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Research Project: Molecular Identification, Characterization, and Biology of Foreign and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Plant Pathogens

Location: Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research

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

Coat protein expression strategy of maize rayado fino virus and evidence for requirement of CP1 for leafhopper transmission Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mlotshwa, S., Khatri, N., Willie, K.J., Xu, J., Todd, J.C., Hong, H., Stewart, L.R. 2022. Coat protein expression strategy of maize rayado fino virus and evidence for requirement of CP1 for leafhopper transmission. Virology. 507:96-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2022.02.003.

Critical residues for proteolysis activity of maize chlorotic dwarf virus (MCDV) 3C-like protease and comparison of activity of orthologous waikavirus proteases Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, L.R., Willman, M.R., Marty, D., Cole, A., Willie, K.J. 2022. Critical residues for proteolysis activity of maize chlorotic dwarf virus (MCDV) 3C-like protease and comparison of activity of orthologous waikavirus proteases. Virology. 567:57-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2021.12.008.

Tactical applications of microbial forensics in agricultural biosecurity Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Fletcher, J., Davis, J., Luster, D.G., Murch, R. 2022. Tactical applications of microbial forensics in agricultural biosecurity. IGI Global. 323-361. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-7935-0.

Recombination of standing variation in a multi-hybrid swarm drove adaptive radiation in a fungal pathogen and gave rise to two pandemic plant diseases Reprint Icon - (Pre-print Publication)
Rahnama, M., Condon, B., Ascari, J., Dupuis, J., Del Ponte, E., Pedley, K.F., Martinez, S., Valent, B., Farman, M. 2021. Recombination of standing variation in a multi-hybrid swarm drove adaptive radiation in a fungal pathogen and gave rise to two pandemic plant diseases. bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.11.24.469688.

Transcriptome of the maize leafhopper (Dalbulus maidis) and its transcriptional response to maize rayado fino virus (MRFV), which it transmits in a persistent, propagative manner Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Willman, M., Todd, J., Kim, K., Redinbaugh, M.G., Stewart, L.R. 2021. Transcriptome of the maize leafhopper (Dalbulus maidis) and its transcriptional response to maize rayado fino virus (MRFV), which it transmits in a persistent, propagative manner. Microbiology Spectrum. 9:e0061221. https://doi.org/10.1128/Spectrum.00612-21.

Maize dwarf mosaic virus: A new multi-use tool for functional genomics in maize - (Abstract Only)

Viral reservoir capacity of wild Prunus alternative hosts of plum pox virus through multiple cycles of transmission and dormancy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Collum, T.D., Stone, A.L., Sherman, D.J., Damsteegt, V.D., Schneider, W.L., Rogers, E.E. 2022. Viral reservoir capacity of wild Prunus alternative hosts of plum pox virus through multiple cycles of transmission and dormancy. Plant Disease. 106:101-106. 10.1094/PDIS-04-21-0802-RE.

Comparative secretome analyses of toxigenic and atoxigenic Rathayibacter species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tancos, M.A., Mcmahon, M.B., Garrett, W.M., Luster, D.G., Rogers, E.E. 2021. Comparative secretome analyses of toxigenic and atoxigenic Rathayibacter species. Phytopathology. 111:1530-1540. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-11-20-0495-R.

Dynamic changes impact the plum pox virus population structure during leaf and bud development Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tamukong, Y.B., Collum, T.D., Stone, A.L., Kappagantu, M., Sherman, D.J., Rogers, E.E., Dardick, C.D., Culver, J.N. 2020. Dynamic changes impact the plum pox virus population structure during leaf and bud development. Virology. 548:192-199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2020.06.014.

Viral hacks of the plant vasculature: the role of phloem alterations in systemic virus infection Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Kappagantu, M., Collum, T.D., Dardick, C.D., Culver, J.N. 2020. Viral hacks of the plant vasculature: the role of phloem alterations in systemic virus infection. Annual Review of Virology. 7:10.1-10.20. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-virology-010320-072410.

