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Raghuwinder Singh
Assistant Professor

Publications/Presentations/Patents

Research Publications

Research Publications

  • Guan, W., Shao, J., Singh, R., Davis, R., and Huang, Q. 2013. A TaqMan-based real time PCR assay for specific detection and quantification of Xylella fastidiosa strains causing bacterial leaf scorch in oleander. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 92: 108-112.

  • da Silva, W., and Singh, R. 2012. First report of Alternaria alternata causing leaf spot on Aloe vera in Louisiana. Plant Disease 96 (9): 1379.

  • Singh, R., and Ferrin, D. 2012. First report of stem and foliar blight of sunflower caused by Alternariaster helianthi in Louisiana. Plant Disease 96 (5): 761.

  • Valverde, R., Singh, R., and Sabanadzovic, S. 2012. Detection and identification of Clerodendron golden mosaic China virus in Salvia splendens. Eur J Plant Pathol 133 (3): 499-503.

  • Singh, R., Castro, A., Ferrin, D., Harris, R., and Olson, B. 2011. First report of fusarium wilt of Canary Island date palm caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. canariensis in Louisiana. Plant Disease 95 (9): 1192.

  • Singh, R., Ferrin, D., and Huang, Q. 2010. First report of Xylella fastidiosa associated with oleander leaf scorch in Louisiana. Plant Disease 94 (2): 274.

  • Hoy, M. A., Singh, R., and Rogers, M. E. 2010. Evaluation of a novel isolate of Isaria fumosoroea for control of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Florida Entomologist 93 (1): 24-32.

  • Singh, R., Ferrin, D., and Aime, M. C. 2009. First report of powdery mildew caused by Podosphaera xanthii on Sechium edule in the United States. Plant Disease 93 (12): 1348.

  • Srinivasan, R., Hoy, M. A., Singh, R., and Rogers, M. E. 2008. Laboratory and field evaluations of silwet L-77 and kinetic alone and in combination with imidacloprid and abamectin for the management of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Florida Entomologist 91 (1): 87-100.

  • Meyer, J. M., Hoy, M. A., and Singh, R. 2007. Low incidence of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) populations between Nov 2005 and Jan 2006: Relevance to management of citrus greening disease in Florida. Florida Entomologist 90 (2): 394-397.

  • Hoy, M. A., Singh, R., and Rogers, M. E. 2007. Citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella (Lepidoptera: Gracillaridae), and natural enemy dynamics in central Florida during 2005. Florida Entomologist 90 (2): 358-369.

  • Singh, R., and Hoy, M. A. 2007. Tools for evaluating Lipolexis oregmae (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae) in the field: Effects of host aphid and host plant on mummy location and color plus improved methods for obtaining adults. Florida Entomologist 90 (1): 214-222.

  • Meyer, J. M., Hoy, M. A., Singh, R., and Rogers, M. E. 2007. Friendly fungi killing psyllids in Florida citrus. Citrus Industry 88 (5): 23.

Selected Abstracts

  • Caldera, M., Ham, J., and Singh, R. 2013. Development of a Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification for Detection of Burkholderia glumae. American Phytopahtological Society Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. August 8-14.

  • Walsh, S., Johnson, S., and Singh, R. 2013. Use of commercial food grade cinnamon products to control fungal growth in vitro. American Society of Horticulture Science National Conference. Palm Desert, CA. July 21-26.

  • Valverde, R., Sabanadzovic, S., and Singh, R. 2011. Detection of the begomovirus Clerodendrum golden mosaic China virus in Salvia splendens cv. Dancing Flame. Phytopathology 101:S181.

  • Singh, R., and McGovern, R. J. 2004. Evaluation of fungicide combinations for reduction of Fusarium infection in Caladium tubers. 2004 Southern Division of APS meeting abstracts. Publication no. P-2004-0049-SOA. (http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/div/so04abs.asp).

Extension Publications

  • Singh, R. 2013. Citrus Canker, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3269.

  • Singh, R. 2013. Armillaria Root Rot of Roses, Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter 2013 Vol. 42.

  • Singh, R. 2012. Armillaria Root Rot of 'Knock Out' Roses, Bud n Bloom Quarterly Newsletter June Edition, Tri County Rose Society, American Rose Society Affiliated.

  • Singh, R. 2012. Plant Diagnostic Center 2010 and 2011 Summary, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication MISC-90.

