1. Staff

Maria Monteros, Ph.D. Publications

Publication List

Ray, I. M., Monteros, M. J., Julier, B., Sledge, M. K. & Brummer, E. C. (2018). Identification of Consensus Regions Associated with Shoot Biomass Production in the Medicago Genome. Crop Science, 58 (3), 1037-1060 doi:10.2135/cropsci2017.11.0657.

Bhattarai, K., Rajasekar, S., Dixon, R. A. & Monteros, M. J. (2018). Agronomic Performance and Lignin Content of HCT Down-Regulated Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). BioEnergy Research, (epub ahead of print), https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-018-9911-6.

Monteros, M. J. & He, C. (2018). New toolbox to help develop and grow better alfalfa. Noble News & Views, April.

Monteros, M. J., Alarcon, Y. & Rohla, C. T. (2017). Methods for identifying pecan tree cultivars. United States Patent, 20170268072.

Alarcon, Y. & Monteros, M. J. (2016). Scientific advancements provide pecan cultivar ID tools. Ag News and Views, 34 (6), 2-3.

Fajardo, D. A., Ramaraj, T., Devitt, N., Tang, H., Cameron, C. T., Brummer, E. C., Town, C. D., Udvardi, M. K., Monteros, M. J., Farmer, A. D., Miller, J. R., Young, N. D. & Mudge, J. (2016). Sequencing and Genome Assembly of Cultivated Alfalfa at the Diploid Level (CADL) Medicago sativa. In International Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXIV Jan 9-13, 2016 .San Diego, California: Plant & Animal Genome.

Chaney, W., Han, Y., Rohla, C. T., Monteros, M. J. & Grauke, L. J. (2015). Developing molecular marker resources for pecan [2015]. Acta Horticulturae, (1070), 127-132.

O'Rourke, J. A., Fu, F., Bucciarelli, B., Yang, S. S., Samac, D. A., Lamb, J. F., Monteros, M. J., Graham, M. A., Gronwald, J. W., Krom, N., Li, J., Dai, X., Zhao, P. X. & Vance, C.P. (2015). The Medicago sativa gene index 1.2: a web-accessible gene expression atlas for investigating expression differences between Medicago sativa subspecies. BMC Bioinformatics, 16 (502), 1-17 doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1718-7.

Paez-Garcia, A., Motes, C. M., Scheible, W-R., Chen, R., Blancaflor, E. B. & Monteros, M. J. (2015). Root traits and phenotyping strategies for plant improvement. Plants, 4 (2), 334-355 doi: 10.3390/plants4020334.

Zhang, T., Yu, L-X, McCord, P., Miller, D. J., Bhamidimarri, S., Johnson, D., Monteros, M. J., Ho, J., Reisen, P. & Samac, D. A. (2014). Identification of molecular markers associated with Verticillium wilt resistance in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) using high-resolution melting. PLoS ONE, 9 (12), e115953 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115953.

Han, Y., Khu, D. M., Li, X., Farmer, A. D., Martinez, J. M., Brummer, E. C. & Monteros, M. J. (2014). High density SNP array for SNP genotyping and mapping in tetraploid alfalfa. In Sokolovic, Dejan, Huyghe, Christian, Radovic, Jasmina (Eds.), Quantitative Traits Breeding for Multifunctional Grasslands and Turf. (pp. 255-259). Dordrecht: Springer.

Brummer, E. C. & Monteros, M. J. (2014). Alfalfa marker-assisted selection. Legume Perspectives, 4, 17-18.

Gallego-Giraldo, L., Bhattarai, K., Pislariu, C., Nakashima, J., Jikumaru, Y., Kamiya, Y., Udvardi, M. K., Monteros, M. J. & Dixon, A. (2014). Lignin modification leads to increased nodule numbers in alfalfa (Medicagosativa L.). Plant Physiology, 164 (3), 1139-1150 doi: 10.1104/pp.113.232421.

Li, X., Han, Y., Wei, Y., Acharya, A., Farmer, A. D., Ho, J., Monteros, M. J. & Brummer, E. C. (2014). Development of an alfalfa SNP array and its use to evaluate patterns of population structure and linkage disequilibrium. PLoS ONE, 9 (1), e84329 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084329.

