[20:20 Wheat] Maximising yield potential of wheat

Project (past)

Project dates01 Apr 2012 to end of 31 Mar 2017
Researchers
Principal InvestigatorMalcolm Hawkesford
FunderBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Project numberS5202
5202
DepartmentPlant Biology and Crop Science (PBCS)
Research fish codeBBS/E/C/00005202
Grant IDBBS/E/C/00005202

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Mapping sites of gibberellin biosynthesis in the Arabidopsis root tip

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Barker, R., Garcia, M. N. F., Powers, S. J., Vaughan, S., Bennett, M. J., Phillips, A. L., Thomas, S. G. and Hedden, P. 2020. Mapping sites of gibberellin biosynthesis in the Arabidopsis root tip. New Phytologist. https://doi.org/10.1111/NPH.16967

Foliar N Application at Anthesis Stimulates Gene Expression of Grain Protein Fractions and Alters Protein Body Distribution in Winter Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rossmann, A., Buchner, P. H., Savill, G. P., Powers, S. J., Hawkesford, M. J. and Muhling, K. H. 2019. Foliar N Application at Anthesis Stimulates Gene Expression of Grain Protein Fractions and Alters Protein Body Distribution in Winter Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) . Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry - JAFC. 67 (46), pp. 12709-12719. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.9b04634

Effect of Senescence Phenotypes and Nitrate Availability on Wheat Leaf Metabolome during Grain Filling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Heyneke, E., Watanabe, M., Erban, A., Duan, G., Buchner, P. H., Walther, D., Kopka, J., Hawkesford, M. J. and Hoefgen, R. 2019. Effect of Senescence Phenotypes and Nitrate Availability on Wheat Leaf Metabolome during Grain Filling . Agronomy. 9 (6), p. 305. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy9060305

Foliar N application at anthesis alters grain protein composition and enhances baking quality in winter wheat only under a low N fertiliser regimen

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rossmann, A., Buchner, P. H., Savill, G. P., Hawkesford, M. J., Scherf, K. A. and Muhling, K. H. 2019. Foliar N application at anthesis alters grain protein composition and enhances baking quality in winter wheat only under a low N fertiliser regimen. European Journal of Agronomy. 109, p. 125909. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2019.04.004

Stability of wheat grain yields over three field seasons in the UK

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pennacchi, J., Carmo-Silva, E., Andralojc, P. J., Lawson, T., Allen, M. A., Raines, C. A. and Parry, M. A. J. 2019. Stability of wheat grain yields over three field seasons in the UK. Food and Energy Security. 8 (2), p. e00147. https://doi.org/10.1002/fes3.147

Analysis of small RNA silencing in Zymoseptoria tritici – wheat interactions

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Kettles, G. J., Hofinger, B. J., Hu, P., Bayon, C., Rudd, J. J., Balmer, D., Courbot, M., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Scalliet, G. and Kanyuka, K. 2018. Analysis of small RNA silencing in Zymoseptoria tritici – wheat interactions. bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/501650

Fungal G-protein-coupled receptors: mediators of pathogenesis and targets for disease control

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Brown, N. A., Schrevens, S., Van Dijck, P. and Goldman, G. H. 2018. Fungal G-protein-coupled receptors: mediators of pathogenesis and targets for disease control. Nature Microbiology. 3 (4), pp. 402-414. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-018-0127-5

Effects of variety, year of cultivation and sulphur supply on the accumulation of free asparagine in the grain of commercial wheat varieties

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Curtis, T., Powers, S. J., Wang, R. and Halford, N. G. 2018. Effects of variety, year of cultivation and sulphur supply on the accumulation of free asparagine in the grain of commercial wheat varieties. Food Chemistry. 239 (15 January), pp. 304-313. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2017.06.113

The relationships between genotype, yield and environmental factors on protein distribution in the wheat endosperm

F - Theses
Savill, G. P. 2018. The relationships between genotype, yield and environmental factors on protein distribution in the wheat endosperm. F - Theses Rothamsted Research Plant Sciences

Nutrient dynamics in wheat

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hawkesford, M. J., Buchner, P. H. and Riche, A. B. 2018. Nutrient dynamics in wheat. Annual Plant Reviews online. 3 (November), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119312994.apr0663

