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Crop Evolution, Domestication, and Biodiversity  - Paul Gepts Lab at UC Davis



(in reverse chronological order; for publications listed by themes, click here)

Updated June 12, 2018

2018 Dequigiovanni G, Ramos SLF, Alves-Pereira A, Fabri EG, Picanço-Rodrigues D, Clement CR, Gepts P, Veasey EA (2018) Highly structured genetic diversity of Bixa orellana var. urucurana, the wild ancestor of annatto, in Brazilian Amazonia. PLOS ONE 13: e0198593   doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198593 Abstract / Pdf (Open access article, free of all copyright,and may be freely reproduced, distributed, transmitted, modified, built upon, or otherwise used by anyone for any lawful purpose. The work is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 public domain dedication.)

2018 Fisseha Z, Kyallo M, Tesfaye K, Harvey J, Dagne K, Opyio S, Gepts P. 2018. Integrating phenotypic evaluations with a molecular diversity assessment of an Ethiopian collection of common bean landraces. African Crop Science Journal 26(2): 313-324 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/acsj.v26i2.12 Abstract / Pdf  (© 2018, African Crop Science Society)

2018 Wilkus EL, Berny Mier y Teran JC, Mukankusi CM, Gepts P. Genetic patterns of common-bean seed acquisition and early-stage adoption among farmer groups in western Uganda. Frontiers in Plant Science, in press doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00586 Abstract / Pdf (Open access: © 2018 Wilkus, Berny Mier y Teran, Mukankusi and Gepts. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY))

Lobaton J, Miller T, Gil J, Ariza D, de la Hoz J, Soler A, Beebe S, Duitama J, Gepts P, Raatz B (2018) Re-sequencing of common bean identifies regions of inter-gene pool introgression and provides comprehensive resources for molecular breeding. The Plant Genome 11: 170068   doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2017.08.0068   Abstract / Pdf (Open access:  CC BY license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/); © Crop Science Society of America)

2018 Ariani A, Berny Mier y Teran J, Gepts P. Spatial and temporal scales of range expansion in wild Phaseolus vulgaris. Molecular Biology and Evolution 35 (1): 119-131  doi: 10.1093/molbev/msx273 Abstract / Pdf (Published online Oct. 23, 2017; Open access: © The Authors 2017)

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2017 Chrispeels M, Gepts P. Plants, genes & agriculture: sustainability through biotechnology. Sinauer Associates / Oxford University Press, New York and Oxford, UK: 650 p.

An introductory textbook for entering students (1st or 2nd year)

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2017 Gepts P. Genetic aspects of crop domestication. In: Hunter D, Guarino L, Spillane C, McKeown PC (eds) Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity. Routledge/Taylor & Francis, New York

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2017 Okii D,  Mukankusi C , Ssebuliba S, Tukamuhabwa P, Tusiime G, Talwana H, Odong T, Namayanja A, Paparu P, Nkalubo S, Otim M, Ugen M, Buah S,  Gepts P. Genetic variation, heritability estimates and GXE effects on yield traits of Mesoamerican common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L) germplasm in Uganda. Plant Genetic Resources Abstract / Pdf (© NIAB 2017)

2017 Rendón-Anaya M, Herrera-Estrella A, Gepts P, Delgado-Salinas A (2017) A new species of Phaseolus (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) sister to Phaseolus vulgaris, the common bean. Phytotaxa 313:259-266  10.11646/phytotaxa.313.3.3  Abstract / Pdf (© 2017 Magnolia Press)

2017 Rendón-Anaya M, Montero-Vargas JM, Saburido-Álvarez S, Vlasova A, Capella-Gutierrez S, Ordaz-Ortiz JJ, Aguilar OM, Vianello-Brondani RP, Santalla M, Delaye L, Gabaldón T, Gepts P , Winkler R, Guigó R, Delgado-Salinas A, Herrera-Estrella A. Genomic history of the origin and domestication of common bean unveils its closest sister species. Genome Biology 18: 60 DOI 10.1186/s13059-017-1190-6 Full text / Pdf (© The Author(s). 2017 Open Access)

2017 Schwember A, Carrasco B, Gepts P.  2017. Unraveling agronomic and genetic aspects of runner bean (Phaseolus coccineus L.). Field Crops Research 206: 86-94 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2017.02.020 Abstract / Pdf (© 2017 Elsevier)

2017 Medina V, Berny-Mier y Teran JC, Gepts P, Gilbert ME (2017) Low stomatal sensitivity to vapor pressure deficit in irrigated common, lima and tepary beans. Field Crops Research 206: 128-137  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2017.02.010  Abstract / Pdf (© 2017 Elsevier)

2016 Fisseha Z, Tesfaye K, Dagne K, Blair M, Harvey J, Kiallo M, Gepts P. Genetic diversity and population structure of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L) germplasm of Ethiopia as revealed by microsatellite markers. African Journal of Biotechnology 15: 2824-2847  DOI: 10.5897/AJB2016.15464  Abstract / Pdf (© 2016 The Authors; Open Access)

2016 de Araujo ASF, de Almeida Lopes AC, Berny Mier y Teran JC, Palkovic A, Gepts P. Nodulation ability in different genotypes of Phaseolus lunatus by rhizobia from California agricultural soils. Symbiosis: online. DOI: 10.1007/s13199-016-0465-0 Abstract / Pdf (© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016)

2016  Espeland EK, Emery NC, Mercer KL, Woolbright SA, Kettenring KM, Gepts P, Etterson JR (2016) Evolution of plant materials for ecological restoration: insights from the applied and basic literature. Journal of Applied Ecology: published online. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12739  Abstract / Pdf  (This article is a U.S. Government work and is in the public domain in the USA.)

2016 Ariani A, Berny JC, Gepts P (2016) Genome-wide identification of SNPs and copy cumber variation in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) using genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS). Molecular Breeding 36 (online): 87 (11 pages). DOI: 10.1007/s11032-016-0512-9  Abstract / Pdf  (© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016)

2015 Ddamulira G, Mukankusi C, Ochwo-Ssemakula M, Edema R, Sseruwagi P, Gepts P (2015) Gene pyramiding improved resistance to angular leaf spot in common bean. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture 9 (2): 1-12. DOI:  10.9734/AJEA/2015/17833 Abstract / Pdf (Open access)

2015 Rodriguez M, Rau D, Bitocchi E, Bellucci E, Biagetti E, Carboni A, Gepts P, Nanni L, Papa R, Attene G. Landscape genetics, adaptive diversity, and population structure in Phaseolus vulgaris. New Phytologist 209: 1781-1794. DOI: 10.1111/nph.13713 Abstract / Pdf (© 2015 The Authors)

2015 Abberton M, Batley J, Bentley A, Bryant J, Cai H, Cockram J, Costa de Oliveira A, Cseke LJ, Dempewolf H, De Pace C, Edwards D, Gepts P, Greenland A, Hall AE, Henry R, Hori K, Howe GT, Hughes S, Humphreys M, Lightfoot D, Marshall A, Mayes S, Nguyen HT, Ogbonnaya FC, Ortiz R, Paterson AH, Tuberosa R, Valliyodan B, Varshney RK, Yano M. Global agricultural intensification during climate change: a role for genomics. Plant Biotechnology Journal: 1-4. doi: 10.1111/pbi.12467 Abstract / Pdf (© The authors)

2015 Kole C, Muthamilarasan M, Henry R, Edwards D, Sharma R, Abberton M, Batley J, Bentley A, Blakeney M, Bryant J, Cai H, Cakir M, Cseke LJ, Cockram J, Oliveira ACd, Pace CD, Dempewolf H, Ellison S, Gepts P, Greenland A, Hall A, Hori K, Howe GT, Hughes S, Humphreys MW, Iorizzo M, Ismail AM, Marshall A, Mayes S, Nguyen HT, Ogbonnaya FC, Ortiz R, Paterson AH, Simon PW, Tohme J, Tuberosa R, Valliyodan B, Varshney RK, Wullschleger SD, Yano M, Prasad M. Application of genomics-assisted breeding for generation of climate resilient crops: Progress and prospects. Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 563. doi:10.3389/fpls.2015.00563 Abstract / Pdf (© The authors).

