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United States Department of Agriculture

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Research Project: Biology and Biological Control of Root Diseases of Wheat, Barley and Biofuel Brassicas

Location: Root Disease and Biological Control Research

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

Rooting out Defense Mechanisms in Wheat against Plant Parasitic Nematodes - (Abstract Only)
Thompson, A., Campbell, K., Paulitz, T.C., Smiley, R. 2014. Rooting out Defense Mechanisms in Wheat against Plant Parasitic Nematodes. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. P29039-C.
Screening Locally Adapted Spring Wheat Lines for Resistance to Cereal Cyst Nematode - (Abstract Only)
(20-Jul-14)
Effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on onion growth and onion stunting caused by Rhizoctonia solani, 2013. - (Other)
(07-Jul-14)
Effect of deep vs. shallow tillage on onion stunting and onion bulb yield, 2012 - (Other)
(07-Jul-14)
Pre-Breeding for root rot resistance using root morphology traits - (Abstract Only)
Mahoney, A., Okubara, P.A., Hulbert, S. 2014. Pre-Breeding for root rot resistance using root morphology traits. WSU Dryland Field Day Abstracts. 14-1. Pg. 29.
Screening Locally Adapted Spring Wheat Lines for Resistance to Cereal Cyst Nematode - (Abstract Only)
Manning-Thompson, Y., Pumphrey, M., Campbell, K., Paulitz, T.C. 2014. Screening Locally Adapted Spring Wheat Lines for Resistance to Cereal Cyst Nematode. WSU Dryland Field Day Abstracts. 14-1. Pg. 68.
Management of Fresh Wheat Residue for Irrigated Winter Canola Production - (Abstract Only)
Paulitz, T.C., Jacobsen, J., Schofstoll, S. 2014. Management of Fresh Wheat Residue for Irrigated Winter Canola Production. WSU Dryland Field Day Abstracts. 14-1. Pg. 54.
Remediation of Stratified Soil Acidity Through Surface Application of Lime in No-Till Cropping Systems - (Abstract Only)
Mcfarland, C., Huggins, D.R., Brown, T., Schroeder, K., Koenig, R., Blackburn, J., Carpenter-Boggs, L., Paulitz, T.C. 2014. Remediation of Stratified Soil Acidity Through Surface Application of Lime in No-Till Cropping Systems. WSU Dryland Field Day Abstracts. 14-1. Pg. 34.
Distribution of Rhizoctonia Bare Patch and Root Rot in Eastern Washington and Relation to Climatic Variables - (Abstract Only)
Okubara, P.A., Schroeder, K.L., Paulitz, T.C. 2014. Distribution of Rhizoctonia Bare Patch and Root Rot in Eastern Washington and Relation to Climatic Variables. WSU Dryland Field Day Abstracts. 14-1. Pg.63.
Principles of Plant-Microbe Interactions - Microbes for Sustainable Agriculture - (Book / Chapter)
(15-Apr-14)
Microbial Control of Root-Pathogenic Fungi and Oomycetes - (Book / Chapter)
(15-Apr-14)
Molecular and genetic aspects of controlling the soilborne necrotrophic pathogens Rhizoctonia and Pythium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Okubara, P.A., Dickman, M.B., Blechl, A.E. 2014. Molecular and genetic aspects of controlling the soilborne necrotrophic pathogens Rhizoctonia and Pythium. Plant Science. http://dx.DOI.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2014.02.001.
Microbial Phenazines: Biosynthesis, Agriculture and Health - (Book / Chapter)
Thomashow, L.S., Chincholkar, S. (Eds). 2014. Microbial Phenazines: Biosynthesis, Agriculture and Health. Heidelberg: Springer. Complete Book. 248 p.
Agroecological factors correlated to Rhizoctonia spp. in dryland wheat production zones of Washington state, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Okubara, P.A., Schroeder, K.L., Abatzoglu, J.T., Paulitz, T.C. 2014. Agroecological factors correlated to Rhizoctonia spp. in dryland wheat production zones of Washington state, USA. Phytopathology. 104(7):683-691.
Cation uptake and allocation by red pine seedlings under cation-nutrient stress in a column growth experiment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, Z., Stacks, D., Keller, C., Grant, M., Harsh, J., Letourneau, M., Balogh-Brunstad, Z., Gill, R., Thomashow, L.S., Dohnalkova, A. 2014. Cation uptake and allocation by red pine seedlings under cation-nutrient stress in a column growth experiment. Plant and Soil. 378:83-98.
