Scientific Papers

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CÉSPEDES, R., ARRIETA, N., BARQUERO, M., ABDELNOUR, A., NIELEN, S. and INGELBRECHT, I. (2020) Determination of Radiosensitivity of Coffea arabica var. Venecia Seeds to Gamma-ray Irradiation. Chapter 7, Section 3. Mutation Induction Techniques for Enhancing Genetic Variation. Proceedings of the FAO/IAEA International Symposium on Plant Mutation Breeding and Biotechnology. (in press)
HAWLICZEK, A., BOLIBOK, L., TOFIL, K., BORZĘCKA, E., JANKOWICZ-CIEŚLAK, J., GAWROŃSKI, P., KRAL, A., TILL, B.J. and BOLIBOK-BRĄGOSZEWSKA, H. Deep Sampling and Pooled Amplicon Sequencing Reveals Hidden Genic Variation in Heterogeneous Rye Accessions. (submitted)
JANKOWICZ-CIESLAK, J., GOESSNITZER, F., DATTA, S., VILJOEN, A., INGELBRECHT, I., and TILL, B.J. Induced Mutations for Generating Bananas Resistant to Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race 4. Chapter 9, Section 4. Mutation Breeding in the Post-Genomic Era. Proceedings of the FAO/IAEA International Symposium on Plant Mutation Breeding and Biotechnology. (in press)
MBA, C., ABANG, M., DIULGHEROFF, S., HRUSHKA, A., HUGO, W., INGELBRECHT, I., JANKULOSKI, L., LESKIEN, D., LOPEZ, V., MUMINJANOV, H., MULILA MITTI, J., NERSISYAN, A., NOORANI, A., PIAO, Y. and SAGNIA, S. (2020). FAO Supports Countries in the Implementation of the Second Global Plan of Action for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Acta Hortic. 1267, 197-208. DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2020.1267.30.
RABEFIRAISANA, H.J., GHANIM, A.M.A., ANDRIANJAKA, A., RASOAMAMPIONONA, B., JANKULOSKI, L., RAZAFINDRASOA, M.A., RAVELONJANAHARY, N.H., RAKOTOARISOA, N.V. Impact of Mulch-Based Cropping Systems Using Green Mulch and Residues on the Performance of Advanced Mutants Lines of Maize (Zea mays (L.)) Under Infested Field with the Parasitic Weed Striga asiatica (L.) Kuntze in Madagascar. Chapter 18. Section 2. Mutation Breeding in Crop Improvement and Climate-Change Adaptation. Proceedings of the FAO/IAEA International Symposium on Plant Mutation Breeding and Biotechnology. (in press)
ROY, S., GHANIM, A.M.A., NUNEKPEKU, W., RASHIDUL ISLAM, MD. RASEL AND MD. MAHMUD AL NOOR (2020). Phenotyping of Lentil Genotypes for Drought Tolerance Using Polyethylene Glycol. Indian Journal of Natural Sciences ISSN: 0976–0997; Vol.10, Issue 58, February 2020.


KENZHEBAYEVA, S., ABEKOVA, A., ATABAYEVA, S., YERNAZAROVA, G., OMIRBEKOVA, N., ZHANG, G., TURASHEVA, S., ASRANDINA, S., SARSU, F., WANG, Y. (2019) Mutant Lines of Spring Wheat with Increased Iron, Zinc, and Micronutrients in Grains and Enhanced Bioavailability for Human Health. Hindawi BioMed Research International Volume 2019, Article ID 9692053, 10 pages.
PANTCHEV, I., AZIZ, S., SARSU, F., TOMLEKOVA, N. (2019) Applicability of ISAP, ISSR and SSR Markers in Tomato Breeding Programs. Vegetable Crops of Russia (6):24-26.
WILSON, P.B., STREICH, J.C., MURRAY, K.D., EICHTEN, S.R., CHENG, R., AITKEN, N.C., SPOKAS, K., WARTHMANN, N., GORDON, S.P., VOGEL, J.P., and BOREVITZ, J.O. (2019). Global Diversity of the Brachypodium Species Complex as a Resource for Genome-Wide Association Studies Demonstrated for Agronomic Traits in Response to Climate. Genetics, 2019, 211(1), 317–331.
