Dr. SinghRaghuwinder (Raj) Singh

Associate Professor & Director, Plant Diagnostic Center

434 Life Sciences Bldg
Baton Rouge, LA 70894
Phone: (225) 578-4562
Fax: (225) 578-1415
Email: RSingh@agcenter.lsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae 

 

Education

  • D.P.M., Doctor of Plant Medicine, University of Florida, FL, USA, 2004.
  • M.Sc. Crop Protection, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom, 2001.
  • B.Sc. Agriculture, Honor's in Plant Protection, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India, 1999

Areas of Specialization/Research

  • 100% Extension.
  • Horticulture Pathology Extension Specialist (Fruits and Nuts, Ornamentals, Vegetables, Trees, Turfgrass, Forestry and Christmas Trees)
  • Director, LSU AgCenter Plant Diagnostic Center.
  • Plant Diagnostics and Management; diagnose plant problems caused by biotic and abiotic causes.

Professional Experience

  • July 2018 - Present Associate Professor and Director, Plant Diagnostic Center, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • July 2013 - June 2018 Assistant Professor and Director, Plant Diagnostic Center, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • July 2008 - June 2013 Instructor (Diagnostician), Plant Diagnostic Center, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • March 2007 - June 2008 Extension Associate (Diagnostician), Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • February 2005 - February 2007 Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Entomology & Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • October 2004 - January 2005 Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • October 2002 - August 2004 Graduate Assistant, Plant Disease Clinic, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • September 2001 - September 2002 Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Teaching Experience

  • PLHL 8900 Plant Health Diagnostic Internship, Summer Semester.
  • Plant Health Diagnostic Internship, Fall and Spring Semester.
  • Participate in Teaching PLHL 8800 Plant Pathology Practicum.
  • Guest Lecture; PLHL 7054 Mycology, PLHL 7011 Phytobacteriology, PLHL 7040 Plant Virology, PLHL 4001 Plant Disease Management and Control, PLHL 4000 General Plant Pathology, Hort 4090 Golf Course Maintenance Hort 2022 Installation & Maintenance of Ornamentals in the Landscape II, and Hort 4085 Fruit and Nut Production.
  • Teach Plant Diagnostics to Louisiana Master Gardeners.
  • Extension educational programs.

Professional Society Memberships and Services

  • American Phytopathological Society (APS), Member 2007-present
  • Entomological Society of America, Member 2007-2009
  • APS Diagnostic Committee Chair 2013, Vice Chair 2012
  • APS Plant Pathogen and Disease Detection Committee, Chair 2015, Member 2007-present
  • APS Extension Committee, Member 2013-present
  • Southern Division of APS, Member 2007-present
  • National Plant Diagnostic Network, Member 2007-present
  • Southern Plant Diagnostic Network, Member 2007-present
  • Southern Plant Diagnostic Network Advisory Council, Chair 2011
  • National Clean Plant Network, Tier II governing body, Member 2013-present
  • Louisiana State Horticulture Society, Member 2007-present
  • Louisiana Fruit and Vegetable Grower Association, Member 2013-present
  • Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association, Member 2007-present
  • Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association, Member 2007-present
  • LSU AgCenter Horticulture Extension Committee, Member 2017-present
  • National Agricultural County Agent Association, Member 2007-present
  • Gamma Sigma Delta, LSU AgCenter, Member 2015-present
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi, Louisiana State University, Member 2016-present
  • Senior Editor, Plant Health Progress Journal

