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Dr. Ozgur Batuman

Publications

  • Batuman, O., Turini, T. A., Oliveira, P. V., Mellinger, H. C., Adkins, S., and Gilbertson, R. L. (2016). First report of a resistance-breaking strain of Tomato spotted wilt virus infecting tomatoes with the Sw-5 tospovirus-resistance gene in California. Plant Disease (in press).
  • Gilbertson, R.L., Batuman, O., Webster, C.G. and Adkins, S. (2015). The role of insect supervectors Bemisia tabaci and Frankliniella occidentalis in the emergence of plant viruses. Annual Review of Virology 2:22.1–22.27.
  • Batuman, O., Natwick, E.T., Wintermantel, W.M., Tian, T., McCreight, J.D., Hladky, L.L., and Gilbertson, R.L. (2015). First report of an ipomovirus infecting cucurbits in the Imperial Valley of California. Plant Disease 99:1042.
  • Batuman, O., Campbell, A.J., Coop, L., Ullman, D.E., Gilbertson, R.L., McRoberts, N. (2014). Using a degree day insect development model to guide strategic management of western flower thrips and Tomato spotted wilt virus (family Bunyaviridae, genus Tospovirus) on processing tomato in the Central Valley of California. Acta Hort. 1069:309-314.
  • Batuman, O., Rojas, M.R., Almanzar, A. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2013). First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in processing tomatoes in the Dominican Republic. Plant Disease 98:286.
  • Batuman, O. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2013). First Report of Columnea latent viroid (CLVd) in Tomato in Mali. Plant Disease 97: 692.
  • Gilbertson, R.L. and Batuman, O. (2013). Emerging viral and other diseases of processing tomatoes: biology, diagnosis and management. Acta Hort. 971: p35-48.
  • Batuman, O., Kuo, Y-W., Margarita-Palmieri, L., Rojas, M.R. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2010). Tomato chocolate spot virus, a member of a new torradovirus species that causes a necrosis-associated disease of tomato in Guatemala. Archive of Virology 155:857–869.
  • Batuman, O., Miyao, G., Kuo, Y.-W., Chen, L.-F., Davis, R.M. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2009). An outbreak of a necrosis disease of tomato in California in 2008 was caused by a new ilarvirus species related to Parietaria mottle virus. Plant Disease 93: 546.
  • Batuman, O., Che, X., Yang, G., Mawassi, M. and Bar-Joseph, M. (2009). Interference or Insurance? More questions than answers on the roles of the multiple defective RNAs of Citrus tristeza virus. In book “Citrus tristeza virus Complex and Tristeza Diseases” (eds.) Karasev & Hilf (APS Press, St. Paul, Minnesota) p73-93.
  • Bar-Joseph, M., Batuman, O. and Roistacher, C.N. (2009). The History of Citrus tristeza virus: Revisited. In book “Citrus tristeza virus Complex and Tristeza Diseases” (eds.) Karasev & Hilf (APS Press, St. Paul, Minnesota) p3-26.
  • Brumin, M., Stukalov, S., Haviv, S., Muruganantham, M., Moskovitz, Y., Batuman, O., Fenigstein, A. and Mawassi, M. (2008). Post-transcriptional gene silencing and virus resistance in Nicotiana benthamiana expressing a Grapevine virus A minireplicon. Transgenic Research 18:331-45.
  • Batuman, O., Mawassi, M. and Bar-Joseph, M. (2006). Transgenes consisting of a dsRNA of an RNAi suppressor plus the 3’ UTR provide resistance to Citrus tristeza virus sequences in Nicotiana benthamiana but not in citrus. Virus Genes 33:319-327.
  • Haviv, S., Galiakparov, N., Goszczynski, D.E., Batuman, O., Czosnek, H., Mawassi, M. (2006). Engineering the genome of Grapevine Virus A into a vector for expression of proteins in herbaceous plants. J. Virological Methods 132:227-231.
  • Cohen, O., Batuman, O., Stanbekova, G., Sano, T., Mawassi, M. and Bar-Joseph, M. (2006). Construction of a multiprobe for the simultaneous detection of viroids infecting citrus trees. Virus Genes 33:287–292.
  • Cohen, O., Batuman, O., Moskowits, Y., Gootwine, E., Mawassi, M. and Bar-Joseph, M. (2004). Goat horns, platforms for viroid transmission to fruit trees? Phytoparasitica 33(2):141-148.
  • Galiakparov, N., Goszczynski, D.E., Che, X., Batuman, O., Bar-Joseph, M. and Mawassi, M. (2003). Two classes of sub genomic RNA of Grapevine Virus A produced by internal controller elements. Virology 312: 434-438.
  • Wang, Q.C., Li, P., Batuman, O., Gafny, R. and Mawassi, M. (2003). Effect of benzyladenine on recovery of cryopreserved shoot tips of grapevine and citrus cultured in vitro. CryoLetters 24: 293-302.
  • Wang, Q.C., Batuman, O., Li, P., Bar-Joseph, and M. Gafny, R. (2002). Cryopreservation of in vitro grown shoot tips of Troyer Citrange (Poncirus trifoliate Raf. x Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck.) by encapsulation-dehydration. Plant Cell Rep. 20: 901-906.
  • Wang, Q.C., Batuman, O., Li, P., Bar-Joseph, M. and Gafny, R. (2002). A simple and efficient cryopreservation of in vitro-grown shoot tips of Troyer citrange (Poncirus trifoliate Raf. x Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck.) by encapsulation-vitrification. Euphytica 128: 135-142.

