Mohammad Babadoost

Professor

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Islam, S.Z., M. Babadoost, and T. Honda. 2002. Effect of red-light treatment of seedlings of pepper, pumpkin, and tomato on the occurrence of Phytophthora damping-off. HortScience 37:678-681.
  • Babadoost, M., and N.R. Pataky. 2002. First report of bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon caused by Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli in Illinois. Plant Dis. 86:443.
  • Islam, S.Z., Y. Honda, and M. Babadoost. 2002. Antifungal glycoprotein in red-light irradiated broadbean leaflets. Mycoscience 43:471-473.
  • Babadoost, M., and S.Z. Islam. 2002. Phytophthora blight on pumpkin. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2002-1216-01-DG.
  • Islam, S.Z., M. Babadoost, and T. Honda. 2002. Effect of Red-Light Treatment of Seedlings of Pepper, Pumpkin, and Tomato on the Occurrence of Phytophthora Damping-off. HortScience 37: 678-681.
  • Babadoost, M., and S.Z. Islam. 2003. Fungicide seed treatment effects on seedling damping-off of pumpkin caused by Phytophthora capsici. Plant Dis. 87:63-68.
  • Babadoost, M., D.E. Mathre, R. H. Johnston, and M. R. Bonde. 2003. Survival of teliospores of Tilletia indica, causal agent of Karnal bunt of wheat, in soil. Plant Dis. 88:56-62.
  • Babadoost, M., and S.Z. Islam. 2003. Fungicide seed treatment effects on seedling damping-off of pumpkin caused by Phytophthora capsici. Plant Dis. 87:63-68.
  • Walter, S.A., J.B. Bond, M. Babadoost, D.I. Edwards, and Z.A. Handoo. 2004. Plant parasitic nematodes associated with horseradish in Illinois. Nematropica 34:191-197.
  • Babadoost, M., P. S. McManus, S. N. Helland, and M. L. Gleason. 2004. Evaluating a wetness-based warning system and reduced-risk fungicides to manage sooty blotch and flyspeck of apple. HortTechnol. 14:27-33.
  • Tian, D., and M. Babadoost. 2004. Host range of Phytophthora capsici from pumpkin and pathogenicity of the isolates. Plant Dis. 88:485-489.
  • Kushad, M. M., R. A. Cloyd, and M. Babadoost. 2004. Distribution of glucosinolates in ornamental cabbage and kale cultivars. Sci. Hort. 101:215-221.
  • Babadoost, M., W. Chen, A.D. Bratsch, and C.E. Eastman. 2004. Verticillium longisporum and fusarium solani: two new species in the complex of internal discoloration of horseradish roots. Plant Pathology 53:669-676.
  • Ozgur, M., A. M. Shehata, R. M. Skirvin, M. A. Norton, R. M. S. Mulwa, M. Uchanski, A.M. Hamblin, and M. Babadoost. 2004. An in vitro method to rescue embryos of horseradish (Armoracia rusticana), a reputedly sterile plant. Journal of Vegetable Crop Production 10:99-105.
  • Babadoost, M. 2004. Managing diseases in the home vegetable garden. Pp. 111-135. In M.H. Overmier (ed). Home, Yard, and Garden Pest Guide. University of Illinois Extension, C1391. 179 pp.
  • Babadoost, M. 2004. Plant Disease Management for Commercial Vegetable Crops. Pp. 271-296. In S.M. Bissonnette (ed). Illinois Agricultural Pest Management Handbook, UI Extension. 358 pp.
  • Egel, D., L. Maynard, F. Lam, R.A. Weinzierl, M. Babadoost, H. Taber, B. Hutchinson, and L.W. Jett, 2004. Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers. Purdue Univ. Cooperative Extension Service and University of Illinois Extension, C1373-05. 189 pp.
  • Weinzierl, R.A., M. Babadoost, and M.M. Kushad. 2004. Commercial Tree Fruit Spray Guide, 2005. University of Illinois Extension, ICSG4-05. 58 pp.
  • Kushad, M., R. Weinzierl, M. Babadoost, J. Masiunas, E. Wahle, and M. Ogutu. 2004. Midwest Commercial Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide, 2005. University of Illinois Extension, ICSG3-05. 72 PP.
