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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Kent Oliver Burkey
Plant Science Research
Plant Physiology

Phone: (919) 515-1620
Fax: (919) 856-4598

3127 LIGON ST, BOX 7632
RALEIGH , NC 276957631

Projects
Strategies to Predict and Mitigate the Impacts of Climate Variability on Soil, Plant, Animal, and Environmental Interactions
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429443
Drought, Heat, and Flood Tolerant Varieties for the Midwest and South: Building on Success
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422933
Characterization of Stomatal Response in Soybean Germplasm Exhibiting Differences in Ozone Tolerance
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428317
Modeling the Impacts of Environmental Stress on Soybean
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429252

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Phenotypic variation and identification of quantitative trait loci for ozone injury in a Fiskeby III x Mandarin (Ottawa) soybean population -
Burton, A., Burkey, K.O., Carter Jr, T.E., Orf, J., Cregan, P.B. 2016. Phenotypic variation and identification of quantitative trait loci for ozone injury in a Fiskeby III x Mandarin (Ottawa) soybean population. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 129:1113-1125.
Plants and the changing environment -
De Kiok, L., Grantz, D., Burkey, K.O. 2016. Plants and the changing environment. Plant Biology. 18(suppl1):3-4.
RNA-seq analysis reveals genetic response and tolerance mechanisms to ozone exposure in soybean -
Whaley, A., Sheridan, J., Safari, S., Burton, A., Burkey, K.O., Schlueter, J. 2015. RNA-seq analysis reveals genetic response and tolerance mechanisms to ozone exposure in soybean. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 16:426. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1637-7.
Biochemical and physiological processes associated with the differential ozone response in ozone-tolerant and sensitive soybean genotypes -
Chutteang, C., Booker, F., Prathomrak, N., Burton, A., Aoki, M., Burkey, K.O. 2016. Biochemical and physiological processes associated with the differential ozone response in ozone-tolerant and sensitive soybean genotypes. Plant Biology. 18(suppl1):28-36.
Screening of Bangladeshi winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cultivars for sensitivity to ozone -
Saitanis, C.J., Bari, S.M., Burkey, K.O., Stamatelopoulos, D., Agathokleous, E. 2014. Screening of Bangladeshi winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cultivars for sensitivity to ozone. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 21:13560-13571.
A novel gene EaF82a from variegated Epipremnum aureum and its potential involvement in light associated auxin action in shoot meristems -
Hung, C., Umstead, M., Chen, J., Holliday, B.M., Kittur, F.S., Henny, R.J., Burkey, K.O., Xie, J. 2014. A novel gene EaF82a from variegated Epipremnum aureum and its potential involvement in light associated auxin action in shoot meristems. Physiologia Plantarum. 152:749-762.
High ozone increases soil perchlorate but does not affect foliar perchlorate content -
Grantz, D., Jackson, A., Vu, H., Burkey, K.O., Mcgrath, M., Harvey, G. 2014. High ozone increases soil perchlorate but does not affect foliar perchlorate content. Journal of Environmental Quality. 43:1460-1466. doi: 10.2134/jeq2013.11.0464.
Perchlorate content of plant foliage reflects a wide range of species-dependent accumulation but not ozone-induced biosynthesis -
Grantz, D., Burkey, K.O., Jackson, A., Vu, H., Harvey, G. 2014. Perchlorate content of plant foliage reflects a wide range of species-dependent accumulation but not ozone-induced biosynthesis. Environmental Pollution. 184: 690-696.
Elevated carbon dioxide spurs reciprocal positive effects between a plant virus and an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus -
Rua, M., Umbanhowar, J., Hu, S., Burkey, K.O., Mitchell, C. 2013. Elevated carbon dioxide spurs reciprocal positive effects between a plant virus and an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus. New Phytologist. 199:541-549.
Demonstration of a diel trend in sensitivity of Gossypium to ozone: a step toward relating O3 injury to exposure or flux -
Grantz, D., Vu, H., Heath, R., Burkey, K.O. 2013. Demonstration of a diel trend in sensitivity of Gossypium to ozone: a step toward relating O3 injury to exposure or flux. Journal of Experimental Botany. 64:1703-1713.
Alteration of the alkaloid profile in genetically modified tobacco reveals a role of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase in nicotine N-demethylation -
Hung, C., Fan, L., Kittur, F.S., Sun, K., Qui, J., Tang, S., Holliday, B.M., Xiao, B., Burkey, K.O., Bush, L.P., Conkling, M.A., Roje, S., Xie, J. 2013. Alteration of the alkaloid profile in genetically modified tobacco reveals a role of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase in nicotine N-demethylation. Plant Physiology. 161:1049-1060.
Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaptation -
Walthall, C.L., Hatfield, J.L., Marshall, E., Lengnick, L., Backlund, P., Adkins, S.T., Ainsworth, E.A., Booker, F.L., Blumenthal, D.M., Bunce, J.A., Burkey, K.O., Dabney, S.M., Goodrich, D.C., Lewers, K.S., Nearing, M.A., Ort, D.R., Pettigrew, W.T., Polley, H.W., Rosskopf, E.N., Srygley, R.B., Ziska, L.H., Delgado, J.A., Funk, A.J., Glenn, D.M., Morgan, J.A., White, J.W., Timlin, D.J., Mcclung, A.M. 2013. Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaption. Washington, DC: USDA Technical Bulletin 1935. 186 p.
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi increase organic carbon decomposition under elevated carbon dioxide -
Cheng, L., Booker, F.L., Tu, C., Burkey, K.O., Zhou, L., Shew, D., Rufty, T., Hu, S. 2012. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi increase organic carbon decomposition under elevated carbon dioxide. Science. 337:1084-1087.
Field assessment of a snap bean ozone bioindicator system under elevated ozone and carbon dioxide in a free air system -
Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L., Ainsworth, E.A., Nelson, R.L. 2012. Field assessment of a snap bean ozone bioindicator system under elevated ozone and carbon dioxide in a free air system. Environmental Pollution. 166:167-171.
Re-evaluating the role of phenolic glycosides and ascorbic acid in ozone scavenging in the leaf apoplast of Arabidopsis thaliana L -
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Jones, A. 2012. Re-evaluating the role of phenolic glycosides and ascorbic acid in ozone scavenging in the leaf apoplast of Arabidopsis thaliana L. Plant Cell and Environment. 35:1456-1466.
Influence of atmospheric vapour pressure deficit on ozone responses of snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) genotypes -
Fiscus, E.L., Booker, F.L., Sadok, W., Burkey, K.O. 2012. Influence of atmospheric vapour pressure deficit on ozone responses of snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) genotypes. Journal of Experimental Botany. 63:2557-2564.
Identification of differentially expressed genes in Fiskeby III under ozone stress conditions -
Xanthophyll cycle pigment and antioxidant profiles of winter-red (anthocyanic) and winter-green (acyanic) angiosperm evergreen species -
Hughes, N.M., Burkey, K.O., Cavender-Bares, J., Smith, W.K. 2012. Xanthophyll cycle pigment and antioxidant profiles of winter-red (anthocyanic) and winter-green (acyanic) angiosperm evergreen species. Journal of Experimental Botany. 63:1895-1905.
Minimal influence of G-protein null mutations on ozone-induced changes in gene expression, foliar injury, gas-exchange and peroxidase activity in Arabidopsis thaliana L Reprint Icon -
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Morgan, P.B., Fiscus, E.L., Jones, A. 2012. Minimal influence of G-protein null mutations on ozone-induced changes in gene expression, foliar injury, gas-exchange and peroxidase activity in Arabidopsis thaliana L. Plant Cell and Environment. 35:668-681.
Manipulations of soil microbiota for C sequestration and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in managed systems -
Soil microbial responses to elevated CO2 and O3 in a nitrogen-aggrading agroecosystem Reprint Icon -
Cheng, L., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Tu, C., Shew, H.D., Rufty, T., Fiscus, E.L., Hu, S. 2011. Soil microbial responses to elevated CO2 and O3 in a nitrogen-aggrading agroecosystem. PLoS One. 6:e21377.
Determining molecular responses to environmental change in soybeans -
Schlueter, J., Safari, S., Beine, J., Whaley, A., Burkey, K.O., Carter Jr, T.E. 2011. Determining molecular responses to environmental change in soybeans. Society for Economic Botany Annual Meeting. Abstract number 553.
Soluble leaf apoplastic constituents of O3-sensitive and tolerant soybeans and snap beans -
Wiese, C., Burkey, K.O. 2010. Soluble leaf apoplastic constituents of O3-sensitive and tolerant soybeans and snap beans. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Abstract P07077.
