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Kathy Lynn Esvelt Klos
Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research
Research Geneticist (Plants)

Phone: (208) 397-4162 ext. 123
Fax: (208) 397-4165

1691 S 2700 W
ABERDEEN , ID 83210
Projects
Improvement of Barley and Oat for Enhanced Productivity, Quality, and Stress Resistance
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434280
Cooperation for the Improvement of Oat Germplasm
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 427847
Screening Barley Germplasm to Discover Genes Conferring Durable Resistance to Barley Stripe Rust
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427017
Screening Barley Germplasm to Discover Genes Conferring Durable Resistance to Barley Stripe Rust
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431205
Characterization of Oat Lines for Crown Rust Resistance Alleles
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 428395

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
New sources of adult plant and seedling resistance to Puccinia coronata f. sp. avenae identified among Avena sativa accessions of the national small grains collection -
Yimer, B., Gordon, T.C., Harrison, S., Kianian, S., Bockelman, H.E., Bonman, J.M., Esvelt Klos, K.L. 2018. New sources of adult plant and seedling resistance to Puccinia coronata f. sp. avenae identified among Avena sativa accessions of the national small grains collection. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-04-18-0566-RE.
In silico selection of expression reference genes with demonstrated stability in barley among a diverse set of tissues and cultivars -
Gines, M.C., Baldwin, T.T., Rashid, A., Bregitzer, P.P., Jellen, E., Maughan, J., Esvelt Klos, K.L. 2018. In silico selection of expression reference genes with demonstrated stability in barley among a diverse set of tissues and cultivars. Crop Science. 58(1):332-341. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2017.07.0443.
Genetic variation and associations involving Fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol accumulation in cultivated oat (Avena sativa L.) -
Bjornstad, A., He, X., Tekle, S., Esvelt Klos, K.L., Huang, Y., Tinker, N.A., Dong, Y., Skinnes, H. 2017. Genetic variation and associations involving Fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol accumulation in cultivated oat (Avena sativa L.). Plant Breeding. 136:620-636. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbr.12502.
Genome-wide association mapping of crown rust resistance in oat elite germplasm -
Esvelt Klos, K.L., Yimer, B.A., Babiker, E.M., Beattie, A.D., Bonman, J.M., Carson, M.L., Chong, J., Harrison, S.A., Ibrahim, A.H., Kolb, F.L., McCartney, C.A., McMullen, M., Mitchell Fetch, J., Mohammadi, M., Murphy, J.P., Tinker, N.A. 2017. Genome-wide association mapping of crown rust resistance in oat elite germplasm. The Plant Genome. doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2016.10.0107.
A high-throughput RNA extraction for sprouted single-seed malting barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) rich in polysaccharides -
Rashid, A., Baldwin, T.T., Gines, M., Bregitzer, P.P., Esvelt Klos, K.L. 2016. A high-throughput RNA extraction for sprouted single-seed malting barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) rich in polysaccharides. Plants. 6(1):1. doi: 10.3390/plants6010001.
Population structure and genotype-phenotype associations in a collection of oat landraces and historic cultivars. -
Winkler, L., Bonman, J.M., Chao, S., Yimer, B.A., Bockelman, H.E., Esvelt Klos, K.L. 2016. Population structure and genotype-phenotype associations in a collection of oat landraces and historic cultivars. Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01077.
Population genetics related to adaptation in elite oat germplasm -
