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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Dorothy M Hinton
Toxicology and Mycotoxin Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (706) 546-3195
Fax: (706) 546-3116
Room SB-45
USDA, ARS, SAA
RBRRC
950 COLLEGE STATION ROAD
ATHENS, GA, 30605-2720


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
New Hosts for Balansia epichloe in tall fescue pastures - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Palencia, E. 2014. New Hosts for Balansia epichloe in tall fescue pastures. 25th Annual Luttrell and Symposium in Honor of Dr. Richard Hanlin. May 2, 2014. Athens, Georgia.
The abiotic and biotic plant stress tolerant and beneficial secondary metabolites produced by endophytic Bacillus species - (Book / Chapter) - (04-Apr-14)
Historical accounts of George Washington Carver's contributions to the study of fungi and fungal diseases of plants in the southestern United States - (Abstract Only) - (21-Feb-14)
Analyses of black Aspergillus species of peanut and maize for ochratoxins and fumonisins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palencia, E.R., Mitchell, T.R., Snook, M.E., Glenn, A.E., Gold, S.E., Hinton, D.M., Riley, R.T., Bacon, C.W. 2014. Analyses of black Aspergillus species of peanut and maize for ochratoxins and fumonisins. Journal of Food Protection. 77(5):805-813. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-13-321.
Constitutive expression of fluorescent protein by Aspergillus var. niger and Aspergillus carbonarius to monitor fungal colonization in maize plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palencia, E.R., Glenn, A.E., Hinton, D.M., Bacon, C.W. 2013. Constitutive expression of fluorescent protein by Aspergillus var. niger and Aspergillus carbonarius to monitor fungal colonization in maize plants. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 94(2013):381-389. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2013.07.016.
Microbial endophytes: future challenges - (Book / Chapter)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2014. Microbial endophytes: future challenges. In: Verma, V.C., Gange, A.C., editors. Advances in Endophytic Research. XXIII edition. New Delhi, India: Springer. p. 441-451.
Additional hosts for Balansia epichloe in tall fescue pastures - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2013. Additional hosts for Balansia epichloe in tall fescue pastures [abstract]. Phytopathology 103(Suppl. 2):S2.11. DOI: 10.1094/PHYTO-103-6-S2.11
Characterization of strains of Bacillus mojavensis for biocontrol of a maize pathogen - (Abstract Only) - (01-Feb-13)
Characterization of endophytic strains of Bacillus mojavensis and their production of surfactin isomers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Mitchell, T.R., Snook, M.E., Olubajo, B. 2012. Characterization of endophytic strains of Bacillus mojavensis and their production of surfactin isomers. Biological Control. 62:1-9.
Endophyte-mediated adjustments in host morphology and physiology and effects on host fitness traits in grasses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Torres, M.S., White, J.F., Zhang, X., Hinton, D.M., Bacon, C.W. 2011. Endophyte-mediated adjustments in host morphology and physiology and effects on host fitness traits in grasses. Fungal Ecology. 5(2012):322-330. DOI:10.1016/j.funeco.2011.05.006.
Surfactin A production and isoforms characterizations in strains of Bacillus mojavensis for control of a maize pathogen, Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Mitchell, T., Snook, M.E. 2011. Surfactin A production and isoforms characterizations in strains of Bacillus mojavensis for control of a maize pathogen, Fusarium verticillioides. American Phytopathological Society and the International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences, Joint Meeting. August 6-10,2011. Honolulu, HI.
Endophytic associations and production of mycotoxins by the Aspergillus section Nigri species - (Abstract Only)
Palencia, E., Mitchell, T., Riley, R.T., Hinton, D.M., Snook, M.E., Bacon, C.W. 2011. Endophytic associations and production of mycotoxins by the Aspergillus section Nigri species. American Phytopathological Society and the International Plant Protection Congress (IPPC) Joint Meeting. August 6-10, 2011. Honolulu, HI.
In planta reduction of maize seedling stalk lesions by the bacterial endophyte Bacillus mojavensis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2011. In planta reduction of maize seedling stalk lesions by the bacterial endophyte Bacillus mojavensis. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 57:485-492.
Surfactin A Production and Isoform Characterizations in Strains of Bacillus mojavensis for Potential Control of Fusarium verticillioides and Fumonisin in Maize - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Mitchell, T.R., Snook, M.E. 2011. Surfactin A Production and Isoform Characterizations in Strains of Bacillus mojavensis for Potential Control of Fusarium verticillioides and Fumonisin in Maize. Genetics of Maize Disease Workshop Renaissance. February 20-23, 2011. Raleigh North Hills, NC.
