Fusarium head blight research

Contact: Kris Audenaert
Geert Haesaert
Partners: Prof.dr.ir. M. Höfte, Prof.dr.ir. B. Debaets, Prof.dr.Apr. S. De Saeger, Prof. dr. Sika Croubels, Prof. dr. ir. G. Smagghe


A1 Publications on Fusarium research and related fungal pathogens since 2009:
1. Audenaert, K., Van Broeck, R., De Witte, F., Heremans, B., Messens, K., Höfte, M. and Haesaert, G. (2009) Fusarium head blight in Flanders: Population diversity, inter-species associations and DON contamination in commercial winter wheat varieties. Eur. Journal of Plant Pathology, 125: 343-357
2. Audenaert, K., Callewaert, E., De Saeger, S., Höfte, M., and Haesaert, G. (2010) Hydrogen peroxide induced by application of triazole fungicides triggers deoxynivalenol (DON) production by Fusarium graminearum. BMC Microbiology, 10 1-14
3. De Schuyffeleer, N., Audenaert, K. Samapundo, S. Ameyer, Eeckhout, M., and Devlieghere, F. (2011). Identification and characterization of chalk moulds in bread. Food Microbiology 28: 1019-1027.
4. Landschoot, S., Audenaert, K., Waegeman, W., Pycke, B. Bekaert, B. De Baets, B., and G. Haesaert (2011). Connection between the primary inoculum on weeds, soil and crop residue and the Fusarium population on wheat plants. Crop Protection, 10, 1297-1305.
5. Audenaert, K., De Schuyffeleer, N., Maene, P., Monbaliu, S., Vekeman, S., De Saeger, S., and Eeckhout, M. (2012) Efficacy of neutral electrolyzed water to reduce Fusarium spp and deoxynivalenol (DON) production in vitro and on wheat kernels. Food control, 23, 515-521.
6. Landschoot, S., Waegeman, W., Audenaert, K., Vandepitte, J. Baetens, J., Haesaert, G., and De Baets, B. (2012). An empirical analysis of explanatory variables affecting Fusarium infection and deoxynivalenol production in wheat (2012). Journal of Plant Pathology, 44: 135-147.
7. Landschoot, S., Waegeman, W., Audenaert, K., Vandepitte, J., Haesaert, G. and De Baets, B. (2012). Towards a reliable evaluation of forecasting systems for plant diseases. Plant Disease, 96: 889-896.
8. De Zutter, N., Audenaert, K., Haesaert, G. , Smagghe, G. (2012). Preference of cereal aphids for different cultivars of winter wheat, Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 6: 345-350.
9. De Boevre, M., di Mavungu, J., Maene, P., Audenaert, K., Deforce, D., Haesaert, G., Eeckhout, M., Callebaut, A., Berthiller, F., Van Peteghem, C., & De Saeger, S. (2012). Development and validation of an LC/MSMS method for the simultaneous determination of deoxynivalenol, zearalenone, T2-toxin and some masked metabolites in different cereals and cereals-derived food Food Additives and Contaminants, 29: 819-835.
10. Troch, V., Audenaert, K., Bekaert, B., Höfte, M., and Haesaert, G. (2012). Phylogeography and virulence structure of the powdery mildew population on its “new” host triticale. BMC Evolutionary Biology.12: Article number 76.
11. De Boevre, M., Diana di Mavungu, J., Landschoot, S., Audenaert, K., Eeckhout, M., Maene, P., Haesaert, G., Deforce, D., and De Saeger, S. (2012) Natural occurrence of mycotoxins and their masked derivatives in Belgian food and feed commodities. World mycotoxin journal, 5: 207-219.
12. Goossens, J., Pasmans, F., De Baere, S., Vandenbroucke, V., Devreese, M., Osselaere, A., Verbrugghe, E., De Saeger, S., Eeckhout, M., Audenaert, K., Haesaert, G., De Backer, P., & Croubels, S. (2012) Influence of mycotoxins and mycotoxin detoxifying agents on the oral bioavailability of commonly used antibiotics in pigs. Toxins, 4: 281-295.
