Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Related Topics

Dilip Lakshman
Floral and Nursery Plants Research
Plant Pathology

Phone: (301) 504-6413
Fax: (301) 504-6491
Room 226

10300 BALTIMORE BLVD
BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207052350
Projects
Alternative Disease Management Strategies for Soilborne Pathogens of Cucumber
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426126
Genomic, Transcriptomic, and Proteomic Analyses of Fungal Plant Pathogens
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427297
Improved Pathogen Detection and Management of Bulb Diseases
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431351

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The Pathogen Biology, Identification and Management of Rhizoctonia Diseases -
Symptom development in response to combined infection of in vitro grown Lilium longiflorum with the root lesion nematode Pratylenchus penetrans and soilborne fungi collected from diseased roots of field-grown lilies -
Vieira, P., Lakshman, D.K., Pandey, R., Slovin, J.P., Kamo, K.K. 2017. Symptom development in response to combined infection of in vitro grown Lilium longiflorum with the root lesion nematode Pratylenchus penetrans and soilborne fungi collected from diseased roots of field-grown lilies. Plant Disease. 101:1-8.
Proteomic investigation of Rhizoctonia solani AG 4 identifies secretome and mycelial proteins with roles in plant cell wall degradation and virulence -
Lakshman, D.K., Roberts, D.P., Natarajan, S.S., Garrett, W.M., Alkharouf, N., Darwish, O., Khan, F.H., Paine, A., Mitra, A. 2016. Proteomic investigation of Rhizoctonia solani AG 4 identifies secretome and mycelial proteins with roles in plant cell wall degradation and virulence. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64:3101-3110.
Molecular identification, genetic diversity, population genetics and genomics of Rhizoctonia solani. In:perspective of plant pathology in genomic era -
Lakshman, D.K., Jambhulkar, P.P., Singh, V., Sharma, P., Mitra, A. 2016. Molecular identification, genetic diversity, population genetics and genomics of Rhizoctonia solani. In:perspective of plant pathology in genomic era. Indian Phytopathology. 110002.pp55.
Ethanol extracts of Serratia marcescens are compatible with Trichoderma isolates for control of damping-off of cucumber caused by Pythium ultimum -
Resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. gladioli in transgenic Gladiolus plants expressing either a bacterial chloroperoxidase or fungal chitinase genes Reprint Icon -
Kamo, K.K., Lakshman, D.K., Pandey, R., Guaragna, M.A., Okubara, P.A., Rajasekaran, K., Cary, J.W., Jordan, R.L. 2015. Resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. gladioli in transgenic Gladiolus plants expressing either a bacterial chloroperoxidase or fungal chitinase genes. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 124:541.
Potential of predatory bacteria as biocontrol agents for foodborne and plant pathogens -
Olanya, O.M., Lakshman, D.K. 2015. Potential of predatory bacteria as biocontrol agents for foodborne and plant pathogens. Journal of Plant Pathology. 97:405-417.
Natural Mechanism of Soil Suppressiveness Against Diseases caused by Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, Pythium and Phytophthora -
Jambhulkar, P., Sharma, M., Lakshman, D.K., Sharma, P. 2015. Natural Mechanism of Soil Suppressiveness Against Diseases caused by Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, Pythium and Phytophthora. SpringerPlus. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-23075-7_5.
AFLP fingerprinting for identification of infra-species groups of Rhizoctonia solani and Waitea circinata -
Amaradasa, B.S., Lakshman, D.K., Amundsen, K. 2015. AFLP fingerprinting for identification of infra-species groups of Rhizoctonia solani and Waitea circinata. Journal of Plant Pathology & Microbiology. 6:262.
Expression of a synthetic antimicrobial peptide, D4E1, in Gladiolus plants for resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. gladioli -
Kamo, K.K., Lakshman, D.K., Bauchan, G.R., Rajasekaran, K., Cary, J.W., Jaynes, J. 2015. Expression of a synthetic antimicrobial peptide, D4E1, in Gladiolus plants for resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. gladioli. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 121:459-467.
