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January 2020
Thanks for reading in 2019!
The APS Journals saw over 3.5 million downloads in 2019! Here is your chance to read the top ten most downloaded articles from each journalwe've made them all open access through the end of February. 
Márk Z. Németh, Alexandra Pintye, Áron N. Horváth, Pál Vági, Gábor M. Kovács, Markus Gorfer, and Levente Kiss
Biocontrol Activity of Three Pseudomonas in a Newly Assembled Collection of Phytophthora infestans Isolates
Mout De Vrieze, Ramona Gloor, Josep Massana Codina, Stefano Torriani, Katia Gindro, Floriane L’Haridon, et al.

High Throughput Sequencing For Plant Virus Detection and Discovery
D. E. V. Villamor, T. Ho, M. Al Rwahnih, R. R. Martin, and I. E. Tzanetakis

Advances in Plant−Nematode Interactions with Emphasis on the Notorious Nematode Genus Meloidogyne
Isgouhi Kaloshian and Marcella Teixeira

Targeted Early Detection of Citrus Huanglongbing Causal Agent ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ Before Symptom Expression
Sheo Shankar Pandey and Nian Wang

Virus Detection by High-Throughput Sequencing of Small RNAs: Large-Scale Performance Testing of Sequence Analysis Strategies
Sebastien Massart, Michela Chiumenti, Kris De Jonghe, Rachel Glover, Annelies Haegeman, Igor Koloniuk, et al.

Modeling Epidemics in Seed Systems and Landscapes To Guide Management Strategies: The Case of Sweet Potato in Northern Uganda
K. F. Andersen, C. E. Buddenhagen, P. Rachkara, R. Gibson, S. Kalule, D. Phillips, and K. A. Garrett
Altmetric score: 85

Current Status of Fusarium oxysporum Formae Speciales and Races
V. Edel-Hermann and C. Lecomte

Chocolate Under Threat from Old and New Cacao Diseases
Jean-Philippe Marelli, David I. Guest, Bryan A. Bailey, Harry C. Evans, Judith K. Brown, Muhammad Junaid, et al.

Addressing the New Global Threat of Xylella fastidiosa
R. P. P. Almeida, L. De La Fuente, R. Koebnik, J. R. S. Lopes, S. Parnell, and H. Scherm
Wheat Virus Identification Within Infected Tissue Using Nanopore Sequencing Technology
John P. Fellers, Christian Webb, Madison C. Fellers, Jessica Shoup Rupp, and Erick De Wolf
Altmetric score: 53

Consequences of Long-Distance Dispersal for Epidemic Spread: Patterns, Scaling, and Mitigation
Paul M. Severns, Kathryn E. Sackett, Daniel H. Farber, and Christopher C. Mundt

Low Genetic Diversity Suggests the Recent Introduction of Dogwood Powdery Mildew to North America
Christopher R. Wyman, Denita Hadziabdic, Sarah L. Boggess, Timothy A. Rinehart, Alan S. Windham, Phillip A. Wadl, and Robert N. Trigiano

100 Years Since Tolaas: Bacterial Blotch of Mushrooms in the 21st Century
Ebrahim Osdaghi, Samuel J. Martins, Laura Ramos-Sepulveda, Fabrício Rocha Vieira, John A. Pecchia, David Meigs Beyer, at al.

Spinach Downy Mildew: Advances in Our Understanding of the Disease Cycle and Prospects for Disease Management
Shyam L. Kandel, Beiquan Mou, Nina Shishkoff, Ainong Shi, Krishna V. Subbarao, and Steven J. Klosterman

Ecology and Epidemiology of Diseases of Nut Crops and Olives Caused by Botryosphaeriaceae Fungi in California and Spain
Juan Moral, David Morgan, Antonio Trapero, and Themis J. Michailides

Assessing the Degeneration of Cassava Under High-Virus Inoculum Conditions in Coastal Tanzania
Rudolph R. Shirima, Daniel G. Maeda, Edward E. Kanju, Silver Tumwegamire, Gloria Ceasar, Edda Mushi, et al.

