Turkington, T. Kelly, Ph.D.

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

6000 C and E Trail
Lacombe, Alberta T4L 1W1
Telephone: 403-782-8138
Fax: 403-782-6120
Email: kelly.turkington@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • scald
  • net blotch
  • sclerotinia
  • fusarium
  • common root rot
  • canola diseases
  • cereals
  • barley
  • plant pathology
  • crop improvement - 210
  • integrated disease management
  • integrated crop management
  • disease risk assessment
  • Research areas include:
    • the improvement and management of resistance to scald, net blotch, smuts, and root rots in barley breeding lines and varieties
  • investigation of the impact of cropping systems on cereal and oilseed diseases, and crop health, competitiveness, productivity and quality
  • disease control using integrated pest management and integrated crop management
  • Barley research is conducted as part of the Alberta/Canada Barley Development Agreement, a joint project between Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada and Alberta Agriculture and Food.

Current Projects:

  • Integrated Best Management practices for substainable malt and feed barley production
  • Crop Sequence Studies that Impact Ecosystem Productivity.
  • Development of new barley cultivars with improved resistance to plant pathogens to minimize losses in quality and reduce environment and production risks.
  • Assess the ability of crop varieties to cope with biotic agents and determine the risks to crop production.
  • Canola Production Research Phase II
  • Improve utilization efficiency of inputs to obtain attainable yields of high quality product, and improve agroecosystem health and mitigate climate change
  • Determine the incidence and severity of biotic stresses on cereals to monitor existing and emerging issues.
  • Characterization of yield and quality (including food safety) losses caused by biotic stresses - Cereal pathology
  • Identify and quantify environmental and cultural factors that influence pest status
  • Develop strategies to manage biotic risks in crop production systems, in particular low input and organic production systems.
  • Assessment of crop varieties to cope with biotic agents and determine the risks to crop production.
  • Determination of biotypes-pests and diseases of Cereals (i.e. virulence phenotypes, races, pesticide resistant isolates) in pest populations.
  • Genetic changes in the Canadian Fusarium graminearum population and their effect on pathogenicity, toxin production, fungicide sensitivity, and disease spread.

Affiliations:

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta
  • Chair, Prairie Grain Development Committee (PGDC)
  • Western Committee on Plant Diseases, Alternate Chair, Cereals Chapter Chair
  • Prairie Recommending Committee for Oat and Barley, Disease Evaluation Team
  • Prairie Recommending Committee for Wheat, Rye and Triticale, Disease Evaluation Team
  • Member of the Canadian Phytopathological Society and the American Phytopathological Society

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2015

2014

  • Akhavan, A., Turkington, T.K., Kebede, B., Strelkov, I.S., Xi, K., Kumar, K., Tekauz, A., Kutcher, H.R., Tucker, J.R., Kirkham, C., Dunfield, K.E., and Strelkov, S.E. (2014). "Aetiology of Pyrenophora teres forms causing intermediate symptoms of net blotch in barley fields on the Prairies (84th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Phytopathological Society, Edmonton, AB, Canada, June 16-19, 2013).", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 36, pp. 252-253. (Abstract)
  • Akhavan, A., Turkington, T.K., Kebede, B., Tekauz, A., Xi, K., Kutcher, H.R., Tucker, J.R., Kirkham, C., Kumar, K., Rennie, D.C., and Strelkov, S.E. (2014). "Genetic diversity of the spot form of the net blotch pathogen of barley (Pyrenophora teres f. maculata) on the Canadian Prairies as by revealed by simple sequence repeats analysis.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 36, pp. 125-126. (Abstract)
  • Foroud, N.A., Chatterton, S., Reid, L.M., Turkington, T.K., Tittlemier, S.A., and Gräfenhan, T. (2014). "Fusarium Diseases of Canadian Grain Crops: Impact and Disease Management Strategies.", in Goyal A, and Manoharachary C. (eds.) - Future Challenges in Crop Protection Against Fungal Pathogens, Springer New York, pp. 267-316.
  • Khakbazan, M., Grant, C.A., Huang, J., Smith, E.G., O'Donovan, J.T., Blackshaw, R.E., Harker, K.N., Lafond, G.P., Johnson, E.N., Gan, Y.T., May, W.E., Turkington, T.K., and Lupwayi, N.Z. (2014). "Economic effects of preceding crops and nitrogen application on canola and subsequent barley.", Agronomy Journal, 106(6), pp. 2055-2066. doi : 10.2134/agronj14.0253
  • Legge, W.G., Tucker, J.R., Fetch Jr., T.G., Haber, S.M., Menzies, J.G., Tekauz, A., Turkington, T.K., and Savard, M.E. (2014). "AAC Synergy barley.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 94(4), pp. 797-803. doi : 10.4141/cjps2013-307
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Grant, C.A., Blackshaw, R.E., Harker, K.N., Johnson, E.N., Gan, Y.T., Lafond, G.P., May, W.E., Turkington, T.K., Lupwayi, N.Z., Stevenson, F.C., McLaren, D.L., Khakbazan, M., and Smith, E.G. (2014). "Rotational effects of legumes and non-legumes on hybrid canola and malting barley.", Agronomy Journal, 106(6), pp. 1921-1932. doi : 10.2134/agronj14.0236
  • Turkington, T.K., Xi, K., Kutcher, H.R., and Peng, G. (2014). "Understanding the nature and role of fungicides.", Agronomy Update Conference 2014, Capri Centre Hotel, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, January 14-15, 2014.
  • Ziesman, B.R., Turkington, T.K., Basu, U., and Strelkov, S.E. (2014). "Initial validation of a quantitative PCR-based system for detection of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on canola.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 36, pp. 132. (Abstract)

