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Michael W Hotchkiss (Mike)
Fruit and Tree Nut Research
Plant Pathologist

Phone: (478) 956-6403
Fax: (478) 956-2929
Room 106

21 DUNBAR RD
BYRON, GA 310089805

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Rate of phosphonate affects control of scab on pecan ()
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Brock, J.H., Herrington, K., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2020. Rate of phosphonate affects control of scab on pecan. Pecan Grower. 32:33-45.
Rate of phosphonate affects control of scab on pecan ()
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Brock, J.H., Herrington, K., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2020. Rate of phosphonate affects control of scab on pecan. Pecan Grower. 32:33-45.
Evaluation of phosphite rate and application method to manage scab (Venturia effusa) on pecan (Carya illinoinensis) in Georgia - (Abstract Only)
The Effect of Tractor Speed and Spray Application Volume on Severity of Scab at Different Heights in Tall Pecan Trees - (Abstract Only)
The Effect of Tractor Speed, Volume and a Volute on Spray Deposition in Tall Pecan Trees - (Abstract Only)
The effect of tractor speed and canopy position on fungicide spray deposition and peach scab incidence and severity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Rains, G.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Chen, C., Brannen, P.M. 2020. The effect of tractor speed and canopy position on fungicide spray deposition and peach scab incidence and severity. Plant Disease. 104: 2014-2022. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-18-1950-RE.
Efficacy of new chemical fungicides for peach scab control in Georgia, 2019 ()
Brannen, P.M., Breeden, S., Warres, B., Winkles, J., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2020. Efficacy of new chemical fungicides for peach scab control in Georgia, 2019. Plant Disease Management Reports. 14:PF018.
A comparison of ground-based air-blast sprayer and aircraft application of fungicides to manage scab in tall pecan trees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2020. A comparison of ground-based air-blast sprayer and aircraft application of fungicides to manage scab in tall pecan trees. Plant Disease. 104:1675-1684. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-19-2345-RE.
Phosphite residue in nutmeats of pecan ()
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Brenneman, T.B. 2019. Phosphite residue in nutmeats of pecan. Pecan Grower. 31:21-30.
Efficacy of dormant and late dormant applications of mineral oil and chlorothalonil for peach scab control in Alabama, 2018 ()
Brannen, P.M., Sikora, E.J., Price, M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2019. Efficacy of dormant and late dormant applications of mineral oil and chlorothalonil for peach scab control in Alabama, 2018. Plant Disease Management Reports. 13:PF036.
Efficacy of a new chemical fungicides for peach scab control in Georgia, 2018 ()
Brannen, P.M., Baldino, K., Williamson, Z., Bock, C.H., Stokes, U.L., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2019. Efficacy of a new chemical fungicides for peach scab control in Georgia, 2018. Plant Disease Management Reports. 13:PF033.
Efficacy of new fungicides and Captan cover sprays for control of brown rot of peach in middle Georgia, 2018 ()
Brannen, .M., Baldino, K., Williamson, Z., Bock, C.H., Stokes, U.L., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2019. Efficacy of new fungicides and Captan cover sprays for control of brown rot of peach in middle Georgia, 2018. Plant Disease Management Reports. 13:PF034.
Efficacy of dormant and late dormant applications of mineral oil and chlorothalonil for peach scab control in Georgia, 2018 ()
Williamson, Z., Baldino, K., Glenn, T., Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2019. Efficacy of dormant and late dormant applications of mineral oil and chlorothalonil for peach scab control in Georgia, 2018. Plant Disease Management Reports. 13:PF035.
The effect of phosphonate rate on control of scab on pecan Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Herrington, K., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2019. The effect of phosphonate rate on control of scab on pecan. Crop Protection. 124:104823. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2019.05.017.
Number of applications and application date affect phosphonate residue in nutmeats of pecan Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Brenneman, T.B. 2019. Number of applications and application date affect phosphonate residue in nutmeats of pecan. Phytopathology. 109:S2.4. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-109-10-S2.192.
