Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Hayes, C.M., Huang, Y., Tesso, T. 2013. Enhancement of cold tolerance in sorghums. 2013 Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, August 28-30, 2013, Lubbock, Texas. p. 22.
Gitz, D.C., Xin, Z., Baker, J.T., Lascano, R.J. 2012. Comparison if seepage rates in playa lakes in grassland and cropland basins, Texas High Plains[abstract]. National Ground Water Association. December 4-7, 2012. Las Vegas, NV.
Gitz, D.C., Xin, Z., Baker, J.T., Lascano, R.J. 2012. Biomass Accretion and Yield of Erect Leafed and Conventional Sorghum at Low and High Population Densities[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. October 21-25, 2012. Cincinnati, OH. Paper No. 362-5.
Burke, J.J., Chen, J., Burow, G.B., Rosenow, D., Mechref, Y., Payton, P.R., Xin, Z. 2013. Leaf dhurrin content is a quantitative measure of the level of pre- and post-flowering drought tolerance in sorghum. Crop Science. 53(3):1056-1065.
Sattler, S.E., Palmer, N.A., Saballos, A., Greene, A.M., Xin, Z., Sarath, G., Vermerris, W., Pedersen, J.F. 2012. Identification and characterization of 4 missense mutations in brown midrib 12 (Bmr12); the caffeic O-methyltranferase (COMT) of sorghum. BioEnergy Research. 5: 855-865. DOI 10.1007/s12155-012-9197.
Saballos, A., Sattler, S.E., Sanchez, E., Foster, T., Xin, Z., Kang, C., Pedersen, J.F., Vermerris, W. 2012. Sorghum Brown midrib 2 (Bmr2) gene encodes the major 4-coumarate Coenzyme A ligase involved in lignin synthesis. Plant Journal. 70:818-830.
Xin, Z., Wang, M.L., Chopra, S., Wang, P. 2013. Gene Mutagensis Systems and Resources for the Saccharinae. In: Patterson, A.H., editor. Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models. New York, NY:Springer Publishing Company. 11:p. 169-185.
Chen, J., Xu, W., Xin, Z. 2011. Development of drought and/or heat tolerant crop varieties, an adaptation approach to mitigate impact of climate change on agriculture [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p. 121.
Burow, G.B., Xin, Z., Chopra, R., Swaroop, S., Burow, M. 2011. Next generation transcriptome sequencing of the high oleic peanut Cultivar OLin and Identification of SNPs between cultivars.. American Peanut Research and Education Society Proceedings, July 11-14, 2011, San Antonio, Texas. p. 51.
Vermerris, W., Saballos, A., Felderoff, T., Mitchell, S., Rooney, W., Murray, S., Kresovich, S., Pedersen, J.F., Sattler, S.E., Xin, Z. 2011. Genetic dissection of bioenergy traits in sorghum. Meeting Abstract presented at Genomic Science Contractor-Grantee Workshop/USDA-DOE Plant Feedstock Genomics for Bioenergy Awardee Meeting, April 10-13, 2011. Published online at https://www.orau.gov/gtl2011/abstracts/vermerris_wilfred.pdf.
Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Franks, C., Xin, Z. 2011. Genetic Dissection of Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Sorghum. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. January 15-19, 2011. San Diego, Califonia. Paper No. W540.
Baek, D., Jiang, J., Chung, J., Chen, J., Xin, Z., Shi, H. 2011. Regulated AtHKT1 gene expression by a distal enhancer element and DNA methylation in the promoter plays an important role in salt tolerance. Plant Cell Physiology. 52(1):149-161.
Vermerris, W., Saballos, A., Kresovich, S., Murray, S., Rooney, W., Pedersen, J.F., Sattler, S.E., Xin, Z. 2010. Genetic Dissection of Bioenergy Traits in Sorghum. Abstract presented at 32nd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals in Clearwater, FL, April 19-22, 2010. URL: www.http://sim.confex.com/sim/32nd/webprogrampreliminary/Paper15145.html
Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Franks, C., Xin, Z., Tesso, T., O'Rear, J. 2010. Early season cold tolerance in sorghum. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting, October 31-November 4, 2010, Long Beach, California. Paper No. 195-2.
Chen, J., Mahan, J.R., Payton, P.R., Xu, W., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2009. Drought tolerance evaluation in maize germplasms: A field study [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA. November 1-5, 2009, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CDROM.
Lu, C., Xin, Z., Ren, Z., Miquel, M., Browse, J. 2009. An enzyme regulating triacylglycerol composition is encoded by the ROD1 gene of Arabidopsis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106(44):18837-18842.
