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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Dilip Lakshman
Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit
Research Plant Pathologist

Phone: (301) 504-6413
Fax: (301) 504-6491
Room 226
10300 BALTIMORE BLVD
BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705-2350

Projects
Alternative Disease Management Strategies for Soilborne Pathogens of Cucumber
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426126
Detection and Identification of Soil-borne Plant Pathogens and Mitigation of Soil-borne Diseases
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426725
Proteomic Investigation of a Soilborne Fungal Pathogen, Rhizoctonia solani
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 425456
IMPROVED PATHOGEN DETECTION AND MANAGEMENT OF BULB DISEASES
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 420200
GENOMIC AND FUNCTIONAL GENOMIC ANALYSIS OF FUNGAL PLANT PATHOGENS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421406

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Biology, genome organization and evolution of parvoviruses in marine shrimp - (Review Article)
Dhar, A.K., Robles-Sikisaka, R., Saksmerprome, V., Lakshman, D.K., Flegel, T.W. 2014. Biology, genome organization and evolution of parvoviruses in marine shrimp. Advances in Virus Research. 89:85-139.
DNA fingerprinting and anastomosis grouping reveal similar genetic diversity in Rhizoctonia species infecting turfgrasses in the transition zone of USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amaradasa, B., Horvath, B., Lakshman, D.K., Warnke, S.E. 2013. DNA fingerprinting and anastomosis grouping reveal similar genetic diversity in Rhizoctonia species infecting turfgrasses in the transition zone of USA. Mycologia. 105(5):1190-1201.
Lactoferrin derived resistance against plant pathogen in transgenic plants - (Proceedings)
Lakshman, D.K., Natarajan, S.S., Mitra, A. 2013. Lactoferrin derived resistance against plant pathogen in transgenic plants. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:11730-11735.
Analysis of soybean embryonic axis proteins by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Krishnan, H.B., Khan, F.H., Chen, X., Garrett, W.M., Lakshman, D.K. 2013. Analysis of soybean embryonic axis proteins by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry. Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 9:309-332.
Development of SCAR markers and UP-PCR cross-hybridization method for specific detection of four major subgroups of Rhizoctonia from infected turfgrasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amaradasa, B.S., Horvath, B.J., Lakshman, D.K. 2013. Development of SCAR markers and UP-PCR cross-hybridization method for specific detection of brow patch pathogens from infected turfgrass. Lecture. 106(1):163-172.
Genetic transformation of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. gladioli with Agrobacterium to study pathogenesis in Gladiolus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lakshman, D.K., Pandey, R., Kamo, K.K., Bauchan, G.R., Amitava, M. 2012. Genetic transformation of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. gladioli with Agrobacterium to study pathogenesis in Gladiolus. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 133:729-738.
Gene expression profiling of the plant pathogenic basidiomycetous fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG 4 reveals putative virulence factors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lakshman, D.K., Roberts, D.P., Alkharouf, N., Mitra, A., Natarajan, S.S. 2012. Gene expression profiling of the plant pathogenic basidiomycetous fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG 4 reveals putative virulence factors. Phytopathology. 104(5):1020-1035.
Effect of overexpressing rsmA from Pseudomonas aeruginosa on virulence of select phytotoxin-producing strains of P. syringae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kong, H., Roberts, D.P., Patterson, C.D., Kuehn, S., Heeb, S., Lakshman, D.K., Lydon, J. 2012. Effect of overexpressing rsmA from Pseudomonas aeruginosa on virulence of select phytotoxin-producing strains of P. syringae. Phytopathology. 102:575-587.
Transgenic expression of Lactoferrin imparts resistance to a soilborne fungal pathogen Rhizoctonia solani - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nguyen, T., Lakshman, D.K., Han, J., Mitra, A. 2011. Transgenic expression of Lactoferrin imparts resistance to a soilborne fungal pathogen Rhizoctonia solani. Journal of Plant Pathology. 2(1):1-8.
Assessment of the natural variation of low abundant metabolic proteins in soybean seeds using proteomics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Garrett, W.M., Lakshman, D.K., Bae, H. 2011. Assessment of the natural variation of low abundant metabolic proteins in soybean seeds using proteomics. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 21:30-37.
