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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genetic Improvement of Durum and Spring Wheat for Quality and Resistance to Diseases and Pests

Location: Cereal Crops Research

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

Inverse gene-for-gene interactions contribute additively to tan spot susceptibility in wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Physical mapping of DNA markers linked to stem rust resistance gene Sr47 in durum wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klindworth, D.L., Saini, J., Long, Y., Rouse, M.N., Faris, J.D., Jin, Y., Xu, S.S. 2017. Physical mapping of DNA markers linked to stem rust resistance gene Sr47 in durum wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. doi: 10.1007/s00122-017-2875-7.

Molecular cloning and characterization of two novel genes from hexaploid wheat that encode double PR-1 domains coupled with a receptor-like protein kinase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, S., Faris, J.D., Edwards, M.C. 2017. Molecular cloning and characterization of two novel genes from hexaploid wheat that encode double PR-1 domains coupled with a receptor-like protein kinase. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 292:435-452. doi:10.1007/s00438-017-1287-3.

Evaluation of genetic diversity and host resistance to stem rust in durum wheat accessions from the USDA National Small Grains Collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Toward the molecular cloning of the Septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene Snn2 in wheat - (Abstract Only)
Seneviratne, S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2017. Toward the molecular cloning of the Septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene Snn2 in wheat [abstract]. Plant & Animal Genome Conference, January 14-18, 2017, San Diego, CA.

Quantification of disease expression conferred by three host gene-necrotrophic effector interactions in the wheat-Parastagonospora nodorum pathosystem - (Abstract Only)
Peters, A.R., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2017. Quantification of disease expression conferred by three host gene-necrotrophic effector interactions in the wheat-Parastagonospora nodorum pathosystem [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference, January 14-18, 2017, San Diego, CA.

Fine mapping of the chromosome 5B region carrying closely linked rust resistance genes Yr47 and Lr52 in wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Bariana, H., Forrest, K., Hayden, M., Keller, B., Wicker, T., Faris, J.D., Salina, E., Bansal, U. 2017. Fine mapping of the chromosome 5B region carrying closely linked rust resistance genes Yr47 and Lr52 in wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 130:495-504.

New insights into the roles of host gene-necrotrophic effector interactions in governing susceptibility of durum wheat to tan spot and Septoria nodorum blotch - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Virdi, S.K., Liu, Z., Overlander, M., Zhang, Z., Xu, S.S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2016. New insights into the roles of host gene-necrotrophic effector interactions in governing susceptibility of durum wheat to tan spot and Septoria nodorum blotch. Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 6:4139-4150. doi: 10.1534/g3.116.036525.

The hijacking of a receptor kinase-driven pathway by a wheat fungal pathogen leads to disease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, G., Zhang, Z., Friesen, T.L., Raats, D., Fahima, T., Brueggeman, R.S., Lu, S., Trick, H.N., Liu, Z., Chao, W., Frenkel, Z., Xu, S.S., Rasmussen, J.B., Faris, J.D. 2016. The hijacking of a receptor kinase-driven pathway by a wheat fungal pathogen leads to disease. Science Advances. 2:e1600822.

Unraveling the genetics of wheat-necrotrophic pathogen interactions reveals a conundrum - (Abstract Only)
Faris, J.D., Friesen, T.L., Liu, Z., Xu, S.S. 2016. Unraveling the genetics of wheat-necrotrophic pathogen interactions reveals a conundrum [abstract]. Durable Wheat Resistance Meeting, November 2-3, 2016, Minneapolis, MN.

Quantification of disease expression conferred by three host gene-necrotrophic effector interactions in the wheat-Parastagonospora nodorum pathosystem - (Abstract Only)
Peters, A.R., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2016. Quantification of disease expression conferred by three host gene-necrotrophic effector interactions in the wheat-Parastagonospora nodorum pathosystem [abstract]. Durable Wheat Resistance Meeting, November 2-3, 2016, Minneapolis, MN.

Genomic analysis and tools for the Septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene Snn2 in wheat - (Abstract Only)
Seneviratne, S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2016. Genomic analysis and tools for the Septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene Snn2 in wheat [abstract]. Durable Wheat Resistance Meeting, November 2-3, 2016, Minneapolis, MN.

