Phytophthora Research

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Kurt H. Lamour
Molecular Epidemiology

Groups and Facilities

(3 mentions)

Phytophthora Plant Pathogens 
Soybeans, vegetables, the Irish potato blight, and Sudden Oak Death.


Recent Publications

Dynamic Extreme Aneuploidy (DEA) in the vegetable pathogen Phytophthora capsici and the potential for rapid asexual evolution Hu, J., S. Shrestha, Y. Zhou, J. Mudge, X. Liu, and K. H. Lamour.  2020.  PLOS ONE. [Abstract]

Virulence phenotypes on chili pepper for Phytophthora capsici isolates from Michoacán, Mexico Reyes-Tena, A., A. Castro-Rocha, and K. H. Lamour.  2019.  HORTSCIENCE. [Abstract]

Genome sequence data of six isolates of Phytophthora capsici from Mexico Reyes-Tena, A., and K. H. Lamour.  2019.  MPMI. [Abstract]

Population structure and fungicide sensitivity of Phytophthora capsici in Tennessee.  Siegenthaler, T, and Z. R. Hansen.  2019.  American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting.

Sample Budgets for Large-scale Bell Pepper Operations and the Impact of Phytophthora Blight on Farm Revenue and Costs, 2019.  Velandia, M., A. L. Wszelaki, Z. R. Hansen, F. A. Hale, S. A. Smith, J. Moore, and A. Ahles.  2019.  University of Tennessee Extension Publication. July, W831.

Challenges and strategies for breeding resistance in Capsicum annuum to the multifarious pathogen, Phytophthora capsici Barchenger, D., K. H. Lamour, and P. Bosland.  2018.  Frontiers Plant Science.

Genome sequence resource for the oomycete taro pathogen Phytophthora colocasiae Vetukuri, R., S. Kushwaha, D. Sen, S. Whisson, K. H. Lamour, and L. Grenville-Briggs.  2018.  Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions.

Intra- and intergenomic variation of ploidy and clonality characterize Phytophthora capsici on Capsicum sp. in Taiwan​​ D. Barchenger, K. H. Lamour, Z. M., Sheu,, and S. Shrestha et al..  2017.  Mycological Progress. [Abstract]

Genetic diversity of Phytophthora capsici recovered from Massachusetts between 1997 and 2014 Rocha, A., J. Hulvey, R. Wick, and S. Shrestha et al..  2017.  Mycological Progress. [Abstract]

Phytophthora colocasiae from Vietnam, China, Hawaii and Nepal: intra- and inter-genomic variations in ploidy and a long-lived, diploid Hawaiian lineage Shrestha, S, H. M. Kelly, K. H. Lamour, et al.  2017.  Mycological Progress. [Abstract]

Genetic analysis of field populations of the plant pathogens Cercospora sojina, Corynespora cassiicola and Phytophthora colocasiae.  Shrestha, S. K.  2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

An initial assessment of genetic diversity for Phytophthora capsici in Northern and Central Mexico Castro-Rocha, A., S. Shrestha, R. Lyon, G. L. Grimaldo-Pantoja, J. P. Flores-Marges, J. Valero-Galván, M. Aguirre-Ramírez, P. Osuna-Ávila, N. Gómez-Dorantes, G. Ávila-Quezada, S. Fernández-Pavía, and K. H. Lamour.  2016.  Mycological Progress.