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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Emerging Diseases of Citrus, Vegetables, and Ornamentals

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

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

First report of tomato mottle mosaic virus infecting tomato in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(09-Sep-14)
Induction of innate immune responses by flagellin from the intracellular bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hao, G., Pitino, M., Ding, F., Hong, L., Stover, E., Duan, Y. 2014. Induction of innate immune responses by flagellin from the intracellular bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’. Molecular Plant Pathology. 14:211.
Effect of chemical compounds on the ‘Cadidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ infected pomelo (Citrus maxima) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Puttamuk, T., Zhang, S., Duan, Y., Jantson, A., Thaveechai, N. 2014. Effect of chemical compounds on the ‘Cadidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ infected pomelo (Citrus maxima). Crop Protection Journal. 65:(2014)114-121.
Challenges in modelling plant diseases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(23-Jun-14)
Orchard and nursery dynamics of the effect of interplanting citrus with guava for Huanglongbing, vector, and disease management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gottwald, T.R., Hall, D.G., Kriss, A.B., Salinas, E.J., Parker, P.E., Beattie, G.C., Nguyen, M.C. 2014. Orchard and nursery dynamics of the effect of interplanting citrus with guava for Huanglongbing, vector, and disease management. Crop Protection. 65:93-103.
Citrus diseases with global ramifications including citrus canker and huanglongbing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gottwald, T.R., Graham, J.H. 2014. Citrus diseases with global ramifications including citrus canker and huanglongbing. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources. 9:016.
Science Advisory Panel Meets to Discuss HLB/ACP - (Trade Journal)
Grafton-Cardwell, B., Morse, J., Civerolo, E.L., Gottwald, T.R., Hoddle, M., Setamou, M., Vidalakis, G. 2014. SCIENCE ADVISORY PANEL MEETS TO DISCUSS HLB/ACP. Citrograph. 5(3):42-48.
Response to the recently published article “Potential distribution of citrus black spot in the United States based on climatic conditions" - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Graham, J.H., Gottwald, T.R., Timmer, L.W., Filho, A.B., Van Den Bosch, F., Irey, M.S., Taylor, E.L., Magarey, R.D., Takeuchi, Y. 2014. Response to the recently published article “Potential distribution of citrus black spot in the United States based on climatic conditions". European Journal of Plant Pathology. 139(2).
The phloem-sap feeding mealybug (Ferrisia virgata) carries 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' populations without transmitting disease     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pitino, M., Hoffman, M.T., Zhou, L., Stocks, I.C., Duan, Y. 2014. The phloem-sap feeding mealybug (Ferrisia virgata) carries 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' populations without transmitting disease. Phytopathology. 9(1): e85503.
Bayesian analysis for inference of an emerging epidemic: citrus canker in urban landscapes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neri, F.M., Cook, A.R., Gottwald, T.R., Gilligan, C.A. 2014. Bayesian analysis for inference of an emerging epidemic: citrus canker in urban landscapes. PLoS Computational Biology. 10(4):e1003587.
Effects of postharvest treatments on recovery of Xanthomonas citrisubsp. citri from infected grapefruit leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anco, D.J., Poole, G.H., Gottwald, T.R. 2014. Effects of postharvest treatments on recovery of Xanthomonas citrisubsp. citri from infected grapefruit leaves. Crop Protection Journal. 62:115-123.
Metabolites may reveal attack strategy of the microbe causing HLB - (Trade Journal)
Slupsky, C.M., Breksa Iii, A.P., Hilf, M.E. 2013. Metabolites may reveal attack strategy of the microbe causing HLB. Citrograph. 4 No. 1: 40-42.
First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in lettuce in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Estevez De Jensen, C., Adkins, S.T. 2014. First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in lettuce in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease. 98:1015.
Detection of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting the cucurbit weed Cucumis melo var. dudaim in Florida     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tantiwanich, Y., Baker, C.A., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Detection of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting the cucurbit weed Cucumis melo var. dudaim in Florida. Plant Health Progress. 15:29-30.
Prophage-mediated population dynamics of the destructive citrus pathogen, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, L., Powell, C.A., Li, W., Irey, M., Duan, Y. 2013. Prophage-mediated population dynamics of the destructive citrus pathogen, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 8(12): e82248.