Genomic analysis of a novel gene conferring resistance to Ug99 stem rust in Triticum turgidum ssp. dicoccum - (Abstract Only)
Saini, J., Xu, S.S., Rouse, M.N., Chao, S., Long, Y., Mcclean, P., Faris, J.D. 2016. Genomic analysis of a novel gene conferring resistance to Ug99 stem rust in Triticum turgidum ssp. dicoccum [abstract]. Durable Wheat Resistance Meeting, November 2-3, 2016, Minneapolis, MN.

Evaluation of triticale accessions for resistance to wheat bacterial leaf streak caused by Xanthomonas translucens pv. undulosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Genome-wide analysis and functional characterization of candidate effector proteins potentially involved in Fusarium graminearum-wheat interactions - (Abstract Only)
Lu, S., Edwards, M.C. 2016. Genome-wide analysis and functional characterization of candidate effector proteins potentially involved in Fusarium graminearum-wheat interactions [abstract]. Plant Biology 2016, July 9-13, 2016, American Society of Plant Biologists, Austin, TX. Available: http://plantbiology.aspb.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Poster-Booklet-w.-Abstracts.pdf

Functional characterization of candidate effector proteins identified from the wheat scab fungus Fusarium graminearum - (Abstract Only)
Lu, S., Edwards, M.C. 2016. Functional characterization of candidate effector proteins identified from the wheat scab fungus Fusarium graminearum [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, July 30-August 3, 2016, Tampa, FL. Available: http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016_meeting_abstracts/aps2016_212.htm.

Genome-wide association mapping of barley yellow dwarf virus tolerance in spring oat (Avena sativa L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foresman, B.J., Oliver, R.E., Jackson, E.W., Chao, S., Arruda, M.P., Kolb, F.L. 2016. Genome-wide association mapping of barley yellow dwarf virus tolerance in spring oat (Avena sativa L.). PLoS ONE. 11(5):e0155376. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155376.

Genome-wide association mapping of leaf rust response in a durum wheat worldwide germplasm collection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aoun, M., Breiland, M., Turner, M.K., Loladze, A., Chao, S., Xu, S.S., Ammar, K., Anderson, J.A., Kolmer, J.A., Acevedo, M. 2016. Genome-wide association mapping of leaf rust response in a durum wheat worldwide germplasm collection. The Plant Genome. 9(3). doi:10.3835/plantgenome2016.01.000.

Genome wide association study of seedling and adult plant leaf rust resistance in elite spring wheat breeding lines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, L., Turner, M.K., Chao, S., Kolmer, J., Anderson, J.A. 2016. Genome wide association study of seedling and adult plant leaf rust resistance in elite spring wheat breeding lines. PLoS ONE. 11(2):e0148671.

Genetic relationships between race-nonspecific and race-specific interactions in the wheat-Pyrenophora tritici-repentis pathosystem Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kariyawasam, G.K., Carter, A.H., Rasmussen, J.B., Faris, J., Xu, S.S., Mergoum, M., Liu, Z. 2016. Genetic relationships between race-nonspecific and race-specific interactions in the wheat-Pyrenophora tritici-repentis pathosystem. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 129:897-908. doi: 10.1007/s00122-016-2670-x.

Genome mapping - (Book / Chapter)
Tiwari, V.K., Faris, J.D., Friebe, B., Gill, B.S. 2016. Genome mapping. In: Wrigley, C., Walker, C.E., Corke, H., editors. Encyclopedia of Grain Science. Waltham, MA: Academic Press. pp. 365-375.

Introgression of a new Ug99-resistant gene from Thinopyrum junceum into wheat - (Abstract Only)
Gill, B.K., Niu, Z., Klindworth, D.L., Chao, S., Friesen, T.L., Jin, Y., Rouse, M.N., Cai, X., Xu, S.S. 2016. Introgression of a new Ug99-resistant gene from Thinopyrum junceum into wheat [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference, January 9-13, 2016, San Diego, CA.

Genome-wide analysis of small secreted cysteine-rich proteins identifies candidate effector proteins potentially involved in Fusarium graminearum-wheat interactions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, S., Edwards, M.C. 2016. Genome-wide analysis of small secreted cysteine-rich proteins identifies candidate effector proteins potentially involved in Fusarium graminearum-wheat interactions. Phytopathology. 106:166-176.

