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Quentin D Read (PhD)
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Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Human milk oligosaccharides and Bifidobacteria infantis interactively shape mouse splenic immune responses. - (Abstract Only)
Microbiota of infants consuming secretors or non-secretors mothers milk impacts gut and immune system in mice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gurung, M., Schlegel, B., Rajasundaram, D., Fox, R., Bode, L., Lindemann, S.R., Leroith, T., Read, Q.D., Simecka, C., Carol, L., Andres, A., Yeruva, V. 2024. Microbiota of infants consuming secretors or non-secretors mothers milk impacts gut and immune system in mice. mSystems. https://doi.org/10.1128/msystems.00294-24.
wA quantitative survey of the blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) nectar microbiome: variation between cultivars, locations, and farm management approaches Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C., Rudolph, A.B., Li, Q., Read, Q.D., Munoz, P.F., Ternest, J.J., Hunter Iii, C.T. 2024. wA quantitative survey of the blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) nectar microbiome: variation between cultivars, locations, and farm management approaches. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiae020.
Soybean test weight in relation to genotype, environment, and genotype x environment interaction in the Southern United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koebernick, J., Gillen, A.M., Fett, R., Sejal, P., Fallen, B., Pantalone, V., Shannon, G., Li, Z., Scaboo, A., Schapaugh, W., Mian, R., Read, Q.D. 2024. Soybean test weight in relation to genotype, environment, and genotype x environment interaction in the Southern United States. Agronomy Journal. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.21551.
Changes in plant architecture in Brazilian peppertree damaged by the biological control agent, Pseudophilothrips ichini Hood (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halbritter, D.A., Kariuki, E., Wheeler, G.S., Rayamajhi, M.B., Minteer, C., Read, Q.D. 2023. Changes in plant architecture in Brazilian peppertree damaged by the biological control agent, Pseudophilothrips ichini Hood (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae). Biological Control. 188.Article c105434. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2023.105434.
Data and code from: Extending irrigation reservoir histories for improved groundwater modeling and conjunctive water management in two Arkansas critical groundwater areas - (Database / Dataset)
Read, Q.D., Reba, M.L., Shults, D.D., Nowlin, J., Massey, J. 2023. Data and code from: Extending irrigation reservoir histories for improved groundwater modeling and conjunctive water management in two Arkansas critical groundwater areas. Agricultural Water Management. Available: https://agdatacommons.nal.usda.gov/articles/dataset.
Life history scaling in a tropical forest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grady, J., Read, Q.D., Record, S., Ruger, N., Zarnetske, P., Dell, A., Hubbell, S., Michaletz, S., Enquist, B. 2024. Life history scaling in a tropical forest. Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.14245.
Effects of ingested essential oils and propolis extracts on honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) health and gut microbiota Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ewert, A.M., Simone-Finstrom, M., Read, Q.D., Husseneder, H., Ricigliano, V.A. 2023. Effects of ingested essential oils and propolis extracts on honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) health and gut microbiota. Journal of Insect Science. 23/6. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iead087.
Cover crop and crop rotation effects on tissue and soil population dynamics of Macrophomina phaseolina and yield under no-till system. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mengistu, A., Read, Q.D., Sykes, V., Kelly, H., Kharel, T., Bellaloui, N. 2024. Cover crop and crop rotation effects on tissue and soil population dynamics of Macrophomina phaseolina and yield under no-till system.. Plant Disease. 108:302-310. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-03-23-0443-RE.
Thinking inside the box: restoring the propolis envelope facilitates honey bee social immunity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shanahan, M., Simone-Finstrom, M., Tokarz, P.G., Rinkevich Jr, F.D., Read, Q.D., Spivak, M. 2024. Thinking inside the box: restoring the propolis envelope facilitates honey bee social immunity. PLOS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0291744.
A quantitative survey of the blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) nectar microbiome: variation between cultivars, locations, and farm management approaches Reprint Icon - (Pre-print Publication)
Rering, C.C., Rudolph, A.B., Li, Q., Read, Q.D., Munoz, P.F., Ternest, J.J., Hunter Iii, C.T. 2023. A quantitative survey of the blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) nectar microbiome: variation between cultivars, locations, and farm management approaches. bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.09.11.556904.
