Dr. Yufang Guo

Post-doctoral Research Associate
Current Research: Oomycete genomic resources

Dr. Yufang Guo

Yufang inspecting poinsettia plants.

Email Yufang:
164 Plant Biology Lab
517-355-4576

  • Ph.D., Agronomy, Mississippi State University
  • M.S., Plant Genetics and Breeding, Nanjing Agricultural University, P.R. China
  • B.S., Agronomy, Henan Agricultural University, P.R. China

I am researching vegetable and ornamental crop diseases with a focus on developing genomic resources for oomycetes.

Yufang’s Google Scholar Page

Yufang’s Publications
  1. Guo, Y., Torres-Londono, G.A., and Hausbeck, M.K.  2017.  Population genetic analysis for a worldwide collection of Phytophthora palmivoraPhytopathology 107(12S):S5-126.
  2. Guo, Y., Lin, W.-K., Chen, Q, Vallego, V.A., and Warner, R.M.  2017.  Genetic determinants of crop timing and quality traits in two interspecific Petunia recombinant inbred line populations.  Scientific Reports 7:3200.
  3. Bello, J., Guo Y., and Hausbeck, M.  2016.  Population structure of Pseudoperonospora cubensis isolates in Michigan and Ontario, Canada.  Phytopathology 106 (Suppl.):S4.140.
  4. Guo, Y., Wiegert-Rininger, K. E., Vallejo, V., Barry, C. S., and Warner, R.  2015.  De novo transcriptome assembly and molecular marker discovery in three Petunia.  BMC Genomics 16:726.
  5. Guo, Y., Abernacy, B., Zeng, Y. and Ozias-Akins, P.  2015.  TILLING by sequencing to identify induced mutations in stress resistance genes of peanut (Arachis hypogaea).  BMC Genomics 16:157.
  6. Khera, P., Upadhyaya, H.D., Pandey, M.K., Roorkiwal, M., Sriswathi, M., Janila, P., Guo, Y., McKain, M.R., Nagy, E.D., Knapp, S.J., Leebens-Mack, J., Conner, J.A., Ozias-Akins, P., Rajeev, K.  2013.  SNP-based genetic diversity in the reference set of peanut (Arachis) by developing and applying cost-effective KASPar genotyping assays.  Plant Genome 6:3.
  7. Guo, Y., Khanal, S., Tang, S., Bowers, J.E., Heesaker, A.F., Khalilian, N., Nagy, E.D., Zhang, D., Taylor, C.A., Stalker, H.T., Ozias-Akins, P., and Knapp, S.J.  2012.  Comparative mapping in intraspecific populations uncovers a high degree of macrosynteny between A- and B-genome diploid species of peanut.  BMC Genomics 13:608.
  8. Nagy, E.D., Guo, Y., Tang, S., Bowers, J.E., Okashah, R.A., Taylor, C.A., Zhang, D., Khanal, S., Heesacker, A.F., Khalilian, N., Farmer, A.D., Carrasquilla-Garcia, N., Penmetsa, R.V., Cook, D., Stalker, H.T., Nielsen, N., Ozias-Akins, P., and Knapp, S.J.  2012.  A high-density genetic map of Arachis duranensis, a diploid ancestor of cultivated peanut.  BMC Genomics 13:469.
  9. Gao, W., Saha, S., Ma, D.P., Guo, Y., Jenkins, J.N., and Stelly, D.M.  2012.  A cotton-fiber-associated cyclin-dependent kinase a gene: characterization and chromosomal location.  International Journal of Plant Genomics 2012:613812.
  10. Qin, H., Feng, S., Chen, C., Guo, Y., Knapp, S.J., Culbreath, A., He, G., Wang, M.L., Zhang, X., Holbrook, C.C., Ozias-Akins, P., and Guo, B.  2012.  An integrated genetic linkage map of cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea) constructed from two RIL populations. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 124:653-664.
  11. Ravi, K., Vadez, V., Isobe, R., Mir, R.R., Guo, Y., Nigam, S.N., Gowda, M.V.C., Radhakrishnan, T., Bertioli, D.J., Knapp, S.J., and Varshney, R.K.  2011.  Identification of several small main-effect QTLs and a large number of epistaic QTLs for drought tolerance related traits in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea).  Theoretical and Applied Genetics 122:1119-1132.
  12. Qin, H., Li, Y., Guo, Y., He, G., Chen, C., Culbreath, A., Knapp, S.J., Cook, D.R., Holbrook, C.C., and Wang, M.  2010.  Identification of molecular markers associated with resistance to TSWV through genetic mapping.  Phytopathology 100: S105.
  13. An, C., Wu, J., Jenkins, J.N., Guo, Y., and McCarty, J.C.  2010.  Use of fiber and fuzz mutants to detect QTL for yield components, seed, and fiber traits of upland cotton.  Euphytica 172:21-34.
  14. Nagy, E.D., Chu, Y., Guo, Y., Khanal, S., Tang, S., Li, Y., Dong, W.B., Timper, P., Taylor, C., Ozias-Akins, P., Holbrook, C.C., Beilinson, V., Nielsen, N.C., Stalker, H.T., and Knapp, S.J.  2010.  Recombination is suppressed in an alien introgression in peanut harboring Rma, a dominant root-knot nematode resistance gene.  Molecular Breeding 26:357-370.
  15. Guo, Y., McCarty, J.C., Jenkins, J.N., An, C., and Saha, S.  2009.  Genetic detection of node of first fruiting branch in crosses of a cultivar with two exotic accessions of upland cotton.  Euphytica 166:317-329.
  16. Guo, Y., McCarty, J.C., Jenkins, J.N., and Saha, S.  2008.  QTL for node of first fruiting branch in a cross of an Upland cotton, Gossypium hirsutum, cultivar with primitive accession T701.  Euphytica 163:113-122.
  17. Guo, Y., Saha, S., Yu, J.Z., Jenkins, J.N., Kohel, R.J., Scheffler, B.E., and Stelly, D.M.  2008.  BAC-derived SSR markers chromosome locations in cotton.  Euphytica 161:361-37.