Works (139)

Updated: April 8th, 2024 08:24

2024 journal article

Mitigating Illumination-, Leaf-, and View-Angle Dependencies in Hyperspectral Imaging Using Polarimetry

Plant Phenomics.

By: D. Krafft n, C. Scarboro, W. Hsieh, C. Doherty*, P. Balint-Kurti* & M. Kudenov

Source: ORCID
Added: April 1, 2024

2024 review

Natural variation in the pattern-triggered immunity response in plants: Investigations, implications and applications

[Review of ]. MOLECULAR PLANT PATHOLOGY, 25(3).

By: A. Hudson n, A. Mullens*, S. Hind*, T. Jamann* & P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: pattern-triggered immunity; plant disease resistance
TL;DR: How variation in the PTI response can be measured and how this knowledge might be utilized in the control of plant disease and in developing plant varieties with enhanced disease resistance are discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 1, 2024

2024 article

The ZmWAKL-ZmWIK-ZmBLK1-ZmRBOH4 module provides quantitative resistance to gray leaf spot in maize

Zhong, T., Zhu, M., Zhang, Q., Zhang, Y., Deng, S., Guo, C., … Xu, M. (2024, January 18). NATURE GENETICS, Vol. 1.

By: T. Zhong*, M. Zhu*, Q. Zhang*, Y. Zhang*, S. Deng*, C. Guo*, L. Xu*, T. Liu* ...

TL;DR: The role of the maize ZmWAKL–ZmWIK–ZmBLK1–ZmRBOH4 receptor/signaling/executor module in perceiving the pathogen invasion, transducing immune signals, activating defense responses and conferring increased resistance to GLS is uncovered. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 19, 2024

2023 journal article

A leucine‐rich repeat receptor kinase gene confers quantitative susceptibility to maize southern leaf blight

New Phytologist, 238(3), 1182–1197.

By: C. Chen*, Y. Zhao*, G. Tabor*, H. Nian*, J. Phillips*, P. Wolters*, Q. Yang n, P. Balint‐Kurti n

author keywords: disease resistance; leucine-rich repeat receptor kinase; maize; quantitative resistance; southern leaf blight; susceptibility gene
MeSH headings : Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / microbiology; Leucine; Ascomycota / physiology; Disease Resistance / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that a leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinase gene which is called ChSK1 (Cochliobolus heterostrophus Susceptibility Kinase 1) at qSLB3.04 causes increased susceptibility to SLB. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
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Added: February 1, 2023

2023 article

Characterization of a Host-Specific Toxic Activity Produced by Bipolaris cookei, Causal Agent of Target Leaf Spot of Sorghum

Samira, R., Lopez, L. F. S., Holland, J., & Balint-Kurti, P. J. (2023, January 16). PHYTOPATHOLOGY, Vol. 1.

By: R. Samira, L. Lopez, J. Holland & P. Balint-Kurti

author keywords: fungal pathogens; genetics; host-parasite interactions; pathogen effectors
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
Added: September 18, 2023

2023 journal article

Characterization of a host-specific toxic activity produced by Bipolaris cookei, causal agent of Target Leaf Spot of Sorghum

Phytopathology®, 113(7), 1301–1306.

By: R. Samira n, L. Samayoa n, J. Holland n & P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: fungal pathogens; genetics; host-parasite interactions; pathogen effectors
TL;DR: A significant correlation between high CF sensitivity and susceptibility to TLS is found, which suggests that the toxin produced in culture may play a role in the pathogenicity of the B. cookei in the field. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: July 31, 2023

2023 article

Characterization of integration sites and transfer DNA structures in Agrobacterium-mediated transgenic events of maize inbred B104

Neelakandan, A. K., Kabahuma, M., Yang, Q., Lopez, M., Wisser, R. J., Balint-Kurti, P., & Lauter, N. (2023, July 31). G3-GENES GENOMES GENETICS, Vol. 7.

By: A. Neelakandan*, M. Kabahuma*, Q. Yang n, M. Lopez*, R. Wisser*, P. Balint-Kurti n, N. Lauter*

author keywords: maize; T-DNA; transformation; nonhomologous end-joining; integration; Agrobacterium; genetic engineering; disease resistance; Plant Genetics and Genomics
TL;DR: A quantitative assessment of Agrobacterium-mediated T-DNA integration in maize is provided with respect to insertion site features, the genomic distribution of T- DNA incorporation, and mechanisms of integration, and the utility of the FPNI-PCR technique is demonstrated. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 5, 2023

2023 article

Effective seed sterilization methods require optimization across maize genotypes

Parnell, J. J., Pal, G., Awan, A., Vintila, S., Houdinet, G., Hawkes, C. V., … Kleiner, M. (2023, December 15).

By: J. Parnell n, G. Pal n, A. Awan n, S. Vintila n, G. Houdinet n, C. Hawkes n, P. Balint-Kurti n, M. Wagner*, M. Kleiner n

Source: ORCID
Added: December 16, 2023

2023 journal article

Exploring the relationship between pattern-triggered immunity and quantitative resistance to Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum in maize

Phytopathology®, 2.

By: A. Mullens*, A. Lipka*, P. Balint-Kurti n & T. Jamann*

author keywords: bacterial leaf streak; maize; pattern-triggered immunity; quantitative disease resistance; Xanthomonas
TL;DR: The objective of this study was to examine the genetic determinants of resistance to Xvv in maize, as well as the relationship between other defense-related traits and BLS resistance, and the correlations among BLS severity, severity for three fungal diseases, flg-22 response, hypersensitive response and auricle color. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
Added: July 31, 2023

2023 journal article

Hybrid spatial-temporal Mueller matrix imaging spectropolarimeter for high throughput plant phenotyping

APPLIED OPTICS, 62(8), 2078–2091.

By: M. Kudenov n, D. Krafft n, C. Scarboro n, C. Doherty n & P. Balint-Kurti n

MeSH headings : Multimodal Imaging; Spectrum Analysis; Plant Leaves; Zea mays
TL;DR: Results indicate that subtle variations in retardance and diattenuation versus leaf canopy position may be present before they are clearly visible in the spectral transmission, as indicated in the optimization procedure, simulations, and calibration methods. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 11, 2023

2023 article

Identification of loci conferring resistance to 4 foliar diseases of maize

Qiu, Y., Adhikari, P., Balint-Kurti, P., Jamann, T., & Mcintyre, L. (2023, December 5). (L. McIntyre, Ed.). G3-GENES GENOMES GENETICS, Vol. 12.

By: Y. Qiu*, P. Adhikari*, P. Balint-Kurti n, T. Jamann* & L. Mcintyre

Ed(s): L. McIntyre

author keywords: multiple disease resistance; maize; multivariate analysis; joint stepwise regression
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 2, 2024

2023 journal article

Manipulating the plant mycobiome to enhance resilience: Ecological and evolutionary opportunities and challenges

PLOS PATHOGENS, 19(12).

By: C. Hawkes n, X. Allen n, P. Balint-Kurti n & C. Cowger n

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 2, 2024

2023 journal article

Qmatey: an automated pipeline for fast exact matching-based alignment and strain-level taxonomic binning and profiling of metagenomes

BRIEFINGS IN BIOINFORMATICS, 24(6).

By: A. Adams*, B. Kristy*, M. Gorman*, P. Balint-Kurti n, G. Yencho n & B. Olukolu*

author keywords: metagenomics; microbiome; reduced representation sequencing; exact matching; MegaBLAST
TL;DR: An automated pipeline, quantitative metagenomic alignment and taxonomic exact matching (Qmatey), that performs a fast exact matching-based alignment and integration of taxonomic binning and profiling that interrogates large databases without using metagenome-assembled genomes, curated pan-genes or k-mer spectra. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: September 20, 2023

2023 journal article

Quantitative disease resistance: Multifaceted players in plant defense

Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 65(2), 594–610.

author keywords: biological function; durable resistance; plant defense; quantitative disease resistance (QDR)
MeSH headings : Disease Resistance / genetics; Epigenesis, Genetic; Plant Breeding; Crops, Agricultural / genetics; Genes, Plant; Plant Diseases / genetics
TL;DR: The genes that have been associated with plant QDR and their biological functions are summarized and a diversity of function for QDR genes contrasts with qualitative resistance which is often based on the actions of nucleotide-binding leucine-rich repeat (NLR) resistance proteins. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
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Added: December 1, 2022

2023 article

Special issue: Genetics of maize-microbe interactions

Balint-Kurti, P., & Wang, G.-F. (2023, May 20). MOLECULAR PLANT PATHOLOGY, Vol. 5.

By: P. Balint-Kurti n & G. Wang*

MeSH headings : Zea mays / genetics; Soil Microbiology
TL;DR: The investigation of maize– microbe interactions would seem to be a crucial area of study, and it is the subject of this special issue. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 21, 2023

2023 journal article

Two pathogen loci determine <i>Blumeria graminis

New Phytologist, 238(4), 1546–1561.

author keywords: Blumeria graminis; effector; genome-wide association study; host resistance; powdery mildew; Triticum aestivum; wheat
MeSH headings : Triticum / microbiology; Virulence / genetics; Genome-Wide Association Study; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Disease Resistance / genetics
TL;DR: A genome-wide association study was conducted to map sequence variants associated with Pm1a virulence in 216 Bgt isolates from six countries, including the U.S; a co-expression study in Nicotiana benthamiana showed that BGTE-5612 and BGT-51526 each produce a PM1A-dependent hypersensitive response. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: March 19, 2023

2022 journal article

Close encounters in the corn field

Molecular Plant, 15(5), 802–804.

By: P. Balint-Kurti n & S. Kim n

MeSH headings : Zea mays / genetics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: February 12, 2022

2022 journal article

Genome-wide association study for morphological traits and resistance to <i>Peryonella pinodes</i> in the USDA pea single plant plus collection

G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 12(9).

By: L. Martins n, P. Balint-Kurti n & S. Reberg-Horton n

Ed(s): S. Scofield

author keywords: peas; Pisum sativum; GWAS; genome-wide association study; Peryonella pinodes; Ascochyta blight; USDA-PSPP
MeSH headings : Ascomycota / pathogenicity; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genome-Wide Association Study; Peas / genetics; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; United States; United States Department of Agriculture
TL;DR: Using 53,196 single-nucleotide polymorphism markers to perform a genome-wide association study to identify genomic loci associated with variation in all the traits measured, 27 trait–locus associations were identified, 5 of which were associated with more than 1 trait. (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
Added: July 26, 2022

2022 journal article

Multistatic fiber-based system for measuring the Mueller matrix bidirectional reflectance distribution function

APPLIED OPTICS, 61(33), 9832–9842.

By: C. Scarboro n, C. Doherty n, P. Balint-Kurti n & M. Kudenov n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 12, 2022

2021 journal article

Analysis of the transcriptomic, metabolomic, and gene regulatory responses to <i>Puccinia sorghi in maize

Molecular Plant Pathology, 22(4), 465–479.

author keywords: common rust; gene regulatory network; maize; Puccinia sorghi; RNA&#8208; Seq
MeSH headings : Gene Expression Profiling; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Metabolome; Metabolomics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Puccinia / physiology; Transcriptome; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: A number of transcription factors including WRKY53, BHLH124, NKD1, BZIP84, and MYB100 were identified as potentially important signalling hubs in the resistance‐specific response of P. sorghi. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: March 1, 2021

2021 journal article

Development and Use of a Seedling Growth Retardation Assay to Quantify and Map Loci Underlying Variation in the Maize Basal Defense Response

PhytoFrontiers™, 1(3), 149–159.

