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†Wang DR, #Jamshidi S, Han RK, Edwards J, McClung AM, †McCouch SR. Positive effects of public breeding on U.S. rice yields under future climate scenarios. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 18 March 2024. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2309969121


#Rojas LV, #Ting T, Rainey KM, Reynolds MP, †Wang DR. Open-source tools to enhance data collection and management for plant science research. Frontiers in Plant Science. 20 February 2024. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2024.1265073


#Ting T, Souza A, #Imel R, Guadagno CR, Hoagland C, Yang Y, †Wang DR. Quantifying physiological trait variation with automated hyperspectral imaging in rice. Frontiers in Plant Science. 21 August 2023. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2023.1229161

Kantar MB†, Wang DR†, Hale I, Pratt RC, Jensen JV, Lewenstein BV. Improving agricultural science communication through intentionality. Agricultural and Environmental Letters. 5 September 2023. doi: 10.1002/ael2.20115

Tolley SA, Brito L, Wang DR, Tuinstra MR. Modelling Genotype-by-environment Interactions in Maize Grain Yield Using Reaction Norms. Frontiers in Genetics. 31 August 2023. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2023.1221751

Wang DR, †Kantar MB, Murugaiyan V, Neyhart J. Where the wild things are: Genetic associations of environmental adaptation in the Oryza rufipogon species complex. Genes | Genomes | Genetics. 9 June 2023. doi: 10.1093/g3journal/jkad128

*†#Jamshidi S, *Murgia T, Morales-Ona AG, Cerioli T, Famoso AN, Cammarano D, †Wang DR. Modeling interactions of planting date and phenology in Louisiana rice under current and future conditions. Crop Science. 8 June 2023. doi: 10.1002/csc2.21036

*Runck B, *Streed A, *Wang DR, *Ewing P, *Kantar MB, *Raghavan B. State Spaces for Agriculture: A Meta-
systematic Design Automation Framework. PNAS Nexus. 16 March 2023. doi: 10.1093/pnasnexus/pgad084

*Bessho-Uehara K, *Masuda K,*Wang DR, Angeles-Shim RB, Obara K, Nagai K, Murase R, Aoki S, Furuta T, Miura K, Wu JZ, Yamagata Y, Yasui H, Kantar MB, Yoshimura A, Kamura T, McCouch SR, Ashikari M. REGULATOR OF AWN ELONGATION 3, an E3 ubiquitin ligase, is responsible for loss of awns during African rice domestication. 17 January 2023. doi:10.1073/pnas.2207105120


Frazier AG, Yen BT, Stuecker MF, Nelson KM, Sander BO, Kantar MB, Wang DR. Impact of historical climate variability on rice production in Mainland Southeast Asia across multiple scales. Anthropocene.

*Gleason SM, *Barnard DM, *Green TR, *Mackay DS, *Wang DR, Ainsworth EA, Altenhofen J, Brodribb TJ, Cochard H, Comas LH, Cooper M, Creek D, DeJonge KC, Delzon S, Fritschi FB, Hammer G, Hunter C, Lombardozzi D, Messina CD, Ocheltree T, Stevens BM, Stewart JJ, Vadez V, Wenz J, Wright IJ, Yemoto K, Zhang H. Physiological trait networks enhance understanding of crop growth and water use in contrasting environments. Plant, Cell & Environment.


Weidong Wang, Liyang Chen, Xutong Wang, Jingbo Duan, Rachel Flynn, Ying Wang, Chance Clark, Lianjun Sun, Dajian Zhang, Diane R. Wang, Sharon Kessler and Jianxin Ma. A reciprocal translocation promotes environmental adaptation but compromises domesticability of wild soybeans. New Phytologist.

Diane R. Wang; Rachel K. Imel; Robert E. Paull; Michael B. Kantar. An online learning module for plant growth analysis using high-throughput phenotyping data. Natural Sciences Education.