Development of genotyping by sequencing (GBS) and array derived SNP markers for stem rust resistance gene Sr42 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, L., Kielsmeirer-Cook, J., Bajgain, P., Zhang, X., Chao, S., Rouse, M.N., Anderson, J.A. 2015. Development of genotyping by sequencing (GBS)- and array-derived SNP markers for stem rust resistance gene Sr42. Molecular Breeding. 35:207.

Toward a better understanding of the genomic region harboring Fusarium head blight resistance QTL Qfhs.ndsu-3AS in durum wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, X., Zhong, S., Chao, S., Gu, Y.Q., Kianian, S.F., Elias, E., Cai, X. 2016. Toward a better understanding of the genomic region harboring Fusarium head blight resistance QTL Qfhs.ndsu-3AS in durum wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 129:31-43.

Variation in chromosome constitution of the Xiaoyan series partial amphiploids and its relations to stripe rust and stem rust resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, Q., Luo, Q., Niu, Z., Li, H., Li, B., Xu, S.S., Li, Z. 2015. Variation in chromosome constitution of the Xiaoyan series partial amphiploids and its relationship to stripe rust and stem rust resistance. Journal of Genetics and Genomics. 42:657-660.

Identification of the VERNALIZATION 4 gene reveals the origin of spring growth habit in ancient wheats from South Asia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kippes, N., Debernardi, J.M., Vasquez-Gross, H.A., Akpinar, B.A., Budak, H., Kato, K., Chao, S., Akhunov, E., Dubcovsky, J. 2015. Identification of the VERNALIZATION 4 gene reveals the origin of spring growth habit in ancient wheats from South Asia. PNAS. 112(39):E5401-E5410. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1514883122.

Genetic mapping of major-effect seed dormancy quantitative trait loci on chromosome 2B using recombinant substitution lines in tetraploid wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, S., Elias, E., Benscher, D., Ishikawa, G., Huang, Y.-F., Saito, M., Nakamura, T., Xu, S., Faris, J., Sorrells, M. 2016. Genetic mapping of major-effect seed dormancy quantitative trait loci on chromosome 2B using recombinant substitution lines in tetraploid wheat. Crop Science. 56:59-72.

Chromosome painting by GISH and multi-color FISH - (Book / Chapter)
Xu, S.S., Liu, Z., Zhang, Q., Niu, Z., Jan, C., Cai, X. 2016. Chromosome Painting by GISH and Multicolor FISH. In: Kianian, S.F., Kianian, P.M.A., Editors. Plant Cytogenetics: Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology. New York: Springer. p. 7-21.

Development of a diagnostic co-dominant marker for stem rust resistance gene Sr47 introgressed from Aegilops speltoides into durum wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, G., Klindworth, D.L., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D., Zhong, S., Rasmussen, J.B., Xu, S.S. 2015. Development of a diagnostic co-dominant marker for stem rust resistance gene Sr47 introgressed from Aegilops speltoides into durum wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:2367-2374.

Introgression of a new stem rust resistance gene from Aegilops markgrafii into wheat - (Abstract Only)

Marker development, saturation mapping, and high-resolution mapping of the Septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene Snn3-B1 in wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, G., Zhang, Z., Friesen, T.L., Bansal, U., Cloutier, S., Wicker, T., Rasmussen, J.B., Faris, J.D. 2016. Marker development, saturation mapping, and high-resolution mapping of the Septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene Snn3-B1 in wheat. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 291:107-119.

Wheat - Aegilops introgressions - (Book / Chapter)
Zhang, P., Dundas, I.S., Mcintosh, R.A., Xu, S.S., Park, R.F., Gill, B.S., Friebe, B. 2015. Chapter 9, Wheat-Aegilops introgressions. In: Ceoloni, C., Dolezel, J., Molnar-Lang, M., editors. Alien Introgression in Wheat. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. p. 221-243.

