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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Eldesouky Ammar
Subtropical Plant Pathology Research
(This person is no longer with ARS)
Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Differences in stylet sheath occurrence and the fibrous ring (sclerenchyma) between xCitroncirus plants relatively resistant or susceptible to adults of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E.D., Richardson, M.L., Zaid, A., Hall, D.G., Shatters, R.G. 2014. Differences in stylet sheath occurrence and the fibrous ring (sclerenchyma) between xCitroncirus plants relatively resistant or susceptible to adults of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae). PLoS One. 9(10):e110919.doi:10.1371/journla.pone.0110919.
Immunofluorescence localization and ultrastructure of Stewart’s wilt disease bacterium Pantoea stewartii in maize leaves and in its flea beetle vector Chaetocnema pulicaria (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E., Correa, V.R., Hogenhout, S.A., Redinbaugh, M.G. 2014. Immunofluorescence localization and ultrastructure of Stewart’s wilt disease bacterium Pantoea stewartii in maize leaves and in its flea beetle vector Chaetocnema pulicaria (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure. 2:28-33.
Ultrastructure of integument wax and wax-producing structures in the melaleuca psyllid Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) - (Abstract Only) - (17-Jun-13)
Replication of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in its psyllid vector Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) - (Abstract Only)
Ammar, E., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2013. Replication of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in its psyllid vector Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) [abstract]. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. Paper No. 72.
Ultrastructural and chemical studies on waxy secretions and wax-producing structures on the integument of the Woolly Oak Aphid Stegophylla brevirostris Quednau (Hemiptera: Aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E.D., Alessandro, R., Hall, D.G. 2013. Ultrastructural and chemical studies on waxy secretions and wax-producing structures on the integument of the woolly oak aphid Stegophylla brevirostris Quednau (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure. 1:43-50.
Behavioral, ultrastructural and chemical studies on the honeydew and waxy secretions by nymphs and adults of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E., Alessandro, R.T., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2013. Behavioral, ultrastructural and chemical studies on the honeydew and waxy secretions by nymphs and adults of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). PLoS One. 8(6):e64938.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064938
Formation of stylet sheaths in aere (in air) from eight species of phytophagous hemipterans from six families (suborders: Auchenorrhyncha and Sternorrhyncha) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morgan, J.K., Luzio, G.A., Ammar, E., Hunter, W.B., Hall, D.G., Shatters, R.G. 2013. Formation of stylet sheaths in aere (in air) from eight species of phytophagous hemipterans from six families (suborders: Auchenorrhyncha and Sternorrhyncha). PLoS ONE. 8(4):e62444.
Stylet morphometrics and citrus leaf vein structure in relation to feeding behavior of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri, vector of citrus huanglongbing bacterium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E.D., Hall, D.G., Shatters, R.G. 2013. Stylet morphometrics and citrus leaf vein structure in relation to feeding behavior of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri, vector of citrus huanglongbing bacterium. PLoS One. 8(3):e59914. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059914.
Retracted stylets in nymphs of the Asian citrus psyllid are held externally against the clypeus by a special paired organ not found in the adults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E.D., Hall, D.G. 2013. Retracted stylets in nymphs of the Asian citrus psyllid are held externally against the clypeus by a special paired organ not found in the adults. Florida Entomologist. 96:264-267.
Stylet morphometrics and ultrastructure in relation to feeding behavior and pathogen transmission by nymphs and adults of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri, vector of citrus huanglongbing bacterium - (Proceedings)
Ammar, E., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2013. Stylet morphometrics and ultrastructure in relation to feeding behavior and pathogen transmission by nymphs and adults of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri, vector of citrus huanglongbing bacterium. In Proceedings: International Research Conference on Huanglongbing, February 4-8, 2013, Orlando, Florida.
Behavioral, ultrastructural, and chemical studies on the 'Honeydew' excretions in nymphs and Adults of the Asian Citrus Psyllid - (Proceedings)
Ammar, E., Alessandro, R.T., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2013. Behavioral, ultrastructural, and chemical studies on the 'Honeydew' excretions in nymphs and Adults of the Asian Citrus Psyllid. In: Proceedings of the International Research Conference on Huanglongbing, February 4-8, 2013, Orlando, Florida.
A new excised-leaf assay method to test the inoculativity of the Asian citrus psyllid with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus associated with citrus huanglongbing disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E., Walter, A., Hall, D. 2013. A new excised-leaf assay method to test the inoculativity of the Asian citrus psyllid with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus associated with citrus huanglongbing disease. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:25-35.
Studies of in aere formed stylet sheath from the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri, Hemiptera: Psyllidae) and other phytophagous Hemiptera - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.K., Shatters, R.G., Luzio, G.A., Ammar, E., Alessandro, R.T., Hunter, W.B. 2012. Compositional and biosynthetic studies of the stylet sheath from the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri, Hemiptera: Psyllidae)[abstract]. 60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, November 11-14, 2012, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), vector of citrus huanglongbing disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, D.G., Richardson, M.L., Ammar, E.D., Halbert, S.E. 2013. Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), vector of citrus huanglongbing disease. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 146:207-223.
