Biointeractions and Crop Protection

TitleBiointeractions and Crop Protection
TypeScience Department
InstituteRothamsted Research
HeadLin Field
Executive AssistantSheila Bishop

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Digest: Plant-pathogen coevolution extends to shifts in plant breeding systems

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Hawkins, N. J. 2019. Digest: Plant-pathogen coevolution extends to shifts in plant breeding systems. Evolution.

Two common invertebrate predators show varying responses to different types of sentinel prey in a mesocosm study

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Cook, S. M. and Greenop, A. 2019. Two common invertebrate predators show varying responses to different types of sentinel prey in a mesocosm study. Journal of Applied Entomology.

MSH2 is required for obligate crossover formation in wheat

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences

Ogle, D., Desjardins, S., Gutterman, I., Simmonds, J., Uauy, C., Kanyuka, K. and Higgins, J. D. 2019. MSH2 is required for obligate crossover formation in wheat. The Plant and Animal Genome XXVII Conference (PAG). San Diego, CA, USA 12 Jan 2019

Sampling for disease absence-deriving informed monitoring from epidemic traits

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Bourhis, Y., Gottwald, T.R., Lopez-Ruiz, F.J., Patarapuwadol, S. and Van Den Bosch, F. 2019. Sampling for disease absence-deriving informed monitoring from epidemic traits. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 461, pp. 8-16.

A loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for rapid and specific detection of airborne inoculum of Uromyces betae (sugar beet rust)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Kaczmarek, A. M., King, K. M., West, J. S., Stevens, M., Sparkes, D. and Dickinson, M. 2019. A loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for rapid and specific detection of airborne inoculum of Uromyces betae (sugar beet rust). Plant Disease.

The factors driving evolved herbicide resistance at a national scale

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Hicks, H., Comont, D., Coutts, S. R., Crook, L., Hull, R. I., Norris, K., Neve, P., Childs, D. Z. and Freckleton, R. 2018. The factors driving evolved herbicide resistance at a national scale. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2, pp. 529-536.

Abstracts of Presentations at ICPP2018: Using virulence mutants to Identify Avr genes in the wheat stem rust fungus, Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici

Conference poster

Upadhyaya, N. M., Ortiz, D., Chen, J., Ellis, J., Li, F., Mago, R., Kanyuka, K., Figueroa, M., Park, R. F. and Dodds, P. 2018. Abstracts of Presentations at ICPP2018: Using virulence mutants to Identify Avr genes in the wheat stem rust fungus, Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici. International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP) 2018. Boston, USA 29 Jul 2018 Amer Phytopathological Soc.

Insect population trends and the IUCN Red List process

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Fox, R., Harrower, C.A., Bell, J. R., Shortall, C. R., Middlebrook, I. and Wilson, R.J. 2018. Insect population trends and the IUCN Red List process. Journal of Insect Conservation.

Identification and functional analysis of two P450 enzymes of Gossypium hirsutum involved in DMNT and TMTT biosynthesis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Liu, D., Huang, X., Jing, W., An, X., Zhang, Q., Zhang, H., Zhou, J-J., Zhang, Y. and Guo, Y. 2018. Identification and functional analysis of two P450 enzymes of Gossypium hirsutum involved in DMNT and TMTT biosynthesis. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 16 (2), pp. 581-590.

Odorant receptors and odorant-binding proteins as insect pest control targets: a comparative analysis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Venthur, H. and Zhou, J-J. 2018. Odorant receptors and odorant-binding proteins as insect pest control targets: a comparative analysis. Frontiers in Physiology. 9, p. 01163.

Fungal G-protein-coupled receptors: mediators of pathogenesis and targets for disease control

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Brown, N. A., Schrevens, S., Van Dijck, P. and Goldman, G. H. 2018. Fungal G-protein-coupled receptors: mediators of pathogenesis and targets for disease control. Nature Microbiology. 3 (4), pp. 402-414.

Using epidemiological principles to explain fungicide resistance management tactics: why do mixtures outperform alternations?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Elderfield, J. A. D., Lopez-Ruiz, F. J., Van Den Bosch, F. and Cunniffe, N. J. 2018. Using epidemiological principles to explain fungicide resistance management tactics: why do mixtures outperform alternations? Phytopathology. 108 (7), pp. 803-817.

