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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Scott T Adkins
Research Plant Pathologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Development and evaluation of ELISA and qRT-PCR for identification of Squash vein yellowing virus in cucurbits -
Thrips-transmitted Viruses Infect a Number of Florida Crops -
Kakkar, G., Funderburk, J.E., Adkins, S.T. 2016. Thrips-transmitted Viruses Infect a Number of Florida Crops. University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service Institute of Food and Agriculture Science. Panhandle Ag e-news:1-6.
Tospo-Resistant Variety Outlook for South Florida -
Hutton, S.F., Adkins, S., Funderburk, J., Turechek, W. 2016. Tospo-Resistant Variety Outlook for South Florida. 2016 Florida Tomato Institute Proceedings. PRO 532:6-7.
Zucchini tigre mosaic virus infection of cucurbits in Florida -
Webb, S., Badillo-Vargas, I., Purcifull, D., Hiebert, E., Baker, C., Funderburk, J., Adkins, S.T. 2016. Zucchini tigre mosaic virus Infection of Cucurbits in Florida. Plant Disease. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-05-16-0660-PDN.
Transmission of Squash vein yellowing virus to and From Cucurbit Weeds and Effects on Sweetpotato Whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Behavior Reprint Icon -
Shrestha, D., Mcauslane, H., Adkins, S.T., Smith, H.A., Dufault, N., Webb, S.E. 2016. Transmission of Squash vein yellowing virus to and From Cucurbit Weeds and Effects on Sweetpotato Whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Behavior. Environmental Entomology. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvw086.
Western flower thrips can transmit Tomato spotted wilt virus from infected tomato fruits -
The complete nucleotide sequence and genomic characterization of tropical soda apple mosaic virus -
Fillmer, K., Adkins, S.T., Pongam, P., D'Elia, T. 2016. The complete nucleotide sequence and genomic characterization of tropical soda apple mosaic virus. Archives of Virology. 161:2317. doi: 10.1007/s00705-016-2888-6.
Tospoviruses and Thrips and Integrated Resistance Management Strategies in Pepper in Florida -
Management of diseases caused by thrips-transmitted tospoviruses in subsistence agriculture: the case of Peanut bud necrosis virus in India -
First Report of the Natural Occurrence of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in Peanuts in Haiti -
Adegbola, R., Fulmer, A., Williams, B., Brenneman, T., Kemerait, R., Sheard, W., Woodward, J., Adkins, S.T., Naidu, R. 2016. First Report of the Natural Occurrence of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in Peanuts in Haiti. Plant Disease. 100:1797. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-01-16-0070-PDN.
Genomic and biological characterization of Tomato necrotic streak virus, a novel subgroup 2 ilarvirus infecting tomato in Florida Reprint Icon -
Badillo-Vargas, I.E., Baker, C.A., Turechek, W., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H., Funderburk, J.E., Adkins, S.T. 2016. Genomic and biological characterization of Tomato necrotic streak virus, a novel subgroup 2 ilarvirus infecting tomato in Florida. Plant Dis. 100:1046-1053.
First report of Squash vein yellowing virus in watermelon in Guatemala -
Jeyaprakash, A., Baker, C.E., Schubert, T.S., Badillo-Vargas, I.E., Roberts, P.D., Funderburk, J.E., Adkins, S.T. 2015. First report of Squash vein yellowing virus in watermelon in Guatemala. Plant Health Progress. 16(3):113-114. doi: 10.1094/PHP-BR-15-0019.
First report of Squash vein yellowing virus in Watermelon in Guatemala -
Jeyaprakash, A., Baker, C.E., Schubert, T.S., Badillo-Vargas, I.E., Roberts, P.D., Funderburk, J.E., Adkins, S.T. 2015. First report of Squash vein yellowing virus in Watermelon in Guatemala. Plant Health Progress. 16(3):113-114. doi: 10.1094/PHP-BR-15-0019.
Western flower thrips and tospoviruses emerging as serious threats to tomato in central and southern Florida -
Complete genome sequence of Tomato mosaic virus isolated from jasmine in the United States -
Fillmer, K., Adkins, S.T., Pongam, P., D'Elia, T. 2015. Complete genome sequence of Tomato mosaic virus isolated from jasmine in the United States. Genome Announcements. 3(4):e00706-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00706-15.
Vegetable viruses emerging in Florida and the Caribbean region -
First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in scarlet eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum) and American black nightshade (Solanum americanum) in the United States Reprint Icon -
Badillo-Vargas, I.E., Roe, N., Funderburk, J.E., Adkins, S.T. 2015. First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in scarlet eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum) and American black nightshade (Solanum americanum) in the United States. Plant Disease. Available: http://dx.doi.org10/1094/PDIS-04-15-0385-PDN.
New ilarvirus species in south Florida tomatoes -
Adkins, S.T., Baker, C.A., Badillo-Vargas, I.E., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H.C., Turechek, W., Funderburk, J.E. 2015. New ilarvirus species in south Florida tomatoes. The Berry Vegetable Time. 15(2):8.
Emerging tomato viruses in Florida -
Tospovirus emergence, interspecific reassortment and mixed infections in North America -
Tomato necrotic streak virus, a novel subgroup 2 ilarvirus -
An update on sequence diversity of Impatiens necrotic spot virus -
Dynamics of genetic diversity of Tomato spotted wilt virus in the United States -
Necrotic streak disease of tomato in Florida caused by a new ilarvirus species related to Tulare apple mosaic virus Reprint Icon -
Adkins, S.T., Baker, C.A., Badillo-Vargas, I.E., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H.C., Roe, N., Funderburk, J.E. 2015. Necrotic streak disease of tomato in Florida caused by a new ilarvirus species related to Tulare apple mosaic virus. New Disease Reports. 31:16.
Population dyanamics of Frankliniella bispinosa (Thysanopatera: Thripidae) and the predator Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) as influenced by flower color of Lagerstroemia (Lythraceae) -
Funderburk, C., Funderburk, J.E., Tyler-Julian, K., Srivistava, M., Knox, G., Andersen, P., Adkins, S.T. 2015. Population dyanamics of Frankliniella bispinosa (Thysanopatera: Thripidae) and the predator Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) as influenced by flower color of Lagerstroemia (Lythraceae). Environmental Entomology. 44(3):668-679.
Detection and characterization of tomato viruses: A case study of emerging tospoviruses in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Mellinger, H.C., Frantz, G., Turechek, W., Mcavoy, E., Reitz, S.R., Funderburk, J.E. 2015. Detection and characterization of tomato viruses: A case study of emerging tospoviruses in Florida. Acta Horticulturae. 1069: 83-85.
Investigation on the phytosanitary status of major ornamental hibiscus species in Italy to assess virus infection -
Tomassoli, L., Tiberini, A., Adkins, S.T., Manglli, A. 2015. Investigation on the phytosanitary status of major ornamental hibiscus species in Italy to assess virus infection. Acta Horticulturae. 1072:29-35.
A stimulo-deterrent method of thrips and Tomato spotted wilt virus management in tomatoes -
Tyler-Julian, K.A., Funderburk, J.E., Olson, S.M., Paret, M.L., Webster, C.G., Adkins, S.T. 2015. A stimulo-deterrent method of thrips and Tomato spotted wilt virus management in tomatoes. Acta Horticulturae. 1069:251-258.
New thrips-transmitted plant viruses in Florida crops -
Funderburk, J.E., Adkins, S.T. 2015. New thrips-transmitted plant viruses in Florida crops. University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service Institute of Food and Agriculture Science. 2:1-4.
Complete genome sequence of a Tomato mottle mosaic virus isolate from the United States -
Fillmer, K., Adkins, S.T., Pongam, P., D'Elia, T. 2015. Complete genome sequence of a Tomato mottle mosaic virus isolate from the United States. Genome Announcements. 3(2):e00167-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00167-15.
Thrips-vectored tospoviruses in south Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Funderburk, J.E. 2015. Thrips-vectored tospoviruses in south Florida. The Berry Vegetable Time. Winter 2015:6-7.
