Weisz, R, C Cowger, G Ambrose and A Gardner. 2010. Multiple mid-Atlantic field experiments show no economic benefit to fungicide application when fungal disease is absent in winter wheat. Phytopathology: In press.
Cowger, C, Weisz, R, Anderson, JM and Horton, JR. 2010. Maize debris increases barley yellow dwarf virus severity in North Carolina winter wheat. Agronomy Journal 102:688-696.
Mundt, CC, Sackett, KE, Wallace, LD, Cowger, C and Dudley, JP. 2010. Aerial dispersal and multiple-scale spread of epidemic disease. Ecohealth:Online Early.
Cowger, C, Patton Ozkurt, JL, Brown Guedira, GL and Perugini, L. 2009. Post-anthesis moisture increased Fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol levels in North Carolina winter wheat. Phytopathology 99:320-327.
Cowger, C, Parks, R and Marshall, D. 2009. Appearance of powdery mildew of wheat caused by Blumeria graminis f. sp. tritici on Pm17-bearing cultivars in North Carolina. Plant Disease 93:1219-
Maxwell, JJ, JH Lyerly, C Cowger, DS Marshall, G Brown-Guedira and JP Murphy. 2009. MlAG12: a Triticum timopheevii-derived powdery mildew resistance gene in common wheat on chromosome 7AL. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 119:1489–1495.
Mundt, CC, Sackett, KE, Wallace, LD, Cowger, C, Dudley, JP. 2009. Long distance dispersal and accelerating waves of disease: Empirical relationships. The American Naturalist 173:456-466.
Parks, R, Carbone, I, Murphy, J, Cowger, C. 2009. Population genetic analysis of an Eastern U.S. wheat powdery mildew population reveals geographic and recent common ancestry with U.K. and Israeli populations. Phytopathology 99:840-849.
Cowger, C, PC Brunner and CC Mundt. 2008. Frequency of sexual recombination by Mycosphaerella graminicolain mild and severe epidemics. Phytopathology 98:752-759.
Cowger, C and R Weisz. 2008. Winter wheat blends (mixtures) produce a yield advantage in North Carolina. Agronomy Journal 100:169-177.
Parks, W, Carbone, I, Murphy, J, Marshall, DS, Cowger, C. 2008. Virulence structure of the eastern U.S. wheat powdery mildew population. Plant Disease 92:1074-1082.
Murphy, JP, RA Navarro, D Marshall, C Cowger, TS Cox, JA Kolmer, S Leath and CS Gaines. 2008. Registration of NC06BGTAG12 and NC06BGTAG13 powdery mildew–resistant wheat germplasm. Journal of Plant Registrations 2:69.