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Kai-Shu Ling
Vegetable Research
Research Plant Pathologist

Phone: (843) 402-5313
Fax: (843) 573-4715
2700 SAVANNAH HIGHWAY
CHARLESTON, SC, 29414

Projects
Understanding the Global Virus Distribution in Tomato and Development of Translational Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Resistance
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424038
Understanding the Global Virus Distribution in Tomato and Development of Translational Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Resistance
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424039
Understanding the Global Virus Distribution in Tomato and Development of Translational Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Resistance
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424044
Understand Global Virus Distribution in Tomato and Developing Translational Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Virus Resistance
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424172
Understanding The Global Virus Distribution in Tomato and Development of Translational Genomic Tools To Accelerate Breeding For Resistance
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424831
Characterization, Etiology, and Disease Management for Vegetable Crops
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423023
A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO MANAGING MICROBIAL THREATS TO GREENHOUSE TOMATOES
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 420896
UNDERSTAND GLOBAL VIRUS DISTRIBUTION IN TOMATO AND DEVELOPING TRANSLATIONAL GENOMIC TOOLS TO ACCELERATE BREEDING FOR VIRUS RESISTANCE
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 423980
Transcriptome Analysis in Whiteflies to Identify Target Genes That are Useful for Interfering RNA (RNAi) Technology
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423845
Transcriptome Analysis in Whiteflies to Identify Target Genes that are Useful for Interfering RNA (RNAi) Technology
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425361

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Discovery of a new genotype of Squash mosaic virus through deep sequencing of small RNAs and development of a qRT-PCR for broad spectrum detection - (Abstract Only) - (12-May-14)
Whitefly transmission of Sweet potato leaf curl virus in sweetpotato germplasm - (Abstract Only)
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2014. Whitefly transmission of Sweet potato leaf curl virus in sweetpotato germplasm. International Plant Resistance to Insects Workshop Abstracts & Proceedings. p. 39.
Development of reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of an emerging potyvirus: tomato necrotic stunt virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Ling, K. 2014. Development of reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of an emerging potyvirus: tomato necrotic stunt virus. Journal of Virological Methods. 200:35-40.
Phytophthora fruit rot-resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR, and USVL020-PFR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Ling, K., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W. 2014. Phytophthora fruit rot-resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR, and USVL020-PFR. HortScience. 49:101-104.
First report of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus infecting greenhouse cucumber in Canada - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Li, R., Zhang, W. 2014. First report of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus infecting greenhouse cucumber in Canada. Plant Disease. 98(5):701.
First report of potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting field tomatoes in the Dominican Republic - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Li, R., Groth-Helms, D., Assis-Filho, F.M. 2014. First report of potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting field tomatoes in the Dominican Republic. Plant Disease. 98(5):701.
Complete genome sequence of a new tobamovirus naturally infecting tomatoes in Mexico Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Gao, S., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2013. Complete genome sequence of a new tobamovirus naturally infecting tomatoes in Mexico. Genome Announcements. 1(5):e00794-13.
Molecular and biological properties of tomato necrotic stunt virus and development of a sensitive real-time RT-PCR assay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2014. Molecular and biological properties of tomato necrotic stunt virus and development of a sensitive real-time RT-PCR assay. Archives of Virology. 159(2):353-358.
Characterization and detection of emerging viroids in North American greenhouse tomatoes - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Li, R., Sombat, S. 2013. Characterization and detection of emerging viroids in North American greenhouse tomatoes. International workshop on viroids and satellite RNAs (IWVds). p. 5.
Global virus survey in tomato using small RNA deep sequencing technology - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Li, R., Fei, Z. 2013. Global virus survey in tomato using small RNA deep sequencing technology. Acta phytopathologica sinica 43 (suppl.). 281-282.
Pepino mosaic virus genotype shift in North America and rapid genotype identification using loop-mediated isothermal amplification - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Li, R., Bledsoe, M. 2013. Pepino mosaic virus genotype shift in North America and rapid genotype identification using loop-mediated isothermal amplification. Acta phytopathologica sinica 43 (suppl.). p. 402.
Molecular characterization and detection of Mexican papita viroid - (Abstract Only)
Li, R., Ling, K. 2013. Molecular characterization and detection of Mexican papita viroid. Phytopathology. 103: S2, 80.
