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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Cool Season Grain Legume Genetic Enhancement and Pathology

Location: Grain Legume Genetics Physiology Research

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

Biofortification of lentils (Lens culinaris L.) as a whole food source of bioavailable folates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(18-Jul-13)
Stability of expression of reference genes among different lentil (Lens culinaris) genotypes subjected to cold stress, white mold disease, and Aphanomyces root rot - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(18-Mar-13)
QTL meta-analysis provides a comprehensive view of loci controlling partial resistance to Aphanomyces euteiches in four sources of resistance in pea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamon, C., Coyne, C.J., Mcgee, R.J., Lesné, A., Esnault, R., Mangin, P., Hervé,, M., Le Goff, I., Deniot, G., Roux-Duparque, M., Morin, G., Mcphee, K. 2013. QTL meta-analysis provides a comprehensive view of loci controlling partial resistance to Aphanomyces euteiches in four sources of resistance in pea. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 13:45. doi:10.1186/1471-2229-13-45
Oxalate-minus mutants of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum via T-DNA insertion accumulate fumarate in culture and retain pathogenicity on plants - (Abstract Only)
Xu, L., Xiang, M., White, D., Chen, W. 2013. Oxalate-minus mutants of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum via T-DNA insertion accumulate fumarate in culture and retain pathogenicity on plants. Fungal Genetics Reports. 60 (Suppl): 598.
Pair-wise linkage disequilibrium decay among linked loci suggests meiotic recombination in natural populations of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum - (Abstract Only)
Attanayake, R., Chen, W. 2013. Pair-wise linkage disequilibrium decay among linked loci suggests meiotic recombination in natural populations of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Fungal Genetics Reports. 60 (Suppl): 680.
Nonhost-specific phytotoxicity of the polyketide-derived toxin solanapyrone A produced by Ascochyta rabiei and Alternaria solani - (Abstract Only)
Kim, W., Tymon, L., Johnson, D., Chen, W. 2013. Nonhost-specific phytotoxicity of the polyketide-derived toxin solanapyrone A produced by Ascochyta rabiei and Alternaria solani. Fungal Genetics Reports. 60 (Suppl): 615.
Field evaluation of fungicides in controlling chickpea Ascochyta blight in Washington, 2011 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, W., Mcgee, R.J., Vandemark, G.J. 2013. Field evaluation of fungicides in controlling chickpea Ascochyta blight in Washington, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports. 7:FC064.
Chapter 12: Disease resistance in chickpea - (Book / Chapter)
(30-Jul-12)
Genetic and phenotypic diversity and random association of DNA markers of the fungal plant pathogen Sclerotinia sclerotiorum from soil on a fine geographic scale. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Attanayake, R., Porter, L., Johnson, D., Chen, W. 2012. Genetic and phenotypic diversity and random association of DNA markers of the fungal plant pathogen Sclerotinia sclerotiorum from soil on a fine geographic scale.. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 55:28-36.
Pythium Root Rot (and Feeder Root Necrosis) - (Book / Chapter)
(09-May-12)
Developing a method to scale up production of solanapyrone toxins by Ascochyta rabiei - (Abstract Only)
(05-Apr-12)
Comparison of transcriptomes between Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and S. trifoliorum using 454 Titanium RNA sequencing - (Abstract Only)
(05-Apr-12)
Rhizoctonia root rot of lentil caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG 2-1 - (Abstract Only)
(05-Apr-12)
Insertional mutation at the Cu-Zn-superoxide dismutase gene reduces virulence of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on pea (Pisum sativum) - (Abstract Only)
(05-Apr-12)
Characterization of Ascochyta rabiei for population structure, mating type and pathogenic variability from Pakistan and United States - (Abstract Only)
Ali, H., Alam, S.S., Attanayake, R.N., Rahman, M., Chen, W. 2012. Characterization of Ascochyta rabiei for population structure, mating type and pathogenic variability from Pakistan and United States. International Ascochyta Workshop. Page 28.
Identification of solanapyrone biosynthesis genes and generation of solanapyrone-deficient mutants in Ascochyta rabiei - (Abstract Only)
Kim, W., Akamatsu, H.O., Peever, T., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2012. Identification of solanapyrone biosynthesis genes and generation of solanapyrone-deficient mutants in Ascochyta rabiei. International Ascochyta Workshop. Page 52.
