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Research Project: Improving Control of Stripe Rusts of Wheat and Barley through Characterization of Pathogen Populations and Enhancement of Host Resistance

Location: Wheat Health, Genetics, and Quality Research

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

Characterization, molecular mapping and identification of candidates for a gene conferring high-temperature adult-plant resistance to wheat stripe rust originally from Aegilops ventricosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Evaluation of Pacific Northwest winter wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2021 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Evaluation of Pacific Northwest spring wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2021 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Populations of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici in Winter-Spore Production Regions Were Spread from Southwestern Oversummering Areas in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

GWAS for stripe rust resistance in wild emmer wheat (Triticum dicoccoides) population: Obstacles and solutions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tene, M., Adhikari, E., Cobo, N., Jordan, K.W., Matny, O., del Blanco, I.A., Roter, J., Ezrati, S., Govta, L., Manisterski, J., Yehuda, P.B., Chen, X., Steffenson, B., Akhunov, E., Sela, H. 2022. GWAS for stripe rust resistance in wild emmer wheat (Triticum dicoccoides) population: Obstacles and solutions. Crops. 2(1):42-61. https://doi.org/10.3390/crops2010005.

Classification and regression models for genomic selection of skewed phenotypes: A case for disease resistance in winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Merrick, L.F., Lozada, D.N., Chen, X., Carter, A.H. 2022. Classification and regression models for genomic selection of skewed phenotypes: A case for disease resistance in winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Frontiers in Genetics. 13. Article 835781. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2022.835781.

Genome-wide association analysis of stable stripe rust resistance loci in a Chinese wheat landrace panel using the 660K SNP array Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yao, F., Guan, F., Duan, L., Long, L., Tang, H., Jiang, Y., Li, H., Jiang, Q., Wang, J., Qi, P., Kang, H., Li, W., Ma, J., Pu, Z., Deng, M., Wei, Y., Zheng, Y., Chen, X., Chen, G. 2021. Genome-wide association analysis of stable stripe rust resistance loci in a Chinese wheat landrace panel using the 660K SNP array. Frontiers in Plant Science. 12. Article 783830. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.783830.

The RLK protein TaCRK10 activates wheat high-temperature seedling-plant resistance to stripe rust through interacting with TaH2A.1 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, J.H., Wang, J.J., Li, J., Shang, H.S., Chen, X., Hu, X.P. 2021. The RLK protein TaCRK10 activates wheat high-temperature seedling-plant resistance to stripe rust through interacting with TaH2A.1. Plant Journal. 108(5):1241-1255. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15513.

Molecular characterization of wheat stripe rust pathogen (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) collections from nine countries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, Q., Wan, A., Wang, M., See, D.R., Chen, X. 2021. Molecular characterization of wheat stripe rust pathogen (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) collections from nine countries. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 22(17). Article 9457. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22179457.

Breeding with Major and Minor Genes: Genomic Selection for Quantitative Disease Resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Merrick, L.F., Burke, A.B., Chen, X., Carter, A.H. 2021. Breeding with Major and Minor Genes: Genomic Selection for Quantitative Disease Resistance. Frontiers in Plant Science. 12. Article 713667. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.713667.

Population diversity, dynamics, and differentiation of wheat stripe rust pathogen Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici from 2010 to 2017 and comparison with 1968 to 2009 in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, Q., Wan, A., Wang, M., See, D.R., Chen, X. 2021. Population diversity, dynamics, and differentiation of wheat stripe rust pathogen Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici from 2010 to 2017 and comparison with 1968 to 2009 in the United States. Frontiers in Microbiology. 12. Article 696835. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.696835.

Virulence characterization of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici collections from six countries in 2013 to 2020 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Wang, M., Wan, A., Bai, Q., Li, M., Lopez, P.F., Maccaferri, M., Mastrangelo, A., Barnes, C.W., Campan, D., Tenuta, A., Abdelrhim, A. 2021. Virulence characterization of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici collections from six countries in 2013 to 2020. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. https://doi.org/10.1080/07060661.2021.1958259.

