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Brian Irish
Plant Germplasm Introduction and Testing Research
Geneticist

Phone: (509) 786-9316
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WASHINGTON STATE UNIV
24106 N Bunn Rd
PROSSER , WA 993500000
Projects
Management of Temperate-adapted Forage Legume Genetic Resources and Associated Information
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434246
Management of Priority Legume, Oilseed, Vegetable, Forage Grass, Sugar, Ornamental, and Medicinal Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434340
Collection, Management, and Utilization of Native Germplasm
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 428524
Acquire, Conserve, Distribute and Develop Native Plant Genetic Resources needed for Restoration on Public & Private Lands
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 431414
Spring Black Stem and Stemphylium Leaf Spot Resistance Screening in the USDA-ARS National Plant Germplasm System’s Medicago spp. Genetic Resources
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 435694

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Cacao genetic resources research at the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico -
Characterization of Fusarium spp. isolates recovered from bananas (Musa spp.) affected by Fusarium wilt in Puerto Rico -
Garcia, R.O., Rivera-Vargas, L.I., Ploetz, R., Correll, J.C., Irish, B.M. 2018. Characterization of Fusarium spp. isolates recovered from bananas (Musa spp.) affected by Fusarium wilt in Puerto Rico. European Journal of Plant Pathology. https://doi.org/10.1007/S10658-018-1503-y.
MGIS: Managing banana (Musa spp.) genetic resources information and high-throughput genotyping data -
Ruas, M., Guignon, V., Sempere, G., Sardos, J., Hueber, Y., Duverhey, H., Andrieu, A., Chase, R., Jenny, C., Hazekamp, T., Jelali, K., Adeka, J., Ayala Silva, T., Chao, C., Daniels, J., Dowlya, B., Effa Effa, B., Gueco, L., Kempenaers, E., Herradura, L., Ibobondji, L., Irish, B.M., Kilangi, J., Muhangi, S., Ngo Xuan, P., Paofa, J., Pavis, C., Sandoval Jorge, Sutanto, A., Thiemele, D., Tossou, C., Vangu Paka, G., Ganjun, Y., Van Den Houwe, I., Roux, N., Rouard, M. 2017. MGIS: Managing banana (Musa spp.) genetic resources information and high-throughput genotyping data. Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation. doi:10.1093/database/bax046.
Exploring bamboo leaf nutrient value in the US NPGS germplasm collection Reprint Icon -
Wang, M.L., Irish, B.M., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Davis, J., Hotchkiss, M.W., Harrison, M.L. 2017. Exploring bamboo leaf nutrient value in the US NPGS germplasm collection. Austin Food Sciences. 2(1):1030.
Monitoring the genetic integrity of Bioversity’s International Musa Germplasm Transit Centre: a foundation for the conservation and use of banana genetic resources -
hase, R., Ruas, M., Montalvo-Katz, S., Irish, B.M., Rios, C., Guignon, V., Lehrer, K., Christelova, P., Sardos, J., Van Denhouwe, I. 2017. Monitoring the genetic integrity of Bioversity’s International Musa Germplasm Transit Centre: a foundation for the conservation and use of banana genetic resources. EUCARPIA Conference, May 8-11, 2017, Montpellier, France.
Comparison of polyphenol concentration and composition between genetically diverse cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) accessions selected for high yield and disease resistance -
Lee, A.W., Moore, A., Tuzo, J., Neilson, A.P., Keefe, S.F., Arogo Ogejo, J., Irish, B.M., Stewart, A.C. 2017. Comparison of polyphenol concentration and composition between genetically diverse cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) accessions selected for high yield and disease resistance. The FASEB Journal. Vol 31, no. 1, Supplement 974.18.
Total leaf crude protein, amino acid composition and elemental content in the USDA-ARS bamboo germplasm collection -
Wang, M.L., Harrison, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Davis, J., Irish, B.M. 2017. Total leaf crude protein, amino acid composition and elemental content in the USDA-ARS bamboo germplasm collection. Plant Genetic Resources. doi: 10.1017/S1479262117000053.
Genetic diversity of naturalized cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) in Puerto Rico -
Cosme-Reyes, S.M., Cuevas, H.E., Zhang, D., Oleksyk, T.K., Irish, B.M. 2016. Genetic diversity of naturalized cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) in Puerto Rico. Tree Genetics and Genomes. doi: 10.1007/s11295-016-1045-4.
