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Research Project: Genetic Improvement of Sorghum for Bioenergy, Feed, and Food Uses

Location: Wheat, Sorghum and Forage Research

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

Pathogen and drought stress affect cell wall and phytohormone signaling to shape host responses in a sorghum COMT bmr12 mutant Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khasin, M., Bernhardson, L.F., Oneill, P.M., Palmer, N.A., Scully, E.D., Sattler, S.E., Funnell-Harris, D.L. 2021. Pathogen and drought stress affect cell wall and phytohormone signaling to shape host responses in a sorghum COMT bmr12 mutant. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 21:391. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-021-03149-5.

Sorghum brown midrib19 (Bmr19) gene links lignin biosynthesis to folate metabolism Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adeyanju, A.O., Sattler, S.E., Rich, P.J., Rivera-Burgos, L.A., Xu, X., Ejeta, G. 2021. Sorghum brown midrib19 (Bmr19) gene links lignin biosynthesis to folate metabolism. Genes. 12(5):660. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes12050660.

Field evaluation of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) lines that overexpress two monolignol-related genes that alter cell wall composition Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tetreault, H.M., Oneill, P.M., Toy, J.J., Gries, T.L., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sattler, S.E. 2020. Field evaluation of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) lines that overexpress two monolignol-related genes that alter cell wall composition. BioEnergy Research. 13(4)Available:https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12155-020-10218-4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-020-10218-4.

Loss of COMT activity reduces lateral root formation and alters drought response in sorghum brown midrib (bmr) 12 mutant Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saluja, M., Zhu, F., Yu, H., Walla, H., Sattler, S.E. 2021. Loss of COMT activity reduces lateral root formation and alters drought response in sorghum brown midrib (bmr) 12 mutant. New Phytologist. 229:2780-2794. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17051.

Modifying cell wall phenylpropanoids of small grains for increased usability and disease and drought resistance - (Abstract Only)
Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sattler, S.E., Khasin, M., Wegulo, S. 2020. Modifying cell wall phenylpropanoids of small grains for increased usability and disease and drought resistance.[Abstract]. Complex Biosystems Seminar Series, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Sept. 3, 2020.

Effects of fungicide chemical class, fungicide application timing, and environment on Fusarium head blight in winter wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolanos-Carriel, C., Baenziger, S.P., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Hallen-Adams, H., Eskridge, K.M., Wegulo, S.N. 2020. Effects of cultivar resistance, fungicide chemical class, and fungicide application timing on Fusarium head blight in winter wheat. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 158:667-679. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-020-02109-3.

Association of post-flowering non-senescence (stay-green) and dhurrin levels in response to stalk rot pathogens in sorghum bicolor - (Abstract Only)
Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sattler, S.E., Oneill, P.M., Bernhardson, L.F., Kilts, M., Khasin, M. 2020. Association of post-flowering non-senescence (stay-green) and dhurrin levels in response to stalk rot pathogens in sorghum bicolor. [abstract]. Plant Health 2020 (virtual). Accepted poster.

Structure and function of the cytochrome P450 monooxygenase cinnamate 4-hydroxylase from sorghum bicolor1 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, B., Lewis, K.M., Abril, A., Davydov, D.R., Vermerris, W., Sattler, S.E., Kang, C. 2020. Structure and function of the cytochrome P450 monooxygenase cinnamate 4-hydroxylase from sorghum bicolor1. Plant Physiology. 183:957-973. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.20.00406.

Overexpression of ferulate 5-hydroxylase increases syringyl units in Sorghum bicolor Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tetreault, H.M., Gries, T.L., Palmer, N.A., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sarath, G., Sattler, S.E., Sato, S., Ge, Z. 2020. Overexpression of ferulate 5-hydroxylase increases syringyl units in Sorghum bicolor. Plant Molecular Biology. 103(3):269-285. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11103-020-00991-3.

Tri5 gene expression analysis during postharvest storage of wheat grain from field plots treated with a triazole and a strobilurin fungicide Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolanos-Carriel, C., Wegulo, S.N., Baenziger, S.P., Eskridge, K.M., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Mcmaster, N., Schmale III, D.G., Hallen-Adams, H.E. 2020. Tri5 gene expression analysis during postharvest storage of wheat grain from field plots treated with a triazole and a strobilurin fungicide. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 42(4):547-559. https://doi.org/10.1080/07060661.2019.1700169.

