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  • Expression of pathogenicity and virulence related genes in Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae under copper stress 

    Vasebi, Yalda; Khakvar, Reza; Faghihi, Mohammad Mehdi; Vinatzer, Boris A. (2020-01)
    Stone fruit bacterial canker is one of the most destructive diseases of apricot in Iran. Copper-based compounds are widely used to protect plants against bacterial diseases, but pathogens frequently evolve resistance against ...
  • A database for global soil health assessment 

    Jian, Jinshi; Du, Xuan; Stewart, Ryan D. (2020-01-13)
    Field studies have been performed for decades to analyze effects of different management practices on agricultural soils and crop yields, but these data have never been combined together in a way that can inform current ...
  • How feasible are global forest restoration commitments? 

    Fagan, Matthew E.; Reid, J. Leighton; Holland, Margaret B.; Drew, Justin G.; Zahawi, Rakan A. (2020-01-16)
    Numerous countries have made voluntary commitments to conduct forest landscape restoration over millions of hectares of degraded land in the coming decade. We consider the relative likelihood these countries will achieve ...
  • Dolomite and Micronutrient Fertilizer Affect Phosphorus Fate When Growing Crape Myrtle in Pine Bark 

    Shreckhise, Jacob H.; Owen, James S., Jr.; Eick, Matthew J.; Niemiera, Alexander X.; Altland, James E.; Jackson, Brian E. (American Society for Horticultural Science, 2020-05-07)
    Soilless substrates are routinely amended with dolomite and sulfate-based micronutrients to improve fertility, but the effect of these amendments on phosphorous (P) in substrate pore-water during containerized crop production ...
  • Retinoic Acid Exerts Disease Stage-Dependent Effects on Pristane-Induced Lupus 

    Abdelhamid, Leila; Cabana-Puig, Xavier; Swartwout, Brianna; Lee, Jiyoung; Li, Song; Sun, Sha; Li, Yaqi; Ross, A. Catharine; Cecere, Thomas E.; LeRoith, Tanya; Werre, Stephen R.; Wang, Haifeng; Reilly, Christopher M.; Luo, Xin M. (2020-03-20)
    We previously showed that all-trans-retinoic acid (tRA), an active metabolite of vitamin A, exacerbated pre-existing autoimmunity in lupus; however, its effects before the development of autoimmunity are unknown. Here, ...
  • Characterizing glucose, illumination, and nitrogen-deprivation phenotypes of Synechocystis PCC6803 with Raman spectroscopy 

    Tanniche, Imen; Collalcova, Eva; Denbow, Cynthia; Senger, Ryan S. (2020-03-30)
    Background. Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 is a model cyanobacterium that has been studied widely and is considered for metabolic engineering applications. Here, Raman spectroscopy and Raman chemometrics (Rametrix (TM)) were ...
  • Characterizing metabolic stress-induced phenotypes of Synechocystis PCC6803 with Raman spectroscopy 

    Tanniche, Imen; Collakova, Eva; Denbow, Cynthia; Senger, Ryan S. (2020-03-30)
    Background. During their long evolution, Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 developed a remarkable capacity to acclimate to diverse environmental conditions. In this study, Raman spectroscopy and Raman chemometrics tools (Rametrix ...
  • Convergence of microclimate in residential landscapes across diverse cities in the United States 

    Hall, Sharon J.; Learned, J.; Ruddell, B.; Larson, K. L.; Cavender-Bares, J.; Bettez, N.; Groffman, P. M.; Grove, J. M.; Heffernan, J. B.; Hobbie, S. E.; Morse, J. L.; Neill, C.; Nelson, K. C.; O'Neil-Dunne, J. P. M.; Ogden, L.; Pataki, D. E.; Pearse, W. D.; Polsky, C.; Chowdhury, R. Roy; Steele, Meredith K.; Trammell, T. L. E. (2016-01)
    The urban heat island (UHI) is a well-documented pattern of warming in cities relative to rural areas. Most UHI research utilizes remote sensing methods at large scales, or climate sensors in single cities surrounded by ...
  • Registration of 'LCS Wizard' Wheat 

    Liu, L.; Barnett, M. D.; Griffey, C. A.; Malla, S.; Brooks, W. S.; Seago, J. E.; Butler, H.; Thomason, W. E.; Rucker, E. G.; Behl, H. D.; Pitman, R. M.; Dunaway, D. W.; Vaughn, M. E.; Custis, J. T.; Seabourn, B.; Chen, R.; Fountain, M.; Marshall, D.; Graybosch, R. A.; Divis, L. A.; Hansen, L. E.; Cowger, C.; Cambron, S.; Jin, Y.; Beahm, B. R.; Hardiman, T. H.; Lin, C. J.; Mennel, D. F.; Mennel, D. L. (2016-01)
    The objective of this research was to develop widely adapted hard winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties to meet the needs of mills, bakeries, and consumers in the eastern and Great Plains regions of the United ...
  • Injecting Poultry Litter into Orchardgrass Hay 

    Kulesza, Stephanie B.; Maguire, Rory O.; Thomason, Wade E.; Pote, Dan H. (2016)
    Traditional surface application of poultry litter leaves nutrients vulnerable to loss through volatilization and runoff. However, injection can increase capture of these nutrients in agricultural fields. Therefore, a field ...
  • Ecosystem services in managing residential landscapes: priorities, value dimensions, and cross-regional patterns 

