OLD S9: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation and Utilization

(Multistate Research Project)

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SAES-422 Reports


Anciro, A., J. Mangandi, S. Verma, N. Peres, V.M. Whitaker and S. Lee. 2018. FaRCg1: a quantitative trait locus conferring resistance to Colletotrichum crown rot caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides in octoploid strawberry. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 131:2167-2177.

Bhattarai, K., S. Sharma, and D.R. Panthee. 2018. Diversity among modern tomato genotypes at different levels in fresh-market breeding. International Journal of Agronomy. 2018: 15; Article ID 4170432.

Boyles, R.E., Z.W. Brenton, and S. Kresovich. 2019. Genetic and genomic resources of sorghum to connect genotype with phenotype in contrasting environments. The Plant Journal 97:19-39.

Carvalho PASV, Brasileiro ACM, Leal-Bertioli S, Bertioli D, Silva JP, Agostini-Costa TS, Gimenes MA. 2017. Coupled transcript and metabolite identification: insights on induction and synthesis of resveratrol in peanut, wild relatives and synthetic allotetraploid. Genetics and Molecular Research 16 (3). doi: 10.4238/gmr16039802.

Charles, I, TW Zimmerman 2019. Using Floral Bud Length to Predict Sorrel Harvest Date. Agricukture Research Directors Symposium. March 30 – April 3, 2019, Jacksonville, FL.
Chhetri, M., C. Fontanier, J.Q. Moss, Y.Q. Wu, and K. Koh. 2019. Turf performance of seeded and clonal bermudagrasses under varying light environments. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 43 (2019): 126355. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2019.05.017.

Chu Y, C.C. Holbrook, T.G. Isleib, M. Burow, A. K. Culbreath, B. Tillman, J. Chen, J. Clevenger, and P. Ozias-Akins (2018) Phenotyping and genotyping parents of sixteen recombinant inbred peanut populations. Peanut Science: January 2018, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 1-11.

Clevenger J, Chu Y, Chavarro C, Botton S, Culbreath A, Isleib TG., Holbrook CC, Ozias-Akins. Peggy. 2018. Mapping Late Leaf Spot Resistance in Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) Using QTL-seq Reveals Markers for Marker-Assisted Selection. Frontiers in Plant Science 9:83.

Clevenger J, Bertioli DJ, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Chu Y, Stalker HT, Ozias-Akins P. 2017. IntroMap: A Pipeline and Set of Diagnostic Diploid Arachis SNPs as a Tool for Mapping Alien Introgressions in Arachis hypogaea. Peanut Science. 44:66–73.

Cooper, E.A., Z.W. Brenton, B.S. Flinn, J. Jenkins, S. Shu, D. Flowers, F. Luo, Y. Wang, P. Xia, K. Berry, C. Daum, A. Lipzen, Y. Yoshinaga, J. Schmutz, C. Saski, W. Vermerris, and S. Kresovich. 2019. A new reference genome for Sorghum bicolor reveals high levels of sequence similarity between sweet and grain genotypes: implications for the genetics of sugar metabolism. BMC Genomics 20:420.

Crane, M., T. C. Wehner and R. P. Naegele. 2018. Cucumber cultivars for container gardening
and the value of field trials for predicting cucumber performance in containers. HortScience 53: 16- 22.

Dia, M., T. C. Wehner, G. W. Elmstrom, A. Gabert, J. E. Motes, J. E. Staub, G. E. Tolla and I.
E. Widders. 2018. Genotype X environment interaction for yield of pickling cucumber in 24
U.S. environments. Open Agriculture 3: 1-6.

Diatta, A.A., W.E. Thomason, O. Abaye, L.J. Vaughan, T.L. Thompson, M. Lo, B.K. Chim, and S. Bateman. 2018. Inoculation and soil texture effects on yield and yield components of mungbean.
Journal of Agricultural Science, 10(9). DOI:10.5539/jas.v10n9pxx

Diatta, A.A., O. Abaye, W.E. Thomason, M. Lo, F. Guèye, A.B. Baldé, F. Tine, L.J. Vaughan, and
T.L. Thompson. 2019. Effect of intercropping mungbean on millet yield in the Peanut basin, Senegal. Innovations Agronomiques 74:69-81

Dunne, J.C., T.D. Tuong, D.P. Livingston, W.C. Reynolds, and S.R. Milla-Lewis. 2018. Field and laboratory evaluation of bermudagrass (Cynodon spp.) germplasm for cold hardiness. Crop Sci. 59: 392-399. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2017.11.0667.

Espina, M.J., C.M. Sabbir Ahmed, A. Bemardini, E. Adeleke, Z. Yadegari, P. Arelli, V. Pantalone, and A. Taheri. 2018. Development and phenotypic screening of an ethyl methane sulfonate mutant population in soybean. Frontiers in Plant Sci.

Ganjegunte, G., A. Ulery, G.H. Niu, and Y.Q. Wu. 2019. Soil organic carbon balance and nutrients (NPK) availability under treated waste water irrigation for bioenergy sorghum production in an arid ecosystem. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 65:345-359,
doi: 10.1080/03650340.2018.1503414

Grimes, S.J., T.D. Phillips, V. Hahn, F. Capezzoni and S. Graeff-Honninger. 2018. Growth, yield performance and quality parameters of three early flowering chia (Salvia hispanica L.) genotypes cultivated in Southwestern Germany. Agriculture 8(10): 154 (20 pages) https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture8100154

Guner, N., L. A. Rivera-Burgos, and T. C. Wehner. 2018. Inheritance of resistance to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus in watermelon. HortScience 53: 1115-1118.

Guner, N., Z. Pesic-VanEsbroeck, L. A. Rivera-Burgos and T. C. Wehner. 2019. Screening
for resistance to Zucchini yellow mosaic virusin the watermelon germplasm. HortScience 54: 206- 211.

Guner, N., Z. Pesic-VanEsbroeck, L.A. Rivera-Burgos, and T.C. Wehner. 2018. Inheritance
of resistance to Papaya ringspot virus-watermelon strain in watermelon. HortScience 53(5):1-4.

Hancock, W, S Tallury, T Isleib, Y Chu, P Ozias-Akins, and HT Stalker. 2019. Introgression analysis and morphological characterization of an Arachis hypogaea x A. diogoi interspecific hybrid derived population. Crop Science 59:1-10 doi: 10.2135/cropsci2018.07.0461 2018.

Hanna, Wayne. W., Brian M. Schwartz, Ann R. Blount, Gary Knox and Cheryl Mackowiak. 2018. ‘PP-1’ Ornamental perennial Arachis. HortScience vol. 53(11) p. 1715-1718. dol: 10.21273/HORTSCI13402-18.
Holloway, H.M.P., X. Yu, J.C. Dunne, B.M. Schwartz, A.J. Patton, C. Arellano, and S.R. Milla- Lewis. 2018. A SNP-based high density genetic linkage map of zoysiagrass (Zoysia japonica) and its use for the identification of QTL associated with winter hardiness. Mol. Breed. 38:
10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-017-0763-0

Ibrahim, Amir, M.H., Rex Herrington, Russell Sutton, Brian Simoneaux, Stephan A. Harrison, Ann
R. Blount, Paul Murphy, Ron D. Barnett, Esten Mason, Md A. Babar, Robert W. Duncan, Jackie Rudd, Geraldine Opena, Lloyd R. Nelson, Dennis R. West, Marty L. Carson, Jason Baker, Dirk B. Hays, Jerry W. Johnson, Mohamed Mergoum and Myron O. Fountain. 2018. Registration of ‘TAMO 411’ Oat. J. Plant Reg. Vol. 12(2) p. 186-189.

Jing Li, Yueyi Tang, Alana Jacobson, Phat Dang, Xiao Li, Ming Li Wang, Austin Hagan, and Charles Chen. 2018. Population structure and association mapping to detect QTL controlling tomato spotted wilt virus resistance in cultivated peanuts. The Crop Journal 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cj.2018.04.001.

