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Research Project: Improvement of Biotic Stress Resistance in Durum and Hard Red Spring Wheat Using Genetics and Genomics

Location: Cereal Crops Research

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

Map-based cloning of the Gpa1 gene regulating chloroplast biogenesis in barley - (Abstract Only)
Yang, S., Overlander, M., Fiedler, J.D. 2021. Map-based cloning of the Gpa1 gene regulating chloroplast biogenesis in barley [abstract]. Plant Biology Conference 2021. p.1082485.

Translational research to incorporate novel traits: Disease resistance - (Book / Chapter)

Characterization of synthetic wheat line Largo for resistance to stem rust Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, J.S., Overlander, M., Faris, J.D., Klindworth, D.L., Rouse, M.N., Kang, H., Long, Y., Jin, Y., Lagudah, E.S., Xu, S.S. 2021. Characterization of synthetic wheat line Largo for resistance to stem rust. Genes, Genomes, Genetics. https://doi.org/10.1093/g3journal/jkab193.

Function and evolution of allelic variation of Sr13 conferring resistance to stem rust in tetraploid wheat (Triticum turgidum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gill, B., Klindworth, D.L., Rouse, M.N., Zhang, J., Zhang, Q., Sharma, J.S., Chu, C.N., Long, Y., Chao, S., Olivera, P.D., Friesen, T.L., Zhong, S., Jin, Y., Faris, J.D., Fiedler, J.D., Elias, E.M., Liu, S., Cai, X., Xu, S.S. 2021. Function and evolution of allelic variation of Sr13 conferring resistance to stem rust in tetraploid wheat (Triticum turgidum L.). Plant Journal. 106:1674-1691. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15263.

Genetic analysis of the barley variegation mutant, grandpa1.a Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, S., Overlander, M., Fiedler, J.D. 2021. Genetic analysis of the barley variegation mutant, grandpa1.a. BMC Plant Biology. 21(1):134. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-021-02915-9.

A protein kinase-major sperm protein gene hijacked by a necrotrophic fungal pathogen triggers disease susceptibility in wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Z., Running, K.L., Sudeshi, S., Peters Haugrud, A.R., Szabo-Hever, A., Shi, G., Brueggeman, R.S., Xu, S.S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2021. A protein kinase-major sperm protein gene hijacked by a necrotrophic fungal pathogen triggers disease susceptibility in wheat. Plant Journal. 106(3):720-732. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15194.

Draft genome sequence of Streptomyces sp. HB-N217 isolated from the marine sponge Forcepia sp. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xavier, R.K., Xu, D., McCarthy, P., Yang, S., Wang, G. 2021. Draft genome sequence of Streptomyces sp. HB-N217 isolated from the marine sponge Forcepia sp.. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 10. Article e01410-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.01410-20.

A wheat cysteine-rich receptor-like kinase confers broad-spectrum resistance against Septoria tritici blotch Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saintenac, C., Cambon, F., Aouini, L., Verstappen, E., Mahmod T. Ghaffary, S., Poucet, T., Marande, W., Berges, H., Xu, S.S., Jaouannet, M., Favory, B., Alassimone, J., Sanchez-Vallet, A., Faris, J.D., Kema, G., Robert, O. 2021. A wheat cysteine-rich receptor-like kinase confers broad-spectrum resistance against Septoria tritici blotch. Nature Communications. 12:433. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-20685-0.

The Global Durum Wheat Panel: An international effort to identify and exchange beneficial alleles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mazzucotelli, E., Sciara, G., Mastrangelo, A., Desiderio, F., Xu, S.S., Faris, J.D., Hayden, M.J., Tricker, P.J., Ozkan, H., Echenique, V. 2020. The Global Durum Wheat Panel: An international effort to identify and exchange beneficial alleles. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11:569905. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.569905.

Identification and molecular mapping of a major QTL on chromosome 2A conferring resistance to Fusarium head blight in emmer wheat - (Abstract Only)
Leng, Y., Poudel, B., Bernardo, A.E., Bian, R., Karmacharya, A., Mullins, J., Bai, G., Xu, S.S., Zhong, S. 2020. Identification and molecular mapping of a major QTL on chromosome 2A conferring resistance to Fusarium head blight in emmer wheat [abstract]. National Fusarium Head Blight Forum. p.7.

