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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genetics of the Pathogen-Host-Vector Interaction in Selected Vegetable Crops

Location: Vegetable Crops Research Unit

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

Environmental niche and temperature impact the role of Salmonella enterica diguanylate cyclases in plant colonization - (Abstract Only)
Cowles, K.N., Willis, D.K., Barak, J.D. 2013. Environmental niche and temperature impact the role of Salmonella enterica diguanylate cyclases in plant colonization [abstract]. Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phage.
Development and validation of quantitative polymerase chain reaction protocols targeting the ‘L’, ‘M’, and ‘S’ ribonucleic acid of Soybean vein necrosis virus - (Abstract Only)
Smith, D.L., Groves, C.L., Fritz, C., Willis, D.K. 2013. Development and validation of quantitative polymerase chain reaction protocols targeting the ‘L’, ‘M’, and ‘S’ ribonucleic acid of Soybean vein necrosis virus [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society. Paper No. 399-P.
Expression of germin-like protein genes in response to Sclerotinia homoeocarpa infection - (Abstract Only)
Rioux, R., Willis, D.K., Bent, A., Kerns, J. 2013. Expression of germin-like protein genes in response to Sclerotinia homoeocarpa infection [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society. Paper No. 709-P.
The type III secreted effector DspE is required early in Solanum tuberosum leaf infection by Pectobacterium carotovorum to elicit cell death, and requires Wx(3-6)D/E motifs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hogan, C.S., Mole, B.M., Grant, S.R., Willis, D.K., Charkowski, A.0. 2013. The type III secreted effector DspE is required early in Solanum tuberosum leaf infection by Pectobacterium carotovorum to elicit cell death, and requires Wx(3-6)D/E motifs. PLoS One. Available: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0065534.
First report of soybean vein necrosis disease caused by soybean vein necrosis-associated virus in Wisconsin and Iowa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, D.L., Fritz, C., Watson, Q., Willis, D.K., German, T.L., Phibbs, A., Mueller, D., Dittman, J.D., Saalau-Rojas, E., Whitham, S.A. 2013. First report of soybean vein necrosis disease caused by soybean vein necrosis-associated virus in Wisconsin and Iowa. Plant Disease. 97(5):693.
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