Understanding the global distribution of tomato viruses and viroids using next-generation sequencing technology - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Li, R., Gao, S., Fei, Z. 2013. Understanding the global distribution of tomato viruses and viroids using next-generation sequencing technology. The 4th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases and 28th U.S. Annual Tomato Disease Workshop. p 24.
Developing hygiene protocols against mechanically transmitted pathogens in greenhouse tomato production systems - (Abstract Only)
Baysal-Gurel, F., Li, R., Ling, K., Kurowski, C., Miller, S.A. 2013. Developing hygiene protocols against mechanically transmitted pathogens in greenhouse tomato production systems. The 4th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases and 28th U.S. Annual Tomato Disease Workshop. p 29.
Evaluation of disinfectants to control mechanical transmission of tomato viruses and viroids in greenhouse tomatoes - (Abstract Only)
Li, R., Baysal-Gurel, F., Kurowski, C., Miller, S.A., Ling, K. 2013. Evaluation of disinfectants to control mechanical transmission of tomato viruses and viroids in greenhouse tomatoes. The 4th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases and 28th U.S. Annual Tomato Disease Workshop. p 30.
Pepino mosaic virus genotype shift in North America and development of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification for rapid genotype identification Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Li, R., Bledsoe, M. 2013. Pepino mosaic virus genotype shift in North America and development of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification for rapid genotype identification. Virology Journal. 10:117.
Development and field evaluation of multiple virus-resistant bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Levi, A., Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Miller, G., Hassell, R.L., Keinath, A.P. 2013. Development and field evaluation of multiple virus-resistant bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria). Plant Disease. 97:1057-1062.
Evaluaiton of heirloom sweetpotato cultivars for resistance to soil insect pests, 2010 - (Other)
Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Ling, K. 2012. Evaluaiton of heirloom sweetpotato cultivars for resistance to soil insect pests, 2010. Arthropod Management Tests. Volume 37, Report No. M5, available at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Identification of Potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting greenhouse tomatoes in North Carolina and its potential in seed transmission - (Proceedings)
Ling, K., Li, R., Panthee, D.R., Gardner, R.G. 2012. Identification of Potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting greenhouse tomatoes in North Carolina and its potential in seed transmission. Tomato Disease Workshop. p27.
Molecular and biological characterization of Mexican papita viroid - (Proceedings)
Li, R., Ling, K. 2012. Molecular and biological characterization of Mexican papita viroid. Tomato Disease Workshop. p28.
Sensitivity of mechanically transmitted pathogens to different disinfectants - (Proceedings)
Baysal-Gurel, F., Li, R., Ling, K., Henderson, D.R., Kurowski, C., Miller, S.A. 2012. Sensitivity of mechanically transmitted pathogens to different disinfectants. Tomato Disease Workshop. p29.
First report of potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting greenhouse tomatoes in North Carolina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Li, R., Panthee, D.R., Gardner, R.G. 2013. First report of potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting greenhouse tomatoes in North Carolina. Plant Disease. 97:148.
Genetic diversity and phylogenetic analysis revealed Pepino Mosaic Virus in North-America has shifted to a more aggressive CH2 genotype - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Li, R. 2012. Genetic diversity and phylogenetic analysis revealed Pepino Mosaic Virus in North-America has shifted to a more aggressive CH2 genotype. Phytopathology. 102:S4.71.
Characterization and detection of Tomato necrotic stunt virus, a novel potyvirus infecting greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico - (Abstract Only)
Li, R., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2012. Characterization and detection of Tomato necrotic stunt virus, a novel potyvirus infecting greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico. Phytopathology. 102:S4.70.
Exploiting genetic diversity in Citrullus spp. to enhance watermelon cultivars - (Proceedings)
Levi, A., Thies, J.A., Wechter, W.P., Kousik, C.S., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Simmons, A.M., Reddy, U.K., Nimmakayala, P., Fei, Z. 2012. Exploiting genetic diversity in Citrullus spp. to enhance watermelon cultivars. Acta Horticulturae. Pp. 41-48.
Deep sequencing of small RNAs in tomato for virus and viroid identification and strain differentiation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Shan, G., Hernamdez, A.G., Wechter, W.P., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2012. Deep sequencing of small RNAs in tomato for virus and viroid identification and strain differentiation. PLoS One. 7(5):e37127.
