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Research Project: Enhancing Resistance to Diseases and Abiotic Stresses in Alfalfa

Location: Plant Germplasm Introduction and Testing Research

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

Genetic diversity and phenotypic variation for drought resistance in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) germplasm collected for drought tolerance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, T., Kesoju, S., Greene, S.L., Frasen, S., Hu, J., Yu, L. 2017. Genetic diversity and phenotypic variation for drought resistance in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) germplasm collected for drought tolerance. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 65(2):471-484. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10722-017-0546-9.

Identification of single-nucleotide polymorphic loci associated with biomass yield under water deficit in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) using genome-wide sequencing and association mapping Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, L. 2017. Identification of single-nucleotide polymorphic loci associated with biomass yield under water deficit in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) using genome-wide sequencing and association mapping. Frontiers in Plant Science. 8:1152. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.01152.

Identification of loci Associated with Resistance to Root-Rot Diseases in Autotetraploid Alfalfa using Genome-Wide Sequencing and Association Mapping - (Abstract Only)

Genome-wide association mapping of loci associated with plant growth and forage production under salt stress in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, X., Yu, L. 2017. Genome-wide association mapping of loci associated with plant growth and forage production under salt stress in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). Frontiers in Plant Science. 8:853. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.00853.

Identification and validation of single nucleotide polymorphic markers linked to Ug99 stem rust resistance in spring wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, L., Chao, S., Singh, R., Sorrells, M. 2017. Identification and validation of single nucleotide polymorphic markers linked to Ug99 stem rust resistance in spring wheat. PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171963.

Genome-wide association study identifies loci for salt tolerance during germination in autotetraploid alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) using genotyping-by-sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, L., Liu, X., Boge, W.L., Liu, X. 2016. Genome-wide association study identifies loci for salt tolerance during germination in autotetraploid alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) using genotyping-by-sequencing. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:956. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.00956.

Genomic Analysis of Verticillium Wilt Resistance and Drought Tolerance in Alfalfa - (Abstract Only)

Genotyping-by-sequencing based genome-wide association studies on Verticillium wilt resistance in heterozygous autotetraploid alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, L., Zheng, P., Zhang, T., Rodriguez, J., Main, D. 2016. Genotyping-by-sequencing based genome-wide association studies on Verticillium wilt resistance in heterozygous autotetraploid alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). Molecular Plant Pathology. 18(2):187-194. https://doi.org/10.1111/mpp.12389.

Comparative transcriptomes between viviparous1 and wildtype maize developing endosperms in response to water deficit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, L., Setter, T. 2015. Comparative transcriptomes between viviparous1 and wildtype maize developing endosperms in response to water deficit. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 123:116–124.

Identification of loci associated with drought resistance traits in heterozygous autotetraploid alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) using genome-wide association studies with genotyping by sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, T., Yu, L., Zheng, P., Li, Y., Rivera, M.C., Main, D., Greene, S.L. 2015. Identification of loci associated with drought resistance traits in heterozygous autotetraploid alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) using genome-wide association studies with genotyping by sequencing. PLoS One. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0138931.

Identification of molecular markers associated with verticillium wilt resistance in alfalfa (Medicago sativa l.) using high-resolution melting Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, T., Yu, L., Mccord, P.H., Miller, D., Bhamidimarri, S., Johnson, D., Monteros, M., Ho, J., Reisen, P., Samac, D.A. 2014. Identification of molecular markers associated with verticillium wilt resistance in alfalfa (Medicago sativa l.) using high-resolution melting. PLoS One. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0115953.

Molecular and functional characterization of two drought-induced zinc finger proteins, ZmZnF1 and ZmZnF2 from maize kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, L., Shen, X., Setter, T. 2014. Molecular and functional characterization of two drought-induced zinc finger proteins, ZmZnF1 and ZmZnF2 from maize kernels. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 111:13-20.

Molecular and cellular characterization of the tomato pollen profilin, LePro1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, L., Parthasarathy, M. 2014. Molecular and cellular characterization of the tomato pollen profilin, LePro1. PLoS One. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0086505.