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Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Pathology




Ajayi-Oyetunde, O.O., Everhart, S., Brown, P.J., Tenuta, A., Dorrance, A.E., and Bradley, C.A. (2019). Genetic structure of Rhizoctonia solaniAG-2-2IIIB from soybean in Illinois, Ohio, and Ontario. Phytopathology. 109: 2132-2141.

Batuman, O., Ciftci, O. C., Osei, M. K., Miller, S. A., Rojas, M. J. and Gilbertson, R. (2019). Rasta disease of tomato in Ghana is caused by pospiviroids Potato spindle tuber viroid and Tomato apical stunt viroid.  Plant Dis. 103:1525-1535.

Booker AE, Hoyt DW, Meulia T, Eder E, Nicora CD, Purvine SO, Daly RA, Moore JD, Wunch K, Pfiffner SM, Lipton MS, Mouser PJ, Wrighton KC, Wilkins MJ. (2019).  Deep-Subsurface Pressure Stimulates Metabolic Plasticity in Shale Colonizing Halanaerobium spp. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2019 May 30;85(12). pii: e00018-19. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00018-19. Print 2019 Jun 15.

Boyce, Greg R., Emile Gluck-Thaler, Jason C. Slot, Jason E. Stajich, William J. Davis, Tim Y. James, John R. Cooley et al. (2019).  Psychoactive plant-and mushroom-associated alkaloids from two behavior modifying cicada pathogens. Fungal ecology 41: 147-164.

Cohen SP, Luna  E, Lang JM,  Ziegle J  Chang C, Leach JE, Le-Saux M, Portier P, Koebnik R, and Jacobs JM. (2019). High-quality complete genome resource of Xanthomonas hyacinthi generated via long-read sequencing.  Plant Disease.

Conrad A, McPherson BA, Lopez-Nicora H, D’Amico KM, Wood DL, Bonello P (2019).  Artificial inoculation and natural infection reveal long term disease progression and phenotypic patterns in the coast live oak/sudden oak death pathosystem.  Forest Ecology and Management 433: 618-624.7.

Cordova, L. G., DallaLana, F., Paul, P.A., and Peres, N.A.  (2019).  A quantitative synthesis of the efficacy and profitability of conventional and biological fungicides for botrytis fruit rot management on strawberry in Florida. Plant Dis. 103:2505-2511. 

Dalla Lana, F., Plewa, D.E., Phillippi, E.S., Garzonio, D., Hesterman, R., Kleczewski, N.M., and Paul, P.A. (2019). First report of tar spot of maize (Zea mays), caused by Phyllachora maydis, in Ohio. Plant Dis. 103:1780.

Deblais, L., Helmy, Y. A., Testen, A., Vrisman, C., Jimenez Madrid, A. M., Kathayat, D., Miller, S. A. and Rajashekara, G. (2019). Specific environmental temperature and relative humidity conditions and grafting affect the persistence and dissemination ofSalmonellain tomato plant tissues. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 85(11) e00403-19.

Deblais, L., Vrisman, C., Kathayat, D., Helmy, Y. A., Miller, S. A. and Rajashekara, G. (2019).  Imidazole and methoxybenzylamine growth inhibitors reduceSalmonellapersistence in tomato plant tissues. J. Food Protect. 82:997-1006.

Dong, Z., Li, W., Liu, J., Li, L., Pan, S., Liu, S., Gao, J., Liu, L., Liu, X., Wang, G.L., & Dai, L. (2019). The Rice Phosphate Transporter Protein OsPT8 Regulates Disease Resistance and Plant Growth. Sci Rep 9, 5408.

Edwards Molina, J. P., Paul, P.A., Amorim, L., da Silva, L.H.C.P., Siqueri, F.V., Borges, E.P., Campos, H.D., Venancio, W.S., Meyer, M.C., Martins, M.C., Balardin, R., Carlin, V.J., Grigolli, J.F.J., de R. Belufi, L.M. and Godoy, C.V. (2019). Effect of target spot on soybean yield and factors affecting this relationship. Plant Pathol. 68:107-115.1

Edwards Molina, J.P., Paul, P.A., Amorim, L., da Silva, L.H.C.P., Siqueri, F.V., Borges, E.P., Campos, H.D., Nunes Jr., J., Meyer, M.C., Martins, M.C., Balardin, R. S., Carlin, V. J., Grigolli, J.F. J., de R. Belufi, L.M. and Godoy, C.V. (2019). Meta‐analysis of fungicide efficacy on soybean target spot and cost–benefit assessment.Plant Pathol. 68:94-106.

