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Peter Balint-Kurti
Plant Science Research
Research Geneticist (Plants)

Phone: (919) 515-3516
Fax: (919) 856-4816
Room 3418
GARDNER HALL, NCSU
BOX 7616
RALEIGH, NC, 27695

Projects
Genetic Analysis of Complex Traits in Maize
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424643

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A genome-wide association study of the maize hypersensitive defense response identifies genes that cluster in related pathways - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Jun-14)
Host Resistance - (Book / Chapter) - (01-Jan-14)
Evaluation of two southern leaf blight resistance QTL for their effect on yield and disease resistance in isogenic maize hybrids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santa-Cruz, J.H., Kump, K.L., Arellano, C., Goodman, M., Krakowsky, M.D., Holland, J.B., Balint Kurti, P.J. 2014. Evaluation of two southern leaf blight resistance QTL for their effect on yield and disease resistance in isogenic maize hybrids. Crop Science. 54(3):882-894.
The Genetic Basis of Disease Resistance in Maize - (Book / Chapter)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Jamann, T., Nelson, R. 2013. The Genetic Basis of Disease Resistance in Maize. in Varshney, R., Tuberosa, R. (Ed.s) In Translational Genomics for Crop Breeding: Volume 1 - Biotic Stress, London, UK., John Wiley & Sons. p. 31-44.
Characterization of temperature and light effects on the defense response phenotypes associated with the maize Rp1-D21 gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Negeri, A., Benavente, L., Kibiti, C.M., Wang, G., Chaikam, V., Johal, G., Balint Kurti, P.J. 2013. Characterization of temperature and light effects on the defense response phenotypes associated with the maize Rp1-D21 gene. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 13:106.
A connected set of genes associated with programmed cell death implicated in controlling the hypersensitive response in maize caused by a maize auto-active resistance gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olukolu, B., Negeri, A., Dhawan, R., Venkata, B.P., Sharma, P., Garg, A., Gachomo, E., Marla, S., Chu, K., Hasan, A., Ji, J., Chintamanani, S., Green, J., Holland, J.B., Wisser, R., Shyu, C., Johal, G., Balint Kurti, P.J. 2013. A connected set of genes associated with programmed cell death implicated in controlling the hypersensitive response in maize caused by a maize auto-active resistance gene. Genetics. 193:609-620.
PhenoPhyte: A flexible affordable method to quantify visual 2D phenotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Green, J., Appel, H., Rehrig, E., Harnsomburana, J., Chang, J., Chintamanani, S., Balint Kurti, P.J., Shyu, C. 2012. PhenoPhyte: A flexible affordable method to quantify visual 2D phenotypes. Plant Physiology. 8:45.
Multivariate mixed linear model analysis of longitudinal data: an information-rich statistical technique for analyzing disease resistance data Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Veturi, Y., Kump, K., Walsh, E., Ott, O., Poland, J.A., Kolkman, J., Nelson, R., Balint Kurti, P.J., Holland, J.B., Wisser, R. 2012. Multivariate mixed linear model analysis of longitudinal data: an information-rich statistical technique for analyzing disease resistance data. Phytopathology. 102(11):1017-1025.
Virus-induced gene silencing in diverse maize lines using the Brome Mosaic virus-based silencing vector - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Benavente, L., Ding, X., Redinbaugh, M.G., Nelson, R., Balint Kurti, P.J. 2012. Virus-induced gene silencing in diverse maize lines using the Brome Mosaic virus-based silencing vector. Maydica. 57(3/4):206-214.
Application of an antibiotic resets the maize leaf phyllosphere community and increases resistance to southern leaf blight - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Stapleton, A. 2011. Application of an antibiotic resets the maize leaf phyllosphere community and increases resistance to southern leaf blight. Acta Horticulturae. 905:57-62.
