Journal Articles


Chen, W., Hasegawa, D.K., Kaur, N., Kliot, A., Pinheiro, P.V., Luan, J., Zheng, Y., Liu, W., Honghe, S., Xu, Y., Luo, Y., Kruse, A., Yang, X., Elimelech, M., Fisher, T.W., MacCoss, M., Johnson, R., Nelson, D.R., Cohen, E., Hunter, W.B., Brown, J.K., Jander, G., Cilia, M., Douglas, A.E., Ghanim, M., Simmons, A.L., Wintermantel, W.M., Ling, K.-S., Fei, Z. 2016.  The genome of whitefly Bemisia tabaci MEAM1, a global crop pest, provides novel insights into virus transmission, host adaptation, and insecticide resistance. BMC Biology 14:110. DOI: 10.1186/s12915-016-0321-y.

Cicero, J. M., Fisher, T.W., and Brown, J.K. 2016. Localization of ‘Ca. Liberibacter solanacearum’and evidence for surface appendages in the potato psyllid vector. Phytopathology 106:142-154.

Hadjistylli, M., Roderick, G.K., and Brown, J.K. 2016. Global population structure of a worldwide pest and virus vector: genetic diversity and population history of the Bemisia tabaci sibling species group. PLoS One doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0165105.

Leke, W.N., Khatabi, B., Fondong, V.N., and Brown, J.K. 2016. Illumina sequencing of the first begomovirus infecting fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis) plants in Cameroon: Annotated sequence record.  Arch.Virol doi 10.1007/s00705-016-2915-7.

Leke, W.N., Khatabi, B., Mignouna, D.B., Brown, J.K., and Fondong, V.N.  2016. Complete genome sequence of a new bipartite begomovirus infecting cotton in Benin Republic in West Africa. Arch Virol. 161(8), 2329-2333. doi 10.1007/s00705-016-2894-8.

Malik, H.J., Raza, A., Amin, I., Scheffler, J.A., Scheffler, B.E., Brown, J.K., and Mansoor, S. 2016.  RNAi-mediated mortality of the whitefly through transgenic expression of doublestranded RNA homologous to acetylcholinesterase and ecdysone receptor in tobacco plants. scientificreports/Scientific Reports 6:38469 | DOI: 10.1038/srep38469.

McRoberts, N., C. Thomas, Brown, J.K., F. W. Nutter, J. P. Stack and R. D. Martyn. 2016. The evolution of a process for selecting and prioritizing diseases for recovery plans. Plant Dis. 100:1-7.

Quintela, E.; A. Abreu, J. Lima, G. Mascarin, and Brown., J.K. 2016. First report on natural reproduction of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in maize fields (Zea mays L.) in Brazil. Pest Mgmt. Sci. DOI: 10.1002/ps.4259.

Unkefer, C.J., Sayre, R.T., Magnuson, J.K., Anderson, D.B., Baxter; I., Blaby, I.K., Brown, J.K., Carleton, M., Cattolico, R.A., Dale, T., Devarenne, T.P., Downes, C.M., Dutcher, S.K., Fox, D.T., Goodenough, U., Jaworski, J., Holladay, J.E., Kramer; D.M., Koppisch, A.T., Lipton, M.S., Marrone, B.L., McCormick, M., Molnar, I., Mott, J.B, Ogden, K.L., Richardson, J.W., Sabarski, M., et al., 2016. Review of the algal biology program within the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts. 2016. Review of the algal biology program within the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts.  Algal Res.


Brown, J.K., Zerbini, F.M., Navas-Castillo, J., Moriones, E., Ramos-Sobrinho, R., Silva, J.C.F., Briddon, R.W., Hernandez-Zepeda, C., Idris, A.M., Malathi, V.G., Martin, D.P., Rivera-Bustamante, R., Ueda, S., Varsani, A. 2015. Revision of Begomovirus taxonomy based on pairwise sequence comparisons. Arch. Virol. 160(6):1593-1619.

Cicero, J.M., Stansly, P.A., and Brown, J.K. 2015.  Functional anatomy of the oral region of the potato psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozidae) Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 108: 743-761.

Vyas, M., Fisher, T., He, R., Nelson, W.H., Yin, G., Cicero, J.M., Willer, M., Kim, R., Kramer, R., May, G.A., Crow, J.A., Soderlund, C.A., Gang, D.R., and Brown, J.K. 2015. Asian citrus psyllid expression profiles suggest Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus-mediated alteration of adult nutrition and metabolism, and of nymphal development and immunity. PLoS One 10(6), e0130328.


Al-Saleh, M.A., Al-Shahwan, I.M., Brown, J.K., and Idris, A.M. 2014. Molecular characterization of a naturally occurring intraspecific recombinant begomovirus with close relatives widespread in southern Arabia. Virology Journal 11:103 doi:10.1186/1743-422X-11-103.

Fisher, T.W., M. Vyas, R. He, W. Nelson, J.M. Cicero, M. Willer, R. Kim, R. Kramer, G.A. May, J.A. Crow, C.A. Soderlund, D.R. Gang, and J.K. Brown. 2014. Comparison of potato and Asian citrus psyllid adult and nymph transcriptomes identified vector transcripts with potential involvement in circulative, propagative Liberibacter transmission. Pathogens 3: 875-907; doi: 10.3390/

Gao, R.R., Zhang, W.P., Zhang, R.M., Zhou, H.X., Pan, H.P., Zhang, Y.J., Brown, J.K., and Chu, D. 2014. Population structure of the greenhouse whitefly, Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Westwood), an invasive species from the Americas, 60 years after invading China. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 15:13514-13528 doi:10.3390/ijms150813514.