2015 Ariani A, Gepts P Genome-wide identification and characterization of aquaporin gene family in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Mol Genet Genomics 290 (5): 1771-1785. DOI: 10.1007/s00438-015-1038-2 Abstract / Pdf (© 2015 Springer-Verlag)

2014 Ddamulira G, Mukankusi C, Ochwo-Ssemakula M, Edema R, Sseruwagi P, Gepts P. Identification of new sources of resistance to angular leaf spot among Ugandan common bean landraces. Canadian Journal Plant Breeding 2(2): 55-65. Abstract / Pdf   (© 2014 Canadian Science and Technology Press)

2014 Okii D, Tukamuhabwa P, Kami J, Namayanja A, Paparu P, Ugen M, Gepts P. The genetic diversity and population structure of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) germplasm in Uganda. African Journal of Biotechnology 29 (35): 2935-2949. DOI: 10.5897/AJB2014.13916 Abstract / Pdf (© Authors)

2014 Okii D, Tukamuhabwa P, Odong P, Namayanja A, Mukabaranga J, Paparu P, Gepts P. Morphological diversity of tropical common bean germplasm. Afr. Crop Sci. J. 22 (1): 59-68. Abstract / Pdf (© 2014 African Crop Science Society)

2014 Ddamulira G, Mukankusi C, Ochwo-Ssemakula M, Edema R, Sseruwagi P, Gepts P. Distribution and variability of Pseudocercospora griseola in Uganda. Journal of Agricultural Science 6:16-29. Abstract / Pdf  (© 2014 Canadian Center of Science and Education)

2014 Schmutz J, McClean P, Mamidi S, Wu G, Cannon S, Grimwood J, Jenkins J, Shu S, Song Q, Chavarro C, Torres-Torres M, Geffroy V, Moghaddam SM, Gao D, Abernathy B, Barry K, Blair M, Brick MA, Chovatia M, Gepts P, Goodstein DM, Gonzales M, Hellsten U, Hyten DL, Jia G, Kelly JD, Kudrna D, Lee R, Richard MMS, Miklas PN, Osorno JM, Rodrigues J, Thareau V, Urrea CA, Wan M, Yu Y, Zhang M, Wing RA, Cregan PB, Rokhsar DS, Jackson SA. A reference genome for common bean and genome-wide analysis of dual domestications. Nature Genetics 46:707-713. DOI:10.1038/ng.3008 HTML version / Pdf (© 2014 NPG)

Supplementary Figures 1–25, Supplementary Tables 1–15 and 18–22, and Supplementary Note: Pdf
Supplementary Table 16: Mesoamerican domestication candidate genes: xlsx Supplementary Table 17: Andean domestication candidate genes: xlsx

2014 Larson G, Piperno DR, Allaby R, Purugganan M, Andersson L, Arroyo-Kalin M, Barton L, Climer Vigueira C, Denham T, Dobney K, Doust A, Gepts P, Gilbert T, Gremillion K, Lucas L, Lukens L, Marshall F, Olsen K, Pires C, Richerson P, Rubio de Casas R, Sanjur O, Thomas M, West-Eberhard MJ, Fuller DQ. Current perspectives and the future of domestication studies. Proc Natl Acad Sci 111 (17): 6139-6146. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1323964111 Abstract / Pdf  (© 2014 National Academy of Sciences)

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2014 Kraft HK, Brown CH, Nabhan GP, Luedeling E, Luna Ruiz JJ, Coppens d'Eeckenbrugge G, Hijmans RJ, Gepts P. Multiple lines of evidence for the origin of domesticated chili pepper, Capsicum annuum, in Mexico. Proc Natl Acad Sci 111 (17): 6165-6170. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1308933111 Abstract / Pdf  (© 2014 National Academy of Sciences)

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2014 Gepts P. Domestication of Plants. In: Neal Van Alfen, editor-in-chief. Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems, Vol. 2, Elsevier, San Diego: pp. 474-486. Pdf (© 2014 Elsevier). Provided for non-commercial research and educational use only.

2014 Gepts P. Beans, Origins and Development.  In: C. Smith (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology. Springer, pp. 822-827. Pdf

2014 Gepts P. The contribution of genetic and genomic approaches to plant domestication studies. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 18: 51-59. Abstract / Pdf http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pbi.2014.02.001 (© 2014 Elsevier)

2013 Soleri D, Worthington M, Aragón-Cuevas F, Smith SE, Gepts P. Farmers' varietal identification in a reference sample of local Phaseolus species in the Sierra Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico. Economic Botany 67(4): 283-298 DOI: 10.1007/s12231-013-9248-1.  Abstract / Pdf  (© 2013 The New York Botanical Garden Press, Bronx, NY)

2013 Nascimento W, Rodrigues J, Koehler S, Gepts P, Veasey E. Spatially structured genetic diversity of the Amerindian yam (Dioscorea trifida L.) assessed by SSR and ISSR markers in Southern Brazil. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 60: 2405-2420. DOI: 10.1007/s10722-013-0008-y  Abstract / Pdf version (© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013)

2013 McCouch S, Baute GJ, Bradeen J, Bramel P, Bretting PK, Buckler E, Burke JM, Charest D, Cloutier S, Cole G, Dempewolf H, Dingkuhn M, Feuillet C, Gepts P, Grattapaglia D, Guarino L, Jackson S, Knapp S, Langridge P, Lawton-Rauh A, Lijua Q, Lusty C, Michael T, Myles S, Naito K, Nelson RL, Pontarollo R, Richards CM, Rieseberg L, Ross-Ibarra J, Rounsley S, Hamilton RS, Schurr U, Stein N, Tomooka N, van der Knaap E, van Tassel D, Toll J, Valls J, Varshney RK, Ward J, Waugh R, Wenzl P, Zamir D. Agriculture: Feeding the future. Nature 499:23-24. doi:10.1038/499023a Pdf version (© 2013 Macmillan Publishers Limited)

2013 Gonçalves-Vidigal MC, Cruz AS, Lacanallo GF, Vidigal Filho PS, Sousa LL, Pacheco CMNA, McClean P, Gepts P, Pastor Corrales MA. Co-segregation analysis and mapping of the anthracnose Co-10 and angular leaf spot Phg-ON disease-resistance genes in the common bean cultivar Ouro Negro. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126 (9): 2245-2255. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-013-2131-8 Abstract / Pdf (© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013)

2013 Kraft, K.H., J.D. Luna-Ruiz, and P. Gepts. A new collection of wild populations of Capsicum in Mexico and the southern United States. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 60: 225-232. doi:10.1007/s10722-012-9827-5. Abstract / Pdf (© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2012)

2013 Gioia T, Logozzo G, Kami J, Zeuli PS, Gepts P. Identification and characterization of a homologue to the Arabidopsis INDEHISCENT gene in common bean. Journal of Heredity 104: 273-286. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/ess102 Abstract / Pdf (© 2012 The American Genetic Association)

2012 Kwak M, Toro O, Debouck D, Gepts P. Multiple origins of the determinate growth habit in domesticated common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Annals of Botany 110: 1573-1580. doi:10.1093/aob/mcs207. Abstract / Pdf (© The Authors 2012)

2012 Kouam EB, Pasquet RS, Campagne P, Tignenegre JB, Thoen K, Gaudin R, Oedraogo JT, Salifu AB, Muluvi GM, Gepts P. Genetic structure and mating system of wild cowpea populations in West Africa. BMC Plant Biology 12: 113 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2229-12-113 Abstract / Pdf (© 2012 Kouam et al.)