Awards

  • National Early Career Professional Award, Epsilon Sigma Phi Extension Professional Society, Wilmington, North Carolina. October 10, 2017.
  • Early Career Professional Award, Epsilon Sigma Phi Extension Professional Society, Hammond, Louisiana. June 6, 2017.
  • Honorary Membership, Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association, Mobile, Alabama. January 19, 2017.
  • Search for Excellence in Commercial or Consumer Horticulture Award National Finalist, National Association of County Agricultural Agents, Little Rock, Arkansas. July 25, 2016.
  • Faculty Distinguished Achievement in Agricultural Award, Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. April 29, 2016.
  • National Agricultural County Agent Association Achievement Award. Sioux Falls, SD. July 12, 2015.
  • Louisiana County Agriculture Agent Association Achievement Award. Monroe, LA. June 2, 2015.
  • LSU AgCenter Floyd Edmiston Award for excellence in planning, implementing and evaluating extension educational programs. Baton Rouge, LA. December 15, 2014.
  • Education Excellence Award. New Orleans Spring Garden Show, New Orleans, LA. April 6, 2013.
  • Honorary Mention for the Plant Health Clinic at the New Orleans Spring Garden Show, New Orleans, LA. April 2, 2011.
  • Honorary Mention for the Plant Health Clinic at the New Orleans Spring Garden Show, New Orleans, LA. April 11, 2010.
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Services in Support of the Plant Biosecurity Symposium, Southern University and A & M College, Baton Rouge, LA. November 12, 2009.
  • Student Travel Award, Southern Division of American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Tulsa, OK. February 17, 2004.
  • Doctor of Plant Medicine Fellowship, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 2001-2002.
  • National Merit Scholarship, Punjab, India, 1993-1995.

Grants

Current ($377,827)

  • $30,000 Southern Plant Diagnostic Network, National Plant Diagnostic Network for the Food and Agriculture Initiative, USDA-NIFA.
  • $27,421 The Continental USA, Hawaii and Puerto Rico Citrus Clean Plant Network, National Clean Plant Network, USDA-NIFA.
  • $87,736 Susceptibility of Commercially Available Satsuma Cultivars to Citrus Canker caused by Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri. USDA-AMS Specialty Crop Grant Administered by Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
  • $98,670 United States Department of Agriculture Farm Bill: Survey of the distribution of Palm diseases caused by phytoplasmas in Louisiana.
  • $134,000 Tabasco Pepper Improvement grant: Mcllheny Company grant to improve Tabasco pepper production.

Previous ($515,985)

From 2008 to 2016 (National Plant Diagnostic Network, $225,000; Citrus and Insect Disease Cooperative Agriculture Pest Survey, 100,000; Louisiana Specialty Crop Grant, $61,650; Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, $51,435; Revenue Generated from Plant Samples, $52,000; Citrus Clean Plant Network, $20,900; PDC Internship Sponsored by Dr. Grady Coburn, $5,000).

