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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

WILLIAM TURECHEK

Research Plant Pathologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Fruit age and development of Phytophthora fruit rot on resistant and susceptible watermelon lines - (Proceedings) - (27-Jun-14)
Detection of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting the cucurbit weed Cucumis melo var. dudaim in Florida Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tantiwanich, Y., Baker, C.A., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Detection of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting the cucurbit weed Cucumis melo var. dudaim in Florida. Plant Health Progress. 15:29-30.
Spatial And Temporal Analysis Of Multiple Whitefly Transmitted Virus Infections In Watermelon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Spatial And Temporal Analysis Of Multiple Whitefly Transmitted Virus Infections In Watermelon. Plant Disease. 98:1024-1165.
Phytophthora fruit rot-resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR, and USVL020-PFR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Ling, K., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W. 2014. Phytophthora fruit rot-resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR, and USVL020-PFR. HortScience. 49:101-104.
Further Insights Into The Epidemiology And Monitoring Practices Of Tomato Viruses - (Proceedings)
Turechek, W., Kim, J., Webster, C.G., Russo, J., Mellinger, H.C. 2013. Further Insights Into The Epidemiology And Monitoring Practices Of Tomato Viruses. Tomato Institute. Proceedings.
The Use of Latent Class Analysis to Estimate the Sensitivities and Specificities of Diagnostic Tests for Squash vein yellowing virus in Cucurbit Species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Webster, C.G., Duan, J., Roberts, P., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2013. The Use of Latent Class Analysis to Estimate the Sensitivities and Specificities of Diagnostic Tests for Squash vein yellowing virus in Cucurbit Species. Phytopathology. 103(12):1243-1251.
Considerations of scale in the analysis of spatial pattern of plant disease epidemics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Mcroberts, N. 2013. Considerations of scale in the analysis of spatial pattern of plant disease epidemics. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 51: 453-472.
Squash vein yellowing virus infection of vining cucurbits and the vine decline response Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Turechek, W., Webb, S.E., Roberts, P.D., Adkins, S.T. 2013. Squash vein yellowing virus infection of vining cucurbits and the vine decline response. Plant Disease. doi:10.1094/PDIS-01-13-0076-RE.
Physiological effects of Squash vein yellowing virus infection on watermelon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adkins, S.T., Mccollum, T.G., Albano, J.P., Kousik, C.S., Baker, C.A., Webster, C.G., Roberts, P.D., Webb, S.E., Turechek, W. 2013. Physiological effects of Squash vein yellowing virus infection on watermelon. Plant Disease. doi:10.1094/PDIS-01-13-0075-RE.
392291-Vdr, a Watermelon Germplasm Line with Resistance to Squash Vein Yellowing Virus (Sqvyv)-Caused Watermelon Vine Decline (Wvd) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Webster, C.G., Roberts, P. 2012. 392291-VDR, a watermelon germplasm line with resistance to Squash vein yellowing virus (SqVYV)-caused watermelon vine decline (WVD). HortScience. 47(12):1805-1807.
Spatial Distribution of Crown Gall in a Commercial Nursery of Weeping Fig Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W. 2012. Spatial Distribution of Crown Gall in a Commercial Nursery of Weeping Fig. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/php-2012-1126-01-rs.
Groundnut ringspot virus and tomato spotted wilt virus – Tospoviruses in Florida - (Proceedings)
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Mellinger, H.C., Frantz, G., Turechek, W., Mcavoy, E., Reitz, S.R., Funderburk, J. 2012. Groundnut ringspot virus and tomato spotted wilt virus – Tospoviruses in Florida. Tomato Institute. PRO 528:26-27.
Effect of SqVYV-resistant pollenizers on development and spread of watermelon vine decline in seedless watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2012. Effect of SqVYV-resistant pollenizers on development and spread of watermelon vine decline in seedless watermelon. Phytopathology. 102:54-65.
Association of spring pruning practices with severity of powdery 1 mildew and downy mildew on hop - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Apr-12)
Use of latent class analysis to estimate the sensitivities and specificities of diagnostic tests for Squash vein yellowing virus in cucurbits - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W., Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2012. Use of latent class analysis to estimate the sensitivities and specificities of diagnostic tests for Squash vein yellowing virus in cucurbits. Phytopathology. 10:S4.122.
