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Baker, R.L., F. Leong, S. Welch, and C. Weinig. 2018. Mapping and predicting non-linear Brassica rapa growth phenotypes based on Bayesian and frequentist complex trait estimation. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, in press. 

Guadagno, C.R., B.E. Ewers, C. Weinig. 2018. Circadian rhythms and redox state in plants: till stress do us part. Frontiers in Plant Science, in press

Rubin, M.J., M. T. Brock , R. L. Baker, S. Wilcox, K. Anderson, S. J. Davis, and C. Weinig. 2018. Circadian rhythms are associated with shoot architecture in multi-year field studies. New Phytologist, in press.

Salmela, M.J., R. L. McMinn, C. R. Guadagno, B. E. Ewers, and Cynthia Weinig. 2018. Circadian rhythms and reproductive phenology covary in a natural plant population. Journal of Biological Rhythms, in press.


Baker, R.L., W. F. Leong, N. An, M.T. Brock, M.J. Rubin, S.M. Welch, and C. Weinig. 2017. Bayesian estimation and high-throughput remote sensing indices for quantitative genetic analyses of plant development. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, DOI: 10.1007/s00122-017-3001-6

Hubbard, C., M.T. Brock, L. van Diepen, B.E. Ewers, L. Maignien, and C. Weinig. 2017. The plant circadian clock influences rhizosphere community structure and function. ISME J, DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2017.172

An, N., S.M. Welch, R.J.C. Markelz, R.L. Baker, C.M. Palmer, J. Ta, J.N. Maloof, and C. Weinig. 2017. Quantifying time-series of leaf morphology using 2D and 3D photogrammetry methods for high-throughput plant phenotyping. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 

Baker, R.L., Y. Yarkhunova, K. Vidal, B.E. Ewers, and C. Weinig. 2017. Polyploidy and the relationship between leaf structure and function: implications for correlated evolution of anatomy, morphology, and physiology in Brassica. BMC Plant Biology, DOI: 10.1186/s12870-016-0957-3

Brock, M.T., R. Winkelman, M.J. Rubin, C.E. Edwards, B.E. Ewers, and C. Weinig. 2017. Allocation to male vs female floral function varies by currency and responds differentially to density and moisture stress. Heredity, doi: 10.1038/hdy.2017.41

Greenham, K., C.R. Guadagno, M.A. Gehan, T.C. Mockler, C. Weinig, B.E. Ewers, and C.R. McClung. 2017. Temporal network analysis identifies early physiological and transcriptomic indicators of mild drought in Brassica rapa. eLife, doi: 10.7554/eLife.29655

Guadagno, C.R., B.E. Ewers, H.N. Speckman, T.L. Aston, B.J. Huhn, S.B. DeVore, J.T. Ladwig, R. N. Strawn, and C. Weinig. 2017. Dead or alive? Using membrane failure and chlorophyll fluorescence to predict mortality from drought. Plant Physiology, DOI:

Kerwin, R., J. Feusier, A. Muok, C. Lin, B. Larson, D. Copeland, J. Corwin, M.J. Rubin, M. Francisco, B. Li, B. Joseph, C. Weinig, and D.J. Kliebenstein. 2017. Epistatic by environment interactions among Arabidopsis thaliana glucosinolate genetic impact traits and fitness in the field. New Phytologist, doi: 10.1111/nph.14646

Markelz, R.J.C., M.F. Covington, M.T. Brock, U.K. Devisetty, D.J. Kliebenstein, C. Weinig, J.N. Maloof. 2017. Using RNA-Seq for genomic scaffold placement, correcting assemblies, and genetic map creation in a common Brassica rapa mapping population. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics,

Rubin, M.J., M.T. Brock, M. Knapp, S.M. Welch, S.L. Harmer, J.N. Maloof, S.J. Davis, and C. Weinig. 2017.  Circadian phenotypes vary across seasonal environments and correlate with fitness components. Molecular Ecology DOI: 10.1111/mec.14287 


An, N., C.M. Palmer, R.L. Baker, RJ C Markelz, J. Ta, J.N. Maloof, S.M. Welch, and C. Weinig. 2016. Plant high-throughput phenotyping using photogrammetry and imaging techniques to measure leaf length and rosette area. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture,

Brock, M.T., L.K. Lucas, N.A. Anderson, M.J. Rubin, R.J.C. Markelz, M.F. Covington, U.K. Devisetty, C. Chapple, J.N. Maloof, and C. Weinig. 2016. Biochemical underpinnings, QTL effects, and ecological relevance of floral UV patterning. Molecular Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/mec.13534

Edwards, C.E., B.E. Ewers, and C. Weinig. 2016. Genotypic variation in biomass allocation in response to field drought has a greater effect on yield than gas exchange or phenology.  BMC Plant Biology, DOI: 10.1186/s12870-016-0876-3 

Salmela, M.J., K. Greenham, P. Lou, C.R. McClung & C. Weinig. 2016. Variation in circadian rhythms is maintained among and within populations in Boechera stricta. Plant, Cell, and Environment, DOI: 10.1111/pce.12670

Salmela, M.J., B.E. Ewers, and C. Weinig. 2016. Natural quantitative genetic variance in plant growth differs in response to ecologically relevant temperature heterogeneity. Ecology and Evolution, doi: 10.1002/ece3.2482.


Baker, R.L, L.W. Fung, M.T. Brock, R.J. Markelz, M.F. Covington, U.K. Devisetty, J.N. Maloof, S.M. Welch, and C. Weinig. 2015. Modeling growth and quantitative trait mapping reveal independent genetic modules for leaf size and shape in Brassica rapa. New Phytologist DOI: 10.1111/nph.13509

De Montaigu, A., M.J. Rubin, A. Giakountis, R. Toth, V. Sokolova, F. Cremer, A. Porri, M. Reymond, C. Weinig, and G. Coupland. 2015..Natural diversity in the diurnal waveform of GIGANTEA expression influences Arabidopsis growth. PNASdoi: 10.1073/pnas.1422242112 

Kerwin, R., J. Feusier, J. Corwin, M. Rubin, C. Lin, A. Muok, B. Larson, B. Li, B. Joseph, M. Francisco, D. Copeland, C. Weinig, and D.J. Kliebenstein. 2015. Natural genetic variation in Arabidopsis thaliana defense metabolism genes modulates field fitness. eLife doi: 10.7554/eLife.05604

Xie, Q., P. Lou, V. Hermand, R. Aman, H.J. Park, D-J Yun, W-Y Kim, M.J. Salmela, B.E. Ewers, C. Weinig, S.L. Khan, D. Loring, P. Schaible, and C.R. McClung. 2015. Allelic polymorphism of GIGANTEA is responsible for naturally occurring variation in circadian period in Brassica rapa. PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421803112 

Yarkhunova, Y., C. Edwards, B.E. Ewers, R.L. Baker, and C. Weinig. 2015. Selection during domestication affects the circadian clock and the expression of ecophysiological traits in Brassica rapa. New Phytologist DOI: 10.1111/nph.13758

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