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Tan JY, Wang YH, Dymerski RD, Wu ZM, Weng Y (2022) Sigma factor binding protein 1 (CsSIB1) is a putative candidate of the major‑effect QTL dm5.3 for downy mildew resistance in cucumber (Cucumis sativus). Theor Appl Genet 135: 4197–4215

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Bo KL, Duan Y, Qiu XY, Zhang M, Shu Q, Sun YP, He YD, Shi YZ, Weng Y, Wang CL (2022) Promoter variation in a homeobox gene, CpDll, is associated with deeply lobed leaf in Cucurbita pepo L. Theor Appl Genet 135: 1223–1234

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Zhang  HJ, Wang YH, Tan JY, Weng Y (2022) Functional copy number variation of CsSHINE1 is associated with fruit skin netting intensity in cucumber, Cucumis sativus. Theor Appl Genet135 (6), 2101-2119 doi: 10.1007/s00122-022-04100-4

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Weng Y (2022) Chapter 3. The Cucumber Genome—An Update. In: Pandey S, Weng Y, Behera TK, Bo KL (eds) The Cucumber Genome. Springer Nature Switzerland AG. pp 25-35

Liu HQ, Weng Y (2022) Chapter 5.  Agrobacterium Tumefaciens-Mediated Genetic Transformation in Cucumber. In: Pandey S, Weng Y, Behera TK, Bo KL (eds) The Cucumber Genome. Springer Nature Switzerland AG. pp 55-69

Weng Y (2021) Cucumis sativus Chromosome Evolution, Domestication, and Genetic Diversity – Implications for Cucumber Breeding (PDF file) Plant Breeding Review 49: 77-111

Simko I, Jia MY, Venkatesh J, Kang B-C, Weng Y, Barcaccia G, Lanteri S, Bhattarai G, Foolad MR (2021) Genomics and marker assisted improvement of vegetable crops. Critical Reviews in Plant Science 40(4):303-365

Acharya B, Mackasmiel L, Taheri A, Ondzighi-Assoume CA, Weng Y, Dumenyo CK (2021) Identification of bacterial wilt (Erwinia tracheiphila) resistances in USDA melon collection. Plants 10: 1972

Grumet R, McCreight JD, McGregor C, Weng Y, Mazourek M, Reitsma K, Labate J, Davis A, Fei Z (2021) Genetic resources and vulnerabilities of major cucurbit crops. Genes 12: 1222.

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Yang S, Zhang KG, Zhu HY, Zhang FJ, Yan WK, Xu NN, Liu DM, Hu JB, Wu YF, Weng Y, Yang LM (2021) Melon short internode (CmSi) encodes an ERECTA-like receptor kinase regulating stem elongation through auxin signaling. Hort Res 7: 202

Hu L, Liu P, Jin Z,  Sun J, Weng Y, Chen P, Du SL, Wei A, Li Y (2021) A mutation in CsHY2 encoding a phytochromobilin (PΦB) synthase leads to an elongated hypocotyl 1 (elh1) phenotype in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) Theoretical and Applied Genetics 134(8):2639-2652.

Li XZ, Sun YH, Yang YT, Yang XP, Xue WY, Wu MQ, Chen PP, Weng, Y, Chen SX (2021) Transcriptomic and histological analysis of the responses of susceptible and resistant cucumbers to Meloidogyne incognita infection reveal complex resistance via multiple signaling pathways. Front Plant Sci 12: 675429.

Weng Y (2021) Inaugural Editorial. Vegetable Research 1: 1, doi: 10.48130/VR-2021-0001

Wang H, Sun J, Yang F, Weng Y, Chen P, Du S, Wei A, Li YH (2021) CsKTN1 for a katanin p60 subunit is associated with the regulation of fruit elongation in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 134(8):2429-2441

Amanullah S, Gao P, Osae BA, Saroj A Yang TT, Liu S, Weng Y, Luan FS (2021) Genetic linkage and QTL identification for morphology and fruit quality related traits of melon with SNP-based CAPS markers. Scientia Horticulturae  278: 109849

Weng Y, Garcia-Mas J, Levi A and Luan F (2020) Editorial: Translational Research for Cucurbit Molecular Breeding: Traits, Markers, and Genes. Frontiers in Plant Science 11:615346.

