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Beiquan Mou
Crop Improvement and Protection Research
Research Geneticist (Plants)

Phone: (831) 755-2893
Fax: (831) 755-2814

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Projects
Genetic Improvement of Lettuce, Spinach, Celery, Melon, and Related Species
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 444159
Enhancing Resource Utilization for Sustainable Lettuce Production in Changing Climates
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 441280
Development of Germplasm Resources and Molecular Breeding Tools to Combat Endemic and Emerging Diseases in US Spinach Production
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 445666
Enhancement of Spinach & Leafy Vegetables for Disease Resistance & Nutritional Components using Genome-wide Association Study & Genomic Prediction
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 444660
Lettuce Breeding and Genetics (2021)
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 440199

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Low frequency of the wild-type freezing-tolerance LsCBF7 allele among lettuce population suggest negative selection during domestication and breeding Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, S., Shi, A., Mou, B. 2024. Low frequency of the wild-type freezing-tolerance LsCBF7 allele among lettuce population suggest negative selection during domestication and breeding. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 137:135. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-024-04643-8.
Genetic dissection of diverse seed coat patterns in cowpea through a comprehensive GWAS approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiong, H., Chen, Y., Ravelombola, W., Mou, B., Sun, X., Zhang, Q., Xiao, Y., Tian, Y., Luo, Q., Alatawi, I., Chiwina, K.E., Alkabkabi, H.M., Shi, A. 2024. Genetic dissection of diverse seed coat patterns in cowpea through a comprehensive GWAS approach. Plants. 13(9). Article 1275. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants13091275.
Genome-wide characterization and evolutionary analysis of the AP2/ERF gene family in lettuce (Lactuca sativa) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, S., Shi, A., Meinhardt, L.W., Mou, B. 2024. Genome-wide characterization and evolutionary analysis of the AP2/ERF gene family in lettuce (Lactuca sativa). Scientific Reports. 13:21990. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-49245-4.
Development and validation of a mid-density DArTag-based genotyping platform for lettuce (Lactuca sativa) - (Abstract Only)
Ling, M., Sapkota, M., Tang, X., Eriksen, R.L., Mou, B., Richardson, K.L., Simko, I., Beil, C., Sheehan, M. 2024. Development and validation of a mid-density DArTag-based genotyping platform for lettuce (Lactuca sativa). Plant and Animal Genome Conference, January 16, 2024, San Diego, California.
Heat tolerant lettuce germplasm (Lactuca sativa L.) identified in romaine and butterhead types for warmer plantings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sandoya, G., Lafta, A., Mou, B. 2024. Heat tolerant lettuce germplasm (Lactuca sativa L.) identified in romaine and butterhead types for warmer plantings. HortScience. 59(2):151-163. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI17368-23.
Genetic architecture of salt tolerance in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) at seedling stage using a whole genome resequencing approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravelombola, W., Dong, L., Barickman, C.T., Xiong, H., Manley, A., Cason, J., Pham, H., Zia, B., Mou, B., Shi, A. 2023. Genetic architecture of salt tolerance in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) at seedling stage using a whole genome resequencing approach. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 24(20). Article 15281. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms242015281.
Transmission of spinach downy mildew via seed and infested leaf debris Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klosterman, S.J., Clark, K.J., Anchieta, A.G., Kandel, S.L., Mou, B., McGrath, M.T., Correl, J., Shishkoff, N. 2023. Transmission of spinach downy mildew via seed and infested leaf debris. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-06-23-1225-RE.
Seed transmission of spinach downy mildew - (Abstract Only)
Clark, K.J., Kandel, S.L., Mou, B., Correll, J.C., Klosterman, S.J. 2023. Seed transmission of spinach downy mildew. International Congress of Plant Pathology, August 20-25, 2023, Lyon, France.
A genome-wide association study reveals region associated with seed protein content in cowpea Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Xiong, H., Ravelombola, W., Bhattarai, G., Barickman, C., Alatawi, I., Phiri, T.M., Chiwina, K., Mou, B., Tallury, S., Shi, A. 2023. A genome-wide association study reveals region associated with seed protein content in cowpea. Plants. 12(14). Article 2705. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants12142705.
Transmission of spinach downy mildew via seed and infested leaf debris - (Abstract Only)
Klosterman, S.J., Clark, K.J., Anchieta, A.G., Kandel, S.L., Mou, B., McGrath, M.T., Correll, J., Shishkoff, N. 2023. Transmission of spinach downy mildew via seed and infested leaf debris. International Spinach Conference, May 1-2, 2023, Melbourne, Australia (virtual).
Skim resequencing finely maps the downy mildew resistance loci RPF2 and RPF3 in spinach cultivars Whale and Lazio Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhattarai, G., Shi, A., Mou, B., Correll, J. 2023. Skim resequencing finely maps the downy mildew resistance loci RPF2 and RPF3 in spinach cultivars Whale and Lazio. Horticulture Research. 10(6). Article uhad076. https://doi.org/10.1093/hr/uhad076.
Green Leaf, Red Leaf, and Romaine Lettuce Breeding Lines with Resistance to Leafminer, Corky Root, and Downy Mildew Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2023. Green leaf, red leaf, and romaine lettuce breeding lines with resistance to leafminer, corky root, and downy mildew. HortScience. 58(4):436-441. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI17069-22.
Mapping and selection of downy mildew resistance in spinach cv. Whale by low coverage whole genome sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhattarai, G., Dotun, O., Mou, B., Correll, J., Shi, A. 2022. Mapping and selection of downy mildew resistance in spinach cv. Whale by low coverage whole genome sequencing. Frontiers in Plant Science. 13. Article 1012923. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.1012923.
Resequencing worldwide spinach germplasm for identification of field resistance QTLs to downy mildew and assessment of genomic selection methods Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhattarai, G., Shi, A., Mou, B., Correll, J. 2022. Resequencing worldwide spinach germplasm for identification of field resistance QTLs to downy mildew and assessment of genomic selection methods. Horticulture Research. 9. Article uhac205. https://doi.org/10.1093/hr/uhac205.
