Peer-Reviewed Publications

Garcia, R.S and Thiessen, L.D.* 2020. Plant-Microbiome Interactions for Bacterial Wilt Suppression in Modern Tobacco Production. Plant Health Progress. (Accepted)

Beacorn, J.A.S and Thiessen, L.D.* 2020. First report of Fusarium lacertarum causing Fusarium Head Blight on sorghum in North Carolina. Plant Disease. (Accepted)

Thiessen, L.D. *, Schappe, T.L.T, Cochran, S. S, Hicks, K., and Post, A.R. 2020. Survey of emerging diseases of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa). Plant Health Progress. (In Press).

Ernst, A. and Thiessen, L.D.* 2020. Cercospora nicotianae Isolates from Flue Cured Tobacco in North Carolina Found with G143A and F129L Mutations in Cytochrome B Plant Health Progress 21: 288-290. doi: 10.1094/PHP-04-20-0029-RS

Meuller, D.S., Wise, K.A., Sisson, A.J., Allen, T.W., Bergstrom, G.C., Bissonnette, K.M., Bosely, B.D., Bradley, C.A., Byamukama, E., Chilvers, M.I., Collins, A.A., Esker, P.D., Faske, T.R., Friskop, A.J., Hagan, A.K., Heiniger, R.W., Hollier, C.A., Isakeit, T., Jackson-Ziems, T.A., Jardine, D.J., Kelly, H.M., Kleczewski, N.M., Koehler, A.M., Koenning, S.R., Malvick, D.K., Mehl, H.L., Meyer, R.F., Paul, P.A., Peltier, A.J., Price, P.P., Robertson, A.E., Roth, G.W., Sikora, E.J., Smith, D.L., Tande, C.A., Telenko, D.E.P., Tenuta, A.U., Thiessen, L.D., Wiebold, W.J. 2020. Corn Yield Loss Estimates Due to Diseases in the United States and Ontario, Canada from 2016 to 2019. Plant Health Progress 21: 238-247.  doi: 10.1094/PHP-05-20-0038-RS.

Thiessen, L.D.*, Schappe, T.L., Zaccaron, M., Conner, K., Koebernick, J., Jacobson, A., and Huseth, A. 2020. First report of cotton leafroll dwarf disease caused by Cotton leafroll dwarf virus affecting cotton in North Carolina. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-02-20-0335-PDN

Thiessen, L.D.*, Ellington, G. H., Macialek, J. A., Johnson, C. S., and Reed, T. D. 2020. Sanitation of float trays for the management of Pythium species in tobacco float systems. Plant Health Progress. 21:21-25. doi: 10.1094/PHP-07-19-0047-RS

Schappe, T.L., Ritchie, D.F., and Thiessen, L.D.* 2019. First Report of Serratia marcescens on Industrial Hemp (Cannabis sativa ). Plant Disease. 104: 1167-1174. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-04-19-0782-PDN

Warneke, B., Thiessen, L.D., and Mahaffee, W.F. 2019. Effect of fungicide mobility and application timing on the management of grape powdery mildew. Plant Disease. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-06-19-1285-RE

Thiessen, L.D.* and Schappe, T. 2019. First Report of Exserohilum rostratum Causing Foliar Blight of Industrial Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.). Plant Disease. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-08-18-1434-PDN

Garcia Rodriguez, R., Kerns, J. P., and Thiessen, L.D. 2019. Ralstonia solanacearum Species Complex: A Diagnostic Guide. Plant Health Progress. doi: 10.1094/PHP-04-18-0015-DG

Thiessen, L. D.*, Neill, T. M., and Mahaffee, W. F. 2019. Formation of Erysiphe necator chasmothecia in the Pacific Northwest United States. Plant Disease. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-06-18-1012-RE

Zhang, G., Allen, T. W., Bond, J.P., Fakhoury, A.M., Dorrance, A.E., Weber, L., Faske, T.R., Giesler, L.J., Hersman, D.E., Kennedy, B.S., Neves, D.L, Hollier, C.A., Kelly, H.M., Newman, M.A., Kleczewski, N.M., Koenning, S.R., Thiessen, L.D., Mehl, H.L., Zhou, T., Meyer, M.D., Mueller, D.S., Kandel, Y.R., Price, P.P., III, Rupe, J.C., Sikora, E.J., Tomaso-Peterson, M., Wise, K.A., Bradley, C.A. 2018. Widespread Occurrence of Quinone Outside Inhibitor Fungicide-Resistant Isolates of Cercospora sojina, Causal Agent of Frogeye Leaf Spot of Soybean, in the United States. Plant Health Progress. 19: 295-302. doi: 10.1094/PHP-04-18-0016-RS

Thiessen, L.D., Neill, T. M., and Mahaffee, W. F. 2018. Interruption and reduction of Erysiphe necator chasmothecia development utilizing fungicidal oil. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/PHP-11-17-0070-RS.

Thiessen, L.D., Neill, T. M., and Mahaffee, W. F. 2018. Assessment of Erysiphe necator ascospore release models for use in the Mediterranean climate of Western Oregon. Plant Disease. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-10-17-1686-RE.

Weiland, J.E., Benedict, C., Zasada, I., Scagel, C.R., Beck, B.R., Davis, A., Graham, K., Peetz, A.B., Martin, R.R., Dung, J.K.S., Reyes Gaige, A., and Thiessen, L.D. 2018. Late summer disease symptoms in western Washington red raspberry fields associated with co-occurrence of Phytophthora rubi, Verticillium dahliae, and Pratylenchus penetrans, but not Raspberry bushy dwarf virus. Plant Disease. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-08-17-1293-RE

Thiessen, L.D., Neill, T.M., and Mahaffee, W.F. 2017. Development of a Quantitative Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for the Field Detection of Erysiphe necator. PeerJ 6:e4639 doi: 10.7717/peerj.4639

Thiessen, L.D., Neill, T. M., and Mahaffee, W.F. 2017. Timing fungicide application intervals based on airborne Erysiphe necator concentrations. Plant Disease. 101:1-7. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-12-16-1727-RE

Thiessen, L. D., Keune, J. A., Neill, T. M., Turechek, W. W., Grove, G.G. and Mahaffee, W.F. 2015.  The development of a grower performed inoculum detection assay for management of grape powdery mildew (Erysiphe necator).  Plant Pathology. doi: 10.1111/ppa.12421

Thiessen, L. D., Woodward, J. E., and Ong, K. L. 2014. Fungicide selection and application timing for management of peanut pod rot. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture 4: 1007-1015.

Thiessen, L. D. and Woodward, J. E. 2012. Diseases of Peanut Caused by Soilborne Pathogens in the Southwestern United States. ISRN Agronomy. doi:10.5402/2012/517905.