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Research Project: Developing Genomic Approaches to Improve Resistance to Diseases and Aflatoxin Contamination in Peanut and Corn

Location: Crop Protection and Management Research

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

Advanced backcross QTL analysis for disease resistance, oil quality and yield component traits revealed genetic imprints of domestication in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khera, P., Pandey, M.K., Mallikarjuna, N., Sriswathi, M., Roorkiwal, M., Janila, P., Sharma, S., Shilpa, K., Sudini, H., Guo, B., Varshney, R.K. 2018. Advanced backcross QTL analysis for disease resistance, oil quality and yield component traits revealed genetic imprints of domestication in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 294:365-378.

Evaluation of maize inbred lines and topcross progeny for resistance to pre-harvest aflatoxin contamination in the field Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fountain, J.C., Abbas, H.K., Ni, X., Scully, B.T., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2018. Evaluation of maize inbred lines and topcross progeny for resistance to pre-harvest aflatoxin contamination in the field. The Crop Journal. 7:118-125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cj.2018.10.001.

Molecular markers and genomic resources for disease resistance in peanut - A review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choudhary, D., Agarwal, G., Wang, H., Pandey, M.K., Culbreath, A.K., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2019. Molecular markers and genomic resources for disease resistance in peanut - A review. Legume Research. 42(2):137-144.

Proteomic profile of Aspergillus flavus responses to oxidative stress - (Abstract Only)

High-density genetic map using whole-genome re-sequencing for fine mapping and candidate gene discovery for disease resistance in peanut Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agarwal, G., Clevenger, J., Pandey, M.K., Wang, H., Shasidhar, Y., Chu, Y., Fountain, J.C., Choudhary, D., Culbreath, A.K., Liu, X., Huang, G., Wang, X., Deshmukh, R., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Bertioli, D.J., Ozias-Akins, P., Jackson, S.A., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2018. High-density genetic map using whole-genome re-sequencing for fine mapping and candidate gene discovery for disease resistance in peanut. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 16:1954-1967. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12930.

Proteome analysis of Aspergillus flavus isolate-specific responses to oxidative stress in relationship to aflatoxin production capability Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fountain, J.C., Koh, J., Yang, L., Pandey, M.K., Nayak, S.N., Bajaj, P., Zhuang, W., Chen, Z., Kemerait, R.C., Lee, R.D., Chen, S., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2018. Proteome analysis of Aspergillus flavus isolate-specific responses to oxidative stress in relationship to aflatoxin production capability. Scientific Reports. 8:3430. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-21653-x.

Deciphering drought-induced metabolic responses and regulation in developing maize kernels Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, L., Fountain, J.C., Ji, P., Ni, X., Chen, S., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2018. Deciphering drought-induced metabolic responses and regulation in developing maize kernels. Plant Biotechnology Journal. p. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12899.

Proteom analysis of Aspergillus flavus isolate-specific responses to oxidative stress in relationship to aflatoxin production capability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fountain, J.C., Koh, J., Yanhg, L., Bajaj, P., Pandey, M.K., Nayak, S.N., Chen, W., Zhuang, W., Chen, Z., Kemerait, R.C., Chen, S., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2018. Proteom analysis of Aspergillus flavus isolate-specific responses to oxidative stress in relationship to aflatoxin production capability. Scientific Reports. 8:3430.

Oxidative stress: A link between drought and aflatoxin contamination in maize - (Abstract Only)
Guo, B., Fountain, J.C., Yang, L., Chen, S., Chen, Z., Wang, K., Kemerait, R.C. 2018. Oxidative stress: A link between drought and aflatoxin contamination in maize [abstract]. World Mycotoxins Forum. 10th Conference of World Mycotoin Forum, March 12-14, 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Integrating "omics" approaches for investigating aflatoxin production by Aspergillus flavus under drought stress conditions - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Pandey, M.K., Koh, J., Chen, S., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2018. Integrating "omics" approaches for investigating aflatoxin production by Aspergillus flavus under drought stress conditions [abstract]. World Mycotoxins Forum.

The SNP-based high-density linkage maps and fine mapping of QTLs controlling disease resistance using whole-genome re-sequencing in peanut - (Abstract Only)
Guo, B., Agarwal, G., Clevenger, J., Pandey, M.K., Wang, H., Sisidar, Y., Gangurde, S.S., Fountain, J.C., Choudhary, D., Culbreath, A.K., Liu, X., Bertioli, D.J., Jackson, S.A., Varshney, R.K. 2018. The SNP-based high-density linkage maps and fine mapping of QTLs controlling disease resistance using whole-genome re-sequencing in peanut[abstract]. Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA.

