Cristina Rosa

Associate Professor of Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology

Cristina Rosa

Research Summary

Plant Virology, interaction of plant viruses with their insects as vectors and with their plant hosts. Virus evolution, exploration of plant viromes, viral co-infections, effect of climate change on viral resistant breaking strains. Use of nanotechnologies for virus detection and virus disease management.

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Bacteria Insects Digestive System Larva Microorganisms Herbivory Herbivores Nitrogen Genes Insecta Catechol Oxidase Lycopersicon Esculentum Tomatoes Secretion Larvae Thysanoptera Cerambycidae Thripidae Neohydatothrips Variabilis Zea Mays Gene Expression Insect Larvae Mouth Diet Urea

Most Recent Publications

A cyber-age approach to manage <i>Barley yellow dwarf virus</i> in winter wheat on a global scale

Joseph Walls III, Cristina Rosa, 2014 ESA Annual Meeting, Entomological Society of America

Effective plant virus enrichment using carbon nanotubes and microfluidics

Nestor Perea-López, Nestor Perea Lopez, Francisco Iturralde, Juan Iturralde Martinez, Chad Vosburg, E Rajotte, Cristina Rosa, M Terrones Maldonado, Mauricio Terrones, 2024, Journal of Virological Methods on p. 114905

Md Tariqul Islam, Madeline Sain, Colin Stark, Michael Fefer, Jun Liu, Todd Hoare, Wenzi Ckurshumova, Cristina Rosa, 2023, Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences on p. 2675-2686

Maize near-isogenic lines with enhanced flavonoids alleviated dextran sodium sulfate-induced murine colitis via modulation of the gut microbiota

Binning Wu, Abigail D. Cox, Haotian Chang, Mary J. Kennett, Cristina Rosa, Surinder Chopra, Shiyu Li, Lavanya Reddivari, 2023, Food and Function on p. 9606-9616

Asifa Hameed, Cristina Rosa, Cheryle A. O’Donnell, Edwin G. Rajotte, 2023, Viruses

Kaixi Zhao, Md Islam, Nathan Johnson, M Axtell, Cristina Rosa, 2023, bioRxiv on p. 2023-08

Photosensitizer to the Rescue: In Planta and Field Application of Photodynamic Inactivation Against Plant-Pathogenic Bacteria

Md Islam, Kenneth Ng, Michael Fefer, Jun Liu, W Uddin, Wenzi Ckurshumova, Cristina Rosa, 2023, Plant Disease on p. 870--878

Asifa Hameed, Jonah M. Ulmer, Istvan Miko, Cristina Rosa, Edwin G. Rajotte, 2022, Insects

Most-Cited Papers

RNA interference mechanisms and applications in plant pathology

Cristina Rosa, Yen Wen Kuo, Hada Wuriyanghan, Bryce W. Falk, 2018, Annual Review of Phytopathology on p. 581-610

Tritrophic Interactions: Microbe-Mediated Plant Effects on Insect Herbivores

Ikkei Shikano, Cristina Rosa, Ching Wen Tan, Gary W. Felton, 2017, Annual Review of Phytopathology on p. 313-331

Flor E. Acevedo, Michelle Peiffer, Ching Wen Tan, Bruce A. Stanley, Anne Stanley, Jie Wang, Asher G. Jones, Kelli Hoover, Cristina Rosa, Dawn Luthe, Gary Felton, 2017, Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions on p. 127-137

Seung Ho Chung, Erin D. Scully, Michelle Peiffer, Scott M. Geib, Cristina Rosa, Kelli Hoover, Gary W. Felton, 2017, Scientific Reports

Jie Wang, Michelle Peiffer, Kelli Hoover, Cristina Rosa, Rensen Zeng, Gary W. Felton, 2017, New Phytologist on p. 1294-1306

Ching Wen Tan, Michelle Peiffer, Kelli Hoover, Cristina Rosa, Flor E. Acevedo, Gary W. Felton, 2018, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 5199-5204

Paul A. Ayayee, Thomas Larsen, Cristina Rosa, Gary W. Felton, James G. Ferry, Kelli Hoover, 2016, Environmental Entomology on p. 66-73

David A. Galbraith, Zachary L. Fuller, Allyson M. Ray, Axel Brockmann, Maryann Frazier, Mary W. Gikungu, J. Francisco Iturralde Martinez, Karen M. Kapheim, Jeffrey T. Kerby, Sarah D. Kocher, Oleksiy Losyev, Elliud Muli, Harland M. Patch, Cristina Rosa, Joyce M. Sakamoto, Scott Stanley, Anthony D. Vaudo, Christina M. Grozinger, 2018, Scientific Reports on p. 8879

Paul Ayayee, Cristina Rosa, James Gregory Ferry, Gary Felton, Michael Craig Saunders, Kelli Hoover, 2014, Environmental Entomology on p. 903-912

Herbivore Oral Secreted Bacteria Trigger Distinct Defense Responses in Preferred and Non-Preferred Host Plants

Jie Wang, Seung Ho Chung, Michelle Peiffer, Cristina Rosa, Kelli Hoover, Rensen Zeng, Gary W. Felton, 2016, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 463-474