Kandel R, C.Y. Chen, C.R. Grau, A.E. Dorrance, J.Q. Liu, Y. Wang, and D. Wang. 2018. Soybean Resistance to White Mold: Evaluation of Soybean Germplasm under Different Conditions and Validation of QTL. Frontiers in Plant Science. DOI:10.3389/fpls.2018.00505.

Kantor M, Levi A, Thies J, Guner N, Kantor C, Parnham S, Boroujerdi A. 2018. NMR Analysis Reveals a Wealth of Metabolites in Root-Knot Nematode Resistant Roots of Citrullus amarus Watermelon Plants. JOURNAL OF NEMATOLOGY 3(50): 303.

Kaur, B., J. Bacheler, L. Zhu, H. Fang, D.T. Bowman, and V. Kuraparthy. 2018. Screening germplasm and quantification of components contributing to thrips tolerance in cotton. Journal of Economic Entomology, toy201, https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy201.

Kimball, J.A., T.D. Tuong, C.A. Arellano, D.P. Livingston III, and , S.R. Milla-Lewis. 2018. Linkage analysis and the identification of quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with winter survival and turf quality traits in St. Augustinegrass. Mol. Breed. 38:67. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-018- 0817-y

Kronberga SL, ZellerbW, Waghorn GC, Grabber JH, Tierril T, Liebig MA. 2018. Effects of feeding Lespedeza cuneata pellets with Medicago sativa hay to sheep: Nutritional impact, characterization and degradation of condensed tannin during digestion. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 245:41- 47

Li, M., H. An, R. Angelovici, C. Bagaza, A. Batushansky, L. Clark, V. Coneva, M. Donoghue, E. Edwards, D. Fajardo, H. Fang, M. Frank, T. Gallaher, S. Gebken, T. Hill, S. Jansky, B. Kaur, P. Klahs, L. Klein, V. Kuraparthy, J. Londo, Z. Migicovsky, A. Miller, R. Mohn, S. Myles, W.C. Otoni,
J.C. Pires, E. Rieffer, S. Schmerler, E. Spriggs, C.N. Topp, A.V. Deynze, K. Zhang, L. Zhu, B. M. Zink and D.H. Chitowood. 2018. Persistent homology defines a leaf morphospace: towards discerning constraint from selection. Frontiers in Plant Science 19: 553.

Mandel, J.R., R.B. Dikow, C.M. Siniscalchi, R. Thapa#, L.E. Watson, V.A. Funk. (2019) A fully resolved backbone phylogeny reveals numerous dispersals and explosive diversifications throughout the history of Asteraceae. PNAS.

Mason, R.E. Mason, J.W. Johnson, M. Mergoum, R.G. Miller, D.E. Moon, J.F. Carlin, S.A. Harrison,
M.A. Babar, P. Murphy, A.M.H. Ibrahim, R. Sutton, and A.R. Blount. 2018. ‘AR11LE24’, a soft red winter wheat adapted to the mid-south region of the USA. J. Plant Reg. Vol. 12 no. 3, p.357-361.

Nascimento EFMB, Santos BV, Marques LOC, Guimarães PM, Brasileiro ACM, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Bertioli DJ. Araujo ACG. 2018. A study of the genome structures of Arachis hypogaea and an induced Arachis allotetraploid using molecular cytogenetics. Comparative Cytogenetics. 12:111-140.

Noh, Y.H., Y. Oh, J. Mangandi, S. Verma, J.D. Zurn, Y.T. Lu, Z. Fan, N. Bassil, N. Peres, G. Cole,
C. Acharya, R. Famula, S. Knapp, V.M. Whitaker and S. Lee. 2018. High-throughput marker assays for FaRPc2-mediated resistance to Phytophthora crown rot in octoploid strawberry. Molecular Breeding 38:104.

Pantalone, V. and C. Smallwood. 2018. Registration of ‘TN11-5102’ soybean cultivar with high yield and high protein meal. J. of Plant Regist. 12:1-5.

Pantalone, V., C. Smallwood, B. Fallen, C. Nyinyi Hatcher, and P. Arelli. 2018. Registration of ‘TN09-008’ soybean cyst nematode–resistant cultivar. J. of Plant Regist. 12:309-313.

Panthee, D.R., J.P. Kressin, and A. Piotrowski. 2018. Heritability of flower number and fruit set under heat stress in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). HortScience; 53, 1294-1299.

Paudel L, Clevenger J, McGregor C. 2019. Chromosomal Locations and Interactions of Four Loci Associated With Seed Coat Color in Watermelon. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10:788

Salinas, N., S. Verma, N.A. Peres and V.M. Whitaker. 2018. FaRCa1: A major subgenome-specific locus conferring resistance to Colletotrichum acutatum in strawberry. Theoretical and Applied Genetics https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-018-3263-7

Schwartz, B. M., W.W. Hanna, L.L. Baxter, P.L. Raymer, F.C. Waltz, A.R. Kowalewski, A. Chandra,
A.D. Genovesi, B.G. Wherley, G.L. Miller, S.R. Milla-Lewis, C.C. Reynolds, Y. Wu, D.L. Martin,
J.Q. Moss, M.P. Kenna, J.B. Unruh, K.E. Kenworthy, J. Zhang, and P. Munoz. 2018. ‘DT-1’, a drought-tolerant triploid turf bermudagrass. HortScience53:1711-1714.
doi: 10.21273/HORTSCI13083-18.

Sheflin, A.M. D. Chiniquy, C. Yuan, E. Goren, I Kumar, M. Braud, T. Brutnell, A.L. Eveland, S. Tringe, P. Liu, S. Kresovich, E.L. Marsh, D.P. Schachtman, J.E. Prenni. 2019. Metabolomics of sorghum roots during nitrogen stress reveals compromised metabolic capacity for salicylic acid biosynthesis. Plant Direct 3: e00122.

Smallwood, C., B. D. Fallen, and V. R. Pantalone. 2018. Registration of ‘TN11-5140’ Soybean Cultivar. J. of Plant Regist. 12:203-207.Sun, Y., G. Niu, G. Ganjegunte, and Y.Q.

Wu. 2018. Salt tolerance of switchgrass cultivars. Agriculture 8: 66-77. Thapa R. and M.W. Blair. (2019) Agronomy Journal.
Tirado-Corbalá, R., Rivera-Ocasio, D., Segarra-Carmona, A., Román-Paoli, E., and González, A. 2018. Performance of two citrus species grafted in different rootstocks in presence of Huanglongbing in Puerto Rico. Horticulturae 4:38. DOI:10.3390/horticulturae4040038

Tonnis, B., M.L. Wang, S. Tallury, V. Tishchenko, and H.T. Stalker. 2019. Identification of a mutant from Arachis veigae with enhanced seed oleic acid content. Appl Biol Chem 62:9 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13765-019-0420-x

Viteri, D.M., and Linares, A.M. 2019. Inheritance of ashy stem blight resistance in Andean common bean cultivars ‘Badillo’ and ‘PC 50’ and genetic relationship between Andean A 195 and ‘PC 50’. Euphytica 215:12. DOI:10.1007/s1068

Wang M.L. C.Y. Chen, Brandon Tonnis, David Pinnow, Jerry Davis, Yong-Qiang Charles An, and Phat Dang. 2018. Changes of Seed Weight, Fatty Acid Composition, and Oil and Protein Contents from Different Peanut FAD2 Genotypes at Different Seed Developmental and Maturation Stages. J. Agric. Food Chem. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.8b01238.

Wang, X., K. Bao, U. K. Reddy, Y. Bai, S. A. Hammar, C. Jiao, T. C. Wehner, A. O. Ramírez- Madera, Y. Weng, R. Grumet and Z. Fei. 2018. The USDA cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) collection: genetic diversity, population structure, genome-wide association studies, and core collection development. Horticulture Research 5: 64-77.