Use of Mutant-Assisted Gene Identification and Characterization (MAGIC) to identify novel genetic loci that modify the maize hypersensitive response - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaikam, V., Negeri, A., Dhawan, R., Puchaka, B., Chintamanani, S., Gachomo, E.W., Zillmer, A., Doran, T., Weil, C., Balint Kurti, P.J., Johal, G. 2011. Use of Mutant-Assisted Gene Identification and Characterization (MAGIC) to identify novel genetic loci that modify the maize hypersensitive response. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 123(6):985-997.
Analysis of quantitative disease resistance to southern leaf blight and of multiple disease resistance in maize, using near-isogenic lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blecher, A., Zwonitzer, J., Santa Cruz, J., Krakowsky, M.D., Chung, C., Nelson, R., Arellano, C., Balint Kurti, P.J. 2011. Analysis of quantitative disease resistance to southern leaf blight and of multiple disease resistance in maize, using near-isogenic lines. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 124:433-445.
Targeted discovery of quantitative trait loci for resistance to northern leaf blight and other diseases of maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chung, C., Poland, J.A., Kump, K., Benson, J., Longfellow, J.M., Walsh, E.K., Balint Kurti, P.J., Nelson, R.J. 2011. Targeted discovery of quantitative trait loci for resistance to northern leaf blight and other diseases of maize. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 123:307-326.
Multivariate analysis of maize disease resistances suggests a pleiotropic genetic basis and implicates a glutathione S-transferase gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wisser, R., Kolkman, J., Patzoldt, M., Holland, J.B., Jianming, Y., Krakowsky, M.D., Nelson, R., Balint Kurti, P.J. 2011. Multivariate analysis of maize disease resistances suggests a pleiotropic genetic basis and implicates a glutathione S-transferase gene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108:7339-7344.
Mapping QTL controlling southern leaf blight resistance by combined analysis of three related recombinant inbred line populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nageri, A., Coles, N., Holland, J.B., Balint Kurti, P.J. 2011. Mapping QTL controlling southern leaf blight resistance by combined analysis of three related recombinant inbred line populations. Crop Science. 51:1571-1579.
Genome-wide association study of quantitative resistance to southern leaf blight in the maize nested association mapping population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kump, K., Bradbury, P., Buckler IV, E.S., Belcher, A., Oropeza-Rosas, M., Wisser, R., Zwonitzer, J., Kresovich, S., McMullen, M.D., Ware, D., Balint Kurti, P.J., Holland, J.B. 2011. Genome-wide association study of quantitative resistance to southern leaf blight in the maize nested association mapping population. Nature Genetics. 43:163-168.
Use of Mutant-Assisted Gene Identification and Characterization (MAGIC) to identify useful alleles for crop improvement - (Trade Journal)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Johal, G. 2011. Use of Mutant-Assisted Gene Identification and Characterization (MAGIC) to identify useful alleles for crop improvement. Information Systems for Biotechnology News Report. 01-2011:1-3.
Joint Analysis of Near Isogenic and Recombinant Inbred Line Populations Yields Precise Positional Estimates for QTL - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kump, K.L., Holland, J.B., Jung, M.T., Wolters, P., Balint Kurti, P.J. 2010. Joint Analysis of Near Isogenic and Recombinant Inbred Line Populations Yields Precise Positional Estimates for QTL. The Plant Genome. 3:142-153.
A novel genetic framework for studying response to artificial selection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wisser, R., Balint Kurti, P.J., Holland, J.B. 2011. A novel genetic framework for studying response to artificial selection. Plant Genetic Resources. 9:281-283.
The Wheat Puroindoline Genes Confer Fungal Resistance in Transgenic Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Aug-10)
Resistance loci affecting distinct stages of fungal pathogenesis in maize: use of introgression lines for QTL mapping and characterization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chung, C., Longfellow, J.M., Walsh, E.K., Kerdieh, Z., Van Esbroek, G., Balint Kurti, P.J., Nelson, R.J. 2010. Resistance loci affecting distinct stages of fungal pathogenesis in maize: use of introgression lines for QTL mapping and characterization. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 10:103.