New and simple methods for studying Hemipteran stylets, bacteriomes and salivary sheaths in host plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E., Hall, D.G. 2013. New and simple methods for studying Hemipteran sytlets, bacteriomes and salivary sheaths in host plants. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 105(5):731-739. 2013. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/AN12056.
Insect vector interations and transmission of cereal infecting Cereal rhabdoviruses - (Book / Chapter)
Redinbaugh, M.G., Ammar, E., Whitfield, A. 2012. Insect vector interations and transmission of cereal infecting Cereal rhabdoviruses. In: Rhabdoviruses: Molecular Taxonomy, Evolution, Genomics, Ecology, Cytopathology and Control, R. Dietzgen, Ikuzmin eds, Horizon Scientific Press Rowan House, Norwich UK.10:147-164.
The salivary gland and alimentary canal as transmission barriers to Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in the Asian citrus psyllid, vector of citrus huanglongbing diesease - (Abstract Only) - (04-Oct-11)
Localization of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus associated with citrus huanglongbing disease, in its pysllid vector using fluorescence in situ hybridization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2011. Localization of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus associated with citrus huanglongbing disease, in its pysllid vector using fluorescence in situ hybridization. Journal of Phytopathology. 159:726-734.
Localization of Candidatus liberibacter asiaticus associated with huanglongbing disease in various organs of its insect vector Diaphorina citri using FISH and Q-PCR - (Abstract Only)
Ammar, E., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2011. Localization of Candidatus liberibacter asiaticus associated with huanglongbing in various organs of its pysllid vector using FISH and Q-PCR. Phytopathology. 101:56.
A new detached-leaf assay to test the inoculativity of psyllids with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus associated with huanglongbing disease - (Abstract Only)
Ammar, E., Walter, A.J., Hall, D.G. 2011. A new detached-leaf assay to test the inoculativity of psyllids with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus associated with huanglongbing disease. Phytopathology. 101:S6.
On a mission - (Popular Publication)
Hall, D.G., Lapointe, S.L., Shatters, R.G., Hunter, W.B., Ammar, E., Robbins, P.S., Morgan, J.K., Richardson, M.L., Walter, A.J. 2011. On a mission. Florida Grower. 104(6):22-23.
Localization of the bacterium associated with citrus greening disease in various organs of its insect vector Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera, Psyllidae) - (Abstract Only)
Ammar, E., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2011. Localization of the bacterium associated with citrus greening disease in various organs of its insect vector Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera, Psyllidae). [abstract). Florida Scientist. 74(1): 3.
Detection and relative titer of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in the salivary glands and alimentary canal of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) vector of citrus Huanglongbing disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E., Shatters, R.G., Lynch, C., Hall, D.G. 2011. Detection and relative titer of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in the salivary glands and alimentary canal of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) vector of citrus Huanglongbing Disease. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104:526-533.
A new method for short-term rearing of psyllids and for collecting their honeydew excretions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E., Hall, D.G. 2011. A new method for short-term rearing of citrus psyllids and for collecting their honeydew excretions. Florida Entomologist. 94:340-342.
Localization of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in dissected organs of its psyllid vector Diaphorina citri using fluorescent in situ hybridization and quantitative PCR - (Proceedings)
Ammar, E., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2011. Localization of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in dissected organs of its psyllid vector Diaphorina citri using fluorescent in situ hybridization and quantitative PCR. 2nd International Research Conference on Huanglongbing, Jan. 10-14, 2011, Orlando, Florida. Paper No. 3-3.
A new method for short-term rearing of psyllid adults and nymphs on detached citrus leaves and detached young terminal shoots - (Proceedings)
Ammar, E., Hall, D.G. 2011. A new method for short-term rearing of psyllid adults and nymphs on detached citrus leaves and detached young terminal shoots. 2nd International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. January 10-14, 2011, Orlando, Florida. Abstract No. 2.5.
A new detached-leaf assay method to test the inoculativity of psyllids with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus associated with huanglongbing disease - (Proceedings)
Ammar, E., Hall, D.G., Walter, A.J. 2011. A new detached-leaf assay method to test the inoculativity of psyllids with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus associated with huanglongbing disease. 2nd International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. January 10-14, 2011, Orlando, Florida, Abstract No. 3.9.
Spiroplasma-like organisms closely associated with the gut in five leafhopper species (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E.D., Gasparich, G.E., Hall, D.G., Hogenhout, S.A. 2011. Spiroplasma-like organisms closely associated with the gut in five leafhopper species (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Archives Of Microbiology. 193:35-44.
Localization and relative titer of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in the salivary glands and alimentary canal of Diaphorini citri vector of citrus huanglongbing disease - (Abstract Only)
Ammar, E.-D., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2010. Localization and relative titer of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in the salivary glands and alimentary canal of Diaphorini citri vector of citrus huanglongbing disease. Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society, July 25-28, 2010, Jupiter, Florida.
Detection of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus associated with huanglongbing disease in the salivary glands and alimentary canal of Diaphorina citri - (Abstract Only)
Ammar, E.-D., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2010. Detection of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus associated with huanglongbing disease in the salivary glands and alimentary canal of Diaphorin citri. Phytopathology 100: S6.
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