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Contents
I. GEM line registrations
 
II. Publications by GEM principles
 
Year 2014
Year 2013
Year 2012
Year 2011
Year 2010
Year 2009
Year 2008
Year 2007
Year 2006
Year 2005
Year 2004
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Year 2002
Year 2001
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Year 1997
 
III. Publications related to GEM materials
 
Year 2014
Year 2013
Year 2012
Year 2011
Year 2010
Year 2009
Year 2008
Year 2007
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Publications:

I. GEM Line Registrations

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.

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II. Publications by GEM Principles

Year 2014

Henry, W.B., Blanco, M.H., Rowe, D.E., Windham, G.L., Murray, S.C., and Williams, W.P. Diallel Analysis of Diverse Maize Germplasm Lines for Agronomic Characteristics. https://www.crops.org/publications/cs/pdfs/54/6/2547  

Ni X1, Xu W, Blanco MH, Williams WP. Evaluation of fall armyworm resistance in maize germplasm lines using visual leaf injury rating and predator survey. Insect Sci. 2014 Oct;21(5):541-55. doi: 10.1111/1744-7917.12093. Epub 2014 Feb 12.

Flint-Garcia, S.A.  Using Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding to Understand Diverse Maize Germplasm. http://imbgl.cropsci.illinois.edu/school/2014/4_SHERRY_FLINT-GARCIA.pdf  

Year 2013

Henry, W.B., Windham, G.L., Rowe, D.E., Blanco, M.H., Murray, S.C., Williams, W.P. 2013. Diallel analysis of diverse maize germplasm lines for resistance to aflatoxin accumulation. Crop Science. 53:394-402.

Romay, M., M. Millard, J. Glaubitz, J. Peiffer, K. Swarts, T. Casstevens, R. Elshire, C. Acharya, S. Mitchell, S. Flint-Garcia, M. McMullen, J. Holland, E.S. Buckler and C.A. Gardner. 2013. Comprehensive genotyping of the USA national maize inbred seed bank. Genome Biology 14:R55.

Xu, W., Marek, T., and Blanco, M.  2013.  Registration of maize germplasm Tx206, Tx207, Tx208, Tx209,  and Tx210.  Journal of Plant Registrations.  Submitted.

Yangcheng, H., Jiang, H., Blanco, M.H., Jane, J. 2013. Characterization of normal and waxy corn starch for bioethanol production. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:379-386

Wenwei Xu, S. Murray, G. Odvody, D. Lee, H. Abbas, M. Brewer, T. Isakeit, M. Krakowsky, X. Ni, B. Scully, W.P. Williams. Breeding and testing for aflatoxin resistance. 2012 AMCOE Project Results. February 26, 2013, Gaylord Palm Resort, Kissimmee, FL.

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Year 2012

Brenner, E.A., M. Blanco, C. Gardner, and T. Lubberstedt.  2012.  Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of isogenic doubled haploid exotic introgression lines in maize.  Mol. Breeding doi: 10.1007/s11032-011-9684-5.

Henry, B.W. G.L. Windham, and M.H. Blanco.  2012.  Evaluation of maize germplasm for resistance to aflatoxin accumulation.  Agronomy 2: 28-39; doi:10.3390/agronomy2010028.

Ni, X., Xu, W., Blanco M. H. and Wilson, J. P.  2012. Evaluation of elite corn inbred lines for multiple ear–colonizing insect and disease resistance. Journ. Econ. Ent. (Accepted).

Scott M.P., K. Byrnes, and M. Blanco. 2012.  Dry matter and relative sugar yield from enzymatic hydrolysis of maize whole plants and cobs. Plant Breeding 131:286–292. DOI: DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0523.2011.01937.x.

Gardner, C.A.  Maize diversification by capturing useful alleles from exotic germplasm.  Proceedings 48th Annual Illinois Corn Breeding School, p 172, March 5-6, 2012.  Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Gardner, C., M.C. Romay-Alvarez, M. Millard, S. Flint-Garcia, J. Holland, and E. Buckler.  Using high-throughput genotyping information to aid in managing a large maize collection. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 375-3 [CD-ROM] Cincinnati, OH, Oct 21-25, 2012.

Gardner, C,, P.D. Cyr, M. Millard, L. Gu, M.A. Reisinger, G. Emberland, Q. Sinnott, J. Chung, M. Bohning, K. Endress, G. Kinnard, and P. Bretting. Using the GRIN-Global system to identify useful genetic resources and information.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 259-4 [CD-ROM] Cincinnati, OH, Oct 21-25, 2012.

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Year 2011

Blanco, M.H., C.A., Gardner, and A. Smelser 2011.  Germplasm Enhancement of Maize: Allelic Diversity and Double Haploid Update.  Proceedings of the 65th Northeastern Corn Improvement Conference.  University of Delaware, Newark, DE, February 17-18, 2011.

Gardner, C., Blanco, M. Krakowsky, M. Goodman, D. Marshall, A. Smelser, F. Engstrom, N. Shen, and D. Dowden.  2011. GEM-Meeting the Challenge of Maize Diversification by Capturing Useful Alleles and Traits from Exotic Germplasm. 53rd Annual Maize Genetics Conference.  Abstract P221.  St. Charles, IL, March 17-20, 2011.

Goodman, M.M.  2011.   Choice of diverse maize breeding materials:  Accessions, synthetics, hybrids, or inbreds.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 337-2 [CD-ROM] San Antonio, TX, Oct 16-19, 2011.

Karn, A., B. Buckner, B., D. Janick-Buckner, M. Campbell, M. Blanco, P. Scott, and A. Moran- Lauter 2011.  Breeding Specialty Starch Maize Using Exotic Genetic Resources for Gene Discovery of Novel Alleles and Modifiers with Materials Generated from USDA-ARS GEM Project.  53rd Annual Maize Genetics Conference.  Abstract P204.  St. Charles, IL, March 17-20, 2011.

Scott, M.P., Byrnes, K., Blanco, M. 2011. Dry Matter and relative sugar yield from enzymatic hydrolysis of maize whole plants and cobs.  Plant Breeding (Accepted).

Smelser, A., E. Brenner, A. Vanous, M. Blanco, T. Lubberstedt, U. Frei, and C. Gardner.  2011.  Maize haploid induction and doubling II-Experience with exotic and elite maize populations.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 320-7 [CD-ROM] San Antonio, TX, Oct 16-19, 2011.

Vanous, A., A. Smelser, M. Blanco, T. Lubberstedt, U. Frei, and C. Gardner.  2011.  Chromosome doubling of haploid maize seedlings by various in vitro treatments.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 320-10 [CD-ROM] San Antonio, TX, Oct 16-19, 2011.

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Year 2010

Gardner, C., A. Smelser, M. Blanco, T. Lubberstedt, E. Brenner, A. Vanous, and U. Frey.  2010.  Maize haploid induction and doubling-Recent experience with exotic and elite maize populations.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 89-10 [CD-ROM] Long Beach, CA, Oct 31-Nov 3, 2010.

Goodman, M., and M. Krakowsky.  Increasing Maize Yields Using Exotic Germplasm.    ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 209-1 [CD-ROM] Long Beach, CA, Oct 31-Nov 3, 2010.

Jiang, H., Campbell, M., Blanco, and Jane, J. 2010. Characterization of maize amylose-extender (ae) mutant starches: Part II. Structures and properties of starch residues remaining after enzymatic hydrolysis at boiling-water temperature. Carbohydrate Polymers. 80(1), 1-12.

Jiang, H., Horner, H., Pepper, T., Blanco, M., Campbell, M., and Jane, J. 2010. Formation of elongated starch granules in high-amylose maize. Carbohydrate Polymers. 80(2), 534-539.

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Year 2009

Blanco, M., W. Salhuana, L.M. Pollak, and C. Gardner.  2009.  Evaluation of exotic temperate accessions and release of introgressed germplasm from the GEM Project.  ASA-CSSA-SSA Annual Meetings Abstract 194-3 [CD-ROM] Pittsburgh, PA, Nov. 1-5, 2009.

Flint-Garcia, S.A., K.E. Dashiell, D.A. Prischmann, M.O. Bohn and B.E. Hibbard. 2009. Conventional screening overlooks resistance sources: Rootworm damage of diverse inbred lines and their B73 hybrids is unrelated. J. Econ. Entomol. 102:1317-1324.

Gardner, C., T. Moore, F. Engstrom, M. Lively, A. Smelser, M. Millard, and M. Blanco.  2009.  Maize photoperiod control: Part II.  ASA-CSSA-SSA Annual Meetings Abstract 194-2 [CD-ROM] Pittsburgh, PA, Nov. 1-5, 2009.

Jiang, H., Campbell, M., Blanco, M., and Jane, J. 2009. Characterization of maize amylose-extender (ae) mutant starches. Part II. Structures and properties of starch residues remaining after enzymatic hydrolysis at boiling-water temperature. Carbohydrate Polymers, In press.

Ni, X.  W. Xu, M. H. Blanco, J. P. Wilson, B. T. Scully, and G. D. Buntin. 2009.  Evaluation of elite GEM inbred lines for multiple ear and kernel pest resistance. The 73rd Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, on April 3 at Hiawassee, GA.