2012 Worthington M, Soleri D, Aragón-Cuevas F, Gepts P. Genetic composition and spatial distribution of farmer-managed Phaseolus bean plantings: an example from a village in Oaxaca, Mexico. Crop Sci 52: 1721-1735 doi:10.2135/cropsci2011.09.0518 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2012 Crop Science Society of America)

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2012 Repinski S, Kwak M, Gepts P. The common bean growth habit gene PvTFL1y is a functional homolog of Arabidopsis TFL1. Theor Appl Genet 124: 1539-154. DOI 10.1007/s00122-012-1808-8 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2012 Springer-Verlag)

2012 Gepts P, Famula TR, Bettinger RL, Brush SB, Damania AB, McGuire PE, Qualset CO (eds) (2012) Biodiversity in agriculture: domestication, evolution, and sustainability. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.




2012 Gepts P, Bettinger RL, Brush SB, Damania AB, Famula TR, McGuire PE, Qualset CO The domestication of plants and animals: ten unanswered questions. In: Gepts P, Famula TR, Bettinger RL, Brush SB, Damania AB, McGuire PE, Qualset CO (eds) Biodiversity in agriculture: domestication, evolution, and sustainability. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K., pp. 1-8. Pdf version (© Cambridge University Press 2012)

2011 Nanni, L., Bitocchi, E., Bellucci, E., Rossi, M., Rau, D., Attene, G., Gepts, P., Papa, R. Nucleotide diversity of a genomic sequence similar to SHATTERPROOF (PvSHP1) in domesticated and wild common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Theor. Appl. Genet.123: 1341-1357. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-011-1671-z. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2011 Springer-Verlag)

2011 Burle ML, Fonseca JR, Peloso MJ, Melo LC, Temple SR, Gepts P. Integrating phenotypic evaluations with a molecular diversity assessment of a Brazilian collection of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) landraces. Crop Sci 51: 2668-2680. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2010.12.0710 Abstract / Pdf version (© Crop Science Society of America)

2011 Miklas PN, Fourie D, Trapp J, Larsen RC, Chavarro C, Blair MW, Gepts P. Genetic characterization and molecular mapping Pse-2 gene for resistance to halo blight in common bean. Crop Sci 51: 2439-2448. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2011.01.0046 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2011 Crop Science Society of America)

2011 Nzungize J, Gepts P, Buruchara R, Buah S, Ragama P, Busogoro JP, Baudoin JP. Pathogenic and molecular characterization of Pythium species inducing root rot symptoms of common bean in Rwanda. African J Microbiol Res 5: 1169-1181. DOI: 10.5897/AJMR10.747 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2011 Academic Journals)

2011 Nzungize J, Gepts P, Buruchara R, Male A, Ragama P, Busogoro JP, Baudoin JP. Introgression of Pythium root rot resistance gene into Rwandan susceptible common bean cultivars. African Journal of Plant Science 5: 193-200. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2011 Academic Journals)

2011 Alo F, Furman BJ, Akhunov E, Dvorak J, Gepts P. Leveraging genomic resources of model species for the assessment of phylogeny in wild and domesticated lentil. J Hered 102: 315-329. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esr015 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2011 The American Genetic Association)

2011 Hufford MB, Gepts P, Ross-Ibarra J. Influence of cryptic population structure on observed mating patterns in the wild progenitor of maize (Zea mays ssp. parviglumis). Molec Ecol 20: 2796-2811. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04924.x Abstract / Pdf version (© 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd)

2011 Gonçalves-Vidigal MC, Cruz AS, Garcia A, Kami J, Vidigal Filho PS, Sousa LL, McClean P, Gepts P, Pastor-Corrales PA. Linkage mapping of the Phg-1 and Co-1^4 genes for resistance to angular leaf spot and anthracnose in the common bean cultivar AND 277. Theor Appl Genet 122:893–903. DOI 10.1007/s00122-010-1496-1; HTML / Pdf version (OPEN ACCESS: © The Authors 2010)

2010 Gepts P. Du berceau à l’assiette, le genre Phaseolus. In: Jacobsohn A, Debarle G, Elias K (eds). Du fayot au mangetout, l’histoire du haricot sans en perdre le fil. Editions du Rouergue, Rodez. (Not peer-reviewed) (© Editions du Rouergue 2010)

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2010 Kraft KH, Gepts P, Luna Ruíz J. Seed selection among commercial chile farmers in Aguascalientes, Mexico. Econ Bot 64: 318-328. DOI: 10.1007/s12231-010-9136-x. HTML / Pdf version (© 2010, The Authors)

2010 Fonsêca A, Ferreira J, dos Santos TR, Mosiolek M, Bellucci E, Kami J, Gepts P, Geffroy V, Schweizer D, dos Santos KG, Pedrosa-Harand A. Cytogenetic map of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Chromosome Research 18:487-502. DOI: 10.1007/s10577-010-9129-8 Abstract / Pdf version (© The Authors 2010)

2010 Burle M, Fonseca J, Kami J, Gepts P. Microsatellite diversity and genetic structure among common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) landraces in Brazil, a secondary center of diversity. Theor Appl Genet 121: 801-813. DOI 10.1007/s00122-010-1350-5: HTML / Pdf version (© The Authors 2010)

2009 Piñeyro-Nelson A, van Heerwaarden J, Perales H, Serratos J, Rangel A, Hufford M, Gepts P, Garay-Arroyo A, Rivera-Bustamante R, Alvarez-Buylla E. Resolution of the Mexican transgene detection controversy: error sources and scientific practice in commercial and ecological contexts. Molec. Ecology 18: 4145-4150. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04369.x Abstract/ Pdf version (© 2009 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.)