OBERHOFER, M., HESS, J., LEUTGEB, M., GÖSSNITZER, F., RATTEI, T., WAWROSCH, C. and ZOTCHEV, S.B. (2019). Exploring Actinobacteria Associated with Rhizosphere and Endosphere of the Native Alpine Medicinal Plant Leontopodium nivale Subspecies alpinum. Frontiers in Microbiology 10. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02531
TRAMONTANO, A., JARC, L., JANKOWICZ-CIESLAK, J. HOFINGER, B.J., GAJEK, K., SZURMAN-ZUBRZYCKA, M., SZAREJKO, I., INGELBRECHT, I. and TILL, B.J. (2019). Fragmentation of Pooled PCR Products for Highly Multiplexed TILLING. G3-Genes Genomes Genetics 9(8):g3.400301.2019. DOI: 10.1534/g3.119.400301


TILL, B.J., DATTA, S., JANKOWICZ-CIESLAK. J. (2018) TILLING: The Next Generation. In: Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology. Rajeev K. Varshney et al. (eds.), Springer. DOI: 10.1007/10_2017_54
AMRI, W.T., LAOUAR, M., ABDELGUERFI, A., JANKOWICZ-CIESLAK, J., TILL, B.J. (2018) Genetic Variability Induced by Gamma Rays and Preliminary Results of Low-Cost TILLING on M2 Generation of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Frontiers in Plant Science-Plant Breeding 9:1568. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01568
DATTA, S., JANKOWICZ-CIESLAK. J., NIELEN, S., INGELBRECHT, I., TILL, B.J. (2018) Induction and Recovery of Copy Number Variation in Banana through Gamma Irradiation and Low Coverage Whole Genome Sequencing. Plant Biotechnology Journal. DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12901
GRONENBORN, B., RANDLES, J.W., DENNIS KNIERIM, BARRIÈRE, Q., VETTEN, H.J., WARTHMANN, N., CORNU, D., SILEYE, T., WINTER, S., TIMCHENKO, T. (2018) Analysis of DNAs Associated with Coconut Foliar Decay Disease Implicates a Unique Single-Stranded DNA Virus Representing a New Taxon. Scientific Reports 8, Article number: 5698. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-23739-y
ZHANG, C, SIMPSON, R.J., KIM, C.M., WARTHMANN, N., DELHAIZE, E., DOLAN, L., BYRNE, M.E., WU, Y., RYAN, P.R. (2018) Do Longer Root Hairs Improve Phosphorus Uptake? Testing the Hypothesis with Transgenic Brachypodium distachyon Lines Overexpressing Endogenous RSL Genes. New Phytol. 2018 Jan 17; 157:97
TRAMONTANO, A., JARC, L., JANKOWICZ-CIESLAK, J., HOFINGER, B.J., GAJEK, K., SZURMAN-ZUBRZYCKA, M., SZAREJKO, I., INGLEBRECHT, I., TILL, B.J. (2018) Fragmentation of pooled PCR products for deep amplicon sequencing. bioRxiv preprint first posted online 24 October 2018.
BACHIRI, H., DJEBBAR, R., MEKLICHE, A., DJENADI, C., GHANIM, A.M.A. (2018). Carbon Isotope Discrimination as a Physiological Marker to Select Tolerant Wheat Genotypes (Triticum aestivum L.) Under Water Limited Conditions. American Journal of Plant Physiology SSN 1557-4539, DOI: 10.3923/ajpp.2018.1-7
KAMAL, N.M., MOHAMMED, Y., GHANIM, A.M.A. (2018) Performance of Sorghum Stay-green Introgression Lines Under Post-Flowering Drought. April 2018. International Journal of Plant Research 7(3). DOI: 10.5923/j.plant 20170703.02
KAMAL, N.M., ALNOR GORAFI, Y.S., TSUJIMOTO, H., GHANIM, A.M.A. (2018) Stay-Green QTLs Response in Adaptation to Post-Flowering Drought Depends on the Drought Severity. BioMed Research International Volume 2018, Article ID 7082095.