Yang S, Zhang KG, Zhu HY, Zhang XJ, Yan WK, Xu NN, Liu DM, Hu JB, We YF, Weng Y, Yang LM (2020)  Melon short internode (CmSi) encodes an ERECTA-like receptor kinase regulating stem elongation through auxin signaling. Horticulture Research 7: 202

Wang Y, Jiang B, Dymerski R, Xu XW, Weng  Y (2020) Quantitative trait loci for horticulturally important traits defining the Sikkim cucumber, Cucumis sativus var. sikkimensis. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 134(1):229-247

Wang H, Niu HH, Li C, Shen GY, Liu XF, Weng Y, Wu T, Li Z (2020) WUSCHEL-related homeobox1 (WOX1) regulates vein patterning and leaf size in Cucumis sativus. Horticulture Research 7: 182

Liu S, Gao P, Zhu QL, Liu HY, Wang XZ, Weng Y, Gao ML, Luan FS (2020) Resequencing 297 melon accessions reveals the genomic history of improvement and loci related to fruit traits in melon. Plant Biotechnology Journal 18: 2545-2558

Pan YP, Wen CL, Han YH, Wang YH, Li YH, Li S, Cheng XM, Weng Y (2020) QTL for horticulturally important traits associated with pleiotropic andromonoecy and carpel number loci, and a paracentric inversion in cucumber. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 133: 2271-2290

Li Z, Han YH, Niu HH, Wang YH, Jiang B, Weng Y (2020) Gynoecy instability in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) is due to unequal crossover at the copy number variation-dependent femaleness (F) locus. Horticulture Research 2020, 7: 32.

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Pan YP, Wang YH, McGregor C, Liu S, Luan FS, Gao ML, Weng Y (2020) Genetic architecture of fruit size and shape variation in cucurbits: a comparative perspective. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 133: 1-21

Wang YH, Bo KL, Gu XF, Pan JS, Li YH, Chen JF, Wen CL, Ren ZH, Ren HZ, Chen XH, Grumet G, Weng Y (2019) Molecularly tagged genes and quantitative trait loci in cucumber with recommendations for QTL nomenclature. Horticulture Research 7: 3.

Hu LL, Zhang HQ, Xie C, Wang J, Zhang JZ, Wang H, Weng Y, Chen P, Li YH (2020) A mutation in CsHD encoding a histidine and aspartic acid domain-containing protein leads to yellow young leaf-1 (yyl-1) in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Plant Science 293: 110407

Sheng YS, Pan YP, Li YH, Yang LM, Weng Y (2020) Quantitative trait loci for fruit size and flowering time-related traits under domestication and diversifying selection in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Plant Breeding 139: 176-191

Stephanie Rett-Cadman S, Colle M, Mansfeld B, Barry CS, Wang YH, Weng Y, Gao L, Fei Z, Grumet R (2019) QTL and transcriptomic analyses implicate cuticle transcription factor SHINE as a source of natural variation for epidermal traits in cucumber fruit. Frontier in Plant Science 10: 1536

Wen CL, Zhao WS, Liu WL, Yang LM, Wang YH, Liu XW, Xu Y, Ren HZ, Guo YD, Li C, Li JG, Weng Y, Zhang XL (2019) CsTFL1 inhibits determinate growth through interaction with CsNOT2 and CsFDP in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Development 146: dev180166

Weng Y (2019) Molecular Breeding Research in USDA-ARS Cucumber Improvement Program – Past, present and future. Journal of Tianjin Agricultural Science (天津农业科学) 25: 6-18 (in Chinese, 中文)

Yagcioglu M. Jiang B. Wang P. Wang YH, Ellialtioglu SS, Weng Y (2019) QTL mapping of low temperature germination ability in cucumber. Euphytica 215: 84

Wen JQ, Jiang FL, Weng Y, Sun MT, Shi XP, Zhou YZ, Yu L, Wu Z (2019) Identification of heat-tolerance QTLs and high-temperature stress-responsive genes through conventional QTL mapping, QTL-Seq and RNA-Seq in tomato. BMC Plant Biology 19:38.

Zhao JY, Jiang L, Che G, Pan YP, Li YQ, Hou Y, Zhao WS, Zhong YT, Ding L, Yan SS, Sun CZ, Liu RY, Yan LY, Wu T, Li XX, Weng Y, Zhao XL. 2019. A functional allele of CsFUL1 regulates fruit length through repressing CsSUP and inhibiting auxin transport in cucumber. The Plant Cell 31: 1289–1307

Rong FX, Chen FF, Huang L, Zhang JY, Cheng ZH, Hou D, Weng Y, Chen P, Li YH (2019) A mutation in class III homeodomain-leucine zipper (HD-ZIP III) transcription factor results in curly leaf (cl) in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 132: 113–123.

