Publications from 2022

Arnoldussen, B., Alhamid, J., Mo, C., Zhang, X., Wang, P., Zhang, Q., & Whiting, M. D. (2022). Cellulose nanocrystal dispersions improve cold tolerance in developing apple flowers. Acta Horticulturae, 1346, 407–412.

Arnoldussen, B., Alhamid, J., Wang, P., Mo, C., Zhang, X., Zhang, Q., & Whiting, M. D. (2022). Internal freezing and heat loss of apple (Malus domestica Borkh.) and sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) reproductive buds are decreased with cellulose nanocrystal dispersions. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, 949537.

Beaver-Kanuya, E., Szostek, S. A., & Harper, S. J. (2022). Specific detection of Malus- and Pyrus-infecting viroids by real-time reverse-transcription quantitative PCR assays. Journal of Virological Methods, 300, 114395.

Bhattarai, U., & Karkee, M. (2022). A weakly-supervised approach for flower/fruit counting in apple orchards. Computers in Industry, 138, 103635.

Bhusal, S. Bhattarai, U., Karkee, M., Majeed, Y., & Zhang, Q. (2022). Automated execution of pest bird deterrence system using a programmable unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 198, 106972.

Chandel, A. K., Moyer, M. M., Keller, M., Khot, L., & Hoheisel, G. A. (2022) Soil and Climate Geographic Information System Data-Derived Risk Mapping for Grape Phylloxera in Washington State. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, 827393.

Chandel, A. K., Amogi, B., Knot, L., Stockle, C. O., Peters, T. (2022). Digitizing Crop Water Use with Data-Driven Approaches. Resource Magazine, 29(4), 14-16.

Chandel, A. K., Moyer, M. M., Keller, M., Khot, L. R., & Hoheisel, G. A. (2022). Soil and Climate Geographic Information System Data-Derived Risk Mapping for Grape Phylloxera in Washington State. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, 827393.

Clements, J., Barbour, J., Haylett, M., Nelson, B., Bradford, B., & Walsh, D. (2022). Examining historical rates of leafcutting bee brood cell pathogens, parasitoids, and predators to establish baseline infectivity rates for alfalfa seed growers. Journal of Economic Entomology, 115(4), 1170-1176.

Clements, J., Haylett, M., Nelson, B., Shumate, S., Young, N., Bradford, B., Walsh, D., & Lamour, K. (2022). Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Reveals Unique Trends in Pathogen and Parasitoid Infestations of Alfalfa Leafcutting Brood Cells. Journal of Insect Science, 22(4).

Crump, W. W., Peace, C., Zhang, Z., & McCord, P. (2022). Fruit cracking and firmness DNA test development and evaluation in sweet cherry. Fruit Research, 2(14).

Das, S., Porter, L. D., Ma, Y., Coyne, C. J., Chaves-Cordoba, B., & Rayapati, N. A. (2022). Resistance in lentil (Lens culinaris) genetic resources to the pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum). Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata, 170(8), 755-769.

East, K. E., Zasada, I. A., Schreiner, R. P., & Moyer, M. M. (2022). Irrigation and Rootstocks to Manage Northern Root-Knot Nematode in Wine Grape Vineyard Establishment. Plant Health Progress, 23(1), 49-56.

Guo, J., Duan, J., Yang, Z., & Karkee, M. (2022). De-Handing Technologies for Banana Postharvest Operations—Updates and Challenges. Agriculture 12(11), 1821.

Hobbs, M. B., Vengco, S. M., Bolton, S. L., Bettiga, L. J., Moyer, M. M., & Cooper, M. C. (2022). Adoption of Best Management Practices for Grapevine Leafroll and Red Blotch Diseases: A Survey of West Coast Growers. PhytoFrontiers 2(3), 181-191.

Islam, M. S., McCord, P., Read, Q., Qin, L., Lipka, A., Sood, S., Todd, J., & Olatoye, M. (2022).  Accuracy of genomic prediction of yield and sugar traits in Saccharum spp. hybrids. Agriculture 12(9), 1436.