Characterization of the Musa spp. Taxonomic Reference Collection at the USDA-ARS, Tropical Agriculture Research Station. -
Irish, B.M., Rios, C., Roux, N. 2016. Characterization of the Musa spp. Taxonomic Reference Collection at the USDA-ARS, Tropical Agriculture Research Station.. Agricultural Research Service Publication. v.1.
Developing Single Nucleotide Polymorphism markers for the identification of Coffee germplasm -
Zhou, L., Vega, F.E., Tan, H., Ramirez Lluch, A., Meinhardt, L.W., Fang, W., Mischke, B.S., Irish, B.M., Zhang, D. 2016. Developing Single Nucleotide Polymorphism markers for the identification of Coffee germplasm. Tropical Plant Biology. 9:82-95.
Catalog of banana (Musa spp.) accessions maintained at the USDA-ARS, Tropical Agriculture Reserach Station -
Irish, B.M., Rios,C., Goenaga, R.J., Daniels, J. 2015. Catalog of banana (Musa spp.) accessions maintained at the USDA-ARS, Tropical Agriculture Reserach Station. Agricultural Research Service Publication. v. 1.
Register of new fruit and nut cultivars list 48. Banana, cacao, plantain -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J. 2016. Register of new fruit and nut cultivars list 48. Banana, cacao, plantain. HortScience. 51:622-628.
Environmental factors influencing the development of black leaf streak (Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet) on bananas in Puerto Rico. -
Lagerstroemia speciosa ‘Big Pink’, an improved pink flowered queen’s crape myrtle -
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2015. Lagerstroemia speciosa ‘Big Pink’, an improved pink flowered queen’s crape myrtle. HortScience. 50(10):1593-1594.
Development of a large set of microsatellite markers in Zapote Maney (Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) (H.E. Moore & Stearn) and their potential use in the study of the species -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Castillo, J.M., Sobolev, V., Blancarte-Jasso, N.H., Simpson, S.A., Ballard, L.L., Duke, M.V., Liu, X.F., Irish, B.M., Scheffler, B.E. 2015. Development of a large set of microsatellite markers in Zapote Maney (Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) (H.E. Moore & Stearn) and their potential use in the study of the species. Molecules. 20(60):11400-11417.
Horticultural traits associated with cacao accessions recommended for Puerto Rico -
In vitro seed germination and rootstock establishing for micrografting of Theobroma cacao L -
Jenderek, M.M., Holman, G.E., Irish, B.M., Souza Vidigal, F. 2015. In vitro seed germination and rootstock establishing for micrografting of Theobroma cacao L. Meeting Abstract. pp. 60. 2015 ASHS Conference, New Orleans, LA; August 4-7, 2015.
Diversity of the breadfruit complex (Artocarpus, Moraceae): Genetic characterization of critical germplasm -
Zerega, N., Wiesner-Hanks, T., Ragone, D., Irish, B.M., Scheffler, B.E., Simpson, S.A., Zee, F.T. 2015. Diversity of the breadfruit complex (Artocarpus, Moraceae): Genetic characterization of critical germplasm. Tree Genetics and Genomes. doi: 10.1007/s11295-014-0824-z.
Attracting Pollinators to Atemoya: Effects of lures and attractants on yield. -
Targeted parallel sequencing of the Musa species: searching for an alternative model system for polyploidy studies -
Ude, G.N., Acquaah, G., Irish, B.M., Das, A. 2014. Targeted parallel sequencing of the Musa species: searching for an alternative model system for polyploidy studies. African Journal of Biotechnology. 13(41):4052-4060.
Musa spp. germplasm management: microsatellite fingerprinting of USDA-ARS National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) collection -
Irish, B.M., Cuevas, H.E., Simpson, S.A., Scheffler, B.E., Sardos, J., Ploetz, R., Goenaga, R.J. 2014. Musa spp. germplasm management: microsatellite fingerprinting of USDA-ARS National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) collection. Crop Science. 54:2140-2151.
Evaluation and characterization of a genetically diverse Musa germplasm core subset. Reprint Icon -
Irish, B.M., Sardos, B.M., Roux, N., Goenaga, R.J. 2014. Evaluation and characterization of a genetically diverse Musa germplasm core subset.. HortScience 49(9)Supplement, American Society of Horticultural Sciences Annual Conference, S153.
Characterization of naturalized cacao populations in Puerto Rico -
Cosme-Reyes, S.M., Irish, B.M., Oleksyk, T., Zhang, D., Goenaga, R.J. 2014. Characterization of naturalized cacao populations in Puerto Rico. HortScience 49(9) Supplement, American Society of Horticultural Sciences Annual Conference. S249.
