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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Mark Mazzola

Research Plant Pathologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Elucidating the molecular responses of apple rootstock resistant to ARD pathogens: Challenges and opportunities for development of genomics-assisted breeding tools - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Jul-14)
Infection courts and timing of infection of apple fruit by Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis in the orchard in relation to speck rot during storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Apr-14)
Carbon source-dependent antifungal and nematicidal volatiles derived during anaerobic soil disinfestation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hewavitharana, S., Rudell Jr, D.R., Mazzola, M. 2014. Carbon source-dependent antifungal and nematicidal volatiles derived during anaerobic soil disinfestation. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 140:39-52.
Optimizing anaerobic soil disinfestation for California strawberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muramoto, J., Shennan, C., Baird, G., Zavatta, M., Koike, S.T., Bolda, M.P., Daugovish, O., Dara, S.K., Klonsky, K., Mazzola, M. 2014. Optimizing anaerobic soil disinfestation for California strawberries. Acta Horticulturae. 1044:215-220.
Deciphering microbial landscapes of fish eggs to mitigate emerging disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., De Bruijn, I., Jack, A.L., Drynan, K., Van Den Berg, H., Thoen, E., Sandoval-Sierra, V., Skaar, I., Van West, P., Dieguez-Uribeondo, J., Van Der Voort, M., Mendes, R., Mazzola, M., Raaijmakers, J.M. 2014. Deciphering microbial landscapes of fish eggs to mitigate emerging disease. The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. DOI:10.1038/ismej.2014.44.
Replant disease control and system resilience to pathogen re-infestation in response to Brassica seed meal amendment - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Strauss, S.L. 2014. Replant disease control and system resilience to pathogen re-infestation in response to Brassica seed meal amendment. Acta Horticulturae. 1044:105-112.
Carbon source-dependent volatile production and ASD efficacy for suppression of apple root pathogens and parasites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Hewavitharana, S.S. 2014. Carbon source-dependent volatile production and ASD efficacy for suppression of apple root pathogens and parasites. Acta Horticulturae. 1044:209-214.
Resilience of orchard replant soils to pathogen re-infestation in response to Brassicaceae seed meal amendment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Strauss, S.L. 2013. Resilience of orchard replant soils to pathogen re-infestation in response to Brassicaceae seed meal amendment. Aspects of Applied Biology. 119:69-77.
Changes in rhizosphere microbiome associated with orchard soil resilience in response to Brassicaceae seed meal amendment - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M., Strauss, S.L. 2013. Changes in rhizosphere microbiome associated with orchard soil resilience in response to Brassicaceae seed meal amendment. Phytopathology. 103:S2.92.
The response of ammonia-oxidizer activity and community structure to fertilizer amendment of orchard soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Strauss, S.L., Reardon, C.L., Mazzola, M. 2013. The response of ammonia-oxidizer activity and community structure to fertilizer amendment of orchard soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 68:410-418.
Optimizing anaerobic soil disinfestation for soilborne disease control - (Proceedings)
Shennan, C., Muramoto, J., Baird, G., Koike, S., Bolda, M., Mazzola, M. 2013. Optimizing anaerobic soil disinfestation for soilborne disease control. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives. 13.1-13.4.
Development of PCR assays for diagnosis of the pathogens Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis and Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens in apple fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sikdar, P., Okubara, P.A., Mazzola, M., Xiao, C. 2014. Development of PCR assays for diagnosis of the pathogens Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis and Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens in apple fruit. Plant Disease. 98:241-246.
Carbon source-dependent efficacy of anaerobic soil disinfestation (ASD) in suppression of Rhizoctonia root rot of apple - (Abstract Only)
Hewavitharana, S., Mazzola, M. 2013. Carbon source-dependent efficacy of anaerobic soil disinfestation (ASD) in suppression of Rhizoctonia root rot of apple. Phytopathology. 103:S2.60.
Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis: inoculum availability, persistence and seasonal host susceptibility in Washington apple orchards - (Abstract Only)
Sikdar, P., Mazzola, M., Xiao, C. 2013. Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis: inoculum availability, persistence and seasonal host susceptibility in Washington apple orchards. American Phytopathology Society. 103:S2.133.
Effect of Brassicaceae seed meals with different glucosinolate profiles on Rhizoctonia root rot of wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handiseni, M., Brown, J., Zemetra, R., Mazzola, M. 2013. Effect of Brassicaceae seed meals with different glucosinolate profiles on Rhizoctonia root rot of wheat. Crop Protection. 48:1-5.
