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Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Room 242
Phone: (208) 885-6274
Fax: (208) 885-7760
pses@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2339
Moscow, ID 83844-2339

Alex Karasev

Alexander Karasev


Office: Ag Biotech Building
Room 105

Phone: (208) 885-2350
Email: akarasev@uidaho.edu

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
Professor



  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Plant Virology
  • Selected Publications
    • Karasev, A.V. and Gray, S.M. (2013) Continuous and emerging challenges of Potato virus Y in potato. Annual Review of Phytopathology 51: in press (doi: 10.1146/annurev-phyto-082712-102332).         
    • Chikh Ali, M., Karasev, A.V., Furutani, N., Taniguchi, M., Kano, Y., Sato, M., Natsuaki, T., and Maoka, T. (2013) Occurrence of Potato virus Y strain PVYNTN in foundation seed potatoes in Japan, and screening for symptoms in Japanese potato cultivars. Plant Pathology 62: published on-line, DOI: 10.1111/ppa.12031.        
    • Chikh Ali, M., Gray, S.M., and Karasev, A.V. (2013) An improved multiplex IC-RT-PCR assay distinguishes nine strains of Potato virus Y. Plant Disease 97: published on-line, doi: 10.1094/PDIS-02-13-0161-SR.
    • Karasev, A.V. and Gray, S.M. (2013) Genetic diversity of Potato virus Y complex. American Journal of Potato Research 90: 7-13.
    • Quintero-Ferrer, A. and Karasev, A.V. (2013) First report of Potato virus Y in potato in Jalisco, Mexico. Plant Disease 97: 430-430.
    • Kanuya, E., Clayton, L.A., Naidu, R.A., and Karasev, A.V. (2012) First report of Grapevine fleck virus in Idaho grapevines. Plant Disease 96: 1705-1705.
    • Galvino-Costa, S.B.F., Figueira, A.R., Rabelo-Filho, F.A.C., Moraes, F. H. R., Nikolaeva, O.V., and Karasev, A.V. (2012) Molecular typing of Potato virus Y isolates from Brazil reveals a diverse set of recombinant strains. Plant Disease 96: 1451-1458.
    • Galvino-Costa, S.B., Figueira, A., Camargos, V.V., Geraldino, P.S., *Hu, X., Nikolaeva, O.V., Kerlan, C., and Karasev, A.V. (2012) A novel type of Potato virus Y recombinant genome, determined for the genetic strain PVYE. Plant Pathology 61: 388-398.
    • Nikolaeva, O.V., **Roop, D., *Galvino-Costa, S.F.B., Figueira, A.R., Gray, S.M., and Karasev, A.V. (2012) Epitope mapping for monoclonal antibodies recognizing tuber necrotic strains of Potato virus Y. American Journal of Potato Research 89: 121-128.
    • Kerlan, C., Nikolaeva, O.V., *Hu, X., Meacham, T., Gray, S.M.,and Karasev, A.V. (2011) Identification of the molecular make-up of the Potato virus Y strain PVYZ: Genetic typing of PVYZ-NTN. Phytopathology 101: 1052-1060.
    • Karasev, A.V., *Hu, X., Brown, C.J., Kerlan, C., Nikolaeva, O.V., Crosslin, J.M., and Gray, S.M. (2011) Genetic diversity of the ordinary strain of Potato virus Y (PVY) and origin of recombinant PVY strains. Phytopathology 101: 778-785.
    • Robles-Hernandez, L., Gonzalez-Franco, A.C., Gill-Langarica, E.M., **Sago, C., Nikolaeva, O.V., and Karasev, A.V. (2011) First report of Beet severe curly top virus in jalapeño pepper in Chihuahua, Mexico. Plant Disease 95: 778-778.
  • Research Projects
    • Basic and applied research in plant virology
    • Virus-host interactions and pathogenicity factors in plant viruses
    • Virus diseases of importance in major Idaho crops
    • Virus detection, strain differentiation, and control of virus diseases in potato, legumes, sugar beet, cereals, and grapevine
  • Awards and Honors
    • Senior Editor, Plant Disease, 2013-2015
    • Senior Editor, Phytopathology, 2009-2012
    • University of Idaho, Merit Award, 2012
    • Potato Association of America, Outstanding Paper of the Year Award, 2011