BAHUGUNA, R.N., GUPTA, P., BAGRI, J., SINGH, D., DEWI, A.K., TAO, L., ISLAM, M., SARSU, F., SINGLA-PAREEK, S.L., PAREEK, A. (2018) Forward and Reverse Genetics Approaches for Combined Stress Tolerance in Rice. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology.
BADIGANNAVAR, A., TEME, N., OLIVEIRA, A.C., LI, G., VAKSMANN, M., VIANA, V.E., GANAPATHI, T.R., SARSU, F. (2018) Physiological, Genetic and Molecular Basis of Drought Resilience In Sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology.
ŞEN, A., SARSU, F. (2018) Genetic Diversity in Sodium Azide Induced Wheat Mutants Studied by SSR Markers. Trakya University Journal of Natural Sciences 19(2):129-135. DOI: 10.23902/trkjnat.424305
ŞEN, A., SARSU,F. (2018) Evaluating of Salt Stress Tolerance in Selected Wheat Mutant Progenies with Contributing Expression Analysis of TaWRKY Genes and Antioxidant Defence Parameters, Celal Bayar University Journal of Science 14 (3): 315-320. DOI: 10.18466/cbayarfbe.430620


HORN, L.N., GHEBREHIWOT, H.M. SARSU, F., SHIMELIS, H.A. (2017). Participatory Varietal Selection Among Elite Cowpea Genotypes in Northern Namibia, Legume Research, 40(6): 995–1003, Print ISSN:0250-5371 / Online ISSN:0976-0571.
PROMNART, U. PURIPUNYAVANICH, V. BOONSIRICHAI, K., DOUNGSOONGNERN, P., KAEWCHUENCHAI, R., CHAMOTRI, S., KLAKHAENG, K., SARSU, F. (2017). Breeding Thai Rice for Flood Tolerance through Electron Beam-induced Mutations. Scientific and Academic Publishing International Journal of Genetic Engineering, Print ISSN: 2167–7239 / Online ISSN: 2167–7220, 5(1): 1–10 doi:10.5923/j.ijge.20170501.01.
HORN, L.N., SHIMELIS, H.A., SARSU, F., MWADZINGENI, L., LAING, M.D. (2017). Genotype-by-environment Interaction for Grain Yield among Novel Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) Selections Derived by Gamma Irradiation. The Crop Journal, Elsevier, Available online 8 December 2017.
KENZHEBAYEVA, S.S., DOKTYRBAY, G., CAPSTAFF, N.M., SARSU, F. OMIRBEKOVA, N.Zh. EILAM, T., TASHENEV, D.K., MILLER, A.J. (2017). Searching a spring wheat mutation resource for correlations between yield, grain size, and quality parameters, Journal of Crop Improvement, DOI: 10.1080/15427528.2016.1276990.
TOMLEKOVA, N.B., WHITE, P.J., THOMPSON, J.A., PENCHEV, E.A., NIELEN, S. (2017). Mutation increasing ß-carotene Concentrations does not Adversely Affect Concentrations of Essential Mineral Elements in Pepper Fruit. PLOSONE, DOI: 10.1371/Journal.pone.0172180, pp. 1–9.
DUITAMA, J., TELLO, D., LEIVA, A.M., HOFINGER, B., DATTA, S., LENTINI, Z., ARANZALES, E., TILL, B., CEBALLOS, H. (2017). Deep Assessment of Genomic Diversity in Cassava for Herbicide Tolerance and Starch Biosynthesis. Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal 5: 185–194.
ODIPIO, J., TITUS, A., INGELBRECHT, I., NUSINOW, D.A., BART, R., TAYLOR, N.J. (2017). Efficient CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing of Phytoene desaturase in Cassava. Frontiers in Plant Science: 8:1780. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01780.
