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Agricultural Research Service

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Robert L Brown
Food and Feed Safety Research
Research Plant Pathologist

Phone: (504) 286-4359
Fax: (504) 286-4419
Room 2129
1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD.
BLDG 001 SRRC
NEW ORLEANS, LA, 70124

Projects
Control of Aflatoxin Production by Targeting Aflatoxin Biosynthesis
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420814
Developing Resistance to Aflatoxin through Seed-Based Technologies
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420817
Identification and Evaluation of Proteins/Genes Associated with Aflatoxin-Resistance in Soybean and Maize
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421141
DEVELOPMENT OF RAPID, NON-DESTRUCTIVE HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGING METHODOLOGY TO MEASURE FUNGAL GROWTH AND AFLATOXIN CONTAMINATION
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 417999
Identification of Novel Sources of Resistance to Ear Rot and Aflatoxin Accumulation in Corn
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 419071
Development of Rapid, Non-Destructive Hyperspectral Imaging Methodology to Measure Fungal Growth and Aflatoxin Contamination
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 424686
Identification of Gene Markers in Aflatoxin-Resistant Maize Lines Developed Through the IITA-USDA-SRRC COLLABORATION
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 423249

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Co-inoculating of aflatoxigenic and non-aflatoxigenic strains of Aspergillus flavus to study fungal invasion, colonization, and competition in maize kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hruska, Z., Rajasekaran, K., Yao, H., Kincaid, R., Darlington, D., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2014. Co-inoculating of aflatoxigenic and non-aflatoxigenic strains of Aspergillus flavus to study fungal invasion, colonization, and competition in maize kernels. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5:122. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00122.
Historical accounts of George Washington Carver's contributions to the study of fungi and fungal diseases of plants in the southestern United States - (Abstract Only) - (21-Feb-14)
Hyperspectral image classification and development of fluorescence index for single corn kernels infected with Aspergillus flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Kincaid, R., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2013. Hyperspectral image classification and development of fluorescence index for single corn kernels infected with Aspergillus flavus. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(5):1977-1988.
Breeding aflatoxin resistant maize lines using recent advances in technologies-a review - (Review Article)
Brown, R.L., Menkir, A., Chen, Z-Y., Bhatnagar, D., Yu, J., Yao, H., Cleveland, T.E. 2013. Breeding aflatoxin resistant maize lines using recent advances in technologies-a review. Food Additives & Contaminants. Part A, (30)8:1382-1391.
Fluorescence imaging spectroscopy (FIS) for comparing spectra from corn ears naturally and artificially infected with aflatoxin producing fungus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hruska, Z., Yao, H., Kincaid, R., Darlington, D., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2013. Fluorescence imaging spectroscopy (FIS) for comparing spectra from corn ears naturally and artificially infected with aflatoxin producing fungus. Journal of Food Science. (78)8:1313-1320.
Detecting corn inoculated with toxigenic and atoxigenic fungal strains with fluorescence hyperspectral imagery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Kincaid, R., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2013. Detecting corn inoculated with toxigenic and atoxigenic fungal strains with fluorescence hyperspectral imagery. Biosystems Engineering. 115:125-135.
Evaluation of resistance to aflatoxin contamination in kernels of maize genotypes using a GFP-expressing Aspergillus flavus strain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rajasekaran, K., Sickler, C.M., Brown, R.L., Cary, J.W., Bhatnagar, D. 2013. Evaluation of resistance to aflatoxin contamination in kernels of maize genotypes using a GFP-expressing Aspergillus flavus strain. World Mycotoxin Journal. 6(2):151-158.
Development of maize host resistance to aflatoxigenic fungi - (Book / Chapter)
Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E., Chen, Z.-Y., Menkir, A. 2013. Development of maize host resistance to aflatoxigenic fungi. In: Prof. Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh (Ed.). Aflatoxins - Recent Advances and Future Prospects. ISBN: 978-953-51-0904-4. InTech, Available: http://www.intechopen.com/books/aflatoxins-recent-advances-and-future-prospects/development-of-maize-host-resistance-to-aflatoxigenic-fungi.
Utilizing fluorescence hyperspectral imaging to differentiate corn inoculated with toxigenic and atoxigenic fungal strains - (Proceedings)
Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Kincaid, R., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2012. Utilizing fluorescence hyperspectral imaging to differentiate corn inoculated with toxigenic and atoxigenic fungal strains. In: Proceedings of 2012 SPIE Conference, April 24-25, 2012, Baltimore, Maryland. p 8369-10.
