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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genome Sequence-Based Strategies for Detection & Identification of Plant Pathogenic Phytoplasmas & Spiroplasmas, & Vascular Walled Bacteria

Location: Molecular Plant Pathology

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

‘Candidatus Phytoplasma palmicola’, a novel taxon associated with a lethal yellowing-type disease (LYD) of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) in Mozambique - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, N., Davis, R.E., Oropeza, C., Eden-Green, S., Dollet, M., Dickinson, M., Konan, J.L. 2014. ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma palmicola’, a novel taxon associated with a lethal yellowing-type disease (LYD) of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) in Mozambique. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 64:1890-1899.
New subgroup 16SrIII-V phytoplasmas associated with false-blossom diseased cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) plants and with known and potential insect vectors in New Jersey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Polashock, J.J., Bottner-Parker, K.D., Bagadia, P.G., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Zhao, Y., Davis, R.E. 2014. New subgroup 16SrIII-V phytoplasmas associated with false-blossom diseased cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) plants and with known and potential insect vectors in New Jersey. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 139:393-400.
Aster yellows group (16SrI), subgroups 16SrI-A and 16SrI-B, phytoplasmas associated with lettuce yellows in Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Bottner-Parker, K.D., Zhao, Y., Davis, R.E., Black, M.C. 2014. Aster yellows group (16SrI), subgroups 16SrI-A and 16SrI-B, phytoplasmas associated with lettuce yellows in Texas. New Disease Reports. 29:5.
Phytoplasma-host interactions: tomato gibberellin homeostasis and its role in defense against potato purple top phytoplasma infection - (Review Article)
Ding, Y., Wei, W., Wu, W., Davis, R.E., Jiang, Y., Lee, I., Hammond, R., Sheng, J., Shen, L., Zhao, Y. 2013. Phytoplasma-host interactions: tomato gibberellin homeostasis and its role in defense against potato purple top phytoplasma infection. World Biomedical Frontiers. http://biomedfrontiers.org/infection-2013-11-39.
Phytoplasmal infection derails genetically preprogrammed meristem fate and alters plant architecture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, W., Davis, R.E., Nuss, D.F., Zhao, Y. 2013. Phytoplasmal infection derails genetically preprogrammed meristem fate and alters plant architecture. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110:19149-19154.
Family acholeplasmataceae (including phytoplasmas) - (Book / Chapter)
(20-Sep-13)
Functional analysis of a lipolytic protein, a potential phytoplasma pathogenicity factor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(07-Sep-13)
First report of sweet cherry virescence disease in China and its association with infection by a ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma ziziphi’-related strain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, J., Zhu, D., Liu, Q., Davis, R.E., Zhao, Y. 2014. First report of sweet cherry virescence disease in China and its association with infection by a ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma ziziphi’-related strain. Plant Disease. 98:419.
Phytoplasma genomes: Evolution through mutually complimentary mechanisms, gene loss and horizontal acquisition - (Book / Chapter)
(16-Aug-13)
Evaluation of the DNA-dependent RNA polymerase ß-subunit gene (rpoB) for phytoplasma classification and phylogeny - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valiunas, D., Jomantiene, R., Davis, R.E. 2014. Evaluation of the DNA-dependent RNA polymerase ß-subunit gene (rpoB) for phytoplasma classification and phylogeny. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63:3904-3914.
Procedure for collecting and packaging grapevine samples - (Other)
(21-Jun-13)
'Candidatus phytoplasma solani’, a novel taxon associated with stolbur and bois noir related diseases of plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quaglino, F., Zhao, Y., Casati, P., Bulgari, D., Bianco, P., Wei, W., Davis, R.E. 2013. 'Candidatus phytoplasma solani’, a novel taxon associated with stolbur and bois noir related diseases of plants. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63:2879-2894.
Phytoplasma infection in prized linden cultivar Tilia platyphyllos “Laciniata”: Is “Laciniata” a valid cultivar? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jomantiene, R., Staniulis, J., Davis, R.E. 2013. Phytoplasma infection in prized linden cultivar Tilia platyphyllos “Laciniata”: Is “Laciniata” a valid cultivar? . Journal of Plant Pathology. 95:391-393.
Role of gibberellic acid in tomato defense response to potato purple top phytoplasma infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ding, Y., Wei, W., Wu, W., Davis, R.E., Jiang, Y., Lee, I., Hammond, R., Sheng, J., Shen, L., Zhao, Y. 2013. Role of gibberellic acid in tomato defense response to potato purple top phytoplasma infection. Annals of Applied Biology. 162(2)191-199.
Characterization and molecular differentiation of 16SrI-E and 16SrIX-E phytoplasmas associated with blueberry stunt disease in New Jersey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bagadia, P.G., Polashock, J.J., Bottner-Parker, K.D., Zhao, Y., Davis, R.E., Lee, I. 2013. Characterization and molecular differentiation of 16SrI-E and 16SrIX-E phytoplasmas associated with blueberry stunt disease in New Jersey. Molecular and Cellular Probes. 27:90-97.
Potato purple top phytoplasma-induced disruption of gibberellin homeostasis in tomato plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ding, Y., Wu, W., Wei, W., Davis, R.E., Lee, I., Hammond, R., Sheng, J., Shen, L., Jiang, Y., Zhao, Y. 2013. Potato purple top phytoplasma-induced disruption of gibberellin homeostasis in tomato plants. Annals of Applied Biology. 162:131-139.
Last Modified: 9/20/2014
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