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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

John E. Erpelding

Geneticist Plants


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Tapping the US historic sweet sorghum collection to identify biofuel germplasm - (Abstract Only) - (02-Nov-14)
Tapping the US sweet sorghum collection to identify biofuel germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Oct-14)
Inheritance and Molecular Mapping of Anthracnose Resistance Genes Present in Sorghum Line SC112-14 - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Jul-14)
Successful boll development after ovary damage during emasculation of upland cotton flowers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E., Stetina, S.R., Turley, R.B. 2014. Successful boll development after ovary damage during emasculation of upland cotton flowers. Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science. 6:73-76.
Inheritance and molecular mapping of anthracnose resistance gene present in the differential line PI533918 - (Abstract Only) - (15-Jan-14)
Genetics of the ovule fiberless and foliar glabrous traits in the Gossypium arboreum germplasm line in PI 529740 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E., Turley, R.B. 2013. Genetics of the ovule fiberless and foliar glabrous traits in the Gossypium arboreum germplasm line in PI 529740. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences. 3:5-8.
Assessment of genetic diversity and anthracnose disease response among Zimbabwe sorghum germplasm. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cuevas, H.E., Prom, L.K., Erpelding, J.E., Brotons, V. 2014. Assessment of genetic diversity and anthracnose disease response among Zimbabwe sorghum germplasm. Plant Breeding. DOI:10.1111/pbr.12133.
Evaluation of sorghum accessions from Ethiopia and Mali against Fusarium thapsinum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prom, L.K., Erpelding, J.E. 2013. Evaluation of sorghum accessions from Ethiopia and Mali against Fusarium thapsinum. Journal of Tropical Agriculture. 51(1-2):92-97.
Genetics of resistance to Rotylenchulus reniformis in Gossypium arboreum PI 529728 - (Abstract Only)
Erpelding, J.E., Stetina, S.R. 2013. Genetics of resistance to Rotylenchulus reniformis in Gossypium arboreum PI 529728. Journal of Nematology. 45:288-289.
Genetics of reniform nematode resistance in Gossypium arboreum germplasm line PI 529728 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E., Stetina, S.R. 2013. Genetics of reniform nematode resistance in Gossypium aboreum germplasm line PI 529728. Journal of Cotton Science. 1:48-53.
Anthracnose resistance in sorghum germplasm from the Segou Region of Mali - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2012. Anthracnose resistance in sorghum germplasm from the Segou Region of Mali. Journal of Crop Improvement. 26(3):397-414.
Response of sorghum accessions from four African countries against Colletotrichum sublineolum, causal agent of sorghum anthracnose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prom, L.K., Erpelding, J.E., Isakeit, T., Perumal, R., Cuevas, H.E. 2012. Response of sorghum accessions from four African countries against Colletotrichum sublineolum, causal agent of sorghum anthracnose. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 3(1):125-129.
Anthracnose field evaluation of sorghum germplasm from Botswana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2011. Anthracnose field evaluation of sorghum germplasm from Botswana. Plant Protection Science. 47:149-156.
Virulence and molecular genotyping studies of Sporisorium reilianum isolates in sorghum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prom, L.K., Perumal, R., Erattaimuthu, S., Erpelding, J.E., Montes-Garcia, N., Odvody, G., Greenwald, C., Jin, Z., Frederiksen, R., Magill, C. 2011. Virulence and molecular genotyping studies of Sporisorium reilianum isolates in sorghum. Plant Disease. 95:523-529.
An annotated genetic map of loblolly pine based on microsatellite and cDNA markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Echt, C.S., Saha, S., Krutovsky, K., Wimalanathan, K., Erpelding, J.E., Liang, C., Nelson, C.D. 2011. An annotated genetic map of loblolly pine based on microsatellite and cDNA markers. BioMed Central (BMC) Genetics. 12:17.
Anthracnose disease evaluation of sorghum germplasm from Honduras - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2011. Anthracnose disease evaluation of sorghum germplasm from Honduras. Gene Conserve. 10(39):42-50.
