Choong-Min Ryu, Ph. D.

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  1. Amavizca, E., Bashan, Y., Ryu, C.-M., Farag, M.A., Bebout, B.M., and de-Bashan, L.E. 2017. Enhanced performance of the microalga Chlorella sorokiniana remotely induced by the plant growth-promoting bacteria Azospirillum brasilense and Bacillus pumilus. Scientific Reports-Nature. 7: 41310.


  2. Chung, J., Song, G.C., Ryu, C.M. 2016. Sweet scents from good bacteria: Case studies on bacterial volatile compounds for plant growth and immunity. Plant Molecular Biology 90:677-687.

  3. Koh, S., Hwang, J., Guchhait, K., Lee, E.G., Kim, S.Y., Kim, S., Lee, S., Chung, J.M., Jung, H.S., Lee, S.J., Ryu, C.M., Lee, S.G., Oh, T.K., Kwon, O., and Kim, M.H. 2016. Molecular Insights into Toluene Sensing in the TodS/TodT Signal Transduction System. Journal of Biological Cheminstry 191: 8575-8590.

  4. Kim, B., Song, G. C., and Ryu, C.-M, 2016. Root Exudation by Aphid Leaf Infestation Recruits Root-associated Paenibacillus spp. to Lead Plant Insect Susceptibility. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 26:549-557.

  5. Im, H., Kim, K.M., Lee, S.H., and Ryu, C.M, 2016. Functional metagenome mining of soil for novel gentamicin resistance genes. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 26:521-529.

  6. Sharifi, R., and Ryu, C.M. 2016. Are bacterial volatile compounds poisonous odors to a fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea, alarm signals to Arabidopsis seedlings for eliciting induced resistance, or both? Frontiers in Microbiology 7:196. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00196.

  7. Jeong, H., Lee, D.H., Ryu, C.M., Park, S.H. 2016. Toward Complete Bacterial Genome Sequencing through the Combined Use of Multiple Next-Generation Sequencing Platforms. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 26:207-12.


  8. Lee, B., Park, Y.S., Lee, S., Song, G.C., and Ryu, C.M. 2015. Bacterial RNAs activate innate immunity in Arabidopsis. New Phytologist 209:785-797.

  9. Song, G.C., Choi, H.K., and Ryu, C.M. 2015 Gaseous 3-pentanol primes plant immunity against a bacterial speck pathogen, Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato via salicylic acid and jasmonic acid-dependent signaling pathways in Arabidopsis. Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 821.

  10. Park, Y.S., Bae, D.W., and Ryu, C.M. 2015 Aboveground whitefly infestation modulates transcriptional levels of anthocyanin biosynthesis and jasmonic acid signaling-related genes and augments the cope with drought stress of maize. PloS One 10: e0143879.

  11. Park, Y.S., and Ryu, C.M. 2015 Inter-organ defense networking: Leaf whitefly sucking elicits plant immunity to crown gall disease caused by Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Plant Signaling and Behavior 10: e1081325.

  12. Jeong, H., Lee, D.H., Ryu, C.M., and Park, S.H. 2015. Toward complete bacterial genome sequencing through the combined use of multiple next-generation sequencing platforms. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 26: 1-6.

  13. Jeon, J., D Souza, R., Pinto, N., Ryu, C.M., Park, J.H., Yong, D., and Lee, K. 2015 Complete genome sequence of the siphoviral bacteriophage Bø-R3177, which lyses an OXA-66-producing carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolate. Archives of virology 160: 3157-3160.

  14. Audrain, B., Farag, M. A., Ryu, C. M., and Ghigo, J. M. 2015 Role of bacterial volatile compounds in bacterial biology. FEMS Microbiology Reviews 39: 222-233.

  15. Hossain, M. J., Ran, C., Liu, K., Ryu, C.M., Rasmussen-Ivey, C.R., Williams, M.A., Hassna, M.K., Choi, S.K., Jeong, H., Newman, M., Kloepper, J.W. and Liles, M.R. 2015 Deciphering the conserved genetic loci implicated in plant disease control through comparative genomics of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum. Frontiers in Plant Science 6.