Genetic Control of Photoperiod Sensitivity in Maize Revealed by Joint Multiple Population Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coles, N.D., McMullen, M.D., Balint Kurti, P.J., Pratt, R.C., Holland, J.B. 2010. Genetic Control of Photoperiod Sensitivity in Maize. Genetics. 184:799-812.
Identification of a Maize Locus that Modulates the Hypersensitive Defense Response, Using Mutant-Assisted Gene Identification and Characterization (MAGIC) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chintamanani, S., Hulbert, S., Johal, G., Balint Kurti, P.J. 2010. Identification of a Maize Locus that Modulates the Hypersensitive Defense Response, Using Mutant-Assisted Gene Identification and Characterization (MAGIC). Genetics. 184:813-825.
Use of an advanced intercross line population for mapping of quantitative trait loci for northern leaf blight resistance in maize and for the investigation of multiple disease resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Yang, J., Van Esbroek, G., Jung, J., Smith, M. 2010. Use of an advanced intercross line population for mapping of quantitative trait loci for northern leaf blight resistance in maize and for the investigation of multiple disease resistance. Crop Science. 50: 458-466
Maize Leaf Epiphytic Bacteria Diversity Patterns Are Genetically Correlated with Resistance to Fungal Pathogen Infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Simmons, S., Blum, J., Ballare, C., Stapleton, A. 2010. Maize Leaf Epiphytic Bacteria Diversity Patterns Are Genetically Correlated with Resistance to Fungal Pathogen Infection. Biology of Plant Microbe Interactions. 23: 473-484
Mapping Disease Resistance QTL for Three Foliar Diseases of Maize in a RIL Population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zwonitzer, J., Coles, N., Krakowsky, M.D., Holland, J.B., McMullen, M.D., Pratt, R., Balint Kurti, P.J. 2010. Mapping Disease Resistance QTL for Three Foliar Diseases of Maize in a RIL Population. Journal of Phytopathology. 100:72-79.
Maize Disease Resistance - (Book / Chapter)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Johal, G. 2009. Maize Disease Resistance. Handbook of Maize. 1 p.229-250.
Shades of gray: The world of quantitative disease resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poland, J., Balint Kurti, P.J., Wisser, R., Pratt, R., Nelson, R. 2009. Shades of gray: The world of quantitative disease resistance. Trends in Plant Science. 4:21-29.
Mining and harnessing natural variation - a little MAGIC - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johal, G., Balint Kurti, P.J., Weil, C. 2008. Mining and harnessing natural variation - a little MAGIC. Crop Science. 48:2066-2073.
Use of backcross recurrent selection and QTL mapping to identify loci contributing to southern leaf blight resistance in a highly resistant maize line - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zwonitzer, J.C., Bubeck, D.M., Bhattramakki, D., Goodman, M.M., Arellano, C., Balint Kurti, P.J. 2009. Use of backcross recurrent selection and QTL mapping to identify loci contributing to southern leaf blight resistance in a highly resistant maize line. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 118:911-925.
Identifying maize germplasm with resistance to aflatoxin accumulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, W.P., Krakowsky, M.D., Windham, G.L., Balint-Kurti, P.J., Hawkins, L.K., Henry, W.B. 2008. Identifying maize germplasm with resistance to aflatoxin accumulation. Toxin Reviews. 27:319-345.
Use of an Advanced Intercross Line Population for Precise Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for Gray Leaf Spot Resistance in Maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Zwonitzer, J., Wisser, R. 2008. Use of an Advanced Intercross Line Population for Precise Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for Gray Leaf Spot Resistance in Maize. Crop Science. 48:1696-1703.
Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci for Resistance to Southern Leaf Blight and Days to Anthesis in Two Maize Recombinant Inbred Line Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Zwonitzer, J., Wisser, R., Pe, E., Pea, G., Lee, M., Cardinal, A. 2008. Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci for Resistance to Southern Leaf Blight and Days to Anthesis in Two Maize Recombinant Inbred Line Populations. Phytopathology. 98:315-320.
