M.S. and Ph.D. Graduate Thesis Titles

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Master of Science

2015

 

Dibello, Patrick

CEMB-MS

2015

 

 

Fultz, Juliet

MS

2015

 

 

Khadgi, Archana

CEMB-MS

2015

 

2014

 

Greer, Amanda

MS

2014

Relationship Between 1,3-Dichloropropene and Nitrogen Fertilizer in Cotton in the Presence of Root-Knot and Reniform Nematodes

 

Jecmen, Andrew

MS

2014

Biology and Control of Rice False Smut Caused by UIstilaginoidea Virens (Teleomorph Villosiclava Virens)

 

Khanal, Churamani

MS

2014

Identification of Root-Knot Nematodes (Meloidogyne Spp.) of Arkansas Using Molecular Diagnostics

 

Ridenour, John

MS

2014

Characterization of a Novel Fungal-Specific Gene, FUG1, in Fusarium Verticillioides

 

Roberson, Samantha

MS

2014

Evaluation of Medicago Truncatula Accessions for Triterpene Saponis and Their Potential Impacts on Plant Pests

2013

 

Lee, Kevin

MS

2013

Managing Wheat Diseases with Resistance and Fungicides

 

Pun, Manoj

MS

2013

Effects of Rain and Simulated Rain on Deoxynivalenol Levels in Grain and Chaff of Winter Wheat with Fusarium Head Blight

 

Stetina, Terea

MS

2013

The Effects of Salinity on Pythium Disease of Rice and Soybean

 

Yang, Wei

MS

2013

Initial Fine Mapping of the Spinach Downy Mildew Resistance Locus RPFI

2012

 

Zhai, Lu

MS 

2012

Genotypic and Phenotypic Diversity of Pyricularia oryzae in the Contemporary Rice Blast Pathogen Population in Arkansas

 

Doubledee, Micah

MS

2012

Effects of Environment and Genotype on Charcoal Rot Development on Soybeans

2011

 

Martin, Michelle Ryan

MS 

2011

Gene Expression and Physiological Analyses to Study Metabolic Shifts in Medicago Truncatula Subjected to Biotic Stresses 

 

Poudel, Bindu.  

MS 

2011

Epidemiological Studies on Blackberry Yellow Vein Associated Virus and Blackberry Chlorotic Ringspot Virus

2010

 

Laney, Alma Glenn 

MS 

2010

Characterization of the Causal Agents of Rose Rosette and Redbud Yellow Ringspot

 

Spurlock, Terry N. 

MS 

2010

Epidemiology and Etiology of Zoysiagrass Diseases in Northwest Arkansas.

 

Sthapit, Jinita

MS 

2010

Characterization of Resistance to Stripe Rust in Contemporary Cultivars and Lines of Soft Red Winter Wheat.

 

Urrea-Romero, Keiddy Esperanza

MS

2010

Development of Soybean Seedling Diseases in Natural Infested Soils at Three Temperatures

2009

 

Cochran, Kimberly A.

MS

2009

Brassica Amendments: An Investigation of Efficacy, Rate, Crop Selection, and Duration

 

Dai, Yuntao

MS

2009

Structural and Functional analysis of the Avirulence Gene AVR-Pita of Magnaporthe oryzae

 

Holtz, Daniel G.

MS

2009

 

 

Nelson, Lacy D.

MS

2009

Transcriptional Regulation of the Terpenoid Biosynthetic Pathway in Medicago Truncatula

 

Sanders, Sherri L. 

AFLS-MS

2009

(No Thesis Required)

2008

 

Eberle, Michelle A.

MS

2008

Importance and Characterization of Seedling Pathogens on Stand Establishment in Rice

 

Still, Joshua A.

MS

2008

Ecology and Over-Wintering Ability of Rotylemchulas Reniformis on Cotton in Arkansas

 

Toksoz, Harun

MS

2008

Efficacy of Seed Treatment Chemicals, Including Fungicides and Host Resistance Inducers, and Chlamydospore Germination Stimulants in Controlling the Black Root Rot Pathogen, Thielaviopsis Basicola, on Cotton

2007

 

Navia-Gine, Wayra G. 

