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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Beiquan Mou
Crop Improvement and Protection Research
Genetics

Phone: (831) 755-2893
Fax: (831) 755-2814

1636 E. ALISAL ST.
SALINAS , CA 93905

Projects
Characterizing and Breeding Drought Tolerance in Lettuce
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 428028
Genetic Enhancement of Lettuce, Spinach, Melon, and Related Species
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424945
Characterizing and Breeding Drought Tolerance in Lettuce
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 427826
Sustaining the Supply of High Quality Lettuce in Changing Technological and Climatic Environments
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 429914
Lettuce Cultivars with Improved Salad Processing Efficiency
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 430108
A Production System for High Value Crops at Risk from Downy Mildew: Integrating Detection, Breeding, Extension, and Education
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 430870
Lettuce Breeding and Genetics
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 426665
Spinach Breeding and Genetics
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 427064

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Association analysis and identification of SNP markers for Stemphylium leaf spot (Stemphylium botryosum f. sp. spinacia) resistance in spinach (Spinacia oleracea) -
Shi, A., Mou, B., Correll, J., Koike, S., Motes, D., Qin, J., Weng, Y., Yang, W. 2016. Association analysis and identification of SNP markers for Stemphylium leaf spot (Stemphylium botryosum f. sp. spinacia) resistance in spinach (Spinacia oleracea). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 7:1600-1611.
Genetic diversity and population structure of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) -
Xiong, H., Shi, A., Mou, B., Qin, J., Motes, D., Lu, W., Ma, J., Weng, Y., Yang, W. 2016. Genetic diversity and population structure of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp). PLoS One. 11(8):e0160941. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0160941.
Association analysis for oxalate concentration in spinach -
Shi, A., Mou, B., Correll, J.C. 2016. Association analysis for oxalate concentration in spinach. Euphytica. doi: 10.1007/s10681-016-1740-0.
Genetic diversity and association analysis of leafminer (Liriomyza langei) resistance in spinach (Spinacia oleracea) -
Shi, A., Mou, B. 2016. Genetic diversity and association analysis of leafminer (Liriomyza langei) resistance in spinach (Spinacia oleracea). Genome. 59:581-588.
Population structure analysis and association mapping of seed antioxidant content in USDA cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) core collection using SNPs -
Vermicompost affects soil properties and spinach growth, physiology, and nutritional value -
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2016. Vermicompost affects soil properties and spinach growth, physiology, and nutritional value. HortScience. 51:847-855.
Screening of lettuce germplasm for agronomic traits under low water conditions -
Eriksen, R.L., Knepper, C., Cahn, M.D., Mou, B. 2016. Screening of lettuce germplasm for agronomic traits under low water conditions. HortScience. 51(6):669-679.
Population structure and association analysis of bolting, plant height, and leaf erectness in spinach -
Chitwood, J., Shi, A., Mou, B., Evans, M., Clark, J., Motes, D., Chen, P., Hensley, D. 2016. Population structure and association analysis of bolting, plant height, and leaf erectness in spinach. HortScience. 51:481-486.
Nutritional value, bioactive compounds, and health benefits of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) -
Kim, M., Moon, Y., Tou, J.C., Mou, B., Waterland, N. 2016. Nutritional value, bioactive compounds, and health benefits of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.). Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 49:19-34. doi: 10.1016/j.jfca.2016.03.004.
Lettuce and spinach breeding -
Simko, I., Hayes, R.J., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D. 2016. Lettuce breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Board Annual Meeting. Available: http://calgreens.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Lettuce-Breeding-USDA-ARS-Simko-Mou-and-McCreight.pdf.
Association mapping of leaf traits in spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) -
Ma, J., Shi, A., Mou, B., Evans, M., Clark, J., Motes, D., Correll, J., Xiong, H., Qin, J., Chitwood, J., Weng, Y. 2016. Association mapping of leaf traits in spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.). Plant Breeding. 135:399-404.
