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Matthew D Robbins
Forage and Range Research
Geneticist

Phone: (435) 760-3082
Fax: (435) 797-3075

690 NORTH 1100 EAST
FORAGE & RANGE RESEARCH LAB.
LOGAN, UT 843226300
Projects
DNA Sequencing and Molecular Analysis of Forage, Range, and Turf Plants
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440863

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Molecular characterization of Algerian populations of cocksfoot and tall fescue: Ploidy level determination and genetic diversity analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Benfriha, H., Mefti, M., Robbins, M.D., Thorsted, K., Bushman, B.S. 2021. Molecular characterization of Algerian populations of cocksfoot and tall fescue: Ploidy level determination and genetic diversity analysis. Grassland Science. 67:167-176. https://doi.org/10.1111/grs.12304.
Colonial bentgrass transcripts-expression differences compared with creeping bentgrass in response to water-deficit stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amundsen, K., Warnke, S.E., Bushman, B.S., Robbins, M.D., Martin, R.C., Harris-Shultz, K.R. 2020. Colonial bentgrass transcripts-expression differences compared with creeping bentgrass in response to water-deficit stress. 61(3):2135-2147. Crop Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20437.
Scaffolding CLR and CCS assemblies in polyploid grasses - (Abstract Only)
CLR and CCS based assemblies in polyploid grasses - (Abstract Only)
Gene expression differences for drought stress response in cool-season turfgrasses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bushman, B.S., Robbins, M.D., Warnke, S.E., Martin, R.C., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Amundsen, K.E. 2020. Gene expression differences for drought stress response in cool-season turfgrasses. International Turfgrass Society Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/its2.25.
DNA sequence-based mapping of the St. genome of Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) A. Love versus wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, R., Li, X., Robbins, M.D., Larson, S.R., Bushman, B.S., Jones, T.A., Thomas, A. 2020. DNA sequence-based mapping of the St. genome of Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) A. Love versus wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Genome. 63:445-457. https://doi.org/10.1139/gen-2019-0152.
Tolerance to salt stress imposed on cultivars of three turfgrass species: Poa pratensis lolium Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bushman, B.S., Robbins, M.D., Robins, J.G., Thorsted, K., Harris, P., Johnson, P.G. 2019. Tolerance to salt stress imposed on cultivars of three turfgrass species: Poa pratensis lolium. Crop Science. 60(3):1648-1659. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20014.
Genome mapping of quantitative trait loci (QTL) controlling domestication traits of intermediate wheatgrass (Thinopyrum intermedium) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larson, S.R., DeHaan, L., Kantarski, T., Zhang, X., Dorn, K., Crain, J., Poland, J., Anderson, J., Robbins, M.D., Jensen, K.B., Schmutz, J., Grimwood, J., Jenkins, J., Gao, L., Mascher, M. 2019. Genome mapping of quantitative trait loci (QTL) controlling domestication traits of intermediate wheatgrass (Thinopyrum intermedium). Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 132:2325-2351. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-019-03357-6.
Late flowering candidate genes in orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata) - (Abstract Only)
Association of candidate genes with heading date in a diverse Dactylis glomerata population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, X., Bushman, B.S., Zhang, X., Robbins, M.D., Larson, S.R., Robins, J.G., Thomas, A. 2017. Association of candidate genes with heading date in a diverse Dactylis glomerata population. Plant Science. 265:146-153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2017.10.002.
Assessment of Asian Festuca rubra germplasm for potential to improved rangeland sustainability in the western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robbins, M.D., Staub, J.E., Bushman, B.S., Ma, Y., Johnson, P.G. 2017. Assessment of Asian Festuca rubra germplasm for potential to improved rangeland sustainability in the western United States. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 64:2127.
Development and testing of cool-season grass species, varieties, and hybrids for biomass feedstock production in western North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larson, S.R., Pearson, C., Jensen, K.B., Jones, T.A., Mott, I.W., Robbins, M.D., Staub, J.E., Waldron, B.L. 2017. Development and testing of cool-season grass species, varieties, and hybrids for biomass feedstock production in western North America. Agronomy. 7(1):3. doi:10.3390/agronomy7010003.
Phylogenetic relationships among low ploidy Poa species using chloroplast sequences - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joshi, A., Bushman, B.S., Pickett, B., Robbins, M.D., Staub, J.E., Johnson, P. 2016. Phylogenetic relationships among low ploidy Poa species using chloroplast sequences. Genome. doi: 10.1139/gen-2016-0110.
Genes affecting heading date in cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata) - (Proceedings)
