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  1. Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) is widely recognized as one of the most important plant viruses, causing significant agricultural losses in terms of both quality and yield worldwide each year. This study demonstrat...

    Authors: Shuaikang Liu, Weiqiang Tian, Zhongwei Liu, Xuefeng Wei, Kai Yuan, Wei Du, Siang Chen, Shuhan Chen, Dong Zhou and Lin Cai
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:30
  2. Magnaporthe oryzae is one of the most destructive pathogens that threaten rice production around the world. Previous studies mainly focus on pathogenic mechanism of M. oryzae during infection on rice at leaf stag...

    Authors: Yan Du, Dong Liang, Zhongqiang Qi, Junjie Yu, Rongsheng Zhang, Tianqiao Song, Mina Yu, Huijuan Cao, Xiayan Pan, Shuchen Wang, Junqing Qiao, Youzhou Liu and Yongfeng Liu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:29
  3. Bacterial blight of rice is a devastating disease caused by the gram-negative bacteria Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo). Chinese Xoo strain pathotypes IV, V, and IX are the major virulent Xoo strain types in S...

    Authors: Zecong Li, Shujuan Shen, Kuaifei Xia, Mingyong Zhang and Xuan Zeng
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:28
  4. Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV; genus Tobamovirus) is one of the most prevailing pathogens that seriously affects the quality and yield of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) leaves. Cross-protection using mild strains is a p...

    Authors: Xiaojie Xu, Xiaoxue Huan, Xiuqi Mu, Qing Zhu, Shaoyan Jiang, Xujie Sun, Yanping Tian, Chao Geng and Xiangdong Li
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:27
  5. The extracytoplasmic function (ECF) sigma factor AlgU is involved in the regulation of various virulence-related pathways in Pseudomonas syringae, especially alginate biosynthesis and motility, and the role of Al...

    Authors: Yiju Zhang, Min Fu, Qian Wang, Lei Zhang, Xiaoxi Chang and Lixin Zhang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:26
  6. Plant virus disease is one of the major threats to the yield and quality of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas [L.] Lam.), the seventh most important food crop in the world in terms of production. Sweepoviruses are a g...

    Authors: Yi Zhang, Xuangang Yang, Lifei Huang and Shulin Deng
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:23
  7. Banana Fusarium wilt, which is known as Panama disease and caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc), is a destructive disease that can lead to plant death and complete loss of banana plantations. For obt...

    Authors: Weiying Wang, Wenqiang Wan, Qian Chen, Taiyun Wei and Hongxiang Zhang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:25
  8. Sugarcane is a primary sugar crop and an important source of bioenergy. Pathogens are the major factors affecting sugarcane yield and sugar content. However, the mechanisms of sugarcane defense regulation rema...

    Authors: Xiangguo Li, Jiajie Zhong, Baiyang Li, Yingfeng Luo, Kailun Wang, Yu Wang, Ziqin Ye, Lifan Sun, Jinghan Zhang, Liu Yang, Lixiang Wang and Jie Zhang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:22
  9. Brown blotch disease in Agaricus bisporus reduces its commercial value, resulting in significant economic losses. The pathogens of brown blotch disease are diverse. Current research on the biological characterist...

    Authors: Zaixing Huang, Yiyun Huang, Yulu Nie and Bin Liu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:21
  10. Sclerotinia sclerotiorum is a widespread fungal pathogen responsible for significant crop losses across the globe. The challenge of breeding resistant varieties is exacerbated by the fungus's sophisticated pathog...

    Authors: Yijuan Ding, Baoqin Yan, Siqi Zhao, Yangui Chen, Huafang Wan and Wei Qian
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:20
  11. Anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum spp. remains an intractable problem in the most common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) production areas worldwide and can cause total yield loss. Many smallholder farmers are famili...

    Authors: Tamia M. Kushaha, Angela G. Mkindi, Ernest R. Mbega, Philip C. Stevenson and Steven R. Belmain
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:19
  12. Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) is a major sucrose and bioenergy crop in the world. The fungal pathogen Sporisorium scitamineum causes sugarcane smut, a devastating disease that destroys stalks and reduces sugar conte...

