PhD theses 1907 - 2019

A selection of PMI theses
Westerdijk, J. 1907
Zur regeneration der Laubmoose
Promotor: H. Schinz, Zürich, Switzerland
Kerling, L.C.P.    2-7-1928
Resistance mechanisms of elms to Ceratocystis ulmi
Promotor: J.Westerdijk
Van den Ende, G.   12-12-1958
Untersuchingen über den pflanzenparasiten Verticillium albo-atrum Reinke et Berth
Promotor: L.C.P. Kerling
  Smith, J.G.   15-2-1960
The influence of antagonistic fungi on Thielaviopsis basicola (Berk. Et Br.) ferraris
Promotor: L.C.P. Kerling
Verhoeff, K.   20-6-1960
On the parasitism of Bremia lactucae Regel on lettuce

 

Promotor: L.C.P. Kerling
  Graafland, W.   23-11-1960
The parasitism of Exobasidium japonicum Shir. On Azalea.

 

Promotor: L.C.P. Kerling
Brants, D.H.   12-6-1961

The influence of meristematic tissue and injuries on the transport of tabacco mosaic virus in Nicotiana tabacum L. cultivar Samsun.

Promotor: L.P.C. Kerling
Schippers, Bob   18-12-1963

Transmission of bean common mosaic virus by seed of Phaseolus vulgaris L. cultivar Beka.

Promotor: L.P.C. Kerling
de Leeuw, G.T.N.   9-12-1968

Translocation pathways of tobacco mosaic virus in Nicotiana tabacum L. var. Xanthi-nc.

Promotor: L.P.C. Kerling
  de Lange, A.   18-12-1968

Pathogenesis of Aplanobacter populi in cuttings and explants of Populus candidans

Promotor: L.C.P. Kerling
Rebel, H.   10-11-1969
Phytotoxins of Ceratocystis ulmi
Promotor: L.P.C. Kerling, C.A. Salemink
Elgersma, D.M.   3-12-1969
Resistance mechanisms of elms to Ceratocystis ulmi

 

Promotor: L.P.C. Kerling
van den Heuvel, Joop   7-12-1970

Antagonistic affects of epiphytic microorganisms on infection of dwarf bean leaves by Alternaria zinniae

Promotor: L.P.C. Kerling
Fokkema, Nyckle    8-12-1971

The effect of pollen in the phyllosphere of rye on colonization by saprophytic fungi and on infection by Helminthosporium sativum and other leaf pathogens

Promotor: L.P.C. Kerling
van Dijkman, A.   25-9-1972
Natural resistance of tomato plants to Cladosporium filvum
Promotor: K. Verhoeff, G.J.M. van der Kerk

van Loon, L.C.

Pathogenese en symptoomexpressie in viruszieke tabak
Een onderzoek naar veranderingen in oplosbare eiwitten
Promotor: J.P.H. van der Want, A. van Kammen
van de Burg, A.C.   24-5-1974

The occurence of Sporobolomyces roseus, a red yeast, on leaves of Phragmites australis

Promotor: K. Verhoeff, L.W. Kuilman
de Boois, H.M.   30-6-1976

 

Schimmelgroei in strooisellagen van enkele bosgronden.

 

Promotor: K. Verhoeff
  van Eck, W.H.   9-3-1977

Formation and lysis of chlamydospores of Fusarium solani in soil.

Promotor: B. Schippers

van Vuurde, Jim 3-5-1978

Ecology of the root microflora of wheat
Promotor: B. Schippers

 

Glazener, J.A.   10-9-1980

Defence mechanisms of tomato fruit after infection with Botrytis cinerea

Promotor: K.Verhoeff
Weststeijn, E.A.   16-6-1982

Aspecten van de hypersensitieve reactie van Nicotiana tabacum cv. Xanthi nc. na infectie met tabaksmozaïekvirus

Promotor: D.H. Wieringa-Brants
Power, R.H.   18-10-1982
Studies on die back and fruit rot of Passiflora edulis f.sp. flavescens.