Virus movement within grafted watermelon plants - (Abstract Only)
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R., Ling, K., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T. 2012. Virus movement within grafted watermelon plants. American Phytopathology Society. 102:S4.133.
Evaluation of virus resistant rootstocks to manage watermelon vine decline and diseases caused by other potyviruses Reprint Icon - (Popular Publication)
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Hassell, R., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S. 2012. Evaluation of virus resistant rootstocks to manage watermelon vine decline and diseases caused by other potyviruses. Vineline Magazine. Fall:41.
Progress and Challenges in Managing Watermelon Vine Decline caused by whitefly transmitted Squash Vein Yellowing Virus (SqVYV) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Webster, C.G., Webb, S.E., Baker, C.A., Stansly, P.A., Roberts, P.D. 2013. Progress and Challenges in Managing Watermelon Vine Decline caused by whitefly transmitted Squash Vein Yellowing Virus (SqVYV). Israel Journal of Plant Science. 60(4):435-445.
Investigating alternative strategies for managing bacterial angular leaf spot in strawberry nursery production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Wang, S., Tiwari, G., Peres, N. 2012. Investigating alternative strategies for managing bacterial angular leaf spot in strawberry nursery production. International Journal of Fruit Science. 60: 435-445.
Outbreak of powdery mildew on watermelon fruit caused by podosphera xanthii in southwest Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Donahoo, R.S., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Roberts, P.D. 2011. Outbreak of powdery mildew on watermelon fruit caused by podosphera xanthii in southwest Florida. Plant Disease. 95:1586.
Comments Regarding the Binary Power Law for Heterogeneity of Disease Incidence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Madden, L.V., Gent, D.H., Xu, X.M. 2011. Comments Regarding the Binary Power Law for Heterogeneity of Disease Incidence. Phytopathology. 101:1396-1407.
Tracking disease and insect pests using Smartphone technology: a new approach for regional (and local) pest management - (Proceedings)
Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Mellinger, H.C., Frantz, G., Lucas, L. 2011. Tracking disease and insect pests using Smartphone technology: a new approach for regional (and local) pest management. Tomato Institute. Florida Tomato Institute Proceedings (PRO 527) pg. 15-16.
Expansion of Groundnut ringspot virus host and geographic ranges in solanaceous vegetables in peninsular Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Mellinger, C.H., Frantz, G., Roe, N., Yonce, H., Vallad, G.E., Adkins, S.T. 2011. Expansion of Groundnut ringspot virus host and geographic ranges in solanaceous vegetables in peninsular Florida. Plant Health Progress. DOI: 10.1094/PHP-2011-0725-01-BR.
Ecology and management of whitefly-transmitted vegetable viruses in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Webb, S.E., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Turechek, W. 2011. Ecology and management of whitefly-transmitted vegetable viruses in Florida. Virus Research. 159:110-114.
Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus detected in pigweed in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Roberts, P., Rosskopf, E.N., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T. 2011. Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus detected in pigweed in Florida. Plant Disease. 95(3):360.
Spatial heterogeneity, incidence-incidence, and incidence-lesion density relationship of apple scab (Venturia inaequalis) in managed orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carisse, O., Meloche, C., Turechek, W. 2011. Spatial heterogeneity, incidence-incidence, and incidence-lesion density relationship of apple scab (Venturia inaequalis) in managed orchards. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 130: 349-365.
Effect of reflective mulch and insecticidal treatments on development of watermelon vine decline caused by squash vein yellowing virus - (Proceedings)
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. Effect of reflective mulch and insecticidal treatments on development of watermelon vine decline caused by squash vein yellowing virus. Cucurbitaceae 2010 Proceedings. J.A. Thies, C.S. Kousik and A. Levi (eds.) pp. 237-239. 2010. (Proceedings)
Epidemiology and Association of Four Insect-Vectored Viruses in Florida Watermelon - (Proceedings)
Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Stansly, P., Roberts, P., Kousik, C.S. 2010. Epidemiology and Association of Four Insect-Vectored Viruses in Florida Watermelon. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. 208-209.
