Peer Reviewed Publications

Jahn, M.M. 2021. How ‘multiple breadbasket failure’ became a policy issue. Issues in Science and Technology 37(2):80-86. 80–86 Jahn – How Multiple Breadbasket Failure Became a Policy Issue (Winter 2021)

Ziemke, J. B. Jayamaha and M.M. Jahn. March 25, 2021. Crisis-Mapping and crowdsourcing in complex emergencies. In: Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis, in press. Oxford University Press. Crisis Mapping and Crowdsourcing

Yu, X., P. Wang, J. Li, Q. Zhao, C. Ji, Z. Zhu, Y. Zhai, X. Qin, J. Zhou, H. Yu, X. Cheng, S. Isshiki, Jahn, J.J. Doyle, C. Ottosen, Y. Bai, Q. Cai, C. Cheng, Q. Lou, S. Huang and J. Chen. 2021. Whole genome sequence of synthesized allopolyploids in Cucumis reveals insights into genome evolution of allopolyploidization. Advanced Science in press. DOI: 10.1002/advs.202004222

Gardeazabal, A., Lunt, T., Jahn, M., Verlhurst, N., Hellin, J., Govaerts, B. 2021. Knowledge Management for innovation in agri-food systems: a conceptual framework. Knowledge Management Research and Practice.

Cheng, C., Li, Q., Wang, X., Li, Y., Qian, C., Li, J., Lou, Q., Jahn, M., Chen, J. 2020. Identification and Expression Analysis of the CsMYB Gene Family in Root Knot Nematode-Resistant and Susceptible Cucumbers. Published Online 2 December 2020.

Collier, S. Green, S. Inman, A. Hopkins, D. Kendall, H. Jahn, M. Jungait, J. 2020. Effect of farm management on topsoil organic carbon and aggregate stability in water: A case study from southwest England, UK. Published online 23 September 2020.

Guzmán, F.A., S. Moore, M.C. de Vicenti and M.M. Jahn. 2019. Microsatellites to enhance characterization, conservation and breeding value of Capsicum germplasm. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. Published online 4 July 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s10722-019-00801-w. 

Egan, A., Fellman, S.M., G.M. Stellari, B.-C. Kang and M.M. Jahn. 2019. Tandem gene duplication and recombination at the AT3 locus in the Solanaceae, a gene essential for capsaicinoid biosynthesis in Capsicum. PLoS ONE 14(1): e0210510. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210510. 

Paustian, K, S.M. Collier, J. Baldock, R. Burgess, J. Creque, M. DeLonge, J. Dungait, B. Ellert, S. Frank, T. Goddard, B. Govaerts, M. Grundy, M. Henning, C. Izuarralde, M. Madaras, B. McConkey, E. Porzig, C. Rice, R. Searle, N. Seavy, R. Skalsky, W. Mulhern and M.M. Jahn. 2019. Quantifying soil carbon measurement for agricultural soils management: From the present status to a global soil information system. Published online 3 September 2019. DOI: 10.1080/17583004.2019.1633231 

Jayamaha, B., J. Matisek, K. Petit and M.M. Jahn. 2019. The Great Saudi-Arabian Proxy Game. Middle East Quarterly.

Ziemke, J. B. Jayamaha and M.M. Jahn. 2019. Crisis-Mapping and crowdsourcing in complex emergencies. In: Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis, Oxford University Press (in press).

Jayamaha, B., J. Matisek, W. Reno, M.M. Jahn. 2018. Changing weather patterns, climate change and civil war dynamics: Institutions and conflicts in the Sahel. J. Diplomacy and International Relations 20(1):70-87. 

Matisek, J., T Robison, B. Jayahama and M.M. Jahn. 2019. Extending the ‘American Century’: The 19 need for revisiting the social contract. Georgetown J Int Affairs (in press).

