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Xiwen Cai
Wheat, Sorghum and Forage Research
Research Geneticist (Plants)

Phone: (701) 306-1833
Fax: (402) 472-4020
Room 334

251 Filley Hall, 1625 Arbor Drive
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA(UNL) EAST CAMPUS
LINCOLN, NE 685830937

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Projects
Enriching and Understanding the Wheat Genome by Inducing Secondary Homoeologous Recombination
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 441110
Improved Winter Wheat Disease Resistance and Quality through Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Breeding
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434418
Enriching and Understanding the Wheat Genome by Inducing Secondary Homoeologous Recombination
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 438954
Characterization of Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat and its Relatives
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440544

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A quantitative genetic study of Sclerotinia head rot resistance introgressed from the wild perennial Helianthus maximiliani into cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Talukder, M.I., Underwood, W., Misar, C., Seiler, G.J., Cai, X., Li, X., Qi, L. 2022. A quantitative genetic study of Sclerotinia head rot resistance introgressed from the wild perennial Helianthus maximiliani into cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 23(14). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms23147727.
Haplotype variants of Sr46 in Aegilops tauschii, the diploid D genome progenitor of wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Athiyannan, N., Long, Y., Kang, H., Chandramohan, S., Bhatt, D., Zhang, Q., Klindworth, D.L., Rouse, M.N., Friesen, T.L., MciIntosh, R., Zhang, P., Forrest, K., Hayden, M., Patpour, M., Hovmoller, M.S., Hickey, L.T., Ayliffe, M., Cai, X., Lagudah, E.S., Periyannan, S., Xu, S.S. 2022. Haplotype variants of Sr46 in Aegilops tauschii, the diploid D genome progenitor of wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 135: 2627-2639. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-022-04132-w.
Genomic insights into Sclerotinia basal stalk rot resistance introgressed from wild Helianthus praecox into cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Talukder, Z., Underwood, W., Misar, C.G., Seiler, G.J., Li, X., Cai, X., Qi, L. 2022. Genomic insights into Sclerotinia basal stalk rot resistance introgressed from wild Helianthus praecox into cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Frontiers in Plant Science. Vol 13 Article 840954. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.840954.
Characterization and mapping of a downy mildew resistance gene, Pl36, in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qi, L., Cai, X. 2022. Characterization and mapping of a downy mildew resistance gene, Pl36, in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Molecular Breeding. 42. Article 8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-022-01280-1.
QTL mapping of Sclerotinia head rot resistance introgressed from the wild perennial Helianthus maximiliani species into cultivated sunflower - (Abstract Only)
Genomic compatibility and inheritance of hexaploid-derived Fusarium head blight resistance genes in durum wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, X., Boehm Jr, J.D., Zhong, X., Cai, X. 2022. Genomic compatibility and inheritance of hexaploid-derived Fusarium head blight resistance genes in durum wheat. The Plant Genome. 15(2). Article e20183. https://doi.org/10.1002/tpg2.20183.
Function and evolution of allelic variation of Sr13 conferring resistance to stem rust in tetraploid wheat (Triticum turgidum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gill, B., Klindworth, D.L., Rouse, M.N., Zhang, J., Zhang, Q., Sharma, J.S., Chu, C.N., Long, Y., Chao, S., Olivera, P.D., Friesen, T.L., Zhong, S., Jin, Y., Faris, J.D., Fiedler, J.D., Elias, E.M., Liu, S., Cai, X., Xu, S.S. 2021. Function and evolution of allelic variation of Sr13 conferring resistance to stem rust in tetraploid wheat (Triticum turgidum L.). Plant Journal. 106:1674-1691. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15263.