By: Y. Wang n, J. Holland n & P. Balint-Kurti n

TL;DR: A simple, robust assay to quantify the PTI response in maize and to determine whether it could be used to predict levels of disease resistance and to map quantitative trait loci (QTL) for this response was developed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 3, 2021

2021 article

Fieldable Mueller matrix imaging spectropolarimeter using a hybrid spatial and temporal modulation scheme

POLARIZATION SCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING X, Vol. 11833.

By: M. Kudenov n, D. Krafft n, C. Scarboro n, C. Doherty n & P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: Mueller matrix; polarimetry; imaging; temporal; spatial; modulation; plants
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 21, 2022

2021 journal article

Maize Plants Chimeric for an Autoactive Resistance Gene Display a Cell-Autonomous Hypersensitive Response but Non–Cell Autonomous Defense Signaling

Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions®, 34(6), 606–616.

By: S. Karre n, S. Kim n, B. Kim*, R. Khangura*, S. Sermons n, B. Dilkes*, G. Johal*, P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: cell death; plant responses to pathogens; resistance genes
MeSH headings : Basidiomycota; Disease Resistance / genetics; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Leaves; Plant Proteins / genetics; Zea mays / genetics
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: July 22, 2021

2021 journal article

Microbe-dependent heterosis in maize

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(30).

By: M. Wagner*, C. Tang n, F. Salvato n, K. Clouse*, A. Bartlett n, S. Vintila n, L. Phillips*, S. Sermons n ...

author keywords: hybrid vigor; microbiome; maize; endophytes; rhizosphere
MeSH headings : Bacteria / metabolism; Fungi / physiology; Hybrid Vigor; Seedlings / growth & development; Seedlings / microbiology; Soil Microbiology; Zea mays / growth & development; Zea mays / microbiology
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: July 21, 2021

2021 journal article

Multi-Omics Analyses Reveal the Regulatory Network and the Function of ZmUGTs in Maize Defense Response

Frontiers in Plant Science, 12.

By: C. Ge*, Y. Wang*, S. Lu*, X. Zhao*, B. Hou*, P. Balint-Kurti n, G. Wang*

author keywords: disease resistance; ETI; hypersensitive response; maize; NLR; salicylic acid; UGT
TL;DR: It is discussed the possibility that ZmUGTs might be involved in defense response by regulating SA homeostasis in Rp1-D21 mt compared to the wild type (WT). (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
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Added: October 26, 2021

2021 article

The maize E3 ligase ZmCER9 specifically targets activated NLRs for degradation

Karre, S., Kim, S.-B., Selote, D., Khangura, R., Dilkes, B., Johal, G. S., & Balint-Kurti, P. (2021, May 4). (Vol. 5). Vol. 5.

By: S. Karre n, S. Kim n, D. Selote n, R. Khangura*, B. Dilkes*, G. Johal*, P. Balint-Kurti n

TL;DR: The authors have withdrawn their manuscript whilst they perform additional experiments to test some of their conclusions further, and the authors do not wish this work to be cited as reference for the project. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 5, 2021

2021 journal article

The maize ZmMIEL1 E3 ligase and ZmMYB83 transcription factor proteins interact and regulate the hypersensitive defence response

Molecular Plant Pathology, 22(6), 694–709.

author keywords: hypersensitive response; maize; proteasome; ubiquitin ligase
MeSH headings : Cell Death; Disease Resistance; Genes, Reporter; Nuclear Proteins / genetics; Nuclear Proteins / metabolism; Phylogeny; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Leaves / enzymology; Plant Leaves / genetics; Plant Leaves / immunology; Plant Leaves / physiology; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Proteasome Endopeptidase Complex; Tobacco / genetics; Tobacco / physiology; Transcription Factors / genetics; Transcription Factors / metabolism; Ubiquitin-Protein Ligases / genetics; Ubiquitin-Protein Ligases / metabolism; Zea mays / enzymology; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / immunology; Zea mays / physiology
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that ZmMIEL1 is a functional E3 ligase and that the effect of ZmmiEL1 was dependent on the proteasome but also that levels of Rp1‐D21 and RPM1D505V were not reduced when coexpressed with Zm MIEL1 in the N. benthamiana system. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: April 7, 2021

2021 journal article

Variation in Gene Expression between Two Sorghum bicolor Lines Differing in Innate Immunity Response

Plants, 10(8), 1536.

By: Y. Cui*, D. Chen*, Y. Jiang*, D. Xu*, P. Balint-Kurti n & G. Stacey*

author keywords: Sorghum bicolor; ROS; innate immunity; MAMPs; RNA-seq; gene expression
TL;DR: This work studied the MAMP triggered oxidative burst (ROS) and the transcriptional response in two Sorghum bicolor genotypes, BTx623 and SC155-14E, and defined a core set of genes associated with the sorghum MAMP transcriptionalresponse. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: July 28, 2021

2020 journal article

A CRISPR/dCas9 toolkit for functional analysis of maize genes

Plant Methods, 16(1).

By: I. Gentzel*, C. Park*, M. Bellizzi*, G. Xiao*, K. Gadhave n, C. Murphree n, Q. Yang n, J. LaMantia* ...

Contributors: I. Gentzel*, C. Park*, M. Bellizzi*, G. Xiao*, K. Gadhave n, C. Murphree n, Q. Yang n, J. Lamantia* ...

author keywords: Maize; Protoplasts; CRISPR; Cas9; Transcription activation; Transcription suppression
TL;DR: This study describes a vector toolkit for analyzing dCas9-mediated activation (CRISPRa) or inactivation ( CRISPRi) of gene expression in maize protoplasts and expects that this maize protoplast toolkit will streamline the analysis of gRNA candidates and facilitate genetic studies of important trait genes in this transformation-recalcitrant plant. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: October 26, 2020

2020 journal article

Fine-Tuning Immunity: Players and Regulators for Plant NLRs

Trends in Plant Science, 25(7), 695–713.

By: Y. Sun*, Y. Zhu*, P. Balint-Kurti n & G. Wang*

Contributors: Y. Sun*, Y. Zhu*, P. Balint-Kurti n & G. Wang*

MeSH headings : Disease Resistance; Humans; Immunity, Innate; NLR Proteins / genetics; Plant Diseases; Plant Immunity; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Plants / metabolism; Protein Domains
TL;DR: The molecular mechanisms by which NLR activities are regulated are discussed and how understanding this regulation has potential to facilitate the engineering of NLRs for crop improvement. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: July 6, 2020

2020 journal article

Genetic and Physiological Characterization of a Calcium Deficiency Phenotype in Maize

G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 10(6), 1963–1970.

By: Y. Wang n, L. Martins n, S. Sermons n & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: Y. Wang n, L. Martins n, S. Sermons n & P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: QTL; Calcium deficiency; maize
MeSH headings : Animals; Calcium; Cattle; Chromosome Mapping; Male; Phenotype; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: It is suggested that ammonium reduces the seedling’s ability to absorb calcium, which causes the Ca-deficiency phenotype, and that this trait varies among genotypes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 2, 2020

2020 journal article

Genome-wide association analysis of the strength of the MAMP-elicited defense response and resistance to target leaf spot in sorghum

Scientific Reports, 10(1).

Contributors: R. Samira n, J. Kimball*, L. Samayoa n, J. Holland n, T. Jamann*, P. Brown*, G. Stacey*, P. Balint-Kurti*

MeSH headings : Bipolaris; Chitin / immunology; Disease Resistance / genetics; Flagellin / immunology; Genome-Wide Association Study; Pathogen-Associated Molecular Pattern Molecules; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Pseudomonas syringae; Sorghum / genetics; Sorghum / immunology; Sorghum / microbiology
TL;DR: Assessment of variation in the MAMP response in sorghum, to map loci associated with this variation, and to investigate possible connections with variation in quantitative disease resistance found one strong association on chromosome 5 near a previously characterized disease resistance gene. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: January 9, 2021

2020 journal article

Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of a large, diverse population of maize near‐isogenic lines

The Plant Journal, 103(3), 1246–1255.

By: L. Morales*, A. Repka*, K. Swarts*, W. Stafstrom*, Y. He n, S. Sermons n, Q. Yang n, L. Lopez‐Zuniga n ...

Contributors: L. Morales*, A. Repka*, K. Swarts*, W. Stafstrom*, Y. He n, S. Sermons n, Q. Yang n, L. Lopez-Zuniga n ...

author keywords: near-isogenic lines; genotyping-by-sequencing; genome-wide association; allelic analysis; maize; disease resistance; flowering time; plant height; quantitative trait loci; genetics; Zea mays
MeSH headings : Crosses, Genetic; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genetic Association Studies; Genetic Introgression / genetics; Genome-Wide Association Study; Plant Breeding; Quantitative Trait Loci / genetics; Zea mays / anatomy & histology; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / growth & development; Zea mays / metabolism
TL;DR: The nNILs are a valuable resource for the maize community, providing an extensive collection of introgressions from the founders of the maize nested association mapping population in a B73 background combined with data on six agronomically important traits and from genotyping-by-sequencing. (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)
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Added: June 8, 2020

2020 journal article

Herbaspirillum rubrisubalbicans as a Phytopathogenic Model to Study the Immune System of Sorghum bicolor

Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 33(2), 235–246.

By: T. Tuleski*, J. Kimball n, F. do Amaral*, T. Pereira*, M. Tadra-Sfeir*, F. de Oliveira Pedrosa*, E. Maltempi de Souza*, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Monteiro*, G. Stacey*

Contributors: T. Tuleski*, J. Kimball n, F. Do Amaral*, T. Pereira*, M. Tadra-Sfeir*, F. De Oliveira Pedrosa*, E. De Souza*, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Monteiro*, G. Stacey*

author keywords: bacterial pathogenesis; defense signaling pathways; elicitors; endophytes; Herbaspirillum rubrisubalbicans; MAMPs
MeSH headings : Disease Resistance / genetics; Disease Resistance / immunology; Herbaspirillum / physiology; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Quantitative Trait Loci; Sorghum / genetics; Sorghum / immunology; Sorghum / microbiology
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 28, 2019

2020 journal article

Heterosis of leaf and rhizosphere microbiomes in field‐grown maize

New Phytologist, 228(3), 1055–1069.

By: M. Wagner*, J. Roberts n, P. Balint‐Kurti n & J. Holland n

Contributors: M. Wagner*, J. Roberts n, P. Balint-Kurti n & J. Holland n

author keywords: heterosis; hybridization; maize; microbiome; phyllosphere; rhizosphere
MeSH headings : Hybrid Vigor / genetics; Microbiota / genetics; Plant Leaves / genetics; Rhizosphere; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: The hypothesis that at least some heterotic host traits affect microbiome composition in maize is supported, as a wide range of microbiome features display heterosis within individual crosses, consistent with patterns for non-microbial maize phenotypes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 13, 2020

2020 journal article

Maize metacaspases modulate the defense response mediated by the NLR protein Rp1‐D21 likely by affecting its subcellular localization

The Plant Journal, 105(1), 151–166.