  • Babadoost, M., R. Weinzierl, and J. Masiunas. 2004. Identifying and Managing Cucurbit Pests: Diseases, Insects, and Weeds. University of Illinois Extension Service, C1392, 48pp.
  • Babadoost, M. 2004. Phytophthora blight: A serious threat to cucurbit industries.
  • Babadoost, M. 2005. Vegetable production in Illinois: current and potential. Agronomy Day 2005, The 49th Annual Agronomy Day, Dept. of Crop Sciences, UIUC, The Crop Science Research and Education Center, Urbana, IL: 8.
  • Babadoost, M. 2005. Agriculture extension in the Middle East and the Midwest. Phytopathology 95 (June supplement): S146-147.
  • Pavon, C., and M. Babadoost. 2005. Extraction and enumeration of Phytophthora capsici oospores in soil. Phytopathology 95 (June supplement): S81.
  • Islam, S.Z., and M. Babadoost. 2005. In Vitro evaluation of antifungal activity of an isolate of Streptomyces sp. against soil-borne pathogens. Phytopathology 95 (June supplement): S47.
  • Babadoost, M., and S.Z. Islam. 2005. An integrated approach for management of Phytophthora blight (Phytophthora capsici) of cucurbits. Phytopathology 95 (June supplement): S4.
  • Babadoost, M. 2005. Managing Phytophthora blight of cucurbits. Illinois Fruit and Vegetable News, Volume 11, Number 8:80-81.
  • Babadoost, M. 2005. Dormant spray of fruit crops. Illinois Fruit and Vegetable News, Volume 11, Number 5:48.
  • Babadoost, M. 2005. New fungicides for fruit and vegetable corps. pp. 41-44. In Proc. Illinois Small Fruit and Strawberry Schools. UI Extension.
  • Babadoost, M., and S.Z. Islam. 2005. Evaluation of fungicides and biofungicides for control of internal discoloration of horseradish roots. Pp. 1-48-22. In Horseradish Res. Rev. & Proc. Horseradish Growers School.
  • Babadoost, M. 2005. Phytophthora blight: a serious concern for vegetable growers. Pp 1-4. In Proceedings of Field Tomato and Pepper Session, Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention and Trade Show, February 16 & 17, 2005, Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada.
  • Babadoost, M., and J. Pataky. 2005. Fungicide control of common rust on sweet corn hybrids, 2004. Fung. & Nemat. Tests 60:V064.
  • Islam, S.Z., and M. Babadoost. 2005. Fungicide evaluation for control of Phytophthora blight of processing pumpkin, 2004. Fung. & Nemat. Tests 60:V054.
  • Babadoost, M., and Islam, S.Z. 2005. Evaluation of fungicides for control of powdery mildew and downy mildew of pumpkin, 2004. Fung. & Nemat. Tests 60: V053.
  • Babadoost, M., and S.Z. Islam. 2005. Evaluation of fungicides for control of Phytophthora blight of bell pepper, 2004. Fung. & Nemat. Tests 60:V055.
  • Babadoost, M., S.Z. Islam, D. Tian, and C. Pavon. 2005. Phytophthora blight (Phytophthora capsici) of peppers in Illinois: occurrence and management. Pages 7-12, In Proceedings of the Second World Pepper Convention, Zacatecas, Mexico, August 14-16, 2005.
  • Islam, S.Z., M. Babadoost, K. Lambert, A. Ndeme, and H.M. Fouly. 2005. Characterization of Phytophthora capsici isolates from processing pumpkin in Illinois. Plant Dis. 89:191-197.
  • Babadoost, M. 2005. Phytophthora blight of cucurbits. The Plant Health Instructor. DOI:10.1094/PHI-I-2005-0429-01.
  • Jossey, S., and Babadoost, M. 2006. First Report pf Tobacco ringspot virus in pumpkin (Cucurbita peop) in Illinois. Plant Disease 90: 1361.
  • Jossey, S., and Babadoost, M. 2007. Occurrence and distribution of pumpkin and squash viruses in Illinois. Plant Dis. 91 (in press).
  • Pavón, C.F., Babadoost, M., and Lambert, K.N. 2007. Quantification of Phytophthora capsici oospores in soil by sieving-centrifugation and real-time polymerase chain reaction. Plant Dis. 91 (in press).