Roger Plumb

NameRoger Plumb
Job titleEmeritus / Honorary
Email addressroger.plumb@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentPlant Sciences
Preferred citationPlumb, R. T.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Interactions between the grasses Phalaris arundinacea, Miscanthus sinensis and Echinochloa crus-galli , and Barley and Cereal yellow dwarf viruses

Lamptey, J. N. L., Plumb, R. T. and Shaw, M. W. 2003. Interactions between the grasses Phalaris arundinacea, Miscanthus sinensis and Echinochloa crus-galli , and Barley and Cereal yellow dwarf viruses. Journal of Phytopathology. 151 (42954), pp. 463-468.

Plant virus vector interactions (Advances in Botanical Research Vol 36)

Plumb, R. T. 2002. Plant virus vector interactions (Advances in Botanical Research Vol 36). Academic Press, San Diego.

Other vectors

Plumb, R. T. 2002. Other vectors. Advances in botanical research. 36, pp. 199-203.

Barley yellow dwarf luteoviruses and other virus diseases

Henry, M. and Plumb, R. T. 2002. Barley yellow dwarf luteoviruses and other virus diseases. in: Curtis, B. C., Gomez Macpherson, H. and Rajaram, S. (ed.) Bread wheat: improvement and production (FAO Plant Production and Protection Series No 30) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy. pp. 331-344

Viruses of Poaceae : a case history in plant pathology

Plumb, R. T. 2002. Viruses of Poaceae : a case history in plant pathology. Plant Pathology. 51 (6), pp. 673-682.

Pesticides and birds: a report on the evidence for changes in farmland bird populations and the proposals for a pesticide tax (HGCA Research Review No. 46)

Plumb, R. T. and Bromilow, R. H. 2001. Pesticides and birds: a report on the evidence for changes in farmland bird populations and the proposals for a pesticide tax (HGCA Research Review No. 46). Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) London.

Viruses

Plumb, R. T. and Cooper, J. I. 2001. Viruses. in: Hawksworth, D. L. (ed.) The changing wildlife of Great Britain and Ireland Taylor & Francis, London. pp. 164-174

Effects of sowing date and insecticides on cereal aphid populations and barley yellow dwarf virus on barley in Kenya

Wangai, A. W., Plumb, R. T. and Van Emden, H. F. 2000. Effects of sowing date and insecticides on cereal aphid populations and barley yellow dwarf virus on barley in Kenya. Journal of Phytopathology. 148 (1), pp. 33-37.

Viruses of crops and weeds in Eastern India

Plumb, R. T., Mukhopadhyay, S. and Jones, P. (ed.) 2000. Viruses of crops and weeds in Eastern India. IACR-Rothamsted, Harpenden; Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Nadia.

Viruses and plant disease

Plumb, R. T. 1999. Viruses and plant disease. in: Embryonic encyclopedia of life sciences Macmillan & Co Ltd London.

Virus diseases of cereals

Plumb, R. T. 1999. Virus diseases of cereals. in: Embryonic encyclopedia of life sciences Macmillan & Co Ltd London.

Barley and cereal yellow dwarf virus epidemiology and control strategies

Burgess, A. J., Harrington, R. and Plumb, R. T. 1999. Barley and cereal yellow dwarf virus epidemiology and control strategies. in: Smith, H. G. and Barker, H. (ed.) The Luteoviridae CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 248-279

Control en condiciones mediterraneas del enanismo amarillo de los cereales (BYD) y de sus vectores en trigo duro

Pons, X., Comas, J., Albajes, R. and Plumb, R. T. 1998. Control en condiciones mediterraneas del enanismo amarillo de los cereales (BYD) y de sus vectores en trigo duro. Investigacion Agraria: Produccion y Proteccion Vegetales. 13, pp. 393-407.

Obituary: 1921-97: John Malcolm ('Jim') Hirst, FRS

Plumb, R. T. and Jenkyn, J. F. 1998. Obituary: 1921-97: John Malcolm ('Jim') Hirst, FRS. Plant Pathology. 47, p. 543.

Present status of controlling barley yellow dwarf virus

Burnett, P. A. and Plumb, R. T. 1998. Present status of controlling barley yellow dwarf virus. in: Hadidi, A., Koganezawa, H. and Khetarpal, R. K. (ed.) Plant virus disease control APA Press, St Paul. pp. 448-

Sugar beet yellow net complex contains a luteovirus component

Sugars, J. M., Lennon, E. A., Plumb, R. T. and White, R. F. 1998. Sugar beet yellow net complex contains a luteovirus component. Plant Pathology. 47 (1), pp. 89-94.

