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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Andrew L Stone (Andy)
Foreign Disease-weed Science Research
Biologist

Phone: (301) 619-7308
Fax: (301) 619-2880

Room 240
1301 DITTO AVENUE
BLDG 1301
FORT DETRICK , MD 217025023


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Insect E-probe Diagnostic Nucleic acid Analysis (EDNA): the application of a novel bioinformatic tool to detection of vectors and pathogens in individual insect and simulated insect trap metagenomes -
Schneider, W.L., Stone, A.L., Sherman, D.J., Wight-Malapi, M., Andreason, S.A., Daniels, J., Ochoa Corona, F., Crouch, J., Wayadande, A. 2015. Insect E-probe Diagnostic Nucleic acid Analysis (EDNA): the application of a novel bioinformatic tool to detection of vectors and pathogens in individual insect and simulated insect trap metagenomes. Phytopathology. 105: S4:124.
Identification and molecular characterization of nuclear Citrus leprosis virus, an unassigned Dichorhavirus genus member associated with citrus leprosis disease in Mexico -
Roy, A., Stone, A.L., Shao, J.Y., Colina, G., Wei, G., Choudary, N., Achor, D., Nakhla, M., Levy, L., Hartung, J.S., Schneider, W.L., Brlansky, R. 2015. Identification and molecular characterization of nuclear Citrus leprosis virus, an unassigned Dichorhavirus genus member associated with citrus leprosis disease in Mexico. Virus Research. 105:564-575.
First report of citrus leprosis virus nuclear type in Colombia -
Roy, A., Leon, M., Stone, A.L., Schneider, W.L., Hartung, J.S., Brlansky, R. 2014. First report of citrus leprosis virus nuclear type in Colombia. Plant Disease. 98:1162.
Genome assembly of citurs leprosis virus nuclear type reveals a close association with orchid fleck virus Reprint Icon -
Roy, A., Choudary, N., Colina, G., Stone, A.L., Shao, J.Y., Levy, L., Nakhla, M., Hollingsworth, C., Hartung, J.S., Schneider, W.L., Brlansky, R. 2013. Genome assembly of citurs leprosis virus nuclear type reveals a close association with orchid fleck virus. Genome Announcements. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00519-13.
Development of primers and probes for genus and species specific detection of 'Candidatus Liberibacter species' by real-time PCR Reprint Icon -
Ananthakrishnan, G., Choudhary, N., Roy, A., Sengoda, V.G., Postnikova, E.N., Hartung, J.S., Stone, A.L., Damsteegt, V.D., Schneider, W.L., Munyaneza, J.E., Brlansky, R.H. 2013. Development of primers and probes for genus and species specific detection of 'Candidatus Liberibacter species' by real-time PCR. Plant Disease. 97:1235-1243.
A previously undescribed potyvirus isolated and characterized from arborescent Brugmansia Reprint Icon -
Damsteegt, V.D., Stone, A.L., Smith, O.P., Mcdaniel, L., Sherman, D.J., Dardick, C.D., Hammond, J., Jordan, R.L., Schneider, W.L. 2013. A previously undescribed potyvirus isolated and characterized from arborescent Brugmansia. Archives of Virology. 158:1235-1244.
Molecular analysis of Soybean dwarf virus isolates in the eastern United States confirms the presence of both D and Y strains and provides evidence of mixed infections and recombination -
Schneider, W.L., Damsteegt, V.D., Stone, A.L., Kuhlman, M., Bunyard, B., Sherman, D.J., Graves, M., Smythers, G., Smith, O., Hatziloukas, E. 2011. Molecular analysis of Soybean dwarf virus isolates in the eastern United States confirms the presence of both D and Y strains and provides evidence of mixed infections and recombination. Virology. 412: 46-54.
Molecular, ultrastructural and biological characterization of Pennsylvania isolates of plum pox potyvirus (PPV) -
Schneider, W.L., Damsteegt, V.D., Gildow, F.E., Stone, A.L., Sherman, D.J., Levy, L.E., Mavrodieva, V., Richwine, N., Welliver, R., Luster, D.G. 2011. Molecular, ultrastructural and biological characterization of Pennsylvania isolates of plum pox potyvirus (PPV). Phytopathology. 94:528-533.
Acquistion and transmissibility of United States Soybean dwarf virus isolates by the soybean aphid Aphis glycines -
Damsteegt, V.D., Stone, A.L., Kuhlmann, M., Gildow, F.E., Domier, L.L., Sherman, D.J., Tian, B., Schneider, W.L. 2011. Acquistion and transmissibility of United States Soybean dwarf virus isolates by the soybean aphid Aphis glycines. Plant Disease. 95: 945-950.
Analysis of visual symptomatology in peach and plum inoculated with U.S. PPV isolates -
Younkins, A.A., Stone, A.L., Sherman, D.J., Schneider, W.L., Scorza, R., Damsteegt, V.D. 2010. Analysis of visual symptomatology in peach and plum inoculated with U.S. PPV isolates. Phytopathology. 100:S209.