Changes in available nitrogen and nematode abundance in response to Brassica seed meal amendment of orchard soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reardon, C.L., Strauss, S.L., Mazzola, M. 2012. Changes in available nitrogen and nematode abundance in response to Brassica seed meal amendment of orchard soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 57:22-29.
Application Sequence and soil biology influence anaerobic soil disinfestation induced disease suppression - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Shennan, C., Muramoto, J. 2012. Application Sequence and soil biology influence anaerobic soil disinfestation induced disease suppression. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives. 57:1-3.
Non-fumigant strategies for soilborne disease control in California strawberry production systems - (Proceedings)
Shennan, C., Muramoto, J., Fenimore, S., Bolda, M., Daugovish, O., Dara, S., Mazzola, M., Lazarovits, G. 2012. Non-fumigant strategies for soilborne disease control in California strawberry production systems. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives. 16:1-4.
PCR assays for diagnosis of postharvest fruit rots and early detection of Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis and Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens in apple fruit - (Abstract Only)
Sikdar, P., Okubara, P.A., Mazzola, M., Xiao, C. 2012. PCR assays for diagnosis of postharvest fruit rots and early detection of Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis and Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens in apple fruit. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. Vol.201, Suppl. 4, p. S4.109.
Diversity and natural functions of antibiotices produced by beneficial and pathogenic soil bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raaijmakers, J.M., Mazzola, M. 2012. Diversity and natural functions of antibiotices produced by beneficial and pathogenic soil bacteria. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 50:403-424.
Long-term suppression of Pythium abappressorium induced by Brassica juncea seed meal amendment is biologically mediated - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weerakoon, D.M., Reardon, C.L., Paulitz, T.C., Izzo, A., Mazzola, M. 2012. Long-term suppression of Pythium abappressorium induced by Brassica juncea seed meal amendment is biologically mediated. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 51:44-52.
Replant disease control and soil system resilience to pathogen infestation in response to Brassicaceae seed meal amendment - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M. 2012. Replant disease control and soil system resilience to pathogen infestation in response to Brassicaceae seed meal amendment. Phytopathology. 102:S4.77.
Transformation of soil microbial community structure in response to anaerobic soil disinfestation for soil-borne disease control in strawberry - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M., Muramoto, J., Shennan, C. 2012. Transformation of soil microbial community structure in response to anaerobic soil disinfestation for soil-borne disease control in strawberry. Phytopathology. 102:S4.77-78.
PCR assays for diagnosis of postharvest fruit rots and early detection of Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis and Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens in apple fruit - (Abstract Only)
Sikdar, P., Okubara, P.A., Mazzola, M., Xiao, C. 2012. PCR assays for diagnosis of postharvest fruit rots and early detection of Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis and Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens in apple fruit. Phytopathology. 102:S4.109-110.
Use of Brassicaceous seed meals to improve seedling emergence of tomato and pepper in Pythium ultimum infested soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handiseni, M., Brown, J., Zemetra, R., Mazzola, M. 2012. Use of Brassicaceous seed meals to improve seedling emergence of tomato and pepper in Pythium ultimum infested soils. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection. 45:1204-1209.
Progress in Brassicaceae seed meal formulation and application for replant disease control in organic apple orchards - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. 2012. Progress in Brassicaceae seed meal formulation and application for replant disease control in organic apple orchards. Page 9, in, Proceedings 2nd International Organic Fruit Research Symposium.
Wheat varietal selection and annual vs. perennial growth habit impact soil microbes and apple replant disease supression - (Proceedings)
Hoagland, L., Mazzola, M., Murphy, K.M., Jones, S.S. 2012. Wheat varietal selection and annual vs. perennial growth habit impact soil microbes and apple replant disease supression. 6th Organic Seed Growers Conference. Meeting Proceedings. 95-100.
Initial Pythium species composition and Brassicaceae seed meal type influence extent of Pythium-induced plant growth suppression in soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Reardon, C.L., Brown, J. 2012. Initial Pythium species composition and Brassicaceae seed meal type influence extent of Pythium-induced plant growth suppression in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 48:20-27.
Apple Replant Disease: Role of microbial ecology in cause and control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Manici, L.M. 2012. Apple Replant Disease: Role of microbial ecology in cause and control. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 50:45-65.
Advances in Brassica seed meal formulation for apple replant disease control - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. 2011. Advances in Brassica seed meal formulation for apple replant disease control. In: Proceedings Annual International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, 11/9/2011, Fresno, California. 6.1-6.4.
Potential of biofumigation for soilborne pest control in strawberry - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. Potential of biofumigation for soilborne pest control in strawberry. pp 47.1-47.2, In, Proceedings Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions. MBAO, Fresno, CA 2011.
