Publications from thesis and other research
Stewart, L., Todd, J., Willie, K., Massawe, D. P. and Khatri, N. 2020. A recently discovered maize polerovirus causes leaf reddening symptoms in several maize genotypes and is transmitted by both the corn leaf aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis) and the bird cherry-oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi). Plant Disease. doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-19-2054-SC
Asiimwe, T., Stewart, L., Massawe, D. P., Willie, K., Kamatanesi, J. and Redinbaugh, M. 2019. Maize lethal necrosis (MLN) viruses and other maize viruses in Rwanda. Journal of Plant Pathology. DOI: 10.1111/ppa.13134
Massawe, D.P., Stewart, L.R., Kamatenesi, J., Asiimwe, T., Redinbaugh M.G 2018. Complete sequence and diversity of a maize associated Polerovirus in East Africa. Virus Genes 54:432-437.
Stewart, L.R., Willie, K., Wijeratne, S., Redinbaugh, M.G., Massawe, D.P., Niblett, C.L., Kiggundu, A. and Asiimwe T. 2017. Johnsongrass mosaic virus Contributes to Maize Lethal Necrosis in East Africa. Plant Disease 101: 1455-1462
Abstracts and Poster Presentations
Massawe, D. P. and Stewart, L. R. 2019. “Viruses in maize (Zea mays) in the United Republic of Tanzania” Poster presented at the 2019 American Phytopathological society (APS) Annual meeting, Cleveland, Ohio July August 3rd – August 6th.
Massawe, D. P. and Stewart, L. R. 2018. Prevalence and diversity of maize-infecting potyviruses in the United Republic of Tanzania. Poster presented at the 2018 International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP), Boston MA. July 29th – August 3rd.
Massawe, D. P. and Stewart, L. R. 2018. Use of Aphids in transmission of poleroviruses. Presentation to the USDA–ARS, Wooster OH, October 2018.
Massawe, D.P., Barriball, K., Bernardo, P., Jones, M.W., Stewart, L.R. and Redinbaugh M.G. 2017. “Maize lethal necrosis (MLN) in East Africa” Poster presented at the 2017 Ohio Farm Science Review (FSR), September 14th, 2017.
Massawe, D. P. and Stewart, L. R. 2017. “Prevalence of viruses associated with Maize lethal necrosis (MLN) in Tanzania” Poster presented at the 2017 American Phytopathological society (APS) Annual meeting, Tampa Florida. July 30th – August 3rd.
Massawe, D. P. and Stewart, L. R. 2016. “Novel Polerovirus identified in East African countries maize samples”. Poster presented at the 2016 OARDC Annual Research Conference, Wooster Ohio, USA April 21st. 2016