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Kent Oliver Burkey
Plant Science Research
Plant Physiologist

Phone: (919) 515-1620
Fax: (919) 856-4598
3127 LIGON ST, BOX 7632
RALEIGH, NC, 27695-7631

Projects
Strategies to Predict and Manipulate Responses of Crops and Crop Disease to Anticipated Changes of Carbon Dioxide, Ozone and Temperature
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419517

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Perchlorate content of plant foliage reflects a wide range of species-dependent accumulation but not ozone-induced biosynthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grantz, D., Burkey, K.O., Jackson, A., Vu, H., Harvey, G. 2014. Perchlorate content of plant foliage reflects a wide range of species-dependent accumulation but not ozone-induced biosynthesis. Environmental Pollution. 184: 690-696.
Elevated carbon dioxide spurs reciprocal positive effects between a plant virus and an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rua, M., Umbanhowar, J., Hu, S., Burkey, K.O., Mitchell, C. 2013. Elevated carbon dioxide spurs reciprocal positive effects between a plant virus and an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus. New Phytologist. 199:541-549.
Demonstration of a diel trend in sensitivity of Gossypium to ozone: a step toward relating O3 injury to exposure or flux - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grantz, D., Vu, H., Heath, R., Burkey, K.O. 2013. Demonstration of a diel trend in sensitivity of Gossypium to ozone: a step toward relating O3 injury to exposure or flux. Journal of Experimental Botany. 64:1703-1713.
Alteration of the alkaloid profile in genetically modified tobacco reveals a role of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase in nicotine N-demethylation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hung, C., Fan, L., Kittur, F.S., Sun, K., Qui, J., Tang, S., Holliday, B.M., Xiao, B., Burkey, K.O., Bush, L.P., Conkling, M.A., Roje, S., Xie, J. 2013. Alteration of the alkaloid profile in genetically modified tobacco reveals a role of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase in nicotine N-demethylation. Plant Physiology. 161:1049-1060.
Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaptation - (Government Publication)
Walthall, C.L., Hatfield, J.L., Marshall, E., Lengnick, L., Backlund, P., Adkins, S.T., Ainsworth, E.A., Booker, F.L., Blumenthal, D.M., Bunce, J.A., Burkey, K.O., Dabney, S.M., Goodrich, D.C., Lewers, K.S., Nearing, M.A., Ort, D.R., Pettigrew, W.T., Polley, H.W., Rosskopf, E.N., Srygley, R.B., Ziska, L.H., Delgado, J.A., Funk, A.J., Glenn, D.M., Morgan, J.A., White, J.W., Timlin, D.J., Mcclung, A.M. 2013. Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaption. Washington, DC: USDA Technical Bulletin 1935. 186 p.
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi increase organic carbon decomposition under elevated carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, L., Booker, F.L., Tu, C., Burkey, K.O., Zhou, L., Shew, D., Rufty, T., Hu, S. 2012. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi increase organic carbon decomposition under elevated carbon dioxide. Science. 337:1084-1087.
Field assessment of a snap bean ozone bioindicator system under elevated ozone and carbon dioxide in a free air system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L., Ainsworth, E.A., Nelson, R.L. 2012. Field assessment of a snap bean ozone bioindicator system under elevated ozone and carbon dioxide in a free air system. Environmental Pollution. 166:167-171.
Re-evaluating the role of phenolic glycosides and ascorbic acid in ozone scavenging in the leaf apoplast of Arabidopsis thaliana L - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Jones, A. 2012. Re-evaluating the role of phenolic glycosides and ascorbic acid in ozone scavenging in the leaf apoplast of Arabidopsis thaliana L. Plant Cell and Environment. 35:1456-1466.
Influence of atmospheric vapour pressure deficit on ozone responses of snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fiscus, E.L., Booker, F.L., Sadok, W., Burkey, K.O. 2012. Influence of atmospheric vapour pressure deficit on ozone responses of snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) genotypes. Journal of Experimental Botany. 63:2557-2564.
Identification of differentially expressed genes in Fiskeby III under ozone stress conditions - (Abstract Only) - (14-Nov-11)
Xanthophyll cycle pigment and antioxidant profiles of winter-red (anthocyanic) and winter-green (acyanic) angiosperm evergreen species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, N.M., Burkey, K.O., Cavender-Bares, J., Smith, W.K. 2012. Xanthophyll cycle pigment and antioxidant profiles of winter-red (anthocyanic) and winter-green (acyanic) angiosperm evergreen species. Journal of Experimental Botany. 63:1895-1905.
