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Recent Publications

April 18, 2018

Pseudomonas is a large and diverse genus of Gammaproteobacteria. To provide a framework for discovery of evolutionary and taxonomic relationships of these bacteria, we compared the genomes of type strains of 163 species and 3 additional subspecies of Pseudomonas, including 118 genomes sequenced herein.

April 11, 2018

During the investigation of the sudden and early onset of yellowing, followed by mortality of American elm (Ulmus americana L.) trees at the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station in Delaware, Ohio, a phytoplasma of the clover proliferation group (16SrVI) was detected as the putative causal agent of the disease outbreak.

March 27, 2018

Arugula (Eruca sativa) is a leafy crucifer that is grown in coastal California as a fresh market commodity in bagged salad mixes. In January 2016, a foliar disease developed on commercially produced arugula in the Salinas Valley (Monterey County).

March 27, 2018

Rhizobacteria promote plant growth and disease control. However, in crop management practices cultivar and environmental conditions may also interfere with diseases outcome.

March 12, 2018

Cultivable land and productivity have been globally reduced as a result of industrialization and abiotic stresses (Gamalero et al. 2009). Drought, for instance, plays a major role in reducing plant growth parameters and also negatively interferes with plants’ physiology by causing losses in CO2 accumulation and then reducing photosynthetic rate or the photochemical efficiency (Muller et al. 2011; Sadeghipour and Abbasi 2012).

January 18, 2018

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) produced by microorganisms are potential alternatives for the development of new nematicides.

January 18, 2018

We aimed to unravel the events which favor the seed-rhizobacterium Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain ALB629 (hereafter ALB629) interaction and which may interfere with the rhizobacterium colonization and growth on the spermosphere of common bean.

November 22, 2017

Roles of three Fusarium graminearum membrane Ca2+ channels in the formation of Ca2+ signatures, growth, development, pathogenicity, and mycotoxin production

November 22, 2017

Genetic diversity and virulence of wheat and barley strains of Xanthomonas translucens from the Upper Midwestern United States

October 24, 2017

Corrigendum: Modified lipid extraction methods for deep subsurface shale

October 19, 2017

Distribution and diversity of begomoviruses in tomato and sweet pepper plants in Costa Rica

September 28, 2017

The privileges and opportunities of a research sabbatical

September 27, 2017

Elm yellows: a widespread and overlooked killer of elm trees across the United States

September 25, 2017

Novel insights into the elm yellows phytoplasma genome and into the metagenome of elm yellows-infected elms

September 19, 2017

A white paper on global wheat health based on scenario development and analysis

September 6, 2017

Statistical power in plant pathology research

August 23, 2017

Pythium yorkensis sp. nov., a potential soybean pathogen from southeastern Pennsylvania, USA

August 18, 2017

Within gut physicochemical variation does not correspond to distinct resident fungal and bacterial communities in the tree-killing xylophage, Anoplophora glabripennis

August 17, 2017

Draft genome sequence of Grammothele lineata SDL-CO-2015-1, a jute endophyte with a potential for paclitaxel biosynthesis

August 15, 2017

The U.S. Culture Collection Network responding to the requirements of the Nagoya protocol on access and benefit sharing