First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in Hoya wayetii and Schlumbergera truncata (Haw.) Moran Reprint Icon -
Baker, C.A., Adkins, S.T. 2015. First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in Hoya wayetii and Schlumbergera truncata (Haw.) Moran. Plant Health Progress. 16:29-30.
Managing thrips and tospoviruses in tomato -
Funderburk, J., Adkins, S.T., Freeman, J., Stansly, P., Smith, H., Mcavoy, G., Demirozer, O., Snodgrass, C., Paret, M., Leppla, N. 2015. Managing thrips and tospoviruses in tomato. University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service Institute of Food and Agriculture Science. ENY859.
First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus on Annual Vinca (Catharanthus roseus) in the United States Reprint Icon -
Warfield, C.Y., Clemens, K., Adkins, S.T. 2015. First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus on Annual Vinca (Catharanthus roseus) in the United States. Plant Disease. 99(6):150113101125001. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-12-14-1269-PDN.
Influence of insecticides and reflective mulch on watermelon vine decline caused by squash vein yellowing virus (SqVYV) Reprint Icon -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Webster, C.G., Stansly, P.A., Roberts, P.D. 2015. Influence of insecticides and reflective mulch on watermelon vine decline caused by squash vein yellowing virus (SqVYV). Plant Health Progress. 16:43-48.
Emergence of Groundnut ringspot virus and Tomato chlorotic spot virus in U.S. vegetable production -
Frantz, G., Reitz, S.R., Funderburk, J.E., Mellinger, H.C., Mcavoy, E., Turechek, W., Marshall, S.H., Tantiwanich, Y., Mcgrath, M.T., Daughtrey, M.L., Adkins, S.T. 2015. Emergence of Groundnut ringspot virus and Tomato chlorotic spot virus in U.S. vegetable production. Phytopathology. 105:388-398.
Host specificity testing and examination for plant pathogens reveals that the gall-forming psyllid, Calophya latiforceps (Hemiptera: Calophyidae), is safe to release for biological control of Schinus terebinthifolia -
Diaz, R., Manrique, V., Munyaneza, J.E., Sengoda, V.G., Adkins, S.T., Roberts, P., Overholt, W.A. 2015. Host specificity testing and examination for plant pathogens reveals that the gall-forming psyllid, Calophya latiforceps (Hemiptera: Calophyidae), is safe to release for biological control of Schinus terebinthifolia. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 154:1-14.
Spiranthes Mosaic Virus 3 and Bidens Mottle Virus,Two Potyviruses Detected in Phlox divaricata -
Baker, C.A., Webster, C.G., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Spiranthes Mosaic Virus 3 and Bidens Mottle Virus,Two Potyviruses Detected in Phlox divaricata. Extension Fact Sheets. 414.
Viruses infecting Passiflora species in Florida -
Baker, C.A., Jeyaprakash, A., Webster, C.G., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Viruses infecting Passiflora species in Florida. Plant Pathology. October 2014:415.
First report of tomato mottle mosaic virus infecting tomato in the United States -
Rosskopf, E.N., Lucas, L., Mellinger, H., Adkins, S.T. 2014. First report of tomato mottle mosaic virus infecting tomato in the United States. Plant Health Progress. 15:151-152.
First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in lettuce in Puerto Rico -
Estevez De Jensen, C., Adkins, S.T. 2014. First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in lettuce in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease. 98:1015.
Detection of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting the cucurbit weed Cucumis melo var. dudaim in Florida Reprint Icon -
Tantiwanich, Y., Baker, C.A., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Detection of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting the cucurbit weed Cucumis melo var. dudaim in Florida. Plant Health Progress. 15:29-30.
First Report Of Vine Decline Of Mature Watermelon Plants Caused By Olpidium Bornovanus Reprint Icon -
Stanghellini, M.E., Mohammadi, M., Mathews, D.M., Adkins, S.T. 2014. First Report Of Vine Decline Of Mature Watermelon Plants Caused By Olpidium Bornovanus. Plant Disease. 98:852.
Spatial And Temporal Analysis Of Multiple Whitefly Transmitted Virus Infections In Watermelon Reprint Icon -
Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Spatial And Temporal Analysis Of Multiple Whitefly Transmitted Virus Infections In Watermelon. Plant Disease. 98:1024-1165.
Phytophthora fruit rot-resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR, and USVL020-PFR -
Kousik, C.S., Ling, K., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W. 2014. Phytophthora fruit rot-resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR, and USVL020-PFR. HortScience. 49:101-104.
Production of Brugmansia plants free of Colombian datura virus by in vitro ribavirin chemotherapy -
Niedz, R.P., Hyndman, S.E., Chellemi, D.O., Adkins, S.T. 2013. Production of Brugmansia plants free of Colombian datura virus by in vitro ribavirin chemotherapy. ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science. 8(11):751-755.
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Reprint Icon -
Adkins, S.T. 2013. Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. Plant Management Network. 10.
Importance of Rootstock and Scion Tomato Mosaic Virus Resistance for Grafting Heirloom Tomatoes -
The Use of Latent Class Analysis to Estimate the Sensitivities and Specificities of Diagnostic Tests for Squash vein yellowing virus in Cucurbit Species Reprint Icon -
Turechek, W., Webster, C.G., Duan, J., Roberts, P., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2013. The Use of Latent Class Analysis to Estimate the Sensitivities and Specificities of Diagnostic Tests for Squash vein yellowing virus in Cucurbit Species. Phytopathology. 103(12):1243-1251.
First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in tomato, pepper and jimsonweed in Puerto Rico -
Webster, C.G., Estevez De Jensen, C., Rivera-Vargas, L.I., Rodrigues, J.S., Mercado, W., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H.C., Adkins, S.T. 2013. First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in tomato, pepper and jimsonweed in Puerto Rico. Plant Health Progress. 0:0.
Squash vein yellowing virus affecting watermelon in Puerto Rico -
Acevedo, V., Rodriques, J.C., Estevez De Jensen, C., Webster, C.G., Adkins, S.T., Beaver-Wessel, L. 2013. Squash vein yellowing virus affecting watermelon in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease. doi:10.1094/PDIS-03-13-0322-PDN.
Implications Of Host Plant Resistance Against Whitefly-Transmitted Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus In Tomato For Virus Epidemics And Management -
Srinivasan, R., Barman, A., Riley, D., Adkins, S.T. 2013. Implications Of Host Plant Resistance Against Whitefly-Transmitted Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus In Tomato For Virus Epidemics And Management. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 103: No. 6, 137-138.
Emergence and impact of two tospoviruses in Florida -
Webster, C.G., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H.C., Mcavoy, E., Funderburk, J., Adkins, S.T. 2013. Emergence and impact of two tospoviruses in Florida. American Phytopathology Society. 1:1.
Squash vein yellowing virus infection of vining cucurbits and the vine decline response Reprint Icon -
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Turechek, W., Webb, S.E., Roberts, P.D., Adkins, S.T. 2013. Squash vein yellowing virus infection of vining cucurbits and the vine decline response. Plant Disease. doi:10.1094/PDIS-01-13-0076-RE.
Physiological effects of Squash vein yellowing virus infection on watermelon -
Adkins, S.T., Mccollum, T.G., Albano, J.P., Kousik, C.S., Baker, C.A., Webster, C.G., Roberts, P.D., Webb, S.E., Turechek, W.W. 2013. Physiological effects of Squash vein yellowing virus infection on watermelon. Plant Disease. 97(9):1137-1148.
Development and field evaluation of multiple virus-resistant bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) -
Ling, K., Levi, A., Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Miller, G., Hassell, R.L., Keinath, A.P. 2013. Development and field evaluation of multiple virus-resistant bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria). Plant Disease. 97:1057-1062.
Ecology and Management of Whitefly-Transmitted Vegetable Viruses in the Southeastern United States -
Adkins, S.T. 2012. Ecology and Management of Whitefly-Transmitted Vegetable Viruses in the Southeastern United States. Meeting Abstract. 1:1.
392291-VDR, a watermelon germplasm line with resistance to Squash vein yellowing virus (SqVYV)-caused watermelon vine decline (WVD) -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Webster, C.G., Roberts, P. 2012. 392291-VDR, a watermelon germplasm line with resistance to Squash vein yellowing virus (SqVYV)-caused watermelon vine decline (WVD). HortScience. 47(12):1805-1807.
Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaptation -
Walthall, C.L., Hatfield, J.L., Marshall, E., Lengnick, L., Backlund, P., Adkins, S.T., Ainsworth, E.A., Booker, F.L., Blumenthal, D.M., Bunce, J.A., Burkey, K.O., Dabney, S.M., Goodrich, D.C., Lewers, K.S., Nearing, M.A., Ort, D.R., Pettigrew, W.T., Polley, H.W., Rosskopf, E.N., Srygley, R.B., Ziska, L.H., Delgado, J.A., Funk, A.J., Glenn, D.M., Morgan, J.A., White, J.W., Timlin, D.J., Mcclung, A.M. 2013. Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaption. Washington, DC: USDA Technical Bulletin 1935. 186 p.
Grafting heirloom tomatoes for increased vigor and virus tolerance -
Rosskopf, E.N., Burelle, N.K., Adkins, S.T., Hong, J.C., McKenzie, C.L., Gibbons, J., Roe, N. 2012. Grafting heirloom tomatoes for increased vigor and virus tolerance. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives. 55-1-55-2.
Impact of Climate Change on Plant Disease -
Groundnut ringspot virus and tomato spotted wilt virus – Tospoviruses in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Mellinger, H.C., Frantz, G., Turechek, W., Mcavoy, E., Reitz, S.R., Funderburk, J. 2012. Groundnut ringspot virus and tomato spotted wilt virus – Tospoviruses in Florida. Tomato Institute. PRO 528:26-27.
Ipomoviruses: Squash vein yellowing virus, Cucumber vein yellowing virus, Cassava brown streak virus, and Ugandan cassava brown streak virus -
Investigation on the phytosanitary status of major ornamental hibiscus species in Italy to assess virus infection -
Manglli, A., Adkins, S.T., Tiberini, A., Tomassoli, L. 2012. Investigation on the phytosanitary status of major ornamental hibiscus species in Italy to assess virus infection. International Society for Horticultural Science Meeting. _.
Odontonema cuspidatum and Psychotria punctata, two new cucumber mosaic virus hosts identified in Florida -
Baker, C., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G. 2012. Odontonema cuspidatum and Psychotria punctata, two new cucumber mosaic virus hosts identified in Florida. Plant Disease. 96:1384.
Effect of SqVYV-resistant pollenizers on development and spread of watermelon vine decline in seedless watermelon -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2012. Effect of SqVYV-resistant pollenizers on development and spread of watermelon vine decline in seedless watermelon. Phytopathology. 102:54-65.
Whitefly population dynamics and evaluation of whitefly-transmitted Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV)-resistant tomato genotypes as whitefly and TYLCV reservoirs Reprint Icon -
Srinivasan, R., Riley, D., Diffie, S., Sparks, A., Adkins, S.T. 2012. Whitefly population dynamics and evaluation of whitefly-transmitted Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV)-resistant tomato genotypes as whitefly and TYLCV reservoirs. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(4):1447-1456.
Differential acquisition and transmission of Florida Tomato spotted wilt virus isolates by Western flower thrips -
Reitz, S.R., Adkins, S.T. 2012. Differential acquisition and transmission of Florida Tomato spotted wilt virus isolates by Western flower thrips. American Phytopathology Society. _.
Use of latent class analysis to estimate the sensitivities and specificities of diagnostic tests for Squash vein yellowing virus in cucurbits -
Turechek, W., Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2012. Use of latent class analysis to estimate the sensitivities and specificities of diagnostic tests for Squash vein yellowing virus in cucurbits. Phytopathology. 10:S4.122.
Virus movement within grafted watermelon plants -
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R., Ling, K., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T. 2012. Virus movement within grafted watermelon plants. American Phytopathology Society. 102:S4.133.
Thrips transmission of a tospovirus reassortment -
Webster, C.G., Reitz, S.R., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H.C., Funderburk, J., Adkins, S.T. 2012. Thrips transmission of a tospovirus reassortment. American Phytopathology Society. _.
Development and evaluation of quanitative early monitoring techniques for Squash vein yellowing virus, the cause of watermelon vine decline -
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S. 2012. Development and evaluation of quanitative early monitoring techniques for Squash vein yellowing virus, the cause of watermelon vine decline. Vineline Magazine. Spring:38.
Evaluation of virus resistant rootstocks to manage watermelon vine decline and diseases caused by other potyviruses Reprint Icon -
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Hassell, R., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S. 2012. Evaluation of virus resistant rootstocks to manage watermelon vine decline and diseases caused by other potyviruses. Vineline Magazine. Fall:41.
Progress and Challenges in Managing Watermelon Vine Decline caused by whitefly transmitted Squash Vein Yellowing Virus (SqVYV) -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Webster, C.G., Webb, S.E., Baker, C.A., Stansly, P.A., Roberts, P.D. 2013. Progress and Challenges in Managing Watermelon Vine Decline caused by whitefly transmitted Squash Vein Yellowing Virus (SqVYV). Israel Journal of Plant Science. 60(4):435-445.
Semipersistent whitefly transmission of Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline -
Webb, S.E., Adkins, S.T., Reitz, S.R. 2012. Semipersistent whitefly transmission of Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline. Plant Disease. 96:839-844.
Low genetic diversity of Squash vein yellowing virus in wild and cultivated cucurbits in the U.S. suggests a recent introduction Reprint Icon -
Webster, C.G., Adkins, S.T. 2011. Low genetic diversity of Squash vein yellowing virus in wild and cultivated cucurbits in the U.S. suggests a recent introduction. Virus Research. doi:10.1016/j.virusres.2011.11.017.
In vitro shoot growth of Brugmansia x candida Pers. -
Niedz, R.P., Evens, T.J., Hyndman, S., Adkins, S., Chellemi, D.O. 2011. In vitro shoot growth of Brugmansia x candida Pers. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants. DOl: 10.1007/s12298-011-0100-8.
First Report of Macrophomina phaseolina Causing Leaf and Stem Blight of Tropical Soda Apple in Florida. -
Iriarte, F.B., Rosskopf, E.N., Hilf, M.E., Mccollum, T.G., Albano, J.P., Adkins, S.T. 2007. First Report of Macrophomina phaseolina Causing Leaf and Stem Blight of Tropical Soda Apple in Florida.. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/PHP-2007-1115-01-BR.
The interactions of Tropical soda apple mosaic tobamovirus and Gratiana boliviana (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), an introduced biological control agent of tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum) -
Overholt, W., Markle, L., Rosskopf, E.N., Manrique, V., Albano, J.P., Cave, E., Adkins, S.T. 2009. The interactions of Tropical soda apple mosaic tobamovirus and Gratiana boliviana (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), an introduced biological control agent of tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum). Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts.
Bromovirus -
Cheng Kao, C., Adkins, S.T. 2012. Bromovirus. The Springer Index of Viruses. 12:173-177.
Top 10 Plant Viruses in Molecular Plant Pathology -
Scholthof, K.G., Adkins, S.T., Czosnek, H., Palukaitis, P., Jacquot, E., Hohn, T., Hohn, B., Saunders, K., Candresse, T., Ahlquist, P., Hemenway, C., Foster, G.D. 2011. Top 10 Plant Viruses in Molecular Plant Pathology. Molecular Plant Pathology. 12:938-954.
Outbreak of powdery mildew on watermelon fruit caused by podosphera xanthii in southwest Florida -
Kousik, C.S., Donahoo, R.S., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Roberts, P.D. 2011. Outbreak of powdery mildew on watermelon fruit caused by podosphera xanthii in southwest Florida. Plant Disease. 95:1586.
Groundnut Ringspot Virus in Florida -
Mcavoy, E., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Mellinger, C., Horsman, L., Frantz, G., Reitz, S.R., Zhang, S. 2011. Groundnut Ringspot Virus in Florida. Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS). 282.
Tracking disease and insect pests using Smartphone technology: a new approach for regional (and local) pest management -
Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Mellinger, H.C., Frantz, G., Lucas, L. 2011. Tracking disease and insect pests using Smartphone technology: a new approach for regional (and local) pest management. Tomato Institute. Florida Tomato Institute Proceedings (PRO 527) pg. 15-16.
