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Department of Plant Pathology



2007: Peer Reviewed Journal Articles,  Bold = Department of Plant Pathology

Adkins, S., Kamenova, I., Rosskopf, E., and Lewandowski, D. J. 2007. Identification and characterization of a novel tobamovirus from tropical soda apple in Florida. Plant Disease 91:287-293.


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


An, R., and Grewal, P. S. 2007. Differences in the virulence of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora and Steinernema scarabaei to three white grub species: the relative contribution of the nematodes and their symbiotic bacteria. Biol. Contr. 43:310-316.


Ariss, 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 Sci. 47:1661-1671.


Bai, X., and Grewal, P. S. 2007. Identification of two down-regulated genes in entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora infective juveniles upon contact with insect hemolymph. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 156:162-166.


Bai, X., Grewal, P. S., Hogenhout, S., Adams, B., Ciche, T., Gaugler, R., and Sternberg, P. 2007. Expressed sequence tag analysis of gene representation in insect parasitic nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora. J. Parasitol. 93:1343-1349.


Benitez, M., Baysal, F., Rotenberg, D., Kleinhenz, M. 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 and Biochemistry 39:2289-2301.


Bixby, A., Alm, S., Power, K., Grewal, P.S., and Swier, S. 2007. Susceptibility of Four Species of Turfgrass Infesting Scarabs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) to Bacillus thuringiensis serovar japonensis Strain Buibui. J. Econ. Entomol. 100: 1604-1610.


Blodgett, J., Eyles, A., and Bonello, P. 2007. Organ-dependent induction of systemic resistance and systemic susceptibility in Pinus nigra inoculated with Sphaeropsis sapinea and Diplodia scrobiculata. Tree Physiology 27:511-517.


Bonello, P., Gordon, T. R., Herms, D. A., Wood, D. L., and Erbilgin, N. 2007. Nature and ecological implications of pathogen-induced systemic resistance in conifers: A novel hypothesis. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 68:95-104.


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


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


Broders, K., Lipps, P. E., Paul, P. A., and Dorrance, A. E. 2007. Characterization of Pythium spp. associated with corn and soybean seed and seedling disease in Ohio. Plant Disease 91:727-735.


Broders, K., Lipps, P. E., Paul, P. A., and Dorrance, A. E. 2007. Evaluation of Fusarium graminearum associated with corn and soybean seed and seedling disease in Ohio. Plant Disease 91:1155-1160.


Bull, C., Goldman, P., Hayes, R., Madden, L.V., Koike, S., and Ryder, E. 2007. Genetic diversity of lettuce for resistance to bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2007-0917-02-RS [].


Dai, L., Liu, X., Xiao, Y., and Wang, G-L. 2007. Recent advances in cloning and characterization of disease resistance genes in rice. J of Integrative Plant Biology 49 (1): 112-119.


Demerutis, C., Quiros, L., Martinuz, A., Alvarado, E., Williams, R. N., and Ellis, M. A. 2007. Evaluation of an organic treatment for post-harvest control of crown rot of banana. Ecological Engineering (2007) Doi:10,1016/j. ecoleng. 2007.02.004.


Derksen, R., Zhu, H., Fox, R., Brazee, R., and Krause, C. 2007. Coverage and drift produced by air induction and conventional hydraulic nozzles used for orchard applications.  Trans.ASABE 50(5):1493-1501.


Dorrance, A. E., Mills, D. R., Robertson, A., Draper, M., Giesler, L., and Tenuta, A. 2007.  Phytophthora root and stem rot of soybean. The Plant Health Instructor. DOI 10.1094/PHI-I-2007-0830-07 (


Ellis, M. A., and Nita, M. 2007.  Cultural practices for disease control in brambles. Massachusetts Berry Notes 19(17): 2-5.


Eyles, A., Jones, W., Riedl, K., Cipollini, D. F., Schwartz, S., Chan, K., Herms, D. A., and Bonello, P.  2007. Comparative phloem chemistry of Manchurian (Fraxinus mandshurica) and two North American ash species (F. americana and F. pennsylvanica). Journal of Chemical Ecology 33: 1430?1448.


Eyles, A., Chorbadjian, R., Wallis, C., Hansen, R. C., Cipollini, D., Herms, D. A., and Bonello, P. 2007. Cross-induction of systemic induced resistance between an insect and a fungal pathogen in Austrian pine over a fertility gradient. Oecologia 153: 365-374.


