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2015 review

Phylogenetic, taxonomic and functional diversity of fungal denitrifiers and associated N2O production efficacy

[Review of ]. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 83, 160–175.

author keywords: Fungal denitrification; Nitrous oxide; Fusarium; Aspergillus; Sordariomycetes; Eurotiomycetes
TL;DR: Challenges with assessment of fungal N2O-producing activity across genera are described, prospects for future studies are suggested and species diversity is discussed in order to gain knowledge of important taxonomic and phylogenetic groups mediating N 2O production and provide insight on ecological cues associated with fungalN2O production. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Non-Native Ambrosia Beetles as Opportunistic Exploiters of Living but Weakened Trees

PLOS ONE, 10(7).

By: C. Ranger*, P. Schultz*, S. Frank n, J. Chong* & M. Reding*

MeSH headings : Acer / metabolism; Acer / parasitology; Animals; Behavior, Animal / drug effects; Cornus / metabolism; Cornus / parasitology; Ethanol / metabolism; Ethanol / pharmacology; Floods; Host-Parasite Interactions; Larva / physiology; Plant Stems / metabolism; Plant Stems / parasitology; Quercus / metabolism; Quercus / parasitology; Species Specificity; Stress, Physiological; Trees / metabolism; Trees / parasitology; Weevils / drug effects; Weevils / physiology; Zygote / physiology
TL;DR: This study demonstrates the host-selection strategy exhibited by X. germanus and X. crassiusculus in non-native habitats involves detection of stress-induced ethanol emission and early colonization of living but weakened trees. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Influence of soil inorganic nitrogen and root diameter size on legume cover crop root decomposition and nitrogen release

PLANT AND SOIL, 393(1-2), 57–68.

author keywords: Legume cover crops; Root decomposition; Fine and coarse roots; Nitrogen release
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Enhanced diversity and aflatoxigenicity in interspecific hybrids of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus

MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 24(8), 1889–1909.

By: R. Olarte n, C. Worthington n, B. Horn*, G. Moore*, R. Singh n, J. Monacell n, J. Dorner*, E. Stone n, D. Xie n, I. Carbone n

author keywords: allopolyploid; array comparative genome hybridization; flow cytometry; meiosis; population
MeSH headings : Aflatoxins / biosynthesis; Aspergillus / classification; Aspergillus / genetics; Aspergillus flavus / genetics; Comparative Genomic Hybridization; Genes, Mating Type, Fungal; Genotype; Genotyping Techniques; Hybridization, Genetic; Molecular Sequence Data; Phenotype; Phylogeny; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Sterigmatocystin / analogs & derivatives; Sterigmatocystin / biosynthesis
TL;DR: The results suggest that hybridization is an important diversifying force resulting in the genesis of novel toxin profiles in these agriculturally important fungi. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Elevated Genetic Diversity in the Emerging Blueberry Pathogen Exobasidium maculosum

PLOS ONE, 10(7).

MeSH headings : Basidiomycota / genetics; Basidiomycota / isolation & purification; Blueberry Plants / classification; Blueberry Plants / microbiology; DNA, Fungal / analysis; Fruit / genetics; Fruit / microbiology; Genetic Variation; Molecular Sequence Data; Multilocus Sequence Typing / methods; Mycological Typing Techniques / methods; Organ Specificity; Phylogeny; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plant Leaves / genetics; Plant Leaves / microbiology; Sequence Analysis, DNA / methods
TL;DR: The results suggest that the emergence of Exobasidium leaf and fruit spot is not due to a recent introduction or host shift, or the recent evolution of aggressive genotypes of E. maculosum, but more likely as a result of an increasing host population or an environmental change. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Divergent host preferences of above- and below-ground Culex pipiens mosquitoes and their hybrid offspring

Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 29(2), 115–123.

By: M. Fritz, E. Walker, J. Miller, D. Severson & I. Dworkin

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Diet quality mitigates intraspecific larval competition in Drosophila suzukii

ENTOMOLOGIA EXPERIMENTALIS ET APPLICATA, 156(1), 59–65.

By: J. Hardin n, D. Kraus n & H. Burrack n

author keywords: nutrition; development; carbohydrates; sterols; invasive species; raspberry; Rubus idaeus; Diptera; Drosophilidae; spotted wing drosophila; Rosaceae
TL;DR: Drosophila suzukii management may need to account for both host nutritional quality and relative competition to accurately predict turnover and geographic expansion, and there is evidence that larvae compensated in both low‐quality diets by extending development time, which could have consequences for population dynamics. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Characterization and colonization of endomycorrhizal Rhizoctonia fungi in the medicinal herb Anoectochilus formosanus (Orchidaceae)

Mycorrhiza, 25(6), 431–445.