Higher rates of phosphonate improve efficacy against scab on pecan Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Herrington, K., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2019. Higher rates of phosphonate improve efficacy against scab on pecan. Phytopathology. 109:S2.57. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-109-10-S2.192.
Tractor speed and concentration of active ingredient affects the incidence and severity of scab on peach fruit Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Rains, G.C., Brannen, P.M., Hotchkiss, M.W., Chen, C. 2019. Tractor speed and concentration of active ingredient affects the incidence and severity of scab on peach fruit. Phytopathology. 109:S2.57. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-109-10-S2.192.
The effect of number of fungicide applications and application date on phosphonate residue in nutmeats of pecan Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Brenneman, T.B. 2019. The effect of number of fungicide applications and application date on phosphonate residue in nutmeats of pecan. Crop Protection. 122:70-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2019.04.020.
Pecan bacterial leaf scorch, caused by Xylella fastidiosa, is endemic in Georgia pecan orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Olive, J.E., Chen, C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Stevenson, K.L., Wang, X., Grauke, L.J., Hilton, A.E., Jo, Y., Randall, J.J. 2018. Pecan bacterial leaf scorch, caused by Xylella fastidiosa, is endemic in Georgia pecan orchards. Plant Health Progress. 19:284-287.
A comparison of organic fungicides: alternatives for reducing scab on pecan Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Brock, J.H., Brenneman, T.B., Wilkins, B., Wells, D.E., Wells, L., Mizell, R.F. 2019. A comparison of organic fungicides: alternatives for reducing scab on pecan. Organic Agriculture. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13165-018-0229-7.
Efficacy of Bordeaux mixture in reducing pecan scab in the southeastern U.S.A. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Wells, L., Brock, J., Brenneman, T.B., Mizell, R.F. 2019. Efficacy of Bordeaux mixture in reducing pecan scab in the southeastern U.S.A. Organic Agriculture. 9(2):189-198. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13165-018-0218-x.
Efficacy of Bordeaux mixture to control pecan scab in large-plot experiments - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wells, L., Mizell, R.F. 2018. Efficacy of Bordeaux mixture to control pecan scab in large-plot experiments [abstract]. International Congress of Plant Pathology Abstracts and Proceedings. 108:S1.154.
Comparing protection afforded by different organic alternatives to conventional fungicides for reducing scab on pecan - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Wilkins, B., Wells, D.E., Wells, L., Brock, J.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Mizell, R.F. 2018. Comparing protection afforded by different organic alternatives to conventional fungicides for reducing scab on pecan. International Congress of Plant Pathology Abstracts and Proceedings. 108:S1.154.
A comparison of ground-based air-blast sprayer and aircraft application of fungicides to manage scab in tall pecan trees - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2017. A comparison of ground-based air-blast sprayer and aircraft application of fungicides to manage scab in tall pecan trees. American Phytopathology Society. 107:S5.37.
Efficacy of a single late-dormant application of mineral oil plus chlorothalonil for control of peach scab, caused by Venturia carpophila - (Abstract Only)
Glenn, T., Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Pitts, J., Sikora, E. 2017. Efficacy of a single late-dormant application of mineral oil plus chlorothalonil for control of peach scab, caused by Venturia carpophila. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. 107: S5.41.
Characteristics of spray coverage from an air-blast sprayer, and why this is of concern for disease control in tall pecan trees ()
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Cottrell, T.E. 2017. Characteristics of spray coverage from an air-blast sprayer, and why this is of concern for disease control in tall pecan trees. Pecan Grower. 31(3):28-40.
Exploring bamboo leaf nutrient value in the US NPGS germplasm collection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Effectiveness of agricultural oils alongside fungicides in the late dormant treatment for suppression of peach scab in Georgia, 2016 ()
Brannen, P.M., Yost, J.O., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2017. Effectiveness of agricultural oils alongside fungicides in the late dormant treatment for suppression of peach scab in Georgia, 2016. Plant Disease Management Reports. 11:STF003.
Efficacy of agricultural oil and fungicide combinations as a late dormant treatment for control of peach scab in Alabama, 2016 ()
Sikora, E.J., Pitts, J., Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Gottila, T. 2017. Efficacy of agricultural oil and fungicide combinations as a late dormant treatment for control of peach scab in Alabama, 2016. Plant Disease Management Reports. 11:STF002.
