Experts and Doctors on plant diseases in Davis, California, United States


Locale: Davis, California, United States
Topic: plant diseases

Top Publications

  1. Chern M, Canlas P, Ronald P. Strong suppression of systemic acquired resistance in Arabidopsis by NRR is dependent on its ability to interact with NPR1 and its putative repression domain. Mol Plant. 2008;1:552-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that NRR binds to NPR1 in vivo in a protein complex to inhibit transcriptional activation of PR genes and that NRR contains a transcription repression domain for active repression. ..
  2. Mehl H, Epstein L. Sewage and community shower drains are environmental reservoirs of Fusarium solani species complex group 1, a human and plant pathogen. Environ Microbiol. 2008;10:219-27 pubmed
    ..FSSC accounted for 17 +/- 6% (n = 14) of the total fungal DNA in the drains. FSSC 1 was rarely isolated from post-harvest cucurbit fruits and was not found in cucurbit fields in California. ..
  3. Lin H, Rubio L, Smythe A, Jiminez M, Falk B. Genetic diversity and biological variation among California isolates of Cucumber mosaic virus. J Gen Virol. 2003;84:249-58 pubmed
    ..CMV isolates capable of infecting cucurbits with conventional and transgenic CMV resistance were present in California, even before CMV transgenic material was available. ..
  4. Al Rwahnih M, Daubert S, Sudarshana M, Rowhani A. Gene from a novel plant virus satellite from grapevine identifies a viral satellite lineage. Virus Genes. 2013;47:114-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Field surveys with PCR probes specific for the novel satellite revealed its presence in 3% of the grapevines (n = 346) sampled...
  5. Vallad G, Subbarao K. Colonization of resistant and susceptible lettuce cultivars by a green fluorescent protein-tagged isolate of Verticillium dahliae. Phytopathology. 2008;98:871-85 pubmed publisher
    ..Results indicated that resistance in lettuce may lie with the plant's ability to shed infected lateral roots or to inhibit the systemic progress of the fungus through vascular tissues into the taproot. ..
  6. Lee J, Flint M, Seybold S. Suitability of pines and other conifers as hosts for the invasive Mediterranean pine engraver (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in North America. J Econ Entomol. 2008;101:829-37 pubmed
    ..5 or 334.7 accumulated degree-days based on lower development thresholds of 13.6 or 18 degrees C, respectively. ..
  7. Hwang C, Xu K, Hu R, Zhou R, Riaz S, Walker M. Cloning and characterization of XiR1, a locus responsible for dagger nematode resistance in grape. Theor Appl Genet. 2010;121:789-99 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report of a closely linked major gene locus responsible for ectoparasitic nematode resistance. The markers developed from this study are being used to expedite the breeding of resistant grape rootstocks. ..
  8. Bart R, Chern M, Vega Sánchez M, Canlas P, Ronald P. Rice Snl6, a cinnamoyl-CoA reductase-like gene family member, is required for NH1-mediated immunity to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. PLoS Genet. 2010;6:e1001123 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest the existence of a conserved group of CCR-like genes involved in the defense response, and with the potential to alter lignin content without affecting development. ..
  9. Liu J, Elmore J, Fuglsang A, Palmgren M, Staskawicz B, Coaker G. RIN4 functions with plasma membrane H+-ATPases to regulate stomatal apertures during pathogen attack. PLoS Biol. 2009;7:e1000139 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that the Arabidopsis protein RIN4 functions with the PM H(+)-ATPase to regulate stomatal apertures, inhibiting the entry of bacterial pathogens into the plant leaf during infection. ..

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  1. Lowe I, Jankuloski L, Chao S, Chen X, See D, Dubcovsky J. Mapping and validation of QTL which confer partial resistance to broadly virulent post-2000 North American races of stripe rust in hexaploid wheat. Theor Appl Genet. 2011;123:143-57 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper discusses the individual contributions to resistance of these four QTL, their epistatic interactions, and their potential in durable resistance breeding strategies based on combinations of partial resistance genes. ..
  2. Peng Y, Bartley L, Chen X, Dardick C, Chern M, Ruan R, et al. OsWRKY62 is a negative regulator of basal and Xa21-mediated defense against Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae in rice. Mol Plant. 2008;1:446-58 pubmed publisher
    ..1 suppresses the activation of defense-related genes. These results imply that OsWRKY62 functions as a negative regulator of innate immunity in rice, and serves as a critical mediator of both basal and race-specific defense responses...