Esvelt Klos, K.L., Huang, Y., Babiker, E.M., Beattie, A., Bekele, W.A., Bjornstad, A., Bonman, J.M., Carson, M.L., Chao, S., Gnanesh, B.N., Harrison, S.A., Howarth, C.J., Hu, G., Ibrahim, A., Islamovic, E., Jackson, E.W., Jannink, J., Kolb, F.L., Mcmullen, M.S., Fetch, J.M., Murphy, J., Obert, D.E., Ohm, H.W., Rines, H.W., Rossnagel, B., Schuleter, J.A., Wight, C.P., Yan, W., Tinker, N.A. 2016. Population genetics related to adaptation in elite oat germplasm. The Plant Genome. 9(2):1-12. doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2015.10.0103.
Extraction of high-quality RNA from germinating barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) seeds containing high levels of starch. -
Rashid, A., Gines, M., Baldwin, T.T., Esvelt Klos, K.L., Bregitzer, P.P. 2016. Extraction of high-quality RNA from germinating barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) seeds containing high levels of starch.. Proceedings International Barley Genetics Symposium. p.155.
Barley stripe rust resistance QTL: Development and validation of SNP markers for resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. hordei -
Esvelt Klos, K.L., Gordon, T.C., Bregitzer, P.P., Hayes, P., Chen, X., Bonman, J.M. 2016. Barley stripe rust resistance QTL: Development and validation of SNP markers for resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. hordei. Phytopathology. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-09-15-0225-R.
A consensus map in cultivated hexaploid oat reveals conserved grass synteny with substantial sub-genome rearrangement -
Chaffin, A.S., Huang, Y., Smith, S., Bekele, W.A., Babiker, E.M., Gnanesh, B.N., Foresman, B.J., Blanchard, S.G., Jay, J.J., Reid, R.W., Wight, C.P., Chao, S., Oliver, R., Islamovic, E., Kolb, F.L., McCartney, C., Mitchell Fetch, J.W., Beattie, A.D., Bjornstad, A., Bonman, J.M., Langdon, T., Howarth, C.J., Brouwer, C.R., Jellen, E.N., Esvelt Klos, K.L., Poland, J., Hsieh, T., Brown, R., Jackson, E., Schlueter, J.A., Tinker, N.A. 2016. A consensus map in cultivated hexaploid oat reveals conserved grass synteny with substantial sub-genome rearrangement. The Plant Genome. 9(2). doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2015.10.0102.
Candidate qRT-PCR reference genes for barley that demonstrate better stability than traditional housekeeping genes -
Gines, M.C., Baldwin, T.T., Rashid, A., Esvelt Klos, K.L., Bregitzer, P.P., Jellen, E., Maughan, J. 2016. Candidate qRT-PCR reference genes for barley that demonstrate better stability than traditional housekeeping genes. Proceedings International Barley Genetics Symposium. p.63.
Genetic diversity among wheat accessions from the USDA National Small Grains Collection -
Bonman, J.M., Babiker, E.M., Cuesta-Marcos, A., Esvelt Klos, K.L., Brown Guedira, G.L., Chao, S., See, D.R., Chen, J., Akhunov, E., Zhang, J., Bockelman, H.E., Gordon, T.C. 2015. Genetic diversity among wheat accessions from the USDA National Small Grains Collection. Crop Science. 55(3):1243-1253.
Genetic diversity for Russian wheat aphid resistance as determined by genome-wide association mapping and inheritance in progeny -
Dahleen, L.S., Bregitzer, P.P., Mornhinweg, D.W., Esvelt Klos, K.L. 2015. Genetic diversity for Russian wheat aphid resistance as determined by genome-wide association mapping and inheritance in progeny. Crop Science. 55(5):1925-1933.
Quantitative trait loci of barley malting quality trait components in the Stellar/01Ab8219 mapping population Reprint Icon -
Islamovic, E., Obert, D., Budde, A.D., Schmitt, M., Brunick II, R., Kilian, A., Chao, S., Lazo, G.R., Marshall, J., Jellen, E., Maughan, P., Hu, G., Esvelt Klos, K.L., Brown, R., Jackson, E. 2014. Quantitative trait loci of barley malting quality trait components in the Stellar/01Ab8219 mapping population. Molecular Breeding. DOI: 10.1007/s11032-014-0017-3.
Identifying the loci that influence quantitative trait variation in oats: Lessons from human population-based GWAS Reprint Icon -
Esvelt Klos, K.L. 2014. Identifying the loci that influence quantitative trait variation in oats: Lessons from human population-based GWAS. Plant and Animal Genome VX Conference Abstracts. PAGXXII, Jan 11-15, 2014.