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Research Project: Identification of Novel Management Strategies for Key Pests and Pathogens of Grapevine with Emphasis on the Xylella Fastidiosa Pathosystem

Location: Crop Diseases, Pests and Genetics Research

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

Mitochondrial genome resource of a grapevine strain of Trichoderma harzianum, a potential biological control agent for fungal canker diseases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Characterization of grapevine fungal canker pathogens using Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) profiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Xylella fastidiosa: both a devastating agricultural pathogen and a benign endophyte - (Proceedings)

Insect-to-insect horizontal transmission of a phytoreovirus in the absence of an infected plant host Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stenger, D.C., Krugner, R. 2021. Insect-to-insect horizontal transmission of a phytoreovirus in the absence of an infected plant host. Virology. 562:87-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2021.07.006.

Field-collected glassy-winged sharpshooters perform more Xylella fastidiosa-inoculating behaviors on susceptible Vitis vinifera cv. ‘Chardonnay’ than on resistant Vitis champinii grapevines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Backus, E.A., Shugart, H.J., Gutierrez, J., Walker, M. 2021. Field-collected glassy-winged sharpshooters perform more Xylella fastidiosa-inoculating behaviors on susceptible Vitis vinifera cv. ‘Chardonnay’ than on resistant Vitis champinii grapevines. Journal of Economic Entomology. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab141.

Bacteriomic analyses of Asian citrus psyllid and citrus samples infected with “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” in southern California and implications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Mating communication of the variegated leafhopper, Erasmoneura variabilis, with notes on vibrational signaling of other grapevine cicadellids in California Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krugner, R., Gordon, S.D. 2021. Mating communication of the variegated leafhopper, Erasmoneura variabilis, with notes on vibrational signaling of other grapevine cicadellids in California. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 114(4):528-537. https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/saab024.

Characterizing carbon and nitrogen source niche overlap of three endophytic fungi with six grapevine fungal pathogens to assess potential biological control effectiveness - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Copulatory signaling and polygamy of glassy-winged sharpshooters (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gordon, S.D., Krugner, R. 2021. Copulatory signaling and polygamy of glassy-winged sharpshooters (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 114(4):522-527. https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/saab019.

Csp1, a cold-shock Protein homolog in Xylella fastidiosa involved in stress response and biofilm formation - (Abstract Only)
Wei, W., Burbank, L.P. 2021. Csp1, a cold-shock Protein homolog in Xylella fastidiosa involved in stress response and biofilm formation. Meeting Abstract. Presented virtually at the 3rd European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa and XF-ACTORS final meeting, April 26-30, 2021.

Alteration in the stylet probing behavior and host preference of the vector Matsumuratettix hiroglyphicus (Hemiptera:Cicadellidae) after infection with Sugarcane White Leaf Phytoplasma Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roddee, J., Backus, E.A., Wangkaree, J., Hangoonsong, Y. 2021. Alteration in the stylet probing behavior and host preference of the vector Matsumuratettix hiroglyphicus (Hemiptera:Cicadellidae) after infection with Sugarcane White Leaf Phytoplasma. Journal of Economic Entomology. 114(3):1081-1090. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab059.

Phenolic compound induction in plant-microbe and plant-insect interactions: a meta-analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallis, C.M., Galameau, E. 2020. Phenolic compound induction in plant-microbe and plant-insect interactions: a meta-analysis. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11:580753. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.580753.

AC-DC electropenetrography unmasks fine temporal details of feeding behaviors for two tick species on unsedated hosts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reif, K.E., Backus, E.A. 2021. AC-DC electropenetrography unmasks fine temporal details of feeding behaviors for two tick species on unsedated hosts. Nature Scientific Reports. 11:2040. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-80257-6.

Functional foregut anatomy of the blue–green sharpshooter illustrated using a 3D model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, D., Backus, E.A., Marcus, I.M., Walker, S.L., Roper, M. 2021. Functional foregut anatomy of the blue–green sharpshooter illustrated using a 3D model. Scientific Reports. 11. Article 6536. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-85954-4.

Waveforms from AC-DC electropenetrography of the Lone Star tick, Amblyomma americanum, feeding on calf - (Abstract Only)
Backus, E.A., Reif, K.E. 2021. Waveforms from AC-DC electropenetrography of the Lone Star tick, Amblyomma americanum, feeding on calf. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Available: https://www.eventscribe.com/2020/entomology2020/searchGlobal.asp?mode=posters&SearchQuery=Backus.

Foreword Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Backus, E. A. Foreword. In: Panizzi, A., T. Lucini and P.L. Mitchell. Electronic Monitoring of the Feeding Behavior of Phytophagous True Bugs (Heteroptera). Vol. 6 in series Entomology in Focus. Springer Publ., Switzerland. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-64674-5.

Grapevine phenolic compounds influence cell surface adhesion of Xylella fastidiosa and bind to lipopolysaccharide Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S.A., Burbank, L.P., Wallis, C.M., Rogers, E.E. 2020. Grapevine phenolic compounds influence cell surface adhesion of Xylella fastidiosa and bind to lipopolysaccharide. PLoS ONE. 15(10):e0240101. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0240101.