Immunoreagents for development of a diagnostic assay specific for Rathayibacter toxicus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luster, D.G., Mcmahon, M.B., Carter, M.L., Sechler, A.J., Rogers, E.E., Schroeder, B.K., Murray, T.D. 2020. Immunoreagents for development of a diagnostic assay specific for Rathayibacter toxicus. Food and Agricultural Immunology. 31(1):231-242. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540105.2020.1714554.

The identification and conservation of tunicaminyluracil-related biosynthetic gene clusters in several Rathayibacter species collected from Australia, Africa, Eurasia and North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tancos, M.A., Sechler, A.J., Davis, E.W., Chang, J.H., Schroeder, B.K., Murray, T.D., Rogers, E.E. 2020. The identification and conservation of tunicaminyluracil-related biosynthetic gene clusters in several Rathayibacter species collected from Australia, Africa, Eurasia and North America. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10:2914. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.02914.

Aphid vectors impose a major bottleneck on Soybean dwarf virus populations for horizontal transmission in soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, B., Gildow, F.E., Stone, A.L., Sherman, D.J., Damsteegt, V.D., Schneider, W.L. 2019. Aphid vectors impose a major bottleneck on Soybean dwarf virus populations for horizontal transmission in soybean. Phytopathology Research. 1:29. https://doi.org/10.1186/s42483-019-0037-3.

Translating ribosome affinity purification profiling of plum pox virus (PPV) infected leaf tissues in Prunus domestica L reveals post-dormancy spatial coordination of defense responses in phloem tissues Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Collum, T.D., Stone, A.L., Sherman, D.J., Rogers, E.E., Dardick, C.D., Culver, J.N. 2019. Translating ribosome affinity purification profiling of plum pox virus (PPV) infected leaf tissues in Prunus domestica L reveals post-dormancy spatial coordination of defense responses in phloem tissues. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 33(1) 66-77. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-06-19-0152-FI.

Discovery of tunicamycin-related biosynthetic gene clusters in three Rathayibacter species, including one endemic to the Northwest U.S. (R. agropyri) - (Abstract Only)

Dual RNA-seq analyses of Rathayibacter toxicus and bacteriophage NCPPB3778 over a time course following infection - (Abstract Only)

Evolution of the U.S. biological select agent Rathayibacter toxicus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, E.W., Tabima, J.F., Weisberg, A.J., Lopes, L.D., Wiseman, M.S., Wiseman, M.S., Pupko, T., Belcher, M.S., Sechler, A.J., Tancos, M.A., Schroeder, B.K., Murray, T.D., Luster, D.G., Schneider, W.L., Rogers, E.E., Andreote, F., Grunwald, N.J., Putman, M.L., Chang, J.H. 2018. Bacteriophage NCPPB3778 and a type I-E CRISPR drive the evolution of the U.S. biological select agent Rathayibacter toxicus. mBio. 9:e01280-18.

Partial proteome of the corynetoxin-producing Gram-positive bacterium, Rathayibacter toxicus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fennessey, C.M., McMahon, M.B., Sechler, A.J., Kaiser, J., Garrett, W.M., Tancos, M.A., Luster, D.G., Rogers, E.E., Schneider, W.L. 2018. Partial proteome of the corynetoxin-producing Gram-positive bacterium, Rathayibacter toxicus. Proteomics. 18:1700350. https://doi.org/10.1002/pmic.201700350.

Rathayibacter toxicus: how a bacterium hitches a ride on a nematode to invade grass seeds and produce a toxin harmful to livestock - (Abstract Only)
Rogers, E.E. 2017. Rathayibacter toxicus: how a bacterium hitches a ride on a nematode to invade grass seeds and produce a toxin harmful to livestock. Mid Atlantic Plant Molecular Biology Society Conference . https://wp.towson.edu/mapms/files/2017/08.