GUPTA, P., REDDAIAH, P., SALAVA, H., UPADHYAYA, P., TYAGI, K., SARMA, S., DATTA, S., MALHOTRA, B., THOMAS, S., SUNKUM, A., DEVULAPALLI, S., TILL, B.J., SREELAKSHMI, Y., SHARMA, R. (2017). NGS-Based Identification of Induced Mutations in a Doubly Mutagenized Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Population. The Plant Journal: 92, 495–508.
JAWHAR, M., TILL, B.J., ALBATERNI, A., SKIHEITA, A., ARABI, M.I.E., BAKRI, Y., MIRALI, N. (2017). Optimizing Ecotilling Technique for Tracking Field Cochliobolus sativus Population. Journal of Plant Pathology 99(2): 339–345.


BADO, S., FORSTER, B.P., PADILLA-ALVAREZ, R., RESCH, C., MIGLIORI, A., DIAWARA, Y., JAKSIC, M., MUKTHAR, A.A., NIELEN, S., LAIMER, M. (2016). Prediction of Salt Tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa) Based on Shoot Ion Content under Non-Stressed Conditions. Journal of Materials Science and Engineering A 6 (1-2) 1–16.
NANDKANGRE, H., OUEDRAOGO, M., SAWADOGO, M., BADO, S., SAWADOGO, N., OUOBA, A., KONATE, M.N. (2016). Morphometric and agronomic characterization of 56 ginger landraces in Burkina Faso. Journal of Applied Biosciences 100:9545–9556.
NANDKANGRE, H., OUEDRAOGO, M., NANEMA, R.K., BADO, S., OUEDRAOGO, N., SAWADOGO, M. (2016). Variability, Correlations, Heritability and Genetic Advance of Rhizome Yield and Yield Related Traits in Ginger (Zingiberofficinale Rosc.) Landraces from Burkina Faso. Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences 6(8)54–60.
OLASUPO, F.O., ILORI, C.O., FORSTER, B.P., BADO, S. (2016). Mutagenic Effects of Gamma Radiation on Eight Accessions of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata [L.] Walp.). American Journal of Plant Sciences, 7, 339–351.
TOMLEKOVA, N. SOFKOVA-BOBCHEVA, S.Y., SARSU, F. AND BAUDIN, J.-P. (2016). Genetic diversity of Bulgarian Phaseolus vulgaris L. Based On phaseolin type and seed-coat colour. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, Agricultural Academy. 22 (No 3) 447–451.
TOMLEKOVA N., YANCHEVA S., SARSU F., CHUPOV A., PENCHEV E., MASHEVA S. (2016). Adaptation of HPLC analysis for quantification of main carotenes in tomato. Comptes rendus de l’Académie Bulgare des sciences, 69(7): 869–876.
Bado, S., M.A. Rafiri, K. El-Achouri, E. Sapey, S. Nielen, A.M.A. Ghanim, B.P. Forster, M. Laimer (2016). In Vitro Methods for Mutation Induction in Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). African Journal of Biotechnology 15(39): 2132-2145.
Bado, S., M. Laimer, N. Gueye, N.F. Deme, E. Sapey, A.M.A. Ghanim, V.C. Blok, B.P. Forster (2016). Micto-Tuber Production in Diploid and Tetraploid Potato after Gamma Irradiation of In Vitro Cuttings for Mutation Induction. American Journal of Plant Sciences 7: 1871-1887.
Masheva, S., V. Yankova, D. Markova, T.S. Lazarova, M. Naydenov, N. Tomlekova, F. Sarsu, T.S. Dincheva (2016). Use of Microbioagants to Reduce Soil Pathogens and Root-knot Nematodes in Greenhouse-grown Tomatoes. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 22(1): 91-97.
Velkov, N., N. Tomlekova, F. Sarsu (2016). Sensitivity of Watermelon Variety Bojura to Mutant Agents 60Co and EMS. Journal of BioSci Biotech. 5:105-110.