Vegetable cultivar descriptions for North America List 28 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Eriksen, R.L. 2022. Vegetable cultivar descriptions for North America List 28. HortScience. 57(8):949-1040. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI.57.8.949.
Insights into nitrogen metabolism in the wild and cultivated lettuce as revealed by transcriptome and weighted gene co-expression network analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumar, P., Eriksen, R.L., Simko, I., Shi, A., Mou, B. 2022. Insights into nitrogen metabolism in the wild and cultivated lettuce as revealed by transcriptome and weighted gene co-expression network analysis. Scientific Reports. 12. Article 9852. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-13954-z.
Transcriptomic and metabolomic analysis provides insights into the fruit quality and yield improvement in tomato under soilless substrate-based cultivation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, J., Dong, L., Kandel, S.L., Jiao, Y., Shi, L., Yang, Y., Shi, A., Mou, B. 2022. Transcriptomic and metabolomic analysis provides insights into the fruit quality and yield improvement in tomato under soilless substrate-based cultivation. Agronomy. 12(4). Article 923. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy12040923.
Identification of quantitative trait loci associated with bacterial leaf spot resistance in baby leaf lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sthapit Kandel, J., Sandoya, G.V., Zhou, W., Read, Q.D., Mou, B., Simko, I. 2022. Identification of quantitative trait loci associated with bacterial leaf spot resistance in baby leaf lettuce. Plant Disease. 106(10):2583-2590. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-21-2087-RE.
Genome-wide association study and genomic prediction of white rust resistance in USDA GRIN spinach germplasm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, A., Bhattarai, G., Xiong, H., Avila, C., Feng, C., Liu, B., Joshi, V., Stein, L., Mou, B., du Toit, L., Correll, J.C. 2022. Genome-wide association study and genomic prediction of white rust resistance in USDA GRIN spinach germplasm. Horticulture Research. 9. Article uhac069. https://doi.org/10.1093/hr/uhac069.
Lettuce breeding and genetics (USDA) - (Other)
Richardson, K.L., Simko, I., Mou, B. 2021. Lettuce breeding and genetics (USDA). California Leafy Greens Research Program Mid-Year Meeting, October 13, 2021 (virtual).
Composition of the microbiomes from spinach seeds infested or noninfested with Peronospora effusa or Verticillium dahliae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandel, S.L., Henry, P.M., Goldman, P.H., Mou, B., Klosterman, S.J. 2022. Composition of the microbiomes from spinach seeds infested or noninfested with Peronospora effusa or Verticillium dahliae. Phytobiomes Journal. 6(2):169-180. https://doi.org/10.1094/PBIOMES-05-21-0034-R.
Crustacean meal elicits expression of growth and defense-related genes in roots of lettuce and tomato Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandel, S.L., Anchieta, A.G., Shi, A., Mou, B., Klosterman, S.J. 2022. Crustacean meal elicits expression of growth and defense-related genes in roots of lettuce and tomato. Phytofrontiers. 2(1):10-20. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTOFR-03-21-0017-R.
High resolution mapping and candidate gene identification of downy mildew race 16 resistance in spinach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhattarai, G., Yang, W., Shi, A., Feng, C., Dhillon, B., Correll, J.C., Mou, B. 2021. High resolution mapping and candidate gene identification of downy mildew race 16 resistance in spinach. BMC Genomics. 22. Article 478. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-021-07788-8.
A case study of using an efficient CRISPR/Cas9 system to develop variegated lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nguyen, C.D., Li, J., Mou, B., Gong, H., Huo, H. 2021. A case study of using an efficient CRISPR/Cas9 system to develop variegated lettuce. Vegetable Research. 1. Article 4. https://doi.org/10.48130/VR-2021-0004.
The OsIME4 gene identified as a key to meiosis initiation by RNA in situ hybridization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, W., Li, Z., Zhang, J., Mou, B., Zhou, W. 2021. The OsIME4 gene identified as a key to meiosis initiation by RNA in situ hybridization. Plant Biology. 23(5):861-873. https://doi.org/10.1111/plb.13274.
Lettuce breeding and genetics - (Other)
Simko, I., Mou, B., Richardson, K.L., Mccreight, J.D. 2021. Lettuce breeding and genetics. California Leafy Greens Research Program Annual Meeting, March 30, 2021 (virtual).
Transcriptomic and gene co-expression network analysis of cultivated lettuce (Lactuca sativa L) and its wild progenitor (L. serriola) under contrasting nitrogen conditions - (Abstract Only)
Kumar, P., Eriksen, R.L., Simko, I., Mou, B. 2021. Transcriptomic and gene co-expression network analysis of cultivated lettuce (Lactuca sativa L) and its wild progenitor (L. serriola) under contrasting nitrogen conditions. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference, August 5-9, 2021, Denver, Colorado.
Epidemiological characterization of lettuce drop (Sclerotinia spp.) and biophysical features of the host identify soft stem as a susceptibility factor Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mamo, B., Eriksen, R.L., Adhikari, N.D., Hayes, R.J., Mou, B., Simko, I. 2021. Epidemiological characterization of lettuce drop (Sclerotinia spp.) and biophysical features of the host identify soft stem as a susceptibility factor. Phytofrontiers. 1(3):182-204. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTOFR-12-20-0040-R.
Molecular mapping of water-stress responsive genomic loci in lettuce (Lactuca spp.) using kinetics chlorophyll fluorescence, hyperspectral imaging and machine learning Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumar, P., Eriksen, R.L., Simko, I., Mou, B. 2021. Molecular mapping of water-stress responsive genomic loci in lettuce (Lactuca spp.) using kinetics chlorophyll fluorescence, hyperspectral imaging and machine learning. Frontiers in Genetics. 12. Article 634554. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2021.634554.
