Publications

Last changed: 27 January 2017

Martin, T., Rönnberg-Wästljung, A-C., Stenlid, J., Samils, B. 2016. Identification of a Differentially Expressed TIR- NBS-LRR Gene in a Major QTL Associated to Leaf Rust Resistance in Salix. PLOS One 11(12): e0168776. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0168776

Pucholt, P., Sjödin, P., Weih, M., Rönnberg-Wästljung, A-C., Sofia Berlin. 2015. Genome-wide transcriptional and physiological responses to drought stress in leaves and roots of two willow genotypes. BMC Plant Biology, 15:244 DOI 10.1186/s12870-015-0630-2

Fogelqvist, J., Verkhozina, A. V., Katyshev, I., Pucholt, P., Dixelius, C., Rönnberg-Wästljung, A-C, Berlin, S. 2015. Genetic and morphological evidence for introgression between three species of willows. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15:193.

Höglund, S. Rönnberg-Wästljung, A-C., Berlin, S., Larsson, S. 2015. Willow resistance to a galling insect is driven by a lack of induced susceptibility not an induced defence. Arthropod-Plant Interactions DOI 10.1007/s11829-015-9389-5

Hallingbäck H., Fogelqvist J., Powers S., Turrion-Gomez J., Rossiter R., Amey J, Martin T., Weih M., Gyllenstrand N., Karp A., Lagercrantz U., Hanley S., Berlin S., Rönnberg-Wästljung A-C. 2015. Association mapping in Salix viminalis L. (Salicaceae) - identification of candidate genes associated with growth and phenology. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12280

Pucholt, P.* Rönnberg-Wästljung, A-C,* Berlin, S. 2015. Single locus sex determination and female heterogamety in the basket willow (Salix viminalis L.). Heredity, 1-9. doi:10.1038/hdy.2014.125 (* Equal contribution).

Berlin, S.,* Ghelardini, L.,* Bonosi, L., Weih, M., Rönnberg-Wästljung, A-C. 2014. QTL mapping of biomass and nitrogen economy traits in willows (Salix spp.) grown under contrasting water and nutrient conditions. Molecular Breeding 34: 1987-2003 (* Equal contribution).

Berlin, S., Trybush, S. T., Fogelqvist, J., Gyllenstrand, N., Hallingbäck, H., Åhman, I., Nordh, N-E., Larsson S., Shield, I., Powers, S., Weih, M., Lagercrantz, U., Rönnberg-Wästljung, A-C., Karp, A and Hanley, S. J. 2014. Genetic diversity, population structure and phenotypic variation in European Salix viminalis L. (Salicaceae). Tree Genetics & Genomes. DOI 10.1007/s11295-014-0782-5

Ghelardini,  L., Berlin,  S., Weih,  M., Lagercrantz,  U., Gyllenstrand,  N., Rönnberg-Wästljung,  A-C. 2014. Genetic architecture of spring and autumn phenology in Salix. BMC Plant Biology 2014, 14:31

Höglund, S., Rönnberg-Wästljung A-C., Lagercrantz, U. Larsson, S. 2012. A rare dominant plant allele determines non-responsiveness to a gall-forming insect in willow. Tree Genetics and Genomes 8:1051-1060.

Weih, M. Bonosi, L., Ghelardini, L., Rönnberg-Wästljung, A-C. 2011. Optimizing nitrogen economy under drought: increased leaf nitrogen is an acclimation to water stress in willow (Salix spp.). Annals of Botany 108 (7):1347-1353.

Berlin, S., Fogelqvist, J.,  Lascoux, M.,  Lagercrantz, U., Rönnberg-Wästljung, A-C. (2011). Polymorphism and divergence in two willow species, Salix viminalis L and Salix schwerinii E Wolf. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 5:1.

Samils B., Rönnberg-Wästljung A-C., Stenlid J. 2011. QTL mapping of resistance to leaf rust in Salix. Tree Genetics and Genomes 7 (6):1219-1235.

Berlin, S., Lagercrantz, U., von Arnold, S., Öst, T., Rönnberg-Wästljung A C. 2010. High-density linkage mapping and evolution of paralogs and orthologs in Salix and Populus. BMC Genomics 11:129.

Rönnberg-Wästljung, A.C., Samils, B., Tsarouhas, V., Gullberg, U. 2008. Resistance to Melampsora larici-epitea leaf rust in Salix: analyses of quantitative trait loci. Journal of Applied Genetics 49 (4): 321-331.