Inoculation Methods to Assay Wheat Seedlings for Resistance to Fusarium Crown Rot in a Controlled Environment - (Proceedings)
Poole, G.J., Erginbas, G., Smiley, R.W., Garland Campbell, K.A., Nicol, J., Paulitz, T.C. 2012. INOCULATION METHODS TO ASSAY WHEAT SEEDLINGS FOR RESISTANCE TO FUSARIUM CROWN ROT IN A CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT. Meeting Proceedings. 39.
Natural Suppression of Rhizoctonia Bare Patch in a Long-Term No-Till Cropping Systems Experiment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schillinger, W.F., Paulitz, T.C. 2014. Natural Suppression of Rhizoctonia Bare Patch in a Long-Term No-Till Cropping Systems Experiment. Plant Disease. 98:389-394.
Biological control of take-all and Rhizoctonia root rot of wheat by the cyclic lipopeptide-producing strain Pseudomonas fluorescens HC1-07 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, M., Wen, S., Mavrodi, D.V., Mavrodi, O.V., Von Wettstein, D., Thomashow, L.S., Guo, J., Weller, D.M. 2014. Biological control of take-all and Rhizoctonia root rot of wheat by the cyclic lipopeptide-producing strain Pseudomonas fluorescens HC1-07. Phytopathology. 104:248-256.
Phenazines in the environment: microbes, habitats, and ecological relevance. In: Chincholkar, S., Thomashow, L., editors. Microbial phenazines: biosynthesis, agriculture and health. New York, NY; Springer - (Book / Chapter)
Thomashow, L.S. 2013. Phenazines in the environment: microbes, habitats, and ecological relevance. In: Chincholkar, S., Thomashow, L., editors. Microbial phenazines: biosynthesis, agriculture and health. New York, NY: Springer. p.199-216.
Stunting of onion caused by Rhizoctonia spp. isolated from the Columbia Basin of Oregon and Washington - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patzek, L.J., Du Toit, L.J., Paulitz, T.C., Jones, S.S. 2013. Stunting of onion caused by Rhizoctonia spp. isolated from the Columbia Basin of Oregon and Washington. Plant Disease. 97: 1626-1635.
The role of bacterial communities in the natural suppression of Rhizoctonia bare patch of wheat Triticum aestivum L - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yin, C., Hulbert, S.H., Schroeder, K.L., Mavrodi, O., Mavrodi, D., Dhingra, A., Schillinger, W.F., Paulitz, T.C. 2013. The role of bacterial communities in the natural suppression of Rhizoctonia bare patch of wheat Triticum aestivum L. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79:7428-7438.
Effect of climate on the distribution of Fusarium species causing crown rot of wheat in the Pacific Northwest of the US - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poole, G.J., Smiley, R.W., Walker, C., Huggins, D.R., Rupp, R., Abatzoglou, J., Garland Campbell, K.A., Paulitz, T.C. 2013. Effect of climate on the distribution of Fusarium species causing crown rot of wheat in the Pacific Northwest of the US. Phytopathology. 103:1130-1140.
Pseudomonas-based approaches for suppression of soilborne pathogens and pests - (Proceedings)
Okubara, P.A., Mavrodi, O., Maketon, C., Walter, N., Aly, H., Taylor, C. 2013. Pseudomonas-based approaches for suppression of soilborne pathogens and pests. Meeting Proceedings. Full Papers Proceeding Book, p.61-72.
Rhizobacterial community structure and function in a dryland agroecosystem - (Abstract Only)
(20-Aug-13)
Antibiotic-producing pseudomonads in dryland wheat: from genes to ecosystem and back - (Abstract Only)
(20-Aug-13)
Development of a Species-Specific PCR Assay for Differentiation of Heterodera filipjevi and H. avenae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, G., Smiley, R.W., Okubara, P.A., Skantar, A.M. 2013. Development of a Species-Specific PCR Assay for Differentiation of Heterodera filipjevi and H. avenae. Plant Disease. 97(12):241-246.
