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Primary author listed first, * denotes if the publication is peer-reviewed. †denotes Products Authored or Coauthored by Undergraduate Student Mentees. ††denotes Products Authored or Coauthored by Graduate Student Mentees †††denotes Products Authored or Coauthored by Postdoctoral Advisees. Bold indicates Timothy Miles.

  1. *Alvarez-Osorio, A.†, Miles, L., Miles, T. Mummy berry caused by Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi: a diagnostic guide. Plant Health Progress. (in press). (M)
  2. *Miles, T.D., Hancock, J. 2022. Inheritance of resistance to anthracnose fruit rot caused by Colletotrichum acutatum in highbush blueberry. Int. J. Fruit Sci. 22:160-169.
  3. *Crandall, S.G., Spychalla, J., Crouch, U., Flor, A., Naegele, R.P., Miles, T.D. Rotting grapes don’t improve with age: cluster rot disease complexes, management and future prospects. Plant Disease Feature Article (in First Look)
  4. *Stergiopoulos, I., Aoun, N., van Huynh, Q., Neill, T., Lowder, S., Newbold, C., Cooper, M., Ding, S., Moyer, M., Miles, T., Oliver, C., Urbez-Torres, J., Mahaffee, M. 2022. Identification of putative SDHI target-site mutations in the SDHB, SDHC, and SDHD subunits of the grape powdery mildew pathogen Erysiphe necator. Plant Dis. (in First Look)
  5. *Hatlen, R. ††, Higgins, D., Venne, J., Rojas, J.A., Hausbeck, M., Miles, T. First report of halo blight of hop (Humulus lupulus) caused by Diaporthe humulicola in Quebec, Canada. Plant Dis. (in First Look). (PDN)
  6. *Higgins, D., Miles, T.D., Hausbeck, M. 2021. Fungicide efficacy against Pseudoperonospora humuliand assessment of point-mutations linked to carboxylic acid amide (CAA) resistance in Michigan. Plant Dis. 105: 1880-1889.
  7. *Purayannur, S., Gent, D.H., Miles, T.D., Radisek, S., Quesada-Ocampo, L.M. 2021. The hop downy mildew pathogen Pseudoperonospora humuli. Molecular Plant Pathology. 22 755-768
  8. *Naegele, R.P., Delong, J., Abdelsamad, N., Saito, S., Alzohairy, S.A. †††, Miles, T.D. Population genetic analyses of Botrytis cinerea isolates from Michigan vineyards using a high-throughput marker system approach. Frontiers in Microbiology 17: 705
  9. *Higgins, D., Hatlen, R.††, Byrne, J., Sakalidis, M., Miles, T.D., Hausbeck, M. 2021. Etiology of halo blight in Michigan hopyards. Plant Dis. 105 859-872.
  10. *Oliver, C.L., Cooper, M.L., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Brannen, P.M., Miles, T.D., Mahaffee, W.F., Moyer, M. 2021. Assessing the United States grape industry’s understanding of fungicide resistance mitigation practices for grapevine powdery mildew (Erysiphe necator). American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. 72: 181-193
  11. *Salcedo, A., Purayannur, S., Standish, J.R., Miles, T.D., Thiessen, L., Quesada-Ocampo, L.M. 2021. Fantastic downy mildew pathogens and how to find them: Advances in detection and diagnostics. Plants. 10, 435
  12. *Alzohairy, S.A.†††, Gillett, J., Saito, S., Naegele, R., Xiao, C.L., Miles, T.D. Fungicide resistance profiles of Botrytis cinerea isolates from Michigan vineyards and development of a TaqMan assay for detection of fenhexamid resistance. Plant Dis. 105: 285-294.
  13. *Miles, T.D., Neill, T., Colle, M.†††, Warneke, B., Robinson, G., Stergiopoulos, I., Mahaffee. 2021. Allele-specific detection methods for QoI fungicide resistant Erysiphe necatorin vineyards. Plant Dis. 105:175-182.
  14. *Wise, J., Miles, L.A., Acimovic, D., Vandervoort, C., Isaacs, R., Miles, T.D., Schilder, A.M.C. 2020. Sprayer type and water volume influence spatial patterns of pesticide deposition and control of diseases and insect pests of highbush blueberries. Int. J. Fruit Sci. 20:1805-1818.
  15. *Purayannur, S., Miles, T.D., Gent, D.H., Pigg, S., Quesada-Ocampo, L.M. 2020. Hop downy mildew caused by Pseudoperonospora humuli: a diagnostic guide. Plant Health Progress 21:173–179.
  16. *McCoy, A.G., Miles, T.D., Bilodeau, G.J., Woods, P., Blomquist, C., Martin, F.N., Chilvers, M.I. 2020. Validation of a preformulated, field deployable, recombinase polymerase amplification assay for Phytophthora Plants 9:466.