Hadjistylli, M., Schwartz, S.A., Brown, J.K., and Roderick, G.K. 2014. Isolation and characterization of nine microsatellite loci from the sweetpotato whitefly Bemisia tabaci biotype B. J. Insect Sci. 14:148. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/ieu010.

Hosseinzadeh, M.R., Shamsbakhsh, M., Kazempour Osalou, S., and Brown, J.K. 2014. Phylogenetic relationships, recombination analysis, and genetic variability among diverse variants of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus in Iran and the Arabian Peninsula: further support for a TYLCV-center of diversity. Arch. Virol. 158: 485-497. DOI 10.1007/s00705-013-1851-z.

Idris, A., Al-Saleh, M.A., Piatek, M.J., Al-Shahwan, I., Ali, S., and Brown, J.K. 2014. Viral metagenomics: validation of genome enrichment coupled with Next Generation Sequencing reveals reproducibility between laboratory and field samples, and reveals polymorphisms in begomovirus populations from natural plant infections. Viruses 6:1219-1236; doi:10.3390/v6031219.

Legg, J.P., Sseruwagi, P., Boniface, S., Okao-Okuja, G., Shirima, R., Bigirimana, S., Gervais Gashaka, H., Hermann, W., Jeremiah, S., Obiero, H., Ndyetabula, I., Tata-Hangy, W., Masembe, C., and Brown, J.K. 2014. Spatio-temporal patterns of genetic change amongst cassava Bemisia tabaci whiteflies driving virus pandemics in East and Central Africa. Virus Res. 186: 61-75.

Musser, R. O., Hum-Musser, S.M., Gallucci, M., Des Rochers, B.1, and Brown, J.K. 2014. Microarray analysis of tomato plants exposed to the non-viruliferous or viruliferous whitefly vector harboring Pepper golden mosaic virus. J. Insect Sci. 14: (230) doi: 10.1093/jisesa/ieu092.

N’Guessan, P.W., Watson, G.W., Brown, J.K., N'Guessan, F.K. 2014. First record of Jack Beardsley mealybug, Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) from Africa. Flor. Entomol. Soc. 97:1690-1693.

Naim, S., Brown, J.K., and Nibert, M.L. 2014. Diversification of penaeid shrimp infectious myonecrosis virus in Indonesia. Virus Res. 189: 97-105.

Tang, Y.F., Du, Z.G., He, Z.F., Brown, J.K., and She, X.M. 2014. Identification and molecular characterization of two begomoviruses from Pouzol. zeylanica (L.) Benn. exhibiting yellow mosaic symptoms in adjacent regions of China and Vietnam. Arch. Virol. 159:2799-2803.

Varsani, A., Martin, D.P., Navas-Castillo, J., Moriones, E., Hernández-Zepeda, C., Idris, A.M., Murilo, F., Zerbini, F.M., and Brown, J.K. 2014. Revisiting the classification of curtoviruses based on genome-wide pairwise identity. Arch. Virol. 159: 1873-1882.

Varsani, A., Navas-Castillo, J., Moriones, E., Hernández-Zepeda, C., Idris, A.M., Brown, J.K., Zerbini, F. M., Martin, D.P. 2014. Establishment of three new genera in the family Geminiviridae: Becurtovirus, Eragrovirus and Turncurtovirus. Arch. Virol. 159: 2193-2203.


Angelova, A., Park, S.H., Kyndt, J., Fitzsimmons, K., and Brown, J.K. 2014. Sonication based isolation and enrichment of Chlorella protothecoides chloroplasts for Illumina genome sequencing. J. Appl. Phycology 26: 209-218. DOI: 10.1007/s10811-013-0125-1.

Hernandez-Zepeda, C., Versani, A., and Brown, J.K. 2013. Intergeneric recombination between a new, spinach-infecting curtovirus and a new geminiviral species in the proposed genus Becurtovirus: first New World exemplar. Arch. Virol. 11: 2245-2254. DOI 10.1007/s00705-013-1733-4.

Leke, W.N., Sattar, M.N., Ngane, E.B., Negeve, J.M., and Kvarnheden, A., and Brown, J.K. 2013. Molecular characterization of begomoviruses and DNA satellites associated with okra leaf curl disease in Cameroon. Virus Res. 174:116-125.

Muhire, B., Martin, D.P., Brown, J.K., Navas-Castillo, J., Moriones, E., Zerbini, F.M., Rivera-Bustamante, R., Malathi, V.G., Briddon, R.W., and Varsani, A. 2013. A genome-wide pairwise-identity-based proposalfor the classification of viruses in the genus, Mastrevirus (family, Geminiviridae). Arch Virol. 158:1411-1424.

She, X., He, Z., and Brown, J.K. 2013. A new previously undescribed monopartite begomovirus infecting Permna serratifolia in Vietnam. Arch Virol DOI 10. 1007/s00705-013-1729-0.



