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Lanzl T, Melchinger AE, Schön CC (2023) Influence of the mating design on the additive genetic variance in plant breeding populations. Theor Appl Genet 136: 236,

Melchinger AE, Fernando R, Stricker C, Schön CC, Auinger HJ (2023) Genomic prediction in hybrid breeding: I. Optimizing the training set design. Theor Appl Genet 136:176,

Revilla P, Butrón A, Rodriguez VM, Rincent R, Charcosset A, Giauffret C, Melchinger AE, Schön CC, Bauer E, Altmann T, Brunel D, Moreno-González J, Campo L, Ouzunova M, Álvarez Á, Galarreta JIRd, Laborde J, Malvar RA (2023) Genetic variation for cold tolerance in two nested association mapping populations. Agronomy 13:195,

Vojgani E, Hölker AC, Mayer M, Schön CC, Simianer H, Pook T (2023) Genomic prediction using information across years with epistatic models and dimension reduction via haplotype blocks. PLOS One, 



Blankenagel S, Eggels S, Frey M, Grill E, Bauer E, Dawid C, Fernie AR, Haberer G, Hammerl R, Barbosa Medeiros D, Ouzunova M, Presterl T, Ruß V, Schäufele R, Schlüter U, Tardieu F, Urbany C, Urzinger S, Weber APM, Schön CC, Avramova V (2022) Natural alleles of the abscisic acid catabolism gene ZmAbh4 modulate water use efficiency and carbon isotope discrimination in maize. Plant Cell 34:3860-3872, doi: 10.1093/plcell/koac200

Gianola D, Fernando RL, Schön CC (2022) Inference about quantitative traits under selection: a Bayesian revisitation for the post-genomic era. Genet Sel Evol 54:78,

Hölker AC, Mayer M, Presterl T, Bauer E, Ouzunova M, Melchinger AE, Schön CC (2022) Theoretical and experimental assessment of genome-based prediction in landraces of allogamous crops. PNAS 119:e2121797119,

Mayer M, Hölker AC, Presterl T, Ouzunova M, Melchinger AE, Schön CC (2022) Genetic diversity of European maize landraces: Dataset on the molecular and phenotypic variation of derived doubled-haploid populations. Data in Brief 42:108164,

Würschum,T, Weiß TM, Renner J, Utz HF, Gierl A, Jonczyk R, Römisch-Margl L, Schipprack W, Schön CC, Schrag TA, Leiser WL, Melchinger AE (2022) High-resolution association mapping with libraries of immortalized lines from ancestral landraces. Theor Appl Genet 135:243–256,


Abramov A, Hoffmann T, Stark TD, Zheng L, Lenk S, Hammerl R, Lanzl T, Dawid C, Schön CC, Schwab W, Gierl A, Frey M (2021) Engineering of benzoxazinoid biosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana: Metabolic and physiological challenges. Phytochemistry 192:112947,

Auinger HJ, Lehmeier C, Pianola D, Mayer M, Melchinger AE, da Silva S, Knaak C, Ouzunova M, Schön CC (2021) Calibration and validation of predicted genomic breeding values in an advanced cycle maize population. Theor Appl Genet 134:3069-3081,

Eggels S, Blankenagel S, Schön CC, Avramova V (2021) The carbon isotopic signature of C4 crops and its applicability in breeding for climate resilience. Theor Appl Genet 134:1663-1675,

Gaikpa DS, Kessel B, Presterl T, Ouzunova M, Galiano-Carneiro AL, Mayer M, Melchinger AE, Schön CC, Miedaner T (2021) Exploiting genetic diversity in two European maize landraces for improving Gibberella ear rot resistance using genomic tools. Theor Appl Genet 134:793–805,

Pook T, Nemri A, Gonzalez Segovia EG, Simianer H, Schoen CC (2021) Increasing calling accuracy, coverage, and read depth in sequence data by the use of haplotype blocks. PLOS Genetics,

Swarts K, Bauer E, Glaubitz JC, Ho T, Johnson L, Li Yo, Li Yu, Miller Z, Romay C, Schön CC, Wang T, Zhang Z, Buckler ES, Bradbury P (2021) Joint analysis of days to flowering reveals independent temperate adaptations in maize. Heredity 126:929-941,

Vojgani E, Pook T, Martini JWR, Hölker AC, Mayer M, Schön CC, Simianer H (2021) Accounting for epistasis improves genomic prediction of phenotypes with univariate and bivariate models across environments. Theor Appl Genet 134:2913-2930,


Frey F, Pitz M, Schön CC, Hochholdinger F (2020) Transcriptomic diversity in seedling roots of European flint maize in response to cold. BMC Genomics 21:300,

Gianola D, Fernando RL, Schön CC (2020) Inferring trait-specific similarity among individuals from molecular markers and phenotypes with Bayesian regression. Theoretical Population Biology 132:47-59,

Haberer G, Kamal N, Bauer E, Gundlach H, Fischer I, Seidel MA, Spannagl M, Marcon C, Ruban A, Urbany C, Nemri A, Hochholdinger F, Ouzunova M, Houben A, Schön CC, Mayer KFX (2020) European maize genomes highlight intraspecies variation in repeat and gene content. Nature Genetics 52:950-957,

Mayer M, Hölker AC, González-Segovia E, Bauer E, Presterl T, Ouzunova M, Melchinger AE, Schön CC (2020) Discovery of beneficial haplotypes for complex traits in maize landraces. Nature Commun 11:4954,

Pook T, Mayer M, Geibel J, Weigend S, Cavero D, Schön CC, Simianer H (2020) Improving imputation quality in BEAGLE for crop and livestock data. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 10:177-188,


Avramova V, Meziane A, Bauer E, Blankenagel S, Eggels S, Gresset S, Grill E, Niculaes C, Ouzunova M, Poppenberger B, Presterl T, Rozhon W, Welcker C, Yang Z, Tardieu F, Schön CC (2019) Carbon isotope composition, water use efficiency, and drought sensitivity are controlled by a common genomic segment in maize. Theor Appl Genet 132:53-63, DOI: 10.1007/s00122-018-3193-4

Brauner PC, Schipprack W, Utz HF, Bauer E, Mayer M, Schön CC, Melchinger AE (2019) Testcross performance of doubled haploid lines from European flint maize landraces is promising for broadening the genetic base of elite germplasm. Theor Appl Genet 132:1897-1908,

Hölker AC, Mayer M, Presterl T, Bolduan T, Bauer E, Ordas B, Brauner PC, Ouzunova M, Melchinger AE, Schön CC (2019) European maize landraces made accessible for plant breeding and genome-based studies. Theor Appl Genet 132:3333-3345,

Hölker AC, Schipprack W, Utz HF, Molenaar WS, Melchinger AE (2019) Progress for testcross performance within the flint heterotic pool of a public maize breeding program since the onset of hybrid breeding. Euphytica 215:50,

Miedaner T, Korzun V, Bauer E (2019) Genomics-based hybrid rye breeding. In: Miedaner T, Korzun V (eds) Application of genetic and genomic research in cereals. Elsevier Ltd., pp 329-348