Stress and sexual reproduction affect the dynamics of the wheat pathogen effector AvrStb6 and strobilurin resistance

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Kema, G. H. J., Mirzadi Gohari, A., Aouini, L., Gibriel, H. A. Y., Ware, S. B., Van Den Bosch, F., Manning-Smith, R., Alonso Chavez, V., Helps, J., Ben M’Barek, S., Mehrabi, R., Diaz-Trujillo, C., Zamani, E., Schouten, H. J., Van Der Lee, T. A. J., Waalwijk, C., de Waard, M. A., de Wit, P. J. G. M., Verstappen, E. C. P., Thomma, B. P. H. J., Meijer, H. J. G. and Seidl, M.l F. 2018. Stress and sexual reproduction affect the dynamics of the wheat pathogen effector AvrStb6 and strobilurin resistance. Nature Genetics. 50 (3), pp. 375-380.

Sensilla Morphology and Complex Expression Pattern of Odorant Binding Proteins in the Vetch Aphid Megoura viciae (Hemiptera: Aphididae)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Bruno, D., Grossi, G., Salvia, R., Scala, A., Farina, D., Grimaldi, A., Zhou, J-J., Bufo, S. A., Vogel, H., Grosse-Wilde, E., Hansson, B. S. and Falabella, P. 2018. Sensilla Morphology and Complex Expression Pattern of Odorant Binding Proteins in the Vetch Aphid Megoura viciae (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Frontiers in Physiology. 9 (777).

Identifying when it is financially beneficial to increase or decrease fungicide dose as resistance develops

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Van Den Bosch, F., Lopez-Ruiz, F., Oliver, R., Paveley, N., Helps, J. and Van Den Berg, F. 2018. Identifying when it is financially beneficial to increase or decrease fungicide dose as resistance develops. Plant Pathology. 67 (3), pp. 549-560.

Expressional and functional comparisons of two general odorant binding proteins in Agrotis ipsilon

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Huang, G-Z., Liu, J-T., Zhou, J-J., Wang, Q., Dong, J-Z., Zhang, Y-J., Li, X-C., Li, J. and Gu, S-H. 2018. Expressional and functional comparisons of two general odorant binding proteins in Agrotis ipsilon. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 98 (July), pp. 34-47.

Suitability of brachiaria grass as a trap crop for management of Chilo partellus

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Cheruiyot, D., Midega, C. A.O., Van Den Berg, J., Pickett, J. A. and Khan, Z. R. 2018. Suitability of brachiaria grass as a trap crop for management of Chilo partellus. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 166 (2), pp. 139-148.

Identification of novel bioinspired synthetic mosquito repellents by combined ligand-based screening and OBP-structure-based molecular docking

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Thireou, T., Kythreoti, G., Tsitsanou, K. E., Koussis, K., Drakou, C. E., Kinnersley, J., Kröber, T., Guerin, P. M., Zhou, J-J., Iatrou, K., Eliopoulos, E. and Zographos, S. E. 2018. Identification of novel bioinspired synthetic mosquito repellents by combined ligand-based screening and OBP-structure-based molecular docking. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 98 (July), pp. 48-61.

Rothamsted Long-term experiments : guide to the classical and other long-term experiments, datasets and sample archive

E - Books edited/written by staff member, alone/with others

Macdonald, A. J., Poulton, P. R., Clark, I. M., Scott, T., Glendining, M. J., Perryman, S. A. M., Storkey, J., Bell, J. R., Shield, I. F., Mcmillan, V. E. and Hawkins, J. M. B. Macdonald, A. J. (ed.) 2018. Rothamsted Long-term experiments : guide to the classical and other long-term experiments, datasets and sample archive. Rothamsted Research, Harpenden.

Non‐target site SDHI resistance is present as standing genetic variation in field populations of Zymoseptoria tritici

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Yamashita, M. and Fraaije, B. A. 2018. Non‐target site SDHI resistance is present as standing genetic variation in field populations of Zymoseptoria tritici. Pest Management Science. 74 (3), pp. 672-681.

The tethered flight technique as a tool for studying life‐history strategies associated with migration in insects

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Minter, M., Pearson, A. J., Lim, K. S., Wilson, K., Chapman, J. W. and Jones, C. M. 2018. The tethered flight technique as a tool for studying life‐history strategies associated with migration in insects. Ecological Entomology. 43 (4).