Virus movement within grafted watermelon plants - (Abstract Only)
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R., Ling, K., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T. 2012. Virus movement within grafted watermelon plants. American Phytopathology Society. 102:S4.133.
Understanding the introduction and spread of key viruses and viroids in greenhouse tomatoes using advanced diagnostics Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K. 2012. Understanding the introduction and spread of key viruses and viroids in greenhouse tomatoes using advanced diagnostics. Meeting Abstract. p 41.
Use of Insecticides to Control the Spread of Sweetpotato Leaf Curl Virus in Sweetpotato Fields - (Other)
Jackson, D.M., Ling, K., Simmons, A.M. 2012. Use of Insecticides to Control the Spread of Sweetpotato Leaf Curl Virus in Sweetpotato Fields. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report. Pgs 22-23. In K. Pecota (ed).
Exploiting the small RNA deep sequencing technology for identification of viruses and viroids in plants - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Li, R., Wechter, W.P., Hernamdez, A.G., Fei, Z. 2011. Exploiting the small RNA deep sequencing technology for identification of viruses and viroids in plants. Meeting Abstract. p 31.
Using Small RNA Technology to Efficiently Identify Tomato Viruses and Viroids in Mixed-Infected Field Samples Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Ling, K., Li, R., Wechter, W.P., Hernamdez, A.G., Fei, Z. 2011. Using Small RNA Technology to Efficiently Identify Tomato Viruses and Viroids in Mixed-Infected Field Samples. 26th Annual Tomato Disease Workshop. p 22.
Screening the USDA watermelon germplasm collection for drought tolerance at the seedling stage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, H., Gong, G., Guo, S., Ren, Y., Xu, Y., Ling, K. 2011. Screening the USDA watermelon germplasm collection for drought tolerance at the seedling stage. HortScience. 46(9):1245-1248.
Detection and classification of SPLCV isolates in the U.S. sweetpotato germplasm collection via a real-time PCR assay and phylogenetic analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barkley, N.L., Pinnow, D.L., Wang, M.L., Ling, K., Jarret, R.L. 2011. Detection and classification of SPLCV isolates in the U.S. sweetpotato germplasm collection via a real-time PCR assay and phylogenetic analysis. Plant Disease. 95(11):1385-1391.
First Report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum' Naturally Infecting Tomatoes in the State of Mexico, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Lin, H., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Zhang, W., Miller, S. 2011. First Report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum' Naturally Infecting Tomatoes in the State of Mexico, Mexico. Plant Disease. 95:1026.
First Report of Pepino Mosaic Virus Infecting Tomato in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Zhang, W. 2011. First Report of Pepino Mosaic Virus Infecting Tomato in Mexico. Plant Disease. 95:1035.
Development of a real-time RT-PCR assay for squash mosaic virus useful for broad spectrum detection of various serotypes and its incorporation into a multiplex seed health assay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2011. Development of a real-time RT-PCR assay for squash mosaic virus useful for broad spectrum detection of various serotypes and its incorporation into a multiplex seed health assay. Journal of Phytopathology. 159:649-656.
Deep Sequencing of Small RNAs for Virus and Viroid Identification in Tomatoes - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Fei, Z., Wechter, W.P., Hernamdez, A.G. 2011. Deep Sequencing of Small RNAs for Virus and Viroid Identification in Tomatoes. Phytopathology. 101:S106.
Experimental Host Range and Natural Reservoir of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Simmons, A.M., Zhang, S., Jackson, D.M. 2011. Experimental Host Range and Natural Reservoir of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus in the United States. Crop Protection. 30:1055-1062.
Recent Advances in the Molecular Characterization of Sweetpotato Begomoviruses - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Zhang, S. 2011. Recent Advances in the Molecular Characterization of Sweetpotato Begomoviruses. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report. pgs 11-12.
Genetic diversity of Sweet potato begomoviruses in the United States and identification of a natural recombinant between Sweet potato leaf curl virus and Sweet potato leaf curl Georgia virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, S., Ling, K. 2011. Genetic diversity of Sweet potato begomoviruses in the United States and identification of a natural recombinant between Sweet potato leaf curl virus and Sweet potato leaf curl Georgia virus. Archives of Virology. 156(6):955-968.