Expansion of Groundnut ringspot virus host and geographic ranges in solanaceous vegetables in peninsular Florida -
Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Mellinger, C.H., Frantz, G., Roe, N., Yonce, H., Vallad, G.E., Adkins, S.T. 2011. Expansion of Groundnut ringspot virus host and geographic ranges in solanaceous vegetables in peninsular Florida. Plant Health Progress. DOI: 10.1094/PHP-2011-0725-01-BR.
Recommendations for Management of Whiteflies, Whitefly-transmitted viruses, and Insecticide Resistance for Production of Cucurbit Crops in Florida -
Webb, S., Schuster, D.J., Stansly, P., Polston, J.E., Adkins, S.T., Baker, C., Roberts, P., Liburd, O., Nyoike, T., Mcavoy, E., Whidden, A. 2011. Recommendations for Management of Whiteflies, Whitefly-transmitted viruses, and Insecticide Resistance for Production of Cucurbit Crops in Florida. Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS). 95:881.
First Report of Tomato chlorosis virus in Tomato in Georgia -
Sundaraj, S., Srinivasan, R., Webster, C.G., Adkins, S.T., Perry, K.L., Riley, D. 2011. First Report of Tomato chlorosis virus in Tomato in Georgia. Plant Disease. 95(7):881.
Ecology and management of whitefly-transmitted vegetable viruses in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Webb, S.E., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Turechek, W. 2011. Ecology and management of whitefly-transmitted vegetable viruses in Florida. Virus Research. 159:110-114.
Solanaceous vegetables in Florida infected with a novel M RNA reassortant of Groundnut ringspot virus and Tomato chlorotic spot virus -
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Reitz, S.R., Perry, K.L., Frantz, G., Mellinger, C.H. 2011. Solanaceous vegetables in Florida infected with a novel M RNA reassortant of Groundnut ringspot virus and Tomato chlorotic spot virus. Legume Viruses Working Group Proceedings. Abstract.
A novel M RNA reassortant of Groundnut ringspot virus and Tomato chlorotic spot virus infecting vegetables in Florida -
Webster, C.G., Reitz, S.R., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H., Perry, K.L., Adkins, S.T. 2011. A novel M RNA reassortant of Groundnut ringspot virus and Tomato chlorotic spot virus infecting vegetables in Florida. American Phytopathological Society. Abstract.
A natural M RNA reassortant arising from two distinct tospovirus species -
Webster, C.G., Reitz, S.R., Perry, K.L., Adkins, S.T. 2011. A natural M RNA reassortant arising from two distinct tospovirus species. American Society for Virology Meeting. 95:881.
Widespread occurrence and low genetic diversity of Colombian datura virus in Brugmansia suggest an anthropogenic role in virus selection and spread. -
Chellemi, D.O., Webster, C.G., Baker, C.A., Annamalai, M., Achor, D., Adkins, S.T. 2011. Widespread occurrence and low genetic diversity of Colombian datura virus in Brugmansia suggest an anthropogenic role in virus selection and spread.. Plant Disease. 95:755-761.
A natural M RNA reassortant arising from two species of plant-and-insect-infecting bunyaviruses and comparison of its sequences and biological properties to parental species -
Webster, C.G., Reitz, S.R., Perry, K.L., Adkins, S.T. 2011. A natural M RNA reassortant arising from two species of plant-and-insect-infecting bunyaviruses and comparison of its sequences and biological properties to parental species. Virology. 413:216-225.
Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus detected in pigweed in Florida -
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Roberts, P., Rosskopf, E.N., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T. 2011. Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus detected in pigweed in Florida. Plant Disease. 95(3):360.
Effect of reflective mulch and insecticidal treatments on development of watermelon vine decline caused by squash vein yellowing virus -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. Effect of reflective mulch and insecticidal treatments on development of watermelon vine decline caused by squash vein yellowing virus. Cucurbitaceae 2010 Proceedings. J.A. Thies, C.S. Kousik and A. Levi (eds.) pp. 237-239. 2010. (Proceedings)
Epidemiology and Association of Four Insect-Vectored Viruses in Florida Watermelon -
Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Stansly, P., Roberts, P., Kousik, C.S. 2010. Epidemiology and Association of Four Insect-Vectored Viruses in Florida Watermelon. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. 208-209.
Physiological effects induced by Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Mccollum, T.G., Albano, J.P., Turechek, W., Roberts, P., Webb, S.E., Baker, C.A., Kousik, C.S. 2010. Physiological effects induced by Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. 194-195.
Responses of various vining cucurbits to Squash vein yellowing virus infection -
Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Roberts, P., Webb, S., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Responses of various vining cucurbits to Squash vein yellowing virus infection. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. 214-215.
Effect of Reflective Plastic Mulch and Insecticide Sprays on Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida, 2009 -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2010. Effect of Reflective Plastic Mulch and Insecticide Sprays on Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida, 2009. Plant Disease Management Reports. 4:V149.
Groundnut ringspot virus detected infecting tomato in south Florida -
Webster, C.G., Adkins, S.T., Perry, K., Lu, X., Horsman, L., Frantz, G., Mellinger, C. 2010. Groundnut ringspot virus detected infecting tomato in south Florida. Pest Alert. http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/pestalert/groundnut_ringspot.htm
Distribution of Four Viruses in Single and Mixed Infections Within Infected Watermelon Plants in Florida -
Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Distribution of Four Viruses in Single and Mixed Infections Within Infected Watermelon Plants in Florida. Phytopathology. 100:1194-1203.
Greenhouse and Field Evaluation of Multiple Virus Resistant Lagenaria siceraria Lines Potentially useful for Watermelon Rootstocks -
Ling, K., Levi, A., Kousik, C.S., Hassell, R., Keinath, A., Miller, G., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Greenhouse and Field Evaluation of Multiple Virus Resistant Lagenaria siceraria Lines Potentially useful for Watermelon Rootstocks. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. pp 308-310.
Rice ragged stunt virus segment S6-encoded nonstructural protein Pns6 complements cell-to-cell movement of Tobacco mosaic virus-based chimeric virus -
Wu, Z., Wu, J., Adkins, S.T., Xie, L., Li, W. 2010. Rice ragged stunt virus segment S6-encoded nonstructural protein Pns6 complements cell-to-cell movement of Tobacco mosaic virus-based chimeric virus. Virus Research. 152:176-179.
First report of Groundnut ringspot virus infecting tomato in south Florida -
Webster, C.G., Perry, K., Lu, X., Horsman, L., Frantz, G., Mellinger, C., Adkins, S.T. 2010. First report of Groundnut ringspot virus infecting tomato in south Florida. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/PHP-2010-0707-01-BR.
Insights into common functional domains of tospovirus NSm proteins -
Li, W., Lewandoski, D.J., Hilf, M.E., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Insights into common functional domains of tospovirus NSm proteins. Phytopathology. 100 (No. 6, supplement):S70.
Development of ELISA and qPCR for Squash vein yellowing virus detection -
Webster, C.G., Li, W., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Development of ELISA and qPCR for Squash vein yellowing virus detection. Phytopathology. 100 (No. 6, supplement):S134
Identification of Groundnut ringspot virus in tomato in south Florida -
Webster, C.G., Horsman, L., Frantz, G., Mellinger, C., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Identification of Groundnut ringspot virus in tomato in south Florida. Phytopathology. 100 (No. 6, supplement):S134
Integrating Sunflower Oil Seed Crops into Florida Horticultural Production Systems -
Chellemi, D.O., Von Wedel, R., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W. 2010. Integrating Sunflower Oil Seed Crops into Florida Horticultural Production Systems. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 122:289-294.
Epidemiological Analysis of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon in Experimental Fields in Southwest Florida -
Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Webster, C.G., Stansly, P., Roberts, P., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Epidemiological Analysis of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon in Experimental Fields in Southwest Florida. International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium.
Patterns of Virus Distribution in Single and Mixed Infections of Florida Watermelons -
Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Patterns of Virus Distribution in Single and Mixed Infections of Florida Watermelons. Phytopathology. doi:10.1094/PHYTO-01-10-0018.