  3. Rowe H, Walley J, Corwin J, Chan E, Dehesh K, Kliebenstein D. Deficiencies in jasmonate-mediated plant defense reveal quantitative variation in Botrytis cinerea pathogenesis. PLoS Pathog. 2010;6:e1000861 pubmed publisher
    ..cinerea isolates tested. Thus, similar infection phenotypes observed in wild-type plants result from different signaling interactions with the plant that are likely integrated by jasmonate signaling. ..
  4. DiLeo M, Bostock R, Rizzo D. Phytophthora ramorum does not cause physiologically significant systemic injury to California bay laurel, its primary reservoir host. Phytopathology. 2009;99:1307-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Consequently, it is highly likely that bay laurel will continue to be widely available as a host for P. ramorum in California forests, which has long-term implications for the composition of these forests...
  5. Duncan R, Singh S, Gilbertson R. Interaction of common bacterial blight bacteria with disease resistance quantitative trait loci in common bean. Phytopathology. 2011;101:425-35 pubmed publisher
  6. Tonetto de Freitas S, Padda M, Wu Q, Park S, Mitcham E. Dynamic alternations in cellular and molecular components during blossom-end rot development in tomatoes expressing sCAX1, a constitutively active Ca2+/H+ antiporter from Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2011;156:844-55 pubmed publisher
    ..The results indicate that the high expression of the sCAX1 gene reduces cytosolic and apoplastic Ca concentrations, affecting plasma membrane structure and leading to BER symptom development in the fruit tissue. ..
  7. McElrone A, Jackson S, Habdas P. Hydraulic disruption and passive migration by a bacterial pathogen in oak tree xylem. J Exp Bot. 2008;59:2649-57 pubmed publisher
    ..These large pores probably facilitate systemic colonization of the secondary xylem network and contribute to the high susceptibility to bacterial leaf scorch exhibited among these species. ..
  8. Osman F, Olineka T, Hodzic E, Golino D, Rowhani A. Comparative procedures for sample processing and quantitative PCR detection of grapevine viruses. J Virol Methods. 2012;179:303-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Comparing different qPCR detection methods, One Step RT-qPCR showed the lowest Cq values for the same sample tested compared to Two Step RT-qPCR and LDA. ..
  9. Dandekar A, Gouran H, Ibáñez A, Uratsu S, Agüero C, McFarland S, et al. An engineered innate immune defense protects grapevines from Pierce disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:3721-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We believe that similar strategies involving protein chimeras can be developed to protect against many diseases caused by human and plant pathogens. ..
  10. Walley J, Kliebenstein D, Bostock R, Dehesh K. Fatty acids and early detection of pathogens. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2013;16:520-6 pubmed publisher
  11. Cunniffe N, Cobb R, Meentemeyer R, Rizzo D, Gilligan C. Modeling when, where, and how to manage a forest epidemic, motivated by sudden oak death in California. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113:5640-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Our work introduces a framework for quantifying the likelihood of success and risks of failure of management that can be applied to invading pests and pathogens threatening forests worldwide. ..
  12. Fu D, Uauy C, Distelfeld A, Blechl A, Epstein L, Chen X, et al. A kinase-START gene confers temperature-dependent resistance to wheat stripe rust. Science. 2009;323:1357-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Yr36 is present in wild wheat but is absent in modern pasta and bread wheat varieties, and therefore it can now be used to improve resistance to stripe rust in a broad set of varieties. ..
  13. Yang L, Zhang X, Zhang X, Wang J, Luo M, Yang M, et al. Identification and evaluation of resistance to powdery mildew and yellow rust in a wheat mapping population. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0177905 pubmed publisher
    ..Interactions between the YR QTLs gave insights into the pathogen populations in the different locations as well as showing genetic interactions between these loci. ..
  14. Bai W, Chern M, Ruan D, Canlas P, Sze To W, Ronald P. Enhanced disease resistance and hypersensitivity to BTH by introduction of an NH1/OsNPR1 paralog. Plant Biotechnol J. 2011;9:205-15 pubmed publisher
    ..This approach avoids using undesirable constitutive, high-level expression and may prove to be more practical for engineering resistance. ..
