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明瑞光,男,博士、教授、博士生导师,福建农林大学海峡联合研究院基因组学研究中心主任,国家重大人才计划专家、美国科学促进会会士(AAAS, Fellow)。主要从事热带、亚热带作物分子遗传和基因组演化相关基础研究,已在国际期刊发表研究论文251篇,其中包括Nature3篇)、Science2篇)、Cell1篇)、Nature Genetics7篇)、Nature Communications2篇)、PNAS3篇)、Nature Plants4篇)、Genome Research6篇)、Genome Biology6篇)。主持科研项目20余项。主编著作3部(Springer出版),参编著作9部。担任NatureScienceCellNature GeneticsNature CommunicationsPNASNature Plants等国际主流期刊的审稿人。









262.  Deng, Y., L. Guo, L. Lin, Y. Li, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, B. Yuan, L. Ke, B. Xie, R. Ming. 2023.  Meiosis in an asymmetric dikaryotic genome of Tremella fuciformis Tr01 facilitates new chromosome formation. Genome Biology. DOI: 10.1186/s13059-023-03093-7

261. Yue, J., Krasovec, M., Kazama, Y., Zhang, X., Xie, W., Zhang, S., Xu, X., Kan, B., Ming, R. and Filatov, D.A., 2023. The origin and evolution of sex chromosomes, revealed by sequencing of the Silene latifolia female genome. Current Biology. 33:2504-2514

260. Yao, Y., Fu, W., Yu, Y., Wan, S., Zhang, W. and Ming, R., 2023. The synthesis of papaya fruit flavor-related linalool was regulated by CpTPS18 and CpNAC56. Plant reproduction, 15:1-14.

259. Huang, Y., He, J., Xu, Y., Zheng, W., Wang, S., Chen, P., Zeng, B., Yang, S., Jiang, X., Liu, Z., Wang, L., Wang, X., Liu, X., Lu, Z., Liu, Z., Yu, H., Yue, J., Gao, J., Zhou, X., Long, C., Zeng, X., Gao, Y.J., Zhang, W.F., Xie, Z., Li, C., Ma, Z., Jia, W., Zhang, F., Larkin, R.M., Krueger, R.R., Smith, M.W., Ming, R., Deng, X., Xu, Q. 2023. Pangenome analysis provides insight into the evolution of the orange subfamily and a key gene for citric acid accumulation in citrus fruits. Nature Genetics, 55:1964-1975.

258. Wang, Y., C. Jiang, X. Zhang, H. Yan, Z. Yin, X. Sun, F. Gao, Y. Zhao, W. Liu, S. Han, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Z. Zhang, H. Zhang, J. Li, X. Xie, Q. Zhao, X. Wang, G. Ye, J. Li, R. Ming, Z. Li. 2023. Upland rice genomic signatures of adaptation to drought resistance and navigation to molecular design breeding. Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.14215

257. Zhou, J., Liu, Y., Li, Y., Ling, W., Fan, X., Feng, Q., Ming, R. and Yang, F., 2023. Combined analyses of transcriptome and metabolome reveal the mechanism of exogenous strigolactone regulating the response of elephant grass to drought stress. Frontiers in Plant Science, 14, p.1186718.

256. Ma, X., Ju, S., Lin, H., Huang, H., Huang, J., Peng, D., Ming, R., Lan, S. and Liu, Z.J., 2023. Sex-Related Gene Network Revealed by Transcriptome Differentiation of Bisexual and Unisexual Flowers of Orchid Cymbidium tortisepalum. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 24(23), p.16627.

255. Wei, H., Yang, Z., Niyitanga, S., Tao, A., Xu, J., Fang, P., Lin, L., Zhang, L., Qi, J., Ming, R. and Zhang, L., 2023. The reference genome of seed hemp (Cannabis sativa) provides new insights into fatty acid and vitamin E synthesis. Plant Communications, 4, 100718

254. Ma, Y., Yu, H., Lu, Y., Gao, S., Fatima, M., Ming, R. and Yue, J., 2023. Transcriptome analysis of sugarcane reveals rapid defense response of SES208 to Xanthomonas albilineans in early infection. BMC Plant Biology, 23(1), pp.1-19.

253. Contiliani, D.F., J.F.C.D.O. Nebó, R.V. Ribeiro, M.G.D.A. Landell, T.C. Pereira, R. Ming, A. Figueira, S. Creste. 2023. Drought-triggered leaf transcriptional responses disclose key molecular pathways underlying leaf water use efficiency in sugarcane (Saccharum spp.). Frontiers in Plant Science, 14, p.1182461.

252. Zheng, H., B. Wang, X. Hua, R. Gao, Y. Wang, Z. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Mei, Y. Huang, Y. Huang, H. Lin, X. Zhang, D. Lin, S. Lan, Z. Liu, G. Lu, Z. Wang, R. Ming, J. Zhang, Zhanxi Lin. 2023. A near complete allotetrapolyploid genome provides insight into the evolution and C4 photosynthesis characteristics of Cenchrus fungigraminus (JUJUNCAO). Plant Communications, 4, 100633.

251. Wang, T., B. Wang, X Hua, H. Tang, Z. Zhang, R. Gao, Y. Qi, Q. Zhang, G. Wang, Z. Yu, Y. Huang, Z. Zhang, J. Mei, Y. Wang, Y. Zhang; Y. Li, X. Meng, Y. Wang, H. Pan, S. Chen, Z. Li, H. Shi, X. Liu, Z. Deng, B. Chen, M. Zhang; L. Gu, J. Wang, R. Ming, W. Yao, J. Zhang. 2023. A complete gap-free diploid genome in Saccharum complex and the genomic footprints of evolution in the highly polyploid Saccharum genus. Nature Plants 30:1-8.

250. Zhou, Y., Pang, Z., Jia, H., Yuan, Z. and Ming, R., 2023. Responses of roots and rhizosphere of female papaya to the exogenous application of GA3. BMC Plant Biology, 23(1), pp.1-14. DOI: 10.1186/s12870-022-04025-6

249. Ma, X., M. Fatima, P. Zhou, M. Zaynab, R. Ming, 2023. Post-pollination sepal longevity of female flower co-regulated by energy-associated multiple pathways in dioecious spinach. Frontiers in Plant Science-Plant Physiology. 13

248. Jiang, Q., X. Hua, H. Shi, J. Liu, Y. Yuan, Z. Li, S. Li, M. Zhou, C. Yin, M. Dou, N. Qi, Y. Wang, M. Zhang, R. Ming, H. Tang, J. Zhang. 2022. Transcriptome dynamics provides insights into divergences of photosynthesis pathway between Saccharum officinarum and Saccharum spontaneum. The Plant Journal. 113:1278-1294


247. Kafkas, S., X. Ma, X. Zhang, H. Topçu, R. Navajas-Pérez, C. M. Wai, H. Tang, X. Xu, M.a Khodaeiaminjan, M. Güney, A. Paizila, H. Karcı, X. Zhang, J. Lin, H. Lin, R. de la Herrán, C. R. Rejón, J. A. García-Zea, F. Robles, C. del Val Muñoz, A. Hotz-Wagenblatt, X. J. Min, H. Özkan, E. Z. Motalebipour, H. Gozel, N. Çoban, N. E. Kafkas1, A. Kilian, H. Huang, X. Lv, K. Liu, Q. Hu, E. Jacygrad1, W. Palmer, R. Michelmore, R. Ming. 2022. The Pistachio Genomes Provide Insights into Nut Tree Domestication and ZW Sex Chromosome Evolution. Plant Communications. 100497

246. Shearman, J.R., W. Pootakham, C. Sonthirod, C. Naktang, T. Yoocha, D. Sangsrakru, N. Jomchai, S. Tongsima, J. Piriyapongsa, C. Ngamphiw, N. Wanasen, K. Ukoskit, P. Punpee, P. Klomsa-ard, K. Sriroth, J. Zhang, X. Zhang, R. Ming, S. Tragoonrung, S. Tangphatsornruang. 2022. A draft chromosome-scale genome assembly of a commercial sugarcane. Scientific reports, 12, 20474.

245. Carrasco B, Arévalo B, Perez-Diaz R, Rodríguez-Alvarez Y, Gebauer M, Maldonado JE, García-Gonzáles R, Chong-Pérez B, Pico-Mendoza J, Meisel LA, Ming R, Silva H0. 2022 Descriptive Genomic Analysis and Sequence Genotyping of the Two Papaya Species (Vasconcellea pubescens and Vasconcellea chilensis) Using GBS Tools. Plants. 11:2151. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants11162151

244. Zhou, Y., Z. Pang, Z. Yuan, N. Fallah, H. Jia and R. Ming. (2022) Sex-biased metabolic and microbiota differences in roots and rhizosphere soils of dioecious papaya (Carica papaya L.).  Frontiers in Plant Science, 13:991114. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.991114

243. Zheng, P., Sun, H., Liu, J., Lin, J., Zhang, X., Qin, Y., Zhang, W., Xu, X., Deng, X., Yang, D. and Wang, M., Zhang, Y., Song, H., Huang, Y., Orozco-Obando,  W., Ming, R., Yang, M. 2022. Comparative analyses of American and Asian lotus genomes reveal insights into petal color, carpel thermogenesis and domestication. The Plant Journal.110:1498-1515. doi: 10.1111/tpj.15753

242. Zhang, Q., Qi, Y., Pan, H., Tang, H., Wang, G., Hua, X., Wang, Y., Lin, L., Li, Y., Yu, F., Yu, Z., Huang. Y., Wang, T., Ma, P., Dou, M., Sun, Z., Wang, Y., Wang, H., Zhang, X., Yao, W., Wang, Y., Liu, X., Wang, M., Wang, J., Deng, Z., Xu, J., Yang, Q., Liu, Z., Chen, B., Zhang, M., Ming, R., Zhang, J. 2022. Genomic insights into the recent chromosome reduction of autopolyploid sugarcane Saccharum spontaneum. Nature Genetics. 54:885–896. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-022-01084-1

241. Zerpa-Catanho, D., S. J. Clough, R. Ming.2022. Characterization and analysis of the promoter region of monodehydroascorbate reductase 4 (CpMDAR4) in papaya. Plant Reproduction 35:233-264. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00497-022-00447-2

240. Huang, X., Wang, W., Gong, T., Wickell, D., Kuo, L. Y., Zhang, X., Wen, J., Jim, H., Lu, F., Zhao, H., Chen, S., Li, H., Wu, W., Yu, C., Chen, S., Fan, W., Chen, Shuai, Bao, X., Zhang, D., Jiang, L., Yan, X., Liao, Z., Zhou, G., Guo, Y., Ralph, J., Sederoff, R.R., Wei, H., Zhu, P., Li, F.-W., Ming, R., Li, Q. 2022. The flying spider-monkey tree fern genome provides insights into fern evolution and arborescence. Nature Plants, 8:500-512.

239. Yue, J., R. VanBuren, J. Liu, J. FangX. Zhang, Z. Liao, C.M. Wai, X. Xu, S. Chen, S. Zhang, X. Ma, Y. Ma, H. Yu, J. Lin, P. Zhou, Y. Huang, B. Deng, F. Deng, X. Zhao, H. Yan, M. Fatima, D. Zerpa-Catanho, X. Zhang, Z. Lin, M. Yang, N. J. Chen, E. Mora-Newcomer, P. Quesada-Rojas, A. Bogantes, V. M. Jiménez, H. Tang, J. Zhang, M.-L. Wang, R.E. Paull, Q. Yu, R. Ming. 2022. SunUp and Sunset genomes revealed impact of particle bombardment mediated transformation and domestication history in papaya. Nature Genetics 54:715-724.

238. Ma, X., Yu, L.A., Fatima, M., Wadlington, W.H., Hulse-Kemp, A.M., Zhang, X., Zhang, S., Xu, X., Wang, J., Huang, H., Lin, J., Deng, B., Liang, Z., Yang, Z., Ma, Y., Tang, H., Van Deynze, A., Ming, R. 2022. The spinach YY genome reveals sex chromosome evolution, domestication, and introgression history of the species. Genome Biology, 23:1-30.

237. Zhang, W., Zhou, Q., Lin, J., Ma, X., Dong, F., Yan, H., Zhong, W., Lu, Y., Yao, Y., Shen, X., Huang, L., Zhang, W., Ming, R. 2022. Transcriptome analyses shed light on floral organ morphogenesis and bract color formation in Bougainvillea. BMC plant biology, 22:1-13.

