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Plant Physiology and Genetics Research

Baslam, M., Mitsui, T., Hodges, M., Priesack, E., Herritt, M.T., Aranjuelo, I., Sanz-Saez, A. 2020. Photosynthesis in a changing global climate: scaling up and scaling down. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11.

Doner, N.M., Seay, D., Mehling, M., Sun, S., Gidda, S.K., Schmitt, K., Braus, G.H., Ischebeck, T., Chapman, K.D., Dyer, J.M., Mullen, R.T. 2021. Arabidopsis thaliana EARLY RESPONSIVE TO DEHYDRATION 7 localizes to lipid droplets via its senescense domain. Frontiers in Plant Science. 14.

Herritt, M.T., Long, J.C., Roybal, M.D., Moller Jr, D.C., Mockler, T.C., Pauli, D., Thompson, A.L. 2021. FLIP: FLuorescence imaging pipeline for field-based chlorophyll fluorescence images. SoftwareX. 14:100685.

Herritt, M.T., Jones, D., Thompson, A.L. 2020. Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fuzzy seed counting by image analysis. Journal of Cotton Science. 24:112-120.

Herritt, M.T., Mockler, T.C., Pauli, W.D., Thompson, A.L. 2020. Chlorophyll fluorescence imaging captures photochemical efficiency of grain sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) in a field setting. Plant Methods. 16.

Herritt, M.T., Fritschi, F.B. 2020. Characterization of photosynthetic phenotypes and chloroplast ultrastructural changes of soybean (Glycine max) in response to elevated air temperatures. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11:153.

Luo, Z., Mullen, C.A., Abdel-Haleem, H.A. 2020. Pyrolysis GC/MS analysis of improved guayule genotypes. Industrial Crops and Products. 155.

Luo, Z., Szczepanek, A.E., Abdel-Haleem, H.A. 2020. Genome-wide association study (GWAS) analysis of camelina seedling germination under salt stress condition. Agronomy. 10(9).

Thompson, A.L., Conley, M.M., Roybal, M.D. 2021. High-throughput phenotyping data from a proximal sensing cart. Ag Data Commons.

Thompson, A.L., Thorp, K.R., Conley, M.M., Roybal, M.D., Moller Jr, D.C., Long, J.C. 2020. A data workflow to support plant breeding decisions from a terrestrial field-based high-throughput plant phenotyping system. Plant Methods. 16.

Tomasi, P., Herritt, M.T., Jenks, M., Thompson, A.L. 2021. Quantification of leaf wax and cutin monomer composition in Pima (Gossypium barbadense) and upland (G. hirsutum L.) cotton. Journal of Plant Physiology.


Pest Management and Biocontrol Research

Bordini, I.C., Naranjo, S.E., Fournier, A., Ellsworth, P.C. 2021. Novel insecticides and generalist predators support conservation biological control in cotton. Biological Control 154: 104502.

Brent, C.S. 2021. Diapause termination and post-diapause in Lygus hesperus (Heteroptera: Miridae). Journal of Insect Science. 21(1):1-7. 10.1093/jisesa/ieaa142

Fabrick, J.A., Leroy, D.M., Mathew, L.G., Wu, Y., Unnithan, G.C., Yelich, A., Carriere, Y., Li, X., Tabashnik, B.E. 2021. CRISPR-mediated mutations in the ABC transporter gene ABCA2 confer pink bollworm resistance to Bt toxin Cry2Ab. Scientific Reports.

Fabrick, J.A., LeRoy, D.M., Unnithan, G.C. Yelich, A.J. Carrière, Y.,Li, X., Tabashnik, B.E. 2020. Shared and independent genetic basis of resistance to Bt toxin Cry2Ab in two strains of pink bollworm. Scientific Reports.

Fabrick, J.A., Yool, A.J., Spurgeon, D.W. 2020. Insecticidal activity of marigold Tagetes patula plants and foliar extracts against the hemipteran pests, Lygus hesperus and Bemisia tabaci. PLoS One. 15(5).

Guan, F., Hou, B., Dai, X., Liu, S., Liu, J., Gu, Y., Yang, Y., Fabrick, J.A., Wu, Y. 2021. Multiple origins of a single point mutation in the cotton bollworm tetraspanin gene confers dominant resistance to Bt cotton. Pest Management Science. 77(3):1169-1177.