A journey from SSR to SNP: The first high-density genetic maps and QTLs linked to resistance to leaf spots and Tomato spotted wilt virus in peanut - (Abstract Only)
Agarwal, G., Clevenger, J., Pandey, M.K., Wang, H., Sasidar, Y., Gangurde, S.S., Fountain, J.C., Choudhary, D., Chulbreath, A.K., Liu, X., Huang, G., Bertioli, D.J., Jackson, S.A., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2017. A journey from SSR to SNP: The first high-density genetic maps and QTLs linked to resistance to leaf spots and Tomato spotted wilt virus in peanut [abstract]. Symposium of the Crop Genetics: Present and Future: Peanut Genetics and Genomics, Hyderabad, India, December 7-8,2017

History and impact of the International Peanut Genome Initiative: the exciting journey toward peanut whole-genome sequencing Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Wang, H., Guo, X., Pandey, M., Ji, X., Varshney, R.K., Nwosu, V., Guo, B. 2017. History and impact of the International Peanut Genome Initiative: the exciting journey toward peanut whole-genome sequencing. In: Varshney, R.K., Pandey, M.K., Puppala, N., editors. The Peanut Genome, Compendium of Plant Genomes. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. p. 117-134. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63935-2_8.

Aspergillus flavus infection triggered immune responses and host-pathogen cross-talks in groundnut during in-vitro seed colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nayak, S.N., Agarwal, G., Pandey, M.K., Sudini, H.K., Jayale, A.S., Purohit, S., Desai, A., Wan, L., Guo, B., Liao, B., Varshney, R.K. 2017. Aspergillus flavus infection triggered immune responses and host-pathogen cross-talks in groundnut during in-vitro seed colonization. Scientific Reports. 7:9659.DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-09260-8.

Aspergillus flavus functional genomics: Toward enhancing host resistance to aflatoxin contamination under drought using biotechnology - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J., Agarwal, G., Bajaj, P., Pandey, M., Kemerait, R., Varshney, R., Guo, B. 2017. Aspergillus flavus functional genomics: Toward enhancing host resistance to aflatoxin contamination under drought using biotechnology]abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.

Genome-wide discovery of microsatellite markers from diploid progenitor species, Arachis duranensis and A. ipaensis, and their application in cultivated peanut (A. hypogaea) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, C., Qiu, J., Agarwal, G., Wang, J., Ren, X., Xia, H., Guo, B., Ma, C., Bertioli, D.J., Varshney, R.K., Pandey, M.K., Wang, X. 2017. Genome-wide discovery of microsatellite markers from diploid progenitor species, Arachis duranensis and A. ipaensis, and their application in cultivated peanut (A. hypogaea). Frontiers in Plant Science. 8:1209. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.01209.

Molecular mapping of oil content and fatty acids using dense genetic maps in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shasidhar, Y., Vishwakarma, M.K., Pandey, M.K., Janila, P., Variath, M.T., Manohar, S., Guo, B., Varshney, R.K. 2017. Molecular mapping of oil content and fatty acids using dense genetic maps in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Frontiers in Plant Science. 8:794. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.00794.

Development of next-generation mapping populations: Multi-parent Advanced Generation Inter-Cross (MAGIC) and Marker-Assisted Recurrent Selection (MARS) populations in peanut - (Abstract Only)
Wang, H., Choudhary, D., Chulbreath, A., Guo, X., Ji, X., He, G., Pandey, M., Varshney, R., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Guo, B. 2017. Development of next-generation mapping populations: Multi-parent Advanced Generation Inter-Cross (MAGIC) and Marker-Assisted Recurrent Selection (MARS) populations in peanut [abstract]. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts.

Development of diagnostic markers from disease resistance QTLs for marker-assisted breeding in peanut - (Abstract Only)
Choudhary, D., Wang, H., Agarwal, G., Culbreath, A., Pandey, M., Varshney, P., Chu, Y., Ozias-Akins, P., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Guo, B. 2017. Development of diagnostic markers from disease resistance QTLs for marker-assisted breeding in peanut [abstract]. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts.

Nested association mapping for dissecting complex traits using Peanut 58K SNP array - (Abstract Only)
Agarwal, G., Wang, H., Chudhary, D., Culbreath, A., Pandey, M., Varshney, R., Chu, Y., Ozias-Akins, P., Isleib, T., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Guo, B. 2017. Nested association mapping for dissecting complex traits using Peanut 58K SNP array [abstract]. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts.

A journey from a SSR-based low density map to a SNP-based high density map for identification of disease resistance quantitative trait loci in peanut - (Abstract Only)
Guo, B., Wang, H., Agarwal, G., Culbreath, A., Pandey, M., Varshney, R., Chu, Y., Ozias-Akins, P., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Clevenger, J., Bertioli, D., Jackson, S., Liu, X. 2017. A journey from a SSR-based low density map to a SNP-based high density map for identification of disease resistance quantitative trait loci in peanut [abstract]. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. American Peanut Research and Education Society (APRES), July 11-13, 2017, Albuquerque, NM.

Co-localization of major quantitative trait loci for pod size and weight to a 3.7 cM interval on chromosome A05 in cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, H., Ren, X., Li, Z., Xu, Z., Li, X., Huang, L., Zhou, X., Chen, Y., Chen, W., Lei, Y., Liao, B., Pandey, M.K., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B., Jiang, X., Liu, F., Jiang, H. 2017. Co-localization of major quantitative trait loci for pod size and weight to a 3.7 cM interval on chromosome A05 in cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). BMC Genomics. 18:58. doi:10.1186/s12864-016-3456-x.