236. Zhou, Y., W. Fang, Z. Pang, L.-Y. Chen, H. Cai, Ain, N., M.-C. Chang, R. Ming. (2022) AP1G2 Affects Mitotic Cycles of Female and Male Gametophytes in Arabidopsis. Fronteirs in Plant Science. 13:924417. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.924417

235. Wang, B., Hu, W., Fang, Y., Feng, X., Fang, J., Zou, T., Zheng, S., Ming, R. and Zhang, J., 2021. Comparative Analysis of the MADS-Box Genes Revealed Their Potential Functions for Flower and Fruit Development in Longan (Dimocarpus longan). Frontiers in plant science, 12, pp.813798-813798.

234. Ain, N.U., M. Fatima, Y. Zhou, H. Habiba, F.U. Haider, R. Ming. 2022 Genetic determinants of biomass in C4 Crops: Molecular and agronomic approaches to increase biomass for biofuels. Frontiers in Plant Science. 171

233. Liao, Z., Dong, F., Liu, J., Xu, L., Marshall-Colon, A. and Ming, R., 2022. Gene regulation network analyses of pistil development in papaya. BMC genomics, 23(1), pp.1-14.

232. Zhou, P., Zhang, X., Ma, X., Yue, J., Liao, Z. and Ming, R., 2022. Methylation related genes affect sex differentiation in dioecious and gynodioecious papaya. Horticulture Research. Jan. 20

231. Hu, G., Feng, J., Xiang, X., Wang, J., Salojärvi, J., Liu, C., Wu, Z., Zhang, J., Liang, X., Jiang, Z., Liu, W., Ou, L., Li, J., Fan, G., Mai, Y., Chen, C., Zhang, X., Zheng, J., Zhang, Y., Peng, H., Yao, L., Wai, C.M., Luo, X., Fu, J., Tang, H., Lan, T., Lai, B., Sun, J., Wei, Y., Li, H., Chen, J., Huang, X., Yan, Q., Liu, X., McHale, L.K., Rolling, W., Guyot, R., Sankoff, D., Zheng, C., Albert, V.A., Ming, R., Chen, H., Xia, R., Li, J. 2022. Two divergent haplotypes from a highly heterozygous lychee genome suggest independent domestication events for early and late-maturing cultivars. Nature genetics, 54:73-83.

230. Lin, J., Zhang, W., Zhang, X., Ma, X., Zhang, S., Chen, S., Wang, Y., Jia, H., Liao, Z., Lin, J., Zhu, M., Xu, X., Cai, M., Zeng, H., Wan, J., Yang, W., Matsumoto, T., Hardner, C., Nock, C.J., Ming, R. 2022. Signatures of selection in recently domesticated macadamia. Nature Communications, 13:1-12.


229. Yu, L.A., Ma, X., Wadlington, W. and Ming, R., 2022. Identification of structural variation and polymorphisms of a sex co-segregating scaffold in spinach. Plant Reproduction, 35:19-30.

228. Zhang, W., Lin, J., Li, J., Zheng, S., Zhang, X., Chen, S., Ma, X., Dong, F., Jia, H., Xu, X., Yang, Z., Ma, P., Deng, F., Deng, B., Huang, Y., Li, Z., Ma, Y., Liang, Z., Lin, Z., Lin, J., Zhang, S., Matrumoto, T., Xia, R., Zhang, J., Ming, R. 2021. Rambutan genome revealed gene networks for spine formation and aril development. The Plant Journal, 108:1037-1052.

227. Pandey, N. and Ming, R., 2021. The SAGA of pineapple: genome-wide identification and tissue-specific expression of Spt-Ada-Gcn5-acetyltransferase (SAGA) complex. Euphytica, 217:1-12.

226. Yu, H., Ma, Y., Lu, Y., Yue, J. and Ming, R., 2021. Expression profiling of the Dof gene family under abiotic stresses in spinach. Scientific reports, 11:1-13.

225.  Hu, W., Ji, C., Liang, Z., Ye, J., Ou, W., Ding, Z., Zhou, G., Tie, W., Yan, Y., Yang, J., Ma, L., Xiaoying Yang7, Yunxie Wei8, Jin, Z., Xie, J., Peng, M., Wang, W., Guo, A., Xu, B., Guo, J., Chen, S., Wang, M., zhou, Y., Li, X., Li, R., Xiao, X., Wan, Z., An, F., Zhang, J., Leng, Q., Li, Y., Shi, H., Ming, R., Li, K. 2021. Resequencing of 388 cassava accessions identifies valuable loci and selection for variation in heterozygosity. Genome biology, 22: 1-23.

224. Ma, Y., Chen, S., Yu, H., Li, R., Lin, Z., Cai, M., Tang, M., Zhang, X. and Ming, R., 2021. Expression profiling of WRKY transcription factors in Spinach. Euphytica, 217:1-22.

223. Zhang, L., Ma, X., Zhang, X., Xu, Y., Ibrahim, A.K., Yao, J., Huang, H., Chen, S., Liao, Z., Zhang, Q., Niyitanga, S., Yu, J., Liu, Y. Xu, X., Wang, J.,Tao, A., Xu, J., Chen, S., Yang, X., He, Q., Lin, L., Fang, P., Zhang, L., Ming, R., Qi, J., Zhang, L. 2021. Reference genomes of the two cultivated jute species. Plant biotechnology journal, 19:2235-2248.

222. Liu, J., Chen, L.Y., Zhou, P., Liao, Z., Lin, H., Yu, Q. and Ming, R., 2021. Sex biased expression of hormone related genes at early stage of sex differentiation in papaya flowers. Horticulture research, 8.

221. Hu, W., Ji, C., Shi, H., Liang, Z., Ding, Z., Ye, J., Ou, W., Zhou, G., Tie, W., Yan, Y., Yang, J., Yang, X., Wei, Y., Jin, Z., Xie, J., Peng, M., Wang, W., Guo, A., Xu, B., Guo, J., Chen, S., Ma, L., Wang, M., Zhou, Y., Li, X., Li, R., Guo, S., Xiao, X., Wan, Z., An, F., Zhang, J., Leng, Q., Li, Y., Ming, R., Li, K. 2021. Allele-defined genome reveals biallelic differentiation during cassava evolution. Molecular Plant, 14(6), pp.851-854.

220. Zerpa-Catanho, D.P., Jatt, T. and Ming, R., 2021. Karyotype and genome size determination of Jarilla chocola, an additional sister clade of' Carica papaya. Plant Omics, 14:50-56.

219. Liao, Z., Zhang, X., Zhang, S., Lin, Z., Zhang, X. and Ming, R., 2021. Structural variations in papaya genomes. BMC genomics, 22:1-13.

218. Fatima, M., Ma, X., Zhou, P., Zaynab, M. and Ming, R., 2021. Auxin regulated metabolic changes underlying sepal retention and development after pollination in spinach. BMC plant biology, 21:1-15.

217. Wang, G., Chen, L., Tang, W., Wang, Y., Zhang, Q., Wang, H., Zhou, X., Wu, H., Guo, L., Dou, M. Liu, L., Wang, B., Lin, J., Xie, B., Wang, Z., Liu, Z., Ming, R.,   2021. Identifying a melanogenesis-related candidate gene by a high-quality genome assembly and population diversity analysis in Hypsizygus marmoreus. Journal of Genetics and Genomics, 48:75-87.

216. Dong, F., Lin, Z., Lin, J., Ming, R. and Zhang, W., 2021. Chloroplast genome of rambutan and comparative analyses in Sapindaceae. Plants, 10:283.

215. Zhang, X., Chen, S., Shi, L., Gong, D., Zhang, S., Zhao, Q., Zhan, D., Vasseur, L., Wang, Y., Yu, J. Liao, Z., Xu, X., Qi, R., Wang, W., Ma, Y., Wang, P., Ye, N., Ma, D., Shi, Y., Wang, H., Kong, W., Lin, J., Wei, L., Ma, Y., Li, R., Hu, G., He, H., Zhang, L., Ming, R., Wang, G., Tang, H., You, M. 2021. Haplotype-resolved genome assembly provides insights into evolutionary history of the tea plant Camellia sinensis. Nature Genetics, 53:1250-1259.

214.  Wang, L., Huang, Y., Liu, Z., He, J., Jiang, X., He, F., Lu, Z., Yang, S., Chen, P., Yu, H. Zeng, B., Ke, L., Xie, Z., Larkin, R.M., Jiang, D., Ming, R., Buckler, E.S., Deng, X., Xu, Q. 2021. Somatic variations led to the selection of acidic and acidless orange cultivars. Nature plants, 7(7), pp.954-965.

213.  Zhang, G., Ge, C., Xu, P., Wang, S., Cheng, S., Han, Y., Wang, Y., Zhuang, Y., Hou, X., Yu, T. Xu, X., Deng, S., Li, Q., Yang, Y., Yin, X., Wang, W., Liu, W., Zhang, C., Sun, X., Wang, Z., Ming, R., Dong, S., Ma, J., Zhang, X., Chen, C. 2021. The reference genome of Miscanthus floridulus illuminates the evolution of Saccharinae. Nature plants, 7:608-618.

212. Wang, R., Yang, Y., Jing, Y., Segar, S.T., Zhang, Y., Wang, G., Chen, J., Liu, Q.F., Chen, S., Chen, Y. and Cruaud, A., Ding, Y., Dunn, D., Gao, Q., Gilmartin, P.M., Jiang, K., Kjellberg, F., Li, H., Li, Y., Liu, J., Liu, M., Machado, C.A., Ming, R., Rasplu, J., Tong, X., Wen, P., Yang, H, Yang, J., Yin, Y., Zhang, X., Zhang, Y., Yu, H., Yue, Z., Compton, S.G., Chen, X. 2021. Molecular mechanisms of mutualistic and antagonistic interactions in a plant–pollinator association. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 5:974-986.

211. Liu, J., Han, J., Sharman, A., Wai, C.M., Ming, R., Yu, Q. 2021 Transcriptional regulation of dosage compensation in Carica papaya. Scientific Report. 11:5854. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-85480-3

210. Zerpa-Catanho, D., Zhang, X., Song, J., Hernandez, A.G., Ming, R. 2021. Ultra-long DNA molecule isolation from plant nuclei for ultra-long read genome sequencing. Star Protocols. 2:100343. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xpro.2021.100343

209. Dong, F., Z. Lin, J. Lin, R. Ming, W. Zhang. 2021. Chloroplast Genome of Rambutan and Comparative Analyses in Sapindaceae. Plants. 10:283. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10020283

208.  Gang, W., Zhang, X., Herre, E., McKey, D., Machado, D., Yu, W.B., Cannon, C., Arnold, M., Pereira, R., Ming, R., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Ma, D., Chen, J. 2021. Genomic evidence of prevalent hybridization throughout the evolutionary history of the fig-wasp pollination mutualism. Nature Communications. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-20957-3


207. Yu, L., Ma, X., Deng, B., Yue, J. and Ming, R., 2020. Construction of high-density genetic maps defined sex determination region of the Y chromosome in spinach. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 21:1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01723-4

206. De La Harpe, M., Paris, M., Hess, J., Barfuss, M.H.J., Serrano‐Serrano, M.L., Ghatak, A., Chaturvedi, P., Weckwerth, W., Till, W., Salamin, N. and Wai, C.M., Ming, R., Lexer, C.  2020. Genomic footprints of repeated evolution of CAM photosynthesis in a Neotropical species radiation. Plant, Cell & Environment. 43:2987-3001. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13847

205. Zhang, Q., Hua, X., Liu, H., Yuan, Y., Shi, Y., Wang, Z., Zhang, M., Ming, R. and Zhang, J., 2020. Evolutionary expansion and functional divergence of sugar transporters in Saccharum (S. spontaneum and S. officinarum). The Plant Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15076

204. Zerpa, D., Li, J., Ming, R. 2020. Genomic and morphological analyses of Sapindaceae species. Acta Horticulturae, DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2020.1293.18.

