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  1. Dickeya dadantii is the causal agent of bacterial stalk rot and one of the most destructive and widespread diseases of the sorghum in the world. Here, we explored microbe-based approaches for managing this destru...

    Authors: Sujata Singh Yadav, Anshul Arya, Vishal Singh and Yogendra Singh
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:47
  2. Apple Valsa canker (AVC) has caused significant losses worldwide, especially in East Asia. Various fungal species from the genus Cytospora/Valsa can infect tree bark and cause tissue rot, and Valsa mali (Vm) is r...

    Authors: Hao Feng, Chengli Wang, Yanting He, Lin Tang, Pengliang Han, Jiahao Liang and Lili Huang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:45
  3. High-throughput sequencing (HTS) has instigated a paradigm shift in plant pathology, showcasing its transformative role in the management of plant diseases. As a powerful tool, HTS aids in identifying pathogen...

    Authors: Mir Muhammad Nizamani, Qian Zhang, Ghulam Muhae-Ud-Din and Yong Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:44
  4. Xrv proteins are a group of regulators in Xanthomonas spp., belonging to the histone-like nucleoid-structuring (H-NS) proteins of Gram-negative bacteria. The rice bacterial leaf streak pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae

    Authors: Jian-Ling Peng, Jia-Feng Shi, Zeng-Feng Ma, Xiao-Long Zhou, Wen-Xin Ye, Qian Su, Gui-Ning Zhu, Ji-Liang Tang, Rui-Fang Li and Guang-Tao Lu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:43
  5. Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc) causes Fusarium wilt of banana (Musa spp.), a notorious soil-borne vascular fungal disease threatening the global banana industry. Phytopathogens secrete effectors to suppr...

    Authors: Tian Wang, Yun Xu, Yang Zhao, Xiaofei Liang, Shuang Liu, Yufang Zhang, Zhensheng Kang, Daipeng Chen and Li Zheng
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:42
  6. Sexual reproduction in fungi promotes genetic diversity and helps the fungus to adapt to environmental stresses. Fusarium verticillioides is a heterothallic filamentous ascomycete that is a major cause of maize e...

    Authors: Fengcheng Zhang, Tingting Tang, Fan Li and Wei Guo
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:40
  7. Viruses within the Polerovirus genus in the family of Solemoviridae have a single-stranded positive-sense RNA genome of about 5.6–6.2 kb in length. In this study, the bitter gourd leaves showing yellowing and cru...

    Authors: Rui Qiao, Linhao Ge, Mengjiao Pan, Shoulin Jiang, Jieyin Chen, Wenxing Liang, Xueping Zhou and Fangfang Li
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:41
  8. Anthracnose is a common disease found in Camellia oleifera producing areas across China, whose primary pathogen is Colletotrichum fructicola. We previously revealed that autophagy is essential for the pathogenici...

    Authors: Jing Luo, Yan Chen, Yuan Guo, He Li and Shengpei Zhang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:39
  9. Argonaute (AGO) proteins are highly conserved and widely distributed across various organisms. They mainly associate with small RNAs (sRNAs) and act as integral players of the RNA-induced silencing complex in ...

    Authors: Zhi‑Xue Zhao, Si-Jia Yang, Xiao-Xiao Yin, Xiu-Lian Yan, Beenish Hassan, Jing Fan, Yan Li and Wen-Ming Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:38
  10. Fusarium graminearum is an economically devastating pathogen that causes cereal worldwide. The plant disease cycle involves sexual reproduction, with the perithecium playing a crucial role in overwintering and th...

    Authors: Bing Li, Yuhe Shen, Yupan Zhu, Lingling Yang, Ruonan Ma, Hao Sun, Jingang Liang, Kangkang Chen, Zhen Jiao and Wenchao Yang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:36
  11. Botrytis cinerea is one of the most destructive plant pathogens, causing great economic losses in a wide variety of crops. It is difficult to control the pathogen because of its flexible mode of infection, high r...

    Authors: Shasha Lu, Xiaokang Zhang, Chang He, Guangjin Li, Tong Chen, Boqiang Li, Shiping Tian and Zhanquan Zhang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:35
  12. Oomycetes, such as Pythium species, contain numerous devastating plant pathogens that inflict substantial economic losses worldwide. Although CRISPR/Cas9-based genome editing is available, the selection markers a...

    Authors: Hui Feng, Tianli Liu, Jiaxu Li, Chuanxu Wan, Feifei Ding, Yuanchao Wang, Xiaobo Zheng and Wenwu Ye
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:34
  13. Upon Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo) infection of rice leaves, the invasion induces systematic expression changes for both the coding genes and the non-coding genes, allowing the plant to make corresponding r...

