Dr. Soner  Soylu
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Dr. Soner Soylu

Professor
Mustafa Kemal University, Turkey


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Wye College, University of London, U.K

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Biography

Dr. Soner SOYLU received his PhD from Wye College, University of London, UK in 1998. Since September 1998, He is working as Professor at the Department of Plant Protection, Mustafa Kemal University, Agriculture Faculty. He has more than 26 years research experience and has guided MSc’s and PhDs in the field of Plant Pathology. He is the Principal Investigator of several externally funded projects

Area of Interest:

Plant Pathology
100%
Agricultural Engineering
62%
Plant Protection
90%
Phytopathology
75%
Biotechnology
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
0
Chapters
1
Articles
73
Abstracts
0

Selected Publications

  1. Soylu, S., M. Kara, Ş. Kurt, E.M. Soylu, A. Uysal, S.H. Hong and H.D. Shin, 2019. First report of powdery mildew on mediterranean thyme (Thymbra spicata var. spicata) caused by Golovinomyces monardae in Turkey. Plant Dis., Vol. 103. 10.1094/PDIS-01-19-0094-PDN.
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  2. Soylu, S., E.M. Soylu, M. Kara, Ş. Kurt, A. Uysal, S.H. Hong and H.D. Shin, 2019. First report of powdery mildew caused by Golovinomyces neosalviae on Salvia fruticosa in Turkey. Plant Dis., Vol. 103. 10.1094/PDIS-01-19-0002-PDN.
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  3. Soylu, E.M., M. Kara, Ş. Kurt, A. Uysal, H.D. Shin, Y.J. Choi and S. Soylu, 2019. First report of Albugo lepidii causing white blister rust on broadleaved garden cress (Lepidium sativum) in Turkey. Plant Dis., Vol. 103. 10.1094/PDIS-12-18-2179-PDN.
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  4. Oztürk, M., Z. Eroğlu and S. Soylu, 2019. First report of Pectobacterium betavasculorum associated with bacterial vascular necrosis and root rot disease of sugar beet in Turkey. New Dis. Rep., 39: 20-20.
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  5. Duman, K. and S. Soylu, 2019. Characterization of plant growth-promoting traits and antagonistic potentials of endophytic bacteria from bean plants against Pseudomonas syringae pv. phaseolicola. Bitki Koruma Bült., 59: 59-69.
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  6. Aktan, Z.C., S. Soylu, O. Çiftçi and Ş. Türkölmez, 2019. First report of root rot caused by Ceratobasidium sp. on sweet almond in Turkey. J. Plant Pathol., 10.1007/s42161-019-00377-5.
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  7. Uysal, A., S. Kurt, E.M. Soylu, M. Kara and S. Soylu, 2018. Morphology, pathogenicity and management of coniella fruit rot (Coniella granati) on pomegranate. Turk. J. Agric.-Food Sci. Technol., 6: 471-478.
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  8. Soylu, S., M. Kara, S. Kurt, A. Uysal, H.D. Shin, Y.J. Choi and E.M. Soylu, 2018. First report of white blister rust disease caused by Albugo occidentalis on Spinach in Turkey. Plant Dis., 102: 826-826.
  9. Soylu, E.M., M. Kara, S. Kurt, A. Uysal, H.D. Shin, Y.J. Choi and S. Soylu, 2018. First report of downy mildew disease caused by Peronospora effuse on spinach in Turkey. Plant Dis., 102: 1854-1854.
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  10. Kaya, K., E. Sertkaya, I. Uremis and S. Soylu, 2018. Determination of chemical composition and fumigant insecticidal activities of essential oils of some medicinal plants against the adults of cowpea weevil, Callosobruchus maculates. KSU J. Agric. Nat. 21: 708-714.
