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  1. The Esca disease complex includes some of the most important trunk diseases of grapevines (Vitis spp.) and causes serious yield losses in grape production worldwide. However, there has been no detailed study on i...

    Authors: Qingtong Ye, Jingyi Jia, Ishara S. Manawasinghe, Xinghong Li, Wei Zhang, Laura Mugnai, Xuehong Wu, Kevin D. Hyde and Jiye Yan
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2021 3:11
  2. Coat protein (CP) is required for potyviruses to move and establish a systemic infection in plants. π-stackings formed by aromatic residues play critical roles in maintaining protein stability and functions. A...

    Authors: Zhi-Yong Yan, Xiao-Jie Xu, Le Fang, Chao Geng, Yan-Ping Tian and Xiang-Dong Li
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2021 3:10
  3. Ustilaginoidea virens, the causal agent of rice false smut, is an economically important filamentous fungal pathogen. A high-quality reference genome of U. virens promotes understanding of molecular mechanisms un...

    Authors: Kang Zhang, Zaixu Zhao, Ziding Zhang, Yuejiao Li, Shaojie Li, Nan Yao, Tom Hsiang and Wenxian Sun
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2021 3:9
  4. The powdery mildew fungi secrete numerous Candidate Secreted Effector Proteins (CSEPs) to manipulate host immunity during infection of host plants. However, the function of most of these CSEPs in cell death su...

    Authors: Xue Li, Cong Jin, Hongbo Yuan, Wanting Huang, Fang Liu, Renchun Fan, Jiankun Xie and Qian-Hua Shen
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2021 3:7
  5. Pennisetum plants (Pennisetum alopecuroides L.), displaying a dwarfing phenotype along with delayed flowering and mosaic symptom on leaves, were found in Beijing, China. Flexuous filamentous particles with a size...

    Authors: Xuedong Liu, Xi Chen, Sijia Liu, Kaitong Du, Pei Wang, Tong Jiang, Mengji Cao, Xiangdong Li, Zaifeng Fan and Tao Zhou
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2021 3:6
  6. Rice false smut caused by Ustilaginoidea virens is one of the widespread rice diseases across the globe in recent years, however, we know little about its molecular mechanism of infection. The cAMP signaling path...

    Authors: Hui-Juan Cao, Jin-Jin Zhang, Ming-Li Yong, Mi-Na Yu, Tian-Qiao Song, Jun-Jie Yu, Xia-Yan Pan and Yong-Feng Liu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2021 3:5
  7. Bacillus subtilis, a plant-beneficial bacterial species exhibiting good biocontrol capabilities, has been widely used in agricultural production. The endophytic strain 9407 can efficiently control bacterial fruit...

    Authors: Xiaofei Gu, Qingchao Zeng, Yu Wang, Jishun Li, Yu Zhao, Yan Li and Qi Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2021 3:4
  8. Bean common mosaic virus (BCMV) is one of the most widespread and damaging viruses of cultivated legumes in the world. In addition to serious yield reduction and germplasm decline, BCMV infection also makes le...

    Authors: Jiachao Qin, Zhe Yin, Danyu Shen, Huatao Chen, Xin Chen, Xiaoyan Cui and Xuehao Chen
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2021 3:3
  9. Huanglongbing (HLB) or greening disease, associated with the bacterial pathogen Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (Las), is currently the most devastating citrus disease worldwide and no cure is available. Induce...

    Authors: Jinyun Li, Vladimir G. Kolbasov, Zhiqian Pang, Shuo Duan, Donghwan Lee, Yixiao Huang, Jin Xu, Doron Teper, Tirtha Lamichhane and Nian Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2021 3:2
  10. The basic leucine zipper (bZIP) transcription factor family, one of the largest and most diverse transcription factor families in eukaryotes, is associated with the development and stress responses of many euk...

    Authors: Yuting Sheng, Long Lin, Han Chen, Tianhuizi Pu, Xiaoyun Liu, Suomeng Dong, Wenwu Ye and Yuanchao Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2021 3:1
  11. An unprecedented number of viruses have been discovered by leveraging advances in high-throughput sequencing. Infectious clone technology is a universal approach that facilitates the study of biology and role ...

    Authors: Mingmin Zhao, Beatriz García, Araiz Gallo, Ioannis E. Tzanetakis, Carmen Simón-Mateo, Juan Antonio García and Fabio Pasin
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:36
  12. Since its discovery more than 110 years ago, Valsa canker has emerged as a devastating disease of apple in East Asia. However, our understanding of this disease, particularly the identity of the causative agen...

