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Lucy Stewart
Corn, Soybean and Wheat Quality Research
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (330) 263-3834
Fax: (330) 263-3841

SELBY HALL
1680 MADISON AVE
WOOSTER , OH 44691
Projects
Understanding and Preventing Seed Transmission of Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN) in Africa
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 432032
Control of Virus Diseases in Corn and Soybean
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432820
Institutional Bio-Safety Committee
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 435635
Team Maize Hopper
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 433618
Developing Reverse Genetics Systems for Functional Analysis of Monocot Virus and Host Genes
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427429
Epidemiology of Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN) and Seed Transmission of Maize Chlorotic Mottle Virus (MCMV)
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 431877

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Characterization of an Ohio isolate of brome mosaic virus and its impact on growth, development, and yield of soft red winter wheat -
Hodge, B.A., Salgado, J.D., Paul, P., Stewart, L.R. 2019. Characterization of an Ohio isolate of brome mosaic virus and its impact on growth, development, and yield of soft red winter wheat. Phytopathology. https://doi.org/10.1094/pdis-07-18-1282-RE.
Short Communication: Sonchus yellow net virus nucleocapsids form on nuclear rings enriched in phosphoprotein -
Meulia, T., Stewart, L.R., Goddin, M. 2018. Short Communication: Sonchus yellow net virus nucleocapsids form on nuclear rings enriched in phosphoprotein. Virus Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2018.10.005.
Maize lethal necrosis: An emerging, synergistic viral disease -
Redinbaugh, M.G., Stewart, L.R. 2018. Maize lethal necrosis: An emerging, synergistic viral disease. Annual Review of Virology. 5:301-322. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-virology-092917-043413.
The role of viruses in the phytobiome -
Schoelz, J.E., Stewart, L.R. 2018. The role of viruses in the phytobiome. Annual Review of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-virology-092917-043421.
Barley stripe mosaic virus (BSMV) as a virus-induced gene silencing vector in maize seedlings -
Jarugula, S., Willie, K.J., Stewart, L.R. 2018. Barley stripe mosaic virus (BSMV) as a virus-induced gene silencing vector in maize seedlings. Virus Genes. 54: 616-620. doi.org/10.1007/s11262-018-1569-9.
Complete sequence and diversity of a maize-associated Polerovirus in East Africa -
Massawe, D., Stewart, L.R., Kamatenesi, J., Asiimwe, T., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2018. Complete sequence and diversity of a maize-associated Polerovirus in East Africa. Virus Genes. 54(3):432-437. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11262-018-1560-5.
First report of Cocksfoot mottle virus infecting wheat (Triticum aestivum) in Ohio -
Hodge, B.A., Paul, P.A., Stewart, L.R. 2017. First report of Cocksfoot mottle virus infecting wheat (Triticum aestivum) in Ohio. Plant Disease. 102(2):464.
Agropyron mosaic virus detected in Ohio wheat (Triticum aestivum) -
Hodge, B.A., Paul, P.A., Stewart, L.R. 2017. Agropyron mosaic virus detected in Ohio wheat (Triticum aestivum). Plant Disease. 102(2):463.
Complete genome sequence of a new maize-associated cytorhabdovirus -
Willie, K.J., Stewart, L.R. 2017. Complete genome sequence of a new maize-associated cytorhabdovirus. Genome Announcements. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00591-17.
Johnsongrass mosaic virus contributes to maize lethal necrosis in East Africa -
Stewart, L.R., Willie, K.J., Wijeratne, S., Redinbaugh, M.G., Massawe, D., Niblett, C.N., Asiimwe, T. 2017. Johnsongrass mosaic virus contributes to maize lethal necrosis in East Africa. Plant Disease. 101(8):1455-1462. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-17-0136-RE.
Identification of a maize chlorotic dwarf virus silencing suppressor protein Reprint Icon -
Stewart, L.R., Jarugula, S., Zhao, Y., Qu, F., Marty, D. 2017. Identification of a maize chlorotic dwarf virus silencing suppressor protein. Virology. 504:88-95.
Soil-borne wheat mosaic virus infectious clone and manipulation for gene-carrying capacity Reprint Icon -
Jarugula, S., Charlesworth, S., Qu, F., Stewart, L.R. 2016. Soil-borne wheat mosaic virus infectious clone and manipulation for gene-carrying capacity. Archives of Virology. 161:2291-2297.
ORF43 of Maize rayado fino virus is dispensable for systemic infection of maize and transmission by leafhoppers Reprint Icon -
Edwards, M.C., Weiland, J.J., Todd, J., Stewart, L.R., Lu, S. 2016. ORF43 of maize rayado fino virus is dispensable for systemic infection of maize and transmission by leafhoppers. Virus Genes. 52:303-307.
Sequence diversity of wheat mosaic virus isolates Reprint Icon -
Stewart, L.R. 2015. Sequence diversity of wheat mosaic virus isolates. Virus Research. 213:299-303.
Maize lethal necrosis (MLN), an emerging threat to maize-based food security in sub-Saharan Africa Reprint Icon -
Mahuku, G., Lockhart, B.E., Wanjala, B., Jones, M.W., Kimunye, J.N., Stewart, L.R., Cassone, B.J., Sevgan, S., Johnson, N., Kusia, E., Kumar, L., Niblett, C.L., Wangai, A., Kiggundu, A., Asea, G., Pappu, H., Prasanna, B.M., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2015. Maize lethal necrosis (MLN), an emerging threat to maize-based food security in sub-Saharan Africa. Phytopathology. 105:956-965.
Infectious Maize rayado fino virus from cloned cDNA Reprint Icon -
Edwards, M.C., Weiland, J.J., Todd, J., Stewart, L.R. 2015. Infectious Maize rayado fino virus from cloned cDNA. Phytopathology. 105:833-839.