Spatial And Temporal Analysis Of Multiple Whitefly Transmitted Virus Infections In Watermelon     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Spatial And Temporal Analysis Of Multiple Whitefly Transmitted Virus Infections In Watermelon. Plant Disease. 98:1024-1165.
First Report Of Vine Decline Of Mature Watermelon Plants Caused By Olpidium Bornovanus     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stanghellini, M.E., Mohammadi, M., Mathews, D.M., Adkins, S.T. 2014. First Report Of Vine Decline Of Mature Watermelon Plants Caused By Olpidium Bornovanus. Plant Disease. 98:6.
Validation of ‘Variable Number of Tandem Repeat’ analysis and its applications for examination of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ populations in areas of recent introduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matos, L.A., Hilf, M.E., Chen, J., Folimonova, S.Y. 2013. Validation of ‘Variable Number of Tandem Repeat’ analysis and its applications for examination of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ populations in areas of recent introduction. PLoS One. 8-11:e78994.
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus     Reprint Icon - (Other)
Adkins, S.T. 2013. Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. Plant Management Network. 10.
A generic risk-based surveying method for invading plant pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(05-Sep-13)
Risk-based residential HLB/ACP survey for California, Texas and Arizona     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gottwald, T.R., Luo, W., Mcroberts, N. 2013. Risk-based residential HLB/ACP survey for California, Texas and Arizona. Plant Management Network. Webcast.
Further Insights Into The Epidemiology And Monitoring Practices Of Tomato Viruses - (Proceedings)
Turechek, W., Kim, J., Webster, C.G., Russo, J., Mellinger, H.C. 2013. Further Insights Into The Epidemiology And Monitoring Practices Of Tomato Viruses. Tomato Institute. Proceedings.
Viability of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ prolonged by addition of citrus juice to culture medium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parker, J.K., Wisotsky, S.R., Johnson, E.G., Hijaz, F., Killiny, N., Hilf, M.E., De La Fuente, L. 2014. Viability of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ prolonged by addition of citrus juice to culture medium. Phytopathology. 104:15-26.
Deciphering the bacterial microbiome of citrus plants in response to ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’-infection and antibiotic treatment     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, M., Powell, C., Benyon, L.S., Zhou, H., Duan, Y. 2013. Deciphering the bacterial microbiome of citrus plants in response to ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’-infection and antibiotic treatment. PLoS One. 8(12): e82248.
The Use of Latent Class Analysis to Estimate the Sensitivities and Specificities of Diagnostic Tests for Squash vein yellowing virus in Cucurbit Species     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Webster, C.G., Duan, J., Roberts, P., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2013. The Use of Latent Class Analysis to Estimate the Sensitivities and Specificities of Diagnostic Tests for Squash vein yellowing virus in Cucurbit Species. Phytopathology. 103(12):1243-1251.
First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in tomato, pepper and jimsonweed in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webster, C.G., Estevez De Jensen, C., Rivera-Vargas, L.I., Rodrigues, J.S., Mercado, W., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H.C., Adkins, S.T. 2013. First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in tomato, pepper and jimsonweed in Puerto Rico. Plant Health Progress. 0:0.
Squash vein yellowing virus affecting watermelon in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acevedo, V., Rodriques, J.C., Estevez De Jensen, C., Webster, C.G., Adkins, S.T., Beaver-Wessel, L. 2013. Squash vein yellowing virus affecting watermelon in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease. doi:10.1094/PDIS-03-13-0322-PDN.
Progress on dissecting and controlling the citrus huanglongbing complex - (Abstract Only)
Duan, Y., Zhou, L., Zhang, M., Benyon, L.S., Armstrong, C.M., Hoffman, M., Hao, G., Zou, H., Doud, M.S., Fang, D., Morgan, J.K. 2013. Progress on dissecting and controlling the citrus huanglongbing complex. 2013 International Research Conference on Huanglongbing, February 4 - 7, 2013, Orlando, Florida.
The intracellular citrus huanglongbing bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ encodes two novel autotransporters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hao, G., Boyle, M., Zhou, L., Duan, Y. 2013. The intracellular citrus huanglongbing bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ encodes two novel autotransporters. PLoS ONE 8(7):e68921. doi:10.1371/journal/pone.0068921.
