Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Related Topics

Kylie Dale Swisher
Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research
Plant Pathology

Phone: (509) 454-4462
Fax:
Room BUILDING

YAKIMA AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH LABORATORY
5230 KONNOWAC PASS ROAD
WAPATO , WA 98951

Projects
Potato Germplasm Improvement for Disease Resistance and Superior Nutritional Content
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425150
Testing of Advanced Potato Germplasm for Agronomic, Storage, and Processing Quality Characteristics
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431676
Testing of Potato Genotypes for Utilization by Industry in Washington State
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431720
Advanced Breeding Line Evaluation, Testing and Hygienic Seed Multiplication of Potato for the Pacific Northwest
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431722

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Occurrence and molecular detection of Spiroplasma citri in carrots and Circulifer tenellus in Mexico -
Swisher, K.D., Velasquez-Valle, R., Mena-Covarrubias, J., Munyaneza, J.E. 2016. Occurrence and molecular detection of Spiroplasma citri in carrots and Circulifer tenellus in Mexico. Journal of Plant Pathology. 98:355-360.
Horizontal transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Convolvulus and Ipomoea (Solanales: Convolvulaceae) Reprint Icon -
Torres, G.L., Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Munyaneza, J.E., Barcenas, N.M. 2015. Horizontal transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Convolvulus and Ipomoea (Solanales: Convolvulaceae). PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142734.
Use of Electrical Penetration Graph Technology to Examine Transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ to Potato by Three Haplotypes of Potato Psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli; Hemiptera: Triozidae) -
Mustafa, T., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Zack, R.R., Pappu, H.R., Munyaneza, J.E. 2015. Use of Electrical Penetration Graph Technology to Examine Transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ to Potato by Three Haplotypes of Potato Psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli; Hemiptera: Triozidae). PLoS One. 10(9):e01 38946. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138946.
A new problem and old questions: potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest -
Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Echegaray, E., Murphy, A., Rondon, S., Wohleb, C., Waters, T., Jensen, A. 2015. A new problem and old questions: potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest. American Entomologist. 61(4):234-244.
Zebra Chip: What is the risk of disease transmission through potato tubers? -
Swisher, K.D., Munyaneza, J.E. 2015. Zebra Chip: What is the risk of disease transmission through potato tubers?. Meeting Proceedings. Pp 71-75.
First Report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ Associated with Psyllid-Infested Carrots in Germany -
Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Hommes, M., Willhauck, A., Buck, H., Meadow, R. 2015. First Report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ Associated with Psyllid-Infested Carrots in Germany. Plant Disease. 99:1269.
Potato psyllids and their bacterial allies: Two fronts in the war against zebra chip disease. -
Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Mustafa, T., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R. 2015. Potato psyllids and their bacterial allies: Two fronts in the war against zebra chip disease.. Meeting Proceedings. Pp 1-5.
Assessing transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ haplotypes through seed potato -
Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D. 2015. Assessing transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ haplotypes through seed potato . Meeting Proceedings. pp. 59-62.
Liberibacter transmission efficiency among potato psyllid haplotypes -
Mustafa, T., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Horton, D.R., Zack, R. 2015. Liberibacter transmission efficiency among potato psyllid haplotypes. Meeting Proceedings. pp. 68-71.
Assessing reproduction of potato psyllid haplotypes -
Mustafa, T., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Zack, R.S. 2015. Assessing reproduction of potato psyllid haplotypes. Meeting Proceedings. pp. 72-76.
Non-potato host plants of potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest: a year-round complication? -
Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Wohleb, C., Waters, T., Jensen, A. 2015. Non-potato host plants of potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest: a year-round complication?. Potato Progress. 15:2.
Wolbachia infection differs among divergent mitochondrial haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Mustafa, T., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R. 2015. Wolbachia infection differs among divergent mitochondrial haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108(2):137-145.
