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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Zhanguo Xin
Plant Stress and Germplasm Development Research
General Biological Science

Phone: (806) 749-5560 ext. 5223
Fax: (806) 723-5272

3810 4TH STREET
LUBBOCK , TX 79415

Projects
Enhancing Plant Resistance to Water-Deficit and Thermal Stresses in Economically Important Crops
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424775
Genetic Enhancement of Sorghum as a Versatile Crop
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425249

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The arabidopsis polyamine transporter LHRI/AtPUT3 modulates heat responsive gene expression by regulating mRNA stability -
A sorghum mutant resource as an efficient platform for gene discovery in grasses -
Jiao, Y., Burke, J.J., Chopra, R., Burow, G.B., Chen, J., Wang, B., Hayes, C.M., Emendack, Y., Ware, D., Xin, Z. 2016. A sorghum mutant resource as an efficient platform for gene discovery in grasses. The Plant Cell. 28:1551-1562.
Screening of abscisic acid insensative (ABI) and low phosphorous efficiency (LPE) mutants from some sequenced lines in the sorghum TILLING population -
Wang, M.L., Xin, Z., Moon, S.S., Tischenko, V., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Yu, J., Burke, J.J., Pederson, G.A. 2016. Screening of abscisic acid insensative (ABI) and low phosphorous efficiency (LPE) mutants from some sequenced lines in the sorghum TILLING population. Plant Biology. Paper No. 700-015-Z.
Leaf proteome characterization in the context of physiological and morphological changes in response to copper stress in sorghum -
Roy, S., Cho, S., Kwon, S., Kamal, A., Kim, S., Oh, M., Sarker, K., Lee, M., Chung, K., Xin, Z., Woo, S. 2016. Leaf proteome characterization in the context of physiological and morphological changes in response to copper stress in sorghum. BioMetals. 29(3):495-513.
Integrated translational genomics for analysis of complex traits in sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Chopra, R., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2016. Integrated translational genomics for analysis of complex traits in sorghum [abstract]. Southern Section of American Society of Plant Biologists. Paper No. 48.
Highly efficient de novo mutant identification in a sorghum bicolor tilling population using the ComSeq approach -
Nida, H., Blum, S., Esposito, D., Srivastava, D., Elbaum, R., Xin, Z., Erlich, Y., Fridman, E., Shental, N. 2016. Highly efficient de novo mutant identification in a sorghum bicolor tilling population using the ComSeq approach. Plant Journal. 86:349-359.
Proceeding of the 2014 sorghum improvement conference of north america (SICNA) -
Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2016. In: Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z.Proceeding of the 2014 Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America (SICNA), June 25-27, 2014, Corpus Christi, Texas. p. 5-18.
Morpho-physiological and proteome level responses to cadmium stress in sorghum -
Roy, S., Cho, S., Kwon, S., Kamal, A.M., Kim, S., Oh, M., Lee, M., Chung, K., Xin, Z., Woo, S. 2016. Morpho-physiological and proteome level responses to cadmium stress in sorghum. PLoS One. 11(2):e0150431. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150431.
Translational genomics for analysis of complex traits in peanut and sorghum -
Chopra, R., Burow, M., Chagoya, J., Simpson, C., Burow, G.B., Jiao, Y., Gladman, N., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2016. Translational genomics for analysis of complex traits in peanut and sorghum [abstract]. International Plant and Animal Genome, January 8-13, 2016, San Diego, California. Paper No. 21581.
Integrated and translational genomics for analysis of complex traits in crops -
Chopra, R., Burow, M., Chagoya, J., Simpson, C., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2016. Integrated and translational genomics for analysis of complex traits in crops. In: Proceedings of the International Plant & Animal Genome Conference. January 8-13, 2016, San Diego, California. Paper No. 21251.
Transcriptome profiling and validation of gene based single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers in sorghum genotypes with contrasting response to cold stress -
Chopra, R., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M., Emandack, Y., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2015. Transcriptome profiling and validation of gene based single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers in sorghum genotypes with contrasting response to cold stress. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 16:1-11.
Dhurrin content relates to sorghum [sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] seedling growth in marginal soils -
Emendack, Y., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M., Chen, J., Chopra, R. 2016. Dhurrin content relates to sorghum [sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] seedling growth in marginal soils [abstract]. Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists. Paper No. 33.
Registration of RTx430/gaigaoliang sorghum [sorghum bicolor (L.) moench]recombinant inbred line mapping population -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Pederson, G.A. 2016. Registration of RTx430/gaigaoliang sorghum [sorghum bicolor (L.) moench]recombinant inbred line mapping population. Journal of Plant Registrations. 10:206-209.
Canopy Light Interception of a Conventional and an Erect Leaf Mutant Sorghum -
Gitz, D.C., Baker, J.T., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J., Lascano, R.J. 2015. Canopy Light Interception of a Conventional and an Erect Leaf Mutant Sorghum. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 6, 2576-2584.
Sequence-indexed mutant library for fast discovery of casual gene mutations for drought tolerance in sorghum -
Xin, Z., Jiao, Y., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M., Burke, J.J., Ware, D. 2015. Sequence-indexed mutant library for fast discovery of casual gene mutations for drought tolerance in sorghum [abstract]. Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, September 1-3, 2014, Manhattan, Kansas. p. 1.