Population genetics and genome-wide association studies provide insights into the influence of selective breeding on genetic variation in lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, S., Kumar, P., Shi, A., Mou, B. 2021. Population genetics and genome-wide association studies provide insights into the influence of selective breeding on genetic variation in lettuce. The Plant Genome. 14(2). Article e20086. https://doi.org/10.1002/tpg2.20086.
Lettuce breeding - (Other)
Richardson, K.L., McCreight, J.D., Mou, B., Simko, I. 2020. Lettuce breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Mid-Year Meeting, October 6, 2020 (virtual).
Genome wide association studies in multiple spinach breeding populations refine downy mildew Race 13 resistance genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhattarai, G., Shi, A., Feng, C., Dhillon, B., Mou, B., Correll, J.C. 2020. Genome wide association studies in multiple spinach breeding populations refine downy mildew Race 13 resistance genes. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.563187.
Genetic variation and genotype by environment interaction for heat tolerance in crisphead lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafta, A., Sandoya, G., Mou, B. 2020. Genetic variation and genotype by environment interaction for heat tolerance in crisphead lettuce. HortScience. 56(2):126-135. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI15209-20.
Evaluation of cowpea for drought tolerance at seedling stage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravelombola, W., Shi, A., Chen, S., Xiong, H., Yang, Y., Cui, Q., Olaoye, D., Mou, B. 2020. Evaluation of cowpea for drought tolerance at seedling stage. Euphytica. 216. Article 123. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-020-02660-4.
Proteomics analysis indicates greater abundance of proteins involved in major metabolic pathways in Lactuca sativa cv. Salinas than Lactuca serriola accession US96UC23 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, N.D., Eriksen, R.L., Shi, A., Mou, B. 2020. Proteomics analysis indicates greater abundance of proteins involved in major metabolic pathways in Lactuca sativa cv. Salinas than Lactuca serriola accession US96UC23. Proteomics. 20(19-20). Article 1900420. https://doi.org/10.1002/pmic.201900420.
Evaluation of spinach cultivars for downy mildew resistance in Yuma, AZ 2020 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clark, K.J., Feng, C., Dhillon, B., Kandel, S.L., Poudel, B., Mou, B., Klosterman, S.J., Correll, J.C. 2020. Evaluation of spinach cultivars for downy mildew resistance in Yuma, AZ 2020. Plant Disease Management Reports. 14. Article V146.
Over-expression of Oshox4 enhances drought and salinity tolerance in rice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, W.Q., Zhou, Y.Q., He, C.Y., Mou, B., Zhou, W. 2020. Over-expression of Oshox4 enhances drought and salinity tolerance in rice. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology. 67:1152-1162. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1021443720060205.
Comparative photosynthesis physiology of cultivated and wild lettuce under control and low-water stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eriksen, R.L., Adhikari, N.D., Mou, B. 2020. Comparative photosynthesis physiology of cultivated and wild lettuce under control and low-water stress. Crop Science. 60(5):2511–2526. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20184.
Resistance to bacterial leaf spot in baby leaf lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Sthapit Kandel, J., Sandoya, G.V., Mou, B., Simko, I. 2020. Resistance to bacterial leaf spot in baby leaf lettuce. American Society of Horticulture Science Annual Conference, August 9-13, 2020, Orlando, Florida.
Genome-wide identification and expression analysis of the CBF/DREB1 gene family in lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, S., Shi, A., Mou, B. 2020. Genome-wide identification and expression analysis of the CBF/DREB1 gene family in lettuce. Scientific Reports. 10:5733. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-62458-1.
Transcriptional analyses of differential cultivars during resistant and susceptible interactions with Peronospora effusa, the causal agent of spinach downy mildew Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandel, S.L., Hulse-Kemp, A.M., Stoffel, K., Koike, S.T., Shi, A., Mou, B., Van Deynze, A., Klosterman, S.J. 2020. Transcriptional analyses of differential cultivars during resistant and susceptible interactions with Peronospora effusa, the causal agent of spinach downy mildew. Scientific Reports. 10. Article 6719. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-63668-3.
Genome-wide association mapping reveals loci for shelf life and developmental rate of lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sthapit Kandel, J., Peng, H., Hayes, R.J., Mou, B., Simko, I. 2020. Genome-wide association mapping reveals loci for shelf life and developmental rate of lettuce. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 133:1947–1966. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-020-03568-2.
Genetic diversity, linkage disequilibrium and genome-wide association studies in lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Sthapit Kandel, J., Mou, B., Simko, I., Hayes, R.J. 2020. Genetic diversity, linkage disequilibrium and genome-wide association studies in lettuce. Plant and Animal Genome Conference, January 11-15, 2020, San Diego, California.
Phenomic and physiological analysis of salinity effects on lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, N.D., Simko, I., Mou, B. 2019. Phenomic and physiological analysis of salinity effects on lettuce. Sensors. 19(21):4814. https://doi.org/10.3390/s19214814.
Lettuce and spinach breeding - (Other)
Simko, I., McCreight, J.D., Mou, B., Richardson, K.L. 2019. Lettuce and spinach breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Mid-Year Meeting, October 8, 2019, Salinas, California.
Evaluation of biopesticides for managing downy mildew of spinach in organic production systems in 2017 and 2018 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandel, S.L., Subbarao, K.V., Shi, A., Mou, B., Klosterman, S.J. 2019. Evaluation of biopesticides for managing downy mildew of spinach in organic production systems in 2017 and 2018. Plant Disease Management Reports. 13:V171.
Genetic diversity analysis of olive germplasm (Olea europaea L.) with genotyping-by-sequencing technology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, S., Niu, E., Shi, A., Mou, B. 2019. Genetic diversity analysis of olive germplasm (Olea europaea L.) with genotyping-by-sequencing technology. Frontiers in Genetics. 10:755. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.00755.