Chu, D., Tao, Y.L., Zhang, Y.J., Wan, F.H., and Brown, J.K. 2012. Effects of host, temperature and relative humidity on competitive displacement of two invasive Bemisia tabaci biotypes [Q and B]. Insect Sci. 19, 595–603. DOI 10.1111/j.1744-7917.2011.01500.x

Cicero, J.C., and Brown, J.K. 2012. Ultrastructural studies of the salivary duct system in the whitefly vector Bemisia tabaci (Aleyrodidae: Hemiptera). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 105: 701-717; DOI:

Esterhuizen, L.L., Mabasa, K.G., Van Heerden, S.W., Czosnek, H., Brown, J.K., Van Heerden, J.H., and Rey, M.E.C. 2012. Genetic identification of members of the Bemisia tabaci cryptic species complex from South Africa reveals native and introduced haplotypes. J. Appl. Entomol. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0418.2012.01720.x

Götz, M., Popovski, S., Kollenberg, M., Gorovitz, R., Brown, J.K., Cicero, J., Czosnek, H., Winter, S., and Ghanim, M. 2012. Implication of Bemisia tabaci heat shock protein 70 in begomovirus - whitefly interactions. J. Virol. 86:13241-13252. doi:10.1128/JVI.00880-12.

Idris, A.M., Abdullah, N.M., and Brown, J.K. 2012. Leaf curl disease of two solanaceous species in Southwest Arabia are caused by a monopartite begomovirus evolutionarily most related to a species from the Nile Basin and a unique betasatellite. Virus Res. 169: 296-300.

Pan, H., Chu, D., Yan, W., Su, Q., Liu, B., Wang, S., Wu, Q., Xie, W., Jiao, X., Li, R., Yang, N., Yang, X., Xu, B., Brown, J.K., Zhou, X., and Zhang, Y. 2012. Rapid spread of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus in China is aided differentially by two invasive whitefly biotypes. PLoS ONE 7(4): e34817. doi:10.1371/.


Brown, J.K., Mills-Lujan, K. and Idris, A.M. 2011. Phylogenetic analysis of Melon chlorotic leaf curl virus from Guatemala, another emergent species in the Squash leaf curl virus clade. Virus Res. 158: 257–262. doi:10.1016/j.virusres.2011.03.002.

Cicero, J. M. and Brown, J.K. 2011. The anatomy of the accessory salivary glands of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Aleyrodidae: Hemiptera), and correlations to begomovirus transmission. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 104:280-286.

Cicero, J.M., and Brown, J.K. 2011. Functional anatomy of whitefly organs associated with Squash leaf curl virus (Geminiviridae: Begomovirus) transmission by the B Biotype of Bemisia tabaci (Aleyrodidae: Hemiptera). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 104:261-279.

Idris, A.M., Shahid, M.S., Briddon, R.W., Khan, A.J., Zhu, J.K., and Brown, J.K. 2011. An unusual alphasatellite associated with monopartite begomoviruses attenuates symptoms and reduces betasatellite accumulation. J Gen Virol. 92:706-717.

Kvarnheden, W,N., A., Ngane, E.B., Titanji, V.P.K., and Brown, J.K. 2011. Molecular characterization of a new begomovirus and divergent alphasatellite from tomato in Cameroon. Arch. Virol. 156:925-928. [DOI 10.1007/s00705-011-0957-4].

Leke, W.N., Brown, J.K., Ligthart, M.E., Sattar, N., Dominic, K., Njualem, D.K., and Kvarnheden, A. 2011. Ageratum conyzoides: a host to a unique begomovirus disease complex in Cameroon. Virus Res. doi:10.1016/j.virusres.2011.09.039.


Chu, D., Wan, F.H., Zhang, Y.J., and Brown, J.K. 2010. Change in the biotype composition of Bemisia tabaci in Shandong Province of China from 2005 to 2008. Environ. Entomol 39:1028-1036.

Collins, A., Mujaddad Rehman, M., Brown, J.K., Chowda-Reddy, R.V., Wang, A., Fondong, V., and Roye, M. 2010. Molecular characterization and experimental host range of an isolate of Macroptilium golden mosaic virus that infects Wissadula amplissima in Jamaica. Virus Res. 150: 148–152.

Dennehy, T.J., Degain, B.A., Harpold, V.S., Zaborac, M., Morin, S., Fabrick, J.A., Nichols, R.L., Brown, J.K., Byrne, F.J., and Li, X. 2010. Extraordinary resistance to insecticides reveals exotic of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) in the New World. J. Econ. Entomol. 103: 2174-86.

Hernández-Zepeda, C., Argüello-Astorga, G., Idris, A.M., Carnevali, G., Brown, J.K., and Moreno-Valenzuela, O.A. 2009. Molecular characterization and phylogenetic relationships of Desmodium leaf distortion virus (DeLDV): a new begomovirus infecting Desmodium glabrum in Yucatan, Mexico. Virus Genes 39: 371-374 [doi:10.1007/s11262-009-0398-02].

Hernández-Zepeda, C., Brown, J.K., Moreno-Valenzuela, O.A., Argüello-Astorga, G., Idris, A.M., Carnevali, G., and Rivera-Bustamante, R.F. 2010. Characterization of Rhynchosia yellow mosaic Yucatan virus, a new recombinant begomovirus associated with two fabaceous weeds in Yucatan, Mexico. Arch. Virol. 155:1571-1579.