Homoeology of Thinopyrum distichum single chromosome additions in triticale and wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marais, F., Fiedler, J.D., Tao, H., Pirseyedi, S., Hegstad, J., Ganaparthi, V., Liu, Y., Bisek, B., Li, X. 2020. Homoeology of Thinopyrum distichum single chromosome additions in triticale and wheat. Crop Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20357.

Genetic and physical localization of the gene controlling leaf pigmentation pattern in Medicago truncatula Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, X., Qin, Q., Wu, X., Li, D., Yang, S. 2020. Genetic and physical localization of the gene controlling leaf pigmentation pattern in Medicago truncatula. Genes, Genomes, Genetics. https://doi.org/10.1534/g3.120.401689.

A novel adult plant leaf rust resistance gene Lr2K38 mapped on wheat chromosome 1AL Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sapkota, S., Mergoum, M., Kumar, A., Fiedler, J.D., Johnson, J., Bland, D., Lopez, B., Sutton, S., Ghimire, B., Buck, J., Chen, Z., Harrison, S. 2020. A novel adult plant leaf rust resistance gene Lr2K38 mapped on wheat chromosome 1AL. The Plant Genome. 13:e20061. https://doi.org/10.1002/tpg2.20061.

Dissection and physical mapping of wheat chromosome 7B by inducing meiotic recombination with its homoeologues in Aegilops speltoides and Thinopyrum elongatum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, M., Zhang, W., Zhu, X., Sun, Q., Yan, C., Xu, S.S., Fiedler, J.D., Cai, X. 2020. Dissection and physical mapping of wheat chromosome 7B by inducing meiotic recombination with its homoeologues in Aegilops speltoides and Thinopyrum elongatum. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-020-03680-3.

Molecular regulation and genetic manipulation of alkaloid accumulation in tobacco plants Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Guo, Y., Hiatt, E., Bonnet, C., Kudithipudi, C., Shi, H., Patra, B., Lewis, R.S., Dorlhac De Borne, F., Lusso, M., Berger, I., Zhang, H., Yang, S., Gilles, T., Xu, D. 2021. Molecular regulation and genetic manipulation of alkaloid accumulation in tobacco plants. In: Rahman, A., editor. Studies in Natural Products Chemistry. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier B.V. p. 119-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819489-8.00006-5.

Genetic diversity analysis of a flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) global collection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoque, A., Fiedler, J.D., Rahman, M. 2020. Genetic diversity analysis of a flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) global collection. BMC Genetics. 21:557. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-06922-2.

Genetic mapping of spot form net blotch resistance using a bi-parental population - (Abstract Only)
Alhashel, A., Podel, R., Clare, S., Friesen, T.L., Yang, S., Brueggeman, R. 2020. Genetic mapping of spot form net blotch resistance using a bi-parental population [abstract]. Plant Health 2020. 16075.

Pyrenophora tritici-repentis race 4 isolates cause disease on tetraploid wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, J., Shi, G., Kalil, A., Friskop, A., Elias, E., Xu, S.S., Faris, J.D., Liu, Z. 2020. Pyrenophora tritici-repentis race 4 isolates cause disease on tetraploid wheat. Phytopathology. 110:1781-1790. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-05-20-0179-R.

Genetic localization of the SPC gene controlling pod coiling direction in Medicago truncatula Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, X., Qin, Q., Wu, X., Li, D., Yang, S. 2020. Genetic localization of the SPC gene controlling pod coiling direction in Medicago truncatula. Genes and Genomics. 42:735-742. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13258-020-00947-3.

Meta-QTL analysis of tan spot resistance in wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Salsman, E., Wang, R., Galagedara, N., Zhang, Q., Fiedler, J.D., Liu, Z., Xu, S.S., Faris, J.D., Li, X. 2020. Meta-QTL analysis of tan spot resistance in wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 133:2363-2375. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-020-03604-1.

Plant genes hijacked by necrotrophic fungal pathogens Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Faris, J.D., Friesen, T.L. 2020. Plant genes hijacked by necrotrophic fungal pathogens. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 56:74-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pbi.2020.04.003.

