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Lawrence E. Datnoff
Professor & Department Head

PUBLICATIONS: (2008-2013)

 Book Chapters:

  1. Elmer, W. and Datnoff, L. 2013.  Mineral nutrition and suppression of plant disease.  Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (in press).

  2. Huang, C. H., Roberts, P. D., and Datnoff, L. E. 2012.  Fusarium diseases of tomato.  Pgs. 145-158. IN: Fusarium Wilts of Greenhouse Vegetable and Ornamental Crops, A. Garibaldi, J. Katan, and M. L. Guillino, Eds., American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.

  3. Uddin, W., Nanayakkara, U., and Datnoff, L. E. 2010.  Soil silicon amendment for managing gray leaf spot of perennial ryegrass turf on golf courses. Pgs. 203-226. In: Silicio na Agricultura, Anais do V Symposio Brasileiro sobre Silicio na Agricultura, F. A. Rodrigues, Ed., Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Departamento de Fitopatologia,MG, Brazil.

  4. Datnoff, L. E. 2010.  Differential gene expression of rice in response to silicon and infection by Magnaporthe oryzae.  Pgs. 227-238. In: Silicio na Agricultura, Anais do V Symposio Brasileiro sobre Silicio na Agricultura, F. A. Rodrigues, Ed., Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Departamento de Fitopatologia,MG, Brazil.

  5. Datnoff, L. E. and Korndorfer, G. H. 2008. Efeito do silico em gramados.  Pgs. 37-45. In:  Topicos atuais em Gramados, R. L. Villas Boas, L.J. Grava de Godoy, C. Paulo de Lima, and C. Backes, Eds., Faculdade de Ciencias Agronomicas da Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Botucatu, SP, Brasil.

Refereed (names bolded indicate graduate student – served as either chair or co-chair):

  1. Flor, N. C., Harmon, P. F., Raid, R. N., Nagata, R., and Datnoff, L. E. 2013. Screening St. Augustinegrass genotypes for brown patch and large patch disease resistance. Plant Dis. (in review).

  2. Espinosa, A., Miller, G. L., and Datnoff, L. E. 2013.  Accumulation of silicon in Cynodon dactylon x C. transvaalensis and Poa trivialis used as an overseed grass. J. Plant Nutr. 36:1719-1732.

  3. Sidhu, J. K., Stout, M. J., Blouin, D. C. and Datnoff, L. E. 2013.  Effect of silicon soil amendment on the performance of sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (Lepidoptera:Crambidae) on rice. Bulletin Entomol. Res. 5:1-9

  4. Huang, C. H., Roberts, P. D., Gale, L. R., Elmer, W. H., and Datnoff, L. E. 2013. Population structure of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. radices-lycopersici in Florida inferred from vegetative compatibility groups and microsatellites.  European J. Phyto. Path. 136:509-521.

  5. Sebastian, D., Rodrigues, H., Kinsey, C., Korndorfer, G., Pereira, H., Buck, G., Datnoff, L., Miranda, S., and Provance-Bowley, M. 2013.  A 5-day method for determining soluble silicon concentrations in non-liquid fertilizer materials using a sodium carbonate-ammonium nitrate extractant followed by visible spectroscopy utilizing heteropoly blue analysis.  J. AOAC International 96 (2):251-259.

  6. Prabhu, A. S., Barbosa Filho, M. P., Datnoff, L. E., Snyder, G. H., Berni, R. F., Rodrigues, F. A., and Dallagnol, L. J. 2012.  Silicon reduces brown spot severity and grain discoloration of several rice genotypes. Tropical Plant Pathol. 37:409-414.

  7. Huang, C. H., Roberts, P. D., Datnoff, L. E. 2011.  Silicon suppresses Fusarium crown and root rot of tomato. J. Phytopathol.  159:546-554.

  8. Lemes, E. M., Mackowiak, C. L., Blount, A., Marois, J.J., Wright, D. L., Coelho, L., and Datnoff, L. E. 2011. Effects of silicon applications on soybean rust development under greenhouse and field conditions. Plant Dis. 95:317-324.

  9. Buck, G., Korndorfer, G., and Datnoff, L. 2011. Extractors for estimating plant available silicon from potential silicon fertilizer sources. J. Plant Nutr. 34 (2):272-282.