    Authors: Kuaifei Xia, Xiaoqing Pan, Xuan Zeng and Mingyong Zhang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:33
  14. Phytopathogens secrete numerous effectors that facilitate their infection and colonization processes. However, the pathogenic mechanism of effectors in Cytospora chrysosperma, the causal agent of canker disease i...

    Authors: Zhiye Xu, Zheng Luo, Dianguang Xiong, Meng Gao and Chengming Tian
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:32
  15. Ubiquitination is an important modification process in eukaryotic organisms, and ubiquitin ligase (E3) is the most diversified component of this system. APIP6 (AvrPiz-t interacting protein 6) is one of the E3s...

    Authors: Yangyang Zheng, Xin Zhang, Yang Liu, Tongtong Zhu, Xuefeng Wu, Yuese Ning, Junfeng Liu and Dongli Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:31
  16. Cereal cyst nematodes (CCNs) lead to major losses in the cereal crop industry worldwide and have been reported in many provinces of China. However, this plant nematode’s distribution and genetic differences ar...

    Authors: Hudie Shao, Linfeng Zhu, Zhiqiang Li, Ru Jiang, Shiming Liu, Wenkun Huang, Chuanren Li, Ling-an Kong, Deliang Peng and Huan Peng
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:30
  17. Calonectria leaf blight (CLB) is one of the most important diseases of Eucalyptus trees grown in plantations. This disease poses a serious threat to the sustainability of Eucalyptus plantations in southern China....

    Authors: Wenwen Li, Shuaifei Chen, Michael J. Wingfield and Tuan A. Duong
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:29
  18. Fungal pathogens are among the main destructive microorganisms for crops and ecosystems worldwide, causing substantial agricultural and economic losses. Plant cell surface-localized lysin motif (LysM)-containi...

    Authors: Lei Pi, Yifan Zhang, Jinghao Wang, Nan Wang, Zhiyuan Yin and Daolong Dou
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:27
  19. Soybean rust caused by the fungus Phakopsora pachyrhizi is one of the most destructive diseases to soybean production worldwide. For the rapid diagnosis and the control of soybean rust, we developed a loop-mediat...

    Authors: Haibing Ouyang, Zhichao Zhang, Guangzheng Sun, Huawei Yang, Wenwu Ye and Yuanchao Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:25
  20. The 3-ketoacyl-ACP synthase III (FabH), a key enzyme for bacteria growth, catalyses the last step of the initiation of bacterial fatty acid synthesis. Rice bacterial blight is caused by the pathogen Xanthomonas o...

    Authors: Mingfeng Yan, Yonghong Yu, Lizhen Luo, Mei Huang, Yuanyin Zhang, Jingtong Su, Wenbin Zhang, Jincheng Ma, Zhe Hu and Haihong Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:26
  21. Plant pathogens cause severe losses to crop yields and economic returns in agriculture. Despite plant tissue DNA extraction of typically constituting a preliminary step in nucleic acid-based molecular diagnost...

    Authors: Jie Li, Juan Du, Shengzhican Li, Jiali Dong, Jiahan Ying, Yuehao Gu, Jie Lu, Xinyu Zeng, Philip Kear, Daolong Dou and Xiaodan Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:23
  22. Grapevine downy mildew (GDM) caused by Plasmopara viticola is a recurrent disease of wine grapes in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (Ningxia) of northwestern China. However, the primary infectious pathogen in t...

    Authors: Lujia Yang, Bingyao Chu, Jie Deng, Kai Yuan, Qiuyu Sun, Caige Jiang and Zhanhong Ma
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:19
  23. Verticillium wilt (VW) of cotton poses a serious threat to the quality and yield of cotton. Verticillium dahliae is the primary causal agent of cotton VW. Moreover, V. dahliae can infect more than 200 species of ...

    Authors: Bin Chen, Juan Tian, Zhidi Feng, Huan Wang, Jie Sun and Zhaosheng Kong
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:21
  24. In recent years, the emergence of soybean stay-green syndrome (SGS), also referred to as ‘zhengqing’, in the Huang-Huai-Hai region of China has resulted in significant yield losses. SGS is a phenomenon charact...

    Authors: Ruixiang Cheng, Rong Yan, Ruoxin Mei, Yaodi Wang, Wei Niu, Hao Ai, Sijing Qiao, Mengjia Xu, Wei Yu, Wenwu Ye, Yuanchao Wang, Xiaorong Tao, Xueping Zhou and Yi Xu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:20
  25. Studying plant early immunity, such as the unique immune mechanisms against pathogens, is an important field of research. Tomato wilt resulting from the infection by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici (Fol) is...