203. Wang, Y., Xin, H., Fan, P., Zhang, J., Liu, Y., Dong, Y., Wang, Z., Yang, Y., Zhang, Q., Ming, R. and Zhong, G.Y., Li, S., Liang, Z. 2020. The genome of Shanputao (Vitis amurensis) provides a new insight into cold tolerance of grapevine. The Plant Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15127

202. Fatima, M., Zhang, X., Lin, J., Zhou, P., Zhou, D. and Ming, R., 2020. Expression profiling of MADS-box gene family revealed its role in vegetative development and stem ripening in S. spontaneum. Scientific reports, 10:1-14. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-77375-6

201. Chen, D., Zhang, Q., Tang, W., Huang, Z., Wang, G., Wang, Y., Shi, J., Xu, H., Lin, L., Li, Z., Chi, W., Huang, L., Xia, J., Zhang, X., Guo, L., Wang, Y., Ma, P., Tang, J., Zhou, G., Liu, M., Liu, F., Hua, X., Wang, B., Shen, Q., Jiang, Q., Lin, J., Chen, X., Wang, H., Dou, M., Liu, L., Pan, H., Qi, Y., Wu, B., Fang, J., Zhou, Y., Cen, W., He, W., Zhang, Q., Xue, T., Lin, G., Zhang, W., Liu, Z., Qu, L., Wang, A., Ye, Q., Chen, J., Zhang, Y., Ming, R., Montagu, M., Tang, H., Peer, Y., Chen, Y., Zhang, J. 2020. The evolutionary origin and domestication history of goldfish (Carassius auratus). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117:29775-29785.  https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2005545117

200. Zhang, X., Wang, G., Zhang, S., Chen, S., Wang, Y., Wen, P., Ma, X., Shi, Y., Qi, R., Yang, Y., Liao, Z., Lin, J., Lin, J., Xu, H., Chen, X., Xu, X., Deng, F., Zhao, L., Lee, Y.-L., Wang, R., Chen, X.-Y., Lin, Y.-R., Zhang, J., Tang, H., Chen, J., Ming, R. 2020. Genomes of the Banyan Tree and Pollinator Wasp Provide Insights into Fig-Wasp Coevolution. Cell, 183:875-889. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2020.09.043

199. Liao, Q., Du, R., Gou, J., Guo, L., Shen, H., Liu, H., Nguyen, J.K., Ming, R., Yin, T., Huang, S. and Yan, J. 2020. The genomic architecture of the sex‐determining region and sex‐related metabolic variation in Ginkgo biloba. The Plant Journal.  104:1399-1409.     https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15009

198. Lin, Z., Zhou, P., Ma, X., Deng, Y., Liao, Z., Li, R. and Ming, R., 2020. Comparative analysis of chloroplast genomes in Vasconcellea pubescens A. DC. and Carica papaya L. Scientific reports, 10:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-72769-y

197. Yu, L., C. Liu, J. Li, B. Jia, X. Qi, R. Ming, G. Qin 2020 Identification of Candidate Auxin Response Factors Involved in Pomegranate Seed Coat Development. Front. Plant Sci. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.536530

196. Deng, Y., Zhang, X., Xie, B., Lin, L., Hsiang, T., Lin, X., Lin, Y., Zhang, X., Ma, Y., Miao, W. and Ming, R., 2020. Intra-specific comparison of mitochondrial genomes reveals host gene fragment exchange via intron mobility in Tremella fuciformis. BMC Genomics https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-06846-x

195. Fang, J, A. M. Wood, Y. Chen, J. Yue, and R. Ming. 2020 Genomic variation between PRSV resistant transgenic SunUp and its progenitor cultivar Sunset. BMC Genomics 21:1-21. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-06804-7

194. Zhou, P., X. Zhang, M. Fatima, X. Ma, H. Fang, H. Yan, R. Ming. 2020. DNA Methylome and Transcriptome Landscapes Revealed Differential Characteristics of Dioecious Flowers in Papaya. Hort Research. 7:21 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41438-020-0298-0

193. Cai, M., Lin, J., Li, Z., Lin, Z., Ma, Y., Wang, Y., & Ming, R. 2020. Allele specific expression of Dof genes responding to hormones and abiotic stresses in sugarcane. PloS one, 15(1), e0227716.  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0227716

192. Kattge, J, Bönisch, G, Díaz, S, et al. (724 authors) 2020. TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access. Glob Change Biol.  2020; 26: 119– 188. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14904

191. Zhang, X., M. Fatima, P. Zhou, Q. Ma, R. Ming, Ray. 2020. Analysis of MADS-box genes revealed modified flowering gene network and diurnal expression in pineapple. BMC Genomics. 21:8. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-6421-7.

190. Zhang, L., Y. Xu, X. Zhang, X. Ma,  L. Zhang, Z. Liao, Q. Zhang, X. Wan, Y. Cheng, J. Zhang, D. Li, L. Zhang, J. Xu, A. Tao, L. Lin, P. Fang, S. Chen, R. Qi, X. Xu, R. Ming. 2020. The genome of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) provides insights into bast fiber and leaf shape biogenesis. Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13341

189. Qin, G. C. Liu, J. Li, Y. Qi, Z. Gao, X. Zhang, X. Yi, H. Pan, R. Ming, Y. Xu. 2020. Diversity of metabolite accumulation patterns in inner and outer seed coats of pomegranate: exploring their relationship with genetic mechanisms of seed coat development. Horticulture research. 7:10. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41438-019-0233-4.

188. Chen, L., Y. Xin, C.M. Wai, J. Liu, R. Ming. 2020. The role of cis-elements in the evolution of crassulacean acid metabolism photosynthesis. Hort Research. 7:5. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41438-019-0229-0.


187. Zerpa-Catanho, D., J. Wai, M.-L. Wang, J. Nguyen, R. Ming. 2019 Differential gene expression among three sex types reveals a MALE STERILITY 1 (CpMS1) for sex differentiation in papaya. BMC Plant Biology 19: 545. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-019-2169-0

186. Wang, Y., X. Hua, J. Xu, Z. Chen, T. Fan, Z. Zeng, H. Wang, A. Hou, Q. Yu, R. Ming, J. Zhang. 2019. Comparative genomics revealed the gene evolution and functional divergence of magnesium transporter families in Saccharum. BMC Genomics. 20:83. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5437-3.

185. Wang, Y., R. Singh, E. Tong, M. Tang, L. Zheng, H. Fang, R. Li, L. Guo, J. Song, R. Srinivasan, A. Sharma, L. Lin, J.A. Trujillo, R. Manshardt, L.-Y. Chen, R. Ming, Q. Yu. 2019. Positional cloning and characterization of the papaya diminutive mutant reveal a truncating mutation in CpMMS19 gene. New Phytologist. 225: 2006-2021.  https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16325

184. Zhen Li, X. Hua, W. Zhong, Y. Yuan, Y. Wang, Z. Wang, R. Ming, J. Zhang. 2020. Genome-Wide Identification and Expression Profile Analysis ofWRKY Family Genes in the Autopolyploid Saccharum spontaneum. Plant cell Physiology 61:616-630. https://doi.org/10.1093/pcp/pcz227

183. Souza, G.M., M.-A.e Van Sluys, Ph.D; C.a G. Lembke, H. Lee, G. R. A. Margarido, C. T. Hotta, J. W. Gaiarsa, A. L. Diniz, M. de Medeiros Oliveira, S. de Siqueira Ferreira, M. Y. Nishiyama-Jr, F. ten Caten, G. T. Ragagnin, P. de Morais Andrade, R. F. de Souza, G. G. Nicastro, R. Pandya, C. Kim, H. Guo, A. M. Durham, M. S. Carneiro, J. Zhang, X. Zhang, Qing Zhang, R. Ming, M. Schatz, B. Davidson, A. Paterson, D. Heckerman, 2019. Assembly of the 373K gene space of the polyploid sugarcane genome reveals reservoirs of functional diversity in the world’s leading biomass crop. GigaScience https://doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/giz129

182. Zhou, P., M. Fatima, X. Ma, J. Liu, R. Ming. 2019. Auxin regulation involved in gynoecium morphogenesis of papaya flowers. Hort Research 6:119. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41438-019-0205-8

181. Tran, H, S. Kanzaki, L. Triest, I. Hormaza, J. K. Na, R. Ming, J. Bousquet, D. Khasa. 2019. Identification and genetic diversity analysis of lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) and wild forest relatives in the Sapindaceae from Vietnam using microsatellites. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. doi:10.1007/s10722-019-00837-y. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10722-019-00837-y

180. Chen, L.-Y., R. VanBuren, M. Paris, H. Zhou, X. C. M. Wai, H. Yan, S. Chen, M. Alonge, S. Ramakrishnan, Z. Liao, J. Liu, J. Lin, J. Yue, M. Fatima, Z. Lin, J. Zhang, L. Huang, H. Wang, T.-Y. Hwa, S.-M. Kao, J.Y. Choi, A. Sharma, J. Song, L. Wang, W.C. Yim, J.C. Cushman, R.E. Paull, T. Matsumoto, Y. Qin, Q. Wu, J. Wang, Q. Yu, J. Wu, S. Zhang, P. Boches, C.-W. Tung, M.-L. Wang, G. Coppens d’Eeckenbrugge, G.M. Sanewski, M.D. Purugganan, Michael Schatz, J.L. Bennetzen, C. Lexer, R. Ming. 2019. The bracteatus pineapple genome and domestication of clonally propagated crops. Nature Genetics. 511549–1558. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-019-0506-8

179. Wang, G., J. Lin, Y. Shi, X. Chang, Y. Wang, L. Guo, W. Wang, M. Dou, Y. Deng, R. Ming, J. Zhang. 2019 Mitochondrial genome in Hypsizygus marmoreus and its evolution in Dikarya. BMC genomics. 20:765. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-6133-z

178. Zhang, W., J. Lin, F. Dong, Q. Ma, S. Wu, X. Ma, M. Fatima, H. Jia, R. Ming. 2019 Genomic and Allelic Analyses of Laccase Genes in Sugarcane (Saccharum spontaneum L.). Tropical Plant Biology 12:219-229. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-019-09239-x

177. Lin, J., M. Zhu, M. Cai, W. Zhang, M. Fatima, H. Jia, F. Li, R. Ming. 2019. Identification and Expression Analysis of TCP Genes in Saccharum spontaneum L. Tropical Plant Biology 12:206-218. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-019-09238-y

176. Yan Shi, Huimin Xu, Qiaochu Shen, Jingxian Lin,Yongjun Wang, Xiuting Hua,Wei Yao, Qingyi Yu, Ray Ming, Jisen Zhang*. 2019 Comparative analysis of SUS gene family  between Saccharum officinarum and Saccharum spontaneum. Tropical Plant Biology. 12:174-185. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-019-09230-6

175. Ma, P., Y. Yuan, Q. Shen, Q. Jiang, X. Hua, Q. Zhang, M. Zhang, R. Ming, J. Zhang*. 2019. Evolution and Expression Analysis of Starch Synthase Gene Families in Saccharum spontaneum. Tropical Plant Biology. 12:158-173. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-019-09225-3

174. Wang, J., Y. Li, F. Zhu, R. Ming, L.-Q. Chen. 2019. Genome-Wide Analysis of Nitrate Transporter (NRT/NPF) Family in Sugarcane Saccharum spontaneum L. Tropical Plant Biology 12:133-149. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-019-09220-8

173. Wang, Y., X. Hua, J. Xu, Z. Chen, T. Fan, Z. Zeng, H. Wang, A.-L. Hour, Q. Yu, R. Ming, J. Zhang 2019. Comparative Genomics revealed the Gene Evolution and Functional Divergence of Magnesium Transporter Families in Saccharum. BMC Genomics. 20:83. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5437-3

172. Zhang, X., S. Zhang, Q. Zhao, R. Ming, H. Tang 2019. Assembly of allele-aware, chromosomal scale autopolyploid genomes based on Hi-C data. Nature Plants. 5:833-845. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-019-0487-8

171. Zhou, D., Y. Shen, P. Zhou, M. Fatima, J. Lin, J. Yue, X. Zgang, L.-Y. Chen, R Ming 2019. Papaya CpbHLH1/2 regulate carotenoid biosynthesis-related genes during papaya fruit ripening. Horticulture Reseaerch. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41438-019-0162-2

170. Zhu, F, R. Ming 2019. Global Identification and Expression Analysis of Pineapple Aquaporins Revealed Their Roles in CAM Photosynthesis, Boron Uptake and Fruit Domestication. Euphytica. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-019-2451-0

169.  Jatt, T., G.S. Markhand, L. Rayburn, R. Ming, M.A. Jatoi and A.A. Mirbahar. 2019. Karyotype variations among date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) cultivars of Sindh, Pakistan. Sarhad Journal of Agriculture, 35(3): 708-718. http://dx.doi.org/10.17582/journal.sja/2019/35.3.708.718

