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Research Project: Utilizing Conventional and Molecular Approaches to Enhance Seed and Fiber Quality Traits, and Conducting a National Cotton Variety Testing Program

Location: Crop Genetics Research

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

History, changes, impacts, and perspectives of the National Cotton Variety Test (NCVT): Sixty years of the program - (Review Article)
Zeng, L. 2021. History, changes, impacts, and perspectives of the National Cotton Variety Test (NCVT): Sixty years of the program. Journal of Cotton Science. 25:205-202.

Seed size, ginning rate, and net ginning energy requirements in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bechere, E., Hardin, R.G., Zeng, L. 2021. Seed size, ginning rate, and net ginning energy requirements in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Journal of Cotton Science. 25:91-100.

Transgenic traits could change genetic variations in field crops Reprint Icon - (Popular Publication)
Zeng, L. 2021. Transgenic traits could change genetic variations in field crops. CSA News. 66:13. https://doi.org/10.1002/csan.20494.

Comparative study of transgenic and nontransgenic cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, L., Wu, J., Bourland, F.M., Campbell, B.T., Dever, J.K., Hague, S.S., Myers, G.O., Raper, T.B., Smith, C.W., Zhang, J. 2021. Comparative study of transgenic and nontransgenic cotton. Crop Science. 61:2467-2477. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20522.

Potential of genetic improvement for neppiness traits in Upland cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, L., Bechere, E., Delhom, C.D. 2020. Potential of genetic improvement for neppiness traits in Upland cotton. Crop Science. 60:1876-1883. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20168.

Effects of combining Renlon with Renbarb1 and Renbarb2 on resistance of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) to reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford and Oliveira) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gaudin, A.G., Wallace, T.P., Scheffler, J.A., Stetina, S.R., Wubben, M. 2020. Effects of combining Renlon with Renbarb1 and Renbarb2 on resistance of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) to reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford and Oliveira). Euphytica. 216:67. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-020-02580-3.

Analysis of testing locations in regional high quality tests for cotton fiber quality traits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, L., Boykin, D.L., Zhang, J., Bechere, E., Dever, J.K., Campbell, B.T., Raper, T.B., Meeks, C., Smith, W., Myers, G.O., Bourland, F.M. 2019. Analysis of testing locations in regional high quality tests for cotton fiber quality traits. Journal of Cotton Science. 23:284-291.

Registration of six upland cotton germplasm lines with improved fiber quality through ethyl methane sulfonate treatments and selection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bechere, E., Auld, D.L., Smith, W.C., Cantrell, R.G., Hequet, E.F., Ritchie, G.L., Pabuayon, I., Mishra, D., Hendon, B.R., Brown, N., Kelly, B.R. 2020. Registration of six upland cotton germplasm lines with improved fiber quality through ethyl methane sulfonate treatments and selection. Journal of Plant Registrations. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20005.

Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) mutants with reduced levels of palmitic acid (C16:0) in seed lipids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, C.M., Hendon, B.R., Mishra, D., Rieff, J.M., Lowery, C.C., Lambert, K.C., Witt, T.W., Oswalt, S.J., Bechere, E., Smith, W.C., Cantrell, R.G., Kelly, B.R., Imel-Vise, R.K., Chapman, K.D., Dowd, M.K., Auld, D. 2019. Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) mutants with reduced levels of palmitic acid (C16:0) in seed lipids. Euphytica. 215(112). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-019-2423-4.

Genetic improvement of naked-tufted seed mutants in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hendon, B.R., Bechere, E., Witt, T.W., Kelly, B.R., Mishra, D., Auld, D. 2019. Genetic improvement of naked-tufted seed mutants in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Euphytica. 215:81. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-019-2400-y.

Testing locations in regional high quality tests for cotton seed quality traits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, L., Bridges, W., Bourland, F. 2019. Testing locations in regional high quality tests for cotton seed quality traits. Journal of Cotton Science. 23:48-58.

Genes regulating gland development in the cotton plant Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janga, M.R., Pandeya, D., Campbell, L.M., Konganti, K., Toinga, S., Puckhaber, L.S., Pepper, A., Stipanovic, R.D., Scheffler, J.A., Rathore, K. 2018. Genes regulating gland development in the cotton plant. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 16:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13044.