Wang, Y., J. Tan, Z. Wu, K. VandenLangenberg, T.C. Wehner, C. Wen, X. Zheng, K. Owens,
A. Thornton, H.H. Bang, E. Hoeft, P.A.G. Kraan, J. Suelmann, J. Pan, and Y.
Weng. 2018. STAYGREEN STAY HEALTHY a loss of susceptibility mutation in the STAYGREEN gene provides durable broad spectrum disease resistances for over 50 years of US cucumber production. New Phytologist 2018: 1-16.

Wang, Y., K. VandenLangenberg, C. Wen, T. C. Wehner and Y. Weng. 2018. QTL mapping
of downy and powdery mildew resistances in PI 197088 cucumber with genotyping-by-sequencing in RIL population. Theor. Appl. Genet. 131: 597-611.

Wiggins, B., S. Wiggins, M. Cunicelli, C. Smallwood, F. L. Allen, D. R. West, and V. R. Pantalone. 2018a. Genetic Gain for Soybean Seed Protein, Oil, and Yield in a Recombinant Inbred Line Population. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc.

Wiggins, S. J., C. Smallwood, D. R. West, D. A. Kopsell, C. E. Sams, and V. R. Pantalone. 2018b. Agronomic Performance and Seed Inorganic Phosphorus Stability of Low Phytate Soybean Line TN09-239. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 95:787-796.

Wu, S., Wang, X., Reddy, U., Sun, H., Bao, K., Gao, L., Mao, L., Patel, T., Ortiz, C., Abburi, V. L., Nimmakayala, P., Branham, S., Wechter, P., Massey, L., Ling, K.-S., Kousik, C., Hammar, S. A., Tadmor, Y., Portnoy, V., Gur, A., Katzir, N., Guner, N., Davis, A., Hernandez, A. G., Wright, C. L.,
McGregor, C., Jarret, R., Zhang, X., Xu, Y., Wehner, T. C., Grumet, R., Levi, A. and Fei, Z. (2019) Genome of ‘Charleston Gray’, the principal American watermelon cultivar, and genetic characterization of 1,365 accessions in the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System watermelon collection. Plant Biotechnol. J., https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi. 13136

Wu X and M.W. Blair (2018) Frontiers in Plant Science.

Xiang, M.Y., J.Q. Moss, D.L. Martin, and Y.Q. Wu. 2018. The Salinity tolerance of seeded-type common bermudagrass cultivars and experimental selections. HortTechnology 28:276-
283. doi: 10.21273/HORTTECH03975-18.

Yan, Z., A. Pérez-de-Castro, M.J. Díez, S.F. Hutton, R.G. Visser, A.M. Wolters, Y. Bai, J. Li. 2018. Resistance to Tomato yellow leaf curl virus in tomato germplasm. Front. Plant Sci. 9:1198. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01198.

Yang, L., Y.Q. Wu, J.Q. Moss, S. Zhong, and B. Yang. 2018. Molecular identification and characterization of seeded turf bermudagrass cultivars using simple sequence repeat markers. Agronomy Journal 110:2142-2150. doi:10.2134/agronj2018.01.0068

Yu, X., J.A. Kimball, and S.R. Milla-Lewis. 2018. High density genetic maps of St. Augustinegrass and applications to comparative genomic analysis and QTL mapping for turf quality traits. BMC Plant Biology. 18: 346. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-018-1554-4.

Ye Chu, Peng Chee, Albert Culbreath, Tom G. Isleib, Corley C. Holbrook, PeggyOzias-AkinsMajor QTLs for resistance to early and late leaf spot diseases are identified on chromosomes 3 and 5 in peanut (Arachis hypogaea). bioRxiv 567206; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/567206

Zhu, L. §, P. Tyagi, B. Kaur and V. Kuraparthy. 2019. Genetic diversity and population structure in elite and landrace accessions of Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum). Journal of Cotton Science 23:1–10.

Zifan Zhao, Yu-Chien Tseng, Ze Peng, Yolanda Lopez, Charles Y. Chen, Barry L. Tillman, Phat Dang, and Jianping Wang. 2018. Refining a major QTL controlling spotted wilt disease resistance in cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) and evaluating its contribution to the resistance variations in peanut germplasm. BMC Genetics (2018): 19:17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12863-018-0601-3.

Non-referred Publications

Cevallos, P., Giraldo, M.C., Feliciano, M., and Millett, S. 2018. Maximizing the production of Arracacia xanthorrhiza disease-free propagation material by the combination of lighting and a temporary immersion bioreactor system (TIBs)”. The 18th Triennial Symposium of International Society for Tropical Root Crops (ISTRC) at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture CIAT, Colombia. October 22-25, 2018.

Chargualaf, R.G., Tuquero, J. and M. Marutani. 2019. Agricultural Research Technical Report: 2016-2018 Vegetable Cultivar Trials on Guam. Agriculture and Life Sciences Division, College of Natural & Applied Sciences, University of Guam. 26p.

Giraldo, M. C. 2018. Prácticas culturales de manejo integrado para el control eficaz de la pudrición del cormo de apio. Boletín 1/ 2018. Empresa de Farináceos. Mayo 2018.

Giraldo, M.C. 2018. Estado de la Investigación y de la Producción de Arracacha en Puerto Rico. IX Encuentro Nacional de Arracacha (IX ENMS) y I Encuentro Latinoamericano de Arracacha (I ELAA) Mayo 7-10, 2018. Pouso Alegre e Senador Amaral, Minas Gerais, Brasil.

Giraldo, M. C. 2018. Procesamiento de material de propagación para la siembra de batata, Ipomoea batatas. Boletín 3/ 2018. Empresa de Farináceos. Diciembre 2018.

Giraldo, M.C., Cathme, M., Chavarría-Carvajal, J. A., Macchiavelli, R., and González-Vélez, A. 2018. The causal agent and methods for the control of apio (Arracacia xanthorrhiza Bancroft) corm rot disease in Puerto Rico. The 18th Triennial Symposium of International Society for Tropical Root Crops (ISTRC) at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture CIAT, Colombia. October 22-25, 2018.

Harrison M.L., Bradley V.L., Casler M.D. (2019) Native Grass Species for Forage and Turf. In: Greene S., Williams K., Khoury C., Kantar M., Marek L. (eds) North American Crop Wild Relatives, Volume 2. Springer, Cham.

Sarmiento, L., Linares, A. M., and Viteri, D. M. 2018. Response of pigeon pea genotypes to pod- borer and evaluation of their agronomic performance in Puerto Rico. International Annual Meeting of Crop Science Society of America, USA. (https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2018am/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/111147).

Tuquero, J. and G. Takai. 2018. Winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus) Varieties for Guam Food Plant Production FPP-06. Agriculture and Life Sciences Division, College of Natural & Applied Sciences, University of Guam. 6p.

Viteri, D.M., Linares, A.M., and Urrea, C.A. 2019. Effect of multiple inoculations of an aggressive Macrophomina phaseolina isolate for screening common bean genotypes under high temperatures. Annual Report of the Bean Improvement Cooperative 62:17-18.

Viteri, D.M., Linares, A.M., and Soto, C. 2019. Inheritance of the presence of purple stripes located at the external surface of the flower standard and its relationship with seed coat color in ‘Badillo’/PR1144-5 common bean population. Annual Report of the Bean Improvement Cooperative 62:107-108.