The relevance of Murraya paniculata and related species as potential hosts and inoculum reservoirs of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, causal agent of Huanglongbing (HLB) -
Damsteegt, V.D., Postnikova, E.N., Stone, A.L., Kuhlmann, M., Wilson, C., Sechler, A.J., Schaad, N.W., Brlansky, R.H., Schneider, W.L. 2010. The relevance of Murraya paniculata and related species as potential hosts and inoculum reservoirs of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, causal agent of Huanglongbing (HLB). Plant Disease. 94:528-533.
An improved method of DNA extraction from Diaphorina citri for HLB detection -
Postnikova, E.N., Stone, A.L., Wilson, C.M., Sherman, D.J., Sechler, A.J., Schuenzel, E., Schaad, N.W., Schneider, W.L., Damsteegt, V.D. 2009. An improved method of DNA extraction from Diaphorina citri for HLB detection. Phytopathology. 99:S104.
Preliminary evidence for mixed populations of Ca. Liberibacter species in Huanglongbing infections -
Postnikova, E.N., Stone, A.L., Wilson, C.M., Sherman, D.J., Sechler, A.J., Schuenzel, E., Schaad, N.W., Schneider, W.L., Damsteegt, V.D. 2009. Preliminary evidence for mixed populations of Ca. Liberibacter species in Huanglongbing infections. Phytopathology. 99:S205.
Cultivation of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and Ca. L. americanus associated with Huanglongbing -
Sechler, A.J., Schuenzel, E., Cooke, P.H., Donnua, S., Thaveechai, N., Postnikova, E.N., Stone, A.L., Schneider, W.L., Damsteegt, V.D., Schaad, N.W. 2009. Cultivation of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and Ca. L. americanus associated with Huanglongbing. Phytopathology. 99:480-486.
IDENTIFICATION OF A MUTATION IN THE PLUM POX POTYVIRUS NIB GENE ASSOCIATED WITH ADAPTATION TO PEA (PISUM SATIVUM) -
Wallis, C.M., Schneider, W.L., Stone, A.L., Sherman, D.J., Damsteegt, V.D., Gildow, F.E. 2007. Identification of a mutation in the plum pox potyvirus nib gene associated with adaptation to pea (pisum sativum). Journal of General Virology. 88:2839-2845.
Murraya paniculata (orange jasmine), a host and possible inoculum reservoir for Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, causal agent of Huanglongbing -
Damsteegt, V.D., Schneider, W.L., Stone, A.L. 2007. Murraya paniculata (orange jasmine), a host and possible inoculum reservoir for Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, causal agent of Huanglongbing. Phytopathology. 97:S26 . Phytopathology.
PRUNUS HOST RANGE OF PLUM POX VIRUS (PPV) IN THE UNITED STATES BY APHID AND GRAFT INOCULATION -
Damsteegt, V.D., Scorza, R., Stone, A.L., Schneider, W.L., Webb, K.K., Demuth, M.A., Gildow, F.E. 2007. Prunus host range of plum pox virus (ppv) in the United States by aphid and graft inoculation. Plant Disease. 91:18-23
QUANTIFICATION OF POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE STRAND RATIOS FOR PLUM POX VIRUS BY REAL-TIME FLUORESCENT REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION-PCR -
IN PLANTA INTERACTIONS OF THREE PLUM POX POTYVIRUS STRAINS WITHIN CULTIVAR LOVELL PEACH SEEDLINGS -
Damsteegt, V.D., Stone, A.L., Sherman, D.J., Schneider, W.L., Gildow, F., Luster, D.G. 2005. In planta interactions of three plum pox potyvirus strains within cultivar Lovell peach seedlings[abstract]. Phytopathology. 95:S22.
PLUM POX POTYVIRUS POPULATION DIVERSITY IN PENNSYLVANIA, IN SINGLE ORCHARDS, AND IN INDIVIDUAL REPLICATING POPULATIONS -
Schneider, W.L., Sherman, D.J., Stone, A.L., Buckley, K., Damsteegt, V.D. 2005. Plum pox potyvirus population diversity in Pennsylvania, in single orchards, and in individual replicating populations [abstract]. Phytopathology. 95:S94.
THE SOYBEAN APHID, APHIS GLYCINES, A NEW VECTOR OF ENDEMIC DWARFING AND YELLOWING ISOLATES OF SOYBEAN DWARF LUTEOVIRUS -
Damsteegt, V.D., Stone, A.L., Schneider, W.L., Sherman, D.J., Gildow, F.E., Luster, D.G. 2005. The soybean aphid, Aphis glycines, a new vector of endemic dwarfing and yellowing isolates of soybean dwarf luteovirus [abstracr]. Phytopathology. 95:S22.
