• Dubrulle G*, Pensec F, Picot P, Rigalma K, Pawtowski A, Nicolleau S, Harzic N, Nodet P, Baroncelli R and Le Floch G. Phylogenetic Diversity and Effect of Temperature on Pathogenicity of Colletotrichum lupini. Plant Disease doi: 10.1094/PDIS-02-19-0273-RE
  • Werbel WA*, Baroncelli R, Shoham S, Zhang SX. Angioinvasive cutaneous infection due to Colletotrichum siamense in a stem cell transplant recipient: report and review of prior cases. Transplant Infectious Disease doi: 10.1111/tid.13153
  • Pecchia S*, Caggiano B, Da Lio D, Cafà G, Le Floch G, Baroncelli R*. Molecular Detection of the Seed-Borne Pathogen Colletotrichum lupini Targeting the Hyper-Variable IGS Region of the Ribosomal Cluster. Plants 8(7): E222.
  • Cuevas-Fernández FB, Robledo-Briones M, Baroncelli R, Trkulja V, Thon MR, Buhinicek I, and Sukno SA*. First report of Colletotrichum graminicola causing maize anthracnose in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Plant Disease doi: 10.1094/PDIS-06-19-1224-PDN
  • Cobo-Díaz JF*,+, Baroncelli R+, Le Floch G, Picot A. A novel metabarcoding approach to investigate the composition of Fusarium species in soil and plant samples. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 95(7): fiz084
  • Kubicek CP, Steindorff A, Chenthamara K, Manganiello G, Henrissat B, Zhang J, Kopchinskiy AG, Kubicek EM, Kuo A, Baroncelli R, Sarrocco S, Noronha EF, Vannacci G, Shen Q, Grigoriev IV, Druzhinina IS*. Evolution and comparative genomics of the most common Trichoderma. 2019. BMC Genomics 20 (1), 485
  • Cobo-Díaz JF, Baroncelli R, Le Floch G, Picot A*. Combined metabarcoding and co-occurrence network analysis to profile the bacterial, fungal and Fusarium communities and their interactions in maize stalksBacterial, fungal and Fusarium communities in maize stalks: combined metabarcoding and co-occurrence network analysis as an initial strategy for screening potential antagonists. Frontiers in Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00261
  • Sarrocco S*, Valenti F, Manfredini S, Esteban P, Bernardi R, Puntoni G, Baroncelli R, Haidukowski M, Moretti A, Vannacci G. Is exploitation competition involved in a multitrophic strategy for the biocontrol of Fusarium Head Blight? 2019. Phytopathology doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-04-18-0123-R
  • Nodet P*, Chalopin M, Crété X, Baroncelli R, Le Floch G. First Report of Colletotrichum fructicola Causing Apple Bitter Rot in Europe. 2019. Plant Disease doi: 10.1094/PDIS-11-18-1915-PDN
  • Vicente Munoz I, Sarrocco S*, Malfatti L, Baroncelli R, Vannacci G. CRISPR-Cas for fungal genome editing: a new tool for the management of plant diseases. 2019. Frontiers in Plant Science doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00135


  • Da Lio D, Cobo-Díaz JF, Masson C, Chalopin M, Kebe D, Giraud M, Verhaeghe A, Nodet P, Sarrocco S, Le Floch G, Baroncelli R*. Combined Metabarcoding and Multi-locus approach for Genetic characterization of Colletotrichum species associated with common walnut (Juglans regia) anthracnose in France. Scientific Reports 8(1): 10765.
  • Ruocco M*, Baroncelli R, Cacciola SO, Pane C, Monti MM, Firrao G, Vergara M, Magnano di San Lio G, Vannacci G, Scala F. Polyketide synthases of Diaporthe helianthi and involvement of DhPKS1 in virulence on sunflower. BMC Genomics 19(1): 27.
  • R Baroncelli*, S Sukno, S Sarrocco, G Cafà, G Le Floch, MR Thon*. Whole-genome sequence of the orchid anthracnose pathogen Colletotrichum orchidophilum. 2018. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions early view
  • BF Almiman, TA Shittu, S Muthumeenakshi, R Baroncelli, S Sreenivasaprasad*. Genome Sequence of the Mycotoxigenic Crop Pathogen Fusarium proliferatum Strain ITEM 2341 from Date Palm. Microbiol Resour Announc 7:e00964-18.
  • Bedini S, Sarrocco S, Baroncelli R, Vannacci G, Conti B. Pathogenic potential of Beauveria pseudobassiana as bioinsecticide in protein baits for the control of the medfly Ceratitis capitata. 2018. Bulletin of Insectology 71(1): 31-38.


