Experts and Doctors on plant diseases in United States


Locale: United States
Topic: plant diseases

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  1. Henk A, Warren R, Innes R. A new Ac-like transposon of Arabidopsis is associated with a deletion of the RPS5 disease resistance gene. Genetics. 1999;151:1581-9 pubmed
    ..We conclude that loss of RPS5 was caused by a double-strand break and subsequent repair, and cannot be attributed to unequal crossing over between resistance gene homologs. ..
  2. Ryu C, Farag M, Hu C, Reddy M, Kloepper J, Pare P. Bacterial volatiles induce systemic resistance in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2004;134:1017-26 pubmed
    ..This study provides new insight into the role of bacteria VOCs as initiators of defense responses in plants...
  3. Tek A, Stevenson W, Helgeson J, Jiang J. Transfer of tuber soft rot and early blight resistances from Solanum brevidens into cultivated potato. Theor Appl Genet. 2004;109:249-54 pubmed
    ..brevidens may significantly impact the resistance to multiple potato diseases. The high yield potential of C75-5+297 makes it an excellent parent for developing potato varieties with resistances to both tuber soft rot and early blight. ..
  4. Chapman E, Prokhnevsky A, Gopinath K, Dolja V, Carrington J. Viral RNA silencing suppressors inhibit the microRNA pathway at an intermediate step. Genes Dev. 2004;18:1179-86 pubmed
    ..In addition, p21 bound to synthetic miRNA/miRNA* and siRNA duplexes in vitro. We propose that several different suppressors act by distinct mechanisms to inhibit the incorporation of small RNAs into active RISCs. ..
  5. Gu H, Ghabrial S. The Bean pod mottle virus proteinase cofactor and putative helicase are symptom severity determinants. Virology. 2005;333:271-83 pubmed
    ..Symptom severity correlated well with higher accumulation of viral RNA, but neither the Co-pro nor Hel protein could be demonstrated as a suppressor of RNA silencing...
  6. Reyna N, Yang Y. Molecular analysis of the rice MAP kinase gene family in relation to Magnaporthe grisea infection. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2006;19:530-40 pubmed
    ..The genome-wide expression analysis suggests that about half of the rice MAPK genes are associated with pathogen infection and host defense response. ..
  7. Park Y, Perring T, Yacoub R, Bartels D, Elms D. Spatial and temporal dynamics of overwintering Homalodisca coagulata (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). J Econ Entomol. 2006;99:1936-42 pubmed
    ..Potential for winter-season spread and management of Xylella fastidiosa Wells et al., a pathogen causing Pierce's disease, are discussed...
  8. Okubara P, Schroeder K, Paulitz T. Identification and quantification of Rhizoctonia solani and R. oryzae using real-time polymerase chain reaction. Phytopathology. 2008;98:837-47 pubmed publisher
    ..4 to 780 pg of R. solani AG-8 DNA per gram of soil.. Blastn, primer-template duplex stability, and phylogenetic analyses predicted that the Q-PCR assays will be diagnostic for isolates from Australia, Israel, Japan, and other countries. ..
  9. Webb K, Ona I, Bai J, Garrett K, Mew T, Vera Cruz C, et al. A benefit of high temperature: increased effectiveness of a rice bacterial blight disease resistance gene. New Phytol. 2010;185:568-76 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that Xa7 restricts disease and Xoo population size more efficiently in high temperature cropping seasons compared with cool seasons creating fluctuating selection, thereby positively impacting durability of Xa7...

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  1. Li J, Todd T, Trick H. Rapid in planta evaluation of root expressed transgenes in chimeric soybean plants. Plant Cell Rep. 2010;29:113-23 pubmed publisher
    ..glycines reproduction was detected for the two constructs. This method takes on average four weeks to produce chimeric plants ready for transgene analysis. ..
  2. Vallejos C, Jones V, Stall R, Jones J, Minsavage G, Schultz D, et al. Characterization of two recessive genes controlling resistance to all races of bacterial spot in peppers. Theor Appl Genet. 2010;121:37-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Allele-specific primers for a PCR-based bs5-marker have been developed to facilitate the genetic manipulation of this gene. ..
