Research Publications (germplasm) 2013-2014

Some research publications with an emphasis on publications that mention germplasm distributed from the genebank in Iowa where David Brenner works (many thanks to him):

Akond, M., S. Islam, and X. Wang.  2013.  Characterization of biomass traits and cell wall components among diverse accessions of Amaranthaceae.  Journal of Applied Phytotechnology in Environmental Sanitation  2:37-45.

Andini, R., S. Yoshida, Y. Yoshida, and R. Ohsawa. 2013. Amaranthus genetic resources in Indonesia: morphological and protein content assessment in comparison with worldwide amaranths.  Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution  60:2115–2128.

Bell, M.S., A.G. Hagar, and P.J. Tranel.  2013.  Multiple resistance to herbicides from four site-of-action groups in waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus).  Weed Science 61:460-468.

Bhargava, A., and S. Srivastava.  2013. Quinoa: botany, production and uses.  CAB International.  Wallingford, UK.  247 pages

Brenner, D.M., W.G. Johnson, C.L. Sprague, P.J. Tranel, and B.G. Young.  2013.  Crop-weed hybrids are more frequent for the grain amaranth ‘Plainsman’ than for ‘D136-1’.  Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution.  60:2201-2205.

Hlinkova, A.  A. Bednarova, M. Havrlentova, J. Supova, and I. Cicova.  2013. Evaluation of fatty acid composition among selected amaranth grains grown in two consecutive years.  Biologia  68:641-650.

Khaing, A.A., K.T. Moe, Jun-Wook Chung,  Hyung-Jin Baek, and Young-Jin Park.  2013.  Genetic diversity and population structure of the selected core set in Amaranthus using SSR markers.  Plant Breeding  123:165-173.

Kietlinski, K.D., F. Jimenez, E.N. Jellen, P.J. Maughan, S.M. Smith and D.B. Pratt.  2014  Relationships between the weedy Amaranthus hybridus (Amaranthaceae) and the grain amaranths.  Crop Science  54:220-228.

Li, N., Z. Li, Q. Fu, P. Zhuang, B. Guo, and Hua Li.  2013  Agricultural technologies for enhancing the phytoremediation of cadmium-contaminated soil by Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.  Water Air and Soil Pollution  224:1-8.  

LoPresti, E.F.  2014.  Chenopod salt bladders deter insect herbivores.  Oecologia  174:921-930.

Murakami, T., A. Yutani, T. Yamano, H. Iyota, and Y. Konishi.  2013.  Effects of popping on nutrient contents of amaranth seed.  Plant Foods for Human Nutrition  69:25-29.

Park, Young-Jun, and T. Nishikawa.  2012.  Rapid identification of Amaranthus caudatus and Amaranthus hypochondriacus by sequencing and PCR-RFLP analysis of two starch synthase genes.  Genome  55:623-628.

Seguin, P., A.F.Mustafa, D. J. Donnelly, and B. Gelinas.  2013.  Chemical composition and ruminal nutrient degradability of fresh and ensiled amaranth forage.  Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.  93:3730-3736.

Link to online conference presentation:

International Quinoa Research Symposium Broadcast Webinar  2013

Research indirectly related to our germplasm:

Bioversity International, FAO, PROINPA, INIAF and IFAD. 2013. Descriptors for quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) and wild relatives. Bioversity International, Rome, Italy; Fundación PROINPA, La Paz, Bolivia; Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agropecuaria y Forestal, La Paz, Bolivia; International Fund for Agricultural Development, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.  52 pages

Bonasora, M.G., L. Poggio, and E.J. Greizerstein.  2013.  Cytogenetic studies in four cultivated Amaranthus (Amaranthaceae) species.  Comparative Cytogenetics  7:53-61.

Green, A.J., D. Frisch, T.C. Michot, L.K. Allain, W.C. Barrow.  2013.  Endozoochory of seeds and invertebrates by migratory waterbirds in Oklahoma, USA.  Limnetica  32:39-46.

Jimenez, F.R.,  P. J. Maughn, A. Alvarez, K.D.Kietlinski, S.M. Smith. D.B. Pratt, D.B. Elzinga, and E.N. Jellen.  2013.  Assessment of genetic diversity in Peruvian Amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus and A. hybridus) germplasm using single nucleotide polymorphism markers.  Crop Science  53:532-541.

Kehinde, T.O.,  M.O. Ajala, I.O. Daniel, and O.O. Oyelakin.  2013.  Physiological and genetic integrity of amaranth (Amaranthus spp.) seeds during storage.  International Journal of Plant Breeding and Genetics 7:35-46.

Munusamy, U., S.N.A. Abdullah M.A. Aziz, and H. Khazaai.  2013.  Female reproductive system of Amaranthus as the target for Agrobacterium-mediated transformation. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology  4:188-192.

Palombini, S.V., T. Claus, S.A. Maruyama, A.K. Gohara, A.H.P. Souza, N.E. de Souza, J.V. Visentainer, S.T.M. Gomes, and M. Matsushita.  2013.  Evaluation of nutritional compounds in new amaranth and quinoa cultivars.  Food Science and Technology  33:339-344.

Ribeiro, D.N., Z. Pan, S.O. Duke, V.K. Nandula, B.S. Baldwin, D.R. Shaw, and F.E. Dayan.  Involvement of facultative apomixes in inheritance of EPSPS gene amplification in glyphosate-resistant  Amaranthus palmeri 2014.  Planta 239:199-212.

Stroescu, M., A. Stoica-Guzun, S. Ghergu, N. Chira, and I. Jipa.  2013. Optimization of fatty acids extraction from Portulaca oleracea seed using response surface methodology.  Industrial Crops and Products  43:405-411.

Venskutonis, P.R.,  and P. Kraujalis.  2013.  Nutritional components of amaranth seeds and vegetables: A review on composition, properties, and uses.  Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. 12:381-412.