A ToxA-like protein from Cochliobolus heterostrophus induces light-dependent leaf necrosis and acts as a virulence factor with host selectivity on maize Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, S., Turgeon, B.G., Edwards, M.C. 2015. A ToxA-like protein from Cochliobolus heterostrophus induces light-dependent leaf necrosis and acts as a virulence factor with host selectivity on maize. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 81:12-24.

Impact of the D genome and quantitative trait loci on quantitative traits in a spring durum by spring bread wheat cross Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalous, J.R., Martin, J.M., Sherman, J.D., Heo, H.-Y., Blake, N.K., Lanning, S.P., Eckhoff, J.L.A., Chao, S., Akhunov, E., Talbert, L.E. 2015. Impact of the D genome and quantitative trait loci on quantitative traits in a spring durum by spring bread wheat cross. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:1799-1811.

The wheat Snn7 gene confers susceptibility upon recognition of the Parastagonospora nodorum necrotrophic effector SnTox7 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, G., Friesen, T.L., Jyoti Saini, Xu, S.S., Rasmussen, J.B., Faris, J.D. 2015. The wheat Snn7 gene confers susceptibility on recognition of the Parastagonospora nodorum necrotrophic effector SnTox7. The Plant Genome. 8. doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2015.02.0007.

A ToxA-like protein from Cochliobolus heterostrophus induces light-dependent leaf necrosis with host selectivity on maize - (Abstract Only)
Lu, S., Edwards, M.C. 2015. A ToxA-like protein from Cochliobolus heterostrophus induces light-dependent leaf necrosis with host selectivity on maize. American Phytopathological Society. http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2015_meeting_abstracts/aps2015abP184.htm.

Identification of candidate effector proteins potentially involved in Fusarium graminearum-wheat interactions - (Abstract Only)
Lu, S., Edwards, M.C. 2015. Identification of candidate effector proteins potentially involved in Fusarium graminearum-wheat interactions. American Phytopathological Society. Available: http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2015_meeting_abstracts/aps2015abP183.htm.

Development of genetic and genomic resources for target breeding in durum wheat - (Abstract Only)
Xu, S.S., Chao, S., Faris, J.D., Friesen, T.L., Liu, Z., Jin, Y., Rouse, M.N., Elias, E.M. 2015. Development of genetic and genomic resources for target breeding in durum wheat [abstract]. From Seed to Pasta & Beyond: A Sustainable Durum Wheat Chain for Food Security and Healthy Lives, May 31-June 3, 2015, Bologna Italy.

Association analysis of stem solidness and wheat stem sawfly resistance in a panel of North American spring wheat germplasm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Varella, A.C., Weaver, D.K., Sherman, J.D., Blake, N.K., Heo, H.Y., Kalous, J.R., Chao, S., Hofland, M.L., Martin, J.M., Kephart, K.D., Talbert, L.E. 2015. Association analysis of stem solidness and wheat stem sawfly resistance in a panel of North American spring wheat germplasm. Crop Science. 55:2046-2055.

New QTL alleles for quality-related traits in spring wheat revealed by RIL population derived from supernumerary x non-supernumerary spikelet genotypes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Echeverry-Solarte, M., Kumar, A., Kianian, S., Simsek, S., Alamri, M.S., Mantovani, E.E., Mcclean, P.E., Deckard, E.L., Elias, E., Schatz, B., Xu, S.S., Mergoum, M. 2015. New QTL alleles for quality-related traits in spring wheat revealed by RIL population derived from supernumerary x non-supernumerary spikelet genotypes. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:893-912.

A genome-wide association study of resistance to stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) in a worldwide collection of hexaploid spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macaferri, M., Zhang, J., Bulli, P., Abate, Z., Chao, S., Cantu, D., Bossolini, E., Chen, X., Pumphrey, M., Dubcovsky, J. 2015. A genome-wide association study of resistance to stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) in a worldwide collection of hexaploid spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Genes, Genomes, and Genomics. 5(3):449-465.

Identification and mapping of Sr46 from Aegilops tauschii accession CIae 25 conferring resistance to race TTKSK (Ug99) of wheat stem rust pathogen Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, G., Zhang, Q., Friesen, T.L., Rouse, M.N., Jin, Y., Zhong, S., Rasmussen, J.B., Lagudah, E.S., Xu, S.S. 2015. Identification and mapping of Sr46 from Aegilops tauschii accession CIae 25 conferring resistance to race TTKSK (Ug99) of wheat stem rust pathogen. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:431-443.