Applying RNA Sequencing to investigate pathogenic mechanisms of Ascochyta rabiei - (Abstract Only)
Qiu, D., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2012. Applying RNA Sequencing to investigate pathogenic mechanisms of Ascochyta rabiei. International Ascochyta Workshop. Page 27.
Genetic of virulence in Ascochyta rabiei - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peever, T., Chen, W., Adbo, Z., Kaiser Jr, W.J. 2012. Genetic of virulence in Ascochyta rabiei. Plant Pathology. 61: 754-760. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2011.02566.x.
Evaluation of expression stability of candidate references genes among green and yellow pea cultivars (Pisum sativum L.) subjected to abiotic and biotic stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, G., Vandemark, G.J. 2012. Evaluation of expression stability of candidate references genes among green and yellow pea cultivars (Pisum sativum L.) subjected to abiotic and biotic stress. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 5:235-242.
Registration of Pea Germplasm Partially Resistant to Aphanomyces Root Rot for Breeding Fresh or Freezer Pea and Dry Pea Types - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcgee, R.J., Coyne, C.J., Pilet Nayel, M., Moussart, A., Tivoli, B., Baranger, A., Hamon, C., Mcphee, K., Vandemark, G.J. 2012. Registration of Pea Germplasm Partially Resistant to Aphanomyces Root Rot for Breeding Fresh or Freezer Pea and Dry Pea Types. Journal of Plant Registrations. 6:203-207.
Compatibility of Coniothyrium minitans with Compound Fertilizer in Suppressionof Sclerotinia sclerotiorum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, L., Li, G., Zhang, J., Jiang, D., Chen, W. 2011. Compatibility of Coniothyrium minitans with Compound Fertilizer in Suppressionof Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Biological Control. 59:221-227.
Validation of molecular markers for resistance among Pakistani chickpea germplasm to races of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. ciceris - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ali, H., Haq, A., Shah, T., Chen, W. 2012. Validation of molecular markers for resistance among Pakistani chickpea germplasm to races of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. ciceris. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 132:237-244. DOI 10.1007/s10658-011-9868-1.
A Bac/bibac-Based Physical Map of Chickpea, Cicer Arietinum L. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X., Scheuring, C.F., Zhang, M., Dong, J.J., Zhang, Y., Huang, J.J., Lee, M., Abbo, S., Sherman, A., Shtienberg, D., Chen, W., Muehlbauer, F.J., Zhang, H. 2011. A BAC/BIBAC-based physical map of chickpea, Cicer arietinum L.. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 11:501.
Links among nitrification, nitrifier communities and edaphic properties in contrasting soils receiving dairy slurry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fortuna, A., Honeycutt, C.W., Vandemark, G.J., Griffin, T.S., Larkin, R.P., He, Z., Wienhold, B.J., Sistani, K.R., Albrecht, S.L., Woodbury, B.L., Torbert III, H.A., Powell, J.M., Hubbard, R.K., Eigenberg, R.A., Wright, R.J., Allredge, R.J. 2012. Links among nitrification, nitrifier communities and edaphic properties in contrasting soils receiving dairy slurry. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41:262-272.
Lentil diseases: A threat to lentil production worldwide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(28-Jul-11)
Ascospore dimorphism-associated mating types of Sclerotinia trifoliorum equally capable of infecting chickpea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Njambere, E., Chen, W., Frate, C., Temple, S. 2011. Ascospore dimorphism-associated mating types of Sclerotinia trifoliorum equally capable of infecting chickpea. Australasian Plant Pathology. 40:648-655. DOI 10.1007/s13313-011-0069-3.
Potential alternative hosts for the pea powdery mildew pathogen Erysiphe trifolii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Attanayake, R., Glawe, D., Mcphee, K., Dugan, F.M., Chen, W. 2011. Potential alternative hosts for the pea powdery mildew pathogen Erysiphe trifolii. Pisum Genetics. 42:18-20.
Oxalate-minus mutants of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum via random mutagenesis retain pathogenicity - (Abstract Only)
Xu, L., Meichun, X., White, D., Chen, W. 2011. Oxalate-minus mutants of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum via random mutagenesis retain pathogenicity. Phytopathology. 101:S104.
