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Marilyn Warburton
Corn Host Plant Resistance Research
Research Geneticist

Phone: (662) 325-7996
Fax: (662) 325-8441
Room 345
DORMAN HALL - STONE BLVD.
MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS, 39762

Projects
Genetic Improvement of Maize with Enhanced Resistance to Aflatoxin and Insects
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424767
Technical Services, Collaborative Research and Cooperative Activities with the United States Agency for International Development, Phase III
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426146
Identification of Genes Associated with Resistance To Aspergillus flavus Infection and Aflatoxin Accumulation in Maize
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421477
New Statistical Tools to Study Aflatoxin Genetic Resistance in Maize
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423572
Aflatoxin Genetic Resistance in Maize
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423598
Breeding and Mapping of Aflatoxin Genetic Resistance in Maize
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423905

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
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)
Quantitative Trait Loci for Resistance to Aspergillus Ear Rot: Analysis by Linkage Mapping, Characterization of Near-Isogenic Lines and Meta-Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mideros, S., Warburton, M.L., Jamann, T., Windham, G.L., Williams, W.P., Nelson, R. 2014. Quantitative Trait Loci Influencing Mycotoxin Contamination of Maize: Analysis by Linkage Mapping, Characterization of Near-Isogenic Lines and Meta-Analysis. Crop Science. 54:127-142.
Genome-wide association analysis for non agronomic traits in maize under well-watered and water-stressed conditions. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, Y., Warburton, M.L., Sawkins, M., Zhang, X., Setter, T., Xu, Y., Grudloyma, P., Gethi, J., Ribaut, J., Li, W., Zhang, X., Zheng, Y., Yan, J. 2013. Genome-wide association analysis for non agronomic traits in maize under well-watered and water-stressed conditions.. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. DOI 10.1007/s00122-013-2158-x.
Characterization of a maize association mapping panel for new sources of Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin accumulation resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Warburton, M.L., Williams, W.P., Windham, G.L., Murray, S., Xu, W., Hawkins, L.K., Franco, J. 2013. Phenotypic and genetic characterization of a maize association mapping panel developed for identification of new sources of resistance to Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin accumulation. Crop Science. 53:2374-2383.
Development of a gene - based marker correlated to reduced aflatoxin accumulation in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mylroie, J.E., Warburton, M.L., Wilkinson, J.R. 2013. Development of a gene - based marker correlated to reduced aflatoxin accumulation in maize. Euphytica. 194:431-441.
Natural variation in the sequence of PSY1 enhances provitamin A biofortification of yellow maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, Z., Chai, Y., Zhou, Y., Yang, X., Warburton, M.L., Xu, S., Cai, Y., Zhang, D., Li, J., Yan, J. 2012. Natural variation in the sequence of PSY1 and frequency of favorable polymorphisms among tropical and temperate maize germplasm. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 126(4):923-935.
Confirming QTL for aflatoxin resistance from Mp313E in different genetic backgrounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Willcox, M., Davis, G., Warburton, M.L., Windham, G.L., Abbas, H.K., Betran, J., Holland, J.B., Williams, W.P. 2013. Confirming quantitative trait loci for aflatoxin resistance from Mp313E in different genetic backgrounds. Molecular Breeding. 32(1):15-26.
Characterization of genetic diversity and linkage disequilibrium of ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 loci in maize. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De La Fuente, G.N., Murray, S., Isakeit, T., Park, Y., Yan, Y., Warburton, M.L., Kolomiets, M.V. 2013. Characterization of genetic diversity and linkage disequilibrium of ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 loci in maize. PLoS One. 8(1):e53973. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053973.
Comparison of the performance of synthetic maize varieties created based on genetic distance or general combining ability of the parent - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Narro, L., Franco, J.D., George, M.L., Arcos, A.L., Osorio, K., Warburton, M.L. 2013. Comparison of the performance of synthetic maize varieties created based on genetic distance or general combining ability of the parent. Maydica. 57:83-91.
Genome-wide association study dissects the genetic architecture of oil biosynthesis and accumulation in maize kernel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hui, L., Yang, X., Wang, W., Peng, Z., Fu, J., Han, Y., Chai, Y., Guo, T., Yang, N., Liu, J., Warburton, M.L., Chen, Y., Hao, X., Zhang, P., Liu, Y., Li, J., Wang, G., Yan, J. 2012. Genome-wide association study dissects the genetic architecture of oil biosynthesis and accumulation in maize kernel. Nature Genetics. 45(1):43-50. doi:10.1038/ng.2484.
