Nottingham BBSRC Wheat Research Centre



Othmeni, M., Grewal, S., Walker, J., Yang, C-y., King, I.P., King, J. (2022). Assessing the Potential of Using the Langdon 5D(5B) Substitution Line for the Introgression of Aegilops tauschii Into Durum Wheat. Frontiers in Plant Scienc13:927728

Steed, A., King, J., Grewal, S., Yang, C-y., Clarke, M., Devi, U., King, I.P., Nicholson, P. (2022) Identification of Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in Triticum timopheevii Accessions and Characterization of Wheat-T. timopheevii Introgression Lines for Enhanced Resistance. Frontiers in Plant Science 13:943211  

King, J., Grewal, S., Othmeni, M., Coombes, B., Yang, C-y., Walter, N., Ashling, S., Scholefield, D., Walker, J., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Hall, A., King, I.P.  (2022). Introgression of the Triticum timopheevii Genome Into Wheat Detected by Chromosome-Specific Kompetitive Allele Specific PCR Markers. Frontiers in Plant Science 13:919519

Coombes. B., Fellers, J.P., Grewal, S., Rusholme-Pilcher, R., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Yang, C.Y., Joynson, R., King, I.P., King, J., Hall, A. (2022). Whole genome sequencing uncovers the structural and transcriptomic landscape of hexaploid wheat/Ambylopyrum muticum introgression lines. Plant Biotechnol J.

Grewal, S., Coombes, B., Joynson, R., Hall, A., Fellers, J., Yang, C. Y., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S., Isaac, P., King, I. P., & King, J. (2022). Chromosome-specific KASP markers for detecting Amblyopyrum muticum segments in wheat introgression lines. The Plant Genome, e20193.


Agarwal, D., MacNaughtan, W., King, J., Foster, T.J. (2021) Compositional, thermal and water sorption properties of wheat flour: comparing wild-relatives v/s elite wheat varieties used in current plant breeding. Food & Function 12 (2), 781-790.

Guwela, V. F., Maliro, M. F. A., Joy, E. J. M., Tang, K., Bokosi, J., Hawkesford, M. J., Broadley, M. R., Broadley, M. R., King, J. (2021) Wheat value chains in Malawi: trends, gaps, challenges and opportunities. CAB Reviews 16(046).

Grewal, S., Guwela, V., Newell, C., Yang, C-y., Ashling, S., Scholefield, D., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Burridge, A., Stride, A., King, I.P., King, J. (2021) Generation of Doubled Haploid Wheat - Triticum urartu Introgression Lines and Their Characterisation Using Chromosome-Specific KASP Markers. Front. Plant Sci. 12:643636.

Przewieslik-Allen, A.M., Wilkinson, P.A., Burridge, A.J., Winfield, M.O., Dai, X., Beaumont, M., King, J., Yanm C-y., Griffiths, S., Wingen, L.U., Horsnell, R., Bentley, A.R., Shewry, P., Barker, G.L.A., Edwards, K.J. (2021) The role of gene flow and chromosomal instability in shaping the bread wheat genome. Nat. Plants 7:172-183.


McAusland, L., Vialet-Chabrand, S., Jauregui, I., Burridge, A., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Fryer, M.J., King, I.P., King, J., Pyke, K., Edwards, K.J., Carmo-Silva, E., Lawson, T., Murchie, E.H. (2020) Variation in key leaf photosynthetic traits across wheat wild relatives is accession-dependent not species-dependent. New Phytologist 228(6):1767-1780

Grewal, S., Othmeni, M., Walker, J., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Yang, C-y., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S., Isaac, P., King, I.P., King, J. (2020) Development of Wheat-Aegilops caudata introgression lines and their characterization using genome-specific KASP markers. Front. Plant Sci. 11:606.

Baker, L., Grewal, S., Yang, C-y., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S., Burridge, A.J., Przewieslik-Allen, A.M., Wilkinson, P.A., King, I.P., King, J. (2020) Exploiting the genome of Thinopyrum elongatum to expand the gene pool of hexaploid wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 133:2213-2226.

Adamski, N.M., Borrill, P., Brinton, J., Harrington, S.A., Marchal, C., Bentley, A.R., Bovill, W.D., Cattivelli, L., Cockram, J., Contreras-Moreira, B., Ford, B., Ghosh, S., Harwood, W., Hassani-Pak, K., Hayta, S., Hickey, L.T., Kanyuka, K., King, J., Maccaferri, M., Naamati, G., Pozniak, C.J., Ramirez-Gonzalez, R.H., Sansaloni, C., Trevaskis, B., Wingen, L.U., Wulff, B.B.H., Uauy, C. (2020) A roadmap for gene functional characterisation in crops with large genomes: Lessons from polyploid wheat. eLife 2020;9:e55646.

Grewal, S., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Yang, C-y., Devi, U., Baker, L., Heath, J., Ashling, S., Scholefield, D., Howells, C., Yarde, J., Isaac, P., King, I.P., King, J. (2020) Rapid identification of homozygosity and site of wild relative introgressions in wheat through chromosome-specific KASP genotyping assays.Plant Biotechnol. J. V18(3):743-755.

Fellers, J.P., Matthews, A., Fritz, A.K., Rouse, M.N., Grewal, S., Hubbart-Edwards, S., King, I.P., King, J. (2020) Resistance to wheat rusts identified in wheat/Amblyopyrum muticum chromosome introgressions. Crop Science 60(4):1957-64.