Dynamics of Race Structures of the Rice Blast Pathogen Population in Heilongjiang Province, China From 2006 Through 2015
Yaling Zhang, Jinyan Wang, Yongxiang Yao, Xuehui Jin, James Correll, Ling Wang, and Qinghua Pan

Characterization of Ethiopian Wheat Germplasm for Resistance to Four Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici Races Facilitated by Single-Race Nurseries
Bekele Hundie, Bedada Girma, Zerihun Tadesse, Erena Edae, Pablo Olivera, Endale Hailu Abera, et al.

Ready-to-Eat Salad Crops: A Plant Pathogen’s Heaven
Maria Lodovica Gullino, Giovanna Gilardi, and Angelo Garibaldi
Altmetric score: 59
Root-Associated Streptomyces Isolates Harboring melC Genes Demonstrate Enhanced Plant Colonization
Sarah Stuart Chewning, David L. Grant, Bridget S. O’Banion, Alexandra D. Gates, Brandon J. Kennedy, Shawn R. Campagna, and Sarah L. Lebeis

Medicago sativa has Reduced Biomass and Nodulation When Grown with Soil Microbiomes Conditioned to High Phosphorus Inputs
Laura M. Kaminsky, Grant L. Thompson, Ryan V. Trexler, Terrence H. Bell, and Jenny Kao-Kniffin

Identification and Characterization of the Core Rice Seed Microbiome
Alexander W. Eyre, Mengying Wang, Yeonyee Oh, and Ralph A. Dean

Plant Viruses Transmitted in Two Different Modes Produce Differing Effects on Small RNA-Mediated Processes in Their Aphid Vector
Patricia V. Pinheiro, Jennifer R. Wilson, Yi Xu, Yi Zheng, Ana Rita Rebelo, Somayeh Fattah-Hosseini, Angela Kruse, et al.
Altmetric score: 69

Diversity of Phytophthora, Pythium, and Phytopythium Species in Recycled Irrigation Water in a Container Nursery
Neelam R. Redekar, Joyce L. Eberhart, and Jennifer L. Parke

Quantitative Genetics of the Maize Leaf Microbiome
Jason G. Wallace, Karl A. Kremling, Lynsey L. Kovar, and Edward S. Buckler

Microbiota Associated with Sclerotia of Soilborne Fungal Pathogens – A Novel Source of Biocontrol Agents Producing Bioactive Volatiles
Pascal Mülner, Alessandro Bergna, Philipp Wagner, Dženana Sarajlić, Barbara Gstöttenmayr, Kristin Dietel, et al.

Manipulating Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes: Challenges and Opportunities
Terrence H. Bell, Kevin L. Hockett, Ricardo I. Alcalá-Briseño, Mary Barbercheck, Gwyn A. Beattie, Mary Ann Bruns, et al.

Pathogen Detection and Microbiome Analysis of Infected Wheat Using a Portable DNA Sequencer
Yiheng Hu, Gamran S. Green, Andrew W. Milgate, Eric A. Stone, John P. Rathjen, and Benjamin Schwessinger

Altmetric score: 62

Tomato Seeds Preferably Transmit Plant Beneficial Endophytes
Alessandro Bergna, Tomislav Cernava, Manuela Rändler, Rita Grosch, Christin Zachow, and Gabriele Berg
Altmetric score: 64
QoI Resistance in Sugar Beet Powdery Mildew (Erysiphe betae) in Scandinavia
Thies Marten Heick, Anne Lisbet Hansen, Annemarie Fejer Justesen, and Lise Nistrup Jørgensen

Phoma Leaf Spot Susceptibility and Horticultural Characteristics of Table Beet Cultivars in New York
Lori B. Koenick, Julie R. Kikkert, and Sarah J. Pethybridge

First Report of Cucumber mosaic virus Infecting Siam Tulip (Curcuma alismatifolia) in Florida
K. K. Dey, C. Li, M. Elliott, John McVay, L. Whilby, G. Hodges, and T. R. Smith

Effect of Tillage and Cultivar on Plant Population, Sudden Death Syndrome, and Yield of Soybean in Iowa
Yuba R. Kandel, Leonor F. S. Leandro, and Daren S. Mueller

