Research

Currently working projects include an assessment of commercially available bioagents as a management of Meloidogyne spp. on coffee and its effect on soil health as well as development of rapid screening test of banana varieties against Radopholus similis.

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Soybean response to Pratylenchus penetrans in field and greenhouse environments.

Saikai, K. and A. E. MacGuidwin.

Submitted to Plant Disease.

Intraspecific variation in phenological and phylogenetic features among Pratylenchus penetrans isolates from Wisconsin, USA.

Saikai, K. and A. E. MacGuidwin.

(Saikai and MacGuidwin. 2020.): Journal of Nematology

Difference in lesion formation by male and female Pratylenchus penetrans

Saikai, K. and A. E. MacGuidwin.

(Saikai and MacGuidwin. 2020.): Journal of Nematology

Prevalence of the root lesion nematode virus (RLNV1) in populations of Pratylenchus penetrans from North America.

Vieira, P., A. Peetz, B. Mimee, K. Saikai, D. Mollov, A. MacGuidwin, I. Zasada, L. G. Nemchinov

Published online on May 2020: Journal of Nematology

https://www.exeley.com/journal_of_nematology/doi/10.21307/jofnem-2020-045.

Investigation of Belonolaumus longicaudatus on peanut in Florida

Kutsuwa*, K., D. W. Dickson, J. A. Brito, A. Jeyaprakash, and A. Drew.

(Kutsuwa et al. 2015.): Journal of Nematology

First report of Pratylenchus fallax on soybean in Wisconsin

Saikai, K., Z. A. Handoo, and A. E. MacGuidwin

Published Online on 12 Apr 2019: Plant Disease

https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-02-19-0288-PDN.

First report of Pratylenchus alleni on soybean in Wisconsin

Saikai, K. and A. E. MacGuidwin.

Published Online on 22 Apr 2019: Plant Disease

https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-03-19-0501-PDN.

  • Kutsuwa is my maiden name.