Endophyte Research

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Recent Publications

Rumen-protected arginine alters blood flow parameters and luteinizing hormone concentration in cyclic beef cows consuming toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue seed Green, M. A., B. Whitlock, J. L. Edwards, E. J. Scholljegerdes, and J. T. Mulliniks.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science.

Can we use entomopathogenic fungi as endophytes for dual biological control of insect pests and plant pathogens? Jaber, L., and B. H. Ownley.  2017.  Biological Control, 107: 50-59.

Association of genotype at DRD2 with growth and reproductive performance traits in bulls grazing toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue Jennings, K. J.  2016.  M. S. Thesis.

Association of DRD2 with Gr owth and Performance Traits in Cattle Grazing Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue Jennings, K., C. J. Kojima, S. Pratt, and C. Burnett.  2016.  Journal of Animal Science, Vol. 94 Suppl. 1. [Abstract]

Vasoactivity and Vasoconstriction Changes in Cattle Related to Time off Toxic Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue Klotz, J. L., G. E. Aiken, J. R. Bussard, A. P. Foote, D. L. Harmon, B. M. Goff, F. N. Schrick, and J. R. Strickland.  2016.  Toxins, Toxins 2016, 8(10), 271-290; doi:10.3390/toxins8100271.

The effect of endophyte infected tall fescue and isoflavones on rumen microbial populations and beef cattle production in Tennessee Melchior, E. A., J. T. Mulliniks, G. E. Bates, J. Smith, and P. Myer.  2016.  UT Beef and Forage Center Graduate Research and Poster Symposium, UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting. Knoxville, TN. [Abstract]

Forage nutritive value and steer responses to grazing intensity and seed-head suppression of endophyte-free tall fescue in mixed pastures Goff, B. M., G. E. Aiken, W. W. Witt, P. L. Burch, and F. N. Schrick.  2015.  Professional Animal Scientist, 31:120-129.

A polymorphism in XKR4 is significantly associated with serum prolactin concentrations in beef cows grazing endophyte-infected tall fescue Bastin, B. C., A. Houser, C. P. Bagley, K. M. Ely, R. R. Payton, A. M. Saxton, F. N. Schrick, J. C. Waller, and C. J. Kojima.  2014.  Animal Genetics, 45(3): 439-441. [Abstract]

A single nucleotide polymorphism in the dopamine receptor D2 gene may be informative for resistance to fescue toxicosis in Angus-based cattle Campbell, B. T., C. J. Kojima, T. A. Cooper, B. C. Bastin, L. Wojakiewicz, R. L. Kallenbach, F. N. Schrick, and J. C. Waller.  2014.  Animal Biotechnology, 25(1):1-12. [Abstract]

Impact of supplementing rumen-protected arginine on blood flow parameters and luteinizing hormone concentration in cyclic beef cows consuming endophyte-infected tall fescue seed.  Edwards, M. A.  2014.  M.S. Thesis.

Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the DRD2 and XKR4 genes may be beneficial to Missouri beef cattle grazing en- dophyte-infected tall fescue Ely, K. M., A. M. Saxton, T. R. Lock, R. L. Kallenbach, and C. J. Kojima.  2014.  Proceedings, 10th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 2014 Vancouver, BC. [Abstract]

Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the XKR4 and DRD2 genes influence adjusted birth and 205-d weights of calves grazing endophyte-infected tall fescue Ely, K. M., C. J. Kojima, A. M. Saxton, and R. L. Kallenbach.  2014.  Journal of Animal Science, 92 E-suppl 2 page 483. [Abstract]