Transcriptome analysis and SNP validation in sorghum using RNA seq data from germplasm with differential response to cold tolerance. -
urow, G.B., Chopra, R., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Emendack, Y., Chen, J., Hayes, C.M. 2015. Transcriptome analysis and SNP validation in sorghum using RNA seq data from germplasm with differential response to cold tolerance. p.1.
Dissecting the role of metabolites in drought tolerance in maize under hot and dry environments -
Discovery of a dhurrin QTL in sorghum bicolor: colocalization of dhurrin biosynthesis and a novel stay-green QTL -
Hayes, C.M., Weers, B., Thakran, M., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Emandack, Y., Rooney, W., Mullet, J. 2015. Discovery of a dhurrin QTL in sorghum bicolor: colocalization of dhurrin biosynthesis and a novel stay-green QTL. Crop Science. 56:104-112.
Translational genomics and marker assisted selection in sorghum case study using brown midrib (bmr) trait -
Chopra, R., Burow, G.B., Sattler, S.E., Acosta Martinez, V., Hayes, C.M., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Emendack, Y. 2015. Translational genomics and marker assisted selection in sorghum case study using brown midrib (bmr) trait [abstract]. Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, September 1-3, 2015, Manhattan, Kansas. p. 1.
Characterization of genetic diversity of high temperature tolerance in sorghum -
Chen, J., Hayes, C.M., Chopra, R., Burow, G.B., Marla, S., Morris, G., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2015. Characterization of genetic diversity of high temperature tolerance in sorghum [abstract]. Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, September 1-3, 2015, Manhattan, Kansas. p. 1.
Dhurrin content relates to sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench) seedling growth in marginal soils. -
Emendack, Y., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M., Chen, J., Chopra, R. 2015. Dhurrin content relates to sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench) seedling growth in marginal soils [abstract]. Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, September 1-3, 2015, Manhattan, Kansas. p. 1.
Translational genomics for abiotic stress in sorghum: transcriptional profiling and validation of SNP markers between germplasm with differential cold tolerance -
Chopra, R., Burow, G.B., Chen, J., Hayes, C.M., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Emendack, Y. 2015. Translational genomics for abiotic stress in sorghum: transcriptional profiling and validation of SNP markers between germplasm with differential cold tolerance [abstract]. Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, Setpember 1-3, 2015, Manhattan, Kansas. p. 1.
Characterization of novel Brown midrib 6 mutations affecting lignin biosynthesis in sorghum Reprint Icon -
Scully, E.D., Gries, T.L., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Xin, Z., Kovacs, F.A., Vermerris, W., Sattler, S.E. 2016. Characterization of novel Brown midrib 6 mutations affecting lignin biosynthesis in sorghum. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. 58:136-149. doi:10.1111/jipb.12375.
Characterization of some useful traits in sweet sorghum for bioenergy production -
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Burow, G.B., Xin, Z., Cuevas, H.E., Eggleston, G., Yu, J., Pederson, G.A. 2015. Characterization of some useful traits in sweet sorghum for bioenergy production. Plant Biology. Paper No. 1100-029-Z.
Pedigreed mutant library- a unique resource for sorghum improvement and genomics -
Registration of two allelic erect leaf mutants of sorghum -
Xin, Z., Gitz, D.C., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M., Burke, J.J. 2015. Registration of two allelic erect leaf mutants of sorghum. Journal of Plant Registrations. 9:254-257.
The microenvironment within and pollen transmission through paper and polyethylene sorghum pollination bags -
Gitz, D.C., Baker, J.T., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Lascano, R.J. 2015. The microenvironment within and pollen transmission through paper and polyethylene sorghum pollination bags. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 6:265-274.
SNP-tagged mutant library in sorghum -
Xin, Z., Jiao, Y., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M., Ware, D., Burke, J.J. 2015. SNP-tagged mutant library in sorghum [abstract]. The 2nd Plant Genomics Congress Asia, March 19-20, 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Maylasia. Paper No. 14984_6.
Potential of multiseeded mutant (msd) to boost sorghum grain yield -
Xin, Z., Jiao, Y., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M., Ware, D., Burke, J.J. 2015. Potential of multiseeded mutant (msd) to boost sorghum grain yield [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference, January 10-14, 2015. San Diego, CA. Paper No. P0555.
Natural variation in synthesis and catabolism genes influences dhurrin content in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) -
Hayes, C.M., Burow, G.B., Brown, P., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Thurber, C. 2015. Natural variation in synthesis and catabolism genes influences dhurrin content in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench). The Plant Genome. 8(2):1-9.
Genome wide association mapping for leaf -
Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M., Brown, P., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Thurber, C. 2015. Genome wide association mapping for leaf. Proceddings of the Plant and Animal Genome Conference. p. 248.
Characterization of novel multi-seeded (msd) mutants of sorghum for increasing grain number -
Burow, G.B., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J., Hayes, C.M. 2014. Characterization of novel multi-seeded (msd) mutants of sorghum for increasing grain number. Crop Science. 54:1-8.