Ni, X., W. Xu, M. H. Blanco, J. P. Wilson, and G. D. Buntin. 2009.  Evaluation of Elite Corn Inbred Lines and Hybrids for Multiple Ear–Colonizing Insect Resistance, pp. 324-325.  Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Entomology (Oct. 18-22, 2009, Beijing, China).

Scott, M.P., and M. Blanco.  2009.  Evaluation of grain methionine content of maize (Zea mays L.) germplasm in the Germplasm Enhancement of Maize Project.  Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization 7(3): 237-243.

Srichuwong, S., Gutesa, J., Blanco, M., Duvick, S. A., Gardner, C., and Jane, J. 2009. Characterization of corn grains for dry-grind ethanol production. Journal of ASTM International, In Press.

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Year 2008

Blanco, M. Germplasm Enhancement of Maize (GEM) Project Overview.  48th Annual Corn Dry Milling Conference, p. 17-18, May 29-30, 2008, Peoria, IL

Jiang, H., Li, L. , Campbell, M., Blanco, M., and Jane, J. Characterization of enzyme-resistant starch in maize amylose-extender mutant starches. 6th Corn Utilization and Technology Conference in Kansas City, MO, June 2-4, 2008. Page 33.

Krakowsky, M., Holley, R., Deutsch, J., Rice, J., Blanco, M., Goodman, M.   Maize allelic diversity project.  50th Annual Maize Genetics Conference, February 27-March 2, 2008, Washington, D.C.

Li, L., Jiang, H., Campbell, M., Blanco, M., and Jane, J.-L. 2008. Characterization of maize amylose-extender (ae) mutant starches. Part I: Relationship between molecular structures and resistant starch contents. Carbohydrate Polymers 74:396-404

Mayfield, K., T. Isakeit, W. Xu, D. White, W.B. Henry, G. L. Windham, B. Guo, H. Abbas, S. Moore, Q.J. Rabb, D.P. Gorman, J.M. Perkins, R.D. Lee, and M.D. Krakowsky. 2007.  SERATS: the Southern Reghion Aflatoxin Trial.  Page 97 in Proceedings of the 2007 Annual Multi-Crop Aflatoxin/Fumonisin Elimination & Fungal Genomics Workshop, Oct.22-24, 2007.  Atlanta, GA.

Nelson, P.T., and M.M. Goodman.  2008.  Evaluation of elite exotic maize inbreds for use in temperate breeding.  Crop Sci. 48:85-92.

Nelson, P.T., N.D. Coles, J.B. Holland, D.M. Bubeck, S. Smith, and M.M. Goodman.  2008.  Molecular characterization of maize inbreds with expired U.S. Plant Variety Protection.  Crop Sci. 48:1673-1685.

Srichuwong, S., J. Gutesa, M. Blanco, S. Duvick, and J. Jane  Effects of kernel composition and starch structure on ethanol yield produced from dry-grind corn. American Association of Cereal Chemist International Annual Meeting, September 21 – 24, 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii

Trevisan, W., and M. Blanco.   The Importance of the Germplasm Enhancement of Maize Project (GEM) for US Seed Companies.  Proceedings 44th Annual Illinois Corn Breeding School, p.9-15, March 3-4, 2008, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Williams, W.P., M.D. Krakowsky, G.L. Windham, P. Balint-Kurti, and W.B. Henry.  2008. Identifying maize germplasm with resistance to aflatoxin accumulation.  Toxin Reviews 27:319-345.

Xinzhi Ni, Wenwei Xu, Matthew D. Krakowsky, G. David Buntin, Steve L. Brown, R. Dewey Lee, and Anton E. Coy. 2007. Field screening of experimental corn hybrids and inbred lines for multiple ear-feeding insect resistance.  Journal of Economic Entomology. 100: 1704-1713.

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Year 2007

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.

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.

Hibbard, B. E., D. B. Willmot, S. A. Flint-Garcia, and L. L. Darrah. 2007.  Registration of maize germplasm CRW3(S1)C6 with resistance to Western Corn Rootworm.  Journal of Plant Registrations 1:151-152.

L. Li, M. Blanco, and J. Jane, “Physicochemical properties of endosperm and pericarp starches during maize development.” Carbohydr. Polym. 67 (2007) 630-639.

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Year 2006

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 Sci. 46: 996-998.

Blanco, M., C. Gardner, W. Salhuana, N. Shen. 2006. Maize races and traits identified from the GEM Project. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstract: 1621a. Indianapolis, IN. Nov 12-16, 2006.

Campbell, M.R., J. Jane, L.M. Pollak, M. Blanco, and A. O’Brien. Registration of maize germplasm line GEMS-0067. Crop Sci. (Submitted).

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 Sci. 46:1825-1826.

Goodman, M.M. 2005. Broadening the U.S. maize germplasm base. Maydica 50:203-214.

Li, L., M. Blanco, and J. Jane. Physicochemical properties of endosperm and pericarp starches during maize development. Carbohdr. Polym.  In press.

Li, L., M.Blanco, and J.Jane. 2006. Development of maize starch granules. The IV Brazilian meeting in chemistry of food and beverages. Sao Jose do Rio preto, Brazil, Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 2006.

Nelson, P.T., M.P. Jines, and M.M. Goodman. 2006. Selecting among available, elite tropical maize inbreds for use in long-term temperate breeding. Maydica 51:255-262.

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Year 2005

Balint-Kurti, P., M. Blanco, M. Millard, S. Duvick, J. Holland, M. Clements, R. Holley, M.L. Carson, M. Goodman.  2005.  Registration of 20 GEM maize breeding germplasm lines adapted to the southern USA. Crop Science (in press).

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.

Blanco, M.H., C.A.C. Gardner, W. Salhuana, and N. Shen.  2005.  Germplasm Enhancement of Maize Project (GEM): Broadening the germplasm base. Seminar presented to Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension High Plains Seminar Series, August 17, 2005.  Lubbock, TX

Li, L., Atichokudomchai, N., Blanco, M.H., Jane, J.L.  2005.  Development of starch granules in maize kernels [abstract].  International Starch Convention, June 21-23, 2005. Institute of Biochemical Physics RAS,  Moscow, Russia.  2005 CDROM.

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Year 2004

Clements, M.J., Windham, G.L., Williams, W.P., Maragos, C.M., Blanco, M.H., and Goodman, M.M.  2004.  Assessing germplasm enhancement of maize (GEM) germplasm as a source of resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in corn grain.  Poster presentation for: 4th Annual Fungal Genomics, 5th Annual Multi-Crop Fumonisin, and 17th Annual Multi-Crop Aflatoxin Elimination Workshops, Sacramento, CA.  Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza, 25-28 October.

Goodman, M.M. Historical and ecological background of plant breeding and genetic diversity in maize.  Symposium on "Gene Flow: What Does It Mean for Biodiversity and Centers of Origin". Sponsored by the Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology (PIFB) and the U.S.- Mexico Foundation for Science (FUMEC). Mexico City, October, 2003.

Goodman, M.M. Historical and ecological background of plant breeding and genetic diversity in Mexican maize. Seminar, Colegio de Postgraduados, Veracruz Campus, October, 2003.

Goodman, M.M. Variation in Latin American maize (& some connections to molecular biology). International Maize Genetics Meeting, Mexico City. March, 2004.

Holland, J.B. and M.M. Goodman. 2003.  Combining ability of a tropical-derived maize population with isogenic Bt and conventional testers. Maydica 48:1-8.

Lewis, R.S. and M.M. Goodman. 2003.  Incorporation of tropical maize germplasm into inbred lines derived from temperate x temperate-adapted tropical line crosses: Agronomic and molecular assessment. Theor. Appl. Genet. 107: 798-805.

L. Li, M. Blanco, and J. Jane, “Physicochemical properties of maize starch during endosperm development.” Corn Utilization & Technology Conference, Indianapolis, IN. June 7-9, 2004, Abstract 39. 

 L. Li, M. Blanco, and J. Jane, “Physicochemical properties of pericarp and endosperm starches during maize development.”  AACC/TIA Joint Meeting, San Diego, CA. September 12-16, 2004, Abstract 138.

Tarter, J.A., M.M. Goodman, and J.B. Holland. 2003. Testcross performance of semiexotic inbred lines derived from Latin American maize accessions. Crop Sci. 43:2272-2278.

Goodman, Major M. 2002. New sources of germplasm: Lines, transgenes, and breeders. Pp. 28 - 41 in J.M. Martinez R., F. Rincon S, and G. Martinez G. (eds.), Mem. Congresso Nacional de Fitogenetica, Univ. Autonimo Agr. Antonio Narro, Saltillo, Coah., Mexico.

Wenwei Xu and Mike Blanco.  2004.  Identification of useful tropical x temperate GEM germplasm for corn production in semi-arid regions.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract, Item 6171 in Abstract CD. Seattle, WA. Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2004.

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Year 2003

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.

Xu, W.W. and M. Blanco. 2003. Mining genes from tropical maize germplasm to improve drought tolerance and corn earworm resistance.  pp. 74-54 in Book of Abstracts: Arnel R. Hallauer International Symposium on Plant Breeding, 17-22 August 2003, Mexico City, Mexico, D.F.