2009 Hanai LR, Santine L, Camargo LEA, Fungaro MHP, Gepts P, Tsai SM, Vieira MLC. Extension of the core map of common bean with EST-SSR, RGA, AFLP, and putative functional markers. Molec. Breeding 25:25-45. Abstract / Pdf version) (© The Author(s) 2009. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com )

2009 Dyer GA, Serratos-Hernández JA, Perales HR, Gepts P, Piñeyro-Nelson A, Chávez A, Salinas-Arreortua N, Yúnez-Naude A, Taylor JE, and Alvarez-Buylla ER. Dispersal of transgenes through maize seed systems in Mexico. PloS One 4(5): e5734. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005734 . Pdf version (© The Authors 2009)

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2009 Pedrosa-Harand A, Kami J, Gepts P, Geffroy V, Schweizer D. Cytogenetic mapping of common bean chromosomes reveals a less compartmentalized small-genome plant species. Chromosoma 17: 405-417. DOI: 10.1007/s10577-009-9031-4 HTML version, Pdf version (© The Authors 2009. This article is published with OPEN ACCESS at Springerlink.com)

2009 Kwak M, Gepts P. Structure of genetic fiversity in the two major gene pools of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L., Fabaceae). Theor. Appl. Genet. 118: 979-992. doi: 10.1007/s00122-008-0955-4 . HTML / Pdf versions (© The Author(s) 2009. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com)

2009 Kwak M, Kami J, Gepts P. The putative Mesoamerican domestication center of Phaseolus vulgaris is located in the Lerma-Santiago Basin of Mexico. Crop Sci 49: 554-563. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2008.07.0421 . Abstract / Pdf version (© 2009 Crop Science Society of America)

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2008 Piñeyro-Nelson A, van Heerwaarden J, Perales H, Serratos J, Rangel A, Hufford, M, Gepts P, Garay-Arroyo A, Rivera-Bustamante R, Alvarez-Buylla E. Transgenes in Mexican maize: molecular evidence and methodological considerations for GMO detection in landrace populations. Molec Ecol 18, 750–761. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03993.x Abstract / Pdf versions (18 December 2009) OPEN ACCESS

Perspective by A. Snow in Molecular Ecology (HTML / pdf versions ) (28 January 2009)

Open letter to the President of Mexico proposing a ban on the planting of genetically engineered maize and support for the development of alternative agrotechnologies. See bottom of the page for a synthesis of the main scientific arguments (29 September 2009)

Commentary by Rex Dalton in Nature (HTML /pdf versions) (13 November 2009)

Article in La Jornada, Mexico City (Monday 17 November 2008)

Blog entry at science blog Effect Measure (18 November 2008)

News item in The New Scientist (Note that the study showed the presence of transgene-related sequence only in landraces; no analyses were done in wild corn as stated in this news item) (21 February 2009)

News report though Agence France Press (AFP) (23 February 2009)

News report from CNN (22 October 2009)

2008 Pasquet R, Peltier A, Hufford M, Oudin E, Saulnier J, Paul L, Knudsen J, Herren H, Gepts P. Long-distance pollen flow assessment through evaluation of pollinator foraging range suggests transgene escape distances. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 105:13456-13461 doi: 10.1073/pnas.0806040105 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2008 The National Academy of Sciences of the USA)

2008 Marvier M, Carrière Y, Ellstrand N, Gepts P, Kareiva P, Rosi-Marshall E, Tabaschnik BE, Wolfenbarger LL Harvesting data from genetically engineered crops. Science 320:452-453 Pdf version (© 2008 American Association for the Advancement of Science)

2008 Kwak M, Velasco D, Gepts P. Mapping homologous sequences for determinacy and photoperiod sensitivity in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). J Hered 99: 283-291 doi:10.1093/jhered/esn005 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2008 American Genetics Association)

2008 McClean PE, Lavin M, Gepts P, Jackson SA (2008) Phaseolus vulgaris: a diploid model for soybean. In: Stacey G (ed) Genetics and Genomics of Soybean. Springer, New York, pp 55-76 Pdf version (3.4 Mb!) (© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008)

2008 Gepts P. Tropical Environments, Biodiversity, and the Origin of Crops. In: Moore P, Ming R (eds), Genomics of Tropical Crop Plants, Springer: pp. 1-20 Pdf version (© 2008 Springer)

2008 Gepts P, Aragão F, de Barros E, Blair MW, Brondani R, Broughton W, Galasso I, Hernández G, Kami J, Lariguet P, McClean P, Melotto M, Miklas P, Pauls P., Pedrosa-Harand A, Porch T, Sánchez F, Sparvoli F, Yu K. Genomics of Phaseolus beans, a major source of dietary protein and micronutrients in the tropics. In: Moore P, Ming R (eds), Genomics of Tropical Crop Plants, Springer: pp. 113-143 Pdf version (© 2008 Springer)

2007 Grisi MCdM, Vianello Brondani RP, Gepts P, Blair MW, Arraes Pereira P (2007) Genetic mapping of a new set of microsatellite markers in a reference common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) population BAT93 x Jalo EEP558. Genet Molec Res 6:691-706 (full-text, HTML version) (© 2007 by FUNPEC-RP)

2007 Acosta-Gallegos JA, Kelly JD, Gepts P. Pre-breeding and genetic diversity in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). Proc. International Plant Breeding Symposium, Ciudad de México. Crop Sci 47, No. Supplement_3:S44-S59. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2007 Crop Science Society of America)

2007 Papa R, Bellucci E, Rossi M, Leonardi S, Rau D, Gepts P, Nanni L. Attene G. Tagging the signatures of domestication in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) by means of pooled DNA samples. Ann Bot 100: 1039-1051 doi:10.1093/aob/mcm151 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2007 The Authors)

2007 Chambers KJ, Brush SB, Grote M, Gepts P Describing maize (Zea mays L.) landrace persistence in the Bajío of Mexico: A survey of 1940s and 1950s collection locations. Econ Bot 61:60-72 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2007 Society for Economic Botany)

2007 Martínez-Castillo J, Zizumbo-Villareal D, Gepts P, Colunga-García-Marín P. Gene flow and genetic structure in the wild–weedy–domesticated complex of
Phaseolus lunatus L. in its Mesoamerican center of domestication and diversity. Crop Sci. 47:58–66 DOI 10.2135/cropsci2006.04.0241 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2007 Springer Verlag)

2006 Feleke, Y., R.S. Pasquet and P. Gepts. Development of PCR-based chloroplast DNA markers that characterize domesticated cowpea (Vigna unguiculata ssp. unguiculata var. unguiculata) and highlight its crop-weed complex. Plant Systematics and Evolution 262: 75–87 DOI 10.1007/s00606-006-0475-0 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2006 Springer Verlag)

2006 Gepts P. Plant genetic resources conservation and utilization: the accomplishments and future of a societal insurance policy. Crop Science 46:2278–2292. DOI:10.2135/cropsci2006.03.0169gas Abstract / Pdf version (© 2006 Crop Science Society of America).

2006 Gepts P, Hancock J. The future of plant breeding. Crop Science 46: 1630-1634 DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2005-12-0497op. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2006 Crop Science Society of America).

2006 Martínez-Castillo J, Zizumbo-Villarreal J, Gepts P, Delgado-Valerio P, and Colunga-GarcíaMarín P. Structure and genetic diversity of wild populations of Lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus L.) from the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico. Crop Sci 46: 1071-1080 doi:10.2135/cropsci2005.05-0081. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2005 Crop Science Society of America).

2006 Kami J, Poncet V, Geffroy V, Gepts P. Development of four phylogenetically-arrayed BAC libraries and sequence of the APA locus in Phaseolus vulgaris. Theor Appl Genet 112: 987 - 998. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-005-0201-2 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2006 Springer Verlag)

2005 Cleveland DA, Soleri D, Aragón Cuevas F, Crossa J, Gepts P. Detecting (trans)gene flow to landraces in centers of crop origin: lessons from the case of maize in Mexico. Environmental Biosafety Research 4: 197–208 Abstract / Pdf version (© ISBR, EDP Sciences, 2006)

2005 Papa R, Acosta J, Delgado-Salinas A, Gepts P. A genome-wide analysis of differentiation between wild and domesticated Phaseolus vulgaris from Mesoamerica. Theor Appl Genet 111: 1147-1158. DOI 10.1007/s00122-005-0045-9 HTML / Pdf version (© 2005 Springer Verlag)

2005 Zizumbo-Villarreal D, Colunga-GarcíaMarín P, Payró de la Cruz E, Delgado-Valerio P, Gepts P. Population structure and evolutionary dynamics of wild­weedy­domesticated complexes of common bean in a Mesoamerican region. Crop Sci 45:1073-1083. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2005 Crop Science Society of America).