  16. Jeong, H., Kloepper, J.W. and Ryu, C.M. 2015 Genome sequences of Pseudomonas amygdali pv. tabaci strain ATCC 11528 and pv. lachrymans strain 98A-744. Genome announcements 3: e00683-15.

  17. Jeong, H., Kloepper, J.W. and Ryu, C.M. 2015 Genome sequence of rhizobacterium Serratia marcescens strain 90-166, which triggers induced systemic resistance and plant growth promotion. Genome announcements 3: e00667-15.

  18. Chung, J.H., Song, G.C., and Ryu, C.M. 2015 Sweet scents from good bacteria: Case studies on bacterial volatile compounds for plant growth and immunity. Plant Molecular Biology 1-11.

  19. Park, Y.S., Park, K., Kloepper, J.W., and Ryu, C.M. 2015 Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria stimulate vegetative growth and asexual reproduction of Kalanchoe daigremontiana. The Plant Pathology Journal 31: 1-6.

  20. Ryu, C.M. 2015 Against friend and foe: Type 6 effectors in plant-associated bacteria. Journal of Microbiology 53: 201–208.

  21. Song, G.C., Lee, S., Hong, J., Choi, H.K., Hong, G.H., Bae, D.W., Mysore, K.S. Park, Y.S. and Ryu, C.M. 2015 Aboveground insect infestation attenuates belowground Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation. New Phytologist 207: 148–158.


  22. Park, Y. S., and Ryu, C. M. 2014 Understanding cross-communication between aboveground and belowground tissues via transcriptome analysis of a sucking insect whitefly-infested pepper plants. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 443: 272-277.

  23. Park, Y. S., Sim, Y. M., and Ryu, C. M. 2014 Genome sequence and comparative genome analysis of Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae type strain ATCC 19310. Journal of microbiology and biotechnology 24: 563-567.

  24. Choi, H. K., Song, G. C., Yi, H. S., and Ryu, C. M. 2014 Field evaluation of the bacterial volatile derivative 3-Pentanol in priming for induced resistance in pepper. Journal of chemical ecology 40: 882-892.


  25. Choi, O., Ryu, C. M. and Kim, J. 2013 Biological Seed Treatment : Viable population changes of Paenibacillus polymyxa on seed and root Journal of Agriculture and Life Science 47: 39-47.

  26. Farag, M.A., Zhang, H.M. adn Ryu, C.M. 2013 Dynamic chemical communication between plants and bacteria through airborne signals: Induced resistance by bacterial volatiles. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39: 1007–1018, doi:10.1007/s10886-013-0317-9.

  27. Ryu, C. M. 2013 Promoting Plant Protection by Root-Associated Microbes. The Plant Pathology Journal 29 123-124.

  28. Yi, H.S., Yang, J.W. and Ryu C.M. 2013 ISR meets SAR outside: additive action of the endophyte Bacillus pumilus INR7 and the chemical inducer, benzothiadiazole, on induced resistance against bacterial spot in field-grown pepper. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 4: 122. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00122.

  29. Song, G.C., Choi, H.K. and Ryu, C.M. 2013 The folate precursor para-aminobenzoic acid elicits induced resistance against Cucumber mosaic virus and Xanthomonas axonopodis. Annals of Botany 111: 925-934.

  30. Song, G. C. and Ryu, C. M. 2013 Two volatile organic compounds trigger plant self-defense against a bacterial pathogen and a sucking insect in cucumber under open field conditions. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 14: 9803-9819.

  31. Sang, M.K., Kim, H.S., Myung, I.S., Ryu, C.M., Kim, B.S. and Kim, K.D. 2013 Chryseobacterium kwangjuense sp. nov., isolated from pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) root. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology DOI10.1099/ijs.0.048496-0.

  32. Bee-Park, H., Lee, B., Kloepper, J.W. and Ryu, C.M. 2013 One shot-two pathogens blocked: Exposure of Arabidopsis to hexadecane, a long chain volatile organic compound, confers induced resistance against both Pectobacterium carotovorum and Pseudomonas syringae. Plant Signaling and Behavior 8: e24619.

