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Dr. Lily Tamburic-Ilincic

Degrees

  • Ph. D.- Plant breeding and Genetics - University of Guelph, Canada
  • M.Sc. -Plant Pathology – University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • B.Sc.- Crop Science – University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Research Interests

  • Breeding soft (pasty) and hard (bread) winter wheat for Ontario
  • Evaluation of winter wheat and winter durum for Southwestern Ontario (Performance and Registration trials)
  • Development and characterization of winter wheat populations for molecular marker studies
  • Pre-harvest sprouting in soft white winter wheat
  • Identification and development of winter wheat germplasm with resistance to fusarium head blight (FHB) and tolerance to deoxynivalenol (DON)
  • Variety responses to FHB resistance and tolerance to DON in winter wheat
  • Pyramiding FHB genes from different sources of resistance using conventional breeding and biotechnology
  • Annual survey of Fusarium spp. and DON level in cereals in Ontario
  • Leaf diseases in cereals and their management
  • Studying differences in aggressiveness and DON production of isolates of Fusarium graminearum

Recent or Current Projects

  • Development of high-yielding, Eastern Canadian winter wheat cultivars and germplasm with increased resistance to Fusarium head blight and leaf diseases and good agronomic and quality performance
  • Enhancing Winter Wheat Performance and Quality by Host Resistance to Multiple Diseases and Fungicide Application (2011-2013)
  • Evaluation of pre-harvest sprouting in soft white winter wheat in Ontario (2012-2014)
  • Evaluation and testing of high-yielding winter wheat lines (2011-2015)
  • Advancing Canadian Field Crops (winter wheat) through breeding for production efficiency, pest resistance and consumer quality (2010-2013)
  • A strategy to improve wheat yield and quality through integrated management of Fusarium head blight (2007-2011)
  • Testing and development of winter durum wheat cultivars for Ontario (2008-2010)
  • Assessment of Fusarium head blight (FHB) and deoxynivalenol (DON) level in oat crop in Ontario (2006)
  • Fusarium head blight (FHB) management in wheat through host genetic resistance (2005-2006)

Graduate Students (Co-Advised)

Anjan Neupane

Ph.D. student, University of Manitoba

neupanea@myumanitoba.ca

Refereed Publications

View the complete list of Dr. Lily Tamburic-Ilincic’s scientific publications on Google Scholar.

Selected Reports

  • Tamburic-Ilincic L. 2019. Progress in breeding Eastern Canadian winter wheat for high yield and fusarium head blight resistance. International Wheat Conference, Saskatoon, July 22-24, 2019
  • Tamburic-Ilincic L., Silvia Barcelos Rosa. 2019. Comparison of QTL associated with fusarium head blight (FHB) related traits across two Canadian Eastern elite winter wheat populations. International Wheat Conference, Saskatoon, July 22-24, 2019
  • Anjan Neupane, Ljiljana Tamburic-llincic, Anita Brûlé-Babel, Curt McCartney. 2019. Identification of QTL associated with fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance in two winter wheat populations. International Wheat Conference, Saskatoon, July 22-24, 2019
  • Tamburic-Ilincic L. 2019. Evaluation of Canadian Eastern white winter (CEWW) and hard red winter (CEHRW) wheat for resistance to fusarium head blight (FHB) in inoculated and misted plots. 2019 PMRR #21
  • Tamburic-Ilincic L. 2019. Evaluation of Canadian Eastern soft red winter (CESRW) wheat for resistance to fusarium head blight (FHB) in inoculated and misted plots. 2019 PMRR #22
  • L. Tamburic-llincic, S. Barcelos Rosa. 2018. Identification of quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with Fusarium head blight and Septoria leaf complex resistance in a Maxine/ FTHP Redeemer winter wheat population. Poster. XXVI PAG conference, San Diego, California, Jan 13-18, 2018
  • A. Neupane, L. Tamburic-llincic, A. L. Brûlé-Babel, C. A. McCartney. 2018. Identification of quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with Fusarium head blight resistance in a D8006W/ Superior winter wheat population. Poster. XXVI PAG conference, San Diego, California, Jan 13-18, 2018
  • Anjan Neupane, Ljiljana Tamburic-llincic, Anita Brûlé-Babel, Curt McCartney. 2018. Identification of QTL associated with fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance in a D8006W/Superior winter wheat population. 9th CWFHB and 4th Canadian Wheat Symposium (CWS), Winnipeg, Nov 19-22, 2018
  • Tamburic-Ilincic L., Silvia Barcelos Rosa. 2018. Identification of QTL associated with fusarium head blight (FHB) and septoria resistance in a winter wheat population. 9th CWFHB and 4th Canadian Wheat Symposium (CWS), Winnipeg, Nov 19-22, 2018
  • Anjan Neupane, Ljiljana Tamburic-llincic, Anita Brûlé-Babel, Curt McCartney. 2018
  • QTL mapping for agronomic and quality traits in a doubled haploid winter wheat population. 9th CWFHB and 4th Canadian Wheat Symposium (CWS),Winnipeg, Nov 19-22, 2018
  • L. Tamburic-Ilincic. 2016. Breeding winter wheat for Fusarium Head Blight Resistance –challenges and progress. 8th CWFHB. Ottawa. Invited talk 20-22 Nov 2016
  • L. Tamburic-Ilincic. 2013. Advantages of using native sources of FHB resistance in breeding winter wheat in Ontario, Canada. 12th European Fusarium Seminar. Bordeaux France. 12-16 May 2013
  • Tamburic-Ilincic, L. 2012. Breeding for Fusarium Head Blight Resistance. 24-28 June 2012. Mycored North America. Ottawa. Invited talk.