Contributors: Q. Luan*, Y. Zhu*, S. Ma*, Y. Sun*, X. Liu*, M. Liu, P. Balint-Kurti n, G. Wang*

author keywords: NLR; disease resistance; metacaspase; plant immunity; hypersensitive response; maize
MeSH headings : Caspases / genetics; Caspases / metabolism; Caspases / physiology; Cell Death; Disease Resistance; NLR Proteins / metabolism; NLR Proteins / physiology; Phylogeny; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Plant Proteins / physiology; Plants, Genetically Modified; Subcellular Fractions / metabolism; Tobacco; Zea mays / enzymology; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / metabolism; Zea mays / physiology
TL;DR: A novel role of plant MCs is revealed in modulating NLR-mediated defense response and a model to explain it is derived. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 28, 2020

2020 article

Microbe-dependent heterosis in maize

Wagner, M. R., Tang, C., Salvato, F., Clouse, K. M., Bartlett, A., Sermons, S., … Kleiner, M. (2020, May 7). (Vol. 5). Vol. 5.

By: M. Wagner*, C. Tang n, F. Salvato n, K. Clouse*, A. Bartlett n, S. Sermons n, M. Hoffmann n, P. Balint-Kurti n, M. Kleiner n

TL;DR: It is shown that heterosis of root biomass and other traits in maize is strongly dependent on the belowground microbial environment, an ecological phenomenon whereby soil microbes differentially impact the early growth of inbred and hybrid maize. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
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Added: May 8, 2020

2020 journal article

Multiple insertions of <i>COIN , a novel maize Foldback transposable element, in the <i>Conring gene cause a spontaneous progressive cell death phenotype

The Plant Journal, 104(3), 581–595.

Contributors: S. Kim n, S. Karre n, Q. Wu*, M. Park*, E. Meyers n, H. Claeys*, R. Wisser*, D. Jackson*, P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: maize; Zea mays; lesion; transposable element
MeSH headings : Cell Death / genetics; DNA Transposable Elements / genetics; Genome, Plant / genetics; Terminal Repeat Sequences / genetics; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: It is proposed that Cnr is an unstable gene that is insertionally mutated at high frequency, most commonly due to COIN element insertions at a specific site in the gene. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: August 4, 2020

2020 journal article

Use of virus‐induced gene silencing to characterize genes involved in modulating hypersensitive cell death in maize

Molecular Plant Pathology, 21(12), 1662–1676.

By: C. Murphree n, S. Kim n, S. Karre n, R. Samira n & P. Balint‐Kurti n

Contributors: C. Murphree n, S. Kim n, S. Karre n, R. Samira n & P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: hypersensitive response; maize; VIGS
MeSH headings : Acyltransferases / genetics; Acyltransferases / metabolism; Cell Death; Disease Resistance; Gene Silencing; Methyltransferases / genetics; Methyltransferases / metabolism; Phenotype; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Diseases / virology; Plant Immunity; Plant Leaves / genetics; Plant Leaves / immunology; Plant Leaves / virology; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Protein Binding; Tobacco / genetics; Tobacco / immunology; Tobacco / virology; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / immunology; Zea mays / virology
TL;DR: A system for characterizing genes mediating HR, using virus‐induced gene silencing (VIGS) in a maize line carrying Rp1‐D21, is described and the roles of 12 candidate genes are assessed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
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Added: October 10, 2020

2020 journal article

What are the Top 10 Unanswered Questions in Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions?

Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions®, 33(12), 1354–1365.

Contributors: J. Harris*, P. Balint-Kurti n, J. Bede*, B. Day*, S. Gold*, E. Goss*, L. Grenville-Briggs*, K. Jones* ...

author keywords: abiotic stress; cell death; effector-triggered immunity; MAMP-triggered immunity; nonhost resistance; phytobiome; plant defense; plant immunity; plant-microbe interactions; symbiosis
MeSH headings : Host-Pathogen Interactions / genetics; Plants / genetics; Plants / microbiology; Research / trends
TL;DR: The MPMI Editorial Board queried the more than 1,400 participants at the 2019 International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions meeting in Glasgow, resulting in a list of ten, broad-reaching, fundamental questions that influence and inform research. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
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Added: October 27, 2020

2019 journal article

A maize cytochrome b-c1 complex subunit protein ZmQCR7 controls variation in the hypersensitive response

PLANTA, 249(5), 1477–1485.

By: Y. He n, S. Kim n & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: Y. He n, S. Kim n & P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: Hypersensitive response; Maize; Mitochondrial electron transport chain; Reactive oxygen species; Resistance genes
MeSH headings : Cytochromes b / genetics; Cytochromes b / metabolism; Cytochromes c1 / genetics; Cytochromes c1 / metabolism; Disease Resistance / genetics; Disease Resistance / physiology; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Quantitative Trait Loci / genetics; Reactive Oxygen Species / metabolism; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / metabolism
TL;DR: It is shown that a gene at this locus, GRMZM2G318346 which encodes a cytochrome b–c1 complex subunit seven (ZmQCR7), an important part of the mitochondrial electron transport chain, can suppress HR mediated by Rp1-D21 in a transient expression assay and that Arabidopsis homologs of ZmQ CR7 can also suppress NLR-induced HR. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
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Added: May 6, 2019

2019 journal article

A maize polygalacturonase functions as a suppressor of programmed cell death in plants

BMC Plant Biology, 19(1).

By: Y. He n, S. Karre n, G. Johal*, S. Christensen* & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: Y. He n, S. Karre n, G. Johal*, S. Christensen* & P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: Hypersensitive response; Maize; Polygalacturonase
MeSH headings : Apoptosis / genetics; Apoptosis / physiology; Chromosome Mapping; Chromosomes, Plant; Genes, Plant; Leucine; Plant Proteins / chemistry; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / physiology; Polygalacturonase / chemistry; Polygalacturonase / genetics; Polygalacturonase / physiology; Recombination, Genetic; Repetitive Sequences, Amino Acid; Tobacco / genetics; Zea mays / enzymology; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / immunology; Zea mays / physiology
TL;DR: ZmPGH1 functions as a suppressor of programmed cell death induced by at least two autoactive NLR proteins and by two chemical inducers, deepening the understanding of the control of the HR in plants. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: August 5, 2019

2019 journal article

Analysis of leaf microbiome composition of near‐isogenic maize lines differing in broad‐spectrum disease resistance

New Phytologist, 225(5), 2152–2165.

Contributors: M. Wagner*, P. Busby* & P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: breeding; disease ecology; disease resistance; introgression; maize; microbiome; pathology; phyllosphere
MeSH headings : Disease Resistance / genetics; Microbiota; Plant Breeding; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Leaves; Zea mays / genetics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 13, 2019

2019 journal article

Diverse Components of Resistance to Fusarium verticillioides Infection and Fumonisin Contamination in Four Maize Recombinant Inbred Families

TOXINS, 11(2).

By: L. Morales*, C. Zila n, D. Mejia*, M. Arbelaez*, P. Balint-Kurti n, J. Holland n, R. Nelson*

Contributors: L. Morales*, C. Zila n, D. Mejía*, M. Arbelaez*, P. Balint-Kurti n, J. Holland n, R. Nelson*

author keywords: maize; mycotoxins; fumonisin; disease resistance; morphology
MeSH headings : Disease Resistance / genetics; Fumonisins; Fusarium; Genotype; Phenotype; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: Four recombinant inbred line families from the maize nested associated mapping population were grown and inoculated with F. verticillioides across four environments, and kernels for external and internal infection severity as well as FUM contamination were evaluated. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: March 25, 2019

2019 journal article

Dominant, Heritable Resistance to Stewart’s Wilt in Maize Is Associated with an Enhanced Vascular Defense Response to Infection with <i>Pantoea stewartii

Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions®, 32(12), 1581–1597.

By: P. Doblas-Ibáñez*, K. Deng*, M. Vasquez*, L. Giese*, P. Cobine*, J. Kolkman*, H. King*, T. Jamann* ...

Contributors: P. Doblas-Lbéfiez, K. Deng*, M. Vasquez*, L. Giese*, P. Cobine*, J. Kolkman*, H. King*, T. Jamann* ...

author keywords: bacterial pathogenesis; electron-dense materials; maize; Pantoea stewartii; plant responses to pathogens; secretion and cell wall changes; Stewart's bacterial wilt; type-3 secretion; vascular defense response; WtsE; xylem-dwelling bacteria
MeSH headings : Disease Resistance / genetics; Genome, Plant / genetics; Pantoea / physiology; Seedlings / microbiology; Xylem / microbiology; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: It is shown that seedlings of maize inbred lines with pan1 mutations are highly resistant to Stewart's bacterial wilt of maize (SW), and it is proposed that this vascular defense response restricts P. stewartii spread through the vasculature, reducing both systemic bacterial colonization of the xylem network and consequent wilting. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 29, 2019

2019 journal article

Identification of QTL for Target Leaf Spot resistance in Sorghum bicolor and investigation of relationships between disease resistance and variation in the MAMP response

Scientific Reports, 9(1).

By: J. Kimball n, Y. Cui*, D. Chen*, P. Brown*, W. Rooney*, G. Stacey*, P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: J. Kimball n, Y. Cui*, D. Chen*, P. Brown*, W. Rooney*, G. Stacey*, P. Balint-Kurti n

MeSH headings : Ascomycota / pathogenicity; Disease Resistance / genetics; Edible Grain / genetics; Edible Grain / microbiology; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Pathogen-Associated Molecular Pattern Molecules / metabolism; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Quantitative Trait Loci; Sorghum / genetics; Sorghum / microbiology
TL;DR: No evidence was found to link variation in the MAMP response to variation in TLS resistance, and four TLS resistance QTLs were identified, two in each population. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
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Added: December 5, 2019

2019 journal article

Quantifying MAMP-induced Production of Reactive Oxygen Species in Sorghum and Maize

BIO-PROTOCOL, 9(14).

By: R. Samira n, X. Zhang n, J. Kimball n, Y. Cui*, G. Stacey* & P. Balint-Kurti n

TL;DR: This research presents a new probabilistic procedure called “spot-spot analysis” that allows for real-time analysis of the response of the immune systems of insects to carbon dioxide. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 13, 2019

2019 journal article

The plant hypersensitive response: concepts, control and consequences

Molecular Plant Pathology, 20(8), 1163–1178.

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: hypersensitive response
MeSH headings : Apoptosis; Environment; Mutation / genetics; Phenotype; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Plants / genetics; Plants / immunology
TL;DR: The ubiquity of this response among higher plants despite its costs suggests that it is an extremely effective component of the plant immune system. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
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Added: August 5, 2019

2019 journal article

Using Maize Chromosome Segment Substitution Line Populations for the Identification of Loci Associated with Multiple Disease Resistance

G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 9(1), 189–201.

By: L. Lopez-Zuniga n, P. Wolters*, S. Davis*, T. Weldekidan*, J. Kolkman*, R. Nelson*, K. Hooda*, E. Rucker* ...

Contributors: L. Lopez-Zuniga n, P. Wolters*, S. Davis*, T. Weldekidan*, J. Kolkman*, R. Nelson*, K. Hooda*, E. Rucker* ...

author keywords: Maize disease resistance; Multiple disease resistance; QTL
MeSH headings : Chromosome Mapping; Chromosomes, Plant / genetics; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genetics, Population; Genotype; Phenotype; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Quantitative Trait Loci / genetics; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / growth & development
TL;DR: Findings reinforce the previous conclusions that loci associated with resistance to different diseases are clustered in the genome more often than would be expected by chance. (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)
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Added: January 28, 2019

2019 journal article

Validation and Characterization of Maize Multiple Disease Resistance QTL

G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 9(9), 2905–2912.