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Year 2002

Blanco, M.H. 2002. Germplasm Enhancement of Maize Project (GEM): Accomplishments and Research Goals.  Seminar presented to Agronomy Department, Iowa State University, Oct 17, 2002.

Campbell, M.R., H. Yeager, N. Abdubek, L.M. Pollak and, D.V. Glover 2002. Comparison of Maize Starches from Exotic backgrounds. Cereal Chem 79:317-321.

Ji, Y., K. Seetharaman, K. Wong, L.M. Pollak, S. Duvick, J.-L. Jane and P. J. White. 2002.  Functional and Structural Properties of Starches from New Corn Lines.  AACC Annual Meetings Oct. 13-17, Montreal, Oct.     .

Ji, Y., K. Seetharaman, L.M. Pollak, S. Duvick, J.-L. Jane and P. J. White.  2002.  Effect of Genotype and Environment on the Thermal Properties of Starches from Developmental Corn Lines.  AACC Annual Meetings Oct. 13-17, Montreal, Oct.    .

Ji, Y., K. Seetharaman, L.M. Pollak, S. Duvick, J.-L. Jane, and P. J. White.  2002.  Intra- and Iinterpopulation variability of starches from exotic corn lines and their derivatives.  Corn Utilization Conf., Kansas City, MO.

Ji, Y., K. Seetharaman, S. Duvick, L.M. Pollak, J. Jane, and P.J. White.  2002.  Thermal and structural properties of several unusual starches from developmental lines.  Carbohydrate Polymers (In press).

Ji, Y., K. Wong, J. Hasjim, L.M. Pollak, S. Duvick, J.-L. Jane, and P. J. White.  2002.  Characterization of novel starches from new corn lines.  Corn Utilization Conf., Kansas City, MO.

 

Li, Ruming, Manjit S. Kang, Orlando Moreno, and Linda M. Pollak.  2002.  Field resistance to Aspergillus flavus from exotic maize (Zea mays L.) germplasm.  Plant Genet. Resources Newsletter 130:11-15.

Munamava, Miriam , Linda Pollak, and Susana Goggi.  2002.  Seed quality of maize inbred lines of different seed composition and genetic background.  North Central Branch ASA Meetings, Ames, IA.

 

Pollak, L.M.  2002.  The History and Success of the Public-Private Project on Germplasm Enhancement of Maize (GEM).  Advances in Agronomy 78: (in press).

 Pollak, Linda, Susan Duvick, Nuo Shen, and Pamela White.  2002.  Another approach in breeding corn for quality.  Corn Utilization Conf., Kansas City, MO.

 Santos, M.X., L.M. Pollak, H.W.L. Carvalho, C.A.P. Pacheco, P.E.O. Guimaraes, R.V. Andrade, and E.E.G. Gama.  2001.  Heterotic responses of tropical elite maize accessions from Latin America with two Brazilian testers.  Scientia Agricola 58:767-775.

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Year 2001

Goodman, M.M., and Carson, M.L. 2001. Reality vs. Myth: Corn breeding, exotics, and genetic engineering.  Proc.  55th Ann. Corn Sorghum Res. Conf. 55: (in press).

Campbell, M.R, H. Yeager, N. Abdubek, L.M.  Pollak and, D.V. Glover. 2002. Comparison of Methods for Amylose Screening Among Amylose-Extender (ae) Maize Starches from Exotic Backgrounds. Cereal Chemistry. Accepted for publication.

Xu, W.W. S. Machado, L. Pollak, and T. L. Archer. 2001. Measuring drought responses of diverse corn genotypes with canopy temperature and reflectance. 2001 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract c01-xu111423-P in a CD-ROM. Charlotte, NC, Oct. 20-25, 2001.

Abel, Craig A., Linda M. Pollak, Wilfredo Salhuana , Mark P. Widrlechner, and Richard L. 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.

Pollak, Linda and Wilfredo Salhuana. 2001. U.S. Germplasm enhancement for maize project (U.S.-GEM). In H.D. Cooper and C. Spillane (eds.). Bradening the Genetic Bases of Crop Production. IPGRI/FAO, Rome.

Pollak, L. 2001. Diversifying maize varieties. In Reed Herford and Sue Schram, eds. Food: The Whole World’s Business.  Assoc. for Int. Agric. Rural Development. Pp. 99-102.

Singh, S.K., L.A. Johnson, L.M. Pollak, and C.R. Hurburgh. 2001. Compositional, physical, and wet-milling properties of accessions used in the Germplasm Enhancement of Maize Project. Cereal Chem. 78:330-335.

Singh, S.K., L.A. Johnson, L.M. Pollak, and C.R. Hurburgh. 2001. Heterosis in compositional, physical, and wet-milling properties of adapted x exotic corn crosses. Cereal Chem. 78:336-341.

Singh, S.K., L.A. Johnson, P.J. White, J.-L Jane, and L.M. Pollak. 2001. Thermal properties and paste and gel behaviors of starches recovered from accessions used in the Germplasm Enhancement of Maize Project. Cereal Chem. 78:315-321.

Ji, Y., K. Seetharaman, L.M. Pollak, S. Duvick, J.-L. Jane, and P.J. White. 2001. Functional and structural properties of unusual starches from developmental corn lines. AACC Annual Meetings, Charlotte, NC, Oct. 14-18, 2001.

Pollak, L.M.  2001. The development of maize materials with specific qualities to meet novel demands. VII Congreso Nacional de Maiz. Pergamino, Argentina, Nov. 7-9, 2001 (invited).

Pollak, L.M. 2001. Desarrollo de maíces con características específicas para satisfacer nuevas demandas.  WWW.fyo.com

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Year 2000

Goodman, M. M., Moreno, J. M., Fernando Castillo, G., Holley, R. N., and Carson, M. L. 2000.  Using tropical maize germplasm for temperate breeding.  Maydica (accepted for publication).

Campbell, M.R. H. Yeager, N. Abdubeck, L.M. Pollak and D, V. Glover.  2000. Comparison of Methods for Amylose Screening Among ae Maize Starches form Exotic Backgrounds.  American Assoc. of Cereal Chem, annual meeting, Kansas City, Missouri.

Pollak, Linda.  December 1999.  Evaluation of genetic resources in maize (LAMP).  Shaanxi Maize Institute, Yangling, PRC (Invited).

Pollak, Linda.  December 1999.  Utilization of genetic resources in maize (GEM).  Shaanxi Maize Institute, Yangling, PRC (Invited).

Pollak, Linda.  December 1999.  Results of GEM-yield and agronomic characteristics of exotic by adapted breeding crosses and their derived lines.  Shaanxi Maize Institute, Yangling, PRC (Invited).

Pollak, Linda.  December 1999.  Evaluation, use, and breeding of value-added traits of maize--(compositional characters, protein quality, starch quality, oil).  Shaanxi Maize Institute, Yangling, PRC (Invited).

Pollak, Linda.  December 1999.  Using a fast-track breeding method to improve value-added characteristics of maize.  Shaanxi Maize Institute, Yangling, PRC (Invited).

Pollak, Linda.  December 1999.  Using wild relatives to improve value-added characteristics of maize.  Shaanxi Maize Institute, Yangling, PRC (Invited).

Pollak, Linda.  December 1999.  Broadening the genetic base of U.S. maize hybrids in the context of current agricultural conditions.  Shaanxi Maize Institute, Yangling, PRC (Invited).

Pollak, Linda and Wilfredo Salhuana.  2000.  U.S. Germplasm enhancement for maize project (U.S.-GEM).  In H.D. Cooper and C. Spillane (eds.).  Broadening the Genetic Bases of Crop Production.  IPGRI/FAO, Rome.

Santos, M.X., L.M. Pollak, C.A.P. Pacheco, P.E.O. Guimaraes, L.A. Peternelli, and S.N. Parenttoni.  2000.  Incorporating different proportions of exotic maize germplasm into two adapted populations.  Brazilian J. Genet. Molecular Biology 23:445-451.

Pollak, Linda.  2000.  Using germplasm from GEM to improve starch and oil quality in maize.  8th Interregional Corn Conf., Baltimore, MD.

Pollak, Linda.  2000.  The GEM project:  A model for improving corn in the tropics.  XLVI Reunion Annual del PCCMCA, San Juan, PR (invited).

Pollak, Linda.  2000.  Improving quality traits in corn.  XLVI Reunion Annual del PCCMCA, San Juan, PR (invited).

Pollak, Linda.  2000.  Utilization of genetic resources in maize:  GEM.  USDA-ARS National Program Staff, June 13, 2000, Beltsville, MD (invited).

Pollak, Linda.  2000.  Germplasm enhancement of maize.  Crop Germplasm Committee Chairs Meeting, July 20, 2000, Beltsville, MD (invited).

Pollak, Linda.  2000.  Accomplishments of germplasm enhancement in maize.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings, November 8, Minneapolis (invited).

Xu, W.W., T.L. Archer, L.P. Bradford, and L.M. Pollak.  2000.  Identification of drought tolerant and CEW resistant GEM germplasm.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings, November 8, Minneapolis.

