Jon West

NameJon West
Job titleSenior Research Scientist - Plant Pathology
Email addressjon.west@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentBiointeractions and Crop Protection
Research clusterBCP: Surveillance and Monitoring
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5211-2405
Preferred citationWest, J. S.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Characteristics and distribution of Colletotrichum species in coffee plantations in Hainan, China

Cao, X. R., Xu, X. M., Che, H. Y., West, J. S. and Luo, D. Q. 2019. Characteristics and distribution of Colletotrichum species in coffee plantations in Hainan, China. Plant Pathology. 68 (6), pp. 1146-1156.

First application of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assays for rapid identification of mating type in the heterothallic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus

King, K. M., Hawkins, N. J., Atkins, S. L., Dyer, P. S., West, J. S. and Fraaije, B. A. 2019. First application of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assays for rapid identification of mating type in the heterothallic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus . Mycoses.

The Challenges Posed by Global Broadacre Crops in Delivering Smart Agri- Robotic Solutions: A Fundamental Rethink is Required

Grieve, B. D., Duckett, T., Collinson, M., Boyd, L., West, J. S., Yin, H., Arvin, F. and Pearson, S. 2019. The Challenges Posed by Global Broadacre Crops in Delivering Smart Agri- Robotic Solutions: A Fundamental Rethink is Required. Global Food Security. 23, pp. 116-124.

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

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.

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

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.

Detecting Wheat Powdery Mildew and Predicting Grain Yield Using Unmanned Aerial Photography

Liu, W., Cao, X., Fan, J, Wang, Z., Yan, Z., Luo, Y., West, J. S., Xu, X. and Zhou, Y. 2018. Detecting Wheat Powdery Mildew and Predicting Grain Yield Using Unmanned Aerial Photography. Plant Disease. 102, pp. 1981-1988.

Forecasting sclerotinia infection in UK oilseed rape

Young, C., Canning, G. and West, J. S. 2018. Forecasting sclerotinia infection in UK oilseed rape. Iobc.

Arable Crop Disease Alert System - AHDB Project Report 594

West, J. S., Canning, G., King, K. M., Fraaije, B. A. and Wili, S. 2018. Arable Crop Disease Alert System - AHDB Project Report 594. Stoneleigh HGCA/AHDB, Stoneleigh.

Three Colletotrichum Species, Including a New Species, are Associated to Leaf Anthracnose of Rubber Tree in Hainan, China

Cao, X., Xu, X., Che, H., West, J. S. and Luo, D. 2018. Three Colletotrichum Species, Including a New Species, are Associated to Leaf Anthracnose of Rubber Tree in Hainan, China. Plant Disease. 103 (1), pp. 117-124.

Input data needed for a risk model for the entry, establishment and spread of a pathogen (Phomopsis vaccinii) of blueberries and cranberries in the EU

Van Bruggen, A. H. C., West, J. S., Van der Werf, W., Potting, R. P. J., Gardi, C., Koufakis, I., Zelenev, V. V., Narouei-Khandan, H., Schilder, A. and Harmon, P. 2018. Input data needed for a risk model for the entry, establishment and spread of a pathogen (Phomopsis vaccinii) of blueberries and cranberries in the EU. Annals of Applied Biology. 172 (2), pp. 126-147.

Inoculum potential of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum sclerotia depends on isolate and host plant

Taylor, A., Coventry, E., Handy, C., West, J. S., Young, C. S. and Clarkson, J. P. 2018. Inoculum potential of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum sclerotia depends on isolate and host plant. Plant Pathology. 67 (6), pp. 1286-1295.

The potential of fluorescence imaging to distinguish insect pest and non-pest species

Perryman, S. A. M., Shortall, C. R., Halsey, K. and West, J. S. 2018. The potential of fluorescence imaging to distinguish insect pest and non-pest species.

Genetic analysis of Pyrenopeziza brassicae, cause of light leaf spot of brassicas, in the European Union, Oceania, and North America

Carmody, S., King, K. M., Classen, B., Fraaije, B. A., West, J. S., Ocamb, C. M. and du Toit, L. 2017. Genetic analysis of Pyrenopeziza brassicae, cause of light leaf spot of brassicas, in the European Union, Oceania, and North America. APS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, USA, August 5-9, 2017. American Phytopathological Society (APS). doi:10.1094/PHYTO-107-12-S5.1

Detection of biotic and abiotic stresses in crops by using hierarchical self organizing classifiers

Pantazi, X., Dimitrios, M., Oberti, R., West, J. S., Mouazen, A. and Bochtis, D. 2017. Detection of biotic and abiotic stresses in crops by using hierarchical self organizing classifiers. Precision Agriculture. 18 (3), p. 383–393.

Identification of pest and disease resistance in the UK OREGIN Brassica biodiversity collection

Huang, Y. J., West, J. S., Mitrousia, G. K., Wood, T. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2017. Identification of pest and disease resistance in the UK OREGIN Brassica biodiversity collection. Hull, R. I. C., Jellis, G., May, M., Miller, P., Moss, S. R., Nicholls, C. and Orson, J. (ed.) In : Crop Production in Southern Britain 2017, AAB 134. Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick .

Distribution and Fungicide Sensitivity of Colletotrichum Species Complexes from Rubber Tree in Hainan, China

Cao, X. R., Xu, X. M., Che, H. Y., West, J. S. and Luo, D. Q. 2017. Distribution and Fungicide Sensitivity of Colletotrichum Species Complexes from Rubber Tree in Hainan, China. Plant Disease. 101 (10), pp. 1774-1780.

Precision disease protection systems for agriculture and horticulture

West, J. S., Canning, G., Perryman, S. A. M., Kaczmarek, A. and King, K. M. 2017. Precision disease protection systems for agriculture and horticulture. In : Precision systems in agricultural and horticultural production 2017, AAB135. Association of Applied Biologists (AAB).

Pest categorisation of Ips sexdentatus

EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH), Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Kertesz, V., Aukhojee, M. and Grégoire, J-C. 2017. Pest categorisation of Ips sexdentatus. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4999

Pest categorisation of Pseudocercospora pini-densiflorae

EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH), Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J-C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Boberg, J., Gonthier, P. and Pautasso, M. 2017. Pest categorisation of Pseudocercospora pini-densiflorae. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.5029

Pest categorisation of Gremmeniella abietina

EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH), Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J-C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Boberg, J., Gonthier, P. and Pautasso, M. 2017. Pest categorisation of Gremmeniella abietina. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.5030

Citrus junos as a host of citrus bacterial canker

Jeger, M., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Miret, J. A. J., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Pruvost, O., Kozelska, S., Guajardo, I. M., Bragard, C. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Citrus junos as a host of citrus bacterial canker. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4876

Pest categorisation of Entoleuca mammata

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Boberg, J., Gonthier, P., Pautasso, M. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Entoleuca mammata. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4925

Pest categorisation of Dendroctonus micans

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Miret, J. A. J., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Kertesz, V., Aukhojee, M., Gregoire, J. C. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Dendroctonus micans. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4880

Pest risk assessment of Atropellis spp. for the EU territory

Jeger, M., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Miret, J. A. J., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Boberg, J., Puglia, A. P., Vettraino, A. M., Pautasso, M., Rossi, V. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest risk assessment of Atropellis spp. for the EU territory. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4877

Pest categorisation of Anthonomus signatus

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Miret, J. A. J., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Czwienczek, E., Aukhojee, M., MacLeod, A. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Anthonomus signatus. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4882

Pest categorisation of Pseudocercospora angolensis

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Anton, J., Miret, J., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Gonzalez-Dominguez, E., Vicent, A., Vloutoglou, I., Bottex, B., Rossi, V. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Pseudocercospora angolensis. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4883

Pest categorisation of Ips typographus

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Miret, J. A. J., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Kertesz, V., Aukhojee, M., Gregoire, J. C. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Ips typographus. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4881

Pest categorisation of Spodoptera frugiperda

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Gardi, C., Aukhojee, M., MacLeod, A. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Spodoptera frugiperda. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4927

Pest categorisation of Little cherry pathogen (non-EU isolates)

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Chatzivassiliou, E., Winter, S., Hollo, G., Candresse, T. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Little cherry pathogen (non-EU isolates). doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4926

Pest categorisation of Cadang-Cadang viroid

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Werf, W. V. D., West, J. S., Chatzivassiliou, E., Winter, S., Hollo, G. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Cadang-Cadang viroid. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4928

Pest risk assessment of Radopholus similis for the EU territory

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Miret, J. A. J., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Schans, J., Kozelska, S., Mosbach-Schulz, O., Urek, G. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest risk assessment of Radopholus similis for the EU territory. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4879

Pest risk assessment of Diaporthe vaccinii for the EU territory

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Miret, J. A. J., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Gardi, C., Mosbach-Schulz, O., Koufakis, I., Van Bruggen, A. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest risk assessment of Diaporthe vaccinii for the EU territory. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4924

Pest risk assessment of Eotetranychuslewisi for the EU territory

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Bergeretti, F., Bjorklund, N., Mosbach-Schulz, O., Vos, S., Navajas Navarro, M. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest risk assessment of Eotetranychuslewisi for the EU territory. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4878

Pest categorisation of Beet curly top virus (non-EU isolates)

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Chatzivassiliou, E., Winter, S., Hollo, G., Candresse, T. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Beet curly top virus (non-EU isolates). doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4998

Pest categorisation of Witches' broom disease of lime (Citrus aurantifolia) phytoplasma