Metabolic responses of two contrasting sorghums to water-deficit stress -
Burke, J.J., Payton, P.R., Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M. 2015. Metabolic responses of two contrasting sorghums to water-deficit stress. Crop Science. 55:344-353.
Characterization of novel sorghum brown midrib mutants from an EMS-mutagenized population Reprint Icon -
Sattler, S.E., Saballos, A., Xin, Z., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Vermerris, W., Pedersen, J.F. 2014. Characterization of novel sorghum brown midrib mutants from an EMS-mutagenized population. Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 4: 2115-2124. DOI: 10.1534/g3.114.014001.
Comparison of stem damage and carbohydrate composition in the stem juice between sugarcane and sweet sorghum harvested before and after late fall frost -
Wang, M.L., Cole, M.R., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Xin, Z., Davis, J., Hung, Y., Yu, J., Pederson, G.A., Eggleston, G. 2014. Comparison of stem damage and carbohydrate composition in the stem juice between sugarcane and sweet sorghum harvested before and after late fall frost. Journal of Sustainable Bioenergy Systems (JSBS). 4:161-174.
Multi-seeded sorghum mutants as a novel trait to boost grain yield -
Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M., Burke, J.J. 2014. Multi-seeded Sorghum Mutants as a Novel Trait to Boost Grain Yield [abstract]. First International Conference on Genomics, Traits, and Business; Charolotte, North Carolina, September 24-27, 2014. p1.04.
Morpho-physiological characterization of cold-and pre-flowering drought tolerance in grain Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) inbreds -
Emendack, Y., Malinowski, D., Burke, J.J., Burow, G.B., Xin, Z. 2014. Morpho-physiological characterization of cold-and pre-flowering drought tolerance in grain Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) inbreds. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 4(12):1500-1516.
Phenotypic mutant library: potential for gene discovery -
Xin, Z., Chen, J., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J. 2014. Phenotypic mutant library: potential for gene discovery. In: Wang, Y-H, Upadhyaya, H.D., Kole, C., editors. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sorghum. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 284-302.
Proteome profiling of seed from inbred and mutant line of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) -
Swapan, R., Abu, K., Hye-Rim, K., Soo-Jeong, K., Hee-Young, J., Jung-Hee, K., Jong-In, K., Tae-Seok, K., Xin, Z., Sun-Hee, W. 2014. Proteome profiling of seed from inbred and mutant line of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor). Australian Journal of Crop Science. 8(4):606-611.
Characterization of a multi-seeded (msd) mutant of sorghum that displays significant enhancement in seed number -
Burow, G.B., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J., Hayes, C.M. 2014. Characterization of a multi-seeded (msd) mutant of sorghum that displays significant enhancement in seed number. Translational Cereal Genomics. 1:18.
A simple quantitative model to predict leaf area index in sorghum -
Narayanan, S., Aiken, R., Xin, Z., Prasad, V., Yu, J. 2014. A simple quantitative model to predict leaf area index in sorghum. Agronomy Journal. 106(1):219-226.
Enhancement of cold tolerance in sorghums -
Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Hayes, C.M., Huang, Y., Tesso, T. 2013. Enhancement of cold tolerance in sorghums. 2013 Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, August 28-30, 2013, Lubbock, Texas. p. 22.
Developmental and genetic analysis of a short leaf mutant, a key resource for plant architecture modification in sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2013. Developmental and genetic analysis of a short leaf mutant, a key resource for plant architecture modification in sorghum. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. 71:271-280.
Transcriptome analysis of SNPs in an array of peanut cultivated and wild species accession using illumina sequencing -
Water and radiation use efficiencies in sorghum -
Narayanan, S., Aiken, R., Xin, Z., Prasad, V., Yu, J. 2013. Water and radiation use efficiencies in sorghum. Crop Science. 105(3):649-656.
Bird-resistant pollination bags for sorghum breeding and germplasm maintenance -
Gitz, D.C., Baker, J.T., Xin, Z., Lascano, R.J., Burke, J.J., Duke, S.E. 2013. Bird-resistant pollination bags for sorghum breeding and germplasm maintenance. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 4(4):571-574.
Comparison if seepage rates in playa lakes in grassland and cropland basins, Texas High Plains -
Gitz, D.C., Xin, Z., Baker, J.T., Lascano, R.J. 2012. Comparison if seepage rates in playa lakes in grassland and cropland basins, Texas High Plains[abstract]. National Ground Water Association. December 4-7, 2012. Las Vegas, NV.
Water and radiation use efficiencies in sorghum -
Narayanan, S., Aiken, R.M., Vara Prasad, P., Xin, Z. 2013. Water and radiation use efficiencies in sorghum. Agronomy Journal. 105(3):649-656.
Genetic Diversity in a Collection of Chinese Sorghum Landraces Assessed by Microsattelites -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2012. Genetic diversity in a collection of Chinese sorghum landraces assessed by microsattelites. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 3:1722-1729.
Biomass Accretion and Yield of Erect Leafed and Conventional Sorghum at Low and High Population Densities -
Gitz, D.C., Xin, Z., Baker, J.T., Lascano, R.J. 2012. Biomass Accretion and Yield of Erect Leafed and Conventional Sorghum at Low and High Population Densities[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. October 21-25, 2012. Cincinnati, OH. Paper No. 362-5.
