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Alecia Kiszonas
Wheat Health, Genetics, and Quality Research
Research Biologist

Phone: (509) 335-4062
Fax: (509) 335-8573

E-202 FSHN, WSU
PULLMAN , WA 991646394

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Identification of loci and molecular markers associated with super soft kernel texture in wheat -
Kumar, N., Kiszonas, A., Ibba, M.I., Morris, C.F. 2019. Identification of loci and molecular markers associated with super soft kernel texture in wheat. Journal of Cereal Science. 87:286-291. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcs.2019.04.014.
“Super Soft” wheat kernel texture--Where does it come from? -
Agronomic traits in durum wheat germplasm possessing puroindoline genes -
Kiszonas, A., Higgenbotham, R., Chen, X., Garland Campbell, K.A., Bosque-Perez, N.A., Pumphrey, M., Rouse, M.N., Hole, D., Wen, N., Morris, C.F. 2019. Agronomic traits in durum wheat germplasm possessing puroindoline genes. Agronomy Journal. 111:1254-1265. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.08.0534.
Genetic analysis of a unique 'super soft' kernel texture phenotype in soft white spring wheat -
Kumar, N.N., Orenday-Ortiz, J., Kiszonas, A., Boehm, J.D., Morris, C.F. 2018. Genetic analysis of a unique 'super soft' kernel texture phenotype in soft white spring wheat. Journal of Cereal Science. 85:162-167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcs.2018.12.003.
Mapping kernel texture in a soft durum (Triticum turgidum ssp. durum) wheat population -
Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., See, D.R., Skinner, D.Z., Morris, C.F. 2018. Mapping kernel texture in a soft durum (Triticum turgidum ssp. durum) wheat population. Journal of Cereal Science. 85:20-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcs.2018.10.006.
Influence of soft kernel texture on fresh durum pasta -
Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Influence of soft kernel texture on fresh durum pasta. Journal of Food Science. 83:2812-2818.
Color characteristics of white salted, alkaline, and egg noodles prepared from Triticum aestivum L. and a soft kernel durum T. turgidum ssp. durum flour -
Kiszonas, A., Ma, D., Fuerst, E.P., Casper, J., Engle, D.A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Color characteristics of white salted, alkaline, and egg noodles prepared from Triticum aestivum L. and a soft kernel durum T. turgidum ssp. durum flour. Cereal Chemistry. 95:747-759. https://doi.org/10.1002/cche.10090.
Occurrence of 'super soft' wheat kernel texture in hexaploid and tetraploid wheats -
RE-evolution of durum wheat by restoring the hardness locus -
Morris, C.F., Kiszonas, A., Murray, J., Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M., Zhang, M., Cai, X. 2018. RE-evolution of durum wheat by restoring the hardness locus. Meeting Abstract. Presented 9/21/2018 at From Seed to Pasta III; Bologna, Italy.
Development of haplotype-specific molecular markers for the low-molecular-weight glutenin subunits -
Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Development of haplotype-specific molecular markers for the low-molecular-weight glutenin subunits. Molecular Breeding. 38:68. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-018-0827-9.
Relationships between falling number, a-Amylase activity, milling, and sponge cake quality of soft white wheat -
Kiszonas, A., Engle, D.A., Pierantoni Arroyo, L.A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Relationships between falling number, a-amylase activity, milling, and sponge cake quality of soft white wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 95:373-385.
Quality characteristics of U.S. soft white and club wheat -
Enhanced gluten properties in soft kernel durum wheat -
Evaluation of commercial a-amylase enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) test kits for wheat -
Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Evaluation of commercial a-amylase enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) test kits for wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 95:206-210.
Genetic analysis of kernel texture (grain hardness) in a hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) bi-parental population Reprint Icon -
Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., See, D.R., Skinner, D.Z., Morris, C.F. 2018. Genetic analysis of kernel texture (grain hardness) in a hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) bi-parental population. Journal of Cereal Science. 79:57-65.
Can wheat bran mitigate malnutrition and enteric pathogens? Reprint Icon -
Kiszonas, A. 2017. Can wheat bran mitigate malnutrition and enteric pathogens? Cereal Foods World. 62:214-217.
Influence of low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit haplotypes on dough rheology in elite common wheat varieties Reprint Icon -
Itria, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Influence of low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit haplotypes on dough rheology in elite common wheat varieties. Cereal Chemistry. 94:1016-1027.