Novel stripe rust all-stage resistance loci edentified in a worldwide collection of durum wheat using genome-wide association mapping Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aoun, M., Chen, X., Somo, M., Xu, S.S., Li, X., Elias, E.M. 2021. Novel stripe rust all-stage resistance loci edentified in a worldwide collection of durum wheat using genome-wide association mapping. The Plant Genome. 14. Article e20136. https://doi.org/10.1002/tpg2.20136.

Potential Infection Risks of the Wheat Stripe Rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) and Stem Rust (P. graminis f. sp. tritici) Pathogens on Alternate Host Barberry in Asia and Southeastern Europe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sinha, P., Chen, X. 2021. Potential Infection Risks of the Wheat Stripe Rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) and Stem Rust (P. graminis f. sp. tritici) Pathogens on Alternate Host Barberry in Asia and Southeastern Europe. Phytopathology. 10(5). Article 957. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10050957.

QTL analysis of adult plant resistance to stripe rust in a winter wheat recombinant inbred population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandt, K.M., Chen, X., Tabima, J.F., See, D.R., Zemetra, R.S. 2021. QTL analysis of adult plant resistance to stripe rust in a winter wheat recombinant inbred population. Plants. 10(3). Article 572. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10030572.

Evaluation of Pacific Northwest spring wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2020 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Sprott, J.A., Evans, C.K. 2021. Evaluation of Pacific Northwest spring wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2020. Plant Disease Management Reports. 15. Article 031.

Evaluation of foliar fungicides for control of stripe rust on spring wheat in 2020 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Evans, C.K., Sprott, J.A. 2021. Evaluation of foliar fungicides for control of stripe rust on spring wheat in 2020. Plant Disease Management Reports. 15. Article CF031. https://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/pdmr/reports/2021/CF029.pdf.

Evaluation of Pacific Northwest winter wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2020 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Sprott, J.A., Evans, C.K., Qin, R. 2021. Evaluation of Pacific Northwest winter wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2020. Plant Disease Management Reports. 15:CF030.

Evaluation of foliar fungicides for control of stripe rust on winter wheat in 2020 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Evans, C.K., Sprott, J.A. 2021. Evaluation of foliar fungicides for control of stripe rust on winter wheat in 2020. Plant Disease Management Reports. 15:CF028.

NBS-LRR gene TaRPS2 is positively associated with the high-temperature seedling-plant resistance of wheat against Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, Y.S., Tao, F., Su, C., Zhang, Y., Li, J., Wang, J.H., Xu, X.M., Chen, X., Shang, H.S., Hu, X.P. 2020. NBS-LRR gene TaRPS2 is positively associated with the high-temperature seedling-plant resistance of wheat against Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. Phytopathology. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-03-20-0063-R.

Mapping quantitative trait loci for high level resistance to stripe rust in spring wheat PI 197734 using a doubled haploid population and genotyping by multiplexed sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, L., Yuan, C., Wang, M., See, D.R., Chen, X. 2020. Mapping quantitative trait loci for high level resistance to stripe rust in spring wheat PI 197734 using a doubled haploid population and genotyping by multiplexed sequencing. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11. Article 596962. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.596962.

Population structure and genetic basis of the stripe rust resistance of 140 Chinese wheat landraces revealed by a genome-wide association study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yao, F.J., Long, L., Wang, Y.Q., Duan, L.Y., Zhao, X.Y., Jiang, Y., Pu, Z.E., Li, W., Jiang, Q.T., Wang, J.R., Wei, Y.M., Ma, J., Kang, H.Y., Dai, S.F., Q, P.F., Zheng, Y.L., Chen, G.Y., Chen, X. 2020. Population structure and genetic basis of the stripe rust resistance of 140 Chinese wheat landraces revealed by a genome-wide association study. Molecular Plant Pathology. 301. Article 110688. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2020.110688.

