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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Peter J Cotty
Food and Feed Safety Research
Research Plant Pathologist

Phone: (520) 626-5049
Fax: (520) 612-9290
FORBES 303, 1140 EAST CAMPUS DRIVE
TUCSON, AZ, 85721

Projects
Improvement of Biological Control Fungi for Reduction of Aflatoxin Contamination
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420818
Reducing Aflatoxin Contamination Using Biological Control and Crop Management
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 421463
Crop Management to Reduce Aflatoxin Contamination and Improve Biological Control
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423496
SELECTION OF SUPERIOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS WITH GENETIC AND CULTURAL CRITERIA
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421783
Expansion of Biological Control to Manage Aflatoxin in Maize and Groundnut Using Regionally-Adapted Beneficial Fungi in Eastern & West Africa
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 422518
Aflatoxin Mitigation Using Biocontrol in Maize and Groundnut in Zambia
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 422931
Improvement of Biological Control of Aflatoxin Contamination with Atoxigenic Strains of Aspergillus flavus on Cotton, Corn, and Pistachios
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 424843
Rapid Quantification of Aflasafe-Fungi on Crops in Africa to Verify Proper Application of Aflasafe
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 425294
Modular Facilities for Production of Aflatoxin Biocontrol Products
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 426338
DEVELOPMENT OF A COST-EFFECTIVE FORMULATION OF ATOXIGENIC STRAINS TO ENABLE LARGE-SCALE ADOPTION IN AFRICA AND THE US
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 421640
USE OF ATOXIGENIC STRAINS OF A. FLAVUS TO MANAGE AFLATOXIN CONTAMINATION OF CORN IN TEXAS
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 416464
Development of Biological Control of Aflatoxins to Improve Public Health, Increase Trade and Enhance Food Security in Nigeria and Kenya
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 419481
Biological Control of Aflatoxins in Burkina Faso for Improved Food Security
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 420584

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Susceptibility to aflatoxin contamination among maize land races from Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Jun-14)
Field efficacy of a mixture of atoxigenic Aspergillus flavus Link:Fr vegetative compatibility groups in preventing aflatoxin contamination in maize (Zea mays L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Atehnkeng, J., Ojiambo, P.S., Cotty, P.J., Bandyopadhyay, R. 2014. Field efficacy of a mixture of atoxigenic Aspergillus flavus Link:Fr vegetative compatibility groups in preventing aflatoxin contamination in maize (Zea mays L.). Biological Control. 72:62-70.
Evaluation of the atoxigenic Aspergillus flavus strain AF36 in pistachio orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doster, M.A., Michaelides, T.J., Cotty, P.J. 2014. Evaluation of the atoxigenic Aspergillus flavus strain AF36 in pistachio orchards. American Phytopathological Society. 98(7):948-956.
Diversity of aflatoxin-producing fungi and their impact on food safety in sub-Saharan Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Probst, C., Bandyopadhyay, R., Cotty, P.J. 2014. Diversity of aflatoxin-producing fungi and their impact on food safety in sub-Saharan Africa. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 174:113-122.
Aspergillus parasiticus communities associated with sugarcane in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas: implications of global transport and host association within Aspergillus section flavi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garber, N.P., Cotty, P.J. 2014. Aspergillus parasiticus communities associated with sugarcane in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas: implications of global transport and host association within Aspergillus section flavi. Phytopathology. 104:462-471.
Biological Controls for Aflatoxin Reduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bandyopadhyay, R., Cotty, P.J. 2013. Biological Controls for Aflatoxin Reduction. International Food Policy Research Institute. Focus 2020:Brief 16.
Structure analysis of an Aspergillus flavus kernels population in North Italy. First analysis of an Aspergillus flavus kernels population based on vegetative compatibility groups in Northern Italy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mauro, A., Battilani, P., Giorni, P., Pietri, A., Callicott, K.A., Cotty, P.J. 2013. Structure analysis of an Aspergillus flavus kernels population in North Italy. First analysis of an Aspergillus flavus kernels population based on vegetative compatibility groups in Northern Italy. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 162(1):1-7.