 

Promotor: K.Verhoeff
Scheffer, R.   3-10-1984

Aspects of pathogenesis and control

Promotor: K. Verhoeff & D. Elgersma
Miller, H.J.   5-11-1984

The application of immunofluorescense microscopy in diagnostic phytobacteriology.

Promotor: K. Verhoeff, W.P.M. Hoekstra
Kastelein, P.   20-10-1987

Investigations on 'Hartrot' of coconut and oil in palms in Suriname.

Promotor: K. Verhoeff

Löffler, Huub 26-2-1986

Fusarium oxysporum in soil enforced with ammonia-generating compounds.
Promotor: B. Schippers
Baayen, Robert   10-10-1988
Fusarium wilt of carnation: Disease development, resistance mechanisms of the host and taxonomy of the pathogen
Promotor: K. Verhoeff, D. Elgersma
Geels, Patrick   6-12-1988

Bacterization experiments with fluorescent Pseudomonas spp. in short rotation of potato, wheat and radish

Promotor: B. Schippers

Bakker, Peter 15-12-1989

Siderophore-mediated plant growth promotion and colonization of roots by strains of Pseudomonas spp.

 

Promotor: B.Schippers
Leone, Gionata   14-9-1990

Significance and role of polygalacturonase production by Botrytis cinerea

 

Promotor: J. Dekker & K. Verhoeff
van Peer,  Ron   3-11-1990

Microbial interactions and plant responses in soilless cultures: Root colonization by Pseudomonads: mechanisms, plant responses and effects on fusarium wilt.

Promotor: B. Schippers
Dik, Aleid  12-12-1990

Population dynamics of phyllosphere yeasts: influence of yeasts on aphid damage, diseases and fungicide activity in wheat.

Promotor: B. Schippers, R. Rabbinge, N. Fokkema
Hoffland, Ellis   7-6-1991

Mobilization of rock phosphate by rape (Brassica napus L.)

Promotor: G.R. Findenegg, P.A. Leffelaar (Wageningen University)
Kroon, Bernadette   3-9-1992

Fusarium wilt of tomato. Aspects of resistance and pathogenicity

Promotor: H. van der Ende & D.M. Elgersma
Salinas Calvete, Jesus   15-9-1992

Function of cutinolytic enzymes in the infection of gerbera flowers by Botrytis cinerea

Promotor: K. Verhoeff
Glandorf, Boet   16-12-1992

Root colonization by fluorescent Pseudomonads

Promotor: B. Schippers, E.J.J. Lugtenberg; Co-promotor: P.A.H.M. Bakker
Pieterse, Corné   27-10-1993

Differential gene expression in Phytophthora infestans during pathogenesis on potato.

Promotor: P.J.G.M. de Wit; Co-promotor: F.P.M Govers (Wageningen University)
Ackerveken, Guido van den   12-11-1993

Molecular aspects of avirulence and payhogenicity of the tomato pathogen Cladosporium fulvum

Promotor: P.J.G.M de Wit (Wageningen University)
van den Boogert, Paul  15-12-1993

The ecology of Verticillium biguttatum, its significance for the population dynamics of Rhizoctonia solani in potato

Promotor: B. Schippers
Duijff, Ben   14-2-1994

Suppression of Fusarium wilt by fluorescent Pseudomonas spp

Promotor: B. Schippers; Co-promotor: P.A.H.M. Bakker
Raaijmakers, Jos   17-6-1994
Microbial interactions in the rhizosphere.
Root colonization by Pseudomonas spp. and suppression of fusarium wilt.
Promotor: B. Schippers, P.J.Weisbeek; Co-promotor: P.A.H.M. Bakker
Leeman, Marcel   9-1-1995
Suppression of fusarium wilt of radish by fluorescent Pseudomonas spp.

