Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark


59- GENETIC DISSECTION OF TOMATO ROOT DEVELOPMENT
Azad Kilic1,2, Rahul Bhosale1,2, Bipin K. Pandey1,2, Rupert G. Fray1, David Salt1, Graham B. Seymour1, Malcolm J. Bennett1,2
1Division of Plant and Crop Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, 2Centre for Plant Integrative Biology (CPIB), School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom


60- EXPLORING THE GENOMIC VARIABILITY AMONG SOLANUM AETHIOPICUM COMPLEX: IMPLICATIONS FOR CROP IMPROVEMENT
Elizabeth Kizito1, Gerald Mboowa2,3, Luca Cozzuto4, Pamela Nahamya Kabod1, Daudi Jingo5, Godfrey Sseremba1, Toni Hermoso6, Jochen Hecht6, Julia Ponomarenko6
1Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Uganda Christian University, Mukono, Uganda, 2Department of Immunology and Molecular Biology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, 3Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, 4Bioinformatics Unit, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain, 5Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, Uganda Christian University, Mukono, Uganda, 6Bioinformatics Unit, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain

61- UNCOVERING SURFACE STRUCTURE EFFECT ON PLANT-PATHOGEN INTERACTION USING BIOMIMETICS
Tali Sayas1, Pallavi Kumari1, Helen Rombach2, Neta Ginzburg1, Maya Kleiman1
1Plant Sciences Institute, Agricultural Research Organization, Rishon Lezion, Israel, 2Department of Agriculture and Horticulture, Humboldt University Zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany


62- BACTERIAL MODULATION OF TOMATO METABOLISM LEADS TO SYSTEMIC ROOT EXUDATION OF ACYLSUGARS
Elisa Korenblum
Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

63- FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF MICRORNA171 FAMILY IN TOMATO
Michael Kravchik1, Ran Stav2, Eduard Belausov2, Tzahi Arazi2
1Department of Plant Pathology and Weed Research, The Volcani Center, Rishon Le Zion, 2The Institute of Plant Sciences, The Volcani Center, Rishon Le Zion, Israel

64- EXPLORING THE TOMATO LIPIDOMIC LANDSCAPE BY GENETIC MAPPING
Anastasiya Kuhalskaya1, Saleh Alseekh2, Alvaro Cuadros Inostroza3, Dani Zamir4, Yariv Brotman5
1Life Science, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel, 2Molecular Physiology, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam, Germany, 3Metabolomics, Meta Sys X Gmb H, Potsdam, Germany, 4The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel, 5Department of Life Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel

65- KNOCKOUT OF SLELF4E1 GENE CONFERS RESISTANCE AGAINST POTATO VIRUS Y IN TOMATO
Surender Kumar, Bekele Abebie, Michael Kravchik, Diana Leibman, Yulia Shnaider, Reenu Kumari, Meital Meital Cohen, Amit Gal-On
Department of Plant Pathology and Weed Research, Agricultural Research Organization, the Volcani Center, Rishon Le Tsiyon, Israel


66- POTENTIAL OF GENOMIC SELECTION FOR FRUIT CHARACTERISTIC TRAITS IN CAPSICUM CORE COLLECTION
Ju-Pyo Hong1, Hea-Young Lee1, Na Young Ro2, Jin-Kyung Kwon1, Byoung-Cheorl Kang1
1Department of Plant Science, Vegetable Breeding Research Center, Plant Genomics and Breeding Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul 2National Academy of Agricultural Science, Rural Development Administration, Jeonju, Republic Of Korea

67- MAPPING THE GENETIC ARCHITECTURE OF THE METABOLIC RESPONSE TO WATER DEFICIT IN TOMATO
Taly Lapidot-Cohen, Leah Rosental, Yariv Brotman
Life Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel


68- COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF FRUIT PIGMENTATION AND FLAVORS UNDER THE ARTIFICIAL CANOPY IN TOMATO AND BELL PEPPER
Hee Ju Yu, Je Min Lee 
Horticultural Science, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic Of Korea