Deciphering drought-induced response patterns at the biochemical and molecular level in maize related to aflatoxin contamination resistance - (Abstract Only)
Yang, L., Fountain, J., Jiang, T., Ni, X., Lee, R.D., Scully, B.T., Chen, S., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2017. Deciphering drought-induced response patterns at the biochemical and molecular level in maize related to aflatoxin contamination resistance [abstract]. Meeting Abstract.

Comparative analysis of NBS-LRR genes and their response to Aspergillus flavus in Arachis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Song, H., Wang, P., Li, C., Han, S., Zhao, C., Xia, H., Bi, Y., Zhang, X., Guo, B., Wang, X. 2017. Comparative analysis of NBS-LRR genes and their response to Aspergillus flavus in Arachis. PLoS One. 12(2):e0171181. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171181.

Genetic dissection of novel QTLs for resistance to leaf spots and Tomato spotted wilt virus in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pandey, M.K., Wang, H., Khera, P., Vishwakarma, M.K., Kale, S.M., Culbreath, A.K., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2017. Genetic dissection of novel QTLs for resistance to leaf spots and Tomato spotted wilt virus in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Frontiers in Plant Science. 8:25. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00025.

Integrated transcriptome and proteome analyses reveal a close association between secondary metabolite production capabilities and Aspergillus flavus isolate oxidative stress tolerance - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J., Bajaj, P., Yang, L., Pandey, M.K., Nayak, S.N., Koh, J., Chitikineni, A., Kemerait, R.C., Chen, S., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2017. Integrated transcriptome and proteome analyses reveal a close association between secondary metabolite production capabilities and Aspergillus flavus isolate oxidative stress tolerance [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference.

Development and evaluation of a high density genotyping 'Axiom_Arachis' array with 58K SNPs for accelerating genetics and breeding in groundnut - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pandey, M.K., Agarwal, G., Kale, S.M., Clevenger, J., Nayak, S.N., Sriswathi, M., Chitikineni, A., Chavarro, C., Chen, X., Bertioli, D.J., Guo, B., Jackson, S.A., Ozias-Akins, P., Varshney, R.K. 2017. Development and evaluation of a high density genotyping 'Axiom_Arachis' array with 58K SNPs for accelerating genetics and breeding in groundnut. Scientific Reports. 7:40577 doi: 10.1038/srep40577.

Responses of Aspergillus flavus to oxidative stress are related to fungal development regulator, antioxidant enzyme, and secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene expression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fountain, J.C., Bajaj, P., Nayak, S.N., Yang, L., Pandey, M.K., Kumar, V., Jayale, A.S., Chitikineni, A., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2016. Responses of Aspergillus flavus to oxidative stress are related to fungal development regulator, antioxidant enzyme, and secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene expression. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:2048 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.02048.

QTL-seq approach identified genomic regions and diagnostic markers for rust and late leaf spot resistance in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pandey, M.K., Khan, A.W., Singh, V.K., Vishwakarma, M.K., Shasidhar, Y., Kumar, V., Garg, V., Bhat, R.S., Chitikineni, A., Janila, P., Guo, B., Varshney, R.K. 2017. QTL-seq approach identified genomic regions and diagnostic markers for rust and late leaf spot resistance in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Plant Biotechnology Journal. 2017:1-15. Available: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pbi.12686/full.

High density genetic linkage map and bin mapping for disease resistance QTLs in peanut - (Abstract Only)
Agarwal, G., Song, H., Wang, H., Pandey, M.K., Culbreath, A.K., Liu, X., Wang, X., Bertioli, D.J., Jackson, S.A., Varshney, R.K., Clevenger, J.P., Ozias-Akins, P., Guo, B. 2017. High density genetic linkage map and bin mapping for disease resistance QTLs in peanut [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference.

Drought stress and aflatoxin contamination: Transcriptional responses of Aspergillus flavus to oxidative stress are related to stress tolerance and aflatoxin production capability - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Bajaj, P., Yang, L., Pandey, M.K., Nayak, S.N., Chitikineni, A., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Scully, B.T., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2017. Drought stress and aflatoxin contamination: Transcriptional responses of Aspergillus flavus to oxidative stress are related to stress tolerance and aflatoxin production capability [abstract]. Meeting Abstract.

Oxidative stress and carbon metabolism influence Aspergillus flavus transcriptome composition and secondary metabolite production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fountain, J.C., Bajaj, P., Pandey, M., Nayak, S.N., Yang, L., Kumar, V., Jayale, A.S., Chitikineni, A., Zhuang, W., Scully, B.T., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2016. Oxidative stress and carbon metabolism influence Aspergillus flavus transcriptome composition and secondary metabolite production. Scientific Reports. 6:38747. doi: 101038/srep38747.