Molecular analyses of Pythium irregulare isolates from grapevines in South Africa suggest a single variable species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spies, C.F., Mazzola, M., Botha, W.J., Langenhoven, S., Mostert, L., Mcleod, A. 2011. Molecular analyses of Pythium irregulare isolates from grapevines in South Africa suggest a single variable species. Fungal Biology. 115:1210-1224.
Active manipulation of resident biology to suppress Macrophomina phaseolina in strawberry - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M. 2011. Active manipulation of resident biology to suppress Macrophomina phaseolina in strawberry. Phytopathology. 101:S117.
Advances in Brassicaceae seed meal formulation and application for replant disease control in organic apple orchards - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M. 2011. Advances in Brassicaceae seed meal formulation and application for replant disease control in organic apple orchards. Phytopathology. 101:S117.
A multi-phasic approach reveals that apple replant disease is caused by multiple biological agents, with some agents acting synergistically - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tewoldemedhin, Y.T., Mazzola, M., Labuschangne, I., Mcleod, A. 2011. A multi-phasic approach reveals that apple replant disease is caused by multiple biological agents, with some agents acting synergistically. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 43:1917-1927.
The effect of organic amendments on microbial nitrogen cycling in orchard soils - (Abstract Only)
Strauss, S.L., Mazzola, M. 2011. The effect of organic amendments on microbial nitrogen cycling in orchard soils. SSSA International Meeting. Meeting Abstract. 384-2.
Secondary metabolite production by Pseudomonas fluorescens strain Pf-5 confers protection against Naegleria americana in the wheat rhizosphere - (Abstract Only)
Strauss, S.L., Loper, J.E., Mazzola, M. 2011. Secondary metabolite production by Pseudomonas fluorescens strain Pf-5 confers protection against Naegleria americana in the wheat rhizosphere. SSSA Annual International Meeting. Meeting Abstract. 123-36.
Effect of cropping system on composition of the Rhizoctonia populations recovered from canola and lupin in a winter rainfall region of South Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lamprecht, S.C., Tewoldemedhin, Y.T., Hardy, M., Calitz, F.J., Mazzola, M. 2011. Effect of cropping system on composition of the Rhizoctonia populations recovered from canola and lupin in a winter rainfall region of South Africa. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 131:305-316.
Resident biology restricts proliferation of Macrophomina phaseolina in brassicaceae seed meal meal amended soil - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M. 2012. Resident biology restricts proliferation of Macrophomina phaseolina in brassicaceae seed meal meal amended soil. Phytopathology. 101:S117.
Particle size affects Brassica seed meal-induced pathogen suppression of Rhizoctonia solani AG-5 - (Abstract Only)
Mazzola, M. 2011. Particle size affects Brassica seed meal-induced pathogen suppression of Rhizoctonia solani AG-5. Phytopathology. 101:S249.
Characterisation and detection of Pythium and Phytophthora species associated with grapevines in South Africa. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spies, C., Mazzola, M., Mcleod, A. 2011. Characterisation and detection of Pythium and Phytophthora species associated with grapevines in South Africa. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 131:103-119.
Evaluation of strategies for the control of canola and lupin seedling diseases caused by Rhizoctonia anastomosis groups - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lamprecht, S.C., Tewoldemedhin, Y.T., Calitz, F.J., Mazzola, M. 2011. Evaluation of strategies for the control of canola and lupin seedling diseases caused by Rhizoctonia anastomosis groups. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 130:427-439.
Cylindrocarpon species associated with apple tree roots in South Africa and their quantification using real-time PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tewoldemedhin, Y., Mazzola, M., Mostert, L., Mcleod, A. 2011. Cylindrocarpon species associated with apple tree roots in South Africa and their quantification using real-time PCR. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 129:637-651.
Utilizing Brassicaceae seed meal as a soil amendment to suppress weed and soil borne pathogens - (Proceedings)
Brown, J., Handiseni, M., Mazzola, M. 2010. Utilizing Brassicaceae seed meal as a soil amendment to suppress weed and soil borne pathogens. Meeting Abstract. 143-4.
Effects of Brassicaceae seed meal-amended soil on germination and growth of weed seeds - (Proceedings)
Brown, D., Handiseni, M., Brown, J., Mazzola, M. 2010. Effects of Brassicaceae seed meal-amended soil on germination and growth of weed seeds. Meeting Abstract. 141-16.
Characterization of Rhizoctonia isolates associated with damping-off and crown rot of rooibos seedlings - (Proceedings)
Tewoldemedhim, Y.T., Lamprecht, S.C., Mazzola, M. 2011. Characterization of Rhizoctonia isolates associated with damping-off and crown rot of rooibos seedlings. Proceedings for the Southern African Society for Plant Pathology Annual Meeting. P. 51.