2005 Payró de la Cruz E, Gepts P, Colunga García-Marín P, Zizumbo Villareal D. Spatial distribution of genetic diversity in wild populations of Phaseolus vulgaris L. from Guanajuato and Michoacán, México. Genet Res Crop Evol 52: 589–599. Pdf version (© 2005 Springer Verlag)

2005 Gepts P, Beavis WD, Brummer EC, Shoemaker RC, Stalker HT, Weeden NF, Young ND. Legumes as a model plant family. Genomics for food and feed. Report of the Cross-legume Advances Through Genomics conference. Plant Phys 137, 1228-1235. Full text version / Pdf version (© 2004 American Society of Plant Biologists)

2005 Gepts P. Introduction of transgenic crops in centers of origin and domestication. In: Daniel Lee Kleinman, Abby J. Kinchy, and Jo Handelsman, eds. Controversies in Science & Technology: From Maize to Menopause. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press. Pdf version (© 2005 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System ).

2005 González-Mejía A, Wong A, Delgado-Salinas A, Papa R, Gepts P. Assessment of Inter Simple Sequence Repeat Markers to differentiate sympatric wild and domesticated populations of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Crop Sci 45:606­615. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2005 Crop Science Society of America).

2005 Gepts P. Plant and animal domestication as human-made evolution. In: Cracraft J and Bybee RW (eds), Evolutionary science and society: educating a new generation. Proceedings of the BSCS, AIBS Symposium November 2004, NABT Convention, Chicago, IL. Published by BSCS, Colorado Springs, CO: pp. 180-186 Pdf version (© 2005 by BSCS)

2004 Andow, D.A., H. Daniell, P. Gepts, K.R. Lamkey, E. Nafziger, and D. Strayer. A growing concern: Protecting the food supply in an era of pharmaceutical and industrial crops. Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, MA. UCS web page on this report / Pdf version of this report

2004 Berthaud J, Gepts P. Assessment of effects on genetic diversity. In: Maize and biodiversity: the effects of transgenic maize in Mexico. Part of a background volume to a Report from the North American Commission on Environmental Cooperation (CEC). Executive summary (in pdf format) Pdf version of the chapter (after review). Other chapters in this volume. Report of the commission (including reactions of the governments of Canada, Mexico, and the U.S.A).

2004 McClean P, Gepts P, Kami J. Genomics and genetic diversity in common bean. In: Wilson RF, Stalker HT, Brummer EC (eds.), Legume crop genomics. AOCS Press, Champaign, IL: pp. 60-82. Pdf version (© 2004 AOCS Press)

2004 Mkandawire ABC, Mabagala RB, Guzman P, Gepts P, Gilbertson RL. Genetic diversity and pathogenic variation of common blight bacteria (Xanthomonas campestris pv. phaseoli and X. campestris pv. phaseoli var. fuscans) suggests pathogen coevolution with the common bean. Phytopathology 94: 593-603. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2004 The American Phytopathological Society)

2004 Papa R, Gepts P. Asymmetric gene flow and introgression between domesticated and wild populations. In: H.C.M. den Nijs, D. Bartsch, J. Sweet (eds.), Introgression from Genetically Modified Plants into Wild Relatives, Proc. Conf. on Genetically Modified Plants into Wild Relatives and its Consequences, 21-24 January, 2003, Amsterdam. CABI, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK: Publisher's web page

2004 Pallottini L, Garcia E, Kami J, Barcaccia G, Gepts P. The genetic anatomy of a patented yellow bean. Crop Sci. 44: 968-977. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2004 Crop Science Society of America).
Check also a pdf version of a poster on this very topic, presented at the Bean Improvement Cooperative Biennial Meeting, Sacramento, October 27-29, 2003 and the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Denver, November 2-5, 2003.
For the current status of the Enola patent, see update of the ETC Group: http://www.etcgroup.org/node/4692

2004 Gepts P. Who owns biodiversity and and how should the owners be compensated? Plant Phys 134: 1295­1307. Full text (HTML) / Pdf version © 2004 American Society of Plant Biologists)

2004 Seo Y.-S., Gepts P, Gilbertson RL. Genetics of resistance to the geminivirus, Bean dwarf mosaic virus, and the role of the hypersensitive response in common bean. Theor Appl Genet 108: 786-793. HTML / Pdf version (© 2004 Springer Verlag)

2004 Snow AA, Andow DA, Gepts P, Hallerman EM, Power A, Tiedje JM, Wolfenbarger LL. Genetically engineered organisms and the environment: Current status and recommendations. Ecological Society of America (ESA) Position Paper Submitted to the ESA Governing Board November 21, 2003. Accepted by the ESA Governing Board February 26, 2004. Also published in Ecol. Applic. 15: 377­404 (2005). Pdf version (© 2005 Ecological Society of America).

2004 Ba FS, Pasquet RS, Gepts P. Genetic diversity in cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.] as revealed by RAPD markers. Genet Res Crop Evol 51: 539-550. Pdf version (© 2004 Kluwer Academic Publishers)

2004 Papa R, Gepts P. Gene flow between crops and their wild progenitors. In: Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science, R. Goodman, General Editor. Dekker, New York. / Pdf version (© 2004 by Marcel Dekker, Inc.)

2004 Poncet V, Robert T, Sarr A, Gepts P. Qualitative trait location analyses of the domestication syndrome and domestication process. In: Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science, R. Goodman, General Editor. Dekker, New York. / Pdf version (© 2004 by Marcel Dekker, Inc.)

2004 Gepts P. Crop domestication as a long-term selection experiment. Plant Breed Rev 24 (Part 2): 1-44. Pdf version (© 2004 Wiley)

This paper has been cited in The Infography as "one of the most excellent sources of information available for learning about the History of Plant Breeding."

2003 Blair, M.W., F. Pedraza, H.F. Buendía, E. Gaitán-Solís, S.E. Beebe, P. Gepts, and J. Tohme. Development of a genome-wide anchored microsatellite map for common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Theor Appl Genet 107:1362 - 1374. HTML / Pdf version (© 2003 Springer Verlag)

2003 Gepts P, Papa R. Possible effects of (trans)gene flow from crops on the genetic diversity from landraces and wild relatives. Env Biosafety Res 2: 89-103. [DOI: 10.1051/ebr:2003009] Abstract / Pdf version (© ISBR, EDP Sciences)

2003 Kelly JD, Gepts P, Miklas PN, and Coyne DP. Tagging and mapping of genes and QTL and molecular marker-assisted selection for traits of economic importance in bean and cowpea. Field Crops Res. 82, 135­154. [doi:10.1016/S0378-4290(03)00034-0] HTML / Pdf version (© 2003 Elsevier Science)

2003 Papa R, Gepts P. Asymmetry of gene flow and differential geographical structure of molecular diversity in wild and domesticated common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) from Mesoamerica. Theor. Appl. Genet. 106:239­250 [DOI 10.1007/s00122-002-1085-z] Abstract / Pdf version (© 2003 Springer Verlag)

2003 Broughton WJ, Hernández G, Blair M, Beebe S, Gepts P, Vanderleyden J. Beans (Phaseolus spp.) - Model food legumes. Plant Soil 252: 55-128. Pdf version ( © 2003 Kluwer Academic Publishers)