Venkatesh, J., J. An,W.-H. Kang, M.M. Jahn, B.-C. Kang. 2018. Fine mapping of the dominant potyvirus resistance gene, Pvr7 reveals a relationship with Pvr 4 in Capsicum annuum. Phytopathology 108(1):142-148. DOI: 10.1094/PHYTO-07-17-0231-R

Perez, K., J.S. Froikin-Gordon, I.K. Adbourhamane, V. Levasseur, A.A. Alfari, M. Armel, O. Bonsu, B. Habsatou, F. Assogba-Komlan, A.A. Mbaye, M. Noussourou, L.C. Otoidobiga, L. Ouedraogo, T. Kon, M. Rojas, K.T. Gamby, R.L. Gilbertson, F. Shotkoski, and M. M. Jahn. 2017. Connecting smallholder vegetable producers to improved seed in West Africa. Agriculture and Food Security 6:42-56. DOI: 10.1186/s40066-017-0118-4

Lal, R., R.H. Mohtar, A.T. Assi, R. Ray, H. Baybil and M.M. Jahn. 2017. Soils at the center of the food-energy-water nexus. Curr Sustainable/Renewable Energy Repts 4(3):117-129. DOI: 10.1007/s40518-017-0082-4. 

Lunt, T., A.W. Jones, W.S. Mulhern, D.P.M. LeZaks, M.M. Jahn. 2016. Vulnerabilities to agricultural production shocks: An extreme, plausible scenario for assessment of risk for the insurance sector. Climate Risk Management. 13:1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.crm.2016.05.001 

Holdsworth, W.L., K.E. LaPlant, D.C. Bell, M.M. Jahn and M. Mazourek. 2016. Cultivar-based introgression mapping reveals wild species-derived Pm-0, the major powdery mildew resistance locus in squash. PLoS ONE 11(12): e0167715. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167715.

Venkatesh, J., M.M. Jahn, B.-C. Kang. 2016. Genome-wide analysis and evolution of the Pto-like protein kinase (PLPK) gene family in pepper. PLoS ONE 11(8):e0161545. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161545. 

LaPlant, K.E., L.E. Wyatt, G. Moriarty, M. Fink-Brodnick, M.M. Jahn and M. Mazourek. 2016. Powdery Mildew Resistant pumpkin inbred lines. HortScience 51(10):1297-1300. DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI10866-16

Rakotondrafara, A.M., E. Arcibal, K.M. Gold, S. Flaherty, J. Jiang, M. M. Jahn. 2016. A mutant eIF4E confers differential resistance to Potato virus Y strains and is inherited in a dominant manner in the potato varieties ‘Atlantic’ and ‘Russet Norkotah’. American Journal of Potato Research. 93(1):64-71. DOI 10.1007/s12230-015-9489-x

Moffor, R.O., J. Nelson, M. Jahn and J. Nelson. 2015. Findings from the Caring International Research Collaborative: Using caring science to assess and support food sustainability systems for women living with HIV/AIDS in a village in Cameroon. Interdisciplinary J. of Partnership Studies. 1(1). DOI: 10.24926/ijps.v1i1.94. 

Liu, W.Y., J.H. Kang, H.S. Jeong, H.J. Choi, H.B. Yang, K.T. Kim, D. Choi, G.J. Choi, M.M. Jahn, B.C. Kang. 2014. Combined use of bulked segregant analysis and microarrays reveals SNP markers pinpointing a major QTL for resistance to Phytophthora capsici in pepper. Theor. Appl. Genet. 127(11):2503-13. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-014-2394-8 

Park, S.W., J.K. Jung, E.A. Choi, J.K. Kwon, J.H. Kang, M.M. Jahn and B.C. Kang. 2014. An ESTbased linkage map reveals chromosomal translocation in Capsicum. Molecular Breeding. 34(3):963-975. DOI: 10.1007/s11032-014-0089-0.

