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Hynes, Russell, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Contact Information:

107 Science Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 0X2
Telephone: 306-385-9452
Fax: 306-385-9482
Email: russell.hynes@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Microbiologist with expertise in microbial physiology and microbial processes in the rhizosphere and soil, including symbiotic nitrogen fixation Rhizobium spp , plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and biological control of phytopathogens.
  • Development of formulations for biological weed control including managing pre- and post-emergent green foxtail and wild oat.
  • Development of formulation for biofungicidal and bioinsecticidal microorganisms.

Current Projects:

  • Biological evaluation of crop pest management.
  • Formulation and application strategies for crop pest management by biocontrol agents.
  • Formulation development for biocontrol agents for pre- and post-emergence of weeds.

Affiliations:

  • Chairperson, Meeting, Conferences and Workshops, Canadian Society of Microbiologists, 2002-present.
  • Member, College of Biotechnology, University of Saskatchewan, 2001-present.

Research publications

2014

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.

Other science related publications

2015

  • Soleimani, M., Tabil, L.G., Campbell, L., Hynes, R.K., Dumonceaux, T.J., and Ketabi, L. (2015). "Densification of a fermented biomass rich in cellulolytic and hemicellulolytic enzymes.", American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2015, New Orleans, USA, July 26-29, 2015.

2014

  • Hynes, R.K. and Bailey, K.L. (2014). Annual Progress Report on Broadleaved Weed Control in Alfalfa Using the Bioherbicide Phoma macrostoma, November 30, 2014. Western Grains Research Foundation, Saskatoon, SK 45 pages. (Report)

2013

  • Akhtar, J., Hynes, R.K., Taylor, W.G., Fields, P.G., and Isman, M.B. (2013). "Toxicity and feeding deterrent effects of a pea extract and pea protein against the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).", 1st International Conference on Pesticidal Plants, Nairobi, Kenya, 21-24 January, 2013.
  • Bailey, K.L., Derby, J.-A., Hynes, R.K., and Hupka, D. (2013 Internal). Crop tolerance of kamut and associated reductions in weeds from pre-emergent applications of Phoma macrostoma 94-44B. January 23, 2013. 5 pages. (Report)
  • Bailey, K.L., Derby, J.-A., Hynes, R.K., and Hupka, D. (2013 Internal). Efficacy of Phoma macrostoma 94-44B on Canada thistle and wild mustard in 2012. Unpublished report, February 12, 2013. 7 pages. (Report)
  • Bailey, K.L., Hynes, R.K., Derby, J.-A., and Hupka, D. (2013). "Bioherbicides for alfalfa seed production: A voyage to the future.", Alfalfa Seed Commission (Alberta), Brooks, AB, Canada, March 26, 2013. (Presentation)
  • Fields, P.G., Abdelghany, A.Y., Taylor, W.G., and Hynes, R.K. (2013). "Small bin trial of pea extract to control stored-product insects.", IOBC-WPRS, Integrated Protection of Stored Products, Bordeaux, France, July 2-4, 2013.
  • Hubbard, M., Bailey, K.L., and Hynes, R.K. (2013). "Delivering Phoma to control agricultural weeds.", Alfalfa Seed Commission (Alberta), Brooks, AB, Canada, March 26, 2013. (Presentation)
  • Lahlali, R.L., Peng, G., McGregor, L., McDonald, M.R., Gossen, B.D., Hwang, S.F., Hynes, R.K., Boyetchko, S.M., and Geissler, H.J. (2013). "Induced host defense responses are involved in suppressing clubroot on canola with Bacillus subtilis, Clonostachys rosea and Heteroconium chaetospira.", 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.117 (Abstract).
  • McClay, A.S., Peng, G., Bailey, K.L., Hynes, R.K., and Hinz, H.L. (2013). "Tripeurospermum inodorum (L.) Sch. Bip. (= Matricaria perforata Mérat), Scentless Chamomile (Asteraceae).", in Mason, P.G. and Gillespie, D.R. (eds.) - Biological Control Programmes in Canada 2001-2012, CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK.
  • Peng, G., Hynes, R.K., Hwang, S.F., and Gossen, B.D. (2013). Synergy of biofungicides with cultivar resistance for control of clubroot on canola. Final report on ADF Project 20090359. 59 pp. (Report)
  • Peng, G., Lahlali, R.L., Hwang, S.F., Pageau, D., Hynes, R.K., McDonald, M.R., Gossen, B.D., and Strelkov, S.E. (2013). "Integrated management of clubroot on canola with crop rotation, cultivar resistance, and fungicides/biofungicides.", International Clubroot Workshop, Edmonton, AB, Canada, June 2013, Oral presentation, pp. 7. (Workshop)
  • Peng, G., Lahlali, R.L., Hynes, R.K., Boyetchko, S.M., Gossen, B.D., Hwang, S.F., Pageau, D., McDonald, M.R., and Strelkov, S.E. (2013). "Plasmodiophora brassicae Woronin, Clubroot of Crucifers (Plasmodiophoraceae).", in Mason, P.G. and Gillespie, D.R. (eds.) - Biological Control Programmes in Canada 2001-2012, CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK, Chapter 65.
  • 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

