Benjamin Mimee

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Chercheur scientifique - Nématologie

Développement de méthodes alternatives pour la gestion des nématodes phytoparasites

Recherche et / ou projets en cours

Outils génomiques pour le contrôle d’Heterodera glycines, un ravageur émergent du soya

Évaluation et éradication de Globodera spp. dans la culture de pomme de terre (globodera.org)

SoyaGen: Améliorer le rendement et la résistance aux maladies du soya de saison courte (soyagen.ca)

Lutte intégrée contre le nématode des tiges et des bulbes, Ditylenchus dipsaci

Biovigilance pour la durabilité des sols organiques

Caractérisation de microbiotes agricoles afin de monitorer l'effet des perturbations environnementales sur la biodiversité et l'incidence des ravageurs

Énoncés de recherches/projets

Lutte intégrée : développement et validation de programmes de lutte pour les nématodes phytoparasites.

Génomique fonctionnelle et génétique des populations de nématodes: mécanismes de virulence, voies d’introduction, évolution/adaptation des populations dans le temps, impact des changements climatiques sur le développement et la gestion, gènes d’intérêt pour le contrôle, interactions hôtes-parasites pour supporter les programmes d’amélioration génétique.

Biodiversité : mesurer l’impact des pratiques agricoles sur le microbiote du sol et les services écologiques.

Prix et études

Récipiendaire du Syngenta Crop Protection Award 2018, remis par Syngenta et la Society of Nematologist (SON) a une personne dont les contributions à la nématologie ont mené à des avancées significatives en agriculture.

Principales publications

PUBLICATIONS RÉVISÉES PAR LES PAIRS

 

Boucher St-Amour, V.T., B. Mimee, D. Torkamaneh, M. Jean, F. Belzile, L. O’Donoughue. 2020. Characterizing resistance to soybean cyst nematode in PI 494182, an early-maturing soybean accession. Accepté pour publication dans Crop Science

https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20162

 

Vieira, P., A. Peetz, B. Mimee, K. Kutsuwa, D. Mollov, A. MacGuidwin, I. Zasada, L.G. Nemchinov. 2020. Prevalence of the root lesion nematode virus (RLNV1) in populations of Pratylenchus penetrans from North America. Accepté pour publication dans Journal of Nematology.

 

Dick, K., B. Samanfar, B. Barnes, E. Cober, B. Mimee, L. Tan, A. Wong, S. Molnar, K. Biggar, A. Golshani, F. Dehne, J.R. Green. 2020. PIPE4: Ultra-Fast PPI predictor for comprehensive inter- and cross-species interactomes. Scientific Reports 10:1390.

https://doi.org /10.1038/s41598-019-56895-w

 

Kooliyottil, R., L.M. Dandurand, J.C. Kuhl, A. Caplan, F. Xiao, B. Mimee, and J. Lafond-Lapalme. 2019. Transcriptome analysis of Globodera pallida from the susceptible host Solanum tuberosum or the resistant plant Solanum sisymbriifolium. Scientific Reports 9:13256.

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49725-6

 

Xu, Y., M.-T. Charles, Z. Luo, B. Mimee, Z. Tong, D. Roussel, D. Rolland, P.-Y. Véronneau. 2019. Preharvest UV-C treatment affected postharvest senescence and phytochemicals alternation of strawberry fruit with the possible involvement of abscisic acid regulation. Food Chemistry, Article 125138.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2019.125138

 

Sabeh, M., E. Lord, É. Grenier, M. St-Arnaud et B. Mimee. 2019. What determine host specificity in hyperspecialized plant pathogens? BMC Genomics 20:457.

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5853-4

 

Poirier, S., N. Dauphinais, G. Bélair, V. Gravel et B. Mimee. 2019. Validation of extraction methods for diagnosis of the stem and bulb nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 41:597-602.

https://doi.org/10.1080/07060661.2019.1624390

 

Dandurand, L.-M., I.A. Zasada, X. Wang, B. Mimee, W. DeJong, R. Novy, J. Whitworth et J. Kuhl. 2019. Current Status of Potato Cyst Nematodes in North America. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 57:117-133.

https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-phyto-082718-100254

 

Mimee, B., E. Lord, P.-Y. Veronneau, R. Masonbrink, Q. Yu, et S. Eves-van den Akker. 2019. The Draft Genome of Ditylenchus dipsaci. Journal of Nematology. 51 e2019-27.

https://doi.org/10.21307/jofnem-2019-027

 

Mimee, B., N. Dauphinais et G. Bélair. 2019. “Piler Dirt” survey for the sampling and detection of potato cyst nematodes. Plant Disease 103:2065-2069.

https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-12-18-2188-RE

 

Masonbrink, R., T.R. Maier, U. Muppirala, A.S. Seetharam, E. Lord, P.S. Juvale, J. Schmutz, N.T. Johnson, D. Korkin, M.G. Mitchum, B. Mimee, S. Eves-van den Akker, M. Hudson, A.J. Severin and T.J. Baum. 2019. The genome of the soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) reveals complex patterns of duplications involved in the evolution of parasitism genes. BMC Genomics 20:119.

