Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry

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Organization: Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry
Country: Germany

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  1. ncbi Beet soil-borne virus RNA 1: genetic analysis enabled by a starting sequence generated with primers to highly conserved helicase-encoding domains
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Biochemie und Pflanzenvirologie, Braunschweig, Germany
    J Gen Virol 78:3161-5. 1997
  2. ncbi New science for enhanced biosafety
    Joachim Schiemann
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Plant Virology, Microbiology and Biosafety, Messeweg 11 12, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Environ Biosafety Res 2:37-41. 2003
  3. ncbi Field releases of genetically modified micro-organisms
    Kornelia Smalla
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Plant Virology, Microbiology and Biosafety, Messeweg 11 12, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Environ Biosafety Res 2:65-8. 2003
  4. ncbi Molecular characterization of isolates of anagyris vein yellowing virus, plantago mottle virus and scrophularia mottle virus -- comparison of various approaches for tymovirus classification
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Pflanzenvirologie, Mikrobiologie und biologische Sicherheit, Braunschweig, Germany
    Arch Virol 150:2325-38. 2005
  5. ncbi Nemesia ring necrosis virus: a new tymovirus with a genomic RNA having a histidylatable tobamovirus-like 3' end
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Pflanzenvirologie, Mikrobiologie und biologische Sicherheit, Messeweg 11, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    J Gen Virol 86:1827-33. 2005
  6. ncbi Plant performance, dioxygenase-expressing rhizosphere bacteria, and biodegradation of weathered hydrocarbons in contaminated soil
    Hans Holger Liste
    Institute for Plant Virology, Microbiology and Biosafety, Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Königin Luise Strasse 19, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Chemosphere 62:1411-20. 2006
  7. ncbi The Oryctes virus: its detection, identification, and implementation in biological control of the coconut palm rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
    Alois M Huger
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Biological Control, Heinrichstrasse 243, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    J Invertebr Pathol 89:78-84. 2005
  8. ncbi Characterisation of European and North American Phytophthora ramorum isolates due to their morphology and mating behaviour in vitro with heterothallic Phytophthora species
    Sabine Werres
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Plant Protection in Horticulture, Messeweg 11 12, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Mycol Res 109:860-71. 2005
  9. ncbi Zygocactus virus X-based expression vectors and formation of rod-shaped virus-like particles in plants by the expressed coat proteins of Beet necrotic yellow vein virus and Soil-borne cereal mosaic virus
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Pflanzenvirologie, Mikrobiologie und biologische Sicherheit, Messeweg 11, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    J Gen Virol 87:439-43. 2006
  10. ncbi Taxon-specific suffixes for vernacular names
    H J Vetten
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Braunschweig, Germany
    Arch Virol 151:1249-50. 2006

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  1. ncbi Beet soil-borne virus RNA 1: genetic analysis enabled by a starting sequence generated with primers to highly conserved helicase-encoding domains
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Biochemie und Pflanzenvirologie, Braunschweig, Germany
    J Gen Virol 78:3161-5. 1997
    ..Unlike other furo- and tobraviruses BSBV contains no further genes on its RNA 1...
  2. ncbi New science for enhanced biosafety
    Joachim Schiemann
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Plant Virology, Microbiology and Biosafety, Messeweg 11 12, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Environ Biosafety Res 2:37-41. 2003
  3. ncbi Field releases of genetically modified micro-organisms
    Kornelia Smalla
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Plant Virology, Microbiology and Biosafety, Messeweg 11 12, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Environ Biosafety Res 2:65-8. 2003
  4. ncbi Molecular characterization of isolates of anagyris vein yellowing virus, plantago mottle virus and scrophularia mottle virus -- comparison of various approaches for tymovirus classification
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Pflanzenvirologie, Mikrobiologie und biologische Sicherheit, Braunschweig, Germany
    Arch Virol 150:2325-38. 2005
    ..The usefulness of various species demarcation criteria for the classification of tymoviruses is discussed...