Pook T, Schlather M, de los Campos G, Mayer M, Schön CC, Simianer H (2019) HaploBlocker: creation of subgroup-specific haplotype blocks and libraries. Genetics 212:1045-1061,

Schön CC (2019) Steigerung von Produktivität und Nachhaltigkeit - Die Pflanzenzüchtung kann das. Rundgespräche Forum Ökologie, Bd. 48 Ökologie und Bioökonomie, 47-58

Steinemann S, Westermeier P (2019) Assessing genetic variation of maize (Zea mays) root DNA density under contrasting water supply. Plant Breeding 139:241-250,


Blankenagel S, Yang Z, Avramova V, Schön CC, Grill E (2018) Generating plants with improved water use efficiency. Agronomy 8(9): 194,

Brauner PC, Müller D, Schopp P, Böhm J, Bauer E, Schön CC, Melchinger AE (2018) Genomic prediction within and among doubled-haploid libraries from maize landraces. Genetics 210:1185-1196,

Eggels S, Avramova V, Schön CC, Poppenberger B, Rozhon W (2018) Assay for abscisic acid 8'-hydroxylase activity of cloned plant cytochrome P450 oxidases in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Analytical Biochemistry 553:24-27,

Gianola D, Cecchinato A, Naya H, Schön CC (2018) Prediction of complex traits: robust alternatives to best linear unbiased prediction. Front Genet 9:195 Front Genet doi: 10.3389/fgene.2018.00195

Rajaraman J, Douchkov D, Lück S, Hensel G, Nowara D, Pogoda M, Rutten T, Meitzel T, Brassac J, Höfle C, Hückelhoven R, Klinkenberg J, Trujillo M, Bauer E, Schmutzer T, Himmelbach A, Mascher M, Lazzari B, Stein N, Kumlehn J, Schweizer P (2018) Evolutionarily conserved partial gene duplication in the Triticeae tribe of grasses confers pathogen resistance. Genome Biol 19:116,


Bauer E, Schmutzer T, Barilar I, Mascher M, Gundlach H, Martis MM, Twardziok SO, Hackauf B, Gordillo A, Wilde P, Schmidt M, Korzun V, Mayer KFX, Schmid K, Schön CC, Scholz U (2017) Towards a whole-genome sequence for rye (Secale cereale L.). Plant J 89:853-869, DOI: 10.1111/tpj.13436

Erath W, Bauer E, Fowler DB, Gordillo A, Korzun V, Ponomareva M, Schmidt M, Schmiedchen B, Wilde P, Schön CC (2017) Exploring new alleles for frost tolerance in winter rye. Theor Appl Genet 130:2151-2164,

Hackauf B, Bauer E, Korzun V, Miedaner T (2017) Fine mapping of the restorer gene Rfp3 from an Iranian primitive rye (Secale cereale L.). Theor Appl Genet 130:1179-1189, doi:10.1007/s00122-017-2879-3

Lehermeier C, de los Campos G, Wimmer V, Schön CC (2017) Genomic variance estimates: With or without disequilibrium covariances? J Anim Breed Genet 134:232-241, doi:10.1111/jbg.12268

Lehermeier C, Teyssèdre S, Schön CC (2017) Genetic gain increases by applying the usefulness criterion with improved variance prediction in selection of crosses. Genetics 207:1651-1661,

Mayer M, Unterseer S, Bauer E, de Leon N, Ordas B, Schön CC (2017) Is there an optimum level of diversity in utilization of genetic resources? Theor Appl Genet 130:2283-2295, doi:10.1007/s00122-017-2959-4

Melchinger AE, Schopp P, Müller D, Schrag TA, Bauer E, Unterseer S, Homann L, Schipprack W, Schön CC (2017) Safeguarding our genetic resources with libraries of doubled-haploid lines. Genetics 206:1611-1619,

Töpner K, Rosa GJM, Gianola D, Schön CC (2017) Bayesian networks illustrate genomic and residual trait connections in maize (Zea mays L.). G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 7:2779-2789,

Unterseer S, Seidel MA, Bauer E, Haberer G, Hochholdinger F, Opitz N, Marcon C, Baruch K, Spannagl M, Mayer KFX, Schön CC (2017) European Flint reference sequences complement the maize pan-genome. bioRxiv; doi:

Westhues M, Schrag TA, Heuer C, Thaller G, Utz HF, Schipprack W, Thiemann A, Seifert F, Ehret A, Schlereth A, Stitt M, Nikoloski Z, Willmitzer L, Schön CC, Scholten S, Melchinger AE (2017) Omics-based hybrid prediction in maize. Theor Appl Genet 130:1927-1939; DOI: 10.1007/s00122-017-2934-0


Auinger HJ, Schönleben M, Lehermeier C, Schmidt M, Korzun V, Geiger HH, Piepho HP, Gordillo A, Wilde P, Bauer E, Schön CC (2016) Model training across multiple breeding cycles significantly improves genomic prediction accuracy in rye (Secale cereale L.). Theor Appl Genet 129:2043-2053, doi: 10.1007/s00122-016-2756-5

Erath W, Bauer E, Kastirr U, Schmidt M, Korzun V, Schmiedchen B, Wilde P, Schön CC (2016) Oligogenic control of resistance to soil-borne viruses SBCMV and WSSMV in rye (Secale cereale L.). Plant Breeding 135:552-559, DOI: 10.1111/pbr.12411

Gianola D, Fariello MI, Nava H, Schön CC (2016) Genome-wide association studies with a genomic relationship matrix: a case study with wheat and Arabidopsis. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 6:3241-3256; doi: 10.1534/g3.116.034256

Gianola D, Schön CC (2016) Cross-validation without doing cross-validation in genome-enabled prediction. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 6:3107-3128, doi: 10.1534/g3.116.033381

Han S, Utz HF, Liu W, Schrag TA, Stange M, Würschum T, Miedaner T, Bauer E, Schön CC, Melchinger AE (2016) Choice of models for QTL mapping with multiple families and design of the training set for prediction of Fusarium resistance traits in maize. Theor Appl Genet 129: 431-444,  DOI: 10.1007/s00122-015-2637-3

Hu H, Schrag TA, Peis R, Unterseer S, Schipprack W, Chen S, Lai J, Yan J, Prasanna BM, Nair SK, Chaikam V, Rotarenco V, Shatskaya OA, Zavalishina A, Scholten S, Schön CC, Melchinger AE (2016) The genetic basis of haploid induction in maize identified with a novel genome-wide association method. Genetics 202:1267-1276; DOI: 10.1534/genetics.115.184234

Livaja M, Steinemann S, Schön, CC (2016) Sunflower polygalacturonase-inhibiting proteins (HaPGIP) are genetically conserved in cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) but diverse in wild species. Mol Breed 36:17, doi: 10.1007/s11032-016-0444-4

Livaja M, Unterseer S, Erath W, Lehermeier C, Wieseke R, Plieske J, Polley A, Luerssen H, Wieckhorst S, Mascher M, Hahn V, Ouzunova M, Schön CC, Ganal MW (2016) Diversity analysis and genomic prediction of Sclerotinia resistance in sunflower using a new 25 K SNP genotyping array. Theor Appl Genet 129:317-329, doi:10.1007/s00122-015-2629-3