    Authors: Jingtao Li, Chenyang Wang, Limei Yang, Fahui Qiu, Yue Li, Yaning Zheng, Sihui Liu, Limin Song and Wenxing Liang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:24
  26. Gray mold, caused by Botrytis cinerea, poses a significant threat to the strawberry industry worldwide. B. cinerea is a high-risk pathogen in the sense of fungicide resistance. The sensitivities of B. cinerea iso...

    Authors: Jianyan Wu, Hanxin Mao, Yanan Sun, Fanglin Wei, Hancheng Wang and Chuanqing Zhang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:22
  27. Plant pathogenic strains of Pseudomonas syringae (Psy) spp. have been detected in nonagricultural habitats, including those associated with the water cycle. Their presence in aquatic systems allows dissemination ...

    Authors: Marina Anteljević, Iva Rosić, Olja Medić, Stoimir Kolarević, Tanja Berić, Slaviša Stanković and Ivan Nikolić
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:18
  28. A novel geminivirus, soybean stay-green associated virus (SoSGV), was previously shown to cause soybean delayed senescence and is associated with the incidence of soybean stay-green syndrome. The modes of SoSG...

    Authors: Jinlong Yin, Zhuangzhuang Hu, Shuqi Xu, Xin Hong, Yanglin Qiu, Xinge Cheng, Liqun Wang, Weiliang Shen, Haijian Zhi, Kai Li and Kai Xu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:17
  29. Rice false smut, caused by Ustilaginoidea virens, is one of the most important diseases in rice. The disease not only causes significant yield losses in China and worldwide but also produces multiple types of myc...

    Authors: Siwen Yu, Pengwei Liu, Jiyang Wang, Dayong Li, Dan Zhao, Cui Yang, Dongyu Shi and Wenxian Sun
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:16
  30. The pea enation mosaic disease (PEMD) causes significant yield losses worldwide. PEMD is caused by two taxonomically unrelated but symbiotic viruses, pea enation mosaic virus 1 (PEMV-1) and pea enation mosaic ...

    Authors: Xiaojiao Chen, Min Xie, Honglin Chen, Yue Zhang, Kehua Li, Pingxiu Lan, Taiyun Wei and Fan Li
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:15
  31. The soil-borne viral disease, caused by wheat yellow mosaic virus (WYMV) and Chinese wheat mosaic virus (CWMV), is one of the most destructive wheat diseases in China. Considering the large wheat growing area ...

    Authors: Jiajia Lei, Shuang Liu, Zhuangxin Ye, Zhiqing Chen, Hanhong Liu, Kaili Zhong, Qisen Lu, Juan Zhang, Jianping Chen, Jian Yang and Peng Liu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:13
  32. Although the functions of most protein effectors secreted by fungi are not predictable, they are known to modulate host immunity and facilitate infection. Fusarium graminearum is one of the 10 most abundant plant...

    Authors: Shuchen Wang, Sen Yang, Kaixin Dai, Wenyue Zheng, Xiaoyi Zhang, Bo Yang, Wenwu Ye, Xiaobo Zheng and Yuanchao Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:12
  33. Increasing evidence is proving the biological significance of the phytoplasma-secreted proteins. However, besides a few Sec-dependent secretory proteins, no other phytoplasma-secreted proteins have been report...

    Authors: Xiaoyu Gao, Zhengguang Ren, Wenjun Zhao and Weimin Li
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:11
  34. Protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) is usually a heterotrimeric enzyme, consisting of a catalytic subunit (C) and a scaffolding subunit (A) associated with a third, variable regulatory subunit (B). Fungi usually car...

    Authors: Rui-Jin Wang, Danrui Cui, Rui Zhao, Yujie Jin, Wenhui Zeng, Ye Yang, Linlu Qi, Lihui Xiang and You-Liang Peng
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:10
  35. The resistance of different soybean varieties to the Chinese isolate SC3 of soybean mosaic virus (SMV) was systematically studied. However, the resistance of different germplasm sources is still poorly underst...

    Authors: Hui Liu, Huanfang Zheng, Wenyang Xiang, Yingpei Song, Bowen Li, Jinlong Yin, Mengzhuo Liu, Xiaoxiang Liu, Liqun Wang, Shouping Yang, Kai Xu and Haijian Zhi
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:9
  36. Tomato mottle mosaic virus (ToMMV) poses a threat to production and quality of tomato fruits. The Tm-22 gene confers resistance to some tobamoviruses by recognizing viral movement proteins. However, Tm-22-mediate...