Population genetic structure of Venturia effusa, cause of pecan scab, in the southeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Young, C.A., Charlton, N.D., Chakradhar, M., Stevenson, K.L., Wood, B.W. 2017. Population genetic structure of Venturia effusa, cause of pecan scab, in the southeastern United States. Journal of Phytopathology. doi:10.1094/PHYTO-10-16-0376-R.
Severity of scab and its effects on fruit weight in mechanically hedge-pruned and topped pecan trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Brenneman, T.B., Stevenson, K.L., Goff, W., Smith, M.W., Wells, L., Wood, B.W. 2017. Severity of scab and its effects on fruit weight in mechanically hedge-pruned and topped pecan trees. Plant Disease. doi:10.1094/PDIS-10-16-1473-RE.
Fruit and nut weight in pecan trees canopies in relation to the severity of pecan scab at different heights - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2017. Fruit and nut weight in pecan trees canopies in relation to the severity of pecan scab at different heights. Forest Pathology. 47:e12331.
Scab susceptibility of a provenance collection of pecan in in the southeastern USA ()
Bock, C.H., Grauke, L.J., Conner, P., Burrell, S.L., Hotchkiss, M.W., Boykin, D.L., Wood, B.W. 2016. Scab susceptibility of a provenance collection of pecan in in the southeastern USA. Pecan Grower. 27(5):42-55.
Population structure and genetic diversity of Fusicladium effusum in the USA - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Stevenson, K.L., Wood, B.W. 2016. Population structure and genetic diversity of Fusicladium effusum in the USA [abstract]. National American Phytopathology Meetings. 106-S:S4.138.
Scab severity in relation to hedge pruning pecan trees in the Southeastern USA - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Brenneman, T.B., Stevenson, K.L., Goff, W., Smith, M.W., Wells, L., Wood, B.W. 2016. Scab severity in relation to hedge pruning pecan trees in the Southeastern USA [abstract]. Plant Disease. 106-S:S4.79.
Scab susceptibility of a provenance collection of pecan - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Grauke, L.J., Conner, P., Burrell, S.L., Hotchkiss, M.W., Boykin, D.L., Wood, B.W. 2016. Scab susceptibility of a provenance collection of pecan [abstract]. National American Phytopathology Meetings. 106-S:S4.88.
Scab susceptibility of a provenance collection of pecan in three different seasons in the Southeastern USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Grauke, L.J., Conner, P., Burrell, S.L., Hotchkiss, M.W., Boykin, D.L., Wood, B.W. 2016. Scab susceptibility of a provenance collection of pecan in three different seasons in the Southeastern USA. Plant Disease. 100(9):1937-1945.
Relative potency of culture supernatants of Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus spp. on growth of some fungal phytopathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hazir, S., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H., Hazir, C., Leite, L., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2016. Relative potency of culture supernatants of Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus spp. on growth of some fungal phytopathogens. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 146(2):369-381.
Efficacy of agricultural oil and fungicide combinations as a late dormant treatment for control of peach scab in Georgia, 2015 ()
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2016. Efficacy of agricultural oil and fungicide combinations as a late dormant treatment for control of peach scab in Georgia, 2015. Plant Disease Management Reports. 10:STF014.
Efficacy of agricultural oil and fungicide combinations as a late dormant treatment for control of peach scab in Alabama, 2015 ()
Sikora, E.J., Pitts, J., Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2016. Efficacy of agricultural oil and fungicide combinations as a late dormant treatment for control of peach scab in Alabama, 2015. Plant Disease Management Reports. 10:STF011.
Metagenomics characterization of wood decay fungi colonized in peach limb heartwood - (Abstract Only)
Chen, C., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Garbelotto, M.M., Cottrell, T.E. 2016. Metagenomics characterization of wood decay fungi colonized in peach limb heartwood. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. 22:224.
The distribution of scab in pecan trees in relation to fruit weight ()
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2105. The distribution of scab in pecan trees in relation to fruit weight. Pecan Grower. 26:24-39.