Aspergillus flavus diversity on crops and in the environment can be exploited to reduce aflatoxin exposure and improve health - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mehl, H.L., Jaime, R., Callicott, K.A., Probst, C., Garber, N.P., Ortega-Beltran, A., Grubisha, L.C., Cotty, P.J. 2012. Aspergillus flavus diversity on crops and in the environment can be exploited to reduce aflatoxin exposure and improve health. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1273:7-17.
Leaf content, seed moisture and module storage time of seed cotton influence cotton fiber quality and aflatoxin contamination of cottonseed in South Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaime, R., McKamey, J., Cotty, P.J. 2013. Leaf content, seed moisture and module storage time of seed cotton influence cotton fiber quality and aflatoxin contamination of cottonseed in South Texas. Journal of Cotton Science. 17:60-68.
Relationships between in vivo and in vitro aflatoxin production: reliable prediction of fungal ability to contaminate maize with aflatoxins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Probst, C., Cotty, P.J. 2012. Relationships between in vivo and in vitro aflatoxin production: reliable prediction of fungal ability to contaminate maize with aflatoxins. Fungal Biology. 116:503-510.
Identification of genetic defects in the atoxigenic biocontrol strain Aspergillus flavus K49 reveals the presence of a competitive recombinant group in field populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, P., Abbas, H.K., Weaver, M.A., Ehrlich, K., Scharfenstein, L.L., Cotty, P.J. 2012. Identification of genetic defects in the atoxigenic biocontrol strain Aspergillus flavus K49 reveals the presence of a competitive recombinant group in field populations. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 154:192-196.
Deadly strains of Kenyan aspergillus are distinct from other aflatoxin producers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Probst, C., Cotty, P.J., Callicott, K.A. 2011. Deadly strains of Kenyan Aspergillus are distinct from other aflatoxin producers. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 132:419-429.
Genetic diversity and population structure of Aspergillus flavus in the southern USA - (Abstract Only)
Grubisha, L.C., Cotty, P.J. 2011. Genetic diversity and population structure of Aspergillus flavus in the southern USA[abstract]. Mycological Society of America. 62(3):21.
Community structure of Aspergillus flavus and persistence of the atoxigenic strain A flavus AF36 in applied fields - (Proceedings)
Jaime, R., Cotty, P.J. 2011. Community structure of Aspergillus flavus and persistence of the atoxigenic strain A flavus AF36 in applied fields. Proceedings of American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, August 4-8, 2011, Honolulu, HI. 101:S80.
Aflatoxin-producing fungi in maize fields of Sonora Mexico at varying elevations: a three year study - (Proceedings)
Ortega-Beltran, A., Jaime-Garcia, R., Cotty, P.J. 2011. Aflatoxin-producing fungi in maize fields of Sonora Mexico at varying elevations: a three year study. Proceedings of American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, August 4-8, 2011, Honolulu, HI. 101:S133.
Identification of a major xylanase from A flavus as a 14-kD protein - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Callicott, K.A., Abbas, H.K. 2011. Identification of a major xylanase from A. flavus as a 14-kD protein. Mycopathologia. 172:299-305.
Evolutionary relationships among Aspergillus flavus vegetative compatibility groups - (Abstract Only)
Grubisha, L.C., Cotty, P.J. 2011. Evolutionary relationships among Aspergillus flavus vegetative compatibility groups [abstract]. The 26th Fungal Genetics Conference. p. 220.
Sequence of host contact influences the outcome of competition among Aspergillus flavus isolates during host tissue invasion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mehl, H.L., Cotty, P.J. 2011. Sequence of host contact influences the outcome of competition among Aspergillus flavus isolates during host tissue invasion. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(5):1691-1697.
Identification of atoxigenic Aspergillus flavus isolates to reduce aflatoxin contamination of maize in Kenya - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Probst, C., Bandyopadhyay, R., Price, L.E., Cotty, P.J. 2011. Identification of atoxigenic Aspergillus flavus isolates to reduce aflatoxin contamination of maize in Kenya. Plant Disease. 95(2):212-218.