Idris, A.M., Tuttle, J.R., Haigler, C.H., Robertson, D., and Brown, J.K. 2010. Differential Cotton leaf crumple virus-VIGS-mediated gene silencing and viral genome localization in different cotton genetic backgrounds. Physiol. Mol. Pl. Pathol. doi:10.1016/j.pmpp.2010.07.002

Papayiannis, L.C., Iacovides, T.A., Katis, N.K., and Brown, J.K. 2010. Differentiation of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus and Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus using real time TaqMan® PCR. J. Virol. Methods 165:238-45.

Papayiannis, L.C., Katis, N.I., Idris, A.M., and Brown, J.K. 2010. Natural occurring weed hosts of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus and their detection using ELISA, conventional and real-time PCR. Plant Dis. 68:242-244.


Cicero, J. M., Brown, J.K., Roberts, P.D., and Stansly, P.A. 2009. The digestive system of Diaphorina citri (Kuwayama) and Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Homoptera: Psyllidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 102:650-665.

Collins, A., Mujaddad Rehman, M., Brown, J.K., Chowda-Reddy, R.V., Wang, A., Fondong, V., and Roye, M. 2009. Molecular characterization and experimental host range of Wissadula golden mosaic St. Thomas virus. doi:10.1007/ s11262-009-0401-y

Papayiannis, L.C., Hunter, S.C., Iacofides, T., and Brown, J.K. 2009. Detection of Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus in cucurbit leaves using sap extracts and real-time TaqMan® reverse transcription (RT) polymerase chain reaction (PCR). J. Phytopathol doi10.1111/j.1439-0434.2009.01647.x.

Sabanadzovica, S., Valverde, R.A., Brown, J.K., Martin, R.R., and Tzanetakis, I.E. 2009. Southern tomato virus: The link between the families Totiviridae and Partitiviridae. Virus Res. 140: 130-137.


Briddon, R.W., Brown, J.K., Stanley, J., Zerbini, M., Zhou, X., and Fauquet, C.F. 2008. Recommendations for the classification and nomenclature of the DNA-β satellites of begomoviruses. Arch. Virol. 153: 763-781.

Fauquet, C.M., Briddon, R.W., Brown, J.K., Moriones, E., Stanley, J., Zerbini, M., and Zhou, X. 2008. Geminivirus strain demarcation and nomenclature. Arch. Virol. 153: 783–821.

Idris, A.M., Mills-Lujan, K., Baumann, K., and Brown, J.K. 2008. Melon chlorotic leaf curl virus: characterization and differential reassortment with closest relatives reveals adaptive virulence in the SLCV clade, and host shifting by the host-restricted BCaMV. J. Virol. 82:1959-1967.

Khan, A.J., Idris, A.M., Al-Saady, N.A., Al-Mahruki, M.S., Al-Subhi, A.M., and Brown, J.K. 2008. Evidence for a new monopartite begomovirus strain and associated- DNAb satellite from tomato in Oman: A link with Asian begomoviruses. Virus Genes 36: 169-176.

Nunes, E.S., Brown, J.K., Moreira, A.G., Watson, G., Lourenção, A.L., Piedade, S.M.S., Rezende, J.A.M., and Vieria, M.L.C. 2008. First report and differential colonization of Passiflora species by the B biotype of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Brazil. Neotropical Entomology 37: 744-746.

Papayiannis, L.C., Brown, J.K., Chatzistilli, M., Hepaki, M., and Katis, N.I. 2008. Bemisia tabaci biotype B associated with Tomato yellow leaf curl disease epidemics in Rhodes Island, Greece. Phytoparasitica 36: 20-22.

Papayiannis, L.C., Brown, J.K., Seraphides, N.A., Hadjistylli, M., Ioannou, M.N., and Katis, N.I. 2008. A real- time PCR assay to differentiate the B and Q biotypes of the Bemisia tabaci complex and application to determine their prevalence in cultivated and weed species on Cyprus. Bull. Entomol. Res. doi:10.1017/S0007485308006603.

Pietersen, G., Idris, A.M., Krüger, K., and Brown, J.K. 2008. Characterization of Tomato curly stunt virus: a new tomato-infecting begomovirus from South Africa. Plant Pathol. Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2008.01882.x

Rajaei Shoorcheh, H., Kazemi, B., Manzari, S., Brown, J.K., and Sarafrazi, A. 2008. Genetic variation and mtCOI phylogeny for Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera, Aleyrodidae) indicate that the ‘B’ biotype predominates in Iran. J. Pest. Sci. 8: 199-206.

Tuttle, J.R., Idris, A.M., Brown, J.K., Haigler, C.H., and Robertson, D. 2008. Extensive geminivirus-mediated gene silencing from Cotton leaf crumple virus enhanced by low temperatures in Gossypium hirsutum. Plant Physiol. doi10.1104/pp.108.123869.


Hernández-Zepeda, C., Idris, A.M., Brown, J.K., and Moreno-Valenzuela, O.A. 2007. Molecular characterization and experimental host range of Euphorbia mosaic virus-Yucatan Peninsula, a begomovirus species in the Squash leaf curl virus clade. Plant Pathol. 56:763-770.

Hernández-Zepeda, C., Idris, A.M., Brown, J.K., and Moreno-Valenzuela, O.A. 2007. Preliminary identification and coat protein phylogenetic relationships of begomoviruses associated with native flora and cultivated plants from the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Virus Genes 35:825-833.

Hernández-Zepeda, C., Idris, A.M., Carnevali, G., Brown, J.K., and Moreno-Valenzuela, O.A. 2007. Molecular characterization and phylogenetic relationships of two new bipartite begomovirus infecting malvaceous plants in Yucatan, Mexico. Virus Genes 35:369-77.