Neufeldt, H., M.M. Jahn (co-first authors), B.M. Campbell, J.R. Beddington, F. DeClerck, J. Gulledge, J. Hellin, M. Herrero, A. Jarvis, D. LeZaks, H. Meinke, T. Rosenstock, M. Scholes, R. Scholes, S. Vermeulen, E. Wollenberg and R. Zougmore. 2013. Beyond climate-smart agriculture: toward safe operating spaces for global food systems. Agriculture & Food Security. 2:12-18. DOI: 10.1186/2048-7010-2-12. 

Lee, J.M., I. Yeam and M.M. Jahn. 2013. Allelic relationships at the pvr1 locus in Capsicum. Euphytica. 194(3):147-424. DOI: 10.1007/s10681-013-0967-2. 

Wyatt, L.E., A.R. Dunn, M. Falise, S. Reiners, M.M. Jahn, C.D. Smart and M. Mazourek. 2013. Red 20 harvest yield and fruit characteristics of Phytophthora capsici-resistant bell pepper inbred lines in New York. HortTechnology 23:356-363. DOI: 10.21273/HORTTECH.23.3.356

R. Beddington, M. Asaduzzaman, M. E. Clark, A. Fernandez Bremauntz, M. D. Guillou, M. M. Jahn, E. Lin, T. Mamo, C. Negra, C. A. Nobre, R. J. Scholes, R. Sharma, N. Van Bo, J. Wakhungu. 2012. The role for scientists in tackling food insecurity and climate change. Agriculture & Food Security, 1:10. DOI: 10.1186/2048-7010-1-10. 

Perez, K., I. Yeam, B.C. Kang, D.R. Ripoll, J. Kim, J.F. Murphy, M.M. Jahn. 2012. Tobacco etch virus infectivity in Capsicum spp. is determined by a maximum of three amino acids in the viral avirulence determinant VPg. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 25:1562-1573. DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-04-12-0091-R. 

Beddington J. R, M. Asaduzzaman, M. E. Clark, A. Fernandez Bremauntz, M. D. Guillou, D. J. B. Howlett, M. M. Jahn, E. Lin, T. Mamo, C. Negra, C. A. Nobre, R. J. Scholes, N. Van Bo, J. Wakhungu. 2012. What Next for Agriculture After Durban? Science 335:6066, 289–290. DOI: 10.1126/science.1217941

Cavatorta, J., G. Moriarty, M. Glos, M. Henning, M. Kreitinger, M. Mazourek, H. Munger, M. M. Jahn. 2012. “Salt and Pepper”: A disease-resistant cucumber inbred, HortScience 47, 427–428. DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI.47.3.427.

Cavatorta, J., K.W. Perez, S.M. Gray, J. Van Eck, I. Yeam and M.M. Jahn. 2011. Engineering resistance to plant viral disease using a modified potato gene. Plant Biotechnology Journal 9(9):1014-1021. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7652.2011.00622.x. Epub 2011 Jun 12. 

Miller, J.K., E.M. Herman, M.M. Jahn and K.J. Bradford. 2010. Strategic research, education and policy goals for seed science and crop improvement. Plant Science 179:645-652. DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2010.08.006. 

Stellari, G.M., M. Mazourek and M. M. Jahn. 2010. Contrasting modes for loss of pungency between cultivated and wild species of Capsicum. Heredity 104:460-471. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2009.131. 

Mazourek, M., A. Pujar, Y. Borovsky, I. Paran, L. Mueller and M. M. Jahn. 2009. A dynamic interface for capsaicinoid systems biology. Plant Physiology 150:1806-1821. DOI: 10.1104/pp.109.136549. 

Mazourek, M., E.T. Cirulli, S. M. Collier, L. G. Landry, B-C. Kang, E. A. Quirin, J. M. Bradeen, P. Moffett and M. M. Jahn. 2009. The fractionated orthology of Bs2 and Rx/Gpa2 supports shared synteny of disease resistance in the Solanaceae. Genetics 182:1351-1364 

Mazourek, M., G. Moriarty, M. Glos, M. Fink, M. Kreitinger, E. Henderson, G. Palmer, A. Chikering, D. Rumore, D. Kean, J. Myers, J. Murphy, C. Kramer and M.M. Jahn. 2009. Peacework: a cucumber mosaic virus-resistant early red bell pepper for organic systems. HortScience 44:1464-1467. DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI.44.5.1464. 