2013

  • Aboukhaddour, R., Turkington, T.K., and Strelkov, S.E. (2013). "Race structure of Pyrenophora triciti-repentis (tan spot of wheat) in Alberta, Canada.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 35(2), pp. 256-268. doi : 10.1080/07060661.2013.782470
  • Harker, K.N., O'Donovan, J.T., Turkington, T.K., Blackshaw, R.E., Johnson, E.N., Brandt, S.A., Kutcher, H.R., and Clayton, G.W. (2013). "Weed interference impacts and yield recovery after four years of variable crop inputs in no-till barley and canola.", Weed Technology, 27(2), pp. 281-290. doi : 10.1614/WT-D-12-00115.1
  • Irvine, R.B., Lafond, G.P., May, W.E., Kutcher, H.R., Clayton, G.W., Harker, K.N., Turkington, T.K., and Beres, B.L. (2013). "Stubble options for winter wheat in the Black soil zone of western Canada.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 93(2), pp. 261-270. doi : 10.4141/CJPS2012-198
  • Kutcher, H.R., Turkington, T.K., Clayton, G.W., and Harker, K.N. (2013). "Response of herbicide-tolerant canola (Brassica napus L.) cultivars to four row spacings and three seeding rates in a no-till production system.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 93(6), pp. 1229-1236. doi : 10.4141/cjps2013-173
  • Legge, W.G., Tucker, J.R., Bizimungu, B., Fetch Jr., T.G., Haber, S.M., Menzies, J.G., Noll, J.S., Tekauz, A., Turkington, T.K., Savard, M.E., and Choo, T.-M. (2013). "Cerveza barley.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 93(3), pp. 557-564. doi : 10.4141/cjps2012-299
  • Legge, W.G., Tucker, J.R., Bizimungu, B., Tekauz, A., Fetch Jr., T.G., Haber, S.M., Menzies, J.G., Noll, J.S., Turkington, T.K., Martin, R.A., Choo, T.-M., Vigier, B.J., Blackwell, B.A., and Savard, M.E. (2013). "Taylor barley.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 93(5), pp. 969-977. doi : 10.4141/cjps2013-126
  • Legge, W.G., Tucker, J.R., Fetch Jr., T.G., Haber, S.M., Menzies, J.G., Noll, J.S., Tekauz, A., Turkington, T.K., and Savard, M.E. (2013). "Major barley.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 93(2), pp. 291-297. doi : 10.4141/cjps2012-248
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Harker, K.N., Turkington, T.K., and Clayton, G.W. (2013). "Combining cultural practices with herbicides reduces wild oat (Avena fatua) seed in the soil seed bank and improves barley yield.", Weed Science, 61(2), pp. 328-333. doi : 10.1614/WS-D-12-00168.1
  • Peng, G., Pageau, D., Hwang, S.F., Lahlali, R.L., Hynes, R.K., Anderson, K., Strelkov, S.E., McDonald, M.R., Gossen, B.D., Turkington, T.K., Yu, F.Q., Falk, K.C., Boyetchko, S.M., and McGregor, L. (2013). "Assessment of crop rotation in combination with cultivar resistance or a biofungicide seed treatment for control of clubroot on canola.", 10th International Congress of Plant Pathology, Beijing International Convention Center, Beijing, China, August 25-30, 2013.
  • Peng, G., Pageau, D., Strelkov, S.E., Lahlali, R.L., Hwang, S.F., Hynes, R.K., Anderson, K., McDonald, M.R., Gossen, B.D., Turkington, T.K., Falk, K.C., Yu, F.Q., McGregor, L., Hupka, D., and Geissler, H.J. (2013). "Assessment of crop rotation, cultivar resistance and Bacillus subtilis biofungicide for control of clubroot on canola.", 6th International Symposium on Brassica and 18th Crucifer Genetics Workshop, Catania, Sicily, Italy, November 12-16, 2012, Published on Acta Hort. 1005: 591–598.
  • Xi, K., Chen, X.M., Capettini, F., Falconi, E., Yang, R.-C., Helm, J.H., Holtz, M.D., Juskiw, P.E., Kumar, K., Nyachiro, J.M., and Turkington, T.K. (2013). "Multivariate analysis of stripe rust assessment and reactions of barley in multi-location nurseries.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 93(2), pp. 209-219. doi : 10.4141/CJPS2012-051

