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Research Project: PECAN CULTIVATION AND DISEASE MANAGEMENT Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Genetic diversity and population structure of Fusicladium effusum on pecan in the U.S.A. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W., Stevenson, K.L., Arias De Ares, R.S. 2014. Genetic diversity and population structure of Fusicladium effusum on pecan in the U.S.A.. Plant Disease. 98:916-923.
What interval characteristics make a good disease assessment category scale     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chian, K., Liu, S., Bock, C.H., Gottwald, T.R. 2014. What interval characteristics make a good disease assessment category scale. Phytopathology. 104(6): 575-585 http://dx.doi.org/10.1094?PHYTO-10-13-0279-R.
Identification of a naturally produced antifungal compound with activity against pecan scab - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Wedge, D.E., Cantrell, C.L. 2014. Identification of a naturally produced antifungal compound with activity against pecan scab. Pecan Grower. 25:52-60.
A comparison of UP-PCR and RAPD markers to study genetic diversity of Fusicladium effusum (G. Winter, cause of pecan scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(14-Nov-13)
What about the rare-earth elements - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Grauke, L.J. 2013. What about the rare-earth elements. Pecan Grower. 25(2):8-16.
Vivipary in pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(30-Sep-13)
Fusicladium effusum - (Other)
Bock, C.H. 2013. Fusicladium effusum. CABI Crop Protection Compendium. Wallingford, UK: www.cabi.org/cpc.
Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2011     Reprint Icon - (Other)
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2013. Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports. 7:STF023.
Efficacy of petal fall and shuck split fungicides for control of scab on peach in middle Georgia, 2012 - (Other)
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2013. Efficacy of petal fall and shuck split fungicides for control of scab on peach in middle Georgia, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports. 7:STF022 http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pubtrial/pdmr/.
Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2012 - (Other)
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2013. Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports. 7:STF021 http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/pdmr/.
Peronosclerospora sorghi - (Other)
Bock, C.H. 2013. Peronosclerospora sorghi. CABI Crop Protection Compendium. Wallingford, UK: www.cabi.org/cpc.
Iron-induced nickel deficiency in pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2013. Iron-induced nickel deficiency in pecan. HortScience. 48(9):1145-1153.
Unusual pecan diseases that might appear during a wet year - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Riley, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2013. Unusual pecan diseases that might appear during a wet year. Pecan Grower. 25:74-77.
A comparison of different category scales for estimating disease severity - (Proceedings)
Chiang, K., Liu, S., Bock, C.H., Gottwald, T.R. 2013. A comparison of different category scales for estimating disease severity. Plant Disease Epidemiology International Workshop Proceedings. August 22-25, 2013, Beijing, China:P36 (69pp).
Distribution of scab and management of the disease in large pecan trees - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Cottrell, T.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Distribution of scab and management of the disease in large pecan trees. Pecan Grower. 25:22-34.
A comparison of culture and bioassay for detecting citrus canker - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Gottwald, T.R., Graham, J.H. 2013. A comparison of culture and bioassay for detecting citrus canker. Phytopathology. 103:S2.16 http:11apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/phyto.
Fungicide spray coverage from ground-based sprayers in mature pecan trees - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2013. Fungicide spray coverage from ground-based sprayers in mature pecan trees. Phytopathology. 103:S2.17 http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/phyto.
Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of pecan scab - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of pecan scab. Phytopathology. 103:S2.17 http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/phyto.
Disease and spray coverage in pecan trees - (Other)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Disease and spray coverage in pecan trees. Georgia Pecan Growers Association. Available: https://www.georgiapecan.org/conference.da.
Integrated Management of Citrus Canker - (Trade Journal)
Graham, J.H., Gruber, B., Bock, C.H. 2013. Integrated Management of Citrus Canker. Citrus Industry. 92: 12-17.
Disease and spray coverage in pecan trees - (Other)
Bock, C.H. 2013. Disease and spray coverage in pecan trees. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. www.sepga.com/files/3413/6509/9081/Bock_SEPGA.pdf.
The effect of Horsfall-Barratt category size on the accuracy and reliability of estimates of pecan scab severity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Van Den Bosch, F., Parnell, S., Wood, B.W., Gottwald, T.R. 2013. The effect of Horsfall-Barratt category size on the accuracy and reliability of estimates of pecan scab severity. Plant Disease. 97:797-806.
