Biointeractions and Crop Protection

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

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Fungicide resistance management: maximising the effective life of plant protection products

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Corkley, I., Fraaije, B. A. and Hawkins, N. J. 2021. Fungicide resistance management: maximising the effective life of plant protection products. Plant Pathology. 00, pp. 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13467

Identifying aphid resistance in the ancestral wheat Triticum monococcum under field conditions.

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Simon, A. L., Caulfield, J. C., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Field, L. M. and Aradottir, G. I. 2021. Identifying aphid resistance in the ancestral wheat Triticum monococcum under field conditions. Scientific Reports. 11, p. 13495. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-92883-9

Development of a Phytochemical-Based Lure for the Dried Bean Beetle Acanthoscelides obtectus Say (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Vuts, J., Szanyi, Sz., Szanyi, K., Koenig, L., Nagy, A., Imrei, Z., Birkett, M. A. and Toth, M. 2021. Development of a Phytochemical-Based Lure for the Dried Bean Beetle Acanthoscelides obtectus Say (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-021-01305-7

Fungicide resistance status and chemical control options for the brassica pathogen Pyrenopeziza brassicae

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
King, K. M., Bucur, D. E., Hawkins, N. J., Kaczmarek, A. M., Duan, Y., Kildea, S., West, J. S. and Fraaije, B. A. 2021. Fungicide resistance status and chemical control options for the brassica pathogen Pyrenopeziza brassicae. Plant Pathology. pp. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13441

Feeding the future: developing the skills landscape in the agri-food sector

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sims, C., Oddy, J., Hibbert, L. E., Newell, A. S., Steel, L., Gibbons, L. R., Caporaso, N., Dumenil, C., Read, S. and Margerison, R. C. P. 2021. Feeding the future: developing the skills landscape in the agri-food sector. Journal Of Chemical Technology And Biotechnology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jctb.6844

Global patterns in genomic diversity underpinning the evolution of insecticide resistance in the aphid crop pest, Myzus persicae

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Singh, K. S., Cordeiro, E. M. G., Troczka, B. J., Pym, A., Mackisack, J., Mathers, T. C., Duarte, A., Legeai, F., Robin, S., Bielza, P., Burrack, H. J., Charaabi, K., Denholm, I., Figueroa, C. C., Ffrench-Constant, R. H., Jander, G., Margaritopoulos, J. T., Mazzoni, E., Nauen, R., Ramirez, C. C., Ren, G., Stepanyan, G., Umina, I., Voronova, N. V., Vontas, J., Williamson, M. S., Wilson, A. C. C., Xi-Wu, G., Youn, Y-N., Zimmer, C. T., Simon, J-C., Hayward, A. and Bass, C. G. 2021. Global patterns in genomic diversity underpinning the evolution of insecticide resistance in the aphid crop pest, Myzus persicae. Communications Biology. 4 (1), pp. 847-end. https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-021-02373-x

Efficient CRISPR/Cas-Mediated Targeted Mutagenesis in Spring and Winter Wheat Varieties

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hahn, F., Sanjurjo-Loures, L., Sparks, C. A., Kanyuka, K. and Nekrasov, V. 2021. Efficient CRISPR/Cas-Mediated Targeted Mutagenesis in Spring and Winter Wheat Varieties. Plants - Basel. 10 (7), p. 1481. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10071481

Modelling in cassava production and pest management under biotic and abiotic constraints

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Alonso Chavez, V., Milne, A. E., Van Den Bosch, F., Pita, J. and Mcquaid, C. F. 2021. Modelling in cassava production and pest management under biotic and abiotic constraints. Plant Molecular Biology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11103-021-01170-8

Exploring the diversity of promoter and 5’UTR sequences in ancestral, historic and modern wheat

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hammond-Kosack, M., King, R., Kanyuka, K. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2021. Exploring the diversity of promoter and 5’UTR sequences in ancestral, historic and modern wheat . Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13672

Cytological aspects of compatible and incompatible interactions between cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.) seedlings and isolates of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Penz.) complex

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Queijeiro Lopez, A. M. and Lucas, J. 2021. Cytological aspects of compatible and incompatible interactions between cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.) seedlings and isolates of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Penz.) complex. Revista Brasileira de Fruticultura. 43 (2), pp. e-701. https://doi.org/10.1590/0100-29452021701

WAKsing plant immunity, waning diseases

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Stephens, C., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Kanyuka, K. 2021. WAKsing plant immunity, waning diseases. Journal of Experimental Botany. (September 14), p. erab422. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erab422