  • Baroncelli R, Talhinhas P*, Pensec F, Sukno S, Le Floch G, Thon M. The Colletotrichum acutatum species complex as a model system to study evolution and host specialization in plant pathogens. 2017. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 2011.
  • Zapparata A*, Da Lio D, Somma S, Vicente Muñoz I, Malfatti L, Vannacci G, Moretti A, Baroncelli R, Sarrocco S. Genome sequence of Fusarium graminearum ITEM 124 (ATCC 1 56091), a mycotoxigenic plant pathogen. 2017. Genome announcements 5(45): e01209-17.
  • Da Lio D, Baroncelli R, Weill A, Le Floch G, Nodet P*. First report of pear bitter rot caused by Colletotrichum fioriniae in France. 2017. Plant Disease 101(7): 1319.
  • Sarrocco S*, Matarese F, Baroncelli R, Vannacci G, Seidl-Seiboth V, Kubicek CP, Vergara M. The constitutive endopolygalacturonase TVPG2 regulates the induction of plant resistance by Trichoderma virens. 2017. Phytopathology 107(5): 537-544.
  • Masi M, Cimmino A, Boari A, Tuzi A, Zonno MC, Baroncelli R, Vurro M, Evidente A*. Colletochlorins E and F, New Phytotoxic Tetrasubstituted Pyran-2-one and Dihydrobenzofuran, Isolated from Colletotrichum higginsianum with Potential Herbicidal Activity. 2017. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 65(6): 1124-1130.
  • Garnier L, Valence F, Pawtowski A, Auhustsinava-Galerne L, Nicolas Frotté, Baroncelli R, Deniel F, Coton E, Mounier J*. Diversity of spoilage fungi associated with various French dairy products. 2017. International Journal of Food Microbiology 241: 191-197.
  • Zapparata A*, Da Lio D, Sarrocco S, Vannacci G, Baroncelli R. First report of Colletotrichum godetiae causing grape (Vitis vinifera) berry rot in Italy. 2017. Plant Disease 101(6): 1051.


  • Baroncelli R*, Amby DB, Zapparata A, Sarrocco S, Vannacci G, Le Floch G, Harrison RJ, Holub E, Sukno SA, Sreenivasaprasad S, Thon MR*. Gene family expansions and contractions are associated with host range in plant pathogens of the genus Colletotrichum. 2016. BMC Genomics 17: 555.
  • Baroncelli R, Scala F, Vergara M, Thon MR, Ruocco M*. Draft whole-genome sequence of the Diaporthe helianthi 7/96 strain, causal agent of sunflower stem canker. 2016. Genomics Data 10: 151-152.
  • Talhinas P, Baroncelli R*, Le Floch G. Anthracnose of lupins caused by Colletotrichum lupini: a recent disease and a successful worldwide pathogen. 2016. Journal of Plant Pathology 98(1): 5-14.
  • Nodet P, Baroncelli R, Faugère D, Le Floch G*. First report of apple bitter rot caused by Colletotrichum fioriniae in Brittany, France. 2016. Plant Disease 100(7): 1497.
  • Bragança CAD, Damm U, Baroncelli R, Massola Júnior NS, Crous PW*. Species of the Colletotrichum acutatum complex associated with anthracnose diseases of fruit in Brazil. 2016. Fungal Biology 120(4): 547–561.
  • Baroncelli R, Zapparata A, Piaggeschi G, Sarrocco S* and Vannacci G. Draft Whole-Genome Sequence of Trichoderma gamsii T6085, a Promising Biocontrol Agent of Fusarium Head Blight on Wheat. Genome Announcement 4(1): e01747-15.
  • Cimmino A, Mathieu V, Masi M, Baroncelli R, Boari A, Pescitelli G, Ferderin M, Lisy R, Evidente M, Tuzi A, Zonno MC, Kornienko A, Kiss R and Evidente A*. Higginsianins A and B, Two Diterpenoid α-Pyrones Produced by Colletotrichum higginsianum, with in Vitro Cytostatic Activity. Journal of Natural Products 79(1): 116-25.
  • Baroncelli R, Matarese F, Moncini L, Vannacci G and Vergara M*. Two endopolygalacturonase genes in Trichoderma virens: in silico characterisation and expression during interaction with plants. Journal of Phytopathology 164(1): 18-28.


