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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Robert R Klein (Bob)
Crop Germplasm Research
Genetics

Phone: (979) 777-4470
Fax: (979) 260-9333
Room 108

2881 F&B ROAD
COLLEGE STATION , TX 77845

Projects
Innovative Genetic Approaches to Sorghum Germplasm Improvement and Analysis of Traits Critical to Hybrid Development
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424404
Sorghum: Characterization of Genes Involved in Fertility Restoration
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 423168
Sequence-Based Genotyping, Bioinformatics, and Data Curation to Enhance Sorghum Germplasm Evaluation and Hybrid Development
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427202

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Registration of perennial Sorghum bicolor x S. propinquum line 'PSH12TX09' -
Association mapping of germinability and seedling vigor in sorghum under controlled low temperature conditions -
Registration of 40 converted germplasm sources from the reinstated sorghum conversion program -
Klein, R.R., Miller, F.R., Bean, S., Klein, P.E. 2016. Registration of 40 converted germplasm sources from the reinstated sorghum conversion program. Journal of Plant Registrations. 45:57-61.
Allelic variants in the PRR37 gene play and the human-mediated dispersal and diversification of sorghum -
Klein, R.R., Miller, F.R., Dugas, D.V., Brown, P.J., Burrell, A., Klein, P.E. 2015. Allelic variants in the PRR37 gene play and the human-mediated dispersal and diversification of sorghum. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. DOI 10.1007/s00122-015-2523-z.
The forest and the trees: Applications for molecular markers in the Pecan Breeding Program -
Grauke, L.J., Klein, R.R., Grusak, M.A., Klein, P. 2015. The forest and the trees: Applications for molecular markers in the Pecan Breeding Program. Acta Horticulturae. 1070:109-126.
Mapping and candidate genes associated with saccharification yield in sorghum -
Wang, Y., Acharya, A., Burrell, A., Klein, R.R., Klein, P.E., Hasenstein, K.H. 2013. Mapping and candidate genes associated with saccharification yield in sorghum. Genome. 56:659-665.
Expanding and vetting Sorghum bicolor gene annotations through transcriptome and methylome sequencing -
Olson, A.J., Klein, R.R., Dugas, D.V., Lu, Z., Regulski, M., Klein, P., Ware, D. 2014. Expanding and vetting Sorghum bicolor gene annotations through transcriptome and methylome sequencing. The Plant Genome. 7(2). Available: https://www.crops.org/publications/tpg/articles/7/2/plantgenome2013.08.0025.
Registration of partially converted germplasm from 44 accessions of the USDA-ARS Ethiopian and Sudanese sorghum collections -
Klein, R.R., Miller, F.R., Klein, P.E., Burke, J.J. 2013. Registration of partially converted germplasm from 44 accessions of the USDA-ARS Ethiopian and Sudanese sorghum collections. Journal of Plant Registrations. 7(3):368-372.
Genetic structure and linkage disequilibrium in a diverse, representative collection of the C4 model plant, Sorghum bicolor -
Wang, Y., Upadhyaya, H.D., Burrell, A., Sahraeian, S., Klein, R.R., Klein, P.E. 2013. Genetic structure and linkage disequilibrium in a diverse, representative collection of the C4 model plant, Sorghum bicolor. Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 3:783-793.
Targeted mapping of quantitative trait locus regions for rhizomatousness in chromosome SBI-01 and analysis of overwintering in a Sorghum bicolor x S. propinquum population -
Washburn, J.D., Murray, S.C., Burson, B.L., Klein, R.R., Jessup, R.W. 2013. Targeted mapping of quantitative trait locus regions for rhizomatousness in chromosome SBI-01 and analysis of overwintering in a Sorghum bicolor x S. propinquum population. Molecular Breeding. 31:153-162.
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.