  3. Yuan X, Morano L, Bromley R, Spring Pearson S, Stouthamer R, Nunney L. Multilocus sequence typing of Xylella fastidiosa causing Pierce's disease and oleander leaf scorch in the United States. Phytopathology. 2010;100:601-11 pubmed publisher
    ..fastidiosa. Moreover, MLST is the only technique effective in detecting recombination...
  4. Selote D, Kachroo A. RPG1-B-derived resistance to AvrB-expressing Pseudomonas syringae requires RIN4-like proteins in soybean. Plant Physiol. 2010;153:1199-211 pubmed publisher
    ..Although both GmRIN4a and GmRIN4b function to monitor AvrB in the presence of RPG1-B, GmRIN4a, but not GmRIN4b, negatively regulates AvrB virulence activity in the absence of RPG1-B...
  5. Naumann T, Wicklow D. Allozyme-specific modification of a maize seed chitinase by a protein secreted by the fungal pathogen Stenocarpella maydis. Phytopathology. 2010;100:645-54 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that the LH82 chiA allele may be a specific genetic determinant that contributes to resistance to ear rot caused by S. maydis whereas the B73 allele may contribute to susceptibility. ..
  6. Gomez S, Ferrieri R, Schueller M, Orians C. Methyl jasmonate elicits rapid changes in carbon and nitrogen dynamics in tomato. New Phytol. 2010;188:835-44 pubmed publisher
  7. Scherf J, Milling A, Allen C. Moderate temperature fluctuations rapidly reduce the viability of Ralstonia solanacearum race 3, biovar 2, in infected geranium, tomato, and potato plants. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:7061-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that even when sheltered in infected plant tissue, R3bv2 is unlikely to survive the temperature fluctuations typical of a northern temperate winter. ..
  8. Kim S, Gao F, Bhattacharjee S, Adiasor J, Nam J, Gassmann W. The Arabidopsis resistance-like gene SNC1 is activated by mutations in SRFR1 and contributes to resistance to the bacterial effector AvrRps4. PLoS Pathog. 2010;6:e1001172 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on the cross-talk evident from our results, they also suggest that reports of constitutive resistance phenotypes in Col-0 need to consider the possible involvement of SNC1. ..
  9. Trevathan S, Kahn A, Ross C. Effects of short-term hypersalinity exposure on the susceptibility to wasting disease in the subtropical seagrass Thalassia testudinum. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2011;49:1051-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that while short-term exposure to hypersalinity alters selected cellular processes this does not necessarily lead to an immediate increase in wasting disease susceptibility. ..
  10. Ding B. Viroids: self-replicating, mobile, and fast-evolving noncoding regulatory RNAs. Wiley Interdiscip Rev RNA. 2010;1:362-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, I discuss recent progress in these areas, emphasizing the broad significance of viroid research to the discovery of fundamental biological principles...
  11. Avila C, Arévalo Soliz L, Jia L, Navarre D, Chen Z, Howe G, et al. Loss of function of FATTY ACID DESATURASE7 in tomato enhances basal aphid resistance in a salicylate-dependent manner. Plant Physiol. 2012;158:2028-41 pubmed publisher
  12. Shah Nawaz ul Rehman M, Martinez Ochoa N, Pascal H, Sasvari Z, Herbst C, Xu K, et al. Proteome-wide overexpression of host proteins for identification of factors affecting tombusvirus RNA replication: an inhibitory role of protein kinase C. J Virol. 2012;86:9384-95 pubmed publisher
  13. Saintenac C, Zhang W, Salcedo A, Rouse M, Trick H, Akhunov E, et al. Identification of wheat gene Sr35 that confers resistance to Ug99 stem rust race group. Science. 2013;341:783-786 pubmed publisher
    ..monococcum to polyploid wheat. The cloning of Sr35 opens the door to the use of biotechnological approaches to control this devastating disease and to analyses of the molecular interactions that define the wheat-rust pathosystem. ..
  14. de Feyter R, Yang Y, Gabriel D. Gene-for-genes interactions between cotton R genes and Xanthomonas campestris pv. malvacearum avr genes. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 1993;6:225-37 pubmed
    ..pv. malvacearum race change mutations. Five spontaneous race change mutants of XcmH suffered avr locus deletions, strongly indicating intergenic recombination as the primary mechanism for generating new races in X. c. pv. malvacearum. ..
