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Richard C Sicher, Jr.
Adaptive Cropping Systems Laboratory
Research Plant Physiologist

Phone: (301) 504-6632
Fax: (301) 504-6626
Room 320

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD 207052350

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Potassium deficiency influences soybean seed mineral compositions and metabolic profiles across CO2 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sing, S., Barnaby, J.Y., Reddy, V., Sicher, R.C. 2019. Potassium deficiency influences soybean seed mineral compositions and metabolic profiles across CO2. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 10(12):2113-2133.
Physiological and metabolic responses of rice to reduced soil moisture: Relationship of water stress tolerance and grain production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnaby, J.Y., Rohila, J.S., Henry, C.G., Sicher Jr, R.C., Reddy, V., McClung, A.M. 2019. Physiological and metabolic responses of rice to reduced soil moisture: Relationship of water stress tolerance and grain production. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms20081846.
Combined effects of drought and CO2 enrichment on foliar metabolites of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) cultivars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnaby, J.Y., Fleisher, D.H., Sicher Jr, R.C., Reddy, V. 2018. Combined effects of drought and CO2 enrichment on foliar metabolites of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) cultivars. Journal of Plant Interactions. https://doi.org/10.1080/17429145.2018.1562110.
Seasonal critical concentration and relationships of uppermost fully expanded leaf phosphorus and potassium status with biomass and yield traits at maturity in soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, S.K., Reddy, V., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2018. Seasonal critical concentration and relationships of uppermost fully expanded leaf phosphorus and potassium status with biomass and yield traits at maturity in soybean. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/jpln.201700392.
Interspecific variation in physiological and foliar metabolic responses to reduced soil water availability - (Proceedings)
Barnaby, J.Y., McClung, A.M., Rohila, J.S., Henry, C.G., Ziska, L.H., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2018. Interspecific variation in physiological and foliar metabolic responses to reduced soil water availability. In: Proceedings of the 37th Rice Technical Working Group Meeting, February 19-22, 2018, Long Beach, California. p 77.
Differential response of Phytophthora megakarya and Phytophthora palmivora to temperature stress - (Abstract Only)
Puig, A.S., Ali, S., Strem, M.D., Sicher Jr, R.C., Gutierrez, O.A., Bailey, B.A. 2017. Differential response of Phytophthora megakarya and Phytophthora palmivora to temperature stress. Meeting Abstract. San Diego, CA. January 13-17, 2018.
The differential influence of temperature on Phytophthora megakarya and Phytophthora palmivora pod lesion expansion, mycelia growth, gene expression, and metabolite profiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Puig, A.S., Ali, S., Strem, M.D., Sicher Jr, R.C., Gutierrez, O.A., Bailey, B.A. 2018. The differential influence of temperature on Phytophthora megakarya and Phytophthora palmivora pod lesion expansion, mycelia growth, gene expression, and metabolite profiles. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 102:95-112.
Differing drought effects on potato genotypes grown in naturally sunlit Soil-Plant Atmosphere-Research (SPAR) chambers - (Abstract Only)
Varying response of the concentration and content of soybean seed mineral elements, carbohydrates, organic acids, amino acids, protein, and oil to phosphorus starvation and CO2 enrichment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, S.K., Barnaby, J.Y., Reddy, V., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2016. Varying response of the concentration and content of soybean seed mineral elements, carbohydrates, organic acids, amino acids, protein, and oil to phosphorus starvation and CO2 enrichment. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7(1967):1-13. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016-01967.
Soybean grown under elevated CO2 benefits the most at low temperature than at high temperature stress: varying response of photosynthetic limitations, leaf metabolites, growth, and seed yield - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, G., Singh, S., Reddy, V., Barnaby, J.Y., Sicher Jr, R.C., Li, T. 2016. Soybean grown under elevated CO2 benefits the most at low temperature than at high temperature stress: varying response of photosynthetic limitations, leaf metabolites, growth, and seed yield. Journal of Plant Physiology. 205:20-32. doi: 10.1016j.jplph.2016.08.003.
Effects of growth temperature and carbon dioxide enrichment on soybean seed components at different stages of development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, G., Singh, S., Barnaby, J.Y., Buyer, J.S., Reddy, V., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2016. Effects of growth temperature and carbon dioxide enrichment on soybean seed components at different stages of development. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 108: 313-322.
