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2013

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2013-Publications

Barerro, I.D.F., S.C. Murray*, D. Pietsch, and S. Labar. 2013. A multi-environment trial analysis of commercial maize shows a slight grain yield improvement in Texas. Field Crops Research. 149:167-176.

Isakeit T.*, S. Murray, J. Savage, and R. McHugh. 2013. Aflatoxin and fumonisin in transgenic corn hybrids in Burleson County, Texas, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports 7:FC030

Warburton, M.L.*, W.P. Williams, G.Windham, S.C. Murray, W. Xu, L. Hawkins, and J. Franco. (accepted) Phenotypic and genetic characterization of a maize association mapping panel 1 developed for the identification of new sources of resistance to Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin accumulation. Crop Science.

Meeks M., S.C. Murray*, S. Hague, and D. Hays. 2013. Measuring maize seedling drought response in search of tolerant germplasm. Agronomy. 3(1), 135-147

Washburn, J.D., D.K. Whitmire, S.C. Murray, B.L. Burson, T.A. Wickersham, J.J. Heitholt, R.W. Jessup*. 2013. Estimation of rhizome composition and over-wintering ability in perennial Sorghum spp. using near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS). BioEnergy Research. DOI 10.1007/s12155-013-9305-8

Mahan, A.L., S.C. Murray*, L.W. Rooney, and K.M. Crosby. 2013. Diallel mating to determine combining ability for important economic, agronomic, and compositional traits in a diverse set of colored (red, blue, purple) maize. Crop Science. 53: 1248-1255

De La Fuente, G.N, S.C. Murray*, T.Isakeit, Y.-S. Park, Y. Yan, M. Warburton and M.V. Kolomiets. 2013. Characterization of Genetic Diversity and Linkage Disequilibrium of ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 Loci in Maize. PLoS ONE 8(1): e53973. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053973

2013-Talks

Murray, S.C.* 2012. Schemes for efficient realization of effective recombination events to enhance breeding progress. Illinois Maize Breeders School. 3/5-6/2012 Champaign, IL.

Murray, S.C.*, 2012. Experience breeding perennial maize. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Perennial Crops Meeting.  Seattle, WA. 10/25-26/2013.

Murray, S.C.* , M. Kolomeits, T. Isakeit, G. De La Fuente, I. Barerro. 2012. Improving maize against aflatoxin and drought: translational plant breeding, education, and extension. USDA Awardees Meeting – Plant and Animal Genome Conference. 1/13/2012

Warburton, M.*, W.P. Williams, G. Windham, S.C. Murray, W. Xu, A. Perkins, and L. Hawkins. 2013. A Genome Wide Association Study of Maize Aflatoxin Resistance. Genetics of Maize and Microbe Interactions workshop. Saint Louis, Mo 2/24-2/27/2013

2013-Posters

Barrero, I.D.*, G.N. De La Fuente, M. Warburton, W.P. Williams and S.C. Murray. 2013. Association Mapping Analysis for Drought and Aflatoxin in Maize using a Tropical and Sub-Tropical panel. Maize Meeting. St. Charles, IL 3/14-17/2013

Kanchi, R.S.*, S.C. Murray, N. Lauter, and R.J. Wisser. 2013. Numerical optimization of a marker-assisted backcrossing scheme for introgression library construction in maize. Maize Meeting. St. Charles, IL 3/14-17/2013

Murray, S.C.*; P.E. Klein. 2013. Improving recombination for breeding / QTL efficiency. CPBR meeting. Washington D.C. 3/5-3/6/2013

2012

Not fully updated

2012-Publications

Henry, W.B.*, D.E. Rowe, G.L. Windham, M.H. Blanco, S.C. Murray, and W.P. Williams. 2012. Diallel analysis of diverse maize germplasm lines for resistance to aflatoxin accumulation. Crop Science. 53: 394-402

Washburn, J.D., S.C. Murray, B.L. Burson, R.R. Klein, R.W. Jessup*. 2012. Targeted mapping of QTL regions for rhizomatousness in Chr 1 and analysis of overwintering in a Sorghum bicolor x S. propinquum population. Molecular Breeding. 31: 153-162

Felderhoff, T., S.C. Murray, P.E. Klein, A. Sharma, M.T. Hamblin, S. Kresovich, W. Vermerris , and W.L. Rooney*. 2012. QTLs for energy-related traits in a sweet × grain dorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] mapping population. Crop Science 52:2040–2049.

