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Ruhui Li
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory
Plant Pathologist

Phone: (301) 504-7653
Fax: (301) 504-8397
Room 15

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 004 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD 20705
Projects
Characterizing and Detecting Pathogens to Ensure Safe Exchange of Plant Germplasm
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432649
Discovering Pathogens Associated with Rapid Apple Decline
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435018

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
First identification and molecular characterization of a novel cavemovirus infecting Epiphyllum spp. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, L., Cao, M., Wu, L., Liu, H., Chen, M., Li, R. 2020. First identification and molecular characterization of a novel cavemovirus infecting Epiphyllum spp.. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-020-04688-2.
Virome of Camellia japonica: discovery and molecular characterization of new viruses of different taxa in camellias Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, S., Yang, L., Ma, L., Tian, X., Li, R., Zhou, C., Cao, M. 2020. Virome of Camellia japonica: discovery and molecular characterization of new viruses of different taxa in camellias. Frontiers in Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.00945.
Camellia ringspot associated virus 4, a proposed new foveavirus from Camellia japonica Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhen, L., Chen, M., Li, R. 2020. Camellia ringspot associated virus 4, a proposed new foveavirus from Camellia japonica. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-020-04655-x.
Discovery and molecular characterization of a novel trichovirus infecting sweet cherry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brewer, E., Cao, M., Gutierrez, B.L., Bateman, M., Li, R. 2020. Discovery and molecular characterization of a novel trichovirus infecting sweet cherry. Virus Genes. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11262-020-01743-7.
First report of Blackcurrant reversion virus in Ribes nigrum germplasm in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zurn, J.D., Ho, T., Li, R., Bassil, N.V., Tzanetakis, I., Martin, R.R., Postman, J.D. 2019. First report of Blackcurrant reversion virus in Ribes nigrum germplasm in the United States. Plant Disease. 103:1051. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-03-18-0526-PDN.
Development of a sensitive and reliable reverse transcription-droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (RT-ddPCR) assay for the detection of Citrus tristeza virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Wang, Q., Yang, Z., Li, R., Liu, Y., Li, J., Li, Z., Zhou, Y. 2020. Development of a sensitive and reliable reverse transcription-droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (RT-ddPCR) assay for the detection of Citrus tristeza virus. European Journal of Plant Pathology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-019-01920-x.
Complete genomic sequence of tea-oil camellia associated deltapartitivirus, a novel virus from Camellia oleifera Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, L., Du, T., Liu, H., Peng, L., Li, R. 2019. Complete genomic sequence of tea-oil camellia associated deltapartitivirus, a novel virus from Camellia oleifera. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-019-04429-0.
Discovery of four novel viruses associated with Flower Yellowing Disease of green Sichuan pepper (Zanthoxylum armatum) by virome analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, M., Zhang, S., Li, M., Liu, Y., Dong, P., Li, S., Kuang, M., Li, R., Zhou, Y. 2019. Discovery of Four Novel Viruses Associated with Flower Yellowing Disease of Green Sichuan Pepper (Zanthoxylum armatum) by Virome Analysis. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.3390/v11080696.
Loquat is a new natural host of apple stem grooving virus and apple chlorotic leaf spot virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Q., Xuan, Z., Wu, Y., Li, M., Zhang, S., Wu, D., Li, R., Cao, M. 2019. Loquat is a new natural host of apple stem grooving virus and apple chlorotic leaf spot virus. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-04-19-0721-PDN.
Characterization of three new viruses of the family Betaflexiviridae associated with camellia ringspot disease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Wu, L., Zheng, L., Cao, M., Li, R. 2019. Characterization of three new viruses of the family Betaflexiviridae associated with camellia ringspot disease. Virus Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2019.197668.
First identification and molecular characterization of a novel cherry robigovirus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, L., Liu, H., Bateman, M., Komorowaka, B., Li, R. 2019. First identification and molecular characterization of apricot symptomless virus. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-019-04401-y.
Molecular characterization and detection of two novel carlaviruses infecting cactus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peng, L., Wu, L., Grinstead, S.C., Kinard, G.R., Li, R. 2019. Molecular characterization and detection of two novel carlaviruses infecting cactus. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-019-04279-w.
