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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: PLANT GENETIC RESOURCE AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

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

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

Distribution of phytopathogenic bacteria in infested seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dutta, B., Block, C.C., Stevenson, K.L., Sanders, F., Walcott, R.R., Gitaitis, R.D. 2013. Distribution of phytopathogenic bacteria in infested seeds. Seed Science and Technology. 41:383-397.
Comprehensive genotyping of the USA national maize inbred seed bank - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Romay, M.C., Millard, M.J., Glaubitz, J.C., Peiffer, J.A., Swarts, K.L., Casstevens, T.M., Elshire, R.J., Acharya, C.B., Mitchell, S.E., Flint Garcia, S.A., McMullen, M.D., Holland, J.B., Buckler IV, E.S., Gardner, C.A. 2013. Comprehensive genotyping of the US national maize inbred seed bank. Genome Biology. 14(6):1-18.
Relationship between resistance to Stewart's wilt and Goss's wilt in dent corn inbreds - (Abstract Only)
Block, C.C., Shepherd, L.M. 2013. Relationship between resistance to Stewart's wilt and Goss's wilt in dent corn inbreds. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 103:S2.17.
Survival, frost susceptibility, growth, and disease resistance of corkbark and subalpine fir grown for landscape and Christmas trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barney, D.L., Bauer, M., Jensen, J. 2013. Survival, frost susceptibility, growth, and disease resistance of corkbark and subalpine fir grown for landscape and Christmas trees. HortTechnology. 23:194-200.
Evaluation of Native U.S. Trees at Purdue - (Other)
Mickelbart, M., Carstens, J.D., Daniel, K., Gosney, M. 2013. Evaluation of Native U.S. Trees at Purdue. Indiana Nursery and Landscape News. 73(1):22-25.
Echinacea sanguinea and Echinacea pallida extracts stimulate glucuronidation and basolateral transfer of Bauer alkamids 8 and 10 and ketone 24 and inhibit p-glycoprotein transporter in Caco-2 cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qiang, Z., Hauck, C., McCoy, J., Widrlechner, M.P., Reddy, M.B., Murphy, P.A., Hendrich, S. 2013. Echinacea sanguinea and Echinacea pallida extracts stimulate glucuronidation and basolateral transfer of Bauer alkamids 8 and 10 and ketone 24 and inhibit p-glycoprotein transporter in Caco-2 cells. Planta Medica. 79(03/04):266-274.
Evaluation of Native U.S. Shrubs at Purdue - (Other)
Mickelbart, M., Carstens, J.D., Gosney, M. 2012. Evaluation of Native U.S. Shrubs at Purdue. Indiana Nursery and Landscape News. 75(5):22-24.
Using the GRIN-Global System to Identify Useful Plant Genetic Resources & Information - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, C.A., Cyr, P.D., Millard, M.J., Gu, L.M., Reisinger, M.A., Emberland, G.P., Sinnott, Q.P., Chung, J.C., Kinard, G.R., Bretting, P.K. 2012. Using the GRIN-Global System to Identify Useful Plant Genetic Resources & Information. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. Abstract 259-4.
Using High-Throughput Genotyping Information for Management of a Large Maize Collection - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, C.A., Romay-Alvarez, M.C., Millard, M.J., Flint Garcia, S.A., Holland, J.B., Buckler Iv, E.S. 2012. Using High-Throughput Genotyping Information for Management of a Large Maize Collection. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. Abstract 375-3.
Detection of Pantoea stewartii ssp. stewartii from maize seeds - (Book / Chapter)
(13-Jun-12)
Detection of Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. glycinea in soybean seeds - (Book / Chapter)
(13-Jun-12)
Detection of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. nebraskensis in maize seeds - (Book / Chapter)
(13-Jun-12)
Identifying resistance to Sclerotinia stalk and root rot in perennial sunflower germplasm - (Abstract Only)
Block, C.C., Gulya Jr, T.J., Marek, L.F. 2012. Identifying resistance to Sclerotinia stalk and root rot in perennial sunflower germplasm. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 102:S4.12.