Registration of ‘Devote’ soft white winter wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, A.H., Balow, K.A., Shelton, G.B., Burke, A.B., Hagemeyer, K.E., Stowe, A., Worapong, J., Higginbotham, R.W., Chen, X., Engle, D.A., Murray, T.D., Morris, C.F. 2020. Registration of ‘Devote’ soft white winter wheat. Journal of Plant Registrations. 15(1):113-120. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20079.

Registration of ‘Scorpio’ hard red winter wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, A.H., Balow, K.A., Shelton, G.B., Burke, A.B., Hagemeyer, K.E., Stowe, A., Worapong, J., Higginbotham, R.W., Chen, X., Engle, D.A., Murray, T.D., Morris, C.F. 2020. Registration of ‘Scorpio’ hard red winter wheat. Journal of Plant Registrations. 15(1):113-120. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20076.

Genome-wide association study and gene specific markers identified 51 genes or QTL for resistance to stripe rust in U.S. winter wheat cultivars and breeding lines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mu, J., Liu, L., Liu, Y., Wang, M.N., See, D.R., Han, D., Chen, X. 2020. Genome-wide association study and gene specific markers identified 51 genes or QTL for resistance to stripe rust in U.S. winter wheat cultivars and breeding lines. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11:998. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.00998.

Revealing differentially expressed genes and identifying effector proteins of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici in response to high-temperature seedling-plant resistance of wheat based on RNA-seq Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tao, F., Hu, Y., Su, C., Li, J., Guo, L., Xu, X., Chen, X., Shang, H., Hu, X. 2020. Revealing differentially expressed genes and identifying effector proteins of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici in response to high-temperature seedling-plant resistance of wheat based on RNA-seq. mSphere. 5(3). https://doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00096-20.

An avirulence gene cluster in the wheat stripe rust pathogen (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) identified through genetic mapping and whole-genome sequencing of a sexual population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xia, C., Lei, Y., Wang, M., Chen, W., Chen, X. 2020. An avirulence gene cluster in the wheat stripe rust pathogen (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) identified through genetic mapping and whole-genome sequencing of a sexual population. mSphere. 5(3). https://doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00128-20.

Identification of a hyperparasitic Simplicillium obclavatum strain affecting the infection dynamics of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici on wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, N., Fan, X., Zhang, S., He, M.Y., Chen, X., Tang, C.L., Kang, Z.S., Wang, X.J. 2020. Identification of a hyperparasitic Simplicillium obclavatum strain affecting the infection dynamics of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici on wheat. Frontiers in Microbiology. 11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.01277.

Stripe rust epidemics of wheat and barley and races of Puccinia striiformis identified in the United States in 2019 - (Abstract Only)

Stripe rust resistance genes in U.S. wheat cultivars and breeding lines identified by molecular markers and genome-wide association studies - (Abstract Only)

Whole-genome sequencing of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici mutant isolates identifies avirulence gene candidates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y., Xia, C., Wang, M., Yin, C., Chen, X. 2020. Whole-genome sequencing of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici mutant isolates identifies avirulence gene candidates. BMC Genomics. 21. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-6677-y.

Identification of stripe rust resistance loci in U.S. spring wheat cultivars and breeding lines using genome-wide association mapping and Yr gene markers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, L., Wang, M.N., Zhang, Z.W., See, D.R., Chen, X. 2020. Identification of stripe rust resistance loci in U.S. spring wheat cultivars and breeding lines using genome-wide association mapping and Yr gene markers. Plant Disease. 104(8):2181-2192. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-19-2402-RE.

Pathogens which threaten food security: Puccinia striiformis, the wheat stripe rust pathogen Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X. 2020. Pathogens which threaten food security: Puccinia striiformis, the wheat stripe rust pathogen. Food Security Journal. 12:239-251. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-020-01016-z.

