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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Sunflower Genetic Improvement with Genes from Wild Crop Relatives and Domesticated Sunflower

Location: Sunflower Research

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

Sesquiterpene lactone composition of wild and cultivated sunflowers and biological activity against an insect pest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Spring, O., Conrad, J., Cook, L.W., Palmquist, D.E., Foley, M.E. 2015. Sesquiterpene lactone composition of wild and cultivated sunflowers and biological activity against an insect pest. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 63(16):4042-4049. DOI:10.1021/acx.jafc.5b00362.
A unified SNP map of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) derived from current genomic resources - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hulke, B.S., Grassa, C.J., Bowers, J.E., Burke, J.M., Qi, L., Talukder, Z.I., Rieseberg, L.H. 2015. A unified SNP map of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) derived from current genomic resources. Crop Science. 55:1696-1702. DOI:10.2135/cropsci2014.11.0752.
Chromosome engineering, mapping, and transferring of resistance to Fusarium head blight disease from Elymus tsukushiensis into wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cainong, J.C., Bockus, W.W., Feng, Y., Chen, P., Qi, L., Sehgal, S.K., Danilova, T.V., Koo, D., Friebe, B., Gill, B.S. 2015. Chromosome engineering, mapping, and transferring of resistance to Fusarium head blight disease from Elymus tsukushiensis into wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128(6):1019-1027. DOI:10.10.1007/S00122-015-2485-1.
Registration of the oilseed restorer sunflower germplasms RHA 472, RHA 473, RHA 474, and RHA 475, possessing resistance to Sclerotinia head rot - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hulke, B.S., Gulya, T.J. 2015. Registration of the oilseed restorer sunflower germplasms RHA 472, RHA 473, RHA 474, and RHA 475, possessing resistance to Sclerotinia head rot. Journal of Plant Registrations. 2:232-238. DOI:10.3198/jpr2014.12.0084crg.
Rhizopus oryzae associated with Melanagromyza splendida and stem disease of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mathew, F.M., Prasifka, J.R., Gaimari, S.D., Shi, L., Markel, S.G., Gulya, T.J. 2015. Rhizopus oryzae associated with Melanagromyza splendida and stem disease of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) in California. Plant Health Progress. 16(1):39-42. DOI:10.1094/PHP-RS-14-0042.
Pl17 is a novel gene independent of known downy mildew resistance genes in the cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qi, L.L., Long, Y.M., Jan, C.C., Ma, G., Gulya, T.J. 2015. Pl17 is a novel gene independent of known downy mildew resistance genes in the cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128(4):757-767. DOI:10.1007/s00122-015-2470-8.
Relocation of a rust resistance gene R2 and its marker-assisted gene pyramiding in confection sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qi, L.L., Ma, G.J., Long, Y.M., Hulke, B.S., Gong, L., Markell, S.G. 2015. Relocation of a rust resistance gene R2 and its marker-assisted gene pyramiding in confection sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128(3):477-488. DOI:10.1007/s00122-014-2446-0.
Wild sunflower species as a genetic resource for resistance to sunflower broomrape (Orobanche cumana Wallr.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seiler, G.J., Jan, C.C. 2014. Wild sunflower species as a genetic resource for resistance to sunflower broomrape (Orobanche cumana Wallr.). Helia. 37(61):129-139. DOI:10.1515/HELIA-2014-0013.
Broomrape (Orobanche cumana Wallr.) resistance breeding utilizing wild Helianthus species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jan, C.C., Liu, Z., Seiler, G.J., Velasco, L., Perez-Vich, B., Fernandez-Martinez, J. 2014. Broomrape (Orobanche cumana Wallr.) resistance breeding utilizing wild Helianthus species. Helia. 37(61):141-150.
Interspecific amphiploid-derived alloplasmic male sterility with defective anthers, narrow disk florets, and small ray flowers in sunflower - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Cai, X., Seiler, G.J., Jan, C.C. 2014. Interspecific amphiploid-derived alloplasmic male sterility with defective anthers, narrow disk florets, and small ray flowers in sunflower. Plant Breeding. 133(6):742-747. DOI:10.1111/PBR.12216.