Pathogenesis-related protein 1b1 (PR1b1) is a major tomato fruit protein responsive to chilling temperature and upregulated in high polyamine transgenic genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goyal, R.K., Fatima, T., Topuz, M., Bernadec, A., Sicher Jr, R.C., Handa, A.K., Mattoo, A.K. 2016. Pathogenesis-related protein 1b1 (PR1b1) is a major tomato fruit protein responsive to chilling temperature and upregulated in high polyamine transgenic genotypes. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:901.
Transcriptome analysis of soybean leaf abscission identifies transcriptional regulators of organ polarity and cell fate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J., Barnaby, J.Y., Yang, R., Sicher Jr, R.C., Chang, C., Tucker, M.L. 2016. Transcriptome analysis of soybean leaf abscission identifies transcriptional regulators of organ polarity and cell fate. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:125.
Effects of CO2 enrichment and drought pretreatment on metabolite responses to water stress and subsequent rehydration using potato tubers from plants grown in sunlit SPAR chambers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnaby, J.Y., Fleisher, D.H., Baligar, V.C., Reddy, V., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2015. Effects of CO2 enrichment and drought pretreatment on metabolite responses to water stress and subsequent rehydration using potato tubers from plants grown in sunlit SPAR chambers. Journal of Plant Physiology. 189:126-136.
Temperature shift experiments suggest that metabolic impairment and enhanced rates of photorespiration decrease organic acid levels in soybean leaflets exposed to supra-optimal growth temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C. 2015. Temperature shift experiments suggest that metabolic impairment and enhanced rates of photorespiration decrease organic acid levels in soybean leaflets exposed to supra-optimal growth temperatures. Metabolites. 5:443-454.
Macro and micro nutrient uptake parameters and use efficiency in cacao genotypes influenced by deficient to excess levels of soil K Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y., Elson, M.K., Zhang, D., He, Z., Sicher Jr, R.C., Baligar, V.C. 2015. Macro and micro nutrient uptake parameters and use efficiency in cacao genotypes influenced by deficient to excess levels of soil K. International Journal of Plant and Soil Science. 7:80-90.
Iron sources effects on growth, physiological parameters and nutrition of cacao - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baligar, V.C., Sicher Jr, R.C., Elson, M.K., He, Z., Fageria, N.K., De Souza, J.J., Almeida, A.F., Ahnert, D. 2015. Iron sources effects on growth, physiological parameters and nutrition of cacao. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 38:1787-1802.
The impact of enhanced atmospheric CO2 concentrations on the responses of maize and soybean to elevated growth temperatures ()
Sicher Jr, R.C., Bunce, J.A. 2015. The impact of enhanced atmospheric CO2 concentrations on the responses of maize and soybean to elevated growth temperatures. In: Mahalingam R., editors. Combined Stresses in Plants, Physiological, Molecular and Biochemical Aspects. New York, NY: Springer. p. 27-48.
Carbon dioxide enrichment restrains the impact of drought on three maize hybrids differing in water stress tolerance in water stressed environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnaby, J.Y., Sicher Jr, R.C., Kim, M.S., Reddy, V. 2014. Carbon dioxide enrichment restrains the impact of drought on three maize hybrids differing in water stress tolerance in water stressed environments. International Journal of Plant Biology. 5:5535.
Potato gas exchange response to drought cycles under varying radiation environment and CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fleisher, D.H., Barnaby, J.Y., Sicher Jr, R.C., Resop, J., Timlin, D.J., Reddy, V. 2014. Potato gas exchange response to drought cycles under varying radiation environment and CO2. Agronomy Journal. 106:2024-2034. DOI: 10.2134/AGRONJ.14.0220.
Combined effects of CO2 enrichment, changes in diurnal light level and water stress on foliar metabolites of potato plants grown in naturally sunlit controlled environment chambers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnaby, J.Y., Fleisher, D.H., Reddy, V., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2015. Combined effects of CO2 enrichment, changes in diurnal light level and water stress on foliar metabolites of potato plants grown in naturally sunlit controlled environment chambers. Physiologia Plantarium. 153:243-252.
Water-deficiency effects on single leaf gas exchange and on C4 pathway enzymes of maize genotypes with differing abiotic stress tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher, Jr., R.C., Bunce, J.A., Barnaby, J.Y., Bailey, B.A. 2015. Water-deficiency effects on single leaf gas exchange and on C4 pathway enzymes of maize genotypes with differing abiotic stress tolerance. Photosynthetica. 53:3-10.
