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Lionel Sugiyama
Tropical Plant Genetic Resources and Disease Research
Biological Science Lab Technician (Plants)

Phone: (808) 959-4351
Fax: (808) 959-5470

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Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
First report of the physiological race of hemileia vastatrix (Coffee leaf rust) in Hawaii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keith, L.M., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Sugiyama, L.S., Fukada, M., Nagai, C., Pereira, A., Silva, M., Varzea, V. 2023. First report of the physiological race of hemileia vastatrix (Coffee leaf rust) in Hawaii. Plant Disease. 107:2528. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-03-23-0460-PDN.
Coffee leaf rust (Hemileia vastatrix) from the recent invasion into Hawaii shares a genotypic relationship with Latin American populations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez-Camejo, L.A., Keith, L.M., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Sugiyama, L.S., Fukada, M., Brann, M., Moffitt, A., Liu, J., Aime, M.C. 2022. Coffee leaf rust (Hemileia vastatrix) from the recent invasion into Hawaii shares a genotypic relationship with Latin American populations. The Journal of Fungi. 8(2). Article 189. https://doi.org/10.3390/jof8020189.
First report of coffee leaf rust caused by Hemileia vastatrix on coffee (Coffea arabica) in Hawaii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keith, L.M., Sugiyama, L.S., Brill, E., Adams, B.L., Fukada, M., Hoffman, K.M., Ocenar, J., Kawabata, A., Kong, A.T., McKemy, J.M., Olmedo-Velarde, A., Melzer, M.J. 2022. First report of coffee leaf rust caused by Hemileia vastatrix on coffee (Coffea arabica) in Hawaii. Plant Disease. 106(2):761. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-21-1072-PDN.
Decontamination of ceratocystis pathogens responsible for rapid 'ohi'a death Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, K., Bjontegard, N., Jaenecke, K., Mikros, D., Dunkle, E., Yanger, C., Sugiyama, L.S., Keith, L.M., Peck, R.W. 2020. Decontamination of ceratocystis pathogens responsible for rapid 'ohi'a death. Plant Health Progress. 21(4):301-305. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-06-20-0051-RS.
First Report of Phytophthora heveae causing quick decline of macadamia in Hawai'i Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sugiyama, L.S., Heller, W., Brill, E., Keith, L.M. 2020. First Report of Phytophthora heveae causing quick decline of macadamia in Hawai'i. Plant Disease. 104(6):1875. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-19-2451-PDN.
Entomopathogenic fungi as biological control agents of macadamia felted coccid (Eriococcus ironsidei) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gutierrez-Coarite, R., Heller, W., Wright, M., Keith, L.M., Sugiyama, L.S., Mollinedo, J., Chun, S. 2018. Entomopathogenic fungi as biological control agents of macadamia felted coccid (Eriococcus ironsidei) in Hawaii. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 50:9-16.
Entomopathogenic fungi as mortality factors of macadamia felted coccid, eriococcus ironsidei (hemiptera:eriococcidae) in Hawai'i - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gutierrez-Coarite, R., Heller, W., Wright, M., Keith, L.M., Sugiyama, L.S., Mollinedo, J., Chun, S. 2018. Entomopathogenic fungi as mortality factors of macadamia felted coccid, eriococcus ironsidei (hemiptera:eriococcidae) in Hawai'i. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 50:9-16.
New Ceratocystis species associated with rapid death of Metrosideros polymorpha in Hawai'i Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnes, I., Fourie, A., Wingfield, M., Harrington, T., Mcnew, D., Sugiyama, L.S., Luiz, B., Heller, W., Keith, L.M. 2018. New Ceratocystis species associated with rapid death of Metrosideros polymorpha in Hawai'i. Persoonia: Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi. 40:154-181. https://doi.org/10.3767/persoonia.2018.40.07.
New Ceratocystis species associated with rapid death of Metrosideros polymorpha in Hawai`i - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnes, I., Fourie, A., Wingfield, M., Harrington, T., Nc New, D., Sugiyama, L.S., Luiz, B., Heller, W., Keith, L.M. 2018. New Ceratocystis species associated with rapid death of Metrosideros polymorpha in Hawai`i. Persoonia: Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi. 40:154-181.
First report of pseudomonas cichorii causing bacterial leaf blight of plumeria pudica in Hawaii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sugiyama, L.S., Bushe, B., Heller, W., Keith, L.M. 2018. First report of pseudomonas cichorii causing bacterial leaf blight of plumeria pudica in Hawaii. Plant Disease. 102(5):1025. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-17-1771-PDN.
First Report of Paraburkholderia andropogonis Causing Bacterial Leaf Streak of Strelitzia reginae in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sugiyama, L.S., Bushe, B.C., Heller, W.P., Keith, L.M. 2017. First Report of Paraburkholderia andropogonis Causing Bacterial Leaf Streak of Strelitzia reginae in Hawaii. Plant Disease. 101(6):1030.
Disease management strategy for macadamia quick decline - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keith, L.M., Sugiyama, L.S., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Nagao, M.A. 2016. Disease management strategy for macadamia quick decline. Acta Horticulturae. 1109:237-242.
First report of Ceratocystis wilt on `Ohi`a - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keith, L.M., Hughes, R.F., Sugiyama, L.S., Heller, W.P., Bushe, B.C., Friday, J.B. 2015. First report of Ceratocystis wilt on `Ohi`a. Plant Disease. 99(9):1276.
Papaya Varietal Resistance to Internal Yellowing: Reducing Food Safety Risk - (Other)
Production of Internal Yellowing Symptoms on Resistant and Susceptible Papaya Cultivars by Enterobacter cloacae at Varying Inoculum Concentrations - (Abstract Only)
Nishijima, KA, RC Keith, MM Fitch, MM Wall, LS Sugiyama, and WT Nishijima. 2007. Production of internal yellowing symptoms on resistant and susceptible papaya cultivars by Enterobacter cloacae at varying inoculum concentrations. Phytopathology 97 (7): S84