AC-DC electropenetrography: fundamentals, controversies, and perspectives for pest management Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Backus, E.A., Guedes, R.N., Reif, K.E. 2021. AC-DC electropenetrography: fundamentals, controversies, and perspectives for pest management. Pest Management Science. 77(3):1132-1149. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.6087.

3D Illustrated Anatomy of the Functional Foregut of Blue-green Sharpshooter, Vector of Xylella fastidiosa - (Abstract Only)
White Daniel, Backus, E.A., Marcus, I.M., Walker, S.L., Roper, M. 2020. 3D Illustrated Anatomy of the Functional Foregut of Blue-green Sharpshooter, Vector of Xylella fastidiosa. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Available: https://www.eventscribe.com/2020/entomology2020/searchGlobal.asp?mode=presentations&SearchQuery=Backus.

A metagenomics approach to study pecan bacterial leaf scorch disease associated with Xylella fastidiosa in Georgia - (Abstract Only)

Metagenomic analyses of ACP and citrus samples infected with “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” in California - (Abstract Only)

Role of phenolic compounds in imparting tolerance to Xylella fastidiosa in Pierce’s disease susceptible and resistant grapevines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallis, C.M., Zeilinger, A.R., Sicard, A., Beal, D., Walker, A., Almeida, R.P. 2020. Role of phenolic compounds in imparting tolerance to Xylella fastidiosa in Pierce’s disease susceptible and resistant grapevines. PLoS One. 15(8):e0237545. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237545.

Determining roles of grapevine (Vitis spp.) stilbenoids on providing host resistance to root knot nematodes, Meloidogyne incognita Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallis, C.M. 2020. Determining roles of grapevine (Vitis spp.) stilbenoids on providing host resistance to root knot nematodes, Meloidogyne incognita. BMC Research Notes. 13:360. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-020-05201-3.

Complete genome sequence resource of a strain of Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. flaccumfaciens, causal agent of bacterial wilt of common bean, from Turkey Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Leary, M.L., Gilbertson, R.L. 2020. Complete genome sequence resource of a strain of Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. flaccumfaciens, causal agent of bacterial wilt of common bean, from Turkey. Phytopathology. Available: https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-04-20-0131-A.

Non-linear dynamics of vector transmission of a plant pathogen: a test of theory and application to disease management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeilinger, A.R., Wallis, C.M., Beal, D., Sicard, A., Walker, M., Almeida, R.P. 2021. Non-linear dynamics of vector transmission of a plant pathogen: a test of theory and application to disease management. Ecosphere. 12(5):e03505. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3505.

Genome sequence resource of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ strain 9PA from Brazil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silva, P., Huang, J., Wulff, N., Krugner, R., Chen, J. 2020. Genome sequence resource of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ strain 9PA from Brazil. Plant Disease. 105(1):199-201. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-20-1018-A.

Insect diversity in vineyards, almond orchards, olive orchards, alfalfa fields, and pastures in the San Joaquin Valley of California Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Dwyer, D.P., Uchima, S.Y. 2020. Insect diversity in vineyards, almond orchards, olive orchards, alfalfa fields, and pastures in the San Joaquin Valley of California. Journal of Insect Conservation. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10841-020-00250-2.

Complete genome sequences of three Xylella fastidiosa subspecies multiplex strains isolated from olive trees in California, USA. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Leary, M.L., Burbank, L.P., Krugner, R., Stenger, D.C. 2020. Complete genome sequences of three Xylella fastidiosa subspecies multiplex strains isolated from olive trees in California, USA. Phytopathology. Available: https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-05-20-0167-A.

Review of the EPG waveforms of sharpshooters and spittlebugs including their biological meanings in relation to transmission of Xylella fastidiosa (Xanthomonadales: Xanthomonadaceae) Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Backus, E.A., Shih, H. 2020. Review of the EPG waveforms of sharpshooters and spittlebugs including their biological meanings in relation to transmission of Xylella fastidiosa (Xanthomonadales: Xanthomonadaceae). Journal of Insect Science. 20(4):6;1-14. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieaa055.

Do sharpshooters from around the world produce the same EPG waveforms? Comparison of waveform libraries from Xylella fastidiosa vectors Kolla paulula from Taiwan and Graphocephala atropunctata from California Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Backus, E.A., Shih, H. 2020. Do sharpshooters from around the world produce the same EPG waveforms? Comparison of waveform libraries from Xylella fastidiosa vectors Kolla paulula from Taiwan and Graphocephala atropunctata from California. Journal of Insect Science. 20(4). Article 7. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieaa056.

Phenotype microarray profiling to characterize differences between Xylella fastidiosa subspecies Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Wallis, C.M. 2020. Phenotype microarray profiling to characterize differences between Xylella fastidiosa subspecies. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 110:S2.16. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-110-12-S2.1.