Viteri, D.M., and Linares, A.M. 2018. Inheritance of ashy stem blight resistance in A 195/‘PC 50’ and ‘PC 50’/‘Othello’ common bean crosses. International Annual Meeting of Crop Science Society of America, USA. https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2018am/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/111148

Viteri, D.M. 2018. Genetics for resistance to ashy stem blight and white mold in ‘PC 50’/‘Othello’ and A 195/‘Othello’ common bean populations. 11th International Mycologist Congress. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
[http://ut.suagm.edu/sites/default/files/uploads/pdf/IMC-2018-Abstract-Book-071618.pdf (page 51)]

Viteri, D.M. 2018. Selecting grain legume genotypes with resistance to ashy stem blight by the cut- stem method. Agrotechnol 7: 12 (DOI: 10.4172/2168-9881-C1-029). (12th International Conference on Agriculture and Horticulture, Sydney-Australia)

Zalesny RS Jr, WL Headlee, G Gopalakrishnan, EO Bauer, RB Hall, DW Hazel, JG Isebrands, LA Licht, MC Negri, EG Nichols, DL Rockwood, and AH Wiese. 2018. Ecosystem services of poplar at long-term phytoremediation sites in the Midwest and Southeast, United States. : Sustainable Production of Fuels, Chemicals, and Fibers from Forest Biomass (Zhu J et al.). p. 27-
63. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/bk-2011-1067.ch002

Plant Patents

LaBonte, D., C.A. Clark, and V. Primomo. 2018. Sweetpotato plant named ‘V12B.445’. U.S. Plant Patent 29,941 P3.



Peer-Reviewed Publications

Aryal, P., and L.E. Sollenberger. 2021. Growth temperature and rhizome propagule characteristics affect rhizoma peanut shoot emergence and biomass partitioning. Agron. J. 113:335–344. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20486

Aryal, P., L.E. Sollenberger, M.M. Kohmann, L.S. da Silva, K.D. Cooley, and J.C.B. Dubeux, Jr. 2021. Plant growth habit and nitrogen fertilizer effects on rhizoma peanut biomass partitioning during establishment. Grass and Forage Sci. (in press). http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gfs.12519

Aryal, P., L.E. Sollenberger, M.M. Kohmann, L.S. da Silva, E.M. Shepard, K.D. Cooley, D.L. Rowland, and J.C.B. Dubeux, Jr. 2020. Rhizoma peanut genotype and planting date affect biomass allocation patterns and establishment performance. Crop Sci. 60:1690–1701. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20142

Ballén‐Taborda C, Chu Y, Ozias‐Akins P, Timper P, Jackson SA, Bertioli DJ and Leal‐Bertioli SCM. 2021. Validation of resistance to root‐knot nematode incorporated in peanut from the wild relative Arachis stenosperma. Agronomy Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20654

Basak, S., McElroy, J., Brown, A., Gonçalves, C., Patel, J., & McCullough, P. 2020. Plastidic ACCase Ile-1781-Leu is present in pinoxaden-resistant southern crabgrass (Digitaria ciliaris). Weed Science, 68(1), 41-50. doi:10.1017/wsc.2019.56

Billman, Eric D., Jesse I. Morrison, and Brian S. Baldwin. 2020. Breeding a heat-tolerant annual ryegrass for earlier fall planting in the southeastern United States. Crop Sci. 60(2):830-840. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20078

Boatwright, J.L., Brenton, Z.W., Boyles, R.E., Sapkota, S., Myers, M.T., Jordan, K.E., Dale, S.M., Shakoor, N., Cooper, E.A., Morris, G.P. and Kresovich, S. 2021. Genetic characterization of a Sorghum bicolor multiparent mapping population emphasizing carbon-partitioning dynamics. G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics 11:p.jkab060.

Bock, C.H., Alarcon, Y., Conner, P.J. et al. 2020. Foliage and fruit susceptibility of a pecan provenance collection to scab, caused by Venturia effusa. CABI Agric Biosci 1, 19. https://doi.org/10.1186/s43170- 020-00020-9

Boyd, A., McElroy, J., McCurdy, J., McCullough, P., Han, D., & Guertal, E. 2021. Reducing topramezone injury to bermudagrass using chelated iron and other additives. Weed Technology, 35(2), 289-296. doi:10.1017/wet.2020.110

Brenton, Z.W., Juengst, B.T., Cooper, E.A., Myers, M.T., Jordan, K.E., Dale, S.M., Glaubitz, J.C., Wang, X., Boyles, R. E., Connolly, E. L., Kresovich, S. 2020. Species-specific duplication event associated with elevated levels of nonstructural carbohydrates in Sorghum bicolor. G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics 10:1511-1520.

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Govindarajulu R, Ashley N Hostetler, Yuguo Xiao, Srinivasa R Chaluvadi, Margarita Mauro-Herrera, Muriel L Siddoway, Clinton Whipple, Jeffrey L Bennetzen, Katrien M Devos, Andrew N Doust, Jennifer S Hawkins. 2021. Integration of high-density genetic mapping with transcriptome analysis uncovers numerous agronomic QTL and reveals candidate genes for the control of tillering in sorghum, G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, Volume 11, Issue 2, February 2021, jkab024

Grey, T., Hurdle, N., Rucker, K., & Basinger, N. 2021. Blueberry and blackberry are tolerant to repeated indaziflam applications. Weed Technology, 1-5. doi:10.1017/wet.2021.14

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Harris-Shultz, K, Knoll, J, Punnuri, S, Niland, E, Ni, X. 2020. Evaluation of strains of Beauveria bassiana and Isaria fumosorosea to control sugarcane aphids on grain sorghum. Agrosyst Geosci Environ. 2020, 3:e20047. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20047

Harris-Shultz, K. R., Hayes, C. M., & Knoll, J. E. 2019. Mapping QTLs and Identification of genes associated with drought resistance in sorghum BT - Sorghum: Methods and Protocols (Z.-Y. Zhao & J. Dahlberg, Eds.). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-9039-9_2

Hisam Al Rabbi SM, Ajay Kumar, Sepehr Mohajeri Naraghi, Suraj Sapkota, Mohammed S. Alamri, Elias Elias, Shahryar Kianian, Raed Seetan, Ali Missaoui, Shyam Solanki and Mohamed Mergoum. 2021. Identification of Main-Effect and Environmental Interaction QTL and Their Candidate Genes for Drought Tolerance in a Wheat RIL Population Between Two Elite Spring Cultivars Front. Genet., 17 June 2021. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2021.656037

Hisam Al Rabbi SM, Ajay Kumar, Sepehr Mohajeri Naraghi, Suraj Sapkota, Mohammed S. Alamri, Elias Jaramillo, D.M., J.C.B. Dubeux Jr., L. Sollenberger, C. Mackowiak, J.M.B. Vendramini,DiLorenzo, L.M.D. Queiroz, E.R.S. Santos, L. Garcia, M. Ruiz-Moreno, E. van Santen. 2021. Litter Mass, Deposition Rate, and Decomposition in N-Fertilized or Grass-Legume Grazing Systems. Crop Science https://10.1002/csc2.20475 61:2176-2189.

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Jaramillo, D.M., J.C.B. Dubeux Jr., L.E. Sollenberger, J.M.B. Vendramini, C.L. Mackowiak, N. DiLorenzo, L. Garcia, L.M.D. Queiroz, E.R.S. Santos, B.G.C. Homem, F. van Cleef, M. Ruiz-Moreno. 2021. Water Footprint, Herbage, and Livestock Responses for N-Fertilized Grass and Grass-Legume Grazing Systems. Crop Sci. http://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20568 .

