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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Kai-Shu Ling
Vegetable Research
Plant Pathology

Phone: (843) 402-5313
Fax: (843) 573-4715

2700 SAVANNAH HIGHWAY
CHARLESTON , SC 29414

Projects
Understanding the Global Virus Distribution in Tomato and Development of Translational Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Resistance
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424038
Understanding the Global Virus Distribution in Tomato and Development of Translational Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Resistance
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424039
Understanding the Global Virus Distribution in Tomato and Development of Translational Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Resistance
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424044
Understand Global Virus Distribution in Tomato and Developing Translational Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Virus Resistance
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424172
Understanding The Global Virus Distribution in Tomato and Development of Translational Genomic Tools To Accelerate Breeding For Resistance
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424831
Characterization, Etiology, and Disease Management for Vegetable Crops
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423023
Screening Watermelon Germplasm and Identifying Molecular Markers Associated with Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus (CGMMV) Resistance
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 428715
Integrated Management of Tomato Chlorotic Spot Virus, An Emerging Tospovirus Threatening Tomato Production in the Eastern U.S.
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 428909
Genomics-guided Ribonucleicacid Interference Solutions for Whitefly Management in Cassava and World Food Crops
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 429547
Cucurbit CAP Proposal: Leveraging Applied Genomics for Improvement of Disease Resistance
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 430805
UNDERSTAND GLOBAL VIRUS DISTRIBUTION IN TOMATO AND DEVELOPING TRANSLATIONAL GENOMIC TOOLS TO ACCELERATE BREEDING FOR VIRUS RESISTANCE
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 423980
Whitefly and Bottle Gourd Genome Sequencing and Transcriptome Analysis to Identify Target Genes that are Useful for Interfering RNA Technology
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423845
Transcriptome Analysis in Whiteflies to Identify Target Genes that are Useful for Interfering RNA (RNAi) Technology
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425361
Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus and Its Management in Alberta Greenhouses
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 427961

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The genome of sweetpotato whitefly Bemisia tabaci, a global crop pest, provides novel insights into virus transmission, host adaptation, and insecticide resistance -
A single base pair in the right terminal domain of Tomato planta macho viroid is a virulence determinant factor on tomato -
VirusDetect: An automated pipeline for efficient virus discovery using deep sequencing of small RNAs -
Application of genomics for understanding plant virus-insect vector interactions and insect vector control -
Kaur, N., Hasegawa, D.K., Ling, K., Wintermantel, W.M. 2016. Application of genomics for understanding plant virus-insect vector interactions and insect vector control. Phytopathology. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-02-16-0111-FI.
The FonSIX6 gene acts as an avirulence effector in the Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum - watermelon pathosystem -
Niu, X., Zhao, X., Ling, K., Levi, A., Sun, Y., Fan, M. 2016. The FonSIX6 gene acts as an avirulence effector in the Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum - watermelon pathosystem. Scientific Reports. 6:28146.
A single nucleotide polymorphism at the right terminal region of Mexican papita viroid is a virulent determinant factor on tomato -
Genetic diversity, host range and disease resistance to the emerging Tomato mottle mosaic virus on tomato -
Identification of defense-related genes associated with tomato Sw-7 line against Tomato spotted wilt virus in tomato through transcriptome analysis -
Transcriptomics-guided development of RNA interference strategies to manage whiteflies: a globally distributed vector of crop viruses -
Hasegawa, D.K., Chen, W., Zheng, Y., Kaur, N., Wintermantel, W.M., Simmons, A.M., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2016. Transcriptomics-guided development of RNA interference strategies to manage whiteflies: a globally distributed vector of crop viruses. XXV International Congress of Entomology. Orlando, Florida, USA. September 25-30, 2016. doi:10.1603/ICE.2016.112694.
Transcriptome profiling to discover defense-related genes associated with resistance line ty-5 against Tomato yellow leaf curl virus in tomato -
A multiple reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction assay for simultaneous detection and differentiation of latent viruses and apscarviroids in apple trees -
Hao, L., Xie, J., Chen, S., Wang, S., Gong, Z., Ling, K., Guo, L., Fan, Z., Zhou, T. 2016. A multiple reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction assay for simultaneous detection and differentiation of latent viruses and apscarviroids in apple trees. Journal of Virological Methods. 234:16–21.
CucCAP - Developing genomic resources for the cucurbit community -
Molecular, serological and biological characterization of the emerging tomato mottle mosaic virus on tomato -
Ling, K., Sui, X., Li, R., Padmanabhan, C. 2016. Molecular, serological and biological characterization of the emerging tomato mottle mosaic virus on tomato. 5th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases. Abstract Book. p39.
Genome sequencing and analysis of the whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) MEAM1, one of the most important vectors for plant viruses -
Ling, K. 2016. Genome sequencing and analysis of the whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) MEAM1, one of the most important vectors for plant viruses. 2nd International WhiteFly Symposium. p36.
Comparative transcriptome analysis in Bemisia tabaci in response to tomato yellow leaf curl virus and development of ribonucleic acid interference to manage whitefly-transmitted viruses -
Hasegawa, D.K., Chen, W., Kaur, N., Wintermantel, W.M., Simmons, A.M., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2016. Comparative transcriptome analysis in Bemisia tabaci in response to tomato yellow leaf curl virus and development of ribonucleic acid interference to manage whitefly-transmitted viruses. 2nd International Whitefly Symposium. p77.
Transcriptome analysis of Bemisia tabaci during tomato yellow leaf curl virus acquisition and ribonucleic acid interference to manage whitefly-transmitted viruses -
Hasegawa, D.K., Chen, W., Kaur, N., Wintermantel, W.M., Simmons, A.M., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2016. Transcriptome analysis of Bemisia tabaci during tomato yellow leaf curl virus acquisition and ribonucleic acid interference to manage whitefly-transmitted viruses. Meeting Abstract. p51. https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxiv/webprogram/Paper21279.html
Arthropod genomics research in the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service: Current impacts and future prospects -
Coates, B.S., Poelchau, M.F., Childers, C., Evans, J.D., Handler, A.M., Guerrero, F., Skoda, S.R., Hopper, K.R., Wintermantel, W.M., Ling, K., Hunter, W.B., Oppert, B.S., Perez De Leon, A.A., Hackett, K.J., Shoemaker, D.D. 2015. Arthropod genomics research in the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service: Current impacts and future prospects. Trends in Entomology. 11(1):1-27.