Registration of cytoplasmic male-sterile oilseed sunflower genetic stocks CMS GIG2 and CMS GIG2-RV, and fertility restoration lines RF GIG2-MAX 1631 and RF GIG2-MAX 1631-RV - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feng, J., Liu, Z., Seiler, G.J., Jan, C.C. 2015. Registration of cytoplasmic male-sterile oilseed sunflower genetic stocks CMS GIG2 and CMS GIG2-RV, and fertility restoration lines RF GIG2-MAX 1631 and RF GIG2-MAX 1631-RV. Journal of Plant Registrations. 9:125-127. DOI:10.3198/jpr2014.050029crgs.
Larval mortality and development for rotation-resistant and rotation-susceptible populations of the western corn rootworm on Bt corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tinsley, N.A., Spencer, J.L., Estes, R.E., Prasifka, J.R., Schrader, P.M., French, B.W., Gray, M.E. 2015. Larval mortality and development for rotation-resistant and rotation-susceptible populations of the western corn rootworm on Bt corn. Journal of Applied Entomology. 139:46-54.
A high-density SNP map of sunflower derived from RAD-sequencing facilitating fine-mapping of the rust resistance gene R12 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Talukder, Z., Gong, L., Hulke, B.S., Pegadaraju, V., Song, Q., Schultz, Q., Qi, L. 2014. A high-density SNP map of sunflower derived from RAD-sequencing facilitating fine-mapping of the rust resistance gene R12. PLoS One. 9(7): e98628. Available http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0098628.
Comparison of fatty acid composition of oil from original and regenerated populations of wild Helianthus species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seiler, G.J. 2015. Comparison of fatty acid composition of oil from original and regenerated populations of wild Helianthus species. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. 13(1):83-89. DOI:10.1017/S1479262114000677.
Registration of two confection sunflower germplasm Lines, HA-R10 and HA-R11, Resistant to sunflower rust - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qi, L., Gong, L., Markell, S.G., Seiler, G.J., Gulya Jr, T.J., Hulke, B.S. 2014. Registration of two confection sunflower germplasm Lines, HA-R10 and HA-R11, Resistant to sunflower rust. Journal of Plant Registrations. 8:329-333. DOI: 10.3198/jpr2014.02.0010crg.
Variation in the number of capitate glandular trichomes in wild and cultivated sunflower germplasm and potential for use in host plant resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R. 2015. Variation in the number of capitate glandular trichomes in wild and cultivated sunflower germplasm and potential for use in host plant resistance. Plant Genetic Resources. 13:68-74.
Molecular mapping of three nuclear male sterility mutant genes in cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gong, L., Li, C., Capatana, A., Feng, J., Qi, L., Seiler, G.J., Jan, C.C. 2014. Molecular mapping of three nuclear male sterility mutant genes in cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Molecular Breeding. 34:159-166.
Pericarp strength of sunflower and its value for plant defense against the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Hulke, B.S., Seiler, G.J. 2014. Pericarp strength of sunflower and its value for plant defense against the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 8:101-107.
Effect of wild Helianthus cytoplasms on agronomic and oil characteristics of cultivated sunflower (H. annuus L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jan, C., Seiler, G.J., Hammond, J.J. 2014. Effect of wild Helianthus cytoplasms on agronomic and oil characteristics of cultivated sunflower (H. annuus L.). Plant Breeding. 133:262-267.
Variation for seed phytosterols in sunflower germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fernandez-Cuesta, A., Jan, C., Fernandez-Martinez, J., Velasco, L. 2014. Variation for seed phytosterols in sunflower germplasm. Crop Science. 54:190-197. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2013.05.0285.
Sources of resistance to sunflower diseases in a global collection of domesticated USDA plant introductions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Talukder, Z.I., Hulke, B.S., Marek, L.F., Gulya, T.J. 2014. Sources of resistance to sunflower diseases in a global collection of domesticated USDA plant introductions. Crop Science. 54:694-705.
Methods for assessing infestations of sunflower stem weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in sunflower stems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Campbell, J.F., Aiken, R.M., Bradshaw, J.D. 2014. Methods for assessing infestations of sunflower stem weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in sunflower stems. The Canadian Entomologist. 146(4): 465-469.
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