• Zheng J, Zeng E, Du Y, He C, Hu Y, Jiao Z, Wang K, Li W, Ludens M, Fu J, Wang H, White FF, Wang G, and Liu S. 2019. Temporal small RNA expression profiling under drought reveals a potential regulatory role of small nucleolar rnas in the drought responses of maize. Plant Genome. 12(1). doi:10.3835/plantgenome2018.08.0058. PubMed PMID: 30951096.


  • Boulain H, Legeai F, Guy E, Morlière S, Douglas NE, Oh J, Murugan M, Smith M, Jaquiéry J, Peccoud J, White FF, Carolan JC, Simon JC, and Sugio A. 2018. Fast evolution and lineage-specific gene family expansions of aphid salivary effectors driven by interactions with host plants. Genome Biol Evol. 10:1554-1572.

  • White FF and Jones JB. 2018. One effector at a time. Nat Plants. 2018 4:134-135.

  • Duan S, Jia H, Pang Z, Teper D, White F, Jones J, Zhou C, and Wang N. 2018. Functional characterization of the citrus canker susceptibility gene CsLOB1. Mol Plant Pathol. doi: 10.1111/mpp.12667.

  • Hu Y, Ren J, Peng Z, Umana A, Le H, Danilova T, Fu J, Wang H, Robertson A, Hulbert SH, White FF, and Liu S. 2018. Analysis of extreme phenotype bulk copy number variation (XP-CNV) identified the association of rp1 with resistance to Goss's wilt of maize. Front. Plant Sci.


  • Wen A, Jayawardana M, Fiedler J, Sapkota S, Shi G, Peng Z, Liu S, White FF, Bogdanove AJ, Li X, and Liu Z. 2017. Genetic mapping of a major gene in triticale conferring resistance to bacterial leaf streak. Theor Appl Genet. doi: 10.1007/s00122-017-3026-x. PubMed PMID: 29218377.

  • Hu Y, Wu Q, Peng Z, Sprague SA, Wang W, Park J, Akhunov E, Jagadish KSV, Nakata PA, Cheng N, Hirschi KD, White FF, and Park S. 2017. Silencing of OsGRXS17 in rice improves drought stress tolerance by modulating ROS accumulation and stomatal closure. Sci Rep. 7:15950. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-16230-7. PubMedPMID: 29162892; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5698295.

  • Bezrutczyk M, Yang J, Eom JS, Prior M, Sosso D, Hartwig T, Szurek B, Oliva R, Vera-Cruz C, White FF, Yang B, and Frommer WB. 2017. Sugar flux and signaling in plant-microbe interactions. Plant J. 93:675-685. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13775. Epub 2017 Dec 29. PubMed PMID: 29160592.

  • Falahi Charkhabi N, Booher NJ, Peng Z, Wang L, Rahimian H, Shams-Bakhsh M, LiuZ, Liu S, White FF, and Bogdanove AJ. 2017. Complete genome sequencing and targeted mutagenesis reveal virulence contributions of Tal2 and Tal4b of Xanthomonas translucens pv. undulosa ICMP11055 in Bacterial Leaf Streak of Wheat. Front Microbiol.;8:1488. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01488.

  • Wu Q, Hu Y, Sprague SA, Kakeshpour T, Park J, Nakata PA, Cheng N, Hirschi KD, White FF, and Park S. 2017. Expression of a monothiol glutaredoxin, AtGRXS17, in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) enhances drought tolerance. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 49:1034-1039. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.08.006.

  • Jia H, Zhang Y, Orbović V, Xu J, White FF, Jones JB, and Wang N. 2017. Genome editing of the disease susceptibility gene CsLOB1 in citrus confers resistance to citrus canker. Plant Biotechnol J. 15:817-823. doi: 10.1111/pbi.12677.

  • Obasa K, Fellers J, Kennelly M, Katz B, Tomich J, Liu S, Moore D, Shinogle H, Kelley K, and White FF. 2017. A dimorphic and virulence-enhancing endosymbiont bacterium discovered in Rhizoctonia solani. Phytobiome 1:14-23. doi10.1094/PBIOMES-08-16-0005-R.