Meeks M., S.C. Murray*, S. Hague, D. Hays, and A. Ibrahim. 2012. Genetic variation for maize epicuticular wax response to drought stress at flowering. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 198:161–244.

Mayfield, K., F.J. Betrán, T. Isakeit, G. Odvody, S.C. Murray*, W.L. Rooney, and J.C. Landivar. 2012. Registration of maize germplasm lines Tx736, Tx739, Tx740, for reducing preharvest aflatoxin accumulations. Journal of Plant Registrations. 6:88–94.

Murray, S.C.* 2012. Differentiation of seed, sugar, and biomass-producing genotypes in Saccharinae species. In A.H. Paterson (ed.) Genetics and Genomics of the Saccharinae. Springer. p. 479-502.

2012-Talks

Mahan A.L.*, and S.C. Murray. 2012. Diallel Mating to Determine Combining Ability for Important Economic, Agronomic, and Compositional Traits in a Diverse Set of Colored (Red, Blue, Purple) Maize [Z. Mays]. ASA-CSSA-SSA Meeting. 10/21-10/24/2012

Warburton, M.*, W.P. Williams, L. Hawkins, E. Mylroie, S. Ozcan, X. Shan, P. Choury, E. Schmelz, A. Huffaker, S.C. Murray, M. Kolomiets, G.N. De La Fuente, B. Guo and D. Alves. 2012. Ongoing Results From a Candidate Gene Pipeline for Testing the Effect of DNA Sequences On Aflatoxin Accumulation and A. Flavus Resistance in Maize.ASA-CSSA-SSA Meeting. 10/21-10/24/2012

Henry, B.*, G.Windham, D. Rowe, M. Blanco, S. Murray and W.P. Williams. 2012. Diallel Analysis of Diverse Maize Germplasm Lines for Agronomic Characteristics and Resistance to Aflatoxin Accumulation. ASA-CSSA-SSA Meeting. 10/21-10/24/2012

Wisser, R.J.*, N. De Leon, S. Flint-Garcia, J. Holland, N. Lauter, S.C. Murray, W. Xu, T. Weldekidan, J. Teixeira, Y. Veturi, N. Kumar, K. Rogers, R. Kanchi, L. Peddicord, M. Lopez and S. Sood. 2012. The Maize ATLAS Project: Implementation of An Experimental Framework for Studying Adaptation. ASA-CSSA-SSA Meeting. 10/21-10/24/2012

Bartek, M.S., S.C. Murray, W.L. Rooney*, P.E. Klein, J.E. Mullet. 2012. QTL for biomass yield and composition in energy sorghum. NAPB Annual Meeting; Indianapolis, IN 8/6-8/8/2012

De La Fuente, G., S.C. Murray*, M. Kolomiets, T. Isakeit and I. Barrero. 2012. Genetic diversity in members of the Z. mays lipoxygenase gene family and its utility in association mapping for drought tolerance and aflatoxin resistance. PAG.