Bado, S., R. Padilla-Alvarez, A. Migliori, B.P. Forster, M. Jaksic, Y. Diawara, R. Kaiser, M. Laimer (2015). The Application of XRF and PIXE in the Analysis of Rice Shoot and Compositional Screening of Genotypes. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 09/2015; DOI:10.1016/j.nimb.2015.08.081.
JHURREE-DUSSORUTH, B., J. JANKOWICZ-CIESLAK, B.J. TILL. Genetic Diversity Study of Dessert-type Banana Accessions in Mauritius using Low-Cost SNPs Detection Technology. Acta Horticulturae (in press).
Bado, S., P. Bazongo, G. Son, A.M. Lykke, T.K. Moe, B.P. Forster, S. Nielen, A. Ouedraogo, I.H.N. Bassolé (2015). Physicochemical Characteristics and Composition of Three Morphotypes of Cyperus esculentus Tubers and Tuber Oils. Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry,
Maghuly, F., J. Jankowicz-Cieslak, S. Pabinger, B.J. Till, M. Laimer (2015). Geographic origin is not supported by the genetic variability found in a large living collection of Jatropha curcas with accessions from three continents. Biotechnology Journal 10, pp 536–551.
Forster, B.P., B.J. Till, A.M.A. Ghanim, H.O.A. Huynh, H. Burstmayr, P.D.S. Caligari (2015). Accelerated Plant Breeding. CAB International 2015 (Online ISSN 1749-8848).
Leal-Bertioli, S.C.M., S.P. Santos, K.M. Dantas, P.W. Inglis, S. Nielen, A.C.G. Araujo, J.P. Silva, U. Cavalcante, P. Guimarães, A.C. Brasileiro, N. Carrasquilla-Garcia, R.V. Penmetsa, D. Cook, M.C. Moretzsohn, D. Bertioli (2015). Arachis batizocoi: a study of its relationship to cultivated peanut (A. hypogaea) and its potential for introgression of wild genes into the peanut crop using induced allotetraploids. Ann Bot 115, p. 237–49.


Lee, L.S., Till, B.J., Hill, H., Huynh, O.A., Jankowicz-Cieslak, J. Mutation and Mutation Screening. Chapter 8 in: Cereal Genomics, Methods and Protocols Series: Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 1099. Eds: Robert J. Henry, Agnelo Furtado. Humana Press, ISBN 978-1-62703-714-3 (2014).


Lagoda, P.J.L. 2.1 Use of Tissue Culture and Mutation Induction to Improve Banana Production for Smallholders in Sri Lanka. In: Chapter 2: Case Studies in the Crop Sector of Biotechnologies at Work for Smallholders: Case Studies from Developing Countries in Crops, Livestock and Fish (Edited by J. Ruane, J.D. Dargie, C. Mba, P. Boettcher, H.P.S. Makkar, D.M. Bartley and A. Sonnino), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); ISBN 978-5-107877-8 (2013) pp. 8–17.
Czyczyło-Mysza, I., Marcińska, I., Jankowicz-Cieślak, J., Dubert, F. The effect of ionizing radiation on vernalization, growth and development of winter wheat. Acta biologica Cracoviensia. Series botanica. 01/2013; 55(1):1-6. DOI:DOI: 10.2478/abcsb-2013-0004 pp.1-6 (2013).
Huynh, O.A., Hofinger, B.J., Beshir, M.M., Jankowicz-Cieslak, J., Guo, H., Forster, B.P., Till, B.J. Do-it-yourself molecular biology for plant breeding: low-cost tools for developing countries. Plant Genetics and Breeding Technologies; Plant Diseases and Resistance Mechanisms: Proceedings, February 18-20, 2013, Vienna, Austria. Medimond - Monduzzi Editore international Proceedings Division, Pianoro, Italy, 2013, p. 33-36. ISBN 978-88-7587-682-1.
Jankowicz-Cieslak, J., Kozak-Stankiewicz, K., Seballos, G., Razafinirina, L., Rabefiraisana, J., Rakotoarisoa, N.V., Forster, B.P., Vollmann, J., Till, B.J. Application of soft X-ray and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy for rapid phenotyping of mutant rice seed. Plant Genetics and Breeding Technologies; Plant Diseases and Resistance Mechanisms: Proceedings, February 18-20, 2013, Vienna, Austria. Medimond - Monduzzi Editore international Proceedings Division, Pianoro, Italy, 2013, p. 37-40. ISBN 978-88-7587-682-1.