Parat F, Schwertfirm G, Rudolph U, Miedaner T, Korzun V, Bauer E, Schön CC, Tellier A (2016) Geography and end use drive the diversification of worldwide winter rye populations. Molecular Ecology 25:500-514, doi: 10.1111/mec.13495

Revilla P, Rodríguez V, Ordás A, Rincent R, Charcosset A, Giauffret C, Melchinger AE, Schön CC, Bauer E, Altmann T, Brunel D, Moreno-González J, Campo L, Ouzunova M, Álvarez Á, Ruiz de Galarreta JI, Laborde J, Malvar R (2016) Association mapping for cold tolerance in two large maize inbred panels. BMC Plant Biol 16:127

Unterseer S, Pophaly SD, Peis R, Westermeier P, Mayer M, Seidel MA, Haberer G, Mayer KFX, Ordas B, Pausch H, Tellier A, Bauer E, Schön CC (2016) A comprehensive study of the genomic differentiation between temperate Dent and Flint maize. Genome Biology 17:137, DOI: 10.1186/s13059-016-1009-x


Alter S, Bader KC, Spannagl M, Wang Y, Bauer E, Schön CC, Mayer KFX (2015) DroughtDB: an expert-curated compilation of plant drought stress genes and their homologs in nine species. Database 2015:bav046, doi:10.1093/database/bav046

de los Campos G, Veturi Y, Vazquez AI, Lehermeier C, Pérez-Rodríguez P (2015) Incorporating genetic heterogeneity in whole-genome regressions using interactions. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics 20:467-490, doi: 10.1007/s13253-015-0222-5

Foiada F, Westermeier P, Kessel B, Ouzunova M, Wimmer V, Mayer W, Presterl T, Dilger M, Kreps R, Eder J, Schön CC (2015) Improving resistance to the European corn borer: a comprehensive study in elite maize using QTL mapping and genome-wide prediction. Theor Appl Genet 128:875-891, doi: 10.1007/s00122-015-2477-1

Gianola D, de los Campos G, Toro MA, Naya H, Schön CC, Sorensen D (2015) Do molecular markers inform about pleiotropy? Genetics 201:23-29, doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.179978

Lehermeier C, Schön CC, de los Campos G (2015) Assessment of genetic heterogeneity in structured plant populations using multivariate whole-genome regression models. Genetics 201:323-337, doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.177394

Mahone GS, Frisch M, Bauer E, Haseneyer G, Miedaner T, Falke KC (2015) Detection of donor effects in a rye introgression population with genome-wide prediction. Plant Breeding 134:406-415

Schön CC, Simianer H (2015) Resemblance between two relatives–animal and plant breeding. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 132:1-2

Schopp P, Riedelsheimer C, Utz HF, Schön CC, Melchinger AE (2015) Forecasting the accuracy of genomic prediction with different selection targets in the training and prediction set as well as truncation selection. Theor Appl Genet 128:2189-2201, doi:10. 1007/ s00122-015-2577-y

Steinemann S, Zeng Z, McKay A, Heuer S, Langridge P, Huang CY (2015) Dynamic root responses to drought and rewatering in two wheat (Triticum aestivum) genotypes. Plant and Soil 391:139-152, doi: 10.1007/s11104-015-2413-9

Zheng L, McMullen MD, Bauer E, Schön C-C, Gierl A, Frey M (2015) Prolonged expression of the BX1 signature enzyme is associated with a recombination hotspot in the benzoxazinoid gene cluster in Zea mays. J Exp Bot 66:3917-3930, doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv192


Albrecht T, Auinger H-J, Wimmer V, Ogutu J, Knaak C, Ouzunova M, Piepho H-P,  Schön C-C (2014) Genome-based prediction of maize hybrid performance across genetic groups, testers, locations, and years. Theor Appl Genet 127:1375-1386, DOI: 10.1007/s00122-014-2305-z

Bernal-Vasquez A-M, Möhring J, Schmidt M, Schönleben M, Schön C-C, Piepho H-P (2014) The importance of phenotypic data analysis for genomic prediction-a case study comparing different spatial models in rye. BMC Genomics 15:646, doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-646

Falke K, Mahone G, Bauer E, Haseneyer G, Miedaner T, Breuer F, Frisch M (2014) Genome-wide prediction methods for detecting genetic effects of donor chromosome segments in introgression populations. BMC Genomics 15:782, doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-782

Gianola D, Weigel KA, Krämer N, Stella A, Schön C-C (2014) Enhancing genome-enabled prediction: bagging genomic BLUP. PLoS ONE 9(4): e91693, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091693

Giraud H, Lehermeier C, Bauer E, Falque M, Segura V, Bauland C, Camisan C, Campo L, Meyer N, Ranc N, Schipprack W, Flament P, Melchinger AE, Menz M, Moreno-González J, Ouzunova M, Charcosset A, Schön C-C, Moreau L (2014) Linkage disequilibrium with linkage analysis of multi-line crosses reveals different multi-allelic QTL for hybrid performance in the Flint and Dent heterotic groups of maize. Genetics 198:1717-1734, doi:10.1534/genetics.114.169367

Gresset S, Westermeier P, Rademacher S, Ouzunova M, Presterl T, Westhoff P, Schön C-C (2014) Stable carbon isotope discrimination is under genetic control in the C4 species maize with several genomic regions influencing trait expression. Plant Physiology 164:131-143, doi: 10.1104/pp.113.224816

Lehermeier C, Krämer N, Bauer E, Bauland C, Camisan C, Campo L, Flament P, Melchinger AE, Menz M, Meyer N, Moreau L, Moreno-Gonzáles J, Ouzunova M, Pausch H, Ranc N, Schipprack W, Schönleben M, Walter H, Charcosset A, Schön C-C (2014) Usefulness of multiparental populations of maize (Zea mays L.) for genome-based prediction. Genetics 198:3-16, doi: 10.1534/genetics.114.161943

Revilla P, Rodríguez VM, Ordás A, Rincent R, Charcosset A, Giauffret C, Melchinger AE, Schön C-C, Bauer E, Altmann T, Brunel D, Moreno-González J, Campo L, Ouzunova M, Laborde J, Álvarez A, Ruíz de Galarreta JI, Malvar RA (2014) Variability for cold tolerance in two large maize inbred panels adapted to European climates. Crop Science 54:1981-1991, doi: 10.2135/cropsci2013.11.0733

Rincent R, Nicolas S, Bouchet S, Altmann T, Brunel D, Revilla P, Malvar RA, Moreno-Gonzalez J, Campo L, Melchinger AE, Schipprack W, Bauer E, Schön C-C, Meyer N, Ouzunova M, Dubreuil P, Giauffret C, Madur D, Combes V, Dumas F, Bauland C, Jamin P, Laborde J, Flament P, Moreau L, Charcosset A (2014) Dent and Flint maize diversity panels reveal important genetic potential for increasing biomass production. Theor Appl Genet 127:2314-2331, DOI 10.1007/s00122-014-2379-7

Technow F, Schrag TA, Schipprack W, Bauer E, Simianer H, Melchinger AE (2014) Genome properties and prospects of genomic prediction of hybrid performance in a breeding program of maize. Genetics 197:1343-1355, doi: 10.1534/genetics.114.165860