By: L. Martins n, E. Rucker*, W. Thomason*, R. Wisser*, J. Holland n & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: L. Martins n, E. Rucker*, W. Thomason*, R. Wisser*, J. Holland n & P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: Disease; Maize; QTL; Resistance; Genetics of Immunity
MeSH headings : Ascomycota / pathogenicity; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genetic Markers; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: The goal of this study was to perform an independent test of several of the MDR QTL identified to confirm their existence and derive a more precise estimate of allele additive and dominance effects and demonstrates the importance of independently evaluating QTL effects following their initial identification. (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)
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Added: September 23, 2019

2018 journal article

Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci for Goss’s Wilt of Maize

Crop Science, 58(3), 1192–1200.

By: J. Cooper*, P. Balint-Kurti n & T. Jamann*

Contributors: J. Cooper*, P. Balint-Kurti n & T. Jamann*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: November 13, 2019

2018 journal article

Identification of a locus in maize controlling response to a host-selective toxin derived from Cochliobolus heterostrophus, causal agent of southern leaf blight

Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 131(12), 2601–2612.

By: X. Xiaodong n, B. Olukolu n, Q. Yang n & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: X. Xiaodong n, B. Olukolu n, Q. Yang n & P. Balint-Kurti n

MeSH headings : Alleles; Ascomycota / pathogenicity; Chromosome Mapping; Genetic Association Studies; Host-Pathogen Interactions / genetics; Mycotoxins; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: A host-selective, proteinaceous maize toxin was identified from the culture filtrate of the maize pathogenCochliobolus heterostrophus, and a significant correlation (− 0.58) was observed between SLB susceptibility and CF-sensitivity in seedlings. (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)
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Added: December 3, 2018

2018 journal article

Large Scale Field Inoculation and Scoring of Maize Southern Leaf Blight and Other Maize Foliar Fungal Diseases

BIO-PROTOCOL, 8(5).

By: S. Sermons n & P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: Maize; Cochliobolus heterostrophus; Inoculation; Fungal disease
TL;DR: Field-grown maize is inoculated with Cochliobolus heterostrophus, causal agent of southern leaf blight disease, by dropping sorghum grains infested with the fungus into the whorl of each maize plant at an early stage of growth. (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)
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Added: February 18, 2019

2018 journal article

Semiautomated Confocal Imaging of Fungal Pathogenesis on Plants: Microscopic Analysis of Macroscopic Specimens

MICROSCOPY RESEARCH AND TECHNIQUE, 81(2), 141–152.

By: K. Minker*, M. Biedrzycki*, A. Kolagunda*, S. Rhein*, F. Perina*, S. Jacobs*, M. Moore*, T. Jamann* ...

Contributors: K. Minker*, M. Biedrzycki*, A. Kolagunda*, S. Rhein*, F. Perina*, S. Jacobs*, M. Moore*, T. Jamann* ...

author keywords: plant-pathogen interactions; disease resistance; confocal microscopy; tissue clearing; image analysis
MeSH headings : Automation; Fungi / pathogenicity; Image Processing, Computer-Assisted / methods; Microscopy, Confocal / methods; Optical Imaging / methods; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Specimen Handling / methods; Staining and Labeling / methods; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: A platform for 3D phenotyping of cellular features underlying variation in disease development by fluorescence‐specific resolution of host and pathogen interactions across time (4D) is developed and provided interesting qualitative and quantitative information not possible with conventional light or electron 2D imaging. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
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Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

A gene encoding maize caffeoyl-CoA O-methyltransferase confers quantitative resistance to multiple pathogens

Nat Genet, 49(9), 1364–1372.

By: Q. Yang, Y. He, M. Kabahuma, T. Chaya, A. Kelly, E. Borrego, Y. Bian, F. El Kasmi ...

Source: ORCID
Added: November 13, 2019

2017 journal article

A gene encoding maize caffeoyl-CoA O-methyltransferase confers quantitative resistance to multiple pathogens

Nature Genetics, 49(9), 1364–1372.

By: Q. Yang n, Y. He n, M. Kabahuma*, T. Chaya*, A. Kelly n, E. Borrego*, Y. Bian n, F. El Kasmi* ...

Contributors: Q. Yang n, Y. He n, M. Kabahuma*, T. Chaya*, A. Kelly n, E. Borrego*, Y. Bian n, F. El Kasmi* ...

MeSH headings : Apoptosis / genetics; Chromosome Mapping / methods; Disease Resistance / genetics; Gene Expression Regulation, Enzymologic; Gene Expression Regulation, Plant; Genes, Plant / genetics; Lignin / metabolism; Methyltransferases / genetics; Methyltransferases / metabolism; Microscopy, Fluorescence; Mutation; Phenylpropionates / metabolism; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plant Leaves / genetics; Plant Leaves / metabolism; Plant Leaves / microbiology; Plants, Genetically Modified; Quantitative Trait Loci / genetics; Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / metabolism; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: It is suggested that resistance might be caused by allelic variation at the level of both gene expression and amino acid sequence, thus resulting in differences in levels of lignin and other metabolites of the phenylpropanoid pathway and regulation of programmed cell death. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
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Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Fine mapping of a quantitative resistance gene for gray leaf spot of maize (Zea mays L.) derived from teosinte (Z-mays ssp parviglumis)

THEORETICAL AND APPLIED GENETICS, 130(6), 1285–1295.

By: X. Zhang*, Q. Yang n, E. Rucker*, W. Thomason* & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: X. Zhang*, Q. Yang n, E. Rucker*, W. Thomason* & P. Balint-Kurti n

MeSH headings : Alleles; Ascomycota; Chromosome Mapping; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genes, Dominant; Genes, Plant; Genetic Markers; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / microbiology
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
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Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Genetic dissection of the maize (Zea mays L.) MAMP response

Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 130(6), 1155–1168.

By: X. Zhang*, O. Valdés-López*, C. Arellano n, G. Stacey* & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: X. Zhang*, O. Valdés-López*, C. Arellano n, G. Stacey* & P. Balint-Kurti n

MeSH headings : Chromosome Mapping; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genetic Variation; Nitric Oxide / metabolism; Plant Diseases / genetics; Quantitative Trait Loci; Reactive Oxygen Species / metabolism; Receptors, Pattern Recognition / genetics; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: Naturally occurring quantitative variation in ROS, NO production, and defense genes expression levels triggered by MAMPs was observed and comparison of these results with data previously obtained did not provide any evidence for a common genetic basis controlling variation in these traits. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
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Added: August 6, 2018

2017 chapter

Host Resistance

In B. Ownley & R. Trigiano (Eds.), Plant Pathology: Concepts and Laboratory Exercises. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

By: P. Balint-Kurti, D. Shew & C. Cowger

Ed(s): B. Ownley & R. Trigiano

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2017 journal article

Identification of Teosinte Alleles for Resistance to Southern Leaf Blight in Near Isogenic Maize Lines

Crop Science, 57(4), 1973–1983.

Contributors: J. Lennon n, M. Krakowsky n, M. Goodman n, S. Flint-Garcia* & P. Balint-Kurti n

TL;DR: This study identified teosinte alleles that, when present in a temperate maize background, confer a significant level of resistance to SLB, and an allele at the QTL in bin 2.04 was shown to confer resistance to both SLB and a second maize foliar disease, gray leaf spot. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
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Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Navigating complexity to breed disease-resistant crops

Nature Reviews Genetics, 19(1), 21–33.

By: R. Nelson*, T. Wiesner-Hanks*, R. Wisser* & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: R. Nelson*, T. Wiesner-Hanks*, R. Wisser* & P. Balint-Kurti n

MeSH headings : Crops, Agricultural / genetics; Genes, Plant; Genetic Pleiotropy; Genetic Predisposition to Disease; Genetic Variation; Host-Pathogen Interactions / genetics; Plant Breeding / methods; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / prevention & control
TL;DR: New knowledge is benefiting crop improvement through better-informed breeding strategies that utilize diverse forms of resistance at different scales, from the genome of a single plant to the plant varieties deployed across a region. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 13, 2019

2017 journal article

Quantitative Disease Resistance: Dissection and Adoption in Maize

Molecular Plant, 10(3), 402–413.

By: Q. Yang n, P. Balint-Kurti n & M. Xu*

Contributors: Q. Yang n, P. Balint-Kurti n & M. Xu*

author keywords: quantitative disease resistance; maize; gene
MeSH headings : Disease Resistance / genetics; Disease Resistance / physiology; Plant Diseases / genetics; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / physiology
TL;DR: This review discusses recent advances in maize QDR research and strategy for resistance breeding and discusses the type of resistance most widely used by maize breeders. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
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Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

A Genome-Wide Association Study for Partial Resistance to Maize Common Rust

PHYTOPATHOLOGY, 106(7), 745–751.

By: B. Olukolu n, W. Tracy n, R. Wisser n, B. De Vries n & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: B. Olukolu n, W. Tracy n, R. Wisser n, B. De Vries n & P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: association analysis; disease resistance; linkage disequilibrium; QTL
MeSH headings : Basidiomycota / physiology; Genome-Wide Association Study; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Immunity / genetics; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / immunology
TL;DR: Resistance to common rust was found to be moderately correlated with resistance to three other diseases and with the severity of the hypersensitive defense response previously assessed in the same population. (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Expanding Maize Genetic Resources with Predomestication Alleles: Maize–Teosinte Introgression Populations

The Plant Genome, 9(1).

By: Z. Liu*, J. Cook*, S. Melia‐Hancock*, K. Guill*, C. Bottoms*, A. Garcia*, O. Ott*, R. Nelson* ...

Contributors: Z. Liu*, J. Cook*, S. Melia-Hancock*, K. Guill*, C. Bottoms*, A. Garcia*, O. Ott*, R. Nelson* ...

MeSH headings : Alleles; Chromosome Mapping; Genetic Linkage; Genetic Variation; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: These introgression populations offer novel tools for QTL discovery and validation as well as a platform for initiating fine mapping and confirm prior reports of kernel domestication loci and identify previously uncharacterized QTL with a range of allelic effects. (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)
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Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Identification of Alleles Conferring Resistance to Gray Leaf Spot in Maize Derived from its Wild Progenitor Species Teosinte

Crop Science, 56(1), 209–218.

By: J. Lennon n, M. Krakowsky n, M. Goodman n, S. Flint-Garcia* & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: J. Lennon n, M. Krakowsky n, M. Goodman n, S. Flint-Garcia* & P. Balint-Kurti n

TL;DR: The aims of this study were to identify alleles from teosinte that, when introduced into temperate maize germplasm, conferred significant levels of GLS resistance and validate predicted allelic substitution effects from the original NIL populations. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
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Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Maize Homologs of CCoAOMT and HCT, Two Key Enzymes in Lignin Biosynthesis, Form Complexes with the NLR Rp1 Protein to Modulate the Defense Response

Plant Physiology, 171(3), 2166–2177.

