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Seiya Saito
Commodity Protection and Quality Research
Plant Pathologist

Phone: (559) 596-2755
Fax:

9611 S. RIVERBEND AVE.
PARLIER, CA 93648

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Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Natamycin as a postharvest treatment to control gray mold on stored blueberry fruit caused by multi-fungicide resistant Botrytis cinerea Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saito, S., Wang, F., Xiao, C. 2022. Natamycin as a postharvest treatment to control gray mold on stored blueberry fruit caused by multi-fungicide resistant Botrytis cinerea. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2022.111862.
Fungicide Resistance in Alternaria alternata from Blueberry in California and Its Impact on Control of Alternaria Rot - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baseline sensitivity of Alternaria alternata and A. arborescens to Natamycin and control of alternaria rot on stored mandarin fruit Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fei, W., Saito, S., Michaillides, T.J., Xiao, C. 2021. Baseline sensitivity of Alternaria alternata and A. arborescens to Natamycin and control of alternaria rot on stored mandarin fruit. Plant Disease. 105(11)3653-3656. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-04-21-0809-RE.
Grape powdery mildew spray programs affect non-target fungi populations differentially in California vineyards - (Abstract Only)
Population genetic analyses of Botrytis cinerea isolates from Michigan vineyards using a high-throughput marker system approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naegele, R.P., Abdelsamad, N.A., Alzohairy, S., Saito, S., Delong, J.A., Miles, T. 2021. Population genetic analyses of Botrytis cinerea isolates from Michigan vineyards using a high-throughput marker system approach. Frontiers in Microbiology. 12:660874. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.660874.
Gary Mold: Fungicide resistance in the pathogen botrytis cinerea and its impact on control ()
Saito, S., Xiao, C. 2021. Gary Mold: Fungicide resistance in the pathogen botrytis cinerea and its impact on control. Citrograph. 12(4):60-64.
Effect of peroxyacetic acid on control of postharvest diseases and quality of blueberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saito, S., Wang, F., Obenland, D.M., Xiao, C. 2021. Effect of peroxyacetic acid on control of postharvest diseases and quality of blueberry. Plant Disease. 105(10):3231-3237. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-10-20-2310-RE.
Fungicide resistance profiles of Botrytis cinerea isolates from Michigan vineyards and development of a TaqMan assay for detection of fenhexamid resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alzohairy, S., Gilett, J., Saito, S., Naegele, R.P., Xiao, C., Miles, T. 2020. Fungicide resistance profiles of Botrytis cinerea isolates from Michigan vineyards and development of a TaqMan assay for detection of fenhexamid resistance. Plant Disease. Available: https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-20-1087-RE.
Population genetics and fungicide resistance of Botrytis cinerea on Vitis and Prunus spp. in California Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naegele, R.P., Delong, J.A., Saito, S., Xiao, C. 2020. Population genetics and fungicide resistance of Botrytis cinerea on Vitis and Prunus spp. in California. Phytopathology. 110(3):694-702. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-09-19-0362-R.
Influence of sulfur dioxide-emitting polyethylene packaging on blueberry decay and quality during long-term storage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saito, S., Obenland, D.M., Xiao, C. 2020. Influence of sulfur dioxide-emitting polyethylene packaging on blueberry decay and quality during long-term storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 160. Article 111045. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2019.111045.
Efficacy of Natamycin against gray mold of stored mandarin fruit caused by isolates of Botrytis cinerea with multiple fungicide resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saito, S., Wang, F., Xiao, C. 2020. Efficacy of Natamycin against gray mold of stored mandarin fruit caused by isolates of Botrytis cinerea with multiple fungicide resistance. Plant Disease. 104(3):787-792. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-04-19-0844-RE.
Genotypic diversity among Botrytis Cinerea isolates from California - (Abstract Only)
Delong, J.A., Saito, S., Xiao, C., Naegele, R.P. 2019. Genotypic diversity among Botrytis Cinerea isolates from California. Phytopathology. 109(10):171.
Fungicide-resistant phenotypes in Botrytis cinerea populations and their impact on control of gray mold on stored table grapes in California Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saito, S., Michailides, T.J., Xiao, C. 2019. Fungicide-resistant phenotypes in Botrytis cinerea populations and their impact on control of gray mold on stored table grapes in California. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 154(2):203-213. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-018-01649-z.
Fungicide resistance in Botrytis cinerea populations in California and its influence on control of gray mold on stored Mandarin fruit Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saito, S., Xiao, C. 2018. Fungicide resistance in Botrytis cinerea populations in California and its influence on control of gray mold on stored Mandarin fruit. Plant Disease. 102(12):2545-2549. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-18-0766-RE.
Prevalence of postharvest diseases of mandarin fruit in California Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saito, S., Xiao, C. 2017. Prevalence of postharvest diseases of mandarin fruit in California. Plant Health Progress. 18(4):204-210. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-08-17-0048-RS.
Evaluation of sulfur dioxide-generating pads and modified atmosphere packaging for control of postharvest diseases in blueberries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saito, S., Xiao, C. 2017. Evaluation of sulfur dioxide-generating pads and modified atmosphere packaging for control of postharvest diseases in blueberries. Acta Horticulturae. 1180:123-128. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1180.17.
Prevalence and incidence of postharvest diseases of blueberries in California Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, C., Saito, S. 2017. Prevalence and incidence of postharvest diseases of blueberries in California. Acta Horticulturae. 1180:129-134. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1180.18.
Fungicide resistance profiling in Botrytis cinerea populations from blueberries in California and Washington and their impact on control of gray mold - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saito, S., Michailides, T.J., Xiao, C. 2016. Fungicide resistance profiling in Botrytis cinerea populations from blueberries in California and Washington and their impact on control of gray mold. Plant Disease. 100(10):2087-2093. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-02-16-0229-RE.
Mucor rot - An emerging postharvest disease of mandarin fruit caused by Mucor piriformis and other Mucor spp. in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saito, S., Michailides, T.J., Xiao, C. 2016. Mucor rot - An emerging postharvest disease of mandarin fruit caused by Mucor piriformis and other Mucor spp. in California. Plant Disease. 100:1054-1063. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-10-15-1173-RE.
Evaluation of sulfur dioxide-generating pads and modified atmosphere packaging for control of postharvest diseases in blueberries - (Abstract Only)
Prevalence and incidence of postharvest diseases of blueberries in California - (Abstract Only)