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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genetic Improvement of Maize with Enhanced Resistance to Aflatoxin and Insects

Location: Corn Host Plant Resistance Research

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

Molecular breeding for developing drought tolerant and disease resistant maize in sub Saharan Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Semagn, K., Beyene, Y., Babu, R., Nair, S., Gowda, M., Das, B., Tarekegne, A.Olsen, M., Mugo,S., Mahuku, G.,Worku, M., Warburton, M.L., Olsen, M., Prasanna, B.M. 2015. Quantitative trait loci mapping and molecular breeding for developing stress resilient maize for sub-Saharan Africa. Crop Science. 55:1-11. doi:10.2135/cropsci2014.09.0646.
Characterization of the chitinase gene family and the effect on A. flavus and aflatoxin resistance in maize. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(30-Sep-14)
Genome wide association mapping of Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin accumulation resistance in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Aug-14)
Parental genome contribution in maize DH lines derived from six backcross populations using genotyping by sequencing and its relationship with testcross performance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ogugo, V., Semagn, K., Beyene, Y., Runo, S., Olsen, M., Warburton, M.L. 2014. Parental genome contribution in maize DH lines derived from six backcross populations using genotyping by sequencing. Euphytica. DOI:10.1007/s10681-014-1238-6.
Aflatoxin resistance in maize: what have we learned lately? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Warburton, M.L., Williams, W.P. 2014. Aflatoxin resistance in maize: what have we learned lately?. Advances in Botany. 2014:352831, doi:10.1155/2014/352831.
Toward elucidation of genetic and functional genetic mechanisms in corn host resistance to Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shan, X., Williams, W.P. 2014. Toward elucidation of genetic and functional genetic mechanisms in corn host resistance to Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin contamination. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5:364. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014/00364.
Identifying and developing maize germplasm with resistance to aflatoxin contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, W.P., Krakowsky, M.D., Scully, B.T., Brown, R.L., Menkir, A., Warburton, M.L., Windham, G.L. 2015. Identifying and developing maize germplasm with resistance to aflatoxin contamination. World Mycotoxin Journal. 8(2): 193-209.
Genetic relationships and structure among open pollinated maize varieties adapted to eastern and southern Africa using microsatellite markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Semagn, K., Magorokosho, C., Ogugo, V., Makumbi, D., Warburton, M.L. 2014. Genetic relationships and structure among open-pollinated maize varieties adapted to eastern and southern Africa using microsatellite markers. Molecular Breeding. DOI 10.1007/s11032-014-0126-z
Network analysis of maize RNA transport pathway genes associated with maize resistance to aflatoxin accumulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Asters, M., Williams, W.P., Perkins, A., Mylroie, J.E., Windham, G.L., Shan, X. 2014. Relating significance and relations of differentially expressed genes in response to Aspergillus flavus infection in maize. Scientific Reports. 4:4815. DOI:10.1038/srep04815.
Whole genome association study for drought, aflatoxin resistance, and important agronomic traits in maize in a sub-tropical environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Sep-13)
Omics for the future of wood protection - (Book / Chapter)
Tang, J.D., Diehl, S. 2014. Omics for the future of wood protection. 60-79. In Schultz, T., et al. (ed.) Deterioration and Protection of Sustainable Biomaterials, Oxford University Press. 1158 pp.
Bulk genetic characterization of Ghanaian maize landraces using microsatellite markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oppong, A., Bedoya, C., Ewool, M., Adu-Dapaah, H., Lamptey, J., Ofori, K., Offei, S., Warburton, M.L. 2014. Bulk genetic characterization of Ghanaian maize landraces using microsatellite markers. Maydica. 59:1-8.
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