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Lili Qi
Sunflower and Plant Biology Research
Genetics

Phone: (701) 239-1351
Fax: (701) 239-1346
Room 234

USDA,ARS,NCSL
1307 18TH ST N
FARGO , ND 581022765
Projects
Sunflower Genetic Improvement with Genes from Wild Crop Relatives and Domesticated Sunflower
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424876
Identification of Major Genes-QTL for Sclerotinia Resistance in Cultivated Sunflower and Wild Helianthus
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427086
Transferring Sclerotinia Resistance Genes from Wild Helianthus Species into Cultivated Sunflower
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429145
QTL Mapping of Sclerotinia Basal Stalk Rot Resistance Derived from Sunflower Wild Species
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433195
Development of Super Confection Sunflower Effectively Resistant to Downy Mildew and Rust
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 430113
Applying Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Disease Resistance in Confection Sunflower
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 432197
Development of Super Confection Sunflower Effectively Resistant to Downy Mildew and Rust
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 427859

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Somatic embryogenesis from corolla tubes of interspecific amphiploids between cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) and its wild species -
Fu, X., Qi, L., Hulke, B., Seiler, G., Jan, C. 2017. Somatic embryogenesis from corolla tubes of interspecific amphiploids between cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) and its wild species. Helia. 40(66):1-19.
Genotyping-by-sequencing targeting of a novel downy mildew resistance gene Pl20 from wild Helianthus argophyllus for sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) -
Ma, G.J., Markell, S.G., Song, Q.J., Qi, L.L. 2017. Genotyping-by-sequencing targeting of a novel downy mildew resistance gene Pl20 from wild Helianthus argophyllus for sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 130(7):1519-1529.
Registration of an oilseed sunflower germplasm line HA-BSR1 highly tolerant to Sclerotinia basal stalk rot -
Talukder, Z.I., Hu, J., Seiler, G.J., Qi, L.L. 2017. Registration of an oilseed sunflower germplasm line HA-BSR1 highly tolerant to Sclerotinia basal stalk rot. Journal of Plant Registrations. 11:315-319.
Development and dissection of diagnostic SNP markers for the downy mildew resistance genes PlArg and Pl8 and maker-assisted gene pyramiding in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) -
L.Qi, L., Talukder, Z.I., Hulke, B.S., Foley, M.E. 2017. Development and dissection of diagnostic SNP markers for the downy mildew resistance genes PlArg and Pl8 and maker-assisted gene pyramiding in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 292(3):551-563.
Genotyping-by-sequencing uncovers the introgression alien segments associated with Sclerotinia basal stalk rot resistance from wild species—I. Helianthus argophyllus and H. petiolaris -
Qi, L., Long, Y., Talukder, Z., Block, C., Gulya, T.J. 2016. Genotyping-by-sequencing uncovers the introgression alien segments associated with Sclerotinia basal stalk rot resistance from wild species—I. Helianthus argophyllus and H. petiolaris. Frontiers in Genetics. doi:10.3389/gene.2016.00219.
An innovative SNP genotyping method adapting to multiple platforms and throughputs -
Long, Y.M., Chao, W.S., Ma, G.J., Xu, S.S., Qi, L.L. 2017. An innovative SNP genotyping method adapting to multiple platforms and throughputs. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 130(3):597-607.
Utilization of sunflower crop wild relatives for cultivated sunflower improvement -
Seiler, G.J., Qi, L.L., Marek, L.F. 2017. Utilization of sunflower crop wild relatives for cultivated sunflower improvement. Crop Science. 57:1-19. doi:10.2135/cropsci2016.10.0856.
Discovery and introgression of the wild sunflower-derived novel downy mildew resistance gene Pl19 in confection sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) -
Zhang, Z.W., Ma, G.J., Zhao, J., Markell, S.G., Qi, L.L. 2017. Discovery and introgression of the wild sunflower-derived novel downy mildew resistance gene Pl19 in confection sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 130:29-39.
SNP discovery and QTL mapping of Sclerotinia basal stalk rot resistance in sunflower using genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS) -
Zahirul, T.I., Seiler, G.J., Song, Q., Ma, G., Qi, L. 2016. SNP discovery and QTL mapping of Sclerotinia basal stalk rot resistance in sunflower using genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS). The Plant Genome. 9(3). doi:10.3835/plantgenome 2016.03.0035.
