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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Chemical Approaches to Eliminate Fungal Contamination and Mycotoxin Production in Plant Products

Location: Foodborne Toxin Detection and Prevention

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Comparison of the volatile emission profiles of ground almond and pistachio mummies: part 1 – addressing a gap in knowledge of current attractants of navel orangeworm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Mahoney, N.E., Cook, D., Gee, W.S., Baig, N. 2014. Comparison of the volatile emission profiles of ground almond and pistachio mummies: part 1 – addressing a gap in knowledge of current attractants of navel orangeworm. Phytochemistry Letters. 9:102-106; doi.10.1016/j.phytol.2014.04.010.
Use of benzo anologs to enhance antimycotic activity of kresoxim methyl for control of aflatoxigenic fungal pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Campbell, B.C., Haff, R.P., Stanker, L.H. 2014. Use of benzo anologs to enhance antimycotic activity of kresoxim methyl for control of aflatoxigenic fungal pathogens. Frontiers in Microbiology. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00087.
Comparison of the volatile emission profiles of ground almond and pistachio mummies: part 2 - critical changes in emission profiles as a result of increasing the water activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Mahoney, N.E., Cook, D., Higbee, B.S., Light, D.M., Gee, W.S., Baig, N. 2014. Comparison of the volatile emission profiles of ground almond and pistachio mummies: part 2 - critical changes in emission profiles as a result of increasing the water activity. Phytochemistry Letters. 8:(2014) 220-225; doi.org/10.1016/j.phytol.2014.01.004.
An overview of plant volatile metabolomics, sample treatment, and reporting considerations with emphasis on mechanical damage and biological control of weeds - (Review Article)
Beck, J.J., Smith, L., Baig, N. 2014. An overview of plant volatile metabolomics, sample treatment, and reporting considerations with emphasis on mechanical damage and biological control of weeds. Phytochemical Analysis. 25(4):331-341.
Targeting the mitochondrial respiratory chain of Cryptococcus through antifungal chemosensitization: a model for control of non-fermentative pathogens     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Haff, R.P., Faria, N.G., Martins, M.L., Chan, K.L., Campbell, B.C. 2013. Targeting the mitochondrial respiratory chain of Cryptococcus through antifungal chemosensitization: a model for control of non-fermentative pathogens. Molecules. 18:8873-8894 DOI:10.3390/molecules 18088873.
Pest management with natural products     Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
In: Koivunen, M.E., Duke, S.O., Coats, J.R., Beck, J.J. 2013. Pest management with natural products. In: Beck, J.J., Coats, J.R., Duke, S.O., Koivunem, M.E., editors. Pest Management with Natural Products, ACS Symposium Series, vol. 1141. Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society. p. 1-4. DOI: 10.102/bk-2013-1141.ch001.
Volatile natural products for monitoring the California tree nut insect pest Amyelois transitella     Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Beck, J.J., Higbee, B.S. 2013. Volatile natural products for monitoring the California tree nut insect pest Amyelois transitella. In: Beck, J.J., Coats, J.R., Duke, S.O., Koivunen, M.E., editors. Pest management with natural products, ACS Symposium Series, vol. 1141. Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society. p. 59-72. DOI: 10.102/bk-2013-1141.ch005.
Conophthorin from almond host plant and fungal spores and its ecological relation to navel orangeworm: a natural products chemist's perspective     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Beck, J.J. 2013. Conophthorin from almond host plant and fungal spores and its ecological relation to navel orangeworm: a natural products chemist's perspective. Journal of the Mexican Chemical Society. 57(1):69-72.
Ex situ volatile survey of ground almond and pistachio hulls for emission of spiroketals: Analysis of hull fatty acid composition, water content, and water activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahoney, N.E., Gee, W.S., Higbee, B.S., Beck, J.J. 2013. Ex situ volatile survey of ground almond and pistachio hulls for emission of spiroketals: Analysis of hull fatty acid composition, water content, and water activity. Phytochemistry Letters. 7:225-230.
