Works (67)

2020 journal article

Ad hoc breeding of a genetically depauperate landrace of noble fir (Abies procera Rehder) using SNP genotyping via high-throughput targeted sequencing

Tree Genetics & Genomes, 16(5).

By: O. Hansen, K. Lamour, R. Whetten, J. Xu, A. Cuenca, M. Islam, U. Nielsen

Source: ORCID
Added: August 11, 2020

2020 journal article

Correspondence between Breeding Values of the Same Pinus taeda L. Genotypes from Clonal Trials and Half-Sib Seedling Progeny Trials

Forest Science.

By: M. Shalizi, S. Gezan, S. McKeand, J. Sherrill, W. Cumbie, R. Whetten, F. Isik

Source: ORCID
Added: September 11, 2020

2020 journal article

Population structure, landscape genomics, and genetic signatures of adaptation to exotic disease pressure in Cornus florida L.—Insights from GWAS and GBS data

Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 5.

By: A. Pais, R. Whetten & Q. Xiang

Source: ORCID
Added: August 11, 2020

2018 journal article

Heritable variation in needle spectral reflectance of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) peaks in red edge

Remote Sensing of Environment, 219, 89–98.

By: J. Čepl, J. Stejskal, Z. Lhotáková, D. Holá, J. Korecký, M. Lstibůrek, I. Tomášková, M. Kočová ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: December 3, 2018

2017 journal article

Advances in ecological genomics in forest trees and applications to genetic resources conservation and breeding

Molecular Ecology, 26(3), 706–717.

By: J. Holliday, S. Aitken, J. Cooke, B. Fady, S. Gonzalez-Martinez, M. Heuertz, J. Jaramillo-Correa, C. Lexer ...

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

2017 journal article

Correspondence of loblolly pine response for fusiform rust disease from local and wide-ranging tests in the Southern United States

Forest Science, 63(5), 496–503.

By: J. Spitzer, F. Isik, R. Whetten, A. Farjat & S. McKeand

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

2017 journal article

Ecological genomics of local adaptation in cornus florida l. By genotyping by sequencing

Ecology and Evolution, 7(1), 441–465.

By: A. Pais, R. Whetten & Q. Xiang

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

2017 journal article

Optimal seed deployment under climate change using spatial models: Application to loblolly pine in the Southeastern US

Journal of the American Statistical Association, 112(519), 909–920.

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

2017 journal article

Response of Turkish and Trojan fir to Phytophthora cinnamomi and P. cryptogea

Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 32(5), 406–411.

By: W. Kohlway, R. Whetten, D. Benson & J. Frampton

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 9, 2019

2017 journal article

Variation among Loblolly Pine Seed Sources across Diverse Environments in the Southeastern United States

Forest Science, 63(1), 39–48.

By: A. Farjat, A. Chamblee, F. Isik, R. Whetten & S. McKeand

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

2016 journal article

Genetic variability and heritability of chlorophyll a fluorescence parameters in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.)

Tree Physiology, 36(7), 883–895.

By: J. Čepl, D. Holá, J. Stejskal, J. Korecký, M. Kočová, Z. Lhotáková, I. Tomášková, M. Palovská ...

Ed(s): J. Schnitzler

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

2016 journal article

Quantitative trait loci influencing forking defects in an outbred pedigree of loblolly pine

BMC Genetics, 17(1).

By: J. Xiong, S. McKeand, F. Isik, J. Wegrzyn, D. Neale, Z. Zeng, L. da Costa e Silva, R. Whetten

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

2015 journal article

Modeling climate change effects on the height growth of loblolly pine

Forest Science, 61(4), 703–715.

By: A. Farjat, F. Isik, B. Reich, R. Whetten & S. McKeand

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

2015 journal article

Phylogenomics of polyploid Fothergilla (Hamamelidaceae) by RAD-tag based GBS-insights into species origin and effects of software pipelines

Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 53(5), 432–447.

By: Z. Qi, Y. Yu, X. Liu, A. Pais, T. Ranney, R. Whetten, Q. Xiang

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2014 journal article

Decoding the massive genome of loblolly pine using haploid DNA and novel assembly strategies

Genome Biology, 15(3).

By: D. Neale, J. Wegrzyn, K. Stevens, A. Zimin, D. Puiu, M. Crepeau, C. Cardeno, M. Koriabine ...