  33. Lee, B., Park, Y.-S., Yi, H.-S., and Ryu, C. M. 2013 Systemic Induction of the Small Antibacterial Compound in the Leaf Exudate During Benzothiadiazole-elicited Systemic Acquired Resistance in Pepper. The Plant Pathology Journal 29: 350-355 DOI: 10.5423/ppj.nt.02.2031.0018.

  34. Kim, K.S., Lee, S. and Ryu, C.M. 2013 Interspecific bacterial sensing through airborne signals modulates locomotion and drug resistance. Nature Communications 4: 1809 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2789.

  35. Ryu, C.-M., Choi, H. K., Lee, C.-H., Murphy, J. F., Lee, J.-K. and Kloepper, J. W. 2013. Modulation of quorum sensing in acyl-homoserine lactone-producing or -degrading tobacco plants leads to alteration of induced systemic resistance elicited by the rhizobacterium Serratia marcescens 90-166. The Plant Pathology Journal


  36. Jeong, H., Jeong, D.-E., Kim, S. H., Song, G. C., Park, S.-Y., Ryu, C.-M., Park, S.-H., and Choi, S.-K., 2012. Draft Genome Sequence of a Plant Growth-Promoting Bacterium Bacillus siamensis KCTC 13613T. Journal of Bacteriology 194: 4148-4149.

  37. Hahm, M.S., Sumayo, M., Hwang, Y.J., Jeon, S.A., Park, S.J., Lee, J.Y., Ahn, J.H., Kim, B.S., Ryu, C.-M. and Ghim, S.Y. 2012 Biological control and plant growth promoting capacity of rhizobacteria on pepper under greenhouse and field conditions. Journal of Microbiology 50: 380-385.

  38. Lee, B., Farag, M. A., Park, H. B., Kloepper, J. W., Lee, S. H., and Ryu, C.-M. 2012 Induced resistance by a long-chain bacterial volatile: elicitation of plant systemic defense by a C13 volatile produced by a root associated bacterium. PLoS One 7: e48744. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048744.

  39. Kim, K.-S., Park , S., Lee , S., Kang , S. B., Lee , J., Lee , S.-G., Ryu, C.-M. 2012 A novel fluorescent reporter system for monitoring and identifying RNase III activity and its target RNAs. RNA Biology 9: 1-10.

  40. Yi, H-S., Yang J. W., Choi, H. K., Ghim S.-Y., and ., Ryu, C.-M. 2012 Benzothiadiazole-elicited defense priming and systemic acquired resistance against bacterial and viral pathogens of pepper under field conditions. Plant Biotechnology Reporter 6: 373-380.

  41. Kim, B. K., Chung, J.-h., Kim, S.-Y., Jeong, H., Kang, S. G., Kwon, S.-K., Lee, C. H., Song, J. Y., Yu, D. S., Ryu, C.-M., and Kim J. 2012 Genome sequence of the leaf-colonizing bacterium, Bacillus sp. 5B6 isolated from cherry tree. Journal of Bacteriology 194: 3758-3759.

  42. Lee, B., Lee S., and Ryu, C.-M. 2012 Foliar aphid feeding recruits rhizosphere bacteria and primes plant immunity against pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria in pepper. Annals of Botany 110: 281-290.

  43. Lee, M-H., Oh, K-H., Kang, C.-H., Kim, J., Oh, T.-K., Ryu, C.-M., and Yoon, J.-H. 2012 Novel metagenome-derived cold-adapted alkaline phospholipase with superior lipase activity as an intermediate between phospholipase and lipase. Applied and Environmental Micriobiology 78: 4959-4966.

  44. Wang, K., Senthil-kumar, M., Ryu, C.-M., Kang, L., and Mysore, K. S. 2012 Phytosterols play a key role in plant innate immunity against bacterial pathogens by regulating nutrient efflux into the apoplast. Plant Physiology 158: 1789-1802.

  45. Rojas, C., Muthappa, S. K., Wang, K., Ryu, C.-M., Amita, K., and Mysore, K. 2012 Glycolate oxidase plays a major role during nonhost resistance responses by modulating reactive oxygen species mediated signal transduction pathways. Plant Cell 24: 336-352.