 

ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Batuman, O., Vasquez-Mayorga, M., Nunez J., Hladky, L.L. , Wintermantel, W.M. and Gilbertson, R.L. Reemergence of the torradovirus, Tomato necrotic dwarf virus, in processing tomatoes in the Central Valley of California. APS 2016 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 3, 2016 Tampa, Florida.
  • Gilbertson, R.L. and Batuman, O. (2015). Update on the detection of Tomato necrotic dwarf virus (ToNDV) in a late season tomato plot in Kern County. 2015 Vegetable Crops Program Team Meeting December 8-9, 2015. UC ANR, Davis
  • Batuman, O. (2015). Emergence and integrated management of thrips-transmitted tospoviruses in California crops. 2015 Plant Disease Seminar, November 4, 2015. County of Monterey Agricultural Center, Salinas, California
  • Batuman, O., Natwick, E.T., Wintermantel, W.M., Tian, T., McCreight, J.D., Hladky, L.L., and Gilbertson, R.L. (2015). First report of an ipomovirus in California: identification of a divergent strain of Squash vein yellowing virus in the Imperial Valley of California. APS 2015 Annual Meeting, August 1–5, 2015 Pasadena, California.
  • Chen, L.F., Batuman, O., Mackie, D.C., Bazor, B.A., Ullman, D.E. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2015). Transmission of Tomato spotted wilt virus by two western flower thrips populations and evidence that adult thrips emerging from viruliferous pupae in soil are an inoculum source. APS 2015 Annual Meeting, August 1–5, 2015 Pasadena, California.
  • Natwick, E.T., Batuman, O., Wintermantel, W.M., Tian, T., McCreight, J.D., Hladky, L.L., and Gilbertson, R.L. (2015). Identification of a new whitefly-transmitted ipomovirus of cucurbits in the Imperial Valley of California. XVIII. International Plant Protection Congress, 24–27 August 2015 Berlin, Germany.
  • Batuman, O., McRoberts, N., Campbell, A., Turini T.A., LeStrange, M., Stoddard, S., Miyao, G., Aegerter, B., Ullman, D.E. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2015). Development of a risk assessment system for thrips and tomato spotted wilt disease in processing tomato fields in the Central Valley of California. The Enhancing Risk Index-Driven Decision Tools for Managing Insect Transmitted Plant Pathogens Workshop 14th May – 16th May, 2015; Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California.
  • Batuman, O., Turini, T.A., LeStrange, M., Stoddard, S., Miyao, G., Aegerter, B., Chen, L-F., McRoberts, N., Campbell, A., Ullman, D.E. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2015). Development of an integrated pest management (IPM) strategy to control thrips and tomato spotted wilt disease in processing tomato fields in the Central Valley of California. The Xth International Symposium on Thysanoptera and Tospoviruses 16th May – 20th May, 2015; Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California.
  • Turini, T.A., LeStrange, M., Batuman, O., and Gilbertson, R.L. (2015). Insecticide program influence on Tomato spotted wilt virus symptom expression in processing tomatoes in Central California. The Xth International Symposium on Thysanoptera and Tospoviruses 16th May – 20th May, 2015; Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California.
  • Chen, L-F., Batuman, O., Mackie, D.C., Bazor, B.A. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2015). Transmission of Tomato spotted wilt virus by two western flower thrips populations in California and evidence that adult thrips emerging from viruliferous pupae in soil could be a primary inoculum source. The Xth International Symposium on Thysanoptera and Tospoviruses 16th May – 20th May, 2015; Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California.
