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Agricultural Research Service

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Marilyn Warburton
Corn Host Plant Resistance Research
Genetics

Phone: (662) 325-7996
Fax: (662) 325-8441
Room 345

DORMAN HALL - STONE BLVD.
MISSISSIPPI STATE , MS 39762

Projects
Genetic Improvement of Maize with Enhanced Resistance to Aflatoxin and Insects
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424767
Technical Services, Collaborative Research and Cooperative Activities with the United States Agency for International Development, Phase III
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 426146
Breeding of Aflatoxin Genetic Resistance in Maize
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428179
Breeding and Mapping of Aflatoxin Genetic Resistance in Maize
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428183
New Statistical Tools to Study Aflatoxin Genetic Resistance in Maize
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428324
Aflatoxin Genetic Resistance in Maize
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423598

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Using Genome-Wide Associations to Identify Metabolic Pathways Involved in Maize Aflatoxin Accumulation Resistance -
Tang, J.D., Perkins, A., Williams, W.P., Warburton, M.L. 2015. Using genome-wide associations to identify metabolic pathways involved in maize aflatoxin accumulation resistance. BMC Genomics. 16:673. doi:10.1186/s12864-015-1874-9.
Genomic, transcriptomic and phenomic variation reveals the complex adaptation to stress response of modern maize breeding -
Liu, H., Wang, X., Warburton, M.L., Wen, W., Jin, M., Liu, J., Tong, H., Pan, Q., Yang, X., Dong, X., Yan, J. 2015. Genomic, transcriptomic and phenomic variation reveals the complex adaptation to stress response of modern maize breeding. Molecular Plant. 8:871-884.
RNAi silencing of the 14 kDa trypsin inhibitor protein in maize and its effect on host resistance against Aspergillus flavus infection/aflatoxin production -
Chen, Z.Y., Warburton, M.L., Hawkins, L.K., Wei, Q., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Raruang, Y. 2016. Production of the 14 kDa trypsin inhibitor protein is important for maize resistance against Aspergillus flavus infection/aflatoxin. World Mycotoxin Journal. 9(2):215-228.
Breaking wheat yield barriers requires integrated efforts in developing countries -
Rauf, S., Zaharieva, M., Warburton, M.L., Zhang, P., Al-Sadi, A., Khalil, F.,Kozak, M., and Tariq, S.A. 2015. Breaking wheat yield barriers requires integrated efforts in developing countries. Journal of Integrative Agriculture. 14(8):1447-1474.
Whole genome association study for drought, aflatoxin resistance, and important agronomic traits in maize in a sub-tropical environment -
Farfan, I.D.B., De La Fuente, G., Murray, S.C., Isakeit, T., Huang, P., Warburton, M.L., Williams, W.P., Windham, G.L., Kolomeits, M. 2015. Genome wide association study for drought, aflatoxin resistance, and important agronomic traits of maize hybrids in the sub-tropics. PLoS ONE. 10(2):e0117737. doi:10:1371/journal.pone.0117737.
Molecular breeding for developing drought tolerant and disease resistant maize in sub Saharan Africa -
Semagn, K., Beyene, Y., Babu, R., Nair, S., Gowda, M., Das, B., Tarekegne, A.Olsen, M., Mugo,S., Mahuku, G.,Worku, M., Warburton, M.L., Olsen, M., Prasanna, B.M. 2015. Quantitative trait loci mapping and molecular breeding for developing stress resilient maize for sub-Saharan Africa. Crop Science. 55:1449-1459. doi:10.2135/cropsci2014.09.0646.
Characterization of the chitinase gene family and the effect on A. flavus and aflatoxin resistance in maize. -
Hawkins, L.K., Mylroie, J.E., Oliveira, D., Smith, J.S., Ozkan, S., Windham, G.L., Williams, W.P., Warburton, M.L. 2015. Characterization of the chitinase genes and their effect on A. flavus and aflatoxin accumulation resistance. PLoS One 10(6):e0126185. doi:10/1371/journal.pone.0126185.
Genome wide association mapping of Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin accumulation resistance in maize -
Warburton, M.L., Tang, J.D., Windham, G.L., Hawkins, L.K., Murray, S., Xu, W., Boykin, D.L., Perkins, A., Williams, W.P. 2015. Genome wide association mapping of Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin accumulation resistance in maize. Crop Science. 55:1-11, doi:10.2135/cropsci2014.6.0424.
Parental genome contribution in maize DH lines derived from six backcross populations using genotyping by sequencing and its relationship with testcross performance -
Ogugo, V., Semagn, K., Beyene, Y., Runo, S., Olsen, M., Warburton, M.L. 2014. Parental genome contribution in maize DH lines derived from six backcross populations using genotyping by sequencing. Euphytica. 202:129-139. doi:10.1007/s10681-014-1238-6.