  46. Yi, H.-S., Yang, J. W., Ghim, S.-Y., and Ryu, C.-M. 2011. A cry for help from leaf to root: Recruiting rhizosphere microbes by aboveground insectattackleading to plant self-protection. Plant Signaling and Behavior 6: 1192-1194.

  47. Ryu, C.-M., Shin, J. N., Wang, Q., Mei, R., Kim, E. J., and Pan, J. G. 2011 Potential for augmentation of fruit quality by foliar application of bacilli spores on apple tree. The Plant Pathology Journal 27: 164-169.

  48. Choi, J., Choi, D., Lee, S., Ryu, C.-M. and Hwang, I. 2011. Cytokinin and plant immunity: Old foes or best friends. Trends in Plant Science 16: 388-394.

  49. Bae, H., Roberts D. P., Lim H.-S., Strem, M. D., Park, S.-C., Ryu, C.-M., Melnick, R. L., and Bailey B. A. 2011 Endophytic Trichoderma Isolates from Tropical Environments Delay Disease Onset and Induce Resistance against Phytophthora capsici in Hot Pepper Using Multiple Mechanisms. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 24: 3396-3351.

  50. Kim, Y. C., Leveau, J., McSpadden Gardener , B. B., Pierson, E. A., Pierson, L. S. III, and Ryu CM. 2011 The multifactorial basis for plant health promotion by plant-associated bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77:1548-1555.

  51. Yang, J. W., Yi, H.-S., Kim, H., Lee, B., Lee, S., Ghim, S.-Y., and Ryu, C.-M. 2011 Whitefly infestation elicits defense responses against bacterial pathogens on the leaf and root and belowground dynamic change of microflora in pepper. Journal of Ecology 99: 46-56.

  52. Uppalapati S. R., Ishiga Y., Ryu C.-M., Ishiga T., Wang K., Parker J., and Mysore K. S. 2011 SGT1 contributes to coronatine signaling and Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato disease symptom development in tomato and Arabidopsis. New Phytologist 189:83-93.

  53. Yang, S. Y., Park, M. R., Kim, I. S., Kim, Y. C., Yang, J. W. and Ryu, C.-R. 2011 2-Aminobenzoic acid of Bacillus sp. BS107 as an ISR determinant against Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovotrum SCC1 in tobacco. Europena Journal of Plant Pathology 29: 371-378.


  54. Phi, Q-T., Park, Y-M., Seul, K-J., Ryu, C.-M., Park, S-H., Kim, J-G., and Ghim, S-Y. 2010. Assessment of root-associated Paenibacillus polymyxa groups on growth promotion and induced systemic resistance in pepper. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 20: 1605-1613.

  55. Kim J. F., Jeong, H., Park, S.-Y., Kim, S.-B., Park, Y. K., Choi, S.-K., Ryu, C.-M., Hur, C.-G., Ghim, S.-Y., Oh, T. K., Kim, J. J., Park, C. S., and Park,. S.-H. 2010 Genome sequence of the polymyxin-producing plant-probiotic rhizobacterium Paenibacillus polymyxa E681. Journal of Bacteriology 192: 6103-6104.

  56. Kwon, Y. S., Ryu, C.-M., Lee, S., Han, K. S., Lee, J. H., Lee K., Chung, W.S., Jeong, M.-J., Kim, H. K., and Bae, D.-W.2010. Proteome analysis of Arabidopsis seedlings exposed to bacterial volatiles. Planta 232: 1355-1370.

  57. Wangdi, T, Uppalapati, S.R., Nagaraj, S., Ryu, C.M., Bender, C.L. and Mysore, K.S. 2010 A role for chloroplast-localized Thylakoid formation 1 (THF1) in bacterial speck disease development. Plant Signaling and Behavior 5:425-427.

  58. Yi , H-S., Ryu, C-M. and Heil, M. 2010. Sweet smells prepare plants for future stress: airborne induction of plant disease immunity. Plant Signaling and Behavior 5: 528-531.

  59. Yoon, J.H., Kang, S.J., Yi, H.S., Oh, T.K., and Ryu, C-M. 2010. Rhizobium soli sp. nov., isolated from soil. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 60: 1387-1393.