  • Adegbola, R.O., Marshall, S.H., Batuman, O., Ullman, D, Gilbertson, R.L., Adkins, S. and Naidu, R.A. (2015). An update on sequence diversity of Impatiens necrotic spot virus. The Xth International Symposium on Thysanoptera and Tospoviruses 16th May – 20th May, 2015; Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California.
  • Marshall, S., Adegbola, R., Batuman, O., Ullman, D., McGrath, M., Gilbertson, R.L., Kennedy, G., Hanson, S.F., Adkins, S. and Naidu, R.A. (2015). Dynamics of genetic diversity of Tomato spotted wilt virus in the United States. The Xth International Symposium on Thysanoptera and Tospoviruses 16th May – 20th May, 2015; Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California.
  • Batuman, O. (2014). Development of an IPM strategy for Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) in processing tomatoes in the Central Valley. 2014 UCCE Farm Advisor Workshop, February 25-26, 2014, UC Davis, Davis CA.
  • Batuman, O. (2014). Can weeds be inoculum source of Tomato spotted wilt virus for processing tomatoes in California? UC Davis Weed Scientists Group Meeting, February 24, 2014, UC Davis, Davis CA.
  • Batuman, O. (2014). Curly top virus and its insect vector beet leafhopper surveys for development of an IPM program in California. 25th Annual Fall Desert Crops Workshop, November 13, 2014, Farm Credit Services, Imperial, CA.
  • Batuman, O., Osei, M.K., Mochiah, M.B., Lamptey, J.N., Miller, S. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2013). The first report of Tomato apical stunt viroid (TASVd) and Potato spindle tuber viroid (PSTVd) in tomatoes in Ghana. APS 2013 Annual Meeting, August 10–14, 2013 Austin, Texas.
  • Batuman O., McRoberts, N., Campbell, A.J., Turini, T.A., Le Strange, M., Stoddard, S., Miyao, G., Aegerter, B., Ullman, D.E. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2013). Development of a risk assessment system for tomato spotted wilt disease in processing tomato fields in the Central Valley of California. 4th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases & 28th U.S. Annual Tomato Disease Workshop, June 24-27, 2013 Orlando, FL.
  • Campbell, A.J., Batuman, O., Coop, L., Gilbertson, R.L., McRoberts, N. (2013). Using a thermal time insect development model to guide strategic management of western flower thrips and tomato spotted wilt virus on processing tomato in the Central Valley of California. 4th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases & 28th U.S. Annual Tomato Disease Workshop, June 24-27, 2013 Orlando, FL.
  • Batuman, O. (2013). Tomato spotted wilt virus Management Update. California League of Food Processors’ Ag Production Committee Meeting, April 9, 2013 Seaside, CA.
  • Turini, T.A., Le Strange, M., Gilbertson, R.L., Batuman O., Stoddard, S., Miyao, G., Ullman, D.E. and McRoberts, N., (2013). Research-Based Tomato spotted wilt virus Management Plan in Central California Processing Tomatoes. 2013 California Plant and Soil Conference, February 7&8, 2013 Visalia, CA.
  • Batuman, O. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2012). First report of Columnea latent viroid infecting tomatoes in West Africa. APS 2012 Annual Meeting, August 4–8, 2012 Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Batuman, O. (2012). Investigation of thrips populations and Tomato spotted wilt virus incidence in processing tomatoes in the Central Valley of California. UC Davis Plant Pathology IPM-CRSP Tomato Grafting Workshop, April 6, 2012, UC Davis.
  • LeStrange, M., Gilbertson, R.L., Batuman, O., Ullman, D.E., Turini, T.A., Stoddard C.S., Miyao, G. (2011). Developing an IPM strategy for Tomato spotted wilt virus in California. The 2011 ASHS Annual Conference, September 23-30, 2011, Waikoloa, HI.