MS

2007

Regulation and Characterization of Terpene synthases of Medicago Truncatula 

 

Schroud, Paul M.

MS

2007

Infection of Rice Plants and Seeds by Pyricularia oryzae and Ustilaginoidea Virens

 

Villarroel-Zeballos, Maria I.

MS

2007

Genetic, Molecular, and Virulence Diversity of Verticillium dahliae and Screening for Disease Resistance in Spinach Germplasm

2006

 

Bentley, Traven C.

MS

2006

Resistance Breeding, SCAR Marker Development, and Storage Procedures for Downy Mildew of Spinach

 

Khan, Bibi Rafeiza

MS

2006

Transformation of Cowpea (Vigna Unguiculata) and Arabidopsis for Resistance to Cucumber Mosaic Virus (CMV) through an RNA Silencing Mechanism

 

More, Anjali B.

MS

2006

Insect-and Pathogen-Defense Signaling Pathway Interactions in Medicago Truncatula

 

Taylor, Jeremey H.

MS

2006

Characterizing and Managing Pod Rot of Green Beans, Phaseolus vulgaris, in the Mid-South

 

Thomas, Amy C.

MS

2006

The Influence of Corn on Meloidogyne incognita Population Dynamics in Arkansas Cropping Systems

2005

 

Park, Sang-Hyuck

MS

2005

Role of calcium oxalate crystals in Medicago truncatula defense against chewing Insects

 

Schulz, Michelle L.

MS

2005

Developing a Decision Aid for the Use of In-Furrow Fungicides

 

Smith, Sherrie E.

MS

2005

Resistance to Phomopsis SeeResistance to Phomopsis Seed Infection in PI360841 and Describing Population Structure of P. Longicolla by Vegetative Compatabilityd Infection in PI360841 and Describing

2004

 

Le, Mai T.

MS

2004

Development of Value-Added Rice Cultivars with Enhanced Flavonoid Production

2003

 

Imboden, Lori A.

MS

2003

Characterization of Insect Herbivory-Induced Responses in Rice, Oryza Sativa

 

Jia, Lingling

MS

2003

A Study of Tobacco Ringspot Virus Transmission by Xiphinema americana

 

Paine, Clara Sue

MS

2003

Biological Control of Crown Gall

2002

 

Bates, Gary D.

MS

2002

Relationship of Soybean Seed and Root Exudates to Pythium Damping-Off and Root Rot

 

Sullivan, Rusty Wade

MS

2002

Characterization of a Novel Chloroplast-Localized Protein in Potato, Solanum tubersosum L

2001

 

Troxell, Sunny Jo

MS

2001

Tobacco Ringspot Virus in Blackberry: Detection and Cultivar Susceptibility

 

Ware, Sarah Blossom

MS

2001

Genetic Diversity of Colletotrichum Sublineolum Based on Vegetative Compatibility, MTDNA and NUDNA Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms, and Intron Sequences

2000

 

Irish, B. M.

MS

2000

Effect of synthetic and biological surfactants on white rust of (Albugooccidentalis) of spinach

 

Jackson, E. W.

MS

2000

Resistance to Phomopsis seed infection in soybean

 

Laguna, R.

MS

2000

Screening for resistance to Fusarium wilt of spinach

1999

 

Jackson, T.

MS

1999

Characterization of races of Phytophthora sojae in Arkansas and their effects on commonly grown soybean cultivars

 

Kirkpatrick, M.

MS

1999

The Effect of Pythium SPP On Soybeans Subjected to Periodic Soil Flooding

 

Walk, T.

MS

1999

Role of soybean cyst nematode in the development of sudden death syndrome of soybean

1998

 

Harp, T.

MS

1998

Generation, characterization, and utilization of selenate resistant mutants in Magnaporthe grisea

 

Kutumela, Mosotho L.

MS

1998

The role of Pythium species in the spinach damping-off complex

 

McWilliams, John Daniel

MS

1998

Screening a Cowpea Germplasm Collection for Resistance to Cowpea Stunt-Causing Viruses

 

Sherrill, J.

MS

1998

The genetics of vegetative compatibility in Glomerella cingulata (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides)

1997

 

Ross, J.

MS

1997

The relationship between MGR586 DNA fingerprint groups of Pyriculariagrisea and rice cultivars in Arkansas

 

Sandrin, T.R.