Evaluation of the Ugandan sorghum accessions for grain mold and anthracnose resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prom, L.K., Isakeit, T., Perumal, R., Erpelding, J.E., Rooney, W.L., Magill, C.W. 2011. Evaluation of the Ugandan sorghum accessions for grain mold and anthracnose resistance. Crop Protection Journal. 30(5):566-571.
Anthracnose resistance in sorghum breeding lines developed from Ethiopian germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2010. Anthracnose resistance in sorghum breeding lines developed from Ethiopian germplasm. Plant Health Progress. DOI: 10.1094/PHP.20101-11233-02-RS.
Anthracnose disease response in the Burundi sorghum germplasm collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2010. Anthracnose disease response in the Burundi sorghum germplasm collection. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America. 1(6):1119-1125.
Response of sorghum accessions from Chad and Uganda to natural infection by the downy mildew pathogen, Peronosclerospora sorghi in Mexico and the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prom, L.K., Montes-Garcia, N., Erpelding, J.E., Perumal, R., Medina-Ocegueda, S. 2010. Response of sorghum accessions from Chad and Uganda to natural infection by the downy mildew pathogen, Peronosclerospora sorghi in Mexico and the USA. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection. 117(1):2-8.
Assessment of Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Sweet Sorghum Accessions in the U.S. Germplasm Collection - (Abstract Only)
Wang, M.L., Zhu, C., Barkley, N.L., Chen, Z., Erpelding, J.E., Pederson, G.A., Yu, J. 2010. Assessment of Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Sweet Sorghum Accessions in the U.S. Germplasm Collection. Plant and Animal Genome Conference.
Anthracnose disease response for photoperiod-insensitive Ethiopian germplasm from the U.S. sorghum collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2009. Anthracnose disease response for photoperiod-insensitive Ethiopian germplasm from the U.S. sorghum collection. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 5(6):707-713.
Field assessment of anthracnose disease response for the sorghum germplasm collection from the Mopti region of Mali - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2010. Field assessment of anthracnose disease response for the sorghum germplasm collection from the Mopti region of Mali. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science 5(3):363-369.
Assessment of Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Accessions in the US Sweet Sorthum Germplasm Collection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, M.L., Zhu, C., Barkley, N.L., Chen, Z., Erpelding, J.E., Murray, S., Tesso, T., Pederson, G.A., Yu, J. 2009. Assessment of Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Accessions in the US Sweet Sorthum Germplasm Collection. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. Online DOI 10.1007/S00122-009-1155-6 120:13-23.
New sources of grain mold resistance among accessions from Sudan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prom, L.K., Erpelding, J.E. 2009. New sources of grain mold resistance among accessions from Sudan. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems. 10:457-463.
A pictorial technique for mass screening of sorghum germplasm for anthracnose (Colletotrichum sublineolum) resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prom, L.K., Perumal, R., Erpelding, J.E., Isakeit, T., Montes-Garcia, N., Magill, C.W. 2009. A pictorial technique for mass screening of sorghum germplasm for anthracnose (Colletotrichum sublineolum) resistance. Open Agriculture Journal. 3:20-25.
Response to Anthracnose Infection for a Subset of Ethiopian Sorghum Germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E., Prom, L.K. 2009. Response to anthracnose infection for a subset of ethiopian sorghum germplasm. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico. 93(3-4):195-206.
Field evaluation of anthracnose resistance for sorghum germplasm from the Sikasso region in Mali - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2008. Field evaluation of anthracnose resistance for sorghum germplasm from the Sikasso region in Mali. The Open Agriculture Journal. (2):113-120.
Field evaluation of foliar anthracnose disease response for sorghum germplasm from the Matabeleland North Province of Zimbabwe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2008. Field evaluation of foliar anthracnose disease response for sorghum germplasm from the Matabeleland North Province of Zimbabwe. African Journal of Agricultural Research. Vol 3(11), pp. 792-796.
Field evaluation of anthracnose disease response for the sorghum germplasm collection from the Kayes region of Mali - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2008. Field evaluation of anthracnose disease response for the sorghum germplasm collection from the Kayes region of Mali. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems. (8):291-296.