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Dickinson, M., Marzachi, C., Hollo, G., Caffier, D. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Witches' broom disease of lime (Citrus aurantifolia) phytoplasma. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.5027

Pest categorisation of Palm lethal yellowing phytoplasmas

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Dickinson, M., Marzachi, C., Hollo, G., Caffier, D. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Palm lethal yellowing phytoplasmas. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.5028

Pest categorisation of Satsuma dwarf virus

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Chatzivassiliou, E., Winter, S., Catara, A., Duran-Vila, N., Hollo, G., Candresse, T. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Satsuma dwarf virus. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.5032

Pest categorisation of Tatter leaf virus

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Chatzivassiliou, E., Winter, S., Catara, A., Duran-Vila, N., Hollo, G., Candresse, T. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Tatter leaf virus. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.5033

Pest categorisation of Citrus tristeza virus (non-European isolates)

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Chatzivassiliou, E., Winter, S., Catara, A., Duran-Vila, N., Hollo, G., Candresse, T. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Citrus tristeza virus (non-European isolates). doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.5031

Pest categorisation of Hishimonus phycitis

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Jaques Miret, J. A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Gardi, C., Aukhojee, M., Bergeretti, F., MacLeod, A. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Hishimonus phycitis. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.5037

Pest categorisation of Ips duplicatus

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Kertesz, V., Aukhojee, M., Gregoire, J. C. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Ips duplicatus. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.5040

Pest categorisation of Ips amitinus

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Kertesz, V., Aukhojee, M., Gregoire, J. C. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2017. Pest categorisation of Ips amitinus. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2017.5038

Fungal Communities Including Plant Pathogens in Near Surface Air Are Similar across Northwestern Europe

Nicolaisen, M., West, J. S., Sapkota, R., Canning, G., Schoen, C. and Justesen, A. F. 2017. Fungal Communities Including Plant Pathogens in Near Surface Air Are Similar across Northwestern Europe. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8 (1729).

Intra-diurnal and daily changes in Didymella ascospore concentrations in the air of an urban site

Sadys, M. and West, J. S. 2017. Intra-diurnal and daily changes in Didymella ascospore concentrations in the air of an urban site. Fungal Ecology. 27A (June), pp. 87-95.

Novel technologies for the detection of Fusarium head blight disease and airborne inoculum

West, J. S., Canning, G., Perryman, S. A. M. and King, K. M. 2017. Novel technologies for the detection of Fusarium head blight disease and airborne inoculum. Tropical Plant Pathology. 42 (3), pp. 203-209.

Science protecting plant health conference (SPPH2017); 26-28 September, Brisbane, Australia

West, J. S. 2017. Science protecting plant health conference (SPPH2017); 26-28 September, Brisbane, Australia. Research Information. doi:10.1564/v28_dec_00

Scientific opinion on four statements questioning the EU control strategy against Xylella fastidiosa

Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Miret, J. A. J., Jeger, M., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2016. Scientific opinion on four statements questioning the EU control strategy against Xylella fastidiosa. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4450

Treatment solutions to cure Xylella fastidiosa diseased plants

Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Miret, J. A. J., Jeger, M., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2016. Treatment solutions to cure Xylella fastidiosa diseased plants. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4456

Evaluation of new scientific information on Phyllosticta citricarpa in relation to the EFSA PLH Panel (2014) Scientific Opinion on the plant health risk to the EU

Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Miret, J. A. J., Jeger, M., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2016. Evaluation of new scientific information on Phyllosticta citricarpa in relation to the EFSA PLH Panel (2014) Scientific Opinion on the plant health risk to the EU. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4513

Statement on diversity of Xylella fastidiosa subsp. pauca in Apulia EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH)

Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Miret, J. A. J., Jeger, M., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2016. Statement on diversity of Xylella fastidiosa subsp. pauca in Apulia EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH). doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4542

Susceptibility of Citrus spp., Quercus ilex and Vitis spp. to Xylella fastidiosa strain CoDiRO

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Miret, J. A. J., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., De La Fuente, L., Lopes, J. R. S., Tramontini, S., Andueza, M., Candresse, T. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2016. Susceptibility of Citrus spp., Quercus ilex and Vitis spp. to Xylella fastidiosa strain CoDiRO. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4601

Susceptibility of Phoenix roebelenii to Xylella fastidiosa

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Gregoire, J. C., Miret, J. A. J., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Tramontini, S., Andueza, M., Candresse, T. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2016. Susceptibility of Phoenix roebelenii to Xylella fastidiosa. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4600

Risk to plant health of Flavescence doree for the EU territory

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Miret, J. A. J., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Bosco, D., Foissac, X., Strauss, G., Hollo, G., Mosbach-Schulz, O., Gregoire, J. C. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2016. Risk to plant health of Flavescence doree for the EU territory. Wiley. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4603

Risk assessment and reduction options for Ceratocystis platani in the EU

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Miret, J. A. J., MacLeod, A., Navarro, M. N., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Santini, A., Tsopelas, P., Vloutoglou, I., Pautasso, M., Rossi, V. and EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) 2016. Risk assessment and reduction options for Ceratocystis platani in the EU. Wiley. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4640

Risk to plant health of Ditylenchus destructor for the EU territory

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Caffier, D., Candresse, T., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Grégoire, J-C., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Rossi, V., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Mosbach-Schulz, O. and Urek, G. 2016. Risk to plant health of Ditylenchus destructor for the EU territory. Wiley. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4602

Risk assessment and reduction options for Cryphonectria parasitica in the EU

Jeger, M., Bragard, C., Chatzivassiliou, E., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Gilioli, G., Jaques Miret, J. A., MacLeod, A., Navajas Navarro, M., Niere, B., Parnell, S., Potting, R., Rafoss, T., Urek, G., Van Bruggen, A., Van Der Werf, W., West, J. S., Winter, S., Maresi, G., Prospero, S., Vettraino, A. M., Vloutoglou, I., Pautasso, M. and Rossi, V. 2016. Risk assessment and reduction options for Cryphonectria parasitica in the EU. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4641

Plans for a pest risk assessment of Diaporthe vaccinii in the European Union by the Plant Health Panel of the European Food Safety Authority

Van Bruggen, A., Gardi, C., Gilioli, G., Koufakis, I., Van Der Werf, W. and West, J. S. 2016. Plans for a pest risk assessment of Diaporthe vaccinii in the European Union by the Plant Health Panel of the European Food Safety Authority. Acta Horticulturae XI International Vaccination Sympoium, Orlando, Florida, USA, 10-14 April, 2016. pp. 182

Pollen dispersal in a hybrid cereal canopy

Sadys, M., West, J. S., Spiller, M., Melichar, G., Stiewe, G. and Reynolds, A. M. 2016. Pollen dispersal in a hybrid cereal canopy. In : Proceedings 6th European Symposium on Aerobiology, At Lyon, France, 18-22 July, 2016 . pp. Oral 2315

Detection and quantification of airborne inoculum of Blumeria graminis f. sp. tritici using quantitative PCR

Cao, X., Yao, D., Zhou, Y., West, J. S., Xu, X., Luo, Y., Ding, K., Fan, J. and Duan, X. 2016. Detection and quantification of airborne inoculum of Blumeria graminis f. sp. tritici using quantitative PCR. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 146, pp. 225-229.

Annual Project Report March 2015 to Feb 2016. Report to AHDB on Project RD-2140022105: Arable Crop Diease Alert System

West, J. S., Canning, G. and Wili, S. 2016. Annual Project Report March 2015 to Feb 2016. Report to AHDB on Project RD-2140022105: Arable Crop Diease Alert System.

Potential impact of climate change on fungal distributions: analysis of 2 years of contrasting weather in the UK

Sadys, M., Kennedy, R. and West, J. S. 2016. Potential impact of climate change on fungal distributions: analysis of 2 years of contrasting weather in the UK. Aerobiologia. 32, pp. 127-137.

Leptosphaeria maculans - an aggressive OSR pathogen and air pollutant

Jedryczka, M., Kaczmarek, J., Dawidziuk, A., Aubertot, J. N., Latunde-Dada, A. O., West, J. S., Sadys, M., Kennedy, R., Gilski, M., Grinn-Gofron, A. and Strzelczak, A. 2015. Leptosphaeria maculans - an aggressive OSR pathogen and air pollutant. Abstracts 14th International Rapeseed Congress, Saskatoon, 5-9 July 2015 . pp. 98

Impact of climate change on diseases in sustainable arable crop systems: CLIMDIS (HGCA Project Report No. 539)

West, J. S., Fitt, B. D. L., Townsend, J. A., Stevens, M., Edwards, S. G., Turner, J. A., Ellerton, D., Flind, A., King, J., Hasler, J., Werner, C. P., Tapsell, C., Holdgate, S., Summers, R., Angus, B. and Edmonds, J. 2015. Impact of climate change on diseases in sustainable arable crop systems: CLIMDIS (HGCA Project Report No. 539). Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) Stoneleigh.

Scientific opinion on hot water treatment of Vitis sp. for Xylella fastidiosa

EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH), Parnell, S. and West, J. S. 2015. Scientific opinion on hot water treatment of Vitis sp. for Xylella fastidiosa. European Food Safety Authority,. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2015.4225

Differences in MAT gene distribution and expression between Rhynchosporium species on grasses

King, K. M., West, J. S., Fitt, B. D. L. and Dyer, P. S. 2015. Differences in MAT gene distribution and expression between Rhynchosporium species on grasses. Plant Pathology. 64 (2), pp. 344-354.

