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Research Project: Understanding and Responding to Multiple-Herbicide Resistance in Weeds

Location: Global Change and Photosynthesis Research

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Transcriptional analysis of sweet corn hybrids in response to crowding stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choe, E., Ko, Y., Williams II, M.M. 2021. Transcriptional analysis of sweet corn hybrids in response to crowding stress. PLoS ONE. 16(6). Article e0253190. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0253190.

Economic optimum plant density of sweet corn does not increase root lodging incidence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams II, M., Hausman, N.E., Dhaliwal, D., Grift, T., Bohn, M. 2021. Economic optimum plant density of sweet corn does not increase root lodging incidence. Crop Science. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20546.

Future efficacy of pre-emergence herbicides in corn (Zea mays) is threatened by more variable weather Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landau, C., Hager, A., Tranel, P., Davis, A., Martin, N., Williams II, M.M. 2021. Future efficacy of pre-emergence herbicides in corn (Zea mays) is threatened by more variable weather. Pest Management Science. 77(6):2683-2689. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.6309.

Beyond denitrification: The role of microbial diversity in controlling nitrous oxide reduction and soil nitrous oxide emissions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shan, J., Sanford, R.A., Chee-Sanford, J.C., Ooi, S., Loeffler, F., Konstantinidis, K., Yang, W.H. 2021. Beyond denitrification: The role of microbial diversity in controlling nitrous oxide reduction and soil nitrous oxide emissions. Global Change Biology. 27(12):2669-2683. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15545.

Interpreting lacustrine bulk sediment d15N values using metagenomics in a tropical hypersaline lake system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, M., Conroy, J.L., Sanford, R.A., Chee-Sanford, J.C., Connor, L.M. 2020. Interpreting lacustrine bulk sediment d15N values using metagenomics in a tropical hypersaline lake system. Journal of Paleolimnology. 65:151-168. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-020-00157-7.

Integrated weed management strategies with cereal rye mulch in processing vegetable legumes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Korres, N.E., Hausman, N.E., Moody, J., Kitis, E., Williams II, M.M. 2020. Integrated weed management strategies with cereal rye mulch in processing vegetable legumes. Agronomy Journal. 112(5):4264-4275. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20349.

Soybean density and Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) establishment time: effects on weed biology, crop yield, and economic returns Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Korres, N.E., Norsworthy, J., Mauromoustakos, A., Williams II, M.M. 2020. Soybean density and Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) establishment time: effects on weed biology, crop yield, and economic returns. Weed Science. 68(5):467-475. https://doi.org/10.1017/wsc.2020.41.

Expression and comparison of sweet corn CYP81A9s in relation to nicosulfuron sensitivity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choe, E., Williams II, M.M. 2020. Expression and comparison of sweet corn CYP81A9s in relation to nicosulfuron sensitivity. Pest Management Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5848.

Hierarchical detection of diverse Clade II (atypical) nosZ genes using new primer sets for classical- and multiplex PCR array applications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chee-Sanford, J.C., Connor, L.M., Krichels, A., Yang, W.H., Sanford, R.A. 2020. Hierarchical detection of diverse Clade II (atypical) nosZ genes using new primer sets for classical- and multiplex PCR array applications. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 172:105908. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2020.105908.

Understanding variability in optimum plant density and recommendation domains for crowding stress tolerant processing sweet corn Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dhaliwal, D., Williams II, M.M. 2020. Understanding variability in optimum plant density and recommendation domains for crowding stress tolerant processing sweet corn. PLoS One. 15(2):e0228809. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0228809.

Economically optimal plant density for machine-harvested edamame Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dhaliwal, D., Williams II, M.M. 2020. Economically optimal plant density for machine-harvested edamame. HortScience. 55(3):368-373. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14642-19.

