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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Conservation, Characterization, and Evaluation of Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information

Location: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit

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

Production comparisons of Chinese water chestnut [Eleocharis dulcis (Burm. f.) Trin. ex Hensch] functional corms grown in hydroponics versus flooded sand - (Abstract only)

Pulse diversity for polyphenolic secondary metabolites - (Abstract only)

Functional vegetable guar (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L. Taub.) accessions for improving flavonoid concentrations in immature pods - (Peer reviewed journal)
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L. 2016. Functional vegetable guar (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L. Taub.) accessions for improving flavonoid concentrations in immature pods. Journal of Dietary Supplement. dx.doi.org/10.1080/19390211.2016.1207002.

Pests in ornamental grasses - (Proceedings)

Cultivar development in Little Bluestem - (Proceedings)

Seed protein percentage and mineral concentration variability and correlation with other seed quality traits in the U.S. Peanut mini-core collection - (Peer reviewed journal)

Screening of abscisic acid insensative (ABI) and low phosphorous efficiency (LPE) mutants from some sequenced lines in the sorghum TILLING population - (Abstract only)
Wang, M.L., Xin, Z., Moon, S.S., Tischenko, V., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Yu, J., Burke, J.J., Pederson, G.A. 2016. Screening of abscisic acid insensative (ABI) and low phosphorous efficiency (LPE) mutants from some sequenced lines in the sorghum TILLING population. Plant Biology. Paper No. 700-015-Z.

Little Bluestem 'Hit Parade' series adds pop of color to native landscapes - (Abstract only)

Oil and fatty acids in eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) and some related and unrelated Solanum Spp. - (Peer reviewed journal)
Jarret, R.L., Levy, I., Potter, T.L., Cermak, S.C. 2016. Oil and fatty acids in eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) and some related and unrelated Solanum Spp. American Journal of Applied Sciences. 11(2):76-81.

Notes on Citrullius spp. and Acanthosicyos naudinianus - (Abstract only)

Phenotypic characterization of sixteen accessions of sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea L.)in Florida - (Peer reviewed journal)
Cho, A.H., Chase, C.A., Koenig, R.L., Treadwell, D.D., Gaskins, J., Morris, J.B., Morales-Payan, J.P. 2016. Phenotypic characterization of sixteen accessions of sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea L.)in Florida. Agronomy Journal. doi: 10.2134/agronj2015.0531.

Review of traditional and non-traditional medicinal genetic resources in the USDA, ARS, PGRCU collection evaluated for flavonoid concentrations and anthocyanin indexes - (Peer reviewed journal)
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2016. Review of traditional and non-traditional medicinal genetic resources in the USDA, ARS, PGRCU collection evaluated for flavonoid concentrations and anthocyanin indexes. Austin Food Sciences. 1(2):1007.

Development of DNA markers for newly identified high-oleate peanut mutants - (Abstract only)
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Chen, Z., Chen, C., Pederson, G.A. 2016. Development of DNA markers for newly identified high-oleate peanut mutants. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. Paper No. 33.

Variability in seed oil content and fatty acid composition, phenotypic traits and self-incompatibility among selected niger germplasm accessions - (Peer reviewed journal)
Benelli, V.G., Allen, F.L., Wang, M.L. 2016. Variability in seed oil content and fatty acid composition, phenotypic traits and self-incompatibility among selected niger germplasm accessions. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. doi: 10.1017/S1479262115000702.

Characterization of newly identified natural high-oleate mutant from the USDA cultivated peanut germplasm collection - (Abstract only)
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., An, Y., Pinnow, D.L., Chen, C.Y., Pederson, G.A. 2016. Characterization of newly identified natural high-oleate mutant from the USDA cultivated peanut germplasm collection.[Abstract] Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Paper No. P1033.

Development of SSR markers and assessment of genetic diversity of alzuki bean in the Chinese germplasm collection - (Peer reviewed journal)
Chen, H., Liu, L., Bai, P., Wang, L., Wang, S., Wang, M.L., Cheng, X. 2015. Development of SSR markers and assessment of genetic diversity of alzuki bean in the Chinese germplasm collection. Molecular Breeding. 35:191.

