Works (38)

Updated: May 23rd, 2024 05:05

2024 article

"Field-grown soybean shows genotypic variation in physiological and seed composition responses to heat stress during seed development" (vol 195, 104768, 2022)

Ortiz, A. C., De Smet, I., Sozzani, R., & Locke, A. M. (2024, April). ENVIRONMENTAL AND EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, Vol. 220.

By: A. Ortiz*, I. De Smet*, R. Sozzani n & A. Locke n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 20, 2024

2023 journal article

Changes in the herbicide sensitivity and competitive ability of <i>Abutilon theophrasti</i> over 28 years: Implications for hormesis and weed evolution

Pest Management Science, 79(10), 4048–4056.

author keywords: weed evolution; hormesis; competition; herbicide tolerance; velvetleaf
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that weeds can rapidly evolve increased competitive ability and the results indicated the possibility of changes in glyphosate hormesis over time. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: June 14, 2023

2023 journal article

Characterizing atrazine, mesosulfuron-methyl, and topramezone bioavailability in North Carolina soils using greenhouse bioassays

AGROSYSTEMS GEOSCIENCES & ENVIRONMENT, 6(2).

By: S. Ramanathan n, T. Gannon n, A. Locke n & W. Everman n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: May 22, 2023

2023 journal article

Density, not tillage, increases soybean protein concentration in some southeastern US environments

Agronomy Journal, 115(4), 1867–1876.

By: K. Epie*, P. Bauer*, K. Stone* & A. Locke n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: June 26, 2023

2023 journal article

Functional annotation of proteins for signaling network inference in non-model species

Nature Communications, 14(1).

By: L. Van den Broeck n, D. Bhosale n, K. Song n, C. Fonseca de Lima*, M. Ashley n, T. Zhu*, S. Zhu*, B. Van De Cotte* ...

TL;DR: A multi-layer neural network that determines protein functionality directly from the protein sequence is developed that shows generalization and scalability and extends to Oryza sativa, Zea mays, Sorghum bicolor, and Triticum aestivum. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 5, 2023

2023 journal article

No-till imparts yield stability and greater cumulative yield under variable weather conditions in the southeastern USA piedmont

Field Crops Research, 292, 108811.

By: C. Mathers n, J. Heitman n, A. Huseth n, A. Locke n, D. Osmond n & A. Woodley n

author keywords: Conservation tillage; No -till; Climate change; Yield stability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: July 10, 2023

2023 article proceedings

Optimal Brain Dissection in Dense Autoencoders: Towards Determining Feature Importance in -Omics Data

Presented at the 2023 IEEE 5th International Conference on BioInspired Processing (BIP).

Event: 2023 IEEE 5th International Conference on BioInspired Processing (BIP)

TL;DR: This paper introduced Optimal Brain Dissection (OBD), an innovative methodology designed to examine the importance of first-layer connections in a biology-inspired autoencoder, aiming to understand the relative importance of connections for autoencoder performance. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 25, 2024

2023 journal article

Rapid evolution of competitive ability in giant foxtail (<i>Setaria faberi</i>) over 34 years

Weed Science, 71(1), 59–68.

author keywords: Cell wall; competition; Darwin; directional selection; invasiveness; natural selection; replacement series; resurrection; weediness; transcription factor
TL;DR: This is the first study providing direct in situ evidence of rapid directional evolution of competitive ability in a plant species and the results suggest that agricultural systems can exert enough pressure to cause evolutionary adaptations of complex life-history traits, potentially increasing weediness and invasiveness. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 25, 2023

2023 article

Views of RNAi approaches for weed management in turfgrass systems

Ethridge, S. R., Grieger, K., Locke, A. M., Everman, W. J., Jordan, D. L., & Leon, R. G. (2023, July 10). WEED SCIENCE, Vol. 7.

By: S. Ethridge n, K. Grieger n, A. Locke*, W. Everman n, D. Jordan n & R. Leon n

author keywords: Acceptance; adoption; biotechnology; control; perception; pest
TL;DR: The need for new herbicides to balance weed control challenges and public demands is a central factor for turfgrass managers' willingness to use RNAi-based weed control in turfgrass systems. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: July 10, 2023

2022 journal article

Atrazine, mesosulfuron‐methyl, and topramezone persistence in North Carolina soils

Agronomy Journal, 114(2), 1068–1079.

By: S. Ramanathan n, T. Gannon n, W. Everman n & A. Locke n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 24, 2022

2022 journal article

Crop physiological considerations for combining variable-density planting to optimize seed costs and weed suppression

Weed Science, 70(6), 687–697.

author keywords: Integrated weed management; optimization model; planting density
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: November 12, 2022

2022 journal article

Field-grown soybean shows genotypic variation in physiological and seed composition responses to heat stress during seed development

Environmental and Experimental Botany, 195, 104768.