    Authors: Xuli Wang, Cheng-Min Shi, Mark L. Gleason and Lili Huang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:35
  13. NPR1 is a key regulator of systemic acquired resistance (SAR) in plant species. In our previous study, we identified a conserved fungal effector PNPi from Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici (Pst) that can suppre...

    Authors: Weishuai Bi, Shuqing Zhao, Jiaojie Zhao, Jun Su, Xiumei Yu, Daqun Liu, Zhensheng Kang, Xiaojie Wang and Xiaodong Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:34
  14. C2H2 zinc finger transcription factors such as FlbC and Msn2, have broad regulatory roles in fungal growth and conidiation. In the present study, we cloned and characterized a C2H2 zinc finger transcription facto...

    Authors: Linlin Chen, Jingya Zhao, Huiqing Xia, Yuming Ma, Yankun Liu, Mengya Peng, Xiaoping Xing, Bingjian Sun, Yan Shi and Honglian Li
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:33
  15. Pyraclostrobin, a quinone outside inhibitor (QoI) fungicide, has been registered to control apple tree Valsa canker (AVC) caused by Valsa mali in China. However, there is no data available regarding the resistanc...

    Authors: Hao Feng, Shuai Wang, Zhaoyang Liu, Jianqiang Miao, Mingxia Zhou and Lili Huang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:31
  16. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Dipali Rani Gupta, Musrat Zahan Surovy, Nur Uddin Mahmud, Moutoshi Chakraborty, Sanjoy Kumar Paul, Md. Shaid Hossain, Pallab Bhattacharjee, Md. Shabab Mehebub, Kanistha Rani, Rumana Yeasmin, Mahfuzur Rahman and Md Tofazzal Islam
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:32

    The original article was published in Phytopathology Research 2020 2:30

  17. Wheat blast disease caused by a South American lineage of Magnaporthe oryzae Triticum (MoT) pathotype has emerged as a serious threat to wheat production in Bangladesh since its first emergence in 2016. Efficient...

    Authors: Dipali Rani Gupta, Musrat Zahan Surovy, Nur Uddin Mahmud, Moutoshi Chakraborty, Sanjoy Kumar Paul, Md. Shaid Hossain, Pallab Bhattacharjee, Md. Shabab Mehebub, Kanistha Rani, Rumana Yeasmin, Mahfuzur Rahman and Md Tofazzal Islam
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:30

    The Correction to this article has been published in Phytopathology Research 2020 2:32

  18. Plant virus-induced diseases cause significant losses to agricultural crop production worldwide. Reverse genetics systems of plant viruses allow gene manipulation on viral genomes, which greatly facilitates st...

    Authors: Ying Zang, Xiao-Dong Fang, Ji-Hui Qiao, Qiang Gao and Xian-Bing Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:29
  19. Wheat blast, caused by the Magnaporthe oryzae Triticum (MoT) lineage (synonym Pyricularia oryzae Triticum lineage), is a destructive disease in South America and Bangladesh. It is primarily a disease of wheat hea...

    Authors: M. Tofazzal Islam, Dipali Rani Gupta, Akbar Hossain, Krishna K. Roy, Xinyao He, Muhammad R. Kabir, Pawan K. Singh, Md. Arifur Rahman Khan, Mahfuzur Rahman and Guo-Liang Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:28
  20. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Jie Zhang, Haixia Yan, Mingcong Xia, Xiaoyun Han, Lihua Xie, Paul H. Goodwin, Xin Quan, Runhong Sun, Chao Wu and Lirong Yang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:27

    The original article was published in Phytopathology Research 2020 2:23

  21. Cucurbit aphid-borne yellows virus (CABYV), melon aphid-borne yellows virus (MABYV) and suakwa aphid-borne yellows virus (SABYV) are three poleroviruses that infect cucurbit crops. Developing specific antisera...

    Authors: Shao-Kang Zhang, Tian-Yu Zhao, Xing Shi, Yu-Zi Liu, Ying Wang, Zong-Ying Zhang, Da-Wei Li, Jia-Lin Yu, Qiao-Xia Shang and Cheng-Gui Han
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:22
  22. Phytophthora fragariae causes drastic damage in strawberry crops. P. fragariae infects strawberry roots and causes red stele root rot. Although P. fragariae is a quarantine organism, its spread in Finland continu...