  • S Sarrocco*, S Diquattro R Baroncelli, A Cimmino, A Evidente, G Vannacci and F Doveri. A polyphasic contribution to the knowledge of Auxarthron (Onygenaceae). 2015. Mycological Progress 14(11): 1-20.
  • Baroncelli R, Piaggeschi G, Fiorini L, Bertolini E, Zapparata A, Pè ME, Sarrocco S* and Vannacci G. Draft whole-genome sequence of the biocontrol agent Trichoderma harzianum. 2015. Genome Announcements 3(3): 00647-15.
  • Baroncelli R*, Zapparata A, Sarrocco S, Sukno SA, Lane CR, Thon MR, Vannacci G, Holub E and Sreenivasaprasad S. Molecular diversity of anthracnose pathogen populations associated with UK strawberry production suggests multiple introductions of three different Colletotrichum. 2015. PLOS ONE 10(6): e0129140.
  • Baroncelli R*, Sarrocco S, Zapparata A, Tavarini S, Angelini LG and Vannacci G. Characterisation and epidemiology of Colletotrichum acutatum sensu lato causing Carthamus tinctorius. 2015. Plant Pathology 64(2): 375-384.


  • Baroncelli R, Sanz-Martín JM, Rech GE, Sukno SA and Thon MR*. Draft Genome Sequence of Colletotrichum sublineola: a destructive pathogen of cultivated sorghum. 2014. Genome Announcements 2(3): e00540-14.
  • Baroncelli R*, Sreenivasaprasad S, Lane CR, Thon MR and Sukno SA. First report of Colletotrichum acutatum sensu lato causing anthracnose on Vitis vinifera in UK. 2014. New Disease Report 29: 26.
  • Baroncelli R*, Sreenivasaprasad S, Sukno SA, Thon MR and Holub E. Draft Genome Sequence of Colletotrichum acutatum sensu lato (Colletotrichum fioriniae). 2014. Genome Announcements 2(2): e00112-14.
  • Baroncelli R*, Sreenivasaprasad S, Thon MR and Sukno SA. First report of apple bitter rot caused by Colletotrichum godetiae in the UK. 2014. Plant Disease 98(7): 1000.

< 2013

  • Porri A, Baroncelli R, Guglielminetti L, Sarrocco S, Guazzelli L, Forti M,  Catelani G, Valentini G, Bazzichi A, Franceschi M and Vannacci G*Fusarium oxysporum degradation and detoxification of a new textile-glycoconjugate azo dye (GAD).  2011. Fungal Biology 115: 30-37.
  • Damm U*, Baroncelli R, Cai L, Kubo Y, O’Connell R, Weir B, Yoshino K and Cannon PF. Colletotrichum: species, ecology and interactions. 2010. IMA Fungus 1: 161-165.