Selected Publications

  • Tamburic-Ilincic, Lily; Barcelos Rosa, S. 2019. QTL Mapping of Fusarium Head Blight and Septoria tritici blotch in an elite hard red winter wheat population. Molecular breeding. Vol, 39, Issue 7, Article 94
  • L. Tamburic-llincic, S. Barcelos Rosa. 2017. Alleles on two dwarfing loci on 4B and 4D are main drivers of FHB-related traits in the Canadian winter wheat population ‘Vienna’ x ‘25R47’. 2017, Plant Breeding. Vol, 136, Issue 6, 799-808
  • Burlakoti, Rishi; Tamburic-Ilincic, Lily; Limay-Rios, Victor; Burlakoti, Pragyan. 2017. Comparative population structure and trichothecene mycotoxin profiling of Fusarium graminearum from Corn and Wheat in Ontario, Central Canada. Plant Pathology. Plant Pathology (2017) 66, 14–27
  • Lily Tamburic-Ilincic, Ashley Wragg and Art Schaafsma. 2015. Mycotoxins accumulation and Fusarium graminearum chemotype diversity in winter wheat grown in Southwestern Ontario. Can. J. Plant Sci. 95: 931-938
  • Lily Tamburic-Ilincic and Arend Smid. 2015. Marker, soft red winter wheat. Can. J. Plant Sci. 95 (5): 1029-1031
  • Lily Tamburic-Ilincic and Arend Smid. 2015. UGRC Ring, soft red winter wheat. Can. J. Plant Sci. 95 (5): 1033-1035
  • Tamburic-Ilincic, L, J. Brinkman, E. Sparry and D C Hooker.2014. Optimizing inputs for winter durum wheat in Ontario. Can. J. Plant Sci. 95(2): 361-368
  • Chami C. Amarasinghe, Lily Tamburic-Ilincic, Jeannie Gilbert, Anita L. Brûlé-Babel & W. G. Dilantha Fernando. 2013. Evaluation of different fungicides for control of fusarium head blight in wheat inoculated with 3ADON and 15ADON chemotypes of Fusarium graminearum in Canada. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology (2013), 35 (2): 200-208
  • Aynur Gunenc, Mehri HadiNezhad, Lily Tamburic-Ilincic, Paul M. Mayer, Farah Hosseinian. 2013. Effects of region and cultivar on alkylresorcinols content and composition in wheat bran and their antioxidant activity. Journal of Cereal Science; 57(3):405–410. DOI:10.1016/j.jcs.01.003
  • Lily Tamburic-Ilincic and Arend Smid. 2013. OAC Flight, soft red winter wheat. Can. J. Plant Sci. 93(6):1261-1263
  • Lily Tamburic-Ilincic and Arend Smid. 2013. OAC Emmy, soft white winter wheat. Can. J. Plant Sci. 93: 1-3. doi:10.4141/CJPS2012-059
  • Lily Tamburic-Ilincic. 2012. Effect of 3B, 5A and 3A QTL for Fusarium head blight resistance on agronomic and quality performance of Canadian winter wheat. Plant Breeding. Vol 131 Issue 6, 722-727
  • Lily Tamburic-Ilincic, Arend Smid, and Carl Griffey. 2012. OAC Amber, winter durum wheat Can. J. Plant Sci. 92: 973-975. doi:10.4141/CJPS2011-164
  • Tamburic-Ilincic L., Falk. D.E., Schaafsma, A. 2011. Fusarium ratings in Ontario Winter Wheat Performance Trial (OWWPT) using an index that combines Fusarium head blight symptoms and deoxynivalenol levels. Czech J. Genet. Plant Breed., 47: S115–S122
  • Groth, J., L. Tamburic-Ilincic, A. Schaafsma, A. Brûlé-Babel and L. Hartl. 2011. Comparison of FHB resistance donors and cultivars from Canada and Europe. Cereal Research Communication. 39 (2), pp. 189–199 (2011), DOI: 10.1556/CRC.39.2011.2.3
  • Von der Ohe, C. , V. Gauthier, L. Tamburic- Ilincic, A. Brule-Babel, W.G. D. Fernando, R. Clear, T. J. Ward and T. Miedaner. 2010. A comparison of aggressiveness and deoxynivalenol production between Canadian Fusarium graminearum isolates with 3-acetyl and 15-acetyldeoxynivalenol chemotypes in field-grown spring wheat. European Journal of Plant Pathology. Vol. 127, N. 3: 407-417
  • Tamburic-Ilincic L., 2010. Fusarium species and mycotoxins associated with oat in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Can. J. Plant Sci. 90: 211-216