Oogonal biometry and phylogenetic analysis of the Pythium vexans species group from woody agricultural hosts in South Africa reveal distinct groups within this taxon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spies, C., Mazzola, M., Wilhelm, J., Van Der Rijst, M., Mostert, L., Mcleod, A. 2011. Oogonal biometry and phylogenetic analysis of the Pythium vexans species group from woody agricultural hosts in South Africa reveal distinct groups within this taxon. Fungal Biology. 115:157-168.
Characterization of fungi (Fusarium and Rhizoctonia) and oomycetes (Phytophthora and Pythium) associated with apple orchards in South Africa. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tewoldemedhin, Y.T., Mazzola, M., Botha, W.J., Spies, C., Mcleod, A. 2011. Characterization of fungi (Fusarium and Rhizoctonia) and oomycetes (Phytophthora and Pythium) associated with apple orchards in South Africa. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 130:215-229.
Herbicidal activity of Brassicaceae seed meal on wild oat (Avena fatua), Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.), redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus L.) and prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handiseni, M., Brown, J., Zemetra, R., Mazzola, M. 2011. Herbicidal activity of Brassicaceae seed meal on wild oat (Avena fatua), Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.), Redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus L.) and Prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola). Weed Technology. 25:127-134.
Brassica juncea seed meal particle size influences chemistry but not soil biology-based suppression of individual agents inciting apple replant disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Zhao, X. 2010. Brassica juncea seed meal particle size influences chemistry but not soil biology-based suppression of individual agents inciting apple replant disease. Plant Soil. 337:313-324.
Antibiotic production by soil bacteria: diversity, activity and natural functions - (Proceedings) - (16-Jul-10)
Extracellular metabolites limit bacterial susceptibility to predation in a protist-specific manner and their regulation may be protist-induced - (Abstract Only) - (10-May-10)
General Suppression of Free-Living Nematodes by Brassicaceae Seed Meal - (Proceedings) - (10-May-10)
Brassica juncea seed meal amendment induces long-term suppressiveness to Pythium abappressorium under enclosed and open soil incubation conditions - (Abstract Only)
Weerakoon, M., Izzo, A., Mazzola, M. 2010. Brassica juncea seed meal amendment induces long-term suppressiveness to Pythium abappressorium under enclosed and open soil incubation conditions. Phytopathology. 100-S134.
Efficacy of brassicaceous seed meal formulations for the control of apple replant disease in conventional and organic production systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Brown, J. 2010. Efficacy of brassicaceous seed meal formulations for the control of apple replant disease in conventional and organic production systems. Plant Disease. 94:835-842.
Non-Fumigant management of apple replant disease in organic and conventional systems - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. 2010. Non-Fumigant management of apple replant disease in organic and conventional systems. Proceedings Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions. 100:1-3.
Active manipulation of native soil microbial community structure and function to suppress soilborne diseases - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. 2009. Active manipulation of native soil microbial community structure and function to suppress soilborne diseases. Meeting Abstract. P. 1-11.
Protozoan-induced regulation of cycliclipopeptide biosythesis is an effective predation defense mechanism for Pseudomonas fluorescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., De Bruijn, I., Cohen, M.F., Raaijmakers, J.M. 2009. Protozoan-induced regulation of cycliclipopeptide biosythesis is an effective predation defense mechanism for Pseudomonas fluorescens. Appl. Environ Microbiol. 75:6804-6811.
Management of resident soil microbial community structure and function to suppress soilborne disease development - (Book / Chapter)
Mazzola, M. 2010. Management of resident soil microbial community structure and function to suppress soilborne disease development. In: Reynolds, M., editor. Climate Change and Crop Production. CABI, Wallingford, UK. p. 200-219.
Cylindrocarpon species associated with apple trees in South Africa, and the development of a molecular quantification technique from roots - (Abstract Only)
Tewoldemedhin, Y., Mazzola, M., Mostert, L., Mcleod, A. 2009. Cylindrocarpon species associated with apple trees in South Africa, and the development of a molecular quantification technique from roots. Phytopathology. 99:S127
The multiple personalities of Streptomyces spp. from the rhizosphere of apple cultivated in brassica seed meal ameded soils - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Zhao, X., Tewoldemedhin, Y., Mcleod, A. 2009. The multiple personalities of Streptomyces spp. from the rhizosphere of apple cultivated in brassica seed meal ameded soils. Phytopathology. 99:S150.