  • Batuman, O., Chen, L.F. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2011). Characterization of Tomato necrotic spot virus (ToNSV), a new ilarvirus species infecting processing tomatoes in the Central Valley of California. APS 2011 Annual Meeting, August 6–10, 2011 Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Batuman, O. (2011). Investigation of thrips populations and Tomato spotted wilt virus incidence in processing tomatoes in the Central Valley of California. UC Davis Plant Pathology Graduate Seminar Series, February 14, 2011, UC Davis.
  • Batuman, O., Natwick, E.T. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2010). A new potyvirus infecting cantaloupe (Cucumis melo) in the Imperial Valley of California. APS 2010 Annual Meeting, August 7–11, 2010 Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Batuman, O. (2010). Biology of Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) and other viruses that affect peppers. 2010 Pepper Production Meeting, March 10, 2010, Gilroy, CA.
  • Batuman, O., Turini, T.A., Le Strange, M., Stoddard, S., Miyao, G., Ullman, D.E. and Gilbertson, R.L. (2009). Investigation of thrips population and Tomato spotted wilt virus incidence in processing tomatoes in the Central Valley of California. APS 2009 Annual Meeting, August 1–5, 2009 Portland, Oregon.
  • Batuman, O. (2008). Development of an integrated pest management strategy for TSWV and thrips in California tomatoes. UC Davis Plant Pathology Retreat, September 19, 2008, UC Davis.
  • Bar Joseph, M., Batuman, O., Mawassi, M., Dawson, W.O., (2008). Transgenic pathogen derived resistance is difficult to obtain for Citrus tristeza virus and probably also for other Closteroviridae. Ind. J. Virology 19:57
  • Batuman, O., Mawassi, M. and Bar-Joseph, M. (2006). Transgenes consisting of a dsRNA of an RNAi suppressor plus the 3' UTR provide resistance to Citrus tristeza virus sequences in Nicotiana benthamiana but not in citrus. EMBO workshop on plant virology: Suppression & Circumvention of Host Defense by Plant Virus, 2006, Finland.
  • Batuman, O., Che, X., Moskowits, Y., Mawassi, M. and Bar-Joseph, M. (2004). Interference or insurance? On the possible roles of different classes of Citrus tristeza virus defective RNAs. XVIth Conference of International Organization of Citrus Virologists, November 07-13 2004, Monterrey, Mexico.
  • Batuman, O., Mawassi, M. and Bar-Joseph, M. (2004). Differential reactions of transgenic Nicotiana benthamiana and Citrus sp. plants with Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) p23 inserts to viral RNA, Vector-p23 and CTV infections. XVIth Conference of International Organization of Citrus Virologists, November 07-13 2004, Monterrey, Mexico.
  • Batuman, O., Che, X., Moskowits, Y., Cohen, O., Mawassi, M. and Bar-Joseph, M. (2004). Variation in composition and biology of Citrus tristeza virus defective RNAs. Invited presentation at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathology Society. APS 2004 Annual Meeting, July 31–August 4, 2004, Anaheim, California
  • Bar-Joseph, M., Che, X., Piestun, D., Batuman, O., Gofman, R., Ben Shalom, Y., Yang, G., and Mawassi, M. (2000). Citrus tristeza virus biology revisited: quick decline and seedling yellows-the cost of sour orange resistance gene(s). Proc. Intl. Soc. Citricult. IX Congr. 2000. 963-965
  • Piestun, D., Batuman, O., Che, X., Gofman, R., Filatov, V., Zypman, S., Gafny, R., Bar-Joseph, M., Goren, R. (ed.), Goldschmidt, E.E. (2000). Truncated versions of the Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) replicase and Basta resistance genes incorporated in transgenic Troyer citrange. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Citrus Biotechnology, 29 November to 3 December 1998, Eilat, Israel.

