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Agricultural Research Service

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Renee S Arias De Ares
Peanut Research
Plant Pathology

Phone: (229) 995-7430
Fax: (229) 995-7416

1101 FORRESTER DRIVE SE
DAWSON , GA 39842

Projects
Developing Strategies to Identify Useful Genes in Peanut and Breeding High Yielding Peanut Varieties and Germplasm
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424605
DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF IMPROVED PEANUT CULTIVARS
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 422160
Silencing of Aflatoxin Synthesis Through RNA Interference (RNAi) in Peanut Plants
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426100
Peanut Productivity & Mycotoxin Control (PMIL): Silencing of Aflatoxing Synthesis through RNA Interference (RNA) in Peanut Plants
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426133
Silencing of Aflatoxin Synthesis Through RNA Interference (RNAi) in Peanut Plants
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426542
Genetic Diversity of Aflatoxigenic Aspergillus Species in African Countries
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426929
Genetic Diversity of Aflatoxigenic Aspergillus Species in African Countries
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426933

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Molecular markers developed for Pouteria sapota -
Survey of Aspergillus and Aflatoxin in Groundnuts (Arachis hypogaea L.) and Groundnut Cake in Eastern Ethiopia -
Status of Macrophomina phaseolina on strawberry in California and preliminary characterization of the pathogen -
Koike, S., Arias De Ares, R.S., Hogan, C.S., Martin, F.N., Gordon, T. 2016. Status of Macrophomina phaseolina on strawberry in California and preliminary characterization of the pathogen. International Journal of Fruit Science. doi: 10.1080/15538362.2016.1195313.
Workflow to study genetic biodiversity of aflatoxigenic Aspergillus spp. in Georgia, USA -
Draft Genome Sequence of Cercospora arachidicola, Cause of Early Leaf Spot in Peanut -
Host-Induced Gene Silencing (HIGS) of aflatoxin synthesis genes in peanut and maize: use of RNA interference and genetic diversity of Aspergillus -
Genome Sequences of Eight Aspergillus flavus spp. and One A. parasiticus sp., Isolated From Peanut Seeds in Georgia -
Faustinelli, P.C., Wang, X.M., Palencia, E.R., Arias De Ares, R.S. 2016. Genome Sequences of eight Aspergillus flavus spp. and one A. parasiticus sp., isolated from peanut seeds in Georgia. Genome Announcements. 4(2):e00278-16. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00278-16.
Characterization of microsatellites in Fusicladium effusum, cause of pecan scab -
Bock, C.H., Chen, C., Yu, F., Stevenson, K.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Wood, B.W. 2016. Characterization of microsatellites in Fusicladium effusum, cause of pecan scab. Forest Pathology. doi: 10.1111/efp.12278.
Genomics of peanut leaf-spot pathogens; and RNA-interference-mediated control of aflatoxins -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M., Sobolev, V., Lamb, M.C. 2015. Genomics of peanut leaf-spot pathogens; and RNA-interference-mediated control of aflatoxins. Meeting Abstract. Plant Pathology Dept. seminar series, UGA.
Draft Genome Sequence of Cercospora arachidicola, Causal Agent of Early Leaf Spot in Peanuts Reprint Icon -
Orner, V.A., Cantonwine, E.G., Wang, X.M., Abouelleil, A., Bochicchio, J., Nusbaum, C., Culbreath, A.K., Abdo, Z., Arias, R.S. 2015. Draft Genome Sequence of Cercospora arachidicola, Causal Agent of Early Leaf Spot in Peanuts. Genome Announcements. 3(6).
Developing an in vitro method to assess aflatoxin biosynthesis suppression in Aspergillus flavus through RNAi technologies -
Development of a large set of microsatellite markers in Zapote Maney (Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) (H.E. Moore & Stearn) and their potential use in the study of the species -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Castillo, J.M., Sobolev, V., Blancarte-Jasso, N.H., Simpson, S.A., Ballard, L.L., Duke, M.V., Liu, X.F., Irish, B.M., Scheffler, B.E. 2015. Development of a large set of microsatellite markers in Zapote Maney (Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) (H.E. Moore & Stearn) and their potential use in the study of the species. Molecules. 20(60):11400-11417.
