Mildew Research

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


Recent Publications

First report of powdery mildew on rescuegrass (Bromus catharticus) caused by Blumeria graminis in Tennessee Klingeman, W. E., E. C. Bernard, S. Boggess, G. M. Pietsch, J. T. Brosnan, and R. N. Trigiano.  2018.  Plant Disease, 102(2):449.

First report of powdery mildew caused by Golovinomyces spadiceus on green and gold (Chrysogonum virginianum) in the United States Trigiano, R. N., S. L. Boggess, and E. C. Bernard.  2018.  Plant Disease.

Evaluating variable-rate, laser-guided sprayer performance and powdery mildew control in Cornus florida Cherokee Princess.  Fulcher, A., J. McHugh, R. Collier, H. Zhu, W. Yeary, W. C. Wright, S. Xiacun, F. Collier, and D. W. Lockwood.  2017.  HortScience.

Quantitative trait loci associated with resistance to powdery mildew in Cornus florida.  Lipi, P. M., M. T. Mmbaga, G. Meru, G. Zhang, L. Mackasmiel, X. Wang, P. A. Wadl, and R. N. Trigiano.  2017.  Scientia Hort, Sci. Hort. 226:322-326.

Genetic diversity and population characterization of Erysiphe pulchra, the causal agent of dogwood powdery mildew, from the eastern United States Wyman, C. R., S. Boggess, D. Hadziabdic, T. Rinehart, A. S. Windham, P. A. Wadl, and R. N. Trigiano.  2017.  APS Annual Meeting, 559-P, San Antonio, TX, Aug 8.

Population structure of Peronospora effusa in the southwestern USA Lyon, R., J. Correll, C. Feng, B. Bluhm, S. Shrestha, A. Shi, and K. H. Lamour.  2016.  PlosOne. [Abstract]

Appalachian Joy: A supernumery white-bracted cultivar of Cornus florida with powdery mildew resistance.  Trigiano, R. N., A. S. Windham, M. T. Windham, and P. A. Wadl.  2016.  HortScience, 51(5):592-594.

First report of powdery mildew on whorled sunflower (Helianthus verticillatus) caused by Golovinomyces cichoracearum Trigiano, R. N., E. C. Bernard, D. Hadziabdic, A. J. Dattilo, and P. A. Wadl.  2016.  Plant Disease, 100(5):1017.

First report of powdery mildew on henbit (Lamium amplexicaule) and dead-nettle (L. purpureum) caused by NeoŽrysiphe galeopsidis in the southern United States Trigiano, R. N., E. C. Bernard, M. T. Windham, A. S. Windham, T. P. Edwards, and S. L. Boggess.  2016.  Plant Disease, 100 (11): 2332.

Ornamental Disease Update - Downy Mildews, Rose Rosette, Boxwood Blight Windham, A. S.  2016.  EPP Info Note 461, Jan 2016.

Pumpkin powdery mildew control as affected by method of application, 2014.  Bost, S. C., and B. S. Fisher.  2015.  Plant Disease Management Reports.

Population Structure of Late Blight (Phytophthora infestans) in Colombia and Ecuador and Downy Mildew (Peronospora farinosa f. sp. spinaciae) on Spinach in Arizona and California.  Lyon, R.  2015.  M.S. Thesis.