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

2014 journal article

Development of a genetic linkage map for Pinus radiata and detection of pitch canker disease resistance associated QTLs

Trees, 28(6), 1823–1835.

By: P. Moraga-Suazo, L. Orellana, P. Quiroga, C. Balocchi, E. Sanfuentes, R. Whetten, R. Hasbún, S. Valenzuela

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2014 journal article

Genetic analysis of diallel progeny test data using factor analytic linear mixed models

Forest Science, 60(1), 119–127.

By: F. Ogut, . maltecca, R. Whetten, S. McKeand & F. Isik

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

2014 journal article

Genetics of stem forking and ramicorn branches in a cloned loblolly pine family

Forest Science, 60(2), 360–366.

By: J. Xiong, S. McKeand, R. Whetten & F. Isik

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

2013 journal article

Genomic Estimated Breeding Values Using Genomic Relationship Matrices in a Cloned Population of Loblolly Pine

G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 3(5), 909–916.

By: J. Zapata-Valenzuela, R. Whetten, D. Neale, S. McKeand & F. Isik

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 9, 2019

2013 journal article

Potential for evolutionary responses to climate change - evidence from tree populations

Global Change Biology, 19(6), 1645–1661.

By: F. Alberto, S. Aitken, R. Alía, S. González-Martínez, H. Hänninen, A. Kremer, F. Lefèvre, T. Lenormand ...

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

2012 journal article

Interactions of Fr genes and mixed-pathogen inocula in the loblolly pine-fusiform rust pathosystem

Tree Genetics & Genomes, 8(1), 15–25.

By: F. Isik, H. Amerson, R. Whetten, S. Garcia & S. McKeand

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

2012 journal article

SNP markers trace familial linkages in a cloned population of Pinus taeda - prospects for genomic selection

Tree Genetics & Genomes, 8(6), 1307–1318.

By: J. Zapata-Valenzuela, F. Isik, . maltecca, J. Wegrzyn, D. Neale, S. McKeand, R. Whetten

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

2011 journal article

Association genetics of carbon isotope discrimination, height and foliar nitrogen in a natural population of Pinus taeda L

Heredity, 107(2), 105–114.

By: W. Cumbie, A. Eckert, J. Wegrzyn, R. Whetten, D. Neale & B. Goldfarb

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2011 journal article

Comparison between tracheary element lignin formation and extracellular lignin-like substance formation during the culture of isolated Zinnia elegans mesophyll cells

Biologia, 66(1), 88–95.

By: Y. Sato, Y. Yajima, N. Tokunaga & R. Whetten

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

2010 journal article

Genetic variation of stem forking in loblolly pine

Forest Science, 56(5), 429–436.

By: J. Xiong, F. Isik, S. McKeand & R. Whetten

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

2010 review

Research gap analysis for application of biotechnology to sustaining US forests

[Review of ]. Journal of Forestry, 108(4), 193–201.

By: R. Whetten & R. Kellison

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

2009 journal article

Polymerase chain reaction of template for massively-parallel pyrosequencing

Journal of Biomolecular Techniques, 20(2), 128–134.

By: R. Whetten, S. Valenzuela & I. Frampton

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

2009 journal article

Post-translational modification of an R2R3-MYB transcription factor by a MAP Kinase during xylem development

New Phytologist, 183(4), 1001–1013.

By: A. Morse, R. Whetten, C. Dubos & M. Campbell

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

2008 article

Erratum: Resistance of Pinus taeda families under artificial inoculations with diverse fusiform rust pathogen populations and comparison with field trials (vol 38, pg 2687, 2008)

Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Vol. 38, p. 3151.

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

2008 journal article

Resistance of Pinus taeda families under artificial inoculations with diverse fusiform rust pathogen populations and comparison with field trials

Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 38(10), 2687–2696.

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

2006 journal article

Characterization of two laccases of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) expressed in tobacco BY-2 cells

Journal of Plant Research, 119(6), 581–588.

By: Y. Sato & R. Whetten

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

2004 journal article

An auxin-inducible gene from loblolly pine ( Pinus taeda L.) is differentially expressed in mature and juvenile-phase shoots and encodes a putative transmembrane protein

Planta, 218(6), 916–927.