Sulfur metabolism in Allium cepa is hardly affected by chloride and sulfate salinity

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Aghajanzadeh, T. A., Reich, M., Hawkesford, M. J. and Burow, M. 2018. Sulfur metabolism in Allium cepa is hardly affected by chloride and sulfate salinity . Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2018.1540037

Calcium ameliorates the toxicity of sulfate salinity in Brassica rapa

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Reich, M., Aghajanzadeh, T. A., Parmar, S., Hawkesford, M. J. and De Kok, L. J. 2018. Calcium ameliorates the toxicity of sulfate salinity in Brassica rapa. Journal of Plant Physiology. 231, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jplph.2018.08.014

Perspective on wheat yield and quality with reduced nitrogen supply

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zorb, C., Ludewig, U. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2018. Perspective on wheat yield and quality with reduced nitrogen supply. Trends in Plant Science. 23 (11), pp. 1029-1037. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2018.08.012

Dissecting Wheat Grain Yield Drivers in a Mapping Population in the UK

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pennacchi, J. P., Carmo-Silva, E., Andralojc, P. J., Feuerhelm, D,, Powers, S. J. and Parry, M. A. J. 2018. Dissecting Wheat Grain Yield Drivers in a Mapping Population in the UK. Agronomy. 8 (6), p. 94. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy8060094

Temperature and nitrogen supply interact to determine protein distribution gradients in the wheat grain endosperm

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Savill, G. P., Michalski, A., Powers, S. J., Wan, Y., Tosi, P., Buchner, P. H. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2018. Temperature and nitrogen supply interact to determine protein distribution gradients in the wheat grain endosperm. Journal of Experimental Botany. 69 (12), pp. 3117-3126. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/ery127

Structural and functional analyses of Rubisco from arctic diatom species reveal unusual posttranslational modifications

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Valegård, K., Andralojc, P. J., Haslam, R. P., Pearce, F. G., Erikson, G. K., Madgwick P. J., Kristoffersen A. K., van Lun, M., Klein, U., Eilertsen H. C., Parry, M. A. J. and Andersson, I. 2018. Structural and functional analyses of Rubisco from arctic diatom species reveal unusual posttranslational modifications. Journal of Biological Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.RA118.003518

The Role of Trehalose 6-Phosphate in Crop Yield and Resilience

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Paul, M. J., Gonzalez-Uriarte, A., Griffiths, C. A. and Hassani-Pak, K. 2018. The Role of Trehalose 6-Phosphate in Crop Yield and Resilience. Plant Physiology. 177, pp. 12-23. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.17.01634

Exploring the resilience of wheat crops grown in short rotations through minimising the build-up of an important soil-borne fungal pathogen

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Mcmillan, V. E., Canning, G., Moughan, J., White, R. P., Gutteridge, R. J. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2018. Exploring the resilience of wheat crops grown in short rotations through minimising the build-up of an important soil-borne fungal pathogen. Scientific Reports. 8 (9550), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-25511-8

Foxtail mosaic virus: a new viral vector for protein expression in cereals

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bouton, C., King, R., Chen, H., Azhakanandam, K., Bieri, S., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Kanyuka, K. 2018. Foxtail mosaic virus: a new viral vector for protein expression in cereals. Plant Physiology. 177 (4), pp. 1352-1367. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.17.01679

Identification of Leaf Promoters for Use in Transgenic Wheat

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Alotaibi, S. S., Sparks, C. A., Parry, M. A. J., Simkin, A. J. and Raines, C. A. 2018. Identification of Leaf Promoters for Use in Transgenic Wheat. Plants. 7 (2), p. 27. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants7020027

Increasing metabolic potential: C-fixation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Andralojc, P. J., Carmo-Silva, E., Degen, G. E. and Parry, M. A. J. 2018. Increasing metabolic potential: C-fixation. Essays in Biochemistry. 62 (1), pp. 109-118. https://doi.org/10.1042/EBC20170014

Wheat receptor-kinase-like protein Stb6 controls gene-for-gene resistance to fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Saintennac, C., Lee, W. S., Cambon, F., Rudd, J. J., King, R., Marande, W., Powers, S. J., Berges, H., Phillips, A. L., Uauy, C., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Langin, T. and Kanyuka, K. 2018. Wheat receptor-kinase-like protein Stb6 controls gene-for-gene resistance to fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. Nature Genetics. 50, pp. 368-374. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-018-0051-x

