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Recent Publications

First report of basal drop and white mold on lettuce, broccoli and mustard caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in Tennessee, USA Shrestha, U., K. J. Swilling, D. M. Butler, and B. H. Ownley.  2018.  Plant Disease.

Population structure of the obligate biotroph Peronospora tabacina, the cause of blue mold of tobacco.  Hadziabdic, D., P. A. Wadl, F. Runge, J. Ristaino, O. Spring, and R. N. Trigiano.  2015.  The American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Pasadena, CA (August 2015).

Effect of hemicellulose extraction on water absorption and mold susceptibility of wood-plastic composites.  Hosseinaei, O, S. Wang, A. M. Taylor, and J-W. Kim.  2012.  International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 71:29-35.

Eastern redcedar included sapwood: Resistance to mold and termites under laboratory conditions.  Kose, C, and A. M. Taylor.  2012.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP12-10765.

Evaluation of mold and termite resistance of included sapwood in eastern redcedar.  Kose, C, and A. M. Taylor.  2012.  Wood and Fiber Science 44(3):319-324.

Investigation of Phytophthora species: Phytophthora colocasiae on Taro and Phytophthora Recovered from Streams in Eastern Tennessee.  Shrestha, S.  2012.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Effect of hemicellulose extraction on physical/mechanical properties and mold susceptibility of flakeboard.  Hosseinaei, O., S. Wang, T. G. Rials, C. Xing, A. M. Taylor, and S.S. Kelley.  2011.  Forest Products Journal, 61(1):31-37.

Evaluation of gray mold and Verticillium wilt on strawberry cultivars grown in high tunnel vs. open field environments, 2010.  Inglis, D. A., B. Gundersen, C. Miles, J. Roozen, R. Wallace, A. L. Wszelaki, and T. Walters.  2011.  Plant Disease Management Reports, 5:SMF047.

Workshop - Profile knife grinding, molder set-up and operation.  Taylor, A. M.  2011.  FWF Update Newsletter, April.

Vulvar pythiosis in two captive camels (Camelus dromedarius) Videla, R., S. R. Van Amstel, S. H. O'Neil, S. Newman, R. Vilela, and L. Mendoza.  2011.  Medical Mycology. [Abstract]

Controlled Water Aging and Mold Susceptibility of Wood-Plastic Composites by Hemicellulose Extraction of Wood Flour.  Omid Hosseinaei, S. Wang, A. M. Taylor, and T. G. Rials.  2010.  11th Annual Biocomposites Conference (poster).

Management- Molds, Mildews and Blights, Oh My!.  Toler, H. D.  2010.  UT Factsheet.