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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Farivar Eskandari
Foreign Disease-weed Science Research
Biologist

Phone: (301) 619-7157
Fax: (301) 619-2880
Room 214

1301 DITTO AVENUE
BLDG 1301
FORT DETRICK , MD 217025023


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Risk assessment and implications of common crupina rust disease for biological control -
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K. 2016. Risk assessment and implications of common crupina rust disease for biological control. Journal of Invasive Plant Science Management. 9:33-40.
First Report of a Leaf Spot caused by Sphaerulina tirolensis on Rubus phoenicolasius -
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F. 2015. First Report of a Leaf Spot caused by Sphaerulina tirolensis on Rubus phoenicolasius. Plant Disease. Volume 99, Number 9, Page 1275.
Fulfillment of Koch’s postulates and partial host range of Septoria lepidii Desm., a fungal pathogen for potential biological control of hoary cress (Lepidium spp.) -
Berner, D.K., Eskandari, F., Cavin, C.A., Dubin, H. 2015. Fulfillment of Koch’s postulates and partial host range of Septoria lepidii Desm., a fungal pathogen for potential biological control of hoary cress (Lepidium spp.). Biocontrol Science and Technology. 25:732-737.
Characterization and evaluation of target and host: Ramularia crupinae, a candidate for biological control of two varieties of Crupina vulgaris in the United States Reprint Icon -
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K. 2014. Characterization and evaluation of target and host: Ramularia crupinae, a candidate for biological control of two varieties of Crupina vulgaris in the United States. Mycoscience. 71:40-48.
First Report of Leaf Necrosis on Microstegium vimineum caused by Bipolaris microstegii in Maryland -
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Lane, W. 2014. First Report of Leaf Necrosis on Microstegium vimineum caused by Bipolaris microstegii in Maryland. Plant Disease. doi:org/10.1094/PDIS-11-13-1122PDN.
First report of Pilidium concavum causing leaf necrosis on Fallopia japonica in the United States Reprint Icon -
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Coombs, E.M., Rossman, A.Y., Palm, M.E. 2013. First report of Pilidium concavum causing leaf necrosis on Fallopia japonica in the United States. Plant Disease. 97(1):146.
Comparison of Puccinia acroptili from Eurasia and the USA -
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K., Aime, M.C. 2012. Comparison of Puccinia acroptili from Eurasia and the USA. Botany. 90:465-471.
Mutual benefits through formalized international collaboration on biological control of weeds with plant pathogens -
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.
Field damage to yellow starthistle infected by Synchytrium solstitiale, and greenhouse maintenance and host range of the fungus -
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L., Widmer, T.L. 2011. Field damage to yellow starthistle infected by Synchytrium solstitiale, and greenhouse maintenance and host range of the fungus. Plant Disease. DOI: 10.1094/PDis-2-11-0139.
Phenotypes of common crupina (Crupina vulgaris), synchronization of bolting, and yield effects of leaf removal and inoculation by Ramularia crupinae -
Synchytrium solstitiale: reclassification based on the function and role of resting spores -
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Widmer, T.L. 2011. Synchytrium solstitiale: reclassification based on the function and role of resting spores. Mycologia. DOI: 10.3852/10-286.
Life cycle of Puccinia acroptili -
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K., Aime, M.C. 2009. Life cycle of Puccinia acroptili. Mycologia. 102(1):62-68.
Greenhouse germination and characterization of Synchytrium solstitiale resting spores -
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L. 2009. Greenhouse germination and characterization of Synchytrium solstitiale resting spores. Phytopathology. 99(6, Supplement): S203.
Life cycle of Puccinia crupinae, a candidate fungal biological control agent for Crupina vulgaris -
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L. 2009. Life cycle of Puccinia crupinae, a candidate fungal biological control agent for Crupina vulgaris. Phytopathology. 99(6):533.
Rathayibacter iranicus isolated from asymptomatic wheat seeds in Turkey -
