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Alecia Kiszonas
Wheat Health, Genetics, and Quality Research
Research Biologist

Phone: (509) 335-4062
Fax: (509) 335-8573

E-202 FSHN, WSU
PULLMAN, WA 991646394

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Registration of ‘USDA Lori’ Soft White Spring Waxy Wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Compressive strength of Super Soft wheat endosperm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Delwiche, S.R., Morris, C.F., Kiszonas, A. 2019. Compressive strength of Super Soft wheat endosperm. Journal of Cereal Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcs.2019.102894.
Registration of six partial waxy near-isogenic hexaploid wheat genetic stock lines lacking one or two granule bound starch synthase I genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, C.F., Kiszonas, A., Beecher, B.S., Peden, G.L. 2020. Registration of six partial waxy near-isogenic hexaploid wheat genetic stock lines lacking one or two granule bound starch synthase I genes. Journal of Plant Registrations. 14(2):217-220. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20010.
Re-evolution of durum wheat by introducing the Hardness and Glu-D1 loci Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Morris, C.F., Kiszonas, A., Murray, J., Boehm, J., Ibba, M., Zhang, M., Cai, X. 2019. Re-evolution of durum wheat by introducing the Hardness and Glu-D1 loci. Symposium Proceedings. 3:103. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2019.00103.
NOTE: A Device for the efficient detection of wheat seeds with waxy endosperm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, C.F., Kiszonas, A. 2019. A Device for the efficient detection of wheat seeds with waxy endosperm. Cereal Chemistry. 96:797-801. https://doi.org/10.1002/cche.10197.
Registration of extra-hard kernel near-isogenic hexaploid wheat genetic stocks lacking puroindoline genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, C.F., Kiszonas, A., Peden, G.L. 2020. Registration of extra-hard kernel near-isogenic hexaploid wheat genetic stocks lacking puroindoline genes. Journal of Plant Registrations. 14(1):92-95. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20008
Effects of Glu-D1 and Gpc-1 on soft durum quality - (Abstract Only)
Kiszonas, A., Ibba, M., Boehm, J., Morris, C.F. 2020. Effects of Glu-D1 and Gpc-1 on soft durum quality. Cereal Foods World. 64:A77.
“Super Soft” wheat kernel texture - (Abstract Only)
Morris, C.F., Kumar, N., Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., Orenday-Ortiz, J. 2020. “Super Soft” wheat kernel texture. Cereal Foods World. 64:A46.
Identification of loci and molecular markers associated with super soft kernel texture in wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumar, N., Kiszonas, A., Ibba, M.I., Morris, C.F. 2019. Identification of loci and molecular markers associated with super soft kernel texture in wheat. Journal of Cereal Science. 87:286-291. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcs.2019.04.014.
“Super Soft” wheat kernel texture--Where does it come from? - (Abstract Only)
Agronomic traits in durum wheat germplasm possessing puroindoline genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A., Higgenbotham, R., Chen, X., Garland-Campbell, K.A., Bosque-Perez, N.A., Pumphrey, M., Rouse, M.N., Hole, D., Wen, N., Morris, C.F. 2019. Agronomic traits in durum wheat germplasm possessing puroindoline genes. Agronomy Journal. 111(3):1254-1265. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.08.0534.
Genetic analysis of a unique 'super soft' kernel texture phenotype in soft white spring wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumar, N.N., Orenday-Ortiz, J., Kiszonas, A., Boehm, J.D., Morris, C.F. 2018. Genetic analysis of a unique 'super soft' kernel texture phenotype in soft white spring wheat. Journal of Cereal Science. 85:162-167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcs.2018.12.003.
Mapping kernel texture in a soft durum (Triticum turgidum ssp. durum) wheat population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., See, D.R., Skinner, D.Z., Morris, C.F. 2018. Mapping kernel texture in a soft durum (Triticum turgidum ssp. durum) wheat population. Journal of Cereal Science. 85:20-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcs.2018.10.006.
Influence of soft kernel texture on fresh durum pasta Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Influence of soft kernel texture on fresh durum pasta. Journal of Food Science. 83(11):2812-2818. https://doi.org/10.1111/1750-3841.14363.
Color characteristics of white salted, alkaline, and egg noodles prepared from Triticum aestivum L. and a soft kernel durum T. turgidum ssp. durum flour Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A., Ma, D., Fuerst, E.P., Casper, J., Engle, D.A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Color characteristics of white salted, alkaline, and egg noodles prepared from Triticum aestivum L. and a soft kernel durum T. turgidum ssp. durum flour. Cereal Chemistry. 95:747-759. https://doi.org/10.1002/cche.10090.
Occurrence of 'super soft' wheat kernel texture in hexaploid and tetraploid wheats - (Abstract Only)
RE-evolution of durum wheat by restoring the hardness locus - (Abstract Only)
Morris, C.F., Kiszonas, A., Murray, J., Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M., Zhang, M., Cai, X. 2018. RE-evolution of durum wheat by restoring the hardness locus. Meeting Abstract. Presented 9/21/2018 at From Seed to Pasta III; Bologna, Italy.
Development of haplotype-specific molecular markers for the low-molecular-weight glutenin subunits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Development of haplotype-specific molecular markers for the low-molecular-weight glutenin subunits. Molecular Breeding. 38:68. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-018-0827-9.
Relationships between falling number, a-Amylase activity, milling, and sponge cake quality of soft white wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A., Engle, D.A., Pierantoni Arroyo, L.A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Relationships between falling number, a-amylase activity, milling, and sponge cake quality of soft white wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 95:373-385.
Quality characteristics of U.S. soft white and club wheat - (Abstract Only)
Enhanced gluten properties in soft kernel durum wheat - (Abstract Only)
Evaluation of commercial a-amylase enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) test kits for wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Evaluation of commercial a-amylase enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) test kits for wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 95:206-210.
Genetic analysis of kernel texture (grain hardness) in a hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) bi-parental population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., See, D.R., Skinner, D.Z., Morris, C.F. 2018. Genetic analysis of kernel texture (grain hardness) in a hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) bi-parental population. Journal of Cereal Science. 79:57-65.
Can wheat bran mitigate malnutrition and enteric pathogens? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A. 2017. Can wheat bran mitigate malnutrition and enteric pathogens? Cereal Foods World. 62:214-217.
Influence of low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit haplotypes on dough rheology in elite common wheat varieties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Itria, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Influence of low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit haplotypes on dough rheology in elite common wheat varieties. Cereal Chemistry. 94:1016-1027.
Wheat breeding for quality: An historical review Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Wheat breeding for quality: An historical review. Cereal Chemistry. 95:17–34.
Soft durum wheat - a paradigm shift - (Abstract Only)
Pasta production: complexity in defining processing conditions for reference trials and quality assessment models Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Pasta production: complexity in defining processing conditions for reference trials and quality assessment models. Cereal Chemistry. 94:791-797.
Identification of genotyping-by-sequencing sequence tags associated with milling performance and end-use quality traits in hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., See, D.R., Skinner, D.Z., Morris, C.F. 2017. Identification of genotyping-by-sequencing sequence tags associated with milling performance and end-use quality traits in hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Journal of Cereal Science. 77:73-83.
End-use quality of soft kernel durum wheat - (Abstract Only)
Morris, C.F., Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M. 2017. End-use quality of soft kernel durum wheat. National Association of Plant Breeders. https://napb2017.ucdavis.edu/abstracts-and-poster-presentation-info/. 47-48.
Identification of SNPs, QTLs, and dominant markers associated with wheat flavor preference using genotyping-by-sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A., Boehm, J.D., See, D.R., Morris, C.F. 2017. Identification of SNPs, QTLs, and dominant markers associated with wheat flavor preference using genotyping-by-sequencing. Journal of Cereal Science. 76:140-147.
Identification of SNPs, QTLs, and dominant markers associated with wheat flavor using genotyping-by-sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Kiszonas, A., Boehm Jr, J.D., Morris, C.F. 2017. Identification of SNPs, QTLs, and dominant markers associated with wheat flavor using genotyping-by-sequencing. AACC International. Available: https://aaccnet.confex.com/aaccnet/2017/meetingapp.cgi/Home/0.
Influence of low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit haplotypes on dough rheology and baking quality in elite common wheat varieties - (Abstract Only)
Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Influence of low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit haplotypes on dough rheology and baking quality in elite common wheat varieties. AACC International. Available: https://aaccnet.confex.com/aaccnet/2017/meetingapp.cgi/Home/0.
Mapping quantitative trait loci for a unique 'super soft' kernel trait in soft white wheat - (Abstract Only)
Orenday-Ortiz, J.M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Mapping quantitative trait loci for a unique 'super soft' kernel trait in soft white wheat. AACC International. Available: https://aaccnet.confex.com/aaccnet/2017/meetingapp.cgi/Home/0.
Definition of the low molecular weight glutenin subunit gene family members in a set of standard bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibba, M.I., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Definition of the low molecular weight glutenin subunit gene family members in a set of standard bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties. Journal of Cereal Science. 74:263-271.
Genetic mapping of flavor loci in wheat - (Abstract Only)
Morris, C.F., Kiszonas, A., Boehm, J.D. 2017. Genetic mapping of flavor loci in wheat. Wheat Genetics International Symposium Proceedings. BOKU - University of Natural Resources and life Sciences, Vienna, Austria. 104. URL: http://iwgs2017.boku.ac.at/.
End-use quality of soft kernel durum wheat - (Abstract Only)
Morris, C.F., Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M.I., Heinze, K., Lullien-Pellerin, V. 2017. End-use quality of soft kernel durum wheat. Wheat Genetics International Symposium Proceedings. BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria. p. 379. URL: http://iwgs2017.boku.ac.at/
Evidence of intralocus recombination at the Glu-3 loci in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Evidence of intralocus recombination at the Glu-3 loci in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 130:891-902.
End-use quality of CIMMYT-derived soft kernel durum wheat germplasm: I. Grain, milling, and soft wheat quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M.I., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. End-use quality of CIMMYT-derived soft kernel durum wheat germplasm: I. Grain, milling, and soft wheat quality. Crop Science. 57:1475-1484.
End-use quality of CIMMYT-derived soft kernel durum wheat germplasm. II. Dough strength and pan bread quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boehm Jr., J.D., Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. End-use quality of CIMMYT-derived soft kernel durum wheat germplasm. II. Dough strenth and pan bread quality. Crop Science. 57:1485-1494.
Evidence of intralocus recombination at the Glu-3 loci in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) - (Abstract Only)
Genetic markers of wheat (Triticum aestivum) associated with flavor preference using a mouse (Mus musculus) model - (Abstract Only)
Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2016. Genetic markers of wheat (Triticum aestivum) associated with flavor preference using a mouse (Mus musculus) model. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs102.htm
What are you trying to learn? Study designs and the appropriate analysis for your research question - (Abstract Only)
Kiszonas, A. 2016. What are you trying to learn? Study designs and the appropriate analysis for your research question. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs234.htm
Pilot study using wheat bran to mitigate malnutrition and enteric pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Kiszonas, A. 2016. Pilot study using wheat bran to mitigate malnutrition and enteric pathogens. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs291.htm
Influence of soft kernel texture on the flour and baking quality of durum wheat - (Abstract Only)
Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2016. Influence of soft kernel texture on the flour and baking quality of durum wheat. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs138.htm
New durum wheat with soft kernel texture: end-use quality analysis of the Hardness locus in Triticum turgidum ssp. durum - (Abstract Only)
Boehm, J., Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2016. New durum wheat with soft kernel texture: end-use quality analysis of the Hardness locus in Triticum turgidum ssp. durum . American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs300.htm
Characterization of the low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit gene family members using a PCR-based marker approach - (Abstract Only)
Ibba, M., Boehm, J., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2016. Characterization of the low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit gene family members using a PCR-based marker approach. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs151.htm
Puroindoline genes introduced into durum wheat reduce milling energy and change milling behavior similar to soft common wheats Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heinze, K., Kiszonas, A., Murray, J.C., Morris, C.F., Lullien-Pellerin, V. 2016. Puroindoline genes introduced into durum wheat reduce milling energy and change milling behavior similar to soft common wheats. Journal of Cereal Science. 71:183-189.
Identifying genetic markers of wheat (Triticum aestivum) associated with flavor preference using a mouse model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2016. Identifying genetic markers of wheat (Triticum aestivum) associated with flavor preference using a mouse model. Journal of Cereal Science. 71:153-159.
New durum wheat with soft kernel texture: milling performance and end-use quality analysis of the Hardness locus in Triticum turgidum ssp. durum - (Abstract Only)
Genetic analysis of grain attributes, milling performance, and end-use quality traits in hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) - (Abstract Only)
The influence of soft kernel texture on the flour, water absorption, rheology, and baking quality of durum wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. The influence of soft kernel texture on the flour, water absorption, rheology, and baking quality of durum wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 94:215-222.
Wheat grain consumption and selection by inbred and outbred strains of mice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lottes, O.C., Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Morris, C.F. 2016. Wheat grain consumption and selection by inbred and outbred strains of mice. Physiology and Behavior. 165:154-158.
Effect of soft kernel texture on the milling properties of soft durum wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Wilson, J.D., Morris, C.F. 2016. Effect of soft kernel texture on the milling properties of soft durum wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 93:513-517.
Effect of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) seed color and hardness genes on the consumption preference of the house mouse (Mus musculus L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Talbert, L., Sherman, C.F., Morris, C.F. 2016. Effect of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) seed color and hardness genes on the consumption preference of the house mouse (Mus musculus L.). Mammalia. 80:655-662.
Use of student’s t statistic as a phenotype of relative consumption preference of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) grain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Morris, C.F. 2015. Use of student’s t statistic as a phenotype of relative consumption preference of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) grain. Journal of Cereal Science. 65:285-289.
Repeatability of mice consumption discrimination of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties across field experiments and mouse cohorts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Morris, C.F. 2015. Repeatability of mice consumption discrimination of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties across field experiments and mouse cohorts. Journal of Food Science. 80:S1589-S1594.
Soft kernel durum wheat -- a new bakery ingredient? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, C.F., Casper, J., Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Murray, J. 2015. Soft kernel durum wheat -- a new bakery ingredient?. Cereal Foods World. 60:76-83.
Modeling end-use quality in U. S. soft wheat germplasm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Morris, C.F. 2015. Modeling end-use quality in U. S. soft wheat germplasm. Cereal Chemistry. 92:57-64.