Identification of resistance to Rhizoctonia root rot in mutant and wild barley (Hordeum vulgare subsp. spontaneum) - (Abstract Only)
Ajayi, O.O., Paulitz, T.C., Campbell, K., Murphy, K.M., Ullrich, S.E. 2013. Identification of resistance to Rhizoctonia root rot in mutant and wild barley(Hordeum vulgare subsp. spontaneum). Phytopathology. 103:S2.3.
Rhizoctonia spp. dynamics and optimal timing of glyphosate application to cereal cover crops to manage onion stunting in Washington and Oregon - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, P.D., Paulitz, T.C., Porter, L., Eggers, J., Hamm, P.B., Du Toit, L. 2013. Rhizoctonia spp. dynamics and optimal timing of glyphosate application to cereal cover crops to manage onion stunting in Washington and Oregon. Phytopathology. 103:S 2.131.
Development and evaluation of a TaqMan Real-Time PCR assay for Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. spinaciae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Okubara, P.A., Harrison, L.A., Gatch, E.W., Schroeder, K.L., Vandemark, G.J., Du Toit, L.J. 2013. Development and evaluation of a TaqMan Real-Time PCR assay for Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. spinaciae. Plant Disease. 97(7):927-937.
Relationship between climatic factors and distribution of Pratylenchus spp. in the dryland wheat production areas of Eastern Washington - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandel, S.L., Smiley, R.W., Garland Campbell, K.A., Elling, A.A., Abatzoglou, J., Huggins, D.R., Rupp, R., Paulitz, T.C. 2013. Relationship between climatic factors and distribution of Pratylenchus spp. in the dryland wheat production areas of Eastern Washington. Plant Disease. 97:1448-1456.
Host factors governing resistance to Rhizoctonia solani - (Abstract Only)
Okubara, P.A., Kogel, K., Blechl, A.E., Hulbert, S.H. 2013. Host factors governing resistance to Rhizoctonia solani. International Rhizoctonia Symposium. Abstract #10, p.31.
Pre-breeding for root rot resistance using root morphology and shoot length. - (Research Technical Update)
Okubara, P.A., Mahoney, A., Hulbert, S.H. 2013. Pre-Breeding for Root Rot Resistance Using Root Morphology Traits. Technical Report. 13-1 / p. 31-32.
Taxonomy and distribution of phenazine-1-carboxylic acid-producing Pseudomonas spp. in the dryland agroecosystem of the Inland Pacific Northwest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parejko, J.A., Mavrodi, D.M., Mavrodi, O.V., Weller, D.M., Thomashow, L.S. 2013. Taxonomy and distribution of phenazine-1-carboxylic acid-producing Pseudomonas spp. in the dryland agroecosystem of the Inland Pacific Northwest. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(12):3887-3891.
Trapped intermediates in crystals of the FMN-dependent oxidase PhzG provide insight into the final steps of phenazine biosynthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, N., Ahuja, E., Janning, P., Mavrodi, D.V., Thomashow, L.S., Blankenfeldt, W. 2013. Trapped intermediates in crystals of the FMN-dependent oxidase PhzG provide insight into the final steps of phenazine biosynthesis. Acta Crystallographica, Section D: Biological Crystallography. D69, 1403-1413.
Spring wheat tolerance and resistance to Heterodera avenae in the Pacific Northwest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smiley, R., Marshall, J.M., Gourlie, J.A., Paulitz, T.C., Kandel, S.L., Pumphrey, M.O., Garland Campbell, K.A., Yan, G., Anderson, M.D., Flowers, M.D., Jackson, C.A. 2013. Spring wheat tolerance and resistance to Heterodera avenae in the Pacific Northwest. Plant Disease. 97(5):590-600.
Fusarium Crown Rot:What’s known, what’s new - (Popular Publication)
(20-Mar-13)
Evaluation of Brassica species for resistance to Rhizoctonia solani and binucleate Rhizoctonia (Ceratobasidium spp.) under controlled environment conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Babiker, E.M., Hulbert, S.H., Schroeder, K., Paulitz, T.C. 2013. Evaluation of Brassica species for resistance to Rhizoctonia solani and binucleate Rhizoctonia (Ceratobasidum spp.) under controlled environment conditions. European Journal of Plant Pathology. Volume 136, Issue 4, pp. 763-772.
