Pan J, Li X, Fu C, Bian J, Wang Z, Yu C, Liu X, Wang G, Tian R, Song X, Li C, Xia H, Zhao S, Hou L, Gao M, Zi H, Bertioli D, Leal-Bertioli S, Pandey MK, Wang X, and Zhao C. 2024.High-density bin-based genetic map reveals a 530-kb chromosome segment derived from wild peanut contributing to late leaf spot resistance. Theor Appl Genet.

Ballén‐Taborda C, Maharjan N, Hopkins M, Guimarães LA, Lindsey D, Bertioli DJ, and Leal‐Bertioli SC. 2024. A study of pod constriction in a peanut population with mixed wild and cultivated genetics. Crop Science.


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Srinivasan R, Chen YJ, Catto MA, Pandey S, Bertioli S, Abney M, Hunt BG, Bag S, Culbreath AK. Characterization of Gene Expression Patterns in Response to an Orthotospovirus Infection Between Two Diploid Peanut Species and their Hybrid. Frontiers in Plant Science.

Chen Y-J, Pandey S, Catto M, Leal-Bertioli S, Abney MR, Bag S, Hopkins M, Culbreath A, Srinivasan R. 2023. Evaluation of Wild Peanut Species and Their Allotetraploids for Resistance against Thrips and Thrips-Transmitted Tomato Spotted Wilt Orthotospovirus (TSWV). Pathogens.

Moretzsohn MD, Santos JF, Moraes AR, Custódio AR, Michelotto MD, Mahrajan N, Leal-Bertioli SC, Godoy IJ, and Bertioli DJ. 2023. Marker-assisted introgression of wild chromosome segments conferring resistance to fungal foliar diseases into peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Frontiers in Plant Science.

Tsai YC, Brenneman TB, Holbrook CC, Chu Y, Ozias-Akins P, Bertioli DJ, Leal-Bertioli SC. 2023. Development of a Greenhouse Method to Evaluate the Peanut Resistance to Athelia rolfsii. PhytoFrontiers™.


Levinson C, Chu Y, Leal-Bertioli S, Stalker H, Holbrook C, Gao D, and Ozias-Akins P. 2022. Diversity of Ultraviolet Reflection Pattern in Arachis Flowers. Peanut Science

Essandoh DA, Odong T, Okello DK, Fonceka D, Nguepjop J, Sambou A, Ballen-Taborda C, Chavarro C, Bertioli DJ, and Leal-Bertioli SCM. 2022. Quantitative trait analysis shows the potential for alleles from the wild species Arachis batizocoi and A. duranensis to improve groundnut disease resistance and yield in East Africa. Agronomy.

Godoy IG, Santos JF, Moretzsohn MC, Moraes ARA, Michelotto MD, Bolonhezi D, Nakayama F, De Freitas RS, Bertioli DJ, and Leal-Bertioli SCM. 2022. ‘IAC SEMPRE VERDE’: a wild-derived peanut cultivar highly resistant to foliar diseases. Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology 22(3): e41252232.

Grover CE, Forsythe ES, Sharbrough J, Miller ER, Conover JL, DeTar RA, Chavarro C, Arick MA, Peterson DG, Leal-Bertioli SCM, and Sloan DB. 2022. Variation in cytonuclear expression accommodation among allopolyploid plants. bioRxiv.

Samoluk SS, Vaio M, Ortíz AM, Chalup LMI, Robledo G, Bertioli DJ, and Seijo G. 2022. “Comparative repeatome analysis reveals new evidence on genome evolution in wild diploid Arachis (Fabaceae) species.” Planta. 256 (3): 1-18.

Ahmad N, Hou L, Ma J, Zhou X, Xia H, Wang M, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Zhao S, Tian R, Pan J, and Li C. 2022. Bulk RNA-Seq Analysis Reveals Differentially Expressed Genes Associated with Lateral Branch Angle in Peanut. Genes, 13(5), p.841.

Gonzales M, Kemerait R, Bertioli DJ, and Leal-Bertioli SCM. 2022. Strong Resistance to Early and Late Leaf Spot in Peanut-compatible Wild-derived Induced Allotetraploids. Plant Disease ja.

Gao D, Nascimento EFMB, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Abernathy B, Jackson SA, Araujo ACG, Bertioli DJ. 2022 TAR30, a homolog of the canonical plant TTTAGGG telomeric repeat, is enriched in the proximal chromosome regions of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Chromosome Research 30:77-90.

Forsythe ES, Grover CE, Miller ER, Conover JL, Arick II MA, Chavarro C, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Peterson DG, Sharbrough J, Wendel JF, Sloan DB. 2022. Organellar transcripts dominate the cellular mRNA pool across plants of varying ploidy levels. PNAS.

Grover CE, Forsythe ES, Sharbrough J, Miller ER, Conover JL, DeTar RA, Chavarro C, Arick II MA, Peterson DG, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Sloan DB, Wendel JF. 2022. Variation in cytonuclear expression accommodation among allopolyploid plants. bioRxiv.

Korani W, O’Connor D, Chu Y, Chavarro C, Ballen C, Ozias-Akins P, Wright G, Clevenger J. 2022. Accurate analysis of short read sequencing in complex genomes: A case study using QTL-Seq to target blanchability in peanut (Arachis hypogaea). bioRxiv 2021.03.13.435236.


