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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Identification and Validation of Insect and Disease Resistance Mechanisms to Reduce Mycotoxin Production in Midwest Corn

Location: Crop Bioprotection Research

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

Three sorghum serpin recombinant proteins inhibit midgut trypsin activity and growth of corn earworm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, E.T., Skory, C.D., Naumann, T.A., Jairajpuri, M.A., Dowd, P.F. 2016. Three sorghum serpin recombinant proteins inhibit midgut trypsin activity and growth of corn earworm. Agri Gene. 2(2016):11-16. doi:10.1016/j.aggene.2016.09.005.

A quantitative method for determining relative colonization rates of maize callus by Fusarium graminearum for resistance gene evaluations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, E.T., Dowd, P.F. 2016. A quantitative method for determining relative colonization rates of maize callus by Fusarium graminearum for resistance gene evaluations. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 130(2016):73-75.

Sorghum studies by USDA Peoria Ag Lab in 2015 - (Abstract Only)
Dowd, P.F., Sattler, S.E. 2016. Sorghum studies by USDA Peoria Ag Lab in 2015. Central Illinois Irrigated Growers Association, Irrigation Clinic. p. 1.

Effects of overexpressing individual lignin biosynthetic enzymes on feeding and growth of corn earworms and fall armyworms - (Abstract Only)

Field damage of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) with reduced lignin levels by naturally occurring insect pests and pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dowd, P.F., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sattler, S.E. 2016. Field damage of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) with reduced lignin levels by naturally occurring insect pests and pathogens. Journal of Pest Science. doi: 10.1007/s10340-015-0728-1.

Vast potential for using the piggyBac transposon to engineer transgenic plants - (Other)
Johnson, E.T., Owens, J.B., Moisyadi, S. 2016. Vast potential for using the piggyBac transposon to engineer transgenic plants. Bioengineered Bugs. 7:3-6.

Maize peroxidase Px5 has a highly conserved sequence in inbreds resistant to mycotoxin producing fungi which enhances fungal and insect resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dowd, P.F., Johnson, E.T. 2015. Maize peroxidase Px5 has a highly conserved sequence in inbreds resistant to mycotoxin producing fungi which enhances fungal and insect resistance. Journal of Plant Research. 129(1):13-20. doi: 10.1007/s10265-015-0770-3.

Transgenic tobacco expressing a modified spider peptide inhibits the growth of plant pathogens and insect larvae - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, E.T., Dowd, P.F., Hughes, S.R. 2015. Transgenic tobacco expressing a modified spider peptide inhibits the growth of plant pathogens and insect larvae. Meeting Abstract. p. 29.

Reduction of lignin levels in mutant sorghum lines developed for saccharification leads to increased production of insecticidal compounds in stalk pith - (Abstract Only)
Dowd, P.F., Berhow, M.A., Sattler, S.E. 2015. Reduction of lignin levels in mutant sorghum lines developed for saccharification leads to increased production of insecticidal compounds in stalk pith. National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. AGRO 75. Meeting Abstract.

Effects of phenylalanine ammonia lyase (PAL) knockdown on cell wall composition, biomass digestibility, and biotic and abiotic stress responses in Brachypodium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cass, C.L., Peraldi, A., Dowd, P.F., Mottiar, Y., Santoro, N., Karlen, S.D., Bukhman, Y.V., Thrower, N., Bruno, L.C., Moskvin, O.V., Johnson, E.T., Willhoit, M.E., Ralph, J., Mansfield, S.D., Nicholson, P., Sedbrook, J.C., Foster, C.E., Phutane, M. 2015. Effects of phenylalanine ammonia lyase (PAL) knockdown on cell wall composition, biomass digestibility, and biotic and abiotic stress responses in Brachypodium. Journal of Experimental Botany. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erv269.

Sorghum studies by the USDA "Ag Lab" in 2014 - (Abstract Only)
Dowd, P.F. 2015. Sorghum studies by the USDA "Ag Lab" in 2014. Proceedings of the Central Illinois Irrigated Growers Association, Irrigation Clinic. Meeting Abstract.

Environmental effects on resistance gene expression in milk stage popcorn kernels and associations with mycotoxin production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dowd, P.F., Johnson, E.T. 2014. Environmental effects on resistance gene expression in milk stage popcorn kernels and associations with mycotoxin production. Mycotoxin Research. 31(2):63-82. DOI: 10.1007/S12550-014-0215-1.

Bioactive natural products from fungicolous Hawaiian isolates: Secondary metabolites from a Phialemoniopsis sp. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kaur, A., Rogers, K.D., Swenson, D.E., Dowd, P.F., Wicklow, D.T., Gloer, J. 2014. Bioactive natural products from fungicolous Hawaiian isolates: secondary metabolites from a Phialemoniopsis sp. Mycology. 5(3):120-129.

A non-autonomous insect piggyBac trasposable element is mobile in tobacco Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, E.T., Dowd, P.F. 2014. A non-autonomous insect piggyBac transposable element is mobile in tobacco. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 289(5):895-902.

Expression of a wolf spider toxin in tobacco inhibits the growth of microbes and insects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, E.T., Dowd, P.F., Hughes, S.R. 2014. Expression of a wolf spider toxin in tobacco inhibits the growth of microbes and insects. Biotechnology Letters. 36(8):1735-1742.

Antimicrobial and antiinsectan phenolic metabolites of dalea searlsiae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Belofsky, G., Aronica, M., Foss, E., Diamond, J., Santana, F., Darley, J., Dowd, P.F., Coleman, C., Ferreira, D. 2014. Antimicrobial and antiinsectan phenolic metabolites of Dalea searlsiae. Journal of Natural Products. 77(5):1140-1149.

Effect of fermentation media on the production, efficacy and storage stability of Metarhizium brunneum microsclerotia formulated as a prototype granule Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Jackson, M.A. 2014. Effect of fermentation media on the production, efficacy and storage stability of Metarhizium brunneum microsclerotia formulated as a prototype granule. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(2):582-590.

Popcorn and sorghum studies by the USDA "Ag Lab" in 2013 - (Abstract Only)
Dowd, P.F., Johnson, E.T., Sattler, S.E. 2014. Popcorn and sorghum studies by the USDA "Ag Lab" in 2013 [abstract]. Central Illinois Irrigated Growers Association.

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