Efficient inoculation of rice black-streaked dwarf virus to maize using Laodelphax striatellus Fallen Reprint Icon -
Miao, H., Di, D., Lu, Y., Tian, L., Zhang, A., Stewart, L.R., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2014. Efficient inoculation of rice black-streaked dwarf virus to maize using Laodelphax striatellus Fallen. Journal of Phytopathology. DOI:10.1111/jph.12350.
Genetic insights into Graminella nigrifrons competence for Maize fine streak virus infection and transmission Reprint Icon -
Cassone, B.J., Cisneros-Carter, F.M., Michel, A.P., Stewart, L.R., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2015. Genetic insights into Graminella nigrifrons competence for Maize fine streak virus infection and transmission. PLoS One. 9(11):e113529. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0113529.
Viruses in maize and Johnsongrass in southern Ohio Reprint Icon -
Stewart, L.R., Teplier, R., Todd, J.C., Jones, M.W., Cassone, B.J., Wijeratne, S., Wijeratne, A., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2014. Viruses in maize and Johnsongrass in southern Ohio. Phytopathology. 104:1360-1369.
Reduction in fecundity and shifts in cellular processes by a native virus on an invasive insect Reprint Icon -
Cassone, B.J., Michel, A.P., Stewart, L.R., Bansal, R., Mian, R.M., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2014. Reduction in fecundity and shifts in cellular processes by a native virus on an invasive insect. Genome Biology and Evolution. 6(4):873-885.
Virus-independent and common transcriptome responses of leafhopper vectors feeding on maize infected with semi-persistently and persistent propagatively transmitted viruses Reprint Icon -
Cassone, B.J., Wijertine, S., Michel, A., Stewart, L.R., Chen, Y., Yan, P., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2014. Virus-independent and common transcriptome responses of leafhopper vectors feeding on maize infected with semi-persistently and persistent propagatively transmitted viruses. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 15:133.
Responses of highly resistant and susceptible maize to vascular puncture inoculation with Maize dwarf mosaic virus Reprint Icon -
Cassone, B.J., Chen, Z., Chiera, J., Stewart, L.R., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2014. Responses of highly resistant and susceptible maize to vascular puncture inoculation with Maize dwarf mosaic virus. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 86:19-27.
Co-infection and disease severity of Ohio Maize dwarf mosaic virus and Maize chlorotic dwarf virus strains Reprint Icon -
Morales-Cruz, K., Zambrano, J., Stewart, L.R. 2014. Co-infection and disease severity of Ohio Maize dwarf mosaic virus and Maize chlorotic dwarf virus strains. Plant Disease. 98:1661-1665.
Role of double-stranded RNA-binding proteins in RNA silencing and antiviral defense -
Singh, J., Zhang, X., Stewart, L.R., Mitchell, T., Qu, F. 2014. Role of double-stranded RNA-binding proteins in RNA silencing and antiviral defense. Book Chapter. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-411584-2.01001-5.
Wheat mosaic virus (WMoV), the causal agent of High Plains disease, is present in Ohio wheat fields -
Stewart, L.R., Paul, P., Qu, F., Redinbaugh, M.G., Miao, H., Todd, J.C., Jones, M.W. 2013. Wheat mosaic virus (WMoV), the causal agent of High Plains disease, is present in Ohio wheat fields. Plant Disease. 97:1125.
Genetic mechanisms of Maize dwarf mosaic virus resistance in maize -
Cassone, B.J., Redinbaugh, M.G., Stewart, L.R. 2013. Genetic mechanisms of Maize dwarf mosaic virus resistance in maize. Maize Genetics Conference Abstracts. Maize Genetic Conference, March 14-17, 2013, St Charles Illinois. Meeting Abstract.
Cleavage of Maize chlorotic dwarf virus R78 protein by the viral 3C protease -
Response of maize (Zea mays L.) lines carrying Wsm1, Wsm2 and Wsm3 to the potyviruses Johnsongrass mosaic virus and Sorghum mosaic virus Reprint Icon -
Stewart, L.R., Haque, A.M., Jones, M.W., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2013. Response of maize (Zea mays L.) lines carrying Wsm1, Wsm2 and Wsm3 to the potyviruses Johnsongrass mosaic virus and Sorghum mosaic virus. Molecular Breeding. 31(2):289-297.
Complete sequence and development of a full-length infectious clone of an Ohio isolate of Maize dwarf mosaic virus (MDMV) Reprint Icon -
Stewart, L.R., Bouchard, R., Redinbaugh, M.G., Meulia, T. 2012. Complete sequence and development of a full-length infectious clone of an Ohio isolate of Maize dwarf mosaic virus (MDMV). Virus Research. 165:219-224.
Viroids and Phloem-limited Viruses: Unique Molecular Probes of Phloem Biology -
Stewart, L.R., Ding, B., Falk, B.W. 2012. Viroids and phloem-limited viruses: unique molecular probes of phloem biology. In: Thompson G.A., van Bel, A.J.E., editors. Phloem: molecular cell biology, systemic communication, biotic interactions. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. p. 271-292.
Waikaviruses: studied but not understood -
Stewart, L.R. 2011. Waikaviruses: studied but not understood. APS Net Plant Pathology Online. http://www.apsnet.org/publications/apsnetfeatures/Pages/waikavirus.aspx..
Diseases caused by viruses -
Stewart, L.R., Louie Jr., R., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2016. Diseases caused by viruses. In: Munkvold, G., White, D.G., editors. Compendium of Corn Diseases. 4th Edition. Minneapolis, MN:APS Press. p. 100-117.
Using Maize chlorotic dwarf virus to explore future frontiers in plant virology -