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Beiquan Mou
Crop Improvement and Protection Research
Research Geneticist (Plants)

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

1636 E. ALISAL ST.
SALINAS, CA 93905
Projects
Genetics and Breeding of Lettuce, Spinach, Melon, and Related Species to Improve Production and Consumer-related Traits
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434549
Understanding the Role of Lettuce Leaf Lipid Composition in Salinity Tolerance
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 437614
Sustaining the Supply of High Quality Lettuce in Changing Technological and Climatic Environments
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 429914
A Production System for High Value Crops at Risk from Downy Mildew: Integrating Detection, Breeding, Extension, and Education
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 430870
Developing Genetic and Molecular Resources to Improve Spinach Production and Management
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 433835
Identification of Baby Leaf Lettuce Varieties and Genes for Rapid and Uniform Growth, High Quality, and Disease Resistance
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 433962
Investigating the Role of Roots in Breeding for Drought Tolerance and Nutrient Efficiency in Lettuce
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 434000
Spinach Breeding and Genetics
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 436489

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genome-wide identification and expression analysis of the CBF/DREB1 gene family in lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, S., Shi, A., Mou, B. 2020. Genome-wide identification and expression analysis of the CBF/DREB1 gene family in lettuce. Scientific Reports. 10:5733. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-62458-1.
Transcriptional analyses of differential cultivars during resistant and susceptible interactions with Peronospora effusa, the causal agent of spinach downy mildew Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandel, S.L., Hulse-Kemp, A.M., Stoffel, K., Koike, S.T., Shi, A., Mou, B., Van Deynze, A., Klosterman, S.J. 2020. Transcriptional analyses of differential cultivars during resistant and susceptible interactions with Peronospora effusa, the causal agent of spinach downy mildew. Scientific Reports. 10:6719. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-63668-3.
Genetic diversity, linkage disequilibrium and genome-wide association studies in lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Sthapit Kandel, J., Mou, B., Simko, I., Hayes, R.J. 2020. Genetic diversity, linkage disequilibrium and genome-wide association studies in lettuce. Plant and Animal Genome Conference, January 11-15, 2020, San Diego, California.
Phenomic and physiological analysis of salinity effects on lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, N.D., Simko, I., Mou, B. 2019. Phenomic and physiological analysis of salinity effects on lettuce. Sensors. 19(21):4814. https://doi.org/10.3390/s19214814.
Lettuce and spinach breeding ()
Simko, I., McCreight, J.D., Mou, B., Richardson, K.L. 2019. Lettuce and spinach breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Mid-Year Meeting, October 8, 2019, Salinas, California.
Evaluation of biopesticides for managing downy mildew of spinach in organic production systems in 2017 and 2018 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandel, S.L., Subbarao, K.V., Shi, A., Mou, B., Klosterman, S.J. 2019. Evaluation of biopesticides for managing downy mildew of spinach in organic production systems in 2017 and 2018. Plant Disease Management Reports. 13:V171.
Genetic diversity analysis of olive germplasm (Olea europaea L.) with genotyping-by-sequencing technology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, S., Niu, E., Shi, A., Mou, B. 2019. Genetic diversity analysis of olive germplasm (Olea europaea L.) with genotyping-by-sequencing technology. Frontiers in Genetics. 10:755. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.00755.
A simple and cost-effective approach for salt tolerance evaluation in cowpea (Vigna unguiculate) seedlings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravelombola, W., Qin, J., Weng, Y., Mou, B., Shi, A. 2019. A simple and cost-effective approach for salt tolerance evaluation in cowpea (Vigna unguiculate) seedlings. HortScience. 54(8):1280-1287. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14065-19.
Trends in lettuce and spinach production in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Simko, I., Mou, B., Richardson, K.L., McCreight, J.D. 2019. Trends in lettuce and spinach production in the United States. EUCARPIA Leafy Vegetables International Conference, June 24-28, 2019, Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Variation in nutrient contents and retention in fresh-cut lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Sthapit Kandel, J., Mou, B., Simko, I., Hayes, R.J. 2019. Variation in nutrient contents and retention in fresh-cut lettuce. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference, July 21-25, 2019, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Lettuce and Spinach Breeding ()
Simko, I., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D., Richardson, K.L. 2019. Lettuce and Spinach Breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Meeting, March 19, 2019, Pismo Beach, CA.
Transcriptional analysis of spinach cultivars during resistant and susceptible interactions with the downy mildew pathogen, Peronospora effusa - (Abstract Only)
Kandel, S.L., Hulse-Kemp, A., Mou, B., Van Deynze, A., Klosterman, S.J. 2019. Transcriptional analysis of spinach cultivars during resistant and susceptible interactions with the downy mildew pathogen, Peronospora effusa. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, August 3-7, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio. Available: https://apsnet.confex.com/apsnet/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/14429.
Understanding salt tolerance in lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Adhikari, N.D., Soria, A., Simko, I., Mou, B. 2019. Understanding salt tolerance in lettuce. American Society of Horticultural Science Annual Meeting, July 21-25, 2019, Las Vegas, NV.