Evaluation of sorghum germplasm from China against Claviceps africana, causal agent of sorghum ergot - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prom, L.K., Erpelding, J.E., Montes-Garcia, N. 2008. Evaluation of sorghum germplasm from China against Claviceps africana, causal agent of sorghum ergot. Plant Health Progress (online). doi:10.1094/PHP-2008-0519-01-RS.
Sorghum germplasm resistance to anthracnose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2008. Sorghum germplasm resistance to anthracnose. The Americas Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology. 2(1):42-46.
Characterization of polymeric proteins from vitreous and floury sorghum endosperm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ioerger, B.P., Bean, S., Tuinstra, M.R., Pedersen, J.F., Erpelding, J.E., Lee, K.M., Herrman, T.J. 2007. Characterization of polymeric proteins from vitreous and floury sorghum endosperm. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 55:10232-10239.
Can Sweet Sorghum be used for Biofuel Production? - (Abstract Only)
Wang, M.L., Erpelding, J.E., Jianming, Y., Pederson, G.A. 2007. Can Sweet Sorghum be used for Biofuel Production? [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. P03001, p. 19.
Chinese sorghum germplasm evaluated for resistance to downy mildew and anthracnose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prom, L.K., Erpelding, J.E., Montes-Garcia, N. 2007. Chinese sorghum germplasm evaluated for resistance to downy mildew and anthracnose. Communications in Biometry and Crop Science. 2:26-31.
Response to anthracnose infection for a random selection of sorghum germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E., Wang, M. L. 2007. Response to Anthracnose Infection for a Random Selection of Sorghum Germplasm. Plant Pathology Journal 6(2): 127-133.
Inheritance of anthracnose resistance for the sorghum cultivar 'Redlan' - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E. 2007. Inheritance of Anthracnose Resistance for the Sorghum Cultivar Redlan. Plant Pathology Journal. 6 (2): 187-190.
Ergot Response for the Sorghum Genotype Is8525 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prom, L.K., Erpelding, J.E. 2006. Ergot response for the sorghum genotype IS8525. Plant Pathology. 5(2):216-220.
Low-Cost Conversion of the Polaroid Md-4 Land Camera to a Digital Gel Documentation System - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Porch, T.G., Erpelding, J.E. 2006. Low-cost conversion of the Polaroid MD-4 land camera to a digital gel documentation system. Journal of Biochemical and Biophysical Methods. 67:1-5.
Seed Mycoflora for Grain Mold from Natural Infection in Sorghum Germplasm Grown at Isabela, Puerto Rico and Their Association with Kernel Weight and Germination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E., and Prom, L.K. 2006. Seed Mycoflora for Grain Mold from Natural Infection in Sorghum Germplasm Grown at Isabela, Puerto Rico and their Association with Kernel Weight and Germination. Plant Pathology Journal 5(1):106-112.
Molecular Genetic Evaluation of Sorghum Germplasm Differing in Response to Fungal Diseases: Rust (Puccinia Purpurea) and Anthracnose (Collectotrichum Graminicola) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, M.L., Dean, R., Erpelding, J.E., Pederson, G.A. 2006. Molecular genetic evaluation of sorghum germplasm differing in response to fungal diseases: rust (puccinia purpurea) and anthracnose (collectotrichum graminicola). Euphytica. 148:319-330
Variation for Anthracnose Resistance Within the Sorghum Germplasm Collection from Mozambique, Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E., Prom, L.K. 2006. Variation for anthracnose resistance within the sorghum germplasm collection from Mozambique, Africa. Plant Pathology Journal 5(1)28-34.
Evaluation of the Single Kernel Characterization System (Skcs) Measurements of Sorghum Grain Attributes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bean, S., Chung, O.K., Tuinstra, M.R., Pedersen, J.F., Erpelding, J.E. 2006. Evaluation of the single kernel characterization system (SKCS) measurements of sorghum grain attributes. Cereal Chem. 83:108-113.
