Yoder Lab Publications


Pradeepa C.G. Bandaranayake and John I. (2013) Haustorium Initiation and Early Development in Joel, DM, Musselman LJ, Gressel J (Eds.) Parasitic Orobanchaceae ‒ parasitic mechanisms and control strategies. Springer [PDF]

Bandaranayake, P.C.G. and Yoder, J.I. (2013) Trans-specific gene silencing of acetyl-CoA carboxylase in a root parasitic plant. Mol Plant Microb Interact. 26: 575-584 [PDF]

Honaas, L.A., Wafula, E.K., Yang, Z., Der, J.P., Wickett, N.J., Altman, N.S., Taylor, C.G., Yoder, J.I., Timko, M.P., Westwood, J.H., and dePamphilis, C.W. (2013). Functional genomics of a generalist parasitic plant:  Laser microdissection of host-parasite interface reveals host-specific patterns of parasite gene expression. BMC Plant Biol. 13 (9), DOI.10.1186/1471-2229-13-9 [PDF]

Zhang, Y., Fernandez-Aparicios, M., Wafula, E.K., Das, M., Jiao, Y., Wickett, N.J., Honaas, L.A., Ralph, P.E., Wojciechowski, M.F., Timko, M.P., Yoder, J.I., Westwood, J.H., and dePamphilis, C.W. (2013). Evolution of a horizontally acquired legume gene, albumin 1, in the parasitic plant Phelipanche aegyptiaca and related species. BMC Evol Biol. 13, 10.1186/1471-2148-13-48 [PDF]

Fernández-Aparicio, M., Huang, K., Wafula, E.K., Honaas, L.A., Wickett, N.J., Timko, M.P., dePamphilis, C.W., Yoder, J.I., and Westwood, J.H. (2012) Application of qRT-PCR and RNA-Seq analysis for the identification of housekeeping genes useful for normalization of gene expression values during Striga hermonthica development. Mol. Biol. Rep.:1-13 [PDF]

Bandaranayake, P.C., Tomilov, A., Tomilova, N.B., Ngo, Q.A., Wickett, N., dePamphilis, C.W., and Yoder, J.I. (2012). The TvPirin gene is necessary for haustorium development in the parasitic plant Triphysaria versicolor. Plant Physiol. 158: 1-8. [PDF]

Westwood, J.H., dePamphilis, C.W., Das, M., Fernandez-Aparicio, M., Honaas, L.A., Timko, M.P., Wafula, E.K., Wickett, N.J., and Yoder, J.I. (2012). The Parasitic Plant Genome Project: new tools for understanding the biology of Orobanche and Striga. Weed Sci 60, 295-306 [ PDF]

Fernández-Aparicio, M., Rubiales, D., Bandaranayake, P., Yoder, J., and Westwood, J. (2011). Transformation and regeneration of the holoparasitic plant Phelipanche aegyptiaca. Plant Methods 7:36 [PDF]

Wickett, Norman J., Honaas, Loren A., Wafula, Eric K., Das, M., Huang, K., Wu, B., Landherr, L., Timko, Michael P., Yoder, J., Westwood, James H., and dePamphilis, Claude W. (2011). Transcriptomes of the parasitic plant family Orobanchaceae reveal aurprising conservation of chlorophyll synthesis. Curr. Biol. 21, 2098-2104 [PDF]

Bandaranayake, P.C.G., Filappova, T., Tomilov, A., Tomilova, N.B., Jamison-McClung, D., Ngo, Q., Inoue, K., and Yoder, J.I. (2010) A single-electron reducing quinone oxidoreductase is necessary to induce haustorium development in the root parasitic plant Triphysaria. Plant Cell, 22(4): 1404-1419 [PDF]

Westwood, J.H., Yoder, J.I., Timko, M.P., and dePamphilis, C.W. (2010) The evolution of parasitism in plants. Trends Plant Sci. 15(4):227-235[PDF]

Yoder, JI and Scholes, JD. (2010) Host plant resistance to parasitic weeds; recent progress and bottlenecks. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 13(4): 478-484 [PDF]

Yoder, JI, Gunathilake, P, Wu, B., Tomilova, N, and Tomilov, A.A. (2009) Engineering host resistance against parasitic weeds with RNA interference. Pest Management Science, 65:460-466. [PDF]