Senna bicapsularis: A new natural host of bean yellow mosaic virus in China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qui, Y., Zhou, Y., Zhang, S., Atta, S., Li, M., Wu, J., Li, R., Cao, M. 2019. Senna bicapsularis: A new natural host of bean yellow mosaic virus in China. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-02-19-0428-PDN.
Characterization and detection of a new badnavirus infecting Epiphyllum spp Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lan, P., Tian, T., Pu, L., Rao, W., Li, F., Li, R. 2019. Characterization and detection of a new badnavirus infecting Epiphyllum spp. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-019-04237-6.
Development of a sensitive and reliable reverse transcription-droplet digital PCR assay for the detection of Citrus yellow vein clearing virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Q., Zhang, Y., Shen, W., Chen, L., Li, X., Li, R., Zhou, C., Zhou, Y. 2018. Development of a sensitive and reliable reverse transcription-droplet digital PCR assay for the detection of Citrus yellow vein clearing virus. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-018-04123-7.
First report of Alternanthera mosaic virus infecting Epiphyllum spp Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, L., Zheng, L., Li, R. 2019. First report of Alternanthera mosaic virus infecting Epiphyllum spp. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-18-1529-PDN.
Molecular characterization of a novel closterovirus identified from blackcurrant by high-throughput sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, L., Wu, L., Postman, J.D., Liu, H., Li, R. 2018. Molecular characterization of a novel closterovirus identified from blackcurrant by high-throughput sequencing. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11262-018-1598-4.
Molecular characterization of a novel citrivirus infecting citrus using next-generation sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, M., Li, P., Zhang, S., Yang, F., Zhou, Y., Wang, X., Li, R. 2018. Molecular characterization of a novel citrivirus infecting citrus using next-generation sequencing. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-018-4039-8.
Detection of tobamoviruses by RT-PCR using a novel pair of degenerate primers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yueyue, L., Tan, G., Lan, P., Zhang, A., Liu, Y., Li, R., Li, F. 2018. Detection of tobamoviruses by RT-PCR using a novel pair of degenerate primers. Journal of Virological Methods. 259:122-128.
Structure and genome organization of a novel Fiji Strain of sweet potato vein clearing virus identified by high-throughput sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, L., Liu, H., Abad, J., French, R., Li, R. 2018. Structure and genome organization of a novel Fiji Strain of sweet potato vein clearing virus identified by high-throughput sequencing. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00462-18.
Discovery and molecular characterization of a new luteovirus identified by high-throughput sequencing from apple Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Wu, L., Nikolaevera, E., Peter, K., Liu, Z., Mollov, D.S., Cao, M., Li, R. 2018. Discovery and molecular characterization of a new luteovirus identified by high-throughput sequencing from apple. Virology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12985-018-0998-3.
Complete genome sequence of yam chlorotic necrosis virus, a novel macluravirus infecting yam Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lan, P., Meng, Y., Cao, M., Li, R., Ma, Y., Tan, S., Chen, H., Li, F. 2018. Complete genome sequence of yam chlorotic necrosis virus, a novel macluravirus infecting yam. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-018-3851-5.
Molecular characterization of a novel Nucleorhabdovirus from black currant identified by high-throughput sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, L., Liu, H., Postman, J.D., Li, R. 2018. Molecular characterization of a novel Nucleorhabdovirus from black currant identified by high-throughput sequencing. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-018-3709-x.
First report of Beet western yellows virus infecting Epiphyllum spp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eicholtz, M.I., Grinstead, S.C., Wu, L., Kinard, G.R., Li, R. 2017. First report of Beet western yellows virus infecting Epiphyllum spp. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-08-17-1238-PDN.
Complete genome sequence of Paris mosaic necrosis virus, a distinct member of the genus Potyvirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lan, P., Zhao, J., Zhou, Y., Li, Y., Shen, D., Liao, Q., Li, R., Li, F. 2017. Complete genome sequence of Paris mosaic necrosis virus, a distinct member of the genus Potyvirus. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-017-3649-x.
Simultaneous detection and differentiation of three Potyviridae viruses by a multiplex TaqMan real time RT-PCR assay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lan, P., Abad, J., Pu, L., Li, F., Li, R. 2017. Simultaneous detection and differentiation of three Potyviridae viruses by a multiplex TaqMan real time RT-PCR assay. Journal of Virological Methods. https://doi:10.1016/j.jviromet.2017.09.006.
