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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
Genetic characterization of Blueberry necrotic ring blotch virus, a novel RNA virus with unique genetic features.
- D. Quito-Avila, Philip M Brannen, W. Cline, P. Harmon, R. Martin
- Biology, Medicine
- The Journal of general virology
- 1 June 2013
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 the… Expand
Emergence and accumulation of novel pathogens suppress an invasive species.
- Kerry Bohl Stricker, P. Harmon, E. Goss, K. Clay, S. Luke Flory
- Biology, Medicine
- Ecology letters
- 1 April 2016
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
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. A… Expand
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- and… Expand
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 circinata… Expand
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 fungal… Expand
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 in… Expand
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 loggers… Expand
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 ryegrass… Expand