Response of wheat constitutively expressing monolignol biosynthesis genes to fusarium head blight - (Abstract Only)
Funnell-Harris, D.L., Duray, Z., Sattler, S.E., Wegulo, S.N., Dill-Macky, R., Tatineni, S. 2019. Response of wheat constitutively expressing monolignol biosynthesis genes to fusarium head blight. In: Canty, S., A. Hoffstetter, B. Wiermer and R. Dill-Macky (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2019 National Fusarium Head Blight Forum (p. 48). East Lansing, MI/Lexington, KY: U.S. Wheat & Barley Scab Initiative.

Testing transgenic spring wheat and barley lines for reaction to fusarium head blight: 2019 field nursery report - (Abstract Only)
Dill-Macky, R., Curland, R. D., Beheshteh, Z., Muehlbauer, G. J., Bethke, G., Funnell-Harris, D., Shah, J., McLaughlin, J. and Tumer, N. 2019. Testing transgenic spring wheat and barley lines for reaction to Fusarium head blight: 2019 field nursery report. In: Canty, S., A. Hoffstetter, B. Wiermer and R. Dill-Macky (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2019 National Fusarium Head Blight Forum (p. 46). East Lansing, MI/Lexington, KY: U.S. Wheat & Barley Scab Initiative.

Effects of field-applied fungicides, grain moisture, and time on deoxynivalenol during postharvest storage of winter wheat grain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolanos-Carriel, C., Wegulo, S.N., Hallen-Adams, H., Baenziger, P.S., Eskridge, K.M., Funnell-Harris, D.L. 2020. Effects of field-applied fungicides, grain moisture, and time on deoxynivalenol during postharvest storage of winter wheat grain. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 100(3):304-313. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2019-0075.

Responses of sorghum and wheat modified in phenylpropanoid metabolism to fungal pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sattler, S.E., Khasin, M., Wegulo, S. 2019. Responses of sorghum and wheat modified in phenylpropanoid metabolism to fungal pathogens. Crop Health Conference Proceedings. University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia, July 12, 2019

Response of sorghum enhanced in monolignol biosynthesis to stalk pathogens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sattler, S.E., O'Neill, P.M., Gries, T.L., Tetreault, H.M., Clemente, T.E. 2019. Response of sorghum enhanced in monolignol biosynthesis to stalk pathogens. Plant Disease. 103(9):2277-2287. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-18-1622-RE.

Resistance to stalk pathogens for bioenergy sorghum - (Abstract Only)
Funnell-Harris, D.L., Khasin, M., Sattler, S.E. 2019. Resistance to stalk pathogens for bioenergy sorghum [abstract]. Genomic Sciences Program Annual Principal Investigator (PI) Meeting.

Resistance to greenbugs in the sorghum nested association mapping population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grover, S., Wojahn, B., Varsani, S., Sattler, S.E., Louis, J. 2019. Resistance to greenbugs in the sorghum nested association mapping population. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 13(2):261-269. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11829-019-09679-y.

Global responses of resistant and susceptible sorghum (sorghum bicolor) to sugarcane aphid (melanaphis sacchari) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tetreault, H.M., Sajjan, G., Scully, E.D., Gries, T.L., Sattler, S.E., Palmer, N.A., Sarath, G., Louis, J. 2019. Global responses of resistant and susceptible sorghum (sorghum bicolor) to sugarcane aphid (melanaphis sacchari). Frontiers in Plant Science. 10:145.Available: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.00145.

Response of wheat constitutively expressing lignin genes to fusarium head blight - (Abstract Only)
Duray, Z.T., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Graybosch, R.A., Sattler, S.E., Wegulo, S.N., Clemente, T.E. 2018. Response of wheat constitutively expressing lignin genes to fusarium head blight. National Fusarium Head Blight Forum Proceedings. p.70

Testing transgenic spring wheat and barley lines for reaction to fusarium head blight: 2018 field nursery report. - (Abstract Only)
Dill-Mackey, R., Ellakad, A.M., Zargaran, B., Muehlbauer, G.J., Bethke, G., Mclaughlin, J., Tumer, N., Funnell-Harris, D.L. 2018. Testing transgenic spring wheat and barley lines for reaction to fusarium head blight: 2018 field nursery report.. National Fusarium Head Blight Forum Proceedings. p.70

Tri5 gene expression analysis and postharvest accumulation of deoxynivalenol during storage of hard red winter wheat - (Abstract Only)
Bolanos-Carriel, C., Hallen-Adams, H., Wegulo, S.N., Baenziger, S.P., Eskridge, K.M., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Mcmaster, N., Schmale, D. 2018. Tri5 gene expression analysis and postharvest accumulation of deoxynivalenol during storage of hard red winter wheat. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. [asbstract].In:Proceedings of 2018 American Phytopathological Society North Central Division Meeting, June 12-14, 2018 Fargo ND.