Wang YH, Tan JY, Wu ZM, VandenLangenberg K, Wehner TC, Wen CL, Zheng XY, Owens K, Thornton A, Bang HH, Hoeft E, Kraan PAG, Suelmann J, Pan JS, Weng Y (2019) STAYGREEN, STAY HEALTHY: a loss-of-susceptibility mutation in the STAYGREEN gene provides durable, broad-spectrum disease resistances for over 50 years of US cucumber production. New Phytologist 221: 415-430.

Xue SD, Dong MM, Liu XW, Xu S, Pang JN, Zhang WZ, Weng Y, Ren HZ (2019) Classification of fruit trichomes in cucumber and effects of plant hormones on Type II fruit trichome development. Planta 249:407–416

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Wu S, Zhang BY, Keyhaninejad N, Rodríguez GR, Kim HJ, Chakrabarti M, Illa-Berenguer E, Taitano NK, Gonzalo MJ, Díaz A, Pan YP, Halterman D, Weng Y, Jansky SH, Monforte AJ, Meulia T, van der Knaap E (2018) Tomato reveals a common mechanism underlying morphological diversification in domesticated plants. Nature Communications 9: 4734

Wang X, Bao K, Reddy UK, Bai Y, Hammer SA, Jiao C, Wehner TC, Ramirez Madera A, Weng Y, Grumet R, Fei ZJ (2018) The USDA cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) collection: genetic diversity, population structure, genome-wide association studies and core collection development. Horticulture Research 5: 64

Niu HH, Liu XF, Tong C, Wang H, Li S, Lu L, Pan YP, Zhang XL, Weng Y, Li Z (2018) The WUSCHEL-related homeobox1 gene of cucumber regulates reproductive organ development. Journal of Experimental Botany 69: 5373–5387.

Yang LM, Liu HQ, Zhao JY, Pan YP, Cheng SY, Lietzow CD, Wen CL, Zhang XL, Weng Y (2018) LITTLELEAF (LL) encodes a WD40 repeat domain-containing protein associated with organ size variation in cucumber. The Plant Journal  95: 834-847

Liu XW, Wang T, Bartholomew E, Black K, Dong MM, Zhang YQ, Yang S, Cai YL, Xue SD, Weng Y, Ren HZ (2018) Comprehensive analysis of NAC transcription factors and their expression during fruit spine development in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Horticulture Research 5: 31

Pan JS, Tan JY, Wang YH, Zheng XY, Owens K, Li DW, Li YH, Weng Y (2018) STAYGREEN (CsSGR) is a candidate for the anthracnose (Colletotrichum orbiculare) resistance locus cla in Gy14 cucumber. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 131: 1577–1587

Zhang Q, Du H, Lv D , Xiao TT, Pan J, He HL, Wang G, Cai R, Weng Y, Pan JS (2018) Efficient transposition of the retrotransposon Tnt1 in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Horticulture Plant Journal 4: 111-116

Zhang CW, Chen FF, Zhao ZY, Hu LL, Liu HQ, Cheng ZH, Weng Y, Chen P, Li YH (2018) Mutations in CsPID encoding a Ser/Thr protein kinase are responsible for round leaf shape in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)Theoretical and Applied Genetics 131: 1379–1389

Ma C, Yang JJ, Cheng Q, Mao AJ, Zhang J, Wang SP, Weng Y, Wen CL (2018) Comparative analysis of miRNA and mRNA abundance in determinate cucumber by high throughput sequencing. PLoS One 13: e019069

Xu WW, Ji J, Xu Q, Qi XH, Weng Y, Chen XH (2018) An AAA-ATPase domain-containing protein encoded by major-effect QTL CsARN6.1 is associated with waterlogging stress tolerance through promoting adventitious root formation. The Plant Journal 93:917-930

Liu XF, Ning K, Che G, Yan SS, Han LJ, Gu R, Li Z, Weng Y, Zhang XL (2018) CsSPL functions as an adaptor between HD-ZIP III and CsWUS transcription factors regulating anther and ovule development in cucumber. The Plant Journal 94: 535-547

Yang S, Cai YL, Liu XW,  Dong MM, Zhang YQ, Chen SY, Zhang WH, Li YJ, Tang M, Zhai XL, Weng Y, Ren HZ (2018) CsMYB6-CsTRY module regulates fruit trichome initiation in cucumber. Journal of Experimental Botany 69(8):1887-1902