Publications

Research Publications

  • Ferguson, M. H., and Singh, R. 2018. First Report of Lethal Yellowing Associated with Phytoplasma Subgroup 16SrIV-A on Silver Date Palm and Chinese Windmill Palm in Louisiana. Plant Dis. 102 (10): 2018.
  • Garcia-Aroca, T., Doyle, V., Singh, R., Price, T., and Collins, K. 2018. First Report of Curvularia leaf spot Caused by Curvularia lunata on Corn in the United States. Plant Health Prog. 19 (2): 140-142.
  • Sharma, S., A. Z. Zaccaron, J.B. Ridenour, Tom Allen, Kassie Conner, Vinson P. Doyle, Trey Price, Edward Sikora, Raghuwinder Singh, Terry Spurlock, Maria Tomaso-Peterson, Tessie Wilkerson, and Burt H. Bluhm. 2018. Draft genome sequence of Xylaria sp., the causal agent of taproot decline of soybean in Southern United States. Data in Brief 17: 129-133.
  • Singh, R., and Ferguson, M. H. 2017. First Report of a 'Candidatus Phytoplasma palmae'-related Subgroup 16SrIV-D Phytoplasma on Trachycarpus fortunei. Australian Plant Dis. Notes 12: 59.
  • Singh, R., and Vinson, D. 2017. Boxwood Dieback caused by Colletotrichum theobromicola: A Diagnostic Guide. Plant Health Prog. 18 (3): 174-180.
  • Allen, T., Bluhm, B., Connor, K., Doyle, V., Price, T., Singh, R., Spurlock, T., Tomaso-Peterson, M., Sikora, E., and Wilkerson, T. 2017. First Description of the Causal Agent of Taproot Decline of Soybean, an Emerging Disease in the Southern United States. Plant Health Prog. 18 (1): 35-40.
  • Singh, R., Valverde, R., Cook, M., and Owings, A. 2016. First Report of Rose Rosette Disease caused by Rose rosette virus on Knock Out Roses in Louisiana. Plant Health Prog. 17 (3): 195-196.
  • Price, T., Singh, R., and Fromme, D. 2015. First Report of Target Spot Caused by Corynespora cassiicola in Louisiana Cotton. Plant Health Progress Vol. 16 (4): 223-224.
  • Singh, R., Price, T., Pagett, B., and Burks, T. 2015. First Report of Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybean Caused by Fusarium virguliforme in Louisiana. Plant health Progress Vol. 16 (4): 163-164.
  • Singh, R., Graney, L., and Williamson, M. 2015. First Report of Boxwood Dieback caused by Colletotrichum theobromicola in the United States. Plant Dis. Vol. 99 (9): 1274.
  • Singh, R., Hollier, C., Burks, T., and Frazier, R. 2015. First Report of Goss's Wilt Caused by Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. nebraskensis in Louisiana. Plant Dis. Vol. 99 (9): 1268.
  • Hollier, C., and Singh, R. 2014. Goss's Wilt: A new Corn Disease in Louisiana. Louisiana Agriculture Vol. 57 (3): 28.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Citrus canker and its impact on Louisiana's citrus industry. Louisiana Agriculture Vol. 57 (1): 30-31.
  • 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 Vol. 92: 108-112.
  • da Silva, W., and Singh, R. 2012. First report of Alternaria alternata causing leaf spot on Aloe vera in Louisiana. Plant Dis. Vol. 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 Dis. Vol. 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 Vol. 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 Dis. Vol. 95 (9): 1192.
  • Singh, R., Ferrin, D., and Huang, Q. 2010. First report of Xylella fastidiosa associated with oleander leaf scorch in Louisiana. Plant Dis. Vol. 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 Vol. 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 Dis. Vol. 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 Vol. 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 Vol. 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 Vol. 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 Vol. 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 Vol. 88 (5): 23.

