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Suzanne M Cunningham


  • Research Crop Physiologist

Selected Publications

Avice, J., Volenec, J., & Cunningham, S. (2004). Methyl jasmonate alters N partitioning, N reserves accumulation and induces gene expression of a 32-kDa vegetative storage protein that possess. Physiol. Plant, 120, 113-123.

Haagenson, D., Cunningham, S., Joern, B., & Volenec, J. (2003). Autumn defoliation effects on alfalfa winter survival, root physiology, and gene expression. Crop Science, 43, 1340-1348.

Kalengamaliro, N., Cunningham, S., & Volenec, J. (2003). Growth, sugar accumulation, and dark respiration of suspension cell cultures derived from contrasting alfalfa cultivars. Plant Cell, Tissue, and Organ Culture, 72, 163-171.

Cunningham, S., & Volenec, J. (2003). Raffinose and stachyose accumulation, galactinol synthase expression, and winter injury of contrasting Medicago sativa germplasms. Crop Science, 43, 562-570.

Haagenson, D., Cunningham, S., & Volenec, J. (2003). Root physiology of less fall dormant, winter hardy alfalfa selections. Crop Science, 43, 1441-1447.

Noquet, C., Avice, J., Cunningham, S., & Volenec, J. (2003). Short-day photoperiod-induced changes in N uptake, N partitioning and accumulation of vegetative storage proteins in two Medicago sativa L. cultivars. Func. Plant Biol, 30(30), 853-863.

Avice, J., Volenec, J., Cunningham, S., & Sors, T. (in press). Vegetative storage proteins in overwintering storage organs of forage legumes: roles and regulation. Can. J. Bot.

Singa, R., Cunningham, S., Volenec, J., & Gana, J. (2005). Analysis of the RootCAR1 Promoter in Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Mesophyll and Root Tissue Protoplasts. 170.

Milton, A., Cunningham, S., Volenec, J., & Gana, J. (2005). Determining if Dual TATA Elements in RootCAR1 Promoter Have Functional Alternative Transcription Start Sites in Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Abiotic-Stressed Plants. 172.

Quaye, L., Cunningham, S., Volenec, J., & Gana, J. (2005). Expression of RootCAR1 in Seedlings of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) exposed to Exogenous ABA, Cold, dehydration, and Salinity. 173.

Awards & Honors

(2005) Travelling Grant to the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) meetings. American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB).

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