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Research Project: Enhancing Plant Protection through Fungal Systematics

Location: Mycology and Nematology Genetic Diversity and Biology Laboratory

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

A species-specific multiplexed PCR amplicon assay for distinguishing between Metarhizium anisopliae, M. brunneum, M. pingshaense and M. robertsii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mayerhofer, J., Lutz, A., Dennert, F., Rehner, S.A., Kepler, R.M., Widmer, F., Enkerli, J. 2019. A species-specific multiplexed PCR amplicon assay for distinguishing between Metarhizium anisopliae, M. brunneum, M. pingshaense and M. robertsii. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 161(1):23-28.

Proposal to conserve the name Apioporthe corni (Aurantioporthe corni, Cryptodiaporthe corni) against Sphaeronaema aurantiacum and Myxosporium nitidum (Ascomycetes, Diaporthales) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rossman, A.Y., Castlebury, L.A. 2019. Proposal to conserve the name Apioporthe corni (Aurantioporthe corni, Cryptodiaporthe corni) against Sphaeronaema aurantiacum and Myxosporium nitidum (Ascomycetes, Diaporthales). Taxon. 68(1):163-164. https://doi.org/10.1002/tax.12004.

SSRs identify limited genetic diversity across pathogen populations responsible for the global emergence of boxwood blight - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leblanc, N., Gehesquière, B., Salgado-Salazar, C., Heungens, K., Crouch, J.A. 2019. SSRs identify limited genetic diversity across pathogen populations responsible for the global emergence of boxwood blight. Plant Pathology. 68(5):861-868. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13003.

Diaporthe gulyae: the new pathogen on common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duellman, K.M., Mathew, F., Markell, S.G., Castlebury, L.A. 2019. Diaporthe gulyae: the new pathogen on common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum). Plant Health Progress. 1(1):70-72. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-12-18-0078-RS.

First report of Plasmopara halstedii on Coreopsis grandiflora in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salgado-Salazar, C., Creswell, T., Ruhl, G.E., Crouch, J. 2018. First report of Plasmopara halstedii on Coreopsis grandiflora in the United States. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-18-1501-PDN.

Orthologous peramine and pyrrolopyrazine-producing biosynthetic gene clusters in Metarhizium rileyi, Metarhizium majus and Cladonia grayi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berry, D., Mace, W., Rehner, S.A., Grage, K., Dijkwel, P.P., Young, C.A., Scott, B. 2018. Orthologous peramine and pyrrolopyrazine-producing biosynthetic gene clusters in Metarhizium rileyi, Metarhizium majus and Cladonia grayi. Environmental Microbiology. 21(3):928-939. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14483.

Detection and visualization of the impatiens downy mildew pathogen using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salgado-Salazar, C., Bauchan, G.R., Wallace, E.C., Crouch, J.A. 2018. Detection and visualization of the impatiens downy mildew pathogen using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). Plant Methods. 14:92. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13007-018-0362-z.

Basidiophora delawarensis, a new downy mildew species that infects cultivated goldenrod (Solidago sphacelata) in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallace, E., Salgado-Salazar, C., Gregory, N., Crouch, J. 2018. Basidiophora delawarensis, a new downy mildew species that infects cultivated goldenrod (Solidago sphacelata) in the United States. Mycological Progress. 17(12):1283-1291. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11557-018-1444-z.

Genome resources for the stem and bark canker pathogens Corinectria fuckeliana, Neonectria hederae and N. punicea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salgado-Salazar, C., Crouch, J. 2018. Genome resources for the stem and bark canker pathogens Corinectria fuckeliana, Neonectria hederae and N. punicea. Plant Disease. 103(1):389-391. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-18-0904-A.

Genome analysis of the ubiquitous boxwood pathogen Pseudonectria foliicola - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rivera, Y., Salgado-Salazar, C., Veltri, D., Malapi-Wight, M., Crouch, J. 2018. Genome analysis of the ubiquitous boxwood pathogen Pseudonectria foliicola. PeerJ. 6:e5401. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.5401.

A new genus: Identifying and naming the fungi that cause dollar spot disease on turf - (Trade Journal)
Beirn, L.A., Salgado-Salazar, C., Tredway, L.P., Clarke, B.B., Crouch, J.A. 2018. A new genus: Identifying and naming the fungi that cause dollar spot disease on turf. Golf Course Management. 86(7):69-72

Downy mildew disease of New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) caused by Basidiophora simplex in New York - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallace, E.C., Crouch, J.A. 2018. Downy mildew disease of New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) caused by Basidiophora simplex in New York. Plant Disease. 102(11):2382. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-04-18-0555-PDN.

