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Research Project: Increasing Sugar Beet Productivity and Sustainability through Genetic and Physiological Approaches

Location: Sugarbeet and Potato Research

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

Genetic diversity is enhanced in wild x cultivated hybrids of sugarbeet despite multiple selection cycles for cultivated traits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

RNA-seq analysis reveals different drought tolerance mechanisms in two broadly adapted wheat cultivars ‘TAM 111’ and ‘TAM 112’ Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chu, C.N., Wang, S., Paetzold, L., Wang, Z., Hui, K., Rudd, J.C., Xue, Q., Ibrahim, A.M., Metz, R., Johnson, C.D. 2021. RNA-seq analysis reveals different drought tolerance mechanisms in two broadly adapted wheat cultivars ‘TAM 111’ and ‘TAM 112’. Nature Scientific Reports. 11:4301. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-83372-0.

Impact of Cercospora leaf spot disease severity on sugarbeet root storage - (Proceedings)

Selenium-ethylene interplay in postharvest life of cut flowers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Da Costa, L.C., Luz, L.M., Nascimento, V.L., De Araujo, F.F., Santos, M.N., Franca, C.D., Da Silva, T.P., Fugate, K.K., Finger, F.L. 2020. Selenium-ethylene interplay in postharvest life of cut flowers. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11:584698. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.584698.

Genetic dissection of end-use quality traits in two broadly-adapted wheat cultivars ‘TAM 111’ and ‘TAM 112’ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Genome wide identification of QTL associated with yield and yield components in two popular wheat cultivars TAM 111 and TAM 112 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Dhakal, S., Chu, C.N., Wang, S., Xue, Q., Rudd, J.C., Ibrahim, A.M., Jessup, K., Baker, J., Fuentealba, M.P. 2020. Genome wide identification of QTL associated with yield and yield components in two popular wheat cultivars TAM 111 and TAM 112. PLoS ONE. 15(12). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237293.

Identification and characterization of Cercospora beticola necrosis-inducing effector CbNip1 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ebert, M.K., Rangel, L., Wang, X., Friesen, T.L., De Jonge, R., Neubauer, J., Secor, G., Thomma, B., Bolton, M.D. 2020. Identification and characterization of Cercospora beticola necrosis-inducing effector CbNip1. Molecular Plant Pathology. 22:301-316. https://doi.org/10.1111/mpp.13026.

Effect of Cercospora leaf spot on sugarbeet root storage properties - (Abstract Only)

Balance between oxidative stress and the antioxidant system is associated with the level of cold tolerance in sweet potato roots Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Araujo, N.O., Santos, M.N., De Araujo, F.F., Veras, M.L., Tello, J.P., Arruda, R.D., Fugate, K.K., Finger, F.L. 2020. Balance between oxidative stress and the antioxidant system is associated with the level of cold tolerance in sweet potato roots. Postharvest Biology and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2020.111359.

RNAseq analysis of rhizomania-infected sugar beet provides the first genome sequence of beet necrotic yellow vein virus from the USA and identifies a novel Alphanecrovirus and putative satellite viruses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weiland, J.J., Sharma Poudel, R., Flobinus, A., Cook, D., Secor, G., Bolton, M.D. 2020. RNAseq analysis of rhizomania-infected sugar beet provides the first genome sequence of beet necrotic yellow vein virus from the USA and identifies a novel Alphanecrovirus and putative satellite viruses. Viruses. 12(6):626. https://doi.org/10.3390/v12060626.

Cercospora beticola: The intoxicating lifestyle of the leaf spot pathogen of sugar beet Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rangel, L., Spanner, R.E., Ebert, M., Pethybridge, S.J., Stukenbrock, E.H., De Jonge, R., Secor, G.A., Bolton, M.D. 2020. Cercospora beticola: The intoxicating lifestyle of the leaf spot pathogen of sugar beet. Molecular Plant Pathology. 21:1020-1041. https://doi.org/10.1111/mpp.12962.

Dehydration during storage affects carbohydrate metabolism and the accumulation of non-sucrose carbohydrates in postharvest sugarbeet roots Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafta, A.M., Khan, M., Fugate, K.K. 2020. Dehydration during storage affects carbohydrate metabolism and the accumulation of non-sucrose carbohydrates in postharvest sugarbeet roots. Journal of Agriculture and Food Research. 2:100047. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jafr.2020.100047.

Rapid detection of Cercospora beticola in sugar beet and mutations associated with fungicide resistance using LAMP or probe-based qPCR Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shrestha, S., Neubauer, J., Spanner, R., Natwick, M.B., Rios, J., Metz, N., Secor, G., Bolton, M.D. 2020. Rapid detection of Cercospora beticola in sugar beet and mutations associated with fungicide resistance using LAMP or probe-based qPCR. Plant Disease. 104:6. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-19-2023-RE.

Impact of Cercospora leaf spot disease severity on sugarbeet root storage - (Proceedings)
Fugate, K.K., Eide, J.D., Lafta, A.M., Khan, M. 2020. Impact of Cercospora leaf spot disease severity on sugarbeet root storage. Sugarbeet Research and Extension Reports. p.76.

