photo: overstreetCharles Overstreet

Professor 

302 Life Science Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-2186
Fax: (225) 578-2478
E-mail: COverstreet@agcenter.lsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae 

 

Education

1988 Ph.D. Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University.
Dissertation Title: “The influence of Calonectria crotalariae on population development of Heterodera glycines on resistant and susceptible soybean.”

1978 M.S. Botany, North Carolina State University

1975 B.S. Biology, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Areas of Specialization/Research

Nematode problems associated with all crops grown in Louisiana particularly cotton. The areas that I am working on include developing better management programs, understanding the basic biology of nematodes for management exploitation, and innovative technologies.

Research

Workshops

Diagnosing reniform nematode problems. 2007.  Workshop: Recognizing and diagnosing your cotton disease problems presented at Beltwide Cotton Conference in New Orleans, LA, January 2007

Cotton nematodes and our management options- variable rate success stories.  Presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in Nashville, TN, January 2008   

Cotton Consultants Conference-BMP. Presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio, TX, January 2009

Lair of the round worm. 2012. Presented at the Society of Nematology meeting “Instructional Resource Workshop” in Savannah, Georgia, August 12-15, 2012.

Extension Plant Pathology perspective on CV’s. 2013. Presented at the “Opening Doors to Your Future - Session I: Writing a CV” sponsored by the Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Graduate Student Association in Baton Rouge, LA, May 12, 2013

Extension Plant Pathology perspective on cover letters. 2013. Presented at the “Opening Doors to Your Future - Session II: Writing a Quality Cover Letter” sponsored by the Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Graduate Student Association in Baton Rouge, LA, May 19, 2013.

Conferences (last 5 years)

Site-specific management strategies used in Louisiana. Presented at a Site Specific Management of Nematodes: A Multi-State Evaluation of Fumigation and Selected Nematicides Workshop at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, New Orleans, LA January 4-7, 2010.

Site-specific management strategies for dealing with multiple nematode pests. Presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, New Orleans, LA January 4-7, 2010.

Using the right management strategies for dealing with plant-parasitic nematodes. Presented at the 13th Annual National Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference, Tunica, MS January 12-13, 2010

Using apparent electrical conductivity and verification strips to define nematode management zones in cotton. Presented at the Forty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the Society of Nematologists, Boise, Idaho July 11-14, 2010

Using verification strips to define nematicide response areas to the Southern root-knot and reniform nematodes in cotton in the Alluvial soils of the mid-South, USA. Presented at the 3rd Conference on Precision Crop Protection, Bonn, Germany, September 19-21, 2010

Using electrical conductivity to determine nematode management zones in alluvial soils of the mid-South. Presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, January 5-7, 2011.

The importance of Temik 15G for crops in the Midsouth. Presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, January 5-7, 2011.

Edaphic factors involved in the delineation of management zones for Rotylenchulus reniformis. Presented at the Society of Nematology meeting, Corvallis, Oregon, July 17-20, 2011.

Management zone development in cotton against concomitant infestation with Meloidogyne incognita and Rotylenchulus reniformis for the site-specific application of nematicides. Presented at the Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America meeting, Coimbra, Portugal, September 4-8, 2011.

The influence of apparent electrical conductivity of the soil on nematicides in cotton. 2012. Presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conference, Orlando, Florida, January 5-6, 2012.

Using site-specific methodology to manage plant-parasitic nematodes in cotton fields. 2012. Region Project S-1046 meeting, Orlando, Florida, January 7, 2012.

Nematicides effects on Meloidogyne incognita and Rotylenchulus reniformis in cotton fields with variable soil texture. 2012. Presented at the Society of Nematology meeting in Savannah, Georgia, August 12-15, 2012.

Nematode management in Louisiana during 2012. Presented at the S-1046 Combined Regional Project meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi, October 31-November 2, 2012.

Nutient and nematicide effects against reniform and root-knot nematodes in cotton.  2013. Presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conference in San Antonio, TX, January 7-10, 2013.

