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Research Project: Biological, Genetic and Genomic Based Disease Management for Vegetable Crops

Location: Vegetable Research

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

Dynamics of the ascospore dispersal of Stagonosporopsis citrulli, a. causal agent of gummy stem blight of cucurbits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rennberger G, Turechek WW, Keinath AP. Dynamics of the ascospore dispersal of Stagonosporopsis citrulli, a causal agent of gummy stem blight of cucurbits. Plant Pathol. 2021;00:1–12 https://doi. org/10.1111/ppa.13424

QTL mapping of seed quality traits including cooking time, flavor, and texture in a yellow dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassett, A.N., Katuuramu, D.N., Song, Q., Cichy, K.A. 2021. QTL mapping of seed quality traits including cooking time, flavor, and texture in a yellow dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) population. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.670284.

Investigation of genotype by environment interactions for seed zinc and iron concentration and iron bioavailability in common bean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Katuuramu, D.N., Wiesinger, J.A., Luyima, G.B., Nkalubo, S.T., Glahn, R.P., Cichy, K.A. 2021. Investigation of genotype by environment interactions for seed zinc and iron concentration and iron bioavailability in common bean. Frontiers in Plant Science. 12:670965. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.670965.

QTL mapping of resistance to Pseudoperonospora cubensis clade 1, mating type2, in Cucumis melo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Large scale seedling grow-out experiments do not support seed transmission of sweet potato leaf curl virus in sweetpotato Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Andreason, S.A., Olaniyi, O.G., Gilliard, A.C., Wadl, P.A., Williams Iii, L.H., Jackson, M.D., Simmons, A.M., Ling, K. 2021. Large scale seedling grow-out experiments do not support seed transmission of sweet potato leaf curl virus in sweetpotato. Plants. 10/139.

Effectiveness of disinfectants against the spread of tobamoviruses: tomato brown rugose fruit virus and cucumber green mottle mosaic virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chanda, B., Shamimuzzaman, M., Gilliard, A.C., Ling, K. 2021. Effectiveness of disinfectants against the spread of tobamoviruses: tomato brown rugose fruit virus and cucumber green mottle mosaic virus. Virology Journal. 18:7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12985-020-01479-8.

Preliminary study on the control of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus in commercial greenhouses using agricultural disinfectants and resistant cucumber varieties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ellouze, O., Mishra, V., Howard, R.J., Ling, K., Zhang, W. 2020. Preliminary study on the control of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus in commercial greenhouses using agricultural disinfectants and resistant cucumber varieties. Agronomy. 10:1879. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10121879.

Deep sequencing of small RNAs in the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci revealed novel microRNAs potentially associated with begomovirus acquisition and transmission Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hasegawa, D.K., Shamimuzzaman, M., Chen, W., Simmons, A.M., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2020. Deep sequencing of small RNAs in the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci revealed novel microRNAs potentially associated with begomovirus acquisition and transmission. Insects. 11(9):562. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11090562.

Complete genome sequence of a tomato brown rugose fruit virus isolated in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chanda, B., Rivera, Y., Nunziata, S.O., Galvez, M.E., Gilliard, A.C., Ling, K. 2020. Complete genome sequence of a tomato brown rugose fruit virus isolated in the United States. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(29):e00630-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/mra.00630-20.

QTL mapping and marker development for tolerance to sulfur phytotoxicity in melon (Cucumis melo) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branham, S., Daley, J., Levi, A., Hassell, R., Wechter, W.P. 2020. QTL mapping and marker development for tolerance to sulfur phytotoxicity in melon (Cucumis melo). Frontiers in Plant Science. 11:1097-1105. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.01097.

Analysis and comparison of seed protein, oil, and sugars in edamame dried using two oven-drying methods and mature soybeans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, G., Katuuramu, D.N., Xu, Y., Ren, S., Rutto, L.K. 2020. Analysis and comparison of seed protein, oil, and sugars in edamame dried using two oven-drying methods and mature soybeans. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 100:3987-3994. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.10443.