The pathogen biology, identification and management of Rhizoctonia species with emphasis on isolates infecting turfgrasses -
Lakshman, D.K., Amaradasa, B.S. 2014. The pathogen biology, identification and management of Rhizoctonia species with emphasis on isolates infecting turfgrasses. Indian Phytopathology. 67(4):327-345.
Disease resistance: Molecular mechanisms and biotechnological applications -
Kamo, K.K., Lakshman, D.K., Rathore, K. 2014. Disease resistance: Molecular mechanisms and biotechnological applications. Plant Science. 228:1-2.
In vitro fungicide sensitivity of Rhizoctonia isolates collected from turfgrasses -
Amaradasa, B.S., Lakshman, D.K., Mccall, D.S., Horvath, B.J. 2015. In vitro fungicide sensitivity of Rhizoctonia isolates collected from turfgrasses. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 32:126-132.
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.
Selective interaction between Chloroplast B ATPase and TGB1 retards severe symptoms caused by Alternanthera mosaic virus infection -
Seo, E., Nam, J., Kim, H., Lakshman, D.K., Bae, H., Hammond, J., Lim, H. 2014. Selective interaction between Chloroplast B ATPase and TGB1 retards severe symptoms caused by Alternanthera mosaic virus infection. Plant Pathology Journal. 11736-11743.
Biology, genome organization and evolution of parvoviruses in marine shrimp -
Dhar, A.K., Robles-Sikisaka, R., Saksmerprome, V., Lakshman, D.K., Flegel, T.W. 2014. Biology, genome organization and evolution of parvoviruses in marine shrimp. Advances in Virus Research. 89:85-139.
DNA fingerprinting and anastomosis grouping reveal similar genetic diversity in Rhizoctonia species infecting turfgrasses in the transition zone of USA -
Amaradasa, B., Horvath, B., Lakshman, D.K., Warnke, S.E. 2013. DNA fingerprinting and anastomosis grouping reveal similar genetic diversity in Rhizoctonia species infecting turfgrasses in the transition zone of USA. Mycologia. 105(5):1190-1201.
Lactoferrin derived resistance against plant pathogen in transgenic plants -
Lakshman, D.K., Natarajan, S.S., Mitra, A. 2013. Lactoferrin derived resistance against plant pathogen in transgenic plants. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:11730-11735.
Analysis of soybean embryonic axis proteins by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry Reprint Icon -
Natarajan, S.S., Krishnan, H.B., Khan, F.H., Chen, X., Garrett, W.M., Lakshman, D.K. 2013. Analysis of soybean embryonic axis proteins by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry. Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 9:309-332.
Development of SCAR markers and UP-PCR cross-hybridization method for specific detection of four major subgroups of Rhizoctonia from infected turfgrasses -
Amaradasa, B.S., Horvath, B.J., Lakshman, D.K. 2013. Development of SCAR markers and UP-PCR cross-hybridization method for specific detection of brow patch pathogens from infected turfgrass. Lecture. 106(1):163-172.
Genetic transformation of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. gladioli with Agrobacterium to study pathogenesis in Gladiolus -
Lakshman, D.K., Pandey, R., Kamo, K.K., Bauchan, G.R., Amitava, M. 2012. Genetic transformation of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. gladioli with Agrobacterium to study pathogenesis in Gladiolus. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 133:729-738.
Gene expression profiling of the plant pathogenic basidiomycetous fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG 4 reveals putative virulence factors Reprint Icon -
Lakshman, D.K., Roberts, D.P., Alkharouf, N., Mitra, A., Natarajan, S.S. 2012. Gene expression profiling of the plant pathogenic basidiomycetous fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG 4 reveals putative virulence factors. Phytopathology. 104(5):1020-1035.
Effect of overexpressing rsmA from Pseudomonas aeruginosa on virulence of select phytotoxin-producing strains of P. syringae -
Kong, H., Roberts, D.P., Patterson, C.D., Kuehn, S., Heeb, S., Lakshman, D.K., Lydon, J. 2012. Effect of overexpressing rsmA from Pseudomonas aeruginosa on virulence of select phytotoxin-producing strains of P. syringae. Phytopathology. 102:575-587.