Change in chlorophyll content over time well-differentiated salt-tolerant, moderately salt-tolerant, and salt-susceptible cowpea genotypes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dong, L., Ravelombola, W., Weng, Y., Qin, J., Zhou, W., Bhattarai, G., Zia, B., Yang, W., Shi, L., Mou, B., Shi, A. 2019. Change in chlorophyll content over time well-differentiated salt-tolerant, moderately salt-tolerant, and salt-susceptible cowpea genotypes. HortScience. 54(9):1477-1484. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13889-19.
Seedling salt tolerance for above ground-related traits in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dong, L., Ravelombola, W., Weng, Y., Qin, J., Bhattarai, G., Zia, B., Zhou, W., Wang, Y., Mou, B., Shi, A. 2019. Seedling salt tolerance for above ground-related traits in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp). Euphytica. 215:53. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-019-2379-4.
Spinach downy mildew: Advances in our understanding of the disease cycle and prospects for disease management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandel, S.L., Mou, B., Shishkoff, N., Shi, A., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2019. Spinach downy mildew: Advances in our understanding of the disease cycle and prospects for disease management. Plant Disease. 103:791-803. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-10-18-1720-FE.
Comparative genomics of downy mildews reveals potential adaptations to biotrophy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fletcher, K., Klosterman, S.J., Derevnina, L., Martin, F.N., Bertier, L.D., Koike, S.T., Chin-Wo-Reyes, S., Mou, B., Michelmore, R. 2018. Comparative genomics of downy mildews reveals potential adaptations to biotrophy. BMC Genomics. 19:851. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-018-5214-8.
Investigation on various above-ground traits to identify drought tolerance in cowpea seedlings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravelombola, W., Shi, A., Qin, J., Weng, Y., Bhattarai, G., Zia, B., Zhou, W., Mou, B. 2018. Investigation on various above-ground traits to identify drought tolerance in cowpea seedlings. HortScience. 53(12):1757-1765. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13278-18.
Chitosan as soil amendments affects lettuce growth, photochemical efficiency and gas exchange Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2018. Chitosan as soil amendments affects lettuce growth, photochemical efficiency and gas exchange. HortTechnology. 28(4):476-480. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH04032-18.
Screening of seed soluble sugar content in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weng, Y.J., Revelombola, W.S., Yang, W., Qin, J., Zhou, W., Wang, Y.-J., Mou, B., Shi, A.N. 2018. Screening of seed soluble sugar content in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 9:1455-1466. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2018.97106.
Understanding salt tolerance in lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Adhikari, N.D., Whitten, D., Soria, A., Simko, I., Mou, B. 2018. Understanding salt tolerance in lettuce. American Society of Horticultural Science Annual Meeting, July 31-August 3, 2018, Washington, DC.
Genome-wide association mapping of loci for the rate of deterioration in fresh-cut lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Sthapit, J., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Simko, I. 2018. Genome-wide association mapping of loci for the rate of deterioration in fresh-cut lettuce. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting, July 14-18, 2018, Montreal, Canada.
Lettuce and spinach breeding ()
Simko, I., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D. 2018. Lettuce and spinach breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Annual Meeting, March 27, 2018, Pismo Beach, California.
Genome-wide association mapping of deterioration in fresh-cut lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Sthapit, J., Mou, B., Simko, I., Hayes, R.J. 2018. Genome-wide association mapping of deterioration in fresh-cut lettuce. American Society of Horticultural Science Annual Meeting, July 31-August 3, 2018, Washington, DC.
Release of three iceberg lettuce populations that combined resistance to two soil borne diseases Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hayes, R.J., Sandoya, G., Mou, B., Simko, I., Subbarao, K.V. 2018. Release of three iceberg lettuce populations that combined resistance to two soil borne diseases. HortScience. 53(2):247-250. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI12559-17.
Genetic differentiation and diversity upon genotype and phenotype in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiong, H., Qin, J., Shi, A., Mou, B., Wu, D., Sun, J., Shu, X., Wang, Z., Lu, W., Ma, J., Weng, Y., Yang, W. 2018. Genetic differentiation and diversity upon genotype and phenotype in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.). Euphytica. 214:4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-017-2088-9.
Genetic diversity and population structure analysis of spinach by single-nucleotide polymorphisms identified through genotyping-by-sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, A., Qin, J., Mou, B., Correll, J., Weng, Y., Brenner, D., Feng, C., Motes, D., Yang, W., Dong, L., Bhattarai, G., Ravelombola, W. 2017. Genetic diversity and population structure analysis of spinach by single-nucleotide polymorphisms identified through genotyping-by-sequencing. PLoS One. 12(11):e0188745. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188745.
Genetic diversity and association mapping of mineral element concentrations in spinach leaves Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Shi, A., Mou, B., Grusak, M.A., Weng, Y., Ravelombola, W., Bhattarai, G., Dong, L., Yang, W. 2017. Genetic diversity and association mapping of mineral element concentrations in spinach leaves. BMC Genomics. 18:941. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-017-4297-y.
Lettuce and spinach breeding ()
Simko, I., McCreight, J.D., Mou, B. 2017. Lettuce and spinach breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Annual Meeting. October 10, 2017, Salinas, California.