Bringing precision to decisions in agriculture

Plumb, R. T. 1997. Bringing precision to decisions in agriculture. Pesticide Outlook. December 1997, pp. 29-33.

Impact and epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf luteovirus on some biomass crops in the UK

Lamptey, J. N. L., Plumb, R. T. and Shaw, M. W. 1997. Impact and epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf luteovirus on some biomass crops in the UK. Barley Yellow Dwarf Newsletter. 6, pp. 19-20.

BYDV in spring barley

Plumb, R. T. and Bass, C. 1997. BYDV in spring barley. Barley Yellow Dwarf Newsletter. 6, p. 7.

Control of aphids and barley yellow dwarf virus in spring-sown cereals

Mann, J. A., Harrington, R., Carter, N. and Plumb, R. T. 1997. Control of aphids and barley yellow dwarf virus in spring-sown cereals. Crop Protection. 16 (1), pp. 81-87.

Issues and opportunities for precision approaches to crop management

Plumb, R. T. 1996. Issues and opportunities for precision approaches to crop management. Proceedings Brighton Crop Protection Conference - Pests and Diseases, 1996 . pp. 1097-1104

Barley yellow dwarf luteovirus (BYDV) infectivity of alate aphid vectors in northeast Spain

Comas, J., Pons, X., Albajes, R. and Plumb, R. T. 1996. Barley yellow dwarf luteovirus (BYDV) infectivity of alate aphid vectors in northeast Spain. Journal of Phytopathology. 144 (5), pp. 273-276.

Point process modelling of BYMV incidence in lupins

Mugglestone, M. A., Lee, B. Y. Y., Mohamad Roff, M. N., Jones, P., Plumb, R. T. and Deadman, M. L. 1996. Point process modelling of BYMV incidence in lupins. Modelling in Applied Biology: Spatial Aspects. Aspects of Applied Biology 46 . pp. 87-94

Barley yellow dwarf luteovirus (BYDV) infection of grasses grown for biomass

Lamptey, J. N. L., Plumb, R. T. and Shaw, M. W. 1995. Barley yellow dwarf luteovirus (BYDV) infection of grasses grown for biomass. Abstracts 7th Conference on Virus Diseases of Poaceae in Europe, Versailles, 1995 .

Barley yellow dwarf virus strain incidence in small grain cereals in northeast Spain

Comas, J., Pons, X., Albajes, R. and Plumb, R. T. 1995. Barley yellow dwarf virus strain incidence in small grain cereals in northeast Spain. Journal of Phytopathology. 143, pp. 609-611.

Targets for introduction of pests and disease resistance into crops by genetic engineering: report of a review funded by MAFF

Pierpoint, W. S., Hughes, K. J. D., Shewry, P. R., Burrows, P. R., Henderson, I. F., Hirsch, P. R., Hughes , K. J. D., James, S., Lazzeri, P. A., Miflin, B. J., Plumb, R. T., Glen, D. M., Hargreaves, J. A., Elphinsone, J. G. and Stead, D. E. 1995. Targets for introduction of pests and disease resistance into crops by genetic engineering: report of a review funded by MAFF. Institute for Arable Crops Research (IACR) , Long Ashton Research Station (LARS), Bristol. doi:10.23637/rothamsted.87224

Cultural, chemical and biological methods for the control of barley yellow dwarf

Plumb, R. T. and Johnstone, G. R. 1995. Cultural, chemical and biological methods for the control of barley yellow dwarf. in: Burnett, P. A. and D'Arcy, C. J. (ed.) Barley yellow dwarf: 40 years of progress American Phytopathological Society (APS). pp. 307-319

The epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf in Europe

Plumb, R. T. 1995. The epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf in Europe. in: Burnett, P. A. and D'Arcy, C. J. (ed.) Barley yellow dwarf: 40 years of progress American Phytopathological Society (APS). pp. 107-127

Epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf virus and its aphid vectors in Kenya

Wangai, A. and Plumb, R. T. 1994. Epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf virus and its aphid vectors in Kenya. Barley Yellow Dwarf Newsletter. 5, p. 40.

