Miller publications

(Since 1999)

Baysal, F., Benitez, M.-S., Kleinhenz, M., Miller, S.A. and McSpadden Gardener, B.B. 2008. Field management effects on damping-off and early season vigor of crops in a transitional organic cropping system.  Phytopathology 98:562-570.

Aruscavage, D., Miller, S. A., Lewis Ivey, M. L., Lee, K. an LeJeune, J. T. 2008. Survival and dissemination of Escherichia coli O157 on physically and biologically damaged lettuce plants.  J. Food Protection 71:2384-2388.

Baysal-Gurel, F., Lewis Ivey, M. L., Dorrance, A., Luster, D., Frederick, R., Czarnecki, J., Boehm, M. and Miller, S. A. 2008.  An immunofluorescence assay to detect urediniospores of Phakopsora pachyrhizi.  Plant Dis. 92: 1387-1393.

Harp, T. L., Pernezny, K., Ivey, M. L., Miller, S. A., Kuhn, P. J. and Datnoff, L. 2008.  The etiology of recent pepper anthracnose outbreaks in Florida. Crop Protection 27: 1380-1384.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2008. Evaluation of drip- and foliar-applied fungicides for the control of downy mildew and phytophthora blight of winter squash, 2007.  Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V030.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2008. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of powdery mildew and Phytophthora blight of winter squash, 2007.  Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V031.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2008. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of downy mildew and phytophthora blight of winter squash, 2007.  Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V032.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2008. Resistance of radish cultivars to Rhizoctonia root and hypocotyl rot and clubroot, 2007.  Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V033.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2008. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of anthracnose of bell peppers, 2007.  Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V034.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2008. Evaluation of biopesticides and fungicides for control of Phytophthora blight of peppers, 2007.  Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V035.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2008. Evaluation of fungicides and application methods for disease control in high tunnel fresh market tomatoes, 2007. Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V036.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J., Xu, X. and Baysal, F. 2008. Evaluation of fungicides and bactericides for the control of foliar and fruit diseases of processing tomatoes, 2007. Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V037.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J., Xu, X. and Baysal, F. 2008, 2007. Evaluation of products to manage bacterial canker of processing tomatoes, 2007. Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V038.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2008. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of foliar and fruit diseases of processing tomatoes-2, 2007.  Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V039.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2008. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of foliar and fruit diseases of processing tomatoes-1, 2007.  Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V040.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2008. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of white mold on cabbage, 2007.  Plant Disease Management Reports 2: V041.

Miller, S. A., Xu, X., Bennett, M. and McSpadden Gardener, B. Evaluation of seed treatments to prevent bacterial canker in greenhouse tomatoes, British Columbia Greenhouse Growers Association Interim Report, March 2008.

Miller, S. A. 2008. IPM CRSP International Plant Diagnostic Network annual report, Virginia Tech, October 2008.

Miller, S. A., Xu, X., Bennett, M. and McSpadden Gardener, B. Evaluation of seed treatments to prevent bacterial canker in greenhouse tomatoes, British Columbia Greenhouse Growers Association Final Report, December 2008.

Miller, S. A., Xu, X., Bennett, M. and McSpadden Gardener, B. Evaluation of seed treatments to prevent bacterial canker in greenhouse tomatoes, Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Association Final Report, December 2008.

Miller, S. A.  Enhancing plant disease diagnostics at the local level. Report to the Ohio Vegetable and Small Fruit Research and Development Program, December 2008.

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.

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. 

Briar, S. S., Grewal, P. S., Somasekhara, N., Stinner, D. and Miller, S. A. 2007. Soil nematode community, organic matter, microbial biomass and nitrogen dynamics in field plots transitioning from conventional to organic management.  Applied Soil Ecology 37:256-266.

Briar, S. S. , Jagdale, G. B., Cheng, Z., Hoy, C. W., Miller, S. A. and Grewal, P. S. 2007. Indicative value of soil nematode food web indices and trophic group abundance in differentiating habitats with a gradient of anthropogenic impact.  Environmental Bioindicators 2: 146-160.

Derksen, R. C., Vitanza, S., Welty, C., Miller, S., Bennett, M. and Zhu, H. 2007.  Field evaluation of application variables and plant density for bell pepper pest management.  Trans. Of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 50:1945-1953.