    Larson, K. L.; Nelson, K. C.; Samples, S. R.; Hall, S. J.; Bettez, N.; Cavender-Bares, J.; Groffman, P. M.; Grove, M.; Heffernan, J. B.; Hobbie, S. E.; Learned, J.; Morse, J. L.; Neill, C.; Ogden, L. A.; O'Neil-Dunne, J.; Pataki, D. E.; Polsky, C.; Chowdhury, R. Roy; Steele, Meredith K.; Trammell, T. L. E. (2016-03)
    Although ecosystem services have been intensively examined in certain domains (e.g., forests and wetlands), little research has assessed ecosystem services for the most dominant landscape type in urban ecosystems-namely, ...
  • Enhanced resistance in Theobroma cacao against oomycete and fungal pathogens by secretion of phosphatidylinositol-3-phosphate-binding proteins 

    Helliwell, Emily E.; Vega-Arreguin, Julio; Shi, Zi; Bailey, Bryan; Xiao, Shunyuan; Maximova, Siela N.; Tyler, Brett M.; Guiltinan, Mark J. (2016-03)
    The internalization of some oomycete and fungal pathogen effectors into host plant cells has been reported to be blocked by proteins that bind to the effectors' cell entry receptor, phosphatidylinositol-3-phosphate (PI3P). ...
  • Reinventing Potato as a Diploid Inbred Line-Based Crop 

    Jansky, Shelley H.; Charkowski, Amy O.; Douches, David S.; Gusmini, Gabe; Richael, Craig; Bethke, Paul C.; Spooner, David M.; Novy, Richard G.; De Jong, Hielke; De Jong, Walter S.; Bamberg, John B.; Thompson, A. L.; Bizimungu, Benoit; Holm, David G.; Brown, Chuck R.; Haynes, Kathleen G.; Sathuvalli, Vidyasagar R.; Veilleux, Richard E.; Miller, J. Creighton, Jr.; Bradeen, Jim M.; Jiang, Jiming (2016-07)
    The third most important food crop worldwide, potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is a tetraploid outcrossing species propagated from tubers. Breeders have long been challenged by polyploidy, heterozygosity, and asexual reproduction. ...
  • Evaluation of Alfalfa-Tall Fescue Mixtures across Multiple Environments 

    Tracy, Benjamin F.; Albrecht, Ken; Flores, Joao; Hall, Marvin; Islam, Anowarul; Jones, Gordon; Lamp, William; MacAdam, Jennifer W.; Skinner, Howard; Teutsch, Chris (2016-07)
    Binary grass-legume mixtures can benefit forage production systems in different ways helping growers cope both with increasing input costs (e.g., N fertilizer, herbicides) and potentially more variable weather. The main ...
  • Negative plant-soil feedbacks increase with plant abundance, and are unchanged by competition 

    Maron, John L.; Smith, Alyssa Laney; Ortega, Yvette K.; Pearson, Dean E.; Callaway, Ragan M. (2016-08)
    Plant-soil feedbacks and interspecific competition are ubiquitous interactions that strongly influence the performance of plants. Yet few studies have examined whether the strength of these interactions corresponds with ...
  • Plant - Microbial and mineral contributions to amino acid and protein organic matter accumulation during 4000 years of pedogenesis 

    Moon, Jinyoung; Ma, Li; Xia, Kang; Williams, Mark A. (2016-09)
    The dynamics and persistence of proteinaceous compounds during pedogenesis are major mechanisms of soil formation and determinants of organic matter (OM) turnover. We investigated the accumulation patterns of proteinogenic ...
  • Transdisciplinary weed research: new leverage on challenging weed problems? 

    Jordan, N.; Schut, M.; Graham, S.; Barney, Jacob; Childs, D. Z.; Christensen, S.; Cousens, R. D.; Davis, A. S.; Eizenberg, H.; Ervin, D. E.; Fernandez-Quintanilla, C.; Harrison, L. J.; Harsch, M. A.; Heijting, S.; Liebman, M.; Loddo, D.; Mirsky, S. B.; Riemens, M.; Neve, P.; Peltzer, D. A.; Renton, M.; Williams, M.; Recasens, J.; Sonderskov, M. (2016-10)
    Transdisciplinary weed research (TWR) is a promising path to more effective management of challenging weed problems. We define TWR as an integrated process of inquiry and action that addresses complex weed problems in the ...
  • Horizontal gene transfer is more frequent with increased heterotrophy and contributes to parasite adaptation 

    Yang, Zhenzhen; Zhang, Yeting; Wafula, Eric K.; Honaas, Loren A.; Ralph, Paula E.; Jones, Sam; Clarke, Christopher R.; Liu, Siming; Su, Chun; Zhang, Huiting; Altman, Naomi S.; Schuster, Stephan C.; Timko, Michael P.; Yoder, John I.; Westwood, James H.; dePamphilis, Claude W. (2016-11-08)
    Horizontal gene transfer (HGT) is the transfer of genetic material across species boundaries and has been a driving force in prokaryotic evolution. HGT involving eukaryotes appears to bemuch less frequent, and the functional ...
  • Exploring Rain as Source of Biological Control Agents for Fire Blight on Apple 

    Llontop, Marco E. Mechan; Hurley, Kelly; Tian, Long; Galeano, Vivian A. Bernal; Wildschutte, Hans K.; Marine, Sasha C.; Yoder, Keith S.; Vinatzer, Boris A. (2020-02-14)
    Poor survival on plants can limit the efficacy of Biological Control Agents (BCAs) in the field. Yet bacteria survive in the atmosphere, despite their exposure to high solar radiation and extreme temperatures. If conditions ...
  • Oxytetracycline and Monensin Uptake by Tifton 85 Bermudagrass from Dairy Manure-Applied Soil 

    Hilaire, Sheldon S.; Bellows, Barbara; Brady, Jeff A.; Muir, James P. (MDPI, 2020-03-27)
    To address concerns regarding the potential impact of antibiotic use in animal husbandry on antibiotic resistance in humans, we conducted a greenhouse-based study examining uptake of the veterinary antibiotics oxytetracycline ...

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