Characterization of BYDV isolates occurring in Kenya

Henry, M., Macharia, Bertschinger, L., Wanjama, J. K. and Plumb, R. T. 1994. Characterization of BYDV isolates occurring in Kenya. Barley Yellow Dwarf Newsletter. 5, p. 33.

Incidence of barley yellow dwarf luteovirus (BYDV) on winter cereals in the Lleida basin (northeast Spain)

Comas, J., Pons, X., Albajes, R. and Plumb, R. T. 1994. Incidence of barley yellow dwarf luteovirus (BYDV) on winter cereals in the Lleida basin (northeast Spain). Barley Yellow Dwarf Newsletter. 5, pp. 25-26.

First report of barley yellow dwarf luteovirus on Miscanthus in the United Kingdom

Christian, D. G., Lamptey, J. N. L., Forde, S. M. D. and Plumb, R. T. 1994. First report of barley yellow dwarf luteovirus on Miscanthus in the United Kingdom. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 100, pp. 167-170.

Monitoring and forecasting for BYDV control - the way forward?

Harrington, R., Mann, J. A., Plumb, R. T., Smith, A. J., Taylor, M. S., Foster, G. N., Holmes, S. J., Masterman, A. J., Tones, S. J., Knight, J. D., Oakley, J. N., Barker, I. and Walters, K. F. A. 1994. Monitoring and forecasting for BYDV control - the way forward? Sampling to Make Decisions. Aspects of Applied Biology .

The role of maize in the epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf virus in Northeast Spain

Comas, J., Pons, X., Albajes, R. and Plumb, R. T. 1993. The role of maize in the epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf virus in Northeast Spain. Journal of Phytopathology. 138 (3), pp. 244-248.

Changing patterns of crop pests and deseases in the UK

Lewis, T. and Plumb, R. T. 1992. Changing patterns of crop pests and deseases in the UK.

Effects of sowing date and insecticide spray timing on barley yellow dwarf virus in barley

Gepp, V., Plumb, R. T. and Carter, N. 1992. Effects of sowing date and insecticide spray timing on barley yellow dwarf virus in barley.

Effects of seven factors on the growth and yield of winter barley grown as a third consecutive take-all susceptible crop and of growing the barley after oats or a fallow

Jenkyn, J. F., Carter, N., Darby, R. J., Gutteridge, R. J., Mullen, L. A., Plumb, R. T., Ross, G. J. S., Todd, A. D., Widdowson, F. V. and Wood, D. W. 1992. Effects of seven factors on the growth and yield of winter barley grown as a third consecutive take-all susceptible crop and of growing the barley after oats or a fallow. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 119, pp. 303-333.

Spread and infectivity of aphid vectors of barley yellow dwarf virus in autumn in southern England, 1988-1990

Tatchell, G. M. and Plumb, R. T. 1992. Spread and infectivity of aphid vectors of barley yellow dwarf virus in autumn in southern England, 1988-1990. Pflanzenschutz-Nachrichten Bayer. 45, pp. 443-454.

Effects of the environment on transmission and symptom expression in the soil-borne barley mosaic viruses

Adams, M. J. and Plumb, R. T. 1992. Effects of the environment on transmission and symptom expression in the soil-borne barley mosaic viruses. Abstracts Viruses, Vectors and the Environment. ISPP 5th International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium, Valenzano (Bari), Italy , 27-31 July 1992. pp. 37

The possible effects of climate change on aphid-transmitted viruses of temperate crops

Tatchell, G. M. and Plumb, R. T. 1992. The possible effects of climate change on aphid-transmitted viruses of temperate crops. Abstracts Viruses, Vectors and the Environment. ISPP 5th International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium, Valenzano, (Bari), Italy, 27-31 July 1992. pp. 117

The epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf virus in spring-sown cereals and the potential for its control

Mann, J. A., Carter, N. and Plumb, R. T. 1992. The epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf virus in spring-sown cereals and the potential for its control. Abstracts Viruses, Vectors and the Environment. ISPP 5th International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium, Valenzano (Bari), Italy, 27-31 July, 1992. pp. 205

Barley yellow dwarf

Plumb, R. T. 1992. Barley yellow dwarf. in: Singh, U. S., Chaube, H. S., Kumar, J. and Mukhopadhyay, A. N. (ed.) Plant Diseases of International Importance: Diseases of Cereals and Pulses Prentice-Hall, New Jersey.