69- CAROTENOID ACYL TRANSFERASES AND THEIR ROLE IN CAROTENOID ESTERIFICATION AS A MEANS OF SEQUESTRATION
Esther Lewis, Marilise Nogueira, Eugenia M.A. Enfissi, Paul D. Fraser
Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, United Kingdom

70- BEYOND FLOWERING: REGULATION OF APICAL DOMINANCE AND SYMPODIAL PATTERN BY THE FLORIGEN ACTIVATION COMPLEX 
Grace Lhaineikim, Yuval Eshed
Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Rehovot, Israel

71- MYC2 REGULATES THE TERMINATION OF JASMONATE SIGNALING VIA AN AUTOREGULATORY NEGATIVE FEEDBACK LOOP

YuanYuan Liu1, MinMin Du1, Lei Deng1, Chang-Bao Li2, Qingzhe Zhai1, Chuanyou Li1

1State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, National Centre for Plant Gene Research (Beijing), Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, the Innovative Academy of Seed Design, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 2Key Laboratory of Biology and Genetic Improvement of Horticultural Crops (North China), Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing Vegetable Research Center, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, Beijing, China

72- DIRECTIONAL CREATION OF NEW TOMATO MALE STERILE GERMPLASM BY CRISPR/CAS9 GENE EDITING TECHNOLOGY
Ming Zhou1, Xiaoting Yu1, Leng Deng2, Chuanyou Li2, Changbao Li1
1Vegetable Research Center, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, Beijing, China, 2Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

73- THE ROLE OF TOMATO SLPP2C5 IN THE REGULATION OF TOMATO FRUIT DEVELOPMENT AND RIPENING
Qian Li1, Juan Wang1, Xiawan Zhai2, Wenbin Kai1, Bin Liang1, Ying Fu1, Ping Leng1
1Department of Pomology, College of Horticulture, China Agricultural University, Beijing,2State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics and National Center for Plant Gene Research, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China


74- INVESTIGATING ABSCISIC ACID (ABA) SIGNALING AND REGULATORY NETWORK IN TOMATO THROUGH MUTATIONS IN SNRK2 GENES
Daniel Limoey, Avraham Pash, Ohad Yogev, Joseph Hirschberg
Department of Genetics, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

75- BLUE LIGHT INHIBITS ANTHOCYANIN BREAKDOWN BY DELAYING RIPENING IN PEPPER?
Ying Liu1,2, Rob E. Schouten1, Yury Tikunov2, Arnaud Bovy2, Richard G. F. Visser2, Leo F.M. Marcelis1
1Horticulture and Product Physiology, Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen, 2Laboratory of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen, Netherlands


76- GENERATION OF NEW ALLOPOLYPLOID SPECIES BY HORIZONTAL GENOME TRANSFER
Chiara Lonoce1, Sandra Stegemann1, Stephanie Ruf1, Peggy Gabor1, Mohammad Ahmadabadi1,2, Ralph Bock1
1Organelle Biology, Biotechnology and Molecular Ecophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, Golm, Germany, 2Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran, Islamic Republic Of Iran


77- DNA METHYLATION AND SRNAS AS REGULATORS OF TRANSGRESSIVE PHENOTYPES IN PLANTS
Sara Lopez-Gomollon, Sebastian Y. Mueller, Thomas Hardcastle, David C. Baulcombe
Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom


78- STUDYING THE ROLES OF APOCAROTENOIDS IN PLANTS BY GENOME EDITING OF CAROTENOID CLEAVAGE DIOXYGENASE (CCD) GENES
Tal Makov1, Omer Perach2, Joseph Hirschberg2
1Genetics, The Hebrew Universty, Jerusalem, 2Department of Genetics, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel


79- MICRO-NIR PHENOTYPING: A SIMPLE WAY TO TOMATO TASTE DETECTION
Alice Brunazzi1, Simone Santucci2, Ophelie Gregoire1, Marina Malatrasi3, Massimiliano Beretta1
1Breeding Dept, Isi Sementi Spa, Fidenza (Pr), 2Dipartimento Di Scienze Agrarie Alimentari Ed Ambientali, University of Perugia, Perugia, 3Molecular Lab, Isi Sementi Sp A, Fidenza (Pr), Italy

