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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Enhancing Plant Resistance to Water-Deficit and Thermal Stresses in Economically Important Crops

Location: Plant Stress and Germplasm Development Research

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

Genetic diversity in the environmental conditioning of gossypium hirsutum and gossiypium barbadense cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Co-overexpression of OsSIZ1 and AVP1 in cotton substantially improves cotton growth and development under multiple-stress conditions - (Abstract Only)
Esmeili, N., Smith, J., Burke, J.J., Payton, P.R., Zhang, H. 2017. Co-overexpression of OsSIZ1 and AVP1 in cotton substantially improves cotton growth and development under multiple-stress conditions. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 4-6, 2017, Dallas, TX. p. 29.

Elevated CO2, warmer temperatures and soil water deficit affect plant growth, physiology and water use of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Abstract Only)

Subtle temperature differences may well determine who wins: a story of three submerged aquatic plant species - (Abstract Only)

SNP marker discovery in Pima cotton (Gossypium barbadense L.) leaf transcriptomes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kottapalli, P., Ulloa, M., Kottapalli, K.R., Payton, P.R., Burke, J.J. 2016. SNP marker discovery in Pima cotton (Gossypium barbadense L.) leaf transcriptomes. Genomics Insights. 2016:9 51-60.

Irrigation analysis based on long-term weather data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahan, J.R., Lascano, R.J. 2016. Irrigation analysis based on long-term weather data. Agriculture. 6(3):42.

The arabidopsis polyamine transporter LHRI/AtPUT3 modulates heat responsive gene expression by regulating mRNA stability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Comparative hi-density intraspecific linkage mapping using three elite populations from common parents - (Proceedings)

Analysis of physiological and morphological traits associated with thermal stress acclimation in cotton - (Abstract Only)
Gregory, P.M., Mahan, J.R., Dever, J., Payton, P.R. 2016. Analysis of physiological and morphological traits associated with thermal stress acclimation in cotton [abstract]. Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists, April 2-4, 2016, Denton, TX. P. 11.

Canopy temperature and maturity in cotton - (Abstract Only)
Mahan, J.R., Payton, P.R. 2016. Canopy temperature and maturity in cotton [abstract]. Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists, April 2-4, 2016, Denton, Texas. 1(71):11.

Development and methods for an open-sourced data visualization tool - (Abstract Only)
Mahan, J.R., Payton, P.R. 2016. Development and methods for an open-sourced data visualization tool [abstract]. Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists, April 2-4,2016, Denton, Texas. 1(64):11.

Sorghum recombinant inbred lines segregating for stay-green QTL's and leaf dhurrin content show differential reaction to stalk rot diseases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adeyanju, A., Yu, J., Little, C., Rooney, W., Klein, P., Burke, J.J., Tesso, T. 2016. Sorghum recombinant inbred lines segregating for stay-green QTL's and leaf dhurrin content show differential reaction to stalk rot diseases. Crop Science. doi:10.2135/cropsci2015.10.0628..

Effects of chilling temperatures on photosynthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Highly efficient de novo mutant identification in a sorghum bicolor tilling population using the ComSeq approach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nida, H., Blum, S., Esposito, D., Srivastava, D., Elbaum, R., Xin, Z., Erlich, Y., Fridman, E., Shental, N. 2016. Highly efficient de novo mutant identification in a sorghum bicolor tilling population using the ComSeq approach. Plant Journal. 86:349-359.

Analysis of root-knot nematode and fusarium wilt disease resistance in cotton (Gossypium spp.) using chromosome substitution lines from two alien species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ulloa, M., Wang, C., Saha, S., Hutmacher, R.B., Stelly, D.M., Jenkins, J.N., Roberts, P. 2016. Analysis of root-knot nematode and fusarium wilt disease resistance in cotton (Gossypium spp.) using chromosome substitution lines from two alien species. Genetica. 144(2):167-179.

Recurrent selection performance for FOV race 4 resistance in selected cotton germplasm and progeny - (Proceedings)
Friqulti, T., Clark, N., Ulloa, M., Hutmacher, R.B., Wright, S.D., Keeley, M., Burke, J.J., Roberts, P. 2016. Recurrent selection performance for FOV race 4 resistance in selected cotton germplasm and progeny. Meeting Proceedings. p. 160-162.

The use of disease severity variables in predicting efficacy of FOV4 resistance selection - (Proceedings)
Clark, N.E., Friqulti, T., Hutmacher, R.B., Wright, S.D., Keeley, M., Ulloa, M. 2016. The use of disease severity variables in predicting efficacy of FOV4 resistance selection. Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 5-6, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 458-463.

Water use, yield, and fiber quality differences of diverse cotton (gossypium spp.) genotypes - (Abstract Only)
Witt, T., Ulloa, M., Auld, D., Schwartz, R.C., Ritchie, G., Pelletier, M.G., Burke, J.J. 2016. Water use, yield, and fiber quality differences of diverse cotton (gossypium spp.) genotypes [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. P16936.