Minimal influence of G-protein null mutations on ozone-induced changes in gene expression, foliar injury, gas-exchange and peroxidase activity in Arabidopsis thaliana L Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Morgan, P.B., Fiscus, E.L., Jones, A. 2012. Minimal influence of G-protein null mutations on ozone-induced changes in gene expression, foliar injury, gas-exchange and peroxidase activity in Arabidopsis thaliana L. Plant Cell and Environment. 35:668-681.
Manipulations of soil microbiota for C sequestration and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in managed systems - (Abstract Only) - (30-Jun-11)
Soil microbial responses to elevated CO2 and O3 in a nitrogen-aggrading agroecosystem Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, L., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Tu, C., Shew, H.D., Rufty, T., Fiscus, E.L., Hu, S. 2011. Soil microbial responses to elevated CO2 and O3 in a nitrogen-aggrading agroecosystem. PLoS One. 6:e21377.
Determining molecular responses to environmental change in soybeans - (Abstract Only)
Schlueter, J., Safari, S., Beine, J., Whaley, A., Burkey, K.O., Carter Jr, T.E. 2011. Determining molecular responses to environmental change in soybeans. Society for Economic Botany Annual Meeting. Abstract number 553.
Soluble leaf apoplastic constituents of O3-sensitive and tolerant soybeans and snap beans - (Abstract Only)
Wiese, C., Burkey, K.O. 2010. Soluble leaf apoplastic constituents of O3-sensitive and tolerant soybeans and snap beans. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Abstract P07077.
Carbon and nitrogen co-dependence of soil microbial responses to elevated carbon dioxide and ozone in a wheat-soybean agroecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Cheng, L., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Tu, C., Shew, H.D., Rufty, T., Fiscus, E.L., Deforest, J.L., Hu, S. 2010. Carbon and nitrogen co-dependence of soil microbial responses to elevated carbon dioxide and ozone in a wheat-soybean agroecosystem. Ecological Society of America Abstracts.
Identification of a Mg-protoporphyrin IX monomethyl ester cyclase homologue, EaZIP, involved in leaf-variegation of Epipremnum aureum 'Golden Pothos' is achieved through a unique method of comparative study using tissue cultu - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hung, C., Sun, Y., Chen, J., Darlington, D., Williams, A., Burkey, K.O., Xie, J. 2010. Identification of a Mg-protoporphyrin IX monomethyl ester cyclase homologue, EaZIP, involved in leaf-variegation of Epipremnum aureum 'Golden Pothos' is achieved through a unique method of comparative study using tissue cultu. Journal of Experimental Botany. 61:1483-1493.
Elevated carbon dioxide and ozone effects on above- and belowground growth and decomposition in a no-till soybean-wheat system - (Abstract Only)
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Fiscus, E.L., Cheng, L., Hu, S. 2009. Elevated carbon dioxide and ozone effects on above- and belowground growth and decomposition in a no-till soybean-wheat system. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting Nov 2009.
Influences of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone concentrations on soil respiration, soil microbial biomass, nutrient availability and soil C dynamics in a soybean-wheat no-till system - (Abstract Only)
Booker, F.L., Cheng, L., Burkey, K.O., Fiscus, E.L., Hu, S. 2009. Influences of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone concentrations on soil respiration, soil microbial biomass, nutrient availability and soil C dynamics in a soybean-wheat no-till system. American Society of Agronomy Meetings.
Mycorrhizal mediation of soil organic carbon decomposition under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide - (Abstract Only)
Cheng, L., Tu, C., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Shew, H., Rufty, T., Hu, S. 2009. Mycorrhizal mediation of soil organic carbon decomposition under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting Nov 2009.
Competition between tall fescue and plantago under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide: Impact of endophytic fungi and mineral N inputs - (Abstract Only)
Tu, C., Chen, X., Wang, Y., Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L., Hu, S. 2009. Competition between tall fescue and plantago under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide: Impact of endophytic fungi and mineral N inputs. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Assessing the integrative impact of climate change factors on soil cation nutrients - (Abstract Only)
Hu, S., Cheng, L., Zhu, J., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O. 2009. Assessing the integrative impact of climate change factors on soil cation nutrients. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting Nov 2009.
Elevated atmospheric CO2 and O3 differentially alter nitrogen acquisition in peanut - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tu, C., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Hu, S. 2009. Elevated atmospheric CO2 and O3 differentially alter nitrogen acquisition in peanut. Crop Science. 49:1827-1836.
Foliar Resistance to Ozone Injury in the Genetic Base of U.S. and Canadian Soybean and Prediction of Resistance in Descendent Cultivars Using Coefficent of Parentage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burkey, K.O., Carter Jr, T.E. 2009. Foliar Resistance to Ozone Injury in the Genetic Base of U.S. and Canadian Soybean and Prediction of Resistance in Descendent Cultivars Using Coefficent of Parentage. Field Crops Research. 111:207-217.