Wang YH, VandenLangenberg K, Wen CL, Wehner TC, Weng Y (2017) QTL mapping of downy and powdery mildew resistances in PI 197088 cucumber with genotyping-by-sequencing in RIL populationTheoretical and Applied Genetics 131: 597–611

Zhu HY, sun XF, Zhang Q, Song PY, Hu QM, Zhang XJ, Li X, Hu JB, Pan JS, Sun SR, Weng Y, Yang LM (2017) GLABROUS (CmGL) Encodes a HD-ZIP IV transcription factor playing roles in multicellular trichome initiation in melon. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 131: 569-579

Colle M, Weng Y, Kang YY, Ophir R, Sherman R, Grumet R (2017) Variation in cucumber fruit size and shape results from multiple components acting pre-anthesis and post-pollination. Planta 246: 641–658

Ramírez-Madera AO, Miller ND, Spalding EP, Weng Y, Havey MJ (2017) Spontaneous polyploidization in cucumber. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 130:1481-1490

Hou FF, Li S, Wang JY, Kang XP, Weng Y, Xing GM (2017) Identification and validation of reference genes for quantitative real-time PCR studies in long yellow daylily, Hemerocallis citrina Borani. PLoS One 12(3): e0174933

Pan Y, Qu SP, Bo KL, Gao ML, Haider KR, Weng Y (2017) QTL mapping of domestication and diversifying selection related traits in round-fruited semi-wild Xishuangbanna cucumber (Cucumis sativus L. var. xishuangbannanesis). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 130: 1531–1548

Hou SS, Niu HH, Tao QY, Wang SH, Gong ZH, Li S, Weng Y, Li Z (2017) A mutant in the CsDET2 gene leads to a systemic brassinosteriod deficiency and super compact phenotype in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 130: 1693-1703

Chen FF, Fu BB, Pan YP, Wen HF, Chen P, Weng Y, Li YH (2017) Fine Mapping identifies CsGCN5 encoding a histone acetyltransferase as putative candidate gene for tendril-less1 mutation (td-1) in cucumber. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 130: 1549-1558

Wang H, Li WQ, Qin YG, Pan YP, Wang XF, Weng Y, Chen P, Li YH (2017) The cytochrome P450 gene CsCYP85A1 is a putative candidate for super compact-1 (scp-1) plant architecture mutation in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Frontier in Plant Science 8: 266

Pan YP, Liang XJ, Gao ML, Meng HW, Liu HQ, Wen g Y, Cheng ZH (2017) Round fruit shape in WI7239 cucumber is controlled by two interacting quantitative trait loci with one encoding a tomato SUN homolog. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 130:573–586

Weng Y (2017) The cucumber genome. In: Springer International Publishing AG 2017, Grumet R et al (eds) Genetics and Genomics of Cucurbitaceae, Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models, DOI 10.1007/7397_2016_2.

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Miao H, Zhang SP, Wang M, Wang Y, Weng Y, Gu XF (2016) Fine mapping of virescent leaf gene v-1 in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). International Journal of Molecular Science 17: 1602

Lietzow CD, Zhu HY, Pandey S, Havey MJ, Weng Y (2016) QTL mapping of parthenocarpic fruit set in North American processing cucumber. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 129: 2387–2401.

Bo KL, Wang H, Pan YP, Behera TK, Pandey S, Wen CL, Wang YH, Simon PW, Li YH, Chen JF, Weng Y (2016) Cucumber Short Hypocotyl1 (Sh1) encodes a human SMARCA3-like chromatin remodeling factor regulating low-dosage UVB-dependent hypocotyl elongation. Plant Physiology 172: 1273-1292.

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Gao ML, Hu LL, Li YH, Weng Y (2016) The chlorophyll-deficient golden leaf mutation in cucumber is due to a single nucleotide substitution in CsChlI for magnesium chelatase I subunit. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 129: 1961-1973.

Zhu HY, Song PY, Koo D-H, Guo LQ, Li YM, Sun XF, Sun SR, Weng Y, Yang LM (2016) Genome wide SSR development in watermelon and their application in comparative mapping and genetic diversity. BMC Genomics 17: 557

Wang YH, VandenLangenberg K, Wehner TC, Kraan PAG, Suelmann J, Zheng XY,  Owens K, Weng Y (2016) QTL mapping for downy mildew resistance in cucumber inbred line WI7120 (PI 330628). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 129: 1493-1505.