Fusicladium effusum draft genome sequence ()
Bock, C.H., Chen, C., Yu, F., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2015. Fusicladium effusum draft genome sequence. Genbank. GeneBank accession: PRJNA285422.
Efficacy of Prophyt and Captan when combined for control of peach scab in Georgia, 2014 (Flameprince) ()
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2015. Efficacy of Prophyt and Captan when combined for control of peach scab in Georgia, 2014 (Flameprince). Plant Disease Management Reports. 9:STF007.
Efficacy of Prophyt plus Captan when combined for control of peach scab in Georgia, 2014 ()
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2015. Efficacy of Prophyt plus Captan when combined for control of peach scab in Georgia, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports. 9:STF008.
Efficacy of Prophyt and Captan as a tank mix when combined for control of peach scab in Georgia, 2014 ()
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2015. Efficacy of Prophyt and Captan as a tank mix when combined for control of peach scab in Georgia, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports. 9:STF009.
Efficacy of ProPhyt mixed with a low rate of Captec for control of peach scab in South Carolina, 2014 ()
Schnabel, G., Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2015. Efficacy of ProPhyt mixed with a low rate of Captec for control of peach scab in South Carolina, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports. 9:STF006.
Efficacy of Prophyt when combined with Captec for control of peach scab in Alabama, 2014 ()
Sikora, E., Pitts, J., Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2015. Efficacy of Prophyt when combined with Captec for control of peach scab in Alabama, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports. 9:STF005.
Components of yield in pecan depend on tree height due to the distribution of scab in the canopy - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2015. Components of yield in pecan depend on tree height due to the distribution of scab in the canopy. Phytopathology. 105(Suppl. 4): S4.17.
Observation and identification of wood-decay fungi from the heartwood of peach tree limbs in central Georgia, USA - (Abstract Only)
Chen, C., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Garbelotto, M., Wood, B.W. 2015. Observation and identification of wood-decay fungi from the heartwood of peach tree limbs in central Georgia, USA [abstract]. American Phytopathology Society. 105:S4.27.
Observation and identification of wood decay fungi from the heartwood of peach tree limbs in central Georgia, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, C., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Garbelotto, M.M., Cottrell, T.E. 2015. Observation and identification of wood decay fungi from the heartwood of peach tree limbs in central Georgia, USA. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 143(1):11-23.
Hedging and severity of pecan scab – a second year of results ()
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Brenneman, T.B., Stevenson, K.L., Goff, W., Smith, M.W., Wells, L., Wood, B.W. 2015. Hedging and severity of pecan scab – a second year of results. Pecan Grower. 26: 34-47.
Assessing disease severity: accuracy and reliability of rater estimates in relation to number of diagrams in a standard area diagram set - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2016. Assessing disease severity: accuracy and reliability of rater estimates in relation to number of diagrams in a standard area diagram set. Plant Pathology. 65(2):261–272.
The effect of sample height on spray coverage in mature pecan trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2015. The effect of sample height on spray coverage in mature pecan trees. Plant Disease. 99(7):916-925.
Spray Coverage, Hedging and Pecan Scab - an Update on Research ()
Bock, C.H., Stevenson, K.I., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Smith, M.W., Goff, W., Wells, L., Wood, B.W. 2015. Spray Coverage, Hedging and Pecan Scab - an Update on Research. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. sepga.com/Presentation/WEB2015pres/Bock-SpraycoverageHedgingandPecanScab-anUpdateonReasearchV3.pdf.
Hedging – does it affect the severity of pecan scab? ()
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Brenneman, T.B., Stevenson, K.L., Goff, W., Smith, M.W., Wells, L., Wood, B.W. 2014. Hedging – does it affect the severity of pecan scab?. Pecan Grower. 25: 48-58.
Disease distribution and fungicide coverage in pecan trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2015. Disease distribution and fungicide coverage in pecan trees. Acta Horticulturae. 1070:171-182.