Comparative transcriptome analysis in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and S. trifoliorum by 454 Titanium RNA sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Qiu, D., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2011. Comparative transcriptome analysis in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and S. trifoliorum by 454 Titanium RNA sequencing. Phytopathology. 101:S148.
Genetic diversity and population differentiation of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum collected from canola in China and in USA - (Abstract Only)
Attanayake, R., Jiang, D., De Rio Mendoza, L., Chen, W. 2011. Genetic diversity and population differentiation of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum collected from canola in China and in USA. Phytopathology. 101:S10.
Comparative analyses of endogenous Small RNAs in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and S. trifoliorum - (Abstract Only)
Qiu, D., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2011. Comparative analyses of endogenous Small RNAs in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and S. trifoliorum. Phytopathology. 101:S148.
Random T-DNA mutagenesis identifies a Cu-Zn-superoxide dismutase gene as a virulence factor of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum - (Abstract Only)
Xu, L., Chen, W. 2011. Random T-DNA mutagenesis identifies a Cu-Zn-superoxide dismutase gene as a virulence factor of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Phytopathology. 101:S104.
Characterization and genetic analysis of an EIN4-like sequence (CaETR-1) located in QTL ARI implicated in Ascochyta blight resistance in chickpea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madrid, E., Rajesh, P., Millan, T., Chen, W. 2011. Characterization and genetic analysis of an EIN4-like sequence (CaETR-1) located in QTL ARI implicated in Ascochyta blight resistance in chickpea. Plant Cell Reports. 31:1033-1042. DOI 10.1007/s00299-011-1221-9.
Population structure and mating type distribution of the chickpea blight pathogen Ascochyta rabiei from Pakistan and United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ali, H., Alam, S., Attanayake, R., Rahman, Chen, W. 2012. Population structure and mating type distribution of the chickpea blight pathogen Ascochyta rabiei from Pakistan and United States. Journal of Plant Pathology. 94: 99-108.
A global survey of effects of genotype and environment on selenium concentration in lentils (Lens culinaris L.): Implications for nutritional fortification strategies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thavarajah, D., Thavarajah, P., Sarker, A., Materne, M., Vandemark, G.J., Shrestha, R., Idrissi, O., Hacikamiloglu, O., Bucak, B., Vandenberg, A. 2011. A global survey of effects of genotype and environment on selenium concentration in lentils (Lens culinaris L.): Implications for nutritional fortification strategies. Food Chemistry. 125:72-76.
Genetic and phenotypic diversity of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on a small geographic scale - (Abstract Only)
Attanyake, R., Porter, L., Johnson, D., Chen, W. 2011. Genetic and phenotypic diversity of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on a small geographic scale. Fungal Genetics Reports. 58:214.
Registration of "Essex" lentil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vandemark, G.J., Mcphee, K., Muehlbauer, F.J. 2011. Registration of "Essex" lentil. Journal of Plant Registrations. 5:14-19.
Ascochyta blight of chickpeas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harveson, R. M., Markell, S. G., Goswami, R., Urrea, C. A., Burrows, M. E., Dugan, F., Chen, W., and Skoglund, L. G. 2011. Ascochyta blight of chickpeas. Plant Health Progress DOI: 10.1094/PHP-2011-0103-01-DG.
Dry root rot of chickpea - (Book / Chapter)
Chen, W. 2011. Dry root rot of chickpea. Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests. p. 15-16.
Downy mildews - (Book / Chapter)
Chen, W., Manjarrez-Sandoval, P. 2011. Downy mildews. Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests. p. 48-49.
Other fungal diseases of chickpea and lentil - (Book / Chapter)
Chen, W. 2011. Other fungal diseases of chickpea and lentil. In: Chen, W., Sharma, H.C.; Muehlbauer, F.J., editors. Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests. St Paul, MN: The American Phytopathological Society. p. 62-63.
Sclerotinia stem and crown rot of chickpea - (Book / Chapter)
Njambere, E., Chen, W. 2011. Sclerotinia stem and crown rot of chickpea. Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests. p. 55-58.
