Yi G, Neelakandan AK, Gontarek BC, Vollbrecht E, Becraft PW (2015) The naked endosperm genes encode duplicate INDETERMINATE domain transcription factors required for maize endosperm cell patterning and differentiation. Plant Physiol 167: 443-456

Chettoor AM, Yi G, Gomez E, Hueros G, Meeley RB, Becraft PW (2015) A putative plant organelle RNA recognition protein gene is essential for maize kernel development. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 57: 236-246

Addis, E. A., Quardokus, K. M., Bassham, D. C., Becraft, P. W., Boury, N., Coffman, C. R., Colbert, J. T., PowellCoffman, J. A., 2013. Implementing pedagogical change in introductory biology courses through the use of faculty learning communities. J College Science Teaching. 43, 2229.

Becraft, P.W. (2013) Using transposons for genetic mosaic analysis of plant development. In Plant Transposable Elements: Methods and Protocols (Peterson, T. ed): Humana Press, pp. 21-42.

Product Details Now available !  Becraft, P.W. ed (2013) Seed Genomics.  Wiley-Blackwell.

Olsen, O.-A. and Becraft, P.W. (2013) Endosperm Development. In Seed Genomics (Becraft, P.W. ed.)  Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 43-62.

Becraft PW, Gutierrez-Marcos J (2012) Endosperm development: dynamic processes and cellular innovations underlying sibling altruism. WIREs Developmental Biology.  doi: 10.1002/wdev.31

Becraft PW (2012) Endosperm Imprinting: A Child Custody Battle? Current Biology 22: R93-R95

Myers, A.M., James, M.G., Lin, Q., Yi, G., Stinard, P.S., Hennen-Bierwagen, T.A., and Becraft, P.W. (2011). Maize opaque5 encodes monogalactosyldiacylglycerol synthase and specifically affects galactolipids necessary for amyloplast and chloroplast function. Plant Cell 23. DOI: 10.1105/tpc.111.087205 [PDF]

Yi, G., Lauter, A. M., Scott, M. P., Becraft, P. W., 2011. The thick aleurone1 mutant defines a negative regulation of maize aleurone cell fate that functions downstream of dek1. Plant Physiol. DOI 10.1104/pp.111.177725

Becraft, P. W., Yi, G., 2011. Regulation of aleurone development in cereal grains. J Exp Bot. 62, 1669-1675.

Yi, G., Luth, D., Goodman, T. D., Lawrence, C. J., Becraft, P. W., (2009) High-throughput linkage analysis of Mutator insertion sites in maize. Plant J. 58, 883-892. [PDF]

Becraft, P. W. (2007). Aleurone cell development. In "Endosperm - Development and Molecular biology" (O.-A. Olsen, Ed.), pp. 45-56. Springer. [PDF]

Settles, A. M., Holding, D., Tan, B., Latshaw, S., Liu, J., Suzuki, M., Li, L., O'Brien, B., Fajardo, D., Wroclawska, E., Tseung, C.-W., Lai, J., Hunter, C., Avigne, W., Baier, J., Messing, J., Hannah, L. C., Koch, K., Becraft, P., Larkins, B., and McCarty, D. (2007). Sequence-indexed mutations in maize using the UniformMu transposon-tagging population. BMC Genomics 8, 116. [PDF]

Cao, X., Costa, L. M., Biderre-Petit, C., Kbhaya, B., Dey, N., Perez, P., McCarty, D. R., Gutierrez-Marcos, J. F., and Becraft, P. W. (2007). Abscisic acid and stress signals induce Viviparous1 expression in seed and vegetative tissues of maize. Plant Physiol. 143, 720-731. [PDF]

Cao, X., Li, K., Suh, S.-G., Guo, T., and Becraft, P. W. (2005). Molecular analysis of the CRINKLY4 gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 220, 645-657. [PDF]

Lai, J., Dey, N., Kim, C.-S., Bharti, A. K., Rudd, S., Mayer, K. F. X., Larkins, B., Becraft, P., and Messing, J. (2004). Characterization of the maize endosperm transcriptome and its comparison to the rice genome. Genome Research 14, 1932-1937. [PDF]

Becraft, P. W., Li, K., Dey, N., and Asuncion-Crabb, Y. T. (2002). The maize dek1gene functions in embryonic pattern formation and in cell fate specification. Development 129, 5217-5225. [PDF]

Becraft, P. W. (2002). Receptor kinase signaling in plant development. Annu. Rev. Cell Devel. Biol. 18, 163-192. [PDF]

Becraft, P. W., Kang, S.-H., and Suh, S.-G. (2001). The maize CRINKLY4 receptor kinase controls a cell-autonomous differentiation response. Plant Physiol. 127, 486-496. [PDF]

Becraft, P. W. (2001) Cell fate specification in the cereal endosperm. Semin Cell Dev Biol 12, 387-394. [PDF]

Jin, P., Guo, T. and Becraft, P. W. (2000) The maize CR4 receptor-like kinase mediates a growth factor-like differentiation response. Genesis 27, 104-116. [PDF]

Becraft, P. W. and Asuncion-Crabb, Y. (2000). Positional cues specify and maintain aleurone cell fate in maize endosperm development.  Development 127, 4039-4048. [PDF]
(See also: Thompson, R. D. (2000). Turning fields into grains. Nature 408, 39-41.)

Becraft, P. W. (1999). Development of the leaf epidermis. Curr. Topics Devel. Biol. 45, 1-40.

Timmermans, M., Hudson, A., Becraft, P. W. and Nelson, T. (1999). ROUGH SHEATH2: a Myb-domain factor that represses knox homeobox genes in maize leaf and floral primordia. Science 284, 151-153. [PDF]
(See also: This Week in Science (1999). Turning Out a New Leaf. Science 284, 9.)   

Becraft, P. W. (1998). Receptor kinases in plant development. Trends Plant Sci. 3, 384-388. [PDF]

Becraft, P. W., Stinard, P. S. and McCarty, D. R. (1996) CRINKLY4: a TNFR-like receptor kinase involved in maize epidermal differentiation. Science 273, 1406-1409. [PDF]
(See also: Marx, J. (1996). Plants, like animals, may make use of peptide signals. Science 273, 1338-1339.)

Schneeberger, R. G., Becraft, P. W., Hake, S. and Freeling, M. (1995) Ectopic expression of the KNOX homeobox gene rough sheath1 transforms cell fate in the maize leaf. Genes and Development 9, 2292-2304.

Becraft, P. W. and Freeling, M. (1994) Genetic analysis of Rough sheath1 developmental mutants of maize. Genetics 136, 295-311.

Becraft, P. W., and Freeling, M. (1991) Sectors of liguleless-1 tissue interrupt an inductive signal during maize leaf development. Plant Cell 3, 801-807. [PDF]


Becraft, P. W., Bongard-Pierce, D. K., Sylvester, A. W., Poethig, R. S., and Freeling, M. (1990) The liguleless-1 gene acts tissue specifically in maize leaf development. Developmental Biology 141, 220-232.