Genome-wide association mapping of tan spot resistance in a worldwide collection of durum wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Galagedara, N., Liu, Y., Fiedler, J.D., Shi, G., Chao, S., Xu, S.S., Faris, J.D., Li, X., Liu, Z. 2020. Genome-wide association mapping of tan spot resistance in a worldwide collection of durum wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 133:2227–2237. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-020-03593-1.

Horizontal gene transfer of Fhb7 from fungus underlies Fusarium head blight resistance in wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, H., Sun, S., Ge, W., Zhao, L., Hou, B., Wang, K., Lyu, Z., Chen, L., Xu, S., Guo, J., Xu, S.S., Bai, G. 2020. Horizontal gene transfer of Fhb7 from fungus underlies Fusarium head blight resistance in wheat. Science. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aba5435.

Antagonistic regulation of auxiliary bud outgrowth by the BRANCHED genes in tobacco Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ding, N., Qin, Q., Wu, X., Miller, R., Zaitlin, D., Li, D., Yang, S. 2020. Antagonistic regulation of auxiliary bud outgrowth by the BRANCHED genes in tobacco. Plant Molecular Biology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11103-020-00983-3.

Variation analysis of root system development in wheat seedlings using a root phenotyping system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adeleke, E., Millas, R., McNeal, W., Faris, J.D., Taheri, A. 2020. Variation analysis of root system development in wheat seedlings using a root phenotyping system. Agronomy. 10(2):206. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10020206.

Partitioning and physical mapping of wheat chromosome 3B and its homoeologue 3E in Thinopyrum elongatum by inducing homoeologous recombination Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, M., Zhang, W., Zhu, X., Sun, Q., Chao, S., Yan, C., Xu, S.S., Fiedler, J.D., Cai, X. 2020. Partitioning and physical mapping of wheat chromosome 3B and its homoeologue 3E in Thinopyrum elongatum by inducing homoeologous recombination. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 133:1277-1289. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-020-03547-7.

Mapping and characterization of yield component traits in cultivated emmer and durum wheat - (Abstract Only)
Peters Haugrud, A.R., Green, A.J., Xu, S.S., Faris, J.D. 2020. Mapping and characterization of yield component traits in cultivated emmer and durum wheat [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVIII. PO0925.

Using forward and reverse genetics to clone the septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene Snn5 in wheat - (Abstract Only)
Running, K., Sharma, S., Xu, S.S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2020. Using forward and reverse genetics to clone the septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene Snn5 in wheat [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVIII. PO0945.

A novel class of homoeologous genes targeted by a fungal necrotrophic effector triggers disease susceptibility in wheat - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, Z., Running, K., Seneviratne, S., Peters Haugrud, A., Brueggeman, R., Szabo-Hever, A., Xu, S.S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2020. A novel class of homoeologous genes targeted by a fungal necrotrophic effector triggers disease susceptibility in wheat [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVIII. W1106.

Development and Validation of Semi-Thermal Asymmetric Reverse PCR Markers for Ug99-effective Stem Rust Resistance Genes in Wheat - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, J., Long, Y., Gill, B.K., Sharma, J.S., Zhang, Q., Klindworth, D.L., Cai, X., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D., Xu, S.S. 2020. Development and Validation of Semi-Thermal Asymmetric Reverse PCR Markers for Ug99-effective Stem Rust Resistance Genes in Wheat [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVII. PO0941.

Identification of a major dominant gene for race-nonspecific tan spot resistance in wild emmer wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faris, J.D., Overlander, M., Kariyawasam, G.K., Carter, A., Xu, S.S., Liu, Z. 2019. Identification of a major dominant gene for race-nonspecific tan spot resistance in wild emmer wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 133:829-841. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-019-03509-8.

Molecular characterization of Hessian fly resistance genes in Aegilops tauschii - (Abstract Only)
Long, Y., Zhang, Q., Anderson, K.M., Yu, G., Arora, S., Steuernagel, B., Luo, M., Cai, X., Gu, Y.Q., Wuddineh, W., Faris, J.D., Chen, M., Xu, S.S., Wulff, B.H., Lagudah, E.S., Harris, M.O. 2020. Molecular characterization of Hessian fly resistance genes in Aegilops tauschii [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVIII. W809.