Response of annual weeds to glyphosate: evaluation and optimization of application rate based on fecundity-avoidance biomass threshold criterion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leguizamon, E.S., Ferrari, G., Williams II, M.M., Burgos, N.R., Travlos, I., Korres, N.E. 2019. Response of annual weeds to glyphosate: evaluation and optimization of application rate based on fecundity-avoidance biomass threshold criterion. Agronomy. 9:851. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy9120851.

Cover crops are not affected by tobacco soil residual herbicides but also do not provide consistent weed management benefits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Haramoto, E., Lowry, C.J., Pearce, B. 2019. Cover crops are not affected by tobacco soil residual herbicides but also do not provide consistent weed management benefits. Weed Technology. 34:383–393. https://doi.org/10.1017/wet.2019.123.

Effects of expanding functional trait diversity on productivity and stability in cultivar mixtures of perennial ryegrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lowry, C.J., Bosworth, S.C., Goslee, S.C., Kersbergen, R.J., Pollnac, F.W., Skinner, R., Warren, N.D., Smith, R.G. 2019. Effects of expanding functional trait diversity on productivity and stability in cultivar mixtures of perennial ryegrass. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 287:106691. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2019.106691.

Optimum plant density for crowding stress tolerant processing sweet corn Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dhaliwal, D.S., Williams II, M.M. 2019. Optimum plant density for crowding stress tolerant processing sweet corn. PLoS One. 14(9):e0223107. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223107.

Consumption of N2O and other N-cycle intermediates by Gemmatimonas aurantiaca strain T-27 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Effects of triclosan and triclocarban on denitrification and N2O emissions in paddy soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, S., Chee-Sanford, J.C., Yang, W.H., Sanford, R.A., Chen, J., Yan, X., Shan, J. 2019. Effects of triclosan and triclocarban on denitrification and N2O emissions in paddy soil. Science of the Total Environment. 695:133782. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133782.

Influence of the geophagous earthworm Aporrectodea sp. on the fate of bisphenol A and a branched 4-nonylphenol isomer in soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shan, J., Corvini, P., Shaeffer, A., Chee Sanford, J.C., Yan, X., Ji, R. 2019. Influence of the geophagous earthworm Aporrectodea sp. on the fate of bisphenol A and a branched 4-nonylphenol isomer in soil. Science of the Total Environment. 693:133574. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.07.380.

Water-soluble exudates from seeds of Kochia scoparia exhibit antifungal activity against Colletotrichum graminicola Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Houlihan, A.J., Conlin, P., Chee-Sanford, J.C. 2019. Water-soluble exudates from seeds of Kochia scoparia exhibit antifungal activity against Colletotrichum graminicola. PLoS One. 14(6):e0218104. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218104.

Sequence alignments and validation of PCR primers used to detect phylogenetically diverse nrfA genes associated with dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA) Reprint Icon - (Database / Dataset)
Cannon, J., Sanford, R.A., Connor, L.M., Yang, W.H., Chee-Sanford, J.C. 2019. Sequence alignments and validation of PCR primers used to detect phylogenetically diverse nrfA genes associated with dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA). Data in Brief. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2019.104016.

Optimization of PCR primers to detect phylogenetically diverse nrfA genes associated with nitrite ammonification Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cannon, J.C., Sanford, R.A., Connor, L.M., Yang, W.H., Chee Sanford, J.C. 2019. Optimization of PCR primers to detect phylogenetically diverse nrfA genes associated with nitrite ammonification. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 160:49-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2019.03.020.

Characterization of a tall waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) population from Illinois, USA, resistant to herbicides from five site-of-action groups - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Historical soil drainage mediates the response of soil greenhouse gas emissions to intense precipitation events Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krichels, A.H., DeLucia, E.H., Sanford, R.A., Chee Sanford, J.C., Yang, W.H. 2019. Historical soil drainage mediates the response of soil greenhouse gas emissions to intense precipitation events. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 142(3):425-442. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-019-00544-x.

