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Mark D Azevedo
Forage Seed and Cereal Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (541) 738-4152
Fax: (541) 738-4160

3450 SW CAMPUS WAY
CORVALLIS, OR 973318539

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A method to select for root chelation activity in annual ryegrass - (Abstract Only)
Stem rust resistance in USDA perennial ryegrass germplasm - (Abstract Only)
Genetic diversity of Puccinia graminis f. sp. lolii from the Willamette Valley - (Abstract Only)
Breeding for soft seeded non shattering hairy vetch (Vicia villosa L.) - (Abstract Only)
Riday, H., Kucek, L.K., Douglas, J.L., Carr, B., Young-Mathews, A., Bhamidimarri, S., Hayes, R.J., Azevedo, M.D., Trammell, M., Monteros, M., Mirsky, S.B., Wiering, N.P., Bickhart, D.M., Sullivan, M.L., Ehlke, N., Englert, J.S. 2019. Breeding for soft seeded non shattering hairy vetch (Vicia villosa L.). National Association of Plant Breeders. 25 to 29 August 2019.
Negative regulation of Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF) production in Pseudomonas fluorescens WH6 by a putative extracytoplasmic function sigma factor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trippe, K.M., Okrent, R.A., Halgren, A.B., Azevedo, M.D., Chang, J.H., Mills, D.I., Maselko, M.B., Armstrong, D.J., Banowetz, G.M. 2014. Negative regulation of Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF) production in Pseudomonas fluorescens WH6 by a putative extracytoplasmic function sigma factor. Microbiology. 160(11):2432-2442.
Pseudomonas fluorescens SBW25 produces furanomycin, a non-proteinogenic amino acid with selective antimicrobial properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trippe, K.M., Mcphail, K., Armstrong, D., Azevedo, M.D., Banowetz, G.M. 2013. Pseudomonas fluorescens SBW25 produces furanomycin, a non-proteinogenic amino acid with selective antimicrobial properties. BMC Microbiology. 13:263.
Development and application of a quantitative assay amenable for high-throughput screening to target the type II secretion system for new treatments against plant-pathogenic bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tran, N., Zielkel, R.A., Vining, O.B., Azevedo, M.D., Armstrong, D.J., Banowetz, G.M., Mcphail, K.L., Sikora, A.E. 2013. Development and application of a quantitative assay amenable for high-throughput screening to target the type II secretion system for new treatments against plant-pathogenic bacteria. Journal of Biomolecular Screening. 18(8):921-929.
Genetics of Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF) production by Pseudomonas fluorescens WH6: Identification of a gene cluster essential for GAF biosynthesis. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halgren, A., Maselko, M.B., Azevedo, M.D., Mills, D., Armstrong, D.J., Banowetz, G.M. 2013. Genetics of Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF) production by Pseudomonas fluorescens WH6: Identification of a gene cluster essential for GAF biosynthesis.. Microbiology. 159:36-45.
The Pseudomonas aeruginosa oxyvinylglycine L-2-amino-4-methoxy-trans-3-butenoic acid inhibits growth of Erwinia amylovora and acts as a weak seed germination-arrest factor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, X., Azevedo, M.D., Armstrong, D.J., Banowetz, G.M., Reimmann, C. 2013. The Pseudomonas aeruginosa oxyvinylglycine L-2-amino-4-methoxy-trans-3-butenoic acid inhibits growth of Erwinia amylovora and acts as a weak seed germination-arrest factor. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 5:83-89.
Selective inhibition of Erwinia amylovora by the herbicidally-active Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF) produced by Pseudomonas bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halgren, A.B., Azevedo, M.D., Mills, D.I., Armstrong, D., Thimmaiah, M., Mcphail, K., Banowetz, G.M. 2011. Selective inhibition of Erwinia amylovora by the herbicidally-active Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF) produced by Pseudomonas bacteria. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 111: 949-959.
4-Formylaminooxyvinylglycine, an Herbicidal Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF) from Pseudomonas Rhizosphere Bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcphail, K.L., Armstrong, D.J., Azevedo, M.D., Banowetz, G.M., Mills, D.J. 2010. 4-Formylaminooxyvinylglycine, an Herbicidal Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF) from Pseudomonas Rhizosphere Bacteria. Journal of Natural Products. 73:1853-1857.
Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF): 3. Determination that the herbicidal activity of GAF is associated with a ninhydrin-reactive compound and counteracted by selected amino acids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, D., Azevedo, M.D., Mills, D., Bailey, B., Russell, B., Groenig, A., Halgren, A.B., Banowetz, G.M., Mcphail, K. 2009. Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF): 3. Determination that the herbicidal activity of GAF is associated with a ninhydrin-reactive compound and counteracted by selected amino acids. Biological Control. 51:181-190.
Germination Arrest Factor (GAF): 2. Physical and chemical properties of a novel, naturally-occurring herbicide produced by Pseudomonas fluorescens strain WH6. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banowetz, G.M., Azevedo, M.D., Armstrong, D., Mills, D. 2009. Germination Arrest Factor (GAF): 2. Physical and chemical properties of a novel, naturally-occurring herbicide produced by Pseudomonas fluorescens strain WH6.. Biological Control. 50:103-110.