Biocompetitive Control of Aflatoxin in Cotton: Mycotoxin Management in the 21st Century - (Book / Chapter)
Garber, N.P., Wakelyn, P.J., Cotty, P.J. 2010. Biocompetitive control of aflatoxin in cotton: mycotoxin management in the 21st century. In: Wakelyn, P.J., Chaudhry, M.R., editors. Cotton: Technology for the 21st Century. 1st edition. Washington, DC: International Cotton Advisory Committee. p. 181-201.
Crop rotation and soil temperature influence the community structure of Aspergillus flavus in soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaime-Garcia, R., Cotty, P.J. 2010. Crop rotation and soil temperature influence the community structure of Aspergillus flavus in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 42:1842-1847.
Molecular Characterization of Atoxigenic Strains for Biological Control of Aflatoxins in Nigeria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Donner, M., Atehnkeng, J., Sikora, R.A., Bandyopadhyay, R., Cotty, P.J. 2010. Molecular Characterization of Atoxigenic Strains for Biological Control of Aflatoxins in Nigeria. Journal of Food Additives & Contaminants. 27(5):576-590.
Genetic Isolation among Sympatric Vegetative Compatibility Groups of the aflatoxin-producing fungus Aspergillus flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grubisha, L.C., Cotty, P.J. 2010. Genetic Isolation among Sympatric Vegetative Compatibility Groups of the aflatoxin-producing fungus Aspergillus flavus. Molecular Ecology. 19:269-280.
Variation in Competitive ability among Isolates of Aspergillus flavus from Different Vegetative Compatibility Groups during Maize Infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mehl, H.L., Cotty, P.J. 2010. Variation in Competitive ability among Isolates of Aspergillus flavus from Different Vegetative Compatibility Groups during Maize Infection. Phytopathology. 100:150-159.
Impact of the Aspergillus Section Flavi Community Structure on the Development of Lethal Levels of Aflatoxins in Kenyan Maize (Zea mays) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Probst, C., Schulthess, F., Cotty, P.J. 2010. Impact of the Aspergillus Section Flavi Community Structure on the Development of Lethal Levels of Aflatoxins in Kenyan Maize (Zea mays). Journal of Applied Microbiology. 108:600-610.
Description of a Distinctive Aflatoxin-Producing Strain of Aspergillus nomius that Produces Submerged Sclerotia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doster, M.A., Cotty, P.J., Michailides, T.J. 2009. Description of a Distinctive Aflatoxin-Producing Strain of Aspergillus nomius that Produces Submerged Sclerotia. Mycopathologia. 168(4):193-201.
Twenty-four microsatellite markers for the aflatoxin-producing fungus Aspergillus flavus - (Review Article)
Grubisha, L.C., Cotty, P.J. 2009. Twenty-four microsatellite markers for the aflatoxin-producing fungus Aspergillus flavus. Molecular Ecology Resources. 9:264-267
Distribution of Aspergillus section flavi in soils of maize fields in three agroecological zones of Nigeria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Donner, M., Atehnkeng, J., Sikora, R.A., Bandyopadhyay, R., Cotty, P.J. 2009. Distribution of Aspergillus section flavi in soils of maize fields in three agroecological zones of Nigeria. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 41:37-44
Using aCGH to study intraspecific genetic variability in two pathogenic molds, Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillus flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fedorova, N.D., Harris, S., Chen, D., Denning, D., Yu, J., Cotty, P.J., Nierman, W.C. 2009. Using aCGH to study intraspecific genetic variability in two pathogenic molds, Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillus flavus. Medical Mycology. 47(S1):S34-S41.
