Grad Publications 2006-2009

Wyendandt, C.A., Rhodes, L.H., Bennett, M.A., and Riedel, R.M.  2009.  Control of fruit rots of processing tomato using cover crop mulch and Tom-Cast.  HortTechnology 19: 511-517.

Anco, Daniel J., Soonok Kim, Thomas K. Mitchell, Laurence V. Madden and Michael A. Ellis.  2009.  Transformation of Phomopsis viticola with the green fluorescent protein.  Mycologia 101(6): 853-858.

Five Ohio State graduates - Trudy Torto-Alalibo, Jorunn I. B. Bos, Edgar Huitema, Zhenyu Liu and Jing Song - were co-authors in the publication: Genome sequence and analysis of the Irish potato famine pathogen Phytophthora infestans. Nature 461: 393-398 (Sept. 17, 2009).  The co-lead author of the publication was Sophien Kamoun (formerly at Ohio State OARDC and now at the Sainesbury Laboratory, United Kingdom and the faculty graduate advisor to the students listed).


Song, J., Win, J., Tian, M., Schornack, S., Kaschani, F., Ilyas, M., van der Hoorn, R.A.L., and Kamoun, S. 2009. Two effectors secreted by unrelated eukaryotic plant pathogens target the tomato defense protease Rcr3. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106:1654-1659.


Bos, J.I.B., Chapparo-Garcia, A., Quesada-Ocampo, L.M., McSpadden Gardener, B., and Kamoun, S. 2009. Distinct amino acids of the Phytophthora infestans effector AVR3a condition activation of R3a hypersensitivity and suppression of cell death. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 22:269-281.

Broders, Kirk D., Wallhead, M.W., Austin, Grant D., Lipps, Patrick E.; Paul, Pierca A.; Mullen, Robert W; and Anne E. Dorrance.  2009.  Association of soil chemical and physical properties with Pythium species diversity, community composition, and disease incidence.  Phytopathology 99(8): 957-967.

Ellis, Sarah D. and Michael J. Boehm.  2009.  Plants Get Sick Too! Plant Disease Idea Starter, Plant Health Instructor, American Phytopathological Society.

Raudales, R.E., Stone, E., and McSpadden Gardener, B. B. 2009, Seed treatment with 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol-producing Pseudomonads improves crop health in low-pH soils by altering patterns of nutrient uptake. Phytopathology 99(5): 506-511.

Benitez, Maria-Soledad and McSpadden Gardener, B. B.  2009.  Linking sequence to function in soil bacteria: Sequence-directed isolation of bovel bacteria contributing to soilborne plant disease suppression.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Feb. 2009, pp. 915-924.

Briar, Shabeg S.;  Jagdale, Ganpati B.; Cheng, Zhiqiang; Hoy, Casey W.; Sally A. Miller and Parwinder S. Grewal.  Environmental Bioindicators Best Paper award, Terrestrial Invertebrate category, "Indicative value of soil nematode food web value indices and trophic group abundance in differentiating habitats with a gradient of anthropogenic impact," Env. BioIndicators Vol. 2 (3), July 2007, pp. 146-160.

Vega-Snchez, Miguel E., Zeng L., Chen, S., Leung, H., and Wang, G-L.  2008.  SPIN1, a K homology domain protein negatively regulated and ubiquitinated by the E3 ubiquitin ligase SPL11, is involved in flowering time control in rice.  Plant Cell 20: 1456-1469.

Wallis, C.M., Eyles, A., Chorbadjian, R., McSpadden-Gardner, B.B., Hansen, R., Cipollini, D.F., Herms, D.A. and P. Bonello.  2008.  Systemic induction of phloem secondary metabolism and its relationship to resistance to a canker pathogen in Austrian pine.  New Phytologist 177: 767-778.

Wyenandt, C.A., Rhodes, L.H., Riedel, R.M., and Bennett, M.A.  2008.  Cover Crop Mulch and Fungicide Program Affect Development of Septoria Leaf Spot and Marketable Yield in Processing Tomato Production.  Hortscience 43: 807-810

Alfano, G., Lewis Ivey, M. L., Cakir, C., Bos, J. I. B., Miller, S. A., Madden, L. V., Kamoun, S., and Hoitink, H. A. J. 2007. Systemic modulation of gene expression in tomato by Trichoderma hamatum 382. Phytopathology 97: 429-437.

Ariss, J. J., Rhodes, L. H., Sulc, R. M., and Hammond, R. B.  2007.  Potato leafhopper injury and Fusarium crown rot effects on three alfalfa populations.  Crop Science 47:1661-1671.

Ariss, J. J., and Rhodes, L. H.  2007.  A new race of Colletotrichum trifolii identified on alfalfa in Ohio.  Plant Disease 91:1362.  (Published online as doi:10.1094/PDIS-91-10-1362B.)

Bentez, M-S., Baysal Tustas, F., Rotenberg, D., Kleinhenz, M.D., Cardina, J., Stinner, D., Miller, S.A., McSpadden Gardener, B.  2007. Multiple statistical approaches of community fingerprint data reveal bacterial populations associated with disease suppression arising from the application of different organic field management strategies. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 39: 2289-2301.

Benitez, MS; McSpadden Gardener, B.  2007. Bacteria involved in general soilborne disease suppression arising from transitional organic farm management. Phytopathology 97: S9.

Bos, J., Bruce, C., Cakir, C., Morgan, W., Oh, S.-K., Song, J., Win, J., Young, C., Kamoun, S.  2007.  Groovy times: Structure, evolution, and function of oomycete effectors.  Phytopathology: 97 (7): S146-S146 Suppl. S, July 2007.