Wu, F., N.T. Eannetta, Y. Xu, R. Durrett, M. Mazourek, M.M. Jahn and S.D. Tanksley. 2009. A COSII genetic map of the pepper genome provides a detailed picture of synteny with tomato and new insights into recent chromosome evolution in the Genus Capsicum. Theor. Appl. Genet. 118: 1279–1293. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-009-0980-y. 

Yang, H.B., W.Y. Liu, W.H. Kang, M.M. Jahn and B.C. Kang. 2009. Development of SNP markers linked to the L locus in Capsicum spp. by a comparative genetic analysis. Molecular Breeding 24:433-446. DOI: 10.1007/s11032-009-9304-9

Zhuang, Y., J.-F. Chen and M.M. Jahn. 2009. Expression and sequence variation of the cucumber Por gene in the synthesized allotetraploid Cucumis x hytivus. Mol. Biol. Rep. On-line 

Cavatorta, J.R., A.E. Savage, I. Yeam, S.M. Gray and M.M. Jahn. 2008. Positive Darwinian 21 selection at single amino acid sites conferring plant virus resistance. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 67:551-559. DOI: 10.1007/s00239-008-9172-7. 

Yeam, I., J.R. Cavatorta, D.R. Ripoll, B.C. Kang and M.M. Jahn. 2007. Functional dissection of naturally occurring amino acid substitutions in eIF4E that confers recessive potyvirus resistance in plants. Plant Cell 19(9):2913-2928. DOI: 10.1105/tpc.107.050997

Cavatorta, J., G. Moriarty, M. Henning, M. Glos, M. Kreitinger, H.M. Munger and M.M. Jahn. 2007. Marketmore 97: A monoecious slicing cucumber inbred with multiple disease and insect resistances. HortScience 42:707-709. DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI.42.3.707. 

Garces-Claver, A., S. Moore Fellman, R. Gil-Ortenga, M.M. Jahn, M. Arnedo-Andres. 2007. Identification, validation and survey of a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) associated with pungency in Capsicum spp. Theor. Appl. Genet. 115:907-916. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-007- 0617-y. 

Kang B.C., I. Yeam, H. Li, K.W. Perez, and M.M. Jahn. 2007. Ectopic expression of a recessive resistance gene generates dominant potyvirus resistance in plants. Plant Biotech. J. 5:526-36. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7652.2007.00262.x.

Porch T.G., R. Bernsten, J.C. Rosas, M.M. Jahn. 2007. Climate change and the potential economic benefits of heat tolerant bean varieties for farmers in Atlántida, Honduras. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 91(3-4):133-148. DOI: 10113/17497.

Stewart C., M. Mazourek, G. Stellari, M. O’Connell and M.M. Jahn. 2007. Genetic control of pungency in C. chinense via the Pun1 locus. J. Exp. Bot. 58(5):979-991. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erl243. 

Ben Chaim, A., Y. Borovsky, M. Falise, M. Mazourek, B.C. Kang, I. Paran, I. and M.M. Jahn. 2006. QTL analysis for capsaicinoid content in Capsicum. Theor. Appl. Genet. 113:1481-1490. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-006-0395-y. 

Brown, C.R., T.S. Kim, Z. Ganga, K. Haynes, D. DeJong, M.M. Jahn, I. Paran and W.P. DeJong. 2006. Segregation of total carotenoid in high level potato germplasm and its relationship to beta-carotene hydroxylase polymorphism. Am. J. Pot. Res. 83:365-372. DOI: 10.1007/BF02872013

Cadle-Davidson, M.M. and M.M. Jahn. 2006. Differential gene expression in Phaseolus vulgaris I locus NILs challenged with Bean common mosaic virus. Theor. Appl. Genet. 112:1452-1457. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-006-0247-9. 