Potential energy and environmental footprint savings from reducing food loss and waste in Europe: A scenario-based multiregional input–output analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Osei-Owusu, A.K., Read, Q.D., Thomsen, M. 2023. Potential energy and environmental footprint savings from reducing food loss and waste in Europe: A scenario-based multiregional input–output analysis. Environmental Science and Technology. 57(43):16296-16308. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.3c00158.
Field evaluation of biological and conventional insecticides for managing multiple insect pests in cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Little, N., Elkins, B.H., Portilla, M., Allen, K.C., Read, Q.D., Paulk, R.T. 2024. Field evaluation of biological and conventional insecticides for managing multiple insect pests in cotton. Journal of Entomological Science. https://doi.org/10.18474/JES23-37.
Rye planting date impacts biomass production more than seeding rate and nitrogen fertilizer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balkcom, K.S., Read, Q.D., Gamble, A. 2023. Rye planting date impacts biomass production more than seeding rate and nitrogen fertilizer. Agronomy Journal. 115(5):2351–2368. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.21418.
Use of automated capillary immunoassay for quantification of antibodies in chicken sera against recombinant Salmonella enterica serotype Heidelberg proteins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeh, H., Frye, J.G., Jackson, C.R., Read, Q.D., Line, J.E., Hinton Jr, A. 2023. Use of automated capillary immunoassay for quantification of antibodies in chicken sera against recombinant Salmonella enterica serotype Heidelberg proteins. Journal of Microbiological Methods. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2023.106757.
Bacteria disinfection of rice seeds by ultraviolet light irradiation in a biosafe flow cabinet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reducing the number of probes for a farmers’ stock grade for a semi-drying trailer - (Abstract Only)
Parental choice and seed size impact the uprightness of progeny from interspecific Glycine hybridizations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taliercio, E.W., Eickholt, D., Read, Q.D., Carter Jr, T.E., Waldeck, N., Fallen, B.D. 2023. Parental choice and seed size impact the uprightness of progeny from interspecific Glycine hybridizations. Crop Science. 63(4):2184-2195. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.21015.
Rough hives stimulate propolis production in support of bee health Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Simone-Finstrom, M., Shanahan, M., Read, Q.D., Spivak, M. 2023. Rough hives stimulate propolis production in support of bee health. Bee Culture. https://doi.org/10.55406/ABRC.22
Evaluating the accuracy and efficiency of test weight instruments for soybean (Glycine max L.) research Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fett, R., Gillen, A.M., Read, Q.D., Patel, S., Koebernick, J. 2023. Evaluating the accuracy and efficiency of test weight instruments for soybean (Glycine max L.) research. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 6:1-8. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20354.
The Brazilian peppertree biological control agent Pseudophilothrips ichini (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) displays a flexible feeding strategy between foliage and reproductive tissues Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Palacios, J.N., David, A., Read, Q.D., Nestle, R.L. 2023. The Brazilian peppertree biological control agent Pseudophilothrips ichini (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) displays a flexible feeding strategy between foliage and reproductive tissues. Biological Control. 179. Article 105159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2023.105159.
A user-friendly rice seed disinfection by ultraviolet light irradiation in a biosafe flow cabinet - (Abstract Only)
Evaluation of a plant-based infant formula containing almonds and buckwheat on gut microbiota composition, intestine mor-phology, metabolic and immune markers in a neonatal piglet model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gurung, M., Rosa, F., Yelvington, B., Terry, N., Read, Q.D., Piccolo, B., Moody, B., Tripp, P., Pittman, H., Fay, B., Ross, T., Sikes, J., Flowers, J., Fox, R., Yoseph, F., Yeruva, V., Leroith, T., Talatala, R. 2023. Evaluation of a plant-based infant formula containing almonds and buckwheat on gut microbiota composition, intestine mor-phology, metabolic and immune markers in a neonatal piglet model. Nutrients. 15(2):383. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu15020383.
Are ants good organisms to teach elementary students about invasive species in Florida Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zollota, S., Perez, P., Allen, J., Argenti, T., Read, Q.D., Ascunce, M.S. 2023. Are ants good organisms to teach elementary students about invasive species in Florida. Insects. 14(2): 118. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects14020118.