Broders, K.D., P.E. Lipps, P.A. Paul and A.E. Dorrance. 2007.  Characterization of Pythium spp. Associated with Corn and Soybean Seed and Seedling Disease in Ohio. Plant Disease 91: 727-735.

Broders, K.D., P.E. Lipps, P.A. Paul and A.E. Dorrance.  2007.  Evaluation of Fusarium graminearum associated with Corn and Soybean Seed and Seedling Disease in Ohio.  Plant Disease 91: 1155-1160.

Chapin, LG; Camp, A; Zumpetta, C; Joshi, R; Benitez, M; McSpadden Gardener, B.  The impacts of farming practices and soil environmental factors on rhizosphere abundance of DAPG-producing Pseudomonas spp. Phytopathology: Vol. 95, no. 6, suppl., [np]. Jun 2005.

Tian, M; Win, J;, Song, J; Van der Hoorn, R; Van der Knaap, E; Kamoun, S.  2007.  A Phytophthora infestans cystatin-like protein targets a novel tomato papain-like apoplastic protease.  Plant Physiology 143, 1-14

Dufault, N. S., De Wolf, E. D., Lipps, P.E., and Madden, L. V. 2006. Role of temperature and moisture in the production and maturation of Gibberellla zeae perithecia. Plant Disease 90: 637-644.

Jo Y.-K., G.-L. Wang, and M. J. Boehm.  2007.  Expression Analysis of Rice Defense-Related Genes in Turfgrass in Response to Magnaporthe grisea. Phytopathology, 97:170-178.

Kanneganti TD, Huitema E, Kamoun S.  2007.  In planta expression of oomycete and fungal genes.  Methods Mol Biol: 354:35-43.

Lewis Ivey, M.L., McSpadden Gardener, B.B., Opina, N., and Miller, S.A.  2007. Diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum infecting eggplant in the Philippines. Phytopathology. 97: 1467-1475.

Malali Gowda, Venu, R-C., Li, H., Jantasuriyarat, C., Chen, S., Bellizzi, M., Pampanwar, V., Kim, H., Dean, R.A., Stahlberg, E., Wing, R., Soderlund, C., G.-L. Wang. 2007. Magnaporthe grisea infection triggers RNA variation and antisense transcript expression in rice. Plant Physiology 144:524-33.

McSpadden Gardener, B., M. S. Benitez, A. Camp, C. Zumpetta. 2006. Evaluation of a seed treatment containing a phlD+ strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens on organic soybeans, 2005. Biological and Cultural Tests 21:FC046.

Nita, M., Ellis, M. A., Wilson, L. L., and Madden, L. V.  2006.  Effects of application of fungicide during the dormant period on Phomopsis cane and leaf spot of grape disease intensity and inoculum production.  Plant Disease 90: 1195-1200.

Nita, M., Ellis, M. A., Wilson, L. L., and Madden, L. V.  2006.  Evaluation of a disease warning system for Phomopsis cane and leaf spot of grape: A field study. Plant Disease 90: 1239-1246.

Nita, M., Ellis, M. A., Wilson, L. L., and Madden, L. V.  2007.  Evaluation of the curative and protectant activity of fungicides and fungicide-adjuvant mixtures on Phomopsis cane and leaf spot of grape: a controlled-environment study.  Crop Protection 26: 1377-1384.

Nita, M., Ellis, M. A., Wilson, L. L., and Madden, L. V.  2007.  Evaluations of new and current management strategies to control Phomopsis cane and leaf spot of grape. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2007-0726-06-RS. http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/php/symposium/melhus/manage/

Ockels, F.S., A. Eyles, B.A. McPherson, D.L. Wood, and P. Bonello.  2007.  Chemistry of coast live oak response to Phytophthora ramorum infection.  Journal of Chemical Ecology 33: 1721-1732.

Ockels, F.S., M.V. DiLeo, and P. Bonello.  2007.  Desiccation at ambient temperature effectively preserves plant tissues infected with Phytophthoras.  Plant Health Progress.  http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/sub/php/research/2007/desiccation/

Palumbo, R., Hong, Hu, Craig, Locke, C. Krause, Tay and G.L. Wang.  2007. Target Region Amplification Polymorphism (TRAP) as a Tool for Detecting Genetic Variation in the Genus Pelargonium. HortScience 42(5): 1118-1123

Rebollar-Alviter, A., Madden, L. V., and Ellis, M. A.  2007.  Pre- and post-infection activity of azoxystrobin, pyraclostrobin, mefenoxam, and phosphite against leather rot of strawberry, caused by Phytophthora cactorum. Plant Disease 91: 559-564.

Rebollar-Alviter, A., Madden, L. V., Jeffers, S. N., Ellis, M. A.   2007.  Baseline and differential sensitivity to two QoI fungicides among isolates of Phytophthora cactorum that cause leather rot and crown rot on strawberry plants. Plant Disease 91: 1625-1637.

Vega-Snchez, M. E., Gowda, M., Wang, G. L.  2007.  Tag-based approaches for deep transcriptome analysis in plants.  Plant Science 173:371-380.

Whitehill, J., J. S. Lehman, and P. Bonello. 2007. Ips pini (Curculionidae: Scolytinae) is a vector of the fungal pathogen, Sphaeropsis sapinea (Coelomycetes), to Austrian pines, Pinus nigra (Pinaceae). Environmental Entomology 36:114-120.

Win J, Morgan W, Bos J, et al.  2007.  Adaptive evolution has targeted the C-terminal domain of the RXLR effectors of plant pathogenic oomycetes.  Plant Cell 19 (8): 2349-2369.

Zeng, L.-R., Vega-Snchez, M. E., Zhu, T., Wang, G. L.  2006.  Ubiquitination-mediated protein degradation and modification: an emerging theme in plant-microbe interactions.  Cell Research 16:413-426.