Decontamination measures to prevent mechanical transmission of viroids -
Complete genome sequence of a tomato infecting tomato mottle mosaic virus in New York -
Padmanabhan, C., Zheng, Y., Li, R., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2015. Complete genome sequence of a tomato infecting tomato mottle mosaic virus in New York. Genome Announcements. 3(6):e01523-15. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01523-15.
Complete genome sequence of Southern tomato virus naturally infecting tomatoes in Bangladesh using small RNA deep sequencing -
Padmanabhan, C., Zheng, Y., Li, R., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2015. Complete genome sequence of Southern tomato virus naturally infecting tomatoes in Bangladesh using small RNA deep sequencing. Genome Announcements. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01522-15 3(6): e01522-15.
A duplex real-time RT-PCR system with an internal control offers sensitive and reliable broad spectrum detection of Squash mosaic virus variants -
Li, R., Berendsen, S., Ling, K. 2016. A duplex real-time RT-PCR system with an internal control offers sensitive and reliable broad spectrum detection of Squash mosaic virus variants. Plant Disease. 100:625-629.
USVL-370, A zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant watermelon breeding line -
Levi, A., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Ling, K. 2016. USVL-370, A zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant watermelon breeding line. HortScience. 51:107-109.
Identification of differentially expressed genes in tomato associated with R-lines Ty-5 against tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) and Sw-7 against tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) -
Padmanabhan, C., Zheng, Y., Shekaste-Band, R., Stewart, K.S., Hasegawa, D., Scott, J.W., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2015. Identification of differentially expressed genes in tomato associated with R-lines Ty-5 against tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) and Sw-7 against tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV). 30th Annual Tomato Disease Workshop. p19.
Complete genome sequence of southern tomato virus identified from China using next generation sequencing -
Padmanabhan, C., Zheng, Y., Li, R., Sun, S., Zhang, D., Liu, Y., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2015. Complete genome sequence of southern tomato virus identified from China using next generation sequencing. Genome Announcements. 3(5):e01226-15.
Recent viroid disease outbreaks in greenhouse tomatoes in North and Central America and their management Reprint Icon -
Ling, K. 2015. Recent viroid disease outbreaks in greenhouse tomatoes in North and Central America and their management. Plant Management Network. http:www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/edcenter/seminars/tomato/viroid.
Resistance to papaya ringspot virus-watermelon strain (PRSV-W) in the desert watermelon Citrullus colocynthis -
Levi, A., Coffey, J., Massey, L.M., Guner, N., Oren, E., Tadmor, Y., Ling, K. 2016. Resistance to papaya ringspot virus-watermelon strain (PRSV-W) in the desert watermelon Citrullus colocynthis. HortScience. 51:4-7.
Metabolic coevolution in the bacterial symbiosis of whiteflies and related plant sap-feeding insects -
Luan, J., Chen, W., Hasegawa, D.K., Simmons, A.M., Wintermantel, W.M., Ling, K., Fei, Z., Liu, S., Douglas, A.E. 2015. Metabolic coevolution in the bacterial symbiosis of whiteflies and related plant sap-feeding insects. Genome Biology and Evolution. 7(9):2635-2647. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evv170.
Transcriptome analysis to identify differentially expressed genes associated with ty-5 against tomato yellow leaf curl virus and Sw-7 against tomato spotted wilt virus in tomato -
Padmanabhan, C., Zheng, Y., Shekaste-Band, R., Scott, J.W., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2015. Transcriptome analysis to identify differentially expressed genes associated with ty-5 against tomato yellow leaf curl virus and Sw-7 against tomato spotted wilt virus in tomato. 3rd Plant Genomics Congress=USA. Meeting Abstract. P.2.
Estimation of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci genome size based on k-mer and flow cytometry analyses Reprint Icon -
Chen, W., Hasegawa, D., Arumuganathan, K., Simmons, A.M., Wintermantel, W.M., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2015. Estimation of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci genome size based on k-mer and flow cytometry analyses. Insects. 6:704-715.
Complete genome sequence of an emerging melon necrotic spot virus isolate infecting greenhouse cucumber in North America -
Li, R., Zheng, Y., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2015. Complete genome sequence of an emerging melon necrotic spot virus isolate infecting greenhouse cucumber in North America. Genome Announcements. 3(4):e00775-15.
Genetic diversity and serological specificity of emerging cucumber green mottle mosaic virus and development of a broad spectrum LAMP assay -
Ling, K., Li, R. 2015. Genetic diversity and serological specificity of emerging cucumber green mottle mosaic virus and development of a broad spectrum LAMP assay. 5th Conference of the International Working Group on Legune and Vegetable Viruses. Meeting Abstract. P. 50.
Genome sequencing, genetic diversity and field detection of Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus using LAMP technology -
Ling, K., Li, R. 2015. Genome sequencing, genetic diversity and field detection of Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus using LAMP technology. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. P. 570.
Small RNA deep sequencing revealed that mixed infection of known and unknown viruses were common in field collected vegetable samples -
Padmanabhan, C., Zheng, Y., Li, R., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2015. Small RNA deep sequencing revealed that mixed infection of known and unknown viruses were common in field collected vegetable samples. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. P. 516.
First complete genome sequence of an emerging cucumber green mottle mosaic virus isolate in North America Reprint Icon -
Li, R., Zheng, Y., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2015. First complete genome sequence of an emerging cucumber green mottle mosaic virus isolate in North America. Genome Announcements. 3(3):300452-15.
Complete genome sequence of a novel genotype of squash mosaic virus Reprint Icon -
Li, R., Gao, S., Berendsen, S., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2015. Complete genome sequence of a novel genotype of squash mosaic virus. Genome Announcements. 3(1):e01583-14.
Evaluation of disinfectants to prevent mechanical transmission of viruses and a viroid in greenhouse tomato production Reprint Icon -
Li, R., Baysal-Gurel, F., Abdo, Z., Miller, S., Ling, K. 2015. Evaluation of disinfectants to prevent mechanical transmission of viruses and a viroid in greenhouse tomato production. Virology Journal. 12:5.