Differential gene expression by Moniliophthora roreri while overcoming cacao tolerance in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bailey, B.A., Melnick, R.L., Strem, M.D., Crozier, J., Shao, J.Y., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Ali, S.S., Zhang, D., Philips-Mora, W., Meinhardt, L.W. 2014. Differential gene expression by Moniliophthora roreri while overcoming cacao tolerance in the field. Molecular Plant Pathology. DOI:10.1111/mpp.12134.
Successful pod infections by Moniliophthora roreri result in differential Theobroma cacao gene expression depending on the clone’s level of tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ali, S., Melnick, R., Strem, M.D., Crozier, J., Shao, J.Y., Sicher Jr, R.C., Zhang, D., Philips-Mora, W., Meinhardt, L.W., Bailey, B.A. 2014. Successful pod infections by Moniliophthora roreri result in differential Theobroma cacao gene expression depending on the clone’s level of tolerance. Molecular Plant Pathology. DOI:10.1111/mpp.12126.
Molecular and metabolic changes of cherelle wilt of cacao and its effect on Moniliophthora roreri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melnick, R.L., Strem, M.D., Crozier, J., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Bailey, B.A. 2013. Molecular and metabolic changes of cherelle wilt of cacao and its effect on Moniliophthora roreri. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 84:153-162.
Drought responses of foliar metabolites in three maize hybrids differing in water stress tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnaby, J.Y., Kim, M.S., Bauchan, G.R., Bunce, J.A., Reddy, V., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2013. Drought responses of foliar metabolites in three maize hybrids differing in water stress tolerance. PLoS One. 8(10):1-10.
Physiological traits and metabolites of cacao seedlings influenced by potassium in growth medium Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y., Elson, M.K., Zhang, D., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Hang, L., Meinhardt, L.W., Baligar, V.C. 2013. Physiological traits and metabolites of cacao seedlings influenced by potassium in growth medium. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 4:1074-1080.
Xylem exudate composition and root-to-shoot nickel translocation in Alyssum species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Centofanti, T., Sayers, Z., Cabello-Conejo, M.I., Kidd, P., Nishizawa, N.K., Kakei, Y., Davis, A.P., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Chaney, R.L. 2013. Xylem exudate composition and root-to-shoot nickel translocation in Alyssum species. Plant and Soil. DOI 10:1007/s11104-013-1782-1.
Combined effects of CO2 enrichment and elevated growth temperatures on metabolites in soybean leaflets; evidence for dynamic changes of TCA cycle intermediates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C. 2013. Combined effects of CO2 enrichment and elevated growth temperatures on metabolites in soybean leaflets; evidence for dynamic changes of TCA cycle intermediates. Planta. 238:369-380.
Effects of elevated CO2 and cyclic drought on potato under varying radiation regimes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fleisher, D.H., Barnaby, J.Y., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Resop, J.P., Timlin, D.J., Reddy, V. 2013. Effects of elevated CO2 and cyclic drought on potato under varying radiation regimes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 171-172:270-280.
Responses of metabolites in soybean shoot apices to changing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher, Jr., R.C. 2012. Responses of metabolites in soybean shoot apices to changing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. International Journal of Agronomy. DOI: ORG/10.1155/2012/309153.
Comparison of periodic drought on potato at two different CO2 levels - (Abstract Only)
Effects of ambient and elevated carbon dioxide on the responses of leaf gas exchange, multispectral imaging and primary metabolism of water-stress resistant transgenic maize to drought - (Abstract Only)
Barnaby, J.Y., Kim, M.S., Cho, B., Reddy, V., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2012. Effects of ambient and elevated carbon dioxide on the responses of leaf gas exchange, multispectral imaging and primary metabolism of water-stress resistant transgenic maize to drought. BARC Poster Day.
Responses of growth and primary metabolism of water-stressed barley roots to rehydration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C., Timlin, D.J., Bailey, B.A. 2012. Responses of growth and primary metabolism of water-stressed barley roots to rehydration. Journal of Plant Physiology. 169:686-695. DOI:10.1016/J.JPLPH.2012.01.002.
Impact of carbon dioxide enrichment on the responses of maize leaf transcripts and metabolites to water stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C., Barnaby, J.Y. 2012. Impact of carbon dioxide enrichment on the responses of maize leaf transcripts and metabolites to water stress. Physiologia Plantarum. 144:238-253.