Molecular characterization of diverse CIMMYT maize inbred lines from eastern and southern Africa using single nucleotide polymorphic markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Semagn, K., Magorokosho, C., Vivek, B.S., Makumbi, D., Beyene, Y., Mugo, S., Prasanna, B.M., Warburton, M.L. 2012. Molecular characterization of diverse CIMMYT maize inbred lines from eastern and southern Africa using single nucleotide polymorphic markers. BioMed Central (BMC) Genetics. 13:113. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-113.
An 11-bp insertion in Zea mays FatB reduces the palmitate content of fatty acids in maize grain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, L., Li, H., Li, Q., Yang, X., Zheng, D., Warburton, M.L., Chai, Y., Zhang, P., Guo, Y., Yan, J., Li, J. 2011. An 11-bp insertion in Zea mays fatB reduces the palmitate acid content of fatty acids in maize grain. PLoS One. 6 (e24699):1-12.
A public platform for the verification of the phenotypic effect of candidate genes for resistance to aflatoxin accumulation and Aspergillus flavus infection in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Warburton, M.L., Williams, W.P., Hawkins, L., Bridges, S., Gresham, C., Harper, J., Ozkan, S., Mylroie, J.E., Shan, X. 2011. A public platform for the verification of the phenotypic effect of candidate genes for resistance to aflatoxin accumulation and Aspergillus flavus infection in maize. Toxins. 3:754-765.
Association Mapping for Enhancing Maize Genetic Improvement - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, J., Warburton, M.L., Crouch, J. 2011. Association mapping for enhancing maize genetic improvement. Crop Science. 51:433-449.
Gene Flow Among Different Teosinte Taxa and Into the Domesticated Maize Gene Pool - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Warburton, M.L., Wilkes, G., Taba, S., Charcosset, A., Mir, C., Dumas, F., Madur, D., Dreisigacker, S., Bedoya, C., Prasanna, B.M., Xie, C.X., Hearne, S., Franco, J. 2011. Gene flow among different teosinte taxa and into the domesticated maize gene pool. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 58:1243-1261.
Genetic Association Mapping Identifies Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Genes that Affect Abscisic Acid Levels in Maize Floral Tissues During Drought - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Setter, T.L., Yan, J., Warburton, M.L., Ribaut, J., Xu, Y., Sawkins, M., Buckler, E.S., Zhang, Z., Gore, M.A. 2010. Genetic association mapping identifies single nucleotide polymorphisms in genes that affect abscisic acid levels in maize floral tissues during drought. Journal of Experimental Botany. 62:701-716. doi:10.1093/jxb/erq308.
Integrated database for identifying candate genes for Aspergillus flavus resistance in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelley, R.Y., Gresham, C., Harper, J., Bridges, S.M., Warburton, M.L., Hawkins, L.K., Pechanova, O., Peethambaran, B., Pechan, T., Luthe, D.S., Mylroie, J.E., Ankala, A., Ozkan, S., Henry, W.B., Williams, W.P. 2010. Integrated database for identifying candidate genes for Aspergillus flavus resistance in maize. BMC Bioinformatics. 11(6):S25.
Relationship, Evolutionary Fate and Function of Two Maize Co-orthologs of Rice GW2 Associated with Kernel Size and Weight - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Q., Li, L., Yang, X., Warburton, M.L., Bai, G., Dai, J., Li, J., Yan, J. 2010. Relationship, evolutionary fate and function of two maize co-orthologs of rice GW2 associated with kernel size and weight. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 10:143-157.
Discovery and Characterization of Proteins Associated with Aflatoxin-Resistance: Evaluating Their Potential as Breeding Markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.-Y, Warburton, M., Luo, M., Menkir, A., Fakhoury, A., Bhatnagar, D. 2010. Discovery and Characterization of Proteins Associated with Aflatoxin-Resistance: Evaluating Their Potential as Breeding Markers. Toxins. 2(4):919-933.
