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United States Department of Agriculture

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Research Project: GENETIC AND BIOLOGICALLY-BASED MANAGEMENT OF VEGETABLE CROP DISEASES

Location: Vegetable Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Expression of leaf blight resistance in Brassica leafy greens under field conditions and inheritance of resistance in a Brassica juncea source - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wechter, W.P., Keinath, A.P., McMillan, M.L., Smith, P., Farnham, M.W. 2013. Expression of leaf blight resistance in Brassica leafy greens under field conditions and inheritance of resistance in a Brassica juncea source. Plant Disease. 97:131-137.
Characterization and detection of Tomato necrotic stunt virus, a novel potyvirus infecting greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico - (Abstract Only)
Li, R., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2012. Characterization and detection of Tomato necrotic stunt virus, a novel potyvirus infecting greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico. Phytopathology. 102:S4.70.
Genetic diversity and phylogenetic analysis revealed Pepino Mosaic Virus in North-America has shifted to a more aggressive CH2 genotype - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Li, R. 2012. Genetic diversity and phylogenetic analysis revealed Pepino Mosaic Virus in North-America has shifted to a more aggressive CH2 genotype. Phytopathology. 102:S4.71.
Deep sequencing of small RNAs in tomato for virus and viroid identification and strain differentiation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Shan, G., Hernamdez, A.G., Wechter, W.P., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2012. Deep sequencing of small RNAs in tomato for virus and viroid identification and strain differentiation. PLoS One. 7(5):e37127.
Understanding the introduction and spread of key viruses and viroids in greenhouse tomatoes using advanced diagnostics     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K. 2012. Understanding the introduction and spread of key viruses and viroids in greenhouse tomatoes using advanced diagnostics. Meeting Abstract. p 41.
Identification of resistance to fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum Race 2 in citrullus lanatus var. citroides plant introductions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wechter, W.P., Kousik, C.S., Mcmillan, M.L., Levi, A. 2012. Identification of resistance to fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum Race 2 in citrullus lanatus var. citroides plant introductions. HortScience. 47(3):334-338.
Exploiting the small RNA deep sequencing technology for identification of viruses and viroids in plants - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Li, R., Wechter, W.P., Hernamdez, A.G., Fei, Z. 2011. Exploiting the small RNA deep sequencing technology for identification of viruses and viroids in plants. Meeting Abstract. p 31.
Using Small RNA Technology to Efficiently Identify Tomato Viruses and Viroids in Mixed-Infected Field Samples     Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Ling, K., Li, R., Wechter, W.P., Hernamdez, A.G., Fei, Z. 2011. Using Small RNA Technology to Efficiently Identify Tomato Viruses and Viroids in Mixed-Infected Field Samples. 26th Annual Tomato Disease Workshop. p 22.
Screening the USDA watermelon germplasm collection for drought tolerance at the seedling stage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, H., Gong, G., Guo, S., Ren, Y., Xu, Y., Ling, K. 2011. Screening the USDA watermelon germplasm collection for drought tolerance at the seedling stage. HortScience. 46(9):1245-1248.
First Report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum' Naturally Infecting Tomatoes in the State of Mexico, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Lin, H., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Zhang, W., Miller, S. 2011. First Report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum' Naturally Infecting Tomatoes in the State of Mexico, Mexico. Plant Disease. 95:1026.
First Report of Pepino Mosaic Virus Infecting Tomato in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Zhang, W. 2011. First Report of Pepino Mosaic Virus Infecting Tomato in Mexico. Plant Disease. 95:1035.
Development of a real-time RT-PCR assay for squash mosaic virus useful for broad spectrum detection of various serotypes and its incorporation into a multiplex seed health assay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2011. Development of a real-time RT-PCR assay for squash mosaic virus useful for broad spectrum detection of various serotypes and its incorporation into a multiplex seed health assay. Journal of Phytopathology. 159:649-656.