The ozone component of global changes: Potential effects on agricultural and horticultural plant yield, product quality and interactions with invasive species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Booker, F.L., Muntifering, R., Mcgrath, M., Burkey, K.O., Decoteau, D., Fiscus, E.L., Manning, W., Krupa, S., Chappelka, A., Grantz, D. 2009. The ozone component of global changes: Potential effects on agricultural and horticultural plant yield, product quality and interactions with invasive species. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. 51:337-351.
Photosynthesis, Chlorophyll Fluorescence and Yield of Snap Bean (Phaseolus Vulgaris L.) Genotypes Differing in Sensitivity to Ozone Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flowers, M.D., Fiscus, E.L., Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L., Dubois, J.B. 2007. Photosynthesis, chlorophyll fluorescence and yield of snap bean (phaseolus vulgaris l.) genotypes differing in sensitivity ozones. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 61:190-198.
Influences of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone concentrations on growth, yield and soil C dynamics in a soybean-wheat no-till system. - (Abstract Only)
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Fiscus, E.L., Hu, S. 2007. Influences of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone concentrations on growth, yield and soil C dynamics in a soybean-wheat no-till system.. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Elevated carbon dioxide and ozone effects on peanut. II. Seed yield and quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L., Pursley, W.A., Heagle, A.S. 2007. Elevated carbon dioxide and ozone effects on peanut. II. Seed yield and quality. Crop Science. 47:1488-1497.
Leaf Extracellular Ascorbte in Relation to 03 Tolerance in Two Soybean Cultivars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, F., Burkey, K.O., Robinson, J., Booker, F.L. 2007. Leaf extracellular ascorbte in relation to 03 tolerance in two soybean cultivars. Environmental Pollution. 150:355-362
Elevated Carbon Dioxide and Ozone Effects in Peanut. I. Gas-Exchange, Biomass, and Leaf Chemistry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Pursley, W.A. 2007. Elevated carbon dioxide and ozone effects in peanut. I. Gas-exchange, biomass, and leaf chemistry. Crop Science. 47:1475-1487.
Plant nitrogen acquisition and interactions under elevated CO2- impact of endophytes and mycorrhizae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Tu, C., Burton, M., Watson, D., Burkey, K.O., Hu, S. 2007. Plant nitrogen acquisition and interactions under elevated CO2- impact of endophytes and mycorrhizae. Global Change Biology. 13:1238-1249.
Photosynthetic Losses and Peroxidase Induction in Field-grown Soybean in Elevated Ground-level Ozone - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, P.B., Booker, F.L., Bernacchi, C.J., Burkey, K.O., Jones, A.M., Long, S.P. 2006. Photosynthetic Losses and Peroxidase Induction in Field-grown Soybean in Elevated Ground-level Ozone. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts.
Seasonal Profiles of Leaf Ascorbic Acid Content and Redox State in Ozone-Sensitive Wildflowers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burkey, K.O., Neufeld, H.S., Souza, L., Chappelka, A.H., Davison, A.W. 2006. Seasonal profiles of leaf ascorbic acid content and redox state in ozone-sensitive wildflowers. Environmental Pollution. 143 (3): 427-434.
Visible Foliar Injury Caused by Ozone Alters the Relationship Between Spad Meter Readings and Chlorophyll Concentrations in Cutleaf Coneflower - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neufeld, H.S., Chappelka, A.H., Somers, G.L., Burkey, K.O., Davison, A.W., Finkelstein, P.L. 2006. Visible foliar injury caused by ozone alters the relationship between spad meter readings and chlorophyll concentrations in cutleaf coneflower. Photosynthesis Research. 87 (3):281-287.
Seasonal Development of Ozone-Induced Foliar Injury on Tall Milkweed (Asclepias Exltata) in Great Smoky Mountains National Park - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Souza, L., Neufeld, H., Chappelka, A.H., Burkey, K.O., Davison, A.W. 2006. Seasonal development of ozone-induced foliar injury on tall milkweed (asclepias exltata) in great smoky mountains national park. Environmental Pollution. 141 (1):175-183.
Sensitive and Resistant Lines of Snapbean (Phaseolus Vulgaris L.) Ii. Daily Water Use. - (Abstract Only)
Fiscus, E.L., Flowers, M.D., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O. Sensitive and resistant lines of snapbean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) II. daily water use.American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting.
Functional Role of Anthocyanins in High-Light Winter Leaves of the Evergreen Herb Galax Urceolata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, N.M., Neufeld, H., Burkey, K.O. 2005. Functional role of anthocyanins in high-light winter leaves of the evergreen herb galax urceolata. New Phytologist. 168: 575-587.