  15. Rojas M, Hagen C, Lucas W, Gilbertson R. Exploiting chinks in the plant's armor: evolution and emergence of geminiviruses. Annu Rev Phytopathol. 2005;43:361-94 pubmed
    ..Mechanisms also evolved to circumvent the host antiviral defense systems. Effectively combatting diseases caused by geminiviruses represents a major challenge and opportunity for biotechnology. ..
  16. Michelmore R, Christopoulou M, Caldwell K. Impacts of resistance gene genetics, function, and evolution on a durable future. Annu Rev Phytopathol. 2013;51:291-319 pubmed publisher
  17. Lee M, Chiu C, Roubtsova T, Chou C, Bostock R. Overexpression of a redox-regulated cutinase gene, MfCUT1, increases virulence of the brown rot pathogen Monilinia fructicola on Prunus spp. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2010;23:176-86 pubmed publisher
    ..MfCUT1-GUS transformants expressed MfCUT1 transcripts at twice the level as the wild type and caused more severe symptoms on Prunus flower petals, consistent with MfCUT1 contributing to the virulence of M. fructicola. ..
  18. Maddox C, Laur L, Tian L. Antibacterial activity of phenolic compounds against the phytopathogen Xylella fastidiosa. Curr Microbiol. 2010;60:53-8 pubmed publisher
    ..fastidiosa-caused plant diseases. It will facilitate future production of plants with improved disease resistance properties through genetic engineering or traditional breeding approaches and will significantly improve crop yield. ..
  19. St Clair D. Quantitative disease resistance and quantitative resistance Loci in breeding. Annu Rev Phytopathol. 2010;48:247-68 pubmed publisher
    ..Strategies for optimum deployment of QRLs require research to understand effects of QDR on pathogen populations over time. ..
  20. Seo Y, Chern M, Bartley L, Han M, Jung K, Lee I, et al. Towards establishment of a rice stress response interactome. PLoS Genet. 2011;7:e1002020 pubmed publisher
    ..The combination of focused interactome and systems analyses described here represents significant progress toward elucidating the molecular basis of traits of agronomic importance. ..
  21. Slisz A, Breksa A, Mishchuk D, McCollum G, Slupsky C. Metabolomic analysis of citrus infection by 'Candidatus Liberibacter' reveals insight into pathogenicity. J Proteome Res. 2012;11:4223-30 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrates differing metabolic profiles in the juice of oranges from Las+ and Las- and proposes how Las may be able to evade citrus defense responses...
  22. Meyers B, Dickerman A, Michelmore R, Sivaramakrishnan S, Sobral B, Young N. Plant disease resistance genes encode members of an ancient and diverse protein family within the nucleotide-binding superfamily. Plant J. 1999;20:317-32 pubmed
    ..Sequence inferences suggest that these genes encode a novel class of nucleotide-binding proteins. ..
  23. Walley J, Rowe H, Xiao Y, Chehab E, Kliebenstein D, Wagner D, et al. The chromatin remodeler SPLAYED regulates specific stress signaling pathways. PLoS Pathog. 2008;4:e1000237 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings demonstrate not only that chromatin remodeling is required for selective pathogen resistance, but also that chromatin remodelers such as SYD can regulate specific pathways within biotic stress signaling networks. ..
  24. Chang J, Tai Y, Bernal A, Lavelle D, Staskawicz B, Michelmore R. Functional analyses of the Pto resistance gene family in tomato and the identification of a minor resistance determinant in a susceptible haplotype. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2002;15:281-91 pubmed
    ..LescPth5 induced cell death specifically in response to expression of AvrPto in tobacco in a Prf-dependent manner; this is consistent with a homolog from a 'susceptible' haplotype encoding a minor recognition determinant. ..
  25. Lucas W. Plant viral movement proteins: agents for cell-to-cell trafficking of viral genomes. Virology. 2006;344:169-84 pubmed
  26. Tomilov A, Tomilova N, Yoder J. Agrobacterium tumefaciens and Agrobacterium rhizogenes transformed roots of the parasitic plant Triphysaria versicolor retain parasitic competence. Planta. 2007;225:1059-71 pubmed
    ..Transgenic roots also remained competent to form haustoria in response to purified inducing factors. These transformation systems will allow an in planta assessment of genes predicted to function in plant parasitism. ..