SVM-based feature extraction and classification of aflatoxin contaminated corn using fluorescence hyperspectral data - (Proceedings) - (09-Apr-12)
Transcriptional profiles uncover Aspergillus flavus-induced resistance in maize kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, M., Brown, R.L., Chen, Z., Menkir, A., Yu, J., Bhatnagar, D. 2011. Transcriptional profiles uncover Aspergillus flavus-induced resistance in maize kernels. Toxins. 3(7):766-786.
Identification of gene markers in aflatoxin-resistant maize germplasm for marker-assisted breeding - (Book / Chapter)
Brown, R.L., Menkir, A., Chen, Z.-Y., Luo, M., Bhatnagar, D. 2011. Identification of gene markers in aflatoxin-resistant maize germplasm for marker-assisted breeding. In: Guevara-Gonzalez, R.G., editor. Aflatoxins - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Rijeka, Croatia: Intech Open Access Publishers. pp 91-106.
Developing resistance to aflatoxin in maize and cottonseed - (Review Article)
Cary, J.W., Rajasekaran, K., Brown, R.L., Luo, M., Chen, Z.-Y., Bhatnagar, D. 2011. Developing resistance to aflatoxin in maize and cottonseed. Toxins. 3:678-696.
Identification of resistance-associated proteins in closely-related maize lines varying in aflatoxin accumulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jun-11)
Inverse correlation of ability to produce aflatoxin and aspergillus colonization of maize seed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ehrlich, K., Wei, Q., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D. 2011. Inverse correlation of ability to produce aflatoxin and aspergillus colonization of maize seed. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 2:486-489.
Selective principal component regression analysis of fluorescence hyperspectral image to assess aflatoxin contamination in corn - (Proceedings)
Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Kincaid, R., Ononye, A., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2011. Selective principal component regression analysis of fluorescence hyperspectral image to assess aflatoxin contamination in corn. Proceedings of IEEE 3rd Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing Conference, June 6-9, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal. No. 94.
Development of narrow-band fluorescence index for the detection of aflatoxin contaminated corn - (Proceedings)
Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Kincaid, R., Ononye, A., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2011. Development of narrow-band fluorescence index for the detection of aflatoxin contaminated corn. Proceedings of 2011 SPIE Conference, Sensing for Agriculture and Food Quality and Safety III, April 26-27, 2011, Orlando, FL. p.8027-12.
Loss of msnA a putative stress regulatory gene in Aspergillus parasiticus and Aspergillus flavus increased production of conidia aflatoxins and kojic acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, P.-K., Scharfenstein, L.L., Luo, M., Mahoney, N.E., Molyneux, R.J., Yu, J., Brown, R.L., Campbell, B.C. 2010. Loss of msnA, a putative stress regulatory gene, in Aspergillus parasiticus and Aspergillus flavus increased production of conidia, aflatoxins and kojic acid. Toxins. 3:82-104.
Using hyperspectral data in precision farming applications - (Book / Chapter) - (18-Nov-10)
Discovery and Characterization of Proteins Associated with Aflatoxin-Resistance: Evaluating Their Potential as Breeding Markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.-Y, Warburton, M., Luo, M., Menkir, A., Fakhoury, A., Bhatnagar, D. 2010. Discovery and Characterization of Proteins Associated with Aflatoxin-Resistance: Evaluating Their Potential as Breeding Markers. Toxins. 2(4):919-933.
Single Aflatoxin Contaminated Corn Kernel Analysis with Fluorescence Hyperspectral Image - (Proceedings)
Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Kincaid, R., Ononye, A., Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E. 2010. Single Aflatoxin Contaminated Corn Kernel Analysis with Fluorescence Hyperspectral Image. Proceedings of SPIE Conference "Sensing for Agriculture and Food Quality and Safety. 7676:p.13.
Spectral Angle Mapper Classification of Fluorescence Hyperspectral Image for Aflatoxin Contaminated Corn - (Proceedings)
Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Kincaid, R., Ononye, A., Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E. 2010. Spectral Angle Mapper Classification of Fluorescence Hyperspectral Image for Aflatoxin Contaminated Corn. Proceedings of IEEE 2nd Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing Conference. p. 129.
