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Research Project: EMERGING DISEASES OF CITRUS, VEGETABLES, AND ORNAMENTALS

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

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Studying the spatial temporal spread of the citrus tristeza virus through ODEs and Bernoulli trials Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ippolito, S., Laborde, J., Gottwald, T.R., Irey, M.S. 2020. Studying the spatial temporal spread of the citrus tristeza virus through ODEs and Bernoulli trials. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 497:1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2020.110279.

Evaluation of a push-pull system for the management of Frankliniella species (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in tomato Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tyler-Julian, K., Funderburk, J., Srivastava, M., Olson, S., Adkins, S.T. 2018. Evaluation of a push-pull system for the management of Frankliniella species (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in tomato. Insects. 9(4):187. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects9040187.

Pre-symptomatic fibrous root decline in citrus trees caused by huanglongbing and potential interaction with Phytophthora spp. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Graham, J.H., Johnson, E.G., Gottwald, T.R., Irey, M.S. 2013. Pre-symptomatic fibrous root decline in citrus trees caused by huanglongbing and potential interaction with Phytophthora spp.. Plant Disease. 97:1195-1199.

Huanglongbing solutions and the need for anti-conventional thought - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gottwald, T.R., McCollum, T.G. 2017. Huanglongbing solutions and the need for anti-conventional thought. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):36952.

Solar thermotherapy reduces the titer of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ and enhancing canopy growth by altering gene expression profiles in HLB-affected citrus plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doud, M.S., Latza, C.L., Hoffman, M., Luo, W., Gottwald, T.R., Duan, Y., Armstrong, C.M. 2017. Solar thermotherapy reduces the titer of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ and enhancing canopy growth by altering gene expression profiles in HLB-affected citrus plants. Horticulture Research. 4:17054. https://doi.org/10.1038/hortres.2017.54.

A Method of Determining Where to Target Surveillance Efforts in Heterogeneous Epidemiological Systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mastin, A., Van Den Bosch, F., Gottwald, T.R., Chavez, V.A., Parnell, S.R. 2017. A Method of Determining Where to Target Surveillance Efforts in Heterogeneous Epidemiological Systems. PLoS Computational Biology. 13(8):1005712. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005712.

Joseph (Josy) M. Bové Dedication - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gottwald, T.R., Ayres, J., Timmer, L.W. 2017. Joseph (Josy) M. Bové Dedication. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4:(1) http://escholarship.org/uc/iocv_journalcitruspathology.

Diversity and impact of herbivorous insects on Brazilian peppertree in Florida prior to release of exotic biological control agents Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhattarai, G.P., Diaz, R., Manrique, V., Turechek, W., Buss, L., Stange, B., Overholt, W.A. 2017. Diversity and impact of herbivorous insects on Brazilian peppertree in Florida prior to release of exotic biological control agents. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 27(6):703-722. https://doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2017.1329929.

Viruses of ornamentals emerging in Florida and the Caribbean region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adkins, S.T., Baker, C.A., Warfield, C.Y., Estevez De Jensen, C., Badillo-Vargas, I., Webster, C.G., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H.C., Funderburk, J.E., Rayapati, N. 2018. Viruses of ornamentals emerging in Florida and the Caribbean region. Acta Horticulturae. 1193:17-20.

Surveillance to inform control of emerging plant diseases; an epidemiological perspective - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parnell, S., Van Den Bosch, F., Gottwald, T.R., Gilligan, C.A. 2017. Surveillance to inform control of emerging plant diseases; an epidemiological perspective. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 55:591-610.

First report of tomato chlorotic spot virus in non-solanaceous weeds erect spiderling (Boerhavia erecta) and asian spiderflower (Cleome viscosa), and sweet chili pepper (Capsicum chinense) in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esteves De Jensen, C., Badillo-Vargas, I.E., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H.C., Turechek, W., Hutton, S.F., Funderburk, J.E., Naidu, R.A., Adkins, S.T. 2017. First report of tomato chlorotic spot virus in non-solanaceous weeds erect spiderling (Boerhavia erecta) and asian spiderflower (Cleome viscosa), and sweet chili pepper (Capsicum chinense) in Puerto Rico. Plant Health Progress. 18:17-18. doi:10.1094/PHP-12-16-0072-BR.

Risk based management of invading plant disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hyatt-Twynam, S.R., Parnell, S., Stutt, R.H., Gottwald, T.R., Gilligan, C.A., Cunniffe, N.J. 2017. Risk based management of invading plant disease. New Phytologist. 214:1317-1329.

Analysis of the spatial pattern of strawberry angular leaf spot in California nursery production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gigot, C., Turechek, W., McRoberts, N. 2017. Analysis of the spatial pattern of strawberry angular leaf spot in California nursery production. Phytopathology. 107:1243-1255. https://doi.org/10.1094/Phyto-07-16-0275-R.

An efficient and high fidelity method for amplification, cloning and sequencing of complete tospovirus genomic RNA segments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marshall, S.H., Adegbola, R.O., Adkins, S.T., Naidu, R.A. 2017. An efficient and high fidelity method for amplification, cloning and sequencing of complete tospovirus genomic RNA segments. Journal of Virological Methods. 242:22-26.

Canine assisted early detection of HLB - (Abstract Only)
Gottwald, T.R., Poole, G.H., Taylor, E.L., Hall, D.G., Hartung, J.S., Bartels, D., McCollum, T.G., Hilf, M.E., Luo, W., Louwes, F., Polek, M., Vidalakis, G., Mauk, P. 2017. Canine assisted early detection of HLB. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):16/45.

