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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genetic Improvement of Durum and Spring Wheat for Quality and Resistance to Diseases and Pests

Location: Cereal Crops Research

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

A ToxA-like protein from Cochliobolus heterostrophus induces light-dependent leaf necrosis and acts as a virulence factor with host selectivity on maize     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, S., Turgeon, B.G., Edwards, M.C. 2015. A ToxA-like protein from Cochliobolus heterostrophus induces light-dependent leaf necrosis and acts as a virulence factor with host selectivity on maize. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 81:12-24.
Impact of the D genome and quantitative trait loci on quantitative traits in a spring durum by spring bread wheat cross - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(22-May-15)
The wheat Snn7 gene confers susceptibility upon recognition of the Parastagonospora nodorum necrotrophic effector SnTox7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(18-May-15)
Development of a diagnostic co-dominant marker for stem rust resistance gene Sr47 introgressed from Aegilops speltoides into durum wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(07-Apr-15)
Effects of durum wheat background on the expression of hexaploid wheat-derived Fusarium head blight resistance genes - (Abstract Only)
(04-Feb-15)
New QTL alleles for quality-related traits in spring wheat revealed by RIL population derived from supernumerary x non-supernumerary spikelet genotypes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Echeverry-Solarte, M., Kumar, A., Kianian, S., Simsek, S., Alamri, M.S., Mantovani, E.E., Mcclean, P.E., Deckard, E.L., Elias, E., Schatz, B., Xu, S.S., Mergoum, M. 2015. New QTL alleles for quality-related traits in spring wheat revealed by RIL population derived from supernumerary x non-supernumerary spikelet genotypes. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:893-912.
A genome-wide association study of resistance to stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) in a worldwide collection of hexaploid spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macaferri, M., Zhang, J., Bulli, P., Abate, Z., Chao, S., Cantu, D., Bossolini, E., Chen, X., Pumphrey, M., Dubcovsky, J. 2015. A genome-wide association study of resistance to stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) in a worldwide collection of hexaploid spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Genes¦Genomes¦Genomics. 5(3):449-465.
Identification and mapping of Sr46 from Aegilops tauschii accession CIae 25 conferring resistance to race TTKSK (Ug99) of wheat stem rust pathogen     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, G., Zhang, Q., Friesen, T.L., Rouse, M.N., Jin, Y., Zhong, S., Rasmussen, J.B., Lagudah, E.S., Xu, S.S. 2015. Identification and mapping of Sr46 from Aegilops tauschii accession CIae 25 conferring resistance to race TTKSK (Ug99) of wheat stem rust pathogen. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:431-443.
A genome-wide association study of malting quality across eight U.S. barley breeding programs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohammadi, M., Blake, T.K., Budde, A.D., Chao, S., Hayes, P.M., Horsley, R.D., Obert, D.E., Ullrich, S.E., Smith, K.P. 2015. A genome-wide association study of malting quality across eight U.S. barley breeding programs. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:705-721.
Identification and molecular mapping of quantitative trait loci for Fusarium head blight resistance in emmer and durum wheat using a single nucleotide polymorphism-based linkage map     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Axtman, J.E., Faris, J.D., Chao, S., Zhang, Z., Friesen, T.L., Zhong, S., Cai, X., Elias, E.M., Xu, S.S. 2014. Identification and molecular mapping of quantitative trait loci for Fusarium head blight resistance in emmer and durum wheat using a single nucleotide polymorphism-based linkage map. Molecular Breeding. 34:1677-1687.
A high-density, SNP-based consensus map of tetraploid wheat as a bridge to integrate durum and bread wheat genomics and breeding     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maccaferri, M., Ricci, A., Salvi, S., Milner, S.G., Noli, E., Martelli, P.L., Casadio, R., Akhunov, E., Scalabrin, S., Vendramin, V., Ammar, K., Blanco, A., Desiderio, F., Distelfeld, A., Dubcovsky, J., Fahima, T., Faris, J.D., Korol, A., Massi, A., Mastrangelo, A.M., Morgante, M., Pozniak, C., N'Diaye, A., Xu, S., Tuberosa, R. 2015. A high-density, SNP-based consensus map of tetraploid wheat as a bridge to integrate durum and bread wheat genomics and breeding. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 13:648-663.