Identification of the core sequence elements in Penaeus stylirostris densovirus promoters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dhar, A., Kaizer, K., Betz, Y., Harvey, T., Lakshman, D.K. 2011. Identification of the core sequence elements in Penaeus stylirostris densovirus promoters. Virus Genes. 43:367-375.
Effect of clove oil on plant pathogenic bacteria and bacterial wilt of tomato and geranium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, Q., Lakshman, D.K. 2011. Effect of clove oil on plant pathogenic bacteria and bacterial wilt of tomato and geranium. Journal of Plant Pathology. 92(3):701-707.
Mutation of a degS homologue in Enterobacter cloacae decreases colonization and biological control of damping-off caused by Pythium ultimum on cucumber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roberts, D.P., Lohrke, S.M., Mckenna, L.F., Lakshman, D.K., Kong, H.N., Lydon, J. 2011. Mutation of a degS homologue in Enterobacter cloacae decreases colonization and biological control of damping-off caused by Pythium ultimum on cucumber. Microbiology. 101:271-280.
Microarray Data Analysis Using Machine Learning Methods - (Book / Chapter)
Ressom, H., Lakshman, D.K., Yun, S., Pramanik, S.K., Reyes, B. 2010. Microarray data analysis using machine learning methods. In: Nag, A., editor. Biosystems Engineering. India: Prentice Hall of India Learning Private Limited. p. 1-32.
Transcriptional analysis of Penaeus stylirostris densovirus genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dhar, A.K., Kaizer, K.N., Lakshman, D.K. 2010. Transcriptional analysis of Penaeus stylirostris densovirus genes. Virology. 402:112-120.
Characterization of the Taura syndrome virus isolate originating from the 2004 Texas Epizootic in cultured shrimp Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dhar, A.K., Lakshman, D.K., Amundsen, K., Robles-Sikisaka, R., Kaiser, K., Roy, S., Hasson, K.W., Allnutt, F.C.T. 2010. Characterization of the Taura Syndrome virus isolate originating from the 2004 Texas epizoonatic in cultured shrimps. Archives of Virology. 155:315-327.
Agricultural Genomics - (Book / Chapter)
de los Reyes, B.G., Lakshman, D.K., Yun, S.J., Ressom, H. 2009. Agricultural Genomics. In: Nag, A., editor. Textbook of Agricultural Biotechnology. India: Prentice Hall of India Learning Private Limited. p. 55-88.
Optimized protein extraction methods for proteomic analysis of Rhizoctonia solani Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lakshman, D.K., Natarajan, S.S., Garrett, W.M., Lakshman, S., Dhar, A.K. 2008. Optimized protein extraction methods for proteomic analysis of Rhizoctonia solani. Mycologia. 100:867-875.
Phytotoxicity of Clove Oil to Vegetable Crop Seedlings and Nematotoxicity to Root-knot Nematodes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meyer, S.L.F., Lakshman, D.K., Zasada, I.A., Vinyard, B.T., Chitwood, D.J. 2008. Phytotoxicity of clove oil to vegetable crop seedlings and nematotoxicity to Root-knot Nematodes. HortTechnology. 18:631-638.
Evidence that a DEGS homologue in Enterobacter clocae is important for colonization and disease suppression on cucumber - (Abstract Only)
Roberts, D.P., Lohrke, S.M., Mckenna, L.F., Lakshman, D.K. 2008. Evidence that a DEGS homologue in Enterobacter clocae is important for colonization and disease suppression on cucumber [abstract]. Microbial Ecology International Symposium.
Isolation and Partial Characterization of Bacillus Subtilis Me488 for Suppression of Soilborne Pathogens of Cucumber and Pepper - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chung, S., Kong, H., Buyer, J.S., Lakshman, D.K., Lydon, J., Kim, S., Roberts, D.P. 2008. Isolation and partial characterization of bacillus subtilis me488 for suppression of soilborne pathogens of cucumber and pepper. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 80(1):115-23.