 

80- UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF FALSIFLORA IN COORDINATING REPRODUCTIVE DEVELOPMENT IN TOMATO
Gomez Roldan Maria Victoria1, Rachid Boumlik2, Delphine Cuzzi2, Abdelhafid Bendahmane2
1Cnrs, Institute of Plant Science Paris Saclay (Ips2), Gif Sur Yvette, France, 2Inra, Institute of Plant Science Paris Saclay, Gif Sur Yvette, France

81- FINE MAPPING OF FRUIT ORIENTATION CONTROLLING UP GENE IN CAPSICUM
Solomon Mekonnen, Han Koeun, Lee Hea-Young, Muhammad Irfan Siddique, Byoung Cherol Kang
Horticulture Breeding and Genetics, Plant Genomics and Breeding Institute, SNU, Seoul, Republic Of Korea


82- PEPPER INTROGRESSION LINES DERIVED FROM CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS AND THEIR USE FOR QTL MAPPING OF FRUIT RELATED TRAITS
Vibha Mishra1, Noa Rona1,2, Yelena Borovsky1, Adi Faigenboim1, Ilan Paran1
1Institute of Plant Sciences, The Volcani Center, Rishon Le Zion, Israel, 2Hazera, Seeds Ltd., Brurim, Israel

83- UNRAVELING THE GENETIC ARCHITECTURE OF THE REGULATION OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS IN SOLANUM TUBEROSUM GROUP PHUREJA
María Angélica Parra-Galindo1, Clara Piñeros Niño1, Johana Soto Sedano2, Teresa Mosquera-Vásquez3
1Facultad De Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia, 2Biology. Science Faculty, Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia, 3Facultad De Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Sede Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia

84- BREAKING THE BARRIER: UNDERSTANDING THE FUNCTION OF DIFFERENT CUTICULAR COMPONENTS IN TREE TOBACCO (NICOTIANA GLAUCA)
Boaz Negin, Shelly Hen-Avivi, Asaph Aharoni
Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

85- DEVELOPMENT OF THE TOMATO STOMATAL LINEAGE AND THE ROLE OF SLSPCH IN RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENTAL SIGNALS
Ido Nir1, Dominique Bergmann1,2
1Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, 2Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, United States

 

86- SPECIES-SPECIFIC DISCOVERY OF HIGH-QUALITY SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISMS (SNPS) IN SOLANUM HABROCHAITES AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE
Michael Immanuel Jesse Denison, Jong-In Park, Illsup Nou
1Department of Horticulture, Sunchon National University, Suncheon, Republic Of Korea


87- JASMONATE SIGNALING SYMPHONY: THE ART OF DIRECTING MULTIPLE PLAYERS IN THE SOLANACEAE SPECIALIZED METABOLISM
Sayantan Panda1,2, Adam Jozwiak1, Prashant Sonawane1, Jedrzej Szymanski3, Yana Kazachkova1, Andrii Vainer1, Varvara Dikaya4, Samuel Bocobza5, Sagit Meir1, Ashok Giri6, Hagai Yasuor2, Avinash Kamble7, Asaph Aharoni1
1Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 2Gilat Center, Vegetables and Field Crops, The Volcani Center, Aro, Bet Dagan, Israel, 3Department of Molecular Genetics, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Gatersleben, Germany, 4Department of Biology I, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany, 5Department of Vegetable Research, Aro Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel, 6Plant Molecular Biology Unit, Division of Biochemical Sciences, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research–national Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, 7Department of Botany, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, India


88- FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF T2 RIBONUCLEASES DURING PLANT PROGRAMMED CELL DEATH PROCESSES 
Einat Paz, Tal Bar-Dror, Amnon Lers
Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, Aro, the Volcani Center, Rishon Le Zion, Israel

 

89- IDENTIFICATION OF NEW QTLS AND ALLELES FOR FRUIT FLAVOR IMPROVEMENT IN TOMATO
Lara Pereira1, Hamid Razifard2, Elizabeth Frick3, Nathan Taitano1, Ana Caicedo2, Denise Tieman3, Esther van der Knaap1
1Center for Applied Genetic Technologies, University of Georgia, Athens, United States, 2Institute for Applied Life Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, United States, 3Horticultural Sciences, Plant Innovation Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, United States