Seed Source Significantly Influences Growth Rates and Disease Resistance of Abies Lasiocarpa Grown for Ornamental Nursery Stock and Christmas Trees - (Abstract Only)
Barney, D.L., Bauer, M., Jensen, J. 2012. Seed Source Significantly Influences Growth Rates and Disease Resistance of Abies Lasiocarpa Grown for Ornamental Nursery Stock and Christmas Trees. Hortscience 47(9) (supplement). American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. p. S389.
Assessing stakeholder perspectives on invasive plants to inform risk analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kapler, E.J., Thompson, J.R., Widrlechner, M.P. 2012. Assessing stakeholder perspectives on invasive plants to inform risk analysis. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 5(2):194-208.
The National Plant Germplasm System and GRIN-Global - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, C.A. 2012. The National Plant Germplasm System and GRIN-Global. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. Abstract 115-S.
Maize Diversification by Capturing Useful Alleles from Exotic Germplasm - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, C.A. 2013. Maize Diversification by Capturing Useful Alleles from Exotic Germplasm. Illinois Corn Breeders School Proceedings. Abstract 13.
2012 Update: New Sunflower Genetic Resources in the Us National Sunflower Collection and Potential Use for Crop Improvement - (Proceedings)
Marek, L., Block, C.C., Gardner, C.A. 2012. 2012 Update: New Sunflower Genetic Resources in the US National Sunflower Collection and Potential Use for Crop Improvement. Sunflower International Conference Proceedings. Available: http://www.asagir.org.ar/asagir2008/archivos_congreso/2012 Update New Sunflower Genetic Resources in the US National Sunflower Collection and Potential Use for Crop Improvement.doc.
Scheduling viability tests for seeds in long-term storage based on a Bayesian Multi-Level Model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trapp II, A., Dixon, P., Widrlechner, M.P., Kovach, D.A. 2012. Scheduling viability tests for seeds in long-term storage based on a Bayesian Multi-Level Model. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics. 17(2):192-208. Available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13253-012-0085-y.
Mobilizing resources to conserve Ash species in response to Emerald Ash Borer - (Trade Journal)
Widrlechner, M.P. 2011. Mobilizing resources to conserve Ash species in response to Emerald Ash Borer. Public Garden. 26(Summer): 27-29.
Variation in seed lipids in Calendula germplasm - (Abstract Only)
Widrlechner, M.P., Isbell, T. 2011. Variation in seed lipids in Calendula germplasm [abstract]. In: Johnson, B.L. and Berti, M.T., editors. 23rd Annual Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Meeting-Challenges and Opportunities for Industrial Crops: Program and Abstracts, September 11-14, 2011, Fargo, North Dakota. p. 47.
Effects of chemically characterized fractions from aerial parts of Echinacea purpurea and E. angustifolia on Myelopoiesis in Rats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramasahayam, S., Baraka, H.N., Abdel Bar, F.M., Widrlechner, M.P., El Sayed, K.A., Meyer, S.A. 2011. Effects of chemically characterized fractions from aerial parts of Echinacea purpurea and E. angustifolia on Myelopoiesis in Rats. Planta Medica. 77:1883-1889. Available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0031-1279990.
Comparison of nine PCR primer sets designed to detect Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii in maize - (Abstract Only)
Block, C.C., Shepherd, L.M., Munkvold, G. 2011. Comparison of nine PCR primer sets designed to detect Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii in maize. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. 101:S16.
North American Continent – A new source of wild Lactuca spp. germplasm variability for future lettuce breeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lebeda, A., Doležalová, I., Kitner, M., Novotná, A., Šmachová, P., Widrlechner, M.P. 2012. North American Continent – A new source of wild Lactuca spp. germplasm variability for future lettuce breeding. Acta Horticulturae. 918:475-482.