  • Liu S, Zheng J, Migeon P, Ren J, Hu Y, He C, Liu H, Fu J, White FF, Toomajian C, and Wang G. 2017. Unbiased k-mer analysis reveals changes in copy number of highly repetitive sequences during maize domestication and improvement. Sci. Reports 7:42444. doi: 10.1038/srep42444.


  • Timilsina S, Abrahamian P, Potnis N, Minsavage GV, White FF, Staskawicz BJ, Jones JB, Vallad GE, Goss EM. 2016. Analysis of sequenced genomes of Xanthomonas perforans identifies candidate targets for resistance breeding in tomato. Phytopathology. 2016 Jul 8. PubMed PMID: 27392180.

  • Li H., Mahmood,T., Antony G. Lu N, Pumphreys M, Gill B, Kang Z, White FF, and Bai J. 2016. The non-host pathogen Puccinia triticina elicits an active transcriptional response in rice. Eur J Plant Pathol. doi:10.1007/s10658-016-1025-4.

  • Zhang J, Carlos Huguet Tapia J, Hu Y, Jones J, Wang N, Liu S, White FF. 2016. Homologs of CsLOB1 in citrus function as disease susceptibility genes in citrus canker. Mol Plant Pathol. doi: 10.1111/mpp.12441. [Epub ahead ofprint] PubMed PMID: 27276658.3:

  • White F.  2016.  Xanthomonas and the TAL Effectors: Nature's Molecular Biologist. Methods Mol Biol. 1338:1-8.  doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2932-0_1.

  • Gochez AM, Shantharaj D, Potnis N, Zhou X, Minsavage GV, White FF, Wang N, Hurlbert JC, Jones JB. 2016. Molecular characterization of XopAG effector-AvrGf2 from Xanthomonas fuscans subsp. aurantifolii in grapefruit. Mol Plant Pathol. 2016 Mar31. doi: 10.1111/mpp.12408. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27030294.4:

  • Huang S, Antony G, Li T, Liu B, Obasa K, Yang B, White FF. 2016. The broadly effective recessive resistance gene xa5 of rice is a virulence effector-dependent quantitative trait for bacterial blight. Plant J. 86:186-94.

  • Huguet-Tapia J, Peng Z, Yang B, Yin Z, Liu S, & White FF. 2016. Complete genome sequence of the African strain AXO1947 of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. Genome Announc. 4(1). pii: e01730-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01730-15.


  • Peng Z, Hu Y, Xie J, Potnis N, Akhunova A, Jones JB, Liu Z, White FF & Liu S. 2015. Long read and single molecule DNA sequencing simplifies genome assembly and TAL effector gene analysis of Xanthomonas translucens. BMC Genomics 17:21.

  • White F. 2016. Xanthomonas and the TAL Effectors: Nature's Molecular Biologist. Methods Mol Biol. 1338:1-8.

  • White FF, Frommer W. 2015. Deciphering durable resistance one R gene at a time. Nature Genet. 47:1376-1377.

  • Zhang J, Yin Z, White F. 2015. TAL effectors and the executor R genes. Front Plant Sci. 20;6:641.

  • Schwartz AR, Potnis N, Timilsina S, Wilson M, Patané J, Martins J Jr, Minsavage GV, Dahlbeck D, Akhunova A, Almeida N, Vallad GE, Barak JD, White FF, Miller SA, Ritchie D, Goss E, Bart RS, Setubal JC, Jones JB, Staskawicz BJ. 2015.  Phylogenomics of Xanthomonas field strains infecting pepper and tomato reveals diversity in effector repertoires and identifies determinants of host specificity. Front Microbiol. 6:535.

  • Hu Y, Wu Q, Sprague SA, Park J, Oh M, Rajashekar CB, Koiwa H, Nakata PA, Cheng N, Hirschi KD, White FF, Park S. 2015. Tomato expressing Arabidopsis glutaredoxin gene AtGRXS17 confers tolerance to chilling stress via modulating cold responsive components. Hortic Res. 11;2:15051.