Carbon and nitrogen co-dependence of soil microbial responses to elevated carbon dioxide and ozone in a wheat-soybean agroecosystem -
Cheng, L., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Tu, C., Shew, H.D., Rufty, T., Fiscus, E.L., Deforest, J.L., Hu, S. 2010. Carbon and nitrogen co-dependence of soil microbial responses to elevated carbon dioxide and ozone in a wheat-soybean agroecosystem. Ecological Society of America Abstracts.
Identification of a Mg-protoporphyrin IX monomethyl ester cyclase homologue, EaZIP, involved in leaf-variegation of Epipremnum aureum 'Golden Pothos' is achieved through a unique method of comparative study using tissue cultu -
Hung, C., Sun, Y., Chen, J., Darlington, D., Williams, A., Burkey, K.O., Xie, J. 2010. Identification of a Mg-protoporphyrin IX monomethyl ester cyclase homologue, EaZIP, involved in leaf-variegation of Epipremnum aureum 'Golden Pothos' is achieved through a unique method of comparative study using tissue cultu. Journal of Experimental Botany. 61:1483-1493.
Elevated carbon dioxide and ozone effects on above- and belowground growth and decomposition in a no-till soybean-wheat system -
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Fiscus, E.L., Cheng, L., Hu, S. 2009. Elevated carbon dioxide and ozone effects on above- and belowground growth and decomposition in a no-till soybean-wheat system. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting Nov 2009.
Influences of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone concentrations on soil respiration, soil microbial biomass, nutrient availability and soil C dynamics in a soybean-wheat no-till system -
Booker, F.L., Cheng, L., Burkey, K.O., Fiscus, E.L., Hu, S. 2009. Influences of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone concentrations on soil respiration, soil microbial biomass, nutrient availability and soil C dynamics in a soybean-wheat no-till system. American Society of Agronomy Meetings.
Mycorrhizal mediation of soil organic carbon decomposition under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide -
Cheng, L., Tu, C., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Shew, H., Rufty, T., Hu, S. 2009. Mycorrhizal mediation of soil organic carbon decomposition under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting Nov 2009.
Competition between tall fescue and plantago under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide: Impact of endophytic fungi and mineral N inputs -
Tu, C., Chen, X., Wang, Y., Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L., Hu, S. 2009. Competition between tall fescue and plantago under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide: Impact of endophytic fungi and mineral N inputs. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Assessing the integrative impact of climate change factors on soil cation nutrients -
Hu, S., Cheng, L., Zhu, J., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O. 2009. Assessing the integrative impact of climate change factors on soil cation nutrients. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting Nov 2009.
Elevated atmospheric CO2 and O3 differentially alter nitrogen acquisition in peanut -
Tu, C., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Hu, S. 2009. Elevated atmospheric CO2 and O3 differentially alter nitrogen acquisition in peanut. Crop Science. 49:1827-1836.
Foliar Resistance to Ozone Injury in the Genetic Base of U.S. and Canadian Soybean and Prediction of Resistance in Descendent Cultivars Using Coefficent of Parentage Reprint Icon -
Burkey, K.O., Carter Jr, T.E. 2009. Foliar Resistance to Ozone Injury in the Genetic Base of U.S. and Canadian Soybean and Prediction of Resistance in Descendent Cultivars Using Coefficent of Parentage. Field Crops Research. 111:207-217.
The ozone component of global changes: Potential effects on agricultural and horticultural plant yield, product quality and interactions with invasive species Reprint Icon -
Booker, F.L., Muntifering, R., Mcgrath, M., Burkey, K.O., Decoteau, D., Fiscus, E.L., Manning, W., Krupa, S., Chappelka, A., Grantz, D. 2009. The ozone component of global changes: Potential effects on agricultural and horticultural plant yield, product quality and interactions with invasive species. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. 51:337-351.
PHOTOSYNTHESIS, CHLOROPHYLL FLUORESCENCE AND YIELD OF SNAP BEAN (PHASEOLUS VULGARIS L.) GENOTYPES DIFFERING IN SENSITIVITY TO OZONE -
Flowers, M.D., Fiscus, E.L., Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L., Dubois, J.B. 2007. Photosynthesis, chlorophyll fluorescence and yield of snap bean (phaseolus vulgaris l.) genotypes differing in sensitivity ozones. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 61:190-198.
Influences of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone concentrations on growth, yield and soil C dynamics in a soybean-wheat no-till system. -
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Fiscus, E.L., Hu, S. 2007. Influences of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone concentrations on growth, yield and soil C dynamics in a soybean-wheat no-till system.. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Elevated carbon dioxide and ozone effects on peanut. II. Seed yield and quality Reprint Icon -
Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L., Pursley, W.A., Heagle, A.S. 2007. Elevated carbon dioxide and ozone effects on peanut. II. Seed yield and quality. Crop Science. 47:1488-1497.