Management of sweet potato leaf curl virus in sweetpotatoes using insecticides -
Jackson, D.M., Ling, K., Simmons, A.M., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2014. Management of sweet potato leaf curl virus in sweetpotatoes using insecticides. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 30:82-95.
Using genomic data for enhancing disease and pest resistance in watermelon cultivars -
Levi, A., Massey, L.M., Donahoo, R.S., Jarret, R.L., Wechter, W.P., Thies, J.A., Kousik, C.S., Ling, K., Reddy, U.K., Nimmakayala, P., Fei, Z. 2014. Using genomic data for enhancing disease and pest resistance in watermelon cultivars. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. 161-163.
First report of tomato chlorotic spot virus infecting tomatoes in Ohio -
Baysal-Gurel, F., Li, R., Ling, K., Miller, S. 2015. First report of tomato chlorotic spot virus infecting tomatoes in Ohio. Plant Disease. 99:163.
Complete genome sequence of an emerging genotype of tobacco streak virus in the U.S. Reprint Icon -
Padmanabhan, C., Gao, S., Li, R., Zhang, S., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2014. Complete genome sequence of an emerging genotype of tobacco streak virus in the U.S. Genome Announcements. 2(6):e01138-14.
Research toward integrate management of the emerging viroid disease on tomato through seed health test, disinfectant application and disease resistance -
Ling, K., Li, R. 2014. Research toward integrate management of the emerging viroid disease on tomato through seed health test, disinfectant application and disease resistance. 29th Annual Tomato Disease Workshop. p 17.
Using small RNA (sRNA) deep sequencing to understand global virus distribution in plants -
Padmanabhan, C., Gao, S., Li, R., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2014. Using small RNA (sRNA) deep sequencing to understand global virus distribution in plants. Cell Symposia-Regulatory RNAs. Meeting Abstract. P. 22.
Screening tomato germplasm for resistance to potato spindle tuber viroid -
Li, R., Ling, K. 2014. Screening tomato germplasm for resistance to potato spindle tuber viroid. Meeting Abstract. September 14-17, 2014. Page 8.
Discovery of a new genotype of Squash mosaic virus through deep sequencing of small RNAs and development of a qRT-PCR for broad spectrum detection -
Li, R., Gao, S., Berendsen, S., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2014. Discovery of a new genotype of Squash mosaic virus through deep sequencing of small RNAs and development of a qRT-PCR for broad spectrum detection. Meeting Abstract. 104(S3):68.
Using genotyping-by-sequencing to identify SNPs linked to the Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistance trait in bottle gourd and development of CAPS markers useful for marker assisted selection -
Wilder, A.J., Fei, Z., Levi, A., Ling, K. 2014. Using genotyping-by-sequencing to identify SNPs linked to the Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistance trait in bottle gourd and development of CAPS markers useful for marker assisted selection. Cucurbitaceae 2014 Proceedings. p 94-97.
Whitefly transmission of Sweet potato leaf curl virus in sweetpotato germplasm -
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2014. Whitefly transmission of Sweet potato leaf curl virus in sweetpotato germplasm. International Plant Resistance to Insects Workshop Abstracts & Proceedings. p. 39.
Development of reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of an emerging potyvirus: tomato necrotic stunt virus -
Li, R., Ling, K. 2014. Development of reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of an emerging potyvirus: tomato necrotic stunt virus. Journal of Virological Methods. 200:35-40.
Phytophthora fruit rot-resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR, and USVL020-PFR -
Kousik, C.S., Ling, K., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W. 2014. Phytophthora fruit rot-resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR, and USVL020-PFR. HortScience. 49:101-104.
First report of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus infecting greenhouse cucumber in Canada -
Ling, K., Li, R., Zhang, W. 2014. First report of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus infecting greenhouse cucumber in Canada. Plant Disease. 98(5):701.
First report of potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting field tomatoes in the Dominican Republic -
Ling, K., Li, R., Groth-Helms, D., Assis-Filho, F.M. 2014. First report of potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting field tomatoes in the Dominican Republic. Plant Disease. 98(5):701.
Complete genome sequence of a new tobamovirus naturally infecting tomatoes in Mexico Reprint Icon -
Li, R., Gao, S., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2013. Complete genome sequence of a new tobamovirus naturally infecting tomatoes in Mexico. Genome Announcements. 1(5):e00794-13.
Molecular and biological properties of tomato necrotic stunt virus and development of a sensitive real-time RT-PCR assay -
Li, R., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2014. Molecular and biological properties of tomato necrotic stunt virus and development of a sensitive real-time RT-PCR assay. Archives of Virology. 159(2):353-358.
Characterization and detection of emerging viroids in North American greenhouse tomatoes -
Ling, K., Li, R., Sombat, S. 2013. Characterization and detection of emerging viroids in North American greenhouse tomatoes. International workshop on viroids and satellite RNAs (IWVds). p. 5.
Global virus survey in tomato using small RNA deep sequencing technology -
Ling, K., Li, R., Fei, Z. 2013. Global virus survey in tomato using small RNA deep sequencing technology. Acta phytopathologica sinica 43 (suppl.). 281-282.
Pepino mosaic virus genotype shift in North America and rapid genotype identification using loop-mediated isothermal amplification -
Ling, K., Li, R., Bledsoe, M. 2013. Pepino mosaic virus genotype shift in North America and rapid genotype identification using loop-mediated isothermal amplification. Acta phytopathologica sinica 43 (suppl.). p. 402.
Molecular characterization and detection of Mexican papita viroid -
Li, R., Ling, K. 2013. Molecular characterization and detection of Mexican papita viroid. Phytopathology. 103: S2, 80.
Understanding the global distribution of tomato viruses and viroids using next-generation sequencing technology -
Ling, K., Li, R., Gao, S., Fei, Z. 2013. Understanding the global distribution of tomato viruses and viroids using next-generation sequencing technology. The 4th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases and 28th U.S. Annual Tomato Disease Workshop. p 24.