Bertioli DJ, Clevenger J, Godoy IJ, Stalker HT, Wood S, Santos JF, Ballén-Taborda C, Abernathy BL, Azevedo V, Campbell J, Chavarro C, Chu Y, Farmer AD, Fonceka D, Gao D, Grimwood J, Halpin N, Korani W, Michelotto MD, Ozias-Akins P, Vaughn V, Youngblood C, Moretzsohn MC, Wright GC, Jackson SA, Cannon SB, Scheffler SB, Leal-Bertioli SCM. 2021. Legacy genetics of Arachis cardenasii in the peanut crop shows the profound benefits of international seed exchange. PNAS. 118 No. 38 e2104899118.

Ballén-Taborda, C, Chu, Y, Ozias-Akins, P, Holbrook, CC, Timper, P, Jackson, SA, Bertioli, D J, & Leal-Bertioli, SCM (2021) Development and genetic characterization of peanut advanced backcross lines that incorporate Root-Knot Nematode resistance from Arachis stenosperma [Original Research]. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12.

Catto MA, Shrestha A, Abney MR, Champagne DE, Culbreath AK, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Hunt BG, Srinivasan R. 2021. Defense-related gene expression following an orthotospovirus infection is influenced by host resistance in Arachis hypogaea. Viruses 13, 1303.

Holbrook CC, P. Ozias-Akins, Y. Chu, S. LamonD.J. BertioliS.C.M. Leal-Bertioli, A.K. Culbreath, and I.J. Godoy. 2021. Registration of TifGP-3 and TifGP-4 peanut germplasm lines. Journal of Plant Registrations 16:120-123.

Leal-Bertioli SCM, Nascimento Eliza FMB, Chavarro MCF, Custódio AR, Hopkins MS, Moretzsohn MC, Bertioli DJ, Araujo, Ana Claudia G. 2021. Spontaneous generation of diversity in Arachis neopolyploids (A. ipaënsis x A. duranensis)4x replays the early stages of peanut evolution. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics.

Levinson CM, Bertioli D, Chu Y, Hopkins MLeal-Bertioli SCM, Stalker HT, Ozias-Akins P. 2021. Development and applications of KASP markers distinguishing A- and B/K-genomes of Arachis. Euphytica 217:196.

Levinston CM, Antepenko ELeal-Bertioli SCM, Chu Y, Culbreath AK, Stalker HT, Gao D, and Ozias-Akins P. 2021. Resistance to rust (Puccinia arachidis Speg.) identified in nascent allotetraploids cross-compatible with cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Peanut Science.

Chu Y, Stalker HT, Marasigan K, Levinson CM, Gao D, Bertioli DJLeal-Bertioli SCM, Holbrook CC, Jackson SA, Ozias-Akins P. 2021. Registration of three peanut allotetraploid interspecific hybrids resistant to leaf spot diseases. J. Plant Registrations 1-4.

Chu, Y., Bertioli, D., Levinson, C.M., Stalker, H.T., Holbrook, C.C., Ozias-Akins, P. Homoeologous recombination is recurrent in the nascent synthetic allotetraploid Arachis ipaensis X Arachis correntina 4x and its derivatives. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics.

Ballen-Torborda, C., Chu, Y., Ozias-Akins, P., Timper, P., Jackson, S.A., Bertioli, D., Leal-Bertioli, S.C.M. Validation of resistance to root-knot nematode incorporated in peanut from the wild relative Arachis stenosperma. Agronomy Journal. 2021; 1−10.

Bertioli, D., Gao, D., Ballen-Torborda, C., Chu, Y., Ozias-Akins, P., Jackson, S.A., Holbrook, C.C., Leal-Bertioli, S.C.M. Registration of GA-BatSten1 and GA-MagSten1, two induced allotetraploids derived from peanut wild relatives with superior resistance to leaf spots, rust, and root-knot nematode. Journal of Plant Registrations 2021;1–7.

Korani W, O’Connor D, Chu Y, Chavarro C, Ballen C, Guo B, Ozias-Akins P, Wright G, Clevenger J. 2021. De novo QTL-seq identifies loci linked to blanchability in peanut (Arachis hypogaea) and refines previously identified QTL with low coverage sequence. Agronomy11(11):2201.

Gao D, Araujo, ACG, Nascimento, EFMB, Chavarro, MC, Xia H, Jackson, SA, Bertioli DJ, Leal-Bertioli SCM. 2021. ValSten: a new wild species derived allotetraploid for increasing genetic diversity of the peanut crop. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 


Bertioli, DJ, Abernathy, B, Seijo, G, Clevenger J, Cannon S. 2020. Evaluating two different models of peanut’s origin. Nature Genetics 52, 557–559.

Suassuna T, Suassuna N, Martins K, Matos R, Heuert J, Bertioli DLeal-Bertioli S, Moretzsohn M. 2020. Broadening the variability for peanut breeding with a wild species-derived induced allotetraploid. Agronomy, 10: 1917.

Lamon S, Chu Y, Guimaraes LA, Bertioli DJLeal-Bertioli SCM, Santos JF, Godoy IJ, Culbreath AK, Holbrook CC & Ozias-Akins P. 2020. Characterization of peanut lines with interspecific introgressions conferring Late Leaf Spot resistance. Crop Science.

Nascimento EFMB, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Bertioli DJ, Chavarro C, Freitas FO, Moretzsohn MC, Guimarães PM, Valls JFM Araujo ACG. 2020. Brazilian Kayabi Indian accessions of peanut, Arachis hypogaea (Fabales, Fabaceae): origin, diversity and evolution.  Genetics and Molecular Biology 43.

Ramos JPC, Dutra WF, Guerra YL, Luz LN, Cavalcanti JJV, Silva CRC, Leal-Bertioli SCMBertioli DJ & Santos RC. 2020. Prediction of genotypic values and selection gains in peanut lines derived from a synthetic amphidiploid. Journal of Experimental Agriculture International 4 2: 119-126, 2020.