Genetic Diversity of Natural Crossing in Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burke, J.J. 2016. Genetic Diversity of Natural Crossing in Cotton. Crop Science. 56:1059-1066.

Registration of five pima cotton germplasm lines (SJ-FR05 - FR09) with improved resistance to fusarium wilt race 4 and good lint yield and fiber quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ulloa, M., Hutmacher, R.B., Percy, R.G., Wright, S.D., Burke, J.J. 2016. Registration of five pima cotton germplasm lines (SJ-FR05 - FR09) with improved resistance to fusarium wilt race 4 and good lint yield and fiber quality. Journal of Plant Registrations. 10:154-158.

Integrated and translational genomics for analysis of complex traits in crops - (Proceedings)
Chopra, R., Burow, M., Chagoya, J., Simpson, C., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2016. Integrated and translational genomics for analysis of complex traits in crops. In: Proceedings of the International Plant & Animal Genome Conference. January 8-13, 2016, San Diego, California. Paper No. 21251.

Breeding implications of boll distribution responses to water stress deficits in Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Abstract Only)
Witt, T.W., Ulloa, M., Auld, D.L., Ritchie, G.L., Burke, J.J. 2016. Breeding implications of boll distribution responses to water stress deficits in Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). ASA, CSSA, & SSSA International Annual Meeting. Paper No. 94913.

Sequence composition of BAC clones and SSR markers mapped to Upland cotton chromosomes 11 and 21 targeting resistance to soil-borne pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, C., Ulloa, M., Shi, X., Yuan, X., Saski, C., Yu, J., Roberts, P. 2015. Sequence composition of BAC clones and SSR markers mapped to Upland cotton chromosomes 11 and 21 targeting resistance to soil-borne pathogens. Frontiers in Plant Science. 6:791.

Dissecting the role of metabolites in drought tolerance in maize under hot and dry environments - (Abstract Only)

DNA sequences of Pima (Gossypium barbadense L.) cotton leaf for examining transcriptome diversity and SNP biomarker discovery - (Other)
Ulloa, M., Kottapalli, P., Kottapalli, K., Payton, P.R., Burke, J.J. 2016. DNA sequences of Pima (Gossypium barbadense L.) cotton leaf for examining transcriptome diversity and SNP biomarker discovery. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Genebank. SRA accession:SRP063349 and PRJNA 290525.

Characterization of genetic diversity of high temperature tolerance in sorghum - (Abstract Only)
Chen, J., Hayes, C.M., Chopra, R., Burow, G.B., Marla, S., Morris, G., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2015. Characterization of genetic diversity of high temperature tolerance in sorghum [abstract]. Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, September 1-3, 2015, Manhattan, Kansas. p. 1.

Release of Pima SJ-FR05, Pima SJ-FR06, Pima SJ-FR07, Pima SJ-FR08, and Pima SJ-FR09 Pima cotton with improved FOV4 resistance, and good lint yield and fiber quality - (Germplasm Registration)
Ulloa, M., Hutmacher, R., Percy, R.G., Wright, S., Burke, J.J. 2015. Release of Pima SJ-FR05, Pima SJ-FR06, Pima SJ-FR07, Pima SJ-FR08, and Pima SJ-FR09 Pima cotton with improved FOV4 resistance, and good lint yield and fiber quality. Germplasm Release. p. 2.

Characterization of small RNAs and their targets of Fusarium oxysporum infected and non-infected cotton seedlings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapulatov, U.M., Buriev, Z.T., Ulloa, M., Saha, S., Devor, E.J., Ayubov, M.S., Norov, T.M., Shermatov, S.E., Abdukarimov, A., Jenkins, J.N., Abdurakhmonov, I.Y. 2016. Characterization of small RNAs and their targets of Fusarium oxysporum infected and non-infected cotton seedlings. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 34:698-707.

Developing fiber specific promoter-reporter transgenic lines to study the effect of abiotic stresses on fiber development in cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Burke, J.J. 2015. Developing fiber specific promoter-reporter transgenic lines to study the effect of abiotic stresses on fiber development in cotton. PLoS One. 10(6):1-17.

Identification and confirmation of root-knot nematode and Fusarium wilt disease resistance traits in cotton substitution lines - (Abstract Only)
Wang, C., Ulloa, M., Saha, S., Stelly, D.M., Jenkins, J.N., Roberts, P. 2015. Identification and confirmation of root-knot nematode and Fusarium wilt disease resistance traits in cotton substitution lines [abstract]. The American Phytopathological Society (APS) Annual Meeting, August 1-5, 2015, Pasadena, California. P83-0.

