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 Affiliations

Publication Tags

Zea Mays Corn Water Phosphorus Phosphates Genotype Soil Drought Growth Indoleacetic Acids Aerenchyma Arabidopsis Elongation Nitrogen Droughts Phenotype Ethylene Auxins Maize Agriculture Barley Biomass Root Growth Seedlings Respiration

Most Recent Papers

Root cortical anatomy is associated with differential pathogenic and symbiotic fungal colonization in maize

Tania Galindo-Castañeda, Kathleen M. Brown, Gretchen A. Kuldau, Gregory W. Roth, Nancy G. Wenner, Swayamjit Ray, Hannah Schneider, Jonathan P. Lynch, 2019, Plant Cell and Environment on p. 2999-3014

Genotypic variation and nitrogen stress effects on root anatomy in maize are node specific

Jennifer T. Yang, Hannah M. Schneider, Kathleen M. Brown, Jonathan P. Lynch, Miriam Gifford, 2019, Journal of experimental botany on p. 5311-5325

Parental effects and provisioning under drought and low phosphorus stress in common bean

Claire Lorts, Jonathan P. Lynch, Kathleen M. Brown, 2019, Food and Energy Security

Progressive drought alters architectural and anatomical traits of rice roots

Mohamed Hazman, Kathleen M. Brown, 2018, Rice

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 M. Brown, Jonathan P. Lynch, Liam Dolan, Teva Vernoux, Anthony Bishopp, Darren Wells, Nicolaus Von Wirén, Malcolm J. Bennett, Ranjan Swarup, 2018, Nature communications

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 P. Lynch, Kathleen M. 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

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 M. Brown, Andreas Lücke, Viktoria Zeisler, Lukas Schreiber, Jonathan P. Lynch, 2017, Plant Cell and Environment on p. 1392-1408

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

Most-Cited Papers

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

Jinming Zhu, Kathleen M. Brown, Jonathan P. 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

Reduced root cortical cell file number improves drought tolerance in maize

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

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

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 M. Brown, Jonathan P. Lynch, Liam Dolan, Teva Vernoux, Anthony Bishopp, Darren Wells, Nicolaus Von Wirén, Malcolm J. Bennett, Ranjan Swarup, 2018, Nature communications

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 M. Brown, Andreas Lücke, Viktoria Zeisler, Lukas Schreiber, Jonathan P. Lynch, 2017, Plant Cell and Environment on p. 1392-1408

QTL mapping and phenotypic variation of root anatomical traits in maize (Zea mays L.)

Amy L. Burton, James Johnson, Jillian Foerster, Meredith T. Hanlon, Shawn M. Kaeppler, Jonathan P. Lynch, Kathleen M. Brown, 2015, TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik on p. 93-106

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

Detailed quantitative analysis of architectural traits of basal roots of young seedlings of bean in response to auxin and ethylene

Paramita Basu, Kathleen M. Brown, Anupam Pal, 2011, Plant physiology on p. 2056-2065