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United States Department of Agriculture

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Below is a listing of recent publications for the Grain Legume Genetics & Physiology Research Unit.  If you would like to request a reprint, please send an email toalicia.bricklemyer@ars.usda.govand be sure to include TITLE of the publication along with your name, telephone number, and complete mailing address.


Vandemark, G. J., J. J. Ariss and T.J. Hughes. 2009. Real-time PCR suggests that Aphanomyces euteiches is associated with reduced amounts of Phytophthora medicaginis in alfalfa that is co-inoculated with both pathogens. J. Phytopathology. 157.


Attanayake, K., Dlawe, D., Mcphee, K.E., Dugan, F.M., Chen, W. 2008. Taxonomic complexity of powdery mildew pathogens found on lentil and pea in the US Pacific Northwest. Phytopathology.78(6):S15.bat


Chen, W., Clement, S.L. 2008. Ascochyta blight and insect pests of chickpeas in the Palouse. Hinriches Trading Company Newsletter.


Chen, W., Clement, S.L. 2008. Chickpea Ascochyta blight and insects. Pulse Pipeline.


Chen, W., Porter, L., Johnson, D. 2008. Genetic diversity of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum from various crops from the US Pacific Northwest. Phytopathology.78(6):S35.


Njambere, E., Chen, W., Frate,  ., Temple, S. 2008. Application of mycelial compatibility grouping in studying intra-field spread of Sclerotinia trifoliorum in a chickpea field. Phytopathology.78(6):S114


Njambere, E.N., Chen, W., Frate, C., Wu, B., Temple, S.R., Muehlbauer, F.J. 2008. Stem and Crown Rot of Chickpea in California Caused by Sclerotinia  trifoliorum. Plant Disease.92:917-922.


White, D., Chen, W. 2008. Application of subtractive suppression hybridization in studying differentially expressed genes between pathotypes of Ascochyta rabiei.. Phytopathology.97:S170.


Vandemark, G. J., D. Fourie and P. N. Miklas. 2008. Genotyping with real-time PCR reveals recessive epistasis between independent QTL conferring resistance to common bacterial blight in dry bean. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 117:513-522.


Ariss, J. J. and G. J. Vandemark. 2007. Assessment of genetic diversity among nomdormant and semidormant alfalfa populations using sequence related amplified polymorphisms. Crop Science 47:2274-2284.


Chen, W. 2007. Disease Alert: Chickpea Ascochyta blight has shown up early. Pulse Pipeline. 7(18):4.


Falacy, J. S., W. F. Mahaffee, W. F. Glawe, G. J Vandemark, R. C. Larsen, and H. Galloway. 2007. Detection of Erysiphe (Uncinula) necator using the polymerase chain reaction and species-specific primers. Phytopathology 97:1290-1297.


Kumar, J., F. Dusunceli, T. Knights, M. Materne, T. Warkentin, W. Chen, P.M. Gaur, G. Bejiga, S.S. Yadav, A. Satyanarayana. 2007. Chickpea Farmers. Book Chapter in Chickpea Breeding and Management. p. 602-616.


Larsen, R. C, G. J. Vandemark, T. J. Hughes and C. R. Grau. 2007. Quantifying Verticillium albo-atrum in resistant and susceptible alfalfa populations with real-time PCR. Phytopathology 97:1519-1525.


Singh, G., W. Chen, D. Rubiales, K. Moore, Y.R. Sharma. 2007. Diseases and their management. Book Chapter in Chickpea Breeding and Management. p. 497-519.


Yadav, S., M, Longnecker, F. Dusunceli, M. Bejica, M. Yadav, A. Rizi, M. Manahor, A. Reddy, Z. Xaxiao, W. Chen. 2007. Uses, consumption, and utilization. Book Chapter in Chickpea Breeding and Management. p. 72-100.


Yadav, S.S., B. Redden, W. Chen, and B. Sharma. 2007. Chickpea Breeding and Management (eds). Complete Book.


Vandemark, G. J. and J. J. Ariss. 2007. Examining interactions between legumes and Aphanomyces euteiches with real-time PCR. Australasian Plant Pathology 36: 102-108.


Chen, W. and C.R. Grau. 2006. Use of molecular markers to study host-pathogen co-evolution: A case study of the fungal pathogen Phialophora gregata. pp. 365-383. In: A.K. Sharma and A. Sharma (eds.), Plant Genome Biodiversity and Evolution. vol. 2. Science Publishers, Enfield, New Hampshire.


Chen, W., K.E. McPhee and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2005. Use of a mini-dome bioassay and grafting to study resistance of chickpea to ascochyta blight. Journal of Phytopathology 153:579-587.


Chen, C., P. Miller, F. Muehlbauer, K. Neill, D. Wichman, K.E. McPhee. 2006. Winter Peas and Lentil Response to Seeding Date and Micro- and Macro-Environments. Agronomy Journal 98:1655-1663.


Chen, W., T.C. Paulitz, K.E. McPhee and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2005. Field evaluation of seed treatment fungicides for control of root rot and damping-off in chickpea, 2004. Fungicide and Nematocide Tests 60 ST006. 


Infantino, A., M. Kharrat, L. Riccioni, C.J. Coyne, K.E. McPhee, N.J. Grunwald. 2006. Screening techniques and sources of resistance to root disease in cool season food legumes. Euphytica 147:201-221.


Muehlbauer, F.J., S. Cho, A. Sarker, K.E. McPhee, C.J. Coyne, P.N. Rajesh, R. Ford. 2006. Application of biotechnology in breeding lentil for resistance to biotic and abiotic stress. Euphytica 147:149-165.