Identification and mapping of quantitative trait loci for Fusarium head blight resistance in emmer and durum wheat - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, Q., Axtman, J.E., Faris, J.D., Chao, S., Zhang, Z., Friesen, T.L., Zhong, S., Cai, X., Elias, E.M., Xu, S.S. 2014. Identification and mapping of quantitative trait loci for Fusarium head blight resistance in emmer and durum wheat [abstract]. In: Canty, S., Clark, A., Turcott, N., Van Sanford, D., editors. Proceedings of the National Fusarium Head Blight Forum, East Lansing, MI/Lexington, KY: U.S. Wheat & Barley Scab Initiative, December 7-9, 2014, St. Louis, MO. p. 102.

Effects of durum wheat background on the expression of hexaploid wheat-derived Fusarium head blight resistance genes - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, X., Zhong, S., Xu, S.S., Elias, E., Cai, X. 2014. Effects of durum wheat background on the expression of hexaploid wheat-derived Fusarium head blight resistance genes [abstract]. In: Canty, S., Clark, A., Turcott, N., Van Sanford, D., editors. Proceedings of the National Fusarium Head Blight Forum, East Lansing, MI/Lexington, KY: U.S. Wheat & Barley Scab Initiative, December 7-9, 2014, St. Louis, MO. p. 104-105.

A genome-wide association study of malting quality across eight U.S. barley breeding programs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohammadi, M., Blake, T.K., Budde, A.D., Chao, S., Hayes, P.M., Horsley, R.D., Obert, D.E., Ullrich, S.E., Smith, K.P. 2015. A genome-wide association study of malting quality across eight U.S. barley breeding programs. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:705-721.

Genome-wide association mapping of susceptibility to Stagonospora nodorum blotch in emmer wheat - (Abstract Only)
Sun, Q., Chao, S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D., Xu, S.S. 2015. Genome-wide association mapping of susceptibility to Stagonospora nodorum blotch in emmer wheat. Plant & Animal Genome XXIII, January 10-14, 2015, San Diego, CA. Available: https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxiii/webprogram/Paper16321.html.

Targeted introgression of stem rust Ug99 resistance from wheatgrasses into pasta and bread wheat - (Abstract Only)
Xu, S.S., Friesen, T.L., Chao, S., Jin, Y., Rouse, M.N., Faris, J.D., Cai, X. 2015. Targeted introgression of stem rust Ug99 resistance from wheatgrasses into pasta and bread wheat [abstract]. Plant & Animal Genome XXIII, January 10-14, 2015, San Diego, CA. Available: https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxiii/webprogram/Paper14596.html.

Identification and molecular mapping of quantitative trait loci for Fusarium head blight resistance in emmer and durum wheat using a single nucleotide polymorphism-based linkage map Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Axtman, J.E., Faris, J.D., Chao, S., Zhang, Z., Friesen, T.L., Zhong, S., Cai, X., Elias, E.M., Xu, S.S. 2014. Identification and molecular mapping of quantitative trait loci for Fusarium head blight resistance in emmer and durum wheat using a single nucleotide polymorphism-based linkage map. Molecular Breeding. 34:1677-1687.

A high-density, SNP-based consensus map of tetraploid wheat as a bridge to integrate durum and bread wheat genomics and breeding Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maccaferri, M., Ricci, A., Salvi, S., Milner, S.G., Noli, E., Martelli, P.L., Casadio, R., Akhunov, E., Scalabrin, S., Vendramin, V., Ammar, K., Blanco, A., Desiderio, F., Distelfeld, A., Dubcovsky, J., Fahima, T., Faris, J.D., Korol, A., Massi, A., Mastrangelo, A.M., Morgante, M., Pozniak, C., N'Diaye, A., Xu, S., Tuberosa, R. 2015. A high-density, SNP-based consensus map of tetraploid wheat as a bridge to integrate durum and bread wheat genomics and breeding. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 13:648-663.