MS

1997

The effect of oils and fatty acids on the infectivity of Colletotrichum gloeosporiodies f.sp. aeschynomene

1996

 

Long, D.H.

MS

1996

The epidemiology of rice blast disease in Arkansas

 

Marlatt, M.

MS

1996

Vegetative compatibiity group diversity and mtDNA RFLP diversity of the Fusarium wilt pathogen Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lycopersici

1995

 

Tedford, Thomas Ray

MS

1995

Biological Characterization of Two Altered-Disease Phenotype Mutants of Southern Mosaic Virus

1994

 

Diallo, H.

MS

1994

Evaluation for resistance to bean pod mottle viruses using mechanical and gross-wounded inoculation

 

Kaufman, P.

MS

1994

Isozyme analysis of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides from five host genera

 

Thornton, A.

MS

1994

Molecular diversity of Fusarium oxysporum recovered from spinach

1993

 

Hebberger, J.

MS

1993

Incidence of latent infection and the influence of girdling and drought stress on the growth of Hypoxylon atropunctatum in black oak trees

 

Wasilwa, L.

MS

1993

Examination of vegetative (heterokaryon) diversity and virulence in the cucurbit anthracnose pathogen, Colletotrichum orbiulare

1992

 

Chun, S.C.

MS

1992

Chitinase activity in oak tissues and selection of nit mutants of Hypoxylon atropunctatum

1991

 

Aeny, T.N.

MS

1991

Susceptibiity of soybean plant introductions to races of soybean cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines

 

Mintz, A.

MS

1991

Evaluation of Aposphaeria amaranthi as a potential mycoherbicide for Amaranthus species

 

Trout, C.L.

MS

1991

The effects of transformation on pathogenicity of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f.sp. malvae

1990

 

Cartwright, D.K.

MS

1990

Mycoherbicide potential of a Colletotrichum species from pitted morningglory

 

Field, T.K.

MS

1990

The influence of vector-virus-plant interactions of trnsmission of three single-component, RNA viruses

 

Mahmood, T.

MS

1990

Incidence of barley yellow dwarf viruses on other hosts in Arkansas

 

Mason, J.

MS

1990

Effects of changes in water content on growth of Hypoxylon atropunctatum in detached oak stems

1989

 

Patterson, C.

MS

1989

Detection of primary infection sites of bettle-transmitted plant viruses

1988

 

Brooker, N.L.

MS

1988

Production and regeneration of Alternaria crassa protoplasts

1987

 

Cartwright, R.D.

MS

1987

Protomyces gravidus as a potential mycoherbicide to control giant ragweed

 

Griffin, D.E.

MS

1987

Pathogenicity of Colletotrichum lagenarium (Pass.) Ell. & Halst. and resistance to anthracnose in cucumber, Cucumis staivusL

1986

 

Cloud, G.L.

MS

1985

The within field variability of field variability of field populations of Heterodera glycines races 3,4 and “Bedford race”

1985

 

Rhodes, J.D.

MS

1985

The growth responses of seven fungi to four different osmotica and the effects of KBr on the decay of wood blocks

1984

 

Blake, J.

MS

1984

Tobacco ringspot virus in Japanese holly: Occurrence, transmission and possible effects

 

Martin, R.G.

MS

1984

Detection of blueberry stunt disease by fluorescence microscopy and investigation of insect transmission

 

Monis, J.

MS

1984

Effect of beetle regurtitant of transmission of non-beetle transmissible and beetle transmissible plant viruses using the gross wounding technique

1983

 

Bassett, E.N.

MS

1983

Incidence and pathogenicity of Hypoxylon atropunctatum in oak

 

Bona, R.L.

MS

1983

Prevalence of maize dwarf mosaic and maize chlorotic dwarf viruses and Graminella nigrifrons (Forbes) (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) in northwest Arkansas

 

Martin, K.

MS

1983

Infection of soybean by Cercospora kikuchii as affected by dew temperature and duration of dew periods

 

Palumbo, D.

MS

1983

Mode of primary infection of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib) deBary on tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)

 

Woodhead, S.H.

MS

1983

Partial hydrogenation inactivates tentoxin.

