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  • Residual Effects of Long-term Biosolids Application on Concentrations of Carbon, Cadmium, Copper, Lead and Zinc in Soils from Two Regions of the United States 

    Codling, Eton E.; Jaja, Ngowari; Adewunmi, Wale; Evanylo, Gregory K. (2021-04-28)
    Biosolids are used to improve soil physical and chemical properties. Analysis of biosolids-amended soils from multiple regions of United States using consistent analytical methods is lacking. This Study determined long-term ...
  • Changing the hierarchical placement of soil moisture regimes in Soil Taxonomy 

    Stolt, Mark H.; O'Geen, Anthony T.; Beaudette, Dylan E.; Drohan, Patrick J.; Galbraith, John M.; Lindbo, David L.; Monger, H. Curtis; Needelman, Brian A.; Ransom, Michel D.; Rabenhorst, Martin C.; Shaw, Joey N. (2021-05)
    Soil moisture and temperature are incorporated into Soil Taxonomy through the broad classes of moisture and temperature regimes. Although both are important variables in soil formation and land use, soil temperature regime ...
  • Palmer amaranth control, fecundity, and seed viability from soybean herbicides applied at first female inflorescence 

    Scruggs, Eric B.; VanGessel, Mark J.; Holshouser, David L.; Flessner, Michael L. (2021-06)
    Palmer amaranth is an extremely troublesome weed for soybean growers because of its aggressive growth, adaptability, prolific seed production, and widespread resistance to many herbicides. Studies were initiated to determine ...
  • The Root Lesion Nematode Effector Ppen10370 Is Essential for Parasitism of Pratylenchus penetrans 

    Vieira, Paulo; Vicente, Claudia S. L.; Branco, Jordana; Buchan, Gary; Mota, Manuel; Nemchinov, Lev G. (2021-06)
    The root lesion nematode Pratylenchus penetrans is a migratory species that attacks a broad range of crops. Like other plant pathogens, P. penetrans deploys a battery of secreted protein effectors to manipulate plant hosts ...
  • Registration of 'SB255' winter barley 

    Brooks, Wynse; Griffey, Carl; Vaughn, Mark; Seago, John; Thomason, Wade; Fitzgerald, Joshua; Christopher, Anthony; Pitman, Robert; Dunaway, David; Light, Jon; Rucker, Elizabeth; Behl, Harry D.; Beahm, Bruce; Browning, Phillip; McMaster, Niki; Schmale, David, III; Hardiman, Thomas; Custis, J. Tommy; Gulick, Steve; Ashburn, S. Bobby; Jones, Ned, Jr.; Marshall, David; Fountain, Myron; Tan Tuong; Oakes, Joseph (2021-05)
    'SB255' (Reg. no. CV-373, PI 693987) is a six-rowed hulled barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) cultivar with winter growth habit. The cultivar was released by the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station in May 2019. SB255 is ...
  • Multi-Species Genomics-Enabled Selection for Improving Agroecosystems Across Space and Time 

    Wolfe, Marnin D.; Jannink, Jean-Luc; Kantar, Michael B.; Santantonio, Nicholas (2021-06-23)
    Plant breeding has been central to global increases in crop yields. Breeding deserves praise for helping to establish better food security, but also shares the responsibility of unintended consequences. Much work has been ...
  • Leveraging the NEON Airborne Observation Platform for socio-environmental systems research 