Cadle-Davidson, M.M. and M.M. Jahn. 2006. Patterns of accumulation of Bean common mosaic virus in Phaseolus vulgaris genotypes nearly isogenic for the I locus. Ann. of Appl Biol. 148:179-185. DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7348.2006.00059.x.

Chen, J. F., G. Ren, X.D. Luo, J. Staub and M.M. Jahn. 2006. Inheritance of aspartate aminotransferase (AAT) in Cucumis species as revealed by interspecific hybridization. Can. J. Bot. 84:1503-1507. DOI: 10.1139/b06-095. 

Liu, K., H. Jiang, S.L. Moore, C.B. Watkins and M.M. Jahn. 2006. Isolation and characterization of a lipid transfer protein expressed in ripening fruit of Capsicum chinense. Planta 223:672-683. DOI: 10.1007/s00425-005-0120-0.

Lou, Q.F., J.F. Chen, L.Z. Chen, J.N. Wolokau, B.C. Kang and M.M. Jahn. 2006. Identification of an AFLP marker linked to a locus controlling gynoecy in cucumber and its conversion to a SCAR marker useful in plant breeding. L. Acta Horticulturae Sinica 31(2):256-261. DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2007.763.10. 

Luo, X.D., L.F. Dai, S.B. Wang, J.N. Wolukau, M.M. Jahn, and J.F. Chen. 2006. Male gamete development and early tapetal degeneration in cytoplasmic male-sterile pepper investigated by meiotic, anatomical and ultrastructural analyses. Plant Breeding 125:395-399. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0523.2006.01238. 

Perez, K., I. Yeam, M.M. Jahn and B.C. Kang. 2006. Megaprimer-mediated domain swapping for construction of chimeric viruses. J. Virol. Methods 135:254-262. DOI: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2006.03.020. 

Cadle-Davidson, M.M. and M.M. Jahn. 2005. Resistance conferred against bean common mosaic virus by the incompletely dominant I locus of Phaseolus vulgaris is active at the single cell level. Arch. of Virol. 150:2601-2608. DOI: 10.1007/s00705-005-0592-z.

Henning, M.J., H.M. Munger and M.M. Jahn. 2005. ‘Hannah’s Choice F1’: A new muskmelon hybrid with resistance to powdery mildew, Fusarium race 2 and potyviruses. HortScience 40:492-493. DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI.40.2.492. 

Henning, M.J, H.M. Munger and M.M. Jahn. 2005. ‘PMR Delicious 51’: An improved openpollinated melon with resistance to powdery mildew. HortScience 40:261-262. DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI.40.1.261. 

Kang, B.-C., I. Yeam, J.D. Frantz, J.F. Murphy and M.M. Jahn. 2005. The pvr1 locus in pepper encodes a translation initiation factor eIF4E that interacts with Tobacco etch virus VPg. Plant J. 42:392-405. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2005.02381.x. 

Kang, B.-C., I. Yeam and M.M. Jahn. 2005. Genetics of resistance to plant viruses. Ann. Rev. Phytopathology 42:581-621. DOI: 10.1146/ 

Liu, K., B.C. Kang, H. Jiang, S.L. Moore, C.B. Watkins, T.L. Setter and M.M. Jahn. 2005. A GH3- like gene isolated from Capsicum chinense L. pepper fruit is regulated by auxin and ethylene. Plant Molecular Biology 58(4):447-464. DOI: 10.1007/s11103-005-6505-4.

Qian, C.T., M.M. Jahn, J.E. Staub, X.-D. Luo and J.F. Chen. 2005. Meiotic chromosome behavior in an allotriploid derived from an amphidiploid x diploid mating in Cucumis. Plant Breeding 124:272-276. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0523.2005.01066.x 

Stewart, C.S., B.C. Kang, K. Liu, M. Mazourek, E.Y. Yoo, S.L. Moore, B.D. Kim, I. Paran and M.M. Jahn. 2005. The Pun1 gene in pepper encodes a putative acyltransferase. Plant J. 42:675-688. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2005.02410.x. 