Analyses of Fusarium wilt race 3 resistance in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abdullaev, A.A., Salakhutdinov, I.B., Egamberdiev, S.S., Kuryazov, Z., Glukhova, L.G., Adilova, A.T., Rizaeva, S.M., Ulloa, M., Abdurakhmonov, I.Y. 2015. Analyses of Fusarium wilt race 3 resistance in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Genetica. 143(3):385-392.

Enhancement of reproductive heat tolerance in plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burke, J.J., Chen, J. 2015. Enhancement of reproductive heat tolerance in plants. PLoS One. 10(4):1-23.

Active management of plant canopy temperature as a tool for modifying plant metabolic activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahan, J.R., Burke, J.J. 2015. Active management of plant canopy temperature as a tool for modifying plant metabolic activity. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 6:249-259.

Cotton and its interaction with cotton morphology - (Book / Chapter)
Conaty, W., Brodrick, R., Mahan, J.R., Payton, P.R. 2015. Cotton and its interaction with cotton morphology. In: Fang, D., Percy, R., editors. 2nd edition. Madison, WI: ASA, CSSA, and SSSA. p. 401-418.

Influence of irrigation timing on lint yield of four commercial cotton varieties - (Abstract Only)
Burke, J.J., Ulloa, M., Gitz, D.C. 2015. Influence of irrigation timing on lint yield of four commercial cotton varieties [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 936.

Boll distribution and plant architecture of 14 commercial cultivars under five different irrigation regimes - (Abstract Only)
Witt, T., Ritchie, G.L., Auld, D.L., Mishra, D., Ulloa, M., Zoz, T., Burke, J.J. 2015. Boll distribution and plant architecture of 14 commercial cultivars under five different irrigation regimes [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 5-7, 2016, Memphis, TN. Paper No. 16190.

Impact of experimental gins on fiber quality parameters - (Abstract Only)
Mishra, D., Hendon, B., Witt, T.W., Imel, R.K., Ulloa, M., Burke, J.J., Auld, D.L. 2015. Impact of experimental gins on fiber quality parameters [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 5-7, 2016, Memphis, TN. Paper No. 16191.

Nutrient uptake by cotton in relation to irrigation frequence - (Abstract Only)
Lewis, K., Burke, J.J., Witt, T., Ritchie, G. 2015. Nutrient uptake by cotton in relation to irrigation frequence [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 5-7, 2015, San Antonio, Texas. p. 1.

Improving water use efficiency and heat tolerance by expressing rice gene OsSIZ1 in transgenic cotton - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, H., Mishra, N., Sun, L., Luo, H., Burke, J.J., Payton, P.R. 2015. Improving water use efficiency and heat tolerance by expressing rice gene OsSIZ1 in transgenic cotton [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 5-7, 2015, San Antonio, Texas. p. 1.

Heterologous expression of rice SUMO E3 ligase (OsSIZ1) enhances drought and heat tolerance in transgenic cotton - (Abstract Only)
Mishra, N., Sun, L., Zhu, X., Luo, H., Burke, J.J., Payton, P.R., Zhang, H. 2015. Heterologous expression of rice SUMO E3 ligase (OsSIZ1) enhances drought and heat tolerance in transgenic cotton [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 5-7, 2015, San Antonio, Texas. p. 1.

DNA sequences and composition from 12 BAC clones-derived MUSB SSR markers mapped to cotton (Gossypium Hirsutum L. x G. Barbadense L.)chromosomes 11 and 21 - (Other)
Ulloa, M., Roberts, P.A. 2015. DNA sequences and composition from 12 BAC clones-derived MUSB SSR markers mapped to cotton (Gossypium Hirsutum L. x G. Barbadense L.)chromosomes 11 and 21. Genbank. GeneBank accessions: KM396694-KM396705.

Physiology and transcriptomics of water-deficit stress responses in wheat cultivars TAM 111 and TAM 112 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reddy, S., Liu, S., Xue, Q., Payton, P.R., Finlayson, S., Mahan, J.R., Akhunova, A., Holalu, S., Lu, N. 2014. Physiology and transcriptomics of water-deficit stress responses in wheat cultivars TAM 111 and TAM 112. Journal of Plant Physiology. 171(14) 1289-1298.

Transgressive segregation of root-knot nematode resistance in cotton determined by QTL analysis - (Abstract Only)
Wang, C., Ulloa, M., Roberts, P.A. 2014. Transgressive segregation of root-knot nematode resistance in cotton determined by QTL analysis. [abstract]. In: Proceedings of 6th International Congress of Nematology, May 9, 2014, Cape Town, South Africa. 04092014:3.