2012-Posters

Bartek* M.S., S.C. Murray, P.E. Klein, J.E. Mullet, and W.L. Rooney2012. QTL for biomass yield and composition in energy sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench).  SunGrant Conference. 10/2012

Murray, S.C.*, G.N. De La Fuente, I.D. Barrero-Farfan, M.L. Warburton, W. P.l Williams, G.L. Windham, Y.-S. Park, Y. Yan, T.Isakeit, M.V. Kolomiets. 2012. Genetic diversity in maize aflatoxin resistance and drought tolerance: Translation plant breeding, education and extension. NAPB Annual Meeting; Indianapolis, IN 8/6-8/8/2012 (poster)

Xu, W. T. Gaus, T. Marek, S. Murray, P. Williams, and G. Odvody. 2012. Exploring Native Resistance Genes to Develop Aflatoxin Resistant Corn. Corn Utilization and Technology Conference in Indianapolis 6/ 4-6/6/2012

Saballos, A., J. Fear, T. Felderhoff, S.C. Murray, W.L. Rooney, S. Kresovich and W. Vermerris*, 2012. Elucidating the genetic basis of sugar accumulation in sweet sorghum using high-throughput gene expression profiling of heterogeneous inbred families. 34th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals 4/30 – 5/3

Wisser R.J.*, Teixeira, J., T. Weldekidan,  Y. Veturi,  K. Rogers,  J. Reiner,  N. Kumar,  R. Kanchi,  L. Peddicord, M. Lopez,  N. de Leon,  S. Flint-Garcia,  J. Holland,  N. Lauter,  S.C. Murray and W. Xu. 2012. The Maize ATLAS project: implementation of an experimental framework for studying adaptation. Maize Genetics Conference

Kanchi, R.*, S.C. Murray, N. Lauter and R.J. Wisser. 2012. Numerical optimization of a marker-assisted backcrossing scheme for introgression library construction. Maize Genetics Meeting.

Teixeira, J., T. Weldekidan,  Y. Veturi,  K. Rogers,  J. Reiner,  N. Kumar,  R. Kanchi,  L. Peddicord, M. Lopez,  N. de Leon,  S. Flint-Garcia,  J. Holland,  N. Lauter,  S.C. Murray, W. Xu and  R.J. Wisser*. 2012, The maize ATLAS project: implementation of an experimental framework for studying adaptation. PAG

2012-Popular press

No, M.* 2012. “Perennial crops: the story of the self-reliant seed” Motionry

Kassel, M.* 2012. “Taking Grain Back to the Drawing Board”. The Wall Street Journal. 10/15/2012

Villani, E.* 2012. “Researchers use drought to solve future problems Texas AgriLife researchers develop stronger varieties of wheat and corn”. The Batallion. 10/13/2012

2011

2011-Publications

Brummer, E.C., Wesley T Barber, Sarah M Collier, Thomas S Cox, Randy Johnson, Seth C Murray*, Richard T Olsen, Richard C Pratt, and Ann Marie Thro. 2011. Plant breeding for harmony between agriculture and the environment. Frontiers in Ecology and the Enviornment. doi:10.1890/100225

Boote, K.J., Amir M. H. Ibrahim, Renee Lafitte, Rebecca McCulley, Carlos Messina, Seth C. Murray, James E. Specht, Sterling Taylor, Mark E. Westgate, Karl Glasener, Caron Gala Bijl, and James H. Giese. 2011. Position Statement on Crop Adaptation to Climate Change. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2011.07.0369

Mayfield, K. L., S. C. Murray*, W. L. Rooney, T. Isakeit, and G. A. Odvody. 2011. Confirmation of QTL Reducing Aflatoxin in Maize Testcrosses. Crop Science. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2011.02.0112

Mayfield, K.L., F. Javier Betrán, Tom Isakeit, Gary Odvody, Seth C. Murray*, William L. Rooney, and Jean Carlo Landivar. 2011. Registration of maize germplasm lines Tx736, Tx739, and Tx740 for reducing preharvest aflatoxin accumulation. Journal of Plant Registrations. doi: 10.3198/jpr2010.12.0675crg

Isakeit, T.*, S.C. Murray, and K. Mayfield. 2011. Aflatoxin and fumonisin in transgenic corn hybrids in Burleson County, Texas, 2009. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Isakeit, T.*, S.C. Murray, and J.C. Wilborn. 2011. Efficacy of Afla-Guard (Aspergillus flavus NRRL 21882) to control mycotoxins on corn in Burleson County, Texas, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports.

