Professor of Plant Pathology; Bacterial Systematics Head, Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology
Bacterial systematics, epidemiology, and population biology of bacterial plant pathogens and biological control agents to develop alternatives to synthetic chemicals for plant disease management
Publication TagsLettuce Genome Leaf Spot Genes Genomics Xanthomonas Pathogens Pseudomonas Taxonomy Xanthomonas Hortorum Xanthomonas Campestris Pv. Vitians Xanthomonas Campestris Phylogeny Names Opinion Epidemiology Lactuca Sativa Germplasm Cultivars Virulence Pathovars Sequence Analysis Winter Bacteria Nucleotides
Most Recent Publications
Phylogeny of pectolytic bacteria associated with recent outbreaks of potato soft rot and blackleg in the United States
Rebecca Currland, Ryan McNally, B Webster, Amy Charkowski, Keith Perry, Jay Hao, Gary Secor, Carolee Bull, N. Rosenzweig, Steven Johnson, Robert Larkin, Carol Ishimaru,
Corrigendum: Comparative genomic analysis of the lettuce bacterial leaf spot pathogen, Xanthomonas hortorum pv. vitians, to investigate race specificity, (Front. Microbiol, (2022), 13, (840311), 10.3389/fmicb.2022.840311)
Emma Rosenthal, Neha Potnis, Carolee T. Bull, 2022, Frontiers in Microbiology
First Report of Bacterial Blight on Arugula (Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa) Caused by Pseudomonas cannabina pv. alisalensis in New York
S. Bibi, M. T. McGrath, C. T. Bull, 2022, Plant Disease on p. 2984
La Mancha Bacteriana en Hojas de Lechuga.
Carolee Bull, 2022,
Correction to: Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) germplasm resistant to bacterial leaf spot caused by race 1 of Xanthomonas hortorum pv. vitians (Brown 1918) Morinière et al. 2020 (Journal of Plant Pathology, (2022), 104, 3, (993-1008), 10.1007/s42161-022-01123-0)
Germán V. Sandoya, Emma Rosenthal, Ivan Simko, Lis N. Rodrigues-Porto, William H. Wadlington, Carolee T. Bull, Amanda Carroll, 2022, Journal of Plant Pathology on p. 1009
Comparative Genomic Analysis of the Lettuce Bacterial Leaf Spot Pathogen, Xanthomonas hortorum pv. vitians, to Investigate Race Specificity
Emma Rosenthal, Neha Potnis, Carolee T. Bull, 2022, Frontiers in Microbiology
First Report of Brown Spot on White Button Mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) Caused by Cedecea neteri in Iran
Mozhde Hamidizade, S. Mohsen Taghavi, Hamzeh Mafakheri, Rachel A. Herschlag, Samuel J. Martins, Kevin L. Hockett, Carolee T. Bull, Ebrahim Osdaghi, 2022, Plant Disease on p. 1291
David R. Arahal, Hans Jürgen Busse, Carolee T. Bull, Henrik Christensen, Maria Chuvochina, Svetlana N. Dedysh, Pierre Edouard Fournier, Konstantinos T. Konstantinidis, Charles T. Parker, Ramon Rosselló-Móra, Antonio Ventosa, Markus Göker, 2022, International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology
Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) germplasm resistant to bacterial leaf spot caused by race 1 of Xanthomonas hortorum pv. vitians (Brown 1918) Morinière et al. 2020
Germán V. Sandoya, Emma Rosenthal, Ivan Simko, Lis N. Rodrigues-Porto, William H. Wadlington, Carolee T. Bull, Amanda Carroll, 2022, Journal of Plant Pathology
Judicial Opinions 112–122
David Arahal, Hans-Jürgen Busse, Carolee T. Bull, Henrik Christensen, Maria Chuvochina, Svetlana Dedysh, Pierre-Edouard Fournier, Konstantinos Konstantinidis, Charles Parker, Ramon Rossello-Mora, Antonio Ventosa, Markus Göker, 2022, International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology
Cedar Hesse, Frederik Schulz, Carolee T. Bull, Brenda T. Shaffer, Qing Yan, Nicole Shapiro, Karl A. Hassan, Neha Varghese, Liam D.H. Elbourne, Ian T. Paulsen, Nikos Kyrpides, Tanja Woyke, Joyce E. Loper, 2018, Environmental Microbiology on p. 2142-2159
Practical Benefits of Knowing the Enemy: Modern Molecular Tools for Diagnosing the Etiology of Bacterial Diseases and Understanding the Taxonomy and Diversity of Plant-Pathogenic Bacteria
Carolee Theresa Bull, Steven T. Koike, 2015, Annual Review of Phytopathology on p. 157-180
Clarifying the taxonomy of the causal agent of bacterial leaf spot of lettuce through a polyphasic approach reveals that Xanthomonas cynarae Trébaol et al. 2000 emend. Timilsina et al. 2019 is a later heterotypic synonym of Xanthomonas hortorum Vauterin et al. 1995
Lucas Morinière, Alexandre Burlet, Emma R. Rosenthal, Xavier Nesme, Perrine Portier, Carolee T. Bull, Céline Lavire, Marion Fischer-Le Saux, Franck Bertolla, 2020, Systematic and Applied Microbiology
Comparative Genomics of Multiple Strains of Pseudomonas cannabina pv. alisalensis, a Potential Model Pathogen of Both Monocots and Dicots
Panagiotis F. Sarris, Emmanouil A. Trantas, David A. Baltrus, Carolee T. Bull, William Patrick Wechter, Shuangchun Yan, Filippos Ververidis, Nalvo F. Almeida, Corbin D. Jones, Jeffery L. Dangl, Nickolas J. Panopoulos, Boris A. Vinatzer, Dimitrios E. Goumas, 2013, PLoS One