Deep Sequencing of Small RNAs for Virus and Viroid Identification in Tomatoes - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Fei, Z., Wechter, W.P., Hernamdez, A.G. 2011. Deep Sequencing of Small RNAs for Virus and Viroid Identification in Tomatoes. Phytopathology. 101:S106.
Field evaluation of leaf blight-resistant plant introductions of Brassica Juncea and Brassica Rapa and elucidation of inheritance of resistance - (Abstract Only)
Wechter, W.P., Keinath, A.P., Smith, P., Farnham, M.W. 2011. Field evaluation of leaf blight-resistant plant introductions of Brassica Juncea and Brassica Rapa and elucidation of inheritance of resistance. Phytopathology. 101:S189.
Experimental Host Range and Natural Reservoir of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Simmons, A.M., Zhang, S., Jackson, D.M. 2011. Experimental Host Range and Natural Reservoir of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus in the United States. Crop Protection. 30:1055-1062.
Recent Advances in the Molecular Characterization of Sweetpotato Begomoviruses - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Zhang, S. 2011. Recent Advances in the Molecular Characterization of Sweetpotato Begomoviruses. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report. pgs 11-12.
Genetic diversity of Sweet potato begomoviruses in the United States and identification of a natural recombinant between Sweet potato leaf curl virus and Sweet potato leaf curl Georgia virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, S., Ling, K. 2011. Genetic diversity of Sweet potato begomoviruses in the United States and identification of a natural recombinant between Sweet potato leaf curl virus and Sweet potato leaf curl Georgia virus. Archives of Virology. 156(6):955-968.
Genetic Diversity of Tomato Viroids in North America - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K. 2010. Genetic Diversity of Tomato Viroids in North America. Tomato Disease Workshop. P33.
Identification of resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wechter, W.P., Levi, A., Ling, K., Kousik, C.S., Block, C.C. 2011. Identification of resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions. HortScience. 46(2):207-212.
Identification of Resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among Melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions - (Proceedings)
Wechter, W.P., Ling, K., Kousik, C.S., Levi, A., Block, C.C. 2010. Identification of Resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among Melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. p. 145-147.
An Improved Real-Time PCR System for Broad-Spectrum Detection of Didymella bryoniae, the Causal Agent of Gummy Stem Blight of Cucurbits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Somai, B.M., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2010. An Improved Real-Time PCR System for Broad-Spectrum Detection of Didymella bryoniae, the Causal Agent of Gummy Stem Blight of Cucurbits. Seed Science and Technology. 38:692-703
First report of natural infection of greenhouse tomatoes by potato spindle tuber viroid in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Sfetcu, D. 2010. First report of natural infection of greenhouse tomatoes by potato spindle tuber viroid in the United States. Plant Disease. 94(11):1376.
Greenhouse and Field Evaluation of Multiple Virus Resistant Lagenaria siceraria Lines Potentially useful for Watermelon Rootstocks - (Proceedings)
Ling, K., Levi, A., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R., Keinath, A., Miller, G., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Greenhouse and Field Evaluation of Multiple Virus Resistant Lagenaria siceraria Lines Potentially useful for Watermelon Rootstocks. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. pp 308-310.
Development and Application of a Single-tube Immunocapture Real-Time PCR Technology for Sensitive Detection of a Panel of Viruses in Crop Plants - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Feng, C., Xia, J.Q. 2010. Development and Application of a Single-tube Immunocapture Real-Time PCR Technology for Sensitive Detection of a Panel of Viruses in Crop Plants. Phytopathology. 100:S72.
Sensitive and Cost-Effective Immunocapture RT-PCR for Routinely Viral Detection in Large Number of Plant Samples - (Abstract Only)
Xia, J.Q., Ling, K. 2010. Sensitive and Cost-Effective Immunocapture RT-PCR for Routinely Viral Detection in Large Number of Plant Samples. Phytopathology. 100-S139.
Genetic diversity of Pepino mosaic virus in the U.S. and identification of a tomato infecting strain capable of inducing disease on potato     Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Ling, K. 2010. Genetic diversity of Pepino mosaic virus in the U.S. and identification of a tomato infecting strain capable of inducing disease on potato. Meeting Proceedings. p. 82.
Linkage Mapping of NBS-LRR Disease Resistance Gene Analogs in Watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Harris-Shultz, K.R., Wechter, W.P., Levi, A. 2010. Linkage Mapping of NBS-LRR Disease Resistance Gene Analogs in Watermelon. HortScience. 45:510.
Field evaluation of yield effects on the U.S.A. heirloom sweet potato cultivars infected by sweet potato leaf curl virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Simmons, A.M., Pesic-Valesbroeck, Z. 2010. Field evaluation of yield effects on the U.S.A. heirloom sweet potato cultivars infected by sweet potato leaf curl virus. Crop Protection. 29:757-765.
Virus Survey of Commercial Cowpea Fields in the U. S. and Evaluation of the Core of the USDA Cowpea Germplasm Collection for Resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Fery, R.L. 2010. Virus Survey of Commercial Cowpea Fields in the U. S. and Evaluation of the Core of the USDA Cowpea Germplasm Collection for Resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. HortScience. 45(4):504
First Report of Bacterial Leaf Blight on Broccoli and Cabbage Caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. alisalensis in South Carolina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wechter, W.P., Keinath, A.P., Farnham, M.W., Smith, J.P. 2010. First Report of Bacterial Leaf Blight on Broccoli and Cabbage Caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. alisalensis in South Carolina. Plant Disease. 94:132.
Identification and Utility of Markers Linked to the Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance Gene in Watermelon - (Proceedings)
Harris, K.R., Ling, K., Levi, A., Wechter, W.P. 2010. Identification and Utility of Markers Linked to the Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance Gene in Watermelon . Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. January 9-13, 2010, P-215.
Effectiveness of chemo- and thermo-therapeutic treatments on Pepino mosaic virus in tomato seed     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K. 2010. Effectiveness of chemo- and thermo-therapeutic treatments on Pepino mosaic virus in tomato seed. Plant Disease. 94:325-328.
Non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms in the watermelon eIF4E gene are closely associated with resistance to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Bendahmane, A., Havey, M.J. 2009. Non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms in the watermelon eIF4E gene are closely associated with resistance to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 120:191-200.
First report of a natural infection by Mexican papita viroid and tomato chlorotic dwarf viroid on greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Zhang, W. 2009. First report of a natural infection by Mexican papita viroid and tomato chlorotic dwarf viroid on greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico. Plant Disease. 93:1216.
First Report of Tomato Chlorotic Dwarf Viroid in Greenhouse Tomatoes in Arizona     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Verhoeven, J.J., Singh, R.P., Brown, J.K. 2009. First Report of Tomato Chlorotic Dwarf Viroid in Greenhouse Tomatoes in Arizona. Plant Disease. 93:1075.
First Report of Mexican Papita Viroid Infecting Greenhouse Tomato in Canada     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Bledsoe, M. 2009. First Report of Mexican Papita Viroid Infecting Greenhouse Tomato in Canada. Plant Disease. 93:839.
Simultaneous Detection of Acidovorax Avenae Subsp. Citrulli and Didymella Bryoniae in Cucurbit Seedlots Using Magnetic Capture Hybridization and Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ha, Y., Fessehaie, A., Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Keinath, A.P., Walcott, R.R. 2009. Simultaneous Detection of Acidovorax Avenae Subsp. Citrulli and Didymella Bryoniae in Cucurbit Seedlots Using Magnetic Capture Hybridization and Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction. Phytopathology. 99:666-678.
