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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Laurie F McKenna
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory
Biological Science Lab Technician (Molecular Biology)

Phone: (301) 504-6679 ext. 472
Fax: (304) 504-6491
Room 242

BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207052350


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Ethanol extracts of Serratia marcescens are compatible with Trichoderma isolates for control of damping-off of cucumber caused by Pythium ultimum -
Control of damping-off of organic and conventional cucumber with extracts from a plant-associated bacterium rivals a seed treatment pesticide -
Roberts, D.P., Lakshman, D.K., Maul, J.E., McKenna, L.F., Buyer, J.S., Fan, B. 2014. Control of damping-off of organic and conventional cucumber with extracts from a plant-associated bacterium rivals a seed treatment pesticide. Crop Protection. 65:86-94.
Formulations of the endophytic bacterium Bacillus subtilis Tu-100 suppress Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on oilseed rape and improve plant vigor in field trials conducted at separate locations -
Hu, X., Roberts, D.P., Maul, J.E., Emche, S.E., Liao, X., Gao, X., Gao, Y., Mckenna, L.F., Buyer, J.S., Liu, S. 2011. Formulations of the endophytic bacterium Bacillus subtilis Tu-100 suppress Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on oilseed rape and improve plant vigor in field trials conducted at separate locations. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 57(7): 539-546.
Mutation of a degS homologue in Enterobacter cloacae decreases colonization and biological control of damping-off caused by Pythium ultimum on cucumber -
Roberts, D.P., Lohrke, S.M., Mckenna, L.F., Lakshman, D.K., Kong, H.N., Lydon, J. 2011. Mutation of a degS homologue in Enterobacter cloacae decreases colonization and biological control of damping-off caused by Pythium ultimum on cucumber. Microbiology. 101:271-280.
Selection of genetically diverse trichoderma spp. isolates for suppression of phytophthora capsici on bell pepper -
Roberts, D.P., Maul, J.E., Mckenna, L.F., Emche, S.E., Meyer, S.L., Collins, R.T., Bowers, J.H. 2010. Selection of genetically diverse trichoderma spp. isolates for suppression of phytophthora capsici on bell pepper. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 56:864-873.
Reduced carbon utilization, competitive colonization of the spermosphere, and disease suppression by Enterobacter cloacae -
Roberts, D.P., Mckenna, L.F., Buyer, J.S. 2009. Reduced carbon utilization, competitive colonization of the spermosphere, and disease suppression by Enterobacter cloacae [abstract]. International Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria Workshop.
Influence of host seed on metabolic activity by Enterobacter cloacae in the spermosphere Reprint Icon -
Roberts, D.P., Baker, C.J., Mckenna, L.F., Liu, S., Buyer, J.S., Kobayashi, D.Y. 2009. Influence of host seed on metabolic activity by Enterobacter cloacae in the spermosphere. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 41:754-761.
Suppression of Phytophthora capsici on bell pepper with isolates of Trichoderma -
Roberts, D.P., Mckenna, L.F. 2008. Suppression of Phytophthora capsici on bell pepper with isolates of Trichoderma [abstract]. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives.
Evidence that a DEGS homologue in Enterobacter clocae is important for colonization and disease suppression on cucumber -
Roberts, D.P., Lohrke, S.M., Mckenna, L.F., Lakshman, D.K. 2008. Evidence that a DEGS homologue in Enterobacter clocae is important for colonization and disease suppression on cucumber [abstract]. Microbial Ecology International Symposium.
