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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Brandon D Tonnis
Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit
Biological Science Lab Technician

Phone: (770) 412-4715
Fax: (770) 229-3323

1109 EXPERIMENT ST
GRIFFIN , GA 302231797


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Seed protein percentage and mineral concentration variability and correlation with other seed quality traits in the U.S. Peanut mini-core collection -
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.
Review of traditional and non-traditional medicinal genetic resources in the USDA, ARS, PGRCU collection evaluated for flavonoid concentrations and anthocyanin indexes -
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2016. Review of traditional and non-traditional medicinal genetic resources in the USDA, ARS, PGRCU collection evaluated for flavonoid concentrations and anthocyanin indexes. Austin Food Sciences. 1(2):1007.
Development of DNA markers for newly identified high-oleate peanut mutants -
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Chen, Z., Chen, C., Pederson, G.A. 2016. Development of DNA markers for newly identified high-oleate peanut mutants. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. Paper No. 33.
Characterization of newly identified natural high-oleate mutant from the USDA cultivated peanut germplasm collection -
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., An, Y., Pinnow, D.L., Chen, C.Y., Pederson, G.A. 2016. Characterization of newly identified natural high-oleate mutant from the USDA cultivated peanut germplasm collection.[Abstract] Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Paper No. P1033.
Newly identified natural high oleate mutant from Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. hypogaea -
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., An, Y., Pinnow, D.L., Tishchenko, V., Pederson, G.A. 2015. Newly identified natural high oleate mutant from Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. hypogaea. Molecular Breeding. 35:186.
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.
Progress on screening the USDA cultivated peanut germplasm collection for variability in seed weight, seed-coat color, oil content and fatty acid composition -
Evaluation of various fungal pretreatment of switchgrass for enhanced saccharification and simultaneous enzyme production -
Liu, J., Sidhu, S., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Habteselassie, M., Huang, Q. 2015. Evaluation of various fungal pretreatment of switchgrass for enhanced saccharification and simultaneous enzyme production. Journal of Cleaner Production. 104:480-488.
Genetic mapping of QTLs controlling fatty acids provided insights into the genetic control of fatty acid synthesis pathway in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) -
Wang, M.L., Khera, P., Pandey, M.K., Wang, H., Qiao, L., Feng, S., Tonnis, B.D., Barkley, N.L., Pinnow, D.L., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Culbreath, A.K., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2015. Genetic mapping of QTLs controlling fatty acids provided insights into the genetic control of fatty acid synthesis pathway in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). PLoS One. 10(4):e0119454. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119454.
Identification of QTLs associated with oil content and mapping FAD2 genes and their relative contribution to oil quality in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) -
Pandey, M.K., Wang, M.L., Qiao, L., Feng, S., Khera, P., Wang, H., Tonnis, B.D., Barkley, N.L., Wang, J., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Culbreath, A., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2014. Identification of QTLs associated with oil content and mapping FAD2 genes and their relative contribution to oil quality in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 15:133.
Variation in Seed Fatty Acid Composition, and Sequence Divergence in the FAD2 Gene Coding Region between Wild and Cultivated Sesame -
Chen, Z., Tonnis, B.D., Morris, J.B., Wang, R.B., Zhang, A., Pinnow, D.L., Wang, M.L. 2014. Variation in Seed Fatty Acid Composition, and Sequence Divergence in the FAD2 Gene Coding Region between Wild and Cultivated Sesame. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62:11706-11710.
Development of an EMS-induced sesame mutant population for target induced local lesions in genomes (TILLING) -
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Morris, J.B., Pederson, G.A. 2015. Development of an EMS-induced sesame mutant population for target induced local lesions in genomes (TILLING).[abstract] Plant and Animal Genome Conference. p.292.
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.
Research progress in some traditional and non-traditional medicinal species in the USDA, ARS, PGRCU (S9) germplasm collection -
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2014. Research progress in some traditional and non-traditional medicinal species in the USDA, ARS, PGRCU (S9) germplasm collection.[abstract] Proceedings Assoc for Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC) Annual Meeting. Paper No. 20.
Flavonol content, oil %, and fatty acid composition variability in seeds of Teramnus labialis and T. uncinatus accessions with nutraceutical potential -
Morris, J.B., Tonnis, B.D., Wang, M.L. 2014. Flavonol content, oil %, and fatty acid composition variability in seeds of Teramnus labialis and T. uncinatus accessions with nutraceutical potential. Journal of Dietary Supplement. doi: 10.3109/19390211.2014.937048.
Variability of seed oil content and fatty acid composition in the entire USDA sesame germplasm collection -
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Davis, J., Morris, J.B., Pederson, G.A. 2014. Variability of seed oil content and fatty acid composition in the entire USDA sesame germplasm collection.[abstract] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Paper No. 115-4.
Genetic resources of the functional food, teramnus labialis (L.f.) spreng for improving seed number, flavonol content, oil %, and fatty acid compositions -
