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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Mary D Strem
Sustainable Perennial Crops
Molecular Biologist

Phone: (301) 504-6653
Fax: (301) 504-5823
Room 4TH FL
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705-2350


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Differential gene expression by Moniliophthora roreri while overcoming cacao tolerance in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bailey, B.A., Melnick, R.L., Strem, M.D., Crozier, J., Shao, J.Y., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Ali, S.S., Zhang, D., Philips-Mora, W., Meinhardt, L.W. 2014. Differential gene expression by Moniliophthora roreri while overcoming cacao tolerance in the field. Molecular Plant Pathology. DOI:10.1111/mpp.12134.
Successful pod infections by Moniliophthora roreri result in differential Theobroma cacao gene expression depending on the clone’s level of tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ali, S., Melnick, R., Strem, M.D., Crozier, J., Shao, J.Y., Sicher Jr, R.C., Zhang, D., Philips-Mora, W., Meinhardt, L.W., Bailey, B.A. 2014. Successful pod infections by Moniliophthora roreri result in differential Theobroma cacao gene expression depending on the clone’s level of tolerance. Molecular Plant Pathology. DOI:10.1111/mpp.12126.
Molecular and metabolic changes of cherelle wilt of cacao and its effect on Moniliophthora roreri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melnick, R.L., Strem, M.D., Crozier, J., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Bailey, B.A. 2013. Molecular and metabolic changes of cherelle wilt of cacao and its effect on Moniliophthora roreri. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 84:153-162.
Dynamic changes in pod and fungal physiology associated with the shift from biotrophy to necrotrophy during the infection of Theobroma cacao by Moniliophthora roreri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bailey, B.A., Crozier, J., Strem, M.D., Melnick, R.L., Zhang, D., Maximova, S., Guiltinan, M., Meinhardt, L.W. 2013. Dynamic changes in pod and fungal physiology associated with the shift from biotrophy to necrotrophy during the infection of Theobroma cacao by Moniliophthora roreri. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 81:84-96.
The interaction of Theobroma cacao and Moniliophthora perniciosa, the causal agent of witches’ broom disease, during parthenocarpy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melnick, R.L., Marelli, J., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Strem, M.D., Bailey, B.A. 2012. The interaction of Theobroma cacao and Moniliophthora perniciosa, the causal agent of witches’ broom disease, during parthenocarpy. Tree Genetics and Genomes. DOI: 10.1007/s11295-012-0513-8.
Endophytic Trichoderma isolates from tropical environments delay disease onset and induce resistance against Phytophthora capsici in hot pepper using multiple mechanisms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Roberts, D.P., Lim, H.S., Strem, M.D., Park, S., Ryu, C., Melnick, R., Bailey, B.A. 2011. Endophytic Trichoderma isolates from tropical environments delay disease onset and induce resistance against Phytophthora capsici in hot pepper using multiple mechanisms. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 24:336-351.
Trichoderma species form endophytic associations within Theobroma cacao trichomes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bailey, B.A., Strem, M.D., Wood, D.F. 2009. Trichoderma species form endophytic associations within Theobroma cacao trichomes. Mycological Research. 113:1365-1376.
The beneficial endophyte, Trichoderma hamatum, isolate DIS 219B promotes growth and delays the onset of the drought response in Theobroma cacao Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Kim, S., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Kim, M.S., Strem, M.D., Bailey, B.A., Melnick, R. 2009. The beneficial endophyte, Trichoderma hamatum, isolate DIS 219B promotes growth and delays the onset of the drought response in Theobroma cacao. Journal of Experimental Botany. 60:3279-3295.
Antibiosis, mycoparasitism, and colonization sucess for endophytic Trichoderma isolates with biological control potential in Theobroma cacao - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bailey, B.A., Bae, H., Strem, M.D., Crozier, J., Thomas, S.E., Samuels, G.J., Holmes, K.A. 2008. Antibiosis, mycoparasitism, and colonization sucess for endophytic Trichoderma isolates with biological control potential in Theobroma cacao. Biological Control. 46:24-35.
