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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Ellen L Dally
Molecular Plant Pathology
Microbiologist

Phone: (301) 504-6290
Fax: (301) 504-5449
Room 221
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 004 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705-2350


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
'Candidatus Phytoplasmas pruni', a novel taxon associated with X-disease of stone fruits, Prunus spp.: multilocus characterization based on 16S rRNA, secY, and ribosomal protein genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, R.E., Zhao, Y., Dally, E.L., Lee, I., Jomantiene, R., Douglas, S.M. 2013. 'Candidatus Phytoplasmas pruni', a novel taxon associated with X-disease of stone fruits, Prunus spp.: multilocus characterization based on 16S rRNA, secY, and ribosomal protein genes. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63:766-776.
'Candidatus Phytoplasma sudamericanum' a novel taxon from diseased passion fruit (Passiflora edulis f. flavicarpa Deg.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, R.E., Zhao, Y., Dally, E.L., Jomantiene, R., Lee, I., Wei, W., Kitajima, E. 2012. 'Candidatus Phytoplasma sudamericanum' a novel taxon from diseased passion fruit (Passiflora edulis f. flavicarpa Deg.). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 62:984-989.
First report of a new subgroup 16SrIX-E, 'Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium'-related, phytoplasma associated with juniper witches' broom disease in Oregon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, R.E., Dally, E.L., Zhao, Y., Lee, I., Jomantiene, R., Detweiler, A.J., Putnam, M.L. 2010. First report of a new subgroup 16SrIX-E, 'Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium'-related, phytoplasma associated with juniper witches' broom disease in Oregon. Plant Pathology. 20:35.
First report of purple coneflower phyllody associated with a 16SrI-B phytoplasma in Maryland - (Research Notes)
Lee, I., Bottner, K.D., Dally, E.L., Davis, R.E. 2008. First report of purple coneflower phyllody associated with a 16SrI-B phytoplasma in Maryland. Plant Disease. 92:654.
Phylogeny and Characterization of Phytoplasmal Nusa and Use of the Nusa Gene in Detection of Group 16srl Strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shao, J.Y., Jomantiene, R., Dally, E.L., Zhao, Y., Lee, I., Nuss, D.L., Davis, R.E. 2006. Phyogeny and characterization of phytoplasma NusA and use of the nusA gene in detection of group 16SrI strains. Journal of Plant Pathology. 88:193-201.
Physical and Genetic Map of the Spiroplasma Kunkelii Cr2-3x Chromosome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dally, E.L., Barros, T.S., Zhao, Y., Shaoping, L., Roe, B.A., Davis, R.E. 2006. Physical and genetic map of the spiroplasma kunkelii cr2-3x chromosome. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 52:857-867.
Comparative Genomics of 'candidatus Phytoplasma Asteris' and Acholeplasma Palmae: Common Ancestral Genes Lost During Phytoplasma Evolution - (Abstract Only)
Davis, R.E., Jomantiene, R., Lee, I., Zhao, Y., Hammond, R., Shao, J.Y., Dally, E.L., Dawe, A., Davis, K., Nuss, D. 2006. Comparative genomics of 'candidatus phytoplasma asteris' and acholeplasma palmae: common ancestral genes lost during phytoplasma evolution. International Organization for Mycoplasmology.
An Acholeplasma Genome Encodes Enzymes with the Potential to Degrade and Utilize Plant Cell Wall Components - (Abstract Only)
Davis, R.E., Jomantiene, R., Lee, I., Zhao, Y., Hammond, R., Shao, J.Y., Dally, E.L., Dawe, A., Davis, K., Nuss, D. 2006. An acholeplasma genome encodes enzymes with the potential to degrade and utilize plant cell wall components. Phytopathology.
Molecular Analysis of a Cryptic Plasmid Encoding a Putative Adhesin and Type IV Secretion System Components in the Wall-Less Plant Pathogen Spiroplasma Kunkelii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, R.E., Dally, E.L., Jomantiene, R., Zhao, Y., Roe, B., Lin, S., Shao, J.Y. 2005. Molecular analysis of a cryptic plasmid encoding a putative adhesin and type IV secretion system components in the wall-less plant pathogen Spiroplasma kunkelii. Plasmid. 53:179-190.
Evolution of the Prokaryotic Protein Nusa: Comparison of Nusa in Clover Phyllody (Cph) Phytoplasma and Other Firmicutes - (Abstract Only)
Shao, J.Y., Davis, R.E., Jomantiene, R., Dally, E.L. 2004. Evolution of the prokaryotic protein nusa: comparison of nusa in clover phyllody (cph) phytoplasma and other firmicutes. Phytopathology. p. 129.
Physical and Genetic Map of the Spiroplasma Kunkelii Cr2-3x Chromosome - (Abstract Only)
Dally, E.L., Barros, T., Zhao, Y., Jomantiene, R., Davis, R.E. 2004. Physical and genetic map of the spiroplasma kunkelii cr2-3x chromosome. International Organization for Mycoplasmology. p. 131-132.
An Adhesin and Type IV Secretion Elements Encoded by Cryptic Plasmid Psku146 from the Wall-Less Plant Pathogen Spiroplasma Kunkelii - (Abstract Only)
Davis, R.E., Dally, E.L., Zhao, Y., Jomantiene, R., Shao, J.Y. 2004. An adhesin and type iv secretion elements encoded by cryptic plasmid psku146 from the wall-less plant pathogen spiroplasma kunkelii. International Organization for Mycoplasmology. p. 134-135.