Developing hygiene protocols against mechanically transmitted pathogens in greenhouse tomato production systems -
Baysal-Gurel, F., Li, R., Ling, K., Kurowski, C., Miller, S.A. 2013. Developing hygiene protocols against mechanically transmitted pathogens in greenhouse tomato production systems. The 4th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases and 28th U.S. Annual Tomato Disease Workshop. p 29.
Evaluation of disinfectants to control mechanical transmission of tomato viruses and viroids in greenhouse tomatoes -
Li, R., Baysal-Gurel, F., Kurowski, C., Miller, S.A., Ling, K. 2013. Evaluation of disinfectants to control mechanical transmission of tomato viruses and viroids in greenhouse tomatoes. The 4th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases and 28th U.S. Annual Tomato Disease Workshop. p 30.
Pepino mosaic virus genotype shift in North America and development of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification for rapid genotype identification Reprint Icon -
Ling, K., Li, R., Bledsoe, M. 2013. Pepino mosaic virus genotype shift in North America and development of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification for rapid genotype identification. Virology Journal. 10:117.
Development and field evaluation of multiple virus-resistant bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) -
Ling, K., Levi, A., Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Miller, G., Hassell, R.L., Keinath, A.P. 2013. Development and field evaluation of multiple virus-resistant bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria). Plant Disease. 97:1057-1062.
Using genomic tools to explore genetic diversity and enhance watermelon cultivars -
Levi, A., Reddy, U.K., Nimmakayala, P., Wechter, W.P., Ling, K., Kousik, C.S., Thies, J.A., Mitchell, S.E., Fei, Z. 2013. Using genomic tools to explore genetic diversity and enhance watermelon cultivars. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXI, San Diego, CA. W235.
Evaluaiton of heirloom sweetpotato cultivars for resistance to soil insect pests, 2010 -
Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Ling, K. 2012. Evaluaiton of heirloom sweetpotato cultivars for resistance to soil insect pests, 2010. Arthropod Management Tests. Volume 37, Report No. M5, available at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Identification of Potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting greenhouse tomatoes in North Carolina and its potential in seed transmission -
Ling, K., Li, R., Panthee, D.R., Gardner, R.G. 2012. Identification of Potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting greenhouse tomatoes in North Carolina and its potential in seed transmission. Tomato Disease Workshop. p27.
Molecular and biological characterization of Mexican papita viroid -
Li, R., Ling, K. 2012. Molecular and biological characterization of Mexican papita viroid. Tomato Disease Workshop. p28.
Sensitivity of mechanically transmitted pathogens to different disinfectants -
Baysal-Gurel, F., Li, R., Ling, K., Henderson, D.R., Kurowski, C., Miller, S.A. 2012. Sensitivity of mechanically transmitted pathogens to different disinfectants. Tomato Disease Workshop. p29.
First report of potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting greenhouse tomatoes in North Carolina -
Ling, K., Li, R., Panthee, D.R., Gardner, R.G. 2013. First report of potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting greenhouse tomatoes in North Carolina. Plant Disease. 97:148.
Genetic diversity and phylogenetic analysis revealed Pepino Mosaic Virus in North-America has shifted to a more aggressive CH2 genotype -
Ling, K., Li, R. 2012. Genetic diversity and phylogenetic analysis revealed Pepino Mosaic Virus in North-America has shifted to a more aggressive CH2 genotype. Phytopathology. 102:S4.71.
Characterization and detection of Tomato necrotic stunt virus, a novel potyvirus infecting greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico -
Li, R., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2012. Characterization and detection of Tomato necrotic stunt virus, a novel potyvirus infecting greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico. Phytopathology. 102:S4.70.
Exploiting genetic diversity in Citrullus spp. to enhance watermelon cultivars -
Levi, A., Thies, J.A., Wechter, W.P., Kousik, C.S., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Simmons, A.M., Reddy, U.K., Nimmakayala, P., Fei, Z. 2012. Exploiting genetic diversity in Citrullus spp. to enhance watermelon cultivars. Acta Horticulturae. Pp. 41-48.
Deep sequencing of small RNAs in tomato for virus and viroid identification and strain differentiation -
Li, R., Shan, G., Hernamdez, A.G., Wechter, W.P., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2012. Deep sequencing of small RNAs in tomato for virus and viroid identification and strain differentiation. PLoS One. 7(5):e37127.
Virus movement within grafted watermelon plants -
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R., Ling, K., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T. 2012. Virus movement within grafted watermelon plants. American Phytopathology Society. 102:S4.133.
Understanding the introduction and spread of key viruses and viroids in greenhouse tomatoes using advanced diagnostics Reprint Icon -
Ling, K. 2012. Understanding the introduction and spread of key viruses and viroids in greenhouse tomatoes using advanced diagnostics. Meeting Abstract. p 41.
Use of Insecticides to Control the Spread of Sweetpotato Leaf Curl Virus in Sweetpotato Fields -
Jackson, D.M., Ling, K., Simmons, A.M. 2012. Use of Insecticides to Control the Spread of Sweetpotato Leaf Curl Virus in Sweetpotato Fields. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report. Pgs 22-23. In K. Pecota (ed).
Exploiting the small RNA deep sequencing technology for identification of viruses and viroids in plants -
Ling, K., Li, R., Wechter, W.P., Hernamdez, A.G., Fei, Z. 2011. Exploiting the small RNA deep sequencing technology for identification of viruses and viroids in plants. Meeting Abstract. p 31.
Using Small RNA Technology to Efficiently Identify Tomato Viruses and Viroids in Mixed-Infected Field Samples Reprint Icon -
Ling, K., Li, R., Wechter, W.P., Hernamdez, A.G., Fei, Z. 2011. Using Small RNA Technology to Efficiently Identify Tomato Viruses and Viroids in Mixed-Infected Field Samples. 26th Annual Tomato Disease Workshop. p 22.
Screening the USDA watermelon germplasm collection for drought tolerance at the seedling stage -
Zhang, H., Gong, G., Guo, S., Ren, Y., Xu, Y., Ling, K. 2011. Screening the USDA watermelon germplasm collection for drought tolerance at the seedling stage. HortScience. 46(9):1245-1248.
