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Michael W Hotchkiss (Mike)
Fruit and Nut Research
Plant Pathologist

Phone: (478) 956-6403
Fax: (478) 956-2929
Room 106
21 DUNBAR RD
BYRON, GA, 31008-9805


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A comparison of UP-PCR and RAPD markers to study genetic diversity of Fusicladium effusum (G. Winter, cause of pecan scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Nov-13)
Efficacy of petal fall and shuck split fungicides for control of scab on peach in middle Georgia, 2012 - (Other)
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2013. Efficacy of petal fall and shuck split fungicides for control of scab on peach in middle Georgia, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports. 7:STF022 http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pubtrial/pdmr/.
Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2012 - (Other)
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2013. Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports. 7:STF021 http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/pdmr/.
Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2011 Reprint Icon - (Other)
Brannen, P.M., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2013. Efficacy of fungicides for control of scab on a mid-ripening peach variety in middle Georgia, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports. 7:STF023.
Unusual pecan diseases that might appear during a wet year - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Riley, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2013. Unusual pecan diseases that might appear during a wet year. Pecan Grower. 25:74-77.
Distribution of scab and management of the disease in large pecan trees - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Cottrell, T.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Distribution of scab and management of the disease in large pecan trees. Pecan Grower. 25:22-34.
Fungicide spray coverage from ground-based sprayers in mature pecan trees - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2013. Fungicide spray coverage from ground-based sprayers in mature pecan trees. Phytopathology. 103:S2.17 http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/phyto.
Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of pecan scab - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of pecan scab. Phytopathology. 103:S2.17 http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/phyto.
Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of foliar and fruit scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of foliar and fruit scab. Crop Protection. 54:213-220.
Disease and spray coverage in pecan trees - (Other)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Disease and spray coverage in pecan trees. Georgia Pecan Growers Association. Available: https://www.georgiapecan.org/conference.da.
Induced resistance – does it have potential as a tool in pecan disease management? - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2012. Induced resistance – does it have potential as a tool in pecan disease management?. Pecan Grower. 24:20-28.
Evaluation of a phosphite fungicide to control pecan scab in the southeastern USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2012. Evaluation of a phosphite fungicide to control pecan scab in the southeastern USA. Crop Protection Journal. 34:58-65.
Options for pest and disease control in organic pecan - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. Options for pest and disease control in organic pecan. The Pecan Grower. 23:32-46.2012.(Trade Journal).
Suppression of pecan scab by nickel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2012. Suppression of pecan scab by nickel. HortScience. 47(4):503-508.
Progress in the management of peach fungal gummosis (Botryosphaeria dothidea) in the Southeastern U.S. peach industry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beckman, T.G., Reilly, C.C., Pusey, P.L., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2011. Progress in the management of peach fungal gummosis (Botryosphaeria dothidea) in the Southeastern U.S. peach industry. Journal of American Pomological Society. 65(4):192-200.
Making beneficial fungi resistant to fungicides - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Hotchkiss, M.W., Reilly, C.C. 2011. Making beneficial fungi resistant to fungicides. Pecan Grower. 23(2):16-23.
An introduction to pecan anthracnose: What a grower needs to know - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. An introduction to pecan anthracnose: What a grower needs to know. Pecan Grower. 23(1):28-33.
Influence of nickel on severity of pecan scab - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2011. Influence of nickel on severity of pecan scab. Phytopathology. 101:S193.
Evaluation of phosphite to control scab on pecan in the southeastern USA - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2011. Evaluation of phosphite to control scab on pecan in the southeastern USA. Phytopathology. 101:S17.
The distribution of peach scab lesions on the surface of diseased peaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Okie, W.R., Wood, B.W. 2011. The distribution of peach scab lesions on the surface of diseased peaches. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 130:393-402.
Bamboo: An Underutilized Resource with Extensive Application Possibilities. - (Abstract Only)
Harrison Dunn, M.L., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2010. Bamboo: An Underutilized Resource with Extensive Application Possibilities. American Bamboo Society Annual Conference.
Comparative impact of artificial selection for fungicide resistance on Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunncum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2011. Comparative impact of artificial selection for fungicide resistance on Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunncum. Environmental Entomology. 40:59-65.
Regional collaborative research on cold tolerance of exotic biofuel grasses - (Abstract Only)
Burner, D.M., Tew, T.L., Belesky, D.P., Hale, A.L., Kiniry, J.R., Dunn, M.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Fritschi, F., Richard Jr, E.P. 2010. Regional collaborative research on cold tolerance of exotic biofuel grasses. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. February 7-8, 2010. Orlando, FL
Alternative pest control research - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2009. Alternative pest control research. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting. January 12-14, 2009, Savannah, Georgia. 102:50-61.
Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus spp. and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan - (Abstract Only)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2008. Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus spp. and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan [abstract]. 41st Annual Meeting of Society for Invertebrate Pathology, August 3-7, 2008, Warwick, UK. p. 35. Available: http://www.sipweb.org/Meeting_Abstracts/2008abstracts.pdf.
Bamboo: An Underutilized Resource with Extensive Application Possibilities - (Abstract Only)
Harrison Dunn, M.L., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2008. Bamboo: An Underutilized Resource with Extensive Application Possibilities. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. CD-ROM.
Testing the potential to suppress pecan disease using byproducts from bacteria - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2008. Testing the potential to suppress pecan disease using byproducts from bacteria. Pecan Grower. 19(3):20-25.
Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of Xylella fastidiosa strains isolated from California, Georgia and Florida - (Abstract Only)
Livingston, S., Chen, J., Chang, C.J., Hopkins, D., Hotchkiss, M.W., Reilly, C.C., Civerolo, E.L. 2007. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of Xylella fastidiosa strains isolated from California, Georgia and Florida. [abstract]. Phytopathology. 97:S67.
Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2009. Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection. 42:715-728.
Do Not Be Bamboozled by Bamboo: a Molecular Study of the USDA Temperate Bamboo Collection - (Abstract Only)
Barkley, N.L., Newman, M.L. aka Harrison Dunn, M.L., Wang, M.L., Hotchkiss, M.W., Pederson, G.A. 2005. Do not be bamboozled by bamboo: a molecular study of the usda temperate bamboo collection. In: American Bamboo Society National Meeting Abstract.
Assessment of the Genetic Diversity and Phylogenetic Relationships of a Temperate Bamboo Collection by Using Transferred Est-Ssr Markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barkley, N.L., Newman, M.L. aka Harrison Dunn, M.L., Wang, M.L., Hotchkiss, M.W., Pederson, G.A. 2005. Assessment of the genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships of a temperate bamboo collection by using transferred est-ssr markers. Genome. 48:731-737
A Comparison of Airblast and Air Assisted Rotary Atomizer Spray Technologies in Peach Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reilly, C.C., Taylor, K.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2004. A comparison of airblast and air assisted rotary atomizer spray technologies in peach production. HortTechnology. v.14(4). p.555-559.
Mixing Insect Diseases to Kill Pecan Weevils - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Jackson, M.A., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2004. Mixing insect diseases to kill pecan weevils. Pecan Grower. 15(3):10-13.
Effects of Combining An Entomopathogenic Fungi Or Bacterium with Entomopathogenic Nematodes on Mortality of Curculio Caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Jackson, M.A., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2004. Effects of combining an entomopathogenic fungi or bacterium with entomopathogenic nematodes on mortality of curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Biological Control. 30:119-126.
The Beneficial Insect-Killing Fungus, Beauveria Bassiana, Can Overcome Effects of Fungicide Sprays - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2003. The beneficial insect-killing fungus, beauveria bassiana, can overcome effects of fungicide sprays. Pecan Grower. 14(4):24-27.
Bark Canker of Unknown Etiology Developing on Pecan Carya Illinoensis Trees - (Abstract Only)
Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2003. Bark canker of unknown etiology developing on pecan carya illinoensis trees. Phytopathology. 93:73. Abstract.
Update on Research Toward Microbial Control of the Pecan Weevil - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2003. Update on research toward microbial control of the pecan weevil. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. 96:103-108
The Potential for Enhanced Fungicide Resistance in Beauveria Bassiana Through Strain Discovery and Artificial Selection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I., REILLY, C.C., HOTCHKISS, M.W., WOOD, B.W. THE POTENTIAL FOR ENHANCED FUNGICIDE RESISTANCE IN BEAUVERIA BASSIANA THROUGH STRAIN DISCOVERY AND ARTIFICIAL SELECTION. JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY. 2002. v.81. p.86-93.
Evaluation of Fungicides for Control of Pecan Scab, 1998. (17-Yr-Old Trees) - (Other) - (15-Sep-99)
Phytophthora Shuck and Kernel Rot, a New Disease of Pecan Caused by Phytophthora Cactorum - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Nov-97)
Relative Susceptibility of Pecan Cultivars to Zonate Leaf Spot - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-May-96)
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