Carbon partitioning and the impact of starch deficiency on the initial response of Arabidopsis to chilling temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C. 2011. Carbon partitioning and the impact of starch deficiency on the initial response of Arabidopsis to chilling temperatures. Plant Science. 181:167-176.
The interaction of Theobroma cacao and Moniliophthora perniciosa, the causal agent of witches’ broom disease, during parthenocarpy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melnick, R.L., Marelli, J., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Strem, M.D., Bailey, B.A. 2012. The interaction of Theobroma cacao and Moniliophthora perniciosa, the causal agent of witches’ broom disease, during parthenocarpy. Tree Genetics and Genomes. DOI: 10.1007/s11295-012-0513-8.
Organic acids rather than histidine predominate in Ni chelation in Alyssum hyperaccumulator xylem exudate - (Abstract Only)
Centofanti, T., Sayers, Z., Cabello-Conejo, M.I., Broadhurst, L.E., Kidd, P.S., Davis, A.P., Sicher Jr, R.C., Chaney, R.L. 2011. Organic acids rather than histidine predominate in Ni chelation in Alyssum hyperaccumulator xylem exudate. International Symposium on Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements Proceedings. On disk.
Protein and metabolite composition of xylem sap from field-grown soybeans (Glycine max) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krishnan, H.B., Natarajan, S.S., Bennett, J.O., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2011. Protein and metabolite composition of xylem sap from field-grown soybeans (Glycine max). Planta. 233:921-931.
Daily changes of amino acids in soybean leaflets are modified by C02 enrichment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C. 2010. Daily changes of amino acids in soybean leaflets are modified by C02 enrichment. International Journal of Plant Biology. 1:89-93.
Photosynthetic acclimation and decreased chlorophyll (a & b) concentrations occur in nitrogen sufficient tobacco leaves in response to carbon dioxide enrichment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C. 2011. Photosynthetic acclimation and decreased chlorophyll (a & b) concentrations occur in nitrogen sufficient tobacco leaves in response to carbon dioxide enrichment. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 34:1995-2005. DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2011.610486.
Differing responses to carbon dioxide enrichment by a dwarf and a normal-sized soybean cultivar may depend on sink capacity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C., Bunce, J.A., Matthews, B.F. 2010. Differing responses to carbon dioxide enrichment by a dwarf and a normal-sized soybean cultivar may depend on sink capacity. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 90:257-264.
Photosynthesis, growth and maize yields in the context of global change ()
Sicher Jr, R.C., Kim, S. 2011. Photosynthesis, growth and maize yields in the context of global change. In: Prioul, C. Thévenot, Molnar, T., editors. Advances in Maize, Essential Reviews in Experimental Biology, Vol. 3. London: Society of Experimental Biology. p. 373-392.
In situ expression of trehalose synthesizing genes, TPS1 and TPPB, in Arabidopsis thaliana using the GUS reporter gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Sicher Jr, R.C., Natarajan, S.S., Bailey, B.A. 2009. In situ expression of trehalose synthesizing genes, TPS1 and TPPB, in Arabidopsis thaliana using the GUS reporter gene. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 98:311-319.
An evaluation of cassava, sweet potato and field corn as potential carbohydrate sources for bioethanol production in Alabama and Maryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Runion, G.B., Tomecek, M.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert III, H.A., Sicher Jr., R.C. 2009. An evaluation of cassava, sweet potato and field corn as potential carbohydrate sources for bioethanol production in Alabama and Maryland. Biomass and Bioenergy. 33:1503-1508.
The beneficial endophyte, Trichoderma hamatum, isolate DIS 219B promotes growth and delays the onset of the drought response in Theobroma cacao - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Kim, S., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Kim, M.S., Strem, M.D., Bailey, B.A., Melnick, R. 2009. The beneficial endophyte, Trichoderma hamatum, isolate DIS 219B promotes growth and delays the onset of the drought response in Theobroma cacao. Journal of Experimental Botany. 60:3279-3295.
Growth, photosynthesis, nitrogen partitioning and responses to CO2 enrichment in barley mutants lacking NADH-dependent nitrate reductase activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C., Bunce, J.A. 2008. Growth, photosynthesis, nitrogen partitioning and responses to CO2 enrichment in barley mutants lacking NADH-dependent nitrate reductase activity. Physiologia Plantarum. 134:31-40.
