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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Discovery and Characterization of Plant Pathogens for Biological Control of Invasive Weeds from Their Native Range

Location: Foreign Disease-Weed Science

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

Field assessment, in Greece and Russia, of the facultative saprophytic fungus, Colletotrichum salsolae, for biological control of Russian thistle (Salsola tragus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Lagopodi, A., Kashefi, J., Mukhina, Z., Kolmiets, T., Pankratova, L., Kassanelly, D., Cavin, C.A., Smallwood, E.L. 2014. Field assessment, in Greece and Russia, of the facultative saprophytic fungus, Colletotrichum salsolae, for biological control of Russian thistle (Salsola tragus). Biological Control. 76:114-123.
First report of leaf spot of Convolvulus arvensis caused by Phoma macrostoma var. macrostoma in Turkey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tunali, B., Cavin, C.A., Berner, D.K. 2014. First report of leaf spot of Convolvulus arvensis caused by Phoma macrostoma var. macrostoma in Turkey. Journal of Plant Pathology. 96:434.
Characterization and evaluation of target and host: Ramularia crupinae, a candidate for biological control of two varieties of Crupina vulgaris in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K. 2014. Characterization and evaluation of target and host: Ramularia crupinae, a candidate for biological control of two varieties of Crupina vulgaris in the United States. Mycoscience. 71:40-48.
First Report of Leaf Necrosis on Microstegium vimineum caused by Bipolaris microstegii in Maryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Lane, W. 2014. First Report of Leaf Necrosis on Microstegium vimineum caused by Bipolaris microstegii in Maryland. Plant Disease. doi:org/10.1094/PDIS-11-13-1122PDN.
Successful establishment of epiphytotics of Puccinia punctiformis for biological control of Cirsium arvense - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Smallwood, E.L., Cavin, C.A., Lagopodi, A., Kashefi, J., Kolomiets, T., Pankratova, L., Mukhina, Z., Cripps, M., Bourdot, G. 2013. Successful establishment of epiphytotics of Puccinia punctiformis for biological control of Cirsium arvense. Biological Control. 67:350-360.
First report of Pilidium concavum causing leaf necrosis on Fallopia japonica in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Coombs, E.M., Rossman, A.Y., Palm, M.E. 2013. First report of Pilidium concavum causing leaf necrosis on Fallopia japonica in the United States. Plant Disease. 97(1):146.
First report of anthracnose of mile-a-minute (Persicaria perfoliata) caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides in Turkey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Cavin, C.A., Erper, I., Tunali, B. 2012. First report of anthracnose of mile-a-minute (Persicaria perfoliata) caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides in Turkey. Plant Disease. 96:1578.
Routine establishment of epidemics of systemic disease of Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) caused by the rust fungus Puccinia punctiformis - (Abstract Only)
Berner, D.K., Smallwood, E.L., Cavin, C.A., Kashefi, J., Lagopodi, A. 2012. Routine establishment of epidemics of systemic disease of Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) caused by the rust fungus Puccinia punctiformis [abstract]. APS Annual Meeting. 102:S31.
Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, causing anthracnose of mile-a-minute (Persicaria perfoliata) in Turkey, is a potential biological control agent of this weed in the U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Berner, D.K., Cavin, C.A., Erper, I., Tunali, B. 2012. Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, causing anthracnose of mile-a-minute (Persicaria perfoliata) in Turkey, is a potential biological control agent of this weed in the U.S. [abstract]. APS Annual Meeting. 102:S31.
Comparison of Puccinia acroptili from Eurasia and the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K., Aime, M.C. 2012. Comparison of Puccinia acroptili from Eurasia and the USA. Botany. 90:465-471.
Comparing predictions from mixed model equations with host range determinations from historical disease evaluation data of two previously released weed biological control pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Bruckart, W.L. 2012. Comparing predictions from mixed model equations with host range determinations from historical disease evaluation data of two previously released weed biological control pathogens. Biological Control. 60:207-215.
Leaf anthracnose, a new disease of swallow-worts caused by Colletotrichum lineola from Russia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Cavin, C.A., Mukhina, Z., Kassanelly, D. 2011. Leaf anthracnose, a new disease of swallow-worts caused by Colletotrichum lineola from Russia. Plant Disease. 95:1586.
Finalizing host range determination of a weed biological control pathogen with BLUPs and damage assessment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Cavin, C.A. 2011. Finalizing host range determination of a weed biological control pathogen with BLUPs and damage assessment. Biocontrol. DOI:10.1007/S10526-011-9399-X.
Mutual benefits through formalized international collaboration on biological control of weeds with plant pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Smallwood, E.L., Cavin, C.A., Eskandari, F., Tunali, B., Buyuk, O., Yildirim, A., Mukhina, Z., Kolomiets, T., Matveeva, T., Bogomaz, D., Kassanelli, D., Souissi, T., Mejri, D., Latiri, K., Kashefi, J., Lagopodi, A. 2011. Mutual benefits through formalized international collaboration on biological control of weeds with plant pathogens. Tunisia Journal of Plant Protection. 6(1):49-74.
Biological control studies on Convolvulus arvensis L. with fungal pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tunali, B., Kansu, B., Berner, D.K. 2011. Biological control studies on Convolvulus arvensis L. with fungal pathogens. Journal of Turkish Phytopathology. 38:1-8.
Leaf anthracnose, a new disease of swallow-worts from Russia - (Abstract Only)
Berner, D.K., Cavin, C.A. 2011. Leaf anthracnose, a new disease of swallow-worts from Russia. American Phytopathology Society. 101:S272.
Phenotypes of common crupina (Crupina vulgaris), synchronization of bolting, and yield effects of leaf removal and inoculation by Ramularia crupinae - (Proceedings)
(14-Feb-11)
Searching for microbial biological control candidates for invasive grasses: coupling expanded field research with strides in biotechnology and grassland restoration - (Proceedings)
(14-Feb-11)
Physiological vs. ecological host range - (Abstract Only)
(28-Nov-10)
Last Modified: 10/31/2014
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