  11. Soylu, E.M., M. Kara, S. Kurt, A. Uysal, H.D. Shin, Y.J. Choi and S. Soylu, 2017. First report of downy mildew disease caused by Perofascia lepidii on garden cress Lepidium sativum in Turkey. Plant Dis., 101: 1827-1827.
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  12. Kurt, S., A. Uysal, M. Kara, S. Soylu and E.M. Soylu, 2017. Natural infection of potato by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum causing stem rot disease in Turkey. Aust. Plant Dis. Notes, Vol. 39. 10.1007/s13314-017-0266-1.
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  13. Kurt, S., A. Uysal, M. Kara, S. Soylu and E.M. Soylu, 2017. First report of stem rot disease of parsley caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in Turkey. J. Plant Pathol., 99: 301-301.
  14. Guine, R.P.F., D. Costa, P. Correia, C. Costa and H. Correia, 2017. Professional training in organic food production: A cross-country experience. The Int. J. Inf. Learn. Technol., 34: 259-273.
  15. Kurt, S., A. Uysal and D.S. Akgul, 2016. First report of anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum spinaciae on Spinach in the Mediterranean Region of Turkey. Plant Dis., 100: 219-219.
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  16. Guine, R.P.F., D.V.T.A. Costa, P.M.R. Correia, C.A. Costa and H.E. Correia, 2016. Designing training in organic farming on a multinational basis. The Int. J. Inf. Lear. Technol., 33: 99-114.
  17. Bozkurt, İ.A., S. Horuz, Y. Aysan and S. Soylu, 2016. First report of bacterial leaf spot of parsley caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. apii in Turkey. J. Phytopathol., 164: 207-211.
  18. Costa, C.A., M. Arslan, S. Basile, M. Castro and C. Coll, 2015. ECONewFARMERs Building a future for new farmers in ecological farming through vocational training. Hung. Agric. Res., 24: 26-30.
  19. Calis, O., C. Cekic, S. Soylu and M. Tor, 2015. Identification of new resistance sources from diploid wild strawberry against powdery mildew pathogen. Pak. J. Agric. Sci., 52: 677-683.
  20. Icoz, S.M., I. Polat, G. Sulu, M. Yilmaz and A. Unlu et al., 2014. First report of bacterial blight of pomegranate caused by Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. punicae in Turkey. Plant Dis., 98: 1427-1427.
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  21. Dervis S., S. Soylu and C.U. Serce, 2014. Corm and root rot of Colocasia esculenta caused by Ovatisporangium vexans and Rhizoctonia solani. Rom. Biotechnol. Lett., 19: 9698-9874.
  22. Bozkurt, I.A., S. Soylu, M. Mirik, C.U. Serce and O. Baysal, 2014. Characterization of bacterial knot disease caused by Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi on pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) trees: a new host of the pathogen. Lett. Applied Microbiol., 59: 520-527.
  23. Vural C. and S. Soylu, 2012. Prevalence and incidence of fungal disease agents affecting bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) plants. Res. Crops, 13: 634-640.
  24. Mengulluoglu, M. and S. Soylu, 2012. Antibacterial activities of essential oils from several medicinal plants against the seed-borne bacterial disease agent Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli. Res. Crops, 13: 641-646.
  25. Soylu, S., and S. Dervis, 2011. Determination of prevalence and incidence of fungal disease agents of pea (Pisum sativum L.) plants growing in Amik plain of Turkey. Res. Crops, 12: 588-592.
  26. Soylu, S., S.E. Cho and H.D. Shin, 2011. First report of powdery mildew caused by Golovinomyces cichoracearum on Zinnia elegans in Turkey. Plant Dis., 95: 1317-1317.
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  27. Dervis, S., M. Arslan, C.U. Serce, S. Soylu and I. Uremis, 2011. First report of a root rot caused by Phytophthora palmivora on Lavandula angustifolia in Turkey. Plant Dis., 95: 1035-1035.