Effect of the duration of inoculum exposure on development of citrus canker symptoms on seedlings of Swingle citrumelo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Graham, J.H., Gottwald, T.R., Cook, A.Z., Parker, P.P. 2014. Effect of the duration of inoculum exposure on development of citrus canker symptoms on seedlings of Swingle citrumelo. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 138:237-245.
Vertical distribution of scab in large pecan trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Cottrell, T.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Vertical distribution of scab in large pecan trees. Plant Disease. 97:626-634.
Pecan scab severity-effects of assessment methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W., Gottwald, T.R. 2013. Pecan scab severity-effects of assessment methods. Plant Disease. 97:675-684.
Predisposition of citrus foliage to infection with Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Graham, J.H., Cook, A.Z., Parker, P., Gottwald, T.R. 2013. Predisposition of citrus foliage to infection with Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri. Journal of Plant Pathology. 95:99-106.
Induced resistance – does it have potential as a tool in pecan disease management? - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2012. Induced resistance – does it have potential as a tool in pecan disease management?. Pecan Grower. 24:20-28.
Predisposition of citrus foliage to infection with Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri. - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Graham, J.H., Cook, A.Z., Parker, P., Gottwald, T.R. 2012. Predisposition of citrus foliage to infection with Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri. [abstract]. Phytopathology. 102:S4.13.
The effect of height on severity of pecan scab in non-treated mature pecan trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W., Cottrell, T.E. 2012. The effect of height on severity of pecan scab in non-treated mature pecan trees. Phytopathology. 102:S4.13.
Managing vivipary in pecan - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W. 2012. Managing vivipary in pecan. ASHS Annual Conference. p.70.
Evaluation of a phosphite fungicide to control pecan scab in the southeastern USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2012. Evaluation of a phosphite fungicide to control pecan scab in the southeastern USA. Crop Protection Journal. 34:58-65.
Options for pest and disease control in organic pecan - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. Options for pest and disease control in organic pecan. The Pecan Grower. 23:32-46.2012.(Trade Journal).
Short distance dispersal of splashed bacteria of Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri from canker-infected grapefruit tree canopies in turbulent wind - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Cook, A.Z., Parker, P.E., Gottwald, T.R., Graham, J.H. 2012. Short distance dispersal of splashed bacteria of Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri from canker-infected grapefruit tree canopies in turbulent wind. Plant Pathology. 61:829-836.
The effect of wind on dispersal of splash-borne Xanthomonas citri subsp citri at different heights and distances downwind of canker-infected grapefruit trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Gottwald, T.R., Cook, A.Z., Parker, P.E., Graham, J.H. 2012. The effect of wind on dispersal of splash-borne Xanthomonas citri subsp citri at different heights and distances downwind of canker-infected grapefruit trees. Journal of Plant Pathology. 93:667-677.
Suppression of pecan scab by nickel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2012. Suppression of pecan scab by nickel. HortScience. 47(4):503-508.
Processess involved in the dispersal of Xanthomonas citri pv. citri from canker-infected citrus canopies, and in the infection of citrus foliage - (Proceedings)
Bock, C.H., Gottwald, T.R. 2011. Processess involved in the dispersal of Xanthomonas citri pv. citri from canker-infected citrus canopies, and in the infection of citrus foliage. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Xanthomonas citri/Citrus canker, November 17-18, 2011, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil. p. 27-30.
A survey of survival and activity of citrus canker lesion populations on foliage, fruit and shoots in a Florida grapefruit orchard in 2009 and 2010 - (Proceedings)
Bock, C.H., Gottwald, T.R., Graham, J.H. 2011. A survey of survival and activity of citrus canker lesion populations on foliage, fruit and shoots in a Florida grapefruit orchard in 2009 and 2010. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Xanthomonas citri/Citrus canker, November, 17-18, 2011, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil. p. 24-26.
Processes involved in the dispersal of Xanthomonas citri pv. citri from canker-infectd citrus canopies, and in the infection of citrus foliage - (Proceedings)
Bock, Clive H., Gottwald, Timothy R. 2011. Processes involved in the dispersal of Xanthomonas citri pv. citri from canker-infectd citrus canopies, and in the infection of citrus foliage. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Xanthomonas citri/Citrus canker, November 17-18, 2011, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil. p. 27-30.