Japanese Raspberry (Rubus parvifolius L.): An Invasive Species Threat in Savanna and Prairie - (Proceedings)
Drobney, P.M., Widrlechner, M.P. 2012. Japanese Raspberry (Rubus parvifolius L.): An Invasive Species Threat in Savanna and Prairie. In: Williams, D., Butler, B., Smith, D., editors. Proceedings of the 22nd North American Prairie Conference, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa. p. 148-152.
Evaluation of Wild Helianthus Species for Resistance to Sclerotinia Stalk Rot - (Abstract Only)
Block, C.C., Gulya Jr, T.J., Marek, L. 2011. Evaluation of Wild Helianthus Species for Resistance to Sclerotinia Stalk Rot. ARS Sclerotinia Initiative Annual Meeting. p. 13.
The GRIN-Global Information Management System – Public Interface Demonstration and Input Opportunity - (Abstract Only)
Cyr, P.D., Gardner, C.A., Little, R.E., Gu, L.M., Weaver, B.E., Millard, M.J., Emberland, G.P., Reisinger, M.A., Sinnott, Q.P., Kinard, G.R., Mackay, M., Guarino, L., Bretting, P.K. 2011. The GRIN-Global Information Management System – Public Interface Demonstration and Input Opportunity. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Abstract C904, p. 267.
Building a Comprehensive Collection of Ash Germplasm     Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Widrlechner, M.P. 2010. Building a Comprehensive Collection of Ash Germplasm. Proceedings of the 4th Global Botanic Gardens Congress. p. 1-10.
Japanese Raspberry (Rubus parvifolius L.): An Invasive Species Threat in Savanna and Prairie - (Abstract Only)
Drobney, P.M., Widrlechner, M.P. 2010. Japanese Raspberry (Rubus parvifolius L.): An Invasive Species Threat in Savanna and Prairie [abstract]. 22nd North American Prairie Conference Program. p. 73.
Variation in Seed Dormancy in Echinochloa and the Development of a Standard Protocol for Germination Testing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kovach, D.A., Widrlechner, M.P., Brenner, D.M. 2010. Variation in Seed Dormancy in Echinochloa and the Development of a Standard Protocol for Germination Testing. Seed Science and Technology. 38:559-571.
Building a Comprehensive Collection of Ash Germplasm - (Abstract Only)
Widrlechner, M.P. 2010. Building a Comprehensive Collection of Ash Germplasm [abstract]. 4th Global Botanic Gardens Congress - Conference Program and Book of Abstracts. p. 114-115.
Building a Comprehensive Collection of Ash Germplasm - (Abstract Only)
Widrlechner, M.P. 2010. Building a Comprehensive Collection of Ash Germplasm [abstract]. Symposium of Ash in North America. p. 23-24.
Grin-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System - (Abstract Only)
Cyr, P.D., Weaver, B., Millard, M.J., Gardner, C.A., Bohning, M.A., Emberland, G.P., Sinnott, Q.P., Kinard, G.R., Franco, T., Mackay, M., Guarino, L., Bretting, P.K. 2009. GRIN-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System [abstract]. Plant & Animal Genome XVII: International Conference on the Status of Plant & Animal Genome Research. Poster abstract number 800, p. 136.
The GRIN-Global Information Management System – A Preview and Opportunity for Public User Input - (Abstract Only)
Cyr, P.D., Little, R.E., Weaver, B.E., Millard, M.J., Gardner, C.A., Emberland, G.P., Reisinger, M.A., Sinnott, Q.P., Kinard, G.R., Bretting, P.K. 2010. The GRIN-Global Information Management System – A Preview and Opportunity for Public User Input [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XVII Conference. P800.
Length and Rapid Elongation of Pedicels of the Female Flowers of Cucumis anguria L. - (Research Notes)
Widrlechner, M.P., Reitsma, K.R., Clark, L.D., Kirkbride, J.H. 2010. Length and Rapid Elongation of Pedicels of the Female Flowers of Cucumis anguria L. Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report. 31/32:36-40 and back cover.