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Year 1999

Presentation made to Illinois Corn Breeder’s School entitled, “Developing Temperate Inbreds from Tropical Germplasm: Rationale, Results, and Conclusions” by M. M. Goodman and M. L. Carson, March.

Invited presentation of “Improving corn germplasm for yield and value-added traits by introgression of genes from exotic varieties and Tripsacum dactyloides” at The Banbury Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, March 3, by Linda Pollak.

Presentation of the poster to the American Oil Chemistry Society of “Utilizing the ‘Fast Track Breeding Technique’ to Alter the Fatty Acid Composition of Corn Belt Corn Oils” by S. Duvick, L. Pollak, N. Shen and P. White, May, New Orleans.

Invited presentation of “Lines for Improved Yield and Value-Added Traits Results from GEM” at Popcorn Breeding’99, June 9, Ames, IA.

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Year 1998

Invited presentation “Productivity and quality in cereal improvement and production” at Brazilian Congress of Corn and Sorghum, Recife, Brazil, September 9.

 Invited presentation “Public-private sector collaboration in maize germplasm enhancement in the USA” at Asian Seed ’98, Manila Philippines, September 24.

Poster “Yield potential of GEM project breeding crosses” by L. Pollak, W. Salhuana, and T. Johnson, at ASA Meetings, October 22, Baltimore.

Poster “Yield potential of GEM project breeding lines” by T. Johnson, L. Pollak, and W. Salhuana, at ASA Meetings, October 22, Baltimore.

Publication of “Genetic variability in exotic x adapted maize (Zea mays L.) germplasm for resistance to maize weevil” by R. Li, M.S. Kang, O.J. Moreno, L.M. Pollak in Plant Genetics Resources Newsletter 114:22-25.

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Year 1997

Presentation of Results of 1996 GEM Yield Testing at NCR-167 by Linda Pollak, Des Moines IA, February 24.

Publication of Incorporation of exotic germplasm into elite maize lines: Maximizing favorable effects of the exotic sources by Major Goodman in C. Clark Cockerham memorial issue of J. of Math. Biology.

Publication of Thermal properties of corn starch extracted with different blending methods: Microblender and Homogenizer by K.M. Krieger, S.A. Duvick, L.M. Pollak, and P.J. White Cereal Chem. 74:553-555.

Interview of Linda Pollak by Rich Hawkins, WHB Radio, Kansas City on October 6.

Interview of Linda Pollak by Colleen Callahan, WMBD Radio, Peoria IL on October 9.

Interview of Linda Pollak by Mark Steil, Minnesota Public Radio on October 10.

Publication of Thermal properties of starch from 62 exotic maize (Zea mays L.) lines grown in two locations by K.-Y. Ng, L.M. Pollak, S.A. Duvick, and P.J. White in Cereal Chem. 74:837-841.

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III. Publications Related to the GEM Project and Materials

Year 2014

Trevisan, W. Latest from CGIAR Research Programs: Maize / International Breeding for Success in Asia. www.cgiar.org/cgiar-research-programs/maize/

Krothapalli, K. CIMMYT's Blog » Maize Germplasm Displayed at Asia Field Day. http://blog.cimmyt.org/maize-germplasm-displayed-at-asia-field-day/

Warburton, M.L. and Williams, W.P. Aflatoxin Resistance in Maize: What Have We Learned Lately? Advances in Botany. Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 352831, 10 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/352831

Asia & Pacific Seed Association. Minutes of meeting held in Kobe, Japan, 2013. http://asianseedcongress.com/2014/images/SC__SIG/FC/9._Minutes_of_SIG_Field_Crops_21.11.2013.pdf

Jiang, H., Campbell, M., Wu, Y., Du, S., Srichuwong, S., and Jane, J. Dosage Effect of High-Amylose Modifier Gene(s) on the Starch Structure of Maize amylose-extender Mutant. J. Agric. Food Chem., 2015, 63 (2), pp 433–439. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/jf504099x

Trevisan, W. Strategies for germplasm enhancement of maize. 12th Asian Maize Conference and Expert Consultation. http://www.apaari.org/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2014/09/Program.pdf

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Year 2013

Carena, M.J. 2013. Challenges and opportunities for developing maize cultivars in the public sector. Euphytica 191:165-171.

Carena, M.J. 2013. Developing cold and drought tolerant short-season maize products for fuel and feed utilization. Crop Breed. & Appl. Biotech. 13:1-8.

Carena, M.J. 2013. Developing the next generation of diverse and healthier maize cultivars tolerant to climate changes. Euphytica 190:471-479.

Hallauer, A.R., and M.J. Carena. 2013. Recurrent selection in maize. Maydica 57:266-283.

Junping Chen, Wenwei Xu, Jeff Velten, Zhanguo Xin, and John Stout. 2012. Characterization of maize inbred lines for drought and heat tolerance. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 2012 67(5):354-364; doi:10.2489/jswc.67.5.354.

Sharma, S., and M.J. Carena. 2012. NDSU Early GEM: Increasing the Genetic Diversity of Northern U.S. Hybrids through the Development of Unique Exotic Elite Lines. Maydica. 57:34-42.

Xiao Dan Liu, Shu-Hua Li, Guo-liang Xu, Yingen Xue, Wenwei Xu*. 2012. Review of genetically modified maize.  Journal of Maize Science. 20(6):1-8. (*corresponding author).

Lubberstedt, T.L.   Use of Doubled Haploids in the Context of Genetic Resource Exploitation.  University of Kiel, Germany April 26, 2013. Seminar.

 Lubberstedt, T.L.  Use of Doubled Haploids in the Context of Genetic Resource Exploitation.  University of Aarhus, Denmark June 6, 2013. Seminar.

Ott, O.  2013.  Screening Allelic Diversity Project BC1s for Resistance to Southern Leaf Blight.  GEM TSG Meeting Presentation, August 13, 2013, Raleigh, NC

Recker, J.  2013.  Teosinte Introgressions in a B73 background for Gray Leaf Spot and Southern Leaf Blight Resistance.  GEM TSG Meeting Presentation, August 13, 2013, Raleigh, NC

Wenwei Xu. Breeding drought tolerant corn.  Plant Breeder Circle at Department of Soil and Crop Science, Texas A&M University, January 25, 2013. College Station, TX.

Wenwei Xu. Frontiers in US corn breeding and breeding for drought corn.  Gansu Agricultural University. October 25, 2013. Lanzhou, China.

Wenwei Xu. Frontiers in US corn breeding.  Nanjing Agricultural University. October 28, 2013. Nanjing, China.

Wenwei Xu. New Maize Breeding Technologies and Progress in Improving Drought Tolerance and Aflatoxin Resistance with Native Genes from Exotic Germplasm.  Asian Seed Congress 2013.  November 21, 2013. Kobe, Japan.

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Year 2012

Carena, M.J. 2011. Germplasm Enhancement for Adaptation to Climate Changes. Crop Breed. & Appl. Biotech.S1:56-65.

Carena, M.J. 2012. Intellectual Property Challenges and Opportunities for Developing Maize Cultivars in the Public Sector. Euphytica. (in press)

Carena, M.J. 2012. Developing Cold and Drought Tolerant Short-Season Maize Products for Fuel and Feed Utilization. Crop Breed. & Appl. Biotech. (in press).

Carena, M.J. 2012. Developing the Next Generation of Diverse and Healthier Maize Cultivars Tolerant to Climate Changes. Euphytica. (in press)

Hansey, C.N., J.M. Johnson, R.S. Sekhon, S.M. Kaeppler, and N. de Leon.  2011.  Genetic diversity of a maize association population with restricted phenology.  Crop Sci. 51: 704-715.

H.-Y. Hung and J.B. Holland.  2012.  Diallel analysis of resistance to Fusarium ear rot and fumonisin contamination in maize.  Crop Sci. 52:2173-2181.

Kebede, H., H.Abbas, D.K. Fisher, and N. Bellaloui.  2012.  Relationship between aflatoxin contamination and physiological responses of corn plants under drought and heat stress.  Toxins 2012, 4(11), 1385-1403; doi:10.3390/toxins4111385

Sharma, S., and M.J. Carena. 2012. NDSU EarlyGEM: Increasing the Genetic Diversity of Northern U.S. Hybrids through the Development of Unique Exotic Elite Lines. Maydica. (in press)

Weiwei W., Guo, T, Chavez Tovar, V.H., Li, H., Yan, J., and Taba, S.  2012.  The strategy and potential utilization of temperate germplasm for tropical germplasm improvement: A case study of maize (Zea mays L.).  Mol. Breeding DOI 10.1007/s11032-011-9696-1

Bari, A., and Carena, M.J. 2012. Utilization of Industry Lines in U. S. Northern Corn Breeding Programs. In 2012 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Carena, M.J. Increasing genetic diversity with exotic germplasm.  Proceedings 48th Annual Illinois Corn Breeding School, p 173-193, March 5-6, 2012.  Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Dong, N., Laude, T., and Carena, M.J. 2012. The Early-QPM Program: the Next Generation of Healthier Short-season Products. In 2012 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Kebede, H., H.Abbas, D.K. Fisher, and N. Bellaloui.  2012.  Association of aflatoxin contamination with physiological responses of corn plants to moisture deficit and heat stress.  ASA Southern Regional Branch Meeting, February 5-7, Birmingham, AL. Available at http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2012srb/webprogram/Paper70175.html

Laude, T., and Carena, M.J. 2012. Improving North Dakota corn adapted maize populations by exploring useful genes from diverse germplasm. In 2012 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Sharma, S., and Carena, M.J. 2012. NDSU EarlyGEM Program: Adding Value to Short-Season Corn Hybrids with Unique Tropical and Temperate Genes. In 2012 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

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Year 2011

de Leon, N., S. Kaeppler, R. Sekhon, C. Hansey, R. Buell, K. Childs, H. Lin (2011) Exploitation of endogenous variation for the identification of genes and pathways associated with enhanced biofuel production in maize. Genomic Science Contractor-Grantee Meeting/USDA-DOE Plant Feedstock Genomics Bioenergy Awarded Meeting. US DOE, Office of Biological Environmental Research. Hyatt Regency Cristal City, April 10-13.