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

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2007. Evaluation of biopesticides and fungicides for the management of Rhizoctonia root and hypocotyl rot and clubroot of radish, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports (online). Report 1:V003. DOI:1094/PDMR01.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2007. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of clubroot of broccoli, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports (online). Report 1:V004. DOI:1094/PDMR01.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2007. Evaluation of products for the control of bacterial canker of processing tomato, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports (online). Report 1:V005. DOI:1094/PDMR01.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2007. Evaluation of cover crops for the their effect on growth, yield and disease of processing tomatoes, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports (online). Report 1:V006. DOI:1094/PDMR01.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2007. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of foliar and fruit diseases of  processing tomato, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports (online). Report 1:V013. DOI:1094/PDMR01.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2007. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of powdery and downy mildews of winter squash, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports (online). Report 1:V014.DOI:1094/PDMR01.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2007. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of Phytophthora blight of peppers, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports (online). Report 1:V015. DOI:1094/PDMR01.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2007. Evaluation of products for the control of bacterial leaf spot of bell peppers, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports (online). Report 1:V016. DOI:1094/PDMR01.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Baysal, F. 2007. Evaluation of biopesticides and fungicides for  control of Phytophthora foliar blight and Pythium root rot of peppers, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports (online). Report 1:V016. DOI:1094/PDMR01.

Miller, S. A. 2007. IPM CRSP International Plant Diagnostic Network annual report, Virginia Tech, October 2007.

Miller, S. A. 2007. Development of Biological Disease Management Approaches For High Tunnel Tomatoes.  Report to Ohio IPM Minigrants Program, December 2007.

Miller, S. A. 2007. Development of disease management strategies for high tunnel tomatoes.  Report to the Ohio Vegetable and Small Fruit Research and Development Program, December 2007.

Bai, X., Zhang, J., Ewing, A., Miller, S.A., Jansco Radek, A., Schevchenko, D., Tsukerman, K., Walunas, T., Lapidus, A., Campbell, J.W. and Hogenhout, S.A. 2006.  Living with genome instability: the adaptation of phytoplasmas to diverse environments of their insect and plant hosts.  J. Bacteriology 188:1-15.

Aruscavage, D., Lee, K., Miller, S. and LeJeune, J. T. 2006.  Interactions affecting the proliferation and control of human pathogens on edible plants.  J. Food Science 71:89-99.

Nahar, M.S., Grewal, P.S., Miller, S. A., Stinner, D., Stinner, B.R., Kleinhenz, M.D., Wszelaki, A. and Doohan, D. 2006.  Differential effects of raw and composted cow manure on nematode community, and its indicative value for soil microbial, physical and chemical properties.  Applied Soil Ecology 34:140-151.

Miller, S. A., Lewis Ivey, M. L. and Mera, J. 2006. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of foliar and fruit diseases of processing tomatoes, 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests No. 61:V080.

Miller, S. A., Lewis Ivey, M. L. and Mera, J. 2006. Evaluation of fungicides and bactericides for the control of foliar and fruit diseases of processing tomatoes, 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests No. 61:V079.

Miller, S. A., Lewis Ivey, M. L. and Mera, J. 2006. Evaluation of fungicides for the control of powdery mildew on winter squash, 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests No. 61:V078.

Miller, S. A., Lewis Ivey, M. L. and Mera, J. 2006. Evaluation of biopesticides and fungicides for the management of clubroot and Rhizoctonia root and hypocotyl rot of radish, 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests No. 61:V077.

Miller, S. A., Lewis Ivey, M. L. and Mera, J. 2006.  Evaluation of fungicides for control of foliar early blight of potatoes, 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests No. 61:V076.

Miller, S. A., Lewis Ivey, M. L. and Mera, J. 2006. Evaluation of fungicides for control of Phytophthora blight of peppers, 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests No. 61:V075.

Miller, S. A., Lewis Ivey, M. L. and Mera, J. 2006. Evaluation of products for the control of bacterial leaf spot and anthracnose of bell peppers, 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests No. 61:V074.