Vegetable soybean tolerance to flumioxazin-based treatments for waterhemp control is similar to grain-type soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, M.M. II, Moody, J.L., Hausman, N.E. 2019. Vegetable soybean tolerance to flumioxazin-based treatments for waterhemp control is similar to grain-type soybean. Weed Technology. 33:530-534. https://doi.org/10.1017/wet.2019.15.

Differential response of a multiple herbicide-resistant waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) population to chloroacetamide herbicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Disentangling weed diversity and weather impacts on the long-term crop production in a wheat-legume rotation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonzalez-Andujar, J.L., Aguilera, M.J., Davis, A.S., Navarrete, L. 2018. Disentangling weed diversity and weather impacts on the long-term crop production in a wheat-legume rotation. Field Crops Research. 232:24-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2018.12.005.

Planting depth and seed size affect edamame emergence individually Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crawford, L.E., Williams, M.M. II. 2019. Planting depth and seed size affect edamame emergence individually. HortScience. 54(1):92-94. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13631-18.

Use of simulation-based statistical models to complement bioclimatic models in predicting continental scale invasion risks Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muthukrishnan, R., Jordan, N.R., Davis, A.S., Forester, J.D. 2019. Use of simulation-based statistical models to complement bioclimatic models in predicting continental scale invasion risks. Diversity and Distributions. 21(3):847-859. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-018-1864-3.

Increasing yield stability and input efficiencies with cost-effective mechanization in Nepal Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, A.G., McDonald, A.J., Devkota, M., Davis, A.S. 2018. Increasing yield stability and input efficiencies with cost-effective mechanization in Nepal. Field Crops Research. 228:93-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2018.08.012.

Weed interference with no-till soyabeans influenced by fine-scale covariation between soil properties and cover crop performance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eslami, S.V., Davis, A.S. 2018. Weed interference with no-till soyabeans influenced by fine-scale covariation between soil properties and cover crop performance. Weed Research. 58:463-474. https://doi.org/10.1111/wre.12334.

Multi-agent planning for coordinated robotic weeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Role of edamame (Glycine max) seed size in early-season crop-weed interactions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crawford, L., Williams, M.M. II. 2018. Role of edamame (Glycine max) seed size in early-season crop-weed interactions. Weed Science. 66:746-751. https://doi.org/10.1017/wsc.2018.46.

Confronting herbicide resistance with cooperative management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.A., Williams, A., Hager, A.G., Mirsky, S.B., Tranel, P.J., Davis, A.S. 2018. Confronting herbicide resistance with cooperative management. Pest Management Science. 74:2424-2431. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5105.

A regionally-adapted implementation of conservation agriculture delivers rapid improvements to soil properties associated with crop yield stability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, A., Jordan, N.R., Smith, R.G., Hunter, M.A., Kammerer, D.A., Kane, R.T., Koide, R.T., Davis, A.S. 2018. A regionally-adapted implementation of conservation agriculture delivers rapid improvements to soil properties associated with crop yield stability. Scientific Reports. 8:8467.

Dormancy-defense syndromes and tradeoffs between physical and chemical defenses in seeds of pioneer species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zalamea, P.C., Dalling, J.W., Sarmiento, C., Arnold, A.E., Delevich, C., Berhow, M.A., Ndobegang, A., Gripenberg, S., Davis, A.S. 2018. Dormancy-defense syndromes and tradeoffs between physical and chemical defenses in seeds of pioneer species. Ecology. 99(9):1988-1998. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2419.

Invasion complexity at large spatial scales is an emergent property of interactions among landscape characteristics and invader traits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muthukrishnan, R., Davis, A.S., Jordan, N.R., Forester, J. 2018. Invasion complexity at large spatial scales is an emergent property of interactions among landscape characteristics and invader traits. PLoS One. 13(5):e0195892.

An ecological perspective on managing weeds during The Great Selection for Herbicide Resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bagavathiannan, M., Davis, A.S. 2018. An ecological perspective on managing weeds during The Great Selection for Herbicide Resistance. Pest Management Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.4920.

