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Department of Horticulture and Crop Science



Since October 2009:

Acharya B*, Lee S*, Mian MAR, Jun T-H, McHale LK, Michel AP, Dorrance AE (2015) Identification and mapping of quantitative trait loci (QTL) conferring resistance to Fusarium graminearum from soybean PI 567301B. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128: 827-838.

Benzle KA, Finer KR, Marty DM, McHale LK, Goodner BW, Taylor CG, Finer JJ (2015) Isolation and characterization of novel Agrobacterium strains for soybean and sunflower trasnformation. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture. 121: 71-81.

Christopuolou M*, McHale LK*, Kozik A, Reyes-Chin Wo S, Wroblewski T, Michelmore RW (2015) Dissection of two complex clusters of resistance genes in lettuce (Lactuca sativa). Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 28: 751-765.

Christopoulou M, Reyes-Chin Wo S, Kozik A, McHale LK, Truco M-J, Wroblewski T, Michelmore RW (2015)Genome-wide architecture of disease resistance genes in lettuce. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. doi:10.1534/g3.115.020818.

Fallen BD, Allen FL, Kopsell DA, Saxton AM, McHale L, Shannon JG, Kantartzi SK, Cardinal AJ, Cregan PB, Hyten DL. Pantalone VR (2015) Selective genotyping for marker assisted selection strategies for soybean yield improvement. Plant Genetics, Genomics, and Biotechnology 2(1): 95-119.

King JL, Finer JJ, McHale LK (2015) Development and optimization of agroinfiltration for soybean. Plant Cell Reports. 34: 133-140.

Lee S, Freewalt KR, McHale LK, Song Q, Jun T-H, Michel AP, Dorrance AE, Mian MAR (2015) A high-resolution genetic linkage map of soybean based on 357 recombinant inbred lines genotyped with BARCSoySNP6K. Molecular Breeding. 35:58.

Anderson JE, Kantar MB, Kono TY, Fu F, Stec AO, Song Q, Cregan PB, Specht JE, Diers BW, Cannon SB, McHale LK, Stupar RM (2014) A roadmap for functional structural variants in the soybean genome. G3: Genes| Genomes| Genetics 4(7):1307-18.

Huang M, Kaletunc G, St. Martin S, Feller M, McHale LK (2014) Correlations of seed traits with tofu texture in 48 soybean cultivars and breeding lines. Plant Breeding. 133: 67-73.

Lee S, Mian MAR, Sneller C, Wang H, AE Dorrance, McHale LK (2014) Joint QTL analysis for partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean using six nested soybean recombinant inbred populations with heterogeneous conditions. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 127:429-444.

Rincker K, Nelson R, Specht J, Sleper D, Cary R, Cianzio S, Casteel S, Conley S, Chen P, Davis V, Fox C, Graef G, Godsey C, Holshouser D, Jian G-L, Kantartzi SK, Kenworthy W, Lee C, Mian R, McHale L, Naeve S, Orf J, Poysa V, Schapaugh W, Shannon G, Uniatowski R, Wang D, Diers B (2014) Genetic improvement of soybean in maturity groups II, III, and IV. Crop Science. 54: 1-14.

Atkinson LD, McHale LK, Truco M-J, Hilton HW, Lynn J, Schut J, Michelmore RW, Hand P, Pink DAC (2013)An intra-specific linkage map of lettuce (Lactuca sativa) and genetic analysis of post-harvest discolouration traits. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 126:2737-2752.

Lee S, Mian MAR, McHale LK, Sneller CH, Dorrance AE (2013) Identification of quantitative trait loci conditioning partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean PI 407861A. Crop Science. 53:1022-1031.

Lee S, Mian MAR, McHale LK, Wang H, Wijeratne A, Sneller CH, Dorrance AE (2013) Novel quantitative trait loci for partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean PI 398841. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 126:1121-1132.

McHale LK, Feller MK, McIntyre SA, Berry SA, St. Martin SK, Dorrance AE (2013) Registration of 'Summit', a high-yielding soybean with race-specific resistance to Phytophthora sojae. Journal of Plant Registrations 7:36-41.

Wang H, Wijeratne A, Wijeratne S, Lee S, Taylor CG, St. Martin SK, McHale L, Dorrance AE (2012) Dissection of two soybean QTL conferring partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae through sequence and gene expression analysis. BMC Genomics 13:428.

McHale LK, Haun WJ, Xu WW, Bhaskar PB, Anderson JE, Hyten DL, Gerhardt DJ, Jeddeloh JA, Stupar RM (2012) Structural variants in the soybean genome localize to clusters of biotic stress response genes. Plant Physiology. 159:1295-1308.

Uwimana B, Smulders MJM, Hooftman DAP, Hartman Y, van Tienderen PH, Jansen J, McHale LK, Michelmore RW, van de Wiel CCM, Visser RGF (2012) Hybridization between crops and wild relatives: the contribution of cultivated lettuce to the vigour of crop-wild hybrids under drought, salinity and nutrient deficiency conditions. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 125:1097–1111.

Uwimana B, Smulders MJM, Hooftman DAP, Hartman Y, van Tienderen PH, Jansen J, McHale LK, Michelmore RW, Visser RGF, van de Wiel CCM (2012) Crop to wild introgression in lettuce: following the fate of crop genome segments in backcross populations. BMC Plant Biology. 12:43.

Hayes RJ, McHale LK, Vallad GE, Truco M-J, Michelmore RW, Klosterman SJ, Maruthachalam K, Subbarao KV (2011) The inheritance of resistance to Verticillium wilt caused by race 1 isolates of Verticillium dahliae in the lettuce cultivar La Brillante. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 123:509-517.

Argyris J, Truco M-J, Ochoa O, McHale L, Dahal P, Van Deynze A, Michelmore RW, Bradford KJ (2011) A gene encoding an abscisic acid biosynthetic enzyme (LsNCED4) collocates with the high temperature germination locus Htg6.1 in lettuce (Lactuca sp.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 122:95-108. supplemental data

Simko I, Pechenick DA, McHale LK, Truco MJ, Ochoa OE, Michelmore RW, Scheffler BE (2010) Development of molecular markers for marker-assisted selection of dieback disease resistance in lettuce (Lactuca sativa). Acta Horticulturae 859:401-408.

Simko I, Pechenick DA, McHale LK, Truco M-J, Ochoa OE, Michelmore RW, Scheffler BE (2009) Association mapping and marker-assisted selection of the lettuce dieback resistance gene Tvr1. BMC Plant Biology 9:135.

Jeuken MJW, Zhang NW, McHale LK, Pelgrom K, den Boer E, Lindhout P, Michelmore RW, Visser RGF, Niks RE (2009) Rin4 causes hybrid necrosis and race-specific resistance in an interspecific lettuce hybrid. Plant Cell. 21:3368-78.