Gaus, T.A., W. Xu, Y. Xue, S. Murray, W.P. Williams, G. Odvody, and T. Marek.  2011.  Exotic genes from teosinte for improving grain quality and yield in maize.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 221-9 [CD-ROM] San Antonio, TX, Oct 16-19, 2011.

Hansey, C. N., R. S. Sekhon, J. M. Johnson, C. R. Buell, S. M. Kaeppler, N. de Leon (2011) Genetic Diversity of a Maize Association Population with Restricted Phenology. Gordon Research Conference – Quantitative Genetics. Galveston, TX, February 20-25.

Kebede, H., D.K. Fisher, and L.D. Young.  2011.  Determination of moisture deficit and heat stress tolerance in corn using physiological measurements and a low-cost microcontroller-based monitoring system.  J. Agronomy & Crop Science (2011) ISSN 0931-2250

Li, L., M.Y.Yum, P.White , M. Campbell, and S. Hendrich  2010. Long-term in vitro fermentation of high amylose starch digestion residues by human fecal inocula.   FASEB J. 24:720.

Lubberstedt, T., E. Frei, and E. Bovenmyer.  2011. The Doubled Haploid Facility at Iowa State University.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 320-17 [CD-ROM] San Antonio, TX, Oct 16-19, 2011.

Mendez-Montealvo, G., Wang, Y.-J., and Campbell, M. 2011. Thermal and rheological properties of granular waxy maize mutant starches after -amylase modification. Carbohydr. Polym. 83:1106-1111.

Mendez-Montealvo, G., Wang, Y.-J., and Campbell, M. 2011. Thermal and rheological properties of granular waxy maize mutant starches after isoamylase modification. Carbohydr. Polym. 83:2011-2015.

Salhuana, W.  2011.  Evaluation and introgression of tropical germplasm.   ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 337-4 [CD-ROM] San Antonio, TX, Oct 16-19, 2011.

Srichuwong, S., and J. Jane, “Characterization of residual starch in distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS).” Cereal Chemistry, 88 (2011) 278-282.

Xue, Y., W. Xu, W.P. Williams, and G. Odvody.  2011.  New corn germplasms with improved stress tolerance and aflatoxin resistance.   ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 91-2 [CD-ROM] San Antonio, TX, Oct 16-19, 2011.

Warburton, M., W.P. Williams, G. Windham. S. Murray, W. Xu, L. Hawkins, C. Daves, and W.  Henry.  2011.  Phenotypic characterization of a maize association mapping panel developed for identification of Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin accumulation resistance genes.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 91-8 [CD-ROM] San Antonio, TX, Oct 16-19, 2011.

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Year 2010

Carena, M.J. 2010. Exploiting exotic germplasm in the development of early-maturing drought tolerant maize cultivars: Public breeding efforts for the MonDak region (western ND and eastern MT). In: Agronomy Abstracts [CD-ROM computer file]. ASA, Madison, WI (poster presentation).

Carena, M.J. 2010. Integrating pre-breeding with cultivar development in maize. 52nd Annual Maize Genetics Conference 148:P211 (poster presentation).

Hallauer, A.R., Carena, M.J., and Miranda Fo, J.B. 2010. Quantitative genetics in maize breeding. 3rd Ed., Springer, New York, NY.

Jiang, H., Jane, J., Acevedo, D., Green, A., Shinn, G., Schrenker, D., Srichuwong, S., Campbell, M., and Wu, Y. 2010. Variations in starch physicochemical properties from a generation-means analysis study using amylomaize V and VII parents. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(9), 5633-5639.

  Jiang, H., Campbell, M., and Jane J. 2010. Characterization of maize amylose-extender (ae) mutant starches: Part III. Structures and properties of the Naegeli dextrins. Carbohydrate Polymers. 81(4), 885-891.

  Jiang, H. and Jane, J. Oct 24-27, 2010. Starch-granule development in high-amylose maize. Annual Meeting of American Association of Cereal Chemists in Savannah, GA, USA.

  Jiang, H., Horner, H. T., Pepper, T., Campbell, M. and Jane, J. July 29-31, 2010. Formation of resistant starch and elongated starch granules in high-amylose maize starch. Plant Polysaccharides and Applied Glycoscience Workshop, International Carbohydrate Symposium organized by the Japanese Society of Applied Glycoscience. Tokyo, Japan.

  Jiang, H., Campbell, M., and Jane, J. July 17-20, 2010. Development of elongated starch granules in high-amylose maize. IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo in Chicago, IL, USA.

  Jiang, H. and Jane, J. Jun 7-9, 2010. Resistant starch in high-amylose maize starch. 7th Corn Utilization and Technology Conference in Atlanta, GA, USA

  Hasjim, J., Jiang, H., Campbell, M., Lee, S.-O., Hendrich, S. and Jane, J. (2009). Development and health benefits of resistant starch. In: Starch Update 2009: The 5th International Conference on Starch Technology, Queen Sirikit National Convention, Bangkok, Thailand, (7-12). 24-25 September 2009.

  Kim A. Rohlfing, Linda M. Pollak, and Pamela J. White. 2010. Exotic Corn Lines with Increased Resistant Starch and Impact on Starch Thermal Characteristics Cereal Chem. 87(3):190–193

Li Li, Man-Yu Yum, Pamela White, Mark Campbell, and Suzanne Hendrich.   Long-term in vitro fermentation of high amylose starch digestion residues by human fecal inocula.  FASEB J. April 2010 24 (Meeting Abstract Supplement) 720.2

Sharma, S., and Carena, M.J. 2010. Adding value to the US northern Corn Belt hybrids with temperate and tropical exotic germplasms. In: Agronomy Abstracts [CD-ROM computer file]. ASA, Madison, WI (oral presentation).

Sharma, S., and Carena, M.J. 2010. NDSU EarlyGEM program: Moving GEM germplasm northward and westward. In North Central Corn Breeding Research Conference (NCCC167), Chicago, IL, 5-7 April, 2010.

Wenwei Xu, Junping Chen, and Zhanguo Xin. Exploring native genetic variation for improving drought tolerance and water use efficiency in corn. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 283-13 [CD-ROM] Long Beach, CA, Oct 31-Nov 3, 2010.

Weiwei Wen, Tingting Guo, Victor Chavez Tovar, Jianbing Yan, and Suketoshi Taba.  The strategy and potential utilization of temperate germplasm for tropical germplasm improvement-A case study in maize.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstract 91-4 [CD-ROM] Long Beach, CA, Oct 31-Nov 3, 2010.

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Year 2009

Acevedo, D., M. Campbell.  2009. Determining phenotypic variation for starch content among amylomaize VII inbreds with an enzymatic method. National Conference on Undergraduate Research. La Crosse, WI, Feb. 20-24.

Carena, M.J. 2009. NDSU corn breeding and genetics program: Integrating pre-breeding with cultivar development in early-maturing maize. National Plant Breeding Workshop, August 3-5, 2009.  Madison, WI.

Carena, M.J., L. Pollak, W. Salhuana, and M. Denuc. 2009. Development of Unique Lines for Early-Maturing Hybrids: Moving GEM Germplasm Northward and Westward. Euphytica 170:87-97.

EL Khishen, A.A., M.O. Bohn, D.A. Prischmann-Voldseth, K.E. Dashiell, B.W. French and B.E. Hibbard. 2009. Native resistance to western corn rootworm (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae) larval feeding: Characterization and mechanisms. J Econ Entomol 102(6): In press.

Hallauer, A.R., and Carena, M.J. 2009. Maize Breeding. In: M.J. Carena (Ed.). Cereal Breeding. Springer, New York, NY

Jiang, H., Campbell, M, Jane, J. 2009. June 6-9, 2009. Effect of high-amylose modifier (HAM) gene dosage on resistant-starch content of maize amylose-extender (ae) mutant starch. IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo in Anaheim, CA, USA.

Jiang, H., Campbell, M, Jane, J. 2009. Sep 13-16, 2009. Dosage effect of high-amylose modifier (HAM) gene on physicochemical properties of maize amylose-extender (ae) starch. Annual Meeting of American Association of Cereal Chemists in Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.

