Soybean Rust Epidemiology

Pivonia, S. and Yang, X.B. 2006. Relating epidemic 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 soybean rust entry into the Continental United States. Plant Disease (accepted).

Pivonia, S., Pan, Z. and Yang, X.B. 2005. Assessment of Epidemic Potential of Soybean Rust in the United States Soybean Production Regions. Plant Disease 89: 678-682.

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.

Yang, X.B., and Batchelor, W.D. 1997. Modeling plant disease dynamics using neural networks. AI Applications 11: 47–55.

Batchelor, W.D., Yang, X.B., and Tschanz, A.T. 1997. Development of a neural network for soybean rust epidemics. Transactions of ASAE 40: 247–252.

Yang, X.B. 1996. Assessment and management of the risk of soybean rust, pages 52–63. In :Proceedings of Soybean Rust Workshop (J.B. Sinclair and G.L. Hartman ed), National Soybean Research Laboratory, Urbana, IL.

Teng, P.S. and Yang, X.B. 1993. Biological impact and risk assessment in plant pathology. Annual Review of Phytopathology 31: 495–521.

Yang, X.B., Tschanz, A.T., Dowler, W.M., and Wang, T.C. 1991. Development of yield loss models in relation to reductions of components of soybean infected with Phakopsora pachyrhizi. Phytopathology 81: 1420–1426.

Yang, X.B., Dowler, W.M., and Tschanz, A.T. 1991. A simulation model for assessing soybean rust epidemics. Journal of Phytopathology 133: 187–200.

Royer, M.H., and Yang, X.B. 1991. Application of high-resolution weather data to pest risk assessment. OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 21: 609–614.

Yang, X.B., Royer, M.H., Tschanz, A.T., and Tsai, B.Y. 1990. Analysis and quantification of soybean rust epidemics from seventy-three sequential planting experiments. Phytopathology 80: 1421–1427