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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Leslie Wanner

Research Plant Pathologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Elkton: A new potato variety with resistance to internal heat necrosis and suitable for chipping directly from the field in the southern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Sep-13)
In search of better management of potato common scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dees, M.W., Wanner, L.A. 2012. In search of better management of potato common scab. Potato Research. 55:249-268.
Detection and prediction of post harvest carrot diseases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hermansen, A., Naerstad, R., Wanner, L.A., Klemsdal, S. 2011. Detection and prediction of post harvest carrot diseases. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 133:211-228.
Multiplex real-time PCR (TaqMan) assay for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of potato powdery and common scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qu, X., Wanner, L.A., Christ, B. 2011. Multiplex real-time PCR (TaqMan) assay for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of potato powdery and common scab. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 110:769-777.
The search for integrated management of common scab - (Trade Journal)
Wanner, L.A. 2010. The search for integrated management of common scab. Potato Progress. X:13.
Introduction to 2009 Symposium on Alternative Methods of Controlling Pests and Diseases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanner, L.A. 2010. Introduction to 2009 Symposium on Alternative Methods of Controlling Pests and Diseases. American Journal of Potato Research. 87:399-400.
Common scab trials of potato varieties and advanced selections at three U.S. locations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Haynes, K.G., Wanner, L.A., Thill, C.A., Bradeen, J.M., Miller, J., Novy, R.G., Whitworth, J.L., Corsini, D.L., Vinyard, B.T. 2010. Common Scab Trials of Potato Varieties and Advanced Selections at Three U.S. Locations. American Journal of Potato Research. 86:261-276.
First report of Oidiopsis taurica causing powdery mildew outbreak on pepper in Maryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, R.W., Stommel, J.R., Wanner, L.A. 2009. First report of Oidiopsis taurica causing powdery mildew outbreak on pepper in Maryland. Plant Disease. 93:1222.
Caught in the act: a field gone suppressive for common scab? - (Abstract Only)
Wanner, L.A., Haynes, K.G. 2009. Caught in the act: a field gone suppressive for common scab? Phytopathology. 99:S138
Local and regional diversity in Streptomyces species causing common scab in North America - (Abstract Only)
Wanner, L.A. 2010. Local and regional diversity in Streptomyces species causing common scab in North America. American Journal of Potato Research. 87:126.
Results of the 2007 National Common Scab Trials of potato varieties and advanced selections - (Proceedings)
Haynes, K.G., Wanner, L.A., Thill, C.A., Bradeen, J.M., Miller, J., Novy, R.G., Whitworth, J.L. 2010. Results of the 2007 National Common Scab Trials of potato varieties and advanced selections. American Journal of Potato Research. 87:126.
Aggressiveness of Streptomyces on four potato cultivars and implications for common scab resistance breeding Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanner, L.A., Haynes, K.G. 2009. Aggressiveness of Streptomyces on four potato cultivars and implications for common scab resistance breeding. American Journal of Potato Research. 86:335-346.
A patchwork of Streptomyces species isolated from potato common scab lesions in North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanner, L.A. 2009. A patchwork of Streptomyces species isolated from potato common scab lesions in North America. American Journal of Potato Research. 86:247-265.
Greenhouse and Field Nursery Evaluation for Potato Common Scab Tolerance in a Tetraploid Population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Driscoll, J., Coombs, J., Hammerschmidt, R., Kirk, W., Wanner, L.A., Douches, D. 2009. Greenhouse and Field Nursery Evaluation for Potato Common Scab Tolerance in a Tetraploid Population. American Journal of Potato Research. 86:96-101.
Streptomyces scabies populations in a single field are not clonal and shift from year to year - (Abstract Only)
Wanner, L.A. 2008. Streptomyces scabies populations in a single field are not clonal and shift from year to year. Meeting Abstract. Phytopathology 98:S167
Comparison of Different Assessment Methods for Common Scab from the National Common Scab Trials - (Abstract Only)
Wanner, L.A., Haynes, K.G., Thill, C.A., Bradeen, J., Novy, R.G., Whitworth, J. 2009. Comparison of Different Assessment Methods for Common Scab from the National Common Scab Trials. Meeting Abstract. American Journal of Potato Research 86:161-162
Regional variation in pathogenic Streptomyces species has implications for common scab resistance breeding - (Abstract Only)
Wanner, L.A., Haynes, K.G. 2009. Regional variation in pathogenic Streptomyces species has implications for common scab resistance breeding. Meeting Abstract. American Journal of Potato Research 86:161
Using the TxtAB Operon to Quantify Pathogenic Streptomyces in Potato Tubers and Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qu, X., Wanner, L.A., Christ, B.J. 2008. Using the TxtAB Operon to Quantify Pathogenic Streptomyces in Potato Tubers and Soil. Phytopathology. 98:405-412.
