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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genetic Improvement of Cool Season Food Legumes

Location: Grain Legume Genetics Physiology Research

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

First report of sunflower white mold caused by Sclerotinia minor Jagger in Inner Mongolia region, China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(01-Jun-15)
First report of Ascochyta blight of Spotted Locoweed (Astragalus lentiginosus) caused by Ascochyta sp. in Idaho - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(12-Apr-15)
Production of anti-fungal volatiles by non-pathogenic Fusarium oxysporum and its efficacy in suppression of verticillium wilt of cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Yang, L., Zhang, J., Wu, M., Chen, W., Jiang, D., Li, G. 2015. Production of anti-fungal volatiles by non-pathogenic Fusarium oxysporum and its efficacy in suppression of verticillium wilt of cotton. Plant and Soil. 392:101-114. DOI 10.1007/s11104-015-2448-y.
Detection of a new QTL/gene for growth habit in chickpea CaLG1 using wide and narrow crosses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(18-Jan-15)
pH Dependency of sclerotial development and pathogenicity revealed by using genetically defined oxalate-minus mutants of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(13-Jan-15)
Novel hypovirulence-associated RNA mycovirus in the plant pathogenic fungus botrytis cinerea: molecular and biological characterization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, L., Sang, W., Wu, M., Zhang, J., Yang, L., Zhou, Y., Chen, W., Li, G. 2015. Novel hypovirulence-associated RNA mycovirus in the plant pathogenic fungus botrytis cinerea: molecular and biological characterization. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81:2299-2310. DOI: 10:1128/AEM03992-14.
Development of PCR-based assays for detecting and differentiating three species of botrytis infecting broad bean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Zhang, J., Yang, L., Wu, M., Chen, W., Li, G. 2015. Development of PCR-based assays for detecting and differentiating three species of botrytis infecting broad bean. Plant Disease. 99: 691-698.
Registration of 'Nash' Chickpea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vandemark, G.J., Guy, S.O., Chen, W., Mcphee, K., Pfaff, J.S., Lauver, M., Muehlbauer, F.J. 2015. Registration of 'Nash' Chickpea. Journal of Plant Registrations. DOI:10.3198/jpr2014.07.0047crc.
Functional analyses of the Diels-Alderase gene sol5 of Ascochyta rabiei and Alternaria solani indicate that the Solanapyrone phytotoxins are not required for pathogenicity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, W., Park, C., Park, J., Akamatsu, H.O., Peever, T., Xian, M., Gang, D.R., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2015. Functional analyses of the Diels-Alderase gene sol5 of Ascochyta rabiei and Alternaria solani indicate that the Solanapyrone phytotoxins are not required for pathogenicity. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 28:482-496.
Achievements and challenges in legume breeding for pest and disease resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rubiales, D., Fondevilla, S., Chen, W., Gentzbittel, L., Higgins, T.J., Castillejo, M.A., Singh, K.B., Rispail, N. 2015. Achievements and challenges in legume breeding for pest and disease resistance. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences. 34:195-236. DOI:10.1080/07352689.2014.898445.
What roles do fungal secondary metabolites play in interactions between Ascochyta fungi and cool season food legumes? - (Abstract Only)
Kim, W., Peever, T., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2014. What roles do fungal secondary metabolites play in interactions between Ascochyta fungi and cool season food legumes [abstract]? Food Legume Research International Conference Proceedings. Conference Abstract Book.
Phytotoxin solanapyrone A produced by Ascochyta rabiei and Alternaria solani is nonessential for pathogenicity, but likely plays ecological roles - (Abstract Only)
Kim, W., Park, C., Park, J., Gang, D.R., Xian, M., Dugan, F.M., Peever, T., Chen, W. 2014. Phytotoxin solanapyrone A produced by Ascochyta rabiei and Alternaria solani is nonessential for pathogenicity, but likely plays ecological roles. Phytopathology. 104:S3.60-S3.61.
A validated source panel of SSR markers for effective discrimination of lentil species - (Abstract Only)
(02-Jun-14)
Inferring outcrossing in the homothallic fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum using linkage disequilibrium decay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Attanayake, R., Tennekoon, V., Johnson, D., Porter, L., Del Río-Mendoza, L., Jiang, D., Chen, W. 2014. Inferring outcrossing in the homothallic fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum using linkage disequilibrium decay. Heredity. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2014.37.
Degradation of oxalic acid by the mycoparasite Coniothyrium minitans plays an important role in interacting with Sclerotinia sclerotiorum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, L., Zhang, J., Han, Y., Yang, L., Wu, M., Jiang, D., Chen, W., Li, G. 2014. Degradation of oxalic acid by the mycoparasite Coniothyrium minitans plays an important role in interacting with Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Environmental Microbiology. 16(8):2591–2610.
Towards Managing Stemphylium Blight of Lentil in the Pacific Northwest - (Trade Journal)
Chen, W., Mcgee, R.J., Vandemark, G.J., Wunsch, M., Burrows, M.E. 2013. Towards Managing Stemphylium Blight of Lentil in the Pacific Northwest. Trade Journal Publication. 3:13-15.
Disease Alert: Stemphylium Blight - (Popular Publication)
Chen, W. 2013. Disease Alert: Stemphylium Blight. Pulse Pipeline. XIII:4.
First report of dodder (Cuscuta pentagona) on chickpea (Cicer arietinum) in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Chen, W., Dugan, F.M., McGee, R.J. 2014. First report of dodder (Cuscuta pentagona) on chickpea (Cicer arietinum) in the United States [abstract]. Plant Disease. 98(1):165. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-03-13-0334-PDN.
Inheritance and linkage map positions of genes conferring agromorphological traits in Lens culinaris Medik - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, G., Sarker, A., Chen, Y., Vandemark, G.J., Muehlbauer, F. 2013. Inheritance and linkage map positions of genes conferring agromorphological traits in Lens culinaris Medik. International Journal of Agronomy. vol. 2013, Article ID 618926, 9 pages. doi:10.1155/2013/618926.
Comparative transcriptome analysis between the necrotrophic pathogens Sclerotina sclerotiorum and S. trifoliorum - (Abstract Only)
Qiu, D., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2013. Comparative transcriptome analysis between the necrotrophic pathogens Sclerotina sclerotiorum and S. trifoliorum. Acta Phytopathologica Sinica. 43 (Suppl.):227.
Investigating the role of solanapyrone toxins in Ascochyta blight using toxin-deficient mutants of Asochyta rabiei - (Abstract Only)
Kim, W., Akamatsu, H.O., Peever, T., Vandemark, G.J., Chen, W. 2013. Investigating the role of solanapyrone toxins in Ascochyta blight using toxin-deficient mutants of Asochyta rabiei. First Legume Society Conference Abstract Book. May 9-11, 2013, Novi Sad, Serbia. 203.
Genetic diversity and population differentiation of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum collected from canola in China and in USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kithul-Pelage, R.A., Carter, P.A., Jiang, D., Del Rio Mendoza, L., Chen, W. 2013. Genetic diversity and population differentiation of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum collected from canola in China and in USA. Phytopathology. 103:750-761.
Rhizoctonia root rot of lentil - (Popular Publication)
Chen, W., Paulitz, T.C., Mcgee, R.J. 2013. Rhizoctonia root rot of lentil. Pulse Pipeline. XII:2.
Last Modified: 7/28/2015
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