90- ABA-OVERPRODUCING ROOTSTOCKS ALLEVIATES LOW SALINITY STRESS IN TOMATO BY ALTERING ABA SENSITIVITY AND SIGNALLING
Cristina Martínez-Andújar1, Alfonso Albacete1, Andrew J. Thompson2, Francisco Perez Alfocea1
1Plant Nutrition, Cebas Csic, Murcia, Spain, 2Soil and Agrifood Institute, Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom

91- TOWARDS PAN-TRANSCRIPTOME OF POTATO – ROBUST ASSEMBLY OF TRANSCRIPTOMES FOR THREE TETRAPLOID GENOTYPES
Marko Petek1, Maja Zagorščak1, Živa Ramšak1, Mohamed Zouine2, Kristina Gruden1
1Department of Biotechnology and Systems Biology, National Institute of Biology, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2Laboratoire Génomique Et Biotechnologie Du Fruit, Inra/inp Ensat, Castanet Tolosan, France
 
92- GENETIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY CHARACTERIZATION OF EUROPEAN VARIETIES WITH CONTRASTING SHELF LIFE
Clara Pons1,2, Jose Luis Rambla1, Joan Casals3, Adriana Sacco4, Richard Finkers5, Jose Blanca2, Peio Ziarsolo2, Silvana Grandillo4, Haya Friedman6, Dani Zamir7, Jaime Prohens2, Antonio Monforte1, Antonio Granell1
1Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Ibmcp (Csic Upv), València, Spain, 2Comav, Universitat Politècnica De València, València, Spain, 3Fundació Miquel Agusti, Universitat Politècnica De Catalunya, Casteldefels, Spain, 4Institute of Biosciences and Bio Resources, Cnr, Portici, Italy, 5Plant Breeding, Wur Pri, Wageningen, Netherlands, 6Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel, 7The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel


93- TOMATO GENES INVOLVED IN RESISTANCE TO PSEUDOMONAS SYRINGAE PV. TOMATO HAVE REDUCED GENETIC DIVERSITY AND DEVIATE FROM NEUTRAL EXPECTATIONS
Adrian F. Powell1, Robyn Roberts2, Samantha Mainiero2, Gregory B. Martin2, Susan R. Strickler1
1Computational Biology Center, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2Martin Lab, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, New York, United States


94- PROOF-OF-CONCEPT VALIDATION OF THE G2P-SOL TOMATO AND EGGPLANT SPET PLATFORMS FOR EVALUATING DIVERSITY, ESTABLISHMENT OF RELATIONSHIPS, AND MANAGEMENT OF GERMPLASM COLLECTIONS
Jaime Prohens1, Lorenzo Barchi2, Alberto Acquadro2, Ezio Portis2, Sergio Lanteri2, David Alonso1, Pietro Gramazio1, Santiago Vilanova1, María J. Díez1, Laura Toppino3, Laura Bassolino3, Giuseppe L. Rotino3, Davide Scaglione4, Giuseppe Aprea5, Paola Ferrante5, Giovanni Giuliano5
1Comav, Universitat Politècnica De València, Valencia, Spain, 2Disafa, University of Torino, Grugliasco (To), Italy, 3Crea Gb, Unità Di Ricerca Per L’orticoltura, Montanaso Lombardo, Italy, 4Iga Technology Services Srl, Iga, Udine, Italy, 5Enea, Casaccia Research Center, Roma, Italy


95- WHOLE-GENOME RESEQUENCING OF THE EIGHT SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM VAR. CERASIFORME AND S. PIMPINELLIFOLIUM PARENTS OF A MAGIC POPULATION
Santiago Vilanova, Pietro Gramazio, Leandro Pereira-Dias, Jaime Prohens, Salvador Soler, María J. Díez
Comav, Universitat Politècnica De València, Valencia, Spain