A consensus framework map of durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.) suitable for linkage disequilibrium analysis and genome-wide association mapping Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maccaferri, M., Cane, M.A., Sanguineti, M.C., Salvi, S., Colalongo, M.C., Massi, A., Clarke, F., Knox, R., Pozniak, C.J., Clarke, J.M., Fahima, T., Dubcovsky, J., Xu, S., Ammar, K., Karsai, I., Vida, G., Tuberosa, R. 2014. A consensus framework map of durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.) suitable for linkage disequilibrium analysis and genome-wide association mapping. BMC Genomics. 15:873.

Zn2+ blocks annealing of complementary single-stranded DNA in a sequence-selective manner Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, S. 2014. Zn2+ blocks annealing of complementary single-stranded DNA in a sequence-selective manner. Scientific Reports. 4:5464. Available: http://www.nature.com/srep/2014/140626/srep05464/full/srep05464.html.

Molecular cytogenetic characterization and stem rust resistance of five wheat-thinopyrum ponticum partial amphiploids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, Q., Lv, Z., Niu, Z., Li, B., Li, H., Xu, S.S., Han, F., Li, Z. 2014. Molecular cytogenetic characterization and stem rust resistance of five wheat-Thinopyrum ponticum partial amphiploids. Journal of Genetics and Genomics. 41:591-599.

Molecular cloning and characterization of a ToxA-like gene from the maize pathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus - (Abstract Only)
Lu, S., Edwards, M.C. 2014. Molecular cloning and characterization of a ToxA-like gene from the maize pathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus [abstract]. XVI International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, July 6-10, 2014, Rhodes, Greece. Available: http://www.mpmi2014rhodes-hellas.gr/bookOfAbstracts/Posters/P316.pdf

Characterization of Thinopyrum species for wheat stem rust resistance and ploidy level Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, Q., Klindworth, D.L., Friesen, T.L., Liu, A., Li, Z., Zhong, S., Jin, Y., Xu, S.S. 2014. Characterization of Thinopyrum species for wheat stem rust resistance and ploidy level. Crop Science. 54:2663-2672.

Rewiring the wheat reproductive system to harness heterosis for the next wave of yield improvements Reprint Icon - (Other)
Gornicki, P., Faris, J.D. 2014. Rewiring the wheat reproductive system to harness heterosis for the next wave of yield improvements. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 111:9024-9025.

A SNP genotyping array for hexaploid oat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tinker, N.A., Chao, S., Lazo, G.R., Oliver, R.E., Huang, Y.-F., Poland, J.A., Jellen, E.N., Maughan, P.J., Kilian, A., Jackson, E.W. 2014. A SNP genotyping array for hexaploid oat. The Plant Genome. 7(3). doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2014.03.0010

Association mapping of grain hardness, polyphenol oxidase, total phenolics, amylose content, and ß-glucan in US barley breeding germplasm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohammadi, M., Endelman, J.B., Nair, S., Chao, S., Jones, S.S., Muehlbauer, G.J., Ullrich, S.E., Baik, B.-K., Wise, M.L., Smith, K.P. 2014. Association mapping of grain hardness, polyphenol oxidase, total phenolics, amylose content, and ß-glucan in US barley breeding germplasm. Molecular Breeding. 34:1229-1243.

Map-based analysis of the tenacious glume gene Tg-B1 of wild emmer and its role in wheat domestication Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faris, J.D., Zhang, Z., Chao, S. 2014. Map-based analysis of the tenacious glume gene Tg-B1 of wild emmer and its role in wheat domestication. Gene. 542:198-208.

Molecular and comparative mapping of genes governing spike compactness inherited from wild emmer wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faris, J.D., Zhang, Z., Garvin, D.F., Xu, S.S. 2014. Molecular and comparative mapping of genes governing spike compactness inherited from wild emmer wheat. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 289:641-651.

Characterization of polyploid wheat genomic diversity using a high-density 90 000 single nucleotide polymorphism array Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, S., Wong, D., Forrest, K., Allen, A., Chao, S., Huang, B.E., Maccaferri, M., Salvi, S., Milner, S.G., Cattivelli, L., Mastrangelo, A.M., Whan, A., Stephen, S., Barker, G., Wieseke, R., Plieske, J., International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, Lillemo, M., Mather, D., Appels, R., Dulferos, R., Brown-Guedira, G., Korol, A., Akhunova, A.R., Feuillet, C., Salse, J., Morgante, M., Pozniak, C., Luo, M.-C., Dvorak, J., Morell, M., Dubcovsky, J., Ganal, M., Tuberosa, R., Lawley, C., Mikoulitch, I., Cavanagh, C., Edwards, K.J., Hayden, M., Akhunov, E. 2014. Characterization of polyploid wheat genomic diversity using a high-density 90 000 single nucleotide polymorphism array. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 12:787-796.

Development and characterization of wheat lines carrying stem rust resistance gene Sr43 derived from Thinopyrum ponticum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, Z., Klindworth, D.L., Yu, G., Friesen, T.L., Chao, S., Jin, Y., Cai, X., Ohm, J.-B., Rasmussen, J.B., Xu, S.S. 2014. Development and characterization of wheat lines carrying stem rust resistance gene Sr43 derived from Thinopyrum ponticum. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 127:969-980.

A dimeric PR-1-type pathogenesis-related protein interacts with ToxA and potentially mediates ToxA-induced necrosis in sensitive wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, S., Faris, J.D., Sherwood, R., Friesen, T.L., Edwards, M.C. 2014. A dimeric PR-1-type pathogenesis-related protein interacts with ToxA and potentially mediates ToxA-induced necrosis in sensitive wheat. Molecular Plant Pathology. 15(7):650-663.

New germplasm development using synthetic and other approaches to transfer stem rust resistance from tetraploids to hexaploids - (Abstract Only)
Xu, S.S., Zhang, Q.J., Klindworth, D.L., Jin, Y., Rouse, M.N., Friesen, T.L., Cai, X., Faris, J.D. 2014. New germplasm development using synthetic and other approaches to transfer stem rust resistance from tetraploids to hexaploids [abstract]. Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Technical Workshop, March 22-25, 2014, Ciudad Obregon, Mexico.

Association mapping of resistance to leaf rust in emmer wheat using high throughput SNP markers - (Abstract Only)
Sun, Q., Elias, E., Chao, S., Xu, S.S., Acevedo, M. 2014. Association mapping of resistance to leaf rust in emmer wheat using high throughput SNP markers [abstract]. Borlaug Summit on Wheat for Food Security, March 25-28, 2014, Ciudad Obregon, Mexico. p. 116.

Interactions of genotype and glutenin subunit composition on breadmaking quality of durum 1AS•1AL-1DL translocation lines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klindworth, D.L., Hareland, G.A., Elias, E.M., Ohm, J.-B., Puhr, D.P., Xu, S.S. 2014. Interactions of genotype and glutenin subunit composition on breadmaking quality of durum 1AS•1AL-1DL translocation lines. Cereal Chemistry. 91(3):211-217.

Chromosome engineering for alien gene introgression in wheat: Progress and prospective - (Abstract Only)
Xu, S.S., Niu, Z., Klindworth, D.L., Zhang, Q.J., Chao, S., Friesen, T.L., Jin, Y., Rouse, M.N., Faris, J.D., Cai, X. 2013. Chromosome engineering for alien gene introgression in wheat: Progress and prospective. Triticeae Cytogenetics: Past, Present and Future, September 15-16, 2013, Kyoto, Japan. p. 24-25.

Synthetic hexaploids derived from under-exploited tetraploids as a new resource for disease resistance in wheat - (Abstract Only)
Xu, S.S., Zhang, Q.J., Jin, Y., Rouse, M.N., Liu, Z.H., Friesen, T.L., Pumphrey, M.O., Cai, X., Faris, J.D. 2013. Synthetic hexaploids derived from under-exploited tetraploids as a new resource for disease resistance in wheat. 12th International Wheat Genetics Symposium, September 8-14, 2013, Yokohama, Japan. p. 107.

A new genetic linkage map of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) facilitates genetic dissection of height and spike length and angle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Islamovic, E., Obert, D.E., Oliver, R., Marshall, J.M., Miclaus, K.J., Hang, A., Chao, S., Lazo, G.R., Harrison, S.A., Ibrahim, A., Jellen, E.N., Maughan, P.J., Brown, R.H., Jackson, E.W. 2013. A new genetic linkage map of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) facilitates genetic dissection of height and spike length and angle. Field Crops Research. 154:91-99.

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