A simple and cost-effective approach for salt tolerance evaluation in cowpea (Vigna unguiculate) seedlings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravelombola, W., Qin, J., Weng, Y., Mou, B., Shi, A. 2019. A simple and cost-effective approach for salt tolerance evaluation in cowpea (Vigna unguiculate) seedlings. HortScience. 54(8):1280-1287. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14065-19.
Trends in lettuce and spinach production in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Simko, I., Mou, B., Richardson, K.L., McCreight, J.D. 2019. Trends in lettuce and spinach production in the United States. EUCARPIA Leafy Vegetables International Conference, June 24-28, 2019, Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Variation in nutrient contents and retention in fresh-cut lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Sthapit Kandel, J., Mou, B., Simko, I., Hayes, R.J. 2019. Variation in nutrient contents and retention in fresh-cut lettuce. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference, July 21-25, 2019, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Lettuce and Spinach Breeding - (Other)
Simko, I., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D., Richardson, K.L. 2019. Lettuce and Spinach Breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Meeting, March 19, 2019, Pismo Beach, CA.
Transcriptional analysis of spinach cultivars during resistant and susceptible interactions with the downy mildew pathogen, Peronospora effusa - (Abstract Only)
Kandel, S.L., Hulse-Kemp, A., Mou, B., Van Deynze, A., Klosterman, S.J. 2019. Transcriptional analysis of spinach cultivars during resistant and susceptible interactions with the downy mildew pathogen, Peronospora effusa. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, August 3-7, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio. Available: https://apsnet.confex.com/apsnet/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/14429.
Understanding salt tolerance in lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Adhikari, N.D., Soria, A., Simko, I., Mou, B. 2019. Understanding salt tolerance in lettuce. American Society of Horticultural Science Annual Meeting, July 21-25, 2019, Las Vegas, NV.
Change in chlorophyll content over time well-differentiated salt-tolerant, moderately salt-tolerant, and salt-susceptible cowpea genotypes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dong, L., Ravelombola, W., Weng, Y., Qin, J., Zhou, W., Bhattarai, G., Zia, B., Yang, W., Shi, L., Mou, B., Shi, A. 2019. Change in chlorophyll content over time well-differentiated salt-tolerant, moderately salt-tolerant, and salt-susceptible cowpea genotypes. HortScience. 54(9):1477-1484. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13889-19.
Seedling salt tolerance for above ground-related traits in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dong, L., Ravelombola, W., Weng, Y., Qin, J., Bhattarai, G., Zia, B., Zhou, W., Wang, Y., Mou, B., Shi, A. 2019. Seedling salt tolerance for above ground-related traits in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp). Euphytica. 215:53. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-019-2379-4.
Spinach downy mildew: Advances in our understanding of the disease cycle and prospects for disease management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandel, S.L., Mou, B., Shishkoff, N., Shi, A., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2019. Spinach downy mildew: Advances in our understanding of the disease cycle and prospects for disease management. Plant Disease. 103:791-803. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-10-18-1720-FE.
Comparative genomics of downy mildews reveals potential adaptations to biotrophy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fletcher, K., Klosterman, S.J., Derevnina, L., Martin, F.N., Bertier, L.D., Koike, S.T., Chin-Wo-Reyes, S., Mou, B., Michelmore, R. 2018. Comparative genomics of downy mildews reveals potential adaptations to biotrophy. BMC Genomics. 19:851. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-018-5214-8.
Investigation on various above-ground traits to identify drought tolerance in cowpea seedlings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravelombola, W., Shi, A., Qin, J., Weng, Y., Bhattarai, G., Zia, B., Zhou, W., Mou, B. 2018. Investigation on various above-ground traits to identify drought tolerance in cowpea seedlings. HortScience. 53(12):1757-1765. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13278-18.
Chitosan as soil amendments affects lettuce growth, photochemical efficiency and gas exchange Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2018. Chitosan as soil amendments affects lettuce growth, photochemical efficiency and gas exchange. HortTechnology. 28(4):476-480. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH04032-18.
Screening of seed soluble sugar content in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weng, Y.J., Revelombola, W.S., Yang, W., Qin, J., Zhou, W., Wang, Y.-J., Mou, B., Shi, A.N. 2018. Screening of seed soluble sugar content in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 9:1455-1466. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2018.97106.
Understanding salt tolerance in lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Adhikari, N.D., Whitten, D., Soria, A., Simko, I., Mou, B. 2018. Understanding salt tolerance in lettuce. American Society of Horticultural Science Annual Meeting, July 31-August 3, 2018, Washington, DC.
Genome-wide association mapping of loci for the rate of deterioration in fresh-cut lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Sthapit, J., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Simko, I. 2018. Genome-wide association mapping of loci for the rate of deterioration in fresh-cut lettuce. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting, July 14-18, 2018, Montreal, Canada.
Lettuce and spinach breeding - (Other)
Simko, I., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D. 2018. Lettuce and spinach breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Annual Meeting, March 27, 2018, Pismo Beach, California.
Genome-wide association mapping of deterioration in fresh-cut lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Sthapit, J., Mou, B., Simko, I., Hayes, R.J. 2018. Genome-wide association mapping of deterioration in fresh-cut lettuce. American Society of Horticultural Science Annual Meeting, July 31-August 3, 2018, Washington, DC.
Release of three iceberg lettuce populations that combined resistance to two soil borne diseases Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hayes, R.J., Sandoya, G., Mou, B., Simko, I., Subbarao, K.V. 2018. Release of three iceberg lettuce populations that combined resistance to two soil borne diseases. HortScience. 53(2):247-250. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI12559-17.
Genetic differentiation and diversity upon genotype and phenotype in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiong, H., Qin, J., Shi, A., Mou, B., Wu, D., Sun, J., Shu, X., Wang, Z., Lu, W., Ma, J., Weng, Y., Yang, W. 2018. Genetic differentiation and diversity upon genotype and phenotype in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.). Euphytica. 214:4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-017-2088-9.
