Greenhouse and Nursery Pathology UC Davis


Del Castillo Múnera, J., Poret-Peterson, A. T., & Swett, C. L. 2022. Changes in fungal and oomycete community composition following irrigation reductions aimed at increasing water use efficiency in a containerized nursery crop. Phytobiomes Journal, (247).

Paugh K.R., Del Castillo Múnera J., Swett C.L. First Report of Fusarium falciforme(FSSC 3+4) Causing Rot of Industrial Hemp (Cannabis sativa) in California. Plant Dis. 2021 Dec 2.

Beaulieu, J., Del Castillo Munera, J., & Balci, Y. 2021. Detection of oomycide-insensitive Phytophthora isolates in Maryland ornamental nurseries and Mid-Atlantic landscapes provide data for reconsidering management strategies. Plant Health Progress, (ja).

Geiser, D. M., Al-Hatmi, A., Aoki, T., Arie, T., Balmas, V., Barnes, I., … Del Castillo-Múnera J.,  & Viljoen, A. 2020. Phylogenomic analysis of a 55.1 kb 19-gene dataset resolves a monophyletic Fusarium that includes the Fusarium solani Species Complex. Phytopathology, (ja).

Del Castillo Múnera, J., Belayneh, B., Lea-Cox, J., Ritsvey, A., Koivunen, E.E.,  Swett, C.L. 2019. Enabling adaptation to water scarcity: Identifying and managing root disease risks associated with reducing irrigation inputs in greenhouse crop production.  Agricultural Water Management, 226, 105737

Del Castillo Múnera, J., Belayneh, B., Lea-Cox, J., Swett, C.L. 2019.  Effects of set-point soil moisture control on oomycete disease risk in containerized annual crops, based on the tomato- Phytophthora capsici model system. Phytopathology 109 (8), 1441-1452.

Del Castillo Múnera, J., Quesada-Ocampo, L.M., Rojas, A., Chilvers, M.I., Hausbeck, M.K.  2018.  Population structure of Pythium ultimum from greenhouse floral crops in Michigan.  Plant disease 103 (5), 859-867.

Del Castillo Múnera, J., and Swett, C.L. 2017.  First report of Pythium aphanidermatum causing root rot and decline of poinsettia in Maryland. Plant disease 101 (8), 1556-1556.

Del Castillo Múnera, J., and Hausbeck, M.K.  2016.  Characterization of Pythium species associated with greenhouse floriculture crops in Michigan.  Plant Disease 100 (3), 569-573.

Del Castillo Múnera, J., and Hausbeck, M.K.  2015.  Integrating host resistance and plant protectants to manage Pythium root rot on geranium and snapdragon.  HortScience 50:1319-1326.