TRANSMISSION OF TWO NORTH AMERICAN ISOLATES OF PLUM POX VIRUS: IDENTIFICATION OF APHID VECTORS AND SPECIES-SPECIFIC TRANSMISSION FROM INFECTED STONE FRUITS -
Gildow, F.E., Damsteegt, V.D., Stone, A.L., Schneider, W.L., Luster, D.G., Levy, L. 2004. Transmission of two north american isolates of plum pox virus: identification of aphid vectors and species-specific transmission from infected stone fruits. Acta Horticulture 657:207-212
POTENTIAL PRUNUS HOST RANGE OF PPV-PENN ISOLATES BY APHID TRANSMISSION -
Damsteegt, V.D., Stone, A.L., Gildow, F.E., Schneider, W.L., Luster, D.G. 2004. Potential prunus host range of ppv-penn isolates by aphid transmission. Acta Horticulture 657:201-206
TRANSMISSION OF THREE NORTH AMERICAN ISOLATES OF PLUM POX VIRUS: IDENTIFICATION OF APHID VECTORS AND SPECIES-SPECIFIC TRANSMISSION FROM INFECTED STONE FRUITS -
Gildow, F., Damsteegt, V.D., Stone, A.L., Schneider, W.L., Luster, D.G., Levy, L. 2004. Transmission of three north american isolates of plum pox virus: identification of aphid vectors and species-specific transmission from infected stone fruits. Acta Horticulture 657:207-212
DETECTION AND QUANTIFICATION OF PLUM POX POTYVIRUS IN APHID VECTORS BY REAL-TIME FLUORESCENT REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION-PCR -
Acta Horticulture 657:135-140
PLUM POX IN NORTH AMERICA: IDENTIFICATION OF APHID VECTORS AND A ROLE FOR FRUIT IN VIRUS SPREAD -
Gildow, F., Damsteegt, V.D., Stone, A.L., Schneider, W.L., Luster, D.G., Levy, L. 2004. Plum pox in north america: identification of aphid vectors and a role for fruit in virus spread. Phytopathology. 94:868-874.
SPECIFIC DETECTION AND QUANTIFICATION OF PLUM POX POTYVIRUS BY REAL-TIME FLUORESCENT REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION-PCR -
Schneider, W.L., Sherman, D.J., Stone, A.L., Damsteegt, V.D., Frederick, R.D. 2004. Specific detection and quantification of plum pox potyvirus by real-time fluorescent reverse transcription-PCR. Journal of Virological Methods.120:97-105.
COMPARATIVE HOST RANGE OF U.S. ISOLATES OF PLUM POX VIRUS AMONG PRUNUS AND OTHER WOODY PLANT SPECIES FOLLOWING GRAFT INOCULATION OR APHID TRANSMISSION -
Damsteegt, V.D., Scorza, R., Gildow, F.E., Schneider, W.L., Stone, A.L., Luster, D.G. 2004. Comparative host range of U.S. isolates of plum pox virus among Prunus and other woody plant species following graft inoculation or aphid transmission. Phytopathology. 94:S24.
DETECTION AND QUANTIFICATION OF PLUM POX POTYVIRUS DOUBLE-STRANDED RNA WITH REAL-TIME PCR -
Schneider, W.L., Stone, A.L., Sherman, D.J., Damsteegt, V.D. 2004. Detection and quantification of plum pox potyvirus double-stranded RNA with real-time PCR. Phytopathology. 94:S93.
HOST ADAPTATION AND MEMORY IN PLUM POX POTYVIRUS POPULATIONS -
Schneider, W.L., Stone, A.L., Wallis, C., Sherman, D.J., Shank, K., Damsteegt, V.D., Gildow, F. 2003. Host adaptation and memory in plum pox potyvirus populations. Phytopathology 93:S100.
POTENTIAL PRUNUS HOST RANGE OF PPV-PENN ISOLATES BY APHID TRANSMISSION -
Damsteegt, V.D., Stone, A.L., Gildow, F.E., Schneider, W.L., Luster, D.G. 2004. Potential prunus host range of ppv-penn isolates by aphid transmission. Acta Horticulture Proceedings. p. 46.
SPECIFIC DETECTION AND QUANTIFICATION OF PLUM POX POTYVIRUS BY REAL-TIME FLUORESCENT RT-PCR -
APHID VECTOR COMPETENCE AND TRANSMISSION OF PENNSYLVANIA ISOLATES OF PLUM POX VIRUS FROM INFECTED PEACH FRUIT -
GILDOW, F.E., DAMSTEEGT, V.D., STONE, A.L., LUSTER, D.G. APHID VECTOR COMPETENCE AND TRANSMISSION OF PENNSYLVANIA ISOLATES OF PLUM POX VIRUS FROM INFECTED PEACH FRUIT. AMERICAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ABSTRACTS. 2002.
THE VERSATILITY OF PRUNUS TOMENTOSA AS A BIOINDICATOR OF VIRUSES -
THE VERSATILITY OF PRUNUS TOMENTOSA AS A BIOINDICATOR OF VIRUSES -
SOYBEAN DWARF BEAN LEAF ROLL AND BEET WESTERN YELLOWS LUTEOVIRUSES IN SOUTHEASTERN U.S. WHITE CLOVER -
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