Evaluation of maize inbred lines for resistance to pre-harvest aflatoxin and fumonisin contamination in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, B., Ji, X., Ni, X., Fountain, J.C., Li, H., Abbas, H.K., Lee, D., Scully, B.T. 2017. Evaluation of maize inbred lines for resistance to pre-harvest aflatoxin and fumonisin contamination in the field. The Crop Journal. 5:259-264. doi:10.1016/j.cj.2016.10.005.

RNAseq analysis reveals oxidative stress responses of Aspergillus flavus related to stress tolerance and aflatoxin production - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J., Bajaj, P., Yang, L., Pandey, M., Nayak, S., Chitikineni, A., Chen, S., Lee, D., Scully, B.T., Kemerait, R., Varshney, R., Guo, B. 2016. RNAseq analysis reveals oxidative stress responses of Aspergillus flavus related to stress tolerance and aflatoxin production [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.

RNAseq analysis reveals oxidative stress responses of Aspergillus flavus related to stress tolerance and aflatoxin production - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Baja, P., Yang, L., Pandey, M., Nayak, S.N., Chitikineni, A., Chen, S., Lee, R.D., Scully, B.T., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2016. RNAseq analysis reveals oxidative stress responses of Aspergillus flavus related to stress tolerance and aflatoxin production [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.

Mapping quantitative trait loci of resistance to Tomato spotted wilt virus and leaf spots in a recombinant inbred line population of peanut (Arachis hypogae L.) from SunOleic 97R and NC94022 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khera, P., Pandey, M.K., Wang, H., Feng, S., Qiao, L., Culbreath, A.K., Kale, S., Wang, J., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Zhuang, W., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2016. Mapping quantitative trait loci of resistance to Tomato spotted wilt virus and leaf spots in a recombinant inbred line population of peanut (Arachis hypogae L.) from SunOleic 97R and NC94022. PLoS One. 11(7):e0158452. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158452.

Differential metabolome analysis of field-grown maize kernels in response to drought stress - (Abstract Only)
Yang, L., Fountain, J., Ni, X., Lee, R.D., Chen, S., Scully, B.T., Kemeraity, R.C., Guo, B. 2016. Differential metabolome analysis of field-grown maize kernels in response to drought stress [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society.

Identification of genomic region controlling resistance to aflatoxin contamination in a peanut recombinant inbred line population (Tifrunner x GT-C20) - (Abstract Only)
Agarwal, G., Vishwakarma, M., Kale, S., Nayak, S.N., Pandey, M., Varshney, R.K., Ji, X., Guo, X., Fountain, J.C., Wang, H., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Guo, B. 2016. Identification of genomic region controlling resistance to aflatoxin contamination in a peanut recombinant inbred line population (Tifrunner x GT-C20) [abstract]. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts.

Analysis of the Aspergillus flavus transcriptome reveals a key role of secondary metabolite production in isolate oxidative stress responses - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Bajaj, P., Yang, L., Pandey, M., Nayak, S.N., Chitikineni, A., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2016. Analysis of the Aspergillus flavus transcriptome reveals a key role of secondary metabolite production in isolate oxidative stress responses [abstract]. Corn Utilization Conference Proceedings.

Gene expression profiles of Aspergillus flavus isolates responding to oxidative stress in different culture media - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Yang, L., Kemerait, R.C., Bajaj, P., Pandey, M., Nayak, S.N., Jayale, A.S., Kumar, V., Chitikineni, A., Varshney, R.K., Chen, S., Lee, R.D., Scully, B.T., Guo, B. 2016. Gene expression profiles of Aspergillus flavus isolates responding to oxidative stress in different culture media [abstract]. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts.

Comparative leaf proteomics of drought-tolerant and -susceptible peanut in response to water stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Katama, R., Sakata, K., Suravajhala, P., Pechand, T., Kambiranda, D., Naik, K., Guo, B., Basha, S. 2016. Comparative leaf proteomics of drought-tolerant and -susceptible peanut in response to water stress. Journal of Proteomics. 143:209-226. doi:10.1016/j.jprot.2016.05.031.

Differential metabolome analysis of field-grown maize kernels in response to drought stress - (Abstract Only)
Yang, L., Fountain, J.C., Ni, X., Lee, R.D., Chen, S., Scully, B.T., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2016. Differential metabolome analysis of field-grown maize kernels in response to drought stress [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.

Differential accumulation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in maize lines with contrasting drought tolerance and aflatoxin resistance - (Abstract Only)
Yang, L., Fountain, J.C., Chu, Y., Ni, X., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2016. Differential accumulation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in maize lines with contrasting drought tolerance and aflatoxin resistance [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.

Phenotypic assessments of peanut nested association mapping (NAM) populations - (Abstract Only)
Wang, H., Guo, X., Pandey, M., Ji, X., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Culbreath, A.K., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2016. Phenotypic assessments of peanut nested association mapping (NAM) populations [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.

Identification of genomic region controlling resistance to aflatoxin contamination in a peanut recombinant inbred line population (Tifrunner XGT-C20) - (Abstract Only)
Ji, X., Guo, X., Fountain, J.C., Pandey, M., Nayak, S.N., Wang, H., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2016. Identification of genomic region controlling resistance to aflatoxin contamination in a peanut recombinant inbred line population (Tifrunner XGT-C20) [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.