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2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2014

  • Akhavan, A., Turkington, T.K., Askarian, H., Tekauz, A., Xi, K., Kutcher, H.R., Tucker, J.R., Kirkham, C., Kumar, K., and Strelkov, S.E. (2014). "Pathogenic diversity in Pyrenophora teres f. teres (net form net blotch of barley) populations from the Canadian Prairies.", 1st International Workshop on Barley Leaf Diseases, SalsomaggioreTerme, Italy, June 3-6, 2014, pp. 57. (Abstract)
  • Akhavan, A., Turkington, T.K., Kebede, B., Tekauz, A., Xi, K., Kutcher, H.R., Tucker, J.R., Kirkham, C., and Strelkov, S.E. (2014). "Comparative genetic diversity of Pyrenophora teres f. teres and P. teres f. maculata populations on the Canadian Prairies.", 1st International Workshop on Barley Leaf Diseases, SalsomaggioreTerme, Italy, June 3-6, 2014, pp. 12. (Abstract)
  • Beres, B.L., Pageau, D., Dion, Y., Turkington, T.K., Lupwayi, N.Z., Larney, F.J., Ellert, B.H., and Smith, E.G. (2014). "Rotational Diversity Effects in a Triticale-Based Cropping System.", CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meeting 2014, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 2-5, 2014.
  • Chen, W., Lewis, C.T., Lévesque, C.A., Zhang, N., Turkington, T.K., Bamforth, J., Gaba, D., Tittlemier, S.A., MacLeod, A., and Gräfenhan, T. (2014). "454 Pyrosequencing revealed geographical distribution and ecological diversification of fungal communities on barley and malt from western Canada.", XVIth International Congress of Virology - International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS 2014), July 27 - August 1, 2014, Montréal, Québec, Canada, July 27-August 1, 2014.
  • Gräfenhan, T., Chen, W., Lewis, C.T., Lévesque, C.A., Zhang, N., Bamforth, J., Gaba, D., Tittlemier, S.A., MacLeod, A., and Turkington, T.K. (2014). "Composition of fungal communities on barley and malt from western Canada revealed by next generation sequencing.", 10th International Mycologists Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, August 3-8, 2014, Oral presentation, pp. 933. (Abstract)
  • Gräfenhan, T., Chen, W., Lewis, C.T., Lévesque, C.A., Zhang, N., Bamforth, J., Gaba, D., Tittlemier, S.A., MacLeod, A., and Turkington, T.K. (2014). "Composition of fungal communities on barley and malt from western Canada revealed by next generation sequencing.", 2014 North American Barley Researchers Workshop, Minneapolis, MN, USA, June 29-July 2, 2014. (Poster)
  • Gräfenhan, T., Chen, W., Lewis, C.T., Lévesque, C.A., Zhang, N., Bamforth, J., Gaba, D., Tittlemier, S.A., MacLeod, A., and Turkington, T.K. (2014). "Geographical distribution and ecological diversification of fungal communities associated with barley seeds in western Canada revealed by next generation sequencing.", 15th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, August 24-29, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Harker, K.N., O'Donovan, J.T., Turkington, T.K., Baron, V.S., Blackshaw, R.E., Hall, L.M., Johnson, E.N., Willenborg, C.J., Shirtliffe, S.J., Gulden, R.H., Kobler, J.F., and Pageau, D. (2014). "Delaying herbicide resistance with integrated wild oat (Avena fatua) management.", 2014 Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and the Canadian Weed Science Society (CWSS) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, February 3-6, 2014. (Abstract)
  • McLean, M.S., Turkington, T.K., Jalli, M., Smit, F., and Platz, G.J. (2014). "A new international differential set for testing Pyrenophora teres f. maculata.", 1st International Workshop on Barley Leaf Diseases, SalsomaggioreTerme, Italy, June 3-6, 2014, pp. 16. (Abstract)
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Blackshaw, R.E., Grant, C.A., Harker, K.N., Johnson, E.N., Gan, Y.T., Lafond, G.P., May, W.E., and Turkington, T.K. (2014). "Legume crops grown in rotation enhance canola and barley productivity in western Canada.", 13th Congress of European Society of Agronomy, Debrecen, Hungary, August 25-29, 2014, pp. 357-358.
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Edney, M.J., MacLeod, A., Turkington, T.K., Grant, C.A., Harker, K.N., Johnson, E.N., Lafond, G.P., May, W.E., Beres, B.L., Kabeta, Y., and Juskiw, P.E. (2014). "Response of new malting barley cultivars to increasing nitrogen rates in western Canada.", 13th Congress of European Society of Agronomy, Debrecen, Hungary, August 25-29, 2014, pp. 141-142. (Poster)
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Grant, C.A., Blackshaw, R.E., Harker, K.N., Johnson, E.N., Gan, Y.T., May, W.E., Lafond, G.P., Turkington, T.K., Lupwayi, N.Z., Khakbazan, M., and Smith, E.G. (2014). "Rotational Effects of Legumes and Non-Legumes on Hybrid Canola, and Malting Barley.", American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting 2014, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 3-5, 2014.
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Harker, K.N., Turkington, T.K., Blackshaw, R.E., Beres, B.L., Clayton, G.W., Lafond, G.P., Lupwayi, N.Z., and Dosdall, L.M. (2014). "The role of agronomic research in meeting cropping system challenges in western Canada.", 2nd Canadian Wheat Symposium, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, June 8-11, 2014.
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Harker, K.N., Turkington, T.K., and Clayton, G.W. (2014). "Combining cultural practices with herbicides reduces wild oat seed in the soil seed bank and improves barley yield.", 2014 Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and the Canadian Weed Science Society (CWSS) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, February 3-6, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Turkington, T.K. and Xi, K. (2014). "Say cheese: digital photos and effective plant health diagnostics.", Agronomy Update Conference 2014, Capri Centre Hotel, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, January 14-15, 2014.
  • Turkington, T.K., Xi, K., Harker, K.N., O'Donovan, J.T., Blackshaw, R.E., McAllister, T.A., and Lupwayi, N.Z. (2014). "The impact of barley variety monoculture, rotation and mixtures, and intercropping on leaf disease and silage production.", 1st International Workshop on Barley Leaf Diseases, SalsomaggioreTerme, Italy, June 3-6, 2014, pp. 73. (Abstract)
  • Turkington, T.K., Xi, K., Peng, G., Martin, R.A., Harker, K.N., and O'Donovan, J.T. (2014). "The impact of seed treatment, foliar fungicide, and variety resistance on barley leaf disease severity and productivity.", 1st International Workshop on Barley Leaf Diseases, SalsomaggioreTerme, Italy, June 3-6, 2014, pp. 18. (Abstract)

