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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Linghe Zeng
Research Geneticist (Plants)


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Comparative genetic analysis of lint yield and fiber quality among single, three-way, and double crosses in upland cotton -
The Immature Fiber Mutant Phenotype of Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) is Linked to a 22-bp Frame-shift Deletion in a Mitochondria Targeted Pentatricopeptide Repeat Gene -
Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Zeng, L., Song, X., Delhom, C.D., Condon, T.L., Li, P., Kim, H.J. 2016. The Immature Fiber Mutant Phenotype of Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) is Linked to a 22-bp Frame-shift Deletion in a Mitochondria Targeted Pentatricopeptide Repeat Gene. G3, Genes/Genomes/Genetics. 6:1627-1633.
Mapping by sequencing in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) line MD52ne identified candidate genes for fiber strength and its related quality attributes. -
Islam, M.S., Zeng, L., Thyssen, G.N., Delhom, C.D., Kim, H.J., Li, P., Fang, D.D. 2016. Mapping by sequencing in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) line MD52ne identified candidate genes for fiber strength and its related quality attributes.. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. (2016) 129:1071-1086.
Relationships of lint yield and fiber quality with ginning rate and net ginning energy in upland cotton -
Bechere, E., Zeng, L., Hardin Iv, R.G. 2016. Relationships of lint yield and fiber quality with ginning rate and net ginning energy in upland cotton. Journal of Cotton Science. 20:31-39.
Registration of cotton germplasm line md 10-5 Reprint Icon -
Zeng, L., Manning, R.O. 2016. Registration of cotton germplasm line md 10-5. Journal of Plant Registrations. 10:47-50. doi: 10.3198/jpr2015.08.0047crg.
Combining ability of ginning rate and net ginning energy requirement in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) -
Bechere, E., Zeng, L., Hardin Iv, R.G. 2016. Combining ability of ginning rate and net ginning energy requirement in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Crop Science. 56:499-504.
Genotypic and environmental effects on cottonseed oil, nitrogen, and gossypol contents in eighteen years Regional High Quality tests -
Zeng, L., Campbell, B.T., Bechere, E., Dever, J.K., Zhang, J., Jones, A., Raper, T.B., Hague, S., Smith, W., Myers, G.O., Bourland, F. 2015. Genotypic and environmental effects on cottonseed oil, nitrogen, and gossypol contents in eighteen years Regional High Quality tests. Euphytica. 206:815-824.
Combining ability, heritability, and genotypic correlations for lint yield and fiber quality of Upland cotton in delayed planting -
Zeng, L., Pettigrew, W.T. 2015. Combining ability, heritability, and genotypic correlations for lint yield and fiber quality of Upland cotton in delayed planting. Field Crops Research. 171:176-183.
Genetics correlation and path coefficient analysis of cotton yield with some contributing quantitative and qualitative traits in Upland Cotton (Gosspypium hirsutum L.) -
Bechere, E., Zeng, L. 2014. Genetics correlation and path coefficient analysis of cotton yield with some contributing quantitative and qualitative traits in Upland Cotton (Gosspypium hirsutum L.). Journal of Crop Improvement. 28(6):852-870.
Analysis of testing locations for lint yield using National Cotton Variety Trials data -
Zeng, L. 2014. Analysis of testing locations for lint yield using National Cotton Variety Trials data. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 155.
Interactions among irrigation and nitrogen fertility regimes on Mid-South cotton production -
Pettigrew, W.T., Zeng, L. 2014. Interactions among irrigation and nitrogen fertility regimes on Mid-South cotton production. Agronomy Journal. 106:1614-1622.
Commonality analysis and selection of parents for with-in boll yield components in Upland cotton -
Zeng, L., Bechere, E., Boykin, D.L. 2014. Commonality analysis and selection of parents for with-in boll yield components in Upland cotton. Euphytica. 199:339-348.
