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Elisavet Chatzivassiliou

Assistant Professor
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Title Credits Undergrad/Postgrad Compulsory/Elective
Postgraduate Elective
Basic Plant Virology 5 Undergraduate Elective

3/2005 - 9/2005. Coordinator. Non-competitive research project. Department of Agricultural Development, Democritus University of Thrace.

Project title: “Coordination of the control measures against Tomato spotted wilt virus, in tobacco crops in the area of Paeonia, Kilkis Prefecture”

Financing: Tobacco Cooparative of Toumba, Kilkis (Research Committee of DUTH) (Project 1324).

Budget: €6,085


10/2009 - 01/2013. Task Leader for the Agricultural University of Athens. Competitive  European research project

Project title: “Diversification for tobacco growing farms by the alternative crop Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni / DIVAS 232250”

Finnancing: EC/FP7 – SP4 capacities: Research for SMEs

Coordinator:  University of Hohenheim (Germany)

Budge for AUA: 82.400 Ε

Duration: 10/2009 -  1/2013

Objective: Detection, identification and management of pathogens and pests of Stevia rebaudiana.


01/01/2012 - Member of the Research Group of the Plant Pathology Laboratory of Agricultural University of Athens, that participates in the Operational Programme of the NSRF (National Strategic Reference Framework) “Education and lifelong learning- investing in knowledge society”.

Project Title: “THALIS – Democritus University of Thrace – Selection for enhanced yield and tolerance to viral and vascular diseases within lentil landraces”

Financing: European Regional Developmental Fund

Budget of Plant Pathology Laboratory (AUA): €105,000

Project coordinator: Prof. Ι. Tokatlidis, Department of Agricultural Development, Democritus University of Thrace

Duration: 01/01/2012 – 30/09/2015


02/2013 -  External Scientific Consultant and Advisor of the University of Hohenheim (Germany). Competitive  European research project.

Project title:Stevia reabaudiana as a diversification alternative for European tobacco farmers to strengthen the European competitiveness”.

Finnancing: EC/FP7 – SP4 capacities: Research for SMEs

Duration: 02/2013 to 1/2016

Coordinator: University of Hohenheim (Germany)

Objective: Integrated agricultural production of Stevia rebaudiana.

Chatzivassiliou, Ε.Κ. and Ν.I Katis. 1997. Tomato spotted wilt virus: an emerging plant virus. Greek Virology 2: 93-98.

Chatzivassiliou, E.K., N.I. Katis, M. Thomguia and D. Peters. 1999. A Closterovirus (Family: Closteroviridae) isolated from tobacco crops in northern Greece (Macedonia). Plant Disease 83: 198. http://www.apsnet.org/publications/plantdisease/1999/February/Pages/83_2_198.1.aspx

Chatzivassiliou, E.K., T. Nagata, D. Peters and N.I. Katis. 1999. Transmission of Τomato spotted wilt tospovirus by Thrips tabaci populations originating from leek. Plant Pathology 48: 700-706. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1365-3059.1999.00414.x/pdf

Manoussopoulos, I.N., E.K Chatzivassiliou, I.N. Smyrnioudis and N.I. Katis. 1999. Two diseases of Dimorphotheca caused by Lettuce mosaic potyvirus and Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus. Phytoparasitica 27: 227-232.  http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/BF02981462.pdf

Β.5 Chatzivassiliou, E.K., R. Weekes, J. Morris, K.R. Wood, I. Barker and N.I. Katis. 2000. Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus (TSWV) in Greece: its incidence following the expansion of Frankliniella occidentalis, and characterization of isolates collected from various hosts. Annals of Applied Biology 137: 127-134. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1744-7348.2000.tb00044.x/pdf

Chatzivassiliou, E.K., I. Livieratos, G. Jenser and N.I. Katis. 2000. Ornamental plants and thrips populations associated with Τomato spotted wilt virus in Greece. Phytoparasitica 28: 257-264. http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2FBF02981804.pdf

Chatzivassiliou, E.K., I. Mpoumpourakas, E. Drossos, I. Eleftherohorinos, G. Jenser, D. Peters and N.I. Katis. 2001. Weeds in greenhouses and tobacco fields are differentially infected by Tomato spotted wilt virus and infested by its vectors species. Plant Disease 85: 40-46.          http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2FBF02981804.pdf