Evaluation of cycloate followed by two-leaf stage phenmedipham application in fresh market spinach -
Lati, R.N., Mou, B., Rachuy, J.S., Fennimore, S.A. 2016. Evaluation of cycloate followed by two-leaf stage phenmedipham application in fresh market spinach. Weed Technology. doi: 10.1614/WT-D-15-00102.1.
De novo and comparative transcriptome analysis of cultivated and wild spinach -
Xu, C., Jiao, C., Zheng, Y., Sun, H., Liu, W., Cai, X., Wang, X., Liu, S., Xu, Y., Mou, B., Dai, S., Fei, Z., Wang, Q. 2015. De novo and comparative transcriptome analysis of cultivated and wild spinach. Scientific Reports. 5:17706. doi: 10.1038/srep17706.
Responses of spinach to salinity and nutrient deficiency in growth, physiology and nutritional value -
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2016. Responses of spinach to salinity and nutrient deficiency in growth, physiology and nutritional value. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 141:12-21.
Characterization of spinach germplasm for resistance against two races of Verticillium dahliae -
Mou, B., Klosterman, S.J., Anchieta, A.G., Wood, E.M., Subbarao, K. 2015. Characterization of spinach germplasm for resistance against two races of Verticillium dahliae. HortScience. 50:1631-1635.
Evaluation of lettuce genotypes for salinity tolerance -
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2015. Evaluation of lettuce genotypes for salinity tolerance. HortScience. 50:1441-1446.
Light intensity is the main factor affecting fresh market spinach tolerance for Phenmedipham -
Lati, R.N., Mou, B., Rachuy, J.S., Fennimore, S.A. 2016. Light intensity is the main factor affecting fresh market spinach tolerance for Phenmedipham. Weed Science. 64:146-153. doi: 10.1614/WS-D-15-00056.1.
Weed management in transplanted lettuce with Pendimethalin and S-metolachlor -
Lati, R.N., Mou, B., Rachuy, J.S., Smith, R.F., Dara, S.K., Daugovish, O., Fennimore, S.A. 2015. Weed management in transplanted lettuce with Pendimethalin and S-metolachlor. Weed Science. 29:827-834.
Red leaf lettuce breeding line with resistance to corky root, 06-810 -
Mou, B. 2015. Red leaf lettuce breeding line with resistance to corky root, 06-810. HortScience. 50:143-144.
Semi-high throughput screening for potential drought-tolerance in lettuce (Lactuca sativa) germplasm collections -
Knepper, C.P., Mou, B. 2015. Semi-high throughput screening for potential drought-tolerance in lettuce (Lactuca sativa) germplasm collections. Journal of Visualized Experiments. (98):e52492. doi: 10.3791/52492.
Characterization and performance of 16 new inbred lines of lettuce Reprint Icon -
Simko, I., Hayes, R.J., Bull, C.T., Mou, B., Luo, Y., Trent, M.A., Atallah, A.J., Ryder, E.J., Sideman, R.G. 2014. Characterization and performance of 16 new inbred lines of lettuce. HortScience. 49:679-687.
Evaluation of tribenuron-methyl on sulfonylurea herbicide tolerant lettuce germplasm -
Samtani, J.B., Rachuy, J.S., Mou, B., Fennimore, S.A. 2014. Evaluation of tribenuron-methyl on sulfonylurea herbicide tolerant lettuce germplasm. Weed Technology. 28(3):510-517.
Baby leaf lettuce germplasm enhancement: developing diverse populations with resistance to bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians -
Hayes, R.J., Trent, M.A., Mou, B., Simko, I., Gebben, S.J., Bull, C.T. 2014. Baby leaf lettuce germplasm enhancement: developing diverse populations with resistance to bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians. HortScience. 49:18–24.