Considerations of scale in the analysis of spatial pattern of plant disease epidemics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Mcroberts, N. 2013. Considerations of scale in the analysis of spatial pattern of plant disease epidemics. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 51: 453-472.
Implications Of Host Plant Resistance Against Whitefly-Transmitted Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus In Tomato For Virus Epidemics And Management - (Abstract Only)
Srinivasan, R., Barman, A., Riley, D., Adkins, S.T. 2013. Implications Of Host Plant Resistance Against Whitefly-Transmitted Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus In Tomato For Virus Epidemics And Management. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 103: No. 6, 137-138.
Emergence and impact of two tospoviruses in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Webster, C.G., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H.C., Mcavoy, E., Funderburk, J., Adkins, S.T. 2013. Emergence and impact of two tospoviruses in Florida. American Phytopathology Society. 1:1.
Pre-symptomatic fibrous root decline in citrus trees caused by huanglongbing and potential interaction with Phytophthora spp. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Graham, J.H., Johnson, E.G., Gottwald, T.R., Irey, M.S. 2013. Pre-symptomatic fibrous root decline in citrus trees caused by huanglongbing and potential interaction with Phytophthora spp.. Plant Disease. 97:1195-1199.
Squash vein yellowing virus infection of vining cucurbits and the vine decline response     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Turechek, W., Webb, S.E., Roberts, P.D., Adkins, S.T. 2013. Squash vein yellowing virus infection of vining cucurbits and the vine decline response. Plant Disease. doi:10.1094/PDIS-01-13-0076-RE.
Physiological effects of Squash vein yellowing virus infection on watermelon     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adkins, S.T., Mccollum, T.G., Albano, J.P., Kousik, C.S., Baker, C.A., Webster, C.G., Roberts, P.D., Webb, S.E., Turechek, W. 2013. Physiological effects of Squash vein yellowing virus infection on watermelon. Plant Disease. doi:10.1094/PDIS-01-13-0075-RE.
Epidemiology of Plum Pox ‘D’ strain in Canada and the U.S. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gottwald, T.R., Wierenga, E., Luo, W., Parnell, S. 2013. Epidemiology of Plum Pox ‘D’ strain in Canada and the U.S.. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 35:442-457.
The Effect of Irrigation on the Temporal Increase of Citrus Variegated Chlorosis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goncalves, F.P., Stuchi, E.S., Lourenco, S.A., Kriss, A.B., Gottwald, T.R., Amorim, L. 2014. The Effect of Irrigation on the Temporal Increase of Citrus Variegated Chlorosis. International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. 57:8-14.
A new method of spatial analysis of irregularly spaced HLB data and biological implications - (Abstract Only)
(01-Feb-13)
Variability of direction of tree-to-tree spread of HLB over time - (Abstract Only)
(01-Feb-13)
Predicting the establishment and spread of plant disease from regulatory sampling - (Abstract Only)
(07-Jan-13)
Visualization of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ cells in citrus seed coats with fluorescence in situ hybridization and transmission electron microscopy - (Abstract Only)
Hilf, M.E., Sims, K.R., Folimonova, S.Y., Achor, D.S. 2013. Visualization of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ cells in citrus seed coats with fluorescence in situ hybridization and transmission electron microscopy. International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. Proceedings.
Colonization of seeds of citrus rootstock varieties by ‘Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus’ - (Abstract Only)
Hilf, M.E. 2013. Colonization of seeds of citrus rootstock varieties by ‘Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus’. International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. Proceedings.
Visualization of ‘Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus’ cells in the vascular bundle of citrus seed coats with fluorescence in situ hybridization and transmission electron microscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hilf, M.E., Sims, K.R., Folimonova, S.Y., Achor, D.S. 2013. Visualization of ‘Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus’ cells in the vascular bundle of citrus seed coats with fluorescence in situ hybridization and transmission electron microscopy. Journal of Phytopathology. 103:6:545-554.
Characterization of the microbial community structure in Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus-infected citrus plants treated with antibiotics in the field     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, M., Powell, C., Guo, Y., Benyon, L.S., Duan, Y. 2013. Characterization of the microbial community structure in Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus-infected citrus plants treated with antibiotics in the field. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 13:112.