Unterseer S, Bauer E, Haberer G, Seidel M, Knaak C, Ouzunova M, Meitinger T, Strom TM, Fries R, Pausch H, Bertani C, Davassi A, Mayer KFX, Schön C-C (2014) A powerful tool for genome analysis in maize: development and evaluation of the high density 600 k SNP genotyping array. BMC Genomics 15:823, doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-823


Bauer E, Falque M, Walter H, Bauland C, Camisan C, Campo L, Meyer N, Ranc N, Rincent R, Schipprack W, Altmann T, Flament P, Melchinger AE, Menz M, Moreno-González J, Ouzunova M, Revilla P, Charcosset A, Martin OC, Schön C-C (2013) Intraspecific variation of recombination rate in maize. Genome Biology 14:R103, DOI: 10.1186/gb-2013-14-9-r103

Lehermeier C, Wimmer V, Albrecht T, Auinger H-J, Gianola D, Schmid VJ, Schön C-C (2013) Sensitivity to Prior Specification in Bayesian Genome-based Prediction Models. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology 12:375-391, doi: 10.1515/sagmb-2012-0042

Leiminger JH, Auinger H-J, Wenig M, Bahnweg G, Hausladen H (2013) Genetic variability among Alternaria solani isolates from potatoes in Southern Germany based on RAPD-profiles. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 120:164-172

Livaja M, Wang Y, Wieckhorst S, Haseneyer G, Seidel M, Hahn V, Knapp SJ, Taudien S, Schön CC, Bauer E (2013) BSTA: a targeted approach combines bulked segregant analysis with next- generation sequencing and de novo transcriptome assembly for SNP discovery in sunflower. BMC Genomics 14:628, DOI:10.1186/1471-2164-14-628

Martis MM, Zhou R, Haseneyer G, Schmutzer T, Vrána J, Kubaláková M, König S, Kugler KG, Scholz U, Hackauf B, Korzun V, Schön C-C, Dolezel J, Bauer E, Mayer KFX, Stein N (2013) Reticulate evolution of the rye (Secale cereale L.) genome. Plant Cell 25:3685-3698, DOI: 10.1105/tpc.113.114553

Stange M, Schrag TA, Utz HF, Riedelsheimer C, Bauer E, Melchinger AE (2013) High-density linkage mapping of yield components and epistatic interactions in maize with doubled haploid lines from four crosses. Molecular Breeding 32:533-546, doi: 10.1007/s11032-013-9887-z

Wimmer V, Lehermeier C, Albrecht T, Auinger H-J, Wang Y, Schön C-C (2013) Genome-wide prediction of traits with different genetic architecture through efficient variable selection. Genetics 195:573-587, doi:10.1534/genetics.113.150078


Jin M, Xie ZZ, Ge P, Li J, Jiang SS, Subburaj S, Li XH, Zeller FJ, Hsam SLK, Yan Y (2012) Identification and molecular characterisation of HMW glutenin subunit 1By16* in wild emmer. J Appl Genetics 53:249–258 

Li J, Wang S, Li S, Ge P, Li X, Ma W, Zeller FJ, Hsam SLK,Yan Y (2012) Variations and classification of toxic epitopes related to celiac disease among alpha-gliadin genes from four Aegilops genomes. Genome 55:513–521

Martis MM, Klemme S, Banaei-Moghaddam AM, Blattner FR, Macas J, Schmutzer T, Scholz U, Gundlach H, Wicker T, Šimková H, Novák P, Neumann P, Kubaláková M, Bauer E, Haseneyer G, Fuchs J, Doležel J, Stein N, Mayer KFX, Houben A (2012) Selfish supernumerary chromosome reveals its origin as a mosaic of host genome and organellar sequences. PNAS 109:13343-13346 

Melchinger AE, Orsini E, Schön CC (2012) QTL mapping under truncation selection in homozygous lines derived from biparental crosses. Theor Appl Genet 124:543-553

Miedaner T, Hübner M, Korzun V, Schmiedchen B, Bauer E, Haseneyer G, Wilde P, Reif J (2012) Genetic architecture of complex agronomic traits examined in two testcross populations of rye (Secale cereale L.). BMC Genomics 13:706

Mohler V, Schmolke M, Paladey E, Seling S, Hartl L (2012) Association analysis of Puroindoline-D1 and Puroindoline b-2 loci with 13 quality traits in European winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). J Cereal Science 56:623-628

Mohler V, Zeller FJ, Hsam SLK (2012) Molecular mapping of powdery mildew resistance gene Eg-3 in cultivated oat (Avena sativa L. cv. Rollo). J Appl Genetics 53:145-148

Pasam RK, Sharma R, Malosetti M, van Eeuwijk FA, Haseneyer G, Kilian B, Graner A (2012) Genome-wide association studies for agronomical traits in a world wide spring barley collection. BMC Plant Biology 12:16

Rincent R, Laloë D, Nicolas S, Altmann T, Brunel D, Revilla P, Rodriguez VM, Moreno-Gonzales J, Melchinger AE, Bauer E, Schön C-C, Meyer N, Giauffret C, Bauland C, Jamin P, Laborde J, Monod H, Flament P, Charcosset A, Moreau L (2012) Maximizing the reliability of genomic selection by optimizing the calibration set of reference individuals: comparison of methods in two diverse groups of maize inbreds (Zea mays L.). Genetics 112.  doi:10.1534/genetics.112.141473

Schmolke M, Mohler V, Hartl L, Zeller FJ, Hsam SLK (2012) A new powdery mildew resistance allele at the Pm4 wheat locus transferred from einkorn (Triticum monococcum). Molecular Breeding 29:449-456

Wang S, Shen X,  Ge P,  Li J, Subburaj S, Li X, Zeller FJ, Hsam SLK, Yan Y (2012) Molecular characterization and dynamic expression patterns of two types of gamma-gliadin genes from Aegilops and Triticum species. Theor Appl Genet 125:1371-1384

Wimmer V, Albrecht T, Auinger HJ, Schön CC (2012) synbreed: A framework for the analysis of genomic prediction data using R. Bioinformatics 28:2086-2087

Yang Y, Schön CC, Sorensen D (2012) The genetics of environmental variation of dry matter grain yield in maize. Genetics Research 94:113-119


Albrecht T, Wimmer V, Auinger H-J, Erbe M, Knaak C, Ouzunova M, Simianer H, Schön CC (2011) Genome-based prediction of testcross values in maize. Theor Appl Genet 123:339-350

Ganal MW, Durstewitz G, Polley A, Berard A, Buckler ES, Charcosset A, Clarke JD, Graner EM, Hansen M, Joets J, LePaslier MC, McMullen MD, Montalent P, Rose M, Schön CC, Sun Q, Walter H, Martin OC, Falque M (2011) A large maize (Zea mays L.) SNP genotyping array: Development and germplasm genotyping, and genetic mapping to compare with the B73 Reference genome. PLoS ONE 6, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028334

Haseneyer G, Schmutzer T, Seidel M, Zhou R, Mascher M, Schön C-C, Taudien S, Scholz U, Stein N, Mayer K, Bauer E (2011) From RNA-seq to large-scale genotyping - genomics resources for rye (Secale cereale L.). BMC Plant Biology 11:131