Comparative transcriptome analysis of Aspergillus flavus isolates under different oxidative stresses and culture media - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Bajaj, P., Yang, L., Pandey, M., Nayak, S.N., Kumar, V., Jayale, A.S., Chitikineni, A., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2016. Comparative transcriptome analysis of Aspergillus flavus isolates under different oxidative stresses and culture media [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.

Potential roles of secondary metabolite production in environmental oxidative stress responses revealed in the Aspergillus flavus transcriptome - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Bajaj, P., Pandey, M., Nayak, S.N., Kumar, V., Jayale, A.S., Chitikineni, A., Yang, L., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2016. Potential roles of secondary metabolite production in environmental oxidative stress responses revealed in the Aspergillus flavus transcriptome [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference.

Progress on genetic linkage maps, traits/QTLs, and utilization in two recombinant inbred line populations of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea L.) - (Abstract Only)
Guo, B., Khera, P., Wang, H., Culbreath, A.K., Pandey, M.K., Varshey, R.K., Bertioli, D.J., Wang, X., Liao, B., Zhang, X., Holbrook Jr, C.C. 2015. Progress on genetic linkage maps, traits/QTLs, and utilization in two recombinant inbred line populations of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea L.). Meeting Abstract. Advances in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology (AAGB) meeting, November 10-14, 2014, Savannah, Georgia.

Redox systems are a potential link between drought stress susceptibility and the exacerbation of aflatoxin contamination in crops - (Abstract Only)
Yang, L., Fountain, J.C., Ni, X., Ji, P., Scully, B.T., Kemerait, R.C., Lee, R.D., Guo, B. 2015. Redox systems are a potential link between drought stress susceptibility and the exacerbation of aflatoxin contamination in crops [abstract]. 8th International Conference on Advances in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology.

Transcriptomic analysis reveal diverse responses to environmental oxidative stress in Aspergillus flavus - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Bajaj, P., Pandey, M., Nayak, S.N., Kumar, V., Jayale, A.S., Chitikineni, A., Yang, L., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2015. Transcriptomic analysis reveal diverse responses to environmental oxidative stress in Aspergillus flavus [abstract]. University of Georgia Plant Center Retreat Meeting.

Laboratory screening of a peanut recombinant inbred line population for aflatoxin resistance - (Abstract Only)
Ji, X., Guo, X., Fountain, J., Pandey, M., Nayak, S.N., Wang, H., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2015. Laboratory screening of a peanut recombinant inbred line population for aflatoxin resistance [abstract]. University of Georgia Plant Center Retreat Meeting.

Phenotypic assessments of peanut nested association mapping (NAM) populations - (Abstract Only)
Guo, X., Wang, H., Pandey, M., Ji, X., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Culbreath, A.K., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2015. Phenotypic assessments of peanut nested association mapping (NAM) populations [abstract]. University of Georgia Plant Center Retreat Meeting.

Mitigation of aflatoxin contamination in maize kernels is related to the metabolic alternation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species by relative humidity - (Abstract Only)
Yang, L., Fountain, J., Chu, Y., Ni, X., Kemerait, R.C., Lee, R.D., Guo, B. 2015. Mitigation of aflatoxin contamination in maize kernels is related to the metabolic alternation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species by relative humidity [abstract]. UGA Plant Center Retreat Meeting.

Stress sensitivity is associated with differential accumulation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in maize genotypes with contrasting levels of drought tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, L., Fountain, J., Wang, H., Ni, X., Ji, P., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Scully, B.T., Guo, B. 2015. Stress sensitivity is associated with differential accumulation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in maize genotypes with contrasting levels of drought tolerance. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 16:24791-24819. doi: 10.3390/ijms161024791.

Transcriptome analysis of Aspergillus flavus reveals isolate specific gene profiles in the response to oxidative stresses and carbon sources in vitro - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Nayak, S.N., Pandey, M., Kumar, V., Bajaj, P., Jayale, A.S., Chitikineni, A., Yang, L., Scully, B.T., Lee, D., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2015. Transcriptome analysis of Aspergillus flavus reveals isolate specific gene profiles in the response to oxidative stresses and carbon sources in vitro [abstract]. 8th International Conference on Advances in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology Meeting.

Effects of hydrogen peroxide on different toxigenic and atoxigenic isolates of Aspergillus flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fountain, J.C., Scully, B.T., Chen, Z., Gold, S.E., Glenn, A.E., Abbas, H.K., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2015. Effects of hydrogen peroxide on different toxigenic and atoxigenic isolates of Aspergillus flavus. Toxins. 7:2985-2999.

Analysis of genetic diversity and population structure of peanut cultivars and breeding lines from China, India and the US using SSR markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, H., Khera, P., Huang, B., Yuan, M., Katam, R., Zhuang, W., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Moore, K.M., Culbreath, A.K., Zhang, X., Varshney, R.K., Xie, L., Guo, B. 2016. Analysis of genetic diversity and population structure of peanut cultivars and breeding lines from China, India and the US using SSR markers. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. 58:452-465. doi: 10.1111/jipb.12380.