Evaluation of sweet sorghum as a feedstock by multiple harvests for sustainable bioenergy production -
Wang, M.L., Xin, Z., Tonnis, B.D., Farrell, G., Pinnow, D.L., Chen, Z., Davis, J., Yu, J., Hung, Y., Pederson, G.A. 2012. Evaluation of sweet sorghum as a feedstock by multiple harvests for sustainable bioenergy production. Journal of Sustainable Bioenergy Systems (JSBS). 2:122-137.
Development and genetic analyses of early season cold tolerant sorghum germplasm -
Characterization of maize inbred lines for drought and heat tolerance -
Chen, J., Xu, W., Velten, J.P., Xin, Z., Stout, J.E. 2012. Characterization of maize inbred lines for drought and heat tolerance. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 67(5):354-364.
Registration of a diverse collection of sorghum genetic stocks -
Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Woodfin, C.A., Franks, C., Klein, R.R., Schertz, K.F., Pederson, G.A., Burke, J.J. 2013. Registration of a diverse collection of sorghum genetic stocks. Journal of Plant Registrations. 7:119-124.
A high throughput DNA extraction method with high yield and quality -
Xin, Z., Chen, J. 2012. A high throughput DNA extraction method with high yield and quality. Plant Methods. 8:26.
Identification of differentially expressed genes in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) brown midrib mutants -
Yan, L., Liu, S., Zhao, S., Kang, Y., Wang, D., Gu, T., Xin, Z., Xia, G., Huang, Y. 2012. Identification of differentially expressed genes in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) brown midrib mutants. Physiologia Plantarum. 146(4):375-387.
Sorghum mutant library and TILLING -
Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Chen, J., Burke, J.J. 2012. Sorghum mutant library and TILLING [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. p. 132.
Leaf dhurrin content is a quantitative measure of the level of pre- and post-flowering drought tolerance in sorghum -
Burke, J.J., Chen, J., Burow, G.B., Rosenow, D., Mechref, Y., Payton, P.R., Xin, Z. 2013. Leaf dhurrin content is a quantitative measure of the level of pre- and post-flowering drought tolerance in sorghum. Crop Science. 53(3):1056-1065.
Identification and characterization of 4 missense mutations in brown midrib 12 (Bmr12); the caffeic O-methyltranferase (COMT) of sorghum Reprint Icon -
Sattler, S.E., Palmer, N.A., Saballos, A., Greene, A.M., Xin, Z., Sarath, G., Vermerris, W., Pedersen, J.F. 2012. Identification and characterization of 4 missense mutations in brown midrib 12 (Bmr12); the caffeic O-methyltranferase (COMT) of sorghum. BioEnergy Research. 5: 855-865. DOI 10.1007/s12155-012-9197.
Sorghum Brown midrib 2 (Bmr2) gene encodes the major 4-coumarate Coenzyme A ligase involved in lignin synthesis Reprint Icon -
Saballos, A., Sattler, S.E., Sanchez, E., Foster, T., Xin, Z., Kang, C., Pedersen, J.F., Vermerris, W. 2012. Sorghum Brown midrib 2 (Bmr2) gene encodes the major 4-coumarate Coenzyme A ligase involved in lignin synthesis. Plant Journal. 70:818-830.
Effect of solar loading on greenhouse containers used in transpiration efficiency screening -
Gitz, D.C., Xin, Z., Baker, J.T., Lascano, R.J., Burke, J.J. 2012. Effect of solar loading on greenhouse containers used in transpiration efficiency screening. Agronomy Journal. 104(2):388-392.
Gene Mutagensis Systems and Resources for the Saccharinae -
Xin, Z., Wang, M.L., Chopra, S., Wang, P. 2013. Gene Mutagensis Systems and Resources for the Saccharinae. In: Patterson, A.H., editor. Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models. New York, NY:Springer Publishing Company. 11:p. 169-185.
Sorghum TILLING -
Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J. 2011. Sorghum TILLING [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA. Paper No. 333-4.
Genetic enhancement of cold tolerance to overcome a major limitation in sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Franks, C., Xin, Z. 2011. Genetic enhancement of cold tolerance to overcome a major limitation in sorghum. American Seed Trade Association Conference Proceedings. 1.
Development of drought and/or heat tolerant crop varieties, an adaptation approach to mitigate impact of climate change on agriculture -
Chen, J., Xu, W., Xin, Z. 2011. Development of drought and/or heat tolerant crop varieties, an adaptation approach to mitigate impact of climate change on agriculture [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p. 121.
Sorghum as a Versatile Feedstock for Bioenergy Production -
Xin, Z., Wang, M.L. 2011. Sorghum as a versatile feedstock for bioenergy production. Biofuels. 2(5):577-588.
Sorghum Mutant Library as a Genetic Resource to Improve Biomass Yield and BioEnergy Conversion Efficiency -
Next generation transcriptome sequencing of the high oleic peanut Cultivar OLin and Identification of SNPs between cultivars. -
Burow, G.B., Xin, Z., Chopra, R., Swaroop, S., Burow, M. 2011. Next generation transcriptome sequencing of the high oleic peanut Cultivar OLin and Identification of SNPs between cultivars.. American Peanut Research and Education Society Proceedings, July 11-14, 2011, San Antonio, Texas. p. 51.