    Ordway, Elsa M.; Elmore, Andrew J.; Kolstoe, Sonja; Quinn, John E.; Swanwick, Rachel; Cattau, Megan; Taillie, Dylan; Guinn, Steven M.; Chadwick, K. Dana; Atkins, Jeff W.; Blake, Rachael E.; Chapman, Melissa; Cobourn, Kelly; Goulden, Tristan; Helmus, Matthew R.; Hondula, Kelly; Hritz, Carrie; Jensen, Jennifer; Julian, Jason P.; Kuwayama, Yusuke; Lulla, Vijay; O'Leary, Donal; Nelson, Donald R.; Ocon, Jonathan P.; Pau, Stephanie; Ponce-Campos, Guillermo E.; Portillo-Quintero, Carlos; Pricope, Narcisa G.; Rivero, Rosanna G.; Schneider, Laura; Steele, Meredith; Tulbure, Mirela G.; Williamson, Matthew A.; Wilson, Cyril (2021-06)
    During the 21st century, human-environment interactions will increasingly expose both systems to risks, but also yield opportunities for improvement as we gain insight into these complex, coupled systems. Human-environment ...
  • Aerial high-throughput phenotyping of peanut leaf area index and lateral growth 

    Sarkar, Sayantan; Cazenave, Alexandre-Brice; Oakes, Joseph; McCall, David; Thomason, Wade E.; Abbott, Lynn; Balota, Maria (Springer Nature, 2021-11-04)
    Leaf area index (LAI) is the ratio of the total one-sided leaf area to the ground area, whereas lateral growth (LG) is the measure of canopy expansion. They are indicators for light capture, plant growth, and yield. Although ...
  • Network Inference of Transcriptional Regulation in Germinating Low Phytic Acid Soybean Seeds 

    DeMers, Lindsay C.; Raboy, Victor; Li, Song; Maroof, M. A. Saghai (2021-08-31)
    The low phytic acid (lpa) trait in soybeans can be conferred by loss-of-function mutations in genes encoding myo-inositol phosphate synthase and two epistatically interacting genes encoding multidrug-resistance protein ...
  • Is livestock producers' interest in silvopasture related to their operational perspectives or characteristics? 

    Wilkens, Philadelphia; Munsell, John F.; Fike, John H.; Pent, Gabriel J.; Frey, Gregory E. (2021-08-24)
    Livestock producers' operational perspectives and characteristics are known to be associated with silvopasture adoption, but findings in the literature are mixed and contradictory. To study whether characteristics or ...
  • Transcriptional Changes in Pearl Millet Leaves under Heat Stress 

    Huang, Dejun; Sun, Min; Zhang, Ailing; Chen, Jishan; Zhang, Jian; Lin, Chuang; Zhang, Huan; Lu, Xiaowen; Wang, Xiaoshan; Yan, Haidong; Tang, Jianan; Huang, Linkai (MDPI, 2021-10-28)
    High-temperature stress negatively affects the growth and development of plants, and therefore threatens global agricultural safety. Cultivating stress-tolerant plants is the current objective of plant breeding programs. ...
  • DeepPaSTL: Spatio-Temporal Deep Learning Methods for Predicting Long-Term Pasture Terrains Using Synthetic Datasets 

    Rangwala, Murtaza; Liu, Jun; Ahluwalia, Kulbir Singh; Ghajar, Shayan; Dhami, Harnaik Singh; Tracy, Benjamin F.; Tokekar, Pratap; Williams, Ryan K. (MDPI, 2021-11-05)
    Effective management of dairy farms requires an accurate prediction of pasture biomass. Generally, estimation of pasture biomass requires site-specific data, or often perfect world assumptions to model prediction systems ...
  • Temporal Control of Morphogenic Factor Expression Determines Efficacy in Enhancing Regeneration 

    Gonzalez, Juan H.; Taylor, Joseph S.; Reed, Kelsey M.; Wright, R. Clay; Bargmann, Bastiaan O. R. (MDPI, 2021-10-23)
    Background: Regeneration of fertile plants from tissue culture is a critical bottleneck in the application of new plant breeding technologies. Ectopic overexpression of morphogenic factors is a promising workaround for ...
  • Tracking a Surrogate Hazardous Agent (Rhodamine Dye) in a Coastal Ocean Environment Using In Situ Measurements and Concentration Estimates Derived from Drone Images 