Jiang, H., PhD (Thesis research in progress), Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Resistant-starch formation in high-amylose maize. Advisor: Jay-lin Jane

Jumbo, M.B. 2009. Ph. D. Thesis (completed), University of Delaware, Newark, DE.  Comparison of Conventional, Modified Single Seed Descent, and Doubled Haploid Breeding Methods for Maize Inbred Line Development using GEM Breeding Crosses. Ph.D Dissertation. Advisor: Jim Hawk

Medic, J. Ph.D. (Thesis research in progress), Iowa State University, IA. Starch properties and ethanol production of corn with different planting dates and drying conditions. Advisor: Jay-lin Jane.

Sharma, S., and M.J. Carena. 2009. Increasing the genetic diversity of US northern Corn Belt hybrids with tropical and temperate exotic germplasms. ASA-CSSA-SSA Annual Meetings Abstract 190-1 [CD-ROM] Pittsburgh, PA, Nov. 1-5, 2009.

Sharma, S., (MS Thesis research in progress), NDSU, Fargo, ND.  Testcross evaluation of incorporated GEM (Germplasm Enhancement of maize) lines for adaptation and quality traits in US Northern Corn Belt.  Advisor: Marcelo Carenea

Yusheng, Wu., Ph.D. Thesis (completed), South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD.  Genetic analysis of amylose content in maize (Zea mays L.).  Advisor: Zeno Wicks III; Donald Auger dissertation advisor.  September 18, 2009.

Yusheng W., M. Campbell, Y. Yen, Z. Wicks III and A. Ibrahim. 2009. Genetic analysis of high amylose content in maize (Zea mays L.) using triploid endosperm model.    Euphytica. 66:155-164

Wenwei Xu, Gary Odvody, and Paul Williams. 2009. New stress–tolerant and low-aflatoxin corn inbred lines. Reducing aflatoxin contamination in corn workshop. October 27-28, 2009. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.

Wenwei Xu. Progress in breeding multiple stress tolerant corn. An invited presentation to the Texas Corn Producers Board. April 1, 2009. Austin, Texas.

Wenwei Xu. Silage corn hybrids for the Texas High Plains. Llano Estacado Corn Conference. February 10, 2009. Dimmit, Texas.

Wenwei Xu. Phenotyping corn for drought tolerance. Drought tolerance mini symposium. Dow Agroscience, Jan. 20-21, 2009. Indianapolis, IN.

Wenwei Xu, Thomas Marek, Bruce Spinhirne, Bruce Carlson, Travis John, Brent Bean, and Dennis Pietsch. 2009.  2009 State Silage Corn Performance Test on the Texas High Plains. Texas AgriLife Research and Extension-Lubbock Center Technical Report No.09-4.  pp.10.

Wu, Y., Y. Yen, M. Campbell, D. Auger.  2009.  QTL mapping for amylose content in maize (Zea mays L.) using SSR markers.  51st Maize Genetics Conference Abstracts 51:P218, St. Charles, IL, March 12-15, 2009.

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 Year 2008

Carena, M.J.2008. Development of New and Diverse Elite Lines for Early-Maturing Hybrids: Traditional and Modern Maize Breeding. Proceeding of the 18th EUCARPIA General Congress pp.335-340, Sept. 9-12, Valencia, Spain (invited presentation).

Carena, M.J. 2008. Increasing the Genetic Diversity of Northern U.S. Corn Hybrids: Integrating Pre-breeding with Cultivar Development. Proceedings of the 70th International Conference on Conventional and Molecular Breeding of Field and Vegetable Crops.
Nov. 24-27, 2008, Novi Sad, Serbia (invited plenary lecture presentation).

Goldstein, W.A. L.M. Pollak,  C. Hurburgh,  N. Levendoski, J. Jacob, C. Hardy, M. Haar, K. Montgomery, S. Carlson, C. Sheaffer.  2008. Breeding maize with increased methionine content  for organic farming.   Pp.262-275. In: Proceedings Organic Agriculture in Asia.  ISOFAR international symposium on soil fertility and international symposium on organic agriculture.  Editors U. Koepke, S M Sohn. March 13-14, 2008 at Dankook University, Research Institute for Organic Agriculture.

Goldstein, W., L. Pollak, M.P. Scott, R. Philips, S. Carlson, M. Haar, C. Fernholz, and K. Montgomery.  2008.  Breeding maize with increased methionine content for organic farming in the USA.  ASA-CSSA-SSA Annual Meetings Abstract 635-8 [CD-ROM].  Houston, TX, Oct. 5-9, 2008.

Jiang, H., M. Campbell, and J. Jane.  2008. Crystalline structure of enzyme-resistant maize ae mutant starches.  American Association of Cereal Chemists International Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, September 21-24, 2008.

Lorenz, A., C.N. Hansey, and N. de Leon. 2008.  Variation for compositional attributes of maize plant parts across hybrids and associations between plant developmental stages.  The Pan American Congress on Plants & BioEnergy.  Merida, Mexico, June 22-25, 2008.

Pollak, L., W. Goldstein, J. Golden, K. Montgomery, and P. Scott.  2008.  Potential of adapted x exotic crosses for breeding maize for organic farming in the USA.  ASA-CSSA-SSA Annual Meetings Abstract 635-11 [CD-ROM].  Houston, TX, Oct. 5-9, 2008.

Wittrcock, E., H. Jiang, M. Campbell, Margaret Campbell, J. Jane, E. Anih, and Y. Wang.  2008.  A simplified isolation of high amylose maize starch using neutral proteases.  Die Starke 60:601-608.

Wu, Y., M. Campbell, Y. Yen, Z. Wicks III, and A.M.H. Ibrahim.  Genetic analysis of high amylose content in maize (Zea mays L.) using triploid endosperm model.  Euphytica (accepted).

Wenwei,  Xu, Gary Odvody, and W. Paul Williams. 2007. Progress in breeding aflatoxin-resistant corn.  Page 86 in Proceedings of the 2007 Annual Multi-Crop Aflatoxin/Fumonisin Elimination & Fungal Genomics Workshop, Oct.22-24, 2007.  Atlanta, GA.

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Year 2007

Carena, M.J. 2007. Moving Corn Belt GEM Germplasm Northward. ASA-CSSA-SSA annual meetings, Nov. 5-9, New Orleans, LO.

Coors, J.G., A.J Lorenz, K.R. Lamkey, K.Kirkpatrick, M.P.Scott, L.J.Haney, and P.J.Weimer. 2007. Characterization and analysis of maize traits contributing to the production of lignocellulosic ethanol.  29th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Denver, CO.  April 29- May 2, 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).

Smith, M.E., L. Ericson, and S. Norman.  In preparation.  Registration of NY195, NY212, NY215, and NY266 anthracnose stalk rot resistant inbred lines of maize.  Journal of Plant Registrations.

Wu, Y., M. Campbell, D. Auger, D. Gustafson, Wicks III, Z.  2007.  Generation means analysis for amylose content in Amylomaize VII in maize (Zea mays).  . 49th Maize Genetics Conference, Pheasant Run, St. Charles, IL.  March 22-25, 2007.

Wu, Y., M. Campbell, Yen, Y., Gustafson, D., Wicks III, Z.  2007.  Amylose content in amylomaize VII varied in different generations and at different locations.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstract: 1819b.  Indianapolis, IN. Nov 12-16, 2006

Xu, W. Silage corn hybrids for the Texas High Plains.  Dalhart Silage workshop. Dalhart, TX, Oct 30, 2007

Xu, W., G. Odvody, and W. P. Williams.  Progress in breeding aflatoxin resistant corn.  The 20th Annual Multi-crop Aflatoxin Elimination Workshop, Atlanta, GA, Oct 21-24, 2007.

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Year 2006

Lenihan, E., L.M. Pollak, and P.J. White. Thermal properties of starch from exotic by adapted corn (Zea mays L.) lines grown in four environments. 2005. Cereal Chem. 82(6):683-689.

Li, L., H. Jang, M. Campbell, and J. Jane. Characterization of starch from maize amylose-extender mutants. American Association of Cereal Chemists Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Sept. 17-20, 2006. (The poster received Outstanding Poster Award)

Duvick, S., and L. M. Pollak. 2006. Quality trait characterization of expired plant variety protected corn lines. Corn Utilization and Technology Conference, June 5-7, Dallas, TX.

Pollak, L.M., and M.P. Scott. 2005. Breeding for grain quality traits. Maydica 50:247-257.

Pollak, L.M., S. Duvick, and P.J. White. 2006. Variation in fatty acid content in a wide breeding cross. 97th American Oil Chemists Society Annual Meeting & Expo, April 30-May 3, St. Louis, MO.

Pollak, L. M., K. Montgomery, S. Duvick, and Jesse Niggemann. 2006. Breeding for grain quality by using synthetic populations. Corn Utilization and Technology Conference, June 5-7, Dallas, TX. 

Salhuana, W., and L.M. Pollak. 2006. Latin American Maize Project (LAMP) and Germplasm Enhancement of Maize (GEM) Project: Generating useful breeding germplasm. Maydica 51: 339-355.  