Potential sources of resistance in U.S. cucumis melo PIs to crown rot caused by phytophthora capsici - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Donahoo, R.S., Turechek, W., Thies, J.A., Kousik, C.S. 2013. Potential sources of resistance in U.S. cucumis melo PIs to crown rot caused by phytophthora capsici. HortScience. 48(2):164-170.
Responses of various vining cucurbits to Squash vein yellowing virus infection - (Proceedings)
Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Roberts, P., Webb, S., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Responses of various vining cucurbits to Squash vein yellowing virus infection. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. 214-215.
Physiological effects induced by Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida - (Proceedings)
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Mccollum, T.G., Albano, J.P., Turechek, W., Roberts, P., Webb, S.E., Baker, C.A., Kousik, C.S. 2010. Physiological effects induced by Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. 194-195.
Environmental and geographical variables associated with TYLCV epidemics in southwest Florida - (Proceedings)
Turechek, W. 2010. Environmental and geographical variables associated with TYLCV epidemics in southwest Florida. Symposium Proceedings. 15-16.
Effect of Reflective Plastic Mulch and Insecticide Sprays on Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida, 2009 - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2010. Effect of Reflective Plastic Mulch and Insecticide Sprays on Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida, 2009. Plant Disease Management Reports. 4:V149.
Pre- and post-inoculation activity of protectant and systemic fungicides for control of anthracnose fruit rot of strawberry under different wetness durations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peres, N., Seijo, T., Turechek, W. 2010. Pre- and post-inoculation activity of protectant and systemic fungicides for control of anthracnose fruit rot of strawberry under different wetness durations. Crop Protection. 1105-1110.
Distribution of Four Viruses in Single and Mixed Infections Within Infected Watermelon Plants in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Distribution of Four Viruses in Single and Mixed Infections Within Infected Watermelon Plants in Florida. Phytopathology. 100:1194-1203.
Investigations of Crown Gall in the Commercial Propagation of Weeping Fig - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W. 2010. Investigations of Crown Gall in the Commercial Propagation of Weeping Fig. American Phytopathological Society.
Epidemiological Analysis of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon in Experimental Fields in Southwest Florida - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Webster, C.G., Stansly, P., Roberts, P., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Epidemiological Analysis of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon in Experimental Fields in Southwest Florida. International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium.
Integrating Sunflower Oil Seed Crops into Florida Horticultural Production Systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chellemi, D.O., Von Wedel, R., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W. 2010. Integrating Sunflower Oil Seed Crops into Florida Horticultural Production Systems. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 122:289-294.
Patterns of Virus Distribution in Single and Mixed Infections of Florida Watermelons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Patterns of Virus Distribution in Single and Mixed Infections of Florida Watermelons. Phytopathology. doi:10.1094/PHYTO-01-10-0018.
Patterns of Virus Distribution in Single and Mixed Infections of Florida Watermelons - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Patterns of Virus Distribution in Single and Mixed Infections of Florida Watermelons. HortScience. 45(4):511
Effects of the watermelon vine decline virus on vining cucurbit germplasm including wild cucurbits - (Abstract Only)
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Turechek, W., Roberts, P., Webb, S., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Effects of the watermelon vine decline virus on vining cucurbit germplasm including wild cucurbits. HortScience. 45(4):512
Update on the watermelon vine decline virus and other whitefly-transmitted cucurbit viruses in Florida, and their effects on watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Mccollum, T.G., Albano, J.P., Kousik, C.S., Roberts, P.D., Webb, S.E., Baker, C.A., Turechek, W. 2010. Update on the watermelon vine decline virus and other whitefly-transmitted cucurbit viruses in Florida, and their effects on watermelon. HortScience. 45(4):510
Screening molecules for control of citrus Huanglongbing (HLB) using an optimized regeneration system for 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' infected periwinkle (Catharunthus roseus) cuttings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, M., Duan, Y., Turechek, W., Stover, E.W., Powell, C.A. 2010. Screening molecules for control of citrus Huanglongbing (HLB) using an optimized regeneration system for 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' infected periwinkle (Catharunthus roseus) cuttings. Phytopathology. 100:239-245.
Review of Viral Watermelon Vine Decline: a New and Emerging Threat to Watermelon Production in Florida - (Proceedings)
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Webb, S.E., Stansly, P.A., Roberts, P.D., Baker, C.A. 2010. Review of Viral Watermelon Vine Decline: a New and Emerging Threat to Watermelon Production in Florida. Acta Horticulturae. (ISHS) 871.
