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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: INTEGRATION OF BIOLOGICALLY BASED TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUPPRESSION OF SOILBORNE PLANT PATHOGENS

Location: Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory

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

Bacillus megaterium A6 suppresses Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on oilseed rape in the field and promotes oilseed rape growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, X., Roberts, D.P., Xie, L., Maul, J.E., Yu, C., Li, Y., Zhang, S., Liao, X. 2013. Bacillus megaterium A6 suppresses Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on oilseed rape in the field and promotes oilseed rape growth. Crop Protection. 52:151-158.
Formulations of the endophytic bacterium Bacillus subtilis Tu-100 suppress Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on oilseed rape and improve plant vigor in field trials conducted at separate locations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, X., Roberts, D.P., Maul, J.E., Emche, S.E., Liao, X., Gao, X., Gao, Y., Mckenna, L.F., Buyer, J.S., Liu, S. 2011. Formulations of the endophytic bacterium Bacillus subtilis Tu-100 suppress Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on oilseed rape and improve plant vigor in field trials conducted at separate locations. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 57(7): 539-546.
Mutation of a degS homologue in Enterobacter cloacae decreases colonization and biological control of damping-off caused by Pythium ultimum on cucumber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roberts, D.P., Lohrke, S.M., Mckenna, L.F., Lakshman, D.K., Kong, H.N., Lydon, J. 2011. Mutation of a degS homologue in Enterobacter cloacae decreases colonization and biological control of damping-off caused by Pythium ultimum on cucumber. Microbiology. 101:271-280.
Impact of the Spatial Heterogeneity of the Spermosphere and Rhizosphere on Performance of Bacterial Biological Control Agents - (Book / Chapter)
Roberts, D.P., Kobayashi, D.Y. 2011. Impact of the Spatial Heterogeneity of the Spermosphere and Rhizosphere on Performance of Bacterial Biological Control Agents. In: Maheshwari, D.K., editor. Bacteria in Agrobiology: Crop Ecosystems. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. p. 111-130.
Selection of genetically diverse trichoderma spp. isolates for suppression of phytophthora capsici on bell pepper - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roberts, D.P., Maul, J.E., Mckenna, L.F., Emche, S.E., Meyer, S.L., Collins, R.T., Bowers, J.H. 2010. Selection of genetically diverse trichoderma spp. isolates for suppression of phytophthora capsici on bell pepper. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 56:864-873.
Reduced carbon utilization, competitive colonization of the spermosphere, and disease suppression by Enterobacter cloacae - (Abstract Only)
Roberts, D.P., Mckenna, L.F., Buyer, J.S. 2009. Reduced carbon utilization, competitive colonization of the spermosphere, and disease suppression by Enterobacter cloacae [abstract]. International Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria Workshop.
Influence of host seed on metabolic activity by Enterobacter cloacae in the spermosphere     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roberts, D.P., Baker, C.J., Mckenna, L.F., Liu, S., Buyer, J.S., Kobayashi, D.Y. 2009. Influence of host seed on metabolic activity by Enterobacter cloacae in the spermosphere. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 41:754-761.
Suppression of Phytophthora capsici on bell pepper with isolates of Trichoderma - (Abstract Only)
Roberts, D.P., Mckenna, L.F. 2008. Suppression of Phytophthora capsici on bell pepper with isolates of Trichoderma [abstract]. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives.
Evidence that a DEGS homologue in Enterobacter clocae is important for colonization and disease suppression on cucumber - (Abstract Only)
Roberts, D.P., Lohrke, S.M., Mckenna, L.F., Lakshman, D.K. 2008. Evidence that a DEGS homologue in Enterobacter clocae is important for colonization and disease suppression on cucumber [abstract]. Microbial Ecology International Symposium.
Metabolic behavior of bacterial biological control agents in soil and plant rhizospheres - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pielach, C.A., Roberts, D.P., Kobayashi, D.Y. 2008. Metabolic behavior of bacterial biological control agents in soil and plant rhizospheres. Advances in Applied Microbiology. 65:199-215.
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