Changing strategies for nematode management. 2013. Presented at the 16th Annual National Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference in Baton Rouge, LA, January 31-February 1, 2013.

Nutrient and nematicide effects against reniform and root-knot nematodes in cotton. 2013. Presented at the Spring Seminar Series of the Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Department in Baton Rouge, LA, January 16, 2013.

Site-specific nematology- changing strategies for nematode management. 2013. Presented at the Telone® II Fumigant Research Exchange and Planning Meeting in Buras, LA, February 4-6, 2013.

Nutrient enhancement of nematicides in cotton with concominant infestation of Meloidogyne incognita and Rotylenchulus reniformis. Presented at the Society of Nematologists meeting in Knoxville, TN, July 14-17, 2013

The development of site-specific management of nematodes in cotton. Presented at the W3186 Multistate Research Project meeting in Honolulu, HI, November 14-15, 2013                                                             
The development of site-specific management of nematodes in cotton. Presented as a departmental seminar in Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences at the University of Hawaii, November 18, 2013

Reniform nematode influence on soybean production in Louisiana. Presented at the Southern Soybean Disease Workers meeting in Pensacola Beach, Florida, March 5, 201

Cotton nematodes- What’s changing and what should you do. Presented at the 18th Annual National Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference Proceedings; 14-16 January, 2015,  Baton Rouge, LA. Pp. 11-13.

Variability within a commerce silt loam soil on reniform nematode and nematicide treatment. Presented at the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-7 January, 2015, San Antonio, TX.

Variability within a silt loam soil on the response of a fumigant to Rotylenchulus reniformis. Presented at the 2015 Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America, 18-22 May, 2015, Varadero, Cuba.

The development and implementation of site-specific technology for managing cotton nematodes in the United States. Presented at the 2015 Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America, 18-22 May, 2015, Varadero, Cuba

Recent Publications (last 5 years) refereed

Bell, A. A., A. F. Robinson, J. Quintana, N. D. Dighe, M. A. Menz, D. M. Stelly, X. Zheng, J. E. Jones, C. Overstreet, E. Burris, R. G. Cantrell, and R. L. Nichols. 2014. Registration of Lonren-1 and Lonren-2- Germplasm lines of upland cotton resistant to reniform nematode. Journal of Plant Registrations, 8:187-190.

Burris, E., D. Burns, K.S. McCarter, C. Overstreet, and M. Wolcott. 2010. Evaluation of the effects of Telone II on nitrogen management and yield in Louisiana Delta cotton. Precision Agriculture 11:239-257.

Cianchetta, A. N., T. W. Allen, R. B. Hutmacher, R. C. Kemerait, T. L. Kirkpatrick, G. W. Lawrence, K. S. Lawrence, J. D. Mueller, R. L. Nichols, M. W. Olsen, C. Overstreet, J. E. Woodward, and R. M. Davis. 2014. Distribution of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum in the United States. Journal of Cotton Science 19:328-336.

Kularathna, M. T., C. Overstreet, E. C. McGawley, D. M. Xavier, and C. M. Martin. 2014. Influence of soil nutrients on reproduction and pathogenicity of Rotylenchulus reniformis on cotton. Nematropica 44:15-24.

McGawley, E. C. and C. Overstreet. 2015. Common genera of plant-parasitic nematodes. Published at http://www.nematologists.org.

McGawley, E.C. and C. Overstreet.  2015.  Reniform nematode.  Pp. 96-98 in G. L. Hartman, J. C. Rupe, E. J. Sikora, L. L. Domier, J. A. Davis, and K. L. Steffey, eds. Soybean Disease Compendium, 5th edition.  American Phytopathological Society Press, St. Paul, Minnosota.

McGawley, Edward C., C. Overstreet, M.J. Pontif and A.M. Skantar.  2011. Molecular Diagnostics: a new section of Introduction to Nematodes, Society of Nematology and Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America (ontaweb.org).