Detection of three whitefly-transmitted viruses infecting the cucurbit weed, Cucumis melo var. dudaim, in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Baker, C.A., Weaver, R., Rosskopf, E.N., Turechek, W. 2009. Detection of three whitefly-transmitted viruses infecting the cucurbit weed, Cucumis melo var. dudaim, in Florida. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/PHP-2009-1118-01-BR
Evaluation of Quantitative Real-Time PCR Assays for Detection of Citrus Greening - (Proceedings)
Turechek, W., Gottwald, T.R., Hartung, J.S., Hilf, M.E., Keremane, M.L., Lin, H., Shatters, R.G., Irey, M., Sieburth, P., Brlansky, R., Dagraca, J., Graham, J., Kunta, M., Roberts, P., Rogers, M., Sun, X., Wang, N. 2009. Evaluation of Quantitative Real-Time PCR Assays for Detection of Citrus Greening. Workshop Proceedings. 158-160.
Epidemiological Analysis of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon in Experimental Fields in Southwest Florida - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Webster, C.G., Stansly, P.A. 2009. Epidemiological Analysis of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon in Experimental Fields in Southwest Florida. Phytopathology.
Symptoms and distribution of Squash vein yellowing virus in vining cucurbits - (Abstract Only)
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Turechek, W., Webb, S., Adkins, S.T. 2009. Symptoms and distribution of Squash vein yellowing virus in vining cucurbits. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting.
Managing Whitefly Vectors of Three Cucurbit Viruses New to Florida - (Abstract Only)
Webb, S.E., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S. 2009. Managing Whitefly Vectors of Three Cucurbit Viruses New to Florida. Phytopathology. 99:S171.
Site-specific risk factors for ray blight in Tasmanian pyrethrum fields - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pethybridge, S., Gent, D.H., Esker, P., Turechek, W., Hay, F., Nutter, F. 2009. Site-specific risk factors for ray blight in Tasmanian pyrethrum fields. Plant Disease. 93:299-308.
Watermelon vine decline and other whitefly-transmitted virus diseases of cucurbits in Florida - (Proceedings)
Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Webb, S.E., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Baker, C.A. 2009. Watermelon vine decline and other whitefly-transmitted virus diseases of cucurbits in Florida. Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. 20.
Cucurbit leaf crumple virus Identified in Common Bean in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adkins, S.T., Polston, J.E., Turechek, W. 2008. Cucurbit leaf crumple virus Identified in Common Bean in Florida. Plant Disease. 93:320.
Sources of Resistance in U.S. Plant Introductions to Watermelon Vine Decline Caused of Squash Vein Yellowing Virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2009. Sources of Resistance in U.S. Plant Introductions to Watermelon Vine Decline Caused of Squash Vein Yellowing Virus. HortScience. 44:256-262.
Hot Water Treatment to Reduce Angular Leaf Spot of Strawberry, Caused by Xanthomonas fragariae, in Nursery Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Peres, N. 2009. Hot Water Treatment to Reduce Angular Leaf Spot of Strawberry, Caused by Xanthomonas fragariae, in Nursery Production. Plant Disease. 93:299-308.
Use of Reflective Plastic Mulch and Insecticide Sprays to Manage Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida, 2007 - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2008. Use of Reflective Plastic Mulch and Insecticide Sprays to Manage Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida, 2007. Plant Disease Management Reports. 2:V169.
Spatial and Temporal Stability of the Estimated Parameters of the Binary Power Law - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gent, D.H., Turechek, W., Mahaffee, W.F. 2008. Spatial and Temporal Stability of the Estimated Parameters of the Binary Power Law. Phytopathology. 98:1107-1117.
Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida, USA – reservoirs, genome characterization and mixed infections - (Abstract Only)
Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Li, W., Hilf, M.E., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Baker, C.A., Webb, S.E. 2008. Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida, USA – reservoirs, genome characterization and mixed infections. Legume Viruses Working Group Proceedings. 26.