  • Singh, R. 2012. Chapter 4: The Plant Diagnostic Center, Plant Disease Control Guide, LSU AgCenter Publication 1802.

  • Singh, R., and Ferrin, D. 2011. Sweet Orange Scab and Citrus Scab Disease Identification Card, Louisiana State University Agriculture Center Publication 3215.

  • Singh, R., and Ferrin, D. 2011. Plant Diagnostic Center Brochure, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication MISC-41.

  • Singh, R., and Ferrin, D. 2011. Rapid Turfgrass Diagnostics Brochure, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication MISC-42.

  • Singh, R. 2011. Plant Diagnostic Center 2009 and 2010 Summary, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.

  • Singh, R., and Ferrin, D. 2010. Powdery Mildew of Mirliton, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3181.

  • Singh, R., and Ferrin, D. 2010. Oleander Leaf Scorch, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3144.

  • Overstreet, C., McGawley, E. C., Hollier, C. A., Ferrin, D., and Singh, R. 2010. Strategies for Sampling Plant-Parasitic Nematodes in Field Crops, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3143.

  • Singh, R. 2010. Utilizing LSU AgCenter Service Laboratories. Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association Turnrow Talk Vol. 13: Winter Issue.

  • Ferrin, D., Melanson, R., and Singh, R. 2010. Bacterial Leaf Scorch of Landscape Trees and Shrubs in Louisiana. The Semiannual Newsletter of the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology Vol. 3: Issue 1.

  • Ferrin, D., and Singh, R. 2009. Leaf and Crown Rot of Liriope, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication.

  • Singh, R. 2009. Rapid Turfgrass Disease Diagnosis. Louisiana Turfgrass Association Bulletin Vol. 46: Issue 1.

  • Singh, R., and Ferrin, D. 2009. Rapid Turfgrass Disease Diagnosis. The Semiannual Newsletter of the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology Vol. 2: Issue 2.

  • Singh, R., Ferrin, D., Hollier, C. A., and Overstreet, C. 2009. Sooty Mold, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication.

  • Singh, R. 2009. Plant Diagnostic Center 2007 and 2008 Summary, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.

Technical Reports and GenBank Sequences

  • da Silva, W., and Singh, R. 2012. Alternaria alternata strain LSUAa1 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence 515 bp DNA sequence. GenBank accession number JQ409455, NCBI direct sequence submission record.

  • Singh, R. 2011. Alternariaster helianthi isolate PDC-4291 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; 5.8S ribosomal RNA, and genes, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence 552 bp DNA sequence. GenBank accession number JN208925, NCBI direct sequence submission record.

  • Singh, R. 2011. Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. canariensis isolate PDC-4701 translational elongation factor 1-alpha gene, partial cds 616 bp DNA sequence. GenBank accession number JF826442, NCBI direct sequence submission record.

  • Singh, R. 2009. Podosphaera xanthii 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1 complete sequence; and 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence, 331 bp DNA sequence. GenBank accession number GQ902939, NCBI direct sequence submission record.

  • Schubert, T. S., and Singh, R. 2004. New host record: Puccinia hieracii (Leaf rust) on Youngia japonica (oriental false hawksbeard). P2004-0685. TRI-OLOGY 43 (2) (P1-02-T-08/DACS-P-00124).

  • McGovern, R. J., and Singh, R. 2003. Evaluation of fungicides and hot water for reduction of Fusarium infection in Caladium. Fungicide & Nematicide Tests 59: OT005.

  • McGovern, R. J., Myers, L. R., and Singh, R. 2002. Evaluation of fungicides and hot water for reduction of Fusarium infection in Caladium. Fungicide & Nematicide Tests 58: OT049.

Professional Presentations

  • Pierce's Disease of Grapes, Louisiana Wine Agribusiness Task Force Meeting, LDAF, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. October 3, 2013.

  • Landscape Plant Diseases and Their Management, Baton Rouge Landscape Association, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. September 19, 2013.

  • Home Garden and Vegetable Disease Management, Plant Fest, Lafayette, Louisiana. September 14, 2013.

  • Plant Pathology and Plant Health Diagnostics, Louisiana Master Gardener Training Session, New Orleans, Louisiana. August 27, 2013.

  • Citrus Canker. Louisiana Fruit and Vegetable Grower Association Meeting. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. August 22, 2013.

  • Plant Pathology and Plant Health Diagnostics, Louisiana Master Gardener Training Session, Lake Charles, Louisiana. July 25, 2013.