  10. Vendrame, W. A., Palmateer, A. J., Pinares, A., Moore, K. A., and Datnoff, L. E. 2010. Silicon fertilization affects growth of Hybrid Phalaenopsis liners. HortTechnology 20:603-607. (HortTechnology Top 10 Articles Read in July 2010)

  11. French-Monar, R., Rodrigues, F. A., Korndorfer, G. H., and Datnoff, L. E. 2010. Silicon suppresses Phytophthora blight development on bell pepper.  J. Phytopathol. 158:554-550.

  12. Almany, G. R., De Arruda, M. P., Arthofer, W., …Datnoff, L. E.,…et al. 2009. Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 May 2009-31July 2009. Molecular Ecol. Res. 9:1460-1559.

  13. Rasmann, C., Graham, J. H., Chellemi, D. O., Datnoff, L. E., and Larsen, J. 2009. Resilient populations of root fungi occur within five tomato production systems in southeast Florida. Applied Soil Ecol. 43:22-31.

  14. Brunings, A. M., Datnoff, L. E., Palmateer, A. J., Locke, J. C. and Krause, C. R. 2009. Exserohilum leaf spot on tigergrass. Online. Plant Health Prog. doi:10.1094/PHP-2009-12XX-01-RS.

  15. Nanayakkara, U. N., Uddin, W. and Datnoff, L. E. 2009. Soil silicon amendment for managing gray leaf spot of perennial ryegrass turf on golf courses in Pennsylvania.  Canadian J. Plant Pathol. 31:1-12.

  16. Brunings, A. M., Datnoff, L. E., Ma, J. F., Mitani, N., Nagamura, Y., Rathinasabapathi, B., and Kirst, K. 2009. Differential gene expression of rice in responses to silicon and the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Annals App. Biol. 155:161-170.

  17. Schlub, R. L., Smith L. J., Datnoff, L. E. And Pernezny, K. L. 2009. An overview of target spot of tomato caused by Corynespora cassiicola.  ISHS Acta Hort. 808:51-56.

  18. Smith, L. J., Datnoff, L. E., Rollings, J. A., Pernezny, K. L., Scott, J. and Schlub, R. L. 2009.  Phylogenetic and pathogenic characterization of Corynespora cassiicola isolates.  ISHS Acta. Hort.  808:25-28.

  19. Dixon, L. J., Schlub, R. L., Pernezny, K., and Datnoff, L. E. 2009. Host specialization and phylogenetic diversity of Corynespora cassiicola. Phytopathology 99:1015-1027.

  20. Brecht, M., Stiles, C., and Datnoff, L. 2009.  Effect of high temperature stress and silicon fertilization on pathogenicity of Bipolaris cynodontis and Curvularia lunata on Floradwarf bermudagrass.  International Turfgrass Soc. Res. J. Vol. 11:165-180.

  21. Dallagnol, L.J., Rodrigues, F. A., Mielli, M. V. B., Ma, J. F., and Datnoff, L. E. 2009. Defective active silicon uptake affects some components of rice resistance to brown spot. Phytopathology 99:116-121.

  22. Flor, N., Harmon, P., Datnoff, L., Raid, R., and Nagata, R. 2008.  First report of brown ring patch caused by Waitea circinata var. circinata on Poa trivialis in Florida. Plant Dis. 92:1586.

  23. Frantz, J. M., Locke, J. C., Datnoff, L. E., Omer, M., Widrig, A., Sturtz, D., Horst, L., and Krause, C. R. 2008. Detection and quantification of silicon in floricultural crops utilizing three distinct analytical methods. Comm. Soil and Plant Analysis 39:2734-2751.

  24. Torres, C., Peres, N., Datnoff, L., Simonne, E., and Deng, Z. 2008. Evaluation of silicon for managing powdery mildew (Podosphaera fusca) on gerbera daisy (Gerbera jamesonii). J. Plant Nutr. 31:2131-2144.

  25. Harp, T. L., Pernezny, K., Lewis Ivey, M. L., Miller, S. A., Kuhn, P. J., and Datnoff, L. 2008. The etiology of recent pepper anthracnose outbreaks in Florida.  Crop Prot. 27:1380-1384.

  26. Nanayakkara, U. N., Uddin, W. and Datnoff, L. E. 2008. Effects of soil type and source and rate of silicon application on silicon accumulation in perennial ryegrass. Plant and Soil 303:83-94.

  27. Nanayakkara, U. N., Uddin, W. and Datnoff, L. E. 2008. Effects of silicon on gray leaf spot development of perennial ryegrass turf.  Plant Dis. 92:870-877.

Non-refereed:

  1. Heckman, J. and Datnoff, L. 2012.  Make plans to attend the silicon soil fertility and nutrient management symposium. Pg. 28, CSA News, September.