Synergism of antifungal activity between mitochondrial respiration inhibitors and kojic acid     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Chan, K.L., Mahoney, N.E., Haff, R.P. 2013. Synergism of antifungal activity between mitochondrial respiration inhibitors and kojic acid. Molecules. 18:1564-1581.
Headspace volatiles from 52 oak species advertise induction, species identity, and evolution, but not defense     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pearse, I.S., Gee, W.S., Beck, J.J. 2012. Headspace volatiles from 52 oak species advertise induction, species identity, and evolution, but not defense. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39(1):90-100.
Generation of the volatile spiroketals conophthorin and chalcogran by fungal spores on polyunsaturated fatty acids common to almonds and pistachios     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Mahoney, N.E., Gee, W.S., Cook, D. 2012. Generation of the volatile spiroketals conophthorin and chalcogran by fungal spores on polyunsaturated fatty acids common to almonds and pistachios. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60(48):11869-11876.
Enhancement of commercial antifungal agents by kojic acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Chang, P., Chan, K.L., Faria, N.G., Mahoney, N.E., Kim, Y., Martins, M.L., Campbell, B.C. 2012. Enhancement of activity of commercial antifungal agents by kojic acid. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 13:13867-13880. DOI:10.3390/ijms131113867.
Hull split and damaged almond volatiles attract male and female navel orangeworm moths     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Higbee, B.S., Gee, W.S., Merrill, G.B., Hayashi, J.M., Light, D.M. 2012. Hull split and damaged almond volatiles attract male and female navel orangeworm moths. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60(33):8090-8096.
Enhancement of antimycotic activity of amphotericin B by targeting the oxidative stress response of Candida and Cryptococcus with natural dihydroxybenzaldehydes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Faria, N.C., Martins, M., Chan, K.L., Campbell, B.C. 2012. Enhancement of antimycotic activity of amphotericin B by targeting the oxidative stress response of Candida and Cryptococcus with natural dihydroxybenzaldehydes. Frontiers in Microbiology. 3:261. DOI:10.3389/fmicb2012.00261
Targeting the oxidative stress response system of fungi with safe, redox-potent chemosensitizing agents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Chan, K.L., Faria, N.G., Campbell, B.C. 2012. Targeting the oxidative stress response system of fungi with safe, redox-potent chemosensitizing agents. Frontiers in Microbiology. 3:88.
Chemosensitization of plant pathogenic fungi to agricultural fungicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dzhavakhiya, V., Shcherbakova, L., Semina, J., Zhemchuzhina, N., Campbell, B.C. 2012. Chemosensitization of plant pathogenic fungi to agricultural fungicides. Frontiers in Microbiology. 3:87.
Chemosensitization as a means to augment commercial antifungal agents - (Review Article)
Campbell, B.C., Chan, K.L., Kim, J.H. 2012. Chemosensitization as a means to augment commercial antifungal agents. Frontiers in Microbiology. 3:79.
Addressing the complexity and diversity of agricultural plant volatiles: a call for the integration of laboratory- and field-based analyses     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Beck, J.J. 2012. Addressing the complexity and diversity of agricultural plant volatiles: a call for the integration of laboratory- and field-based analyses. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60(5):1153-1157.
Electroantennographic bioassay as a screening tool for host plant volatiles     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gee, W.S., Light, D.M., Beck, J.J. 2012. Electroantennogram bioassay as a screening tool for host plant volatiles. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 63:e3931.
Volatiles emissions from the flea beetle Altica litigata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) associated with invasive Ludwigia hexapetala     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carruthers, R.I., Franc, M.K., Gee, W.S., Cosse, A.A., Grewell, B.J., Beck, J.J. 2011. Volatiles emissions from the flea beetle Altica litigata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) associated with invasive Ludwigia hexapetala. Chemoecology. 21(4):253-259.
Antifungal activity of redox-active benzaldehydes that target cellular antioxidation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Chan, K.L., Mahoney, N.E., Campbell, B.C. 2011. Antifungal activity of redox-active benzaldehydes that target cellular antioxidation. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials. 10:23.DOI:10.1186/1476-0711-10-23.
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