  28. Bozkurt, İ.A., and S. Soylu, 2011. Determination of responses of different bean cultivars against races of Pseudomonas syringae pv phaseolicola, causal agent of halo blight of bean. Euphytica, 179: 417-425.
  29. Çağlayan, K., Ç.U. Serçe, E. Barutcu, K. Kaya and V. Medina, 2010. Comparison by sequence-based and electron microscopic analyses of fig mosaic virus isolates obtained from field and experimentally inoculated fig plants. Plant Dis., 94: 1448-1452.
  30. Soylu, S., E.M. Soylu and S. Kurt, 2010. Downy mildew outbreak on parsley caused by Plasmopara petroselini in Turkey. Plant Pathol., 59: 799-799.
  31. Soylu, E.M., S. Kurt and S. Soylu, 2010. In vitro and in vivo antifungal activities of the essential oils of various plants against tomato grey mould disease agent Botrytis cinerea. Int. J. Food Microbiol., 143: 183-189.
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  32. Sertkaya, E., K. Kaya and S. Soylu, 2010. Chemical compositions and insecticidal activities of the essential oils from several medicinal plants against the cotton whitefly, Bemisia tabaci. Asian J. Chem., 22: 2982-2990.
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  33. Sertkaya, E., K. Kaya and S. Soylu, 2010. Acaricidal activities of the essential oils from several medicinal plants against the carmine spider mite (Tetranychus cinnabarinus Boisd.) (Acarina: Tetranychidae). Ind. Crops Prod., 31: 107-112.
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  34. Kurt, S., E.M. Soylu and S. Soylu, 2010. First report of black spot disease caused by Alternaria alternate in persimmon fruits in Turkey. Plant Dis., 94: 1069-1069.
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  35. Kurt, S., E.M. Soylu and S. Soylu, 2010. First report of Botrytis blight caused by Botrytis cinerea on sweet basil in Turkey. J. Plant Pathol., 92: 110-110.
  36. Dervis, S., S. Soylu and H. Yetisir, 2010. Identification and incidence of seed-borne fungal disease agents on bottle gourd (Lageneria siceraria) seeds. Res. Crops, 11: 745-748.
  37. Çağlayan, K., V. Medina, M. Gazel, Ç.U. Serçe and L. Serrano et al., 2009. Putative agents of fig mosaic disease in Turkey. Turk. J. Agric. For., 33: 469-476.
  38. Soylu, S., İ. Uremiş and M. Arslan, 2009. First report of charcoal rot caused by Macrophomina phaseolina on mediterranean sage (Salvia fruticosa) in Turkey. J. Plant Pathol., 91: 239-239.
  39. Soylu, S., G.A. Evrendilek and E.M. Soylu, 2009. Chemical compositions and antibacterial activities of bitter fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill. var. vulgare) and dill (Anethum graveolens L.) essential oils against the growth of food-borne and seed-borne plant pathogenic bacteria. Ital. J. Food Sci., 21: 347-355.
  40. Sereflisan, H., M. Sereflisan and S. Soylu, 2009. Description of Glochidia of three species of freshwater mussels (unionidae) from Southeastern Turkey. Malacol., 51: 165-172.
  41. Evrendilek G.A., F.M. Tok, E.M. Soylu and S. Soylu, 2009. Effect of pulsed electric fields on germination tube elongation and spore germination of Botrytis cinerea inoculated into sour cherry juice, apricot and peach nectars. J. Food Sci., 21: 171-182.
  42. Soylu, S., 2008. Mechanisms of Disease Resistance in Plants Against Phytopathogens. In: Biochemical Responses of Plants to Invaders, Legaz, M.E. and C. Vicente (Eds.)., Research Signpost, Kerala, India, pp: 33-48.
  43. Soylu, E.M., A.E. Özdemir, E. Ertürk, N. Şahinler and S. Soylu, 2008. Antifungal activity of propolis against postharvest disease agent Penicillium digitatum. Asian J. Chem., 20: 4823-4830.