McGawley, E.C. and C. Overstreet. 2012. History of the Society of Nematologists. Society of Nematologists (nematologists.org).

McGawley, E. C., C. Overstreet, and M.J. Pontif. 2011. Variation in reproduction and pathogenicity of geographic isolates of Rotylenchulus reniformis on soybean. Nematropica 41:12-22.

McGawley, E.C., M.J. Pontif and C. Overstreet. 2010. Variation in reproduction and pathogenicity of geographic isolates of Rotylenchulus reniformis on cotton. Nematropica 40:275-288.

Overstreet, C. 2009. Nematodes. in: G. Loebenstein and G. Thottappilly, (eds.). The Sweet Potato. Pp. 131-155. C_ Springer Science+Business Media B.V. Dordrecht, Netherlands.

Overstreet, C. 2013. Diseases caused by Nematodes. in: C. Clark, D. M. Ferrin, T. P. Smith, and G. J. Holmes, (eds.). Compendium of Sweetpotato Diseases, Pest, and Disorders.   Pp. 62-73. The American Phytopathological Society Press, St. Paul, Minnesot 

Xavier, D. M., C. Overstreet, E. C. McGawley, M. T. Kularathna, and C. M. Martin. 2014. The influence of soil texture on reproduction and pathogenicity of Rotylenchulus reniformis on cotton. Nematropica 44:7-14.

Non-refereed

Bhandari, B., G. O. Myers, M. O. Indest, and C. Overstreet. 2015. Response of five tolerant cotton cultivars to isolates of Rotylenchulus reniformis collected from reniform infested fields in Louisiana. Proceedings of the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-7 January, 2015, San Antonio, TX. P. 561.

Burns, D., E. Burris, and C. Overstreet. 2010. Using verification strips to delineate treatment zones. Proceeding of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences; 4-7 January, 2010; New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. Pp. 60-66

Burns, D., E. Burris, B. Haygood, and C. Overstreet. 2015. Evaluation of Telone II soil fumigation and two nematode resistant cotton varieties in Louisiana. Proceedings of the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-7 January, 2015, San Antonio, TX. Pp. 366-372.

Donald, P., K. Lawrence, T. Kirkpatrick, B.Kemerait, J. Bond, D. Herschman, C. Overstreet A. Wrather7, G. Lawrence, S. Koenning, P. Adugelo and C. Canaday.  2014. Occurrence, distribution, and impact of nematodes in soybean fields in the Southern United States. Journal of Nematology 46:154.

Erwin, T.L., R.M. Letlow, and C. Overstreet. 2010. Seed treatment nematicides against root-knot nematode in Northeast Louisiana. Proceeding of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences; 4-7 January,  2010; New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. Pp. 184-185.

Haygood, R. A., C. Overstreet, T. L. Kirkpatrick, D. Burns and G. Burris. 2013. Successes and challenges of precision application of fumigants in cotton. Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference, 7-10 January 2013; San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. Pp. 755-756

Khalilian, A., J.D. Mueller, W.G. Henderson, S. Monfort, T. Kirkpatrick and C. Overstreet.  2010. Development of a system for site-specific nematicide placement in cotton. Proceedings of the 10th International Precision Agriculture Conference; 18-21 July, 2010; Denver, CO.  9 pages.

Khanal, C., R. T. Robbins, C. Overstreet, and E. C. McGawley. 2015. Root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) associated with soybean in Arkansas. Proceedings of the 2015 Southern Soybean Disease Workers, 11-12 March, 2015, Pensacola Beach, Florida. Page 19.

Khanal, C., R. T. Robbins, E. C. McGawley, and C. Overstreet. 2015. Meloidogyne spp. reported from Arkansas: past and present. Journal of Nematology 47:250

Kirkpatrick, T. L. and C. Overstreet. 2011. The importance of Temik 15G for crops in the Midsouth. Beltwide Cotton Proceedings: 4-7 January, 2011; Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. P.  216.

