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Sarah M Ward
Professor
Soil and Crop Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences

Plant Sciences Building, Room C06
Phone:
970-491-2102
Education:
  • BS, U OF LONDON; PLT SCI
  • Other, E CAROLINA U; SCI EDU
  • Ph D, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY; PLANT BREEEDING AND GENETICS
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A new source of restorable cytoplasmic male sterility in quinoa Euphytica 101 157-163

A recessive allele inhibiting saponin synthesis in two lines of Bolivian quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd) J Hered 92 83-86

Agricultural biotechnology training for extension educators Journal of Extension http://www.joe.org/joe/2004february/rb6.shtml 42 1

Allotetraploid segregation for single-gene morphological characters in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd) Euphytica 116 16-Nov

Assessing the threat from hybridization to the rare endemic Physayia beffli Mulligan (Brassicaceae) Biol Conserv 140 110-118

Assessment of silver-stained AFLP markers for studying DNA polymorphism in proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L) Revista Brasileira Botanica 29 609-615

"Characterization of EPSPS gene amplification in Palmer amaranth" Published in online proceedings of the Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland OR, February 7- 10

"Conservation Genetics" Klug, Cummings and Spencer "Concepts of Genetics 8e" Prentice Hall 663-673

"Development of novel chloroplast markers for yellow toadflax (Linaria vulgaris), Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica)" Published in online proceedings of the Western Society of Weed Science Annual Meeting, Spokane WA, March 7-10

Ecological genetics of invasive plants: what do we know? Invasive Plant Science and Management (invited review for inaugural issue) 1 98-109

Genetic analysis of invasive plant populations at different spatial scales Biological Invasions 8 541-552

Genetic diversity among proso millet (Panicum miliaceum) biotypes assessed by AFLP technique Plant Daninha 22 167-174

Genetic diversity of jointed goatgrass (Aegilops cylindrica) determined with RAPD and AFLP markers Weed Sci 51 287-293

Genetic variation in invasive populations of yellow toadflax (Linaria vulgaris) in the western United States Weed Sci 56 394-399

"Hybrid toadflax performance: preliminary results from a common garden experiment" Published in online proceedings of eh Western Society of Weed Science Annual Meeting, Spokane WA, March 7-10

Hybridization Between Invasive Populations of Dalmatian Toadflax (Linaria genistifolia subsp dalmatica) and Yellow Toadflax (Linaria vulgaris) Invasive Plant Science and Management 2 369-378

Increasing public understanding of transgenic crops through the World Wide Web Public Underst Sci 11 293-304

"Inheritance of EPSPS gene amplification in Palmer amaranth" Published in online proceedings of the Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland OR, February 7-10

"Inheritance of EPSPS gene duplication in Palmer amaranth" Published in online proceedings of the Western Society of Weed Science Annual Meeting, Spokane WA, March 7-10

Inheritance of Resistance to the Auxinic Herbicide Dicamba in Kochia (Kochia scoparia) Weed Sci 57 43-47

Interspecific hybridization transfers a previously unknown glyphosate resistance mechanism in Amaranthus species Evolutionary Applications 5 29-38

Mechanism of resistance of evolved glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth J Agricult Food Chem 59 5886-5889

"Molecular marker and sequence methodologies and related terms" Motley T, and H Cross (eds) Darwin's Harvest Columbia University Press, New York 347-369

Palmer amaranth: a review Weed Technology 27 27-Dec

"Population Genetics" Klug, Cummings and Spencer "Concepts of Genetics 8e" Prentice Hall 617-638

"Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial Traits" Klug, Cummings and Spencer "Concepts of Genetics 8e" Prentice Hall 599-616

Recessive Gene Determining Male-Sterility in Quinoa J Hered 85 231-233

Reducing the risks of herbicide resistance: best management practices and recommendations Weed Science (special issue) 60 31-62

Response to selection for reduced grain saponin content in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd) Field Crop Res 68 157-163

Sampling weedy plant populations for genetic diversity analysis Weed Science 57 593-602

Short and long-term impacts of biotechnology education on professionals who communicate science to the public Journal of Natural Resources and Life Science Education 33 111-116

Use of random amplified polymorphic DNA markers for cultivar identification in mint Hortscience 36 761-764

What does undergraduate enrollment in soil and crop sciences mean for the future of agronomy? Agronomy Journal 99 1169-1174

Rubione, Claudio, Ward, Sarah M, (2016) "A New Approach to Weed Management to Mitigate Herbicide Resistance in Argentina" Weed Science 64 Sp1 641-648

Boswell, Andrew, Sing, Sharlene E, Ward, Sarah M, (2016) Plastid DNA Analysis Reveals Cryptic Hybridization in Invasive Dalmatian Toadflax (Linaria dalmatica) Populations Invasive Plant Science and Management 9 112-120

Ward, Sarah M, Cousens, Roger D, (2014) Agricultural weed research: a critique and two proposals Weed Science 62 672-678

Giacomini, Darci A, Westra, Philip, Ward, Sarah M, (2014) Impact of genetic background in fitness cost studies: an example from glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth Weed Science 62 29-37

Gaines, Todd, Ward, Sarah M, Bukun, B., Preston, C., Leach, Jan E, Westra, Philip, (2012) Interspecific hybridization transfers a previously unknown glyphosate resistance mechanism in Amaranthus species Evolutionary Applications 5 29-38

Gaines, Todd, Shaner, D. L., Ward, Sarah M, Leach, Jan E, Preston, C., Westra, Philip, (2011) Mechanism of resistance of evolved glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 59 5886-5889

Fritz, Susan, Ward, Sarah M, Byrne, Patrick F, Harms, Kristyn, Namuth, Deana, (2004) Agricultural biotechnology training for extension educators Faculty Publications: Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication Department 25

Byrne, Patrick F, Namuth, Deana M, Harrington, Judith Eileen, Ward, Sarah M, Lee, Donald J, Hain, Patricia, (2002) Increasing public understanding of transgenic crops through the World Wide Web Public Understanding of Science 11 3 293–304