Nuove metodi diagnostici come coadiuvanti nella protezione delle colture

Plumb, R. T. and Ball, S. F. L. 1991. Nuove metodi diagnostici come coadiuvanti nella protezione delle colture. Informatore Fitopatologico. 10, pp. 20-25.

Barley Mild Mosaic Virus detection inside Polymyxa graminis

Chen, J-P., Adams, M. and Plumb, R. T. 1991. Barley Mild Mosaic Virus detection inside Polymyxa graminis. Proceedings 6th Conference on Virus Diseases of Gramineae in Europe, Torino, June 1991 . pp. 36

Studies in the epidemiology of BYDV in spring barley in eastern England

Carter, N. and Plumb, R. T. 1991. Studies in the epidemiology of BYDV in spring barley in eastern England. Barley Yellow Dwarf Newsletter. No 4, pp. 12-13.

The epidemiology of cereal viruses

Plumb, R. T. 1991. The epidemiology of cereal viruses. in: Carter, N., Potts, G. R., Darbyshire, J. F. and Firbank, L. G. (ed.) The Ecology of Temperate Cereal Fields: 32nd Symposium of the British Ecological Society with the Association of Applied Biologists, University of Cambridge, 1990 Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford. pp. 193-208

Notes from Institute of Arable Crops Research/Rothamsted Experimental Station

Plumb, R. T. 1990. Notes from Institute of Arable Crops Research/Rothamsted Experimental Station. Barley Yellow Dwarf Newsletter. 3, p. 9.

A sensitive method for detection of isolates of BWYV and BMYV based upon the polymerase chain reaction

Jones, T. D., Plumb, R. T. and Buck, K. W. 1990. A sensitive method for detection of isolates of BWYV and BMYV based upon the polymerase chain reaction. 8th International Congress of Virology, Berlin, 1990. Abstracts. pp. 121

The epidemiology and prospects for control of barley yellow dwarf virus in autumn

Plumb, R. T., Carter, N. and Tatchell, G. M. 1990. The epidemiology and prospects for control of barley yellow dwarf virus in autumn. ANPP - Second International Conference on Pests in Agriculture, Versailles, 1990. pp. 781-788

New methods in diagnosis as aids to crop protection.

Plumb, R. T. and Ball, S. F. L. 1990. New methods in diagnosis as aids to crop protection. Proceedings Brighton Crop Protection Conference - Pests and Diseases, 1990.. pp. 467-476.

The epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf in Europe.

Plumb, R. T. 1990. The epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf in Europe. in: World perspectives on barley yellow dwarf. Proceedings of the International Workshop, Udine, Italy, 1987. P.A. Burnett, ed. International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico City.. pp. 215-227

Detecting plant viruses in their vectors.

Plumb, R. T. 1989. Detecting plant viruses in their vectors. in: Advances in Disease Vector Research

Variations of barley yellow dwarf virus content over time in spring and winter barleys, whether or not carrying the resistance Yd2 gene.

Herrera, G. and Plumb, R. T. 1989. Variations of barley yellow dwarf virus content over time in spring and winter barleys, whether or not carrying the resistance Yd2 gene. Proceedings of the 4th International Plant Virus Epidemiology Workshop, Montpellier, 1989. . pp. 79-82

Integrated control of barley yellow dwarf viruses.

Plumb, R. T. 1989. Integrated control of barley yellow dwarf viruses. Proceedings of the 4th International Plant Virus Epidemiology Workshop, Montpellier, 1989. . pp. 242-245

Barley yellow dwarf in Portugal - II Incidence of BYDV isolates and aphid flights in the south region.

Forde, S. M. D., Lourenco, A. C., Plumb, R. T., Pereira, A. M. and Sequeira, O. A. 1989. Barley yellow dwarf in Portugal - II Incidence of BYDV isolates and aphid flights in the south region. Proceedings of the 4th International Plant Virus Epidemiology Workshop, Montpellier, 1989. 9, 32A..

The analysis and detection of sequence variation of beet western yellows virus.

Jones, T. D. K., Buck, K. W. and Plumb, R. T. 1989. The analysis and detection of sequence variation of beet western yellows virus. Production and protection of oilseed rape and other brassica crops. Aspects of Applied Biology 23. pp. 319-327

Vectors of plant pathogens and opportunities for the control of the diseases they transmit.

Plumb, R. T. 1989. Vectors of plant pathogens and opportunities for the control of the diseases they transmit. Pesticide Science. 27, pp. 261-267.