Kudzu [Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. Var lobata]: a new source of carbohydrate for bioethanol production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sage, R.F., Coiner, H.A., Way, D.A., Runion, G.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert III, H.A., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Ziska, L.H. 2009. Kudzu [Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. Var lobata]: a new source of carbohydrate for bioethanol production. Biomass and Bioenergy. 33:57-61.
Effects of CO2 enrichment on the metabolism of soluble amino acids and organic acids in barley primary leaves - (Abstract Only)
Effects of CO2 enrichment on soluble amino acids and organic acids in barley primary leaves as a function of age, photoperiod, and chlorosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C. 2008. Effects of CO2 enrichment on soluble amino acids and organic acids in barley primary leaves as a function of age, photoperiod, and chlorosis. Plant Science. 174:576-582.
Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and potential impacts on the growth and toxicity of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Sicher Jr, R.C., George, K., Mohan, J.E. 2007. Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and potential impacts on the growth and toxicity of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans). Weed Science. 55(4)288-292.
Biomass and toxicity responses of poison ivy (toxicodendron radicans) to elevated atmospheric C02: Reply ()
Sicher Jr, R.C. 2007. Biomass and toxicity responses of poison ivy (toxicodendron radicans) to elevated atmospheric C02: Reply. Ecology. 89:585-587.
Temperature dependence of growth, development, and photosynthesis in maize under elevated CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Gitz, D.C., Sicher Jr, R.C., Baker, J.T., Timlin, D.J., Reddy, V. 2007. Temperature dependence of growth, development, and photosynthesis in maize under elevated CO2. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 61:224-236.
Coordinated regulation of polyamine biosynthesis in Theobroma cacao (cacao) tissues responding to stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Kim, S., Kim, M.S., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Strem, M.D., Natarajan, S.S., Bailey, B.A. 2008. Coordinated regulation of polyamine biosynthesis in Theobroma cacao (cacao) tissues responding to stress. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 46:174-188.
NECROSIS- AND ETHYLENE-INDUCING PEPTIDE (NEP1) FROM FUSARIUM OXYSPORUM INDUCES A COMPLEX CASCADE OF TRANSCRIPTS ASSOCIATED WITH SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION AND PROGRAMMED CELL DEATH. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Kim, M.S., Sicher Jr, R.C., Bae, H., Bailey, B.A. 2006. Necrosis- and ethylene-inducing peptide (nep1) from fusarium oxysporum induces a complex cascade of transcripts associated with signal transduction and programmed cell death. Plant Physiology. 141:1056-1067.
Biomass and toxicity responses of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) to elevated atmospheric CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohan, J.E., Ziska, L.H., Schlesinger, W.H., Thomas, R.B., Sicher Jr, R.C., George, K., Clark, J.S. 2006. Biomass and toxicity responses of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) to elevated atmospheric CO2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 103(24):9086-9089.
Photosynthesis, assimilate partitioning and responses to carbon dioxide enrichment in barley mutants deficient in nadh dependent nitrate reductase - (Abstract Only)
Sicher Jr., R.C., Bunce, J.A. 2006. Photosynthesis, assimilate partitioning and responses to carbon dioxide enrichment in barley mutants deficient in nadh dependent nitrate reductase [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. p.165.
CANOPY PHOTOSYNTHESIS, EVAPOTRANSPIRATION, LEAF NITROGEN, AND TRANSRIPTION PROFILES OF MAIZE IN RESPONSE TO CO2 ENRICHMENT - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Sicher Jr, R.C., Bae, H., Gitz, D.C., Baker, J.T., Timlin, D.J., Reddy, V. 2006. Canopy photosynthesis, evapotranspiration, leaf nitrogen, and transription profiles of maize in response to co2 enrichment. Global Change Biology. 12:588-600.
ALTERATIONS IN THE PRODUCTION AND CONCENTRATION OF SELECTED ALKALOIDS AS A FUNCTION OF RISING ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE AND AIR TEMPERATURE: IMPLICATIONS FOR ETHNO-PHARMACOLOGY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Emche, S.D., Johnson, E.L., George, K., Reed, D.R., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2005. Alterations in the production and concentration of selected alkaloids as a function of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and air temperature: Implications for Ethno-pharmacology. Global Change Biology. 11: 7198-1807.