  • Zhou J, Peng A, Long J, Sosso D, Liu B, Eom J-S, Huang S, Liu S, Vera Cruz C, Frommer WB, White FF, and B Yang.  2015.  Gene targeting by the TAL effector PthXo2 reveals cryptic resistance gene for bacterial blight of rice.  Plant Journal 82:632-643.

  • Zeng X, Tian D, Gu K, Zhou Z, Yang X, Luo Y, White FF, Yin Z. 2015. Genetic engineering of the Xa10 promoter for broad-spectrum and durable resistance to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. Plant Biotechnol J. doi:10.1111/pbi.12342. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25644581.


  • Hu Y, J Zhang, H Jia, D Sosso, T Li, WB. Frommer, B Yang, FF White, N Wang, and JB Jones. 2014. Lateral organ boundaries 1 is a disease susceptibility gene for citrus bacterial canker disease. Proceed. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA doi: 10.1073/pnas.1313271111.

  • Tian D, J Wang, X Zeng, K Gu, C Qiu, X Yang, Z Zhou, M Goh, Y Luo, M Murata-Horia, FF White and Z Yin.  2014.  The TAL effector-dependent disease resistance protein XA10 triggers broad spectrum cell death and calcium depletion in the endoplasmic reticulum.  Plant Cell 26:497-515.

  • Cernadas RA, Doyle ED, Niño-Liu DO,Wilkins KE, Bancroft T, L Wang, Schmidt CL, Caldo R, Yang B, White FF, Nettleton D, Wise RP, Bogdanove AJ.  2014.  Code-assisted discovery of TAL effector targets in bacterial leaf streak of rice reveals contrast with bacterial blight and a novel susceptibility gene. PLoS Pathogens 10:e1003972.


  • Liu XM, Khajuria C, Li J, Trick HN, Huang L, Gill B.S., Reeck G.R., Antony G., White FF, Chen, MS. 2013. Wheat Mds-1 encodes a heat-shock protein and governs susceptibility towards the Hessian fly gall midge.  Nature Communication. 4: 2070.

  • Tamborindeguy, C, Bereman MS, DeBlasio S, Igwe D, Smith DM, White F, MacCoss MJ, Gray SM, and Cilia M.  2013.  Genomic and proteomic analysis of Schizaphis graminum reveals cyclophilin proteins are involved in the transmission of cereal yellow dwarf virus.  PLoS ONE 8(8): e71620.

  • Jalan N, Kumar D, Andrade MO, Yu F, Jones JB, Graham JH, White FF, Setubal JC, Wang N. 2013.  Comparative genomic and transcriptome analyses of pathotypes of Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri provide insights into mechanisms of bacterial virulence and host range. BMC Genomics  14:551. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-551.


  • Lin Z, Li X, Shannon LM, Yeh CT, Wang ML, Bai G, Peng Z, Li J, Trick HN, Clemente TE, Doebley J, Schnable PS, Tuinstra MR, Tesso TT, White F, Yu J. 2012. Parallel domestication of the Shattering1 genes in cereals. Nature Genet.13;44:720-724.


  • Bogdanove AJ, Koebnik R, Lu H, Furutani A, Angiuoli SV, Patil PB, Van Sluys MA, Ryan RP, Meyer DF, Han SW, Aparna G, Rajaram M, Delcher AL, Phillippy AM, Puiu D, Schatz MC, Shumway M, Sommer DD, Trapnell C, Benahmed F, Dimitrov G, Madupu R, Radune D, Sullivan S, Jha G, Ishihara H, Lee SW, Pandey A, Sharma V, Sriariyanun M, Szurek B, Vera-Cruz CM, Dorman KS, Ronald PC, Verdier V, Dow JM, Sonti RV, Tsuge S, Brendel VP, Rabinowicz PD, Leach JE, White FF, Salzberg SL. 2011. Two new complete genome sequences offer insight into host and tissue specificity of plant pathogenic Xanthomonas spp. J Bacteriol. 193:5450-5464.