  2. Datnoff, L. E. 2012. Research Achievements in Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology. Louisiana Agriculture Vol. 55, No. 2:  http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/communications/publications/agmag/Archive/2012/Spring/Research-Achievements-in-Plant-Pathology-and-Crop-Physiology.htm

  3. Narayanaswamy, C., Datnoff, L. E., Tubana, B. S., Prakash, N. B. and Yzenas, J. 2012. Effect of calcium silicate slag on biomass yield and silicon uptake in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perene Lam.) grown on low pH soils. 8th International Symposium on Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH, 18-22 October, Bangalore, India.

  4. Prakash, N. B., Narayanaswamy, C., Hanumantharaju, T. H., Shashidhar, H. E., Patil, S. U., and Datnoff, L. E. 2010.  Effect of calcium silicate and calcium carbonate on growth and yield of rice in different acid soils of Karnatak, South India.  International Rice Research Notes (0117-4185):1-4.

  5. Nanayakkara, U. N., Uddin, W., and Datnoff, L. E. 2010. Silicon and the development of gray leaf spot of perennial ryegrass turf.  USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online 9(10):1-7.

  6. Pereira, H.S., de Assis, M.H., Datnoff, L.E., Buck, G.B. & Korndörfer, G.H. 2010. Soluble silicon extraction in fertilizer improved by water-bath procedure. Harsco Minerals internal communication. Harsco Metals & Minerals, Sarver, PA.

Abstracts:

  1. Babu, T., Datnoff, L., Yzenas, J., Tubana, B. 2013.  Silicon status of Louisiana soils grown to different field crops. Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soil Science Society of America, Tampa, FL, 3-6 November.

  2. Tubana, B., Kongchum, M., Babu, T., and Datnoff, L. 2013. Effect of silicon sources on rice biomass silicon uptake and grain yield.  Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soil Science Society of America, Tampa, FL, 3-6 November.

  3. Tubana, B., Babu, T., and Datnoff, L. 2013. Silicon dynamics in soils under different cropping systems in Louisiana. Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soil Science Society of America, Tampa, FL, 3-6 November.

  4. Datnoff, L. E. 2012.  Silicon and Biotic Stress:  Suppressing Plant Diseases. S08 Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soil Science Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, 21-24 October.

  5. Taber, S. K, Palenchar, J., Johnson, J. V. McGovern, R., Datnoff, L. E., and Rathinasabapathi, B. 2012.  Effects of silicon supplementation in the cucumber-anthracnose (Colletotrichum orbiculare) pathosystem. CO2 Crop Physiology and Metabolism, Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerances:  Strategies for a Sustainable Planet. Soil Science Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, 21-24 October.

  6. Buck, G. B., Korndörfer, G. H., and Datnoff, L. 2012. Extractors for estimating plant available silicon from potential silicon fertilizer sources.  S08 Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soil Science Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, 21-24 October.

  7. Chowdappa, Chanda, S., Tubana, B., and Datnoff, L. 2012. Effect of different silicon sources on acetic acid-extractable silicon content of two alluvial soils of Louisiana. S08 Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soil Science Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, 21-24 October.

  8. Chowdappa, N., Tubana, B., and Datnoff, L. 2012.  Biomass and silicon uptake of wheat in response to different levels of plant-available silicon.  S08 Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soil Science Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, 21-24 October.

  9. Tubana, B., Chowdappa, N., Kanke, Y., Dalen, M., Yzenas, J. and Datnoff, L. 2012. Estimation of plant available silicon using different extraction procedures for selected soils from the Midwest and South USA. S08 Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soil Science Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, 21-24 October.

  10. Tubana, B., Chowdappa, N., Lofton, J., Kanke, Y., Dalen, M., and Datnoff, L. 2012. Potential of silicon fertilization in sugarcane production in Louisiana. S08 Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soil Science Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, 21-24 October.

  11. Tubana, B., Chowdappa, N., Datnoff, L., and Yzenas, J. 2012.  Changes in pH and mehlich-3 extractable nutrients of selected soils from the Midwest and South USA as influenced by different rates of iron calcium silicate slag. S08 Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soil Science Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, 21-24 October.

  12. Datnoff, L. E. 2011. Silicon and biotic stress. Pg. 32. In:  Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture, 13-18 September, Beijing, China.

  13. Huang, C. H., Roberts, P. D. and Datnoff, L. E.  2010. Suppression of Fusarium Crown and Root Rot development in tomato by silicon.  Phytopathology 100:S52.