Laboratory Selection, Cross-Resistance, Risk Assessment to Lambda-Cyhalothrin Resistance, and Monitoring of Insecticide Resistance for Plant Bug Lygus pratensis (Hemiptera: Miridae) in Farming-Pastoral Ecotones of Northern China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tan, Y., Ma, Y., Jiaa, B., Homem, R. A., Williamson, M. S., Gao, S-J., Han, H-B., Xiang, K-F., Sun, X-T., Gao, X. and Pang, B-P. 2021. Laboratory Selection, Cross-Resistance, Risk Assessment to Lambda-Cyhalothrin Resistance, and Monitoring of Insecticide Resistance for Plant Bug Lygus pratensis (Hemiptera: Miridae) in Farming-Pastoral Ecotones of Northern China. Journal of Economic Entomology. 114 (2), pp. 891-902. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toaa305

A toxicogenomics approach reveals characteristics supporting the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) safety profile of the butenolide insecticide flupyradifurone

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hass, J., Zaworra, M., Glaubitz, J., Hertlein, G., Kohler, M., Lagojda, A., Lueke, B., Maus, C., Almanza, M-T., Davies, T. G. E., Bass, C. and Nauen, R. 2021. A toxicogenomics approach reveals characteristics supporting the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) safety profile of the butenolide insecticide flupyradifurone. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 217 (1 July), p. 112247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.112247

Adaptation at different points along antibiotic concentration gradients

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lagator, M., Uecker, H. and Neve, P. 2021. Adaptation at different points along antibiotic concentration gradients. Biology Letters. 17 (5), p. 20200913. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2020.0913

Chemical Identity and Functional Characterization of Semiochemicals That Promote the Interactions between Rice Plant and Rice Major Pest Nilaparvata lugens

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, Z., Liu, Y., Portaluri, V., Woodcock, C. M., Pickett, J. A., Wang, S. and Zhou, J-J. 2021. Chemical Identity and Functional Characterization of Semiochemicals That Promote the Interactions between Rice Plant and Rice Major Pest Nilaparvata lugens. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry - JAFC. 69 (16), pp. 4635-end. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.1c01135

Defining Integrated Weed Management: A Novel Conceptual Framework for Models

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Storkey, J., Helps, J., Hull, R. I., Milne, A. E. and Metcalfe, H. 2021. Defining Integrated Weed Management: A Novel Conceptual Framework for Models. Agronomy. 11 (4), p. 747. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11040747

Evidence for the Involvement of the Chemosensory Protein AgosCSP5 in Resistance to Insecticides in the Cotton Aphid, Aphis gossypii

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Li, F., Venthur, H., Wang, S., Homem, R. A. and Zhou, J-J. 2021. Evidence for the Involvement of the Chemosensory Protein AgosCSP5 in Resistance to Insecticides in the Cotton Aphid, Aphis gossypii. Insects. 12 (4), p. 335. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12040335

Bumblebee electric charge stimulates floral volatile emissions in Petunia integrifolia but not in Antirrhinum majus

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Montgomery, C., Vuts, J., Woodcock, C. M., Withall, D., Birkett, M. A., Pickett, J. A. and Robert, D. 2021. Bumblebee electric charge stimulates floral volatile emissions in Petunia integrifolia but not in Antirrhinum majus. Naturwissenschaften - The Science of Nature. 108 (44). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00114-021-01740-2

Using network ecology to understand and mitigate long‐term insect declines

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Petsopoulos, D., Lunt, D. H., Bell, J. R., Kitson, J. J. N., Collins, L., Boonham, N., Morales-Hojas, R. and Evans, D. M. 2021. Using network ecology to understand and mitigate long‐term insect declines. Ecological Entomology. 46 (4), pp. 693-698. https://doi.org/10.1111/een.13035

Three LysM effectors of Zymoseptoria tritici collectively disarm chitin‐triggered plant immunity

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tian, H., MacKenzie, C. I., Rodriguez-Moreno, L., Van den Berg, G. C. M., Chen, H., Rudd, J. J., Mesters, J. R. and Thomma, B. P. H. J. 2021. Three LysM effectors of Zymoseptoria tritici collectively disarm chitin‐triggered plant immunity. Molecular Plant Pathology. 22 (6), pp. 683-693. https://doi.org/10.1111/mpp.13055

The vesicular trafficking system component MIN7 is required for minimizing Fusarium graminearum infection

