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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Kristi D Bottner
Molecular Plant Pathology
Microbiologist

Phone: (301) 504-6024
Fax: (301) 504-5449
Room 224
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 004 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705-0000


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Characterization and molecular differentiation of 16SrI-E and 16SrIX-E phytoplasmas associated with blueberry stunt disease in New Jersey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bagadia, P.G., Polashock, J.J., Bottner-Parker, K.D., Zhao, Y., Davis, R.E., Lee, I. 2013. Characterization and molecular differentiation of 16SrI-E and 16SrIX-E phytoplasmas associated with blueberry stunt disease in New Jersey. Molecular and Cellular Probes. 27:90-97.
Differentiation and classification of phytoplasmas in the pigeon pea witches'-broom group (16SrIX): an update based on multiple gene sequence analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Bottner-Parker, K.D., Zhao, Y., Bertaccini, A., Davis, R.E. 2012. Differentiation and classification of phytoplasmas in the pigeon pea witches'-broom group (16SrIX): an update based on multiple gene sequence analysis. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 62:2279-2285.
"Candidatus phytoplasma costaricanum" a new phytoplasma associated with a newly emerging disease in soybean in Costa Rica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Bottner-Parker, K.D., Zhao, Y., Villalobos, W., Loreira, L. 2011. "Candidatus phytoplasma costaricanum" a new phytoplasma associated with a newly emerging disease in soybean in Costa Rica. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 61:2822-2826.
Onion is a host for two phytoplasma lineages, subgroups 16SrI-A and 16SrI-L, in Lithuania: a HinfI site revealed a SNP marking divergent branches of evolution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jomantiene, R., Davis, R.E., Lee, I., Zhao, Y., Bottner-Parker, K.D., Valiunas, D., Petkauskaite, R. 2010. Onion is a host for two phytoplasma lineages, subgroups 16SrI-A and 16SrI-L, in Lithuania: a HinfI site revealed a SNP marking divergent branches of evolution. Journal of Plant Pathology. 92:461-470.
Phylogenetic analysis and delineation of phytoplasmas based on the secY gene Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Bottner-Parker, K.D., Zhao, Y., Davis, R.E., Harrison, N. 2010. Phylogenetic analysis and delineation of phytoplasmas based on the secY gene. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 60:2887-2897.
An emerging potato purple top disease caused by a new 16SrIII group phytoplasma in Montana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Bottner, K.D., Sun, M. 2009. An emerging potato purple top disease caused by a new 16SrIII group phytoplasma in Montana. Plant Disease. 93:574-583.
Identification of Phytoplasma Species Associated With Potato Diseases in Russia - (Proceedings)
Girsova, N., Bottner, K.D., Mozhaeva, K.A., Kastalyeva, T.B., Owens, R.A., Lee, I. 2008. Identification of Phytoplasma Species Associated With Potato Diseases in Russia. International Symposium on Crop Protection. vol. 73(2). pp. 331-333.
Molecular detection and identification of group 16SrI and 16SrXII phytoplasmas associated with diseased potatoes in Russia - (Research Notes)
Girsova, N., Bottner, K.D., Mozhaeva, K.A., Kastalyeva, T.B., Owens, R.A., Lee, I. 2008. Molecular detection and identification of group 16SrI and 16SrXII phytoplasmas associated with diseased potatoes in Russia. Plant Disease. 92:654.
First report of purple coneflower phyllody associated with a 16SrI-B phytoplasma in Maryland - (Research Notes)
Lee, I., Bottner, K.D., Dally, E.L., Davis, R.E. 2008. First report of purple coneflower phyllody associated with a 16SrI-B phytoplasma in Maryland. Plant Disease. 92:654.
First report of Yucca phyllody associated with 16SrI-A phytoplasmas in the U.S. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Bottner, K.D., Black, M.C. 2007. First report of Yucca phyllody associated with 16SrI-A phytoplasmas in the U.S. Plant Disease. 91:467.
"candidatus Phytoplasma Americanum", a Phytoplasma Associated with a Potato Purple Top Wilt Disease Complex - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Bottner, K.D., Secor, G., Rivera-Varas, V. 2006. "Candidatus Phytoplasma americanum", a phytoplasma associated with a potato purple top wilt disease complex. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 56:1593-1597.
Carrot Purple Leaf: a New Carrot Disease Associated with Spiroplasma Citri and Phytoplasmas in Washington - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Bottner, K.D., Munyaneza, J.E., Davis, R.E., Crosslin, J., Du Toit, L., Crosby, T. 2006. Carrot purple leaf: a new carrot disease associated with spiroplasma citri and phytoplasmas in Washington State. Plant Disease.90-989-993.