Emanuel, I, Farinas, C, Lin,  S, Pyerzynski, J, Crouch, JA, Peduto  Hand, F.  (2019).  Occurrence  of boxwood  blight  caused  by Calonectria pseudonaviculatain Ohio landscapes.  PLANT  DISEASE 103(10): 2670.

Ewing, C. J., Hausman, C. E., Pogacnik, J., Slot, J., & Bonello, P. (2019). Beech leaf disease: An emerging forest epidemic. Forest Pathology, 49(2), e12488.

Fan, J., Xia, Y., & Wang, G.L.(2019). An improved heteroduplex analysis for rapid genotyping of SNPs and single base pair indels. Biotechniques 67, 6-10.

Farinas, C., Gluck-Thaler, E., Slot, J. C., & Hand, F. P. (2019). Whole-Genome Sequence of the Phlox Powdery Mildew Pathogen Golovinomyces magnicellulatus Strain FPH2017-1. Microbiology resource announcements, 8(36), e00852-19.

Farinas, C, Jourdan, P, Paul, PA, Peduto  Hand, F.  (2019).  Development  and  evaluation of two laboratory bioassays to study powdery mildew pathogens of Phlox in vitro. PLANT DISEASE 103(7):1536-1543.

Feng, Z., Kang, H., Li, M., Zou, L., Wang, X., Zhao, J., Wei, L., Zhou, N., Li, Q., Lan, Y., Zhang, Y., Chen, Z., Liu, W., Pan, X., Wang, G.-L., and Zuo, S. (2019). Identification of new rice cultivars and resistance loci against rice black-streaked dwarf virus disease through genome-wide association study. Rice 12, 49.

Gao, Z., Liu, Q., Zhang, Y., Fang, H., Zhang, Y., Sinumporn, S., Abbas, A., Ning, Y., Wang, G.L.,Cheng, S., and Cao, L. (2019). A proteomic approach identifies novel proteins and metabolites for lesion mimic formation and disease resistance enhancement in rice. Plant Sci 287, 110182.

Guo Q, Zhang S, Sun R, Yao X, Zhang XF, Tatineni S, MeuliaT, Qu F. (2019).  Superinfection Exclusion by  p28 of Turnip Crinkle Virus Is Separable from Its Replication Function. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2020 Feb;33(2):364-375. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-09-19-0258-R. Epub 2019 Dec 27.

Han, J., Yao, X.-L., Qu, F., Kaufman, R.M., and Lewis Ivey, M.L.  (2019).  First report of hop stunt viroid infecting hop in Ohio. Plant Dis.

Hodge, B. A., Salgado, J. D., Paul, P. A., and Stewart, L. R. (2019). Characterization of an Ohio isolate of Brome Mosaic Virus and its impact on the development and yield of soft red winter wheat. Plant Dis.103:1101-1111.

Huang, M., Balimponya, E.G., Mgonja, E.M., McHale, L.K., Luzi-Kihupi, A., Wang, G.L.,and Sneller, C.H. (2019). Use of genomic selection in breeding rice (Oryza sativa L.) for resistance to rice blast (Magnaporthe oryzae). Mol Breeding 39.

Jiang, S., Wang, D., Yan, S., Liu, S., Liu, B., Kang, H., and Wang, G.L.(2019). Dissection of the Genetic Architecture of Rice Tillering usinga Genome-wide Association Study. Rice (New York, N.Y.) 12, 43.

Jimenez Madrid, A.M., Doyle, V.P., Lewis Ivey, M.L. (2019). Characterization of Ralstonia solanacearumspecies complex strains causing bacterial wilt of tomato in Louisiana, USA, Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 41:329-338

Jimenez Madrid, A.M., Medina, R.M., and Lewis Ivey, M.L. (2019).  First Report of Peronospora sparsaon Blackberry in Ohio. Plant Dis. 103:162.

