Publications

Research Articles in Referred Journals

Liu, S.Y.*, J.C. Rudd, G. Bai, S. Haley, A. Ibrhim, Q. Xue, D. Hays, R. Devokota, R. Graybosch, P.S. Amand. 2013. Validation and application of molecular markers linked to genes important for hard winter wheat production and marketing in the U.S. Great Plains. Crop Sci. *Corresponding authors. In press.

Basnet, B.R., A.M.H. Ibrahim, X. Chen, R.P. Singh, E.R. Mason, S.Y. Liu, R.N. Devkota,  N.K. Subramanian, and J.C. Rudd. 2013. Molecular Mapping of Stripe Rust Resistance in Hard Red Winter Wheat TAM 111 Adapted to the US High Plains. Crop Sci. In press.

Reddy, S.K., Y., Weng*, J.C. Rudd, A.  Akhunova, S.Y. Liu*. 2013. Transcriptomics of induced defense responses to greenbug aphid feeding in near isogenic wheat lines. Plant Sci. 212:26-36. *Corresponding authors. DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2013.08.002

Liu, S.Y.*, C.A. Griffey*, M.D. Hall, A.L. McKendry, J. Chen, W.S. Brooks, G. Brown-Guedira, D. Van Sanford, and D.G. Schmale. 2013. Molecular characterization of field resistance to Fusarium head blight in two U.S. soft red winter wheat cultivars. Theor. Appl. Genet. 126:2485-2498. *Corresponding authors. Online first:  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00122-013-2149-y.  View

Berger, G.L., A. Green, P. Khatibi, W. Brooks, M.L. Rosso,  S.Y. Liu, S. Chao, C.A. Griffey. 2013. Characterization of Fusarium head blight resistance and deoxynivalenol accumulation in hulled and hulless winter barley. plant dis. doi:2048/10.1094/PDIS-05-13-0479-RE.

Xue, Q., J.C. Rudd, S.Y. Liu, K.E. Jessup, R.N. Devkota, and J.R. Mahan. 2013. Yield determination and water use efficiency of wheat under water-limited conditions in the U.S. southern high plains. Crop Sci. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2013.02.0108.

Christopher, M.D., S.Y. Liu, M.D. Hall, D.S. Marshall, M.O. Fountain, J.W. Johnson, E.A. Milus, K.A. Garland-Campbell, X. Chen, and C.A. Griffey.  2013.  Identification and mapping of adult plant stripe rust resistance in soft red winter wheat VA00W-38.  Crop Sci. 53:871-879. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2012.02.0086.

Christopher, M.D., S.Y. Liu, M.D. Hall, D.S. Marshall, M.O. Fountain, J.W. Johnson, E.A. Milus, K.A. Garland-Campbell, X. Chen, and C.A. Griffey.  2013.  Identification and mapping of adult-plant stripe rust resistance in soft red winter wheat cultivar USG 3555. Plant Breed.132:53-60. Doi:10.1111/pbr.12015.

Berger, G.L. S.Y. Liu, M.D Hall, W.S. Brooks, S. Chao, G.J. Muehlbauer, B-K Baik, B. Steffenson, C.A. Griffey. 2013. Marker-trait associations in Virginia Tech winter barley identified using genome-wide mapping. Theor. Appl. Genet. 126:693-710.

Liu, S.Y., C.A. Griffey, M.D. Hall, J. Chen, S. Liu, D. Tucker, W.S. Brooks. 2012. Registration of Becker/Massey Wheat Recombinant Inbred Line Mapping Population. J. Plant Reg. 3:358-362.

Liu, S.Y.*, M.D. Christopher, C.A. Griffey*, M.D. Hall, P.G. Gundrum, and W.S. Brooks. 2012. Molecular characterization of resistance to Fusarium head blight in U.S. soft red winter wheat breeding line VA00W-38. Crop Sci. 52: 2283-2292. *Corresponding author

Chen, J., C.A. Griffey, S. Liu, M. A. Saghai-Maroof. 2012. Release of scab resistance wheat germplasm VA04W-433, VA04W-474. J. of Plant Reg. 6:111-116.

Khatibi, P.A., G. Berger, S. Liu, W.S. Brooks, C.A. Griffey, D.G. Schmale III. 2011. Resistance to Fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol accumulation in Virginia barley. Plant Dis. 96:279-284.

Liu, S.Y., K. Yu, M. Haffner, S.J. Park, M. Banik, P.K. Pauls, and W. Crosby.  2010. Construction of a BAC library and a physical map of the major QTL for CBB resistance in common bean. Genetica 138:709-716.