2011-Talks

Murray, S.C.*, M. Kolomiets, T. Isakeit, and G. De La Fuente. 2011. Improving drought tolerance and aflatoxin resistance in maize; education, extension, and translational breeding via altered lipid metabolism. USDA awardees meeting - Plant and Animal Genome Conference.

Murray S.C.*, G. De La Fuente,  T. Isakeit,  M.V. Kolomiets, K. Mayfield, G. Odvody, Y-S Park, M.L. Warburton,  J.C. Wilborn, W.P. Williams, and G.L. Windham. 2011. Techniques, technologies and approaches to improve maize aflatoxin resistance. Genetics of Maize Disease Workshop. Raleigh, NC. 2/20-23/2011.

Murray S.C.*, G. De La Fuente, T. Isakeit, M.V. Kolomiets, K. Mayfield, G. Odvody, Y-S Park, M.L. Warburton, J.C. Wilborn, W.P. Williams, G.L. Windham. 2011. Improving pre-harvest aflatoxin resistance in maize: new genetic and phenotypic approaches NCC167 Corn Breeders Meeting. St. Charles, IL.

Murray, S.C.* 2011. Lessons from molecular quantitative genetics applied for maize and sorghum improvement Department of Genetics, Texas A&M University.4/14/2011.

Murray, S.C.* 2011. Lessons from molecular quantitative genetics applied for maize and sorghum improvement Department of Genetics, University of Florida. 3/8/2011.

Murray, S.C.* and T. Isakeit. 2011. Aflatoxin in Corn. Presentation to over 120 growers. Blacklands Income Growth Expo. Feb 8th, 2011.

Murray, S.C.*, and T. Isakeit. 2011. Aflatoxin in Corn. Presentation to over 500 growers. Bell County Expo. Jan. 25th, 2011.

Murray, S.C.*, and T. Isakeit. 2011. Aflatoxin in Corn. Presentation to 40 growers. Row Crop Update & CEU Seminar. Navarro County Exposition Center. Jan. 28th, 2011.

2011-Posters

Murray, S.C.* 2011. Effective recombination in plant breeding and linkage mapping populations: testing models and mating schemes. The Maize Genetics Conference. St. Charles, IL.

Murray, S.C.*, M. Kolomiets, T. Isakeit, and G.D. De La Fuente. 2011. Improving drought tolerance and aflatoxin resistance in maize; education, extension, and translational breeding via altered lipid metabolism. USDA awardees meeting - Plant and Animal Genome Conference.

Barrero-Farfan, I. D.*, S.C. Murray, D. Pietsch, and S. Labar. 2011. Metanalysis of the texas corn crop testing program. NAPB Annual Meeting; College Station, TX 5/13-25/2011

De La Fuente, G.N.*, I. Barrero-Farfan, S.C. Murray, M. Kolomiets, T. Isakeit, and Y.S. Park. 2011 Improving drought tolerance and aflatoxin resistance in maize via altered lipid metabolism. NAPB Annual Meeting; College Station, TX 5/13-25/2011

Felderhoff, T.J.*, W.L. Rooney, S.C. Murray, A.Sharma, P.E. Klein, M. Hamblin, and W. Vermerris. 2011. QTLs for energy related traits in a sweet x grain RIL sorghum population. NAPB Annual Meeting; College Station, TX 5/13-25/2011

Mahan, A.*, S.C. Murray, L. Rooney, and K. Crosby. 2011. Analysis of diverse colored maize lines (blue, red, purple) for food corn breeding. NAPB Annual Meeting; College Station, TX 5/13-25/2011

Wilborn, J.C.*, and S.C. Murray. 2011. Calibration development for whole corn grain phosphorus, crude protein, starch and fat content utilizing near infrared spectroscopy. NAPB Annual Meeting; College Station, TX 5/13-25/2011