1982

 

Capo, B.T.

MS

1982

The effects of temperature of infection of Anoda cristata by Alternaria macrospora

 

Palumbo, D.

MS

1983

Mode of primary infection of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib) deBary on tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)

 

Woodhead, S.H.

MS

1983

Partial hydrogenation inactivates tentoxin

1981

 

Gocio, M.J.

MS

1981

Investigation of blueberry stunt disease in Arkansas

 

Lanter, J.M.

MS

1981

Persistence of tomato mosaic virus in tomato debris and soil under field conditions

 

Schilling, K.

MS

1981

Life cycle studies of variants of the soybean-cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines Ichinohe

 

Strauss, S.J.

MS

1981

Characterizaton of a strain of southern bean mosaic virus

1980

 

Bryant, R.S.

MS

1980

An etiological study of soybean anthracnose in Arkansas

 

O’Leary, D.J.

MS

1980

Resistance of cucumber to Corynespora cassiicola (Berk. & Curt.) Wei

 

Taylor, W. J.

MS

1980

Application of fungicides with electrostatic sprayers for the control of grape diseases

1979

 

Brumley, J.M.

MS

1979

Environmental factors affecting infection and development of anthracnose on winged water primrose

 

Crawford, M.C.

MS

1979

Comparative screening for determining resistance in soybean cultivars to the foliar blight disease caused by Cercospora Kikuchii (Matsu. and Tom.) Chupp

 

Porta, J.M.

MS

1979

A survey of plant parasitic nematodes on wheat in Arkansas

 

Roark, J.H.

MS

1979

The effect of turf fungicides on earthworms

1978

 

Boyette, C.D.

MS

1978

Biological control of winged water primrose inrice with endemic fungal pathogen

 

Black, M.C.

MS

1978

Resistance in selected wheat varieties and effects of cultural practices on take-all disease

 

Hoy, Jeff

MS

1978

Ultrastructural responses of bean leaf cells to infection by blackgram mottle virus

 

Kirkpatrick, T.L.

MS

1978

Bioherbicidal potential of Colletrichum malvarum for prickly sida control

 

Markham, L.A.

MS

1978

Location of tobacco ringspot virus in roots of soybean

 

Martin, B.

MS

1978

Biodegradation of turf thatch using wood-decay fungi

 

Rodriguez, C.R.

MS

1978

Resistance to Septoria leaf spot in tomato

 

Salako, E.

MS

1978

Inheritance of leaf rust resistance in selected wheat cultivars

1977

 

Brax, A.W.

MS

1977

Serolocial studies with Heterodera glycines

 

Dolezal, W.E.

MS

1977

The ecology of Comandra blister rust in Arkansas

 

Hobbs, H.A.

MS

1977

Beetle transmission of cowpea chlorotic mottle virus

 

Holliday, D.R.

MS

1977

Prepenetration metabolite exchange between urediospores of Puccinia coronata var avenae and oat plants

 

Okereke, M.

MS

1977

Inheritance of resistance to Pyricularia oryzae races IG-I and IH-I

 

Vathakos, M.G.

MS

1977

Spore production an screening techniques for determining resistance of soybean (Glycine max) to Cercospora Kikuchii (Matsu. and Tom.) Chupp

1976

 

Roark, J.H.

MS

1976

An ultrastructural examination of the nephridia, intestine, and ventral nerve cord of the ‘red wiggler’ commercial earthworm

1975

 

Smith, L.D.

MS

1975

A fixation method for demonstrating mycoplasma-like organisms in plants

 

Kopek, J.A.

MS

1975

Relationship of southern bean mosaic virus to Mexican bean beetle regurgitant

 

Martin, E.

MS

1975

An anatomical study of prop root development in Zea Mays L.

1974

 

Douthit, L.B.

MS

1974

Some effects of temperature on Xiphenema americanum and tobacco ringspot virus infection of cucumber

 

Smith, M.A.

MS

1974

The ultrastructure of cucumber powdery mildew

1973

 

Grisham, M.P.

MS

1973

Meloidogyne graminis and other Meloidogyne ssp. On Zoysia: infection, reproduction and disease development

 

Halk, E.