Muehlbauer, F.J., S. Temple and W. Chen. 2006. Registration of 'Dylan' Chickpea. Crop Science 46:2705.


Tivoli, B., A. Baranger, C.M. Avila, S. Banniza, M. Barbetti, W.Chen, J. Davidson, K. Lindeck, M. Kharrat, D. Rubiales, M. Sadiki, J.C. Sillero, M. Sweetingham, and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2006. Screening techniques and sources of resistance to foliar diseases caused by major necrotrophic fungi in grain legumes. Euphytica 147:223-253.


White, D. and W. Chen. 2006. Genetic Transformation of Ascochyta rabiei using Agorbacterium-mediated transformation. Current Genetics 49:272-280.


Cho, S. W. Chen and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2005. Constitutive expression of the Flavanone 3-hydroxylase gene related to pathotype-specific Ascochyta blight resistance in Cicer arietinumL.  Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 67:100-107.


Loridon, K., K. McPhee, J. Morin, P. Dubreuil, M.L. Pilet-Nayel, G. Aubert, C. Rameau, A. Baranger, C. Coyne, I. Lejeune-Henaut, J. Burstin. 2005. Microsatellite marker polymorphism and mapping in pea (Pisum sativumL.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 111:1022-1031.


Meng, X.Q., C. Grau and W. Chen. 2005. Cultivar preference exhibited by two sympatric and genetically distinct populations of the soybean fungal pathogen phialophora gregata f. sp. sojae. Plant Pathology 54:180-188.


Sharma, K.D., W. Chen and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2005. Genetics of chickpea resistance to five races of Fusarium wilt and a concise set of race differentials for Fusarium oxysporumf. sp. ciceris. Plant Disease 89 (4):385-390.


Babadoost, M., W. Chen, T. Bratsch and C.E. Eastman. 2004. Verticillium Longisporum and Fusarium Solani: two new species in the coplex of internal discoloration of horseradish root. Plant Pathology 53:669-676.


Chen, W., C.J. Coyne, T. Peever and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. Characterization of chickpea differentials for pathogenicity assay of ascochyta blight and identification of chickpea accesssions resistant to Ascochyta rabiei. Plant Pathology 53:759-769.


Chen, W., K.E. McPhee and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. Field evaluation of fungicides in controlling ascochyta blight of chickpea, 2003. Fungicide and Nematocide Tests 59:FC071.


Chen, W., K.E. McPhee and F.J. Muhelbauer. 2004. Use of grafting to study chickpea resistance to ascochyta blight. International Chickpea and Pigeonpea Newsletter 11:39-41.


Chen, W., T.C. Paulitz, K.E. McPhee and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. Field evaluation of seed treatment fungicides for control of root rot and damping-off on chickpea, 2003. Fungicide and Nematocide Tests 29:ST071.


Cheng, M., K.E. McPhee and B.K. Baik. 2004. Bleaching of green peas and changes in enzyme activities of seeds under simulated climatic conditions. Journal of Food Science. 69(7):511-518.


Cho. S., W. Chen, F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. Pathotype-specific genetic factors in chickpea (Cicer arietinumL.) for quantitative resistance to Ascochyta blight. Journal of Theory and Applied Genetics 109:733-739.


Cho, S. and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. Genetic effect of differentially regulated fungal response genes on resistance to necrotrophic fungal pathogens in chickpea (Cicer arietinumL.). Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 64:57-66.


Kahraman, A., I. Kusmenoglu, N. Aydin, A. Aydogan, W. Erskine, and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. Genetics of winter hardiness in 10 lentil recombinant inbred line populations. Crop Science 44:5-12.


Kahraman, A., I. Kusmenoglu, N. Aydin, A. Aydogan, W. Erksine, and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. QTL mapping of winter hardiness genes in lentil. Crop Science 44:13-22.


McPhee, K.E., S. Gollash, H.E. Schroeder and T.J.V. Higgins. 2004. Gene technology in pea. In: Curtis, I.S., editor. Transgenic Crops of the World - Essential Protocols. The Netherlands: Kluwer. p. 351-359.


McPhee, K.E., P. Miller, C. Chen and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. Adaptation of winter legumes to direct seeding in northern climates. European Conference on Grain Legumes Proceedings. p. 55-56.


McPhee, K.E., and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. Registration of 'Stirling' Green Dry Pea. Crop Science 44:1868.


Muehlbauer, F.J. and W. Chen. 2004. Registration of 'Sierra' Chickpea. Crop Science 44:1864.


Muehlbauer, F.J. and K.E. McPhee. 2004. Registration of 'Merrit' Lentil. Crop Science 44:1487.


Muehlbauer, F.J. and K.E. MePhee. 2004. Registration of 'Pennell' Lentil. Crop Science 44:1448.


Paulitz, T.C., Dugan, F.M., Chen, W., Grunwald, N.J. 2004. First report of pythium irregulare on lentils in the United States. Plant Disease. 88 (3). p. 310.


Rajesh, P.N., C. Coyne, K. Meksem, K.D. Sharma, V. Gupta and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. Construction of first HindIII bacterial artificial chromosome library and its use in identification of clones associated with disease resistance in chickpea. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics 108:663-669.


Sharma, K.D., W. Chen and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. A consensus set of differential lines for identifying races of Fusarium oxysporum F. sp. ciceris. International Chickpea and Pigeonpea Newsletter 11:34-36.


Sharma, K.D., P. Winter and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. Molecular mapping of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. ciceris race 3 resistance gene in chickpea. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics 108:1243-1248.


Tekeoglu, M. and F.J. Muehlbauer. 2004. QTL analysis of ascochyta blight resistance in chickpea. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 28:183-187.

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