Hague, S*., E. Runge, S. Feagley, J. Aitkenhead-Peterson, C. Morgan, S. Murray, J. Foster, R. Vesey. 2011. Study abroad programs in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Texas A&M University. ASA/CSSA/SSSA. 10/16-19/2011

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/SSA. 10/16-19/2011

Washburn, J. D., S. Murray, B. Burson, R. Jessup*. 2011. Dissecting the genetics of rhizomatousness: towards sustainable food, forage, and bioenergy. ASA/CSSA/SSA. 10/16-19/2011

2011-Popular press

Bontz, S.* 2011. To make a perennial corn. The Land Report 99 (a publication from non-profit The Land Institute, Salina, KS; about my program and others). Spring 2011.

2010

2010-Publications

Glover, J.D.*, J.P. Reganold, L.W. Bell, J. Borevitz, E.C. Brummer, E.S. Buckler, C.M. Cox, T.S. Cox, T.E. Crews, S.W. Culman, L.R. DeHaan, D. Eriksson, B.S. Gill, J. Holland, F. Hu, B.S. Hulke, A.M.H. Ibrahim, W. Jackson, S.S. Jones, S.C. Murray, A.H. Paterson, E. Ploschuk, E.J. Sacks, S. Snapp, D. Tao, D.L. Van Tassel, L.J. Wade, D.L. Wyse, and Y. Xu. 2010. Perennial questions of hydrology and climate response (Letter). Science 330: 33-34.

Glover,  J.D.*,  J.P. Reganold, L.W. Bell, J. Borevitz, E.C. Brummer, E.S. Buckler, C.M. Cox, T.S. Cox, T.E. Crews, S.W. Culman, L.R. DeHaan, D. Eriksson, B.S. Gill, J. Holland, F. Hu, B.S. Hulke, A.M.H. Ibrahim, W. Jackson, S.S. Jones, S.C. Murray, A.H. Paterson, E. Ploschuk, E.J. Sacks, S. Snapp, D. Tao, D.L. Van Tassel, L.J. Wade, D.L. Wyse, Y. Xu. 2010. Increased Food and Ecosystem Security via Perennial Grains. Science 328:1638-1639.

Isakeit, T.*, S.C. Murray, and K. Mayfield. 2010. Efficacy of Afla-Guard (Aspergillus flavus NRRL 21882) to control aflatoxin on corn in Burleson County, Texas, 2009.  Plant Disease Management Reports 4:FC081.

Pietsch D.*, J.M. Blumenthal, S. Labar, and S. Murray. 2010. Corn Performance Tests in Texas. Texas AgriLife SCS-2010-10

Murray, S.C.*, W. Xu, K.L. Mayfield. 2010. Identifying maize germplasm with extremely late flowering and photoperiod sensitivity in Texas. Maize Gen. News. V.84

Murray, S.C.* In press. Differentiation of seed, sugar, and biomass-producing genotypes in Saccharinae species. In A.H. Paterson (ed.) Genetics and Genomics of the Saccharinae. Springer

2010-Talks

Murray, S.C.* 2010. Effective Recombination in Plant Breeding and Linkage Mapping Populations: Testing Models and Mating Schemes. ASA-CSSA-SSA Meeting. Long Beach, CA.

Murray, S.C.*, 2010. Pre-harvest aflatoxin contamination in Texas. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Aflatoxin Meeting.  Washington DC. 6/17/2010. (invited talk)

Murray, S.C.*, J. Betran, K.L. Mayfield, T. Isakeit, G. Odvody, W. Xu, W.L. Rooney, M. Kolomiets, M.P. Williams, M. Warburton, and G. Windham. 2010. Near infrared spectroscopy detection of aflatoxin contamination in maize: improving breeding  and testing throughput. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Aflatoxin Meeting. Seattle WA, 3/9/2010. (invited talk)