  14. Flor, N., Harmon, P., Raid, R., Datnoff, L. 2010.  Screening of St. Augustinegrass (Stenotaphrum secundatum) germplasm for brown patch and large patch resistance.  Phytopathology 100:S36.

  15. Palenchar, J., Taber, S. Datnoff, L. E. and Gevens, A. J. 2010. The impact of silicon soil amendments on cucumber anthracnose in the greenhouse. Phytopathology 100:S174.

  16. Huang, C. H., Roberts, P. D. and Datnoff, L. E.  2010. Effect of silicon on Fusarium Crown and Root Rot development in tomato. Pg. 3. In: Indo-US Workshop on Silicon in Agriculture, 25-27 February Bangalore, India.

  17. Datnoff, L. E. 2010. The role of silicon in the performance and health of different crops. Pg. 9. In: Indo-US Workshop on Silicon in Agriculture, 25-27 February Bangalore, India.

  18. Datnoff, L. E. 2010. Understanding the mechanisms of silicon mediated plant disease resistance in rice. Pg. 10. In: Indo-US Workshop on Silicon in Agriculture, 25-27 February Bangalore, India.

  19. Vendrame, W. A., Pinares, A., Palmateer, A. J. and Datnoff, L. E. 2009. Silicon fertilization of potted orchids. ASHS (in press).

  20. Huang, C. H., Roberts, P. D., Gale, L. R., Elmer, W. H., and Datnoff, L. E. 2009. Population structure of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. radicis-lycopersici in Florida inferred from vegetative compatibility groups and microsatellites. Phytopathology 99:(in press).

  21. Huang, C. H., Roberts, P. D., and Datnoff, L. E. 2009. Phylogenetic relationships between Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici and F. oxysporum f. sp. radicis-lycopersici inferred from nuclear ribosomal intergenic spacer, elongation factor 1-a, and a microsatellite locus. Phytopathology 99: (in press).

  22. Datnoff, L. E. 2009.  The role of silicon in enhancing host plant resistance and reducing fungicide applications, pg. 54-55. In:  6th International Integrated Pest Management Symposium, Transcending Boundaries, March 24-26, Portland, Oregon.

  23. Datnoff, L., Ma, J., and Mitani, N. 2008. Influence of insoluble and soluble silicon on leaf blast development in rice, Pg 17. In: Silicon in Agriculture Conference South Africa, 4th International Conference, 26-31October, Wild Coast Sun, Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

  24. Brunings, A., Datnoff, L. Palmateer, A., Locke, J., Franz, J. and Krause, C. 2008. Leaf spot on tigergrass caused by Exserohilum rostratum in Florida. Phytopathology 98:S27.

  25. Brunings, A. M., Datnoff, L. E., Ma, J. F., Mitani, N., Nagamura, Y., and Rathinasabapathi, B. 2008. Transcriptome analysis of the silicon-Magnaporthe grisea interaction.  Phytopathology 98:S28.

  26. Huang, C. H., Datnoff, L. E., Gale, L. R. Roberts, P. D. 2008. Development of microsatellite markers for Fusarium oxypsorum f. sp. lycopersici and Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. radicis-lycopersici. Phytopathology 98:S69.

  27. Datnoff, L. E. 2008. Silicon in the life, performance and health of plants. HortScience 43:1056.

Selected Extension Bulletins, Circulars, Fact Sheets or Popular Articles:

  1. Brunings, A. M., Liu, G., Simonne, E. H., Zhang, S., Li, Y. and Datnoff, L. E. 2012. Are phosphorous and phosphoric acids equal phosphorus sources for plant growth?  UF/IFAS, Fla. Coop. Ext. Serv. Fact Sheet HS10. Dept. of Horticultural Sciences.  Originally published April 2005; revised March 2012. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/hs254.

  2. Zhang, S., P. D. Roberts, R. J. McGovern, and Datnoff, L. E. 2011.  Fusarium crown and root rot of tomato in Florida.  PP-52, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Fla. Coop. Ext. Serv., UF/IFAS. Originally published September 1995; reviewed March 2011. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pg082.

  3. Palenchar, J., Treadwell, D. D., Datnoff, L. E. and Gevens, A. J. 2009. Cucumber anthracnose in Florida. EDIS (in press).