Extension Publications

Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publications
  • Singh, R. Wilson, M., Owings, A., and Windham, M. 2018. Rose Rosette Disease Identification and Management. LSU AgCenter Publication Misc-278.
  • Singh, R., Beasely, J., and Sanders, K. 2018. Dollar Spot. Louisiana Home Lawn Series. A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Louisiana Lawn. LSU AgCenter Publication 3624-V.
  • Singh, R., Beasely, J., and Sanders, K. 2018. Fairy Ring. Louisiana Home Lawn Series. A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Louisiana Lawn. LSU AgCenter Publication 3624-W.
  • Singh, R., Beasely, J., and Sanders, K. 2018. Gray Leaf Spot. Louisiana Home Lawn Series. A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Louisiana Lawn. LSU AgCenter Publication 3624-X.
  • Singh, R., Beasely, J., and Sanders, K. 2018. Large Patch. Louisiana Home Lawn Series. A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Louisiana Lawn. LSU AgCenter Publication 3624-Y.
  • Singh, R., Beasely, J., and Sanders, K. 2018. Slime Molds. Louisiana Home Lawn Series. A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Louisiana Lawn. LSU AgCenter Publication 3624-Z.
  • Singh, R., Beasely, J., and Sanders, K. 2018. St. Augustine Decline. Louisiana Home Lawn Series. A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Louisiana Lawn. LSU AgCenter Publication 3624-AA.
  • Singh, R., Beasely, J., and Sanders, K. 2018. Take All Root Rot. Louisiana Home Lawn Series. A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Louisiana Lawn. LSU AgCenter Publication 3624-BB.
  • Singh, R. 2017. Lethal Yellowing of Palms. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3618.
  • Fontenot, K., Sexton, M., Singh, R., Brown, S., Strahan, R., and Koske, T. 2016. "Alliums", Vegetable Gardening Tips, Growing Information for the Home Gardener Series. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Publication 2318.
  • Fontenot, K., Sexton, M., Singh, R., Brown, S., Strahan, R., and Koske, T. 2016. "Cole Crops", Vegetable Gardening Tips, Growing Information for the Home Gardener Series. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Publication 2310.
  • Fontenot, K., Sexton, M., Singh, R., Brown, S., Strahan, R., and Koske, T. 2016. "Beans", Vegetable Gardening Tips, Growing Information for the Home Gardener Series. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Publication 2309.
  • Fontenot, K., Sexton, M., Singh, R., Brown, S., Strahan, R., and Koske, T. 2016. "Chinese Cabbage", Vegetable Gardening Tips, Growing Information for the Home Gardener Series. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Publication 2153.
  • Fontenot, K., Sexton, M., Singh, R., Brown, S., Strahan, R., and Koske, T. 2016. "Sweet Corn", Vegetable Gardening Tips, Growing Information for the Home Gardener Series. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Publication 2152.
  • Fontenot, K., Sexton, M., Singh, R., Brown, S., Strahan, R., and Koske, T. 2016. "Peppers", Vegetable Gardening Tips, Growing Information for the Home Gardener Series. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Publication 2132.
  • Fontenot, K., Sexton, M., Singh, R., Brown, S., Strahan, R., and Koske, T. 2016. "Squash and Pumpkin", Vegetable Gardening Tips, Growing Information for the Home Gardener Series. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Publication 2054.
  • Fontenot, K., Sexton, M., Singh, R., Brown, S., Strahan, R., and Koske, T. 2016. "Eggplant", Vegetable Gardening Tips, Growing Information for the Home Gardener Series. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Publication 1986.
  • Fontenot, K., Sexton, M., Singh, R., Brown, S., Strahan, R., and Koske, T. 2016. "Cucumber", Vegetable Gardening Tips, Growing Information for the Home Gardener Series. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Publication 1981.
  • Fontenot, K., Sexton, M., Singh, R., Brown, S., Strahan, R., and Koske, T. 2016. "Irish Potato", Vegetable Gardening Tips, Growing Information for the Home Gardener Series. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Publication 1903.
  • Fontenot, K., Sexton, M., Singh, R., Brown, S., Strahan, R., and Koske, T. 2016. "Tomato", Vegetable Gardening Tips, Growing Information for the Home Gardener Series. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Publication 1902.
  • Singh, R. Owings, A., Morgan, A., and Vaughn, A. 2016. Home Citrus Production Guide. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 1234 (revised).
  • Singh R. 2015. Plant Diagnostic Center Serves Louisiana. Louisianan Agriculture Vol. 58 (4): 26.
  • Singh, R., Owings, A., and Morgan, J. 2015. Rose Disease Found for First Time in Louisiana. Louisiana Agriculture Vol. 58 (4): 27.
  • Singh, R. 2015. Bacterial Gall on Loropetalum. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3479.
  • Singh, R. 2015. Fusarium Wilt of Canary Island Date Palm. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3472.
  • Singh, R. 2015. Take-All Root Rot. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3161 (revised).
  • Singh, R. 2015. Ball Moss. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3481.
  • Singh, R. 2015. Lichens. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3423.
  • Singh, R., and Roussel, C. 2015. Bitter Rot of Apples. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3420.
  • Singh, R. 2015. Sweet Olive Leaf Scorch. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3368.
  • Co-author, 2015. Plant Disease Management Guide. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 1802.
  • Co-author, 2014. Louisiana Home Vegetable Gardening. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3000.
  • Singh, R., and Owings, A. 2014. Boxwood Blight. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3361.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Citrus Greening. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3359.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Sweet Basil Downy Mildew. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3358.
  • Singh, R., and Owings, A. 2014. Rose Rosette Disease. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3355.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Plant Diagnostic Center 2012 and 2013 Progress Report. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication Misc-107.
  • Co-author, 2014. Plant Disease Management Guide. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 1802.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Texas Phoenix Palm Decline Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3351.
  • Singh, R. 2013. Citrus Canker. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3269.
  • Singh, R. 2012. Plant Diagnostic Center Report 2010 and 2011. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication MISC-90.
  • Singh, R. 2012. Chapter 4, the Plant Diagnostic Center; in the Plant Disease Management Guide. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 1802.
  • Singh, R., and Ferrin, D. 2011. Sweet Orange Scab and Citrus Scab Disease Identification Card. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication 3215.
  • Singh, R., and Ferrin, D. 2011. Plant Diagnostic Center Brochure. LSU AgCenter Publication MISC-41.
  • Singh, R., and Ferrin, D. 2011. Rapid Turfgrass Diagnostics Brochure. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication -42.
  • Singh, R. 2011. Plant Diagnostic Center Report 2009 and 2010. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication.
  • 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.
  • Ferrin, D., and Singh, R. 2009. Leaf and Crown Rot of Liriope. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication.
  • Singh, R. 2009. Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic report 2007 and 2008. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Publication.