Martinez-Carillo, J. L., and Brown, J.K. 2007. First report of the Q biotype of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) in southern Sonora, Mexico. Phytoparasitica 35:282-284.

Qiu, B.-L., Coats, S.A., Ren, S.X., Idris, A.M., Caixia, X.U., and Brown, J.K. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships of native and introduced Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) from China and India based on mtCOI sequencing and host plant comparisons. Prog. Nat. Sci. 17: 645-654.


Bayhan, E., Ulusoy, M.R., and Brown, J.K. 2006. Effects of temperature and host plant on development and mortality of the Bemisia tabaci B biotype. Phytoparasitica 34:235-242.

Bayhan, E., Ulusoy, M.R., and Brown, J.K. 2006. Host species, distribution, and natural enemies of Bemisia tabaci 'B biotype' (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) in Turkey. Journal of Pest Science. 79: 233-240.

Chu, D., Zhang, Y.J., Brown, J.K., Cong, B., Xu, B.Y., Wu, Q.J., and Zhu, G.R. 2006. The introduction of the exotic Q biotype of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) from the Mediterranean region into China on ornamental crops. Fl. Entomol. 89:168-174.

Leshkowitz, D, Gazit, S., Reuveni, E., Ghanim, M., Czosnek, H., McKenzie, C., Shatters, R.L., and Brown, J.K. 2006. Whitefly EST sequencing project: analysis of 20,000 expressed sequence tags from egg, instar, and adult (viruliferous and non-viruliferous) whitefly cDNA libraries. BMC Genomics 7:79-98.

Sseruwagi. P., Maruthi, M.N., Colvin, J., Rey, M.E.C., Brown, J.K., and Legg, J.P. 2006. Colonization of non-cassava plant species by cassava whiteflies (Bemisia tabaci) in Uganda. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 119:145-153.


Bayhan, E., Ölmez-Bayhan, S., Ulusoy, M.R., and Brown, J.K. 2005. Effects of temperature on the biology of Aphis punicae (Passerini) (Hemiptera/Homoptera: Aphididae) on pomegranate. Environ. Entomol. 34:22-26.

Brown, J.K., and Idris, A.M. 2005. Genetic differentiation of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) mitochondria COI and geographic congruence with the coat protein of the plant virus genus: Begomovirus. Ann. Entom. Soc. Am. 98:827-837.

Brown, J.K., Idris, A.M., Ostrow, K.M., French, R., and Stenger, D.C. 2005. Genetic and phenotypic variation of three strains of the Pepper golden mosaic virus complex. Phytopathology 95, 1217-1224.

Brown, J.K., Lambert, G., Ghanim, M., Czosnek, H., and Galbraith, D.W. 2005. Nuclear DNA content of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera/Hemiptera) estimated by flow cytometry. Bull. Ent. Res. 95: 309-312.

Fauquet, C.F., Sawyer, S., Idris, A.M., and Brown, J.K. 2005. Phylogeny and evidence for high degree of recombination in tomato-infecting begomoviruses from the Eastern Hemisphere. Phytopathology 95:549-555.

Idris, A.M., and Brown, J.K., 2005. Evidence for interspecific-recombination for three monopartite begomoviral genomes associated with the tomato leaf curl disease from central Sudan. Arch. Virol. 150: 1003-1012.

Idris, A.M., Briddon, R., Bull, S.E., and Brown, J.K. 2005. Cotton leaf curl Gezira virus-satellite DNAs represent a divergent, geographically- isolated Nile Basin lineage: Predictive identification of a satDNA REP binding motif. Virus Res. 109: 19-32.

Musser, R.O., Cipollini, D., Hum-Musser, S.M., Brown, J.K., and Felton, G.W. 2005. Evidence that the caterpillar salivary enzyme glucose oxidase provides herbivore offense in solanaceous plants. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. 58: 128-137.

Musser, R.O., Kwon, H.S., Williams, S., White, C.J., Roman, M., Bradbury, S., Brown, J.K., and Felton, G.W. 2005. Evidence that caterpillar labial saliva suppresses pathogencity of potential bacterial pathogens. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 58:138-144.

Sseruwagi, P., Legg, J., Maruthi, M.N., Colvin, J., Rey, M.E.C., and Brown, J.K. 2005. Genetic diversity of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) populations and presence of the B biotype and a non-B biotype that can induce silverleaf symptoms in squash, in Uganda. Annals Appl. Biol. 147: 253-265.

Stanley, J., Bisaro, D.M., Briddon, R., Brown, J.K., Fauquet, C.M., Harrison, B.D., Rybicki, E.P., Stenger, D.C. 2005. Geminiviridae: Eighth Report of the ICTV on Virus Taxonomy. Pages 301-326 in: Fauquet, C.M., Mayo, M.A., Maniloff, J., Desselberger, U., and Ball, L.A. (Eds.) 2005. Virus Taxonomy-Eighth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses. Elsevier Academic Press, London. 1257 pp.


Berry, S., Rey, M.E.C., Rogan, D., Fondong, V.N., Fauquet, C.M., and Brown, J.K. 2004. Molecular evidence for distinct Bemisia tabaci geographicaly genotypes from cassava in Africa. Ann. Entom. Soc. Am. 97: 852-859.