Evaluation and characterization in bananas (Musa ssp.) at the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station -
Evaluation of banana hybrids for tolerance to black leaf streak (Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet) in Puerto Rico -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J., Rios, C., Chavarria-Carvajal, J., Ploetz, R. 2013. Evaluation of banana hybrids for tolerance to black leaf streak (Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet) in Puerto Rico. Crop Protection Journal. 54:229-238.
Factors influencing the survival of developing embryos of theobroma cacao L. (Malvaceae) in cryogenic storage -
Crane, J., Irish, B.M., Walters, C.T. 2013. Factors influencing the survival of developing embryos of theobroma cacao L. (Malvaceae) in cryogenic storage. International Society for Horticultural Science Meeting. p. 72.
Amending storage vessel and media improves transfer interval of Musa spp. tissue culture plantlets -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J., Reed, B.M. 2014. Amending storage vessel and media improves transfer interval of Musa spp. tissue culture plantlets. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico. 97(1-2):1-3.
Development of microsatellite loci in Artocarpus altilis (Moraceae) and cross-amplification in congeneric species Reprint Icon -
Witherup, C., Ragone, D., Wiesner-Hanks, T., Irish, B.M., Scheffler, B.E., Simpson, S.A., Zee, F.T., Zuberi, M., Zerega, N. 2013. Development of microsatellite loci in Artocarpus altilis (Moraceae) and cross-amplification in congeneric species. Applications in Plant Sciences. 1(7):1200423. doi: org/10.3732/apps.1200423.
Attraction of pollinators to atemoya (Magnoliales: Annonaceae) in Puerto Rico: A synergetic approach using multiple nitidulid lures -
Jenkins, D.A., Cline, A., Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J. 2013. Attraction of pollinators to atemoya (Magnoliales: Annonaceae) in Puerto Rico: A synergetic approach using multiple nitidulid lures. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:305-310.
Attracting pollinators in atemoya: commercial lures act synergistically when combined -
Five-year agronomic and phenotypic data summary for a replicated cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) germplasm collection -
Genetic diversity, population structure, conservation and utilization of Theobroma cacao L., genetic resources in the Dominican Republic Reprint Icon -
Boza, E.J., Irish, B.M., Meerow, A.W., Rodriguez, O.A., Ventura-Lopez, M., Gomez, J.A., Moore, J.M., Zhang, D., Motamayor, J.C., Schnell Ii, R.J. 2012. Genetic diversity, population structure, conservation and utilization of Theobroma cacao L., genetic resources in the Dominican Republic. Tree Genetics and Genomes. Available:http://www.bionity.com/en/publications/424313/genetic-diversity-conservation-and-utilization-of-theobroma-cacao-l-genetic-resources-in-the-dominican-republic.html.
Genetic diversity assessment of Musa spp. germplasm using SSR markers -
Irish, B.M., Scheffler, B.E., Goenaga, R.J. 2012. Genetic diversity assessment of Musa spp. germplasm using SSR markers. HortScience 47(9):S342.
Effect of coconut palm proximities and Musa spp. germplasm resistance to colonization by Raoiella indica (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) -
Verle Rodriguez, J.C., Irish, B.M. 2011. Effect of coconut palm proximities and Musa spp. germplasm resistance to colonization by Raoiella indica (Acari: Tenuipalpidae). Experimental and Applied Acarology. DOI:10.1007/S10493-011-9484-Y.
Evaluation of Musa spp. hybrids for resistance to black Sigatoka, caused by Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet -
Irish, B.M., Chavarria-Carvajal, J., Ploetz, R., Goenaga, R.J. 2011. Evaluation of Musa spp. hybrids for resistance to black Sigatoka, caused by Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet. Phytopathology. 101(6):S277 (Supplement).
Molecular fingerprinting of cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) genetic resources in the Dominican Republic -
2011. Molecular fingerprinting of cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) genetic resources in the Dominican Republic. Meeting Abstract. XIX Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference, January 11-15, 2011, San Diego, CA..
Comparison of single nucleotide polymorphisms and simple sequence repeats in genotype identification and diversity assessment of cacao germplasm -
Zhang, D., Livingstone, D., Irish, B.M., Kuhn, D.N., Schnell II, R.J., Meinhardt, L.W. 2011. Comparison of single nucleotide polymorphisms and simple sequence repeats in genotype identification and diversity assessment of cacao germplasm. Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference. 2011.
Field Notes: Tunera diffusa 'Luisa' -
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2011. Field Notes: Tunera diffusa 'Luisa'. American Nurseryman. P.38.
'Luisa' Turnera Holds Great Potential -
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2011. 'Luisa' Turnera Holds Great Potential. Greenhouse Grower Magazine. http://www.greenhousegrower.com/magazine/?storyid=4203.
