Plant Pathology

Peer Reviewed Publications


  • Miller, S.A., Testen, A.L., Jacobs, J., and Lewis Ivey, M.L.  (2024) Mitigating emerging and re-emerging diseases of fruit and vegetable crops in a changing climate.  Phytopathology
  • Lewis Ivey, M.L. and Jimenez Madrid, A. (2023). Sampling for the Early Detection of Peronospora sparsa in Blackberry Nursery Stock Plants.  Plant Health Progress.
  • Oliver, C., Cooper, M., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Brannen, P., Miler, T., Lowder, S., Mahaffee, W., and Moyer, M.  (2023). Fungicide Use Patterns in Select United States Wine Grape Production Regions. Plant Dis.
  • Wodzicki, L., Madden, L., Long, E., Zhu, H., and Lewis Ivey, M.L. (2023). Validation of a Laser- Guided Intelligent Sprayer for Disease and Insect Management on Grapes. AJEV. 74:0740024 DOI: 10.5344/ajev.2023.23013
  • Signorini, G.; Wodzicki, L.; Ivey, M.L. (2023) Comparative Feasibility Analysis of Automated Equipment for Vineyards. HortTech. 33:239-246.
  • Jimenez Madrid, A.M. and Lewis Ivey, M.L. (2022). An Overview of Streptomycin Resistance in Erwinia amylovora from Ohio Apple Orchards.  Plant Health Progress (Research Article) FirstLook
  • Rotondo, F., Bernel, E., Ma, X., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Sahin, F., Francis, D.M. and Miller, S.A. (2022). Shifts in Xanthomonas causing bacterial spot in processing tomato in the Midwest of the United States. Can. J. Plant Pathol.
  • Rotondo, F., Klass, T.L., Scott, K., McCartney, M., Jacobs, J.M., and Lewis Ivey, M.L.  (2022) First Report of Neopestalotiopsis Disease in Ohio caused by an emerging species of Neopestalotiopsis on Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa).  Plant Dis.
  • Miller, A and Lewis Ivey, M.L.  (2022). First report of Colletotrichum henanense causing anthracnose on Chinese chestnut in the United States.


  • Jimenez Madrid, J., Klass, T., Roman-Reyna, V., Jacobs, J., and Lewis Ivey, M.L. 2021. Genome sequences of four streptomycin sensitive Erwinia amylovora strains isolated from apple in Ohio.  AMS Genome Announ.  Microbiology Resource Announcements 10.doi:
  • Lewis Ivey, M.L., Jimenez Madrid, A.M., Dauny, C-M., and Shah, D. 2021.  Evaluation of tomato, eggplant and pepper accessions for resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum species complex (RSSC) strains from Louisiana.  EuroJ. Plant Pathol. 159:279-29
  • Roman-Reyna, V., Dupas, E., Cesbron, S., Marchi, G., Campigli, S., Hansen, Bush, E., Prarat, M., Shiplett, K., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Piersynski, J., Miller, S.A., Peduto Hand, F., Jacques, M., and Jacobs, J.M.  2021.  Metagenomic sequencing for identification of Xylella fastidiosa from leaf samples. mSystems. doi:
  • Oliver, C., Cooper, M., Lewis Ivey, M., Brannen, P., Miles, T., Mahaffee, W., and Moyer, M. 2021. Assessing the United States grape industry’s understanding of fungicide resistance mitigation practices. Am. J. Enol. Vitic. 72:181-193.
  • Lewis Ivey, M.L.; Jimenez Madrid, A.; Daunay, M-C. and Shah, D.A.  2021. Evaluation of Bacterial Wilt Resistant Tomato, Eggplant and Pepper Accessions for Resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum species complex (RSSC) strains from Louisiana.  Euro. J. Plant Pathol.  159:279-293.
  • Chechi, A., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Kaufman, R., Bryson, K.P., and Schnabel, G.  2020.  Quinone outside inhibitor resistant Colletotrichum nymphaeae isolates from strawberry lack mutations in cytb gene.  J. Plant Pathol.  102:681-683.
  • Yao, X.; Han, J., Domier, L.L., Qu, F., and Ivey, M.L. Grapevine virus E reported in Ohio vineyards. Catalyst: Discovery into Practice.  Accepted September 2020.
  • Jimenez Madrid, A.M., Doyle, V.P., and Lewis Ivey, M.L.  2019. Characterization of Ralstonia solanacearum species complex strains causing bacterial wilt of tomato in Louisiana, United States.  Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology pp. 329-338.
  • Jimenez Madrid, A.M., Medina, R.M., and Lewis Ivey, M.L.  2019.  First report of Peronospora sparsa on blackberry in Ohio. Plant Dis. 103:162.
  • Han, J.; Yao, X-L.; Qu, F.; Kaufman, R.M.; Ivey, M.L.L. 2019. First Report of Hop Stunt Viroid Infecting Hop in Ohio. Plant Disease, 103 (7), 1802-1802. doi:10.1094/PDIS-02-19-0402-PDN
  • Yao, X., Han, J., Domier, L., Qu, F., and Lewis Ivey, M.L.  2017. First report of grapevine red blotch virus in Ohio vineyards. Plant Dis.  102:463.
  • Yao, X., Han, J., Domier, L., Qu, F., and Lewis Ivey, M.L.  2017.  First report of tomato ringspot virus in an Ohio vineyard. Plant Dis. 102:259.
  • Neufeld, K., Keinath, A., Guigno, B.K., Dutta, B., Langston, D., McGrath, M., Sikora, E., Sims, A., Keever, Z., Miller, S.A., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Ojiamba, P.  2017.  Predicting the risk of cucurbit downy mildew in the eastern United States using an integrated aerobiological model.  Int. J. Biometeor.  pp. 1-14.


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