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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: IDENTIFICATION, ELUCIDATION, AND DEVELOPMENT OF DISEASE AND NEMATODE RESISTANCES IN VEGETABLE CROPS

Location: Vegetable Research

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

Does infection by southern root-knot nematode influence development of Phytophthora blight in pepper? - (Proceedings)
(15-Nov-12)
Rootstock assessment for root-knot nematode management in grafted honeydew melon - (Abstract Only)
(15-May-12)
Root-knot nematode resistant rootstocks for grafted watermelon - (Proceedings)
Thies, J.A., Ariss, J., Hassell, R.L., Levi, A. 2012. Root-knot nematode resistant rootstocks for grafted watermelon. Acta Horticulturae. pp. 201-211.
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.
Resistance in watermelon rootstocks to crown rot caused by Phytophthora capsici - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Donahoo, R.S., Hassell, R. 2012. Resistance in watermelon rootstocks to crown rot caused by Phytophthora capsici. Crop Protection. 39:18-25.
Watermelon Fruit Age and Development of Phytophthora fruit rot on resistant and susceptible lines - (Abstract Only)
(15-Feb-12)
Evaluation of Actigard and fungicides for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2011. - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Thies, J.A., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2012. Evaluation of Actigard and fungicides for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2011.. Plant Disease Management Reports. 6:V012.
Effect of grafting on resistant rootstocks on the development of Phytophthora fruit rot on susceptible scion, 2011. - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Hassell, R. 2012. Effect of grafting on resistant rootstocks on the development of Phytophthora fruit rot on susceptible scion, 2011.. Plant Disease Management Reports. 6:V012.
Virulence of Meloidogyne incognita to expression of N gene in pepper - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thies, J.A. 2012. Virulence of Meloidogyne incognita to expression of N gene in pepper. Journal of Nematology. 43(2):90-94.
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.
Defense mechanisms involved in disease resistance of grafted vegetables - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guan, W., Zhao, X., Hassell, R., Thies, J.A. 2012. Defense mechanisms involved in disease resistance of grafted vegetables. HortScience. 47(2):164-170.
Host resistance to phytophthora fruit rot in U.S. watermelon plant introductions - (Proceedings)
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L. 2011. Host resistance to phytophthora fruit rot in U.S. watermelon plant introductions. International Phytophthora Capsici Conference. p. 26-27.
Effect of actigard and other new fungicides on phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon - (Proceedings)
(08-Nov-11)
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.
Sensitivity of isolates of phytophthora capsici from the eastern United States to fluopicolide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keinath, A.P., Kousik, C.S. 2011. Sensitivity of isolates of phytophthora capsici from the eastern United States to fluopicolide. Plant Disease. 95:1414-1419.
Effect of Cultural Practices and Fungicides on Phytophthora Fruit Rot of Watermelon in the Carolinas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Adams, M.L., Jester, W.R., Hassell, R., Harrison Jr, H.F., Holmes, G.J. 2011. Effect of Cultural Practices and Fungicides on Phytophthora Fruit Rot of Watermelon in the Carolinas. Crop Protection. 30:888-894.
Evaluation of Actigard and Fungicides for Managing Phytophthora Fruit Rot of Watermelon, 2010 - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S., Thies, J.A., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2011. Evaluation of Actigard and Fungicides for Managing Phytophthora Fruit Rot of Watermelon, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports. 5:V058.
Evaluation of Watermelon Plant Introductions (PI) for Tolerance to Phytophthora Fruit Rot, 2010 - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S. 2011. Evaluation of Watermelon Plant Introductions (PI) for Tolerance to Phytophthora Fruit Rot, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports. 5:V059.
Evaluation of Commercial Melon Rootstocks for Tolerance to Crown Rot, 2010 - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R. 2011. Evaluation of Commercial Melon Rootstocks for Tolerance to Crown Rot, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports. 5:V057.
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)
Effect of phytophthora capsici crown rot on watermelon rootstocks and grafts - (Proceedings)
Kousik, C.S., Donahoo, R., Hassell, R. Effect of phytophthora capsici crown rot on watermelon rootstocks and grafts. Cucurbitaceae 2010 Proceedings. C.S. Kousik and A. Levi (eds.)pp. 305-307. 2010 (Proceedings)
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.
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.
Response of U.S. Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) Plant Introductions (PI) to Crown Rot caused by Phytophthora Capsici - (Abstract Only)
Kousik, C.S., Thies, J.A. 2010. Response of U.S. Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) Plant Introductions (PI) to Crown Rot caused by Phytophthora Capsici. Phytopathology. 100:S65.
Grafting for Management of Southern Root-knot Nematode, Meloidogyne Incognita, in Watermelon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thies, J.A., Ariss, J.J., Hassell, R.L., Olsen, S., Kousik, C.S., Levi, A. 2010. Grafting for Management of Southern Root-knot Nematode, Meloidogyne Incognita, in Watermelon. Plant Disease. 94(10):1195-1199.
