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Lucy Stewart
Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research
Research Plant Pathologist

Phone: (301) 619-7312
Fax: (301) 619-2880
Room 139

1301 DITTO AVE
BLDG 1301
FORT DETRICK, MD 217025023

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Projects
Molecular Identification, Characterization, and Biology of Foreign and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Plant Pathogens (BRIDGE)
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 441898
Institutional Bio-Safety Committee
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 435635

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) feeding behavior is largely unchanged by soybean mosaic virus but significantly altered by the beetle-transmitted bean pod mottle virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Todd, J.C., Stewart, L.R., Redinbaugh, M.G., Wilson, J.R. 2022. Soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) feeding behavior is largely unchanged by soybean mosaic virus but significantly altered by the beetle-transmitted bean pod mottle virus. Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toac060.
Coat protein expression strategy of maize rayado fino virus and evidence for requirement of CP1 for leafhopper transmission Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mlotshwa, S., Khatri, N., Willie, K.J., Xu, J., Todd, J.C., Hong, H., Stewart, L.R. 2022. Coat protein expression strategy of maize rayado fino virus and evidence for requirement of CP1 for leafhopper transmission. Virology. Vol 507/Pages 96-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2022.02.003.
Simultaneous gene expression and multi-gene silencing in Zea mays using maize dwarf mosaic virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xie, W., Marty, D., Xu, J., Khatri, N., Willie, K.J., Buckner Moraes, W., Stewart, L.R. 2021. Simultaneous gene expression and multi-gene silencing in Zea mays using maize dwarf mosaic virus. BMC Biology. 21. Article 208. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-021-02971-1.
Maize yellow mosaic virus interacts with maize chlorotic mottle virus and sugarcane mosaic virus in mixed infections, but does not cause maize lethal necrosis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, L.R., Willie, K.J. 2021. Maize yellow mosaic virus interacts with maize chlorotic mottle virus and sugarcane mosaic virus in mixed infections, but does not cause maize lethal necrosis. Plant Disease. Article 33736468. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-20-2088-RE.
Engineering maize rayado fino virus for virus-induced gene silencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mlotshwa, S., Xu, J., Willie, K.J., Khatri, N., Marty, D., Stewart, L.R. 2020. Engineering maize rayado fino virus for virus-induced gene silencing. Plant Direct. 4(8). Article e00224. https://doi.org/10.1002/pld3.224.
Sequiviruses and Waikaviruses (Secoviridae) - (Book / Chapter)
Stewart, L.R. 2021. Sequiviruses and Waikaviruses (Secoviridae). Encyclopedia of Virology. vol. 3, pp. 703-711. Oxford: Academic Press.
Occurrence and high throughput sequencing of viruses in Ohio wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hodge, B.A., Paul, P.A., Stewart, L.R. 2020. Occurrence and high throughput sequencing of viruses in Ohio wheat. Plant Disease. 104(6):1789-1800. https://doi.org/10.1094/pdis-08-19-1724-re.
A recently discovered maize polerovirus causes leaf reddening symptoms in several maize genotypes and is transmitted by both the corn leaf aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis) and the bird cherry-oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, L.R., Todd, J.C., Willie, K.J., Massawe, D., Khatri, N. 2020. A recently discovered maize polerovirus causes leaf reddening symptoms in several maize genotypes and is transmitted by both the corn leaf aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis) and the bird cherry-oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi). Plant Disease. 104(6):1589-1592. https://doi.org/10.1094/pdis-09-19-2054-sc.
Maize lethal necrosis viruses and other maize viruses in Rwanda Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Asiimwe, T., Stewart, L.R., Willie, K.J., Massawe, D., Kamatanesi, J., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2019. Maize lethal necrosis viruses and other maize viruses in Rwanda. Journal of Plant Pathology. 69(3):585-597. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13134.
Fundamental aspects of plant viruses-an overview on focus issue articles Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Tatineni, S., Stewart, L.R., Sanfacon, H., Wang, X., Navas-Castillo, J., Hajimorad, R.M. 2020. Fundamental aspects of plant viruses-An overview on focus issue articles. Phytopathology. 110:6-9. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-10-19-0404-FI.
Characterization of an Ohio isolate of brome mosaic virus and its impact on growth, development, and yield of soft red winter wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hodge, B.A., Salgado, J.D., Paul, P., Stewart, L.R. 2019. Characterization of an Ohio isolate of brome mosaic virus and its impact on growth, development, and yield of soft red winter wheat. Phytopathology. 103(6):1101-1111. https://doi.org/10.1094/pdis-07-18-1282-RE.
Short Communication: Sonchus yellow net virus nucleocapsids form on nuclear rings enriched in phosphoprotein Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meulia, T., Stewart, L.R., Goddin, M. 2018. Short Communication: Sonchus yellow net virus nucleocapsids form on nuclear rings enriched in phosphoprotein. Virus Research. 258:64-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2018.10.005.