Collar rot - (Book / Chapter)
Njambere, E., Chen, W. 2011. Collar rot. In: Chen, W., Sharma, H.C.; Muehlbauer, F.J., editors. Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests. St Paul, MN: The American Phytopathological Society. p. 13-15.
Alternaria blight - (Book / Chapter)
Chen, W. 2011. Alternaria blight. In: Chen, W., Sharma, H.C.; Muehlbauer, F.J., editors. Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests. St Paul, MN: The American Phytopathological Society. p. 30-31.
Powdery mildew of chickpea - (Book / Chapter)
Dugan, F.M., Attanayake, K., Glawe, D., Chen, W. 2011. Powdery Mildew of Chickpea. Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests. p. 51-52.
Powdery mildew of lentil - (Book / Chapter)
Attanayake, K., Chen, W., Glawe, D., Dugan, F.M. 2011. Powdery mildew of lentil. Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests. p. 49-51.
Ascochyta blight of chickpea - (Book / Chapter)
Bayaa, B., Chen, W. 2011. Ascochyta blight of chickpea. Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests. p. 34-40.
Mysterious Chickpea Disease - (Research Notes)
Chen, W., Vandemark, G.J. 2010. Mysterious Chickpea Disease. Pulse Pipeline. Vol:10, Issue 5.
Inheritance and linkage map positions of genes conferring resistance to stemphylium blight in lentil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, G., Sarker, A., Chen, W., Vandemark, G.J., Muehlbauer, F.J. 2010. Inheritance and linkage map positions of genes conferring resistance to stemphylium blight in lentil. Crop Science. 50 (5):1831-1839.
Identification of markers associated with genes for rust resistance in lens culinaris medik - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, G., Sarker, A., Chen, W., Vandemark, G.J., Muehlbauer, F.J. 2010. Identification of markers associated with genes for rust resistance in lens culinaris medik. Euphytica. 175 (2):261-265.
Ersiphe trifolii-a newly recognized powdery mildew pathogen of pea. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(05-Mar-10)
Genetic Diversity within the USDA Pisum sativum Collection for Seed Sugar Composition and Concentration - (Abstract Only)
Mcgee, R.J., Coyne, C.J., Mattinson, S.D., Fuchs, S., Fellman, J. 2010. Genetic Diversity within the USDA Pisum sativum Collection for Seed Sugar Composition and Concentration. Food Legume Research International Conference Proceedings. abstract.
First report of root rot of lentil caused by Aphanomyces euteiches in Idaho - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vandemark, G.J., Porter, L. 2010. First report of root rot of lentil caused by Aphanomyces euteiches in Idaho. Plant Disease. 94:480.
Applications of molecular markers and DNA sequences in identifying fungal pathogens of cool season grain legumes - (Book / Chapter)
Njambere, E., Attanayake, R., Chen, W. 2010. Applications of molecular markers and DNA sequences in identifying fungal pathogens of cool season grain legumes. In: Gherbawy, Y. and Voigt, K., editors. Current Advances in Molecular Fungal Identification. Berlin: Springer. p 79-92.
Interactions Between QTL SAP6 and SU91 on Resistance to Common Bacterial Blight in Red Kidney Bean and Pinto Bean Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vandemark, G.J., Fourie, D., Larsen, R.C., Miklas, P.N. 2009. Interactions Between QTL SAP6 and SU91 on Resistance to Common Bacterial Blight in Red Kidney Bean and Pinto Bean Populations. Euphytica. 170:371-381.
Erysiphe trifolii causing powdery mildew of lentil (Lens culinaris)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Attanayake, R., Glawe, D., Dugan, F.M., Chen, W. 2009. Erysiphe trifolii causing powdery mildew of lentil (Lens culinaris). Plant Disease.93:797-803.
Biochemical and molecular characterization of insertional mutants of Scleortinia sclerotiorum - (Abstract Only)
Xiang, M., Wang, X., Chen, W. 2009. Biochemical and molecular characterization of insertional mutants of Scleortinia sclerotiorum. Proceedings of the International Sclerotinia Workshop.
Development and characterization of microsatellite markers in Sclerotinia trifoliorum - (Abstract Only)
Njambere, E., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2009. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers in Sclerotinia trifoliorum. Proceedings of the International Sclerotinia Workshop.
