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Research Project: BIOLOGICALLY-BASED SYSTEMS FOR SOILBORNE DISEASE CONTROL IN TREE FRUIT AGRO-ECOSYSTEMS

Location: Physiology and Pathology of Tree Fruits Research

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

The response of ammonia-oxidizer activity and community structure to fertilizer amendment of orchard soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Strauss, S.L., Reardon, C.L., Mazzola, M. 2013. The response of ammonia-oxidizer activity and community structure to fertilizer amendment of orchard soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 68:410-418.
Differential suppression of ethylene biosynthesis and receptor genes in 'Golden Delicious' apple by preharvest and postharvest 1-MCP treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Varanasi, V., Shin, S.B., Johnson, F., Mattheis, J.P., Zhu, Y. 2013. Differential suppression of ethylene biosynthesis and receptor genes in 'Golden Delicious' apple by preharvest and postharvest 1-MCP treatments. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. DOI 10.1007/s00344-013-9326-8.
Changes in available nitrogen and nematode abundance in response to Brassica seed meal amendment of orchard soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reardon, C.L., Strauss, S.L., Mazzola, M. 2012. Changes in available nitrogen and nematode abundance in response to Brassica seed meal amendment of orchard soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 57:22-29.
Application Sequence and soil biology influence anaerobic soil disinfestation induced disease suppression - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Shennan, C., Muramoto, J. 2012. Application Sequence and soil biology influence anaerobic soil disinfestation induced disease suppression. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives. 57:1-3.
Non-fumigant strategies for soilborne disease control in California strawberry production systems - (Proceedings)
Shennan, C., Muramoto, J., Fenimore, S., Bolda, M., Daugovish, O., Dara, S., Mazzola, M., Lazarovits, G. 2012. Non-fumigant strategies for soilborne disease control in California strawberry production systems. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives. 16:1-4.
Diversity and natural functions of antibiotices produced by beneficial and pathogenic soil bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raaijmakers, J.M., Mazzola, M. 2012. Diversity and natural functions of antibiotices produced by beneficial and pathogenic soil bacteria. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 50:403-424.
Gene expression profiles for two auxin transporters during apple fruit maturation and ripening - (Abstract Only)
Shin, S.B., Mattheis, J.P., Evans, K., Zhu, Y. 2012. Gene expression profiles for two auxin transporters during apple fruit maturation and ripening. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting.
Long-term suppression of Pythium abappressorium induced by Brassica juncea seed meal amendment is biologically mediated - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weerakoon, D.M., Reardon, C.L., Paulitz, T.C., Izzo, A., Mazzola, M. 2012. Long-term suppression of Pythium abappressorium induced by Brassica juncea seed meal amendment is biologically mediated. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 51:44-52.
PCR assays for diagnosis of postharvest fruit rots and early detection of Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis and Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens in apple fruit - (Abstract Only)
Sikdar, P., Okubara, P.A., Mazzola, M., Xiao, C. 2012. PCR assays for diagnosis of postharvest fruit rots and early detection of Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis and Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens in apple fruit. Phytopathology. 102:S4.109-110.
Replant disease control and soil system resilience to pathogen infestation in response to Brassicaceae seed meal amendment - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M. 2012. Replant disease control and soil system resilience to pathogen infestation in response to Brassicaceae seed meal amendment. Phytopathology. 102:S4.77.
Transformation of soil microbial community structure in response to anaerobic soil disinfestation for soil-borne disease control in strawberry - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M., Muramoto, J., Shennan, C. 2012. Transformation of soil microbial community structure in response to anaerobic soil disinfestation for soil-borne disease control in strawberry. Phytopathology. 102:S4.77-78.
Use of Brassicaceous seed meals to improve seedling emergence of tomato and pepper in Pythium ultimum infested soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handiseni, M., Brown, J., Zemetra, R., Mazzola, M. 2012. Use of Brassicaceous seed meals to improve seedling emergence of tomato and pepper in Pythium ultimum infested soils. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection. 45:1204-1209.
Progress in Brassicaceae seed meal formulation and application for replant disease control in organic apple orchards - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. 2012. Progress in Brassicaceae seed meal formulation and application for replant disease control in organic apple orchards. Page 9, in, Proceedings 2nd International Organic Fruit Research Symposium.
Wheat varietal selection and annual vs. perennial growth habit impact soil microbes and apple replant disease supression - (Proceedings)
Hoagland, L., Mazzola, M., Murphy, K.M., Jones, S.S. 2012. Wheat varietal selection and annual vs. perennial growth habit impact soil microbes and apple replant disease supression. 6th Organic Seed Growers Conference. Meeting Proceedings. 95-100.
Initial Pythium species composition and Brassicaceae seed meal type influence extent of Pythium-induced plant growth suppression in soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Reardon, C.L., Brown, J. 2012. Initial Pythium species composition and Brassicaceae seed meal type influence extent of Pythium-induced plant growth suppression in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 48:20-27.
Apple Replant Disease: Role of microbial ecology in cause and control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Manici, L.M. 2012. Apple Replant Disease: Role of microbial ecology in cause and control. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 50:45-65.