Management of plant pathogens and pests using microbial biological control agents. In: Trigiano, R.N. and Ownley, B.H., editors. Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises - (Book / Chapter)
Mavrodi, D.V., Mavrodi, O.V., De La Fuente, L., Landa, B.B., Thomashow, L.S., Weller, D.M. 2013. Management of plant pathogens and pests using microbial biological control agents. In: Trigiano, R.N. and Ownley, B.H., editors. Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises. Book Chapter. 3rd editors. CRC Press (Taylor and Francis) USA, 2013.
Efficacy of fungicides to manage onion stunting caused by Rhizoctonia spp. in the Columbia Basin of Oregon and Washington, 2011-2012 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma-Poudyal, D., Paulitz, T.C., Porter, L., Eggers, J., Hamm, P.B., Du Toit, L. 2013. Efficacy of fungicides to manage onion stunting caused by Rhizoctonia spp. in the Columbia Basin of Oregon and Washington, 2011-2012 Plant Disease Management Reports. No. 7:V047.
Effect of timing of glyphosate application to a winter wheat cover crop on stunting of spring-sown onions caused by Rhizoctonia spp. in the Columbia Basin of Washington, 2012. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma-Poudyal, D., Paulitz, T.C., Porter, L., Eggers, J., Hamm, P.B., Du Toit, L. 2013. Effect of timing of glyphosate application to a winter wheat cover crop on stunting of spring-sown onions caused by Rhizoctonia spp. in the Columbia Basin of Washington, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports. No. 7:V046.
Yield responses of three onion cultivars to stunting caused by Rhizoctonia spp. in the Columbia Basin of Oregon and Washington, 2012. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma-Poudyal, D., Paulitz, T.C., Porter, L., Eggers, J., Hamm, P.B., Du Toit, L. 2013. Yield responses of three onion cultivars to stunting caused by Rhizoctonia spp. in the Columbia Basin of Oregon and Washington, 2012 Plant Disease Management Reports. No. 7:V048.
First report of blackleg caused by Leptosphaeria maculans on canola in Idaho - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agostini, A., Johnson, D.A., Hulbert, S., Demoz, B., Fernando, W., Paulitz, T.C. 2013. First report of blackleg caused by Leptosphaeria maculans on canola in Idaho. Plant Disease. 97(6):842.
Take-all of Wheat and Natural Disease Suppression: A Review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kwak, Y., Weller, D.M. 2013. Take-all of Wheat and Natural Disease Suppression: A Review. Journal of Plant Pathology. 29:125-135.
Comparative analysis of three Magnaporthaceae mitochondrial genomes reveals group I introns in the soil-inhabiting pathogens - (Abstract Only)
(31-Oct-12)
What lies beneath, unraveling the mysteries of Rhizoctonia and Pythium - (Trade Journal)
Okubara, P.A., Schroeder, K., Paulitz, T.C., Chen, W. 2012. What lies beneath, unraveling the mysteries of Rhizoctonia and Pythium. Wheat Life. p. 56-59.
PCR assays for diagnosis of postharvest fruit rots and early detection of Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis and Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens in apple fruit - (Abstract Only)
Sikdar, P., Okubara, P.A., Mazzola, M., Xiao, C. 2012. PCR assays for diagnosis of postharvest fruit rots and early detection of Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis and Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens in apple fruit. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. Vol.201, Suppl. 4, p. S4.109.
Recent Insights into the Diversity, Frequency and Ecological Roles of Phenazines in Fluorescent Pseudomonas spp. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mavrodi, D.V., Parejko, J.A., Mavrodi, O.V., Kwak, Y., Weller, D.M., Blankenfeldt, W., Thomashow, L.S. 2013. Recent insights into the diversity, frequency and ecological roles of phenazines in fluorescent Pseudomonas spp. Environmental Microbiology. 15(3):675-686.
Structure and function of indigenous antibiotic-producing microbial communities in the rhizosphere of wheat - (Abstract Only)
Mavrodi, D., Mavrodi, O., Bonsall, R., Parejko, J., Weller, D.M., Thomashow, L.S. 2012. Structure and function of indigenous antibiotic-producing microbial communities in the rhizosphere of wheat. International Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria Workshop. Vol. 9, page 42.
Factors impacting the activity of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens against take-all of wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kwak, Y., Bonsall, R.F., Okubara, P.A., Paulitz, T.C., Thomashow, L.S., Weller, D.M. 2012. Factors impacting the activity of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens against take-all of wheat. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 54:48-56.
