Donald Phillips

Position Title
Professor Emeritus

Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

1230 Plant and Environmental Sciences

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Microbiology
  • Plant Biology

Specialties / Focus

  • Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Genomics


  • 1971 PhD Biology Harvard University


Volpin, H. and D.A. Phillips . 1998. Respiratory elicitors from Rhizobium meliloti affect intact alfalfa roots. Plant Physiol. 116 :777-783

Palumbo, J.D., C.I. Kado and D.A. Phillips. 1998. An isoflavonoid-inducible efflux pump in Agrobacterium tumefaciens is involved in competitive colonization of roots . Journal of Bacteriology. 180:3107-3113

Phillips, D.A., C.M. Joseph, G.P. Yang, E. Martínez-Romero, J.R. Sanborn and H. Volpin . 1999. Identification of lumichrome as a Sinobacterium enhancer of alfalfa root respiration and shoot growth . Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA . :In Press