Epiphytic bacteria and yeasts on apple blossoms and their potential as antagonists of Erwinia amylovora - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pusey, P.L., Stockwell, V.O., Mazzola, M. 2009. Epiphytic bacteria and yeasts on apple blossoms and their potential as antagonists of Erwinia amylovora. Phytopathology. 99:571-581.
Hybridization of an ITS-based macroarray with ITS community probes for characterization of complex communities of fungi and fungal-like protists - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Izzo, A., Mazzola, M. 2009. Hybridization of an ITS-based macroarray with ITS community probes for characterization of complex communities of fungi and fungal-like protists. Mycological Research. 113:802-812.
Interaction of brassicaceous seed meal and apple rootstock on recovery of Pythium spp. and Pratylenchus penetrans from roots grown in replant soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Brown, J., Zhao, X., Izzo, A., Fazio, G. 2009. Interaction of brassicaceous seed meal and apple rootstock on recovery of Pythium spp. and Pratylenchus penetrans from roots grown in replant soils. Plant Disease. 93:51-57.
Novel approaches in plant breeding for rhizosphere-related traits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wissuwa, M., Mazzola, M., Picard, C. 2008. Novel approaches in plant breeding for rhizosphere-related traits. Plant and Soil Journal 321:409-430
Impact of floor management strategies on nitrogen fertility and biological soil quality in newly established organic apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, L., Carpenter-Boggs, L., Granatstein, D., Mazzola, M., Smith, J.L., Peryea, F., Reganold, J.P. 2008. Impact of floor management strategies on nitrogen fertility and biological soil quality in newly established organic apple orchards. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 45:11-18.
Role of native soil biology in brassicaceae seed meal induced weed suppression. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoagland, L., Carpenter-Boggs, L., Reganold, J., Mazzola, M. 2008. Role of native soil biology in brassicaceae seed meal induced weed suppression. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40:1689-1697.
Manipulation of Rhizosphere Bacterial Communities to Induce Suppressive Soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M. 2007. Manipulation of Rhizosphere Bacterial Communities to Induce Suppressive Soils. Journal of Nematology. 39(3):213-220.
Cyclic lipopeptide surfactant production by Pseudomonas fluorescens SS101 is not required for suppression of complex Pythium spp. populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Zhao, X., Cohen, M., Raaijmakers, J. 2007. Cyclic lipopeptide surfactant production by Pseudomonas fluorescens SS101 is not required for suppression of complex Pythium spp. populations. Phytopathology. 97(10):1348-1355.
Nitrogen cycling and partitioning under alternative organic orchard floor management strategies - (Proceedings) - (20-Feb-07)
Nitrogen cycling and partitioning under alternative organic orchard floor management strategies - (Abstract Only) - (20-Jan-07)
Mechanism of Action and Efficacy of Seed Meal-Induced Suppression of Pathogens Inciting Apple Replant Disease Differ in a Brassicaceae Species and Time-Dependent Manner - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Brown, J., Izzo, A., Cohen, M.F. 2007. Mechanism of action and efficacy of seed meal-induced suppression of pathogens inciting apple replant disease differ in a brassicaceae species and time-dependent manner. Phytopathology. 97:454-460
Effects of Brassica Napus Seed Meal Amendment on Soil Populati0ns of Resident Bacteria and Naegleria Americana and the Unsuitability of Arachidonic Acid As a Protozoan-Specific Marker - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cohen, M., Mazzola, M. 2006. Effects of brassica napus seed meal amendment on soil populati0ns of resident bacteria and naegleria americana and the unsuitability of arachidonic acid as a protozoan-specific marker. Journal of Protozoology Research. 6:16-25.
Nitric Oxide Research in Agriculture: Bridging the Plant and Bacterial Realms - (Book / Chapter)
Cohen, M. F., Mazzola, M., Yamasaki, H. 2006. Nitric oxide research in agriculture: Bridging the plant and bacterial realms. Pages 71-90, In, A. K. Rai and Takabe (eds.), Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants: Toward the improvement of global environment and food. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
Characterization of Pythium Species Associated with Grapevine Decline. - (Proceedings)
Spies, C.F.J., Mazzola, M., Mcleod, A. 2006. Characterization of pythium and phytophthora species associated with grapevine decline in South Africa. Proceedings, 44th Congress of the Southern African Society for Plant Pathology. p. 62.
Contribution of Resident Soil Microorganisms to Brassicaceae Seed Meal-Induced Disease and Weed Suppression - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Hoagland, L., Carpenter-Boggs, L., Abi-Ghanem, R., Cohen, M. F. 2006. Contribution of resident soil microorganisms to brassicaceae seed meal-induced disease and weed suppression. Proceedings, 2nd International Biofumigation Conference, Moscow, ID. June 26-28. P.57.