Update on the watermelon vine decline virus and other whitefly-transmitted cucurbit viruses in Florida, and their effects on watermelon -
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Mccollum, T.G., Albano, J.P., Kousik, C.S., Roberts, P.D., Webb, S.E., Baker, C.A., Turechek, W. 2010. Update on the watermelon vine decline virus and other whitefly-transmitted cucurbit viruses in Florida, and their effects on watermelon. HortScience. 45(4):510
Patterns of Virus Distribution in Single and Mixed Infections of Florida Watermelons -
Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Patterns of Virus Distribution in Single and Mixed Infections of Florida Watermelons. HortScience. 45(4):511
Effects of the watermelon vine decline virus on vining cucurbit germplasm including wild cucurbits -
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Turechek, W., Roberts, P., Webb, S., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Effects of the watermelon vine decline virus on vining cucurbit germplasm including wild cucurbits. HortScience. 45(4):512
New Taastrup-Like virus, Rhabdoviridae, lethal to leafhoppers -
Hunter, W.B., Adkins, S.T. 2010. New Taastrup-Like virus, Rhabdoviridae, lethal to leafhoppers [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XVIII Conference, January 9-13, 2010, San Diego, California. p. 18.
Surprising results from a search for effective disinfectants for Tobacco mosaic virus-contaminated tools -
Lewandowski, D., Hayes, A.J., Adkins, S.T. 2010. Surprising results from a search for effective disinfectants for Tobacco mosaic virus-contaminated tools. Plant Disease. 94:5:542-550.
Review of Viral Watermelon Vine Decline: a New and Emerging Threat to Watermelon Production in Florida -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Webb, S.E., Stansly, P.A., Roberts, P.D., Baker, C.A. 2010. Review of Viral Watermelon Vine Decline: a New and Emerging Threat to Watermelon Production in Florida. Acta Horticulturae. (ISHS) 871.
Detection of three whitefly-transmitted viruses infecting the cucurbit weed, Cucumis melo var. dudaim, in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Baker, C.A., Weaver, R., Rosskopf, E.N., Turechek, W. 2009. Detection of three whitefly-transmitted viruses infecting the cucurbit weed, Cucumis melo var. dudaim, in Florida. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/PHP-2009-1118-01-BR
IPM CRSP project on tospoviruses and thrips vectors in South and Southeast Asia -
Adkins, S.T., Karthikeyan, G., Damayanthi, T., Kodetham, G., Riley, D.J., Naidu, R.A. 2009. IPM CRSP project on tospoviruses and thrips vectors in South and Southeast Asia. Thysanoptera International Conference Proceedings.
Tomato spotted wilt virus NSm protein domains involved in tubule formation,movement and symptoms -
Li, W., Lewandoski, D.J., Hilf, M.E., Adkins, S.T. 2009. Tomato spotted wilt virus NSm protein domains involved in tubule formation,movement and symptoms. Thysanoptera International Conference Proceedings.
Epidemiological Analysis of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon in Experimental Fields in Southwest Florida -
Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Webster, C.G., Stansly, P.A. 2009. Epidemiological Analysis of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon in Experimental Fields in Southwest Florida. Phytopathology.
MANAGING WHITEFLY VECTORS OF THREE CUCURBIT VIRUSES NEW TO FLORIDA -
Webb, S.E., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S. 2009. Managing Whitefly Vectors of Three Cucurbit Viruses New to Florida. Phytopathology. 99:S171.
Characterization of Tomato spotted wilt virus NSm protein domains involved in tubule formation, movement and symptoms -
Li, W., Lewandowski, D.J., Hilf, M.E., Adkins, S.T. 2009. Characterization of Tomato spotted wilt virus NSm protein domains involved in tubule formation, movement and symptoms. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting.
Symptoms and distribution of Squash vein yellowing virus in vining cucurbits -
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Turechek, W., Webb, S., Adkins, S.T. 2009. Symptoms and distribution of Squash vein yellowing virus in vining cucurbits. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting.
VIRUS DISEASES -
Identification of domains of the Tomato spotted wilt virus NSm protein involved in tubule formation, movement and symptomatology -
Li, W., Lewandowski, D.J., Hilf, M.E., Adkins, S.T. 2009. Identification of domains of the Tomato spotted wilt virus NSm protein involved in tubule formation, movement and symptomatology. Virology. 390:110-121.
Watermelon vine decline and other whitefly-transmitted virus diseases of cucurbits in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Webb, S.E., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Baker, C.A. 2009. Watermelon vine decline and other whitefly-transmitted virus diseases of cucurbits in Florida. Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. 20.
Cucurbit leaf crumple virus Identified in Common Bean in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Polston, J.E., Turechek, W. 2008. Cucurbit leaf crumple virus Identified in Common Bean in Florida. Plant Disease. 93:320.
Sources of Resistance in U.S. Plant Introductions to Watermelon Vine Decline Caused of Squash Vein Yellowing Virus Reprint Icon -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2009. Sources of Resistance in U.S. Plant Introductions to Watermelon Vine Decline Caused of Squash Vein Yellowing Virus. HortScience. 44:256-262.
Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of watermelon vine decline in Florida -
Baker, C., Webb, S., Adkins, S.T. 2008. Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of watermelon vine decline in Florida. Fla. Dept. of Agric. & Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry, Plant Pathology Circular 407.
The interactions of Tropical soda apple mosaic tobamovirus and Gratiana boliviana (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), an introduced biological control agent of tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum) -
Overholt, W., Markle, L., Rosskopf, E.N., Manrique, V., Albano, J.P., Cave, E., Adkins, S.T. 2009. The interactions of Tropical soda apple mosaic tobamovirus and Gratiana boliviana (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), an introduced biological control agent of tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum). Biological Control. 48:294-300.
Whitefly-transmitted viruses in cucurbits -
Vallad, G., Snodgrass, C., Adkins, S.T. 2008. White-fly transmitted viruses in cucurbits. The Berry Vegetable Time.
Use of Reflective Plastic Mulch and Insecticide Sprays to Manage Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida, 2007 -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2008. Use of Reflective Plastic Mulch and Insecticide Sprays to Manage Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida, 2007. Plant Disease Management Reports. 2:V169.
Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida, USA – reservoirs, genome characterization and mixed infections -
Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Li, W., Hilf, M.E., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Baker, C.A., Webb, S.E. 2008. Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida, USA – reservoirs, genome characterization and mixed infections. Legume Viruses Working Group Proceedings. 26.
Identification of plant reservoirs and genome characterization of Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Li, W., Hilf, M.E., Turechek, W., Kousik, C.S., Baker, C., Webb, S.E. 2008. Identification of plant reservoirs and genome characterization of Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline in Florida. Phytopathology. 98(6):S10
Patterns of Multi-Virus Infections in Florida Watermelon -
Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Stansly, P.A., Roberts, P.D. 2008. Patterns of Multi-Virus Infections in Florida Watermelon. Phytopathology. 98(6):S154
Characteristics of whitefly transmission of Squash vein yellowing virus -
Webb, S.E., Adkins, S.T., Baker, C.A. 2008. Characteristics of whitefly transmission of Squash vein yellowing virus. Phytopathology. 98:S167
A review of ipomoviruses and watermelon vine decline caused by the newly-described and whitefly-transmitted squash vein yellowing virus -
Adkins, S.T., Webb, S., Roberts, P., Kousik, C.S., Stansly, P., Bruton, B.D., Achor, D., Muchovej, R., Baker, C. 2010. A review of ipomoviruses and watermelon vine decline caused by the newly-described and whitefly-transmitted squash vein yellowing virus. Bemisia International Workshop Proceedings.
Plant reservoirs of Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline, and other whitefly-transmitted cucurbit viruses in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Webb, S.E., Baker, C.A., Turechek, W. 2008. Plant reservoirs of Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of viral watermelon vine decline, and other whitefly-transmitted cucurbit viruses in Florida. HortScience. 43(3)623
Patterns of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon at the Plant and Field Levels in Florida -
Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Stansly, P.A., Roberts, P.D. 2008. Patterns of Multi-Virus Infections of Watermelon at the Plant and Field Levels in Florida. HortScience. 43:623-624.