  • Bailey, K.L. and Hynes, R.K. (2012 Internal). The 2012 Research Summary from Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon Research Centre. Alfalfa Seed Commission (Alberta) Annual Report, March 26, 2013. 8 pages. (Report)
  • Bailey, K.L., Derby, J.-A., Hynes, R.K., and Hupka, D. (2012 Internal). Assessment of application timing of Phoma macrostoma 94-44B to maximize control of agricultural weeds. Unpublished report, September 25, 2012. 13 pages. (Report)
  • Bailey, K.L., Derby, J.-A., Hynes, R.K., and Hupka, D. (2012). "Bioherbicides for organic food production: a voyage to the future.", 5th Biennial Organic Connections Conference and Trade Show, Conexus Arts Centre, Regina, SK, Canada, November 2-3, 2012. (Presentation)
  • Derby, J.-A., Bailey, K.L., Hynes, R.K., and Hupka, D. (2012). "Timing Phoma macrostoma applications to maximize weed control.", 4th Joint Saskatchewan-Alberta Plant Pathology Conference: Mapping and cloning of clubroot resistance genes in Brassica species, Lloydminster, SK, Canada, November 5-7, 2012. (Poster)
  • Peng, G., Lahlali, R.L., Hwang, S.F., Pageau, D., Hynes, R.K., Anderson, K., McDonald, M.R., Gossen, B.D., Boyetchko, S.M., and Strelkov, S.E. (2012). "Fungicides/biofungicides, cultivar resistance, crop rotation for control of clubroot on canola.", Clubroot Summit 2012, Edmonton, AB, Canada, March 6, 2012, Invited presentation.
  • 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).