Wheat breeding for quality: An historical review -
Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2018. Wheat breeding for quality: An historical review. Cereal Chemistry. 95:17–34.
Soft durum wheat - a paradigm shift -
Pasta production: complexity in defining processing conditions for reference trials and quality assessment models Reprint Icon -
Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Pasta production: complexity in defining processing conditions for reference trials and quality assessment models. Cereal Chemistry. 94:791-797.
Identification of genotyping-by-sequencing sequence tags associated with milling performance and end-use quality traits in hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Reprint Icon -
Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., See, D.R., Skinner, D.Z., Morris, C.F. 2017. Identification of genotyping-by-sequencing sequence tags associated with milling performance and end-use quality traits in hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Journal of Cereal Science. 77:73-83.
End-use quality of soft kernel durum wheat -
Morris, C.F., Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M. 2017. End-use quality of soft kernel durum wheat. National Association of Plant Breeders. https://napb2017.ucdavis.edu/abstracts-and-poster-presentation-info/. 47-48.
Identification of SNPs, QTLs, and dominant markers associated with wheat flavor preference using genotyping-by-sequencing -
Kiszonas, A., Boehm, J.D., See, D.R., Morris, C.F. 2017. Identification of SNPs, QTLs, and dominant markers associated with wheat flavor preference using genotyping-by-sequencing. Journal of Cereal Science. 76:140-147.
Identification of SNPs, QTLs, and dominant markers associated with wheat flavor using genotyping-by-sequencing -
Kiszonas, A., Boehm Jr, J.D., Morris, C.F. 2017. Identification of SNPs, QTLs, and dominant markers associated with wheat flavor using genotyping-by-sequencing. AACC International. Available: https://aaccnet.confex.com/aaccnet/2017/meetingapp.cgi/Home/0.
Influence of low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit haplotypes on dough rheology and baking quality in elite common wheat varieties -
Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Influence of low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit haplotypes on dough rheology and baking quality in elite common wheat varieties. AACC International. Available: https://aaccnet.confex.com/aaccnet/2017/meetingapp.cgi/Home/0.
Mapping quantitative trait loci for a unique 'super soft' kernel trait in soft white wheat -
Orenday-Ortiz, J.M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Mapping quantitative trait loci for a unique 'super soft' kernel trait in soft white wheat. AACC International. Available: https://aaccnet.confex.com/aaccnet/2017/meetingapp.cgi/Home/0.
Definition of the low molecular weight glutenin subunit gene family members in a set of standard bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties -
Ibba, M.I., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Definition of the low molecular weight glutenin subunit gene family members in a set of standard bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties. Journal of Cereal Science. 74:263-271.
Genetic mapping of flavor loci in wheat -
Morris, C.F., Kiszonas, A., Boehm, J.D. 2017. Genetic mapping of flavor loci in wheat. Wheat Genetics International Symposium Proceedings. BOKU - University of Natural Resources and life Sciences, Vienna, Austria. 104. URL: http://iwgs2017.boku.ac.at/.
End-use quality of soft kernel durum wheat -
Morris, C.F., Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M.I., Heinze, K., Lullien-Pellerin, V. 2017. End-use quality of soft kernel durum wheat. Wheat Genetics International Symposium Proceedings. BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria. p. 379. URL: http://iwgs2017.boku.ac.at/
Evidence of intralocus recombination at the Glu-3 loci in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Reprint Icon -
Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. Evidence of intralocus recombination at the Glu-3 loci in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 130:891-902.
End-use quality of CIMMYT-derived soft kernel durum wheat germplasm: I. Grain, milling, and soft wheat quality -
Boehm, J.D., Ibba, M.I., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. End-use quality of CIMMYT-derived soft kernel durum wheat germplasm: I. Grain, milling, and soft wheat quality. Crop Science. 57:1475-1484.
End-use quality of CIMMYT-derived soft kernel durum wheat germplasm. II. Dough strength and pan bread quality -
Boehm Jr., J.D., Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. End-use quality of CIMMYT-derived soft kernel durum wheat germplasm. II. Dough strenth and pan bread quality. Crop Science. 57:1485-1494.
