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Thomas E Carter
Soybean and Nitrogen Fixation Research
Research Geneticist

Phone: (919) 513-1480
Fax: (919) 856-4598
3127 LIGON ST.
RALEIGH, NC, 27607

Projects
Physiological and Breeding Approaches to Develop Stress Tolerant Soybean Varieties for Arkansas
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 422856
Development of Productive Soybeans with High Oil and Improved Fatty Acid Profiles
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423035
Development of Soybean Lines in Maturity Group Ii that have the Combination of Low Palmitic Acid, Low Linolenic Acid, and High Yield
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423039
Physiological Approaches to Develop Stress Tolerant Soybean Varieties for North Carolina
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424510
Physiological Approaches to Develop Stress Tolerant Soybean Varieties for Missouri (USB Project 1420-532-5613)
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424522
Drought Heat and Flood Tolerant Varieties for the Midwest and the South: Building on Success
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424542
Drought, Heat, and Flood Tolerant Varieties for the Midwest and South: Building on Success (Year one of 3)
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424591
Breeding and Physiological Approaches to Develop Stress Tolerant Soybean Varieties for Kansas (USB PROJECT 1420-532-5613)
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424607
Drought, Heat, and Flood Tolerant Varieties for the Midwest and South: Building on Success (Year one of 3)
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424696
Breeding Approaches to Develop Stress Tolerant Soybean Varieties for Nebraska
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424730
Breeding Approaches to Develop Stress Tolerant Soybean Varieties for Minnesota (USB Project 1420-531-5613)
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424796
Increasing the Competitiveness of U.S. Soybeans in Global Markets through Genetic Diversity, Genomics, and Plant Breeding
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424402
Development of high yielding Soybeans with High-Oleic and Low-linolenic, Low-saturates or high Stearic Fatty Acids in Seed Oil
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422595
Development of Soybeans with High Yield and Higher Seed Protein with Improved Amino Acid Composition and Low Phytate
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 420709
Development of High Yielding Soybean Cultivars and Germplasm with Higher Seed Protein Content and/or Improved Amino Acid Composition
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 424346
Drought, heat, and flood tolerant varieties for the Midwest and South: Building on Success
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426102
Characterization and Deployment of the High Stearic Acid Soybean Oil Trait
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426175
Increasing Soybean Yield with Exotic Germplasm in the South Atlantic Area
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426218
Investigating the Usefulness and Physiological Consequences of Low Phytate Soybean Meal in Poultry Diets
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421083
Develop High-Yielding Mg4-6 Soybean Cultivars/ Germplasm with High Protein, Low Phytate, and Desirable Sugars for the Meal Market
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421169

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Quantitative trait loci controlling aluminum tolerance in soybean: candidate gene and SNP marker discovery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abdel-Haleem, H., Carter Jr, T.E., Rufty, T., Boerma, R., Li, Z. 2014. Quantitative trait loci controlling aluminum tolerance in soybean: candidate gene and SNP marker discovery. Molecular Breeding. 33, pp. 851-862.
The effects of drought and herbivory on plant–herbivore interactions across 16 soybean genotypes in a field experiment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grinnan, R., Carter Jr, T.E., Johnson, M. 2013. The effects of drought and herbivory on plant–herbivore interactions across 16 soybean genotypes in a field experiment. Ecological Entomology. Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 290-302.
Effects of temperature and drought on plant-herbivore interactions in soybean (Glycine max) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, M., Carter Jr, T.E., Grinnan, R. 2013. Effects of temperature and drought on plant-herbivore interactions in soybean (Glycine max). Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 7:201-215.
Mapping of quantitative trait loci for canopy wilting trait in soybean (Glycine max L. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hussein, A., Carter Jr, T.E., Purcell, L., King, A., Ries, L., Chen, P., Schapaugh, W., Sinclair, T., Boerma, R. 2012. Mapping of quantitative trait loci for canopy wilting trait in soybean (Glycine max L.. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 125:837-846.
Grand challenges for crop science - (Other)
Lauer, J.G., Gala Bijl, C., Grusak, M.A., Baenziger, P.S., Boote, K., Lingle, S., Carter, T., Kaeppler, S., Boerma, R., Eizenga, G., Carter, P., Goodman, M., Nafziger, E., Kidwell, K., Mitchell, R., Edgerton, M.D., Quesenberry, K., Wilcox, M.C. 2012. Grand challenges for crop science. CSA News. 57:4-12.