Gula, S.W., Lopez, V.M., Ray, A.M., Machtley, S.A., Hagler, J.R., Ginzel, M.D. 2020. Protein self-marking by emerald ash borer: an evaluation of efficacy and persistence. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 168:678-687.

Hagler, J.R., Casey, M.T., Hull, A.M., Machtley, S.A. 2020. A molecular approach for detecting stage-specific predation on Lygus hesperus. Journal of Insect Science. 20(6):1-6.

Hagler, J.R., Thompson, A.L., Machtley, S.A., Miles, C.T. 2021. Arthropod demography, distribution, and dispersion in a novel trap-cropped cotton agroecosystem. Journal of Insect Science. 21(1):1-10.

Naranjo, S.E., Hagler, J.R., Byers, J. 2021. Methyl salicylate fails to enhance arthropod predator abundance or predator to pest ratios in cotton. Environmental Entomology. 50(2):293-305.

Ortega-Beltran, A., Callicott, K.A., Cotty, P.J. 2020. Founder events influence structures of Aspergillus flavus populations. Environmental Microbiology. 22(8):3522-3534.

Singh, P., Callicott, K.A., Orbach, M.J., Cotty, P.J. 2020. Molecular analysis of S morphology aflatoxin producers from the United States reveals previously unknown diversity and two new taxa. Frontiers in Microbiology. 11.

Tabashnik, B.E., Liesner, L.R., Ellsworth, P.C., Unnithan, G.C., Fabrick, J.A., Naranjo, S.E., Li, X., Dennehy, T.J., Antilla, L., Staten, R.T., Carriere, Y. 2021. Transgenic cotton and sterile insect releases synergize eradication of pink bollworm a century after it invaded the United States. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences(PNAS). 118(1).

Wyckhuys, K.A.G., Lu, Y.H., Zhou, W.W., Cock, M.J.W., Naranjo, S.E., Fereti, A., Williams, F.E., Furlong, M.J., 2020. Ecological pest control fortifies agricultural growth in Asia–Pacific economies. Nature Ecology and Evolution.


Water Management and Conservation Research

Ayankojo, I.T., Thorp, K.R., Morgan, K.T., Kothari, K., Ale, S. 2020. Assessing the impacts of future climate on cotton production in the Arizona low desert. Transactions of the ASABE. 63(4):1087-1098.

Bautista, E., Schlegel, J.L. 2020. Modeling solute transport in the WinSRFR surface irrigation software. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 146(11).

Barnes, E.M., Campbell, B.T., Vellidis, G., Porter, W., Payero, J., Leib, B., Sui, R., Fisher, D.K., Anapalli, S.S., Colaizzi, P.D., Bordovsky, J., Porter, D., Ale, S., Mahan, J.R., Taghvaeian, S., Thorp, K.R. 2020. Forty years of increasing cotton’s water productivity and why the trend will continue. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 36(4):457-478.

Bronson, K.F., Hunsaker, D.J., El-Shikha, D., Rockholt, S.M., Williams, C.F., Rasutis, D., Soratan, K., Venterea, R.T. 2021. Nitrous oxide emissions, N uptake, biomass, and rubber yield in N-fertilized, surface-irrigated guayule. Industrial Crops and Products. 167.

Bronson, K.F., French, A.N., Conley, M.M., Barnes, E.M. 2021. Use of an ultrasonic sensor for plant height estimation in irrigated cotton. Agronomy Journal. 113(2):2175-2183.

Bronson, K.F., Norton, E., Silvertooth, J. 2021. Revising petiole nitrate sufficiency/deficiency guidelines for irrigated cotton in the desert southwest. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 85:893-902.

D'Alessio, M., Durso, L.M., Williams, C.F., Olson, C.A., Ray, C., Paparozzi, E.T. 2020. Applied injected air into subsurface drip irrigation: plant uptake of pharmaceuticals and soil microbial communities. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 146(2).

