1. Valle-Torres, J.,  Ross, T. J., Plewa, D., Avellaneda, M.C., Check, J., Chilvers, M.I., Cruz, A. P., Dalla Lana, F., Groves, C., Gongora-Canul, C., Henriquez-Dole, L., Jamann, T.,  Kleczewski, N., Lipps, S., Malvick, D., McCoy, A.G. , Mueller, D. S., Paul, P. A., Puerto, C., Schloemer, C., Raid, R. N., Robertson, A., Roggenkamp, E.M., Smith, D.L., Telenko, D. E. P., and Cruz, C.D. 2020. Tar spot: an understudied disease threatening corn production in the Americas. Plant Dis. Accepted

2. Fernandez-Campos, M., Gongora-Canul, C., Das., S., Kabir, M., Valent, B., and Cruz, C.D. 2020. Epidemiological criteria to support breeding tactics against the emerging, high-consequence wheat blast disease. Plant Dis., accepted

3. Gongora-Canul, C.*, Salgado, J.D., Singh, D., Cruz, A.P.*, Cotrozzi, L., Couture, J., Rivadeneira, M.G.*, Cruppe, G.*, Valent, B., Todd, T., Poland, J., and Cruz, C.D†. 2019. Temporal Dynamics of wheat blast epidemics and disease measurements using multispectral imagery. Phytopathology

4. Cruppe, G.*, Cruz, C. D., Peterson, G., Asif, M., Fritz, A., Calderon, L., Lemes da Silva, C., Todd, T., Kuhnem, P., Singh, P., Sing, R., Braun, H., Barma, N., Valent, B. 2019. Novel sources of wheat head blast resistance in modern breeding lines and wheat wild relatives. Plant Dis.

5. Cruz, C. D.†, Santana, F., Todd, T. C., Maciel, J., Kiyuna, J.*, Baldelomar, D.*, Cruz, A.P.*, Lau, D., Seixas, C., Goulart, A., Sussel, A., Schipanski, Chagas, D.F., A., Coelho, M., Dellanora, T., Utiamada, C., Custódio, Rivadeneira, M.G.*, A., Bockus, and Valent, B. 2019. International Fungicide Efficacy Trials for the Management of Wheat Head Blast. Tropical Plant Pathology DOI:10.1007/s40858-018-0262-9

6. Cruz, C. D., and Valent, V. 2017. Wheat blast disease: danger on the move. Tropical Plant Pathology 42:210-222.

7. Danelli, A., Maciel, J.L., Boaretto, C., Cruz, C.D., de Castro, R., Forcelini, C. 2017. Relationship between blast severity on seedlings and panicles of Brazilian oat cultivars. Ciência Rural 47:12.

8. Cruz, C. D., Bockus, W. W., Stack, J. P., and Valent, V. 2016. A standardized inoculation protocol to test wheat cultivars for reaction to head blast caused by Magnaporthe oryzae (Triticum pathotype). Plant Health Progress 17:186-187

9. Cruz, C. D., Stack, J. P., Fowler, G. A., Christie, D., and Magarey, R. D. 2016. Climate suitability for pathogen establishment and wheat blast outbreak in the United States. Plant Disease. Plant Dis. Doi: 10.1094/PDIS-09-15-1006-RE

10. Cruz, C. D.†, Peterson, G., L., Bockus, W. W., Kankanala, P., Dubcovsky, J. Jordan, K. W., Akhunov, E., Chumley, F., Baldelomar, D. F., and Valent, B. 2016. The 2NS translocation from Aegilops ventricosa confers resistance to the Triticum Pathotype of Magnaporthe oryzae. Crop Sci. 56:1–11

11. Cruz, C. D.†, Kiyuna, J.*, Bockus, W. W., Baldelomar, D. F., Todd, T. C., Stack, J. P., and Valent, B. 2015. Magnaporthe oryzae conidia on basal wheat leaves as a potential source of wheat blast inoculum. Plant Pathology Doi: 10.1111/ppa.12414

12. Cruz, C. D., Bockus, W. W., Stack, J. P., Tang, X., Valent, B., Pedley, K. F., and Peterson, G. L. 2012. Preliminary assessment of resistance among U.S. wheat cultivars to the Triticum pathotype of Magnaporthe oryzae. Plant Dis. 96:1501-1505

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