Selected Publications


Tolley S, Yang Y, and Mohammadi M. 2020. High-throughput phenotyping identifies plant growth differences under well-watered and drought conditions using a limited number of replicates. In Press. Journal of Integrative Agriculture.

Russell B, Guzman C, and Mohammadi M. 2020. Traits that are influenced by nitrogen scarcity for soft red winter wheat in the US. In Press Frontiers in Plant Science.

Mohammadi M, Xavier A, Beckett T, Beyer S, Chen L, Chikssa H, Cross V, French E, Gaire R, Griebel S, Lopez M, Moreira F, Prather S, Russell B1, Wang W. 2020. Identification, Deployment, and Transferability of Quantitative Trait Loci from Genome-Wide Association Studies in Plants. In Press Current Plant Biology.

Tolley S. and  Mohammadi M. 2020. Variation in root and shoot growth in response to reduced nitrogen. Plants 2020, 9(2), 144;

Daba S, Tyagi P, Brown-Guedira G, and Mohammadi M. 2019. Genome-wide association study in historical and contemporary winter wheat of the US identified height reducing loci. Accepted for publication. The Crop Journal.

Gaire R, Mao Huang, Sneller C, Griffey C, Brown-Guedira G, and Mohammadi M. 2019. Association genetics of baking and milling quality traits in an elite soft red winter wheat population. Crop Science 59: 1–10.

Daba S, Tyagi P, Brown-Guedira G, and Mohammadi M. 2018. Genome-wide association studies to identify loci and candidate genes controlling kernel weight and length in a historical US wheat population. Frontiers in Plant Science 9: Article #1045, pages 1-14.

Beyer S, Daba S, Tyagi P, Bockelman H, Brown-Guedira G, Mohammadi M. 2018. Loci and candidate genes controlling root traits in wheat seedlings - a wheat root GWAS. Functional and Integrative Genomics 19: 91-107.

Daba S, Horsley R, Schwarz P, Capettini F, and Mohammadi M. 2018. Association and genome analyses to propose putative candidate genes for malt quality traits. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.9485.

Daba S, Burgerman R, Horsley R, Chao S, and Mohammadi M. 2019. Genome-wide association study and candidate gene identification for leaf scald and net blotch in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Plant Disease. 103: 880-889.

Mohammadi M, Tiede T, Smith K. 2015. PopVar: A genome-wide approach for predicting genetic variance and correlated response in bi-parental breeding populations. Crop Science 55: 2068-2077.

Tiede T, Mohammadi M. 2015. PopVar: Genomic Breeding Tools: Genetic variance prediction and cross-validation. R package version 1.0.

Tiede T, Kumar L, Mohammadi M, and Smith K. 2015. Predicting genetic variance in bi-parental breeding populations is more accurate when explicitly modeling the segregation of informative genomewide markers. Molecular Breeding 35: Article #199, pages 1-13.

Poets A, Mohammadi M, Seth K, Wang H, Kono T, Fang Z, Muehlbauer G, Smith K, Morrell P. 2015. The effects of both recent and long-term selection and genetic drift are readily evident in North American barley breeding populations. G3 (Bethesda) 29: 609-622.

Kono T, Fu F, Mohammadi M, Hoffman P, Liu C, Stupar R, Smith K, Tiffin P, Fay J, Morrell P. 2016. The role of deleterious substitutions in crop genomes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33: 2307-2317.

Mohammadi M, Endelman J, Nair N, Shiaoman C, Jones S, Muehlbauer G, Ullrich S, Baik B-K, Wise M, Smith K. 2014. Association mapping of grain hardness, polyphenol oxidase, total phenolics, amylose content, and β-glucan in US barley breeding germplasm. Molecular Breeding 34: 1229–1243.

Mohammadi M, Budde A, Horsley R, Ullrich S, Blake T, Hayes P, Hole D, Obert D, Cooper B, Chao S, Smith K. 2015. A genome-wide association study of malting quality across eight U.S. barley breeding programs. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 128: 704 – 721.

Mohammadi M, Torkamaneh D, Patpour M. 2013. Seedling stage resistance of Iranian bread wheat germplasm to race Ug99 of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici. Plant Disease 97: 387-392.

Mohammadi M, Mehrazar E, Izadi-Darbandi A and Najafian G. 2013. Genotype diversity of Puroindoline genes (Pina-D1 and Pinb-D1) in bread wheat cultivars developed in Iran and CIMMYT. Journal of Crop Improvement 27: 361-375. DOI: 10.1080/15427528.2013.775988.

Mohammadi M, Anoop V, Gleddie S, Harris L. 2011. Proteomic profiling of two maize inbreds during early gibberella ear rot infection. Proteomics 11: 3675-3684.

Mohammadi M, Kav N, Deyholos M. 2007. Transcriptional profiling of hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) roots identifies novel, dehydration-responsive genes. Plant, Cell and Environment 30: 630–645.

Mohammadi M, Kav N, Deyholos M. 2008. Transcript expression profile of water-limited roots of hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum var. Opata). Genome 51:357-367.


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