2010-Posters

Murray, S.C.*, M. Kolomiets T. Isakeit, K.L. Mayfield. 2010. Improving Drought Tolerance and Aflatoxin Resistance in Maize via Altered Lipid Metabolism, Education, Extension, and Translational Breeding. USDA Awardees meeting at PAG. (Invited Poster)

Murray, S.C.* 2010. Modeling Effective Recombination in Breeding and Mapping Populations for Increasing Crop Improvement Gain and QTL Mapping Resolution. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. (Poster)

Stalcup, M.*, S.C. Murray, S. Hague, D. Hayes, 2010. “Evaluating Rapid Drought Tolerance Screening Assays for Maize” Texas AgriLife Conference; January 11-15; College Station, TX. 

 

2009

Mayfield, K.L.*, S.C. Murray, T. Isakeit, G. Odvody, W.L. Rooney. 2009. QTL for Reducing Preharvest Aflatoxin Accumulations in Hybrid Testcrosses. Poster - Reducing Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn Conference. Mississippi State University, Oct. 27&28.

Mayfield, K.L., S.C. Murray, T. Isakeit, G. Odvody, W.L. Rooney. 2009. Confirmation of QTL for Reducing Preharvest Aflatoxin Accumulations in Hybrid Testcrosses. Poster - Maize Genetics Conference. St. Charles, IL

Murray, S.C.*, W.L. Rooney, M.T. Hamblin, S.E. Mitchell, and S. Kresovich. 2009. Sweet sorghum diversity and association mapping for brix and height. Plant Genom. 2:48-62.

Murray, S.C.*, T. Isakeit, J. Awika, D. Baltensperger, Y. Deng, J. Dixon, T. Herrman, K.L. Mayfield, M. Kolom iets, G. Odvody, T. Phillips, W. Xu. 2009. “Multidisciplinary Approaches to Reduce the Impact of Aflatoxin on Corn in Texas”.  21st Annual Texas Plant Protection Conference, Bryan, December 2&3.

Murray, S.C.* 2009. Ongoing research to reduce aflatoxin contamination of corn. Southwest Farm Press Dec. 15th

Murray, S.C.* 2009. Breeding and Genetic Improvement of Maize for Reducing Aflatoxin Contamination. Invited talk. Reducing Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn Conference. Mississippi State University, Oct. 27&28.

Murray, S.C.*, K.L. Mayfield, M.B. Stalcup, T. Isakeit. 2009. Quantitative Genetics and Maize Breeding for Texas. Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee National Meeting. (Poster)

Murray, S.C.*, W.L. Rooney, M.T. Hamblin, S.E. Mitchell, and S. Kresovich. 2009. Genetic Diversity Within Sweet Sorghum and Association Mapping. Maize Genetics Meeting. St. Charles, IL

Pietsch D.*, J.M. Blumenthal, S. Labar, K.L. Mayfield, and S. Murray. 2009. Corn Performance Tests in Texas. Texas AgriLife SCS-2009-18

Stalcup, M.*, S.C. Murray, S. Hague, D. Hayes, K.L. Mayfield. 2009. “Epicuticular Wax as a Predictor of Drought Tolerance in Inbred and Hybrid Maize” Sigma Xi Annual Meeting. Houston, TX.  21st Annual Texas Plant Protection Conference, Bryan, 12/ 2009

Stalcup, M., S.C. Murray, S. Hague, D. Hayes, K.L. Mayfield. 2009. “Epicuticular Wax as a Predictor of Drought Tolerance in Inbred and Hybrid Maize” Sigma Xi Annual Meeting. Houston, TX. 

Wang, M.L., C. Zhu, N.A. Barkley, Z. Chen, J.E. Erpelding, S.C. Murray, M.R. Tuinstra, T. Tesso, G.A. Pederson and J. Yu. 2009. Genetic diversity and population structure analysis of accessions in the US historic sweet sorghum collection. Theor. Appl. Genet. 120:13-23.

 

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