Chavarro, C, Chu, Y, Holbrook, C, Isleib, T, Bertioli, D, Hovav, R, Butts, C, Marshall, L, Sorensen, R, Jackson, SA, Ozias-Akins, P. 2020. Pod and seed trait QTL identification to assist breeding for peanut market preferences. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 10(7): 2297-2315. doi:

Otyama PI, Roshan Kulkarni, Kelly Chamberlin, Peggy Ozias-Akins, Ye Chu, Lori M Lincoln, Gregory E MacDonald, Noelle L Anglin, Sudhansu Dash, David J Bertioli, David Fernández-Baca, Michelle A Graham, Steven B Cannon, Ethalinda K S Cannon. 2020. Genotypic characterization of the U.S. peanut core collection, G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics 10(11): 4013–4026,

Luo, Z, R Cui, C Chavarro, Y.-C Tseng, Zhou, H, Peng, Z, Chu, Y., Yang, X., Lopez, Y, Tillman, B, Dufault, N, Brenneman, T, Isleib, T, Holbrook, C, Ozias-Akins, P, Wang, J. 2020 Mapping quantitative trait loci (QTLs) and estimating the epistasis controlling stem rot resistance in cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea). Theor. Appl. Genet. 133: 1201–1212.


Suassuna TMF, Suassuna ND, Bogiani JC, Perina F, Fragoso DB, Sofiatti V, Medeiros EP, Moretzsohn MC, Leal-Bertioli SCMBertioli DJ, Heuert J, Assunção HF, Colnago LA, Gondim TMS, Vasconcellos RA, Schwengber JE & Bezerra JRC. 2019. BRS 425: the first runner peanut cultivar related to wild ancestral species. Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology 19: 373-377.

Ballén-Taborda, C., Chu, Y., Ozias-Akins, P. et al. A new source of root-knot nematode resistance from Arachis stenosperma incorporated into allotetraploid peanut (Arachis hypogaea). Sci Rep 9, 17702 (2019).

Bertioli DJ, Jenkins J, Clevenger J, Dudchenko O, Gao D, Seijo G, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Ren L, Farmer AD, Pandey MK, Samoluk SS, Abernathy B, Agarwal G, Ballen-Taborda C, Cameron C, Campbell J, Chavarro C, Chitikineni A, Chu Y, Dash S, Baidouri ME, Guo B, Huang W, Kim KD, Korani W, Lanciano S, Lui CG, Mirouze M, Moretzsohn MC, Pham M, Shin JH, Shirasawa K, Sinharoy S, Sreedasyam A, Weeks NT, Zhang X, Zheng Z, Sun Z, Froenicke L, Aiden EL, Michelmore R, Varshney RK, Holbrook CC, Cannon EKS, Scheffler BE, Grimwood J, Ozias-Akins P, Cannon SB, Jackson SA, Schmutz J. 2019 . The genome sequence of segmental allotetraploid peanut Arachis hypogaea. Nature Genetics. Vol 51 887-884.

Hickey LT, Hafeez AN, Robinson H, Jackson SALeal-Bertioli SCM, Tester M, Gao C, Godwin ID, Hayes BJ, Wulff BH. 2019. Breeding crops to feed 10 Billion. Nature Biotechnology.

Bertioli DJ. 2019. The origin and evolution of a favorite fruit. Nature Genetics. Vol 51 372-373.

Samoluk SS, Chalup LMI, Chavarro C, Robledo G, Bertioli DJJackson SA, Seijo G. 2019. Heterochromatin evolution in Arachis investigated through genome-wide analysis of repetitive DNA. An international Journal of Plant Biology, ISSN: 0032-0935.

Bertioli DJ. 2019. Re: Properly framed and balanced science is needed to inform policy makers on “pesticides”.


SrinivasanR, Abney MR, Lai P-C, Culbreath AK, Tallury S,Leal-Bertioli SCM. 2018. Resistance to thrips in peanut and implications for management of thrips and thrips-transmitted Orthotospovirus. Frontiers in Plant Science.

Ren L, Huang W, Cannon EKS, Bertioli DJ and Cannon SB (2018) A mechanism for genome size reduction following genomic rearrangements. Front. Genet. 9:454.

Dutra WF, Guerra IL, Ramos JPC, Fernandes PD, Silva CRC, Bertioli DJ, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Santos RC. 2018. Introgression of wild alleles into the tetraploid peanut crop to improve water use efficiency, earliness and yield. PlosOne.

Vinson CC, Mota APZ, Oliveira TN, Guimaraes LA, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Williams TCR, Nepomuceno AL, Saraiva MAP, Araujo ACG, Guimaraes PM, Brasileiro ACM. 2018. Early responses to dehydration in contrasting wild Arachis species. PlosOne.

Mota APZ, Vidigal B, Danchin EGJ, Togawa RC, Leal-Bertioli SCMBertioli DJ, Araujo ACG, Brasileiro ACM, Guimaraes PM. 2018. Comparative root transcriptome of wild Arachis reveals NBS-LRR genes related to nematode resistance. BMC Plant Biology 18:159.

Nascimento EFMB, Santos BV, Marques LOC, Guimarães PM, Brasileiro ACM, Leal-Bertioli SCMBertioli DJ. Araujo ACG. 2018. The genome structure of Arachis hypogaea (Linnaeus, 1753) and an induced Arachis allotetraploid revealed by molecular cytogenetics. Comparative Cytogenetics 12(1): 111–140.