Census-travel risk model to predict points of disease/pest introduction - (Abstract Only)
Gottwald, T.R., Luo, W., Riley, T. 2017. Census-travel risk model to predict points of disease/pest introduction. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):15/45.

CHMA Design: Performance Review, Concerns, and a Risk-based Optimization for Treasure Coast Areas in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Gottwald, T.R., Luo, W. 2017. CHMA Design: Performance Review, Concerns, and a Risk-based Optimization for Treasure Coast Areas in Florida. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):25/45.

Estimating the economic efficiency of various HLB control strategies - (Abstract Only)
Posny, D., Gottwald, T.R., Cunniffe, N., Gilligan, C. 2017. Estimating the economic efficiency of various HLB control strategies. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):34/45.

Florida CHMA performance and implications on citrus production and sampling design - (Abstract Only)
Luo, W., Gottwald, T.R., Riley, T. 2017. Florida CHMA performance and implications on citrus production and sampling design. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):26/45.

Risk based HLB survey for Hacienda Heights and San Gabriel in southern CA - (Abstract Only)
Gottwald, T.R., Luo, W. 2017. Risk based HLB survey for Hacienda Heights and San Gabriel in southern CA. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):15/45.

Use of HLB detection canines in real world settings - (Abstract Only)
Gottwald, T.R., Poole, G.H., Taylor, E.L., Hartung, J.S., Hall, D.G., Bartels, D., McCollum, T.G., Hilf, M.E., Luo, W., Louwes, F., Polek, M., Vidalakis, G., Mauk, P. 2017. Use of HLB detection canines in real world settings. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):16-45.

Development of the Hydro-Solar Thermotherapy (HSTT) for treatment of HLB infected citrus. - (Abstract Only)
Gottwald, T.R., Poole, G.H., Taylor, E.L., Kainz, J. 2017. Alternative Method of Thermotherapy Application in Citrus. International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. 4(1):1/45.

A method of determining how to balance survey effort for early detection of HLB across host and vector populations. - (Abstract Only)
Mastin, A., Van Den Bosch, F., Gottwald, T.R., Alonso Chavez, V., Parnell, S. 2017. A method of determining how to balance survey effort for early detection of HLB across host and vector populations.. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):29/45.

A conceptual framework for the evaluation of HLB surveillance activities. - (Abstract Only)
Mastin, A., Drewe, J., Van Den Bosch, F., Gottwald, T.R., Parnell, S. 2017. A conceptual framework for the evaluation of HLB surveillance activities.. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):28/45.

Different scenario-based simulations of ACP & HLB dynamics in Central Valley, CA for consideration of disease management - (Abstract Only)
Posny, D., Luo, W., McRoberts, N., Gottwald, T.R. 2017. Different scenario-based simulations of ACP & HLB dynamics in Central Valley, CA for consideration of disease management. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):34-45.

Agent-based model to predict/monitor the efficacy and cost of various ACP control strategies - (Abstract Only)
Luo, W., Posny, D., Zhang, S., McRoberts, N., Gottwald, T.R. 2017. Agent-based model to predict/monitor the efficacy and cost of various ACP control strategies. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):26/45.

Alternative method of thermotherapy application in citrus - (Abstract Only)
Gottwald, T.R., Poole, G.H., Taylor, E.L., Kainz, J. 2017. Alternative method of thermotherapy application in citrus. International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. 4(1):1/45.

Calculating historical citrus reduction rate/pattern using aerial photographic and GIS techniques - (Abstract Only)
Luo, W., Gottwald, T.R., Posny, D. 2017. Calculating historical citrus reduction rate/pattern using aerial photographic and GIS techniques. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 4(1):26/45.

Western flower thrips can transmit Tomato spotted wilt virus from virus-infected tomato fruits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Szostek, S.A., Rodriguez, P., Sanchez, J., Adkins, S.T., Naidu, R.A. 2017. Western flower thrips can transmit Tomato spotted wilt virus from virus-infected tomato fruits. Plant Health Progress. 18(1)1-6. doi:10.1094/PHP-RS-16-0057.

First report of a resistance-breaking strain of Tomato spotted wilt virus infecting tomatoes with the Sw-5 tospovirus-resistance gene in California Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Batuman, O., Turini, T.A., Oliveira, P.V., Rojas, M.R., Macedo, M., Mellinger, H.C., Adkins, S.T., Gilbertson, R.L. 2017. First report of a resistance-breaking strain of Tomato spotted wilt virus infecting tomatoes with the Sw-5 tospovirus-resistance gene in California. Plant Disease. 101(4):637. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-16-1371-PDN.

Scientific critique of the paper “Climatic distribution of citrus black spot caused by Phyllosticta citricarpa. A historical analysis of disease spread in South Africa” by Martínez-Minaya et al. (2015) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fourie, P., Schutte, G., Carstens, E., Hattingh, V., Paul, I., Magarey, R., Gottwald, T.R., Yonow, T., Kriticos, D. 2016. Scientific critique of the paper “Climatic distribution of citrus black spot caused by Phyllosticta citricarpa. A historical analysis of disease spread in South Africa” by Martínez-Minaya et al. (2015). European Journal of Plant Pathology. DOI: 10.1007/s10658-016-1056-x.