Sorghum TILLING Population - A Community Resource for Sorghum Improvement -
Xin, Z., Cross, M.J., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J. 2011. Sorghum TILLING Population - A Community Resource for Sorghum Improvement [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. Paper No. 15020.
Genetic dissection of bioenergy traits in sorghum -
Vermerris, W., Saballos, A., Felderoff, T., Mitchell, S., Rooney, W., Murray, S., Kresovich, S., Pedersen, J.F., Sattler, S.E., Xin, Z. 2011. Genetic dissection of bioenergy traits in sorghum. Meeting Abstract presented at Genomic Science Contractor-Grantee Workshop/USDA-DOE Plant Feedstock Genomics for Bioenergy Awardee Meeting, April 10-13, 2011. Published online at https://www.orau.gov/gtl2011/abstracts/vermerris_wilfred.pdf.
Genetic Dissection of Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Franks, C., Xin, Z. 2011. Genetic Dissection of Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Sorghum. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. January 15-19, 2011. San Diego, Califonia. Paper No. W540.
Regulated AtHKT1 Gene Expression by a Distal Enhancer Element and DNA Methylation in the Promoter Plays an Important Role in Salt Tolerance -
Baek, D., Jiang, J., Chung, J., Chen, J., Xin, Z., Shi, H. 2011. Regulated AtHKT1 gene expression by a distal enhancer element and DNA methylation in the promoter plays an important role in salt tolerance. Plant Cell Physiology. 52(1):149-161.
Variation of Transpiration Efficiency in Sorghum -
Genetic dissection of early season cold tolerance in sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2011. Genetic dissection of early season cold tolerance in sorghum. Molecular Breeding. 28:391-402.
Registration of the IS3620C/BTx623 recombinant inbred mapping population of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. [Moench.]) -
Burow, G.B., Klein, R.R., Klein, P.E., Franks, C.D., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Pederson, G.A., Schertz, K.F. 2011. Registration of the IS3620C/BTx623 recombinant inbred mapping population of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. [Moench.]). Journal of Plant Registrations. 5(1):141-145.
Variation in transpiration efficiency in sorghum -
Xin, Z., Aiken, R., Burke, J.J., Burow, G.B. 2010. Variation in transpiration efficiency in sorghum [abstract].
An Essential Component in Chloroplast Development and Maintenance at Moderate High Temperature in Higher Plants: Chloroplast-targeted FtsH11 Proteases -
Role of phosphatidic acid in high temperature tolerance in maize -
Chen, J., Xu, W., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2010. Role of phosphatidic acid in high temperature tolerance in maize. Crop Science. 50(6):2506-2515.
Genetic Dissection of Bioenergy Traits in Sorghum -
Vermerris, W., Saballos, A., Kresovich, S., Murray, S., Rooney, W., Pedersen, J.F., Sattler, S.E., Xin, Z. 2010. Genetic Dissection of Bioenergy Traits in Sorghum. Abstract presented at 32nd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals in Clearwater, FL, April 19-22, 2010. URL: www.http://sim.confex.com/sim/32nd/webprogrampreliminary/Paper15145.html
Selection System for the Stay-Green Drought Tolerance Trait in Sorghum Germplasm -
Burke, J.J., Franks, C., Burow, G.B., Xin, Z. 2010. Selection System for the Stay-Green Drought Tolerance Trait in Sorghum Germplasm. Agronomy Journal. 102(4):1118-1122.
Early season cold tolerance in sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Franks, C., Xin, Z., Tesso, T., O'Rear, J. 2010. Early season cold tolerance in sorghum. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting, October 31-November 4, 2010, Long Beach, California. Paper No. 195-2.
Selection System for the "Stay-green" Drought Tolerance Trait in Sorghum Germplasm -
Burke, J.J., Franks, C.D., Burow, G.B., Xin, Z. 2010. Selection system for the "Stay-green" drought tolerance trait in sorghum germplasm. Agronomy Journal. 102(4):1118-1122.
Genetic Dissection of Bioenergy Traits in Sorghum -
Vermerris, W., Saballos, A., Pedersen, J.F., Sattler, S.E., Kresovich, S., Murray, S., Rooney, W., Xin, Z. 2010. Genetic Dissection of Bioenergy Traits in Sorghum. PAGXVIII Abst. P364
Sorghum TILLING Population - A Community Resource for Shorghum Improvement. -
Xin, Z., Wang, M.L., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J. 2009. Sorghum TILLING Population - A Community Resource for Shorghum Improvement[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA. November 1-5, 2009, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Drought tolerance evaluation in maize germplasms: A field study -
Chen, J., Mahan, J.R., Payton, P.R., Xu, W., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2009. Drought tolerance evaluation in maize germplasms: A field study [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA. November 1-5, 2009, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CDROM.
An enzyme regulating triacylglycerol composition is encoded by the ROD1 gene of Arabidopsis -
Lu, C., Xin, Z., Ren, Z., Miquel, M., Browse, J. 2009. An enzyme regulating triacylglycerol composition is encoded by the ROD1 gene of Arabidopsis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106(44):18837-18842.