Han YH, Pan JS, Thammapichai P, Li ZY, Weng Y (2016) Asynchronous meiosis in Cucumis hystrix-cucumber synthetic tetraploids resulting in low male fertility. Crop Journal 4: 275–279.

Li S, Pan YP, Wen CL, Li YH, Liu XF, Zhang XL, Behera TK, Xing GM, Weng Y (2016) Integrated analysis in bi-parental and natural populations reveals CsCLAVATA3 (CsCLV3) underlying carpel number variations in cucumber. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 129: 1007-1022.

Lin T, Wang SH, Zhong Y, Gao DL, Cui QZ, Chen HM, Zhang ZH, Shen HL, Weng Y, Huang SW (2016) A truncated F-box protein confers the dwarfism in cucumber. J Genetics Genomics 43: 223-226

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Devkota R, Rudd JC, Baker J, Peterson G, Worrall D, Bean B, Baughman T, Marshall D, Sutton R, Rooney L, Nelson L, Morgan G, Fritz A, Weng Y, Seabourn B. 2014. ‘TAM 112’ wheat: a greenbug and wheat curl mite resistant cultivar adapted to the dryland production system in the southern High Plains. J Plant Registrations 8: 291-297.

Lu H, Lin T, Klein J, Wang S, Zhou Q, Sun J, Weng Y, Huang S. 2014. QTL-seq identifies an early flowering QTL located near Flowering Locus T in cucumber. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 127(7):1491-1499.

Yang LM, Koo D-H, Li DW, Zhang T, Jiang JM, Luan FS, Renner SS, Hénaff E, Sanseverino W, Garcia-Mas J, Casacuberta J, Senalik DA, Simon PW, Chen JF, Weng Y. 2014. Next-generation sequencing, FISH mapping, and synteny-based modeling reveal mechanisms of dysploid chromosome reduction in Cucumis. Plant Journal 77: 16-30.

Qu SP, Pan YP, Weng .Y 2014. QTL Mapping of flowering time and fruit shape in Xishuangbana cucumber (Cucumis sativus L. var. xishuangbannanesis Qi et Yuan). Proc Cucurbitaceae 2014, pp 54-56.

Weng Y. 2014. Molecularly tagged genes and quantitative trait loci in cucumber – 2014. Proc Cucurbitaceae 2014, pp 48-53.

Wang Y, VandenLangenberg K, Wehner TC, Weng Y. 2014. QTLs for Downy mildew resistance and their association with LRR-RLK resistance gene analogs in cucumber. Proc Cucurbitaceae 2014, pp 17-20.

Levi A, Thies JA, Wechter PW, Farnham M, Weng Y. 2014. USVL-360, a novel watermelon tetraploid germplasm line. HortSciecne 49(3): 354-357.

Perumal A, Mornhinweg D, Vidya-Saraswathi D, Rudd JC, Chekhovskiy K, Saha M, Close TJ, Dahleen LS, Weng Y. 2014. Molecular mapping of greenbug (Schizaphis graminum) resistance gene Rsg1 in Barley. Plant Breeding 133: 227-233.

Liu SL, Gu XF, Miao H, Wang Y, Weng Y,Wehner TC, Zhang SP. 2014. Chromosome location and candidate gene identification of the gene for black spine in cucumber. Scientia Agricultura Sinica 47(1):122-132.

Sheng YY, Wang X, Wang YY, Weng Y. 2014. Digital cloning and expression analysis of flower development-related genes in melon, Cucumis melo L. Acta Horticulturae Sinica 41: 349–356 (In Chinese with English abstract).

Reddy SK, Weng Y, Rudd JC, Akhunov A, Liu SY. 2013. Transcriptomics of induced defense responses to greenbug aphid feeding in near isogenic wheat lines. Plant Science 216:26-36.

Li YH, Wen CL, Weng Y. 2013. Fine mapping of the pleiotropic locus B for black spine and orange mature fruit color in cucumber identifies a 50kb region containing a R2R3-MYB transcription factor.Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126:2187-2196.

He XM, Li YH, Pandey S, Yandell BS, Pathak M, Weng Y. 2013. QTL mapping of powdery mildew resistance in WI 2757 cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.).Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126:2149-2161.

Yang LM, Li DW, Li YH, Gu XF, Huang SW, Garcia-Mas J, Weng Y. 2013. A 1,681-locus consensus genetic map of cultivated cucumber including 67 NB-LRR resistance gene homolog and ten gene loci. BMC Plant Biology 2013,13:53.