Aflatoxin resistance in maize: what have we learned lately? -
Warburton, M.L., Williams, W.P. 2014. Aflatoxin resistance in maize: what have we learned lately?. Advances in Botany. 2014:352831, doi:10.1155/2014/352831.
Identifying and developing maize germplasm with resistance to aflatoxin contamination -
Williams, W.P., Krakowsky, M.D., Scully, B.T., Brown, R.L., Menkir, A., Warburton, M.L., Windham, G.L. 2015. Identifying and developing maize germplasm with resistance to aflatoxin contamination. World Mycotoxin Journal. 8(2):193-209.
Genetic relationships and structure among open pollinated maize varieties adapted to eastern and southern Africa using microsatellite markers -
Semagn, K., Magorokosho, C., Ogugo, V., Makumbi, D., Warburton, M.L. 2014. Genetic relationships and structure among open-pollinated maize varieties adapted to eastern and southern Africa using microsatellite markers. Molecular Breeding. DOI 10.1007/s11032-014-0126-z
Bulk genetic characterization of Ghanaian maize landraces using microsatellite markers -
Oppong, A., Bedoya, C., Ewool, M., Adu-Dapaah, H., Lamptey, J., Ofori, K., Offei, S., Warburton, M.L. 2014. Bulk genetic characterization of Ghanaian maize landraces using microsatellite markers. Maydica. 59:1-8.
Quantitative Trait Loci for Resistance to Aspergillus Ear Rot: Analysis by Linkage Mapping, Characterization of Near-Isogenic Lines and Meta-Analysis -
Mideros, S., Warburton, M.L., Jamann, T., Windham, G.L., Williams, W.P., Nelson, R. 2014. Quantitative trait loci influencing mycotoxin contamination of maize: analysis by linkage mapping, characterization of near-isogenic lines and meta-analysis. Crop Science. 54:127-142.
Genome-wide association analysis for non agronomic traits in maize under well-watered and water-stressed conditions. -
Xu, Y., Warburton, M.L., Sawkins, M., Zhang, X., Setter, T., Xu, Y., Grudloyma, P., Gethi, J., Ribaut, J., Li, W., Zhang, X., Zheng, Y., Yan, J. 2013. Genome-wide association analysis for non agronomic traits in maize under well-watered and water-stressed conditions. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 126(10):2587-96. DOI 10.1007/s00122-013-2158-x.
Characterization of a maize association mapping panel for new sources of Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin accumulation resistance -
Warburton, M.L., Williams, W.P., Windham, G.L., Murray, S., Xu, W., Hawkins, L.K., Franco, J. 2013. Phenotypic and genetic characterization of a maize association mapping panel developed for identification of new sources of resistance to Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin accumulation. Crop Science. 53:2374-2383.
Development of a gene - based marker correlated to reduced aflatoxin accumulation in maize -
Mylroie, J.E., Warburton, M.L., Wilkinson, J.R. 2013. Development of a gene - based marker correlated to reduced aflatoxin accumulation in maize. Euphytica. 194:431-441.
Meta-analyses of QTL for grain yield and anthesis silking interval in 18 maize populations evaluated under water-stressed and well-watered environments -
Samagn, K., Beyene, Y., Warburton, M.L., Tarkegne, A., Mugo, S., Meisel, B., Schabiague, P., Prasanna, B.M. 2013. Meta-analyses of QTL for grain yield and anthesis silking interval in 18 maize populations evaluated under water-stressed and well-watered environments. BMC Genomics. 14:313. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/14/313.
Natural variation in the sequence of PSY1 enhances provitamin A biofortification of yellow maize -
Fu, Z., Chai, Y., Zhou, Y., Yang, X., Warburton, M.L., Xu, S., Cai, Y., Zhang, D., Li, J., Yan, J. 2012. Natural variation in the sequence of PSY1 and frequency of favorable polymorphisms among tropical and temperate maize germplasm. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 126(4):923-935.
Confirming QTL for aflatoxin resistance from Mp313E in different genetic backgrounds -
Willcox, M., Davis, G., Warburton, M.L., Windham, G.L., Abbas, H.K., Betran, J., Holland, J.B., Williams, W.P. 2013. Confirming quantitative trait loci for aflatoxin resistance from Mp313E in different genetic backgrounds. Molecular Breeding. 32(1):15-26.
Characterization of genetic diversity and linkage disequilibrium of ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 loci in maize. -
De La Fuente, G.N., Murray, S., Isakeit, T., Park, Y., Yan, Y., Warburton, M.L., Kolomiets, M.V. 2013. Characterization of genetic diversity and linkage disequilibrium of ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 loci in maize. PLoS One. 8(1):e53973. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053973.