The rare-earth metallome of pecan and other Carya - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Grauke, L.J. 2011. The rare-earth metallome of pecan and other Carya. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 136(6):389-398.
Detection and measurement of plant disease symptoms using visible-wavelength photography and image analysis - (Review Article)
Bock, C.H. and Nutter, F.W. Detection and measurement of plant disease symptoms using visible-wavelength photography and image analysis. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources 6: 1-15. doi: 10.1079/ PAVSNNR20116027. Available: http://www.cabi.org/cabreviews/. 2011. (Review).
The regulation of the production of female flores in pecan - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. The regulation of the production of female flores in pecan. Pecan Grower. 23(2):8-14.
What is the best source of Nitrogen for pecan orchards? - (Proceedings)
(14-Aug-11)
An introduction to pecan anthracnose: What a grower needs to know - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. An introduction to pecan anthracnose: What a grower needs to know. Pecan Grower. 23(1):28-33.
Use of standard area diagrams to improve assessment of scab on fruit of pecan: A nutraceutical tree nut - (Abstract Only)
Yadav, Nalini, V.S., Bock, C.H., De Vos, Stephanis M., Wood, B.W. 2011. Use of standard area diagrams to improve assessment of scab on fruit of pecan: A nutraceutical tree nut. Abstract presented at the American Council for Medicinally Active Plants, 2nd Annual Conference of ACMAP, July 17-20, 2011, A&M University, Huntsville, ALabama.
Influence of nickel on severity of pecan scab - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2011. Influence of nickel on severity of pecan scab. Phytopathology. 101:S193.
Activity of citrus canker lesions on leaves, shoots and fruit of grapefruit in a Florida orchard from June 2010 to January 2011 - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Gottwald, T.R., Graham, T.H. 2011. Activity of citrus canker lesions on leaves, shoots and fruit of grapefruit in a Florida orchard from June 2010 to January 2011 [abstract]. Phytopathology. 101:S17.
Use of standard area diagrams to improve assessment of pecan scab on fruit - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Yadav, N.S., De Vos, S.M., Wood, B.W. 2011. Use of standard area diagrams to improve assessment of pecan scab on fruit. Phytopathology. 101:S196.
Evaluation of phosphite to control scab on pecan in the southeastern USA - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2011. Evaluation of phosphite to control scab on pecan in the southeastern USA. Phytopathology. 101:S17.
Iron induced nickel deficiency - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W. 2011. Iron induced nickel deficiency. HortScience. (Supplement) S133. 46(9).
Influence of plant bioregulators on pecan flowering and implications for regulation of pistillate flower initiation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. Influence of plant bioregulators on pecan flowering and implications for regulation of pistillate flower initiation. HortScience. 46(6):870-877.
What form of nitrogen do pecan trees prefer? - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. What form of nitrogen do pecan trees prefer? Pecan Grower. 22(4):36-50.
Orchard nitrogen management: Which nitrogen source is best? - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. Orchard nitrogen management: Which nitrogen source is best? Pecan Grower. 22(3):10-17.
The distribution of peach scab lesions on the surface of diseased peaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Okie, W.R., Wood, B.W. 2011. The distribution of peach scab lesions on the surface of diseased peaches. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 130:393-402.
Influence of aminoethoxyvinylglycine (AVG) on yield and quality of nut crops from a commercial pecan orchard - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. Influence of aminoethoxyvinylglycine (AVG) on yield and quality of nut crops from a commercial pecan orchard. HortScience. 46(4):586-589.
Distribution of canker lesions on the surface of diseased grapefruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Parker, P.E., Gottwald, T.R. 2011. Distribution of canker lesions on the surface of diseased grapefruit. Plant Pathology. 60:986-991.
Supplemental foliar nickel and copper applications do not reduce kernel necrosis in pecan trees receiving excess nitrogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagle, P., Smith, M.W., Wood, B.W., Rohla, C.T. 2011. Supplemental foliar nickel and copper applications do not reduce kernel necrosis in pecan trees receiving excess nitrogen. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 42:2219-2228.
Response of young bearing pecan trees to spring foliar nickel applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagle, P., Smith, M.W., Wood, B.W., Rohla, C.T. 2011. Response of young bearing pecan trees to spring foliar nickel applications. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 34:1558-1566.