Β.8 Chatzivassiliou E.K., D. Peters and N.I. Katis. 2002. The efficiency by which Thrips tabaci populations transmit Tomato spotted wilt virus depends on their host preference and reproductive strategy. Phytopathology 92: 603-609. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/doi/pdf/10.1094/PHYTO.2002.92.6.603

Chatzivassiliou, E.K. 2002. Thrips tabaci: an ambiguous vector of TSWV in perspective. Pages 69-75, in: Thrips and Tospoviruses: Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Thysanoptera. Marullo R. & Mound L. (eds). Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra, Australia. http://www.ento.csiro.au/thysanoptera/Symposium/Section3/9-Chatzivassiliou.pdf

Brunner, P.C., E.K. Chatzivassiliou, N.I. Katis and J. Fray. 2004. Host-associated genetic differentiation in Thrips tabaci (Insecta; Thysanoptera), as determined from mtDNA sequence data. Heredity 93: 364-370. http://www.nature.com/hdy/journal/v93/n4/pdf/6800512a.pdf

Chatzivassiliou, Ε.K., K. Efthimiou, E. Drossos, A. Papadopoulou, G. Poimenidis and N.I. Katis. 2004. Α survey of tobacco viruses in tobacco crops and native flora in Greece. European Journal of Plant Pathology 110: 1011-1023.  http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs10658-004-1598-1.pdf

Chatzivassiliou, Ε.K., D. Peters and P. Lolas. 2007. Occurrence of Tomato spotted wilt virus in Stevia rebaudiana and Solanum tuberosum in Northern Greece. Plant Disease 91: 1205. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/doi/abs/10.1094/PDIS-91-9-1205C

Chatzivassiliou, Ε.K., D. Peters and N.I. Katis. 2007. The role of weeds in the spread of Tomato spotted wilt virus by Thrips tabaci (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in tobacco crops. Journal of Phytopathology 11: 699-705. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1439-0434.2007.01302.x/pdf

Chatzivassiliou, Ε.K. 2008. Management of the spread of Tomato spotted wilt virus in tobacco crops with insecticides based on estimates of thrips infestation and virus incidence. Plant Disease 92(7): 1012-1020. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/doi/pdf/10.1094/PDIS-92-7-1012

Chatzivassiliou, Ε., E. Moschos, S. Gazi, P. Koutretsis and M. Tsoukaki. 2008. Infection of potato crops and seeds with Potato virus Y and Potato leaf roll virus in Greece. Journal of Plant Pathology 90(2): 251-259. http://sipav.org/main/jpp/index.php/jpp/article/view/660/447

Chatzivassiliou Ε., V. Giavachtsia, K. Hoedjes and D. Peters. 2009. Identification and incidence of Iris yellow spot virus, a new pathogen in onion and leek in Greece. Plant Disease 93 (7): 761. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/doi/abs/10.1094/PDIS-93-7-0761A

Lotos, L., K. Efthimiou, E.K. Chatzivassiliou, D. Dimou and N.I. Katis. 2009. First report of Tomato spotted wilt virus in globe artichoke in Greece. Journal of Plant Pathology 91 (4), Page: S4.97. http://www.sipav.org/main/jpp/volumes/0409/040905.pdf  

Katis, N.I., E.K. Chatzivassiliou, C.M. Clay, V.I. Maliogka, P. Pappi, K. Efthimiou, C.I. Dovas and A.D. Avgelis. 2011. Development of an IC-RT-PCR assay for the detection of Eggplant mottled dwarf virus and partial characterization of isolates from various hosts in Greece. Journal of Plant Pathology, 93: 353-362. http://sipav.org/main/jpp/index.php/jpp/article/view/1190

Kargiotidou, A., E. Chatzivassiliou, C. Tzantarmas, E. Sinapidou, A. Papageorgiou, G.N. Scarakis and I.S. Tokatlidis. 2013. Selection at ultra-low density identifies plants escaping virus infection and leads towards high-performing lentil (Lens culinaris L.) varieties. The Journal of Agricultural Science 2013, pages 1-10, doi:10.1017/S0021859613000403.

Chatzivassiliou, E.K. and G. Nolasco. 2013. Detection of a new variant of Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) in Greek citrus crops. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 53(1): 140-147.