Sequencing the Genome of Spiroplasma Kunkelii Genome: Insights to a Lifestyle of Parasitism and Pathogenicity in Insects and Plants - (Abstract Only)
Davis, R.E., Zhao, Y., Dally, E.L., Jomantiene, R., Shao, J.Y. 2004. Sequencing the genome of spiroplasma kunkelii genome: insights to a lifestyle of parasitism and pathogenicity in insects and plants. International Organization for Mycoplasmology. p. 63.
The Spiroplasma Kunkelii Genome: Clues to a Parasitic Lifestyle in Insects and Plants - (Abstract Only)
Davis, R.E., Zhao, Y., Dally, E.L., Jomantiene, R., Lin, S., Roe, B., Shao, J.Y. 2004. The spiroplasma kunkelii genome: clues to a parasitic lifestyle in insects and plants. Phytopathology. 94(3):123.
Folate Biosynthesis Pseudogenes, Folp and Folk, and An O-Sialoglycoprotein Endopeptidase Gene Homolog in the Phytoplasma Genome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, R.E., Jomantiene, R., Zhao, Y., Dally, E.L. 2003. Folate biosynthesis pseudogenes, folp and folk, and an o-sialoglycoprotein endopeptidase gene homolog in the phytoplasma genome. DNA and Cell Biology. 22(11):697-706.
Erigeron Witches' Broom Phytoplasma in Brazil Represents New Subgroup Vii-B in 16s Rrna Gene Group Vii, the Ash Yellows Phytoplasma Group - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-May-02)
Catharanthus Roseus, a New Host for the Hibiscus Witches' Broom Phytoplasma, "candidatus Phytoplasma Brasiliense" - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (03-Aug-01)
Molecular Identification and Classification of a Phytoplasma Associated with Witches' Broom Disease of Black Raspberry in Oregon - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Jun-01)
Nonfunctional Trna Gene in An Unusual Example of Rrna Interoperon Sequence Heterogeneity in Phytoplasma - (Abstract Only) - (13-Apr-01)
Strawberry An Exceptional Host Plant for Phytoplasma Infection - (Proceedings) - (07-Apr-01)
Revised Subgroup Classification of Group V Phytoplasmas and Placement of Flavescence Doree-Associated Phytoplasmas in Two Distinct Subgroups - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Apr-01)
Phytoplasmas Newly Found in Strawberry. - (Proceedings) - (16-Jan-01)
Design of a Polymerase Chain Reaction for Specific Detection of Corn Stunt Spiroplasma - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Jan-01)
Phyllody of Strawberry Fruit Associated with a New 16s Rrna Group III Phytoplasma - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Jan-01)
Phytoplasmas Newly Found in Strawberry with Fruit Phyllody - (Proceedings) - (12-Oct-00)
Single and Mixed Phytoplasma Infections in Phyllody and Dwarf Diseased Clover Plants in Lithuania - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Jun-00)
Strawberry Fruit Phyllody Caused by Phytoplasmas - (Abstract Only) - (14-Mar-00)
Identification and Phylogenetic Analysis of a New Phytoplasma from Diseasedchayote in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Dec-99)
First Report of Clover Yellow Edge and of Strawb2 Phytoplasmas in Maryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Aug-99)
First Report of Clover Proliferation Phytoplasma in Strawberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Aug-99)
Phytoplasmas Associated with Clover Phyllody and Clover Dwarf Diseases in Lithuania - (Abstract Only) - (07-May-99)
Stolbur Phytoplasma Strains (16s Rrna Subgroup Xii-A) Identified in Diseased Carrot (Daucus Carota L.) and the Psyllid Vector Bactericera Trigonica in Canary Islands, Spain - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (03-Oct-98)
Diagnostico DE Una Nueva Enfermedad En Zanahoria - (Proceedings) - (04-Sep-98)
Nuevos Casos DE Fitoplasmas Diagnosticados En Espana - (Abstract Only) - (29-Aug-98)
Enferrmedades Causads Por Fitoplasmas En Vid En Espana - (Proceedings) - (20-Aug-98)
Phytoplasmas Associated with Grapevine Yellows in Virginia Belong to Group 16sri, Subgroup a (Tomato Big Bud Phytoplasma Subgroup), and Group 16sriii,new Subgroup I - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Jun-98)
Interoperon Sequence Heterogeneity and Differential Pcr-Mediated Amplification of Sequences from the Two Rrna Operons in Phytoplasma - (Abstract Only) - (02-Mar-98)
Distinction of Plant Pathogenic Spiroplasma Species Based on Nucleotide Sequences Homologous with Spiroplasmavirus Svts2 DNA - (Abstract Only) - (05-Feb-98)
Evidence That "fragaria Multicipita" Is a Phytoplasma-Diseased Fragaria - (Abstract Only) - (17-Nov-97)
Unravelling of a Plant Taxon: Molecular Evidence That the Rare Plant "fragaria Multicipita" Is a Phytoplasma-Diseased Fragaria and Not a Distinct Taxonomic Species Or Forma - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Oct-97)
Classification of New Phytoplasmas Associated with Diseases of Strawberry in Florida Based on Analysis of 16s Rrna and Ribosomal Protein Gene Operon Sequences - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Oct-97)
Possible Link Between the Rare Plant Taxon "fragaria Multicipita" in Canadaand a Disease Problem in Strawberry in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Sep-97)
Link Between the Rare Plant Taxon "fragaria Multicipita" in Canada and a Disease Problem in Strawberry in Florida - (Abstract Only) - (05-May-97)
Discovery and Molecular Characterization of New Phytoplasmas Associated with Disease of Strawberry in Florida - (Abstract Only) - (16-Mar-97)
Molecular Evidence for the Presence of Maize Bushy Stunt Phytoplasma in Corn in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Oct-96)
Last Modified: 12/22/2014
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