Coordinated regulation of polyamine biosynthesis in Theobroma cacao (cacao) tissues responding to stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Kim, S., Kim, M.S., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Strem, M.D., Natarajan, S.S., Bailey, B.A. 2008. Coordinated regulation of polyamine biosynthesis in Theobroma cacao (cacao) tissues responding to stress. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 46:174-188.
Fungal and Plant Gene Expression During the Colonization of Theobroma Cacao Seedlings by Isolates of Four Trichoderma Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bailey, B.A., Bae, H., Strem, M.D., Roberts, D.P., Thomas, S.E., Samuels, G.J., Choi, I., Holmes, K.A. 2006. Fungal and plant gene expression during the colonization of theobroma cacao seedlings by isolates of four trichoderma species. Planta. 224(6):1449-1464.
Molecular Responses Resulting from the Endophytic Association Between Trichoderma Species and Cocoa (Theobroma Cacao). - (Abstract Only)
Bailey, B.A., Bae, H., Strem, M.D., Samuels, G.J., Evans, H.C., Thomas, S.E., Holmes, K.A. 2005. Molecular responses resulting from the endophytic association between Trichoderma species and cocoa (Theobroma cacao). American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. Phytopathology 95:S5
Nep1 Induced Gene Expression in Theobroma Cacao Leaves and the Relationship to a Compatible Infection by Phytophthora Megakarya, Causal Agent of Black Pod - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bailey, B.A., Bae, H., Strem, M.D., De Mayolo, G.A., Guiltinan, M.J., Verica, J.A., Maximova, S.N., Bowers, J.H. 2005. Nep1 induced gene expression in theobroma cacao leaves and the relationship to a compatible infection by phytophthora megakarya, causal agent of black pod. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 43: 611-622.
Gene Expression in Leaves of Theobroma Cacao in Response to Mechanical Wounding, Ethylene, Or Methyl Jasmonate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bailey, B.A., Strem, M.D., Antunez De Mayolo, G., Guiltinan, M.J. 2005. Gene expression in leaves of theobroma cacao in response to mechanical wounding, ethylene, or methyl jasmonate. Plant Science 128: 1247-1258.
Isolation of Early Defense-Related Ests from Subtracted-Normalized Cdna Libraries of Elicited Cacao (Theobroma Cacao L.) Leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Verica, J.A., Maximova, S., Strem, M.D., Carlson, J., Bailey, B.A., Guiltinan, M. 2004. Isolation of early defense-related ests from subtracted-normalized cdna libraries of elicited cacao (theobroma cacao l.) leaves. Plant Cell Reports 23:404-413.
Multiple Nep1 Orthologues from Phytophthora Megakarya Were Expressed During the Infection of Theobroma Cacao Leaves and Nep1 Protein Induces Various Wound-Responding Genes in Cacao Leaves. - (Abstract Only)
Bae, H., Bailey, B.A., Strem, M.D., De Maylolo, G.A., Guilitnan, M.J., Verica, J.A., Maximova, S.N., Bowers, J.H. 2004. Multiple nep1 orthologues from phytophthora megakarya were expressed during the infection of theobroma cacao leaves and nep1 protein induces various wound-responding genes in cacao leaves. [abstract]. BARC Poster Day.
Formulations of Fusarium F. Sp. Erythroxyli for Biocontrol of Erythroxylum Coca Var. Coca - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Jul-98)
An Alginate Formulation of Fusarium Oxysporum Schlechtend:fr. F. Sp. Erythroxyli for Biocontrol of Erythroxylum Coca Var. Coca - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-May-97)
Formulations of Fusarium Oxysporum for Biocontrol of Erythroxylum Coca Var Coca - (Abstract Only) - (20-Apr-97)
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