Transgenic expression of Lactoferrin imparts resistance to a soilborne fungal pathogen Rhizoctonia solani -
Nguyen, T., Lakshman, D.K., Han, J., Mitra, A. 2011. Transgenic expression of Lactoferrin imparts resistance to a soilborne fungal pathogen Rhizoctonia solani. Journal of Plant Pathology. 2(1):1-8.
Assessment of the natural variation of low abundant metabolic proteins in soybean seeds using proteomics -
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Garrett, W.M., Lakshman, D.K., Bae, H. 2011. Assessment of the natural variation of low abundant metabolic proteins in soybean seeds using proteomics. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 21:30-37.
Identification of the core sequence elements in Penaeus stylirostris densovirus promoters -
Dhar, A., Kaizer, K., Betz, Y., Harvey, T., Lakshman, D.K. 2011. Identification of the core sequence elements in Penaeus stylirostris densovirus promoters. Virus Genes. 43:367-375.
Effect of clove oil on plant pathogenic bacteria and bacterial wilt of tomato and geranium -
Huang, Q., Lakshman, D.K. 2011. Effect of clove oil on plant pathogenic bacteria and bacterial wilt of tomato and geranium. Journal of Plant Pathology. 92(3):701-707.
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.
Transcriptional analysis of Penaeus stylirostris densovirus genes -
Dhar, A.K., Kaizer, K.N., Lakshman, D.K. 2010. Transcriptional analysis of Penaeus stylirostris densovirus genes. Virology. 402:112-120.
MICROARRAY DATA ANALYSIS USING MACHINE LEARNING METHODS -
Ressom, H., Lakshman, D.K., Yun, S., Pramanik, S.K., Reyes, B. 2010. Microarray data analysis using machine learning methods. In: Nag, A., editor. Biosystems Engineering. India: Prentice Hall of India Learning Private Limited. p. 1-32.
Characterization of the Taura syndrome virus isolate originating from the 2004 Texas Epizootic in cultured shrimp Reprint Icon -
Dhar, A.K., Lakshman, D.K., Amundsen, K., Robles-Sikisaka, R., Kaiser, K., Roy, S., Hasson, K.W., Allnutt, F.C.T. 2010. Characterization of the Taura Syndrome virus isolate originating from the 2004 Texas epizoonatic in cultured shrimps. Archives of Virology. 155:315-327.
AGRICULTURAL GENOMICS -
de los Reyes, B.G., Lakshman, D.K., Yun, S.J., Ressom, H. 2009. Agricultural Genomics. In: Nag, A., editor. Textbook of Agricultural Biotechnology. India: Prentice Hall of India Learning Private Limited. p. 55-88.
Optimized protein extraction methods for proteomic analysis of Rhizoctonia solani Reprint Icon -
Lakshman, D.K., Natarajan, S.S., Garrett, W.M., Lakshman, S., Dhar, A.K. 2008. Optimized protein extraction methods for proteomic analysis of Rhizoctonia solani. Mycologia. 100:867-875.
Phytotoxicity of Clove Oil to Vegetable Crop Seedlings and Nematotoxicity to Root-knot Nematodes Reprint Icon -
Meyer, S.L.F., Lakshman, D.K., Zasada, I.A., Vinyard, B.T., Chitwood, D.J. 2008. Phytotoxicity of clove oil to vegetable crop seedlings and nematotoxicity to Root-knot Nematodes. HortTechnology. 18:631-638.
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.
ISOLATION AND PARTIAL CHARACTERIZATION OF BACILLUS SUBTILIS ME488 FOR SUPPRESSION OF SOILBORNE PATHOGENS OF CUCUMBER AND PEPPER -
Chung, S., Kong, H., Buyer, J.S., Lakshman, D.K., Lydon, J., Kim, S., Roberts, D.P. 2008. Isolation and partial characterization of bacillus subtilis me488 for suppression of soilborne pathogens of cucumber and pepper. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 80(1):115-23.