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5485-8

 

Xu, Y., M.-T. Charles, Z. Luo, B. Mimee, Z. Tong, P.-Y. Véronneau, D. Rolland, D. Roussel. 2019.  UV-C priming of strawberry leaves against subsequent Mycosphaerella fragariae infection involves the action of ROS, plant hormones and terpenes. Plant, Cell & Environment 42:815-831.

https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13491

 

Gagnon, A.-E., G. Boivin, G. Bélair et B. Mimee. 2019. Prevalence of a nematode castrator of the carrot weevil and impact on fecundity and survival. Parasitology 146:702-707.

https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182018002056

 

Xu, Y., M.-T. Charles, Z. Luo, B. Mimee, Z. Tong, P.-Y. Veronneau, D. Rolland et D. Roussel. 2019. Preharvest UV C treatment affected senescence of stored strawberry fruit with a potential role of miRNAs in the activation of the antioxidant system. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 66:12188-12197.

https://doi.org /10.1021/acs.jafc.8b04074

 

Gendron St-Marseille, A.-F., G. Bourgeois, J. Brodeur et B. Mimee. 2019. Simulating the impacts of climate change on soybean cyst nematode and the distribution of soybean. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 264:178-187.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2018.10.008

 

Rashidifard, M., H. Fourie, P.-Y. Véronneau, M. Marais, M.S. Daneel et B. Mimee. 2018. Genetic diversity and phylogeny of South African Meloidogyne populations using genotyping by sequencing. Scientific Reports 8, Article number: 13816

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-31963-9

 

Poirier, S., N. Dauphinais, H. Van Der Heyden, G. Bélair, V. Gravel et B. Mimee. 2019. Host range and genetic characterization of the stem and bulb nematode, Ditylenchus dipsaci, from Eastern Canada. Plant Disease 103:456-460.

https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-07-18-1201-RE

 

Gendron St-Marseille, A.-F., E. Lord, P.-Y. Véronneau, J. Brodeur et B. Mimee. 2018. Genome scans reveal homogenization and local adaptations in populations of the soybean cyst nematode. Frontiers in Plant Science 9, 987.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.00987

 

Sabeh, M., M.-O. Duceppe, M. St-Arnaud et B. Mimee. 2018. Selection of a reliable set of reference genes for Globodera rostochiensis using RNA-seq and qPCR data. PLoS ONE 13(3): e0193840.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193840

 

Dauphinais, N., G. Bélair et B. Mimee. 2018. Development of a multiplex qPCR method for the evaluation of the distribution of the root lesion nematodes, Pratylenchus alleni and P. penetrans, in soybean in Quebec, Canada. Plant Disease 102:970-976.

https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-08-17-1222-RE

 

Xu, Y., M.-T. Charles, Z. Luo, B. Mimee, P.-Y. Véronneau, D. Rolland et D. Roussel. 2017. Preharvest UV-C irradiation increased polyphenols accumulation and flavonoid pathway genes expression in strawberry fruit. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 65:9970-9979.

 

Mimee, B., B. Soufiane, N. Dauphinais et G. Bélair. 2017. A qRT-PCR method to evaluate viability of potato cyst nematode (Globodera spp.). Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 39:503-513.

 

Duceppe, M.-O., J. Lafond-Lapalme, J. E. Palomares-Rius, M. Sabeh, V. Blok, P. Moffett et B. Mimee. 2017. Analysis of survival and hatching transcriptomes from potato cyst nematodes, Globodera rostochiensis and G. pallida. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 3882. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-03871-x

 

Lafond-Lapalme, J., M.-O. Duceppe, S. Wang, P. Moffett et B. Mimee. 2017. A new method for decontamination of de novo transcriptome using a hierarchical clustering algorithm. Bioinformatics 33 (9): 1293-1300.

 

Mimee, B., A.-È. Gagnon, K. Colton-Gagnon et É. Tremblay. 2016. Portrait de la situation du nématode à kyste du soya (Heterodera glycines) au Québec (2013-2015). Phytoprotection 96:33-42.