First Report of Erysiphe fallax Causing Powdery Mildew on Phasey Bean (Macroptilium lathyroides) in the United States
Bindu Poudel and Shouan Zhang

Eight Species of Fusarium Cause Root Rot of Corn (Zea mays) in South Dakota
Paul N. Okello, Kristina Petrović, Brian Kontz, and Febina M. Mathew

Field Evaluation of Tomato Cultivars for Tolerance to Tomato Chlorotic Spot Tospovirus
Shouan Zhang, Xiaohui Fan, Yuqing Fu, Qingren Wang, Eugene McAvoy, and Dakshina R. Seal

A Simple, Inexpensive Method for Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Photograph Analysis to Quantify Green Color and Enhance Ratings in Field Research Plots
Trey Price, Sebe Brown, and Randy Price

Diaporthe gulyae: The New Pathogen on Common Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum)
Kasia M. Duellman, Febina M. Mathew, Samuel G. Markell, and Lisa A. Castlebury

Occurrence and Distribution of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes on Muscadine Grapes in Georgia and North Carolina
Ganpati B. Jagdale, Paul M. Severns, Phillip M. Brannen, and William O. Cline
Genome Sequence Resource for Ilyonectria mors-panacis, Causing Rusty Root Rot of Panax notoginseng
Bo Zhu, Sai Wang, Chun-Yi Mi, Rui-Huan Yang, Guo-Hong Zen, and Xiu-Fang Hu

Genome Sequence Data of Six Isolates of Phytophthora capsici from Mexico
Alfredo Reyes-Tena, José C. Huguet-Tapia, Kurt H. Lamour, Erica M. Goss, Gerardo Rodríguez-Alvarado, Gerardo Vázquez-Marrufo, et al.

Whole Genome Sequence Resource of the Asian Pear Scab Pathogen Venturia nashicola
Shakira Johnson, Dan Jones, Amali H. Thrimawithana, Cecilia H. Deng, Joanna K. Bowen, Carl H. Mesarich

hagis, an R Package Resource for Pathotype Analysis of Phytophthora sojae Populations Causing Stem and Root Rot of Soybean
Austin G. McCoy, Zachary Noel, Adam H. Sparks, and Martin Chilvers

Nodulation Induces Systemic Resistance of Medicago truncatula and Pisum sativum Against Erysiphe pisi and Primes for Powdery Mildew-Triggered Salicylic Acid Accumulation
Lara Smigielski, Eva-Maria Laubach, Lina Pesch, Joanna Marie Leyva Glock, Frank Albrecht, Alan Slusarenko, et al.
Altmetric score: 62

Mycovirus-Induced Hypervirulence of Leptosphaeria biglobosa Enhances Systemic Acquired Resistance to Leptosphaeria maculans in Brassica napus
Unnati A. Shah, Ioly Kotta-Loizou, Bruce D. L. Fitt, and Robert H. A. Coutts

Mai1 Protein Acts Between Host Recognition of Pathogen Effectors and Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Signaling
Robyn Roberts, Sarah R. Hind, Kerry F. Pedley, Benjamin A. Diner, Matthew J. Szarzanowicz, Dianiris Luciano-Rosario, et al.
Altmetric score: 72

Genome Data of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Race 1 and Tropical Race 4 Isolates Using Long-Read Sequencing
Yingzi Yun, Aixia Song, JianDong Bao, Shasha Chen, Songmao Lu, Chunzhen Cheng, et al.

A Remorin from Nicotiana benthamiana Interacts with the Pseudomonas Type-III Effector Protein HopZ1a and is Phosphorylated by the Immune-Related Kinase PBS1
Philip Albers, Suayib Üstün, Katja Witzel, Max Kraner, and Frederik Börnke

Chitin-Binding Protein of Verticillium nonalfalfae Disguises Fungus from Plant Chitinases and Suppresses Chitin-Triggered Host Immunity
Helena Volk, Kristina Marton, Marko Flajšman, Sebastjan Radišek, Hui Tian, Ingo Hein, et al.

Altmetric score: 55