  17. *Belise, R. J., McKee, B, Hao, W., Miles, T.D., Adaskaveg, J., Manosalva, P. 2019. Phenotypic characterization of genetically distinct Phytophthora cinnamomi isolates from avocado. Phytopathology. 109:384-394.
  18. *Crandall, S.G.†††, Rahman, A., Quesada-Ocampo, L., Martin, F. Miles, T.D. Advances in diagnostics of downy mildews: lessons learned from other oomycetes and future challenges. Plant Dis. Feature Article 102:265-275.
  19. *Hao, W., Miles, T.D., Martin, F.N., Browne, G.T., Forster, H., Adaskaveg, J. 2018. Temporal occurrence and niche preferences of Phytophthora species causing brown rot of citrus in the Central Valley of California. Phytopathology 108:384-391.
  20. *Miles, T.D., Glass, B.W., Sysak, R.W., Schilder, A.M.C. 2018. Post-plant strategies for management of black root rot-related decline of perennial strawberry fields. Crop Protection 104:78-85.
  21. *Rahman, A., Miles, T.D., Martin F.N., Quesada-Ocampo, L. 2017. Novel approaches for development of biosurvellance tools for the cucurbit downy mildew pathogen Pseudoperonospora cubensis. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 3: 282-296.
  22. *Rojas, A., Miles, T.D., Coffey, M., Martin, F., Chilvers, M. 2017. Development and application of qPCR and RPA genus and species-specific detection of Phytophthora sojae and Phytophthora sansomeana root rot pathogens of soybean. Plant Disease 101:1171-1181.
  23. *Miles, T.D., Robideau, G., Martin, F., Bilodeau, G. and Coffey, M. 2017. Systematic development of Phytophthora species-specific mitochondrial diagnostic markers for economically important members of the genus. Plant Disease 101:1162-1170.
  24. *McArt S., Miles T.D., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Schilder, A., Adler, L., Grieshop, M. 2016. Floral scent mimicry and the transmission of a pollinator-vectored plant pathogen. PLOS One DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0165761.
  25. *Miles, T.D., Martin, F. and Coffey, M. 2015. Development of rapid isothermal amplification assays for detection of Phytophthora species in plant tissue. Phytopathology 105:265-278.
  26. *Miles, T.D., Miles, L., Fairchild, K., and Wharton, P.S. 2014. Screening and characterization of the resistance to succinate dehydrogenase inhibitors in Alternaria solani. Plant Pathology 63: 155-164.
  27. *Miles, T.D., and Schilder, A.M.C. 2013. Host defenses associated with fruit infections by Colletotrichum species with an emphasis on anthracnose of blueberries. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/PHP-2013-1125-01-RV.
  28. *Miles, T.D., Gillett, J., and Schilder, A.M.C. 2013. The effect of environmental factors on infection of blueberry fruit by Colletotrichum acutatum. Plant Pathology 62: 1238-1247.
  29. *Miles, T.D., Nair, M., Vandervoort, C., and Schilder, A.M.C. 2013. Characterization and biological activity of flavonoids from ripe fruit of an anthracnose resistant blueberry cultivar. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 83:8-16.
  30. *Fairchild, K., Miles, T.D., and Wharton, P.S. 2013. Assessing fungicide resistance in populations of Alternaria solani in Idaho potato fields. Crop Protection. 49:31-9.
  31. *Wood, E., Miles, T.D., and Wharton, P.S. 2013. The use of natural plant volatile compounds for the control of potato postharvest diseases, black dot, silver scurf, and soft rot. Biological Control. 64:152-159.
  32. *Miles, L., Miles, T.D., Kirk, W., and Schilder, A.M.C. 2012. Strobilurin (QoI) resistance in populations of Erysiphe necator on grapes in Michigan. Plant Disease 96:1621-1628.
  33. *Miles, T.D., Hancock, J., Callow, P., and Schilder, A.M.C. 2012. Evaluation of screening methods and fruit composition in relation to anthracnose fruit rot resistance in blueberries. Plant Pathology 61:555-566.
  34. *Miles, T.D., Day, B. and Schilder, A.M.C. 2011. Identification of differentially expressed genes in a resistant versus a susceptible blueberry cultivar after infection by Colletotrichum acutatum. Molecular Plant Pathology 12:463-477.
  35. *Miles, T.D.., Wharton, P.S., and Schilder, A.M.C. Cytological and chemical evidence for an active resistance response to infection by Colletotrichum acutatum in ‘Elliott’ blueberries. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 810:810:361-368.
  36. *Miles, T.D., and Schilder, A.M.C. Correlation of signs and symptoms of mummy berry in highbush blueberry. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 810:379-384.