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Lesley Schumacher (PhD)
Crop Genetics and Breeding Research
Research Plant Pathologist

Phone: ((22) 9) -3862
Fax: ((22) 9) -3872

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Projects
Practices for Management of Predominant Nematodes and Fungal Diseases for Sustainable Soybean Production
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 441689
Integrated Management of Nematodes in Southeastern Field Crops
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 441866

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Long-term integration of bahiagrass into a cover-cropped and strip-tilled peanut-cotton rotation has a limited effect on soil carbon and fertility Reprint Icon - (Research Notes)
Maltais-Landry, G., James, M., Wilson, C., Schumacher, L.A., Grabau, Z., Sidhu, S., George, S. 2023. Long-term integration of bahiagrass into a cover-cropped and strip-tilled peanut-cotton rotation has a limited effect on soil carbon and fertility. Soil Science Society of America Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20602.
Susceptibility of seven strawberry cultivars to Belonolaimus longicaudatus and interaction with Phytophthora cactorum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliveira, C.J., Van Santen, E., Marin, M., Schumacher, L.A., Peres, N.A., Desaeger, J. 2023. Susceptibility of seven strawberry cultivars to Belonolaimus longicaudatus and interaction with Phytophthora cactorum. Nematology. 2023:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1163/15685411-bja10237.
The impact of cover crop management decisions on nematode reproduction rates Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Pate, S.N., Kelly, H.M., Schumacher, L.A. 2023. The impact of cover crop management decisions on nematode reproduction rates. Phytopathology. 113:51.11. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-113-1-S1.1.
Impact of cover crop implications on the soil faunal community - (Proceedings)
Pate, S.N., Kelly, H.M., Schumacher, L.A. 2023. Impact of cover crop implications on the soil faunal community. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, 2023 Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference. 632-637
Effects of grass-based crop rotation, nematicide, and irrigation on the nematode community in cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schumacher, L.A., Grabau, Z.J., Wright, D.L., Small, I.M., Liao, H. 2022. Effects of grass-based crop rotation, nematicide, and irrigation on the nematode community in cotton. Journal of Nematology. 54(1):3922. https://doi.org/10.2478/jofnem-2022-0046.
Charcoal rot severity and soybean yield responses to planting date, irrigation, and genotypes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mengistu, A., Kelly, H.M., Read, Q.D., Ray, J.D., Bellaloui, N., Schumacher, L.A. 2023. Charcoal rot severity and soybean yield responses to planting date, irrigation, and genotypes. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-06-22-1329-RE.
Soybean cyst nematode of soybean: A diagnostic guide Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahecha-Garnica, S., Ye, W., Schumacher, L.A., Gorny, A.M. 2022. Soybean cyst nematode of soybean: A diagnostic guide. Plant Health Progress. 23:507-513. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-11-21-0138-DG.
Nematode vertical distribution in peanut-cotton cropping systems - (Abstract Only)
Evaluation of three common root extraction methods for Rotylenchulus reniformis recovery from cotton roots Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schumacher, L.A., Grabau, Z.J. 2022. Evaluation of three common root extraction methods for Rotylenchulus reniformis recovery from cotton roots. Plant Health Progress. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-11-21-0135-RS.
Feeding selectivity of Aphelenchoides besseyi and A. pseudogoodeyi on fungi associated with Florida strawberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliveira, C.J., Schumacher, L.A., Peres, N.A., Brito, J.A., Suarez, M., Desaeger, J. 2022. Feeding selectivity of Aphelenchoides besseyi and A. pseudogoodeyi on fungi associated with Florida strawberry. Plant Disease. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-21-2463-RE.
Soybean Variety Tests in Tennessee - (Other)
Sykes, V., Blair, R., Kelly, H., Schumacher, L.A., Wilson, A., Pantalone, V. 2021. Soybean Variety Tests in Tennessee. Extension Reports. PB 1889 1-112 https://search.utcrops.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Soybean_2021.pdf.
Vertical distribution of nematodes in peanut-cotton cropping systems Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Schumacher, L.A., Grabau, Z.J. 2021. Vertical distribution of nematodes in peanut-cotton cropping systems. Journal of Nematology. 53:1-32. https://doi.org/10.21307/jofnem-2021-095.
Integrating perennial bahiagrass into the conventional rotation of cotton and peanut enhances interactions between microbial and nematode communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, K., Schumacher, L.A., Maltais-Landry, G., Grabau, Z., George, S., Wright, D., Small, I., Liao, H. 2021. Integrating perennial bahiagrass into the conventional rotation of cotton and peanut enhances interactions between microbial and nematode communities. Applied Soil Ecology. 170(2022). Article 104254. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2021.104254.