Evaluation of Atoxigenic Strains of Aspergillus flavus as Potential Biocontrol Agents for Aflatoxin in Maize - (Review Article)
Atehnkeng, J., Ojiambo, P.S., Ikotun, T., Sikora, R.A., Cotty, P.J., Bandyopadhyay, R. 2008. Evaluation of Atoxigenic Isolates of Aspergillus flavus as Potential Biocontrol Agents for Aflatoxin in Maize. Food Additives & Contaminants. Part A, 25:10, 1264-1271
Genomic Islands in Pathogenic Filamentous Fungus Aspergillus fumigatus - (Review Article)
Fedorova, N.D., Khaldi, N., Joardar, V., Maiti, R., Amedeo, P., Anderson, M.J., Crabtree, J., Silva, J.C., Badger, J., Albarraq, A., Angiuoli, S., Bussey, H., Bowyer, P., Cotty, P.J., Dyer, P.S., Egan, A., Galens, K., Fraser-Liggett, C.M., Haas, B.J., Inman, J.M., Kent, R., Lemieux, S., Malavazi, I., Orvis, J., Roemer, T., Ronning, C.M., Sundaram, J.P., Sutton, G., Turner, G., Venter, J.C., White, O.R., Whitty, B.R., Youngman, P., Wolfe, K.H., Goldman, G.H., Wortman, J.R., Jiang, B., Denning, D.W., Nierman, W.C. 2008. Genomic Islands in the Pathogenic Filamentous Fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. PLoS Genetics. 4(4):e1000046:1-13
Distribution and Toxigenicity of Aspergillus Species Isolated from Maize Kernels from Three Agro-ecological Zones in Nigeria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Atehnkeng, J., Ojiambo, P.S., Donner, M., Ikotun, T., Sikora, R.A., Cotty, P.J., Bandyopadhyay, R. 2008. Distribution and Toxigenicity of Aspergillus Species Isolated from Maize Kernels from Three Agro-ecological Zones in Nigeria. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 122:74-84.
Pre- and Post-Harvest Management of Aflatoxin in Maize: An African Perspective - (Book / Chapter)
Hell, K., Fandohan, P., Bandyopadhyay, R., Kiewnick, S., Sikora, R., Cotty, P.J. 2008. Pre- and Post-Harvest Management of Aflatoxin in Maize: An African Perspective. In: Leslie, J.F., Bandyopadhyay, R., and Visconti, A., editors. Mycotoxins: Detection Methods, Management, Public Health, and Agricultural Trade. Oxfordshire: CAB International. p. 219-229.
Aspergillus flavus hydrolases: their roles in pathogenesis and substrate utilization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Dowd, M.K. 2007. Aspergillus flavus hydrolases: their roles in pathogenesis and substrate utilization. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 77(3):497-504.
Use of Pyrosequencing to Quantify Incidence of a Specific Aspergillus flavus Strain Within Complex Fungal Communities Associated with Commercial Cotton Crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Das, M.K., Ehrlich, K., Cotty, P.J. 2008. Use of Pyrosequencing to Quantify Incidence of a Specific Aspergillus flavus Strain Within Complex Fungal Communities Associated with Commercial Cotton Crops. Phytopathology. 98:282-288.
Development of a GFP-Expressing Aspergillus flavus Strain to Study Fungal Invasion, Colonization, and Resistance in Cottonseed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rajasekaran, K., Cary, J.W., Cotty, P.J., Cleveland, T.E. 2008. Development of a GFP-Expressing Aspergillus flavus Strain to Study Fungal Invasion, Colonization, and Resistance in Cottonseed. Mycopathologia. 165:89-97.
Influences of Climate on Aflatoxin Producing Fungi and Aflatoxin Contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cotty, P.J., Jaime-Garcia, R. 2007. Influences of climate on aflatoxin producing fungi and aflatoxin contamination. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 119:109-115.
Etiology and Management of Aflatoxin Contamination - (Book / Chapter)
Cotty, P.J., Probst, C., Jaime-Garcia, R. 2008. Etiology and management of aflatoxin contamination. In: Leslie, J.F., Bandyopadhyay, R., Visconti, A., editors. Mycotoxins: Detection Methods, Managament, Public Health and Agricultural Trade. Oxfordshire: CAB International. p. 287-299.