Registration of an oilseed sunflower germplasm HA-DM1 resistant to sunflower downy mildew -
Qi, L.L., Seiler, G.J. 2016. Registration of an oilseed sunflower germplasm HA-DM1 resistant to sunflower downy mildew. Journal of Plant Registrations. 10:195-199.
Genetics and mapping of a novel downy mildew resistance gene, Pl18, introgressed from wild Helianthus argophyllus into cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) -
Qi, L.L., Foley, M.E., Cai, X.W., Gulya, T.J. 2016. Genetics and mapping of a novel downy mildew resistance gene, Pl18, introgressed from wild Helianthus argophyllus into cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 129:741-752. doi:10.1007/s00122-015-2662-2.
Map saturation and SNP marker development for the rust resistance genes (R4, R5, R13a, and R13b) in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) -
Qi, L.L., Long, Y.M., Ma, G.J., Markell, S.G. 2015. Map saturation and SNP marker development for the rust resistance genes (R4, R5, R13a, and R13b) in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Molecular Breeding. 35:196.
Registration of two double rust resistant germplasms, HA-R12 and HA-R13 for confection sunflower -
Ma, G.J., Seiler, G.J., Markell, S.G., Gulya, T.J., Qi, L.L. 2016. Registration of two double rust resistant germplasms, HA-R12 and HA-R13 for confection sunflower. Journal of Plant Registrations. 10:69-74.
A unified SNP map of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) derived from current genomic resources -
Hulke, B.S., Grassa, C.J., Bowers, J.E., Burke, J.M., Qi, L., Talukder, Z.I., Rieseberg, L.H. 2015. A unified SNP map of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) derived from current genomic resources. Crop Science. 55:1696-1702. doi:10.2135/cropsci2014.11.0752.
Chromosome engineering, mapping, and transferring of resistance to Fusarium head blight disease from Elymus tsukushiensis into wheat -
Cainong, J.C., Bockus, W.W., Feng, Y., Chen, P., Qi, L., Sehgal, S.K., Danilova, T.V., Koo, D., Friebe, B., Gill, B.S. 2015. Chromosome engineering, mapping, and transferring of resistance to Fusarium head blight disease from Elymus tsukushiensis into wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128(6):1019-1027. DOI:10.10.1007/S00122-015-2485-1.
Relocation of a rust resistance gene R2 and its marker-assisted gene pyramiding in confection sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) -
Qi, L.L., Ma, G.J., Long, Y.M., Hulke, B.S., Gong, L., Markell, S.G. 2015. Relocation of a rust resistance gene R2 and its marker-assisted gene pyramiding in confection sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128(3):477-488. DOI:10.1007/s00122-014-2446-0.
Pl17 is a novel gene independent of known downy mildew resistance genes in the cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) -
Qi, L.L., Long, Y.M., Jan, C.C., Ma, G., Gulya, T.J. 2015. Pl17 is a novel gene independent of known downy mildew resistance genes in the cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128(4):757-767. DOI:10.1007/s00122-015-2470-8.
A high-density SNP map of sunflower derived from RAD-sequencing facilitating fine-mapping of the rust resistance gene R12 -
Talukder, Z., Gong, L., Hulke, B.S., Pegadaraju, V., Song, Q., Schultz, Q., Qi, L. 2014. A high-density SNP map of sunflower derived from RAD-sequencing facilitating fine-mapping of the rust resistance gene R12. PLoS One. 9(7): e98628. Available http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0098628.
Registration of two confection sunflower germplasm Lines, HA-R10 and HA-R11, Resistant to sunflower rust -
Qi, L., Gong, L., Markell, S.G., Seiler, G.J., Gulya Jr, T.J., Hulke, B.S. 2014. Registration of two confection sunflower germplasm Lines, HA-R10 and HA-R11, Resistant to sunflower rust. Journal of Plant Registrations. 8:329-333. DOI: 10.3198/jpr2014.02.0010crg.
Molecular mapping of three nuclear male sterility mutant genes in cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) -
Gong, L., Li, C., Capatana, A., Feng, J., Qi, L., Seiler, G.J., Jan, C.C. 2014. Molecular mapping of three nuclear male sterility mutant genes in cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Molecular Breeding. 34:159-166.
Candidate gene association mapping of Sclerotinia stalk rot resistance in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) uncovers the importance of COI1 homologs -
Talukder, Z.I., Hulke, B.S., Qi, L., Scheffler, B.E., Pegadaraju, V., McPhee, K., Gulya, T.J. 2014. Candidate gene association mapping of Sclerotinia stalk rot resistance in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) uncovers the importance of COI1 homologs. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 127:193-209.