Gordon, S., Kowitwanich, K., Pipatpongpinyo, W., St. Martin, S.K., and Dorrance, A.E. 2007. Molecular marker analysis of soybean plant introductions with resistance to Phytophthora sojae.  Phytopathology 97:113-118.


Gowda, M., Venu, R., Li, H., Jantasuriyarat, C., Chen, S., Bellizzi, M., Pampanwar, V., Kim, H., Dean, R., Stahlberg, E., Wing, R., Soderlund, C., and Wang, G. 2007. Magnaporthe grisea infection triggers RNA variation and antisense transcript expression in rice.  Plant Physiology 144(1):524-33.


Gowda, M., Venu, R., Raghupathy, M., Nobuta, K., Li, H., Stahlberg, E., Wing, R., Coughlan, S., Haudenschild, C., Dean, R., Nahm, B., Meyers, B., and Wang, G. 2007. Deep and comparative analysis of the mycelium and appressorium transcriptomes of Magnaporthe grisea using MPSS, RL-SAGE, and oligoarray methods. BMC Genomics 7:310.


Frantz, J., Krause, C., Locke, J., Ghose, S., Smiser, R., and Buckingham, L. 2007. Virtual grower manual version 1.1. Available: Grower 1.1.pdf.


Frantz, J., Locke, J., and Krause, C. 2007. The new computer program virtual grower will help in greenhouse management. Ohio Floriculture Online Volume 13; Issue 1. Available: Log# 193403.


Gordon, S., Berry, S. A., St Martin, S. K., and Dorrance, A. E. 2007. Genetic analysis of soybean plant introductions with resistance to Phytophthora sojae. Phytopathology 97:106-112.


Gowda, M., Li, H., and Wang, G. 2007. Robust analysis of 5?-transcript ends (5?-RATE): a high-throughput protocol for characterization of sequence diversity of transcription start sites. Nature Protocols 2(7):1622-32.


Gowda, M., Venu, R., Stahlberg, E., Pampanwar, V., Soderlund, C., and Wang, G. 2007. Use of RL-SAGE Analysis to Identify Novel Fungal and Plant Genes Involved in Host-Pathogen Interactions. Methods Mol Biol. 2006;354:131-44.


Guler, H., Zhu, H., Ozkan, H., Derksen, R., and Krause, C. 2007. Wind tunnel evaluation of drift reduction potential and spray characteristics with drift retardants at high operating pressure. American Society for Testing and Materials. 3(5):1-9.


Guler, H., Zhu, H., Ozkan, H., Derksen, R., Yu, Y., and Krause, C. 2007. Spray characteristics and drift reduction potential with air induction and conventional flat fan nozzles. Trans.ASABE. 50(3):745-754.


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.


Jagdale, G., and Grewal, P. S. 2007. Storage temperature influences desiccation and ultra violet radiation tolerance of entomopathogenic nematodes. J. Therm. Biol. 32: 20-27.


Jagdale, G., Casey, M., Grewal, P.S., and Canas, L. 2007. Effect of entomopathogenic nematode species, split application and potting medium on the control of fungus gnats, Bradysia difformis (Diptera: Sciaridae) in greenhouse at alternating cold and warm temperatures. Biol. Control 43 23-30.


Jo, Y., Wang, G., and Boehm, M. J. 2007. Identification of rice defense-related genes in St. Augustine grass in response to infection by Pyricularia grisea. Phytopathology 97:170-178.


Jones, M., Redinbaugh, M., and Louie, R. 2007. The Mdm1 locus and maize resistance to Maize dwarf mosaic virus. Plant Disease 91: 185-190.


Jones, T., Redinbaugh, M., Zhang, Y., Larson, S., and Dow, B. 2007. Genetic variation and lineage of Indian ricegrass seed morphs. Western North American Naturalist, 67: 338-346.


Jovic, J., Cvrkovic, T., Mitrovic, M., Krnjajic, S., Redinbaugh, M., Pratt, R.C., Gingery, R., Hogenhout, S.A., and Tosevski, I. 2007. Roles of Stolbur phytoplasma and Reptalus panzeri (Cixiinae, Auchenorrhyncha) in the epidemiology of Maize redness in Serbia. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 118: 85-89.


Kamoun, S. 2007. Groovy times: Filamentous pathogen effectors revealed. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 10:358-365.


Kamoun, S., and Goodwin, S. 2007. Fungal and oomycete genes galore. New Phytologist 173:713-717.