Genetic Enhancement of Cold Tolerance in Sorghum: Mapping of QTL's for early season cold tolerance -
Burow, G.B., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J., Franks, C.D. 2009. Genetic Enhancement of Cold Tolerance in Sorghum: Mapping of QTL's for early season cold tolerance[abstract]. Great Plains Sorghum Conference. August 11-12, 2009, Amarillo, Texas. CDROM.
AIMS Library - A community resource for sorghum genomic studies and breeding -
Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J. 2009. AIMS Library - A community resource for sorghum genomic studies and breeding[abstract]. Sorghum Improvement Conference, August 11-12, 2009, Amarillo, Texas.
Variation in Transpiration Efficiency in Sorghum -
Xin, Z., Aiken, R., Burke, J.J. 2009. Variation in Transpiration Efficiency in Sorghum[abstract]. Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists Branch Meeting. February 27, 2009, Austin, Texas.
Harnessing the sorghum genome sequence:development of a genome-wide microsattelite (SSR) resource for swift genetic mapping and map based cloning in sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2009. Harnessing the sorghum genome sequence:development of a genome-wide microsattelite (SSR) resource for swift genetic mapping and map based cloning in sorghum[abstract]. 2009 Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America. February 25-28, 2009, Grapevine, Texas. CDROM.
Sorghum TILLING population-A community resource for sorghum improvement -
Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Franks, C.D. 2009. Sorghum TILLING population-A community resource for sorghum improvement. Corn and Sorghum Improvement [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. Paper No. 25020.
An induced sorghum mutant population suitable for bioenergy research -
Xin, Z., Wang, M.L., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J. 2009. An induced sorghum mutant population suitable for bioenergy research. BioEnergy Research. 2(1-2):10-16.
Genetic mapping and characterization of an epicuticular wax (bloom) gene SbBI, in sorghum bicolor. -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z., Payton, P.R. 2008. Genetic mapping and characterization of an epicuticular wax (bloom) gene SbBI, in sorghum bicolor[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA. New Orleans, LA. November 4-8, 2007.
Genetic diversity in sorghum transpiration efficiency -
Xin, Z., Aiken, R., Burke, J.J. 2009. Genetic diversity in sorghum transpiration efficiency. Field Crops Research. 11(1-2): 74-80.
Genetic diversity in sorghum transpiration efficiency -
Xin, Z., Aiken, R., Burke, J.J. 2009. Genetic diversity in sorghum transpiration efficiency[abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists, June 26-July 1, 2008, Merida, Mexico. CDROM.
Applying genotyping (TILLING) and phenotyping analyses to elucidate gene function in a chemically induced sorghum mutant population -
Xin, Z., Wang, M.L., Barkley, N.L., Burow, G., Franks, C., Pederson, G., Burke, J. 2008. Applying genotyping (TILLING) and phenotyping analyses to elucidate gene function in a chemically induced sorghum mutant population. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 8:article 103.
Variation in Transpiration Efficiency in Sorghum -
Xin, Z., Aiken, R.M., Burke, J.J. 2008. Variation in Transpiration Efficiency in Sorghum [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Joint Annual Meeting. Houston, Texas. October 5-9, 2008. Abstract No. 781-8.
Molecular mapping and characterization of BLMC, a locus for profuse wax (bloom) and enhanced cuticular features of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench.) -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z., Acosta Martinez, V. 2009. Molecular mapping and characterization of BLMC, a locus for profuse wax (bloom) and enhanced cuticular features of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 118:423-431.
Roles of FtsH protease in choloroplast biogensis and protection of photosystems from high temperatures stress in higher plants -
Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2008. Roles of FtsH protease in choloroplast biogensis and protection of photosystems from high temperatures stress in higher plants[abstract]. Plant Biology 2008. June 26-July 2, 2008, Merida, Mexico. CDROM.
Short leaf mutation and modified plant architecture as potential traits for improving biomass and abiotic stress tolerance in sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2008. Short leaf mutation and modified plant architecture as potential traits for improving biomass and abiotic stress tolerance in sorghum[abstract]. 2008 Pan American Congress on Plants & Bioenergy. June 22-25, 2008, Merida, Mexico. CDROM.
Genetic mapping of Sbbmc, a major locus controlling the profuse wax trait of sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z. 2008. Genetic mapping of Sbbmc, a major locus controlling the profuse wax trait of sorghum[abstract]. Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologist. Shreveport, LA. March 1-3, 2008.
A simple method to determine transpiration efficiency in sorghum -
Xin, Z., Payton, P.R., Franks, C.D., Burke, J.J. 2008. A simple method to determine transpiration efficiency in sorghum. Field Crops Research. 107(2):180-183.
Map-Based Cloning of Sbbmc, a Major Locus Controlling the Profuse Wax Trait of Sorghum: a Case Study in Unlocking the Abiotic Stress Tolerance of Sorghum bicolor via Integrated Physiological and Genomic Approaches -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z. 2008. Map-Based Cloning of Sbbmc, a Major Locus Controlling the Profuse Wax Trait of Sorghum: a Case Study in Unlocking the Abiotic Stress Tolerance of Sorghum bicolor via Integrated Physiological and Genomic Approaches[abstract]. International Meeting on Molecular Mapping and Marker Assisted Selection in Plants. February 3-6, 2008, Vienna, Austria. CDROM.
