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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Farivar Eskandari
Foreign Disease-Weed Science
Biologist

Phone: (301) 619-7157
Fax: (301) 619-2880
Room 214
1301 DITTO AVENUE
BLDG 1301
FORT DETRICK, MD, 21702-5023


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Characterization and evaluation of target and host: Ramularia crupinae, a candidate for biological control of two varieties of Crupina vulgaris in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K. 2014. Characterization and evaluation of target and host: Ramularia crupinae, a candidate for biological control of two varieties of Crupina vulgaris in the United States. Mycoscience. 71:40-48.
First Report of Leaf Necrosis on Microstegium vimineum caused by Bipolaris microstegii in Maryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Lane, W. 2014. First Report of Leaf Necrosis on Microstegium vimineum caused by Bipolaris microstegii in Maryland. Plant Disease. doi:org/10.1094/PDIS-11-13-1122PDN.
First report of Pilidium concavum causing leaf necrosis on Fallopia japonica in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Coombs, E.M., Rossman, A.Y., Palm, M.E. 2013. First report of Pilidium concavum causing leaf necrosis on Fallopia japonica in the United States. Plant Disease. 97(1):146.
Comparison of Puccinia acroptili from Eurasia and the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K., Aime, M.C. 2012. Comparison of Puccinia acroptili from Eurasia and the USA. Botany. 90:465-471.
Mutual benefits through formalized international collaboration on biological control of weeds with plant pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Smallwood, E.L., Cavin, C.A., Eskandari, F., Tunali, B., Buyuk, O., Yildirim, A., Mukhina, Z., Kolomiets, T., Matveeva, T., Bogomaz, D., Kassanelli, D., Souissi, T., Mejri, D., Latiri, K., Kashefi, J., Lagopodi, A. 2011. Mutual benefits through formalized international collaboration on biological control of weeds with plant pathogens. Tunisia Journal of Plant Protection. 6(1):49-74.
Field damage to yellow starthistle infected by Synchytrium solstitiale, and greenhouse maintenance and host range of the fungus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L., Widmer, T.L. 2011. Field damage to yellow starthistle infected by Synchytrium solstitiale, and greenhouse maintenance and host range of the fungus. Plant Disease. DOI: 10.1094/PDis-2-11-0139.
Phenotypes of common crupina (Crupina vulgaris), synchronization of bolting, and yield effects of leaf removal and inoculation by Ramularia crupinae - (Proceedings) - (14-Feb-11)
Synchytrium solstitiale: reclassification based on the function and role of resting spores - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Widmer, T.L. 2011. Synchytrium solstitiale: reclassification based on the function and role of resting spores. Mycologia. DOI: 10.3852/10-286.
Life cycle of Puccinia acroptili - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K., Aime, M.C. 2009. Life cycle of Puccinia acroptili. Mycologia. 102(1):62-68.
Greenhouse germination and characterization of Synchytrium solstitiale resting spores - (Abstract Only)
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L. 2009. Greenhouse germination and characterization of Synchytrium solstitiale resting spores. Phytopathology. 99(6, Supplement): S203.
Life cycle of Puccinia crupinae, a candidate fungal biological control agent for Crupina vulgaris - (Abstract Only)
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L. 2009. Life cycle of Puccinia crupinae, a candidate fungal biological control agent for Crupina vulgaris. Phytopathology. 99(6):533.
Rathayibacter iranicus isolated from asymptomatic wheat seeds in Turkey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Postnikova, E.N., Agarkova, I., Altundag, S., Eskandari, F., Sechler, A.J., Karahan, A., Vidaver, A.K., Schneider, W.L., Ozakman, M., Schaad, N.W. 2009. Rathayibacter iranicus isolated from asymptomatic wheat seeds in Turkey. Plant Pathology. 58:796.