Buffered peptone water formulation does not influence growth of pESI-positive Salmonella serovar Infantis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcmillan, E.A., Berrang, M.E., Read, Q.D., Ramasetti, S., Richards, A.K., Sharlat, N.W., Frye, J.G. 2022. Buffered peptone water formulation does not influence growth of pESI-positive Salmonella serovar Infantis. Journal of Food Protection. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfp.2022.100033.
Impact of sweetpotato starch structures, thermal properties, and granules sizes on sweetpotato fry textures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allan, M.C., Read, Q.D., Johanningsmeier, S.D. 2023. Impact of sweetpotato starch structures, thermal properties, and granules sizes on sweetpotato fry textures. Food Hydrocolloids. 137:108377. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2022.108377.
Topographic wetness index as a proxy for soil moisture in a hillslope catena: flow algorithms and map generalization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Winzeler, H.E., Owens, P.R., Read, Q.D., Libohova, Z., Ashworth, A.J., Sauer, T.J. 2022. Topographic wetness index as a proxy for soil moisture in a hillslope catena: flow algorithms and map generalization. Land. 11(11):2018. https://doi.org/10.3390/land11112018.
Planting date critical for rye in a conservation tillage peanut cotton rotation - (Abstract Only)
Balkcom, K.S., Read, Q.D., Gamble, A. 2023. Planting date critical for rye in a conservation tillage peanut cotton rotation [abstract]. In Proceedings: 2023 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, New Orleans, LA. January 10-12, 2023. pp 560.
Potential of silicon to improve biological control of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, on maize Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zimba, K., Read, Q.D., Hasseb, M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Legaspi, J.C. 2022. Potential of silicon to improve biological control of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, on maize. Agriculture Journal. 12(9):1432. https://doi.org/10.90/agriculture12091432.
Accuracy of genomic prediction of yield and sugar traits in Saccharum spp. hybrids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Islam, M.S., McCord, P.H., Read, Q.D., Qin, L., Lipka, A.E., Sood, S.G., Todd, J.R., Olatoye, O.M. 2022. Accuracy of genomic prediction of yield and sugar traits in Saccharum spp. hybrids. Agriculture. 12:1436. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture12091436
Charcoal rot severity and soybean yield responses to planting date, irrigation, and genotypes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mengistu, A., Kelly, H.M., Read, Q.D., Ray, J.D., Bellaloui, N., Schumacher, L.A. 2023. Charcoal rot severity and soybean yield responses to planting date, irrigation, and genotypes. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-06-22-1329-RE.
Dasymetric population mapping based on U.S. Census data and 30-m gridded estimates of impervious surface Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swanwick, R., Read, Q.D., Guinn, S., Williamson, M., Hondula, K.L., Elmore, A. 2022. Dasymetric population mapping based on U.S. Census data and 30-m gridded estimates of impervious surface. Scientific Data. 9:523. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-022-01603-z.
Computational fluid dynamics modeled air speed through in-shell peanuts in drying wagons compared to measured air speed Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcintyre, J.S., Butts, C.L., Read, Q.D. 2022. Computational fluid dynamics modeled air speed through in-shell peanuts in drying wagons compared to measured air speed. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 38(3):489-508. https://doi.org/10.13031/aea.14771.
Evaluation of Genomic Selection Model of Different Yield and Sugar Component Traits in Sacharum Spp. Hybrid - (Abstract Only)
Islam, M.S., Mccord, P.H., Read, Q.D., Qin, L., Lipka, A.E., Sood, S.G., Todd, J.R., Olatoye, M.O. 2022. Evaluation of Genomic Selection Model of Different Yield and Sugar Component Traits in Sacharum Spp. Hybrid. American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 30-31.
Identification of quantitative trait loci associated with bacterial leaf spot resistance in baby leaf lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sthapit Kandel, J., Sandoya, G.V., Zhou, W., Read, Q.D., Mou, B., Simko, I. 2022. Identification of quantitative trait loci associated with bacterial leaf spot resistance in baby leaf lettuce. Plant Disease. 106(10):2583-2590. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-21-2087-RE.