Robert L. Baker and Diane R. Wang. Working with longitudinal data: quantifying developmental processes using function-valued trait modeling. American Journal of Botany. doi: 10.1002/ajb2.1677

Diane R. Wang. Road map for domesticating multi-genome rice using gene editing. Nature (Invited News and Views). doi: 10.1038/d41586-021-00589-9


Namrata Singh*, Diane R. Wang*, M Liakat Ali, HyunJung Kim, Kazi M. Akther, Sandra E. Harrington, Ehsan Shakiba, Yuxin Shi, Genevieve DeClerck, Byron Meadows, Vishnu Govindaraj, Sang-Nag Ahn, Georgia C. Eizenga, Susan R. McCouch. A coordinated suite of wild-introgression lines in Indica and Japonica elite backgrounds. Frontiers in Plant Science.

Diane R. Wang†, Martin Venturas, D. Scott Mackay, Douglas Hunsaker, Kelly Thorp, Michael A. Gore, Duke Pauli†. Use of hydraulic traits for modeling genotype-specific acclimation in cotton under drought. New Phytologist. doi: 10.1111/nph.15751


Karina Morales, Namrata Singh, Francisco Agosto-Pérez, John Carlos Ignacio, Ranjita Thapa, Juan Arbelaez, Rodante Tabien, Adam Famoso, Diane R. Wang, Endang Septiningsih, Yuxin Shi, Tobias Kretzschmar, Susan R. McCouch, Michael J. Thomson. An improved 7K SNP array, the C7AIR, provides a wealth of validated SNP markers for rice breeding and genetics studies. PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232479


Carmela R. Guadagno, Dave Millar, Roy Lai, D. Scott Mackay, Jonathan R. Pleban, C. Robertson McClung, Cynthia Weinig, Diane R. Wang, Brent E. Ewers. Use of transcriptomic data to inform biophysical models via Bayesian networks. Ecological Modeling. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2020.109086


Bathe Diop, Diane R. Wang, Khady N. Drame, Vernon Gracen, Pangirayi Tongoona, Daniel Dzidzienyo, Eric Nartey, Anthony J. Greenberg, Saliou Djiba, Eric Y. Danquah, Susan R. McCouch. Genetic characterization of tolerance to ferrous iron toxicity of existing rice germplasm from West Africa. Journal of Experimental Botany. doi: 10.1093/jxb/eraa182


D. Scott Mackay, Phillip R. Savoy, Charlotte Grossiord, Xiaonan Tai, Jonathan R. Pleban, Diane R. Wang, Nathan G. McDowell, and John S. Sperry. A coupled model of carbon allocation and hydraulics shows conifers grow roots to reliable water sources prior to drought. New Phytologist. doi: 10.1111/nph.16043



Brijesh Angira, Christopher K. Addison, Tommaso Cerioli, Democrito B. Rebong, Diane R. Wang, Nathan S. Pumplin, Jong H. Ham, James H. Oard, Steven D. Linscombe, Adam N. Famoso. Haplotype Characterization of the sd1 Semi-dwarf Gene in US Rice. In press. The Plant Genome. doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2019.02.0010


Diane R. Wang*†, Carmela R. Guadagno*, Xiaowei Mao*, D. Scott Mackay, Jonathan R. Pleban, Robert L. Baker, Cynthia Weinig, Jean-Luc Jannink, Brent E. Ewers. A framework for genomics-informed ecophysiological modeling. Journal of Experimental Botany. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erz090


Diane R. Wang, Francisco J. Agosto-Pérez, Dmytro Chebotarov, Yuxin Shi, Jonathan Marchini, Melissa Fitzgerald, Kenneth L. McNally, Nickolai Alexandrov, Susan R. McCouch. An imputation platform to enhance integration of rice genetic resources. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05538-1


