Robert Zemetra
Wheat Breeding and Genetics
OSU Campus
Department of Crop and Soil Science
231B Crop Science Bldg
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States
(541) 737-4278
I accept graduate students for Crop and Soil Science


Refereed Journals:

Handiseni, M., J. Brown, R. Zemetra and M. Mazzola. 2012.  Use of Brassicaceous seed meals to improve seedling emergence of tomato and pepper in Pythium ultimum infested soils, Archives Of Phytopathology And Plant Protection. DOI:10.1080/03235408.2012.660611

Chen, J., E.J. Souza, M.J. Guttieri, K. O’Brien, J. Wheeler, L. Sorensen, J. Clayton, X.M. Chen, B.J. Goates, D. Hole, B.D. Brown, J.M. Marshall, and R. Zemetra. 2012.  Registration of ‘UI SRG’ wheat.  Journal of Plant Registration 6: 66-70.

Chen, J., C. Chu, E.J. Souza, M.J. Guttieri, X. Chen, S. Xu, D. Hole, R. Zemetra. 2012.  Genome-wide identification of QTL conferring high-temperature adult-plant (HTAP) resistance to stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) in wheat.  Mol. Breeding 29: 791-800.

Li, P., J. Chen, P. Wu, J. Zhang, C. Chu, D. See, G. Brown-Guedira, R. Zemetra, and E. Souza. 2011.  Quantitative trait loci analysis for the effect of Rht-B1 dwarfing gene on coleoptile length and seedling root length and number of bread wheat.  Crop Sci. 51 2561-2568.

Quincke, M.C., C. J. Peterson, R.S. Zemetra, J.L. Hansen, J. Chen, O. Riera-Lizarazu, and C.C. Mundt. 2011.   Quantitative trait loci analysis for resistance to Cephalosporium stripe, a vascular wilt disease of wheat.   TAG 122: 1339-1349.

Li, Z., Y. Liu, W. Liao, S. Chen, and R.S. Zemetra. 2011.  Bioethanol production using genetically modified and mutant wheat and barley straws. Biomass and Bioenergy 35: 542-548.

Handiseni, M., J. Brown, R. Zemetra and M. Mazzola. 2011.  Herbicidal activity of Brassicaceae seed meal on wild oat (Avena fatua), Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum), redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus) and prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola).  Weed Tech.25: 127-134.

Chen, J., E.J. Souza, N.A. Bosque-PĂ©rez, M.J. Guttieri, K.L. O'Brien, J.M. Windes, S.O. Guy, B.D. Brown, X.M. Chen, and R.S. Zemetra.  2010.  Registration of ‘UI Winchester’ Wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 4: 224-227. 

Boydston, R.A., H. Mojtahedi, C. Bates, R. Zemetra, and C. R. Brown. 2010.  Weed Hosts of Globodera pallida from Idaho.  Plant Dis. 94: 918.

Harrington, J., P. Byrne, F.B. Peairs, S.J. Nissen, P. Westra, P.C. Ellsworth, A. Fournier, C.A. Mallory-Smith, R.S. Zemetra, and W.B. Henry. 2010.  Perceived Consequences of Herbicide-Tolerant and Insect-Resistant Crops on Integrated Pest Management Strategies in the Western United States: Results of an Online Survey.  AgBioForum 12: 412-421.

Rehman, M., J.L. Hansen, C.A. Mallory-Smith, An Hang, C. Burton, and R.S. Zemetra. 2010.  Determining the pollen parent of field grown backcross progenies of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) x jointed goatgrass (Aegilops cylindrica Host.) hybrids using genomic in situ hybridization (GISH). Crop Sci. 1474-1479.

Abstracts of Papers Presented:

Case, A., X. Chen,  K. Campbell, R. Zemetra ,and d A. Carter. 2011.  Identification of QTL for High-Temperature Adult-Plant Resistance to Stripe Rust in the Winter Wheat Cultivar ‘Coda'.  2011  2005 ASA abstract CD.

Worapong, J., T. Johnson, X. Gao, J. Kuhl, C. Bates, J. B. Johnson and R. S. Zemetra. 2011.  Identification of five fungal species isolated from non-viable eggs of a single Globodera pallida cyst based on a polyphasic approach.  Society of Nematologist Meeting Abstracts pg. 163-164.

Gao, X., W.J. Price, J. Worapong, E. King, J.B. Johnson, and R.S. Zemetra. 2010.  The effect of mustard seed meal on viability of Globodera pallida.  Society of Nematolgists Meeting Abstract pg. 57.

Worapong, J., C. Bates, X. Gao, T.E. Meacham, J.B. Johnson, and R.S. Zemetra. 2010.  Screening of microorganisms associated with cysts of Globodera pallida isolated for southern Idaho fields.  Society of Nematolgists Meeting Abstracts pg. 120-121.