Revisiting seed-transmissibility of Sweet potato leaf curl virus, a begomovirus infecting sweetpotatoes - (Abstract Only)
Andreason, S., Olaniyi, O., Wadl, P., Williams, L., Jackson, D.M., Simmons, A., Ling, K. 2020. Revisiting seed-transmissibility of Sweet potato leaf curl virus, a begomovirus infecting sweetpotatoes. Plant Health 2020 Online.

Identifying races of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum in South Carolina recovered from watermelon seedlings, plants, and field soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keinath, A.P., Dubose, V.B., Katawczik, M.L., Wechter, W.P. 2020. Identifying races of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum in South Carolina recovered from watermelon seedlings, plants, and field soil. Plant Disease. 104:2481-2488. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-19-2385-RE.

Recent emergence of seed-borne viruses and viroids on tomato, seed health tests and their implications in global seed trade - (Proceedings)

Development of loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of cucurbit Leaf crumple virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waliullah, S., Ling, K., Cieniewicz, E.J., Oliver, J.E., Ji, P., Ali, E. 2020. Development of loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of cucurbit Leaf crumple virus. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 21(5):1756. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21051756.

Field distribution and disease incidence of tomato chlorotic spot virus, an emerging virus threatening tomato production in south Florida Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poudel, B., Abdalla, O.A., Liu, Q., Wang, Q., Mcavoy, E., Seal, D., Ling, K., Mcgrath, M., Zhang, S. 2019. Field distribution and disease incidence of tomato chlorotic spot virus, an emerging virus threatening tomato production in south Florida. Tropical Plant Pathology. 44(5):430-437. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40858-019-00305-z.

Resequencing of bottle gourd germplasm and using QTL-Seq to map PRSV-W resistance in bottle gourd (Lagenaria sinceraria). Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Chanda, B., Bednarek, R., Wu, S., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2019. Resequencing of bottle gourd germplasm and using QTL-Seq to map PRSV-W resistance in bottle gourd (Lagenaria sinceraria). Phytopathology. 109(10)S2:156. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-109-10-S2.1.

Genetic diversity of tomato brown rugose fruit virus in North America and development of RT-qPCR for species-specific detection Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Chanda, B., Gilliard, A.C. 2019. Genetic diversity of tomato brown rugose fruit virus in North America and development of RT-qPCR for species-specific detection. Phytopathology. 109(10)S2:116. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-109-10-S2.1.

Genome of the African cassava whitefly Bemisia tabaci and distribution and genetic diversity of cassava-colonizing whiteflies in Africa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, W., Wosula, E.N., Hasegawa, D.K., Casinga, C., Shirima, R.R., Fiaboe, K.K., Hanna, R., Fosto, A., Goergen, G., Tamò, M., Mahuku, G., Tripathi, L., Mware, B., Kumar, L.P., Ntawuruhunga, P., Moyo, C., Yomeni, M., Boahen, S., Edet, M., Awoyale, W., Wintermantel, W.M., Ling, K., Legg, J.P., Fei, Z. 2019. Genome of the African cassava whitefly Bemisia tabaci and distribution and genetic diversity of cassava-colonizing whiteflies in Africa. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 110:112-120. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.Ibmb.2019.05.003.

Genome-wide profiling of piRNAs in the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci reveals cluster distribution and potential association with begomovirus transmission Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shamimuzzaman, M., Hasegawa, D.K., Chen, W., Simmons, A.M., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2019. Genome-wide profiling of piRNAs in the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci reveals cluster distribution and potential association with begomovirus transmission. PLoS One. 14(3):e0213149. https://doi.org/10.1371/Journal.pone.0213149.

Cucurbit rootstocks resistant to fusarium oxysporumf.sp. niveum remain resistant when co-infected by <i>Meloidogyne incognita in the field Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keinath, A.P., Wechter, W.P., Rutter, W.B., Agudelo, P.A. 2019. Cucurbit rootstocks resistant to fusarium oxysporumf.sp. niveum remain resistant when co-infected by <i>Meloidogyne incognita in the field. Plant Disease. 103(6):1383-1390. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-10-18-1869-RE.