Taboada-Gaytan, O.R., L.M. Pollak, L. Johnson, S. Fox, S. Duvick, and K. Montgomery. 2006. Wet milling efficiency of hybrids from exotic by adapted inbred lines in corn. Corn Utilization and Technology Conference, June 5-7, Dallas, TX.

Taboada-Gaytan, O. R., L. M. Pollak, L. Johnson, S. Fox, S. Duvick, and K. Montgomery. 2006. Wet milling efficiency of the F1 and F2 generations of hybrids from exotic by adapted inbred lines in corn. International Plant Breeding Symp., August 20-25, Mexico City, D.F.

Taboada-Gaytan, O.R., L.M. Pollak, L. Johnson, S. Fox, and S. Duvick. 2006. Effects of pollination method on the wet milling efficiency of hybrids from exotic by adapted lines in corn. ASA-CSSA-SSA annual meetings, Nov. 12-16, Indianapolis, IN.

Williams, W.P. 2006. Breeding for resistance to aflatoxin accumulation in maize. Mycotoxin Research 22: 27-32.

Wu, X., R. Zhao, D. Wang, S.R. Bean, P.A. Seib, M.R. Tuinstra, M. Campbell, and A. O’Brien.  2006. Effects of amylose, corn protein, and corn fiber contents on production of ethanol from starch-rich media. Cereal Chem. 83(5):569-575.

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Year 2005

de Geus, Y. N., A. S. Goggi, and L.M. Pollak. 2005.  Seed quality of high protein corn lines in organic and conventional systems. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Duvick, S., L. Pollak, J. Edwards, and P. White. 2005. Altering The Fatty Acid Composition Of Corn Belt Corn Through Tripsacum Introgression. 2005. Maydica (accepted).

Duvick, S. Altering grain quality traits of Corn Belt corn through Tripsacum introgression. Iowa State University 300pp. 2005. (Thesis)

Grooms, L., 2005.  A GEM of a Project.  Seed Today vol. 9 (4): 50-53.

Grooms, L.  2005. The NPGS:  Why is it Important?  Seed Today vol. 9 (4):  96-98.

Golden, J.C., L.M. Pollak, W. Goldstein, K.R. Lamkey, and D.R. Exner. 2005. Evaluation of maize germplasm for sustainable agriculture. NCR-167, St. Paul, MN.

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

Lenihan, E., L.M. Pollak, and P.J. White.  Thermal properties of starch from exotic by adapted corn (Zea mays L.) lines grown in four environments.  Cereal Chemistry.  In press 6-05.

Polaske, N.W., A.L. Wood, M.R. Campbell, M.C. Nagan, and L.M. Pollack.  2005. Amylose determination of native high-amylose corn starches by differential scanning calorimetry.  STARCH – STÄRKE. Volume 57, Issue 3-4, 2005. Pages 118-123.

Pollak, L.M., and M.P. Scott. 2005. Breeding for grain quality traits. Maydica 50:(in press).

Pollak, L.M., J. Golden, W. Goldstein, K. Lamkey, and D. Exner.  2005.  Breeding high quality corn for organic production with farmers. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

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

Scott, M.P., S. Bhatnager, and J. Betran,. 2004 Tryptophan and methionine levels in quality protein maize breeding germplasm. Maydica. 49: 303-311.

Taboada-Gaytan, O., L. Pollak, L. Johnson, S. Fox, and S. Duvick.  2005.  Wet milling characteristics of ten lines from the Germplasm Enhancement of Maize Project. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

 Xu, W., G. Odvody, W. P. Williams, P. Porter, and G. Cronholm. 2005 Introgression of tropical germplasm to reduce the damage of ear-feeding pests and develop products for organic corn production. [abstract] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 6-10, 2005.

 Xu, W. and G. Odvody: 2005. Registration of maize germplasm lines Tx204 and Tx205. Crop Science (submitted).

Xu, W., J. Zhang, G. Odvody, and W.P. Williams. 2005. Corn hybrids with exotic germplasm and low-aflatoxin.  [abstract] Aflatoxin/Fumonisin Elimination and Fungal Genomics Workshops.  October 23-28, 2005, Raleigh, NC.

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 Year 2004

Campbell,M and Ejikemenwa Anih. Useful grain quality traits within maize plant introductions and GEM germplasm and some analytical tools to find them. 2004 NCR-167 North Central Regional Corn Breeding Meetings.

Carena, M.J. 2004. Should Public Breeders Be Involved with Maize Population Hybrids? In Agronomy Abstracts [CD-ROM computer file]. ASA, Madison, WI. (invited presentation). GEM Project addressed.

Carena, M.J. 2004. NDSU Corn Breeding and Genetics. Fall Agriculture Conference. Invited Panel Member. Fargo, ND 19 October, 2004. EarlyGEM Project addressed.

Clements, M.J.  2004. Aflatoxin and Fumonisin accumulation in corn grain:  Identifying novel resistance sources and incorporating resistance into commercial genetic backgrounds.  Abstract in: Proceedings of the 45th Annual Corn Dry Milling Conference, Peoria, IL.  USDA-ARS-NCAUR, 3 June 2004.

Ji, Y., L.M. Pollak, S. Duvick, K. Seetharaman, P.M. Dixon, and P.J. White.  2004.  Gelatinization properties of starches from three generations of six exotic corn lines grown in two locations.  Cereal Chem. 81: 59-64.

Li, Ruming, Manjit S. Kang, Orlando J. Moreno, and Linda M. Pollak. 2004. Relationship among Aspergillus flavus infection, maize weevil damage, and ear moisture loss in exotic x adapted maize. Cereal Res. Communications 32:371-378.

Miriam Rukero Munamava,  A. Susana. Goggi, and Linda Pollak. 2004.  Seed Quality of Maize Inbred Lines with Different Composition and Genetic Background.  Crop Sci. 44:542-548.

Nass, L.L., and J.G. Coors. 2003. Potential of exotic x adapted maize germplasm for silage. Maydica 48:197-206.

Polaske N.W., Amanda L. Wood, Mark R. Campbell, Maria C. Nagan, and L.M. Pollak.Amylose Determination of Native High-Amylose Corn Starches by Differential Scanning Calorimetery.  Die Starke (in review)

Pollak, LM., S. Duvick, and P.J. White.  2004.  Developing new corn output traits.  Presentation to 26th Annual Seed Technology Conference, Ames, IA. (invited).

Pollak, L.M., and S. Duvick. 2004. Corn quality trait evaluations and results. Presentation to North Central Crop Evaluation Committee, Ames, IA. (invited).

Pollak, L.M., W. Goldstein, and K.R. Lamkey. 2004. Breeding high-quality corn for sustainable, low-input farming systems. Presentation to Practical Farmers of Iowa Research Meeting, Ames, IA. (invited).

Pratt, R.C.,  L. M. Pollak, and K. T. Montgomery. 2004.  Registration of Maize Germplasm Line GEMS-0002.  Crop Science (Submitted).

Riesselman, Rachael (senior in Agriculture Education and GEM Project student worker).  April 2004.  Presentation and poster on GEM Project at Iowa State in the course, Agricultural Education 311 Presentation and Sales Strategies for Agricultural Audiences. “Selling GEM to the board.”

Taba, Suketoshi, Steven Eberhart, and Linda M. Pollak.  2004.  Germplasm resources of maize.  In C. Wayne Smith, J. Betran, and E.C.A. Runge (eds.) Corn.  John Wiley & Sons, New York.

Williams, W.P., Windham, G.L., and Buckley, P.M.  2003.  Enhancing maize germplasm with resistance to aflatoxin contamination.  Journal of Toxicology – Toxin Reviews 22:179-197.

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Year 2003

Betran, F.J., T. Isakeit, G.N. Odvody, and K. Mayfield. 2003. Identification, development and characterization of corn germplasm to reduce aflatoxin contamination. Presentation at the Aflatoxin Elimination Workshop, Savannah, Georgia, October 13-15, 2003.

Carena, M.J. 2003. Can tropical germplasm be useful to the northern Corn Belt? Field Day, Carrington Research Extension Center, July 15, 2003, Carrington, ND.

Carena, M.J. 2003. EarlyGEM Project.  Field Day, State Board of Agricultural Research (SBARE), North Dakota Corn Council Utilization, and North Dakota Corn Growers Association, September 11, 2003, Fargo, ND

Hawk, J.A., Weldekidan, T., and Frey, T.J. 2003. Utilization of exotic germplasm for improving agronomic, disease resistance, and grain quality traits in Corn Belt maize. Proc. of Arnel R. Hallauer International Symposium on Plant Breeding, Mexico City 17-22 August, 2003.

Ji, Y., L. M. Pollak, S. Duvick, K. Seetharaman, P. M. Dixon, and P. J. White.  Gelatinization Properties of Starches from Three Successive Generations of Six Exotic Corn Lines Grown in Two Locations. Cereal Chemistry.  In press for 2004

Ji, Y., K. Seetharaman, K. Wong, L.M. Pollak, S. Duvick, J. Jane, and P.J. White. Thermal and structural properties of unusual starches from developmental corn lines.  Carbohydrate Polymers. 51(4):439-450, 2002.