Comparison of peanut gentics and physical maps provided insights on collinearity, reversions and translocations - (Abstract Only)
Khera, P., Wang, H., Culbreath, A.K., Khera, P., Kale, S., Pandey, M.K., Varshney, R.K., Wang, J., Guo, B. 2015. Comparison of peanut gentics and physical maps provided insights on collinearity, reversions and translocations. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. Meeting Abstract. American Peanut Research and Education Society (APRES) meeting, July 14-16, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Analysis of genetic diversity and population structure of peanut cultivars and breeding lines from China, India and USA - (Abstract Only)
Wang, H., Khera, P., Culbreath, A., Huang, B., Zhang, X., Yuan, M., Katam, R., Moore, K., Varshney, R., Guo, B. 2015. Analysis of genetic diversity and population structure of peanut cultivars and breeding lines from China, India and USA. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. American Peanut Research and Education Society meeting, July 14-16, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Aflatoxin production and environmental oxidative stress in Aspergillus flavus: Implications forhost resistance - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Yang, L., Khera, P., Nayak, S.N., Kemerait, R.C., Lee, R.D., Scully, B.T., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2015. Aflatoxin production and environmental oxidative stress in Aspergillus flavus: Implications forhost resistance. Meeting Abstract. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Sugust 1-5, 2015, Pasadena, California.

Dissecting the various responsive modes to drought stress responses in corn with contrasting tolerance to drought - (Abstract Only)
Yang, L., Fountain, J.C., Jiang, T., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R., Scully, B.T., Chen, S., Guo, B. 2015. Dissecting the various responsive modes to drought stress responses in corn with contrasting tolerance to drought. Meeting Abstract. American Phytopathological Society. American Phytopathological Society (APS), August 1-5, 2015, Pasdena, California.

Potential roles of environmental oxidative stress in aflatoxin production revealed in the Aspergillus flavus transcriptome - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Yang, L., Kemerait, R.C., Nayak, S.N., Pandey, M., Kumar, V., Bajaj, P., Jayale, A.S., Chitikineni, A., Varshney, R.K., Lee, R.D., Scully, B.T., Guo, B. 2015. Potential roles of environmental oxidative stress in aflatoxin production revealed in the Aspergillus flavus transcriptome. Meeting Abstract. American Peanut Research and Education Society (APRES) meeting, July 14-16, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Analysis of genetic diversity and population structure of peanut cultivars and breeding lines from China, India and USA - (Abstract Only)
Wang, H., Khera, P., Culbreath, A., Huang, B., Zhang, X., Katam, R., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Moore, K., Varshney, R., Xie, L., Guo, B. 2015. Analysis of genetic diversity and population structure of peanut cultivars and breeding lines from China, India and USA. Meeting Abstract. CROPS 2015 Meeting, May 18-21, 2015, Huntsville, Alabama.

Annotation of trait loci on integrated genetic maps of Arachis species - (Book / Chapter)
Guo, B., Khera, P., Wang, H., Peng, Z., Sudini, H., Wang, X., Osiru, M., Chen, J., Vades, V., Yuan, M., Want, C.T., Zhang, X., Waliyar, F., Wang, J., Varshney, R.K. 2016. Annotation of trait loci on integrated genetic maps of Arachis species. In: Stalker, H.T., Wilson, R.F., editors. Peanuts: Genetics, Processing, and Utilization. Academic Press and the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS) Press. p. 163-207.

Genetic mapping of QTLs controlling fatty acids provided insights into the genetic control of fatty acid synthesis pathway in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, M.L., Khera, P., Pandey, M.K., Wang, H., Qiao, L., Feng, S., Tonnis, B.D., Barkley, N.L., Pinnow, D.L., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Culbreath, A.K., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2015. Genetic mapping of QTLs controlling fatty acids provided insights into the genetic control of fatty acid synthesis pathway in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). PLoS One. 10(4):e0119454. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119454.

Resistance to Aspergillus flavus in maize and peanut: Molecular biology, breeding, environmental stress and future perspectives - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fountain, J.C., Khear, P., Yang, L., Nayak, S., Scully, B.T., Lee, R.D., Chen, Z., Kemerait, R.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2015. Resistance to Aspergillus flavus in maize and peanut: Molecular biology, breeding, environmental stress and future perspectives. The Crop Journal. 3(2015):229-237. doi: org/10.1016/j.cj.2015.02.003.

QTL analysis of disease resistance to leaf spots and TSWV in peanut (Arachis hypogaea) - (Abstract Only)
Wang, H., Khera, P., Culbreath, A.K., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2015. QTL analysis of disease resistance to leaf spots and TSWV in peanut (Arachis hypogaea). Meeting Abstract. American Phytopathology Society meeting, February 1-2, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia.