  27. Salem N, Miller W, Rowhani A, Golino D, Moyne A, Falk B. Rose spring dwarf-associated virus has RNA structural and gene-expression features like those of Barley yellow dwarf virus. Virology. 2008;375:354-60 pubmed publisher
    ..These analyses of the RSDaV genomic RNA show more complexity for the RNA structural elements for members of the Luteoviridae...
  28. Osman F, Leutenegger C, Golino D, Rowhani A. Comparison of low-density arrays, RT-PCR and real-time TaqMan RT-PCR in detection of grapevine viruses. J Virol Methods. 2008;149:292-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report on the use of LDA for the detection of plant viruses. ..
  29. Ng J, Tian T, Falk B. Quantitative parameters determining whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) transmission of Lettuce infectious yellows virus and an engineered defective RNA. J Gen Virol. 2004;85:2697-707 pubmed
  30. Li W, Yadeta K, Elmore J, Coaker G. The Pseudomonas syringae effector HopQ1 promotes bacterial virulence and interacts with tomato 14-3-3 proteins in a phosphorylation-dependent manner. Plant Physiol. 2013;161:2062-74 pubmed publisher
  31. Cantu D, Yang B, Ruan R, Li K, Menzo V, Fu D, et al. Comparative analysis of protein-protein interactions in the defense response of rice and wheat. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:166 pubmed publisher
    ..Such predictions are less reliable for nodes that have undergone a different history of duplications and sub-functionalization in the two lineages. ..
  32. Fudali S, Wang C, Williamson V. Ethylene signaling pathway modulates attractiveness of host roots to the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne hapla. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2013;26:75-86 pubmed publisher
    ..hapla. These signals may aid in directing this pathogen to an appropriate host and invasion site for completing its life cycle...
  33. Gross S, Williamson V. Tm1: a mutator/foldback transposable element family in root-knot nematodes. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e24534 pubmed publisher
    ..These Tm1 elements may have impacts on root-knot nematode genomes and contribute to genetic diversity of the asexual species. ..
  34. Guilhabert M, Kirkpatrick B. Identification of Xylella fastidiosa antivirulence genes: hemagglutinin adhesins contribute a biofilm maturation to X. fastidios and colonization and attenuate virulence. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2005;18:856-68 pubmed
    ..fastidosa hemagglutinins mediate contact between X. fastidosa cells, which results in colony formation and biofilm maturation within the xylem vessels...
  35. Kliebenstein D, Rowe H, Denby K. Secondary metabolites influence Arabidopsis/Botrytis interactions: variation in host production and pathogen sensitivity. Plant J. 2005;44:25-36 pubmed
    ..Collectively, our results indicate that Arabidopsis/Botrytis interactions are influenced at the metabolic level by variations in toxin production in the host and sensitivity in the pathogen. ..
  36. Kepenekci I, Hazir S, Lewis E. Evaluation of entomopathogenic nematodes and the supernatants of the in vitro culture medium of their mutualistic bacteria for the control of the root-knot nematodes Meloidogyne incognita and M. arenaria. Pest Manag Sci. 2016;72:327-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Spent medium from culturing the bacterial symbionts Xenorhabdus bovienii and Photorhabdus luminescens kayaii with the cells removed was also applied without their nematode partners...
  37. McHale L, Truco M, Kozik A, Wroblewski T, Ochoa O, Lahre K, et al. The genomic architecture of disease resistance in lettuce. Theor Appl Genet. 2009;118:565-80 pubmed publisher
    ..The majority but not all of the resistance phenotypes were genetically associated with RGCs. ..
  38. Stewart L, Medina V, Tian T, Turina M, Falk B, Ng J. A mutation in the Lettuce infectious yellows virus minor coat protein disrupts whitefly transmission but not in planta systemic movement. J Virol. 2010;84:12165-73 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provide strong molecular evidence that the full-length LIYV-encoded CPm is dispensable for systemic plant movement but is required for whitefly transmission...
  39. Dileo M, Pye M, Roubtsova T, Duniway J, MacDonald J, Rizzo D, et al. Abscisic acid in salt stress predisposition to phytophthora root and crown rot in tomato and chrysanthemum. Phytopathology. 2010;100:871-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, several lines of evidence support ABA as a critical and dominant factor in the salinity-induced predisposition to Phytophthora spp. infection. ..