Application of Brassicaceae Seed Meals for the Management of Apple Replant Disease - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Abi-Ghanem, R. 2006. Application of brassicaceous seed meals for the management of apple replant disease. Proceedings, 2nd International Biofumigation Conference, Moscow, ID. June 26-28. P.56.
Characterization of Rhizoctonia Spp. from Cropping Systems in the Western Cape Province of South Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tewoldemedhin, Y.T., Lamprecht, S.C., Mcleod, A., Mazzola, M. 2006. Characterization of rhizoctonia spp. from cropping systems in the western cape province of south africa. Plant Disease. 90:1399-1406.
Differential Impact of Brassica Spp. Seed Meal Amendments on Fungal Populations Associated with Roots of Malus Domesticus from a Replant Orchard Site. - (Proceedings)
Izzo, A., Mazzola, M. 2006. Differential impact of Brassica spp. seed meal amendments on fungal populations associated with roots of malus domesticus from a replant orchard site. Phytopathology. v. 96. S53.
Resident Bacteria, Nitric Oxide Emission and Particle Size Modulate the Effect of Brassica Napus Seed Meal on Disease Incited by Rhizoctonia Solani and Pythium Spp. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cohen, M., Mazzola, M. 2006. Resident bacteria, nitric oxide emission and particle size modulate the effect of Brassica napus seed meal on disease incited by Rhizoctonia solani and pythium spp. Plant and Soil. 286:75-86.
Consideration of Microbial Ecology in the Purported "biofumigatin" Response to Brassica Soil Amendments - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. 2005. Consideration of microbial ecology in the purported "biofumigatin" response to brassica soil amendments. 15th Annual Southern Africa Symposium on Soilborne Plant Diseases. pp. 36-42.
Suppression of Rhizoctonia Root Rot by Streptomyces in Brassica Seed Meal-Amended - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Cohen, M. 2005. Suppression of rhizoctonia root rot by streptomyces in brassica seed meal-amended. Annual International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emission Reductions. pp. 111-1 to 111-4.
Comparative Field Efficacy of Management Strategies Containing Brassica Napus Seed Meal Or Green Manure for the Management of Apple Replant Disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Mullinix, K. 2005. Comparative field efficacy of management strategies containing brassica napus seed meal or green manure for the management of apple replant disease. Plant Disease. v. 89. p. 1207-1213.
Progress Towards Development of Biologically-Based Strategies for the Management of Apple Replant Disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Brown, J., Abi Ghanem, R., Izzo, A., Cohen, M.F. 2006. Progress towards development of biologically-based strategies for the management of apple replant disease. Phytopathologia Polonica. v 39. p. 11-18.
Recruitment of Disease Suppressive Soil Microorganisms Through Crop Cultivation - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Raaijmakers, J.M. 2005. Recruitment of disease suppressive soil microorganisms through crop cultivation. Proceedings IX International Congress of Ecology. P. 417.
Effect of Brassicaceae Seed Meals on Microbial Communities and Growth of Apple in Replant Soils - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Cohen, M.F., Brown, J. 2005. Effect of brassicaceae seed meals on microbial communities and growth of apple in replant soils. Phytopathology. 95:S67.
Suppression of Rhizoctonia Root Rot by Streptomyces in Brassica Napus Seed Meal Amended Soil - (Proceedings)
Cohen, M.F., Mazzola, M. 2005. Suppression of rhizoctonia root rot by streptomyces in brassica napus seed meal amended soil. Phytopathology 95:S20.
Infectivity of Pythium Toward Apple Seedlings in Soil Amended with Low-Glucosinolate Brassica Napus Seed Meal - (Proceedings)
Cohen, M.F., Brown, J., Mazzola, M. 2005. Infectivity of pythium toward apple seedlings in soil amended with low-glucosinolate brassica napus seed meal. Phytopathology 95:S20.
Traits of the Next Wave of Geneva Apple Rootstocks - (Abstract Only)
Fazio, G., Robinson, T., Aldwinckle, H., Mazzola, M., Leinfelder, M., Parra, R. 2006. Traits of the next wave of geneva apple rootstocks. Meeting Abstract. Compact Fruit Tree 38(3):7-11.
Marker Assisted Selection of Apple Rootstocks - Prospects, Benefits, and Limitations. - (Proceedings)
Fazio, G., Mazzola, M. 2004. Marker assisted selection of apple rootstocks - prospects, benefits, and limitations.. XIth Eucarpia Symposium on Fruit Breeding and Genetics. Acta Horticulturae. p. 663.