2003 Gepts P. Ten thousand years of crop evolution. In: M. Chrispeels and D. Sadava (eds.), Plants, Genes, and Crop Biotechnology (2nd ed.). Bartlett and Jones, Sudbury, MA; Chapter 13: pp. 328-359 ( see publisher's web page on this textbook )

2002 Gepts P, Papa, R (November 2002) Evolution during domestication. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. London: Nature Publishing Group. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0003071] Pdf version (© 2002 Macmillan Publishers Ltd, Nature Publishing Group) http://www.els.net/ (need institutional or personal subscription to access ELS site)

2002 Lee SC, Gepts PL, Whitaker JR. Protein structures of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) alpha-amylase inhibitors. J. Agric. & Food Chem. 50: 6618-6627. [DOI 10.1021/jf020189t S0021-8561(02)00189-9] Abstract / Pdf version (© 2002 American Chemical Society)

2002 Gepts P. A comparison between crop domestication, classical plant breeding, and genetic engineering. Crop Sci. 42: 1780-1790. Abstract / Pdf version ( © 2002 Crop Science Society of America)

2002 McClean PE, Lee R, Otto C, Gepts P, Bassett MJ. STS and RAPD mapping of genes controlling seed coat color and patterning in common bean. J. Hered 93: 148-152. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2002 The American Genetic Association)

2002 Coulibaly S, Pasquet RS, Papa R, Gepts P. AFLP Analysis of the phenetic organization and genetic diversity of Vigna unguiculata L. Walp. reveals extensive gene flow between wild and domesticated types. Theor. Appl. Genet. 104: 358-366. [DOI 10.1007/s001220100740] Abstract / Pdf version (© 2002 Springer Verlag)

2002 Johnson WC, Gepts P. The Role of epistasis in controlling seed yield and other agronomic traits in an Andean x Mesoamerican cross of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L) . Euphytica 125: 69-79 HTML / Pdf version (© 2002 Kluwer Academic Publishers)

2002 Ouédraogo JT, Gowda BS, Jean M, Close TJ, Ehlers JD, Hall AE, Gillaspie AG, Roberts PA, Ismail AM, Bruening G, Gepts P, Timko MP, Belzile FJ. Construction of an improved genetic linkage map of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) combining AFLP, RFLP and RAPD markers. Génome 45: 175-188 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2002 NRC Canada)

2002 Gepts P. Phaseolus vulgaris (Beans). Encyclopedia of Genetics, pp. 1444-1445. Pdf version (© 2001 Academic Press)

2001 Gepts P. Origins of plant agriculture and major crop plants. In: Our Fragile World, forerunner volumes to the Encyclopedia of Life-Supporting Systems, MK Tolba (ed.), EOLSS Publishers, Oxford, UK. Vol. 1, pp. 629-637

2001 Miklas PE, Johnson WC, Delorme R, Gepts P. 2001. Identification of QTL conditioning physiological resistance and avoidance to white mold in dry bean G 122 (PI 163120). Crop Sci. 41:309-315 Abstract / Pdf version (© 2001 Crop Science Society of America)

2001 Spillane C, Gepts P. Evolutionary and genetic perspectives on the dynamics of crop gene pools. In: Cooper HD, Spillane C, Hodgkin T (eds), Broadening the genetic base of crop production. CABI, Wallingford, Oxon, UK: pp. 25-70. Pdf version (© 2001 FAO and IPGRI)

2000 Yu K, Park SJ, Poysa V, Gepts P. Integration of simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers into a molecular linkage map of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). J Hered 91: 429-434. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2000 The American Genetic Association)

2000 Gepts P. A phylogenetic and genomic analysis of crop germplasm: a necessary condition for its rational conservation and use. In: J. P. Gustafson (ed.), Proc. Stadler Genetics Symposium, June 8-10, 1998, Columbia, MO. Plenum, pp. 163-181.

2000 Geffroy V, Sevignac M, De Oliveira JCF, Fouilloux G, Skroch P, Thoquet P, Gepts P, Langin T, and Dron M. 2000. Inheritance of partial resistance against Colletotrichum lindemuthianum in Phaseolus vulgaris and co-localization of quantitative trait loci with genesinvolved in specific resistance. Mol. Plant-Microbe Inter. 13: 287-296. Abstract / Pdf version (© 2000 The American Phytopathological Society)

1999 Gepts P, Papa R, Coulibaly S, Gonzalez Meji­a A, Pasquet R. 1999. Wild legume diversity and domestication - insights from molecular methods. In: D. Vaughan (ed.), Wild legumes, Proc. 7th MAFF International Workshop on Genetic Resources. National Institute of Agrobiological Resources, Tsukuba, Japan: pp. 19-31.

1999 Gepts P, Papa R, Gonzalez Mejía A, Acosta Gallegos J, Delgado Salinas A. Human effects on Phaseolus vulgaris adaptation before, during and after domestication. In: Plant Evolution in Man-made Habitats, Proceedings of the VIIth Symposium of theInternational Organization of Plant Biosystematics, LWD van Raamsdonk & JCM den Nijs (eds). Hugo de Vries Laboratory, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, pp. 161-181.

1999 Gepts P. Development of an integrated linkage map. In: Singh SP (ed) Common bean improvement for the twenty-first century. Kluwer, Dordrecht: pp. 53-91, pp. 389-400.

1999 Geffroy V, Sicard D, de Oliveira JCF, Sevignac M, Cohen S, Gepts P, Neema C, Langin T, Dron M. Identification of an ancestral resistance gene cluster involved in the coevolution process between Phaseolus vulgaris and its fungal pathogen Colletotrichum lindemuthianum. Mol. Plant-Microbe Inter. 12: 774-784. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1999 The American Phytopathological Society)

1999 Pasquet RS, Schwedes S, Gepts P. 1999. Isozyme diversity in Bambara groundnut. Crop Sci. 39:1228-1236. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1999 Crop Science Society of America)

1999 Johnson WC, Gepts P. Segregation for performance in recombinant inbred populations resulting from inter-gene pool crosses ofcommon bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Euphytica 106:45-56. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1999 Kluwer Academic Publishers)

1999 Gepts P. What can molecular markers tell us about the process of domestication in common bean? In: Damania A, Valkoun J, Willcox G, Qualset CO (eds.), Proc. Symp. on the Origins of agriculture and the domestication of crop plants, May 10-14, 1997, Aleppo, Syria: pp. 198-209 © 1998 International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

1998 Tsai SM, Nodari RO, Moon DH, Camargo LEA, Vencovsky R, Gepts P. QTL mapping for nodule number and common bacterial blight in Phaseolus vulgaris L. Plant Soil 204:135-145. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1998 Kluwer Academic Publishers)

1998 Guzman P, Gepts P, Temple S, Mkandawire ABC, Gilbertson RL. Detection and differentiation of Phaeoisariopsis griseola isolates with the polymerase chain reaction and group-specific primers. Plant Dis. 83:37-42. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1999 The American Phytopathological Society)

1998 Gepts P. Origin and evolution of common bean: past events and recent trends. HortSci 33: 1124-1130 Pdf version (© 1998 by the American Society for Horticultural Science)