Pr10 Expression in Maize and Its Effect on Host Resistance Against Aspergillus Flavus Infection and Aflatoxin Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Z., Brown, R.L., Damann, K.E., Cleveland, T.E. 2010. PR10 expression in maize and its effect on host resistance against Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin production. Molecular Plant Pathology. 11(1):69-81.
Correlation and Classification of Single Kernel Fluorescence Hyperspectral Data with Aflatoxin Concentration in Corn Kernels Inoculated with Aspergillus flavus Spores - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Kincaid, R., Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E., Bhatnagar, D. 2010. Correlation and Classification of Single Kernel Fluorescence Hyperspectral Data with Aflatoxin Concentration in Corn Kernels Inoculated with Aspergillus flavus Spores. Journal of Food Additives & Contaminants. 27(5):701-709.
Expression and Functional Characterization of two Pathogenesis-Related Protein 10 Genes from Zea mays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xie, Y.-R., Chen, Z.-Y., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D. 2010. Expression and Functional Characterization of two Pathogenesis-Related Protein 10 Genes from Zea mays. Journal of Plant Physiology. 167(2):121-130.
Identification of Maize Breeding Markers through Investigations of Proteins Associated with Aflatoxin-Resistance - (Book / Chapter)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.-Y., Cleveland, T.E., Menkir, A., Fakhoury, A. 2009. Identification of Maize Breeding Markers through Investigations of Proteins Associated with Aflatoxin-Resistance. In Appell, M., Kendra, D.F., Trucksess, M.W. (ed.). Mycotoxin Prevention and Control in Agriculture, ACS Symposium Series, Vol. 1031. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. pp 157-165.
Automatic Detection of Aflatoxin Contaminated Corn Kernels using Dual-Band Imagery - (Proceedings)
Ononye, A.E., Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Kincaid, R., Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E. 2009. Automatic Detection of Aflatoxin Contaminated Corn Kernels using Dual-Band Imagery. Proceedings of 2009 SPIE Conference, April 13-17, 2009, Orlando, Florida. 7315:73150R-1-11.
Transgenic approaches for pre-harvest control of mycotoxin contamination in crop plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cary, J.W., Rajasekaran, K., Yu, J., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2009. Transgenic approaches for pre-harvest control of mycotoxin contamination in crop plants. World Mycotoxin Journal. 2(2):203-214.
Characterization of an Aspergillus flavus alkaline protease and its role in the infection of maize kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Z.-Y., Brown, R.L., Cary, J.W., Damann, K.E., Cleveland, T.E. 2009. Characterization of an Aspergillus flavus alkaline protease and its role in the infection of maize kernels. Journal of Toxicology Toxins Reviews. 28(2-3):187-197.
Host Genes Involved in the Interaction between Aspergillus flavus and Maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, M., Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.-Y, Cleveland, T.E. 2009. Host Genes Involved in the Interaction between Aspergillus flavus and Maize. Toxin Reviews. 28(2):118-128.
A maize trypsin inhibitor (ZmTIp) with limited activity against Aspergillus flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baker, R.L., Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.Y., Cleveland, T.E., Fakhoury, A.M. 2009. A maize trypsin inhibitor (ZmTIp) with limited activity against Aspergillus flavus. Journal of Food Protection. 72:185-188.
A maize lectin-like protein with antifungal activity against Aspergillus flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baker, R.L., Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.Y., Cleveland, T.E., Fakhoury, A.M. 2009. A maize lectin-like protein with antifungal activity against Aspergillus flavus. Journal of Food Protection. 72:120-127.
Registration of Six Tropical Maize Germplasm Lines with Resistance to Aflatoxin Contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Menkir, A., Brown, R.L., Bandyopadhyay, R., Cleveland, T.E. 2008. Registration of Six Tropical Maize Germplasm Lines with Resistance to Aflatoxin Contamination. Journal of Plant Registrations. 2:246-250
Antifungal traits of a 14 kDa maize kernel trypsin inhibitor protein in transgenic cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rajasekaran, K., Cary, J.W., Chen, Z.-Y., Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E. 2008. Antifungal traits of a 14 kDa maize kernel trypsin inhibitor protein in transgenic cotton. Journal of Crop Improvement. 22(1):1-16.