De Novo sequencing of sunflower genome for SNP discovery using RAD (Restriction site Associated DNA) approach -
Pegadaraju, V., Nipper, R., Hulke, B., Qi, L., Schultz, Q. 2013. De novo sequencing of sunflower genome for SNP discovery using RAD (Restriction site Associated DNA) approach. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 14:556.
Sequence organization and evolutionary dynamics of Brachypodium-specific centromere retrotransposons -
Qi, L.L., Wu, J.J., Friebe, B., Qian, C., Gu, Y.Q., Fu, D.L., Gill, B.S. 2013. Sequence organization and evolutionary dynamics of Brachypodium-specific centromere retrotransposons. Chromosome Research. 21(5):507-521.
Genetic mapping of rust resistance genes in confection sunflower line HA-R6 and oilseed line RHA 397 -
Gong, L., Gulya, T.J., Markell, S.G., Hulke, B.S., Qi, L.L. 2013. Genetic mapping of rust resistance genes in confection sunflower line HA-R6 and oilseed line RHA 397. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 126(8):2039-2049.
Registration of a male fertility restorer oilseed sunflower germplasm HA-R9 resistant to sunflower rust -
Qi, L., Seiler, G.J. 2013. Registration of a male fertility restorer oilseed sunflower germplasm, HA-R9, resistant to sunflower rust. Journal of Plant Registrations. 7(3):353-357.
Centromere synteny among Brachypodium, wheat, and rice -
Qi, L., Friebe, B., Gill, B.B. 2013. Centromere synteny among Brachypodium, wheat, and rice. In: Jiang, J., and Birchler J. (eds.) Plant Centromere Biology. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ. Chapter 5, pp 57-66.
Molecular tagging of a novel rust resistance gene R12 in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) -
Gong, L., Hulke, B.S., Gulya Jr, T.J., Markell, S.G., Qi, L.L. 2013. Molecular tagging of a novel rust resistance gene R12 in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 126(1):93-99.
Genetics and mapping of the R11 gene conferring resistance to recently emerged rust races, tightly linked to male fertility restoration, in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) -
Qi, L.L., Seiler, G.J., Vick, B.A., Gulya, T.J. 2012. Genetics and mapping of the R11 gene conferring resistance to recently emerged rust races, tightly linked to male fertility restoration, in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 125:921-932.
Molecular mapping of R11, a novel rust resistance gene in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) -
Chromosome location, DNA markers and rust resistance of the sunflower gene R5 -
Qi, L., Gulya Jr, T.J., Hulke, B.S., Vick, B.A. 2012. Chromosome location, DNA markers and rust resistance of the sunflower gene R5. Molecular Breeding. 30:745-756.
Leymus EST linkage maps identify 4NsL-5NsL reciprocal translocation, wheat-leymus chromosome introgressions, and functionally important gene loci -
Larson, S.R., Kishii, M., Tsujimoto, H., Qi, L., Chen, P., Lazo, G.R., Jensen, K.B., Wang, R. 2011. Leymus EST linkage maps identify 4NsL-5NsL reciprocal translocation, wheat-Leymus chromosome introgressions, and functionally important gene loci. Theor Appl Genet. 124:189-206.
Development of a set of compensating Triticum aestivum-Dasypyrum villosum Robertsonian translocation lines -
Liu, C., Qi, L., Liu, W., Zhao, W., Wilson, J., Friebe, B., Gill, B.S. 2011. Development of a set of compensating Triticum aestivum-Dasypyrum villosum Robertsonian translocation lines. Genome. 54:836-844.
Registration of a hard red winter wheat genetic stock homozygous for ph1b for facilitating alien introgression for crop improvement -
Friebe, B., Qi, L., Liu, C., Liu, W., Gill, B.S. 2012. Registration of a hard red winter wheat genetic stock homozygous for ph1b for facilitating alien introgression for crop improvement. Journal of Plant Registrations. 6(1):121-123.
A compensating wheat-Thinopyrum intermedium Robertsonian translocation conferring resistance to wheat streak mosaic virus and Triticum mosaic virus -
Liu, W., Seifers, D.L., Qi, L., Friebe, B., Gill, B.S. 2011. A compensating wheat-Thinopyrum intermedium Robertsonian translocation conferring resistance to wheat streak mosaic virus and Triticum mosaic virus. Crop Science. 51:2382-2390.
