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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: GENETICS OF THE PATHOGEN-HOST INTERACTION IN SNAP BEAN, TOMATO, AND POTATO

Location: Vegetable Crops Research Unit

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

A new virus of soybean confirmed in Wisconsin - (Trade Journal)
Smith, D., Willis, D.K. 2012. A new virus of soybean confirmed in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Crop Mangement. 19:107-108.
Requirement of siderophore biosynthesis for plant colonization by Salmonella enterica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hao, L., Willis, D.K., Andrews-Polymenis, H., Mcclelland, M., Barak, J.D. 2012. Requirement of siderophore biosynthesis for plant colonization by Salmonella enterica. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(13):4561-4570.
Detection and variability of Aster Yellows Phytoplasma Titer in its insect vector, Macrosteles quadrilineatus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frost, K., Willis, D.K., Groves, R. 2011. Detection and variability of Aster Yellows Phytoplasma Titer in its insect vector, Macrosteles quadrilineatus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(6):1800-1816.
The 3-hydroxy-2-butanone pathway is required for Pectobacterium carotovorum pathogenesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marquez, M., Weber, B., Witherell, A., Willis, D.K., Charkowski, A.O. 2011. The 3-hydroxy-2-butanone pathway is required for Pectobacterium carotovorum pathogenesis. PLoS One. Available: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0022974.
Variation in Aster Yellows Phytoplasma (Candidatus Phytoplasma Asteris) Titer in its Insect Vector, Macrosteles Quadrilineatus - (Abstract Only)
Frost, K.E., Willis, D.K., German, T.L. 2010. Variation in Aster Yellows Phytoplasma (Candidatus Phytoplasma Asteris) Titer in its Insect Vector, Macrosteles Quadrilineatus [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Proceedings. 519.
Quantification of Maize Fine Streak Virus Genomic and Positive-sense RNAs in Infected Maize Reveals High Level Accumulation of ORF 3 and 4 MFSV Transcripts - (Abstract Only)
Willis, D.K., German, T.L. 2010. Quantification of Maize Fine Streak Virus Genomic and Positive-sense RNAs in Infected Maize Reveals High Level Accumulation of ORF 3 and 4 MFSV Transcripts [abstract]. American Society for Virology Meeting.
Quantification of the Ratio of Plastid to Chromosomal Genome in Leaf and Root Tissue of Carrot (Daucus Carota) Using Real Time Quantitative PCR - (Abstract Only)
Bowman, M.J., Willis, D.K., Simon, P.W. 2010. Quantification of the Ratio of Plastid to Chromosomal Genome in Leaf and Root Tissue of Carrot (Daucus Carota) Using Real Time Quantitative PCR [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. p. 114.
Using Real-Time PCR to Quantify Aster Yellows Phytoplasma in its Insect Vector; Relationship of Infectivity to Transmissibility in the Aster Leafhopper - (Abstract Only)
Frost, K.E., Willis, D.K., Groves, C.L., Groves, R.L. 2009. Using Real-Time PCR to Quantify Aster Yellows Phytoplasma in its Insect Vector; Relationship of Infectivity to Transmissibility in the Aster Leafhopper [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 99:S38.
Juvenile Hormone Regulation of Drosophila Epac - A Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factor for Rap1 Small GTPase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, J., Lindholm, J.R., Willis, D.K., Orth, A., Goodman, W.G. 2009. Juvenile Hormone Regulation of Drosophila Epac - A Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factor for Rap1 Small GTPase. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 305(1-2):30-37.
Variation in Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Titer in Frankliniella Occidentalis and Its Association with Frequency of Transmission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rotenberg, D., Krishna Kumar, N.K., Ullman, D.E., Montero-Astua, M., Willis, D.K., German, T.L., Whitfield, A.E. 2009. Variation in Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Titer in Frankliniella Occidentalis and Its Association with Frequency of Transmission. Phytopathology. 99(4):404-410.
Effect of RNA Integrity Determined With the Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer on Bacterial RNA Quantification with RT-PCR - (Abstract Only)
Jahn, C.E., Charkowski, A.O., Willis, D.K. 2009. Effect of RNA Integrity Determined With the Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer on Bacterial RNA Quantification with RT-PCR [abstract]. Annual Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Meeting.
Differential RNA Expression of Two Barley ß-Amylase Genes (Bmy1 and Bmy2) in Developing Grains and Their Association with ß-Amylase Activity - (Abstract Only)
Vinje, M.A., Willis, D.K., Duke, S.H., Henson, C.A. 2008. Differential RNA Expression of Two Barley ß-Amylase Genes (Bmy1 and Bmy2) in Developing Grains and Their Association with ß-Amylase Activity [abstract]. North American Barley Research Workshop Proceedings. p. 37.
Evaluation of isolation methods for bacterial RNA quantitation in Dickeya dadantii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jahn, C.E., Charkowski, A.O., Willis, D.K. 2008. Evaluation of isolation methods for bacterial RNA quantitation in Dickeya dadantii. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75(2):318-324.
Contribution of Flagellar Sigma Factor (FliA) to Virulence of Dickeya Dadantii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jahn, C.E., Willis, D.K., Charkowski, A.O. 2008. Contribution of Flagellar Sigma Factor (FliA) to Virulence of Dickeya Dadantii. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 21(11):1431-1442.
Contribution of Flagellar Sigma Factor (FliA) to Virulence of Dickeya dadantii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jahn, C.E., Willis, D.K., Charkowski, A.O. 2008. Contribution of Flagellar Sigma Factor (FliA) to Virulence of Dickeya dadantii. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 21(11)1431-1442.
Microarray Analysis of Juvenile Hormone Response in Drosophila melanogaster S2 cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Willis, D.K., Wang, J., Stanford, J.R., Orth, A., Goodman, W.G. 2010. Microarray Analysis of Juvenile Hormone Response in Drosophila melanogaster S2 cells. Journal of Insect Science. 10(6). Available: http://www.insectscience.org/10.66/i1536-2442-10-66.pdf.
Strand-specific real-time RT-PCR quantitation of Maize fine streak virus genomic and positive-sense RNAs using high temperature reverse transcription - (Abstract Only)
Willis, D.K., German, T.L. 2008. Strand-specific real-time RT-PCR quantitation of Maize fine streak virus genomic and positive-sense RNAs using high temperature reverse transcription [abstract]. Phytopathology. 98:S171.
Juvenile Hormone Regulates the Expression of Drosophila Epac– a Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factor for Rap1 Small GTPase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, J., Stanford, J.R., Willis, D.K., Orth, A., Goodman, W.G. 2009. Juvenile Hormone Regulates the Expression of Drosophila Epac– a Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factor for Rap1 Small GTPase. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 305(1-2):30-37.
Strand-specific real-time RT-PCR quantitation of Maize fine streak virus genomic and positive-sense RNAs using high temperature reverse transcription - (Abstract Only)
Willis, D.K., German, T.L. 2008. Strand-specific real-time RT-PCR quantitation of Maize fine streak virus genomic and positive-sense RNAs using high temperature reverse transcription [abstract]. American Society for Virology Meeting. p. 32.
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