  60. Shi, C.-L., Park, H.-B., Lee, J. S. and Ryu, C.-M. 2010 Inhibition of primary roots and stimulation of lateral root development in Arabidopsis thaliana by the rhizobacterium Serratia marcescens 90-166 is through both auxin6 dependent and-independent signaling pathways. Molecules and Cells 29: 251-258.

  61. Wangdi, T., Uppalapati, S.R., Nagaraj, S., Ryu, C.M., Bender, C.L., Mysore, K.S. 2010. A virus-induced gene silencing screen identifies a role for Thylakoid Formation1 in Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato symptom development in tomato and Arabidopsis1[W][OA]. Plant Physiolology 152: 281-292.


  62. Yang, JW., Yu, S. H., and Ryu, C-M. 2009. Priming of defense-related genes confers root-colonizing bacilli-elicited induced systemic resistance in pepper. The Plant Pathology Journal 25:389-399.

  63. Yi , H-S., Heil, M., Adame-Álvarez, R. M., Ballhorn, D. J., and Ryu, C-M. 2009. Airborne induction and priming of plant defenses against a bacterial pathogen1[C][OA]. Plant Physiology 151: 2152-2161.

  64. Kwon, S.J., Jin, H.C., Lee, S., Nam, M.H., Chung, J.H., Kwon, S.I., Ryu, C.M, and Park, O.K. 2009. GDSL lipase-like 1 regulates systemic resistance associated with ethylene signaling in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal 58:235-245.

  65. Ham, M-S, Y-M. Park, H. R. Sung., M. Sumayo., C-M. Ryu, S.-H. Park, and S.-Y.Ghim. 2009. Characterization of Rhizobacteria Isolated from Family Solanaceae Plants in Dokdo Island. Korean Journal of Microbiology Biotechnology 37: 110–117.

  66. Yang, JW., Kloepper, J. W., Ryu, C.-M. 2009. Rhizosphere bacteria help plant tolerate against abiotic stress. Trends in Plant Science 16:1-4.


  67. Ryu, C-M, Yi, H-S, Ahn, Y-R, Kim, W-I, Zhang, H, Park S-H, Park, C-S, Farag, M. A., Paré, P W., and Kloepper, J. W. 2008 Dynamic communication between plants and rhizobacteria via volatile signals In: Biology of Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Vol. 6 (M. Lorito, S. Woo and F. Scala, eds), The International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, St. Paul, MN.
  68. Lee, B., Kim, D., and Ryu, C.-M. 2008 A super-absorbent polymer combination promotes bacterial aggressiveness uncoupled from the epiphytic population. The Plant Pathology Journal 24: 283-288.

  69. Kim, M. S., Cho, S. M., Kang, E. Y., Im, Y., Hwangbo, J. H., Kim, Y. C., Ryu, C.-M., Yang, K. Y., Chung, G. C., and Cho, B. H. 2008 Galactinol is a Signaling Component of the Induced Systemic Resistance Caused by Pseudomonas chlororaphis O6 Root Colonization. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 21: 1643-1653.

  70. Park, S.-J., S.-Y. Park., C.-M. Ryu, S.-H. Park, and J.-K. Lee. 2008 The role of AIIA, a Quorum-Quenching enzyme from Bacillus thuringiensis, on the Rhizosphere competence. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 18: 1518-1521
  71. Phi, Q-T, Park ,Y-M, Ryu, C-M., Park, S.-H, and Ghim, S-Y. 2008 Functional Identification and Expression of Indole-3-Pyruvate Decarboxylase from Paenibacillus polymyxa E681. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 18: 1235-1244.

  72. Park, S-Y, Kim, R., Ryu, C-M., Choi, S-K., Lee, C-H., Kim, J-G., Park, S-H. 2008 Citrinin, a mycotoxin from Penicillium citrinum, plays a role in inducing motility of Paenibacillus polymyxa. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 65: 229-237.