Maize lethal necrosis: An emerging, synergistic viral disease Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Redinbaugh, M.G., Stewart, L.R. 2018. Maize lethal necrosis: An emerging, synergistic viral disease. Annual Review of Virology. 5:301-322. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-virology-092917-043413.
The role of viruses in the phytobiome Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Schoelz, J.E., Stewart, L.R. 2018. The role of viruses in the phytobiome. Annual Review of Virology. 5:93-111. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-virology-092917-043421.
Barley stripe mosaic virus (BSMV) as a virus-induced gene silencing vector in maize seedlings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarugula, S., Willie, K.J., Stewart, L.R. 2018. Barley stripe mosaic virus (BSMV) as a virus-induced gene silencing vector in maize seedlings. Virus Genes. 54: 616-620. doi.org/10.1007/s11262-018-1569-9.
Complete sequence and diversity of a maize-associated Polerovirus in East Africa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Massawe, D., Stewart, L.R., Kamatenesi, J., Asiimwe, T., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2018. Complete sequence and diversity of a maize-associated Polerovirus in East Africa. Virus Genes. 54(3):432-437. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11262-018-1560-5.
First report of Cocksfoot mottle virus infecting wheat (Triticum aestivum) in Ohio - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hodge, B.A., Paul, P.A., Stewart, L.R. 2017. First report of Cocksfoot mottle virus infecting wheat (Triticum aestivum) in Ohio. Plant Disease. 102(2):464.
Agropyron mosaic virus detected in Ohio wheat (Triticum aestivum) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hodge, B.A., Paul, P.A., Stewart, L.R. 2017. Agropyron mosaic virus detected in Ohio wheat (Triticum aestivum). Plant Disease. 102(2):463.
Complete genome sequence of a new maize-associated cytorhabdovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Willie, K.J., Stewart, L.R. 2017. Complete genome sequence of a new maize-associated cytorhabdovirus. Genome Announcements. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00591-17.
Johnsongrass mosaic virus contributes to maize lethal necrosis in East Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, L.R., Willie, K.J., Wijeratne, S., Redinbaugh, M.G., Massawe, D., Niblett, C.N., Asiimwe, T. 2017. Johnsongrass mosaic virus contributes to maize lethal necrosis in East Africa. Plant Disease. 101(8):1455-1462. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-17-0136-RE.
Identification of a maize chlorotic dwarf virus silencing suppressor protein Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, L.R., Jarugula, S., Zhao, Y., Qu, F., Marty, D. 2017. Identification of a maize chlorotic dwarf virus silencing suppressor protein. Virology. 504:88-95.
Soil-borne wheat mosaic virus infectious clone and manipulation for gene-carrying capacity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarugula, S., Charlesworth, S., Qu, F., Stewart, L.R. 2016. Soil-borne wheat mosaic virus infectious clone and manipulation for gene-carrying capacity. Archives of Virology. 161:2291-2297.
ORF43 of Maize rayado fino virus is dispensable for systemic infection of maize and transmission by leafhoppers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Edwards, M.C., Weiland, J.J., Todd, J., Stewart, L.R., Lu, S. 2016. ORF43 of maize rayado fino virus is dispensable for systemic infection of maize and transmission by leafhoppers. Virus Genes. 52:303-307.
Sequence diversity of wheat mosaic virus isolates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, L.R. 2015. Sequence diversity of wheat mosaic virus isolates. Virus Research. 213:299-303.
Maize lethal necrosis (MLN), an emerging threat to maize-based food security in sub-Saharan Africa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahuku, G., Lockhart, B.E., Wanjala, B., Jones, M.W., Kimunye, J.N., Stewart, L.R., Cassone, B.J., Sevgan, S., Johnson, N., Kusia, E., Kumar, L., Niblett, C.L., Wangai, A., Kiggundu, A., Asea, G., Pappu, H., Prasanna, B.M., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2015. Maize lethal necrosis (MLN), an emerging threat to maize-based food security in sub-Saharan Africa. Phytopathology. 105:956-965.
Infectious Maize rayado fino virus from cloned cDNA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Edwards, M.C., Weiland, J.J., Todd, J., Stewart, L.R. 2015. Infectious Maize rayado fino virus from cloned cDNA. Phytopathology. 105:833-839.
Efficient inoculation of rice black-streaked dwarf virus to maize using Laodelphax striatellus Fallen Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miao, H., Di, D., Lu, Y., Tian, L., Zhang, A., Stewart, L.R., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2014. Efficient inoculation of rice black-streaked dwarf virus to maize using Laodelphax striatellus Fallen. Journal of Phytopathology. DOI:10.1111/jph.12350.
Genetic insights into Graminella nigrifrons competence for Maize fine streak virus infection and transmission Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cassone, B.J., Cisneros-Carter, F.M., Michel, A.P., Stewart, L.R., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2015. Genetic insights into Graminella nigrifrons competence for Maize fine streak virus infection and transmission. PLoS One. 9(11):e113529. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0113529.