Ji, Y., K. Seetharaman, and P.J. White.  Optimizing a small-scale corn-starch extraction method for use in the laboratory.  Cereal Chemistry.  In press for 2004

Ji, Y., K. Wong, J. Hasjim, L.M. Pollak, S. Duvick, J.Jane, and P.J. White.  Structure and function of starch from advanced generations of new corn lines.  Carbohydrate Polymers 54(3):305-319, 2003.

Kunkala, M and Campbell, M.  2003.  Identification of High-Amylose Modifying Genes from a Maize Backcrossing Project including GEM materials.  16th undergraduate Research conference and 1st Graduate Research conference, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO  April 10, 2003

Miriam Rukero Munamava,  A. Susana. Goggi and Linda Pollak. 2004.  Seed Quality of Maize Inbred Lines with Different Composition and Genetic Background. Crop Science, vol. 44, no. 2 (in press).

Munamava, Miriam, Linda Pollak, and Susana Goggi.  2002.  Seed quality of maize inbred lines of different seed composition and genetic background.  First Prize, student competition.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA North Central Branch Annual Meeting, Gateway Center, Ames, Iowa. March 26-27, 2002.

Nass, L.L., and J.G. Coors. Potential of exotic x adapted maize germplasm for silage. Maydica. (in press).

Polaske, N, and Campbell, M.  2003.  Screening for natural high-amylose corn starch of GEM germplasm using Differential Scanning Calorimetry.  38th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Columbia Missouri, November 5-7, 2003

Seetharaman, K., N. Chinnapha, R.D. Waniska, P. White. Changes in textural, pasting and thermal properties of wheat buns and tortillas during storage. Journal of Cereal Science.  35:215-223, 2002.

Weldekidan, T. and Hawk, J.A., 2003. Inbred line development and evaluation in GEM breeding populations. Proc. 58th  N.E. Corn Improvement Conference (NEC 29), Ottawa, Ontario.

Wenwei Xu, Linda Pollak, and E.D. Bynum Jr. 2003. Tropical x temperate germplasm resistant to corn earworm (Lepidoptera:noctuidae). Crop Protection 22:859-864.

Willmot, D.B. and L.M. Pollak.  2003.  Molecular marker analysis of exotic maize introgression after selection.  American Society of Agronomy, November 2-6, Denver, CO

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Year 2002

Betran, F.J., T. Isakeit, G. Odvody, and K. Mayfield. 2002. Aflatoxin accumulation in maize inbreds and hybrids.  In Proc. of the Aflatoxin/Fumonisin workshop 2002.  October 23-25, 2002.  San Antonio, TX.

Xu, W.W. and Thomas Marek.  2002.  Yield performance and drought tolerance of experimental corn hybrids.  North Plains Research Field Ag Day, Etter, TX, Aug. 7, p.29, AREC 02-33.

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Year 2001

F.J. Betrán, Tom Isakeit, Gary Odvody. 2000. Maize resistance to aflatoxin in Texas. p 150 in proceedings of the Aflatoxin/Fumonisin Workshop 2000, October 25-27, 2000, Yosemite, CA.

F.J. Betrán, Tom Isakeit, Gary Odvody. 2000. Aflatoxin resistance of maize germplasm in Texas. In Agronomy Abstracts. Minneapolis, MN.

Nurtay Abdubeck. Comparison of methods for amylose screening among ae maize starches with GEM and other plant introduction background. Annual meeting of the American Association of Cereal Chemistry. Kansas City, Missouri.  November 2000.

Weldekidan, T. and J.A. Hawk. 2001. Evaluation and breeding in GEM populations for agronomic performance and adaptation to the Mid-Atlantic and Corn-Belt. Proc. 56th N.E. Corn Improvement Conference (NEC29): 7-11.

Pratt, R.C., P.E. Lipps, G. Bigirwa, and D.T. Kyetere. 2000. Germplasm enhancement through cooperative research and breeding using elite tropical and U.S. Corn Belt maize germplasm. Afr. Crop Science Jour. 8:345-353.

Roseboro, Ken. 2001. Iowa State’s GEM Project 2000 Report. Seed World (January):19.

Anderson, Carol. 2001. New corn lines offer much promise. Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman (September 29).

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Year 2000

GEM—Enhancing Exotic Germplasm of Corn.  Technology 2000 Supplement to Seed World.  December 1999. ·        

Betran, F.J., A. Bockholt, and L. Rooney.  1999. Blue Corn. 1999. IN: Specialty Corns. A.R. Hallauer (ed.) CRC. Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

Campbell, M.R. J. Sykes and D.V. Glover.  Accepted for publication.  Classification of Single- and Double-Mutant Maize Endosperm Genotypes by Near-Infrared Transmittance Spectroscopy.  Cereal Chem.

Pratt, R.C.  Presentations on maize production in Ohio, breeding for resistance to diseases of maize, and introgression breeding.  Northwestern University of Agricultural Sciences, Maize Institute, Yangling, Shaanxi Province, P.R. China.  12/11 to 12/20/99.

GEM may offer new choices for corn producers.  ISU Daily.  September 19, 2000.

GEM:  Genetic Enhancement of Maize.  Corn Culture, The Newsletter for American OP Corn Breeders.  Volume 2000.

Kraja, A., and J.W. Dudley.  2000.  Identification of tropical and temperate maize populations having favorable alleles for yield and other phenotypic traits.  Crop Sci. 40:941-947.

Kraja, A., J.W. Dudley, and D.G. White.  2000.  Identification of tropical and temperate maize populations having favorable alleles for disease resistance.  Crop Sci. 40:948-954.

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Year 1999

Article “Exotics studied to expand value-added ag” in Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman, January 16

Article “Use exotic to expand value added products” in Guthrie Center Times, January 13

Article “Corn genetics program is a GEM of an idea” in Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman, February 6

Presentation to NCR-167 of "Fusarium and Gibberella ear rot reactions of exotic maize germplasm" by G.P. Munkvold* and Chandra Gravert, February

Presentation to the Northeastern Corn Improvement Conference entitled “Anthracnose stalk rot resistance from exotic germplasm through the U.S. GEM Project” by M.E. Smith, L.F. Alliprandini, and L. Ericson, February.

Article “Exotics expand value-added ag” in Iowa Farmer Today, July 3.

September News Release by ISU “Corn germplasm field days planned”.

Article “Corn germplasm field day focuses on increasing yield, improving quality” in Iowa State Daily, September 22.

Publication of Gravert, C.E., and Munkvold, G.P. 1999. Evaluation of exotic corn germplasm for resistance to Gibberella ear rot, 1996-1998. Biological and Cultural Tests for the Control of Plant Diseases. 14:11.

Presentation to Fourth African Crop Science Congress of “Germplasm enhancement through cooperative research and breeding using elite tropical and U.S. Corn Belt maize germplasm” by Richard Pratt, P. E. Lipps, G. Bigirwa, and D. Kyetere, Casablaca, Morocco, October.

Presentation to The Ohio State University Dept. of Horticulture and Crop Science of "Germplasm Enhancement of Maize: The GEM Project" by R. Pratt, Dec. 10.

Article “Plan B for biotech” in The Furrow, December.

Ph.D. Dissertation entitled “Quantitative trait loci, and use of the theory for detecting favorable alleles in maize genetic materials” by A. Kraja, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 96 pp.

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Year 1998

GEM description in ISU’s College of Agriculture 1997 Annual Report.

Article in The Messenger/Farm News, Fort Dodge IA, January 30.

Article in February’s Seed & Crops Digest.

Article in Integrated Crop Management-Crops Research Edition, Winter 1998.

Article in Iowa Farmer Today, February 14.

Presentation of Results of 1996 GEM Laboratory Analyses at NCR-167 by Susan Duvick, Ames IA, February 16.

Invited presentation “A program for developing and characterizing exotic corn crosses with value-added starch and oil” by Pam White at 10th Annual Food Focus, Minneapolis

Poster display at ISU Agronomy Day on September 10.

Article “Taking corn into future” in Sunday’s Des Moines Register, October 4.

Poster “Corn elite germplasm enhancement:results of the use of South American corn resources” by A.T. Kraja, J.W. Dudley, D.G. White, at ASA Meetings October 22, Baltimore.

December News Release by ISU “Using the exotic to expand value-added agriculture at home”

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Year 1997

Article in Spring Corn Farmer.

Mentioned in Bob Streit’s column in April 11’s Farm News.

Presentation of Enhancement of oil quality through introgression by Pamela White at American Oil Chemists Annual Meeting, Seattle WA, May 11-14.

Distribution of Report of U.S. Germplasm Enhancement for Maize Project (US-GEM) Executive Summary by Wilfredo Salhuana.

Featured (cover story) in ARS’s September Agricultural Research magazine.

Poster display at ISU Agronomy Day on September 11.

Press releases issued by American Genetic Resources Alliance, ARS, and ISU in September.

Article in October 9’s The Country Today.

Article in November’s Soybean Digest.

Poster display at Iowa Seed Association annual meeting, November 19-20, Ames, IA.

 

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