Molecular mapping of the rust resistance gene R4 to a large NBS-LRR cluster on linkage group 13 of sunflower Reprint Icon -
Qi, L., Hulke, B.S., Vick, B.A., Gulya, T.J. 2011. Molecular mapping of the rust resistance gene R4 to a large NBS-LRR cluster on linkage group 13 of sunflower. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 123(2):351-358.
A novel Robertsonian translocation event leads to transfer of a stem rust resistance gene (Sr52) effective against race Ug99 from Dasypyrum villosum into bread wheat Reprint Icon -
Qi, L.L., Pumphrey, M.O., Friebe, B., Zhang, P., Qian, C., Bowden, R.L., Rouse, M.N., Jin, Y., Gill, B.S. 2011. A novel Robertsonian translocation event leads to transfer of a stem rust resistance gene (Sr52) effective against race Ug99 from Dasypyrum villosum into bread wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 123:159-167.
Breeding and quantitative genetics advances in sunflower Sclerotinia research -
Talukder, Z., Hulke, B.S., Qi, L., Gulya, T.J. 2011. Breeding and quantitative genetics advances in sunflower Sclerotinia research. Presentation at the National Sunflower Association Research Forum, January 12-13, 2011, Fargo, ND. Available: http://www.sunflowernsa.com/research/research-forum-presentations/2011/
Progress in sunflower Sclerotinia research: Pyramiding head rot resistance into elite lines and association mapping of stalk rot resistance using candidate genes -
Talukder, Z., Hulke, B.S., Qi, L., Gulya, T.J. 2011. Progress in sunflower Sclerotinia research: Pyramiding head rot resistance into elite lines and association mapping of stalk rot resistance using candidate genes. Sunflower Research Forum, National Sunflower Association, January 19-21, 2011, Fargo, ND. Available: http://www.sunflowernsa.com/research/searchable-database-of-forum-papers/
Genetic compensation abilities of Aegilops speltoides chromosomes for homoeologous B-genome chromosomes of polyploid wheat in disomic S(B) chromosome substitution lines Reprint Icon -
Friebe, B., Qi, L.L., Liu, C., Gill, B.S. 2011. Genetic compensation abilities of Aegilops speltoides chromosomes for homoeologous B-genome chromosomes of polyploid wheat in disomic S(B) chromosome substitution lines. Cytogenetics and Genome Research. 134:144-150.
Deployment of novel sources of Sclerotinia stalk rot resistance in sunflower -
Qi, L., Gulya, T.J., Block, C.C., Vick, B.A. 2011. Deployment of novel sources of Sclerotinia stalk rot resistance in sunflower. Presentation at the National Sunflower Association Research Forum, January 12-13, 2011, Fargo, ND. Available: http://www.sunflowernsa.com/research/research-forum-presentations/2011/
Present and future plans of the sunflower “Doubled Haploid” project -
Jan, C.C., Qi, L., Hulke, B.S., Fu, X. 2011. Present and future plans of the sunflower "Doubled Haploid" project. Sunflower Research Forum, January 12-13, 2011, Fargo, ND. Available: http://www.sunflowernsa.com/research/research-forum-presentations/2011/
Progress on introduction of rust resistance genes into confection sunflower -
Gong, L., Markell, S., Vick, B.A., Hulke, B.S., Gulya, T.J., Qi, L. 2011. Progress on introduction of rust resistance genes into confection sunflower. Presentation at the National Sunflower Association Research Forum, January 12-13, 2011, Fargo, ND. Available: http://www.sunflowernsa.com/research/research-forum-presentations/2011/
Breeding and quantitative genetics advances in sunflower Sclerotinia research -
Hulke, B.S., Talukder, Z., Qi, L., Gulya, T.J. 2011. Breeding and quantitative genetics advances in sunflower Sclerotinia research. ARS Sclerotinia Initiative Annual Meeting, January 19-21, 2011, Bloomington, MN. p. 23.
Chromosome engineering and transfer of alien sources for Fusarium head blight resistance in hard red winter wheat -
Friebe, B., Cainong, J.C., Qi, L.L., Chen, P.D., Bockus, W.W., Gill, B.S. 2010. Chromosome engineering and transfer of alien sources for Fusarium head blight resistance in hard red winter wheat [abstract]. National Fusarium Head Blight Forum, December 7-9, 2010, Milwaukee, WI. p. 17.