Newly identified natural high oleate mutant from Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. hypogaea - (Peer reviewed journal)
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., An, Y., Pinnow, D.L., Tishchenko, V., Pederson, G.A. 2015. Newly identified natural high oleate mutant from Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. hypogaea. Molecular Breeding. 35:186.

Flavonoid concentration diversity of 3 different species in the phaseoleae tribe - (Abstract only)
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L. 2015. Flavonoid concentration diversity of 3 different species in the phaseoleae tribe. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 904.

The USDA Pearl Millet Germplasm Collection - (Abstract only)
Harrison, M.L., Spinks, M. 2015. The USDA Pearl Millet Germplasm Collection.[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 901.

Genetic variation in the US Peanut Mini-core collection for agronomy, seed chemistry and nutrient quality traits in peanut - (Abstract only)

Characterization of some useful traits in sweet sorghum for bioenergy production - (Abstract only)
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Burow, G.B., Xin, Z., Cuevas, H.E., Eggleston, G., Yu, J., Pederson, G.A. 2015. Characterization of some useful traits in sweet sorghum for bioenergy production. Plant Biology. Paper No. 1100-029-Z.

Impact of seed germination data on genebank management - (Abstract only)
Pederson, G.A., Spinks, M., Vankus, P.J., Pinnow, D.L. 2015. Impact of seed germination data on genebank management. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 907.

Biology, speciation, and utilization of peanut species - (Book / chapter)
Stalker, H.T., Tallury, S.P., Seijo, G.R., Leal-Bertioli, S.C. 2016. Biology, speciation, and utilization of peanut species. In: Stalker, H.T., Wilson, R.F.(Eds), Peanuts: Genetics, Processing Utilization. Amsterdam, NX, Academic Press and AOCS Press, p.27-66.

Progress on screening the USDA cultivated peanut germplasm collection for variability in seed weight, seed-coat color, oil content and fatty acid composition - (Abstract only)

Parallel domestication of the heading date 1 gene in cereals - (Peer reviewed journal)
Liu, H., Liu, H., Zhou, L., Zhang, Z., Zhang, X., Wang, M.L., Li, H., Lin, Z. 2015. Parallel domestication of the heading date 1 gene in cereals. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msv148.

Evaluation of various fungal pretreatment of switchgrass for enhanced saccharification and simultaneous enzyme production - (Peer reviewed journal)
Liu, J., Sidhu, S., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Habteselassie, M., Huang, Q. 2015. Evaluation of various fungal pretreatment of switchgrass for enhanced saccharification and simultaneous enzyme production. Journal of Cleaner Production. 104:480-488.

Distributions, ex situ conservation priorities, and genetic resources potential of crop wild relatives of sweeetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. I. series Batatas) - (Peer reviewed journal)
Khoury, C.K., Heider, B., Castaneda-Alvarez, N.P., Achicanoy, H.A., Sosa, C.C., Miller, R.E., Scotland, R.W., Wood, J.R., Rossel, G., Eserman, L.A., Jarret, R.L., Yencho, G.C., Bernau, V., Juarez, H., Sotelo, S., De Haan, S., Struik, P.C. 2015. Distributions, ex situ conservation priorities, and genetic resources potential of crop wild relatives of sweeetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. I. series Batatas). Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00251.

The genome of cultivated sweet potato contains Agrobacterium T-DNAs with expressed genes: An example of a naturally transgenic food crop - (Peer reviewed journal)
Kyndt, T., Quispe, D., Zhai, H., Jarret, R.L., Ghislain, M., Liu, Q., Gheysen, G., Kreuze, J. 2015. The genome of cultivated sweet potato contains Agrobacterium T-DNAs with expressed genes: An example of a naturally transgenic food crop. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112(18):5844-5849.

Warm-season Grass Conservation - (Proceedings)
Harrison, M.L. 2015. Warm-season Grass Conservation. Southern Pasture and Forage Crop Improvement Conference Proceedings. March 31-April 1, 2015, Apalachicola, FL. p. 14-16.

Observations on anatomical aspects of the fruit, leaf and stem tissues of four Citrullus spp. - (Peer reviewed journal)
Jarret, R.L. 2014. Observations on anatomical aspects of the fruit, leaf and stem tissues of four Citrullus spp. African Journal of Plant Science. 8(11):521-527.

Variation in Seed Fatty Acid Composition, and Sequence Divergence in the FAD2 Gene Coding Region between Wild and Cultivated Sesame - (Peer reviewed journal)
Chen, Z., Tonnis, B.D., Morris, J.B., Wang, R.B., Zhang, A., Pinnow, D.L., Wang, M.L. 2014. Variation in Seed Fatty Acid Composition, and Sequence Divergence in the FAD2 Gene Coding Region between Wild and Cultivated Sesame. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62:11706-11710.

The complex tale of the high oleic acid trait in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - (Abstract only)
Barkley, N.L., Klevorn, C.M., Hendrix, K., Dean, L.L. 2015. The complex tale of the high oleic acid trait in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. Paper No. 16750.

Genomic selection of 1,000 biomass sorghum accessions and empirical validation - (Abstract only)
Yu, X., Li, X., Wu, Y., Mitchell, S.E., Roozeboom, K.L., Wang, D., Bernardo, R., Wang, M.L., Pederson, G.A., Tesso, T.T., Yu, J. 2015. Genomic selection of 1,000 biomass sorghum accessions and empirical validation.[abstract] Plant and Animal Genome Conference. p.194.

Development of an EMS-induced sesame mutant population for target induced local lesions in genomes (TILLING) - (Abstract only)
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Morris, J.B., Pederson, G.A. 2015. Development of an EMS-induced sesame mutant population for target induced local lesions in genomes (TILLING).[abstract] Plant and Animal Genome Conference. p.292.

Roadmap of the USDA peanut germplasm collection: past, present and future direction - (Abstract only)
Barkley, N.L. 2014. Roadmap of the USDA peanut germplasm collection: past, present and future direction. Advances in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology. [abstract].

Comparison of stem damage and carbohydrate composition in the stem juice between sugarcane and sweet sorghum harvested before and after late fall frost - (Peer reviewed journal)
Wang, M.L., Cole, M.R., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Xin, Z., Davis, J., Hung, Y., Yu, J., Pederson, G.A., Eggleston, G. 2014. Comparison of stem damage and carbohydrate composition in the stem juice between sugarcane and sweet sorghum harvested before and after late fall frost. Journal of Sustainable Bioenergy Systems (JSBS). 4:161-174.

Phylogenetic relationships of species of genus Arachis based on geneic sequences - (Peer reviewed journal)
He, G., Barkley, N.L., Zhao, Y., Yuan, M., Prakash, C. 2014. Phylogenetic relationships of species of genus Arachis based on geneic sequences. Genome. 57:327-334.

Hydroponic rescue and regeneration of Aeschynomene, Corchorus species, and Lablab purpureus (L.) sweet genetic resources - (Abstract only)
Morris, J.B. 2014. Hydroponic rescue and regeneration of Aeschynomene, Corchorus species, and Lablab purpureus (L.) sweet genetic resources. [abstract] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Paper No. 731.

Seed production from Aeschynomene genetic resources rescued and regenerated using aeroponics - (Peer reviewed journal)
Morris, J.B. 2015. Seed production from Aeschynomene genetic resources rescued and regenerated using aeroponics. Seed Technology Journal. 36(2)115:122.

Research progress in some traditional and non-traditional medicinal species in the USDA, ARS, PGRCU (S9) germplasm collection - (Abstract only)
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2014. Research progress in some traditional and non-traditional medicinal species in the USDA, ARS, PGRCU (S9) germplasm collection.[abstract] Proceedings Assoc for Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC) Annual Meeting. Paper No. 20.

Flavonol content, oil %, and fatty acid composition variability in seeds of Teramnus labialis and T. uncinatus accessions with nutraceutical potential - (Peer reviewed journal)
Morris, J.B., Tonnis, B.D., Wang, M.L. 2014. Flavonol content, oil %, and fatty acid composition variability in seeds of Teramnus labialis and T. uncinatus accessions with nutraceutical potential. Journal of Dietary Supplement. doi: 10.3109/19390211.2014.937048.