Hyaloperonospora camelinae on Camelina sativa (L.) in Washington State: Detection, seed transmission, and chemical control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(09-May-12)
Hyaloperonospora camelinae on Camelina sativa (L.) in Washington State: Detection, seed transmission, and chemical control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Babiker, E.M., Hulbert, S.H., Paulitz, T.C. 2012. Hyaloperonospora camelinae on Camelina sativa (L.) in Washington State: Detection, seed transmission, and chemical control. Plant Disease. 96(8):1670-1674.
Detection, seed transmission, and control of Hyaloperonospora camelinae on Camelina sativa (L.) in Washington State - (Abstract Only)
Babiker, E.M., Hulbert, S.H., Paulitz, T.C. 2012. Detection, seed transmission, and control of Hyaloperonospora camelinae on Camelina sativa (L.) in Washington State. Phytopathology. 102:S4.8.
Natural suppression of Rhizoctonia root rot by soil microbial communities in wheat from a Rhizoctonia decline site. - (Abstract Only)
Yin, C., Hulbert, S., Schroeder, K.L., Mavrodi, O., Mavrodi, D., Schillinger, W., Paulitz, T.C. 2012. Natural suppression of Rhizoctonia root rot by soil microbial communities in wheat from a Rhizoctonia decline site. Phytopathology. 102:S4.141.
Camelina Production in the Dryland Pacific Northwest - (Experiment Station)
Hulbert, S., Guy, S., Pan, W., Paulitz, T.C., Schillinger, W., Sowers, K., Wysocki, D. 2012. Camelina Production in the Dryland Pacific Northwest. WSU Extension Publications. FS073E.
Irrigation differentially impacts populations of indigenous antibiotic-producing Pseudomonas spp. in the rhizosphere of wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mavrodi, O.V., Mavrodi, D.V., Parejko, J.A., Thomashow, L.S., Weller, D.M. 2012. Irrigation differentially impacts populations of indigenous antibiotic-producing Pseudomonas spp. in the rhizosphere of wheat. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78:3214-3220.
The Role of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol- and phenazine-1-carboxylic acid-producing Pseudomonas spp. in Natural Protection of Wheat from Soilborne Pathogens - (Book / Chapter)
Mavrodi, D.V., Mavrodi, O.V., Parejko, J.A., Thomashow, L.S., Weller, D.M. 2012. The Role of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol- and phenazine-1-carboxylic acid-producing Pseudomonas spp. in Natural Protection of Wheat from Soilborne Pathogens. Book Chapter. 267-284.
Colonizing ability of Pseudomonas fluorescens 2112, among collections of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens spp. in pea rhizosphere. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S.D., De La Fuente, L., Weller, D.M., Thomashow, L.S. 2012. Colonizing ability of Pseudomonas fluorescens 2112, among collections of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens spp. in pea rhizosphere.. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 22(6):763-770.
Population structure and diversity of phenazine-1-carboxylic acid producing fluorescent pseudomonas spp. from dryland cereal fields of central Washington State (U.S.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parejko, J.A., Mavrodi, D.V., Mavrodi, O.V., Weller, D.M., Thomashow, L.S. 2012. Population structure and diversity of phenazine-1-carboxylic acid producing fluorescent pseudomonas spp. from dryland cereal fields of central Washington State (U.S.). Microbial Ecology. 64:226-241.
Accumulation of the Antibiotic Phenazine-1-Carboxylic Acid in the Rhizosphere of Dryland Cereals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mavrodi, D.V., Mavrodi, O.V., Parejko, J.A., Bonsall, R.F., Kwak, Y., Paulitz, T.C., Thomashow, L.S., Weller, D.M. 2012. Accumulation of the Antibiotic Phenazine-1-Carboxylic Acid in the Rhizosphere of Dryland Cereals. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78:804-812.
Effects of Traditional and New Agricultural Practices on Pathogen and Biological Control Agents Populations and on Soil Suppressiveness - (Proceedings)
Weller, D.M., Paulitz, T.C., Okubara, P.A., Mavrodi, D.V., Schroeder, K.L., Bonsall, R.F., Mavrodi, O.V., Parejko, J.A., Thomashow, L.S. 2011. Effects of Traditional and New Agricultural Practices on Pathogen and Biological Control Agents Populations and on Soil Suppressiveness. European Meeting in the IOBC/WPRS Working Group. Vol. 71, pp 159-167.
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