168. Zhuang*, W, H. Chen, M., Yang, J. Wang, W. Zhang, C. Zhang, M. K. Pandey, X. Zhang, L. Zhang, R. Tang, H. Tang, S. Wan, X. Wang, Z. Zhou, Y. Deng, Q. Yang, D. Wang, Y. Zheng, T.-C. Cai, K. Wu, B. Guo, J. Wang, Prasad Bajaj, S. Shan, X. Zhang, J. Li, F. Liang, B. Liao, Q.-Z. Liu, S. Liu, Z. Wang, D. Xie, A. Chitikineni, S. Yan, S. A. Khan, V. Garg, X. Li, N. Ali, Z. Luo, S. Zhang, R.-R. Zhuang, Z. Peng, S.-Y. Wang, G. Mamadou, Z. Wu, F. Xiong, Z. Zhao, C. Zhao, Y. Zhuang,1, Y. Tian, M. Yuan, Y. Li, H. Zhou, H. Xia, C.-J. Li, X. Wenping, K. Chen, J. Fan, S. Zhao, W. Chu, Y.  Chen, T. Zhou, G. He, L. Zha, Y. Zhao, C. Wang, L. Pan, A. H. Paterson, X. Wang*, R. Ming*, R. K Varshney* 2019 The genome of cultivated peanut provides insight into legume karyotypes, polyploid evolution and crop domestication. Nature Genetics 51:865-876. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-019-0402-2 (*co-corresponding author)

167. Wang, Y., Hua, X., Xu, J., Chen, Z., Fan, T., Zeng, Z., Wang, H., Hour, A.L., Yu, Q., Ming, R. and Zhang, J., 2019. Comparative genomics revealed the gene evolution and functional divergence of magnesium transporter families in Saccharum. BMC genomics, 20:83. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5437-3

166. Yang, X., Song, J., Todd, J., Peng, Z., Paudel, D., Luo, Z., Ma, X., You, Q., Hanson, E., Zhao, Z. and Zhao, Y., Zhang, J., Ming, R., Wang, J. 2019. Target enrichment sequencing of 307 germplasm accessions identified ancestry of ancient and modern hybrids and signatures of adaptation and selection in sugarcane (Saccharum spp.), a ‘sweet’crop with ‘bitter’genomes. Plant biotechnology journal, 17:488-498. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12992

165. Zhang, J., Q. Zhang, L. Li, H. Tang, Q. Zhang, Y. Chen, J. ArroX. Zhang, A. WangC. Miao, R. Ming. 2019. Recent Polyploidization Events in Three Saccharum Founding Species. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 17: 264-274. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12962

164. Zerpa, D.P. and R. Ming. 2019. Papaya sex chromosome evolution and domestication. Acta Horticulturae. 1250:18. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2019.1250.18

163. Nguyen, J.K. and R. Ming. 2019. The Papaya Genome Project: Fruitfu.l Insights, a Decade Later. Acta Horticulturae. 1250:16. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2019.1250.16


162. Zhang, J. X. Zhang., H. Tang, Q. Zhang, X. Hua, X. Ma, F. Zhu, T. Jones, X. Zhu, J. Bowers, C. M. Wai, C. Zheng, Y. Shi, S. Chen, X. Xu, J. Yue, D. Nelson, L. Huang, Z. Li, H. Xu, D. Zhou, Y. Wang, W. Hu, J. Lin, Y. Deng, N. Pandey, M. Mancini, D. Zerpa, J.K Nguyen, L. Wang, L. Yu, Y. Xin, L. Ge, J. Arro, J.O. Han, S. Chakrabarty, M. Pushko, W. Zhang, Y. Ma, P. Ma, M. Lv F. Chen, G. Zheng, J. Xu, Z. Yang, F. Deng, X. Chen, Z. Liao, X. Zhang, Z. Lin, H. Lin, H. Yan, Z. Kuang, W. Zhong, P. Liang, G. Wang, Y. Yuan, J. Shi, J. Hou, J. Lin, J. Jin, P. Cao, Q. Shen, Q. Jiang, P. Zhou,Y. Ma, X. Zhang, R. Xu, J. Liu, Y. Zhou, H. Jia, Q. Ma, R. Qi, Z. Zhang, S.R. Dhungana, S.E. Huss, X. Yang, A. Sharma, J.H. Trujillo, M.C. Martinez, M. Hudson, J.J. Riascos, M. Schuler, L.Q. Chen, D.M. Braun, L. Li, Q. Yu, J. Wang, K. Wang, M.C. Schatz, D. Heckerman, M.-A. Van Sluys, G.M. Souza, P.H. Moore, D. Sankoff, R. VanBuren, A.H. Paterson, C. Nagai, R. Ming 2018. Allele defined genome of the autopolyploid Saccharum spontaneum L. Nature Genetics, 50:1565-1573. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14904

161. Wadlington, W.H., R. Ming. 2018. Development of an X-specific marker and identification of YY individuals in spinach. Theor. Appl. Genet. 131:1987-1994. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-018-3127-1

160. Sharma, A., J. Song, Q. Lin, R. Singh, N. Ramos, K. Wang, J. Zhang, R. Ming, Q. Yu. 2018 Comparative analysis of homologous sequences of Saccharum officinarum and Saccharum spontaneum reveals independent polyploidization events. 9:1414. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01414

159. Liu, J.  L. Chathmanb, R. Aryalb, Q. Yu, R. Ming. 2018. Differential methylation and Expressionexpression Clone and characterize of CpHUA1papaya HUA1, Papaya Ortholog of HUA1-1in three sex types of papaya. Plant Sci. 272:99-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2018.04.001

158. Singh, R., T. Jones, C.M. Wai, J. Jifon, C. Nagai, R. Ming, Q. Yu. 2018. Transcriptomic analysis of transgressive segregants revealed the central role of photosynthetic capacity and efficiency in biomass accumulation in sugarcane. Scientific Report. 8:4415. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-22798-5

157. Xu, H., Q. Yu, Y. Shi, X. Hua, H. Tang, L. Yang, R. Ming, J. Zhang. 2018. PGD: Pineapple Genomics Database. Horticulture Research. 5:66. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41438-018-0078-2

156. Deng, Y., T. Hsiang, S. Li, L. Lin, Q. Wang, Q. Chen, B. Xie, R. Ming. 2018. Comparison of the Mitochondrial Genome Sequences of Six Annulohypoxylon stygium Isolates Suggests Short Fragment Insertions as a Potential Factor Leading to Larger Genomic Size. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9: 2079. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02079

155. Hu, W., X. Hua, Q. Zhang, J. Wang; Q. Shen, X. Zhang, K. Wang, Q. Yu; Y.-R. Lin, R. Ming; J. Zhang. 2018 New Insights into the Evolution and Functional Divergence of the SWEET family in Saccharum Based on Comparative Genomics. BMC Plant Biology. 18:270. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-018-1495-y

154. Dong, G., J. Shen, Q. Zhang, J. Wang, Q. Yu, R. Ming, K. Wang, J. Zhang. 2018. Development and applications of chromosome-specific cytogenetic BAC-FISH probes in S. spontaneum. Frontiers in Plant Science. 9:218. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.00218

153. Liu, H., X. Yang, Q. You, J. Song, L. Wang, J. Zhang, Z. Deng, R. Ming, J. Wang. 2018. Pedigree, marker recruitment, and genetic diversity of modern sugarcane cultivars in China and the United States. Euphytica 214:48. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-018-2127-1

152. Orozco-Arias, S., J. Liu, R. Tabares-Soto, D. Ceballos, D. S. Domingues, A. Garavito, R. Ming, R. Guyot. 2018. Inpactor, Integrated and Parallel Analyzer and Classifier of LTR Retrotransposons and its application for Pineapple LTR Retrotransposons diversity and dynamics. Biology. 7: 32. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology7020032

151. Wu, J., Y. Wang , J. Xu, S. S. Korban, Z. Fei, S. Tao , R. Ming, S. Tai, A. M. Khan, J. D. Postman, C. Gu, H. Yin, D. Zheng, K. Qi, Y. Li, R. Wang, C. H. Deng, S. Kumar, D. Chagné, X. Li , J. Wu , X. Huang, H. Zhang , Z. Xie, X. Li , M. Zhang , Y. Li , Z. Yue , X. Fang , J. Li , L. Li, C. Jin , M. Qin , J. Zhang, X Wu , Y. Ke, J. Wang, H. Yang, S. Zhang.  2018 Diversification and independent domestication of Asian and European pears. Genome Biology. 19:77. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13059-018-1452-y

150. Yang, X., J. Song, J. Todd , Z. Peng, D. Paudel, Z. Luo, X. Ma , Q. You, E. Hanson, Z. Zhao, Y. Zhao , J. Zhang, R. Ming, J. Wang. Target enrichment sequencing of 307 germplasm accessions identified ancestry of ancient and modern hybrids and signatures of adaptation and selection in sugarcane (Saccharum spp.), a ‘sweet’ crop with ‘bitter’ genomes. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12992

149. Sharma, A., J. Song, Q. Lin, Q., R. Singh, N. Ramos, K. Wang, J. Zhang, R. Ming, Q. Yu. 2018 Comparative Analysis of Homologous Sequences of Saccharum officinarum and Saccharum spontaneum Reveals Independent Polyploidization Events. Frontiers in Plant Science. 9: 1414. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01414

148. Zhu, F., C. M. Wai, J. Zhang, T.C. Jones, C. Nagai, R. Ming. 2018. Differential expression of hormone related genes between extreme segregants of a Saccharum interspecific F2 population. Euphytica 214: 55. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-018-2137-z

147. Liu, J., A. Sharma, M.J. Niewiara, R. Singh, R. Ming, Q. Yu. 2018. Papain-like cysteine proteases in Carica papaya: Lineage-specific gene duplication and expansion. BMC Genomics 19:26. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-017-4394-y


146. Wang, L., Zheng, Y., Ding, S., Zhang, Q., Chen, Y. and Zhang, J., 2017. Molecular cloning, structure, phylogeny and expression analysis of the invertase gene family in sugarcane. BMC plant biology, 17:109. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-017-1052-0

145. Bao, J., M. Chen, Z. Zhong, W. Tang, L. Lin, X. Zhang, H. Jiang, D. Zhang, C. Miao, H. Tang, J. Zhang, G. Lu, R. Ming, J. Norvienyeku*, B. Wang*, Z. Wang*. 2017. PacBio Sequencing Reveals Transposable Element as a Key Contributor to Genomic Plasticity and Virulence Variation in Magnaporthe oryzae. Molecular Plant. 10: 1465-1468. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molp.2017.08.008

144. Yang, X., R. Hu, H. Yin, J. Jenkins, S. Shu, H. Tang, D. Liu, D. A. Weighill1, W.C. Yim, J. Ha, K. Heyduk, D.M. Goodstein, H.B. Guo, R.C. Moseley, E. Fitzek, S. Jawdy, Z. Zhang, M. Xie, J. Hartwell, J. Grimwood, P.E. Abraham, R. Mewala, J.D. Beltrán, S.F. Boxall, L.V. Dever, K.J. Palla, R. Albion, T. Garcia, J. Mayer, S.D. Lim, C.M. Wai, P. Peluso, R. VanBuren, H.C. De Paoli, A.M. Borland, H. Guo, J.-G. Chen, W. Muchero, Y. Yin, D.A. Jacobson, T.J. Tschaplinski, R.L. Hettich, R. Ming, K. Winter, J.H. Leebens-Mack, J.A.C. Smith, J. Cushman, J. Schmutz, G.A. Tuskan. 2017. The Kalanchoë genome provides insights into convergent evolution and building blocks of crassulacean acid metabolism. Nature Communication. 8:1899. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-01491-7

143. Wai, C.M., J. Zhang, T. Jones, C. Nagai, R. Ming. 2017. Cell wall metabolism and hexose allocation contribute to biomass accumulation in high yielding extreme segregants of a Saccharum interspecific F2 population. BMC Genomics. 18:773. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-017-4158-8

142. Sharma, A., C.M. Wai, R. Ming, Q. Yu. 2017. Diurnal cycling transcription factors of pineapple revealed by genome-wide annotation and global transcriptomic analysis. Genome Biology and Evolution. 9:2170-2190. https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evx161

141. Shen, Y.H., B.G. Lu, L. Feng, F.Y. Yang, J.J. Geng, R. Ming, and X.J. Chen. 2017. Isolation of ripening-related genes from ethylene/1-MCP treated papaya through RNA-seq. BMC Genomics. 18:671. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-017-4072-0