Detection of powdery mildew in two winter wheat plant densities and prediction of grain yield using canopy hyperspectral reflectance

Cao, X., Luo, Y., Zhou, Y., Fan, J., Xu, X., West, J. S., Duan, X. and Cheng, D. 2015. Detection of powdery mildew in two winter wheat plant densities and prediction of grain yield using canopy hyperspectral reflectance. PLOS ONE. 10, p. e0121462.

Innovations in air sampling to detect plant pathogens

West, J. S. and Kimber, R. B. E. 2015. Innovations in air sampling to detect plant pathogens. Annals of Applied Biology. 166 (1), pp. 4-17.

Optical sensing of crop diseases for phenotyping and early detection

West, J. S. 2015. Optical sensing of crop diseases for phenotyping and early detection. Abstracts Workshop on Advances and Challenges of Phenotyping Biotic and Abiotic Stress: from Lab to Field, Sheffield, 12-13 January 2015 .

Airborne sampling and optical sensing methods for macro scale mapping

West, J. S., Canning, G., Heard, S., Fraaije, B. A., Bonants, P., Van Gent-Pelzer, M., Nicolaisen, M., Justesen, A. F. and Wili, S. G. 2015. Airborne sampling and optical sensing methods for macro scale mapping. Abstracts IPM Innovation in Europe, Poznan, 14-16 January 2015 . pp. 57

Air Sampling Device. GB2496995 (B)

Wili, S. and West, J. S. 2014. Air Sampling Device. GB2496995 (B).

Splash dispersal of Phyllosticta citricarpa conidia from infected citrus fruit (EFSA Supporting Publication 2014:EN-560)

Perryman, S. A. M. and West, J. S. 2014. Splash dispersal of Phyllosticta citricarpa conidia from infected citrus fruit (EFSA Supporting Publication 2014:EN-560). European Food Safety Authority, Parma.

Monitoring air and rain for plant pathogens

West, J. S. 2014. Monitoring air and rain for plant pathogens. Abstracts EFSA/EPPO Joint Workshop on Data Collection and Information Sharing in Plant Health, Parma, 1-3 April 2014 . pp. 12

Precision disease detection to enhance crop protection decisions in a changing climate

West, J. S. 2014. Precision disease detection to enhance crop protection decisions in a changing climate. Agronomic Decision Making in an Uncertain Climate. Aspects of Applied Biology 125 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 95-98

Healthy air - healthy plants - healthy people: methods for detection of air-borne pathogens and allergens

Jedryczka, M., West, J. S., Kaczmarek, J., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Karolewski, Z. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2014. Healthy air - healthy plants - healthy people: methods for detection of air-borne pathogens and allergens. Abstracts 11th Conference of the European Foundation for Plant Pathology, Krakow, 8-13 September 2014 . pp. 101

New developments in identification and quantification of airborne inoculum

Heard, S. and West, J. S. 2014. New developments in identification and quantification of airborne inoculum. in: Gullino, M. L. and Bonants, P. J. M. (ed.) Detection and diagnostics of plant pathogens (Plant Pathology in the 21st Century 5) Springer, Dordrecht. pp. 3-19

Splash dispersal of Phyllosticta citricarpa conidia from infected citrus fruit

Perryman, S. A. M., Clark, S. J. and West, J. S. 2014. Splash dispersal of Phyllosticta citricarpa conidia from infected citrus fruit. Scientific Reports. 4, p. 6568.

Alterations in the predicted regulatory and coding regions of the sterol 14alpha-demethylase gene (CYP51) confer decreased azole sensitivity in the oilseed rape pathogen Pyrenopeziza brassicae

Carter, H. E., Fraaije, B. A., West, J. S., Kelly, S. L., Mehl, A., Shaw, M. W. and Cools, H. J. 2014. Alterations in the predicted regulatory and coding regions of the sterol 14alpha-demethylase gene (CYP51) confer decreased azole sensitivity in the oilseed rape pathogen Pyrenopeziza brassicae. Molecular Plant Pathology. 15 (5), pp. 513-522.

Plant pathogen dispersal

West, J. S. 2014. Plant pathogen dispersal. in: eLS John Wiley & Sons Chichester, West Sussex.

Detection and quantification of airborne ascospores of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum by quantitative-PCR

Rogers, S. L., Atkins, S. D., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Stonard, J. F. and West, J. S. 2013. Detection and quantification of airborne ascospores of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum by quantitative-PCR. IOBC.

New developments in identification and quantification of airborne inoculum

West, J. S., Heard, S., Canning, G., Fraaije, B. A. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2013. New developments in identification and quantification of airborne inoculum.

Detecting airborne inoculum to forecast oilseed rape diseases

West, J. S., Atkins, S. D., Mccartney, A., Evans, N. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2013. Detecting airborne inoculum to forecast oilseed rape diseases. IOBC.

Activity of enzymes associated with asparagine synthesis and breakdown in wheat under biotic and abiotic stress conditions

Kudiyarova, Z. S., Muttucumaru, N., West, J. S. and Halford, N. G. 2013. Activity of enzymes associated with asparagine synthesis and breakdown in wheat under biotic and abiotic stress conditions. Acrylamide, furans and other food-borne contaminants, from plant science to food chemistry. Aspects of Applied Biology 116 . pp. 119-124

Arable crop disease control, climate change and food security

Fitt, B. D. L., Evans, N., Gladders, P., Hughes, D. J. and West, J. S. 2013. Arable crop disease control, climate change and food security.

R gene-mediated resistance in Brassica napus that limits asexual sporulation but allows sexual sporulation by Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot)

Boys, E. F., West, J. S., Werner, C. P., King, G. J., Dyer, P. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2013. R gene-mediated resistance in Brassica napus that limits asexual sporulation but allows sexual sporulation by Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot).

Potential impact of a changing climate on Phoma stem canker and light leaf spot of oilseed rape in the UK

Evans, N., Fitt, B. D. L., Gladders, P., Huang, Y-J. and West, J. S. 2013. Potential impact of a changing climate on Phoma stem canker and light leaf spot of oilseed rape in the UK. IOBC.

Automated detection of airborne plant pathogen spores

West, J. S. 2013. Automated detection of airborne plant pathogen spores. Abstracts Ciclo de Conferencias: Panorama Actual de las Ciencias Atmosfericas, Mexico City, 29 July - 9 August 2013 .

Precision pathology: the technological options

West, J. S. 2013. Precision pathology: the technological options. Abstracts Visions of Plant Disease Management in 2050: Metropolis, Arcadia or Dystopia? BSPP Presidential Meeting 2013, Birmingham, 17-18 December 2013 .

DNA analysis for plant pathogen detection in air samples

West, J. S., Canning, G., Bonants, P., Van Gent-Pelzer, M., Nicolaisen, M. and Justesen, A. 2013. DNA analysis for plant pathogen detection in air samples. Abstracts Future IPM in Europe, Riva del Garda, 19-21 March 2013 .

Biocontrol of stem-base infection by mycotoxin-producing Fusarium species by Fusarium equiseti and other fungal antagonists

Perryman, S. A. M. and West, J. S. 2013. Biocontrol of stem-base infection by mycotoxin-producing Fusarium species by Fusarium equiseti and other fungal antagonists. Postitive plant microbial interactions: their role in maintaining sustainable and natural ecosystems. Aspects of Applied Biology 120 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 15-21

Simultaneous real-time PCR detection of Fusarium asiaticum, F. ussurianum and F. vorosii, representing the Asian clade of the F. graminearum species complex

Fernandez-Ortuno, D., Waalwijk, C., Van Der Lee, T., Fan, J., Atkins, S., West, J. S. and Fraaije, B. A. 2013. Simultaneous real-time PCR detection of Fusarium asiaticum, F. ussurianum and F. vorosii, representing the Asian clade of the F. graminearum species complex. International Journal of Food MicroBiology. 166, pp. 148-154.

SYield - a risk alert system for Sclerotinia in oilseed rape

West, J. S., Wili, S., Canning, G., Heard, S., Weiss, S., Jackman, P., Coldrick, Z., Mortimer, A., Drago, G., Johnson, G., Grieve, B., Norman, K., Elsom, K., Kozan, K., Easton, C., Jobling, G., Magri, B., Armstrong, S., Perfect, S., Scuffell, D. and Singh, S. 2013. SYield - a risk alert system for Sclerotinia in oilseed rape. Abstracts Bi-annual Meeting IOBC-ICOC Working Group on Integrated Control in Oilseed Crops, Belvaux, 8-10 October 2013 . pp. 49

Final report: Contract no NP/EFSA/PLH/2013/01-CTI

West, J. S. and Perryman, S. A. M. 2013. Final report: Contract no NP/EFSA/PLH/2013/01-CTI.

Evolutionary relationships between Rhynchosporium lolii sp. nov. and other Rhynchosporium species on grasses

King, K. M., West, J. S., Brunner, P. C., Dyer, P. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2013. Evolutionary relationships between Rhynchosporium lolii sp. nov. and other Rhynchosporium species on grasses. PLOS ONE. 8, p. e72536.

Sustainable agriculture and greenhouse gas emissions

West, J. S. 2013. Sustainable agriculture and greenhouse gas emissions. in: Korres, N. E., O'Kiely, P., Benzie, J. A. H. and West, J. S. (ed.) Bioenergy production by anaerobic digestion Routledge. pp. 3-7

Bioenergy production by anaerobic digestion: using agricultural biomass and organic wastes

Korres, N. E., O'Kiely, P., Benzie, J. A. H. and West, J. S. 2013. Bioenergy production by anaerobic digestion: using agricultural biomass and organic wastes. Routledge Abingdon.