Genetic differentiation and diversity of sugarbeet germplasm resistant to sugarbeet root maggot Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fugate, K.K., Campbell, L.G., Covarrubias-Pazaran, G., Rodriguez-Bonilla, L., Zalapa, J.E. 2019. Genetic differentiation and diversity of sugarbeet germplasm resistant to sugarbeet root maggot. Plant Genetic Resources. 17(6):514-521. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1479262119000388.

Healing of Gladioulus grandiflora corms and Fusarium oxysporum infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cruz, R.R., Ribeiro, W.S., Silva, S.M., Finger, F.L., Zanuncio, J.C., Correa, E.B., Bruno, R.L., Fugate, K.K., Da Costa, F.B., Araujo, R.H. 2019. Healing of Gladioulus grandiflora corms and Fusarium oxysporum infection. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 1559-2324. https://doi.org/10.1080/15592324.2019.1652520.

Colocalization of sucrose synthase expression and sucrose storage in the sugarbeet taproot indicates a potential role for sucrose catabolism in sucrose accumulation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fugate, K.K., Eide, J.D., Martins, D.N., Grusak, M.A., Deckard, E.L., Finger, F.L. 2019. Colocalization of sucrose synthase expression and sucrose storage in the sugarbeet taproot indicates a potential role for sucrose catabolism in sucrose accumulation. Journal of Plant Physiology. 240:153016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jplph.2019.153016.

Prevalence and distribution of beet necrotic yellow vein virus strains in North Dakota and Minnesota Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weiland, J.J., Bornemann, K., Neubauer, J., Khan, M., Bolton, M.D. 2019. Prevalence and distribution of beet necrotic yellow vein virus strains in North Dakota and Minnesota. Plant Disease. 103:2083-2089. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-02-19-0360-RE.

Genetic diversity and structure in regional Cercospora beticola populations from Beta vulgaris ssp. vulgaris suggest two clusters of separate origin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knight, N.L., Vaghefi, N., Kikkert, J.R., Bolton, M.D., Secor, G.A., Rivera, V.V., Hanson, L.E., Nelson, S.C., Pethybridge, S.J. 2019. Genetic diversity and structure in regional Cercospora beticola populations from Beta vulgaris ssp. vulgaris suggest two clusters of separate origin. Phytopathology. 109:1280-1292. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-07-18-0264-R.

Mass spectrometry-based metabolomic discrimination of Cercospora leaf spot resistant and susceptible sugar beet germplasms Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heidari, B., Miras Moreno, M., Lucini, L., Bolton, M.D., McGrath, J.M., Broccanello, C., Alberti, I., Sella, L., Concheri, G., Stevanato, P. 2019. Mass spectrometry-based metabolomic discrimination of Cercospora leaf spot resistant and susceptible sugar beet germplasms. Euphytica. 215:25. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-019-2351-3.

Impact of Cercospora leaf spot disease severity on sugarbeet root storage - (Proceedings)
Fugate, K.K., Eide, J.D., Lafta, A., Mohamed, K. 2019. Impact of Cercospora leaf spot disease severity on sugarbeet root storage. Sugarbeet Research and Extension Reports. 49:98-100.

Effect of methyl jasmonate and Headline on root and sucrose yield - (Proceedings)
Fugate, K.K., Metzger, M., Eide, J.D., Larson, E., Lafta, A., Khan, M. 2019. Effect of methyl jasmonate and Headline on root and sucrose yield. Sugarbeet Research and Extension Reports. 49: 93-97.

Impact of drought stress on sugarbeet storage properties - (Proceedings)
Fugate, K.K., Lafta, A.M., Eide, J.D., Khan, M.F. 2019. Impact of drought stress on sugarbeet storage properties. Sugarbeet Research and Extension Reports. 49: 101-103.

Biofortification of field-grown cassava by engineering expression of an iron transporter and ferritin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Narayanan, N., Beyene, G., Chauhan, R., Gaitan-Solis, E., Gehan, J., Butts, P., Siritunga, D., Okwuonu, I., Woll, A., Jimenez-Aguilar, D.M., Boy, E., Grusak, M.A., Anderson, P., Taylor, N.J. 2019. Biofortification of field-grown cassava by engineering expression of an iron transporter and ferritin. Nature Biotechnology. 37:144-151. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41587-018-0002-1.

Use of a ‘Super-child’ approach to assess the Vitamin A equivalence of Moringa oleifera leaves, develop a compartmental model for Vitamin A kinetics, and estimate Vitamin A total body stores in young Mexican children Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez-Teros, V., Ford, J., Green, M., Tang, G., Grusak, M.A., Quihui-Cota, L., Muzhingi, T., Paz-Cassini, M., Astiazaran-Garcia, H. 2017. Use of a ‘Super-child’ approach to assess the Vitamin A equivalence of Moringa oleifera leaves, develop a compartmental model for Vitamin A kinetics, and estimate Vitamin A total body stores in young Mexican children. Journal of Nutrition. 147:2356-2363. https://doi.org/10.3945/jn.117.256974.