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Aaron Jackson
Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center
Geneticist

Phone: (870) 672-6121
Fax: (870) 673-7581

2890 HWY 130 EAST
STUTTGART, AR 72160

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Characterization of rice blast resistance gene Pi-z (t) in rice germplasm using DNA markers and Pathogenicity assays - (Abstract Only)
Roy-Chowdhury, M., Jia, Y., Jackson, A.K., Jia, M.H., Fjellstrom, R.G., Cartwright, R. 2010. Characterization of rice blast resistance gene Pi-z (t) in rice germplasm using DNA markers and Pathogenicity assays. In: 87th Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Phytopathological Society, Orlando, FL, February 7-8-2010.
Genetic loci and agronomic traits impacting grain-arsenic concentrations revealed by GWA and biparental QTL analyses - (Proceedings)
Pinson, S.R., Edwards, J., Jackson, A.K., Heuschele, D.J., Barnaby, J.Y., Tarpley, L., Green, C.E., Codling, E.E., Smith, A.P. 2020. Genetic loci and agronomic traits impacting grain-arsenic concentrations revealed by GWA and biparental QTL analyses. Rice Technical Working Group Meeting Proceedings.
GWA mapping of cold tolerance traits at the seedling stage and validation in two rice biparental mapping populations - (Proceedings)
Identification of GWA-QTLs and germplasm useful for enhancing sheath blight resistance - (Proceedings)
SNP markers for panicle architecture and grain traits based on RDP1 GWA-QTL and available for japonica rice improvement - (Abstract Only)
Eizenga, G.C., Jackson, A.K., Jia, M.H., Edwards, J., McClung, A.M. 2019. SNP markers for panicle architecture and grain traits based on RDP1 GWA-QTL and available for japonica rice improvement. Abstract, Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVIII, San Diego, California, January 11-15, 2020.
SNP markers for panicle architecture and grain traits developed from GWA-QTL and available for japonica rice improvement - (Abstract Only)
Eizenga, G.C., Jackson, A.K., Jia, M.H., Edwards, J., McClung, A.M. 2019. SNP markers for panicle architecture and grain traits developed from GWA-QTL and available for japonica rice improvement. Abstract, Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVIII, San Diego, California, January 11-15, 2020.
Rice seedling cold stress QTL revealed by genome-wide association mapping and biparental mapping - (Abstract Only)
Eizenga, G.C., Shimoyama, N.S., Jackson, A.K., Edwards, J., Jessel, A.R., Schlappi, M.R. 2019. Rice seedling cold stress QTL revealed by genome-wide association mapping and biparental mapping. Abstract, Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVIII, San Diego, California, January 11-15, 2020.
Identification of superior alleles for seedling stage salt tolerance in the USDA rice mini-core collection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rohila, J.S., Edwards, J., Tran, G.D., Jackson, A.K., McClung, A.M. 2019. Identification of superior alleles for seedling stage salt tolerance in the USDA rice mini-core collection. Plants. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants8110472.
The genetic basis of cold stress tolerance in rice at the seedling stage identified in two independent high resolution genome-wide association mapping studies - (Abstract Only)
Eizenga, G.C., Shimoyama, N., Jackson, A.K., Edwards, J., Schlappi, M.R. 2019. The genetic basis of cold stress tolerance in rice at the seedling stage identified in two independent high resolution genome-wide association mapping studies. Abstract, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, November 10-13, 2019.
Registration of the ‘Estrela/NSFTV199’ Rice Recombinant Inbred Line Mapping Population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eizenga, G.C., Chen, M., Jia, M.H., Jackson, A.K., Edwards, J. 2019. Registration of the ‘Estrela/NSFTV199’ Rice Recombinant Inbred Line Mapping Population. Journal of Plant Registrations. 13:469-478.
Identification of genetic diversity in the USDA-minicore and among selected Vietnamese rice accessions for seedling stage salt tolerance - (Abstract Only)
Rohila, J.S., Edwards, J., Gioi, T.D., McClung, A.M. 2018. Identification of genetic diversity in the USDA-minicore and among selected Vietnamese rice accessions for seedling stage salt tolerance. Meeting Abstract. 5th International Rice Congress, October 14-17, 2018, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
Validation of yield component traits identified by GWA mapping in a tropical japonica x tropical japonica rice mapping population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eizenga, G.C., Jia, M.H., Jackson, A.K., Boykin, D.L., Liakat, A.M., Shakiba, E., Tran, N.T., McCouch, S.R., Edwards, J. 2018. Validation of yield component traits identified by GWA mapping in a tropical japonica x tropical japonica rice mapping population. The Plant Genome. https://doi.org/10.3835/plantgenome2018.04.0021.