James, D. G., Schaefer, M., Easton, K. K., & Carl, A. (2022). Reply to Davis, A. K. Monarchs Reared in Winter in California Are Not Large Enough to Be Migrants. Comment on “James et al. First Population Study on Winter Breeding Monarch Butterflies, Danaus plexippus (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in the Urban South Bay of San Francisco, California. Insects 2021, 12, 946.” Insects, 13(1), 64.

Kalyanaraman, A., Burnett, M., Fern, A., Khot, L. R., & Viers, J. (2022). Special report: The AgAID AI institute for transforming workforce and decision support in agriculture. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 197, 106944.

Keller, M., Scheele-Baldinger, R., Ferguson, J. C., Tarara, J. M., & Mills, L. J. (2022). Inflorescence temperature influences fruit set, phenology, and sink strength of Cabernet Sauvignon grape berries. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, 864892.

Khot, L. R. (2022). Air-assisted velocity profiles and perceptive canopy interactions of commercial airblast sprayers used in Pacific Northwest perennial specialty crop production. Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, 24(1), 78-89.

Kim, I., Lew, B., Zhao, Y., Korban, S., Choi, Y., & Kim, K. (2022). Biocontrol of fire blight via microcapsule-mediated delivery of Pantoea agglomerans E325 to apple blossoms. BioControl, 67, 433-442.

Kuhn, J. H., Adkins, S., Alkhovsky, S. V., Avšič-Županc, T., Ayllón, M. A., Bahl, J., Balkema-Buschmann, A., Ballinger, M. J., Bandte, M., Beer, M., Bejerman, N., Bergeron, É., Biedenkopf, N., Bigarré, L., Blair, C. D., Blasdell, K. R., Bradfute, S. B., Briese, T., … Rayapati, N. A., … Økland, A. L.(2022). 2022 taxonomic update of phylum Negarnaviricota (Riboviria: Orthornavirae), including the large orders Bunyavirales and Mononegavirales. Archives of Virology, 167(12), 2857–2906.

Lehr P., Hernández-Montes, E. , Ludwig-Müller, J., Keller, M., & Zörb, C. (2022). Abscisic acid and proline are not equivalent markers for heat, drought, and combined stress in grapevines. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 28(1), 119-130.

Liu, J., Zhang, X., Deng, S., Wang, H., & Zhao, Y. F. (2022). Thiamine is required for virulence and survival of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 on tomatoes. Frontiers in Microbiology, 13, 903258.

Lohan, S., Narang, M., Singh, M., Singh, D., Sidhu, H., Singh, S., & Karkee, M. (2022). Design and development of remotecontrol system for twowheel paddy transplanter. Journal of Field Robotics, 39(3), 177-187.

Lu, S., Chen, W., Zhang, X., & Karkee, M. (2022). Canopy-attention-YOLOv4-based immature/mature apple fruit detection on dense-foliage tree architectures for early crop load estimation. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 193, 106696.

Lu, S., Liu, X., He, Z., Zhang, X., Liu, W., & Karkee, M. (2022). Swin-Transformer-YOLOv5 for Real-Time Wine Grape Bunch Detection. Remote Sensing, 14(22), 5853.

Lukas, S., Singh, S., DeVetter, L. W., &Davenport, J. R. (2022). Leaf Tissue Macronutrient Standards for Northern Highbush Blueberry Grown in Contrasting Environments. Plants, 11(23), 3376.

McCord, P. (2022). Register of New Fruit and Nut Cultivars List 51: Cherry-Sweet. American Society for Horticulture Science, 57(9), 1190-1193.

McCord, P., Hewitt, S., & Dhingra, A. (2022).  Nanopore sequencing data and structural variants identified in Prunus avium seedlings derived through mutagenesis.  Data in Brief, 43, 108384.