Functional annotation of the transcriptome of Sorghum bicolor in response to osmotic stress and abscisic acid -
Dugas, D.V., Monaco, M.K., Olsen, A., Klein, R.R., Kumari, S., Ware, D., Klein, P.E. 2011. Functional annotation of the transcriptome of Sorghum bicolor in response to osmotic stress and abscisic acid. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 12:Article 514.
Coincident light and clock regulation of pseudoresponse regulator protein 37 (PRR37) controls photoperiodic flowering in sorghum -
Murphy, R.L., Klein, R.R., Morishige, D.T., Brady, J.A., Rooney, W.L., Miller, F.R., Dugas, D.V., Klein, P.E., Mullet, J.E. 2011. Coincident light and clock regulation of pseudoresponse regulator protein 37 (PRR37) controls photoperiodic flowering in sorghum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(39):16469-16474.
Mapping and characterization of Rf5: A new gene conditioning pollen fertility restoration in A1 and A2 cytoplasm in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) -
Jordan, D.R., Halloran, K., Henzell, R.G., Klein, R.R., Klein, P.E., Mace, E.S. 2011. Mapping and characterization of Rf5: A new gene conditioning pollen fertility restoration in A1 and A2 cytoplasm in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench). Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 123(3):383-396.
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.
Molecular mapping and candidate gene identification of the Rf2 gene for pollen fertility restoration in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) -
Jordan, D.R., Mace, E.S., Henzell, R.G., Klein, P.E., Klein, R.R. 2010. Molecular mapping and candidate gene identification of the Rf2 gene for pollen fertility restoration in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 120(7):1279-1287.
Early-generation germplasm introgression from Sorghum macrospermum into sorghum (S. bicolor) -
Kuhlman, L.C., Burson, B.L., Stelly, D.M., Klein, P.E., Klein, R.R., Price, H.J., Rooney, W.L. 2010. Early-generation germplasm introgression from Sorghum macrospermum into sorghum (S. bicolor). Genome. 53:419-429.
A consensus genetic map of sorghum that integrates multiple component maps and high-throughput diversity array technology (DArT) markers -
Mace, E.S., Rami, J., Bouchet, S., Klein, P.E., Klein, R.R., Kilian, A., Wenzl, P., Zia, L., Halloran, K., Jordan, D. 2009. A consensus genetic map of sorghum that integrates multiple component maps and high-throughput diversity array technology (DArT) markers. BMC Plant Biology. 9:13.
Molecular mapping of cgl, a gene for resistance to anthracnose (Collectotrichum sublineolum) in sorghum -
Ramasamy, P., Menz, M.A., Metha, P.J., Katile, S., Gutierrez, R.L., Klein, R.R., Klein, P.E., Prom, L.K., Schlueter, J.A., Rooney, W.L., Magill, C.W. 2009. Molecular mapping of cgl, a gene for resistance to anthracnose (Collectotrichum sublineolum) in sorghum. Euphytica. 165:597-606.
Molecular mapping of Cg1, a gene for resistance to anthracnose (Colletotrichum sublineolum) in sorghum -
Genetic recombination in Sorghum bicolor x S. macrospermum interspecific hybrids -
Kuhlman, L.C., Burson, B.L., Klein, P.E., Klein, R.R., Stelly, D.M., Price, H.J., Rooney, W.L. 2008. Genetic recombination in Sorghum bicolor x S. macrospermum interspecific hybrids. Genome. 51:749-756.
The effect of tropical sorghum conversion and inbred development on gemnome diversity as revealed by high-resolution genotyping -
Klein, R.R., Mullet, J.E., Jordan, D.R., Miller, F.R., Rooney, W.L., Menz, M.A., Franks, C.D., Klein, P.E. 2008. The effect of tropical sorghum conversion and inbred development on genome diversity as revealed by high-resolution genotyping. Crop Science. 48(S1):S12-S26.