Metabolomic characterization of walnut bark and effects of methanolic extracts on walnut twig beetle feeding behavior Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Simmons, J.D., Wallis, C.M., Seybold, S.J., Bostock, R.M. 2020. Metabolomic characterization of walnut bark and effects of methanolic extracts on walnut twig beetle feeding behavior. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 110:S2.17. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-110-12-S2.1.

Xylella fastidiosa cold shock protein homolog Csp1 is involved in biofilm formation - (Abstract Only)
Wei, W., Burbank, L.P. 2020. Xylella fastidiosa cold shock protein homolog Csp1 is involved in biofilm formation. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.

Xylella fastidiosa and glassy-winged sharpshooter population dynamics in the southern San Joaquin Valley of California Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Burbank, L.P., Krugner, R., Haviland, D., Stenger, D.C. 2020. Xylella fastidiosa and glassy-winged sharpshooter population dynamics in the southern San Joaquin Valley of California. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-20-0066-RE.

Lost and found: rediscovery and genomic characterization of Sowthistle yellow vein virus after a 30+ year hiatus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stenger, D.C., Burbank, L.P., Stewart, A., Mathias, C., Wang, R., Goodin, M. 2020. Lost and found: rediscovery and genomic characterization of Sowthistle yellow vein virus after a 30+ year hiatus. Virus Research. 284:197987. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2020.197987.

Sharpshooter feeding behaviors controlling Xylella fastidiosa inoculation are represented by the EPG X Wave - (Abstract Only)
Backus, E.A., Cervantes, F.A., Van De Veire, J.A., Burbank, L.P., Perring, T. 2020. Sharpshooter feeding behaviors controlling Xylella fastidiosa inoculation are represented by the EPG X Wave. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Available: https://esa.confex.com/esa/2020intl/meetingapp.cgi/Search/0?sort=Relevance&size=10&page=1&searchterm=Backus

Genome sequence resources of two ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ strains from Pakistan Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, K., Saheer, A., Cui, X., Zeng, C., Chen, J., Zhou, C., Wang, X. 2020. Genome sequence resources of two ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ strains from Pakistan. Plant Disease. 104(8):2048-2050. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-12-19-2648-A.

Csp1, a cold-shock protein Homolog in Xylella fastidiosa is involved in biofilm formation - (Abstract Only)
Wei, W., Burbank, L.P. 2020. Csp1, a cold-shock protein Homolog in Xylella fastidiosa is involved in biofilm formation. American Society for Microbiology.

Variation among type I restriction modification systems in Xylella fastidiosa correlates with genetic lineage - (Abstract Only)

Whole genome sequence of Xylella fastidiosa ATCC 35879T and detection of genome rearrangement within subsp. fastidiosa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., O'Leary, M.L., Burbank, L.P., Zheng, Z., Deng, X. 2020. Whole genome sequence of Xylella fastidiosa ATCC 35879T and detection of genome rearrangement within subsp. fastidiosa. Current Microbiology. 77:1858-1863. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00284-020-01937-0.

Identification of nonhost cover crops of the three-cornered alfalfa hopper (Spissistilus festinus) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kron, C.R., Sisterson, M.S. 2020. Identification of nonhost cover crops of the three-cornered alfalfa hopper (Spissistilus festinus). American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. 71(3):175-180. https://doi.org/10.5344/ajev.2020.19069.

Quantifying Lygus lineolaris stylet probing behavior and associated damage to cotton leaf terminals Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tuelher, E.S., Backus, E.A., Cervantes, F.A., Oliveira, E. 2020. Quantifying Lygus lineolaris stylet probing behavior and associated damage to cotton leaf terminals. Journal of Pest Science. 93:663-677. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-019-01184-8.

Targeted mutations in Xylella fastidiosa affect acquisition and retention by the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sengoda-Gounder, V., Shi, X., Krugner, R., Backus, E.A., Lin, H. 2020. Targeted mutations in Xylella fastidiosa affect acquisition and retention by the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis. Journal of Economic Entomology. 113(2):612-621. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz352.

Searching for Endosymbionts in Kolla paulula, a vector of Xylella fastidiosa causing Pierce’s disease of grapevine in Taiwan - (Abstract Only)

Dust interferes with pollen-stigma interaction and fruit set in pistachio Pistacia vera cv. Kerman Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, L., Banuelos, G.S., Wallis, C.M., Beede, R.H., Ferguson, L. 2019. Dust interferes with pollen-stigma interaction and fruit set in pistachio Pistacia vera cv. Kerman. HortScience. 54(11):1967-1971. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14330-19.

Molecular characterization and functional analysis of pilH in the pathogenicity of Xylella fastidiosa - (Abstract Only)
Lin, H., Shi, X. 2019. Molecular characterization and functional analysis of pilH in the pathogenicity of Xylella fastidiosa. Meeting Abstract.

Insights for understanding ‘Nemaguard’ immunity mechanism against Xylella fastidiosa - (Abstract Only)
Krugner, R., Ledbetter, C.A., Rogers, E.E., Burbank, L.P. 2019. Insights for understanding ‘Nemaguard’ immunity mechanism against Xylella fastidiosa. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 133.

