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Agricultural Research Service

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Kerry F Pedley
Foreign Disease-Weed Science
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (301) 619-1668
Fax: (301) 619-2880
Room 218
USDA/ARS/FDWSRU
BLDG 1301
1301 DITTO AVENUE
FORT DETRICK, MD, 21702-5023

Projects
EMERGING FOREIGN FUNGAL PLANT PATHOGENS: DETECTION, BIOLOGY, AND INTERACTIONS WITH HOST PLANTS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423056
BIOLOGY, PATHOLOGY, AND EPIDEMIOLOGY OF EMERGING OOMYCETE PATHOGENS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423057
MATERIAL TRANSFER AGREEMENT - TRANSFER OF PLANT AND FUNGAL SAMPLES AND RNA SEQUENCE COLLECTED THEREFROM
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 423415
INTERNATIONAL WHEAT BLAST CONSORTIUM
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 421685
IDENTIFICATION OF SOYBEAN GENES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO RESISTANCE AGAINST SOYBEAN RUST
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421736
WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCING OF MAGNAPORTHE ORYZAE ISOLATES AND GENE EXPRESSION ANALYSIS OF INFECTED WHEAT
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423539
Whole Genome Sequencing of Uromyces Transversalis for Diagnostic Marker Development
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425550

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genotypic diversity of Puccinia horiana based on newly identified molecular markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Debacker, M., Bonants, P., Pedley, K.F., Maes, M., Roldan-Ruiz, I., Van Bockstaele, E., Heugens, K., Van Der Lee, T. 2013. Genotypic diversity of Puccinia horiana based on newly identified molecular markers. Molecular Ecology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-01-13-0007-R.
Transcriptome analyses and virus induced gene silencing identify genes in the Rpp4-mediated Asian soybean rust resistance pathway - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morales, A., O'Rourke, J.A., Van De Mortel, M., Schneider, K., Bancroft, T., Borem, A., Nelson, R., Nettleton, D., Baum, T., Shoemaker, R.C., Frederick, R.D., Abdelnoor, R.V., Pedley, K.F., Whitham, S.A., Graham, M.A. 2013. Transcriptome analyses and virus induced gene silencing identify genes in the Rpp4-mediated Asian soybean rust resistance pathway. Functional Plant Biology. DOI:10.1071/FP12296.
Genetic diversity and origins of Phakopsora pachyrhizi isolates in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X., Freire, M., Le, M., Hartman, G.L., Upchurch, R.G., Pedley, K.F., Stacey, G. 2012. Genetic diversity and origins of Phakopsora pachyrhizi isolates in the United States. Asian Journal of Plant Pathology. 6:52-65.
Preliminary assessment of resistance among U.S. wheat cultivars to the Triticum pathotype of Magnaporthe oryzae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cruz, C.D., Bockus, W.W., Stack, J.P., Tang, X., Valent, B.S., Pedley, K.F., Peterson, G.L. 2012. Preliminary assessment of resistance among U.S. wheat cultivars to the Triticum pathotype of Magnaporthe oryzae. Plant Disease. 96:1501-1505.
Reaction of selected accessions of Aegilops tauschii to wheat blast, 2011 Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Bockus, W.W., Cruz, C.D., Kalia, B., Gill, B.S., Stack, J.P., Pedley, K.F., Peterson, G.L., Valent, B. 2012. Reaction of selected accessions of Aegilops tauschii to wheat blast, 2011. Plant Disease. DOI: 10.1094/PDMR06.
Susceptibility of select U.S. winter wheat cultivars to wheat blast (Magnaporthe grisea) - (Abstract Only)
Peterson, G.L., Pedley, K.F., Bockus, W.W., Stack, J.P., Cruz, C., Valent, B.S. 2011. Susceptibility of select U.S. winter wheat cultivars to wheat blast (Magnaporthe grisea). Phytopathology. 101:S141.
Resistance among U.S. wheat Triticum aestivum cultivars to the wheat pathotype of Magnaporthe oryzae - (Abstract Only)
Cruz, C., Bockus, W., Pedley, K.F., Peterson, G.L., Stack, J., Tang, X., Valent, B. 2011. Resistance among U.S. wheat Triticum aestivum cultivars to the wheat pathotype of Magnaporthe oryzae. Phytopathology. 101:S220.
Standardization of protocols to test wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) for reaction to blast in a biocontainment laboratory - (Abstract Only)
Cruz, C., Bockus, W., Pedley, K.F., Peterson, G.L., Stack, J., Tang, X., Valent, B. 2011. Standardization of protocols to test wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) for reaction to blast in a biocontainment laboratory. Phytopathology. 101:S40.