Detection and classification of SPLCV isolates in the U.S. sweetpotato germplasm collection via a real-time PCR assay and phylogenetic analysis -
Barkley, N.L., Pinnow, D.L., Wang, M.L., Ling, K., Jarret, R.L. 2011. Detection and classification of SPLCV isolates in the U.S. sweetpotato germplasm collection via a real-time PCR assay and phylogenetic analysis. Plant Disease. 95(11):1385-1391.
First Report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum' Naturally Infecting Tomatoes in the State of Mexico, Mexico -
Ling, K., Lin, H., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Zhang, W., Miller, S. 2011. First Report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum' Naturally Infecting Tomatoes in the State of Mexico, Mexico. Plant Disease. 95:1026.
First Report of Pepino Mosaic Virus Infecting Tomato in Mexico -
Ling, K., Zhang, W. 2011. First Report of Pepino Mosaic Virus Infecting Tomato in Mexico. Plant Disease. 95:1035.
Development of a real-time RT-PCR assay for squash mosaic virus useful for broad spectrum detection of various serotypes and its incorporation into a multiplex seed health assay -
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2011. Development of a real-time RT-PCR assay for squash mosaic virus useful for broad spectrum detection of various serotypes and its incorporation into a multiplex seed health assay. Journal of Phytopathology. 159:649-656.
Deep Sequencing of Small RNAs for Virus and Viroid Identification in Tomatoes -
Ling, K., Fei, Z., Wechter, W.P., Hernamdez, A.G. 2011. Deep Sequencing of Small RNAs for Virus and Viroid Identification in Tomatoes. Phytopathology. 101:S106.
Experimental Host Range and Natural Reservoir of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus in the United States -
Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Simmons, A.M., Zhang, S., Jackson, D.M. 2011. Experimental Host Range and Natural Reservoir of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus in the United States. Crop Protection. 30:1055-1062.
Recent Advances in the Molecular Characterization of Sweetpotato Begomoviruses -
Ling, K., Zhang, S. 2011. Recent Advances in the Molecular Characterization of Sweetpotato Begomoviruses. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report. pgs 11-12.
Genetic diversity of Sweet potato begomoviruses in the United States and identification of a natural recombinant between Sweet potato leaf curl virus and Sweet potato leaf curl Georgia virus -
Zhang, S., Ling, K. 2011. Genetic diversity of Sweet potato begomoviruses in the United States and identification of a natural recombinant between Sweet potato leaf curl virus and Sweet potato leaf curl Georgia virus. Archives of Virology. 156(6):955-968.
Genetic Diversity of Tomato Viroids in North America -
Ling, K. 2010. Genetic Diversity of Tomato Viroids in North America. Tomato Disease Workshop. P33.
Genetic mapping of Chromosomal Segments introgressed in Cultivated Watermelon Genome -
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Ling, K., Thies, J.A., Hopkins, D. 2010. Genetic mapping of Chromosomal Segments introgressed in Cultivated Watermelon Genome. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. p. 50-54.
Identification of resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions -
Wechter, W.P., Levi, A., Ling, K., Kousik, C.S., Block, C.C. 2011. Identification of resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions. HortScience. 46(2):207-212.
Identification of Resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among Melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions -
Wechter, W.P., Ling, K., Kousik, C.S., Levi, A., Block, C.C. 2010. Identification of Resistance to Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli among Melon (Cucumis spp.) Plant Introductions. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. p. 145-147.
Watermelon in: Genetics, genomics and breeding of cucurbits -
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Thies, J.A., Ling, K., Reddy, U.K., Xu, Y., Guo, S., Zhang, X. 2012. Watermelon In Wang, Y, H., Dehdra, T. K., and Kole, C. (eds) Genetics, genomics and breeding of cucurbits. 1st edition. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group, New York, NY. Pp. 309-334.
An Improved Real-Time PCR System for Broad-Spectrum Detection of Didymella bryoniae, the Causal Agent of Gummy Stem Blight of Cucurbits -
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Somai, B.M., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2010. An Improved Real-Time PCR System for Broad-Spectrum Detection of Didymella bryoniae, the Causal Agent of Gummy Stem Blight of Cucurbits. Seed Science and Technology. 38:692-703
First report of natural infection of greenhouse tomatoes by potato spindle tuber viroid in the United States -
Ling, K., Sfetcu, D. 2010. First report of natural infection of greenhouse tomatoes by potato spindle tuber viroid in the United States. Plant Disease. 94(11):1376.
Greenhouse and Field Evaluation of Multiple Virus Resistant Lagenaria siceraria Lines Potentially useful for Watermelon Rootstocks -
Ling, K., Levi, A., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R., Keinath, A., Miller, G., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Greenhouse and Field Evaluation of Multiple Virus Resistant Lagenaria siceraria Lines Potentially useful for Watermelon Rootstocks. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. pp 308-310.
Development and Application of a Single-tube Immunocapture Real-Time PCR Technology for Sensitive Detection of a Panel of Viruses in Crop Plants -
Ling, K., Feng, C., Xia, J.Q. 2010. Development and Application of a Single-tube Immunocapture Real-Time PCR Technology for Sensitive Detection of a Panel of Viruses in Crop Plants. Phytopathology. 100:S72.
Genetic diversity of Pepino mosaic virus in the U.S. and identification of a tomato infecting strain capable of inducing disease on potato Reprint Icon -
Ling, K. 2010. Genetic diversity of Pepino mosaic virus in the U.S. and identification of a tomato infecting strain capable of inducing disease on potato. Meeting Proceedings. p. 82.
Sensitive and Cost-Effective Immunocapture RT-PCR for Routinely Viral Detection in Large Number of Plant Samples -
Xia, J.Q., Ling, K. 2010. Sensitive and Cost-Effective Immunocapture RT-PCR for Routinely Viral Detection in Large Number of Plant Samples. Phytopathology. 100-S139.
Phylogenetic Relationships Among Cucurbit Species Used as Rootstocks for Grafting Watermelon -
Levi, A., Thies, J.A., Ling, K., Simmons, A.M., Kousik, C.S., Wechter, W.P., Hassell, R. 2010. Phylogenetic Relationships Among Cucurbit Species Used as Rootstocks for Grafting Watermelon. HortScience. 45:509.
