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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Wei Wei
Molecular Plant Pathology
Research Molecular Biologist
wei.wei@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-6202
Fax: (301) 504-5449
Room 213
10300 BALTIMORE AVE.
BLDG 004 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
‘Candidatus Phytoplasma hispanicum’, a novel taxon associated with Mexican periwinkle virescence disease of Catharanthus roseus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Jun-16)
Multilocus genotyping of a ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia’-related strain associated with cauliflower phyllody disease in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cai, H., Wang, L., Mu, W., Wan, Q., Wei, W., Davis, R.E., Chen, H., Zhao, Y. 2016. Multilocus genotyping of a ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia’-related strain associated with cauliflower phyllody disease in China. Annals of Applied Biology. 169:64-74.
Recent advances in phytoplasma research: from genetic diversity and genome evolution to pathogenic redirection of plant stem cell fate - (Abstract Only)
Zhao, Y., Wei, W., Davis, R.E. 2015. Recent advances in phytoplasma research: from genetic diversity and genome evolution to pathogenic redirection of plant stem cell fate. Meeting Abstract. First International Symposium on Molecular Diagnostics … Production. Trujillo, Peru, 11/26-28/ 2015.
Pathological modifications of plant stem cell destiny - (Abstract Only)
Wei, W., Davis, R.E., Zhao, Y. 2015. Pathological modifications of plant stem cell destiny. Meeting Abstract. 2015 Mid-Atlantic Plant Molecular Biology Society Meeting.
Development of biomarkers and a diagnostic tool for investigation of coinfections by and interactions between potato purple top and potato witches’-broom phytoplasmas in tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, W., Wu, W., Davis, R.E., Lee, I., Zhao, Y. 2016. Development of biomarkers and a diagnostic tool for investigation of coinfections by and interactions between potato purple top and potato witches’-broom phytoplasmas in tomato. Annals of Applied Biology. 168:133-141.
Occurrence, distribution, and possible functional roles of simple sequence repeats in phytoplasma genomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, W., Davis, R.E., Suo, X., Zhao, Y. 2015. Occurrence, distribution, and possible functional roles of simple sequence repeats in phytoplasma genomes. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 65:2748-2760.
Unraveling the etiology of North American grapevine yellows (NAGY): multilocus genotyping and structural analysis of secY proteins distinguish NAGYIII phytoplasma strains from strains causing X-disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, R.E., Dally, E.L., Zhao, Y., Lee, I., Wei, W., Wolf, T.K., Beanland, L., Ledoux, D.G., Johnson, D.A., Fiola, J.A., Walter-Peterson, H., Dami, I., Chien, M. 2015. Unraveling the etiology of North American grapevine yellows (NAGY): multilocus genotyping and structural analysis of secY proteins distinguish NAGYIII phytoplasma strains from strains causing X-disease. Phytopathology. 99:1087-1097.
Should ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma’ be retained within the order Acholeplasmatales? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, Y., Davis, R.E., Wei, W., Lee, I. 2015. Should ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma’ be retained within the order Acholeplasmatales?. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 65:1075-1082.
3-Dimensional modeling of protein structures distinguishes closely related phytoplasmas - (Abstract Only)
Davis, R.E., Zhao, Y., Lee, I., Wei, W. 2015. 3-Dimensional modeling of protein structures distinguishes closely related phytoplasmas. Phytopathology. 105:S12.
Phytoplasma-host interactions: tomato gibberellin homeostasis and its role in defense against potato purple top phytoplasma infection - (Review Article)
Ding, Y., Wei, W., Wu, W., Davis, R.E., Jiang, Y., Lee, I., Hammond, R., Sheng, J., Shen, L., Zhao, Y. 2013. Phytoplasma-host interactions: tomato gibberellin homeostasis and its role in defense against potato purple top phytoplasma infection. World Biomedical Frontiers. http://biomedfrontiers.org/infection-2013-11-39.
Phytoplasmal infection derails genetically preprogrammed meristem fate and alters plant architecture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, W., Davis, R.E., Nuss, D.F., Zhao, Y. 2013. Phytoplasmal infection derails genetically preprogrammed meristem fate and alters plant architecture. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110:19149-19154.
Phytoplasma genomes: Evolution through mutually complimentary mechanisms, gene loss and horizontal acquisition - (Book / Chapter) - (16-Aug-13)
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