Bushman, B.S., Zhao, X., Robbins, M.D., Robins, J.G., Larson, S.R., Zhang, X., Xie, W. 2016. Genes affecting heading date in cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata). Symposium Proceedings.
Development of fine-leaved Festuca grass populations identified genetic resources having potential for improved forage production and wildfire control in the western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robbins, M.D., Staub, J.E., Bushman, B.S. 2016. Development of fine-leaved Festuca grass populations identified genetic resources having potential for improved forage production and wildfire control in the western United States. Euphytica. doi: 10.1007/s10681-016-1644-z.
Evaluation of a native prairie Junegrass collection from Eastern Oregon for use in the Great Basin - (Abstract Only)
Staub, J.E., Robbins, M.D. 2016. Evaluation of a native prairie Junegrass collection from Eastern Oregon for use in the Great Basin. Meeting Abstract.
Development of fine-leaved Festuca grass for forage and wildfire control in the Great Basin - (Abstract Only)
Staub, J.E., Robbins, M.D., Bushman, B.S. 2016. Development of fine-leaved Festuca grass for forage and wildfire control in the Great Basin. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts.
Genotype by sequencing in autotetraploid cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata) without a reference genome - (Proceedings)
Bushman, B.S., Robbins, M.D., Larson, S.R., Staub, J.E. 2015. Genotype by sequencing in autotetraploid cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata) without a reference genome. Eucarpia Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section Symposium. Ghent, Belgium, Sept 13-17, 2015.
Evaluation of regionally-collected sideoats grams and big galleta grass for wildfire revegetation in the Eastern Upper Mojave Desert - (Abstract Only)
Staub, J.E., Robbins, M.D. 2015. Evaluation of regionally-collected sideoats grams and big galleta grass for wildfire revegetation in the Eastern Upper Mojave Desert. Meeting Abstract.
Evaluation of fine fescue grasses identifies resources for improved ecological function under rangeland stress environments - (Abstract Only)
Staub, J.E., Robbins, M.D. 2015. Evaluation of fine fescue grasses identifies resources for improved ecological function under rangeland stress environments. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts.
Phenotypic and genotypic analysis of a U.S. native fine-leaved Festuca population portends its potential use for low-input urban landscapes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Staub, J.E., Robbins, M.D., Ma, Y., Johnson, P.G. 2014. Phenotypic and genotypic analysis of a U.S. native fine-leaved Festuca population portends its potential use for low-input urban landscapes. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 139:706-715.
Orchardgrass heading dates and variation within constans genes - (Abstract Only)
Bushman, B.S., Xie, W., Zhang, X., Robbins, M.D., Robins, J.G., Staub, J.E. 2014. Orchardgrass heading dates and variation within constans genes. Meeting Abstract.
Genetic characterization of Kyrgyzstan fine-leaved Festuca valesiaca germplasm for use in semi-arid low-maintenance turf applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, Y., Staub, J.E., Robbins, M.D., Johnson, P.G., Larson, S.R. 2013. Genetic characterization of Kyrgyzstan fine-leaved Festuca valesiaca germplasm for use in semi-arid low-maintenance turf applications. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 61:185-197.
Evaluation of regionally-collected sideoats grama and big galleta grass for wildfire revegetation in the Eastern Upper Mojave Desert - (Abstract Only)
Staub, J.E., Robbins, M.D., Waldron, B.L. 2013. Evaluation of regionally-collected sideoats grama and big galleta grass for wildfire revegetation in the Eastern Upper Mojave Desert. Meeting Abstract. National Native Seed Conference Abstract Book, Pg 2
The potential value of Festuca valesiaca for use on Great Basin Rangelands - (Abstract Only)
Ma, Y., Staub, J.E., Larson, S.R., Robbins, M.D., Johnson, P.G. 2013. The potential value of Festuca valesiaca for use on Great Basin Rangelands. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Book, Pg.23.
Marker-trait association of rangeland and turf traits in hybrids of Festuca idahoensis and Festuca ovina - (Abstract Only)
Robbins, M.D., Staub, J.E., Ma, Y., Larson, S.R., Johnson, P.G. 2012. Marker-trait association of rangeland and turf traits in hybrids of Festuca idahoensis and Festuca ovina. Meeting Abstract. Utah Genetic Society Meeting, Abstract Book, Pg 4.
Genetic characterization of Asian fine fescue identifies unique germplasm for forage and turf breeding - (Abstract Only)
Ma, Y., Staub, J.E., Robbins, M.D., Johnson, P.G. 2012. Genetic characterization of Asian fine fescue identifies unique germplasm for forage and turf breeding. Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf Conference. (Conference Abstract Book, Pg 2.)
Festuca rubra evaluation for potential use in green stripping for wildfire control - (Abstract Only)
Robbins, M.D., Staub, J.E., Johnson, P.G. 2012. Festuca rubra evaluation for potential use in green stripping for wildfire control. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts.