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Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Pathology


Miller Publications

Selected Publications

Ivey Melanie L. Lewis; LeJeune Jeffrey T.; Miller Sally A.. 2012. Vegetable producers' perceptions of food safety hazards in the Midwestern USA. FOOD CONTROL 26(2): 453-465.

Xu Xiulan; Rajashekara Gireesh; Paul Pierce A., Miller, SA. 2012. Colonization of Tomato Seedlings by Bioluminescent Clavibacter michiganensis subsp michiganensis Under Different Humidity Regimes. PHYTOPATHOLOGY  102 (2): 177-184.

Briar, S. S., Miller, S. A., Stinner, D., Kleinhenz, M. D. and Grewal, P. S. 2011. Effect of organic transition strategies for peri-urban vegetable production on soil properties, nematode community, and tomato yield. Appl. Soil Ecol. 47:84-91.

Ma, X., Lewis Ivey, M. L. and Miller, S. A. 2011. First Report of Xanthomonas gardneri causing bacterial spot of tomato in Ohio and Michigan. Plant Dis. 95:1584. DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-05-11-0448.

Sikirou, R., Beed, F., Hotegni, J., Winter, S., Assogba-Komlan, F., Reeder, R. and Miller, S. A. 2011. First report of anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides on onion (Allium cepa) in Benin. New Disease Reports 23:7.

Lewis Ivey, M. L., Tusiime, G. and Miller, S. A. 2010.  A PCR assay for the detection of Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum in bananas.  Plant Disease 94:109-114.

Sikirou, R., Beed, F. Ezin, V., Gbhounou, G., Miller, S. A. and Wydra, K. 2009. First report of bacterial wilt of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) caused by Ralstonia solanacearum in Benin.  Plant Dis. 93:549.

Carter, B. A., Reeder, R., Mgenzi, S.R., Kinyua, Z. M., Mbaka, J. N., Doyle, K., Maina, M., Valentine, G., Aritua, V., Lewis Ivey, M. L., Miller, S. A. and Smith, J. J. 2009. First report of Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum, causative organism of banana xanthomonas wilt, in Tanzania, Burundi and Kenya.  New Disease Reports 19

Aruscavage, D., Miller, S. A., Lewis Ivey, M. L., Lee, K., and LeJeune, J. T. 2008. Survival and dissemination of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on physically and biologically damaged lettuce plants.  Journal of Food Protection 71: 2384-2388.

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.

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 Disease 92: 1387-1393.

Harp, T. L., Pernezny, K., Lewis 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.

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

Benitez, M.-S., Baysal Tustas, F., Rotenberg, D., Kleinhenz, M. D., Cardina, J.,  Stinner, D.,  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 & Biochemistry 39: 2289-2301.

Briar, Shabeg S.; Jagdale, Ganpati B.; Cheng, Zhiqiang; Hoy, Casey W.; Miller, Sally A.; Grewal, Parwinder 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.

Briar, Shabeg S.; Grewal, Parwinder S.; Somasekhar, Nethi; Stinner, D.; Miller, Sally 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.

Derksen, R., Vitanza, S., Welty, C., Bennett, M. A., Miller, S. A., and Zhu, H. 2007. Field evaluation of application variables and plant spacing for bell pepper pest management.  Trans. ASAE 50: 1945-1953.

Ivey, M. L., McSpadden Gardener, B. B., Opina, N., and Miller, S. A. 2007. Diversity and geographic distribution of Ralstonia solanacearum strains isolated from eggplant in the Luzon Region of the Philippines.  Phytopathology 97: 1467-1475.

Aruscavage, D., Lee, K., Miller, S. and LeJeune, J. T. 2006. Interactions affecting the proliferation and control of human pathogens on edible plants > BIOSIS Preview.   Journal of Food Science 71: R89-R99.

Bai, X., Zhang, J., Ewing, A., Miller, S. A., Radek, A. J., Shevchenko, D. V., 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.  Journal of Bacteriology 188: 1-15.

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 manure on nematode community, and its indicative value for soil microbial, physical and chemical properties. Applied Soil Ecology 34: 140-151.

Aldahmani, J. H., Abbasi, P. A., Sahin, F., Hoitink, H. A. J. and Miller, S. A. 2005. Reduction of bacterial leaf spot severity on radish, lettuce, and tomato plants grown in compost-amended potting mixes.  Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 27: 186-193.

Beanland, L., Madden, L. V., Hoy, C. W., Miller, S. A. and Nault, L. R. 2005. Temporal distribution of aster leafhopper sex ratios and spatial pattern of aster yellows phytoplasma disease in lettuce.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 98: 756-762.

Byrne, J., Dianese, A., Ji, P., Campbell, H., Cuppels, D., Louws, F., Miller, S. A., Jones, J., and Wilson, M. 2005. Biological control of bacterial spot of tomato under field conditions at several locations in North America.  Biological Control 32: 408-418.

Francis, D. M. and Miller, S. A. 2005. Ohio 9834 and Ohio 9816: Processing tomato breeding lines with partial resistance to race T1 of bacterial spot. Hortscience 40: 1566-1568.

Geiser, D., Ivey, M. L., Hakiza, G., Juba, J., 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 97: 191-201.

Wszelaki, A. and Miller, S. A. 2005. Determining the efficacy of disease management products in organically produced tomatoes.  Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2005-0713-01-RS.

Wszelaki, A., Delwiche, J., Walker, S. D., Liggett, R., Miller, S. A., and Kleinhenz, M. D. 2005. Consumer liking and descriptive analysis of six varieties of organically grown edamame-type soybean.  Food Quality and Preference 16: 651-658.

Yang, W., Sacks, E. J., Lewis Ivey, M. L.,  Miller, S. A. and Francis, D. M. 2005. Resistance in Lycopersicon esculentum intraspeciflc crosses to race T1 strains of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria causing bacterial spot of tomato. Phytopathology 95: 519-527.

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

Khan, 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.

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

Zhang, J., Hogenhout, S. A., Nault, L. R., Hoy, C. W. and Miller, S. A. 2004. Molecular and symptom analyses of phytoplasma strains from lettuce reveal a diverse population.  Phytopathology 94: 842-849.