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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Aaron J Sechler
Foreign Disease-Weed Science
Biologist

Phone: (301) 619-2232
Fax: (301) 619-2880
Room 221
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.)
Real-time PCR detection of sorghum ergot pathogens Claviceps africana, C. sorghi, and C. sorghicola - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tooley, P.W., Carras, M.M., Sechler, A.J., Rajasab, A.H. 2010. Real-time PCR detection of sorghum ergot pathogens Claviceps africana, C. sorghi, and C. sorghicola. Journal of Phytopathology. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0434.2010.01683.x
The relevance of Murraya paniculata and related species as potential hosts and inoculum reservoirs of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, causal agent of Huanglongbing (HLB) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Damsteegt, V.D., Postnikova, E.N., Stone, A.L., Kuhlmann, M., Wilson, C., Sechler, A.J., Schaad, N.W., Brlansky, R.H., Schneider, W.L. 2010. The relevance of Murraya paniculata and related species as potential hosts and inoculum reservoirs of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, causal agent of Huanglongbing (HLB). Plant Disease. 94:528-533.
An improved method of DNA extraction from Diaphorina citri for HLB detection - (Abstract Only)
Postnikova, E.N., Stone, A.L., Wilson, C.M., Sherman, D.J., Sechler, A.J., Schuenzel, E., Schaad, N.W., Schneider, W.L., Damsteegt, V.D. 2009. An improved method of DNA extraction from Diaphorina citri for HLB detection. Phytopathology. 99:S104.
Preliminary evidence for mixed populations of Ca. Liberibacter species in Huanglongbing infections - (Abstract Only)
Postnikova, E.N., Stone, A.L., Wilson, C.M., Sherman, D.J., Sechler, A.J., Schuenzel, E., Schaad, N.W., Schneider, W.L., Damsteegt, V.D. 2009. Preliminary evidence for mixed populations of Ca. Liberibacter species in Huanglongbing infections. Phytopathology. 99:S205.
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.
Cultivation of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and Ca. L. americanus associated with Huanglongbing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sechler, A.J., Schuenzel, E., Cooke, P.H., Donnua, S., Thaveechai, N., Postnikova, E.N., Stone, A.L., Schneider, W.L., Damsteegt, V.D., Schaad, N.W. 2009. Cultivation of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and Ca. L. americanus associated with Huanglongbing. Phytopathology. 99:480-486.
Transfer of Acidovorax Avenae Subspecies to Mesothermophilus Avenae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schaad, N.W., Postnikova, E.N., Claflin, L.E., Vidaver, A.K., Agarkova, I., Sechler, A.J., Ignatov, A., Ramundo, B.A. 2008. Transfer of acidovorax avenae subspecies to mesothermophilus avenae. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 31:434-446.
Identification of bacterial plant pathogens using multilocus PCR and electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry (PCR/ESI-MS) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Postnikova, E.N., Baldwin, C., Whitehouse, C., Sechler, A.J., Schaad, N.W., Sampath, R., Harpin, V., Li, F., Melton, R., Blynn, L., Drader, J., Hofstadler, S., Schneider, W.L. 2008. Identification of bacterial plant pathogens using multilocus PCR and electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry (PCR/ESI-MS). Phytopathology. 98-11-1156-1164
First report of citrus canker caused by Xanthomonas citri in Somalia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balestra, G.M., Sechler, A.J., Schuenzel, E., Schaad, N.W. 2008. First report of citrus canker caused by Xanthomonas citri in Somalia. Plant Disease. 92:981.
An improved assay for detection of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli in watermelon and melon seed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, T., Feng, J., Sechler, A.J., Randhawa, P., Schaad, N.W. 2009. An improved assay for detection of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli in watermelon and melon seed. Seed Science and Technology. 37:337-347.
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.
Real-time PCR detection of sorghum ergot pathogens Claviceps africana, C. sorghi, and C. sorghicola - (Abstract Only)
Tooley, P.W., Carras, M.M., Sechler, A.J. 2008. Real-time PCR detection of sorghum ergot pathogens Claviceps africana, C. sorghi, and C. sorghicola. International Congress of Plant Pathology Abstracts and Proceedings. Journal of Plant Pathology. Vol. 90 (2, Supplement). 52.312.2008
Genetic diversity in populations of Xanthomonas campestris pv. camestris in cruciferous weeds in central coastal California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ignatov, A., Sechler, A.J., Schuenzel, E., Agarkova, I.V., Vidaver, A.K., Oliver, B., Schaad, N.W. 2007. Genetic diversity in populations of Xanthomonas campestris pv. camestris in cruciferous weeds in central coastal California. Phytopathology. 97:803-812
Genetic Relatedness Amoung Strains of Acidovorax Avenae Subspecies Avenae, Citrulli and Cattleyae - (Abstract Only) - (27-Mar-06)
Assessment of Multiple Displacement Amplification for Increasing Pcr Sensitivity - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-06)
Genetic Diversity among Strains of Acidovorax Avenae Subsp. Citrulli in China - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-06)
Reclassification of Xanthomonas Species Pathogenic on Citrus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schaad, N.W., Postnikova, E., Lacy, G., Sechler, A.J., Agarkova, I., Stromberg, P., Strombuer, V., Vidaver, A. 2005. Reclassification of xanthomonas species pathogenic on citrus. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. v. 28. p.494-518.
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