William B. Whitman, Carolee T. Bull, Hans Jürgen Busse, Pierre Edouard Fournier, Aharon Oren, Stefano Ventura, 2019, International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology on p. 584-593
Ebrahim Osdaghi, Samuel Martins, Laura Ramos-Sepulveda, Fabricio Rocha Vieira, Fabrício Rocha Vieira, John A. Pecchia, David Meigs Beyer, Terrence H. Bell, Yinong Yang, Kevin L. Hockett, Carolee T. Bull, 2019, Plant Disease on p. 2714-2732
The inheritance of resistance to bacterial leaf spot of lettuce caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. Vitians in three lettuce cultivars
Ryan J. Hayes, Mark A. Trent, Maria Jose Truco, Rudie Antonise, Richard W. Michelmore, Carolee T. Bull, 2014, Horticulture Research
E. A. Newberry, T. M. Jardini, I. Rubio, P. D. Roberts, B. Babu, S. T. Koike, H. Bouzar, E. M. Goss, J. B. Jones, C. T. Bull, M. L. Paret, 2016, Plant Disease on p. 1397-1404
Genetic diversity and virulence of wheat and barley strains of xanthomonas translucens from the upper midwestern United States
Rebecca D. Curland, Liangliang Gao, Carolee T. Bull, Boris A. Vinatzer, Ruth Dill-Macky, Leon Van Eck, Carol A. Ishimaru, 2018, Phytopathology on p. 443-453
Baby leaf lettuce germplasm enhancement: Developing diverse populations with resistance to bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians
Ryan J. Hayes, Mark A. Trent, Beiquan Mou, Ivan Simko, Samantha J. Gebben, Carolee T. Bull, 2014, Hortscience: A Publication of the American Society for Hortcultural Science on p. 18-24
News Articles Featuring Carolee Bull
Oct 03, 2022
Bull steps down at Microbiome Center, looks forward to future innovation
After more than five years at the helm of Penn State’s Microbiome Center, founding director Carolee Bull has stepped down. Though she will continue serving as department head of plant pathology and environmental microbiology and as a professor of plant pathology and systematic bacteriology at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, Bull has handed off leadership of the Microbiome Center to recent Penn State hire Seth Bordentstein.
Mar 18, 2022
Alliance between College of Ag Sciences, University of Pretoria yields benefits
Developing solutions to address threats to plant health is the centerpiece of a partnership between Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences and the University of Pretoria in South Africa. The partnership is designed to increase both organizations’ research, teaching and extension impact and growth opportunities, thereby increasing food security and environmental stewardship.
Aug 24, 2020
Bull elected fellow of American Phytopathological Society
Carolee Bull, professor of systematic bacteriology and plant pathology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has been elected as a fellow of the American Phytopathological Society, an honor given to members in recognition of distinguished contributions to the discipline of plant pathology.
Aug 06, 2020
Penn State Microbiome Center and GALT enter collaboration to advance research
The Penn State Microbiome Center and General Automation Lab Technologies (GALT) announced their collaboration to advance plant pathology, environmental microbiology and human gut microbiome studies.
Jul 28, 2020
Mysterious Chinese seed packets are showing up all over the US, and the government is warning people not to plant them
Dozens of US states have reported mysterious seeds showing up in packages from China and are warning citizens not to plant them because they could be an invasive species.
Jul 27, 2020
Agriculture officials issue warning on seed packages from China
Agriculture officials in Georgia and at least 12 other states issued warnings Monday about unsolicited seed packages arriving from China that may be an invasive plant species and harmful to livestock, according to reports.
Jul 26, 2020
27 States Issue Warnings About Seed Packets From China
State agriculture officials are urging residents not to plant the seeds, which were mailed in pouches featuring Chinese characters.
Jul 18, 2020
How to manage plant pests and diseases in your coronavirus victory garden
Home gardening is having a boom year across the United States. Whether they’re growing their own food in response to pandemic shortages or just looking for a diversion, numerous aspiring gardeners have constructed their first raised beds, and seeds are flying off suppliers’ shelves. Now that gardens are largely planted, much of the work for the next several months revolves around keeping them healthy.
Jul 02, 2020
How to manage plant pests and diseases in your victory garden
Home gardening is having a boom year across the US, whether because of pandemic shortages or people wanting a diversion. Now that gardens are largely planted, much of the work for the next several months revolves around keeping them healthy.
Jan 07, 2020
Growth of Microbiome Centers Noted In Nature Microbiology.
Penn State has committed to hiring almost two dozen new faculty members to study the microbiome since the creation of its own center.