Brassica Napus Seed Meal Soil Amendment Modifies Microbial Community Structure, Nitric Oxide Production, and Incidence of Rhizoctonia Root Rot. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cohen, M.F., Yamasaki, H., Mazzola, M. 2005. Brassica napus seed meal soil amendment modifies microbial community structure, nitric oxide production, and incidence of rhizoctonia root rot. Journal of Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 37:1215-1227.
Influence of Plant Genotype on Development of Interactions with Non-Symbiotic Plant Beneficial Soil Microorganisms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M. 2004. Influence of plant genotype on development of interactions with non-symbiotic plant beneficial soil microorganisms. Research Signpost: Research Developments in Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 37:103-122.
Bioremediation of Soils by Plant-Microbe Systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cohen, M.F., Yamasaki, H., Mazzola, M. 2004. Bioremediation of soils by plant-microbe systems. International Journal of Green Energy 1:301-312.
Pythium Attrantheridium Sp. NOV.-TAXONOMY and Comparison with Related Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allain-Boule, N., Tweddell, R., Mazzola, M., Belanger, R., Levesque, C. 2004.Pythium attrantheridium sp. nov.-taxonomy and comparison with related species. Mycologia. 108:795-805.
A Reason to Be Optimistic About Biodiesel: Seed Meal As a Valuable Soil Amendment. - (Other)
Cohen, M.F., Mazzola, M. 2004. A reason to be optimistic about biodiesel: seed meal as a valuable soil amendment. Trends in Biotechnology. 22:211-212.
Molecular and Physiological Comparison of Azospirillum Spp. Isolated from Rhizoctonia Solani Mycelia, Wheat Rhizosphere and Human Skin Wounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cohen, M.F., Han, X.Y., Mazzola, M. 2004. Molecular and physiological comparison of azospirillum spp. isolated from rhizoctonia solani mycelia, wheat rhizosphere and human skin wounds. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 50:291-297.
Plant Genotype Specific Selection of Rhizosphere-Inhabiting 2,4-Dapg-Producing Fluorescent Pseudomonas Spp. from Resident Soil Populations. - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Funnell, D., Raaijmakers, J. 2004. Plant genotype specific selection of rhizosphere-inhabiting 2,4-dapg-producing fluorescent pseudomonas spp. from resident soil populations. Proceedings, Rhizosphere 2004: Perspectives and Challenges. p. 180.
Impact of Soybean and Rapeseed Seed Meal on Microbial Populations and Growth of Apple in Replant Orchard Soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Cohen, M.F., Fazio, G. 2004. Impact of soybean and rapeseed seed meal on microbial populations and growth of apple in replant orchard soils. Phytopathology. 94:S68.
Significance of Host Genotype in Exploitation of Resident Disease Suppressive Soil Microbial Communities - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M., Gu, Y.H., Funnell, D., Cohen, M.F., Raaijmakers, J.M. 2004. Significance of host genotype in exploitation of resident disease suppressive soil microbial communities. Phytopathology. 94:S125.
Suppression of Rhizoctonia Root Rot and Increased Recovery of Nos+ Streptomyces Spp in Rapeseed Meal Amended Soils - (Proceedings)
Cohen, M.F., Yamasaki, H., Mazzola, M. 2004. Suppression of rhizoctonia root rot and increased recovery of nos+ streptomyces spp in rapeseed meal amended soils. Phytopathology. 94:S20.
Wheat Cultivar-Specific Selecton of 2,4-Diacetylphloroglucinol-Producing Fluorescent Pseudomonas Species from Resident Soil Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzola, M., Funnell, D., Raaijmakers, J.M. 2004. Wheat cultivar-specific selecton of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol-producing fluorescent pseudomonas species from resident soil populations. Microbial Ecology. 48:338-348. DOI:10.1007/S00248-003-1062y.
Assessment and Management of Soil Microbial Community Structure for Disease Suppression - (Review Article)
Mazzola, M. 2004. Assessment and management of soil microbial community structure for disease suppression. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 42:35-39.
Assessment and Management of Soil Microbial Community Structure for Disease Suppression - (Review Article)
Mazzola, M. 2004. Assessment and management of soil microbial community structure for disease suppression. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 42:35-59.
Degradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons by Plant-Microbe Systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Jun-03)
Non-Fumigant Measures and Assessment of Host Tolerance for Replant Disease Control - (Proceedings)
Mazzola, M. 2003. Non-fumigant measures and assessment of host tolerance for replant disease control. International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions. pp. 9.1-9.3.