  5. ncbi Nemesia ring necrosis virus: a new tymovirus with a genomic RNA having a histidylatable tobamovirus-like 3' end
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Pflanzenvirologie, Mikrobiologie und biologische Sicherheit, Messeweg 11, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    J Gen Virol 86:1827-33. 2005
    ..As a result NeRNV RNA can be charged with histidine even more efficiently than tobacco mosaic virus RNA...
  6. ncbi Plant performance, dioxygenase-expressing rhizosphere bacteria, and biodegradation of weathered hydrocarbons in contaminated soil
    Hans Holger Liste
    Institute for Plant Virology, Microbiology and Biosafety, Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Königin Luise Strasse 19, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Chemosphere 62:1411-20. 2006
    ..Plants may enhance the chemical extractability and perhaps biological availability of initially unextractable molecules...
  7. ncbi The Oryctes virus: its detection, identification, and implementation in biological control of the coconut palm rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
    Alois M Huger
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Biological Control, Heinrichstrasse 243, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    J Invertebr Pathol 89:78-84. 2005
    ..Because of the long-term persistence of the virus in the populations, rhinoceros beetle control is maintained. Incorporation of virus into integrated control measures and successful virus releases in many other countries are recorded...
  8. ncbi Characterisation of European and North American Phytophthora ramorum isolates due to their morphology and mating behaviour in vitro with heterothallic Phytophthora species
    Sabine Werres
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Plant Protection in Horticulture, Messeweg 11 12, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Mycol Res 109:860-71. 2005
    ..The morphological characters and the mating behaviour of the isolates will be discussed...
  9. ncbi Zygocactus virus X-based expression vectors and formation of rod-shaped virus-like particles in plants by the expressed coat proteins of Beet necrotic yellow vein virus and Soil-borne cereal mosaic virus
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Pflanzenvirologie, Mikrobiologie und biologische Sicherheit, Messeweg 11, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    J Gen Virol 87:439-43. 2006
    ..The virus produced from these constructs retained its ability to express BNYVV cp in local infections during successive passages on C. quinoa. This ability was lost, however, in the rarely occurring systemic infections...
  10. ncbi Taxon-specific suffixes for vernacular names
    H J Vetten
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Braunschweig, Germany
    Arch Virol 151:1249-50. 2006
  11. pmc Increased abundance of IncP-1beta plasmids and mercury resistance genes in mercury-polluted river sediments: first discovery of IncP-1beta plasmids with a complex mer transposon as the sole accessory element
    Kornelia Smalla
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry BBA, Messeweg 11 12, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7253-9. 2006
    ..This transposon carries a rather complex set of mer genes and is inserted between Tra1 and Tra2...
  12. ncbi Erwinia tasmaniensis sp. nov., a non-phytopathogenic bacterium from apple and pear trees
    Klaus Geider
    Max Planck Institut für Zellbiologie, Rosenhof, 68526 Ladenburg, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:2937-43. 2006
    ..From DNA-DNA hybridization kinetics, microbiological characteristics and nucleotide sequence analyses, this species is related to pathogenic Erwinia species, but also to the epiphytic species Erwinia billingiae...
  13. ncbi Manure and sulfadiazine synergistically increased bacterial antibiotic resistance in soil over at least two months
    Holger Heuer
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry BBA, Braunschweig, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 9:657-66. 2007
    ..The synergistic effects of manure and SDZ were still detectable after 2 months. The results suggest that manure from treated pigs enhances spread of antibiotic resistances in soil bacterial communities...
  14. ncbi Bacterial diversity of soils assessed by DGGE, T-RFLP and SSCP fingerprints of PCR-amplified 16S rRNA gene fragments: do the different methods provide similar results?
    Kornelia Smalla
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft BBA, Messeweg 11 12, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    J Microbiol Methods 69:470-9. 2007
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  15. ncbi 9th International Symposium on the Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms. Session VII: Risk management and monitoring
    Joachim Schiemann
    Institute for Plant Virology, Microbiology and Biosafety, Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry BBA, Messeweg 11 12, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Environ Biosafety Res 5:201-3. 2006
    ..Risk management measures are not within the remit of EFSA, and remain the responsibility of the European Commission and Member States...
