University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
 
 
 
GeorgeWagner

George J. Wagner

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Directions to University of Kentucky, Lexington, KYUniversity of Kentucky, PSS
Campus LocationKTRDC
1401 University Drive (Office:200L)
Lexington, KY 40546-0236
Phone(859) 257-5974
Fax(859) 323-1077
Emailgwagner@uky.edu

 

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This person page last updated on 2010-02-22




Classes

    Pls622 - Physiology of Plants I.; Credits - 3
    A physiological/biochemical treatment of central topics in modern plant physiology. Topics will include: plant-cell biology, ion transport, water and translocation, respiration and photosynthesis. Prereq: BIO 430G or equivalent or consent of coordinator. Prereq or concur: BCH 607. (Same as BIO/FOR 622.) .
    Instructors: George J. Wagner Sharyn Perry
    Pls623 - Physiology of Plants II; Credits - 3
    A physiological/biochemical treatment of central topics in modern plant physiology. Topics will include: plant hormones, an introduction to plant biotechnology, senescence and abscission, stress physiology, phytochrome-photomorphogenesis-phototropism nitrogen and sulfur metabolism. Prereq: BIO 430G or equivalent or consent of coordinator. Prereq or concur: BCH 607. (Same as BIO/FOR 623.) .
    Instructors: George J. Wagner Jan Smalle

Research/Teaching Publications

    Refereed Journal Articles

    King, B., D.W. Williams, and G.J. Wagner. 2011. Phylloplanins reduce the severity of gray leaf spot and brown patch diseases on turfgrasses. Crop Science 51(6):2829-2839. Published online: doi: 10.2135/cropsci2010.12.0727.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner David Williams
    Korenkov, V., B. King, K. Hirschi, and G.J. Wagner. 2009. Root-selective expression of AtCAX4 and AtCAX2 results in reduced lamina Cd in field grown Nicotiana tabacum L. Plant Biotechnology Journal 7:219-226.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner Brian King
    Kroumova, A.B., and G.J. Wagner. 2009. Pathways for synthesis and possibilities for genetic modification of sugar acyl groups produced by trichomes of Solanaceae species. General and Applied Plant Physiology. Bulgaria. 17 pp.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner Antoaneta Mihaylova-Kroumova
    Antoaneta B. Kroumova, Ryan W. Shepherd, and George J. Wagner 2007. Impacts of T-Phylloplanin Gene Knockdown and of Helianthus and Datura Phylloplanins on Peronospora tabacina Spore Germination and Disease Potential Plant Physiology 144:1843-1851 Publication URL
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner Antoaneta Mihaylova-Kroumova
    Kroumova, A.B., R.W. Shepherd, and G.J. Wagner. 2007. Impacts of T-phylloplanin gene knockdown and of Heilanthus and Datura phylloplanins on Peronospora tabacina spore germination and disease potential. Plant Physiology 144:1843-1851.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner Antoaneta Mihaylova-Kroumova
    Shepherd, R.W., and G.J. Wagner. 2007. Phylloplane proteins: Emerging defenses at the aerial frontline? Trends in Plant Sciences 12:51-56.
    Shepherd, R.W., T. Bass, R.L. Houtz, and G.J. Wagner. 2005. Phylloplanins of tobacco are defensive proteins deployed on aerial surfaces by short glandular trichomes. The Plant Cell 17:1851-1861.
    LLugon-Moulin, N., M. Zhang, F. Gadani, L. Rossi, D. Koller, M. Krauss, and G.J. Wagner. 2004. Critical review of the science for reducing cadmium in tobacco and other plants. Advances in Agronomy 83:111-180.
    Wagner, G.J., E. Wang, and R.W. Shepherd. 2004. New approaches for studying and exploiting an old protuberance, the plant trichome. Annals of Botany.
    Wagner, G.J., V. Korenkov, K. Hirschi, and N.H. Cheng. 2004. Potential of transgenic plants for reducing the cadmium contents of food and tobacco products. Recent Advances in Tobacco Science 30:49-59.
    Wang, E., J.T. Hall, and G.J. Wagner. 2004. Transgenic Nicotiana tabacum L. with enhanced trichome exudate Cembratriene-ol has reduced aphid infestation in the field. Molecular Breeding.
    Antoaneta B. Kroumova, George J. Wagner 2003. Different elongation pathways in the biosynthesis of acyl groups of trichome exudate sugar esters from various solanaceous plants. Planta (2003) 216: 1013-1021
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner Antoaneta Mihaylova-Kroumova
    Kroumova, A.B., and G.J. Wagner 1999. Mechanisms for elongation in the biosynthesis of long-chain fatty acid components of epi-cuticular waxes Phytochem. 50:1341-1345
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner Antoaneta Mihaylova-Kroumova
    Kroumova. A. B.; Wagner, G. J 1997. Application of improved methods to assess pathways for biosynthesis of long- and very-long-chain fatty acids. J. Agric. Food Chem. 45:4701-4705
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner Antoaneta Mihaylova-Kroumova
    Wagner G.J. and A.B. Kroumova 1997. A novel pathway for the biosynthesis of straight and branched, odd- and even-length, medium-chain fatty acids in plants. Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plant Lipids; Williams, J. P., Khan, M. U., Lem, N.W., Eds.; Kluwer Academic Publishers: the Netherlands, 1997; pp 42-44
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner Antoaneta Mihaylova-Kroumova
    Kroumova, A.B., and G.J. Wagner 1995. Methods for separation of free, short, medium, and long chain fatty acids and for their decarboxylation Anal. Biochemistry 225, 270-276
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner Antoaneta Mihaylova-Kroumova
    Kroumova, A.B., Xie, Z. and G.J., Wagner 1994. A pathway for the biosynthesis of straight and branched, odd and even-length, medium-chain fatty acids in plants Proc.Natl. Acid. Sci.Bulgaria 46(10): 97-98
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner Antoaneta Mihaylova-Kroumova

    Proceedings Publications

    Kroumova, A.B., Wagner G.J., and Davies M 2002. Biochemical observations on medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoate biosynthesis and accumulation in Pseudomonas mendocina. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 405: 95-103
    Authors in PSS Dept.: George J. Wagner Antoaneta Mihaylova-Kroumova