1998 Freyre R, Skroch P, Geffroy V, Adam-Blondon A-F, Shirmohamadali A, Johnson W, Llaca V, Nodari R, Pereira P, Tsai S-M, TohmeJ, Dron M, Nienhuis J, Vallejos CE,Gepts P. Towards an integrated linkage map of common bean. 4. Development of a core map andalignment of RFLP maps. Theor Appl Genet 97: 847-856. Pdf version (© 1998 Springer Verlag)

1998 Geffroy V, Creusot F, Falquet J, Sevignac M, Adam-Blondon A-F , Bannerot H, Gepts P, Dron M. A family of LRR sequences at the Co-2 locusfor anthracnose resistance in Phaseolus vulgaris and its potential use in marker-assisted selection. Theor. Appl. Genet. 96: 494-502. Pdf version (© 1998 Springer Verlag)

1997 Menendez CM, Hall AE, Gepts P. A genetic linkage map of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) developed from a cross between two inbred, domesticated lines. Theor Appl. Genet. 95:1210-1217. Pdf version (© 1997 Springer Verlag)

1997 Johnson WC, Guzman P, Mandala D, Mkandawire ABC, Temple S, Gilbertson RL, and Gepts P. Molecular tagging of the bc-3 gene for introgression into Andean common bean. Crop Sci. 37: 248-254 Abstract / Pdf version

1996 Johnson WC, Menendez C, Nodari R, Koinange EMK, Magnusson S, Singh SP, Gepts P. Association of a seed weight factor withthe phaseolin seed storage protein locus across genotypes, environments, and genomes in Phaseolus-Vigna spp.: Sax (1923) revisited. J. Agric Genomics 2, Paper 5 (previously J. Quant Trait Loci): Sax.htm

1996 Llaca V, Gepts P. Pulsed field gel electrophoresis analysis of the phaseolin locus region in Phaseolus vulgaris. Genome 39: 722-729. Abstract / Pdf version

1996 Koinange EMK, Singh SP, and Gepts P. Genetic Control of the domestication syndrome in common-bean. Crop Sci. 36: 1037-145. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1996 Crop Science Society of America)

1996 Freyre R, Ri­os R, Guzman L, Debouck DG, Gepts P. Ecogeographic Distribution of Phaseolus spp. (Fabaceae) in Bolivia. Econ. Bot. 50: 195-215 Pdf version (© 1996 by The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458 U.S.A.)

1995 Gutiérrez Salgado A, Gepts P, Debouck D. Evidence for two gene pools of the lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus L., in the Americas. Genet Res Crop Evol 42:15-22. Pdf version (© 1995 Kluwer Academic Publishers)

1995 Gepts P. Genetic markers and core collections. In: Hodgkin T, Brown AHD, van Hintum ThJL, Morales EAV (eds), Core collections of plant genetic resources. Wiley, New York: pp. 127-146

1995 Singh SP, Molina A, Gepts P. Potential of wild common bean for seed yield improvement of cultivars in the tropics. Can. J. Plant Sci. 75: 807-813. Abstract / Pdf version

1995 Guzman P, Gilbertson RL, Nodari RL, Johnson WC, Temple S, Mandala D, Mkandawire ABC, Gepts P. Characterization of Phaeoisariopsis griseola isolates by random amplified polymorphic DNA markers suggests pathogen coevolution with Phaseolus vulgaris. Phytopathology 85: 600-607. Abstract / Pdf version

1995 Paredes OM, Gepts P. Segregation and recombination in inter-gene pool crosses of Phaseolus vulgaris L. J. Hered. 86:98-106. Abstract / Pdf version

1995 Kami J, Becerra Velasquez V, Debouck DG, Gepts P. Identification of presumed ancestral DNA sequences of phaseolin in Phaseolus vulgaris. Proc Nat Acad Sci 92: 1101-1104. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1995 National Academies of Sciences)

1995 Paredes OM, Gepts P. Extensive introgression of Middle American germplasm into Chilean common bean cultivars. Genet Res Crop Evol 42: 29-41. Pdf version (© 1995 Springer Verlag)

1994 Acosta J, Gepts P, Debouck DG. Observations on wild and weedy accessions of common bean in Oaxaca, Mexico. Annu Rept Bean Improv Coop 37: 137-138.

1994 Kami JA, Gepts P. Phaseolin nucleotide sequence diversity in Phaseolus. I. Intraspecific diversity in Phaseolus vulgaris. Genome 37: 751-757. Abstract / Pdf version

1994 Becerra Velásquez VL, Gepts P. RFLP diversity in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Genome 37: 256-263. Abstract / Pdf version

1994 Llaca V, Delgado Salinas A, Gepts P. Chloroplast DNA as an evolutionary marker in the Phaseolus vulgaris complex. Theor Appl Genet 88: 646-652. Abstract / Pdf version

1994 Shonnard GC, Gepts P. Genetics of heat tolerance during reproductive development in common bean. Crop Sci 34: 1168-1175. Abstract / Pdf version

1994 Sonnante G, Stockton T, Nodari RO, Becerra Velásquez VL, Gepts P. Evolution of genetic diversity during the domestication of common-bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Theor Appl Genet 89: 629-635. Abstract / Pdf version

1994 Stockton T, Gepts P. Identification of DNA probes that reveal polymorphisms among closely related Phaseolus vulgaris lines. Euphytica 76: 177-183. Abstract / Pdf version

1993 Debouck DG, Toro O, Paredes OM, Johnson WC, Gepts P. Genetic diversity and ecological distribution of Phaseolus vulgaris innorthwestern South America. Econ Bot 47: 408-423. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1993, by The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458 U.S.A)

1993 Frediani M, Bernardi R, Gepts P, Cionini PG. Localizzazione cromosomica di gruppi di concatenazione genetica in Phaseolus [Chromosomal location of linkage groups in Phaseolus]. Abstract, Proc. XXXVII Annual Meeting, SIGA (Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics), Orvieto, 11-14 October, 1993.

1993 Gepts P. Linkage map of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). In: O'Brien SJ (ed.), Genetic Maps. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY: pp. 6.101-6.109.

1993 Gepts P. The use of molecular and biochemical markers in crop evolution studies. Evol Biol 27: 51-94.

1993 Gepts P, Nodari R, Tsai R, Koinange EMK, Llaca V, Gilbertson R, Guzmán P. Linkage mapping in common bean. Annu Rept Bean Improv Coop 36: xxiv-xxxviii. Linkage map from this paper

1993 Nodari RO, Tsai SM, Guzmán P, Gilbertson RL, Gepts P. Towards an integrated linkage map of common bean. 3. Mapping genetic factors controlling host-bacteria interactions. Genetics 134: 341-350. Abstract / Pdf version (Copyright © 1993 by the Genetics Society of America)

1993 Nodari RO, Tsai SM, Gilbertson RL, Gepts P. Towards an integrated linkage map of common bean. II. Development of an RFLP-based linkage map. Theor Appl Genet 85: 513-520. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1993 Springer Verlag)

1992 Gepts P, Llaca V, Nodari RO, Panella L. Analysis of seed proteins, isozymes, and RFLPs for genetic and evolutionary studies in Phaseolus. In: Linskens H-F, Jackson JF (eds.), Modern methods of plant analysis (New Series): Seed analysis. Springer, Berlin: pp.63-93.