Development and evaluation of ELISA and qRT-PCR for identification of Squash vein yellowing virus in cucurbits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webster, C.G., Turechek, W., Li, W., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2017. Development and evaluation of ELISA and qRT-PCR for identification of Squash vein yellowing virus in cucurbits. Plant Disease. 101(1):178-185. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-06-16-0872-RE.

Thrips-transmitted Viruses Infect a Number of Florida Crops - (Popular Publication)
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 - (Proceedings)
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 tigré mosaic virus infection of cucurbits in Florida Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webb, S., Badillo-Vargas, I., Purcifull, D., Hiebert, E., Baker, C., Funderburk, J., Adkins, S.T. 2016. Zucchini tigré mosaic virus infection of cucurbits in Florida. Plant Disease. 100(12):2540. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-16-0660-PDN.

Characterization and Application of a Nanoemulsion for Controlling Citrus Huanglongbing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Powell, C.A., Duan, Y., Shatters, R.G., Zhang, M. 2016. Characterization and Application of a Nanoemulsion for Controlling Citrus Huanglongbing. Plant Disease. 100(12):2448-2454. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-16-0600-RE.

Transient expression of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus effector induces cell death in Nicotiana benthamiana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pitino, M., Armstrong, C.M., Cano, L.M., Duan, Y. 2016. Transient expression of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus effector induces cell death in Nicotiana benthamiana. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:982. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00982.

Transmission of Squash vein yellowing virus to and From Cucurbit Weeds and Effects on Sweetpotato Whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Behavior Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

Transcript Profiling of Huanglongbing (HLB) Tolerant and Susceptible Citrus Plants Reveals the Role of Basil Resistance in HLB Tolerance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Zhou, L., Yu, X., Stover, E.W., Luo, F., Duan, Y. 2016. Transcript Profiling of Huanglongbing (HLB) Tolerant and Susceptible Citrus Plants Reveals the Role of Basil Resistance in HLB Tolerance. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:933. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.00933.

The Effects of Heat Treatment on the Gene Expression of Several Heat Shock Protein Genes in Two Cultivars of Strawberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, R., Wang, H., Slovin, J.P., Turechek, W. 2016. The Effects of Heat Treatment on the Gene Expression of Several Heat Shock Protein Genes in Two Cultivars of Strawberry. International Journal of Fruit Science. 16:239-248.

Western flower thrips can transmit Tomato spotted wilt virus from infected tomato fruits - (Abstract Only)

The complete nucleotide sequence and genomic characterization of tropical soda apple mosaic virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)

Management of diseases caused by thrips-transmitted tospoviruses in subsistence agriculture: the case of Peanut bud necrosis virus in India - (Abstract Only)

Mitigating citrus huanglongbing via effective application of antimicrobial compounds and thermotherapy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Powell, C., Duan, Y., Shatters, R.G., Lin, Y., Zhang, M. 2016. Mitigating citrus huanglongbing via effective application of antimicrobial compounds and thermotherapy. Crop Protection Journal. 84:150-158.

First report of the natural occurrence of tomato chlorotic spot virus in peanuts in Haiti Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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(8):1797. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-16-0070-PDN.

Bismerthiazol inhibits Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri growth and induces differential expression of citrus defense-related genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, X., Armstrong, C.M., Zhou, M., Duan, Y. 2016. Bismerthiazol inhibits Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri growth and induces differential expression of citrus defense-related genes. Phytopathology. 106(7):693-701. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-12-15-0328-R.

Zinc treatment increases the titre of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' in huanglongbing-affected citrus plants while affecting the bacterial microbiomes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, M., Guo, Y., Powell, C., Doud, M.S., Yang, C., Zhou, H., Duan, Y. 2016. Zinc treatment increases the titre of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' in huanglongbing-affected citrus plants while affecting the bacterial microbiomes. Journal of Applied Microbiology. doi:10.1111/jam.13102.

Zinc treatment increases the titre of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ in Huanglongbing-affected citrus plants while affecting the bacterial microbiomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, M., Guo, Y., Powell, C.A., Doud, M.S., Yang, C., Zhou, H., Duan, Y. 2016. Zinc treatment increases the titre of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ in Huanglongbing-affected citrus plants while affecting the bacterial microbiomes. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 120:1616-1628. doi: 10.1111/jam.13102.

Genomic and biological characterization of Tomato necrotic streak virus, a novel subgroup 2 ilarvirus infecting tomato in Florida Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 Disease. 100(6):1046-1053. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-12-15-1437-RE.

Transmission and propagation of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ by grafting with individual citrus leaves Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hilf, M.E., Lewis, R.S. 2016. Transmission and propagation of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ by grafting with individual citrus leaves. Phytopathology. 106:452-458.

A loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay and sample preparation procedure for sensitive detection of Xanthomonas fragariae in strawberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, H., Turechek, W. 2016. A loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay and sample preparation procedure for sensitive detection of Xanthomonas fragariae in strawberry. PLoS ONE. 11(1):e0147122. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0147122.

Comparative Genomics of multiple Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus isolates reveals genetic diversity in Florida and provides clues to the evolution of the bacteria in citrus - (Abstract Only)
Wu, B., Duan, Y., Stover, E.W., Moore, G., Hartung, J.S., Jara-Cavieres, A., Shatters, R.G. 2015. Comparative Genomics of multiple Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus isolates reveals genetic diversity in Florida and provides clues to the evolution of the bacteria in citrus [abstract]. J Cit Pathol. 2(1):45. iocv_journalcitruspathology_30222.

