Mimee, Benjamin, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Nematology


Contact Information:

430 Gouin Blvd
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec J3B 3E6
Telephone: 450-515-2136
Fax: 450-346-7740
Email: benjamin.mimee@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Nematology
  • Molecular biology
  • Biological control
  • Soil microbiology

Current Projects:

  • Develop molecular tools for the detection and quantification of cyst nematodes
  • Determine the genetic variability among Canadian populations of potato cyst nematodes
  • Study the effect of resistance genes and other selection pressure on population dynamic and evolution of plant-parasitic nematodes

Research Publications:

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

2014

2013

2011

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2014

  • Mimee, B., Peng, H., Popovic, V., Yu, Q., Duceppe, M.-O., Tetreault, M.P., and Bélair, G. (2014). "First report of soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines Ichinohe) on soybean in the province of Quebec, Canada.", Plant Disease, 98(3), pp. 429. doi : 10.1094/PDIS-07-13-0782-PDN (Abstract)

2013

  • Bélair, G., Mimee, B., Andersen, R., Vanasse, A., and others (2013). "Impact des mauvaises herbes dans la gestion du nématode doré au Québec.", Congrès annuel de la Société de Protection des Plantes du Québec (SPPQ), Québec, QC, Canada, du 5 au 6 juin 2013.
  • Bélair, G., Mimee, B., and others (2013). "Update on the efficacy of various management strategies of Globodera rostochiensis in Quebec, Canada.", Congrès annuel de l’Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America (ONTA), La Serena, Chile, October 20-25, 2013.
  • Boucher, A.C., Mimee, B., Montarry, J., Bardou-Valette, S., Bélair, G., Moffett, P., Grenier, É., and others (2013). "New information on the historical introduction of the golden nematode in North America.", Congrès annuel du Potato Association of America (PAA), Québec, QC, Canada, July 28 - August 1, 2013.
  • Boucher, A.C., Mimee, B., Montarry, J., Bardou-Valette, S., Bélair, G., Moffett, P., Grenier, É., and others (2013). "The golden nematode Globodera rostochiensis: inferring the origin of populations introduced in Quebec, Canada through its worldwide genetic structure.", International symposium on crop protection (ISCP), Ghent, Belgium, Proceedings of the 65th International symposium on crop protection ISSN 1379-1176 Ghent University (Abstract).
  • Mimee, B., Véronneau, P.-Y., Jean, M., Duceppe, M.-O., Bélair, G., Belzile, F.J., and others (2013). "Can we link the different pathotypes of the golden cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis to genotype using single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers?", Congrès annuel de l’Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America (ONTA), La Serena, Chile, October 20-25, 2013.
  • Mohamed, R.T.E., Tweddell, R.J., Mimee, B., Avis, T.J., and others (2013). "Antagonism of bacteria isolated from composts against Verticillium dahliae, causal agent of strawberry Verticillium wilt.", CSM, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
  • Philion, V., Fortin, A.F., Leclerc, D., Joubert, V., Duceppe, M.-O., Toussaint, V., Mimee, B., and others (2013). "Limits of Erwinia amylovora detection during bloom for fire blight disease forecast in Québec.", 10th International Congress of Plant Pathology, Beijing International Convention Center, Beijing, China, August 25-30, 2013.
  • Philion, V., Fortin, A.F., Leclerc, D., Joubert, V., Duceppe, M.-O., Toussaint, V., Mimee, B., and others (2013). "Use of real-time PCR for Erwinia amylovora detection during bloom and potential for integration in fire blight disease forecast in Québec.", 13th International Fire Blight Workshop, Zürich, Switzerland, du 2 au 5 juillet 2013.
  • Rott, M., Mimee, B., Belton, M., and others (2013). "Genomic sequence comparisons between isolates of Globodera rostochiensis.", Congrès annuel de l’American Phytopathological Society (APS conjoint MSA), Austin, TX, USA, 10 au 14 août 2013.
  • Toussaint, V., Ciotola, M., Cadieux, M., Racette, G., Duceppe, M.-O., and Mimee, B. (2013). "Identification and temporal distribution of different species of beetles as potential vector-agent of Erwinia tracheiphila, the causal agent of bacterial wilt of cucurbits.", American Phytopathological Society (APS) and the Mycological Society of America (MSA) Joint Meeting 2013, Austin, TX, USA, August 10-14, 2013.

2012

  • Ali, S., Magne, M., Côté, O., Mimee, B., Bélair, G., Moffett, P., and others (2012). "Effectoromics of the phytopathogenic nematode, Globodera rostochiensis.", Congrès annuel de la International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (IS-MPMI), Kyoto, Japan.
  • Bélair, G. and Mimee, B. (2012). "Field damage caused by Pratylenchus alleni on soybean in Quebec, Canada.", Journal of Nematology, 44(4), pp. 447-502. (Abstract)
  • Bélair, G., Mimee, B., and Miller, S. (2012). "Découverte de Pratylenchus alleni dans le soya au Québec, une manifestation des changements climatiques?", Phytoprotection, 93, pp. 19-24. (Abstract)
  • Boucher, A.C., Bélair, G., Mimee, B., Moffett, P., and Grenier, É. (2012). "Développement de marqueurs microsatellites et structure génétique des populations de Globodera rostochiensis au Québec.", Congrès de la Société de protection des plantes du Québec (SPPQ), Hôtel Plaza Valleyfield, Salaberry-de-valleyfield, QC, Canada, June 5-6, 2012.
  • Boucher, A.C., Mimee, B., Montarry, J., Bélair, G., Moffett, P., and Grenier, É. (2012). "Genetic structure of golden nematode populations from Quebec, Canada, with the use of new microsatellite markers.", 51st Annual Meeting Society of Nematologists, Savannah, GA, USA, August 12-15, 2012, Published in: Journal of Nematology, 44 (4), pp. 447-502. (Poster)
  • Mimee, B. and Bélair, G. (2012). "Life cycle of Globodera rostochiensis in Québec, Canada.", 51st Annual Meeting Society of Nematologists, Savannah, GA, USA, August 12-15, 2012. (Poster)

2011

  • Bélair, G., Simard, L., and Mimee, B. (2011). "Crop rotation for the management of the golden nematode Globodera rostochiensis in Canada.", Society of Nematologists 50th Anniversary Meeting, Corvallis, OR, USA, July 17-20, 2011, pp. 51.
  • Bélair, G., Simard, L., and Mimee, B. (2011). "Crop rotation for the management of the golden nematode Globodera rostochiensis in Canada.", Society of Nematologists 50th Anniversary Meeting, Corvallis, OR, USA, July 17-20, 2011. (Poster)
  • Mimee, B., Bélair, G., and Boivin, G. (2011). "Bradynema listronoti, a new nematode parasite of the carrot weevil Listronotus oregonensis.", Journal of Nematology, 43(3-4), pp. 223-297. (Abstract)

2009

  • Mimee, B. (2009). "Du bio à l’antibio.", Horti-Plus, 21(10).