Genome-wide mapping of quantitative trait loci conferring all-stage and high-temperature adult-plant resistance to stripe rust in spring wheat landrace PI 181410 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Qie, Y., Li, X., Wang, M., Chen, X. 2020. Genome-wide mapping of quantitative trait loci conferring all-stage and high-temperature adult-plant resistance to stripe rust in spring wheat landrace PI 181410. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 21(2):478. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21020478.

Molecular characterization of international collections of the wheat stripe rust pathogen Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici reveals high diversity and intercontinental migration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma-Poudyal, S., Bai, Q., Wan, A., Wang, M., See, D.R., Chen, X. 2020. Molecular characterization of international collections of the wheat stripe rust pathogen Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici reveals high diversity and intercontinental migration. Phytopathology. 110(4):933-942. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-09-19-0355-R.

TaRPM1 positively regulates wheat high-temperature seedling-plant resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, J., Tian, W., Tao, F., Wang, J., Shang, H., Chen, X., Xu, X., Hu, X. 2020. TaRPM1 positively regulates wheat high-temperature seedling-plant resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10(1). https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.01679.

Trade-off between triadimefon sensitivity and pathogenicity in a selfed sexual population of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, Y., Meng, Y., Zhao, X.C., Chen, X., Ma, H.B., Xu, S.D., Huang, L.L., Kang, Z.S., Zhan, G.M. 2019. Trade-off between triadimefon sensitivity and pathogenicity in a selfed sexual population of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.02729.

Whole-genome sequencing of a Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici mutant population identifies avirulence gene candidates Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Li, Y., Xia, C., Wang, M., Chen, X. 2019. Whole-genome sequencing of a Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici mutant population identifies avirulence gene candidates. APS Annual Meeting. Phytopathology 109(10):S2.12. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-109-10-S2.1.

Stripe rust epidemics of wheat and barley and races of Puccinia striiformis identified in the United States in 2018 Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Wang, M., Chen, X. 2019. Stripe rust epidemics of wheat and barley and races of Puccinia striiformis identified in the United States in 2018. APS Annual Meeting. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-109-10-S2.1.

An ancestral NB-LRR with duplicated 3'UTRs confers stripe rust resistance in wheat and barley. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, C., Huang, L., Zhang, H., Hao, Q., Lyu, B., Wang, M., Epstein, L., Liu, M., Kou, C., Qi, J., Chen, F., Li, M., Gao, G., Ni, F., Zhang, L., Hao, M., Wang, J., Chen, X., Luo, M., Zheng, Y., Wu, J., Liu, D., Fu, D. 2019. An ancestral NB-LRR with duplicated 3'UTRs confers stripe rust resistance in wheat and barley.. Nature Communications. (2019)10:4023(1-12). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11872-9.

Genome-wide association study for yield-related traits in Sichuan wheat germplasm under stripe rust stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ye, X., Li, J., Cheng, Y., Yao, F., Long, L., Yu, C., Wang, Y., Wu, Y., Li, J., Wang, J., Jiang, Q., Li, W., Ma, J., Wei, Y., Chen, X., Zheng, Y., Chen, G. 2019. Genome-wide association study for yield-related traits in Sichuan wheat germplasm under stripe rust stress. BMC Genomics. BMC Genomics 20:640. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-6005-6.

Dissection of loci conferring resistance to stripe rust at the adult-plant stage of Chinese wheat landraces in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River via genome-wide association study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, Y., Li, J., Yao, F., Long, L., Wang, Y., Wu, Y., Li, J., Ye, X., Wang, J., Jiang, Q., Kang, H., Li, W., Qi, P., Liu, Y., Deng, M., Ma, J., Chen, X., Zheng, Y., Wei, Y., Chen, G. 2019. Dissection of loci conferring resistance to stripe rust at the adult-plant stage of Chinese wheat landraces in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River via genome-wide association study. Plant Science. VOLUME 287, 110204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2019.110204.

Genome-wide mapping of resistance to stripe rust caused by Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici in hexaploid winter wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muleta, K.T., Chen, X., Pumphrey, M. 2020. Genome-wide mapping of resistance to stripe rust caused by Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici in hexaploid winter wheat. Crop Science. 60(1):115-131. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20058.