Yeam, I., B.C. Kang, J.D. Frantz and M.M. Jahn. 2005. Allele-specific CAPS markers based on point mutations in resistance alleles at the pvr1 locus encoding eIF4E in Capsicum. Theor. Appl. Genet. 112:178-186. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-005-0120-2. 

Quirin, E.A., E. Ogundiwin, J.P. Prince, M. Mazourek, M.O. Briggs, T.S. Chlanda, K.-T. Kim, M. Falise, B.C. Kang and M. M. Jahn. 2005. Development of sequence characterized amplified region (SCAR) primers for the detection of Phyto.5.2, a major QTL for resistance to Phytophthora capsici Leon. in pepper. Theor. Appl. Genet. 110:605-612. DOI: 10.1007/s00122- 004-1874-7

Paran, I., J. Rouppe van der Voort, V. Lefebvre, M.M. Jahn, L. Landry, R. van Wijk, H. Verbakel, B. Tanyolac, C. Caranta, A. Ben Chaim, K.D. Livingstone, A. Palloix and J. Peleman. 2004. An integrated genetic map of pepper. Molecular Breeding 13:251-261. DOI: 10.1023/B:MOLB.0000022526.30914.31. 

Alba, R., Z. Fei, P. Payton, Y. Liu, S.L. Moore, P. Debbie, J.S. Gordon, J.K.C. Rose, G. Martin, S.D. Tanksley, M. Bouzayen, M.M. Jahn and J. Giovannoni. 2004. ESTs, cDNA microarrays and gene expression profiling: tools for dissecting plant physiology and development. Plant J. 39:697-714. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2004.02178.x.

Chen, J., X. Luo, C. Qian, M.M. Jahn, J.E. Staub, F. Zhuang, Q. Lou and G. Ren. 2004. Cucumis monosomic alien addition lines: morphological, cytological and RAPD analysis. Theor. Appl. Genet. 108:1343-1348. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-003-1546-z

Frantz, J.D., J. Gardner, M.P. Hoffmann and M.M. Jahn. 2004. Greenhouse screening of Capsicum accessions for resistance to green peach aphid (Myzus persicae) HortScience 39:1332-1335. DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI.39.6.1332. 

Frantz, J.D., J. Gardner, M.P. Hoffmann and M.M. Jahn. 2004. Greenhouse screening of Capsicum accessions for resistance to European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) HortScience 39:1336-1338. DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI.39.6.1336

Frantz, J.D and M.M. Jahn. 2004. Five independent loci each control monogenic resistance to gummy stem blight in melon (Cucumis melo L.). Theor. Appl. Genet. 108:1033-1038. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-003-1519-2. 

Naylor, R.L., W.P. Falcon, R.M. Goodman, M.M. Jahn, T. Sengooba, H. Tefera and R.J. Nelson. 2004. Biotechnology in the developing world: a case for increased investments in orphan crops. Food Policy 29:15-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2004.01.002. 

Griffiths, P.D., M.M. Jahn and M.H. Dickson. 2004. Cornell 501: A white mold resistant snap bean breeding line. HortScience 39:1507-1508. DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI.39.6.1507. 

Nelson, R.J., R. Naylor and M.M. Jahn. 2004. The role of genomics research in improvement of “orphan” crops. Crop Science 44:1901-1904. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2004.1901. 

Porch, T.G., M.H. Dickson, M.C. Long, D.R. Viands and M.M. Jahn. 2004. General combining ability effects for reproductive heat tolerance in snap bean. J. Agric. Univ. Puerto Rico 88(3- 4):161-164.

Rose, J.K.C., S. Bashir, J.J. Giovannoni, M.M. Jahn and R.S. Saravanan. 2004. Tackling the plant proteome: practical approaches, hurdles and experimental tools. Plant J 39:715-733. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2004.02182.x.