Genetic and physiological analysis of an irradiated bloomless mutant (epicuticular wax mutant) of sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z. 2008. Genetic and physiological analysis of an irradiated bloomless mutant (epicuticular wax mutant) of sorghum. Crop Science. 48:41-48.
The conserved role of FtsH11 protease in protection of photosynthetic system from high temperature stress in higher plants -
Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2007. The conserved role of FtsH11 protease in protection of photosynthetic system from high temperature stress in higher plants[abstract]. 14th International Congress on Photosynthesis. Glasgow, Scotland. July 22-27, 2007.
Role of FtsH11 protease in thermoprotection of photosynthetic systems -
Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2007. Role of FtsH11 protease in thermoprotection of photosynthetic systems[abstract]. Drymen Photosynthesis Satellite Workshop. Drymen, Scotland. July 18-21, 2007.
ESK1 is a Novel Component of Freezing Tolerance -
Xin, Z., Chen, J. 2007. ESK1 is a novel component of freezing tolerance[abstract]. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. July 7-11, 2007.
FtsH11 Proteases play a critical role in high temperature stress tolerance in plants -
Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2007. FtsH11 Proteases play a critical role in high temperature stress tolerance in plants [abstract]. Plant Biology and Botany 2007 Joint Congress, July 7-11, 2007, Chicago, Illinois. CD-ROM
Genetic and Physiological Analysis of an Irradiated Bloomless Mutant (Epicuticular Wax Mutant) of Sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z. 2007. Genetic and Physiological Analysis of an Irradiated Bloomless Mutant (Epicuticular Wax Mutant) of Sorghum[abstract]. Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biology. Mobile, Alabama. March 3-5, 2007.
Genetic and physiological analysis of an irradiated bloomless mutant (epicuticular wax mutant) of sorghum -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z. 2007. Genetic and physiological analysis of an irradiated bloomless mutant (epicuticular wax mutant) of sorghum [abstract]. 25th Biennial Grain Sorghum Research and Utilization Conference, January 14-16, 2007, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. p. 46-47.
Development of a TILLING Population for Sorghum Functional Genomics -
Xin, Z., Wang, M.L., Barkley, N.L., Franks, C.D., Burow, G.B., Pederson, G.A., Burke, J.J. 2007. Development of a TILLING Population for Sorghum Functional Genomics[abstract]. Plant Genome Conference. San Diego, California. January 13-17, 2007.
A Simple and Cost-effective Method to Screen for Transpiration Efficiency in Sorghum -
Xin, Z., Franks, C.D., Burke, J.J. 2006. A simple and cost-effective method to screen for transpiration efficiency in sorghum. International Center for Arid and Semiarid Land Studies.
Arabidopsis ESK1 encodes a novel regulator of freezing tolerance -
Xin, Z., Chen, J., Mandaokar, A., Last, R., Browse, J. 2007. Arabidopsis ESK1 encodes a novel regulator of freezing tolerance. Plant Journal. 49:786-799.
Variation in Transpiration Efficiency among 400 Randomly Selected Sorghum Accessions -
Xin, Z., Aiken, R. 2006. Variation in Transpiration Efficiency among 400 Randomly Selected Sorghum Accessions[abstract]. The Biology of Transpiration: From Guard Cells to Globe. Snobird, Utah. October 10-14, 2006.
FTSH11 PROTEASE PLAYS A CRITICAL ROLE TO THERMOTOLERANCE IN ARABIDOPSIS -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Velten, J.P., Xin, Z. 2006. FtsH11 protease plays a critical role in Arabidopsis thermotolerance. The Plant Journal. 48(1):73-84.
ALLELIC ANALYSIS OF ESK1 GENE -
Xin, Z., Chen, J. 2006. Allelic analysis of ESK1 gene[abstract]. Keystone Symposia: Plant Reponses to Abiotic Stress. Copper Mountain, Colorado. April 8-13, 2006.
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ARABIDOPSIS THERMOSENSITIVE MUTANT ATTS02 REVEALS AN IMPORTANT ROLE FOR GALACTOLIPIDS IN THERMOTOLERANCE -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Xu, C., Velten, J.P. 2006. Characterization of the arabidopsis thermosensitive mutant ATTS02 reveals an important role for galactolipids in thermotolerance. Plant Cell and Environment. 29(7):437-1448.
FTSH11 PROTEASE PLAYS A CRITICAL ROLE IN ARABIDOPSIS THERMOTOLERANCE -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Velten, J.P., Xin, Z. 2006. Ftsh11 protease plays a critical role in arabidopsis thermotolerance[abstract]. Keystone Symposia.
AIMS LIBRARY - A USEFULL RESOURCE FOR FUNCTIONAL SORGHUM GENOMICS -
Xin, Z., Franks, C.D., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J. 2006. AIMS library - a usefull resource for functional sorghum genomics[abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Paper 368.
FTSH11 IS ESSENTIAL TO THERMOTOLERANCE IN ARABIDOPSIS -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Velten, J.P., Xin, Z. 2006. Ftsh11 is essential to thermotolerance in arabidopsis. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. P. 405 XIV Conference.