Short corn rotations do not improve soil quality, compared to corn monocultures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoss, M., Behnke, G.D., Davis, A.S., Nafziger, E.D., Villamil, M.B. 2018. Short corn rotations do not improve soil quality, compared to corn monocultures. Agronomy Journal. 110(4):1274-1288.

Priorities for wheat in the eastern Indo-Gangetic plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, A.G., Mcdonald, A.J., Davis, A.S. 2018. Priorities for wheat in the eastern Indo-Gangetic plains. Global Food Security Journal. 17:1-8.

An early-killed rye (Secale cereale) cover crop has potential for weed management in edamame (Glycine max) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crawford, L., Williams, M., Wortman, S. 2018. An early-killed rye (Secale cereale) cover crop has potential for weed management in edamame (Glycine max). Weed Science. 66(4):502-507. doi.org/10.1017/wsc.2018.5.

Opportunities and challenges for harvest weed seed control in global cropping systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walsh, M.J., Broster, J., Schwartz-Lazaro, L., Norsworthy, J.K., Davis, A.S., Tidemann, B., Beckie, H., Lyon, D., Neve, P., Bagavathiannan, M. 2017. Opportunities and challenges for harvest weed seed control in global cropping systems. Pest Management Science. 74(10):2235-2245. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.4802.

Reproductive sink of sweet corn in response to plant density and hybrid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams II, M.M. 2018. Reproductive sink of sweet corn in response to plant density and hybrid. HortScience. 53:28-32.

Fludioxonil+Mefenoxam seed treatment improves edamame seedling emergence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams II, M.M., Bradley, C.A. 2017. Fludioxonil+Mefenoxam seed treatment improves edamame seedling emergence. HortTechnology. 27:846-851.

Potential nitrogen losses in relation to spatially distinct soil management history and biochar addition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baechle, B., Davis, A.S., Pittelkow, C.M. 2017. Potential nitrogen losses in relation to spatially distinct soil management history and biochar addition. Journal of Environmental Quality. 47(1):62-69.

Genotype adoption in processing sweet corn relates to stability in case production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams II, M.M. 2018. Genotype adoption in processing sweet corn relates to stability in case production. HortScience. 52:1748-1754.

Year-round shotgun metagenomes reveal stable microbial communities in agricultural soils and novel ammonia oxidizers responding to fertilization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orellana, L.H., Chee-Sanford, J.C., Sanford, R.A., Loeffler, F.E., Konstantinidis, K.T. 2017. Year-round shotgun metagenomes reveal stable microbial communities in agricultural soils and novel ammonia oxidizers responding to fertilization. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84(2):e01646-17. doi:10.1128/AEM.01646-17.

Soilborne fungi have host affinity and host-specific effects on seed germination and survival in a lowland tropical forest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sarmiento, C., Zalamea, P.C., Dalling, J.W., Davis, A.S., Stump, S.M., Arnold, E.A. 2017. Soilborne fungi have host affinity and host-specific effects on seed germination and survival in a lowland tropical forest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1706324114.

Limited fitness costs of herbicide-resistance traits in Amaranthus tuberculatus facilitate resistance evolution Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, C., Davis, A.S., Tranel, P.J. 2017. Limited fitness costs of herbicide-resistance traits in Amaranthus tuberculatus facilitate resistance evolution. New Phytologist. 74(2):293-301. doi.org/10.1002/ps.4706.

Are herbicides a once in a century method of weed control? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, A.S., Frisvold, G.B. 2017. Are herbicides a once in a century method of weed control? Pest Management Science. 73(11):2209-2220.

Short term impacts provide a management window for minimizing invasions from bioenergy crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
West, N.M., Matlaga, D.P., Muthukrishnanan, R., Spyreas, G.R., Forester, J.D., Jordan, N.R., Davis, A.S. 2017. Short term impacts provide a management window for minimizing invasions from bioenergy crops. Frontiers in Plant Science. 8:767.