Early-detection surveillance for an emerging plant pathogen: a rule of thumb to predict prevalence at first discovery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parnell, S., Gottwald, T.R., Cunniffe, N.J., Chaves, V.A., Van Den Bosch, F. 2015. Early-detection surveillance for an emerging plant pathogen: a rule of thumb to predict prevalence at first discovery. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 282:20151478.

Rapid Screening for Citrus Canker Resistance Employing Pathogen-Associated Molecular Pattern-Triggered Immunity Responses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pitino, M., Armstrong, C.M., Duan, Y. 2015. Rapid Screening for Citrus Canker Resistance Employing Pathogen-Associated Molecular Pattern-Triggered Immunity Responses. Horticulture Research. 2:15042. https://doi.org/10.1038/hortres.2015.42.

A reliable and highly sensitive, digital PCR-based assay for early detection of citrus Huanglongbing - (Abstract Only)

Effects of postharvest onion curing parameters on bulb rot caused by Pantoea agglomerans, Pantoea ananatis, and Pantoea allii in storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, C.M., Dung, J.K., Humann, J.L., Schroeder, B.K. 2016. Effects of postharvest onion curing parameters on bulb rot caused by Pantoea agglomerans, Pantoea ananatis, and Pantoea allii in storage. Plant Pathology. 65:536-544. doi: 10.1111/ppa.12438.

First report of Squash vein yellowing virus in watermelon in Guatemala - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jeyaprakash, A.A., Baker, C.A., 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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-BR-15-0019.

Antimicrobial nanoemulsion formulation with improved penetration of foliar spray through citrus leaf cuticles to control citrus Huanglongbing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Power, C.A., Duan, Y., Shatters, R.G., Zhang, M. 2015. Antimicrobial nanoemulsion formulation with improved penetration of foliar spray through citrus leaf cuticles to control citrus Huanglongbing. PLoS One. 10(7):e0133826. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133826.

Complete genome sequence of Tomato mosaic virus isolated from jasmine in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

Prediction of Phyllosticta citricarpa using an hourly infection model and validation with prevalence data from South Africa and Australia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Magarey, R.D., Hong, S., Fourie, P.H., Holtz, T., Fowler, G., Takehuchi, Y., Christie, D., Miles, A., Schutte, T., Gottwald, T.R. 2015. Prediction of Phyllosticta citricarpa using an hourly infection model and validation with prevalence data from South Africa and Australia. Crop Protection. 75(2015):104-114.

Vegetable viruses emerging in Florida and the Caribbean region - (Abstract Only)

First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in scarlet eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum) and American black nightshade (Solanum americanum) in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Popular Publication)
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.

Sharka epidemiology and worldwide management strategies: learning lessons to optimize disease control in perennial plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rimbaud, L., Dallot, S., Gottwald, T.R., Decroocq, V., Jacquot, E., Soubeyrand, S., Thebaud, G. 2015. Sharka epidemiology and worldwide management strategies: learning lessons to optimize disease control in perennial plants. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 53:357-378. doi: 10.1146/annurev-phyto-080614-120140.

Emerging tomato viruses in Florida - (Abstract Only)

An update on sequence diversity of Impatiens necrotic spot virus - (Abstract Only)

Dynamics of genetic diversity of Tomato spotted wilt virus in the United States - (Abstract Only)

Tospovirus emergence, interspecific reassortment and mixed infections in North America - (Abstract Only)

Tomato necrotic streak virus, a novel subgroup 2 ilarvirus - (Abstract Only)

Necrotic streak disease of tomato in Florida caused by a new ilarvirus species related to Tulare apple mosaic virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

Investigation on the phytosanitary status of major ornamental hibiscus species in Italy to assess virus infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tomassoli, L., Manglli, A., Tiberini, A., Adkins, S.T. 2015. Investigation on the phytosanitary status of major ornamental hibiscus species in Italy to assess virus infection. Acta Horticulturae. 1072:29-35.

Detection and characterization of tomato viruses: A case study of emerging tospoviruses in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

A stimulo-deterrent method of thrips and Tomato spotted wilt virus management in tomatoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

Optimising and Communicating Options for the Control of Invasive Plant Disease When There Is Epidemiological Uncertainty Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cunniffel, N.J., Stutt, O.J., Desimonel, R.E., Gottwald, T.R., Gilligan, C.A. 2015. Optimising and Communicating Options for the Control of Invasive Plant Disease When There Is Epidemiological Uncertainty. PLoS Computational Biology. 11(4)e1004211. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004211.

New thrips-transmitted plant viruses in Florida crops - (Popular Publication)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

Genome-wide comparative analysis reveals similar types of NBS genes in hybrid Citrus sinensis genome and original Citrus clementine genome and provides new insights into non-TIR NBS genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Zhou, L., Li, D., Dai, L., Lawton-Rauh, A., Srimani, P.K., Duan, Y., Lou, F. 2015. Genome-wide comparative analysis reveals similar types of NBS genes in hybrid Citrus sinensis genome and original Citrus clementine genome and provides new insights into non-TIR NBS genes. PLoS One. 10(3):e0121893. doi: 10.1371.

Genome-Wide Comparative Analysis Reveals Similar Types of NBS Genes in Hybrid Citrus sinensis Genome and Original Citrus clementine Genome and Provides New Insights into Non-TIR NBS Genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Zhou, L., Li, D., Lawton-Lauh, A., Srimani, P.K., Dai, L., Duan, Y., Luo, F. 2015. Genome-Wide Comparative Analysis Reveals Similar Types of NBS Genes in Hybrid Citrus sinensis Genome and Original Citrus clementine Genome and Provides New Insights into Non-TIR NBS Genes. PLoS One. 10(3):e0121893. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0121893.