    Authors: Xiufang Li, Zongling Liu, Haoming Wu, Zhuoxin Yu, Jiaorong Meng, Haiyun Zhao, Xingli Deng, Yizu Su, Baoshan Chen and Ru Li
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:17
  13. Plasmodiophora brassicae is one of the biggest threats to cruciferous plants and one of the most economically significant diseases worldwide. However, our current understanding of its pathogenic mechanisms remain...

    Authors: Hui Yang, Rong Liao, Chuang Jin, Xiaoya Feng, Yang Zhang, Xinyue Wang, Yuge Zhang, Liang Yu and Wenming Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:18
  14. Wheat stripe rust, caused by Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici (Pst), is a common airborne wheat disease. The frequent occurrence at a large scale in China has caused significant yield losses and poses a consid...

    Authors: Congying Zhou, Xuan Lv, Xinlei Qi, Ahsan Abdullah, Qiuyu Sun, Mingliang Ding, Yingwen Bai, Ziqian Yang, Zhifang Wang and Zhanhong Ma
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:16
  15. Phytophthora are destructive plant pathogens that pose a serious threat to crop production. Traditional control methods rely heavily on chemical fungicides, which are harmful to the environment and human health. ...

    Authors: Rubin Chen, Dicheng Ma, Yazhou Bao, Weijie Wang, Dandan Du, Xujun Chen, Daolong Dou and Xiangxiu Liang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:14
  16. Plant cells perceive pathogen invasion by recognizing microbial patterns using plasma-membrane-localized pattern-recognition receptors (PRRs) to initiate pattern-triggered immunity (PTI), which confers a moder...

    Authors: Qian Zhang, Dongmei Wang, Zhuoyuan He, Yazhou Bao, Xiaodan Wang, Guangyuan Xu, Jun Yang, Daolong Dou, Xianzhong Feng and Xiangxiu Liang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:13
  17. Virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) is a powerful technology for molecular characterization of gene functions in plants and has the potential to prevent and control plant diseases. Unfortunately, VIGS in many ...

    Authors: Chunqing Wang, Zhimin Ma, Jinhuan Zhou, Jiaxin Li, Peng Cao, Chenhu Song, Chuxin Li, Xinliang Wang, Yu Bin, Changyong Zhou and Zhen Song
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:12
  18. Ustilaginoidea virens causes rice false smut, one of the most devastating rice diseases. The pathogen produces various types of mycotoxins, such as ustilaginoidins and ustiloxins, which are harmful to both human ...

    Authors: Zhaoyi Long, Peiying Wang, Qianheng Yu, Bo Wang, Dayong Li, Cui Yang, Ling Liu, Guohua Duan and Wenxian Sun
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:11
  19. Plants have evolved a multilayered and sophisticated immune system to establish effective resistance to a variety of pathogens. Phytophthora species are among the most notorious plant pathogens, causing destructi...

    Authors: Qi Li, Hai Zhu, Gan Ai, Jinping Yu and Daolong Dou
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:15
  20. Betel palm is one of the most economically important crops in Southeast Asia. The occurrence and expansion of yellow leaf disease (YLD) have significantly impacted betel palm plantations. Our previous research...

    Authors: Xue Zhao, Ruibai Zhao, Xianmei Cao, Yutian Wang, Hongxing Wang and Xi Huang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:10
  21. Rice is a staple crop feeding more than 50% of the world’s population and, its sustainable production is crucial to the global food security. However, blast disease caused by the filamentous fungus Magnaporthe or...

    Authors: Haifeng Zhang, Jun Yang, Muxing Liu, Xiaozhou Xu, Leiyun Yang, Xinyu Liu, Youliang Peng and Zhengguang Zhang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:9
  22. Rice bacterial leaf streak (BLS), caused by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola (Xoc), is a worldwide destructive rice bacterial disease, and seriously affects the global rice industry. Effective integrated manageme...

    Authors: Saiyu Dong, Nairu Liu, Xi Zhang, Cui Zhang, Bin Li, Qianli An, Xueping Zhou and Jianxiang Wu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:8
  23. Rice blast is a serious threat to the safe production of grain crops such as rice and wheat. Sporulation, appressorium formation, and invasive growth of Magnaporthe oryzae are the key stages of the development an...