Vegetable soybean tolerance to pyroxasulfone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams II, M.M., Hausman, N.E., Moody, J.L. 2017. Vegetable soybean tolerance to pyroxasulfone. Weed Technology. 31:416-420.

Identifying barriers and motivators for adoption of multifunctional perennial cropping systems by landowners in the Upper Sangamon River Watershed, Illinois - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mattia, C., Lovell, S.T., Davis, A.S. 2016. Identifying barriers and gateways for agroforestry adoption by landowners in the Upper Sangamon River Watershed, Illinois. Agroforestry Systems. doi: 10.1007/s10457-016-0053-6.

Tillage and cover cropping effects on soil properties and crop production in Illinois - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier, I.A., Behnke, G.D., Davis, A.S., Nafziger, E.D., Villamil, M.B. 2017. Tillage and cover cropping effects on soil properties and crop production in Illinois. Soil and Tillage Research. 109(4):1-10.

Weed ecology and population dynamics - (Book / Chapter)
Davis, A.S. 2018. Weed ecology and population dynamics. In: Zimdahl, J., editor. Integrated Weed Management for Sustainable Agriculture. Cambridge, UK: Burleigh Dodd Publishing. p. 1-25.

Reconciling opposing soil processes in row-crop agroecosystems via soil functional zone management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, A., Davis, A.S., Jilling, A., Grandy, A., Koide, R.T., Smith, R.G., Snapp, S.S., Spokas, K.A., Yannarell, A.C., Jordan, N.R. 2017. Reconciling opposing soil processes in row-crop agroecosystems via soil functional zone management. Journal of Applied Ecology. 236:99-107.

Diversity, specificity and phylogenetic relationships of endohyphal bacteria in fungi that inhabit tropical seeds and leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shaffer, J., Sarmiento, C., Zalamea, P., Gallery, R., Davis, A.S., Baltrus, D.A., Arnold, E.A. 2016. Diversity, specificity and phylogenetic relationships of endohyphal bacteria in fungi that inhabit tropical seeds and leaves. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2016.00116.

Interspecific variation in persistence of buried weed seeds follows trade-offs among physiological, chemical and physical seed defenses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, A.S., Fu, X., Schutte, B.J., Berhow, M.A., Dalling, J.W. 2016. Interspecific variation in persistence of buried weed seeds follows trade-offs among physiological, chemical and physical seed defenses. Ecology and Evolution. 6(19):6836-6845.

Precision control of soil N cycling via soil functional zone management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, A., Davis, A.S., Ewing, P., Grandy, A., Kane, D., Koide, R.T., Mortensen, D.A., Smith, R.G., Snapp, S., Spokas, K.A. 2016. Precision control of soil N cycling via soil functional zone management. Agriculture Ecosystems and the Environment. 231:291-295.

Soil water holding capacity mitigates maize production downside risk and volatility across the US Corn Belt: Time to invest in soil organic matter? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, A., Hunter, M.C., Jordan, N.R., Kammerer, M., Kane, D.A., Smith, R.G., Snapp, S., Davis, A.S. 2016. Soil water holding capacity mitigates maize production downside risk and volatility across the US Corn Belt: Time to invest in soil organic matter?. PLoS One. 11(8):e0160974.

Transdisciplinary weed research: new leverage on challenging weed problems? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, N.R., Schut, M., Graham, S., Barney, J., Childs, D., Christensen, S., Cousens, R., Davis, A.S., Eisenberg, H., Ervin, D., Mirsky, S.B. 2016. Transdisciplinary weed research: new leverage on challenging weed problems? Weed Research. 56:345-358.

Detection and diversity of fungal nitric oxide reductase genes (p450nor) in agricultural soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Higgins, S.A., Welsh, A., Orellana, L.H., Konstantinidis, K.T., Chee-Sanford, J.C., Sanford, R.A., Schadt, C.W., Loeffler, F.E. 2016. Detection and diversity of fungal nitric oxide reductase genes (p450nor) in agricultural soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 82(10):2919-2928.