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Agricultural Research Service

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Kerry F Pedley
Foreign Disease-weed Science Research
General Biological Science

Phone: (301) 619-1668
Fax: (301) 619-2880
Room 218

USDA/ARS/FDWSRU
1301 DITTO AVENUE
BLDG 1301
FORT DETRICK , MD 217025023

Projects
Emerging Foreign Fungal Plant Pathogens: Detection, Biology, and Interactions with Host Plants
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423056
International Wheat Blast Consortium
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 431322
Whole Genome Sequencing of Magnaporthe of Oryzae Isolates and the Gene Epression Analysis of Infected Wheat
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423539
Whole Genome Sequencing of Uromyces Transversalis for Diagnostic Marker Development
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425550

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A new soybean rust resistance allele from PI 423972 at the Rpp4 locus -
Genomics-based marker discovery and diagnostic assay development for wheat blast -
Pieck, M.L., Ruck, A.L., Farman, M.L., Peterson, G.L., Stack, J.P., Valent, B., Pedley, K.F. 2016. Genomics-based marker discovery and diagnostic assay development for wheat blast. Plant Disease. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-04-16-0500-RE.
A small cysteine-rich protein from the Asian soybean rust fungus, Phakopsora pachyrhizi, suppresses plant immunity -
Qi, M., Link, T.I., Muller, M., Hirschburger, D., Pedley, K.F., Braun, E., Voegele, R.T., Baum, T., Whitham, S.A. 2016. A small cysteine-rich protein from the Asian soybean rust fungus, Phakopsora pachyrhizi, suppresses plant immunity. PLoS Pathogens. 12(9): e1005827. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1005827.
Early detection of airborne inoculum of Magnaporthe oryzae in turfgrass fields using a quantitative LAMP assay -
Villari, C., Mahaffee, W.F., Mitchell, T.K., Pedley, K.F., Pieck, M.L., Peduto Hand, F. 2016. Early detection of airborne inoculum of Magnaporthe oryzae in turfgrass fields using a quantitative LAMP assay. Plant Disease. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-06-16-0834-RE.
First report of wheat blast caused by magnaporthe oryzae pathotype triticum in Bangladesh -
Malaker, P.K., Barma, N.C., Tiwari, T.P., Collis, W.J., Duveiller, E., Singh, P.K., Joshi, A.K., Singh, R.P., Braun, H.J., Peterson, G.L., Pedley, K.F., Farman, M.L., Valent, B. 2016. First report of wheat blast caused by magnaporthe oryzae pathotype triticum in Bangladesh. Plant Disease. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-05-16-0666-PDN.
A novel phakopsora pachyrhizi resistance allele (rpp) contributed by PI 567068A -
King, Z.R., Harris, D.K., Pedley, K.F., Song, Q., Wang, D., Wen, Z., Buck, J.W., Li, Z., Boerma, H. 2015. A novel phakopsora pachyrhizi resistance allele (rpp) contributed by PI 567068A. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 129:517-534.
Development of a quantitative loop-mediated isothermal amplification (qLAMP) assay for the detection of Magnaporthe oryzae airborne inoculum in turf ecosystems -
Villari, C., Mahaffee, W.F., Mitchell, T.K., Pedley, K.F., Pieck, M.L., Peduto Hand, F. 2015. Development of a quantitative loop-mediated isothermal amplification (qLAMP) assay for the detection of Magnaporthe oryzae airborne inoculum in turf ecosystems. In: Poster sessions of the American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. August 1-5, 2015, Pasadena, California. 443-P.
Gaining insight into soybean defense responses using functional genomics approaches -
Liu, J., Graham, M.A., Pedley, K.F., Whitham, S.A. 2015. Gaining insight into soybean defense responses using functional genomics approaches. Briefings in Functional Genomics. DOI:10.1093/bfgp/elv009.
