Molecular Plant Pathology

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 16/209 (Plant Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1364-3703

Associated Title(s): Plant Pathology


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  1. Original Articles

    1. Transcriptional response of Erwinia amylovora to copper shock: in vivo role of the copA gene

      Begoña Águila-Clares, Luisa F. Castiblanco, José Miguel Quesada, Ramón Penyalver, Juan Carbonell, María M. López, Ester Marco-Noales and George W. Sundin

      Version of Record online: 13 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12510

    2. Biological relevance of volatile organic compounds emitted during the pathogenic interactions between apple plants and Erwinia amylovora

      Antonio Cellini, Giampaolo Buriani, Lorenzo Rocchi, Elena Rondelli, Stefano Savioli, Maria T. Rodriguez Estrada, Simona M. Cristescu, Guglielmo Costa and Francesco Spinelli

      Version of Record online: 13 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12509

    3. The APSES transcription factor Vst1 is a key regulator of development in microsclerotium- and resting mycelium-producing Verticillium species

      Jorge L. Sarmiento-Villamil, Nicolás E. García-Pedrajas, Lourdes Baeza-Montañez and María D. García-Pedrajas

      Version of Record online: 13 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12496

  2. Review

  3. Technical advance

    1. EumicrobeDBLite: a lightweight genomic resource and analytic platform for draft oomycete genomes

      Arijit Panda, Diya Sen, Arup Ghosh, Akash Gupta, Mathu Malar C., Gyan Prakash Mishra, Deeksha Singh, Wenwu Ye, Brett M. Tyler and Sucheta Tripathy

      Version of Record online: 3 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12505

  4. Original Articles

    1. Resistance to citrus canker induced by a variant of Xanthomonas citri ssp. citri is associated with a hypersensitive cell death response involving autophagy-associated vacuolar processes

      Roxana A. Roeschlin, María A. Favaro, María A. Chiesa, Sergio Alemano, Adrián A. Vojnov, Atilio P. Castagnaro, María P. Filippone, Frederick G. Gmitter jr, José Gadea and María R. Marano

      Version of Record online: 3 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12489

    2. A thiadiazole reduces the virulence of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae by inhibiting the histidine utilization pathway and quorum sensing

      Xiaoyu Liang, Xiaoyue Yu, Xiayan Pan, Jian Wu, Yabing Duan, Jianxin Wang and Mingguo Zhou

      Version of Record online: 27 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12503

    3. The Ralstonia solanacearum type III effector RipAY targets plant redox regulators to suppress immune responses

      Yuying Sang, Yaru Wang, Hong Ni, Anne-Claire Cazalé, Yi-Min She, Nemo Peeters and Alberto P. Macho

      Version of Record online: 27 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12504

    4. Pex14/17, a filamentous fungus-specific peroxin, is required for the import of peroxisomal matrix proteins and full virulence of Magnaporthe oryzae

      Ling Li, Jiaoyu Wang, Haili Chen, Rongyao Chai, Zhen Zhang, Xueqin Mao, Haiping Qiu, Hua Jiang, Yanli Wang and Guochang Sun

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12487

  5. Pathogen Profile

    1. Botryosphaeria dothidea: a latent pathogen of global importance to woody plant health

      Angelica Marsberg, Martin Kemler, Fahimeh Jami, Jan H. Nagel, Alisa Postma-Smidt, Sanushka Naidoo, Michael J. Wingfield, Pedro W. Crous, Joseph W. Spatafora, Cedar N. Hesse, Barbara Robbertse and Bernard Slippers

      Version of Record online: 13 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12495

  6. Original Articles

    1. Condition-dependent co-regulation of genomic clusters of virulence factors in the grapevine trunk pathogen Neofusicoccum parvum

      Mélanie Massonnet, Abraham Morales-Cruz, Rosa Figueroa-Balderas, Daniel P. Lawrence, Kendra Baumgartner and Dario Cantu

      Version of Record online: 4 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12491

  7. Microreview

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      Exploitation of endophytes for sustainable agricultural intensification

      Kate Le Cocq, Sarah J. Gurr, Penny R. Hirsch and Tim H. Mauchline

      Version of Record online: 4 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12483