Induction of desease resistance, co-inoculation with fungi and commercial application

Promotor: B. Schippers; Co-promotor: P.A.H.M. Bakker
  Alefs, S.   17-7-1995

Resistance to Erwinia spp. in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)

Promotor: B. Schippers, Parlevliet
Knoester, Marga   29-4-1998

The involvement of ethylene in plant disease resistance

Promotor: L.C. van Loon
Wees, Saskia van   3-9-1999

Rhizobacteria-mediated induced systemic resistance in Arabidopsis, signal transduction and expression

Promotor: L.C. van Loon; Co-promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse
Boer, Marjan de   16-3-2000

Combining Pseudomonas strains to improve biological control of fusarium wilt in radish.
Mechanisms and population dynamics

Promotor: L.C. van Loon; Co-promotor: P.A.H.M. Bakker
Folders, Jindra   28-9-2000
Secretion of heterologous proteins by Pseudomonas spp. for improvement of biocontrol performance

 

Promotor: L.C. van Loon; Co-promotor: J.P.M. Tomassen
Ton, Jurriaan   16-3-2001
Rhizobacteria-mediated induced systemic resistance in Arabidopsis
Molecular-genetic basis of induced resistance in relation to basal resistance
Promotor: L.C. van Loon; Co-promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse
Ran, Longxian   30-9-2002

Suppression of bacterial wilt in Eucalyptus and bacterial speck in Arabidopsis by fluorescent Pseudomonas spp. strains:
conditions and mechanisms

Promotor: L.C. van Loon; Co-promotor: P.A.H.M. Bakker
Geraats, Bart   17-3-2003

The role of ethylene perception in plant disease resistance

Promotor: L.C. van Loon; Co-promotor: P.A.H.M. Bakker
Verhagen, Bas   3-6-2004
Transcriptomics and knockout mutant analysis of rhizobacteria-mediated induced systemic resistance in Arabidopsis

 

Promotor: L.C. van Loon; Co-promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse
Viebahn, Mareike   26-4-2005
Field release of genetically modified Pseudomonas putida WCS358r.
Molecular analysis of effects on microbial communities in the rhizosphere of wheat.
Promotor: L.C. van Loon; Co-promotor: P.A.H.M. Bakker & E. Smit
Vos, Martin de   13-1-2006

Signal signature, transcriptomics, and effectiveness of induced pathogen and insect resistance in Arabidopsis

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse, L.C. van Loon & M. Dicke
van Oosten, Vivian   18-4-2007

Induced pathogen and insect resistance in Arabidopsis: Transcriptomics and specificity of defense

Promotor: M. Dicke, C.M.J. Pieterse, L.C. van Loon

Damme, Mireille van   21-5-2007

Genetic analysis of disease susceptibility in the Arabidopsis- Hyaloperonospora parasitica interaction

Promotor: P.J. Weisbeek; Co-promotor: A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
Djavaheri, Mohammad   26-6-2007

Iron-regulated metabolites of plant growth promoting Pseudomonas fluorescens WCS374: Their role in induced systemic resistance

Promotor: L.C. van Loon; Co-promotor: P.A.H.M. Bakker
van der Ent, Sjoerd   4-2-2008
Transcriptional regulators of rhizobacteria-induced systemic resistance

 

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse, L.C. van Loon
Jong, Mark de   19-3-2008

Susceptibility of Arabidopsis to the downy mildew pathogen Hyaloperonospora parasitica

Promotor: P.J. Weisbeek; Co-promotor: A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
Koornneef, Annemart   21-4-2008
Cross-talk in plant defense signaling

 

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse, L.C. van Loon
Huibers, Robin   8-9-2008

Genetic analysis of susceptibility of Arabidopsis to downy mildew infection

Promotor: P.J. Weisbeek; Co-promotor: A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
van Hulten, Marieke   8-4-2009

Priming Arabidopsis for defense: Molecular and ecological aspects

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: J. Ton & S.C.M. van Wees
Leon-Reyes, Antonio   8-7-2009

Making sense out of signaling during plant defense

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: T. Ritsema
Doornbos, Rogier   23-11-2009
Analysis of rhizosphere bacterial communities in Arabidopsis: impact of plant defense signaling

 