Othmeni, M., Grewal, S., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Yang, C., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S., Yahyaoui, A., Gustafson, P., Singh, P.K., King, I.P., King, J. (2019) The use of pentaploid crosses for the introgression of Amblyopyrum muticum and D-genome chromosome segments into Durum wheat. Front. Plant Sci. 10:1110.

Devi, U., Grewal, S., Yang, C-y., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S., Burridge, A., King, I.P., King, J. (2019) Development and characterisation of interspecific hybrid lines with genome-wide introgressions from Triticum timopheevii in a hexaploid wheat background. BMC Plant Biology 19:183.

Cseh, A., Megyeri, M., Yang, C-y., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S.S., King, I.P., King, J., Grewal, S. (2019) Development of a new Am-genome-specific SNP marker set for the molecular characterization of wheat-Triticum monococcum introgression lines. Plant Genome 12(3):1-7.

Cseh, A., Yang, C-y., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S., Burridge, A.J., Wilkinson, P.A., King, I.P., King, J., Grewal, S. (2019) Development and Validation of Thinopyrum intermedium–Exome Based SNP Marker Set for Identification of the St, Jr and Jvs genomes in a wheat background. Theor. Appl. Genet. 132(5):1555-1570.

King, J., Newell, C., Grewal, S., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Yang, C-y., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S., Stride, A., King I.P. (2019) Development of Stable Homozygous Wheat/Amblyopyrum muticum (Aegilops mutica) Introgression Lines and Their Cytogenetic and Molecular Characterization. Front. Plant Sci. 10:34.

Przewieslik-Allen, S., Burridge, A., Wilkinson, P., Winfield, M., Shaw, D., McAusland, L., King, J., King, I., Edwards, K., Barker, G. (2019) Developing a High-Throughput SNP-Based Marker System to Facilitate the Introgression of Traits from Aegilops Species into Bread Wheat (Triticum ;aestivum). Front. Plant Sci. 9:1993.


Grewal, S., Hubbart-Edwards, S., Yang, C-y., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S., Burridge, A., Wilkinson, P.A., King, I.P., King, J. (2018) Detection of T. urartu Introgressions in Wheat and Development of a Panel of Interspecific Introgression Lines. Front. Plant Sci. 9:1565.

Grewal, S., Yang, C., Edwards, S., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S., Burridge, A.J., King, I.P., King, J. (2018) Characterisation of Thinopyrum bessarabicum chromosomes through genome-wide introgressions into wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 131(2):389-406.

King, J., Grewal, S., Yang, C-y., Edwards, S., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S., Harper, J.A., Allen, A.M., Edwards, K.J., Burridge, A.J., King, I.P. (2018) Introgression of Aegilops speltoides Segments in Triticum aestivum and the Effect of the Gametocidal Genes. Ann. Bot. 121(2):229-240.


Grewal, S., Gardiner, L., Ndreca, B., Knight, W., Moore, G., King, I.P., and King, J. (2017) Comparative Mapping and Targeted-Capture Sequencing of the Gametocidal Loci in Aegilops sharonensis. Plant Genome 10(2).


King, J., Grewal, S., Yang, C-y., Hubbart, S., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S., Edwards, K.J., Allen, A.M., Burridge, A., Bloor, C., Davassi, A., da Silva, G.J., Chalmers, K., King, I.P. (2016) A step change in the transfer of interspecific variation into wheat from Amblyopyrum muticum. Plant Biotechnol J 15(2):217-226.


Knight, E., Binnie, A., Draeger, T., Moscou, M., Rey, M., Sucher, J., Mehra, S., King, I., Moore, G. (2015) Mapping the "breaker" element of the gametocidal locus proximal to a block of sub-telomeric heterochromatin on the long arm of chromosome 4Ssh of Aegilops sharonensis. Theor. Appl. Genet. 128(6):1049-1059.

Winfield, M., Przewieslik-Allen, S., Barker, G., Edwards, K., Burridge, A., Benbow, H., Wilkinson, P., Coghill, J., Waterfall, C., Davassi, A., Scopes, G., Pirani, A., Webster, T., Brew, F., Bloor, C., King, J., West, C., Griffiths, S., King, I.P., Bentley, A., Edwards, K. (2015) ;High-density SNP genotyping array for hexaploid wheat and its secondary and tertiary gene pool. Plant Biotechnol. J. 14(5):1195-1206.

Atkinson, J.A., Wingen, L.U., Griffiths, M., Pound, M.P., Gaju, O., Foulkes, M.J., Le Gouis, J., Griffiths, S., Bennett, M.J., King, J., Wells, D.M. (2015) Phenotyping pipeline reveals major seedling root growth QTL in hexaploid wheat. J. Exp. Bot. 66(8):2283-2292.

Nemeth, C., Yang, C., Kasprzak, P., Hubbart, S., Scholefield, D., Mehra, S., Skipper, E., King, I., King, J (2015) Generation of Amphidiploids from Hybrids of Wheat and Related Species from the Genera Aegilops, Secale, Thinopyrum, and Triticum as a Source of Genetic Variation for Wheat Improvement. Genome 58:71-79.


Nottingham BBSRC Wheat Research Centre

Department of Plant and Crop Science
The University of Nottingham
School of Biosciences
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leics, LE12 5RD

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