DIVERSITY OF PUCCINIA KUEHNII AND P. MELANOCEPHALA CAUSING RUST DISEASES ON BRAZILIAN SUGARCANE -
Urashima, A.S., Mistura, T.F., Sakuno, C.I., Piotto, F., Rodrigo, G., Arias De Ares, R.S. 2015. DIVERSITY OF PUCCINIA KUEHNII AND P. MELANOCEPHALA CAUSING RUST DISEASES ON BRAZILIAN SUGARCANE. CINCAE: Centro de Investigacion de la Cana de Azucar del Ecuador - XI Pathilogy and IX Entomology Workshops.
RNAi-mediated control of aflatoxins in peanut: Method to analyze mycotoxin production and transgene expression in the peanut/Aspergillus pathosystem Reprint Icon -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M., Sobolev, V. 2015. RNAi-mediated control of aflatoxins in peanut: Method to analyze mycotoxin production and transgene expression in the peanut/Aspergillus pathosystem. Journal of Visualized Experiments. Issue 106:e53398.
Chemical Interruption of Flowering to Improve Harvested Peanut Maturity -
Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B., Butts, C.L., Dang, P.M., Arias De Ares, R.S., Chen, C., Davis, J.P. 2015. Chemical Interruption of Flowering to Improve Harvested Peanut Maturity. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. Charleston, SC.
Genetic diversity and structure in Mamey [P. sapota (Jacq.) H.E. Moore & Stearn] by using microsatellite markers -
Martinez-Castillo, J., Arias De Ares, R.S. 2015. Genetic diversity and structure in Mamey [P. sapota (Jacq.) H.E. Moore & Stearn] by using microsatellite markers [abstract]. Latin American Symposium: Domestication and management of genetic resources.
Ecology, Behavior and Bionomics: First Genotyping of Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith)(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Progeny from Crosses between Bt-Resistant and Bt-Susceptible Populations, and 65-Locus Discrimination of Isofami -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Portilla, M., Ray, J.D., Blanco, C.A., Simpson, S.A., Scheffler, B.E. 2015. Ecology, Behavior and Bionomics: First Genotyping of Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Progeny from Crosses between Bt-Resistant and Bt-Susceptible Populations, and 65-Locus Discrimination of Isofamilies. The Journal of Botanical Society. 4:18-29.
RNAi control of aflatoxins in peanut plants, a multifactorial system -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M., Sobolev, V., Lamb, M.C. 2014. RNAi control of aflatoxins in peanut plants, a multifactorial system. Meeting Abstract. International Conference on Advances in Arachis Through Genomics and Biotechnology.
RNA interference reduces aflatoxin accumulation by Aspergillus flavus in peanut seeds -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M., Sobolev, V. 2014. RNA interference reduces aflatoxin accumulation by Aspergillus flavus in peanut seeds. World Mycotoxins Forum 8th Conference.
Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling -
Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B., Butts, C.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M. 2014. Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling. Meeting Abstract. (AL Farmers Federation, Huntsville, AL).
Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling -
Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B., Butts, C.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M. 2014. Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling. Meeting Abstract. (Auburn University, Auburn, AL).
Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling -
Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B., Butts, C.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M. 2014. Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling. Meeting Abstract. (GA State University, Albany, GA)
Evidence for host preference of Macrophomina phaseolina on strawberry -
Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling -
Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B., Butts, C.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M. 2014. Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling. Meeting Abstract. FL Peanut Producers Assoc., Marianna, FL)
Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling -
Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B., Butts, C.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M. 2014. Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling. Meeting Abstract. AL Peanut Producers Assoc., Selma, AL)
Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling -
Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B., Butts, C.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M. 2014. Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling. Meeting Abstract. (AL Peanut Producers Assoc., Headland, AL)
Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling -
Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B., Butts, C.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M. 2014. Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling. Meeting Abstract. (MS Peanut Producers Assoc., Hattiesburg, MS)
Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling -
Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B., Butts, C.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M. 2014. Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling. Meeting Abstract. (AL Peanut Producers Assoc., Bayou La Batre, AL
Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling -
Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B., Butts, C.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M. 2014. Technology for Improving Production, Economic Efficiency, Quality, and Sustainability in Peanut Production and Handling. Meeting Abstract. (AL and FL Peanut Producers).