Fisher, J.B., Lee, B., Purdy, A.J., Halverson, G.H., Dohlen, M.B., Cawse-Nicholson, K., Wang, A., Anderson, R.G., Aragon, B., Arain, M., Baldocchi, D.D., Baker, J.M., Barral, H., Bernacchi, C.J., Bernhofer, C., Biraud, S.C., Bohrer, G., Brunsell, N., Cappelaere, B., Castro-Contreras, S., Chun, J., Conrad, B.J., Cremonese, E., Demarty, J., Desai, A.R., Ligne, A.D., Foltýnová, L., Goulden, M.L., Griffis, T.J., Grunwald, T., Johnson, M.S., Kang, M., Kelbe, D., Kowalska, N., Lim, J., Mainassara, I., McCabe, M.F., Missik, J.E., Mohanty, B.P., Moore, C.E., Morillas, L., Morrison, R., Munger, J., Posse, G., Richardson, A.D., Russell, E.S., Ryu, Y., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., Schmidt, M., Schwartz, E., Sharp, I., Šigut, L., Tang, Y., Hulley, G., Anderson, M.C., Hain, C., French, A.N., Wood, E., Hook, S. 2020. ECOSTRESS: NASA’s next generation mission to measure evapotranspiration from the International Space Station. Water Resources Research. 56(4).

French, A.N., Hunsaker, D.J., Sanchez, C.A., Saber, M., Gonzalez, J.R., Anderson, R.G. 2020. Satellite-based NDVI crop coefficients and evapotranspiration with Eddy Covariance Validation for multiple durum wheat fields in the US Southwest. Agricultural Water Management. 239.

Hunsaker, D.J., Bronson, K.F. 2021. FAO56 crop and water stress coefficients for cotton using subsurface drip irrigation in an arid US climate. Agricultural Water Management. 252.

Hunsaker, D.J., Bronson, K.F. 2021. FAO56 crop and water stress coefficients for cotton using subsurface drip irrigation in an arid US climate. Agricultural Water Management. 252.

Jimenez, J., Leiva, L., Cardoso, J.A., French, A.N., Thorp, K.R. 2020. Proximal sensing of Urochloa grasses increases selection accuracy. Crop and Pasture Science. 71(4):401-409.

Lebauer, D.S., Burnette, M.A., Demieville, J., Fahlgren, N., French, A.N., Garnett, R., Hu, Z., Huynh, K., Kooper, R., Li, Z., Maimaitijiang, M., Mao, J., Mockler, T., Morris, G.S., Newcomb, M.S., Ottman, M., Ozerksy, P., Paheding, S., Pauli, D., Pless, R., Qin, W., Riemer, K., Rohde, G., Rooney, W., Sagan, V., Shakoor, N., Stylianou, A., Thorp, K.R., Ward, R., White, J., Willis, C., Zender, C., Lebauer, D. 2020. Terra-Ref, an open reference data set from high resolution genomics, phenomics, and imaging sensors. Dryad Digital Repository.

Lentz, R.D., Bautista, E., Koehn, A.C., Sojka, R.E. 2020. Infiltration and soil water distribution in irrigation furrows treated with polyacrylamide. Transactions of the ASABE. 63(5):1451-1464.

Numan, M., Serba, D.D., Ligaba-Osena, A. 2021. Alternative strategies for multi-stress tolerance and yield improvement in millets. Genes. 12.

Pereira, L., Parades, P., Hunsaker, D.J., Lopez-Urrea, R., Jovanovic, N. 2021. Updates and advances to the FAO56 crop water requirements method. Agricultural Water Management. 248.

Pereira, L.S., Parades, P., Hunsaker, D.J., Lopez-Urrea, R., Mohammadi Shad, Z. 2020. Standard single and basal crop coefficients for field crops. Updates and advances to the FAO56 crop water requirements method. Agricultural Water Management. 243.

Shamshiri, R.R., Hameed, I.A., Thorp, K.R., Balasundram, S.K., Shafian, S., Fatemieh, M., Sultan, M., Mahns, B., Samiei, S. 2021. Greenhouse automation using wireless sensors and IoT instruments integrated with artificial intelligence. Book Chapter.

Thorp, K.R., Marek, G.W., Dejonge, K.C., Evett, S.R. 2020. Comparison of evapotranspiration methods in the DSSAT Cropping System Model: II. Algorithm performance. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 177.

Wang, D.R., Venturas, M.D., Mackay, S.D., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R., Gore, M.A., Pauli, D. 2020. Use of hydraulic traits for modeling genotype-specific acclimation in cotton under drought. New Phytologist. 228(3):898-909.

Wutich, A., Beresford, M., Bausch, J., Eaton, W., Brasier, K., Williams, C.F., Porter, S. 2020. Identifying stakeholder groups in natural resource management: Comparing quantitative and qualitative social network approaches. Society and Natural Resources. 33(7):941-948.