Kanneganti, T., Bai, X., Tsai, C., Win, J., Meulia, T., Goodin, M., Kamoun, S., and Hogenhout, S.A. 2007. A functional genetic assay for nuclear trafficking in plants.  Plant Journal 50:149-158.


Knapp, E., Achor, D., and Lewandowski, D.J. 2007. Tobacco mosaic virus defective RNAs expressing C-terminal methyltransferase domain sequences are severely impaired in long-distance movement in Nicotiana benthamiana. Virology 367: 82-91.


Koppenhofer, A., Grewal, P. S., and Fuzy, E. 2007. Differences in penetration routes and establishment rates of four entomopathogenic nematode species into four white grub species.  J. Invertebrate Pathol. 94:184-195.


Lamour, K., Win, J., and Kamoun, S. 2007. Oomycete genomics: new insights and future directions. FEMS Microbiology Letters 274:1-8.


Lindbo, J.A. 2007. High-efficiency protein expression in plants from agroinfection-compatible tobacco mosaic virus expression vectors. BMC Biotechnol. 7:52.


Liu, J., Liu, X., Dai, L., and Wang, G. 2007. Recent progress in elucidating the structure, function and evolution of disease resistance genes in plants.  J Genet Genomics 34(9):765-76.


Luchi, N., Capretti, P., and Bonello, P. 2007. Production of Diplodia scrobiculata and Diplodia pinea pycnidia on ground Austrian pine needle agar medium.  Phytopathologia Mediterranea 46:230-235.


Madden, L. V., Paul, P.A., and Lipps, P. E. 2007. Consideration of nonparametric approaches for assessing genotype-by-environment (G E) interaction with disease severity data. Plant Disease 91:891-900.


McSpadden Gardener, B.B. 2007. Diversity and ecology of biocontrol Pseudomonas in agricultural systems. Phytopathology 97:221-226.


Mideros, S., Nita, M., and Dorrance, A. E. 2007. Characterization of components of partial resistance, Rps2, and root resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean. Phytopathology 97: 655-662.


Mihail, J., Bruhn, J., and Bonello, P. 2007. Spatial and temporal patterns of morel fruiting. Mycological Research 111:339-346.


Morgan, W., and Kamoun, S. 2007.  RXLR effector of plant pathogenic oomycetes. Current Opinion in Microbiology 10:332-338.


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. Online . Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2007-0726-06-RS.


Nobuta, K., Venu, R., Lu, C., Belo, A., Vemaraju, K., Green, P., Wang, G., and Meyers, B. 2007. An Expression Atlas of Rice mRNA and Small RNA.  Nature Biotechnology 25:473-477.

Ockels, F., DiLeo, M., and Bonello, P. 2007. Desiccation at ambient temperature effectively preserves plant tissues infected with Phytophthoras. Plant Health Progress.


Palumbo, R., Hong, W., Hu, J., Craig, R., Locke, J., Krause, C., Tay, D., and Wang, G. 2007. Target Region Amplification Polymorphism (TRAP) as a tool for detecting genetic variation in the genus Pelargonium. HortScience 42:1118-1123.


Paul, P. A., Lipps, P. E., De Wolf, E., Shaner, J. L., Buechley, G., Adhikari, T., Ali, S., Stein, J., Osborne, L., and Madden, L. V. 2007. A distributed lag analysis of the relationship between Gibberella zeae inoculum density on wheat spikes and weather variables. Phytopathology 97:1608-1624.


Paul, P. A., Lipps, P. E., Hershman, D., McMullen, M., Draper, M., and Madden, L. V. 2007. A quantitative review of tebuconazole effect on Fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol content in wheat. Phytopathology 97:211-220.


Pitchay, D., Frantz, J., Locke, J., Krause, C., and Fernandez, G. 2007. Impact of Applied Nitrogen Concentration on Growth of Elatior Begonia and New Guinea Impatiens, and Susceptibility of Begonia to Botrytis cinerea.  J.Amer.Soc.Hort.Sci. 132:193-201.


Precheur, R. J., Jasinski, J. R., Rhodes, L. H., and Riedel, R. M. 2007. Evaluation of variety resistance and fungicide programs for managing powdery mildew of pumpkin, 2006. (Publication in Plant Disease Management Reports. Volume1 2007).