13. Troch, V., Audenaert, K., Vanheule, A., Bekaert, B., Höfte, M., and Haesaert, G. (2013). Identification of race specific and partial resistance to the recently emerged powdery mildew in triticale. Plant Disease, 97: 410-417
14. Landschoot, S., Waegeman, W., Audenaert, K., Vandepitte, J., Haesaert, G., and De Baets, B. (2013). Ordinal regression models for predicting Don threshold exceedance in winter wheat. Plant Pathology,. 62: 1319-1329.
15. Landschoot, S., Waegeman, W., Audenaert, K., Van Damme, P., Vandepitte, J., De Baets, B., and Haesaert, G. (2013). A field specific webtool for the prediction of Fusarium head blight and DON content in Belgium. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 93: 140-148.
16. De Boevre, M., Jacxsens, L., Lachat, C., Eeckhout, M., Diana Di Mavungu, J., Audenaert, K., Maene, P., Haesaert, G., and De Saeger, S. (2013). Preliminary risk assessment of human exposure to free and masked mycotoxins through dietary exposure. Toxicology Letters, 218: 281-292.
17. Xu, J., Audenaert, K., Höfte M. and Devleesschauwer, D. (2013) Abscisic acid promotes susceptibility to the rice leaf blight pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. Oryzae by suppressing salicylic acid mediated defences. PLOSone, 8 Article Number: e67413 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067413
18. Audenaert, K., Vanheule, A., De Boevre, M., Callewaert, J., Bekaert, B., Höfte, M., De Saeger, S., and Haesaert, G. (2013) Mycotoxin glucosylation in commercial wheat varieties: impact on resistance to F. graminearum under laboratory and field conditions. Food Control, 34: 756-762.
19. Troch, V., Audenaert, K., Vanheule, A., Bekaert, B., Höfte, M., and Haesaert, G. (2014)The importance of non-penetrated papillae in the resistance response of triticale to powdery mildew (Blumeria graminis). Plant Pathology, 63: 129-139.
20. Landschoot, S., Audenaert, K., Waegeman, W., De Baets, B., and Haesaert, G. (2013) Impact of maize-wheat rotation on the Fusarium head blight symptoms and DON content. Crop Protection, 52: 14-21.
21. De Boevre, M., Landschoot, S., Audenaert, K., Maene, P., Diana Di Mavungu, J., Eeckhout, M., Haesaert, G., and De Saeger, S. Within-field variability of Fusarium mycotoxins and their masked forms in maize crops in Belgium. Accepted for publication in World Mycotoxin Journal
22. Aristimuño Ficosecoa,b, M. E., Vattuonea, M. A., Audenaertc, K., Catalánb, C.A.N., Sampietroa, D.A. Antifungal and antimycotoxigenic metabolites in Anacardiaceae species from northwest Argentina: isolation, identification and potential for control of Fusarium species (2014). Accepted for publication in Journal of Applied Microbiology
23. De Boevre M, Audenaert K., Vanheule A., Bekaert, B., Werbrouck, S., Haesaert, G., and De Saeger, S. Untargeted analysis of masked mycotoxins using HPLC-Orbitrap technology and a newly developed detached leaf assay. Accepted for publication in World Mycotoxin Journal
24. Vanheule, A., De Boevre, M., Audenaert, K., Bekaert, B., De Saeger, S., and Haesaert, G. Occurence of Fusarium species and their associated mycotoxins in unprocessed cereals, food and feed products in Belgium. International Journal of Food Microbiology
25. Sanders, M., Landschoot S., Audenaert, K., Haesaert, G., Eeckhout, M., De Saeger, S. Deoxynivalenol Content in Wheat Dust versus Wheat Grain: a Comparative Study. Submitted to World Mycotoxin Journal.