Genetic diversity and population structure of Fusicladium effusum on pecan in the U.S.A. -
Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W., Stevenson, K.L., Arias De Ares, R.S. 2014. Genetic diversity and population structure of Fusicladium effusum on pecan in the U.S.A.. Plant Disease. 98:916-923.
Technology for improving production, economic efficiency, quality, and sustainability in peanut production and handling -
Lamb, M.C., Sorensen, R.B., Butts, C.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Dang, P.M. 2014. Technology. Meeting Abstract.
First report of Pantoea ananatis (Syn. Erwinia uredovora) being associated with peanut rust in Georgia -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Power, I., Culbreath, A.K., Sobolev, V.S., Lamb, M.C. 2013. First report of Pantoea ananatis (Syn. Erwinia uredovora) being associated with peanut rust in Georgia. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/PHP-2013-07XX-01-BR.
Genetic polymorphism of Puccinia arachidis -
Power, I.L., Arias De Ares, R.S., Culbreath, A.K. 2013. Genetic polymorphism of Puccinia arachidis. Phytopathology. 103(Suppl. 2):S2.115. APS-MSA Joint Meeting. Austin, Texas. August 10–14, 2013
Potential involvement of Aspergillus flavus laccases in peanut invasion at low water potential Reprint Icon -
Arias, R.S., Sobolev, V.S., Orner, V.A., Dang, P.M., Lamb, M.C. 2014. Potential involvement of Aspergillus flavus laccases in peanut invasion at low water potential. Plant Pathology. 63(2):354-364.
Distribution of bacterial endophytes in peanut seeds obtained from axenic and control plant material under field conditions Reprint Icon -
Sobolev, V.S., Orner, V.A., Arias De Ares, R.S. 2013. Distribution of bacterial endophytes in peanut seeds obtained from axenic and control plant material under field conditions. Plant and Soil. 371(1-2):367-376.
Molecular markers and strategies to control aflatoxin in peanut -
Arias De Ares, R.S. 2013. Molecular markers and strategies to control aflatoxin in peanut. Valdosta State University. 03-07-2013. Oral Presentation.
Development and characterization of seashore paspalum SSR markers -
Harris-Shultz, K.R., Raymer, P., Scheffler, B.E., Arias De Ares, R.S. 2013. Development and characterization of seashore paspalum SSR markers. Crop Science. 53:2679-2685.
Molecular Diversity of the peanut rust pathogen and its host -
Power, I.L., Tillman, B.L., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Ozias-Akins, P., Chu, Y., Arias De Ares, R.S., Culbreath, A.K. 2013. Molecular Diversity of the peanut rust pathogen and its host. Phytopathology 103(Suppl.1): S1.9. APS-Southern Division Meeting. Feb. 08-10,2013. Baton Rouge, LA.
Development and characterization of seashore paspulum SSR markers and identification of markers associated with salt tolerance -
Harris-Shultz, K.R., Raymer, P., Duke, M.V., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E., Arias De Ares, R.S. 2012. Development and characterization of seashore paspulum SSR markers and identification of markers associated with salt tolerance. Visions for a Sustainable Planet. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA 2012 International Annual Meetings. Oct. 21-24, 2012, Cincinnati, OH. Agronomy Abstracts. p. 143.
Microsatellite markers in plant pathogenic fungi -
Arias, R.S., Ray, J.D., Mengistu, A., Glynn, N.C., Scheffler, B.E. 2012. Microsatellite markers in plant pathogenic fungi. Meeting Proceedings.
Molecular tools used in agriculture -
Arias, R.S. 2011. Molecular tools used in agriculture. Albany State University. October 31, 2011. Meeting Proceedings.