Aflatoxin production and oxidative stress in Aspergillus flavus - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Yang, L., Khera, P., Kemerait, R.C., Lee, R.D., Scully, B.T., Barshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2015. Aflatoxin production and oxidative stress in Aspergillus flavus. Meeting Abstract. Souther Division Annual Meeting, American Phytopathology Society, February 1-3, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia.

Maize sensitivity to drought stress is associated with differential responses to reactive oxygen species - (Abstract Only)
Yang, L., Fountain, J., Ni, X., Ji, P., Lee, R.D., Scully, B.T., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2015. Maize sensitivity to drought stress is associated with differential responses to reactive oxygen species. Meeting Abstract. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Plant and Animal Genome Conference, January 11-15, 2015, San Diego, California.

Considerations for Marker-assisted selection in peanut - (Abstract Only)
Burow, M.D., Chopra, R., Chagoya, J., Simpson, C.E., Bertioli, D., Leal-Bertioli, S., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Stalker, H.T., Guo, B., Varshney, R. 2014. Considerations for Marker-assisted selection in peanut. Meeting Abstract. Advanced in Arachis through Genomics and Biotecnology (AAGB) meeting, November 10-14, 2014, Savannah, Georgia.

Genetic mapping and QTL analysis of disease resistance traits in peanut population Tifrunner x GT-C20 - (Abstract Only)
Wang, H., Khera, P., Culbreath, A.K., Pandey, M.K., Varshney, R.K., Wang, X., Liao, B., Zhang, X., Wag, J., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Guo, B. 2014. Genetic mapping and QTL analysis of disease resistance traits in peanut population Tifrunner x GT-C20. Meeting Abstract. Advanced in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology (AAGB) meeting, November, 10-14, 2014, Savannah, Georgia.

QTL mapping & quantitative disease resistance to TSWV and leaf spots in a recombinant inbred line population SunOleic 97R and C94022 of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - (Abstract Only)
Khera, P., Wang, H., Culbreath, A.K., Pandey, M.K., Varshney, R., Wang, X., Liao, B., Zhang, X., Wang, J., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Guo, B. 2014. QTL mapping & quantitative disease resistance to TSWV and leaf spots in a recombinant inbred line population SunOleic 97R and C94022 of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Meeting Abstract. Advances in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology (AAGB) meeting, November 10-14, 2014, Savannah, Georgia.

An overview on peanut germplasm collection, evaluation, and utilization in China - (Abstract Only)
Jiang, H., Ren, X., Chen, Y., Huang, L., Zhou, X., Lei, Y., Yan, L., Wan, L., Liao, B., Upadhyaya, H.D., Guo, B. 2014. An overview on peanut germplasm collection, evaluation, and utilization in China. Meeting Abstract. Advanced in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology meeting, November 10-14, 2014, Savannah, Georgia.

Combining genomic approaches to understand genetic control of aflatoxin contamination in peanut - (Abstract Only)
Nayak, S.N., Sudini, H.K., Agarwal, G., Pandey, M.K., Upadhyaya, H.D., Janila, P., Hamidou, F., Desmae, H., Ozias-Akins, P., Guo, B., Varshney, R.K. 2014. Combining genomic approaches to understand genetic control of aflatoxin contamination in peanut. Meeting Abstract. Advances in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology (AAGB), November 10-14, 2014, Savannah, Georgia.

Development of introgression lines and advanced backcross QTL analysis for disease resistance, oil quality and yield component traits in peanut - (Abstract Only)
Khera, P., Pandey, M.K., Mallikarjuna, N., Sriswathi, M., Roorkiwal, M., Janila, P., Shilpa, K., Sudini, H., Guo, B., Varshney, R.K. 2014. Development of introgression lines and advanced backcross QTL analysis for disease resistance, oil quality and yield component traits in peanut. Meeting Abstract. Advanced in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology (AAGB) meeting, November 10-14, 2014, Savannah, Georgia.

Identification of conjoint genomic regions for multiple traits using RIL populations through meta-QTL analysis in peanut - (Abstract Only)
Khera, P., Shasidhar, Y., Pandey, M.K., Sriswathi, M., Vadez, V., Hong, Y., Yu, S., Liang, X., Li, H., Guo, B., Varshney, R.K. 2014. Identification of conjoint genomic regions for multiple traits using RIL populations through meta-QTL analysis in peanut. Meeting Abstract. Advanced in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology (AAGB) meeting, November 10-14, 2014, Savannah, Georgia.

The potential role of oxidative stress in Aspergillus flavus survivability and aflatoxin biosynthesis - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Yang, L., Khera, P., Kemerait, R.C., Lee, R.D., Varshney, R.K., Scully, B.T., Guo, B. 2014. The potential role of oxidative stress in Aspergillus flavus survivability and aflatoxin biosynthesis. Meeting Abstract. Advances in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology (AAGB) meeting, November 10-14, 2014, Savannah, Georgia.

Towards deploying genomic selection for improving complex traits in peanut - (Abstract Only)
Pandey, M., Upadhyaya, H.D., Janila, P., Rathore, A., Khera, P., Hong, Y., Liang, X., Guo, B., Varshney, R.K. 2014. Towards deploying genomic selection for improving complex traits in peanut. Meeting Abstract. Advances in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology (AAGB), November 10-14, 2014, Savannah, Georgia.