Genome-wide association of 10 horticultural traits with expressed sequence tag-derived SNP markers in a collection of lettuce lines Reprint Icon -
Kwon, S.J., Simko, I., Hellier, B.C., Mou, B., Hu, J. 2013. Genome-wide association of 10 horticultural traits with expressed sequence tag-derived SNP markers in a collection of lettuce lines. The Crop Journal. 1(1):25-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.cj.2013.07.014.
Yield gains in leafy vegetables -
Simko, I., Hayes, R.J., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D. 2014. Yield gains in leafy vegetables. In: Smith, S., Diers, B., Specht, J., Carver, B., editors. Yield gains in major U.S. field crops. CSSA Special Publications 33. Madison, WI: American Society of Agronomy, Inc., Crop Science Society of America, Inc., and Soil Science Society of America, Inc. p. 53-86.
Evaluation of Lettuce Genotypes for Seed Thermotolerance -
Lafta, A.M., Mou, B. 2013. Evaluation of lettuce genotypes for seed thermotolerance. HortScience. 48:708-714.
Detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed -
Duressa, D., Rauscher, G.M., Koike, S.T., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2013. Detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. Acta Phytopathologica Sinica. 43 (supplement):245.
Vegetable cultivar descriptions for North America, List 27 -
Wehner, T.C., Mou, B. 2013. Vegetable cultivar descriptions for North America, List 27. HortScience. 48:245-286.
Colonization of spinach by Verticillium dahliae and effects of pathogen localization on the efficacy of seed treatments -
Maruthachalam, K., Klosterman, S.J., Anchieta, A.G., Mou, B., Subbarao, K.V. 2013. Colonization of spinach by Verticillium dahliae and effects of pathogen localization on the efficacy of seed treatments. Phytopathology. 103:268-280.
Nutritional Quality of Lettuce -
Mou, B. 2012. Nutritional quality of lettuce. Current Nutrition and Food Science. 8:177-187.
Asia’s Indigenous Horticultural Crops: An Introduction -
Mou, B., Wang, G. 2012. Asia’s indigenous horticultural crops: an introduction. HortScience. 47:819-820.
A real-time PCR assay for detection and quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed -
Duressa, D.O., Rauscher, G.M., Koike, S.T., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2012. A real-time PCR assay for detection and quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. Phytopathology. 102:443-451.
Effects of beet necrotic yellow vein virus in spinach cultivars -
Mou, B., Richardson, K.L., Benzen, S.D., Liu, H. 2012. Effects of beet necrotic yellow vein virus in spinach cultivars. Plant Disease. 96:618-622.
Mutations in Lettuce Improvement. -
Mou, B. 2012. Mutations in Lettuce Improvement. International Journal of Plant Genomics. doi:10.1155/2011/723518.
Green leaf lettuce breeding lines with resistance to corky root, 06-831 and 06-833. -
Mou, B. 2011. Green leaf lettuce breeding lines with resistance to corky root, 06-831 and 06-833. HortScience. 46:1324-1325.
Development of a qPCR assay for quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. -
Duressa, D.O., Rauscher, G.M., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Koike, S.T., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2011. Development of a qPCR assay for quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed.Phytopathology. 101:S46.
Transgenic horticultural crops: challenges and opportunities -
Mou, B., Scorza, R. 2011. Transgenetic horticultural crops: challenges and opportunities. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. 364 p.
Improvement of horticultural crops for abiotic stress tolerance. An Introduction -
Mou, B. 2011. Improvement of horticultural crops for abiotic stress tolerance. An Introduction. HortScience. 46(8):1068-1069.
A qPCR assay for detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. -
Rauscher, G.M., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Koike, S.T., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2010. A qPCR assay for detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed.. Phytopathology. 100:S107.
MU06-857, a Green Leaf Lettuce Breeding Line with Resistance to Leafminer and Lettuce Mosaic Virus. -
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J. 2010. MU06-857, a Green Leaf Lettuce Breeding Line with Resistance to Leafminer and Lettuce Mosaic Virus. HortScience. 45: 666-667.