 

Eves-van den Akker, S., D.R. Laetsch, P. Thorpe, C.J. Lilley, E.G.J. Danchin, M. Da Rocha, C. Rancurel, N.E. Holroyd, J.A. Cotton, E. Grenier, J. Montarry, B. Mimee, M.-O. Duceppe, I. Boyes, J. Lapalme, M. Esquibet, M. Sabeh, M. Rott, H. Overmars, A. Tomczak, G. Smant, G. Koutsovoulos, V. Blok, S. Mantelin, P.J.A. Cock, W. Phillips, J. Marvin, L.M. Jones, H.B. Yusup, P.E. Urwin, M. Blaxter et J.T. Jones. 2016. The genome of the yellow potato cyst nematode, Globodera rostochiensis, reveals insights into the genomic and transcriptomic bases of pathogenicity and virulence. Genome Biology 17:124. DOI: 10.1186/s13059-016-0985-1

 

Bélair, G., N. Dauphinais et B. Mimee. 2016. Evaluation of cultural methods for the management of the potato cyst (golden) nematode (Globodera rostochiensis) in Quebec, Canada. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 38:209-217.

 

Mimee, B., N. Dauphinais, G. Bélair. 2015. Life cycle of the golden cyst nematode, Globodera rostochiensis, in Quebec, Canada. Journal of Nematology 47:290-295.

 

Mimee, B., M.-O. Duceppe, P.-Y. Véronneau, J. Lafond-Lapalme, M. Jean, F. Belzile et G. Bélair. 2015. A new method for studying population genetics of cyst nematodes based on Pool-Seq and genome-wide allele frequency analysis. Molecular Ecology Resources 15:1356-1365.

 

A.-F. Gendron St-Marseille, G. Bélair, J. Brodeur, G. Bourgeois et B. Mimee. 2015. Impact des changements climatiques sur les interactions moléculaires entre le nématode à kyste du soya (Heterodera glycines) et son hôte principal, le soya (Glycine max). Phytoprotection 95:41-47.

 

Rioux, S., B. Mimee, A.-È. Gagnon et S. Hambleton. 2015. First report of stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) on wheat in Quebec, Canada. Phytoprotection 95:7-9.

 

Mimee, B., H. Peng, V. Popovic, Q. Yu, M.O. Duceppe, M.P. Tétreault et G. Bélair. 2014. First report of the soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines Ichinohe) on soybean in the province of Quebec, Canada. Plant Disease 98:429.

 

Mimee, B., R. Andersen, G. Bélair, A. Vanasse et M. Rott. 2014. Impact of quarantine procedures on weed biodiversity and abundance: implications for the management of the golden potato cyst nematode, Globodera rostochiensis. Crop Protection 55:21-27.

 

Boucher, A.C., B. Mimee, J. Montarry, S. Bardou-Valette, G. Bélair, P. Moffett et E. Grenier. 2013. Genetic diversity of the golden potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis and determination of the origin of populations in Quebec, Canada. Molecular Phylogenetic and Evolution 69:75-82.

 

Bélair, G., B. Mimee, M.O. Duceppe et S. Miller. 2013. First report of the root-Lesion nematode, Pratylenchus alleni associated with damage on soybean in Quebec, Canada. Plant Disease 97:292.

 

Mimee, B., T. J. Avis, S. Boivin, S. Jabaji et R. J. Tweddell. 2011. Effect of iron and nitrogen on the development of Helminthosporium solani and potato silver scurf. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 33:506-511.

 

Mimee, B., C. Labbé et R. R. Bélanger. 2009. Catabolism of flocculosin, an antimicrobial metabolite produced by Pseudozyma flocculosa. Glycobiology 19:995-1001.

 

Mimee, B., R. Pelletier et R. R. Bélanger. 2009. In vitro antibacterial activity and antifungal mode of action of flocculosin, a membrane-active cellobiose lipid. Journal of Applied Microbiology 107:989-996.

 

Hammami, W., C. Labbé, F. Chain, B. Mimee et R. R. Bélanger. 2008 Nutritional regulation and kinetics of flocculosin synthesis by Pseudozyma flocculosa. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 80:307-315.

 

Mimee, B., C. Labbé, R. Pelletier et R. R. Bélanger. 2005. Antifungal activity of flocculosin, a novel glycolipid isolated from Pseudozyma flocculosa. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 49:1597-1599.

 

CHAPITRES DE LIVRE

 

Bélair G., Forge T., Mimee B., Tenuta M., Yu Q. 2018. Current State of Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Canada. In: Subbotin S., Chitambar J. (eds) Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Sustainable Agriculture of North America. Sustainability in Plant and Crop Protection. Springer, Cham

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99585-4_1

Affiliations

Professeur associé

Université de Montréal (depuis 2013)

Professeur associé

Université Laval (depuis 2016)

Langue

Anglais
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