Cultivar susceptibility and temperature-dependent recovery of Xylella fastidiosa-infected grapevines - (Abstract Only)
Burbank, L.P. 2019. Cultivar susceptibility and temperature-dependent recovery of Xylella fastidiosa-infected grapevines. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. pg. 130.

Genome sequence resource of “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” from Thailand Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, T., Thaochan, N., Huang, J., Chen, J., Deng, X., Zheng, Z. 2020. Genome sequence resource of “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” from Thailand. Phytopathology. 104(3):624-626. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-07-19-1520-A.

Waveforms from stylet probing of the mosquito Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) measured by AC-DC electropenetrography Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wayadande, A.C., Backus, E.A., Noden, B.L., Ebert, T. 2019. Waveforms from stylet probing of the mosquito Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) measured by AC-DC electropenetrography. Journal of Medical Entomology. 57(2):353-368. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjz188.

Characterization of electropenetrography waveforms for the invasive heteropteran pest, Halyomorpha halys, on Vicia faba leaves Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serteyn, L., Ponnet, L., Backus, E.A., Francis, F. 2019. Characterization of electropenetrography waveforms for the invasive heteropteran pest, Halyomorpha halys, on Vicia faba leaves. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 14:113-126. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11829-019-09722-y.

Transmission of the frequency components of the vibrational signal of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis, in and between grapevines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gordon, S.D., Tiller, B., Windwill, J., Krugner, R., Narins, P. 2019. Transmission of the frequency components of the vibrational signal of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis, in and between grapevines. Journal of Comparative Physiology. 205:783-791. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00359-019-01366-W.

Broad host-range plasmids for constitutive and inducible gene expression in the absence of antibiotic selection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burbank, L.P., Wei, W. 2019. Broad host-range plasmids for constitutive and inducible gene expression in the absence of antibiotic selection. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(36). https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00769-19.

Enhancing PCR capacity in detection of “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” utilizing whole genome sequence information Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bao, M., Zheng, Z., Sun, X., Chen, J., Deng, X. 2019. Enhancing PCR capacity in detection of “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” utilizing whole genome sequence information. Plant Disease. 104:527-532. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-19-0931-RE.

Infection of blueberry cultivar Emerald with a California Pierce’s disease strain of Xylella fastidiosa and acquisition by glassy-winged sharpshooter Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burbank, L.P., Sisterson, M.S., O'Leary, M.L. 2019. Infection of blueberry cultivar Emerald with a California Pierce’s disease strain of Xylella fastidiosa and acquisition by glassy-winged sharpshooter. Plant Disease. 104(1):154-160. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-19-1126-RE.

Cultivar susceptibility and temperature-dependent recovery of Xylella fastidiosa-infected grapevines - (Abstract Only)
Burbank, L.P. 2019. Cultivar susceptibility and temperature-dependent recovery of Xylella fastidiosa-infected grapevines. Second European Conference on Xylella Fastidiosa October 29-30, 2019, Ajaccio, France. p.14.

Proteomic analysis of host responses to citrus huanglongbing - (Abstract Only)
Lin, H. 2019. Proteomic analysis of host responses to citrus huanglongbing. Meeting Abstract. Presented at the Plant Biology Annual Meeting, Aug 3-7, 2019, San Jose, California.

Microbiomes of Xylella fastidiosa infected grapevine in California - (Abstract Only)
Van Horn, C.R., Dai, Z., Sisterson, M.S., Chen, J. 2019. Microbiomes of Xylella fastidiosa infected grapevine in California. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 109:S2.1.

Electropenetrography of spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) on pesticide-treated strawberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guedes, R.N., Cervantes, F.A., Backus, E.A., Walse, S.S. 2019. Electropenetrography of spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) on pesticide-treated strawberry. Journal of Pest Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-019-01124-6.

Role of Xylella fastidiosa PNPase in RNA metabolism during cold stress and virulence in grapevine - (Abstract Only)
Burbank, L.P., Barreto-Sandoval, Y. 2019. Role of Xylella fastidiosa PNPase in RNA metabolism during cold stress and virulence in grapevine. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.

Infection of blueberry cultivar Emerald with a California grapevine isolate of Xylella fastidiosa and acquisition by glassy-winged sharpshooter - (Abstract Only)
Burbank, L.P., Sisterson, M.S., O'Leary, M.L. 2019. Infection of blueberry cultivar Emerald with a California grapevine isolate of Xylella fastidiosa and acquisition by glassy-winged sharpshooter. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. Presented at the American Phytopathological Society meeting, Aug 3-7, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio.

Nemaguard’ xylem sap is not an effective mouth wash for Xylella fastidiosa-infected vectors - (Proceedings)
Krugner, R., Ledbetter, C.A., Rogers, E.E. 2019. Nemaguard’ xylem sap is not an effective mouth wash for Xylella fastidiosa-infected vectors. In: Proceedings of the Second European conference on Xylella fastidiosa 2019, October 29-30, 2019, Ajaccio, France. p. 86.

