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Research Project: Genetic Improvement of Stress Tolerance in Common Bean through Genetic Diversity and Accelerated Phenotyping

Location: Tropical Crops and Germplasm Research

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

Breeding for resistance and integrated management of web blight in common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Release of tepary bean TARS-Tep 23 germplasm with broad abiotic stress tolerance and rust and common bacterial blight resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Loss of physical seed dormancy, a major domestication trait in common bean, is likely caused by a single loss-of-function mutation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soltani, A., Walter, K.A., Wiersma, A., Santiago, J.P., Quiqley, M., Chitwood, D., Sharkey, T.D., Porch, T.G., Miklas, P.N., McClean, P.E., Osorno, J.M., Lowry, D.B. 2021. Loss of physical seed dormancy, a major domestication trait in common bean, is likely caused by a single loss-of-function mutation. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 21, Article 58. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-021-02837-6.

Genome sequences of wild and landrace tepary bean provide insight into evolution and domestication under heat stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mafimoghaddam, S., Oladzad, A., Koh, C., Ramsay, L., Hart, J.P., Mamidi, S., Hoopes, G., Sreedasyam, A., Wiersma, A., Grimwood, J., Hamilton, J.P., Jenkins, J., Vaillancourt, B., Wood, J., Rokhsar, D., Schmutz, J., Kagale, S., Porch, T.G., Bett, K.E., Buell, R., Mcclean, P.E. 2021. Genome sequences of wild and landrace tepary bean provide insight into evolution and domestication under heat stress. Nature Genetics. 12:2638.

Genetic factors associated with nodulation and nitrogen derived from atmosphere in a middle american common bean panel under low soil fertility Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oladzad, A., Gonzalez, A., Macchiavelli, R., Estevez De Jensen, C., Beaver, J., Porch, T.G., Mcclean, P. 2020. Genetic factors associated with nodulation and nitrogen derived from atmosphere in a middle american common bean panel under low soil fertility. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.576078.

Release of TARS-LH1 a pinto bean germplasm with resistance to the leafhopper pest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Porch, T.G., Brisco-Mccann, E.I., Demosthene, G., Colbert, R.W., Beaver, J.S., Kelly, J.D. 2020. Release of TARS-LH1 a pinto bean germplasm with resistance to the leafhopper pest. Journal of Plant Registrations. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20021.

QTL for resistance to angular leaf spot and rust in Tanzania vs South Africa for the Andean panel & Rojo/Cal 143 RIL population - (Research Notes)
Miklas, P.N., Chilagane, L., Fourie, D., Nchimbi, S., Soler-Garzon, A., Hart, J., Mcclean, P., Pastor Corrales, M.A., Song, Q., Porch, T.G. 2020. QTL for resistance to angular leaf spot and rust in Tanzania vs South Africa for the Andean panel & Rojo/Cal 143 RIL population. Bean Improvement Cooperative Annual Report. 63: 83-84.

Bean cultivars and germplasm released in Central America and the Caribbean - (Research Notes)
Rosas, J.C., Beaver, J., Porch, T.G. 2020. Bean cultivars and germplasm released in Central America and the Caribbean. Bean Improvement Cooperative Annual Report. 63: 107-110.

Nitrogen fixation of dry beans bred for hillside and marginal land production in Honduras - (Research Notes)
Wilker, J., Humphries, S., Rosas, J.C., Porch, T.G., Gomez, M., Pauls, P. 2020. Nitrogen fixation of dry beans bred for hillside and marginal land production in Honduras. Bean Improvement Cooperative Annual Report. 63: 59-60.

Phylogeny of Pseudocercospora griseola from Puerto Rico, Central America and Tanzania confirms the existence of an Afro-Andean clade Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serrato-Diaz, L.M., Navarro-Monserrat, E.D., Rosas, J.C., Chilagane, L.A., Bayman-Gupta, P., Porch, T.G. 2020. Phylogeny of Pseudocercospora griseola from Puerto Rico, Central America and Tanzania confirms the existence of an Afro-Andean clade. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 157:533-547. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-020-02015-8.

CGE biplot analysis of yield stability for andean dry bean accessions grown under different abiotic stress regimes in Tanzania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mndolwa, Msolla, S.N., Porch, T.G., Miklas, P.N. 2019. CGE biplot analysis of yield stability for andean dry bean accessions grown under different abiotic stress regimes in Tanzania. African Crop Science Journal. 27:413-425.

Common bean genetics, breeding, and genomics for adaptation to changing to new agri-environmental conditions - (Book / Chapter)
De Ron, A.M., Kalavacharla, V., Alvarez-Garcia, S., Beaver, J.S., Bedmar-Villanueva, A., Carro-Huelga, H., Casquero, P.A., De La Rosa, L., Dworkin, M., Galvan, M.Z., Goncalves-Vidigal, M.C., Gutierrez, S., Lorenzana, A., Mayo-Prieto, S., Porch, T.G., Rodiño, A., Rodriguez-Gonzalez, A., Sofkova-Bobcheva, S., Suarez-Villanueva, V. 2019. Common bean genetics, breeding, and genomics for adaptation to changing to new agri-environmental conditions. In: Kole, C., editor. Designing of climate-smart pulse crops. Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland. p. 1-106.

Single and multi-trait GWAS identify genetic factors associated with production traits in common bean under abiotic stress environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oladzad, A., Porch, T.G., Rosas, J.C., Moghaddam, S., Beaver, J., Beebe, S.E., Burridge, J., Jochua, C.N., Magalhaes, A.M., Miklas, P.N., Ratz, B., White, J.W., Lynch, J., McClean, P.E. 2019. Single and multi-trait GWAS identify genetic factors associated with production traits in common bean under abiotic stress environments. G3, Genes/Genomes/Genetics. 9(6):1881-1892. https://doi.org/10.1534/g3.119.400072.

Performance of mesoamerican beans in a low nitrogen soil - (Research Notes)
Beaver, J.S., Porch, T.G., Lorenzo Vazquez, G., Gonzalez, A., Estevez De Jensen, C. 2019. Performance of mesoamerican beans in a low nitrogen soil. Bean Improvement Cooperative Annual Report. 62:91-92.

Genotyping the ex situ genetic resources of wild and cultivated tepary bean - (Research Notes)
Hart, J.P., Vargas, A.G., Beaver, J.S., Debouck, D.G., Porch, T.G. 2019. Genotyping the ex situ genetic resources of wild and cultivated tepary bean. Bean Improvement Cooperative Annual Report. 62:109-110.