Kularathna, M. T., C. Overstreet, E. C. McGawley, and D. M. Xavier. 2015. Evaluating the resistance of some soybean cultivars on reniform isolates from Louisiana. Proceedings of the 2015 Southern Soybean Disease Workers, 11-12 March, 2015, Pensacola Beach, Florida. Page 28.

Kularathna, M. T., C. Overstreet, D. M. Xavier, C. M. Martin, D. Burns, R. L. Frazier. 2012. Effects of soil fertility on reproduction and pathogenicity of reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis) on cotton. Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences; 3-6 January, 2012; Orlando, FL. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN, Pp. 247-249.

Kularathna, M., C. Overstreet, E. C. McGawley, D. M. Xavier, C. M. Martin, and D. B. Burns. 2012. Effects of nutrients on reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis) pathogenicity and reproduction. Journal of Nematology 44:473.

Kularathna, M. T., C. Overstreet, E. C. McGawley, D. M. Xavier, C. M. Martin, and D. Burns. 2013. Influence of soil nutrients on reproduction and pathogenicity of Rotylenchulus reniformis on cotton. Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference, 7-10 January 2013; San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. Pp. 477-483.

Lawrence, K., M. Olsen, T. Faske, R. Hutmacher, J. Muller, J. Mario, R. Kemerait, C. Overstreet, G. Sciumbato, G. Lawrence, S. Atwell, S. Thomas, S. Koenning, R. Boman, H. Young, J. Woodward, H. Mehl. 2014. Cotton disease loss estimate committee report, 2013. Proceeding of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, 6-8 January, 2014; New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. Pp. 247-248.

Lawrence, K. S., G. W. Lawrence, T. R. Faske, C. Overstreet, T. A. Wheeler, H. Young, S. Koenning, J. D. Mueller, R. C. Kemerait, and H. L. Mehl. 2015. Beltwide nematode research and education committee 2014 report cotton varietal and nematicide responses in nematode soils. Proceedings of the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-7 January, 2015, San Antonio, TX. Pp. 739-742.

McGawley, E. C., M. J. Pontif and C. Overstreet. 2010. Introduction to nematodes: a new multimedia presentation. Nematropica 40:141-142 (abstract).

McGawley, E. C., M.J. Pontif and C. Overstreet. 2010. Variation in reproduction and pathogenicitiy of geographic isolates of Rotylenchulus reniformis on cotton. Nematropica 40:141-142 (abstract).

McGawley, E. C., C. Overstreet, and M. J. Pontif. 2012. Variation in eclosion and hatch of eggs among geographic isolates of Rotylenchulus reniformis. Journal of Nematology 44:477.

McGawley, E. C., C. Overstreet, M. J. Pontif and A. M. Skantar. 2014. Introduction to nematodes: a multimedia presentation for teaching nematology. Journal of Nematology

46:204.

McGawley, E.C., C. Overstreet and Y. Takeuchi. 2015. Increase in the incidence of symptoms of pine wilt disease in southeast Louisiana. Journal of Nematology 47:256-257

Muller, J. D., T. L. Kirkpatrick, C. Overstreet, R. F. Davis, W. S. Monfort, A. Khalilian, W. G. Henderson, Jr. 2010. Nematode management zones based on soil texture. Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Precision Crop Protection held in Bonn, Germany, September 19-21, 2010.  page 138.

Mueller, J. D., T. Kirpatrick, C. Overstreet, S. Koenning, B. Kemerait, and B. Nichols. 2012. Managing nematodes in cotton-based cropping systems. Cotton Incorporated Pub., 4 pages.

Nichols, R. L., A. Bell, D. Stelly, N. Dighe, A.F. Robinson, M. Menz, J. Starr, D. Keim, J. Jones, C. Overstreet, D. Fang,  and R. Lemon. 2010.  Phenotypic and genetic evaluation of LONREN germplasm. Proceeding of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, 4-7 January, 2010; New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN.  Pp. 798-799.