Field evaluation of yield effects on the U.S.A. heirloom sweet potato cultivars infected by sweet potato leaf curl virus -
Ling, K., Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Simmons, A.M., Pesic-Valesbroeck, Z. 2010. Field evaluation of yield effects on the U.S.A. heirloom sweet potato cultivars infected by sweet potato leaf curl virus. Crop Protection. 29:757-765.
Virus Survey of Commercial Cowpea Fields in the U. S. and Evaluation of the Core of the USDA Cowpea Germplasm Collection for Resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus -
Ling, K., Fery, R.L. 2010. Virus Survey of Commercial Cowpea Fields in the U. S. and Evaluation of the Core of the USDA Cowpea Germplasm Collection for Resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. HortScience. 45(4):504
Identification and Utility of Markers Linked to the Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance Gene in Watermelon -
Harris, K.R., Ling, K., Levi, A., Wechter, W.P. 2010. Identification and Utility of Markers Linked to the Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance Gene in Watermelon . Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. January 9-13, 2010, P-215.
Effectiveness of chemo- and thermo-therapeutic treatments on Pepino mosaic virus in tomato seed Reprint Icon -
Ling, K. 2010. Effectiveness of chemo- and thermo-therapeutic treatments on Pepino mosaic virus in tomato seed. Plant Disease. 94:325-328.
Non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms in the watermelon eIF4E gene are closely associated with resistance to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus Reprint Icon -
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Bendahmane, A., Havey, M.J. 2009. Non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms in the watermelon eIF4E gene are closely associated with resistance to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 120:191-200.
Transmission of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus by Bemisia tabaci -
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2009. Transmission of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus by Bemisia Tabaci. Bemisia International Workshop Proceedings. p. 4.
First report of a natural infection by Mexican papita viroid and tomato chlorotic dwarf viroid on greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico Reprint Icon -
Ling, K., Zhang, W. 2009. First report of a natural infection by Mexican papita viroid and tomato chlorotic dwarf viroid on greenhouse tomatoes in Mexico. Plant Disease. 93:1216.
First Report of Tomato Chlorotic Dwarf Viroid in Greenhouse Tomatoes in Arizona Reprint Icon -
Ling, K., Verhoeven, J.J., Singh, R.P., Brown, J.K. 2009. First Report of Tomato Chlorotic Dwarf Viroid in Greenhouse Tomatoes in Arizona. Plant Disease. 93:1075.
Identification and Utility of Markers Linked to the Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance Gene in Watermelon Reprint Icon -
Harris, K.R., Ling, K., Levi, A., Wechter, W.P. 2009. Identification and Utility of Markers Linked to the Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance Gene in Watermelon. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 134:529-534.
Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Acquisition, Retention and Transmission by Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) -
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2009. Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Acquisition, Retention and Transmission by Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Crop Protection. 28:1007-1011.
First Report of Mexican Papita Viroid Infecting Greenhouse Tomato in Canada Reprint Icon -
Ling, K., Bledsoe, M. 2009. First Report of Mexican Papita Viroid Infecting Greenhouse Tomato in Canada. Plant Disease. 93:839.
Markers Linked to the ZYMV-FL Resistance Gene and Their Use in Marker-assisted Selection in Watermelon -
Harris-Shultz, K.R., Ling, K., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Havey, M.J., Guner, N., Wehner, T. 2009. Markers Linked to the ZYMV-FL Resistance Gene and Their Use in Marker-assisted Selection in Watermelon. HortScience. 44:576.
Simultaneous Detection of Acidovorax Avenae Subsp. Citrulli and Didymella Bryoniae in Cucurbit Seedlots Using Magnetic Capture Hybridization and Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Reprint Icon -
Ha, Y., Fessehaie, A., Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Keinath, A.P., Walcott, R.R. 2009. Simultaneous Detection of Acidovorax Avenae Subsp. Citrulli and Didymella Bryoniae in Cucurbit Seedlots Using Magnetic Capture Hybridization and Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction. Phytopathology. 99:666-678.
Effects of Meristem Culture on Yields of Heirloom Sweetpotatoes in the Field -
Jackson, D.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2009. Effects of Meristem Culture on Yields of Heirloom Sweetpotatoes in the Field. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2008. Abstract B11, Pgs 12-13 In K. Pecota (ed.).
Genetic diversity among Lagenaria siceraria accessions containing resistance to root-knot nematodes, whiteflies, ZYMV or powdery mildew Reprint Icon -
Levi, A., Thies, J., Ling, K., Simmons, A.M., Kousik, C., Hassell, R. 2009. Genetic diversity among Lagenaria siceraria accessions containing resistance to root-knot nematodes, whiteflies, ZYMV or powdery mildew. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization 7(3):216-226. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayFulltext?type=1&fid=6642268&jid=PGR&volumeId=7&issueId=03&aid=6642260
An allele-specific SNP mutation in the eIF4E gene is associated with the Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistance in watermelon -
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Bendahmane, A., Havey, M.J. 2009. An allele-specific SNP mutation in the eIF4E gene is associated with the Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistance in watermelon. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. http://www.intl-pag.org/17/abstracts/W18_PAGXVII_137.html.
Pepino Mosaic Virus on Tomato Seed: Virus Location and Mechanical Transmission Reprint Icon -
Ling, K. 2008. Pepino Mosaic Virus on Tomato Seed: Virus Location and Mechanical Transmission. Plant Disease. 92:1701-1705.
Genetic Composition of Pepino mosaic virus Population in North American Greenhouse Tomatoes Reprint Icon -
Ling, K., Wintermantel, W.M., Bledsoe, M. 2008. Genetic Composition of Pepino mosaic virus Population in North American Greenhouse Tomatoes. Plant Disease. 92:1683-1688.
Black Tea and Lignin as Ultraviolet Protectants for the Beet Armyworm Nucleopolyhedrovirus -
El Salamouny, S., Shapiro, M., Ling, K., Shepard, B.M. 2009. Black Tea and Lignin as Ultraviolet Protectants for the Beet Armyworm Nucleopolyhedrovirus. Journal of Entomological Science. 44(1):50-58
Forty-nine New Host Plant Species for Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) -
Simmons, A.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Ling, K. 2008. Forty-nine New Host Plant Species for Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Entomological Science (Japan). 11:385-390.
