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Craig A Cavin
Foreign Disease-Weed Science
Biologist

Phone: (301) 619-2308
Fax: (301) 619-2880
Room 214
1301 DITTO AVENUE
BLDG 1301
FORT DETRICK, MD, 21702-5023


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Host range determination of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. salsolae, a biological control agent of tumbleweed: from BLUPs to biomass loss - (Abstract Only)
Berner, D.K., Cavin, C.A. 2010. Host range determination of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. salsolae, a biological control agent of tumbleweed: from BLUPs to biomass loss. Phytopathology. 100:S205.
Best linear unbiased prediction of host range of the facultative parasite Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. salsolae, a potential biological control agent of Russian thistle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Bruckart, W.L., Cavin, C.A., Michael, J.L., Carter, M.L., Luster, D.G. 2009. Best linear unbiased prediction of host range of the facultative parasite Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. salsolae, a potential biological control agent of Russian thistle. Biological Control. 158-168.
First report of leaf anthracnose caused by Phomopsis convolvuli on field bindweed in turkey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuleci, E., Tunali, B., Berner, D.K., Cavin, C.A., Castlebury, L.A. 2009. First report of leaf anthracnose caused by Phomopsis convolvuli on field bindweed in turkey. Plant Disease. 93:847.
Life cycle of Uromyces salsolae, a candidate fungal biological control agent for Salsola tragus (Russian thistle) - (Abstract Only)
Cavin, C.A., Berner, D.K., Bruckart, W.L. 2009. Life cycle of Uromyces salsolae, a candidate fungal biological control agent for Salsola tragus (Russian thistle). Phytopathology. 99:S203.
Mixed model analysis combining disease ratings and DNA sequences to determine host range of Uromyces salsolae for biological control of Russian thistle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Bruckart, W.L., Cavin, C.A., Michael, J.L. 2009. Mixed model analysis combining disease ratings and DNA sequences to determine host range of Uromyces salsolae for biological control of Russian thistle. Biological Control. 49:68-76.
First report of stem canker of Salsola tragus caused by Diaporthe eres in Russia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kolomiets, T., Mukhina, Z., Matveeva, T., Bogomaz, D., Berner, D.K., Cavin, C.A., Castlebury, L.A. 2009. First report of stem canker of Salsola tragus caused by Diaporthe eres in Russia. Plant Disease. 93:110.
First report of anthracnose of Salsola tragus caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides in Russia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kolomiets, T., Skatenok, O., Alexandrova, A., Mukhina, Z., Matveeva, T., Bogomaz, D., Berner, D.K., Cavin, C.A. 2008. First report of anthracnose of Salsola tragus caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides in Russia. Plant Disease. 92:1366.
Host range determination of Uromyces salsolae from Russian thistle - (Abstract Only)
Cavin, C.A., Bruckart, W.L. 2007. Host range determination of Uromyces salsolae from Russian thistle. Phytopathology. 97(7, Supplement): S19
First Report of Anthracnose of Salsola Tragus Caused by Colletotrichum Gloeosporioides in Greece - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berner, D.K., Cavin, C.A., Mcmahon, M.B., Loumbourdis, I. 2006. First report of anthracnose of salsola tragus caused by colletotrichum gloeosporioides in greece. Plant Disease. 90:971.
Host Range Determination of Collectotrichum Gloeosporioides from Russian Thistle - (Abstract Only)
Bruckart, W.L., Cavin, C.A. 2006. Host range determination of collectotrichum gloeosporioides from russian thistle. Phytopathology. 96:S190
Re-Evaluation of Paraquat in Assessing Risk of a Candidate Weed Biological Control Agent - (Abstract Only)
Proceedings. Northeastern Weed Science Society 60: (in press)
What Are the Implications of a Foreign Hemibiotrophic Fungus for Biological Control of Weeds - (Abstract Only)
Phytopathology 95(6, supplement):S155
Differential Susceptibility of Salsola Tragus to Colletotrichum Gloeosporides and Uromyces Salsolae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BRUCKART, W.L., CAVIN, C.A., SOBHIAN, R., VAJNA, L., SCHWARCZINGER, I., RYAN, F.J., HASAN, S. DIFFERENTIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY OF SALSOLA TRAGUS TO COLLETOTRICHUM GLOEOSPORIDES AND UROMYCES SALSOLAE. BIOLOGICAL CONTROL. 2003.
A Spinach Isolate of Colletotrichum Dematium from the United States and Risk Assessment of C. Gloeosporioides from Russian Thistle in Hungary - (Abstract Only)
CAVIN, C.A., BRUCKART, W.L. A SPINACH ISOLATE OF COLLETOTRICHUM DEMATIUM FROM THE UNITED STATES AND RISK ASSESSMENT OF C. GLOEOSPORIOIDES FROM RUSSIAN THISTLE IN HUNGARY. Phytopathology. 93:S123. 2003.
Fungicide Control of the Biological Control Candidate Colletotrichum Gloesporioides on Spinach - (Abstract Only)
Bruckart, W.L., Cavin, C.A. 2004. Fungicide control of the biological control candidate colletotrichum gloesporioides on spinach. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. 58:160.
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