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Viruses, virus transmission and hypovirulence in Cryphonectria parasitica

--Milgroom, M. G. and Hillman, B. I. 2011. Ecology and evolution of fungal viruses. In: C. J. Hurst, (Ed.), Studies in Viral Ecology: Volume One: Microbial and Botanical Host Systems. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, pp. 221-257.

--Sotirovski K., Rigling D., Heiniger U., Milgroom M.G., 2011. Variation in virulence of Cryphonectria hypovirus 1 (CHV-1) in Macedonia. Forest Pathology 41:59-65 [article].

--Papazova-Anakieva, I., Sotirovski, K., Cortesi, P., and Milgroom, M. G. 2008. Horizontal transmission of hypoviruses between vegetative compatibility types of Cryphonectria parasitica in Macedonia. Eur. J. Plant Pathol. 120:35-42. [full text]

--Liu, Y.-C., Dynek, J. N., Hillman, B. I., and Milgroom, M. G. 2007. Diversity of viruses in Cryphonectria parasitica and C. nitschkei in Japan and China, and partial characterization of a new chrysovirus species. Mycological Research 111: 433-442. [full text]

--Sotirovski, K., Milgroom, M. G., Rigling, D., and Heiniger, U. 2006. Occurrence of Cryphonectria hypovirus 1 in the chestnut blight fungus in Macedonia. Forest Pathology 36: 136-143. [Abstract] [full text]

--Carbone, I., Liu, Y.-C., Hillman, B. I., and Milgroom, M. G. 2004. Recombination and migration of Cryphonectria hypovirus 1 as inferred from gene genealogies and the coalescent. Genetics 166: 1611-1629. [PubMed]
--Milgroom, M. G., and Cortesi, P. 2004. Biological control of chestnut blight with hypovirulence: a critical analysis. Annu. Rev. Phytopathol. 42:311-338. [PubMed]

--Liu, Y.-C., Hillman, B. I., Linder-Basso, D., Kaneko, S., and Milgroom, M. G. 2003. Evidence for interspecies transmission of viruses in natural populations of filamentous fungi in the genus Cryphonectria. Molecular Ecology 12:1619-1628. [PubMed]

--Biella, S., Smith, M. L., Aist, J. R., Cortesi, P., and Milgroom, M. G. 2002. Programmed cell death correlates with virus transmission in a filamentous fungus. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 269:2269-2276. [PubMed]
--Liu, Y.-C., Double, M. L., MacDonald, W. L., and Milgroom, M. G. 2002. Persistence of Cryphonectria hypoviruses after their release for biological control of chestnut blight in West Virginia forests. For. Pathol. 32:345-356. [Abstract] [full text]

--Cortesi, P., McCulloch, C. E., Song, H., Lin, H., and Milgroom, M. G. 2001. Genetic control of horizontal virus transmission in the chestnut blight fungus, Cryphonectria parasitica. Genetics 159:107-118. [PubMed]

--Liu, Y.-C., Durrett, R., and Milgroom, M. G. 2000. A spatially-structured stochastic model to simulate heterogeneous transmission of viruses in fungal populations. Ecol. Model. 127:291-308. [Abstract] [pdf]
--Peever, T. L., Liu, Y.-C., Cortesi, P., and Milgroom, M. G. 2000. Variation in tolerance and virulence in the chestnut blight fungus-hypovirus interaction. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66:4863-4869. [PubMed]

--Milgroom, M. G. 1999. Viruses in fungal populations In Structure and dynamics of fungal populations (J. J. Worrall, ed), pp. 283-305. Kluwer Academic Publ, Dordrecht.

--Peever, T. L., Liu, Y.-C., Wang, K., Hillman, B. I., Foglia, R., and Milgroom, M. G. 1998. Incidence and diversity of double-stranded RNAs infecting the chestnut blight fungus, Cryphonectria parasitica, in China and Japan. Phytopathology 88:811-817. [pdf]

--Peever, T. L., Liu, Y.-C., and Milgroom, M. G. 1997. Diversity of hypoviruses and other double-stranded RNAs in Cryphonectria parasitica in North America. Phytopathology 87:1026-1033. [pdf]

--Liu, Y.-C., and Milgroom, M. G. 1996. Correlation between hypovirus transmission and the number of vegetative incompatibility (vic) genes different among isolates from a natural population of Cryphonectria parasitica. Phytopathology 86:79-86.

--Zhou, E., Wang, K., Liu, F., Lu, J., and Milgroom, M. G. 1995. Detection of double-stranded RNA in Cryphonectria parasitica (Murr.) Barr with monoclonal antibodies. Acta Phytopathologica Sinica 25:91-92.

--Polashock, J. J., Anagnostakis, S. L., Milgroom, M. G., and Hillman, B. I. 1994. Isolation and characterization of a virus-resistant mutant of the chestnut blight fungus. Curr. Genet. 26:528-534. [PubMed]

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