By: V. Busov, E. Johannes, R. Whetten, R. Sederoff, S. Spiker, C. Lanz-Garcia, B. Goldfarb

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2004 journal article

Gene Expression during Formation of Earlywood and Latewood in Loblolly Pine: Expression Profiles of 350 Genes

Plant Biology, 6(6), 654–663.

By: U. Egertsdotter, L. Zyl, J. MacKay, G. Peter, M. Kirst, C. Clark, R. Whetten, R. Sederoff

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2004 journal article

Genetics of Postzygotic Isolation in Eucalyptus: Whole-Genome Analysis of Barriers to Introgression in a Wide Interspecific Cross of Eucalyptus grandis and E. globulus

Genetics, 166(3), 1405–1418.

By: A. Myburg, C. Vogl, A. Griffin, R. Sederoff & R. Whetten

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2003 journal article

An arabinogalactan protein associated with secondary cell wall formation in differentiating xylem of loblolly pine.

Plant Molecular Biology.

Source: ORCID
Added: April 9, 2020

2003 journal article

Apparent homology of expressed genes from wood-forming tissues of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) with Arabidopsis thaliana

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 100(12), 7383–7388.

By: M. Kirst, A. Johnson, C. Baucom, E. Ulrich, K. Hubbard, R. Staggs, C. Paule, E. Retzel, R. Whetten, R. Sederoff

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2003 journal article

Aux/IAA gene family is conserved in the gymnosperm, loblolly pine (Pinus taeda)

Tree Physiology, 23(17), 1181–1192.

By: B. Goldfarb, C. Lanz-Garcia, Z. Lian & R. Whetten

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2003 journal article

Changes in mitogen-activated protein kinase activity occur in the maize pulvinus in response to gravistimulation and are important for the bending response

Plant Cell and Environment, 26(7), 991–1001.

By: A. Clore, W. Turner, A. Morse & R. Whetten

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

2003 journal article

Characterisation of PtMYB1, an R2R3-MYB from pine xylem

Plant Molecular Biology, 53(4), 597–608.

By: A. Patzlaff, L. Newman, C. Dubos, R. Whetten, C. Smith, S. McInnis, M. Bevan, R. Sederoff, M. Campbell

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2003 journal article

Characterisation of a pine MYB that regulates lignification

The Plant Journal, 36(6), 743–754.

By: A. Patzlaff, S. McInnis, A. Courtenay, C. Surman, L. Newman, C. Smith, M. Bevan, S. Mansfield ...

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2003 journal article

Comparative genetic linkage maps of Eucalyptus grandis, Eucalyptus globulus and their F1 hybrid based on a double pseudo-backcross mapping approach

Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 107(6), 1028–1042.

By: A. Myburg, A. Griffin, R. Sederoff & R. Whetten

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2002 journal article

Studying the functional genomics of stress responses in loblolly pine with the Expresso microarray experiment management system

Comparative and Functional Genomics, 3(3), 226–243.

By: L. Heath, N. Ramakrishnan, R. Sederoff, R. Whetten, B. Chevone, C. Struble, V. Jouenne, D. Chen ...

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

2001 chapter

Functional genomics and cell wall biosynthesis in loblolly pine

In Plant Cell Walls (pp. 275–291).

By: R. Whetten, Y. Sun, Y. Zhang & R. Sederoff

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2001 journal article

Genotypic control of high-frequency adventitious shoot regeneration via somatic organogenesis in loblolly pine

Plant Science, 161(2), 267–272.

By: W. Tang, R. Whetten & R. Sederoff

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2001 journal article

High-throughput AFLP analysis using infrared dye-labeled primers and an automated DNA sequencer

Biotechniques, 30(2), 348.

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

2001 journal article

Molecular Cloning and Expression of Eight Laccase cDNAs in Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda)*

Journal of Plant Research, 114(2), 147–155.

By: Y. Sato, B. Wuli, R. Sederoff & R. Whetten

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

2001 journal article

Regeneration of transgenic loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) from zygotic embryos transformed with Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Planta (Online), 213(6), 981–989.

By: W. Tang, R. Sederoff & R. Whetten

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

1999 journal article

Construction of an AFLP genetic map with nearly complete genome coverage in Pinus taeda

Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 98(8), 1279–1292.

By: D. Remington, R. Whetten, B. Liu & D. O'Malley

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

1999 journal article

High-efficiency Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Norway spruce (Picea abies) and loblolly pine (Pinus taeda)

Plant Molecular Biology, 39(3), 407–416.