2011

  • Bailey, K.L., Taylor, W.G., and Hynes, R.K. (2011). "Phoma macrostoma: A bioherbicide for broadleaved weed control.", Local meeting of representatives from Saskatchewan organic farming directorates, August 4, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Hynes, R.K. (2011). "Natural insecticides from peas.", 4th International Biofumigation & Biopesticides Symposium, Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, October 18-21, 2011.
  • Hynes, R.K., Bailey, K.L., Boyetchko, S.M., Erlandson, M.A., Peng, G., and Traquair, J.A. (2011). "Formulation and delivery of biopesticides.", Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) 61st Annual Conference / Conférence annuelle de la Société Canadienne des Microbiologistes (SCM), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada, June 20-23, 2011.
  • Hynes, R.K., Bailey, K.L., Boyetchko, S.M., Erlandson, M.A., Peng, G., and Traquair, J.A. (2011). "Formulation development and delivery of biopesticides.", Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) 61st Annual Conference / Conférence annuelle de la Société Canadienne des Microbiologistes (SCM), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada, June 20-23, 2011.
  • Hynes, R.K., Bailey, K.L., Boyetchko, S.M., Erlandson, M.A., and Peng, G. (2011). "Formulation development and delivery of biopesticides.", Soils and Crops Workshop 2011, Prairieland Park, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, March 15-16, 2011. (Workshop)
  • Lahlali, R.L., Peng, G., Gossen, B.D., Hynes, R.K., Boyetchko, S.M., Hwang, S.F., and McDonald, M.R. (2011). "Investigation on modes of action for the biofungicides Serenade and Prostop in clubroot control.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 33, pp. 573. (Abstract)
  • Peng, G., Bailey, K.L., Hynes, R.K., and Boyetchko, S.M. (2011). "Bioherbicide R&D - progresses and challenges.", Chinese National Institute of Rice Research, Hongzhou, China, November 11, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Peng, G., Boyetchko, S.M., Hynes, R.K., McGregor, L., Sawchyn, K., and Hupka, D. (2011). "Isolation and evaluation of soil microorganisms for control of clubroot on canola.", Plant Canada 2011, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, Canada, July 17-21, 2011, Published in: Can. J. Plant Pathol. (2012) 34:342.
  • Peng, G., Hynes, R.K., Boyetchko, S.M., Gossen, B.D., and Pageau, D. (2011). "Biocontrol of canola.", Clubroot Summit 2011, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, March 9, 2011, Invited presentation.
  • Peng, G., Hynes, R.K., Hwang, S.F., Pageau, D., McDonald, M.R., Gossen, B.D., and Boyetchko, S.M. (2011). "Assessment of microbial biofungicides for control of clubroot on canola.", Clubroot Summit 2011, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, March 9, 2011.
  • Peng, G., Hynes, R.K., Hwang, S.F., Pageau, D., and Gossen, B.D. (2011 Internal). Synergy of biofungicides with cultivar resistance for control of clubroot on canola. Annual Report., AAFC Saskatoon Research Centre, Saskatoon, SK. (Report)
  • Peng, G., Lahlali, R.L., Hwang, S.F., Hynes, R.K., McDonald, M.R., Pageau, D., Gossen, B.D., Strelkov, S.E., and McGregor, L. (2011). "Control of clubroot on canola using the biofungicide Serenade plus cultivar resistance.", 13th International Rapeseed Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, June 5-9, 2011, pp. 1134-1137.
  • Peng, G., Yu, F.Q., Hynes, R.K., Pageau, D., McDonald, M.R., and Gossen, B.D. (2011). "Managing clubroot and blackleg on canola in western Canada - current status of research.", Anhui Academy of Agricultural Science Seminar, Anhui Academy of Agricultural Science, Hefei, China, November 14, 2011. (Presentation)