Idris, A.M. and Brown, J.K. 2004. Cotton leaf crumple virus is a distinct New World begomovirus species with complex evolutionary relationships indicative of recombination and reassortmant. Phytopathology 94: 1068-1074.

Morin, S., Henderson, S., Fabrick, J.A., Carrière, Y., Dennehy, T.J., Brown, J.K. and Tabashnik B.E. (2004). DNA-based detection of Bt resistance alleles in pink bollworm. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 34: 1225-1233.

Sseruwagi, P., Rey, M.E.C., Brown, J.K., and Legg, J.P. 2004. The cassava mosaic geminiviruses occurring in Uganda following the 1990’s epidemic of severe cassava mosaic disease. Annals of Applied Biology 145: 113-121.


Briddon, R.W., Bull, S.E., Amin, I., Idris, A.M., Mansoor, S., Bedford, I.D., Dhawan, P., Rishi, N., Siwatch, S., Abdel-Salam, A.M., Brown, J.K., Zafar, Y., and Markham, P.G. 2003. Diversity of DNA beta: a satellite molecule associated with some monopartite begomoviruses. Virology 312: 106-121.

Brown, S., McLaughlin, W., Torres-Jerez, I., and Brown, J.K. 2003. Identification and distribution of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) types in Jamaica. Trop Agric. 79:140-149.

Fauquet, C.M., Bisaro, D.M., Briddon, R.W., Brown, J.K., Harrison, B.D., Rybicki, E.P., Stenger, D.C., and Stanley, J. 2003. Revision of taxonomic criteria for species demarcation in the family, Geminiviridae, and an updated list of begomovirus species. Arch. Virol. 148: 405-421.

Idris, A.M., Hiebert, E., Bird, J., and Brown, J.K. 2003. Two new begomoviruses of Macroptilium lathyroides and common bean, the first non-BGYMV-like species of the BGYMV clade. Phytopathology 93: 774-783.

Morin, S., Biggs, R.W., Sisterson, M.S., Shriver, L., Kirk, C.E., Higginson, D., Holley, D., Gahan, L.J., Heckel, D.G., Carrière, Y., Dennehy, T.J., Brown, J.K., and Tabashnik, B.E. 2003. Three cadherin alleles associated with Bt resistance in pink bollworm. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 100:5004-5009.

Rosell, R.C., Davidson, E.W., Jancovich, J.K., Hendrix, D.L. and Brown, J.K. 2003. Size limitations in the filter chamber and digestive tract of nymphal and adult Bemisia tabaci whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 96: 544-552.

Viscarret, M.M., Torres-Jerez, I., Agostini de Manero, E., López, S.N., Botto, E.E., and Brown, J.K. 2003. Mitochondrial DNA evidence for a distinct clade of New World Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from Argentina and Bolivia, and presence of the Old World B biotype in Argentina. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 96:65-72.

Zafar, Y., Mansoor, S., Asad, S., Briddon, R., Idrees, M., Khan, W.S., Markham, P., Brown, J.K., and Malik, K.A. 2003. Genome characterization of whitefly-transmitted geminivirus of cotton and development of virus resistant plants through genetic engineering and conventional breeding. ICAC Recorder, June 2003, 1-16.


Brown, J.K., Idris, A.M., Alteri, C., and Stenger, D.C. 2002. Cucurbit leaf curl virus, a new emergent begomovirus species able to form viable reassortants with related viruses in the Squash leaf curl virus cluster. Phytopathology 92:734-742.

Idris, A.M. Hussein, M.H., Abdel-Salam, A.M., and Brown, J.K. 2002. Genetic variability of satellite DNA associated with monopartite begomoviruses of okra and hollyhock exhibiting vein-thickening symptoms. Arab J. Biotechnol. 5:67-82.

Idris, A.M., and Brown, J.K. 2002. Molecular analysis of Cotton leaf curl virus-Sudan reveals an evolutionary history of recombination. Virus Genes 24:249-256.

Legg, J., French, R., Rogan, D., Okao-Okuja, G., and Brown, J.K. 2002. A distinct Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Aleyrodidae) genotype cluster is associated with the epidemic of severe cassava mosaic virus disease in Uganda. Mol. Ecol. 11: 1219-1229.

Morin, S., Williamson, M.S., Goodson, S.J., Brown, J.K., Tabashnik, B.E., Dennehy, T.J. 2002. Mutations in the Bemisia tabaci sodium channel gene associated with resistance to a pyrethroid plus organophosphate mixture. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 32: 1781-1791.

Zchori-Fein, E. and Brown, J.K. 2002. Diversity of prokaryotes associated with Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Annals Entom. Soc. Am. 95: 711-718.



Brown, J.K., Idris, A.M., Torres-Jerez, I., Banks, G.K., and Wyatt, S.D. 2001. The core region of the coat protein gene is highly useful for establishing the provisional identification and classification of begomoviruses. Arch. Virol. 146:1-18.

Ghanim, M., Rosell, R.C., Campbell, L.R., Czosnek, H., Brown, J.K., and Ullman, D.E. 2001. Microscopic analysis of the digestive, salivary and reproductive organs of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) biotype B. J. Morphol. 248:22-40.

Idris, A.M., Smith, S.E., and Brown, J.K. 2001. Ingestion, transmission, and persistence of Chino del tomate virus (CdTV), a New World begomovirus, by Old and New World biotypes of the whitefly vector Bemisia tabaci. Ann. Appl. Biol. 139: 145-154.