Leal-Bertioli SCM, Godoy IJ, Santos JF, Doyle JJ, Guimarães PM, Abernathy BL, Jackson SA, Moretzsohn MC, Bertioli DJ. 2018. Segmental allopolyploidy in action: Increasing diversity through polyploid hybridization and homoeologous recombination. American Journal of Botany 105:1-14.

Agarwal G, Clevenger J, Pandey MK, Wang H, Shasidhar Y, Chu Y, Fountain JC, Choudhary D, Culbreath AK, Liu X, Huang G, Wang X, Deshmukh R, Holbrook CC, Bertioli DJ, Ozias-Akins P, Jackson SA, Varshney RK, Guo B. 2018. High-density genetic map using whole-genome resequencing for fine mapping and candidate gene discovery for disease resistance in peanut. Plant Biotechnology Journal (2018)16, pp. 1954–1967.


Leal-Bertioli SCM, Moretzsohn MC, Santos SP, Barsileiro ACM, Guimaraes PM, Bertioli DJ. 2017. Correction to Phenotypic effects of allotetraploidization of wild Arachis and their implications for peanut domestication. American Journal of Botany Vol 104 No. 2: 379-388. Link to article

Pandey M, Gaurav A, Kale S, Clevenger J, Nayak S, Sriswathi M, Chitikineni A, Chavarro C, Chen X, Upadhyaya H, Vishwakarma M, Leal-Bertioli S, Liang X, Bertioli D, Guo B, Jackson S, Ozias-Akins P, Varshney R. 2017. Development and evaluation of a high density genotyping ‘Axiom_Arachis’ array with 58 K SNPs for accelerating genetics and breeding in groundnut (Arachis species). Scientific Reports. 7, 40577,doi: 10.1038/srep40577 Link to article

Zhao C, Qiu J, Agarwal G, Wang J, Ren X, Xia H, Guo B, Ma C, Wan S, Bertioli DJ, Varshney RK, Pandey MK, Wang X. 2017. Genome-wide discovery of microsatellite markers from diploid progenitor species, Arachis duranensis and A. ipaensis, and their application in cultivated peanut (A. hypogaea). Frontiers in Plant Science 8:1209. Link to article

Clevenger J, Chu Y, Chavarro C, Agarwal G, Bertioli DJLeal-Bertioli SCM, Pandey MK, Vaughn J, Abernathy B, Barkley NA, Hovav R, Burow M, Nayak SN, Chitikineni A, Isleib TG, Holbrook CC, Jackson SA, Varshney RK, and Ozias-Akins P. 2016. Genome-wide SNP Genotyping Resolves Signatures of Selection and Tetrasomic Recombination in Peanut. Molecular Plant (2017),  Link to article

Clevenger J, Chu Y, Guimaraes L, Maia T, Bertioli DLeal-Bertioli S. Timper P, Holbrook CC, Ozias-Akins P. 2017. Gene expression profiling describes the genetic regulation of Meloidogyne arenaria resistance in Arachis hypogaea and reveals a candidate gene for resistance. 7:1317 Link to article

Clevenger J, Bertioli DJLeal-Bertioli SCM, Chu Y, Stalker HT, Ozias-Akins P. 2017. IntroMap: A Pipeline and Set of Diagnostic Diploid Arachis SNPs as a Tool for Mapping Alien Introgressions in Arachis hypogaea. Peanut Science. 44:66–73. Link to article

Carvalho PASV, Brasileiro ACM, Leal-Bertioli S, Bertioli D, Silva JP, Agostini-Costa TS, Gimenes MA. 2017. Coupled transcript and metabolite identification: insights on induction and synthesis of resveratrol in peanut, wild relatives and synthetic allotetraploid. Genetics and Molecular Research 16 (3). doi: 10.4238/gmr16039802. Link to article


Samoluk SS, Robledo G, Bertioli D, et al. 2016. Evolutionary dynamics of an at‑rich satellite DNA and its contribution to karyotype differentiation in wild diploid Arachis species. Mol Genet Genomics (2017) 292:283. Link to article

Leal-Bertioli SCM, Moretzsohn, MC, Roberts, PA, Ballén-Taborda C, Borba TCO, Valdisser PA, Vianello RP, Araújo ACG, Guimarães PM & Bertioli DJ. 2016. Genetic Mapping of Resistance to Meloidogyne arenaria in Arachis stenosperma: A New Source of Nematode Resistance for Peanut. G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics. 12,6(2):377-90. doi: 10.1534/g3.115.023044.  Link to article

Bertioli DJ, Cannon SB, Froenicke L, Huang G, Farmer AD, Cannon EK, Liu X, Gao D, Clevenger J, Dash S, Ren L, Moretzsohn MC, Shirasawa K, Huang W, Vidigal B, Abernathy B, Chu Y, Niederhuth CE, Umale P, Araújo AC, Kozik A, Kim KD, Burow MD, Varshney RK, Wang X, Zhang X, Barkley N, Guimarães PM, Isobe S, Guo B, Liao B, Stalker HT, Schmitz RJ, Scheffler BE, Leal-Bertioli SC, Xun X, Jackson SA, Michelmore R, Ozias-Akins P. 2016. The genome sequences of Arachis duranensis and Arachis ipaensis, the diploid ancestors of cultivated peanut. Nature Genetics. 48:438-46.  Link to article

Chaintreuil C, Rivallan R, Bertioli DJ, Klopp C, Gouzy J, Courtois B, Leleux P, Martin G, Rami J-F, Gully D, Parrinello H, Severac D, Patrel D, Fardoux J, Ribiere W, Boursot M, Cartieaux F, Czernic P, Ratet P, Mournet P, Giraud E, Arrighi JF. 2016. A gene-based map of the Nod factori-ndependent Aeschynomene evenia sheds new light on the evolution of nodulation and legume genomes. DNA Research, Volume 23, Issue 4, 365-376. Link to article