Postharvest quarantine treatments for Diaphorina citri on infested curry leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anco, D.J., Poole, G.H., Gottwald, T.R. 2015. Postharvest quarantine treatments for Diaphorina citri on infested curry leaves. Plant Disease. 99(7):926-932. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-12-14-1271-RE.

Using Monte Carlo simulation to examine the economic cost and impact of HLB - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Thrips-vectored tospoviruses in south Florida - (Popular Publication)
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 on annual vinca (Catharanthus roseus) in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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):895. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-12-14-1269-PDN.

Managing thrips and tospoviruses in tomato - (Government Publication)
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 in Hoya wayetii and Schlumbergera truncata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baker, C.A., Adkins, S.T. 2015. First report of tomato chlorotic spot virus in Hoya wayetii and Schlumbergera truncata. Plant Health Progress. 16(1):29-30. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-BR-14-0043.

Maryblyt v. 7.1 for Windows: an improved fire blight forecasting program for apples and pears Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Biggs, A. 2015. Maryblyt v. 7.1 for Windows: an improved fire blight forecasting program for apples and pears. Plant Health Progress. 16(1):16-22. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-RS-14-0046.

Within-orchard edge effects of the azimuth of the sun on Diaphorina citri adults in mature orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anco, D.J., Gottwald, T.R. 2015. Within-orchard edge effects of the azimuth of the sun on Diaphorina citri adults in mature orchards. Journal of Citrus Pathology. 2(1):1-9.

Genetic diversity of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus based on two hypervariable effector genes in Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Puttamuk, T., Zhou, L., Thaveechai, N., Zhang, S., Armstrong, C.M., Duan, Y. 2014. Genetic diversity of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus based on two hypervariable effector genes in Thailand. PLoS One. 9(12):e112968. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112968.

FLS2 from Solanum tuberosum have interaction with FlaLas from Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus - (Abstract Only)
Cui, Y., Liu, G., Powell, C., Duan, Y. 2015. FLS2 from Solanum tuberosum have interaction with FlaLas from Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus. J Cit Pathol. 2(1):9. iocv_journalcitruspathology_30222.

Production of transgenic citrus resistant to citrus canker and Huanglongbing diseases - (Abstract Only)
Hao, G., Gupta, G., Duan, Y., Stover, E.W. 2015. Production of transgenic citrus resistant to citrus canker and Huanglongbing diseases. J Cit Pathol. 2(1):16. iocv_journalcitruspathology_30222.

Efficiency of chemotherapy coupled with thermotherapy against citrus HLB - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, M., Yang, C., Duan, Y., Shatters, R.G., Powell, C. 2015. Efficiency of chemotherapy coupled with thermotherapy against citrus HLB. J Cit Pathol. 2(1):48. iocv_journalcitruspathology_30222.

Field trials of the integrated approach to control citrus huanglongbing in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, M., Yang, C., Duan, Y., Powell, C.A. 2015. Field trials of the integrated approach to control citrus huanglongbing in Florida. J Cit Pathol. 2(1):48. iocv_journalcitruspathology_30222

Optimization of an efficient transcuticular delivery system for control of citrus huanglongbing - (Abstract Only)
Yang, C., Zhang, M., Duan, Y., Shatters, R.G., Powell, C. 2015. Optimization of an efficient transcuticular delivery system for control of citrus huanglongbing. J Cit Pathol. 2(1):47. iocv_journalcitruspathology_30222.

Genes related to huanglongbing tolerance from transcriptome profiles of tolerant ‘Jackson’ grapefruit hybrid and susceptible ‘Marsh’ grapefruit - (Abstract Only)
Wang, Y., Zhou, L., Yu, X., Lou, F., Stover, E.W., Duan, Y. 2015. Genes related to huanglongbing tolerance from transcriptome profiles of tolerant ‘Jackson’ grapefruit hybrid and susceptible ‘Marsh’ grapefruit. J Cit Pathol. 2(1):44. iocv_journalcitruspathology_30222.

Proteomics analysis reveals novel host molecular mechanisms that could be associated with heat-induced resistance to ‘Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus’ in lemon plants - (Abstract Only)
Nwugo, C.C., Doud, M.S., Duan, Y., Lin, H. 2015. Proteomics analysis reveals novel host molecular mechanisms that could be associated with heat-induced resistance to ‘Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus’ in lemon plants. J Cit Pathol. 2(1):32. iocv_journalcitruspathology_30222.

Development of a reliable and highly sensitive, digital PCR-based assay for early detection of HLB - (Abstract Only)
Shi, S., Kremer, K.R., Duan, Y., Xiong, Z. 2015. Development of a reliable and highly sensitive, digital PCR-based assay for early detection of HLB. J Cit Pathol. (2)1:39. iocv_journalcitruspathology_30222.

Emergence of Groundnut ringspot virus and Tomato chlorotic spot virus in Vegetables in Florida and the Southeastern United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webster, C.G., 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 Vegetables in Florida and the Southeastern United States. Phytopathology. 105:388-398. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-06-14-0172-R.

Effective antibiotics against 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' in HLB-affected citrus plants identified via the graft-based evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, M., Guo, Y., Powell, C., Doud, M.S., Yang, C., Duan, Y. 2014. Effective antibiotics against 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' in HLB-affected citrus plants identified via the graft-based evaluation. PLoS One. 9(11):e111032. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111032.

