Publications from Project Activities



  1. Alex Greenlon, Peter L. Chang, Zehara Mohammed Damtew, Atsede Muleta, Noelia Carrasquilla-Garcia, Donghyun Kim, Hien P. Nguyen, Vasantika Suryawanshi, Christopher P. Krieg, Sudheer Kumar Yadav, Jai Singh Patel, Arpan Mukherjee, Sripada Udupa, Imane Benjelloun, Imane Thami-Alami, Mohammad Yasin, Bhuvaneshwara Patil, Sarvjeet Singh, Birinchi Kumar Sarma, Eric J. B. von Wettberg, Abdullah Kahraman, Bekir Bukun, Fassil Assefa, Kassahun Tesfaye, Asnake Fikre, and Douglas R. Cook (2019). Global-level population genomics reveals differential effects of geography and phylogeny on horizontal gene transfer in soil bacteria. PNAS July 2019.
  2. Fawcett S, Sistla S. Dacosta-Calheiros E, Kahraman A, Reznicek A, Rosenberg R, von Wettberg EJ. (2019). Tracking microhabitat temperature variation with iButton dataloggers. Applications in Plant Sciences. In press.
  3. Ortega R, et al (2019) Altered expression of an FT cluster underlies a major locus onctrolling domestication-related changes to chickpea phenology and growth habit. Frontiers in Plant Science DOI 10.3389/fpls.2019.00824.
  4. Konstantin K, Singh A, Berger J, Cook D, Aydogan A, Kahraman A, Nuzhdin S and Samsonova M (2019) Non-linear regression models for time to flowering in wild chickpea combined genetic and climatic factors. BMC Plant Biology. DOI 10.1186/s12870-019-1685-2.
  5. Shin MG, Bulyntsev SV, Chang PL, Korbu LB, Carrasquila-Garcia N, Vishnyakova MA, Samsonova MG, Cook DR and Nuzhdin SV (2019) Multi-trait analysis of domestication genes in Cicer arietinum – Cicer reticulatum hybrids with a multidimensional approach: modeling wide crosses for crop improvement. Plant Science 285: 122-131 DOI 10.1016/j.plantsci.2019.04.018.
  6. Kozlov K, Singh A, Berger J, von Wettberg EJ, Kahraman A, Aydogan A, Cook DR, Nuzhdin SV, Samsonova M. (2019). Non-linear regression models for time to flowering in wild chickpea combine genetic and climatic factors. BMC Genomics, in press.
  7. Yimer, S.M., Ahmed, S., Fininsa, C., Tadesse, N., Hamwieh, A., Cook, D.R. (2018). Distribution and factors influencing chickpea wild and root rot epidemics in Ethiopia. Crop Protection 106:150-155.
  8. Green H, Broun P, Cook D, Cooper K, Drewnowski A, Fanzo J, Moloney M, Pollard D, Sweeney G and Roulin A (2018). Healthy and Sustainable Diets. Journal for the Science of Food and Agriculture. DOI 10.1002/jsfa.8953. von Wettberg EJB, Chang PL, Başdemir F, Carrasquila-Garcia N, Korbu LB, Moenga SM, Bedada G, Greenlon A, Moriuchi KS, Singh V, Cordeiro MA, Noujdina NV, Dinegde KN, Sani SGAS, Getahun F, Vance LC, Bergmann E, Lindsay D, Mamo BE, Warschefsky EJ, Dacosta-Calheiros E, Marques E, Yilmaz MA, Cakmak A, Rose J, Migneault A, Krieg CP, Saylak S, Temel H, Friesen ML, Siler E, Akhmetov Z, Ozcelik H, Kholova J, Can J, Gaur P, Yildirim M, Sharma H, Vadez V, Tesfaye K, Fikre A Woldemedhin, Tar’an B, Aydogan A, Bukun B, Penmetsa RV, Berger J, Kahraman A, Nuzhdin SV, Cook DR (2018). Ecology and genomics of an important crop wild relative as a prelude to agricultural innovation. Nature Communications DOI 10.1038/s41467-018-02867-z.