Identification of cotton fiber quality quantitative trait loci using intraspecific crosses derived from two near-isogenic lines differing in fiber bundle strength. Reprint Icon -
Islam, M.S., Zeng, L., Delhom, C.D., Song, X., Kim, H.J., Li, P., Fang, D.D. 2014. Identification of cotton fiber quality quantitative trait loci using intraspecific crosses derived from two near-isogenic lines differing in fiber bundle strength. Molecular Breeding. 34:373-384.
Broadening the genetic base of upland cotton in U.S. cultivars: genetics variation for lint yield and fiber quality in germplasm resources -
Zeng, L. 2014. Broadening the genetic base of upland cotton in U.S. cultivars: genetics variation for lint yield and fiber quality in germplasm resources. Book Chapter. 231-246, ISBN 978-953-51-1622-6.
Genotype by environment interaction effects on lint yield of cotton cultivars across major regions in the U.S. Cotton Belt -
Zeng, L., Campbell, B.T., Dever, J.K., Zhang, J., Glass, K.M., Jones, A.S., Myers, G.O., Meredith Jr, W.R., Bourland, F.M. 2014. Genotype by environment interaction effects on lint yield of cotton cultivars across major regions in the U.S. Cotton Belt. Journal of Cotton Science. 18:75-84.
Response of obsolete and modern cotton genotypes to varying plant densities -
Pettigrew, W.T., Meredith, W.R., Zeng, L. 2013. Response of obsolete and modern cotton genotypes to varying plant densities. Journal of Cotton Science. 17:253-262.
A pilot-scale nonwoven roll goods manufacturing process reduces microbial burden to pharmacopeia acceptance levels for nonsterile hygiene applications -
Hinchliffe, D.J., De Lucca, A., Condon, B.D., O'Regan, J., Clemmons, J., Zeng, L., Byler, R.K., Reynolds, M.L., Allen Jr, H.C., Santiago Cintron, M., Madison, C.A. 2014. A pilot-scale nonwoven roll goods manufacturing process reduces microbial burden to pharmacopeia acceptance levels for nonsterile hygiene applications. Textile Research Journal. 84(5):546-558.
Assessment of the level of microbial contamination in cotton and synthetic fibers destined for the use in nonwoven applications -
Genetics of ginning efficiency and its genotypic and phenotypic correlations with agronomic and fiber traits in upland cotton -
Bechere, E., Boykin Jr, J.C., Zeng, L. 2014. Genetics of ginning efficiency and its genotypic and phenotypic correlations with agronomic and fiber traits in upland cotton. Crop Science. 54:507-513.
Assessment of the level of microbial combination in cotton and synthetic fibers destined for the use in nonwoven applications -
Genetic effect and genetic values of fiber properties in F2 and F3 hybrids between germplasm lines and high yield cultivars -
Zeng, L., Wu, J., Bechere, E. 2013. Genetic effect and genetic values of fiber properties in F2 and F3 hybrids between germplasm lines and high yield cultivars. Euphytica. 459-469.
Molecular markers associated with the immature fiber (im) gene affecting the degree of fiber cell wall thickening in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) -
Kim, H.J., Moon, H.S., Delhom, C.D., Zeng, L., Fang, D.D. 2013. Molecular markers associated with the immature fiber (im) gene affecting the degree of fiber cell wall thickening in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 126:23-31.
Germplasm for genetic improvement of lint yield in Upland cotton genetic analysis of lint yield with yield components -
Zeng, L., Wu, J. 2012. Germplasm for genetic improvement of lint yield in Upland cotton genetic analysis of lint yield with yield components. Euphytica. 187:247-261.
A new fuzzless seed locus in an upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) mutant -
Bechere, E., Turley, R.B., Auld, D.L., Zeng, L. 2012. A new fuzzless seed locus in an upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) mutant. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 3(6):799-804.
Combining ability for neps seed coat fragments and motes in Upland cotton -
Zeng, L., Bechere, E. 2012. Combining ability for neps seed coat fragments and motes in Upland cotton. Journal of Cotton Science. 16:17-26.
Relationships between SSR-based genetic distance and cotton F2 hybrid performance for lint yield and fiber properties -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2011. Relationships between SSR-based genetic distance and cotton F2 hybrid performance and heterosis. Crop Science. 51:2362-2370.
