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Brent S  Sipes

Name :

Brent S Sipes

Title :

Plant Pathologist

Unit :

Department of Plant & Environmental Protection Sciences

Address :

3190 Maile Way
                    Honolulu, HI 96822

Room :

St. John 309A

Phone :

(808)956-7813

Fax :

(808)956-2832

E-mail :

sipes@hawaii.edu

Specialties :

Nematode management in pineapples, anthurium, coffee and other tropical crops; plant-parasitic and entomopathogenic nematode biology.

Education :


B.S. Plant Production, Purdue University, with Honors. West Lafayette, Indiana
 
M.S. Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
 
Ph.D Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina


Projects :


Reniform and root-knot nematode control in pineapple. Burrowing nematode control in anthurium. Sustainable plant-parasitic nematode control in tropical crops.

Courses Taught:


PEPS/NREM 210 - Introduction to Environmental Science
PEPS 451 - Environmental Law
PEPS 605 - Plant Pathogen Biology (Fungi and Nematodes)
PEPS 616 - Plant Nematology


Research Interests :


Plant-parasitic nematode control in tropical agricultural systems.

Selected Publications :



Book Chapters
B.S. Sipes
and K.-H. Wang. 2016. Pests, diseases and weeds. In: G. Lobo and R.E. Paull (eds). Handbook of Pineapple Technology: Production, Postharvest Science, and Nutrition. John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY (in press).
 
B.S. Sipes, E.C. Caswell-Chen, J.-L. Sarah, and W.J. Apt. 2005. Nematode parasites of pineapple. Pp. 709-731. in Plant-parasitic nematodes in subtropical and tropical agriculture. 2nd edition. Luc, M., Sikora, R.A., and Bridge,J. eds. CAB International, Oxford.

 
Refereed Journal Articles
A.M. Ortiz, B.S. Sipes, S.C. Miyasaka, and A.S. Arakaki. 2015. Green manure crops for management of Meloidogyne javanica and Pythium aphanidermatum. HortScience 50:1-9. 

R.Y. Myers, B.S. Sipes, T.K. Matsumoto, C.L. Mello, and J.S. Mello. 2015. Distribution of Heterorhabditid populations in Hawaii. Nematropica 45: in press.

K.-H. Wang, R.Y. Myers, A. Srivastava, and B.S. Sipes. 2015. Using polymerase chain reaction to evaluate preying potential of predatory nematodes against Rotylenchulus reniformis and Meloidogyne incognita. Biological Control 88:54-60. doi:10.1016/j.biocontrol.2015.04.023

B. Kandouh and B. Sipes. 2014. Differences among red-skinned potato cultivars and their response to Meloidogyne species. Nematropica 44:47-50.

R.Y.M. Cabos, K.-H. Wang, B.S. Sipes, W.P. Heller, and T.K. Matsumoto. 2013. Detection of plant-parasitic nematode DNA in the gut of predatory and omnivorous nematodes. Nematropica 43:44-48. 

Koon-Hui Wang, B.S. Sipes, W.P. Heller, T.K. Matsumoto, R. Cabos R.Y.M. 2013. Detection of plant-parasitic nematode DNA in the gut of predatory and omnivorous nematodes. Nematropica 43: 44-48.

T. Radovich, A. Pant, I. Gurr, N. Hue, J. Sugano, B. Sipes, N. Arancon, C. Tamaru, B. Fox, K. Kobayashi, and R. Paull. 2012. Innovative use of locally produced inputs to improve plant growth, crop quality, and grower profitability in Hawai'i. HortTechnology 22:738-742.

S. Aoki, B. Sipes, C. Astorga, and C. Nagai. 2012. Resistance of semi-wild Coffea arabica L. from Ethiopia to a root knot nematode, Meloidogyne konaensis. Nematropica 42:42:131-136.

S.P. Marahatta, K.-H. Wang, B.S. Sipes, and C.R.R. Hooks. 2012. Effects of Crotalaria juncea on the anhydrobiotic state of Rotylenchulus reniformis. Nematropica 42:34-40.

S.P. Marahatta, K.-H. Wang, B.S. Sipes, and C.R.R. Hooks. 2012.   Effects of the integration of sunn hemp and soil solarization on plant-parasitic and free-living nematodes. Journal of Nematology 44:72–79. 

S.P. Marahatta, K.-H. Wang, B.S. Sipes, and C.R.R. Hooks. 2012. Effects of Tagetes patula on active and inactive stages of root-knot nematodes. Journal of Nematology 44:26–30.