2013

  • Akhavan, A., Turkington, T.K., Kebede, B., Strelkov, I.S., Xi, K., Kumar, K., Tekauz, A., Kutcher, H.R., Tucker, J.R., Kirkham, C., Dunfield, K.E., and Strelkov, S.E. (2013). "Etiology of Pyrenophora teres forms causing intermediate symptoms of net blotch in barley fields on the Prairies.", 84th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Phytopathological Society, Edmonton, AB, Canada, June 16-19, 2013, Received 2013 Canadian Phytopathological Society Best Student Poster Presentation Award. (Poster)
  • Akhavan, A., Turkington, T.K., Kebede, B., Tekauz, A., Xi, K., Kutcher, H.R., Tucker, J.R., Kirkham, C., Kumar, K., Rennie, D.C., and Strelkov, S.E. (2013). "Assessing the nature and variability of the barley net blotch pathogen on the Canadian Prairies and the ability to adapt to host resistance and fungicides.", 2nd Annual General Meeting of the Alberta Barley Commission, Banff, AB, Canada, December 4-6, 2013, Received 2013 Alberta Barley Commission 2nd Place Student Poster Competition. (Poster)
  • Akhavan, A., Turkington, T.K., Kebede, B., Tekauz, A., Xi, K., Kutcher, H.R., Tucker, J.R., Kirkham, C., Kumar, K., Rennie, D.C., and Strelkov, S.E. (2013). "Genetic diversity of the spot form of the net blotch pathogen of barley (Pyrenophora teres f. maculata) on the Canadian Prairies as revealed by simple sequence repeats analysis.", 34th Annual Meeting of the Plant Pathology Society of Alberta, Brooks, AB, Canada, November 4-6, 2013, Received 2013 Plant Pathology Society of Alberta Best Student Poster Presentation Award. (Poster)
  • Akhavan, A., Turkington, T.K., Kebede, B., Tekauz, A., Xi, K., Kutcher, H.R., Tucker, J.R., Kirkham, C., Kumar, K., Rennie, D.C., and Strelkov, S.E. (2013). "Genetic structure of Pyrenophora teres f. teres (net form net blotch of barley) populations from the Canadian Prairies as revealed by simple sequence repeats analysis.", 34th Annual Meeting of the Plant Pathology Society of Alberta, Brooks, AB, Canada, November 4-6, 2013, oral presentation.
  • Akhavan, A., Turkington, T.K., Strelkov, I.S., Xi, K., Kumar, K., Tekauz, A., Kutcher, H.R., Tucker, J.R., Kirkham, C., Dunfield, K.E., and Strelkov, S.E. (2013). "Occurrence of forms and mating type idiomorphs in western Canadian Pyrenophora teres (net blotch of barley) populations.", 84th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Phytopathological Society, Edmonton, AB, Canada, June 16-19, 2013, Received 2013 Canadian Phytopathological Society Graduate Student Travel Award.
  • Peng, G., Lahlali, R.L., Pageau, D., Hwang, S.F., Hynes, R.K., Anderson, K., McDonald, M.R., Gossen, B.D., Strelkov, S.E., Turkington, T.K., Yu, F.Q., Falk, K.C., Boyetchko, S.M., McGregor, L., Hupka, D., and Geissler, H.J. (2013). "Assessment of crop rotation, resistance and Bacillus subtilis for management of clubroot on canola.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 35, pp. 112. (Abstract)
  • Peng, G., Pageau, D., Strelkov, S.E., Lahlali, R.L., Gossen, B.D., Anderson, K., Hwang, S.F., McDonald, M.R., Yu, F.Q., Falk, K.C., Turkington, T.K., Hynes, R.K., Boyetchko, S.M., and McGregor, L. (2013). "Management of clubroot disease on canola with crop rotation combined with host resistance or biofungicide seed dressing.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 35, pp. 519. (Abstract)