Presence of P1b and absence of HC-Pro in Squash vein yellowing virus suggests a general feature of the genus Ipomovirus in the family Potyviridae -
Li, W., Hilf, M.E., Webb, S.E., Baker, C.A., Adkins, S.T. 2008. Presence of P1b and absence of HC-Pro in Squash vein yellowing virus suggests a general feature of the genus Ipomovirus in the family Potyviridae. Virus Research. 135:213-219.
Squash vein yellowing virus detection using nested polymerase chain reaction demonstrates Momordica charantia is a reservoir host -
Adkins, S.T., Webb, S., Baker, C., Kousik, C.S. 2008. Squash vein yellowing virus detection using nested polymerase chain reaction demonstrates Momordica charantia is a reservoir host. Plant Disease. 92:1119-1123.
Management of Whitefly-Transmitted Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2008. Management of Whitefly-Transmitted Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida. Phytopathology. 98:S85.
Agronomic feasibility of sunflower as an oilseed cover crop for Florida vegetable production systems -
Bidens mottle virus and Apium virus Y identified in Ammi majus in Florida -
Baker, C.A., Rosskopf, E.N., Irey, M.S., Jones, L., Adkins, S.T. 2008. Bidens mottle virus and Apium virus Y identified in Ammi majus in Florida. Plant Disease. 92:6:975.
Columbian datura virus re-emergence in Brugmansia spp. in the U.S. -
Adkins, S.T., Chellemi, D.O., Annamalai, M., Baker, C. 2008. Columbian datura virus re-emergence in Brugmansia spp. in the U.S.. Virus Diseases of Ornamental Plants Symposium Proceedings.
Identification of three potyviruses in Ammi majus in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Baker, C., Jones, L., Irey, M., Rosskopf, E.N. 2008. Identification of three potyviruses in Ammi majus in Florida. Virus Diseases of Ornamental Plants Symposium Proceedings.
Effects of Silver Plastic Mulch and Chemical Treatments on Development of Whitefly-Transmitted Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D. 2008. Effects of Silver Plastic Mulch and Chemical Treatments on Development of Whitefly-Transmitted Viral Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida. HortScience. 43(3):624.
Cucurbit leaf crumple virus detected in green beans in southwest Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W. 2008. Cucurbit leaf crumple virus detected in green beans in southwest Florida. Pest Alert.
Detection of Cucurbit leaf crumple virus in Florida cucurbits -
Akad, F., Webb, S., Nyoike, T., Liburd, O., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T., Polston, J. 2008. Detection of Cucurbit leaf crumple virus in Florida cucurbits. Plant Disease. 92:648.
Triple Threat for Cucurbits -
December Issue
Characterization of complete sequences of RNA 1 and RNA 2 of citrus variegation virus -
Li, W., Adkins, S.T., Hilf, M.E. 2007. Characterization of complete sequences of RNA 1 and RNA 2 of citrus variegation virus. Archives of Virology. 153:385-388.
Tropical soda apple mosaic virus Identified in Solanum capsicoides in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Mcavoy, G., Rosskopf, E.N. 2007. Tropical soda apple mosaic virus Identified in Solanum capsicoides in Florida. Plant Disease. 91:1204
Management of watermelon vine decline in Florida -
Roberts, P., Stansly, P., Adkins, S.T., Bruton, B.D., Muchovej, R., Kousik, C.S. 2007. Management of watermelon vine decline in Florida. American Phytopathology Society.
Squash vein yellowing virus identified in watermelon in Indiana -
Egel, D., Adkins, S.T. 2007. Squash vein yellowing virus identified in watermelon in Indiana. Plant Disease. 91:1056.
BIDENS MOTTLE VIRUS IDENTIFIED IN TROPICAL SODA APPLE IN FLORIDA -
Baker, C.A., Kamenova, I., Adkins, S.T. 2007. Bidens mottle virus identified in tropical soda apple in florida. Plant Disease. 91:905.
Watermelon Vine Declines -
Egel, D., Adkins, S.T. 2007. Watermelon Vine Declines. Vegetable Grower.
Squash vein yellowing virus and its effects on watermelon -
Adkins, S.T., Mccollum, T.G., Albano, J.P., Kousik, C.S., Roberts, P., Baker, C., Webb, S. 2007. Squash vein yellowing virus and its effects on watermelon. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting.
Management of tobamoviruses in ornamental production -
Adkins, S.T., Lewandowski, D. 2007. Management of tobamoviruses in ornamental production. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting.
Current status of tospoviruses in vegetable cropping systems in India -
Ravi, K., Bhanu, P.M., Poojari, S., Kunkalikar, S., Zehr, U., Riley, D., Adkins, S.T., Naidu, R. 2007. Current status of tospoviruses in vegetable cropping systems in India. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting.
Preliminary Evaluation of USDA Watermelon Core Collection for Tolerance to SqVYV, 2006 -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2007. Preliminary Evaluation of USDA Watermelon Core Collection for Tolerance to SqVYV, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports. 1:V011.
Evaluation of Select USDA Watermelon Plant Introductions (PI) for Tolerance to Watermelon Vine Decline, 2006 -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Roberts, P.D. 2007. Evaluation of Select USDA Watermelon Plant Introductions (PI) for Tolerance to Watermelon Vine Decline, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports. 1:V012.
Tolerance of select watermelon plant introductions (PI) to watermelon vine decline in Florida -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Roberts, P.D. 2002. Tolerance of Select Watermelon Plant Introductions (PI) to Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida. HortScience. 42(3):453.
Evaluation of Commercial Watermelon Rootstocks for Tolerance to Phytophthora Blight and Watermelon Vine Decline -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Roberts, P.D., Hassell, R. 2002. Evaluation of Commercial Watermelon Rootstocks for Tolerance to Phytophthora Blight and Watermelon Vine Decline. HortScience. 42(3):453.
Management of Whitefly Populations for the Control of Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida -
Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Adkins, S.T., Kousik, C.S., Bruton, B.D. 2007. Management of Whitefly Populations for the Control of Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida. Phytopathology. 97:S182.
Potential Sources of Resistance in Watermelon Plant Introductions (PI) to Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida -
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Roberts, P.D. 2007. Potential Sources of Resistance in Watermelon Plant Introductions (PI) to Watermelon Vine Decline in Florida. Phytopathology. 97:S59.
Research Update on Mature Watermelon Vine Decline in South Florida -
Kousik, C.S., Roberts, P.D., Adkins, S.T., Webb, S., Stansly, P.A., Baker, C., Bruton, B.D., Muchovei, R., Achor, D., Whidden, A.L. 2006. Research Update on Mature Watermelon Vine Decline in South Florida. Proceedings of the North Carolina Vegetable Grower's Association. 2006 Year Book Volume VIII:55.
Tobacco ringspot virus found in the Cardboard Cycad, Zamia furfuracea, in Florida -
Baker, C.A., Adkins, S.T. 2007. Tobacco ringspot virus found in the Cardboard Cycad, Zamia furfuracea, in Florida. Plant Disease. 91:112.
Squash vein yellowing virus, a novel ipomovirus, isolated from squash and watermelon in Florida -
Adkins, S.T., Webb, S., Achor, D., Kousik, C.S., Roberts, P.D., Baker, C.A. 2006. Squash vein yellowing virus, a novel ipomovirus, isolated from squash and watermelon in Florida. Bemisia International Workshop Proceedings.
IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL TOBAMOVIRUS FROM TROPICAL SODA APPLE IN FLORIDA -
Adkins, S.T., Kamenova, I., Rosskopf, E.N., Lewandowski, D. 2007. Identification and characterization of a novel tobamovirus from tropical soda apple in Florida. Plant Disease. 91:287-293.
Whitefly Transmission of a New Virus Infecting Cucurbits in Florida -
Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) transmitted Squash vein yellowing virus (SqVYV): a component of Watermelon Vine Decline in South Florida. -
Roberts, P., Stansly, P.A., Adkins, S.T., Webb, S., Baker, C., Bruton, B.D., Muchovej, R., Achor, D., Kousik, C.S., Whidden, A.L., Mcavoy, G., Gilreath, P. 2006. Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) transmitted Squash vein yellowing virus (SqVYV): a component of Watermelon Vine Decline in South Florida.. Bemisia International Workshop Proceedings. p. 72-73.
IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL WHITEFLY-TRANSMITTED MEMBER OF THE FAMILY POTYVIRIDAE ISOLATED FROM CUCURBITS IN FLORIDA -
Adkins, S.T., Webb, S., Achor, D., Roberts, P., Baker, C. 2007. Identification and characterization of a novel whitefly-transmitted member of the family potyviridae isolated from cucurbits in florida. Phytopathology. 97:No. 2, 145-154.
TOSPOVIRUSES -
Chiemsombat, P., Adkins, S.T. 2006. Tospoviruses. Molecular Diagnosis of Plant Viruses.
NATURAL INFECTION OF VERBENA AND PHLOX BY A RECENTLY DESCRIBED MEMBER OF THE CARMOVIRUS GENUS -
Assis Filho, F., Harness, A., Tifany, M., Gera, A., Spiegel, S., Adkins, S.T. 2006. NATURAL INFECTION OF VERBENA AND PHLOX BY A RECENTLY DESCRIBED MEMBER OF THE CARMOVIRUS GENUS. Plant Disease. 90:1115.
FIRST REPORT OF TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS IN TOMATILLO IN FLORIDA -
Adkins, S.T., Momol, M., Dankers, H., Reitz, S.R., Olson, S. 2006. First report of tomato spotted wilt virus in tomatillo in florida. Plant Health Progress.
A NOVEL WHITEFLY-TRANSMITTED POTYVIRUS ISOLATED FROM CUCURBITS IN FLORIDA -
Adkins, S.T., Webb, S., Achor, D., Baker, C. 2006. A novel whitefly-transmitted potyvirus isolated from cucurbits in Florida. Phytopathology. 96:S3.
PARTNERSHIPS FOR PROGRESS: INDIA-US COLLABORATION FOR INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF THRIPS-BORNE TOSPOVIRUSES IN VEGETABLE CROPPING SYSTEMS -
Naidu, R.A., Ravi, K.S., Adkins, S.T., Riley, D.J. 2006. Partnerships for progress: india-us collaboration for integrated management of thrips-borne tospoviruses in vegetable cropping systems. Meeting Abstract.
FUNGI AND BACTERIA ASSOCIATED WITH WATERMELON VINE DECLINE IN FLORIDA -
Roberts, P., Adkins, S.T., Bruton, B.D. 2006. Fungi and bacteria associated with watermelon vine decline in Florida [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society. S1:88.
INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF THRIPS-BORNE TOSPOVIRUSES IN VEGETABLE CROPPING SYSTEMS IN SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA -
Naidu, R., Riley, D., Ravi, K., Chaisuekul, C., Adkins, S.T. 2006. Integrated management of thrips-borne tospoviruses in vegetable cropping systems in south and southeast asia. Proceeding of the National Integrated Pest Management.
CLOVER YELLOW VEIN VIRUS IDENTIFIED IN AMMI MAJUS IN FLORIDA -
Irey, M.S., Adkins, S.T., Baker, C.A. 2006. Clover yellow vein virus identified in ammi majus in Florida. Plant Disease. 90:380. online: DOI: 10.1094/PD-90-0380B.
BIOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL CARMOVIRUS ISOLATED FROM ANGELONIA -
Adkins, S.T., Hammond, J., Gera, A., Maroon Lango, C.J., Sobolev, I., Harness, A., Zeidan, M., Spiegel, S. 2006. Biological and molecular characterization of a novel carmovirus isolated from angelonia. Phytopathology. 96:460-467.
TOSPOVIRUSES (FAMILY BUNYAVIRIDAE, GENUS TOSPOVIRUS) -
Adkins, S.T., Zitter, T., Momol, T. 2006. Tospoviruses (family bunyaviridae, genus tospovirus). Pest Alert.
TOSPOVIRUSES -
Adkins, S.T., Zitter, T., Momol, T. 2005. Tospoviruses. Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS). Fact Sheet pp. 212 of the Plant Pathology Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Services, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/PP134
DIVERSITY OF TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS ISOLATES IN THE FIELD -
Adkins, S.T. 2005. Diversity of tomato spotted wilt virus isolates in the field. Thysanoptera International Conference Proceedings.
EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TOSPOVIRUSES IN SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA: CURRENT STATUS AND FUTURE PROSPECTS -
Naidu, R., Adkins, S.T., Ravi, K., Chiemsombat, P., Jain, R., Savithri, H., Gajanandana, O., Muniyappa, V., Riley, D. 2005. Epidemiology of tospoviruses in south and southeast asia: current status and future prospects. Thysanoptera International Conference Proceedings.
THE TUBULE-FORMING NSM PROTEIN FROM TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS COMPLEMENTS CELL-TO-CELL AND LONG-DISTANCE MOVEMENT OF TOBACCO MOSAIC VIRUS HYBRIDS -
Lewandowski, D.J., Adkins, S.T. 2005. The tubule-forming nsm protein from tomato spotted wilt virus complements cell-to-cell and long-distance movement of tobacco mosaic virus hybrids. Virology. 342:26-37.
DETECTION OF TOBACCO STREAK VIRUS FROM HIBISCUS IN FLORIDA -
Lewandowski, D.J., Afunian, M., Adkins, S.T. 2005. Detection of tobacco streak virus from hibiscus in Florida. Phytopathology. 95:S59.
COLOMBIAN DATURA VIRUS DIAGNOSED IN BRUGMANSIA SPP. IN FLORIDA -
Adkins, S., Chellemi, D.O., Annamalai, M. Baker, C.A. 2005. Colombian datura virus diagnosed in Brugmansia spp. in Florida. Phytopathology. 95:S2.
CHARACTERIZATION OF A CARMOVIRUS FROM ANGELONIA -
Adkins, S.T., Hammond, J., Maroon-Lango, C., Harness, A., Kulemeka, B., Geister, R., Bandla, M., Spiegel, S., Gera, A. 2005. Characterization of a carmovirus from angelonia. Phytopathology. 95:S2.
WATERMELON VINE DECLINE AND FRUIT ROT -
Roberts, P., Muchovej, R., Bruton, B.D., Baker, C., Adkins, S.T. 2005. Watermelon vine decline and fruit rot. National Watermelon Association Newsletter.
INVESTIGATION INTO A MATURE WATERMELON VINE DECLINE AND FRUIT ROT -
Roberts, P., Muchovej, R., Urs, R., Achor, D., Baker, C., Bruton, B., Adkins, S. 2005. Investigation into a mature watermelon vine decline and fruit rot. Phytopathology. 95:S89.
FIRST REPORT OF A VIRUS INFECTION OF AMMI MAJUS IN FLORIDA -
Irey, M.S., Adkins, S., Baker, C.A. 2005. First report of a virus infection of Ammi majus in Florida. Phytopathology. 95:S46.
IF YOU KNOW ONE VIRUS, YOU DON'T KNOW THEM ALL -
Daughtrey, M., Adkins, S.T. 2005. If you know one virus, you don't know them all. Greenhouse Business. April Issue, II:4:21-22&27.
TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS IDENTIFIED IN DESERT ROSE IN FLORIDA -
Adkins, S.T., Baker, C.A. 2005. Tomato spotted wilt virus identified in desert rose in Florida. Plant Disease. 89:526.
MATURE VINE DECLINE AND FRUIT ROT OF WATERMELON -
Roberts, P., Muchovej, R. M., Gilreath, P., McAvoy, G., Baker, C. A., Adkins, S. T. 2004. Mature Vine Decline and Fruit Rot of Watermelon. Citrus and Vegetable Magazine.
VIRAL INVOLVEMENT IN VINE DECLINE OF WATERMELON IN FLORIDA -
Adkins, S.T., Baker, C.A., Achor, D., Roberts, P.D., Kamenova, I., Muchovej, R.M., Gilreath, P., Mcavoy, G. 2005. Viral involvement in vine decline of watermelon in florida. Meeting Abstract.
FIRST REPORT OF HIBISCUS LATENT FORT PIERCE VIRUS IN NEW MEXICO -
Allen, J.E., Kamenova, I., Adkins, S., Hanson, S.F. 2004. First Report of Hibiscus Latent Fort Pierce Virus in New Mexico. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/PHP-2005-0105-01-HN.