McCoy, M. L., Hoheisel, G.-A., Khot, L. R., & Moyer, M. M. (2022). Adjusting Air-Assistance and Nozzle Style for Optimized Airblast Sprayer Use in Eastern Washington Vineyards. Catalyst: Discovery into Practice, 6(1), 9-19.

Molaei, B., Chandel, A. K., Peters, R. T., Khot, L. R., & Vargas, J. Q. (2022). Investigating lodging in spearmint with overhead sprinklers compared to drag hoses using entropy values from low altitude RGB-imagery. Information Processing in Agriculture, 9(2), 335-341.

Molaei, B., Peters, R. T., Khot, L. R., & Stockle, C. O. (2022). Assessing Suitability of Auto-Selection of Hot and Cold Anchor Pixels of the UAS-METRIC Model for Developing Crop Water Use Maps. Remote Sensing, 14(18), 4454.

Moyer, M. M., Newhouse, J., & Mireles, M. S. (2022). Performance of Early Fruit-zone Leaf Removal in Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in an Arid Climate. Catalyst: Discovery into Practice, 6(1), 20-29.

Pardini, C. A., Espiñola-Arredondo, A., & Moyer, M. M. (2022) Cooperation and Compensation to Mitigate Fungicide Resistance. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 73(3), 198-203.

Ranjan, R., Sinha, R., Khot, L. R., & Whiting, M. D. (2022). Thermal-RGB imagery and in-field weather sensing derived sweet cherry wetness prediction model. Scientia Horticulturae, 294, 110782.

Rathnayake, A. P., Sahni, R. K., Khot, L. R., Hoheisel, G. A., & Zhu, H. (2022). Intelligent sprayer spray rates optimization to efficiently apply chemicals in modern apple orchards. Journal of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 65(6), 1411-1411.

Saballos, A., Soler-Garzón, A., Brooks, M., Hart, J. P., Lipka, A. E., Miklas, P., Peachey, R. E., Tranel, P. J. & Williams II, M. M. (2022). Multiple Genomic Regions Govern Tolerance to Sulfentrazone in Snap Bean (Phaseolus Vulgaris L.). Frontiers in Agronomy, 4, 869770.

Sadeghi, S. H., & Peters, R. T. (2022). An Explicit Equation to the Maximum Water Application Depth in Center Pivot Irrigation. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 148(11), 869770.

Sadeghi, S. H., Saedi, S. I., Peters, R. T., & Stockle, C. O. (2022). Towards Improving the Global Water Application Uniformity of Centre Pivots through Lateral Speed Adjustment. Biosystems Engineering, 215, 215-227.

Saedi, S. I. & Peters, R.T. (2022). Prediction of wind drift and evaporation losses in sprinkler irrigation systems using artificial neural networks. Iran Irrigation and Drainage Journal, 16(3), 537-549.

Sahni, R. K., Ranjan, R., Khot, L. R., Hoheisel, G.-A., Grieshop, M. J. (2022). Reservoir Units Optimization in Pneumatic Spray Delivery-Based Fixed Spray System for Large-Scale Commercial Adaptation. Sustainability, 14(17), 10843.

Sahni, R., Ranjan, R., Hoheisel, G., Khot, L., Beers, E., & Grieshop, M. (2022). Pneumatic spray delivery based solid set canopy delivery system for control of OBLR and codling moth in a high-density modern apple orchard. Pest Management Science, 78(11), 4793-4801.

Sangjan, W., Marzougui, A., Mattinson, D. S., Schroeder, B. K., Bates, A. A., Khot, L. R., & Sankaran, S. (2022). Identification of volatile biomarkers for high-throughput sensing of soft rot and Pythium leak diseases in stored potatoes. Food Chemistry, 370, 130910.

Saxena, A., Pesantez-Cabrera, P., Ballapragada, R., Lam, K. H., Keller, M. & Fern, A. (2022). Grape cold hardiness prediction via multi-task learning. arXiv, 2209.10585. 