Phenotypic, biochemical, and genetic characterization of the U.S. peanut core collection - (Abstract only)
Barkley, N.L., Macdonald, G.E., Tillman, B.L., Holbrook Jr, C.C. 2014. Phenotypic, biochemical, and genetic characterization of the U.S. peanut core collection.[abstract] American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. Paper No. 72.

Genomic selection of biomass yield in a global collection of one thousand sorghum accessions - (Abstract only)
Yu, X., Li, X., Yu, J., Wu, Y., Roozeboom, K.L., Wang, D., Tesso, T.T., Mitchell, S.E., Bernardo, R., Wang, M.L., Pederson, G.A. 2014. Genomic selection of biomass yield in a global collection of one thousand sorghum accessions.[abstract] 4th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Plant Breeders, August 5-8, 2014. Minneapolis, MN. Paper No. 69.

Variability of seed oil content and fatty acid composition in the entire USDA sesame germplasm collection - (Abstract only)
Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D., Pinnow, D.L., Davis, J., Morris, J.B., Pederson, G.A. 2014. Variability of seed oil content and fatty acid composition in the entire USDA sesame germplasm collection.[abstract] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Paper No. 115-4.

Centralized NPGS order approval: An idea for discussion - (Abstract only)
Pederson, G.A. 2014. Centralized NPGS order approval: An idea for discussion.[abstract] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Paper No. 734.

Genetic resources of the functional food, teramnus labialis (L.f.) spreng for improving seed number, flavonol content, oil %, and fatty acid compositions - (Abstract only)
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2014. Genetic resources of the functional food, teramnus labialis (L.f.) spreng for improving seed number, flavonol content, oil %, and fatty acid compositions.(abstract) Proceedings American Society of Horticultural Sciences. Poster No. 231, p.107.

Recovery and purification of spanish high oleate peanut ‘AT-9899’ - (Abstract only)
Chen, Z., Wang, M.L., Lamb, M.C., Dang, P.M., Bostick, J., Chen, C.Y. 2014. Recovery and purification of spanish high oleate peanut ‘AT-9899’. [abstract] American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. Paper No. 35.

509-45-1: A C. annuum Pepper germplasm containing high concentrations of capsinoids - (Peer reviewed journal)
Jarret, R.L., Bolton, J., Perkins, L. 2014. 509-45-1: A C. annuum Pepper germplasm containing high concentrations of capsinoids. Horticultural Science. 49(1):107-108.

Genetic diversity and population structure of castor germplasm within the U.S. collection - (Abstract only)
Wang, M.L., Dzievit, M., Chen, Z., Morris, J.B., Barkley, N.L., Tonnis, B.D., Pederson, G.A., Yu, J. 2014. Genetic diversity and population structure of castor germplasm within the U.S. collection [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings.January 10-15, 2014, San Diego, California. Poster No. 1117.

Phenotype and seed production among hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus L. Sweet) accessions rescued using hydroponic techniques - (Peer reviewed journal)
Morris, J.B. 2014. Phenotype and seed production among hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus L. Sweet) accessions rescued using hydroponic techniques. Seed Technology Journal. 35(2):189-198.

Mapping FAD2 genes on peanut (arachis hypogaea L.) genome contribution to oil quality - (Abstract only)
Pandey, M., Wang, M.L., Qiao, L., Wang, H., Feng, S., Barkley, N.L., Wang, J., Culbreath, A., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Varshney, R., Guo, B. 2014. Mapping FAD2 genes on peanut (arachis hypogaea L.) genome contribution to oil quality.[abstract] Plant and Animal Genome Conference. January 10-13, 2014, San Diego, California. Poster No. 354.