Differentiation of Toxigenic Fungi Using Hyperspectral Imagery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Kincaid, R., Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E. 2008. Differentiation of Toxigenic Fungi Using Hyperspectral Imagery. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 2:215-224
The omics tools genomics, proteomics, metabolomics and their potential for solving the aflatoxin contamination problem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhatnagar, D., Rajasekaran, K., Payne, G.A., Brown, R.L., Yu, J., Cleveland, T.E. 2008. The "omics" tools: genomics, proteomics, metabolomics and their potential for solving the aflatoxin contamination problem. World Mycotoxin Journal. 1(1):3-12.
Identifying Aflatoxin Resistance-Related Proteins/Genes Through Proteomics and RNAi Gene Silencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Z.-Y, Brown, R.L., Guo, B.Z., Menkir, A., Cleveland, T.E. 2009. Identifying Aflatoxin Resistance-Related Proteins/Genes Through Proteomics and RNAi Gene Silencing. Peanut Science. 36(1):35-41.
Molecular Approaches to Development of Resistance to Preharvest Aflatoxin Contamination - (Book / Chapter)
Bhatnagar, D., Rajasekaran, K., Cary, J.W., Brown, R.L., Yu, J., Cleveland, T.E. 2008. Molecular Approaches to Development of Resistance to Preharvest Aflatoxin Contamination. In: Leslie, J.F., Bandyopadhyay, R., and Visconti, A. (eds.) Mycotoxins: Detection Methods, Management, Public Health, and Agricultural Trade. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK:CABI Publishing. p. 257-276.
Application of biotechnology towards the enhancement of maize resistance to aflatoxin contamination by Aspergillus flavus - (Book / Chapter)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z., Menkir, A., Cleveland, T.E., Bhatnagar, D. 2008. Application of biotechnology towards the enhancement of maize resistance to aflatoxin contamination by Aspergillus flavus. In: Thangadurai, D. (ed) Crop Improvement and Biotechnology, Bioscience Publications, India. p. 57-67.
Strategies for the prevention of preharvest aflatoxin contamination of maize - (Book / Chapter)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z., Menkir, A., Cleveland, T.E., Bhatnagar, D. 2008. Strategies for the prevention of preharvest aflatoxin contamination of maize. In: Stevens, C. and Khan, V.A. (eds) Recent Advancement in Agriculture, Research Signpost, Kerala, India. p.131-150.
The Use of Neutron Tomography for the Structural Analysis of Corn Kernaels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cleveland IV, T.E., Hussey, D.S., Chen, Z.Y., Jacobson, D.L., Brown, R.L., Carter Wientjes, C.H., Cleveland, T.E., Arif, M. 2008. The Use of Neutron Tomography for the Structural Analysis of Corn Kernels. Journal of Cereal Science. 48:517-525.
Breeding Maize for Resistance to Mycotoxins at Iita - (Book / Chapter)
Menkir, A., Brown, R.L., Bandyopadhyay, R., Chen, Z.-Y., Cleveland, T.E. 2008. Breeding Maize for Resistance to Mycotoxins at IITA. 2008. In: Leslie, J.F., Bandyopadhyay, R., Visconti, A., editors. Mycotoxins: Detection Methods, Management, Public Health, and Agricultural Trade. Chapter 23. Trowbrige, UK: Cromwell Press. p. 277-286.
Genetic and Biochemical Control of Aflatoxigenic Fungi - (Book / Chapter)
Bhatnagar, D., Rajasekaran, K., Brown, R.L., Cary, J.W., Yu, J., Cleveland, T.E. 2008. Genetic and Biochemical Control of Aflatoxigenic Fungi. In: Wilson, C.L. (editor). Microbial Food Contamination. Boca Raton, Fl: CRC Press. 17:395-425.
Identification of Maize Kernel Endosperm Proteins Associated with Resistance to Aflatoxin Contamination by Aspergillus Flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Z.-Y, Brown, R.L., Damann, K.E., Cleveland, T.E. 2007. Identification of maize kernel endosperm proteins associated with resistance to aflatoxin contamination by Aspergillus flavus. Phytopathology. 97(9):1094-1103.