Prediction of F2 hybrid performance for lint yield and fiber quality by SSR-based genetic distance -
Zeng, L. 2011. Prediction of F2 hybrid performance for lint yield and fiber quality by SSR-based genetic distance. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. 43.
Germplasm potential for continuing improvement of fiber quality in upland cotton: combining ability for lint yield and fiber quality -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2010. Germplasm potential for continuing improvement of fiber quality in upland cotton: combining ability for lint yield and fiber quality. Crop Science. 51:60-68.
F2 hybrids of exotic germplasm and elite germplasm: combing ability for lint yield and fiber quality -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2010. F2 hybrids of exotic germplasm and elite germplasm: combing ability for lint yield and fiber quality. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. 64:14.
Neppiness in an Introgressed Population of Cotton: Genotypic Variation and Genotypic Correlation -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2010. Neppiness in an Introgressed Population of Cotton: Genotypic Variation and Genotypic Correlation. Journal of Cotton Science. 14:17-25.
Registration of four exotic germplasm lines derived from an introgressed population of cotton -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R., Campbell, B.T. 2010. Registration of four exotic germplasm lines derived from an introgressed population of cotton. Journal of Plant Registrations. 4:240-243.
Associations Among Lint Yield, Yield Components, and Fiber Properties in an Introgressed Population of Cotton -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2009. Associations Among Lint Yield, Yield Components, and Fiber Properties in an Introgressed Population of Cotton. Crop Science. 49:1647-1654
Identification of Association Between SSR Markers and Fiber Related Traits in Exotic Germplasm Derived from Multiple Crosses among Gossypium Tetraploid Species -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R., Gutierrez, O.A., Boykin, D.L. 2009. Identification of Association Between SSR Markers and Fiber Related Traits in Exotic Germplasm Derived from Multiple Crosses among Gossypium Tetraploid Species. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 119:93-103
Association Between Yield, Yield Components, and Fiber Properties Exotic Germplasm Derived from Multiple Crosses Between Gossypium hirsutum and G. barbadense -
Registration of Five Exotic Germplasm Lines of Cotton Derived From Multiple Crosses Among Gossypium Tetraploid Species -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2009. Registration of Five Exotic Germplasm Lines of Cotton Derived From Multiple Crosses Among Gossypium Tetraploid Species. Journal of Plant Registrations. 3:77-80
Identification of Association Between SSR Markers and Fiber Traits in an Exotic Germplasm Population Derived from Multiple Crosses Among Gossypium Species -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2008. Identification of Association Between SSR Markers and Fiber Traits in an Exotic Germplasm Population Derived from Multiple Crosses Among Gossypium Species. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, San Antiono, TX, January 24, 2008.
Association of SSR Markers with Cotton Yield Components and Fiber Traits Analyzed in a Polycross Population Derived from Tetraploid Species -
Evaluation of an Exotic Germplasm Population Derived From Multiple Crosses Among Gossypium Tetraploid Species -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R., Boykin, D.L., Taliercio, E. 2007. Evaluation of an Exotic Germplasm Population Derived From Multiple Crosses Among Gossypium Tetraploid Species. Journal of Cotton Science. 11:118-127.
Genome-wide transcriptional analysis of salinity stressed japonica and indica rice genotypes during panicle initiation stage -
Walia, H., Wilson, C., Zeng, L., Ismail, A.M., Condamine, P., Close, T. 2006. Genome-wide transcriptional analysis of salinity stressed japonica and indica rice genotypes during panicle initiation stage. Plant Molecular Biology. Vol 63:609-623
Yield and Fiber Quality of an Exotic Germplasm Population Derrived from Multiple Crosses Among Gossypium Tetraploid Species Assessed by Cluster Analysis -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R., Boykin, D.L. 2007. Yield and Fiber Quality of an Exotic Germplasm Population Derrived from Multiple Crosses Among Gossypium Tetraploid Species Assessed by Cluster Analysis. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Abstract of Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 9-12, 2007. New Orleans, LA.