Molecular mapping of cg1, a gene for resistance to anthracnose (Colletotrichum sublineolum) in sorghum -
Ramasamy, P., Menz, M.A., Mehta, P.J., Katile, S., Gutierrez Rojas, L.A., Klein, R.R., Klein, P.E., Prom, L.K., Schlueter, J.A., Rooney, W.L., Magill, C.W. 2007. Molecular mapping of Cg1, a gene for resistance to anthracnose (Colletotrichum sublineolum) in sorghum [abstract]. Proceedings of Plant and Animal Genomes XV Conference, January 13-17, 2007, San Diego, California. Paper No. P371.
Sorghum stay-green QTL individually reduce post-flowering drought-induced leaf senescence -
Harris, K., Borrell, A., Jordan, D., Rosenow, D., Nguyen, H., Klein, P., Klein, R.R., Mullet, J. 2007. Sorghum stay-green QTL individually reduce post-flowering drought-induced leaf senescence. Journal of Experimental Botany. 58:327-338.
COMPREHENSIVE MOLECULAR CYTOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF SORGHUM GENOME ARCHITECTURE; DISTRIBUTION OF EUCHROMATIN, HETEROCHROMATIN, GENES AND RECOMBINATION IN COMPARISON TO RICE -
Kim, J.S., Islam-Faridi, N., Klein, P.E., Stelly, D., Price, H.J., Klein, R.R., Mullet, J.E. 2005. Comprehensive molecular cytogenetic analysis of sorghum genome architecture: Distribution of euchromatin, heterochromatin, genes and recombination in comparison to rice. Genetics. 171:1963-1976.
SORGHUM EXPRESSED SEQUENCE TAGS PROVIDE A MILESTONE SET OF 16,801 UNIQUE CLUSTERS AND IDENTIFY SIGNATURE GENES FOR DROUGHT, PATHOGENESIS AND ETIOLATION -
TRANSCRIPTOME ANALYSIS OF GENES INDUCED BY ABA HIGH SALT, AND OSMOTIC STRESS IN SORGHUM BICOLOR -
Buchanan, C.D., Lim, S., Salzman, R.A., Kagiampakis, I., Klein, R.R., Pratt, L.H., Cordonnier-Pratt, M.M., Klein, P.E., Mullet, J.E. 2005. Transcriptome analysis of genes induced by ABA high salt, and osmotic stress in Sorghum bicolor. Plant Molecular Biology. 58:690-720.
TOWARD SEQUENCING THE SORGHUM GENOME: A US NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION-SPONSORED WORKSHOP REPORT -
Kresovich, S., Barbazuk, B., Bedell, J., Borrell, A., Buell, R., Burke, J.J., Clifton, S., Cordonnier-Pratt, M., Cox, S., Dahlberg, J., Erpelding, J.E., Fulton, T.M., Fulton, B., Fulton, L., Gingle, A., Goff, S., Hash, C., Huang, Y., Jordan, D., Klein, P., Klein, R.R., Magalhaes, J., McCombie, R., Moore, P.H., Mullet, J.E., Ozias-Akins, P., Paterson, A.H., Porter, K., Pratt, L., Roe, B., Rooney, W., Schnable, P., Steely, D.M., Tuinstra, M., Ware, D., Warek, U. 2005. Toward sequencing the sorghum genome: A US National Science Foundation-sponsored workshop report. Plant Physiology. 138(4):1898-1902.
FERTILITY RESTORER LOCUS RF1 OF SORGHUM (SORGHUM BICOLOR L.) ENCODES A PENTACOTRIPEPTIDE REPEAT PROTEIN NOT PRESENT IN COLINEAR REGION OF RICE CHROMOSOME 12 -
TRANSCRIPTION PROFILING IN RESPONSE TO METHYL JASMONATE SALICYLIC ACID, AND AMINOCYCLOPROPANE CARBOXYLIC ACID REVEALS COOPERATIVE GENE REGULATION AND NOVEL COMPONENTS IMPLICATED IN PLNAT DEFENCE -
Salzman, R.A., Brady, J.A., Finlayson, S.A., Buchanon, C.D., Sun, F., Klein, P.E., Klein, R.R., Pratt, L.H., Cordonnier-Pratt, M.M., Mullet, J.E. 2005. Transcription profiling in response to methyl jasmonate salicylic acid, and aminocyclopropane carboxylic acid reveals cooperative gene regulation and novel components implicated in plant defense. Plant Physiology. 138:352-368.