Comparison of whole-genome amplifications for microsatellite genotyping of Rotylenchulus reniformis -
Arias, R.S., Stetina, S.R., Scheffler, B.E. 2011. Comparison of whole-genome amplifications for microsatellite genotyping of Rotylenchulus reniformis. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology. DOI:10.2225/vol14-issue3-fulltext-13.
Isolation and characterisation of the first microsatellite markers for Cyperus rotundus -
Arias, R.S., Molin, W.T., Ray, J.D., Peel, M., Scheffler, B.E. 2011. Isolation and characterisation of the first microsatellite markers for Cyperus rotundus. Weed Research. 51:451-460.
First microsatellites developed from Spodoptera frugiperda and their potential use for population genetics -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Blanco, C.A., Portilla, M., Snodgrass, G.L., Scheffler, B.E. 2011. First microsatellites developed from Spodoptera frugiperda and their potential use for population genetics. Entomology Society America Annual Meeting. 104(3):516-587.
First microsatellites from Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and their potential use for population genetics -
Arias, R.S., Blanco, C.A., Portilla, M., Snodgrass, G.L., Scheffler, B.E. 2011. First microsatellites from Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and their potential use for population genetics. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(3):576-587.
Genomics of Tropical Fruit Tree Crops Reprint Icon -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Borrone, J.W., Tondo, C.L., Kuhn, D.N., Schnell Ii, R.J. 2012. Genomics of Tropical Fruit Tree Crops. Book Chapter. In: Schnell, R.J., Priyadarshan, P.M., editors. Genomics of Tree Crops. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. p. 209-239.
Batch Isolation of Microsatellites for Tropical Plant Species Pyrosequencing -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Irish, B.M., Ballard, L.L., Duke, M.V., Liu, X.F., Simpson, S.A., Scheffler, B.E. 2010. Batch Isolation of Microsatellites for Tropical Plant Species Pyrosequencing. Plant and Animal Genome. Abstract P089.
Discriminating microsatellites from Macrophomina phaseolina and their potential association to biological functions -
Arias, R.S., Ray, J.D., Mengistu, A., Scheffler, B.E. 2011. Discriminating microsatellites from Macrophomina phaseolina and their potential association to biological functions. Plant Pathology. 60(4):709-718 DOI:10.1111/j.1365-3059.2010.02421.x.
UPIC + GO: Zeroing in on informative markers -
Ford, D., Arias, R.S., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E., Duke, M.V., Simpson, S.A., Newsome, A. 2010. UPIC + GO: Zeroing in on informative markers. Eighth Annual Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference, International Society of Computational Biology (ISCB), December 09-11, 2010, Aspen, CO. Meeting Proceedings.
Development of simple sequence repeat markers for Chionanthus retusus (Oleaceae) and effective discrimination of closely related taxa -
Arias, R.S., Techen, N., Rinehart, T.A., Olsen, R.T., Kirkbride, J.H., Scheffler, B.E. 2010. Development of simple sequence repeat markers for Chionanthus retusus (Oleaceae) and effective discrimination of closely related taxa. HortScience. 46(1):23-29.
Susceptibility of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) isofamilies to Cry1Ac and Cry1F proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis -
Blanco, C., Portilla, M., Jurat-Fuentes, J., Sanchez, J.F., Viteri, D., Vega-Aquin, P., Teran-Vargas, A.P., Azuara-Dominguez, A., Lopez, J., Arias De Ares, R.S., Zhu, Y., Barrera, D., Jackson, R.E. 2010. Susceptibility of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) isofamilies to Cry1Ac and Cry1F proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis. Southwestern Entomologist. 35(3):409-415.
Gibberellin-associated cisgenes modify growth, stature and wood properties in Populus -
Han, K.M., Dharmawardhana, P., Arias, R.S., Ma, C., Busov, V., Strauss, S.H. 2011. Gibberellin-associated cisgenes modify growth, stature and wood properties in Populus. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 9(2):162-178.
Optimized construction of microsatellite-enriched libraries -
Techen, N., Arias De Ares, R.S., Pan, Z., Khan, I., Scheffler, B.E. 2010. Optimized construction of microsatellite-enriched libraries. Molecular Ecology. 10:508-515.