Kabir, M., Díaz-Pérez, J., Nambeesan, S. U. 2020. Effect of shade levels on plant growth, physiology, and fruit yield in bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) Acta Horticulturae DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2020.1268.42

Knoll J, William F. Anderson, Ali Missaoui, Anna Hale, Wayne W. Hanna. 2021. Biomass production and stability of five energycane cultivars at two latitudes in Georgia Agrosyst Geosci Environ. 4:e20146. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20146

Lamon, Samuele Ye Chu Larissa A. Guimaraes David J. Bertioli Soraya C. M. Leal-Bertioli João F. SantosIgnácio J. Godoy Albert K. Culbreath C. Corley Holbrook Peggy Ozias-Akins. 2021. Characterization of peanut lines with interspecific introgressions conferring late leaf spot resistance. Crop Science. 61: 1724– 1738. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc220414

Legendre, R., Kuzy, J. & McGregor, C. Markers for selection of three alleles of ClSUN25-26-27a (Cla011257) associated with fruit shape in watermelon. Mol Breeding 40, 19 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-020-1104-2

Levinson, C.M., K.M. Marasigan, Y. Chu, H.T. Stalker, C.C. Holbrook, X. Ni, W.P. Williams, P. Ozias- Akins. 2020. Resistance to fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) feeding identified in nascent allotetraploids cross-compatible to cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Peanut Science 1 November 2020, 47 (3): 123–134. doi: https://doi.org/10.3146/PS20-13.1

Lovell, J.T., Bentley, N.B., Bhattarai, G. Conner, P.J. et al. 2021. Four chromosome scale genomes and a pan-genome annotation to accelerate pecan tree breeding. Nat Commun 12, 4125. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-24328-w

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Lwe, Z.S.Z., Welti, R., Anco, D., Naveed, S., Rustgi, S., Narayanan, S. 2020. Heat stress elicits remodeling in the anther lipidome of peanut. Scientific Reports 10:22163

Massa AN, Bressano M, Soave JH, Buteler MI, Seijo G, Sobolev VS, Orner VA, Oddino C, Soave SJ, Faustinelli PC, de Blas FJ, Lamb MC, Arias RS. 2021. Genotyping tools and resources to assess peanut germplasm: smut-resistant landraces as a case study. PeerJ 9:e10581 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.10581

Meru, G. and McGregor, C. 2020. Effect of Various Soil Media on Disease Severity of Fusarium Wilt in Watermelon. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 11, 1890-1898. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2020.1112135.

Mural, R.V., Grzybowski, M., Miao, C., Damke, A., Sapkota, S., Boyles, R.E., Salas Fernandez, M.G., Schnable, P.S., Sigmon, B., Kresovich, S., Schnable, J.C. 2021. Meta-analysis identifies pleiotropic loci controlling phenotypic trade-offs in sorghum. Genetics 218:iyab087.

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Otyama P.I., Roshan Kulkarni, Kelly Chamberlin, Peggy Ozias-Akins, Ye Chu, Lori M Lincoln, Gregory E MacDonald, Noelle L Anglin, Sudhansu Dash, David J Bertioli, David Fernández-Baca, Michelle A Graham, Steven B Cannon, Ethalinda K S Cannon. 2020. Genotypic Characterization of the U.S. Peanut Core Collection, G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, Volume 10, Issue 11, 1 November 2020, Pages 4013–4026, https://doi.org/10.1534/g3.120.401306

Paudel, D., Dareus, R., Rosenwald, J., Munoz-Amatriain, M. and Rios, E.F., 2021. Genome-wide association study reveals candidate genes for flowering time in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata [L.] Walp). Frontiers Genetics. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2021.667038

Price, A., Nichols, R., Morton, T., Balkcom, K., Grey, T., & Li, S. 2021. Effect of cover-crop biomass, strip-tillage residue disturbance width, and PRE herbicide placement on cotton weed control, yield, and economics. Weed Technology, 35(3), 385-393. doi:10.1017/wet.2021.8

Qi P, Pendergast TH, Johnson A, Bahri BA, Choi S, Missaoui A, Devos KM. 2021. Quantitative trait locus mapping combined with variant and transcriptome analyses identifies a cluster of gene candidates underlying the variation in leaf wax between upland and lowland switchgrass ecotypes. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 134:1957-1975

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Santos, E.R.S., J.C.B. Dubeux, Jr., D.M. Jaramillo, L. Garcia, L.M.D. Queiroz, C.S. Silva, and D.S. Abreu. 2020. Overseeding cool-season forages on rhizoma peanut fields. Crop, Forage, & Turfgrass 6:e20060 https://doi.org/10.1002/cft2.20060

Santos, E.R.S., J.C.B. Dubeux, Jr., D.M. Jaramillo, L. Garcia, C. Mackowiak, A.R.S. Blount, J.D. Pereira Neto, L.M.D. Queiroz, M. Ruiz-Moreno. 2020. Herbage responses and nitrogen agronomic efficiency of bahiagrass-legume mixtures. Agronomy Journal 112:4057-4068. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20278

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Saritha Raman Kavalappara, Hayley Milner, Alton Sparks, Cecilia Mcgregor, William M. Wintermantel, and Sudeep Bag Simmons, AM, Jarret, RL, Cantrell, CL, & Levi, A. 2019. Citrullus ecirrhosus: wild source of resistance against Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) for cultivated watermelon. Journal of Economic Entomology. 112: 2425–2432. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz069

Shields, L., Gang, Y., Jordan, K., Sapkota, S., Boatwright, J.L., Jiang, X., Kresovich, S., Boyles, R.E. 2021. Genome‐wide association studies of antimicrobial activity in global sorghum. Crop Science 61:1301-1316.

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Spiekerman JJ, Katrien M. Devos. 2020. The halophyte seashore paspalum uses adaxial leaf papillae for sodium sequestration/ Plant Physiology, Volume 184, Issue 4, Pages 2107–2119, https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.20.00796

Stewart-Brown BB, Vaughn JN, Carter TE Jr, Li Z. 2020. Characterizing the impact of an exotic soybean line on elite cultivar development. PLOS ONE 15(7): e0235434.https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0235434

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Wewalwela, J.J., Y. Tian, J.R. Donaldson, B.S. Baldwin, J.J. Varco, J.B. Rushing, H. Lu, and M.A. Williams. 2020. Associative nitrogen fixation linked with three perennial bioenergy grasses growing on marginal lands. GCB-Bioenergy https://doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12744

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Non-refereed Publications

Alam T, Anco DJ, Rustgi S (2020) Management of aflatoxins in peanuts. Clemson University Land-Grant Press LGP 1073. https://doi.org/10.34068/report7

Alam, T., Anco, D., Rustgi, S. (2021) Reconditioning and disposition of aflatoxin-contaminated peanut: A guide for the United States peanut producers. Clemson University Land-Grant Press LGP 1116. https://lgpress.clemson.edu/publication/reconditioning-and-disposition-of-aflatoxin-contaminated-peanut- a-guide-for-us-peanut-producers/.


Cultivar Releases and Patents

Baldwin, Brian S. and J. Brett Rushing. 2020. Generation of imazapic resistance switchgrass population (Expt. Design. LL PANVI AL IR) [‘Tusca III’]. Patent #10,834,886 – November 2020 Licensed to: Roundstone Seed, Upton KY.

Baldwin, Brian S. 2020. Plant Variety Protection. Selection of lowland switchgrass to enhance precocious germination (Reduced seed dormancy in lowland switchgrass) [‘Espresso’]. Licensed to: Roundstone Seed, Upton KY.