LEAF EXTRACELLULAR ASCORBTE IN RELATION TO 03 TOLERANCE IN TWO SOYBEAN CULTIVARS -
Cheng, F., Burkey, K.O., Robinson, J., Booker, F.L. 2007. Leaf extracellular ascorbte in relation to 03 tolerance in two soybean cultivars. Environmental Pollution. 150:355-362
ELEVATED CARBON DIOXIDE AND OZONE EFFECTS IN PEANUT. I. GAS-EXCHANGE, BIOMASS, AND LEAF CHEMISTRY -
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Pursley, W.A. 2007. Elevated carbon dioxide and ozone effects in peanut. I. Gas-exchange, biomass, and leaf chemistry. Crop Science. 47:1475-1487.
Plant nitrogen acquisition and interactions under elevated CO2- impact of endophytes and mycorrhizae -
Chen, X., Tu, C., Burton, M., Watson, D., Burkey, K.O., Hu, S. 2007. Plant nitrogen acquisition and interactions under elevated CO2- impact of endophytes and mycorrhizae. Global Change Biology. 13:1238-1249.
Photosynthetic Losses and Peroxidase Induction in Field-grown Soybean in Elevated Ground-level Ozone -
Morgan, P.B., Booker, F.L., Bernacchi, C.J., Burkey, K.O., Jones, A.M., Long, S.P. 2006. Photosynthetic Losses and Peroxidase Induction in Field-grown Soybean in Elevated Ground-level Ozone. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts.
SEASONAL PROFILES OF LEAF ASCORBIC ACID CONTENT AND REDOX STATE IN OZONE-SENSITIVE WILDFLOWERS -
Burkey, K.O., Neufeld, H.S., Souza, L., Chappelka, A.H., Davison, A.W. 2006. Seasonal profiles of leaf ascorbic acid content and redox state in ozone-sensitive wildflowers. Environmental Pollution. 143 (3): 427-434.
VISIBLE FOLIAR INJURY CAUSED BY OZONE ALTERS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SPAD METER READINGS AND CHLOROPHYLL CONCENTRATIONS IN CUTLEAF CONEFLOWER -
Neufeld, H.S., Chappelka, A.H., Somers, G.L., Burkey, K.O., Davison, A.W., Finkelstein, P.L. 2006. Visible foliar injury caused by ozone alters the relationship between spad meter readings and chlorophyll concentrations in cutleaf coneflower. Photosynthesis Research. 87 (3):281-287.
SEASONAL DEVELOPMENT OF OZONE-INDUCED FOLIAR INJURY ON TALL MILKWEED (ASCLEPIAS EXLTATA) IN GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK -
Souza, L., Neufeld, H., Chappelka, A.H., Burkey, K.O., Davison, A.W. 2006. Seasonal development of ozone-induced foliar injury on tall milkweed (asclepias exltata) in great smoky mountains national park. Environmental Pollution. 141 (1):175-183.
SENSITIVE AND RESISTANT LINES OF SNAPBEAN (PHASEOLUS VULGARIS L.) II. DAILY WATER USE. -
Fiscus, E.L., Flowers, M.D., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O. Sensitive and resistant lines of snapbean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) II. daily water use.American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting.
FUNCTIONAL ROLE OF ANTHOCYANINS IN HIGH-LIGHT WINTER LEAVES OF THE EVERGREEN HERB GALAX URCEOLATA -
Hughes, N.M., Neufeld, H., Burkey, K.O. 2005. Functional role of anthocyanins in high-light winter leaves of the evergreen herb galax urceolata. New Phytologist. 168: 575-587.
OZONE SENSITIVE AND RESISTANT LINES OF SNAP BEAN. I. PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND CHLOROPHYLL FLUORESCENCE -
Flowers, M.D., Fiscus, E.L., Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L. 2005. Ozone sensitive and resistant lines of snap bean. I. photosynthesis and chlorophyll fluorescence. American Society of Plant Biologists.
CROP RESPONSES TO OZONE: UPTAKE, MODES OF ACTION AND GAS EXCHANGE -
Fiscus, E.L., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O. 2005. Crop responses to ozone: uptake, modes of action,carbon assimilation and partitioning. Plant Cell and Environment. 28:997-1011.