2012

  • Kutcher, H.R., Eynck, C., Gossen, B.D., Turkington, T.K., Brandt, S.A., and Xi, K. (2012). "Disease implications of canola-intensive crop rotations.", in Beckie, H.J. and Hall, L.M. (eds.) - Topics in Canadian Weed Science. Vol. 9. New Crops and Crops with Second-Generation Traits, Canadian Weed Science Society – Société canadienne de malherbologie, Pinawa, MB, pp. 49-66.
  • Kutcher, H.R., Turkington, T.K., Gaudet, D.A., Randhawa, H.S., Puchalski, B., Wogsberg, S., and Graf, R.J. (2012). "Managing cereal and canola diseases.", Crop Talk, Prince Albert Exhibition Centre, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, March 7, 2012, (Presentation).
  • Olfert, O.O., Weiss, R.M., Turkington, T.K., Beckie, H.J., and Kriticos, D.J. (2012). "Bioclimatic approach to assessing the potential impact of climate change on representative crop pests in North America.", Topics in Canadian Weed Science, 8, pp. 47-70.
  • Peng, G., Fernando, W.G.D., Kirkham, C.L., Lange, R., Kutcher, H.R., McLaren, D.L., Johnson, E.N., and Turkington, T.K. (2012). "Mitigating the risk of blackleg disease of canola using fungicide strategies.", Soils and Crops Workshop 2012, Universtiy of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, March 13-14, 2012, [CD], 7 pages.
  • Peng, G., Lahlali, R.L., Pageau, D., Hwang, S.F., Hynes, R.K., Anderson, K., McDonald, M.R., Gossen, B.D., Strelkov, S.E., Turkington, T.K., Yu, F.Q., Falk, K.C., Boyetchko, S.M., McGregor, L., Hupka, D., and Geissler, H.J. (2012). "Assessment of crop rotation, resistance and Bacillus subtilis for management of clubroot on canola.", Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) 83rd Annual Meeting and International PPV Meeting, Marriott Gateway On The Falls, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, June 24-27, 2012, Published in: Can. J. Plant Pathol. (2013) 35(1), pp. 112.
  • Peng, G., Lahlali, R.L., Pageau, D., Hwang, S.F., Hynes, R.K., Anderson, K., McDonald, M.R., Gossen, B.D., Strelkov, S.E., Turkington, T.K., Yu, F.Q., Falk, K.C., Boyetchko, S.M., McGregor, L., Hupka, D., and Geissler, H.J. (2012). "Crop rotation, cultivar resistance, and biofungicide seed dressing for clubroot control on canola.", 6th International Symposium on Brassica and 18th Crucifer Genetics Workshop, Catania, Sicily, Italy, November 12-16, 2012.
  • Peng, G., Lahlali, R.L., Pageau, D., Hwang, S.F., Hynes, R.K., Anderson, K., McDonald, M.R., Gossen, B.D., Strelkov, S.E., Turkington, T.K., Yu, F.Q., Falk, K.C., Boyetchko, S.M., and McGregor, L. (2012). "Control of clubroot on canola with crop rotation in combination with biofungicide seed dressing and varietal resistance.", Joint Meeting of CPS Saskatchewan Group and Plant Pathological Society of Alberta, Canada, November, 2012, (Presentation).
  • Peng, G., Lahlali, R.L., Pageau, D., McDonald, M.R., Gossen, B.D., Strelkov, S.E., Turkington, T.K., Yu, F.Q., Falk, K.C., Boyetchko, S.M., McGregor, L., Hupka, D., and Geissler, H.J. (2012). "Assessment of crop rotation and host resistance in combination with Bacillus subtilis for management of clubroot on canola.", Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) 83rd Annual Meeting and International PPV Meeting, Marriott Gateway On The Falls, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, June 24-27, 2012, Published in: Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 35(1), pp.122.
  • Smith, E.G., O'Donovan, J.T., Henderson, W.J., Turkington, T.K., and Clayton, G.W. (2012). "Malting Barley Production: Profitability and Risk.", 2012 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES), Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, June 17-19, 2012.
  • Strelkov, S.E., Hwang, S.F., Howard, R.J., Rahman, H., Kutcher, H.R., Turkington, T.K., Gossen, B.D., Peng, G., McLaren, D.L., LeBoldus, J.M., Feng, J., Cao, T., and Manolii, V.P. (2012). "Clubroot Risk Mitigation Initiative: Pathology Pillar.", Clubroot Summit 2012, Edmonton, AB, Canada, March 6, 2012, Invited presentation.
  • Turkington, T.K., Kutcher, H.R., Jurke, C., Buchwaldt, L., and McLaren, D.L. (2012). "Managing sclerotinia stem rot of canola.", Webinar, Canola Council of Canada and canola grower’s associations (ACPC/SC/MCGA), Canada, June 28, 2012. (Presentation)
  • Xi, K., Zantinge, J.L., Meadus, W.J., Nyachiro, J.M., and Turkington, T.K. (2012). "Barley cultivar resistance in relation to Rynchosporium secalis virulence in Alberta.", 7th Canadian Barley Symposium, Calgary, AB, Canada, July 8-10, 2012.