  9. Krieg CP, Valls R, Vatland S, Gordnier J, Porter SS, Friesen ML, von Wettberg EJ. (2018). Nitrogen Fixation: Fixing the Gap Between Concept and Evidence Based Learning with Legume Biology. American Biology Teacher, in press
  10. Ogutcen E, Pandey A, Khan MK, Marques E, Penmetsa RV, Kahraman A, von Wettberg EJ. (2018). Pod shattering: A homologous series of variation underlying domestication and an avenue for crop improvement. MDPI Agronomy 8:137.
  11. Tekin M, Sari D, Catal M, Ikten C, Smykal P, Penmetsa RV, von Wettberg EJ, Toker C. 2018. Ecogeographic distribution of Cicer isauricum and environmental stresses in the native range of the species. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. DOI 10.1007/s10722-017-0509-1.
  12. Syed Gul Abbas Shah Sani, M. Farooq H. Munis, Noelia Carrasquilla-Garcia, Peter L Chang, R. Varma Penmetsa , Douglas R. Cook, Eric J. von Wettberg (2017). Exploring the genetic diversity and population structure in Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) cultivated germplasm from Pakistan. Plant Genome doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2017.08.0067.
  13. Plekhanova, E, Vishnyakova, MA, Bulyntsev, S, Chang, PL, Carrasquilla-Garcia, N., Negash, K, von Wettberg, E, Nouhdina, N, Cook, DR, Samsonova, MG, Nuzhdin, SV (2017) Genomics and phenotypic analysis of Vavilov’s historic landraces reveals the impact of environment and genomic islands of agronomic traits. Scientific Reports 7: 4816. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-05087-5.
  14. Kahraman, A., Pandey, A., Khan, M.K., Lindsay, D., Moenga, S., Vance, L., Bergmann, E., Carrasquilla-Garcia, N., Shin, M-G., Chang, P.L., von Wettberg, E.J.V., Tar’an, B., Cook, D.R. and Penmetsa, R.V. (2017) Distinct subgroups of Cicer echiospermum are associated with hybrid sterility and hybrid breakdown in interspecific crosses with cultivated chickpea. Crop Sci doi:10.2135/cropsci2017.06.0335.
  15. Bisseling T and Cook D (2017) Live on Air: Rizobium and legumes, the nitrogen fixing nodule symbiosism. In Mighty Microbes: the amazing world of microorganisms, pp 98-100. Microanaon Founation/Stitching Microcanon, The Netherlands.
  16. Mirlan Talip, Alper Adak, Abdullah Kahraman, Jens Berger, Duiygu Sari, Hatice Sari, Penmetsa RV, von Wettberg EJ, Cook, D.R. and Toker C. (2017). Agro-morphological traits of Cicer reticulatum Ladizinsky in comparison to C. echinospermum P.H. Davis in terms of potential to improve cultivated chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. DOI 10.1007/s10722-017-0587-0.
  17. Toker C, Berger J, Kahraman A, Aydogan A, Can C, Bukun B, Penmetsa RV, von Wettberg EJ, Cook DR. (2014) Cicer reticulatum Ladizinsky, progenitor of the cultivated chickpea (C. arietinum L.). Legume Perspectives, Issue 5, p26-27.
  18. R. Varma Penmetsa, Noelia Carrasquilla-Garcia, Emily M Bergmann, Lisa Vance, Brenna Castro, Mulualem T. Kassa, Birinchi K. Sarma, Subhojit Datta, Anuja Dubey, Neha Gujaria, Jong-Min Baek1, Jimmy E Woodward, Andrew D Farmer, Clarice J Coyne, Eric J.B. von Wettberg, Rajeev K Varshney, Douglas R Cook (2016) Multiple post-domestication origins of kabuli chickpea through allelic variation in a diversification-associated transcription factor. New Phytologist 211:1440-1451.
  19. Douglas R. Cook (2016). Molecular breeding in legumes for resource-poor farmers: Chickpea for Ethiopia and India. Proceedings of the FAO International Symposium on the Role of Agricultural Biotechnologies in Sustainable Food Systems and Nutrition. Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.
  20. Warschefsky, EJ, Penmetsa RV, Cook DR, and von Wettberg EJ (2014) Back to the wilds: tapping evolutionary adaptations for resilient crops through systematic hybridization with crop wild relatives, American Journal of Botany, 101:1791-1800.