Registration of ‘NC- Miller’ soybean with high yield and high seed oil content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burton, J.W., Miranda, L.M., Carter Jr, T.E., Bowman, D. 2012. Registration of ‘NC- Miller’ soybean with high yield and high seed oil content. Journal of Plant Registrations. 6:294-297.
The scientific grand challenges of the 21st century for the Crop Science Society of America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lauer, J., Gala Bijl, C., Grusak, M.A., Baenziger, S., Boote, K., Lingle, S.E., Carter Jr, T.E., Kaeppler, S., Boerma, R., Eizenga, G.C., Carter, P., Goodman, M., Nafziger, E., Kidwell, K., Mitchell, R., Edgerton, M.D., Quesenberry, K., Wilcox, M.C. 2012. The scientific grand challenges of the 21st century for the Crop Science Society of America. Crop Science. 52:1003-1010.
Identification of differentially expressed genes in Fiskeby III under ozone stress conditions - (Abstract Only) - (14-Nov-11)
Physiological traits contributing to differential canopy wilting in soybean under drought - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ries, L.L., Purcell, L.C., Carter Jr, T.E., Edwards, J.T., King, C.A. 2011. Physiological traits contributing to differential canopy wilting in soybean under drought. Crop Science. Vol. 52. pp. 272-281.
Genetic analysis of populations derived from matings of southern and northern soybean cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feng, L., Burton, J.W., Carter Jr, T.E., Miranda, L.M., St. Martin, S., Brownie, C. 2011. Genetic analysis of populations derived from matings of southern and northern soybean cultivars. Crop Science. 51:2479-2488.
Determining molecular responses to environmental change in soybeans - (Abstract Only)
Schlueter, J., Safari, S., Beine, J., Whaley, A., Burkey, K.O., Carter Jr, T.E. 2011. Determining molecular responses to environmental change in soybeans. Society for Economic Botany Annual Meeting. Abstract number 553.
Registration of ‘N7003CN’ maturity group VII soybean with high yield and resistance to race 2 soybean cyst nematode - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter Jr, T.E., Koenning, S., Burton, J.W., Rzewnicki, P.E., Villagarcia, M.R., Bowman, D.T., Arelli, P.R. 2011. Registration of ‘N7003CN’ maturity group VII soybean with high yield and resistance to race 2 soybean cyst nematode. Journal of Plant Registrations. 5(3):309-317.
Identifying soybean traits of interest for weed competition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Place, G.T., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Dickey, D.A., Carter Jr, T.E. 2011. Identifying soybean traits of interest for weed competition. Crop Science. Vol. 51, pp. 2642-2654.
Screening Tactics For Identifying Competitive Soybean Genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Place, G.T., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Carter Jr, T.E., Brinton, S.R., Smith, A.N. 2011. Screening Tactics For Identifying Competitive Soybean Genotypes. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. Vol. 42, Issue 21.
Effects of Soybean Seed Size on Weed Competition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Place, G.T., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Carter Jr, T.E., Smith, A.N. 2011. Effects of Soybean Seed Size on Weed Competition. Agronomy Journal. 103:175-181.
Maternal Effects on Fatty Acid Composition of Soybean Seed Oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gilsinger, J.J., Burton, J.W., Carter Jr, T.E. 2010. Maternal Effects on Fatty Acid Composition of Soybean Seed Oil. Crop Sci. 50:1874-1881.
Registration of N6202 soybean germplasm with high protein, good yield potential, large seed and diverse pedigree - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter Jr, T.E., Rzewnicki, P.E., Burton, J.W., Villagarcia, M.R., Bowman, D.T., Taliercio, E.W., Kwanyuen, P. 2010. Registration of N6202 soybean germplasm with high protein, good yield potential, large seed and diverse pedigree. Journal of Plant Registrations. 4:73-79.
A high density integrated genetic linkage map of soybean and the development of a 1,536 Universal Soy Linkage Panel for QTL mapping - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hyten, D.L., Choi, I., Song, Q., Specht, J.E., Carter Jr, T.E., Shoemaker, R.C., Hwang, E., Matukumalli, L.K., Cregan, P.B. 2001. A high density integrated genetic linkage map of soybean and the development of a 1,536 Universal Soy Linkage Panel for QTL mapping. Crop Science. 50:960-968.