Infection and decontamination of citrus-canker-inoculated leaf surfaces - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Parker, P. E., Cook, A. Z., Graham, J. H. and Gottwald, T. R. Infection and decontamination of citrus canker-inoculated leaf surfaces. Crop Protection 30: 259-264. 2011.
Relationship of shoot dieback in pecan to fungi and fruiting stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W., Stevenson, K.L. 2010. Relationship of shoot dieback in pecan to fungi and fruiting stress. HortScience. 45:87-91.
A new class of fungicides for pecans - (Trade Journal)
Brenneman, T., Bock, C.H., Jason, B.J. 2010. A new class of fungicides for pecans. Pecan Grower. 22(2):8-9.
Flowering in pecan - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2010. Flowering in pecan. Pecan Grower. 21(4):24-27.
Influence of elevating tree potassium on fruit-drop and yield of pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Wells, L., Funderburke, F. 2010. Influence of elevating tree potassium on fruit-drop and yield of pecan. HortScience. 45:911-917.
Distribution of canker lesions on grapefruit in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Parker, P.E., Gottwald, T.R. 2010. Distribution of canker lesions on grapefruit in Florida [abstract]. Phytopathology. 100:S15.
The activity of citrus canker lseions on grapefruit in Florida, June 2009-January 2010 - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Parker, P.E., Gottwald, T.R., Graham, J.H. 2010. The activity of citrus canker lesions on grapefruit in Florida, June 2009-January 2010 [abstract]. Phytopathology. 100:S15.
Wind speed and wind-associated leaf injury affect severity of citrus canker on Swingle citrumelo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Graham, J.H., Gottwald, T.R., Cook, A.Z., Parker, P.E. 2010. Wind speed and wind-associated leaf injury affect severity of citrus canker on Swingle citrumelo. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 128:21-38.
Pecan production under a "Food Systems" paradigm - (Proceedings)
Wood, B.W. 2010. Pecan production under a "Food Systems" paradigm. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting, February 27-28, 2010, San Destin Florida. 103:94-102.
Managing potassium in pecan orchards - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Wells, L., Funderburk, F. 2010. Managing potassium in pecan orchards. Pecan Grower. 21(4):18-21.
Wind speed effects on the quantity of Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri dispersed downwind from canopies of grapefruit trees infected with citrus canker - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Graham, J.H., Gottwald, T.R., Cook, A.Z., Parker, P.E. 2010. Wind speed effects on the quantity of Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri dispersed downwind from canopies of grapefruit trees infected with citrus canker. Plant Disease. 94:725-736.
Shoot dieback in pecan - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Stevenson, K.L. 2010. Shoot dieback in pecan. Pecan Grower. 21(3):12-13.
Evolving paradigms of pecan production - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2009. Evolving paradigms of pecan production. Pecan Grower. 21(2):32-36.
Influence of aminoethoxyvinylglycine on pecan fruit drop and yield of pecan. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Lombardini, L., Heerema, R. 2009. Influence of aminoethoxyvinylglycine on pecan fruit drop and yield of pecan. HortScience. 44:1884-1889.
Georgia Pecan Growers Association Field Day - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2009. Georgia Pecan Growers Association Field Day. Pecan Grower. 2(2)6-10.
What is the relationship between mineral nutrition and disease management? - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2009. What is the relationship between mineral nutrition and disease management?. Pecan Grower. 21(1):26-29.
Retain can increase nutmeat yield of pecan trees - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W., Heerema, R. 2009. Retain can increase nutmeat yield of pecan trees. HortScience. 44(4):1012.
Hedge pruning of 'Desirable' pecans - (Proceedings)
Wood, B.W. 2010. Hedge pruning of 'Desirable' pecans. In: Proceedings of Southeastern Pecan Growers Association, January 10-12, 2010, Savannah, Georgia, 103:15-20.
Some consequences of using the Horsfall-Barratt scale for estimating disease severity compared to nearest percent estimation - (Proceedings)
Bock, C.H., Gottwald, T.R., Parker, P.E., Ferrandino, F., Welham, S., Van Den Bosch, F., Parnell, S. 2009. Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Plant Disease Epidemiology, Cornell, NY. June 7-12, 2009. Pp 20-22.2009.
Foliar application of nickel and copper on pecan performance - (Abstract Only)
Wagle, P., Smith, M.W., Wood, B.W., Rohla, C.T., Reilly, C.C. 2009. Foliar application of nickel and copper on pecan performance. HortScience. 44(4):1119.
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