Advances in Brassica seed meal formulation for apple replant disease control - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. 2011. Advances in Brassica seed meal formulation for apple replant disease control. In: Proceedings Annual International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, 11/9/2011, Fresno, California. 6.1-6.4.
Potential of biofumigation for soilborne pest control in strawberry - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. Potential of biofumigation for soilborne pest control in strawberry. pp 47.1-47.2, In, Proceedings Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions. MBAO, Fresno, CA 2011.
Molecular analyses of Pythium irregulare isolates from grapevines in South Africa suggest a single variable species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spies, C.F., Mazzola, M., Botha, W.J., Langenhoven, S., Mostert, L., Mcleod, A. 2011. Molecular analyses of Pythium irregulare isolates from grapevines in South Africa suggest a single variable species. Fungal Biology. 115:1210-1224.
Active manipulation of resident biology to suppress Macrophomina phaseolina in strawberry - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M. 2011. Active manipulation of resident biology to suppress Macrophomina phaseolina in strawberry. Phytopathology. 101:S117.
Advances in Brassicaceae seed meal formulation and application for replant disease control in organic apple orchards - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M. 2011. Advances in Brassicaceae seed meal formulation and application for replant disease control in organic apple orchards. Phytopathology. 101:S117.
A multi-phasic approach reveals that apple replant disease is caused by multiple biological agents, with some agents acting synergistically - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tewoldemedhin, Y.T., Mazzola, M., Labuschangne, I., Mcleod, A. 2011. A multi-phasic approach reveals that apple replant disease is caused by multiple biological agents, with some agents acting synergistically. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 43:1917-1927.
Secondary metabolite production by Pseudomonas fluorescens strain Pf-5 confers protection against Naegleria americana in the wheat rhizosphere - (Abstract Only)
Strauss, S.L., Loper, J.E., Mazzola, M. 2011. Secondary metabolite production by Pseudomonas fluorescens strain Pf-5 confers protection against Naegleria americana in the wheat rhizosphere. SSSA Annual International Meeting. Meeting Abstract. 123-36.
The effect of organic amendments on microbial nitrogen cycling in orchard soils - (Abstract Only)
Strauss, S.L., Mazzola, M. 2011. The effect of organic amendments on microbial nitrogen cycling in orchard soils. SSSA International Meeting. Meeting Abstract. 384-2.
Effect of cropping system on composition of the Rhizoctonia populations recovered from canola and lupin in a winter rainfall region of South Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lamprecht, S.C., Tewoldemedhin, Y.T., Hardy, M., Calitz, F.J., Mazzola, M. 2011. Effect of cropping system on composition of the Rhizoctonia populations recovered from canola and lupin in a winter rainfall region of South Africa. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 131:305-316.
Resident biology restricts proliferation of Macrophomina phaseolina in brassicaceae seed meal meal amended soil - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M. 2012. Resident biology restricts proliferation of Macrophomina phaseolina in brassicaceae seed meal meal amended soil. Phytopathology. 101:S117.
Particle size affects Brassica seed meal-induced pathogen suppression of Rhizoctonia solani AG-5 - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M. 2011. Particle size affects Brassica seed meal-induced pathogen suppression of Rhizoctonia solani AG-5. Phytopathology. 101:S249.
Characterisation and detection of Pythium and Phytophthora species associated with grapevines in South Africa. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spies, C., Mazzola, M., Mcleod, A. 2011. Characterisation and detection of Pythium and Phytophthora species associated with grapevines in South Africa. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 131:103-119.
Evaluation of strategies for the control of canola and lupin seedling diseases caused by Rhizoctonia anastomosis groups - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lamprecht, S.C., Tewoldemedhin, Y.T., Calitz, F.J., Mazzola, M. 2011. Evaluation of strategies for the control of canola and lupin seedling diseases caused by Rhizoctonia anastomosis groups. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 130:427-439.
Cylindrocarpon species associated with apple tree roots in South Africa and their quantification using real-time PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tewoldemedhin, Y., Mazzola, M., Mostert, L., Mcleod, A. 2011. Cylindrocarpon species associated with apple tree roots in South Africa and their quantification using real-time PCR. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 129:637-651.
Utilizing Brassicaceae seed meal as a soil amendment to suppress weed and soil borne pathogens - (Proceedings)
Brown, J., Handiseni, M., Mazzola, M. 2010. Utilizing Brassicaceae seed meal as a soil amendment to suppress weed and soil borne pathogens. Meeting Abstract. 143-4.
Effects of Brassicaceae seed meal-amended soil on germination and growth of weed seeds - (Proceedings)
Brown, D., Handiseni, M., Brown, J., Mazzola, M. 2010. Effects of Brassicaceae seed meal-amended soil on germination and growth of weed seeds. Meeting Abstract. 141-16.
Characterization of Rhizoctonia isolates associated with damping-off and crown rot of rooibos seedlings - (Proceedings)
Tewoldemedhim, Y.T., Lamprecht, S.C., Mazzola, M. 2011. Characterization of Rhizoctonia isolates associated with damping-off and crown rot of rooibos seedlings. Proceedings for the Southern African Society for Plant Pathology Annual Meeting. P. 51.
