Nina J Aboughanem

Nina J Aboughanem

Assistant Research Professor

Plant Viruses

Mailing Address:
Box 9627
Mississippi State, MS 39762
  • Ph.D., University of Barri, Italy
  • M.Sc., Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari
  • B.S., Saint Joseph University


  • Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic, N., T. W. Allen, A. R. Henn, A. Lawrence, S. Sabanadzovic. 2019. Partial characterization of a divergent isolate of pokeweed mosaic virus from Mississippi. Journal of Plant Pathology 101:1127-1131. Download
  • Zhou, J., N. Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic, S. Sabanadzovic, I. E. Tzanetakis. 2018. First report of soybean vein necrosis virus infecting kudzu (Pueraria montana) in the United States and the world. Plant Disease 102(8):1674.  Download
  • Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic, N., V. Maliogka, S. Sabanadzovic. 2017. Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 4. Springer International Publishing. Pages 197-221 in B. Meng, G. Martelli, D. Golino, M. Fuchs (Ed.), Grapevine Viruses: Molecular Biology, Diagnostics and Management. Download
  • Navarro, B., G. Loconsole, A. Giampetruzzi, N. Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic, A. Ragozzino, E. Ragozzino, F. Di Serio. 2017. Identification and characterization of privet leaf blotch-associated virus, a novel idaeovirus. Molecular Plant Pathology 18(7):925-936. Download
  • Sabanadzovic, S., G. P. Martelli, N. Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic. 2017. Grapevine fleck virus and similar viruses. Pages 331-349 in B. Meng, G. Martelli, D. Golino, M. Fuchs (eds), Grapevine Viruses: Molecular Biology, Diagnostics and Management. Springer. Download
  • Shahid, M., N. Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic, S. Sabanadzovic, I. E. Tzanetakis. 2017. Genomic characterization and population structure of a badnavirus infecting blackberry. Plant Disease 101(1):110-115.
  • Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic, N., I. E. Tzanetakis, A. Lawrence, R. C. Stephenson, S. Sabanadzovic. 2016. A new ilarvirus is associated with privet necrotic ringspot disease in southern USA. Phytopathology 106(1):87-93. Download
  • Sabanadzovic, S., N. Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic. 2016. First report of grapevine virus B Infecting Muscadine (Vitis rotundifolia) in the United States. Plant Disease 4(100):865. Download
  • Sabanadzovic, S., W. Wintermantel, R. A. Valverde, J. McCreight, N. Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic. 2016. Cucumis melo endornavirus: Genome organization, host range and co-divergence with the host. Virus Research 214:49-58. Download
  • Shahid, M., N. Aboughanem-Sabanadzovic, S. Sabanadzovic, I. E. Tzanetakis, 2016. An integrating badnavirus infecting blackberry. Acta Horticulturae 1133:507-510. Download
  • Standish, J. R., M. Tomaso-Peterson, T. W. Allen, S. Sabanadzovic, N. Aboughanem. 2015. Occurrence of QoI fungicide resistance in Cercospora sojina from Mississippi soybean. Plant Disease 99:1347-1352. Download
  • Martelli, G.P., N. Abou Ghanem-Sabanadz, A.A. Agranovsky, M.A. Rwahnih, V.V. Dalja, C.I. Dovas, M. Fuchs, P. Gugerli, J.S. Hu, W. Jelkmann, N.I. Katis, V.I. Maliogka, M.J. Melzer, W. Menzel, M.E. Rott, A. Rowhani, S. Sabanadzovic, P. Saldarelli. 2012. Taxonomic revision of the family Closteroviridae with special reference to the grapevine leafroll-associated members of the genus Ampelovirus and the putative species unassigned to the family. Journal of Plant Pathology 94:7-19. Download