Overstreet, C. 2010. Looking at better ways to managing nematodes in cotton. Thirteenth Annual National Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference Proceedings; 12-14 January, Tunica, MS. Pp. 15-17.

Overstreet, C. 2011. Management strategies and zone creation for site-specific application of nematicides in fields with multiple nematode pests. Fourteenth Annual National Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference Proceedings, pages 10-11.

Overstreet, C. 2013. Changing strategies for nematode management. 16th Annual National Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference Proceedings; 1-2 February, Baton Rouge, LA. Pp. 6-7.

Overstreet, C. 2015. Cotton nematodes- What’s changing and what should you do. Proceedings of the 18th Annual National Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference Proceedings; 14-16 January, 2015,  Baton Rouge, LA. Pp. 11-13.

Overstreet, C. and T. Kirkpatrick. 2011. Managing nematodes in the mid-South without Temik.  2011. Beltwide Cotton Conference Proceedings; 4-7 January, 2011; Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. P. 216.

Overstreet, C., E. C. McGawley, and D. Burns. 2011. Management zone development in cotton against concomitant infestation with Meloidogyne incognita and Rotylenchulus reniformis for the site-specific application of nematicides. Nematropica 41:318

Overstreet, C., E. C. McGawley, and D. M. Xavier. 2013. The role of extension nematology in the United States. Nematropica 43:316.

Overstreet, C., E.C. McGawley, E. Burris, D. Burns, B. Padgett and R.L. Frazier. 2010. Site-specific management strategies used in Louisiana. Proceeding of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences; 4-7 January, 2010;  New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN.  Pp. 52-59.

Overstreet, C., G. Burris, and D. Burns. 2010. Site-specific management strategies for dealing with multiple nematode pests. Proceeding of the Beltwide Cotton Conference; 4-7 January, 2010;  New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. Pp. 305-311.

Overstreet, C., E.C. McGawley, D. Burns and M. Wolcott. 2010. Using apparent electrical conductivity and verification strips to define nematode management zones in cotton. Journal of Nematology 42:261-262.

Overstreet, C., E. C. McGawley, M. Wolcott, D. Burns, E. Burris, and G. B. Padgett. 2010. Using verification strips to define nematicide response areas to the Southern root-knot and reniform nematodes in cotton in the Alluvial soils of the mid-South, USA. Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Precision Crop Protection held in Bonn, Germany, September 19-21, 2010.  page 144.

Overstreet, C., R. Barbosa, D. Burns, R. L. Frazier, E. C. McGawley, G. B. Padgett, and M. C. Wolcott. 2011. Using electrical conductivity to determine nematode management zones in alluvial soils of the mid-South. Beltwide Cotton Proceedings; 4-7 January, 2011; Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN, Pp. 252-258.

Overstreet, C., E. C. McGawley, D. Burns, and R. L. Frazier. 2011. Edaphic factors involved in the delineation of management zones for Rotylenchulus reniformis. Journal of Nematology  43:268.

Overstreet, C., E. C. McGawley, D. Burns, R. L. Frazier, and R. Barbosa. 2012. The influence of apparent electrical conductivity of the soil on nematicides in cotton. Beltwide Cotton Proceedings; 3-6 January, 2012; Orlando, FL. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. Pp. 288-292.

Overstreet, C., E. C. McGawley, D. Xavier, M. Kularathna, M. Martin, D. Burns and R. L. Frazier. 2012. Site-specific technology to better manage nematodes in cotton. Proceedings of the 7th National IPM Symposium, Pp. 88-89, http://www.ipmcenters.org/ipmsymposium12/IPM_12_poster_abstracts_links.pdf

Overstreet, C., E. C. McGawley, D. Xavier, M. Kularathna, M. Martin, D. Burns, R. L. Frazier, and B. Haygood. 2012. Nematicides against Meloidogyne incognita and Rotylenchulus reniformis in cotton fields with variable soil texture. Journal of Nematology 44:483-484.