140. Wai, C.M., R. VanBuren, J. Zhang, L. Huang, W. Miao, P. P. Edger, W.C. Yim, H. Priest, B. Meyers, T.C. Mockler, J.A.C. Smith, J. Cushman, R. Ming.  2017. Temporal and spatial transcriptomic and microRNA dynamics of CAM photosynthesis in pineapple. The Plant Journal. 92:19-30. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.13630

139. Qin, G., C. Xu, R. Ming, H. Tang, R. Guyot, E. M. Kramer, Y. Hu. X. Yi, Y. Qi, X. Xu, Z. Gao, H. Pan, J. Jian, Y. Tian, Z. Yue, Y. Xu.  2017. The pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) genome and the genomics of punicalagin biosynthesis. The Plant Journal. 91:1108-1128. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.13625

138. Xue, A., Z. Li, M. Cai, Q. Zhang, X. Zhang, R. Ming, J. Zhang 2017. Identification and Characterization of microRNAs from Saccharum officinarum L by Deep Sequencing. Tropical Plant Biology. 10:134-150. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-017-9190-y

137. Zhang, Q., M. Cai, X. Yu, L. Wang, C. Guo, R. Ming, J. Zhang 2017. Transcriptome dynamics of Camellia sinensis in response to continuous salinity and drought stress. Tree Genetics & Genomes, 13, 78. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11295-017-1161-9

136. Zeng, F., X. Lian, G. Zhang, X. Yu, C.A. Bradley, R. Ming. 2017. A comparative genome analysis of Cercospora sojina with other members of the pathogen genus Mycosphaerella on different plant hosts. Genomics DATA 350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gdata.2017.07.007

135. Zeng, F., C. Wang, G. Zhang, J. Wei, C.A. Bradley, R. Ming. 2017. Draft genome sequence of Cercospora sojina isolate S9, a fungus causing frogeye leaf spot (FLS) disease of soybean. Genomics DATA 12:79-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gdata.2017.02.014

134. Chen, Y., Q. Zhang, W. Hu, X. Zhang, L. Wang, X. Hua, Q. Yu, R. Ming, J. Zhang. 2017. Evolution and expression of the fructokinase gene family in Saccharum. BMC Genomics 18:197. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-017-3535-7

133.  Goldberg, E.E., S.P. Otto, J.C. Vamosi, I. Mayrose, N. Sabath, R. Ming, and T.-L. Ashman. 2017. Macroevolutionary synthesis of flowering plant sexual systems. Evolution. 71:898-912. https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.13181

132.  Liao, Z., Q. Yu, R. Ming. 2017. Development of male specific markers and identification of sex reversal mutants in papaya. Euphytica. 213:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-016-1806-z


131.  VanBuren, R., C. M. Wai, J. Zhang, J. Han, J. Arro, Z. Lin, Z. Liao, Q. Yu, M.-L. Wang, F. Zee, R. C. Moore, D. Charlesworth, R. Ming 2016. Extremely low nucleotide diversity in the X-linked region of papaya caused by a strong selective sweep.  Gneome Biology.  17:230. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13059-016-1095-9

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128. Zhang, X., Liang, P. and Ming, R., 2016. Genome-Wide Identification and Characterization of Nucleotide-Binding Site (NBS) Resistance Genes in Pineapple. Tropical Plant Biology. 9:187-199. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-016-9178-z

127. Zheng, Y., Li, T., Xu, Z., Wai, C.M., Chen, K., Zhang, X., Wang, S., Ji, B., Ming, R. and Sunkar, R., 2016. Identification of microRNAs, phasiRNAs and Their Targets in Pineapple. Tropical Plant Biology. 9:176-186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-016-9173-4

126. Wai, C.M., Powell, B., Ming, R. and Min, X.J., 2016. Genome-Wide Identification and Analysis of Genes Encoding Proteolytic Enzymes in Pineapple. Tropical Plant Biology. 9:161-175. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-016-9172-5

125. Wai, C.M., Powell, B., Ming, R. and Min, X.J., 2016. Analysis of Alternative Splicing Landscape in Pineapple (Ananas comosus). Tropical Plant Biology. 9:150-160. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-016-9168-1

124. Singh, R., Ming, R. and Yu, Q., 2016. Comparative Analysis of GC Content Variations in Plant Genomes. Tropical Plant Biology. 9:136-149. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-016-9165-4

123. Zhang, J., A. Sharma, Q. Yu, J. Wang, L. Li, L. Zhu, X. Zhang, Y, Chen, R. Ming. 2016 Comparative structural analysis of Bru1 region homeologs in Saccharum spontaneum and S. officinarum. BMC Genomics. 17:446. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-016-2817-9

122. Fang, J., A. Lin,W. Qiu,H. Cai,M. Umar,R.i Chen,R. Ming. 2016. Transcriptome profiling revealed stress-induced and disease resistance genes up-regulated in PRSV resistant transgenic papaya. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:855. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.00855

121. Zhang, Q., Hu, W., Zhu, F., Wang, L., Yu, Q., Ming, R. and Zhang, J., 2016. Structure, phylogeny, allelic haplotypes and expression of sucrose transporter gene families in Saccharum. BMC genomics, 17:1. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-016-2419-6

120. Fang, J., C. Miao, R. Chen, R. Ming. 2016. Genome-wide comparative analysis of microsatellites in pineapple. Tropical Plant Biology. 9:117-135. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12042-016-9163-6

119. Arro, J., J.-W. Park, C. M. Wai, R. VanBuren, Y.-B. Pan, C. Nagai, J. da Silva, R. Ming. 2016. Balancing selection contributed to domestication of autopolyploid sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.). Euphytica.  209:477-493. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-016-1672-8

118. Fang, J., A. Woods, R. Chen, R. Ming. 2016. Molecular basis of off-type microsatellite markers in papaya. Euphytica. 209:323-339. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-015-1630-x


117. Zhang, L., Ming, R., Zhang, J., Tao, A., Fang, P., & Qi, J. 2015. De novo transcriptome sequence and identification of major bast-related genes involved in cellulose biosynthesis in jute (Corchorus capsularis L.). BMC genomics, 16(1), 1062.

116. Ming, R., R. VanBuren, C. M. Wai, H. Tang, M.C. Schatz, J. E. Bowers, E. Lyons, M.-L. Wang, J. Chen, E. Biggers, J. Zhang, L. Huang, L. Zhang, W. Miao, J. Zhang, Z. Ye, C. Miao, Z. Lin, H. Wang, H. Zhou, W. C. Yim, H. D. Priest, C. Zheng, M. Woodhouse, P. P. Edger, R. Guyot, H.-B. Guo, H. Guo, G. Zheng, R. Singh, A. Sharma, X. Min, Y. Zheng, H. Lee, J. Gurtowski, F. J. Sedlazeck, A. Harkess, M. R. McKain, Z. Liao, J. Fang, J. Liu, X. Zhang, Q. Zhang, W. Hu, Y. Qin, K. Wang, L.-Y. Chen, N. Shirley, Y.-R. Lin, L.-Y. Liu, A. G. Hernandez, C. L. Wright, V. Bulone, G. A. Tuskan, K. Heath, F. Zee, P. H. Moore, R. Sunkar, J. H. Leebens-Mack, T. Mockler, J. L. Bennetzen, M. Freeling, D. Sankoff, A. H. Paterson, X. Zhu, X. Yang,  J. A. C. Smith, J. C. Cushman, R.E. Paull, Q. Yu. 2015. The pineapple genome and the evolution of CAM photosynthesis. Nature Genetics. 47:1435-1442 (Cover article).

115.  Sabath, N, E. Goldberg, L. Glick, M. Einhorn, T.-L. Ashman, R.  Ming, S.P. Otto, J. Vamosi, I. Mayrose. 2015 Dioecy does not consistently accelerate or slow lineage diversification across multiple genera of angiosperms. New Phytologist. 209:1290-1300.

114. Davis, S.C., R. Ming, D. LeBauer, and S.P. Long 2015. Toward systems-level analysis of agricultural production from crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM): scaling from cell to commercial production. New Phytologist. 208:66-72.

113. Yang, X., Cushman, J. C., Borland, A. M., Edwards, E. J., Wullschleger, S. D., Tuskan, G. A., Griffiths, H., Smith, J.A.C., De Paoli, H.C., Weston, D.J., Cottingham, R., Hartwell, J., Davis, S.C., Silveria, K., Ming, R., Schlaugh, K., Abraham, P., Stewart, R. J., Guo, H.-B., Albion, R., Ha, J., Lim, Sung D., Wone, B.W.M., Yim, W.C., Garcia, T., Mayer, J.A., Petereit, J., Nair, S. S., Casey, E., Hettich, R.L., Ceusters, J., Ranjan, P., Palla, K..J., Yin, H., Reyes-Garcia, C., Andrade, J. L., Freschi, L., Dever, L.V., Boxall, S.F., Walker, J., Davies, J., Bupphada, P., Kadu, N., Winter, K., Sage, R. F., Aguilar, C.N., Schmutz, J., Jenkins, J. & Holtum, J. A. (2015). A roadmap for research on crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) to enhance. New Phytologist. 207:491-504

112. VanBuren, R., F. Zeng, C. Chen, J Zhang, C.M. Wai, J. Han, R. Aryal, A.R. Gschwend, J. Wang, J.K. Na, L. Huang, L. Zhang, W. Miao, J. Gou, J. Arro, R. Guyot, R.C. Moore, M. Wang, F. Zee, D. Charlesworth, P.H. Moore, Q. Yu, R. Ming. 2015. Origin and domestication of papaya Yh chromosome. Genome Research, 25:524-533.

111. Tang, H, X Zhang, C Miao, J. ZhangR. Ming, JC Schnable, PS Schnable, E Lyons, J Lu 2015. ALLMAPS: Robust scaffold ordering based on multiple maps. Genome Biology. 16:3 

110. Ming, R. C.M. Wai 2015. Assembling allopolyploid genomes: no longer formidable. Genome Biology. 16:27

109. Leisner, C, R. Ming, and E.A. Ainsworth. 2015. Distinct transcriptional profiles of ozone stress in soybean flowers, pods and leaves. BMC Plant Biology. 14:335.

108. Iovene, M., Yu, Q., Ming, R. and Jiang, J., 2015. Evidence for emergence of sex- determining gene (s) in a centromeric region in Vasconcellea parviflora. Genetics, 199:413-421.


107. Zeng, F., G. Zhang,G. Olaya, J. Wullschleger, H. Sierotzki, R. Ming, C. A. Bradley. 2014. Characterization of quinone outside inhibitor fungicide resistance in Cercospora sojina and development of diagnostic tools for its identification. Plant Disease. 99:544-550.

106. Zeng, F., Q. Yu, S. Hou, P. H. Moore, M. Alam, R. Ming. 2014. Features of transcriptome in trioecious papaya revealed by a large-scale sequencing of ESTs and comparative analysis of higher plants. Plant Omics. 7:450-460.

105. Denoeud, F., L. Carretero-Paulet, A. Dereeper, G. Droc, R. Guyot, M. Pietrella, C. Zheng, A. Alberti, F. Anthony, G. Aprea, JM. Aury, P. Bento, M. Bernard, S. Bocs, C. Campa, A. Cenci, M. Combes, D. Crouzillat, C. Da Silva, L. Daddiego, F. De Bellis, S. Dussert, O. Garsmeur, T. Gayraud, V. Guignon, K. Jahn, V. Jamilloux, T. Jo&ueml;t, K. Labadie, T. Lan, J. Leclercq, M. Lepelley, T. Leroy, LT. Li, P. Librado, L. Lopez, A. Muñoz, B. Noel, A. Pallavicini, G. Perrotta, V. Poncet, D. Pot, Priyono, M. Rigoreau, M. Rouard, J. Rozas, C. Tranchant-Dubreuil, R. VanBuren, Q. Zhang, AC. Andrade, X. Argout, B. Bertrand, A. de Kochko, G. Graziosi, RJ. Henry, Jayarama, R. Ming, C. Nagai, S. Rounsley, D. Sankoff, G. Giuliano, VA. Albert, P. Wincker, P. Lashermes. 2014. The coffee genome provides insight into the convergent evolution of caffeine biosynthesis.  Science 345, 1181-1184.

104. The Tree of Sex Consortium. 2014. Sex determination: Why so many ways of doing it? PLoS Biology, 12(7): e1001899.

103. Zhang, Q., L. Li, R. VanBuren, Y. Liu, M. Yang, L. Xu, J. E. Bowers, C. Zhong, Y. Han, S. Li, R. Ming. 2014 Optimization of linkage mapping strategy and construction of a high-density American lotus linkage map. BMC Genomics 15: 372.