Karhoff, S., Lee, S., Rouf Mian, M.A. Ralston, T.I., Niblack, T.L., Dorrance, A.E. and McHale, L.K. (2019). Phenotypic characterization of a major quantitative disease resistance locus for partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae. Crop Science. 59:968-980.

Keinath, A. P., Miller, S. A. and Smart, C. D. (2019). Variation by state and year in fungicide efficacy against cucurbit downy mildew.  Plant Health Progress 20:142-146.

Kim E, Bonnegarde-Bernard A, Opiyo SO, Ahmer BM, Comet-Boyaka E & Boyaka PN. (2019). Gut oxidative responses by chronic exposure to pollutants enhance IgE production via PGE2-dependent mechanism. J Immunol May 1, 2019, 202

Klass TL, Hayes MM, Seng KH, An C, Rotondo F, Shoaf WW, Ong S, Tho KE, Allen C, Miller  SA,  and Jacobs  JM. (2019) First  Report of Bacterial Wilt of Tomato Caused by Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum (Ralstonia solanacearum phylotype I) in Cambodia. Plant Disease. 30 Dec 2019

Klass, TL, Long, JJ, Summers, JA, Roman-Reyna, V, Koebnik, R, Jacobs, JM, Peduto Hand, F.(2019). First report of bacterial blight of peony caused by Xanthomonas hortorumin Ohio. PLANT DISEASE 103(11): 2940.

Klepadlo, M., Balk CS, Vuong, T.D., Dorrance, A.E., and Nguyen, H.T. (2019). Molecular characterization of genomic regions for resistance to Pythium ultimum var. ultimum in the soybean cultivar Magellan. Theor. Appl. Genet. 132:405-417.

Li, C., Wang, D., Peng, S., Chen, Y., Su, P., Chen, J., Zheng, L., Tan, X., Liu, J., Xiao, Y., Kang, H., Zhang, D., Wang, G.-L., and Liu, Y. (2019a). Genome-wide association mapping 2 of resistance against rice blast strains in South China and identification of a new Pik allele. Rice 12, 47.

Lang JM, Pérez-Quintero AL, Koebnik R, DuCharme E, Sarra S, Doucoure H, Keita I, Ziegle J, Jacobs JM., Oliva R, Koita O, Szurek B, Verdier V, Leach JE. A Pathovar of Xanthomonas oryzae Infecting Wild Grasses Provides Insight Into the Evolution of Pathogenicity in Rice Agroecosystems. Front Plant Sci. 2019 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00507

Li, Z., Wu, L., Wu, H., Zhang, X., Mei, J., Zhou, X., Wang, G.L., and Liu, W. (2019b). Arginine methylation is required for remodelling pre-mRNA splicing and induction of autophagy in rice blast fungus. New Phytol. doi: 10.1111/nph.16156.

Lin, S, & Peduto Hand, F. (2019). Determining the sources of primary and secondary inoculum and seasonal inoculum dynamics of fungal pathogens causing fruit rot of deciduous holly. PLANT DISEASE, 103(5): 951-958.

Liu, M.H., Kang, H., Xu, Y., Peng, Y., Wang, D., Gao, L., Wang, X., Ning, Y., Wu, J., Liu, W., Li, C., Liu, B. and Wang, G.L.(2019) Genome-wide association study identifies an NLR gene that confers partial resistance to Magnaporthe oryzae in rice. Plant Biotechnol J.

Liu, M., Zhang, S., Hu, J., Sun, W., Padilla, J., He, Y., Li, Y., Yin, Z., Liu, X., Wang, W., Shen, D., Li, D., Zhang, H., Zheng, X., Cui, Z., Wang, G.L., Wang, P., Zhou, B., and Zhang, Z. (2019). Phosphorylation-guarded light-harvesting complex II contributes to broad-spectrum blast resistance in rice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 116, 17572-17577.

