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Compiled by Margaret J. Keefe

Faculty Publications 2008

ENVIRONMENTAL & LIFE SCIENCES
Plant Sciences

Adkins, Jeffrey.   SEE also: Greer, S. P.

Adkins, Jeffrey. "A National Initiative in Plant Breeding: A Critical Role for Horticultural Breeders (Abstract)." HortScience. 43(4):1075. July 2008.

Alm, Steven R.  SEE: Cowles, Richard S.

Brown, Rebecca N.  SEE also: Inoue, Maiko, Jr.; Krishnan, SamalKumar; Percivallo, Cynthia.

Brown, Rebecca Nelson, Cynthia Percivalle, Guenhwa Jung and Jason M. Dowgiewicz. "Evaluation of the New England Velvet Bentgrass Collection." 2008 USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Summary. 2008.  p.46.

Browning, Marsha, Larry Englander, Paul W. Tooley and Dana Berner. Survival of Phytophthora  and Ramorum Hyphae After Exposure to Temperature Extremes and Various Humidities." Mycologia. 100(2):236-245. March-April 2008.

Casagrande, Richard.  SEE: Caswell, Todd; Ingwell, Laura.

Caswell, Todd, Richard Casagrande, Brian Maynard and Evan Preisser. Production and Evaluation of Eastern Hemlocks (Tsuga canadensis) Potentially Resistant to the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Adelges tsugae). IN: Fourth Symposium on Hemlock Wooley Agelid in the Eastern United States, Hartford, CT, February 12-14, 2008.   p.124-134. http://www.threatenedforests.com/research/production-evaluation-of-hemlock-resistance/

Chandlee, Joel M.  SEE: Hu, Qian.

Cowles, Richard S., Albrecht Koppenhofer, Ben McGraw, Steven R. Alm, Darryl Ranoutar, Daniel C. Peck, Patricia Vittum, Paul Heller and Stanley Swier. "Insights Into Managing Annual Bluegrass Weevils." Golf Course Management. 76(8):86-92. August 2008.

Cowles, Richard S., Albrecht Koppenhofer, Ben McGraw, Steven R. Alm, Darryl Ranoutar, Daniel C. Peck, Patricia Vittum, Paul Heller and Stanley Swier. "Insights Into Managing Bluegrass Weevils." USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online. 7(15):1-11, August 1, 2008.

Englander, Larry.  SEE: Browning, Marsha.

Ginsberg, Howard S.  SEE also: Rochlin, I.; Samish, M.

Ginsberg, Howard S., Subject Editor. Journal of Medical Entomology. Vol.45, 2008.

Ginsberg, Howard S., Board of Editors. Northeastern Naturalist. 2008.

Ginsberg, Howard S. "Potential Effects of Mixed Infections in Ticks on Transmission Dynamics of Pathogens: Comparative Analysis of Published Records." Experimental & Applied Acarology. 46(1-4):29-41. December 2008.

Ginsberg, Howard S., Board of Editors. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology. 2008.

Ginsberg. H. S. and M. K. Faulde. "Ticks."  IN: Bonnefoy, Xavier, Helge Kampen and Kevin Sweeney, Editors. Public Health Significance of Urban Pests. World Health organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe. 2008.  p.303-345.

Greer, S. P., J. Adkins and S. Reed. "Increasing Phinotype Diversity in Hydrangia Macrophylla Using Targeted and Random Mutation." HortScience. 43(4):1101. July 2008.

Greer, S. P., S. Reed, J. Adkins and T. Rinehart. "Micropropagation and Tissue Culture of Hydrangia Macroophylla for Mutagenesis, Ploidy Manipulation, and Possible Transformation." HortScience. 43(3):627. June 2008.

Hu, Qian, Halina Konononicz-Hodges, Kimberly Nelson-Vasilchik, David  Viola, Peiyu Zheng, Haibo Liu, Albert P. Kausch and Joel M. Chandlee. "FLP Recombinase-Mediated Site-Specific Recombination in Rice." Plant Biotechnology Journal. 6(2):176-188. March 2008.

Hull, Richard J. and Jose A. Amador. "Landscape Types Influence Severity of Nitrate Leaching." TurfGrass TRENDS. April 2008.  p.89,92-93.

