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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Clyde Doug. Boyette

Research Plant Pathologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Biological Control of the Weed Hemp Sesbania (Sesbania exaltata) in rice (Oryza sativa) by the Fungus Myrothecium verrucaria - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Oct-13)
Bioherbicidal potential of a strain of Xanthomonas spp. for control of common cockelbur, (Santium strumarium) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E. 2013. Bioherbicidal potential of a strain of Xanthomonas spp. for control of common cockelbur, (Santium strumarium). Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23(2):183-196.
Bioherbicidal Effects of Myrothecium verrucaria on Glyphosate Resistant and -Susceptible Palmer amaranth Bbiotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Teaster, N.D., Boyette, C.D. 2013. Bioherbicidal Effects of Myrothecium verrucaria on Glyphosate Resistant and -Susceptible Palmer amaranth Bbiotypes. Allelopathy Journal. 31(2):367-376.
Adjuvant and refined corn oil formulation effects on conidial germination, appressorial formation and virulence of the bioherbicide, Colletotrichum truncatum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E. 2013. Adjuvant and refined corn oil formulation effects on conidial germination, appressorial formation and virulence of the bioherbicide, Colletotrichum truncatum. Plant Pathology Journal. 12(2):50-60.
Effects of Myrothecium verrucaria on ultrastructural integrity of kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) and phytotoxin implications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Vaughn, K.C., Teaster, N.D., Stetina, K.C. 2012. Effects of Myrothecium verrucaria on ultrastructural integrity of kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) and phytotoxin implications. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 3:1513-1519.
Interactions of Chemical Additives, pH, and Temperature on Conidia Germination and Virulence of Colletotrichum truncatum, a Bioherbicide of Sesbania exaltata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., and Hoagland, R.E. 2012. Interactions of chemical additives, pH, and temperature on Conidia germination and virulence of Colletotrichum truncatum, a bioherbicide of Sesbania exaltata. Allelopathy Journal. 30:103-116.
Bioherbicidal activity from washed spores of Mycrothecium verrucaria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weaver, M.A., Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E. 2012. Bioherbicidal activity from washed spores of Mycrothecium verrucaria. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 28:1941-1946.
Biological control potential of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides for coffee senna (Cassia occidentalis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Weaver, M.A., Stetina, K.C. 2012. Biological control potential of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides for coffee senna (Cassia occidentalis). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 3:430-436.
Hemp Sesbania (Sesbania exaltata) control in rice (Oryza sativa) with the bioherbicidal fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. aeschynomene formulated in an invert emulsion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Gealy, D.R., Hoagland, R.E., Vaughn, K.C., Bowling, A.J. 2012. Hemp Sesbania (Sesbania exaltata) control in rice (Oryza sativa) with the bioherbicidal fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. aeschynomene formulated in an invert emulsion. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21 (12):1399-1407.
Effects of simulated rainfall on disease development and weed control efficacy of the bioherbicidal fungi alternaria cassiae and colletotrichum truncatum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Bryson, C.T., Hoagland, R.E., Weaver, M.A. 2012. Effects of simulated rainfall on disease development and weed control efficacy of the bioherbicidal fungi Alternaria cassiae and Colletotrichum truncatum. Weed Technology. 26:117-121.
Biological control of Cucurbita pepo var texana (Texas gourd) in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) with the fungus Fusarium solani f sp Cucurbitae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Bryson, C.T., Hoagland, R.E. 2011. Biological control of Cucurbita pepo var. texana (Texas gourd) in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) with the fungus Fusarium solani f. sp. Cucurbitae. Pest Technology. 5(1):97-101.
Interactions of Quinclorac with bioherbicidal strain of Myrothecium verrucaria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Vaughn, K.C. 2011. Interactions of Quinclorac with bioherbicidal strain of Myrothecium verrucaria. Pest Technology. 5(1):88-96.
Effects of Myrothecium verrucaria on morning-glory (Ipomoea) species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Mccallister, T.S., Boyette, C.D., Weaver, M.A., Beecham, R.V. 2011. Effects of Myrothecium verrucaria on morning-glory (Ipomoea) species. Allelopathy Journal. 27(2):151-162.