Polygenic Inheritance of Canopy Wilting in Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Charlson, D.V., Bhatnagar, S., King, C.A., Ray, J.D., Sneller, C.H., Carter Jr, T.E., Purcell, L.C. 2009. Polygenic Inheritance of Canopy Wilting in Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.]. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. DOI 10.1007/s11033-009-9496-4
Foliar Resistance to Ozone Injury in the Genetic Base of U.S. and Canadian Soybean and Prediction of Resistance in Descendent Cultivars Using Coefficent of Parentage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burkey, K.O., Carter Jr, T.E. 2009. Foliar Resistance to Ozone Injury in the Genetic Base of U.S. and Canadian Soybean and Prediction of Resistance in Descendent Cultivars Using Coefficent of Parentage. Field Crops Research. 111:207-217.
Registration of ‘N8101’ small-seeded soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter Jr, T.E., Burton, J.W., Rzewnicki, P.E., Villagarcia, M.R., Fountain, M.O., Taliercio, E.W., Bowman, D. 2009. Registration of ‘N8101’ small-seeded soybean. Journal of Plant Registrations, 3:22-27.
3000 Years of Breeding for Drought Tolerance in Soybean - (Abstract Only)
Carter Jr, T.E. 2008. 3000 years of breeding for drought tolerance in soybean. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts.
Maternal Effects for Fatty Acid Composition in Soybean Seed Oil - (Abstract Only) - (10-Jun-08)
Evaluation of a Simple Method to Screen Soybean Genotypes for Salt Tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J., Smothers, S.L., Dunn, D., Villagarcia, M.R., Shumway, C.R.,Carter Jr, T.E., Shannon, G. Evaluation of a Simple Method to Screen Soybean Genotypes for Salt Tolerance. Crop Sci. 2008 48: 2194-2200.
Reaction of Drought Tolerant Soybean Genotypes to Macrophomina phaseolina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wrather, A., Shannon, G., Carter Jr, T.E., Bond, J., Rupe, J., Almeida, A. 2008. Reaction of Drought Tolerant Soybean Genotypes to Macrophomina phaseolina. Plant Health Progress.Online. doi:10.1094/PHP-2008-0618-01-RS.
Registration of Soybean Cultivar ‘n8001’ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter Jr, T.E., Burton, J.W., Fountain, M.O., Rzewnicki, P.E., Villagarcia, M.R., Bowman, D.T. 2008. Registration of soybean cultivar ‘N8001’. Journal of Plant Registrations, 2: 22-23.
Seed Nitrogen Mobilization in Soybean: Effects of Seed Nitrogen Content and External Nitrogen Fertility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naegle, E., Kwanyuen, P., Burton, J.W., Carter Jr, T.E., Rufty, T. 2008. Seed Nitrogen Mobilization in Soybean: Effects of Seed Nitrogen Content and External Nitrogen Fertility. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 31:367-379.
Registration of Soybean Cultivar ‘n7002’ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter Jr, T.E., Burton, J.W., Fountain, M.O., Rzewnicki, P.E., Villagarcia, M.R., Bowman, D.T. 2007. Registration of soybean cultivar ‘N7002’. Journal of Plant Registrations, 1:93-94.
Registration of Nc114 and Nc115 Small-Seeded Soybean Germplasm Lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter Jr, T.E., Burton, J.W., Fountain, M.O., Villagarcia, M.R., Bowman, D.T. 2007. Registration of nc114 and nc115 small-seeded soybean germplasm lines. Crop Sci. 47, p. 450.
Genotypic Variation for Three Physiological Traits Affecting Drought Tolerance in Soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hufstetler, V.E., Boerma, R., Carter Jr, T.E., Earl, H.J. 2007. Genotypic variation for three physiological traits affecting drought tolerance in soybean. Crop Sci. 47:25-35.
Registration of 'nc-Raleigh' Soybean - (Germplasm Release)
Burton, J.W., Carter Jr, T.E., Fountain, M.O., Bowman, D.T. 2006. Registration of 'nc-raleigh' soybean. Crop Sci. 46:2710-2711.
Tough Times, Tough Plants - New Soybean Genes Defend Against Drought and Other Stresses - (Proceedings)
Carter Jr, T.E., Orf, J., Purcell, L., Specht, J., Chen, P., Sinclair, T., Rufty, T. 2006. Tough times, tough plants - new soybean genes defend against drought and other stresses. American Seed Trade Association Conference Proceedings.
Interactions Between Magnesium, Calcium, and Aluminum on Soybean Root Elongation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Da Silva, I., Ferrufino, A., Sanzonowicz, C., Smyth, T.J., Israel, D.W., Carter Jr, T.E. 2005. Interactions between magnesium, calcium, and aluminum on soybean root elongation. Brazilian Soil Sciences ('Revista Brasileira de Ciencia do Solo'). 29:747-754.