Comprehensive analysis of Q gene near isogenic lines reveals key molecular pathways for wheat domestication and improvement Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Z., Li, A., Song, G., Geng, S., Gill, B.S., Faris, J.D., Mao, L. 2019. Comprehensive analysis of Q gene near isogenic lines reveals key molecular pathways for wheat domestication and improvement. Plant Journal. 102:299-310. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.14624.

QTL mapping of resistance to tan spot induced by race 2 of Pyrenophora tritici-repentis in tetraploid wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Salsman, E., Fiedler, J.D., Hegstad, J.B., Liu, Z., Faris, J.D., Xu, S.S., Li, X. 2019. QTL mapping of resistance to tan spot induced by race 2 of Pyrenophora tritici-repentis in tetraploid wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 133:433-442. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-019-03474-2.

Antagonistic regulation of auxiliary bud outgrowth by the branched genes in tobacco - (Abstract Only)
Ding, N., Qin, Q., Wu, X., Miller, R., Zaitlin, D., Li, D., Yang, S. 2020. Antagonistic regulation of auxiliary bud outgrowth by the branched genes in tobacco [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVIII. PE0502.

Genetic mapping of phosphorus use in hard red spring wheat cultivated in the Northern Great Plains over the last century - (Abstract Only)
Fiedler, J.D., Ardayfio, N., Paler, J., Goos, J. 2020. Genetic mapping of phosphorus use in hard red spring wheat cultivated in the Northern Great Plains over the last century [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVIII. PE0960.

Molecular mapping of loci conferring susceptibility to spot blotch and resistance to powdery mildew in barley using the sequencing-based genotyping approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leng, Y., Zhao, M., Fiedler, J.D., Dreiseitl, A., Chao, S., Li, X., Zhong, S. 2020. Molecular mapping of loci conferring susceptibility to spot blotch and resistance to powdery mildew in barley using the sequencing-based genotyping approach. Phytopathology. 110(2):440-446. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-08-19-0292-R.

Mapping and characterization of two stem rust resistance genes derived from cultivated emmer wheat accession PI 193883 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, J.S., Zhang, Q., Rouse, M.N., Klindworth, D.L., Friesen, T.L., Long, Y., Olivera, P.D., Jin, Y., McClean, P.E., Xu, S.S., Faris, J.D. 2019. Mapping and characterization of two stem rust resistance genes derived from cultivated emmer wheat accession PI 193883. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-019-03417-x.

Genetic mapping of the Ph gene conferring disease resistance to black shank in tobacco Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bao, Y., Ding, N., Qin, Q., Wu, X., Martinez, N., Miller, R., Zaitlin, D., Li, D., Yang, S. 2019. Genetic mapping of the Ph gene conferring disease resistance to black shank in tobacco. Molecular Breeding. 39(9):122. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-019-1036-x.

Genetic mapping and prediction analysis of FHB resistance in a hard red spring wheat breeding population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Salsman, E., Fiedler, J.D., Hegstad, J., Green, A., Mergoum, M., Zhong, S., Li, X. 2019. Genetic mapping and prediction analysis of FHB resistance in a hard red spring wheat breeding population. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10:1007. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.01007.

A genome-wide association study of highly heritable agronomic traits in durum wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, S., Xu, S.S., Chao, S., Sun, Q., Liu, S., Xia, G. 2019. A genome-wide association study of highly heritable agronomic traits in durum wheat. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10:919. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.00919.

Nested loop PCR (NL-PCR) for amplification of large DNA fragments with complex structures in wheat [Abstract] - (Abstract Only)
Long, Y., Sun, Q., Steuernagel, B., Cai, X., Faris, J.D., Harris, M.O., Wulff, B.B., Lagudah, E.S., Xu, S.S. 2019. Nested loop PCR (NL-PCR) for amplification of large DNA fragments with complex structures in wheat [Abstract]. 1st International Wheat Congress. July 21-26, 2019. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Poster No. P048.