Genetic Diversity of Tomato Viroids in North America - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K. 2010. Genetic Diversity of Tomato Viroids in North America. Tomato Disease Workshop. P33.
Genetic mapping of Chromosomal Segments introgressed in Cultivated Watermelon Genome - (Proceedings)
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Ling, K., Thies, J.A., Hopkins, D. 2010. Genetic mapping of Chromosomal Segments introgressed in Cultivated Watermelon Genome. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. p. 50-54.
Identification of resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wechter, W.P., Levi, A., Ling, K., Kousik, C.S., Block, C.C. 2011. Identification of resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions. HortScience. 46(2):207-212.
Identification of Resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among Melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions - (Proceedings)
Wechter, W.P., Ling, K., Kousik, C.S., Levi, A., Block, C.C. 2010. Identification of Resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among Melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. p. 145-147.
Watermelon in: Genetics, genomics and breeding of cucurbits - (Book / Chapter)
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Thies, J.A., Ling, K., Reddy, U.K., Xu, Y., Guo, S., Zhang, X. 2012. Watermelon In Wang, Y, H., Dehdra, T. K., and Kole, C. (eds) Genetics, genomics and breeding of cucurbits. 1st edition. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group, New York, NY. Pp. 309-334.
An Improved Real-Time PCR System for Broad-Spectrum Detection of Didymella bryoniae, the Causal Agent of Gummy Stem Blight of Cucurbits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Somai, B.M., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2010. An Improved Real-Time PCR System for Broad-Spectrum Detection of Didymella bryoniae, the Causal Agent of Gummy Stem Blight of Cucurbits. Seed Science and Technology. 38:692-703
First report of natural infection of greenhouse tomatoes by potato spindle tuber viroid in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Sfetcu, D. 2010. First report of natural infection of greenhouse tomatoes by potato spindle tuber viroid in the United States. Plant Disease. 94(11):1376.
Greenhouse and Field Evaluation of Multiple Virus Resistant Lagenaria siceraria Lines Potentially useful for Watermelon Rootstocks - (Proceedings)
Ling, K., Levi, A., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R., Keinath, A., Miller, G., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Greenhouse and Field Evaluation of Multiple Virus Resistant Lagenaria siceraria Lines Potentially useful for Watermelon Rootstocks. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. pp 308-310.
Genetic diversity of Pepino mosaic virus in the U.S. and identification of a tomato infecting strain capable of inducing disease on potato Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Ling, K. 2010. Genetic diversity of Pepino mosaic virus in the U.S. and identification of a tomato infecting strain capable of inducing disease on potato. Meeting Proceedings. p. 82.
Development and Application of a Single-tube Immunocapture Real-Time PCR Technology for Sensitive Detection of a Panel of Viruses in Crop Plants - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Feng, C., Xia, J.Q. 2010. Development and Application of a Single-tube Immunocapture Real-Time PCR Technology for Sensitive Detection of a Panel of Viruses in Crop Plants. Phytopathology. 100:S72.
Sensitive and Cost-Effective Immunocapture RT-PCR for Routinely Viral Detection in Large Number of Plant Samples - (Abstract Only)
Xia, J.Q., Ling, K. 2010. Sensitive and Cost-Effective Immunocapture RT-PCR for Routinely Viral Detection in Large Number of Plant Samples. Phytopathology. 100-S139.
Phylogenetic Relationships Among Cucurbit Species Used as Rootstocks for Grafting Watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Levi, A., Thies, J.A., Ling, K., Simmons, A.M., Kousik, C.S., Wechter, W.P., Hassell, R. 2010. Phylogenetic Relationships Among Cucurbit Species Used as Rootstocks for Grafting Watermelon. HortScience. 45:509.
Field evaluation of yield effects on the U.S.A. heirloom sweet potato cultivars infected by sweet potato leaf curl virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Simmons, A.M., Pesic-Valesbroeck, Z. 2010. Field evaluation of yield effects on the U.S.A. heirloom sweet potato cultivars infected by sweet potato leaf curl virus. Crop Protection. 29:757-765.