Liu, S.*, M.D. Hall, C.A. Griffey, A.L. McKendry. 2009. Meta-analyses of Fusarium head blight resistance QTL in wheat. Crop Science 49:1955-1968. *Corresponding author.

Liu, S., K. Yu, S.J. Park. 2008. Development of STS markers and QTL validation for common bacterial blight resistance in common bean. Plant Breeding. 127: 62-68.

Abate, Z., S. Liu, A.L. McKendry. 2008. QTL associated with resistance to Deoxynivalenol and Fusarium damaged kernel in a soft red winter wheat Ernie. Crop Science 48:1408-1418.

Liu, S., Z. Abate, H. Lu, T. Musket, G. Davis, A.L. McKendry. 2007. QTL associated with Fusarium head blight resistance in soft red winter wheat ‘Ernie’. Theor. Appl. Genet. 115:417-427.

Liu S., Z. A. Abate, A. L. McKendry. 2005. Inheritance of Fusarium head blight resistance in the soft red winter wheat Ernie. Theor. Appl. Genet. 110:454-461.

Zhang, Y., J. S. Quick, S. Liu, 1998. Genetic Variation in PI 294994 wheat for resistance to Russian Wheat Aphid. Crop Sci. 38:527-530.

 

Participation of Released Cultivars and Germplasm Lines
(7 soft red, 2 hard red, 1 durum winter wheat, 2 winter barley cultivars, 2 wheat germplasm, 1 common bean germplasm, two wheat mapping populations)

Brooks, W.S., M.E. Vaughn, G.L. Berger, C.A. Griffey, W.E. Thomason, J.J. Paling, R.M. Pitman, D.W. Dunaway, R.A. Corbin, J.C. Kenner, E.G. Hokanson, H.D. Behl, B.R. Beahm, S.Y. Liu et al. 2013. Registration of ‘Eve’ Winter Hulless Barley. 2013. J. Plant Reg. 7:5-11.

Brooks, W.S., M.E. Vaughn, C.A. Griffey, W.E. Thomason, J.J. Paling, R.M. Pitman, D.W. Dunaway, R.A. Corbin, J.C. Kenner, E.G. Hokanson, H.D. Behl, B.R. Beahm, S.Y. Liu, P.G. Gundrum, A.M. Price, D.E. Brann, D.L. Whitt, J.T. Custis, D.E. Starner, S.A. Gulick, S.R. Ashburn, E.H. Jones, D.S. Marshall, M.O. Fountain, T.D. Tuong, D.P. Livingston, R. Premakumar, M.J. Kurantz, F. Taylor, R.A. Moreau, and K.B. Hicks, 2011: Registration of ‘Dan’ Winter Hulless Barley. J. Plant Reg. 5:1-4.

Griffey, C.A., W.E. Thomason, R.M. Pitman, B.R. Beahm, J.J. Paling, J. Chen, P.G. Gundrum, J.K. Fanelli, D.W. Dunaway, W.S. Brooks, M.E. Vaughn, E.G. Hokanson, H.D. Behl, R.A. Corbin, J.E. Seago, B.C. Will, M.D. Hall, S.Y. Liu, J.T. Custis, D.E. Starner, S.A. Gulick, S.R. Ashburn, E.H. Jones, D.L. Whitt, H.E. Bockelman, E.J. Souza, G.L. Brown-Guedira, J.A. Kolmer, D.L. Long, Y. Jin, X. Chen, and S.E. Cambron, 2011a: Registration of ‘Merl’ Wheat. J. Plant Reg. 5: 68-74.

Griffey, C.A., W.E. Thomason, R.M. Pitman, B.R. Beahm, P.G. Gundrum, S.Y. Liu, J. Chen, J.J. Paling, D.W. Dunaway, W.S. Brooks, M.E. Vaughn, J.E. Seago, B.C. Will, E.G. Hokanson, H.D. Behl, R.A. Corbin, T.R. Lewis, M.D. Hall, J.T. Custis, D.E. Starner, S.A. Gulick, S.R. Ashburn, D.L. Whitt, H.E. Bockelman, J.P. Murphy, R.A. Navarro, E.J. Souza, G.L. Brown-Guedira, J.A. Kolmer, D.L. Long, Y. Jin, X. Chen, and S.E. Cambron, 2011b: Registration of ‘SW049029104′ Wheat. J. Plant Reg. 5:91-97.

