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Jesse Smith (Spencer)
Corn Host Plant Resistance Research
Research Geneticist

Phone: (662) 325-2736
Fax:

32 CREELMAN STREET
MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS 39762
Projects
Enhanced Resistance of Maize to Aspergillus flavus Infection, Aflatoxin Accumulation, and Insect Damage
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434375
Breeding Corn for Enhanced Resistance to Aflatoxin Accumulation
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435168

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Aflatoxin accumulation in corn (Zea may L.) influenced by cultural production practices in the U.S. Mid-South Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, J.J., Henry, W.B., Smith, J.S., Buehring, N.W., Boykin, D.L. 2021. Aflatoxin accumulation in corn (Zea may L.) influenced by cultural production practices in the U.S. Mid-South. Crop Science. 61:729-738. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20330.
Mapping quantitative trait loci for resistance to fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) leaf-feeding damage in maize inbred Mp705 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Womack, E.D., Williams, W.P., Smith, J.S., Warburton, M.L., Bhattramakki, D. 2020. Mapping quantitative trait loci for resistance to fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) leaf-feeding damage in maize inbred Mp705. Journal of Economic Entomology. 113(2):956-963. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz357.
Identification of quantitative trait loci contributing resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in maize inbred Mp715 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, J.S., Williams, W.P., Windham, G.L., Xu, W., Warburton, M.L., Bhattramakki, D. 2019. Identification of quantitative trait loci contributing resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in maize inbred Mp715. Molecular Breeding. 39:91. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-019-0997-0.
Aflatoxin in maize: a review of the early literature from "moldy-corn toxicosis" to the genetics of aflatoxin accumulation resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, J.S., Williams, W.P., Windham, G.L. 2019. Aflatoxin in maize: a review of the early literature from "moldy-corn toxicosis" to the genetics of aflatoxin accumulation resistance. Mycotoxin Research. 35:111-128. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12550-018-00340-w.
Survey of candidate genes for maize resistance to infection by Aspergillus flavus and/or aflatoxin contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hawkins, L.K., Warburton, M.L., Tang, J., Tomashek, J., Alves, D., Ogunola, O.F., Smith, J.S., Williams, W.P. 2018. Survey of candidate genes for maize resistance to infection by Aspergillus flavus and/or aflatoxin contamination. Toxins. 10(2):61.
Genome-wide association and metabolic pathway analysis of corn earworm resistance in maize Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Warburton, M.L., Womack, E.D., Tang, J.D., Thrash, A., Smith, J.S., Xu, W., Murray, S.C., Williams, W.P. 2017. Genome-wide association and metabolic pathway analysis of corn earworm resistance in maize. The Plant Genome. 11(1):170069. https://doi.org/10.3835/plantgenome2017.08.0069.
Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci Contributing Resistance to Aflatoxin Accumulation in Maize Inbreds Mp715 and Mp717 - (Abstract Only)
Characterization of the chitinase gene family and the effect on A. flavus and aflatoxin resistance in maize. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hawkins, L.K., Mylroie, J.E., Oliveira, D., Smith, J.S., Ozkan, S., Windham, G.L., Williams, W.P., Warburton, M.L. 2015. Characterization of the chitinase genes and their effect on A. flavus and aflatoxin accumulation resistance. PLoS One 10(6):e0126185. doi:10/1371/journal.pone.0126185.