2011

  • Harker, K.N., Turkington, T.K., O'Donovan, J.T., Kutcher, H.R., and Johnson, E.N. (2011). "Barley Herbicide and Fungicide Tank-Mixtures?", Canadian Weed Science Society 65th Annual Meeting, Marriott Gateway on the Falls, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, November 21-24, 2011, pp. 46. (Abstract)
  • Harker, K.N., Turkington, T.K., O'Donovan, J.T., Kutcher, H.R., and Johnson, E.N. (2011). "Barley Herbicide and Fungicide Tank-Mixtures?", Canadian Weed Science Society 65th Annual Meeting, Marriott Gateway on the Falls, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, November 24, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Klein-Gebbinck, H.W., Turkington, T.K., Olfert, O.O., Weiss, R.M., Kriticos, D.J., Kutcher, H.R., Falk, K.C., and Strelkov, S.E. (2011). "Projected distribution and severity of clubroot of canola in the Canadian prairies under incremental temperature and precipitation, and potential climate change scenarios.", Climate Change and the Implications for Plant Science: The science, the impacts, and the options, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, June 7-9, 2011.
  • Kutcher, H.R., Dokken-Bouchard, F.L., Turkington, T.K., Fernando, W.G.D., Boyetchko, S.M., Buchwaldt, L., Hegedus, D.D., and Parkin, I.A.P. (2011). "Managing sclerotinia stem rot in canola.", Canola Research Summit meeting, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, April 12-13, 2011.
  • Kutcher, H.R., Turkington, T.K., Brandt, S.A., Gossen, B.D., McLaren, D.L., Dokken-Bouchard, F.L., and Strelkov, S.E. (2011). "Canola Disease Management.", Annual Indian Head Crop Management Field Day 2011, Indian Head, SK, Canada, July 19, 2011.
  • Kutcher, H.R., Turkington, T.K., Gossen, B.D., Brandt, S.A., Dokken-Bouchard, F.L., and Strelkov, S.E. (2011). "Canola Disease Resistance Management.", Crop Talk 2011 Meeting (Ministry of Agriculture and Pineland Coop), Prince Albert Exhibition Centre, Prince Albert, SK, Canada, March 8, 2011, Invited Presentation.
  • Kutcher, H.R., Turkington, T.K., Gossen, B.D., Brandt, S.A., Dokken-Bouchard, F.L., and Strelkov, S.E. (2011). "Canola Disease and Fungicide Strategies Based on Crop Rotation.", Strategies for Successful Farming Meeting, Travelodge Hotel, Regina, SK, Canada, March 2, 2011, Invited Presentation and Report Abstract.
  • Kutcher, H.R., Turkington, T.K., Gossen, B.D., Brandt, S.A., Dokken-Bouchard, F.L., and Strelkov, S.E. (2011). "Canola Disease and Fungicide Strategies Based on Crop Rotation.", Strategies for Successful Farming Meeting, Travelodge Hotel, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, March 1, 2011, Invited Presentation and Report Abstract.
  • Lange, R.M., Platford, R.G., Kutcher, H.R., Hwang, S.F., Howard, R.J., Klein-Gebbinck, H.W., Strelkov, S.E., and Turkington, T.K. (2011). "Survey of blackleg and other canola diseases in Alberta, 2010.", Canadian Plant Disease Survey, 91, pp. 112-119.
  • O'Donovan, J.T. and Turkington, T.K. (2011). "Effect of farming practices on malting grade barley and brewhouse performance.", Western Barley Growers Association & Master Brewers Association of the Americas Joint Conference, Deerfoot Inn & Casino, Calgary, AB, Canada, February 16-18, 2011.