By: J. Jiang*, Y. Lee*, M. Cubeta n & L. Chen*

author keywords: Orchid mycorrhizae; Rhizoctonia; Anastomosis group; Symbiotic germination; Tissue-cultured seedling
MeSH headings : Biomass; Mycorrhizae / classification; Mycorrhizae / isolation & purification; Mycorrhizae / physiology; Orchidaceae / microbiology; Plant Development; Plants, Medicinal / microbiology; Rhizoctonia / classification; Rhizoctonia / isolation & purification; Rhizoctonia / physiology; Seedlings / microbiology; Seeds / microbiology; Symbiosis
TL;DR: The results suggest that isolates in clade I may represent an important group associated with native populations of A. formosanus and can vary in their ability to establish a symbiotic association with A.formosanus. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Characterisation of, and entomopathogenic studies on, Pristionchus aerivorus (Cobb in Merrill & Ford, 1916) Chitwood, 1937 (Rhabditida: Diplogastridae) from North Carolina, USA

Characterisation of, and entomopathogenic studies on, Pristionchus aerivorus (Cobb in Merrill & Ford, 1916) Chitwood, 1937 (Rhabditida: Diplogastridae) from North Carolina, USA. NEMATOLOGY, 17, 567–580.

author keywords: Chroniodiplogaster; description; DNA sequencing; molecular; morphology; phylogeny; SEM; taxonomy
TL;DR: During a survey of entomopathogenic nematodes in North Carolina, USA, a Pristionchusspecies was recovered using the Galleriabait method and preliminary tests revealed that this nematode is capable of infecting at least two other insect species under laboratory conditions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Adaptive contraction of diet breadth affects sexual maturation and specific nutrient consumption in an extreme generalist omnivore

Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 28(4), 906–916.

By: K. Jensen n, C. Schal n & J. Silverman n

author keywords: adaptation; deterrence; fructose; geometric framework; glucose aversion; life history evolution; nutritional ecology; oocyte development; protein; toxin
MeSH headings : Adaptation, Physiological / physiology; Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena; Animals; Body Weight; Cockroaches / physiology; Feeding Behavior / physiology; Female; Fructose / pharmacology; Glucose / pharmacology; Oocytes / drug effects; Oocytes / physiology; Sexual Maturation
TL;DR: This study illustrates how an evolutionary change in the chemosensory system may affect the evolution of other traits that govern animal life histories through endocrine adjustments which reduce requirements for energetic fuels. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 review

A Critical Assessment of Vector Control for Dengue Prevention

[Review of ]. PLOS NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES, 9(5).

By: N. Achee*, F. Gould n, T. Perkins*, R. Reiner*, A. Morrison*, S. Ritchie*, D. Gubler*, R. Teyssou*, T. Scott*

MeSH headings : Aedes / virology; Animals; Dengue / epidemiology; Dengue / prevention & control; Dengue Virus / physiology; Epidemics / prevention & control; Humans; Insect Vectors / virology; Mosquito Control / methods; Public Health
TL;DR: The Partnership for Dengue Control (PDC), a multi-sponsored and independent initiative, convened a meeting of international experts during November 2013 in Washington, DC, to critically assess existing vector control interventions and tools under development. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Volatility of mutator phenotypes at single cell resolution

PLoS Genetics, 11(4).

By: S. Kennedy, E. Schultz, T. Chappell, B. Kohrn, G. Knowels & A. Herr

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Seasonal cycles, phylogenetic assembly, and functional diversity of orchid bee communities

ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 5(9), 1896–1907.

author keywords: Biodiversity patterns; euglossini; orchid bees; pollinators
TL;DR: Investigating the structure, diversity, and assembly of euglossine bee communities through time in relation to seasonal climatic cycles found that functional trait diversity, evenness, and divergence remained constant during all seasons in all communities. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 review

Relationship between invasion success and colony breeding structure in a subterranean termite

[Review of ]. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 24(9), 2125–2142.

By: E. Perdereau*, A. Bagneres*, E. Vargo n, G. Baudouin*, Y. Xu*, P. Labadie n, S. Dupont*, F. Dedeine*

author keywords: breeding structure; invasion genetics; microsatellites; neoteny; Reticulitermes flavipes; sociality
MeSH headings : Animals; Chile; DNA, Mitochondrial / genetics; France; Genetic Variation; Genetics, Population; Introduced Species; Isoptera / genetics; Isoptera / physiology; Louisiana; Microsatellite Repeats; Reproduction / physiology; Sequence Analysis, DNA
TL;DR: The finding that the New Orleans population exhibits the same breeding structure as its related introduced populations suggests that this native population is pre‐adapted to invade new ranges, and is likely to play an important role during the invasion process. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 review

Origin of termite eusociality: trophallaxis integrates the social, nutritional, and microbial environments

[Review of ]. ECOLOGICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 40(4), 323–335.

