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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Melinda K Yerka
Grain, Forage & Bioenergy Research
Research Geneticist (Plants)

Phone: (402) 472-1754
Fax: (402) 472-4020
251 Filley Hall/Food Ind. UNL, East Campus
UNL EAST CAMPUS
LINCOLN, NE, 68583-0937

Projects
Genetic Improvement of Sorghum for Non-Grain Energy Uses
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424223
PHENOTYPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF MALE-STERILE SHATTERCANE LINES
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 421157
The Impacts of Bioenergy Modification on Drought Stress in Sorghum
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427337

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of interallelic waxy, heterowaxy, and wild-type grain sorghum hybrids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yerka, M.K., Toy, J.J., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sattler, S.E., Pedersen, J.F. 2015. Evaluation of interallelic waxy, heterowaxy, and wild-type grain sorghum hybrids. Crop Science. doi:10.2135/cropsci2015.03.0151.
Registration of N641 and N642 waxy Grain Sorghum Genetic Stocks Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yerka, M.K., Toy, J.J., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sattler, S.E., Pedersen, J.F. 2015. Registration of N641 and N642 waxy Grain Sorghum Genetic Stocks. Journal of Plant Registrations. 9:258-261. DOI: 10.3198/jpr2014.10.0075crgs.
Registration of N619 to N640 grain sorghum lines with waxy or wild-type endosperm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yerka, M.K., Toy, J.J., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sattler, S.E., Pedersen, J.F. 2015. Registration of N619 to N640 grain sorghum lines with waxy or wild-type endosperm. Journal of Plant Registrations. 9:249-253. DOI: 10.3198/jpr2014.06.0043crgs.
Yield and forage value of a dual-purpose bmr-12 sorghum hybrid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yerka, M.K., Watson, A., Erickson, G., Pedersen, J.F., Mitchell, R. 2015. Yield and forage value of a dual-purpose bmr-12 sorghum hybrid. Crop Science. 55:681-687. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2014.06.0437.
Reduced translocation is associated with tolerance of common lambsquarters (Chenopodium album) to glyphosate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yerka, M.K., Wiersma, A.T., Lindenmayer, R.B., Westra, P., Johnson, W.G., De Leon, N. 2013. Reduced translocation is associated with tolerance of common lambsquarters (Chenopodium album) to glyphosate. Weed Science. 61(3):353-360.
Last Modified: 9/3/2015