The effects of pests and diseases on grasses.

Plumb, R. T. 1988. The effects of pests and diseases on grasses. in: The grass crop : the physiological basis of production. Eds M.B. Jones & A. Lazenby. London : Chapman & Hall pp. 277-309

Barley yellow mosaic virus (BaYMV): transmission, diagnosis and properties of UK strains.

Adams, M. J., Jones, P. M. and Plumb, R. T. 1988. Barley yellow mosaic virus (BaYMV): transmission, diagnosis and properties of UK strains. Abstracts 5th International Congress of Plant Pathology, Kyoto, 1988, 46.

Opportunities for the integrated control of barley yellow dwarf viruses in the UK.

Plumb, R. T. 1988. Opportunities for the integrated control of barley yellow dwarf viruses in the UK. Environmental aspects of applied biology. Aspects of Applied Biology 17(1). pp. 153-161

Structure/activity studies on aphid alarm pheromone derivatives and their field use against transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus.

Dawson, G. W., Griffiths, D. C., Pickett, J. A., Plumb, R. T., Woodcock, C. M. and Zhang, Z-N. 1988. Structure/activity studies on aphid alarm pheromone derivatives and their field use against transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus. Pesticide Science. 22 (1), pp. 17-30.

Migration of alate morphs of the bird cherry aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi) and implications for the epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf virus.

Tatchell, G. M., Plumb, R. T. and Carter, N. 1988. Migration of alate morphs of the bird cherry aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi) and implications for the epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf virus. Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 112 (1), pp. 1-11.

Aphid trapping to forecast virus disease.

Plumb, R. T. 1987. Aphid trapping to forecast virus disease. Span. 30, pp. 35-37.

Rationalizing pesticide use in the United Kingdom for the control of barley yellow dwarf virus.

Plumb, R. T. 1987. Rationalizing pesticide use in the United Kingdom for the control of barley yellow dwarf virus. Barley Yellow Dwarf Newsletter. 1, pp. 13-16.

The epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf in Europe.

Plumb, R. T. 1987. The epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf in Europe.

Some factors affecting the growth and yield of winter wheat grown as a third cereal with much or negligible take-all

Prew, R. D., Beane, J., Carter, N., Church, B. M., Dewar, A. M., Lacey, J., Penny, A., Plumb, R. T., Thorne, G. N. and Todd, A. D. 1986. Some factors affecting the growth and yield of winter wheat grown as a third cereal with much or negligible take-all. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 107 (3), pp. 639-671.

Antifeedants: A new concept for control of barley yellow dwarf virus in winter cereals.

Dawson, G. W., Griffiths, D. C., Hassanali, A., Pickett, J. A., Plumb, R. T., Pye, B. J., Smart, L. E. and Woodcock, C. M. 1986. Antifeedants: A new concept for control of barley yellow dwarf virus in winter cereals.

Forecasting barley yellow dwarf virus by monitoring vector populations and infectivity.

Plumb, R. T., Lennon, E. A. and Gutteridge, R. A. 1986. Forecasting barley yellow dwarf virus by monitoring vector populations and infectivity.

A comparison of ELISA with transmission tests to detect barley yellow dwarf virus-carrying aphids.

Torrance, L., Plumb, R. T., Lennon, E. A. and Gutteridge, R. A. 1986. A comparison of ELISA with transmission tests to detect barley yellow dwarf virus-carrying aphids.

The effects of infection by barley yellow mosaic virus on the yield and components of yield of barley.

Plumb, R. T., Lennon, E. A. and Gutteridge, R. A. 1986. The effects of infection by barley yellow mosaic virus on the yield and components of yield of barley. Plant Pathology. 35 (3), pp. 314-318.

The effects of sowing date and other factors on growth, yield and nitrogen uptake, and on the incidence of pests and diseases, of winter barley at Rothamsted from 1981 to 1983.

Widdowson, F. V., Darby, R. J., Dewar, A. M., Jenkyn, J. F., Kerry, B. R., Lawlor, D. W., Plumb, R. T., Ross, G. J. S., Scott, G. C., Todd, A. D. and Wood, D. W. 1986. The effects of sowing date and other factors on growth, yield and nitrogen uptake, and on the incidence of pests and diseases, of winter barley at Rothamsted from 1981 to 1983. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 106, pp. 551-574.

