Graduate Prize for Publishing


Graduate Prize for publishing winners

This past Monday we had a chance to acknowledge the grad student publications that occurred since our inaugural prize in April.  The awards were presented at a reception held at the Greenhouse cafe in the Bovey building.

Recipients of the Graduate Prize for publishing (Spring 2013) were Greg Downs, Joanna Follings, Ann Meyer, Walaa Mousa, Jonathon Roepke, Eric Tozzi, Fawn Turner, and Zeinab Yadegari and are listed below. 

Gregory  S. Downs
Liseron-Monfils, C., Y-M Bi, G.S. Downs, W. Wu, T. Signorelli, G. Lu, X. Chen, E. Bondo, T. Zhu, L.N. Lukens, J. Colasanti, S.J. Rothstein and M.N. Raizada. 2013. Nitrogen transporter and assimilation genes exhibit developmental stage-selective expression in maize (Zea mays L.) associated with distinct cis-acting promoter motifs. Plant Signal Behav 8:e26056

Joanna  M. Follings
Follings, J., N. Soltani, D.E. Robinson, F.J. Tardif, M.B. Lawton, and P.H. Sikkema. 2013. Control of glyphosate resistant giant ragweed in soybean with preplant herbicides. Agricultural Sciences 4(4), 195-205.

Follings, J., N. Soltani, D.E. Robinson, F.J. Tardif, M.B. Lawton, and P.H. Sikkema. 2013. Glyphosate-Resistant giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida L.): 2, 4-D dose response and control with postemergence herbicides in soybean. American Journal of Plant Sciences,  4:1790-1798.

Follings, J., N. Soltani, D.E. Robinson, F.J. Tardif, M.B. Lawton, and P.H. Sikkema. 2013. Distribution of glyphosate and cloransulam-methyl resistant giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida L.) populations in southern Ontario. Agricultural Sciences –accepted.

Ann  C. Meyer
Doust, A.N., L.N. Lukens, K.M. Olsen, M. Mauro-Herrera, A.C. Meyers and K. Rogers. 2013. Beyond the single gene – do epistasis and gene-by-environment effects influence crop domestication? PNAS 2013-0894OR.

Walaa K Mousa
Mousa, W.K. And M.N. Raizada. 2013. The diversity of anti-microbial secondary metabolites produced by fungal endophytes: an interdisciplinary perspective. Frontiers in Microbiology Vol 4, Article 65, pp 1-18.

Jonathon  P. Roepke
Roepke, J and Bozzo, G.G. 2013. Biocatalytic synthesis of quercetin 3-O-glucoside-7-O-rhamnoside by metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli. Chem BioChem DOI 10.1002/cbic.201300474 (Accepted September 4, 2013).

Roepke, J., T. Jean, K.J. Perkel, T.J. Blom and G.G. Bozzo. 2013. Daminozide alters anthocyanin metabolism in ray florets of bronze chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum morifolium Ramat.) Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 32:453-460

Eric Tozzi
Tozzi, E., H. Beckie, R.Weiss, J.L. Gonzolez-Andujar, J. Storkey, S.Z.H. Cici and R.C. Van Acker. 2013. Seed germination response to temperature for a range of international populations of Conyza canadensis (Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronq. Var. Canadensis). Weed Res. 53: (in press)

Fawn  A. Turner
Turner, F.A. And R.C. Van Acker. 2013. In situ emergence timing of large and small crabgrass in residential turfgrass of Southern Ontario. Can. J. Plant Sci. 93:503-509.

Turner, F.A. and R.C. Van Acker. 2013. Fertilizer application has no effect on large (Digitaria sanguinalis) or smooth (D. Ischaemum) crabgrass germination and emergence in residential turfgrass in a northern climate. Weed Sci:

Zeinab Yadegari
Reinprecht, Y., Yadegari, Z., Perry, G. E., Siddiqua, M., Wright, L. C., McClean, P. E., Pauls, P. K. 2013. In silico comparison of genomic regions containing genes coding for enzymes and transcription factors for the phenylpropanoid pathway in Phaseolus vulgaris L. and Glycine max L. Merr. Frontiers in Plant Science  4 #00317: 1-26.  DOI=10.3389/fpls.2013.00317.

Congratulations to you all!

The Department Plant Ag is proud of our students' many accomplishments, and are honoured to celebrate them with you.