Identifying panicle architecture traits for rice improvement: a treasure hunt from genome-wide association studies to QTL validation, marker development and germplasm release - (Abstract Only)
Eizenga, G.C., Jackson, A.K., Jia, M.H., Edwards, J., McClung, A.M. 2018. Identifying panicle architecture traits for rice improvement: a treasure hunt from genome-wide association studies to QTL validation, marker development and germplasm release. Available: http://ricecongress2018.irri.org/conference-program.
Association analysis of three diverse rice (Oryza sativa L.) germplasm collections for loci regulating grain quality traits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huggins, T.D., Chen, M., Fjellstrom, R.G., Jackson, A.K., McClung, A.M., Edwards, J. 2018. Association analysis of three diverse rice (Oryza sativa L.) germplasm collections for loci regulating grain quality traits. The Plant Genome. https://doi:10.3835/plantgenome2017.09.0085.
Developing molecular markers for use in marker-assisted selection from rice genome-wide association studies - (Proceedings)
Eizenga, G.C., Edwards, J., Jackson, A.K., Jia, M.H., Boykin, D.L. 2018. Developing molecular markers for use in marker-assisted selection from rice genome-wide association studies. Rice Technical Working Group Meeting Proceedings. February 19-22, 2018, San Diego, California. p. 71-72.
Association analysis and marker development for grain quality traits using USDA diverse rice germplasm collections - (Proceedings)
Edwards, J., Huggins, T.D., Chen, M., Jackson, A.K., McClung, A.M. 2018. Association analysis and marker development for grain quality traits using USDA diverse rice germplasm collections. Rice Technical Working Group Meeting Proceedings, February 19-22, 2018, San Diego, California. Electronic Publication
Association analysis for loci regulating grain quality traits and marker development in the USDA rice collection - (Abstract Only)
Huggins, T.D., Edwards, J., Chen, M., Jackson, A.K., McClung, A.M. 2018. Association analysis for loci regulating grain quality traits and marker development in the USDA rice collection. Meeting Abstract. Phenome 2018 Conference, Tucson Arizona. Poster Number 46.
Association analysis using USDA diverse rice (Oryza sativa L.) germplasm collections to identify loci influencing grain quality traits - (Abstract Only)
Edwards, J., Huggins, T.D., Chen, M., Jackson, A.K., McClung, A.M. 2018. Association analysis using USDA diverse rice (Oryza sativa L.) germplasm collections to identify loci influencing grain quality traits. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVI Proceedings. P0913.
Genetic variation for domestication related traits revealed in a cultivated rice, Nipponbare (Oryza sativa ssp. japonica) x ancestral rice, O. nivara, mapping population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eizenga, G.C., Sanchez, P., Jackson, A.K., Edwards, J., Hurwitz, B.L., Wing, R.A., Kudrna, D. 2017. Genetic variation for domestication related traits revealed in a cultivated rice, Nipponbare (Oryza sativa ssp. japonica) x ancestral rice, O. nivara, mapping population. Molecular Breeding. https://doi.org:10.1007/s11032-017-0734-5.
Validation of yield component traits identified by GWA mapping in a rice tropical japonica x tropical japonica RIL mapping population - (Abstract Only)
Eizenga, G.C., Jia, M.H., Jackson, A.K., Boykin, D.L., Ali, L.M., Shakiba, E., McCouch, S.R., Edwards, J.D. 2017. Validation of yield component traits identified by GWA mapping in a rice tropical japonica x tropical japonica RIL mapping population. Crop Science Society of America. https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2017am/webprogram/Paper106518.html.
Assessment of five cold chilling tolerance traits and GWAS mapping in rice using the USDA mini-core collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schlappi, M.R., Jackson, A.K., Eizenga, G.C., Wang, A., Chu, C., Shi, Y., Shimoyama, N., Boykin, D.L. 2017. Assessment of five cold chilling tolerance traits and GWAS mapping in rice using the USDA mini-core collection. Frontiers in Plant Science. doi:10.3389/fpls.2017.00957.
Genetic Architecture of Grain Chalk in Rice and Interactions with a Low Phytic Acid Locus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Edwards, J., Jackson, A.K., Bryant, R.J., McClung, A.M. 2017. Genetic architecture of grain chalk in rice and interactions with a low phytic acid locus. Field Crops Research. doi:10.1016/jc.fcr.2017.01.015.