Exogenous trehalose alters arabidopsis transcripts involved in cell wall modification, abiotic stress, nitrogren metabolism, and plant defense - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Herman, E.M., Bailey, B.A., Bae, H., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2005. Exogenous trehalose alters arabidopsis transcripts involved in cell wall modification, abiotic stress, nitrogren metabolism, and plant defense. Physiologia Plantarum. 125:117-126.
Exogenous trehalose promotes non-structural carbohydrate accumulation and induces chemical detoxification and stress response proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana grown in liquid culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Herman, E.M., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2005. Exogenous trehalose promotes non-structural carbohydrate accumulation and induces chemical detoxification and stress response proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana grown in liquid culture. Plant Science. 168:1293-1301.
INTERACTIVE EFFECTS OF INORGANIC PHOSPHATE NUTRITION AND CARBON DIOXIDE ENRICHMENT ON ASSIMILATE PARTITIONING IN BARLEY ROOTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C. 2005. Interactive effects of inorganic phosphate nutrition and carbon dioxide enrichment on assimilate partitioning in barley roots. Physiologia Plantarum. 123:219-226.
EFFECTS OF INORGANIC PHOSPHOROUS DEFICIENCY AND CARBON DIOXIDE ENRICHMENT ON PHOTOSYNTHATE PARTITIONING TO BARLEY ROOTS - (Abstract Only)
CHANGES OF SOLUBLE PROTEIN EXPRESSION AND LEAF METABOLITE IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA GROWN IN ELEVATED ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2004. Changes of soluble protein expression and leaf metabolite in arabidopsis thaliana grown in elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide. Field Crops Research. 90:61-73.
USING FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS TO IDENTIFY PLANT GENES THAT RESPOND TO CARBON DIOXIDE. - (Abstract Only)
Bae, H., Kim, S., Reddy, V., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2003. Using functional genomics to identify plant genes that respond to carbon dioxide.[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Proceedings. P. 308.
RESPONSES OF MAIZE TO ELEVATED CARBON DIOXIDE: FROM GENE EXPRESSION TO WHOLE-PLANTS - (Abstract Only)
Kim, S., Bae, H., Gitz, D.C., Sicher Jr, R.C., Baker, J.T., Timlin, D.J., Reddy, V. 2003. Responses of maize to elevated carbon dioxide: from gene expression to whole-plants [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Proceedings. Poster No. 815.
ANTIOXIDANT LEVELS DECLINE IN PRIMARY LEAVES OF BARLEY DURING GROWTH AT AMBIENT AND ELEVATED CARBON DIOXIDE LEVELS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robinson, J.M., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2004. Antioxidant levels decline in primary leaves of barley during growth at ambient and elevated carbon dioxide levels. International Journal of Plant Science. 165(6):965-972.
Daily irradiance and feedback inhibition of photosynthesis at elevated carbon dioxide concentration in Brassica oleracea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bunce, J.A., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2004. Daily irradiance and feedback inhibition of photosynthesis at elevated carbon dioxide concentration in Brassica oleracea. Photosynthetica. 41:481-488.
FORMS AND LEVELS OF N ON GROWTH AND NUTRITION OF CACAO - (Abstract Only)
Baligar, V.C., Bunce, J.A., Johnson, E.L., Sicher Jr, R.C., Bailey, B.A. 2003. Forms and levels of n on growth and nutrition of cacao [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Meetings.p. 28.
EXOGENOUS TREHALOSE INDUCES CARBOHYDRATE ACCUMULTATION, AND ALTERS GENE AND PROTEIN EXPRESSION PATTERNS IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA - (Abstract Only)
Bae, H., Herman, E.M., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2003. Exogenous trehalose induces carbohydrate accumultation, and alters gene and protein expression patterns in arabidopsis thaliana [abstract]. Compiled Abstracts for Annual Meeting of American Society of Plant Biologists in Hawaii July 2003. p. 222.
EXOGENOUS TREHALOSE INDUCES CARBOHYDRATE ACCUMULATION, AND ALTERS GENE AND PROTEIN EXPRESSION PATTERNS IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA - (Abstract Only)
Bae, H., Herman, E.M., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2003. Exogenous trehalose induces carbohydrate accumulation, and alters gene and protein expression patterns in arabidopsis thaliana [abstract]. BARC Poster Day.
RESPONSES OF CORN (ZEA MAYS L.) TO ELEVATED CO2: FROM GENE EXPRESSION TO WHOLE-PLANTS - (Abstract Only)
Kim, S., Bae, H., Gitz, D.C., Sicher Jr, R.C., Baker, J.T., Timlin, D.J., Reddy, V. 2003. Responses of corn (zea mays l.) to elevated co2: from gene expression to whole-plants [abstract]. BARC Poster Day. Paper No. 50.