Genomic selection of biomass traits in a global collection of 976 sorghum accessions - (Abstract only)
Yu, X., Li, X., Wu, Y., Mitchell, S.F., Roozeboom, K.L., Wang, D., Bernardo, R., Wang, M.L., Pederson, G.A., Tesso, T.T., Yu, J. 2014. Genomic selection of biomass traits in a global collection of 976 sorghum accessions.[abstract] Plant and Animal Genome Conference. January 10-15, 2014. San Diego, California. Poster No. 011.

Desmodium genetic resources for improving flavonoid concentrations, oil, and fatty acid content Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2013. Desmodium genetic resources for improving flavonoid concentrations, oil, and fatty acid content. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. doi:10.1017/S1479262113000397 p 1-9.

Genetic variability for phenotype, seed production, oil content, and fatty acid composition among 17 Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) accessions - (Abstract only)
Morris, J.B., Wang, M.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2013. Genetic variability for phenotype, seed production, oil content, and fatty acid composition among 17 Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) accessions. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. (Abstract) p. 181.

Phylogenetics and diversification of morning glories (tribe ipomoeeae, convolvulaceae) based on whole plastome sequences Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Eserman, L.A., Tiley, G.P., Jarret, R.L., Leebens-Mack, J.H., Miller, R.E. 2013. Phylogenetics and diversification of morning glories (tribe ipomoeeae, convolvulaceae) based on whole plastome sequences. American Journal of Botany. 101(1):1-12.

Registration of purified accessions for the U.S. peanut mini core germplasm collection Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Chen, C., Barkley, N.L., Wang, M.L., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Dang, P.M. 2013. Registration of purified accessions for the U.S. peanut mini core germplasm collection. Journal of Plant Registrations. 8(1):77-85.

Seed rescue from photoperiod sensitive American Joint Vetch (Aeschynomene americana L.) accessions using hydroponic cloning and aeroponics - (Abstract only)

Seed chemical composition variability and FAD2A functional SNP genotypes in the U.S. peanut mini-core collection - (Abstract only)
Wang, M.L., Chen, C., Tonnis, B.D., Barkley, N.L., Pederson, G.A. 2013. Seed chemical composition variability and FAD2A functional SNP genotypes in the U.S. peanut mini-core collection.[abstract] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 105-2.

The USDA acquires new switchgrass germplasm - (Abstract only)
Harrison Dunn, M.L., Pederson, G.A. 2013. The USDA acquires new switchgrass germplasm. [abstract] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 613.

Usefulness of descriptors in phenotyping germplasm collections - (Abstract only)
Pederson, G.A., Spinks, M. 2013. Usefulness of descriptors in phenotyping germplasm collections. [abstract] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 606.

Use of EST-SSR loci flanking regions for phylogenetic analysis of genus Arachis - (Abstract only)
He, G.H., Barkley, N.L., Zhao, Y.L., Yuan, M. 2013. Use of EST-SSR loci flanking regions for phylogenetic analysis of genus Arachis. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. Paper No. 93.

Why preserve and evaluate genetic resources in peanut? - (Abstract only)
Barkley, N.L., Isleib, T., Culbreath, A. 2013. Why preserve and evaluate genetic resources in peanut?. Meeting Abstract. Advances in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology. No. 11.

Contributions of plant introductions to the ancestry of current U.S. peanut cultivars - (Abstract only)
Isleib, T., Barkley, N.L. 2013. Contributions of plant introductions to the ancestry of current U.S. peanut cultivars. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. Paper No. 58.

Effect of GxE interaction on oil content and fatty acid composition of cultivated peanuts - (Abstract only)
Chen, C.Y., Wang, M.L., Barkley, N.L., Tonnis, B.D. 2013. Effect of GxE interaction on oil content and fatty acid composition of cultivated peanuts. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. Paper No. 48.

The evolution of chili peppers (Capsicum-Solanaceae): a cytogenetic perspective - (Peer reviewed journal)
Moscone, E., Scaldaferro, M.A., Grabiele, M., Cecchini, N.M., Garcia, Y.S., Jarret, R.L., Davina, J.R., Ducasse, D.A., Barboza, G.E., Ehrendorfer, F. 2007. The evolution of chili peppers (Capsicum-Solanaceae): a cytogenetic perspective. Acta Horticulturae. 745:137-170.

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