    Authors: Mustafa Ahmad Munawar, Anna Toljamo, Frank Martin, Elina Oksanen and Harri Kokko
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:26
  23. Rice false smut (RFS), caused by Ustilaginoidea virens (Cooke) Takah, is an important fungal disease of rice. In China, sterol demethylation inhibitors (DMIs) are common fungicides used to control RFS. In a previ...

    Authors: Xiayan Pan, Huijuan Cao, Junjie Yu, Mina Yu, Zhongqiang Qi, Tianqiao Song, Yan Du, Mingli Yong, Rongsheng Zhang, Xiaole Yin and Yongfeng Liu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:24
  24. Wheat root rot caused by Gaeumannomyces graminis var. tritici (Ggt) results in severe yield losses in wheat production worldwide. However, little is known about the molecular mechanism that regulates systemic sym...

    Authors: Jie Zhang, Haixia Yan, Mingcong Xia, Xiaoyun Han, Lihua Xie, Paul H. Goodwin, Xin Quan, Runhong Sun, Chao Wu and Lirong Yang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:23

    The Correction to this article has been published in Phytopathology Research 2020 2:27

  25. Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is a major staple food crop for more than a billion people in the world. Cassava mosaic virus (CMV), belonging to the Geminiviridae family, is a primary threat to cassava produc...

    Authors: Duan Wang, Guixiu Huang, Tao Shi, Guofen Wang, Rongxiang Fang, Xuan Zhang and Jian Ye
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:18
  26. Targeted genome editing technology is becoming one of the most important genetic tools and widely employed in the plant pathology community. In recent years, CRISPR (Clustered regularly interspaced short palin...

    Authors: Gokul Gosavi, Fang Yan, Bin Ren, Yongjie Kuang, Daqi Yan, Xueping Zhou and Huanbin Zhou
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:21
  27. Although Psathyrostachys huashanica has excellent potential for resistance gene mining and molecular genetic breeding, no reference genome is available. To date, most studies of P. huashanica have been focused on...

    Authors: Chuan Shen, Caiyan Wei, Jingyuan Li, Xudong Zhang and Yunfeng Wu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:19
  28. The quarantine bacterium Xanthomonas fragariae causes angular leaf spots on strawberry. Its population structure was recently found to be divided into four (sub)groups resulting from two distinct main groups. Xan...

    Authors: Michael Gétaz, Jochen Blom, Theo H. M. Smits and Joël F. Pothier
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:17
  29. Plant pathogenic bacteria engage in an ongoing struggle for survival. Gram negative phytopathogenic prokaryotes deploy type III secretion system to deliver effector proteins into plant cells to manipulate the ...

    Authors: Wenxiu Ma, Xiameng Xu, Lulu Cai, Yanyan Cao, Fazal Haq, James R. Alfano, Bo Zhu, Lifang Zou and Gongyou Chen
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:16
  30. The receptor-like kinase (RLK) FERONIA functions in immunity in Arabidopsis. Here, we systemically screened rice RLK genes encoding FERONIA-like receptor (FLRs) that may be involved in rice-Magnaporthe oryzae int...

    Authors: Yan-Yan Huang, Xin-Xian Liu, Ying Xie, Xiao-Yu Lin, Zi-Jin Hu, He Wang, Liang-Fang Wang, Wen-Qiang Dang, Ling-Li Zhang, Yong Zhu, Hui Feng, Mei Pu, Ji-Qun Zhao, Ji-Wei Zhang, Yan Li, Jing Fan…
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:14
  31. Sclerotial development is a vital stage in the life cycles of many fungal plant pathogens. In this study, the protein Ss-CAD, which contains three conserved domains of cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase (CAD), was...

    Authors: Jiahong Zhou, Yang Lin, Yanping Fu, Jiatao Xie, Daohong Jiang and Jiasen Cheng
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:13
  32. Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11 is a non-flagellated, ubiquitous soil bacterium with broad-spectrum antifungal activities. Although lacking flagella, it employs another type of motile behavior, known as twitching mot...

    Authors: Long Lin, Mimi Zhou, Danyu Shen, Sen Han, Alex M. Fulano, Shan-Ho Chou and Guoliang Qian
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:12
  33. Small molecules are able to regulate numerous cellular processes through binding to various bacterial receptor proteins, but the mechanisms and functions by which these chemicals coordinate and execute remain ...