Protein profiles reveal diverse responsive signaling pathways in kernels of two maize inbred lines with contrasting drought sensitivity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, L., Jiang, T., Fountain, J.C., Scully, B.T., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Chen, S., Guo, B. 2014. Protein profiles reveal diverse responsive signaling pathways in kernels of two maize inbred lines with contrasting drought sensitivity. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 15:18892-18918. doi: 10.3390/ijms151018892.

Genomewide association studies for 50 agronomic traits in peanut using the 'reference set' comprising 300 genotypes from 48 countries of the semi-arid tropics of the world - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pandey, M.K., Upadhyaya, H.D., Rathore, A., Vadez, V., Sheshshayee, M.S., Sriswathi, M., Govil, M., Kumar, A., Gowda, M.V., Sharma, S., Hamidou, F., Kumar, V.A., Khera, P., Bhat, R.S., Khan, A.W., Singh, S., Li, H., Monyo, E., Nadaf, H.L., Mukri, G., Jackson, S.A., Guo, B., Liang, X., Varshney, R.K. 2014. Genomewide association studies for 50 agronomic traits in peanut using the 'reference set' comprising 300 genotypes from 48 countries of the semi-arid tropics of the world. PLoS One. 9(8):e105228. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105228.

Drought-responsive protein profiles reveal diverse defense pathways in corn kernels under field drought atress - (Abstract Only)
Yang, L., Jiang, T., Scully, B.T., Lee, D., Kemerait, R., Sixue, C., Guo, B. 2014. Drought-responsive protein profiles reveal diverse defense pathways in corn kernels under field drought atress. Meeting Abstract. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. American Phytopathological Society meeting, August 9-13, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Identification of quantitative trait loci(QTL) controlling important fatty acids in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - (Abstract Only)
Pandey, M., Wang, H., Qiao, L., Khera, P., Culbreath, A., Wang, M.L., Barkley, N.L., Wang, J., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Varshney, R., Guo, B. 2014. Identification of quantitative trait loci(QTL) controlling important fatty acids in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) [abstract]. American Peanut Research and Education Society.

Genetic mapping of FAD2 genes and their relative contribution towards oil quality in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - (Abstract Only)
Pandey, M., Wang, H., Qiao, L., Feng, S., Khera, P., Culbreath, A., Wang, M.L., Barkley, N.L., Wang, J., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Varshney, R., Guo, B. 2014. Genetic mapping of FAD2 genes and their relative contribution towards oil quality in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) [abstract]. American Peanut Research and Education Society.

Reactive oxygen species and their possible role in defense signaling in maize-Aspergilus flavus interations - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Scully, B.T., Gold, S.E., Glenn, A.E., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2014. Reactive oxygen species and their possible role in defense signaling in maize-Aspergilus flavus interations [abstract]. Gerogia Association of Plant Pathologist.

The ten years (2004-2014): Progress in peanut genetics and genomics - (Proceedings)
Guo, B., Pandey, M.K., Chu, Y., Tallury, S.P., Wang, J., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Zhang, X., Wang, X., Liao, B., Culbreath, A., Ozias-Akins, P., Varshney, R.K., Stalker, H.T. 2014. The ten years (2004-2014): Progress in peanut genetics and genomics. Proceedings of 4th International Workshop on Next Generation Genomics and Integrated Breeding for Crop Improvement, February 19-21, 2014, Hyderabad, India.

Environmental influences on maize-Aspergillus flavus interactions and aflatoxin production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fountain, J.C., Scully, B.T., Ni, X., Kemerait, R.C., Lee, R.D., Chen, Z., Guo, B. 2014. Environmental influences on maize-Aspergillus flavus interactions and aflatoxin production. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00040.

Mapping FAD2 genes on peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) genome and contribution to oil quality - (Abstract Only)
Pandey, M.K., Guo, B., Wang, M.L., Qiao, L., Wang, H., Feng, S., Barkley, N.L., Wang, J., Culbreath, A.K., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Varshney, R.K. 2014. Mapping FAD2 genes on peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) genome and contribution to oil quality [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference.

QTL analysis for disease resistance using F2 and F5 genetic maps in peanut (Arachis hapogaea L.) - (Abstract Only)
Pandey, M.K., Wang, H., Culbreath, A.K., He, G., Varshney, R.K., Guo, B. 2013. QTL analysis for disease resistance using F2 and F5 genetic maps in peanut (Arachis hapogaea L.)[abstract]. Peanut Council Winter Conference and Peanut Foundation Project Review.

Advances in proteomics research for peanut genetics and breeding - (Book / Chapter)
Katam, R., Gottschalk, V., Survajahala, P., Brewster, G., Payton, P.R., Sakata, K., Ching, L., Williams, C., Guo, B., Latinwo, L.M. 2014. Advances in proteomics research for peanut genetics and breeding. In: Mallikarjuna, N., Varshney R.K. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Peanuts. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p.161-177.