Virus Survey of Commercial Cowpea Fields in the U. S. and Evaluation of the Core of the USDA Cowpea Germplasm Collection for Resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Fery, R.L. 2010. Virus Survey of Commercial Cowpea Fields in the U. S. and Evaluation of the Core of the USDA Cowpea Germplasm Collection for Resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. HortScience. 45(4):504
Identification and Utility of Markers Linked to the Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance Gene in Watermelon - (Proceedings)
Harris, K.R., Ling, K., Levi, A., Wechter, W.P. 2010. Identification and Utility of Markers Linked to the Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance Gene in Watermelon . Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. January 9-13, 2010, P-215.
Effectiveness of chemo- and thermo-therapeutic treatments on Pepino mosaic virus in tomato seed Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K. 2010. Effectiveness of chemo- and thermo-therapeutic treatments on Pepino mosaic virus in tomato seed. Plant Disease. 94:325-328.
Non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms in the watermelon eIF4E gene are closely associated with resistance to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Bendahmane, A., Havey, M.J. 2009. Non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms in the watermelon eIF4E gene are closely associated with resistance to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 120:191-200.
Transmission of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus by Bemisia tabaci - (Abstract Only)
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2009. Transmission of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus by Bemisia Tabaci. Bemisia International Workshop Proceedings. p. 4.
First report of a natural infection by Mexican papita viroid and tomato chlorotic dwarf viroid on greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Zhang, W. 2009. First report of a natural infection by Mexican papita viroid and tomato chlorotic dwarf viroid on greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico. Plant Disease. 93:1216.
First Report of Tomato Chlorotic Dwarf Viroid in Greenhouse Tomatoes in Arizona Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Verhoeven, J.J., Singh, R.P., Brown, J.K. 2009. First Report of Tomato Chlorotic Dwarf Viroid in Greenhouse Tomatoes in Arizona. Plant Disease. 93:1075.
Identification and Utility of Markers Linked to the Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance Gene in Watermelon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harris, K.R., Ling, K., Levi, A., Wechter, W.P. 2009. Identification and Utility of Markers Linked to the Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance Gene in Watermelon. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 134:529-534.
Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Acquisition, Retention and Transmission by Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2009. Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Acquisition, Retention and Transmission by Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Crop Protection. 28:1007-1011.
First Report of Mexican Papita Viroid Infecting Greenhouse Tomato in Canada Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Bledsoe, M. 2009. First Report of Mexican Papita Viroid Infecting Greenhouse Tomato in Canada. Plant Disease. 93:839.
Markers Linked to the ZYMV-FL Resistance Gene and Their Use in Marker-assisted Selection in Watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Harris-Shultz, K.R., Ling, K., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Havey, M.J., Guner, N., Wehner, T. 2009. Markers Linked to the ZYMV-FL Resistance Gene and Their Use in Marker-assisted Selection in Watermelon. HortScience. 44:576.
Simultaneous Detection of Acidovorax Avenae Subsp. Citrulli and Didymella Bryoniae in Cucurbit Seedlots Using Magnetic Capture Hybridization and Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ha, Y., Fessehaie, A., Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Keinath, A.P., Walcott, R.R. 2009. Simultaneous Detection of Acidovorax Avenae Subsp. Citrulli and Didymella Bryoniae in Cucurbit Seedlots Using Magnetic Capture Hybridization and Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction. Phytopathology. 99:666-678.
Effects of Meristem Culture on Yields of Heirloom Sweetpotatoes in the Field - (Other)
Jackson, D.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2009. Effects of Meristem Culture on Yields of Heirloom Sweetpotatoes in the Field. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2008. Abstract B11, Pgs 12-13 In K. Pecota (ed.).
Genetic diversity among Lagenaria siceraria accessions containing resistance to root-knot nematodes, whiteflies, ZYMV or powdery mildew Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Levi, A., Thies, J., Ling, K., Simmons, A.M., Kousik, C., Hassell, R. 2009. Genetic diversity among Lagenaria siceraria accessions containing resistance to root-knot nematodes, whiteflies, ZYMV or powdery mildew. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization 7(3):216-226. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayFulltext?type=1&fid=6642268&jid=PGR&volumeId=7&issueId=03&aid=6642260
An allele-specific SNP mutation in the eIF4E gene is associated with the Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistance in watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Bendahmane, A., Havey, M.J. 2009. An allele-specific SNP mutation in the eIF4E gene is associated with the Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistance in watermelon. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. http://www.intl-pag.org/17/abstracts/W18_PAGXVII_137.html.