  40. Seo Y, Rojas M, Lee J, Lee S, Jeon J, Ronald P, et al. A viral resistance gene from common bean functions across plant families and is up-regulated in a non-virus-specific manner. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:11856-61 pubmed
    ..This experimental approach holds promise for providing insights into the mechanisms by which plants activate resistance responses against pathogens. ..
  41. Riaz S, Krivanek A, Xu K, Walker M. Refined mapping of the Pierce's disease resistance locus, PdR1, and Sex on an extended genetic map of Vitis rupestris x V. arizonica. Theor Appl Genet. 2006;113:1317-29 pubmed
    ..3 and 2.7 cM away from PdR1, respectively. Differences in segregation distortion of markers were also compared between parents, and three clusters of skewed markers were observed on linkage groups 6, 7 and 14. ..
  42. Doddapaneni H, Yao J, Lin H, Walker M, Civerolo E. Analysis of the genome-wide variations among multiple strains of the plant pathogenic bacterium Xylella fastidiosa. BMC Genomics. 2006;7:225 pubmed
    ..Based on these genome comparisons, it appears that the Pierce's disease strain Temecula-1 genome represents the ancestral genome of the X. fastidiosa. Results of this analysis are publicly available in the form of a web database. ..
  43. Cobb R, Meentemeyer R, Rizzo D. Apparent competition in canopy trees determined by pathogen transmission rather than susceptibility. Ecology. 2010;91:327-33 pubmed
  44. González Martínez S, Huber D, Ersoz E, Davis J, Neale D. Association genetics in Pinus taeda L. II. Carbon isotope discrimination. Heredity (Edinb). 2008;101:19-26 pubmed publisher
    ..This study highlights the complexity of dissecting CID traits and provides insights for designing second-generation association studies based on candidate gene approaches in forest trees...
  45. Wang J, Turina M, Stewart L, Lindbo J, Falk B. Agroinoculation of the Crinivirus, Lettuce infectious yellows virus, for systemic plant infection. Virology. 2009;392:131-6 pubmed publisher
  46. Li W, Zhu Z, Chern M, Yin J, Yang C, Ran L, et al. A Natural Allele of a Transcription Factor in Rice Confers Broad-Spectrum Blast Resistance. Cell. 2017;170:114-126.e15 pubmed publisher
    ..Our discovery highlights this novel allele as a strategy for breeding durable resistance in rice. ..
  47. Pujol C, Kado C. Characterization of pUCD5000 involved in pink disease color formation by Pantoea citrea. Plasmid. 1998;40:169-73 pubmed
    ..carotovora. The survival of P. citrea on pineapple does not depend on pUCD5000. However, full pink coloration development, which is characteristic of the pink disease, appears to require this plasmid. ..
  48. Haggard J, Johnson E, St Clair D. Linkage relationships among multiple QTL for horticultural traits and late blight (P. infestans) resistance on chromosome 5 introgressed from wild tomato Solanum habrochaites. G3 (Bethesda). 2013;3:2131-46 pubmed publisher
    ..The complex genetic architecture of horticultural and P. infestans resistance trait QTL within this S. habrochaites region of chromosome 5 presents challenges and opportunities for breeding efforts in cultivated tomato. ..
  49. Wang J, Turina M, Medina V, Falk B. Synergistic interaction between the Potyvirus, Turnip mosaic virus and the Crinivirus, Lettuce infectious yellows virus in plants and protoplasts. Virus Res. 2009;144:163-70 pubmed publisher
    ..LIYV infections remained phloem-limited in P1/HC-Pro transgenic plants, suggesting that enhanced accumulation of LIYV in these plants was due primarily to increased replication efficiency, not to greater spread...
  50. Xiao Y, Savchenko T, Baidoo E, Chehab W, Hayden D, Tolstikov V, et al. Retrograde signaling by the plastidial metabolite MEcPP regulates expression of nuclear stress-response genes. Cell. 2012;149:1525-35 pubmed publisher
  51. Walia J, Falk B. Fig mosaic virus mRNAs show generation by cap-snatching. Virology. 2012;426:162-6 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that FMV generates 5' capped mRNAs via cap-snatching, similar to strategies used by other negative-sense multipartite ssRNA viruses...
