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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Publication Tags

Bacteria Insects Digestive System Genes Microorganisms Larva Tomatoes Nitrogen Herbivory Herbivores Thysanoptera Catechol Oxidase Lycopersicon Esculentum Viruses Secretion Gene Expression Fagus Defense Cerambycidae Copper Larvae Insecta Mouth Zea Mays Diet

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,

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

An Integrated Pest Management Program Outperforms Conventional Practices for Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) in Cambodia

Mitzy F. Porras, Antonino Malacrinò, Chanratha An, Kim Hian Seng, Ong Socheath, George Norton, Sally Miller, Cristina Rosa, Edwin G. Rajotte, Megan E. O’Rourke, 2022, Plant Health Progress on p. 206-211

Phytobiome Metabarcoding: A Tool to Help Identify Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Causal Agents of Undiagnosed Tree Diseases

Carrie J. Fearer, Antonino Malacrinò, Cristina Rosa, Pierluigi Bonello, 2022, on p. 347-366

M. Chiapello, L. Bosco, M. Ciuffo, S. Ottati, N. Salem, C. Rosa, L. Tavella, M. Turina, 2021, Journal of Virology

Md Tariqul Islam, Wenzi Ckurshumova, Michael Fefer, Jun Liu, Wakar Uddin, Cristina Rosa, 2021, Plants

Virus-Resistant Crops and Trees

Cristina Rosa, 2021, on p. 145-160

Carrie J. Ewing, Jason Slot, Maria Soledad Benitez, Cristina Rosa, Antonino Malacrino, Alison Bennett, Enrico Bonello, 2021, Phytobiomes Journal on p. 335-349

Sara Klee, Judith P. Sinn, Elena Christian, Aleah Holmes, Kaixi Zhao, Brian Lehman, Kari A. Peter, Cristina Rosa, Timothy McNellis, 2020, Journal of Bacteriology on p. 19

Most-Cited Papers

Seung Ho Chung, Cristina Rosa, Erin D. Scully, Michelle Peiffer, John F. Tooker, Kelli Hoover, Dawn S. Luthe, Gary W. Felton, 2013, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 15728-15733

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

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

Helicoverpa zea gut-associated bacteria indirectly induce defenses in tomato by triggering a salivary elicitor(s)

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

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

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

Gut microbes contribute to nitrogen provisioning in a wood-feeding cerambycid

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