Genetic diversity and population structure analysis of spinach by single-nucleotide polymorphisms identified through genotyping-by-sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, A., Qin, J., Mou, B., Correll, J., Weng, Y., Brenner, D., Feng, C., Motes, D., Yang, W., Dong, L., Bhattarai, G., Ravelombola, W. 2017. Genetic diversity and population structure analysis of spinach by single-nucleotide polymorphisms identified through genotyping-by-sequencing. PLoS One. 12(11):e0188745. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188745.
Genetic diversity and association mapping of mineral element concentrations in spinach leaves Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Shi, A., Mou, B., Grusak, M.A., Weng, Y., Ravelombola, W., Bhattarai, G., Dong, L., Yang, W. 2017. Genetic diversity and association mapping of mineral element concentrations in spinach leaves. BMC Genomics. 18:941. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-017-4297-y.
Lettuce and spinach breeding - (Other)
Simko, I., McCreight, J.D., Mou, B. 2017. Lettuce and spinach breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Annual Meeting. October 10, 2017, Salinas, California.
Association analysis of salt tolerance in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) at germination and seedling stages Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravelombola, S., Shi, A., Weng, Y., Mou, B., Motes, D., Clark, J., Chen, P., Srivastava, V., Qin, J., Dong, L., Yang, W., Bhattarai, G., Sugihara, Y. 2018. Association analysis of salt tolerance in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) at germination and seedling stages. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 131(1):79-91. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-017-2987-0.
Drench application of fish-derived protein hydrolysates affects lettuce growth, chlorophyll content, and gas exchange - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2017. Drench application of fish-derived protein hydrolysates affects lettuce growth, chlorophyll content, and gas exchange. HortTechnology. 27:539-543.
Lettuce breeding - (Other)
Simko, I., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D. 2017. Lettuce breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Board. Available: http://calgreens.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Lettuce-Breeding-USDA-ARS-Simko-Mou-and-McCreight.pdf.
Genome-wide association study for lettuce cultivars with improved salad processing efficiency - (Abstract Only)
Sthapit, J.K., Mou, B., Simko, I., Hayes, R.J. 2017. Genome-wide association study for lettuce cultivars with improved salad processing efficiency. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Meeting, September 19-22, 2017, Waikoloa, Hawaii.
Lettuce and spinach breeding - (Abstract Only)
Simko, I., McCreight, J.D., Mou, B. 2017. Lettuce and spinach breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Annual Meeting. March 14, 2017, Pismo Beach, California.
Draft genome of spinach and transcriptome diversity of 120 Spinacia accessions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Jiao, C., Sun, H., Cai, X., Wang, X., Ge, C., Zheng, Y., Liu, W., Sun, X., Xu, Y., Deng, J., Zhang, Z., Huang, S., Dai, S., Mou, B., Wang, Q., Fei, Z., Wang, Q. 2017. Draft genome of spinach and transcriptome diversity of 120 Spinacia accessions. Nature Communications. 8:15275. doi: 10.1038/ncomms15275.
Association mapping of aphid resistance in USDA cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) core collection using SNPs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Shi, A., Mou, B., Bhattarai, G., Yang, W., Weng, Y., Motes, D. 2017. Association mapping of aphid resistance in USDA cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) core collection using SNPs. Euphytica. 213:36. doi: 10.1007/s10681-016-1830-z.
Short-term effects of composted cattle manure or cotton burr on growth, physiology and phytochemical of spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2016. Short-term effects of composted cattle manure or cotton burr on growth, physiology and phytochemical of spinach. HortScience. 51:1517-1523. doi: 10.21273/HORTSCI11099-16.
Field evaluation of green and red leaf lettuce genotypes in the Imperial, San Joaquin, and Salinas Valleys of California for heat tolerance and extension of the growing seasons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafta, A., Turini, T., Sandoya, G.V., Mou, B. 2017. Field evaluation of green and red leaf lettuce genotypes in the Imperial, San Joaquin, and Salinas Valleys of California for heat tolerance and extension of the growing seasons. HortScience. 52:40-48.
Lettuce and spinach breeding - (Proceedings)
Simko, I., McCreight, J.D., Mou, B., Klosterman, S.J. 2016. Lettuce and spinach breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Mid-Year Meeting. October 4, 2016, Salinas, California.
Association analysis and identification of SNP markers for Stemphylium leaf spot (Stemphylium botryosum f. sp. spinacia) resistance in spinach (Spinacia oleracea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, A., Mou, B., Correll, J., Koike, S., Motes, D., Qin, J., Weng, Y., Yang, W. 2016. Association analysis and identification of SNP markers for Stemphylium leaf spot (Stemphylium botryosum f. sp. spinacia) resistance in spinach (Spinacia oleracea). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 7:1600-1611.
Genetic diversity and population structure of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiong, H., Shi, A., Mou, B., Qin, J., Motes, D., Lu, W., Ma, J., Weng, Y., Yang, W. 2016. Genetic diversity and population structure of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp). PLoS One. 11(8):e0160941. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0160941.
Association analysis for oxalate concentration in spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, A., Mou, B., Correll, J.C. 2016. Association analysis for oxalate concentration in spinach. Euphytica. doi: 10.1007/s10681-016-1740-0.
SNP association analysis of resistance to Verticillium wilt (Verticillium dahliae Kleb.) in spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, A., Mou, B., Correll, J., Motes, D., Weng, Y., Qin, J., Yang, W. 2016. SNP association analysis of resistance to Verticillium wilt (Verticillium dahliae Kleb.) in spinach. Australian Journal of Crop Science. 10(8):1188-1196.
Genetic diversity and association analysis of leafminer (Liriomyza langei) resistance in spinach (Spinacia oleracea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, A., Mou, B. 2016. Genetic diversity and association analysis of leafminer (Liriomyza langei) resistance in spinach (Spinacia oleracea). Genome. 59:581-588.