  15. Penaloza Vazquez A, Fakhr M, Bailey A, Bender C. AlgR functions in algC expression and virulence in Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae. Microbiology. 2004;150:2727-37 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, the symptoms observed with wild-type P. syringae FF5 suggest that this strain can move systemically in leaf tissue, and that a functional copy of algR is required for systemic movement. ..
  16. Goggin F, Jia L, Shah G, Hebert S, Williamson V, Ullman D. Heterologous expression of the Mi-1.2 gene from tomato confers resistance against nematodes but not aphids in eggplant. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2006;19:383-8 pubmed
    ..It also indicates that the requirements for Mi-mediated aphid and nematode resistance differ. Potentially, aphid resistance requires additional genes that are not conserved between tomato and eggplant. ..
  17. Andersen P, Brodbeck B, Oden S, Shriner A, Leite B. Influence of xylem fluid chemistry on planktonic growth, biofilm formation and aggregation of Xylella fastidiosa. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2007;274:210-7 pubmed
    ..fastidiosa. Augmentation of fluid from Noble with the amino acids listed above, citric acid, calcium and magnesium resulted in increased planktonic growth and aggregation. ..
  18. Uppalapati S, Ishiga Y, Wangdi T, Kunkel B, Anand A, Mysore K, et al. The phytotoxin coronatine contributes to pathogen fitness and is required for suppression of salicylic acid accumulation in tomato inoculated with Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2007;20:955-65 pubmed publisher
  19. Wallis C, Stone A, Sherman D, Damsteegt V, Gildow F, Schneider W. Adaptation of plum pox virus to a herbaceous host (Pisum sativum) following serial passages. J Gen Virol. 2007;88:2839-45 pubmed
    ..Regardless of the number of previous passages, all pea-adapted PPV strains consistently infected peach at low levels using aphid inoculation...
  20. Yang S, Gao M, Deshpande S, Lin S, Roe B, Zhu H. Genetic and physical localization of an anthracnose resistance gene in Medicago truncatula. Theor Appl Genet. 2007;116:45-52 pubmed
    ..RCT1 is part of a complex locus containing numerous genes homologous to previously characterized TIR-NBS-LRR type resistance genes. The result presented in this paper will facilitate the positional cloning of RCT1 in Medicago. ..
  21. Huang K, Czymmek K, Caplan J, Sweigard J, Donofrio N. HYR1-mediated detoxification of reactive oxygen species is required for full virulence in the rice blast fungus. PLoS Pathog. 2011;7:e1001335 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results indicated that the HYR1 gene was important for allowing the fungus to tolerate H?O? in vitro and in planta and that this ability was directly related to fungal virulence. ..
  22. Roper M. Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii: lessons learned from a xylem-dwelling pathogen of sweet corn. Mol Plant Pathol. 2011;12:628-37 pubmed publisher
    .. ..
  23. Kim H, Ridenour J, Dunkle L, Bluhm B. Regulation of stomatal tropism and infection by light in Cercospora zeae-maydis: evidence for coordinated host/pathogen responses to photoperiod?. PLoS Pathog. 2011;7:e1002113 pubmed publisher
    ..zeae-maydis, and establishes a genetic framework for the molecular dissection of infection via stomata and the integration of host and pathogen responses to photoperiod. ..
  24. Bansal R, Hulbert S, Schemerhorn B, Reese J, Whitworth R, Stuart J, et al. Hessian fly-associated bacteria: transmission, essentiality, and composition. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e23170 pubmed publisher
    ..The bacteria associated with wheat seedlings may play an essential role in the wheat-HF interaction. ..
  25. Dietzgen R, Martin K, Anderson G, Goodin M. In planta localization and interactions of impatiens necrotic spot tospovirus proteins. J Gen Virol. 2012;93:2490-5 pubmed publisher
    ..N and NSm protein self-interactions and an NSm-N interaction were observed by using bimolecular fluorescence complementation. A tospovirus NSm homotypic interaction had not been reported previously...
  26. Oblessuc P, Borges A, Chowdhury B, Caldas D, Tsai S, Camargo L, et al. Dissecting Phaseolus vulgaris innate immune system against Colletotrichum lindemuthianum infection. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e43161 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to identify potential genetic components of the bean immune system to provide environmentally friendly control measures against this fungus...