Bertioli DJ, D. Gao C. Ballen-Taborda Y. Chu P. Ozias-Akins S.A. Jackson C.C. Holbrook S.C.M. Leal- Bertioli Registration of GA-BatSten1 and GA-MagSten1, two induced allotetraploids derived from peanut wild relatives with superior resistance to leaf spots, rust and root-knot nematode. J. Plant Regist. 2021, 15: 372– 378. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20133

Boyles, R.E., Brenton, Z.W., Kresovich, S. PVP 201900299. ‘Release of sorghum parental line ‘CU16FL229’

Branch, WD, Brenneman, TB. Registration of ‘GEORGIA-19HP’ peanut. J. Plant Regist. 2020, 14: 306– 310. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20037

Branch, WD. Registration of ‘Georgia-20VHO’ Peanut. J. Plant Regist. 2021, 15: 290– 293. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20127

Branch, WD. Registration of ‘Georgia-Val/HO’ peanut. J. Plant Regist. 2021, 15: 285– 289. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20125

Brown, N, Branch, WD. Registration of Albino-Virescent Leaf peanut genetic stock. J. Plant Regist. 2020, 14: 460– 463. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20038

Brown, N, Branch, WD. Registration of Revolute-Leaf peanut genetic stock. J. Plant Regist. 2020, 14: 464– 466. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20062

Brown, N, Branch, WD. Registration of Spear-shaped Leaf peanut genetic stock. J. Plant Regist. 2020, 14: 457– 459. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20033

Chen, P, Shannon, G, Scaboo, A, et al. Registration of ‘S14-15146GT’ soybean, a high-yielding RR1 cultivar with high oil content and broad disease resistance and adaptation. J. Plant Regist. 2020, 14: 35– 42. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20018

Chen, P., G. Shannon A. Scaboo M. Crisel S. Smothers M. Clubb S. Selves C. C. Vieira M. L. Ali D. Lee T. Nguyen Z. Li M. G. Mitchum J. Bond C. Meinhardt M. Usovsky S. Li A. Mengistu R. T. Robbins. ‘S13-1955C’: A high-yielding conventional soybean with high oil content, multiple disease resistance, broad adaptation. J. Plant Regist. 2021, 15: 318– 325. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20112

Ibrahim, AMH, Sutton, R, Johnson, JW, et al. Registration of ‘GA06343-13E2 (TX-EL2)’ Soft Red Winter Wheat. J. Plant Regist. 2021, 15: 107– 112. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20031

LaBonte, D. 2020. Sweetpotato plant named ’LA17-31’. U.S. Plant Patent 32,020. LaBonte, D. 2020. Sweetpotato plant named ’LA17-120’. U.S. Plant Patent 31,968. LaBonte, D. 2020. Sweetpotato plant named ’LA17-40’. U.S. Plant Patent 31,969. LaBonte, D. 2020. Sweetpotato plant named ‘LA15-527’. U.S. Plant Patent 32,002. LaBonte, D. 2020. Sweetpotato plant named ‘LA17-54’. U.S. Plant Patent 32,003.

LaBonte, D., A. Q. Villordon, T.P. Smith., C.A. Clark. 2020. Sweetpotato plant named ‘LA 13-81’. U.S. Plant Patent 32,021.

LaBonte, D., A. Q. Villordon, C.A. Clark. 2020. Sweetpotato plant named ‘LA 08-21p’. U.S. Plant Patent 31,970.

Mergoum, M, Johnson, JW, Buck, JW, et al. A new soft red winter wheat cultivar, ‘GA 07353-14E19’, adapted to Georgia and the US Southeast environments. J. Plant Regist. 2021, 15: 337– 344. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20113

Mergoum, M, Johnson, JW, Buck, JW, et al. Soft red winter wheat ‘GA 051207-14E53’: Adapted cultivar to Georgia and the U.S. Southeast region. J. Plant Regist. 2021, 15: 132– 139. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20102

Vendramini, J.M.B.; E. Rios, J.C.B. Dubeux Jr., K. Quesenberry, P. Munoz. 2021. Registration of ‘Mislevy’ Bermudagrass. Journal of Plant Registration 2021; 15:7-15. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20093


Peer Reviewed Publications

Ackerman AJ, Wenndt AJ, Boyles RE (2021). The sorghum grain mold disease complex: Pathogens, host responses, and the bioactive metabolites at play. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12, 893.

Adeleke IA, Kavalappara SR, Torrance T, Bennett JE, McGregor C, Srinivasan R, Bag S. First report of watermelon crinkle leaf-associated virus 1 naturally infecting watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) in Georgia, USA. Plant Disease, 106(8), pp. 2273.

Andreason SA, Olaniyi OG, Gilliard AC, Wadl PA, Williams LH, Jackson DM, Simmons AM, Ling KS (2021). Large-scale seedling grow-out experiments do not support seed transmission of sweet potato leaf curl virus in sweet potato. Plants, 10(1). doi:10.3390/plants10010139

Ballén-Taborda C, Chu Y, Ozias-Akins P, Holbrook CC, Timper P, Jackson SA, Bertioli DJ, Leal- Bertioli SCM. 2022. Development and genetic characterization of peanut advanced backcross lines that incorporate root-knot nematode resistance from Arachis stenosperma. Frontiers in Plant Science doi: 10.3389/fpls.2021.785358.

Ballén-Taborda, C, Chu, Y, Ozias-Akins, P, Holbrook, C C, Timper, P, Jackson, S A, Bertioli, D J, & Leal-Bertioli, SCM. 2021. Development and genetic characterization of peanut advanced backcross lines that incorporate Root-Knot Nematode resistance from Arachis stenosperma [Original Research]. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.785358

Beaulieu, Wesley T., Daniel G. Panaccione, Quynh N. Quach, Katy L. Smoot and Keith Clay. 2021. Diversification of ergot alkaloids and heritable fungal symbionts in morning glories. Communications Biology 4:1362 | https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-021-02870-z | www.nature.com/commsbio.

Bertioli DJ, Clevenger J, Godoy IJ, Stalker HT, Wood S, Santos JF, Ballén-Taborda C, Abernathy BL, Azevedo V, Campbell J, Chavarro C, Chu Y, Farmer AD, Fonceka D, Gao D, Grimwood J, Halpin N, Korani W, Michelotto MD, Ozias-Akins P, Vaughn V, Youngblood C, Moretzsohn MC, Wright. GC, Jackson SA, Cannon SB, Scheffler SB, Leal-Bertioli SCM. 2021. Legacy genetics of Arachis cardenasiiin the peanut crop shows the profound benefits of international seed exchange. PNAS. 118 No. 38 e2104899118. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2104899118.

Bertioli DJ, Clevenger J, Godoy IJ, Stalker HT, Wood S, Santos JF, Ballén-Taborda C, Abernathy BL, Azevedo V, Campbell J, Chavarro C, Chu Y, Farmer AD, Fonceka D, Gao D, Grimwood J, Halpin N, Korani W, Michelotto MD, Ozias-Akins P, Vaughn V, Youngblood C, Moretzsohn MC, Wright. GC, Jackson SA, Cannon SB, Scheffler SB, Leal-Bertioli SCM. 2021. Legacy genetics of Arachis cardenasiiin the peanut crop shows the profound benefits of international seed exchange. PNAS. 118 No. 38 e2104899118. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2104899118.

Bertioli DJ, Gao D, Ballen-Taborda C, Chu Y, Ozias-Akins P, Jackson SA, Holbrook CC & Leal-Bertioli SCM. 2021. Registration of GA-BatSten1 and GA-MagSten1, two induced allotetraploids derived from peanut wild relatives with superior resistance to leaf spots, rust and root-knot nematode. Journal of Plant Registrations. 2021:1-7. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20133.

Bheemanahalli, R., Wang, C., Bashir, E., Chiluwal, A., Pokharel, M., Perumal, R., Moghimi, N., Ostmeyer, T., Caragea, D., & Jagadish, S. V. K. (2021). Classical Phenotyping and Deep Learning Concur on Genetics of Stomatal Density and Area in Sorghum. Plant Physiology. 183(3), 1562-1579. DOI:10.1093/plphys/kiab174.

Boatwright JL, Sapkota S, Jin H, Schnable JC, Brenton Z, Boyles RE, Kresovich S (2021). Sorghum Association Panel whole-genome sequencing establishes cornerstone resource for dissecting genomic diversity. The Plant Journal: For Cell and Molecular Biology, 111(3), 888–904. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15853

Boyles RE, Ackerman AJ, Kresovich S (2022). Traits and underlying genetics important for low‐input organic sorghum production. Crop Science, 62(2), 753–766.