Immunohistochemical investigation of the necrotropic phase of the Fungus colletotrichum geoeosporioides in the biocontrol of Hemp sesbania (Sesbania exaltata; Papilionaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bowling, A.J., Vaughn, K.C., Hoagland, R.E., Stetina, K.C., Boyette, C.D. 2010. Immunohistochemical investigation of the necrotropic phase of the Fungus colletotrichum geoeosporioides in the biocontrol of Hemp sesbania (Sesbania exaltata; Papilionaceae). American Journal of Botany. 97(12):1-12.
Biological control of hemp sesbania (Sebania exaltata) and sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia) in soybean with anthracnose pathogen mixtures) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E. 2010. Biological control of hemp sesbania (Sebania exaltata) and sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia) in soybean with anthracnose pathogen mixtures). Weed Technology. 24:551-556.
Induction of Infection in Sesbania exaltata by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. aeschynomene Formulated in an Invert Emulsion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Bowling, A.J., Vaughn, K.C., Hoagland, R.E., Stetina, K.C. 2010. Induction of Infection in Sesbania exaltata by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. aeschynomene Formulated in an Invert Emulsion. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 26:951-956.
Improved bioherbicidal efficacy by Myrothecium verrucaria via spray adjuvants or herbicide mixtures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weaver, M. A., Jin, X., Hoagland, R. E., Boyette, C. D. 2009. Improved bioherbicidal efficacy by Myrothecium verrucaria via spray adjuvants or herbicide mixtures. Biocontrol. 50: 150-156.
Kudzu Suppression by Herbicides in Two-Year Field trials - (Abstract Only)
Weaver, M.A., Lyn, M.E., Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E. 2009. Kudzu Suppression by Herbicides in Two-Year Field trials. Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting. 49:37.
Macrocyclic Trichothecene Production and Sporulation by a Biological Control Strain of Myrothecium verrucaria is Regulated by Cultural Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weaver, M.A., Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Zablotowicz, R.M. 2009. Macrocyclic Trichothecene Production and Sporulation by a Biological Control Strain of Myrothecium verrucaria is Regulated by Cultural Conditions. World Mycotoxin Journal 2(1):35-43.
The Production of Fungal Microsclerotia in Liquid Culture - (Book / Chapter)
Jackson, M.A., Schisler, D.A., Shearer, J.F., Jaronski, S., Boyette, C.D. 2008. The Production of Fungal Microsclerotia in Liquid Culture [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. Abstract No. P58.
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Detection of Trichothecenes Produced by the Bioherbicide Myrothecium verrucaria in Cell Cultures, Extracts, and Plant Tissues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Weaver, M.A., Boyette, C.D. 2008. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay detection of trichothecenes produced by the bioherbicide myrothecium verrucaria in cell cultures, extracts, and plant tissues. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 39:3059-3075.
Submerged Culture of a Mycelial Formulation of a Bioherbicidal Strain of Myrothecium verrucaria with Mitigated Mycotoxin Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C. D., Weaver, M. A., Hoagland, R. E., and Stetina, K. C. 2008. Submerged Culture of a Mycelial Formulation of a Bioherbicidal Strain of Myrothecium verrucaria with Mitigated Mycotoxin Production. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 24(11):2721-2726.
Bioherbicides: Research and Risks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Weaver, M.A., Abbas, H.K. 2007. Bioherbicides: Research and Risks. Journal of Toxicology Toxins Reviews. 26:313-342.
Effect of Row Spacing on Biological Control of Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia) with Colletotrichum gloeosporioides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Weaver, M.A. 2007. Effect of Row Spacing on Biological Control of Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia) with Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. Biocontrol Science and Technology 17(9):957-967.
Redvine (Brunnichia ovata) and Trumpetcreeper (Campsis radicans) Controlled Under Field Conditions by a Synergistic Interaction of the Bioherbicide Myrothecium verrucaria and Glyphosate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Weaver, M.A., Reddy, K.N. 2008. Redvine (Brunnichia ovata) and Trumpetcreeper (Campsis radicans) Controlled Under Field Conditions by a Synergistic Interaction of the Bioherbicide Myrothecium verrucaria and Glyphosate. Weed Biology and Management 8:39-45.
