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Kylie Dale Swisher
Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research
Research Associate
kylie.swisher@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (509) 454-4462
Room BUILDING
YAKIMA AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH LABORATORY
5230 KONNOWAC PASS ROAD
WAPATO, WA, 98951


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Occurrence and molecular detection of Spiroplasma citri in carrots and Circulifer tenellus in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swisher, K.D., Velasquez-Valle, R., Mena-Covarrubias, J., Munyaneza, J.E. 2016. Occurrence and molecular detection of Spiroplasma citri in carrots and Circulifer tenellus in Mexico. Journal of Plant Pathology. 98:355-360.
Horizontal transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Convolvulus and Ipomoea (Solanales: Convolvulaceae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Torres, G.L., Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Munyaneza, J.E., Barcenas, N.M. 2015. Horizontal transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Convolvulus and Ipomoea (Solanales: Convolvulaceae). PLoS One. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0142734.
Use of Electrical Penetration Graph Technology to Examine Transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ to Potato by Three Haplotypes of Potato Psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli; Hemiptera: Triozidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mustafa, T., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Zack, R.R., Pappu, H.R., Munyaneza, J.E. 2015. Use of Electrical Penetration Graph Technology to Examine Transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ to Potato by Three Haplotypes of Potato Psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli; Hemiptera: Triozidae). PLoS One. 10(9):e01 38946. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138946.
A new problem and old questions: potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Echegaray, E., Murphy, A., Rondon, S., Wohleb, C., Waters, T., Jensen, A. 2015. A new problem and old questions: potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest. American Entomologist. 61(4):234-244.
Zebra Chip: What is the risk of disease transmission through potato tubers? - (Proceedings)
Swisher, K.D., Munyaneza, J.E. 2015. Zebra Chip: What is the risk of disease transmission through potato tubers?. Meeting Proceedings. Pp 71-75.
First Report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ Associated with Psyllid-Infested Carrots in Germany - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Hommes, M., Willhauck, A., Buck, H., Meadow, R. 2015. First Report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ Associated with Psyllid-Infested Carrots in Germany. Plant Disease. 99:1269.
Potato psyllids and their bacterial allies: Two fronts in the war against zebra chip disease. - (Proceedings)
Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Mustafa, T., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R. 2015. Potato psyllids and their bacterial allies: Two fronts in the war against zebra chip disease.. Meeting Proceedings. Pp 1-5.
Assessing transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ haplotypes through seed potato - (Proceedings)
Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D. 2015. Assessing transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ haplotypes through seed potato . Meeting Proceedings. pp. 59-62.
Liberibacter transmission efficiency among potato psyllid haplotypes - (Proceedings)
Mustafa, T., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Horton, D.R., Zack, R. 2015. Liberibacter transmission efficiency among potato psyllid haplotypes. Meeting Proceedings. pp. 68-71.
Assessing reproduction of potato psyllid haplotypes - (Proceedings)
Mustafa, T., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Zack, R.S. 2015. Assessing reproduction of potato psyllid haplotypes. Meeting Proceedings. pp. 72-76.
Non-potato host plants of potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest: a year-round complication? - (Trade Journal)
Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Wohleb, C., Waters, T., Jensen, A. 2015. Non-potato host plants of potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest: a year-round complication?. Potato Progress. 15:2.
Wolbachia infection differs among divergent mitochondrial haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Mustafa, T., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R. 2015. Wolbachia infection differs among divergent mitochondrial haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108(2):137-145.
Interhaplotype fertility and host effects of potato and bittersweet nightshade on selected reproductive traits of three haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mustafa, T., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Zack, R.S., Munyaneza, J.E. 2015. Interhaplotype fertility and host effects of potato and bittersweet nightshade on selected reproductive traits of three haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Environmental Entomology. 44:300-308.
First report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' on carrot in Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Jul-14)
Wolbachia-infection differs among potato psyllid haplotypes - (Proceedings)
Cooper, W.R., Mustafa, T., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R. 2015. Wolbachia-infection differs among potato psyllid haplotypes. American Journal of Potato Research. 92:182.
Absence of photoperiod effects on mating and ovarian maturation by three haplotypes of potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Horton, D.R., Miliczky, E., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Jensen, A. 2014. Absence of photoperiod effects on mating and ovarian maturation by three haplotypes of potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Journal of British Columbia Entomological Society. 111:1-2.
Latent period and transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by the potato psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sengoda, V.G., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Henne, D.C., Munyaneza, J.E. 2014. Latent period and transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by the potato psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). PLoS One. 9(3):e93475.
Assessing potato psyllid haplotypes in potato crops in the Pacific Northwestern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swisher, K.D., Sengoda, V.G., Dixon, J., Munyaneza, J.E., Murphy, A.F., Rondon, S.I., Thompson, B., Karasev, A.V., Wenninger, E.J., Olsen, N., Crosslin, J. 2014. Assessing potato psyllid haplotypes in potato crops in the Pacific Northwestern United States. American Journal of Potato Research. DOI:10.1007/s12230-014-9378-8.
Liberibacter-associated disease occurrence in Central America - (Proceedings) - (31-Jan-14)
What is the source of potato psyllids colonizing Washington, Oregon, and Idaho potato fields? - (Trade Journal)
Horton, D.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Echegaray, E., Murphy, A., Rondon, S., Sengoda, V., Neven, L.G., Jensen, A. 2014. What is the source of potato psyllids colonizing Washington, Oregon, and Idaho potato fields?. Potato Progress. 14(2): 1-7.
Seasonal dispersal of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, into potato crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nelson, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Crosslin, J., Munyaneza, J.E. 2014. Seasonal dispersal of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, into potato crops. Southwestern Entomologist. 39:177-186.
Restriction digestion method for haplotyping the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swisher, K.D., Crosslin, J. 2014. Restriction digestion method for haplotyping the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli. Southwestern Entomologist. 39:49-56.
Haplotypes of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, on the wild host plant, Solanum dulcamara, in the Pacific Northwestern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swisher, K.D., Sengoda, V., Dixon, J.A., Echegaray, E., Murphey, A., Rondon, S., Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J. 2013. Haplotypes of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, on the wild host plant, Solanum dulcamara, in the Pacific Northwestern United States. American Journal of Potato Research. 90:570-577.
Haplotyping studies of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, in Mexico and Central America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swisher, K.D., Arp, A., Bextine, B., Aguilar Alvarez, E., Crosslin, J., Munyaneza, J.E. 2013. Haplotyping studies of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, in Mexico and Central America. Southwestern Entomologist. 38:201-208.
Temporal analysis of potato psyllid haplotypes in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swisher, K.D., Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J. 2013. Temporal analysis of potato psyllid haplotypes in the United States. Environmental Entomology. 42:381-393.
A rapid method for preparation of nucleic acid extracts from potato psyllids for detection of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solancearum' and molecular analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crosslin, J., Swisher, K.D., Hamlin, L.L. 2013. A rapid method for preparation of nucleic acid extracts from potato psyllids for detection of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solancearum' and molecular analysis. Southwestern Entomologist. 38:41-48.
High resolution melting analysis of the cytochrome oxidase I gene identifies three haplotypes of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swisher, K.D., Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J. 2012. High resolution melting analysis of the cytochrome oxidase I gene identifies three haplotypes of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, in the United States. Environmental Entomology. 41:1019-1028.
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