Lu J, Qi JJ, Shi QX, Shen D, Zhang SP, Shao GJ, Li H, Sun ZY, Weng Y, Shang Y, Gu XF, Li XX, Zhu XG, Zhang JZ, van Treuren R, van Dooijeweert W, Zhang ZH, Huang SW. 2012. Genetic diversity and population structure of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). PLoS ONE 7(10):e46919.

Garcia-Mas J, Benjak A, Sanseverino W, Bourgeois M, Mir G, González VM, Hénaff E, Câmara F, Cozzuto L, Lowy E, Alioto T, Capella-Gutiérrez S, Blanca J, Cañizares J, Ziarsolo P, Gonzalez-Ibeas D, Rodríguez-Moreno L, Droege M, Du L, Alvarez-Tejado M, Lorente-Galdos B, Melé M, Yang LM, Weng Y, Navarro A, Marques-Bonet T, Aranda MA, Nuez F, Picó B, Gabaldón T, Roma G, Guigó R, Casacuberta JM, Arúsa P, Puigdomènech P. 2012. The genome of melon (Cucumis melo L.). Proc Natl Acad Sci, USA 109:11872–11877.

Yang LM, Koo DH, Li YH, Zhang XJ, Luan FS, Havey MJ, Jiang JM, Weng Y. 2012. Chromosome rearrangements during domestication of cucumber as revealed by high-density genetic mapping and draft genome assembly. Plant Journal 71:895–906.

Zhang H, Wang H, Guo SG, Ren Y, Gong GY, Weng Y, Xu Y. 2012. Identification and validation of a core set of microsatellite markers for genetic diversity analysis in watermelon, Citrullus lanatus Thunb.Matsum & Nakai. Euphytica 186:329-342.

Perumal A, Rudd JC, Ma YQ, Luo M-C, Weng Y. 2012. Fine genetic mapping of greenbug aphid resistance gene Gb3 in Aegilops tauschii. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 124:555-564.

Rudd JC, Devkota RN, Fritz AK, Baker JA, Obert DE, Worrall D, Sutton R, Rooney LW, Nelson LR, Weng Y, Morgan GD, Bean B, Ibrahim AM, Klatt AR, Bowden RL, Graybosch RA, Jin Y, Seabourn BW. 2012. Registration of ” TAM 401″ Wheat. Journal of Plant Registrations 6:60-65.

Li DW,  Cuevas H, Yang LM, Li YH, Garcia-Mas J, Zalapa J, Staub JE, Luan FS, Reddy U, He XM, Gong ZH, Weng Y. 2011. Syntenic relationships between cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) and melon (C. melo L.) chromosomes as revealed by comparative genetic mapping. BMC Genomics 2011, 12:396.

Li YH, Yang LM, Pathak M, Li DW, He XM, Weng Y. 2011. Fine genetic mapping of cp, a recessive gene for compact (dwarf) plant architecture in cucumber, Cucumis sativus L. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 123:973-983.

Miao H, Zhang SP, Wang XW, Zhang ZH, Li M, Mu SQ, Cheng ZC, Zhang RW,  Huang SW, Xie BY, Fang ZY, Zhang ZX, Weng Y, Gu XF. 2011. A linkage map of cultivated cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) with 248 microsatellite marker loci and seven genes for horticulturally important traits. Euphytica 172:167-176.

Šimková H, Šafář J, Kubaláková M, Suchánková P, Číhalíková J, Robert-Quatre H, Perumal A, Weng Y, Peng JH, Lapitan NLV, Ma YQ, You FM, Luo M-C, Barto J, Doležel J. 2011. BAC libraries from wheat chromosome 7D – efficient tool for positional cloning of aphid resistance genes. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology Volume 2011, Article ID 302543, doi:10.1155/2011/302543.

Jiang B, Lou QF, Wang D, Wu ZM, Zhang WP, Mibira KG, Weng Y, Chen JF. 2011. Retrotransposon- and microsatellite sequence-associated genomic changes in early generations of a newly synthesized allotetraploid Cucumis hystivus. Plant Molecular Biology 77:225-233.

Weng Y, Sun ZY. 2011. Chapter 1 Major Cucurbit Crops. In: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding in Crop Plants. Cucurbits. Wang YH, Behera T (eds). Science Publishers Inc. Enfield NH. CRC Press, Boca Raton FL, pp. 1-16.