Viruses in maize and Johnsongrass in southern Ohio Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, L.R., Teplier, R., Todd, J.C., Jones, M.W., Cassone, B.J., Wijeratne, S., Wijeratne, A., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2014. Viruses in maize and Johnsongrass in southern Ohio. Phytopathology. 104:1360-1369.
Reduction in fecundity and shifts in cellular processes by a native virus on an invasive insect Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cassone, B.J., Michel, A.P., Stewart, L.R., Bansal, R., Mian, R.M., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2014. Reduction in fecundity and shifts in cellular processes by a native virus on an invasive insect. Genome Biology and Evolution. 6(4):873-885.
Virus-independent and common transcriptome responses of leafhopper vectors feeding on maize infected with semi-persistently and persistent propagatively transmitted viruses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cassone, B.J., Wijertine, S., Michel, A., Stewart, L.R., Chen, Y., Yan, P., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2014. Virus-independent and common transcriptome responses of leafhopper vectors feeding on maize infected with semi-persistently and persistent propagatively transmitted viruses. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 15:133.
Responses of highly resistant and susceptible maize to vascular puncture inoculation with Maize dwarf mosaic virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cassone, B.J., Chen, Z., Chiera, J., Stewart, L.R., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2014. Responses of highly resistant and susceptible maize to vascular puncture inoculation with Maize dwarf mosaic virus. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 86:19-27.
Co-infection and disease severity of Ohio Maize dwarf mosaic virus and Maize chlorotic dwarf virus strains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morales-Cruz, K., Zambrano, J., Stewart, L.R. 2014. Co-infection and disease severity of Ohio Maize dwarf mosaic virus and Maize chlorotic dwarf virus strains. Plant Disease. 98:1661-1665.
Role of double-stranded RNA-binding proteins in RNA silencing and antiviral defense - (Book / Chapter)
Singh, J., Zhang, X., Stewart, L.R., Mitchell, T., Qu, F. 2014. Role of double-stranded RNA-binding proteins in RNA silencing and antiviral defense. Book Chapter. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-411584-2.01001-5.
Wheat mosaic virus (WMoV), the causal agent of High Plains disease, is present in Ohio wheat fields - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, L.R., Paul, P., Qu, F., Redinbaugh, M.G., Miao, H., Todd, J.C., Jones, M.W. 2013. Wheat mosaic virus (WMoV), the causal agent of High Plains disease, is present in Ohio wheat fields. Plant Disease. 97:1125.
Genetic mechanisms of Maize dwarf mosaic virus resistance in maize - (Abstract Only)
Cassone, B.J., Redinbaugh, M.G., Stewart, L.R. 2013. Genetic mechanisms of Maize dwarf mosaic virus resistance in maize. Maize Genetics Conference Abstracts. Maize Genetic Conference, March 14-17, 2013, St Charles Illinois. Meeting Abstract.
Cleavage of Maize chlorotic dwarf virus R78 protein by the viral 3C protease - (Abstract Only)
Response of maize (Zea mays L.) lines carrying Wsm1, Wsm2 and Wsm3 to the potyviruses Johnsongrass mosaic virus and Sorghum mosaic virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, L.R., Haque, A.M., Jones, M.W., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2013. Response of maize (Zea mays L.) lines carrying Wsm1, Wsm2 and Wsm3 to the potyviruses Johnsongrass mosaic virus and Sorghum mosaic virus. Molecular Breeding. 31(2):289-297.
Complete sequence and development of a full-length infectious clone of an Ohio isolate of Maize dwarf mosaic virus (MDMV) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, L.R., Bouchard, R., Redinbaugh, M.G., Meulia, T. 2012. Complete sequence and development of a full-length infectious clone of an Ohio isolate of Maize dwarf mosaic virus (MDMV). Virus Research. 165:219-224.
Viroids and Phloem-limited Viruses: Unique Molecular Probes of Phloem Biology - (Book / Chapter)
Stewart, L.R., Ding, B., Falk, B.W. 2012. Viroids and phloem-limited viruses: unique molecular probes of phloem biology. In: Thompson G.A., van Bel, A.J.E., editors. Phloem: molecular cell biology, systemic communication, biotic interactions. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. p. 271-292.
Waikaviruses: studied but not understood - (Literature Review)
Stewart, L.R. 2011. Waikaviruses: studied but not understood. APS Net Plant Pathology Online. http://www.apsnet.org/publications/apsnetfeatures/Pages/waikavirus.aspx..
Diseases caused by viruses - (Book / Chapter)
Stewart, L.R., Louie Jr., R., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2016. Diseases caused by viruses. In: Munkvold, G., White, D.G., editors. Compendium of Corn Diseases. 4th Edition. Minneapolis, MN:APS Press. p. 100-117.
Using Maize chlorotic dwarf virus to explore future frontiers in plant virology - (Abstract Only)