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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Beiquan Mou
Crop Improvement and Protection Research
Research Geneticist (Plants)

Phone: (831) 755-2893
Fax: (831) 755-2814
1636 E. ALISAL ST.
SALINAS, CA, 93905

Projects
Creating New Weed Management Tools for Lettuce and Spinach Production in California
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 419955
Salt-tolerant Lettuce and Spinach Varieties
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 426148
Genetic Enhancement of Lettuce, Spinach, Melon, and Related Species
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424945
Salt-tolerant Lettuce and Spinach Varieties
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 425997
Recurrent Migrations of Verticillium Dahliae: A Stealthy and Pervasive Threat to California and U.S. Specialty Crops
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 421758
Creating New Weed Management Tools for Lettuce and Spinach Production in California
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 423883
Characterizing and Breeding Drought Tolerance in Lettuce
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 427826
Lettuce Breeding and Genetics
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 426665
Spinach Breeding and Genetics
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 427064

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Red leaf lettuce breeding line with resistance to corky root, 06-810 - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Nov-14)
Semi-high throughput screening for drought-tolerance in Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Sep-14)
Characterization and performance of 16 new inbred lines of lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simko, I., Hayes, R.J., Bull, C.T., Mou, B., Luo, Y., Trent, M.A., Atallah, A.J., Ryder, E.J., Sideman, R.G. 2014. Characterization and performance of 16 new inbred lines of lettuce. HortScience. 49:679-687.
Baby leaf lettuce germplasm enhancement: developing diverse populations with resistance to bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hayes, R.J., Trent, M.A., Mou, B., Simko, I., Gebben, S.J., Bull, C.T. 2014. Baby leaf lettuce germplasm enhancement: developing diverse populations with resistance to bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians. HortScience. 49:18–24.
Genome-wide association of 10 horticultural traits with expressed sequence tag-derived SNP markers in a collection of lettuce lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kwon, S.J., Simko, I., Hellier, B.C., Mou, B., Hu, J. 2013. Genome-wide association of 10 horticultural traits with expressed sequence tag-derived SNP markers in a collection of lettuce lines. The Crop Journal. 1(1):25-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.cj.2013.07.014.
Yield gains in leafy vegetables - (Book / Chapter)
Simko, I., Hayes, R.J., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D. 2014. Yield gains in leafy vegetables. In: Smith, S., Diers, B., Specht, J., Carver, B., editors. Yield gains in major U.S. field crops. CSSA Special Publications 33. Madison, WI: American Society of Agronomy, Inc., Crop Science Society of America, Inc., and Soil Science Society of America, Inc. p. 53-86.
Evaluation of Lettuce Genotypes for Seed Thermotolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafta, A.M., Mou, B. 2013. Evaluation of lettuce genotypes for seed thermotolerance. HortScience. 48:708-714.
Detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed - (Abstract Only)
Duressa, D., Rauscher, G.M., Koike, S.T., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2013. Detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. Acta Phytopathologica Sinica. 43 (supplement):245.
Vegetable cultivar descriptions for North America, List 27 - (Monograph)
Wehner, T.C., Mou, B. 2013. Vegetable cultivar descriptions for North America, List 27. HortScience. 48:245-286.
Colonization of spinach by Verticillium dahliae and effects of pathogen localization on the efficacy of seed treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maruthachalam, K., Klosterman, S.J., Anchieta, A.G., Mou, B., Subbarao, K.V. 2013. Colonization of spinach by Verticillium dahliae and effects of pathogen localization on the efficacy of seed treatments. Phytopathology. 103:268-280.
Nutritional Quality of Lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2012. Nutritional quality of lettuce. Current Nutrition and Food Science. 8:177-187.
Asia’s Indigenous Horticultural Crops: An Introduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Wang, G. 2012. Asia’s indigenous horticultural crops: an introduction. HortScience. 47:819-820.
A real-time PCR assay for detection and quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duressa, D.O., Rauscher, G.M., Koike, S.T., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2012. A real-time PCR assay for detection and quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. Phytopathology. 102:443-451.
Effects of beet necrotic yellow vein virus in spinach cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Richardson, K.L., Benzen, S.D., Liu, H. 2012. Effects of beet necrotic yellow vein virus in spinach cultivars. Plant Disease. 96:618-622.
