Kathleen Brown

Professor of Plant Stress Biology

Kathleen Brown

Research Summary

Regulation of root development. Root responses to edaphic stress. Identification and genetic mapping of traits for adaptation to edaphic stress.

Huck Institutes Affiliations

Publication Tags

Zea Mays Corn Soil Water Genotype Phosphates Phenotype Phosphorus Growth Drought Tolerance Rice Maize Aerenchyma Cells Nitrogen Droughts Arabidopsis Drought Agriculture Indoleacetic Acids Biomass Genes Root Growth Respiration Elongation

Most Recent Papers

A mechanistic framework for auxin dependent Arabidopsis root hair elongation to low external phosphate

Rahul Bhosale, Jitender Giri, Bipin K. Pandey, Ricardo F.H. Giehl, Anja Hartmann, Richard Traini, Jekaterina Truskina, Nicola Leftley, Meredith Hanlon, Kamal Swarup, Afaf Rashed, Ute Voß, Jose Alonso, Anna Stepanova, Jeonga Yun, Karin Ljung, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, Liam Dolan, Teva Vernoux, Anthony Bishopp, Darren Wells, Nicolaus Von Wirén, Malcolm J. Bennett, Ranjan Swarup, 2018, Nature communications

Progressive drought alters architectural and anatomical traits of rice roots

Mohamed Hazman, Kathleen Marie Brown, 2018, Rice

Reduced root cortical burden improves growth and grain yield under low phosphorus availability in maize

Tania Galindo-Castañeda, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2018, Plant Cell and Environment on p. 1579-1592

Buffered delivery of phosphate to Arabidopsis alters responses to low phosphate

Meredith T. Hanlon, Swayamjit Ray, Patompong Saengwilai, Dawn Luthe, Jonathan Paul Lynch, Kathleen Marie Brown, 2018, Journal of experimental botany on p. 1207-1219

Ethylene modulates root cortical senescence in barley

Hannah M. Schneider, Tobias Wojciechowski, Johannes A. Postma, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2018, Annals of Botany on p. 95-105

A Maize Inbred Exhibits Resistance Against Western Corn Rootwoorm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera

Lina Castano-Duque, Kenneth W. Loades, John Frazier Tooker, Kathleen Marie Brown, W. Paul Williams, Dawn S. Luthe, 2017, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 1109-1123

Root cortical senescence decreases root respiration, nutrient content and radial water and nutrient transport in barley

Hannah M. Schneider, Tobias Wojciechowski, Johannes A. Postma, Kathleen Marie Brown, Andreas Lücke, Viktoria Zeisler, Lukas Schreiber, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2017, Plant Cell and Environment on p. 1392-1408

Genetic Variability in Phosphorus Responses of Rice Root Phenotypes

Phanchita Vejchasarn, Jonathan Paul Lynch, Kathleen Marie Brown, 2016, Rice

Utility of root cortical aerenchyma under water limited conditions in tropical maize (Zea mays L.)

Joseph G. Chimungu, Moses F.A. Maliro, Patson C. Nalivata, George Kanyama-Phiri, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2015, Field Crops Research on p. 86-98

Fusarium oxysporum volatiles enhance plant growth via affecting auxin transport and signaling

Vasileios Bitas, Nathaniel McCartney, Ningxiao Li, Jill Demers, Jung Eun Kim, Hye Seon Kim, Kathleen Marie Brown, Seogchan Kang, 2015, Frontiers in Microbiology

High-Impact Papers

Shovelomics

Samuel Trachsel, Shawn M. Kaeppler, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2011, Plant and Soil on p. 75-87

Root cortical aerenchyma improves the drought tolerance of maize (Zea mays L.)

Jinming Zhu, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2010, Plant, Cell and Environment on p. 740-749

New roots for agriculture

Jonathan Paul Lynch, Kathleen Marie Brown, 2012, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences on p. 1598-1604

Maize root growth angles become steeper under low N conditions

S. Trachsel, S. M. Kaeppler, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2013, Field Crops Research on p. 18-31

Phenotypic diversity of root anatomical and architectural traits in Zea species

Amy L. Burton, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2013, Crop Science on p. 1042-1055

Root cortical aerenchyma enhances nitrogen acquisition from low-nitrogen soils in maize

Patompong Saengwilai, Eric A. Nord, Joseph G. Chimungu, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2014, Plant Physiology on p. 726-735

Reduced root cortical cell file number improves drought tolerance in maize

Joseph G. Chimungu, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2014, Plant physiology on p. 1943-1955

Large root cortical cell size improves drought tolerance in maize

Joseph G. Chimungu, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2014, Plant physiology on p. 2166-2178

RootScan

Amy L. Burton, Michael Williams, Jonathan Paul Lynch, Kathleen Marie Brown, 2012, Plant and Soil on p. 189-203

Root cortical burden influences drought tolerance in maize

Raúl E. Jaramillo, Eric A. Nord, Joseph G. Chimungu, Kathleen Marie Brown, Jonathan Paul Lynch, 2013, Annals of botany on p. 429-437