Patterns of Multi-Virus Infections in Florida Watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Stansly, P.A., Roberts, P.D. 2008. Patterns of Multi-Virus Infections in Florida Watermelon. Phytopathology. 98(6):S154
Identification of plant reservoirs and genome characterization of Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Adkins, S.T., Li, W., Hilf, M.E., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Baker, C., Webb, S.E. 2008. Identification of plant reservoirs and genome characterization of Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida. Phytopathology. 98(6):S10
Patterns of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon at the Plant and Field Levels in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Stansly, P.A., Roberts, P.D. 2008. Patterns of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon at the Plant and Field Levels in Florida. HortScience. 43:623-624.
Plant reservoirs of Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline, and other whitefly-transmitted cucurbit viruses in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Webb, S.E., Baker, C.A., Turechek, W. 2008. Plant reservoirs of Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline, and other whitefly-transmitted cucurbit viruses in Florida. HortScience. 43(3)623
Evaluating Hot-Water Treatment as Means to Reduce Xanthomonas fragariae in Strawberry Nursery Stock: Field trials. - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W., Peres, N. 2008. Evaluating Hot-Water Treatment as Means to Reduce Xanthomonas fragariae in Strawberry Nursery Stock: Field trials.. Phytopathology. 98(6)S160
A Case Study: Significance, Epidemiology, and Management of Hop Viruses. - (Abstract Only)
Pethybridge, S.J., Turechek, W., Madden, L.V. 2008. A case study: significance, epidemiology, and management of hop viruses. Phytopathology. 98(6):S189.
Analysis of fire blight shott infection epidemics on apple - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biggs, A., Turechek, W., Gottwald, T.R. 2008. Analysis of fire blight shott infection epidemics on apple. Plant Disease. 92:1349-1356.
Management of Whitefly-Transmitted Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2008. Management of Whitefly-Transmitted Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida. Phytopathology. 98:S85.
Agronomic feasibility of sunflower as an oilseed cover crop for Florida vegetable production systems - (Proceedings) - (14-Mar-08)
Effects of Silver Plastic Mulch and Chemical Treatments on Development of Whitefly-Transmitted Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2008. Effects of Silver Plastic Mulch and Chemical Treatments on Development of Whitefly-Transmitted Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida. HortScience. 43(3):624.
Cucurbit leaf crumple virus detected in green beans in southwest Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W. 2008. Cucurbit leaf crumple virus detected in green beans in southwest Florida. Pest Alert.
Incidence, distribution and association of Spongospora subterranea and Potato mop-top virus in Costa Rica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montero-Astua, M., Vasquez, V., Turechek, W., Merz, U., Rivera, C. 2008. Incidence, distribution and association of Spongospora subterranea and Potato mop-top virus in Costa Rica. Plant Disease. 92:1171-1176.
A Decade of Hop Powdery Mildew in the Pacific Northwest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gent, D. H., Nelson, M. E., George, A. E., Grove, G. G., Mahaffee, W. F., Ocamb, C. M., Barbour, J. D., Peetz, A., and Turechek, W. W. 2008. A decade of hop powdery mildew in the pacific northwest. Online. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2008-0314-01-RV.
Detection of Cucurbit leaf crumple virus in Florida cucurbits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akad, F., Webb, S., Nyoike, T., Liburd, O., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Polston, J. 2008. Detection of Cucurbit leaf crumple virus in Florida cucurbits. Plant Disease. 92:648.
Development and Optimization of a Real Time Detection Assay for Xanthomonas fragariae in Strawberry Crown Tissue with Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) Curve Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Hartung, J.S., Mccallister, J.E. 2008. Development and Optimization of a Real Time Detection Assay for Xanthomonas fragariae in Strawberry Crown Tissue with Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) Curve Analysis. Phytopathology. 98(3):359-368.
Strawberry sap beetle (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) distribution in New York and differential movement in two types of habitat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Loughner, R., Loeb, G., Turechek, W. 2007. Strawberry sap beetle (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) distribution in New York and differential movement in two types of habitat. Journal of Entomological Science. 42:603-609
A Statistical Comparison of the Blossom Blight Forecasts of MARYBLYT and Cougarblight with Receiver Operating Characteristic Curve Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dewdney, M., Biggs, A., Turechek, W. 2007. A statistical comparison of the blossom blight forecasts of maryblyt and cougarblight with receiver operating characteristic curve analysis. Phytopathology. 97:1164-1176.
