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 Quantitative Trait Loci Genes Genotype Phytophthora Infestans Population Fruit Breeding Herbivory Gas Chromatography Solanum Pimpinellifolium Lycopene Genome Solanum Volatile Organic Compounds Fruits Resistance Inbred Lines Genomics Domestication Crops Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (Gcms) Herbivores Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry

Most Recent Publications

Identification of late blight resistance quantitative trait loci in Solanum pimpinellifolium accession PI 270441

Matthew T. Sullenberger, Mengyuan Jia, Sihui Gao, Hamid Ashrafi, Majid R. Foolad, 2022, Plant Genome

Sivan David, Elena Levin, Elazar Fallik, Sharon Alkalai-Tuvia, Majid R. Foolad, Amnon Lers, 2022, Frontiers in Plant Science

Ivan Simko, Mengyuan Jia, Jelli Venkatesh, Byoung Cheorl Kang, Yiqun Weng, Gianni Barcaccia, Sergio Lanteri, Gehendra Bhattarai, Majid R. Foolad, 2021, Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences on p. 303-365

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 G. Ali, Edwin G. Rajotte, Gary W. 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

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

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,

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

Majid Foolad, 2019, Nature Genetics

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

Most-Cited Papers

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

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

Induced Plant Defenses Against Herbivory in Cultivated and Wild Tomato

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

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

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

Majid R. Foolad, Matthew T. Sullenberger, Hamid Ashrafi, 2015, Plant Disease on p. 718-722

Response of accessions within tomato wild species, Solanum pimpinellifolium to late blight

Majid R. Foolad, Matthew T. Sullenberger, Erik W. Ohlson, Beth Krueger Gugino, 2014, Plant Breeding on p. 401-411

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