Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Improving bioenergy and forage plants and production systems for the central U.S.

Location: Grain, Forage, and Bioenergy Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Plant tolerance: A unique approach to control hemipteran pests - (Review article)
Koch, K., Chapman, K., Louis, J., Heng-Moss, T., Sarath, G. 2016. Plant tolerance: A unique approach to control hemipteran pests. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:1363. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01363.

Identification of an orthologous clade of peroxidases that respond to feeding by greenbugs (Schizaphis graminum) in c4 grasses - (Peer reviewed journal)
Scully, E.D., Donze-Reiner, T., Wang, H., Eickhoff, T., Baxendale, F., Twigg, P., Kovacs, F., Hang-Moss, T., Sattler, S.E., Sarath, G. 2016. Identification of an orthologous clade of peroxidases that respond to feeding by greenbugs (Schizaphis graminum) in c4 grasses. Functional Plant Biology. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/FP16104.

Dedicated energy crops and crop residues for bioenergy feedstocks in the Central and Eastern U.S.A. Reprint Icon - (Review article)
Mitchell, R., Schmer, M.R., Anderson, W.F., Jin, V.L., Balkcom, K.S., Kiniry, J.R., Coffin, A.W., White Jr, P.M. 2016. Dedicated energy crops and crop residues for bioenergy feedstocks in the Central and Eastern U.S.A. BioEnergy Research. 9:384-398.

Proteomic responses of switchgrass and prairie cordgrass to senescence Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Paudell, B., Das, A., Tran, M., Boe, A., Palmer, N.A., Sarath, G., Gonzalez-Hernandez, J.L., Rushton, P.J., Rohila, J.S. 2016. Proteomic responses of switchgrass and prairie cordgrass to senescence. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:293. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00293.

Registration of NE Trailblazer C-1, NE Trailblazer C0, NE Trailblazer C2, NE Trailblazer C3, NE Trailblazer C4, and NE Trailblazer C5 Switchgrass Germplasms - (Peer reviewed journal)
Vogel, K., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2016. Registration of NE Trailblazer C-1, NE Trailblazer C0, NE Trailblazer C2, NE Trailblazer C3, NE Trailblazer C4, and NE Trailblazer C5 Switchgrass Germplasms. Journal of Plant Registrations. 10(2):159-165 doi:10.3198/jpr2015.11.0070crg..

Switchgrass production tool - (Experiment station)
Jacobs, K., R. Mitchell, C. Hart. 2015. To grow or not to grow: A tool for comparing returns to switchgrass for bioenergy with annual crops and CRP. CenUSA Bioenergy Extension Fact Sheet. Available: http://www.cenusa.iastate.edu/switchgrass-production-tool.

Root biomass and soil carbon response to growing perennial grasses for bioenergy - (Peer reviewed journal)
Kibet, L., Blanco, H., Mitchell, R., Schacht, W. 2016. Root biomass and soil carbon response to growing perennial grasses for bioenergy. Energy, Sustainability and Society. 6(1):1-8 doi:10.1186/s13705-015-0065-5.

The WRKY transcription factor family and senescence in switchgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Rinerson, C.I., Scully, E.D., Palmer, N.A., Donze-Reiner, T., Rabara, R.C., Tripathi, P., Shen, Q.J., Sattler, S.E., Rohila, J.S., Sarath, G., Rushton, P.J. 2015. The WRKY transcription factor family and senescence in switchgrass. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 16:912. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-2057-4.

Guidelines for growing perennial grasses for biofuel and bioproducts - (Experiment station)
Mitchell, R.B., and S. Brown. Guidelines for growing perennial grasses for biofuel and bioproducts, eXtension Fact Sheet, CenUSA Bioenergy, Iowa State Univ., Ames IA 2015

Grass invasion into switchgrass managed for biomass energy - (Peer reviewed journal)
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2015. Grass invasion into switchgrass managed for biomass energy. BioEnergy Research. DOI:10.1007/s12155-015-9656-4.