Efficacy of Prophyt, a systemic phosphonate fungicide, when mixed with contact fungicides for control of peach scab in Georgia, 2013 ()
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Brannen, M.W., Fall, L.A. 2014. Efficacy of Prophyt, a systemic phosphonate fungicide, when mixed with contact fungicides for control of peach scab in Georgia, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports. Rep.8:STF017.
Efficacy of fungicides for control of peach scab in middle Georgia, 2013 ()
Brannen, P.M., Fall, L.A., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2014. Efficacy of fungicides for control of peach scab in middle Georgia, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports. Rep.8:STF016.
Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2013 ()
Brannen, P.M., Fall, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2014. Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports. Rep.8:STF015.
Efficacy of Prophyt, a phosphonate fungicide, when combined with other fungicides for control of peach scab in Alabama, 2013 ()
Sikora, E.J., Pitts, J., Brannen, P.M., Fall, L.A., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2014. Efficacy of Prophyt, a phosphonate fungicide, when combined with other fungicides for control of peach scab in Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports. Rep.8:STF013.
Genetic variability among populations of Fusicladium species from different host trees and geographic locations in the USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, C., Bock, C.H., Brannen, P.M., Adaskaveg, J.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Brewer, M.T., Wood, B.W. 2014. Genetic variability among populations of Fusicladium species from different host trees and geographic locations in the USA. Mycological Progress. 13(4):1179–1190.
Suppression of pecan and peach pathogens on different substrates using Xenorhabdus bovienii and Photorhabdus luminescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2014. Suppression of pecan and peach pathogens on different substrates using Xenorhabdus bovienii and Photorhabdus luminescens. Biological Control. 77, 1-6.
How many standard area diagram sets are needed for accurate disease severity assessment - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2018. How many standard area diagram sets are needed for accurate disease severity assessment. Phytopathology. 104:S3.15.
Suppression of pecan and peach pathogens using metabolites or broths of from symbiotic bacteria obtained from the guts of entomopathogenic nematodes - (Abstract Only)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2014. Suppression of pecan and peach pathogens using metabolites or broths of from symbiotic bacteria obtained from the guts of entomopathogenic nematodes. Phytopathology. 104: S3.16.
Suppression of pecan scab and phytophthora using symbiotic bacteria and their byproducts ()
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2014. Suppression of pecan scab and phytophthora using symbiotic bacteria and their byproducts. Pecan Grower. 25(4):66-74.
Hedging, fungicide distribution and scab control ()
Bock, C.H., Stevenson, K., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Smith, M.W., Goff, W., Wells, L., Wood, B.W. 2014. Hedging, fungicide distribution and scab control. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. http:sepga.com/files/6213/9468/6929/bock.pdf.
A comparison of UP-PCR and RAPD markers to study genetic diversity of Fusicladium effusum (G. Winter, cause of pecan scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2011 Reprint Icon ()
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2013. Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports. 7:STF023.
Efficacy of petal fall and shuck split fungicides for control of scab on peach in middle Georgia, 2012 ()
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2013. Efficacy of petal fall and shuck split fungicides for control of scab on peach in middle Georgia, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports. 7:STF022 http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pubtrial/pdmr/.
Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2012 ()
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2013. Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports. 7:STF021 http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/pdmr/.
Unusual pecan diseases that might appear during a wet year ()
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Riley, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2013. Unusual pecan diseases that might appear during a wet year. Pecan Grower. 25:74-77.
Distribution of scab and management of the disease in large pecan trees ()
Bock, C.H., Cottrell, T.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Distribution of scab and management of the disease in large pecan trees. Pecan Grower. 25:22-34.
Fungicide spray coverage from ground-based sprayers in mature pecan trees - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2013. Fungicide spray coverage from ground-based sprayers in mature pecan trees. Phytopathology. 103:S2.17 http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/phyto.
Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of pecan scab - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of pecan scab. Phytopathology. 103:S2.17 http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/phyto.
Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of foliar and fruit scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of foliar and fruit scab. Crop Protection. 54:213-220.
Disease and spray coverage in pecan trees ()
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Disease and spray coverage in pecan trees. Georgia Pecan Growers Association. Available: https://www.georgiapecan.org/conference.da.