Spiranthes Mosaic Virus 3 and Bidens Mottle Virus,Two Potyviruses Detected in Phlox divaricata - (Government Publication)
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 - (Government Publication)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

Induction of innate immune responses by flagellin from the intracellular bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hao, G., Pitino, M., Ding, F., Lin, H., Stover, E.W., Duan, Y. 2014. Induction of innate immune responses by flagellin from the intracellular bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 14:211. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-014-0211-9.

Effect of chemical compounds on the ‘Cadidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ infected pomelo (Citrus maxima) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Puttamuk, T., Zhang, S., Duan, Y., Jantson, A., Thaveechai, N. 2014. Effect of chemical compounds on the ‘Cadidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ infected pomelo (Citrus maxima). Crop Protection Journal. 65:(2014)114-121.

Thirteen challenges in modelling plant diseases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cunniffe, N.J., Koskella, B., Metcalf, J.E., Parnell, S., Gottwald, T.R., Gilligan, C.A. 2014. Thirteen challenges in modelling plant diseases. Elsevier. 10:6-10. doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2014.06.002.

Orchard and nursery dynamics of the effect of interplanting citrus with guava for Huanglongbing, vector, and disease management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gottwald, T.R., Hall, D.G., Kriss, A.B., Salinas, E.J., Parker, P.E., Beattie, G.C., Nguyen, M.C. 2014. Orchard and nursery dynamics of the effect of interplanting citrus with guava for Huanglongbing, vector, and disease management. Crop Protection. 65:93-103.

Citrus diseases with global ramifications including citrus canker and huanglongbing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gottwald, T.R., Graham, J.H. 2014. Citrus diseases with global ramifications including citrus canker and huanglongbing. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources. 9:016.

Spatial and temporal analysis of squash vein yellowing virus infections In watermelon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D., Stansly, P.A., Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Spatial and temporal analysis of squash vein yellowing virus infections In watermelon. Plant Disease. 98(12):1671-1680. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-10-13-1094-RE.

Science Advisory Panel Meets to Discuss HLB/ACP - (Trade Journal)
Grafton-Cardwell, B., Morse, J., Civerolo, E.L., Gottwald, T.R., Hoddle, M., Setamou, M., Vidalakis, G. 2014. SCIENCE ADVISORY PANEL MEETS TO DISCUSS HLB/ACP. Citrograph. 5(3):42-48.

Tomato Chlorotic Spot Virus - (Government Publication)
Estevez de Jensen, C.E., Rodrigues, J.C., Adkins, S.T., Iluch, A.R. 2014. Tomato Chlorotic Spot Virus. Extension Fact Sheets.

Response to the recently published article “Potential distribution of citrus black spot in the United States based on climatic conditions" - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Graham, J.H., Gottwald, T.R., Timmer, L.W., Filho, A.B., Van Den Bosch, F., Irey, M.S., Taylor, E.L., Magarey, R.D., Takeuchi, Y. 2014. Response to the recently published article “Potential distribution of citrus black spot in the United States based on climatic conditions". European Journal of Plant Pathology. 139(2).

The phloem-sap feeding mealybug (Ferrisia virgata) carries 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' populations without transmitting disease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pitino, M., Hoffman, M.T., Zhou, L., Stocks, I.C., Duan, Y. 2014. The phloem-sap feeding mealybug (Ferrisia virgata) carries 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' populations without transmitting disease. PLoS One. 9(3):e92757. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0092757.

Bayesian analysis for inference of an emerging epidemic: citrus canker in urban landscapes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neri, F.M., Cook, A.R., Gottwald, T.R., Gilligan, C.A. 2014. Bayesian analysis for inference of an emerging epidemic: citrus canker in urban landscapes. PLoS Computational Biology. 10(4):e1003587.

Effects of postharvest treatments on recovery of Xanthomonas citrisubsp. citri from infected grapefruit leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anco, D.J., Poole, G.H., Gottwald, T.R. 2014. Effects of postharvest treatments on recovery of Xanthomonas citrisubsp. citri from infected grapefruit leaves. Crop Protection Journal. 62:115-123.

Bayesian analysis for inference of an emerging epidemic: citrus canker in urban landscapes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neri, F.M., Cook, A.R., Gibson, G.J., Gottwald, T.R., Gilligan, C.A. 2014. Bayesian analysis for inference of an emerging epidemic: citrus canker in urban landscapes. PLoS Computational Biology. 10(4):e1003587. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003587.

Metabolites may reveal attack strategy of the microbe causing HLB - (Trade Journal)
Slupsky, C.M., Breksa Iii, A.P., Hilf, M.E. 2013. Metabolites may reveal attack strategy of the microbe causing HLB. Citrograph. 4 No. 1: 40-42.

First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in lettuce in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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(1):29-30. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-BR-13-0126.

Prophage-mediated dynamics of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ populations, the destructive bacterial pathogens of Citrus Huanglongbing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, L., Powell, C.A., Li, W., Irey, M., Duan, Y. 2013. Prophage-mediated dynamics of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ populations, the destructive bacterial pathogens of Citrus Huanglongbing. PLoS One. 8(12):e82248. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082248.

First report of vine decline of mature watermelon plants caused by Olpidium bornovanus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-13-1123-PDN.