Identification of a second Asian soybean rust resistance gene in Hyuuga soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendrick, M.D., Harris, D.K., Ha, B., Hyten, D.L., Cregan, P.B., Frederick, R.D., Boema, H.R., Pedley, K.F. 2011. Identification of a second Asian soybean rust resistance gene in Hyuuga soybean. Phytopathology. 101:535-543.
Genetic diversity and structure of Phakopsora pachyrhizi infecting soybean in Nigeria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Twizeyimana, M., Ojiambo, P.S., Haudenshield, J.S., Caetano-Anolles, G., Pedley, K.F., Bandyopadhyay, R., Hartman, G.L. 2011. Genetic diversity and structure of Phakopsora pachyrhizi infecting soybean in Nigeria. Phytopathology. 60:719-729.
Functional analysis of the Asian soybean rust resistance pathway mediated by Rpp2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pandey, A.K., Yang, C., Zhang, C., Graham, M.A., Horstman, H.D., Lee, Y., Zabotina, O.A., Hill, J.H., Pedley, K.F., Whitham, S.A. 2011. Functional analysis of the Asian soybean rust resistance pathway mediated by Rpp2. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 24:194-206.
Screening for differential resistance responses to Phakopsora pachyrhizi between Rpp3, Rpp?(Hyuuga) and 12 additional soybean accessions - (Abstract Only)
Kendrick, M.D., Pedley, K.F., Frederick, R.D., Boerma, H.R. 2010. Screening for differential resistance responses to Phakopsora pachyrhizi between Rpp3, Rpp?(Hyuuga) and 12 additional soybean accessions. Phytopathology. 100:S61.
Tomato 14-3-3 protein 7 (TFT7) positively regulates immunity-associated programmed cell death by enhancing accumulation and signaling ability of MAPKKKalpha - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oh, C., Pedley, K.F., Martin, G.B. 2010. Tomato 14-3-3 protein 7 (TFT7) positively regulates immunity-associated programmed cell death by enhancing accumulation and signaling ability of MAPKKKalpha. The Plant Cell. 22(1):260-272.
PCR-based assays for the detection of Puccinia horiana on chrysanthemums - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pedley, K.F. 2009. PCR-based assays for the detection of Puccinia horiana on chrysanthemums. Plant Disease. 93:1252-1258.
Identification and Analyses of Candidate Genes for Rpp4 Mediated Resistance to Asian Soybean Rust in Soybean (Glycine max) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meyer, J.D., Silva, D.C., Yang, C., Van De Mortel, M., Pedley, K.F., Hill, J.H., Shoemaker, R.C., Abdelnoor, R., Whitham, S.A., Graham, M.A. 2009. Identification and Analyses of Candidate Genes for Rpp4 Mediated Resistance to Asian Soybean Rust in Soybean (Glycine max). Plant Physiology. 150:295-307.
Pathogenic variation of Phakopsora pachyrhizi infecting soybean in Nigeria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Twizeyimana, M., Ojiambo, P.S., Haudenshield, J.S., Caetano-Anolles, G., Pedley, K.F., Bandyopadhyay, R., Hartman, G.L. 2009. Pathogenic variation of Phakopsora pachyrhizi infecting soybean in Nigeria. Phytopathology. 99(4):353-361.
Development of simple sequence repeat markers for the soybean rust fungus, Phakopsora pachyrhizi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, S.J., Stone, C.L., Posada-Buitrago, M., Boore, J.L., Neelam, B.A., Stephens, R.M., Luster, D.G., Frederick, R.D., Pedley, K.F. 2008. Development of simple sequence repeat markers for the soybean rust fungus, Phakopsora pachyrhizi. Molecular Ecology Resources. 8:1310-1312.
First Report of Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi on soybean in Democratic Republic of Congo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ojiambo, P.S., Bandyopadhyay, R., Twizeyimana, M., Lema, A., Frederick, R.D., Pedley, K.F., Stone, C.L., Hartman, G.L. 2007. First Report of Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi on soybean in Democratic Republic of Congo. Plant Disease. 91(9):1204.
First Report of Soybean Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi in Ghana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bandyopadhyay, R., Ojiambo, P.S., Twizeyimana, M., Asafo-Adjei, B., Frederick, R.D., Pedley, K.F., Stone, C.L., Hartman, G.L. 2007. First Report of Soybean Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi in Ghana. Plant Disease. 91(8):1057.
Phenotypic and genetic variation among soybean rust isolates - (Abstract Only)
Anderson, S.J., Stone, C.L., Boore, J.L., Neelam, B.A., Stephens, R.M., Luster, D.G., Frederick, R.D., Pedley, K.F. 2007. Phenotypic and genetic variation among soybean rust isolates. Phytopathology. 97:S4
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