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Recent Publications

Identification and functional analysis of germin-like protein gene family in tea plant (Camellia sinensis) J. Y. Fu, X. C. Wang, T. F. Mao, H. Cheng, F. Chen, and Y. J. Yang.  2018.  Scientia Horticulturae, 234:166-175. [Abstract]

Terpenoids from weedy ricefield flatsedge (Cyperus iria L.) are developmentally regulated and stress-induced, and have antifungal properties Jiang, Y., B. H. Ownley, and F. Chen.  2018.  Molecules, 23:3149. [Abstract]

Nodulin Intrinsic Protein 7;1 Is a Tapetal Boric Acid Channel Involved in Pollen Cell Wall Formation Routray, P., T. Li, A. Yamasaki, A. Y0shinari, J. Takano, W. G. Choi, C. E. Sams, and D. M. Roberts.  2018.  Plant Physiology, Vol. 178. pp. 1269-1283. [Abstract]

Inhibitions of cotton germination and early seeding growth by cover crop residues.  Shekoofa, A., S. Safikhan, T. B. Raper, and S. Butler.  2018.  MidAmerica Farmer Grower.

Inhibitions of cotton germination and early seeding growth by cover crop residues.  Shekoofa, A., S. Safikhan, T. B. Raper, and S. Butler.  2018.  news.utcrops.com 19 Sept 2018.

Anaerobic soil disinfestation reduces germination and affects colonization of Sclerotium rolfsii sclerotia Shrestha, U., M. E. Dee, B. H. Ownley, and D. M. Butler.  2018.  Phytopathology.

The rice terpene synthase gene OsTPS19 functions as an (S)-limonene synthase in planta and its overexpression leads to enhanced resistance to the blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae X. J. Chen, H. Chen, J. S. Yuan, T. G. Köllner, Y. Y. Chen, Y. F. Guo, X. F. Zhuang, X. Chen, Y. J. Zhang, J. Y. Fu, A. Nebenführ, and F. Chen.  2018.  Plant Biotechnology Journal, 16(10):1778-1787. [Abstract]

A Quasi-chemical Model for Bacterial Spore Germination Kinetics by High Pressure.  Doona, C.J., F. E. Feeherry, K. Kustin, H. Chen, R. Huang, X. Ye, and P. Setlow.  2017.  Food Engineering Reviews, 9(3), 122.

Seed inorganic phosphorus stability and agronomic performance of two low phytate soybean lines evaluated across six southeastern U.S. environments.  Pantalone, V. R., and J. Boehm.  2017.  World Soybean Research Conference 10, Poster completed and displayed in Plant Biotechnology Bldg. Conference cancelled due to Hurricane Irma. [Abstract]

Inhibitory effect of technical lignin on seed germination.  Batson, E., E. Camfield, C. Fang, A. Gale, D. Kim, A. Quigley, K. D. Gwinn, N. Labbe, B. H. Ownley, and S. C. Chmely.  2016.  Proceedings; IBSS annual meeting, Oak Ridge TN.

Effects of temporal dynamics, nut weight and nut size on growth of American chestnut, Chinese chestnut and backcross generations in a commercial nursery Pinchot, C., S. L. Clark, S. E. Schlarbaum, A. M. Saxton, S. J. Sung, and F. V. Hebard.  2015.  Forests, 6(5): 1537-1556. [Abstract]

Anaerobic soil disinfestation amendment carbon rate affects germination and parasitism on sclerotia of Sclerotium rolfsii.  Shrestha, U., M. E. Dee, B. H. Ownley, and D. M. Butler.  2015.  Phytopathology, 105(Suppl. 4):S4.127. American Phytopathological Society annual meeting. August 1-5, Pasadena, CA.