Blum, E., M. Mazourek, M.A. O’Connell, J. Curry, T. Thorup, K. Liu, M.M. Jahn and I. Paran. 2003. Molecular mapping of capsaicinoid biosynthesis genes and QTL analysis for capsaicinoid content in Capsicum. Theor. Appl. Genet. 108:79-86. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-003- 1405-y. 

Aluru, M.R., M. Mazourek, L.G. Landry, J. Curry, M.M. Jahn, and M.A. O’Connell. 2003. Differential expression of fatty acid synthase genes, Acl, Fat and Kas, in Capsicum fruit. J. Exp. Bot 54:1655-1664. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erg176.

Lotfi, M., A.R. Alan, M.J. Henning, M.M. Jahn and E.D. Earle. 2003. Production of haploid and doubled haploid plants of melon (Cucumis melo L) for use in breeding for multiple virus resistance. Plant Cell Rept. 21:1121-1128. DOI: 10.1007/s00299-003-0636-3

Chen, J.-F., X.D. Luo, J.E. Staub, M.M. Jahn, C.-T. Qian, F.-Y. Zhuang and G. Ren. 2003. An allotriploid derived from a amphidiploid × diploid mating in Cucumis. Euphytica 131:235-241. DOI: 10.1023/A:1023966529997.

Brown, R.N., A. Bolanos, J. Myers and M.M. Jahn. 2003. Inheritance of resistance to four cucurbit viruses in Cucurbita moschata. Euphytica 129:253-258. DOI: 10.1023/A:1022224327064. 

Blum, E., K. Liu, M. Mazourek, E-Y. Yoo, M.M. Jahn and I. Paran. 2002. Molecular mapping of the C locus for presence of pungency in Capsicum. Genome 45:702-705. DOI:10.1139/g02- 031. 

Welsh, R., B. Hubbell, D.E. Erwin and M.M. Jahn. 2002. GM crops and the pesticide paradigm. Nature Biotechnology 20:548. DOI: 10.1038/nbt0602-548.

Celebi-Toprak, FR., S.A. Slack and M.M. Jahn. 2002. A new gene, Nytbr , for hypersensitivity to Potato virus Y from Solanum tuberosum maps to chromosome IV. Theor Appl Genet 104:669- 674. DOI: 10.1007/s001220100749.

Porch, T.G. and M.M. Jahn. 2001. Effects of high temperature stress on microsporogenesis in heatsensitive and heat-tolerant genotypes of Phaseolus vulgaris. Plant Cell and Environment 24:723- 731. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-3040.2001.00716.x 

Ben Chaim, A., I. Paran, R.C. Grube, M.M. Jahn, R. van Wijk and J. Peleman. 2001. QTL mapping of fruit-related traits in pepper (Capsicum annuum). Theor. Appl. Genet. 102:1016-1028. DOI: 10.1007/s001220000461.

Ben Chaim, A., R.C. Grube, M. Lapidot, M.M. Jahn and I. Paran. 2001. Identification of quantitative trait loci associated with resistance to cucumber mosaic virus in Capsicum annuum. Theor. Appl. Genet. 102:1213-1220. DOI: 10.1007/s001220100581

Livingstone, K.D., G. Churchill and M.M. Jahn. 2000. Linkage mapping in populations with karyotypic rearrangements. J. Hered. 91:423-428. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/91.6.423. 

Thorup, T.A., B. Tanyolac, K.D. Livingstone, S. Popovsky, I. Paran and M.M. Jahn. 2000. Candidate gene analysis of organ pigmentation loci in the Solanaceae. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 97:11192-11197. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.97.21.11192.