Pepino Mosaic Virus on Tomato Seed: Virus Location and Mechanical Transmission Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K. 2008. Pepino Mosaic Virus on Tomato Seed: Virus Location and Mechanical Transmission. Plant Disease. 92:1701-1705.
Genetic Composition of Pepino mosaic virus Population in North American Greenhouse Tomatoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Wintermantel, W.M., Bledsoe, M. 2008. Genetic Composition of Pepino mosaic virus Population in North American Greenhouse Tomatoes. Plant Disease. 92:1683-1688.
Black Tea and Lignin as Ultraviolet Protectants for the Beet Armyworm Nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
El Salamouny, S., Shapiro, M., Ling, K., Shepard, B.M. 2009. Black Tea and Lignin as Ultraviolet Protectants for the Beet Armyworm Nucleopolyhedrovirus. Journal of Entomological Science. 44(1):50-58
Forty-nine New Host Plant Species for Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Ling, K. 2008. Forty-nine New Host Plant Species for Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Entomological Science (Japan). 11:385-390.
Caps Markers in An Eif4e Gene Are Linked to Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistant Locus in Watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Havey, M.J. 2008. CAPS markers in an eIF4E gene are linked to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant locus in watermelon. Phytopathology. 98(6 supplement):S91.
Development of a multiplex real-time PCR assay for the simultaneous detection of three seedborne pathogen types in cucurbits - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2008. Development of a multiplex real-time PCR assay for the simultaneous detection of three seedborne pathogen types in cucurbits. Phytopathology. 98(6 supplement):S91.
Development of an improved real-time PCR system for broad spectrum detection of diverse didymella bryoniae genotypes - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Somai, B.M., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2008. Development of an improved real-time PCR system for broad spectrum detection of diverse didymella bryoniae genotypes. Phytopathology. 98(6 supplement):S91.
Identification of a CAPS marker in an eIF4E gene Linked to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant locus in watermelon - (Proceedings)
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Havey, M.J. 2008. Identification of a CAPS marker in an eIF4E gene Linked to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant locus in watermelon. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. (Ptrat M., ed), INRA, Avignon (France): 213-218.
Potential Sources of Resistance to Cucurbit Powdery Mildew in US Plant Introductions (PI) of Lagenaria Siceraria (bottle gourd) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Levi, A., Ling, K., Wechter, W.P. 2008. Potential Sources of Resistance to Cucurbit Powdery Mildew in US Plant Introductions (PI) of Lagenaria Siceraria (bottle gourd). HortScience. 43(5):1359-1364
Whitefly transmission of the Sweet potato leaf curl virus - (Abstract Only)
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2008. Whitefly transmission of the Sweet potato leaf curl virus. International Congress of Entomology. Durban, South Africa, 6-12 July 2008.
First Report of Southern Blight on Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) caused by Sclerotium Rolfsii in South Carolina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Kousik, C.S., Keinath, A.P. 2008. First Report of Southern Blight on Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) caused by Sclerotium Rolfsii in South Carolina. Plant Disease. 92:656.
Efficient Regeneration and Selection of Virus-free Sweetpotato Plants from Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus Infected Materials and Their Effects on Yields in Field Trials - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Pesic-Vanesbroeck, Z., Hoy, M., Clark, C.A. 2008. Efficient Regeneration and Selection of Virus-free Sweetpotato Plants from Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus Infected Materials and Their Effects on Yields in Field Trials. Meeting Abstract. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2007. P7.
Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Virus Reservoir in Species of Wild Morning Glory - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Simmons, A.M., Jackson, D.M. 2008. Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Virus Reservoir in Species of Wild Morning Glory. Meeting Abstract. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2007. P8.
Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Whitefly Transmission - (Abstract Only)
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2008. Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Whitefly Transmission. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2007. P6.
Pepino mosaic virus - (Review Article)
Ling, K. 2014. Pepino mosaic virus. Compendium of Tomato Diseases and Pests, 2nd Edition. pg 84-86.
Est-Ssrs of Watermelon (Citrullus SP.) Useful in Assessing Genetic Diversity among Lagenaria Siceraria Accessions - (Abstract Only)
Levi, A., Ling, K., Davis, A.R. 2008. Est-ssrs of watermelon (citrullus sp.) useful in assessing genetic diversity among lagenaria siceraria accessions. Plant and Animal Genome XVI Conference, P643.