Complete genome sequence of a divergent strain of lettuce chlorosis virus from Periwinkle in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, X., Tian, Y., Yu, Y., Hu, Y., Li, Z., Li, R., Zhou, C., Cao, M. 2017. Complete genome sequence of a divergent strain of lettuce chlorosis virus from Periwinkle in China. Plant Disease. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/doi/abs/10.1094/PDIS-07-17-1053-PDN.
First report of citrus leaf blotch virus in lemon in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, M., Yu, Y., Tian, X., Yang, F., Li, R., Zhou, C. 2017. First report of citrus leaf blotch virus in lemon in China. Plant Disease. doi: org/10.1094/PDIS-10-16-1500-PDN.
Genome characterization and genetic diversity of sweet potato symptomless virus 1: a mastrevirus with an unusual nonanucleotide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, M., Lan, P., Li, F., Abad, J., Zhou, C., Li, R. 2017. Genome characterization and genetic diversity of sweet potato symptomless virus 1: a mastrevirus with an unusual nonanucleotide. Archives of Virology. 162:2881-2884.
Molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of Citrus viroid VI variants from citrus in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, M., Wu, Q., Yang, F., Wang, X., Li, R., Zhou, C. 2017. Molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of Citrus viroid VI variants from citrus in China. European Journal of Plant Pathology. doi: 10.1007/s10658-017-1236-3.
Molecular characterization of a novel Luteovirus from peach identified by high-throughput sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, L., Liu, H., Bateman, M., Liu, Z., Li, R. 2017. Molecular characterization of a novel Luteovirus from peach identified by high-throughput sequencing. Archives of Virology. 162:2903-2905.
First report of zucchini tigre mosaic virus infecting several cucurbit plants in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, L., Li, Y., Tan, G., Lan, P., Zhong, L., Li, R., Li, F. 2016. First report of zucchini tigre mosaic virus infecting several cucurbit plants in China. Plant Disease. 100:1253.
Evaluation of the virus and viroid infection status of flowering cherry (Prunus yedoensis) collections in Korea and the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheong, E.J., Kim, C., Kinard, G.R., Li, R. 2015. Evaluation of the virus and viroid infection status of flowering cherry (Prunus yedoensis) collections in Korea and the United States. Journal of Plant Pathology. 97: 155-160.
First report of Tomato spotted wilt virus on celery in China ()
Li, Y., Xiao, L., Tan, G., Fu, X., Li, R., Li, F. 2015. First report of Tomato spotted wilt virus on celery in China. Plant Disease. 99:734-735.
Simultaneous identification and molecular characterization of viruses associated with an apple tree with mosaic symptom - (Abstract Only)
Genetic diversity and population structure of begomoviruses infecting sweet potato - (Abstract Only)
Li, R., Kinard, G.R., Mollov, D.S., Tahir, M.N., Lan, P., Li, F. 2015. Genetic diversity and population structure of begomoviruses infecting sweet potato. Phytopathology. 105:S4.135.
Genome characterization and genetic diversity of Sweet potato symptomless virus 1: a mastrevirus with an unusual nonanucleotide - (Abstract Only)
First Report of Carnation vein mottle virus Infecting Dianthus amurensis in China ()
Li, F., Li, Y., Wang, C., Xiang, D., Li, R., Liu, Y. 2014. First Report of Carnation vein mottle virus Infecting Dianthus amurensis in China. Plant Disease. 98:1447.
Complete genome sequence of a divergent strain of Japanese yam mosaic virus from China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lan, P., Li, F., Wang, M., Li, R. 2014. Complete genome sequence of a divergent strain of Japanese yam mosaic virus from China. Archives of Virology. 160:573-576.
Molecular detection and characterization of Chinese Yam mild mosaic virus isolates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Wang, M., Li, F., Zhou, G., Lan, P., Xu, D. 2014. Molecular detection and characterization of Chinese Yam mild mosaic virus isolates. Virus Genes. DOI: 10.1111/jph.12337.