1992 Koinange EMK, Gepts P. Hybrid weakness in wild Phaseolus vulgaris L. J Hered 83: 135-139. Abstract / Pdf version

1992 Nodari RO, Koinange EMK, Kelly JD, Gepts P. Towards an integrated linkage map of common bean. I. Development of genomic DNA probes and levels of restriction fragment length polymorphism. Theor Appl Genet 84: 186-192. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1992 Springer Verlag)

1992 Panella L, Gepts P. Genetic relationships within Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. based on isozyme analyses. Genet Res Crop Evol 39: 71-88. Abstract / Pdf version

1992 Stockton T, Sonnante G, Gepts P. Detection of minisatellite sequences in Phaseolus vulgaris. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 10: 47-59. Pdf version

1991 Garrido B, Nodari R, Debouck DG, Gepts P. Uni-2, a dominant mutation affecting leaf development in Phaseolus vulgaris. J Hered 82: 181-183. Pdf version

1991 Gepts P. Biotechnology sheds light on bean domestication in Latin America. Diversity 7: 49-50.

1991 Gepts P, Debouck DG. Origin, domestication, and evolution of the common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris. In: Voysest O, Van Schoonhoven A (eds.), Common beans: research for crop improvement. CAB, Oxon, UK: pp. 7-53.

1991 Llaca V, Gepts P. Studies on Phaseolus inter- and intraspecific evolution using cpDNA as a molecular marker. Annu Rept Bean Improv Coop 34: 145-146.

1991 Singh SP, Gepts P, Debouck DG. Races of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L., Fabaceae). Econ Bot 45: 379-396. Abstract / Pdf version . A photo of seeds from the 6 races described in this article, courtesy of S. Singh, CIAT, Cali, Colombia

1991 Singh SP, Gutiérrez JA, Molina A, Urrea C, Gepts P. Genetic diversity in cultivated common bean: II. Marker-based analysis of morphological and agronomic traits. Crop Sci 31: 23- 29. Abstract / Pdf version

1991 Singh SP, Nodari R, Gepts P. Genetic diversity in cultivated common bean. I. Allozymes. Crop Sci 31: 19-23. Abstract / Pdf version

1990 Gepts P. Genetic diversity of seed storage proteins in plants. In: Brown AHD, Clegg MT, Kahler AL, Weir BS (eds.), Plant population genetics, breeding, and genetic resources. Sinauer, Sunderland, MA: pp. 64-82.

1990 Gepts P. Biochemical evidence bearing on the domestication of Phaseolus beans. Econ Bot 44(3S): 28-38. Abstract / Pdf version

1990 Gepts P, Singh S, Nodari R, Garrido B, Koinange E. Towards an integrated linkage map of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). J Cell Biochem Suppl. 14E: 281.

1990 Koenig R, Singh SP, Gepts P. Novel phaseolin types in wild and cultivated common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris, Fabaceae). Econ Bot 44: 50-60. Abstract / Pdf version

1989 Arndt GC, Gepts P. Segregation and linkage for morphological and biochemical markers in a wide cross in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). Annu Rept Bean Improv Coop 32: 68-69.

1989 Gepts P, Clegg MT. Genetic diversity in pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum [L.] R.Br.) at the DNA sequence level. J Hered 80: 203-208. Abstract / Pdf version

1989 Koenig R, Gepts P. Segregation and linkage of genes for seed proteins, isozymes, and morphological traits in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris ). J Hered 80: 455-459. Abstract / Pdf version

1989 Koenig R, Gepts P. Allozyme diversity in wild Phaseolus vulgaris: further evidence for two major centers of diversity. Theor Appl Genet 78: 809-817. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1989 Springer Verlag)

1989 Schinkel C, Gepts P. Allozyme variability in the tepary bean, Phaseolus acutifolius A. Gray. Plant Breed 102: 182-195. Abstract / Pdf version ((© 1988 Paul Parey Scientific Publishers, Berlin and Hamburg)

1989 Singh SP, Debouck DG, Gepts P. Races of common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris L. In: Beebe S (ed.), Current topics in breeding of common bean, Proc. Intern. Bean Breed. Workshop. CIAT, Cali, Colombia: pp. 75-89.

1988 Delgado Salinas A, Bonet A, Gepts P. The wild relative of Phaseolus vulgaris in Middle America. In: Gepts P (ed.), Genetic resources of Phaseolus beans. Kluwer, Dordrecht, the Netherlands: pp. 163-184.

1988 Gepts P. Phaseolin as an evolutionary marker. In: Gepts P (ed.), Genetic resources of Phaseolus beans. Kluwer, Dordrecht, the Netherlands: pp. 215-241. Pdf version (© 1988 by Kluwer Academic Publishers)

1988 Gepts P. A Middle American and and Andean gene pool. In: Gepts P (ed.), Genetic resources of Phaseolus beans. Kluwer, Dordrecht, the Netherlands: pp. 375-390. Pdf version (© 1988 by Kluwer Academic Publishers)

1988 Gepts P. Provisional linkage map of common bean. Annu Rept Bean Improv Coop 31: 20-25.

1988 Gepts P, Bliss FA. Dissemination pathways of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris, Fabaceae) deduced from phaseolin electrophoretic variability. II. Europe and Africa. Econ Bot 42: 86-104. Abstract / Pdf version

1988 Gepts P, Kmiecik K, Pereira P, Bliss FA. Dissemination pathways of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris, Fabaceae) deduced from phaseolin electrophoretic variability. I. The Americas. Econ Bot 42: 73-85. Abstract / Pdf version

1988 Schinkel C, Gepts P. Phaseolin diversity in the tepary bean, Phaseolus acutifolius A. Gray. Plant Breed 101: 292-301. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1988 Paul Parey Scientific Publishers, Berlin and Hamburg)

1987 Gepts P. Characterizing plant phenology. In: Wisiol K, Hesketh J (eds.), Plant growth modeling for resource management. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL: pp. 3-24.

1986 Gepts P, Bliss FA. Phaseolin variability among wild and cultivated common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) from Colombia. Econ Bot 40: 469-478. Abstract / Pdf version

1986 Gepts P, Osborn TC, Rashka K, Bliss FA. Phaseolin-protein variability in wild forms and landraces of the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris): evidence for multiple centers of domestication. Econ Bot 40: 451-468. Abstract / Pdf version (© 1986 The New York Botanical Garden)

1986 Osborn TC, Blake T, Gepts P, Bliss FA. Bean arcelin. 2. Genetic variation, inheritance and linkage relationships of a novel seed protein of Phaseolus vulgaris. Theor Appl Genet 71:847-855. Abstract / Pdf version

1985 Gepts P, Bliss FA. F1 hybrid weakness in the common bean: differential geographic origin suggests two gene pools in cultivated bean germplasm. J Hered 76: 447-450. Abstract / Pdf version

1984 Gepts P, Bliss FA. Enhanced available methionine concentration associated with higher phaseolin levels in common bean seeds. Theor Appl Genet 69: 47-53. Abstract / Pdf version (© Springer-Verlag 1984).

1981 Gepts P. Hibridaciones interespecíficas para el mejoramiento de Phaseolus vulgaris. Internal seminar, SE-10-81, 17 p. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Cali, Colombia.

1978 Meeus P, Fraselle J, Gepts P, Froidmont F. 1978. Essais de lutte chimique contre la rynchosporiose (Rhynchosporium secalis (Oud.) Davis) de l'escourgeon. Parasitica 34:35-48.

1977 Kummert J, Gepts P, Angarita-Zerda A. Comparison between the RNAs of three tymoviruses as studied by competitive molecular hybridization. Parasitica 33:147-154.

1977 Gepts P, Angarita A, Kummert J. Labeling of the replicative forms of three tymoviruses. Parasitica 33:95-102.