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Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics

Rex Bernardo: Publications

Selected Publications (2003 – present; * indicates primary authorship):

Bernardo*, R. 2013. Genomewide markers as cofactors for precision mapping of quantitative trait loci. Theor. Appl. Genet. 126: 999-1009.

Massman*, J.M., H.-J.G. Jung, and R. Bernardo*. 2013. Genomewide selection versus marker-assisted recurrent selection to improve grain yield and stover quality traits for cellulosic ethanol in maize.  Crop Sci. 53: 58-66.  doi: 10-2135/cropsci2012.02.0112.

Schaefer*, C.M., C.C. Sheaffer, and R. Bernardo*.  2011.  Breeding potential of semi-dwarf corn for grain and forage in the northern U.S. corn belt.  Crop Sci. 51: 1637-1645.

Bernardo, R. 2010. Breeding for Quantitative Traits in Plants. 2nd ed. Stemma Press, Woodbury, MN. ISBN 978-0-9720724-1-0

Lewis*, M.F., R.E. Lorenzana, H.-J.G. Jung*, and R. Bernardo*. 2010. Potential for simultaneous improvement of corn grain yield and stover quality for cellulosic ethanol. Crop Sci. 50: 516-523.
Bernardo*, R. 2009. Should maize doubled haploids be induced among F1 or F2 plants? Theor. Appl. Genet. 119: 255-262.

Bernardo*, R. 2008. Molecular markers and selection for complex traits: Learning from the last 20 years. Crop Sci. 48: 1649-1664.

Lorenzana*, R.E., and R. Bernardo*. 2008. Genetic correlation between corn performance in conventional and organic production systems. Crop Sci. 48: 903-910.

Bernardo*, R., and J. Yu. 2007. Prospects for genomewide selection for quantitative traits in maize. Crop Sci. 47: 1082-1090.

Bernardo*, R., L. Moreau, and A. Charcosset. 2006. Number and fitness of selected individuals in marker-assisted and phenotypic recurrent selection. Crop Sci. 46: 1972-1980.

Parisseaux*, B., and R. Bernardo*. 2004. In silico mapping of quantitative trait loci in maize. Theor. Appl. Genet. 109: 508-514.

Bernardo*, R. 2003. Parental selection, number of breeding populations, and size of each population in inbred development. Theor. Appl. Genet. 107: 1252-1256.