Use of alarm pheromone and derivatives against aphid-mediated damage.

Pickett, J. A., Cayley, G. R., Dawson, G. W., Griffiths, D. C., Hockland, S. H., Marples, B., Plumb, R. T. and Woodcock, C. M. 1986. Use of alarm pheromone and derivatives against aphid-mediated damage.

A rational approach to the control of barley yellow dwarf virus.

Plumb, R. T. 1986. A rational approach to the control of barley yellow dwarf virus. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England. 147, pp. 162-171.

Some factors limiting the growth and yield of winter-wheat and their variation in 2 seasons

Prew, R. D., Church, B. M., Dewar, A. M., Lacey, J., Magan, N., Penny, A., Plumb, R. T., Thorne, G. N., Todd, A. D. and Williams, T. D. 1985. Some factors limiting the growth and yield of winter-wheat and their variation in 2 seasons. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 104 (1), pp. 135-162.

The effects of mixing Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) with perennial ryegrass (L. perenne) or red clover (Trifolium pratense) on the incidence of viruses

Lewis, G. C., Heard, A. J., Gutteridge, R. A., Plumb, R. T. and Gibson, R. W. 1985. The effects of mixing Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) with perennial ryegrass (L. perenne) or red clover (Trifolium pratense) on the incidence of viruses. Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 106 (3), pp. 483-488.

Methods for monitoring aphid vectors for a persistent virus

Plumb, R. T. 1984. Methods for monitoring aphid vectors for a persistent virus. Phytoparasitica. 12 (3-4), pp. 208-209.

Description of the viruses affecting small grains in England

Plumb, R. T. 1984. Description of the viruses affecting small grains in England. Phytoparasitica. 12 (3-4), pp. 212-212.

The infectivity index and barley yellow dwarf virus

Plumb, R. T. 1983. The infectivity index and barley yellow dwarf virus. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of Plant Protection, Brighton.

EURAPHID: synoptic monitoring for migrant vector aphids

Taylor, L. R. 1983. EURAPHID: synoptic monitoring for migrant vector aphids. in: Plumb, R. T. and Thresh, J. M. (ed.) Plant virus epidemiology. The spread and control of insect-borne viruses Oxford Blackwell Scientific Publications. pp. 133-146

Plant virus epidemiology. The spread and control of insect-borne viruses

Plumb, R. T. and Thresh, J. M. (ed.) 1983. Plant virus epidemiology. The spread and control of insect-borne viruses. Oxford Blackwell Scientific Publications.

Barley yellow dwarf virus: a global problem

Plumb, R. T. 1983. Barley yellow dwarf virus: a global problem. in: Plumb, R. T. and Thresh, J. M. (ed.) Plant virus epidemiology. The spread and control of insect-borne viruses Oxford Blackwell Scientific Publications. pp. 185-198

Effects of fungicides and insecticides applied to spring barley sown on different dates in 1976-79

Jenkyn, J. F. and Plumb, R. T. 1983. Effects of fungicides and insecticides applied to spring barley sown on different dates in 1976-79. Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 102 (3), pp. 421-433.

Effects of eight factors on the growth and nutrient-uptake of winter-wheat and on the incidence of pests and diseases

Prew, R. D., Church, B. M., Dewar, A. M., Lacey, J., Penny, A., Plumb, R. T., Thorne, G. N., Todd, A. D. and Williams, T. D. 1983. Effects of eight factors on the growth and nutrient-uptake of winter-wheat and on the incidence of pests and diseases. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 100 (2), pp. 363-382.

Problems in the use of sensitive serological methods for detecting viruses in vectors

Plumb, R. T. 1981. Problems in the use of sensitive serological methods for detecting viruses in vectors. 3rd Conference on Virus Diseases of Gramineae in Europe, Rothamsted, 28-30 May 1980. Harpenden Rothamsted Research.

Agropyron mosaic virus in wheat

Plumb, R. T. and Lennon, E. A. 1981. Agropyron mosaic virus in wheat. 3rd Conference on Virus Diseases of Gramineae in Europe, Rothamsted, 28-30 May 1980. Harpenden Rothamsted Research.

Proceedings: 3rd Conference on Virus Diseases of Gramineae in Europe, Rothamsted, 28-30 May 1980

Plumb, R. T. (ed.) 1981. Proceedings: 3rd Conference on Virus Diseases of Gramineae in Europe, Rothamsted, 28-30 May 1980. Harpenden Rothamsted Research.

