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Research Project: Genetic Improvement and Cropping Systems of Alfalfa for Livestock Utilization, Environmental Protection and Soil Health

Location: Plant Science Research

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

Capturing high resolution plant movement in the field Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heuschele, D.J., Furuta, D., Smith, K.P., Marchetto, P. 2022. Capturing high resolution plant movement in the field. Integrative & Comparative Biology. icac075. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icac075.

Good statistical practices in agronomy using categorical data analysis for two alfalfa examples Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mowers, R.P., Bucciarelli, B., Cao, Y., Samac, D.A., Xu, Z. 2022. Good statistical practices in agronomy using categorical data analysis for two alfalfa examples. Crops. 2(2):154-171. https://doi.org/10.3390/crops2020012.

Genome sequence resource for strains of Pseudomonas syringae phylogroup 2b and Pseudomonas viridiflava phylogroup 7a causing bacterial stem blight of alfalfa - (Research Notes)

Management strategies and distribution of Aphanomyces root rot of alfalfa (Medicago sativa), a continuing threat to forage production in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Giles, J.M., Tordsen, C.L., Rebstock, T.R., Bucciarelli, B., Samac, D.A., Sathoff, A.E. 2022. Management strategies and distribution of Aphanomyces root rot of alfalfa (Medicago sativa), a continuing threat to forage production in the United States. Plant Pathology. ppa.13563. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13563.

Ecohydrology of irrigated silage maize and alfalfa production systems in the Upper Midwest US Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gamble, J.D., Baker, J.M., Dalzell, B.J., Wente, C.D., Feyereisen, G.W. 2022. Ecohydrology of irrigated silage maize and alfalfa production systems in the Upper Midwest US. Agricultural Water Management. 267. Article 107612. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2022.107612.

Objective phenotyping root system architecture using image augmentation and machine learning in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, Z., York, L.M., Seethepalli, A., Bucciarelli, B., Cheng, H., Samac, D.A. 2022. Objective phenotyping root system architecture using image augmentation and machine learning in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). Plant Phenomics. 2022. Article 9879610. https://doi.org/10.34133/2022/9879610.

Overwintering and yield responses of two late-summer seeded alfalfa cultivars to phosphate supply Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Yu, L., Zhang, J., Xu, Z., Samac, D.A. 2022. Overwintering and yield responses of two late-summer seeded alfalfa cultivars to phosphate supply. Agronomy. 12(2):327. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy12020327.

Phenotyping seedlings for selection of root system architecture in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bucciarelli, B., Xu, Z., Ao, S., Cao, Y., Monteros, M., Topp, C., Samac, D.A. 2021. Phenotyping seedlings for selection of root system architecture in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). Plant Methods. 7:125. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13007-021-00825-3.

Are microbial communities indicators of soil health in a dryland wheat cropping system? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schlatter, D.C., Hansen, J.C., Carlson, B.R., Leslie, I.N., Huggins, D.R., Paulitz, T.C. 2022. Are microbial communities indicators of soil health in a dryland wheat cropping system?. Applied Soil Ecology. 170. Article No 104302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2021.104302.

Pseudomonas viridiflava: An internal outsider of the Pseudomonas syringae species complex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lipps, S.M., Samac, D.A. 2021. Pseudomonas viridiflava: An internal outsider of the Pseudomonas syringae species complex. Molecular Plant Pathology. 23(1):3-15. https://doi.org/10.1111/mpp.13133.

Alfalfa-bermundagrass management guide - (Other)
Tucker, J., Mullenix, K., Silva, L., Prevatt, C., Samac, D.A., Keisheimer, K., Tomaso-Peterson, M. 2022. Alfalfa-bermundagrass management guide[serial online]. National Alfalfa and Forage Alliance, St. Paul, MN. Available: https://www.alfalfa.org/pdf/AlfalfaBermudagrass-LowRes.pdf

Divergent selection in wild rice for resistance and susceptibility to foliar diseases to decrease reliance on foliar fungicides - (Abstract Only)

Targeted mutagenesis of alfalfa - (Book / Chapter)
Curtin, S.J., Miller, S.S., Dornbusch, M.R., Farmer, A., Gutierrez-Gonzalez, J. 2021. Targeted mutagenesis of alfalfa. In: Yu, X. and Kole, C., editors. The Alfalfa Genome, Compendium of Plant Genomics. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. p. 271-283.

Biotechnology advances in alfalfa - (Book / Chapter)
Samac, D.A., Temple, S.J. 2021. Biotechnology advances in alfalfa. In: Yu, X. and Kole, C., editors. The Alfalfa Genome, Compendium of Plant Genomics. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. p. 65-86.

Identification and characterization of disease resistance genes in alfalfa and Medicago truncatula for breeding improved cultivars Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Samac, D.A., Yu, L., Missaoui, A.M. 2021. Identification and characterization of disease resistance genes in alfalfa and Medicago truncatula for breeding improved cultivars. In: Yu,X. and Kole, C., editors. The Alfalfa Genome, Compendium of Plant Genomics. Springer, Cham:Switzerland. p. 211-233. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-74466-3_13.

Alfalfa research: Still growing strong after 65 years - (Trade Journal)
Samac, D.A. 2021. Alfalfa research: Still growing strong after 65 years. Forage Focus. (May 2021):8-9.

Real-time live phenotyping-A path to next generation breeding and farming - (Trade Journal)
Xu, Z., Jeo, R.T., Samac, D.A., Ramos-Giraldo, P., Reberg-Horton, C., Mirsky, S.B. 2021. Real-time live phenotyping-A path to next generation breeding and farming. Forage Focus. (March 2021):14-15.

An integrated approach for managing clover root curculio on alfalfa - (Trade Journal)
Samac, D.A. 2020. An integrated approach for managing clover root curculio on alfalfa. Forage Focus. (December 2020):14-15.