Population structure analysis and association mapping of seed antioxidant content in USDA cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) core collection using SNPs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Xiong, H., Shi, A., Mou, B., Motes, D., Lu, W., Creighton Miller Jr., J., Scheuring, D., Nzaramba, M.N., Weng, Y., Yang, W. 2016. Population structure analysis and association mapping of seed antioxidant content in USDA cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) core collection using SNPs. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 96: 1026-1036. doi: 10.1139/cjps-2016-0090.
Vermicompost affects soil properties and spinach growth, physiology, and nutritional value - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2016. Vermicompost affects soil properties and spinach growth, physiology, and nutritional value. HortScience. 51:847-855.
Screening of lettuce germplasm for agronomic traits under low water conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eriksen, R.L., Knepper, C., Cahn, M.D., Mou, B. 2016. Screening of lettuce germplasm for agronomic traits under low water conditions. HortScience. 51(6):669-679.
Population structure and association analysis of bolting, plant height, and leaf erectness in spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chitwood, J., Shi, A., Mou, B., Evans, M., Clark, J., Motes, D., Chen, P., Hensley, D. 2016. Population structure and association analysis of bolting, plant height, and leaf erectness in spinach. HortScience. 51:481-486.
Nutritional value, bioactive compounds, and health benefits of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) - (Review Article)
Kim, M., Moon, Y., Tou, J.C., Mou, B., Waterland, N. 2016. Nutritional value, bioactive compounds, and health benefits of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.). Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 49:19-34. doi: 10.1016/j.jfca.2016.03.004.
Lettuce and spinach breeding - (Proceedings)
Simko, I., Hayes, R.J., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D. 2016. Lettuce breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Board Annual Meeting. Available: http://calgreens.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Lettuce-Breeding-USDA-ARS-Simko-Mou-and-McCreight.pdf.
Association mapping of leaf traits in spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, J., Shi, A., Mou, B., Evans, M., Clark, J., Motes, D., Correll, J., Xiong, H., Qin, J., Chitwood, J., Weng, Y. 2016. Association mapping of leaf traits in spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.). Plant Breeding. 135:399-404.
Evaluation of cycloate followed by two-leaf stage phenmedipham application in fresh market spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lati, R.N., Mou, B., Rachuy, J.S., Fennimore, S.A. 2016. Evaluation of cycloate followed by two-leaf stage phenmedipham application in fresh market spinach. Weed Technology. doi: 10.1614/WT-D-15-00102.1.
De novo and comparative transcriptome analysis of cultivated and wild spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Jiao, C., Zheng, Y., Sun, H., Liu, W., Cai, X., Wang, X., Liu, S., Xu, Y., Mou, B., Dai, S., Fei, Z., Wang, Q. 2015. De novo and comparative transcriptome analysis of cultivated and wild spinach. Scientific Reports. 5:17706. doi: 10.1038/srep17706.
Responses of spinach to salinity and nutrient deficiency in growth, physiology and nutritional value - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2016. Responses of spinach to salinity and nutrient deficiency in growth, physiology and nutritional value. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 141:12-21.
Characterization of spinach germplasm for resistance against two races of Verticillium dahliae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Klosterman, S.J., Anchieta, A.G., Wood, E.M., Subbarao, K. 2015. Characterization of spinach germplasm for resistance against two races of Verticillium dahliae. HortScience. 50:1631-1635.
Evaluation of lettuce genotypes for salinity tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Mou, B. 2015. Evaluation of lettuce genotypes for salinity tolerance. HortScience. 50:1441-1446.
Light intensity is the main factor affecting fresh market spinach tolerance for Phenmedipham - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lati, R.N., Mou, B., Rachuy, J.S., Fennimore, S.A. 2016. Light intensity is the main factor affecting fresh market spinach tolerance for Phenmedipham. Weed Science. 64:146-153. doi: 10.1614/WS-D-15-00056.1.
Weed management in transplanted lettuce with Pendimethalin and S-metolachlor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lati, R.N., Mou, B., Rachuy, J.S., Smith, R.F., Dara, S.K., Daugovish, O., Fennimore, S.A. 2015. Weed management in transplanted lettuce with Pendimethalin and S-metolachlor. Weed Science. 29:827-834.
Red leaf lettuce breeding line with resistance to corky root, 06-810 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2015. Red leaf lettuce breeding line with resistance to corky root, 06-810. HortScience. 50:143-144.
Semi-high throughput screening for potential drought-tolerance in lettuce (Lactuca sativa) germplasm collections - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knepper, C.P., Mou, B. 2015. Semi-high throughput screening for potential drought-tolerance in lettuce (Lactuca sativa) germplasm collections. Journal of Visualized Experiments. (98):e52492. doi: 10.3791/52492.
Characterization and performance of 16 new inbred lines of lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simko, I., Hayes, R.J., Bull, C.T., Mou, B., Luo, Y., Trent, M.A., Atallah, A.J., Ryder, E.J., Sideman, R.G. 2014. Characterization and performance of 16 new inbred lines of lettuce. HortScience. 49:679-687.
Evaluation of tribenuron-methyl on sulfonylurea herbicide tolerant lettuce germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Samtani, J.B., Rachuy, J.S., Mou, B., Fennimore, S.A. 2014. Evaluation of tribenuron-methyl on sulfonylurea herbicide tolerant lettuce germplasm. Weed Technology. 28(3):510-517.
Baby leaf lettuce germplasm enhancement: developing diverse populations with resistance to bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hayes, R.J., Trent, M.A., Mou, B., Simko, I., Gebben, S.J., Bull, C.T. 2014. Baby leaf lettuce germplasm enhancement: developing diverse populations with resistance to bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians. HortScience. 49:18–24.
Genome-wide association of 10 horticultural traits with expressed sequence tag-derived SNP markers in a collection of lettuce lines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kwon, S.J., Simko, I., Hellier, B.C., Mou, B., Hu, J. 2013. Genome-wide association of 10 horticultural traits with expressed sequence tag-derived SNP markers in a collection of lettuce lines. The Crop Journal. 1(1):25-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.cj.2013.07.014.