First report of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl China Virus infecting Panax Notoginseng in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, F., Li, X., Liu, F., Li, Y., Zhang, S., Li, M., Li, R. 2014. First report of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl China Virus infecting Panax Notoginseng in China. Plant Disease. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/doi/pdf/10.1094/PDIS-03-14-0255-PDN.
Simultaneous detection of four causal agents of tobacco bushy top disease by a multiplex one-step RT-PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, F., Tan, G., Li, X., Chen, H., Li, R., Li, F. 2014. Simultaneous detection of four causal agents of tobacco bushy top disease by a multiplex one-step RT-PCR. Journal of Virological Methods. 205:236-248.
Molecular simultaneous detection of Cherry necrotic rusty mottle virus and Cherry green ring mottle virus by real-time RT-PCR and high resolution melting analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Komorowska, B., Fiore, N., Zamorano, A., Li, R. 2014. Molecular simultaneous detection of Cherry necrotic rusty mottle virus and Cherry green ring mottle virus by real-time RT-PCR and high resolution melting analysis. Archives of Virology. Molecular and Cellular Probes 28:186-191.
Elimination of black raspberry necrosis virus and blackberry yellow vein associated virus from Rubus spp. by in vitro axillary bud culture and thermotherapy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheong, E.J., Jeon, A., Kang, J., Mock, R., Li, R. 2014. Elimination of black raspberry necrosis virus and blackberry yellow vein associated virus from Rubus spp. by in vitro axillary bud culture and thermotherapy. Horticultural Science. https://doi.org/10.17221/266/2013-HORTSCI.
First report of taro vein chlorosis virus infecting taro [Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott] in the United States of America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melzer, M., Long, M., Ayin, C., Li, R., Hu, J. 2014. First report of taro vein chlorosis virus infecting taro [Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott] in the United States of America. Plant Disease. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/doi/pdf/10.1094/PDIS-12-13-1277-PDN.
Biological characterization and complete genomic sequence of Carrot thin leaf virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Liu, H., Li, F., Tian, T., Li, R. 2013. Biological characterization and complete genomic sequence of Carrot thin leaf virus. Archives of Virology. European Journal of Plant Pathology 138:15-22.
Development a of multiplex TaqMan real-time RT-PCR assay for simultaneous detection of Asian prunus viruses, plum bark necrosis stem pitting associated virus, and peach latent mosaic virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Complete genome sequence of sweet potato latent virus and its relationship to other potyviruses infecting sweet potato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, M., Abad, J., Fuentes, S., Li, R. 2013. Complete genome sequence of sweet potato latent virus and its relationship to other potyviruses infecting sweet potato. Archives of Virology. DOI: 10.1007/s00705-013-1705-8.
Triticum mosaic poacevirus enlists P1 rather than HC-Pro to suppress RNA silencing-mediated host defense Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tatineni, S., Li, R., Qu, F., Morris, J.T., French, R.C. 2012. Triticum mosaic poacevirus enlists P1 rather than HC-Pro to suppress RNA silencing-mediated host defense. Virology. 433: 104-115.
Simultaneous detection and differentiation of four closely related sweet potato potyviruses by a multiplex one-step RT-PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, F., Zuo, R., Abad, J., Xu, D., Bao, G., Li, R. 2012. Simultaneous detection and differentiation of four closely related sweet potato potyviruses by a multiplex one-step RT-PCR. Journal of Virological Methods. 186:161-166.
Detection of sweet potato viruses in Yunnan and genetic diversity analysis of the common viruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bao, G., Zuo, R., Rao, W., Li, R., Li, F. 2013. Detection of sweet potato viruses in Yunnan and genetic diversity analysis of the common viruses. Microbiology China. 40(2):236-248.
Phylogenetic relationships of closely related potyviruses infecting sweet potato determined by genomic characterizaiton of Sweet potato virus G and Sweet potato virus 2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, F., Xu, D., Abad, J., Li, R. 2012. Phylogenetic relationships of closely related potyviruses infecting sweet potato determined by genomic characterizaiton of Sweet potato virus G and Sweet potato virus 2. Virus Research. 45:118-125.
