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Transgenic tomato plants expressing the antigen gene PfCP-2.9 of Plasmodium falciparum
The objective of this work was to obtain transgenic tomato plants expressing the PfCP-2.9 protein (a chimera of the antigens MSP1 and AMA1 of Plasmodium falciparum). Cotyledons of seven-day-oldExpand
Identification of the most organogenic-responsive variety of tomato using the variety × medium interaction.
The in vitro culture of tomatoes was initiated with the goal of creating an edible malaria vaccine which could be successfully expressed in tomatoes. The identification of the best culture medium andExpand
Beech leaf disease symptoms caused by newly recognized nematode subspecies Litylenchus crenatae mccannii (Anguinata) described from Fagus grandifolia in North America
Symptoms of beech leaf disease (BLD), first reported in Ohio in 2012, include interveinal greening, thickening and often chlorosis in leaves, canopy thinning and mortality. Nematodes from diseasedExpand
First report of the cactus cyst nematode, Cactodera cacti, from a cactus garden in Idaho
Abstract In April 2018, a cyst nematode was discovered from soil samples collected from a cactus garden collection in Meridian, Ada County, Idaho, USA. The cactus garden collection field reported wasExpand
On the molecular identity of Paratylenchus nanus Cobb, 1923 (Nematoda: Tylenchida)
Abstract In this study, molecular characterization of Paratylenchus nanus collected from the type locality in Four Mile Run, Fall Church, Virginia using COI, D2-D3 of 28 S rRNA and ITS rRNA geneExpand
Characterization of Vittatidera zeaphila (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) from Indiana with molecular phylogenetic analysis of the genus
Abstract In the summer of 2016, a field of corn (Zea mays) in Spencer County, Indiana was observed with heavily stunted plants, and from the affected roots a large number of cysts were recovered.Expand
Molecular and morphological characterization of the alfalfa cyst nematode, Heterodera medicaginis, from Utah
Abstract In the spring of 2019, a cyst nematode was discovered from soil samples collected from an alfalfa field in Millard County, Utah. The soil samples were submitted to one of us (SH), whoExpand
Taxonomy and Identification of Principal Foliar Nematode Species (Aphelenchoides and Litylenchus)
Nematodes are Earth’s most numerous multicellular animals and include species that feed on bacteria, fungi, plants, insects, and animals. Foliar nematodes are mostly pathogens of ornamental crops inExpand
Foliar nematode, Litylenchus crenatae ssp. mccannii, population dynamics in leaves and buds of beech leaf disease‐affected trees in Canada and the US
A foliar nematode, Litylenchus crenatae ssp. mccannii, is associated with beech leaf disease (BLD) symptoms. Information about the types of tissues parasitized and how nematode populations fluctuateExpand