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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Germplasm Evaluation and Enhancement
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1 - Current Personnel
2 - Germplasm Regeneration and Evaluation
3 - Genetic Characterization of Global Rice Germplasm
4 - Genetic Improvement of Grain Yield and Hybrid Rice
5 - Straighthead Disease - Germplasm and DNA Markers for Breeding
6 - Limited Arsenic Content in Rice Grain
7 - Disease Resistance and Crop Protection
8 - Rice Breeding and Nutritional Improvement
Straighthead Disease - Germplasm and DNA Markers for Breeding
 Picture showing rice panicles affected by straighthead disorder.  

Straighthead is a physiological disorder of rice that causes in-complete development of panicles and floral sterility.  

1.  Development of genetic markers linked to straighthead resistance through fine mapping in rice - 2012 PLoS ONE 7(12):e52540 http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0052540

 

2.  Genetic diversity and relatedness of rice cultivars resistant to straighthead disorder – 2010 Plant Breed 129:304-312  http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/122515825/PDFSTART

 

3.  Association mapping of straighthead disorder induced by arsenic in Oryza sativa – 2009 Plant Breed 128:551-558  http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/122419958/PDFSTART

 

4.  Soil and plant minerals associated with rice straighthead disorder induced by arsenic – 2008 Agron J 100:1655-1661 https://www.agronomy.org/publications/aj/tocs/100/6#h1-RICE

 

5.  Differential response of rice (Oryza sativa L.) germplasm to straighthead induced by arsenic – 2005 Crop Sci 45:1223-1228 https://www.crops.org/publications/cs/tocs/45/4#h1-CROP ECOLOGY, MANAGEMENT & QUALITY  

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