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Blackshaw, R.E., Grant, C.A., Harker, K.N., Lafond, G.P., Johnson, E.N., Gan, Y.T., May, W.E., Turkington, T.K., and Lupwayi, N.Z. (2011). "Legume Crops to Improve Soil Fertility for Enhanced Canola Production.", 2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Fundamental for life: soil, crop and environmental sciences, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 16-19, 2011. (Poster)
  • Rauhala, N.E. and Turkington, T.K. (2011). "2010 Barley disease survey in Central Alberta.", Canadian Plant Disease Survey, 91, pp. 58-59.
  • Rauhala, N.E. and Turkington, T.K. (2011). "2011 Barley disease survey in Central Alberta.", Canadian Plant Disease Survey, 92, pp. 63-64.
  • Rioux, S., Pouleur, S., Randall, P., Turkington, T.K., Vanasse, A., and Dion, Y. (2011). "La vapeur d’acide acétique et la chaleur sèche comme traitements de semences chez les céréales.", La Journée: Grandes cultures biologiques, Centre communautaire de Saint-Rémi, Saint-Rémi, QC, Canada, December 6, 2011, pp. 17.
  • Strelkov, S.E., Hwang, S.F., Howard, R.J., Rahman, H., Kutcher, H.R., Turkington, T.K., Gossen, B.D., Peng, G., McLaren, D.L., LeBoldus, J.M., Feng, J., Cao, T., and Manolii, V.P. (2011). "Clubroot Risk Mitigation Initiative: Pathology Pillar.", Clubroot Summit 2011, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, March 9, 2011, Invited presentation.
  • Tucker, J.R., Turkington, T.K., and Legge, W.G. (2011). "Barley genotype interaction with three virulent scald (Rhynchosporium secalis) pathotypes from western Canada.", 4th International Workshop on Barley Leaf Blights (IWBLB), West Park Conference Centre, Dundee, Scotland, UK, June 27-29, 2011.
  • Turkington, T.K. (2011). "Blackleg of canola strategy.", University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, November 9, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Turkington, T.K. (2011). "Canola disease research update.", Alberta Canola Industry Update 2011, Edmonton, AB, Canada, April 6, 2011.
  • Turkington, T.K. (2011). "Disease forecasting.", Integrated Crop Management (PL SC 495), AFNS Program, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, January 25 and 27, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Turkington, T.K. (2011). "Disease forecasting.", PL SC 495: Integrated Crop Management, AFNS, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, January 25 and 27, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Turkington, T.K. (2011). "The disease management messaging for blackleg and clubroot of canola.", Crop Production Issues Team (CPIT), Edmonton, AB, Canada, November 10, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Turkington, T.K. and O'Donovan, J.T. (2011). "Malt Barley Research Update: The impact of harvest management and seed source", Alberta Barley Commission, Rahr Malting, Inc. and Canadian Wheat Board meeting, Alberta Barley Commission Office, Calgary, AB, Canada, April 19, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Turkington, T.K., Klein-Gebbinck, H.W., Olfert, O.O., Weiss, L.M., Kriticos, D.J., Kutcher, H.R., Falk, K.C., and Strelkov, S.E. (2011). "Projected distribution and severity of clubroot of canola in the Canadian prairies.", Phytopathology, 101(6), pp. S179. (Abstract)
  • Turkington, T.K., Kutcher, H.R., Xi, K., Harker, K.N., O'Donovan, J.T., and Johnson, E.N. (2011). "The impact of fungicide and herbicide timing on barley leaf disease severity, weed management and crop productivity.", Phytopathology, 101(6), pp. S180. (Abstract)