Schrader, M. J., Rathnayake, A. P., & Khot, L. R. (2022). Horticultural Oil Thermotherapy Delivery System for Perennial Specialty Crops: A-Proof-of-Concept and Preliminary Results. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 38(2), 461-468.

Schrader, M. J., Smytheman, P. R., Beers, E. H., & Khot, L. R. (2022). An Open-Source Low-Cost Imaging System Plug-In for Pheromone Traps Aiding Remote Insect Pest Population Monitoring in Fruit Crops. Machines, 10(1), 52.

Shao, W., Wang, J., Wang, H., Wen, Z., Liu, C., Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y. F., & Ma, Z. H. (2022). Fusarium graminearum FgSdhC1 point mutation A78V confers resistance to the succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor pydiflumetofen. Pest management science, 78(5), 1780–1788.

Shires, M. K., Wright, A. A., & Harper, S. J. (2022). Improved Detection of Little Cherry Virus-2 Using a Hydrolysis Probe to Manage the Pacific Northwest Little Cherry Disease Epidemic. Plant Disease, 106(7), 1875-1881.

Sinha, R., Quirós, J. J., Sankaran, S., & Khot, L. R. (2022). High resolution aerial photogrammetry based 3D mapping of fruit crop canopies for precision inputs management. Information Processing in Agriculture, 9(1), 11-23.

Stergiopoulos, I., Aoun, N., van Huynh, Q., Neill, T., Lowder, S., Newbold, C., Cooper, M. L., Ding, S., Moyer, M. M., Miles, T. D., Oliver, C. L., Urbez-Torres, J. R., & Mahaffee, W. (2022). Identification of Putative SDHI Target-Site Mutations in the SDHB, SDHC, and SDHD Subunits of the Grape Powdery Mildew Pathogen Erysiphe necator. Plant Disease 106(9), 2310-2320.

Thapa S., Kang, C., Diverres, G., Karkee, M., Zhang, Q., & Keller, M. (2022). Assessment of water stress in vineyards using on-the-go hyperspectral imaging and machine learning algorithms. Journal of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 65(5), 949-962.

Travadon, R., Lawrence, D. P., Moyer, M. M., Fujiyoshi, P. T., & Baumgartner, K. (2022). Fungal species associated with grapevine trunk diseases in Washington wine grapes and California table grapes, with novelties in the genera Cadophora, Cytospora, and Sporocadus. Frontiers in Fungal Biology, 3, 1018140.

Wang, Y., Gai, Y., Zhao, Y. F., Wang, M., & Ma, Z. (2022). The calcium-calcineurin and high-osmolarity glycerol pathways co-regulate tebuconazole sensitivity and pathogenicity in Fusarium graminearum. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 190, 105311.

Wright A. A., & Harper, S. J. (2022). Draft genome of a Washington isolate of Candidatus Phytoplasma pruni. Microbiology Resource Announcements, 11(12). e00790-22.

Wright, A. A., Shires, M., Molnar, C., Bishop, G., Johnson, A., Frias, C., & Harper, S. J. (2022). Titer and Distribution of Candidatus Phytoplasma pruni in Prunus avium. Phytopathology, 112(7): 1406-1412.

Yu, M., & Zhao, Y. F. (2022). Spectinomycin resistance in Lysobacter enzymogenes is due to its rRNA target but also relies on cell-wall recycling and purine biosynthesis. Frontiers in Microbiology, 13, 988110.

Zhang Y., Chang, B. M., Burdet, B., Dai, Z., Delrot, S., & Keller, M. (2022). Apoplastic sugar may be lost from grape berries and retrieved in pedicels. Plant Physiology, 190(1), 592-604.

Zhou, Z., Diverres, G., Kang, C., Thapa, S., Karkee, M., Zhang, Q., & Keller, M. (2022). Ground-Based Thermal Imaging for Assessing Crop Water Status in Grapevines over a Growing Season. Agronomy, 12(2), 322.

Publications from 2021

Chandelλ, A.K., L.R. Khot*, and B.C. Sallato. 2021. High resolution spectral imaging for detection and mapping of powdery mildew infestation in the apple orchards. Scientia Horticulturae, 287, 20110228.