  16. ncbi The OECD Blue Book on Recombinant DNA Safety Considerations: it's influence on ISBR and EFSA activities
    Joachim Schiemann
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Plant Virology, Microbiology and Biosafety, Braunschweig, Germany
    Environ Biosafety Res 5:233-5. 2006
    ..The "Recombinant DNA Safety Considerations" definitively became the major resource for the formulation of national regulatory frameworks and international regulations, including the Cartagena Protocol...
  17. ncbi Evaluation of various species demarcation criteria in attempts to classify ten new tombusvirus isolates
    R Koenig
    c o Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft BBA, Institut für Pflanzenvirologie, Mikrobiologie und biologische Sicherheit, Braunschweig, Germany
    Arch Virol 149:1733-44. 2004
    ..e. differences in natural and in experimental host ranges, in cytopathological features and in coat protein size, appear to be of little value for the classification of new tombusviruses...
  18. ncbi 'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali', 'Candidatus Phytoplasma pyri' and 'Candidatus Phytoplasma prunorum', the causal agents of apple proliferation, pear decline and European stone fruit yellows, respectively
    Erich Seemüller
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Pflanzenschutz im Obstbau, D 69221 Dossenheim, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1217-26. 2004
    ..Until more information on this phytoplasma is available, it is proposed that the PYLR phytoplasma should be regarded as a subtype of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma pyri'...
  19. ncbi Genome properties of beet virus Q, a new furo-like virus from sugarbeet, determined from unpurified virus
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Biochemie und Pflanzenvirologie, Braunschweig, Germany
    J Gen Virol 79:2027-36. 1998
    ..BVQ belongs to the recently proposed genus Pomovirus; it shows evolutionary relationships to furoviruses in sensu stricto, peclu-, hordei-, tobra-, tymo-, tobamo-, carla- and potexviruses...
  20. ncbi First report on the identification of microcystin in a water bloom collected in Belgium
    B Wirsing
    Institut fur Biologie II, Mikrobiologie, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Freiburg, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 21:23-7. 1998
    ..A higher yield of microcystins was obtained by acetic acid extraction instead of methanol extraction, whereas different extraction temperatures (20 degrees C, 40 degrees C) had no effect on the yield...
  21. pmc Exogenous isolation of antibiotic resistance plasmids from piggery manure slurries reveals a high prevalence and diversity of IncQ-like plasmids
    K Smalla
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Pflanzenvirologie, Mikrobiologie und biologische Sicherheit, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:4854-62. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that IncQ plasmids play an important role in disseminating antibiotic resistance genes...
  22. ncbi Analytical method for the determination of O,O-diethyl phosphate and O,O-diethyl thiophosphate in faecal samples
    D Schenke
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute of Ecotoxicology in Plant Protection, Kleinmachnow, Germany
    Chemosphere 41:1313-20. 2000
    ..The recoveries over the concentration range from 0.05 to 5 microg/g were 47-62% for O,O-diethyl phosphate and 92-106% for O,O-diethyl thiophosphate potassium salt with FPD...
  23. ncbi Comparison of the Galleria baiting technique and a direct extraction method for recovering Steinernema (Nematoda: Rhabditida) infective-stage juveniles from soil
    D Sturhan
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Nematologie und Wirbeltierkunde, Munster, Germany
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 47:315-8. 2000
    ..The direct extraction method provided quantitative estimates of infective-stage juvenile density but no information on their infectivity or on morphological characters of adults, and nematode cultures could not be established...
  24. pmc Bulk and rhizosphere soil bacterial communities studied by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis: plant-dependent enrichment and seasonal shifts revealed
    K Smalla
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, D 38104 Braunschweig, D 18051 Rostock, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:4742-51. 2001
    ..Sequencing of dominant bands excised from the rhizosphere patterns revealed that 6 out of 10 bands resembled gram-positive bacteria. Nocardia populations were identified as strawberry-specific bands...