  73. Cho, S. M., Kang, B. R., Han, S. H., Anderson, A. J., Park, J.-Y., Lee, Y.-H., Cho, B. H., Yang, K.-Y., Ryu, C.-M., and Kim. Y. C., 2008 2R,3R-butanediol, a bacterial volatile produced by Pseudomonas chlororaphis O6 is involved in induction of systemic tolerance to drought in Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 8: 1067-1075.

  74. Park, K. S. J W. Kloepper, and Ryu, C-M. 2008 Rhizobacterial exopolysaccharides elicit induced resistance on cucumber Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 18: 1095-1100.

  75. Phi, Q. T., Oh, S.-H., Park, Y-M., Park, S.-H., Ryu, C.-M., and Ghim, S.-Y. 2008. Isolation and Characterization of Transposon-Insertional Mutants from Paenibacillus polymyxa E681 Altering the Biosynthesis of Indole-3-Acetic Acid. Current Microbiology 56: 524-530.

  76. Kim, Y-C, Park, S. Y., Ryu, C.-M. and Park, J. M. 2008, Molecular characterization of a pepper C2 domain-containing SRC2 protein implicated in resistance against host and non-host pathogens and abiotic stresses. Planta 227: 1169-1179.

  77. Ajith A., S. R. Uppalapati, C-M. Ryu, A. Stacy, L. Kang, Y. Tang and K. Mysore. 2008. Salicylic acid and systemic acquired resistance play a role in attenuating the crown gall disease caused by Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Plant Physiology 146: 703-715.

  78. Seul, K.-J., Park, S. H., Ryu, C.-M., Lee, Y.-H. and Ghim, S.-Y. 2008 Proteome Analysis of Paenibacillus polymyxa E681 Affected by Barley. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 17:934-944.


  79. Ryu, C-M, B. R. Kang, S. H. Han, S, M, Cho, J. W. Kloepper, A. J. Anderson, and Y. C. Kim. 2007 Tobacco cultivars vary in induction of systemic resistance against Cucumber mosaic virus and growth promotion by Pseudomonas chlororaphis O6 and its gacS mutant. European Journal of Plant Pathology 119:383-390.

  80. Zhang, H., Kim, M.S., Krishnamachari, V., Payton, P., Sun, Y., Grimson, M., Farag, M.A., Ryu, C.M., Allen, R., Melo, I.S. and Pare, P.W. 2007 Rhizobacterial volatile emissions regulate auxin homeostasis and cell expansion in Arabidopsis Planta 226: 839-851.

  81. Jeong, J.-H., Jeong, D.-E., Lee, S.-J., Seul, K.-J., Ryu, C.-M., Park, S.-H., Ghim, S.-Y. 2007 The effects of wood vinegar on growth and resistance of peppers Korean Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 35: 41-44.

  82. Yi, S. Y., Choi D., Ryu, C.-M. 2007 Implication of a pepper h-type thioredoxin in type I- and II-nonhost resistance to Xanthomonas axonopodis. Plant Biotechnology Reports 1: 117-123

  83. Cho, H.-S., Park, S.-Y., Ryu, C.-M., Kim, J., Kim, J.-G., Park, S.-H. 2007 Interference of quorum sensing and virulence of the rice pathogen Burkholderia glumae by an engineered endophytic bacterium. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 60: 14-23.

  84. Ryu, C-M, Murphy, J. F., Reddy, M. S. and Kloepper, J. W. 2007 A two strain mixture of rhizobacteria elicits induction of systemic resistance against Pseudomonas syringae and Cucumber mosaic virus coupled to promote plant growth on Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 17: 280-286.

  85. Kang, S. H., Cho, H-S., Cheong H., Ryu, C-M., Kim, J. F., and Park, S. H. 2007 Two Bacterial Endophytes, Pseudomonas rhodesiae and Pantoea ananatis, Elicit Plant Growth Promotion and Plant Defense on Pepper. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 17: 96-103.

  86. Anand, A., Vaghchhipawala, Z., Ryu, C.-M., Kang, L., Wang, K., del-Pozo, O., Martin, G. B., and Mysore, K. S. 2007 Identification and characterization of genes involved in Agrobacterium-mediated plant transformation by virus-induced gene silencing. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 19: 41-52.