Stalker HT, Tallury SP, Seijo GR, Leal-Bertioli SC. 2016. Peanuts. Genetics, Processing and Utilization. Chapter 2. Biology, Speciation, and Utilization of Peanut Species. Academic Press and AOCS Press pp. 27-66. Link to article

Bertioli DJLeal-Bertioli SC, Stalker HT. 2016. Peanuts. Genetics, Processing and Utilization. Chapter 5. The Peanut Genome: The History of the Consortium and the Structure of the Genome of Cultivated Peanut and Its Diploid Ancestors. Academic Press and AOCS Press pp. 147-161.  Link to article


Suassuna TMF, Suassuna ND, Moretzsohn MC, Leal-Bertioli SCMBertioli DJ, Medeiros EP. 2015. Yield, market quality, and leaf spots partial resistance of interspecific peanut progenies. Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology 15:175-180. DOI: 10.1590/1984-70332015v15n3n30. Link to article

Leal-Bertioli SCM, Shirasawa K, Abernathy B, Moretzsohn M, Chavarro C, Clevenger J, Ozias-Akins P, Jackson SADavid B. 2015a. Tetrasomic recombination is surprisingly frequent in allotetraploid Arachis. Genetics 199 (4):1093–1105. doi:10.1534/genetics.115.174607. Link to article

Leal-Bertioli SCM, Cavalcante U, Gouveia EG, Ballen-Taborda C, Shirasawa K, Guimaraes PM, Jackson SABertioli DJ, Moretzsohn MC. 2015b. Identification of QTLs for rust resistance in the peanut wild species Arachis magna and the development of KASP markers for marker-assisted selection. Genes/Genomes/Genetics 5 (7):1403-1413. doi:10.1534/g3.115.018796.  Link to article

Brasileiro ACM, Morgante C, Araujo ACG, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Silva AK, Martins ACQ, Vinson CC, Santos CMR, Bonfim O, Togawa RC, Saraiva MAP, Bertioli DJ, Guimaraes PM. 2015. Transcriptome profiling of wild Arachis from water-limited environments uncovers drought tolerance candidate genes. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter:1-17. doi:10.1007/s11105-015-0882-x. Link to article

Guimarães, P.M., L.G. Arrais, C.V. Morgante, O.B. Silva Jr, A.C.G. Araujo, Martins, ACQ, Saraiva, MAP, Oliveira, TN, Togawa RC, Leal-Bertioli SCMBertioli DJ, Brasileiro ACM. 2015. Root transcriptome analysis of wild peanut reveals candidate genes for nematode resistance. Plos One.


Bertioli DJ, Ozias-Akins P. Chu Y, Dantas KM, Santos SP, Gouvea E, Guimarães PM, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Knapp SJ, Moretzsohn MC. 2014. The Use of SNP Markers for Linkage Mapping in Diploid and Tetraploid Peanuts. Genes Genomes and Genetics 4:89-96. Link to article

Leal-Bertioli SCM, Santos SP, Dantas KM, Inglis PW, Nielen S, Araujo ACG, Silva JP, Cavalcante U, Guimarães PM, Brasileiro ACM, Carrasquilla-Garcia N, Penmetsa RV, Cook D, Moretzsohn MC, Bertioli DJ. 2015c. Arachis batizocoi: a study of its relationship to cultivated peanut (A. hypogaea) and its potential for introgression of wild genes into the peanut crop using induced allotetraploids. Annals of Botany 115 (2):237-249. doi:10.1093/aob/mcu237  Link to article

Ratnaparkhe, MB, Lee TH, Tan X, Wang X, Li J, Kim C, Rainville LK, Lemke C, Compton RO, Robertson J, Gallo M, Bertioli DJ, Paterson AH. 2014. Comparative and Evolutionary Analysis of Major Peanut Allergen Gene Families. Genome Biology and Evolution, Volume 6, Issue 9, 2468-2488. Link to article

Rami JF, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Fonceka D, Moretzsohn M, Bertioli DJ. 2014. Alien Gene Transfer in Crop Plants. Chapter 12. Groundnut Link to article

Miranda Brasileiro AC, Guerra Araujo AC, Leal-Bertioli SC, Guimaraes PM. 2014. Genomics and Genetic Transformation in Arachis. Int J Plant Biol Res 2(3): 1017. Link to article


Stalker HT, Tallury SP, Ozias-Akins P, Bertioli DLeal-Bertioli SC. 2013. The Value of Diploid Peanut Relatives for Breeding and Genomics. Peanut Science: July 2013, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 70-88. Link to article

Shirasawa K, Bertioli DJ, Varshney RK, Moretzsohn MC, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Thudi M, Pandey MK, Rami J-F, Fonceka D, Gowda MVC, Qin H, Guo B, Hong Y, Liang X, Hirakawa H, Tabata S, Isobe S. 2013. Integrated Consensus Map of Cultivated Peanut and Wild Relatives Reveals Structures of the A and B Genomes of Arachis and Divergence of the Legume Genomes. DNA Research pp. 1–12.  doi:10.1093/dnares/dss042. Link to article

Bertioli DJ, Vidigal B, Nielen S, Ratnaparkhe MB, Lee T-H, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Kim C, Guimarães PM, Seijo G, Schwarzacher T, Paterson AH, Heslop-Harrison P, Araujo ACG. 2013. The repetitive component of the A genome of peanut (Arachis hypogaea) and its role in remodelling intergenic sequence space since its evolutionary divergence from the B genome. Annals of Botany 112: 545-559 doi: 10.1093/aob/mct128.  Link to article

