Project Publications

  • Beavers, Alyssa W.; Goggi, A. Susana; Reddy, Manju B.; Lauter, Adrienne Moran; Scott, M. Paul.  2015. Recurrent Selection to Alter Grain Phytic Acid Concentration and Iron Bioavailability. Crop Science. The Crop Science Society of America, Inc. Madison, WI. Available at:
  • Bodnar A.L., Schroder M.N., Scott M.P. (2016) Recurrent Selection for Transgene Activity Levels in Maize Results in Proxy Selection for a Native Gene with the Same Promoter. PLoS One 11:e0148587. Available at
  • Harakotr B., Suriharn B., Scott M., Lertrat K. (2015) Genotypic variability in anthocyanins, total phenolics, and antioxidant activity among diverse waxy corn germplasm. Euphytica 203:237-248. Available at
  • Huffman R.D., Edwards J.W., Pollak L.M., Scott M.P. (2016) Interaction of Genetic Mechanisms Regulating Methionine Concentration in Maize Grain. Crop Science. Available at (featured in CSA news magazine and Research Highlights website).
  • Li L., Zheng W., Zhu Y., Ye H., Tang B., Arendsee Z.W., Jones D., Li R., Ortiz D., Zhao X., C., Nettleton D., Scott M.P., Salas-Fernandez M.G., Yin Y., Wurtele E.S. (2015) QQS orphan gene regulates carbon and nitrogen partitioning across species via NF-YC interactions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112:14734–14739. (selected as paper of the month by TAIR and recommended by Faculty of 1000 )
  • Nankar A., Grant L., Scott M.P., Pratt R. (2016) Agronomic and Kernel Compositional Traits of Blue Maize Landraces from the Southwestern United States. Crop Science.Available at
  • Nankar, A.N., B. Dungan, N. Paz, N. Sudasinghe, T. Schaub, F.O. Holguin and R.C. Pratt. 2016. Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of kernel anthocyanins from southwestern United States Blue Corn. J. Sci. Food Agric. 96:4542-4552. Available at
  • Pratt, R. C., J. B. Holland, P. J. Balint-Kurti, N. D. Coles, J. Zwonitzer, M. A. Casey, and M. D. McMullen. 2015. Registration of the Ki14 × B73 recombinant inbred mapping population of maize. Jour. Plant Registrations 9:262-265. Available at