  87. Ryu, C. M., Kima, J., Choi, o., Kima, S. H. and Park, C. S. 2006 Improvement of biological control capacity of Paenibacillus polymyxa E681 by seed pelleting on sesame. Biological Control: 39: 282-289.

  88. Kloepper, J. W. and. Ryu, C. M. 2006 Bacterial Endophytes as Elicitors of Induced Systemic Resistance in Who is an endophyte? Schulz/ Boyle/ Sieber Eds, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 33-52. (A Book chapter).

  89. Farag, M. A., Ryu, C.-M., Sumner, L. W., Paré P. W. 2006 Profiling of rhizobacterial emissions reveals prospective inducers of growth promotion and induced systemic resistance in plants. Phytochemistry 67: 2262-2268.

  90. Chung, E, Ryu, C-M, Oh, S-K, and Choi D. 2006 The essential role of pepper CaSgt1 and CaSkp1 genes in plant development and basal resistance. Physiologia Plantanum 126: 605-612.

  91. Oh, S-K, Lee, S, Chung, E, Park, J. M, Yu, S. H., Ryu, C.-M., and Choi, D. 2006 Insight into Types I and II nonhost resistance using expression patterns of defense-related genes in tobacco. Planta 213: 1102-1107.

  92. Kim, M., Lee, S., Park, K., Jeong, E.-J., Ryu, C.-M., Choi, D., and Pai, H.-S. 2006 Comparative microarray analysis of programmed cell death induced by proteasome malfunction and hypersensitive response in plants. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 342:514-521.

  93. Chung, E., Ryu, c. M., Oh, S.-K., Kim, R. N., Park, J. M. , Cho, H. S., Lee, S., Moon, J. S., Park, S.-H. and Choi, D. 2006 Suppression of pepper SGT1 and SKP1 causes severe retardation of plant growth and compromises basal resistance. Physiologia Plantarum 126: 605-617.


  94. Jeong, H., Park, S-Y., Ryu, C-M., Kim, J. F., W. Choi, O. H., Park, S. Y., Park, S., and Park, C-S. 2005. Diversity of root-associated Paenibacillus spp. in winter crops from southern part of Korea. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 15: 1286-1298.

  95. Ryu, C-M., Kim, J. W. Choi, O. H., Park, S. Y., Park, S. H., and Park, C-S. 2005. Nature of a root-associated Paenibacillus polymyxa from field-grown winter barley in Korea. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 15: 984- 991
  96. Pare, P. W., Farag, M. A., Ryu, C.-M, and Kloepper, J. W. 2005. Elicitors and priming agents initiate plant defense responses. Photosynthesis research 85: 149-159.

  97. Ryu, C. M., Hu, C. H., Locy, R. D., and Kloepper, J. W. 2005. Study of mechanisms for plant growth promotion elicited by rhizobacteria in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant and Soil 286: 285-292.

  98. Ryu, C.-M, Farag, M. A., Pare, P. W., and Kloepper, J. W. 2005. Invisible signals from the underground: bacterial volatiles elicit plant growth promotion and induce systemic resistance. The Plant Pathology Journal 21: 7-12.


  99. Choi, O. H., Kim, J. W., Ryu, C.-M., and Park, C. S. 2004. Colonization and population changes of a biocontrol agent, Paenibacillus polymyxa E681, in seeds and roots. The Plant Pathology Journal 20: 97-102.

  100. Kloepper, J. W., Ryu, C.-M., and Zhang. S. 2004. Induced systemic resistance and promotion of plant growth by Bacillus spp. Phytopathology 94: 1259-1266.

  101. Ryu C.-M, Anand A., Kang L., Mysore K. S. 2004. Agrodrench: a novel and effective agroinoculation method for virus-induced gene silencing in roots and diverse Solanaceous species. The Plant Journal 40: 322-331.

  102. Mysore, K. S. And Ryu. C. -M. 2004. Nonhost resistance: How much do we know? Trends in Plant Science 9: 97-104.

  103. Ryu, C. -M., Murphy, J. F., Mysore, K. S., and Kloepper, J. W. 2004. Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria Protect Systemically Arabidopsis thaliana against Cucumber mosaic virus by a salicylic acid and NPR1-independent and jasmonic acid-dependent signaling pathway. The Plant Journal 39: 381-392.