  8. Review

  9. Original Articles

    1. Antibacterial effects of volatiles produced by Bacillus strain D13 against Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae

      Shanshan Xie, Haoyu Zang, Huijun Wu, Faheem Uddin Rajer and Xuewen Gao

      Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12494

    2. The resistance of sour orange to Citrus tristeza virus is mediated by both the salicylic acid and RNA silencing defence pathways

      Neus Gómez-Muñoz, Karelia Velázquez, María Carmen Vives, Susana Ruiz-Ruiz, José Antonio Pina, Ricardo Flores, Pedro Moreno and José Guerri

      Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12488

    3. Chloroplast-associated metabolic functions influence the susceptibility of maize to Ustilago maydis

      Matthias Kretschmer, Daniel Croll and James W. Kronstad

      Version of Record online: 14 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12485

    4. The thioredoxin MoTrx2 protein mediates reactive oxygen species (ROS) balance and controls pathogenicity as a target of the transcription factor MoAP1 in Magnaporthe oryzae

      Jingzhen Wang, Ziyi Yin, Wei Tang, Xingjia Cai, Chuyun Gao, Haifeng Zhang, Xiaobo Zheng, Ping Wang and Zhengguang Zhang

      Version of Record online: 13 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12484

    5. Fluorescent reporter analysis revealed the timing and localization of AVR-Pia expression, an avirulence effector of Magnaporthe oryzae

      Worawan Sornkom, Shinsuke Miki, Saori Takeuchi, Ayumi Abe, Kozo Asano and Teruo Sone

      Version of Record online: 8 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12468

    6. Transcriptomic changes in Nicotiana benthamiana plants inoculated with the wild-type or an attenuated mutant of Tobacco vein banding mosaic virus

      Chao Geng, Hong-Yan Wang, Jin Liu, Zhi-Yong Yan, Yan-Ping Tian, Xue-Feng Yuan, Rui Gao and Xiang-Dong Li

      Version of Record online: 17 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12471

    7. Differential control and function of Arabidopsis ProDH1 and ProDH2 genes on infection with biotrophic and necrotrophic pathogens

      Yanina Soledad Rizzi, Nicolás Miguel Cecchini, Georgina Fabro and María Elena Alvarez

      Version of Record online: 17 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12470

  10. Pathogen Profile

    1. Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus: a widespread bipartite begomovirus in the territory of monopartite begomoviruses

      Syed Shan-E-Ali Zaidi, Darren P. Martin, Imran Amin, Muhammad Farooq and Shahid Mansoor

      Version of Record online: 17 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12481

  11. Original Articles

    1. LaeA regulation of secondary metabolism modulates virulence in Penicillium expansum and is mediated by sucrose

      Dilip Kumar, Shiri Barad, Yong Chen, Xingyu Luo, Joanna Tannous, Amit Dubey, Nofar Glam Matana, Shiping Tian, Boqiang Li, Nancy Keller and Dov Prusky

      Version of Record online: 17 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12469

    2. Deep sequencing of mycovirus-derived small RNAs from Botrytis species

      Livia Donaire and María A. Ayllón

      Version of Record online: 12 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12466

    3. The regulatory factor X protein MoRfx1 is required for development and pathogenicity in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae

      Dandan Sun, Huijuan Cao, Yongkai Shi, Pengyun Huang, Bo Dong, Xiaohong Liu, Fucheng Lin and Jianping Lu

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12461

    4. A novel leucine-rich repeat protein, CaLRR51, acts as a positive regulator in the response of pepper to Ralstonia solanacearum infection

      Wei Cheng, Zhuoli Xiao, Hanyang Cai, Chuanqing Wang, Yang Hu, Yueping Xiao, Yuxing Zheng, Lei Shen, Sheng Yang, Zhiqin Liu, Shaoliang Mou, Ailian Qiu, Deyi Guan and Shuilin He

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12462

    5. Identification and characterization of suppressors of plant cell death (SPD) effectors from Magnaporthe oryzae

      William Sharpee, Yeonyee Oh, Mihwa Yi, William Franck, Alex Eyre, Laura H. Okagaki, Barbara Valent and Ralph A. Dean