  27. Chen A, Pavitrin A, Ng J. Agroinoculation of the cloned infectious cDNAs of Lettuce chlorosis virus results in systemic plant infection and production of whitefly transmissible virions. Virus Res. 2012;169:310-5 pubmed publisher
    ..benthamiana plants results in LCV infection and the production of biologically active, whitefly transmissible virions. This system represents an important tool for use with reverse genetics designed for the study of LCV gene functions...
  28. Son Y, Backus E, Groves R, Johnson M. Pattern of stylet penetration activity by Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) adults in relation to environmental temperature and light conditions. Environ Entomol. 2012;41:1215-30 pubmed publisher
    ..vitripennis feeding behaviors responsible for transmission (acquisition and inoculation) of the Pierce's disease bacterium, with implications for vector ecology and management, as well as disease epidemiology. ..
  29. Donofrio N, Raman V. Roles and delivery mechanisms of fungal effectors during infection development: common threads and new directions. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2012;15:692-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This combination of informatics and empirical studies will allow greater insight into effector function. ..
  30. Gent D, Mahaffee W, McRoberts N, Pfender W. The use and role of predictive systems in disease management. Annu Rev Phytopathol. 2013;51:267-89 pubmed publisher
    ..This goal requires an appreciation of growers' decision calculus in managing disease problems and, more broadly, their overall farm enterprise management. ..
  31. Wang C, Guan X, Wang H, Li G, Dong X, Wang G, et al. Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of Valsa mali: an efficient tool for random insertion mutagenesis. ScientificWorldJournal. 2013;2013:968432 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that ATMT of V. mali is a useful tool to gain novel insight into this economically important pathogen at molecular levels. ..
  32. Kim N, Lee D, Choi D, Hwang B. The pepper GNA-related lectin and PAN domain protein gene, CaGLP1, is required for plant cell death and defense signaling during bacterial infection. Plant Sci. 2015;241:307-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these results suggest that CaGLP1 is required for plant cell death and defense responses through the reactive oxygen species burst and downstream defense-related gene expression in response to bacterial pathogen challenge. ..
  33. Li Y, Kabbage M, Liu W, Dickman M. Aspartyl Protease-Mediated Cleavage of BAG6 Is Necessary for Autophagy and Fungal Resistance in Plants. Plant Cell. 2016;28:233-47 pubmed publisher
  34. Mantooth K, Hadziabdic D, Boggess S, Windham M, Miller S, Cai G, et al. Confirmation of independent introductions of an exotic plant pathogen of Cornus species, Discula destructiva, on the east and west coasts of North America. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0180345 pubmed publisher
    ..These primers may be useful for investigating the genetic diversity and population structure of these Discula species. ..
  35. Girvin J, Whitworth R, Rojas L, Smith C. Resistance of Select Winter Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Cultivars to Rhopalosiphum padi (Hemiptera: Aphididae). J Econ Entomol. 2017;110:1886-1889 pubmed publisher
    ..padi and BYDV in heavily infested areas. Secondarily, these results identify cultivars that are good candidates for use in breeding and genetic analyses of arthropod resistance genes in wheat. ..
  36. Scheets K. Maize chlorotic mottle machlomovirus and wheat streak mosaic rymovirus concentrations increase in the synergistic disease corn lethal necrosis. Virology. 1998;242:28-38 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that there are genes in both MCMV and WSMV which directly or indirectly affect the replication and/or spread of the other virus in CLN...
  37. Frye C, Tang D, Innes R. Negative regulation of defense responses in plants by a conserved MAPKK kinase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001;98:373-8 pubmed
    ..Putative orthologs of EDR1 are present in monocots such as rice and barley, indicating that EDR1 may regulate defense responses in a wide range of crop species. ..
  38. Kang S, Lebrun M, Farrall L, Valent B. Gain of virulence caused by insertion of a Pot3 transposon in a Magnaporthe grisea avirulence gene. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2001;14:671-4 pubmed
    ..grisea genome. The appearance of Pot3 in M. grisea seems to predate the diversification of various host-specific forms of the fungus. ..
  39. Brown D, McCormick S, Alexander N, Proctor R, Desjardins A. A genetic and biochemical approach to study trichothecene diversity in Fusarium sporotrichioides and Fusarium graminearum. Fungal Genet Biol. 2001;32:121-33 pubmed
    ..Sequence analysis indicated that F. graminearum TRI7 (FgTRI7) is nonfunctional. This is consistent with the fact that the FgTRI7 product is not required for DON synthesis in F. graminearum because C-4 is not oxygenated. ..