By: A. Ortiz*, I. De Smet*, R. Sozzani n & A. Locke n

author keywords: Photosynthesis; V-cmax; Respiration; Yield; Seed composition
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: March 14, 2022

2022 journal article

Nitrogen fertilizer effects on soybean physiology, yield components, seed yield and protein content in the Southeastern United States

Journal of Plant Nutrition, 46(3), 462–472.

By: K. Epie*, P. Bauer*, K. Stone* & A. Locke n

author keywords: biological nitrogen fixation; nitrogen fertilizer application; seed protein; seed yield; soybean
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 1, 2022

2022 journal article

Response of Maize, Cotton, and Soybean to Increased Crop Density in Heterogeneous Planting Arrangements

Agronomy, 12(5), 1238.

By: S. Ethridge n, A. Locke n, W. Everman n, D. Jordan n & R. Leon n

author keywords: best management practices; crop growth and development; crop ecology; cotton; maize; soybean; weed management
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: May 27, 2022

2021 journal article

The membrane-localized protein kinase MAP4K4/TOT3 regulates thermomorphogenesis

Nature Communications, 12(1).

By: L. Vu*, X. Xu*, T. Zhu*, L. Pan*, M. van Zanten*, D. de Jong*, Y. Wang*, T. Vanremoortele* ...

MeSH headings : Acclimatization / genetics; Acclimatization / physiology; Arabidopsis / genetics; Arabidopsis / growth & development; Arabidopsis / physiology; Arabidopsis Proteins / genetics; Arabidopsis Proteins / physiology; Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Transcription Factors / genetics; Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Transcription Factors / physiology; Brassinosteroids / metabolism; Gene Expression Regulation, Plant; Phosphorylation; Phytochrome B / genetics; Phytochrome B / physiology; Plant Development / genetics; Plant Development / physiology; Plant Growth Regulators / physiology; Plants, Genetically Modified; Protein Serine-Threonine Kinases / genetics; Protein Serine-Threonine Kinases / physiology; Signal Transduction; Temperature
TL;DR: The authors show that the mitogen activated protein kinase TOT3 regulates thermomorphogenesis in both wheat andArabidopsis and modifies brassinosteroid signaling in Arabidopsis to contribute to ensuring food security under a changing climate. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: July 6, 2021

2020 journal article

Drought Stress Detection Using Low-Cost Computer Vision Systems and Machine Learning Techniques

IT Professional, 22(3), 27–29.

By: P. Ramos-Giraldo n, C. Reberg-Horton n, A. Locke*, S. Mirsky* & E. Lobaton n

author keywords: Agriculture; Stress; Machine learning; Computer vision; Loss measurement; Stress measurement; Cameras
TL;DR: A low-cost automated drought detection system using computer vision coupled with machine learning algorithms that document the drought response in corn and soybeans field crops and predicts the drought status of crop plants with more than 80% accuracy. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: June 22, 2020

2020 journal article

Flood resilience loci <i>SUBMERGENCE 1</i> and <i>ANAEROBIC GERMINATION 1</i> interact in seedlings established underwater

Plant Direct, 4(7).

By: R. Alam*, M. Hummel*, E. Yeung*, A. Locke*, J. Ignacio*, M. Baltazar*, Z. Jia*, A. Ismail*, E. Septiningsih*, J. Bailey‐Serres*

TL;DR: Interactions between AG1/TPP7 and SUB1/SUB1A‐1 could impact seedling establishment if paddy depth is not effectively managed after direct seeding, and other processes. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 15, 2024

2020 journal article

Increased nitrogen fixation and remobilization may increase seed protein without a yield penalty in a soybean introgression line

Journal of Crop Improvement, 35(4), 486–507.

By: A. Locke n & M. Ramirez*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 8, 2024

2020 journal article

Leaf gas exchange recovery of soybean from water-deficit stress

Journal of Crop Improvement, 34(6), 785–799.

By: P. Rosas-Anderson n, T. Sinclair n, A. Locke n, T. Carter n & T. Rufty n

author keywords: Fraction transpirable oil water (FTSW); gas exchange; photosynthesis; transpiration; vapor pressure deficit (VPD); water-deficit stress
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: November 30, 2020

2020 article proceedings

Low-cost Smart Camera System for Water Stress Detection in Crops

Presented at the 2020 IEEE SENSORS.