Validation of ‘Variable Number of Tandem Repeat’ analysis and its applications for examination of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ populations in areas of recent introduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matos, L.A., Hilf, M.E., Chen, J., Folimonova, S.Y. 2013. Validation of ‘Variable Number of Tandem Repeat’ analysis and its applications for examination of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ populations in areas of recent introduction. PLoS One. 8-11:e78994.

Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Reprint Icon - (Other)
Adkins, S.T. 2013. Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. Plant Management Network. 10.

A generic risk-based surveying method for invading plant pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parnell, S., Gottwald, T.R., Riley, T.D., Van Den Bosch, F. 2014. A generic risk-based surveying method for invading plant pathogens. Ecological Applications. 24(4):779-790.

A generic risk-based surveying method for invading plant pathogens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parnell, S., Gottwald, T.R., Riley, T.D., van den Bosch, F. 2014. A generic risk-based surveying method for invading plant pathogens. Ecological Applications. 24(4):779-790. https://doi.org/10.1890/13-0704.1.

Risk-based residential HLB/ACP survey for California, Texas and Arizona Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gottwald, T.R., Luo, W., Mcroberts, N. 2013. Risk-based residential HLB/ACP survey for California, Texas and Arizona. Plant Management Network. Webcast.

Further Insights Into The Epidemiology And Monitoring Practices Of Tomato Viruses - (Proceedings)
Turechek, W., Kim, J., Webster, C.G., Russo, J., Mellinger, H.C., Frantz, G., Lucas, L., McAvoy, E., Adkins, S.T. 2013. Further Insights Into The Epidemiology And Monitoring Practices Of Tomato Viruses. Tomato Institute. pp. 15-16.

Viability of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ prolonged by addition of citrus juice to culture medium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parker, J.K., Wisotsky, S.R., Johnson, E.G., Hijaz, F., Killiny, N., Hilf, M.E., De La Fuente, L. 2014. Viability of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ prolonged by addition of citrus juice to culture medium. Phytopathology. 104:15-26.

Deciphering the bacterial microbiome of citrus plants in response to ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’-infection and antibiotic treatment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, M., Powell, C., Benyon, L.S., Zhou, H., Duan, Y. 2013. Deciphering the bacterial microbiome of citrus plants in response to ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’-infection and antibiotic treatment. PLoS One. 8(12): e82248.

The use of latent class analysis to estimate the sensitivities and specificities of diagnostic tests for Squash vein yellowing virus in cucurbit species when there is no gold standard Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 when there is no gold standard. Phytopathology. 103(12):1243-1251. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-03-13-0071-R.

First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in tomato, pepper and jimsonweed in Puerto Rico Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-2013-0812-01-BR.

First report of Squash vein yellowing virus affecting watermelon in Puerto Rico Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acevedo, V., Rodriques, J.C., Estevez De Jensen, C., Webster, C.G., Adkins, S.T., Wessel-Beaver, L. 2013. First report of Squash vein yellowing virus affecting watermelon in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease. 97(11):1516. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-03-13-0322-PDN.

Progress on dissecting and controlling the citrus huanglongbing complex - (Abstract Only)
Duan, Y., Zhou, L., Zhang, M., Benyon, L.S., Armstrong, C.M., Hoffman, M., Hao, G., Zou, H., Doud, M.S., Fang, D., Morgan, J.K. 2013. Progress on dissecting and controlling the citrus huanglongbing complex. 2013 International Research Conference on Huanglongbing, February 4 - 7, 2013, Orlando, Florida.

The intracellular citrus huanglongbing bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ encodes two novel autotransporters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hao, G., Boyle, M., Zhou, L., Duan, Y. 2013. The intracellular citrus huanglongbing bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ encodes two novel autotransporters. PLoS ONE 8(7):e68921. doi:10.1371/journal/pone.0068921.

Characterization of the microbial community structure in Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus-infected citrus plants treated with antibiotics in the field Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, M., Powell, C., Guo, Y., Benyon, L.S., Duan, Y. 2013. Characterization of the microbial community structure in Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus-infected citrus plants treated with antibiotics in the field. BMC Microbiology. 13:112. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2180-13-112.

Considerations of scale in the analysis of spatial pattern of plant disease epidemics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turechek, W., Mcroberts, N. 2013. Considerations of scale in the analysis of spatial pattern of plant disease epidemics. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 51: 453-472.

Emergence and impact of two tospoviruses in Florida - (Abstract Only)
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.

Implications Of Host Plant Resistance Against Whitefly-Transmitted Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus In Tomato For Virus Epidemics And Management - (Abstract Only)
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.

Squash vein yellowing virus infection of vining cucurbits and the vine decline response Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webster, C.G., Kousik, C.S., Turechek, W.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. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-13-0076-RE.

Physiological effects of Squash vein yellowing virus infection on watermelon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. 2013. Physiological effects of Squash vein yellowing virus infection on watermelon. Plant Disease. 97(9):1137-1148. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-13-0075-RE.

Epidemiology of Plum Pox ‘D’ strain in Canada and the U.S. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gottwald, T.R., Wierenga, E., Luo, W., Parnell, S. 2013. Epidemiology of Plum Pox ‘D’ strain in Canada and the U.S.. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 35:442-457.

The Effect of Irrigation on the Temporal Increase of Citrus Variegated Chlorosis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goncalves, F.P., Stuchi, E.S., Lourenco, S.A., Kriss, A.B., Gottwald, T.R., Amorim, L. 2014. The Effect of Irrigation on the Temporal Increase of Citrus Variegated Chlorosis. International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. 57:8-14.

