Refereed International Journals

University of Hertfordshire

Karandeni Dewage CS, Qi A, Stotz HU, Huang YJ, Fitt BDL (2021). Interactions in the Brassica napus-Pyrenopeziza brassicae pathosystem and sources of resistance to P. brassicae (light leaf spot). Plant Pathology, DOI: 10.1111/ppa.13455.

Fortune JA, Qi A, Ritchie F, Karandeni Dewage CS, Fitt BDL, Huang YJ, (2021). Effects of cultivar resistance and fungicide application on stem canker of oilseed rape (Brassica napus) and potential interseasonal transmission of Leptosphaeria spp. inoculum. Plant Pathology, DOI: 10.1111/ppa.13453.

Du R, Huang YJ, Zhang J, Yang L, Wu MD, L GQ (2021). LAMP detection and identification of the blackleg pathogen Leptosphaeria biglobosa ‘brassicae’. Plant Disease,

Picot E, Hale CC, Hilton S, Teakle GR, Schäfer H, Huang YJ, Perryman S, West JS, Bending GD (2021). Contrasting responses of rhizosphere bacterial, fungal, protist and nematode communities to nitrogen fertilisation and crop genotype in field grown oilseed rape (Brassica napus). Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems,

Huang YJ, Paillard S, Kumar V, King GJ, Fitt BDL, Delourme R (2019). Oilseed rape (Brassica napus) resistance to growth of Leptosphaeria maculans in leaves of young plants contributes to quantitative resistance in stems of adult plants. PLoS ONE 14(9): e0222540.

Huang YJ, Jestin C, Welham SJ, King GJ, Manzanares-Dauleux MJ, Fitt BDL, Delourme R (2016). Identification of environmentally stable QTL for resistance against Leptosphaeria maculans in oilseed rape (Brassica napus). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 129: 169 - 180. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-015-2620-z.

Huang YJ, Qi AM, King GJ and Fitt BDL (2014). Assessing quantitative resistance against Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker) in Brassica napus (oilseed rape) in young plants. PloS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084924.

Huang YJ, Hood JR, Eckert MR, Stonard JF, Cools HL, King GJ, Rossall S, Ashworth M and Fitt BDL (2011). Effects of fungicide on growth of Leptosphaeria maculans and L. biglobosa in relation to development of phoma stem canker on oilseed rape (Brassica napus). Plant Pathology 60: 607–620.

Huang YJ, Balesdent MH, Li ZQ, Evans N, Rouxel T and Fitt BDL (2010). Fitness cost of virulence differs between the AvrLm1 and AvrLm4 loci in Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker of oilseed rape). European Journal of Plant Pathology 126: 279–291.

Huang YJ, Pirie EJ, Evans N, Delourme R, King GJ, Fitt BDL (2009). Quantitative resistance to symptomless growthof Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker) in Brassica napus (oilseed rape). Plant Pathology 58: 314–323.

Huang YJ, Liu Z, West JS, Todd AD, Hall AM, Fitt BDL (2007). Effects of temperature and rainfall on date of release of ascospores of Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker) from winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus) debris in the UK. Annals of Applied Biology 151: 99-111.

Huang YJ, Evans N, Li ZQ, Eckert M, Chèvre AM, Renard M, Fitt BDL (2006). Temperature and leaf wetness duration affect phenotypic expression of Rlm6-mediated resistance to Leptosphaeria maculans in Brassica napus. New Phytologist 170: 129-141.

Huang YJ, Li ZQ, Evans N, Rouxel T, Fitt BDL and Balesdent MH. (2006). Fitness cost associated with loss of the AvrLm4 avirulence function in Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker of oilseed rape). European Journal of Plant Pathology 114: 77-89.

Huang YJ, Fitt BDL, Jedryczka M, Dakowska S, West JS, Gladders P, Steed JM and Li ZQ  (2005). Patterns of ascospore release in relation to phoma stem canker epidemiology in England (Leptosphaeria maculans) and Poland (L. biglobosa). European Journal of Plant Pathology 111: 263-277.

Huang YJ, Toscano-Underwood C, Hu XJ. and Hall AM (2003). Effects of temperature on ascospore germination and penetration of oilseed rape (Brassica napus) leaves by A- or B-group Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker).  Plant Pathology 52: 245-255.

Huang YJ, BDL Fitt and AM Hall (2003). Survival of A-group and B-group Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker) ascospores in air and mycelium on oilseed rape stem debris.  Annals of Applied Biology 143: 359-369.

Toscano-Underwood C, Huang YJ, Fitt BDL and Hall AM (2003).  Effects of temperature on maturation of pseudothecia of Leptosphaeria maculans and L. biglobosa on oilseed rape stem debris. Plant Pathology 52: 726-736.

University of York

Guangyuan Lu, Andrea L Harper, Martin Trick, Colin Morgan, Fiona Fraser, Carmel O’Neill, Ian Bancroft. Associative Transcriptomics study dissects the genetic architecture of seed glucosinolate content in Brassica napus. DNA Research 21:613-625, 2014

A.L. Harper, M. Trick, J. Higgins, F. Fraser, L. Clissold, R. Wells, C. Hattori, P. Werner and I. Bancroft. Associative Transcriptomics of traits in the polyploid crop species Brassica napus. Nature Biotechnology 30:798-802, 2012