96- THE ROLE OF STCDF1 GENE AND ITS ANTISENSE TRANSCRIPT DURING DROUGHT STRESS IN POTATO
Lorena Ramirez1, Jose Abelenda2, Miru Du3, Marian Oortwijn1, Sara Bergonzi1, Li Shi1, Richard Visser1, Christian Bachem1
1Pbr, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands, 2Centro De Biotecnología Y Genómica De Plantas, Universidad Politécnica De Madrid (Upm), Instituto Nacional De Investigación Y Tecnología Agraria Y Alimentaria (Inia), Madrid, Spain, 3Potato Centre, Inner Mongolia University, Mongolia, China


97- USING NATURAL VARIATION TO DISSECT VARIABILITY IN THE JA SIGNALING PATHWAY OF NICOTIANA ATTENUATA
Rishav Ray1, Rayko Halitschke1, Meredith C. Schuman1,2, Ian T. Baldwin1
1Department of Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany, 2Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

98- USING HAPLOTYPE-BASED DIVERSITY ANALYSIS TO IMPROVE BREEDING EFFICIENCY IN MULTIPLE CROPS
Gil Ronen
R&D, NRGene, Ness Ziona, Israel


99- ETIOLATED STEM BRANCHING: SUCROSE AS AN INDUCER OF CYTOKININ SYNTHESIS IN POTATO BUDS

Bolaji Salam1, Naomi Ori3, Dani Eshel4

1Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Plant Sciences,huji, Agricultural Research Organization the Volcani Cente, Rehovot, 2Department of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, 3Department of Postharvest Science, Agricultural Research Organization (Aro) Volcani Center, Rishon Letsion, Israel


100- SLDREB3 EXPRESSION DECREASES ABA LEVELS AND SUPPRESSES ABA RESPONSES ACROSS TISSUES AND GOVERNS ETHYLENE DEPENDENT AND INDEPENDENT ASPECTS OF RIPENING IN TOMATO 
Asmita Gupta, Rakesh Upadhyay, Rashmi Garg, Aniruddha Sane
Plant Gene Expression Lab, Csir National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India

101- IDENTIFICATION OF SECONDARY METABOLITES RELATED TO QUANTITATIVE RESISTANCE TO LATE BLIGHT IN POTATO
Felipe Sarmiento1, Kalenahalli, Yogendra N2, Kushalappa Ajjamada C.2, Maria Cecilia Delgado3, Teresa Mosquera4
1Biología, Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia, 2Plant Science Department, Mc Gill University, Montreal, Canada, 3Facultad De Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Bogota, Colombia, 4Facultad De Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia


102- JASMONATE-MEDIATED MYB21 FUNCTION IN TOMATO FERTILITY
Ramona Schubert, Cornelia Gruber, Benedikt Athmer, Tom Schreiber, Bettina Hause
Cell and Metabolic Biology, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Halle, Germany


103- NBRP-TOMATO: AN INTEGRATED BIORESOURCE OF TOMATO
Yoshihito Shinozaki1, Ken Hoshikawa2, Tohru Ariizumi1, Naoya Fukuda1, Yoshinori Kanayama3, Yasutaka Kubo4, Koh Aoki5, Kentaro Yano6, Hiroshi Ezura1
1Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, 2Biological Resources and Post Harvest Division, Jircas, Tsukuba, Japan, 3Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 4Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan, 5Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Japan, 6Graduate School of Agriculture, Meiji University, Kawasaki, Japan

104- THE ROLE OF DELLA PROTEIN IN TOMATO PLANT RESPONSE TO WATER-DEFICIT STRESS
Hagai Shohat, Ido Nir, David Weiss
The Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel

105- T2-TYPE RIBONUCLEASE FUNCTION IN PATHOGEN RESPONSES
Naveen Kumar Singh, Amnon Lers
Post Harvest and Food Scinces, Agriculture Research Organization (Aro), Volcani, Rishon Lezion, Israel


106- THE ROLE OF SLMYB24 IN JASMONATE-DEPENDENT GYNOECIUM DEVELOPMENT AND FRUIT SET IN TOMATO
Henrikje Wilhelmina Smits, Janik Telleria Marloth, Ramona Schubert, Bettina Hause
Department of Cell and Metabolic Biology, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Halle, Germany


