Cristina Rosa

Assistant 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.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Insects Bacteria Genes Digestive System Double Stranded Rna Microorganisms Herbivores Nitrogen Larva Hemiptera Lycopersicon Esculentum Insect Larvae Tobacco Herbivory Zea Mays Rna Interference Glucose Oxidase Insect North America Tomatoes Wasps Larvae Mouth Messenger Rna Diet

Most Recent Papers

Parasitic Wasp Mediates Plant Perception of Insect Herbivores

Ching Wen Tan, Michelle Peiffer, Kelli Hoover, Cristina Rosa, Gary W. Felton, 2019, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 972-981

The past, present, and future of Barley yellow dwarf management

Joseph Walls, Edwin Rajotte, Cristina Rosa, 2019, Agriculture on p. 23

In-situ detection of <i>Tomato spotted wilt orthotospovirus</i> from crude plant extracts using Reverse Transcriptase- Recombinase Polymerase Amplification (RT-RPA) in endpoint and real-time

Juan Francisco Iturralde Martinez, Cristina Rosa, 2019, bioRxiv

Dissecting the intercellular trafficking of the movement protein of <i>Ourmia melon virus</i>

Natali Ozber, Paolo Margaria, Massimo Turina, Charles Anderson, Cristina Rosa, 2019, bioRxiv

Survey, morphology and white mold disease of country bean (<i>Lablab purpureus</i> L.) caused by <i> Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i>(Lib.) de Bary in-relation to soil physico-chemical properties and weather conditions in Bangladesh

M Nahar, N Naher, M Alam, M Hussain, L Yasmin, M Mian, Sally Miller, Cristina Rosa, 2019, Crop Protection

Investigating the viral ecology of global bee communities with high-throughput metagenomics

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 Martin Patch, Cristina Rosa, Joyce Megumi Sakamoto, Scott Stanley, Anthony D. Vaudo, Christina M. Grozinger, 2018, Scientific reports

Symbiotic polydnavirus of a parasite manipulates caterpillar and plant immunity

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

Characterization of the first complete genome sequence of an Impatiens necrotic spot orthotospovirus isolate from the United States and worldwide phylogenetic analyses of INSV isolates

Kaixi Zhao, Paolo Margaria, Cristina Rosa, 2018, BMC Research Notes

First report of ‘Candidatus phytoplasma trifolii’-related strain of 16SrVI-A phytoplasma subgroup, associated with Elm yellows disease in American elm (<i>Ulmus americana</i> L.) in Ohio, USA

CE Flower, N Hayes-Plazolles, JM Slavicek, Cristina Rosa, 2018, Plant disease on p. 438--438

Diseases of Begonia

2018, Handbook of Florists' Crops Diseases on p. 891--909

Most-Cited Papers

Oral delivery of double-stranded RNAs and siRNAs induces RNAi effects in the potato/tomato psyllid, Bactericerca cockerelli

Hada Wuriyanghan, Cristina Rosa, Bryce W. Falk, 2011, PloS one

Tritrophic Interactions

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

Host plant species determines symbiotic bacterial community mediating suppression of plant defenses

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

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

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

RNA interference is induced in the glassy winged sharpshooter Homalodisca vitripennis by actin dsRNA

Cristina Rosa, Shizuo G. Kamita, Bryce W. Falk, 2012, Pest Management Science on p. 995-1002

Fall armyworm-associated gut bacteria modulate plant defense responses

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

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

Small RNA profiles of wild-type and silencing suppressor-deficient tomato spotted wilt virus infected Nicotiana benthamiana

Paolo Margaria, Laura Miozzi, Cristina Rosa, Michael Axtell, Hanu R. Pappu, Massimo Turina, 2015, Virus Research on p. 30-38

Essential amino acid supplementation by gut microbes of a wood-feeding cerambycid

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

Diversity of proteobacterial endosymbionts in hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae) (Hemiptera

Carol D. von Dohlen, Usha Spaulding, Kathleen Shields, Nathan P. Havill, Cristina Rosa, Kelli Hoover, 2013, Environmental microbiology on p. 2043-2062