By: P. Ramos-Giraldo n, S. Reberg-Horton n, S. Mirsky*, E. Lobaton n, A. Locke*, E. Henriquez n, A. Zuniga n, A. Minin n

Event: 2020 IEEE SENSORS

TL;DR: The development of a smart camera system to detect drought stress in corn and soybean crops and achieves an accuracy of 74% with the embedded machine learning algorithm when classifying water stress in soybeans is outlined. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: February 10, 2023

2019 journal article

Registration of USDA‐N6003LP Soybean Germplasm with Low Seed Phytate

Journal of Plant Registrations, 13(3), 427–432.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: October 28, 2019

2019 journal article

The Ionome of a Genetically Diverse Set of Wild Soybean Accessions

Crop Science, 59(5), 1983–1991.

By: E. Taliercio n, A. Scaboo*, I. Baxter* & A. Locke n

TL;DR: The average concentrations of many elements were higher in the wild soybean than domesticated soybean and also varied among maturity groups, which may be used by breeders to improve seed composition of soybean. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: September 30, 2019

2018 journal article

Field‐grown soybean transcriptome shows diurnal patterns in photosynthesis‐related processes

Plant Direct, 2(12).

By: A. Locke n, R. Slattery* & D. Ort*

Contributors: A. Locke n & D. Ort*

TL;DR: A diurnal overview of the transcriptome for an economically important field‐grown crop and a basis for identifying pathways that could eventually be tailored to optimize diurnal regulation of carbon gain are provided. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 29, 2019

2018 journal article

Rice SUB1A constrains remodelling of the transcriptome and metabolome during submergence to facilitate post-submergence recovery

Plant, Cell & Environment, 41(4), 721–736.

By: A. Locke n, G. Barding*, S. Sathnur*, C. Larive* & J. Bailey‐Serres*

author keywords: abiotic stress; energy sensing; ethylene-responsive transcription factor; hypoxia; metabolism; SUBMERGENCE1A; trehalose-6-phosphate
MeSH headings : Adaptation, Physiological; Gene Expression Profiling; Gene Expression Regulation, Plant; Metabolome / genetics; Metabolomics; Oryza / genetics; Oryza / metabolism; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Plant Shoots / metabolism; Transcription Factors / genetics; Transcription Factors / metabolism; Transcriptome / genetics
TL;DR: New evidence is provided of convergent signalling pathways critical to the rapidly reversible management of carbon and nitrogen metabolism in submergence resilient rice that are supported by dynamics in trehalose-6-phosphate and mRNAs encoding key enzymes and signalling proteins, which were modulated by SUB1A. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Simulated heat waves during maize reproductive stages alter reproductive growth but have no lasting effect when applied during vegetative stages

Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 240, 162–170.

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 15, 2024

2016 journal article

Intensifying drought eliminates the expected benefits of elevated carbon dioxide for soybean

Nature Plants, 2(9).

By: S. Gray*, O. Dermody*, S. Klein*, A. Locke*, J. McGrath*, R. Paul*, D. Rosenthal*, U. Ruiz-Vera* ...

TL;DR: This eight-year study used precipitation manipulation and year-to-year variation in weather conditions at a unique open-air field facility to show that the stimulation of soybean yield by elevated [CO2] diminished to zero as drought intensified. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 8, 2024

2015 journal article

Diurnal depression in leaf hydraulic conductance at ambient and elevated [CO2] reveals anisohydric water management in field-grown soybean and possible involvement of aquaporins

Environmental and Experimental Botany, 116, 39–46.

By: A. Locke* & D. Ort*

Contributors: A. Locke* & D. Ort*

TL;DR: Diurnal fluctuations in K leaf and Ψ leaf suggest that mid-day K leaf depression was driven primarily by cavitation at increasing xylem water tensions, but that aquaporins are also likely involved in diurnal regulation of soybean leaf water status. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 29, 2019

2015 journal article

Heat waves imposed during early pod development in soybean (<i><scp>G</scp>lycine max</i>) cause significant yield loss despite a rapid recovery from oxidative stress

Global Change Biology, 21(8), 3114–3125.

TL;DR: This study shows that short high-temperature stress events that reduce photosynthesis and increase oxidative stress resulted in significant losses to soybean production in the Midwest, U.S. and suggests that to mitigate heat wave-induced yield loss, soybean needs improved reproductive and photosynthetic tolerance to high but increasingly common temperatures. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 15, 2024

2014 journal article

Leaf hydraulic conductance declines in coordination with photosynthesis, transpiration and leaf water status as soybean leaves age regardless of soil moisture

Journal of Experimental Botany, 65(22), 6617–6627.