Detection and molecular characterisation of Pyrenopeziza brassicae isolates resistant to methyl benzimidazole carbamates

Carter, H. E., Cools, H. J., West, J. S., Shaw, M. W. and Fraaije, B. A. 2013. Detection and molecular characterisation of Pyrenopeziza brassicae isolates resistant to methyl benzimidazole carbamates. Pest Management Science. 69 (9), pp. 1040-1048.

Future IPM in Europe - the PURE project's first stakeholder congress

West, J. S. 2013. Future IPM in Europe - the PURE project's first stakeholder congress. Research Information. doi:10.1564/v24_jun_09

Food security: a systems approach. White paper presented at EU Science: Global Challenges and Global Collaboration, Brussels, 6 March 2013

Mcmurray, G., Arruda, C., Britton, D., Eidenberger, T., Evans, S., Gibney, M., Mccarthy, U., Moran, L., Opara, L., Saner, S. and West, J. S. 2013. Food security: a systems approach. White paper presented at EU Science: Global Challenges and Global Collaboration, Brussels, 6 March 2013.

Development of the Miniature Virtual Impactor - MVI - for long-term and automated air sampling to detect plant pathogen spores

West, J. S., Canning, G., Heard, S. and Wili, S. G. 2013. Development of the Miniature Virtual Impactor - MVI - for long-term and automated air sampling to detect plant pathogen spores. Abstracts EU PURE Project Conference on Future IPM in Europe, Riva del Garda, 19-21 March 2013 .

Reduced azole sensitivity in the oilseed rape pathogen Pyrenopziza brassicae

Carter, H. E., Cools, H. J., West, J. S., Shaw, M., Mehl, A. and Fraaije, B. A. 2012. Reduced azole sensitivity in the oilseed rape pathogen Pyrenopziza brassicae. American Phytopathological Society (APS).

New air sampler developed to study plant pathogen spores

Wili, S. G. and West, J. S. 2012. New air sampler developed to study plant pathogen spores.

Aerobiology and air sampling in plant pathology

West, J. S. 2012. Aerobiology and air sampling in plant pathology.

Effects of climate change on sugar beet and arable crop diseases in the UK

West, J. S. and Stevens, M. 2012. Effects of climate change on sugar beet and arable crop diseases in the UK. British Sugar.

Effects of R gene-mediated resistance in Brassica napus (oilseed rape) on asexual and sexual sporulation of Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot)

Boys, E. F., Roques, S. E., West, J. S., Werner, C. P., King, G. J., Dyer, P. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2012. Effects of R gene-mediated resistance in Brassica napus (oilseed rape) on asexual and sexual sporulation of Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot). Plant Pathology. 61 (3), pp. 543-554.

Comparative biology of different plant pathogens to estimate effects of climate change on crop diseases in Europe

West, J. S., Townsend, J. A., Stevens, M. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2012. Comparative biology of different plant pathogens to estimate effects of climate change on crop diseases in Europe. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 133, pp. 315-331.

A comparison of GHG emissions from UK field crop production under selected arable systems with reference to disease control

Carlton, R. R., West, J. S., Smith, P. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2012. A comparison of GHG emissions from UK field crop production under selected arable systems with reference to disease control. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 133, pp. 333-351.

Impacts of changing climate and agronomic factors on fusarium ear blight of wheat in the UK

West, J. S., Holdgate, S., Townsend, J. A., Edwards, S. G., Jennings, P. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2012. Impacts of changing climate and agronomic factors on fusarium ear blight of wheat in the UK. Fungal Ecology. 5 (1), pp. 53-61.

Temporal and spatial transgene expression using a heat-shock promoter in transgenic wheat

Freeman, J., Sparks, C. A., West, J. S., Shewry, P. R. and Jones, H. D. 2011. Temporal and spatial transgene expression using a heat-shock promoter in transgenic wheat. GM Crops: from Basic Research to Application. Aspects of Applied Biology 110 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 85-91

Both mating types are present in Rhynchosporium commune, R. agropyri and R. secalis populations

King, K. M., West, J. S., Stefansson, T. S., Mcdonald, B. A., Knogge, W., Dyer, P. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2011. Both mating types are present in Rhynchosporium commune, R. agropyri and R. secalis populations. Abstracts 4th International Workshop on Barley Leaf Blights, Dundee, 27-29 June 2011 .

Development of typical and atypical Rynchosporium lesions on different grass hosts

King, K. M., West, J. S., Dyer, P. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2011. Development of typical and atypical Rynchosporium lesions on different grass hosts. Crop protection in Southern Britain. Aspects of Applied Biology 106 . pp. 1-6

Optical sensing of symptoms for early detection of crop disease

West, J. S. 2011. Optical sensing of symptoms for early detection of crop disease. Abstracts One Day Workshop on New Technologies for Early Pest and Disease Detection, Marston, 12 October 2011 .

Potential for air sampling for early detection of crop disease

West, J. S. 2011. Potential for air sampling for early detection of crop disease. Abstracts One Day Workshop on New Technologies for Early Pest and Disease Detection, Marston, 12 October 2011 .

Climate change and arable crop disease control: mitigation and adaptation

Fitt, B. D. L., Evans, N., Gladders, P., Hughes, D. J., Madgwick, J. W., Jeger, M. J., Townsend, J. A., Turner, J. A. and West, J. S. 2011. Climate change and arable crop disease control: mitigation and adaptation. Deising, H. B., Lyr, H., Russell, P. E., Kuck, K. H., Gisi, U. and Dehne, H. W. (ed.) Modern Fungicides and Antifungal Compounds VI: Proceedings 16th Reinhardsbrunn Symposium, Friedrichroda, 25-29 April 2010 . Deutsche Phytomedizinische Gesellschaft, Braunschweig. pp. 17-26

Disease control on UK winter oilseed rape contributes to climate change mitigation

Mahmuti, M., West, J. S., Watts, J., Gladders, P., Hughes, D. J. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2011. Disease control on UK winter oilseed rape contributes to climate change mitigation. Abstracts 13th International Rapeseed Congress, Prague, 5-9 June 2011 . pp. 1330-1333

Effects of disease control by fungicides on greenhouse gas emissions by UK arable crop production

Hughes, D. J., West, J. S., Atkins, S. D., Gladders, P., Jeger, M. J. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2011. Effects of disease control by fungicides on greenhouse gas emissions by UK arable crop production. Pest Management Science. 67 (9), pp. 1082-1092.

Effects of Leptosphaeria maculans race structure and fitness cost of virulence on management of phoma cell canker in oilseed rape

Huang, Y-J., Balesdent, M., Van De Wouw, A., Stonard, J., Evans, N., West, J. S., Rouxel, T. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2011. Effects of Leptosphaeria maculans race structure and fitness cost of virulence on management of phoma cell canker in oilseed rape. Abstracts 13th International Rapeseed Congress, Prague, 5-9 June 2011 . pp. 1181-1184

Impacts of climate change on phoma stem canker and light leaf spot on UK winter oilseed rape

Fitt, B. D. L., Evans, N., Huang, Y-J., West, J. S. and Gladders, P. 2011. Impacts of climate change on phoma stem canker and light leaf spot on UK winter oilseed rape. Abstracts 13th International Rapeseed Congress, Prague, 5-9 June 2011 . pp. 1226-1229

Resistance to Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot) in Brassica napus (oilseed rape) stops asexual but not sexual sporulation

Boys, E. F., Roques, S., West, J. S., Werner, C. P., King, G. J., Dyer, P. S., Hughes, D. J. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2011. Resistance to Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot) in Brassica napus (oilseed rape) stops asexual but not sexual sporulation. Abstracts 13th International Rapeseed Congress, Prague, 5-9 June 2011 .

The impact of climate change on crop diseases with a focus on diseases of wheat and oilseed rape (colza-canola)

West, J. S. 2011. The impact of climate change on crop diseases with a focus on diseases of wheat and oilseed rape (colza-canola). Abstracts 2nd Congreso Argentino de Fitopatologia, Mar del Plata, 1-3 June 2011 . pp. 11-13

Corrigendum: Detection and quantification of airborne inoculum of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum using quantitative PCR

Rogers, S. L., Atkins, S. D. and West, J. S. 2011. Corrigendum: Detection and quantification of airborne inoculum of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum using quantitative PCR. Plant Pathology. 60 (4), p. 800.

Erratum: The impact of climate change on disease constraints on production of oilseed rape

Evans, N., Butterworth, M. H., Baierl, A., Semenov, M. A., West, J. S., Barnes, A., Moran, D. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2011. Erratum: The impact of climate change on disease constraints on production of oilseed rape. Food Security. 3 (1), pp. 117-120.

Intelligent multi-sensor system for the detection and treatment of fungal diseases in arable crops

Moshou, D., Bravo, C., Oberti, R., West, J. S., Ramon, H., Vougioukas, S. and Bochtis, D. 2011. Intelligent multi-sensor system for the detection and treatment of fungal diseases in arable crops. Biosystems Engineering. 108, pp. 311-321.

Impacts of climate change on wheat anthesis and fusarium ear blight in the UK

Madgwick, J. W., West, J. S., Wright, R. P., Semenov, M. A., Townsend, J. A., Turner, J. A. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2011. Impacts of climate change on wheat anthesis and fusarium ear blight in the UK. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 130 (1), pp. 117-131.