107- THE ROLE OF THE TOMATO RECEPTOR-LIKE CYTOPLASMIC KINASE BSK830 IN PTI SIGNALING
Guy Sobol1, Bharat Bhusan Majhi1, Ning Zhang2, Holly M. Roberts2, Gregory B. Martin2, Guido Sessa1
1School of Plant Sciences and Food Security, Tel Aviv University, 69978 Tel Aviv, Israel, 2Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, ,, Ithaca, New York 14853, United States


108- THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE RESISTANCE FACTOR IN SOLANUM ENCODES A 2-OXOGLUTARATE DEPENDENT DIOXYGENASE FOR LEPTININE PRODUCTION
Prashant Sonawane, Pablo Cárdenas, Asaph Aharoni
Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel


109- THE FUNCTION OF THE TOBRFV MOVEMENT PROTEIN IN THE BREAKDOWN OF TM-2(2) RESISTANCE IN TOMATO
Hagit Hak, Ziv Spiegelman
Department of Plant Pathology and Weed Research, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Rishon Le Tsiyon, Israel


110- THE WILD METABOLISM OF DOMESTICATED TOMATO - DISSECTING THE GENETIC BASIS OF VARIATION IN TOMATO FRUIT METABOLISM AND PATHOGEN RESISTANCE
Jedrzej Szymanski1, Samuel Bocobza2, Sayantan Panda3, Prashant Sonawane3, Pablo Cardenas4, Justin Lashbrooke5, Avinash Kamble6, Nir Shachaf3, Sagit Meir3, Arnaud Bovy7, Jules Beekwilder7, Yury Tikunov7, Irene Romero de la Fuente7, Dani Zamir8, Ilana Rogachev3, Asaph Aharoni3
1Molecular Genetics, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Seeland, Germany, 2Plant Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, Rishon Le Tzion, Israel, 3Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 4Department of Plant Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 5Crop Production, Agricultural Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa, 6Department of Botany, Savirtibai Phule Pune University, Pune, India, 7Department of Plant Breeding, Wageningen Plant Research, Wageningen, Netherlands, 8The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel


111- ATTEMPT OF S. PIMPINELLIFOLIUM REFERENCE GENOME CONSTRUCTION BY DE NOVO ASSEMBLY
Hitomi Takei1, Kenta Shirasawa2, Kosuke Kuwabara1, Yuma Matsuzawa3, Shinji Iioka3, Tohru Ariizumi1,4
1Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, 2Frontier Research and Development, Kazusa Dna Research Institute, Kisarazu, Japan, 3Research Station, Tokita Seed Co., Ltd., Otone, Japan, 4Tsukuba Plant Innovation Research Center, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan


112- POTATO VACUOLAR PROCESSING ENZYME 1 INDUCES PROGRAMMED CELL DEATH IN TOBACCO CULTURE FOLLOWING ITS TRANSLOCATION THROUGH THE AUTOPHAGY PATHWAY 
Paula Teper Bamnolker1, Raz Danieli1, Hadas Peled-Zehavi2, Dani Eshel1
1Department of Postharvest Science, The Volcani Center, Aro, Rishon Le Zion, Israel, 2Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel


113- NOVEL LOCI ASSOCIATED WITH TOMATO FLAVOR COMPOUNDS IDENTIFIED BY GWAS OF DIVERSE TOMATO VARIETIES
Denise Tieman1, Luis Felipe Ferrão1, Esther van der Knaap2, Marcio F. R. Resende1, Harry Klee1
1Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2Institute for Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States

114- YIELD EPISTASIS IN INTERSPECIFIC TOMATO BACKCROSS INBRED LINES AND THEIR HYBRIDS 
Shai Torgeman
The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Rehovot, Israel


115- BREEDING OF GLYCOALKALOID-LESS POTATOES BY GENOME EDITING
Naoyuki Umemoto1, Shuhei Yasumoto2, Hyoung Jae Lee3, Masaharu Mizutani3, Kenji Asano4, Kazuki Saito1, Toshiya Muranaka2
1Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Riken, Yokohama, Japan, 2Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Suita, Japan, 3Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, 4Hokkaido Agricultural Research Center, Naro, Memuro, Japan