Yoder, JI, Gunathilake, PM, Jamison-McClung, D. (2009) Hemiparasitic plants: exploiting their host’s inherent nature to talk. In: Baluska, F., Vivanco, J. (eds). Plant-Environment Interactions. Springer. Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp 85-100 [PDF]

Tomilov, A.A., Tomilova, NB., Tadeusz Wroblewski, T., Michelmore, R and Yoder, JI. (2008) Trans-specific gene silencing between host and parasitic plants. The Plant Journal, 56:389-397 [PDF]

Guo, YQ, Kim, KU, Lee, IJ, Yoder, JI, Shin, DH (2008) Haustorium induction of parasitic plant: A new bioassay method to determine allelopathic potential. Allelopathy Journal, 22 (2) 371-378 [PDF]

Qin, B., Lau, J.A., Kopshever, J., Callaway, R.M., McGray, H., Perry, L.G., Weir, T.L., Paschke, M.W., Hierro, J.L., Yoder, J., Vivanco, J.M. and Strauss, S. (2007) No evidence for root-mediated allelopathy in Centaurea solstitialis, a species in a commonly allelopathic genus. Biological Invasions, 9, 897-907.

Tomilov, Alexey, Tomilova, Natalya, and Yoder, John I. (2007) Agrobacterium tumefaciens and Agrobacterium rhizogenes transformed roots of the parasitic plant Triphysaria versicolor retain parasitic competence. Planta, DOI 10.1007/s00425-006-0415-9 [PDF]

Yoder, J.I. and Musselman, L.J. (2006) Striga: a subterranean parasitic angiosperm (witchweed), In: Goodman, R. ed. Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science, Taylor and Francis Group, New York. [PDF]

Tomilov, A., Tomilova, N., Shin, D.H., Jamison-McClung, D., Torres, M., Reagan, R., McGray, H., Horning, T., Truong, R., Nava, A.J., Nava, A., and Yoder, J.I. (2006) Chemical signaling between plants: mechanistic similarities between allelopathy and host plant recognition by parasitic Angiosperms. In: Dicke, M. and Takken, W. eds. Chemical ecology: from genes to ecosystem. Springer, Berlin." pp. 55-69.  [PDF]

Torres, Manuel J., Tomilov, Alexey A., Tomilova, Natalya, Reagan, Russell L. and Yoder, John I. (2005) Pscroph, a parasitic plant EST database enriched for parasite associated transcripts. BMC Plant Biology, 5:24. [PDF]

Tomilov, A.A., Tomilova, N.B., Abdallah, I. and Yoder, J.I. (2005) Localized hormone fluxes and early haustorium development in the hemiparasitic plant Triphysaria versicolor. Plant Physiology 138: 1469-1480 [PDF]

Tomilov, A., Tomilova, N., and Yoder, J.I. (2004) In vitro haustorium development in roots and root cultures on the hemiparasitic plant Triphysaria versicolor. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture. 77: 257-265 [PDF]

Hirsch AM, Bauer WD, Bird DM, Cullimore J, Tyler B, and Yoder JI. (2003) Molecular Signals and Receptors- Controlling Rhizosphere Interactions between plants and other organisms- by chance or intent? Ecology, 84:858-868 [PDF]

Wrobel, R, Matvienko, M., and Yoder, J.I. (2002) Heterologous expression and biochemical characterization of an NAD(P)H quinone oxidoreductase from the hemiparasitic plant Triphysaria versicolor. Plant Phys. Biochem. 40:265-272. [PDF]

Goldwasser, Y., Westwood, J.H., Yoder, J.I. (2002) The use of Arabidopsis to study interactions between parasitic angiosperms and their plant hosts. In C. Somerville and E. Meyerowitz (eds) The Arabidopsis Book. American Society Plant Biologists, Rockville, MD. doi/10.1199/tab.0035 http://www.aspb.org/publications/arabidopsis/

Musselman, L Yoder JI, and Westwood J. (2001) Parasitic plants major problem to food crops (Letter). Science 293:1434. [HTML]

Yoder JI. (2001) Host plant recognition by parasitic Scrophulariaceae. Current Opinion in Plant Biol. 4:359-365. [PDF]