Bhattarai, K., Brummer, E. C. & Monteros, M. J. (2013). Alfalfa as a bioenergy crop. In M. Saha, H. Bhandari, J. Bouton, Bioenergy Feedstocks. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

Monteros, M. J., Han, Y. & Brummer, E. C. (2013). Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.): Agronomy, Biology, Genetics and Molecular Breeding. In Cai, H,. T. Yamada, C. Kole (eds), Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Forage Crops. (pp. 187). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Reyno, R., Khu, D. M., Monteros, M. J., Bouton, J. H., Parrott, W. & Brummer, E. C. (2013). Evaluation of two transgenes for aluminum tolerance in alfalfa. Crop Science, 53 (4), 1581-1588 doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.12.0676.

Li, X., Wei, Y., Han, Y., Acharya, A., Farmer, A. D., Ho, J., Monteros, M. J. & Brummer, E. C. (2013). Development and use of a high density SNP array to evaluate genetic diversity in alfalfa. In International Plant & Animal Genome Conference Proceedings XXI January 12-16, 2013 .San Deigo, Calafornia: Plant & Animal Genome.

Khu, D. M., Reyno, R., Han, Y., Zhao, P. X., Bouton, J. H., Brummer, E. C. & Monteros, M. J. (2013). Identification of aluminum tolerance quantitative trait loci in tetraploid alfalfa. Crop Science, 53 (1), 148-163 doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.03.0181.

Yang, D - S., Watson, B. S., Huhman, D. V., Henson, S., Monteros, M. J. & Sumner, L. W. (2012). Metabolite profiling of triterpene saponins in Medicago truncatula core collection (abstract). Pharmaceutical Biology, 50 (2), 582 10.3109/13880209.2012.658723.

Li, X., Acharya, A., Farmer, A. D., Crow, J. A., Bharti, A.K., Kramer, R. S., Wei, Y., Han, Y., Gou, J., May, G. D., Monteros, M. J. & Brummer, E. C. (2012). Prevalence of single nucleotide polymorphism among 27 diverse alfalfa genotypes as assessed by transcriptome sequencing. BMC Genomics, 13, 568 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-568.

Han, Y., Khu, D. M. & Monteros, M. J. (2012). High-resolution melting analysis for SNP genotypingand mapping in tetraploid alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). Molecular Breeding, 29, 489-501 doi:10.1007/s11032-011-9566-x.

Khu, D. M., Reyno, R., Brummer, E. C. & Monteros, M. J. (2012). Screening methods for aluminum tolerance in alfalfa. Crop Science, 52 (1), 161-167 doi: 10.2135/cropsci2011.05.0256.

Kang, Y., Han, Y., Torres-Jerez, I., Wang, M., Tang, Y., Monteros, M. J. & Udvardi, M. K. (2011). System responses to long-term drought and re-watering of two contrasting alfalfa varieties. Plant Journal, 68 (5), 871-889 doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2011.04738.x.

Han, Y., Kang, Y., Torres-Jerez, I., Cheung, F., Town, C. D., Zhao, P. X., Udvardi, M. K., & Monteros, M. J. (2011). Genome-wide SNP discovery in tetraploid alfalfa using 454 sequencing and high resolution melting analysis. Genomics, 12 (350), doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-350.

Boerma, H. R., Monteros, M. J., Ha, B. K., Wood, E. D. , Phillips, D. V., Walker, D. R., & Missaoui, A. M. (2011). Registration of Asian Soybean Rust–Resistant Soybean Germplasm G01-PR16. Journal of Plant Registrations, 5 (1), 118-122 doi:10.3198/jpr2009.12.0732crg.

Khu, D. M., Reyno, R., Brummer, E. C., Bouton, J. H., Han, Y. , & Monteros, M. J. (2010). QTL mapping of aluminum tolerance in tetraploid alfalfa. In C. Huyghe (Ed.), Sustainable use of Genetic Diversity in Forage and Turf Breeding:Part 5. (pp. 473-442). Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer Science+Business Media B.V..

Zhang, Y., Reyno, R., Sledge, M. K., Bouton, J. H., Han, Y. , & Monteros, M. J. (2010). Identification of QTLs associated with morphological and agronomic traits in white clover (Trifolium repens L.). In C. Huyghe (Ed.), Sustainable Use of Genetic Diversity in Forage and Turf Breeding:Part 5. (pp. 489-492). Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer Science+Business Media B.V..