    Authors: Qing Wang, Zhicheng Huang, Irshad Ali Khan, Yan Li, Jing Wang, Jiaoyu Wang, Xiao-Hong Liu, Fucheng Lin and Jianping Lu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:5
  24. The notorious woody plant-degrading pathogen Lasiodiplodia theobromae is a major causal agent of peach gummosis, one of the prevalent and devastating trunk diseases to peach production; however, its pathogenesis ...

    Authors: He Zhang, Xingyi Shen, Wanqi Shen, Dongmei Zhang, Xue Huang, Kaijie Zhu, Junwei Liu and Guohuai Li
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:6
  25. Helicotylenchus comprises a significant group of plant-parasitic nematodes that primarily feed on plant roots. This study focuses on the description of a newly discovered species, Helicotylenchus zenchengensis n....

    Authors: Yan Chen, Yang Lu, Hui Xie and Chunling Xu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:7
  26. The integration of molecular markers in the realm of potato genetics has opened new avenues for accelerating genotype analysis and developing improved varieties. Many markers linked to important features have ...

    Authors: Saiful Islam, Jiana Li, Mohammad Ataur Rahman, Fangru Xie, Botao Song and Bihua Nie
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:4
  27. O-GlcNAcylation, an important post-translational modification catalyzed by O-GlcNAc transferase (OGT), plays critical roles in several biological processes. In this study, we present our findings on the functi...

    Authors: Yizhou Gao, Yitong Wang, Siming He, Haibo Li, Yuqing Wang and Zhihong Wu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:2
  28. Pear anthracnose, caused by the fungus Colletotrichum fructicola, is a devastating disease for the pear industry. The apoplast, an extracellular compartment outside the plasma membrane, plays a crucial role in wa...

    Authors: Chenyang Han, Zhiyuan Su, Yancun Zhao, Chaohui Li, Baodian Guo, Qi Wang, Fengquan Liu and Shaoling Zhang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:3
  29. Botrytis cinerea is the causative agent of gray mold, a fungal disease affecting a broad array of food crops and resulting in considerable agricultural and economic losses. Currently, chemical fungicides are the ...

    Authors: Xiaojun Yuan, Fugen Yang, Yameng Wang, Shaoxuan Li, Demeng Zhang, Wenxing Liang and Qianqian Yang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2024 6:1
  30. Sorghum relies on its immune system to defend against various pathogens, including Pseudomonas syringae syringae van Hall (Pss van Hall). However, the sorghum immune system is largely unknown. Reports on pathogen...

    Authors: Xiang Wang, Fei Yan, Guojing Ma, Aixia Li and Lijing Liu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:63
  31. The reniform nematode, Rotylenchulus reniformis, is a sedentary root parasite that poses a significant threat to agricultural production in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide. In 2021–2022, a population o...

    Authors: Qianqian Shi, Xinyue Cai, Ziqi Zhang, Wenwen Song, Chen Liang, Fangmeng Duan and Honghai Zhao
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:58
  32. Iron participates in various crucial metabolic processes as an essential cofactor of many enzymes, which are vital to the survival of plants and their pathogens. However, excessive iron is toxic to the cells o...

    Authors: Jiaying Sun, Shuqin Xiao and Chunsheng Xue
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:61
  33. RNA silencing plays an important role in plant antiviral responses, which trigger the production of virus-derived small interfering RNAs (vsiRNAs). The competing endogenous RNA (ceRNA) hypothesis revealed a un...

    Authors: Xinran Gao, Kaiqiang Hao, Zhichao Du, Sijia Zhang, Zhiping Wang, Mengnan An, Zihao Xia and Yuanhua Wu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:60
  34. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been increasingly employed for fungicide applications in plant disease control. However, due to weight limitations, the fungicides sprayed through UAVs must be in low volum...

    Authors: Lijie Teng, Tuqiang Gao, Anyu Gu, Qizhen Zhang, Maolin Hu, Jianjun Hao, Xiaolin Li and Pengfei Liu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:62
  35. Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) is a plant pathogen that causes devastating tomato yield losses worldwide. The Sw-5b gene is one of the most effective resistance genes for TSWV control in tomato plants, and has ...