Evaluating the performance of Q-PCR primers for the detection of Xanthomonas fragariae with ROC analysis - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W., Hartung, J.S. 2007. Evaluating the performance of Q-PCR primers for the detection of Xanthomonas fragariae with ROC analysis. Phytopathology 97:5116.
Evaluation of Elite Native Strawberry Germplasm for Resistance to Anthracnose Crown Rot Disease Caused by Colletotrichum Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewers, K.S., Turechek, W., Hokanson, S.C., Maas, J.L., Hancock, J.F., Serce, S., Smith, B.J. 2007. Evaluation of Elite Native Strawberry Germplasm for Resistance to Anthracnose Crown Rot Disease Caused by Colletotrichum Species. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 132 (6):842-849.2007.
Sequential sampling for estimation and classification of the incidence of hop powdery mildew II: Cone sampling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gent, D.H., Turechek, W., Mahaffee, W.F. 2007. Sequential sampling for estimation and classification of the incidence of hop powdery mildew II: Cone sampling. Plant Disease. 91:1013-1020.
Photosynthesis and estimation of virtual lesion size of Strawberry leaves infected with Diplocarpon earliana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Heidenreich, C., Lakso, A., Pritts, M. 2007. Photosynthesis and estimation of virtual lesion size of Strawberry leaves infected with Diplocarpon earliana. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 29:159-165.
Sequential sampling for estimation and classification of the incidence of hop powdery mildew I: Leaf sampling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gent, D.H., Turechek, W., Mahaffee, W.F. 2007. Sequential sampling for estimation and classification of the incidence of hop powdery mildew I: Leaf sampling. Plant Disease. 91:1002-1012.
A statistical comparison of the reliability of the blossom blight forecasts of MARYBLYT and cougarblight with receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dewdney, M., Biggs, A., Turechek, W. 2007. A statistical comparison of the reliability of the blossom blight forecasts of MARYBLYT and cougarblight with receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve analysis. Phytopathology. 97:1164-1176.
Spatial Heterogeneity of the Incidence of Powdery Mildew on Hop Cones - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gent, D.H., Mahaffee, W.F., Turechek, W. 2006. Spatial Heterogeneity of the Incidence of Powdery Mildew on Hop Cones. Plant Disease.
Statistical Methodologies for Early Detection Surveys in Forest and Ornamental Landscapes - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W. 2006. Statistical methodologies for early detection surveys in forest and ornamental landscapes. Phytopathology. 96:S144.
Evaluating Hot-Water Treatment As Means for Eradicating Xanthomonas Fragariae in Strawberry Nursery Stock - (Abstract Only)
Herder, K., Turechek, W. 2006. Evaluating hot-water treatment as means for eradicating xanthomonas fragariae in strawberry nursery stock. BARC Poster Day.
Evaluating Hot-Water Treatment As Means for Eradicating Xanthomonas Fragariae in Strawberry Nursery Stock - (Abstract Only)
Herder, K., Turechek, W. 2006. Evaluating hot-water treatment as means for eradicating xanthomonas fragariae in strawberry nursery stock. National American Phytopathology Meetings. 96:S47.
A Quantitative Pcr Assay for Detection of Xanthomonas Fragariae - (Abstract Only)
Hsu, C., Mccallister, J.E., Hartung, J.S., Turechek, W. 2006. A quantitative pcr assay for detection of xanthomonas fragariae. National American Phytopathology Meetings. 96:S51.
Pre and Post Infection Activity of Pyraclostrobin for Control of Anthracnose Fruit Rot of Strawberry Caused by Colletotrichum Acutatum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Peres, N., Werner, N. 2005. Pre- and post infection activity of pyraclostrobin for control of anthracnose fruit rot of strawberry caused by colletotrichum acutatum. Plant Disease. PD 90:862-868.
Tree fruit field guide to insect, mite, and disease pests and natural enemies of Eastern North America - (Book / Chapter)
Agnello, A., Chouinard, G., Firlej, A., Turechek, W., Vanoosthuyse, F., Nincent, C. 2006. Tree Fruit Field Guide to Insect, Mite, and Disease Pests and Natural Enemies of Eastern North America. Field Guide to Tree Fruit Insect, Mite and Disease Pests and Natural Enemies of Eastern North America. Ithaca, NY. Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service. 238 p.