Ozone Sensitive and Resistant Lines of Snap Bean. I. Photosynthesis and Chlorophyll Fluorescence - (Abstract Only)
Flowers, M.D., Fiscus, E.L., Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L. 2005. Ozone sensitive and resistant lines of snap bean. I. photosynthesis and chlorophyll fluorescence. American Society of Plant Biologists.
Crop Responses to Ozone: Uptake, Modes of Action and Gas Exchange - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fiscus, E.L., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O. 2005. Crop responses to ozone: uptake, modes of action,carbon assimilation and partitioning. Plant Cell and Environment. 28:997-1011.
Assessment of Ambient Ozone Effects on Vegetation Using Snap Bean As a Bio-Indicator Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burkey, K.O., Heagle, A.S., Miller, J.E., Fiscus, E.L. 2005. Assessment of ambient ozone effects on vegetation using snap bean as a bio-indicator species. Journal of Environmental Quality. 34(3):1081-1086.
Plant and Microbial N Acquisition under Elevated Atmosphereic Co2 in Two Mesocosm Experiments with Annual Grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, S., Wu, J., Burkey, K.O., Firestone, M.K. 2005. Plant and microbial n acquisition under elevated atmosphereic CO2 in two mesocosm experiments with annual grasses. Global Change Biology. 11(2):213-223.
Ozone Effects on Snap Bean Photosynthesis and Yield - (Abstract Only)
Flowers, M.D., Fiscus, E.L., Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L. 2004. Ozone effects on snap bean photosynthesis and yield. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Differential Responses of G-Protein Arabidopsis Thaliana Mutants to Ozone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Overmyer, K., and Jones, A.M. 2004. Differential responses of G-protein Arabidopsis thaliana mutants to ozone. New Phytologist 162:633-641.
Foliar Injury Caused by Exposure to Ozone Reduces the Absorbance of Light in Leaves of Cutleaf Coneflower (Rudbeckia Laciniata Var. Digitata) - (Abstract Only)
Neufeld, H.S., Davison, A.W., Chappelka, A.H., Burkey, K.O., Finkelstein, P.L. 2004. Foliar injury caused by exposure to ozone reduces the absorbance of light in leaves of cutleaf coneflower (rudbeckia laciniata var. digitata). Southeastern Biology.
Seasonal Development of Stand Structure for Cutleaf Coneflower (Rudbeckia Laciniata) at Two Sites in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Influences on Ozone Uptake - (Abstract Only)
Peoples, S., Neufeld, H.S., Finkelstein, P.L., Davison, A.W., Chappelka, A.H., Burkey, K.O. 2004. Seasonal development of stand structure for cutleaf coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata) at two sites in Great Smoky Mountain National Park: influences on ozone uptake. Southeastern Biology.
Growth and Yield Responses of Phaseolus Vulgaris to Mixtures of Carbon Dioxide and Ozone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heagle, A.S., Miller, J.E., Burkey, K.O., Eason, G., Pursley, W.A. 2002. Growth and yield responses of Phaseolus vulgaris to mixtures of carbon dioxide and ozone. Environmental Quality. 31(6):2008-2014.
Factors That Affect Leaf Extracellular Ascorbic Acid Content and Redox Status - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burkey, K.O., Eason, G., Fiscus, E.L. 2003. Factors that affect leaf extracellular ascorbic acid content and redox status. Physiologia Plantarum. 117(1):51-57.
Ozone Tolerance in Snap Bean Is Associated with Elevated Ascorbic Acid in the Leaf Apoplast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burkey, K.O., Eason, G. 2001. Ozone tolerance in snap bean is associated with elevated ascorbic acid in the leaf apoplast. Physiologia Plantarum. 114(3):387-394.
Antioxidant Metabolites Levels in Ozone-Sensitive and Tolerant Genotypes of Snap Beans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burkey, K.O., Wei, C., Eason, G., Ghosh, P., Fenner, G.P. 2000. Antioxidant metabolites levels in ozone-sensitive and tolerant genotypes of snap beans. Physiologia Plantarum. 110(2):195-200
Ambient Ozone and Plant Health - (Proceedings)
Krupa, S.V., Mcgrath, M.T., Andersen, C.P., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Chappelka, A., Chevone, B., Pell, E., Zilinskas, B. 2001. Ambient ozone and plant health. Plant Disease 85:4-17.
Effects of Ozone on the Apoplast/cytoplasm Partitioning of Ascorbic Acid in Snap Bean - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Jun-99)
Identification of a Novel Isoform of Chloroplast Coupling Factor - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Sep-97)
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