Bacillus mojavensis: its endophytic nature, the surfactins and their role in the plant response to infection by Fusarium verticillioides - (Book / Chapter)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2011. Bacillus mojavensis: its endophytic nature, the surfactins and their role in the plant response to infection by Fusarium verticillioides. In: Maheshwari, D.K., editors. Bacteria in Agrobiology: Plant Growth Responses. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. p. 21-39.
Relationship of substrate and surfactin production by Bacillus mojavensis strains and their antagonistical response to Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Snook, M.E. 2010. Relationship of substrate and surfactin production by Bacillus mojavensis strains and their antagonistical response to Fusarium verticillioides. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. August 7-10,2010. Charlotte, NC. 100(6):S10.
The black Aspergillus species of maize and peanuts and their potential for mycotoxin production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palencia, E.R., Hinton, D.M., Bacon, C.W. 2010. The black Aspergillus species of maize and peanuts and their potential for mycotoxin production. Toxins. 2(4):399-416.
Surfactin production by strains of Bacillus mojavensis - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Mitchell, T.R., Snook, M.E. 2009. Surfactin production by strains of Bacillus mojavensis. American Phytopathology Society. August 1 - 5, 2009. Portland, OR.
Isolation and characterization of Leu[7]-Surfactin from the endophytic bacterium Bacillus mojavensis RRC 101, a biocontrol agent for Fusarium verticillioides Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snook, M.E., Mitchell, T.R., Hinton, D.M., Bacon, C.W. 2009. Isolation and characterization of Leu[7]-Surfactin from the endophytic bacterium Bacillus mojavensis RRC 101, a biocontrol agent for Fusarium verticillioides. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57:4287-4292.
Endophyte-host cross talk as a signaling determinant for grass mutualisms: Presumptive evidence - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2008. Endophyte-host cross talk as a signaling determinant for grass mutualisms: Presumptive evidence. Nov. 11-14,2008. "New Directions in Endophyte Research" at the VI Latin American Congress on Mycology, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Bacillus mojavensis transforms BOA into fungitoxic APO in the presence of fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Glenn, A.E., Macias, F.A., Marin, D. 2008. Bacillus mojavensis transforms BOA into fungitoxic APO in the presence of fusarium verticillioides. International Allelopathy Congress. Sept. 21-26,2008. Saratoga Springs, NY.
Interaction of fusaric acid and maize seedling lesion development and reduction by isolates of Bacillus mogavensis - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2008. Interaction of fusaric acid and maize seedling lesion development and reduction by isolates of Bacillus mogavensis. American Phytopathological Society. July 26-30,2008. Minneapolis,MN.
The Endophytic Niche and Grass Defense - (Book / Chapter)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Glenn, A.E. 2009. The Endophytic Niche and Grass Defense. In: White, J.F. and Torres, M., editors. Defensive mutualism in microbial symbiosis. Boca Raton, FL:Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. p. 383-404.
Bacillus mojavensis, An Endophytic Biocontrol Bacterium Antagonistic to Fusarium verticillioides: Isolation, Growth Measurements, GFP Transformation, and Theory - (Book / Chapter)
Bacon, C.W., Olubajo, B.A., Hinton, D.M. 2008. Characterization of bacterial endophytes for biocontrol purposes: Bacillus mojavensis, a case study. In: Sorvari, S. and Mattila, A.M., editors. Prospects and Applications for Plant Associated Microbes: A laboratory manual. Turku, Finland:BioBien Innovations. p. 144-153.
Interactions of Bacillus mojavensis and Fusarium verticillioides with a benzoxazolinone (BOA) and its transformation product, APO. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Glenn, A.E., Macias, F.A., Marin, D. 2007. Interactions of Bacillus mojavensis and Fusarium verticillioides with a benzoxazolinone (BOA) and its transformation product, APO. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 33:1885-1897.
Bacillus mojavensis Intensified the Accumulation of Fungitoxic APO in the Presence of Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Glenn, A.E., Macias, F.A., Marin, D. 2007. Bacillus mojavensis Intensified the Accumulation of Fungitoxic APO in the Presence of Fusarium verticillioides. Phytopathology. 97:S6.