Zchori-Fein, E., Gottlieb, Y., Kelly, S.E., Brown, J.K., Wilson, J.M., Karr, T.L. and Hunter, M.S. 2001. A newly discovered bacterium is associated with parthenogenesis and a change in host selection behavior in parasitoid wasps. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 98:12555-12560.


Brown, J.K., Ostrow, K.M., Idris, A.M., Stenger, D.C. 2000. Chino del tomate virus: relationships to other begomoviruses and the identification of A component variants that affect symptom expression. Phytopathology 90: 546-552.

Brown, J.K., Perring, T.M., Cooper, A.D., Bedford, I.D., and Markham, P.G. 2000. Genetic analysis of Bemisia (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) populations by isoelectric focusing electrophoresis. Biochem. Genet. 38:13-25.

Kirk, A.A., Lacey, L.A., Brown, J.K., Ciomperlik, M.A., Goolsby, J.A., Vacek, D.C., Wendel, L.E., Napompeth, B. 2000. Variation within the Bemisia tabaci s.l. species complex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and its natural enemies leading to successful biological control of Bemisia biotype B in the USA. Bull. Entom. Res. 90: 317-327.


Brown, J.K., Ostrow, K.M., Idris, A.M., and Stenger, D.C. 1999. Biotic, molecular, and phylogenetic characterization of Bean calico mosaic virus, a distinct begomovirus species with affiliation in the squash leaf curl virus cluster. Phytopathology 89:273-280.

Frohlich, D., Torres-Jerez, I., Bedford, I.D., Markham, P.G., and Brown, J.K. 1999. A phylogeographic analysis of the Bemisia tabaci species complex based on mitochondrial DNA markers. Mol. Ecol. 8:1593-1602.

Paximadis, M., Idris, A.M., Torres-Jerez, I., Villarreal, A., Rey, M.E.C., and Brown, J.K.1999. Characterization of geminiviruses of tobacco in the Old and New World. Arch. of Virol. 144: 703-717.

Rosell, R.C., Torres-Jerez, I., and Brown, J.K. 1999. Temporal pathway of geminivirus in whitefly extracts, saliva, hemolymph and honeydew. Phytopathology 89:239-246.



Anthony, N., Brown, J.K., Markham, P.G., and Ffrench-Constant, R.H. 1995. Molecular analysis of cyclodiene resistance-associated mutations among populations of the sweetpotato whitefly Bemisia tabaci. Pestic. Biochem. & Physiol. 51: 220-228.

Bedford, I.D., Briddon, R.W., Brown, J.K., Rosell, R.C., and Markham, P.G. 1994. Geminivirus transmission and biological characterization of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) biotypes from different geographic regions. Ann. Appl. Biol. 125:311-325.

Borad, V.K., Puri, S.N., Brown, J.K., and Butler, G.D., Jr. 1992. Seasonal monitoring of sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci and the relationship to incidence of leaf curl disease in tomato. J. Appl. Zool. Res. 3:124-127.

Brown, J.K., Coats, S., Bedford, I.D., Markham, P.G., Bird, J., and Frohlich, D.R. 1995. Characterization and distribution of esterase electromorphs in the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Biochem. Genet. 33: 205-214.

Brown, J.K., Fletcher, D., and Bird, J. 1993. First report of Passiflora leaf mottle caused by a whitefly-transmitted geminivirus in Puerto Rico. Plant Dis. 77:1264.

Brown, J.K., Idris, A.M., and Fletcher, D. 1993. Sinaloa tomato leaf curl virus (STLCV), a new geminivirus of tomato and pepper in northwestern Mexico. Plant Disease 77:1264.

Coats, S.A., Brown, J.K., and Hendrix, D.L. 1994. Biochemical characterization of biotype-specific esterases in the whitefly Bemisia tabaci Genn. (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 24: 723-728.

Costa, H.S., and Brown, J.K. 1991. Variation in biological characteristics and in esterase patterns among populations of Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) and the association of one population with silverleaf symptom development. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 61:211-219.

Costa, H.S., Brown, J.K., and Byrne, D.N. 1991. Host plant selection by the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) under greenhouse conditions. J. Appl. Entomol. 112:146-152.

Costa, H.S., Brown, J.K., and Byrne, D.N. 1991. Life history traits of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) on six virus-infected or healthy plant species. Environ. Entomol. 20: 1102-1107.

Costa, H.S., Brown, J.K., Sivasupramaniam, S., and Bird, J. 1993. Regional distribution, insecticide resistance, and reciprocal crosses between the `A' and `B' biotypes of Bemisia tabaci. Insect Sci. Applic. 14:127-138.

Costa, H.S., Wescot, D.M., Ullman, D.E., Rosell, R., J.K Brown, and Johnson, M.W. 1995. Morphological variation in Bemisa endosymbionts. Protoplasma 189: 194-202.

Costa, H.S., Wescot, D.M., Ullman, D.E., Rosell, R.C., Brown, J.K., and Johnson, M.W. 1996. Virus-like particles in the mycetocytes of the sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). J. Invert. Pathol. 67: 183-186.

Idris, A.M., and Brown, J.K. 1998. Sinaloa tomato leaf curl geminivirus: biological and molecular evidence for a new subgroup III virus. Phytopathology 88: 648-657.