MS

1973

Certain aspects of the translocation of tobacco ringspot virus in soybean

1972

 

Daniel, J.T.

MS

1972

Biological control of northern jointvetch in rice with a newly discovered Gloeosporium

 

Dechmani, U.

MS

1972

Pathogenicity of Colletotrichum spinaciae Ell. and Halst

 

Jackson, K.E.

MS

1972

Variables in the transmission of cowpea southern bean mosaic virus by the bean leaf beetle

 

Lee, F. N.

MS

1972

Properties of a Desmodium virus related to bean pod mottle virus

 

Moore, B.J.

MS

1972

Quail pea mosaic virus: a new member of the comovirus group

 

Sanderlin, R.S.

MS

1972

A comparison of the survival of bean pod mottle virus and cowpea mosaic virus in the hemolymph of Ceratoma trifurcata (Forst) following intrahemocoelic injections

1971

 

Browning, R.E.

MS

1971

Effects of organic solvents and alkalinity on components of two isolates of bean pod mottle virus

 

Herbaugh, G.D.

MS

1971

Changes in free amino acids in cottonseed due to deterioration

 

Slack, S.A.

MS

1971

Hemolymph as a reservoir for the cowpea strain of southern bean mosaic virus in the bean leaf beetle, Cerotoma trifurcata

1970

 

Arif, A.

MS

1970

Studies on Fusarium decline of spinach

 

Ricard, D.A.

MS

1970

Nematode transmission, host reaction and serological relations of isolates of tobacco ringspot virus

 

Tontyaporn, S.

MS

1970

Pileolaria cotini-coggygriae an autoecious macrocyclic rust of smoke-tree Cotinus obovatus

 

Williams, C.

MS

1970

Resistance to Verticillium albo-atrum R. and B., in cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L.., its inheritance and relationship to root gossypol levels

1969

 

Dodd, N.L.

MS

1969

Host range, physical properties, erology and beetle transmission of a Desmodium isolate of cowpea chlorotic mottle virus

 

Corbin, S.V.

MS

1969

Physiology of germination of sclerotia of Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc

1968

 

Aist, J.R.

MS

1968

The mitotic apparatus in Certatocystis fagacearum and Fusarium oxysporum

 

Aist, S.J.

MS

1968

Amino acids in Heterodera glycines

 

McKown, S.J.

MS

1968

Watermelon mosaic virus in squash in Arkansas

1967

 

Brambl, R.M.

MS

1967

Rice as a host for maize dwarf mosaic virus

 

Grable, C.I.

MS

1967

Purification and characterization of a chlorosis toxin from Alternaria tenuis

 

Snow, J.P.

MS

1967

Amino acids from germinating uredospores of Puccinia coronata var. avenae

1966

 

Amatya, P.

MS

1966

The influence of crown rust upon transpiration of oat leaves

 

Sauer, N.I.

MS

1966

Simultaneous transmission of strains of tobacco ringspot virus by Xiphinema americanum

 

Wagner, G.W.

MS

1966

A serological comparison of virus isolates causing maize dwarf mosaic and sugarcane mosaic

1965

 

Barnett, O.W.

MS

1965

A study of the free amino acids in soybean plants infected with tobacco ringspot virus

1964

 

Diaz, C.A.

MS

1964

The etiology of “spring dead spot” of bermuda grass

1963

 

Worawitsitthumrong, A.

MS

1963

Studies on the life history of Entyloma oryzae Sydow and Sydow

1962

 

Black, L.L.

MS

1962

Influence of various factors on the growth of Phomposis viticola

1961

 

Moore, B.J.

MS

1961

Cross inoculation studies with the wilt fungus Verticillium albo-atrum

1960

 

Hendrix, J.W.

MS

1960

Studies on seed and soil aspects of tobacco ringspot virus in watermelon

1959

 

Hamblen, M.L.

MS

1959

The effect of various factors on larval emergence from cysts of Heterodera glycines ichinohe

1958

 

Toler, R.W.

MS

1958

Methods of testing rice varieties for resistance to seedling diseases incited by Helminthosporium oryzae, Fusarium moniliforme, and Curvularia lunata

1957

 

McGuire, J.M.

MS

1957

The relationship of root knot nematodes to the development of bacterial wilt and Fusarium wilt of alfalfa

 

Rorie, F.G.