A SYSTEM TO EXPLORE TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS GENE FUNCTION -
Adkins, S.T., Lewandowski, D.J. 2005. A system to explore tomato spotted wilt virus gene function. Acta Horticulturae. 695:85-90.
CANNA YELLOW MOTTLE VIRUS DETECTED IN CANNA IN FLORIDA -
Timur, M.M., Lockhart, B.L., Dankers, H., Adkins, S.T. 2004. Canna yellow mottle virus detected in canna in Florida. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2004-0809-01-HN.
COMPLETE SEQUENCE OF HIBISCUS LATENT SINGAPORE VIRUS CONTAINING AN INTERNAL POLY(A) TRACT AND IRES ELEMENTS -
Srinivasan, K. G., Min, B. E., Ryu, K. H., Adkins, Scott, Wong, S. M. 2004. Complete Sequence of Hibiscus Latent Singapore Virus Containing an Internal Poly(A) Tract and Ires Elements. Archives of Virology.
TOBAMOVIRUSES FROM HIBISCUS IN FLORIDA AND BEYOND -
Adkins, S.T., Kamenova, I., Chiemsombat, P., Baker, C., Lewandowski, D. 2006. Tobamoviruses from hibiscus in florida and beyond. Acta Horticulturae.
IDENTIFICATION OF TOMATO MOSAIC VIRUS INFECTION IN JASMINE -
Kamenova, I., Adkins, S.T., Achor, D. 2006. Identification of tomato mosaic virus infection in jasmine. Acta Horticulturae.
CHARACTERIZATION OF A TOBAMOVIRUS FROM TROPICAL SODA APPLE -
Kamenova, I., Rosskopf, E.N., Lewandowski, D., Adkins, S.T. 2004. Characterization of a tobamovirus from tropical soda apple. Phytopathology. 94:S48.
CHARACTERIZATION OF A NEW TOBAMOVIRUS SPECIES FROM HIBISCUS -
Adkins, S.T., Kamenova, I., Lewandowski, D. 2004. Characterization of a new tobamovirus species from hibiscus. Phytopathology. 94:S3.
DETECTION OF HIBISCUS LATENT FORT PIERCE VIRUS IN NEW MEXICO -
Allen, J., Kamenova, I., Adkins, S.T., Hanson, S. 2004. Detection of hibiscus latent Fort Pierce virus in New Mexico. Phytopathology. 94:S4.
A SYSTEM TO EXPLORE TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS GENE FUNCTION -
Adkins, S.T., Lewandowski, D. J. 2004. A System to Explore Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Gene Function. Meeting Abstract.
THE TUBULE FORMING NSM PROTEIN FROM TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS SUPPORTS LONG-DISTANCE MOVEMENT OF TOBACCO MOSAIC VIRUS (TMV) IN TOBACCO IN THE PRESENCE OF THE TMV COAT PROTEIN -
Lewandowski, D., Adkins, S.T. The tubule forming NSm protein from tomato spotted wilt virus supports long-distance movement of tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) in tobacco in the presence of the TMV coat protein. American Society for Virology 23rd Annual Meeting. Abstract No. P40-7.
PEPPERS, TOMATOES, AND TOBAMOVIRUSES -
Baker, C., Adkins, S. 2004. Peppers, Tomatoes, and Tobamoviruses. Government Publication/Report.
TRANSMISSION, IN PLANTA DISTRIBUTION AND MANAGEMENT OF HIBISCUS LATENT FORT PIERCE VIRUS, A NOVEL TOBAMOVIRUS ISOLATED FROM FLORIDA HIBISCUS -
Kamenova, I., Adkins, S.T. 2004. Transmission, in planta distribution and management of hibiscus latent Fort Pierce virus, a novel tobamovirus isolated from Florida hibiscus. Plant Disease. 88:674-679.
TOBAMOVIRUSES FROM HIBISCUS IN FLORIDA AND BEYOND -
Adkins, S. T., Kamenova, I., Chiemsombat, P., Baker, C. A., Lewandowski, D. J. 2004. Tobamoviruses from Hibiscus in Florida and Beyond. Meeting Abstract.
IDENTIFICATION OF TOMATO MOSAIC VIRUS AND TOMATO RINGSPOT VIRUS IN JASMINE IN FLORIDA -
Kamenova, I., Adkins, S. T. 2004. Identification of Tomato Mosaic Virus and Tomato Ringspot Virus in Jasmine in Florida. Meeting Abstract.
VIRUS DISEASES OF ORNAMENTAL HIBISCUS -
Chiemsombat, P., Thongsa, S., Phetsoongnern, P., Seetou, W., Adkins, S. T. 2004. Virus Diseases of Ornamental Hibiscus. Meeting Abstract.
FIRST REPORT OF TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS IN HOSTA IN FLORIDA -
Momol, M.T., Dankers, H., Adkins, S. 2003. First Report of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus in Hosta in Florida. Online. Plant Health Progress doi:, 10, 1094/PHP-2003-1024-01-HN.
COMPARISON OF DETECTION METHODS FOR A NOVEL TOBAMOVIRUS ISOLATED FROM FLORIDA HIBISCUS -
Kamenova, I., Adkins, S. 2004. Comparison of Detection Methods for a Novel Tobamovirus Isolated From Florida Hibiscus. Plant Disease. 88:34-40.
EFFECTS OF MODIFICATION OF THE TRANSCRIPTION INITIATION SITE CONTEXT ON CITRUS TRISTEZA VIRUS SUBGENOMIC RNA SYNTHESIS -
Ayllon, Maria A., Gowda, Siddarame, Saryanarayana, Tatineni, Karasev, Alexander, Adkins, S., Mawassi, Munir, Guerri, Jose, Moreno, Pedro, Dawson, William. 2003. Effects of Modification of the Transcription Initiation site context on Citrus Tristeza Virus Subgenomic RNA Synthesis. Journal of Virology. 77:9232-9243.
TOSPOVIRUSES AND THEIR DIVERSITY -
DEVELOPMENT OF SENSITIVE AND RELIABLE DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES FOR A NOVEL TOBAMOVIRUS ISOLATED FROM FLORIDA HIBISCUS -
EXPRESSION OF THE TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS NSM OPEN READING FRAME COMPLEMENTS MOVEMENT OF TOBACCO MOSAIC VIRUS EXPRESSION VECTORS -
CUCUMBER MOSAIC VIRUS DIAGNOSED IN DESERT ROSE -
Baker, C. A., Achor, D., Adkins, S. 2003. Cucumber Mosaic Virus Diagnosed in Desert Rose. Plant Disease. v. 87: p. 1007.
BIOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL TOBAMOVIRUS WITH A UNIQUE HOST RANGE -
Adkins, S., Kamenova, I., Achor, D., Lewandowski, D. 2003. Biological and Molecular Characterization of a Novel Tobamovirus with a Unique Host Range. Plant Disease, v. 87: p. 1190-1196.
TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS DETECTED IN AMERICAN BLACK NIGHTSHADE (SOLANUM AMERICANUM) IN VEGETABLE FIELD IN SOUTHEAST FLORIDA -
BIOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATON OF A NOVEL TOB0MOVIRUS WITH A UNIQUE HOST RANGE -
Adkins, S.T., Kamenova, I., Achor, D., Lewandowski, D. 2003. Biological and molecular characterizaton of a novel tob0movirus with a unique host range. International Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Plant Diseases. 87:1190-1196
TOBAMOVIRUSES AS MODEL ORGANISMS AND PLANT PATHOGENS -
FIRST REPORT OF TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS IN BLACKBERRY LILY IN NORTH AMERICA -
DISEASES OF PEPPER AND THEIR MANAGEMENT -
Roberts, P.D., Adkins, S., Pernezny, K., Jones, J. 2003. Diseases of Pepper and Their Management. Pages 333-387 in: Diseases of Fruits and Vegetables - Diagnosis and Management, Vol. II. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
KEY WEST NIGHTSHADE, A NEW EXPERIMENTAL HOST FOR PLANT VIRUSES -
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