  40. Keith R, Keith L, Hernández Guzmán G, Uppalapati S, Bender C. Alginate gene expression by Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 in host and non-host plants. Microbiology. 2003;149:1127-38 pubmed
    ..This study indicates that algD is expressed when P. syringae attempts to colonize both susceptible and resistant plant hosts. ..
  41. Tang D, Christiansen K, Innes R. Regulation of plant disease resistance, stress responses, cell death, and ethylene signaling in Arabidopsis by the EDR1 protein kinase. Plant Physiol. 2005;138:1018-26 pubmed
  42. Ding B, Itaya A. Viroid: a useful model for studying the basic principles of infection and RNA biology. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2007;20:7-20 pubmed
  43. Sargent D, Fernández Fernández F, Rys A, Knight V, Simpson D, Tobutt K. Mapping of A1 conferring resistance to the aphid Amphorophora idaei and dw (dwarfing habit) in red raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) using AFLP and microsatellite markers. BMC Plant Biol. 2007;7:15 pubmed
    ..These traits are controlled by single genes, denoted (A1) and (dw) respectively...
  44. Yao J, Allen C. The plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum needs aerotaxis for normal biofilm formation and interactions with its tomato host. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:6415-24 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that energy taxis contributes significantly to the ability of R. solanacearum to locate and effectively interact with its host plants...
  45. Wallis C, Eyles A, Chorbadjian R, McSpadden Gardener B, Hansen R, Cipollini D, et al. Systemic induction of phloem secondary metabolism and its relationship to resistance to a canker pathogen in Austrian pine. New Phytol. 2008;177:767-78 pubmed
  46. Symmes E, Perring T. Intraspecific variation in zucchini yellow mosaic virus transmission by Myzus persicae and the impact of aphid host plant. J Econ Entomol. 2007;100:1764-72 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, the host plant on which the aphid is reared as well as the host plant on which it feeds just before virus acquisition contribute to ZYMV transmission efficiency of M. persicae. ..
  47. Li T, Bai G. Lesion mimic associates with adult plant resistance to leaf rust infection in wheat. Theor Appl Genet. 2009;119:13-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Qlr.pser.1BL peaked at lm and explained up to 60.8% of phenotypic variation for leaf rust resistance in two greenhouse experiments, therefore, lm from Ning7840 may have pleiotropic effects on APR to leaf rust. ..
  48. Salem N, Chen A, Tzanetakis I, Mongkolsiriwattana C, Ng J. Further complexity of the genus Crinivirus revealed by the complete genome sequence of Lettuce chlorosis virus (LCV) and the similar temporal accumulation of LCV genomic RNAs 1 and 2. Virology. 2009;390:45-55 pubmed publisher
  49. Fellers J, Seifers D, Ryba White M, Martin T. The complete genome sequence of Triticum mosaic virus, a new wheat-infecting virus of the High Plains. Arch Virol. 2009;154:1511-5 pubmed publisher
    ..2% identity to Wheat streak mosaic virus. Although TriMV is mite-transmitted and could be placed in the genus Tritimovirus, it is significantly divergent and should be placed in the newly proposed genus Susmovirus...
  50. O Donnell K, Gueidan C, Sink S, Johnston P, Crous P, Glenn A, et al. A two-locus DNA sequence database for typing plant and human pathogens within the Fusarium oxysporum species complex. Fungal Genet Biol. 2009;46:936-48 pubmed publisher
    ..We also evaluated enniatin, fumonisin and moniliformin mycotoxin production in vitro within a phylogenetic framework. ..
  51. Sen R, Ishak H, Estrada D, Dowd S, Hong E, Mueller U. Generalized antifungal activity and 454-screening of Pseudonocardia and Amycolatopsis bacteria in nests of fungus-growing ants. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:17805-10 pubmed publisher
    ..If association with Pseudonocardia is adaptive to attine ants, alternate roles of such microbes could include the protection of ants or sanitation of the nest...