The Use of Crop Proteomics and Fungal Genomics in Elucidating Fungus-Crop Interactions - (Abstract Only)
Cleveland, T.E., Yu, J., Chen, Z., Brown, R.L., Cary, J.W., Rajasekaran, K., Bhatnagar, D., Campbell, B.C., Nierman, W.C., Payne, G.A. 2006. The Use of Crop Proteomics and Fungal Genomics in Elucidating Fungus-Crop Interactions. In: Proceedings of the Myco-Globe Conference, September 26-30, 2006, Bari, Italy. p. 32.
Pre-Harvest Strategies for Prevention of Mycotoxin Contamination - (Abstract Only)
Brown, R.L. 2006. Pre-Harvest Strategies for Prevention of Mycotoxin Contamination. World Mycotoxin Forum, the Third Conference, Book of Abstracts. p. 65.
A U.S.A – Africa Collaborative Strategy for Identifying, Characterizing, and Developing Maize Germplasm with Resistance to Aflatoxin Contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Menkir, A., Brown, R.L., Bandyopadhyay, R., Chen, Z.-Y., Cleveland, T.E. 2006. A U.S.A – Africa collaborative strategy for identifying, characterizing, and developing maize germplasm with resistance to aflatoxin contamination. Mycopathologia. 162:225-232.
Proteomics to Identify Resistance Factors in Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z., Menkir, A., Cleveland, T.E. 2006. Proteomics to identify resistance factors in corn. Mycotoxin Research. 22(1):22-26.
Hyperspectral Imagery for Observing Spectral Signature Change in Aspergillus Flavus - (Proceedings)
Dicrispino, K., Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Brabham, K., Lewis, D., Beach, J., Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E. 2005. Hyperspectral imagery for observing spectral signature change in Aspergillus flavus. Proceedings of SPIE. 5996:599606-1-10.
Enhancing Food Safety: Prevention of Preharvest Aflatoxin Contamination - (Review Article)
Rajasekaran, K., Bhatnagar, D., Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.-Y., Cary, J.W., Cleveland, T.E. 2005. Enhancing food safety: Prevention of preharvest aflatoxin contamination. In: Ramasamy, C., Ramanathan, S. and Dhakshinamoorthy, M., editors. Perspectives of Agricultural Research and Development. India: Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. p. 434-467.
Hyperspectral Imaging of Uvr Effects on Fungal Spectrum - (Proceedings)
Hruska, Z., Yao, H., Dicrispino, K., Brabham, K., Lewis, D., Beach, J., Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E. 2005. Hyperspectral imaging of UVR effects on fungal spectrum. Proceedings of SPIE. 5886:58860V-1-9.
Differentiation of Fungi Using Hyperspectral Imagery for Food Inspection - (Proceedings)
Yao, H., Hruska, Z., DiCrispino, K., Brabham, K., Lewis, D., Beach, J., Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E. 2005. Differentiation of fungi using hyperspectral imagery for food inspection. Proceedings of ASAE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2005, Tampa, FL. Paper No. 053127.
Proteome Analysis of Near Isogenic Maize Lines Differing in the Level of Resistance Against Aspergillus Flavus Infection/aflatoxin Production - (Abstract Only)
Chen, Z.-Y., Brown, R.L., Menkir, A., Damann, K., Cleveland, T.E. 2005. Proteome analysis of near isogenic maize lines differing in the level of resistance against Aspergillus flavus infection/aflatoxin production [abstract]. Phytopathology. 95:S19.
Identification of a Maize Kernel Pathogenesis-Related Protein and Evidence for its Involvement in Resistance to Aspergillus flavus Infection and Aflatoxin Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Z.-Y, Brown, R.L., Rajasekaran, K., Damann, K.E., Cleveland, T.E. 2006. Identification of a Maize Kernel Pathogenesis-Related Protein and Evidence for its Involvement in Resistance to Aspergillus flavus Infection and Aflatoxin Production. Phytopathology. 96(1):87-95.
Removal of aflatoxin from food and feed crops - (Book / Chapter)
Chen, Z.-Y., Rajasekaran, K., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2006. Removal of aflatoxin from food and feed crops. In: Jaiwal, P.K., Singh, R.P., editors. Plant Genetic Engineering, Metabolic Engineering and Molecular Farming II. Houston, TX: Studium Press LLC. 8:73-110.
Hyperspectral Imagery for Characterization of Different Corn Genotypes - (Proceedings)
Yao, H., Hruska, Z., Dicrispino, K., Lewis, D., Beach, J., Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E. 2004. Hyperspectral imagery for characterization of different corn genotypes. Proceedings of SPIE. 5587:144-152.
