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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Detection and Management of Pathogens in Strawberry and Vegetable Production Systems

Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

A framework for optimizing phytosanitary thresholds in seed systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choudhury, R.A., Garrett, K.A., Klosterman, S.J., Subbarao, K.V., McRoberts, N. 2017. A framework for optimizing phytosanitary thresholds in seed systems. Phytopathology. 107:1219-1228.

Development and application of qPCR and RPA genus and species-specific detection of Phytophthora sojae and Phytophthora sansomeana root rot pathogens of soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rojas, A., Miles, T.D., Coffey, M.D., Martin, F.N., Chilvers, M. 2017. Development and application of qPCR and RPA genus and species-specific detection of Phytophthora sojae and Phytophthora sansomeana root rot pathogens of soybean. Plant Disease. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-09-16-1225-RE.

The endochitinase VDECH from Verticillium dahliae inhibits spore germination and activates plant defense responses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, X., Zhao, L., Klosterman, S.J., Feng, H., Feng, Z., Wei, F., Shi, Y., Li, Z., Zhu, H. 2017. The endochitinase VDECH from Verticillium dahliae inhibits spore germination and activates plant defense responses. Plant Science. 259:12–23.

Systematic development of Phytophthora species-specific mitochondrial diagnostic markers for economically important members of the genus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, T.D., Martin, F.N., Robideau, G., Bilodeau, G., Coffey, M.D. 2017. Systematic development of Phytophthora species-specific mitochondrial diagnostic markers for economically important members of the genus. Plant Disease. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-09-16-1224-RE.

The Vayg1 gene controls microsclerotia development and melanin production in Verticillium dahliae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, R., Klosterman, S.J., Wang, C., Subbarao, K.V., Xu, X., Shang, W., Hu, X. 2017. The Vayg1 gene controls microsclerotia development and melanin production in Verticillium dahliae. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 98:1–11.

Mitochondrial genomes and comparative genomics of Aphanomyces astaci and Aphanomyces invadans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Makkonen, J., Vesterbacka, A., Martin, F.N., Jussila, J., Dieguez-Uribeondo, J., Kortet, R., Kokko, H. 2016. Mitochondrial genomes and comparative genomics of Aphanomyces astaci and Aphanomyces invadans. Scientific Reports. 6:36089. doi: 10.1038/srep36089.

Spatiotemporal patterns in the airborne dispersal of spinach downy mildew - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choudhury, R.A., Koike, S.T., Fox, A., Anchieta, A.G., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J., McRoberts, N. 2017. Spatiotemporal patterns in the airborne dispersal of spinach downy mildew. Phytopathology. 107(1):50-58.

Disease management in the genomics era - Summaries of focus issue papers - (Review Article)
Klosterman, S.J., Rollins, J.R., Sudarshana, M.R., Vinatzer, B.A. 2016. Disease management in the genomics era - Summaries of focus issue papers. Phytopathology. 106:1068-1070.

Season-long dynamics of spinach downy mildew determined by spore trapping and disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choudhury, R.A., Koike, S.T., Fox, A.D., Anchieta, A.G., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J., McRoberts, N. 2016. Season-long dynamics of spinach downy mildew determined by spore trapping and disease. Phytopathology. 106:1311-1318.

Detection and quantification of Bremia lactucae by spore trapping and quantitative PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kunjeti, S.G., Anchieta, A.G., Martin, F.N., Choi, Y.-J., Thines, M., Michelmore, R.W., Koike, S.T., Tsuchida, C., Mahaffee, W.F., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2016. Detection and quantification of Bremia lactucae by spore trapping and quantitative PCR. Phytopathology. 106:1426-1437.

Spinach downy mildew – Threat, prevention and control - (Popular Publication)
Klosterman, S.J. 2016. Spinach downy mildew – Threat, prevention and control. Progressive Crop Consultant. 1:12-15.