Takeshi Kuroha*, Keisuke Nagai*, Rico Gamuyao*, Diane R. Wang*, Tomoyuki Furuta, Masanari Nakamori, Takuya Kitaoka, Keita Adachi, Anzu Minami, Yoshinao Mori, Yoshiya Seto, Shinjiro Yamaguchi, Mikiko Kojima, Hitoshi Sakakibara, Jianzhong Wu, Kaworu Ebana, Nobutaka Mitsuda, Masaru Ohme-Takagi, Syuichi Yanagisawa, Masanori Yamasaki, Ryusuke Yokoyama, Kazuhiko Nishitani, Toshihiro Mochizuki, Gen Tamiya, Susan R. McCouch, and Motoyuki Ashikari. Ethylene-gibberellin signaling underlies adaptation of rice to periodic flooding. Science. doi:  10.1126/science.aat1577


Michael J. Thomson, Namrata Singh, Maria S. Dwiyanti, Diane R. Wang, Mark H. Wright, Francisco Agosto-Perez, Genevieve DeClerck, Joong H. Chin, Geraldine A. Malitic-Layaoen, Venice Margarette Juanillas, Christine J. Dilla-Ermita, Tobias Kretzschmar, Susan R. McCouch. Large-scale deployment of a rice 6K SNP array for genetics and breeding applications. Rice. doi: 10.1186/s12284-017-0181-2


Diane R. Wang, Rongkui Han, Edward J. Wolfrum, Susan R. McCouch. The buffering capacity of stems: genetic architecture of non-structural carbohydrates in cultivated Asian rice (Oryza sativa L.). New Phytologist. doi: 10.1111/nph.14614


Diane R. Wang, Edward J. Wolfrum, Parminder Virk, Abdelbagi Ismail, Anthony J. Greenberg, Susan R. McCouch. Robust phenotyping strategies for evaluation of stem non-structural carbohydrates (NSC) in rice. Journal of Experimental Botany. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erw375

Kanako Bessho-Uehara*, Diane R. Wang*, Tomoyuki Furuta, Anzu Minami, Keisuke Nagai, Rico Gamuyao, Kenji Asano, Rosalyn B. Angeles-Shim, Yoshihiro Shimizu, Madoka Ayano, Norio Komeda, Kazuyuki Doi, Kotaro Miura, Yosuke Toda, Toshinori Kinoshita, Satohiro Okuda, Tetsuya Higashiyama, Mika Nomoto, Yasuomi Tada, Hidefumi Shinohara, Yoshikatsu Matsubayashi, Jian Zhong Wu, Hideshi Yasui, Atsushi Yoshimura, Hitoshi Mori, Susan R. McCouch & Motoyuki Ashikari. Loss of function at RAE2, a novel EPFL, is required for awnlessness in cultivated Asian rice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1604849113


Diane R. Wang, James A. Bunce, Martha B. Tomecek, David Gealy, Anna McClung, Susan R. McCouch, Lewis H. Ziska. Evidence for divergence of response in Indica, Japonica, and wild rice to high CO2 x temperature interaction. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13279



Tomoyuki Furuta, Norio Komeda, Kenji Asano, Kanako Uehara, Rico Gamuyao, Rosalyn B. Shim-Angeles, Keisuke Nagai, Kazuyuki Doi, Diane R. Wang, Hideshi Yasui, Atsushi Yoshimura, Jianzhong Wu, Susan R. McCouch, Motoyuki Ahikari. Convergent Loss of Awn in Two Cultivated Rice Species Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima is caused by Mutations in Different Loci. G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics. doi: 10.1534/g3.115.020834


Lei Hua, Diane R. Wang, Lubin Tan, Yongcai Fu, Fengxia Liu, Langtao Xiao, Zuofeng Zhu, Qiang Fu, Xianyou Sun, Ping Gu, Hongwei Cai, Susan R. McCouch, and Chuanqing Sun. LABA1, a Domestication Gene Associated with Long, Barbed Awns in Wild Rice. The Plant Cell. doi: 10.1105/tpc.15.00260



Susan R. McCouch, Chih-Wei Tung, Keyan Zhao, Mark Wright, Jennifer Kimball, Andy Reynolds, Wricha Tyagi, Diane Wang, Genevieve DeClerck, Georgia Eizenga, Anna McClung, Carlos Bustamante. Development of genome-wide SNP assays for rice. Breeding Science. doi: 10.1270/jsbbs.60.524

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