Interhaplotype fertility and host effects of potato and bittersweet nightshade on selected reproductive traits of three haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) -
Mustafa, T., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Zack, R.S., Munyaneza, J.E. 2015. Interhaplotype fertility and host effects of potato and bittersweet nightshade on selected reproductive traits of three haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Environmental Entomology. 44:300-308.
First report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' on carrot in Africa -
Wolbachia-infection differs among potato psyllid haplotypes -
Cooper, W.R., Mustafa, T., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R. 2015. Wolbachia-infection differs among potato psyllid haplotypes. American Journal of Potato Research. 92:182.
Absence of photoperiod effects on mating and ovarian maturation by three haplotypes of potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) -
Horton, D.R., Miliczky, E., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Jensen, A. 2014. Absence of photoperiod effects on mating and ovarian maturation by three haplotypes of potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Journal of British Columbia Entomological Society. 111:1-2.
Latent period and transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by the potato psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) -
Sengoda, V.G., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Henne, D.C., Munyaneza, J.E. 2014. Latent period and transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by the potato psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). PLoS One. 9(3):e93475.
Assessing potato psyllid haplotypes in potato crops in the Pacific Northwestern United States -
Swisher, K.D., Sengoda, V.G., Dixon, J., Munyaneza, J.E., Murphy, A.F., Rondon, S.I., Thompson, B., Karasev, A.V., Wenninger, E.J., Olsen, N., Crosslin, J. 2014. Assessing potato psyllid haplotypes in potato crops in the Pacific Northwestern United States. American Journal of Potato Research. DOI:10.1007/s12230-014-9378-8.
Liberibacter-associated disease occurrence in Central America -
What is the source of potato psyllids colonizing Washington, Oregon, and Idaho potato fields? -
Horton, D.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Echegaray, E., Murphy, A., Rondon, S., Sengoda, V., Neven, L.G., Jensen, A. 2014. What is the source of potato psyllids colonizing Washington, Oregon, and Idaho potato fields?. Potato Progress. 14(2): 1-7.
Seasonal dispersal of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, into potato crops -
Nelson, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Crosslin, J., Munyaneza, J.E. 2014. Seasonal dispersal of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, into potato crops. Southwestern Entomologist. 39:177-186.
Restriction digestion method for haplotyping the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli -
Swisher, K.D., Crosslin, J. 2014. Restriction digestion method for haplotyping the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli. Southwestern Entomologist. 39:49-56.
Haplotypes of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, on the wild host plant, Solanum dulcamara, in the Pacific Northwestern United States -
Swisher, K.D., Sengoda, V., Dixon, J.A., Echegaray, E., Murphey, A., Rondon, S., Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J. 2013. Haplotypes of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, on the wild host plant, Solanum dulcamara, in the Pacific Northwestern United States. American Journal of Potato Research. 90:570-577.
Haplotyping studies of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, in Mexico and Central America -
Swisher, K.D., Arp, A., Bextine, B., Aguilar Alvarez, E., Crosslin, J., Munyaneza, J.E. 2013. Haplotyping studies of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, in Mexico and Central America. Southwestern Entomologist. 38:201-208.
Temporal analysis of potato psyllid haplotypes in the United States -
Swisher, K.D., Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J. 2013. Temporal analysis of potato psyllid haplotypes in the United States. Environmental Entomology. 42:381-393.
A rapid method for preparation of nucleic acid extracts from potato psyllids for detection of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solancearum' and molecular analysis -
Crosslin, J., Swisher, K.D., Hamlin, L.L. 2013. A rapid method for preparation of nucleic acid extracts from potato psyllids for detection of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solancearum' and molecular analysis. Southwestern Entomologist. 38:41-48.
High resolution melting analysis of the cytochrome oxidase I gene identifies three haplotypes of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, in the United States -
Swisher, K.D., Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J. 2012. High resolution melting analysis of the cytochrome oxidase I gene identifies three haplotypes of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, in the United States. Environmental Entomology. 41:1019-1028.
Last Modified: 5/2/2016
Footer Content Back to Top of Page