Research Publications

Selected recent research publications on MLN are listed.

2017

An Atypical Thioredoxin Imparts Early Resistance to Sugarcane Mosaic Virus in MaizeQingqing Liu, Huanhuan Liu, Yangqing Gong, Yongfu Tao, Lu Jiang, Weiliang Zuo, Qin Yang, Jianrong Ye, Jinsheng Lai, Jianyu Wu, Thomas Lübberstedt , Mingliang Xu. 2017. Molecular Plant 10(3): 483-497. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molp.2017.02.002

2016

First Report of Maize chlorotic mottle virus on a Perennial Host, Sorghum halepense, and Maize in Spain. M.A. Achon, L. Serrano, G. Clemente-Orta, and S. Sossai. 2016. Plant Disease. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-16-1261-PDN

Status of maize lethal necrosis in eastern Uganda. Frank Kagoda, Robert Gidoi and Brian E. Isabirye. 2016. African Journal of Agricultural Research. 11(8): 652-660. 

Community-survey based assessment of the geographic distribution and impact of maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease in Kenya. Hugo De Groote*, Francis Oloo, Songporne Tongruksawattana, Biswanath Das. Crop Protection 82 (2016) 30-35

Current and future potential distribution of maize chlorotic mottle virus and risk of maize lethal necrosis disease in Africa. Brian E. Isabirye* and Ivan Rwomushana. J. Crop Prot. 2016, 5 (2): 215-228

2015

Genomewide association and genomic prediction of resistance to maize lethal necrosis disease in tropical maize germplasm. Manje Gowda, Biswanath Das, Dan Makumbi, Raman Babu, Kassa Semagn, George Mahuku, Michael S. Olsen, Jumbo M. Bright, Yoseph Beyene, Boddupalli M. Prasanna. Theor Appl Genet (2015) 128: 1957. doi:10.1007/s00122-015-2559-0

First Report of Maize chlorotic mottle virus and Maize Lethal Necrosis on Maize in Ethiopia. G. Mahuku, A. Wangai, K. Sadessa, A. Teklewold, D. Wegary, D. Ayalneh, I. Adams, J. Smith, E. Bottomley, S. Bryce, L. Braidwood, B. Feyissa, B. Regassa, B. Wanjala, J. N. Kimunye, C. Mugambi, K. Monjero, and B. M. Prasanna. 2015. Plant Disease 99(12): 1870.

MLN pathogen diagnosis, MLN-free seed production and safe exchange to non-endemic countries. Mezzalama, M., B. Das, and B.M. Prasanna. 2015. CIMMYT brochure. Mexico, D.F.: CIMMYT.

Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN), an Emerging Threat to Maize-Based Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa. George Mahuku, Benham E. Lockhart, Bramwel Wanjala, Mark W. Jones, Janet Njeri Kimunye, Lucy R. Stewart, Bryan, J. Cassone, Subramanian Sevgan, Johnson O. Nyasani, Elizabeth Kusia, P. Lava Kumar, C. L. Niblett, Andrew Kiggundu,Godfrey Asea, Hanu R. Pappu, Anne Wangai, Boddupalli M. Prasanna, and Margaret G. Redinbaugh. 2015. Phytopathology 105(7): 956-965.

2014

First report of maize lethal necrosis disease in Rwanda. I.P. Adams*, V.A Harju, T. Hodges, U. Hany, A. Skelton, S. Rai, M.K. Deka, J. Smith, A. Fox, B. Uzayisenga, C. Ngaboyisonga, B. Uwumukiza, A. Rutikanga, M. Rutherford, B. Ricthis, N. Phiri and N. Boonham. New Disease Reports (2014) 29, 22. [http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2014.029.022]

First Report of Maize chlorotic mottle virusInfecting Maize in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. M. Lukanda,  A. Owati, P. Ogunsanya, K. Valimunzigha, K. Katsongo, H. Ndemere, and P. LavaKumar. 2014. Plant Disease 98(10): 1448.

2012

First Report of Maize chlorotic mottle virus and Maize Lethal Necrosis in Kenya. A. W. Wangai, M. G. Redinbaugh, Z. M. Kinyua, D. W. Miano, P. K. Leley, M. Kasina, G. Mahuku, K. Scheets, and D. Jeffers. 2012 Plant Disease – 96(10):1582

Use of next-generation sequencing for the identification and characterization of Maize chlorotic mottle virus and Sugarcane mosaic virus causing maize lethal necrosis in Kenya. P. Adams, D. W. Miano, Z. M. Kinyua, A. Wangai, E. Kimani, N. Phiri, R. Reeder, V. Harju, R. Glover, U. Hany, R. Souza-Richards, P. Deb Nath, T. Nixon, A. Fox, A. Barnes, J. Smith, A. Skelton, R. Thwaites, R. Mumford, N. Boonham. 2012. Plant Pathology DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2012.02690.x

2011

Maize Chlorotic Mottle. S. Nelson, J Brewbaker, J Hu. 2011. University of Hawaii Plant Disease Dec 2011.

Real-time TaqMan RT-PCR for detection of maize chlorotic mottle virus in maize seeds. Yongjiang Zhanga, Wenjun Zhao, Mingfu Li, Hongjun Chen, Shuifang Zhub,∗, Zaifeng Fan. Journal of Virological Methods 171 (2011) 292–294

2004

The genetics of virus resistance in maize (Zea mays L.). M.G. Redinbaugh, M.W. Jones, R.E. Gingery. 2004. Maydica 49: 183-190.

1991

Seed transmission of Maize Chlorotic Mottle Virus. S.G. Jensen, D.S Wysong, E.M. Ball, P.M. Higley. 1991. Plant Dis 75:497-498.

1983

Transmission of Maize Dwarf Mosaic Virus with Solid-Stream Inoculum. Louie, R., Knoke, J. K., and Reichard, D. L. 1983. Plant Disease 67:1328-1331.