Goldwasser Y and Yoder JI. (2001) Differential induction of Orobanche seed germination by Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Science 160:951-959.  [PDF]

Matvienko M, Torres MJ, and Yoder JI. 2001. Transcriptional Responses in the hemiparasitic Plant Triphysaria versicolor to Host Plant Signals. Plant Physiology 127: 272-282. [PDF]

Wrobel RL and Yoder JI. 2001. Differential RNA expression of alpha-expansin gene family members in the parasitic angiosperm Triphysaria versicolor (Scrophulariaceae). Gene 266:85-93  [PDF]

Denneal S. Jamison and John I. Yoder. 2001. Heritable Variation in Quinone Induced Haustorium Development in the Parasitic Plant Triphysaria. Plant Physiology 125:1870-1879. [PDF]

Marta Matvienko, Angela Wojtowicz, Russell Wrobel, Denneal S. Jamison, Yaakov Goldwasser and John I. Yoder. 2001. Quinone oxidoreductase message levels are differentially regulated in parasitic and non-parasitic plants exposed to all elopathic quinones. The Plant Journal 25(4):375-387.  [PDF]

Goldwasser Y, Plakhine D and Yoder JI. 2000. Arabidopsis thaliana susceptibility to Orobanche ssp. Weed Science 48:342-346.  [PDF]

Torres MJ, Matvienko M and Yoder JI. 2001. Agricultural Genomics and Subterranean Plant-Plant Interactions. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry [PDF]

Yoder JI, Matvienko M, Richnavsky P, Jamison D, Kongkadee K, Fisher A, Day D, Pelletier J, Goldwasser Y and Wrobel R. 1999. Parasitic plant responses to host plant signals. In: de Wit PJGM, Bisseling T and Stiekman WJ (eds). Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions. International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, St. Paul, Minnesota, pp 362-367.  International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions Online

John I. Yoder. 1999. Parasitic plant responses to host plant signals: a model for subterranean plant-plant interactions. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2(1):65-70. [PDF]

Albrecht H, Yoder JI and Phillips DA. 1999. Flavonoids promote haustoria formation in the root parasite triphysaria versicolor. Plant Physiol., 119(2):585-92.  [PDF]

Delavault P, Estabrook EM, Albrecht H, Wrobel R and Yoder JI. 1998. Host-root exudates increase gene expression of asparagine synthetase in roots of a hemiparasitic plant Triphysaria versicolor. Gene 222(2):155-162. [PDF]

Cooley MB, Yoder JI. 1998. Insertional inactivation of the tomato polygalacturonase gene. Plant Mol Biol., 38(4):521-30. [PDF]

Estabrook EM and Yoder JI. 1998. Plant-plant communications: Rhizosphere signaling between parasitic angiosperms and their hosts. Plant Physiol., 116:1-7.  [PDF]

Yoder JI. 1997. A species specific recognition system directs haustorium development in the parasitic plant Triphysaria (Scrophulariaceae). Planta, 202:407-413.  [PDF]

Cooley MB, Goldsbrough AP, Still D, and Yoder JI. 1996. Site selected insertional mutagenesis of tomato with the maize Ac and Ds elements. Mol. Gen. Genet. 252:184-194. [PDF]

Goldsbrough A, Tong Y, and Yoder JI. 1996. Lc as a non-destructible visual reporter and transposition excision marker in tomato. Plant Journal, 9:927-933.  [PDF]

Peterson, PP and Yoder, JI. 1995. Amplification of Ac in tomato is correlated with high Ac transposition activity. Genome, 38:265-276.  [PDF]

Peterson,  PP and Yoder,  JI. 1995. Mox, an unstable modifier of Xa in tomato. Journal of Heredity, 86:172-177. [PDF]

Yoder JI and Goldsbrough AP. 1994. Transformation systems for generating marker-free transgenic plants. Bio/Technology, 12:263-267.  [PDF]

Yoder JI (ed). 1993.  Molecular Biology of Tomato: Fundamental Advances and Crop Improvement. Technomic Publishing, Lancaster, PA.

Peterson PW and Yoder JI. 1993. Ac Induced Instability at the Xanthophyllic Locus of Tomato. Genetics, 134:931-942.

Yoder JI. and Lassner MW. 1993 Biologically safe plant transformation system using a Ds transposon. U.S. Patent #5225341