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wood, A. K. M., Panwar, V., Grimwade-Mann, M., Ashfield, T., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Kanyuka, K. 2021. The vesicular trafficking system component MIN7 is required for minimizing Fusarium graminearum infection. Journal of Experimental Botany. 72 (13), pp. 5010-5023. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erab170

Contrasting Responses of Rhizosphere Bacterial, Fungal, Protist and Nematode Communities to Nitrogen Fertilisation and Crop Genotype in Field Grown Oilseed Rape (Brassica napus)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Picot, E., Hale, C. C., Hilton, S., Teakle, G. R., Schafer, H., Huang, Y-J., Perryman, S. A. M., West, J. S. and Bending, G. D. 2021. Contrasting Responses of Rhizosphere Bacterial, Fungal, Protist and Nematode Communities to Nitrogen Fertilisation and Crop Genotype in Field Grown Oilseed Rape (Brassica napus). Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 5 (article), p. 613269. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2021.613269

Mineral and biological ice-nucleating particles above the South East of the British Isles

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sanchez-Marroquin, A., West, J. S., Burke, I., McQuaid, J. B. and Murray, B. J. 2021. Mineral and biological ice-nucleating particles above the South East of the British Isles. Environmental science : Atmospheres. 1 (4), pp. 176-191. https://doi.org/10.1039/D1EA00003A.

Effects of temperature and leaf age on conidial germination and disease development of powdery mildew on rubber tree

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cao, X., Xu, X., Che, H., West, J. S. and Luo, D. 2021. Effects of temperature and leaf age on conidial germination and disease development of powdery mildew on rubber tree. Plant Pathology. 70 (2), pp. 484-491. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13281

Population structure, pathogenicity, and fungicide sensitivity of Colletotrichum siamense from different hosts in Hainan, China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cao, X., Zhu, Z., Che, H., West, J. S., Lin, Y., Luo, D. and Xu, X. 2021. Population structure, pathogenicity, and fungicide sensitivity of Colletotrichum siamense from different hosts in Hainan, China. Plant Pathology. 70 (5), pp. 1158-1167. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13361

The State of Britain’s Larger Moths 2021

E - Books edited/written by staff member, alone/with others
Fox, R., Dennis, E. B., Harrower, C. A., Blumgart, D., Bell, J. R., Shortall, C. R., Cook, P., Davis, A. M., Evans-Hill, L. J., Haynes, F., Hill, D., Isaac, N. J. B., Parsons, M. S., Pocock, M. J. O., Prescott, T., Randle, Z., Tordoff. G. M., Tuson, D. and Bourn N. A. D. 2021. The State of Britain’s Larger Moths 2021. Butterfly Conservation, Rothamsted Research and UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Butterfly Conservation.

Sex Pheromone of the Alfalfa Plant Bug, Adelphocoris lineolatus: Pheromone Composition and Antagonistic Effect of 1- Hexanol (Hemiptera: Miridae)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Koczor, S., Vuts, J., Caulfield, J. C., Withall, D., Sarria, A. L. F., Pickett, J. A., Birkett, M. A., Csonka, E. B. and Toth, M. 2021. Sex Pheromone of the Alfalfa Plant Bug, Adelphocoris lineolatus: Pheromone Composition and Antagonistic Effect of 1- Hexanol (Hemiptera: Miridae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 47, pp. 525-533. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-021-01273-y

Priming of indirect defence responses in maize is shown to be genotype-specific

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Michereff, M., Grynberg, P. P., Togawa, R. C., Costa, M. M. C., Laumann, R. A., Zhou, J-J., Schimmelpfeng, P. H. C., Borges, M., Pickett, J. A., Birkett, M. A. and Blassioli-Moraes, C. 2021. Priming of indirect defence responses in maize is shown to be genotype-specific . Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 15, p. 313–328. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11829-021-09826-4

Contrasting levels of genetic predictability in the evolution of resistance to major classes of fungicides

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hawkins, N. J. and Fraaije, B. A. 2021. Contrasting levels of genetic predictability in the evolution of resistance to major classes of fungicides. Molecular Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15877

Advances in automatic identifcation of flying insects using optical sensors and machine learning

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Kirkeby, C, Rydhmer, K, Cook, S. M., Strand, A, Torrance, M. T., Swain, J. L., Prangsma, J, Johnen, A, Jensen, M, Brydegaard, M and Graesboll, K 2021. Advances in automatic identifcation of flying insects using optical sensors and machine learning. Scientific Reports. 11 (1), pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-81005-0

Site‐specific weed management—constraints and opportunities for the weed research community: Insights from a workshop

