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Research Project: Increasing the Utility of Turf in Urban Environments of the Southwest U.S.

Location: Water Management and Conservation Research

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

Genome-wide profiling of histone (H3) lysine 4 (K4) tri-methylation (me3) under drought, heat, and combined stresses in switchgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayyappan, V., Xie, S., Saha, M.C., Hayford, R., Serba, D.D., Sripathi, V.R., Dubramani, M., Thimmapuram, J., Todd, A., Kalavacharla, V. 2024. Genome-wide profiling of histone (H3) lysine 4 (K4) tri-methylation (me3) under drought, heat, and combined stresses in switchgrass. BMC Genomics. 25. Article 223. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-024-10068-w.

Multi-locus genome-wide association study reveal genomic regions underlying root system architecture traits in Ethiopian sorghum germplasm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tesso, T., Serba, D.D., Bejiga, T., Tirfessa, A., Teressa, T., Bekele, A., Belaineh, Y., Chere, D.H., Ketema, K., Sexton-Bowser, S., Bean, S., Piers, K.H. 2024. Multi-locus genome-wide association study reveal genomic regions underlying root system architecture traits in Ethiopian sorghum germplasm. The Plant Genome. Article e20436. https://doi.org/10.1002/tpg2.20436.

Directional breeding generates distinct genetic diversity in hybrid turf bermudagrass as probed with SSR markers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serba, D.D., Fang, T., Wu, Y. 2024. Directional breeding generates distinct genetic diversity in hybrid turf bermudagrass as probed with SSR markers. HortScience. 59(4): 453-461. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI17525-23.

Spectral reflectance estimated genetic variation in hybrid turf bermudagrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serba, D.D., Wu, Y., Hejl, R.W., Williams, C.F., Bronson, K. 2023. Spectral reflectance estimated genetic variation in hybrid turf bermudagrass. Grass Research. 3. Article 22. https://doi.org/10.48130/GR-2023-0022.

Hybrid bermudagrass responses to impaired water sources Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hejl, R.W., Williams, C.F., Monaco, T.A., Serba, D.D., Conley, M.M. 2023. Hybrid bermudagrass responses to impaired water sources. HortScience. 58(8):907-914. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI17206-23.

Registration of DALSA 1618 St. Augustinegrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chandra, A., Genovesi, D., Meeks, M., Segars, C., Eads, J., Hejl, R.W., Floyd, W., Wherley, B., Straw, C., Bowling, R., Kenworthy, K., Schwartz, B., Raymer, P., Milla-Lewis, S., Wu, Y. 2023. Registration of DALSA 1618 St. Augustinegrass. Journal of Plant Registrations. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20302.

Genomic prediction of hybrid performance in grain sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maulana, F., Perumal, R., Serba, D.D., Tesso, T. 2023. Genomic prediction of hybrid performance in grain sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.). Frontiers in Plant Science. 14. Article 1139896. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2023.1139896.

Soil moisture variability on golf course fairways across the United States: An opportunity for water conservation with precision irrigation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Straw, C., Bolton, C., Young, J., Hejl, R.W., Friell, J., Watkins, E. 2022. Soil moisture variability on golf course fairways across the United States: An opportunity for water conservation with precision irrigation. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 5(4). Article e20323. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20323.

Genetic improvement of pearl millet in Senegal: Past, present, and future prospects - (Book / Chapter)
Fall, S.T., Kanfany, G., Diack, O., Serba, D.D., Diao, Y., Sy, O., Fofana, A., Morris, G.P., Kane, N.A. 2022. Genetic improvement of pearl millet in Senegal: Past, present, and future prospects. In: Kane, N.A., Fonceka, D., Dalton, T.J. Crop Adaptation and Improvement for Drought-Prone Environments. Manhattan, KS: New Prairie Press. p. 465-495.

Pertinent water-saving management strategies for sustainable turfgrass in the desert U.S. southwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serba, D.D., Hejl, R.W., Burayu, W., Umeda, K., Bushman, B.S., Williams, C.F. 2022. Pertinent water-saving management strategies for sustainable turfgrass in the desert U.S. southwest. Sustainability. 14(19). Article 12722. https://doi.org/10.3390/su141912722.

Factors leading to spatiotemporal variability of soil moisture and turfgrass quality within sand-capped golf course fairways Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hejl, R.W., Straw, C.M., Wherley, B.G., Bowling, R.A., Mcinnes, K.J. 2022. Factors leading to spatiotemporal variability of soil moisture and turfgrass quality within sand-capped golf course fairways. Precision Agriculture. 23:1908-1917. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-022-09912-4.

Evaluation of irrigation scheduling approaches within sand-capped turfgrass systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hejl, R.W., Wherley, B.G., Mcinnes, K.J., Straw, C.M., Fontanier, C.H. 2022. Evaluation of irrigation scheduling approaches within sand-capped turfgrass systems. Agronomy Journal. 114:1694-1704. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.21059.

Breeding drought-tolerant pearl millet using conventional and genomics approaches: Achievements and prospects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srivastava, R.K., Yadav, O., Kaliamoorthy, S., Gupta, S.K., Serba, D.D., Choudhary, S., Govindaraj, M., Kholova, J., Murugesan, T., Satyavathi, C., Gumma, M.K., Singh, R.B., Bollam, S., Gupta, R., Varshney, R.K. 2022. Breeding drought-tolerant pearl millet using conventional and genomics approaches: Achievements and prospects. Frontiers in Plant Science. 13. Article 781524. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.781524.

Global analysis of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) transcriptomes in response to interactive effects of drought and heat stresses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hayford, R.K., Serba, D.D., Xie, S., Ayyappan, V., Thimmapuram, J., Saha, M.C., Wu, C.H., Kalavacharla, V. 2022. Global analysis of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) transcriptomes in response to interactive effects of drought and heat stresses. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 22. Article 107. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-022-03477-0.

Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals genetic mechanisms of sugarcane aphid resistance in grain sorghum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serba, D.D., Meng, X., Schnable, J., Bashir, E., Michaud, J., Vara Prasad, P., Perumal, R. 2021. Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals genetic mechanisms of sugarcane aphid resistance in grain sorghum. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 22(13). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22137129.

Alternative strategies for multi-stress tolerance and yield improvement in millets Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Numan, M., Serba, D.D., Ligaba-Osena, A. 2021. Alternative strategies for multi-stress tolerance and yield improvement in millets. Genes. 12. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes12050739.