Mutations in Lettuce Improvement. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2012. Mutations in Lettuce Improvement. International Journal of Plant Genomics. doi:10.1155/2011/723518.
Green leaf lettuce breeding lines with resistance to corky root, 06-831 and 06-833. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2011. Green leaf lettuce breeding lines with resistance to corky root, 06-831 and 06-833. HortScience. 46:1324-1325.
Development of a qPCR assay for quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. - (Abstract Only)
Duressa, D.O., Rauscher, G.M., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Koike, S.T., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2011. Development of a qPCR assay for quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed.Phytopathology. 101:S46.
Transgenic horticultural crops: challenges and opportunities - (Book / Chapter)
Mou, B., Scorza, R. 2011. Transgenetic horticultural crops: challenges and opportunities. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. 364 p.
Improvement of horticultural crops for abiotic stress tolerance. An Introduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2011. Improvement of horticultural crops for abiotic stress tolerance. An Introduction. HortScience. 46(8):1068-1069.
A qPCR assay for detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. - (Abstract Only)
Rauscher, G.M., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Koike, S.T., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2010. A qPCR assay for detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed.. Phytopathology. 100:S107.
Mu06-857, a Green Leaf Lettuce Breeding Line with Resistance to Leafminer and Lettuce Mosaic Virus. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J. 2010. MU06-857, a Green Leaf Lettuce Breeding Line with Resistance to Leafminer and Lettuce Mosaic Virus. HortScience. 45: 666-667.
First report of Beet necrotic yellow vein virus infecting spinach in California. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Mou, B., Richardson, K.L., Koike, S.T. 2010. First report of Beet necrotic yellow vein virus infecting spinach in California. Plant Disease. 94:640.
Nutrient Content of Lettuce and its Improvement - (Review Article)
Mou, B. 2009. Nutrient Content of Lettuce and its Improvement. Current Nutrition and Food Science 5:242-248.
Spinach: A new natural host of Impatiens necrotic spot virus in California. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Sears, J.L., Mou, B. 2009. Spinach: A new natural host of Impatiens necrotic spot virus in California.. Plant Disease 93:673, 2009
Screening for Resistance to Leaf Spot Diseases of Spinach. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Koike, S.T., Du Toit, L.J. Screening for Resistance to Leaf Spot Diseases of Spinach.. HortScience 43(6):1706-1710.2008.
Screening for Resistance to Leafminer in Spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. Screening for resistance to leafminer in spinach. HortScience Vol. 43(6) October 2008.
Evaluation of Oxalate Concentration in the U.S. Spinach Germplasm Collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. Evaluation of Oxalate Concentration in the U.S. Spinach Germplasm Collection. HortScience 43(6):1690-1693.2008.
Leafminer-Resistant Spinach Germplasm 03-04-63 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2007. Leafminer-resistant spinach germplasm 03-04-63. HortScience. Vol. 42(7):1717-1718.
Crisphead Breeding Lines with Resistances to Corky Root and Lettuce Mosaic - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Ryder, E.J. 2007. Crisphead breeding lines with resistances to corky root and lettuce mosaic. HortScience. 42:701-703.
Release of Spinach Germplasm With Resistance to Leafminers - (Germplasm Release)
Mou, B. 2006. Release of Spinach Germplasm With Resistance to Leafminers. Germplasm Release. Release of line 03-04-63. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Agri. Research Service.
Leafminer-Resistant Spinach Germplasm 03-04-9. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2007. Leafminer-resistant spinach germplasm 03-04-9. HortScience. 42:699-700.
Genetic Diversity of 38 Spinach (Spinacia Oleracea L.) Germplasm Accessions and Ten Commercial Hybrids Assessed by Trap Markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, J., Mou, B., Vick, B.A. 2007. Genetic diversity of 38 spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) germplasm accessions and 10 commercial hybrids assessed by TRAP markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 54:1667-1674.
Screening for Resistance to Stemphylium Leaf Spot of Spinach - (Proceedings)
Mou, B., Koike, S., Du Toit, L. 2006. Screening for resistance to stemphylium leaf spot of spinach. Proceedings of the 2006 International Spinach Conference. July 13-14, La Conner, WA.
Lettuce - (Book / Chapter)
Mou, B. 2008. Lettuce. Handbook of Plant Breeding, Vol. I, Vegetables I, Asteraceae, Brassicaceae, Chenopodicaceae, and Cucurbitaceae, J. Prohens and F. Nuez, ed., Springer, New York, p. 75-116.