Genetic variation for traits associated with domestication identified in a cultivated rice, Nipponbare (Oryza sativa ssp. japonica) x ancestral rice, O. nivara, mapping population - (Abstract Only)
Eizenga, G.C., Sanchez, P.L., Jackson, A.K., Edwards, J., Hurwitz, B.L., Wing, R.A., Kudrna, D. 2017. Genetic variation for traits associated with domestication identified in a cultivated rice, Nipponbare (Oryza sativa ssp. japonica) x ancestral rice, O. nivara, mapping population. Meeting Abstract. https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxv/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/24453.
Genetic analysis of genetic basis of a physiological disorder "straighthead’’ in rice (Oryza sativa L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Yan, W., Agrama, H., Jackson, A.K., Jia, M.H., Jia, L., Moldenhauer, K., Correa, F., Wu, D. 2016. Genetic analysis of genetic basis of a physiological disorder "straighthead’’ in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Genes and Genomics. doi: 10.1007/s13258-016-0394-6.
Genetic architecture of grain chalk in rice and interactions with a low phytic acid locus - (Abstract Only)
Mcclung, A.M., Jackson, A.K., Bryant, R.J., Edwards, J. 2015. Genetic architecture of grain chalk in rice and interactions with a low phytic acid locus. Agronomy Abstracts, paper number 94185, Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 15-18, 2015. https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2015am/webprogram/Paper94185.html. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Poster Number 1035.
Outcrossing Potential between U.S. Blackhull Red Rice and Indica Rice Cultivars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gealy, D.R., Burgos, N.R., Yeater, K.M., Jackson, A.K. 2015. Outcrossing Potential between U.S. Blackhull Red Rice and Indica Rice Cultivars. Weed Science. 63:647-657. DOI: 10.1614/WS-D-14-00150.1.
The secrets of cold tolerance at the seedling stage and heading in rice as revealed by association mapping - (Abstract Only)
Eizenga G.C. Shakiba E., Jodari F., Duke S., Korniviel P., Jackson A., Mezey J., McCouch S. 2014. The secrets of cold tolerance at the seedling stage and heading in rice as revealed by association mapping. International Plant & Animal Genome XXIII. San Diego, CA. 10-14 Jan. 2015. Available at: https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxiii/webprogram/Paper14223.html.
Genetic architecture of cold tolerance in rice at the seedling stage and heading determined through genome-wide association studies - (Abstract Only)
Shakiba E, Jodari F., Duke S.E., Korniliev P., Jackson A.K., Mezey J.G., McCouch S.R., Eizenga G.C. 2014. Genetic architecture of cold tolerance in rice at the seedling stage and heading determined through genome-wide association studies. In: Abstracts, Annual Meeting, ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Long Beach, CA 2–5 Nov. 2014. Available at: https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2014am/webprogram/Paper86017.html. [CDROM].
Using GWAS to identify SNPs associated with rice seedling cold tolerance - (Proceedings)
Shakiba, E., Hancock, T.A., Jackson, A.K., Duke, S.E., Korniliev, P., McClung, A.M., Mezey, J.G., McCouch, S.R., Eizenga, G.C. 2014. Using GWAS to identify SNPs associated with rice seedling cold tolerance. Proc. 35th Rice Tech. Work. Group Meet., New Orleans, LA, pp. 55-56. Feb. 18-21, 2014. CDROM.
Association mapping of four important traits using the USDA rice mini-core collection ()
Yan, W., Jackson, A.K., Jia, M.H., Zhou, W., Xiong, H., Bryant, R.J. 2014. Association mapping of four important traits using the USDA rice mini-core collection. In Rice - Germplasm, Genetics and Improvement, Wengui Yan and Jinsong Bao (Ed.). Book Chapter. pp. 105–142. doi: 10.5772/56830.
Genetic Variation and Association Mapping of Protein Concentration in Brown Rice Using a Diverse Rice Germplasm Collection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bryant, R.J., Jackson, A.K., Yeater, K.M., Yan, W., Mcclung, A.M., Fjellstrom, R.G. 2013. Genetic Variation and Association Mapping of Protein Concentration in Brown Rice Using a Diverse Rice Germplasm Collection. Cereal Chemistry. http://cerealchemistry.aaccnet.org/doi/abs/10.1094/cchem-09-12-0122-R.
Identification of rice sheath blight and blast quantitative trait loci in two different O. satival/O. nivara advanced backcross populations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eizenga, G.C., Prasad, B., Jackson, A.K., Jia, M.H. 2013. Identification of rice sheath blight and blast quantitative trait loci in two different O. satival/O. nivara advanced backcross populations. Molecular Breeding. 31(4):889-907. doi: 10.1007/s11032-013-9843-y.