Preliminary purification and characterization of a xylnase activity from Aspergillus flavus - (Proceedings)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J. 2007. Preliminary purification and characterization of a xylnase activity from Aspergillus flavus. Proceedings of the 2007 Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 147-152.
Biocompetitive Exclusion of Toxigenic Fungi - (Book / Chapter)
Cotty, P.J. 2006. Biocompetitive Exclusion of Toxigenic Fungi. In: Barug, D., Bhatnagar, D., van Egmond, H.P., van der Kamp, J.W., van Osenbruggen, W.A., Visconti, A., editors. The Mycotoxin Factbook. The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. p. 179-197.
Aflatoxin-Producing Aspergillus Species from Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ehrlich, K., Kobbeman, K., Montalbano, B.G., Cotty, P.J. 2007. Aflatoxin-Producing Aspergillus Species from Thailand. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 114:153-159.
Competitive Exclusion of Aflatoxin Producers: Farmer Driven Research and Development - (Book / Chapter)
Cotty, P.J., Antilla, L., Wakelyn, P.J. 2007. Competitive exclusion of aflatoxin producers: Farmer driven research and development. In: Vincent, C., Goettel, N., Lazarovitis, G., editors. Biological Control: A Global Perspective. Oxfordshire: CAB International. p. 241-253.
Biocompetitive Exclusion of Aflatoxin Producing Fungi - (Book / Chapter)
Cotty, P.J., Mellon, J.E. 2006. Biocompetitive Exclusion of Aflatoxin Producing Fungi. In: Barug, D., Bhatnagar, D., van der Kamp, J. W., van Osenbruggen, W. A., Visonti, A., editors. The Mycotoxin Factbook. Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. p. 179-192.
Ecology of Aflatoxin Producing Fungi and Biocontrol of Aflatoxin Contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cotty, P.J., Mellon, J.E. 2006. Ecology of aflatoxin producing fungi and biocontrol of aflatoxin contamination. Mycotoxin Research. 22(2):110-117.
Methods to Sample Air Borne Propagules of Aspergillus Flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Cotty, P.J. 2006. Methods to sample air borne propagules of Aspergillus flavus. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 114:357-362.
Analysis of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Three Genes Shows Evidence for Genetic Isolation of Certain Aspergillus flavus Vegetative Compatibility Groups - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ehrlich, K., Montalbano, B.G., Cotty, P.J. 2007. Analysis of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Three Genes Shows Evidence for Genetic Isolation of Certain Aspergillus flavus Vegetative Compatibility Groups. Federation of European Microbiological Societies Microbiology Letters. 268(2):231-236.
Outbreak of an Acute Aflatoxicosis in Kenya in 2004: Identification of the Causal Agent - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Probst, C., Njapau, H., Cotty, P.J. 2007. Outbreak of an Acute Aflatoxicosis in Kenya in 2004: Identification of the Causal Agent. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73(8):2762-2764.
Crop Rotation Influences Aflatoxin Producing Potential of Aspergillus Communities in South Texas - (Proceedings)
Jaime-Garcia, J., Cotty, P.J. 2006. Crop rotation influences aflatoxin producing potential of Aspergillus communities in South Texas. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. San Antonio, TX. p. 60-63.
Timing of Herbicide Applications May Influence Efficacy of Aflatoxin Biocontrol - (Proceedings)
Garber, N.P., Cotty, P.J. 2006. Timing of herbicide applications may influence efficacy of aflatoxin biocontrol. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. San Antonio, TX. p. 1-6.
Biocontrol of aflatoxins in figs - (Book / Chapter)
Doster, M.A., Michailides, T.J., Doster, L., Cotty, P.J. 2008. Biocontrol of aflatoxins in figs. In: Leitao, J., Neves, M. A., editors. III International Symposium on Fig. Vilamouran, Algarve, Portugal. 798:223-226.
Spatial Relationships of Soil Texture and Crop Rotation to Aspergillus Flavus Community Structure in South Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaime-Garcia, R., Cotty, P.J. 2006. Spatial relationships of soil texture and crop rotation to Aspergillus flavus community structure in South Texas. Phytopathology. 96:599-607.