Disruption of a maize 9-lipoxygenase results in increased resistance to fungal pathogens and reduced levels of contamination with mycotoxin fumonisin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, X., Shim, W., Gobel, C., Kunze, S., Feussner, I., Meeley, R., Balint Kurti, P.J., Kolomiets, M. 2007. Disruption of a maize 9-lipoxygenase results in increased resistance to fungal pathogens and reduced levels of contamination with mycotoxin fumonisin. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 20:922-933.
Precise mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for Resistance to Southern Leaf Blight, caused by Cochliobolus heterostrophus race O, using an Advanced Intercross Maize Population. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Zwonitzer, J., Wisser, R., Oropeza-Rosas, M., Holland, J.B., Szalma, S., Carson, M.L. 2007. Precise mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for Resistance to Southern Leaf Blight, caused by Cochliobolus heterostrophus race O, using an Advanced Intercross Maize Population. Genetics. 176:645-657.
Mapping Resistance to Southern Corn Rust in a Semi-Tropical Recombinant Inbred Topcross Population. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jines, M.P., Balint Kurti, P.J., Robertson-Hoyt, L.A., Molnar, T., Holland, J.B., Goodman, M.M. 2006. Mapping resistance to southern corn rust in a semi-tropical recombinant inbred topcross population.. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 114:659-667.
Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci for Resistance to Southern Leaf Blight and Days to Anthesis in a Maize Recombinant Inbred Line Population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Krakowsky, M.D., Robertson, L., Jines, M., Molnar, T., Goodman, M., Holland, J.B. 2006. Identification of quantitative trait loci for resistance to southern leaf blight and days to anthesis in a maize recombinant inbred line population. Phytopathology. 96:1067-1071.
Identification and Analysis of Maize Qtls for Resistance to Southern Leaf Blight and Gray Leaf Spot Resistance - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-06)
Registration of 9 High-Yielding Maize Germplasms Adapted for the Southern Us, Derived from Tropical by Temperate Crosse. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carson, M.L., Balint Kurti, P.J., Blanco, M.H., Duvick, S.A., Millard, M., Hudyncia, J., Goodman, M. 2006. Registration of 9 high-yielding maize germplasms adapted for the southern US, derived from tropical by temperate crosse. Crop Science. 46:1825-1826.
Qtl Mapping for Fusarium Ear Rot and Fumonisin Contamination Resistance in Two Populations of Maize (Zea Mays) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robertson, L., Jines, M., Balint Kurti, P.J., Kleinschmidt, C., White, D., Payne, G., Maragos, C.M., Holland, J.B. 2006. Qtl mapping for fusarium ear rot and fumonisin contamination resistance in two populations of maize (zea mays). Crop Science 46:1734-1743.
Identification and Analysis of Disease Resistance Loci in Maize - (Abstract Only) - (12-Dec-05)
Analysis of Quantitative Trait Loci for Resistance to Southern Leaf Blight in Juvenile Maize. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Carson, M.L. 2006. Analysis of quantitative trait loci for resistance to southern leaf blight in juvenile maize.. Phytopathology.
The Genetic Architecture of Disease Resistance in Maize: a Systhesis of Published Studies - (Review Article)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Nelson, R., Wisser, R. 2006. The genetic architecture of disease resistance in maize: a systhesis of published studies. Phytopathology.
Release of 20 Gem Breeding Families Adapted for the Southern Us - (Germplasm Release)
Balint Kurti, P.J., Blanco, M.H., Duvick, S.A., Holland, J.B., Clements, M.J., Holley, R., Carson, M.L., Goodman, M.M. 2006. Release of 20 GEM breeding families adapted for the southern US. Crop Science. 46:996-998.
The Identification and Analysis of Maize Qtls for Southern Leaf Blight and Gray Leaf Spot Resistance - (Abstract Only) - (01-Aug-05)
Towards a Molecular Understanding of Mycosphaerella/banana Interactions - (Book / Chapter)
Balint Kurti, P.J. 2004. Towards a molecular understanding of mycosphaerella/banana interactions. Book Chapter. p.147-160.
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