Arable crop disease control, climate change and food security

Fitt, B. D. L., Evans, N., Gladders, P., Hughes, D. J., Jeger, M. J., Turner, J. A. and West, J. S. 2011. Arable crop disease control, climate change and food security. Crop protection in Southern Britain. Aspects of Applied Biology 106 . pp. 161-169

Detection of fungal diseases optically and pathogen inoculum by air sampling

West, J. S., Bravo, C., Oberti, R., Moshou, D., Ramon, H. and McCartney, H. A. 2010. Detection of fungal diseases optically and pathogen inoculum by air sampling. in: Sikora, R. A., Oerke, E-C., Menz, G. and Gerhards, R. (ed.) Precision crop protection - the challenge and use of heterogeneity Springer, Berlin. pp. 135-149

Determining frequencies of avirulent alleles in airborne Leptosphaeria maculans inoculum using quantitative PCR

Van De Wouw, A. P., Stonard, J. F., Howlett, B. J., West, J. S., Fitt, B. D. L. and Atkins, S. D. 2010. Determining frequencies of avirulent alleles in airborne Leptosphaeria maculans inoculum using quantitative PCR. Plant Pathology. 59 (5), pp. 809-818.

Climate change and arable crop disease control: mitigation and adaptation

Fitt, B. D. L., Evans, N., Gladders, P., Hughes, D. J., Madgwick, J. W., Jeger, J., Townsend, J. A., Turner, J. A. and West, J. S. 2010. Climate change and arable crop disease control: mitigation and adaptation. Abstracts 16th International Reinhardsbrunn Symposium: Modern Fungicides and Antifungal Compounds, Friedrichroda, 25-29 April 2010 . pp. 18

The impact of climate change on disease constraints on production of oilseed rape

Evans, N., Butterworth, M. H., Baierl, A., Semenov, M. A., West, J. S., Barnes, A., Moran, D. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2010. The impact of climate change on disease constraints on production of oilseed rape. Food Security. 2 (2), pp. 143-156.

Use of QPCR techniques to predict light leaf spot resistance of oilseed rape varieties

Booth, E. J., West, J. S., Fitt, B. D. L., Rodgers, S. L., White, Robin P., Todd, A. D., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Thomas, J. E. and Gladders, P. 2010. Use of QPCR techniques to predict light leaf spot resistance of oilseed rape varieties. Proceedings Dundee Conference on Crop Protection in Northern Britain, Dundee, 23-24 February 2010 . pp. 87-90

Geographic variation in severity of phoma stem canker and Leptosphaeria maculans/L.biglobosa populations on UK winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus)

Stonard, J. F., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Huang, Y-J., West, J. S., Evans, N. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2010. Geographic variation in severity of phoma stem canker and Leptosphaeria maculans/L.biglobosa populations on UK winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus). European Journal of Plant Pathology. 126, pp. 97-109.

North-South divide: contrasting impacts of climate change on crop yields in Scotland and England

Butterworth, M. H., Semenov, M. A., Barnes, A., Moran, D., West, J. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2010. North-South divide: contrasting impacts of climate change on crop yields in Scotland and England. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 7, pp. 123-130.

Controlling crop disease to mitigate climate change

West, J. S., Mahmuti, M., Watts, J., Townsend, J. A., Gladders, P. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2009. Controlling crop disease to mitigate climate change. Measuring and Marketing the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Agricultural Practice. Aspects of Applied Biology 95 . pp. 25-31

Determining frequencies of avirulent alleles in airborne inoculum of Leptosphaeria maculans using molecular assays

Van De Wouw, A. P., Stonard, J. F., Atkins, S. D., Howlett, B. J., West, J. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2009. Determining frequencies of avirulent alleles in airborne inoculum of Leptosphaeria maculans using molecular assays. Proceedings 16th Australian Research Assembly on Brassicas, Ballarat, 14-16 September 2009 . pp. 150-153

North-south divide: contrasting impacts of climate change on crop yields in Scotland and England

Butterworth, M. H., Semenov, M. A., Barnes, A., Moran, D., West, J. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2009. North-south divide: contrasting impacts of climate change on crop yields in Scotland and England. doi:10.1088/1755-1307/6/7/372051

The importance of weeds in the epidemiology of crop diseases

West, J. S. 2009. The importance of weeds in the epidemiology of crop diseases.

Controlling crop disease contributes to both food security and climate change mitigation

Mahmuti, M., West, J. S., Watts, J., Gladders, P. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2009. Controlling crop disease contributes to both food security and climate change mitigation. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. 7, pp. 189-202.

Detection and quantification of airborne inoculum of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum using quantitative PCR

Rogers, S. L., Atkins, S. D. and West, J. S. 2009. Detection and quantification of airborne inoculum of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum using quantitative PCR. Plant Pathology. 58 (2), pp. 324-331.

Detection of airborne plant pathogens: halting epidemics before they start

West, J. S., Atkins, S. D. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2009. Detection of airborne plant pathogens: halting epidemics before they start.

Components of resistance to diseases in winter oilseed rape cultivars: CORDISOR (HGCA Project Report No. 446)

West, J. S., Fitt, B. D. L., Rogers, S. L., White, Robin P., Todd, A. D., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Gladders, P., Thomas, J., Booth, E., Jennaway, R., Clarke, M., Padbury, N., Bowman, J., Nightingale, M., Werner, P. and Jellis, G. 2008. Components of resistance to diseases in winter oilseed rape cultivars: CORDISOR (HGCA Project Report No. 446). Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) London.

A quantitative-PCR method to detect and quantify airborne ascospores of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum

Rogers, S. L., Atkins, S. D., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Stonard, J. F. and West, J. S. 2008. A quantitative-PCR method to detect and quantify airborne ascospores of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Applied Aspects of Aerobiology. Asepcts of Applied Biology 89 . pp. 77-79

Preharvest qPCR diagnostics for better management of phoma stem canker and light leaf spot in oilseed rape

Latunde-Dada, A. O., Downes, K., Stonard, J. F., Rogers, S. L., West, J. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. Preharvest qPCR diagnostics for better management of phoma stem canker and light leaf spot in oilseed rape. Abstracts BSPP Presidential Meeting on Cereal Pathosystems, London, 16-17 December 2008 .

Detecting airborne inoculum to forecast arable crop diseases

West, J. S., Atkins, S. D., McCartney, H. A. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. Detecting airborne inoculum to forecast arable crop diseases. Applied aspects of aerobiology. Aspects of Applied Biology 89 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 1-6

Phoma stem canker and light leaf spot on oilseed rape in a changing climate

Fitt, B. D. L., Evans, N., Gladders, P., Huang, Y-J. and West, J. S. 2008. Phoma stem canker and light leaf spot on oilseed rape in a changing climate. Effects of Climate Change on Plants: Implications for Agriculture. Aspects of Applied Biology 88 . pp. 143-145

PCR to predict risk of airborne disease

West, J. S., Atkins, S. D., Emberlin, J. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. PCR to predict risk of airborne disease. Trends in MicroBiology. 16, pp. 380-387.

Data, not only in aerobiology: how normal is the normal distribution?

Limpert, E., Burke, J., Galan, C., Del Mar Trigo, M., West, J. S. and Stahel, W. A. 2008. Data, not only in aerobiology: how normal is the normal distribution? Aerobiologia. 24, pp. 121-124.

Quantifying DNA of Leptosphaeria maculans and Pyrenopeziza brassicae in oilseed rape tissues using QPCR

West, J. S., Rogers, S. L., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Pirie, E. J., Stonard, J. F., Huang, Y. J., Atkins, S. D. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. Quantifying DNA of Leptosphaeria maculans and Pyrenopeziza brassicae in oilseed rape tissues using QPCR.

Detection and monitoring of airborne pathogens by optical reflectance and air sampling

West, J. S., Rogers, S. L., Atkins, S. D. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. Detection and monitoring of airborne pathogens by optical reflectance and air sampling.

Detection and quantification of airborne ascopores of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum by QPCR

Rogers, S. L., Atkins, S. D., West, J. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. Detection and quantification of airborne ascopores of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum by QPCR.

Molecular detection of airborne Sclerotinia sclerotiorum spores on Mexican crops

Calderon-Ezquerro, C., Guerrero-Parra, H. A., Reyes-Montes, R., Toriello-Najera, C., West, J. S. and Atkins, J. 2008. Molecular detection of airborne Sclerotinia sclerotiorum spores on Mexican crops.

Resistance to Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot) in Brassica napus (winter oilseed rape)

Boys, E. F., West, J. S., Werner, C. P., King, G. J., Dyer, P. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. Resistance to Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot) in Brassica napus (winter oilseed rape).

Investigating the phenotype of a major gene-mediated resistance to Pyrenopeziza brassicae in Brassica napus

Boys, E. F., Reilly, K. H., West, J. S., Werner, C. P., Dyer, P. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. Investigating the phenotype of a major gene-mediated resistance to Pyrenopeziza brassicae in Brassica napus.