Association analysis of salt tolerance in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) at germination and seedling stages Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravelombola, S., Shi, A., Weng, Y., Mou, B., Motes, D., Clark, J., Chen, P., Srivastava, V., Qin, J., Dong, L., Yang, W., Bhattarai, G., Sugihara, Y. 2018. Association analysis of salt tolerance in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) at germination and seedling stages. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 131(1):79-91. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-017-2987-0.
Drench application of fish-derived protein hydrolysates affects lettuce growth, chlorophyll content, and gas exchange - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2017. Drench application of fish-derived protein hydrolysates affects lettuce growth, chlorophyll content, and gas exchange. HortTechnology. 27:539-543.
Lettuce breeding ()
Simko, I., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D. 2017. Lettuce breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Board. Available: http://calgreens.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Lettuce-Breeding-USDA-ARS-Simko-Mou-and-McCreight.pdf.
Genome-wide association study for lettuce cultivars with improved salad processing efficiency - (Abstract Only)
Sthapit, J.K., Mou, B., Simko, I., Hayes, R.J. 2017. Genome-wide association study for lettuce cultivars with improved salad processing efficiency. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Meeting, September 19-22, 2017, Waikoloa, Hawaii.
Lettuce and spinach breeding - (Abstract Only)
Simko, I., McCreight, J.D., Mou, B. 2017. Lettuce and spinach breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Annual Meeting. March 14, 2017, Pismo Beach, California.
Draft genome of spinach and transcriptome diversity of 120 Spinacia accessions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Jiao, C., Sun, H., Cai, X., Wang, X., Ge, C., Zheng, Y., Liu, W., Sun, X., Xu, Y., Deng, J., Zhang, Z., Huang, S., Dai, S., Mou, B., Wang, Q., Fei, Z., Wang, Q. 2017. Draft genome of spinach and transcriptome diversity of 120 Spinacia accessions. Nature Communications. 8:15275. doi: 10.1038/ncomms15275.
Association mapping of aphid resistance in USDA cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) core collection using SNPs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Shi, A., Mou, B., Bhattarai, G., Yang, W., Weng, Y., Motes, D. 2017. Association mapping of aphid resistance in USDA cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) core collection using SNPs. Euphytica. 213:36. doi: 10.1007/s10681-016-1830-z.
Short-term effects of composted cattle manure or cotton burr on growth, physiology and phytochemical of spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2016. Short-term effects of composted cattle manure or cotton burr on growth, physiology and phytochemical of spinach. HortScience. 51:1517-1523. doi: 10.21273/HORTSCI11099-16.
Field evaluation of green and red leaf lettuce genotypes in the Imperial, San Joaquin, and Salinas Valleys of California for heat tolerance and extension of the growing seasons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafta, A., Turini, T., Sandoya, G.V., Mou, B. 2017. Field evaluation of green and red leaf lettuce genotypes in the Imperial, San Joaquin, and Salinas Valleys of California for heat tolerance and extension of the growing seasons. HortScience. 52:40-48.
Lettuce and spinach breeding - (Proceedings)
Simko, I., McCreight, J.D., Mou, B., Klosterman, S.J. 2016. Lettuce and spinach breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Mid-Year Meeting. October 4, 2016, Salinas, California.
Association analysis and identification of SNP markers for Stemphylium leaf spot (Stemphylium botryosum f. sp. spinacia) resistance in spinach (Spinacia oleracea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, A., Mou, B., Correll, J.C. 2016. Association analysis for oxalate concentration in spinach. Euphytica. doi: 10.1007/s10681-016-1740-0.
SNP association analysis of resistance to Verticillium wilt (Verticillium dahliae Kleb.) in spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, A., Mou, B., Correll, J., Motes, D., Weng, Y., Qin, J., Yang, W. 2016. SNP association analysis of resistance to Verticillium wilt (Verticillium dahliae Kleb.) in spinach. Australian Journal of Crop Science. 10(8):1188-1196.
Genetic diversity and association analysis of leafminer (Liriomyza langei) resistance in spinach (Spinacia oleracea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Xiong, H., Shi, A., Mou, B., Motes, D., Lu, W., Creighton Miller Jr., J., Scheuring, D., Nzaramba, M.N., Weng, Y., Yang, W. 2016. Population structure analysis and association mapping of seed antioxidant content in USDA cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) core collection using SNPs. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 96: 1026-1036. doi: 10.1139/cjps-2016-0090.
Vermicompost affects soil properties and spinach growth, physiology, and nutritional value - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Proceedings)
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.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2012. Nutritional quality of lettuce. Current Nutrition and Food Science. 8:177-187.
Asia’s Indigenous Horticultural Crops: An Introduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. - (Abstract Only)
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. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Proceedings)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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
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.
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.
LEAFMINER RESISTANCE IN SPINACH - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Proceedings)
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 - (Proceedings)
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 - (Proceedings)
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 - (Proceedings)
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. - (Proceedings)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Liu, Y., Leafminer resistance in lettuce. Hortscience. 2003. v. 38(4). p. 570-572.
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