Jay F, Wang Y, Yu A, Taconnat L, Pelletier S, Colot V, Renou JP, Voinnet O (2011) Misregulation of AUXIN RESPONSE FACTOR 8 underlies the developmental abnormalities caused by three distinct viral silencing suppressors in Arabidopsis. PloS Pathogens 7, doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1002035

Li Y, Böck A, Haseneyer G, Korzun V, Wilde P, Schön CC, Ankerst DP, Bauer E (2011) Association analysis of frost tolerance in rye using candidate genes and phenotypic data from controlled, semi-controlled, and field phenotyping platforms. BMC Plant Biology 11:146

Li Y, Haseneyer G, Schön CC, Ankerst D, Korzun V, Wilde P, Bauer E (2011) High levels of nucleotide diversity and fast decline of linkage disequilibrium in rye (Secale cereale L.) genes involved in frost response. BMC Plant Biology 11:6

Sass S, Dietmann S, Burk U, Brabletz S, Lutter D, Kowarsch A, Mayer KF, Brabletz T, Ruepp A, Theis F, Wang Y (2011) MicroRNAs coordinately regulate protein complexes. BMC Systems Biology 5:136, doi:10.1186/1752-0509-5-136

Tadesse W, Reents HJ, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2011) Relationship of seedling and adult plant resistance and evaluation of wheat germplasm against tan spot (Pyrenophora tritici-repentis). Genet Resour Crop Evol 58:339-346

Tyrka M, Bednarek PT, Kilian A, Wedzony M, Hura T, Bauer E (2011) Genetic map of triticale compiling DArT, SSR and AFLP markers. Genome 54:391-401

Vollmann J, Walter H, Sato T, Schweiger P (2011) Digital image analysis and chlorophyll metering for phenotyping the effets of nodulation in soybean. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 75:190-195

Wang, S, Li, X, Wang, K, Wang, X, Li, S, Zhang, Y, Guo, G, Zeller, FJ, Hsam, SLK, Yan Y (2011) Phylogenetic analysis of C, M, N and U genomes and their relationships with Triticum and other related genomes as revealed by LMW-GS genes and Glu-3 loci. Genome 54:273-284


Fischer S, Maurer HP, Würschum T, Möhring J, Piepho HP, Schön CC, Thiemt EM, Dhillon BS, Weissmann EA, Melchinger AE, Reif JC (2010) Development of heterotic groups in triticale. Crop Science 50:584-590

Haseneyer G, Stracke S, Paul C, Einfeldt C, Broda A, Piepho HP, Graner A, Geiger HH (2010) Population structure and phenotypic variation of a spring barley world collection set up for association studies. Plant Breeding 129:271-279

Haseneyer G, Stracke S, Piepho HP, Sauer S, Geiger HH, Graner A (2010) DNA polymorphisms and haplotype patterns of transcription factors involved in barley endosperm development are associated with key agronomic traits. BMC Plant Biology 10:5

Li XH, Wang K, Wang SL, Gao LY, Xie XX, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ, Yan YM (2010) Molecular characterization and comparative transcriptional analysis of LMW-m-type genes from wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and Aegilops species. Theor Appl Genet 121:845-856

Ölschläger C, Zeller FJ, Treutter D (2010) Rutin and Proanthocyanidin contents in Buckwheat grains: Combined biosynthesis in interspecific hybrids between Fagopyrum esculentum Moench x F. homotropicum Ohnishi and their progeny. Eur J Plant Science and Biotech 4:98-109

Schön CC, Dhillon BS, Utz HF, Melchinger AE (2010) High congruency of QTL positions for heterosis of grain yield in three crosses of maize. Theor Appl Genet 120:321-332

Tadesse W, Reents HJ, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2010) Monosomic analysis of tan spot resistance gene in the winter wheat cultivar Arina. Plant Breeding 129:477-479

Tadesse W, Schmolke M, Hsam SL, Mohler V, Wenzel G, Zeller FJ (2010) Chromosomal location and molecular mapping of a tan spot resistance gene in the winter wheat cultivar Red Chief. J Appl Genet 51:235-242

Upadhyaya HD, Sarma NDRK, Ravishankar CR, Albrecht T, Narasimhudu Y, Singh SK, Varshney SK,  Reddy VG, Singh S, Dwivedi SL, Wanyera N, Oduori COA, Mgonja MA, Kisandu DB, Parzies HK and  Gowda CLL (2010) Developing a mini-core collection in finger millet using multilocation data. Crop Science 50:1924-1931

Wieckhorst S, Bachlava E, Dussle CM, Tang S, Gao W, Saski C, Knapp SJ, Schon CC, Hahn V, Bauer E (2010) Fine mapping of the sunflower resistance locus Pl (ARG) introduced from the wild species Helianthus argophyllus. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 121:1633-1644

Zhang MY, Wang K, Wang SL, Li XH, Zeller FJ, Hsam SLK, Yan YM (2010) Molecular cloning, function prediction and phylogenetic analysis of LMW glutenin subunit genes in Triticum timopheevii. Plant Breeding 129:622-629


An XL, Li XH, Xiong XJ, Yan Y, Zhang YZ, Gao LY, Wang AL, Wang K, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2009) Identification and isolation of a new x-type HMW glutenin subunit 1Dx1.6t gene from Aegilops tauschii. Plant Breeding 128: 41-45

Fischer S, Mohring J, Maurer HP, Piepho HP, Thiemt EM, Schön CC, Melchinger AE, Reif JC (2009) Impact of genetic divergence on the ratio of variance due to specific vs. general combining ability in winter triticale. Crop Science 49:2119-2122

Löffler M, Schön CC, Miedaner T (2009) Revealing the genetic architecture of FHB resistance in hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) by QTL meta-analysis. Mol Breeding 23:473-488

Miedaner T, Wilde F, Korzun V, Ebmeyer E, Schmolke M, Hartl L, Schön CC (2009) Marker selection for Fusarium head blight resistance based on quantitative trait loci (QTL) from two European sources compared to phenotypic selection in winter wheat. Euphytica 166:219-227

Mayes S, Stadler F, Basu S, Murchie E, Massawe F, Kilian A, Roberts JA, Mohler V, Wenzel G, Beena R, Sheshshayee MS, Azam-Ali SN (2009) BAMLINK - a cross disciplinary programme to enhance the role of bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea L. Verdc.) for food security in Africa and India. Acta Horticulturae 806:137-150

Reif JC, Kusterer B, Piepho H-P, Meyer RC, Altmann T, Schön CC, Melchinger AE (2009) Unraveling epistasis with triple testcross progenies of near-isogenic lines. Genetics 181:247-257

Stracke S, Haseneyer G, Veyrieras JB, Geiger HH, Sauer S, Graner A, Piepho HP (2009) Association mapping reveals gene action and interactions in the determination of flowering time in barley.Theor Appl Genet 118:259-273

Westermeier P, Wenzel G, Mohler V (2009) Development and evaluation of single-nucleotide polymorphism markers in allotetraploid rapeseed (Brassica napus L.). Theor Appl Genet 119: 1301-1311