Miller, S. A., Lewis Ivey, M. L. and Mera, J. 2006. Evaluation of fungicides for the management of clubroot in mustard greens, 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests No. 61:V073.

Miller, S. A., Lewis Ivey, M. L. and Mera, J. 2006. Evaluation of fungicides to control Sclerotinia drop in lettuce, 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests No. 61:V072.

Baysal-Tustas, F., Mera, J. and Miller, S. A. 2006. Evaluation of biorational products for the control of diseases of winter squash, 2005.  Biological and Cultural Tests 21:V019.

Miller, S. A., Mera, J. and Lewis Ivey, M. L. 2006. Evaluation of resistance of cucumber cultivars to angular leaf spot, 2005. Biological and Cultural Tests 21:V016.

Lewis Ivey, M. L., Mera, J. and Miller, S. A. 2006. Resistance of mustard cultivars to clubroot, 2005. Biological and Cultural Tests 21:V015.

Scott, J.W., Hutton, S.F., Jones, J.B., Francis, D.M. and Miller, S.A. 2006. Resistance to bacterial spot race T4 and breeding for durable, broad-spectrum to other races. Tomato Genetics Cooperative Report 56:33-36.

Miller, S. A. 2006. IPM CRSP International Plant Diagnostic Network annual report, Virginia Tech, October 2006.

Miller, S.A. and Rapusas, H. 2006.  IPM CRSP Technology Transfer report for the Southeast Asia Site in the Philippines.  Virginia Tech, October 2006.

Miller, S.A. and Rapusas, H. 2006.  IPM CRSP No-Cost Extension report for the Southeast Asia Site in the Philippines.  Virginia Tech, October 2006.

Miller, S. A. 2006. Evaluation of a soil biofumigant and other biorational products and fungicides for management of soilborne diseases on muck soils.  Report to the Ohio Vegetable and Small Fruit Research and Development Program, December 2006.

Geiser, D.M., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Hakiza, G., Juba, J.H. and Miller, S.A. 2005. Gibberella xylarioides (anamorph: Fusarium xylarioides), a causative agent of coffee wilt disease in Africa, is a previously unrecognized member of the G. fujikuroi species complex. Mycologia (in press).

Nahar, M.S., Grewal, P.S., Miller, S.A., Stinner, D., Stinner, B.R., Kleinhenz, M.D., Wszelaki, A. and Doohan, D. 2005. Differential effects of raw and composted manure on nematode community, and soil microbial, physical and chemical properties. Appl. Soil Ecol. (in press).

Kahn, J., Ooka, J. J., Miller, S. A., Madden, L. V. and Hoitink, H. A. J. 2004. Systemic Resistance induced by Trichoderma hamatum 382 in cucumber against Phytophthora crown rot and leaf blight. Plant Disease 88:280-286.

Zhang, J., Miller, S. A., Nault, L., Hogenhout, S. A. and Hoy, C. W. 2004. Molecular and symptom analyses of phytoplasma strains from lettuce reveal a diverse population. Phytopathology 92:842-849.

Lewis Ivey, M. L., Nava Diaz, C. and Miller, S.A. 2004. Identification and management of Colletotrichum acutatum on immature bell peppers. Plant Dis. 88:1198-1204.

Yanar, Y. and Miller, S. 2004. Effect of treating pepper with benzothiadiazole derivative and non-pathogenic Xanthomonas campestris pathovars on the level of disease casued by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Plant Pathology J. 3:52-55.

Sahin, F., Abbasi, P., Lewis Ivey, M., Zhang,J. and Miller, S. A. 2003. Diversity among strains of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians from lettuce. Phytopathology 93:64-70.

Yanar,Y. and Miller, S. A. 2003. Resistance of pepper cultivars and Capsicum spp. accessions to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Plant Disease 87:303-307.

Ozbek, E., Miller, S. A., Meulia, T. and Hogenhout, S. 2003. Infection and replication sites of Spiroplasma kunkelii (Class: Mollicutes) in midgut and malpighian tubules of the leafhopper Dalbulus maidis. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 82:167-175.