  25. ncbi A New York isolate of Soil-borne wheat mosaic virus differs considerably from the Nebraska type strain in the nucleotide sequences of various coding regions but not in the deduced amino acid sequences
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Pflanzenvirologie, Mikrobiologie und biologische Sicherheit, Braunschweig, Germany
    Arch Virol 147:617-25. 2002
    ..The New York (NY) strain of SBWMV is possibly closely related to an isolate from Illinois for which so far only the nucleotide sequences of its coat protein gene and the 5' untranslated region of its RNA 2 are known...
  26. ncbi Butanol extraction to predict bioavailability of PAHs in soil
    Hans Holger Liste
    Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Institute for Comparative and Environmental Toxicology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Chemosphere 46:1011-7. 2002
    ..Such a mild extraction procedure may be useful as a means of predicting PAH bioavailability...
  27. ncbi EU regulatory aspects of resistance risk assessment
    Udo Heimbach
    Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Messeweg 11 12, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Pest Manag Sci 58:935-8. 2002
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  28. ncbi Investigation on downwind short-range transport of pesticides after application in agricultural crops
    Johannes Siebers
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry BBA, Chemistry Division Braunschweig, Messeweg 11 12, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Chemosphere 51:397-407. 2003
    ..Similar results were obtained for parathion, but at a lower level. Mainly due to its photolytic instability in water, pirimicarb decayed in surface water, where a maximum deposition was measured 2 h after application...
  29. ncbi Molecular structure and regulatory potential of a T-DNA integration site in petunia
    Antje Dietz-Pfeilstetter
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Plant Virology, Microbiology and Biosafety, Messeweg 11 12, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Transgenic Res 12:83-99. 2003
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  30. ncbi Comparative pathogenesis of the Helicoverpa armigera single-nucleocapsid nucleopolyhedrovirus in noctuid hosts of different susceptibility
    Annette Herz
    Institute for Biological Control, Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Heinrichstr 243, D 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    J Invertebr Pathol 83:31-6. 2003
    ..exigua-larvae revealed a similar pattern of tissue tropism. Apparently, HaSNPV does not undergo the usual steps in host invasion and infection in this insect species, but targets specifically to nervous tissue...
  31. ncbi Morphological and molecular investigations of a microsporidium infecting the European grape vine moth, Lobesia botrana Den. et Schiff., and its taxonomic determination as Cystosporogenes legeri nov. comb
    Regina G Kleespies
    Federal Biological Research Center for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Biological Control, Heinrichstr 243, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    J Invertebr Pathol 83:240-8. 2003
    ..Based on our morphological and molecular investigations we propose to rename this species Cystosporogenes legeri nov. comb...
  32. ncbi Strategies for the detection of potential beet necrotic yellow vein virus genome recombinations which might arise as a result of growing A type coat protein gene-expressing sugarbeets in soil containing B type virus
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Pflanzenvirologie, Mikrobiologie und biologische Sicherheit, Messeweg 11, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    Transgenic Res 13:21-8. 2004
    ..Inspite of this high sensitivity we failed to detect any BNYVV with a recombined genome in the transgenic plants of the model experiment or at the sites of the previous field release experiments...
  33. ncbi Molecular characterisation of potexviruses isolated from three different genera in the family Cactaceae
    R Koenig
    Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Pflanzenvirologie, Mikrobiologie und biologische Sicherheit, Braunschweig, Germany
    Arch Virol 149:903-14. 2004
    ..It is also suggested that the name Cactus virus X which originally was coined for all three virus isolates should no longer be used...
  34. ncbi The prevalence and diversity of mobile genetic elements in bacterial communities of different environmental habitats: insights gained from different methodological approaches
    Kornelia Smalla
    Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Plant Virology, Microbiology and Biosafety, Messeweg 11 12, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 42:165-75. 2002
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