A tale of three wheat genes reveals the ability of a necrotrophic pathogen to bamboozle diverse host targets - (Abstract Only)
Faris, J.D., Zhang, Z., Friesen, T.L. 2019. A tale of three wheat genes reveals the ability of a necrotrophic pathogen to bamboozle diverse host targets [abstract]. 1st International Wheat Congress. July 21-26, 2019. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Abstract No. 019196.

Identification of QTL for Yield Components and Seed Morphology in three Durum × Cultivated Emmer Populations - (Abstract Only)
Peters Haugrud, A.R., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2019. Identification of QTL for Yield Components and Seed Morphology in three Durum × Cultivated Emmer Populations [abstract]. 1st International Wheat Congress. July 21-26, 2019. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Poster No. P208.

High-resolution mapping of the septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene Snn2 in wheat - (Abstract Only)
Seneviratne, S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2019. High-resolution mapping of the septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene Snn2 in wheat [abstract]. 1st International Wheat Congress. July 21-26, 2019. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Poster No. P183.

Toward the molecular cloning of a septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene in durum wheat - (Abstract Only)
Running, K.L., Sharma, S., Xu, S.S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2019. Toward the molecular cloning of a septoria nodorum blotch susceptibility gene in durum wheat [abstract]. 1st International Wheat Congress. July 21-26, 2019. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Poster No. P179.

Analysis of recombinant inbred line populations derived from wheat landraces to identify new genes for wheat stem sawfly resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Varella, A.C., Weaver, D.K., Blake, N.K., Hofland, M.L., Heo, H., Cook, J.P., Lamb, P.F., Jordan, K.W., Akhunov, E., Chao, S., Talbert, L.E. 2019. Analysis of recombinant inbred line populations derived from wheat landraces to identify new genes for wheat stem sawfly resistance. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 132(8):2195-2207. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-019-03347-8.

A novel QTL in durum wheat for resistance to the wheat stem sawfly associated with early expression of stem solidness Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Varella, A.C., Zhang, H., Weaver, D.K., Cook, J.P., Hofland, M.L., Lamb, P., Chao, S., Martin, J.M., Blake, N.K., Talbert, L.E. 2019. A novel QTL in durum wheat for resistance to the wheat stem sawfly associated with early expression of stem solidness. G3, Genes/Genomes/Genetics. 9(6):1999-2006. https://doi.org/10.1534/g3.119.400240.

Diversification and understanding of the wheat B genome by homoeologous recombination and comparative genome analysis [abstract] - (Abstract Only)
Cai, X., Zhang, W., Zhang, M., Gyawali, Y., Zhu, X., Cao, Y., Naraghi, S.M., Ren, S., Long, Y., Shi, G., Zhang, Q., Sun, Q., Ma, G., Liu, Z., Yan, C., Chao, S., Xu, S.S. 2019. Diversification and understanding of the wheat B genome by homoeologous recombination and comparative genome analysis [abstract]. 1at International Wheat Congress. July 21-26, 2019. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Poster No. P454.

Elimination of yellow pigment gene tightly linked to stem rust resistance gene Sr43 derived from Thinopyrum ponticum [Abstract] - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, Q., Long, Y., Friesen, T.L., Jin, Y., Rouse, M.N., Cai, X., Dykes, L., Xu, S.S. 2019. Elimination of yellow pigment gene tightly linked to stem rust resistance gene Sr43 derived from Thinopyrum ponticum [abstract]. 1st International Wheat Congress. July 21-26, 2019. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Poster No. P189.

Genetic Diversity and Selective Sweep Analysis of Tetraploid Wheat Populations with Different Levels of Domestication and Adaptation - (Abstract Only)
Fiedler, J.D., Liu, Y., Xu, S.S., Faris, J.D., Elias, E., Li, X. 2019. Genetic Diversity and Selective Sweep Analysis of Tetraploid Wheat Populations with Different Levels of Domestication and Adaptation [abstract]. 1st International Wheat Congress. July 21-26, 2019. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Poster No. P394.