Interaction of a Bioherbicide and Glyphosate for Controlling Hemp Sesbania in Glyphosate - Resistant Soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Weaver, M.A. 2008. Interaction of a bioherbicide and glyphosate for controlling hemp sesbania in glyphosate - resistant soybean. Weed Biology and Management. 8:19-24.
Myrothecium verrucaria Isolates and Formulations as Bioherbicide Agents for Kudzu - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Abbas, H.K. 2007. Myrothecium verrucaria Isolates and Formulations as Bioherbicide Agents for Kudzu. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 17(7):721-731.
Bioherbicides for Weed Control - (Book / Chapter)
Weaver, M.A., Lyn, M.E., Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E. 2007. Bioherbicides for Weed Control. CAB International. (Upadhyaya and Blackshaw). Chapter 7 pp. 93-110.
Myrothecium verrucaria as a Bioherbicide, and Strategies to Reduce Its Non-Target Risks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, R.E., Weaver, M.A., Boyette, C.D. 2007. Myrothecium verrucaria fungus: A Bioherbicide and Strategies to Reduce Its Non-Target Risks. Allelopathy Journal 19(1): 179-192.
Viability of the bioherbicide Myrothecium verrucaria in tank-mix suspensions: effect of herbicide formulation, rate and suspension time - (Abstract Only)
Weaver, M.A., Lyn, M.E., Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E. 2007. Viability of the bioherbicide Myrothecium verrucaria in tank-mix suspensions: effect of herbicide formulation, rate and suspension time. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts.
Biocontrol Efficacy of Colletotrichum Truncatum for Hemp Sesbania (Sesbania Exaltata) Is Enhanced with Unrefined Corn Oil and Surfactants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Weaver, M.A. 2007. Biocontrol efficacy of colletotrichum truncatum for hemp sesbania (sesbania exaltata) is enhanced with unrefined corn oil and surfactants. Weed Biology and Management 7:70-76.
Evaluation of the Bioherbicide Myrothecium Verrucaria for Weed Control in Tomato (Lycopersicon Esculentum) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E., Abbas, H.K. Evaluation of the bioherbicide Myrothecium verrucaria for weed control in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum). Biocontrol Science and Technology 17:171-178. 2007.
Adjuvants Enhance the Biological Control Potential of An Isolate of Colletotrichum Gloeosporioides for Biological Control of Sicklepod (Senna Obtusifolia) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D. 2006. Adjuvants Enhance the Biological Control Potential of an Isolate of Colletotrichum Gloeosporioides for Biological Control of Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia). Biocontrol Science and Technology. 16:1057-1066.
Biocontrol of Kudzu (Pueraria Lobata), Redvine (Campsis Radicans), and Trumpetcreeper (Brunnichia Ovata) Is Synergized by Glyphosate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Reddy, K.N., Hoagland, R.E. 2006. Biocontrol of kudzu (Pueraria lobata), redvine (Campsis radicans), and trumpetcreeper (Brunnichia ovata) is synergized by glyphosate. Biocontrol Science and Technology 16:1067-1077.
Sesbania Exaltata Biocontrol with Colletotrichum Truncatum Microsclerotia Formulated in 'pesta' Granules - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyette, C.D., Jackson, M.A., Bryson, C.T., Hoagland, R.E., Connick Jr, W.J., Daigle, D.J. 2006. Sesbania exaltata biocontrol with colletotrichum truncatum microsclerotia formulated in 'pesta' granules. Biocontrol - Online DOI 10.1007/s/10526-006-9031-7.
Research Findings and Strategies to Reduce Risks of the Bioherbicide, Myrothecium Verrucaria - (Proceedings)
Hoagland, R.E., Boyette, C.D., Weaver, M.A., Abbas, H.K. 2006. Research findings and strategies to reduce risks of the bioherbicide, myrothecium verrucaria. International Allelopathy Congress, Vol. 3, pp. 114-121.