Morgante CV, Brasileiro ACM, Roberts PA, Guimaraes LA, Araujo ACG, Fonseca LN, Leal-Bertioli SCMBertioli DJ, Guimaraes PM. 2013. A survey of genes involved in Arachis stenosperma resistance to Meloidogyne arenaria race. 1 Functional Plant Biology. to article


Wang H, Penmetsa RV, Yuan M, Gong L, Zhao Y, Guo B, Farmer AD, Rosen BD, Gao J, Isobe S, Bertioli DJ, Varshney RK, Cook DR, He G. 2012. Development and characterization of BAC-end sequence derived SSRs, and their incorporation into a new higher density genetic map for cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). BMC Plant Biology  12:10. Link to article

Macedo SE, Moretzsohn MC, Leal-Bertioli SC, Alves DM, Gouvea EG, Azevedo VC, Bertioli DJ. 2012, Development and characterization of highly polymorphic long TC repeat microsatellite markers for genetic analysis of peanut. BMC Res Notes. 5(1):86. Link to article

Gautami B, Fonceka D, Pandey MK, Moretzsohn MC, Sujay V, Qin H, Hong Y, Faye I, Chen X, BhanuPrakash A, Shah TM, Gowda MVC, Nigam SN, Liang X, Hoisington DA, Guo B, Bertioli DJ, Rami JF, Varshney RK. 2012. An International Reference Consensus Genetic Map with 897 Marker Loci Based on 11 Mapping Populations for Tetraploid Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.). PloS ONE 7(7): e41213.  Link to article

Fonceka D, Tossim HA, Rivallan R, Vignes H, Faye I, Ndoye O, Moretzsohn MC, Bertioli DJ, Glaszmann J-C, Courtois B, Rami J-F. 2012. Fostered and left behind alleles in peanut: interspecific QTL mapping reveals footprints of domestication and useful natural variation for breeding. BMC Plant Biology, 12:26.  Link to article

Fonceka D, Tossim H-A, Rivallan R, Vignes H, Lacut E, de Bellis F, Faye I, Ndoye O, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Valls JFM, Bertioli DJ, Glaszmann J-C, Courtois B, Rami J-F. 2012 Construction of Chromosome Segment Substitution Lines in Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Using a Wild Synthetic and QTL Mapping for Plant Morphology. PlosOne 7(11)| e48642. Link to article

Leal-Bertioli, SCM, Bertioli DJ, Guimarães PM, Pereira TD, Galhardo I, Silva JP, Brasileiro ACM, Oliveira RS, Silva PIT, Vadez V, Araujo ACG. 2012. The effect of tetraploidization of wild Arachis on leaf morphology and other drought-related traits. Environmental and Experimental Botany 84:17-24. Link to article

Moretzsohn MC, Gouvea EG, Inglis PW, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Valls JFM, Bertioli DJ. 2013. A study of the relationships of cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea) and its most closely related wild species using intron sequences and microsatellite markers. Annals of Botany, 11: 113-126.  Link to article

Guimarães PM, Brasileiro ACM, Morgante CV, Martins ACQ, Pappas G, Silva Jr OB, Togawa R, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Araujo ACG, Moretzsohn MC, Bertioli DJ. 2012. Global transcriptome analysis of two wild relatives of peanut under drought and fungi infection. BMC Genomics.13:387 Link to article

Morgante CV, Martinis AC, de Araujo Guerra AC, Leal-Bertioli SCMBertioli DJ, Guimaraes PM, Brasileiro ACM. 2012. Selection of reference genes for studies of gene expression in the genus Arachis (Portuguese version). Embrapa Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia. Link to article


Ravi K, Vadez V, Isobe S, Mir RR, Guo Y, Nigam SN, Gowda MVC, Radhakrishnan T, Bertioli DJ, Knapp SJ, Varshney RK. 2011. Identification of several small main-effect QTLs and a large number of epistatic QTLs for drought tolerance related traits in groundnut (Arachishypogaea L.). Theor Appl Genet 122:1119-1132 Link to article

Bertioli DJ, Seijo G, Freitas FO, Valls JFM, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Moretzsohn MC. 2011. An overview of peanut and its wild relatives. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization 1–16. doi:10.1017/S1479262110000444. Link to article

Nielen S, Vidigal dos Santos B, Leal-Bertioli S, Ratnaparkhe M, Paterson AH, Garsmeur O, D`Hont A, Guimarães P, Bertioli D. 2011. Matita, a new retroelement from peanut: characterization and evolutionary context in the light of the Arachis A–B genome divergence. Mol Genet Genomics. 287(1):21-38. doi: 10.1007/s00438-011-0656-6. Link to article

Pandey MK, Gautami B, Jayakumar T, Sriswath M, Upadhyaya HD, Gowda MVC, Radhakrishnan T, Bertioli DJ, Knapp SJ, Cook DR, Varshney RK. 2011. Highly informative genic and genomic SSR markers to facilitate molecular breeding in cultivated groundnut (Arachis hypogaea). Plant Breediing 131, 139-147.  Link to article

Pandey MK, Monyo E, Ozias-Akins P, Liang X, Guimaraes P, Nigam SN, Upadhyaya HD, Janila P, Zhang X, Guo B, Cook DR, Bertioli DJ, Michelmore R, Varshney RK. 2011. Advances in Arachis genomics for peanut improvement. Biotechnology Advances 30, 639-651. Link to article