  44. Kurt, S., S. Dervis, E.M. Soylu, F.M. Tok, H. Yetisir and S. Soylu, 2008. Pathogenic races and inoculum density of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. niveum in commercial watermelon fields in southern Turkey. Phytoparasitica, 36: 107-116.
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  45. Evrendilek, G.A, F.M. Tok, E.M. Soylu and S. Soylu, 2008. Inactivation of Penicillum expansum in sour cherry juice, peach and apricot nectars by pulsed electric fields. Food Microbiol., 25: 662-667.
  46. Dervis, S., S. Kurt, S. Soylu, L. Erten, E.M. Soylu, M. Yildiz and F.M. Tok, 2008. Vegetative compatibility groups of Verticillium dahlia from cotton in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey. Phytoparasitica, 36: 74-83.
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  47. Soylu, S., H. Yigitbas, E.M. Soylu and S. Kurt, 2007. Antifungal effects of essential oils from oregano and fennel on Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. J. Applied Microbiol., 103: 1021-1030.
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  48. Dervis, S., L. Erten, S. Soylu, F.M. Tok, S. Kurt, M. Yildiz and E.M. Soylu, 2007. Vegetative compatibility groups in Verticillium dahlia isolates from olive in western Turkey. Eur. J. Plant Pathol., 119: 437-447.
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  49. Caglayan, K., M. Gazel, C.U. Serce, S. Soylu and S. Yalcın, 2007. Is a phytoplasma responsible for fig mosaic disease? Bull. Insectology, 60: 149-150.
  50. Yetisir, H., E.M. Caliskan, S. Soylu and M. Sakar, 2006. Some physiological and growth responses of watermelon [Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. and Nakai] grafted onto Lagenaria siceraria to flooding. Environ. Exp. Bot., 58: 1-8.
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  51. Soylu, S., 2006. Accumulation of cell-wall bound phenolic compounds and phytoalexin in Arabidopsis thaliana leaves following inoculation with pathovars of Pseudomonas syringae. Plant Sci., 170: 942-952.
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  52. Soylu, E.M., S. Soylu and S. Kurt, 2006. Antimicrobial activities of the essential oils of various plants against tomato late blight disease agent Phytophthora infestans. Mycopathologia, 161: 119-128.
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  53. Soylu, S., S. Kurt, E.M. Soylu and F.M. Tok, 2005. First report of Alternaria leaf blight caused by Alternaria dauci on carrot in Turkey. Plant Pathol., 54: 252-252.
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  54. Soylu, S., I. Brown and J.W. Mansfield, 2005. Cellular reactions in arabidopsis following challenge by strains of Pseudomonas syringae: From basal resistance to compatibility. Physiol. Mol. Plant Pathol., 66: 232-243.
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  55. Soylu, S., E.M. Soylu, Ş. Kurt and Ö.K. Ekici, 2005. Antagonistic potentials of rhizosphere-associated bacterial isolates against soil-borne diseases of tomato and pepper caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Rhizoctonia solani. Pak. J. Bio. Sci., 8: 43-48.
  56. Soylu, E.M., H. Yigitbas, F.M. Tok, S. Soylu, S. Kurt, O. Baysal and A.D. Kaya, 2005. Chemical composition and antifungal activity of the essential oil of Artemisia annua L. against foliar and soil-borne fungal pathogens. J. Plant Dis. Prot., 112: 229-239.
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  57. Soylu, E.M., F.M. Tok, S. Soylu, A.D. Kaya and G.A. Evrendilek, 2005. Antifungal activities of the essential oils on post-harvest disease agent Penicillium digitatum. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 8: 25-29.
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  58. Kurt, S., E.M. Soylu, S. Soylu and F.M. Tok, 2005. First report of crater rot caused by Rhizoctonia carotae on carrots (Daucus carota) in Turkey. Plant Pathol., 54: 251-251.