Complete genome sequence of Pokeweed mosaic virus and its relationship to other members of the genus Potyvirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Wang, M., Kinard, G.R., Li, R. 2012. Complete genome sequence of Pokeweed mosaic virus and its relationship to other members of the genus Potyvirus. Archives of Virology. 157:2023-2026.
One-Step Multiplex RT-PCR for Simultaneous Detection of Four Pome Tree Viroids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
First report of turnip mosaic virus in tomatillo (Physalis philadelphica) in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Koike, S.T., Xu, D., Li, R. 2012. First report of turnip mosaic virus in tomatillo (Physalis philadelphica) in California. Plant Disease. 96(2):296.
Elimination of five sugarcane viruses from sugarcane using in vitro culture of axillary bud and apical meristem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheong, E.J., Mock, R.G., Li, R. 2012. Elimination of five sugarcane viruses from sugarcane using in vitro culture of axillary bud and apical meristem. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 109:439-445.
Molecular analysis of complete genomic sequences of four isolates of Gooseberry vein banding associated virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Mock, R.G., Kinard, G.R., Li, R. 2011. Molecular analysis of complete genomic sequences of four isolates of Gooseberry vein banding associated virus. Virus Genes. 43:130-137.
Complete genome sequence of Celery mosaic virus and its relationship to other members of the genus Potyvirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Liu, H., Li, F., Li, R. 2011. Complete genome sequence of Celery mosaic virus and its relationship to other members of the genus Potyvirus. Archives of Virology. 156:917-920.
Optimizing culture medium for meristem tissue culture of several Saccharum species and commercial hybrids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheong, E.J., Mock, R.G., Li, R. 2009. Optimizing culture medium for meristem tissue culture of several Saccharum species and commercial hybrids. American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 29:149-165.
Characterization of the partial RNA1 and RNA2 3' untranslated region of tomato ringspot virus isolates from North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Mock, R.G., Fuchs, M., Halbrendt, J., Howell, B., Liu, Z. 2011. Molecular characterization of the partial RNA1 and RNA2 3' untranslated region of tomato ringspot virus isolates from North America. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. DOI: 10.1080/07060661.2011.536648.
Development of a polyprobe to detect six viroids of pome and stone fruits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liming, L., Li, R., Mock, R.G., Kinard, G.R. 2011. Development of a polyprobe to detect six viroids of pome and stone fruits. Journal of Virological Methods. 171:91-97.
Biological characterization and complete genomic sequence of Apium virus Y infecting celery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Liu, H., Koike, S.T., Li, F., Li, R. 2010. Biological characterization and complete genomic sequence of Apium virus Y infecting celery. Virus Research. 155:76-82.
The Complete Nucleotide Sequence and Genome Organization of Tomato Cholrosis Virus: A Distinct Crinivirus most Closely Related to Lettuce Infectious Yellow Virus - (Abstract Only)
Wintermantel, W.M., Hladky, L.L., Gulati Sakhuja, A.N., Li, R., Liu, H., Tzanetakis, I.E. 2009. THE COMPLETE NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE AND GENOME ORGANIZATION OF TOMATO INFECTIOUS CHLOROSIS VIRUS: A DISTINCT CRINIVIRUS MOST CLOSELY RELATED TO LETTUCE INFECTIOUS YELLOWS VIRUS. Phytopathology 99: S142.
The complete nucleotide sequence and genome organization of Tomato infectious chlorosis virus: A distinct crinivirus most closely related to Lettuce infectious yellows virus. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wintermantel, W.M., Hladky, L.L., Gulati Sakhuja, A.N., Li, R., Liu, H., Tzanetakis, L.E. 2009. The complete nucleotide sequence and genome organization of Tomato infectious chlorosis virus: A distinct crinivirus most closely related to Lettuce infectious yellows virus. Archives of Virology. 154:1335-1341.
First Report of Cherry virus A in Sweet Cherry Trees in China ()
Rao, W.L., Zhang, Z.K., Li, R. 2009. First Report of Cherry virus A in Sweet Cherry Trees in China. Plant Disease. 93:425.
A Reliable and Inexpensive Method of Nucleic Acid Extraction for the PCR-Based Detection of Diverse Plant Pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Mock, R.G., Huang, Q., Abad, J., Hartung, J.S., Kinard, G.R. 2008. A Reliable and Inexpensive Method of Nucleic Acid Extraction for the PCR-Based Detection of Diverse Plant Pathogens. Journal of Virological Methods. 154:48-55.