Oogonal biometry and phylogenetic analysis of the Pythium vexans species group from woody agricultural hosts in South Africa reveal distinct groups within this taxon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spies, C., Mazzola, M., Wilhelm, J., Van Der Rijst, M., Mostert, L., Mcleod, A. 2011. Oogonal biometry and phylogenetic analysis of the Pythium vexans species group from woody agricultural hosts in South Africa reveal distinct groups within this taxon. Fungal Biology. 115:157-168.
Characterization of fungi (Fusarium and Rhizoctonia) and oomycetes (Phytophthora and Pythium) associated with apple orchards in South Africa. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tewoldemedhin, Y.T., Mazzola, M., Botha, W.J., Spies, C., Mcleod, A. 2011. Characterization of fungi (Fusarium and Rhizoctonia) and oomycetes (Phytophthora and Pythium) associated with apple orchards in South Africa. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 130:215-229.
Herbicidal activity of Brassicaceae seed meal on wild oat (Avena fatua), Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.), redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus L.) and prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handiseni, M., Brown, J., Zemetra, R., Mazzola, M. 2011. Herbicidal activity of Brassicaceae seed meal on wild oat (Avena fatua), Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.), Redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus L.) and Prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola). Weed Technology. 25:127-134.
Brassica juncea seed meal particle size influences chemistry but not soil biology-based suppression of individual agents inciting apple replant disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Zhao, X. 2010. Brassica juncea seed meal particle size influences chemistry but not soil biology-based suppression of individual agents inciting apple replant disease. Plant Soil. 337:313-324.
Antibiotic production by soil bacteria: diversity, activity and natural functions - (Proceedings)
(16-Jul-10)
Brassica juncea seed meal amendment induces long-term suppressiveness to Pythium abappressorium under enclosed and open soil incubation conditions - (Abstract Only)
Weerakoon, M., Izzo, A., Mazzola, M. 2010. Brassica juncea seed meal amendment induces long-term suppressiveness to Pythium abappressorium under enclosed and open soil incubation conditions. Phytopathology. 100-S134.
General Suppression of Free-Living Nematodes by Brassicaceae Seed Meal - (Proceedings)
(10-May-10)
Extracellular metabolites limit bacterial susceptibility to predation in a protist-specific manner and their regulation may be protist-induced - (Abstract Only)
(10-May-10)
Efficacy of brassicaceous seed meal formulations for the control of apple replant disease in conventional and organic production systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Brown, J. 2010. Efficacy of brassicaceous seed meal formulations for the control of apple replant disease in conventional and organic production systems. Plant Disease. 94:835-842.
Non-Fumigant management of apple replant disease in organic and conventional systems - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. 2010. Non-Fumigant management of apple replant disease in organic and conventional systems. Proceedings Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions. 100:1-3.
Active manipulation of native soil microbial community structure and function to suppress soilborne diseases - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. 2009. Active manipulation of native soil microbial community structure and function to suppress soilborne diseases. Meeting Abstract. P. 1-11.
Protozoan-induced regulation of cycliclipopeptide biosythesis is an effective predation defense mechanism for Pseudomonas fluorescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., De Bruijn, I., Cohen, M.F., Raaijmakers, J.M. 2009. Protozoan-induced regulation of cycliclipopeptide biosythesis is an effective predation defense mechanism for Pseudomonas fluorescens. Appl. Environ Microbiol. 75:6804-6811.
Management of resident soil microbial community structure and function to suppress soilborne disease development - (Book / Chapter)
Mazzola, M. 2010. Management of resident soil microbial community structure and function to suppress soilborne disease development. In: Reynolds, M., editor. Climate Change and Crop Production. CABI, Wallingford, UK. p. 200-219.
Cylindrocarpon species associated with apple trees in South Africa, and the development of a molecular quantification technique from roots - (Abstract Only)
Tewoldemedhin, Y., Mazzola, M., Mostert, L., Mcleod, A. 2009. Cylindrocarpon species associated with apple trees in South Africa, and the development of a molecular quantification technique from roots. Phytopathology. 99:S127
The multiple personalities of Streptomyces spp. from the rhizosphere of apple cultivated in brassica seed meal ameded soils - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Zhao, X., Tewoldemedhin, Y., Mcleod, A. 2009. The multiple personalities of Streptomyces spp. from the rhizosphere of apple cultivated in brassica seed meal ameded soils. Phytopathology. 99:S150.
Interaction of brassicaceous seed meal and apple rootstock on recovery of Pythium spp. and Pratylenchus penetrans from roots grown in replant soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Brown, J., Zhao, X., Izzo, A., Fazio, G. 2009. Interaction of brassicaceous seed meal and apple rootstock on recovery of Pythium spp. and Pratylenchus penetrans from roots grown in replant soils. Plant Disease. 93:51-57.
Novel approaches in plant breeding for rhizosphere-related traits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wissuwa, M., Mazzola, M., Picard, C. 2008. Novel approaches in plant breeding for rhizosphere-related traits. Plant and Soil Journal 321:409-430
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