By: G. Wang n & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: G. Wang n & P. Balint-Kurti n

MeSH headings : Acyltransferases / genetics; Acyltransferases / metabolism; Disease Resistance / physiology; Gene Expression Regulation, Plant; Lignin / biosynthesis; Methyltransferases / genetics; Methyltransferases / metabolism; Multiprotein Complexes; NLR Proteins / metabolism; Phylogeny; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Plants, Genetically Modified; Tobacco / genetics; Zea mays / metabolism; Zea mays / physiology
TL;DR: It is shown that CCoAOMT2 suppresses the HR induced by either the full-length or by the N-terminal coiled-coil domain of Rp1-D21 also likely via physical interaction and that the metabolic activity of C coA OMT2 is unlikely to be necessary for its role in suppressing HR. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

The Genetics of Leaf Flecking in Maize and Its Relationship to Plant Defense and Disease Resistance

Plant Physiology, 172(3), 1787–1803.

By: B. Olukolu n, Y. Bian n, B. De Vries*, W. Tracy*, R. Wisser*, J. Holland n, P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: B. Olukolu n, Y. Bian n, B. De Vries*, W. Tracy*, R. Wisser*, J. Holland n, P. Balint-Kurti n

MeSH headings : Alleles; Chromosome Mapping; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genetics, Population; Genome-Wide Association Study; Inbreeding; Light; Phenotype; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Leaves / genetics; Plant Leaves / radiation effects; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide / genetics; Quantitative Trait Loci / genetics; Reactive Oxygen Species / metabolism; Seeds / genetics; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / radiation effects
TL;DR: Evidence is presented suggesting that mild flecking could be used as a selection criterion for breeding programs trying to incorporate broad-spectrum disease resistance and positive correlations were found between increased flecking, stronger defense response, increased disease resistance, and increased pest resistance. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Cytoplasmic and Nuclear Localizations Are Important for the Hypersensitive Response Conferred by Maize Autoactive Rp1-D21 Protein

MOLECULAR PLANT-MICROBE INTERACTIONS, 28(9), 1023–1031.

By: G. Wang n & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: G. Wang n & P. Balint-Kurti n

MeSH headings : Cell Nucleus / physiology; Cytoplasm / physiology; Gene Expression Regulation, Plant / physiology; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Protein Transport / physiology; Zea mays / metabolism
TL;DR: Coexpression of Rp1-D21 or CCD21 constructs confined, respectively, to the nucleus and cy toplasm did not rescue full activity, suggesting nucleocytoplasmic movement was important for HR induction. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Maize Homologs of HCT, a Key Enzyme in Lignin Biosynthesis, Bind the NLR Rp1 Proteins to Modulate the Defense Response

Plant Physiology, 169(3), pp.00703.2015.

By: G. Wang, Y. He, R. Strauch n, B. Olukolu, D. Nielsen n, X. Li n, P. Balint-Kurti*

Contributors: G. Wang, Y. He, R. Strauch n, B. Olukolu, D. Nielsen n, X. Li n, P. Balint-Kurti*

MeSH headings : Acyltransferases / genetics; Acyltransferases / metabolism; Carrier Proteins / genetics; Carrier Proteins / metabolism; Disease Resistance / immunology; Genome-Wide Association Study; Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins; Leucine-Rich Repeat Proteins; Lignin / biosynthesis; Models, Biological; NLR Proteins / genetics; NLR Proteins / metabolism; Phenotype; Phylogeny; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Leaves / enzymology; Plant Leaves / genetics; Plant Leaves / immunology; Plant Leaves / physiology; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Proteins / genetics; Proteins / metabolism; Quantitative Trait Loci; Signal Transduction; Zea mays / enzymology; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / immunology; Zea mays / physiology
TL;DR: It is shown that the lignin pathway is activated by Rp1-D21 at both the transcriptional and metabolic levels, and derive a model to explain the roles of HCT1806 and HCT4918 in R p1-mediated disease resistance. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2019

2015 journal article

Maize homologs of hydroxycinnamoyltransferase, a key enzyme in lignin biosynthesis, bind the nucleotide binding leucine-rich repeat Rp1 proteins to modulate the defense response

Plant Physiology, 169(3), 2230–2243.

By: G. Wang, Y. He, R. Strauch, B. Olukolu, D. Nielsen, X. Li, P. Balint-Kurti

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Molecular and Functional Analyses of a Maize Autoactive NB-LRR Protein Identify Precise Structural Requirements for Activity

PLOS Pathogens, 11(2), e1004674.

By: G. Wang n, J. Ji*, F. EI-Kasmi*, J. Dangl*, G. Johal* & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: G. Wang n, J. Ji*, . F. EI-Kasmi, J. Dangl*, G. Johal* & P. Balint-Kurti n

Ed(s): D. Mackey

MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Cloning, Molecular; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genetic Loci; Leucine-Rich Repeat Proteins; Mutagenesis, Site-Directed; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Proteins / chemistry; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / physiology; Plants, Genetically Modified; Protein Structure, Tertiary; Proteins / chemistry; Proteins / genetics; Proteins / physiology; Signal Transduction; Structure-Activity Relationship; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / immunology; Zea mays / metabolism
TL;DR: Several novel insights are reported into the precise structural requirement for NLR function and informs efforts towards utilizing these proteins for engineering disease resistance. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

New insight into a complex plant–fungal pathogen interaction

Nature Genetics, 47(2), 101–103.

By: P. Balint-Kurti n & J. Holland n

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti n & J. Holland n

MeSH headings : Basidiomycota / physiology; Disease Resistance / genetics; Plant Diseases / immunology; Protein Kinases / genetics; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: A newly identified plant gene confers partial resistance to a fungal pathogen not by preventing initial infection but by limiting its spread through the plant. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 chapter book

QTL Mapping Using High-Throughput Sequencing

By: T. Jamann n, P. Balint-Kurti n & J. Holland n

Contributors: T. Jamann n, P. Balint-Kurti n & J. Holland n

author keywords: Fine-mapping; Map-based cloning; Genome-wide association study
MeSH headings : Chromosome Mapping / methods; Cloning, Molecular; Crosses, Genetic; Genetic Markers; Genome-Wide Association Study; Genotyping Techniques; High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing / methods; Linkage Disequilibrium; Phenotype; Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Quantitative Trait Loci
TL;DR: Modifications of the traditional biparental mapping population that provide higher resolution of QTL positions, QTL fine-mapping procedures, and genome-wide association studies are discussed, all of which are greatly facilitated by high-throughput sequencing methods. (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Registration of the Ki14 × B73 Recombinant Inbred Mapping Population of Maize

Journal of Plant Registrations, 9(2), 262–265.

By: R. Pratt, J. Holland n, P. Balint-Kurti n, N. Coles n, J. Zwonitzer n, M. Casey, M. McMullen*

Contributors: R. Pratt, J. Holland n, P. Balint-Kurti n, N. Coles n, J. Zwonitzer n, M. Casey, M. McMullen*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

The genetic basis of flecking and its relationship to disease resistance in the IBM maize mapping population

THEORETICAL AND APPLIED GENETICS, 128(11), 2331–2339.

By: V. Vontimitta*, B. Olukolu n, B. Penning*, G. Johal* & P. Balint-Kurti*

Contributors: V. Vontimitta*, B. Olukolu n, B. Penning*, G. Johal* & P. Balint-Kurti*

MeSH headings : Chromosome Mapping; Crosses, Genetic; DNA, Plant / genetics; Disease Resistance / genetics; Phenotype; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Leaves; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: The genetic architecture controlling leaf flecking in maize is determined and its relationship to disease resistance and the defense response is investigated and several quantitative trait loci for flecking were identified. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

A Genome-Wide Association Study of the Maize Hypersensitive Defense Response Identifies Genes That Cluster in Related Pathways

PLoS Genetics, 10(8), e1004562.

By: B. Olukolu n, G. Wang n, V. Vontimitta*, B. Venkata*, S. Marla*, J. Ji*, E. Gachomo*, K. Chu* ...

Contributors: B. Olukolu n, G. Wang n, V. Vontimitta*, B. Venkata*, S. Marla*, J. Ji*, E. Gachomo*, K. Chu* ...

Ed(s): J. McDowell

MeSH headings : Chromosome Mapping; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genome-Wide Association Study; Linkage Disequilibrium; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Proteins / genetics; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Quantitative Trait Loci / genetics; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: This study provides the first system-wide analysis of natural variation that modulates the HR response in plants with low but significant correlations between HR-related traits and several previously-measured disease resistance traits. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2019

2014 journal article

Limits on the reproducibility of marker associations with southern leaf blight resistance in the maize nested association mapping population

BMC GENOMICS, 15(1).

By: Y. Bian n, Q. Yang n, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Wisser* & J. Holland n

Contributors: Y. Bian n, Q. Yang n, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Wisser* & J. Holland n

author keywords: Quantitative trait loci; Nested association mapping; Disease resistance; Genome wide association study; Zea mays
MeSH headings : Alleles; Chromosome Mapping; Chromosomes, Plant / genetics; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genetic Linkage; Genome-Wide Association Study; Genotype; Linkage Disequilibrium; Phenotype; Plant Leaves / genetics; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: The highly polygenic nature of resistance to SLB complicates the identification of causal genes and the updated NAM genetic linkage map improves QTL estimation and, along with a much denser SNP HapMap, greatly increases the likelihood of detecting SNPs in linkage with causal variants. (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Southern leaf blight disease severity is correlated with decreased maize leaf epiphytic bacterial species richness and the phyllosphere bacterial diversity decline is enhanced by nitrogen fertilization

Frontiers in Plant Science, 5(AUG).

By: H. Manching*, P. Balint-Kurti n & A. Stapleton*

Contributors: H. Manching*, P. Balint-Kurti n & A. Stapleton*

TL;DR: Differences in leaf bacterial-epiphyte diversity early in the season were correlated with plant disease severity, supporting further tests of microbial epiphytes-disease correlations for use in predicting disease progression. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2019

2014 journal article

Yield Effects of Two Southern Leaf Blight Resistance Loci in Maize Hybrids

Crop Science, 54(3), 882.

By: J. Santa-Cruz*, K. Kump*, C. Arellano*, M. Goodman*, M. Krakowsky*, J. Holland*, P. Balint-Kurti*

Contributors: J. Santa-Cruz*, K. Kump*, C. Arellano*, M. Goodman*, M. Krakowsky*, J. Holland*, P. Balint-Kurti*

TL;DR: Evidence is presented to suggest that the yield cost is associated with the resistance phenotype rather than with linkage drag, and results suggested that both introgressions might confer a yield cost in the absence of SLB, but only introgression 6A was associated with a statistically significant reduction. (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)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2013 journal article

A Connected Set of Genes Associated with Programmed Cell Death Implicated in Controlling the Hypersensitive Response in Maize

GENETICS, 193(2), 609-+.

By: B. Olukolu*, A. Negeri, R. Dhawan, B. Venkata*, P. Sharma*, A. Garg*, E. Gachomo*, S. Marla* ...

Contributors: B. Olukolu*, A. Negeri, R. Dhawan, B. Venkata*, P. Sharma*, A. Garg*, E. Gachomo*, S. Marla* ...