Postnikova, E.N., Agarkova, I., Altundag, S., Eskandari, F., Sechler, A.J., Karahan, A., Vidaver, A.K., Schneider, W.L., Ozakman, M., Schaad, N.W. 2009. Rathayibacter iranicus isolated from asymptomatic wheat seeds in Turkey. Plant Pathology. 58:796.
Protocol for maintenance of Synchytrium solstitiale, cause of false rust on yellow starthistle, under greenhouse conditions -
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L., Widmer, T.L. 2008. Protocol for maintenance of Synchytrium solstitiale, cause of false rust on yellow starthistle, under greenhouse conditions. Phytopathology. 98(6,Supplement)S214-215
First Report of Crown Gall Caused by Agrobacterium sp. on Diffuse Knapweed (Centaurea diffusa) Reprint Icon -
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L., Schaad, N.W., Sechler, A.J., Postnikova, E.N., Caesar, A.J., Coombs, E. 2008. First Report of Crown Gall Caused by Agrobacterium sp. on Diffuse Knapweed (Centaurea diffusa). Plant Disease. 92:487.
Crosses between pycnia of Puccinia acroptili from the United States, Russia, and Turkey -
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L. 2008. Crosses between pycnia of Puccinia acroptili from the United States, Russia, and Turkey. Phytopathology. 97 (7, Supplement):S184
PUCCINIA ACROPTILI ON RUSSIAN KNAPWEED IN COLORADO, MONTANA AND WYOMING -
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Littlefield, J., Becktell, M., Aime, M.C., Bean, D., Sands, D., Pilgeram, A. 2006. Puccinia acroptili on russian knapweed in colorado, montana and wyoming. Plant Disease. 90:971.
COMMON CRUPINA FROM THE UNITED STATES IS VARIABLE IN SUSCEPTIBILITY TO PUCCINIA CRUPINAE -
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K., Lesser, K. 2006. Common crupina from the united states is variable in susceptibility to puccinia crupinae. Phytopathology. 96:S17.
DISCOVERY OF CERCOSPORELLA LEAF SPOT ON RUSSIAN KNAPWEED IN MONTANA -
Bruckart, W.L., Eskandari, F., Littlefield, J., Mcmahon, M.B., Luster, D.G. 2006. Discovery of cercosporella leaf spot on russian knapweed in montana. Phytopathology. 96:S191.
FIRST REPORT OF LEAF SPOT CAUSED BY A CERCOSPORELLA SP. ON ACROPTILON REPENS IN THE UNITED STATES -
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L., Littlefield, J., Mcmahon, M.B. 2006. First report of leaf spot caused by a cercosporella sp. on acroptilon repens in the united states. Plant Disease. 90:833(on-line as DOI: 10.1094/Pd-90-0833B).
CERCOSPORELLA ACROPTILI AND CERCOSPORELLA CENTAUREICOLA SP. NOV. - POTENTIAL BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS OF RUSSIAN KNAPWEED AND YELLOW STARTHISTLE, RESPECTIVELY -
Berner, D.K., Eskandari, F., Braun, U., Mcmahon, M.B., Luster, D.G. 2005. Cercosporella acroptili and cercosporella centaureicola sp. nov. - potential biological control agents of russian knapweed and yellow starthistle, respectively. Mycologia 97:1122-1128
A NEW, AGGRESSIVE RUST FUNGUS FROM TURKEY IS A CANDIDATE FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF RUSSIAN KNAPWEED -
Phytopathology 95:S14
FIRST REPORT OF ANTHRACNOSE OF CRUPINA VULGARIS CAUSED BY COLLETOTRICHUM CF. GLOEOSPORIOIDES -
Berner, D.K., Eskandari, F., Rossman, A.Y., Aime, M.C., Kashefi, J. 2004. First report of anthracnose of crupina vulgaris caused by colletotrichum cf. gloeosporioides. Plant Disease. 88:1161.
TWO FLIES SUSPECTED IN GREENHOUSE SPREAD OF PHOMA EXIGUA ON ACROPTILON REPENS -
Phytopathology 95:S156
FIRST REPORT OF PHOMA EXIGUA ON ACROPTILON REPENS IN TURKEY -
Tunale, B., Eskandari, F., Berner, D.K., Farr, D.F., Castlebury, L.A. 2004. First report of phoma exigua on acroptilon repens in turkey. Plant Disease. 87:1540.
A NEW ISOLATE OF RAMULARIA CRUPINAE FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF COMMON CRUPINA -
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L. 2004. A new isolate of ramularia crupinae for biological control of common crupina. American Phytopathological Society Potomac Division Meeting. 94:S142.
GREENHOUSE EVALUATION OF CERCOSPORELLA ACROPTILI FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF RUSSIAN KNAPWEED -
Eskandari, F., Bruckart, W.L. 2004. Greenhouse evaluation of cercosporella acroptili for biological control of russian knapweed. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. 58:162.
A PHOMA SP. THAT KILLS COMMON CRUPINA (CRUPINA VULGARIS) -
ESKANDARI, F., MCMAHON, M.B., BRUCKART, W.L. A PHOMA SP. THAT KILLS COMMON CRUPINA (CRUPINA VULGARIS). PROCEEDINGS OF NORTHEASTERN WEED SCIENCE SOCIETY. 57:120. 2003.
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