Mobile And Real-time PLant disEase (MARPLE) diagnostics for strain-level identification of complex fungal pathogens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Radhakrishnan, G.V., Cook, N., Bueno-Sancho, V., Lewis, C.M., Persoons, A., Mitiku, A.D., Heaton, M., Davey, P., Abeyo, B., Alemayehu, Y., Badebo, A., Barnett, M., Bryant, R., Chatelain, J., Chen, X., Dong, S., Henriksson, T., Holdgate, S., Justesen, A.F., Kalous, J., Kang, Z., Laczny, S., Legoff, J., Richards, T., Randhawa, H.S., Thach, T., Wang, M., Hovmoller, M.S., Hodson, D.P., Saunders, D.G. 2019. Mobile And Real-time PLant disEase (MARPLE) diagnostics for strain-level identification of complex fungal pathogens. Genome Biology. Volume 17, Article 65. https://bmcbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12915-019-0684-y.

TaXa21, a LRR-rich receptor like kinase associated with TaWRKY76 and TaWRKY62, plays positive roles in wheat high-temperature seedling plant resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, J., Wang, J., Shang, H., Chen, X., Xu, X., Hu, X. 2019. TaXa21, a LRR-rich receptor like kinase associated with TaWRKY76 and TaWRKY62, plays positive roles in wheat high-temperature seedling plant resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-05-19-0137-R.

Variation in telial formation of Puccinia striiformis in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wan, A., Wang, M., Chen, X. 2019. Variation in telial formation of Puccinia striiformis in the United States. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 10:826-849. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2019.105060.

Genome sequence resource of a Puccinia striiformis isolate infecting wheatgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y., Xia, C., Wang, M., Yin, C., Chen, X. 2019. Genome sequence resource of a Puccinia striiformis isolate infecting wheatgrass. Phytopathology. 109(9):1509-1512. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-02-19-0054-A.

Inheritance of virulence and linkages of virulence genes in an Ethiopian isolate of the wheat stripe rust pathogen (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) determined through sexual recombination on Berberis holstii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siyoum, G.Z., Zeng, Q., Zhao, J., Chen, X., Badebo, A., Tian, Y., Huang, L., Kang, Z., Zhan, G. 2019. Inheritance of virulence and linkages of virulence genes in an Ethiopian isolate of the wheat stripe rust pathogen (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) determined through sexual recombination on Berberis holstii. Plant Disease. 103(9):2451-2459. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-02-19-0269-RE.

Functional variation of plant-pathogen interactions: new concept and methods for virulence data analyses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kosman, E., Chen, X., Dreiseitl, A., McCallum, B., Lebeda, A., Ben-Yehuda, P., Gultyaeva, E., Manisterski, J. 2019. Functional variation of plant-pathogen interactions: new concept and methods for virulence data analyses. Phytopathology. 109(8):1324-1330. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-02-19-0041-LE.

Evaluation of foliar fungicides for control of stripe rust on winter wheat in 2018 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Sprott, J.A., Evans, C.K., Liu, Y. 2019. Evaluation of foliar fungicides for control of stripe rust on winter wheat in 2018. Plant Disease Management Reports. 13:CF068.

Evaluation of foliar fungicides for control of stripe rust on spring wheat in 2018 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Sprott, J.A., Evans, C.K., Liu, Y. 2019. Evaluation of foliar fungicides for control of stripe rust on spring wheat in 2018. Plant Disease Management Reports. 13:CF067.

Evaluation of Pacific Northwest winter wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2018 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Sprott, J.A., Evans, C.K., Liu, Y. 2019. Evaluation of Pacific Northwest winter wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2018. Plant Disease Management Reports. 13:CF066.

Evaluation of Pacific Northwest spring wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2018 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Sprott, J.A., Evans, C.K., Liu, Y. 2019. Evaluation of Pacific Northwest spring wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2018. Plant Disease Management Reports. 13:CF065.