Catto MA, Shrestha A, Abney MR, Champagne DE, Culbreath AK, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Hunt BG, Srinivasan R. 2021. Defense-related gene expression following an orthotospovirus infection is influenced by host resistance in Arachis hypogaea. Viruses 13, 1303. https://doi.org/10.3390/v13071303

Cantrell, C.L., Jarret, R.L. 2022. Bulk process for enrichment of capsinoids from capsicum fruit. Processes. 10(2):305. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr10020305.

Carbajal, E.M., Ma, B., Zuleta, M.C., Reynolds, W.C., Arellano, C., Tredway, L.P. and Milla-Lewis, S.R. 2020. Identification of sources of resistance to gray leaf spot in Stenotaphrum germplasm. Crop Sci. 61(5): 3069-3079 doi: 10.1002/csc2.20371

Chen, W.L., Y.Q. Wu, F.B. Fritschi, and T.E. Juenger. 2021. The genetic basis of the root economics spectrum in a perennial grass. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118(47):e2107541118. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2107541118.

Chiluwal, A., R. Perumal, H. P. Poudel, K. Muleta, T. Ostmeyer, L. Fedenia, M. Pokharel, S. R. Bean, D. Sebela, R. Bheemanahalli, H. Oumarou, P. Klein, W. L. Rooney, S. V. K. Jagadish. 2022. Genetic control of source-sink relationships in grain sorghum. Planta 255:40.

Chu Y, Bertioli D, Levinson CM, Stalker HT, Holbrook CC, Ozias-Akins P. 2021. Homoeologous recombination is recurrent in the nascent synthetic allotetraploid Arachis ipaënsis × Arachis correntina4x and its derivatives. G3 11. https://doi.org/10.1093/g3journal/jkab066

Dan, C., H. Dong, S. Bai, and Y.Q. Wu. 2022. Mapping QTLs for spring green-up, plant vigor and plant biomass in two lowland switchgrass populations. Molecular Breeding. 42: 27. DOI: 10.1007/s11032-022- 01296-7.

Dang, P.M., M.C. Lamb, and C.Y. Chen, 2021. Association of differentially expressed R‑gene candidates with leaf spot resistance in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Molecular Biology Reports. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11033-020-06049-3.

de Blas, F.J., Bruno, C.I., Arias, R.S. et al. Genetic mapping and QTL analysis for peanut smut resistance. BMC Plant Biol 21, 312 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-021-03023-4

Gopinath, L., D.L. Martin, J.Q. Moss, Y.Q. Wu, S. Yu and J. Underwood. 2021. Sod tensile strength, handling Quality and their Inter-relationship for thirty-nine bermudagrasses. HortTechnology. DOI: 10.21273/HORTTECH04893-21.

Elias M. Elias, Shahryar Kianian, Raed Seetan, Ali Missaoui, Shyam Solanki and Mohamed Mergoum. Identification of Main-Effect and Environmental Interaction QTL and Their Candidate Genes for Drought Tolerance in a Wheat RIL Population Between Two Elite Spring Cultivars Front. Genet., 17 June 2021 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2021.656037

Gonzales M, Kemerait Jr. R, Bertioli D, Leal-Bertioli S. 2022. Wild-derived neotetraploids show strong resistance to peanut Early and Late Leaf Spots. Plant Disease. Jun 24. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-03-22-0721-RE. Epub ahead of print.

Ibrahim, AMH, Sutton, R, Johnson, JW, et al. Registration of ‘GA06343-13E2 (TX-EL2)’ Soft Red Winter Wheat. J. Plant Regist. 2021, 15: 107– 112. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20031

Katuwal, K.B., D. Jespersen, U. Bhattarai, A. Chandra, K. Kenworthy, S. Milla-Lewis, B. Schwartz, Y.Q. Wu, and P. Raymer. 2022. Multi-locational screening identifies new drought tolerant warm-season turfgrasses. Crop Science. DOI: 10.1002/csc2.20726.

Ke Y, Podio M, Conner J, Ozias-Akins P. 2021. Single-cell transcriptome profiling of buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliaris) eggs unveils apomictic parthenogenesis signatures. Sci. Rep. 11:1-17. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-89170-y.

Laxman Adhikari, Rudra Baral, Dev Paudel, Doohong Min, Shiva O. Makaju, Hari P. Poudel, Janam P. Acharya, Ali M. Missaoui, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Nascimento Eliza FMB, Chavarro MCF, Custódio AR, Hopkins MS, Moretzsohn MC, Bertioli DJ, Araujo, Ana Claudia G. 2021. Spontaneous generation of diversity in Arachis neopolyploids (A. ipaënsis x A. duranensis)4x replays the early stages of peanut evolution. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics. jkab289, https://doi.org/10.1093/g3journal/jkab289

Levinson C, Chu Y, Luo X, Stalker HT, Gao D, Holbrook CC, Ozias-Akins P. 2021. Morphological and reproductive characterization of nascent allotetraploids cross-compatible with cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Genet Resourc Crop Evol https://doi.org/10.1007/s10722-021-01161-0

Levinson CM, Bertioli D, Chu Y, Hopkins M, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Stalker HT, Gao D & Ozias-Akins P. 2021. Development and applications of KASP markers distinguishing A- and B/K-genomes of Arachis. Euphytica 217, 196. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-021-02923-8

Levinson CM, Antepenko E, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Chu Y, Culbreath AK, Stalker HT, Gao D, and Ozias- Akins P. 2021. Resistance to rust (Puccinia arachidis Speg.) identified in nascent allotetraploids cross- compatible with cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Peanut Science. https://doi.org/10.3146/PS21- 4.1

Luckew, A., Meru, G., Wang, Y., Mwatuwa, R., Paret, M., Carvalho, R., Kalischuk, M., Ribeiro da Silva,L. B., Candian, J., Dutta, B., Srinivasan, R., Kavalappara, S. R., RRD, N. C. K., Bag, S., & McGregor,(2022). Field Evaluation of Cucurbita Germplasm for Resistance to Whiteflies and Whitefly- transmitted Viruses, HortScience, 57(2), 337-344.

LaBonte, D, C.A. Clark, T.S. Smith, A.Q. Villordon, and C.S. Stoddard. 2021. ‘Vermillion’ Sweetpotato. HortScience 56:978-981.

Massa, A.N., Arias De Ares, R.S., Sorensen, R.B., Sobolev, V., Tallury, S.P., Stalker, T.S., Lamb, M.C. 2021. Evaluation of leaf spot resistance in wild arachis species of section arachis. Peanut Science. 48(2):68-75. https://doi.org/10.3146/PS20-25.1.

Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Fleischer, S.J., Westbrook, J.K., Wright, D.L., Morris, J.B., Brown, J.T., Rowley, A.L. 2022. Areawide management of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), using selected cover crop plants. CABI Agriculture and Bioscience (CABI A&B). 3:1. https://doi.org/10.1186/s43170-021-00069-0.

Moor, J. C., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, W. Crow, D. M. Dodds, J. M. Sarver, T. B. Towles, B. Zurweller. 2021. Effects of imidacloprid and acephate for tobacco thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) management on flumioxazin injured peanut. Peanut Science 48(1):6-14.

Morris, J.B. 2022. Multivariate analysis of butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea L.) genotypes with potentially healthy nutraceuticals and uses. Journal of Dietary Supplement. https://doi.org/10.1080/19390211.2021.2022821

Morris, J.B., Tonnis, B.D., Wang, M.L., Bhattari, U. 2022. Genetic diversity for quercetin, myricetin, cyanidin, and delphinidin concentrations in 38 blackeye pea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) genotypes for potential use as a functional health vegetable. Journal of Dietary Supplement. https://doi.org/10.1080/19390211.2022.2077881.

Munoz-Rodriguez, P., Wells, T., Wood, J., Carruthers, T., Anglin, N.L., Jarret, R.L., Scotland, R. 2022. Discovery and characterisation of sweetpotato’s closest tetraploid relative. New Phytologist. 234:1185- 1194. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17991.