Bado, S., Kozak, K., Sekander, H., Alhajaj, N., Ghanim, A., Forster, B.P., Laimer, M. 2013. Resurgence of X-rays in mutation breeding. Plant Genetics and Breeding Technologies; Plant Diseases and Resistance Mechanisms: Proceedings, February 18-20, 2013, Vienna, Austria. Medimond - Monduzzi Editore international Proceedings Division, Pianoro, Italy, 2013, p. 13-16. ISBN 978-88-7587-682-1.
Matijevic, M., Bado, S., Lagoda, P.J.L., Forster, B.P. 2013. Impact of induced mutations in plant breeding. Plant Genetics and Breeding Technologies; Plant Diseases and Resistance Mechanisms: Proceedings, February 18-20, 2013, Vienna, Austria. Medimond - Monduzzi Editore international Proceedings Division, Pianoro, Italy, 2013, p. 45-47. ISBN 978-88-7587-682-1.
Ali, A.M., Elamein, H.M., Tahir, I.S.A., Baum, M., Forster, B.P. Doubled haploid production in spring wheats of hot irrigated environments. Plant Genetics and Breeding Technologies; Plant Diseases and Resistance Mechanisms: Proceedings, February 18-20, 2013, Vienna, Austria. Medimond - Monduzzi Editore international Proceedings Division, Pianoro, Italy, 2013, p. 49-52. ISBN 978-88-7587-682-1.
Taassob-Shirazi F., Forster B.P., Huang B., Grausgruber H., Franckowiak J. Rapid introgression of mutant traits for fodder quality in barley. Plant Genetics and Breeding Technologies; Plant Diseases and Resistance Mechanisms: Proceedings, February 18-20, 2013, Vienna, Austria. Medimond — Monduzzi Editore International Proceedings Division, Pianoro, Italy, 2013, p. 53-56. ISBN 978-88-7587-682-1.
Maghuly, F., Jankowicz-Cieslak, J., Till, B.J., Laimer, M. The use of ECO-TILLING for the genetic improvement of Jatropha curcas. In: Sujatha M., Bahadur B. and Carels N., Compendium of Bioenergy Crops: Jatropha curcas. 2; Science Publishers, (USA), ISBN: 978-1461449140 (2013).
Hofinger, B.J., Huynh, O.A. Jankowicz-Cieslak, J. Müller, A., Otto, I., Kumlehn, J., Till, B.J. Validation of doubled haploid plants by enzymatic mismatch cleavage. Plant Methods, 9:43 (2013).
Jandrić, Z., Rathor, M.N., Chhem-Kieth, S., Adu-Gyamfi, J., Mayr, L., Resch, C., Bado, S., Švarc-Gajić, J., Cannavan, A. 2013 Uptake of 14C-atropine and/or its transformation products from soil by wheat (Triticum aestivum var Kronjet) and their translocation to shoots. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B. Vol. 48, Iss. 12: 1034-1042.
Mehlo, L., Mbambo, Z., Bado, S., Lin, J., Moagi, S.M., Buthelezi, S., Stoychev, S., Chikwamba, R. Induced protein polymorphisms and nutritional quality of gamma irradiation mutants of sorghum. Mutation Research 749 (2013) 66–72.