    Authors: Carlos Kwesi Tettey, Xiu-Qi Mu, Hua-Yu Ma, Xin-Yang Chen, Chao Geng, Yan-Ping Tian, Zhi-Yong Yan and Xiang-Dong Li
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:8
  37. Wheat leaf rust is caused by Puccinia triticina (Pt), leading to serious wheat yield loss in the world. To study the population structure and reveal the transmission routes of Pt in eastern China, leaf samples we...

    Authors: Hongfu Li, Qinqin Zhang, Gui Wang, Jifeng Wang, Zhiyong Chen, Wuchao Zhao, Xinyue Zheng, Li Gao, Bo Liu, Lijian Xu, Wanquan Chen and Taiguo Liu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:7
  38. Jasmine virus H (JaVH) is a newly reported viral pathogen of jasmine in China and USA. To study the viral gene function and pathogenic mechanism, a full-length infectious clone of JaVH (pXT-JaVHFJ) was constructe...

    Authors: Li-Juan Zhu, Chong-Tao Zhang, Ya-Ni Bai, Chao-Yang Jiang, Shi-Yun He, Qing Chang, Qian Xu and Yan-Hong Han
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:3
  39. Bacteria often use multiple transcription factors to regulate specific biological processes. Biosynthesis of heat-stable antifungal factor (HSAF) is regulated by multiple factors in Lysobacter enzymogenes. Howeve...

    Authors: Kaihuai Li, Rongxian Hou, Xue Zhou, Chunlan Xiong, Cheng Li, Yong Wang and Fengquan Liu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:4
  40. Aphelenchoides besseyi is a seed-borne plant-parasitic nematode that causes severe rice yield losses worldwide. In the present study, the A. besseyi Anhui-1 strain isolated from rice in China was sequenced with a...

    Authors: Hongli Ji, Jialian Xie, Ziduan Han, Fang Yang, Wenjuan Yu, Yunliang Peng and Xue Qing
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:5
  41. The watermelon and muskmelon productions are important agriculture pillar industries of Zhejiang Province in China. Difenoconazole is an imidazole-class sterol, 14-demethylase inhibitor (DMI), which has been i...

    Authors: Zhangliang Kong, Yu Zhang, Chaojie Zhuang, Chenxin Mao and Chuanqing Zhang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:1
  42. Spray-induced gene silencing (SIGS) can inhibit plant diseases by topical application of double- (dsRNA) or single-stranded (sRNA) RNA molecules onto plants to silence virulence-related pathogen genes. However...

    Authors: Yumeng Wang, Qin Yan, Chi Lan, Tao Tang, Kuaibing Wang, Jie Shen and Dongdong Niu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:2
  43. Heterotrimeric G proteins, comprising Gα, Gβ, and Gγ subunits, are key regulators of eukaryotic intracellular signaling. Extra-large G (XLG) proteins are a subfamily of plant-specific Gα proteins interacting w...

    Authors: Yixin Li, Qian Zhang, Lijing Gong, Jun Kong, Xiaodan Wang, Guangyuan Xu, Xujun Chen, Daolong Dou and Xiangxiu Liang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2022 4:49
  44. Over 110 million tons of nitrogen fertilizer every year is used for crop production. Scientists have dreamed of enabling rhizobial nitrogen fixation in non-leguminous crops to mitigate the increasing demand fo...

    Authors: Ying Zhao, Lixia Gao, Zhixiao Gao, Binnian Tian, Tao Chen, Jiatao Xie, Jiasen Cheng, Yanping Fu, Youguo Li, Shunyuan Xiao, Ton Bisseling and Daohong Jiang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2022 4:48
  45. Fusarium head blight (FHB) is one of the major biotic constraints to wheat due to its direct detrimental effects on yield quality and quantity. To manage the disease, the deployment of resistant genotypes is i...

    Authors: Getachew Gudero Mengesha, Shiferaw Mekonnen Abebe, Yisahak Tsegaye Tsakamo, Bilal Temmam Issa, Zerhun Tomas Lera, Misgana Mitku Shertore, Kedir Bamud Fedilu, Yosef Berihun Tadesse, Asaminew Amare Mekonnen, Abate Gebremikael Esho, Tariku Simion Dojamo, Muluneh Mekiso Halengo, Gedyon Tamru Mena, Wondimu Adila Adamo, Dizgo Chencha Cheleko and Agdew Bekele Woldesilassie
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2022 4:45

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