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

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

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

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

Tania Galindo-Castañeda, Kathleen M. Brown, Jonathan P. Lynch, 2018, Plant Cell and Environment

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

Lina Castano-Duque, Kenneth W. Loades, John F. Tooker, Kathleen M. 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 M. Brown, Andreas Lücke, Viktoria Zeisler, Lukas Schreiber, Jonathan P. Lynch, 2017, Plant Cell and Environment on p. 1392-1408

Genetic Variability in Phosphorus Responses of Rice Root Phenotypes

Phanchita Vejchasarn, Jonathan P. Lynch, Kathleen M. 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 M. Brown, Jonathan P. 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 M. Brown, Seogchan Kang, 2015, Frontiers in Microbiology

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

Large root cortical cell size improves drought tolerance in maize

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

High-Impact Papers

Shovelomics

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

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 P. Lynch, Kathleen M. 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, K. M. Brown, J. P. Lynch, 2013, Field Crops Research on p. 18-31

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

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

Large root cortical cell size improves drought tolerance in maize

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

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

RootScan

Amy L. Burton, Michael Williams, Jonathan P. Lynch, Kathleen M. 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 M. Brown, Jonathan P. Lynch, 2013, Annals of botany on p. 429-437

Phenotypic diversity of root anatomical and architectural traits in Zea species

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