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Recent Publications

Initiating surveillance for the pathogenic fungus, Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans, in highland Costa Rican salamander populations.  Adams, H., S. M. Hernandez, M. Yabsley, M. J. Gray, and S. Connelly.  2019.  Wildlife Disease Association Annual International Conference, Tahoe City, CA. [Abstract]

Association mapping, transcriptomics, and transient expression identify candidate genes mediating plant–pathogen interactions in a tree W. Muchero, P. Ranjan, et al.  2018.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. [Abstract]

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

RNA sequencing-based transcriptome analysis of mature strawberry fruit infected by necrotrophic fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea.  Xiong, J., H. Zhu,, Y. Bai, H. Liu, and Z. Cheng.  2018.  Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology., 104:77–85.

Transgenic Bt rice lines producing Cry1Ac, Cry2Aa or Cry1Ca have no detrimental; effects on brown planthopper and pond wolf spider Niu, L., A. Mannakkara, L. Qiu, X. Wang, H. Hua, C. Lei, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and W. Ma.  2017.  Scientific Reports, 16(7): 1940. [Abstract]

Microbial taxa distribution is associated with ecological trophic cascades along an elevation gradient Yao, F., S. Yang, Z. Wang, X. Wang, J. Ye, J. M. DeBruyn, X. Feng, Y. Jiang, and H. Li.  2017.  Frontiers in Microbiology 8:2071.

Identifying obligate, biotrophic fungi (and hosts) using the sequence of the internal transcribed spacer region (ITS).  Trigiano, R. N., and B. H. Ownley.  2016.  Book, Pp. 483-493. In: Ownley, B. H. and R. N. Trigiano (Eds.). Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Third Edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Molecular Marker Assisted Backcross Development and Evaluation of an Environmentally Friendly, Commercially Acceptable Low Seed Phytate Soybean.  Boehm, J. D.  2014.  M.S. Thesis, University of Tennessee. August 2014. [Abstract]

Multi-location field testing new environmentally friendly, high yielding, low phytate soybean lines developed via molecular breeding.  Willette, A., J. Boehm, Jr., F. R. Walker, H. Bhandari, D. A. Kopsell, K. Bilyeu, and V. R. Pantalone.  2014.  Crop Science, ASA-CSSA-SSA International Meeting Abstracts. November 2-5, 2014. Long Beach, CA. [Abstract]

Disturbance Relicts in a Rapidly Changing World: The Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Factor Wynne, J. J., E. C. Bernard, F. G. Howarth, S. Sommer, F. N. Soto-Adames, S. Taiti, E. L. Mockford, M. Horrocks, L. Pakarati, and V. Pakarati-Hotus.  2014.  BioScience, Vol. 64(8): 711-718. [Abstract]

Interactions between juvenile hormone and insulin signaling pathways regulate lipid levels during lactation and dry periods of tsetse fly pregnancy.  Baumann, A. A., J. B. Benoit, V. Michalkova, P. Mireji, G. M. Attardo, J. K. Moulton, T. G. Wilson, and S. Aksoy.  2013.  Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 372(1-2): 30-41. [Abstract]

Molecular marker assisted backcross development and evaluation of an environmentally friendly, commercially acceptable low seed phytate soybean.  Boehm, J., V. R. Pantalone, F. R. Walker, H. Bhandari, D. A. Kopsell, and K. Bilyeu.  2013.  Proceedings ASA CSSA SSSA Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL. November 3-6, 2013. [Abstract]