Genetic analysis of threshability and other spike traits in the evolution of cultivated emmer to fully domesticated durum wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, J.S., Running, K.L., Xu, S.S., Zhang, Q., Peters, A.R., Sharma, S., McClean, P.E., Faris, J.D. 2019. Genetic analysis of threshability and other spike traits in the evolution of cultivated emmer to fully domesticated durum wheat. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 294(3):757-771. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-019-01544-0.

Genetics of variable disease expression conferred by inverse gene-for-gene interactions in the wheat-Parastagonospora nodorum pathosystem Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peters Haugrud, A.R., Zhang, Z., Richards, J.K., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2019. Genetics of variable disease expression conferred by inverse gene-for-gene interactions in the wheat-Parastagonospora nodorum pathosystem. Plant Physiology. 180(1):420-434. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.19.00149.

Genetic diversity and resistance to Fusarium head blight in synthetic hexaploid wheat derived from Aegilops tauschii and diverse Triticum turgidum subspecies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Szabo-Hever, A., Zhang, Q., Friesen, T.L., Shaobin, Z., Elias, E.M., Cai, X., Jin, Y., Faris, J.D., Chao, S., Xu, S.S. 2018. Genetic diversity and resistance to Fusarium head blight in synthetic hexaploid wheat derived from Aegilops tauschii and diverse Triticum turgidum subspecies. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01829.

Fusarium graminearum KP4-like proteins possess root growth-inhibiting activity against wheat and potentially contribute to fungal virulence in seedling rot Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, S., Faris, J.D. 2019. Fusarium graminearum KP4-like proteins possess root growth-inhibiting activity against wheat and potentially contribute to fungal virulence in seedling rot. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 123:1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2018.11.002.

Molecular and cytogenetic characterization of six wheat-Aegilops markgrafii disomic addition lines and their resistance to rusts and powdery mildew Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, Z., Chao, S., Cai, X., Whetten, R.B., Breiland, M., Cowger, C., Chen, X., Friebe, B., Gill, B.S., Rasmussen, J.B., Klindworth, D.L., Xu, S.S. 2018. Molecular and cytogenetic characterization of six wheat-Aegilops markgrafii disomic addition lines and their resistance to rusts and powdery mildew. Frontiers in Plant Science. http://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01616.

Delimitation of wheat ph1b deletion and development of ph1b-specific DNA markers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gyawali, Y., Zhang, W., Chao, S., Xu, S.S., Cai, X. 2019. Delimitation of wheat ph1b deletion and development of ph1b-specific DNA markers. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 132(1):195–204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-018-3207-2.

Decades of Breeding Scab Resistant Durum Wheat in North Dakota: Challenges and Successes - (Abstract Only)
Elias, E.M., Xu, S.S., Manthey, F.A. 2019. Decades of Breeding Scab Resistant Durum Wheat in North Dakota: Challenges and Successes [Abstract]. International Conference From Seed To Pasta III: A Sustainable Durum Wheat Chain for Food Security and Healthy Lives. September 19-21, 2018. Bologna, Italy. https://www.fromseedtopasta.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Elias_Elias.pdf

Meiotic homoeologous recombination-based mapping of wheat chromosome 2B and its homoeologues in Aegilops speltoides and Thinopyrum elongatum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, W., Zhu, X., Zhang, M., Chao, S., Xu, S.S., Cai, X. 2018. Meiotic homoeologous recombination-based mapping of wheat chromosome 2B and its homoeologues in Aegilops speltoides and Thinopyrum elongatum. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 31(11):2381–2395. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-018-3160-0.

Molecular mapping of QTL for Fusarium head blight resistance introgressed into durum wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, M., Leng, Y., Chao, S., Xu, S.S., Zhong, S. 2018. Molecular mapping of QTL for Fusarium head blight resistance introgressed into durum wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 131(9):1939–1951. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-018-3124-4.

Transgenerational CRISPR-Cas9 activity facilitates multiplex gene editing in allopolyploid wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, W., Pan, Q., He, F., Akhunova, A., Chao, S., Trick, H., Akhunov, E. 2018. Transgenerational CRISPR-Cas9 activity facilitates multiplex gene editing in allopolyploid wheat. The CRISPR Journal. 1.