Experts and Doctors on plant diseases in Mississippi, United States
Locale: Mississippi, United States
Topic: plant diseases
Lu S, Novak J, Austin F, Gu G, Ellis D, Kirk M, et al
. Occidiofungin, a unique antifungal glycopeptide produced by a strain of Burkholderia contaminans. Biochemistry. 2009;48:8312-21 pubmed publisher
..Our data support the identification of a novel fungicide and the compound has been named occidiofungin, meaning fungal killer. ..
Klink V, Matthews B. Emerging approaches to broaden resistance of soybean to soybean cyst nematode as supported by gene expression studies. Plant Physiol. 2009;151:1017-22 pubmed publisher
Abbas H, Accinelli C, Shier W. Biological Control of Aflatoxin Contamination in U.S. Crops and the Use of Bioplastic Formulations of Aspergillus flavus Biocontrol Strains To Optimize Application Strategies. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:7081-7087 pubmed publisher
..The ultimate goal of biocontrol research is to produce biocontrol systems that can be applied to crops only when long-range weather forecasting indicates they will be needed. ..
Kelley R, Williams W, Mylroie J, Boykin D, Harper J, Windham G, et al
. Identification of maize genes associated with host plant resistance or susceptibility to Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin accumulation. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e36892 pubmed publisher
..This study was conducted to identify maize genes associated with host plant resistance or susceptibility to A. flavus infection and aflatoxin accumulation...
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. ..