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Xuefeng Ma, Ph.D. Publications

Publication List

Liu, X. W., Feakins, S. J., Ma, X - F., Anderson, J. D., Vidal, E. & Blancaflor, E. B. (2019). Crop breeding has increased the productivity and leaf wax n-alkane concentration in a series of five winter wheat cultivars developed over the last 60 years. Journal of Plant Physiology, (epub ahead of print), doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2019.153056.

Maulana, F., Kim, K-S, Anderson, J. D., Sorrells, M. E., Butler, T. J., Liu, S., Baenziger, P. S., Byrne, P. F. & Ma, X - F. (2019). Genomic selection of forage quality traits in winter wheat. Crop Science, (epub ahead of print), doi:10.2135/cropsci2018.10.0655.

Maulana, F., Anderson, J. D., Butler, T. J. & Ma, X - F. (2019). Improving dual-purpose winter wheat in the Southern Great Plains of the United States. In Shah Fahad, Abdul Basir (eds), Global Wheat Production. IntechOpen Limited, London, SE19SG - UNITED KINGDO: IntechOpen.

Ayalew, H., Tsang, P. W., Chu, C., Wang, J., Liu, S., Chen, C. & Ma, X - F. (2019). Comparison of TaqMan, KASP and rhAmp SNP genotyping platforms in hexaploid wheat. PLoS ONE, 14 (5), e0217222 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217222.

Seethepalli, A., Guo, H., Liu, X. W., Griffiths, M., Almtarfi, H., Li, Z., Liu, S., Zare, A., Fritschi, F. B., Blancaflor, E. B., Ma, X - F. & York, L. M. (2019). RhizoVision Crown: An integrated hardware and software platform for root crown phenotyping. BioRxiv, (preprint), doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/569707.

Ayalew, H., Anderson, J. D., Kumssa, T. T., Maulana, F. & Ma, X - F. (2018). Screening oat germplasm for better adaptation to cold stress in the Southern Great Plains of the United States. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, 205 (2), 213-219 doi:10.1111/jac.12318.

Maulana, F., Ayalew, H., Anderson, J. D., Kumssa, T. T., Huang, W. & Ma, X - F. (2018). Genome-Wide association mapping of seedling heat tolerance in winter wheat. Frontiers in Plant Science, 9 (1272), doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01272.

Tamir, H., Kumssa, T. T., Butler, T. J. & Ma, X - F. (2018). Triticale improvement for forage and cover crop uses in the Southern Great Plains of the United States. Frontiers in Plant Science, 9 (1130), doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01130.

Anderson, J. D. & Ma, X - F. (2018). Improving winter hardiness in oat . Noble News & Views, April 2, pg. 8.

Slavov, G., Robson, P., Jensen, E., Hodgson, E., Farrar, K., Allison, G., Hawkins, S., Thomas-Jones, S., Ma, X - F., Huang, L., Swaller, T., Flavell, R., Clifton-Brown, J. & Donnison, I. (2013). Contrasting geographic patterns of genetic variation for molecular markers vs. phenotypic traits in the energy grass Miscanthus sinensis. GCB Bioenergy, 5 (5), 562-571 doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12025.

Ma, X - F., Jensen, E., Alexandrov, N., Troukhan, M., Zhang, L., Thomas-Jones, S., Farrar, K., Clifton-Brown, J., Donnison, I., Swaller, T. & Flavell, R. (2012). High resolution genetic mapping by genome sequencing reveals genome duplication and tetraploid genetic structure of the diploid Miscanthus sinensis. PLoS ONE, 7 (3), e33821 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033821.

Ma, X - F., Tudor, S., Butler, T. J., Ge, Y. X., Xi, Y - J., Bouton, J. H., Harrison, M. J. & Wang, Z - Y. (2012). Transgenic expression of phytase and acid phosphatase genes in alfalfa (Medicago sativa) leads to improved phosphate uptake in natural soils. Molecular Breeding, 30 (1), 377-391 doi: 10.1007/s11032-011-9628-0.

Xi, Y - J., Ma, X - F., Zhong, H., Liu, S - D., Wang, Z - L., Song, Y - Y. & Zhao, C - H. (2011). Characterization of a male sterile mutant from progeny of a transgenic plant containing a leaf senescence-inhibition gene in wheat. Euphytica, 177 (2), 241-251 doi: 10.1007/s10681-010-0254-4.

Gustafson, J. P., Raskina, O., Ma, X - F. & Nevo, E. (2009). Wheat evolution, domestication, and improvement. In Carver B. F. (eds.), Wheat Science and Trade. (pp. 3-30). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Gustafson, J. P., Ma, X - F., Korzun, V. & Snape, J. W. (2009). A consensus map of rye integrating mapping data from five mapping populations. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 118 (4), 793-800 doi: 10.1007/s00122-008-0939-4.

Wang, Z. Y., Bell, J., Cheng, X., Ge, Y. X., Ma, X - F., Wright, E., Xi, Y - J., Xiao, X., Zhang, J. & Bouton, J. H. (2009). Transgenesis in forage crops. In Yamada T., Spangenberg G. (eds.), Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf. (pp. 335-340). New York, NY: Springer.

Ma, X - F., Wright, E., Ge, Y. X., Bell, J., Xi, Y - J., Bouton, J. H. & Wang, Z. Y. (2009). Improving phosphorus acquisition of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) by transgenic expression of plant-derived phytase and acid phosphatase genes. Plant Science, 176 (4), 479-488 doi: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2009.01.001.

Ma, X - F. & Gustafson, J. P. (2008). Allopolyploidization-accommodated genomic sequence changes in triticale. Annals of Botany, 101 (6), 825-832 doi: 10.1093/aob/mcm331.

Wang, Z - Y., Bell, J., Cheng, X., Ge, Y. X., Han, K. J., Ma, X - F., Wright, E., Xi, Y - J., Xiao, X., Zhang, J., Hopkins, A. A. & Bouton, J. H. (2007). Biotechnological improvement of forage crops. In Z. Xu, J. Li, Y. Xue & W. Yang (Eds.), Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture 2006 and Beyond. (pp. 333-338). Netherlands: Springer.

Ramalingam, J., Pathan, M. S., Feril, O., Miftahudin, Ir., Ross, K., Ma, X - F., Mahmoud, A. A., Layton, J., Rodriguez-Milla, M. A., Chikmawati, T., Valliyodan, B., Skinner, R., Matthews, D. E., Gustafson, J. P. & Nguyen, H. T. (2006). Structural and functional analyses of the wheat genomes based on expressed sequence tags (ESTs) related to abiotic stresses. Genome, 49 (10), 1324-1340 doi: 10.1139/g06-094.

Chikmawati, T., Ma, X - F., Ross, K., Miftahudin, Ir. & Gustafson, J. P. (2006). Secale. In C. Kole (Ed.), Cereals and Millets. (pp. 243-255). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

Ma, X - F. & Gustafson, J. P. (2006). Timing and rate of genome variation in triticale following allopolyploidization. Genome, 49 (8), 950-958 doi: 10.1139/g06-078.

Ma, X - F. & Gustafson, J. P. (2005). Genome evolution of allopolyploids: a process of cytological and genetic diploidization. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 109 (1-3), 236-249 doi: 10.1159/000082406.