MS

1957

Resolution of certain strawberry viruses by the aphid vector Capitorphorus minor Forbes

 

Trujillo, E.E.

MS

1957

Studies on the control of nematode diseases of rice with nematocides

1956

 

Dickerson, O. J.

MS

1956

Studies on the meadow nematode Pratylenchus coffeae (Zimm) Sher and Allen as a parasite of strawberry

 

Riggs, R.D.

MS

1956

Studies on Pratylenchus coffeae (Zimm) Sher and Allen and its relationship to decline of strawberry plants

1955

 

White, L.V.

MS

1955

Xiphinema americanum Cobb: its relationship to certain perennial crops in Arkansas

1954

 

Templeton, G.E.

MS

1954

The control of white tip of rice by seed treatment with 3-p-chlorophenyl-5-methyl rhodanine

1953

 

Orsenigo, M.

MS

1953

Relationship of seed-borne organism to sterility and seedling diseases of rice

1951

 

French, R.G.

MS

1951

The control of the white tip disease of rice by seed treatment

1939

 

Schleifer, S.B.

MS

1939

Pathogenicity of micro- and macro-spores of four different strains of Fusarium vasinfectum ATK

1929

 

Smith, A.L.

MS

1929

A morphological and physiological investigation of the strains of the cotton wilt pathogen, Fusarium vasinfectum ATK

1928

 

Large, J.R.

MS

1928

The relation of environment to the development of disease in cotton with especial reference to the relation of soil moisture to the development of the Fusarium wilt of cotton

 

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Ph.D. in Plant Pathology

1971

 

Kim, K.S.

Ph.D.

1971

Electron microscopy of plant leaf cells infected with certain plant viruses

 

 

Ph.D. In Plant Science

2015

 

Cochran, Kim

Ph.D.

2015

 Soybean Seed Quality and Vigor: Influencing Factors, Measurement, and Pathogen Characterization

 

Urrea-Romero, Keiddy Esperanza

Ph.D.

2015

 Pythium: Characterization of Resistance in Soybean and Population Diversity

2014

 

Hirsch, Robert

Ph.D.

2014

Dissection of Gray Leaf Spot of Maize through Functional Genomics

 

Laney, Alma

Ph.D.

2014

The Phenotypic Effects and Transcript Response of Salt Stress, The Impact of Viral Infection on Salt Stress Symptoms, and the Effect of Salt Stress on Soybean Virus Vector Activity in Soybean Varieties that Vary in Chloride Uptake

2013

 

Lopez, Marco Cordero

Ph.D.

2013

Morphological and Molecular Taxonomic Identification and Phylogenetics of Criconematoidea

 

Dorleku, Winfred-Peck

Ph.D.

2013

Molecular and Biochemical Mechanisms of Pathogenesis in the Maize Foliar Pathogen Cercospora Zeae-Maydis

 

Spurlock, Terry

Ph.D. 

2013

Spacial Distributions of Rhizoctonia Species in Soybean Fields Undergoing Annual Rotations with Rice

2012

 

Castroagudin, Vinina Lilian

Ph.D. 

2012

Genetic Diversity, Pathogenicity/Virulence Variation and population structure of Rhizoctonia spp. associated with rice sheath blight in Arkansas and QTL mapping for disease resistance

 

Ma, Jianbing

Ph.D.

2012

Effects of Meloidogyne Incognita, Soil Physical Parameters, and Thielaviopsis Basicola on Cotton Root Architecture and Plant Growth

2011

 

Avanzato, Maria Valeria  

Ph.D. 

2011  

Characterization and interactions of Pythium and Fusarium Spp. Associated with Soybean on Seed Decay and Root Rot

2009

 

Horevaj, Peter

Ph.D.

2009

Resistance in Winter Wheat to Fusarium Head Blight

2008

 

Giammaria, Silvina L.

Ph.D.

2008

Role of the Soybean Cyst Nematode, Host Resistance and Diversity of  FusariumSolani, sp. Glycines of the Reaction of Soybean Cultivars to Sudden Death syndrome

2007

 

Bae, Chang-Hwan

Ph.D.