102. Berdan, E.L., Kozak, G.M., Ming, R. Rayburn, A.L., Kiehart, R., and Fuller, R.C.  2014. Insight into genomic changes accompanying divergence: genetic linkage maps and synteny of Lucania goodei and L. parva reveal a Robertsonian fusion.  G3: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics. doi: 10.1534/g3.114.012096.

101. The Tree of Sex Consortium. 2014. Tree of Sex: A database of sexual systems. Scientific Data 1.

100. Zhang, J. J. Liu, R. Ming. 2014. Genomic analysis of pineapple. Journal of Experimental Botany 65:3395-3404.

99. Zhang, J. A. Boualem, A. Bendahmane, R. Ming. 2014. Genomics of sex determination. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 18:110-116.

99. Na, J.K., J. Wang,R. Ming.2014. Accumulation of interspersed and sex-specific repeats in the non-recombining region of papaya sex chromosomes. BMC Genomics. 15:335.

97. Aryal, R., G. Jagadeeswaran, Y. Zheng, Q. Yu, R. Sunkar, R. Ming. 2014. Sex specific expression and distribution of small RNAs in papaya. BMC Genomics. 15:20.. BMC Genomics. 15:20.

96. Han, J., J.E. Murray, Q. Yu, P.H. Moore, R. Ming. 2014. The effects of gibberellic acid on sex expression and secondary sexual characteristics in papaya. HortScience 49:378-383.

95. Aryal, R., R. Ming 2014. Sex determination in flowering plants: Papaya as a model system. Plant Sci. 218:56-62.


94. Wang, J., S. Nayak, K. Koch, R. Ming. 2013.  Carbon partitioning in sugarcane (Saccharum species).   Frontiers in Plant Biotechnology. 4:201

93. Xin, H., J. Zhang, W. Zhu, N. Wang, P. Fang, Y. Han, R. Ming, S. Li. 2013. The effects of artificial selection on sugar metabolism and transporter genes in grape. Tree Genetics & Genomes. 9:1343-1349.

92. Zhang, J., J. Arro, Y. Chen, R. Ming. 2013. Haplotype analysis of sucrose synthase gene family in three Saccharum species. BMC Genomics. 14:314.

91. VanBuren, R., B. Walters, R. Ming, X.J. Min. 2013. Analysis of expressed sequence tags and alternative splicing genes in sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.). Plant Omics Journal. 6:311-317.

90. Lum, G., R. VanBuren, R. Ming, X.J. Min. 2013. Secretome Prediction and Analysis in Sacred Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.).Tropical Plant Biology. 6:131-137.

89. Zheng, Y., G. Jagadeeswaran, K. Gowdu, N. Wang,S. Li, R. Ming, R. Sunkar. 2013. Genome-Wide Analysis of MicroRNAs in Sacred Lotus, Nelumbo nucifera (Gaertn). Tropical Plant Biology. 6:117-130.

88. Jia, R.Z., R. Ming, Y.J. Zhu. 2013. Genome-Wide Analysis of Nucleotide-Binding Site (NBS) Disease Resistance (R) Genes in Sacred Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.) Reveals Their Transition Role During Early Evolution of Land Plants. Tropical Plant Biology. 6:98-116.

87. Singh,R., R. Ming, Q. Yu. 2013. Nucleotide Composition of the Nelumbo nucifera Genome. Tropical Plant Biology. 6:85-97.

86. Ming R, VanBuren R, Liu Y, Yang M, Han Y, Li LT, Zhang Q, Kim MJ, Schatz MC, Campbell M, Li J, Bowers JE, Tang H, Lyons E, Ferguson AA, Narzisi G, Nelson DR, Blaby-Haas CE, Gschwend AR, Jiao Y, Der JP, Zeng F, Han J, Min X, Hudson KA, Singh R, Grennan AK, Karpowicz SJ, Watling JR, Ito K, Robinson SA, Hudson ME, Yu Q, Mockler TC, Carroll A, Zheng Y, Sunkar R,1 Jia R, Chen N, Arro J, Wai CM, Wafula E, Spence A, Han Y, Xu L, Zhang J, Peery R, Haus MJ, Xiong W, Walsh JA, Wu J, Wang ML, Zhu YJ, Paull RE, Britt AB, Du C, Downie SR, Schuler, MA, Michael TP, Long SP, Ort DR, Schopf JW, Gang DR, Jiang N, Yandell M, dePamphilis CW, Merchant SS, Paterson AH, Buchanan BB, Li S, J. Shen-Miller. 2013. Genome of the long-living sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.). Genome Biology. 14:R41

85. VanBuren, R., R. Ming. 2013. Dynamic transposable element accumulation in the nascent sex chromosomes of papaya. Mobile Genetic Elements, 3, e23462

84. Aryal, R., X. Yang, Q. Yu, R. Sunkar, L. Li, R. Ming. 2013. Asymmetric purine-pyrimidine distribution in cellular small RNA population of papaya. BMC Genomics. 13:682

83. Gschwend, A.R., C.M.Wai, F.Zee • A.K. Arumuganathan, R. Ming. 2013. Genome size variation among sex types in dioecious and trioecious Caricaceae species. Euphytica. 189: 461-469.

82. Zhu, L., J. Zhang, Y. Chen, H. Pan, R. Ming. 2013. Identification and genes expression analysis of  ATP-dependent phosphofructokinase family members among three Saccharum species. Functional Plant Biology. DOI:10.1071/FP12182.

81. Wu J, Wang Z, Shi Z, Zhang S, Ming R, Zhu S, Khan MA, Tao S, Korban SS, Wang H, Chen NJ, Nishio T, Xu X, Cong L, Qi K, Huang X, Wang Y, Zhao X, Wu J, Deng C, Gou C, Zhou W, Yin H, Qin G, Sha Y, Tao Y, Chen H, Yang Y, Song Y, Zhan D, Wang J, Li L, Dai M, Gu C, Wang Y, Shi D, Wang X, Zhang H, Zeng L, Zheng D, Wang C, Chen M, Wang G, Xie L, Sovero V, Sha S, Huang W, Zhang S, Zhang M, Sun J, Xu L, Li Y, Liu X, Li Q, Shen J, Wang J, Paull RE, Bennetzen JL, Wang J, Zhang S. 2013. The genome of the pear (Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd.). Genomo Res. 23:396-408.

80. Wai, C.M., P. H. Moore, R. E. Paull, R. Ming, Q. Yu. 2013. An integrated cytogenetic and physical map reveals unevenly distributed recombination spots along the papaya sex chromosomes. Chromosome Res. 20: 753-767.


79. Bradley, C. A., A. Wood, G. R. Zhang, J. E. Murray, D. V. Phillips, R. Ming. 2012. Genetic diversity of Cercospora sojina revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphism markers. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 34:410–416.

78. Yang M, Han Y, VanBuren R, Ming R, Xu L, Han Y, Liu Y. 2012 Genetic linkage maps for Asian and American lotus constructed using novel SSP markers derived from the genome of sequenced cultivar. BMC genomics 13(1) 653

77. Wang, J., J.-K. Na, Q. Yu, A. R. Gschwend, J. Han, F. Zeng, R. Aryal, R. VanBuren, J.E. Murray1, W. Zhang, R.N. Pérez, F.A. Feltus, C. Lemke, E. J. Tong, C. Chen, C.M. Wai, R. Singh, M.-L. Wang, X. Min, M. Alam, D. Charlesworth, P.H. Moore, J. Jiang, A. H. Paterson, R. Ming. 2012. Sequencing papaya X and Yh chromosomes revealed molecular basis of incipient sex chromosome evolution. PNAS. 109:13710-13715.

76. Gschwend, A.R., Q. Yu, E.J. Tong, F. Zeng, J. Han, R. VanBuren, R. Aryal, D. Charlesworth, P.H. Moore, A.H. Paterson, R. Ming. 2012. Rapid divergence and expansion of the X chromosome in papaya. PNAS. 109:13716-13721.

75. Zhang, J., C. Nagai, Q. Yu, Y.-B. Pan, T. Ayala-Silva, R. J. Schnell, J. C. Comstock, A. K. Arumuganathan, R. Ming. 2012. Genome size variation in three Saccharum species. Euphytica.  185:511–519.

74. Ming, R., Q. Yu, P. H. Moore, R. E. Paull, N. J. Chen, M.-Li Wang, Y. J. Zhu, M. A. Schuler, J. Jiang, A. H. Paterson. 2012. Genome of papaya, a fast growing tropical fruit tree. Tree Genet. Genomics. 8:445–462.

73. Swaminathan, K., W. B. Chae, T. Mitros, K. Varala, L. Xie, A. Barling, K Glowacka, M. Hall, S. Jezowski, R. Ming, M. Hudson, J. A. Juvik, S. P. Moose, D. S. Rokhsar. 2012. Deep sequencing identifies markers for a framework genetic map and reveals recent allotetraploidy in Miscanthus. BMC Genomics. 13:142.

72. Gschwend, A.R., L.A. Weingartner, R.C. Moore, R. Ming. 2012. The sex-specific region of sex chromosomes in animals and plants. Chromosome Research 20:57–69.

71. James, B., C. Chen, A. Rudolph, K. Swaminathan, J. Murray, J.-K. Na, A. Spence, B. Smith, M. Hudson, S. Moose, R. Ming. 2012 Development of microsatellite markers in autopolyploid sugarcane and comparative analysis of conserved microsatellites in sorghum and sugarcane. Mol Breeding 30:661-119.

70. Na, J.-K., J, Wang, J. E. Murray, A. R. Gschwend, W. Zhang, Q. Yu, R. N. Pérez, F. A. Feltus, C. Chen, Z.Kubat, P. H. Moore, J. Jiang, A. H. Paterson, R. Ming 2012 Construction of physical maps for the sex-specific regions of papaya sex chromosomes. BMC Genomics. 13:176.

69. Blas, A.L., Q. Yu, O.J. Veatch, R.E. Paull, P.H. Moore, R. Ming. 2012 Genetic mapping of quantitative trait loci controlling fruit size and shape in papaya. Mol Breeding 29:457–466


68. VanBuren, R., J. Li, F. Zee, J. Zhu, C. Liu, A. K. Arumuganathan, R. Ming. 2011. Longli is not a Hybrid of Longan and Lychee as Revealed by Genome Size Analysis and Trichome Morphology. Tropical Plant Biology 4:228-236.

67. Souza G. M., A. D’Hont, B. Potier, H. Berges, J. E. Ferreira, M. Vincentz, R. Ming, R. Henry, R. Casu, M.-A. Van Sluys, A. Paterson. 2011. The Sugarcane Genome Sequencing Initiative: Strategies for Sequencing a Highly Complex Genome. Tropical Plant Biology 4:145-156.

66. Brewbaker, J. L., S. K. Kim, Y. S. So, M. Logrono, H. G. Moon, R. Ming, X. Lu, A. D. Josue. 2011. General Resistance in Maize to Souther Rust (Puccinia polysora Undeerw.).  Crop Sci. 51:1393-1409.

65. Yu, Q., R, Guyot, A. de Kochko, A. Byers, R. Navajas-Pérez, B. J. Langston, C. Dubreuil-Tranchant, A. H. Paterson, V. Poncet, C. Nagai, R. Ming. 2011. Microcolinearity and genome evolution in the vicinity of an ethylene receptor gene of cultivated diploid and allotetraploid coffee species. The Plant Journal 67:305-317.

64. Ming, R., A. Bendahmane, S. S. Renner  2011. Sex chromosomes in land plants.  Annual Review of Plant Biology 62:485-514.

63. Gschwend, A.R., P. Moore, Q. Yu, C. Saski, C. Chen, J. Wang, J.-K. Na, R. Ming. 2011.  Construction of papaya male and female BAC libraries and application in physical mapping of the sex chromosomes. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology doi:10.1155/2011/929472.


62. Wu, X., J. Wang, J.-K. Na, Q. Yu, R. C. Moore, F. Zee, S. C. Huber, R. Ming. 2010. The Origin of the non-recombining region of sex chromosomes in Carica and Vasconcellea. The Plant Journal 63:801-810.

61. Zhang, W., Wai, C.M., Ming, R., Yu, Q., and  Jiang, J. 2010. Integration of genetic and cytological maps and development of a pachytene chromosome-based karyotype in papaya. Tropical Plant Biology 3:166-170.