Chandelλ, A., L. R. Khot*, and L.-X. Yu. 2021. Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) crop vigor and yield characterization using high-resolution aerial multispectral and thermal infrared imaging technique. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 182, 105999.

Chandelλ, A. K., B. Molaei, L. R. Khot*, R. T. Peters, C. O. Stöckle, and P. W. Jacoby. 2021. High-resolution spatiotemporal water use mapping of surface and direct-root-zone drip irrigated grapevines using UAS-based thermal and multispectral remote sensing. Remote Sensing, 13, 954.

Chang B.M. and M. Keller. 2021: Cuticle and skin cell walls have common and unique roles in grape berry splitting. Hort. Res. 8: 168.

East, K.E.+, I.A. Zasada, J. Tarara, and M.M. Moyer*. 2021. Field Performance of Wine Grape Rootstocks and Fumigation During Establishment Phase in Washington Vineyards. Am. J. Enol. Vitic. 72: 113-125.(Am. Soc. Enol. Vitic. 2021 Best Viticulture Paper)

Hernández-Montes E., Y. Zhang, B.M. Chang, N. Shcherbatyuk and M. Keller. 2021: Soft, sweet and colorful: Stratified sampling reveals sequence of events at the onset of grape ripening. Am. J. Enol. Vitic. 72: 137-151.

Hewitt, S., B. Kilian, T. Koepke, J. Abarca, M. Whiting, and A. Dhingra . 2021. Transcriptome Analysis Reveals Potential Mechanisms for Ethylene-Inducible Pedicel–Fruit Abscission Zone Activation in Non-Climacteric Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium L.). Horticulturae 7 (9), 270

Hoff R.T., B.R. Bondada and M. Keller. 2021: Onset and progression of the berry shrivel ripening disorder in grapes. Aust. J. Grape Wine Res. 27: 280-289.

Guo, J., Karkee, M., Yang, Z., Fu, H., Li, J., Jiang, Y., … & Duan, J. (2021). Discrete element modeling and physical experiment research on the biomechanical properties of banana bunch stalk for postharvest machine development. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 188, 106308.

Guo, J., Karkee, M., Yang, Z., Fu, H., Li, J., Jiang, Y., … & Duan, J. (2021). Research of simulation analysis and experimental optimization of banana de-handing device with self-adaptive profiling function. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 185, 106148.

James, D. G. and Kappen, L. (2021). Further Insights on the Migration Biology of Monarch Butterflies, Danaus plexippus (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) from the Pacific Northwest. Insects 12: 161.

James, D. G. (2021). Western North American monarchs: Spiraling into oblivion or adapting to a changing environment? Animal Migration 8: 19-26.

James, D. G., Easton, K. K., Schaefer, M. C. and Carl, A. (2021). First population study on winter breeding monarch butterflies Danaus plexippus (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in the south bay area of San Francisco, California. Insects 12 (10) 1946.

Johnson, A., Probst, C., Swamy, P., Grove, G., and Peace, C. 2021. Pmr1 allele in sweet cherry provides foliar and fruit resistance to powdery mildew infection. CABI Tree Fruit Diseases 2: (IN REVIEW).

Karkee, M. & Zhang, Q. (Editors). (2021). Fundamentals of Agricultural and Field Robotics. Springer Nature Switzerland AG.

Keller M. and L.J. Mills. 2021: High planting density reduces productivity and quality of mechanized Concord juice grapes. Am. J. Enol. Vitic. 72: 358-370.

Kothawade, G. λ, A. K. Chandelλ, L. R. Khot*, S. Sankaran, A. A. Bates, and B. Schroeder. 2021. Field asymmetric ion mobility spectrometry for pre-symptomatic rot detection in stored Ranger Russet and Russet Burbank potatoes. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 181, 111679

Lohan*, S. K., Narang, M. K., Singh, M., Khadatkar, A., & Karkee, M. (2021). Actuating Force Required For Operating Various Controls Of Walk-Behind Type Paddy Transplanter Leading To Development Of Remotely Operated System. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 0.