Status of Macrophomina phaseolina on strawberry in California and preliminary characterization of the pathogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koike, S., Arias De Ares, R.S., Hogan, C.S., Martin, F.N., Gordon, T. 2016. Status of Macrophomina phaseolina on strawberry in California and preliminary characterization of the pathogen. International Journal of Fruit Science. doi: 10.1080/15538362.2016.1195313.

Genetic analysis of Phytophthora nicotianae populations from different hosts using microsatellite markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biasi, A., Martin, F.N., Cacciola, S.O., Magnano Di San Lio, G., Grunwald, N.J., Schena, L. 2016. Genetic analysis of Phytophthora nicotianae populations from different hosts using microsatellite markers. Phytopathology. 106(9):1006-1014. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-11-15-0299-R.

The mitogen-activated protein kinase gene, VdHog1, regulates osmotic stress response, microsclerotia formation and virulence in Verticillium dahliae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Tian, L., Xiong, D., Klosterman, S.J., Xiao, S., Tian, C. 2016. The mitogen-activated protein kinase gene, VdHog1, regulates osmotic stress response, microsclerotia formation and virulence in Verticillium dahliae. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 88:13–23.

VdCYC8, encoding CYC8 glucose repression mediator protein, is required for microsclerotia formation and full virulence in Verticillium dahliae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Z., Liu, Y., Feng, Z., Feng, H., Klosterman, S.J., Zhou, F., Zhao, L., Shi, Y., Zhu, H. 2015. VdCYC8, encoding CYC8 glucose repression mediator protein, is required for microsclerotia formation and full virulence in Verticillium dahliae. PLoS One. 10(12):e0144020. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144020.

Plasmolysis and vital staining reveal viable oospores of Peronospora effusa in spinach seed lots - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kunjeti, S.G., Anchieta, A.G., Subbarao, K.V., Koike, S.T., Klosterman, S.J. 2016. Plasmolysis and vital staining reveal viable oospores of Peronospora effusa in spinach seed lots. Plant Disease. 100:59-65.

Genome sequence and architecture of the tobacco downy mildew pathogen, Peronospora tabacina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derevnina, L., Chin-Wo-Reyes, S., Martin, F.N., Wood, K., Froenicke, L., Spring, O., Michelmore, R. 2015. Genome sequence and architecture of the tobacco downy mildew pathogen, Peronospora tabacina. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-05-15-0112-R.

Focus issue articles on emerging and re-emerging plant diseases - (Review Article)
Subbarao, K.V., Sundin, G.W., Klosterman, S.J. 2015. Focus issue articles on emerging and re-emerging plant diseases. Phytopathology. 105:852-854.

Genomics spurs rapid advances in our understanding of the biology of vascular wilt pathogens in the genus Verticillium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klimes, A., Dobinson, K.F., Thomma, B.P.H.J., Klosterman, S.J. 2015. Genomics spurs rapid advances in our understanding of the biology of vascular wilt pathogens in the genus Verticillium. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 53:181-198.

Evapotranspiration-based irrigation scheduling of lettuce and broccoli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, L., Cahn, M., Martin, F.N., Melton, F., Benzen, S.D., Farrara, B., Post, K. 2016. Evapotranspiration-based irrigation scheduling of lettuce and broccoli. HortScience. 51:935-940.

Analysis of a MULE-cyanide hydratase gene fusion in Verticillium dahliae - (Abstract Only)
Li, Z., Anchieta, A.G., Klosterman, S.J. 2015. Analysis of a MULE-cyanide hydratase gene fusion in Verticillium dahliae. Phytopathology. Available: http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2015_meeting_abstracts/aps2015abP74.htm.

Detection of spinach downy mildew during latent infection - (Abstract Only)
Subbarao, C., Anchieta, A.G., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2015. Detection of spinach downy mildew during latent infection. Phytopathology. Available: http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2015_meeting_abstracts/aps2015abP331.htm.

Epidemiology and control of spinach downy mildew in coastal California - (Abstract Only)
Choudhury, R., Koike, S.T., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J., McRoberts, N. 2015. Epidemiology and control of spinach downy mildew in coastal California. Phytopathology. Available: http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2015_meeting_abstracts/aps2015abO94.htm.