Buerstmayr H, Lemmens M, Schmolke M, Zimmermann G, Hartl L, Mascher F, Trottet M, Gosman NE, Nicholson P (2008) Multi-environment evaluation of level and stability of FHB resistance among parental lines and selected offspring derived from several European winter wheat mapping populations. Plant Breeding 127:325-332

Fischer S, Möhring J, Schön CC, Piepho H-P, Klein D, Schipprack W, Utz HF, Melchinger AE, Reif JC (2008) Trends in genetic variance components during 30 years of hybrid maize breeding. Plant Breeding 127:446-451

Haseneyer G, Ravel C, Dardavet M, Balfourier F, Sourdille P, Charmet G, Brunel D, Sauer S, Geiger HH, Graner A, Stracke S (2008) High level of conservation between genes coding for the GAMYB transcription factor in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) and bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) collections. Theor Appl Genet 117:321-331

Jiang C, Pei Y, Zhang Y, Li X, Yao D, Yan Y, Ma W, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2008) Molecular cloning and characterization of four novel LMW glutenin subunit genes from Aegilops longissima, Triticum dicoccoides and Triticum zhukovskyi. Hereditas 145:92-98

Li JH, Chen QF, Zeller FJ (2008) Variation in seed protein subunits among species of the genus Fagopyrum Mill. Plant Sys and Evol 274:193-202

Li X, Wang A, Xiao Y, Yan Y, He Z, Appels R, Ma W, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2008) Cloning and characterization of a low molecular weight glutenin subunit gene at the Glu-A3 locus from wild emmer wheat (Triticum turgidum L.var. dicoccoides). Euphytica 159:181-190

Melchinger AE, Utz HF, Schön CC (2008) Genetic expectations of QTL main and interaction effects obtained with the Triple Testcross Design and their relevance for the analysis of heterosis. Genetics 178:2265-2274

Nematollahi G, Mohler V, Wenzel G, Zeller FJ, Hsam SLK (2008) Microsatellite mapping of powdery mildew resistance allele Pm5d from common wheat line IGV1-455. Euphytica 159:307-313

Ros B, Mohler V, Wenzel G, Thümmler F (2008) Phytophthora infestans-triggered response of growth- and defense-related genes in potato cultivars with different levels of resistance under the influence of nitrogen availability. Physiologia Plantarum 133:386-396

Schmolke M, Zimmermann G, Schweizer G, Miedaner T, Korzun V, Ebmeyer E, Hartl L (2008) Molecular mapping of quantitative trait loci for field resistance to Fusarium head blight in a European winter wheat population. Plant Breeding 127:459-464

Tadesse W, Hsam SLK, Wenzel G, Zeller FJ (2008) Chromosome location of a gene conferring resistance to Pyrenophora tritici-repentis in Ethiopian wheat cultivars. Euphytica 162:423-430

Wilde F, Schön CC, Korzun V, Ebmeyer E, Schmolke M, Hartl L, Miedaner T (2008) Marker-based introduction of three quantitative-trait loci conferring resistance to Fusarium head blight into an independent elite winter wheat breeding population. Theor Appl Genet 117:29-35


Chen QF, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2007) Cytogenetic studies on diploid and autotetraploid common buckwheat and their autotriploid and trisomics. Crop Science 47:2340-2345.

Draeger R, Gosman N, Steed A, Chandler E, Thomsett M, Srinivasachary S, Schondelmaier J, Buerstmayr H, Lemmens M, Schmolke M, Mesterhazy A, Nicholson P (2007) Identification of QTLs for resistance to Fusarium head blight, DON accumulation and associated traits in the winter wheat variety Arina. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 115:617–625

Häberle J, Schmolke M, Schweizer G, Korzun V, Ebmeyer E, Zimmermann G, Hartl L (2007) Effects of two major Fusarium head blight resistance QTL verified in a winter wheat backcross population. Crop Science 47:1823-1831

Hysing SC, Merker A, Liljeroth E, Koebner MD, Zeller FJ, Hsam SLK (2007) Powdery mildew resistance in 155 Nordic bread wheat cultivars and landraces. Hereditas 144: 102-119

Hysing SC, Hsam SLK, Singh RP, Huerta-Espino J, Boyd LA, Koebner MD, Cambron S, Johnson JW, Bland DE, Liljeroth E, Merker A (2007) Agronomic performance and multiple disease resistance in T2BS.2RL wheat-rye translocation lines. Crop Science 47:254-260

Kianianmomeni A, Schwarz G, Felsenstein F, Wenzel G (2007) Validation of a real-time PCR for the quantitative estimation of a G143A mutation in the cytochrome bc1 gene of Pyrenophora teres. Pest Management Science 63:219-224

Klahr A, Zimmermann G, Wenzel G, Mohler V (2007) Effects of environment, disease progress, plant height and heading date on the detection of QTLs for resistance to Fusarium head blight in an European winter wheat cross. Euphytica 154:17-28

Kusterer B, Piepho H-P, Utz HF, Schön CC, Muminovic J, Meyer RC, Altmann T, Melchinger AE (2007) Heterosis for biomass-related traits in Arabidopsis investigated by quantitative trait loci analysis of the triple testcross design with recombinant inbred lines. Genetics: 177:1839–1850

Melchinger AE, Utz HF, Piepho H-P, Zeng Z-B, Schön CC (2007) The role of epistasis in the manifestation of heterosis: a systems-oriented approach. Genetics 177:1815–1825

Stepien L, Mohler V, Bocianowski J, Koczyk G (2007) Assessing genetic diversity of Polish wheat (Triticum aestivum) varieties using microsatellite markers. Genet Resour Crop Evol 54:1499-1506

Studer B, Boller B, Bauer E, Posselt U, Widmer F, Kölliker R (2007) Consistent detection of QTLs for crown rust resistance in Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.) across environments and phenotyping methods. Theor Appl Genet 115:9-17

Tadesse W, Schmolke M, Hsam SLK, Mohler V, Wenzel G, Zeller FJ (2007) Molecular mapping of resistance genes to tan spot (Pyrenophora tritici-repentis race 1)in synthetic wheat lines. Theor Appl Genet 114:855-862

Uzarowska A, Keller B, Piepho HP, Schwarz G, Ingvardsen C, Wenzel G, Lubberstedt T (2007) Comparative expression profiling in meristems of inbred-hybrid triplets of maize based on morphological investigations of heterosis for plant height. Plant Mol Biol 63:21-34


Akbari M, Wenzl P, Caig V, Carling J, Xia L, Yang S, Uszynski G, Mohler V, Lehmensiek A, Kuchel H, Hayden MJ, Howes N, Sharp P, Rathmell B, Vaughan P, Huttner E, Kilian A (2006) Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) for high-throughput profiling of the hexaploid wheat genome. Theor Appl Genet 113:1409-1420

An X, Zhang Q, Yan Y, Li Q, Zhang Y, Wang A, Pei Y, Tian J, Wang H, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2006) Cloning and molecular characterization of three novel LMW-i glutenin subunit genes from cultivated einkorn (Triticum monococcum L.). Theor Appl Genet 113:383-195

