Encarnación Pérez Artés

  • Crop diseases caused by soilborne fungi : Fusarium spp. and Verticillium spp.
  • Genetic diversity analysis of pathogen populations.
  • Development of molecular methods for the diagnosis and detection of the fungal pathogen in planta and in soil.
  • Fusarium wilt of carnation (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. dianthi).
  • Extrachromosomal elements related to virulence: plasmids and mycovirus.
  • Mycovirus as potential biological control agents.

Gómez-Lama Cabanás C., and  Pérez-Artés E.. 2014. New evidence of intra-race diversity in Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. dianthi populations based on Vegetative Compatibility Groups. European Journal of Plant Pathology.  139:445–451. DOI 10.1007/s10658-014-0412-y.

Gómez-Lama Cabanás C.,  Valverde-Corredor A., and Pérez-Artés E.. 2012. Molecular analysis of Spanish populations of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. dianthi demonstrates a high genetic diversity and identifies virulence groups in races 1 and 2 of the pathogen. European Journal of Plant Pathology 132: 561-576. DOI 10.1007/s10658-011-9901-4.

Dervis S., Erten L.,Mercado-Blanco J., Valverde-Corredor A., and Pérez-Artés E. 2010. Verticillium wilt of olive in Turkey: a survey on disease importance, pathogen diversity and susceptibility of relevant olive cultivars. European Journal of Plant Pathology 127: 287-301. DOI 10.1007/s10658-010-9595-z.

Carrasco-Ballesteros S.,  Castillo P., Adams B.J. , and Pérez-Artés E. 2007. Identification of Pratylenchus thornei, the cereal and legume root-lesion nematode, based on SCAR-PCR and satellite DNA. European Journal of Plant Pathology 118: 115-125. DOI 10.1007/s10658-007-9110-3.

Pérez-Artés E., Mercado-Blanco J., Ruz-Carrillo A. R.,Rodríguez-Jurado M.D., and Jiménez-Díaz, R. M.2005. Detectionof the defoliating and nondefoliating pathotypes of Verticillium dahliae in artificial and natural soils by nested PCR. Plant and Soil 268:349-356. DOI 10.1007/s11104-004-0378-1.

Fusarium wilt resistance test of commercial carnation cultivars.

Honorary Lecturer in Agronomy Department UCO