    Authors: Cong Tong, Shen Huang, Yajie Shi, Qian Wu, Lingna Shangguan, Haohua Yu, Rongzhen Chen, Zixuan Ding, Yunxia Xiao, Yinghua Ji, Zhongkai Zhang, Hui Zhang, Min Zhu and Xiaorong Tao
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:59
  36. Bacteria have the ability to inhibit the growth of competitors by using contact-dependent killing devices, such as the bacterial-killing type IV secretion system (T4SS). A recent publication in The ISME Journal b...

    Authors: Lei Xu and Xihui Shen
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:56
  37. Litchi downy blight, caused by Peronophythora litchii, is one of the most serious diseases in major litchi-producing regions worldwide. The ankyrin (ANK) repeat is one of the most common protein-protein interacti...

    Authors: Junjian Situ, Xinning Zhang, Xiaofan Zhou, Zijing Zhang, Pinggen Xi, Guanghui Kong and Zide Jiang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:54
  38. A large number of La-related proteins (LARPs), most of which share a La-motif and one or more adjacent RNA-recognition (RRM) domains, are known to play a function in diverse processes. Among the LAPRs, LARP4 a...

    Authors: Can Zhang, Shanshan Chen, Fan Zhang, Yuxin Zheng, Yuke Wang and Xili Liu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:57
  39. Geminiviruses are a group of circular single-stranded DNA viruses that cause severe diseases in many crop plants. However, there is still no fluorescent protein tag suitable for labeling viral proteins endogen...

    Authors: Yaqin Wang, Tao Hu, Hui Liu, Chenlu Su, Li Xie, Zhanqi Wang and Xueping Zhou
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:55
  40. Fusarium head blight (FHB) caused by Fusarium graminearum complex is a worldwide devastating disease of wheat, barley, maize, and other cereals. In the field, application of fungicides is one of the main strategi...

    Authors: Jing Wang, Ziyue Wen, Yun Chen and Zhonghua Ma
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:52
  41. Cucurbit aphid-borne yellows virus (CABYV) and watermelon mosaic virus (WMV) are major plant pathogens that cause severe epidemics in cucurbit crops. While there has been an increasing interest in molecular ep...

    Authors: M. P. Rabadán and P. Gómez
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:53
  42. Fusarium head blight (FHB) caused by Fusarium species, seriously threatens the safety of wheat (Triticum aestivum) production. Resistant cultivars and fungicides are frequently used to control these FHB pathogens...

    Authors: Ya-Zhou Zhang, Zhuo Li, Jie Man, Dan Xu, Lan Wen, Chen Yang, Qiang Xu, Qian-Tao Jiang, Guo-Yue Chen, Mei Deng, Yun-Liang Peng, Kai Zhong, Peng-Fei Qi and Yu-Ming Wei
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:51
  43. Rice yellow stunt virus (RYSV) P3 protein functions as a movement protein during viral infection of a plant host; its function in insect hosts remains unclear. In this study, we investigated the subcellular lo...

    Authors: Zhejun Huang, Zhenxi Ji, Juan Wang, Zhanpeng Li, Zhoumian Jiang, Wei Ni, Hongyan Chen, Taiyun Wei and Xiao-Feng Zhang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:48
  44. Wheat stripe rust, caused by Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici (Pst), is a devastating disease that seriously threatens the production of crops worldwide. Triadimefon is the widely-used fungicide for controllin...

    Authors: Aihong Zhou, Yaoxuan Feng, Xinpei Gao, Yue Liu, Fan Ji, Lili Huang, Zhensheng Kang and Gangming Zhan
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:49
  45. Natural rhizosphere bacteria has the potential to act as an alternative of chemical pesticides for sustainable agriculture. In the current study, tobacco rhizosphere Bacillus velezensis D exhibited great antibact...

    Authors: Jiawei Wang, Yulong Peng, Shanshan Xie, Xinru Yu, Chongyu Bian, Huiping Wu, Yun Wang and Ting Ding
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2023 5:50

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