Promotor: L.C. van Loon; Co-promotor: P.A.H.M. Bakker
Verhage, Adriaan   26-08-2011

Rewiring of the jasmonic acid signaling pathway during insect herbivory on Arabidopsis

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: S.C.M. van Wees
Berendsen, Roeland L.   14-09-2011
Dry bubble disease of the white button mushroom: Ecology and control of Lecanicillium fungicola

 

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; W.A.B. Wösten; Co-promotor: P.A.H.M. Bakker
Zeilmaker, Tieme   06-02-2012
Functional and applied aspects of the DOWNY MILDEW RESISTANT 1 and 6 genes in Arabidopsis

 

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
Ahmad, Shakoor   18-06-2012

Plant basal resistance: genetics, biochemistry and impacts on plant-biotic interactions

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: J. Ton & R. Gordon-Weeks
Terpstra, Inez   21-06-2012

Genetical genomics - Genetic regulation of environmental responses in Arabidopsis

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
Lopes da Veiga, Rita   27-06-2012

Biological weed control with soil fungi? Antatonistic effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on the growth of weeds

Promotor: M.G.A. van der Heijden
Zamioudis, Christos   24-09-2012

Signaling in Arabidopsis roots in response to beneficial rhizobacteria

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse
Van der Does, Dieuwertje     10-08-2012
Hormonal modulation of plant immunity

 

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: S.C.M. van Wees
Stassen, Joost    24-10-2012

Identification and functional analysis of downy mildew effectors in lettuce and Arabidopsis

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
Seidl, Michael F.     06-05-2013
Exploring evolution and biology of oomycetes

 

Promotor: P. Hogeweg (Theoretical Biology & Bioinformatics); F.P.M. Govers (Phytopathology, WUR)
Co-promotor: B. Snel (Theoretical Biology & Bioinformatics); A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken (Plant-Microbe Interactions)
Pel, Chiel    19-06-2013

Evasion and suppression of plant immunity

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse
Mithoe, Sharon    08-07-2013
Modulation of MAPK signaling in plant immunity and development

 

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; A.J.R. Heck (Department of Chemistry)
Lapin, Dmitry    02-12-2013

Molecular aspects of plant disease susceptibility: Arabidopsis genes affecting downy mildew infection

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
Oome, Stan    02-12-2013

Comparative and functional analysis of secreted proteins of the oomycete Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis

Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
Vos, Irene 28-08-2015
Unwiring jasmonic acid defense signaling – Molecular regulation and ecological costs
Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: S.C.M. van Wees
Zhou, Yeling 10-05-2016
Modulation of plant immunity by atmospheric CO2.
Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: S.C.M. van Wees, P.A.H.M. Bakker
Caarls, Lotte 18-05-2016
Hormonal signaling in plant immunity.
Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: S.C.M. van Wees, A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
Ludwig, Nora 25-05-2016
Molecular analysis of Arabidopsis susceptibility to oomycete pathogens.
Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
Köhl, Luise 14-11-2016
Impact of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on nutrient cycling in agroecosystems.
Promotor: M.G.A. van der Heijden
Moll, Janine 14-11-2016
Effects of Engineered Nanoparticles on Crops, their Symbionts, and Soil Microbial Communities.
Promotor: M.G.A. van der Heijden
Stringlis, Ioannis, 19-01-2018
Signals from the underground and their interplay with plant immunity.
Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse
Raaymakers, Tom, 07-03-2018
Activation of plant immunity by microbial Nep1-like protein patterns.
Promotor: A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
Coolen, Silvia 04-06-2018
Adaptive plant responses to sequential biotic and abiotic stress: unraveling the underlying genetics.
Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse; Co-promotor: S.C.M. van Wees
Pelgrom, Alexandra 02-07-2018
Downy mildew effector recognition and host protein interaction in lettuce.
Promotor: A.F.J.M. van den Ackerveken
Yu, Ke 06-02-2019
Chemical communication in the root microbiome.
Promotor: C.M.J. Pieterse, Co-promotors: R.L. Berendsen, P.A.H.M. Bakker