  • Gill, BK, Friebe BR, and White FF.  2011.  Alien introgressions represent a rich source of genes for crop improvement.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108:7657-7658.

  • Nelson JC, Wang S, Wu Y, Li X, Antony G, White FF, Yu J. 2011. Single-nucleotide polymorphism discovery by high-throughput sequencing in sorghum. BMC Genomics. 12:352.

  • Figueiredo, JFL, GV, Minsavage, JH Graham, FF White, and JB Jones. 2011. Analysis of type III effector genes from Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri. Eur. J. Plant Path. 130: 339-347.

  • Figueiredo, JFL, P Römer, T Lahaye, JH Graham, FF White, and JB Jones. 2011. Agrobacterium-mediated transient expression in citrus leaves: A rapid tool for gene expression and functional gene assay. Plant Cell Report 30: 1339-1345.

  • Potnis, N, K Krasileva, V Chow, NF Almeida, PB Patil, RP Ryan, M Sharlach, F Behlau1, JM Dow, MT Momol, FF White, JF Preston, BA Vinatzer, R Koebnik, JC Setubal, DJ Norman, BJ Staskawicz, and JB Jones. 2011. Comparative genomics reveals diversity among xanthomonads infecting tomato and pepper.  BMC Genomics 12:14.


  • Antony G, J Zhou, S Huang, T Li, B Liu, F White and B Yang. 2010. xa13 recessive resistance to bacterial blight is defeated by the induction of disease susceptibility gene Os-11N3.  Plant Cell 22: 3864–38764.

  • Chen, L-Q, Hou, B-H,1, Lalonde, S, Takanaga, H, Hartung, M, Qu, X-Q, Guo, W-J, Kim, J-G, Underwood, W, Chaudhuri, B, Cherma, D, Antony, G, White, FF, Somerville,S, Mudgett, MB, and Frommer, WB. 2010.  Sugar transporters for intercellular exchange and nutrition of pathogens.  Nature 468:527-532.


  • White, FF and B Yang. 2009. Host and pathogen factors controlling the rice /Xanthomonas oryzae interaction. Plant Physiol. 150:1677-1687.

  • White, FF and B Yang. 2009. Host and pathogen factors controlling the rice /Xanthomonas oryzae interaction. Plant Physiol. 150:1677-1687.


  • Lu H, P Patil, MAVan Sluys, FF White, RP Ryan, JM Dow, P Rabinowicz, SL Salzberg, JE Leach, R Sonti, V Brendel, and AJ Bogdanove.  2008.  Acquisition and evolution of plant pathogenesis-associated gene clusters and candidate determinants of tissue-specificity in xanthomonas.  PLoS ONE  3:e3828

  • Salzberg SL, DD Sommer, MC Schatz, AM Phillippy, PD Rabinowicz, S Tsuge, A Furutani, H Ochiai, AL Delcher, D Kelley, R Madupu, D Puiu, D Radune, M Shumway, C Trapnell, G Aparna, G Jha, A Pandey, PB Patil, H Ishihara, DF Meyer, B Szurek, V Verdier, R Koebnik, JM Dow, RP Ryan, H Hirata, S Tsuyumu, S Won Lee, PC Ronald, RV Sonti, MA Van Sluys, JE Leach, FF White, and AJ Bogdanove. 2008.  Genome sequence and rapid evolution of the rice pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae PXO99A.  BMC Genomics 9:204.


  • Sugio A, B Yang, T Zhu, and FF White.  2007.  Two type III effector genes of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae control the induction of the host genes OsTFIIAγ1 and OsTFX1 during bacterial blight of rice. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104: 10720-10725.


  • Yang, B, A. Sugio, and FF White. 2006. Os8N3 is a host disease susceptibility gene for bacterial blight of rice. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 103: 10503-10508.


  • Gu, K, B Yang, D Tian, L Wu, D Wang, C Sreekala, F Yang, Z Chu, G-L Wang, FF White, and Z Yin. 2005. R gene expression induced by a type-III effector triggers disease resistance in rice. Nature 435: 1122-1125.