Cavagnaro PF, Senalik DA, Yang LM, Simon PW, Harkins TT, Kodira CD, Huang SW, Weng Y. 2010. Genome-wide characterization of simple sequence repeats in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). BMC Genomics 2010, 11:569.

Kang HX, Weng Y, Yang YH, Zhang ZH, Zhang SP, Mao ZC, Cheng GH, Gu XF, Huang SW, Xie BY. 2010. Fine genetic mapping localizes cucumber scab resistance gene Ccu into an R gene cluster. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 122:795-803.

Vittal R, Ghosh N, Weng Y, Stewart BA. 2010. Genetic diversity among Sorghum bicolor L. Moench genotypes as revealed by prolamines and SSR markers. J Biotech Res 2:101-111.

Weng Y, Perumal A, Burd JD, Rudd JC. 2010. Biotypic diversity in greenbug (Hemiptera: Aphididae): microsatellite-based regional divergence and host-adapted differentiation. Journal of Economic Entomology 103:1454-1463.

Weng Y, Johnson S, Staub JE, Huang SW. 2010. An extended microsatellite genetic map of cucumber, Cucumis sativus L. HortScience 45:880-886

Weng Y. 2010. Cucumber phylogeny, genetics, and genomics as of 2010. Proc Cucurbitaceae 2010. pp 116-129.

Weng Y. 2010. Genetic diversity of Cucumis metuliferus populations revealed by cucumber genomic microsatellite markers. HortScience 45:214-219.

Weng Y. 2010. 2008 Public sector cucumber research priority survey. Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report, Issues 31-32:1-4.

The International Brachypodium Initiative (Abrouk M, Anderson O, Barbazuk W , Kerrie Barry K, Bartley L, Baxter I, Belcram H, Belknap W, Bragg J, Bruggmann R, Brutnell T, Bryant D, Buchmann J, Budak H, Byrne M, Cao P, Carrington J, Cass C, Chalhoub B, Chang J, Chapman E, Charles M, Chen S, de Oliveira AC, Cui Y, Dardick C, De Bodt S, Dvorak J, Fahlgren N, Febrer M, Filichkin S, Fox S, Ganssmann M, Garvin D, German M, Givan S, Green P, Grimwood J, Grotewold E, Gu Y, Gundlach H, Guna Gurazada SR, Haberer G, Harholt J, Harmon F, Harmon-Smith M, Hasterok R, Hazen S, Heese M, Hematy K, Higgins J, Höfte ,H Hsia AP, Hua Z, Huo N, Idziak D, Inze D, Jiang N, Jung KH, Kalluri U, Kalyanaraman A, Kimbrel J, Tice H, Lai J, Tuskan G, Lail K, Laudencia-Chingcuanco D, Lazo G, Lee SJ, Li P, Lindquist E, Liu Z, Lucas S, Luo MC, Ma J, Maia L, May G, Mayer K, McKenzie N, Meyers B, Michael T, Mitros T, Mockler T, Mouille G, Mueller L, Murat F, O’Connor D, Ouyang S, Pelloux J, Priest H, Rattei T, Rokhsar D, Ronald P, Rose J, Rowe S, Salse J, Scheller H, Schmutz J, Schnable P, Schnable J, Schnittger A, Schulman A, Sedbrook J, Sharma M, Sibout R, Spannagl M, Sullivan C, Sun Q, Tanskanen J, Thomson J, Tyler L, Ulvskov P, Unver T, Vega-Sanchez M, Verelst W, Vierstra R, Vogel J, Walsh S, Wang M, Weng Y, Wicker T, Wright J, Wu H, Wu W, Wu J, Yang X, Yilmaz A, York T, You F, Zhai J, Zhu L, Messing J, Pritham E, Sun C. 2010. Genome sequencing and analysis of the model grass Brachypodium distachyon. Nature 463:763-768.

Luo H, Rudd JC, Burd JD, Weng Y. 2010. Molecular mapping of greenbug resistance genes Gb2 and Gb6 in 1AL.1RS wheat-rye translocations. Plant Breeding 129:472-476.

Perumal A, Li WL, Rudd JC, Gill BS, Michels Jr. GJ, Weng Y. 2009. Greenbug (Schizaphis graminum Rond) feeding responses and EST-SSRbased genetic diversity among six diploid Brachypodium distachyon accessions. Plant Genetics Resources 7:72-79

Weng Y, Perumal A, Michels Jr. GJ, Rudd JC 2007. Cross-species transferability of EST- and genomic-derived microsatellite markers from six aphids and their use for study of biotypic diversity in the greenbug and Russian wheat aphid (Homoptera: Aphidinae). Insect Molecular Biology 16:613-622.