Napier, J.D., P.P. Grabowski, J.T. Lovell, J. Bonnette, S. Mamidi, M.J. Gomez-Hughes, A. VanWallendael, X. Weng, L.H. Handley, M.K. Kim, A.R. Boe, P.A. Fay, F.B. Fritschi, J.D. Jastrow, J. Lloyd-Reilley, D.B. Lowry, R. Matamala, R.B. Mitchell, F.. M. Rouquette, Y.Q. Wu, J. Webber, T. Jones, K. Barry, J. Grimwood, J. Schmutz, & T.E. Juenger. 2022. A generalist-specialist tradeoff between switchgrass cytotypes impacts climate adaptation and geographic range. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2118879119.

Patel, J.D., Wang, M.L., Dang, P.M., Butts, C.L., Lamb, M.C., Chen, C.Y. 2022. Insights into the genomic architecture of seed and pod quality traits in the U.S. peanut mini-core diversity panel. Plants. 11(7):837. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants11070837.

Razar RM, Qi P, Devos KM, Missaoui AM. Genotyping-by-Sequencing and QTL Mapping of Biomass Yield in Two Switchgrass F1 Populations (Lowland x Coastal and Coastal x Upland). Front Plant Sci. 2022 May 19;13:739133. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.739133. PMID: 35665173; PMCID: PMC9162799.

Rustgi S, Alam T, Jones ZT, Brar AK, Kashyap S (2022) Reduced-immunogenicity wheat and peanut lines for people with foodborne disorders. Chemistry Proceedings 10(1):67.

Rustgi S, Kakati JP, Jones ZT, Zoong Lwe ZS, Narayanan S (2021) Heat tolerance as a function of membrane lipid remodeling in the major US oilseed crops (soybean and peanut) Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 30:652–667.

Rutter WB, Wadl PA, Mueller JD, Agudelo P (2021). Identification of sweet potato germplasm resistant to pathotypically distinct isolates of Meloidogyne enterolobii from the Carolinas. Plant Disease, 105(10), 3147–3153.

Sakhanokho, H.F., Islam-Faridi, N., Babiker, E.M., Smith, B.J. 2021. Micropropagation of Hibiscus moscheutos L. ‘Luna White’: Effect of growth regulators and explants on nuclear DNA content and ploidy stability of regenerants. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Plants. doi.org/10.1007/s11627-021-10209-w.

Sari, N; Silverman, E; Reiland, D; and Wehner, T. 2020. Effects of cold duration on chilling injury in Lagenaria germplasm. HortScience 55(10):1551-1557.

Sari, N; Silverman, E; Reiland, D; and Wehner, T. 2021. Seed characterization and relationships between seed and cotyledon properties in Lagenaria spp. Accessions. HortScience 56(2):185-192.

Smith, G.R. and F.M. Rouquette, Jr. 2022. TX-BHS berseem clover germplasm. J. Plant Reg. 16:410- 416.

Thavarajah D, Lawrence TJ, Powers SE, Kay J, Thavarajah P, Shipe E, McGee R, Kumar S, Boyles RE (2022). Organic dry pea (Pisum sativum L.) biofortification for better human health. PloS One, 17(1), e0261109.

Van der Laat, R., Dale, A.G., Arellano, C., and Milla-Lewis, S.R. 2021. Variation in southern chinch bug (Blissus insularis) survival and damage on St. Augustinegrass germplasm. Intl. Turfgrass Soc. Res. J. https://doi.org/10.1002/its2.67

Wadl PA, Williams III LH, Horry MI, Ward BK (2022) Evaluation of 12 sweet potato clones in coastal South Carolina for yield and insect resistance using organic and conventional Cultural Practices, HortTechnology, 32(3), 253-262. https://journals.ashs.org/horttech/view/journals/horttech/32/3/article-p253.xml

Wang, M.L., Wang, H., Zhao, C., Tonnis, B.D., Tallury, S.P., Wang, X., Clevenger, J., Guo, B. 2021. Identification of QTLs for seed dormancy in cultivated peanut using a recombinant inbred line mapping population. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11105-021-01315-5.

Wang, X., Chen, C. Y., Dang, P., Carter, J., Zhao, S., Lamb, M. C., Chu, Y., Holbrook, C., Ozias- Akins, P., Isleib, T. G., & Feng, Y. (2022). Variabilities in symbiotic nitrogen fixation and carbon isotope discrimination among peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) genotypes under drought stress. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, 00, 1– 14. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12619

Wang, X., X. Yang, Y. Feng, P. Dang, W. Wang, R. Graze, J. Clevenger, Y. Chu, P. Ozias-Akins, C. Holbrook , and C. Chen*. 2021. Transcriptome profile reveals drought induced genes preferentially expressed in response to water deficit in cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Frontiers in Plant Science: 12:645291. https://doi:10.3389/fpls.2021.645291 . LOG: 383079

York, L. M., Cumming, J. R., Trusiak, A., Bonito, G.,  von Haden, A. C.,  Kalluri, U. C.,  Tiemann, L. K., Andeer, P. F., Blanc-Betes, E., Diab, J. H., Favela, A., Germon, A., Gomez-Casanovas, N., Hyde,

  1. A., Kent, A. D., Ko, D. K., Lamb, A., Missaoui, A. M., Northen, T. R., … Yang, W. H. (2022). Bioenergy Underground: Challenges and opportunities for phenotyping roots and the microbiome for sustainable bioenergy crop production. Plant Phenome Journal, 5: e20028. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppj2.20028

Yu, X., Mulkey, S.E., Ma, B.Y., Arellano, C., Zuleta, M.C. Reynolds, W.C., and Milla-Lewis, S.R. 2020. Resistance to gray leaf spot in St. Augustinegrass: Characterization and QTL mapping. Plant Disease 104(11): 2799-2806. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-04-20-0905-RE

Germplasm Releases and Patents

Registration of ‘MSB-264’ and ‘MSB-285’ bermudagrasses. Journal of Plant Registrations, 16, 185– 197. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20218

Eggplant ‘Ideal’: Open-pollinated local cultivar in Guam.

Okra, Puerto Rico Everflush, released by the Utopian Seed Project though the Southern Exposure Seed Exchange in early 2022.

Smith, G.R. 2021. Ace Forage Cowpea. PVP Registration Certificate. PVP#201900266

Zoysiagrass (XZ 14069, commercial name LOBOTM) and one St. Augustinegrass (XSA 11377, commercial name TBA) cultivars were released in spring of 2022.

 Other Publications

Chieriel Desamito, Shaylin Salas, Caleb Escalara, and Mari Marutani. 2021. Eggplant ‘Ideal’: Open- pollinated local cultivar in Guam. Agriculture and Life Science Division College of Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Guam. Technical Report. Factsheet 2021-01. 6p.

Dilovan K. Yahya and Ahmad N. Aziz. 2022. Whole Genome Amplification and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms from Sweet Sorghum Microspores. Submitted to Graduate School of Tennessee State University (Nashville, TN) in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science.

Marutani, Mari, Seanne Clemente, Karen Bacalia, Emmanuel Santos, Shashikant Kotwal, Greciella Valerio, Jester Calalang, Nathan Sala, Maegan Delfin, Chieriel Desamito, and Michael A. P. Fernandez. 2021. Phytochemical Analyses of Horticultural Crops: Application of High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC). Agriculture and Life Science Division College of Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Guam. Technical Report. Factsheet 2021-02. 25p

Mariod, A., Jarret, R.L. 2022. Antioxidant, antimicrobial and antidiabetic activities of Citrullus colocynthis seed oil. In: Mariod, A., editor. Multiple Biological Activities of Unconventional Seed Oils. London, UK: Academic Press. p. 139-146. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-824135-6.00005-2


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