Publications

  1. Chopra R, Folstad N, Lyons J, Ulmasov T, Gallaher C, Sullivan L, McGovern A, Mitacek R, Frels K, Altendorf K, Killam A, Ismail B, Anderson JA, Wyse D, Marks MD. The Adaptable Use of Brassica NIRS Calibration Equations to Identify Pennycress Variants to Facilitate the Rapid Domestication of a New Winter Oilseed Crop. Industrial Crops and Products, 2018
  2. Chopra R, Johnson EB, Daniels E, McGinn M, Dorn KM, Esfahanian M, Folstad N, Amundson K, Altendorf K, Betts K, Frels K, Anderson JA, Wyse DL, Sedbrook JC, Marks MD. Translational genomics using Arabidopsis research enables characterization of pennycress genes through forward and reverse genetics. The Plant Journal, 2018
  3. Burow G, Chopra R, Hughes H, Xin Z, Burke J. Marker Assisted Selection in Sorghum using KASP Assay for Detection of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism/Insertion Deletion. (In press - special issue of Methods in Molecular Biology).
  4. Wilson J, Chopra R. Molecular and Genomic Approaches to Peanut Improvement. Pulse Improvement: Physiological, Molecular and Genetic Perspectives, 2018. (In press - Book Chapter)
  5. McGinn M, Phippen WB, Chopra R, Bansal S, Jarvis BA, Dorn KM, Nazarenus TJ, Cahoon EB, Durrett TP, Marks MD, Sedbrook JC. Molecular tools enabling pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) as a model plant and oilseed cash cover crop. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 2018
  6. Chopra R, Simpson CE, Hillhouse A, Payton P, Sharma J, Burow MD. SNP Genotyping Reveals Major QTLs for Plant Architectural Traits between A-Genome Peanut Wild Species. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-018-1472-z
  7. Jiao Y, Lee YK, Gladman N, Chopra R, Christensen S, Regulski M, Burow G, Hayes C, Burke J, Ware D. MSD1 Regulates Pedicellate Spikelet Fertility in Sorghum Through the Jasmonic Acid Pathway. Nature Communications, 2018, 9, 822
  8. Sathyanarayana N, Pittala RK, Tripathi PK, Chopra R, Singh HR, Belamkar V, Bhardwaj PK, Doyle JJ, Egan AN. Transcriptomic Resources for the Medicinal Legume Mucuna Pruriens: De Novo Transcriptome Assembly, Annotation, Identification and Validation of EST-SSR Markers. BMC Genomics, 2017, 18 (1), 409.
  9. Chen J, Chopra R, Hayes C, Burke J, Xin X, Morris G, Marla S, Burow G. 2017. Genome-Wide Association Study of Heat Tolerance of Developing Leaves during Vegetative Growth Stages in a Sorghum Association Panel. Plant Genome, 2017, 0.
  10. Emendack Y, Hayes C, Chopra R, Sanchez J, Burow G, Xin Z, Burke J. Early Seedling Growth Characteristics Relates to the Staygreen Trait and Dhurrin Levels in Sorghum. Crop Science, 2017, 57 (1), 404-415.
  11. Chopra R, Burow G, Gladman N, Burke J, Xin Z. Genome-wide Association Analysis for Seedling Response Traits to Thermal Stress in Sorghum Germplasm. BMC Plant Biology, 2017, 17 (1), 12
  12. Chopra R, Burow G, Simpson CE, Chagoya J, Mudge J, Burow MD. Transcriptome Sequencing of Diverse Peanut (Arachis) Wild Species and the Cultivated Species Reveals a Wealth of Untapped Genetic Variability. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 2016, 6 (12), 3825-3836
  13. Jiao Y, Burke J, Chopra R, Burow G, Chen J, Wang B, Hayes C, Emendack Y, Ware D, Xin Z. A Sorghum Mutant Resource as an Efficient Platform for Gene Discovery in Grasses. Plant Cell, 2016, 28(7): 1551–1562.
  14. Vatanparast M, Shetty P, Chopra R, Doyle JJ, Sathyanarayana N, Egan AN. Transcriptome sequencing and marker development in winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus; Leguminosae). Scientific Reports, 2016, 6:29070
  15. Wilson J, Chopra R, Baring M, Selvaraj MG, Simpson CE, Chagoya J, Burow MD. Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci (QTLs) and Genes Associated with Oil Concentration and Oil Quality in Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Tropical Plant Biology, 2016, 1-17 (Cover Issue)
  16. Xin Z, Jiao Y, Chopra R, Gladman N, Burow G, Chen J, Hayes C, Emendack Y, Ware D, Burke J. 2016. Pedigreed Mutant Library - A Unique Resource for Sorghum Improvement and Genomics. Sorghum: State of the Art and Future Perspectives, 2016.
  17. Sathyanarayana N, Mahesh S, Leelambika M, Jaheer M, Chopra R, Rashmi KV. Role of genetic resources and molecular markers in Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC improvement. Plant Genetic Resources, 2016, 1, 13.
  18. Chopra R, Burow G, Hayes C, Emendack Y, Xin Z, Burke J. Transcriptome Profiling and Validation of Gene Based Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) in Sorghum Genotypes with Contrasting Responses to Cold Stress. BMC Genomics, 2015, 16 (1), 1040.
  19. Jaheer M, Chopra R, Kunder KR, Bhat D, Rashmi KV, Sathyanarayana N. Cytogenetic and ITS-psbA-trnH Sequence Analysis for Phylogenetic Inference in Mucuna sp. of India. Tropical Plant Biology, 2015, 8 (3-4), 108-116.
  20. Chopra R, Burow G, Farmer A, Mudge J, Simpson CE, Wilkins TA, Baring MR, Puppala N, Chamberlin K, Burow MD. Next- generation Transcriptome Sequencing, SNP discovery and Validation in Four Market Classes of Peanut, Arachis hypogaea L. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 2015, 290 (3), 1169-1180. 
  21. Chopra R, Burow G, Farmer A, Mudge J, Simpson C, Burow MD. Comparisons of De Novo Transcriptome Assemblers in Diploid and Polyploid Species Using Peanut (Arachis spp.) RNA-Seq Data. PLoS ONE, 2014, 9 (12), e115055.
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