Weng Y, Perumal A, Devkota RN, Rudd JC. 2007. PCR-based markers for detection of different sources of 1AL.1RS and 1BL.1RS wheat-rye translocations in wheat genetic background. Plant Breeding 126:482-486

Weng Y, Michels Jr. GJ, Lazar MD, Rudd JC. 2005. Spatial and temporal distribution of induced resistance to greenbug herbivory in resistant and susceptible near isogenic lines of wheat. Journal of Economical Entomology 98:1024-1031.

Weng Y, Li WL, Devkota RN, Rudd JC. 2005. Microsatellite markers associated with two Aegilops tauschii-derived greenbug resistance loci in wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 110:462-469.

Weng Y, Lazar MD, Michels Jr. GJ, Rudd JC. 2004. Phenotypic mechanisms of host resistance against greenbug (Heteroptera: Aphididae) revealed by near isogenic lines of wheat. Journal of Economical Entomology 97:654-660.

Weng Y, Lazar MD. 2002. Comparison of homoeologous group-6 short arm physical maps of wheat and barley reveals similar distribution of recombinogenic and gene-rich regions. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 104:1078-1085.

Weng Y, Lazar MD. 2002. Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism (AFLP)- and simple sequence repeat (SSR)-based molecular tagging and mapping of greenbug (Schizaphis graminum Rond) resistance gene Gb3 in wheat. Plant Breeding 121: 218-223.

Weng Y, Tuleen NA, Hart GE. 2000. Extended physical maps and a consensus physical map of the group-6 chromosomes of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).Theoretical and Applied Genetics 100:519-527.

Wu LF, Wang XF, Weng Y, Chen PD, and Liu DJ (1997) Scab resistance and cytogenetics of backcross derivatives of the intergeneric hybrid between wheat and Roegneria kamoji. Journal of Anhui Agricultural Sciences, 25:7-10

Weng Y (1994) Genetic engineering and plant improvement. In: Biotechnology: theories and applications (He C.Y., Yang Y.H. etc. editors), China Agricultural Sci-Tech Publishing House, Beijing, pp 1-34.

Weng Y, and Liu DJ (1993) Advances in RFLP mapping of wheat, barley and rye (I). Journal of World Agriculture 11: 24-26

Weng Y, and Liu DJ (1993) Advances in RFLP mapping of wheat, barley and rye (II). Journal of World Agriculture 12: 15-17 (in Chinese)

Weng Y, and Liu DJ (1991) Morphology and cytogenetics of interspecific hybrids among three Roegneria species, R. ciliaris, R. japonensis and R. kamoji. Journal of Nanjing Agricultural University 14:6-11 (in Chinese)

Weng YQ, LF Wu, PD Chen and DJ Liu (1993) Development of alien addition lines with scab resistance from Roegneria kamoji. In: (Li Z.S., ed.) Proceedings of the Eighth International Wheat Genetics Symposium (July 20-25, 1993. Beijing, China), p 365-368.

Liu DJ, Weng YQ (1993) Recent progress in plant genetic engineering. Jiangsu Crop Newsletters (4): 1-8 (in Chinese).

Liu DJ, Weng Y (1990) Biotechnology and plant breeding. Journal of Nanjing Agricultural University, 13: 1-12 (in Chinese)

Liu DJ, Weng YQ, Chen PD (1990) Transfer of scab resistance from Roegneria species into wheat. In: (G. Kimber ed.) Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Chromosome Engineering in Plants (Univ. of Missouri – Columbia, USA), pp. 166-176.

Weng Y, and DJ Liu (1989) Morphology, scab resistance and cytogenetics of inter-generic hybrids between wheat and two Roegneria species. Scientia Agricultura Sinica 22:1-7

Weng Y, and DJ Liu (1989) Preliminary studies on screening of Fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance in wheat using crude toxins produced by Fusarium graminearum. Journal of Nanjing Agricultural University, 12:116-118

Liu DJ, Y Weng, YN Wang and PD Chen (1989) Gene transfer of scab resistance from Roegneria kamoji and Elymus giganteus L. to common wheat. Journal Jiangsu Agricultural Sciences 1:97-100 (in Chinese)