Virus Strains Causing Mosaic in Louisiana and Florida Sugarcane - (Abstract Only)
Grisham, M.P., Comstock, J.C., Li, R. 2008. Virus Strains Causing Mosaic in Louisiana and Florida Sugarcane. Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 28:42-57.
Molecular Characterization and Taxonomy of Lolium Latent Virus, a Novel Member of the Family Flexiviridae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaira, A.M., Maroon-Lango, C.J., and Hammond, J. 2008. Molecular characterization of Lolium latent virus, proposed type member of a new genus in the family Flexiviridae. Archives of Virology. 153:1263-1270.
Characterization of a Flowering Cherry Strain of Cherry Necrotic Rusty Mottle Virus usty - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Mock, R.G. 2008. Characterization of a flowering cherry strain of cherry necrotic rusty motttle virus. Archives of Virology 153(5):973-978. usty. Archives of Virology.
Detection and Diagnosis of Plant Viruses ()
Li, R. 2008. Detection and Diagnosis of Plant Viruses. Plant Pathogenic Virology. In : Xie, L.H., Beijing, P.R. China : China Agriculture Press. p.224-240.
LOLIUM LATENT VIRUS ()
Li, R., Maroon Lango, C.J., Mock, R.G., Hammond, J. 2008. Lolium latent virus. In: Rao, G.P., Kharana, S.M.P., Lenardon, S.L., eds. Molecular Diagnosis of Plant Viruses. Houston, Studium Press LLC. pp. 215-220.
First report of a bigomovirus infecting sweetpotato in Kenya ()
Miano, D. W., LaBonte, D. R., Clark, C. A., Valverde, R. A., Hoy, M. W., Hurtt, S. Li, R. 2006. First Report of a Begomovirus Infecting Sweetpotato in Kenya. Plant Disease. 90:832.
FIRST REPORT OF LOLIUM LATENT VIRUS IN RYEGRASS IN THE U.S. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maroon-Lango, C.J., Hammond, J., Warnke, S. 2006. First Report of Lolium Latent Virus in Ryegrass in the United States. Plant Disease. 90(4):528.
REVERSIDE TRANSCRIPTION-POLYMERSE CHAIN REACTION-BASED DETECTION OF CHERRY GREEN RING MOTTLE VIRUS AND CHERRY NECROTIC RUSTY MOTTLE VIRUS IN PRUNUS SPP. ()
Li, R. and Hartung, J.S. 2007. Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Detection of Cherry green ring mottle virus and Cherry necrotic rusty mottle virus in Prunus spp. UNIT 16C.1 In: Current Protocols in Microbiology. New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons. p.1-9.
AN IMPROVED RT-PCR ASSAY FOR THE DETECTION OF TWO CHERRY FLEXIVIRUSES IN PRUNUS SPP - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Mock, R.G. 2005. An improved rt-pcr assay for the detection of two cherry flexiviruses in prunus spp. Journal of Virological Methods. 129(2)pp 162-16.
DETECTION OF GEMINIVIRUSES IN SWEET POTATO POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Salih, S.S., Hurtt, S.S. 2004. Detection of geminiviruses in sweet potato polymerase chain reaction. Plant Disease. 88(12):1347-1351
AN IMPROVED RT-PCR ASSAY FOR THE DETECTION OF TWO CHERRY FOVEAVIRUSES IN PRUNUS SPP. - (Abstract Only)
Li, R., Mock, R.G. 2004. An improved rt-pcr assay for the detection of two cherry foveaviruses in prunus spp.. American Phytopathology Society. 94(6):S60.
DETECTION OF GEMINIVIRUSES IN SWEET POTATO PLANTLETS BY PCR - (Abstract Only)
Li, R., Salih, S.S., Hurtt, S.S. 2003. Detection of geminiviruses in sweet potato plantlets by pcr. BARC Poster Day.
DETECTING GEMINIVIRUSES IN SWEET POTATO BY PCR - (Abstract Only)
Li, R., Salih, S.S., Hurtt, S.S. 2004. Detecting geminiviruses in sweet potato by pcr. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. 93(6):S51.