Identification of unique genetic sources of soybean rust resistance from the USDA germplasm collection -
Harris, D.K., Kendrick, M.D., King, Z.R., Pedley, K.F., Walker, D.R., Cregan, P.B., Buck, J.W., Phillips, D.V., Li, Z., Boerma, H. 2015. Identification of unique genetic sources of soybean rust resistance from the USDA germplasm collection. Crop Science. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2014.09.0671.
Genotypic diversity of Puccinia horiana based on newly identified molecular markers -
Debacker, M., Bonants, P., Pedley, K.F., Maes, M., Roldan-Ruiz, I., Van Bockstaele, E., Heugens, K., Van Der Lee, T. 2013. Genotypic diversity of Puccinia horiana based on newly identified molecular markers. Molecular Ecology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-01-13-0007-R.
Transcriptome analyses and virus induced gene silencing identify genes in the Rpp4-mediated Asian soybean rust resistance pathway -
Morales, A., O'Rourke, J.A., Van De Mortel, M., Schneider, K., Bancroft, T., Borem, A., Nelson, R., Nettleton, D., Baum, T., Shoemaker, R.C., Frederick, R.D., Abdelnoor, R.V., Pedley, K.F., Whitham, S.A., Graham, M.A. 2013. Transcriptome analyses and virus induced gene silencing identify genes in the Rpp4-mediated Asian soybean rust resistance pathway. Functional Plant Biology. DOI:10.1071/FP12296.
Genetic diversity and origins of Phakopsora pachyrhizi isolates in the United States -
Zhang, X., Freire, M., Le, M., Hartman, G.L., Upchurch, R.G., Pedley, K.F., Stacey, G. 2012. Genetic diversity and origins of Phakopsora pachyrhizi isolates in the United States. Asian Journal of Plant Pathology. 6:52-65.
Preliminary assessment of resistance among U.S. wheat cultivars to the Triticum pathotype of Magnaporthe oryzae -
Cruz, C.D., Bockus, W.W., Stack, J.P., Tang, X., Valent, B.S., Pedley, K.F., Peterson, G.L. 2012. Preliminary assessment of resistance among U.S. wheat cultivars to the Triticum pathotype of Magnaporthe oryzae. Plant Disease. 96:1501-1505.
Reaction of selected accessions of Aegilops tauschii to wheat blast, 2011 Reprint Icon -
Bockus, W.W., Cruz, C.D., Kalia, B., Gill, B.S., Stack, J.P., Pedley, K.F., Peterson, G.L., Valent, B. 2012. Reaction of selected accessions of Aegilops tauschii to wheat blast, 2011. Plant Disease. DOI: 10.1094/PDMR06.
Susceptibility of select U.S. winter wheat cultivars to wheat blast (Magnaporthe grisea) -
Peterson, G.L., Pedley, K.F., Bockus, W.W., Stack, J.P., Cruz, C., Valent, B.S. 2011. Susceptibility of select U.S. winter wheat cultivars to wheat blast (Magnaporthe grisea). Phytopathology. 101:S141.
Resistance among U.S. wheat Triticum aestivum cultivars to the wheat pathotype of Magnaporthe oryzae -
Cruz, C., Bockus, W., Pedley, K.F., Peterson, G.L., Stack, J., Tang, X., Valent, B. 2011. Resistance among U.S. wheat Triticum aestivum cultivars to the wheat pathotype of Magnaporthe oryzae. Phytopathology. 101:S220.
Standardization of protocols to test wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) for reaction to blast in a biocontainment laboratory -
Cruz, C., Bockus, W., Pedley, K.F., Peterson, G.L., Stack, J., Tang, X., Valent, B. 2011. Standardization of protocols to test wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) for reaction to blast in a biocontainment laboratory. Phytopathology. 101:S40.
Identification of a second Asian soybean rust resistance gene in Hyuuga soybean -
Kendrick, M.D., Harris, D.K., Ha, B., Hyten, D.L., Cregan, P.B., Frederick, R.D., Boema, H.R., Pedley, K.F. 2011. Identification of a second Asian soybean rust resistance gene in Hyuuga soybean. Phytopathology. 101:535-543.
Genetic diversity and structure of Phakopsora pachyrhizi infecting soybean in Nigeria -