Ornamental Horticulture Newsletters Publication

  • Singh, R. 2018. Citrus canker. LSU AgCenter Ornamental Update November 2018.
  • Singh, R. 2018. Bacterial Leaf Scorch of Landscape Trees and Woody Ornamentals. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 63: 24.
  • Singh, R. 2018. Bacterial Leaf Scorch of Landscape Trees and Woody Ornamentals. LSU AgCenter Horticulture Hints, September 2018. 
  • Singh, R. 2018. Bacterial Leaf Scorch of Landscape Trees and Woody Ornamentals. LSU AgCenter Ornamental Update August 2018.
  • Singh, R. 2018. Armillaria Root Rot of Woody Ornamental, Fruits and Trees. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 62: 22.
  • Singh, R. 2018. Exobasidium leaf gall. LSU AgCenter Horticulture Hints, summer 2018.
  • Singh, R. 2018. Chinese windmill palm, a new host of date palm lethal decline. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 61: 28.
  • Singh, R. 2018. Common Plant Disorders in Home Vegetable Gardens. LSU AgCenter Horticulture Hints, spring 2018.
  • Singh, R. 2018. Deadly Palm Disease Detected in Louisiana. Louisiana State Horticulture Society Newsletter Volume 13: 22-23.
  • Singh, R. 2017. Lethal Yellowing of Palms. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 60: 23.
  • Singh, R. 2017. Lethal Yellowing of Palms Detected in Louisiana. LSU AgCenter Horticulture Hints, winter 2017.
  • Singh, R. 2017. Entomosporium Leaf Spot. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 59: 19.
  • Singh, R. 2017. How to Differentiate Boxwood Dieback caused by Colletotrichum theobromicola from other important diseases and disorders of Boxwood. LSU AgCenter Horticulture Field Day Handbook. October 11, 2017.
  • Singh, R. 2017. How to Manage Phytophthora in Commercial Landscape. LSU AgCenter Horticulture Field Day Handbook. October 11, 2017.
  • Singh, R. 2017. Plant Disease Management in Home Vegetable Gardens. LSU AgCenter Horticulture Hints, fall 2017.
  • Singh, R. 2017. Management of Phytophthora aka Plant Destroyer in Louisiana Landscapes. LSU AgCenter Ornamental Update Monthly Newsletter. September 9, 2017.
  • Singh, R. 2017. Southern bacterial wilt and southern blight of tomatoes, bell peppers and eggplants. LSU AgCenter Horticulture Hints, summer 2017,
  • Singh, R. 2017. Citrus Diseases and Quarantine Update. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 58: 19.
  • Singh, R. 2017. Recognizing and Managing Diseases in the Home Vegetable Garden, Louisiana State Horticulture Society Newsletter Volume 7: 9-11.
  • Singh, R. 2017. Large Patch. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 57: 14.
  • Singh, R. 2016. Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot Management in Landscapes. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 56: 12.
  • Singh, R. 2016. Ball Moss. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 55: 10.
  • Singh, R. 2016. Fatal Diseases of Palm in Louisiana. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Special Industry Outreach, Education, Marketing News, July-August 2016.
  • Singh, R. 2016. Exobasidium Galls of Camellia and Azalea. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 54: 10.
  • Singh, R. 2016. Lichens. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 53: 12.
  • Singh, R., and Owings, A. 2015. Rose rosette disease confirmed in Louisiana. Louisiana State Horticulture Society Newsletter Vol. 1 (6): 5-6.
  • Singh, R. 2015. Loropetalum Stem Gall. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 52: 12.
  • Singh, R. 2015. Rose rosette disease detected in Louisiana. NPDN Newsletter Vol. 10: 6.
  • Singh, R. 2015. Take-all Patch. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 51: 12.
  • Singh, R. 2015. Boxwood Blight. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 50: 12.
  • Singh, R. 2015. Sweet Olive Leaf Scorch. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 49: 12.
  • Singh, R. 2015. New Boxwood Disease Documented in U.S. Louisiana State Horticulture Society Journal Vol. 10: 36.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Boxwood Dieback. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 48: 19.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Important New Disease Diagnosed in Boxwood. LSU AgCenter Ornamental Horticulture E-News Update. September 2014.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Citrus Greening. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 47: 17.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Rose Rosette Disease. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 46: 17.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Texas Phoenix Palm Decline. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 45: 17.
  • Singh, R., and Owings, A. 2014. Get the Facts About Rose Rosette Disease. LSU AgCenter Ornamental Horticulture E-News Update. February 2014.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Texas Phoenix Palm Decline Confirmed in Louisiana. National Plant Diagnostic Network Newsletter Vol. 9: 1.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Texas Phoenix Palm Decline Found for First Time in New Orleans. LSU AgCenter Ornamental Horticulture E-News Update. January 2014.
  • Singh, R. 2014. Leaf and Crown Rot of Liriope. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 44: 1.
  • Singh, R. 2013. Citrus Canker. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 43: 3.
  • Singh, R. 2013. Armillaria Root Rot of Roses. Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 42: 2.
  • Singh, R. 2012. Armillaria Root Rot of 'Knock Out' Roses. Tri County Rose Society Bud n Bloom Quarterly Newsletter. June, 2012.