CHROMOSOME IDENTIFICATION AND NOMENCLATURE OF SORGHUM BICOLOR -
Lin, J., Klein, P.E., Klein, R.R., Price, J.H., Mullet, J.E., Stelly, D.M. 2005. Chromosome identification and nomenclature of Sorghum bicolor. Genetics. 169:1169-1173.
MOLECULAR CYTOGENETICS MAPS OF SORGHUM LINKAGE GROUPS 2 AND 8 -
Kim, J., Klein, P.E., Klein, R.R., Price, J.H., Mullet, J.E., Stelly, D.M. 2005. Molecular cytogenetics maps of sorghum linkage groups 2 and 8. Genetics. 169:955-965.
GENETIC MAPPING OF ANTHOCYANIN REGULATORY GENES AND RESPONSES TO CHILLING STRESS IN SORGHUM -
Burow, G.B., Klein, P., Klein, R.R., Mullet, J., Franks, C.D., Burke, J.J. 2004. Genetic mapping of anthocyanin regulatory genes and responses to chilling stress in sorghum [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Abstract p. 245.
GENETIC DIVERSITY OF PUBLIC INBREDS OF SORGHUM DETERMINED BY MAPPED AFLP AND SSR MARKERS -
Menz, M.A., Klein, R.R., Unruh, N.C., Rooney, W.L., Klein, P.E., Mullet, J.E. 2004. Genetic diversity of public inbreds of sorghum determined by mapped AFLP and SSR markers. Crop Science. 44:1236-1244.
SEQUENCE-BASED ALIGNMENT OF SORGHUM CHROMOSOME 3 AND RICE CHROMOSOME 1 REVEALS EXTENSIVE CONSERVATION OF GENE ORDER AND ONE MAJOR CHROMOSOMAL REARRANGEMENT -
A MOLECULAR CYTOGENETICS MAP OF SORGHUM CHROMOSOME 1: FLUORESCENCE IN SITU HYBRIDIZATION ANALYSIS WITH MAPPED BACTERIAL ARTIFICIAL CHROMOSOMES -
Islam-Faridi, M.N., Childs, K.L., Klein, P.E., Hodnett, G., Menz, M.A., Klein, R.R., Rooney, W.L., Mullet, J.E., Stelly, D.M., Price, H.J. 2002. A molecular cytogenetics map of sorghum chromosome 1: Fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis with mapped bacterial artificial chromosomes. Genetics. 161:345-353.
SEQUENCE-BASED ALIGNMENT OF SORGHUM CHROMOSOME 3 AND RICE CHROMOSOME 1 REVEALS EXTENSIVE CONSERVATION OF GENE ORDER AND ONE MAJOR CHROMOSOMAL REARRANGMENT -
Klein, P.E., Klein, R.R., Verbalov, J., Mullet, J.E. 2003. Sequence-based alignment of sorghum chromosome 3 and rice chromosome 1 reveals extensive conservation of gene order and one major chromosomal rearrangment. Plant Journal. 34:605-621.
INTEGRATED KARYOTYPING OF SORGHUM BY IN SITU HYBRIDIZATION OF LANDED BAC'S -
Kim, J., Childs, K.L., Faridi, N., Menz, M.A., Klein, R.R., Klein, P.E., Price, J.H., Mullet, J.E., Stelly, D.M. 2002. Integrated karyotyping of sorghum by in situ hybridization of landed BACs. Genome. 45:402-412.