Spatial Distribution of Aspergillus Flavus and Its Toxigenic Strains on Commercial Cottonseed from South Texas and Its Relationship to Aflatoxin Contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaime Garcia, R., Cotty, P.J. 2006. Spatial distribution of Aspergillus flavus and its toxigenic strains on commercial cottonseed from South Texas and its relationship to aflatoxin contamination. Plant Pathology. 55:358-366.
Aflatoxin Biosynthesis Gene Clusters and Flanking Regions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ehrlich, K.C., Yu, J., Cotty, P.J. 2005. Aflatoxin biosynthesis gene clusters and flanking regions. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 99:518-527.
Substrate Utilization by Aspergillus Flavus in Inoculated Whole Corn Kernels and Isolated Seed Tissues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Dowd, M.K., Cotty, P.J. 2005. Substrate utilization by Aspergillus flavus in inoculated whole corn kernels and isolated tissues. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 53(6):2351-2357.
Population Dynamics of Aspergillus Flavus in the Air of An Intensively Cultivated Region of South-West Arizona - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Mackey, B.E., Cotty, P.J. 2004. Population dynamics of Aspergillus flavus in the air of an intensively cultivated region of South-West Arizona. Plant Pathology. 53:422-433.
Spatial Patterns of Aspergillus Flavus Strain S in Soils of South Texas - (Abstract Only)
Jaime Garcia, R., Cotty, P.J. 2004. Spatial patterns of Aspergillus flavus strain S in soils of South Texas. Proceedings of American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. S45:94.
The Aflatoxin Biosynthesis Cluster Gene Cypa Is Required for Aflatoxin G1 and G2 Formation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ehrlich, K.C., Chang, P.-K., Yu, J., Cotty, P.J. 2004. Aflatoxin biosynthesis cluster gene cypA is required for G aflatoxin formation. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 70(11):6518-6524.
Divergent Regulation of Aflatoxin Production at Acidic Ph by Two Aspergillus Strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ehrlich, K., Montalbano, B.G., Cotty, P.J. 2005. Divergent regulation of aflatoxin production at acidic pH by two Aspergillus strains. Mycopathologia. 159:579-581.
An Isolate of Aspergillus Flavus Used to Reduce Aflatoxin Contamination in Cottonseed Has a Defective Polyketide Synthase Gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ehrlich, K., Cotty, P.J. 2004. An isolate of Aspergillus flavus used to reduce aflatoxin contamination in cottonseed has a defective polyketide synthase gene. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 65:473-478.
Aflatoxin-Producing Aspergillus Species from Thailand - (Abstract Only)
Ehrlich, K., Montalbano, B.G., Kobbeman, K., Cotty, P.J. 2004. Aflatoxin-producing Aspergillus species from Thailand. Proceedings of American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. O-015:463.
Aspergillus Flavus in Soils and Corncobs in South Texas: Implications for Management of Aflatoxins in Corn-Cotton Rotations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaime-Garcia, R., Cotty, P.J. 2004. Aspergillus flavus in soils and corncobs in South Texas: Implications for management of aflatoxins in corn-cotton rotations. Plant Disease. 88:1366-1371.
Aspergillus Flavus Communities Associated with Commercial Cottonseed in South Texas - (Proceedings)
Jaime Garcia, R., Cotty, P.J. 2004. Aspergillus flavus communities associated with commercial cottonseed in South Texas. Proceedings of National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 419-420.
Aflatoxin in South Texas Cottonseed: Geographic Distribution and Influencing Factors - (Proceedings)
Jaime Garcia, R., Cotty, P.J. 2004. Aflatoxin in South Texas Cottonseed: Geographic Distribution and Influencing Factors. Proceedings of National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 412-418.
Influence of Complementation Medium Composition on Vegetative Compatibility Analyses of Aspergillus Flavus - (Abstract Only)
Cotty, P.J., Taylor, D.R. 2003. Influence of complementation medium composition on vegetative compatibility analyses of Aspergillus flavus [abstract].Proceedings of the American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. S18.
