Fungus Research

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Ecoimmunology with a Frog Fungus Focus, 9/23/2015



Research Spotlight | Managing Target Spot in Cotton and Soybeans, 11/15/2017

5 Things You Didnít Know about Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, 5/6/2017


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Dogwood Patent 
Dr. Mark Windham of University of Tennessee AgResearch discusses research into protecting dogwood trees.


Recent Publications

Bioactive natural products in plant disease control Gwinn, K. D.  2018.  Studies in Natural Product Chemistry, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Vol. 56: Copyright: © Elsevier 2018 Published: 1st February 2018 Elsevier Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman. [Abstract]

Dogwood anthracnose: the story continues Trigiano, R. N., D. Hadziabdic, K. Mantooth, M. T. Windham, B. H. Ownley, M. E. Staton, S. Miller, and N. Zhang.  2018.  Acta Horticulturae, 1191: 77-82. [Abstract]

Identification of a locus in maize controlling response to a host-selective toxin derived from Cochliobolus heterostrophus, causal agent of Southern Leaf Blight Xiaodong, X., B. A. Olukolu, Q. Yang, and P. J. Balint-Kurti.  2018.  Theoretical Applied Genetics. [Abstract]

White-nose syndrome fungus, Pseudogymnoascus destructans, on bats captured emerging from caves during winter in the southeastern United States.  Bernard, R. F., E. V. Willcox, K. L. Parise, J. F. Foster, and G. F. McCracken.  2017.  BMC Zoology.

Thousand Cankers Disease: Virulence of Geosmithia morbida isolates and potential alternative vectors of the fungus.  Chahal, Karandeep  2017.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Efficacy of methyl bromide and sulfuryl flouride against the oak wilt fungus in logs.  Seabright, K., A. Yang, M. Furtado, J. Juzwik, S. W. Myers, and A. M. Taylor.  2017.  Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Outreach annual conference.

Populus trichocarpa encodes small, effector-like secreted proteins that are highly induced during mutualistic symbiosis X. Yang, P. Ranjan, et al.  2017.  Scientific Reports, volume 7, Article number: 382 (2017). [Abstract]

Prevalence and localized impact of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana on kudzu bug (Megacopta cribraria) in Eastern Tennessee Britt, K. E., J. F. Grant, G. J. Wiggins, and S. D. Stewart.  2016.  Journal of Entomological Science, Volume 51(4): 321-324.

Association of DRD2 with Gr owth and Performance Traits in Cattle Grazing Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue Jennings, K., C. J. Kojima, S. Pratt, and C. Burnett.  2016.  Journal of Animal Science, Vol. 94 Suppl. 1. [Abstract]

The effect of endophyte infected tall fescue and isoflavones on rumen microbial populations and beef cattle production in Tennessee Melchior, E. A., J. T. Mulliniks, G. E. Bates, J. Smith, and P. Myer.  2016.  UT Beef and Forage Center Graduate Research and Poster Symposium, UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting. Knoxville, TN. [Abstract]

Fighting Fungus: Diseases of Switchgrass.  Ownley, B. H., S. Collins, M. E. Dee, O. Fajolu, and A. Vu.  2016.  Pages 38-43 in: Auburn Speaks: On Biofuels in the Southeast, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 226 pp.

Oomycota: Fungus-like organisms.  Trigiano, R. N., O. Spring, A. S. Windham, R. E. Baird, S. N. Jeffers, and K. H. Lamour.  2016.  Book, Pp. 137-153. In: Ownley, B. H. and R. N. Trigiano (Eds.). Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Third edition.