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12449

    6. Fungal phytopathogens encode functional homologues of plant rapid alkalinization factor (RALF) peptides

      Elisha Thynne, Isabel M. L. Saur, Jaime Simbaqueba, Huw A. Ogilvie, Yvonne Gonzalez-Cendales, Oliver Mead, Adam Taranto, Ann-Maree Catanzariti, Megan C. McDonald, Benjamin Schwessinger, David A. Jones, John P. Rathjen and Peter S. Solomon

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12444

    7. Apyrase inhibitors enhance the ability of diverse fungicides to inhibit the growth of different plant-pathogenic fungi

      Manas Kumar Tripathy, Gayani Weeraratne, Greg Clark and Stanley J. Roux

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12458

    8. The Arabidopsis thaliana lectin receptor kinase LecRK-I.9 is required for full resistance to Pseudomonas syringae and affects jasmonate signalling

      Claudine Balagué, Anne Gouget, Olivier Bouchez, Camille Souriac, Nathalie Haget, Stéphanie Boutet-Mercey, Francine Govers, Dominique Roby and Hervé Canut

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12457

    9. Ss-Rhs1, a secretory Rhs repeat-containing protein, is required for the virulence of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum

      Yang Yu, Jifen Xiao, Wenjun Zhu, Yuheng Yang, Jiaqin Mei, Chaowei Bi, Wei Qian, Ling Qing and Wanzhong Tan

      Version of Record online: 8 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12459

    10. Expression of the Theobroma cacao Bax-inhibitor-1 gene in tomato reduces infection by the hemibiotrophic pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa

      Danielle Camargo Scotton, Mariana Da Silva Azevedo, Ivan Sestari, Jamille Santos Da Silva, Lucas Anjos Souza, Lázaro Eustáquio Pereira Peres, Gildemberg Amorim Leal jr and Antonio Figueira

      Version of Record online: 7 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12463

    11. An engineered promoter driving expression of a microbial avirulence gene confers recognition of TAL effectors and reduces growth of diverse Xanthomonas strains in citrus

      Deepak Shantharaj, Patrick Römer, Jose F. L. Figueiredo, Gerald V. Minsavage, Christina Krönauer, Robert E. Stall, Gloria A. Moore, Latanya C. Fisher, Yang Hu, Diana M. Horvath, Thomas Lahaye and Jeffrey B. Jones

      Version of Record online: 7 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12454

    12. Pathogen-induced ERF68 regulates hypersensitive cell death in tomato

      An-Chi Liu and Chiu-Ping Cheng

      Version of Record online: 1 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12460

    13. MoYcp4 is required for growth, conidiogenesis and pathogenicity in Magnaporthe oryzae

      Yue Chen, Xinyi Le, Yi Sun, Mengying Li, Haifeng Zhang, Xinqiu Tan, Deyong Zhang, Yong Liu and Zhengguang Zhang

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12455

    14. Different waves of effector genes with contrasted genomic location are expressed by Leptosphaeria maculans during cotyledon and stem colonization of oilseed rape

      Julie Gervais, Clémence Plissonneau, Juliette Linglin, Michel Meyer, Karine Labadie, Corinne Cruaud, Isabelle Fudal, Thierry Rouxel and Marie-Hélène Balesdent

      Version of Record online: 25 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12464

    15. Characterization of the Xylella fastidiosa PD1311 gene mutant and its suppression of Pierce's disease on grapevines

      Lingyun Hao, Kameka Johnson, Luciana Cursino, Patricia Mowery and Thomas J. Burr

      Version of Record online: 22 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12428

    16. An atypical forkhead-containing transcription factor SsFKH1 is involved in sclerotial formation and is essential for pathogenicity in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum

      Huidong Fan, Gang Yu, Yanzhi Liu, Xianghui Zhang, Jinliang Liu, Yanhua Zhang, Jeffrey A. Rollins, Fengjie Sun and Hongyu Pan

      Version of Record online: 21 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12453

    17. The type III effector AvrXccB in Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris targets putative methyltransferases and suppresses innate immunity in Arabidopsis

      Lijuan Liu, Yanping Wang, Fuhao Cui, Anfei Fang, Shanzhi Wang, Jiyang Wang, Chao Wei, Shuai Li and Wenxian Sun

      Version of Record online: 21 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12435