Cooler canopy contributes to higher yield and drought tolerance in new wheat cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Detection of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum race 3 by single-base extension method and allele-specific polymerase chain reaction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Emgamberdiev, S.S., Salakhudinov, I.B., Abdullaev, A., Ulloa, M., Saha, S., Radjapov, F., Mullaohunov, B., Mansurov, D., Jenkins, J.N., Abdurakhmonov, I.Y. 2014. Detection of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum race 3 by single-base extension method and allele-specific polymerase chain reaction. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 36(2):216-223.

The diploid D genome cottons (Gossypium spp.) of the new world - (Book / Chapter)
Ulloa, M. 2014. The diploid D genome cottons (Gossypium spp.) of the new world. In: Abdurakhmonov, I.Y., editor. World Cotton Germplasm Resources. Volume 8. Rijeka, Croatia:Intech. p. 201-229.

The relationship between cotton canopy temperature and yield, fiber quality and water-use efficiency. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Grower Recommendations: Fusarium Race 4 - (Abstract Only)
Hutmacher, R.B., Ulloa, M., Wright, S.D., Munk, D.S., Davis, R.M., Keeley, M.P., Banuelos, G. 2014. Grower Recommendations: Fusarium Race 4 [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 6-8, 2014, New Orleans, Lousiana. 15378.

Fusarium Race 4 host plant resistance: upland and pima screening - (Abstract Only)
Hutmacher, R.B., Pool, G., Wright, S.D., Ulloa, M., Davis, R.M., Keeley, M.P., Banuelos, G. 2014. Fusarium Race 4 host plant resistance: upland and pima screening [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference January 6-8, 2014, New Orleans, Lousiana. p. 600.

A major locus for fusarium wilt race 4 resistance identified in Gossypium Hirsutum Acala NemX using an interspecific progeny with g barbadense - (Abstract Only)
Wang, C., Ulloa, M., Roberts, P.A. 2014. A major locus for fusarium wilt race 4 resistance identified in Gossypium Hirsutum Acala NemX using an interspecific progeny with G barbadense [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 6-8, 2014, New Orleans, Lousiana. No. 15614.

Identification of commercial cultivars for the Texas high plains with drought tolerance or improved response to water deficits - (Abstract Only)
Witt, T., Ulloa, M., Burke, J.J., Ritchie, G.L., Davis, L., Auld, D.L. 2014. Identification of commercial cultivars for the Texas high plains with drought tolerance or improved response to water deficits [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference January 6-8, 2014, New Orleans, Lousiana. p. 599.

Identification of elite upland germplasm with tolerance to reduced irrigation rates from the RBTN - (Abstract Only)
Hendon, B.R., Ulloa, M., Burke, J.J., Ritchie, G.L., Imel, R.K., Auld, D.L. 2014. Identification of elite upland germplasm with tolerance to reduced irrigation rates from the RBTN [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 6-8, 2014, New Orleans, Lousiana. p. 600

Vapor pressure deficit effects on cotton canopy temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Yield determination and water use efficiency of wheat under water-limited conditions in the U.S. Southern High Plains. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, Q, Rudd, J.C., Liu, S., Jessup, K.E., Devkota, R.N., Mahan, J.R. 2013. Yield determination and water use efficiency of wheat under water-limited conditions in the U.S. Southern High Plains. Crop Science. 54(1) 34-47.

Water-deficit inducible expression of a cytokinin biosynthetic gene IPT improves drought tolerance in cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuppu, S., Mishra, N., Hu, R., Sun, L., Zhu, X., Shen, G., Blumwald, E., Payton, P.R., Zhang, H. 2013. Water-deficit inducible expression of a cytokinin biosynthetic gene IPT improves drought tolerance in cotton. PLoS One. 8(5):e64190.

Expression of an Arabidopsis sodium/proton antiporter gene (AtNHX1)in peanut to improve salt tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banjara, M., Zhu, L., Shen, G., Payton, P.R., Zhang, H. 2012. Expression of an Arabidopsis sodium/proton antiporter gene (AtNHX1)in peanut to improve salt tolerance. Plant Biotechnology Reports. 6(1):59-67.

Maintenance of C sinks sustains enhanced C assimilation during long-term exposure to elevated [CO2] in Mojave Desert shrubs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aranjuelo, I., Ebbets, A.L., Evans, R., Tissue, D.T., Nogues, S., Van Gestel, N., Payton, P.R., Ebbert, V., Adams III, W.W., Nowak, R.S., Smith, S.D. 2011. Maintenance of C sinks sustains enhanced C assimilation during long-term exposure to elevated [CO2] in Mojave Desert shrubs. Oecologia. 167:339-354.

A first insight into population structure and linkage disequilibrium in the US peanut minicore collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Belamkar, V., Gomez Selvaraj, M., Ayers, J.L., Payton, P.R., Puppala, N., Burow, M.D. 2011. A first insight into population structure and linkage disequilibrium in the US peanut minicore collection. Genetica. 139(4):411-429. doi:10.1007/s10709-011-9556-2.

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