Evidence for an association in corn between stress tolerance and resistance to Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Z.-Y., Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E. 2004. Evidence for an association in corn between stress tolerance and resistance to Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin contamination. African Journal of Biotechnology. 3(12):693-699.
Identification of Aflatoxin-Resistance and Potential Markers in Maize Breeding Materials Developed in West Africa - (Abstract Only)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.-Y., Menkir, A., Cleveland, T.E. 2004. Identification of aflatoxin-resistance and potential markers in maize breeding materials developed in West Africa. In: Proceedings of the Multicrop Aflatoxin and Fumonisin Elimination and Fungal Genomics Workshop, October 25-28, 2004, Sacramento, CA. p. 43.
Molecular Aspects of Corn Resistance Mechanisms Against Aflatoxigenic Fungi - (Book / Chapter)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.-Y., Cleveland, T.E., Bhatnagar, D. 2005. Molecular aspects of corn resistance mechanisms against aflatoxigenic fungi. In: Thangdunai, D., Pullaiah, T., Balatti, P.A., editors. Genetic Resources and Biotechnology. v. 2. New Delhi, India: Regency Publications. p. 281-294.
The Role of Kernel Water Relations in Resistance to Aflatoxin Production in Corn - (Abstract Only)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z., Cleveland, T.E. 2004. The role of kernel water relations in resistance to aflatoxin production in corn. Phytopathology. 94:S11.
Identification of a Maize Kernel Stress-Related Protein and Its Effect on Aflatoxin Accumulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Z.-Y., Brown, R.L., Damann, K.E., Cleveland, T.E. 2004. Identification of a maize kernel stress-related protein and its effect on aflatoxin accumulation. Phytopathology. 94:938-945.
Identification of Natural Resistance in Corn Against Mycotoxin-Producing Fungi - (Review Article)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.-Y., Gembeh, S.V., Cleveland, T.E., Bhatnagar, D., Howard, K. 2004. Identification of natural resistance in corn against mycotoxin-producing fungi. In: Mohan, R.M. (editor). Research Advances in Food Science. Kerala, India: Global Research Network. p. 85-96.
Progress in Elucidating the Molecular Basis of the Host Plant-Aspergillus flavus Interaction: A Basis for Devising Strategies to Reduce Aflatoxin Contamination in Crops - (Book / Chapter)
Cleveland, T.E., Yu, J., Bhatnagar, D., Chen, Z.-Y., Brown, R.L., Chang, P.-K., Cary, J.W. 2005. Progress in Elucidating the Molecular Basis of the Host Plant-Aspergillus flavus Interaction: A Basis for Devising Strategies to Reduce Aflatoxin Contamination in Crops. In: Abbas, H.K., editor. Aflatoxin and Food Safety. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis. p. 167-193.
Using biotechnology to enhance host resistance to aflatoxin contaminiation of corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.-Y., Menkir, A., Cleveland, T.E. 2003. Using biotechnology to enhance host resistance to aflatoxin contamination of corn. African Journal of Biotechnology. 2:557-562.
Strategies for Eliminating Preharvest Aflatoxin Contamination of Cottonseed and Corn - (Abstract Only)
Brown, R.L., Cleveland, T.E. 2003. Strategies for eliminating preharvest aflatoxin contamination of cottonseed and corn. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Mycotoxins, November 23-25, 2003, St. Louis, Missouri. p. 20.
Investigation of Gene Effects on Alfatoxin Concentration in a Segregation Maize Population - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, H.D., Brooks, T.D., Williams, W.P., Windham, G.L., Hawkins, L.K., Luthe, D., Brown, R.L., Abbas, H.K. 2003. Investigation of gene effects on alfatoxin concentration in a segregation maize population [abstract]. 16th Annual Aflatoxin Elimination Workshop Proceedings. p. 68.
Proteins Associated with Aflatoxin-Resistance in Maize Lines from a West African Breeding Program - (Abstract Only)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.Y., Menkir, A., Cleveland, T.E. 2003. Proteins associated with aflatoxin-resistance in maize lines from a west african breeding program [abstract]. Phytopathology. 93:S12.