Kirk, A.A., Lacey, L.A., Roditakis, N., and Brown, J.K. 1993. The status of Bemisia tabaci (Hom: Aleyrodidae), Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Hom: Aleyrodidae) and their natural enemies in Crete. Entomophaga 38: 405-410.

McGrath, M.T., Gilrein, D., and Brown, J.K. 1994. First report of squash silverleaf disorder and the `B' biotype whitefly in New York. Plant Dis. 78: 641.

Neal, Jr., J.W., Leonhardt, B.A., Brown, J.K., Bentz, J., Devilbiss, E.D. 1994. Cuticular lipid composition of Trialeurodes vaporariorum (West) and Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) biotypes A and B (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) and the effect of different host plant species. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 87: 609-618.

Rosell, R., Lichty, J.E., and Brown, J.K. 1995. Ultrastructure of the mouthparts of adult sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Int. J. of Insect Morphol. & Embryol. 24: 297-306.

Rosell, R.C., Bedford, I.D., Frohlich, D.R., Gill, R.J., Markham, P.G., and Brown, J.K. 1997. Analyses of morphological variation in distinct populations of Bemisia tabaci. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 90: 575-589.

Salvucci, M., Rosell, R.C., and Brown, J.K. 1998. Uptake and metabolism of leaf proteins by the silverleaf whitefly. Arch. Insect Biochem. and Physiol. 39:155-165.

Swanson, M.M., Brown, J.K., Poulos, B.T., and Harrison, B.D. 1992. Genome affinities and epitope profiles of whitefly-transmitted geminiviruses from the Americas. Ann. appl. Biol. 121:285-296.

Thomas, J.C., Adams, D.G., Keppenne, V.D., Wasmann, C.C., Brown, J.K., Kanost, M.R., and Bohnert, H.J. 1995. Manduca sexta encoded protease inhibitors expressed in Nicotiana tabacum provide protection against insects. Pl. Physiol. & Biochem. 33: 611-614.

Thomas, J.C., Adams, D.G., Keppenne, V.D., Wasmann, C.C., Brown, J.K., Kanost, M.R., and Bohnert, H.J. 1995. Protease inhibitors of Manduca sexta expressed in transgenic cotton. Plant Cell Rep. 14: 758-762.

Thomas, J.C., Adams, D.G., Nessler, C.L., Brown, J.K., and Bohnert, H.J. 1995. Tryptophan decarboxylase, tryptamine, and reproduction of the whitefly. Plant Physiol 109: 717-720.

Torres-Pacheco, I., Garzon-Tiznado, J.A., Brown, J.K., Becerra-Flora, A., and Rivera-Bustamante, R. 1996. Detection and distribution of geminiviruses in Mexico and the southern United States. Phytopathology 86: 1186-1192.

Wilson, F.D., and Brown, J.K. 1991. Inheritance of resistance to cotton leaf crumple virus in cotton. J. Heredity 82:508-509.

Wyatt, S.D., and Brown, J.K. 1996. Detection of subgroup III geminivirus isolates in leaf extracts by degenerate primers and polymerase chain reaction. Phytopathology 86: 1288-1293.


Brown, J.K. and Nelson, M.R. 1988. Transmission, host range, and virus-vector relationships of chino del tomate virus (CdTV), a whitefly-transmitted geminivirus from Sinaloa. Plant Dis. 72:866-869.

Brown, J.K. and Nelson, M.R. 1984. Geminate particles associated with cotton leaf crumple disease in Arizona. Phytopathology 74:987-990.

Brown, J.K. and Nelson, M.R. 1986. Whitefly-borne viruses of melons and lettuce in Arizona. Phytopathology 76:236-239.

Brown, J.K. and Nelson, M.R. 1987. Host range and vector relationships of cotton leaf crumple virus. Plant Dis. 71:522-524.

Brown, J.K. and Nelson, M.R. 1989. Characterization of watermelon curly mottle virus, a geminivirus distinct from squash leaf curl virus. Ann. Appl. Biol. 115:243-252.

Brown, J.K. and Poulos, B.T. 1989. Detection of lettuce infectious yellows virus (LIYV) in greenhouse and field-inoculated plants using an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. J. Rio Grande Valley Horticultural Society 42:13-18.

Brown, J.K., Mihail, J.D., and Nelson, M.R. 1987. The effects of cotton leaf crumple virus on cotton inoculated at different growth stages. Plant Dis. 71:699-703.

Brown, J.K., Wyatt, S.D., and Hazelwood, D. 1984. Irrigated corn as a source of barley yellow dwarf virus and vector in eastern Washington. Phytopathology 74:46-49.

Butler, G.D., Jr., Brown, J.K., and Henneberry, T.J. 1986. Effect of cotton seedling infection by cotton leaf crumple virus on subsequent growth and yield. J. Econ. Entomol. 79: 208-211.

Fairbanks, D.J., Smith, S.E., and Brown, J.K. 1988. Inheritance of large mitochondrial RNA's in alfalfa. Theor. Appl. Genet. 76: 619-622.

Rosemeyer, M.E., Brown, J.K., and Nelson, M.R. 1986. Five viruses isolated from field-grown buffalo gourd, Cucurbita foetidissima HBK, a potential crop for semi-arid lands. Plant Dis. 70:405-409.

Wilson, F.D., Brown, J.K., and Butler, G.D., Jr. 1990. Reaction of cotton cultivars and lines to cotton leaf crumple virus. J. of the Az.-Nev. Acad. Sci. 23:7-10.

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