Publications by authors named "Steven T Koike"

38Publications

Conditions at the time of inoculation influence survival of attenuated Escherichia coli O157:H7 on field-inoculated lettuce.

Food Microbiol 2020 Feb 16;85:103274. Epub 2019 Jul 16.

Department of Food Science and Technology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA, 95616-5270, USA; Western Center for Food Safety, University of California, Davis, 1477 Drew Ave., Suite 101, Davis, CA, 95618, USA. Electronic address:

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February 2020

Detection of f. sp. from Infected Strawberry Plants.

Plant Dis 2019 May 4;103(5):1006-1013. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

1 Crop Improvement and Protection Research Unit, U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Salinas, CA 93905.

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May 2019

Development of Molecular Methods to Detect Macrophomina phaseolina from Strawberry Plants and Soil.

Phytopathology 2018 Dec 31;108(12):1386-1394. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

First, second, third, and fifth authors: Crop Improvement and Protection Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, Salinas, CA; and fourth author: TriCal Diagnostics, Hollister, CA.

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December 2018

Detection and Quantification of Bremia lactucae by Spore Trapping and Quantitative PCR.

Phytopathology 2016 11 29;106(11):1426-1437. Epub 2016 Aug 29.

First and tenth authors: Department of Plant Pathology, University of California-Davis, 1636 E. Alisal St. Salinas 93901; second, third, and eleventh authors: United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), 1636 E. Alisal St., Salinas, CA 93905; fourth author: Kunsan National University, Department of Biology, Gunsan 54150, Republic of Korea; fourth and fifth authors: Biodiversity and Climate Research Center (BiK-F) Senckenberg Gesellscharft für Naturforschung, D-60325 Frankfurt am Main, and Goethe University, Department of Biological Sciences, Institute of Ecology, Evolution and Diversity, D-60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany; sixth author: The Genome Center and Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis 95616; seventh author: University of California Cooperative Extension, Monterey County, Salinas; eighth author: The Genome Center and Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis; and ninth author: USDA-ARS, Corvallis, OR.

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November 2016

Host Range of Verticillium isaacii and Verticillium klebahnii from Artichoke, Spinach, and Lettuce.

Plant Dis 2015 Jul 22;99(7):933-938. Epub 2015 May 22.

Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, c/o U.S. Agricultural Research Station, Salinas.

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July 2015

Practical benefits of knowing the enemy: modern molecular tools for diagnosing the etiology of bacterial diseases and understanding the taxonomy and diversity of plant-pathogenic bacteria.

Annu Rev Phytopathol 2015 18;53:157-80. Epub 2015 May 18.

United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Salinas, California 93905; email:

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May 2016

Transfer of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from simulated wildlife scat onto romaine lettuce during foliar irrigation.

J Food Prot 2015 Feb;78(2):240-7

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA.

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February 2015

Dynamics of verticillium species microsclerotia in field soils in response to fumigation, cropping patterns, and flooding.

Phytopathology 2015 May;105(5):638-45

First, seventh, and ninth authors: Department of Plant Pathology, and second author: The Genome Center and Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, 1636 E Alisal St., Salinas 93905; third author: Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, University of Florida, IFAS, Wimauma 33598; fourth author: University of California Cooperative Extension, 1432 Abbott Street, Salinas 93901; fifth author: United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center, 9611 S. Riverbend Ave, Parlier, CA 93648; sixth author: Department of Plant Pathology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193; and eighth author: USDA-ARS, 1636 E. Alisal St., Salinas, CA 93905.

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May 2015

Cercosporoid leaf pathogens from whorled milkweed and spineless safflower in California.

IMA Fungus 2011 Jun 10;2(1):7-12. Epub 2011 Mar 10.

University of California Cooperative Extension, Salinas 93901;

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June 2011

A real-time PCR assay for detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed.

Phytopathology 2012 Apr;102(4):443-51

United States Department of Agriculture–Agricultural Research Service, 1636 E. Alisal St., Salinas, CA, USA.

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April 2012

Development of an assay for rapid detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in soil.

Phytopathology 2012 Mar;102(3):331-43

United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, Salinas, CA 93905, USA.

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March 2012

Fate of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in field-inoculated lettuce.

Food Microbiol 2011 Dec 11;28(8):1417-25. Epub 2011 Feb 11.

Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, One Shields Ave., Davis, CA 95616-8598, USA.

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December 2011

Biological characterization and complete genomic sequence of Apium virus Y infecting celery.

Virus Res 2011 Jan 15;155(1):76-82. Epub 2010 Sep 15.

USDA-ARS, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA.

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January 2011

Comparison of Crop Rotation for Verticillium Wilt Management and Effect on Pythium Species in Conventional and Organic Strawberry Production.

Plant Dis 2009 May;93(5):519-527

Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, c/o U.S. Agricultural Research Station, 1636 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905.

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May 2009

Weedborne Reservoirs and Seed Transmission of Verticillium dahliae in Lettuce.

Plant Dis 2005 Mar;89(3):317-324

Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, c/o USARS, Salinas.

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March 2005

Xanthomonas Leaf Spot of Catnip: A New Disease Caused by a Pathovar of Xanthomonas campestris.

Plant Dis 2001 Nov;85(11):1157-1159

Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Riverside 92521.

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November 2001

Female Fertility and Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Comparisons in Cylindrocladium pauciramosum.

Plant Dis 2001 Sep;85(9):941-946

University of California Cooperative Extension 1432, Salinas 93901.

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September 2001

Characterization and Control of Garlic Rust in California.

Plant Dis 2001 Jun;85(6):585-591

Department of Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis 95616.

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June 2001

Role of Crop Debris and Weeds in the Epidemiology of Bacterial Leaf Spot of Lettuce in California.

Plant Dis 2001 Feb;85(2):169-178

Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis.

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February 2001

Leaf Spot Disease of Spinach in California Caused by Stemphylium botryosum.

Plant Dis 2001 Feb;85(2):126-130

Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis 95616.

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February 2001

Bacterial Blight of Leek: A New Disease in California Caused by Pseudomonas syringae.

Plant Dis 1999 Feb;83(2):165-170

Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis.

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February 1999

Bacterial Blight of Broccoli Raab: A New Disease Caused by a Pathovar of Pseudomonas syringae.

Plant Dis 1998 Jul;82(7):727-731

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens 90602.

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July 1998