Identification and expression profiling of Pht1 phosphate transporters in wheat in controlled environments and in the field

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gruen, A., Buchner, P. H., Broadley, M. R. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2018. Identification and expression profiling of Pht1 phosphate transporters in wheat in controlled environments and in the field. Plant Biology. 20 (2), pp. 374-389. https://doi.org/10.1111/plb.12668

The role of Tre6P and SnRK1 in maize early kernel development and events leading to stress-induced kernel abortion

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bledsoe, S. W., Henry, C., Griffiths, C. A., Paul, M. J., Feil, R., Lunn, J. E., Stitt, M. and Lagrimini, L. M. 2017. The role of Tre6P and SnRK1 in maize early kernel development and events leading to stress-induced kernel abortion. BMC Plant Biology. 17 (1), p. 74. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-017-1018-2

A review of wheat diseases – a field perspective

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Figueroa, M., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Solomon, P. S. 2017. A review of wheat diseases – a field perspective. Molecular Plant Pathology. 19 (6), pp. 1523-1536. https://doi.org/10.1111/mpp.12618

Phenotyping of field-grown wheat in the UK highlights contribution of light response of photosynthesis and flag leaf longevity to grain yield

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Carmo-Silva, E., Andralojc, P. J., Scales, J. C., Driever, S. M., Mead, A., Lawson, T., Raines, C. A. and Parry, M. A. J. 2017. Phenotyping of field-grown wheat in the UK highlights contribution of light response of photosynthesis and flag leaf longevity to grain yield. Journal of Experimental Botany. 68 (13), pp. 3473-3486. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erx169

Increased SBPase activity improves photosynthesis and grain yield in wheat grown in greenhouse conditions

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Driever, S. M., Simkin, A. J., Alotaibi, S., Fisk, S. J., Madgwick, P. J., Sparks, C. A., Jones, H. D., Lawson, T., Parry, M. A. J. and Raines, C. A. 2017. Increased SBPase activity improves photosynthesis and grain yield in wheat grown in greenhouse conditions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 372 (1730), pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0384

Manganese toxicity hardly affects sulfur metabolism in Brassica rapa

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Neves, M. I., Prajapati, D. H., Parmar, S. and Aghajanzadeh, T. A. 2017. Manganese toxicity hardly affects sulfur metabolism in Brassica rapa. in: De Kok, L. J., Hawkesford, M. J., Haneklaus, S. H. and Schnug, E. (ed.) In: Sulfur Metabolism in Higher Plants - Fundamental, Environmental and Agricultural Aspects Springer International Publishing AG. pp. 155-162

Impact of Atmospheric H2S, Salinity and Anoxia on Sulfur Metabolism in Zea mays

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Ausma, T. and Parmar, S. 2017. Impact of Atmospheric H2S, Salinity and Anoxia on Sulfur Metabolism in Zea mays. in: De Kok, L. J., Hawkesford, M. J., Haneklaus, S. H. and Schnug, E. (ed.) In: Sulfur Metabolism in Higher Plants - Fundamental, Environmental and Agricultural Aspects Springer International Publishing AG. pp. 93-101

Sulfate Transport in Plants: A Personal Perspective

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Hawkesford, M. J. 2017. Sulfate Transport in Plants: A Personal Perspective. in: De Kok, L. J., Hawkesford, M. J., Haneklaus, S. H. and Schnug, E. (ed.) In: Sulfur Metabolism in Higher Plants - Fundamental, Environmental and Agricultural Aspects Springer International Publishing AG. pp. 3-12

Sulfur Metabolism in Higher Plants - Fundamental, Environmental and Agricultural Aspects

E - Books edited/written by staff member, alone/with others
De Kok, L. J., Hawkesford, M. J., Haneklaus, S. H. and Schnug, E. (ed.) 2017. Sulfur Metabolism in Higher Plants - Fundamental, Environmental and Agricultural Aspects. Springer.