60. Wai, C.M., Ming. R., Moore, P.H., Paull, R.E., Yu, Q. 2010. Development of chromosome-specific cytogenetic markers and merging of broken linkage groups in papaya. Tropical Plant Biology 3:171-181.

59. Wang, J., B. Roe, S. Macmil, Q. Yu, J. E. Murray, H. Tang, C. Chen, F. Najar, G. Wiley, J. Bowers, M.-A. Van Sluys, D. S. Rokhsar, M. E. Hudson, S. P. Moose, A. H. Paterson, R. Ming. 2010. Microcollinearity between autopolyploid sugarcane and diploid sorghum genomes. BMC Genomics 11(1):261.

58. Blas, A. L., R. Ming, Z. Liu, O. J. Veatch, R. E. Paull, P. H. Moore, Q. Yu. 2010. Cloning of papaya chromoplast specific lycopene β-cyclase, CpCYC-b, controlling fruit flesh color reveals conserved microsynteny and a recombination hotspot. Plant Physiology 152:2013-2022.

57. de Kochko, A,  S. Akaffou, A. Andrade, C. Campa, D. Crouzillat, R. Guyot, P. Hamon, R. Ming, L. A. Mueller, V. Poncet, C. Tranchant-Dubreuil, S. Hamon. 2010. Advances in Coffea Genomics. Advances in Botanical Research 53:24-63.  

56. Swaminathan, K., M. Alabady, K. Varala, E. De Paoli, I. Ho,  D. Rokhsar, A. K. Arumuganathan, R. Ming , P. J. Green, B. C. Meyers, S. P. Moose, M. E. Hudson. 2010. Genomic and small RNA sequencing of Miscanthus x giganteus shows the utility of sorghum as a reference genome sequence for Andropogoneae grasses. Genome Biology 11(2):R12.


55. Yu, Q., E. Tong, R. L. Skelton, J. E. Bowers, M. R. Jones, J. E. Murray, S. Hou, P. Guan, R. A. Acob, M.-C. Luo, P. H. Moore, M. Alam, A. H. Paterson, R. Ming. 2009. A physical map of the papaya genome with integrated genetic map and genome sequence. BMC Genomics 10:371.

54. Blas, A.L., Q. Yu, C. Chen, O. Veatch, P. H. Moore, R. E. Paull, R. Ming. 2009. Enrichment of a papaya high-density genetic map with AFLP markers. Genome 52:716-725.

53. Lam, E., J. Shine Jr, J. da Silva, M. Lawton, S. Bonos, M. Calvino, H. Carrer, M. C. Silva-Filho, N. Glynn, Z. Helsel, J. Ma, E. Richard Jr., G. Souza, R. Ming. 2009. Improving Sugarcane for Biofuel: Engineering for an even better feedstock. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 1:251-255.

52. Porter, B.W., M. Paidi, R. Ming, M. Alam, W.T. Nishijima, Y.J. Zhu. 2009. Genome-wide analysis of Carica papaya reveals a small NBS resistance gene family. Mol. Genet. Genomics 281:609-626.

51. Paterson, A.H. J.E. Bowers, R. Bruggmann, I. Dubchak, J. Grimwood, H. Gundlach, G. Haberer, U. Hellsten, T. Mitros, A. Poliakov, J. Schmutz, M. Spannagl, H. Tang, X. Wang, T. Wicker, A.K. Bharti, J. Chapman, F.A. Feltus, U. Gowik, I.V. Grigoriev, E. Lyons, C.A. Maher, M. Martis, A. Narechania, R.P. Otillar, B.W. Penning, A.A. Salamov, Y. Wang, L. Zhang, N.C. Carpita, M. Freeling, A.R. Gingle, C.T. Hash, B. Keller, P. Klein, S. Kresovich, M.C. McCann, R. Ming, D.G. Peterson, Mehboob-ur-Rahman, D. Ware, P. Westhoff, K. F. X. Mayer, J. Messing, D. S. Rokhsar. 2009. The Sorghum bicolor genome and the diversification of grasses. Nature 457:551-556.


50. Lyons, E., B. Pedersen, J. Kane, M. Alam, R. Ming, H. Tang, X. Wang, J. Bowers, A. Paterson, D. Lisch, M. Freeling. 2008. Finding and Comparing Syntenic Regions among Arabidopsis and the Outgroups Papaya, Poplar, and Grape: CoGe with Rosids. Plant Physiology 148:1772-1781.

49. Nelson, D. R., R. Ming, M. Alam, M. A. Schuler. 2008. Comparison of cytochrome P450 genes from six plant genomes. Tropical Plant Biology 1:216-235.

48. Paull, R. E., B. Irikura, P. Wu, H. Turano, N. J. Chen, A. Blas, J. K. Fellman, A. R. Gschwend, C. M. Wai, Q. Yu, G. Presting, M. Alam, R. Ming. 2008. Fruit development, ripening and quality related genes in the papaya genome. Tropical Plant Biology 1:246-277 (Cover article).

47. Wang, J., C. Chen, J.-K. Na, Q. Yu, S. Hou, R. E. Paull, P. H. Moore, M. Alam, R. Ming.  2008. Genome-wide comparative analysis of microsatellites in papaya. Tropical Plant Biology 1:278-292.

46. Suzuki, J. Y., S. Tripathi, G. A. Fermín, F.-J. Jan, S. Hou, H. Saw, C. M. Ackerman, Q. Yu, M. C. Schatz, K. Y. Pitz, M. Yépes, M. M. M. Fitch, R. M. Manshardt, J. L. Slightom, S. A. Ferreira, S. L. Salzberg, M. Alam, R. Ming, P. H. Moore, D. Gonsalves. 2008. Characterization of insertion sites in Rainbow papaya, the first commercialized transgenic fruit crop. Tropical Plant Biology 1:293-309.

45. Freeling, M., E. Lyon, B. Pedersen, M. Alam, R. Ming, D. Lisch. 2008. Many or most genes in Arabidopsis transposed after the origin of the order Brassicales. Genome Research 18:1924-1937.

44. Zhang, W., X. Wang, Q. Yu, R. Ming, J. Jiang. 2008. DNA methylation and heterochromatinization in the male-specific region of the primitive Y chromosome of papaya. Genome Research 18:1938-1943 (Cover article).

43. Tang, H., X. Wang, J. E. Bowers, R. Ming, M. Alam, A. H. Paterson. 2008. Unraveling ancient hexaploidy through multiply aligned angiosperm gene maps. Genome Research 18:1944-1954.

42. Nagarajan, N., R. Navajas-Pérez, M. Pop, M. Alam, R. Ming, A. H. Paterson, S. L. Salzberg. 2008. Genome-wide analysis of repetitive elements in papaya. Tropical Plant Biology 1:191-201.

41. Tang, H., J. E. Bowers, X. Wang, R. Ming, M. Alam, A. H. Paterson. 2008. Synteny and colinearity in plant genomes. Science 320:486-488.

40. Ming, R., S. Hou, Y. Feng, Q. Yu, A. Dionne-Laporte, J. H. Saw, P. Senin, W. Wang, B. V. Ly, K. L. T. Lewis, S. L. Salzberg, L. Feng, M. R. Jones, R. L. Skelton, J. E. Murray, C. Chen, W. Qian, J. Shen, P. Du, M. Eustice, E. Tong, H. Tang, E. Lyons, R. E. Paull, T. P. Michael, K. Wall, D. Rice, H. Albert, M.-L. Wang, Y. J. Zhu, M. Schatz, N. Nagarajan, R. Acob, P. Guan, A. Blas, C. M. Wai, C. M. Ackerman, Y. Ren, C. Liu, J. Wang, J. Wang, J.-K. Na, E. V. Shakirov, B. Haas, J. Thimmapuram, D. Nelson, X. Wang, J. E. Bowers, A. R. Gschwend, A. L. Delcher, R. Singh, J. Y. Suzuki, S. Tripathi, K. Neupane, H. Wei, B. Irikura, M. Paidi, N. Jiang, W. Zhang, G. Presting, A. Windsor, R. Navajas-Pérez, M. J. Torres, F. A. Feltus, B. Porter, Y. Li, A. M. Burroughs, M.-C. Luo, L. Liu, D. A. Christopher, S. M. Mount, P. H. Moore, T. Sugimura, J. Jiang, M. A. Schuler, V. Friedman, T. Mitchell-Olds, D. E. Shippen, C. W. dePamphilis, J. D. Palmer, M. Freeling, A. H. Paterson, D. Gonsalves, L. Wang, M. Alam. 2008.  The draft genome of the transgenic tropical fruit tree papaya (Carica papaya Linnaeus). Nature 452:991-996 (Cover article).

39. Yu, Q., D. Steiger, E. Kramer, P.H. Moore, R. Ming. 2008. Floral MADS-Box genes in trioecious papaya: Characterization of AG and AP1 subfamily genes revealed a sex-type-specific gene. Tropical Plant Biology 1:97-107.

38. Paterson, A.H, P. Felker, S. P. Hubbell, R. Ming. 2008.  The fruits of tropical plant genomics. Tropical Plant Biology 1:3-19.

37. Yu, Q., R. Navajas-Pérez, E. Tong, J. Robertson, P. H. Moore, A. H. Paterson, R. Ming. 2008. Recent origin of dioecious and gynodioecious Y chromosomes in papaya. Tropical Plant Biology 1:49-57.

36. Eustice, M., Q. Yu, C.W. Lai, S. Hou, J. Thimmapuram, L. Liu, M. Alam, P.H. Moore, G.G. Presting, R. Ming. 2008. Development and application of microsatellite markers for genomic analysis of papaya. Tree Genetics and Genomics 4:333-341.

35. Vega, F.E., A.W. Ebert, R. Ming. 2008. Coffee germplasm resources, genomics, and breeding. Plant Breeding Review 30:415-447.

34. Ackerman, C.M., Q. Yu, S. Kim, R.E. Paull, P.H. Moore, R. Ming. 2008. B-class MADS-box genes in trioecious papaya: Two TM6 paralogs, CpTM6-1 and CpTM6-2, and a PI ortholog CpPI. Planta 227:741-753.

33. Yu, Q., S. Hou, F.A. Feltus, M. R. Jones, J. Murray, O. Veatch, C. Lemke, J.H. Saw, R.C. Moore, J. Thimmapuram, L. Liu, P.H. Moore, M. Alam, J. Jiang, A. H. Paterson, R. Ming. 2008. Low X/Y divergence in four pairs of papaya sex-liked genes. The Plant Journal 53:124-132 (Cover article).


32. Chen, C., Q. Yu, S. Hou, Y. Li, M. Eustice, R. L. Skelton, O. Veatch, R. Herdes, L. Diebold, J. Saw, Y. Feng, L. Bynum, L. Wang, P. H. Moore, R. E. Paull, M. Alam, R. Ming. 2007. Construction of a sequence-tagged high density genetic map of papaya for comparative structural and evolutionary genomics in Brassicales. Genetics 177:2481-2491.

31. Yu, Q., S. Hou, R. Hobza, F.A. Feltus, X. Wang, W. Jin, R.L. Skelton, A. Blas, C. Lemke, J. H. Saw, P. H. Moore, M. Alam, J. Jiang, A. H. Paterson, B. Vyskot, R. Ming.  2007. Chromosomal location and gene paucity of the male specific region on papaya Y chromosome. Mol. Genet. Genomics 278:177-185.

30. Ming, R., Q. Yu, P.H. Moore. 2007. Sex determination in papaya. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology 18:401-408.

29. Ming, R., P.H. Moore. 2007. Genomics of sex chromosomes. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 10:123-130.

28. Ming, R., J. Wang, P.H. Moore, A.H. Paterson. 2007. Sex chromosomes in flowering plants.  American Journal of Botany. 94:141-150 (Cover article).


27. Skelton, R.L., Q. Yu, R. Srinivasan, R. Manshardt, P.H. Moore, R. Ming. 2006.  Tissue differential expression of Lycopene β-cyclase gene in papaya. Cell Research 16:731-739.

26. Lai, C.W.J., Q. Yu, S. Hou, R.L. Skelton, M. R. Jones, K.L.T. Lewis, J. Murray, M. Eustice, P. Guan, R. Agbayani, P. H. Moore, R. Ming, G. Presting. 2006. Analysis of papaya BAC end sequences reveals first insights into the organization of a fruit tree genome. Mol. Genet. Genomics 276:1-12.