    Filippi, Margaux; Hanlon, Regina; Rypina, Irina I.; Hodges, Benjamin A.; Peacock, Thomas; Schmale, David G. (MDPI, 2021-11-02)
    New tools and technology are needed to track hazardous agents such as oil and red tides in our oceans. Rhodamine dye (a surrogate hazardous agent) was released into the Atlantic ocean in August 2018, and experiments were ...
  • Thinning forests or planting fields? Producer preferences for establishing silvopasture 

    Wilkens, Philadelphia; Munsell, John F.; Fike, John H.; Pent, Gabriel J.; Frey, Gregory E.; Addlestone, Benjamin J.; Downing, Adam K. (2021-09-04)
    Silvopasture is the intentional integration of trees, forages, and livestock. Benefits of this agroforestry practice include shade for livestock, nutritious forage, and reduced wind speed in pastures, as well as ecosystem ...
  • Interaction of Phytophthora sojae Effector Avr1b With E3 Ubiquitin Ligase GmPUB1 Is Required for Recognition by Soybeans Carrying Phytophthora Resistance Rps1-b and Rps1-k Genes 

    Li, Shan; Hanlon, Regina; Wise, Hua; Pal, Narinder; Brar, Hargeet; Liao, Chunyu; Gao, Hongyu; Perez, Eli; Zhou, Lecong; Tyler, Brett M.; Bhattacharyya, Madan K. (2021-10-06)
    Phytophthora sojae is an oomycete that causes stem and root rot disease in soybean. P. sojae delivers many RxLR effector proteins, including Avr1b, into host cells to promote infection. We show here that Avr1b interacts ...
  • 'VT Sweet': A vegetable soybean cultivar for commercial edamame production in the mid-Atlantic USA 

    Zhang, Bo; Lord, Nilanka; Kuhar, Thomas; Duncan, Susan; Huang, Haibo; Ross, Jeremy; Rideout, Steven; Arancibia, Ramon; Reiter, Mark; Li, Song; Chen, Pengyin; Mozzoni, Leandro; Gillen, Anne; Yin, Yun; Neill, Clinton; Carneiro, Renata; Yu, Dajun; Sutton, Kemper; Li, Xiaoying; Wang, Zhibo; Buss, Glenn (2021-10-26)
    Commercially viable cultivars adapted to U.S. production regions that meet consumer acceptance criteria are desperately needed by the growing domestic edamame industry. Here, we report the development and release of 'VT ...
  • Evaluating mob stocking for beef cattle in a temperate grassland 

    Tracy, Benjamin F.; Bauer, Robert B. (PLoS, 2019-12-12)
    Mob stocking is a type of livestock management method where high densities of animals are restricted to a small area of grassland for short periods of time (e.g., 12–24 hr.) before being moved to new forage. Use of mob ...
  • Arsenic and nutrient absorption characteristics and antioxidant response in different leaves of two ryegrass (Lolium perenne) species under arsenic stress 

    Li, Jinbo; Zhao, Qian; Xue, Bohan; Wu, Hongyan; Song, Guilong; Zhang, Xunzhong (PLoS, 2019-11-27)
    Arsenic (As), a heavy metal element, causes soil environmental concerns in many parts of the world, and ryegrass has been considered as an effective plant species for bioremediation of heavy metal pollution including As. ...
  • Arabidopsis bioinformatics resources: The current state, challenges, and priorities for the future 

    Doherty, Colleen; Friesner, Joanna; Gregory, Brian; Loraine, Ann; Megraw, Molly; Meyers, Blake C.; Provart, Nicholas; Slotkin, R. Keith; Town, Chris; Assmann, Sarah M.; Axtell, Michael J.; Berardini, Tanya; Chen, Sixue; Gehan, Malia; Huala, Eva; Jaiswal, Pankaj; Larson, Stephen; Li, Song; May, Sean; Michael, Todd; Pires, Chris; Topp, Chris; Walley, Justin; Wurtele, Eve (Wiley, 2019-01-01)
    Effective research, education, and outreach efforts by the Arabidopsis thaliana community, as well as other scientific communities that depend on Arabidopsis resources, depend vitally on easily available and publicly-shared ...

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