Seed transmission and effects of ryegrass spherical virus

Plumb, R. T. and Lennon, E. A. 1981. Seed transmission and effects of ryegrass spherical virus. 3rd Conference on Virus Diseases of Gramineae in Europe, Rothamsted, 28-30 May 1980. Harpenden Rothamsted Research.

Barley yellow dwarf virus infectivity of cereal aphids trapped at two sites in Victoria

Smith, P. R. and Plumb, R. T. 1981. Barley yellow dwarf virus infectivity of cereal aphids trapped at two sites in Victoria. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research. 32 (2), pp. 249-255.

Cropping systems in relation to soil-borne and trash-borne diseases of cereals

Prew, R. D. 1981. Cropping systems in relation to soil-borne and trash-borne diseases of cereals. in: Jenkyn, J. F. and Plumb, R. T. (ed.) Strategies for the control of cereal disease Oxford Blackwell Publishing. pp. 149-156

Chairman's comments

Lester, E. 1981. Chairman's comments. in: Jenkyn, J. F. and Plumb, R. T. (ed.) Strategies for the control of cereal disease Oxford Blackwell Publishing. pp. 147-148

Chemicals in the control of cereal virus diseases

Plumb, R. T. 1981. Chemicals in the control of cereal virus diseases. in: Jenkyn, J. F. and Plumb, R. T. (ed.) Strategies for the control of cereal disease Oxford Blackwell Publishing. pp. 135-145

Fungicides, fertilizers and sowing date

Jenkyn, J. F. and Finney, M. E. 1981. Fungicides, fertilizers and sowing date. in: Jenkyn, J. F. and Plumb, R. T. (ed.) Strategies for the control of cereal disease Oxford Blackwell Publishing. pp. 179-188

Strategies for the control of cereal disease

Jenkyn, J. F. and Plumb, R. T. (ed.) 1981. Strategies for the control of cereal disease. Oxford Blackwell Publishing.

Viruses diseases of taro (Colocasia esculenta) and Xanthosoma sp. in Papua New Guinea

Shaw, D. E., Plumb, R. T. and Jackson, G. V. H. 1979. Viruses diseases of taro (Colocasia esculenta) and Xanthosoma sp. in Papua New Guinea. The Papua New Guinea Agricultural Journal. 30 (4), pp. 71-97.

The occurrence and effects of red clover necrotic mosaic virus in red clover (Trifolium pratense)

Bowen, R. and Plumb, R. T. 1979. The occurrence and effects of red clover necrotic mosaic virus in red clover (Trifolium pratense). Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 91 (2), pp. 227-&.

Viruses in oil palm

Plumb, R. T., Dabek, A. J. and Shaw, D. E. 1978. Viruses in oil palm. Tropical Agriculture. 55 (1), pp. 59-63.

Incidence, and effects on yield, of virus diseases of taro (Colocasia esculenta) in the Solomon Islands

Gollifer, D. E., Jackson, G. V. H., Dabek, A. J. and Plumb, R. T. 1978. Incidence, and effects on yield, of virus diseases of taro (Colocasia esculenta) in the Solomon Islands. Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 88 (1), pp. 131-135.

Effects of pesticides on a perennial ryegrass sward

Plumb, R. T., Jenkyn, J. F. and Broom, E. W. 1978. Effects of pesticides on a perennial ryegrass sward. Plant Pathology. 27 (4), pp. 151-159.

Aphids and virus control on cereals

Plumb, R. T. 1977. Aphids and virus control on cereals. Proceedings British Crop Protection Conference 1977 - Pests and Diseases. British Crop Protection Council (BCPC).

Breeding plants for resistance to aphid infestation

Gibson, R. W. and Plumb, R. T. 1977. Breeding plants for resistance to aphid infestation. in: Harris, K. F. and Maramorosch, K. (ed.) Aphids as virus vectors New York Academic Press. pp. 473-500

The occurrence and transmission of viruses of edible aroids in the Solomon Islands and the Southwest Pacific

Gollifer, D. E., Jackson, G. V. H., Dabek, A. J., Plumb, R. T. and May, Y. Y. 1977. The occurrence and transmission of viruses of edible aroids in the Solomon Islands and the Southwest Pacific. PANS. 23 (2), pp. 171-177.

