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Kimberly D. Gwinn
Associate Professor
Plant Pathology

Mohammad R. (Reza) Hajimorad
Associate Professor
Plant viruses

Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Associate Professor
Insect physiology and molecular pathology

Lori D. Osburn
Greenhouse Manager
Greenhouse Manager

Susan Lynne (Sue) Hamilton

Groups and Facilities

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Weed Diagnostics Center 
Diagnostic testing services for weeds of crop and non-cropland systems including turfgrass, ornamentals, and utility rights of way.


Recent Publications

Phenotyping strategies to enhance peanut drought tolerance and molecular markers for crop improvement' Jyostna M. Devi, T.R. Sinclair, V.Vadez, A. Shekoofa, N. Puppala.  Jyostna D. Mura  2017.  A Book Chapter-Genomics Assisted Breeding of Crops for Abiotic Stress Tolerance, Volume 2 Springer, in press.

Isolation and identification of the proteins contributing to nanoparticle formation in English ivy (Hedera helix).  Burris, J.N., S. Lenaghan, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  World Congress on In Vitro Biology SIVB, San Diego, CA.

Basic and Applied Research: Entomopathogenic Bacteria Glare, T., J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and M. O'Callaghan.  2016.  Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pests: from theory to practice, Chapter IV Lerry Lacey, Editor Academic Press.

Insect identification sources.  Hale, F. A.  2016.  EPP 468, UT Extension.

Crape myrtle bark scale and Japanese maple scale identification and control.  Hale, F. A.  2016.  EPP 471, UT Extension.

Soybean kinome: identification and functional classification.  Hewezi, T.  2016.  Biennial Conference of the Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Soybean., August 7-10, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Computational Identification of Terpene Synthase Genes and Their Evolutionary Analysis.  Jia, Q  2016.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Genome-wide identification, annotation and expression profile analysis of SnRK2 gene family in grapevine Jinyi Liu, N. Chen, Z. Cheng, and J. Xiong.  2016.  Australian J. Grape Wine Res..

Specificity determinants for Cry insecticidal proteins: Insights from their mode of action Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and N. Crickmore.  2016.  Journal of Invertebrate Pathology.

Genome wide identification and expression analysis of apple ASR gene family in response to Alternaria alternata f. sp. mali. Genome Kaihui Huang, Y. Zhong, Y. Li, Z. Cheng, and Z. Cheng.  2016.  Genome, 59(10): 866-878,.

Identification of host bacterial factors Induced during experimental infection of dairy cows with Staphylococcus aureus.  Kerro Dego, O., P. A. Pacha-Becerra, B. E. Gillespie, and R. A. Almeida.  2016.  Proceedings of Comparative & Experimental Medicine and Public Health Research Symposium, p 6, May 23.

Identification and Characterization of Virulence Factors of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Cases of Bovine Mastitis.  Kerro Dego, O., R. A. Almeida, B. E. Gillespie, and S. P. Oliver.  2016.  Proceedings of NMC 55th Annual Meeting, p 164, January 31 February 2, Glendale, Arizona.