Funk T, Wenzel G, Schwarz G (2006) Outcrossing frequencies and distribution of transgenic oilseedrape (Brassica napus L.) in the nearest neighbourhood. European Journal of Agronomy 24:26-34

Li QY, Yan Y, Wang AL, An XL, Zhang YZ, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2006) Detection of HMW glutenein subunit variations among 205 cultivated emmer accessions (Triticum turgidum ssp. dicoccum). Plant Breeding 125:120-124

Shi C, Wenzel G, Frei U, Lübberstedt T (2006) Function of genetic material: From genomics to functional markers in maize. Progress in Botany 67:53-74

Studer B, Boller B, Herrmann D, Bauer E, Posselt UK, Widmer F, Kölliker R (2006) Genetic mapping reveals a single major QTL for bacterial wilt resistance in Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.). Theor Appl Genet 113:661-671

Tadesse W, Hsam SLK, Wenzel G, Zeller FJ (2006) Identification and monosomic analysis of tan spot resistance genes in synthetic wheat lines (Triticum turgidum L. x Aegilops tauschii Coss.). Crop Sci 46:1212-1217

Tadesse W, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2006) Evaluation of common wheat cultivars for tan spot resistance and chromosomal location of a resistance gene in the cultivar ‘Salamouni’. Plant Breeding 125:318-322

Tams SH, Bauer E, Oettler G, Melchinger AE, Schön CC (2006) Prospects for hybrid breeding in winter triticale: II. Relationship of parental genetic distance with specific combining ability. Plant Breeding 125:331-336

Wenzel G (2006) Molecular plant breeding: achievements in green biotechnology and future perspectives. Applied Microbiology Biotechnology 70:642-650

Zhang Y, Li Q, Yan Y, Zheng J, An X, Xiao Y, Wang A, Pei Y, Wang H, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2006) Molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of a novel glutenin gene (Dy10.1t) from Aegilops tauschii. Genome 49:735-745


An X, Li Q, Yan Y, Xiao Y, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2005) Genetic diversity of European spelt wheat (Triticum aestivum ssp. spelta L. em Thell.) revealed by glutenin subunit variations at the Glu-1 and Glu-3 loci. Euphytica 146:193-201

Andersen JR, Schrag T, Melchinger AE, Zein I, Lübberstedt T (2005) Validation of Dwarf8 polymophisms associated with flowering time in elite European inbred lines of maize (Zea mays L.). Theor Appl Genet 111:206-217

Braun A, Wenzel G (2005) Molecular analysis of genetic variation in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). I. German cultivars and advanced clones. Potato Research 47:81-92

Braun A, Schullehner K, Wenzel G (2005) Molecular analysis of genetic variation in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). II. International cultivar spectrum. Potato Research 47:93-99

Micic Z, Hahn V, Bauer E, Melchinger AE, Knapp SJ, Tang S, Schön CC (2005) Identification and validation of QTL for Sclerotinia midstalk rot resistance in sunflower by selective genotyping. Theor Appl Genet 111:233-242

Micic Z, Hahn V, Bauer E, Schön CC, Melchinger AE (2005) QTL mapping of resistance to Sclerotinia midstalk rot in RIL of sunflower population NDBLOSsel × CM625. Theor Appl Genet 110:1490-1498

Mihaljevic R, Schön CC, Utz HF, Melchinger AE (2005) Correlations and QTL correspondence between line per se and testcross performance for agronomic traits in four populations of European maize. Crop Sci. 45:114-122

Mohler V, Zeller FJ, Wenzel G, Hsam SLK (2005) Chromosomal location of genes for resistance to powdery mildew in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L. em Thell.). 9. Gene MlZec1 from the Triticum dicoccoides-derived wheat line Zecoi-1. Euphytica 142:161-167

Oettler G, Tams SH, Utz HF, Bauer E, Melchinger AE (2005) Prospects for hybrid breeding in winter triticale: I. Heterosis and combining ability for agronomic traits in European elite germplasm. Crop Sci 45:1476-1482

Pellio B, Streng S, Bauer E, Stein N, Perovic D, Schiemann A, Friedt W, Ordon F, Graner A (2005) High-resolution mapping of the Rym4/Rym5 locus conferring resistance to the barley yellow mosaic virus complex (BaMMV, BaYMV, BaYMV-2) in barley (Hordeum vulgare ssp. vulgare L.). Theor Appl Genet 110:283-293

Reiner L, Gladis T, Amon H, Emmerling-Skala A (2005) The „Bavarian Turnip“ – a rediscovered local vegetable variety of Brassica rapa L. em. Metzg. Var. rapa. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 52:111-113

Ros B, Thümmler F, Wenzel G (2005) Comparative analysis of Phytophthora infestans induced gene expression in potato cultivars with different levels of resistance. Plant Biology 7:686-693

Schmolke M, Zimmermann G, Bürstmayr H, Schweizer G, Miedaner T, Korzun V, Ebmeyer E, Hartl H (2005) Molecular mapping of Fusarium head blight resistance in the winter wheat population Dream/Lnyx. Theor Appl Genet 111:747-756

Song Ye-Su, Hepting L, Schweizer G, Hartl L, Wenzel G, Schwarzfischer A (2005) Mapping of extreme resistance to PVY (Rysto) on chromosome XII using anther-culture-derived primary dihaploid potato lines. Theor Appl Genet 111:879-887

Tams SH, Melchinger AE, Bauer E (2005) Genetic similarity among European winter triticale elite germplasm assessed with AFLPs and comparisons with SSR and pedigree data. Plant Breeding 124:154-160

Vales MI, Schön CC, Capettini F, Chen XM, Corey AE, Mather DE, Mundt CC, Richardson KL, Sandoval-Islas JS, Utz HF, Hayes PM (2005) Effect of population size on the estimation of QTL: a test using resistance to barley stripe rust. Theor Appl Genet 111:1260-1270


Behn A, Hartl L, Schweizer G, Wenzel G, Baumer M (2004) QTL mapping for resistance against non-parasitic leaf spots in a spring barley doubled haploid population. Theor Appl Genet 108:1229-1235

Chen Q-F, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2004) A study of cytology, isozyme, and interspecific hybridization on the big-achene group of Buckwheat species (Fagopyrum, Polygonaceae). Crop Sci 44:1511-1518

Dußle CM, Hahn V, Knapp SJ, Bauer E (2004): PlArg from Helianthus argophyllus is unlinked to the other known downy mildew resistance genes in sunflower. Theor Appl Genet 109:1083-1086

Huang XQ, Hsam SLK, Mohler V, Röder M, Zeller FJ (2004) Genetic mapping of three alleles at the Pm3 locus conferring powdery mildew resistance in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Genome 47:1130-1136

Klahr A, Mohler V, Herz M, Wenzel G, Schwarz G (2004) Enhanced power of QTL detection for Fusarium head blight resistance in wheat by means of co-dominant scoring of AFLP and resistance gene analog markers. Mol Breeding 13:289-300

Melchinger AE, Utz HF, Schön CC (2004) QTL analyses of complex traits with cross validation, bootstrapping and other biometric methods. Euphytica 137:1-11