Yield gains in leafy vegetables - (Book / Chapter)
Simko, I., Hayes, R.J., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D. 2014. Yield gains in leafy vegetables. In: Smith, S., Diers, B., Specht, J., Carver, B., editors. Yield gains in major U.S. field crops. CSSA Special Publications 33. Madison, WI: American Society of Agronomy, Inc., Crop Science Society of America, Inc., and Soil Science Society of America, Inc. p. 53-86.
Evaluation of Lettuce Genotypes for Seed Thermotolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafta, A.M., Mou, B. 2013. Evaluation of lettuce genotypes for seed thermotolerance. HortScience. 48:708-714.
Detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed - (Abstract Only)
Duressa, D., Rauscher, G.M., Koike, S.T., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2013. Detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. Acta Phytopathologica Sinica. 43 (supplement):245.
Vegetable cultivar descriptions for North America, List 27 - (Monograph)
Wehner, T.C., Mou, B. 2013. Vegetable cultivar descriptions for North America, List 27. HortScience. 48:245-286.
Colonization of spinach by Verticillium dahliae and effects of pathogen localization on the efficacy of seed treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maruthachalam, K., Klosterman, S.J., Anchieta, A.G., Mou, B., Subbarao, K.V. 2013. Colonization of spinach by Verticillium dahliae and effects of pathogen localization on the efficacy of seed treatments. Phytopathology. 103:268-280.
Nutritional Quality of Lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2012. Nutritional quality of lettuce. Current Nutrition and Food Science. 8:177-187.
Asia’s Indigenous Horticultural Crops: An Introduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Wang, G. 2012. Asia’s indigenous horticultural crops: an introduction. HortScience. 47:819-820.
A real-time PCR assay for detection and quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duressa, D.O., Rauscher, G.M., Koike, S.T., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2012. A real-time PCR assay for detection and quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. Phytopathology. 102:443-451.
Effects of beet necrotic yellow vein virus in spinach cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Richardson, K.L., Benzen, S.D., Liu, H. 2012. Effects of beet necrotic yellow vein virus in spinach cultivars. Plant Disease. 96:618-622.
Mutations in Lettuce Improvement. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2012. Mutations in Lettuce Improvement. International Journal of Plant Genomics. doi:10.1155/2011/723518.
Green leaf lettuce breeding lines with resistance to corky root, 06-831 and 06-833. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2011. Green leaf lettuce breeding lines with resistance to corky root, 06-831 and 06-833. HortScience. 46:1324-1325.
Development of a qPCR assay for quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. - (Abstract Only)
Duressa, D.O., Rauscher, G.M., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Koike, S.T., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2011. Development of a qPCR assay for quantification of verticillium dahliae in spinach seed.Phytopathology. 101:S46.
Transgenic horticultural crops: challenges and opportunities - (Book / Chapter)
Mou, B., Scorza, R. 2011. Transgenetic horticultural crops: challenges and opportunities. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. 364 p.
Improvement of horticultural crops for abiotic stress tolerance. An Introduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2011. Improvement of horticultural crops for abiotic stress tolerance. An Introduction. HortScience. 46(8):1068-1069.
A qPCR assay for detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed. - (Abstract Only)
Rauscher, G.M., Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Koike, S.T., Maruthachalam, K., Subbarao, K.V., Klosterman, S.J. 2010. A qPCR assay for detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae in spinach seed.. Phytopathology. 100:S107.
MU06-857, a Green Leaf Lettuce Breeding Line with Resistance to Leafminer and Lettuce Mosaic Virus. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J. 2010. MU06-857, a Green Leaf Lettuce Breeding Line with Resistance to Leafminer and Lettuce Mosaic Virus. HortScience. 45: 666-667.
First report of Beet necrotic yellow vein virus infecting spinach in California. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Mou, B., Richardson, K.L., Koike, S.T. 2010. First report of Beet necrotic yellow vein virus infecting spinach in California. Plant Disease. 94:640.
Nutrient Content of Lettuce and its Improvement - (Review Article)
Mou, B. 2009. Nutrient Content of Lettuce and its Improvement. Current Nutrition and Food Science 5:242-248.
Spinach: A new natural host of Impatiens necrotic spot virus in California. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Sears, J.L., Mou, B. 2009. Spinach: A new natural host of Impatiens necrotic spot virus in California.. Plant Disease 93:673, 2009
Screening for Resistance to Leaf Spot Diseases of Spinach. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Koike, S.T., Du Toit, L.J. Screening for Resistance to Leaf Spot Diseases of Spinach.. HortScience 43(6):1706-1710.2008.
SCREENING FOR RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINER IN SPINACH - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. Screening for resistance to leafminer in spinach. HortScience Vol. 43(6) October 2008.
Evaluation of Oxalate Concentration in the U.S. Spinach Germplasm Collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. Evaluation of Oxalate Concentration in the U.S. Spinach Germplasm Collection. HortScience 43(6):1690-1693.2008.
LEAFMINER-RESISTANT SPINACH GERMPLASM 03-04-63 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2007. Leafminer-resistant spinach germplasm 03-04-63. HortScience. Vol. 42(7):1717-1718.
CRISPHEAD BREEDING LINES WITH RESISTANCES TO CORKY ROOT AND LETTUCE MOSAIC - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Ryder, E.J. 2007. Crisphead breeding lines with resistances to corky root and lettuce mosaic. HortScience. 42:701-703.
Release of Spinach Germplasm With Resistance to Leafminers - (Germplasm Release)
Mou, B. 2006. Release of Spinach Germplasm With Resistance to Leafminers. Germplasm Release. Release of line 03-04-63. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Agri. Research Service.
LEAFMINER-RESISTANT SPINACH GERMPLASM 03-04-9. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2007. Leafminer-resistant spinach germplasm 03-04-9. HortScience. 42:699-700.