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2014. Genetic resources of the functional food, teramnus labialis (L.f.) spreng for improving seed number, flavonol content, oil %, and fatty acid compositions.(abstract) Proceedings American Society of Horticultural Sciences. Poster No. 231, p.107.
Genetic diversity and population structure of castor germplasm within the U.S. collection -
Wang, M.L., Dzievit, M., Chen, Z., Morris, J.B., Barkley, N.L., Tonnis, B.D., Pederson, G.A., Yu, J. 2014. Genetic diversity and population structure of castor germplasm within the U.S. collection [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings.January 10-15, 2014, San Diego, California. Poster No. 1117.
Desmodium genetic resources for improving flavonoid concentrations, oil, and fatty acid content Reprint Icon -
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2013. Desmodium genetic resources for improving flavonoid concentrations, oil, and fatty acid content. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. doi:10.1017/S1479262113000397 p 1-9.
Genetic variability for phenotype, seed production, oil content, and fatty acid composition among 17 Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) accessions -
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2013. Genetic variability for phenotype, seed production, oil content, and fatty acid composition among 17 Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) accessions. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. (Abstract) p. 181.
Seed chemical composition variability and FAD2A functional SNP genotypes in the U.S. peanut mini-core collection -
Wang, M.L., Chen, C., Tonnis, B.D., Barkley, N.L., Pederson, G.A. 2013. Seed chemical composition variability and FAD2A functional SNP genotypes in the U.S. peanut mini-core collection.[abstract] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 105-2.
Effect of GxE interaction on oil content and fatty acid composition of cultivated peanuts -
Chen, C.Y., Wang, M.L., Barkley, N.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2013. Effect of GxE interaction on oil content and fatty acid composition of cultivated peanuts. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. Paper No. 48.
Fatty acid, flavonol, and mineral composition variability among seven macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) verdc. accessions Reprint Icon -
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Grusak, M.A., Tonnis, B.D. 2013. Fatty acid, flavonol, and mineral composition variability among seven macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) verdc. accessions. Agriculture 2013. 3(1):157-169.
Oil, fatty acid, flavonoid, and resveratrol content variability in FAD2A functional SNP genotypes in the U.S. peanut mini-core collection Reprint Icon -
Wang, M.L., Chen, C.Y., Tonnis, B.D., Barkley, N.L., Pinnow, D.L., Pittman, R.N., Davis, J., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Stalker, H., Pederson, G.A. 2013. Oil, fatty acid, flavonoid, and resveratrol content variability in FAD2A functional SNP genotypes in the U.S. peanut mini-core collection. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:2875-2882.
Fungal pretreatment of switchgrass for improved saccharification and simultaneous enzyme production -
Liu, J., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Habteselassie, M., Liao, X., Huang, Q. 2012. Fungal pretreatment of switchgrass for improved saccharification and simultaneous enzyme production. Bioresource Technology. 135:39-45.
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.
Variability of phenotype, anthocyanin indexes, and flavonoids in accessions from a close relative of soybean, Neontonia wightii (Wright & Arn. J.A. Lackey) in the U.S. germplasm collection for potential use as a health forage -
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2013. Variability of phenotype, anthocyanin indexes, and flavonoids in accessions from a close relative of soybean, Neontonia wightii (Wright & Arn. J.A. Lackey) in the U.S. germplasm collection for potential use as a health forage. In: El-Shemy, Hany A., editor.Soybean Bio-Active Compounds. Rijeka,Croatia:Intech. p.375-386.
Mineral, flavonoid, and fatty acid concentrations in ten diverse Lablab purpureus (L.) sweet accessions. -
Morris, J.B., Grusak, M.A., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2013. Mineral, flavonoid, and fatty acid concentrations in ten diverse Lablab purpureus (L.) sweet accessions. In: Kuang, H., editor. Phytochemicals: Occurence in Nature, Health Effects and Antioxidant Properties. New York, NY, Nova Publishers. p. 219-224.
Evaluation of oil content and fatty acid composition in the USDA castor germplasm collection for biodiesel production. -
Wang, M.L., Morris, J.B., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Davis, J., Raymer, P., Pederson, G.A. 2012. Evaluation of oil content and fatty acid composition in the USDA castor germplasm collection for biodiesel production [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 250-3.
Assessment of oil content and fatty acid composition variability in two economically important Hibiscus species. -
Wang, M.L., Morris, J.B., Tonnis, B.D., Davis, J., Pederson, G.A. 2012. Assessment of oil content and fatty acid composition variability in two economically important Hibiscus species. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:6620-6626.
Screening the entire USDA castor germplasm collection for oil content and fatty acid composition for optimum biodiesel production -
Wang, M.L., Morris, J.B., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Davis, J., Raymer, P., Pederson, G.A. 2011. Screening the entire USDA castor germplasm collection for oil content and fatty acid composition for optimum biodiesel production. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(17):9250-9256.
Mineral, fatty acid, and flavonoid content in a subset of plant introductions from the pulse species, Macrotyloma uniflorum. -
Morris, J.B., Grusak, M.A., Tonnis, B.D., Wang, M.L. 2011. Mineral, fatty acid, and flavonoid content in a subset of plant introductions from the pulse species, Macrotyloma uniflorum.. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. San Antonio, TX (Oct. 16-19, 2011).
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