Grin-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System - (Abstract Only)
Cyr, P.D., Weaver, B.E., Millard, M.J., Gardner, C.A., Bohning, M.A., Emberland, G.P., Sinnott, Q.P., Kinard, G.R., Franco, T., Mackay, M., Guarino, L., Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Ayala Silva, T., Bretting, P.K. 2009. GRIN-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System [abstract]. 21st Annual AAIC Meeting-The Next Generation of Industrial Crops, Processes, and Products. p. 46.
Applying Molecular Markers in Coriander Populations with Diverse Geographical Origins - (Abstract Only)
Lopez, P.A., Widrlechner, M.P., Simon, P.W., Rai, S., Bailey, T.B., Gardner, C.A. 2009. Applying Molecular Markers in Coriander Populations with Diverse Geographical Origins. In: Proceedings of the XIII National Congress of Mexican Society of Horticultural Sciences, August 17-21, 2009, Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico. p. 2.
Evaluation of Wild Sunflower Species for Resistance to Sclerotinia Stalk Rot - (Abstract Only)
Block, C.C., Gulya Jr, T.J., Marek, L.F. 2009. Evaluation of Wild Sunflower Species for Resistance to Sclerotinia Stalk Rot [abstract]. Phytopathology. 99:S13.
Long-term Survival and Seed Transmission of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli in Melon and Watermelon Seed - (Abstract Only)
Block, C.C., Shepherd, L.M. 2009. Long-term Survival and Seed Transmission of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli in Melon and Watermelon Seed [abstract]. Phytopathology. 99:S119.
Ornamental Plants and the US National Plant Germplasm System: Conserving, Evaluating, Seeking, and Sharing - (Proceedings)
Widrlechner, M.P. 2009. Ornamental Plants and the US National Plant Germplasm System: Conserving, Evaluating, Seeking, and Sharing. International Plant Propagators Proceedings. 58:213-217.
The NCRPIS - Providing Diverse Plant Genetic Resources for Worldwide Research and Development - (Abstract Only)
Erickson, M.G., Pfiffner, L.A., Burke, L.A., Kovach, D.A., Widrlechner, M.P., Gardner, C.A. 2009. The NCRPIS - Providing Diverse Plant Genetic Resources for Worldwide Research and Development [abstract]. Association of Official Seed Analysts, Seed Technology Newsletter. 83(2):18.
Assembling Germplasm Collections of Nuttall's Povertyweed (Monolepis nuttalliana (Schult.) Greene) and Other Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) Allies - (Abstract Only)
Brenner, D.M., Kostel, G., Widrlechner, M.P., Gardner, C.A. 2009. Assembling Germplasm Collections of Nuttall's Povertyweed (Monolepis nuttalliana (Schult.) Greene) and Other Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) Allies [abstract]. HortScience. 44:1156-1157. Poster Abstract No. 327.
Grin-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Cyr, P.D., Weaver, B.E., Millard, M.J., Gardner, C.A., Bohning, M.A., Emberland, G.P., Sinnott, Q.P., Kinard, G.R., Franco, T., Mackay, M., Guarino, L., Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Ayala Silva, T., Bretting, P.K. 2009. GRIN-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System [abstract]. Maize Genetics Conference Abstracts. 51:P43.
Evaluation of Wild Helianthus Species for Resistance to Sclerotinia Stalk Rot - (Abstract Only)
Block, C.C., Gulya Jr, T.J., Marek, L. 2009. Evaluation of Wild Helianthus Species for Resistance to Sclerotinia Stalk Rot [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the ARS Sclerotinia Initiative Annual Meeting, January 21-23, 2009, Bloomington, Minnesota. p. 11.
Long-term survival and seed transmission of Acidovorax avenae ssp. citrulli in melon and watermelon seed     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Block, C.C., Shepherd, L.M. 2008. Long-term survival and seed transmission of Acidovorax avenae ssp. citrulli in melon and watermelon seed. Plant Health Progress. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/sub/php/brief/2008/melon/.
The importance and utilization of the genetic resources of cultivated species - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, C.A. 2008. The importance and utilization of the genetic resources of cultivated species [abstract]. International Symposium: "Research for a Sustainable Development". p. 10-11.
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