A climate-adapted push-pull system effectively controls fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J E Smith), in maize in East Africa

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Midega, C. A. O., Pittchar, J. O., Pickett, J. A., Hailu, G. W. and Khan, Z. R. 2018. A climate-adapted push-pull system effectively controls fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J E Smith), in maize in East Africa. Crop Protection. 105, pp. 10-15.

Measuring the effectiveness of management interventions at regional scales by integrating ecological monitoring and modelling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Freckleton, R. P., Hicks, H. L., Comont, D., Crook, L., Hull, R. I., Neve, P. and Childs, D. Z. 2018. Measuring the effectiveness of management interventions at regional scales by integrating ecological monitoring and modelling. Pest Management Science. 74 (10), pp. 2287-2295.

Auxin molecular field maps define AUX1 selectivity: many auxin herbicides are not substrates

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Hoyerova, K., Hosek, P., Quareshy, M., Li, J., Klima, P., Kubes, M., Yemm, A. A., Neve, P., Tripathi, A., Bennett, M. J. and Napier, R. M. 2018. Auxin molecular field maps define AUX1 selectivity: many auxin herbicides are not substrates. New Phytologist. 217 (4), pp. 1625-1639.

Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assays for rapid detection of Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot of brassicas)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

King, K. M., Krivova, V., Canning, G. G. M., Hawkins, N. J., Kaczmarek, A. M., Perryman, S. A. M., Dyer, P. S., Fraaije, B. A. and West, J. S. 2018. Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assays for rapid detection of Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot of brassicas). Plant Pathology. 67 (1), pp. 167-174.

Predisposition of forests to biotic disturbance: Predicting the distribution of Acute Oak Decline using environmental factors

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Brown, N., Vanguelova, E., Parnell, S., Broadmeadow, S. and Denman, S. 2018. Predisposition of forests to biotic disturbance: Predicting the distribution of Acute Oak Decline using environmental factors. Forest Ecology and Management. 407 (Supplement C), pp. 145-154.

Ensembl Genomes 2018: an integrated omics infrastructure for non-vertebrate species

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Kersey, P. J., Allen, J. E., Allot, A., Barba, M., Boddu, S., Bolt, B. J., Carvalho-Silva, D., Christensen, M., Davis, P., Grabmueller, C., Kumar, N., Liu, Z., Maurel, T., Moore, B., Mcdowall, M. D., Maheswari, U., Naamati, G., Newman, V., Ong, C. K., Paulini, M., Pedro, H., Perry, E., Russell, M., Sparrow, H., Tapanari, E., Taylor, K., Vullo, A., Williams, G., Zadissia, A., Olson, A., Stein, J., Wei, S., Tello-Ruiz, M., Ware, D., Luciani, A., Potter, S., Finn, R. D., Urban, M., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Bolser, D. M., De Silva, N., Howe, K. L., Langridge, N., Maslen, G., Staines, D. M. and Yates, A. 2018. Ensembl Genomes 2018: an integrated omics infrastructure for non-vertebrate species. Nucleic Acids Research. 46 (D1), pp. D802-D808.

Characterization of an antimicrobial and phytotoxic ribonuclease secreted by the fungal wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Kettles, G. J., Bayon, C., Sparks, C. A., Canning, G., Kanyuka, K. and Rudd, J. J. 2018. Characterization of an antimicrobial and phytotoxic ribonuclease secreted by the fungal wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. New Phytologist. 217 (1), pp. 320-331.

Opportunities and challenges for harvest weed seed control in global cropping systems

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Walsh, M. J., Broster, J. C., Schwartz-Lazaro, L. M., Norsworthy, J. K., Davis, A. S., Tidemann, B. D., Beckie, H. J., Lyon, D. J., Soni, N., Neve, P. and Bagavathiannan, M. V 2018. Opportunities and challenges for harvest weed seed control in global cropping systems. Pest Management Science. 74, pp. 2235-2245.

Glyphosate resistance and EPSPS gene duplication: convergent evolution in multiple plant species

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Patterson, E.L., Pettinga, D.J., Ravet, K., Neve, P. and Gaines, T.A. 2018. Glyphosate resistance and EPSPS gene duplication: convergent evolution in multiple plant species. Journal Of Heredity. 109 (2), pp. 117-125.