Morphology and proteome characterization of the salivary glands of the western chinch bug, Blissus occiduus (Hemiptera: Blissidae) - (Peer reviewed journal)
Ramm, C., Wayadnade, A., Baird, L., Nandakumar, R., Madayiputhiya, N., Amundsen, K., Donze, T., Baxendale, F., Sarath, G., Heng-Moss, T. 2015. Morphology and proteome characterization of the salivary glands of the western chinch bug, Blissus occiduus (Hemiptera: Blissidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. Published online June 10, 2015.

Transcriptional responses of tolerant and susceptible soybeans to soybean aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura) herbivory - (Peer reviewed journal)
Prochaska, T., Donze-Reiner, T., Palmer, N.A., Heng-Moss, T.M., Hunt, T., Sarath, G. 2015. Transcriptional responses of tolerant and susceptible soybeans to soybean aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura) herbivory. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 9:347-359.

Reducing hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico – an alternative approach Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Porter, P., Mitchell, R., Moore, K.J. 2015. Reducing hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico – an alternative approach. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 70(3):63A-68A. 2015.

Transcriptional profiling of resistant and susceptible buffalograsses in response to Blissus occiduus (Hemiptera: Blissidae) feeding - (Peer reviewed journal)
Ramm, C., Wachholtz, M., Amundsen, K., Donze-Reiner, T., Heng-Moss, T., Twigg, P., Palmer, N.A., Sarath, G., Baxendal, F. 2014. Transcriptional profiling of resistant and susceptible buffalograsses in response to Blissus occiduus (Hemiptera: Blissidae) feeding. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108: 1354-1362.

Rice (Oryza) hemoglobins - (Peer reviewed journal)
Arredondo-Peter, R., Moran, J., Sarath, G. 2014. Rice (Oryza) hemoglobins. F1000Research. 3:253. doi:10.12688/f1000research.5530.2..

Registration of 'Newell' Smooth Bromegrass - (Peer reviewed journal)
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Waldron, B.L., Haferkamp, M.R., Berdahl, J.D., Erickson, G., Klopfenstein, T. 2014. Registration of 'Newell' Smooth Bromegrass. Journal of Plant Registrations. 9:35-40.

Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L) flag leaf transcriptomes reveal molecular signatures of leaf development, senescence, and mineral dynamics - (Peer reviewed journal)

Switchgrass for forage and bioenergy - (Proceedings)
Mitchell, R., Anderson, B., Redfearn, D. 2014. Switchgrass for forage and bioenergy. Extension Conference Proceedings. 2014.

Characterization of greenbug feeding behavior and aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) host preference in relation to resistant and susceptible tetraploid switchgrass populations - (Peer reviewed journal)
Koch, K.G., Palmer, N.A., Stamm, M., Heng-Moss, T.M., Bradshaw, J.D., Blankenship, E., Baird, L.M., Sarath, G. 2014. Characterization of greenbug feeding behavior and aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) host preference in relation to resistant and susceptible tetraploid switchgrass populations. BioEnergy Research. DOI: 10.1007/s12155-014-9510-0.

Switchgrass response to nitrogen fertilizer across diverse environments in the USA: a regional feedstock partnership report - (Peer reviewed journal)
Hong, C.O., Owens, V., Bransby, D., Farris, R., Fike, J., Heaton, E., Kim, S., Mayton, H., Mitchell, R., Viands, D. 2014. Switchgrass response to nitrogen fertilizer across diverse environments in the USA: a regional feedstock partnership report. BioEnergy Research. 7:777-788.

Registration of 'liberty' switchgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G., Casler, M.D. 2014. Registration of 'liberty' switchgrass. Journal of Plant Registrations. 8:242-247. DOI:10.3198/jpr2013.12.0076crc.

Grow them and we will come for the feast Reprint Icon - (Trade journal)
Heng-Moss, T.M., Bradshaw, J.D., Koch, K.G., Prochaska, T., Donze-Reiner, T., Sarath, G. 2014. Grow them and we will come for the feast. Biofuels, Bioproducts, & Biorefining (Biofpr). 8: 145-146.