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  59. Soylu, S., 2004. Ultrastructural characterisation of the host-pathogen interface in white blister-infected Arabidopsis Leaves. Mycopatholo., 158: 457-464.
  60. Soylu, E.M., S. Soylu and S. Kurt, 2004. First report of powdery mildew caused by Podosphaera phaseoli (syn. Sphaerotheca phaseoli) on cowpea (Vigna sinensis) in Turkey. Plant Pathol., 53: 528-528.
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  61. Soylu, E.M., S. Soylu and J.W. Mansfield, 2004. Ultrastructural characterisation of pathogen development and host responses during compatible and incompatible interactions between Arabidopsis thaliana and Peronospora parasitica. Physiol. Mol. Plant Pathol., 65: 67-78.
  62. Kurt, S., S. Soylu, E.M. Soylu and F.M. Tok, 2004. First report of powdery mildew caused by Leveillula taurica on leek (Allium porrum) in Turkey. Plant Pathol., 53: 527-527.
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  63. Keshavarzi, M., S. Soylu, I. Brown, U. Bonas, M. Nicole, J. Rossiter and J. Mansfield, 2004. Basal defenses induced in pepper by lipopolysaccharides are suppressed by Xanthomonas campestris pv. Vesicatoria. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact., 17: 805-815.
  64. Soylu, S., Ö. Baysal and E.M. Soylu, 2003. Induction of disease resistance by the plant activator, acibenzolar-S-methyl (ASM), against bacterial canker (Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis) in Tomato Seedlings. Plant Sci., 165: 1069-1075.
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  65. Soylu, S., S. Kurt and E.M. Soylu, 2003. First report of phloeospora leaf spot on mulberry caused by Phloeospora maculans(= Cylindrosporium maculans) in the East Mediterranean region of Turkey. Plant Pathol., 52: 415-415.
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  66. Soylu, S., M. Keshavarzi, I. Brown and J.W. Mansfield, 2003. Ultrastructural characterisation of interactions between Arabidopsis thaliana and Albugo candida. Physiol. Mol. Plant Pathol., 63: 201-211.
  67. Soylu, S., E.M. Soylu and S. Kurt, 2003. First report of cercospora leaf spot on Swiss chard caused by Cercospora beticola in Turkey. Plant Pathol., 52: 804-804.
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  68. Soylu, S. and E.M. Soylu, 2003. Preliminary characterization of race-specific elicitors from Peronospora parasitica and its ability to elicit phenolic accumulation in Arabidopsis. Phytoparasitica, 31: 381-392.
  69. Soylu, E.M., S. Soylu, and Ö. Baysal, 2003. Induction of disease resistance and antioxidant enzymes by acibenzolar-s-methyl against bacterial canker (Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis) in Tomato. J. Plant Pathol., 85: 175-181.
  70. Soylu, E.M. and S. Soylu, 2003. Light and electron microscopy of the compatible interaction between Arabidopsis and the downy mildew pathogen Peronospora parasitica. J. Phytopathol., 151: 300-306.
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  71. Soylu, E.M. and S. Soylu, 2003. First report of powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe heraclei on dill (Anethum graveolens) in Turkey. Plant Pathol., 52: 423-423.
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  72. Baysal, Ö., E.M. Soylu and S. Soylu, 2003. Induction of defence related enzymes and resistance by the plant activator acibenzolar-s-methyl in tomato seedlings against bacterial canker caused by Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis. Plant Pathol., 52: 747-753.
  73. Soylu, S., M.H. Bennett and J.W. Mansfield, 2002. Induction of phytoalexin accumulation in broad Bean (Vicia faba L.,) cotyledons following treatments with biotic and abiotic elicitors. Turk. J. Agric. For., 26: 343-348.
  74. Kurt, S. and S. Soylu, 2001. First report of powdery mildew on mulberry caused by Phyllactinia guttata in the Eastern Mediterranean region of Turkey. Plant Pathol., 50: 597-597.
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