Changes in the proteome of the problem weed blackgrass correlating with multiple-herbicide resistance

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Tetard-Jones, C., Sabbadin, F., Moss, S., Hull, R. I., Neve, P. and Edwards, R. 2018. Changes in the proteome of the problem weed blackgrass correlating with multiple-herbicide resistance. The Plant Journal. 94, pp. 709-720.

The power and potential of genomics in weed biology and management

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Ravet, K., Patterson, E. L., Krahmer, H., Hamouzova, K., Longjiang, F., Jasieniuk, M., Lawton-Rauh, A., Malone, J. M., McElroy, J. S., Merotto Jr, A., Westra, P., Preston, C., Vila-Aiub, M. M., Busi, R., Tranel, P. J., Reinhardt, C., Saski, C., Beffa, R., Neve, P. and Gaines, T. A. 2018. The power and potential of genomics in weed biology and management. Pest Management Science. 74 (10), pp. 2216-2225.

The first cases of evolving glyphosate resistance in UK poverty brome (Bromus sterilis) populations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Davies, L. R., Hull, R. I., Moss, S. and Neve, P. 2018. The first cases of evolving glyphosate resistance in UK poverty brome (Bromus sterilis) populations. Weed Science.

Gene drive systems: do they have a place in agricultural weed management?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Neve, P. 2018. Gene drive systems: do they have a place in agricultural weed management? Pest Management Science. 74, pp. 2671-2679.

ICE1 and ZOU determine the depth of primary seed dormancy in Arabidopsis independently of their role in endosperm development

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

MacGregor, D. R., Zhang, N., Iwasaki, M., Chen, M., Dave, A., Lopez-Molina, L. and Penfield, S. 2018. ICE1 and ZOU determine the depth of primary seed dormancy in Arabidopsis independently of their role in endosperm development. The Plant Journal.

Reviewing research priorities in weed ecology, evolution and management: a horizon scan

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Neve, P., Barney, J. N., Buckley, Y., Cousens, R. D., Graham, S., Jordan, N. R., Lawton-Rauh, A., Liebman, M., Mesgaran, M. B., Schut, M., Shaw, J., Storkey, J., Baraibar, B., Baucom, R. S., Chalak, M., Childs, D. Z., Christensen, S., Eizenberg, H., Fernandez-Quintanilla, C., French, K., Harsch, M., Heijting, S., Harrison, L., Loddo, D., Macel, M., Maczey, N., Merotto JR, A., Mortensen, D., Necajeva, J., Peltzer, D. A., Recasens, J., Renton, M., Riemens, M., Sonderskov, M. and Williams, M 2018. Reviewing research priorities in weed ecology, evolution and management: a horizon scan. Weed Research. 58, pp. 250-258.

Phosphopantetheinyl transferase (Ppt)-mediated biosynthesis of lysine, but not siderophore or DHN melanin, is required for virulence of Zymoseptoria tritici on wheat

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Derbyshire, M. C., Gohari, A. M., Mehrabi, R., Kilaru, S., Steinberg, G., Ali, S., Bailey, A., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Kema, G. H. J. and Rudd, J. J. 2018. Phosphopantetheinyl transferase (Ppt)-mediated biosynthesis of lysine, but not siderophore or DHN melanin, is required for virulence of Zymoseptoria tritici on wheat. Scientific Reports. 8 (17069).

Have you saved a tree today?

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications

Lucas, J. 2018. Have you saved a tree today? Research Information.

The multitrophic nature of acute oak decline chemical ecology

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications

Vuts, J., Sarria, A. L. F., Caulfield, J. C., Plummer, S., Denman, S. and Birkett, M. A. 2018. The multitrophic nature of acute oak decline chemical ecology. Royal Entomological Society.

Host shift induces changes in mate choice of the seed predator Acanthoscelides obtectus via altered chemical signalling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Vuts, J., Woodcock, C. M., Koenig, L., Powers, S. J., Pickett, J. A., Szentesi, A. and Birkett, M. A. 2018. Host shift induces changes in mate choice of the seed predator Acanthoscelides obtectus via altered chemical signalling. PLOS ONE. 13 (11), p. e0206144.

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