MUTATION IN A DEGS HOMOLOGUE IN ENTEROBACTER CLOACAE RESULTS IN DECREASED SEEDLING AND ROOT COLONIZATION BY THIS BACTERIUM -
Roberts, D.P., Lohrke, S.M., Lakshman, D.K., Mckenna, L.F. 2007. Mutation in a degs homologue in enterobacter cloacae results in decreased seedling and root colonization by this bacterium [abstract]. International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions.
SUPPRESSION OF DAMPING-OFF OF CUCUMBER CAUSED BY PYTHIUM ULTIMUM WITH LIVE CELLS AND EXTRACTS OF SERRATIA MARCESCENS N4-5 -
Roberts, D.P., Mckenna, L.F., Lakshman, D.K., Meyer, S.L., Kong, H.N., De Souza, J.T., Lydon, J., Baker, C.J., Buyer, J.S., Chung, S. 2007. Suppression of damping-off of cucumber caused by pythium ultimum with live cells and extracts of serratia marcescens n4-5. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39:2275-2288.
PYRUVATE DEHYDROGENASE ACTIVITY IS IMPORTANT FOR COLONIZATION OF SEEDS AND ROOTS BY ENTEROBACTER CLOACAE -
Roberts, D.P., Mckenna, L.F., Lohrke, S.M., Rehner, S.A., De Souza, J.T. 2007. Pyruvate dehydrogenase activity is important for colonization of seeds and roots by enterobacter cloacae. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39:2150-2159.
USE OF NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR SUPPRESSION OF SOILBORNE DISEASES OF CUCUMBER -
Roberts, D.P., Mckenna, L.F. 2006. Use of natural products for suppression of soilborne diseases of cucumber. International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions. Available: http://www.mbao.org/2006/06Proceedings/mbrpro06.html.
MUTATION IN CYAA IN ENTEROBACTER CLOACAE DECREASES CUCUMBER ROOT COLONIZATION -
Roberts, D.P., Mckenna, L.F., Hu, X., Lohrke, S.M., Kong, H.N., De Souza, J.T., Baker, C.J., Lydon, J. 2006. Mutation in cyaa in enterobacter cloacae decreases cucumber root colonization. Archives Of Microbiology. 187:101-115.
INFLUENCE OF CATABOLIC CAPABILITIES OF ENTEROBACTER CLOACAE ON COLONIZATION OF CUCUMBER RHIZOSPHERE BY THIS BACTERIUM -
Roberts, D.P., Mckenna, L.F., Lohrke, S.M., Buyer, J.S., Liu, S., Hu, X., De Souza, J.T. 2006. Influence of catabolic capabilities of enterobacter cloacae on colonization of cucumber rhizosphere by this bacterium [abstract]. International Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria Workshop.
MUTATION OF A CYAA HOMOLOGUE IN ENTEROBACTER CLOACAE RESULTS IN REDUCED COLONIZATION OF CUCUMBER SEEDLINGS AND ROOTS -
Roberts, D.P., Hu, X., Mckenna, L.F., Lohrke, S., Kong, H.N., Desouza, J.T., Lydon, J. 2006. Mutation of a cyaa homologue in enterobacter cloacae results in reduced colonization of cucumber seedlings and roots [abstract]. International Union of Microbiological Societies Proceedings/Abstracts.
MUTATION OF A DEGS HOMOLOG IN ENTEROBACTER CLOACAE DECREASES SEED AND ROOT COLONIZATION BUT DOES NOT AFFECT BIOCONTROL OF DAMPING-OFF CAUSED BY PYTHIUM ULTIMUM ON CUCUMBER -
MUTATION IN AN SDHA HOMOLOGUE IN ENTEROBACTER CLOACAE RESULTS IN REDUCED COLONIZATION BUT DOES NOT AFFECT BIOCONTROL OF DAMPING OFF ON CUCUMBER -
MUTATION IN AN CYAA HOMOLOGUE IN ENTEROBACTER CLOACAE RESULTS IN REDUCED COLONIZATION BUT DOES NOT AFFECT DAMPING-OFF ON CUCUMBER -
MUTATION IN THE SDHA HOMOLOGUE IN ENTEROBACTER CLOACAE RESULTS IN COLONIZATION OF CUCUMBER ROOTS BUT DOES NOT AFFECT BIOCONTROL OF DAMPING-OFF ON CUCUMBER CAUSED BY PYTHIUM ULTIMUM -
GLOMALIN - A MANAGEABLE SOIL GLUE -
WRIGHT, S.E., NICHOLS, K.A., JAWSON, L., MCKENNA, L.F., ALMENDRAS, A. GLOMALIN - A MANAGEABLE SOIL GLUE. SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA SPECIAL PUBLICATION BOOK CHAPTER. 2001.
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