Evaluation of an Exotic Germplasm Population Derived from Multiple Crosses Among Tetraploid Species in Grossypium -
Zeng, L., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2006. Evaluation of an Exotic Germplasm Population Derived from Multiple Crosses Among Tetraploid Species in Grossypium. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. Abstract of ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Nov 12-16, 2006. Indianapolis, Indiana.
Comparative Transcriptional Profiling of Two Contrasting Rice Genotypes under Salinity Stress during the Vegetative Growth Stage -
Walia, H., Wilson, C., Condamine, P., Liu, X., Ismail, A.M., Zeng, L., Wanamaker, S.I., Mandal, J., Xu, J., Cui, X., Close, T.J. 2005. Comparative Transcriptional Profiling of Two Contrasting Rice Genotypes under Salinity Stress during the Vegetative Growth Stage. Plant Physiology. Vol 139:822-835
ELEVATED CO2 INFLUENCES SALT TOLERANCE OF RICE -
Wilson, C., Liu, X., Zeng, L. 2005. Elevated CO2 influences salt tolerance of rice. In: Proceedings of the International Salinity Forum, Managing Saline Soils and Water: Science, Technology, and Soil Issues. April 25-27, 2005. Riverside, CA pp:481-484.
PRODUCTIVITY AND MINERAL NUTRITIONOF LIMONIUM SPECIES IRRIGATED WITH SALINE WASTEWATERS -
Grieve, C.M., Poss, J.A., Grattan, S.R., Shouse, P.J., Lieth, J.H., Zeng, L. 2005. Productivity and mineral nutritionof limonium species irrigated with saline wastewaters. Hortscience. 40(3):654-658.
RESPONSE AND CORRELATED RESPONSE OF YIELD PARAMETERS TO SELECTION FOR SALT TOLERANCE IN RICE -
Zeng, L. 2004. Response and correlated response to salt tolerance selection in rice by yield parameters. Cereal Research Communications. 32(4):477-484.
CARBON ISOTOPE DISCRIMINATION ANALYSIS AND SALT TOLERANCE OF RICE GENOTYPES -
Poss, J.A., Zeng, L., Grieve, C.M. 2004. Carbon isotope discrimination analysis and salt tolerance of rice genotypes. Cereal Research Communications. 32(3):339-346.
EXPLORATION OF RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF RICE (ORYZA SATIVA L.) SEEDLINGS UNDER SALINITY STRESS USING MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS -
Zeng, L. 2005. Exploration of relationship between physiological parameters and growth performance of rice (Oryza sativa L.) seedlings under salinity stress using multivariate analysis. Plant and Soil Journal. 268:51-59.
GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF SALT TOLERANCE IN RICE -
Zeng, L., Wilson, C., Grieve, C.M. 2004. Genetic improvement of salt tolerance in rice. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, CD-ROM, Seattle, WA.
GENETIC DIVERSITY ANALYZED BY MICROSATELLITE MARKERS AMONG RICE (ORYZA SATIVA L.) GENOTYPES WITH DIFFERENT ADAPTATIONS TO SALINE SOILS -
Zeng, L., Kwon, T.-R., Liu, X., Wilson, C., Grieve, C.M., Gregorio, G.B. 2004. Genetic diversity analyzed by microsatellite markers among rice genotypes with different adaptations to saline soils. Plant Science. 166:1275-1285.
A VOLUMETRIC LYSIMETER SYSTEM (VLS): AN ALTERNATIVE TO WEIGHING LYSIMETERS FOR PLANT-WATER RELATIONS STUDIES -
POSS, J.A., RUSSELL, W.B., SHOUSE, P.J., AUSTIN, R.S., GRATTAN, S.R., GRIEVE, C.M., LIETH, J.H., ZENG, L. 2004. A VOLUMETRIC LYSIMETER SYSTEM (VLS): AN ALTERNATIVE TO WEIGHING LYSIMETERS FOR PLANT-WATER RELATIONS STUDIES. COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONICS IN AGRICULTURE. 43:55-68.
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