2007

Morphological and Molecular Systematics of Hoplolaiminae found in Arkansas, USA.

 

Bailey, Tameka A.

Ph.D.

2007

Molecular and Functional Characterization of Rice MAP Kinases Involved in Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance.

 

Markell, Samuel G.

Ph.D.

2007

Stripe Rust of Wheat: Inheritance of Resistance and Diversity of the Pathogen

 

Moore, Jerry W.

Ph.D.

2007

Characterizing pathotype and haplotypes of Colelctotrichum sublineolum in Arkansas.

 

Rosso, Maria Luciana 

Ph.D.

2007

Genetic Resistance in Soybean to Pythium Damping-Off and Molecular Characterization of Pythium Populations on Soybean in Arkansas

2006

 

Bates, Gary D.

Ph.D.

2006

The Role of Phytochemicals and Their Effect of Soilborne Pathogens

2004

 

Agudelo, Paula A.

Ph.D.

2004

Diversity of Reniform Nematode in the Cotton-growing Regions of the United States and Observations on Incompatible and Compatible Interactions with Cotton.

 

Irish, Brian M.

Ph.D.

2004

New Races of the Downy Mildew Pathogen of spinach, Identification of Molecular Markers for Disease Resistance, and Molecular Diversity of Spinach Germplasm.

 

Jackson, Eric W.

Ph.D.

2004

Characterization of Soybean Genotypes with Resistance to Phomopsis Seed Infection and Purple Seed Stain and Effects of Phomopsis Resistance on Seed Infection by Phomopsis spp

 

Reyna, Nathan S.

Ph.D. (CEMB)

2004

Genome Analysis and Functional Characterization of Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Genes in Rice

2003

 

Li, Yonghao

Ph.D.

2003

Temporal and Spatial Development, Relative Fitness and Dynamics of Strains of Colletotrichum Sublineolum on Grain Sorghum

2002

 

Lee, Min Woo

Ph.D.

2002

Molecular Characterization and Functional Analysis of a Pathogen-Inducible Rice MYB Gene

 

Lui, Bo

Ph.D.

2002

Molecular Characterization and Inter- and Intra- Species Phylogenetic Relationships in the Fungal Plant Pathogen Colletotrichum

 

Martin, Elizabeth M.

Ph.D.

2002

Ultrastructural and Biological Aspects of Synergistic Interactions Between Unrelated Plant Viruses.

 

Wamishe, Yeshi

Ph.D.

2002

Resistance to Leaf Rust in Soft Red Winter Wheat

 

Wang, Kening

Ph.D.

2002

Study of Biological Control of Rotylenchulus Reniformis on Cotton and Heterodera Glycines on Soybean

 

Ye, Weimin

Ph.D.

2002

Morphological and Molecular Taxonomy of Longidorus and Xiphinema (Nematode: Longidoridae) Occuring in Arkansas, USA - Volume I

1999

 

Brar, Mohanjeet S.

Ph.D.

1999

Micropropogation, regeneration and genetic transformation of U.S. cowpea cultivars

 

Long, D.H.

Ph.D.

1999

The spatialand temporal dynamics of rice blast disease in Arkansas

 

Tian, H.

Ph.D.

1999

Rhizobacteria as biocontrol agents for soybean cyst nematode

 

Walker, N. R.

Ph.D.

1999

The interaction between Meloidogyne incognita and Thielaviopsis basicola on cotton (Gossypium hirsutum)

1998

 

Diallo, H.

Ph.D.

1998

Cowpea stunt: A model system for the study of plant virus gynergism

 

Lee, Lawrence

Ph.D.

1998

Molecular Characterization of a Resistance-Breaking Mutant of Southern Bean Mosaic Virus

 

Wasilwa, L.

Ph.D.

1998

Genetic diversity, epidemiology, and resistance with the cucurbit anthracnose pathogen, Colletotrichum orbiculare

 

Potti, R.

Ph.D.

1998

Screening okra germplasm for resistance to Verticillium wilt

1996

 

Candole, B.L.

Ph.D.

1996

Characterization of suppressiveness of hairy vetch amended soils to Thielaviopsis basicola and methods to assess soil suppressiveness

 

Field, T.K.

Ph.D.

