Robert Cating Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Cating, R. A., Hong, J. C., Palmateer, A. J., Stiles, C. M., and Dickstein, E. R. 2008. First Report of bacterial soft rot on Vanda orchids caused by Erwinia Chrysanthemi. Plant Disease 92:977.

Palmateer, A., Perez, J., Cating, R., Ploetz, R., and Hoy, M.A. 2008. First report of tar spot on orange geiger (Cordia sebestena) caused by Diatractum cordianum in the US. Plant Disease 92:1250.

Perez, J. M., Palmateer, A. J., Ploetz, R. C., Cating, R. A., and Lynn, J. M. 2008. First report of Uredo manilensis in the western hemisphere. Plant Disease. Plant Disease 92:1711.

Cating, R. A., and Palmateer, A. J., and McMillan, R. T. 2008. First report of Sclerotium rolfsii on Ascocenda and Ascocentrum orchids in Florida. Plant Disease. Plant Disease 93:963.

Cating, R. A., Palmateer, A. J., Stiles, C. M., and Rayside, P.R. 2009. Black rot in orchids caused by Phytophthora palmivora and Pytophthora cactorum in Florida. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2010-0614-01-DG.

Cating, R. A., Palmateer, A. J., McMillan, R. T., and Dickstein, E. R. 2009. First report of a bacterial soft rot in Tolumnia orchids caused by Dickeya chrysanthemi. Plant Disease 93:1354.

Cating, R. A., Hoy, M. A., and Palmateer, A. J. 2010. Silwet L-77 Improves the efficacy of horticultural oils for control of Boisduval scale Diaspis boisduvalii (Hemiptera:Diaspididae) and the flat mite Tenuipalpus pacificus (Arachnida:Acari:Tenuipalpidae) on orchids. Florida Entomologist 93:100-106.

Cating, R. A., and Palmateer, A. J. 2011. Bacterial soft rot of Oncidium orchids caused by a Dickeya sp. (Pectobacterium chrysanthemi) in Florida. Plant Disease 95:74.

Cating, R. A., Hoy, M. A., and Palmateer, A. J. 2012. A comparison of standard and high-fidelity PCR: Evaluating quantification and detection of pathogen DNA in the presence of orchid host tissue. Plant Disease 96:480-485.

Palmateer, A. J., Cating, R. A., Lopez, P., and Maguire, I. 2012. First Report of Phytophthora palmivora Causing Foliar Blight of Pachira aquatica in Florida.  Plant Disease 96: 1375.

Cating, R. A., Hoy, M. A., and Palmateer, A. J. 2013. Identification and characterization of soft-rot pathogen isolated from Vanda, Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, and Tolumnia orchids in Florida. Submitted for review.

Cating, R. A., Palmateer, A. J., Hoy, M. A., and Uchida, J. 2013. Pseudocercospora species affecting orchids: culturing methods. Plant Health Progress. Submitted for review.

Cating, R. A., Palmateer, A. J., Stiles, C. M., Harmon, P. F., and Davison, D. A.  2007.  Physiological disorders in orchids: oedema.  Electronic Data Information Source, University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service. PP#244.

Cating, R. A., Palmateer, A. J., Stiles, C. M., Harmon, P. F., and Davison, D. A.  2008.  Fusarium wilt of Vandaceous orchids caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cattleyae.  Electronic Data Information Source, University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service. Submitted for review.

Cating R. A., Palmateer, A. J., Stiles, C. M., Rayside, P. R., and Davison, D. A.  2009.  Black rot in Cattleya orchids caused by Phytophthora cactorum and Phytophthora palmivora.  Electronic Data Information Source, University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service. PP#260.

Cating, R. A. and Palmateer, A. J. 2009. Physiological disorders in orchids: mesophyll cell collapse. Electronic Data Information Source, University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service. PP#265.

Cating, R. A., Hoy, M. A., and Palmateer, A. J. 2011. Management of orchid pests by using Silwet L-77 and horticultural oils. Electronic Data Information source, Cooperative Extension Service. PP#287.

PROCEEDINGS

Cating, R. A., Hoy, M. A., and Palmateer, A. J. 2008. A comparison of Standard and High-fidelity PCR in the detection of Pseudocercospora odontoglossi from Cattleya orchids. Phytopathology 98:S32.

Cating, R. A., Stiles, C. M., and Palmateer, A. J. 2008. Cultural techniques for growth and sporulation of Pseudocercospora dendrobii isolated from Dendrobium orchids. Phytopathology 98:S32.

Cating, R. A., Hong, J.C., Palmateer, A. J., Stiles, C. M., and Dickstein, E. R. 2008. Occurrence of Dickeya chrysanthemi (Erwinia chrysanthemi) on Vanda orchids in Florida. Phytopathology 98:S32-S33.

Palmateer, A. J., Perez, J., Cating, R. Ploetz, R, and Hoy, M. A. 2008. Occurence in the US of tar spot, caused by Diatractium cordianum, on orange Geiger, Cordia sebestena. Phytopathology 98:S119.

R. T. McMillan, Jr., A. Palmateer, and R.A. Cating. 2009. Phytophthora cactorum: a serious problem on prefinished Cattleya orchid liners from Thailand.  Phytopathology 100:S174.

Cating, R. A., Palmateer, A. J., and Hoy, M. A. 2009. Culture methods for growth and sporulation of Pseudocercospora dendrobii, P. odontoglossi, and a Pseudocercospora isolate from Bulbophyllum orchids. Mycological Society of America.

Cating, R. A., Palmateer, A. J., and McMillan, R. T. 2009. Occurrence of Sclerotium rolfsii on Ascocentrum and Ascocenda orchids in Florida. Phytopathology 99:S19.

Cating, R. A., Palmateer, A. J., McMillan, R. T., and Dickstein, E. R. 2009. Occurrence of Dickeya chrysanthemi (Erwinia chrysanthemi) on Tolumnia orchids in Florida. Phytopathology 99:S19.

Cating, R. A., M. A. Hoy, and A. J. Palmateer. 2010. A Comparison of Standard and High-Fidelity PCR in the Detection of Sclerotium rolfsii and a Dickeya sp. from Phalaenopsis Orchids. Phytopathology 100:S22. 

Cating, R. A., and Palmateer, A. J. 2011. Occurrence of a soft-rot Disease on Oncidium orchids caused by a Dickeya sp. in the Florida. Phytopathology 101:S29.

Cating, R. A., Hoy, M. A., Dickstein, E. R., and Palmateer, A. J. 2012. Identification and Characterization of Soft-rot Pathogens Isolated from Vanda, Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, and Tolumnia Orchids in Florida. Phytopathology 102:S4.19-S4.20.

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