The Rise and Fall of Hop Powdery Mildew in the Pacific Northwest - (Abstract Only)
Mahaffee, W.F., Turechek, W., Thomas, C.S., Grove, G.G., Galloway, H., Nelson, M., Ocamb, C.M. The rise and fall of hop powdery mildew in the pacific northwest. Phytopathology.
Detection of Erysiphe Necator in the Air of Grape Vineyards in Eastern Washington - (Abstract Only)
Grove, G.G., Falacy, J., Galloway, H., Mahaffee, W.F., Turechek, W., Peetz, A.B. 2005. Detection of erysiphe necator in the air of grape vineyards in eastern washington. Phytopathology. 95:S36.
The Practical Considerations of Scale in Plant Pathology - (Proceedings)
Turechek, W. 2006. The practical considerations of scale in plant pathology. Plant Pathology. EJPP 115:53-59.
Pre and Post-Infection Activity of Pyraclostrobin for Control of Anthracnose Fruit Rot of Strawberry Caused by Colletotrichum Acutatum - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W., Peres, N. 2005. Pre and post-infection activity of pyraclostrobin for control of anthracnose fruit rot of strawberry caused by colletotrichum acutatum. BARC Poster Day.
Spongospora Subterranea As a Vector of Potato Mop-Top Pomovirus in Costa Rica - (Abstract Only)
Montero-Astua, M., Vasquez, V., Turechek, W., Rivera, C. 2005. Spongospora subterranea as a vector of potato mop-top pomovirus in costa rica. Phytopathology. 95:S156.
Pre and Post-Infection Activity of Pyraclostrobin for Control of Anthracnose Fruit Rot of Strawberry Caused by Colletotrichum Acutatum - (Abstract Only)
Peres, N., Turechek, W. 2005. Pre and post-infection activity of pyraclostrobin for control of anthracnose fruit rot of strawberry caused by colletotrichum acutatum. Phytopathology. 95:S82
Xanthomonas in Strawberry; Past, Present, and Future - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W. 2005. Xanthomonas in strawberry; past, present, and future. University of California Press-Cooperative Extension.
The Practical Considerations of Scale in Plant Pathology - (Abstract Only)
Turechek, W. 2005. The practical considerations of scale in plant pathology [abstract]. Plant Disease Epidemiology International Workshop, April 10-15, 2005, Landernau, France. p. 47.
A Statistical Comparison of Maryblyt(trademark) and Cougarblight with Sensitivity Analysis - (Proceedings)
Dewdney, M., Bigg, A., Turechek, W. 2006. A statistical comparison of maryblyt(trademark) and cougarblight with sensitivity analysis. Acta Horticulture Proceedings. 704:171-176.
Fungicide Resistance of Apple Scab: Status Quo and Management Options - (Trade Journal)
Koller, W., Parker, D., Turechek, W., Rosenberger, D., Carrol, J., Agnello, A., Reissig, H. 2005. Fungicide resistance of apple scab: status quo and management options. New York State Fruit Quarterly. 13(1):9-17.
Evaluation of Fungicides for White Pine Blister Rust Control on Black Currant, 2004 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Mckay, S.A., Heidenreich, M.C., Heidenreich, G. 2005. Evaluation of fungicides for white pine blister rust control on black currant. Fungicide and Nematocide Tests. 60:SMF020.
Evaluation of Fungicide Programs for Management of Apple Scab and Powdery Mildew, 2004 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Heidenreich, M.C., Heidenreich, G. 2005. Evaluation of fungicide programs for management of apple scab and powdery mildew. Fungicide and Nematocide Tests. 60:PF028.
Evaluation of Fungicides for Control of Botrytis and Anthracnose Fruit Rots on Strawberry, 2004 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Heidenreich, M.C. 2005. Evaluation of fungicides for control of botrytis and anthracnose fruit rots on strawberry, 2004. Fungicide and Nematocide Tests. 60:SMF021.
Evaluation of Captan Fungicide Programs for Management of Apple Scab in a Benzimidazole and Dmi-Resistant Orchard, 2004 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Heidenreich, M.C., Heidenreich, G. 2005. Evaluation of captan fungicide programs for management of apple scab in a benzimidazole and dmi-resistant orchard. Fungicide and Nematocide Tests. 60:PF027.
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