By: C. Nalepa n

author keywords: Alloparental care; microbiome; nitrogen conservation; one piece nest; social environment; subsociality; symbionts; trophallaxis
TL;DR: This work has concluded that termites are a monophyletic clade embedded within the paraphyletic cockroaches, and sister group to the biparental, wood‐feeding cockroach Cryptocercus, and the latter is an appropriate model for testing assumptions regarding early termite evolution. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Nourishment level affects caste-related gene expression in Polistes wasps

BMC GENOMICS, 16.

By: A. Berens*, J. Hunt n & A. Toth*

author keywords: Phenotypic plasticity; Nourishment; Social castes; Transcriptomics; Polistes
MeSH headings : Animals; Computational Biology; Gene Expression Regulation; Genome; Insect Proteins / genetics; Larva / genetics; Larva / growth & development; Lipid Metabolism / genetics; Phenotype; Reproduction / genetics; Sequence Analysis, RNA; Transcriptome; Up-Regulation; Wasps / genetics; Wasps / growth & development
TL;DR: RNA-sequencing was used to investigate the gene expression changes in response to proteinaceous nourishment deprivation in Polistes metricus larvae, and found that nourishment restriction only partially biased wasp gene expression patterns toward worker caste-like traits, supporting the notion that nourishment, in conjunction with social environment, is a determinant of developmental caste bias. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Nest Suitability, Fine-Scale Population Structure and Male-Mediated Dispersal of a Solitary Ground Nesting Bee in an Urban Landscape

PLOS ONE, 10(5).

MeSH headings : Animals; Bees / genetics; Bees / physiology; Female; Genetic Variation; Genotype; Humans; Male; Microsatellite Repeats; Models, Genetic; Pollination; Population Density; Population Dynamics; Urban Renewal
TL;DR: The fine-scale population structure of the solitary bee Colletes inaequalis in an urbanized landscape is investigated and the importance of density and distribution of suitable nesting patches for enhancing bee population abundance and connectivity in human dominated habitats is emphasized. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Molecular and Functional Analyses of a Maize Autoactive NB-LRR Protein Identify Precise Structural Requirements for Activity

PLOS Pathogens, 11(2), e1004674.

By: G. Wang n, J. Ji*, F. EI-Kasmi*, J. Dangl*, G. Johal* & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: G. Wang n, J. Ji*, . F. EI-Kasmi, J. Dangl*, G. Johal* & P. Balint-Kurti n

Ed(s): D. Mackey

MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Cloning, Molecular; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genetic Loci; Leucine-Rich Repeat Proteins; Mutagenesis, Site-Directed; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Proteins / chemistry; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / physiology; Plants, Genetically Modified; Protein Structure, Tertiary; Proteins / chemistry; Proteins / genetics; Proteins / physiology; Signal Transduction; Structure-Activity Relationship; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / immunology; Zea mays / metabolism
TL;DR: Several novel insights are reported into the precise structural requirement for NLR function and informs efforts towards utilizing these proteins for engineering disease resistance. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Bacterial etiolation of creeping bentgrass as influenced by biostimulants and trinexapac-ethyl

CROP PROTECTION, 72, 119–126.

author keywords: Turfgrass; Disease; Bacteria; Etiolation; Biostimulant; Trinexapac-ethyl
TL;DR: The results support the necessity of identifying bacteria associated with etiolation as variable effects were observed with TE treatments and should be considered when developing plant growth regulator programs if etiolated turfgrass plants are problematic. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Transcriptome changes in Fusarium verticillioides caused by mutation in the transporter-like gene FST1

BMC Microbiology, 15.

By: C. Niu*, G. Payne n & C. Woloshuk*

MeSH headings : Fungal Proteins / genetics; Fungal Proteins / metabolism; Fusarium / chemistry; Fusarium / cytology; Fusarium / drug effects; Fusarium / genetics; Gene Deletion; Gene Expression Profiling; Gene Expression Regulation, Fungal; Hydrogen Peroxide / toxicity; Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions; Membrane Transport Proteins / genetics; Membrane Transport Proteins / metabolism; Molecular Sequence Data; Mycelium / chemistry; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Spores, Fungal / cytology; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: The study provides evidence that disruption of FST1 causes several metabolic and developmental defects in F. verticillioides, and supports the hypothesis that F ST1 functions within the framework of environmental sensing. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

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