  • Sugio, A, B Yang, and FF White. 2005. Characterization of the hrpF pathogenicity peninsula of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 18: 546-554.

  • Yang, B, A Sugio, and FF White. 2005. Avoidance of host recognition by alterations in the repetitive and C-terminal regions of AvrXa7, a type III effector of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 18: 142-149.

  • Makino S, A Sugio, and FF White, AJ Bogdanove. 2005. Inhibition of resistance gene-mediated defense in rice by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 19: 240-249.

  • Ryba-White M, N Sakthivel, C Yun, FF White, and JE Leach. 2005. Identification and characterization of IS1112 and IS1113 insertion element sequences in Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. DNA Sequence 16: 75-79.


  • Yang, B and FF White. 2004. Diverse members of AvrBs3/PthA family of type III effectors are major virulence determinants in bacterial blight of rice. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 17: 1192-1200.


  • Porter, B, JM Chittoor, M Yano, T Sasaki, and FF White.  2003.  Development and mapping of markers linked to the rice bacterial blight resistance gene Xa7. Crop Science 43:1484-1492.


  • da Silva AC, JA Ferro, FC Reinach, CS Farah, LR Furlan, RB Quaggio, CB Monteiro-Vitorello, MA Van Sluys, NF Almeida, LM Alves, AM do Amaral, MC Bertolini, LE Camargo, G Camarotte, F Cannavan, J Cardozo, F Chambergo, LP Ciapina, RM Cicarelli, LL Coutinho, JR Cursino-Santos, H El-Dorry, JB Faria, AJ Ferreira, RC Ferreira, MI Ferro, EF Formighieri, MC Franco, CC Greggio, A Gruber, AM Katsuyama, Kishi LT, RP Leite, EG Lemos, MV Lemos, EC Locali, MA Machado, AM Madeira, NM Martinez-Rossi, EC Martins, J Meidanis, CF Menck, CY Miyaki, DH Moon, LM Moreira, MT Novo, VK Okura, MC Oliveira, VR Oliveira, HA Pereira, A Rossi, JA Sena, C Silva, RF de Souza, LA Spinola, MA Takita, RE Tamura, EC Teixeira, RI Tezza, M Trindade dos Santos, D Truffi, SM Tsai, FF White, JC Setubal, and JP Kitajima. 2002. Comparison of the genomes of two Xanthomonas pathogens with differing host specificities. Nature. 417: 459-63.


  • Yang B, W Zhu, LB Johnson, and White FF. 2000.  The virulence factor AvrXa7 of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae is a type III secretion pathway-dependent nuclear-localized double-stranded DNA-binding protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 97: 9807-9812.

  • White FF, B Yang, and LB Johnson. 2000. Prospects for understanding avirulence gene function. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 3: 291-298.

  • Zhu, W, MM Magbangua, and FF White. 2000. Identification of two novel hrp-associated genes in the hrp gene cluster of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. J. Bacteriol. 182: 1844-1853.


  • Zhu, W, B Yang, N Wills, LB Johnson, and FF White. 1999. The C terminus of AvrXa10 can be replaced by the transcriptional activation domain of VP16 from the herpes simplex virus. Plant Cell 11: 1665-1674.

  • Chittoor, JM, JE Leach, and FF White. 1999. Induction of peroxidase during defense against pathogens. In: Pathogenesis-related proteins in plants, edited by S.K. Datta and S. Muthukrishnan. CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL, USA. p. 171-193. book chapter


  • Zhu, W, B. Yang, JM Chittoor, LB Johnson, and FF White.  1998.  AvrXa10 contains an acidic transcriptional activation domain in the functionally conserved C terminus. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 11: 824-832.

  • Ding, X, B Gopalakrishnan, LB Johnson, FF White, X Wang, TD Morgan, KJ Kramer, and S Muthukrishnan. 1998. Insect resistance of transgenic tobacco expressing an insect chitinase gene. Transgenic Research 7: 77-84.

