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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Melinda A Miller Butler
Southern Horticultural Research
Biological Science Lab Technician
melinda.butler@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (601) 403-8786
Fax: (601) 795-4965

819 HWY 26 WEST
POPLARVILLE, MS, 39470-0287


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effect of nitrogen fertilization and fungicides on Botryosphaeria stem blight lesion development on detached blueberry stems - (Abstract Only)
Smith, B.J. and Miller-Butler, M.A. 2016. Effect of nitrogen fertilization and fungicides on Botryosphaeria stem blight lesion development on detached stems. Abstract Book XI International Vaccinium Symposium, University of Florida Gainesville, FL. Page 179
Effects of Phytophthora cinnamomi isolate, inoculum delivery method, flood, and drought on vigor, disease severity and mortality of blueberry plants - (Abstract Only)
Smith, B.J. and Miller-Butler, M.A., Curry, K.J., Sakhanokho, H. F. 2016. Effects of Phytophthora cinnamomi isolate, inoculum delivery method, flood, and drought on vigor, disease severity and mortality of blueberry plants. Abstract Book XI International Vaccinium Symposium, University of Florida Gainesville, FL. Page 180.
Botryosphaeria Stem Blight on Blueberries: Effect of Vaccinium Cultivar, Botryosphaeriaceae Species and Temperature - (Abstract Only)
Smith, B.J. and Miller-Butler, M.A. 2016. Botryosphaeria stem blight on blueberries: effect of Vaccinium cultivar, Botryosphaeriaceae species and temperature. Abstract Book XI International Vaccinium Symposium, University of Florida Gainesville, FL. Page 177.
Effect of cultural practices and fungicide treatments on the severity of Phytophthora root rot of blueberries grown in Mississippi - (Abstract Only)
Miller-Butler, M., Smith, B.J. 2016. Effect of cultural practices and fungicide treatments on the severity of Phytophthora root rot of blueberries grown in Mississippi. Abstract Book XI International Vaccinium Symposium, University of Florida Gainesville, FL. Page 178.
Screening strawberry plants for anthracnose disease resistance using traditional and molecular techniques - (Abstract Only)
. M. A. Miller-Butler, K. J. Curry, B. R. Kreiser, & B. J. Smith. 2016. Screening Strawberry Plants for Anthracnose Disease Resistance Using Traditional and Molecular Techniques. Journal of Mississippi Academy of Sciences. 61:1, 24-25.
Efficacy of Fungicides for Control of Rosette and Post-harvest Fruit Diseases of Blackberries - (Abstract Only)
2015 Smith, B.J., Miller Butler, M.A. 2015. Efficacy of Fungicides for Control of Rosette and Post-harvest Fruit Diseases of Blackberries. Eleventh International Rubus Ribes Symposium Program. p. 28.
Evaluation of Blackberry Cultivars Adapted to the Southeastern United States for Rosette and Post-Harvest Fruit Diseases - (Abstract Only)
2015 Smith, B.J., Miller Butler, M.A. 2015. Evaluation of Blackberry Cultivars Adapted to the Southeastern United States for Rosette and Post-Harvest Fruit Diseases. Eleventh International Rubus Ribes Symposium Program, p. 29.
Screening for anthracnose disease resistance in strawberry using a detached leaf assay - (Abstract Only)
Miller Butler, M.A., Curry, K.J., Kreiser, B.R., Smith, B.J., Blythe, E.K. 2015. Screening for anthracnose disease resistance in strawberry using a detached leaf assay. North American Strawberry Conference Abstracts. p. 19.
Mortality of container-grown blueberry plants inoculated with Phytophthora cinnamomi Rands - (Abstract Only)
Smith, B.J., Miller Butler, M.A., Curry, K.J. 2015. Mortality of container-grown blueberry plants inoculated with Phytophthora cinnamomi Rands. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Proceedings. 60:43.
Screening strawberry (Fragria x ananassa) germplasm for anthracnose disease resistance using traditional techniques and molecular makers - (Abstract Only)
Miller Butler, M.A., Curry, K.J., Kreiser, B., Smith, B.J. 2013. Screening strawberry (Fragria x ananassa) germplasm for anthracnose disease resistance using traditional techniques and molecular makers. Phytopathology. 103(Supp.2):97.http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-103-6-S2.1
Comparisons of electronic and visual ratings of strawberry leaves inoculated with two colletotrichum species - (Abstract Only)
Miller Butler, M.A., Curry, K., Kreiser, B., Smith, B.J. 2013. Comparisons of electronic and visual ratings of strawberry leaves inoculated with two colletotrichum species. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Proceedings. 58:29-30.
Visual and electronic comparisons of detached strawberry leaves inoculated with two Colletotrichum species - (Abstract Only)
Miller Butler, M.A., Curry, K.J., Kreiser, B.R., Smith, B.J. 2012. Visual and electronic comparisons of detached strawberry leaves inoculated with two Colletotrichum species. Phytopathology. 102:S2.8.
Botryosphaeria stem blight of southern blueberries: effect of temperature on infection and lesion development - (Abstract Only)
Smith, B.J., Miller Butler, M.A. 2012. Botryosphaeria stem blight of southern blueberries: effect of temperature on infection and lesion development. Phytopathology. 102:S4.111.
Comparison of visual and electronic evaluations of detached strawberry leaves inoculated with colletotrichum species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller Butler, M.A., Curry, K.J., Kreiser, B.R., Smith, B.J. 2012. Comparison of visual and electronic evaluations of detached strawberry leaves inoculated with colletotrichum species. International Journal of Fruit Science. 13:114-125.
Survey of Blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) Problems in the Gulf South - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller Butler, M.A., Curry, K.J., Smith, B.J., Braswell, J. 2009. Survey of Blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) Problems in the Gulf South. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 810:369-378.
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