A SIMPLE AND COST-EFFECTIVE METHOD TO SCREEN FOR TRANSPIRATION EFFICIENCY IN SORGHUM -
Xin, Z., Franks, C.D., Burke, J.J. 2005. A simple and cost-effective method to screen for transpiration efficiency in sorghum [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 715A.
GENETIC ANALYSIS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO CHILLING STRESS IN SORGHUM -
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2005. Genetic analysis of physiological responses to chilling stress in sorghum[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 742B.
EXTRACTION OF GENOMIC DNA FROM PLANT TISSUE -
Xin, Z., Chen, J. 2006. Extraction of Genomic DNA from Plant Tissue. In: Kieleczawa, J., Editor. DNA Sequencing II: Optimizing Preparation and Cleanup. 2nd Edition. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. p. 47-59.
ESK1 ENCODES A NOVEL REGULATOR OF FREEZING TOLERANCE -
Xin, Z., Chen, J., Mandaokar, A., Last, R., Browse, J. 2005. Esk1 encodes a novel regulator of freezing tolerance[abstract]. American Society of Plant Biology. Paper No. 31001.
MUTANT SCREEN AND TILLING WITH AIMS -
Xin, Z., Franks, C.D., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J. 2005. Mutant screen and tilling with AIMS [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, February 20-24, 2005, Reno, Nevada.
STOMATAL DISTRIBUTION AND GAS EXCHANGE OF SORGHUM LINES WITH CONTRASTING WATER-USE EFFICIENCIES -
Gitz, D.C., Payton, P.R., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z. 2004. Stomatal distribution and gas exchange of sorghum lines with contrasting water-use efficiencies [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. 2004 CDROM.
IDENTIFICATION OF METABOLITES ASSOCIATED WITH FREEZING TOLERANCE IN CONSTITUTIVELY FREEZING TOLERANT MUTANTS OF ARABIDOPSIS -
Chen, J., Xin, Z. 2004. Identification of metabolites associated with freezing tolerance in constitutively freezing tolerant mutants of arabidopsis[abstract]. International Congress on Plant Metabolomics. Paper No. 62.
CHARACTERIZARION OF CONSTITUTIVELY FREEZING TOLERANT MUTANTS OF ARABIDOPSIS SUGGESTS A CRITICAL ROLE OF PROLINE IN COLD ACCLIMATION -
Xin, Z., Chen, J., Browse, J. 2004. Characterizarion of constitutively freezing tolerant mutants of arabidopsis suggests a critical role of proline in cold acclimation [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Paper No. 136.
MOLECULAR MAPPING OF ARABIDOPSIS GENES CONTRIBUTING TO THERMOTOLERANCE -
Burke, J.J., Chen, J., Xin, Z., Velten, J.P. 2004. Molecular mapping of arabidopsis genes contributing to thermotolerance [abstract]. Keystone Symposia.
A LOW COST HIGH EFFICIENT METHOD FOR GENETIC MAPPING USING INDEL MARKERS -
Xin, Z., Chen, J., Burke, J.J. 2004. A low cost high efficient method for genetic mapping using indel markers[abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome. Paper No. 227.
ESK1 ENCODES A NOVEL INVOLVED IN FREEZING TOLERANCE -
Xin, Z. 2004. Esk1 encodes a novel involved in freezing tolerance[abstract]. Keystone Symposium.
FINE MAPPING OF ARABIDOPSIS ACQUIRED THERMOTOLERANCE DEFICIENT MUTANTS -
Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Velten, J.P. 2003. Fine mapping of arabidopsis acquired thermotolerance deficient mutants[abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting.
A SIMPLE VERSATILE HIGH THROUPHPUT DNA EXTRACTION METHOD SUITABLE FOR PCR -
Xin, Z., Velten, J.P., Oliver, M.J., Burke, J.J. 2003. A simple versatile high throughput DNA extraction method suitable for PCR. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. 34(4):820-826.
ACQUIRED FREEZING TOLERANCE IN HIGHER PLANTS: THE SENSING AND MOLECULAR RESPONSES TO LOW NONFREEZING TEMPERATURES -
XIN, Z. ACQUIRED FREEZING TOLERANCE IN HIGHER PLANTS: THE SENSING AND MOLECULAR RESPONSES TO LOW NONFREEZING TEMPERATURES. Cell and Molecular Responses to Stress. 2002. p. 121-137.
A SIMPLE VERSATILE HIGH THROUGHPUT DNA EXTRACTION METHOD SUITABLE FOR PCR -
XIN, Z., VELTEN, J.P., OLIVER, M.J., BURKE, J.J. A SIMPLE VERSATILE HIGH THROUGHPUT DNA EXTRACTION METHOD SUITABLE FOR PCR. BIOTECHNIQUES. 2002. Abstract 855.
MOLECULAR CLONING OF ESKIMO1 GENE BY ARABIDOPSIS REVEALS NOVEL MECHANISM OF FREEZING TOLERANCE -
Xin, Z. 2002. Molecular cloning of ESKIMO1 gene by arabidopsis reveals novel mechanism of freezing tolerance. BOOK CHAPTER. 2002. p. 33-41.
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