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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Sustainable Forage-Based Production for the Mid-South Transition Zone

Location: Forage-animal Production Research

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

From the Lab Bench: The challenges of finishing cattle on pasture - (Popular Publication)

Animal and pasture responses to grazing management of chemically suppressed tall fescue in mixed pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williamson, J., Aiken, G.E., Flynn, S., Barrett, M. 2016. Animal and pasture responses to grazing management of chemically suppressed tall fescue in mixed pastures. Crop Science. doi: 10.2135/cropsi2016.04.0206.

Transcriptome response of Lolium arundinaceum to the fungal endophyte Epichloe coenophiala - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dinkins, R.D., Nagabhyru, P., Graham, M.A., Boykin, D.L., Schardl, C.L. 2016. Transcriptome response of Lolium arundinaceum to the fungal endophyte Epichloe coenophiala. New Phytologist. doi: 10.1111/nph.14103.

Tall fescue-Epichloë coenophiala associations affect belowground fungi and host, symbiont response to climate change - (Abstract Only)

Effect of dietary starch source and concentration on equine fecal microbiota - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harlow, B.E., Lawrence, L.M., Hayes, S.H., Crum, A., Flythe, M.D. 2016. Effect of dietary starch source and concentration on equine fecal microbiota. PLoS One. 11(4): e0154037. doi:10.1371/journal.

Age-related changes in select fecal bacteria in foals - (Abstract Only)
Pyles, M.B., Fowler, A.L., Bill, V., Harlow, B., Crum, A., Hayes, S.H., Flythe, M.D., Lawrence, L.M. 2016. Development of select fecal bacterial communities in foals and evaluation of the effects of maternal diet. J. Anim. Sci Vol. 94, E-Suppl. 5/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 99, E-Suppl. 1. Pgs. 383-384.

Effect of starch source in pelleted concentrates on fecal bacterial communities in Thoroughbred mares - (Abstract Only)
Pyles, M.B., Fowler, A.L., Bill, V., Harlow, B.E., Crum, A., Hayes, S.H., Flythe, M.D., Lawrence, L.M. 2016. Effect of starch source in pelleted concentrates on fecal bacterial communities in Thoroughbred mares. J. Anim. Sci Vol. 94, E-Suppl. 5/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 99, E-Suppl. 1. Pgs. 383-384.

Use of the polymerase chain reaction to help determine the presence of blackpatch (Rhizoctonia leguminicola) in inoculated red clover leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kagan, I. 2016. Use of the polymerase chain reaction to help determine the presence of blackpatch (Rhizoctonia leguminicola) in inoculated red clover leaves. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 147:1-6.

Mitigation of ergot vasoconstriction by clover isoflavones in goats (Capra hircus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aiken, G.E., Flythe, M.D., Kagan, I., Huihua, J., Bush, L.P. 2016. Mitigation of ergot vasoconstriction by clover isoflavones in goats (Capra hircus). Frontiers in Veterinary Science. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2016.00017.

Blackpatch of clover, cause of slobbers syndrome: A review of the disease and the pathogen, Rhizoctonia leguminicola - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kagan, I. 2016. Blackpatch of clover, cause of slobbers syndrome: A review of the disease and the pathogen, Rhizoctonia leguminicola. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2016.0003.

Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) fermentation by Clostridium thermocellum and Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum sequential culture in a continuous flow reactor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elia, N.M., Nokes, S.E., Flythe, M.D. 2016. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) fermentation by Clostridium thermocellum and Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum sequential culture in a continuous flow reactor. AIMS Energy. 4(1):95-103.

Genetic manipulation of miR156 for improvement of biomass production and forage quality in red clover - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, Q., Liu, J., Goff, B.M., Dinkins, R.D., Zhu, H. 2016. Genetic manipulation of miR156 for improvement of biomass production and forage quality in red clover. Crop Science. 56:1199-1205.

Predicting water-soluble carbohydrates and ethanol-soluble carbohydrates in cool-season grasses with near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy - (Proceedings)
Prince, K., Goff, B., Lawrence, L., Kagan, I., Smith, R. 2016. Predicting water-soluble carbohydrates and ethanol-soluble carbohydrates in cool-season grasses with near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy. American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings. Pg. 1.

De novo transcriptome assembly and dynamic spatial gene expression analysis in red clover (Trifolium pratense) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chakrabarti, M., Dinkins, R.D., Hunt, A.G. 2015. De novo transcriptome assembly and dynamic spatial gene expression analysis in red clover (Trifolium pratense). The Plant Genome. doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2015.06.0048.

Isoflavone rumen metabolites: A missing link in the benefits of legumes on grazing animal production - (Abstract Only)
Flythe, M.D., Aiken, G.E., Kagan, I. 2016. Isoflavone rumen metabolites: A missing link in the benefits of legumes on grazing animal production. American Forage and Grassland Conference Proceedings. Pg. 13.

Effects of inulin chain length on fermentation by equine fecal bacteria and Streptococcus bovis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harlow, B.E., Kagan, I., Lawrence, L.M., Flythe, M.D. 2015. Effects of inulin chain length on fermentation by equine fecal bacteria and Streptococcus bovis. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 48:113-120.

Ecophysiological responses of tall fescue genotypes to fungal endophyte infection and elevated temperature and precipitation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bourguignon, M., Nelson, J.A., Carlisle, E., Ji, H., Dinkins, R.D., Phillips, T.D., McCulley, R.L. 2015. Ecophysiological responses of tall fescue genotypes to fungal endophyte infection and elevated temperature and precipitation. Crop Science. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2015.01.0020.

Soluble phenolic compounds in different cultivars of red clover and alfalfa, and their implication for protection against proteolysis and ammonia production in ruminants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kagan, I., Goff, B.M., Flythe, M.D. 2015. Soluble phenolic compounds in different cultivars of red clover and alfalfa, and their implication for protection against proteolysis and ammonia production in ruminants. Natural Product Communications. 10(7):1263-1267.

Ergovaline stability in tall fescue based on sample handling and storage methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lea, K., Smith, L., Gaskill, C., Coleman, R., Smith, S.R. 2014. Ergovaline stability in tall fescue based on sample handling and storage methods. Frontiers in Chemistry. 2:76. DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2014.00076.

Elucidating differences in gene expression of Epichloe coenophiala endophytic fungus in reproductive vs. vegetative tissues of tall fescue (Lolium arundinaceum) - (Abstract Only)

An Arabidopsis ATP-dependent, DEAD-box RNA helicase loses activity upon iosAsp formation but is restored by Protein Isoaspartyl Methltransferase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nayak, N., Putnam, A., Addepalli, B.M., Lowenson, J., Chen, T., Jankowsky, E., Perry, S.E., Dinkins, R.D., Limbach, P.A., Clarke, S.G., Downie, B. 2013. An Arabidopsis ATP-dependent, DEAD-box RNA helicase loses activity upon iosAsp formation but is restored by Protein Isoaspartyl Methltransferase. The Plant Cell. 25:2573-2586.

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