Genomic diversity and recombination in Xylella fastidiosa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vanhove, M., Retchless, A., Sicard, A., Rieux, A., Coletta-Filho, H., De La Fuente, L., Stenger, D.C., Alemida, R. 2019. Genomic diversity and recombination in Xylella fastidiosa. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 85:e02972-18. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02972-18.

Patterns of inter- and intra-subspecific homologous recombination inform eco-evolutionary dynamics of Xylella fastidiosa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Potnis, N., Kandel, P.P., Merfa, M.V., Retchless, A., Parker, J.K., Stenger, D.C., Almeida, R.P., Bersma-Vlami, M., Westenberg, M., Cobine, P.A., De La Fuente, L. 2019. Patterns of inter- and intra-subspecific homologous recombination inform eco-evolutionary dynamics of Xylella fastidiosa. Journal of the International Society for Microbial Ecology. 13:2319-2333. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-019-0423-y.

Exploring the role of phenolic and terpenoid compounds in grapevine defense against pathogens and insects - (Abstract Only)
Wallis, C.M. 2019. Exploring the role of phenolic and terpenoid compounds in grapevine defense against pathogens and insects. Proceedings of the 258th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, Aug 25-29, 2019, San Diego, CA. Available: https://www.morressier.com/article/exploring-role-phenolic-terpenoid-compounds-grapevine-defense-against-pathogens-insects/5fc645232d78d1fec4675de4?.

Individual field-collected glassy-winged sharpshooter vectors harbor sequences from two Xylella fastidiosa subspecies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stenger, D.C., Burbank, L.P., Krugner, R., Sisterson, M.S. 2019. Individual field-collected glassy-winged sharpshooter vectors harbor sequences from two Xylella fastidiosa subspecies. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 155:329-388. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-019-01742-x.

Plant responses involved in cold temperature suppression of Xylella fastidiosa in grapevine - (Abstract Only)
Burbank, L.P. 2019. Plant responses involved in cold temperature suppression of Xylella fastidiosa in grapevine. Molecular Plant Microbe International Symposium. Presented at the Molecular Plant Microbe International Symposium, July 14-18, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Sharpshooters: a review of what moves Xylella fastidiosa Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Krugner, R., Sisterson, M.S., Backus, E.A., Burbank, L.P., Redak, R. 2019. Sharpshooters: a review of what moves Xylella fastidiosa. Austral Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1111/aen.12397.

Marker-assisted selection is making table grape breeding more efficient - (Trade Journal)
Martinson, T.E., Ledbetter, C.A., Naegele, R.P. 2019. Marker-assisted selection is making table grape breeding more efficient. American Vineyard. 28(3):10-11.

Two infections, one grapevine: How infection by one pathogen may impact that of a second pathogen via induced changes in host physiology - (Abstract Only)
Wallis, C.M., Baumgartner, K., Galarneau, E. 2019. Two infections, one grapevine: How infection by one pathogen may impact that of a second pathogen via induced changes in host physiology. International Workshop on Grapevine Trunk Diseases. p. 58.

Characterization and detection of grapevine fungal pathogens using Fatty Acid Methyl Ester analyses (FAME) - (Abstract Only)
Wallis, C.M. 2019. Characterization and detection of grapevine fungal pathogens using fatty acid Methyl Ester analyses (FAME). International Workshop on Grapevine Trunk Diseases. p. 43.

Quantitative differences in feeding behavior of 3rd instar nymphal Lygus lineolaris (Hemiptera: Miridae) occur on transgenic Bt cotton compared with non-Bt cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cervantes, F.A., Backus, E.A., Godfrey, L., Akbar, W., Clark, T., Rojas, M.G. 2019. Quantitative differences in feeding behavior of 3rd instar nymphal Lygus lineolaris (Hemiptera: Miridae) occur on transgenic Bt cotton compared with non-Bt cotton. Journal of Economic Entomology. 112(4):1920-1925. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz054.

Enhancing PCR capacity in early detection of “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” utilizing whole genome sequence information - (Abstract Only)
Bao, M., Zheng, Z., Sun, X., Chen, J., Deng, X. 2019. Enhancing PCR capacity in early detection of “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” utilizing whole genome sequence information. International Research Conference on Huanglongbing.

Molecular therapy targets for Huanglongbing - (Abstract Only)
Lin, H., Duan, Y., Shi, X. 2019. Molecular therapy targets for Huanglongbing. International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. Presented at the 2019 International Research Conferencce on Huanglongbing, March 12-15, 2019, Riverside, CA.

AC-DC electropenetrography (EPG) for in-depth studies of feeding and oviposition behaviors Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Backus, E.A., Cervantes, F.A., Guedes, R.N., Li, A.Y., Wayadande, A.C. 2019. AC-DC electropenetrography (EPG) for in-depth studies of feeding and oviposition behaviors. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 112(3):236-248. https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/saz009.

Prokaryotic community of a glassy-winged sharpshooter infected with Xylella fastidiosa - (Abstract Only)
Chen, J., Krugner, R., Bao, M. 2018. Prokaryotic community of a glassy-winged sharpshooter infected with Xylella fastidiosa. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 168.