Synthetic peptides target ATP translocase of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ to block ATP uptake - (Abstract Only)
Benyon, L.S., Armstrong, C.M., Stover, E.W., Duan, Y. 2013. Synthetic peptides target ATP translocase of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ to block ATP uptake. 2013 International Research Conference on Huanglongbing, February 4 -7, 2013, Orlando, Florida.
Ecology and Management of Whitefly-Transmitted Vegetable Viruses in the Southeastern United States - (Abstract Only)
Adkins, S.T. 2012. Ecology and Management of Whitefly-Transmitted Vegetable Viruses in the Southeastern United States. Meeting Abstract. 1:1.
Heat treatment eliminates ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ from infected citrus trees under controlled conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoffman, M.T., Doud, M.S., Williams, L., Zhang, M., Ding, F., Stover, E., Hall, D., Zhang, S., Jones, L., Gooch, M., Fleites, L., Dixon, W., Gabriel, D., Duan, Y. 2013. Heat treatment eliminates ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ from infected citrus trees under controlled conditions. Phytopathology. 103:15-22.
Groundnut ringspot virus and tomato spotted wilt virus – Tospoviruses in Florida - (Proceedings)
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Mellinger, H.C., Frantz, G., Turechek, W., Mcavoy, E., Reitz, S.R., Funderburk, J. 2012. Groundnut ringspot virus and tomato spotted wilt virus – Tospoviruses in Florida. Tomato Institute. PRO 528:26-27.
Association of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’, the causal agent of citrus huanglongbing in Murraya paniculata and Diaphorina citri in Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jantasom, A., Duan, Y., Puttamuk, T., Zhang, S., Thaveechai, N. 2012. Association of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’, the causal agent of citrus huanglongbing in Murraya paniculata and Diaphorina citri in Thailand. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. 45:151-159.
Diversity of the citrus HLB bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’, in psyllids (Diaphorina citri) collected from Murraya paniculata and citrus spp. in Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jantasom, A., Puttamuk, T., Duan, Y., Zhou, L., Zhang, S., Thaveechai, N. 2012. Diversity of the citrus HLB bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’, in psyllids (Diaphorina citri) collected from Murraya paniculata and citrus spp. in Thailand. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. 45:161-170.
EcpA, an extracellular protease, is a specific virulence factor required by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola but not by X. oryzae pv. oryzae in rice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zou, H., Song, X., Zou, L., Chen, G., Yuan, L., Guo, W., Che, Y., Zhao, W., Duan, Y. 2012. EcpA, an extracellular protease, is a specific virulence factor required by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola but not by X. oryzae pv. oryzae in rice. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. 158:2372-2383.
The destructive citrus pathogen, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ encodes a functional flagellin characteristic of a pathogen-associated molecular pattern     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zou, H., Gowda, S., Zhou, L., Hajeri, S., Chen, G., Duan, Y. 2012. The destructive citrus pathogen, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ encodes a functional flagellin characteristic of a pathogen-associated molecular pattern. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. 7(9):e46447.
Two plant bacteria, S. meliloti and Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus, share functional znuABC homologues that encode for a high affinity Zinc uptake system     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vahling, C.M., Zhou, H., Benyon, L.S., Morgan, J.K., Duan, Y. 2012. Two plant bacteria, S. meliloti and Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus, share functional znuABC homologues that encode for a high affinity Zince uptake system. PLoS One. 7(5)e37340:1-12.
Estimating the spatial distribution of a plant disease epidemic when it is first discovered and the design of early detection monitoring     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parnell, S., Gottwald, T.R., Gilks, W.R., Van Den Bosch, F. 2012. Estimating the spatial distribution of a plant disease epidemic when it is first discovered and the design of early detection monitoring. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 305: 30-36.
Study on plant endophyte PLFAs polymorphism in different spatial of citrus HLB (huanglongbing) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, X., Liu, B., Sun, D., Zhu, T., Duan, Y., Xia, Y., Ruan, C., Xiao, R. 2012. on plant endophyte PLFAs polymorphism in different spatial of citrus HLB. Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture. 20(7):1-13.
The community structure of endophytic bacteria in different parts of Huanglongbing-affected citrus plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, B., Zheng, X., Sun, D., Fan, G., Ruanchuanqing, Duan, Y. 2011. The community structure of endophytic bacteria in different parts of Huanglongbing-affected citrus plants. Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture. 31(24):7325-7342.
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