An allele-specific SNP mutation in the eIF4E gene is associated with the Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistance in watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Bendahmane, A., Havey, M.J. 2009. An allele-specific SNP mutation in the eIF4E gene is associated with the Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistance in watermelon. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. http://www.intl-pag.org/17/abstracts/W18_PAGXVII_137.html.
Pepino Mosaic Virus on Tomato Seed: Virus Location and Mechanical Transmission     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K. 2008. Pepino Mosaic Virus on Tomato Seed: Virus Location and Mechanical Transmission. Plant Disease. 92:1701-1705.
Genetic Composition of Pepino mosaic virus Population in North American Greenhouse Tomatoes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Wintermantel, W.M., Bledsoe, M. 2008. Genetic Composition of Pepino mosaic virus Population in North American Greenhouse Tomatoes. Plant Disease. 92:1683-1688.
Black Tea and Lignin as Ultraviolet Protectants for the Beet Armyworm Nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
El Salamouny, S., Shapiro, M., Ling, K., Shepard, B.M. 2009. Black Tea and Lignin as Ultraviolet Protectants for the Beet Armyworm Nucleopolyhedrovirus. Journal of Entomological Science. 44(1):50-58
Gene expression in developing watermelon fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wechter, W.P., Levi, A., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Davis, A.R., Fei, Z.J., Katzir, N., Giovannoni, J.J., Salman-Minkov, A., Hernandez, A., Thimmapuram, J., Tadmor, Y., Portnoy, V., Trebitsh, T. 2008. Gene expression in developing watermelon fruit. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 9:275-282.
Caps Markers in An Eif4e Gene Are Linked to Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistant Locus in Watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Havey, M.J. 2008. CAPS markers in an eIF4E gene are linked to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant locus in watermelon. Phytopathology. 98(6 supplement):S91.
Development of a multiplex real-time PCR assay for the simultaneous detection of three seedborne pathogen types in cucurbits - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2008. Development of a multiplex real-time PCR assay for the simultaneous detection of three seedborne pathogen types in cucurbits. Phytopathology. 98(6 supplement):S91.
Development of an improved real-time PCR system for broad spectrum detection of diverse didymella bryoniae genotypes - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Somai, B.M., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2008. Development of an improved real-time PCR system for broad spectrum detection of diverse didymella bryoniae genotypes. Phytopathology. 98(6 supplement):S91.
First Report of Severe Outbreaks of Bacterial Leaf Spot of Leafy Brassica Greens Caused by Xanthomonas Campestris pv. Campestris in South Carolina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wechter, W.P., Keinath, A.P., Smith, J.P., Farnham, M.W. 2008. First Report of Severe Outbreaks of Bacterial Leaf Spot of Leafy Brassica Greens Caused by Xanthomonas Campestris pv. Campestris in South Carolina. Plant Disease. 92:1134.
Identification of a CAPS marker in an eIF4E gene Linked to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant locus in watermelon - (Proceedings)
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Havey, M.J. 2008. Identification of a CAPS marker in an eIF4E gene Linked to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant locus in watermelon. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. (Ptrat M., ed), INRA, Avignon (France): 213-218.
First Report of Southern Blight on Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) caused by Sclerotium Rolfsii in South Carolina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Kousik, C.S., Keinath, A.P. 2008. First Report of Southern Blight on Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) caused by Sclerotium Rolfsii in South Carolina. Plant Disease. 92:656.
Efficient Regeneration and Selection of Virus-free Sweetpotato Plants from Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus Infected Materials and Their Effects on Yields in Field Trials - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Pesic-Vanesbroeck, Z., Hoy, M., Clark, C.A. 2008. Efficient Regeneration and Selection of Virus-free Sweetpotato Plants from Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus Infected Materials and Their Effects on Yields in Field Trials. Meeting Abstract. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2007. P7.
Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Virus Reservoir in Species of Wild Morning Glory - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Simmons, A.M., Jackson, D.M. 2008. Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Virus Reservoir in Species of Wild Morning Glory. Meeting Abstract. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2007. P8.
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