Genetic variation of the pathogen causing impatiens downy mildew pre-dating and including 21st century epidemics on Impatiens walleriana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salgado-Salazar, C., LeBlanc, N., Ismaiel, A.A., Rivera, Y., Warfield, C., Crouch, J.A. 2018. Genetic variation of the pathogen causing impatiens downy mildew pre-dating and including 21st century epidemics on Impatiens walleriana. Plant Disease. 102(12):2411-2420. http://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-18-0077-RE.

Data from: Clarireedia: A new fungal genus comprising four pathogenic species responsible for dollar spot disease of turfgrass - (Other)
Salgado-Salazar, C., Beirn, L.A., Clarke, B.B., Crouch, J. 2018. Data from: Clarireedia: A new fungal genus comprising four pathogenic species responsible for dollar spot disease of turfgrass. Ag Data Commons. http://dx.doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1429061.

Boxwood blight: an ongoing threat to ornamental and native boxwood - (Review Article)
Leblanc, N., Salgado-Salazar, C., Crouch, J.A. 2018. Boxwood blight: an ongoing threat to ornamental and native boxwood. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 102(10):4371-4380. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00253-018-8936-2.

Downy mildew of Double Knock Out® rose caused by Peronospora sparsa in Maryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salgado-Salazar, C., Ismaiel, A., Crouch, J. 2018. Downy mildew of Double Knock Out® rose caused by Peronospora sparsa in Maryland. Plant Disease. 102(7):1464. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-17-1802-PDN.

First report of Peronospora sp. causing downy mildew disease on Geum sp. in the northeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallace, E., Daughtery, M., Rane, K., Salgado-Salazar, C., Crouch, J. 2018. First report of Peronospora sp. causing downy mildew disease on Geum sp. in the northeastern United States. Plant Disease. 102(7):1463. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-17-1503-PDN.

Evolutionarily informative strain-typing for Beauveria bassiana: multilocus haplotype stability and a genetic context for the mycoinsecticide GHA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

First Report of Peronospora digitalidis causing downy mildew disease on foxglove in Oregon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallace, E., Crouch, J. 2017. First Report of Peronospora digitalidis causing downy mildew disease on foxglove in Oregon. Plant Disease. 102:827. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-17-1504-PDN.

Genome datasets for Calonectria henricotiae and C. pseudonaviculata causing boxwood blight disease and related species - (Database / Dataset)
Crouch, J., Malapi-Wight, M., Rivera, Y., Salgado-Salazar, C., Veltri, D. 2017. Genome datasets for Calonectria henricotiae and C. pseudonaviculata causing boxwood blight disease and related species. Ag Data Commons. http://dx.doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1410184.

Genome analysis of the ubiquitous boxwood pathogen Pseudonectria foliicola: A small fungal genome with an increased cohort of genes associated with loss of virulence - (Database / Dataset)
Rivera, Y., Salgado-Salazar, C., Veltri, D., Malapi-Wight, M., Crouch, J. 2017. Genome analysis of the ubiquitous boxwood pathogen Pseudonectria foliicola: A small fungal genome with an increased cohort of genes associated with loss of virulence. Ag Data Commons. http://dx.doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1408094.

Biogeography of mutualistic fungi cultivated by leafcutter ants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mueller, U.G., Ishak, H.D., Bruschi, S.M., Smith, C.C., Herman, J.J., Mikheyev, A.S., Rabeling, C., Scott, J.J., Cooper, M., Rodrigues, A., Brandao, C.R., Lattke, J.E., Pagnocca, F.C., Rehner, S.A., Schultz, T.R., Vasconcelos, H.L., Adams, R.M., Bollazi, M., Clark, R.M., Himler, A.G., Lapolla, J.S., Leal, I.R., Johnson, R.A., Roces, F., Sosa-Calvo, J., Wirth, R., Bacci, M., Solomon, Scott E., Ortiz, A. 2017. Biogeography of mutualistic fungi cultivated by leafcutter ants. Molecular Ecology. 26:6921-6937. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.14431

Hijacked: Co-option of host behavior by entomophthoralean fungi - (Review Article)
Gryganskyi, A.P., Mullens, B.A., Gajdeczka, M.T., Rehner, S.A., Vilgalys, R., Hajek, A.E. 2017. Hijacked: Co-option of host behavior by entomophthoralean fungi. PLoS Pathogens. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006274.