Plant microbial community associated with infection of Xylella fastidiosa revealed by next-generation-sequencing analyses - (Abstract Only)
Van Horn, C.R., Chen, J., Sisterson, M.S., Dai, Z. 2018. Plant microbial community associated with infection of Xylella fastidiosa revealed by next-generation-sequencing analyses. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 141.

Draft Genome Sequence of "Sulcia muelleri" Strain KPTW1 from a Vector of Xylella fastidiosa causing Pierce's Disease of grapevine in Taiwan Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shih, H., Su, C., Chang, C., Vargas, S., Dai, Z., Chen, J. 2019. Draft Genome Sequence of "Sulcia muelleri" Strain KPTW1 from a Vector of Xylella fastidiosa causing Pierce's Disease of grapevine in Taiwan. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(2):e01347-18. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.01347-18.

Novel amplification targets for rapid detection and differentiation of Xylella fastidiosa subspecies fastidiosa and multiplex in plant and insect tissue - (Abstract Only)
Burbank, L.P., Ortega, B.C. 2018. Novel amplification targets for rapid detection and differentiation of Xylella fastidiosa subspecies fastidiosa and multiplex in plant and insect tissue. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 134.

Novel amplification targets for rapid detection and differentiation of Xylella fastidiosa subspecies fastidiosa and multiplex in plant and insect tissue - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burbank, L.P., Ortega, B.C. 2018. Novel amplification targets for rapid detection and differentiation of Xylella fastidiosa subspecies fastidiosa and multiplex in plant and insect tissue. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 155:8-18.

Genotyping Xylella fastidiosa present in the glassy-winged sharpshooter in the General Beale area of Kern County, California - (Abstract Only)
Stenger, D.C., Burbank, L.P., Krugner, R., Sisterson, M.S. 2018. Genotyping Xylella fastidiosa present in the glassy-winged sharpshooter in the General Beale area of Kern County, California. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 140.

Epidemiology of Pierce’s disease in the General Beale area of Kern County - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Burbank, L.P., Krugner, R., Stenger, D.C., Haviland, D. 2018. Epidemiology of Pierce’s disease in the General Beale area of Kern County. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 139.

Detection of a single-copied plasmid, pXFSL21, from Xylella fastidiosa strain stag’s leap with two toxin-antitoxin systems using a next generation sequencing approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Horn, C.R., Wu, F., Zheng, Z., Dai, Z., Chen, J. 2019. Detection of a single-copied plasmid, pXFSL21, from Xylella fastidiosa strain stag’s leap with two toxin-antitoxin systems using a next generation sequencing approach. Phytopathology. 109:240-247. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-07-18-0249-FI.

Sharpshooter electropenetrography X wave represents the Xf inoculation behaviors: Update on evidence from systemic, symptomatic Pierce’s disease infection induced after X waves - (Proceedings)
Backus, E.A., Cervantes, F.A., Van De Veire, J.A., Burbank, L.P., Perring, T. 2018. Sharpshooter electropenetrography X wave represents the Xf inoculation behaviors: Update on evidence from systemic, symptomatic Pierce’s disease infection induced after X waves. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. available: https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/pdcp/Documents/Proceedings/2018ResearchProgressRpts.pdf..

Assessment of transmission, adaptation, and competition of mutant strains of Xylella fastidiosa by glassy-winged sharpshooter (Homalodisca vitripennis) - (Abstract Only)
Lin, H., Sengoda-Gounder, V., Shi, X., Krugner, R., Backus, E.A. 2018. Assessment of transmission, adaptation, and competition of mutant strains of Xylella fastidiosa by glassy-winged sharpshooter (Homalodisca vitripennis). CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 138.

Screening and identification of Pierce’s disease and powdery mildew dual resistance grapevines from an advanced back cross breeding population - (Abstract Only)
Lin, H., Nwugo, C.C., Shi, X. 2018. Screening and identification of Pierce’s disease and powdery mildew dual resistance grapevines from an advanced back cross breeding population. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 137.

Preliminary findings support that vector feeding behaviors controlling inoculation of Xylella fastidiosa are performed less on three backcross siblings of PdR1 parents than on Chardonnay - (Abstract Only)
Backus, E.A., Ledbetter, C.A. 2018. Preliminary findings support that vector feeding behaviors controlling inoculation of Xylella fastidiosa are performed less on three backcross siblings of PdR1 parents than on Chardonnay. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 167.

Historical perspectives, practical managements and research advancements of citrus HLB in southern China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, Z., Deng, X., Chen, J. 2018. Historical perspectives, practical managements and research advancements of citrus HLB in southern China. Phytopathology. 108(11):1224-1236. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-07-18-0255-IA.

Winter climate and cultivar effects on severity of Pierce’s Disease in table grapes - (Proceedings)
Burbank, L.P. 2018. Winter climate and cultivar effects on severity of Pierce’s Disease in table grapes. International Symposium on Proactive Technologies for Enhancement of Integrated Pest Management in Key Crops. p. 159-166.