First report of Beet necrotic yellow vein virus infecting spinach in California. -
Liu, H., Mou, B., Richardson, K.L., Koike, S.T. 2010. First report of Beet necrotic yellow vein virus infecting spinach in California. Plant Disease. 94:640.
Nutrient Content of Lettuce and its Improvement -
Mou, B. 2009. Nutrient Content of Lettuce and its Improvement. Current Nutrition and Food Science 5:242-248.
Spinach: A new natural host of Impatiens necrotic spot virus in California. -
Liu, H., Sears, J.L., Mou, B. 2009. Spinach: A new natural host of Impatiens necrotic spot virus in California.. Plant Disease 93:673, 2009
Screening for Resistance to Leaf Spot Diseases of Spinach. -
Mou, B., Koike, S.T., Du Toit, L.J. Screening for Resistance to Leaf Spot Diseases of Spinach.. HortScience 43(6):1706-1710.2008.
SCREENING FOR RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINER IN SPINACH -
Mou, B. Screening for resistance to leafminer in spinach. HortScience Vol. 43(6) October 2008.
Evaluation of Oxalate Concentration in the U.S. Spinach Germplasm Collection -
Mou, B. Evaluation of Oxalate Concentration in the U.S. Spinach Germplasm Collection. HortScience 43(6):1690-1693.2008.
LEAFMINER-RESISTANT SPINACH GERMPLASM 03-04-63 -
Mou, B. 2007. Leafminer-resistant spinach germplasm 03-04-63. HortScience. Vol. 42(7):1717-1718.
CRISPHEAD BREEDING LINES WITH RESISTANCES TO CORKY ROOT AND LETTUCE MOSAIC -
Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Ryder, E.J. 2007. Crisphead breeding lines with resistances to corky root and lettuce mosaic. HortScience. 42:701-703.
Release of Spinach Germplasm With Resistance to Leafminers -
Mou, B. 2006. Release of Spinach Germplasm With Resistance to Leafminers. Germplasm Release. Release of line 03-04-63. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Agri. Research Service.
LEAFMINER-RESISTANT SPINACH GERMPLASM 03-04-9. -
Mou, B. 2007. Leafminer-resistant spinach germplasm 03-04-9. HortScience. 42:699-700.
GENETIC DIVERSITY OF 38 SPINACH (SPINACIA OLERACEA L.) GERMPLASM ACCESSIONS AND TEN COMMERCIAL HYBRIDS ASSESSED BY TRAP MARKERS -
Hu, J., Mou, B., Vick, B.A. 2007. Genetic diversity of 38 spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) germplasm accessions and 10 commercial hybrids assessed by TRAP markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 54:1667-1674.
SCREENING FOR RESISTANCE TO STEMPHYLIUM LEAF SPOT OF SPINACH -
Mou, B., Koike, S., Du Toit, L. 2006. Screening for resistance to stemphylium leaf spot of spinach. Proceedings of the 2006 International Spinach Conference. July 13-14, La Conner, WA.
LETTUCE -
Mou, B. 2008. Lettuce. Handbook of Plant Breeding, Vol. I, Vegetables I, Asteraceae, Brassicaceae, Chenopodicaceae, and Cucurbitaceae, J. Prohens and F. Nuez, ed., Springer, New York, p. 75-116.
ASSESSING GENETIC DIVERSITY OF SPINACH (SPINACIA OLERACEA L.) GERMPLASM USING TRAP MARKERS -
Hu, J., Mou, B., Vick, B.A. 2006. Assessing genetic diversity of spinach germplasm using TRAP markers [abstract]. American Society for Horticultural Science 2006 Annual Conference, July 27-30, 2006, New Orleans, LA. Available: http://ashs.org/annualmeeting/conference/display2.lasso?id=ASHS-1448-gkb-06
NOTICE OF RELEASE OF SPINACH GERMPLASM WITH RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINERS -
Mou, B. 2006. Notice of release of spinach germplasm with resistance to leafminers. Germplasm Release. Breeding line 03-04-9. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Agricultural Research Service.