Whole genome mapping of stripe rust resistance QTL and race-specificity related to resistance reduction in winter wheat cultivar Eltan Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, L., Wang, M.N., Feng, J.Y., See, D.R., Chen, X. 2019. Whole genome mapping of stripe rust resistance QTL and race-specificity related to resistance reduction in winter wheat cultivar Eltan. Phytopathology. 109(7):1226-1235. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-10-18-0385-R.

Differential sensitivity among Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici isolates to propiconazole and pyraclostrobin fungicides Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kang, Z. H., Li, X., Wan, A. M., Wang, M. N., and Chen, X. M. 2019. Differential sensitivity among Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici isolates to propiconazole and pyraclostrobin fungicides Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 41(3):415-434

Ethyl-methanesulfonate mutagenesis generated diverse isolates of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici, the wheat stripe rust pathogen Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y., Wang, M., See, D.R., Chen, X. 2019. Ethyl-methanesulfonate mutagenesis generated diverse isolates of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici, the wheat stripe rust pathogen. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 35:28. https://doi.org/10.1007/S11274-019-2600-6.

Whole-genome sequencing of a sexual population of the wheat stripe rust pathogen identified candidates for avirulence genes Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Xia, C., Lei, Y., Wang, M., Chen, X. 2020. Whole-genome sequencing of a sexual population of the wheat stripe rust pathogen identified candidates for avirulence genes. Fungal Genetics Conference Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-109-10-S2.1.

Developing KASP markers on a major stripe rust resistance QTL in TAM 111 using 90K array and genotyping-by-sequencing SNPs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Basnet, B.R., Ibrahim, A.M., Rudd, J.C., Chen, X., Bowden, R.L., Xue, Q., Wang, S., Johnson, C., Metz, R., Mason, R.E., Hays, D.B., Liu, S. 2018. Developing KASP markers on a major stripe rust resistance QTL in TAM 111 using 90K array and genotyping-by-sequencing SNPs. Crop Science. 59(1):165-175. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2018.05.0349.

Genome-wide mapping for stripe rust resistance loci in common wheat cultivar Qinnong 142 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zen, Q., Wu, J., Liu, S., Chen, X., Yuan, F., Su, P., Wang, Q., Huang, S., Mu, J., Han, D., Kang, Z. 2019. Genome-wide mapping for stripe rust resistance loci in common wheat cultivar Qinnong 142. Plant Disease. 103(3):439-447. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-18-0846-RE.

Mapping QTL for resistance to new virulent races of wheat stripe rust from two Argentinean wheat varieties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cobo, N., Plfuger, L., Chen, X., Dubcovsky, J. 2018. Mapping QTL for resistance to new virulent races of wheat stripe rust from two Argentinean wheat varieties. Crop Science. 58(6):2470-2483. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2018.04.0286.

Development, validation, and re-selection of wheat lines with pyramided genes Yr64 and Yr15 linked on the short arm of chromosome 1B for resistance to stripe rust Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qie, Y., Liu, Y., Wang, M., Li, X., See, D.R., An, D., Chen, X. 2018. Development, validation, and re-selection of wheat lines with pyramided genes Yr64 and Yr15 linked on the short arm of chromosome 1B for resistance to stripe rust. Plant Disease. 103(1):51-58. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-03-18-0470-RE.

Combination of all-stage and high-temperature adult-plant resistance QTL confers high level, durable resistance to stripe rust in winter wheat cultivar Madsen Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, L., Wang, M., Feng, J., See, D.R., Chao, S., Chen, X. 2018. Combination of all-stage and high-temperature adult-plant resistance QTL confers high level, durable resistance to stripe rust in winter wheat cultivar Madsen. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. https://doi 10.1007/s00122-018-3116-4.

Large-scale transcriptomic analysis of wheat high-temperature seedling plant resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici revealed non-race-specific resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tao, F., Wang, J., Guo, Z., Hu, J., Xu, X., Yang, J., Chen, X., Hu, X. 2018. Large-scale transcriptomic analysis of wheat high-temperature seedling plant resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici revealed non-race-specific resistance. New Phytologist. https://doi:10.3389/fpls.2018.00240.