MeSH headings : Alleles; Apoptosis / genetics; Crosses, Genetic; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genes, Plant; Genetic Markers; Genetic Variation; Genome-Wide Association Study; Linear Models; Linkage Disequilibrium; Phenotype; Physical Chromosome Mapping; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / physiology
TL;DR: An association mapping strategy based on the Mutant Assisted Gene Identification and Characterization approach to identify naturally occurring allelic variants associated with phenotypic variation in HR, and the extent of genome-wide LD is examined. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Characterization of temperature and light effects on the defense response phenotypes associated with the maize Rp1-D21 autoactive resistance gene

BMC Plant Biology, 13(1), 106.

By: A. Negeri n, G. Wang n, L. Benavente n, C. Kibiti*, V. Chaikam*, G. Johal*, P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: A. Negeri n, G. Wang n, L. Benavente n, C. Kibiti*, V. Chaikam*, G. Johal*, P. Balint-Kurti n

author keywords: Maize; Hypersensitive response; Disease resistance; Temperature sensitive; Light dependent; Rp1; Autoactive R gene
MeSH headings : Basidiomycota / physiology; Disease Resistance; Phenotype; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / immunology; Temperature; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / immunology; Zea mays / radiation effects
TL;DR: It is shown that the lesion phenotype conferred by maize autoactive resistance gene Rp1-D21 is temperature sensitive in a reversible manner, that the temperature-sensitivity phenotype interacts with genetic background and that the phenotype is light sensitive. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 chapter book

The Genetic Basis of Disease Resistance in Maize

By: T. Jamann, R. Nelson & P. Balint-Kurti*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2019

2012 journal article

Analysis of quantitative disease resistance to southern leaf blight and of multiple disease resistance in maize, using near-isogenic lines

THEORETICAL AND APPLIED GENETICS, 124(3), 433–445.

By: A. Belcher n, J. Zwonitzer n, J. Cruz n, M. Krakowsky*, C. Chung*, R. Nelson*, C. Arellano n, P. Balint-Kurti*

Contributors: A. Belcher n, J. Zwonitzer n, J. Cruz n, M. Krakowsky*, C. Chung*, R. Nelson*, C. Arellano n, P. Balint-Kurti*

MeSH headings : Ascomycota; Breeding / methods; Crosses, Genetic; Disease Resistance / genetics; Gene Flow / genetics; Genetic Markers / genetics; Models, Genetic; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Polymerase Chain Reaction; Selection, Genetic; Species Specificity; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: The goals of this study were to determine the effects of each introgression on resistance to SLB and to two other foliar fungal diseases of maize, northern leaf blight and gray leaf spot and to identify the 12 introgressions that differentiate NC292 and NC330 from B73. (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Multivariate Mixed Linear Model Analysis of Longitudinal Data: An Information-Rich Statistical Technique for Analyzing Plant Disease Resistance

PHYTOPATHOLOGY, 102(11), 1016–1025.

By: Y. Veturi*, K. Kump, E. Walsh, O. Ott*, J. Poland, J. Kolkman, P. Balint-Kurti*, J. Holland*, R. Wisser

Contributors: Y. Veturi*, K. Kump, E. Walsh, O. Ott*, J. Poland, J. Kolkman, P. Balint-Kurti*, J. Holland*, R. Wisser

MeSH headings : Ascomycota / immunology; Ascomycota / physiology; Computer Simulation; Data Interpretation, Statistical; Disease Resistance; Genotype; Linear Models; Longitudinal Studies; Multivariate Analysis; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Research Design; Software; Zea mays / immunology; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: To aid in the application of multivariate MLM analysis of longitudinal data on disease resistance, annotated program syntax for model fitting is provided for the software ASReml. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

PhenoPhyte: a flexible affordable method to quantify 2D phenotypes from imagery

Plant Methods, 8(1), 45.

By: J. Green*, H. Appel*, E. Rehrig*, J. Harnsomburana*, J. Chang*, P. Balint-Kurti n, C. Shyu*

Contributors: J. Green*, H. Appel*, E. Rehrig*, J. Harnsomburana*, J. Chang*, P. Balint-Kurti n, C. Shyu*

author keywords: Herbivory; Pathogens; Genetic variation; Digital phenotyping
TL;DR: It is shown that digital phenotyping can reduce human subjectivity in trait quantification, thereby increasing accuracy and improving precision, which are crucial for differentiating and quantifying subtle phenotypic variation and understanding gene function and/or treatment effects. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Virus-induced gene silencing in diverse maize lines using the Brome Mosaic virus-based silencing vector

Maydica, 57(3-4), 206–214. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84875615027&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: L. Benavente, X. Ding, M. Redinbaugh, R. Nelson & P. Balint-Kurti

Contributors: L. Benavente, X. Ding, M. Redinbaugh, R. Nelson & P. Balint-Kurti

Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2011 journal article

A novel genetic framework for studying response to artificial selection

PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES-CHARACTERIZATION AND UTILIZATION, 9(2), 281–283.

By: R. Wisser*, P. Balint-Kurti n & J. Holland n

Contributors: R. Wisser*, P. Balint-Kurti n & J. Holland n

author keywords: adaptation; association mapping; plant breeding, quantitative trait; selection
TL;DR: A new experimental genetic framework is proposed allowing for the identification of trait-specific genomic loci underlying population improvement and the characterization of allelic frequency responses at those loci by employing a sampling scheme for recurrently selected populations. (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 book

Application of an antibiotic resets the maize leaf phyllosphere community and increases resistance to southern leaf blight

In Acta Horticulturae (Vol. 905, pp. 57–62). http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-80053399393&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: P. Balint-Kurti, P. Pridgen & A. Stapleton

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti, P. Pridgen & A. Stapleton

Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2011 journal article

Genome-wide association study of quantitative resistance to southern leaf blight in the maize nested association mapping population

NATURE GENETICS, 43(2), 163–U120.

By: K. Kump n, P. Bradbury*, R. Wisser*, E. Buckler*, A. Belcher n, M. Oropeza-Rosas n, J. Zwonitzer n, S. Kresovich* ...

Contributors: K. Kump n, P. Bradbury*, R. Wisser*, E. Buckler*, A. Belcher n, M. Oropeza-Rosas n, J. Zwonitzer n, S. Kresovich* ...

MeSH headings : Chromosome Mapping / methods; Chromosomes, Plant / genetics; Crosses, Genetic; Epistasis, Genetic; Genes, Plant; Genome-Wide Association Study; Genotype; Haplotypes; Immunity, Innate; Physical Chromosome Mapping; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Leaves / metabolism; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: Limited linkage disequilibrium was observed around some SNPs associated with SLB resistance, indicating that the maize NAM population enables high-resolution mapping of some genome regions. (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Mapping QTL Controlling Southern Leaf Blight Resistance by Joint Analysis of Three Related Recombinant Inbred Line Populations

Crop Science, 51(4), 1571.

By: A. Negeri n, N. Coles n, J. Holland n & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: A. Negeri n, N. Coles n, J. Holland n & P. Balint-Kurti n

TL;DR: Quantitative trait loci for resistance to SLB disease caused by C. heterostrophus race O were identifi ed in three maize recombinant inbred populations assessed in two environments and suggested that the perceived effect on SLB resistance at these QTL may have been mediated through an effect on fl owering time. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Multivariate analysis of maize disease resistances suggests a pleiotropic genetic basis and implicates a GST gene

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 108(18), 7339–7344.

By: R. Wisser*, J. Kolkman*, M. Patzoldt*, J. Holland*, J. Yu*, M. Krakowsky*, R. Nelson*, P. Balint-Kurti*

Contributors: R. Wisser*, J. Kolkman*, M. Patzoldt*, J. Holland*, J. Yu*, M. Krakowsky*, R. Nelson*, P. Balint-Kurti*

author keywords: multivariate mixed model; pleiotropy; quantitative disease resistance; Zea mays (maize)
MeSH headings : Analysis of Variance; Base Sequence; DNA Primers / genetics; Genetic Association Studies; Genetic Pleiotropy / genetics; Genetic Variation; Glutathione Transferase / genetics; Immunity, Innate / genetics; Linkage Disequilibrium; Models, Biological; Molecular Sequence Data; Multivariate Analysis; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Zea mays
TL;DR: This work extended the framework of structured association mapping to allow for the analysis of correlated complex traits and the identification of pleiotropic genes to address the hypothesis that naturally occurring allelic variation conditions MDR exists in maize. (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Targeted discovery of quantitative trait loci for resistance to northern leaf blight and other diseases of maize

THEORETICAL AND APPLIED GENETICS, 123(2), 307–326.

By: C. Chung*, J. Poland*, K. Kump n, J. Benson*, J. Longfellow*, E. Walsh*, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Nelson*

Contributors: C. Chung*, J. Poland*, K. kump n, J. Benson*, J. Longfellow*, E. Walsh*, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Nelson*

MeSH headings : Alleles; Chromosome Mapping; Genotype; Immunity, Innate / genetics; Phenotype; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / immunology; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / growth & development; Zea mays / immunology
TL;DR: Combining HIF- and RIL-based analyses, it is discovered two disease QTLs at which CML52 alleles were favorable for more than one disease. (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 report

Use of Mutant-assisted Gene Identification and Characterization (MAGIC) to Identify Useful Alleles for Crop Improvement

ISB News Reports.

By: P. Balint-Kurti & G. Johal

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2011 journal article

Use of mutant-assisted gene identification and characterization (MAGIC) to identify novel genetic loci that modify the maize hypersensitive response

THEORETICAL AND APPLIED GENETICS, 123(6), 985–997.

By: V. Chaikam*, A. Negeri n, R. Dhawan n, B. Puchaka*, J. Ji*, S. Chintamanani*, E. Gachomo*, A. Zillmer* ...

Contributors: V. Chaikam*, A. Negeri n, R. Dhawan n, B. Puchaka*, J. Ji*, S. Chintamanani*, E. Gachomo*, A. Zillmer* ...

MeSH headings : Carrier Proteins / genetics; Chromosome Mapping; Chromosomes, Plant / genetics; Crosses, Genetic; Disease Resistance / genetics; Genes, Plant; Genetic Association Studies; Genetic Variation; Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins; Mutation; Phenotype; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Proteins / genetics; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: This work was able to map several novel loci that modify the maize HR, using both single-population quantitative trait locus (QTL) and joint analysis of all three populations, with greater confidence and precision than did single population analysis. (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Genetic Control of Photoperiod Sensitivity in Maize Revealed by Joint Multiple Population Analysis

GENETICS, 184(3), 799–U301.

By: N. Coles n, M. McMullen*, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Pratt* & J. Holland n

Contributors: N. Coles n, M. McMullen*, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Pratt* & J. Holland n

MeSH headings : Adaptation, Physiological / genetics; Alleles; Crosses, Genetic; Genes, Plant / genetics; Genetic Variation; Genome-Wide Association Study; Photoperiod; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: Four key genome regions controlling photoperiod response across populations were identified, referred to as ZmPR1–4, and functional allelic differences within these regions among phenotypically similar founders suggest distinct evolutionary trajectories forPhotoperiod adaptation in maize. (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; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Identification of a Maize Locus That Modulates the Hypersensitive Defense Response, Using Mutant-Assisted Gene Identification and Characterization

GENETICS, 184(3), 813–825.