Development of genetic markers linked to straighthead resistance through fine mapping in rice (Oryza sativa L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pan, X., Zhang, Q., Yan, W., Jia, M.H., Jackson, A.K., Li, X., Jia, L., Xu, P., Correa-Victoria, F., Li, S. 2012. Development of genetic markers linked to straighthead resistance through fine mapping in rice (Oryza sativa L.). PLoS One. 7(12):e52540.
Recent and projected increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration can enhance gene flow between wild and genetically altered rice (Oryza sativa) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Gealy, D.R., Tomecek, M.B., Jackson, A.K., Black, H.L. 2012. Recent and projected increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration can enhance gene flow between wild and genetically altered rice (Oryza sativa). PLoS One. 7(5). DOI:10.1371/Journal.Pone.
Using genomic analysis to trace the introduction of oryza sativa to Africa - (Proceedings)
Using Genomic Analysis to Trace the Introduction of Oryza sativa to Africa - (Proceedings)
Gilbert, E., Jackson, A.K., Fjellstrom, R.G., Mcclung, A.M. 2012. Using Genomic Analysis to Trace the Introduction of Oryza sativa to Africa. Rice Technical Working Group Meeting Proceedings. Feb. 27 - Mar. 2, 2012. Hot Springs, AR. pg. 42-43.
Sheath blight resistance increases with an increase of putative resistant alleles in rice - (Proceedings)
Limeng, J., Yan, W., Chengsong, Z., Jackson, A.K., Yeater, K.M., Xiaobai, L., Bihu, H., Biaolin, H., Mcclung, A.M., Dianxing, W. 2013. Sheath blight resistance increases with an increase of putative resistant alleles in rice. Rice Technical Working Group Meeting Proceedings. Feb. 27-Mar. 1, 2012. Hot Springs, AR. pg. 58.
A major gene resistant to straighthead was identifed using two RIL populations - (Proceedings)
Xuhao, P., Yan, W., Jia, M.H., Jackson, A.K., Jia, L., Qijun, Z., Pizhou, X., Bihu, H., Femando, C., Shigui, L. 2013. A major gene resistant to straighthead was identifed using two RIL populations. Rice Technical Working Group Meeting Proceedings. Feb.27-Mar.1,2012. Hot Springs, AR. pg. 45.
Various mutants derived from 'Khao Dawk Mali 105' using gamma radiation - (Proceedings)
Yan, W., Biaolin, H., Qijun, Z., Limeng, J., Jackson, A.K., Bihu, H., Zongbu, Y., Deren, C. 2013. Various mutants derived from 'Khao Dawk Mali 105' using gamma radiation. Rice Technical Working Group Meeting Proceedings. Feb. 27-March 1, 2012. Hot Springs, AR. pg. 52.
Genetic variation and association mapping of protein concentration in rice using a germplasm collection - (Abstract Only)
Bryant, R.J., Jackson, A.K., Yeater, K.M., Yan, W., Fjellstrom, R.G., Mcclung, A.M. 2012. Genetic variation and association mapping of protein concentration in rice using a germplasm collection. Proceedings of the 34th Rice Technical Working Group Meeting, February 27- March 1, 2012, Hot Springs, Arkansas. p.170.
Genetic variation and association mapping of silica concentration in rice hulls using a germplasm collection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bryant, R.J., Proctor, A., Hawkridge, M., Jackson, A.K., Yan, W., Counce, P., McClung, A.M., Fjellstrom, R.G. 2012. Genetic variation and association mapping of silica concentration in rice hulls using a germplasm collection. Genetica.139(11):1383-1398.
Allelic analysis of sheath blight resistance with association mapping in rice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jia, L., Yan, W., Zhu, C., Agrama, H.A., Jackson, A.K., Yeater, K.M., Li, X., Huang, B., Hu, B., McClung, A.M., Wu, D. 2012. Allelic analysis of sheath blight resistance with association mapping in rice. PloS One 7(3):Article e32703.
Unraveling the complex trait of harvest index with association mapping in rice (Oryza sativa L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Yan, W., Agrama, H., Jia, L., Jackson, A.K., Moldenhauer, K., Yeater, K.M., McClung, A.M., Wu, D. 2012. Unraveling the complex trait of harvest index with association mapping in rice (Oryza sativa L.). PLoS One. 7(1):Article e29350.
Short and erect rice (ser) mutant from 'Khao Dawk Mali' shapes plant architecture better - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, W., Hu, B., Zhang, Q., Jia, L., Jackson, A.K., Pan, X., Huang, B., Yan, Z., Deren, C. 2012. Short and erect rice (ser) mutant from 'Khao Dawk Mali' shapes plant architecture better. Plant Breeding. 131:282-285.
