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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: GERMPLASM ENHANCEMENT OF MAIZE PROJECT (GEM)

Location: North Central Regional Plant Introduction Station, Ames, Iowa

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Extensive genetic diversity and low linkage disequilibrium within the COMT locus in maize exotic populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Blanco, M.H., Ji, Q., Frei, U., Lubberstedt, T. 2014. Extensive genetic diversity and low linkage disequilibrium within the COMT locus in maize exotic populations. Plant Science. 221-222:69-80.
Characterization of normal and waxy corn starch for bioethanol production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yangcheng, H., Jiang, H., Blanco, M.H., Jane, J. 2013. Characterization of normal and waxy corn starch for bioethanol production. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:379-386.
Extensive genetic diversity and low linkage disequilibrium within the COMT locus in Germplasm Enhancement of Maize populations - (Abstract Only)
Chen, Y., Blanco, M.H., Ji, Q., Frei, U., Lubberstedt, T. 2013. Extensive genetic diversity and low linkage equilibrium within the COMT locus in Germplasm Enhancement of Maize populations. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. p. P0167.
Maize Haploid Induction and Doubling II – Experience with Exotic and Elite Maize Populations - (Abstract Only)
Smelser, A.D., Brenner, E., Vanous, A., Blanco, M.H., Lubberstedt, T., Frei, U., Gardner, C.A. 2011. Maize Haploid Induction and Doubling II – Experience with Exotic and Elite Maize Populations [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract No. 320-7.
Chromosome doubling of haploid maize seedlings by various in vitro treatments - (Abstract Only)
Vanous, A., Smelser, A.D., Blanco, M.H., Lubberstedt, T., Frei, U., Gardner, C.A. 2011. Chromosome doubling of haploid maize seedlings by various in vitro treatments [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract No. 320-10.
Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of isogenic doubled haploid exotic introgression lines in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brenner, E., Blanco, M.H., Gardner, C.A., Lubberstedt, T. 2012. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of isogenic doubled haploid exotic introgression lines in maize. Molecular Breeding. 30:1001-1016. Available: http://www.springerlink.com/content/g6l3662104697881/?MUD=MP.
Breeding Specialty Starch Maize Using Exotic Genetic Resources for Gene Discovery of Novel Alleles and Modifiers with Materials Generated from the USDA-ARS GEM Project - (Abstract Only)
Karn, A., Buckner, B., Janick-Buckner, D., Campbell, M., Blanco, M.H., Scott, M.P., Moran Lauter, A. 2011. Breeding Specialty Starch Maize Using Exotic Genetic Resources for Gene Discovery of Novel Alleles and Modifiers with Materials Generated from the USDA-ARS GEM Project [abstract]. Maize Genetics Conference Abstracts. Abstract P204.
Gem – Meeting the Challenge of Maize Diversification by Capturing Useful Alleles and Traits from Exotic Germplasm - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, C.A., Blanco, M.H., Krakowsky, M.D., Goodman, M., Marshall, D.S., Smelser, A.D., Engstrom, F., Shen, N. 2011. GEM – Meeting the Challenge of Maize Diversification by Capturing Useful Alleles and Traits from Exotic Germplasm [abstract]. Maize Genetics Conference Abstracts. Abstract P221.
The Doubled Haploid Facility at Iowa State University - (Abstract Only)
Lubberstedt, T., Frei, U.K., Bovenmeyer, E., Vanous, A., Smelser, A.D., Gardner, C.A., Blanco, M.H. 2011. The Doubled Haploid Facility at Iowa State University [abstract]. Maize Genetics Conference Abstracts. Abstract P268.
Germplasm Enhancement of Maize: Allelic Diversity and Double Haploid Update - (Abstract Only)
Blanco, M.H., Gardner, C.A., Smelser, A.D. 2012. Germplasm Enhancement of Maize: Allelic Diversity and Double Haploid Update. In: Proceedings of the 65th Northeastern and Southern Corn Improvement Conference, February 17-18, 2011, Newark, Delware. p. 7.