By: S. Chintamanani*, S. Hulbert*, G. Johal* & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: S. Chintamanani*, S. Hulbert*, G. Johal* & P. Balint-Kurti n

MeSH headings : Chromosomes, Plant / genetics; Genes, Plant / physiology; Genetic Loci / physiology; Phenotype; Plant Diseases / genetics; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that the Rp1-D21 phenotype is profoundly affected by genetic background, and this results demonstrate that Mutant-Assisted Gene Identification and Characterization is a viable approach for identifying naturally occurring useful genetic variation. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Joint Analysis of Near-Isogenic and Recombinant Inbred Line Populations Yields Precise Positional Estimates for Quantitative Trait Loci

The Plant Genome Journal, 3(3), 142.

By: K. Kump n, J. Holland n, M. Jung*, P. Wolters* & P. Balint-Kurti n

TL;DR: Combined QTL analysis in which data from RIL populations is combined with data derived from NIL populations segregating for the same pair of alleles improves mapping resolution over the conventional approach with virtually no additional resources. (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)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2010 journal article

Maize Leaf Epiphytic Bacteria Diversity Patterns Are Genetically Correlated with Resistance to Fungal Pathogen Infection

MOLECULAR PLANT-MICROBE INTERACTIONS, 23(4), 473–484.

By: P. Balint-Kurti*, S. Simmons, J. Blum, C. Ballare & A. Stapleton

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti*, S. Simmons, J. Blum, C. Ballaré & A. Stapleton

MeSH headings : Anti-Bacterial Agents; Bacteria / classification; Bacteria / genetics; Chromosomes, Bacterial / classification; Chromosomes, Bacterial / genetics; Fungi / immunology; Genotype; Glutamate Decarboxylase; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plant Leaves / microbiology; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: The colocalization of QTL between low bacterial diversity and fungal blight-resistance and the increase in beta diversity in antibiotic-treated leaves suggest that occupation of leaf habitats by a particular set of suppressive bacteria may restrict phyllosphere bacterial variability and increase resistance to fungal infection. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Mapping resistance quantitative trait loci for three foliar diseases in a maize recombinant inbred line population - Evidence for multiple disease resistance?

Phytopathology, 100(1), 72–79.

By: J. Zwonitzer, N. Coles, M. Krakowsky, C. Arellano, J. Holland*, M. McMullen, R. Pratt, P. Balint-Kurti*

Contributors: J. Zwonitzer, N. Coles, M. Krakowsky, C. Arellano, J. Holland*, M. McMullen, R. Pratt, P. Balint-Kurti*

MeSH headings : Fungi / growth & development; Immunity, Innate / genetics; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Quantitative Trait Loci / genetics; Quantitative Trait Loci / physiology; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / microbiology; Zea mays / physiology
TL;DR: The objectives of this study were to identify quantitative trait loci for resistance to these diseases in a maize recombinant inbred line (RIL) population derived from a cross between maize lines Ki14 and B73, and to evaluate the evidence for the presence of genes or loci conferring multiple disease resistance (MDR). (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)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2010 journal article

Resistance loci affecting distinct stages of fungal pathogenesis: use of introgression lines for QTL mapping and characterization in the maize - Setosphaeria turcica pathosystem

BMC PLANT BIOLOGY, 10(1).

By: C. Chung*, J. Longfellow*, E. Walsh*, Z. Kerdieh*, G. Van Esbroeck n, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Nelson*

Contributors: C. Chung*, J. Longfellow*, E. Walsh*, Z. Kerdieh*, G. Van Esbroeck n, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Nelson*

MeSH headings : Ascomycota / physiology; Chromosome Mapping; DNA, Plant / genetics; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Immunity, Innate; Models, Genetic; Phenotype; Plant Diseases / genetics; Quantitative Trait Loci; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / immunology; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: The research has led to successful identification of two reliably-expressed QTL that can be utilized to protect maize from S. turcica in different environments and will facilitate the application of quantitative resistance in crop protection. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

The Wheat Puroindoline Genes Confer Fungal Resistance in Transgenic Corn

Journal of Phytopathology, 159(3), 188–190.

By: J. Zhang*, J. Martin*, P. Balint-Kurti*, L. Huang* & M. Giroux*

Contributors: J. Zhang*, J. Martin*, P. Balint-Kurti*, L. Huang* & M. Giroux*

author keywords: Puroindolines; corn; southern leaf blight resistance
TL;DR: Pina and Pinb are effective in vivo as antifungal proteins and could be valuable tools in corn SLB control. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Use of a Maize Advanced Intercross Line for Mapping of QTL for Northern Leaf Blight Resistance and Multiple Disease Resistance

CROP SCIENCE, 50(2), 458–466.

By: P. Balint-Kurti n, J. Yang*, G. Van Esbroeck n, J. Jung* & M. Smith*

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti n, J. Yang*, G. Van Esbroeck n, J. Jung* & M. Smith*

TL;DR: The IBM population, an advanced intercross recombinant inbred line population derived from a cross between the lines Mo17 and B73, was evaluated in three environments for two traits related to NLB resistance, weighted mean disease (WMD) and incubation period (IP), and for days to anthesis (DTA). (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 article

Maize Disease Resistance

Handbook of Maize: Its Biology, pp. 229–250.

By: P. Balint-Kurti* & G. Johal

TL;DR: This chapter presents a selective view of maize disease resistance to fungal diseases, highlighting some aspects of the subject that are currently of significant interest or that the authors feel have been under-investigated. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2009 review

Shades of gray: the world of quantitative disease resistance

[Review of ]. TRENDS IN PLANT SCIENCE, 14(1), 21–29.

By: J. Poland*, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Wisser n, R. Pratt* & R. Nelson*

Contributors: J. Poland*, P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Wisser n, R. Pratt* & R. Nelson*

MeSH headings : Genes, Plant; Immunity, Innate / genetics; Immunity, Innate / physiology; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plants / genetics; Plants / microbiology; Signal Transduction
TL;DR: It is proposed that a new generation of genetic resources, complemented by careful phenotypic analysis, will produce a deeper understanding of plant defense and more effective utilization of natural resistance alleles. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Use of selection with recurrent backcrossing and QTL mapping to identify loci contributing to southern leaf blight resistance in a highly resistant maize line

THEORETICAL AND APPLIED GENETICS, 118(5), 911–925.

By: J. Zwonitzer n, D. Bubeck*, D. Bhattramakki*, M. Goodman n, C. Arellano n & P. Balint-Kurti n

Contributors: J. Zwonitzer n, D. Bubeck*, D. Bhattramakki*, M. Goodman n, C. Arellano n & P. Balint-Kurti n

MeSH headings : Chromosome Mapping; Chromosomes, Plant; Crops, Agricultural / anatomy & histology; Crops, Agricultural / genetics; Crops, Agricultural / immunology; Crops, Agricultural / microbiology; Crosses, Genetic; Genetic Linkage; Genetic Markers; Immunity, Innate / genetics; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plant Leaves / immunology; Plant Leaves / microbiology; Quantitative Trait Loci / genetics; Selection, Genetic; Zea mays / anatomy & histology; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / immunology; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: The goal of this paper was to characterize the loci responsible for the increased SLB resistance of NC292 and NC330 and to determine how many of the SLB disease resistance quantitative trait loci (dQTL) were selected for in the development ofNC292 andNC330. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

IDENTIFYING MAIZE GERMPLASM WITH RESISTANCE TO AFLATOXIN ACCUMULATION

Toxin Reviews, 27(3-4), 319–345.

By: W. Williams, M. Krakowsky, G. Windham, P. Balint-Kurti*, L. Hawkins & W. Henry

author keywords: aflatoxin; Aspergillus flavus; maize; plant resistance; Zea mays
TL;DR: USDA-ARS scientists at Mississippi State, Mississippi; Tifton, Georgia; and Raleigh, North Carolina; have engaged in a multilocation approach to germplasm screening, finding lines that displayed low levels of contamination should be useful in maize breeding programs for developing parental inbred lines and aflatoxin-resistant maize hybrids. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2008 journal article

Identification of quantitative trait loci for resistance to southern leaf blight and days to anthesis in two maize recombinant inbred line populations

Phytopathology, 98(3), 315–320.

By: P. Balint-Kurti*, J. Zwonitzer, M. Pè, G. Pea, M. Lee & A. Cardinal

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti*, J. Zwonitzer, M. Pè, G. Pea, M. Lee & A. Cardinal

MeSH headings : Ascomycota / physiology; Breeding; Flowers / genetics; Flowers / growth & development; Flowers / microbiology; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Immunity, Innate / genetics; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plant Leaves / genetics; Plant Leaves / growth & development; Plant Leaves / microbiology; Quantitative Trait Loci / genetics; Recombination, Genetic; Time Factors; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / growth & development; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: A comparison of the results of all published SLB resistance QTL studies suggested that bins 3.04 and 6.01 are 'hotspots' for SLB resistant loci, while there was any phenotypic correlation between the traits. (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)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2008 journal article

Mining and Harnessing Natural Variation: A Little MAGIC

Crop Science, 48(6), 2066.

By: G. Johal*, P. Balint-Kurti n & C. Weil*

Contributors: G. Johal*, P. Balint-Kurti n & C. Weil*

TL;DR: A gene-centered approach is proposed, dubbed MAGIC (mutant-assisted gene identifi cation and characterization), that uses Mendelian mutants or other genetic variants in a trait of interest as reporters to identify novel genes and variants for that trait. (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)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2008 review

Mining and Harnessing Natural Variation: A Little MAGIC

[Review of ]. Crop Science, 48(6), 2066–2073.

By: G. Johal, P. Balint-Kurti & C. Well

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Use of an advanced intercross line population for precise mapping of quantitative trait loci for gray leaf spot resistance in maize

CROP SCIENCE, 48(5), 1696–1704.

By: P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Wisser n & J. Zwonitzer n

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Wisser n & J. Zwonitzer n

TL;DR: The IBM population, an advanced intercross recombinant inbred line population derived from a cross between the maize lines Mo17 (resistant) and B73 (susceptible), was evaluated for resistance to GLS and for days from planting to anthesis (DTA). (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Disruption of a maize 9-lipoxygenase results in increased resistance to fungal pathogens and reduced levels of contamination with mycotoxin fumonisin

MOLECULAR PLANT-MICROBE INTERACTIONS, 20(8), 922–933.

By: X. Gao*, W. Shim*, C. Goebel, S. Kunze*, I. Feussner*, R. Meeley*, P. Balint-Kurti n, M. Kolomiets*

Contributors: X. Gao*, W. Shim*, C. Göbel*, S. Kunze*, I. Feussner*, R. Meeley*, P. Balint-Kurti n, M. Kolomiets*

author keywords: lipid peroxidation
MeSH headings : Alleles; Fumonisins / analysis; Fungi / growth & development; Fungi / metabolism; Fungi / pathogenicity; Immunity, Innate / genetics; Lipoxygenase / genetics; Lipoxygenase / physiology; Mutation; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / physiology; Zea mays / enzymology; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: Data suggest that oxylipin metabolism mediated by a specific plant 9-LOX isoform is required for fungal pathogenesis, including disease development and production of spores and mycotoxins. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Mapping resistance to Southern rust in a tropical by temperate maize recombinant inbred topcross population

THEORETICAL AND APPLIED GENETICS, 114(4), 659–667.