First report of Tomato brown rugose fruit virus infecting greenhouse tomato in the U.S. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, K., Tian, T., Gurung, S., Salati, R., Gilliard, A.C. 2019. First report of Tomato brown rugose fruit virus infecting greenhouse tomato in the U.S. Plant Disease. 103:1439. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-18-1959-PDN.

Genome-wide association study of resistance to Xanthomonas gardneri in USDA pepper (Capsicum) collection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Potnis, N., Branham, S.E., Jones, J.B., and Wechter, W.P. 2019. Genome-wide association study of resistance to Xanthomonas gardneri in the USDA pepper (Capsicum) collection. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-06-18-0211-R

QTL mapping of resistance to bacterial fruit blotch in Citrullus amarus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branham, S., Levi, A., Katawczik, M.L., Wechter, W.P. 2019. QTL mapping of resistance to bacterial fruit blotch in Citrullus amarus. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. https://doi.org/359214.

Understanding the transmissibility of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus in watermelon seeds and seed health assays Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sui, X., Li, R., Shamimuzzaman, M., Wu, Z., Ling, K. 2018. Understanding the transmissibility of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus in watermelon seeds and seed health assays. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/pdis-10-18-1787-re.

First report of cucurbit leaf crumple virus infecting three cucurbit crops in South Carolina Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keinath, A.P., Ling, K., Adkins, S.T., Hasegawa, D.K., Simmons, A.M., Hoak, S., Mellinger, C., Kousik, C.S. 2018. First report of cucurbit leaf crumple virus infecting three cucurbit crops in South Carolina. Plant Health Progress. 19:322-323. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-07-18-0039-BR.

Developing a multiplex real-time RT-PCR for simultaneous detection of Pepper chat fruit viroid and Columnea latent viroid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sombart, S., Reanwarakorn, K., Ling, K. 2018. Developing a multiplex real-time RT-PCR for simultaneous detection of Pepper chat fruit viroid and Columnea latent viroid. Australasian Plant Pathology. 47:615-621. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-018-0597-1.

Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus: Seed transmissibility, seed health assays and screening watermelon germplasm for disease resistance - (Abstract Only)
Ling, K., Sui, X., Li, R., Gilliard, A.C., Levi, A., Wu, Z. 2018. Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus: Seed transmissibility, seed health assays and screening watermelon germplasm for disease resistance. Cucurbitaceae 2018. http://cucurbit2018.ucdavis.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018_Cucurbits_Abstracts_Book.pdf Abstracts P9.

Resequencing of bottle gourd germplasm and using QTL-seq to fine-map PRSV-W resistance in Bottle gourd (Lagenaria sinceraria) - (Abstract Only)
Chanda, B., Wu, S., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2018. Resequencing of bottle gourd germplasm and using QTL-seq to fine-map PRSV-W resistance in Bottle gourd (Lagenaria sinceraria). Cucurbitaceae 2018 Conference Abstracts P49. http://cucurbit2018.ucdavis.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018_Cucurbits_Abstracts_Book.pdf

QTL mapping identifies novel source of resistance to Fusarium wilt race 1 in Citrullus amarus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branham, S., Levi, A., Wechter, W.P. 2019. QTL mapping identifies novel source of resistance to Fusarium wilt race 1 in Citrullus amarus. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/353289.

Genome-wide profiles of miRNAs and piRNAs in whitefly Bemisia tabaci in response to feeding on tomato plants infected with tomato yellow leaf curl virus - (Abstract Only)
Hasegawa, D.K., Shamimuzzaman, M., Chen, W., Simmons, A.M., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2018. Genome-wide profiles of miRNAs and piRNAs in whitefly Bemisia tabaci in response to feeding on tomato plants infected with tomato yellow leaf curl virus [abstract]. 3rd International Whitefly Symposium, Perth, Australia, September 16-19, 2018. p.18.

MicroRNA profiling of the whitefly bemisia tabaci in response to feeding on tomato infected with tomato yellow leaf curl virus Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Hasegawa, D.K., Shamimuzzaman, M., Chen, W., Simmons, A.M., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2018. MicroRNA profiling of the whitefly bemisia tabaci in response to feeding on tomato infected with tomato yellow leaf curl virus. Phytopathology. 180:s1.260-s1.261. https://doi.org/10.1094/phyto-108-10-s1.240.