Fungal Root Disease and Nitric Oxide Levels in Rapeseed Meal-Amended Soils. - (Proceedings)
Cohen, M.F., Mazzola, M., Yamamoto, E., Arita, N., Yamasaki, H. 2004. Fungal root disease and nitric oxide levels in rapeseed meal-amended soils. Proceedings AAAS annual meeting. p. A105.
Role of Enhanced Nitric Oxide Production by Soil Bacteria in Suppression of the Fungal Plant Pathogen Rhizoctonia Solani - (Other)
Cohen, M.F., Yamasaki, H., Mazzola, M. 2003. Role of enhanced nitric oxide production by soil bacteria in suppression of the fungal plant pathogen rhizoctonia solani. Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine. 35:S177.
Conservation of the Response Regulator Gene Gaca in Pseudomonas Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DE SOUZA, J.T., MAZZOLA, M., RAAIJMAKERS, J.M. CONSERVATION OF THE RESPONSE REGULATOR GENE GACA IN PSEUDOMONAS SPECIES. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. 5:1328-1340. 2003.
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Preplant and Postharvest. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, S.M., Rosskopf, E.N., Leesch, J.G., Chellemi, D.O., Bull, C.T., Mazzola, M. 2003. Alternatives to methyl bromide preplant and postharvest.. Pest Management Science, Vol. 59:814-826.
Management of Soil Microbial Antagonists and Integrated Methods for Control of Apple Replant Disease - (Proceedings)
MAZZOLA, M. MANAGEMENT OF SOIL MICROBIAL ANTAGONISTS AND INTEGRATED METHODS FOR CONTROL OF APPLE REPLANT DISEASE. INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PLANT PATHOLOGY ABSTRACTS AND PROCEEDINGS. 2003. p. 51.
Characterization and Pathogenicity of Rhizoctonia Spp. Associated with Black Root Rot of Strawberry in the Western Cape Province, South Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BOTHA, A., DENMAN, S., LAMPRECHT, S.C., MAZZOLA, M., CROUS, P.W. CHARACTERIZATION AND PATHOGENICITY OF RHIZOCTONIA ISOLATES ASSOCIATED WITH BLACK ROOT ROT OF STRAWBERRIES IN THE WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA. AUSTRALASIAN PLANT PATHLOGY SOCIETY. 2003. v. 32(2). p. 195-201.
A New Species from Eastern Washington. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
PAULITZ, T.C., ADAMS, K.J., MAZZOLA, M. A NEW SPECIES FROM EASTERN WASHINGTON.. MYCOLOGIA. 95(1): 80-86. 2003.
Molecular and Physiological Based Methods for the Characterization of Soil Microbial Communities - (Proceedings)
MAZZOLA, M. MOLECULAR AND PHYSIOLOGICAL BASED METHODS FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION OF SOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES. PROCEEDINGS THIRTEENTH ANNUAL MEETING ON SOILBORNE PLANT DISEASES. AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH COUNCIL, PLANT PROTECTION RESEARCH INSTITUTE, STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA. 2002. v. 13. p. 16-25.
Determinative Role of Plant Genotype in Composition of Soil Microbial Communities and Induction of Soil Suppressiveness - (Proceedings)
MAZZOLA, M. DETERMINATIVE ROLE OF PLANT GENOTYPE IN COMPOSITION OF SOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES AND INDUCTION OF SOIL SUPPRESSIVENESS. PROCEEDINGS, THIRTEENTH ANNUAL MEETING ON SOILBORNE PLANT DISEASES. AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH COUNCIL, PLANT PROTECTION RESEARCH INSTITUTE, STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA. 2002. v. 13. p. 69-78.
Wheat Genotype-Specific Induction of Soil Microbial Communities Suppressive to Rhizoctonia Solani Ag 5 and Ag 8 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MAZZOLA,M., GU,Y. WHEAT GENOTYPE-SPECIFIC INDUCTION OF SOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES SUPPRESSIVE TO DISEASE INCITED BY RHIZOCTONIA SOLANI AG 5 AND AG 8. PHYTOPATHOLOGY. 2002. v. 92. p. 1300-1307.
Cultural Management of Microbial Community Structure to Enhance Growth of Apple in Replant Soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MAZZOLA,M. ., GRANATSTIEN,D.M., ELFVING,,D.C., MULLINIX,K., GU,Y.-., CULTURAL MANAGEMENT OF MICROBIAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE TO ENHANCE GROWTH OF APPLE IN REPLANT SOILS, PHYTOPATHOLOGY, 92:1363-1366. 2002.
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