Nematode Research


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Personnel

Tarek Hewezi
Assistant Professor
Plant Molecular Biology

Groups and Facilities


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UT Crops 
Statewide trials and management of corn, cotton, soybean, and small grains.


 

News

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

 

Recent Publications

Population distributions and densities of plant parasitic nematodes in Tennessee and Kentucky field crops.  Akinrinlola, R., and H. M. Kelly.  2019.  Phytopathology, 109 (9).

High Arctic nematode communities of northwest Greenland.  Bernard, E. C., S. M. Schaeffer, L. S. Taylor, G. Phillips, and J. M. Welker.  2019.  Journal of Nematology, Society of Nematologists Annual Meeting, July 7-10, 2019, Raleigh, NC.

Epigenetic Mechanisms in Nematode-Plant Interactions.  Hewezi, T.  2019.  Annual Review of Phytopathology, Volume 58, In press.

Genome reorganization of the GmSHMT gene family in soybean showed a lack of functional redundancy in resistance to soybean cyst nematode Lakhssassi, N., G. B. Patil, S. Piya, Z. Zhou, A. Baharlouei, M. A. Kassem, D. Lightfoot, T. Hewezi, A. Barakat, H. Nguyen, and K. Meksem.  2019.  Scientific Reports, 9, 1506.

Morphological and molecular characterisation of Hoplolaimus smokyensis n. sp. (Nematoda: Hoplolaimidae), a lance nematode from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA Ma, X., R. T. Robbins, E. C. Bernard, C. M. Holguin, and P. Agudelo.  2019.  Nematology, Vol. 21(9): 923-935.

Homeostasis in the soybean microRNA396GRF regulatory network is essential for productive soybean cyst nematode infections Noon, J. B., T. Hewezi, and T. J. Baum.  2019.  Journal of Experimental Botany,, 70:1653-1668.

Whole genome re-sequencing reveals the impact of copy number variants of the Rhg4 gene on broad-based resistance to soybean cyst nematode.  Patil G.B., N. Lakhssassi, J. Wan, L. Song, Z. Zhou, M. Klepadlo, T. D. Vuong, J. H. Rice, S. Piya, T. Hewezi, R. M. Stupar, and M. Meksem.  2019.  Plant Biotechnology Journal, 17:1595-1611.

Whole genome re-sequencing reveals the impact of copy number variants of the Rhg4 gene on broad-based resistance to soybean cyst nematode.  Patil G.B., N. Lakhssassi, T. D. Voung, J. Wan, M. Klepadlo, A. O. Stec, B. Valliyodan, T. Hewezi, R. M. Stupar, H. T. Nguyen, and K. Meksem.  2019.  Plant and Animal Genome XXVI Conference (W566). January 11-15. San Diego, CA, USA..

Canonical and noncanonical ethylene signaling pathways that regulate Arabidopsis susceptibility to the cyst nematode Heterodera schachtii.  Piya, S., B. M. Binder, and T. Hewezi.  2019.  New Phytologist, 221:946-959..

Retargeting of a defense protease by a nematode effector Pogorelko, G., P. Juvale, W. Rutter, M. Hütten, T. Maier, T. Hewezi, J. Paulus, R. van der Hoorn, F. Grundler, S. Siddique, O. Zabotina, and T. J. Baum.  2019.  The Plant Journal., 98:1000-1014.

Meta-analysis of the influence of agricultural intensification and urbanization on nematode diversity Pothula, S. K., P. Grewal, R. M. Augé, A. M. Saxton, and E. C. Bernard.  2019.  Journal of Nematology, e2019-11/51: 1-17.

Identification of introduced and stably inherited DNA methylation variants in soybean associated with soybean cyst nematode parasitism.  Rambani, A., V. R. Pantalone, S. Songnan, J. H. Rice, Q. Song, M. Mazarei, P. Arelli, K. Meksem, C. N. Stewart, Jr., and T. Hewezi.  2019.  New Phytologist,, Under review, manuscript # NPH-MS-2019-31631.