Twizeyimana, M., Ojiambo, P.S., Haudenshield, J.S., Caetano-Anolles, G., Pedley, K.F., Bandyopadhyay, R., Hartman, G.L. 2011. Genetic diversity and structure of Phakopsora pachyrhizi infecting soybean in Nigeria. Phytopathology. 60:719-729.
Functional analysis of the Asian soybean rust resistance pathway mediated by Rpp2 -
Pandey, A.K., Yang, C., Zhang, C., Graham, M.A., Horstman, H.D., Lee, Y., Zabotina, O.A., Hill, J.H., Pedley, K.F., Whitham, S.A. 2011. Functional analysis of the Asian soybean rust resistance pathway mediated by Rpp2. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 24:194-206.
Screening for differential resistance responses to Phakopsora pachyrhizi between Rpp3, Rpp?(Hyuuga) and 12 additional soybean accessions -
Kendrick, M.D., Pedley, K.F., Frederick, R.D., Boerma, H.R. 2010. Screening for differential resistance responses to Phakopsora pachyrhizi between Rpp3, Rpp?(Hyuuga) and 12 additional soybean accessions. Phytopathology. 100:S61.
Tomato 14-3-3 protein 7 (TFT7) positively regulates immunity-associated programmed cell death by enhancing accumulation and signaling ability of MAPKKKalpha -
Oh, C., Pedley, K.F., Martin, G.B. 2010. Tomato 14-3-3 protein 7 (TFT7) positively regulates immunity-associated programmed cell death by enhancing accumulation and signaling ability of MAPKKKalpha. The Plant Cell. 22(1):260-272.
PCR-based assays for the detection of Puccinia horiana on chrysanthemums -
Pedley, K.F. 2009. PCR-based assays for the detection of Puccinia horiana on chrysanthemums. Plant Disease. 93:1252-1258.
Identification and Analyses of Candidate Genes for Rpp4 Mediated Resistance to Asian Soybean Rust in Soybean (Glycine max) -
Meyer, J.D., Silva, D.C., Yang, C., Van De Mortel, M., Pedley, K.F., Hill, J.H., Shoemaker, R.C., Abdelnoor, R., Whitham, S.A., Graham, M.A. 2009. Identification and Analyses of Candidate Genes for Rpp4 Mediated Resistance to Asian Soybean Rust in Soybean (Glycine max). Plant Physiology. 150:295-307.
Pathogenic variation of Phakopsora pachyrhizi infecting soybean in Nigeria Reprint Icon -
Twizeyimana, M., Ojiambo, P.S., Haudenshield, J.S., Caetano-Anolles, G., Pedley, K.F., Bandyopadhyay, R., Hartman, G.L. 2009. Pathogenic variation of Phakopsora pachyrhizi infecting soybean in Nigeria. Phytopathology. 99(4):353-361.
Development of simple sequence repeat markers for the soybean rust fungus, Phakopsora pachyrhizi -
Anderson, S.J., Stone, C.L., Posada-Buitrago, M., Boore, J.L., Neelam, B.A., Stephens, R.M., Luster, D.G., Frederick, R.D., Pedley, K.F. 2008. Development of simple sequence repeat markers for the soybean rust fungus, Phakopsora pachyrhizi. Molecular Ecology Resources. 8:1310-1312.
First Report of Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi on soybean in Democratic Republic of Congo -
Ojiambo, P.S., Bandyopadhyay, R., Twizeyimana, M., Lema, A., Frederick, R.D., Pedley, K.F., Stone, C.L., Hartman, G.L. 2007. First Report of Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi on soybean in Democratic Republic of Congo. Plant Disease. 91(9):1204.
First Report of Soybean Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi in Ghana -
Bandyopadhyay, R., Ojiambo, P.S., Twizeyimana, M., Asafo-Adjei, B., Frederick, R.D., Pedley, K.F., Stone, C.L., Hartman, G.L. 2007. First Report of Soybean Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi in Ghana. Plant Disease. 91(8):1057.
Phenotypic and genetic variation among soybean rust isolates -
Anderson, S.J., Stone, C.L., Boore, J.L., Neelam, B.A., Stephens, R.M., Luster, D.G., Frederick, R.D., Pedley, K.F. 2007. Phenotypic and genetic variation among soybean rust isolates. Phytopathology. 97:S4
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