 

EXTENSION AND OUTREACH ASSOCIATED MEDIA REPORTS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES (Selected Non-peer reviewed Publications)

  • Batuman, O. (2015). Good management helps curb viruses in vegetables. Issue Date: December 2, 2015 by Bob Johnson, in Ag Alert; the Weekly Newspaper for California Agriculture, California Farm Bureau Federation.
  • Natwick, E.T., Batuman, O., Wintermantel, W.M., Tian, T., McCreight, J.D., Hladky, L.L., and Gilbertson, R.L. (2015). A new and potentially damaging whitefly-transmitted virus of cucurbits was found this fall 2014 in Imperial County, CA. Pest-O-Gram, December 8, 2014, UCCE Imperial County, Holtville, CA.
  • Gilbertson, R.L., Batuman, O., Campbell, A.J., McRoberts, N. (2013). UC Davis lunches beta TSWV-thrips risk assessment model. Issue Date: March 14, 2013, by Vicky Boyd, in the Grower. The Packer, Farm Journal, Inc. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Miyao, G., Gilbertson, R.L. and Batuman, O. (2012). Field demonstration for growers on disease identification and detection (field diagnostic kits). Tomato spotted wilt virus field meeting, June1, 2012, Woodland, CA. (Western Farm Press.com).
  • Gilbertson, R.L. and Batuman, O. (2011). Adopt year-round measures to fight tomato spotted wilt, thrips. Issue Date: June 30, 2011, by Vicky Boyd, in the Grower. The Packer, Farm Journal, Inc. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Gilbertson, R.L. and Batuman, O. (2011).Worst Virus of Tomatoes. Issue Date: March 13, 2011, by Vicky Boyd, in the Grower. The Packer, Farm Journal, Inc. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Batuman, O. (2011). Necrotic spot, a new virus in California tomato fields. Issue Date: July 20, 2011, by Lisa Lieberman, in Ag Alert; the Weekly Newspaper for California Agriculture, California Farm Bureau Federation.
  • Batuman, O. (2011). Necrotic spot, a new virus in California tomato fields. Issue Date: June, 2011, by Lisa Lieberman, in the Tomato Magazine. 8405 Ahtanum Road, Yakima, WA.
  • Gilbertson, R.L., Batuman, O., Le Strange, M., Turini, T.A., Stoddard, S., Miyao, E. and Ullman D.E. (2010). Tomato spotted wilt disease: Detection, epidemiology and Integrated Pest Management. Pamphlet prepared in collaboration with UC ANR Statewide IPM Program. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/ PDF/PMG/Tomato_Spotted_Wilt_Print.pdf
  • Gilbertson, R.L., Batuman, O., Le Strange, M., Turini, T.A., and Ullman, D.E. (2007). Researchers seek answers to tomato spotted wilt disease. Issue Date: August, 2007, by Vicky Boyd, in the Grower. The Packer, Farm Journal, Inc. Philadelphia, PA

 

Assistant Professor, Citrus Pathology