By: A. Locke* & D. Ort*

TL;DR: Field and chamber studies show a decline in leaf hydraulic conductance as soybean leaves age that is independent of decreases in soil moisture. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 8, 2024

2013 journal article

Soybean leaf hydraulic conductance does not acclimate to growth at elevated [CO2] or temperature in growth chambers or in the field

Annals of Botany, 112(5), 911–918.

By: A. Locke*, L. Sack*, C. Bernacchi* & D. Ort*

TL;DR: Leaf hydraulic and leaf gas exchange responses to these two climate change factors were not strongly linked in soybean, although gs responded to [CO2] and increased temperature as previously reported. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 8, 2024

2011 journal article

Over-expressing the C3 photosynthesis cycle enzyme Sedoheptulose-1-7 Bisphosphatase improves photosynthetic carbon gain and yield under fully open air CO2fumigation (FACE)

BMC Plant Biology, 11(1).

By: D. Rosenthal*, A. Locke*, M. Khozaei*, C. Raines*, S. Long* & D. Ort*

TL;DR: Results provide proof of concept that increasing content and activity of a single photosynthesis enzyme can enhance carbon assimilation and yield of C3 crops grown at [CO2] expected by the middle of the 21st century. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 8, 2024

journal article

Heat waves alter reproductive growth in maize without long term effects on photosynthesis and plant water status

Anna Locke

Source: ORCID
Added: March 29, 2019

journal article

Heat waves imposed during early pod development in soybean (Glycine max) cause significant yield loss despite a rapid recovery from oxidative stress

Anna Locke

TL;DR: This study shows that short high-temperature stress events that reduce photosynthesis and increase oxidative stress resulted in significant losses to soybean production in the Midwest, U.S. and suggests that to mitigate heat wave-induced yield loss, soybean needs improved reproductive and photosynthetic tolerance to high but increasingly common temperatures. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 29, 2019

journal article

Intensifying drought eliminates the expected benefits of elevated carbon dioxide for soybean

Anna Locke

TL;DR: This eight-year study used precipitation manipulation and year-to-year variation in weather conditions at a unique open-air field facility to show that the stimulation of soybean yield by elevated [CO2] diminished to zero as drought intensified. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 29, 2019

journal article

Leaf hydraulic conductance declines in coordination with photosynthesis, transpiration and leaf water status as soybean leaves age regardless of soil moisture

Anna Locke

TL;DR: Field and chamber studies show a decline in leaf hydraulic conductance as soybean leaves age that is independent of decreases in soil moisture. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 29, 2019

journal article

Over-expressing the C3 photosynthesis cycle enzyme Sedoheptulose-1-7 Bisphosphatase improves photosynthetic carbon gain and yield under fully open air CO2 fumigation (FACE)

Anna Locke

TL;DR: Results provide proof of concept that increasing content and activity of a single photosynthesis enzyme can enhance carbon assimilation and yield of C3 crops grown at [CO2] expected by the middle of the 21st century. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 29, 2019

journal article

Rice SUB1A constrains remodeling of the transcriptome and metabolome during submergence to facilitate post-submergence recovery

Anna Locke

MeSH headings : Adaptation, Physiological; Gene Expression Profiling; Gene Expression Regulation, Plant; Metabolome / genetics; Metabolomics; Oryza / genetics; Oryza / metabolism; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Plant Shoots / metabolism; Transcription Factors / genetics; Transcription Factors / metabolism; Transcriptome / genetics
TL;DR: New evidence is provided of convergent signalling pathways critical to the rapidly reversible management of carbon and nitrogen metabolism in submergence resilient rice that are supported by dynamics in trehalose-6-phosphate and mRNAs encoding key enzymes and signalling proteins, which were modulated by SUB1A. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 29, 2019

journal article

Soybean leaf hydraulic conductance does not acclimate to growth at elevated [CO2] or temperature in growth chambers and or the field

Anna Locke

TL;DR: Leaf hydraulic and leaf gas exchange responses to these two climate change factors were not strongly linked in soybean, although gs responded to [CO2] and increased temperature as previously reported. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 29, 2019

Employment

Updated: February 5th, 2024 10:46

2016 - present

USDA Agricultural Research Service Raleigh, NC, US
Research Plant Physiologist Soybean & Nitrogen Fixation Research Unit

2016 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Adjunct Assistant Professor Crop and Soil Sciences

2013 - 2016

University of California, Riverside Riverside, CA, US
Postdoctoral Researcher Botany and Plant Sciences

Education

Updated: February 5th, 2024 11:01

2008 - 2013

University of Illinois Urbana, IL, US
Ph.D. Plant Biology

2004 - 2008

Truman State University Kirksville, MO, US
B.S. Biology

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