  52. Garrett K, Zúñiga L, Roncal E, Forbes G, Mundt C, Su Z, et al. Intraspecific functional diversity in hosts and its effect on disease risk across a climatic gradient. Ecol Appl. 2009;19:1868-83 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that consideration of season length, environmental conduciveness to disease, and host functional divergence can help to explain the variability in disease response to host diversity. ..
  53. Shi X, Bi J, Morse J, Toscano N, Cooksey D. Differential expression of genes of Xylella fastidiosa in xylem fluid of citrus and grapevine. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2010;304:82-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Increased gene expression likely contributes to PD expression in grapevine, whereas citrus xylem fluid did not support or possibly suppressed the expression of these virulence genes...
  54. Roy A, Brlansky R. Genome analysis of an orange stem pitting citrus tristeza virus isolate reveals a novel recombinant genotype. Virus Res. 2010;151:118-30 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine the presence of the CTV-B165 genotype a pair of genome specific primers was designed and standardized for reliable detection of the novel CTV genotype by reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction...
  55. Mavrodi D, Joe A, Mavrodi O, Hassan K, Weller D, Paulsen I, et al. Structural and functional analysis of the type III secretion system from Pseudomonas fluorescens Q8r1-96. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:177-89 pubmed publisher
    ..The Q8r1-96 type III effectors RopAA, RopB, and RopM were capable of suppressing the hypersensitive response and production of reactive oxygen species, two plant immune responses...
  56. Venu R, Zhang Y, Weaver B, Carswell P, Mitchell T, Meyers B, et al. Large scale identification of genes involved in plant-fungal interactions using Illumina's sequencing-by-synthesis technology. Methods Mol Biol. 2011;722:167-78 pubmed publisher
    ..A public database to access the sequence data was developed at . Our results demonstrate how SBS technology can unravel transcriptome complexity during the creeping bentgrass-S. homoeocarpa interaction. ..
  57. Nava A, Londono A, Polston J. Characterization and distribution of tomato yellow margin leaf curl virus, a begomovirus from Venezuela. Arch Virol. 2013;158:399-406 pubmed publisher
    ..TYMLCV was detected in samples from the states of Aragua, Guárico, and Mérida, suggesting that TYMLCV is widely distributed in Venezuela. ..
  58. Raffa K, Powell E, Townsend P. Temperature-driven range expansion of an irruptive insect heightened by weakly coevolved plant defenses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:2193-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Consequences extend from reduced food supplies for endangered grizzly bears to altered landscape and hydrological processes. ..
  59. Parker J, Koh J, Yoo M, Zhu N, Feole M, Yi S, et al. Quantitative proteomics of tomato defense against Pseudomonas syringae infection. Proteomics. 2013;13:1934-46 pubmed publisher
    ..This information is applicable not only to tomato proteomics, but also adds to the repertoire of proteins now available for crop proteomic analysis and how they change in response to pathogen infection. ..
  60. Wilson H, Carroll G, Roy B, Blaisdell G. Tall fescue is a potential spillover reservoir host for Alternaria species. Mycologia. 2014;106:22-31 pubmed publisher
    ..arundinaceus could be a likely reservoir host for Alternaria spp. because it can harbor the pathogen with no apparent fitness cost. ..
  61. Packer A, Clay K. Soil pathogens and spatial patterns of seedling mortality in a temperate tree. Nature. 2000;404:278-81 pubmed
    ..Our results provide the most complete evidence that native pathogens influence tree distributions, as predicted by the Janzen-Connell hypothesis, and suggest that similar ecological mechanisms operate in tropical and temperate forests. ..
  62. Ahmad M, Majerczak D, Pike S, Hoyos M, Novacky A, Coplin D. Biological activity of harpin produced by Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2001;14:1223-34 pubmed
    ..In all tests, HrpN(Pnss) was not required for infection, growth, or virulence in corn or endophytic growth in related grasses. ..
  63. Alarcon Chaidez F, Keith L, Zhao Y, Bender C. RpoN (sigma(54)) is required for plasmid-encoded coronatine biosynthesis in Pseudomonas syringae. Plasmid. 2003;49:106-17 pubmed
    ..Our results indicate that rpoN is required for growth and the expression of both chromosomal and plasmid-encoded virulence factors in P. syringae pv. glycinea PG4180. ..