Microsatellites Reveal Genetic Diversity in Reniform Nematode Populations -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Stetina, S.R., Tonos, J.L., Scheffler, J.A., Scheffler, B.E. 2010. Microsatellites Reveal Genetic Diversity in Reniform Nematode Populations. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 4-7, 2010
Optimized Construction of SSR-enriched Libraries -
Techen, N., Arias De Ares, R.S., Glynn, N.C., Pan, Z., Khan, I.A., Scheffler, B.E. 2010. Optimized Construction of SSR-enriched Libraries. Molecular Ecology Resources. 10(3)508-515
Fingerprinting the bad guys, SSR DNA-profiling of Nutsedge -
Development of SSR markers for Chionanthus retusus (Oleaceae) and effective discrimination of closely related taxa -
Arias, R.S., Techen, N., Rinehart, T.A., Olsen, R.T., Kirkbride, J.H., Scheffler, B.E. 2009. Development of SSR markers for Chionanthus retusus (Oleaceae) and effective discrimination of closely related taxa. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting, July 24-28, 2008, St. Louis, MO. meeting Prodeedings. 44(4):1007.
UPIC: Perl scripts to determine the number of SSR markers to run -
Arias, R.S., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E. 2009. UPIC: Perl scripts to determine the number of SSR markers to run. Molecular markers in Horticulture Symposium, July 29-31, 2009, Corvallis, Oregon State University. Meeting Proceedings.
Microsatellites Reveal Genetic Diversity in Rotylenchulus reniformis Populations -
Arias, R.S., Stetina, S.R., Tonos, J.L., Scheffler, J.A., Scheffler, B.E. 2009. Microsatellites Reveal Genetic Diversity in Rotylenchulus reniformis Populations. Journal of Nematology. 41(2): 146-156.
UPIC: Perl scripts to determine the number of SSR markers to run Reprint Icon -
Arias, R.S., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E. 2009. UPIC: How Many SSR Markers to Run. Bioinformation 3(8):352-360, http://www.bioinformation.net/003/007800032009.htm
WUS and STM-based reporter genes for studying meristem development in poplar -
Bao, Y., Dharmawardhana, P., Arias, R.S., Allen, M., Ma, C., Strauss, S. 2009. WUS and STM-based reporter genes for studying meristem development in poplar. Plant Cell Reports 28:947-962.
Characterization of a higher plant herbicide-resistant phytoene desaturase and its use as a selectable marker -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Dayan, F.E., Albrecht, M., Howell, J., Scheffler, B.E. 2006. Characterization of a higher plant herbicide-resistant phytoene desaturase and its use as a selectable marker. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 4:263-273.
MOLECULAR EVOLUTION OF HERBICIDE RESISTANCE TO PHYTOENE DESATURASE INHIBITORS IN HYDRILLA VERTICILLATA AND ITS POTENTIAL USE TO GENERATE HEBICIDE-RESISTANT CROPS -
Arias, R.S., Netherland, M.D., Scheffler, B.E., Puri, A., Dayan, F.E. 2005. Molecular evolution of herbicide resistance to phytoene desaturase inhibitors in hydrilla verticillata and its potential use to generate hebicide-resistant crops. Pest Management Science. 61:258-268.
SOMATIC MUTATION-MEDIATED EVOLUTION OF HERBICIDE RESISTANCE IN THE NONINDIGENOUS INVASIVE PLANT HYDRILLA (HYDRILLA VERTICILLATA) -
Michel, A., Arias De Ares, R.S., Scheffler, B.E., Duke, S.O., Netherland, M., Dayan, F.E. 2004. Somatic mutation-mediated evolution of herbicide resistance in the nonindigenous invasive plant hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata). Molecular Ecology. 13:3229-3237.
Bioengineering resistance to phytoene desaturase inhibitors in Arabidopsis thaliana -
Arias, R.S., Netherland, M.D., Michel, A., Duke, S.O., Scheffler, B.E., Dayan, F.E. 2004. Bioengineering resistance to phytoene desaturase inhibitors in Arabidopsis thaliana. Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) Meeting, February 11, 2004, Kansas City, MO. Meeting Proceedings.
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