GENETIC DIVERSITY OF 38 SPINACH (SPINACIA OLERACEA L.) GERMPLASM ACCESSIONS AND TEN COMMERCIAL HYBRIDS ASSESSED BY TRAP MARKERS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, J., Mou, B., Vick, B.A. 2007. Genetic diversity of 38 spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) germplasm accessions and 10 commercial hybrids assessed by TRAP markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 54:1667-1674.
SCREENING FOR RESISTANCE TO STEMPHYLIUM LEAF SPOT OF SPINACH - (Proceedings)
Mou, B., Koike, S., Du Toit, L. 2006. Screening for resistance to stemphylium leaf spot of spinach. Proceedings of the 2006 International Spinach Conference. July 13-14, La Conner, WA.
LETTUCE - (Book / Chapter)
Mou, B. 2008. Lettuce. Handbook of Plant Breeding, Vol. I, Vegetables I, Asteraceae, Brassicaceae, Chenopodicaceae, and Cucurbitaceae, J. Prohens and F. Nuez, ed., Springer, New York, p. 75-116.
ASSESSING GENETIC DIVERSITY OF SPINACH (SPINACIA OLERACEA L.) GERMPLASM USING TRAP MARKERS - (Abstract Only)
Hu, J., Mou, B., Vick, B.A. 2006. Assessing genetic diversity of spinach germplasm using TRAP markers [abstract]. American Society for Horticultural Science 2006 Annual Conference, July 27-30, 2006, New Orleans, LA. Available: http://ashs.org/annualmeeting/conference/display2.lasso?id=ASHS-1448-gkb-06
NOTICE OF RELEASE OF SPINACH GERMPLASM WITH RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINERS - (Germplasm Release)
Mou, B. 2006. Notice of release of spinach germplasm with resistance to leafminers. Germplasm Release. Breeding line 03-04-9. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Agricultural Research Service.
RELEASE OF CRISPHEAD LETTUCE GERMPLASM WITH RESISTANCES TO CORKY ROOT AND LETTUCE MOSAIC - (Germplasm Release)
Mou, B., Hayes, R.J., Ryder, E.J. 2006. Release of crisphead lettuce germplasm with resistances to corky root and lettuce mosaic. Germplasm Release. Release of seven breeding lines of crisphead lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Agri. Research Service.
LEAFMINER RESISTANCE IN SPINACH - (Abstract Only)
Mou, B. 2005. Leafminer resistance in spinach. National Spinach Conference. November 16-17, 2005 Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
GENETIC VARIATION OF BETA-CAROTENE AND LUTEIN CONTENTS IN LETTUCE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B. 2005. Genetic Variation of Beta-carotene and Lutein Contents in Lettuce. Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science. 130(6):870-876.
SCREENING AND BREEDING FOR LEAFMINER RESISTANCE IN SPINACH - (Abstract Only)
Mou, B. 2005. Screening and Breeding for Leafminer Resistance in Spinach. HortScience 40(4):1114-1115.
SCREENING FOR NEW SOURCES OF RESISTANCE TO CORKY ROOT IN LETTUCE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Bull, C.T. 2004. Screening for new sources of resistance to corky root in lettuce. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 129(5):712-716.
EFFECT OF NITROGEN, PHOSPHORUS, AND POTASSIUM FERTILIZATION ON NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION OF LETTUCE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoque, M., Ajwa, H., Mou, B. Effect of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilization on nutritional composition of lettuce. Hortscience. 2004. v. 39(4). p. 872.
RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINERS IN LETTUCE - (Abstract Only)
Mou, B., Liu, Y. Resistance to leafminers in lettuce. HortScience. 2004. v. 39 (4). p. 766.
GENETIC VARIATION OF CAROTENOID CONTENT IN LETTUCE - (Abstract Only)
Mou, B. 2004. Genetic variation of carotenoid content in lettuce. Lettuce Workshop and Leafy Vegetable 17th International Conference. August 28-31. 2004. Montral, Quebec, Canada. No page numbers.
HOST PLANT RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINERS IN LETTUCE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Liu, Y. Host plant resistance to leafminers in lettuce. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 2004. v. 129(3):383-388.
SCREENING AND BREEDING FOR RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINER IN SPINACH - (Proceedings)
Mou, B. Screening and breeding for resistance to leafminer in spinach. Abstracts of the National Spinach Conference, Fayetteville, AR. 2003. p. 32.
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE NUTRITIONAL VALUE AND THE HEAD STRUCTURE OF LETTUCE - (Proceedings)
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J. Relationship between the nutritional value & the head structure of lettuce. Acta Horticulturae. 2004. v. 637. p. 361-367.
BREEDING FOR RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINER IN LETTUCE - (Proceedings)
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J., Tanaka, J., Liu, Y.B., Chaney, W.E. 2004. Breeding for Resistance to Leafminer in Lettuce. Acta Horticulturae. 2004. v. 637. p. 57-62.
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE NUTRIONAL VALUE AND THE HEAD STRUCTURE OF LETTUCE - (Proceedings)
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J. 2004. Relationship between the nutrional value and the head structure of lettuce. Horticultural International Congress Proceedings. Acta Horticulturae 637:361-367.
SCREENING AND BREEDING FOR RESISTANCE TO LEAFMINER (KIRIOMYZA LANGEI) IN LETTUCE AND SPINACH. - (Proceedings)
In: Th. J.L. van Hintum, A. Lebeda, D.A. Pink & J.W. Schut (eds). Proceedings of the Eucarpia mtg. on leafy vegetables, genetics & breeding. Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands, March 19-21, 2003. Centre for Genetic Resources, The Netherlands (CGN), Wageningen, The Netherlands, p. 43-47.
LEAFMINER RESISTANCE IN LETTUCE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Liu, Y., Leafminer resistance in lettuce. Hortscience. 2003. v. 38(4). p. 570-572.
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