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Identification of Species in the Botryosphaeriaceae Family Causing Stem Blight on Southern Highbush Blueberry in Florida.
Stem blight of southern highbush blueberry (SHB) results in premature plant mortality and has been identified by Florida blueberry growers as the economically most important disease for the industry.Expand
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Genetic characterization of Blueberry necrotic ring blotch virus, a novel RNA virus with unique genetic features.
A new disorder was observed on southern highbush blueberries in several south-eastern states in the USA. Symptoms included irregularly shaped circular spots or blotches with green centres on theExpand
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Emergence and accumulation of novel pathogens suppress an invasive species.
Emerging pathogens are a growing threat to human health, agriculture and the diversity of ecological communities but may also help control problematic species. Here we investigated the diversity,Expand
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A Rapid Resazurin-Based Microtiter Assay to Evaluate QoI Sensitivity for Alternaria alternata Isolates and Their Molecular Characterization.
Chemical management of Alternaria brown spot of citrus is based upon the timely application of site-specific fungicides, many of which are vulnerable to the development of fungicide resistance. AExpand
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Evidence for morphological, vegetative, genetic, and mating-type diversity in Sclerotinia homoeocarpa.
Morphology, vegetative compatibility groups, and molecular characteristics were compared among 47 isolates of the dollar spot pathogen Sclerotinia homoeocarpa. Isolates were collected from cool- andExpand
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Identification of a New Waitea circinata Variety Causing Basal Leaf Blight of Seashore Paspalum.
Seashore paspalum (Paspalum vaginatum) is a saline-tolerant, warm-season turfgrass species popular for golf course use in tropical and subtropical climates. A new variety of Waitea circinataExpand
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A Rapid PCR-Based Method for the Detection of Magnaporthe oryzae from Infected Perennial Ryegrass.
Gray leaf spot caused by Magnaporthe oryzae is a serious disease of perennial ryegrass in the midwestern United States. Symptoms of gray leaf spot can be confused with those caused by other fungalExpand
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First Report of Gray Leaf Spot on Perennial Ryegrass in Indiana.
Pyricularia grisea, the causal agent of gray leaf spot on turfgrass, was isolated from symptomatic perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) leaves collected from a golf course in north-central Indiana inExpand
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Winter Survival of the Soybean Rust Pathogen, Phakopsora pachyrhizi, in Florida.
Soybean rust (SBR) survival and host availability (kudzu, Pueraria spp.) were assessed from November 2006 through April 2007 at six sites from the panhandle to southwest Florida. Micro loggersExpand
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Winter Survival of the Perennial Ryegrass Pathogen Magnaporthe oryzae in North Central Indiana.
Winter survival of Magnaporthe oryzae in north central Indiana was investigated in response to reports and observations of sporadic disease incidence. Survival of the fungus in perennial ryegrassExpand
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