  52. Krivanek A, Famula T, Tenscher A, Walker M. Inheritance of resistance to Xylella fastidiosa within a Vitis rupestris x Vitis arizonica hybrid population. Theor Appl Genet. 2005;111:110-9 pubmed
  53. Kazmierczak P, Kim D, Turina M, Van Alfen N. A Hydrophobin of the chestnut blight fungus, Cryphonectria parasitica, is required for stromal pustule eruption. Eukaryot Cell. 2005;4:931-6 pubmed
    ..The hydrophobin cryparin thus plays an essential role in the fitness of this important plant pathogen by facilitating the eruption of the fungal fruiting bodies through the bark of its host tree. ..
  54. Kon T, Gilbertson R. Two genetically related begomoviruses causing tomato leaf curl disease in Togo and Nigeria differ in virulence and host range but do not require a betasatellite for induction of disease symptoms. Arch Virol. 2012;157:107-20 pubmed publisher
    ..and D. stramonium. Thus, although ToLCTGB increased symptom severity in a host-dependent manner, it does not appear to play a role in ToLCD and may have been present with ToLCKuV-TG as a reassortant...
  55. Park C, Han S, Chen X, Ronald P. Elucidation of XA21-mediated innate immunity. Cell Microbiol. 2010;12:1017-25 pubmed publisher
  56. Hagen C, Frizzi A, Kao J, Jia L, Huang M, Zhang Y, et al. Using small RNA sequences to diagnose, sequence, and investigate the infectivity characteristics of vegetable-infecting viruses. Arch Virol. 2011;156:1209-16 pubmed publisher
    ..We repeated this technique in identification of a squash-infecting geminivirus and also used it to identify an unspecified tospovirus...
  57. Pérez Donoso A, Sun Q, Roper M, Greve L, Kirkpatrick B, Labavitch J. Cell wall-degrading enzymes enlarge the pore size of intervessel pit membranes in healthy and Xylella fastidiosa-infected grapevines. Plant Physiol. 2010;152:1748-59 pubmed publisher
    ..fastidiosa population, introduced into grapevines by insect vectors, can multiply and spread throughout the vine and cause Pierce's disease. ..
  58. Fitzgerald H, Canlas P, Chern M, Ronald P. Alteration of TGA factor activity in rice results in enhanced tolerance to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. Plant J. 2005;43:335-47 pubmed
    ..The results presented in this study suggest that wild-type rTGA2.1 has primarily a negative role in rice basal defense responses to bacterial pathogens. ..
  59. Yoder J, Scholes J. Host plant resistance to parasitic weeds; recent progress and bottlenecks. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2010;13:478-84 pubmed publisher
    ..New strategies for engineering resistance to parasitic plants are also being explored, including the expression of parasite-specific toxins in host roots and RNAi to silence parasite genes crucial for development...
  60. 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. ..
  61. Yoder J, Gunathilake P, Wu B, Tomilova N, Tomilov A. Engineering host resistance against parasitic weeds with RNA interference. Pest Manag Sci. 2009;65:460-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Sequence information obtained from different parasite species can be used to clone the homologous gene from a particular pest or can be directly transformed into crop plants...
  62. Metz M, Varner J, Frangioso K, Meentemeyer R, Rizzo D. Unexpected redwood mortality from synergies between wildfire and an emerging infectious disease. Ecology. 2013;94:2152-9 pubmed
    ..Our results demonstrate the potential for interacting disturbances to initiate novel successional trajectories and compromise ecosystem resilience. ..
  63. Batuman O, Kuo Y, Palmieri M, Rojas M, Gilbertson R. Tomato chocolate spot virus, a member of a new torradovirus species that causes a necrosis-associated disease of tomato in Guatemala. Arch Virol. 2010;155:857-69 pubmed publisher
    ..The name tomato chocolate spot virus is proposed. ..
  64. 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. ..
  65. Liefting L, Shaw M, Kirkpatrick B. Sequence analysis of two plasmids from the phytoplasma beet leafhopper-transmitted virescence agent. Microbiology. 2004;150:1809-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of 30 strains of BLTVA showed that most of the 11 putative ORFs were present, but the size of the plasmids varied in these strains...