Phoma stem canker and light leaf spot on oilseed rape in a changing climate

Fitt, B. D. L., Evans, N., Gladders, P., Huang, Y. J. and West, J. S. 2008. Phoma stem canker and light leaf spot on oilseed rape in a changing climate. Abstracts BSPP Workshop on Break Crops, Peterborough, 24 June 2008 . pp. 3

Forecasting oilseed rape diseases from airborne inoculum

West, J. S., Atkins, S. D., Rogers, S. L. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. Forecasting oilseed rape diseases from airborne inoculum. Abstracts BSPP Workshop on Break Crops, Peterborough, 24 June 2008 . pp. 4

Factors affecting canker and light leaf spot severity in oilseed rape

West, J. S., Gladders, P., Booth, E., Thomas, J., Jennaway, R., Werner, P., Bowman, J., Nightingale, M., Padbury, N., Clarke, M., Rogers, S. L., Kenyon, D., Atkins, S. D., Boys, E. F., Huang, Y-J., Evans, N., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Li, Q. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. Factors affecting canker and light leaf spot severity in oilseed rape. Abstracts BSPP Workshop on Break Crops, Peterborough, 24 June 2008 . pp. 16

Development of a quantitative-PCR method to understand the epidemiology of sclerotinia stem rot of oilseed rape

Rogers, S. L., Atkins, S. D. and West, J. S. 2008. Development of a quantitative-PCR method to understand the epidemiology of sclerotinia stem rot of oilseed rape. Abstracts BSPP Workshop on Break Crops, Peterborough, 24 June 2008 .

Investigating the phenotype of major gene-mediated resistance to Pyrenopeziza brassicae in Brassica napus

Boys, E. F., Reilly, K. H., West, J. S., Werner, C. P., Dyer, P. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. Investigating the phenotype of major gene-mediated resistance to Pyrenopeziza brassicae in Brassica napus. Abstracts BSPP Workshop on Break Crops, Peterborough, 24 June 2008 .

Climate change set to worsen severity of stem canker

West, J. S., Rogers, S., Gladders, P. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2008. Climate change set to worsen severity of stem canker. Abstracts HGCA R&D Conference on Arable Cropping in a Changing Climate, Belton Woods, 23-24 January 2008 . pp. 135

Dispersal of fungal spores through the air

McCartney, H. A. and West, J. S. 2007. Dispersal of fungal spores through the air. in: Samson, R. A. and Dijksterhuis, J. (ed.) Food mycology: a multifaceted approach to fungi and food Boca Raton, Florida CRC Press. pp. 65-81

New methods to understand quantitative resistance to Leptosphaeria maculans and Pyrenopeziza brassicae in oilseed rape

Latunde-Dada, A. O., West, J. S., Measures, S., Huang, Y-J., Pirie, E. J. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2007. New methods to understand quantitative resistance to Leptosphaeria maculans and Pyrenopeziza brassicae in oilseed rape. Abstracts 12th International Rapeseed Congress, Wuhan, 26-30 March 2007 .

Effects of temperature and rainfall on date of release of ascospores of Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker) from winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus) debris in the UK

Huang, Y-J., Liu, Z., West, J. S., Todd, A. D., Hall, A. M. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2007. Effects of temperature and rainfall on date of release of ascospores of Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker) from winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus) debris in the UK. Annals of Applied Biology. 151 (1), pp. 99-111.

Resistance to infection by stealth: Brassica napus (winter oilseed rape) and Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot)

Boys, E. F., Roques, S. E., Ashby, A. M., Evans, N., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Thomas, J. E., West, J. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2007. Resistance to infection by stealth: Brassica napus (winter oilseed rape) and Pyrenopeziza brassicae (light leaf spot). European Journal of Plant Pathology. 118, pp. 307-321.

Understanding Sclerotinia infection in oilseed rape to improve risk assessment and disease escape

Young, C. S., Werner, C. P., West, J. S., Smith, J. A. and Rogers, S. L. 2007. Understanding Sclerotinia infection in oilseed rape to improve risk assessment and disease escape. Proceedings 12th International Rapeseed Congress. IV: Sustainable Development in Cruciferous Oilseed Crops Production, Wuhan, China, 26-30 March 2007 . Science Press, USA. pp. 140-143

Leptosphaeria maculans avirulence management for durable control of phoma stem canker on oilseed rape

West, J. S., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Rogers, S. L., Huang, Y-J., Evans, N. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2007. Leptosphaeria maculans avirulence management for durable control of phoma stem canker on oilseed rape. Proceedings 12th International Rapeseed Congress. IV: Sustainable Development in Cruciferous Oilseed Crops Production, Wuhan, China, 26-30 March 2007 . Science Press, USA. pp. 2-4

Integration of molecular diagnostics and air sampling to study plant pathogens

West, J. S., Fraaije, B. A., Motteram, J., Rogers, S. L., Lacey, M. E. and Lucas, J. A. 2006. Integration of molecular diagnostics and air sampling to study plant pathogens. Abstracts 8th International Congress on Aerobiology, Neuchatel, 21-25 August 2006 . pp. 260

Simultaneous identification of plant stresses and diseases in arable crops using proximal optical sensing and self-organising maps

Moshou, D., Bravo, C., Wahlen, S., West, J. S., McCartney, H. A., De Baerdemaeker, J. and Ramon, H. 2006. Simultaneous identification of plant stresses and diseases in arable crops using proximal optical sensing and self-organising maps. Precision Agriculture. 7, pp. 149-164.

Avirulence management for durable control of stem canker of oilseed rape in Europe

West, J. S., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Huang, Y-J., Evans, N. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2006. Avirulence management for durable control of stem canker of oilseed rape in Europe. Delivering Sustainability within Profitable Farming Systems - is it Possible? Aspects of Applied Biology 80 . pp. 171-176

The air spora: a manual for catching and identifying airborne biological particles

Lacey, M. E. and West, J. S. 2006. The air spora: a manual for catching and identifying airborne biological particles. Springer, Dordrecht.

Coexistence of related pathogen species on arable crops in space and time

Fitt, B. D. L., Huang, Y-J., Van Den Bosch, F. and West, J. S. 2006. Coexistence of related pathogen species on arable crops in space and time. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 44, pp. 163-182.

Dispersal of foliar plant pathogens: mechanisms, gradients and spatial patterns

McCartney, H. A., Fitt, B. D. L. and West, J. S. 2006. Dispersal of foliar plant pathogens: mechanisms, gradients and spatial patterns. in: Cooke, B. M., Kaye, B. and Gareth-Jones, D. (ed.) Epidemiology of plant diseases, 2nd ed. Springer, Amsterdam. pp. 159-192

Improved resistance management for durable disease control: a case study of phoma stem canker of oilseed rape (Brassica napus)

Aubertot, J. N., West, J. S., Bousset-Vaslin, L., Salam, M. U., Barbetti, M. J. and Diggle, A. J. 2006. Improved resistance management for durable disease control: a case study of phoma stem canker of oilseed rape (Brassica napus). European Journal of Plant Pathology. 114, pp. 91-106.

Plant disease detection based on data fusion of hyper-spectral and multi-spectral fluorescence imaging using Kohonen maps

Moshou, D., Bravo, C., Oberti, R., West, J. S., Bodria, L., McCartney, H. A. and Ramon, H. 2005. Plant disease detection based on data fusion of hyper-spectral and multi-spectral fluorescence imaging using Kohonen maps. Real-Time Imaging. 11, pp. 75-83.

The role of ascospores in further spread of QoI-resistant cytochrome b alleles (G143A) in field populations of Mycosphaerella graminicola

Fraaije, B. A., Cools, H. J., Fountaine, J., Lovell, D. J., Motteram, J., West, J. S. and Lucas, J. A. 2005. The role of ascospores in further spread of QoI-resistant cytochrome b alleles (G143A) in field populations of Mycosphaerella graminicola. Phytopathology. 95 (8), pp. 933-941.

Population dynamics and dispersal of Leptosphaeria maculans (blackleg of canola)

West, J. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2005. Population dynamics and dispersal of Leptosphaeria maculans (blackleg of canola). Australasian plant pathology. 34, pp. 457-461.

Factors affecting co-existence of related pathogen species on arable crops

West, J. S., Huang, Y-J., Van Den Bosch, F. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2005. Factors affecting co-existence of related pathogen species on arable crops. Abstracts 15th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference, Geelong, Australia, 26-29 September 2005 . pp. 92

Enhanced avirulence management for durable control of blackleg in Europe

West, J. S., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Huang, Y-J., Evans, N. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2005. Enhanced avirulence management for durable control of blackleg in Europe. Proceedings 14th Australian Research Assembly on Brassicas, Port Lincoln, South Australia, 3-7 October 2005 . pp. 76-81

Towards a sustainable whole-farm approach to the control of ergot

West, J. S. 2005. Towards a sustainable whole-farm approach to the control of ergot. Rothamsted Research Association.

Evidence for the eastward spread of the aggressive oilseed rape pathogen Leptosphaeria maculans in Europe

West, J. S., Fitt, B. D. L., Jedryczka, M. and Karolewski, Z. 2005. Evidence for the eastward spread of the aggressive oilseed rape pathogen Leptosphaeria maculans in Europe. Plant Protection and Plant Health in Europe: Introduction and Spread of Invasive Species. British Crop Protection Council Symposium Proceedings No 81 . British Crop Protection Council (BCPC). pp. 293-294

Disease resistance in Triticum monococcum to major UK wheat pathogens: investigations of the roles of RAR1/SGT1

Jing, H-C., Kornyukhin, D., Lovell, D. J., Kanyuka, K., Mitrofanova, O. P., Maguire, K., West, J. S. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2005. Disease resistance in Triticum monococcum to major UK wheat pathogens: investigations of the roles of RAR1/SGT1. Abstracts Small Grain Cereals Workshop, Dundee, 9-11 March 2005 .

