Oomycete Research

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Kurt H. Lamour
Molecular Epidemiology

Groups and Facilities

(2 mentions)

Phytophthora Plant Pathogens 
Soybeans, vegetables, the Irish potato blight, and Sudden Oak Death.


Recent Publications

The long way to direct virulence classification of economically biotropic oomycetes O. Spring, D. Gomez-Zeledon, D. Hadziabdic Guerry, R. N. Trigiano, M. Thines, and A. Lebeda.  2018.  Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 37(6):.

Genome sequence resource for the oomycete taro pathogen Phytophthora colocasiae Vetukuri, R., S. Kushwaha, D. Sen, S. Whisson, K. H. Lamour, and L. Grenville-Briggs.  2018.  Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions.

A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation on Pest Suppression and Yield of Horticultural Crops Shresta, Utsala, R. M. Augé, and D. M. Butler.  2016.  Frontiers in Plant Science. [Abstract]

The Top 10 oomycete pathogens in molecular plant pathology.  Kamoun, S., O. Furzer, J. Jones, H. Judelson, G. Ali, J. Hulvey, K. H. Lamour, and F. Govers.  2015.  Molecular Plant Pathology.

Loss of heterozygosity drives clonal diversity of Phytophthora capsici in China Hu, J., Y. Diao, Y. Zhou, D. Lin, Y. Bi, R. T. Trout Fryxell, X. Liu, and K. H. Lamour.  2014.  PLoS One, 8(12): e82691. [Abstract]

PCR amplification of SNP loci from crude DNA for large-scale genotyping of oomycetes.  Hu, J., R. Lyon, Y. Zhou, and K. H. Lamour.  2013.  Mycologia.

Oomycetes baited from streams in Tennessee 2010–2012 Shrestha, S., Y. Zhou, and K. H. Lamour.  2013.  Mycologia, Mycologia, 105(6), 2013, pp. 1516–1523. DOI: 10.3852/13-010.

Genetic diversity of Phytophthora capsici isolates from pepper and pumpkin in Argentina.  Gobena, D., Roig, J., Galmarini, C., Hulvey, J., and K. H. Lamour.  2012.  Mycologia, 104: 102-107. [Abstract]

Genome Sequencing and Mapping Reveal Loss of Heterozygosity as a Mechanism for Rapid Adaptation in the Vegetable Pathogen Phytophthora capsici Lamour, K. H., J. Mudge, D. Gobena, O. Hurtado-Gonzales, J. Schmutz, A. Kuo, N. A. Miller, B. J. Rice, R. Donahoo, A. Savidor, and D. Storey.  2012.  Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions, 25: 1350-1360. [Abstract]

The oomycete broad-host-range pathogen Phytophthora capsici Lamour, K. H., Stam, R., Jupe, J., and Huitema, E..  2012.  Molecular Plant Pathology, 13: 329-337.

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

Genetic diversity of the pepper pathogen Phytophthora capsici on farms in the Amazonian high jungle of Peru.  Hulvey, J., O. Hurtado-Gonzales, L. Aragon-Caballero, D. Gobena, D. Storey, L. Finley, and K. H. Lamour.  2011.  American Journal of Plant Sciences, 2:461-466. [Abstract]