Selected Publications

Yang, X.B., Navi, S.S., Pecinovsky, K., and Shriver, J. 2008. Use of fungicides to control soybean foliar diseases in Iowa: a 6-year study. Pages 161-176 in Proceedings of 2008 Integrated Crop Management Conference, Iowa state University.

Li, X., Yang, X. B. Mo, J., and Guo, T. 2008. Estimation of soybean rust urediospore terminal velocity, dry deposition, and the wet deposition associated with rainfall. European Journal of Plant Pathology, In Press. DOI 10.1007/s10658-008-9374-2.

Li, X., Engelbrecht, C. J., Mueller, D. S., and Yang, X. B. 2008. First report of soybean rust caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi in Iowa and its statewide occurrence. Plant Disease,92(6):975.

Mila, A. L., and Yang, X. B. 2008. Effects of fluctuating soil temperature and water potential on sclerotia germination and apothecial production of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Plant Dis. 92:78-82.

Navi, S. S., and Yang, X. B. 2008. Foliar symptom expression in association with early infection and xylem colonization by Fusarium virguliforme (formerly F. solani f. sp. glycines), the causal agent of soybean sudden death syndrome. Online. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2008-0222-01-RS.

Yang, X.B. 2006. Framework Development in Plant Disease Risk Assessment and its Application. European Journal of Plant Pathology 115: 25-34

Pivonia S. and Yang, X.B. 2006. Relating epidemics progress from a general disease model to seasonal appearance time of rusts in the United States: implications for soybean rust. Phytopathology 96:400-407.

Pan, Z., Yang, X.B., Pivonia S. Xue, L., Pasken, R., and Roads, J. 2006. Long-term prediction of soyeban rust entry into the continental United States. Plant Disease 90:840-846.

Del Ponte, E.M., Godoy, C.V. Li, X., and Yang, X.B. 2006. Predicting severity of Asisan Soyeban rust epidemics with empirical rainfall models. Phytopathology 96:797-803.

Kim, K.S., Wang, T.C., and Yang, X.B. 2005. Simulation of apparent infection rate to predict severity of soybean rust using a fuzzy logic system. Phytopathology 95:1122-1131.

Pivonia S. and Yang, X.B. 2005. Assessment of epidemic potential of soybean rust in the United States. Plant Disease 89: 678-682.

Navi, S.S., Bandyopadhyay, R. Reddy, R.K., Thakur, R.P. and Yang, X.B. 2005. Effect of wetness duration and grain development stages on sorghum grain mold infection. Plant Dis. 89:872–878.

Pivonia S. and Yang, X. B. 2004. Assessment of the potential year-round establishment of soybean rust throughout the world. Plant Disease 88:523-529

Mila, A.L., Carriquiry, A.L. and Yang, X.B. 2003. Logistic regression modeling of prevalence of soybean Sclerotinia stem rot in the North Central region of the United States. Phytopathology 93 102-110.

Mila, A.L., Carriquiry, A.L., Zhao, J. and Yang, X.B. 2003. Impact of management practices on regional prevalence of soybean Sclerotinia stem rot in the North-Central Region of the United States and on farmers' decisions under uncertainty. Plant Disease 87:1048-1058.

Mila, A.L., Yang, X.B., and Carriquiry, A.L. 2003. Bayesian logistic regression analyses of occurrence of soybean Sclerotinia stem rot in the U.S. North Central region. Phytopathology 93: 758-764.

Yang, X.B. 2003. Risk assessment: concepts, development and future opportunities. Plant Health Progress .(November issue).

Harikrishnan, R. and Yang, X.B. 2002. Effects of herbicides on root rot and damping-off caused by Rhizoctonia solani in glyphosate-tolerant soybean. Plant Disease 86: 1369-1373.

Rosenzweig, C., Iglesias, A., Yang, X.B., Epstein, P.R. and Chivian, E. 2002. Climate changes and U.S. agriculture: the impacts of warming and extreme weather events on productivity, plant diseases, and pests. Global Change and Human Health 2: 90-105.

Yang, X.B., and Feng, F. 2001. Ranges and diversity of soybean fungal diseases in North America. Phytopathology 91: 769-775.

Sanogo, S., Yang, X.B., and Lundeen, P. 2001. Field response of glyphosate-tolerant soybean to herbicides and sudden death syndrome. Plant Disease 85: 773-779.