López-Goldar X, Villari C, Bonello P, Borg-Karlson AK, Sampedro, L, Zas R (2019).  Genetic variation in the constitutive defensive metabolomeand its inducibility is geographically structured and largely determined by demographic processes in maritime pine.  Journal of Ecology–DOI:10.1111/1365-2745.13159.5.

López-Goldar X, Villari C, Bonello P, Borg-Karlson AK, Sampedro, L, Zas R (2019).  Inducibility of plant secondary metabolites predicts genetic variation in resistance against a key insect herbivore in maritime pine.  Frontiers in Plant Science -Functional Plant Ecology–DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01651.8.

Lopez-Nicora, H.D., Carr, J.K., Paul, P.A., Dorrance, A.E., Ralston, T.I., Williams, C.A., and Niblack, T.L. (2019). Evaluation of the combined effect of Heterodera glycines and Macrophomina phaseolina on soybean yield in naturally-infested fields with spatial regression analysis and in greenhouse studies. Phytopathology. 110:406-417.

Makombu, Judith; Stomeo, Francesca; Pius; Oben M; Tilly, E; Opiyo, S; Opiyo; Oben, BO; Cheruiyot, EK; Getinet, MT; Zango P; Egbe, AE; Ndagyong A; Mialhe, E; Ngueguim, J; Mujibi, F.D.M. (2019). Morphological and molecular characterization of freshwater prawn of genus Macrobrachium in the coastal area of Cameroon. Ecology and Evolution. 9. 1-17. 10.1002/ece3.5854.

Mason CJ, Keefover-Ring K, Villari C, Klutsch J, Cook S, Bonello P, Erbilgin N, Raffa KF, Townsend PA (2019). Anatomical defenses against bark beetles relate to degree of historical exposure between species and are allocated independently of chemical defenses within trees.  Plant, Cell, and Environment 42: 633-646.

Million, C.R., Wijeratne, S., Cassone, B. Lee, S., Rouf Mian, M.A., McHale, L., and Dorrance, A.E. (2019). Hybrid genome assembly of a major quantitative disease resistance locus in soybean toward Fusarium graminearum. Plant Genome 12:18012. Doi: 10:3835/plantgenome2018.12.0102.

Mukrimin M, Conrad AO, Kovalchuk A, Julkunen-Tiitto R, Bonello P, Asiegbu FO (2019).  Fourier-transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy analysis discriminates asymptomatic and symptomatic Norway spruce trees. Plant Science–DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2019.110247.3.

Nahar, M. S., Naher, N., Alam, M. J., Hossain, M. Y., Mian, M. Y., and Miller, S. A. (2019). Variation in isolates ofSclerotinia sclerotiorum(Lib.) de Bary causing white mold disease in Bangladesh crops. Crop Prot. 124:104849.

Olal S, Bitalo DN, Olango ND, Mulindwa J, Ochwo S, Opiyo SO, Arinaitwe G, Ogwok E. (2019). De Novo Genome Sequence of a Fusarium xylarioides Race Pathogenic to Robusta Coffee (Coffea canephora) in Uganda. Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019 Aug 1;8(31).

Olarte, R. A., Menke, J., Zhang, Y., Sullivan, S., Slot, J. C., Huang, Y., Bushley, K. E. (2019). Chromosome rearrangements shape the diversification of secondary metabolism in the cyclosporin producing fungus Tolypocladiuminflatum. BMC genomics, 20(1): 120.

Paul, P.A., Salgado, J.D., Bergstrom, G.C., Bradley, C., Byamukama, E., Byrne, A.M., Chapara, V., Cummings, J.A., Chilvers, M.I., Dill-Macky, R., Friskop, A.J. Kleczewski, N.M., Madden, L.V., Nagelkirk, M., Stevens, J., Smith, M., Wegulo, S.N., Wise, K.A., Yabwalo, D. (2019). Integrated effects of genetic resistance and prothioconazole + tebuconazole application timing on Fusarium head blight in wheat. Plant Disease 103: 223-237. 

Raffa KF, Bonello P, Orrock JL (2019).  Why do entomologists and plant pathologists approach trophic relationships so differently?  Identifying biological distinctions to foster synthesis.  New Phytologist –DOI: 10.1111/nph.16181.4.