Hall, M.D., C.A. Griffey, A. Green, S. Liu, P. Gundrum, G. Berger, W.S. Brooks, W.E. Thomason, E.G. Hokanson, H.D. Behl, R.M. Pitman, D.W. Dunaway, M.E. Vaughn, T. Lewis, J.T. Custis, B. Seabourn, R. Chen, M. Fountain, D. Marshall, B.R. Beahm, D.L. Whitt, C.J. Lin, and D.L. Mennel, 2011a: Registration of ‘Vision 30′ Wheat. J. Plant Reg. 5:353-359.

Hall, M.D., C.A. Griffey, A. Green, S. Liu, P. Gundrum, G. Berger, W.S. Brooks, W.E. Thomason, E.G. Hokanson, H.D. Behl, R.M. Pitman, D.W. Dunaway, M.E. Vaughn, T. Lewis, J.T. Custis, B. Seabourn, R. Chen, M. Fountain, D. Marshall, B.R. Beahm, D.L. Whitt, C.J. Lin, and D.L. Mennel, 2011b: Registration of ‘Vision 40′ Wheat. J. Plant Reg. 5:360-366.

Hall, M.D., W. Rohrer-Perkins, C.A. Griffey, S.Y. Liu, W.E. Thomason, A.O. Abaye, A. Bullard-Schilling, P.G. Gundrum, J.K. Fanelli, J. Chen, W.S. Brooks, J.E. Seago, B.C. Will, E.G. Hokanson, H.D. Behl, R.M. Pitman, J.C. Kenner, M.E. Vaughn, R.A. Corbin, D.W. Dunaway, T.R. Lewis, D.E. Starner, S.A. Gulick, B.R. Beahm, D.L. Whitt, J.B. Lafferty, and G.A. Hareland, 2011c: Registration of ‘Snowglenn’ Winter Durum Wheat. J. Plant Reg. 5:81-86.

Hall, M.D., C. A. Griffey, D. Tucker, S. Liu, C. Sneller, M. Guttieri, D. Van Sanford, J. Costa, D. Marshall, and G. L. Brown-Guedira. 2010. Registration of USG 3209/Jaypee Wheat Recombinant Inbred Line Mapping Population. J. of Plant Reg. 4:159-162.

Griffey, C.A., W.E. Thomason, R.M. Pitman, B.R. Beahm, J.J. Paling, J. Chen, J.K. Fanelli, J.C. Kenner, D.W. Dunaway, W.S. Brooks, M.E. Vaughn, E.G. Hokanson, H.D. Behl, R.A. Corbin, M.D. Hall, S. Liu, J.T. Custis, C.M. Waldenmaier, D.E. Starner, S.A. Gulick, S.R. Ashburn, D.L. Whitt, H.E. Bockelman, E.J. Souza, G.L. Brown-Guedira, J.A. Kolmer, D.L. Long, Y. Jin, X. Chen, and S.E. Cambron. 2010. Registration of ‘Jamestown’ Wheat. J. of Plant Reg. 4:28-33.

Griffey, C.A. et al. 2010. Registration of ‘Shirley’ Wheat. J. of Plant Reg. 4:38-43.

Griffey, C.A. et al. 2010. Registration of ‘3434’ Wheat. J. of Plant Reg. 4:44-49.

Griffey, C.A. et al. 2009. Registration of ‘USG3555’ Wheat. J. of Plant Reg.  3: 273-278.

Griffey, C.A. et al. 2009. Registration of ‘5205’ Wheat. J. of Plant Registrations. 3:283-288.


Popular Press/Newsletter

Ledbetter, K. and Q. Xue. High yield, water efficiency of drought tolerant wheat due to higher biomass. AgriLife Today. December 13, 2013.  View

Ledbetter, K. AgriLife Research study narrows the search for greenbug resistance gene in wheat. AgriLife Today. November 26, 2013.  View

Lemmons, L. Looking for the perfect wheat. KVII and Connect Amarillo.  View story  View video

Ledbetter, K. Texas A&M students recognized as Monsanto’s Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars. AgriLife Today. April 11, 2013.  View

Ledbetter, K., S.Y. Liu, S. Krishna Reddy. AgriLife Research seeks to pinpoint drought tolerance mechanisms in wheat. AgriLife Today. Apr 20, 2012.  View

Ledbetter, K. AgriLife Today. December 14, 2011. AgriLife Research study aimed at reducing drought-stress losses to wheat. (The news was reported later by WATR News, EBSCO Host Connection, Southwest Farm Press, e! Science News and Local Newspapers).   View

Ledbetter, K. AgriLife Research-Amarillo hires grain geneticist. AgriLife Today. Aug. 17. 2010.  View

 

Technical Report

2011 Wheat projects at the North Plains Research Farm conducted by the TAM Wheat Improvement Program.  View

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Gene expression profiling of defense responses to Greenbug feeding in wheat.  View


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