Induction, rapid fixation and retention of mutations in vegetatively propagated banana. Joanna Jankowicz-Cieslak, Owen A. Huynh, Marta Brozynska, Joy Nakitandwe† and Bradley J. Till* Plant Breeding and Genetics Laboratory, Joint FAO ⁄ IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, IAEA Laboratories Seibersdorf, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria Plant Biotechnology Journal (2012) 10, pp. 1056–1066 doi: 10.1111/j.1467-7652.2012.00733.x
Kozak, K., Jankowicz-Cieslak, J., Bado, S., Till, B.J., Galek, R. and Sawicka-Sienkiewicz, E. 2012. Inter-varietal differences of Lupinus angustifolius in response to chemical and physical mutagens. In: B. NAGANPWSKA, P. KACHLICKI, B. WOLKO (eds.) 2011. ‘Lupin crops – an opportunity for today, a promise for the future’. Proceedings of the 13th International Lupin Conference, 6–10 June 2011, Poznań, Poland. International Lupin Association, Canterbury, New Zeland. ISBN 978-83-61607-73-1, 112-117.
Maghuly, F., Jankowicz-Cieslak, J., Till, B. and Laimer, M. 2012. The use of ECO-TILLING for the genetic improvement of Jatropha curcas. In: SUJATHA M., BAHADUR B. AND CARELS N., Compendium of Bioenergy Crops: Jatropha curcas. 2, Science Publishers, USA.
Shu, Q.Y., Forster, B.P. and Nakagawa, H. 2012. Plant mutation breeding and biotechnology. CABI International, 600.
Wening, S., Croxford, A.E., Ford, C.S., Thomas, W.T.B., Forster, B.P., Okyere-Boteng, G., Nelson, S.P.C., Caligari, P.D.S. and Wilkinson, M.J. 2012. Ranking the value of germplasm: new oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) breeding stocks as a case study. Annals of Applied Biology 160: 145-156.
Wang, T.L., Uauy, C., Robson, F. and Till, B. 2012. TILLING in extremis. Plant Biotechnology Journal in press.


Jain, S.H., Till, B.J., Suprasanna, P. and Roux, N. 2011. Mutations and cultivar development in banana, Chapter 10 In Banana Breeding: Progress and Challenges; CRC Press 203–218.
Lokko, Y., Mba, C., Spencer, M., Till, B.J. and Lagoda, P. 2011. Nanotechnology and synthetic biology: Potential in crop improvement, International Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, 9(3&4): 599-604.
Caligari, P.D.S., Forster, B.P., 2011. Plant breeding and crop improvement. John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Maghuly, F., Jankowicz-Cieslak, J., Calari, A., Ramkat, R., Till, B.J., Laimer, M., 2011. Investigation of genetic variation in Jatropha curcas by Ecotilling and ISSR. IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference. BMC Proceedings, ISSN 1753-6561.
Jankowicz-Cieslak, J., Huynh, O.A., Bado, S., Matijevic, M., Till, B.T., 2011. Reverse-genetics by TILLING expands through the plant kingdom. Emirates Journal of Food and Agricutlure 23(4):290-300.


Mba, C., Afza, R., Bado, S. and Jain, S.M. 2010. Induced mutagenesis in plant using physical and chemical agents, Plant Cell Culture: Essential Methods. DOI: 10.1002/9780470686522.ch7.
Wang, T., Uauy, C., Till, B.J. and Liu, C.M. 2010. TILLING and associated technologies, Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 52(11): 1027–1030.
Tadele, Z., Mba, C. and Till, B.J., 2010. TILLING for mutations in model plants and crops. In Molecular Techniques in Crop Improvement, 2nd edition, Springer, Netherlands, 307-332.
Till, B.J., 2010. Mutation detection in plants by enzymatic mismatch cleavage. In The Handbook of Plant Mutagenesis and Mutant Screening (Mining of Natural and Induced Alleles), Wiley-Blackwell-VHC, Germany, 131-148.
Till, B.J., Jankowicz-Cieslak, J., Sagi, L., Huynh, O.A., Utsushi, H., Sweenen, R., Terauchi, R. and Mba, C., 2010. Discovery of nucleotide polymorphisms in the Musa gene pool by Ecotilling. In Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 121(7): 1381-1389.
Lamien, C.E., Lelenta, M., Goger, W., Silber, R., Tuppurainen, E., Matijevic, M., Luckins, A.G. and Diallo, A., 2010. Real time PCR method for simultaneous detection, quantitation and differentiation of capripoxviruses.


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