116- PHYTOHORMONAL PROFILING UNVEILS THE ROLE OF AUXIN CONJUGATION IN TOMATO FLOWER AND EARLY FRUIT DEVELOPMENT
Andrii Vainer1, Sayantan Panda1, Irina Panizel1, Yana Kazachkova1, Sara Breitenbach2, Jutta Ludwig-Müller2, Asaph Aharoni1, Hagai Yasuor3
1Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 2Institute of Botany, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 3Department of Vegetable and Field Crops, Gilat Research Center, Agriculture Research Organization (Aro), Gilat, Israel


117- NATURAL GENETIC VARIATION FROM GALAPAGOS TOMATOES REVEALS THE MULTIPLE STEPS NECESSARY FOR ACYLSUGAR-BASED INSECT RESISTANCE
Eloisa Vendemiatti1, Rodrigo Therezan de Freitas1, Mateus Henrique Vicente1, Nick Bergau2, Lina Yang3, Maisa de Siqueira Pinto1, Severino Matias de Alencar4, Alain Tissier2, Vagner Antonio Benedito3, Lázaro E. P. Peres1
1Department of Biological Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Piracicaba, Brazil, 2Department of Cell and Metabolic Biology, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Halle, Germany, 3Division of Plant & Soil Sciences, West Virginia University, Morgantown, United States, 4Department of Agri‐food Industry, Food and Nutrition, University of Sao Paulo, Piracicaba, Brazil

118- NO GENOME REQUIRED: FINDING GENETIC VARIANTS IN PLANTS WITHOUT COMPLETE GENOME INFORMATION
Yoav Voichek, Detlef Weigel
Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany

119- THE ROLES OF APOPLASTIC SUGAR AND G-PROTEIN SIGNALLING IN TOMATO DEFENSE AGAINST PST DC3000 IN RESPONSE TO VARYING LIGHT CONDITIONS
Jiao Wang, Qiaomei Ma, Zhangjian Hu, Ping Wang, Jianxin Li, Jingquan Yu, Kai Shi
Department of Horticulture, Zhejiang University Institute of Vegetable Science, Hang Zhou, China

120- MAP-BASED CLONING A SHORT PEDICEL LENGTH (SPL1) MUTANT IN MICRO-TOM
Ning Wang1, Daoyun Chen1, Ryoichi Yano2, Hiroshi Ezura1
1Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, Japan, 2Advanced Analysis Center, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba City, Japan


121- ROLE OF LOXD IN THE RESISTANCE TO ROOT-KNOT NEMATODE IN TOMATO
Jiaping Feng1, Jinshan Yang1, Wenchao Zhao1, Jingwei Wei1, Shaohui Wang2
1College of Plant Science and Technology, Beijing University of Agriculture, Beijing, China, 2Beijing University of Agriculture, College of Plant Science and Technology, Beijing, China

 

122- JAZ PROTEIN MEDIATED THE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF TOMATO TO ROOT-KNOT NEMATODE
Jingwei Wei1, Yingjian Gao2, Wenchao Zhao2, Shaohui Wang2
1College of Plant Science and Techonoly, Beijing University of Agriculture, Beijing, China, 2College of Plant Science and Technology, Beijing University of Agriculture, Beijing, China


123- UNDERSTANDING THE VOLATILE BLEND THAT SPIDER-MITE-INFESTED TOMATO PLANTS EMIT DURING PLANT DEVELOPMENT
Nati weinblum1, Alon Cna'ani1, Itai Opatovsky2, Lior Avraham3, Adi Sadeh2, Vered Tzin1
1The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer 8499000, Israel, 2R&d, Southern Station, Mop Besor, Israel, 3Agricultural Extension Service of Israel Shaham, Ministry of Agriculture, Beit Dagan, Israel