Development of an assay for rapid detection of the lettuce downy mildew pathogen, Bremia lactucae - (Abstract Only)
Kunjeti, S., Choi, Y., Anchieta, A.G., Thines, M., Michelmore, R., Koike, S.T., Tsuchida, C., Martin, F.N., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2015. Development of an assay for rapid detection of the lettuce downy mildew pathogen, Bremia lactucae. Phytopathology. Available: http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2015_meeting_abstracts/aps2015abP42.htm.

Repetitive elements, architects of genomic variation in Verticillium - (Abstract Only)
Dobinson, K.F., Klosterman, S.J., Anchieta, A.G., Li, Z., Amyotte, S., Ma, L. 2015. Repetitive elements, architects of genomic variation in Verticillium. Phytopathology. Available: http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2015_meeting_abstracts/aps2015abO41.htm.

Multi-locus tree and species tree approaches toward resolving a complex clade of downy mildews (Straminipila, Oomycota), including pathogens of beet and spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, Y.-J., Klosterman, S.J., Kummer, V., Voglmayr, H., Shin, H.-D., Thines, M. 2015. Multi-locus tree and species tree approaches toward resolving a complex clade of downy mildews (Straminipila, Oomycota), including pathogens of beet and spinach. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 86:24–34.

Identification and validation of polymorphic microsatellite loci for the analysis of Phytophthora nicotianae populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biasi, A., Martin, F.N., Schena, L. 2015. Identification and validation of polymorphic microsatellite loci for the analysis of Phytophthora nicotianae populations. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 110:61-67.

Practical benefits of knowing the enemy: Modern molecular tools for diagnosing the etiology of bacterial diseases and understanding the taxonomy and diversity of plant pathogenic bacteria - (Review Article)
Bull, C.T., Koike, S. 2015. Practical benefits of knowing the enemy: Modern molecular tools for diagnosing the etiology of bacterial diseases and understanding the taxonomy and diversity of plant pathogenic bacteria. Annual Review of Phytopathology. doi: 10.1146/annurev-phyto-080614-120122.

The Downy Mildews: so many genomes, so little time - (Abstract Only)
Derevnina, L., Chin-Wo-Reyes, S., Martin, F.N., Wood, K., Froenicke, L., Wong, J., Gil, J., Klosterman, S.J., Spring, O., Sharma, R., Vashney, R., Magill, C., Michelmore, R. 2015. The Downy Mildews: So many genomes, so little time. Plant and Animal Genome XXIII (PAG) Conference. W436.

An ephemeral sexual population of Phytophthora infestans in the northeastern United States and Canada - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Danies, G., Myers, K., Mideros, M.F., Restrepo, S., Martin, F.N., Cooke, D.E., Smart, C.D., Ristaino, J.B., Seaman, A.J., Gugino, B.K., Grunwald, N.J., Fry, W.E. 2014. An ephemeral sexual population of Phytophthora infestans in the northeastern United States and Canada. PLoS One. 9(12):e116354. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116354.

First report of bacterial blight of crucifers caused by Pseudomonas cannabina pv. alisalensis in Minnesota on arugula (Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bull, C.T., Ortiz-Lytle, M., Ibarra, A.G., du Toit, L.J., Reynolds, G.J. 2015. First report of bacterial blight of crucifers caused by Pseudomonas cannabina pv. alisalensis in Minnesota on arugula (Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa). Plant Disease. 99:415.

Host genotype and hypersensitive reaction influence population levels of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians in lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bull, C.T., Gebben, S.J., Goldman, P.H., Trent, M., Hayes, R.J. 2015. Host genotype and hypersensitive reaction influence population levels of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians in lettuce. Phytopathology. 105:316-324.

Development of rapid isothermal amplification assays for Phytophthora species from plant tissue - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, T.D., Martin, F.N., Coffey, M. 2015. Development of rapid isothermal amplification assays for Phytophthora species from plant tissue. Phytopathology. 105:265-278.