Protocol for maintenance of Synchytrium solstitiale, cause of false rust on yellow starthistle, under greenhouse conditions - (Abstract Only)
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L., Widmer, T.L. 2008. Protocol for maintenance of Synchytrium solstitiale, cause of false rust on yellow starthistle, under greenhouse conditions. Phytopathology. 98(6,Supplement)S214-215
First Report of Crown Gall Caused by Agrobacterium sp. on Diffuse Knapweed (Centaurea diffusa) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L., Schaad, N.W., Sechler, A.J., Postnikova, E.N., Caesar, A.J., Coombs, E. 2008. First Report of Crown Gall Caused by Agrobacterium sp. on Diffuse Knapweed (Centaurea diffusa). Plant Disease. 92:487.
Crosses between pycnia of Puccinia acroptili from the United States, Russia, and Turkey - (Abstract Only)
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L. 2008. Crosses between pycnia of Puccinia acroptili from the United States, Russia, and Turkey. Phytopathology. 97 (7, Supplement):S184
Puccinia Acroptili on Russian Knapweed in Colorado, Montana and Wyoming - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Littlefield, J., Becktell, M., Aime, M.C., Bean, D., Sands, D., Pilgeram, A. 2006. Puccinia acroptili on russian knapweed in colorado, montana and wyoming. Plant Disease. 90:971.
Common Crupina from the United States Is Variable in Susceptibility to Puccinia Crupinae - (Abstract Only)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K., Lesser, K. 2006. Common crupina from the united states is variable in susceptibility to puccinia crupinae. Phytopathology. 96:S17.
Discovery of Cercosporella Leaf Spot on Russian Knapweed in Montana - (Abstract Only)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Littlefield, J., Mcmahon, M.B., Luster, D.G. 2006. Discovery of cercosporella leaf spot on russian knapweed in montana. Phytopathology. 96:S191.
First Report of Leaf Spot Caused by a Cercosporella Sp. on Acroptilon Repens in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L., Littlefield, J., Mcmahon, M.B. 2006. First report of leaf spot caused by a cercosporella sp. on acroptilon repens in the united states. Plant Disease. 90:833(on-line as DOI: 10.1094/Pd-90-0833B).
Cercosporella Acroptili and Cercosporella Centaureicola Sp. Nov. - Potential Biological Control Agents of Russian Knapweed and Yellow Starthistle, Respectively - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Eskandari, F., Braun, U., Mcmahon, M.B., Luster, D.G. 2005. Cercosporella acroptili and cercosporella centaureicola sp. nov. - potential biological control agents of russian knapweed and yellow starthistle, respectively. Mycologia 97:1122-1128
A New, Aggressive Rust Fungus from Turkey Is a Candidate for Biological Control of Russian Knapweed - (Other)
Phytopathology 95:S14
First Report of Anthracnose of Crupina Vulgaris Caused by Colletotrichum Cf. Gloeosporioides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Eskandari, F., Rossman, A.Y., Aime, M.C., Kashefi, J. 2004. First report of anthracnose of crupina vulgaris caused by colletotrichum cf. gloeosporioides. Plant Disease. 88:1161.
Two Flies Suspected in Greenhouse Spread of Phoma Exigua on Acroptilon Repens - (Abstract Only)
Phytopathology 95:S156
First Report of Phoma Exigua on Acroptilon Repens in Turkey - (Research Notes)
Tunale, B., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K., Farr, D.F., Castlebury, L.A. 2004. First report of phoma exigua on acroptilon repens in turkey. Plant Disease. 87:1540.
A New Isolate of Ramularia Crupinae for Biological Control of Common Crupina - (Abstract Only)
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L. 2004. A new isolate of ramularia crupinae for biological control of common crupina. American Phytopathological Society Potomac Division Meeting. 94:S142.
Greenhouse Evaluation of Cercosporella Acroptili for Biological Control of Russian Knapweed - (Abstract Only)
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L. 2004. Greenhouse evaluation of cercosporella acroptili for biological control of russian knapweed. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. 58:162.
A Phoma Sp. That Kills Common Crupina (Crupina Vulgaris) - (Abstract Only)
ESKANDARI, F., MCMAHON, M.B., BRUCKART, W.L. A PHOMA SP. THAT KILLS COMMON CRUPINA (CRUPINA VULGARIS). PROCEEDINGS OF NORTHEASTERN WEED SCIENCE SOCIETY. 57:120. 2003.
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