  • Hazegh-Azam, M, SS Kim, S Masoud, L Andersson, F White, L Johnson, S Muthukrishnan, and G Reeck.  1998.  The corn inhibitor of activated Hageman factor: purification and properties of two recombinant forms of the protein. Protein Express. Purif. 13: 143-149.


  • Chittoor, JM, JE Leach, and FF White. 1997.  Differential induction of a peroxidase gene family during infection of rice by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 10: 861-871.


  • Leach, JE, W Zhu, JM Chittoor, G Ponciano, SA Young, and FF White.  1996.  Genes and proteins involved in aggressiveness and avirulence of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae to rice. In: Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, edited by G. Stacey, B. Mullin, and P.M. Gresshoff, St Paul:International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions,p. 191-196. book chapter

  • Leach, JE, and FF White.  1996.  Avirulence genes. Plant-Microbe Interact. 3: 61-98. review

  • Leach, JE, and FF White.  1996.  Bacterial avirulence genes. Annu. Rev. Phytopathol. 34: 153-179.  review

  • Masoud, SA, X Ding, LB Johnson, FF White, and GR Reeck. 1996.  Expression of a corn bifunctional inhibitor of serine proteinases and insect a -amylases in transgenic tobacco plants.  Plant Sci. 15: 59-69.

  • Kramer, KJ, S Muthukrishnan, L Johnson, and F White.  1996.  Chitinases for insect control, P. 185-193. In Carozzi, N., and M. Koziel (eds.) Advances In insect control. Francis & Taylor, Wash., D.C. book chapter

  • Wang, X, X Ding, B Gopalakrishnan, TD Morgan, L. Johnson, FF White, S Muthukrishnan, and KJ Kramer. 1996. Characterization of a 46 kDa insect chitinase from transgenic tobacco. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 26: 1055-1064.


  • Young, SA, A Guo, J A Guikema, FF White, and JE Leach.  1995.  Rice cationic peroxidase accumulates in xylem vessels during incompatible interactions with Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae.  Plant Physiol. 107: 1333-1341.

  • Hopkins, CM, FF White, LA Heaton, JA Guikema, and JE Leach. 1995.  A homolog of an Escherichia coli phosphate-binding protein gene from Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae.  DNA Sequence 5: 299-305.


  • Mazzola M and FF White. 1994. A mutation in the indole-3-acetic acid biosynthesis pathway of Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae affects growth in Phaseolus vulgaris and syringomycin production.  J Bacteriol. 176: 1374-82.

  • Young SA, FF White, CM Hopkins, and JE Leach.  1994.  AVRXa10 protein is in the cytoplasm of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 7: 799-804.


  • Masoud SA, LB Johnson, FF White, and GR Reeck. 1993. Expression of a cysteine proteinase inhibitor (oryzacystatin-I) in transgenic tobacco plants.  Plant Mol Biol. 21: 655-63.


  • Hopkins CM, FF White, SH Choi, A Guo, and JE Leach. 1992. Identification of a family of avirulence genes from Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae.  Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 5: 451-459.

  • Masoud SA, LB Johnson, FF White. 1992. The sequence within two primers influences the optimum concentration of dimethyl sulfoxide in the PCR. PCR Methods Appl. 2: 89-90. 

  • Leach JE, ML Rhoads, CM Vera Cruz, FF White, TW Mew, and H Leung. 1992. Assessment of genetic diversity and population structure of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae with a repetitiveDNA element. Appl Environ Microbiol. 5: 2188-95.


  • Leach, JE and FF White.  1991.  Molecular probes for disease diagnosis and monitoring.  In: Rice biotechnology, editors G. Khush and G.H. Toenniessen.  Published by International Rice Research Institute, pp. 281-189.

  • White, FF and S. Ziegler. 1991. Cloning of the genes for indoleacetic-acid synthesis from Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 4: 207-210.

  • White, FF.  1991. Cloning of the genes for indoleacetic acid synthesis from Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae.  Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 4: 207-210.


  • Leach, JE, FF White, ML Rhoads, et al. 1990. A repetitive DNA-sequence differentiates Xanthomonas campestris pv oryzae from other pathovars of Xanthomonas campestris.  Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact.  3:238-246.