  104. Ryu, C. M., Farag, M., Hu, C. H., Reddy, M. S., Pare, P., and Kloepper, J. W. 2004. Bacterial volatiles induced systemic resistance in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 134: 1017-1026..


  105. Ryu, C. M., Hu, C. H., Reddy, M. S., and Kloepper, J. W. 2003 Different signaling pathways of induced resistance by rhizobacteria in Arabidopsis thaliana against two pathovars of Pseudomonas syringae. New Phytologist 160: 413-420.

  106. Spencer, M., Ryu, C. M. Kim, Y. C. and Anderson, A. 2003. Induced defence in tobacco by Pseudomonas chlororaphis strain O6 involves at least the ethylene pathway. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 63: 27-34.

  107. Murphy, J. F., Reddy, M. S., Ryu, C.-M., Kloepper, J. W. and Li, R. 2003 Rhizobacteria-Mediated Growth Promotion of Tomato Leads to Protection Against Cucumber mosaic virus. Phytopathology 93:1301-1307.

  108. Ryu, C. M., Farag, M., Hu, C. H., Reddy, M. S., H-S. Wei, Pare, P., and Kloepper, J. W. 2003. Bacterial volatiles promote growth in Arabidopsis. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences in USA 100: 4927-4932.


  109. Yan, Z., Reddy, M. S., Ryu, C. M., McInroy, J., Woods, F., Wilson, M., and Kloepper, J. W. 2002. Induced systemic protection against tomato late blight elicited by plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria.

    Phytopathology 92: 1329-1333.


  110. Kim, J. W., Choi, O. H., Kang, J. H., Ryu, C. M., Jeong, M. J., Kim, J. W., and Park, C. S. 1988. Trancing of some root rolonizing Pseudomonas in the rhizosphere using lux gene introduction bacteria. Korean Journal of Plant Pathology 14: 13-18.


Chapter in books or Proceedings


  1. Kloepper, J. W. and. Ryu, C. M. 2006. Bacterial Endophytes as Elicitors of Induced Systemic Resistance In: Who is an endophyte? Schulz/ Boyle/ Sieber Eds, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg pp. 33-52.


  2. Kloepper, J. W. Gutiérrez-Estrada, A. and. Ryu, C. M. 2005. Progress toward implementation of Bacillus spp. for plant growth promotion and biological control. In: Rhizosphere 2004-Perspectives and Challenges. A Tribute to Lorenz Hiltner. Hartmann, A., Schmid, M., Wenzel, W. and Hisinger, Ph. (eds.). GSF, Neuherberg.


  3. Ryu, C.-M, Farag, M. A., Hu, C. H., Reddy, M. S., Paré, P. W., and Kloepper, J. W. 2004. Volatiles produced by PGPR elicit plant growth promotion and induced resistance in Arabidopsis. In: 6th International Workshop on Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (M.S. Reddy, M. Anandaraj, S.J. Eapen, Y.R. Sarma, J.W. Kloepper, eds.), pp. 93-100. Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut, India.


  4. Reddy, M. S., Ryu, C. M., and Kloepper, J. W. 2001. Can bacteria boost tomato growth and yield? In: Hightlight of Agricultural Research Volume 48 No. 2 Summer 2001. ,


  5. Kim, S.H., C.S. Park, J.B. Park, C.M. Ryu, J.W. Kim and C.W. Kang. 1998. Accelerated plant growth and biological control of soil-borne diseases using useful microorganisms in integrated mechanization system of Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) production in Korea. 25th International Seed Testing Congress Seed Symposium 116p. Pretoria, Republic of South Africa.


  6. Ryu, C-M. and Park, C-S. 1997. Enhancement of plant growth induced by endospore forming PGPR strain, Bacillus polymyxa E681. In: Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria- Present Status and Future Prospects. Proc. Int. Workshop on Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria, 4th. A. Ogoshi, K. Kobayshi, Y. Homma, F. Komada, N. Knodo, S. Akino, eds. Nakanishi Printing, Sapporo, Japan. Page 186-190.

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