Comparison of the performance of synthetic maize varieties created based on genetic distance or general combining ability of the parent -
Narro, L., Franco, J.D., George, M.L., Arcos, A.L., Osorio, K., Warburton, M.L. 2013. Comparison of the performance of synthetic maize varieties created based on genetic distance or general combining ability of the parent. Maydica. 57:83-91.
Genome-wide association study dissects the genetic architecture of oil biosynthesis and accumulation in maize kernel -
Hui, L., Yang, X., Wang, W., Peng, Z., Fu, J., Han, Y., Chai, Y., Guo, T., Yang, N., Liu, J., Warburton, M.L., Chen, Y., Hao, X., Zhang, P., Liu, Y., Li, J., Wang, G., Yan, J. 2012. Genome-wide association study dissects the genetic architecture of oil biosynthesis and accumulation in maize kernel. Nature Genetics. 45(1):43-50. doi:10.1038/ng.2484.
Molecular characterization of diverse CIMMYT maize inbred lines from eastern and southern Africa using single nucleotide polymorphic markers -
Semagn, K., Magorokosho, C., Vivek, B.S., Makumbi, D., Beyene, Y., Mugo, S., Prasanna, B.M., Warburton, M.L. 2012. Molecular characterization of diverse CIMMYT maize inbred lines from eastern and southern Africa using single nucleotide polymorphic markers. BioMed Central (BMC) Genetics. 13:113. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-113.
An 11-bp insertion in Zea mays FatB reduces the palmitate content of fatty acids in maize grain -
Li, L., Li, H., Li, Q., Yang, X., Zheng, D., Warburton, M.L., Chai, Y., Zhang, P., Guo, Y., Yan, J., Li, J. 2011. An 11-bp insertion in Zea mays fatB reduces the palmitate acid content of fatty acids in maize grain. PLoS One. 6 (e24699):1-12.
A public platform for the verification of the phenotypic effect of candidate genes for resistance to aflatoxin accumulation and Aspergillus flavus infection in maize -
Warburton, M.L., Williams, W.P., Hawkins, L., Bridges, S., Gresham, C., Harper, J., Ozkan, S., Mylroie, J.E., Shan, X. 2011. A public platform for the verification of the phenotypic effect of candidate genes for resistance to aflatoxin accumulation and Aspergillus flavus infection in maize. Toxins. 3:754-765.
Association Mapping for Enhancing Maize Genetic Improvement -
Yan, J., Warburton, M.L., Crouch, J. 2011. Association mapping for enhancing maize genetic improvement. Crop Science. 51:433-449.
Gene Flow Among Different Teosinte Taxa and Into the Domesticated Maize Gene Pool -
Warburton, M.L., Wilkes, G., Taba, S., Charcosset, A., Mir, C., Dumas, F., Madur, D., Dreisigacker, S., Bedoya, C., Prasanna, B.M., Xie, C.X., Hearne, S., Franco, J. 2011. Gene flow among different teosinte taxa and into the domesticated maize gene pool. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 58:1243-1261.
Genetic Association Mapping Identifies Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Genes that Affect Abscisic Acid Levels in Maize Floral Tissues During Drought -
Setter, T.L., Yan, J., Warburton, M.L., Ribaut, J., Xu, Y., Sawkins, M., Buckler, E.S., Zhang, Z., Gore, M.A. 2010. Genetic association mapping identifies single nucleotide polymorphisms in genes that affect abscisic acid levels in maize floral tissues during drought. Journal of Experimental Botany. 62:701-716. doi:10.1093/jxb/erq308.
Integrated database for identifying candate genes for Aspergillus flavus resistance in maize -
Kelley, R.Y., Gresham, C., Harper, J., Bridges, S.M., Warburton, M.L., Hawkins, L.K., Pechanova, O., Peethambaran, B., Pechan, T., Luthe, D.S., Mylroie, J.E., Ankala, A., Ozkan, S., Henry, W.B., Williams, W.P. 2010. Integrated database for identifying candidate genes for Aspergillus flavus resistance in maize. BMC Bioinformatics. 11(6):S25.
Relationship, Evolutionary Fate and Function of Two Maize Co-orthologs of Rice GW2 Associated with Kernel Size and Weight -
Li, Q., Li, L., Yang, X., Warburton, M.L., Bai, G., Dai, J., Li, J., Yan, J. 2010. Relationship, evolutionary fate and function of two maize co-orthologs of rice GW2 associated with kernel size and weight. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 10:143-157.