The Frankenfood Myth. How Protest and Politics Threaten the Biotech Revolution - (Other)
Carter Jr, T.E. 2005. The Frankenfood Myth. How protest and politics threaten the biotech revolution. Crop Science, doi:10.2135/cropsci2005.0011br.
Registration of 'nc-Roy' Soybean - (Germplasm Release)
Burton, J.W., Carter Jr, T.E., Bowman, D.T., Huie, E.B. 2005. Registration of 'NC-Roy' soybean. Crop Science, Vol. 45:2654p.
Genetic Diversity in Crop Improvement: the Soybean Experience - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sneller, C., Nelson, R.L., Carter Jr, T.E., Cui, Z. 2005. Genetic diversity in crop improvement: the soybean experience. Journal of Crop Improvement. Vol. 15, No. 1/2 (#27/28) pp. 103-144.
Effect of Soil Ph on the Pathogenesis of Heterodera Glycines and Meloidogyne Incognita on Glycine Max Genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melakeberhan, H., Dey, J., Baligar, V.C., Carter Jr, T.E. 2005. Genetic diversity among four erythroxylum taxa assessed by aflp. Nematology, 6:585-592.
Influence of Seed Nitrogen Content on Seedling Growth and Recovery from Nitrogen Stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neagle, E.R., Burton, J.W., Carter Jr, T.E., Rufty, T.W. 2005. Influence of seed nitrogen content on seedling growth and recovery from nitrogen stress. Plant and Soil Journal. 271:328-340.
A Major Qtl Conditioning Salt Tolerance in S-100 Soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, G.J., Carter Jr, T.E., Villagarcia, M.R., Zhou, X., Li, Z., Gibbs, M.O., Boerma, H.R. 2004. A major qtl conditioning salt tolerance in s-100 soybean. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 109:1610-1619.
Biogeography, Local Adaptation, Vavilov, and Genetic Diversity in Soybean - (Proceedings)
Carter Jr, T.E., Hymowitz, T.E., Nelson, R.L. 2004. Biogeography, local adaptation, vavilov, and genetic diversity in soybean. In D. Werner (ed):Proceedings of the OECD Conference on Biological Resources & Migration. p. 47-59.
Breeding for Soybean Drought Tolerance: Update on U.S. Experience. - (Proceedings)
Orf, J.H., Hutton, S.F., Carter Jr, T.E. Breeding for soybean drought tolerance: update on u.s. experience. Proc. World Soybean Conf. VII, Fox do Iguassu, PR, Brazil, February 29-March 5, 2004. Embrapa Soybean, Londrina, P.R. Brazil. pp. 1344.
The Breeding of Specialty Soybeans for Traditional and New Soyfoods - (Proceedings)
Zhanglin, C., James, A.T., Miyazaki, S., Wilson, R.F., Carter Jr, T.E. 2004. The breeding of specialty soybeans for traditional and new soyfoods. p 264-322). Proceedings of the American Oil Chemists' Society.In Keshun (ed) Soybeans as a Functional Food.
Genetic Diversity in Soybean - (Book / Chapter)
Carter Jr, T.E., Nelson, R.L., Sneller, C., Zhanglin, C. 2004. Genetic diversity in soybean. H.R. Boerma and J.E. Specht (eds), Soybean Monograph, 3rd Edition, Am. Soc. of Agron., Madison, WI. 114 pp.
Registration of Nc113 Soybean Mapping Population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Narvel, J.M., Carter Jr, T.E., Jakkula, L.R., Bailey, M.A., Lee, S.H., Boerma, H.R. 2004. Registration of nc113 soybean mapping population. Crop Sci.44:704-706.
Recurrent Half-Sib Selection with Testcross Evaluation for Increased Oil Content in Soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feng, L., Burton, J.W., Carter Jr, T.E., Pantalone, V. 2004. Recurrent half-sib selection with testcross evaluation for increased oil content in soybean. Crop Sci. 44:63-69.
Registration of 'n7102' Soybean. - (Germplasm Release)
Carter Jr, T.E., Burton, J.W., Zhou, X., Zhanglin, C., Villagarcia, M., Fountain, M., Niewoehner, A.S., Wilder, J. 2003. Registration of 'N7102' soybean. Crop Science, Vol. 43:1128-1129.
DNA Marker Diversity among Modern North American, Chines and Japanese Soybean Cultivars - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jul-98)
Root Penetration of Artifically Compacted Hard Layers. - (Proceedings) - (02-Jul-97)
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