Analysis of rice blast resistance gene Pi-z in rice germplasm using pathogenicity assays and DNA markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
RoyChowdhury, M., Jia, Y., Jackson, A.K., Jia, M.H., Fjellstrom, R.G., Cartwright, R. 2012. Analysis of rice blast resistance gene Pi-z in rice germplasm using pathogenicity assays and DNA markers. Euphytica. 184:35-46.
Variation in rice silica content and its use as an industrial feedstock ()
McClung, A.M., Bryant, R.J., Jackson, A.K., Yan, W., Fjellstrom, R.G. 2011. Variation in rice silica content and its use as an industrial feedstock. Texas Rice Special Section Highlighting Research in 2011. p. XI-XII.
Mapping QTLs for improving grain yield using the USDA rice mini-core collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Yan, W., Agrama, H., Jia, L., Shen, X., Jackson, A., Moldenhauer, K., Yeater, K., McClung, A., Wu, D. 2011. Mapping QTLs for improving grain yield using the USDA rice mini-core collection. Planta. 234(2):347-361.
High-resolution mapping of Rsn1, a locus controlling sensitivity of rice to a necrosis-inducing phytotoxin from Rhizoctonia solani AG1-IA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Costanzo, S., Jackson, A.K., Brooks, S.A. 2011. High-resolution mapping of Rsn1, a locus controlling sensitivity of rice to a necrosis-inducing phytotoxin from Rhizoctonia solani AG1-IA. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 123(1):33-41.
Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of genetic differentiation and diversity in the USDA rice mini-core collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Yan, W., Agrama, H., Hu, B., Jia, L., Jia, M.H., Jackson, A.K., Moldenhauer, K., McClung, A.M., Wu, D. 2010. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of genetic differentiation and diversity in the USDA rice mini-core collection. Genetica. 138(11):1221-1230.
Mapping Blast and Sheath Blight QTL in an Advanced Backcross Bengal/O. nivara (Wild2) Population - (Abstract Only)
Eizenga, G.C., Prasad, B., Jackson, A.K., Jia, M.H. 2010. Mapping Blast and Sheath Blight QTL in an Advanced Backcross Bengal/O. nivara (Wild2) Population. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts.
Identification of rice blast resistant gene Pi-z(t) in NSGC using DNA markers and pathogenicity assays - (Abstract Only)
Roy-Chowdhury, M., Jia, Y., Jia, M.H., Jackson, A.K., Fjellstrom, R.G., Cartwright, R.D. 2010. Identification of rice blast resistant gene Pi-z(t) in NSGC using DNA markers and pathogenicity assays [abstract]. 5th International Rice Blast Conference, August 12-14, 2010, Little Rock, Arkansas. Poster Abstract IV-CP-51.
Characterization of novel blast resistant genes for US rice breeding - (Abstract Only)
Yan, W., Scheffler, B.E., Correll, J.C., Fjellstrom, R.G., Feng, C.D., Jackson, A.K., McClung, A.M. 2010. Characterization of novel blast resistant genes for US rice breeding [abstract]. Proceedings of 5th International Rice Blast Conference, August 11-14, 2010, Little Rock, Arkansas. p. 36.
Identification and QTL mapping of blast resistance in wild Oryza species - (Proceedings)
Eizenga, G.C., Prasad, B., Jackson, A.K., Jia, M.H. 2010. Identification and QTL mapping of blast resistance in wild Oryza species. p. 95 In: Proc. 5th Int. Rice Blast Conf. 12-14 Aug. 2010. Little Rock, Arkansas USA.
A natural mutation in rc reverts white-rice-pericarp to red and results in a new, dominant, wild-type allele: Rc-g - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
A natural mutation in rc reverts white-pericarp-rice to red and results is a new, dominant, wild-type allele Rc-g - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brooks, S.A., Yan, W., Jackson, A.K., Deren, C. 2008. A natural mutation in rc reverts white-pericarp-rice to red and results is a new, dominant, wild-type allele Rc-g. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 117:575-580.
Rc-g: A new allele for red pericarp discovered in cultivated rice - (Proceedings)
Brooks, S.A., Yan, W., Jackson, A.K., Deren, C.W. 2008. Rc-g: A new allele for red pericarp discovered in cultivated rice. In: Proceedings of the 32nd Rice Technical Working Group Meetings, February 18-21, 2008, San Diego, CA. 2008. CDROM.
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