A new method of spatial analysis of irregularly spaced HLB data and biological implications - (Abstract Only)

Variability of direction of tree-to-tree spread of HLB over time - (Abstract Only)

Predicting the establishment and spread of plant disease from regulatory sampling - (Abstract Only)

Visualization of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ cells in citrus seed coats with fluorescence in situ hybridization and transmission electron microscopy - (Abstract Only)
Hilf, M.E., Sims, K.R., Folimonova, S.Y., Achor, D.S. 2013. Visualization of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ cells in citrus seed coats with fluorescence in situ hybridization and transmission electron microscopy. International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. Proceedings.

Colonization of seeds of citrus rootstock varieties by ‘Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus’ - (Abstract Only)
Hilf, M.E. 2013. Colonization of seeds of citrus rootstock varieties by ‘Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus’. International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. Proceedings.

Visualization of ‘Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus’ cells in the vascular bundle of citrus seed coats with fluorescence in situ hybridization and transmission electron microscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hilf, M.E., Sims, K.R., Folimonova, S.Y., Achor, D.S. 2013. Visualization of ‘Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus’ cells in the vascular bundle of citrus seed coats with fluorescence in situ hybridization and transmission electron microscopy. Journal of Phytopathology. 103:6:545-554.

Diversity of the citrus HLB bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’, in psyllids (Diaphorina citri) collected from Murraya paniculata and citrus spp. in Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jantasom, A., Puttamuk, T., Duan, Y., Zhou, L., Zhang, S., Thaveechai, N. 2012. Diversity of the citrus HLB bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’, in psyllids (Diaphorina citri) collected from Murraya paniculata and citrus spp. in Thailand. Thai Journal of Agricultural Science. 45(3):151-159.

Association of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’, the causal agent of citrus huanglongbing in Murraya paniculata and Diaphorina citri in Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jantasom, A., Duan, Y., Puttamuk, T., Zhang, S., Thaveechai, N. 2012. Association of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’, the causal agent of citrus huanglongbing in Murraya paniculata and Diaphorina citri in Thailand. Thai Journal of Agricultural Science. 45(3):161-170.

Synthetic peptides target ATP translocase of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ to block ATP uptake - (Abstract Only)
Benyon, L.S., Armstrong, C.M., Stover, E.W., Duan, Y. 2013. Synthetic peptides target ATP translocase of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ to block ATP uptake. 2013 International Research Conference on Huanglongbing, February 4 -7, 2013, Orlando, Florida.

Ecology and Management of Whitefly-Transmitted Vegetable Viruses in the Southeastern United States - (Abstract Only)
Adkins, S.T. 2012. Ecology and Management of Whitefly-Transmitted Vegetable Viruses in the Southeastern United States. Meeting Abstract. 1:1.

Heat treatment eliminates ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ from infected citrus trees under controlled conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoffman, M.T., Doud, M.S., Williams, L., Zhang, M., Ding, F., Stover, E., Hall, D., Zhang, S., Jones, L., Gooch, M., Fleites, L., Dixon, W., Gabriel, D., Duan, Y. 2013. Heat treatment eliminates ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ from infected citrus trees under controlled conditions. Phytopathology. 103:15-22.

The destructive citrus pathogen, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ encodes a functional flagellin characteristic of a pathogen-associated molecular pattern Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zou, H., Gowda, S., Zhou, L., Hajeri, S., Chen, G., Duan, Y. 2012. The destructive citrus pathogen, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ encodes a functional flagellin characteristic of a pathogen-associated molecular pattern. PLoS One. 7(9):e46447. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0046447.

Groundnut ringspot virus and tomato spotted wilt virus – Tospoviruses in Florida - (Proceedings)
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.

EcpA, an extracellular protease, is a specific virulence factor required by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola but not by X. oryzae pv. oryzae in rice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zou, H., Song, X., Zou, L., Chen, G., Yuan, L., Guo, W., Che, Y., Zhao, W., Duan, Y. 2012. EcpA, an extracellular protease, is a specific virulence factor required by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola but not by X. oryzae pv. oryzae in rice. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. 158:2372-2383.

Two plant bacteria, S. meliloti and Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus, share functional znuABC homologues that encode for a high affinity Zinc uptake system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vahling, C.M., Zhou, H., Benyon, L.S., Morgan, J.K., Duan, Y. 2012. Two plant bacteria, S. meliloti and Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus, share functional znuABC homologues that encode for a high affinity Zince uptake system. PLoS One. 7(5)e37340:1-12.

Estimating the spatial distribution of a plant disease epidemic when it is first discovered and the design of early detection monitoring Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parnell, S., Gottwald, T.R., Gilks, W.R., Van Den Bosch, F. 2012. Estimating the spatial distribution of a plant disease epidemic when it is first discovered and the design of early detection monitoring. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 305: 30-36.

Study on plant endophyte PLFAs polymorphism in different spatial of citrus HLB (huanglongbing) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, X., Liu, B., Sun, D., Zhu, T., Duan, Y., Xia, Y., Ruan, C., Xiao, R. 2012. on plant endophyte PLFAs polymorphism in different spatial of citrus HLB. Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture. 20(7):1-13.

The community structure of endophytic bacteria in different parts of Huanglongbing-affected citrus plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, B., Zheng, X., Sun, D., Fan, G., Ruanchuanqing, Duan, Y. 2011. The community structure of endophytic bacteria in different parts of Huanglongbing-affected citrus plants. Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture. 31(24):7325-7342.