  4. Alvarez, J., L. E. Datnoff, and G. H. Snyder. 2009. The economics of silicon applications on rice and sugarcane in Florida. Florida Cooperative Extension Service Fact Sheet FE475. UF/IFAS Electronic Data Information Source (EDIS) Database. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida. Available at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/475

MISCELLANEOUS (NEWSPAPER, RADIO AND OTHERS - (2009-2013): 

  1. The Silicon Conundrum, interview published by Acres, USA, The Voice of Eco-Agriculture, Vol. 43, No. 7:42-49, 2013, where I explain the value of this overlooked element in agriculture.

  2. LSU Tiger Television, Newsbeat, 2012. Interviewed about why I received the APS International Service Award for Silicon in Agriculture, http://www.tigertv.tv/2012/09/21/newsbeat-92012/

  3. New Ag International. 2009. Silicon Products:  At the border between plant nutrition and plant protection. March Issue, Pgs. 32-38.  This article summarizes, with the help of L. Datnoff, the current main developments in silicon science and technology around the world.

INVITATIONS TO PRESENT SEMINARS, SCIENTIFIC PAPERS AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS (2008-2013):

  1. Presented a talk on Louisiana Agriculture and the LSU AgCenter, International Forum on Processes and Services of Wetland Ecosystems between IGA-CAS, LSU and the LSU AgCenter, Changchun, China, 28 July-4 August 2013

  2. Presented a keynote talk on Silicon and Biotic Stress:  Suppressing Plant Diseases, S08 Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soil Science Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, 23 October 2012

  3. Presented a talk on Silicon and biotic stress in the Department of Plant Sciences, UC-Davis graduate student seminar series, 3 November 2011

  4. Presented a keynote talk on Silicon and biotic stress at the 5th International Silicon in Agriculture Conference, Beijing, China, 13-18 September 2011

  5. Presented a keynote talk on The importance of mineral nutrition in suppressing plant diseases at the Congreso de Nutricion y Fisiologia Vegetal Aplicada, Guadalajara, Mexico, 21-23 July 2011

  6. Presented a keynote talk on Silicon in the life, performance and health of plants at the Congreso de Nutricion y Fisiologia Vegetal Aplicada, Guadalajara, Mexico, 21-23 July 2011

  7. Presented a seminar on Silicon in the life, performance and health of plants to students at Zamorano University, Honduras, 27 July 2011

  8. Presented a seminar on Silicon in the life, performance and health of plants to the Department of Plant and Soil Science, University of Vermont, Burlington, 24 February 2011

  9. Presented a keynote talk on “Differential gene expression of rice in response to silicon and infection by Magnaporthe oryzae”, V Simposio Brasileiro Sobre Silicio na Agricultura, 16-18 August, 2010, Federal Universidade de Vicosa, Vicosa, MG, Brazil

  10. Presented a keynote talk on “The role of mineral nutrition in IPM for suppressing plant diseases”, The 8th New Ag International Conference and Exhibition, 24-26 March 2010, Miami, Florida

  11. Presented a keynote talk on “The role of silicon in the performance and health of different crops”,  Indo-US Workshop on Silicon in Agriculture, 25-27 February 2010, Bangalore, India

  12. Presented a talk on “Understanding the mechanisms of silicon mediated resistance in rice”, Indo-US Workshop on Silicon in Agriculture, 25-27 February 2010, Bangalore, India

  13. Presented a seminar on Silicon in the life, performance and health of plants to the Department of Plant, Soil, and Insect Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 6 August 2009

  14. Presented a seminar on “The Benefits of Silicon in Turf” at the Facultad de Ciencias Agronomicas, Escuela de Postgrado, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 23 July 2009

  15. Presented a keynote talk entitled The role of silicon in enhancing host plant resistance and reducing fungicide applications, IPM Symposium, Portland, OR, 24-26 March 2009

  16. Presented a keynote talk entitled Influence of soluble and insoluble silicon on rice blast development, IV Silicon in Agriculture Conference, South Africa, 26-31 October 2008

  17. Presented a keynote talk on Silicon in the life, performance and health of plants for the symposium entitled Mineral Nutrition and Plant Disease, NED-APS, Newport, RI, 8-10 October 2008.

  18. Presented a keynote talk on Silicon in the life, performance and health of plants for the Plant Nutrient Management Workshop, ASHS Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, 21-24 July 2008.

  19. Presented several seminars on “Insights on mechanism of silicon mediated disease resistance in rice” to the Agronomy Department, Federal Universidade de Uberlandia, Minas Gerais; Federal Universidade de Vicosa, Minas Gerias and EMPRAPA, Goiana, Goias, Brazil, 15, 17 and 21 January 2008, respectively.

 

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