Majid Foolad

Professor of Plant Genetics

Majid Foolad

Research Summary

Genetic characterization of resistance/tolerance to biotic/abiotic stresses, and genes/QTLs contributing to tomato fruit quality. Investigation of genes/QTLs for directed crop improvement and germplasm enhancement. Tomato cultivar development & release.

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Lycopersicon Esculentum Tomatoes Genes Phytophthora Infestans Breeding Quantitative Trait Loci Population Solanum Pimpinellifolium Solanum Fruit Genotype Lycopene Salt Tolerance Genome Marker Assisted Selection Heritability Alleles Herbivory Gas Chromatography Genetic Analysis Crops Volatile Organic Compounds Fruits Genetic Markers Inbred Lines

Most Recent Papers

Genetic analysis of late blight resistance in a new RIL population of tomato derived from LB-resistant Solanum pimpinellifolium accession PI 270443

Mengyuan Jia, Majid R. Foolad, 2020, Plant Breeding on p. 651-659

Induced Plant Defenses Against Herbivory in Cultivated and Wild Tomato

Sulav Paudel, Po An Lin, Majid R. Foolad, Jared Gregory Ali, Edwin George Rajotte, Gary Felton, 2019, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 693-707

The tomato pan-genome uncovers new genes and a rare allele regulating fruit flavor

Lei Gao, Itay Gonda, Honghe Sun, Qiyue Ma, Kan Bao, Denise M. Tieman, Elizabeth A. Burzynski-Chang, Tara L. Fish, Kaitlin A. Stromberg, Gavin L. Sacks, Theodore W. Thannhauser, Majid R. Foolad, Maria Jose Diez, Jose Blanca, Joaquin Canizares, Yimin Xu, Esther van der Knaap, Sanwen Huang, Harry J. Klee, James J. Giovannoni, Zhangjun Fei, 2019, Nature Genetics on p. 1044-1051

Sequencing-based bin map construction of a tomato mapping population, facilitating high-resolution quantitative trait loci detection

Itay Gonda, Hamid Ashrafi, David A. Lyon, Susan R. Strickler, Amanda M. Hulse-Kemp, Qiyue Ma, Honghe Sun, Kevin Stoffel, Adrian F. Powell, Stephanie Futrell, Theodore W. Thannhauser, Zhangjun Fei, Allen E. Van Deynze, Lukas A. Mueller, James J. Giovannoni, Majid R. Foolad, 2019, Plant Genome

The modern tomato genome and a rare allele regulating fruit flavor revealed through pan-genome analysis

Majid Foolad, 2019, Nature Genetics

Genetic analysis of late blight resistance in a new RIL population of tomato derived from LB-resistant Solanum pimpinellifolium accession PI 270443

Majid Foolad, 2019,

HS-SPME-GC-MS analyses of volatiles in plant populations-quantitating compound × individual matrix effects

Elizabeth A. Burzynski-Chang, Imelda Ryona, Bruce I. Reisch, Itay Gonda, Majid R. Foolad, James J. Giovannoni, Gavin L. Sacks, 2018, Molecules

Genetic analysis of late blight resistance in Solanum pimpinellifolium accession PI 270441

Matthew T. Sullenberger, Mengyuan Jia, Sihui Gao, Majid R. Foolad, 2018, Plant Breeding on p. 89-96

Genetic characterization of late blight resistance in Solanum pimpinellifolium accession PI 270442

Matthew Sullenberger, Majid Foolad, 2018, Adv Studies Biol on p. 13-32

Identification and mapping of late blight resistance quantitative trait loci in tomato accession PI 163245

Erik W. Ohlson, Hamid Ashrafi, Majid R. Foolad, 2018, Plant Genome

Most-Cited Papers

Gene expression profiling of plants under salt stress

A. Jamil, S. Riaz, M. Ashraf, M. R. Foolad, 2011, Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences on p. 435-458

Potato and tomato late blight caused by phytophthora infestans

Marcin Nowicki, Majid R. Foolad, Marzena Nowakowska, Elzbieta U. Kozik, 2012, Plant Disease on p. 4-17

The tomato pan-genome uncovers new genes and a rare allele regulating fruit flavor

Lei Gao, Itay Gonda, Honghe Sun, Qiyue Ma, Kan Bao, Denise M. Tieman, Elizabeth A. Burzynski-Chang, Tara L. Fish, Kaitlin A. Stromberg, Gavin L. Sacks, Theodore W. Thannhauser, Majid R. Foolad, Maria Jose Diez, Jose Blanca, Joaquin Canizares, Yimin Xu, Esther van der Knaap, Sanwen Huang, Harry J. Klee, James J. Giovannoni, Zhangjun Fei, 2019, Nature Genetics on p. 1044-1051

Drought Tolerance. Roles of Organic Osmolytes, Growth Regulators, and Mineral Nutrients

M. Ashraf, N. A. Akram, F. Al-Qurainy, Majid R. Foolad, 2011, Advances in Agronomy on p. 249-296

Crop breeding for salt tolerance in the era of molecular markers and marker-assisted selection

Muhammad Ashraf, Majid R. Foolad, 2013, Plant Breeding on p. 10-20

Marker-Assisted Selection in Tomato Breeding

Majid R. Foolad, Dilip R. Panthee, 2012, Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences on p. 93-123

Selective genotyping to identify late blight resistance genes in an accession of the tomato wild species Solanum pimpinellifolium

Heather L. Merk, Hamid Ashrafi, Majid R. Foolad, 2012, Euphytica on p. 63-75

Validation and fine mapping of lyc12.1, a QTL for increased tomato fruit lycopene content

Matthew P. Kinkade, Majid R. Foolad, 2013, Theoretical And Applied Genetics on p. 2163-2175

Late blight of Tomato

Marcin Nowicki, Elżbieta U. Kozik, Majid R. Foolad, 2013, on p. 241-265

Parent-offspring correlation estimate of heritability for late blight resistance conferred by an accession of the tomato wild species Solanum pimpinellifolium

Heather L. Merk, Majid R. Foolad, 2012, Plant Breeding on p. 203-210