Integration of spore trapping with molecular techniques to enhance epidemiological studies

West, J. S., McCartney, H. A., Fountaine, J., Fraaije, B. A., Lee, I. K. and Lucas, J. A. 2005. Integration of spore trapping with molecular techniques to enhance epidemiological studies. Abstracts 9th International Workshop on Plant Disease Epidemiology, Rennes, 10-15 April 2005 . pp. 65

Patterns of ascospore release in relation to phoma stem canker epidemiology in England (Leptosphaeria maculans ) and Poland (Leptosphaeria biglobosa )

Huang, Y-J., Fitt, B. D. L., Jedryczka, M., Dakowska, S., West, J. S., Gladders, P., Steed, J. M. and Li, Z-Q. 2005. Patterns of ascospore release in relation to phoma stem canker epidemiology in England (Leptosphaeria maculans ) and Poland (Leptosphaeria biglobosa ). European Journal of Plant Pathology. 111, pp. 263-277.

COmponents of Resistance to DISeases in winter Oilseed Rape: CORDISOR

West, J. S., Thomas, J., Gladders, P., Booth, E., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Evans, N. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2005. COmponents of Resistance to DISeases in winter Oilseed Rape: CORDISOR. Rothamsted Research Association.

Comparing fungal diseases on oilseed rape in England, France and Poland

West, J. S., Jedryczka, M., Penaud, A. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2004. Comparing fungal diseases on oilseed rape in England, France and Poland.

Automatic detection of 'yellow rust' in wheat using reflectance measurements and neural networks

Moshou, D., Bravo, C., West, J. S., Wahlen, S., McCartney, H. A. and Ramon, H. 2004. Automatic detection of 'yellow rust' in wheat using reflectance measurements and neural networks. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 44, pp. 173-188.

COmponents of Resistance to DISeases in winter Oilseed Rape: CORDISOR

West, J. S., Thomas, J., Gladders, P., Booth, E., Latunde-Dada, A. O., Evans, N. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2004. COmponents of Resistance to DISeases in winter Oilseed Rape: CORDISOR.

Exploiting Triticum monococcum as a source of disease resistance traits to important UK fungal and viral pathogens

Kornyukhin, D., Kanyuka, K., Lovell, D. J., Maguire, K., West, J. S., Mitrofanova, O. P. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2004. Exploiting Triticum monococcum as a source of disease resistance traits to important UK fungal and viral pathogens. Abstracts Discovery, Development and Delivery in Plant Pathology: 7th Conference of the European Foundation for Plant Pathology and BSPP Presidential Meeting 2004, Aberdeen, 5-10 September 2004 . pp. 54

Use of MAR sequences to stabilise the expression of a HMW glutenin subunit gene in transgenic wheat

Doherty, A., West, J. S., Sparks, C. A., Stone, M. C., Cannell, M. and Jones, H. D. 2003. Use of MAR sequences to stabilise the expression of a HMW glutenin subunit gene in transgenic wheat. Proceedings 10th International Wheat Genetics Symposium, Paestum, Italy, 1-6 September 2003 .

The potential of optical canopy measurement for targeted control of field crop diseases

West, J. S., Bravo, C., Oberti, R., Lemaire, D., Moshou, D. and McCartney, H. A. 2003. The potential of optical canopy measurement for targeted control of field crop diseases. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 41, pp. 593-614.

Development of phoma canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) on stems of winter oilseed rape in England in relation to thermal time

Fitt, B. D. L., Sun, P., Steed, J. M., Toscano-Underwood, C. and West, J. S. 2003. Development of phoma canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) on stems of winter oilseed rape in England in relation to thermal time. Proceedings 11th International Rapeseed Congress, Copenhagen, 6-10 July 2003 . pp. 1148-1150

Use of fungicides to control early and late epidemics of stem canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) in winter oilseed rape in England

Gladders, P., Mcdonough, S., Fitt, B. D. L., Steed, J. M. and West, J. S. 2003. Use of fungicides to control early and late epidemics of stem canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) in winter oilseed rape in England. Proceedings 11th International Rapeseed Congress, Copenhagen, 6-10 July 2003 . pp. 1151

Manipulating the expression of cytosolic glutamine synthetase in wheat of four different genetic backgrounds

Bernard, S. M., West, J. S., Foyer, C. H. and Habash, D. 2003. Manipulating the expression of cytosolic glutamine synthetase in wheat of four different genetic backgrounds.

Predicting latent infection around stripe rust foci for spatially variable fungicide application

West, J. S. and McCartney, H. A. 2003. Predicting latent infection around stripe rust foci for spatially variable fungicide application. Abstracts 8th International Congress of Plant Pathology, Christchurch, 2-7 February 2003 . pp. 113

Optical detection of wheat stripe rust disease foci for spatially variable fungicide application

McCartney, H. A., Lemaire, D., Bravo, C., Oberti, R. and West, J. S. 2003. Optical detection of wheat stripe rust disease foci for spatially variable fungicide application. Abstracts 8th International Congress of Plant Pathology, Christchurch, 2-7 February 2003 . pp. 273

Early disease detection in wheat fields using spectral reflectance

Bravo, C., Moshou, D., West, J. S., McCartney, H. A. and Ramon, H. 2003. Early disease detection in wheat fields using spectral reflectance. Biosystems Engineering. 84, pp. 137-145.

Transposon tagging in hexaploid wheat

Pastori, G. M., West, J. S. and Foyer, C. H. 2002. Transposon tagging in hexaploid wheat. Abstracts AAB Meeting Genotype-Phenotype: Narrowing the Gap, Cirencester, 16-18 December 2002 .

In field disease and nutrient stress detection by imaging spectrography at canopy level

Bravo, C., Moshou, D., West, J. S., Ramon, H. and McCartney, H. A. 2002. In field disease and nutrient stress detection by imaging spectrography at canopy level. Proceedings AgEng 2002, Budapest, 30 June-4 July 2002 .

Detection of foliar disease in the field by the fusion of measurements made by optical sensors

Bravo, C., Moshou, D., Oberti, R., West, J. S., McCartney, H. A., Bodria, L. and Ramon, H. 2002. Detection of foliar disease in the field by the fusion of measurements made by optical sensors. Proceedings ASAE Annual International Meeting/CIGR 15th World Congress, Chicago, 28-31 July 2002 .

The voice of the future 2002

West, J. S. 2002. The voice of the future 2002. Association of Applied Biologists (AAB).

Effects of temperature and incubation time on germination of ascospores of Leptosphaeria maculans and Leptosphaeria biglobosa in vitro

Huang, Y-J., Fitt, B. D. L., Toscano-Underwood, C., Todd, A. D., West, J. S., Hall, A. and Jedryczka, M. 2002. Effects of temperature and incubation time on germination of ascospores of Leptosphaeria maculans and Leptosphaeria biglobosa in vitro.

La necrose du collet du colza: analyse de la distribution du champignon dans la plante a l'aide d'outils moleculaires

Schmit, J., West, J. S., Narcy, J-P., Roux, J., Balesdent, M-H., Rouxel, T. and Gout, L. 2002. La necrose du collet du colza: analyse de la distribution du champignon dans la plante a l'aide d'outils moleculaires. EDP Sciences S. A..

New perspectives on the epidemiology and management of phoma stem canker of winter oilseed rape in England

West, J. S., Huang, Y-J., Steed, J. M., Leech, P. K., Fitt, B. D. L. and Gladders, P. 2002. New perspectives on the epidemiology and management of phoma stem canker of winter oilseed rape in England. Proceedings Brighton Crop Protection Conference - Pests and Diseases, 2002 . pp. 563-568

Biology of Leptosphaeria maculans ascospore release in England and Poland

West, J. S., Jedryczka, M., Leech, P. K., Dakowska, S., Huang, Y-J., Steed, J. M. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2002. Biology of Leptosphaeria maculans ascospore release in England and Poland.

Effects of timing on Leptosphaeria maculans ascospore release and fungicide regime on phoma leaf spot and phoma stem canker development on winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ) in southern England

West, J. S., Fitt, B. D. L., Leech, P. K., Biddulph, J. E., Huang, Y-J. and Balesdent, M-H. 2002. Effects of timing on Leptosphaeria maculans ascospore release and fungicide regime on phoma leaf spot and phoma stem canker development on winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ) in southern England. Plant Pathology. 51 (4), pp. 454-463.

Colonization of winter oilseed rape tissues by A/Tox+ and B/Tox0 Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker) in France and England

West, J. S., Balesdent, M-H., Rouxel, T., Narcy, J. P., Huang, Y-J., Roux, J., Steed, J. M., Fitt, B. D. L. and Schmit, J. 2002. Colonization of winter oilseed rape tissues by A/Tox+ and B/Tox0 Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker) in France and England. Plant Pathology. 51 (3), pp. 311-321.

Stimulation of Armillaria mellea by phenolic fungicides

West, J. S. and Fox, R. T. V. 2002. Stimulation of Armillaria mellea by phenolic fungicides. Annals of Applied Biology. 140 (3), pp. 291-295.

Optical disease detection and estimation of latent infections around disease foci for targeted pesticide application

West, J. S. and McCartney, H. A. 2002. Optical disease detection and estimation of latent infections around disease foci for targeted pesticide application. International Advances in Pesticide Application. Aspects of Applied Biology 66 . pp. 463-468

Improving stem canker control in winter oilseed rape by accurate timing of fungicide applications based on disease forecasts (HGCA Project Report No. OS51)

Gladders, P., Green, M. R., Steed, J. M., West, J. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2001. Improving stem canker control in winter oilseed rape by accurate timing of fungicide applications based on disease forecasts (HGCA Project Report No. OS51). Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) London.

Precision disease detection

West, J. S. and McCartney, H. A. 2001. Precision disease detection.

