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 Didn’t 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. 56:229-246. Copyright: © Elsevier 2018 Published: 1st February 2018 Elsevier Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman. [Abstract]

Hellbender antimicrobial peptide inhibition of chytrid fungus.  Hardman, R. H., K. Irwin, W. Sutton, K. Oziminski, L. A. Rollins-Smith, L. K. Reinert, and D. L. Miller.  2018.  Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Rochester, NY..

Hellbender skin antimicrobial peptides show variable inhibition against chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.  Hardman, R. H., K. Oziminshi, L. K. Reinert, L. Rollins-Smith, K. J. Irwin, and D. L. Miller.  2018.  67th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association, St Augustine, Florida, USA.

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]

The rice terpene synthase gene OsTPS19 functions as an (S)-limonene synthase in planta and its overexpression leads to enhanced resistance to the blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae X. J. Chen, H. Chen, J. S. Yuan, T. G. Köllner, Y. Y. Chen, Y. F. Guo, X. F. Zhuang, X. Chen, Y. J. Zhang, J. Y. Fu, A. Nebenführ, and F. Chen.  2018.  Plant Biotechnology Journal, 16(10):1778-1787. [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]

Survival of the oak wilt fungus in logs fumigated with sulfuryl fluoride and methyl bromide.  Yang, A., K. Seabright, J. Juzwik, S. Myers, and A. M. Taylor.  2018.  Forest Products Journal.

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.