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Construction SignThere have been numerous publications since the beginning of GEM. Here is a collection of the publications. Please notice that this page is not completed and still under construction.



I. GEM line registration (The following registration articles were published on Crop Science)

Campbell, M.R., J. Jane, L. Pollak, M. Blanco, and A. O’Brien.  2007.  Registration of maize germplasm line GEMS-0067.  Journal of Plant Registrations 1:60-61.

Balint-Kurti, P., M. Blanco, M. Millard, S. Duvick, J. Holland, M. Clements, R. Holley, M.L. Carson, M. Goodman.  2006.  Registration of 20 GEM maize breeding germplasm lines adapted to the southern USA.  Crop Science 46: 996-998.

Carson, M.L., P.J. Balint-Kurti, M. Blanco, M. Millard, S. Duvick, R. Holley, J. Hudyncia, and M.M. Goodman.  2006. Registration of nine high-yielding tropical by temperate maize germplasm lines adapted for the southern USA. Crop Science 46:1825-1826.  (Sept-Oct)

Pratt, R.C.,  L. M. Pollak, and K. T. Montgomery. 2005.  Registration of Maize Germplasm Line GEMS-0002.  Crop Science 45:2130-2131.

Hawk, J.A., and T. Weldekidan.  2005.  Registration of DE3, DE4, and DE5 parental inbred lines of maize.  Crop Sci.  45:2669-2670.

Abel, C.A., L.M. Pollak, W. Salhuana, M.P. Widrlechner, and R.C.  Wilson.  2001.  Registration of GEMS-0001 maize germplasm resistant to leaf blade, leaf sheath, and collar feeding by European corn borer.  Crop Sci. 41:1651-1652.

II. Publications by the USDA-ARS employees

Gardner, C., M. Blanco, F. Engstrom, A. Smelser.  2007.  Reducing photoperiod response of tropical maize germplasm for use in Midwestern maize introgression.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstract: 279-7 [CD-ROM].  New Orleans, LA. Nov. 4-8, 2007.

Pons, L. 2007.  Helping corn face tomorrow’s challenges.  Agricultural Research/ July 2007 pp. 14-15.  Published by Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Blanco, M.H., C.A.C. Gardner, W. Salhuana, and N. Shen.  2005.  Germplasm Enhancement of Maize Project (GEM).  Proc. 41st Annual Illinois Corn Breeders School, p.22-41.

Pollak, L.M. 2003. The History and Success of the Public-Private Project on Germplasm Enhancement of Maize (GEM), Advances in Agronomy 78:45-87.

GEM Searches for Treasures in Exotic Maize in the USDA-ARS newsletter, 1997.


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