Majeed*, Y., Karkee, M., Zhang, Q., Fu, L., & Whiting, M. D. (2021). Development and performance evaluation of a machine vision system and an integrated prototype for automated green shoot thinning in vineyards. Journal of Field Robotics.

McCoy, M.L.+, G.A. Hoheisel, L.R. Khot, and M.M. Moyer*. 2021. Assessment of Three Commercial Over-The-Row Sprayer Technologies in Eastern Washington Vineyards. Am. J. Enol. Vitic. 72: 217-229.

Oliver, C.+, M. Cooper, M.L. Lewis Ivey, P. Brannen, T. Miles, W.F. Mahaffee, and M.M. Moyer*. 2021. Assessing the United States Grape Industry’s Understanding of Fungicide Resistance Mitigation Practices. Am. J. Enol. Vitic. 72: 181-193.

Probst, C., Pandey, B., Swamy, P., and Grove, G.G. 2021. Factors affecting the infection of sweet cherry (Prunus avium) fruit by Podosphaera cerasi. Plant Disease 2873-2879.

Ranjanλ, R., R. Sinhaλ, L.R. Khot*, G.-A. Hoheisel, M. Grieshop, and M. Ledebuhr. 2021. Effect of emitter modifications on spray performance of a solid set canopy delivery system in a high-density apple orchard. Sustainability, 13(23), 13248.

Ranjanλ, R.; R. Sinhaλ, L.R. Khot*, G.-A. Hoheisel, M. Grieshop, and M. Ledebuhr. 2021. Spatial distribution of spray from a solid set canopy delivery system in a high-density apple orchard retrofitted with modified emitters. Applied Sciences, 11, 709.

Rathnayakeλ, A. P., A. Chandelλ, M. Schraderλ, G.-A. Hoheisel and L. R. Khot*. 2021. Spray patterns and perceptive canopy interaction assessment of commercial airblast sprayers used in Pacific Northwest perennial specialty crop production. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 184, 106097

Rathnayakeλ, A. P., L. R. Khot*, G. A. Hoheisel, H. W. Thistle, M. E. Teske, and M. J. Willett. 2021. Downwind spray drift assessment for airblast sprayer applications in a modern apple orchard system. Transactions of the ASABE, 64(2): 601-613.

Sabir, I.A., X. Liu, S. Jiu, M. Whiting, and C. Zhang. 2021. Plant Growth Regulators Modify Fruit Set, Fruit Quality, and Return Bloom in Sweet Cherry. HortScience 56(8):922–931

Sallato, B., M.D. Whiting, and J. Munguia.  2021. Rootstock and Nutrient Imbalance Leads to ‘‘Green Spot’’ Development in ‘WA 38’ Apples. HortScience 56 (12), 1542-1548

Sinha, R., Lav R. Khot*, Z. Gao, and A. K. Chandel. 2021. Sensors III. Spectral sensing and data analysis. In Karkee & Zhang (Eds.), Fundamentals of agricultural and field robotics, Springer Nature, Switzerland AG.

Sinhaλ, R., L. R. Khot*, G.–A. Hoheisel and M. Grieshop. 2021. Field performance of a solid set canopy delivery system configured for high–density tall spindle architecture trained apple canopies. Transactions of the ASABE, 64(6): 1735-1745.

Swamy, P., and Grove, G.G. 2021. Resistance of Podosphaera cerasi, incitant of the powdery mildew of sweet cherries, to QoI and DMI Fungicides in the Pacific Northwest. Pest Management Science (IN REVIEW).

Zhang*, X., Karkee, M., Zhang, Q., & Whiting, M. D. (2021). Computer vision-based tree trunk and branch identification and shaking points detection in dense-foliage canopy for automated harvesting of apples. Journal of Field Robotics, 1–18.