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Patrick J Rich


  • Research Geneticist

Selected Publications

Peters, P., Jenks, M., Rich, P., Axtell, J., & Ejeta, G. (in press). Mutagenesis, selection and allelic analysis of epicuticular wax mutants in Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench. Crop Science.

Amusan, I., Rich, P., Menkir, A., Housley, T., & Ejeta, G. (2008). Resistance to Striga hermonthica in a maize inbred line derived from Zea diploperennis. New Phytologist, 178(1), 157-166. Retrieved from

Rich, P., & Ejeta, G. (2008). Towards effective resistance to Striga in African maize. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 3(9), 618-621. Retrieved from

Rich, P., Grenier, C., & Ejeta, G. (2004). Striga resistance in the wild relatives of sorghum. Crop Science, 44(6), 2221-2229. Retrieved from

Yang, W. J., Rich, P., Axtell, J., Wood, K., Bonham, C., Ejeta, G., . . . Rhodes, D. (2003). Genotypic variation for glycinebetaine in sorghum. Crop Science, 43(1), 162-169. Retrieved from

Teusink, R., Rich, P., & Jenks, M. (2001). Development of seed cuticular waxes on bloomless mutants of Sorghum bicolor L. Moench. Israeli Journal of Plant Sciences, 49, 245-251.

Jenks, M., Rich, P., Rhodes, D., Ashworth, E., Axtell, J., & Ding, C. K. (2000). Leaf sheath cuticular waxes on bloomless and sparse-bloom mutants of Sorghum bicolor. Phytochemistry, 54(6), 577-584. Retrieved from

Yang, W. J., Nadolska-Orczyk, A., Wood, K., Hahn, D., Rich, P., Wood, A., . . . Rhodes, D. (1995). Near isogenic lines of maize differing for glycinebetaine. Plant Physiology, 107(2), 621-630. Retrieved from

Grant, R., Jenks, M., Rich, P., Peters, P., & Ashworth, E. (1995). Scattering of ultraviolet and photosynthetically active radiation by Sorghum bicolor: influence of epicuticular wax. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 75(4), 263-281. Retrieved from

Jenks, M., Joly, R., Peters, P., Rich, P., Axtell, J., & Ashworth, E. (1994). Chemically Induced Cuticle Mutation Affecting Epidermal Conductance to Water Vapor and Disease Susceptibility in Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench. Plant Physiology, 105(4), 1239-1245. Retrieved from

Awards & Honors

(2005) 2004 Outstanding Paper on Plant Genetic Resources. Crop Science Society of America.

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