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lati, R. N., Rasmussen, J., Andujar, D., Dorado, J., Berge, T. W., Wellhausen, C., Pflanz, M., Nordmeyer, H., Schirrmann, M., Eizenberg, H., Neve, P., Nyholm, R. and Christensen, J. S. 2021. Site‐specific weed management—constraints and opportunities for the weed research community: Insights from a workshop. Weed Research. 61 (3), pp. 147-153. https://doi.org/10.1111/wre.12469

Take-all disease: New insights into an important wheat root pathogen

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Palma-Guerrero, J., Chancellor, T., Spong, J., Canning, G., Hammond, J., McMillan, V. E. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2021. Take-all disease: New insights into an important wheat root pathogen. Trends in Plant Science. 26 (8), pp. 836-848. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2021.02.009

Iridoid Sex Pheromone Biosynthesis in Aphids Mimics Iridoid-Producing Plants

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Partridge, S., Withall, D., Caulfield, J. C., Pickett, J. A., Stockman, R. A,, Oldham, N. J. and Birkett, M. A. 2021. Iridoid Sex Pheromone Biosynthesis in Aphids Mimics Iridoid-Producing Plants . Chemistry-A European Journal. 27, pp. 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.202001356

Exposure to sugarcane borer-induced plant volatile (E)-caryophyllene enhances parasitoid recruitment

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Riffel, A., Da Silva Filho, B. F., Dos Santos, S. P. A., Da Silva, W. L., Ribeiro, T. F. L., Oliveira, D. J. A., Simoes de Oliveira, J., Gomes da Costa, J., Caulfield, J. C., Goulart, H. F., Santana, A. E. G. and Birkett, M. A. 2021. Exposure to sugarcane borer-induced plant volatile (E)-caryophyllene enhances parasitoid recruitment. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. https://doi.org/10.1111/eea.13081

Effects of Nicotine and Tobacco-Related Products on the Feeding Behavior of the German Cockroach (Blattodea: Blattellidae)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Birkett, M. A., Di-Ilio, V. and Pickett, J. A. 2021. Effects of Nicotine and Tobacco-Related Products on the Feeding Behavior of the German Cockroach (Blattodea: Blattellidae). Journal of Insect Science. 21 (11), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieaa147

Recent progress in the synthesis of homotropane alkaloids adaline, euphococcinine and N-methyleuphococcinine

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lima, D. J. P., Santana, A. E. G., Birkett, M. A. and Porto, R. S. 2021. Recent progress in the synthesis of homotropane alkaloids adaline, euphococcinine and N-methyleuphococcinine. Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry. 17, pp. 28-41. https://doi.org/10.3762/bjoc.17.4

MEDI: Macronutrient Extraction and Determination from invertebrates, a rapid, cheap and streamlined protocol

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Cuff, J. P., Wilder, S. M., Maximillian, P .T. G., Hunt, R., Oluwaseun, S., Morley, P. S., Badell-Grau, R. A., Vaughan, I. P., Bell, J. R., Orozco-terWengel, P., Symondson, W. O. C. and Muller, C. T. 2021. MEDI: Macronutrient Extraction and Determination from invertebrates, a rapid, cheap and streamlined protocol. Methods in ecology and evolution. 12 (4), pp. 593-601. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13551

Tolerance to oxidative stress is associated with both oxidative stress response and inherent growth in a fungal wheat pathogen

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhong, Z., MacDonald, B. A. and Palma-Guerrero, J. 2021. Tolerance to oxidative stress is associated with both oxidative stress response and inherent growth in a fungal wheat pathogen . Genetics. 217 (2), p. iyaa022. https://doi.org/10.1093/genetics/iyaa022

Sublethal and transgenerational effects of lambda-cyhalothrin on the mirid bugs Lygus pratensis Linnaeus and Polymerus cognatus Fieber

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tan, Y., Jia, B., Foster, S. P., Homem, R. A., Williamson, M. S., Han, H-B., Shan, Y-M. and Pang, B-P. 2021. Sublethal and transgenerational effects of lambda-cyhalothrin on the mirid bugs Lygus pratensis Linnaeus and Polymerus cognatus Fieber . Crop Protection. 139 (Article), p. 105354. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2020.105354

Artificial neural networks for monitoring network optimisation—a practical example using a national insect survey

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Bourhis, Y., Bell, J. R., Van Den Bosch, F. and Milne, A. E. 2021. Artificial neural networks for monitoring network optimisation—a practical example using a national insect survey. Environmental Modelling and Software. 135, p. 104925. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2020.104925