Clove oil and fungus compounds: Can nematode suppression be achieved without phytotoxicity? -
Meyer, S.L., Lakshman, D.K., Zasada, I.A., Vinyard, B.T., Chitwood, D.J., Shemshura, O.N., Bekmakhanova, N.E., Mazunina, M.N., Yeskalieva, B.K., Masler, E.P. 2007. Clove oil and fungus compounds: Can nematode suppression be achieved without phytotoxicity [abstract]? Journal of Nematology. 39:92.
Dose-response effects of clove oil from Syzygium aromaticum on the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita -
Meyer, S.L., Lakshman, D.K., Zasada, I.A., Vinyard, B.T., Chitwood, D.J. 2008. Dose-response effects of clove oil from Syzygium aromaticum on the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita. Pest Management Science. 64:223-229.
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.
Putative Promoters Isolated From Infectious Hypodermal and Hematopoietic Necrosis Virus of Shrimp Drive Expression of a Reporter Gene in Bacteria, Insect Cells, Fish Cells, and Shrimp -
Dhar, A.K., Lakshman, D.K., Natarajan, Allnutt, F.C.T. and van Beek, N.A.M. 2007. Functional characterization of putative promotor elements from infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) in shrimp and in insect and fish cell lines. Virus Research. 127(1):1-8.
PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA AND PLANTAGO RUGELII EXTRACTS ARE TOXIC TO MELOIDOGYNE INCOGNITA BUT NOT TO CERTAIN MICROBES -
Meyer, S.L., Zasada, I.A., Roberts, D.P., Vinyard, B.T., Lakshman, D.K., Lee, J., Chitwood, D.J., Carta, L.K. 2006. Plantago lanceolata and plantago rugelii extracts are toxic to meloidogyne incognita but not to certain microbes. Journal of Nematology 38(3):333-338.
PLANT-DERIVED COMPOUNDS ACTIVE AGAINST MELOIDOGYNE INCOGNITA -
Meyer, S.L., Zasada, I.A., Roberts, D.P., Vinyard, B.T., Lakshman, D.K., Lee, J.K., Chitwood, D.J., Carta, L.K. 2006. Plant-derived compounds active against meloidogyne incognita [abstract]. Journal of Nematology. 38:283.
DOUBLE-STRANDED RNA-MEDIATED HYPOVIRULENCE OF RHIZOCTONIA SOLANI -
Lakshman, D. 2006. Double-stranded RNA-mediated hypovirulence of Rhizoctonia solani. Association for Advancement in plant protection Newsletter (India). 1:1-3.
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE AROM GENE IN RHIZOCTONIA SOLANI, AND TRANSCRIPTION PATTERNS UNDER STABLE AND INDUCED HYPOVIRULENCE CONDITIONS -
Lakshman, D.K., Liu, C., Mishra, P.K., and Tavantzis, S.M. 2006. Characterization of the arom gene in Rhizoctonia solani, and transcription patterns under stable and induced hypovirulence conditions. Current Genetics. 49:166-177.
SCREENING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF STREPTOMYCES ISOLATES FOR BIOCONTROL OF RHIZOCTONIA SOLANI AND OTHER PLANT PATHOGENS -
Lakshman, D.K., and Wanner, L.A. 2006. Screening and characterization of streptomyces isolates for biocontrol of Rhizoctonia solani and other plant pathogens. Phytopathology. 96:S63.
CHARACTERIZATION AND SUBSTRATE INDUCED TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATION OF THE PENTAFUNCTIONAL AROM GENE OF RHIZOCTONIA SOLANI -
Lakshman, D.K., Liu, C., Mishra, P.K., Tavantzis, S.M. 2005. Characterization and substrate induced transcriptional regulation of the pentafunctional arom gene of Rhizoctonia solani. Phytopathology. 95:56.
Last Modified: 05/27/2017
Footer Content Back to Top of Page