Phenotypic subtyping and colonization studies of the maize endophyte Bacillus mojavensis - (Abstract Only)
Olubajo, B.A., Hinton, D.M., Bacon, C.W. 2007. Phenotypic subtyping and colonization studies of the maize endophyte Bacillus mojavensis. Phytopathology. 97:S87.
Potential for Control of Seedling Blight of Wheat Caused by Fusarium graminearum and Related Species Using the Bacterial Endophyte Bacillus mojavensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2007. Potential for Control of Seedling Blight of Wheat Caused by Fusarium graminearum and Related Species Using the Bacterial Endophyte Bacillus mojavensis. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 17:81-94.
Corn seedling disease, fusaric acid as the wilt toxin and the need for biocontrol of Fusarium verticillioides and other Fusarium species - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Snook, M.E., Hinton, D.M. 2006. Corn seedling disease, fusaric acid as the wilt toxin and the need for biocontrol of Fusarium verticillioides and other Fusarium species. Aflatoxin/Fumonisin Elimination and Fungal Genomics Workshop. October 16-18,2006. Fort Worth, TX.
Is fusaric acid a wilt toxin in maize? - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2006. Is fusaric acid a wilt toxin in maize? [abstract] Phytopathology 96:S7.
Bacterial Endophytes: the Endophytic Niche, Its Occupants, and Its Utility - (Book / Chapter)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2006. Bacterial endophytes: the endophytic niche, its occupants, and its utility. In: Gnanamanickam, S.S., editor. Plant-Associated Bacteria. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. p. 155-194.
Isolation, in Planta Detection, and Uses of Endophytic Bacteria for Plant Protection - (Book / Chapter)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2007. Isolation, in planta detection, and uses of endophytic bacteria for plant protection. In: Hurst, C.J., Crawford, R.L., Garland, J.L., Lipson, D.A., Mills, A.L., Stetzenbach, L.D., editors. Manual of Environmental Microbiology. 3rd Edition. Washington, DC:ASM Press. p. 638-651.
Fusaric Acid, a Fusarium Verticillioidies Miasma to Bacillus Mojavensis, a Biological Control Bacterial Endophyte - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2006. Fusaric acid, a fusarium verticillioidies miasma to bacillus mojavensis, a biological control bacterial endophyte. Aflatoxin Elimination Workshop Proceedings. p. 61.
Influence of Water Stress on Emergence of Fusarium Verticillioides from Corn Plant Tissues - (Abstract Only)
Yates, I.E., Mehrabi, L., Hinton, D.M., Bacon, C.W., Jaworski, A.J. 2005. Influence of water stress on emergence of fusarium verticillioides from corn plant tissues [abstract]. p2.101.
Tentative Identification of Bacillus Mojavensis Antifungal Inhibitor - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2005. Tentative identification of bacillus mojavensis antifungal inhibitor [abstract]. Phytopathology. 95(6):S5.
Growth-Inhibiting Effects of Concentrations of Fusaric Acid on the Growth of Bacillus Mojavensis and Other Biocontrol Bacillus Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Hinton Jr, A. 2006. Growth-inhibiting effects of concentrations of fusaric acid on the growth of bacillus mojavensis and other biocontrol bacillus species. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 100:185-194.
Niche Overlap Index As An Indicator for Competition Between Endophytic Colonization of Maize by Bacillus Mojavensis and Fusarium Verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2004. Niche overlap index as an indicator for competition between endophytic colonization of maize by bacillus mojavensis and fusarium verticillioides. Phytopathology. v.94. p.796.
In Vitro Assessments of Diverse Plant Pathogenic Fungi Treated with a Novel Growth Control Agent - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yates, I.E., Arnold, J.W., Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M. 2004. In vitro assessments of diverse plant pathogenic fungi treated with a novel growth control agent. Crop Protection 23:1169-1176.
Field Performance of Maize Grown from Fusarium Verticillioides-Inoculated Seed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yates, I.E., Widstrom, N.W., Bacon, C.W., Glenn, A.E., Sparks, D., Jaworski, A.J., Hinton, D.M. 2004. Field performance of maize grown from fusarium verticillioides-inoculated seed. Mycopathologia. 159:65-73.
Fusaric acid, a Fusarium verticillioides metabolite, antagonistic to the endophytic biocontrol bacterium Bacillus mojavensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bacon, C.W., Hinton, D.M., Porter, J.K., Glenn, A.E., Kuldau, G.A. 2004. Fusaric acid, a Fusarium verticillioides metabolite, antagonistic to the endophytic biocontrol bacterium Bacillus mojavensis. Canadian Journal of Botany. 82:878-885.