Expression of Polygalacturonase Activity among Aspergillus Flavus Isolates from Southwestern and Southeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J. 2004. Expression of pectinase activity among Aspergillus flavus isolates from southwestern and southeastern United States. Mycopathologia. 157(3):333-338.
New Insights into Ph Regulation of Aflatoxin Production by Aspergillus Species - (Abstract Only)
Ehrlich, K., Cotty, P.J. 2003. New insights into pH regulation of aflatoxin production by Aspergillus species. XXII Fungal Genetics Conference Proceedings. Abstract No. 201. p. 283.
Aflatoxin Contamination of Commercial Cottonseed in South Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaime-Garcia, R., Cotty, P.J. 2003. Aflatoxin contamination of commercial cottonseed in South Texas. Phytopathology. 93:1190-1200.
United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service Research on Pre-Harvest Prevention of Mycotoxins and Mycotoxigenic Fungi in U.S. Crops - (Review Article)
Cleveland, T.E., Dowd, P.F., Desjardins, A.E., Bhatnagar, D., Cotty, P.J. 2003. United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service research pre-harvest prevention of mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi in U.S. crops. Pest Management Science ARS Special Issue. 59:629-642.
United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service Research on Pre-Harvest Prevention of Mycotoxins and Mycotoxigenic Fungi in U.S. Crops - (Review Article)
Cleveland, T.E., Dowd, P.F., Desjardins, A.E., Bhatnagar, D., Cotty, P.J. 2003. United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service research pre-harvest prevention of mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi in U.S. crops. Pest Management Science ARS Special Issue. 59:629-642.
United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service Research on Pre-Harvest Prevention of Mycotoxins and Mycotoxigenic Fungi in U.S. Crops - (Review Article)
Cleveland, T.E., Dowd, P.F., Desjardins, A.E., Bhatnagar, D., Cotty, P.J. 2003. United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service research pre-harvest prevention of mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi in U.S. crops. Pest Management Science ARS Special Issue. 59:629-642.
United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service Research on Pre-Harvest Prevention of Mycotoxins and Mycotoxigenic Fungi in U.S. Crops - (Review Article)
Cleveland, T.E., Dowd, P.F., Desjardins, A.E., Bhatnagar, D., Cotty, P.J. 2003. United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service research pre-harvest prevention of mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi in U.S. crops. Pest Management Science ARS Special Issue. 59:629-642.
Effects of Optically Active Gossypol on Conidia Germination and Growth of Aspergillus Flavus - (Proceedings)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Dowd, M.K. 2003. Effects of optically active gossypol on conidia germination and growth of Aspergillus flavus. Proceedings of National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. A29-A32.
Effects of Optically Active Gossypol on Growth Parameters of Aspergillus Flavus - (Abstract Only)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Dowd, M.K. 2002. Effects of optically active gossypol on growth parameters of aspergillus flavus [abstract]. Proceedings of the American Society of Plant Biologists Meeting, Plant Biology. p. 190.
Sequence Comparison of Aflr from Different Aspergillus Species Provides Evidence for Variability in Regulation of Aflatoxin Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Jul-02)
Variability in Nitrogen Regulation of Aflatoxin Production by Aspergillus Flavus Strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Jul-02)
Role of Lipoxygenase in Resistance of Soybean Seed to Aspergillus Flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Jun-02)
Promoter Elements in the Aflatoxin Pathway Polyketide Synthase Gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Feb-02)
Sequence of Substrate Utilization by Aspergillus Flavus in Medium Simulating Corn Kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Oct-01)
Leguminous Trees As Reservoirs for Aspergillus Flavus and Sources of Aflatoxins in Native Sonoran Desert Habitats - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-May-01)
Repressor-Aflr Interaction Modulates Aflatoxin Biosynthesis in Aspergillus Parasiticus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Mar-00)
Effects of Cottonseed Lipids on Aflatoxin Production by Aspergillus Flavus:alone and in Combination with Other Cottonseed Reserve Materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Mar-99)
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