  66. McHale L, Tan X, Koehl P, Michelmore R. Plant NBS-LRR proteins: adaptable guards. Genome Biol. 2006;7:212 pubmed
    ..Their precise role in recognition is unknown; however, they are thought to monitor the status of plant proteins that are targeted by pathogen effectors. ..
  67. Melgarejo T, Kon T, Rojas M, Paz Carrasco L, Zerbini F, Gilbertson R. Characterization of a new world monopartite begomovirus causing leaf curl disease of tomato in Ecuador and Peru reveals a new direction in geminivirus evolution. J Virol. 2013;87:5397-413 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report of an indigenous NW monopartite begomovirus, and evidence is presented that it emerged from the DNA-A component of a NW bipartite progenitor via convergent evolution and recombination. ..
  68. Cantu D, Blanco Ulate B, Yang L, Labavitch J, Bennett A, Powell A. Ripening-regulated susceptibility of tomato fruit to Botrytis cinerea requires NOR but not RIN or ethylene. Plant Physiol. 2009;150:1434-49 pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrate the developmental plasticity of plant responses to the fungus and indicate how known regulators of fruit ripening participate in regulating ripening-associated pathogen susceptibility. ..
  69. Beh M, Metz M, Frangioso K, Rizzo D. The key host for an invasive forest pathogen also facilitates the pathogen's survival of wildfire in California forests. New Phytol. 2012;196:1145-54 pubmed publisher
  70. Lucas W, Lee J. Plasmodesmata as a supracellular control network in plants. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2004;5:712-26 pubmed
    ..In higher plants, this pathway involves the trafficking of proteins and various forms of RNA that function non-cell-autonomously to affect developmental programmes...
  71. Wroblewski T, Piskurewicz U, Tomczak A, Ochoa O, Michelmore R. Silencing of the major family of NBS-LRR-encoding genes in lettuce results in the loss of multiple resistance specificities. Plant J. 2007;51:803-18 pubmed
    ..lactucae, Dm14 and Dm16, as well as resistance to lettuce root aphid (Pemphigus bursarius L.), Ra, are encoded by RGC2 family members...
  72. Al Rwahnih M, Uyemoto J, Falk B, Rowhani A. Molecular characterization and detection of plum bark necrosis stem pitting-associated virus. Arch Virol. 2007;152:2197-206 pubmed publisher
    ..A real-time TaqMan RT-PCR assay and a one-step RT-PCR were developed for PBNSPaV detection and compared using three different sample preparation methods...
  73. Cantu D, Segovia V, Maclean D, Bayles R, Chen X, Kamoun S, et al. Genome analyses of the wheat yellow (stripe) rust pathogen Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici reveal polymorphic and haustorial expressed secreted proteins as candidate effectors. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:270 pubmed publisher
  74. Njoroge S, Vallad G, Park S, Kang S, Koike S, Bolda M, et al. Phenological and phytochemical changes correlate with differential interactions of Verticillium dahliae with broccoli and cauliflower. Phytopathology. 2011;101:523-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Significant differential accumulation of glucosinolates associated with plant phenology may also contribute to the resistant and susceptible reactions of broccoli and cauliflower, respectively, against V. dahliae. ..
  75. Seah S, Yaghoobi J, Rossi M, Gleason C, Williamson V. The nematode-resistance gene, Mi-1, is associated with an inverted chromosomal segment in susceptible compared to resistant tomato. Theor Appl Genet. 2004;108:1635-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Two Mi-1 homologs identified from the BAC library derived from susceptible tomato are not linked to the chromosome 6 locus, but map to chromosome 5 in regions known to contain resistance gene loci in other solanaceous species...
  76. Kasuga T, Kozanitas M, Bui M, Hüberli D, Rizzo D, Garbelotto M. Phenotypic diversification is associated with host-induced transposon derepression in the sudden oak death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e34728 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose the P. ramorum-oak host system in California forests as an ad hoc model for epi-transposon mediated diversification. ..
  77. Chen L, Gilbertson R. Curtovirus-cucurbit interaction: acquisition host plays a role in leafhopper transmission in a host-dependent manner. Phytopathology. 2009;99:101-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This revealed an influence of the acquisition host on leafhopper transmission in a host-specific manner. Our results also indicate that, although cucurbits can develop CTD, they are relatively poor hosts for these curtoviruses...
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