SIMULATION OF LEAF AND CANOPY PHOTOSYNTHESIS OF MAIZE UNDER ELEVATED CO2 AND VARIOUS TEMPERATURES - (Abstract Only)
Kim, S., Gitz, D.C., Sicher Jr, R.C., Timlin, D.J., Baker, J.T., Reddy, V. 2003. Simulation of leaf and canopy photosynthesis of maize under elevated co2 and various temperatures. Integrated Biological Systems Conference. P. 53.
REGULATION OF APPLE LEAF ALDOSE-6-PHOSPHATE REDUCTASE ACTIVITY BY INORGANIC PHOSPHATE AND DIVALENT CATIONS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, R., Sicher Jr, R.C., Cheng, L., Quebedeaux, B. 2003. Regulation of apple leaf aldose-6-phosphate reductase activity by inorganic phosphate and divalent cations. Functional Plant Biology. 30:1037-1043.
APPLE LEAF SUCROSE-PHOSPHATE SYNTHASE IS INHIBITED BY SORBITOL-6-PHOSPHATE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, R., Sicher Jr, R.C., Quebedeaux, B. 2002. Apple leaf sucrose-phosphate synthase is inhibited by sorbitol-6-phosphate. Functional Plant Biology. 29:569-514.
GROWTH HABIT AND SUGAR ACCUMULATION IN SUGARBEET (BETA VULGARIS L.) TRANSFORMED WITH A CYTOKININ BIOSYNTHESIS GENE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
EFFECTS OF CARBON DIOXIDE ENRICHMENT ON METABOLITE LEVELS AND ON SOLUBLE PROTEIN EXPRESSION IN ROSETTES OF ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA - (Abstract Only)
DAILEY IRRADIANCE AND FEEDBACK INHIBITION OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS OF ELEVATED CARBON DIOXIDE IN BRASSICA OLERACEA - (Abstract Only)
Bunce, J.A., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2001. Dailey irradiance and feedback inhibition of photosynthesis of elevated carbon dioxide in brassica oleracea [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. p.94.
DIURNAL CHANGES OF CARBOHYDRATES METABOLISM IN APPLE MATURE LEAVES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, R., Sicher Jr, R.C., Quebedeaux, B. 2001. Diurnal changes of carbohydrates metabolism in apple mature leaves. Australian Journal of Plant Physiology. 28:1143-1150.
EFFECTS OF ELEVATED CARBON DIOXIDE ON NITROGEN METABOLISM OF BARLEY PRIMARY LEAVES - (Abstract Only)
EVIDENCE THAT CHLOROSIS OF BARLEY PRIMARY LEAVES IN RESPONSE TO HIGH LIGHT AND ELEVATED ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE WAS NOT THE RESULT OF ALTERED N METABOLISM - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
WATER STRESS AND DAY-TO-DAY VARIATION IN APPARENT PHOTOSYNTHETIC ACCLIMATION OF FIELD-GROWN SOYBEANS TO ELEVATED CARBON DIOXIDE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
ADJUSTMENT OF NET PHOTOSYNTHESIS IN SOLANUM TUBEROSUM (L.) IN RESPONSE TO SWITCHING AMBIENT AND ELEVATED GROWTH CO2 PARTIAL PRESSURES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
PHOTOSYNTHETIC ENHANCEMENT AND CONDUCTANCE TO WATER VAPOR OF FIELD-GROWN SOLANUM TUBEROSUM (L.) IN RESPONSE TO CO2 ENRICHMENT - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
PHOTOSYSTEM-II ACTIVITY IS REDUCED BY CHLOROSIS OF BARLEY PRIMARY LEAVES IN RESPONSE TO CARBON DIOXIDE ENRICHMENT - (Abstract Only)
TAPROOT-SPECIFIC EXPRESSION OF A CYTOKININ BIOSYNTHESIS GENE (IPT) IN TRANSGENIC SUGARBEET. - (Abstract Only)
TRANSGENIC SUGARBEET (BETA VULGARIS) ENGINEERED FOR PRODUCTION OF HIGH CYTOKININ LEVELS INVOLVED IN DEFENSE RESPONSES AND CARBON PARTITIONING - (Abstract Only)
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