  64. Huang L, Brooks S, Li W, Fellers J, Trick H, Gill B. Map-based cloning of leaf rust resistance gene Lr21 from the large and polyploid genome of bread wheat. Genetics. 2003;164:655-64 pubmed
    ..The successful map-based cloning approach as demonstrated here now opens the door for cloning of many crop-specific agronomic traits located in the gene-rich regions of bread wheat. ..
  65. Zhang X, Gassmann W. RPS4-mediated disease resistance requires the combined presence of RPS4 transcripts with full-length and truncated open reading frames. Plant Cell. 2003;15:2333-42 pubmed
    ..Together with published results on the tobacco N gene, our data suggest that the generation of alternative TIR-NBS-LRR R gene transcripts is of general biological significance across plant species. ..
  66. Bextine B, Lauzon C, Potter S, Lampe D, Miller T. Delivery of a genetically marked Alcaligenes sp. to the glassy-winged sharpshooter for use in a paratransgenic control strategy. Curr Microbiol. 2004;48:327-31 pubmed
    ..Alcaligenes xylosoxidans denitrificans thus occupies the same region in the foregut as the pathogen, Xylella fastidiosa. ..
  67. Shapka N, Stork J, Nagy P. Phosphorylation of the p33 replication protein of Cucumber necrosis tombusvirus adjacent to the RNA binding site affects viral RNA replication. Virology. 2005;343:65-78 pubmed
  68. Liu H, Zhang S, Schell M, Denny T. Pyramiding unmarked deletions in Ralstonia solanacearum shows that secreted proteins in addition to plant cell-wall-degrading enzymes contribute to virulence. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2005;18:1296-305 pubmed
    ..Because the T2SS mutant was much less virulent than the sixfold CWDE mutant, we conclude that other secreted proteins contribute substantially to the ability of R. solanacearum GMI1000 to systemically colonize tomato plants. ..
  69. Ju H, Brown J, Ye C, Verchot Lubicz J. Mutations in the central domain of potato virus X TGBp2 eliminate granular vesicles and virus cell-to-cell trafficking. J Virol. 2007;81:1899-911 pubmed
    ..These results identify a novel element in the PVX TGBp2 protein which determines vesicle morphology. In addition, the data indicate that vesicles of the granular type induced by TGBp2 are necessary for PVX plasmodesmata transport. ..
  70. Holzmueller E, Jose S, Jenkins M. The relationship between fire history and an exotic fungal disease in a deciduous forest. Oecologia. 2008;155:347-56 pubmed
    ..Consequently, prescribed fire may offer a management tool to reduce the impacts of fungal disease in forest ecosystems that developed under historic burning regimes...
  71. Brooks C, Antonovics J, Keitt T. Spatial and temporal heterogeneity explain disease dynamics in a spatially explicit network model. Am Nat. 2008;172:149-59 pubmed publisher
    ..This work suggests that the application of spatially explicit network models can yield important insights into how heterogeneous structure can promote the persistence of species in natural landscapes...
  72. Shi X, Dumenyo C, Hernandez Martinez R, Azad H, Cooksey D. Characterization of regulatory pathways in Xylella fastidiosa: genes and phenotypes controlled by gacA. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:2275-83 pubmed publisher
    ..fastidiosa to environmental stresses and the competition within the host xylem...
  73. Rybak M, Minsavage G, Stall R, Jones J. Identification of Xanthomonas citri ssp. citri host specificity genes in a heterologous expression host. Mol Plant Pathol. 2009;10:249-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Xac-A(w) contains other unidentified factors that suppress development in grapefruit...
  74. Bhaskar P, Venkateshwaran M, Wu L, Ané J, Jiang J. Agrobacterium-mediated transient gene expression and silencing: a rapid tool for functional gene assay in potato. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e5812 pubmed publisher
    ..This procedure provides a powerful approach for high throughput functional assay for a large number of candidate genes in potato late blight resistance...
  75. Chen Y, Halterman D. Phenotypic characterization of potato late blight resistance mediated by the broad-spectrum resistance gene RB. Phytopathology. 2011;101:263-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, this suggests that suppression of certain defense-related genes may allow P. infestans to spread beyond the site of infection in the partially resistant host despite elicitation of hypersensitive cell death. ..
  76. Qi X, Droste T, Kao C. Cell-penetrating peptides derived from viral capsid proteins. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2011;24:25-36 pubmed publisher
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