CAPS markers in an eIF4E gene are linked to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant locus in watermelon -
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Havey, M.J. 2008. CAPS markers in an eIF4E gene are linked to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant locus in watermelon. Phytopathology. 98(6 supplement):S91.
Development of a multiplex real-time PCR assay for the simultaneous detection of three seedborne pathogen types in cucurbits -
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2008. Development of a multiplex real-time PCR assay for the simultaneous detection of three seedborne pathogen types in cucurbits. Phytopathology. 98(6 supplement):S91.
Development of an improved real-time PCR system for broad spectrum detection of diverse didymella bryoniae genotypes -
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Somai, B.M., Walcott, R.R., Keinath, A.P. 2008. Development of an improved real-time PCR system for broad spectrum detection of diverse didymella bryoniae genotypes. Phytopathology. 98(6 supplement):S91.
Identification of a CAPS marker in an eIF4E gene Linked to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant locus in watermelon -
Ling, K., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Meyer, J.D., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C., Havey, M.J. 2008. Identification of a CAPS marker in an eIF4E gene Linked to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistant locus in watermelon. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. (Ptrat M., ed), INRA, Avignon (France): 213-218.
Potential Sources of Resistance to Cucurbit Powdery Mildew in US Plant Introductions (PI) of Lagenaria Siceraria (bottle gourd) -
Kousik, C.S., Levi, A., Ling, K., Wechter, W.P. 2008. Potential Sources of Resistance to Cucurbit Powdery Mildew in US Plant Introductions (PI) of Lagenaria Siceraria (bottle gourd). HortScience. 43(5):1359-1364
Whitefly transmission of the Sweet potato leaf curl virus -
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2008. Whitefly transmission of the Sweet potato leaf curl virus. International Congress of Entomology. Durban, South Africa, 6-12 July 2008.
First Report of Southern Blight on Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) caused by Sclerotium Rolfsii in South Carolina -
Ling, K., Kousik, C.S., Keinath, A.P. 2008. First Report of Southern Blight on Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) caused by Sclerotium Rolfsii in South Carolina. Plant Disease. 92:656.
Efficient Regeneration and Selection of Virus-free Sweetpotato Plants from Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus Infected Materials and Their Effects on Yields in Field Trials -
Ling, K., Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Pesic-Vanesbroeck, Z., Hoy, M., Clark, C.A. 2008. Efficient Regeneration and Selection of Virus-free Sweetpotato Plants from Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus Infected Materials and Their Effects on Yields in Field Trials. Meeting Abstract. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2007. P7.
Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Virus Reservoir in Species of Wild Morning Glory -
Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Simmons, A.M., Jackson, D.M. 2008. Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Virus Reservoir in Species of Wild Morning Glory. Meeting Abstract. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2007. P8.
Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Whitefly Transmission -
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2008. Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Whitefly Transmission. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2007. P6.
Pepino mosaic virus -
Ling, K. 2014. Pepino mosaic virus. Compendium of Tomato Diseases and Pests, 2nd Edition. pg 84-86.
EST-SSRs of Watermelon (Citrullus sp.) Useful in Assessing Genetic Diversity among Lagenaria Siceraria Accessions -
Levi, A., Ling, K., Davis, A.R. 2008. Est-ssrs of watermelon (citrullus sp.) useful in assessing genetic diversity among lagenaria siceraria accessions. Plant and Animal Genome XVI Conference, P643.
Resistance to Grapevine Leafroll Associated Virus-2 is Conferred by Post-Transcriptional Gene Silencing in Transgenic Nicotiana benthamiana -
Ling, K., Zhu, H., Gonsalves, D. 2008. Resistance to Grapevine Leafroll Associated Virus-2 is Conferred by Post-Transcriptional Gene Silencing in Transgenic Nicotiana benthamiana. Transgenic Research. 17:733-740.
Tolerance to Cucurbit Powdery Mildew in USDA Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) Plant Introductions (PI) -
Kousik, C.S., Ling, K., Levi, A. 2007. Tolerance to Cucurbit Powdery Mildew in USDA Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) Plant Introductions (PI). Phytopathology. 97:S60.
The Population Genetics of Pepino Mosaic Virus in North America Greenhouse Tomatoes -
Ling, K. 2007. The Population Genetics of Pepino Mosaic Virus in North America Greenhouse Tomatoes. Phytopathology. 97:S65.
Development of a One-Step Immunocapture Real-Time TaqMan RT-PCR Assay for the Broad Spectrum Detection of Pepino Mosaic Virus -
Ling, K., Wechter, W.P., Jordan, R.L. 2007. Development of a One-Step Immunocapture Real-Time TaqMan RT-PCR Assay for the Broad Spectrum Detection of Pepino Mosaic Virus. Journal of Virological Methods 144:65-72.
Interspecific Transferability of Watermelon EST-SSR Markers in Cucurbit Species -
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Davis, A.R., Katzir, N., Tadmor, K., Ling, K., Reddy, U. 2007. Interspecific Transferability of Watermelon EST-SSR Markers in Cucurbit Species. HortScience. 42:1012.
Sources of Resistance to Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus in Lagenaria Siceraria Germplasm -
Ling, K., Levi, A. 2007. Sources of Resistance to Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus in Lagenaria Siceraria Germplasm. HortScience. 42(5):1124-1126.
Sources of Resistance to Pepino Mosaic Virus in Tomato Accessions -
Ling, K., Scott, J.W. 2007. Sources of Resistance to Pepino Mosaic Virus in Tomato Accessions. Plant Disease. 91:749-753.
Regenerating Virus-free Materials for USDA Heirloom Sweetpotato Cultivar Collection through the Meristem Shoot-tip Culture Technology -
Ling, K., Hoy, M., Bohac, J., Jackson, D.M., Clark, C.A. 2007. Regenerating Virus-free Materials for USDA Heirloom Sweetpotato Cultivar Collection through the Meristem Shoot-tip Culture Technology. Meeting Abstract. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report, 2006. p. 4.
Characterization, Diagnosis & Management of Plant Viruses, Vol. 2. Horticultural Crops -
Rao, G.P., Myrta, A., Ling, K. (eds). Characterization, Diagnosis & Management of Plant Viruses, Vol. 2. Horticultural Crops. Studium press, Houston, Texas, USA. 302 pp. 2008 (Edited Book)
Wild Germplasm: Plant Resistance for Watermelon -
Simmons, A.M., Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Ling, K., Lopez, R., Jackson, D.M., Kousik, C.S., Shepard, B.M., Thies, J.A. 2006. Wild Germplasm: Plant Resistance for Watermelon. Bemisia International Workshop Proceedings, Duck Key, FL. pp 130.
Serological detection of Grapevine leafroll virus 2 using an antiserum developed against the recombinant coat protein -
Ling, K., Zhu, H., Petrovic, N., Gonsalves, D. 2007. Serological detection of Grapevine leafroll virus 2 using an antiserum developed against the recombinant coat protein. Journal of Phytopathology. 155:65-69.
Two variants of Pepino mosaic virus isolated from imported tomato seed from Chile share high levels of sequence identity with the U.S. isolates -
Ling, K. 2006. Two variants of Pepino mosaic virus isolated from imported tomato seed from Chile share high levels of sequence identity with the U.S. isolates. Meeting Abstract. Phytopathology 96:S69.
EVALUATING ZUCCHINI YELLOW MOSAIC VIRUS RESISTANCE IN WATERMELON -
Ling, K., Levi, A., Guner, N., Wehner, T.C. 2006. Evaluating Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance in Watermelon. Pages 468-472 in: Proceedings of Cucurbitaceae 2006. G. J. Holmes, ed. Universal Press, Raleigh, North Carolina.
SCREENING TOMATO GERMPLASM FOR RESISTANCE TO PEPINO MOSAIC VIRUS -
Ling, K., Scott, J.W. 2006. Screening tomato germplasm for resistance to pepino mosaic virus. Meeting Abstract. http://roundtable06.ifas.ufl.edu/abstracts.htm
Molecular characterization of two Pepino mosaic virus variants from imported tomato seed reveals high levels of sequence identity between Chilean and U.S. isolates -
Ling, K. 2007. Molecular characterization of two Pepino mosaic virus variants from imported tomato seed reveals high levels of sequence identity between Chilean and U.S. isolates. Virus Genes. 34:1-8.
Sources of Resistance to Pepino Mosaic Virus in Solanum habrochaites (Lycopersicon hirsutum) -
Ling, K., Scott, J.W. 2007. Sources of Resistance to Pepino Mosaic Virus in Solanum habrochaites (Lycopersicon hirsutum). http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/fletcher/programs/plantpath/2006-11-tomato-disease/index.html Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Tomato Disease Workshop, p 1-3.
Novel watermelon bredding lines containing chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes derived from the desert species citrullus colocynthis -
Levi, A., Thomas, C.E., Thies, J.A., Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2006. Novel watermelon bredding lines containing chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes derived from the desert species citrullus colocynthis. HortScience. 41:463-464.
AN UPDATE ON EVALUATION OF VIRUS STATUS IN THE HEIRLOOM SWEETPOTATO GERMPLASM MATERIALS WITH REAL-TIME PCR TECHNOLOGY -
Ling, K., Clark, C.A., Kokkinos, C., Bohac, J., Hurtt, S.S., Jarret, R.L., Gillapie, A.G. 2006. An update on evaluation of virus status in the heirloom sweetpotato germplasm materials with real-time pcr technology. HortScience 41:517.
FIRST REPORT OF TOMATO YELLOW LEAF CURL VIRUS IN SOUTH CAROLINA -
Ling, K., Simmons, A.M., Hassell, R.L., Keinath, A.P., Polston, J.E. 2006. First report of tomato yellow leaf curl virus in south carolina. Plant Disease Series. 90:379.
Grapevine Leafroll Associated Viruses -
Ling, K., Zhu, H., Gonsalves, D. Grapevine leafroll associated viruses. In Rao, G.P., Myrta, A., and Ling, K. (eds). Characterization, Diagnosis and Management of Plant Viruses, Vol 2. Horticultural Crops. Studium press, Houston, Texas, USA, pp 181-199. 2008. (Book Chapter)
REALTIME IC RT-PCR DETECTION OF PEPINO MOSAIC VIRUS ON TOMATO SEED AND PLANT TISSUES IN A SINGLE TUBE -
Ling, K. 2005. Realtime immunocapture RT-PCR detection of Pepino Mosaic virus on tomato seed and plant tissues in a single tube [abstract]. Phytopathology 95 (6):S61.
HIGH SEQUENCE HOMOLOGY BETWEEN PEPINO MOSAIC VIRUS ISOLATES FROM CHILE AND THE USA -
Ling, K. 2005. High sequence homology between pepino mosaic virus isolates from Chile and the USA [abstract]. Second Joint Conference of the International Working Groups on Legume (IWGLV) and Vegetable Viruses (IWGVV). p. 20 Available: http://www.ifa.to.cnr.it/vvwg/documents/Abstracts_Rev.pdf.
NOTICE OF RELEASE OF USVL-205 AND USVL-210, NOVEL WATERMELON BREEDING LINES -
Levi, A., Thomas, C.E., Thies, J.A., Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Hassell, R., Keinath, A.P. 2005. Notice of release of USVL-205 and USVL-210, novel watermelon breeding lines. USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Washington, D.C. Cultivar Release. February 15, 2005.
Progress towards a commerical PCS-based seed assay for Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli -
Walcott, R.R., Castro, A.C., Fessehaie, A., Ling, K. 2006. Progress towards a commerical PCS-based seed assay for Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli. Seed Science and Technology. 34:101-116.
PEPINO MOSACI VIRUS, AN EMERGING DISEASE IN GREENHOUSE TOMATO PRODUCTION WORLDWIDE: IS SEED RESPONSIBLE? -
Ling, K., Carpenter, L. 2005. Pepino mosaci virus, an emerging disease in greenhouse tomato production worldwide: is seed responsible?. Acta Horticulturae. (ISHS) 695:43-50.
COMPLETE NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE AND GENOME ORGANIZATION OF GRAPEVINE LEAFROLL-ASSOCIATED VIRUS-3, TYPE MEMBER OF THE GENUS AMPELOVIRUS -
Ling, K., Zhu, H., Gonsalves, D. 2004. Complete nucleotide sequence and genome organization of grapevine leafroll-associated virus-3, type member of the genus Ampelovirus. Journal of General Virology. 85:2099-2102.
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