Overstreet, C., E. C. McGawley, M. T. Kularathna, D. M. Xavier, C. M. Martin, D. Burns, and R. A. Haygood. 2013. Nutient and nematicide effects against reniform and root-knot nematodes in cotton.  Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference, 7-10 January 2013; San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. Pp. 906-910.

Overstreet, C., E.C. McGawley, D. M. Xavier, M. Kularathna, C. M. Martin, and R. A. Haygood. 2013.  Nutrient enhancement of nematicides in cotton with concominant infestation of Meloidogyne incognita and Rotylenchulus reniformis. Journal of Nematology 45:309-310.

Overstreet, C., E. C. McGawley, D. M. Xavier, M. Kularathna, and D. R. Burns. 2014. Influence of alluvial soils on nematicides applied to cotton in Louisiana. Proceedings of the 2014 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 6-8 January, 2014, New Orleans, LA. 216-219.

Overstreet, C., E. C. McGawley, D. M. Xavier, and M. T. Kularathna. Reniform nematode influence on soybean production in Louisiana. 2014. Proceeding of the 41th Southern Soybean Disease Workers meeting, 5-6 March, 2014, Pensacola, FL, p. 23.

Overstreet, C., E. C. McGawley, D. M. Xavier, M. T. Kularathna, D. Burns, and B. Haygood. 2015. Variability within a Commerce silt loam soil on reniform nematode and nematicide treatment. Proceedings of the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-7 January, 2015, San Antonio, TX. Pp. 750-756.

Robbins, R.T., E. Shipe, P. Arelli, P. Chen, G. Shannon, L.E. Jackson, E.E. Gbur, D.G. Dombek, and C. Overstreet. 2010. Reniform nematode reproduction on soybean cultivars and breeding lines in 2009. Proceeding of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences; 4-7 January, 2010;  New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. Pp. 190-199.

Sikkens, R. B., A. A. Bell, T. A. Wheeler, C. Overstreet, D. B. Weaver, K. S. Lawrence, and R. L. Nichols. 2012. Performance evaluation of Lonren and Barbren reniform nematode resistant germplasm lines. Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference; 3-6 January, 2012; Orlando, FL. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. Pp. 761-767.

Skantar, A. M., E. C. McGawley, M. J. Pontif, and C. Overstreet. 2011. An update to the introduction to nematodes: a new multimedia presentation. 2011. Journal of Nematology 43:282.

Xavier, D. M., C. Overstreet, M. T. Kularathna, D. Burns, and R. L. Frazier. 2012. Reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis) development across the variable soil texture in a Commerce silt loam field. Proceeding of the Beltwide Cotton Conference; 3-6 January, 2012; Orlando, FL. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. 242-246.

Xavier, D., C. Overstreet, E. C. McGawley, M. T. Kularathna, D. Burns, R. L. Frazier, and C. M. Martin. 2012. Population development of Rotylenchulus reniformis in different soil textures within a Commerce silt loam field. Journal of Nematology 44: 498.

Xavier, D. M., C. Overstreet, M. Kularathna, and C. M. Martin. 2012. Population development of Rotylenchulus reniformis in a field over a nine year period. Nematropica 42:390-391.

Xavier, D. M., C. Overstreet, E. C. McGawley, M. T. Kularathna and C. M. Martin. 2013. Influence of soil texture on reproduction and pathogenicity of Rotylenchulus reniformis on cotton. Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference, 7-10 January 2013; San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council, Cordova, TN. Pp. 460-464.

Xavier, D. M., C. Overstreet, E. C. McGawley, M. J. Kularathna, D. Burns, R. L. Frazier, and C. M. Martin. 2013. Effect of commerce silt loam soil texture on population development of Rotylenchulus reniformis. Nematropica 43:331.

Xavier, D. M., C. Overstreet, E. C. McGawley, M. Kularathna, and C. M. Martin.  2013. Influence of soil texture and cotton cultivar on reproduction and pathogenicity of different isolates of Rotylenchulus reniformis.  Journal of Nematology 45:326-327.