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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

C. Douglas Boyette
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Photo-Dr. C. Douglas Boyette    Dr. C. Doug Boyette
 Plant Pathologist

 Biological Control of Pests Research Unit
 National Biological Control Laboratory
 59 Lee Road
 PO Box 57
 Stoneville, MS  38776

 Office:  662.686.5217
 FAX:    662.686.5281

 Email: Doug.Boyette@ars.usda.gov


A former Lead Scientist of the Biocontrol of Weeds Project in the Southern Weed Science Research Unit, Plant Pathologist Dr. C. Douglas Boyette joined the research staff of the Biological Control of Pests Research Unit on October 1, 2009.

Information about Dr. Boyette's current research program and the Biological Control of Pests Research Unit can be found at the following link:  BCPRU  

                                          Publication List and Available PDF Downloads

Weaver, M.A., X. Jin, R.E. Hoagland, and C.D. Boyette.  2009. Improved bioherbicidal efficacy by Myrothecium verrucaria via spray adjuvants or herbicide mixtures.  Biological Control 50: 150-156. PDF

Weaver, Mark A., Robert E. Hoagland, C. Douglas Boyette,and Robert M. Zablotowicz. 2009. Macrocyclic trichothecene production and sporulation by a biological control strain of Myrothecium verrucaria is regulated by cultural conditions.  World Mycotoxin Journal 2(1): 35-43. PDF

Boyette, C. Douglas, Mark A. Weaver, Robert E. Hoagland and Kenneth C. Stetina.  2008.  Submerged culture of a mycelial formulation of a bioherbicidal strain of Myrothecium verrucariawith mitigated mycotoxin production. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnology.  24: 2721-2726.  PDF

Boyette, C. Douglas, Robert E. Hoagland, and Mark A. Weaver.  2008.  Interaction of a bioherbicide and glyphosate for controlling hemp sesbania in glyphosate-resistant soybean.  Weed Biology and Management.  8: 18-24.  PDF

Boyette, C. Douglas, Robert E. Hoagland, Mark A. Weaver, and Krishna N. Reddy.  2008.  Redvine (Brunnichia ovata) and trumpercreeper (Campsis radicans) controlled under field conditions by a synergistic interaction of the bioherbicide, Myrothecium verrucaria, with glyphosate.  Weed Biology and Management8: 39-45.  PDF

Hoagland, R.E., C. Douglas Boyette, Mark A. Weaver, and H.K. Abbas.   2007. Bioherbicides: Research and Risks.   Toxin Reviews 26: 313-342.  PDF

Weaver, M.A., M.E. Lyn, C.D. Boyetteand R.E. Hoagland.  2007.  Bioherbicides for Weed Control In:M.K. Upadhyaya and R.E. Blackshaw (eds) Non-Chemical Weed Management. CAB International, Chapter 7. pp 93-110. 27(3): 264-268.  PDF

Boyette, C. Douglas, Robert E. Hoagland and Mark A. Weaver. 2007.  Effect of row spacing on biological control of sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia) withColletotrichum gloeosporioidesBiocontrol Science and Technology17(9): 957-967.  PDF

Hoagland, R.E., C. Douglas Boyette, and Hamed K. Abbas.  2007.  Myrothecium verrucariaisolates and formulations as bioherbicide agents for kudzu. Biocontrol Science and Technology  17 (7): 721-731. PDF

Boyette, C. D., R.E. Hoagland, and M.A. Weaver.  2007.  Biocontrol efficacy of Colletotrichum truncatumfor hemp sesbania (Sesbania exaltata) is enhanced with unrefined corn oil and surfactant.  Weed Biology and Management7:70-76.  PDF

Hoagland, R.E., M.A. Weaver, and C. D. Boyette. 2007.  Myrothecium verrucariaas a Bioherbicide, and Strategies to Reduce Its Non-Target Risks.  Allelopathy Journal19(1): 179-192.  PDF

Boyette, C.D., M.A. Jackson, C.T. Bryson, R.E. Hoagland, W.J. Connick, Jr., and D.J. Daigle.  2006.  Sesbania exaltata Biocontrol with Colletotrichum truncatumMicrosclerotia Formulated in 'Pesta' Granules.  BioControl 52: 413-426.  PDF

Boyette, C. Douglas, Krishna N. Reddy, and Robert E. Hoagland.  2006.  Glyphosate and Bioherbicide Interaction for Controlling Kudzu (Pueraria lobata), Redvine (Brunnichia ovata), and Trumpetcreeper (Campsis radicans).  Biocontrol Science and Technology.  16(10) 1067-1077.  PDF

Boyette, C.D.,and R.E. Hoagland.  2007.  Evaluation of the Bioherbicide Myrothecium verrucaria for Weed Control in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum).  Biocotrol Science and Technology17(2): 171-178.  PDF

Boyette, C. Douglas. 2006.  Adjuvants Enhance the Biological Control Potential of an Isolate of Colletotrichum gloeosporioidesfor Biological Control of Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia).  Biocontrol Science and Technology16(10): 1057-1066.  PDF

Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D.,Weaver, M.A., Abbas, H.K. 2006. Research findings and strategies to reduce risks of the bioherbicide, myrothecium verrucaria. International Allelopathy Congress, Vol. 3, pp. 114-121.  PDF

Duke, S.O., B.E. Scheffler, C.D. Boyette, J. Lydon, A. Oliva. 2005.  Herbicides, Biotechnology.  In: Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, Wiley-Interscience, Hew York.  13: 346-369.

Quimby, P.C. Jr.,C.J. DeLoach, Jr., Wineriter, S.A. Goolsby,J., Sobhian, R., Boyette, C.D.,Abbas, H.K.  2003.  Biological Control of Weeds:  Research by the United States Department of Agriculture - Agriculturall Research Service: Selected Case Studies.  Pest Management Science59(6-7): 671-680  PDF

Boyette, C. Douglas, H. Lynn Walker and Hamed K. Abbas.  2002.  Biological Control of Kudzu (Pueraria lobata) with an Isolate of Myrothecium verrucariaBiocontrol Science and Technology.  12(1): 75-82.  PDF

Abbas, H.K., H. Tak, C.D. Boyette, W.T. Shier, B.B. Jarvis.  2001. Macrocyclic trichothecenes are undetectable in kudzu (Pueraria montana) plants treated with a high-producing isolate of Myrothecium verrucaria.  Phytochemistry.  58: 269-276.  PDF

Abbas, H.K. and C.D. Boyette.  2000.  Solid Substrate Formulations of the Mycoherbicide Colletotrichum truncatumfor Hemp Sesbania (Sesbania exaltata)Control.  Biocontrol Science and Technology.  10(3): 291-300.   PDF

Quimby, P.C. Jr., N.K. Zidack, C.D. Boyette, W.E. Grey.  1999.  A Simple Method for Stabilizing and Granulating Fungi.  Biocontrol Science and Technology.  9(1): 5-8.

Connick, W.J. Jr. D.J. Daigle, C.D. Boyette, K.S. Williams, B.T. Vinyard, P.C. Quimby Jr.  1996.  Water Activity and Other Factors that Affect the Viability of Colletotrichum truncatum Conidia in Wheat Flour-Kaolin Granules ('Pesta').  Biocontrol Science and Technology.  6(2): 277-284.  PDF 


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