By: M. Jines n, P. Balint-Kurti n, L. Robertson-Hoyt n, T. Molnar, J. Holland n & M. Goodman n

Contributors: M. Jines n, P. Balint-Kurti n, L. Robertson-Hoyt n, T. Molnar, J. Holland n & M. Goodman n

MeSH headings : Basidiomycota; Chromosome Mapping; Crosses, Genetic; Environment; Immunity, Innate / genetics; Microsatellite Repeats / genetics; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Quantitative Trait Loci; Tropical Climate; Zea mays
TL;DR: Resistance was simply inherited in this population and the major QTL is likely a dominant resistant gene that is independent of plant maturity, which would be desirable if the resistance alleles maintained resistance across environments while not increasing plant maturity. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Precise mapping of quantitative trait loci for resistance to southern leaf blight, caused by Cochliobolus heterostrophus race O, and flowering time using advanced intercross maize lines

GENETICS, 176(1), 645–657.

By: P. Balint-Kurti n, J. Zwonitzer n, R. Wisser n, M. Carson*, M. Oropeza-Rosas n, J. Holland n, S. Szalma n

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti n, J. Zwonitzer n, R. Wisser n, M. Carson*, M. Oropeza-Rosas n, J. Holland n, S. Szalma n

MeSH headings : Ascomycota / physiology; Chromosome Mapping; Chromosomes, Plant / genetics; Crosses, Genetic; Flowers / microbiology; Flowers / physiology; Immunity, Innate; Models, Biological; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / immunology; Quantitative Trait Loci / genetics; Time Factors; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / microbiology
TL;DR: The intermated B73 × Mo17 (IBM) population, an advanced intercross recombinant inbred line population derived from a cross between the maize lines B73 and Mo17, was evaluated in four environments for resistance to southern leaf blight disease. (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; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Analysis of quantitative trait loci for resistance to southern leaf blight in juvenile maize

Phytopathology, 96(3), 221–225.

By: P. Balint-Kurti* & M. Carson*

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti* & M. Carson*

TL;DR: There was a very weak but significant correlation between the overall resistance phenotypes of the RILs scored as mature and juvenile plants, and the quantitative resistance observed was largely isolate non-specific. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Identification of quantitative trait loci for resistance to southern leaf blight and days to anthesis in a maize recombinant inbred line population

PHYTOPATHOLOGY, 96(10), 1067–1071.

By: P. Balint-Kurti*, M. Krakowsky, M. Jines*, L. Robertson*, T. Molnar, M. Goodman*, J. Holland*

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti*, M. Krakowsky, M. Jines*, L. Robertson*, T. Molnár, M. Goodman*, J. Holland*

author keywords: flowering; Helminthosporium
TL;DR: A recombinant inbred line population derived from a cross between the maize lines NC300 (resistant) and B104 (susceptible) was evaluated for resistance to southern leaf blight (SLB) disease caused by Cochliobolus heterostrophus race O and for days to anthesis in four environments. (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

QTL Mapping for Fusarium Ear Rot and Fumonisin Contamination Resistance in Two Maize Populations

Crop Science, 46(4), 1734.

By: L. Robertson-Hoyt n, M. Jines n, P. Balint-Kurti n, C. Kleinschmidt*, D. White*, G. Payne n, C. Maragos*, T. Molnár, J. Holland n

Contributors: L. Robertson-Hoyt n, M. Jines n, P. Balint-Kurti n, C. Kleinschmidt*, D. White*, G. Payne n, C. Maragos*, T. Molnár, J. Holland n

TL;DR: QTL mapping was used to study the genetic relationships between resistances to ear rot and fumonisin contamination and to investigate consistency of QTL acrosspopulations to identify quantitative trait loci (QTL) for resistance to Fusarium ear rot, and appeared consistent for both traits across both populations. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2006 journal article

QTL mapping for fusarium ear rot and fumonisin contamination resistance in two maize populations

Crop Science, 46(4), 1734–1743.

By: L. Robertson-Hoyt, M. Jines, P. Balint-Kurti, C. Kleinschmidt, D. White, G. Payne, C. Maragos, T. Molnar, J. Holland

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Registration of 20 GEM maize breeding germplasm lines adapted to the southern USA

CROP SCIENCE, 46(2), 996–998.

By: P. Balint-Kurti n, M. Blanco*, M. Millard*, S. Duvick*, J. Holland n, M. Clements*, R. Holley*, M. Carson*, M. Goodman n

TL;DR: Twenty maize breeding germplasm lines were developed cooperatively by the USDA GEM (Germplasm Enhancement of Maize) project on the basis of resistance to Fusarium ear rot, resistance to lodging, early flowering, synchrony of silk and pollen production, and reduced plant and ear height. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Registration of nine high-yielding tropical by temperate maize germplasm lines adapted for the southern USA

CROP SCIENCE, 46(4), 1825–1826.

By: M. Carson*, P. Balint-Kurti n, M. Blanco*, M. Millard*, S. Duvick*, R. Holley*, J. Hudyncia n, M. Goodman n

TL;DR: Replicated breeding trials coordinated by North Carolina State University as part of the GEM project, and conducted by several public and private GEM cooperators, have identified nine superior F2S2 germplasm lines (S2 lines derived from an F2 population) containing 50% tropical germ plasm by pedigree. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 review

The genetic architecture of disease resistance in maize: A synthesis of published studies

[Review of ]. PHYTOPATHOLOGY, 96(2), 120–129.

By: R. Wisser, P. Balint-Kurti* & R. Nelson

Contributors: R. Wisser, P. Balint-Kurti* & R. Nelson

TL;DR: It was evident from the distinct dQTL distributions for the different diseases that certain breeding schemes may be more suitable for certain diseases. (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, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Towards a molecular understanding of Mycosphaerella/banana interactions

Banana Improvement : Cellular, Molecular Biology, and Induced Mutations.

By: P. Balint-Kurti & A. Churchill

Ed(s): . S. M. Jain & R. Swennen

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 journal article

Inverted repeat of a heterologous 3′-untranslated region for high-efficiency, high-throughput gene silencing

The Plant Journal, 33(4), 793–800.

By: D. Brummell*, P. Balint-Kurti*, M. Harpster*, J. Palys*, P. Oeller* & N. Gutterson*

Contributors: D. Brummell*, P. Balint-Kurti*, M. Harpster*, J. Palys*, P. Oeller* & N. Gutterson*

author keywords: double-stranded RNA; gene silencing; inverted repeat; nos; RNAi; siRNA
MeSH headings : 3' Untranslated Regions / genetics; Agrobacterium tumefaciens / genetics; Agrobacterium tumefaciens / metabolism; Amino Acid Oxidoreductases / genetics; Amino Acid Oxidoreductases / metabolism; Arabidopsis / genetics; Gene Silencing; Solanum lycopersicum / genetics; Plants, Genetically Modified; Plasmids / genetics; Polygalacturonase / genetics; Polygalacturonase / metabolism; Repetitive Sequences, Nucleic Acid / genetics
TL;DR: The method has the advantage of ease and rapidity in preparation of the constructs, since a gene of interest can be inserted into a binary vector already containing the promoter and the inverted nos domain in a single-cloning step, and does not require any knowledge of the DNA sequence. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2001 journal article

Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of embryogenic cell suspensions of the banana cultivar Rasthali (AAB)

Plant Cell Reports, 20(2), 157–162.

By: T. Ganapathi*, N. Higgs*, P. Balint-Kurti*, C. Arntzen*, G. May* & J. Van Eck*

Contributors: T. Ganapathi*, N. Higgs*, P. Balint-Kurti*, C. Arntzen*, G. May* & J. Van Eck*

author keywords: banana; Agrobacterium; Rasthali
TL;DR: A protocol was developed for establishing embryogenic suspension cultures from in vitro-grown, thin shoot-tip sections of the banana cultivar Rasthali, using Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain EHA105 containing the binary vector pVGSUN with the als gene as a selectable marker and an intron-containing the gusA genes as a reporter gene for transformations. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2001 report

Better bananas – the biotech way

In Infomusa (Vol. 10) [Co-operative Report].

By: P. Balint-Kurti, E. Firoozabady, Y. Moy, R. Mercier, R. Fong, L. Wong, N. Gutterson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2001 journal article

Development of a transformation system for Mycosphaerella pathogens of banana: a tool for the study of host/pathogen interactions

FEMS Microbiology Letters, 195(1), 9–15.

By: P. Balint-Kurti*, G. May & A. Churchill

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti*, G. May & A. Churchill

author keywords: fungal transformation; plant disease; green fluorescent protein; Musa
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2000 journal article

Fruit-specific lectins from banana and plantain

Planta, 211(4), 546–554.

By: W. Peumans*, W. Zhang*, A. Barre*, C. Astoul*, P. Balint-Kurti*, P. Rovira*, P. Rougé\mathsemicolon, G. May* ...

Contributors: W. Peumans*, W. Zhang*, A. Barre*, C. Houlès Astoul*, P. Balint-Kurti*, P. Rovira*, P. Rougé*, G. May* ...

author keywords: fruit lectins; jacalin; lectin; mannose; Musa; plantain
MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Cloning, Molecular; Fruit / chemistry; Fruit / classification; Lectins / chemistry; Lectins / genetics; Lectins / isolation & purification; Molecular Sequence Data; Phylogeny; Plant Lectins; Sequence Homology, Amino Acid; Species Specificity
TL;DR: The identification of BanLec and PlanLec demonstrates the occurrence of jacalin-related lectins in monocot species, suggesting that these lectins are more widespread among higher plants than is actually believed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 23, 2019

2000 journal article

Identification and chromosomal localization of the monkey retrotransposon in Musa sp.

Molecular and General Genetics MGG, 263(6), 908–915.

By: P. Balint-Kurti*, S. Clendennen*, M. Doleželová*, M. Valárik*, J. Doležel*, P. Beetham*, G. May*

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti*, S. Clendennen*, M. Doleželová*, M. Valárik*, J. Doležel*, P. Beetham*, G. May*

MeSH headings : Chromosome Mapping; Gene Dosage; Genomic Library; In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence; Molecular Sequence Data; Polymorphism, Genetic; Retroelements / genetics; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Sequence Homology, Nucleic Acid; Zingiberales / genetics
TL;DR: It is indicated that monkey is present in both the A and B genomes of Musa, and that it is found in 200–500 copies per haploid genome in cv. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2019

1998 journal article

Non-autonomous regulation of a graded, PKA-mediated transcriptional activation signal for cell patterning

Development, 125(20), 3947–3954. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0031792681&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: P. Balint-Kurti, G. Ginsburgt, J. Liu & A. Kimmel

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti, G. Ginsburgt, J. Liu & A. Kimmel

Source: ORCID
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1997 journal article

Characterization of the Tomato Cf-4 Gene for Resistance to Cladosporium fulvum Identifies Sequences That Determine Recognitional Specificity in Cf-4 and Cf-9

The Plant Cell, 9(12), 2209.

By: C. Thomas, D. Jones, M. Parniske, K. Harrison, P. Balint-Kurti*, K. Hatzixanthis, J. Jones

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
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1997 chapter

The cAMP gene family of Dictyostelium discoideum: expression, regulation, function. Dictyostelium-A Model System for Cell and Developmental Biology

In Frontiers Science Series (pp. 163–172). Universal Academy Press, Inc.

By: K. Rogers, G. Ginsburg, X. Mu, R. Gollop, P. Balint-Kurti, J. Louis, A. Kimmel