2010

  • Bailey, K.L., Boyetchko, S.M., Peng, G., Hynes, R.K., Erlandson, M.A., and Johnson, E.N. (2010). "Development of biopesticides for weeds, insects, and diseases.", Manitoba Weed Supervisors Association meeting, Russell, MB, Canada, April 9, 2010. (Presentation)
  • Bailey, K.L., Boyetchko, S.M., Peng, G., Hynes, R.K., Erlandson, M.A., and Johnson, E.N. (2010). "Development of biopesticides for weeds, insects, and diseases.", Saskatchewan Alfalfa Seed Producers Association (SASPA): 2010 Saskatchewan Alfalfa Seed Producers Conference, Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, January 15-16, 2010.
  • Hynes, R.K., Peng, G., Gossen, B.D., and Boyetchko, S.M. (2010). "Biofungicide formulation development for clubroot control.", 9th International Mycological Congress (IMC9): the Biology of Fungi, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, August 1-6, 2010. (Poster)
  • Hynes, R.K., Peng, G., Gossen, B.D., and Boyetchko, S.M. (2010). "Biopesticide formulation development for clubroot control.", 9th International Mycological Congress (IMC9): the Biology of Fungi, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, August 1-6, 2010.
  • Lahlali, R.L., Peng, G., Gossen, B.D., Hynes, R.K., Boyetchko, S.M., Hwang, S.F., and McDonald, M.R. (2010). "Investigation on modes of action for the biofungicides Serenade and Prestop in clubroot control.", Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) & Pacific Division of the American Phytopathological Society Joint 2010 Meeting, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 20-23, 2010, Published in: Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 33(4), pp.573 (Abstract).
  • Peng, G., Gossen, B.D., Hynes, R.K., Lahlali, R.L., Yu, F.Q., Falk, K.C., and Boyetchko, S.M. (2010). "Control of clubroot with cultivar resistance and fungicides.", Anhui Academy of Agricultural Science, Hefei, China, September 8, 2010. (Presentation)
  • Peng, G., Hwang, S.F., McDonald, M.R., Lahlali, R.L., Gossen, B.D., Hynes, R.K., and Boyetchko, S.M. (2010). "Control of clubroot (Plasmodiophora brassicae) with microbial and synthetic fungicides.", 31st Annual Meeting of the Plant Pathology Society of Alberta, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, October 12-14, 2010, Published in: Phytopathology, 100 Suppl.: S99.
  • Peng, G., Hwang, S.F., McDonald, M.R., Lahlali, R.L., Gossen, B.D., Hynes, R.K., and Boyetchko, S.M. (2010). "Control of clubroot with microbial biofungicides.", 31st Annual Meeting of the Plant Pathology Society of Alberta, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, October 12-14, 2010. (Poster)
  • Peng, G., Hwang, S.F., McDonald, M.R., Lahlali, R.L., Gossen, B.D., Hynes, R.K., and Boyetchko, S.M. (2010). "Management of clubroot (Plasmodiophora brassicae) with microbial and synthetic fungicides.", American Phytopathological Society (APS) 2010 Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, USA, August 7-11, 2010, Published in: Phytopathology (2010), 100(6S), pp. S99.
  • Peng, G., Hynes, R.K., Boyetchko, S.M., Gossen, B.D., Hwang, S.F., Pageau, D., McDonald, M.R., and Strelkov, S.E. (2010). "Clubroot biocontrol.", Clubroot Summit 2010, Leduc, AB, Canada, March 10, 2010, Invited presentation.

2009

  • Bailey, K.L., Boyetchko, S.M., Peng, G., Hynes, R.K., Taylor, W.G., and Pitt, W.M. (2009). "Developing weed control technologies with fungi.", in Rai, M. (ed.) - Advances in Fungal Biotechnology, I.K. International Pvt.Ltd.,  New Delhi, pp. 1-44.
  • Bailey, K.L., Boyetchko, S.M., Peng, G., Hynes, R.K., and Wolf, T.M. (2009). "Delivering bioherbicides with improved efficacy. Microbial products: Exploiting microbial diversity for sustainable plant production, S. Zydenbos (Ed.).", Pre-conference Symposium of the New Zealand Plant Protection Society, Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand, August 10-13, 2009, pp. 8.
  • Bailey, K.L., Boyetchko, S.M., Peng, G., and Hynes, R.K. (2009). "Biological Pest Control.", Canola Days 2009, Saskatchewan Canola Growers Association, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, January 15, 2009.
  • Boyetchko, S.M. and Hynes, R.K. (2009). "AAFC Biopesticide: Pseudomonas fluorescens BRG100.", 2 pages. (Factsheet)
  • Feng, J., Hwang, R., Chang, K.F., McGregor, L., McDonald, M.R., Hwang, S.F., Yu, F.Q., Hynes, R.K., Boyetchko, S.M., Strelkov, S.E., Turnbull, G.D., Peng, G., Gossen, B.D., Conner, R.L., Turnbull, G.C. (2009). "Fusarium avenaceum is the major pathogen causing fusarium root rot on Alberta field pea.", Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) 80th Annual Meeting, Delta Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, June 22-25, 2009, Published in: Can. J. Plant Pathol. (2009), 31 (4), pp. 483.
  • Hynes, R.K., Bailey, K.L., and Boyetchko, S.M. (2009). "Formulation development for bioherbicides Phoma macrostoma and Pseudomonas fluorescens.", Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) 59th Annual Conference / Conférence annuelle de la Société Canadienne des Microbiologistes (SCM), Concordia University, Montréal, QC, Canada, June 15-18, 2009.
  • Peng, G. and Hynes, R.K. (2009). "AAFC Biopesticide - Colletotrichum truncatum for control of scentless chamomile.", 2 pages. (Factsheet)
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