Burow, G.B., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J., Franks, C.D. 2009. Genetic Enhancement of Cold Tolerance in Sorghum: Mapping of QTL's for early season cold tolerance[abstract]. Great Plains Sorghum Conference. August 11-12, 2009, Amarillo, Texas. CDROM.
Xin, Z., Aiken, R., Burke, J.J. 2009. Variation in Transpiration Efficiency in Sorghum[abstract]. Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists Branch Meeting. February 27, 2009, Austin, Texas.
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2009. Harnessing the sorghum genome sequence:development of a genome-wide microsattelite (SSR) resource for swift genetic mapping and map based cloning in sorghum[abstract]. 2009 Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America. February 25-28, 2009, Grapevine, Texas. CDROM.
Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J., Franks, C.D. 2009. Sorghum TILLING population-A community resource for sorghum improvement. Corn and Sorghum Improvement [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. Paper No. 25020.
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z., Payton, P.R. 2008. Genetic mapping and characterization of an epicuticular wax (bloom) gene SbBI, in sorghum bicolor[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA. New Orleans, LA. November 4-8, 2007.
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z., Acosta Martinez, V. 2009. Molecular mapping and characterization of BLMC, a locus for profuse wax (bloom) and enhanced cuticular features of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 118:423-431.
Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2008. Roles of FtsH protease in choloroplast biogensis and protection of photosystems from high temperatures stress in higher plants[abstract]. Plant Biology 2008. June 26-July 2, 2008, Merida, Mexico. CDROM.
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2008. Short leaf mutation and modified plant architecture as potential traits for improving biomass and abiotic stress tolerance in sorghum[abstract]. 2008 Pan American Congress on Plants & Bioenergy. June 22-25, 2008, Merida, Mexico. CDROM.
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z. 2008. Genetic mapping of Sbbmc, a major locus controlling the profuse wax trait of sorghum[abstract]. Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologist. Shreveport, LA. March 1-3, 2008.
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z. 2008. Map-Based Cloning of Sbbmc, a Major Locus Controlling the Profuse Wax Trait of Sorghum: a Case Study in Unlocking the Abiotic Stress Tolerance of Sorghum bicolor via Integrated Physiological and Genomic Approaches[abstract]. International Meeting on Molecular Mapping and Marker Assisted Selection in Plants. February 3-6, 2008, Vienna, Austria. CDROM.
Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2007. The conserved role of FtsH11 protease in protection of photosynthetic system from high temperature stress in higher plants[abstract]. 14th International Congress on Photosynthesis. Glasgow, Scotland. July 22-27, 2007.
Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2007. FtsH11 Proteases play a critical role in high temperature stress tolerance in plants [abstract]. Plant Biology and Botany 2007 Joint Congress, July 7-11, 2007, Chicago, Illinois. CD-ROM
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z. 2007. Genetic and Physiological Analysis of an Irradiated Bloomless Mutant (Epicuticular Wax Mutant) of Sorghum[abstract]. Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biology. Mobile, Alabama. March 3-5, 2007.
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z. 2007. Genetic and physiological analysis of an irradiated bloomless mutant (epicuticular wax mutant) of sorghum [abstract]. 25th Biennial Grain Sorghum Research and Utilization Conference, January 14-16, 2007, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. p. 46-47.
Xin, Z., Wang, M.L., Barkley, N.L., Franks, C.D., Burow, G.B., Pederson, G.A., Burke, J.J. 2007. Development of a TILLING Population for Sorghum Functional Genomics[abstract]. Plant Genome Conference. San Diego, California. January 13-17, 2007.
Xin, Z., Aiken, R. 2006. Variation in Transpiration Efficiency among 400 Randomly Selected Sorghum Accessions[abstract]. The Biology of Transpiration: From Guard Cells to Globe. Snobird, Utah. October 10-14, 2006.
Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Xu, C., Velten, J.P. 2006. Characterization of the arabidopsis thermosensitive mutant ATTS02 reveals an important role for galactolipids in thermotolerance. Plant Cell and Environment. 29(7):437-1448.
Xin, Z., Chen, J. 2006. Extraction of Genomic DNA from Plant Tissue. In: Kieleczawa, J., Editor. DNA Sequencing II: Optimizing Preparation and Cleanup. 2nd Edition. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. p. 47-59.
Gitz, D.C., Payton, P.R., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z. 2004. Stomatal distribution and gas exchange of sorghum lines with contrasting water-use efficiencies [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. 2004 CDROM.
Chen, J., Xin, Z. 2004. Identification of metabolites associated with freezing tolerance in constitutively freezing tolerant mutants of arabidopsis[abstract]. International Congress on Plant Metabolomics. Paper No. 62.
Xin, Z., Chen, J., Browse, J. 2004. Characterizarion of constitutively freezing tolerant mutants of arabidopsis suggests a critical role of proline in cold acclimation [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Paper No. 136.