Germination Arrest Factor (GAF): A Naturally Occurring Herbicide that Targets Grassy Weeds ()
Banowetz, G.M., Azevedo, M.D., Armstrong, D.J., Halgren, A.B., Mills, D.I. Germination Arrest Factor (GAF): A Naturally Occurring Herbicide that Targets Grassy Weeds. Seed Production Research at Oregon State University. 2009. p. 101-103.
Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF): Biological properties of a novel, naturally-occurring herbicide produced by selected isolates of rhizosphere bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banowetz, G.M., Azevedo, M.D., Armstrong, D.J., Halgren, A.B., Mills, D.I. 2008. Germination-Arrest Factor (GAF): Biological properties of a novel, naturally-occurring herbicide produced by selected isolates of rhizosphere bacteria. Biological Control.46:380-390.
Neotyphodium endophytes in tall fescue seed: infection frequencies after seed production and prolonged cold storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clement, S.L., Martin, R.C., Dombrowski, J.E., Elberson, L.R., Kynaston, M., Azevedo, M.D. 2008. Neotyphodium endophytes in tall fescue seed: infection frequencies after seed production and prolonged cold storage. Seed Science and Technology 36:710-720.
Morphological adaptations of hot springs panic grass (Dichanthelium lanigunosum var sericeum (Schmoll) to thermal stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banowetz, G.M., Azevedo, M.D., Stout, R. 2008. Morphological adaptations of hot springs panic grass (Dichanthelium lanigunosum var sericeum (Schmoll) to thermal stress. Journal of Thermal Biology. V33, P 106-116.
TEMPERATURE-INDUCED INCREASE IN CELLULAR CHELATION POTENTIAL ASSOCIATED WITH REDUCED THERMOTOLERANCE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banowetz, G.M., Azevedo, M.D., El Nashaar, H., Martin, R.C., Stout, R. 2006. Temperature-induced increase in cellular chelation potential associated with reduced thermotolerance. Journal of Thermal Biology. 32:12-19
A sensitive PCR-based assay to detect Neotyphodium fungi in seed and plant tissue of tall fescue and ryegrass spp. ()
Dombrowski, J.E., Baldwin, J.C., Azevedo, M.D., Banowetz, G.M. 2006. A sensitive PCR-based assay to detect Neotyphodium fungi in seed and plant tissue of tall fescue and ryegrass spp. Seed Production Research at Oregon State University. EXT/CRS V 125 4/06 P. 52-55.
A SENSITIVE PCR-BASED ASSAY TO DETECT NEOTYPHODIUM FUNGI IN SEED AND PLANT TISSUE OF TALL FESCUE AND RYEGRASS SPP - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dombrowski, J.E., Baldwin, J.C., Azevedo, M.D., Banowetz, G.M. 2006. A sensitive pcr-based assay to detect neotyphodium fungi in seed and plant tissue of tall fescue and ryegrass spp. Crop Science.46:1064-1070.
PCR-BASED ASSAYS FOR THE DETECTION OF ENDOPHYTIC FUNGI IN GRASSES - (Abstract Only)
Baldwin, J.C., Dombrowski, J.E., Azevedo, M.D., Alderman, S.C., Banowetz, G.M. 2005. PCR-based assays for the detection of endophytic fungi in grasses. IN: Plant Biology Annual Meeting, July 16-20, 2005 in Seattle, WA. Abstract #1093.
MICROPLATE QUANTIFICATION OF PLANT LEAF SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banowetz, G.M., Dierksen, K.P., Azevedo, M.D., Stout, R. 2004. Microplate quantification of plant leaf superoxide dismutases. Analytical Biochemistry.332:314-320.
A NOVEL BIOHERBICIDE FOR CONTROL OF GRASSY WEEDS - (Abstract Only)
Mills, D., Armstrong, D., Azevedo, M.D., Banowetz, G.M. 2003. A novel bioherbicide for control of grassy weeds. International Congress of Plant Pathology Abstracts and Proceedings. p. 213-219.
HIGH RESOLUTION CHARACTERIZATION OF SOIL MICROBIAL DIVERSITY BY NUCLEIC ACID AND FATTY ACID ANALYSES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DIERKSEN, K.P., WHITTAKER, G.W., BANOWETZ, G.M., AZEVEDO, M.D., KENNEDY, A.C., STEINER, J.J., GRIFFITH, S.M. HIGH RESOLUTION CHARACTERIZATION OF SOIL MICROBIAL DIVERSITY BY NUCLEIC ACID AND FATTY ACID ANALYSES. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY. 2002. v. 34. p. 1853-1860.
HIGH RESOLUTION CHARACTERIZATION OF SOIL MICROBIAL DIVERSITY BY NUCLEIC ACID AND FATTY ACID ANALYSES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DIERKSEN, K.P., WHITTAKER, G.W., BANOWETZ, G.M., AZEVEDO, M.D., KENNEDY, A.C., STEINER, J.J., GRIFFITH, S.M. HIGH RESOLUTION CHARACTERIZATION OF SOIL MICROBIAL DIVERSITY BY NUCLEIC ACID AND FATTY ACID ANALYSES. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY. 2002. v.34. p. 1853-1860.
SEED YIELD RESPONSES OF FIVE GENOTYPES OF TALL FESCUE SUSCEPTIBLE OR RESISTANT TO STEM RUST WITH OR WITHOUT PROPICONAZOLE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
A STUDY OF THE FUNGAL ENDOPHYTE ACREMONIUM COENOPHIALUM IN THE ROOTS OF TALL FESCUE SEEDLINGS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)