Elucidation of the Molecular Basis of the Host Plant-Aspergillus flavus Interaction, a Basis for Devising Strategies to Reduce Aflatoxin Contamination in Crops - (Review Article)
Cleveland, T.E., Yu, J., Bhatnagar, D., Chen, Z.-Y., Brown, R.L., Chang, P.-K., Cary, J.W. 2004. Elucidation of the molecular basis of the host plant-Aspergillus flavus interaction, a basis for devising strategies to reduce aflatoxin contamination in crops. In: Shier, W.T., Tu, A.T., Yu, C., Abbas, H.K., editors. Journal of Toxicology - Toxin Reviews. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc. 23(2,3):345-380.
Construction and Preliminary Evaluation of An Aspergillus Flavus Reporter Gene Construct As a Potential Tool for Screening Aflatoxin-Resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, R.L., Brown-Jenco, C.S., Payne, G.A., Bhatnagar, D. 2003. Construction and preliminary evaluation of an Aspergillus flavus reporter gene construct as a potential tool for screening aflatoxin-resistance. Journal of Food Protection. 66(10):1927-1931.
Molecular Biology for Control of Mycotoxigenic Fungi - (Book / Chapter)
Brown, R.L., Chen, Z.-Y., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2004. Molecular biology for control of mycotoxigenic fungi. In: Arora, D., Bridge, P., Bhatnagar, D., editors. Fungal Biotechnology in Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Applications. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc. p. 69-77.
Balancing the Benefits and Potential Risks of Using Biotechnology to Enhance Resistance in Crops to Aspergillus Flavus Infection and Aflatoxin Contamination - (Proceedings)
Cleveland, T.E., Rajasekaran, K., Cary, J.W., Chen, Z.-Y., Brown, R.L., Bhatnagar, D., Radin, J.W. 2002. Balancing the benefits and potential risks of using biotechnology to enhance resistance in crops to Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin contamination. In: Pathogenic Microorganisms and Their Toxins: A Global Perspective of Their Risk (Book Chapter). IXth International Symposium, U.S.- Japan Natural Resources Panel on Toxic Microorganisms (UJNR). p. 268-301.
Transport Across the Blood-Brain Barrier of An Antifungal Trypsin Inhibitor Isolated from Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BANKS, W.A., NIEHOFF, M.L., BROWN, R.L., CHEN, Z.Y., CLEVELAND, T.E. TRANSPORT ACROSS THE BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER OF AN ANTIFUNGAL TRYPSIN INHIBITOR ISOLATED FROM CORN. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY. 2002. V. 46(8). P. 2633-2635.
Identification of Maize Kernel Embryo Proteins Associated with Resistance to Aflatoxin Contamination Through Proteome Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CHEN, Z.Y., BROWN, R.L., DAMANN, K.E., CLEVELAND, T.E. IDENTIFICATION OF MAIZE KERNEL EMBRYO PROTEINS ASSOCIATED WITH RESISTANCE TO AFLATOXIN CONTAMINATION THROUGH PROTEOME ANALYSIS. PHYTOPATHOLOGY. 2002. V. 92. P. 1084-1094.
Location of Aspergillus Flavus and Aflatoxin Biosynthesis in Developing Ears of Corn - (Abstract Only) - (20-Nov-00)
Resistance to Aflatoxin Accumulation in Maize Inbreds Selected for Ear Rot Resistance in West and Central Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BROWN, R.L., CHEN, Z.Y., MENKIR, A., CARDWELL, K., KLING, J., WHITE, D.G. RESISTANCE TO AFLATOXIN ACCUMULATION IN MAIZE INBREDS SELECTED FOR EAR ROT RESISTANCE IN WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA. PHYTOPATHOLOGY. 2001. V. 64. P. 396-400.
A Corn Trypsin Inhibitor with Antifungal Activity Inhibits Aspergillus Flavus a-Amylase Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Sep-00)
Distribution of Antifungal Proteins in Maize Kernel Tissues Using Immunochemistry - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (21-Oct-98)
Germination Induces Accumulation of Specific Proteins and Antifungal Activities in Corn Kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Jul-97)
Protein Profiles and Antifungal Activities of Kernel Extracts from Corn Genotypes Resistant and Susceptible to Aspergillus Flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Jun-97)
Comparison of Kernel Wax from Corn Genotypes Resistant Or Susceptible to Aspergillus Flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-Jan-97)
Resistance to Aflatoxin Contamination in Maize Influenced by Relative Humidity and Kernel Germination - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-Sep-95)
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