Biocontrol of Hemp Sesbania [sesbania Exaltata (RAF.) Rydb. Ex A.W. Hill] with Colletotrichum Truncatum Microslerotia Formulated in 'pesta' Granules - (Abstract Only)
Boyette, C.D., Jackson, M.A., Bryson, C.T. 2005. Biocontrol of hemp sesbania [sesbania exaltata (raf.) rydb. ex a.w. hill] with colletotrichum truncatum microslerotia formulated in 'pesta' granules. Proc. Weed Sci. Soc. Am. 45:63-64. CD-ROM.
Herbicides, Biotechnology - (Review Article)
Duke, S.O., Scheffler, B.E., Boyette, C.D., Lydon, J., Oliva, A. 2005. Herbicides, biotechnology. In Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, Wiley-Interscience, New York. 13:346-369.
Biocontrol of Kudzu (Pueraria Lobata) Is Synergized by Glyphosate Interaction - (Abstract Only)
Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E. Biocontrol of Kudzu (Pueraria lobata) is synergized by glyphosate interaction. Proceedings of Southern Weed Science Society. Abstract No. 69.
Biological Control of Weeds: Research by the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service: Selected Case Studies - (Review Article)
QUIMBY JR, P.C., DELOACH JR, C.J., WINERITER, S.A., GOOLSBY, J., SOBHIAN, R., BOYETTE, C.D., ABBAS, H.K. BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WEEDS: RESEARCH BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE-AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE: SELECTED CASE STUDIES. PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE. 59(6-7):671-680
Phytoxicity and Mammalian Cytotoxicity of Macrocyclic Trichothecene Mytoxins from Myrothecium Verrucaria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abbas, H.K., Johnson, B.J., Shier, W.T., Tak, H., Jarvis, B.B., Boyette, C.D. 2002. Phytoxicity and mammalian cytotoxicity of macrocyclic trichothecene mytoxins from myrothecium verrucaria. Phytochemistry. Vol. 59: 309-313.
Solid Substrate Formulations of the Mycoherbicide Colletotrichum Truncatum for Hemp Sesbania (Sesbania Exaltata) Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abbas, H.K., Boyette, C.D. 2000. Solid substrate formulations of the mycoherbicide colletotrichum truncatum for hemp sesbania (sesbania exaltata) control. Biocontrol Science and Technology 10:291-300.
Biological Control of the Weed Hemp Sesbania with Colletotrichum Truncatum - (Abstract Only) - (03-Jul-99)
Solid-State Fermentation Plus Extraction to Make Biopesticide Granules - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Oct-98)
Improving Mycoherbicide Fitness Using Nutrition Management During Production and Formulation - (Abstract Only) - (09-Apr-98)
Formulation, Production, and Shelf Life of Granular Bioherbicides - (Abstract Only) - (02-Dec-97)
Hemp Sesbania Control in Non Irrigated Soybeans with Colletotrichum Truncatum - (Abstract Only) - (09-Sep-97)
Crop Seed Coating with Weed Pathogens: a Novel Delivery System for Mycoherbicides - (Abstract Only) - (03-Feb-97)
Twin Screw Extrusion of Pesta-Encapsulated Biocontrol Agents - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Jan-97)
Stability of Microsclerotial Inoculum of Colletotrichum Truncatum Encapsulated in Wheat Flour-Kaolin Granules - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Nov-96)
Granulted Formulation and Method for Stabilizing Biocontrol Agents - (Patent Application)
QUIMBY JR, P.C., CAESAR, A.J., BIRDSALL, J.L., CONNICK JR, W.J., BOYETTE, C.D., ZIDACK, N.K., GREY, W.E. GRANULTED FORMULATION AND METHOD FOR STABILIZING BIOCONTROL AGENTS. PATENT APPLICATION. 2002.
The Water Activity of a Novel Bioherbicide Product Affects Shelf Life - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Jul-96)
Water Activity and Other Factors That Affect the Viability of Colletotrichum Truncatum Conidia in Wheat Flour-Kaolin Granules - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Feb-96)
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