Resistance to Grapevine Leafroll Associated Virus-2 is Conferred by Post-Transcriptional Gene Silencing in Transgenic Nicotiana benthamiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Zhu, H., Gonsalves, D. 2008. Resistance to Grapevine Leafroll Associated Virus-2 is Conferred by Post-Transcriptional Gene Silencing in Transgenic Nicotiana benthamiana. Transgenic Research. 17:733-740.
Tolerance to Cucurbit Powdery Mildew in USDA Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) Plant Introductions (PI) - (Abstract Only)
Kousik, C.S., Ling, K., Levi, A. 2007. Tolerance to Cucurbit Powdery Mildew in USDA Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) Plant Introductions (PI). Phytopathology. 97:S60.
The Population Genetics of Pepino Mosaic Virus in North America Greenhouse Tomatoes - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K. 2007. The Population Genetics of Pepino Mosaic Virus in North America Greenhouse Tomatoes. Phytopathology. 97:S65.
Development of a One-Step Immunocapture Real-Time TaqMan RT-PCR Assay for the Broad Spectrum Detection of Pepino Mosaic Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Jordan, R.L. 2007. Development of a One-Step Immunocapture Real-Time TaqMan RT-PCR Assay for the Broad Spectrum Detection of Pepino Mosaic Virus. Journal of Virological Methods 144:65-72.
Interspecific Transferability of Watermelon EST-SSR Markers in Cucurbit Species - (Abstract Only)
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Davis, A.R., Katzir, N., Tadmor, K., Ling, K., Reddy, U. 2007. Interspecific Transferability of Watermelon EST-SSR Markers in Cucurbit Species. HortScience. 42:1012.
Sources of Resistance to Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus in Lagenaria Siceraria Germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Levi, A. 2007. Sources of Resistance to Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus in Lagenaria Siceraria Germplasm. HortScience. 42(5):1124-1126.
Sources of Resistance to Pepino Mosaic Virus in Tomato Accessions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Scott, J.W. 2007. Sources of Resistance to Pepino Mosaic Virus in Tomato Accessions. Plant Disease. 91:749-753.
Regenerating Virus-free Materials for USDA Heirloom Sweetpotato Cultivar Collection through the Meristem Shoot-tip Culture Technology - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Hoy, M., Bohac, J., Jackson, D.M., Clark, C.A. 2007. Regenerating Virus-free Materials for USDA Heirloom Sweetpotato Cultivar Collection through the Meristem Shoot-tip Culture Technology. Meeting Abstract. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report, 2006. p. 4.
Characterization, Diagnosis & Management of Plant Viruses, Vol. 2. Horticultural Crops - (Book / Chapter)
Rao, G.P., Myrta, A., Ling, K. (eds). Characterization, Diagnosis & Management of Plant Viruses, Vol. 2. Horticultural Crops. Studium press, Houston, Texas, USA. 302 pp. 2008 (Edited Book)
Wild Germplasm: Plant Resistance for Watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Simmons, A.M., Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Ling, K., Lopez, R., Jackson, D.M., Kousik, C.S., Shepard, B.M., Thies, J.A. 2006. Wild Germplasm: Plant Resistance for Watermelon. Bemisia International Workshop Proceedings, Duck Key, FL. pp 130.
Serological detection of Grapevine leafroll virus 2 using an antiserum developed against the recombinant coat protein - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Zhu, H., Petrovic, N., Gonsalves, D. 2007. Serological detection of Grapevine leafroll virus 2 using an antiserum developed against the recombinant coat protein. Journal of Phytopathology. 155:65-69.
Two variants of Pepino mosaic virus isolated from imported tomato seed from Chile share high levels of sequence identity with the U.S. isolates - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K. 2006. Two variants of Pepino mosaic virus isolated from imported tomato seed from Chile share high levels of sequence identity with the U.S. isolates. Meeting Abstract. Phytopathology 96:S69.