Rae, R., Verdun, C., Grewal, P. S., Robertson, J., and Wilson, M. 2007. Biological Control of Terrestrial Molluscs Using Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita: Progress and Prospects. Pest Manag. Sci. 63:1153-1164.


Rebollar-Alviter, A., Madden, L. V., Jeffers, S., and 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.


Rebollar-Alviter, A., Madden, L. V., Jeffers, S., and Ellis, M. A. 2007. 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.


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.

Rotenberg, D., Joshi, R., Benitez, M., Chapin, L. J., Camp, A., Zumpetta, C., Osborne, A., Dick, W. A., and McSpadden Gardener, B. B. 2007. Complex effects of farm management on rhizosphere colonization by native populations of phlD-containing Pseudomonas spp. and the relative contribution of those bacteria to crop stand and productivity. Phytopathology 97:756-766.


Rotenberg, D., Joshi, R., Benitez, M. S., Chapin, L. G., Camp, A., Zumpetta, C., Osborne, A., Dick, W. A., and McSpadden Gardener, B. B. 2007. Farm management effects on rhizosphere colonization by native populations of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol-producing Pseudomonas spp. and their contributions to crop health. Phytopathology 97:756-766.


Smith, M., Corbo, T., Bernales, J., Lindbo, J. A., Pogue, G., Palmer, K., and McCormick, A. 2007. Assembly of trans-encapsidated recombinant viral vectors engineered from Tobacco mosaic virus and Semliki Forest virus and their evaluation as immunogens. Virology 358(2):321-333.


Soderlund, C., Haller, K., Pampanwar, V., Ebbole, D., Farman, M., Orbach, M., Wang, G., Wing, R., Xu, J., Brown, D., Mitchell, T., and Dean, R. 2007. MGOS: A resource for studying Magnaporthe grisea and Oryza sativa interactions. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 19(10):1055-61.


Vega-Sanchez, M., Gowda, M., and Wang, G. 2007. Tag-based approaches for deep transcriptome analysis in plants. Plant Sciences:173:371-380


Venu, R., Jia, Y., Gowda, M., Jia, M., Jantasuriyarat, C., Stahlberg, E., Li, H., Rhineheart, A., Boddhireddy, P., Singh, P., Rutger, N., Kudrna, D., Wing, R., Nelson, J., and Wang, G. 2007. RL-SAGE and microarray analysis of the rice transcriptome after Rhizoctonia solani infection. Mol Genet Genomics 278: 421-431.


Whitehill, J., Lehman, J., and Bonello, P. 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.


Williams, R. N., Fickle, D. S., and Ellis, M. A. 2007. Chemical Evaluations For Control Of Grape Berry Moth On Grapes, 2006: Arthropod Management Tests 32 (2007).


Win, J., Morgan, W., Bos, J., Krasileva, K., Cano, L., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Ammar, R., Staskawicz, B., and Kamoun, S.  2007. Adaptive evolution has targeted the C-terminal domain of the RXLR effectors of plant pathogenic oomycetes. Plant Cell 19:2349-2369.


Yang, X., Baliji, S., Buchmann, C., Wang, H., Lindbo, J. A., Sunter, G., and Bisaro, D. 2007. Functional modulation of the Geminivirus AL2 transcription factor and silencing suppressor by self-interaction. J. Virol. 81:11972-11981.


Zhang, S., Schisler, D., Slininger, P., and Boehm, M. J. 2007. Utilization of chemical inducers of resistance and Cryptococcus flavescens OH 182.9 to reduce Fusarium head blight under greenhouse conditions. Biological Control. 42:308-315


Zhou, B., Dolan, M., Sakai, H., and Wang, G. 2007. The Genomic Dynamics and Evolutionary Mechanism of the Pi2/9 Locus in Rice. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 20:63-71.


Zhu, H., Frantz, J., Derksen, R., and Krause, C. 2007. Investigation of drainage and plant growth from nursery container substrate. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 23(3):289-297.


Zhu, H., Brazee, R., Derksen, R., Fox, R., Krause, C., and Ozkan, H. 2007.  Specially designed air-assist sprayer to improve spray penetration and airjet velocity distribution inside dense nursery crops. Trans.ASABE 49(5):1285-1294.


Ziems, A., Giesler, L., Graef, G., Redinbaugh, M., Vacha, J. L., Berry, S. A., Madden, L. V., and Dorrance, A. E.  2007.  Response of soybean cultivars to Bean pod mottle virus infection. Plant Disease 91:719-726.