Mogens Støvring Hovmøller

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Mogens Støvring Hovmøller

  • Department of Agroecology - Entomology and Plant Pathology
Postal address:
Forsøgsvej 1
4200
Slagelse
Denmark

Email: mogens.hovmoller@agro.au.dk

Mobile: +4522283361

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

MSc in agriculture (1985)

PhD in Plant Pathology and Population Genetics (1991)

 

Experience

1985-1987 Scientific assistant, Danish Institute of Plant and Soil Science

1987-1990 PhD scholarship, Royal Vet.- and Agricultural University

1990-1991 Plant Pathologist, Danish Institute of Plant and Soil Science

1991-1996 Senior scientist, - head of research on agricultural crop diseases (since 1994)

1996-1997 Visiting scientist, Cereals Research Department, John Innes Centre, UK

1997-2011 Senior scientist, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences/Aarhus University

2011- Professor, Aarhus University

 

Specialties

Ongoing Research:

Evolutionary processes in wheat yellow rust. At present mainly through BIOEXPLOIT: Exploitation of natural plant biodiversity for the pesticide-free production of food ( http://www.bioexploit.net/ )

Durability of host resistance. ENDURE: European Network for the Durable Exploitation of crop protection strategies ( http://www.endure-network.eu/ ).

Global Reference Center for wheat yellow rust (GRC-YR): Genetic variability and dispersal pathways of wheat yellow rust at regional and global scales (collaboration with CIMMYT, ICARDA, FAO and University of Aarhus)

Molecular basis for the evolution of virulence

National Virulence Survey for cereal powdery mildews and rusts. Collaboration between Danish Agricultural Advisory Service, the Swedish advisory service in plant protection, plant protection industry and the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Denmark.

Improving resistance breeding through access to update pathogen resources (breeding companies)

 

Competence

Author of more than 150 scientific papers

Lecturer at Aarhus and Copenhagen University

Speaker at more than 100 meetings

Reviewer of scientific journals: Science, Molecular Ecology, Fungal Genetics and Biology, Plant Pathology, Plant Disease, European Journal of Plant Pathology, Phytopathology, Plant Breeding, Euphytica, Australian Journal of Agricultural Research

 

Network

EU FP6-BIOEXPLOIT: Exploitation of natural plant biodiversity for the pesticide-free production of food www.bioexploit.net.

ENDURE: European Network for the Durable Exploitation of crop protection strategies www.endure-network.eu

Borlaug Global Rust Initiative: Head of Global Reference Center for wheat yellow rust. CIMMYT, ICARDA, FAO and University of Aarhus. www.globalrust.org

Danish and Swedish Agricultural Advisory Service, Danish Plant Directorate and Aarhus University

National and international universities

National and international plant breeding and plant protection industry