Preserving Large Germplasm Collections: U.S. Sorghum Collection - (Abstract Only)
Pederson, G.A., Erpelding, J.E. 2005. Preserving large germplasm collections: u.s. sorghum collection. In: Proceedings of the ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, November 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT. 2005 CDROM.
Toward Sequencing the Sorghum Genome: a Us National Science Foundation-Sponsored Workshop Report - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kresovich, S., Barbazuk, B., Bedell, J., Borrell, A., Buell, R., Burke, J.J., Clifton, S., Cordonnier-Pratt, M., Cox, S., Dahlberg, J., Erpelding, J.E., Fulton, T.M., Fulton, B., Fulton, L., Gingle, A., Goff, S., Hash, C., Huang, Y., Jordan, D., Klein, P., Klein, R.R., Magalhaes, J., McCombie, R., Moore, P.H., Mullet, J.E., Ozias-Akins, P., Paterson, A.H., Porter, K., Pratt, L., Roe, B., Rooney, W., Schnable, P., Steely, D.M., Tuinstra, M., Ware, D., Warek, U. 2005. Toward sequencing the sorghum genome: A US National Science Foundation-sponsored workshop report. Plant Physiology. 138(4):1898-1902.
Progress in Improving the U.S. Sorghum Germplasm Collection - (Abstract Only)
Pederson, G.A., Erpelding, J.E. 2005. Progress in improving the u.s. sorghum germplasm collection. Meeting Abstract. Proceedings of the 24th Biennial Grain Sorghum Research Utilization Conf. CDROM. 2005
Evaluation of Malian Sorghum Germplasm for Resistance Against Anthracnose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E., Prom, L.K. 2004. Evaluation of Malian sorghum germplasm for resistance against anthracnose. Plant Pathology Journal 3(2):65-71.
Inoculation Techniques for Identifying Resistance in Sorghum Genotypes to Sorghum Ergot - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prom, L.K., Erpelding, J.E., Isakeit, T., Montes, N. 2005. Inoculation techniques for identifying resistance in sorghum genotypes to sorghum ergot. Journal of New Seeds. 7(1):9-22.
Molecular Genetic Evaluation of Sorghum Germplasm Differing in Response to Three Fungal Diseases: Anthracnose, Grain Mold and Rust - (Abstract Only)
Wang, M.L., Dean, R., Erpelding, J.E., Pederson, G.A. 2004. Molecular genetic evaluation of sorghum germplasm differing in response to three fungal diseases: anthracnose, grain mold and rust. American Association of Plant Physiologists Proceedings. Plant Biology 2004, page 128; poster 509.
Variation in Anthracnose Resistance Within the Sudanese Sorghum Germplasm Collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erpelding, J.E., Prom, L.K., Rooney, W.L. 2005. Variation in anthracnose resistance within the Sudanese sorghum germplasm collection. Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter. v. 141. p. 11-14.
Screening the Sudanese Working Collection for Resistance to Colletotrichum Sublineolum, Causal Agent of Sorghum Anthracnose - (Proceedings)
PROM,L.K., ERPELDING,J.E., ROONEY,W.L., SCREENING THE SUDANESE WORKING COLLECTION FOR RESISTANCE TO COLLETOTRICHUM SUBLINEOLUM, CAUSAL AGENT OF SORGHUM ANTHRACNOSE, BIENNIAL GRAIN SORGHUM RESEARCH AND UTILIZATION CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, 2003.
Screening the Sudanese Working Collection for Resistance to Colletotrichum Sublineolum, Causal Agent of Sorghum Anthracnose - (Abstract Only) - (16-Feb-03)
A Compilation of Soybean Ests: Generation and Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SHOEMAKER, R.C., VODKIN, L., KEIM, P., RETZEL, E., CLIFTON, S.W., SMOLLER, D., CORYELL, V., KHANNA, A., ERPELDING, J.E., GRANGER, C.L. A COMPILATION OF SOYBEAN ESTS: GENERATION AND ANALYSIS. GENOME. 2002. v. 45. p. 329-338.
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