First Report of a Defect of Processing Potatoes in Texas and Nebraska Associated with a New Phytoplasma - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Secor, G.A., Lee, I., Bottner, K.D., Rivera-Varas, V., Gudmestad, N.C. 2006. First report of a defect of processing potatoes in texas and nebraska associated with a new phytoplasma. Plant Disease. 90:377.
Carrot Purple Leaf: a New Carrot Disease Associated with Spiroplasma Citri and Phytoplasmas in Washington - (Abstract Only)
Lee, I., Bottner, K.D., Munyaneza, J.E., Davis, R.E., Crosslin, J., Du Toit, L., Crosby, T. 2005. Carrot purple leaf: a new carrot disease associated with Spiroplasma citri and phytoplasmas in Washington. Phytopathology. 95:S57.
Identification of Insertion Sequence (Is)-Like Elements Associated with Aster Yellows Group Phytoplasma Strains - (Abstract Only)
Lee, I., Zhao, Y., Bottner, K.D. 2004. Identification of insertion sequence (is)-like elements associated with aster yellows group phytoplasma strains. International Organization for Mycoplasmology. p. 65.
Phylogenetic Analysis and Classification of Aster Yellows Group (16 Sr I) Phytoplasmas Based on Secy Gene Sequences - (Abstract Only)
Lee, I., Zhao, Y., Bottner, K.D. 2004. Phylogenetic analysis and classification of aster yellows group(16 sr i) phytoplasmas based on secy gene sequences. International Organization for Mycoplasmology. p. 126-127
Closely Related But Distinct Phytoplasmas Associated with Potato Purple Top and Potato Witches'-Broom Diseases in the U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Lee, I., Bottner, K.D., Munyaneza, J.E., Campbell, W.L., Secor, G.A., Gudmestad, N.C. 2004. Closely related but distinct phytoplasmas associated with potato purple top and potato witches'-broom diseases in the U.S.. American Phytopathological Society. 94 (6) (Supplement):S58.
Clover Proliferation Group (16srvi), Subgroup a (16srvi-A) Phytoplasma Is Probable Causal Agent of Potato Purple Top Disease in Washington and Oregon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Bottner, K.D., Munyaneza, J.E., Secor, G.A., Gudmestad, N.C. 2004. Clover proliferation group (16srvi), subgroup a (16srvi-a) phytoplasma is probable causal agent of potato purple top disease in washington and oregon. Plant Disease. 88:429.
Clover Proliferation Group (16srvi), Subgroup a (16srvi-A) Phytoplasma Is Probable Causal Agent of Dry Bean Phyllody Disease in Washington - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Bottner, K.D., Miklas, P.N., Pastor Corrales, M.A. 2004. Clover proliferation group (16srvi), subgroup a (16srvi-a) phytoplasma is probable causal agent of dry bean phyllody disease in washington. Plant Disease. 88:429.
'candidatus Phytoplasma Asteris', a New Phytoplasma Taxon Associated with Aster Yellows and Related Diseases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Gundersen, D.E., Davis, R.E., Bottner, K.D., Marcone, C., Seemuller, E. 2004. 'Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris', a new phytoplasma taxon associated with aster yellows and related diseases. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 54:1037-1048.
Identification of Insertion Sequence (Is)-Like Elements in Aster Yellow Group Phytoplasmas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Zhao, Y., Bottner, K.D. 2005. Identification of insertion sequence (IS)-like elements in aster yellow group phytoplasmas. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol: 54:337-347.
Ecological Aspects of Phytoplasmas Involved in An Aster Yellows Epidemic in Various Crops in Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Martini, M., Bottner, K.D., Dane, R.A., Black, M.C., Troxclair, N. 2003. Ecological aspects of phytoplasmas involved in an aster yellows epidemic in various crops in texas. Phytopathology. 99(11):1368-1377.
A New Member of the Clover Proliferation Phytoplasma Group (16srvi) Associated with An Elm Yellows in Illinois - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Sep-02)
A New Member of the Clover Proliferation Phytoplasma Group Associated with Elm Yellows in Illinois - (Abstract Only) - (10-May-02)
Identities and Ecological Aspects of Phytoplasmas Associated with An Aster Yellows Epidemic in Variable Vegetable Crops in Texas - (Abstract Only) - (10-Mar-02)
First Report of a Subgroup 16sri-B Phytoplasma Infecting Chayote [sechium Edule (JACQ.) Swartz] and Two Other Cucurbits in Costa Rica - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Jan-02)
Last Modified: 4/16/2014
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