Spatiotemporal expression patterns of wheat amino acid transporters reveal their putative roles in nitrogen transport and responses to abiotic stress

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wan, Y., King, R., Mitchell, R. A. C., Hassani-Pak, K. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2017. Spatiotemporal expression patterns of wheat amino acid transporters reveal their putative roles in nitrogen transport and responses to abiotic stress. Scientific Reports. 7 (1), p. 5461. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-04473-3

Rubisco and Rubisco activase play an important role in the biochemical limitations of photosynthesis in rice, wheat, and maize under high temperature and water deficit

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Perdomo, J. A., Capo-Bauca, S., Carmo-Silva, E. and Galmes, J. 2017. Rubisco and Rubisco activase play an important role in the biochemical limitations of photosynthesis in rice, wheat, and maize under high temperature and water deficit. Frontiers in Plant Science. 8 (490), pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.00490

An improved assembly and annotation of the allohexaploid wheat genome identifies complete families of agronomic genes and provides genomic evidence for chromosomal translocations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Clavijo, B. J., Venturini, L., Schudoma, C., Accinelli, G. G., Kaithakottil, G., Wright, J., Borrill, P., Kettleborough, G., Heavens, D., Chapman, H., Lipscombe, J., Barker, T., Lu, F. H., McKenzie, N., Raats, D., Ramirez-Gonzalez, R. H., Coince, A., Peel, N., Percival-Alwyn, L., Duncan, O., Trosch, J., Yu, G. T., Bolser, D. M., Namaati, G., Kerhornou, A., Spannagl, M., Gundlach, H., Haberer, G., Davey, R. P., Fosker, C., Di Palma, F., Phillips, A. L., Millar, A. H., Kersey, P. J., Uauy, C., Krasileva, K. V., Swarbreck, D., Bevan, M. W. and Clark, M. D. 2017. An improved assembly and annotation of the allohexaploid wheat genome identifies complete families of agronomic genes and provides genomic evidence for chromosomal translocations. Genome Research. 27 (5), pp. 885-896. https://doi.org/10.1101/gr.217117.116

Effects of selenium on plant metabolism and implications for crops and consumers

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Schiavon, M., Lima, L. W., Jiang, Y. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2017. Effects of selenium on plant metabolism and implications for crops and consumers. in: Pilon-Smits, E. A. H., Winkel, L. H. E. and Lin, Z-Q. (ed.) Selenium in plants (Chapter 15) Springer International Publishing AG.

The relationships between genotype, yield and temperature on protein distribution on the wheat endosperm

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Savill, G. P. 2017. The relationships between genotype, yield and temperature on protein distribution on the wheat endosperm. Plant nutrition, growth and environment interactions III International Conferernce, Vienna, Austria, 20-21 February, 2017. VISCEA, Vienna Internatinal Science Conferences and Events Association. pp. 36

Use of a modified CRISPR/Cas9 construct to simultaneously mutagenize multiple genes in hexaploid wheat

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Winfield, M., Allen, S., Cartlidge, L., Sparks, C. A., Jones, H., Huttly, A. K., Martignago, D., Hawkesford, M. J. and Edwards, K. 2017. Use of a modified CRISPR/Cas9 construct to simultaneously mutagenize multiple genes in hexaploid wheat. MonoGram 2017, 4-6 April, University of Bristol. Bristol, University of Bristol.

Increasing crop yield and resilience with trehalose 6-phosphate: targeting a feast-famine mechanism in cereals for better source-sink optimisation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Paul, M. J., Oszvald, M., Jesus, C., Rajulu, C. and Griffiths, C. A. 2017. Increasing crop yield and resilience with trehalose 6-phosphate: targeting a feast-famine mechanism in cereals for better source-sink optimisation. Journal of Experimental Botany. 68 (16), pp. 4455-4462. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erx083

Novel Rht-1 dwarfing genes: tools for wheat breeding and dissecting the function of DELLA proteins

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Thomas, S. G. 2017. Novel Rht-1 dwarfing genes: tools for wheat breeding and dissecting the function of DELLA proteins. Journal of Experimental Botany. 68 (3), pp. 354-358. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erw509

Genetic variation in traits for nitrogen use efficiency in wheat

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hawkesford, M. J. 2017. Genetic variation in traits for nitrogen use efficiency in wheat. Journal of Experimental Botany. 68 (10), pp. 2627-2632. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erx079