RELEASE OF CRISPHEAD LETTUCE GERMPLASM WITH RESISTANCES TO CORKY ROOT AND LETTUCE MOSAIC -
Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Ryder, E.J. 2006. Release of crisphead lettuce germplasm with resistances to corky root and lettuce mosaic. Germplasm Release. Release of seven breeding lines of crisphead lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Agri. Research Service.
LEAFMINER RESISTANCE IN SPINACH -
Mou, B. 2005. Leafminer resistance in spinach. National Spinach Conference. November 16-17, 2005 Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
GENETIC VARIATION OF BETA-CAROTENE AND LUTEIN CONTENTS IN LETTUCE -
Mou, B. 2005. Genetic Variation of Beta-carotene and Lutein Contents in Lettuce. Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science. 130(6):870-876.
SCREENING AND BREEDING FOR LEAFMINER RESISTANCE IN SPINACH -
Mou, B. 2005. Screening and Breeding for Leafminer Resistance in Spinach. HortScience 40(4):1114-1115.
SCREENING FOR NEW SOURCES OF RESISTANCE TO CORKY ROOT IN LETTUCE -
Mou, B., Bull, C.T. 2004. Screening for new sources of resistance to corky root in lettuce. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 129(5):712-716.
RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINERS IN LETTUCE -
Mou, B., Liu, Y. Resistance to leafminers in lettuce. HortScience. 2004. v. 39 (4). p. 766.
EFFECT OF NITROGEN, PHOSPHORUS, AND POTASSIUM FERTILIZATION ON NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION OF LETTUCE -
Hoque, M., Ajwa, H., Mou, B. Effect of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilization on nutritional composition of lettuce. Hortscience. 2004. v. 39(4). p. 872.
GENETIC VARIATION OF CAROTENOID CONTENT IN LETTUCE -
Mou, B. 2004. Genetic variation of carotenoid content in lettuce. Lettuce Workshop and Leafy Vegetable 17th International Conference. August 28-31. 2004. Montral, Quebec, Canada. No page numbers.
HOST PLANT RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINERS IN LETTUCE -
Mou, B., Liu, Y. Host plant resistance to leafminers in lettuce. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 2004. v. 129(3):383-388.
SCREENING AND BREEDING FOR RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINER IN SPINACH -
Mou, B. Screening and breeding for resistance to leafminer in spinach. Abstracts of the National Spinach Conference, Fayetteville, AR. 2003. p. 32.
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE NUTRIONAL VALUE AND THE HEAD STRUCTURE OF LETTUCE -
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J. 2004. Relationship between the nutrional value and the head structure of lettuce. Horticultural International Congress Proceedings. Acta Horticulturae 637:361-367.
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE NUTRITIONAL VALUE AND THE HEAD STRUCTURE OF LETTUCE -
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J. Relationship between the nutritional value & the head structure of lettuce. Acta Horticulturae. 2004. v. 637. p. 361-367.
BREEDING FOR RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINER IN LETTUCE -
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J., Tanaka, J., Liu, Y.B., Chaney, W.E. 2004. Breeding for Resistance to Leafminer in Lettuce. Acta Horticulturae. 2004. v. 637. p. 57-62.
SCREENING AND BREEDING FOR RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINER (KIRIOMYZA LANGEI) IN LETTUCE AND SPINACH. -
In: Th. J.L. van Hintum, A. Lebeda, D.A. Pink & J.W. Schut (eds). Proceedings of the Eucarpia mtg. on leafy vegetables, genetics & breeding. Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands, March 19-21, 2003. Centre for Genetic Resources, The Netherlands (CGN), Wageningen, The Netherlands, p. 43-47.
LEAFMINER RESISTANCE IN LETTUCE -
Mou, B., Liu, Y., Leafminer resistance in lettuce. Hortscience. 2003. v. 38(4). p. 570-572.
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