Resistance of Wild Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus var. citroides) Rootstocks to Southern Root-Knot Nematode - (Abstract Only)
(07-Mar-10)
Tolerance to the Herbicide Clomazone in Watermelon Plant Introductions - (Abstract Only)
Harrison Jr, H.F., Kousik, C.S., Levi, A. 2010. Tolerance to the Herbicide Clomazone in Watermelon Plant Introductions. HortScience. 45:510.
Grafting Seedless Watermelons, How and Why? Will Grafting Help With Disease Control? - (Proceedings)
Kousik, C.S., Thies, J.A., Donahoo, R., Hassell, R. 2010. Grafting Seedless Watermelons, How and Why? Will Grafting Help With Disease Control?. Atlantic Coast Agriculture Conference and Trade Show. pp 38-39.
Baseline Sensitivity to Fluopicolide in Phytophthora Capsici Isolates from the Eastern United States - (Abstract Only)
Keinath, A.P., Fillippeli, E., Hausbeck, M.K., Kousik, C.S. 2010. Baseline Sensitivity to Fluopicolide in Phytophthora Capsici Isolates from the Eastern United States. Phytopathology. 100:S201.
Resistance to Southern Root-knot Nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) in Wild Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus var. citroides) Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(18-Nov-09)
Effectiveness of Fungicides in Managing Phytophthora Fruit Rot of Watermelon in South Carolina - (Proceedings)
Kousik, C.S., Thies, J.A., Hassell, R. 2009. Effectiveness of fungicides in managing Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon in South Carolina. International Phytophthora Capsici Conference. pp 19-20.
Determining Tolerance in Commercial Watermelon Rootstocks to Crown Rot caused by Phytophthora Capsici using Real-Time PCR - (Proceedings)
Kousik, C.S., Donahoo, R.S., Hassell, R. 2009. Determining Tolerance in Commercial Watermelon Rootstocks to Crown Rot caused by Phytophthora Capsici using Real-Time PCR. International Phytophthora Capsici Conference. pp 17-18.
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.
Utility of Grafting for Managing Southern Root-knot Nematode, Meloidogyne Incognita, in Watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Thies, J.A., Ariss, J., Hassell, R., Olson, S. Utility of Grafting for Managing Southern Root-knot Nematode, Meloidogyne Incognita, in Watermelon. Journal of Nematology. 41:385
Evaluation of Commercial Watermelon Rootstocks for Tolerance to Crown Rot and Powdery Mildew, 2007 - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R.L. 2009. Evaluation of Commercial Watermelon Rootstocks for Tolerance to Crown Rot and Powdery Mildew, 2007. Plant Disease Management Reports. 3:V144.
Reactions of Regional and Standard Sweetpotato Breeding Lines to Southern Root-knot Nematode Race 3, 2007 - (Research Notes)
Thies, J.A., Jackson, D.M. 2009. Reactions of Regional and Standard Sweetpotato Breeding Lines to Southern Root-knot Nematode Race 3, 2007. Plant Disease Management Reports. 3:V153, Online Journal at http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/pdmr/reports/2009/V153.pdf.
Reactions of Regional and Standard Sweetpotato Breeding Lines to Southern Root-knot Nematode race 3, 2008 - (Research Notes)
Thies, J.A., Jackson, D.M. 2009. Reactions of Regional and Standard Sweetpotato Breeding Lines to Southern Root-knot Nematode race 3, 2008. Plant Disease Management Reports. 3:V152, Online Journal at http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/pdmr/reports/2009/V152.pdf.
Comparison between the N and Me3 gene conferring resistance to the root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) in genetically different pepper lines (Capsicum annuun).     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thies, J.A., Ariss, J.J. 2009. Comparison between the N and Me3 gene conferring resistance to the root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) in genetically different pepper lines (Capsicum annuun). European Journal of Plant Pathology. 125(4):545-550.
Evaluation of Cultural Practices and Fungicides for Managing Phytophthora Fruit Rot of Watermelon, 2008 - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S. 2009. Evaluation of Cultural Practices and Fungicides for Managing Phytophthora Fruit Rot of Watermelon, 2008. Plant Disease Management Reports. 3:V133.
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.
Response of U. S. Cucumis Melo Plant Introductions to Phytophthora Capsici - (Abstract Only)
Donahoo, R.S., Kousik, C.S., Thies, J.A. 2009. Response of U. S. Cucumis Melo Plant Introductions to Phytophthora Capsici. Phytopathology. 99:S29.
Baseline Sensitivity of Phytophthora Capsici Isolates from the Southeast US to Mandipropamid - (Abstract Only)
Kousik, C.S., Donahoo, R.S., Keinath, A.P. 2009. Baseline Sensitivity of Phytophthora Capsici Isolates from the Southeast US to Mandipropamid. Phytopathology. 99:S67.
New Fungicides for Managing Phytophthora Fruit Rot of Watermelon in South Carolina - (Abstract Only)
(15-Feb-09)
Grafting for Management of Root-Knot Nematodes in Watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Thies, J.A., Ariss, J., Hassell, R., Olson, S. 2009. Grafting for Management of Root-Knot Nematodes in Watermelon. HortScience. 44(3):576.
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.