Evaluation of foliar fungicide treatments for control of stripe rust on winter wheat in 2017. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Evans, C.K., Sprott, J.A., Liu, Y. 2018. Evaluation of foliar fungicide treatments for control of stripe rust on winter wheat in 2017. Plant Disease Management Reports. https://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/pdmr/reports/2018/CF073.pdf.

Evaluation of foliar fungicide treatments for control of stripe rust on spring wheat in 2017 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Evans, C.K., Sprott, J.A., Liu, Y. 2018. Evaluation of foliar fungicide treatments for control of stripe rust on spring wheat in 2017. Plant Disease Management Reports. https://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/pdmr/reports/2018/CF074.pdf.

Evaluation of Pacific Northwest winter wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2017 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Evans, C.K., Sprott, J.A., Liu, Y. 2018. Evaluation of Pacific Northwest winter wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2017. Plant Disease Management Reports. https://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/pdmr/reports/2018/CF075.pdf.

Evaluation of Pacific Northwest spring wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2017 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Evans, C.K., Sprott, J.A., Liu, Y. 2018. Evaluation of Pacific Northwest spring wheat cultivars to fungicide application for control of stripe rust in 2017. Plant Disease Management Reports. https://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/pdmr/reports/2018/CF076.pdf.

Inheritance and linkage of virulence genes in chinese predominant race CYR32 of the wheat stripe rust pathogen Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Zheng, D., Zuo, S., Chen, X., Zhuang, H., Huang, L., Kang, Z., Zhao, J. 2018. Inheritance and linkage of virulence genes in chinese predominant race CYR32 of the wheat stripe rust pathogen Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi:10.3389/fpls.2018.00120.

Characterization of gene Yr79 and four additional QTL for all-stage and high-temperature adult-plant resistance to stripe rust in spring wheat PI 182103 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feng, J., Wang, M., See, D.R., Chao, S., Zheng, Y., Chen, X. 2018. Characterization of gene Yr79 and four additional QTL for all-stage and high-temperature adult-plant resistance to stripe rust in spring wheat PI 182103. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 108(6):737-747.

Pathogenesis-related protein genes involved in race-specific all-stage resistance and non-race specific high-temperature adult-plant resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici in wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farrakh, S., Wang, M., Chen, X. 2018. Pathogenesis-related protein genes involved in race-specific all-stage resistance and non-race specific high-temperature adult-plant resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici in wheat. Journal of Integrative Agriculture. https://doi:10.1016/S2095-3119(17)61853-7.

Secretome characterization and correlation analysis reveal putative pathogenicity mechanisms and identify candidate avirulence genes in the wheat stripe rust fungus Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xia, C., Wang, M., Cornejo, O.E., Jiwan, D.A., See, D.R., Chen, X. 2017. Secretome characterization and correlation analysis reveal putative pathogenicity mechanisms and identify candidate avirulence genes in the wheat stripe rust fungus Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. BMC Genomics. https://doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.02394.

Genome-wide association mapping of loci for resistance to stripe rust in North American elite spring wheat germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Godoy, J., Rynearson, S., Chen, X., Pumphrey, M. 2018. Genome-wide association mapping of loci for resistance to stripe rust in North American elite spring wheat germplasm. Phytopathology. 108(2):234-245.

Combining SNP genotyping array with bulked segregant analysis to map a gene controlling adult-plant resistance to stripe rust in wheat line 03031-1-5 H62 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, J., Wang, Q., Xu, L., Chen, X., Li, B., Mu, J., Zen, Q., Huang, L., Han, D., Kang, Z. 2018. Combining SNP genotyping array with bulked segregant analysis to map a gene controlling adult-plant resistance to stripe rust in wheat line 03031-1-5 H62. Phytopathology. 108(1):103-113.