Micic Z, Hahn V, Bauer E, Schön CC, Knapp SJ, Tang S, Melchinger AE (2004) QTL mapping of Sclerotinia midstalk-rot resistance in sunflower. Theor Appl Genet 109:1474-1484

Mohler V, Lukman R, Ortiz-Islas S, William M, Worland AJ, van Beem J, Wenzel G (2004) Genetic and physical mapping of photoperiod-insensitive gene Ppd-B1 in common wheat. Euphytica 138:33-40

Mohler V, Wenzel G (2004) Function of genetic material: Contribution of molecular markers in improving crop plants. Progress in Botany 65:72-89

Ros B, Thümmler F, Wenzel G (2004) Analysis of differentially expressed genes in a susceptible and moderately resistant potato cultivar upon Phytophthora infestans infection. Mol Plant Pathol 5:191-201

Schön CC, Utz HF, Groh S, Truberg B, Openshaw S, Melchinger AE (2004) Quantitative trait locus mapping based on resampling in a vast maize testcross experiment and its relevance to quantitative genetics for complex traits. Genetics 167:485-498

Schwarz G, Bäumler S, Block A, Felsenstein F, Wenzel G (2004) Determination of detection and quantification limits for SNP allele frequency estimation in DNA pools using real time PCR. Nucleic Acids Res 32:1-7

Schwarz G, Felsenstein FG, Wenzel G (2004) Development and validation of a PCR-based marker assay for negative selection of the HMW glutenin allele Glu-B1-1d (Bx-6) in wheat. Theor Appl Genet 109:1064-1069

Singrün C, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ, Wenzel G, Mohler V (2004) Localization of a novel recessive powdery mildew resistance gene from common wheat line RD30 in the terminal region of chromosome 7AL. Theor Appl Genet 109:210-214

Singrün C, Rauch P, Morgounov A, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2004) Identification of powdery mildew and leaf rust resistance genes in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Wheat varieties from the Caucasus, Central and Inner Asia. Genetical Resources Crop Evol 51:355-370

Stepien L, Chelkowski J, Wenzel G, Mohler V (2004) Combined use of linked markers for genotyping the Pm1 locus in common wheat. Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters 9:819-827

Sun M, Yan Y, Jiang Y, Xiao Y, Hu Y, Cai M, Li Y, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2004) Molecular cloning and comparative analysis of a y-type inactive HMW glutenin subunit gene from cultivated emmer wheat (Triticum dicoccum L.). Hereditas 141:46-54

Tams SH, Bauer E, Oettler G, Melchinger AE (2004) Genetic diversity in European winter triticale determined with SSR markers and coancestry coefficient. Theor Appl Genet 108:1385-1391

Yan Y, Jiang Y, Sun M, Yu J, Xiao Y, Zheng J, Hu Y, Cai M, Li Y, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2004) Rapid identification of HMW glutenin subunits from different hexaploid wheat species by acidic capillary electrophoresis. Cereal Chemistry 81:561-566

Yan Y, Zheng J, Xiao Y, Yu J, Hu Y, Cai M, Li Y, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2004) Identification and molecular characterization of a novel y-type Glu-Dt 1glutenin gene of Aegilops tauschii. Thoer Appl Genet 108: 1349-1358

Zeid M, Schön CC, Link W (2004) Hybrid performance and AFLP-based genetic similarity in faba bean. Euphytica 139:207-216


Assani A, Bakry F, Kerbellec F, Haïcour R, Wenzel G, Foroughi-Wehr B (2003) Production of haploids from anther culture of banana (Musa balbisiana (BB)). Plant Cell Reports 21:511-516

Backes G, Hatz B, Jahoor A, Fischbeck G (2003) RFLP diversity within and between major groups of barley in Europe. Plant Breeding 122:291-299

Backes G, Madsen LH, Jaiser H, Stougaard J, Herz M, Mohler V, Jahoor A (2003) Localization of genes for resistance against Blumeria graminis f.sp. hordei and Puccinia graminis in a cross between a barley cultivar and a wild barley line (Hordeum vulgare ssp. spontaneum). Theor Appl Genet 106:353-362

Bäumler S, Felsenstein FG, Schwarz G (2003) CAPS and DHPLC analysis of a single nucleotide polymorphism in the cytochrome b gene conferring resistance to strobilurins in field isolates of Blumeria graminis f. sp. hordei. J Phytopathol 151:149-152

Bäumler S, Sierotzki H, Hall A, Gisi U, Mohler V, Felsenstein FG, Schwarz G (2003) Evaluation of Erysiphe graminis f. sp. tritici field isolates for resistance to strobilurin fungicides with different SNP detection systems. Pest Managing Science 59:310-314

Block A, Schwarz G (2003) Validation of different genomic and cloned DNA calibration standards for construct-specific quantification of LibertyLink in rapeseed by real-time PCR. European Food Research Technology 216:421-427

Dilger M, Felsenstein FG, Schwarz G (2003) Isolation of differentially expressed genes in Pyrenophora teres during conidial germination and quantitative expression analysis by real-time RT-PCR. Mol Gen Genomics 270:147-155

Frei U, Peiretti EG, Wenzel G (2003) Significance of cytoplasmic DNA in plant breeding. Plant Breeding Rev 23:175-210

Hsam SLK, Lapochkina IF, Zeller FJ (2003) Chromosomal location of genes for resistance to powdery mildew in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L. em Thell.). 8. Gene Pm32 in a wheat-Aegilops speltoides translocation line. Euphytica 133:367-370

Juhász A, Larroque OR, Tamás L, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ, Békés F, Bedo Z (2003) Bánkúti 1201 – an old Hungarian wheat variety with special storage protein composition. Theor Appl Genet 107:697-704

Schwarz G, Sift A, Wenzel G, Mohler V (2003) DHPLC scoring of a SNP between promoter sequences of HMW glutenin x-type alleles at the Glu-D1 locus in wheat. Journal Agriculture Food Chemistry 51:4263-4267

Singrün C, Hsam SLK, Hartl L, Zeller FJ, Mohler V (2003) Powdery mildew resistance gene Pm22 in cultivar Virest is a member of the complex Pm1 locus in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L. em Thell.). Theor Appl Genet 106:1420-1424

Tichopad A, Dilger M, Schwarz G, Pfaffl MW (2003) Standardized determination of real-time PCR efficiency from a single reaction set-up. Nucleic Acids Research 31 e122

Wieser H, Hsam SLK, Zeller FJ (2003) Relationship between the qualitative and quantitative compositions of Gluten protein types and technological properties of synthetic hexaploid wheat derived from Triticum durum and Aegilops tauschii. Cereal Chem 80: 247-251

Yan Y, Hsam SLK, Yu JZ, Jiang Y, Ohtsuka I, Zeller FJ (2003) HMW and LMW glutenin alleles among putative tetraploid and hexaploid European spelt wheat (Triticum spelta L.) progenitors. Theor Appl Genet 107:1321-1330

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Yan YM, Hsam SLK, Yu JZ, Jiang Y, Zeller FJ (2003) Genetic polymorphisms at Gli-Dt gliadin loci in Aegilops tauschii as revealed by acid polyacrylamide gel and capillary electrophoresis. Plant Breeding 122:120-124

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