Evaluating Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance in Watermelon - (Proceedings)
Ling, K., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C. 2006. Evaluating Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance in Watermelon. Pages 468-472 in: Proceedings of Cucurbitaceae 2006. G. J. Holmes, ed. Universal Press, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Screening Tomato Germplasm for Resistance to Pepino Mosaic Virus - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Scott, J.W. 2006. Screening tomato germplasm for resistance to pepino mosaic virus. Meeting Abstract. http://roundtable06.ifas.ufl.edu/abstracts.htm
Molecular characterization of two Pepino mosaic virus variants from imported tomato seed reveals high levels of sequence identity between Chilean and U.S. isolates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K. 2007. Molecular characterization of two Pepino mosaic virus variants from imported tomato seed reveals high levels of sequence identity between Chilean and U.S. isolates. Virus Genes. 34:1-8.
Sources of Resistance to Pepino Mosaic Virus in Solanum habrochaites (Lycopersicon hirsutum) - (Proceedings)
Ling, K., Scott, J.W. 2007. Sources of Resistance to Pepino Mosaic Virus in Solanum habrochaites (Lycopersicon hirsutum). http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/fletcher/programs/plantpath/2006-11-tomato-disease/index.html Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Tomato Disease Workshop, p 1-3.
An Update on Evaluation of Virus Status in the Heirloom Sweetpotato Germplasm Materials with Real-Time Pcr Technology - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Clark, C.A., Kokkinos, C., Bohac, J., Hurtt, S.S., Jarret, R.L., Gillapie, A.G. 2006. An update on evaluation of virus status in the heirloom sweetpotato germplasm materials with real-time pcr technology. HortScience 41:517.
Novel watermelon bredding lines containing chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes derived from the desert species citrullus colocynthis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Levi, A., Thomas, C.E., Thies, J.A., Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2006. Novel watermelon bredding lines containing chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes derived from the desert species citrullus colocynthis. HortScience. 41:463-464.
First Report of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus in South Carolina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Simmons, A.M., Hassell, R.L., Keinath, A.P., Polston, J.E. 2006. First report of tomato yellow leaf curl virus in south carolina. Plant Disease Series. 90:379.
Grapevine Leafroll Associated Viruses - (Book / Chapter)
Ling, K., Zhu, H., Gonsalves, D. Grapevine leafroll associated viruses. In Rao, G.P., Myrta, A., and Ling, K. (eds). Characterization, Diagnosis and Management of Plant Viruses, Vol 2. Horticultural Crops. Studium press, Houston, Texas, USA, pp 181-199. 2008. (Book Chapter)
Realtime Ic Rt-Pcr Detection of Pepino Mosaic Virus on Tomato Seed and Plant Tissues in a Single Tube - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K. 2005. Realtime immunocapture RT-PCR detection of Pepino Mosaic virus on tomato seed and plant tissues in a single tube [abstract]. Phytopathology 95 (6):S61.
High Sequence Homology Between Pepino Mosaic Virus Isolates from Chile and the Usa - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K. 2005. High sequence homology between pepino mosaic virus isolates from Chile and the USA [abstract]. Second Joint Conference of the International Working Groups on Legume (IWGLV) and Vegetable Viruses (IWGVV). p. 20 Available: http://www.ifa.to.cnr.it/vvwg/documents/Abstracts_Rev.pdf.
Progress towards a commerical PCS-based seed assay for Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walcott, R.R., Castro, A.C., Fessehaie, A., Ling, K. 2006. Progress towards a commerical PCS-based seed assay for Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli. Seed Science and Technology. 34:101-116.
Notice of Release of Usvl-205 and Usvl-210, Novel Watermelon Breeding Lines - (Germplasm Release)
Levi, A., Thomas, C.E., Thies, J.A., Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Hassell, R., Keinath, A.P. 2005. Notice of release of USVL-205 and USVL-210, novel watermelon breeding lines. USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Washington, D.C. Cultivar Release. February 15, 2005.
Pepino Mosaci Virus, An Emerging Disease in Greenhouse Tomato Production Worldwide: Is Seed Responsible? - (Proceedings)
Ling, K., Carpenter, L. 2005. Pepino mosaci virus, an emerging disease in greenhouse tomato production worldwide: is seed responsible?. Acta Horticulturae. (ISHS) 695:43-50.
Complete Nucleotide Sequence and Genome Organization of Grapevine Leafroll-Associated Virus-3, Type Member of the Genus Ampelovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Zhu, H., Gonsalves, D. 2004. Complete nucleotide sequence and genome organization of grapevine leafroll-associated virus-3, type member of the genus Ampelovirus. Journal of General Virology. 85:2099-2102.
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