Vertical distribution of scab in large pecan trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Cottrell, T.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Vertical distribution of scab in large pecan trees. Plant Disease. 97:626-634.
Induced resistance – does it have potential as a tool in pecan disease management? ()
Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2012. Induced resistance – does it have potential as a tool in pecan disease management?. Pecan Grower. 24:20-28.
Evaluation of a phosphite fungicide to control pecan scab in the southeastern USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2012. Evaluation of a phosphite fungicide to control pecan scab in the southeastern USA. Crop Protection Journal. 34:58-65.
Options for pest and disease control in organic pecan ()
Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. Options for pest and disease control in organic pecan. The Pecan Grower. 23:32-46.2012.(Trade Journal).
Suppression of pecan scab by nickel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2012. Suppression of pecan scab by nickel. HortScience. 47(4):503-508.
Progress in the management of peach fungal gummosis (Botryosphaeria dothidea) in the Southeastern U.S. peach industry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beckman, T.G., Reilly, C.C., Pusey, P.L., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2011. Progress in the management of peach fungal gummosis (Botryosphaeria dothidea) in the Southeastern U.S. peach industry. Journal of American Pomological Society. 65(4):192-200.
Making beneficial fungi resistant to fungicides ()
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Hotchkiss, M.W., Reilly, C.C. 2011. Making beneficial fungi resistant to fungicides. Pecan Grower. 23(2):16-23.
An introduction to pecan anthracnose: What a grower needs to know ()
Wood, B.W. 2011. An introduction to pecan anthracnose: What a grower needs to know. Pecan Grower. 23(1):28-33.
Influence of nickel on severity of pecan scab - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2011. Influence of nickel on severity of pecan scab. Phytopathology. 101:S193.
Characteristics of genetic variability among isolates of Fusicladium species from peach, almond and pecan in the USA - (Abstract Only)
Chen, C., Bock, C.H., Brannen, P.M., Adaskaveg, J.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Brewer, M., Wood, B.W. 2018. Characteristics of genetic variability among isolates of Fusicladium species from peach, almond and pecan in the USA [abstract]. Phytopathology. 104:S3.16.
Evaluation of phosphite to control scab on pecan in the southeastern USA - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2011. Evaluation of phosphite to control scab on pecan in the southeastern USA. Phytopathology. 101:S17.
The distribution of peach scab lesions on the surface of diseased peaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Okie, W.R., Wood, B.W. 2011. The distribution of peach scab lesions on the surface of diseased peaches. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 130:393-402.
Bamboo: An Underutilized Resource with Extensive Application Possibilities. - (Abstract Only)
Harrison Dunn, M.L., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2010. Bamboo: An Underutilized Resource with Extensive Application Possibilities. American Bamboo Society Annual Conference.
Comparative impact of artificial selection for fungicide resistance on Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunncum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2011. Comparative impact of artificial selection for fungicide resistance on Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunncum. Environmental Entomology. 40:59-65.
Regional collaborative research on cold tolerance of exotic biofuel grasses - (Abstract Only)
Burner, D.M., Tew, T.L., Belesky, D.P., Hale, A.L., Kiniry, J.R., Dunn, M.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Fritschi, F., Richard Jr, E.P. 2010. Regional collaborative research on cold tolerance of exotic biofuel grasses. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. February 7-8, 2010. Orlando, FL
Alternative pest control research - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2009. Alternative pest control research. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting. January 12-14, 2009, Savannah, Georgia. 102:50-61.
Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus spp. and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan - (Abstract Only)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2008. Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus spp. and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan [abstract]. 41st Annual Meeting of Society for Invertebrate Pathology, August 3-7, 2008, Warwick, UK. p. 35. Available: http://www.sipweb.org/Meeting_Abstracts/2008abstracts.pdf.
Bamboo: An Underutilized Resource with Extensive Application Possibilities - (Abstract Only)
Harrison Dunn, M.L., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2008. Bamboo: An Underutilized Resource with Extensive Application Possibilities. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. CD-ROM.
Testing the potential to suppress pecan disease using byproducts from bacteria ()
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2008. Testing the potential to suppress pecan disease using byproducts from bacteria. Pecan Grower. 19(3):20-25.
Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of Xylella fastidiosa strains isolated from California, Georgia and Florida - (Abstract Only)
Livingston, S., Chen, J., Chang, C.J., Hopkins, D., Hotchkiss, M.W., Reilly, C.C., Civerolo, E.L. 2007. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of Xylella fastidiosa strains isolated from California, Georgia and Florida. [abstract]. Phytopathology. 97:S67.
Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2009. Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection. 42:715-728.
DO NOT BE BAMBOOZLED BY BAMBOO: A MOLECULAR STUDY OF THE USDA TEMPERATE BAMBOO COLLECTION - (Abstract Only)
Barkley, N.L., Newman, M.L. aka Harrison Dunn, M.L., Wang, M.L., Hotchkiss, M.W., Pederson, G.A. 2005. Do not be bamboozled by bamboo: a molecular study of the usda temperate bamboo collection. In: American Bamboo Society National Meeting Abstract.
ASSESSMENT OF THE GENETIC DIVERSITY AND PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS OF A TEMPERATE BAMBOO COLLECTION BY USING TRANSFERRED EST-SSR MARKERS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barkley, N.L., Newman, M.L. aka Harrison Dunn, M.L., Wang, M.L., Hotchkiss, M.W., Pederson, G.A. 2005. Assessment of the genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships of a temperate bamboo collection by using transferred est-ssr markers. Genome. 48:731-737
A COMPARISON OF AIRBLAST AND AIR ASSISTED ROTARY ATOMIZER SPRAY TECHNOLOGIES IN PEACH PRODUCTION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reilly, C.C., Taylor, K.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2004. A comparison of airblast and air assisted rotary atomizer spray technologies in peach production. HortTechnology. v.14(4). p.555-559.
MIXING INSECT DISEASES TO KILL PECAN WEEVILS ()
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Jackson, M.A., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2004. Mixing insect diseases to kill pecan weevils. Pecan Grower. 15(3):10-13.
EFFECTS OF COMBINING AN ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGI OR BACTERIUM WITH ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES ON MORTALITY OF CURCULIO CARYAE (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Jackson, M.A., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2004. Effects of combining an entomopathogenic fungi or bacterium with entomopathogenic nematodes on mortality of curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Biological Control. 30:119-126.
THE BENEFICIAL INSECT-KILLING FUNGUS, BEAUVERIA BASSIANA, CAN OVERCOME EFFECTS OF FUNGICIDE SPRAYS ()
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2003. The beneficial insect-killing fungus, beauveria bassiana, can overcome effects of fungicide sprays. Pecan Grower. 14(4):24-27.
BARK CANKER OF UNKNOWN ETIOLOGY DEVELOPING ON PECAN CARYA ILLINOENSIS TREES - (Abstract Only)
Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2003. Bark canker of unknown etiology developing on pecan carya illinoensis trees. Phytopathology. 93:73. Abstract.
UPDATE ON RESEARCH TOWARD MICROBIAL CONTROL OF THE PECAN WEEVIL - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2003. Update on research toward microbial control of the pecan weevil. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. 96:103-108
THE POTENTIAL FOR ENHANCED FUNGICIDE RESISTANCE IN BEAUVERIA BASSIANA THROUGH STRAIN DISCOVERY AND ARTIFICIAL SELECTION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I., REILLY, C.C., HOTCHKISS, M.W., WOOD, B.W. THE POTENTIAL FOR ENHANCED FUNGICIDE RESISTANCE IN BEAUVERIA BASSIANA THROUGH STRAIN DISCOVERY AND ARTIFICIAL SELECTION. JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY. 2002. v.81. p.86-93.
EVALUATION OF FUNGICIDES FOR CONTROL OF PECAN SCAB, 1998. (17-YR-OLD TREES) ()
PHYTOPHTHORA SHUCK AND KERNEL ROT, A NEW DISEASE OF PECAN CAUSED BY PHYTOPHTHORA CACTORUM - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
RELATIVE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF PECAN CULTIVARS TO ZONATE LEAF SPOT - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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