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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Enhancing Fiber and Seed Quality Traits Through Conventional and Molecular Approaches, and Conducting the National Cotton Variety Testing Program to Improve Cotton Competitive Ability

Location: Crop Genetics Research

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

Amplicon based RNA interference targeting V2 gene of cotton leaf curl Kokhran virus-Burewala strain can provide resistance in transgenic cotton plants - (Peer reviewed journal)

Comparative genetic analysis of lint yield and fiber quality among single, three-way, and double crosses in upland cotton - (Peer reviewed journal)

Evaluating protective terpenoid aldehyde compounds in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) roots - (Peer reviewed journal)
Scheffler, J.A. 2016. Evaluating protective terpenoid aldehyde compounds in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) roots. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 7:1086-1097.

RNA interference based approach to down regulate Osmoregulators of whitefly Bemisia tabaci: potential technology for the control of whitefly Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Raza, A., Malik, H., Shafiq, M., Amin, I., Scheffler, J.A., Scheffler, B.E., Mansoor, S. 2016. RNA interference based approach to down regulate Osmoregulators of whitefly Bemisia tabaci: potential technology for the control of whitefly. PLoS One. 11:e0153883.

Relationships of lint yield and fiber quality with ginning rate and net ginning energy in upland cotton - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bechere, E., Zeng, L., Hardin Iv, R.G. 2016. Relationships of lint yield and fiber quality with ginning rate and net ginning energy in upland cotton. Journal of Cotton Science. 20:31-39.

Registration of cotton germplasm line md 10-5 Reprint Icon - (Germplasm registration)
Zeng, L., Manning, R.O. 2016. Registration of cotton germplasm line md 10-5. Journal of Plant Registrations. 10:47-50. doi: 10.3198/jpr2015.08.0047crg.

Combining ability of ginning rate and net ginning energy requirement in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bechere, E., Zeng, L., Hardin Iv, R.G. 2016. Combining ability of ginning rate and net ginning energy requirement in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Crop Science. 56:499-504.

Genotypic and environmental effects on cottonseed oil, nitrogen, and gossypol contents in eighteen years Regional High Quality tests - (Peer reviewed journal)
Zeng, L., Campbell, B.T., Bechere, E., Dever, J.K., Zhang, J., Jones, A., Raper, T.B., Hague, S., Smith, W., Myers, G.O., Bourland, F. 2015. Genotypic and environmental effects on cottonseed oil, nitrogen, and gossypol contents in eighteen years Regional High Quality tests. Euphytica. 206:815-824.

Cotton half seed selection strategy for gossypol and its plus isomer - (Peer reviewed journal)
Scheffler, J.A., Dowd, M.K., Romano, G.B., Pelitire, S.M. 2015. Cotton half seed selection strategy for gossypol and its plus isomer. Journal of Cotton Science. 19:279-289.

Quantitative genetics and utilization of mutants - (Book / chapter)
Percy, R.G., Hendon, B., Bechere, E., Auld, D. 2015. Quantitative genetics and utilization of mutants. Book Chapter. doi:10.2134/agronomogr57.2013.0042.

Molecular breeding - (Book / chapter)
Fang, D.D. 2015. Molecular breeding. Cotton. 255-288.

Ginning efficiency - research progress - (Abstract only)
Bechere, E., Boykin Jr, J.C., Hardin Iv, R.G., Fang, D.D., Islam, M.S. 2015. Ginning efficiency - research progress. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. January 2-5, 2015.

A comparative meta-analysis of QTL between intraspecific Gossypium hirsutum interspecific populations and Gossypium hirsutum x Gossypium barbadense populations - (Peer reviewed journal)
Said, J.I., Song, M., Fang, D.D., Zhang, J. 2014. A comparative meta-analysis of QTL between intraspecific Gossypium hirsutum interspecific populations and Gossypium hirsutum x Gossypium barbadense populations. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. DOI 10.1007/s00438-014-0963-9.

Combining ability, heritability, and genotypic correlations for lint yield and fiber quality of Upland cotton in delayed planting - (Peer reviewed journal)
Zeng, L., Pettigrew, W.T. 2015. Combining ability, heritability, and genotypic correlations for lint yield and fiber quality of Upland cotton in delayed planting. Field Crops Research. 171:176-183.

Genetics correlation and path coefficient analysis of cotton yield with some contributing quantitative and qualitative traits in Upland Cotton (Gosspypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bechere, E., Zeng, L. 2014. Genetics correlation and path coefficient analysis of cotton yield with some contributing quantitative and qualitative traits in Upland Cotton (Gosspypium hirsutum L.). Journal of Crop Improvement. 28(6):852-870.

Analysis of testing locations for lint yield using National Cotton Variety Trials data - (Abstract only)
Zeng, L. 2014. Analysis of testing locations for lint yield using National Cotton Variety Trials data. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 155.

Ginning efficiency in upland cotton - a value-added trait in cotton improvement - (Abstract only)
Bechere, E., Boykin Jr, J.C., Hardin Iv, R.G., Fang, D.D., Islam, M.S. 2014. Ginning efficiency in upland cotton - a value-added trait in cotton improvement. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. November 2 - 5, 2014.

Microscopic evaluation of gland initiation and development in cotton ovules - (Peer reviewed journal)
Scheffler, J.A., Taliercio, E.W., Tonos, J.L., Romano, G.B. 2014. Microscopic evaluation of gland initiation and development in cotton ovules. Journal of Cotton Science. 18:420-429.

Commonality analysis and selection of parents for with-in boll yield components in Upland cotton - (Peer reviewed journal)
Zeng, L., Bechere, E., Boykin, D.L. 2014. Commonality analysis and selection of parents for with-in boll yield components in Upland cotton. Euphytica. 199:339-348.

Mining cotton germplasm resources to fight Cotton Leaf Curl Virus - (Abstract only)
Scheffler, J.A., Frelichowski, J.E., Love, J., Malloy, W. 2014. Mining cotton germplasm resources to fight Cotton Leaf Curl Virus. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Paper No. 15471.

Propects of glandless cotton production in New Mexico - (Abstract only)
Odowu, J.O., Zhang, J., Flynn, R.P., Breen Pierce, J., Wedegaertner, T., Scheffler, J.A., Carrillo, T. 2014. Propects of glandless cotton production in New Mexico. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Paper No. 15041.

Chemically induced mutation to improve fiber traits in upland cotton - (Proceedings)
Bechere, E. 2014. Chemically induced mutation to improve fiber traits in upland cotton. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 6-10, 2014, New Orleans, Louisana.

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