    18. Homologues of CsLOB1 in citrus function as disease susceptibility genes in citrus canker

      Junli Zhang, Jose Carlos Huguet -Tapia, Yang Hu, Jeffrey Jones, Nian Wang, Sanzhen Liu and Frank F. White

      Version of Record online: 11 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12441

    19. YAP1 homologue-mediated redox sensing is crucial for a successful infection by Monilinia fructicola

      Pei-Ling Yu, Chih-Li Wang, Pei-Yin Chen and Miin-Huey Lee

      Version of Record online: 8 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12438

    20. Identification and characterization of privet leaf blotch-associated virus, a novel idaeovirus

      Beatriz Navarro, Giuliana Loconsole, Annalisa Giampetruzzi, Nina Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic, Antonio Ragozzino, Ester Ragozzino and Francesco Di Serio

      Version of Record online: 8 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12450

    21. GhERF-IIb3 regulates the accumulation of jasmonate and leads to enhanced cotton resistance to blight disease

      Jean-Luc Cacas, Martial Pré, Maxime Pizot, Maimouna Cissoko, Issa Diedhiou, Aida Jalloul, Patrick Doumas, Michel Nicole and Antony Champion

      Version of Record online: 8 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12445

  12. Short Communication

  13. Original Articles

    1. Characterization of Botrytis–plant interactions using PathTrack©—an automated system for dynamic analysis of disease development

      Elad Eizner, Mordechi Ronen, Yonatan Gur, Assaf Gavish, Wenjun Zhu and Amir Sharon

      Version of Record online: 28 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12410

    2. Translationally controlled tumour protein (TCTP) from tomato and Nicotiana benthamiana is necessary for successful infection by a potyvirus

      Fernanda Prieto Bruckner, André Da Silva Xavier, Renan De Souza Cascardo, Wagner Campos Otoni, Francisco Murilo Zerbini and Poliane Alfenas-Zerbini

      Version of Record online: 27 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12426

    3. Analysis of the interacting partners eIF4F and 3′-CITE required for Melon necrotic spot virus cap-independent translation

      Manuel Miras, Verónica Truniger, Jordi Querol-Audi and Miguel A. Aranda

      Version of Record online: 27 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12422

    4. Xanthomonas citri ssp. citri requires the outer membrane porin OprB for maximal virulence and biofilm formation

      Florencia A. Ficarra, Carolina Grandellis, Estela M. Galván, Luis Ielpi, Regina Feil, John E. Lunn, Natalia Gottig and Jorgelina Ottado

      Version of Record online: 27 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12433

    5. Swimming and twitching motility are essential for attachment and virulence of Pantoea ananatis in onion seedlings

      Tania Weller-Stuart, Ian Toth, Pieter De Maayer and Teresa Coutinho

      Version of Record online: 27 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12432

    6. Wheat transcription factor TaWRKY70 is positively involved in high-temperature seedling plant resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici

      Junjuan Wang, Fei Tao, Fei An, Yiping Zou, Wei Tian, Xianming Chen, Xiangming Xu and Xiaoping Hu

      Version of Record online: 27 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12425

    7. Immune responses induced by oligogalacturonides are differentially affected by AvrPto and loss of BAK1/BKK1 and PEPR1/PEPR2

      Matteo Gravino, Federica Locci, Silvio Tundo, Felice Cervone, Daniel Valentin Savatin and Giulia De Lorenzo

      Version of Record online: 26 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12419

    8. Identification of a Vitis vinifera endo-β-1,3-glucanase with antimicrobial activity against Plasmopara viticola

      Pere Mestre, Gautier Arista, Marie-Christine Piron, Camille Rustenholz, Christophe Ritzenthaler, Didier Merdinoglu and Jean-François Chich

      Version of Record online: 24 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12431

    9. Actinidia chlorotic ringspot-associated virus: a novel emaravirus infecting kiwifruit plants

      Yazhou Zheng, Beatriz Navarro, Guoping Wang, Yanxiang Wang, Zuokun Yang, Wenxing Xu, Chenxi Zhu, Liping Wang, Francesco Di Serio and Ni Hong

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12421

    10. The role of a cytosolic superoxide dismutase in barley–pathogen interactions

      Damien J. Lightfoot, Graham R. D. Mcgrann and Amanda J. Able

      Version of Record online: 17 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12399

