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William Underwood
Sunflower and Plant Biology Research
Plant Pathologist

Phone: (701) 239-1316
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USDA,ARS,NCSL
1307 18TH STREET N
FARGO , ND 581022765
Projects
Sclerotinia Initiative
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432211
Genetic Enhancement of Sunflower Yield and Tolerance to Biotic Stress
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434406
Improve Stalk Rot Phenotyping by Evaluation of Environment, Pathogen, and Host Factors for S. Sclerotiorum Infection in Sunflower Disease Nurseries
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433145
Mechanisms of Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Consequences for Seed Yield in Arabidopsis
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433344
Development of Sunflower Germplasm with Sclerotinia Head and Stalk Rot Resistance
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427415
Identification of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Virulence Determinants Relevant to Infection of Multiple Host Plants by Association Mapping
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430556
Evaluation of Sunflower Experimental Germplasm to Identify and Characterize Novel Sources of Resistance to Sclerotinia Head and Stalk Rot
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430901

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Phosphorylation is required for the pathogen defense function of the Arabidopsis PEN3 ABC transporter -
Underwood, W., Somerville, S.C. 2017. Phosphorylation is required for the pathogen defense function of the Arabidopsis PEN3 ABC transporter. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 12(10):e1379644. https://doi.org/10.1080/15592324.2017.1379644.
An Arabidopsis lipid flippase is required for timely recruitment of defenses to the host-pathogen interface at the plant cell surface -
Underwood, W., Ryan, A., Somerville, S.C. 2017. An Arabidopsis lipid flippase is required for timely recruitment of defenses to the host-pathogen interface at the plant cell surface. Molecular Plant. 10(6):805-820.
Identification of novel sources of resistance to Sclerotinia basal stalk rot in South African sunflower germplasm -
Seiler, G.J., Misar, C.G., Gulya, T.J., Underwood, W.R., Flett, B.C., Gilley, M.A., Markell, S.G. 2017. Identification of novel sources of resistance to Sclerotinia basal stalk rot in South African sunflower germplasm. Plant Health Progress. 18:87-90. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-01-17-0007-RS.
Purification of high molecular weight genomic DNA from powdery mildew for long-read sequencing -
Feehan, J.M., Schneibel, K.E., Bouras, S., Underwood, W., Keller, B., Somerville, S.C. 2017. Purification of high molecular weight genomic DNA from powdery mildew for long-read sequencing. Journal of Visualized Experiments. doi:10.3791/55463.
Environmental factors for germination of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum sclerotia -
Foley, M.E., Dogramaci, M., West, M.S., Underwood, W.R. 2016. Environmental factors for germination of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum sclerotia. Journal of Plant Pathology & Microbiology. doi:10.4172/2157-7471.1000379.
Contributions of host cellular trafficking and organization to the outcomes of plant-pathogen interactions -
Underwood, W. 2016. Contributions of host cellular trafficking and organization to the outcomes of plant-pathogen interactions. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 56:163-173.
A reevaluation of myceliogenic germination of sclerotia for Sclerotinia sclerotiorum strain Sun-87 -
Foley, M.E., Dogramaci, M., Underwood, W. 2016. A reevaluation of myceliogenic germination of sclerotia for Sclerotinia sclerotiorum strain Sun-87. [abstract]. National Sclerotinia Initiative 2016 Annual Meeting Program Booklet, January 20-22, 2016, Bloomington, MN. p. 10.