Our Publications

Recent peer-reviewed publications by members of the Jahn group:

Perez, K., Froikin-Gordon, J.S., Abdourhamane, I.K., Levasseur, V., Alfari, A.A., Mensah, A., Bonsu, O., Habsatou, B., Assogba-Komlan, F., Mbaye, A.A., Noussourou, M., Otoidobiga, L.C., Ouédraogo, L., Kon, T., Rojas, M.R., Gamby, K.T., Shotkoski, F., Gilbertson, R.L., Jahn, M.M., 2017. Connecting smallholder tomato producers to improved seed in West Africa. Agriculture & Food Security 6, 42. doi:10.1186/s40066-017-0118-4

Lunt, T., A.W. Jones, W.S. Mulhern, D.P.M. LeZaks, M.M. Jahn. 2016. Vulnerabilities to agricultural production shocks: An extreme, plausible scenario for assessment of risk for the insurance sector. Climate Risk Management. DOI 10.1016/j.crm.2016.05.001

Collier, S.M., Ruark, M.D., Oates, L.G., Jokela, W.E., and Dell, C.J. 2014. Measurement of greenhouse gas flux from agricultural soils using static chambers. Journal of Visualized Experiments E52110.

Neufeldt*, H., M.M. Jahn* (co-first authors), B.M. Campbell, J.R. Beddington, F. DeClerck, J. Gulledge, J. Hellin, M. Herrero, A. Jarvis, D. LeZaks, H. Meinke, T. Rosenstock, M. Scholes, R. Scholes, S. Vermeulen, E. Wollenberg and R. Zougmore. 2013. Beyond climate-smart agriculture: toward safe operating spaces for global food systems. Agriculture & Food Security 2:12-18.

R. Beddington, M. Asaduzzaman, M. E. Clark, A. Fernandez Bremauntz, M. D. Guillou, M. M. Jahn, E. Lin, T. Mamo, C. Negra, C. A. Nobre, R. J. Scholes, R. Sharma, N. Van Bo, J. Wakhungu. 2012. The role for scientists in tackling food insecurity and climate change. Agriculture & Food Security 1:10.

Beddington J. R, M. Asaduzzaman, M. E. Clark, A. Fernandez Bremauntz, M. D. Guillou, D. J. B. Howlett, M. M. Jahn, E. Lin, T. Mamo, C. Negra, C. A. Nobre, R. J. Scholes, N. Van Bo, J. Wakhungu. 2012. What next for agriculture after Durban? Science 335:6066, 289–290.

Brummer, E.C., Barber, W.T., Collier, S.M., Cox, T.M., Johnson, R., Murray, S.C., Olsen, R.T., Pratt, R., and Thro, A.M. 2011. Plant breeding for harmony between agriculture and the environment. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9: 561-568.

Selected reports and statements to which Jahn group members have contributed:

“Food System Shock” Lloyd’s Emerging Risk Report, June 2015. (M. Jahn, T. Lunt, D. LeZaks, W. Mulhern)

“Extreme weather and resilience of the global food system.” 2015. Final Project Report from the UK-US Taskforce on Extreme Weather and Global Food System Resilience.  The Global Food Security Programme. (M. Jahn, one of the lead authors).

“Plant genetic resources: an essential foundation for U.S. and global provisioning, economy, sustainability and security.” Position statement of the Crop Science Society of America, October 2013. (M. Jahn and S. Collier, writing team members)

“Solutions for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems”. Technical Report for the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Sustainable Development Solutions Network, A global initiative for the United Nations. Prepared by the Thematic Group on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network 18 September 2013. (M. Jahn, working group member)

“Report to the President on Agricultural Preparedness & the Agriculture Research Enterprise,” by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.  2012.  (M. Jahn, working group member)

Beddington J, Asaduzzaman M, Clark M, Fernández A, Guillou M, Jahn M, Erda L, Mamo T, Van Bo N, Nobre CA, Scholes R, Sharma R, Wakhungu J.  2012.  Achieving food security in the face of climate change: Final report from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Copenhagen, Denmark.

Selected plant breeding publications by members of the Jahn group:

Holdsworth, W.L., K.E. LaPlant, D.C. Bell, M.M. Jahn and M. Mazourek. 2016.  Cultivar-based introgression mapping reveals wild species-derived Pm-0, the major powdery mildew resistance locus in squash.  Accepted PLoS ONE.

Venkatesh, J., M.M. Jahn, B. Kang. 2016. Genome-wide analysis and evolution of the Pto-like protein kinase (PLPK) gene family in pepper. PLoS ONE 11(8):e0161545. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0161545

LaPlant, K.E., L.E. Wyatt, G. Moriarty, M. Fink-Brodnick, M.M. Jahn and M. Mazourek. Powdery Mildew Resistant Pumpkin Inbred Lines.  Accepted HortScience.

Rakotondrafara, A.M., E. Arcibal, K.M. Gold, S. Flaherty, J. Jiang, M. M. Jahn. 2015. A mutant eIF4E confers differential resistance to Potato virus Y strains and is inherited in a dominant manner in the potato varieties Atlantic and Russet Norkotah.  American Journal of Potato Research. DOI 10.1007/s12230-015-9489-x

Liu, W.Y., J.H. Kang, H.S. Jeong, H.J. Choi, H.B. Yang, K.T. Kim, D. Choi, G.J. Choi, M.M. Jahn, B.C. Kang. 2014. Combined use of bulked segregant analysis and microarrays reveals SNP markers pinpointing a major QTL for resistance to Phytophthora capsici in pepper. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 127:2503-2513.

Park, S.W., J.K. Jung, E.A. Choi, J.K. Kwon, J.H. Kang, M.M. Jahn and B.C. Kang. 2014. An EST-based linkage map reveals chromosomal translocation in Capsicum. Molecular Breeding. DOI 10.1007/s11032-014-0089-0

Wyatt, L.E., A.R. Dunn, M. Falise, S. Reiners, M.M. Jahn, C.D. Smart and M. Mazourek. 2013. Red harvest yield and fruit characteristics of Phytophthora capsici-resistant bell pepper inbred lines in New York. HortTechnology 23:356-363.

Perez, K., I. Yeam, B.C. Kang, D.R. Ripoll, J. Kim, J.F. Murphy, M.M. Jahn. 2012. Tobacco etch virus infectivity in Capsicum spp. is determined by a maximum of three amino acids in the viral avirulence determinant VPg. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 25:1562-1573.

Mazourek, M., E.T. Cirulli, S. M. Collier, L. G. Landry, B-C. Kang, E. A. Quirin, J. M. Bradeen, P. Moffett and M. Jahn. 2009. The fractionated orthology of Bs2 and Rx/Gpa2 supports shared synteny of disease resistance in the Solanaceae. Genetics 182:1351-1364.