Clove oil and fungus compounds: Can nematode suppression be achieved without phytotoxicity? - (Abstract Only)
Meyer, S.L., Lakshman, D.K., Zasada, I.A., Vinyard, B.T., Chitwood, D.J., Shemshura, O.N., Bekmakhanova, N.E., Mazunina, M.N., Yeskalieva, B.K., Masler, E.P. 2007. Clove oil and fungus compounds: Can nematode suppression be achieved without phytotoxicity [abstract]? Journal of Nematology. 39:92.
Dose-response effects of clove oil from Syzygium aromaticum on the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meyer, S.L., Lakshman, D.K., Zasada, I.A., Vinyard, B.T., Chitwood, D.J. 2008. Dose-response effects of clove oil from Syzygium aromaticum on the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita. Pest Management Science. 64:223-229.
Mutation in a Degs Homologue in Enterobacter Cloacae Results in Decreased Seedling and Root Colonization by This Bacterium - (Abstract Only)
Roberts, D.P., Lohrke, S.M., Lakshman, D.K., Mckenna, L.F. 2007. Mutation in a degs homologue in enterobacter cloacae results in decreased seedling and root colonization by this bacterium [abstract]. International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions.
Suppression of Damping-off of Cucumber Caused by Pythium Ultimum with Live Cells and Extracts of Serratia Marcescens N4-5 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roberts, D.P., Mckenna, L.F., Lakshman, D.K., Meyer, S.L., Kong, H.N., De Souza, J.T., Lydon, J., Baker, C.J., Buyer, J.S., Chung, S. 2007. Suppression of damping-off of cucumber caused by pythium ultimum with live cells and extracts of serratia marcescens n4-5. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39:2275-2288.
Putative Promoters Isolated From Infectious Hypodermal and Hematopoietic Necrosis Virus of Shrimp Drive Expression of a Reporter Gene in Bacteria, Insect Cells, Fish Cells, and Shrimp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dhar, A.K., Lakshman, D.K., Natarajan, Allnutt, F.C.T. and van Beek, N.A.M. 2007. Functional characterization of putative promotor elements from infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) in shrimp and in insect and fish cell lines. Virus Research. 127(1):1-8.
Plantago Lanceolata and Plantago Rugelii Extracts Are Toxic to Meloidogyne Incognita But Not to Certain Microbes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meyer, S.L., Zasada, I.A., Roberts, D.P., Vinyard, B.T., Lakshman, D.K., Lee, J., Chitwood, D.J., Carta, L.K. 2006. Plantago lanceolata and plantago rugelii extracts are toxic to meloidogyne incognita but not to certain microbes. Journal of Nematology 38(3):333-338.
Plant-Derived Compounds Active Against Meloidogyne Incognita - (Abstract Only)
Meyer, S.L., Zasada, I.A., Roberts, D.P., Vinyard, B.T., Lakshman, D.K., Lee, J.K., Chitwood, D.J., Carta, L.K. 2006. Plant-derived compounds active against meloidogyne incognita [abstract]. Journal of Nematology. 38:283.
Double-Stranded Rna-Mediated Hypovirulence of Rhizoctonia Solani - (Popular Publication)
Lakshman, D. 2006. Double-stranded RNA-mediated hypovirulence of Rhizoctonia solani. Association for Advancement in plant protection Newsletter (India). 1:1-3.
Characterization of the Arom Gene in Rhizoctonia Solani, and Transcription Patterns under Stable and Induced Hypovirulence Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lakshman, D.K., Liu, C., Mishra, P.K., and Tavantzis, S.M. 2006. Characterization of the arom gene in Rhizoctonia solani, and transcription patterns under stable and induced hypovirulence conditions. Current Genetics. 49:166-177.
Screening and Characterization of Streptomyces Isolates for Biocontrol of Rhizoctonia Solani and Other Plant Pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Lakshman, D.K., and Wanner, L.A. 2006. Screening and characterization of streptomyces isolates for biocontrol of Rhizoctonia solani and other plant pathogens. Phytopathology. 96:S63.
Characterization and Substrate Induced Transcriptional Regulation of the Pentafunctional Arom Gene of Rhizoctonia Solani - (Abstract Only)
Lakshman, D.K., Liu, C., Mishra, P.K., Tavantzis, S.M. 2005. Characterization and substrate induced transcriptional regulation of the pentafunctional arom gene of Rhizoctonia solani. Phytopathology. 95:56.
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