Han, Y. , Khu, D. M., Reyno, R., Brummer, E. C., Bouton, J. H., & Monteros, M. J. (2010). Plant transcription factors as novel molecular markers for legumes. In C. Huyghe (Ed.), Sustainable Use of Genetic Diversity in Forage and Turf Breeding:part 5. (pp. 421-425). Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer Science+Business Media B.V..

Walker, D. R., Monteros, M. J., & Yates, J. L. (2010). Molecular breeding. In K. Bilyeu, M.B. Ratnaparkhe and C. Cole (Eds.), Genetics, genomics and breeding of Soybean (Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Crop Plants). (pp. 123-167). New York, NY; and Abingdon, UK: CRC Press.

Ha, B. K., Monteros, M. J. & Boerma, H. R. (2010). Development of SNP assays associated with oleic acid QTLs in N00-3350 soybean. Euphytica, 176 (3), 403-415 DOI: 10.1007/s10681-010-0225-9.

Han, Y. , Motes, C. M., & Monteros, M. J. (2010). Evaluation and utilization of morphological variation in a Medicago truncatula core collection. In C. Huyghe (Ed.), Sustainable Use of Genetic Diversity in Forage and Turf Breeding:part 2. (pp. 101-105). Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer Science+Business Media B.V..

Tashiro, R. M. , Han, Y. , Monteros, M. J., Bouton, J. H., & Parrott, W. (2010). Leaf trait coloration in white clover and molecular mapping of the red midrib and leaflet number traits. Crop Science, 50 (4), 1260-1268 DOI:10.2135/cropsci2009.08.0457.

Monteros, M. J., Ha, B. K., Boerma, H. R. & Phillips, D. V. (2010). SNP assay to detect the ‘Hyuuga’ red-brown lesion resistance gene for Asian soybean rust. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 121 (6), 1023–1032 DOI:10.1007/s00122-010-1368-8.

Jiang, Q., Zhang, J., Guo, X., Monteros, M. J., & Wang, Z - Y. (2009). Physiological characterization of transgenic alfalfa (Medicago sativa) plants for improved drought tolerance. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 170 (8), 969-978 DOI:10.1086/600138.

Khu, D. M., Reyno, R., Brummer, E. C., Bouton, J. H., & Monteros, M. J. (2008). QTL mapping of aluminum tolerance in tetraploid alfalfa(abstract). In Proceedings North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference .Dallas, Texas: NAAIC.

Zhang, Y., Bouton, J. H., & Monteros, M. J. (2008). Identification of QTL associated with morphological and agronomic traits in white clover (Trifolium repens L.)(abstract). . In Proceedings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting (pp. 729-2). Houston, Tx.: ASA-CSSA-SSSA.

Monteros, M. J., & Boerma, H. R. (2008). Identification of SNP markers associated with oleic acid QTLs in soybean(abstract). In Proceedings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting .Madison,Wisconsin: American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society.

Han, Y. , Ray, I. M., Sledge, M. K., Bouton, J. H., & Monteros, M. J. (2008). Drought tolerance in tetraploid alfalfa(abstract). In International Grassland and Congress Proceedings ..

Monteros, M. J., Burton, J. W. & Boerma, H. R. (2008). Molecular mapping and confirmation of QTLs associated with oleic acid content in N00-3350 soybean. Crop Science, 48 (6), 2223-2234 DOI:10.2135/cropsci2008.05.0287.

Zhang, Y., He, J., Zhao, P. X., Bouton, J. H., & Monteros, M. J. (2008). Genome-wide identification of microsatellites in white clover (Trifolium repens L.) using FIASCO and phpSSRMiner. Plant Methods, 4 (19), DOI:10.1186/1746-4811-4-19.

Han, Y., Zhang, Y., Jiang, G., Sledge, M. K., Greene, S., Coyne, C. & Monteros, M. J. (2007). Evaluation of genetic diversity, population structure and identification of a Medicago truncatula core collection using SSR markers. In The ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting .New Orleans, Louisana: The ASA-CSSA-SSSA.

Monteros, M. J., Missaoui, A. M., Phillips, D. V., Walker, D. R., & Boerma, H. R. (2007). Mapping and confirmation of the ‘Hyuuga’ red-brown lesion resistance gene for Asian soybean rust. Crop Science, 47, 829-834.