Batch Isolation of Microsatellites for Tropical Plant Species Pyrosequencing -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Irish, B.M., Ballard, L.L., Duke, M.V., Liu, X.F., Simpson, S.A., Scheffler, B.E. 2010. Batch Isolation of Microsatellites for Tropical Plant Species Pyrosequencing. Plant and Animal Genome. Abstract P089.
Turnera diffusa 'Luisa', a drought tolerant small shrub for warm climates -
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2010. Turnera diffusa 'Luisa', a drought tolerant small shrub for warm climates. HortScience. 45(12):1895-1896.
Raoiella Indica: Facing it -
Rodrigues, J., Colon, L.M., Pena, J.E., Irish, B.M., Roda, A., Ramirez, A. 2010. Raoiella Indica: Facing it. XIII International Congress of Acaraology - Abstract Book. P. 228.
Characterization of Mamey Sapote (Pouteria sapota [Jacq.] H.E. Moore & Stearn.) germplasm at the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J., Crespo, A., Wessel-Beaver, L. 2010. Characterization of Mamey Sapote (Pouteria sapota [Jacq.] H.E. Moore & Stearn.) germplasm at the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station. HortScience. 45(8):S022.
The Tropical Fruit Research Program of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station -
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A., Irish, B.M. 2010. The Tropical Fruit Research Program of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station. HortScience. 45(8)S263.
CACAO (THEOBROMA CACAO L.) GENETIC RESOURCES RESEARCH AT THE USDA-ARS TROPICAL AGRICULTURE RESEARCH STATION -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J., Schnell Ii, R.J., Motamayor, J., Brown, J.S., Zhang, D. 2010. CACAO (THEOBROMA CACAO L.) GENETIC RESOURCES RESEARCH AT THE USDA-ARS TROPICAL AGRICULTURE RESEARCH STATION. Proceedings of the International Cocoa Producer's Conference. PP. 417-423.
Microsatellite Fingerprinting of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station Cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) Germplasm Collection. -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga Portela, R.J., Zhang, D., Schnell Ii, R.J., Brown, J.S., Motamayor, J. 2010. Microsatellite Fingerprinting of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station Cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) Germplasm Collection. Crop Science. 50:656-667.
Amending Storage Vessel and Media Improves Subculture Interval of Musa sp. Tissue Culture Plantlets -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J., Reed, B.M. Amending Storage Vessel and Media Improves Subculture Interval of Musa sp. Tissue Culture Plantlets. HortScience, Vol. 44(4):1103.
TARS series of cacao germplasm selections -
Goenaga, R., Irizarry, H., Irish, B. 2009. TARS Series of Cacao Germplasm Selections. HortScience 44(3):826-827.
Ploidy level and genomic composition of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station Musa sp. Germplasm Collection -
Irish, B.M., Crespo, A., Goenaga, R.J., Ayala Silva, T., Niedz, R.P. 2009. Ploidy level and genomic composition of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station Musa sp. Germplasm Collection. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico, 93(1-2):1-22.
The National Plant Germplasm System: the subtropical and tropical fruit genebanks -
Ayala Silva, T., Schnell II, R.J., Goenaga, R.J., Zee, F.T., Irish, B.M. 2013. The National Plant Germplasm System: the subtropical and tropical fruit genebanks. Acta Horticulturae. 975:43-54.
Screening of plantain hybrids for resistance to Raoiella indica (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) and use of a systemic acaricide to control the mite -
Marengo, J.I., Colon, L., Irish, B.M., Rodrigues, J.V. 2008. Screening of plantain hybrids for resistance to Raoiella indica (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) and use of a systemic acaricide to control the mite. Entomological Society of America 56th Annual Meeting, Reno, NV, Nov 16-19. http://esa.confex.com/esa/2008/techprogram/paper_39202.htm.
The Tropical and Subtropical Germplasm Repositories of The National Germplasm System -
Ayala Silva, T., Schnell Ii, R.J., Meerow, A.W., Goenaga, R.J., Irish, B.M. 2008. The Tropical and Subtropical Germplasm Repositories of The National Germplasm System. Hortscience Proceedings.
Characterization of a resistance locus, Pfs-1, to Peronospora farinosa f. sp. spinaciae, and development of a marker linked to Pfs-1 -
Irish, B.M., Correll, J.C., Feng, C., De Los Reyes, B.G. 2008. Characterization of a resistance locus, Pfs-1, to Peronospora farinosa f. sp. spinaciae, and development of a marker linked to Pfs-1. Phytopathology. 98:894-900.