Factors affecting development of phoma canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) on stems of winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ) in southern England

Sun, P., Fitt, B. D. L., Steed, J. M., Toscano-Underwood, C. and West, J. S. 2001. Factors affecting development of phoma canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) on stems of winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ) in southern England. Annals of Applied Biology. 139 (2), pp. 227-242.

Effects of temperature on germination and hyphal growth from ascospores of A-group and B-group Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker of oilseed rape)

Huang, Y-J., Toscano-Underwood, C., Fitt, B. D. L., Todd, A. D., West, J. S., Koopmann, B. and Balesdent, M-H. 2001. Effects of temperature on germination and hyphal growth from ascospores of A-group and B-group Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker of oilseed rape). Annals of Applied Biology. 139 (2), pp. 193-207.

Diseases of rapeseed=canola (B. napus L. and Brassica rapa L. (=B. campestris L.)

Kharbanda, P. D., Fitt, B. D. L., Lange, R. M., West, J. S., Lamey, A. H. and Phillips, D. V. 2001. Diseases of rapeseed=canola (B. napus L. and Brassica rapa L. (=B. campestris L.). American Phytopathological Society (APS).

Epidemiology and management of Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker) on oilseed rape in Australia, Canada and Europe

West, J. S., Kharbanda, P. D., Barbetti, M. J. and Fitt, B. D. L. 2001. Epidemiology and management of Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker) on oilseed rape in Australia, Canada and Europe. Plant Pathology. 50 (1), pp. 10-27.

Development of phoma lesions on oilseed rape leaves inoculated with ascospores of A-group and B-group Leptosphaeria maculans (stem canker) at different temperatures and wetness durations

Toscano-Underwood, C., West, J. S., Fitt, B. D. L., Todd, A. D. and Jedryczka, M. 2001. Development of phoma lesions on oilseed rape leaves inoculated with ascospores of A-group and B-group Leptosphaeria maculans (stem canker) at different temperatures and wetness durations. Plant Pathology. 50 (1), pp. 28-41.

Forecasting as an aid to control stem canker of winter oilseed rape

West, J. S., Biddulph, J. E., Leech, P. K., Williams, R. H., Fitt, B. D. L. and Gladders, P. 2000. Forecasting as an aid to control stem canker of winter oilseed rape.

Armillaria mellea can infect the perennial weed, Rumex obtusifolius , in the UK

West, J. S., Hughes, C. and Fox, R. T. V. 2000. Armillaria mellea can infect the perennial weed, Rumex obtusifolius , in the UK. Plant Pathology. 49 (6), p. 808.

Leptosphaeria maculans causing stem canker of oilseed rape in China

West, J. S., Evans, N., Liu, S., Hu, B. and Peng, L. 2000. Leptosphaeria maculans causing stem canker of oilseed rape in China. Plant Pathology. 49, p. 800.

Spectral filters for the control of Botrytis cinerea

West, J. S., Pearson, S., Hadley, P., Wheldon, A. E., Davis, F. J., Gilbert, A. and Henbest, R. G. C. 2000. Spectral filters for the control of Botrytis cinerea. Annals of Applied Biology. 136, pp. 115-120.

Predicting leaf infection by Leptosphaeria maculans on winter oilseed rape

West, J. S., Evans, N., Leech, P. K., Fitt, B. D. L., Welham, S. J., Jedryczka, M. and Penaud, A. 2000. Predicting leaf infection by Leptosphaeria maculans on winter oilseed rape.

Armillaria mellea can infect the perennial weed, %Rumex obtusifolius , in the UK

West, J. S., Hughes, C. and Fox, R. T. V. 2000. Armillaria mellea can infect the perennial weed, %Rumex obtusifolius , in the UK. New Disease Reports. 1, p. http://www.bspp.org.uk/ndr/.

Leptosphaeria maculans causing stem canker of oilseed rape in China

West, J. S., Evans, N., Liu, S., Hu, B. and Peng, L. 2000. Leptosphaeria maculans causing stem canker of oilseed rape in China. New Disease Reports. 1 (6), p. http://www.bspp.org.uk/ndr/.

Chemical control of Armillaria

West, J. S. 2000. Chemical control of Armillaria. in: Fox, R. T. V. (ed.) In Armillaria root rot: biology and control of honey fungus Intercept Ltd Andover, Hampshire England. pp. 173-

The effect of climate on the release of ascospores of Leptosphaeria maculans (stem canker of oilseed rape)

West, J. S., Evans, N., Leech, P. K. and Fitt, B. D. L. 1999. The effect of climate on the release of ascospores of Leptosphaeria maculans (stem canker of oilseed rape). Abstracts 9th Conference on Microscopic Fungi - Plant Pathogens and their Metabolites, Poznan, 29 April 1999 .

Leptosphaeria maculans

Biddulph, J. E. and West, J. S. 1999. Leptosphaeria maculans. Wallingford, Oxon CAB International (CABI).

Optimising the use of fungicides to control stem canker of oilseed rape

West, J. S., Leech, P. K., Fitt, B. D. L., Welham, S. J., Penaud, A., Peres, A. and Poisson, B. 1999. Optimising the use of fungicides to control stem canker of oilseed rape. Proceedings 10th International Rapeseed Congress: New Horizons for an Old Crop, Canberra, 26-29 September 1999. (CD-ROM) .

Yield loss of winter oilseed rape in relation to severity of stem canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) in the UK

Zhou, Y., Fitt, B. D. L., Welham, S. J., Gladders, P., Sansford, C. E. and West, J. S. 1999. Yield loss of winter oilseed rape in relation to severity of stem canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) in the UK. Proceedings 10th International Rapeseed Congress: New Horizons for an Old Crop, Canberra, 26-29 September 1999. (CD-ROM) .

Effects of temperature and wetness duration on infection of oilseed rape by ascospores of A-group or B-group Leptosphaeria maculans (stem canker)

Biddulph, J. E., Fitt, B. D. L., Jedryczka, M., West, J. S. and Welham, S. J. 1999. Effects of temperature and wetness duration on infection of oilseed rape by ascospores of A-group or B-group Leptosphaeria maculans (stem canker). Proceedings 10th International Rapeseed Congress: New Horizons for an Old Crop, Canberra, 26-29 September 1999. (CD-ROM) .

The influence of wetness and temperature on the release of ascospores of Leptosphaeria maculans (blackleg) from oilseed rape debris

Jedryczka, M., Dakowska, S., West, J. S. and Fitt, B. D. L. 1999. The influence of wetness and temperature on the release of ascospores of Leptosphaeria maculans (blackleg) from oilseed rape debris. Materia y z Sympozjum Naukowego Polskiego Towarzystwa Fitopatologicznego: Bioroznorodnosc w Fitopatologii Europejskiej na Przelomie Wiekow, Poznan, 7-9 Wrzesien 1999 . pp. 75

Effects of severity and timing of stem canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) symptoms on yield of winter oilseed rape (Brasica napus ) in the UK

Zhou, Y., Fitt, B. D. L., Welham, S. J., Gladders, P., Sansford, C. E. and West, J. S. 1999. Effects of severity and timing of stem canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) symptoms on yield of winter oilseed rape (Brasica napus ) in the UK. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 105, pp. 715-728.

Epidemiology of Leptosphaeria maculans in relation to forecasting stem canker severity on winter oilseed rape in the UK

West, J. S., Biddulph, J. E., Fitt, B. D. L. and Gladders, P. 1999. Epidemiology of Leptosphaeria maculans in relation to forecasting stem canker severity on winter oilseed rape in the UK. Annals of Applied Biology. 135 (2), pp. 535-546.

Conditions for infection of oilseed rape leaves by ascospores of UK (A group) and Polish (B group) Leptosphaeria maculans (stem canker)

Biddulph, J. E., Fitt, B. D. L., Gladders, P., Jedryczka, M., West, J. S. and Welham, S. J. 1999. Conditions for infection of oilseed rape leaves by ascospores of UK (A group) and Polish (B group) Leptosphaeria maculans (stem canker).

Forecasting and management of light leaf spot and stem canker on winter oilseed rape

Fitt, B. D. L., Steed, J. L., Welham, S. J., West, J. S., Gladders, P. and Meakin, P. 1998. Forecasting and management of light leaf spot and stem canker on winter oilseed rape. Abstracts ARIA Meeting, Harpenden, 4 November 1998 .

New insights in the epidemiology of Leptosphaeria maculans ; perspectives for forecasting and control of stem canker of oilseed rape

West, J. S., Leech, P. K., Fitt, B. D. L., Penaud, A., Jedryczka, M., Rouxel, T. and Balesdent, M-H. 1998. New insights in the epidemiology of Leptosphaeria maculans ; perspectives for forecasting and control of stem canker of oilseed rape. Abstracts Jean Chevaugeon Rencontres de Mycologie/Phytopathologie, Aussois, 27 September-1 October 1998 .

The effects of rainfall on numbers of air-borne ascospores of Leptosphaeria maculans and the development of phoma leaf lesions on winter oilseed rape

West, J. S., Leech, P. K. and Fitt, B. D. L. 1998. The effects of rainfall on numbers of air-borne ascospores of Leptosphaeria maculans and the development of phoma leaf lesions on winter oilseed rape. Abstracts ICPP98 7th International Congress of Plant Pathology, Edinburgh, 9-16 August 1998 . pp. 2.1.7

Leptosphaeria maculans CD-ROM

Biddulph, J. and West, J. S. 1998. Leptosphaeria maculans CD-ROM. CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI).