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Scientific Publications

Nowara, D., A. Gay, C. Lacomme, J. Shaw, C. Ridout, D. Douchkov, G. Hensel, J. Kumlehn, and P. Schweizer. "HIGS: Host-Induced Gene Silencing in the obligate biotrophic fungal pathogen Blumeria graminis." The Plant Cell 22, no. 9 (2010): 3130-3141.
Fordyce, F. M., N. Brereton, J. Hughes, W. Luo, and J. Lewis. "An initial study to assess the use of geological parent materials to predict the Se concentration in overlying soils and in five staple foodstuffs produced on them in Scotland." Science of the Total Environment 408, no. 22 (2010): 5295-5305.
Palmano, S., C. J. Jeffries, V. Mulholland, and G. S. Saddler. "LNA probe-based Real-Time PCR for the detection of phytoplasmas in Solanum tuberosum." In COST Action FA0807 Conference. Current status and perspectives of phytoplasma disease research and management., Abstract Book, p30. Sitges, Spain, 2010.
Carnegie, S. F., and M. McCreath. "Mosaic virus symptoms in potato crops and the occurrence of growth cracking in tubers." Potato Research 53, no. 1 (2010): 17-24.
Chard, J., C. J. Jeffries, and J. Pickup. "New pest risks for potato." In Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2010, 165-170. Dundee, 2010.
Mougeot, F., J. Martinez-Padilla, J. D. Blount, L. Perez-Rodriguez, L. M. I. Webster, and S. B. Piertney. "Oxidative stress and the effect of parasites on a carotenoid-based ornament." Journal of Experimental Biology 213, no. 3 (2010): 400-407.
Hughes, J., G. Reay, L. Thomas, and A. Walker. "Pesticide use in Scottish Potato Cultivation 1998-2008: Trends and Predictions." In Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2010, 245-250. Dundee, 2010.
Pickup, J., A. Fox, R. Holmes, F. Highet, K. Davie, and C. Lacomme. "Potato viruses PVA and PVY - do they have the same aphid vectors?" In Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2010, 219-224. Dundee, 2010.
Mulholland, V., R. J. Mortensen, X. Shen, and A. Reid. "Potato viruses: a snapshot from Shetland." In SGM Conference, March 2010. Edinburgh, 2010.
Cahill, G., K. Fraser, M. J. Kowalewska, D. M. Kenyon, and G. S. Saddler. "Recent findings from the Dickeya survey and monitoring program." In Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2010, 171-176. Dundee, 2010.
Fenton, B., L. Kasprowicz, G. Malloch, and J. Pickup. "Reproductive performance of asexual clones of the peach-potato aphid, (Myzus persicae, Homoptera: Aphididae), colonising Scotland in relation to host plant and field ecology." Bulletin of Entomological Research 100, no. 4 (2010): 451-460.
Martinez-Padilla, J., F. Mougeot, L. M. I. Webster, L. Perez-Rodriguez, and S. B. Piertney. "Testing the interactive effects of testosterone and parasites on carotenoid-based ornamentation in a wild bird." Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23, no. 5 (2010): 902-913.
Reid, A. "The use of temperature switch PCR for SNP genotyping in barley." In UPOV, BMT 12/7. Ottawa, Canada, 2010.
Campbell, S., and G. Hartley. Wild boar distribution in Scotland. 8th International Symposium on Wild Boar and Other Suids., 2010. Download: Wild_boar_distribution_in_Scotland.pdf (890.92 KB)
Christensen, N., J. Tilsner, K. Bell, P. Hammann, R. Parton, C. Lacomme, and K. Oparka. "The 5'cap of tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) is required for virion attachment to the actin/endoplasmic reticulum network during early infection." Traffic 10, no. 5 (2009): 536-551.
Davey, T. "An accelerated soil-bait assay for the detection of potato mop top virus in agricultural soil." In Plant Pathology : Techniques and Protocols, edited by R. Burns, 259-265. Vol. 508. Methods in Molecular Biology 508. New York, N.Y.: Humana, 2009.
Johnson, P. C. D., J. D. Hadfield, L. M. I. Webster, A. Adam, B. K. Mable, and L. F. Keller. "Bayesian paternity analysis and mating patterns in a parasitic nematode, Trichostrongylus tenuis." Heredity 104, no. 6 (2009): 573-582.
Pacak, A., PM Strozycki, M. Barciszewska-Pacak, M. Alejska, C. Lacomme, A. Jarmolowski, Z. Szweykowska-Kulińska, and M. Figlerowicz. "The brome mosaic virus-based recombination mvector triggers a limited gene silencing response depending on the orientation of the inserted sequence." Archives of Virology 155, no. 2 (2009): 169-179.
Temperley, N. D., L. M. I. Webster, A. Adam, L. F. Keller, and P. C. D. Johnson. "Cross-Species Utility of Microsatellite Markers in Trichostrongyloid Nematodes." Journal of Parasitology 95, no. 2 (2009): 487-489.
Carnegie, S. F., G. S. Saddler, and J. C. Peters. "Cultivar susceptibility to Potato mop-top virus (PMTV) infection and symptom expression." Aspects of Applied Biology 94, Potatoes, viruses and their vectors (2009): 51-54.
Wypijewski, K., C. Hornyik, J. Shaw, F. Stephens, R. Goraczniak, SI Gunderson, and C. Lacomme. "Ectopic 5’ splice sites inhibit gene expression by engaging RNA surveillance and silencing pathways in plants." Plant Physiology 151, no. 2 (2009): 955-965.
Pickup, J., K. Davie, A. Fox, F. Highet, and R. Holmes. "Epidemiology of viruses in Scottish seed potatoes." Aspects of Applied Biology 94, Potatoes, Viruses and their vectors (2009): 5-10.
Taylor, M. J., and E. A. Sharp. "Fatal Attraction - Illegal Poisoning of Animals in Scotland." In Practice: Bulletin of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management 64, no. June (2009): 12-13.

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