Oomycete Research


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Personnel

Kurt H. Lamour
Professor
Molecular Epidemiology

Groups and Facilities


(2 mentions)

Phytophthora Plant Pathogens 
Soybeans, vegetables, the Irish potato blight, and Sudden Oak Death.


   

Recent Publications

Dynamic Extreme Aneuploidy (DEA) in the vegetable pathogen Phytophthora capsici and the potential for rapid asexual evolution Hu, J., S. Shrestha, Y. Zhou, J. Mudge, X. Liu, and K. H. Lamour.  2020.  PLOS ONE. [Abstract]

Genomic microsatellites evidence species diversity and origin of Peronospora tabacina, an important pathogen of tobacco Nowicki, M., D. Hadziabdic Guerry, S. Boggess, F. Runge, M. Thines, J. Ristaino, O. Spring, and R. N. Trigiano.  2019.  Phytopathology, 109(10S):S2.169. [Abstract]

Genome sequence data of six isolates of Phytophthora capsici from Mexico Reyes-Tena, A., and K. H. Lamour.  2019.  MPMI. [Abstract]

The long way to direct virulence classification of economically biotropic oomycetes O. Spring, D. Gomez-Zeledon, D. Hadziabdic Guerry, R. N. Trigiano, M. Thines, and A. Lebeda.  2018.  Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 37(6):439-495.

Biochemical and molecular events underlying cucumber resistance to downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora cubensis) Szczechura, W., U. Klosinska, M. Nowakowska, M. Markiewicz, A. Niezgoda, K. Nowak, and M. Nowicki.  2018.  HortScience, 53 (9S), S286-S287. [Abstract]

Genome sequence resource for the oomycete taro pathogen Phytophthora colocasiae Vetukuri, R., S. Kushwaha, D. Sen, S. Whisson, K. H. Lamour, and L. Grenville-Briggs.  2018.  Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions.

Biochemical and molecular events underlying cucumber resistance to downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora cubensis) W. Szczechura, U. Klosinska, M. Nowakowska, M. Markiewicz, A. Niezgoda, K. Nowak, and M. Nowicki.  2018.  HortScience, 53(9S):S286-S287. [Abstract]

A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation on Pest Suppression and Yield of Horticultural Crops Shresta, Utsala, R. M. Augé, and D. M. Butler.  2016.  Frontiers in Plant Science. [Abstract]

The Top 10 oomycete pathogens in molecular plant pathology.  Kamoun, S., O. Furzer, J. Jones, H. Judelson, G. Ali, J. Hulvey, K. H. Lamour, and F. Govers.  2015.  Molecular Plant Pathology.

Loss of heterozygosity drives clonal diversity of Phytophthora capsici in China Hu, J., Y. Diao, Y. Zhou, D. Lin, Y. Bi, R. T. Trout Fryxell, X. Liu, and K. H. Lamour.  2014.  PLoS One, 8(12): e82691. [Abstract]

PCR amplification of SNP loci from crude DNA for large-scale genotyping of oomycetes.  Hu, J., R. Lyon, Y. Zhou, and K. H. Lamour.  2013.  Mycologia.

Oomycetes baited from streams in Tennessee 2010–2012 Shrestha, S., Y. Zhou, and K. H. Lamour.  2013.  Mycologia, Mycologia, 105(6), 2013, pp. 1516–1523. DOI: 10.3852/13-010.