Development of vibrational control methods for grapevine pests in California - (Proceedings)
Krugner, R. 2018. Development of vibrational control methods for grapevine pests in California. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Proactive Technologies for Enhancement of Integrated Pest Management on Key Crops. p. 49-56.

Mating disruption by vibrational signals – applications for management of the glassy-winged sharpshooter - (Book / Chapter)
Gordon S.D., Krugner R. 2020. Mating Disruption by Vibrational Signals: Applications for Management of the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter. In: Hill P., Lakes-Harlan R., Mazzoni V., Narins P., Virant-Doberlet M., Wessel A. (eds) Biotremology: Studying Vibrational Behavior. Animal Signals and Communication, vol 6. Springer, Cham. P. 355-373.

Effects of nymphal diet and adult feeding on allocation of resources to glassy-winged sharpshooter egg production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Stenger, D.C. 2018. Effects of nymphal diet and adult feeding on allocation of resources to glassy-winged sharpshooter egg production. Environmental Entomology. 47:1173-1183. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy094.

EPG waveform library for Graphocephala atropunctata (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): Effect of adhesive, input resistor, and voltage levels on waveform appearance and probing behaviors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cervantes, F.A., Backus, E.A., Perring, T.M. 2018. EPG waveform library for Graphocephala atropunctata (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): Effect of adhesive, input resistor, and voltage levels on waveform appearance and probing behaviors. Journal of Insect Physiology. 109:21-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.05.008.

Vibrational mating disruption of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis, vector of Xylella fastidiosa in California - (Abstract Only)
Mazzoni, V., Nieri, R., Gordon, S.D., Krugner, R. 2018. Vibrational mating disruption of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis, vector of Xylella fastidiosa in California. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin (Abstract for Conference Proceedings). 139:28-30.

Detection and characterization of pXFSL21, a novel single-copy plasmid from Xylella fastidiosa Strain Stag’s Leap - (Abstract Only)

Mating disruption of Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) by playback of vibrational signals in vineyard trellis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krugner, R., Gordon, S.D. 2018. Mating disruption of Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) by playback of vibrational signals in vineyard trellis. Pest Management Science. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.4930.

Temperature dependent RNA metabolism in Xylella fastidiosa during cold stress and grapevine infection - (Abstract Only)

A new (type 3) prophage of "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus" in China Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Zheng, Z., Bao, M., Wu, F., Van Horn, C.R., Chen, J., Deng, X. 2018. A new (type 3) prophage of "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus" in China. Phytopathology. 108:S1.107. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-108-10-S1.1.

Zebra chip development during storage: cause for concern? - (Trade Journal)
Wallis, C.M., Rashed, A. 2018. Zebra chip development during storage: cause for concern?. Spudman. 56:26-27.

Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) analyses for characterization and detection of grapevine pathogens - (Abstract Only)

RNA metabolism in Xylella fastidiosa during cold adaptation and survival responses - (Abstract Only)
Burbank, L.P. 2018. RNA metabolism in Xylella fastidiosa during cold adaptation and survival responses. American Society for Microbiology. Presented at the American Society for Microbiology Meeting, June 7-11, 2018, in Atlanta, GA.

NMR solution structures and MD-simulation of procyanidin B1, B2, and C1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Watson, A., Wallis, C.M., Franz, A.H. 2018. NMR solution structures and MD-simulation of procyanidin B1, B2, and C1. Archives for Organic Chemistry (ARKIVOC). 2018:279-301.

A zinc, copper and citric acid biocomplex shows promise for control of Xylella fastidiosa subsp. pauca in olive trees in Apulia region (southern Italy) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scortichini, M., Chen, J., De Caroli, M., Dalessandro, G., Pucci, N., L'Aurora, A., Petriccione, M., Zampella, L., Mastrobuoni, F., Migoni, D., Del Coco, L., Girelli, C., Piacente, F., Cristella, N., Marangi, P., Laddomada, F., Di Cesare, M., Cesari, G., Fanizzi, F., Loreti, S. 2018. A zinc, copper and citric acid biocomplex shows promise for control of Xylella fastidiosa subsp. pauca in olive trees in Apulia region (southern Italy). Phytopathologia Mediterranea. 57(1):48-72.

Population diversity of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) in China based on whole mitochondrial genome sequences Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, F., Jiang, H., Andrew, B., Holford, P., Chen, J., Wallis, C.M., Zheng, Z., Deng, X., Cen, Y. 2018. Population diversity of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) in China based on whole mitochondrial genome sequences. Pest Management Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5044.

Functional characterization of a p-coumaroyl quinate/shikimate 3’-hydroxylase from potato (Solanum tuberosum) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knollenberg, B.J., Liu, J., Yu, S., Lin, H., Tian, L. 2018. Functional characterization of a p-coumaroyl quinate/shikimate 3’-hydroxylase from potato (Solanum tuberosum). Biochemistry and Biophysics Research Communication. 496:462-467.