By: A. Wenck, M. Quinn, R. Whetten, G. Pullman & R. Sederoff

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

1998 journal article

AFLP genetic maps of Eucalyptus globulus and E-tereticornis

Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 96(6/7), 727–737.

By: C. Marques, J. Araujo, J. Ferreira, R. Whetten, D. O'Malley, B. Liu, R. Sederoff

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

1998 journal article

Analysis of xylem formation in pine by cDNA sequencing

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 95(16), 9693–9698.

By: I. Allona, M. Quinn, E. Shoop, K. Swope, S. Cyr, J. Carlis, J. Riedl, E. Retzel ...

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

1998 patent

Method of altering lignin in trees

Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

By: J. MacKay, D. O'Malley, R. Whetten & R. Sederoff

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

1998 journal article

Recent advances in understanding lignin biosynthesis

Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology, 49(1998), 585–609.

By: R. Whetten, J. Mackay & R. Sederoff

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

1997 journal article

Abnormal lignin in a Loblolly pine mutant

Science, 277(5323), 235–239.

By: J. Ralph, J. Mackay, R. Hatfield, D. O'Malley, R. Whetten & R. Sederoff

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

1997 journal article

Inheritance, gene expression, and lignin characterization in a mutant pine deficient in cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 94(15), 8255–8260.

By: J. MacKay, D. O'Malley, T. Presnell, F. Booker, M. Campbell, R. Whetten, R. Sederoff

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

1997 chapter

Molecular markers and forest trees

In DNA markers: Protocols, applications, and overviews (pp. 237–257). New York: Wiley-VCH.

By: D. O'Malley & R. Whetten

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

1995 journal article

4-Coumarate:Coenzyme A Ligase from Loblolly Pine Xylem (Isolation, Characterization, and Complementary DNA Cloning)

Plant Physiology, 108(1), 85–97.

Source: ORCID
Added: April 9, 2020

1995 journal article

Characterization of an Unstable Anthocyanin Phenotype and Estimation of Somatic Mutation Rates in Peach

Journal of Heredity, 86(3), 186–193.

By: J. Chaparro, D. Werner, R. Whetten & D. O'Malley

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

1995 journal article

Genetic analysis of cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase in loblolly pine: single gene inheritance, molecular characterization and evolution

MGG Molecular & General Genetics, 247(5), 537–545.

By: J. MacKay, W. Liu, R. Whetten, R. Sederoff & D. O'Malley

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

1995 journal article

Inheritance, Genetic Interaction, and Biochemical Characterization of Anthocyanin Phenotypes in Peach

Journal of Heredity, 86(1), 32–38.

By: J. Chaparro, D. Werner, R. Whetten & D. O'Malley

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

1995 journal article

Lignin biosynthesis

Plant Cell, 7(7), 1001–1013.

By: R. Whetten & R. Sederoff

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

1993 journal article

A Laccase Associated with Lignification in Loblolly Pine Xylem

Science, 260(5108), 672–674.

By: W. Bao, D. O'Malley, R. Whetten & R. Sederoff

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

1993 journal article

The role of laccase in lignification

The Plant Journal, 4(5), 751–757.

By: D. O'Malley, R. Whetten, W. Bao, C. Chen & R. Sederoff

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

1992 journal article

Phenylalanine ammonia-lyase from loblolly pine: Purification of the enzyme and isolation of complementary DNA clones

Plant Physiology, 98(1), 380.

By: R. Whetten & R. Sederoff

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

1991 journal article

Genetic engineering of wood

Forest Ecology and Management, 43(3-4), 301–316.

By: R. Whetten & R. Sederoff

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

1988 journal article

Molecular structure and transformation of the glucose dehydrogenase gene in Drosophila melanogaster

Genetics, 120(2), 475–484.

By: R. Whetten, E. Organ, P. Krasney, D. Cox-Foster & D. Cavener

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: January 4, 2020

1986 journal article

Isolation of the eclosion gene cluster and the developmental expression of the Gld gene in Drosophila melanogaster.

The EMBO Journal, 5(11), 2939–2948.

By: D. Cavener, G. Corbett, D. Cox & R. Whetten

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2020

Employment

1992 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
faculty member Forestry and Environmental Resources

Education

1982 - 1989

Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tennessee, US
Ph.D Molecular Biology