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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Martha M Vaughan
Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens & Mycology Research Unit
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (309) 681-6295
Fax: (309) 681-6672
Room 1127A
USDA, ARS, NCAUR, BFPM
1815 N. UNIVERSITY
PEORIA, IL, 61604


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effects of elevated CO2 on maize defense against mycotoxigenic Fusarium verticillioides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Mar-14)
Solar ultraviolet radiation exclusion increases soybean internode lengths and plant height - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, L., Allen Jr, L.H., Vaughan, M.M., Hauser, B.A., Boote, K.J. 2014. Solar ultraviolet radiation exclusion increases soybean internode lengths and plant height. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 184:170-178.
Seed treatment with live or dead Fusarium verticillioides equivalently reduces the severity of subsequent stalk rot - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martins, V.F., Vaughan, M.M., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A., Christensen, S.A., Sims, J.W., Benda, N.D., Swerbilow, J.C., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2013. Seed treatment with live or dead Fusarium verticillioides equivalently reduces the severity of subsequent stalk rot. Journal of Phytopathology. 1-4.
European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) induced defenses in maize enhance susceptibility in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dafoe, N.J., Thomas, J.D., Shirk, P.D., Legaspi, M.E., Vaughan, M.M., Huffaker, A., Teal, P.E., Schmelz, E.A. 2013. European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) induced defenses in maize enhance susceptibility in maize. PLoS One. 8(9):1-18.
Plant elicitor peptides are conserved signals regulating direct and indirect anti-herbivore defense - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-13)
Plant elicitor peptides are conserved signals regulating direct and indirect anti-herbivore defense - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huffaker, A., Pearce, G., Veyrat, N., Erb, M., Turlings, T.C., Sartor, R., Shen, Z., Briggs, S.P., Vaughan, M.M., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E., Schmelz, E.A. 2013. Plant elicitor peptides are conserved signals regulating direct and indirect anti-herbivore defense. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110(14):5707-5712.
Formation of the unusual semivolatile Diterpene Rhizathalene by the Arabidopsis Class I Terpene Synthase TPS08 in the root stele is involved in defense against belowground herbivory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughan, M.M., Webster, F.X., Kiemle, D., Hong, Y.J., Tantillo, D.J., Wang, Q., Coates, R.M., Wray, A.T., Askew, W., O'Donnell, C., Tokuhisa, J.G., Tholl, D. 2012. Formation of the unusual semivolatile Diterpene Rhizathalene by the Arabidopsis Class I Terpene Synthase TPS08 in the root stele is involved in defense against belowground herbivory . The Plant Cell. 1-18.
Plant responses to hidden herbivores: European corn borer (ECB; Ostrinia nubilalis) attack on maize induces both defense and susceptibility - (Abstract Only) - (04-Jun-12)
Homologous RXLR effectors from Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis and Phytophthora sojae suppress immunity in distantly related plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, R.G., Casady, M.S., Fee, R.A., Vaughan, M.M., Deb, D., Fedkenheuer, K., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A., Tyler, B.M., Mcdowell, J.M. 2012. Homologous RXLR effectors from Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis and Phytophthora sojae suppress immunity in distantly related plants. Plant Journal. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2012.05079.x.
Maize terpene volatiles serve as precursors to an array of defensive phytoalexins following insect and pathogen attack - (Abstract Only) - (14-Feb-12)
Effects of global climate change on maize volatile production - (Abstract Only) - (03-Feb-12)
Maize terpene volatiles serve as precursors to an array of defensive phytoalexins following insect and pathogen attack - (Abstract Only) - (03-Feb-12)
Endogenous signals regulating herbivore-associated volatile emissions - (Abstract Only) - (03-Feb-12)
Effects of global climate change on the allocation of defense metabolites - (Abstract Only) - (13-Nov-11)
Maize defense response against the european corn borer (Ostrinia nubilaslis): a losing battle? - (Abstract Only) - (07-Aug-11)
Kauralexins: newly discovered ent-kaurane-related diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize - (Abstract Only) - (07-Aug-11)
Rapidly induced chemical defenses in maize stems and their effects on short-term growth of Ostrinia nubilalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dafoe, N.J., Huffaker, A., Vaughan, M.M., Duehl, A.J., Teal, P.E., Schmelz, E.A. 2011. Rapidly induced chemical defenses in maize stems and their effects on short-term growth of Ostrinia nubilalis. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37:984-991.
Novel acidic sesquiterpenoids constitute a dominant class of pathogen-induced phytoalexins in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huffaker, A., Kaplan, F., Vaughan, M.M., Dafoe, N.J., Ni, X., Rocca, J.R., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E., Schmelz, E.A. 2011. Novel acidic sesquiterpenoids constitute a dominant class of pathogen-induced phytoalexins in maize. Plant Physiology. 156:2082-2097.
Drought stress suppresses phytoalexin production against Fusarium verticilliodes - (Abstract Only) - (07-Jun-11)
Maize Kauralexins: inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins protect against fungal pathogens - (Abstract Only) - (23-Feb-11)
Identity, regulation, and activity of inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Kaplan, F., Huffaker, A., Dafoe, N.J., Vaughan, M.M., Ni, X., Rocca, J.R., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2011. Identity, regulation, and activity of inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(13):5455-5460.
An aeroponic culture system for the study of root herbivory on Arabidopsis thaliana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughan, M.M., Tholl, D., Tokuhisa, J.G. 2011. An aeroponic culture system for the study of root herbivory on Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Methods. 7(5):1-10.
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