Identification of QTL contributing resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Warburton, M.L., Brooks, T.D., Windham, G.L., Williams, W.P. 2011. Identification of novel QTL contributing resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in maize. Molecular Breeding. 27:491-499.
Genetic analysis and characterization of a new maize association mapping panel for quantitative trait loci dissesction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, X., Yan, J., Shah, T., Warburton, M.L., Li, Q., Li, L., Gao, Y., Chai, Y., Fu, Z., Zhou, Y., Xu, S., Bai, G., Yijiang, M., Zheng, Y., Li, J. 2010. Genetic Analysis and Characterization of a New Maize Association Mapping Panel for Quantitative Trait Loci Dissesction. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 121:417-431.
Rare Genetic Variation at Zea mays crtRB1 Increases B-Carotene in Maize Grain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, J., Kandianis, C.B., Haries, C.E., Bai, L., Kim, E., Yang, X., Skinner, D., Fu, Z., Mitchell, S., Li, Q., Fernandez, M., Zaharieva, M., Babu, R., Fu, Y., Palacios, N., Li, J., DellaPenna, D., Brutnell, T., Buckler, E.S., Warburton, M.L., Rocheford, T. 2010. Rare Genetic Variation at Zea mays crtRB1 Increases B-carotene in Maize Grain. Nature Genetics. 42:322-329.
Molecular marker-assisted breeding for maize improvement in Asia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasanna, B.M., Pixley, K., Warburton, M.L., Xie, C. 2010. Molecular marker-assisted breeding for maize improvement in Asia. Molecular Breeding. 26:339-356.
Genetic Characterization and Linkage Disequilibrium Estimation of a Global Maize Collection Using SNP Markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, J., Shah, T., Warburton, M.L., Buckler IV, E.S., McMullen, M.D., Crouch, J. 2009. Genetic Characterization and Linkage Disequilibrium Estimation of a Global Maize Collection Using SNP Markers. PLoS One. 4:1-14.
Microarray-Based Mapping for the Detection of Molecular Markers in Response to Aspergillus flavus Infection in Susceptible and Resistant Maize Lines - (Abstract Only)
Kelley, R.Y., Ankala, A., Sakhanokho, H.F., Mylroie, J.E., Boykin, D.L., Bridges, S., Thanthiriwatte, C., Hawkins, L.K., Windham, G.L., Warburton, M.L., Williams, W.P. 2009. Microarray-Based Mapping for the Detection of Molecular Markers in Response to Aspergillus flavus Infection in Susceptible and Resistant Maize Lines. Aflatoxin Workshop.
Cloning and Characterization of a Putative GS3 Ortholog Involved in Maize Kernel Development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Q., Yang, X., Bai, G., Warburton, M.L., Mahuku, G., Gore, M., Dai, J., Li, J., Yan, J. 2010. Cloning and Characterization of a Putative GS3 Ortholog Involved in Maize Kernel Development. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 120:753-763.
High-throughput SNP genotyping with the GoldenGate assay in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, J., Yang, X., Shah, T., Sanchez-Viellda, H., Li, J., Warburton, M.L., Zhou, Y., Jonathan, J., Xu, Y. 2010. High-throughput SNP Genotyping with the GoldenGate Assay in Maize. Molecular Breeding. 25:441-451.
Toward Cost-Effective Fingerprinting Methodology to Distinguish Maize Open-Pollinated Varieties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Warburton, M.L., Setimela, P., Franco, J., Cordova, H., Pixley, K., Banziger, M., Dreisigacker, S., Bedoya, C., Macrobert, J. 2010. Toward a Cost-Effective Fingerprinting Methodology to Distinguish Maize Open-Pollinated Varieties. Crop Science. 50:467-477.
Nucelotide Diversity and Molecular Evolution of the PSY1 Gene in Zea mays Compared to some Other Grass Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, Z.Y., Yan, J.B., Zheng, Y.P., Warburton, M.L., Crouch, J.H., Li, J.S. 2010. Nucelotide Diversity and Molecular Evolution of the PSY1 Gene in Zea mays Compared to some Other Grass Species. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 120:709-720.
Identification and mapping of new sources of resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Warburton, M.L., Brooks, T.D., Krakowsky, M.D., Shan, X., Windham, G.L., Williams, W.P. 2009. Identification and mapping of new sources of resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in maize. Crop Science. 49:1403-1408.
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