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Recent Publications

Evaluation of Floral Cuts on Eriophyid Mite Retention on Knock Out and Multiflora Rose Cuttings Solo, K., S. B. Collins, L. Schneider, M. R. Hajimorad, F. A. Hale, J. B. Wilkerson, A. S. Windham, and M. T. Windham.  2019.  Plant Health Progress, 20:83-87.

Evaluation of Rosa species accessions for resistance to eriophyid mites.  Solo, K., S. B. Collins, L. Schneider, M. R. Hajimorad, F. A. Hale, J. B. Wilkerson, A. S. Windham, D. Byrne, and M. T. Windham.  2019.  Journal of Environmental Horticulture, 37(4):108-112.

Rose Eriophyid Mites: an ecological study of Phyllocoptes fructiphilus Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidea), vector of rose rosette virus, and its relationship with Rosa species.  K. Solo  2018.  M.S. Thesis.

Rose Eriophyid Mites: an ecological study of Phyllocoptes fructiphilus Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidea), vector of rose rosette virus, and its relationship with Rosa species.  Katherine M. Solo  2018.  M.S. Thesis, University of Tennessee M.S. Thesis. 78 pp.

Biochemical and transcriptomic characterization of glycoside hydrolases in Thermobia domestica and Ctenolepisma longicaudata.  Mallipeddi, R.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Effects of a Floral Cut on the Retention of Eriophyid Mites on Rose Cuttings.  Solo, K., S. B. Collins, M. R. Hajimorad, F. A. Hale, J. B. Wilkerson, A. S. Windham, D. Byrne, and M. T. Windham.  2018.  American Society of Horticultural Scientists, Washington, D.C., July 30 - August 3, https://ashs.confex.com/ashs/2018/meetingapp.cgi/Person/31959.

Susceptibility of twospotted spider mites (Tetranychus urticae) to abamectin in Midsouth cotton Brown, S., et al., and S. D. Stewart.  2017.  Crop Protection, 98 (2017) 179-183.

Evaluation of Rose Cultivars for Resistance to Rose Rosette Disease Byrne, D., N. Anderson, T. Evans, S. B. Collins, B. England, K. Solo, A. S. Windham, F. A. Hale, and M. T. Windham.  2017.  VII International Symposium on Rose Research and Cultivation, Session 7, Poster 10, Angers, France, July 2-7. [Abstract]

A Simplified Technique for Counting Eriophyid Mites on Roses that are Endangered by Rose Rosette Disease Collins, S. B., K. Solo, A. S. Windham, F. A. Hale, Q. Cheng, and M. T. Windham.  2017.  VII International Symposium on Rose Research and Cultivation, Session 7, Poster 6, Angers, France, July 2-7. [Abstract]

An Abridged Technique to Determine Phyllocoptes fructiphilus Populations on Roses endangered by Rose Rosette Disease Collins, S. B., K. Solo, A. S. Windham, F. A. Hale, Q. Cheng, and M. T. Windham.  2017.  APS Annual Meeting, 458-P, San Antonio, TX, Aug 7.

Eriophyid Mite Populations found on Different Rosa Species Collins, S. B., Q. Cheng, B. England, K. Solo, F. A. Hale, A. S. Windham, D. Byrne, N. Anderson, and M. T. Windham.  2017.  VII International Symposium on Rose Research and Cultivation, Session 7, Poster 9, Angers, France, July 2-7. [Abstract]

Rosa species resistance to eriophyid mite populations Solo, K., S. B. Collins, Q. Cheng, B. England, F. A. Hale, A. S. Windham, D. Byrne, N. Anderson, and M. T. Windham.  2017.  APS Annual Meeting, 627-P, San Antonio, TX, Aug 8.