SORGHUM BICOLOR-AN IMPORTANT SPECIES FOR COMPARATIVE GRASS GENOMICS AND A SOURCE OF BENEFICIAL GENES FOR AGRICULTURE -
Mullet, J.E., Klein, R.R., Klein, P.E. 2001. Sorghum bicolor - An important species for comparative grass genomics and a source of beneficial genes for agriculture. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 5:118-121.
A HIGH-DENSITY GENETIC MAP OF SORGHUM BICOLOR (L.) MOENCH BASED ON 2926 AFLP, RFLP AND SSR MARKERS -
Menz, M.A., Klein, R.R., Mullet, J.E., Obert, J.A., Unruh, N.C., Klein, P.E. 2002. A high-density genetic map of Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench based on 2926 AFLP, RFLP and SSR markers. Plant Molecular Biology. 48:483-499.
DEVELOPMENT AND MAPPING OF AFLP MARKERS LINKED TO THE SORGHUM FERTILITY RESTORER GENE RF4. -
MAPPING GENES ON AN INTEGRATED SORGHUM GENETIC AND PHYSICAL MAP USING CDNA SELECTION TECHNOLOGY -
Childs, K.L., Klein, R.R., Klein, P.E., Morishige, D.T., Mullet, J.E. 2001. Mapping genes on an integrated sorghum genetic and physical map using cDNA selection technology. Plant Journal. 27:243-255.
AN INTEGRATED GENETIC AND PHYSICAL MAP OF SORGHUM FOR MAPPING AND ISOLATING GENES -
Klein, R.R. 2000. An integrated genetic and physical map of sorghum for mapping and isolating genes. Proceedings of Annual Corn and Sorghum Research Conference. p. 99-112.
MOLECULAR MAPPING OF THE RF1 GENE FOR POLLEN FERTILITY RESTORATION IN SORGHUM (SORGHUM BICOLOR L.) -
Klein, R.R., Klein, P.E., Chhabra, A., Dong, J., Pammi, S., Childs, K.L., Rooney, W.L., Schertz, K.F. 2001. Molecular mapping of the rf1 gene for pollen fertility restoration in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 102:1206-1212.
IDENTIFICATION OF GENOMIC REGIONS THAT AFFECT GRAIN MOULD INCIDENCE AND OTHER TRAITS OF AGRONOMIC IMPORTANCE IN SORGHUM -
Klein, R.R., Rodriguez-Herrera, R., Schlueter, J.A., Klein, P.E., Yu, J., Rooney, W.L. 2001. Identification of genomic regions that affect grain mould incidence and other traits of agronomic importance in sorghum. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 102:307-319.
A HIGH-THROUGHPUT AFLP-BASED METHOD FOR CONSTRUCTING INTEGRATED GENETIC AND PHYSICAL MAPS: PROGRESS TOWARD A SORGHUM GENOME MAP -
Klein, P.E., Klein, R.R., Cartinhour, S.W., Ulanch, P.E., Dong, J., Obert, J.A., Morishige, D.T., Schlueter, S.D., Childs, K.L., Ale, M. 2000. A high-throughput AFLP-based method for constructing integrated genetic and physical maps: Progress toward a sorghum genome map. Genome Research. 10:789-807.
HIGH THROUGHPUT BAC DNA ISOLATION FOR PHYSICAL MAP CONSTRUCTION OF SORGHUM (SORGHUM BICOLOR) -
COORDINATION OF PROTEIN AND MRNA ABUNDANCES OF STROMAL ENZYMES AND MRNA ABUNDANCES OF THE CLP PROTEASE SUBUNITS DURING SENESCENCE OF PHASEOLUS VULGARIS (L.) LEAVES -
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE SUBSTRATE SPECIFICITY OF SUCROSE-PHOSPHATE SYNTHASE PROTEIN KINASE -
RUBISCO, RUBISCO ACTIVASE AND RIBULOSE-5-PHOSPHATE KINASE GENE EXPRESSION AND POLYPEPTIDE ACCUMULATION IN A TOBACCO MUTANT DEFECTIVE IN CHLOROPLAST PROTEIN SYNTHESIS -
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