Tropical Fruit

Selected publications from the lab about tropical fruit systems

Plex Sulá, A. I., V. De Col, B. A. Etherton, Y. Xing, A. Agarwal, L. Ramić, E. Bonaiuti, M. Friedmann, C. Proietti, G. Thiele, and K. A. Garrett. 2024. What traits of collaboration networks are associated with project success? The case of two CGIAR agricultural research programs for development. Agricultural Systems 219:104013. [open access link]

Etherton, B. A., R. A. Choudhury, R. I. Alcalá-Briseño, Y. Xing, A. I. Plex Sulá, D. Carrillo, J. Wasielewski, L. Stelinski, K. A. Grogan, F. Ballen, T. Blare, J. Crane, and K. A. Garrett. 2023. Are avocados toast? A framework to analyze decision-making for emerging epidemics, applied to laurel wilt. 206:103615. [open access link]

Nduwimana, I., S. Sylla, Y. Xing, A. Simbare, C. Niyongere , K. A. Garrett, B. A. Omondi. 2022. Banana seed exchange systems in Burundi – linking formal and informal systems. Outlook on Agriculture 51:334-348. [open access link]

McEwan, M. A., C. J. M. Almekinders, J.L. Andrade-Piedra, E. Delaquis, K. A. Garrett, L. Kumar, S. Mayanja, B. A. Omondi, S. Rajendran, and G. Thiele. 2021. “Breaking through the 40% adoption ceiling: Mind the seed system gaps.” A perspective on seed systems research for development in One CGIAR. Outlook on Agriculture 50:5-12. [open access link]

Alcalá-Briseño, R. I., K. Casarrubias-Castillo, D. López-Ley, K. A. Garrett, L. Silva-Rosales. 2020. Network analysis of the papaya orchard virome from two agroecological regions of Chiapas, Mexico. mSystems 5:e00423-19. [open access link]

Choudhury, R. A., H. L. Er, M. Hughes, J. Smith, G. Pruett, J. Konkol, R. Ploetz, J. Marois, K. A. Garrett, and A. H. C. van Bruggen. 2020. Host density dependence and environmental factors affecting laurel wilt invasion. Plant Pathology, accepted. [link]

Fulton, J. C., S. Bec, J. Fayette, R. C. Ploetz, K. A. Garrett, C. L. Harmon. 2020. First report of plantain soft rot caused by Klebsiella variicola in Haiti. [Disease Note] Plant Disease 104:1851. [open access link]

Fulton, J. C., J. M. Klein, S. Bec, J. FayetteK. A. Garrett, J. B. Jones, S. Timilsina, C. L. Harmon. 2020. Draft genome sequences of plant-pathogenic Klebsiella variicola strains isolated from plantain in Haiti. Microbiology Resource Announcements 9:e00336-20. [open access link]

Xing*, Y.J. Hernandez Nopsa*, K. F. Andersen, J. Andrade-Piedra, F. Beed, G. Blomme, M. Carvajal Yepes, D. Coyne, W. Cuellar, G. Forbes, J. Kreuze, J. Kroschel, L. Kumar, J. Legg, M. Parker, E. Schulte-Geldermann, K. Sharma, and K. A. Garrett. 2020. Global cropland connectivity: A risk factor for invasion and saturation by emerging pathogens and pests. BioScience 70:744-758. [open access link]

Ascunce, M. S., Keumchul Shin, J. C. Huguet-Tapia, R. PoudelK. A. Garrett, A. H. C. van Bruggen, E. M. Goss. 2019. Penicillin trunk injection affects bacterial community structure in citrus trees. Microbial Ecology 78:457-469. [link]

Ziska, L.H., B. A. Bradley, R. D. Wallace, C. T. Bargeron, J. H. LaForest, R. A. ChoudhuryK. A. Garrett, F. E. Vega. 2018. Climate change, carbon dioxide, and pest biology, managing the future: Coffee as a case study. Agronomy 8:152. [open access link]

Ploetz, R. C., P. E. Kendra, R. A. Choudhury, J. A. Rollins, A. Campbell, K. Garrett, M. Hughes, and T. Dreaden. 2017. Laurel wilt in natural and agricultural ecosystems: understanding the drivers and scales of complex pathosystems. Forests 8:48. [open access link]

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