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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.


The Road to Soybean Cyst Nematode Resistance, 2/7/2014


Recent Publications

Plant-parasitic nematodes.  Bernard, E. C., and J. P. Noe.  2017.  Plant Pathology - Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Ownley, B. H. and Trigiano, R. N. (eds.) CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Mining the transcriptome of root-lesion nematode Pratylenchus brachyurus for effector candidates.  Lopes-Caitar, V., R. Nomura, L. C. Nascimento, P. Agudelo, W. P. Dias, T. Hewezi, and F. C. Marcelino-Guimarăes.  2017.  International Plant & Animal Genome XXV, January 14–18, 2017, San Diego, CA, USA.

Development of ‘Ellis’ Soybean with High Soymeal Protein, Resistance to Stem Canker, Southern Root Knot Nematode, and Frogeye Leaf Spot.  Pantalone, V. R., C. Smallwood, and B. D. Fallen.  2017.  Journal of Plant Registrations, 11:250-255.

Development of ‘Ellis’ soybean with high soymeal protein, resistance to stem canker, southern root knot nematode, and frogeye leaf spot.  Pantalone, V. R., C. Smallwood, and B. D. Fallen.  2017.  World Soybean Research Conference 10, Poster completed and displayed in Plant Biotechnology Bldg. Conference cancelled due to Hurricane Irma.

Nematicidal Activity and Saponin Concentration of Chenopod Extracts Batson, E. K., and T. Kouser.  2016.  Proceedings of the International Science and Engineering Fair, Phoenix, AR. 08/08/16-05/08/16.

Nematode Colonization of Newly Exposed Land Surfaces.  Bernard, E. C.  2016.  Journal of Nematology.

First Report of a Dorylaimid Nematode from the Intestine of a Millipede (Diplopoda).  Bernard, E. C., and G. Phillips.  2016.  Journal of Nematology.

Effectiveness of Entomopathogenic Nematode-Induced Systemic Resistance against Pests and Pathogens of Tobacco and Soybeans in Tennessee.  Ferguson, J.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Communication of sedentary plant-parasitic nematodes with their host plants. In: How plants communicate with their biotic environment.  Hewezi, T., and T. J. Baum.  2016.  Guillaume Becard (Ed), Advances in Botanical Research Series, Volume 82, Elsevier..

Global genome-wide DNA methylation patterns induced by the beet cyst nematode Heterodera schachtii in Arabidopsis roots.  Hewezi, T., L. Lane, S. Piya, A. Rambani, J. H. Rice, and M. E. Staton.  2016.  XXVII International Congress of Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions;, July 17–21, 2016, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Arabidopsis miR827 mediates post-transcriptional gene silencing of its ubiquitin E3 ligase target gene in the syncytium of the cyst nematode Heterodera schachtii to enhance susceptibility.  Hewezi, T., S. Piya, M. Qi, M. Balasubramaniam, J. H. Rice, and T. J. Baum.  2016.  The Plant Journal, 88: 179–192..

2015 Soybean Disease and Nematode Ratings and Yields.  Kelly, H. M.  2016.  W369 UT Extension Publication.