Micro-mesh fabric pollination bags for switchgrass - (Peer reviewed journal)

Categories of resistance to greenbug and yellow sugarcane aphid (homoptera: aphididae) in three tetraploid switchgrass populations Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Koch, K.G., Heng-Moss, T.M., Bradshaw, J.D., Sarath, G. 2014. Categories of resistance to greenbug and yellow sugarcane aphid (homoptera: aphididae) in three tetraploid switchgrass populations. BioEnergy Research. 7: 909-918. DOI 10.1007/s12155-014-9420-1

Characterizing differential gene expression in polyploid grasses lacking a reference transcriptome Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Asmaradasa, B.S., Donze-Reiner, T., Heng-Moss, T., Sarath, G., Amundsen, K. 2014. Characterizing differential gene expression in polyploid grasses lacking a reference transcriptome. OA Biotechnology. 3:1.

Global changes in mineral transporters in tetraploid switchgrasses (Panicum virgatum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Palmer, N.A., Saathoff, A., Donze-Reiner, T., Waters, B., Heng-Moss, T., Twigg, P., Tobias, C.M., Sarath, G. 2014. Global changes in mineral transporters in tetraploid switchgrasses (Panicum virgatum L.). Frontiers in Plant Science. 4:1-12.

Switchgrass stand establishment: key factors for success - (Experiment station)
Mitchell, R., Harlow, S. 2013. Switchgrass stand establishment: key factors for success, Fact Sheet No. 4, CenUSA Bioenergy, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA. (www.cenusa.iastate.edu). 2013 (Extension Circular).

Senescence, dormancy and tillering in perennial C4 grasses Reprint Icon - (Review article)
Sarath, G., Baird, L., Mitchell, R. 2014. Senescence, dormancy and tillering in perennial C4 grasses. Plant Science. 217-218C (2014):140-151.

Evaluation of tetraploid switchgrass populations (Panicum virgatum L.) for host suitability and differential resistance to four cereal aphids Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Koch, K.G., Fithian, R., Heng-Moss, T.M., Bradshaw, J.D., Sarath, G. 2014. Evaluation of tetraploid switchgrass populations (Panicum virgatum L.) for host suitability and differential resistance to four cereal aphids. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107:424-431.

Switchgrass for biomass energy - (Proceedings)
Mitchell, R., Schmer, M.R. 2014. Switchgrass for biomass energy. Nebraska Crop Protection Clinic Proceedings, University of Nebraska. 13-16. 2014.

Establishing and managing perennial grasses for bioenergy - (Proceedings)
Mitchell, R.B. Establishing and managing perennial grasses for bioenergy, Proc. 25th Annual Integrated Crop Management Conference, Iowa State University, pp. 49-51. 2013.

Bioenergy feedstock development scenarios & potential impacts on regional groundwater withdrawals Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Uden, D., Allen, C., Mitchell, R., Guan, Q., Mccoy, T. 2013. Bioenergy feedstock development scenarios & potential impacts on regional groundwater withdrawals. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68:124-128.

Establishing and managing perennial grass energy crop demonstration plots - (Experiment station)
Mitchell, R., Volenec, J., Porter, P. 2013. Establishing and managing perennial grass energy crop demonstration plots. Extension Fact Sheets. http://www.cenusa.iastate.edu.

Towards uncovering the roles of switchgrass peroxidases in plant processes Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Saathoff, A.J., Donze, T., Palmer, N.A., Bradshaw, J., Heng-Moss, T., Twigg, P., Tobias, C., Lagrimini, M., Sarath, G. 2013. Towards uncovering the roles of switchgrass peroxidases in plant processes. Frontiers in Plant Biotechnology. 4:1-12. doi 10.3389/fpls.2013.00202.

Abolishing activity against ascorbate in a cytosolic ascorbate peroxidase from switchgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Kovacs, F., Sarath, G., Woodworth, K., Twigg, P., Tobias, C.M. 2013. Abolishing activity against ascorbate in a cytosolic ascorbate peroxidase from switchgrass. Phytochemistry. doi 10.1016/j.phytochem.2013.05.016.

Last Modified: 2/23/2016
Footer Content Back to Top of Page