Kevin King

NameKevin King
Job titlePostdoctoral Research Scientist - Plant Pathology
Email addresskevin.king@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentBiointeractions and Crop Protection
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9928-1353
Preferred citationKing, K. M.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

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.

Pathogen Population Biology Research can Reduce International Threats to Tree Health Posed by Invasive Fungi

King, K. M. 2019. Pathogen Population Biology Research can Reduce International Threats to Tree Health Posed by Invasive Fungi. Outlooks on Pest Management. 30 (1), pp. 5-9.

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.

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.

Evidence from mortality dating of Fraxinus excelsior indicates ash dieback (Hymenoscyphus fraxineus) was active in England in 2004-2005

Wylder, B., Biddle, M., King, K. M., Baden, R. and Webber, J. 2018. Evidence from mortality dating of Fraxinus excelsior indicates ash dieback (Hymenoscyphus fraxineus) was active in England in 2004-2005. Forestry. pp. 1-10.

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

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).

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.

Development of a multiplex PCR assay to discriminate native Hymenoscyphus albidus and introduced Hymenoscyphus fraxineus in Britain and assess their distribution

King, K. M. and Webber, J. F. 2016. Development of a multiplex PCR assay to discriminate native Hymenoscyphus albidus and introduced Hymenoscyphus fraxineus in Britain and assess their distribution. Fungal Ecology. 23, pp. 79-85.

Comparative genomics to explore phylogenetic relationship, cryptic sexual potential and host specificity of Rhynchosporium species on grasses

Penselin, D., Munsterkotter, M., Kirsten, S., Felder, M., Taudien, S., Plazer, M., Ashelford, K., Paskiewicz, K. H., Harrsion, R. J., Hughes, D. J., Wolf, T., Shelest, E., Graap, J., Hoffmann, J., Wenzel, C., Woltje, N., King, K. M., Fitt, B. D. L., Guldener, U., Avrova, A. and Knogge, W. 2016. Comparative genomics to explore phylogenetic relationship, cryptic sexual potential and host specificity of Rhynchosporium species on grasses. BMC Genomics. 17, pp. 953 (1-32p).

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.

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.

The role of grasses as a source of Rynchosporium inoculum for barley crops

King, K. M. 2013. The role of grasses as a source of Rynchosporium inoculum for barley crops. F - Theses

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

Rynchosporium secalis: a historical perspective

Atkins, S. D., King, K. M., Fraaije, B. A. and Newton, A. C. 2010. Rynchosporium secalis: a historical perspective. Proceedings Dundee Conference on Crop Protection in Northern Britain, Dundee, 23-24 February 2010 . pp. 103-108

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