ASSESSMENT OF AMBIENT OZONE EFFECTS ON VEGETATION USING SNAP BEAN AS A BIO-INDICATOR SPECIES -
Burkey, K.O., Heagle, A.S., Miller, J.E., Fiscus, E.L. 2005. Assessment of ambient ozone effects on vegetation using snap bean as a bio-indicator species. Journal of Environmental Quality. 34(3):1081-1086.
PLANT AND MICROBIAL N ACQUISITION UNDER ELEVATED ATMOSPHEREIC CO2 IN TWO MESOCOSM EXPERIMENTS WITH ANNUAL GRASSES -
Hu, S., Wu, J., Burkey, K.O., Firestone, M.K. 2005. Plant and microbial n acquisition under elevated atmosphereic CO2 in two mesocosm experiments with annual grasses. Global Change Biology. 11(2):213-223.
OZONE EFFECTS ON SNAP BEAN PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND YIELD -
Flowers, M.D., Fiscus, E.L., Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L. 2004. Ozone effects on snap bean photosynthesis and yield. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
DIFFERENTIAL RESPONSES OF G-PROTEIN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA MUTANTS TO OZONE -
Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Overmyer, K., and Jones, A.M. 2004. Differential responses of G-protein Arabidopsis thaliana mutants to ozone. New Phytologist 162:633-641.
FOLIAR INJURY CAUSED BY EXPOSURE TO OZONE REDUCES THE ABSORBANCE OF LIGHT IN LEAVES OF CUTLEAF CONEFLOWER (RUDBECKIA LACINIATA VAR. DIGITATA) -
Neufeld, H.S., Davison, A.W., Chappelka, A.H., Burkey, K.O., Finkelstein, P.L. 2004. Foliar injury caused by exposure to ozone reduces the absorbance of light in leaves of cutleaf coneflower (rudbeckia laciniata var. digitata). Southeastern Biology.
SEASONAL DEVELOPMENT OF STAND STRUCTURE FOR CUTLEAF CONEFLOWER (RUDBECKIA LACINIATA) AT TWO SITES IN GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK: INFLUENCES ON OZONE UPTAKE -
Peoples, S., Neufeld, H.S., Finkelstein, P.L., Davison, A.W., Chappelka, A.H., Burkey, K.O. 2004. Seasonal development of stand structure for cutleaf coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata) at two sites in Great Smoky Mountain National Park: influences on ozone uptake. Southeastern Biology.
GROWTH AND YIELD RESPONSES OF PHASEOLUS VULGARIS TO MIXTURES OF CARBON DIOXIDE AND OZONE -
Heagle, A.S., Miller, J.E., Burkey, K.O., Eason, G., Pursley, W.A. 2002. Growth and yield responses of Phaseolus vulgaris to mixtures of carbon dioxide and ozone. Environmental Quality. 31(6):2008-2014.
FACTORS THAT AFFECT LEAF EXTRACELLULAR ASCORBIC ACID CONTENT AND REDOX STATUS -
Burkey, K.O., Eason, G., Fiscus, E.L. 2003. Factors that affect leaf extracellular ascorbic acid content and redox status. Physiologia Plantarum. 117(1):51-57.
OZONE TOLERANCE IN SNAP BEAN IS ASSOCIATED WITH ELEVATED ASCORBIC ACID IN THE LEAF APOPLAST -
Burkey, K.O., Eason, G. 2001. Ozone tolerance in snap bean is associated with elevated ascorbic acid in the leaf apoplast. Physiologia Plantarum. 114(3):387-394.
ANTIOXIDANT METABOLITES LEVELS IN OZONE-SENSITIVE AND TOLERANT GENOTYPES OF SNAP BEANS -
Burkey, K.O., Wei, C., Eason, G., Ghosh, P., Fenner, G.P. 2000. Antioxidant metabolites levels in ozone-sensitive and tolerant genotypes of snap beans. Physiologia Plantarum. 110(2):195-200
AMBIENT OZONE AND PLANT HEALTH -
Krupa, S.V., Mcgrath, M.T., Andersen, C.P., Booker, F.L., Burkey, K.O., Chappelka, A., Chevone, B., Pell, E., Zilinskas, B. 2001. Ambient ozone and plant health. Plant Disease 85:4-17.
EFFECTS OF OZONE ON THE APOPLAST/CYTOPLASM PARTITIONING OF ASCORBIC ACID IN SNAP BEAN -
IDENTIFICATION OF A NOVEL ISOFORM OF CHLOROPLAST COUPLING FACTOR -
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