    Authors: Sen Han, Mingming Yang, Alex M. Fulano, Long Lin, Shan-Ho Chou and Guoliang Qian
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:11
  34. Yam mild mosaic virus (YMMV) is prevalent in yams (Dioscorea spp.) worldwide. To gain an insight into the genetic diversity and molecular evolution of YMMV, 89 isolates from West Africa, Asia, South Pacific, and ...

    Authors: Cheng-Wu Zou, Jiao-Rong Meng, Zi-Ting Yao, Lei Zhang, Zhi-Qiang Wang, Ben-Hui Wei and Bao-Shan Chen
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:10
  35. The severity of plant diseases, traditionally the proportion of the plant tissue exhibiting symptoms, is a key quantitative variable to know for many diseases and is prone to error. Good quality disease severi...

    Authors: Clive H. Bock, Jayme G. A. Barbedo, Emerson M. Del Ponte, David Bohnenkamp and Anne-Katrin Mahlein
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:9
  36. Ubiquitin-specific protease (UBP) family is the largest group of deubiquitinases, which plays important roles in eukaryotic organisms. Comprehensive analysis of UBP genes has not been conducted in the plant patho...

    Authors: Xuan Cai, Zhao Wang, Yuxi Hou, Caiyun Liu, Ahmed Hendy, Junjie Xing and Xiao-Lin Chen
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:8
  37. Silicon (Si) has been widely employed in agriculture to enhance resistance against pathogens in many crop plants. However, the underlying molecular mechanisms of Si-mediated resistance remain elusive. In this ...

    Authors: Lili Wang, Min Dong, Qiong Zhang, Ying Wu, Liang Hu, James F. Parson, Edward Eisenstein, Xiangge Du and Shunyuan Xiao
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:7
  38. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) signaling plays a central role in plant immune response. BPAs, referred to as binding partner 1 of accelerated cell death 11 (ACD11) (BPA1) and BPA1-like proteins, regulate ROS-me...

    Authors: Xiong Zhang, Gan Ai, Xiaodan Wang, Hao Peng, Zhiyuan Yin and Daolong Dou
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:6
  39. Diseases caused by Phytophthora species seriously affect global crop production and food security. Identification of key factors involved in plant resistance is valuable for disease management. Previously, we cha...

    Authors: Jing Yu, Chunyue Chai, Gan Ai, Yuling Jia, Wenjing Liu, Xiong Zhang, Tian Bai and Daolong Dou
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:4
  40. Wheat dwarf virus (WDV), a mastrevirus transmitted by the leafhopper Psammotettix alienus, causes a severe disease in cereal crops. Typical symptoms of wheat plants infected by WDV are yellowing and severe dwarfi...

    Authors: Yu Liu, Yan Liu, Carl Spetz, Li Li and Xifeng Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:3
  41. Neonicotinoid insecticides are used for preventing insects from transmitting plant viruses. This group of chemicals are easily taken up by plants and translocated to different tissues and are applicable for so...

    Authors: Lei Li, Zhihong Hu, Tan Dai, Panqing Liu, Chen Chen, Pengfei Liu, Jiajin Guo, Hucheng Liu, Songlin Li, Jianjun Hao and Xili Liu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:2
  42. Plants trigger a highly orchestrated defence mechanism in response to viral infection. In this study, we aimed at understanding the molecular events that lead to more accelerated cell death in Nicotiana benthamia...

    Authors: Mercy Macharia, Prem P. Das, Naweed I. Naqvi and Sek-Man Wong
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2020 2:1
  43. Rice viruses, known as “rice killer”, are vector-borne pathogens that cause severe disease and significant yield loss in rice production around the world. Rice virus disease is characterized by uncontrolled vi...

    Authors: Jiaqi Qin, Ci Wang, Leqi Wang, Shanshan Zhao and Jianguo Wu
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:34
  44. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of small (20–24 nucleotides (nt) long) non-coding RNAs. One mature miRNA can be transcribed from one or more gene loci known as miRNA genes (MIRs). The transcript of a MIR forms a s...

    Authors: Yan Li, John Martin Jerome Jeyakumar, Qin Feng, Zhi-Xue Zhao, Jing Fan, Muhammad Ibrahim Khaskheli and Wen-Ming Wang
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:33
  45. Verticillum dahliae is a notorious plant pathogenic fungus, which can cause wilt disease on hundreds of plant species. The genome of V. dahliae has been sequenced and annotated, but incorrect gene annotations and...

    Authors: Dianguang Xiong, Yonglin Wang and Chengming Tian
    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:31

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