25. Ming, R., P. H. Moore, K. K. Wu, A. D’Hont, J. C. Glaszmann, T. L. Tew, T. E. Mirkov, J. da Silva, J. Jifon, M. Rai, R. J. Schnell, S. M. Brumbley, P. Lakshmanan, J. C. Comstock, A. H. Paterson.  2006. Sugarcane improvement through breeding and biotechnology.  Plant Breeding Review 27:15-118.


24. Yu, Q. P. H. Moore, H. H. Albert, A. H.K. Roader, R. Ming. 2005. Cloning and characterization of a FLORICAULA/LEAFY ortholog, PFL, in polygamous papaya. Cell Research 15:576-584.

23. Schenck, S., H. M. Pearl, Z. Liu, P. H. Moore, R. Ming. 2005 Genetic Variation of Ustilago scitaminea pathotypes in Hawaii evaluated by host range and AFLP markers. Sugarcane International 23:15-19.


22. Kato, C.Y., C. Nagai, P.H. Moore, F. Zee, M.S. Kim, D.L. Steiger, R. Ming.  2004. Intra-specific DNA polymorphism in pineapple (Ananas comosus L.) assessed by AFLP markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 51:815-825.

21. Schenck, S., M.W. Crepeau, K.K. Wu, P.H. Moore, Q. Yu, R. Ming. 2004. Genetic Diversity and Relationships in Native Hawaiian Saccharum officinarum sugarcanes. J. Heredity 95: 327-331 (Cover article).

20. Pearl, H. M, C. Nagai, P. H. Moore, D. L. Steiger, R. V. Osgood, R. Ming. 2004.  Construction of a genetic map for arabica coffee. Theor. Appl. Genet. 108:829-835.

19. Ma, H., P. H. Moore, Z. Liu, M. S. Kim, Q. Yu, M. M. M. Fitch, T. Sekioka, A. H. Paterson, R. Ming.  2004. High-density genetic mapping revealed suppression of recombination at the sex determination locus in papaya. Genetics 166:419-436.

18. Liu, Z., P. H. Moore, H. Ma, C. M. Ackerman, R. Makandar, Q. Yu, H. M. Pearl, M. S. Kim, J. W. Charlton, J. I. Stiles, F. T. Zee, A. H. Paterson, R. Ming.   2004. A primitive Y chromosome in papaya marks incipient sex chromosome evolution. Nature 427:348-352.


17. Bowers, J.E., C. Abbey, S. Anderson, C. Chang, X. Draye, A. H. Lattu, R. Jessup, C. Lemke, J. Lennington, Z. Li, Y.-R. Lin, S.-C. Liu, L. Luo, B. S. Marler, R. Ming, S. E. Mitchell, D. Qiang, K. Reischmann, S.R. Schulze, D. N. Skinner, Y.-W. Wang, S. Kresovich, K. F. Schertz, A. H. Paterson.  2003. A high-density genetic recombination map of sequence-tagged sites for Sorghum, as a framework for comparative structural and evolutionary genomics of tropical grains and grasses. Genetics 165:367-386.

16. Zhou, L., C.-C. Chen, R. Ming, D.A. Christopher, R.E. Paull. 2003. Apoplastic invertase and its enhanced expression and post-translation control during fruit maturation and ripening. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 128:628-635.

15. Yu, Q., A. M. Alvarez, P. H. Moore, F. Zee, M. S. Kim, A. de Silva, P. R. Hepperly, R. Ming. 2003. Molecular Diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum isolated from ginger in Hawaii.  Phytopathology 93:1124-1130.

14. Steiger, D.L., P.H. Moore, F. Zee, Z. Liu, R. Ming. 2003. Genetic relationships of macadamia cultivars and species revealed by AFLP markers. Euphytica 132:269-277.


13. Deputy, J. C., R. Ming, H. Ma, Z. Liu, M. Fitch, R. Manshardt, J.I. Stiles.  2002.  Molecular markers for sex determination in papaya (Carica papaya L.), Thoer. Appl. Genet. 106:107-111.

12. Ming, R., T. DelMonte, P.H. Moore, J.E. Irvine, A.H. Paterson. 2002. Comparative analysis of QTLs affecting plant height and flowering time among closely-related diploid and polyploid genomes. Genome 45:794-803.

11. Kim, M.S., P. H. Moore, F. Zee, M.M.M. Fitch, D. L. Steiger, R. M. Manshardt, R. E. Paull, R. A. Drew, T. Sekioka, R. Ming. 2002.  Genetic diversity of Carica papaya L as revealed by AFLP markers. Genome 45:503-512.

10. Ming, R., Y.-W. Wang, X. Dryer, P.H. Moore, J.E. Irvine, A.H. Paterson. 2002. Molecular dissection of complex traits in autopolyploid: Mapping QTLs influencing sugar yield and related traits in sugarcane. Thoer. Appl. Genet. 105:332-345.

9. Steiger, D.L., C. Nagai, P. H. Moore, C. W. Morden, R. V. Osgood, R. Ming.  2002. AFLP analysis of genetic diversity within and among Coffea arabica cultivars. Thoer. Appl. Genet. 105:209-215.

8. Ming, R., S.C. Liu, J.E. Bowers, P.H. Moore, J.E. Irvine, A.H. Paterson 2002 Construction of a Saccharum consensus genetic map from two interspecific crosses between S. officinarum and S. spontaneum. Crop Science 42:570-583.

2001 and prior

7. Ming, R., S.C. Liu, P.H. Moore, J.E. Irvine, A.H. Paterson. 2001. QTL analysis in a complex autopolyploid: Genetic control of sugar content in sugarcane. Genome Research 11:2075-2084.

6. Ming, R., P.H. Moore, F.T. Zee, Abbey, C., H. Ma, A.H. Paterson.  2001. A papaya BAC library as a foundation for molecular dissection of a tree-fruit genome. Theor. Appl. Genet. 102:892-899.

5. Paterson, A.H, J.E Bowers, M.D Burow, X. Draye, C.G. Elsik , C. Jiang , C.S. Katsar , T. Lan , Y. Lin , R. Ming , R.J. Wright. 2000. Comparative genomics of plant chromosomes. Plant Cell 12:1523-1539.

4. Ming, R., J.L. Brewbaker, H.G. Moon,  T.A. Musket, R. Holley, J. K. Pataky, M.D. McMullen. 1999.  Identification of RFLP markers linked to a major gene, sw1, conferring resistance to Erwinia stewartii. Maydica 44:319-323

3. Kyetere, D.T., R. Ming, M.D. McMullen, R.C. Pratt, J.L. Brewbaker, T. Musket. 1999.  Monogenic tolerance to maize streak virus mapped on the short arm of chromosome 1. Genome 42:20-26.

2. Ming, R., S.-C. Liu, Y.-R. Lin,  D. Braga, J. da Silva, A. van Deynze, T. F. Wenslaff, K.K Wu, P. H. Moore, W. Burnquist, M. E. Sorrells, J. E. Irvine, A. H. Paterson. 1998. Alignment of Sorghum and Saccharum Chromosomes: Comparative organization of closely-related diploid and polyploid genomes. Genetics 150:1663-1882.

1. Ming, R., J.L. Brewbaker, R.C. Pratt, T. Musket, M.D. McMullen. 1997.  Molecular mapping of a major gene conferring resistance to maize mosaic virus resistance. Theor. Appl. Genet. 95:271-275.


R. Ming (ed.) 2018. Genetics and Genomics of Pineapple.  Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

R. Ming and P. H. Moore (eds.) 2013. Genetics and Genomics of Papaya.  Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

P. Moore and R. Ming (eds.) 2008. Genomics of Tropical Crop Plants.  Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Book Chapters

Zhang, X., R. Ming. 2018. Gneomics of pineapple disease resistance genes. In: R. Ming (ed.) Genetics and Genomics of Pineapple. pp. 231-245. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Min, X.J., RC.M. Wai, B. Powell, R. Ming. 2018. Genome-wide identification and analysis of protease-coding genes in pineapple. In: R. Ming (ed.) Genetics and Genomics of Pineapple. pp. 215-229. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Wai, C.M., B. Powell, R. Ming, X.J. Min. 2018. Analysis of transcroptome and alternative splicing in pineapple. n: R. Ming (ed.) Genetics and Genomics of Pineapple.  pp. 195-213. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Liu, J., R. Guyot, R. Ming. 2018. Transposable elements in the pineapple genome. In: R. Ming (ed.) Genetics and Genomics of pineapple.  pp. 155-165. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Zheng, Y., J. Guo, C.M. Wai, R. Ming, R. Sunkar. 2018. MicroRNAs, tasiRNAs, phasiRNAs, and their potential functions in pineapple. In: R. Ming (ed.) Genetics and Genomics of Pineapple.  pp. 109-129. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Lin, J., R. Ming. 2018. Sequencing and assembly of the pineapple genome. In: R. Ming (ed.) Genetics and Genomics of Pineapple.  pp. 97-107. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Pandey, N., R. Ming. 2018. The phylogeny of the family Bromeliaceae. In: R. Ming (ed.) Genetics and Genomics of Pineapple.  pp. 41-50. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Aryal, J., R. Ming. 2013. Cloning major genes controlling fruit flesh color in papaya. In: R. Ming and P. Moore (eds.) Genetics and Genomics of Papaya.  pp. 341-354. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Wang, J., J.-K. Na, R. Ming. 2013. Physical mapping of papaya sex chromosomes. In: R. Ming and P. Moore (eds.) Genetics and Genomics of Papaya.  pp. 329-340. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

VanBuren, R., R. Ming. 2013. Genomics of papaya sex chromosomes. In: R. Ming and P. Moore (eds.) Genetics and Genomics of Papaya.  pp. 309-328. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

VanBuren, R., R. Ming. 2013. Sequencing and assembly of the transgenic papaya genome. In: R. Ming and P. Moore (eds.) Genetics and Genomics of Papaya.  pp. 187-204. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Han. J., R. Ming. 2013 Molecular genetic mapping of papaya. In: R. Ming and P. Moore (eds.) Genetics and Genomics of Papaya.  pp. 143-165. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Ming, R. Q. Yu, P.H. Moore. 2012. Papaya genome and genomics. In: Raymond Schnell (ed.): Tree Genomics. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Wai, C.M., J. Han, R. Singh, R. Aryal, M.-L. Wang, R. Ming. 2012. Analyzing the papaya genome. In: Karen Nelson (ed.): Genomics and the Developing World. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Gschwend, A.R., R. Ming. 2011. Papaya sex chromosomes. In: Rafael Navajas Pérez (ed.): New Insights on Plant sex chromosomes. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge, New York.

Scheldeman, X., T. Kyndt, G. C. d'Eeckenbrugge, R. Ming, R. Drew, B. Van Droogenbroeck, P. Van Damme, P. H. Moore. 2010 Carica papaya and its close wild relatives, Vasconcellea species. In: Chittaranjan Kole (ed.): Wealth of wild species: Role in plant genome elucidation and improvement. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Paterson, A. H., G. Souza, M.-A. van Sluys, R. Ming, A. D’Hont. 2010 Structural genomics and genome sequencing in sugarcane. In: Robert Henry (ed.): Sugarcane Monograph. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Ming, R., Q. Yu, A. Blas, C. Chen, J.-K. Na, and Paul H. Moore 2008. Genomics of Papaya, a Common Source of Vitamins in the Tropics. In: P. Moore and R. Ming (eds.) Genomics of Tropical Crop Plants.  Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Peace, C., R. Ming, A. Schmidt, J. Manners, and V. Vithanage 2008. Genomics of Macadamia, a Recently Domesticated Tree Nut Crop. In: P. Moore and R. Ming (eds.) Genomics of Tropical Crop Plants.  Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Alvarez, A.M., Trotter, K.J., Swafford, M.B. Berestecky, J.M. Yu, Q, Ming, R. Hepperly, P.R. Zee, F.  2005.  Characterization and detection of Ralstonia solanacearum strains causing bacterial wilt of ginger in Hawaii.  In: C. Allen, P. Prior, and A.C. Hayward (eds.) Bacterial Wilt Disease and the Ralstonia solanacearum species complex. pp. 471-477. APS Press (American Phytopathological Society) St. Paul, Mn. USA

Ming, R., B. Van Droogenbroeck, P. H. Moore, F. T. Zee, T. Kyndt, X. Scheldeman, T. Sekioka, G.. Gheysen.  2005.  Molecular diversity of Carica papaya and related species. In: Arun Kumar Sharma, Archna Sharma (eds.), Plant Genome: Biodiversity and Evolution. Volume 1B: Phanerograms. pp. 229-254.  Science Publishers, Enfield, New Hampshire, USA.