Symposium on Tolerance to Water Deficiency in Plants: Adapting Crops to the Climate of the Future (Portuguese Version) Link to article

Morgante, C V., Guimaraes, PM., Martins, ACQ., Araujo, ACG, LealBertioli, SCM, Bertioli, DJ, Brasileiro, ACM. 2011. Reference genes for quantitative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction expression studies in wild and cultivated peanut. BMC Research Notes, v. 4.  Link to article


Leal-Bertioli SCM, Farias MP, Silva PIT, Guimarães PM, Brasileiro ACM, Bertioli DJ, Araujo ACG. 2010. Ultrastructure of the Initial Interaction of Puccinia arachidis and Cercosporidium personatum with Leaves of Arachis hypogaea and Arachis stenosperma. Journal of Phytopathology. 158: 792-796. Link to article

Nielen S, Fonseca FC, Leal-Bertioli SC, Guimarães P, Seijo G, Town C, Arrial R & Bertioli D. 2010. FIDEL—a retrovirus-like retrotransposon and its distinct evolutionary histories in the A- and B-genome components of cultivated peanut. Chromosome Research.18:227-246. DOI 10.1007/s10577-009-9109-z.  Link to article

Guimarães PM, Brasileiro ACM, Proite K, Araujo ACG, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Pic-Taylor A, Silva FR, Morgante CV, Ribeiro SG, Bertioli DJ. 2010. A Study of Gene Expression in the Nematode Resistant Wild Peanut Relative, Arachis stenosperma, in Response to Challenge with Meloidogyne arenaria. Tropical Plant Biology. 2010. DOI: 10.1007/s12042-010-9056-z. Link to article


Varshney RK, Bertioli DJ, Moretzsohn MC, Vadez V, Krishnamurthy L, Aruna R, Nigam SN, Moss BJ, Seetha K, Ravi K, He G, Knapp SJ, Hoisington DA. 2009. The first SSR-based genetic linkage map for cultivated groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Theor Appl Genet 118:729-739.  Link to article

Leal-Bertioli SCM, José ACFV, Alves-Freitas DMT, Moretzsohn MC, Guimarães PM, Nielen S, Vidigal B, Pereira RW, Pike J, Fávero AP, Parniske M, Varshney RK, Bertioli DJ. 2009. Identification of candidate genome regions controlling disease resistance in Arachis. BMC Plant Biology, 9:112. doi:10.1186/1471-2229-9-112. Link to article

Martins WS, Soares Lucas DC, de Souza Neves KF, Bertioli DJ. 2009. WebSat – A web software for microsatellite marker development. Bioinformation 3(6): 282-283. Link to article

Fonceka D, Hodo-Abalo T, Rivallan R, Faye I, Sall MN, Ndoye O, Favero AP, Bertioli DJ, Glaszmann J-C, Courtois B, Rami J-F. 2009. Genetic mapping of wild introgressions into cultivated peanut: a way toward enlarging the genetic basis of a recent allotetraploid. BMC Plant Biology, 9:103. Link to article

Moretzsohn MC, Gobbi AV, Teixeira C, Alves DMT, Pereira RW, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Guimarães PM, Lopes CR, Cavallari MM, Bertioli DJ, Gimenes MA. 2009. A linkage map for the B-genome of Arachis (Fabaceae) and its synteny to the A-genome. BMC Plant Biology 9:40. Link to article

Bertioli D, Moretzsohn M, Madsen LH, Sandal N, Leal-Bertioli S, Guimarães P, Hougaard BK, Fredslund J, Schauser L, Nielsen AM, Sato S, Tabata S, Cannon S & Stougaard J. 2009. An analysis of synteny of Arachis with Lotus and Medicago sheds new light on the structure, stability and evolution of legume genomes. BMC Genomics. 10: 45. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-45. Link to article

Nielen S, Campos Fonseca F, Guimaraes P, Leal-Bertioli SCBertioli D. 2009. Isolation and Characterization of Retrotransposons in Wild and Cultivated Peanut Species. Induced Plant Mutations in the Genomics Era. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 439-442. Link to article


Proite P, Carneiro R, Falcão R, Gomes A, Leal-Bertioli S, Guimarães P Bertioli D. 2008. Post-infection development and histopathology of Meloidogyne arenaria race 1 on Arachis spp. Plant Pathology on line.doi:10.1111/j.1365-3059.2008.01861.x. Link to article

Miller RNG, Bertioli DJ, Baurens FC, Santos CMR, Alves PC, Martins NF, Togawa RC, Souza Junior MT, Pappas Junior GJ. 2008. Analysis of non-TIR NBS-LRR resistance gene analogs in Musa acuminata Colla: Isolation, RFLP marker development, and physical mapping. BMC Plant Biology 8:15. Link to article

Hougaard BK, Madsen LH, Sandasl N, de Carvalho Moretzson M, Fredslund J, Schauser L, Nielsen AM, Rohde T, Sato S, Tabata S, Bertioli DJ, Stougaard J. 2008. Legume Anchor Markers Link Syntenic Regions Between Phaseolus vulgaris, Lotus japonicus, Medicago truncatula and Arachis. Genetics Aug; 179(4): 2299-312. Link to article

Guimaraes PM, Garsmeur O, Proite K, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Seijo G, Chaine C, Bertioli DJ, D’Hont A. 2008. BAC libraries construction from the ancestral diploid genomes of the allotetraploid cultivated peanut. BMC Plant Biology 8:14. Link to article

Genomics of Peanut, a Major Source of Oil and Protein Link to article

Alves DMT, Pereira RW, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Moretzsohn MC, Guimarães PM Bertioli DJ. 2008. Development and use of single nucleotide polymorphism markers for candidate resistance genes in wild peanuts (Arachis spp). Genetics and Molecular Research 7(3): 631-642. Link to article