Genome-wide piRNA profiles of virus transmitting whitefly Bemisia tabaci during feeding on TYLCV-infected tomato Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Shamimuzzaman, M., Hasegawa, D.K., Chen, W., Simmons, A.M., Fei, Z., Ling, K. 2018. Genome-wide piRNA profiles of virus transmitting whitefly Bemisia tabaci during feeding on TYLCV-infected tomato. Phytopathology. 108:S1.74-S1.75. https://doi.org/10.1094/phyto-108-10-s1.1.

Survey of potato viruses and viroids in Heilongjiang province of China by sRNA deep sequencing and VirusDetect - (Abstract Only)

Tomato chlorotic spot virus, an emerging tospovirus threatening vegetable production in the United States Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, S., Ling, K., Seal, D., Poudel, B., McGrath, M., Wang, Q., McAvoy, G. 2018. Tomato chlorotic spot virus, an emerging tospovirus threatening vegetable production in the United States. Phytopathology. 108(10S):S1.190. https://doi.org/10.1094/phyto-108-10-s1.1.

Identification of resistance to bacterial leaf blight in the U.S. Department of Agriculture collard collection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branham, S., Farnham, M.W., Robinson, S.M., Wechter, W.P. 2018. Identification of resistance to bacterial leaf blight in the U.S. Department of Agriculture collard collection. HortScience. 53:838-841. https://doi:10.21273/HORTSCI12347-17.

Genetics of resistance to Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2 in watermelon - (Abstract Only)

Reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification for species-specific detection of tomato chlorotic spot orthotospovirus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sui, X., Zhang, S., Wu, Z., Ling, K. 2018. Reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification for species-specific detection of tomato chlorotic spot orthotospovirus. Journal of Virological Methods. 253:56-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2018.01.002.

Construction of a genome-anchored, high-density genetic map for melon (Cucumis melo L.) and identification of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis race 1 resistance QTL Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branham, S., Levi, A., Katawczik, M.L., Fei, Z., Wechter, W.P. 2018. Construction of a genome-anchored, high-density genetic map for melon (Cucumis melo L.) and identification of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis race 1 resistance QTL. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 131:829-837. https://doi:10.1007/s00122-017-3039-5.

QTL mapping of sulfur tolerance in melon - (Abstract Only)
Branham, S., J. Daley, M.L. Katawczik, A. Levi and W.P. Wechter. 2018. QTL mapping of sulfur tolerance in melon. Plant and Animal Genome XVII P0723. https://doi.org/348840.

First report of tomato chlorotic spot virus infecting tomato in New York Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sui, X., Mcgrath, M.T., Zhang, S., Wu, Z., Ling, K. 2018. First report of tomato chlorotic spot virus infecting tomato in New York. Plant Disease. 102(2):460. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-07-17-0991-PDN.

The bottle gourd genome provides insights into Cucurbitaceae evolution and facilitates mapping of a Papaya ringspot virus resistance locus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, S., Shamimuzzaman, M., Sun, H., Salse, J., Sui, X., Wilder, A.J., Wu, Z., Levi, A., Xu, Y., Ling, K., Fei, Z. 2017. The bottle gourd genome provides insights into Cucurbitaceae evolution and facilitates mapping of a Papaya ringspot virus resistance locus. Plant Journal. 92:963-975. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.13722.

p22 of Tomato chlorosis virus, an RNA silencing suppressor, is naturally expressed in the infected plant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, R., Wang, N., Liu, S., Ling, K., Fan, Z., Zhou, T. 2017. p22 of Tomato chlorosis virus, an RNA silencing suppressor, is naturally expressed in the infected plant. Acta Virologica. 60:423–425. doi:10.4149/av_2016_04_423

Using small RNA deep sequencing data to detect siRNA duplexes induced by plant viruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Sun, Y., Li, R., Padmanabhan, C., Ruan, J., Kreuze, J.F., Ling, K., Fei, Z., Gao, S. 2017. Using small RNA deep sequencing data to detect siRNA duplexes induced by plant viruses. Genes 2017, 8, 163; doi:10.3390/genes8060163.