Sahin, F., Kotan, R., Abbasi, P. and Miller, S. A. 2003. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Xanthomonas campestris pv. zinniae strains. European Journal of Plant Pathology 109: 165-172.

Al-Dahmani, J., Abbasi, P. A., Miller, S. A. and Hoitink, H. A. J. 2003. Suppression of bacterial leaf spot of tomato with foliar sprays of compost extracts under greenhouse and field conditions. Plant Disease 87:913-919.

Gergon, E. B., Miller, S. A. and Davide, R. G. 2002. The effect of rice root-knot nematode on the growth and yield of onion (Allium cepa L.) 'Yellow Granex'. Plant Disease 86:1339-1344

Abbasi, P. A., Al-Dahmani, J., Sahin, F., Hoitink, H. A. J. and Miller, S. A. 2002. Effect of compost amendments on disease severity and yield in organic and convention tomato production systems. Plant Disease 86:156-161.

Lewis Ivey, M. L., Wright, S. and Miller, S. A. 2002. Report of bacterial leaf spot on collards and turnip leaves in Ohio. Plant Disease 86:186.

Zhou, X., Hoy, C. W., Miller, S. A. and Nault, L. R. 2002. Spatially explicit simulation of aster yellows epidemics and control on lettuce. Ecological Modelling151:293-307.

Alberto,R., Duca,M., Santiago,S., Miller, S. A., and Black, L. 2002. First report of anthracnose (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Penzig) Penzig & Sacc.) of onion (Allium cepa L.) in the Philippines. J. Tropical Plant Pathology 37: 46-51.

Louws, F. J., Wilson, M., Cuppels, D.A., Jones, J. B., Shoemaker, P. B., Sahin, F. and Miller, S.A. 2001. Field control of bacterial spot of tomato and pepper and bacterial speck of tomato using a plant activator. Plant Disease 85: 481-488.

Gergon, E. B., Miller, S. A. and Davide, R. G. 2001. Root-knot disease of onion caused by the rice root-knot nematode Meloidogyne graminicola: Occurrence, pathogenicity, and varietal resistance. Philipp. Agric. Scient. 84:43-50.

Gergon, E. B., Miller, S. A., Davide, R. G., Opina, O. S. and Obien, S. R. 2001. Evaluation of cultural practices (surface burning, deep ploughing, organic amendments) for management of rice root-knot nematode in rice-onion cropping system and their effect on onion. Int. J. Pest Mgt. 47:265-272.

Beanland, L., Hoy, C. W., Miller, S. A., and Nault, L. R. 2000. Influence of aster phytoplasma on aster leafhoppers. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 93:271-276.

Gapasin, R. M., Miller, S. A. and Ranchez, C. V. 2000. Antagonistic plants for the management of the root-knot nematode in rice-onion system. Trans. Nat. Aca. Sci. Tech. Philippines 22: 131-136.

Hoy, C. W., Zhou, X. L., Nault, L. R., Miller, S. A. and Styer, J. 2000. Host plant, phytoplasma, and reproductive status effects on flight behavior of aster leafhopper (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) flight behavior. Annals Entomol. Soc. Am. 92:523-528.

Ivey, M. L. and Miller. S. A. 2000. First report of bacterial canker of pepper in Ohio. Plant Disease 84:810.

Sahin, F. , Kotan, R., Gergon, E., and Miller, S. A. 1999. First observation of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria race T2P7 isolated from peppers in the Philippines. Plant Disease 83: 590.

Abbasi, P. A. , Miller, S. A. , Meulia, T., Hoitink, H. A. J. and Kim, J.-M. 1999. Precise detection and tracing of Trichoderma hamatum 382 in compost-amended potting mixes using molecular markers. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 65: 5421-5426.

Beanland, L., Hoy, C. W., Miller, S. A., and Nault, L. R. 1999. Leafhopper transmission of aster yellows phytoplasma: does gender matter? Environmental Entomology 28:1101-1106.

Hoy, C. W., Zhou, X. L., Nault, L. R., Miller, S. A. and Styer, J. 1999. Host plant, phytoplasma, and reproductive status effects on flight behavior of aster leafhopper (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) flight behavior. Annals Entomol. Soc. Am. 92:523-528.