124- DE NOVO DOMESTICATION OF WILD TOMATO USING GENOME EDITING
Stefan Weinl1, Agustin Zsögön2, Tomáš Čermák3,4, Emmanuel Rezende Naves2, Marcela Morato Notini5, Kai Edel1, Luciano Freschi6, Daniel F Voytas3, Jörg Kudla1, Lázaro Eustáquio Pereira Peres7
1University of Münster, Institute of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Münster, Germany, 2Departamento De Biologia Vegetal, Universidade Federal De Viçosa, Viçosa, Brazil, 3Department of Genetics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States, 4Inari Agriculture, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 5Departamento De Ciências Biológicas, Universidade De São Paulo, Piracicaba, Brazil, 6Instituto De Biociências, Universidade De São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 7Departamento De Ciências Biológicas, Universidade De São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

125- HIGH-PERFORMANCE ROOTSTOCKS FOR TOMATO PRODUCTION IN NEW YORK STATE

Brandon Williams1, Margaret Frank1, Judson Reid2, Margaret Wagner3, Ivan Baxter4, Miguel Piñeros5

1Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, 2Cornell Cooperative Extension Yates County, Cornell University, Penn Yan, 3Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, 4Plant Biology, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, 5Usda Ars: Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, United States

126- TARGETED INDUCTION OF SECONDARY METABOLISM IN TOMATO AND PEPPER BY CONTROLLED ABIOTIC STRESS TREATMENTS
Julia Jessica Reimer1, Virginia Carvalho Lemos1, Björn Thiele2, Anika Wiese-Klinkenberg2, Björn Usadel1,2, Alexandra Wormit1
1Institute of Biology 1, Rwth Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, 2Institute of Bio and Geosciences, Plant Sciences (Ibg 2), Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany


127- A NOVEL HYDROXYCINNAMOYL-COA QUINATE HYDROXYCINNAMOYL TRANSFERASE GENE INVOLVED IN CHLOROGENIC ACID BIOSYNTHESIS WAS ISOLATED FROM NICOTIANA TABACUM
Mingzhu Wu, Zhong Wang, Feng Li, Xiaodong Xie, Jianfeng Zhang, Zhaopeng Luo, Jun Yang
China Tobacco Gene Research Center, Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of Cntc, Zhengzhou, China


128- THE DELETERIOUS MUTATION DURING SOLANACEAE EVOLUTION
Yaoyao Wu1, Edward Buckler2, Sanwen Huang1
1Agricultural Genomics Institute at Shenzhen, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shenzhen, China , 2Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University, Ithaca, United States

129- A HIGH-DENSITY ENVIRONMENTAL SENSING SYSTEM REVEALS THE EFFECTS OF POINT-SPECIFIC ENVIRONMENTAL DIFFERENCES ON PHENOTYPES OF GREENHOUSE TOMATO
Eiji Yamamoto, Takanari Tanabata, Kenta Shirasawa, Sachiko Isobe
Plant Genetics and Genomics, Kazusa Dna Research Institute, Kisarazu, Japan

130- PLANT OMICS DATABASES: PLANT OMICS DATA CENTER (PODC), CATCHUP AND TOMATOMICS
Shizuka Koshimizu1, Shun Ohki1, Kong Bihe1, Misa Saito1, Maasa Kanno1, Eiji Nambara2, Hajime Ohyanagi3, Koh Aoki4, Kentaro Yano1
1Sch. Of Agri., Meiji Univ., Kawasaki, Japan, 2Dept. Of Cell & Systems Biology., University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 3Computational Bioscience Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology,, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 4Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan

131- MINING NOVEL FRUIT WEIGHT QTLS IN SEMI-DOMESTICATED TOMATO POPULATION
Lei Zhang1, Alexis Ramos2, Esther van der Knaap2,3
1Center for Applied Genetic Technology, University of Georgia, Athens, United States, 2Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics, University of Georgia, Athens, United States, 3Department of Horticulture, University of Georgia, Athens, United States

132- IDENTIFIED TRANS-SPLICING OF YELLOW-FRUITED TOMATO 2 ENCODING THE PHYTOENE SYNTHASE 1 PROTEIN ALTERS FRUIT COLOR BY MAP-BASED CLONING, FUNCTIONAL COMPLEMENTATION AND RACE
Lulu Chen1, Wenzheng Li1, Yongpen Li1, Xuechao Feng1, Keyu Du1, Ge Wang2, Lingxia Zhao1
1Plant Science, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 2Instrumental Analysis Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

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