Evidence of intralocus recombination at the Glu-3 loci in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) -
Genetic markers of wheat (Triticum aestivum) associated with flavor preference using a mouse (Mus musculus) model -
Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2016. Genetic markers of wheat (Triticum aestivum) associated with flavor preference using a mouse (Mus musculus) model. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs102.htm
What are you trying to learn? Study designs and the appropriate analysis for your research question -
Kiszonas, A. 2016. What are you trying to learn? Study designs and the appropriate analysis for your research question. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs234.htm
Pilot study using wheat bran to mitigate malnutrition and enteric pathogens -
Kiszonas, A. 2016. Pilot study using wheat bran to mitigate malnutrition and enteric pathogens. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs291.htm
Influence of soft kernel texture on the flour and baking quality of durum wheat -
Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2016. Influence of soft kernel texture on the flour and baking quality of durum wheat. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs138.htm
New durum wheat with soft kernel texture: end-use quality analysis of the Hardness locus in Triticum turgidum ssp. durum -
Boehm, J., Ibba, M., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2016. New durum wheat with soft kernel texture: end-use quality analysis of the Hardness locus in Triticum turgidum ssp. durum . American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs300.htm
Characterization of the low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit gene family members using a PCR-based marker approach -
Ibba, M., Boehm, J., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2016. Characterization of the low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit gene family members using a PCR-based marker approach. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. http://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016Abstracts/aacc2016abs151.htm
Puroindoline genes introduced into durum wheat reduce milling energy and change milling behavior similar to soft common wheats Reprint Icon -
Heinze, K., Kiszonas, A., Murray, J.C., Morris, C.F., Lullien-Pellerin, V. 2016. Puroindoline genes introduced into durum wheat reduce milling energy and change milling behavior similar to soft common wheats. Journal of Cereal Science. 71:183-189.
Identifying genetic markers of wheat (Triticum aestivum) associated with flavor preference using a mouse model Reprint Icon -
Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2016. Identifying genetic markers of wheat (Triticum aestivum) associated with flavor preference using a mouse model. Journal of Cereal Science. 71:153-159.
New durum wheat with soft kernel texture: milling performance and end-use quality analysis of the Hardness locus in Triticum turgidum ssp. durum -
Genetic analysis of grain attributes, milling performance, and end-use quality traits in hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) -
The influence of soft kernel texture on the flour, water absorption, rheology, and baking quality of durum wheat -
Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Morris, C.F. 2017. The influence of soft kernel texture on the flour, water absorption, rheology, and baking quality of durum wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 94:215-222.
Wheat grain consumption and selection by inbred and outbred strains of mice Reprint Icon -
Lottes, O.C., Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Morris, C.F. 2016. Wheat grain consumption and selection by inbred and outbred strains of mice. Physiology and Behavior. 165:154-158.
Effect of soft kernel texture on the milling properties of soft durum wheat Reprint Icon -
Murray, J.C., Kiszonas, A., Wilson, J.D., Morris, C.F. 2016. Effect of soft kernel texture on the milling properties of soft durum wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 93:513-517.
Effect of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) seed color and hardness genes on the consumption preference of the house mouse (Mus musculus L.) Reprint Icon -
Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Talbert, L., Sherman, C.F., Morris, C.F. 2016. Effect of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) seed color and hardness genes on the consumption preference of the house mouse (Mus musculus L.). Mammalia. 80:655-662.
Use of student’s t statistic as a phenotype of relative consumption preference of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) grain Reprint Icon -
Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Morris, C.F. 2015. Use of student’s t statistic as a phenotype of relative consumption preference of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) grain. Journal of Cereal Science. 65:285-289.
Repeatability of mice consumption discrimination of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties across field experiments and mouse cohorts Reprint Icon -
Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Morris, C.F. 2015. Repeatability of mice consumption discrimination of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties across field experiments and mouse cohorts. Journal of Food Science. 80:S1589-S1594.
Soft kernel durum wheat -- a new bakery ingredient? Reprint Icon -
Morris, C.F., Casper, J., Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Murray, J. 2015. Soft kernel durum wheat -- a new bakery ingredient?. Cereal Foods World. 60:76-83.
Modeling end-use quality in U. S. soft wheat germplasm Reprint Icon -
Kiszonas, A., Fuerst, E.P., Morris, C.F. 2015. Modeling end-use quality in U. S. soft wheat germplasm. Cereal Chemistry. 92:57-64.