Weih M., Didon U.M.E., Rönnberg-Wästljung A-C., Björkman C. 2008. Integrated agricultural research and crop breeding: Allelopathic weed control in cereals and long-term productivity in perennial biomass crops. Agricultural Systems 97: 99-107.

Weih M., Rönnberg-Wästljung A.C. 2007. Shoot biomass growth is related to vertical leaf nitrogen gradient across Salix canopies. Tree Physiology 27: 1551-1559.

Balyejusa Kizito, E., Rönnberg-Wästljung, A-C., Egwang, T., Gullberg, U., Fregene, M., Westerbergh, A. 2007. Qusntitative trait loci controlling cyanogenic glucoside and dry matter content in cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) roots. Hereditas 144:129-136.

Rönnberg-Wästljung, A.C., I. Åhman, C. Glynn, & O. Widenfalk.  2006.  QTL for resistance to herbivores in willow: field experiments with varying soils and climate. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 118: 163-174.

Weih, M., Rönnberg-Wästljung. AC., Glynn C. 2006. Growth analysis and QTL patterns coincide in hybrid willow (Salix dasyclados x S. viminalis) grown under two water regimes. New Phytologist 170: 467-477.

Reyes-Castro,G., Rönnberg-Wästljung, A C., Nyman, M. 2006. Comparison in field performance between DMV-free and DMV-infected in vitro plants of cocoyam (Xanthosoma spp.) in Nicaragua. Experimental Agriculture 42:301-310.

Rönnberg-Wästljung, A.C., Glynn, C. and Weih, M. 2005.  QTL analyses of drought tolerance and growth for a S. dasyclados x S. viminalis hybrid in contrasting water regimes. Theor. Appl. Genet. 110: 537-549.

Reyes-Castro,G., Nyman, M., Rönnberg-Wästljung, A C. 2005.  Agronomic performance of three cocoyam (Xanthosoma violaceum (L.) Schott) genotypes grown in Nicaragua. Euphytica 142: 265-272.

Glynn C., Rönnberg-Wästljung AC., Julkunen-Tiitto R., and Weih, M. 2004. Willow genotype, but not drought stress affects leaf beetle resistance and foliar phenolic concentrations. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 113: 1-14. 

Rönnberg-Wästljung AC., Tsarouhas V., Semirikov V., Lagercrantz U. (2003). A genetic linkage map of tetraploid Salix viminalis x S. dasyclados hybrid based on AFLP markers. Forest Genetics 10 (3):185-194.

Semirikov V., Lagercrantz U., Tsarouhas V., Rönnberg-Wästljung AC., Alström-Rapaport C., Lascoux M. (2003). Genetic mapping of sex-linked markers in Salix viminalis L. Heredity 91: 293-299.

Rönnberg-Wästljung, A.C. (2001). Genetic structure of growth and phenological traits in Salix viminalis. Can. J. For. Res. 31: 276-282.

Rönnberg-Wästljung, A. C. and Gullberg, U. (1999). Genetics of breeding characters with possible effect on biomass production in Salix viminalis (L.). Theor. Appl. Genet. 98:531-540.

Rönnberg-Wästljung, A.C. 1996. Breeding in Salix. Genetics of quantitative characters. Theses. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Dept. of Plant Breeding Research, Uppsala Genetic Center, Box 7003. S-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden.

Rönnberg-Wästljung, A.C., Gullberg, U. 1996. Genetic relationships between growth characters in Salix viminalis grown in Sweden. Theor. Appl. Genet. 93:15-21.

Rönnberg-Wästljung, A., Gullberg, U., Nilsson, C. 1994. Genetic parameters of growth characters in Salix viminalis grown in Sweden. Can. J. For. Res 24: 1969-1969.

Gullberg, U., Rönnberg-Wästljung, A. 1993. Breeding for developmental homeostasis in Salix. Agricolura Ricerca, 15 (146): 35.

Ager, A., Nordh, N-E., Ledin, S., Ostry, M., Carlson, M., Rönnberg-Wästljung, AC. 1990. International trasfer of Alnus, Populus, and Salix gernplasm: Early test results. Biomass 22: 49-62.

Rönnberg-Wästljung, A., Thorsén, J. 1988. Inter- and intraspecific variation and genotype x site interaction in Salix alba L., S. dasyclados Wimm. and S. viminalis L. Scand. J. For. Res. 3: 449-463.


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