Discovery and Characterization of Proteins Associated with Aflatoxin-Resistance: Evaluating Their Potential as Breeding Markers -
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.-Y, Warburton, M., Luo, M., Menkir, A., Fakhoury, A., Bhatnagar, D. 2010. Discovery and Characterization of Proteins Associated with Aflatoxin-Resistance: Evaluating Their Potential as Breeding Markers. Toxins. 2(4):919-933.
Identification of QTL contributing resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in maize -
Warburton, M.L., Brooks, T.D., Windham, G.L., Williams, W.P. 2011. Identification of novel QTL contributing resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in maize. Molecular Breeding. 27:491-499.
Genetic analysis and characterization of a new maize association mapping panel for quantitative trait loci dissesction -
Yang, X., Yan, J., Shah, T., Warburton, M.L., Li, Q., Li, L., Gao, Y., Chai, Y., Fu, Z., Zhou, Y., Xu, S., Bai, G., Yijiang, M., Zheng, Y., Li, J. 2010. Genetic Analysis and Characterization of a New Maize Association Mapping Panel for Quantitative Trait Loci Dissesction. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 121:417-431.
Rare Genetic Variation at Zea mays crtRB1 Increases B-Carotene in Maize Grain -
Yan, J., Kandianis, C.B., Haries, C.E., Bai, L., Kim, E., Yang, X., Skinner, D., Fu, Z., Mitchell, S., Li, Q., Fernandez, M., Zaharieva, M., Babu, R., Fu, Y., Palacios, N., Li, J., DellaPenna, D., Brutnell, T., Buckler, E.S., Warburton, M.L., Rocheford, T. 2010. Rare Genetic Variation at Zea mays crtRB1 Increases B-carotene in Maize Grain. Nature Genetics. 42:322-329.
Molecular marker-assisted breeding for maize improvement in Asia -
Prasanna, B.M., Pixley, K., Warburton, M.L., Xie, C. 2010. Molecular marker-assisted breeding for maize improvement in Asia. Molecular Breeding. 26:339-356.
Genetic Characterization and Linkage Disequilibrium Estimation of a Global Maize Collection Using SNP Markers -
Yan, J., Shah, T., Warburton, M.L., Buckler IV, E.S., McMullen, M.D., Crouch, J. 2009. Genetic Characterization and Linkage Disequilibrium Estimation of a Global Maize Collection Using SNP Markers. PLoS One. 4:1-14.
Microarray-Based Mapping for the Detection of Molecular Markers in Response to Aspergillus flavus Infection in Susceptible and Resistant Maize Lines -
Kelley, R.Y., Ankala, A., Sakhanokho, H.F., Mylroie, J.E., Boykin, D.L., Bridges, S., Thanthiriwatte, C., Hawkins, L.K., Windham, G.L., Warburton, M.L., Williams, W.P. 2009. Microarray-Based Mapping for the Detection of Molecular Markers in Response to Aspergillus flavus Infection in Susceptible and Resistant Maize Lines. Aflatoxin Workshop.
Cloning and Characterization of a Putative GS3 Ortholog Involved in Maize Kernel Development -
Li, Q., Yang, X., Bai, G., Warburton, M.L., Mahuku, G., Gore, M., Dai, J., Li, J., Yan, J. 2010. Cloning and Characterization of a Putative GS3 Ortholog Involved in Maize Kernel Development. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 120:753-763.
High-throughput SNP genotyping with the GoldenGate assay in maize -
Yan, J., Yang, X., Shah, T., Sanchez-Viellda, H., Li, J., Warburton, M.L., Zhou, Y., Jonathan, J., Xu, Y. 2010. High-throughput SNP Genotyping with the GoldenGate Assay in Maize. Molecular Breeding. 25:441-451.
Toward Cost-Effective Fingerprinting Methodology to Distinguish Maize Open-Pollinated Varieties -
Warburton, M.L., Setimela, P., Franco, J., Cordova, H., Pixley, K., Banziger, M., Dreisigacker, S., Bedoya, C., Macrobert, J. 2010. Toward a Cost-Effective Fingerprinting Methodology to Distinguish Maize Open-Pollinated Varieties. Crop Science. 50:467-477.
Nucelotide Diversity and Molecular Evolution of the PSY1 Gene in Zea mays Compared to some Other Grass Species -
Fu, Z.Y., Yan, J.B., Zheng, Y.P., Warburton, M.L., Crouch, J.H., Li, J.S. 2010. Nucelotide Diversity and Molecular Evolution of the PSY1 Gene in Zea mays Compared to some Other Grass Species. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 120:709-720.
Identification and mapping of new sources of resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in maize -
Warburton, M.L., Brooks, T.D., Krakowsky, M.D., Shan, X., Windham, G.L., Williams, W.P. 2009. Identification and mapping of new sources of resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in maize. Crop Science. 49:1403-1408.
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