A consensus framework map of durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.) suitable for linkage disequilibrium analysis and genome-wide association mapping     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maccaferri, M., Cane, M.A., Sanguineti, M.C., Salvi, S., Colalongo, M.C., Massi, A., Clarke, F., Knox, R., Pozniak, C.J., Clarke, J.M., Fahima, T., Dubcovsky, J., Xu, S., Ammar, K., Karsai, I., Vida, G., Tuberosa, R. 2014. A consensus framework map of durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.) suitable for linkage disequilibrium analysis and genome-wide association mapping. BMC Genomics. 15:873.
Zn2+ blocks annealing of complementary single-stranded DNA in a sequence-selective manner     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, S. 2014. Zn2+ blocks annealing of complementary single-stranded DNA in a sequence-selective manner. Scientific Reports. 4:5464. Available: http://www.nature.com/srep/2014/140626/srep05464/full/srep05464.html.
Molecular cytogenetic characterization and stem rust resistance of five wheat-thinopyrum ponticum partial amphiploids     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, Q., Lv, Z., Niu, Z., Li, B., Li, H., Xu, S.S., Han, F., Li, Z. 2014. Molecular cytogenetic characterization and stem rust resistance of five wheat-Thinopyrum ponticum partial amphiploids. Journal of Genetics and Genomics. 41:591-599.
Molecular cloning and characterization of a ToxA-like gene from the maize pathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus - (Abstract Only)
Lu, S., Edwards, M.C. 2014. Molecular cloning and characterization of a ToxA-like gene from the maize pathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus [abstract]. XVI International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, July 6-10, 2014, Rhodes, Greece. Available: http://www.mpmi2014rhodes-hellas.gr/bookOfAbstracts/Posters/P316.pdf
Characterization of Thinopyrum species for wheat stem rust resistance and ploidy level     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, Q., Klindworth, D.L., Friesen, T.L., Liu, A., Li, Z., Zhong, S., Jin, Y., Xu, S.S. 2014. Characterization of Thinopyrum species for wheat stem rust resistance and ploidy level. Crop Science. 54:1-10.
A SNP genotyping array for hexaploid oat     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tinker, N.A., Chao, S., Lazo, G.R., Oliver, R.E., Huang, Y.-F., Poland, J.A., Jellen, E.N., Maughan, P.J., Kilian, A., Jackson, E.W. 2014. A SNP genotyping array for hexaploid oat. The Plant Genome. 7(3). doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2014.03.0010
Association mapping of grain hardness, polyphenol oxidase, total phenolics, amylose content, and ß-glucan in US barley breeding germplasm     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohammadi, M., Endelman, J.B., Nair, S., Chao, S., Jones, S.S., Muehlbauer, G.J., Ullrich, S.E., Baik, B.-K., Wise, M.L., Smith, K.P. 2014. Association mapping of grain hardness, polyphenol oxidase, total phenolics, amylose content, and ß-glucan in US barley breeding germplasm. Molecular Breeding. 34:1229-1243.
Map-based analysis of the tenacious glume gene Tg-B1 of wild emmer and its role in wheat domestication     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faris, J.D., Zhang, Z., Chao, S. 2014. Map-based analysis of the tenacious glume gene Tg-B1 of wild emmer and its role in wheat domestication. Gene. 542:198-208.
Molecular and comparative mapping of genes governing spike compactness inherited from wild emmer wheat     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faris, J.D., Zhang, Z., Garvin, D.F., Xu, S.S. 2014. Molecular and comparative mapping of genes governing spike compactness inherited from wild emmer wheat. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 289:641-651.