  • Citrus Canker and other important Diseases of Citrus. County Agents and LDAF Inspector training. Hammond, LA. July 29, 2013.

  • Plant Pathology and Plant Health Diagnostics, Louisiana Master Gardener Training Session, Lake Charles, Louisiana. July 25, 2013.

  • Disease Management in Nurseries with Emphasis on Phytophthora. SELNA summer meeting. Folsom, LA. July 23, 2013.

  • Introduction to Plant Pathology, Louisiana Young Agriculture Producer Program, Baton Rouge, LA. July 22, 2013.

  • Plant Pathology and Plant Health Diagnostics, Louisiana Master Gardener Training Session, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. July 18, 2013.

  • Citrus Canker Training to Commercial Citrus Growers. Belle Chasse, LA. July 10, 2013.

  • Plant Pathology and Plant Health Diagnostics, Louisiana Master Gardener Training Session, DeRidder, Louisiana. June 13, 2013.

  • Diseases of Vegetables and Ornamentals in square foot gardening. Covington, Louisiana. June 5, 2013.

  • Vegetable Diseases and their Management, Houma, Louisiana. June 1, 2013.

  • Lawn Diseases and their Management, Lawn Workshop, Hammond, Louisiana. May 7, 2013.

  • Plant Health Diagnostics. Horticulture, SPESS Hort 2022. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. April 11, 2013.

  • Turfgrass and Ornamental Disease Management. Pesticide Recertification Ornamental and Turf Pest Control. Bossier City, Louisiana. April 3, 2013.

  • Citrus Disease Management. Pesticide Recertification Citrus Seminar. Belle Chasse, Louisiana. March 14, 2013.

  • Plant Doctors as Plant Diagnosticians; Challenges and Successes. Southeastern Branch of Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. March 5, 2013.

  • Vegetable Diseases. Farmers market audience seminar. West Feliciana, Louisiana, January 22, 2013.

  • Impatiens Downy Mildew Symptom, Disease Epidemiology, and Management", Landscape Horticulture Field Day, Hammond Research Station, Hammond, Louisiana. October 11, 2012.

  • Plant Diagnostics and Plant Diagnostic Center, Louisiana Master Gardener Training Session, Baton Rouge (Red River Parish), Louisiana. October 1, 2012.

  • Sudden Oak Death Tissue Sampling In Nurseries and Detection Process in the Lab, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Inspector Training, Alexandria, Louisiana. September 25, 2012.

  • An Overview of Sudden Oak Death, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Inspector Training, Alexandria, Louisiana. September 25, 2012.

  • Plant Diagnostics and Plant Diagnostic Center, Louisiana Master Gardener Training Session, New Orleans, Louisiana. August 16, 2012. 28 participants. (Russell Harris)

  • Plant Diagnostics and Plant Diagnostic Center, Louisiana Master Gardener Training Session, Gonzales, Louisiana. September 4, 2012.

  • Ornamental Diseases and their Management, LSU AgCenter Winn and Jackson Parish Field Day, Jonesboro, Louisiana. July 21, 2012.

  • Plant Diagnostic Center and Plant Health Diagnostics, Louisiana Master Gardener Training Session, DeRidder, LA. June 5, 2012.

  • Orchid Ailments Diagnosis and Management, Orchid Society of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA. May 16, 2012 (Invited Speaker).

  • Lawns, Limbs, and Leaves Diagnosed, Northshore Spring Garden Show, Covington, LA. March 12, 2012 (Invited Speaker).

  • New Improved Plant Diagnostic Center, Landscape Pest Management Workshop, Hammond, LA. February 2, 2012.

  • Plant Diagnostics: Journey from Signs to Sequence, Doctor of Plant Medicine Seminar Series, Baton Rouge, LA. November 17, 2011 (Invited Speaker).

  • Citrus Insect and Disease Survey and Sample Submission, Citrus Agent Training, Hammond, LA. October 11, 2011.

  • Plant Health Diagnostics, Southeast Landscape and Nursery Association Trade Show, Folsom, LA. September 9, 2011.

  • Plant Diagnostic Center and Plant Health Diagnostics, Master Gardener Training Session, New Orleans, LA. September 8, 2011.

  • Plant Health Diagnostics, Master Gardener Training Session, Winnfield, LA. August 2, 2011.

  • Plant Diagnostic Center Update, LSU AgCenter Administration, Baton Rouge, LA. July 29, 2011.

  • LSU AgCenter Plant Diagnostic Center, Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Board of Directors Meeting, Baton Rouge, LA. July 18, 2011.

  • Introduction to Plant Diagnostic Center, TARC's Garden and Market Festival, Houma, LA. April 30, 2011.

  • LSU AgCenter Plant Diagnostic Center, Horticulture Council Annual Meeting, Baton Rouge, LA. April 8, 2011 (Invited Speaker).

  • Solving Your Plant Health Problems. Spring Garden Show, New Orleans, LA. April 3, 2011.

  • Introduction to LSU AgCenter Plant Diagnostic Center, Southwest Louisiana Garden Festival, Lake Charles, LA. March 25, 2011.

  • Plant Diagnostic Center, Spring Garden Day, Hammond, LA. March 12, 2011.

  • Utilizing LSU AgCenter Service Laboratories, Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association Annual Meeting, Alexandria, LA. February 9, 2011.

  • Solving your Plant Health Problems- LSU AgCenter Plant Diagnostic Center, Landscape Pest Management Workshop, Hammond, LA. February 3, 2011 (Invited Speaker).

  • New Improved Plant Diagnostic Center, Louisiana State Horticulture Society Annual Meeting, Baton Rouge, LA. January 12, 2011.

  • Rapid Turfgrass Diagnostics, Louisiana Turf Association and LSU AgCenter Turf Day, Baton Rouge, LA. January 6, 2011.

  • Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic and Plant Diagnostics, Louisiana Master Gardeners Training Session, Marrero, LA. July 19, 2010 (Invited Speaker).

  • Utilizing the AgCenter's Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic, 2nd Landscape Pest Management Workshop, Hammond, LA. May 11, 2010 (Invited Speaker).

  • Diseases and Pests of Roses, New Orleans Old Garden Rose Society, Metairie, LA. May 4, 2010 (Invited Speaker).

  • Demonstration on Using Immunostrips, Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay and Polymerase Chain Reaction to Detect and Identify Plant Pathogens of National Importance, 3rd Plant Bio-Security Symposium, Southern University and A & M College, Baton Rouge, LA. November 12, 2009 (Invited Speaker).

  • Bacterial Leaf Scorch of Ornamental, Landscape and Fruit Trees Caused by Xylella fastidiosa, 3rd Plant Bio-Security Symposium, Southern University and A & M College, Baton Rouge, LA. November 11, 2009 (Invited Speaker).

  • Rapid Turfgrass Disease Diagnostics- A New Service Offered by LSU AgCenter Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic, Ornamental/Turfgrass Field Day, LSU AgCenter Burden Center. Baton Rouge, LA. October 15, 2009.

  • Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Workshop (Presentation and Field Tour), Terrebonne Parish, Houma, LA. May 12, 2009 (Invited Speaker).

  • Plant Doctor Profession, Lee High School Career Day, Baton Rouge, LA. April 22, 2009.

  • Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic An Overview, Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Departmental Seminar, Baton Rouge, LA. March 11, 2009 (Invited Speaker).

  • Rapid Turfgrass Disease Diagnostics, Louisiana Turf Association and LSU AgCenter Turf Day, Baton Rouge, LA. January 14, 2009.

  • Pathogen Detection Using Traditional and Molecular Techniques, 2nd Plant Bio-Security Symposium. Southern University and A & M College, Baton Rouge, LA. November 20, 2008 (Invited Speaker).

  • Guidelines for Collecting and Submitting Plant Samples for Disease Diagnosis, County Agent Training, Baton Rouge, LA. August 20, 2008.

  • Plant Disease Sample Submission through the Louisiana Distance Diagnostic Network (LDDN) County Agent Training, Baton Rouge, LA. August 20, 2008.

  • Molecular Methods Used for Pathogen Detection and Identification, County Agent Training, Baton Rouge, LA. August 20, 2008.

  • Turfgrass Diseases- Identification and Management, Louisiana Turf Association and LSU AgCenter Turf Day, Baton Rouge, LA. January 15, 2008.

  • Ornamental and Turfgrass Diseases and Their Management, Ornamental and Turfgrass Field Day, Baton Rouge, LA. October 9, 2007.

  • Evaluation of Fungicide Combinations for Reduction of Fusarium Infection in Caladium Tubers, Southern Division of American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Tulsa, OK. February 16, 2004.

 

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