2010

  • Blackshaw, R.E., Brandt, S.A., Johnson, E.N., Harker, K.N., O'Donovan, J.T., Turkington, T.K., and Kutcher, H.R. (2010). "Which crop inputs have the greatest impact on canola yield?", 2010 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, USA, October 31-November 4, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Kutcher, H.R., Dokken-Bouchard, F.L., Eynck, C., Turkington, T.K., Gossen, B.D., and Brandt, S.A. (2010). "Canola disease management and at bit of barley work.", Manitoba Agronomists 2010 Conference, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, December 14-15, 2010, Invited talk.
  • Kutcher, H.R., Dokken-Bouchard, F.L., Eynck, C., Turkington, T.K., Gossen, B.D., and Brandt, S.A. (2010). "Pest implications of intensive canola rotations.", Information Update for Ministry of Agriculture crop specialists, U of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, December 16, 2010.
  • Kutcher, H.R., Eynck, C., Turkington, T.K., Gossen, B.D., and Brandt, S.A. (2010). "Implications of Intensive Canola Rotations.", Canadian Weed Science Society 64th Annual Meeting, Delta Regina, Regina, SK, Canada, November 15-18, 2010, Invited Presentation.
  • Kutcher, H.R., Eynck, C., Turkington, T.K., Gossen, B.D., and Brandt, S.A. (2010). "Pest implications of intensive canola rotations.", 64th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Weed Science Society / Société canadienne de malherbologie, Delta Regina, Regina, SK, Canada, November 16-18, 2010. (Presentation)
  • Kutcher, H.R., Eynck, C., Turkington, T.K., Gossen, B.D., and Brandt, S.A. (2010). "Pest implications of intensive canola rotations.", Saskatchewan Plant Disease Committee meeting, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, December 10, 2010.
  • Rauhala, N.E. and Turkington, T.K. (2010). "2009 Barley disease survey in Central Alberta.", Canadian Plant Disease Survey, 90, pp. 58-59.

2009

  • Brandt, S.A., Harker, N., O'Donovan, J.T., Kutcher, H.R., Clayton, G.W., Lupwayi, N.Z., Turkington, T.K., Kapiniak, A., and Johnson, E.N. (2009). "The role of inputs in a canola-barley rotation: results of a 4-year study.", - 2008 Canola Trials: Studies conducted under the AAFC-Prairie Canola Agronomic Research (PCAR) Agreement, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada (AAC), pp. 91-142.
  • Harker, K.N., Brandt, S.A., Johnson, E.N., O'Donovan, J.T., Blackshaw, R.E., Turkington, T.K., and Kutcher, H.R. (2009). "Input reduction impacts on weeds and crops in barley (Hordeum vulgare) and canola (Brassica napus).", 49th Annual Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), Hilton in the Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL, USA, February 9-13, 2009, Abstract #507, pp. 1. (Abstract)
  • Harker, K.N., Brandt, S.A., O'Donovan, J.T., Blackshaw, R.E., Johnson, E.N., Turkington, T.K., Kutcher, H.R., and Clayton, G.W. (2009). "Wild oat populations after four years in a low-input barley-canola rotation.", Canadian Weed Science Society 63rd Annual Meeting, Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada, November 24-26, 2009.
  • Kirkham, C.L., Turkington, T.K., McLaren, D.L., Irvine, R.B., and Kutcher, H.R. (2009). "Fungicide reduces leaf spot severity and increases yield of winter wheat in western Canada.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 31(1), pp. 143-144. (Abstract)
  • Kirkham, C.L., Turkington, T.K., McLaren, D.L., Irvine, R.B., and Kutcher, H.R. (2009). "Management of leaf spotting diseases of winter wheat in western Canada.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 31(1), pp. 143-144. (Abstract)
  • Kutcher, H.R., Turkington, T.K., and Gossen, B.D. (2009). "Fungicide insensitivity in field crop pathogens.", 80th Annual General Meeting of the Saskatchewan Seed Growers Association: Crop Production Show, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, January 14, 2009, Invited presentation.
  • Kutcher, H.R., Turkington, T.K., and Gossen, B.D. (2009). "Integrating foliar fungicides into your disease control program for maximum benefit.", 80th Annual General Meeting of the Saskatchewan Seed Growers Association: Crop Production Show, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, January 14, 2009.
  • Owen, O., Weiss, R.M., Turkington, T.K., and Beckie, H.J. (2009). "Potential impact of climate change on crop pests.", Canadian Weed Science Society 63rd Annual Meeting, Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada, November 24-26, 2009. (Abstract)
  • Rauhala, N.E. and Turkington, T.K. (2009). "2008 Barley Disease Survey in Central Alberta.", Canadian Plant Disease Survey, 89, pp. 53.
  • Tekauz, A. and Turkington, T.K. (2009). "Cereals (revised).", in Desjardins, M. (ed.) - Guidelines for the Control of Plant Diseases in Western Canada, October 2008, Western Committee on Plant Diseases, Canada, Chapter 1.
  • Turkington, T.K., McCallum, B.D., Fetch Jr., T.G., Xi, K., Kumar, K., Gaudet, D.A., Olfert, O.O., Weiss, R.M., and Soroka, J.J. (2009). "Wind trajectories and cereal rust risk, western Canada, 2007.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 31(1), pp. 147. (Abstract)
  • Turkington, T.K., Olfert, O.O., Weiss, R.M., Klein-Gebbinck, H.W., Kriticos, D.J., Kutcher, H.R., Falk, K.C., and Strelkov, S.E. (2009). "Potential distribution and severity of clubroot of canola in western Canada.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 31(1), pp. 147-148. (Abstract)
  • Turkington, T.K., Xi, K., and Kutcher, H.R. (2009). "Fungicide application decision making.", Agronomy Update Conference 2009, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 20-21, 2009.