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Research Project: Molecular Technology for Developing Durable Pest and Pathogen Resistance in Sugar Beet

Location: Molecular Plant Pathology Laboratory

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

Sugar beet polygalacturonase-inhibiting proteins with 11 LRRs confer Rhizoctonia, Fusarium and Botrytis resistance in Nicotiana plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Smigocki, A.C. 2018. Sugar beet polygalacturonase-inhibiting proteins with 11 LRRs confer Rhizoctonia, Fusarium and Botrytis resistance in Nicotiana plants. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 102:200-208. http://doi.org.10.1016/j.pmpp.2018.03.001.

Sugar beet proteinase inhibitor (BvSTI) gene promoter is regulated by insects and wounding in transgenic Nicotiana benthamiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smigocki, A.C., Mongeon, J., Savic, J. 2017. Sugar beet proteinase inhibitor (BvSTI) gene promoter is regulated by insects and wounding in transgenic Nicotiana. Journal of Sugar Beet Research. 55:1-28.

Development and characterization of the first infectious clone of alfalfa latent virus, a strain of Pea streak virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nemchinov, L.G. 2017. Development and characterization of the first infectious clone of alfalfa latent virus, a strain of Pea streak virus. European Journal of Plant Pathology. doi:10.1007/s10658-017-1237-2.

Sugar beet cell wall protein confers fungal and pest resistance in genetically engineered plants - (Research Technical Update)
Smigocki, A.C., Mongeon, J., Li, H. 2017. Sugar beet cell wall protein confers fungal and pest resistance in genetically engineered plants. Annual Beet Sugar Development Foundation Research Report. https://www.bsdf-assbt.org/bsdf-home/.

Extraordinary adaptive plasticity of Colorado potato beetle: “Ten-striped spearman” in the era of biotechnological warfare - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cingel, A., Savic, J., Lazarevic, J., Cosic, T., Raspor, M., Smigocki, A.C., Ninkovic, S. 2016. Extraordinary adaptive plasticity of Colorado potato beetle: “Ten-striped spearman” in the era of biotechnological warfare. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 17:1538-1554.

Transcriptome analysis of sugar beet root maggot (Tetanops myopaeformis) genes modulated by the Beta vulgaris host - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smigocki, A.C., Li, H. 2016. Transcriptome analysis of sugar beet root maggot (Tetanops myopaeformis) genes modulated by the Beta vulgaris host. Insect Molecular Biology. doi:10.1111/1744-7917.12409.

Wound induced Beta vulgaris polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein genes encode a longer leucine-rich repeat domain and inhibit fungal polygalacturonases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Smigocki, A.C. 2016. Wound induced Beta vulgaris polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein genes encode a longer leucine-rich repeat domain and inhibit fungal polygalacturonases. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. doi:10.1016/j.pmpp.2016.06.004.

Co-expression of cystatin inhibitors OCI and OCII in transgenic potato plants alters Colorado potato beetle development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cingel, A., Savic, J., Lazarevic, J., Raspor, M., Cosic, T., Smigocki, A.C., Ninkovic, S. 2016. Co-expression of cystatin inhibitors OCI and OCII in transgenic potato plants alters Colorado potato beetle development. Insect Science. doi: 10.1111/1744-7917.12364.

Regulatory elements and structural features of Beta vulgaris polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein gene for fungal and pest control - (Research Technical Update)
Smigocki, A.C., Mongeon, J., Braza, R., Li, H. 2016. Regulatory elements and structural features of Beta vulgaris polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein gene for fungal and pest control. Annual Beet Sugar Development Foundation Research Report. http://www.bsdf-assbt.org/assbt/assbt.htm.

Characterization of a Beta vulgaris PGIP defense gene promoter in transgenic plants - (Research Technical Update)
Smigocki, A.C., Li, H., Padmanaban, S., Mongeon, J.E. 2015. Characterization of a Beta vulgaris PGIP defense gene promoter in transgenic plants. Annual Beet Sugar Development Foundation Research Report. http://www.bsdf-assbt.org/assbt/assbt.htm.

Characterization of a Beta Vulgaris polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein: a defense response gene - (Review Article)
Li, H., Padmanaban, S., Smigocki, A.C. 2015. Characterization of a Beta Vulgaris polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein: A defense response gene . American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists. http://www.bsdf-assbt.org/assbt/Biennial%20Stuff/assbtbienmtg.htm.

Impaired growth and development of Colorado potato beetle larvae on potato plants overexpressing the oryzacystatin II gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cingel, A., Savic, J., Vinterhalter, B., Vinterhalter, D., Kostic, M., Smigocki, A.C., Ninkovic, S. 2015. Impaired growth and development of Colorado potato beetle larvae on potato plants overexpressing the oryzacystatin II gene. Transgenic Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11248-015-9873-9.

Gentiana dinarica Beck hairy root cultures and evaluation of factors affecting growth and xanthone production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vinterhalter, B., Dijana, K.C., Teodora, J., Dejan, P., Ninkovic, S., Smigocki, A.C., Vinterhalter, D. 2015. Gentiana dinarica Beck hairy root cultures and evaluation of factors affecting growth and xanthone production. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. DOI: 10.1007/s11240-015-0737-z.

Phenotypic performance of transgenic potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) plants with pyramided rice cystatin genes (OCI and OCII) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cingel, A., Savic, J., Cosic, T., Raspor, M., Ghalawenji, N., Smigocki, A.C., Ninkovic, S. 2014. Phenotypic performance of transgenic potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) plants with pyramided rice cystatin genes (OCI and OCII). Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade. DOI: 10.2298/ABS141201058C.

Hormonal and metabolic regulation of tomato fruit sink activity and yield under salinity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Albacete, A., Cantero-Navarro, E., Balibrea, M.E., Martinez-Andujar, C., Smigocki, A.C., Roitsch, T., Perez-Alfocea, F. 2014. Hormonal and metabolic regulation of tomato fruit sink activity and yield under salinity. Journal of Experimental Botany. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/eru347.

Root expression from a Beta vulgaris promoter in transgenic Arabidopsis plants - (Research Technical Update)
Smigocki, A.C., Padmanaban, S., Li, H., Tech, K. 2014. Root expression from a Beta vulgaris promoter in transgenic Arabidopsis plants. Annual Beet Sugar Development Foundation Executive Report. www.bsdf-assbt.org/assbt/assbt.htm.