1996

Investigations of bacteria associated with the soybean cyst nematode in Arkansas soils and fate of viruses in bean leaves after deposition by Epilachna varivestis, a beetle vector of plant viruses

 

Kendig, S.

Ph.D.

1996

Studies of two soilborne fungi of agronomic importance in Arkansas, Macrophomina phaseolina of soybean and Thielaviopsis basicola of cotton

 

Trout, C.L.

Ph.D.

1996

A molecular based analysis of the phylogeny of Colletotrichum

1995

 

Ahn, K.

Ph.D.

1995

Studies on double membrane-bound virus-like particles associated with Eriophyid Mite-borne plant diseases of unknown etiology

 

Trout, Carol Lee

Ph.D.

1995

A Molecular Based Analysis of the Phylogeny of Colletrotrichum

1994

 

Mahmood, T.

Ph.D.

1994

Role of viral coat protein and plant binding component(s) in the transmission of plant viruses by leaf-feeding beetles

 

Wang, R.

Ph.D.

1994

Studies of virus circulativeness and retention in beetle vectors of plant viruses

1992

 

Brandenberger, L.

Ph.D.

1992

Studies to quantify disease resistance in spinach to white rust (Albugooccidentalis) and downy mildew (Peronospora farinosa f.sp. spinaciae)

 

Penix, S.

Ph.D.

1992

Septoria nodorum blotch development on susceptible and resistant shear cultivars

1991

 

Xia, J.Q.

Ph.D.

1991

Development and characterization of monoclonal antibodies specific for antigens of the rice blast fungus, Pyricularia grisea

1990

 

Cloud, G.L.

Ph.D.

1990

Studies on host specialization and effect on nitrogen on isolates of Macrophomina phaseolina

 

Shamoun, S.F.

Ph.D.

1990

Isozyme analysis of loblolly pine inoculated with Cronartium quercum f.sp. fusiforme

1989

 

Cho, M.R.

Ph.D.

1989

Morphological and taxonomic studies on North American Xiphinema

 

Kim, D.G.

Ph.D.

1989

Biological control of soybean-cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines, with a soil fungus

 

Souza, V.de

Ph.D.

1989

Ultrastructure properties of two plant viruses occuring in Arkansas

1988

 

Larsen, R.

Ph.D.

1988

Ultrastructure of two new viruses discovered in Northwest Arkansas

1987

 

Griffin, D.lE.

Ph.D.

1987

Pathogenicity of Colletotrichum lagenarium (Pass) Ell. & Halst. and resistance to anthracnose in cucumber

 

Radice, A.

Ph.D.

1987

Infraspecific diversity of Heterodera glycines (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) detected by restriction fragment analysis of mitochondrial DNA and isozyme phenotypes

1985

 

Kim, Y.H.

Ph.D.

1985

Structural modification associated with resistance and susceptibility of selected plants infected with Heterodera glycines Ichinohe

1984

 

Yu, S.M.

Ph.D.

1984

Relationship of trifluralin to Texas gourd collar rot caused by Fusarium solani f.sp. cucurbitae

1983

 

Abdelshife, M.A.

Ph.D.

1983

Biology of Rhizoctonia crealis and Rhizoctonia solani from small grains

 

Ahmad, I.B.

Ph.D.

1983

Cucumoviruses: Identification, comparison and detection

 

Carr, R.J.

Ph.D.

1983

The ultrastructure of mixed virus infection

 

Lax, A.

Ph.D.

1983

Purification and characterization of a germination self-inhibitor from conidia of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides

 

Valverde, R.

Ph.D.

1983

Characterization of viruses indigenous to wild plants in Northwest Arkansas

1982

 

Bassi, A.

Ph.D.

1982

The overwintering nature of Erwinia tracheiphila (Smith) and resistance to bacterial wilt in cucumber

 

Boyette, C.D.

Ph.D.

1982

Evaluation of Fusarium solani f.sp curcubitae as a potential bioherbicide for controlling Texas gourd

 

Dolezal, W.E.

Ph.D.

1982

Effects of cultural practices on the incidence of take-all diseases of wheat in Arkansas

1978

 

Salako, E.S.

Ph.D.

1978

Inheritance of leaf rust resistance in selected wheat cultivars

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