Selected Abstracts

  • Singh, R., Doyle, V., Conner, K., Munster, M., Williamson, M., and Williams-Woodward, J. L. 2018. Current status of boxwood dieback caused by Colletotrichum theobromicola in the United States. APS-Southern Division Meeting.
  • Allen, T., Bluhm, B., Conner, K., Doyle, V., Price, T., Singh, R., Spurlock, T., Tomaso-Peterson, M., Wilkerson, T. 2017. Taproot decline. First Report of a Previously Unknown Disease of Soybean. APS-Southern Division Meeting. Phytopathology 107:S3.9.
  • Singh, R. 2017. LSU AgCenter plant Diagnostic Center Annual Report. APS-Southern Division Meeting. Phytopathology 107: S3.11.
  • Tomaso-Peterson, M., Allen, T. W., Price, P., Singh, R., and Spurlock, T. N. 2016. Characterization of taproot decline in southern soybean. Proc. of the Southern Soybean Disease Workers 43rd Annual Meeting, Pensacola, FL.
  • Herrera, C., Bush, E., Kuehny, J., and Singh, R. 2014. Isolating Crown Rot Disease Organisms in a Nursery Production System. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Meeting. Orlando, Florida, July 28-30, 2014.
  • Singh, R., Hardy, T. N., and Spitzer, W. E. 2014. Citrus canker: another hurricane for Louisiana's citrus industry. Southern Division of American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. Dallas, Texas. February 1-3, 2014.
  • Hollier C., Singh, R., and Frazier, R. L. 2014. Goss's Wilt in Louisiana: Incidence, Severity, and Loss. Southern Division of American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. Dallas, Texas. February 1-3, 2014.
  • Caldera, M., Ham, J., and Singh, R. 2013. Development of a Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification for Detection of Burkholderia glumae. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. Austin, Texas. August 8-14, 2013.
  • 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, California. July 21-26, 2013.
  • 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).