Ijichi, N., et al. (2002). Internal spatiotemporal population dynamics of infection with three Wolbachia strains in the adzuki bean beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 68(8): 4074-4080.


Jain, A. K. and S. M. Basha (2003). A capillary electrophoretic method for isolation and characterization of grape xylem proteins. African Journal of Biotechnology 2(3): http://www.bioline.org.br/request?jb03013.

Jayasankar, S., et al. (2002). Induction of systemic, broad spectrum disease resistance in grapevine by in vitro selection. 2002 Congress on In Vitro Biology, Orlando, FL, USA, June 25-29, 2002.

Jesenska, A., et al. (2002). Cloning and expression of the haloalkane dehalogenase gene dhmA from Mycobactetium avium N85 and preliminary characterization of DhmA. Applied & Environmental Microbiology 68(8): 3724-3730.

Jimenez, L. G. (1985). Pierce's Disease of Grape in Venezuela Immunological Evidence. Phytopathology 75(10): 1175.

Jimenez-A, L. G. and M. J. Davis (1987). DNA Probe for Detection of the Pierce's Disease Bacterium and Other Xylem-Limited Bacteria. Phytopathology 77(12): 1769.

Jindal, K. K. and R. C. Sharma (1987). Almond leaf scorch - a new disease from India. FAO Plant Prot. bull.(64-65).

Jones, W. A. (2003). Brochosomes: A novel defense mechanism deterring egg parasitism of the glassy-winged sharpshooter. Journal of Insect Science (Tucson) 3(33 Cited October 24, 2003): 13.

Junior, R. P. L., et al. (1998). Non pathogenicity to peach cultivar Flordasun of Xylella fastidiosa. Pesquisa Agropecuaria Brasileira 33(10): 1653-1660.


Kaloostian, G. H., et al. (1962). Leafhopper vectors of Pierce's disease in Georgia. Plant Disease Reporter 46: 292.

Kamoun, S. and S. A. Hogenhout (2001). Agricultural microbes genome 2: First glimpses into the genomes of plant-associated microbes. Plant Cell 13(3): 451-458.

Kamper, S. M., et al. (1985). Genetic relationships of some fastidious xylem-limited bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 35(2): 185-188.

Kato, M. J. (2001). Global phytochemistry: The Brazilian approach. Phytochemistry (Oxford) 57(5): 621-623.

Kenknight, G. (1951). The acid test for phony disease of peach. Phytopathology 41: 829-832.

Kenknight, G., et al. (1951). Occurrence of phony disease in wild plum thickets distant from peach orchards in Spartanburg County, S.C. Plant Disease Reporter 35: 183-185.

Khan, Z. R. and R. C. Saxena (1984). Technique for demonstrating phloem or xylem feeding by leafhoppers (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) and planthoppers (Homoptera: Delphacidae) in rice plant. J. Econ. Entomol. 77: 550-552.

Kim, D. and D. R. Cook (1997). Detection of the Pierce's disease pathogen Xylella fastidiosa using PCR primers specific for Xylella hrp-type loci. Phytopathology 87(6S): S51.

Kim, J. F. and J. R. Alfano (2002). Pathogenicity islands and virulence plasmids of bacterial plant pathogens. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology. J. Hacker and J. B. Kaper, Springer-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, Heidelberger Platz 3, D-14197, Berlin, Germany, Springer-Verlag New York Inc., 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10010-7858, USA: 127-147.

Kitajima, E. W., et al. (1975). Association of rickettsia-like bacteria with plum leaf scald disease. Phytopathology 65: 476-479.

Kitajima, E. W. and T. S. L. Barros (2000). Natural co-infection of periwinkle by a phytoplasma and a Xylella-like bacterium. Summa Phytopathologica 26(1): 69-70.

Kitajima, E. W., et al. (2000). Escaldura das folhas em Hibiscus schizopetalus associada à infecção por Xylella fastidiosa em Brasília, DF. Fitopatologia Brasileira 25: 323.

Kleinn, C., et al. (1999). A model for assessing the effect of distance on disease spread in crop fields. Crop Protection 18(9): 609-617.

Knight, W. J. and M. D. Webb (1993). The phylogenetic relationships between virus vector and other genera of macrosteline leafhoppers, including descriptions of new taxa (Homoptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae). Systematic Entomology 18: 11-55.

Knorr, D. A., et al. (1995). TaqMan fluorescent PCR assay for gel-free detection of plant pathogens. Phytopathology 85(10): 1205.

Koch, E., et al. (1998). Characterization of the biocontrol activity and evaluation of potential plant growth-promoting properties of selected rhizobacteria. Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenkrankheiten und Pflanzenschutz-Journal of Plant Diseases & Protection 105(6): 567-580.

Kondo, N., et al. (2002). Genome fragment of Wolbachia endosymbiont transferred to X chromosome of host insect. PNAS 99(22): 14280-14285.

Korobko, A. P. (1998). Xylella fastidiosa Wells et al., 1987 is a new species of phytopathogenic bacteria. Uspekhi Sovremennoi Biologii 118(6): 771-781.

Kostka, S. J., et al. (1980). Serological relatedness of elm and oak scorch associated bacteria to the Pierce's disease bacterium. Phytopathology 70(7): 689-690.

Kostka, S. J., et al. (1981). Cultivation of the elm leaf scorch associated bacterium. Phytopathology 71(7): 769.

Kostka, S. J., et al. (1982). Isolation of bacteria from 3 elm species and mulberry Morus-sp exhibiting leaf scorch. Phytopathology 72(7): 936.

Kostka, S. J., et al. (1983). Mulberry Morus-alba scorch pathogenicity of the associated bacterium. Phytopathology 73(9): 1344.

Kostka, S. J., et al. (1985). Suppression of bacterial leaf scorch symptoms in American elm through oxytetracycline microinjection. J. Arboricult. 11: 54-58.

Kostka, S. J., et al. (1986). Elm leaf scorch: Abnormal physiology in American elms [Ulmus americana] infected with fastidious, xylem-inhabiting bacteria. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 16(5): 1088-1091.

Kostka, S. J., et al. (1986). Mulberry leaf scorch, new disease caused by a fastidious, xylem-inhabiting bacterium. Plant Disease 70: 690-693.

Krewer, G., et al. (1998). Preliminary report on the apparent control of Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) with Admire (imidacloprid) insecticide. Hortscience 33(3): 511.

Krewer, G., et al. (2002). Imidacloprid insecticide slows development of Pierce's disease in bunch grapes. Journal of Entomological Science 37(1): 101-112.

Krivanek, A. F. and M. A. Walker (1999). Vitis X Muscadinia hybrids: Promising parents for the genetic analysis of Pierce's disease resistance. American Journal of Enology & Viticulture 50(3): 377.

Krivanek, A. F. and M. A. Walker (2000). Mapping populations for the genetic analysis of Pierce's disease resistance. American Journal of Enology & Viticulture 51(3): 286.

Krugner, R., et al. (2000). Transmission efficiency of Xylella fastidiosa to citrus by sharpshooters and identification of two new vector species. Proceedings of The 14th Conference of The International Organization of Citrus Virologists., Campinas, SP, Brazil.

Kuriger, W. E. and N. W. Schaad (1981). Separation and characterization of inner and outer membranes of the Pierce's disease rickettsia-like bacterium. Rickettsiae and Rickettsial Diseases, Academic Press: 483-492.

Kuriger, W. E., et al. (1981). Purification of Rickettsia-like bacteria from phony peach trees by Renografin density gradient centrifugation. Phytopathology 71(2): 233.