Resistant Pepper Genotypes and Soil Treatments for Managing Root Disease and Root-knot Nematode in Pepper - (Proceedings)
Thies, J.A., Dickson, D.W., Hassell, R., Rosskopf, E.N., Mendes, M. 2008. Resistant Pepper Genotypes and Soil Treatments for Managing Root Disease and Root-knot Nematode in Pepper. 19th International Pepper Conference Proceedings. P. 27. September 7-10, 2008, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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.
New Fungicides for Managing Phytophthora Fruit Rot of Watermelon - (Trade Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Holmes, G.J., Adams, M.L. 2008. New Fungicides for Managing Phytophthora Fruit Rot of Watermelon. Vineline Magazine. pp 30.
Potential Sources of Resistance to Cucurbit Powdery Mildew in US Plant Introductions (PI) of Lagenaria Siceraria (bottle gourd) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Levi, A., Ling, K., Wechter, W.P. 2008. Potential Sources of Resistance to Cucurbit Powdery Mildew in US Plant Introductions (PI) of Lagenaria Siceraria (bottle gourd). HortScience. 43(5):1359-1364
Grafting – a tool for managing root-knot nematodes in watermelon? - (Abstract Only)
Thies, J.A., Ariss, J., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R. 2008. Grafting – a tool for managing root-knot nematodes in watermelon?. Phytopathology. 98:S156.
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.
Reaction of Wild Watermelon Germplasm to Southern Root-Knot Nematode in South Carolina - (Abstract Only)
Ariss, J., Thies, J.A., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R.L. 2008. Reaction of Wild Watermelon Germplasm to Southern Root-Knot Nematode in South Carolina. Phytopathology. 98:S14.
Managing Phytophthora Disease with Fungicides - (Abstract Only)
Hausbeck, M.K., Keinath, A.P., Kousik, C.S., Matheron, M.E. 2008. Managing Phytophthora Disease with Fungicides. Phytopathology. APS Centennial celebration in Minneapolis, MN, July 26, 2008.
Evaluation of Fungicides for Control of Phytophthora Blight of Watermelon in North Carolina and South Carolina - (Abstract Only)
Adams, M.L., Holmes, G.J., Kousik, C.S. 2008. Evaluation of Fungicides for Control of Phytophthora Blight of Watermelon in North Carolina and South Carolina. Phytopathology. 98:S10.
First Report of Insensitivity to Cyazofamid among Isolates of Phytophthora capsici from the Southeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Keinath, A.P. 2008. First Report of Insensitivity to Cyazofamid among Isolates of Phytophthora capsici from the Southeastern United States. Plant Disease. 92:979.
Is Grafting Useful for Managing Root-Knot Nematodes in Watermelon? - (Abstract Only)
Thies, J.A., Ariss, J., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R. 2008. Is Grafting Useful for Managing Root-Knot Nematodes in Watermelon?. HortScience. 43(3):623.
Response of Watermelon Germplasm to Southern Root-Knot Nematode in Field Tests - (Abstract Only)
Ariss, J., Thies, J.A., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R.L. 2008. Response of Watermelon Germplasm to Southern Root-Knot Nematode in Field Tests. HortScience. 43(3):622.
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.
Evaluation of regional and standard sweetpotato entries for reaction to southern root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita - (Research Notes)
Thies, J.A., Ariss, J., Jackson, D.M. 2008. Evaluation of regional and standard sweetpotato entries for reaction to southern root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report. Pp 63-64. Asheville, NC. November 19-20, 2008.
Effects of the Mi-1, N and Tabasco Genes on Infection and Reproduction of Meloidogyne Mayaguensis on Tomato and Pepper Genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brito, J.A., Stanley, R., Kaur, R., Cetintas, R., Di Vito, M., Thies, J.A., Dickson, D.W. 2007. Effects of the Mi-1, N and Tabasco Genes on Infection and Reproduction of Meloidogyne Mayaguensis on Tomato and Pepper Genotypes. Journal of Nematology. 39:327-332.
Host resistance and soil treatments for managing Pythium root rot and southern root-knot nematode in pepper - (Proceedings)
Thies, J.A., Dickson, D.W., Hassell, R., Rosskopf, E.N., Mendes, M. 2007. Host resistance and soil treatments for managing Pythium root rot and southern root-knot nematode in pepper. Proceedings of the Texas Pepper Conference, November 7-9, 2007. Weslaco, TX. 11:9-10.
Response of U.S. bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) Plant Introductions to Phytophthora capsici - (Proceedings)
Kousik, C.S., Thies, J.A. 2007. Response of U.S. bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) Plant Introductions to Phytophthora capsici. International Phytophthora Capsici Conference, Islamorada, FL, 2007. p.27.
Sensitivity of Phytophthora capsici isolates from the southeast US to Fluopicolide and Cyazofamid. - (Proceedings)
Kousik, C.S., Keinath, A.P. 2007. Sensitivity of Phytophthora capsici isolates from the southeast US to Fluopicolide and Cyazofamid. International Phytophthora Capsici Conference, Islamorada, FL, 2007. p. 20.
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