PCR based identification of Pythium spp. causing cavity spot in carrots and sensitive detection in soil samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klemsdal, S., Herrero, M., Wanner, L.A., Lund, G., Hermansen, A. 2007. Pcr based identification of pythium spp. causing cavity spot in carrots and sensitive detection in soil samples . Plant Pathology. 57: 877-886
Population studies of Streptomyces in dedicated common scab fields. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanner, L.A. 2007. Population studies of Streptomyces in dedicated common scab fields. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 53(9):1062-1075.
Altered ratios of pathogenic to non-pathogenic Streptomyces associated with lesion type and plant susceptibility to common scab - (Abstract Only)
Wanner, L.A. 2008. Altered ratios of pathogenic to non-pathogenic Streptomyces associated with lesion type and plant susceptibility to common scab. American Journal of Potato Research. 85(1):33.
Single common scab-causing Streptomyces species characterize individual potato fields - (Abstract Only)
Wanner, L.A. 2008. Single common scab-causing Streptomyces species characterize individual potato fields. American Journal of Potato Research. 85(1):32.
Distribution of scab-causing Streptomyces species in potato-growing regions in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Wanner, L.A. 2007. Distribution of scab-causing Streptomyces species in potato-growing regions in the United States. Meeting Abstract.
A New Strain of Streptomyces Causing Potato Common Scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanner, L.A. 2007. A new strain of streptomyces causing potato common scab. Plant Disease. 91:352-359.
A Survey of Genetic Variation in Streptomyces Isolates Causing Potato Common Scab in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanner, L.A. 2006. A survey of genetic variation in streptomyces isolates causing potato common scab in the united states. Phytopathology. 96(12):1363-1371.
Isolates of Microdochium Nivale and M. Majus Differentiated by Pathogenicity on Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium Perenne L.) and in Vitro Growth at Low Temperature - (Trade Journal)
Hofgaard, I.S., Wanner, L.A., Hageskal, G., Henriksen, B., Klemsdal, S.S., Tronsmo, A.M. 2006. Isolates of microdochium nivale and m. majus differentiated by pathogenicity on perennial ryegrass (lolium perenne l.) and in vitro growth at low temperature. Journal of Phytopathology. Volume 154, Issue 5: 267-274.
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.
The Effect of Age and Cold Hardening on Resistance to Pink Snow Mould (Microdochium Nivale) in Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium Perenne L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hofgaard, I.S., Wanner, L.A., Tronsmo, A.M. 2006. The effect of age and cold hardening on resistance to pink snow mould (microdochium nivale) in perennial ryegrass (lolium perenne l.) Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Plant Soil Science, Volume 56, (Number 4): 315 – 323.
Common Scab Trials of Potato Varieties and Advanced Selections in 2003 - (Abstract Only)
Haynes, K.G., Wanner, L.A., Thill, C.A., Novy, R.G., Whitworth, J.L. 2006. Common scab trials of potato varieties and advanced selections in 2003. [abstract]. Amer. J. Potato Res. 83:113.
Phytophthora Infestans on Solanum Sarrachoides in Northeastern Maine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Deahl, K.L., Jones, R.W., Wanner, L.A., Plant, A. 2005. Phytophthora Infestans on Solanum Sarrachoides in Northeastern Maine. Plant Disease. 89:435.
The Effect of Chitosan and Bion on Resistance to Pink Snow Mould in Perennial Ryegrass and Winter Wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Journal of Phytopathology 153:108-119 (2005)
Field Isolates of Streptomyces Differ in Pathogenicity and Virulence on Radish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanner, L.A. 2004. Field Isolates of Streptomyces differ in pathogenicity and virulence on radish. Plant Disease. 88:785-796.
National Common Scab Trial of Potato Varieties and Advanced Selections in 2002 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Haynes, K.G., Wanner, L.A., Thill, C.A., Miller, J., Novy, R.G., Corsini, D.L. 2005. National common scab trial of potato varieties and advanced selections in 2002. Am. J. Potato Res. 87:72-73 (Abstract).
Molecular and Pathogenic Variation in Streptomycetes Causing Potato Or Radish Scab - (Abstract Only)
Wanner, L.A. 2003. Molecular and pathogenic variation in streptomycetes causing potato or radish scab [abstract and talk]. 20th annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Plant Molecular Biology Society, Beltsville, MD 8-9 Aug 2003.
Molecular and Pathogenic Variation in Streptomycetes Causing Common Scab - (Abstract Only)
Wanner, L.A. 2003. Molecular and pathogenic variation in streptomycetes causing common scab [abstract and talk]. Phytopathology 93 (6):S89 Supplement
Molecular and Pathogenic Variation in Streptomycetes Causing Potato Or Radish Scab - (Abstract Only)
Wanner, L.A. 2003. Molecular and pathogenic variation in streptomycetes causing potato or radish scab [poster] 8th International Congress of Plant Pathology, Christchurch, NZ, 2-7 Feb. 2003
Last Modified: 11/6/2013
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