Variation in fungicide sensitivity between two field populations of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum - (Abstract Only)
Attanayake, R., Johnson, D., Porter, L., Chen, W. 2009. Variation in fungicide sensitivity between two field populations of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Proceedings of the International Sclerotinia Workshop.
Identifying pathogenic determinants of Ascochyta rabiei via genetic complementation - (Abstract Only)
White, D., Chen, W. 2009. Identifying pathogenic determinants of Ascochyta rabiei via genetic complementation. Meeting Abstract.
Applications of Suppression Subtractive Hybridization (SSH) in Identifying differentially expressed transcripts in Ascochyta rabiei - (Abstract Only)
White, D., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2009. Applications of Suppression Subtractive Hybridization (SSH) in Identifying differentially expressed transcripts in Ascochyta rabiei. Meeting Abstract.
Genetic diversity of Sclerotinia trifoliorum infecting chickpea based on mycelial compatibility grouping, rDNA introns and multi-locus haplotypes - (Abstract Only)
Njambere, E., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2009. Genetic diversity of Sclerotinia trifoliorum infecting chickpea based on mycelial compatibility grouping, rDNA introns and multi-locus haplotypes. Phytopathology. 99:S94
Application of complementation tests in identifying pathogenicity determinants of the chickpea pathogen Ascochyta rabiei - (Abstract Only)
White, D., Chen, W. 2009. Application of complementation tests in identifying pathogenicity determinants of the chickpea pathogen Ascochyta rabiei.Phytopathology. 99:S141
Potential alternative hosts for a powdery mildew on pea - (Abstract Only)
Attanayake, K., Glawe, D., Dugan, F.M., Chen, W. 2009. Potential alternative hosts for a powdery mildew on pea. Phytopathology.99:S5
Development and characterization of microsatellite markers of the fungal plant pathogen Sclerotinia trifoliorum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Njambere, E., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2010. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers of the fungal plant pathogen Sclerotinia trifoliorum. Genome. 53:494-200.
Impact, symptoms and management of chickpea Ascochyta. - (Other)
Chen, W. 2009. Impact, symptoms and management of chickpea Ascochyta.. Pulse Pipeline. 8(34):2.
Ascochyta blight and insect pests of chickpeas in the Palouse - (Other)
Chen, W., Clement, S.L. 2008. Ascochyta blight and insect pests of chickpeas in the Palouse. Hinriches Trading Company Newsletter.
Chickpea Ascochyta blight and insects - (Other)
Chen, W., Clement, S.L. 2008. Chickpea Ascochyta blight and insects. Pulse Pipeline.
Application of mycelial compatibility grouping in studying intra-field spread of Sclerotinia trifoliorum in a chickpea field - (Abstract Only)
Njambere, E., Chen, W., Frate, ., Temple, S. 2008. Application of mycelial compatibility grouping in studying intra-field spread of Sclerotinia trifoliorum in a chickpea field. Phytopathology.78(6):S114
Genetic diversity of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum from various crops from the US Pacific Northwest - (Abstract Only)
Chen, W., Porter, L., Johnson, D. 2008. Genetic diversity of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum from various crops from the US Pacific Northwest. Phytopathology.78(6):S35
Taxonomic complexity of powdery mildew pathogens found on lentil and pea in the US Pacific Northwest - (Abstract Only)
Attanayake, K., Dlawe, D., Mcphee, K.E., Dugan, F.M., Chen, W. 2008. Taxonomic complexity of powdery mildew pathogens found on lentil and pea in the US Pacific Northwest. Phytopathology.78(6):S15
Application of subtractive suppression hybridization in studying differentially expressed genes between pathotypes of Ascochyta rabiei. - (Abstract Only)
White, D., Chen, W. 2008. Application of subtractive suppression hybridization in studying differentially expressed genes between pathotypes of Ascochyta rabiei.. Phytopathology.97:S170
Stem and Crown Rot of Chickpea in California Caused by Sclerotinia trifoliorum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Njambere, E.N., Chen, W., Frate, C., Wu, B., Temple, S.R., Muehlbauer, F.J. 2008. Stem and Crown Rot of Chickpea in California Caused by Sclerotinia trifoliorum. Plant Disease.92:917-922.
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