  • Roberto FF, H Klee, FF White, R Nordeen, and T Kosuge. 1990. Expression and fine structure of the gene encoding N epsilon-(indole-3-acetyl)-L-lysine synthetase from Pseudomonas savastanoi. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 87: 5797-801.

  • Thomas, MR, LB Johnson, and FF White.  1990.  Selection of interspecific somatic hybrids of Medicago by using Agrobacterium-transformed tissues.  Plant Science 69: 189-198.


  • White, FF.  1989.  Vectors for gene transfer in higher plants. In: Plant Biotechnology, edited by S. Kung and C.J. Arntzen.  Butterworth Publishers, Stoneham, MA pp. 3-34.


  • Sinkar VP, F Pythoud, FF White, EW Nester, and MP Gordon. 1988. rolA locus of the Ri plasmid directs developmental abnormalities in transgenic tobacco plants. Genes Dev. 2: 688-97.

  • Sinkar VP, FF White, IJ Furner, M Abrahamsen M, F Pythoud, and MP Gordon. 1988. Reversion of aberrant plants transformed with Agrobacterium rhizogenes is associated with the transcriptional inactivation of the Tl-DNA genes.  Plant Physiol. 86: 584-590.


  • Sinkar, VP, FF White and MP Gordon.  1987.  Molecular biology of Ri-plasmid. J Biosciences 11: 47-57.

  • White FF, V Sinkar.  1987.  Molecular Analysis of Root Induction by Agrobacterium rhizogenes. In Plant Gene Research, pp 149-177.

  • Ziegler, SF, FF White, and EW Nester.  1987.  Genes involved in indole acetic acid production in plant pathogenic bacteria.  In Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture 4, 1987, pp 18-25.


  • White FF, BH Taylor, GA Huffman, MP Gordon, and EW Nester. 1985.  Molecular and genetic analysis of the transferred DNA regions of the root-inducing plasmid of Agrobacterium rhizogenes.  J. Bacteriol. 164: 33-44.

  • Taylor BH , RM Amasino, FF White, EW Nester, MP Gordon.  1985.  T-DNA analysis of plants regenerated from hairy root tumors. Mol. Gen. Genet. 201: 554-557.

  • Taylor BH , RM Amasino, FF White, EW Nester, and MP Gordon.  1985. Transcription of Agrobacterium rhizogenes A4 T-DNA.  Mol. Gen. Genet. 201: 546-553.


  • Huffman GA, FF White, MP Gordon, and EW Nester. 1984. Hairy-root-inducing plasmid: physical map and homology to tumor-inducing plasmids. J. Bacteriol. 157: 269-276.


  • White FF, DJ Garfinkel, GA Huffman, MP Gordon, and EW Nester. 1983. Sequences homologous to Agrobacterium rhizogenes T-DNA in the genomes of uninfected plants. Nature 301: 348-350.

  • Klee HJ, FF White, VN Iyer, MP Gordon, and EW Nester. 1983. Mutational analysis of the virulence region of an Agrobacterium tumefaciens Ti plasmid. J. Bacteriol. 153: 878-883.

  • White FF, HJ Klee, and EW Nester.  1983.  In vivo packaging of cosmids in transposon-mediated mutagenesis.  J Bacteriol. 153: 1075-1078.


  • White FF, G Ghidossi, MP Gordon, and EW Nester.  1982. Tumor induction by Agrobacterium rhizogenes involves the transfer of plasmid DNA to the plant genome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 79:3193-7.


  • Garfinkel DJ, Simpson RB, Ream LW, White FF, Gordon MP, and Nester EW. 1981. Genetic analysis of crown gall: fine structure map of the T-DNA by site-directed mutagenesis. Cell 27: 143-153.


  • White FF and EW Nester.  1980.  Relationship of plasmids responsible for hairy root and crown gall tumorigenicity.  J. Bacteriol. 144:710-720.

  • White FF and Nester EW.  1980.  Hairy root: plasmid encodes virulence traits in Agrobacterium rhizogenes.  J. Bacteriol.  141: 1134-1141.

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