Brasileiro ACM, Santos CMR, Morgante CV, Martins ACQ, Silva FR, Araujo ACG, Bertioli DJLeal-Bertioli SCM, Guimaraes PM. 2008. In silica analysis of the differential gene expression of Arachis magna plants subject to water stress. Embrapa Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia. Boletim de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento ISSN 1676-340.  (Portuguese version) Link to article

Silva PIT, Ribeiro S, Proit K, Guimaraes PM, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Bertioli D, Carneiro R, Araujo ACG. 2008. Analysis by in situ hybridization of the expression of metallothionines in Arachis stenosperma after inoculation with Meloigogyne arenaria (Nematoda). Embrapa Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia. Boletim de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento ISSN 1676-340 (Portuguese version) Link to article

Genomics of Peanut, a Major Source of Oil and Protein. Chapter 17 Link to article


Proite K, Leal-Bertioli SCMBertioli DJ, Moretzsohn MC, Silva FR, Martins NF & Guimarães PM. 2007.  ESTs from a wild Arachis species for gene discovery and marker development. BMC Plant Biology. 2007. 7(7). Link to article

Seijo G, Lavia GI, Fernandez A, Krapovickas A, Ducass DA, Bertioli DJ, Moscone EA. 2007. Genomic relationships between the cultivated Peanut (Arachis Hypogaea, Leguminosae) and its close relatives revealed by double GISH. American Journal of Botany 94(12): 1963-1971. Link to article

Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants. Oilseeds. Chapter 3 Peanut Link to article

Leal-Bertioli SCM, Guimarães PM & Bertioli DJ. 2007. Targeting and genotyping RGAs in a mapping population of the AA genome of wild Arachis. Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology. 7:180-186. Link to article

Leal-Bertioli SCM, Vadez V, Guimaraes PM, Silva PIT, Moraes LFMV, Bertioli DJ, Araujo ACG. 2007. Evaluation of wild species of Arachis, hybrids and peanut cultivars for characteristics related to the response to water stress. Embrapa Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia. Boletim de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento ISSN 1676-1340. (Portuguese version) Link to article


Martins W, de Sousa D, Proite K, Guimaraes P, Moretzsohn M, Bertioli D. 2006. New softwares for automated microsatellite marker development. Nuclei Acids Research Vol. 34 No  4 Link to article

Fredslund J, Madsen LH, Hougaard BK, Nielsen AM, Bertioli D, Sandal N, Stougaard J, Schauser L. 2006. A general pipeline for the development of anchor markers for comparative genomics in plants. BMC Genomics 7:207. Link to article


Moretzsohn MC, Leoi L, Proite K, Guimarães PM, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Gimenes MA, Martins WS, Grattapaglia D, Bertioli DJ. 2005. A microsatellite-based, gene-rich linkage map for the AA genome of Arachis (Fabaceae). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 111:1060-1071. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-005-0028-x. Link to article

Guimarães PM, José ACFV, BertiolI DJLeal-Bertioli SCM. 2005. Desenvolvimento de Marcadores Moleculares para Análogos a Genes de Resistência em Arachis spp. Silvestres. Fitopatologia Brasileira 30 (6):.663-667. ISSN 0100-4158. doi: 10.1590/S0100-41582005000600017. Link to article

Bertioli DJLeal-Bertioli SCM, Jones J, Thomas C, Burrows PR, Monte DC & Guimarães PM. 2001. Expression, of tomato Cf genes and their corresponding avirulence genes in transgenic tobacco plants using nematode responsive promoters. Annals of Applied Biology. 138:333-342. Link to article

Leal-Bertioli SCM, Guedes L, Guimaraes PM, Favero AP, Bertioli DJ. 2005. Sequence isolation of Arachis stenosperma in response to a Puccina arachidis and Cercosporidium personatum  iinfection through CDNA – AFLP. Embrapa Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia. Boletim Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento ISSN 1676-1340 (Portuguese version) Link to article

Guimaraes PM, Jose AC, Proite K, Bertioli DJLeal-Bertioli SCM. 2005. Development of molecular markers for analogs to resistance genes in wild Arachis spp. Embrapa Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia. Fitopal. bras 30(6). (Portuguese version) Link to article


Leal-Bertioli SCM, Guimaraes PM, Jose AC, Parniske M, Bertioli DJ. 2004. RGA Display: A new strategy of utilization of RGAs  (Portuguese version). Embrapa Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia. Boletim de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento ISSN 1676-1340 Link to article


Bertioli DJLeal-Bertioli SCM, Lion MB, Santos VL, Pappas Jr. G, Cannon SB & Guimarães PM. 2003. A large scale analysis of resistance gene homologues in Arachis. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 270, 34-45. Link to article

Wild Peanut – A source for pests resistance (Portuguese version) Link to article

Guimarães PM, Leal-Bertioli SCM, Davis EL, Curtis RH & Bertioli DJ. 2003. Isolation of two cDNAS encoding a tropomyosin and an intermediate filament protein from the Soybean Cyst Nematode Heterodera Glycines. Nematropica 33(1)87-95. Link to article

Leal-Bertioli SCM, Pascoal AV, Guimarães PM, Grossi de Sá MF, Guimarães RL, Monte, DC & Bertioli DJ. 2003. Transgenic tobacco plants expressing Tarin 1 inhibit the growth of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato and the development of Spodoptera frugiperda. Annals of Applied Biology. 143, 349-357. Link to article