DEVELOPMENT OF A MICRO-FERMENTATION PROCESS FOR CACAO GERMPLASM EVALUATION -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J., Santiago, S., Seguine, E. 2008. Development of a Micro-fermentation process for cacao germplasm evaluation. Proceedings Undergraduate Research Program. Livestock and Environmental Group, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR. p.7-17
Microsatellite fingerprinting of the cacao (Theobroma cacao) germplasm collection at the USDA-ARS, Tropical Agriculture Reserarch Station. -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J., Schnell Ii, R.J., Motamayor, J.C., Brown, J.S., Zhang, D. 2007. Microsatellite fingerprinting of the cacao (Theobroma cacao) germplasm collection at the USDA-ARS, Tropical Agriculture Reserarch Station.. Caribbean Food Crops Society Proceedings 43:219.
The Tropical Fruit Research Program of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station -
Characterization of a resistance locus, Pfs-1, to Peronospora farinosa f. sp. spinaciae, and development of a marker linked to Pfs-1. -
Plant Exploration in tropical forests of Puerto Rico to collect ornamental germplasm. -
Ayala Silva, T., Meerow, A.W., Goenaga, R.J., Irish, B.M. 2007. Plant Exploration in tropical forests of Puerto Rico to collect ornamental germplasm.. Proc. Florida State Hort. Soc. 120:4-7.
Spinach downy mildew: overview of races and the development of molecular markers linked to major resistance genes. -
Correll, J. C., Feng, C., Irish, B. M., Koike, S. T., Morelock, T. E., Bentley, T. C., and Tomlinson, A. N. 2007. Spinach downy mildew: overview of races and the development of molecular markers linked to major resistance genes. In: Lebeda A. and Spencer, P., editors. Advances in Downy Mildew Research. Vol. 3 Proceedings of the 2nd International Downy Mildew Symposium. Palcky University in Olomouc and JOLA, v.o.s., Kostelec na Hane (Czech Republic). p.135-142.
THREE NEW RACES OF THE SPINACH DOWNY MILDEW PATHOGEN IDENTIFIED BY A MODIFIED SET OF SPINACH DIFFERENTIALS -
Irish, B.M., Correll, J.C., Koike, S.T., Morelock, T.E. 2007. Three new races of the spinach downy mildew pathogen identified by a modified set of spinach differentials. Plant Disease. 91(11):1392-1396.
Fruit and Nut Genebanks in the US National Plant Germplasm System -
Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Stover, E.W., Krueger, R., Forsline, P.L., Grauke, L.J., Zee, F.T., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2007. Fruit and Nut Genebanks in the US National Plant Germplasm System. Pomona.
GENOMIC COMPOSITION OF THE USDA-ARS TROPICAL AGRICULTURE RESEARCH STATION MUSA SP. GERMPLASM COLLECTION. -
FIRST REPORT OF PHYTOPHTHORA PALMIVORA, CAUSAL AGENT OF BLACK POD, ON CACAO (THEOBROMA CACAO L.) IN PUERTO RICO -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R., Park, S., Kang, S. 2007. First Report of Phytophthora palmivora, causal agent of black pod, on cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease. 91:1051.
Production Systems and Genetic Resource Management for Tropical/Subtropical Fruit Crops -
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A., Irish, B.M. 2006. Production Systems and Genetic Resource Management for Tropical/Subtropical Fruit Crops [abstract]. Interamerican Society of Tropical Horticulture Proceedings.
FRUIT AND NUT GENEBANKS IN THE US NATIONAL PLANT GERMPLASM SYSTEM -
Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Stover, E.W., Krueger, R., Forsline, P.L., Grauke, L.J., Zee, F.T., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2006. Fruit and nut genebanks in the us national plant germplasm system. HortScience. 41(5):1188-1194.
PHENOTYPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF THE USDA-ARS TROPICAL AGRICULTURE RESEARCH STATION BANANA GERMPLASM COLLECTION -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J. 2006. Phenotypic characterization of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station Banana Germplasm collection [abstract]. Caribbean Food Crops Society Proceedings. p. 388.
MYCOSPHAERELLA FIJIENSIS, CAUSAL AGENT OF BLACK SIGATOKA OF MUSA SPP., FOUND IN PUERTO RICO AND IDENTIFIED BY POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION -
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J., and Ploetz, R.C. 2006. Mycosphaerella fijiensis, Causal Agent of Black Sigatoka of Musa spp. found in Puerto Rico and Identified by Polymerase Chain Reaction. Plant Disease 90:684.