Characterization of polyploid wheat genomic diversity using a high-density 90 000 single nucleotide polymorphism array     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, S., Wong, D., Forrest, K., Allen, A., Chao, S., Huang, B.E., Maccaferri, M., Salvi, S., Milner, S.G., Cattivelli, L., Mastrangelo, A.M., Whan, A., Stephen, S., Barker, G., Wieseke, R., Plieske, J., International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, Lillemo, M., Mather, D., Appels, R., Dulferos, R., Brown-Guedira, G., Korol, A., Akhunova, A.R., Feuillet, C., Salse, J., Morgante, M., Pozniak, C., Luo, M.-C., Dvorak, J., Morell, M., Dubcovsky, J., Ganal, M., Tuberosa, R., Lawley, C., Mikoulitch, I., Cavanagh, C., Edwards, K.J., Hayden, M., Akhunov, E. 2014. Characterization of polyploid wheat genomic diversity using a high-density 90 000 single nucleotide polymorphism array. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 12:787-796.
Development and characterization of wheat lines carrying stem rust resistance gene Sr43 derived from Thinopyrum ponticum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, Z., Klindworth, D.L., Yu, G., Friesen, T.L., Chao, S., Jin, Y., Cai, X., Ohm, J.-B., Rasmussen, J.B., Xu, S.S. 2014. Development and characterization of wheat lines carrying stem rust resistance gene Sr43 derived from Thinopyrum ponticum. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 127:969-980.
A dimeric PR-1-type pathogenesis-related protein interacts with ToxA and potentially mediates ToxA-induced necrosis in sensitive wheat     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, S., Faris, J.D., Sherwood, R., Friesen, T.L., Edwards, M.C. 2014. A dimeric PR-1-type pathogenesis-related protein interacts with ToxA and potentially mediates ToxA-induced necrosis in sensitive wheat. Molecular Plant Pathology. 15(7):650-663.
New germplasm development using synthetic and other approaches to transfer stem rust resistance from tetraploids to hexaploids - (Abstract Only)
Xu, S.S., Zhang, Q.J., Klindworth, D.L., Jin, Y., Rouse, M.N., Friesen, T.L., Cai, X., Faris, J.D. 2014. New germplasm development using synthetic and other approaches to transfer stem rust resistance from tetraploids to hexaploids [abstract]. Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Technical Workshop, March 22-25, 2014, Ciudad Obregon, Mexico.
Association mapping of resistance to leaf rust in emmer wheat using high throughput SNP markers - (Abstract Only)
Sun, Q., Elias, E., Chao, S., Xu, S.S., Acevedo, M. 2014. Association mapping of resistance to leaf rust in emmer wheat using high throughput SNP markers [abstract]. Borlaug Summit on Wheat for Food Security, March 25-28, 2014, Ciudad Obregon, Mexico. p. 116.
Interactions of genotype and glutenin subunit composition on breadmaking quality of durum 1AS•1AL-1DL translocation lines     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klindworth, D.L., Hareland, G.A., Elias, E.M., Ohm, J.-B., Puhr, D.P., Xu, S.S. 2014. Interactions of genotype and glutenin subunit composition on breadmaking quality of durum 1AS•1AL-1DL translocation lines. Cereal Chemistry. 91(3):211-217.
Chromosome engineering for alien gene introgression in wheat: Progress and prospective - (Abstract Only)
Xu, S.S., Niu, Z., Klindworth, D.L., Zhang, Q.J., Chao, S., Friesen, T.L., Jin, Y., Rouse, M.N., Faris, J.D., Cai, X. 2013. Chromosome engineering for alien gene introgression in wheat: Progress and prospective. Triticeae Cytogenetics: Past, Present and Future, September 15-16, 2013, Kyoto, Japan. p. 24-25.
Synthetic hexaploids derived from under-exploited tetraploids as a new resource for disease resistance in wheat - (Abstract Only)
Xu, S.S., Zhang, Q.J., Jin, Y., Rouse, M.N., Liu, Z.H., Friesen, T.L., Pumphrey, M.O., Cai, X., Faris, J.D. 2013. Synthetic hexaploids derived from under-exploited tetraploids as a new resource for disease resistance in wheat. 12th International Wheat Genetics Symposium, September 8-14, 2013, Yokohama, Japan. p. 107.
Last Modified: 7/3/2015
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