New virus of oats in England and Wales

Plumb, R. T., Catherall, P. L., Chamberlain, J. A. and Macfarlane, I. 1977. New virus of oats in England and Wales. Annales de Phytopathologie. 9 (3), pp. 365-370.

Grass as a reservoir of cereal viruses

Plumb, R. T. 1977. Grass as a reservoir of cereal viruses. Annales de Phytopathologie. 9 (3), pp. 361-364.

The effect of ryegrass mosaic virus on carbon assimilation and growth of ryegrasses

Jones, M. B., Heard, A. J., Woledge, J., Leafe, E. L. and Plumb, R. T. 1977. The effect of ryegrass mosaic virus on carbon assimilation and growth of ryegrasses. Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 87 (3), pp. 393-405.

Barley yellow striate mosaic-virus in the salivary glands of its planthopper vector Laodelphax striatellus Fallén

Conti, M. and Plumb, R. T. 1977. Barley yellow striate mosaic-virus in the salivary glands of its planthopper vector Laodelphax striatellus Fallén. Journal of General Virology. 34 (JAN), pp. 107-114.

The transmission and effect on yield of ryegrass mosaic virus in a filtered air environment

Gibson, R. W. and Plumb, R. T. 1976. The transmission and effect on yield of ryegrass mosaic virus in a filtered air environment. Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 82 (1), pp. 79-84.

Pathogens occurring on ten varieties of ryegrass at Rothamsted in 1973-1974

Plumb, R. T., Jenkyn, J. F. and Bowen, R. 1976. Pathogens occurring on ten varieties of ryegrass at Rothamsted in 1973-1974. Journal of the British Grassland Society. 31 (2), pp. 65-67.

Barley yellow dwarf virus in aphids caught in suction traps, 1969-73

Plumb, R. T. 1976. Barley yellow dwarf virus in aphids caught in suction traps, 1969-73. Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 83 (1), pp. 53-59.

Viruslike particles in the taro planthopper, Tarophagus proserpina

Dabek, A. J. and Plumb, R. T. 1975. Viruslike particles in the taro planthopper, Tarophagus proserpina. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 26 (2), pp. 271-272.

A probable rhabdovirus infecting ryegrass (Lolium spp.)

Plumb, R. T. and James, M. 1975. A probable rhabdovirus infecting ryegrass (Lolium spp.). Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 80 (2), pp. 181-184.

Future virus problems

Plumb, R. T. 1975. Future virus problems. Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 81 (2), pp. 267-271.

Recent developments in grass virus research in Britain

Plumb, R. T. 1974. Recent developments in grass virus research in Britain. Mikrobiologijca. 11 (2), pp. 95-100.

Problems and possibilities for control of BYDV in Britain

Plumb, R. T. 1974. Problems and possibilities for control of BYDV in Britain. Mikrobiologijca. 11 (1), pp. 41-47.

Properties and isolates of barley yellow dwarf virus

Plumb, R. T. 1974. Properties and isolates of barley yellow dwarf virus. Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 77 (1), pp. 87-91.

Virus aggregates and pinwheels in plants infected with mite-transmitted ryegrass mosaic virus

Plumb, R. T. and James, M. 1973. Virus aggregates and pinwheels in plants infected with mite-transmitted ryegrass mosaic virus. Journal of General Virology. 18 (3), pp. 409-411.

Scanning electron microscopy of Erysiphe graminis

Plumb, R. T. and Turner, R. H. 1972. Scanning electron microscopy of Erysiphe graminis. Transactions of the British Mycological Society. 59 (1), pp. 149-150, IN20-IN21.

Transmission of plant-pathogenic viruses by aphids

Watson, M. A. and Plumb, R. T. 1972. Transmission of plant-pathogenic viruses by aphids. Annual Review of Entomology. 17, pp. 425-452.

The control of insect-transmitted viruses of cereals

Plumb, R. T. 1971. The control of insect-transmitted viruses of cereals. Proceedings of the 6th British Insecticide and Fungicide Conference 1971. British Crop Protection Council (BCPC).

Fixation and electron microscopy of the Rothamsted culture of henbane mosaic virus

Plumb, R. T. and Vince, D. A. 1971. Fixation and electron microscopy of the Rothamsted culture of henbane mosaic virus. Journal of General Virology. 13 (Nov), pp. 357-359.

European wheat striate mosaic disease in 1970

Plumb, R. T. 1971. European wheat striate mosaic disease in 1970. Plant Pathology. 20 (3), pp. 120-122.

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