Hull, Richard J. and John T. Bushoven. "Optimum Root Growth Hinges on Nitrogen Partitioning and Metabolism." TurfGrass TRENDS. January 2008.  p.75-76.Bushoven.

Ingwell, Laura, Brian Maynard, Richard Casagrande and Evan Preisser. "Naturally Occurring Adelgid Resistance in Eastern Hemlocks (Abstract)."  IN: Fourth Symposium on Hemlock Wooley Adelgid in the Eastern United States, Hartford, CT, February 12-14, 2008.

Inoue, Mairko, Jr., Rebecca Brown, Reed Barker, Michael Casler and Geunihwa Jung. "Comparative Q1L Mapping for Seed Weight Between Ryegrass and Cereals." 2008 Joint Meeting (American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, Geological Society of America, Gulf Coast  Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEMP, Houston Geological Society) p.46049.

Jamiel, Mary, Thomas Mather and Jeff Hellyer. Hidden in the Leaves. University of Rhode Island TickEncounter Resource Center.  2008. Documentary Film).   (CD)

Jamiel, Mary, Director, Producer, Narrator and Thomas Mather, Executive Producer.  Hidden in the Leaves (Documentary Film) Premier June 4, 2008.

Karim, Shahid, Bronywyn Kenny, Emily Troiano and Thomas N. Mather. "RNAi-Mediated Gene Silencing in Tick Synganglia: A Proof of Concept Study." BMC Biotechnology. 8:30. March 26, 2008.

Kotsfakis, Michalis, Jennifer M. Anderson, John F. Anderson, Eric Calvo, Ivo M. B. Francischetti, Thomas N. Mather, Jesus G. Valenzuela and Jose M. C. Ribeiro. "Cutting Edge: Immunity Against a "Silent" Salivary Antigen of the Lyme Vector Ixodes scapularis Impairs Its Ability to Feed." Journal of Immunology. 181(8):5209-5212. October 15, 2008.

Krishnan, Sama Kumar and Rebecca Nelson Brown. "Tissue Na+ and K+  Accumulation as a Means for Understanding the Suit Tolerance Mechanisms in Lolium pevenne L. and Fresca rubra Subspecies rubra L."  2008 Joint Meeting (American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, Geological Society of America, Gulf Coast  Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEMP, Houston Geological Society) p.43369.

Mather, Thomas N.  SEE also: Jamiel, Mary;  Karim, Shahid; Kotsfakis; Norris, Doug; "PBS...;" "URI's Documentary...;" Yalcin, Emine Bihter.

Mather, Thomas. "Investment in Tick Research Needed (Letter)." South County Independent. October 23, 2008.  p.A11.

Maynard, Brian.  SEE: Casewell, Todd; Ingwell, Laura.

Norris, Doug. "Tick Documentary Tackles Threat (Jamiel, Mather)." South County Independent. June 12, 2008.  p.C1,C5.

"PBS to Broadcast URI Film Examining Lyme Disease (Jamiel, Director; Mather, Director)." TIMEOUT: Narragansett Times. June 12-13, 2008.  p.5.

Percivalle, Cynthia and Rebecca Brown. "Organic Fertilizers Slow Gloeocercospora sorghi Disease Development on Agrostis canina (Velvet Bentgrass (Abstract)." HORTSCIENCE. 43(4):1251. July 2008.

Rochlin, I., K. Harding, H. S. Ginsberg and S. R. Campbell. "Comparative Analysis of Distribution and Abundance of West Nile and Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus Vectors in Suffolk County, New York, Using Human Population Density and Land Use/Cover Data." Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(3):563-571. May 2008.

Samish, M., H. Ginsberg and I. Glazer. "Anti-Tick Biological Control Agents: Assessment and Future Perspectives."  IN: Bowman, A. S. and P. Nuttal, Editors. Ticks: Biology, Disease and Control. Cambridge. 2008. p.447-469.

"URI's Documentary Film on Ticks Debuts June 4 (Mather and Jamiel)." Narragansett Times. May 23, 2008.  p.9-A.

Yalcin, Emine Bihter, Sivakamasundari Pichu, Thomas Mather and Roberta S. King. "Novel Sulfotransferase From the Black-Legged Tick Sulfonates Dopamine and Octopamire (Abstract)." Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society. NERM-166. 2008.


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