Roman-Reyna V, Pesce C, Luna E, Vancheva T, Chang C, Ziegle J, Bragard C, Koebnik R, Lang JM, Leach JE, Jacobs JM. (2019) Genome resource of barley bacterial blight and leaf streak pathogen Xanthomonas transluscens pv. translucens strain UPB886.Plant Disease.12 Aug 2019

Sanabria-Velazquez, A. D., Testen, A. L., Enciso, G. A., Soilan, L. C. and Miller, S. A. (2019). Effects of anaerobic soil disinfestation on Sclerotinia sclerotiorumin Paraguay. Plant Health Progress 20:50-60.

Scott, K., Balk, C., Veney, D., McHale, L.K., and Dorrance, A.E. (2019). Quantitative disease resistance loci towards Phytophthora sojae and three species of Pythium in six soybean nested association mapping populations. Crop Sci. 59:605-623.

Shah, D. A., De Wolf, E., Paul, P.A.,  and Madden, L.V. (2019).  Functional data analysis of weather variables linked to Fusarium head blight epidemics in the United States. Phytopathology109:96-110.

Shah, D. A., Paul, P. A., De Wolf, E. D., and Madden, L.V. (2019). Predicting plant disease epidemics from functionally represented weather series. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B.  374:20180273.

Showalter DN, Saville RJ, Orton ES, Buggs RJA, Bonello P, Brown JKM (2019).  Resistance of European ash (Fraxinus excelsior) saplings to larval feeding by the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis).  Plant People Planet–DOI: 10.1002/ppp3.10077.

Silatsa BA, Kuiate JR, Njiokou F, Simo G, Feussom JK, Tunrayo A, Amzati GS1, Bett B, Bishop R, Githaka N, Opiyo SO, Djikeng A, Pelle R. (2019). A countrywide molecular survey leads to a seminal identification of the invasive cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in Cameroon, a decade after it was reported in Cote d'Ivoire. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2019 Apr;10(3):585-593.

Slot, J.C. and Gluck-Thaler, E. (2019). Metabolic gene clusters, fungal diversity, and the generation of accessory functions. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development 58—59:17-24.

Subedi, N., Taylor, C.G., Paul, P.A. and Miller, S.A.  (2019). Combining partial host resistance  with bacterial biocontrol agents improves outcomes for tomatoes infected with Ralstonia solanacearum. Crop Prot.

Testen, A. L. and Miller, S. A. (2019). Anaerobic soil disinfestation to manage soilborne diseases in muck soil vegetable production systems. Plant Dis. 103:1757-1762.

Testen, A. L., Chala, A., Azerefegne, F. and Miller, S. A. (2019).  First report of corky root rot of tomato caused by Pyrenochaeta lycopersiciin Africa. Plant Dis. 103:1032.

Wang, R., Wang, G.L., and Ning, Y. (2019). PALs: Emerging Key Players in Broad-Spectrum Disease Resistance. Trends Plant Sci 24, 785-787.

Wang Y, Clevenger JP, Illa-Berenguer E, MeuliaT, van der Knaap E, Sun L. (2019).  A Comparison of sun, ovate, fs8.1 and Auxin Application on Tomato Fruit Shape and Gene Expression. Plant Cell Physiol. 2019

Xia Y, Sahib MR, Amna A, Opiyo SO, Zhao Z, Gao YG.  (2019). Culturable endophytic fungal communities associated with plants in organic and conventional farming systems and their effects on plant growth. Scientific Reports 9, Article number 1669

Zhang, C., Hao, Z., Ning, Y., and Wang, G.L.(2019). SINA E3 Ubiquitin Ligases: Versatile Moderators of Plant Growth and Stress Response. Mol Plant 12, 610-612.

Zhang, S., Sun, R., Guo, Q., Zhang, X.-F., and Qu, F.  (2019).  Repression of turnip crinkle virus replication by its replication protein p88. Virology 526, 165-172.

Zhang, K., Xiong, Y., Sun, W., Wang, G.L. and Liu, W. (2019) Global Proteomic Analysis Reveals Widespread Lysine Succinylation in Rice Seedlings. Int J Mol Sci 20.