Alfalfa and pastures: sources of pests or generalist natural enemies? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Uchima, S.Y., Dwyer, D.P. 2018. Alfalfa and pastures: sources of pests or generalist natural enemies? Environmental Entomology. 47:271-281.

Mating vibrational signal transmission through and between plants of an agricultural pest, the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter - (Abstract Only)

Identification of a low copy number plasmid in Xylella fastidiosa Strain Stag’s Leap - (Abstract Only)
Chen, J., Van Horn, C.R. 2017. Identification of a low copy number plasmid in Xylella fastidiosa Strain Stag’s Leap. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 119-125.

A Type 3 prophage of “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” carrying a restriction-modification system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, Z., Bao, M., Wu, F., Van Horn, C.R., Chen, J., Deng, X. 2018. A Type 3 prophage of “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” carrying a restriction-modification system. Phytopathology. 108(4):454-461. doi:10.1094/PHYTO-08-17-0282-R.

Working towards developing potato tolerance of zebra chip disease: a food science perspective - (Trade Journal)
Wallis, C.M., Trumble, J.T. 2018. Working towards developing potato tolerance of zebra chip disease: a food science perspective. Potato Grower. 47:78-79.

An EPG waveform library for sharpshooters and preliminary effects of applied voltage on behaviors controlling Xylella fastidiosa inoculation - (Abstract Only)
Backus, E.A., Cervantes, F.A., Walter, A.M. 2017. An EPG waveform library for sharpshooters and preliminary effects of applied voltage on behaviors controlling Xylella fastidiosa inoculation. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 170.

Preliminary findings suggest that vector feeding behaviors controlling inoculation of Xylella fastidiosa are performed less on Vitis arizonica than on V. vinifera ‘Chardonnay’ - (Abstract Only)
Backus, E.A., Cervantes, F.A., Walker, A.M. 2017. Preliminary findings suggest that vector feeding behaviors controlling inoculation of Xylella fastidiosa are performed less on Vitis arizonica than on V. vinifera ‘Chardonnay’. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 171.

Characterization of physiological and molecular processes associated with potato response to Zebra chip disease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nwugo, C., Sengoda, V.G., Tian, L., Lin, H. 2017. Characterization of physiological and molecular processes associated with potato response to Zebra chip disease. Horticulture Research. 4:1-10. https://doi.org/10.1038/hortres.2017.69.

Playback of natural vibrational signals in vineyard trellis for mating disruption of glassy-winged sharpshooter - (Abstract Only)
Krugner, R., Gordon, S.D., Niere, R., Mazzoni, V. 2017. Playback of natural vibrational signals in vineyard trellis for mating disruption of glassy-winged sharpshooter. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 172.

Assessing effects of seasonality on the epidemiology of Pierce’s disease in the southern San Joaquin Valley - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Burbank, L.P., Krugner, R., Stenger, D.C. 2017. Assessing effects of seasonality on the epidemiology of Pierce’s disease in the southern San Joaquin Valley. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p. 149.

Effects of energy reserves and diet on glassy-winged sharpshooter egg maturation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Krugner, R., Wallis, C.M., Stenger, D.C. 2018. Effects of energy reserves and diet on glassy-winged sharpshooter egg maturation. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111:159-169.

Characterization of host plant resistance to zebra chip disease from species-derived potato genotypes and the identification of new sources of zebra chip resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahnaz, R., Novy, R.G., Wallis, C.M., Rashed, A. 2017. Characterization of host plant resistance to zebra chip disease from species-derived potato genotypes and the identification of new sources of zebra chip resistance. Phytopathology. 12(8): e0183283.

Association of promising germplasm exhibiting tolerance to psyllids, aphids, and zebra chip disease with foliar host chemistry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prager, S.M., Wallis, C.M., Jones, M., Novy, R.G., Trumble, J. 2018. Association of promising germplasm exhibiting tolerance to psyllids, aphids, and zebra chip disease with foliar host chemistry. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111:327-336.

Detection and typing of Xylella fastidiosa from glassy-winged sharpshooter for Pierce’s disease epidemiology - (Abstract Only)
Burbank, L.P., Sisterson, M.S., Krugner, R., Stenger, D.C. 2017. Detection and typing of Xylella fastidiosa from glassy-winged sharpshooter for Pierce’s disease epidemiology. Presented at Australian and New Zealand Entomological Societies Conference, Sept 17-20, 2017, Terrigal, Australia

Conjugative plasmid transfer in Xylella fastidiosa is dependent on tra and trb operon functions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burbank, L.P., Van Horn, C.R. 2017. Conjugative plasmid transfer in Xylella fastidiosa is dependent on tra and trb operon functions. Journal of Bacteriology. 199:e00388-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/JB.00388-17.

EPG waveforms of blue green sharpshooter: impedance and voltage level effects on stylet probing - (Abstract Only)
Cervantes, F.A., Backus, E.A. 2017. EPG waveforms of blue green sharpshooter: impedance and voltage level effects on stylet probing. Presented at Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov 5-8, 2017, Denver, CO.