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Shui-zhang Fei

Recent Published Abstracts

Jiang J, Fei S, McCormick S. 2011 Plant Sex Is Complicated – How Miscanthus sinensis  rejects its own pollen? Energy Biosciences Institute, University of California-Berkeley  and University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign

Hao J, Feng Y, Ma C, Fei S. 2013. Construction of A High-Throughput Salt-Specific RNAi Library for Creeping Bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifer L) XXII Plant and Animal Genome Meeting, San Diego, CA

Hao J, Dong J, Fei S. 2013. Knockdown of CBF1 and CBF3 genes reduces the capacity for cold acclimation and freezing tolerance in Brachypodium distachyon. XXII Plant and Animal Genome Meeting, San Diego, CA

Selected Refereed Publications

Liu Y, Merrick P, Yang B, Fei S. 2017. Targeted mutagenesis in tetraploid switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) by CRISPR/Cas9.Plant Biotechnology J. doi: 10.1111/pbi.12778

Hao J, Yang J, Dong J, Fei S. 2017. Characterization of BdCBF genes and genome-wide transcriptome profiling of BdCBF3-dependent and -independent cold stress responses in Brachypodium Distachyon.  Plant Science. doi:10.1016/j.plantsci.2017.06.001

Feng Y, Yin Y, Fei S. 2017. BdVRN1 expression confers flowering competency and is negatively correlated with freezing tolerance in Brachypodium distachyon.  Frontiers in Plant Science doi:10.3389/fpls.2017.01107

Zhang C, Fei S, Liu P, Ji T, Peng J, Frei U, Hannapel D., 2016.  Transcriptome changes in response to cold acclimation in perennial ryegrass as revealed by a cross-species microarray analysis.  Crop Science.doi:10.2135/cropsci2016.04.0252.

Jiang J, Guan Y, McCormick S.Juvik J, Lubberstedt T, Fei S. 2016. Gametophytic self-incompatibility is operative in Miscanthus sinensis (Poaceae) and is affected by pistil age.  Crop Sci doi:10.2135/cropsci2016.11.0932.

Aurangzaib M, Moore KJ, Archontoulis SV, Heaton EA, Lenssen AW, Fei S. 2016.  Compositional Differences among Upland and Lowland Swithgrass Ecotypes Grown as a Bioenergy Feedstock Crop. Biomass and Bioenergy.  87:169-177.doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2016.02.017

Feng Y, Yin Y, Fei S. 2015.  Down-regulation of BdBRI1, a putative brassinosteriod receptor gene altered growth and enhanced drought tolerance in Brachpodium distachyon

Li Y, Han L, Hao J, Fei S. 2015 -mediated transformation of big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii Vitman). J Plant Biotechnology 122:117-125.

Merrick P and Fei S. 2014. Regeneration and genetic transformation in switchgrass.  Journal of Integrative Agriculture.doi: 10.1016/S2095-3119(14)60921-7.

Hao J, Ying Y, Fei S. 2013. Brassinosteroid Signaling Network: Implications on Grain  Yield and Stress Tolerance.  Plant Cell Reports 32:1017-30.

Watkins, E., Fei, S., Gardner, D., Stier, J., Bughrara, S., Li, D., Bigelow, C., Schleicher,  L., Horgan, B., and Diesburg K. 2011. Low-input turfgrass species for the north central  United States. Online. Applied Turfgrass Science doi:10.1094/ATS-2011-0126-02-RS.

Zhang C, Fei S, Arora R, Hannapel DJ. 2010. Ice recrystallization inhibition proteins of perennial ryegrass enhance freezing tolerance Planta. 232:155-164.

Blume CJ, Fei S, and Christians NE. 2010.  Field evaluation of reduced-growth, glyphosate-resistant Kentucky bluegrass in a noncompetitive setting. Crop Science 50:1048-1056.

Li Y, Gao J, Fei S. 2009.  High frequency embryogenic callus induction and plant regeneration from mature caryposis of big bluestem and little bluestem. Scientia Horticulturae 121: 348-352.

Zhang C, S Fei, S Warnke, D. Hannapel and L. Li. 2009. Identification of genes associated with cold acclimation in perennial ryegrass. J Plant Physiol. 166:1436-1445.

He S, Huang M, Huang J, Li J, Hu Y, Zhang L, Zhang C, Fei S, and Li L. 2009.  Dynamics of the evolution of the genus of Agrostis revealed by GISH/FISH. Crop Sci. 49:2285-2290.

Huang J, L. Ma, F. Yang,  S. Fei and L. Li. 2008. 45S rDNA regions are chromosome fragile sites exhibiting spontaneous breakage in meristematic cells of root tips in Lolium species. PLoS ONE. 3: e2167

Xiong Y,  S. Fei, E. C. Brummer, R. Arora,  R. E. Barker, G. Jung and S.E. Warnke. 2007. QTL analysis of winter hardiness in an annual × perennial ryegrass interspecific hybrid population. Molecular Breeding. 19:125-136.

Rajasekar S., S Fei and N. E. Christians. 2006. Analysis of genetic diversity in rough  bluegrass by using RAPD markers. Crop Science 46: 162-167.

Li J. Y. Xu S. Fei and L. Li. 2006. Isolation, characterization and evolutionary analysis of resistance gene analogs in annual ryegrass, perennial ryegrass and their hybrid. Physiologia Plantarum 126:627-638.

Wieners R. R., S. Fei and R. C. Johnson. 2006. Characterization of a USDA Kentucky  Bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.) Core collection for reproductive mode and DNA content by  flow cytometry. Genetic Resource and Crop Evolution. 53:1531-1541.

Xiong Y and S Fei. 2006. Functional and phylogenetic analysis of a DREB/CBF-like  gene in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). Planta.  224: 878-888.

Xiong Y, S. Fei,  E. C. Brummer, K. J. Moore,  R.E. Barker,  G. Jung,  J. Curley, S. E.  Warnke. 2006. QTL analysis of fiber components and crude protein in an annual ×  perennial ryegrass interspecific hybrid population. Molecular Breeding. 18:327-340.

Li L., R. Li, S. Fei, and R. Qu. 2005. Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of common bermudagrass [Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.].  Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 83: 223-229.