Field Performance of Corn Grown from Fusarium Verticillioides-Inoculated Seed - (Abstract Only)
Yates, I.E., Widstrom, N.W., Bacon, C.W., Glenn, A.E., Hinton, D.M., Sparks, D., Jaworski, A.J. 2004. Field performance of corn grown from fusarium verticillioides-inoculated seed. Multicrop Aflatoxin and Fumonisin Elimination and Fungal Genomics Workshop-The Peanut Foundation. October 12-15, 2003, Savannah, Georgia. p. 16.
Fusaric Acid, a Fusarium Verticillioides Metabolite, Useful Against the Endophytic Bacterium Bacillus Mojavensis. - (Abstract Only)
BACON, C.W., HINTON, D.M., PORTER, J.K., GLENN, A.E., KULDAU, G. FUSARIC ACID, A FUSARIUM VERTICILLIOIDES METABOLITE, USEFUL AGAINST THE ENDOPHYTIC BACTERIUM BACILLUS MOJAVENSIS.. PHYTOPATHOLOGY. 2003. v.93(16)(Suppl.1). Abstract p.56.
Fusarium Verticillioides Induction of Maize Seed Rot and Its Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
YATES, I.E., ARNOLD, J.W., HINTON, D.M., BASINGER, W., WALCOTT, R. FUSARIUM VERTICILLIOIDES INDUCTION OF MAIZE SEED ROT AND ITS CONTROL. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY. 2003. v.81. p.422-428.
Potential Control of Seedling Blight of Wheat with the Bacterial Endophyte Bacillus Mojavensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Sep-02)
Ribotyping As a Means to Delineate Groups Within the Biocontrol Bacterium Bacillus Mojavensis - (Abstract Only) - (06-Mar-02)
Endophytic and Biocontrol Potential of Bacillus Mojavensis and Related Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Nov-01)
Fusarium Verticillioides Coniidiation and the Impact on Infection and Disease of Corn Seedlings. - (Abstract Only) - (23-Oct-01)
Ribotyping of Bacillus Mojavensis Strains from Desert Soils, Useful As Biological Control Agents for Gibberella Moniliforme in Maize - (Abstract Only) - (13-Oct-01)
Detoxification of Corn Antimicrobial Compounds As the Basis for Isolating Fusarium Verticillioides and Other Fusarium Species from Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Apr-01)
Control of Seedling Blight in Wheat by Bacillus Mojavensis - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-01)
Field Growth and Yield of Corn Plants from Fusarium Verticillioides Infected Seed - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-01)
Isolation, in Planta Detection, and Culture of Endophytic Bacteria and Fungi - Chapter for the Manual of Environmental Microbiology, 2nd Edition. - (Book / Chapter) - (30-Mar-01)
Biological Control of Fusarium Moniliforme in Maize - (Book / Chapter) - (16-Aug-00)
Biological Control of Fusarium Moniliforme in Maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Aug-00)
The Use of An Iodine-Based Product As a Bio-Compatible Control of Fusarium Moniliforme - (Proceedings) - (01-May-00)
The Endophytic Host Range of Bacillus Mojavensis, a New Species with Biocontrol Potential - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-00)
A Novel Fungicide Controls Fusarium Moniliforme Growth - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-00)
Tall Fescue: Symbiosis, and Surrogate Transformation for Increased Droughttolerlance - (Proceedings) - (30-Nov-98)
Gus Transformation of the Maize Fungal Endophyte Fusarium Moniliforme - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Mar-98)
Effects of Endophytic Infection by Fusarium Moniliforme on Corn Growth and Cellular Morphology - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Mar-97)
Endophyte-Host Associations in Grasses. Xxv. the Grass/fungus Interface in Epichloe Amarillans - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (03-Feb-97)
Endophyte-Host Associations in Grasses. Xxvi. Structural Features and Phylogenetic Relationships in Balansia Subgenus Dothichloe - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Dec-96)
Fusaric Acid and Pathogenic Interactions of Corn and Non-Corn Isolates of Fusarium Moniliforme, a Nonobligate Pathogen of Corn - (Book / Chapter) - (26-Apr-96)
Symptomless Endophytic Colonization of Maize by Fusarium Moniliforme - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Mar-96)
Isolation and Culture of Endophytic Bacteria and Fungi - (Book / Chapter) - (18-Dec-95)
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