Maize Haploid Induction and Doubling – Recent Experience with Exotic and Elite Maize Populations - (Abstract Only)
Smelser, A.D., Brenner, E., Vanous, A., Blanco, M.H., Lubberstedt, T., Frei, U., Gardner, C.A. 2010. Maize Haploid Induction and Doubling – Recent Experience with Exotic and Elite Maize Populations [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract 288.
Effect of Planting Date on Cornstarch Stuctures and Properties - (Abstract Only)
Medic, J., Abendroth, L., Elmore, R., Blanco, M.H., Jane, J. 2010. Effect of Planting Date on Cornstarch Stuctures and Properties [abstract]. In: Cereal Foods World. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. 55:A59.
Resistant-starch Formation in High-amylose Maize Starch During Kernel Development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, H., Lio, J., Blanco, M.H., Campbell, M., Jane, J. 2010. Resistant-starch Formation in High-amylose Maize Starch During Kernel Development. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 58:8043-8047.
Formation of Elongated Starch Granules in High-amylose Maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, H., Horner, H.T., Pepper, T.M., Blanco, M.H., Campbell, M., Jane, J. 2010. Formation of Elongated Starch Granules in High-amylose Maize. Carbohydrate Polymers. 80(2):534-539.
Characterization of Corn Grains for Ethanol Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srichuwong, S., Gutsea, J., Blanco, M.H., Duvick, S.A., Gardner, C.A., Jane, J. 2010. Characterization of Corn Grains for Ethanol Production. Journal of ASTM International. 7(2):1-10.
Characterization of Maize Amylose-extender (ae) Mutant Starches. Part II: Structures and Properties of Starch Residues Remaining After Enzymatic Hydrolyis at Boiling-water Temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, H., Campbell, M., Blanco, M.H., Jane, J. 2010. Characterization of Maize Amylose-extender (ae) Mutant Starches. Part II: Structures and Properties of Starch Residues Remaining After Enzymatic Hydrolyis at Boiling-water Temperature. Carbohydrate Polymers. 80(1):1-12.
Maize Photoperiod Control: Part II - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, C.A., Moore, T.D., Engstrom, F., Lively, M.S., Smelser, A.D., Millard, M.J., Blanco, M.H. 2009. Maize Photoperiod Control: Part II [abstract]. 2009 International Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. 55225.
Evaluation of Exotic Temperate Accessions and Release of Introgressed Germplasm from the GEM Project - (Abstract Only)
Blanco, M.H., Salhuana, W., Pollak, L.M., Gardner, C.A. 2009. Evaluation of Exotic Temperate Accessions and Release of Introgressed Germplasm from the GEM Project [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Meetings. Paper No. 194-3.
Effects of Kernel Composition and Starch Structure on Ethanol Yield Produced from Dry-Grind Corn     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Srichuwong, S., Gutesa, J., Blanco, M.H., Duvick, S.A., Jane, J. 2008. Effects of Kernel Composition and Starch Structure on Ethanol Yield Produced from Dry-Grind Corn [abstract]. In: Cereal Foods World Supplement. American Association of Cereal Chemists International Annual Meeting, September 21-24, 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii. 53(4):A80.
Germplasm Enhancement of Maize (GEM) Project Overview - (Abstract Only)
Blanco, M.H. 2008. Germplasm Enhancement of Maize (GEM) Project Overview [abstract]. In: 48th Annual Corn Dry Milling Conference Proceedings, May 29-30, 2008, Peoria, Illinois. p. 17-18.
Characterization of enzyme-resistant starch in maize amylose-extender mutant starches - (Abstract Only)
Jiang, H., Li, L., Campbell, M., Blanco, M.H., Jay-Lin, J. 2008. Characterization of enzyme-resistant starch in maize amylose-extender mutant starches [abstract]. In: 6th Corn Utilization and Technology Conference Proceedings, June 2-4, 2008, Kansas City, Missouri. p. 33.
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