Identification of resistance to new virulent races of rust in sunflowers and validation of DNA markers in the gene pool Reprint Icon -
Qi, L.-L., Gulya, T.J., Seiler, G.J., Hulke, B.S., Vick, B.A. 2011. Identification of resistance to new virulent races of rust in sunflowers and validation of DNA markers in the gene pool. Phytopathology. 101:241-249.
The compact Brachypodium genome conserves centromeric regions of a common ancestor with wheat and rice Reprint Icon -
Qi, L., Friebe, B., Wu, J., Gu, Y., Qian, C., Gill, B.S. 2010. The compact Brachypodium genome conserves centromeric regions of a common ancestor with wheat and rice. Functional and Integrative Genomics. 10:477-492.
Development and Characterization of Two New Triticum aestivum-Daspyrum villosum Robertsonian Translocation Lines T1DS.1V#3L and T1DL.1V#3S and Their Effect on Grain Quality Reprint Icon -
Zhao, W., Qi, L., Gao, X., Zhang, G., Dong, J., Chen, Q., Friebe, B., Gill, B.S. 2010. Development and characterization of two new Triticum aestivum-Daspyrum villosum Robertsonian translocation lines T1DS.1V#3L and T1DL.1V#3S and their effect on grain quality. Euphytica. 175:343-350.
New Sunflower Rust Projects in the USDA Sunflower Research Unit Reprint Icon -
Qi, L., Gulya, T.J., Hulke, B.S., Vick, B.A. 2010. New Sunflower Rust Projects in the USDA Sunflower Research Unit. 32nd Sunflower Research Workshop, January 13-14, 2010, Fargo, ND. Available: http://www.sunflowernsa.com/research/research-workshop/documents/Qi_Rust_10.pdf
Evaluation of Rust Resistance to New Virulent Races in USDA-Released Sunflower Breeding Lines and DNA Marker Validation in the Rust Resistance Gene Pool -
Evaluation of Rust Resistance to New Virulent Races in USDA-Released Sunflower Breeding Lines and DNA Marker Validation in the Rust Resistance Gene Pool -
Breeding and Quantitative Genetics Advances in Sunflower Sclerotinia Research -
Hulke, B.S., Talukder, Z., Qi, L., Gulya Jr, T.J. 2010. Breeding and Quantitative Genetics Advances in Sunflower Sclerotinia Research [abstract]. 8th Annual Sclerotinia Initiative Meeting, January 20-22, 2010, Bloomington, MN. p. 21.
Chromosome Engineering of T7A.7Lr#1S for the Isolation of New Recombinants and Field Evaluation of T7A.7Lr#1S Chromosome Introgression Hard Winter Wheat Lines for Resistance to FHB and DON -
Friebe, B., Qi, L.L., Cainong, J., Pumphrey, M.O., Bockus, W.W., Gill, B.S. 2009. Chromosome Engineering of T7A.7Lr#1S for the Isolation of New Recombinants and Field Evaluation of T7A.7Lr#1S Chromosome Introgression Hard Winter Wheat Lines for Resistance to FHB and DON [abstract]. Fusarium Head Blight Forum, December 7-9, 2009, Orlando, Florida. p. 117.
Genome-Wide Sequence Comparison of Centromeric Regions and BAC-Landing on Chromosomes Provide New Insights into Centromere Evolution Among Wheat, Brachypodium, and Rice Reprint Icon -
Qi, L., Friebe, B., Gu, Y.Q., Qian, C., Gill, B.S. 2010. Genome-Wide Sequence Comparison of Centromeric Regions and BAC-Landing on Chromosomes Provide New Insights into Centromere Evolution Among Wheat, Brachypodium, and Rice. Plant and Animal Genome XVIII Conference, January 9-13, 2010, San Diego, CA. P236. Available: http://www.intl-pag.org/18/abstracts/P05a_PAGXVIII_236.html
A Molecular-Cytogenetic Method for Locating Genes to Pericentromeric Regions Facilitates a Genome-Wide Comparison of Syntency Between the Centrometric Regions of Wheat and Rice -
Qi, L., Friebe, B., Zhang, P., Gill, B.S. 2009. A Molecular-Cytogenetic Method for Locating Genes to Pericentromeric Regions Facilitates a Genomewide Comparison of Syntency Between the Centrometric Regions of Wheat and Rice. Genetics. 183:1235-1247.
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