Frequency of Verticillium species in commercial spinach fields and transmission of V. dahliae from spinach to subsequent lettuce crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Short, D.P., Gurung, S., Koike, S.T., Klosterman, S.J., Subbarao, K.V. 2015. Frequency of Verticillium species in commercial spinach fields and transmission of V. dahliae from spinach to subsequent lettuce crops. Phytopathology. 105:80-90.

One stop shop: Backbones trees for important phytopathogenic genera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hyde, K.D., Nilsson, R.H., Alias, S.A., Ariyawansa, H.A., Blair, J.E., Cai, L., De Cock, A.W., Dissanayake, A.J., Glockling, S.L., Goonasekara, I.D., Gorczak, M., Hahn, M., Jayawardena, R.S., Van Kan, J.A., Laurence, M.H., Levesque, C.A., Li, X., Liu, J., Maharachchikumbura, S.S., Manamgoda, D.S., Martin, F.N., Mckenzie, E.H., Mctaggart, A.R., Mortimer, P.E., Nair, P.V., Pawlowska, J., Rintoul, T.L., Shivas, R.G., Spies, C.F., Summerell, B.A., Taylor, P.W., Terhem, R.B., Udayanga, D., Vaghefi, N., Walther, G., Wilk, M., Wrzosek, M., Xu, J., Yan, J., Zhou, N. 2014. One stop shop: Backbones trees for important phytopathogenic genera. Fungal Diversity. doi: 10.1007/s13225-014-0298-1.

Coupling spore traps and quantitative PCR assays for detection of the downy mildew pathogens of spinach (Peronospora effusa) and beet (Peronospora schachtii) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klosterman, S.J., Anchieta, A.G., Mcroberts, N., Koike, S.T., Subbarao, K.V., Voglmayr, H., Choi, Y., Thines, M., Martin, F.N. 2014. Coupling spore traps and quantitative PCR assays for detection of the downy mildew pathogens of spinach (Peronospora effusa) and beet (Peronospora schachtii). Phytopathology. 104:1349-1359.

Evaluation of a mobile steam applicator for soil disinfestation in California strawberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, T.C., Martin, F.N., Broome, J., Dorn, N., Fennimore, S.A. 2014. Evaluation of a mobile steam applicator for soil disinfestation in California strawberry. HortScience. 49:1542-1549.

Rapid isothermal detection of Phytophthora species on plant samples using recombinase polymerase amplification - (Abstract Only)

Evidence for host preference of Macrophomina phaseolina on strawberry - (Abstract Only)

Mitochondrial genomes of Bremia lactucae and development of haplotype markers for population and genetic studies - (Abstract Only)

Validation of a TaqMan diagnostic assay for the systematic development of Phytophthora genus and species specific markers - (Abstract Only)

In memoriam - John M. Young (1942-2013) - (Other)
Bull, C.T., Coutinho, T.A., Denny, T.P., Firrao, G., Fischer-Le Saux, M., Li, X., Saddler, G.S., Scortichini, M., Stead, D.E., Takikawa, Y. 2014. In memoriam - John M. Young (1942-2013). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 64:2183.

Pseudomonas blight discovered on raspberry in Watsonville - (Popular Publication)
Bolda, M., Koike, S., Bull, C.T. 2014. Pseudomonas blight discovered on raspberry in Watsonville. UCANR Strawberries and Caneberries Blog. Available: http://ucanr.edu/blogs/strawberries_caneberries/index.cfm.

Detection of the downy mildew pathogens of spinach (Peronospora effusa) and beet (P. schachtii) using spore traps and quantitative PCR assays - (Abstract Only)
Klosterman, S.J., Anchieta, A.G., Mcroberts, N., Koike, S.T., Subbarao, K.V., Voglmayr, H., Choi, Y., Thines, M., Martin, F.N. 2014. Detection of the downy mildew pathogens of spinach (Peronospora effusa) and beet (P. schachtii) using spore traps and quantitative PCR assays [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society. Available: http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2014_meeting_abstracts/aps2014abO50.htm.

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