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Included in this category are postharvest diseases, especially on table grapes, canker diseases of stone fruit, apple trees, grapevines, and blueberries.

Latorre has participated in numerous national and international technical and advisory committees. In recent years, Dr. Among other research studies, he determined the role of several species of DiaportheBotryosphaeriaceae, Pestalotiopsis and Truncatella as causal agents of canker diseases affecting blueberries in Chile.

Latorre has investigated a wide range of diseases affecting pome fruits, stone fruits, tree nuts, berry crops, kiwifruit, and grapes. He determined and characterized Botrytis strains resistant to dicarboxamide, anilinopyrimidine and carboximide fungicides in Chile, a finding which served as an early warning to farmers, suggesting that the exclusive use of these fungicides was potentially unsafe for long term control of Botrytis bunch rot.

Wilcox, he identified six species of Phytophthora affecting raspberry in Chile, including Phytophthora fragariae var.

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Latorre has visited several universities and research institutes in numerous countries where he had the opportunity to interact with local plant pathologists. Contact Us – Report a Bad Link.


Over the course of his career, he has taught the undergraduate courses in introductory plant pathology and diseases of fruit crops, diagnostic-epidemiology- control and fungicide management for graduate students at his university.

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He obtained his M. Nome at the Universidad de Chile and his decision to focus on tree fruit pathology was consolidated while working toward his Ph. Latorre has worked on Verticillium wilts of grape, avocado, and raspberry; mycotoxins of grapes and their resulting wines; and bacterial diseases, most importantly those caused by Pseudomonas syringae on stone fruits but also Xanthomonas juglandis on walnuts.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Recently, his work on the etiology of the blossom blast of Japanese plums has led to the discovered of Botrytis prunorum sp.

He has also worked on the development and evaluation of new Plantqs forecasting systems for Botrytis bunch rot, European apple canker and pear blossom blast in addition to the evaluation of international models for grapevine powdery mildew and apple cultivadxs under local conditions; and biological control options.

In addition to documenting numerous diseases in his country for the first time, he has conducted and published many additional in-depth studies on disease etiology, epidemiology, and control.

Latorre has published scientific articles in peer review journals; he ds two patents and has presented his nearly articles in scientific meetings in Chile, USA and other countries. Excellence in International Service Award. He served as President of the Chilean Phytopathological Society from Topical Meetings and Workshops.


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Bernardo Latorre

Lpantas in Regulatory Affairs and Crop Security. Plant Disease Management Reports. Latorre has also contributed to the determination of the etiology of Phytophthora root and crown rots of grapes, apples, stone fruits, raspberries, kiwifruit, citrus, and horticultural crops. Careers In Plant Pathology. His studies on disease control have included efficacy and bernarfo properties of various fungicides, and the development of fungicide resistance, especially enfeermedades Botrytis cinerea on table grapes.

He has mentored over undergraduate students and has directed the thesis projects of nearly 20 graduate students, many of whose results have been incorporated into his technical reports and research publications.

As a result of his research, Dr. While in this position, he took a 2-year leave that enabled him to do postdoctoral research work in the lab of Dr.