Assessing Genetic Diversity of Spinach (Spinacia Oleracea L.) Germplasm Using Trap Markers - (Abstract Only)
Hu, J., Mou, B., Vick, B.A. 2006. Assessing genetic diversity of spinach germplasm using TRAP markers [abstract]. American Society for Horticultural Science 2006 Annual Conference, July 27-30, 2006, New Orleans, LA. Available: http://ashs.org/annualmeeting/conference/display2.lasso?id=ASHS-1448-gkb-06
Notice of Release of Spinach Germplasm with Resistance to Leafminers - (Germplasm Release)
Mou, B. 2006. Notice of release of spinach germplasm with resistance to leafminers. Germplasm Release. Breeding line 03-04-9. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Agricultural Research Service.
Release of Crisphead Lettuce Germplasm with Resistances to Corky Root and Lettuce Mosaic - (Germplasm Release)
Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Ryder, E.J. 2006. Release of crisphead lettuce germplasm with resistances to corky root and lettuce mosaic. Germplasm Release. Release of seven breeding lines of crisphead lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Agri. Research Service.
Leafminer Resistance in Spinach - (Abstract Only)
Mou, B. 2005. Leafminer resistance in spinach. National Spinach Conference. November 16-17, 2005 Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
Genetic Variation of Beta-Carotene and Lutein Contents in Lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2005. Genetic Variation of Beta-carotene and Lutein Contents in Lettuce. Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science. 130(6):870-876.
Screening and Breeding for Leafminer Resistance in Spinach - (Abstract Only)
Mou, B. 2005. Screening and Breeding for Leafminer Resistance in Spinach. HortScience 40(4):1114-1115.
Screening for New Sources of Resistance to Corky Root in Lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Bull, C.T. 2004. Screening for new sources of resistance to corky root in lettuce. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 129(5):712-716.
Resistance to Leafminers in Lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Mou, B., Liu, Y. Resistance to leafminers in lettuce. HortScience. 2004. v. 39 (4). p. 766.
Effect of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium Fertilization on Nutritional Composition of Lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoque, M., Ajwa, H., Mou, B. Effect of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilization on nutritional composition of lettuce. Hortscience. 2004. v. 39(4). p. 872.
Genetic Variation of Carotenoid Content in Lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Mou, B. 2004. Genetic variation of carotenoid content in lettuce. Lettuce Workshop and Leafy Vegetable 17th International Conference. August 28-31. 2004. Montral, Quebec, Canada. No page numbers.
Host Plant Resistance to Leafminers in Lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Liu, Y. Host plant resistance to leafminers in lettuce. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 2004. v. 129(3):383-388.
Screening and Breeding for Resistance to Leafminer in Spinach - (Proceedings)
Mou, B. Screening and breeding for resistance to leafminer in spinach. Abstracts of the National Spinach Conference, Fayetteville, AR. 2003. p. 32.
Relationship Between the Nutrional Value and the Head Structure of Lettuce - (Proceedings)
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J. 2004. Relationship between the nutrional value and the head structure of lettuce. Horticultural International Congress Proceedings. Acta Horticulturae 637:361-367.
Relationship Between the Nutritional Value and the Head Structure of Lettuce - (Proceedings)
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J. Relationship between the nutritional value & the head structure of lettuce. Acta Horticulturae. 2004. v. 637. p. 361-367.
Breeding for Resistance to Leafminer in Lettuce - (Proceedings)
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J., Tanaka, J., Liu, Y.B., Chaney, W.E. 2004. Breeding for Resistance to Leafminer in Lettuce. Acta Horticulturae. 2004. v. 637. p. 57-62.
Screening and Breeding for Resistance to Leafminer (Kiriomyza Langei) in Lettuce and Spinach. - (Proceedings)
In: Th. J.L. van Hintum, A. Lebeda, D.A. Pink & J.W. Schut (eds). Proceedings of the Eucarpia mtg. on leafy vegetables, genetics & breeding. Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands, March 19-21, 2003. Centre for Genetic Resources, The Netherlands (CGN), Wageningen, The Netherlands, p. 43-47.
Leafminer Resistance in Lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Liu, Y., Leafminer resistance in lettuce. Hortscience. 2003. v. 38(4). p. 570-572.
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