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Skelsey, P, J. G. Elphinstone, G. S. Saddler, S. J. Wale, and I. K. Toth. "Spatial analysis of blackleg-affected seed potato crops in Scotland." Plant Pathology (In Press).
A'Hara, D. "Detection and Identification of Phoma Pathogens of Potato ." In Plant Pathology : Techniques and Protocols, 17-27. New York: Springer, 2015.
van Ghelder, C, A. Reid, D. M. Kenyon, and D Esmenjaud. "Detection of Nepovirus Vector and Nonvector Xiphinema Species in Grapevine." In Plant Pathology : Techniques and Protocols, 149-159. New York: Springer, 2015.
Monger, W., and C. J. Jeffries. "Detection of Potato spindle tuber viroid and Other Related Viroids by a DIG Labelled RNA Probe ." In Plant Pathology : Techniques and Protocols, 259-271. New York: Springer, 2015.
Humphris, S., G. Cahill, J. G. Elphinstone, R. Kelly, N. M. Parkinson, L. Pritchard, I. K. Toth, and G. S. Saddler. "Detection of the Bacterial Potato Pathogens Pectobacterium and Dickeya spp. using Conventional and Real-Time PCR." In Plant Pathology : Techniques and Protocols, 1-16. New York: Springer, 2015.
van Ghelder, C, A. Reid, D. M. Kenyon, and D Esmenjaud. "Development of a real-time PCR method for the detection of the dagger nematodes Xiphinema index, X. diversicaudatum, X. vuittenezi and X. italiae, and for the quantification of X. index numbers." Plant Pathology 64, no. 2 (2015): 489-500.
Palmano, S., V. Mulholland, D. M. Kenyon, G. S. Saddler, and C. J. Jeffries. "Diagnosis of Phytoplasmas by Real-Time PCR Using Locked Nucleic Acid (LNA) Probes." In Plant Pathology : Techniques and Protocols, 113-122. New York: Springer, 2015.
Mulholland, V., M Elliot, and S. Green. "Diagnostics of Tree Diseases Caused by Phytophthora Species." In Plant Pathology : Techniques and Protocols, 59-74. New York: Springer, 2015.
Sambles, C, A. Schlenzig, P O'Neill, M Grant, and D J. Studholme. "Draft genome sequences of Phytophthora kernoviae and Phytophthora ramorum lineage EU2 from Scotland." Genomics Data 6 (2015): 193-194.
Highet, F., and K. M. Pearson. "Epitrix pubescens can cause damage to potato (Solanum tuberosum)." EPPO Bulletin 45, no. 2 (2015): 221-222.
Campbell, H. "Harvesting potatoes." Cultivated Plant Taxonomy News, no. 3 (2015): 9.
Reid, A., F. F. Evans, V. Mulholland, Y. Cole, and J. Pickup. "High-Throughput Diagnosis of Potato Cyst Nematodes in Soil Samples." In Plant Pathology : Techniques and Protocols, 137-148. New York: Springer, 2015.
Wenzel, M. A., L. M. I. Webster, S. Paterson, and S. B. Piertney. "Identification and characterisation of 17 polymorphic candidate genes for response to parasitic nematode (Trichostrongylus tenuis) infection in red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scotica)." Conservation Genetics Resources 7, no. 1 (2015): 23-28.
Elliot, M, A. Schlenzig, C M. Harris, R Meagher, and S. Green. "An improved method for qPCR detection of three Phytophthora spp. in forest and woodland soils in northern Britain." Forest Pathology 45, no. 6 (2015): 537-539.
Bell, J. R., L. Alderson, D. Izera, T. Kruger, S. Parker, J. Pickup, C. R. Shortall, M. S. Taylor, P. Verrier, and R. Harrington. "Long-term phenological trends, species accumulation rates, aphid traits and climate: five decades of change in migrating aphids." Journal of Animal Ecology 84, no. 1 (2015): 21-34.
S Eves-van den Akker, C J. Lilley, A. Reid, J. Pickup, E Anderson, P J. A. Cock, M Blaxter, P E. Urwin, J T. Jones, and V. Blok. "A metagenetic approach to determine the diversity and distribution of cyst nematodes at the level of the country, the field and the individual." Molecular Ecology 24, no. 23 (2015): 5842-5851 .
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Lacomme, C., R. Holmes, and F. F. Evans. "Molecular and Serological Methods for the Diagnosis of Viruses in Potato Tubers." In Plant Pathology : Techniques and Protocols, 161-176. New York: Springer, 2015.
Schlenzig, A., R. Campbell, and J. Chard. "Phytophthora species infecting hardy ornamentals in nurseries and the managed environment in Scotland." Journal of Phytopathology 163, no. 7-8 (2015): 686-689.
Lacomme, C. Plant Pathology : Techniques and Protocols In Methods in Molecular Biology. Vol. 1302. New York: Springer, 2015.
Lacomme, C. "Strategies for Altering Plant Traits Using Virus-Induced Gene Silencing Technologies." In Plant Gene Silencing : Methods and Protocols, 25-41. New York: Springer, 2015.
Lewis, Laura A., Krzysztof Polanski, Marta de Torres-Zabala, Siddharth Jayaraman, L. Bowden, Jonathan Moore, Christopher A. Penfold, Dafyd J. Jenkins, Claire Hill, Laura Baxter et al. "Transcriptional Dynamics Driving MAMP-Triggered Immunity and Pathogen Effector-Mediated Immunosuppression in Arabidopsis Leaves Following Infection with Pseudomonas syringae pv tomato DC3000." Plant Cell 27, no. 11 (2015): 3038-3064.
Hughes, J., and G. Reay. Use of Integrated Pest Management in Scottish Soft Fruit Production. International Plant Protection Congress 2015., 2015.PDF icon Use of Integrated Pest Management in Scottish Soft Fruit Production poster (897.63 KB)
Iqbal, M, M Amin, Z Iqbal, H Bibi, A. Iqbal, Z Din, M Suleman, and H U. Shah. "Antimicrobial, cytotoxic and phytotoxic potency of ethyl acetate extract of Rhizopus stolonifer culture." Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 13, no. 1 (2014): 87-92.
Elphinstone, J. G., N. M. Parkinson, G. S. Saddler, G. Cahill, R. Kelly, L. Pritchard, S. Humphris, and I. K. Toth. "Biology and control of Dickeya spp. affecting potato in the UK." In Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2014, 233-239. Dundee, 2014.
Reid, K. B., M. J. Taylor, L. M. Melton, S. Lock, and P. Stoddart. Comparison of micro-flow and high-flow UHPLC/MSMS (incorporating polarityswitching) for the quantitative determination of multiple pesticide residues present in strawberry crude extract. European Pesticide Residue Workshop, Dublin, Republic of Ireland., 2014.PDF icon European Pesticide Residue Workshop, Dublin, 2014 (922.87 KB)


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