    11. Involvement of FST1 from Fusarium verticillioides in virulence and transport of inositol

      Chenxing Niu, Gary A. Payne and Charles P. Woloshuk

      Version of Record online: 15 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12430

    12. Cytoskeleton reorganization/disorganization is a key feature of induced inaccessibility for defence to successive pathogen attacks

      Juan Moral, Gracia Montilla-Bascón, Francisco J. Canales, Diego Rubiales and Elena Prats

      Version of Record online: 15 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12424

    13. A novel block of plant virus movement genes

      Ekaterina A. Lazareva, Alexander A. Lezzhov, Tatiana V. Komarova, Sergey Y. Morozov, Manfred Heinlein and Andrey G. Solovyev

      Version of Record online: 15 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12418

    14. Ozonated water reduces susceptibility in tomato plants to Meloidogyne incognita by the modulation of the antioxidant system

      Pasqua Veronico, Costantino Paciolla, Nicola Sasanelli, Silvana De Leonardis and Maria Teresa Melillo

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12413

    15. The bile acid deoxycholate elicits defences in Arabidopsis and reduces bacterial infection

      Marco Zarattini, Alban Launay, Mahsa Farjad, Estelle Wénès, Ludivine Taconnat, Stéphanie Boutet, Giovanni Bernacchia and Mathilde Fagard

      Version of Record online: 1 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12416

    16. Identification of phenolic compounds that suppress the virulence of Xanthomonas oryzae on rice via the type III secretion system

      Susu Fan, Fang Tian, Jianyu Li, William Hutchins, Huamin Chen, Fenghuan Yang, Xiaochen Yuan, Zining Cui, Ching-Hong Yang and Chenyang He

      Version of Record online: 1 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12415

    17. Rhamnose synthase activity is required for pathogenicity of the vascular wilt fungus Verticillium dahliae

      Parthasarathy Santhanam, Jordi C. Boshoven, Omar Salas, Kyle Bowler, Md Tohidul Islam, Mojtaba Keykha Saber, Grardy C. M. van den Berg, Maor Bar-Peled and Bart P. H. J. Thomma

      Version of Record online: 10 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12401

    18. Molecular characterization of XopAG effector AvrGf2 from Xanthomonas fuscans ssp. aurantifolii in grapefruit

      Alberto M. Gochez, Deepak Shantharaj, Neha Potnis, Xiaofeng Zhou, Gerald V. Minsavage, Frank F. White, Nian Wang, Jason C. Hurlbert and Jeffrey B. Jones

      Version of Record online: 10 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12408

  14. Short Communication

    1. An effector of apple proliferation phytoplasma targets TCP transcription factors—a generalized virulence strategy of phytoplasma?

      Katrin Janik, Axel Mithöfer, Margot Raffeiner, Hagen Stellmach, Bettina Hause and Katja Schlink

      Version of Record online: 9 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12409

  15. Original Articles

    1. Prediction of the in planta Phakopsora pachyrhizi secretome and potential effector families

      Mayra C. da C. G. de Carvalho, Leandro Costa Nascimento, Luana M. Darben, Adriana M. Polizel-Podanosqui, Valéria S. Lopes-Caitar, Mingsheng Qi, Carolina S. Rocha, Marcelo Falsarella Carazzolle, Márcia K. Kuwahara, Goncalo A. G. Pereira, Ricardo V. Abdelnoor, Steven A. Whitham and Francismar C. Marcelino-Guimarães

      Version of Record online: 9 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12405

  16. Microreviews

    1. The HopF family of Pseudomonas syringae type III secreted effectors

      Timothy Lo, Noushin Koulena, Derek Seto, David S. Guttman and Darrell Desveaux

      Version of Record online: 9 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12412

  17. Original Articles

    1. Differential contribution of Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. michiganensis virulence factors to systemic and local infection in tomato

      Laura Chalupowicz, Isaac Barash, Michal Reuven, Orit Dror, Galit Sharabani, Karl-Heinz Gartemann, Rudolf Eichenlaub, Guido Sessa and Shulamit Manulis-Sasson

      Version of Record online: 26 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12400


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