Here's what's been or will be published* from the group of

Plant Virus Biodiversity and Ecology:

Min, B.-E., Feldman, T., Wiley, G.B., Muthukumar, V., Roe, B.A., Palmer, M.W., Ali, A., Roossinck, M.J., Melcher, U. and Nelson, R.S. (2011). Ecological analysis of a novel tymovirus in Asclepias viridis (milkweed) from the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve of Oklahoma. Phytopathology, acceptable after revision.

Scheets, K., Blinkova, O., Melcher, U., Palmer, M.W., Wiley, G.B., Ding, T. and Roe, B.A. (2011). Detection of members of the Tombusviridae in the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Osage County, Oklahoma USA. Virus Research, in press.

Melcher, U., and Grover, V. (2011) Genomic Approaches to Discovery of Viral Species Diversity of Non-cultivated Plants in Recent Advances in Plant Virology, Caranta, C., Aranda, M.A., Tepfer, M. and Lopez-Moya, J.J. Caister Academic Press, Norwich

Thresh, J.M., Fereres, A., Bosque-Pérez, N.A., Melcher, U. and Valkonen, J. (2011). Guest Editorial. Virus Research In Press, Uncorrected Proof.

Malmstrom, C.M., Melcher, U. and Bosque-Pérez, N.A. (2011). The expanding field of plant virus ecology: Historical foundations, knowledge gaps, and research directions. Virus Research In Press, Uncorrected Proof.

Roossinck, M.J., Saha, P., Wiley, G.B., Quan, J., White, J.D., Lai, H., Chavarria, F., Shen, G.A. and Roe, B.A. (2010). Ecogenomics: using massively parallel pyrosequencing to understand virus ecology. Molecular Ecology 19, 81-88.

Grover, V., Pierce, M.L., Hoyt, P., Zhang, F., and Melcher, U. (2010). Oligonucleotide-based microarray for detection of plant viruses employing sequence-independent amplification of targets. J. Virol. Methods, 163, 57-67.

Fletcher, J., Luster, D.G., Melcher, U., & Sherwood, J.L. (2010) Microbial forensics and plant pathogens: attribution of agricultural crime. In vol 3, Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security, J. Voeller, Ed., Wiley & Sons, NY. pp 1880-1894.

Allen, M. S., R. G. Hamilton, U. Melcher, and M. W. Palmer (2009). Lessons from the Prairie: Research at The Nature Conservancy's Tallgrass Prairie Preserve. Oklahoma Academy of Science, Edmond OK.

Hackett, J., Muthukumar, V., Wiley, G.B., Roe, B.A. and Melcher, U. (2009). Viruses in Oklahoma Euphorbia marginata (Pursh). Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci., 89:57-62.

Muthukumar, V., Melcher, U., Pierce, M.L., Wiley, G.B., Roe, B.A., Palmer, M.W., Thapa, V., Ali, A. & Ding, T. (2008). Non-cultivated plants of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve of northeastern Oklahoma frequently contain virus-like sequences in particulate fractions. Virus Res. 149:169-173.

Melcher, U., Muthukumar, V., Wiley, G.B., Min, B.E., Palmer, M. W., Verchot-Lubicz, J., Nelson R.S., Roe, B.A., Ali, A., Thapa, V., & Pierce, M.L. (2008) Evidence for novel viruses by analysis of nucleic acids in virus-like particle fractions from Ambrosia psilostachya. J. Virol. Methods 152: 49-55.

Wren, J. D., Roossinck, M. J., Nelson, R. S., Scheets, K., Palmer, M. W. & Melcher, U. (2006). Plant virus biodiversity and ecology. PLoS Biology 4(3): e80.

Roossinck, M.J. (2005). Symbiosis versus competition in plant virus evolution. Nat Rev Micro 3: 917.

Wren, J. D., W. H. Hildebrand, S. Chandrasekaran, U. Melcher (2005) Markov Model Recognition and Classification of DNA/Protein Sequence Patterns Within Large Text Databases. Bioinformatics 21:4046-4053.

* includes articles supported by NSF-EPSCoR project funding and other relevant articles by group members.

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Last Updated: 26 July, 2011