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Larry D Dunkle

Botany and Plant Pathology 

  • Emeritus USDA Professor

Awards & Honors

(1997) Honored Alumni - William R Ross Award for Science. University of Northern Colorado.

(1996) Fellow - American Phytopathological Society. APS.

Selected Publications

Bluhm, B. H., Dhillon, B., Lindquist, E. A., Kema, G. H. J., Goodwin, S. B., & Dunkle, L. D. (2008). Analyses of expressed sequence tags from the maize foliar pathogen Cercospora zeae-maydis identify novel genes expressed during vegetative, infectious, and reproductive growth. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics, 9, 523. Retrieved from doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-9-523

Bluhm, B. H., & Dunkle, L. D. (2008). PHL1 of Cercospora zeae-maydis encodes a member of the photolyase/cryptochrome family involved in UV protection and fungal development. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 45, 1364-1372.

Brunelli, K. R., Dunkle, L. D., Sobrinho, C. A., Fazza, A. C., & Camargo, L. E. A. (2008). Molecular variability in the maize gray leaf spot pathogens in Brazil. Genetics and Molecular Biology, 31, 938-942.

Bluhm, B. H., Zhou, X., Flaherty, J. E., Xu, J., & Dunkle, L. D. (2007). RAS2 regulates growth and pathogenesis in Fusarium graminearum. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 20, 627-636.

Nagy, E. D., Lee, T. C., Ramakrishna, W., Xu, Z., Klein, P. E., SanMiguel, P., . . . Bennetzen, J. L. (2007). Fine mapping of the Pc locus of Sorghum bicolor, a gene controlling the reaction to a fungal pathogen and its host-selective toxin. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 114, 961-970.

Shim, W. B., & Dunkle, L. D. (2005). Malazy, a degenerate, species-specific transposable element in Cercospora zeae-maydis. Mycologia, 97, 349-355.

Flaherty, J. F., & Dunkle, L. D. (2004). Identification and expression analysis of regulatory genes induced during conidiation in Exserohilum turcicum. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 42, 471-481.

Shim, W. B., & Dunkle, L. D. (2003). CZK3, a MAP kinase kinase kinase homolog in Cercospora zeae-maydis, regulates cercosporin biosynthesis, fungal development, and pathogenesis. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 16(9), 760-768.

Lapaire, C. L., & Dunkle, L. D. (2003). Microcycle conidiation in Cercospora zeae-maydis. Phytopathology, 93, 193-199.