Collmer, C.W., M.F. Marston and M.M. Jahn. 2000. The I Gene of bean: A dosage-dependent allele conferring extreme resistance, hypersensitive resistance, or spreading vascular necrosis in response to the potyvirus Bean common mosaic virus. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 13:1266-1270. DOI: 10.1094/MPMI.2000.13.11.1266

Anagnostou, K., M.M. Jahn and R. Perl-Treves. 2000. Inheritance and linkage analysis of resistance to zucchini yellow mosaic virus, watermelon mosaic virus, papaya ringspot virus and powdery mildew resistance in Cucumis melo L. Euphytica 116:265-270. DOI: 10.1007/BF00223299. 

Grube, R.C., Y. Zhang, J.F. Murphy, F. Loaiza-Figueroa, R. Provvidenti and M.M. Jahn. 2000. A new source of resistance to Cucumber mosaic virus in Capsicum frutescens. Plant Disease 84:885- 891. DOI: 10.1094/PDIS.2000.84.8.885

Grube, R.C., J.R. Blauth, M. Arnedo, C. Caranta and M.M. Jahn. 2000. Identification and comparative mapping of a dominant potyvirus resistance gene cluster in Capsicum. Theor. Appl. Genet. 101:852-859. DOI: 10.1007/s001220051552. 

Jahn, M.M., I. Paran, K. Hoffmann, E.R. Radwanski, K.D. Livingstone, R.C. Grube, E. Aftergroot, M. Lapidot and J. Moyer. 2000. Genetic mapping of the Tsw locus for resistance to tomato spotted wilt tospovirus in Capsicum and its relationship to the Sw-5 allele for resistance to the same pathogen in tomato. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 13:673-682. DOI: 10.1094/MPMI.2000.13.6.673. 

Grube, R.C., E.R. Radwanski and M.M. Jahn. 2000. Comparative genetics of disease resistance within the Solanaceae. Genetics 155:873-887.

Zuniga, T., J.P. Jantz, T.A. Zitter and M.M. Jahn. 1999. Monogenic dominant resistance to gummy stem blight in two melon (Cucumis melo L.) accessions. Plant Disease 83:1105-1107.

Livingstone, K.D., V. Lackney, J.R. Blauth, R. Van Wijk and M.M. Jahn. 1999. Genome mapping in Capsicum and the evolution of genome structure in the Solanaceae. Genetics 152:1183-1202.

Silberstein, L., I. Kovalski, R. Huang, K. Anagnostou, M.M. Jahn and R. Perl-Treves. 1999. Molecular variation in melon (Cucumis melo L.) as revealed by RFLP and RAPD markers. Scientia Horticulturae 79:101-111.

Murphy, J.F., J.R. Blauth, K.D. Livingstone, V.K. Lackney and M.M. Jahn. 1998. Genetic mapping of the pvr1 Locus in Capsicum spp. and evidence that distinct potyvirus resistance loci control responses that differ at the whole plant and cellular levels. Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions 11:943-951.

Kyle, M.M. and A. Palloix. 1997. Proposed revision of nomenclature for potyvirus resistance genes in Capsicum. Euphytica 97:183-188.

Prince, J.P., Y. Zhang, E.R. Radwanski and M.M. Kyle. 1997. A high-yielding and versatile DNA extraction protocol for Capsicum. HortScience 32:937-939.

Zhang, Y., M.M. Kyle, K. Anagnostou and T.A. Zitter. 1997. Screening melon (Cucumis melo) for resistance to Gummy Stem Blight in the greenhouse and field. HortScience 32:117-121.

Collmer, C.W., M.F. Marston, S.M. Albert, S. Bajaj, H.A. Maville, S.E. Ruuska, E.J. Vesely and M.M. Kyle. 1996. The nucleotide sequence of the coat protein gene and 3′ untranslated region of azuki mosaic potyvirus, a member of the bean common mosaic subgroup. Mol. Plant- 25 Microbe Int. 9:758-761

Valkonen, J.P.T., M.M. Kyle and S. Slack. 1996. Comparison of resistance to potyviruses within Solanaceae: infection of potatoes with tobacco etch potyvirus and peppers with potato A and Y potyviruses. Ann. Appl. Biol. 129:25-38.

Hoffmann, M.P., R.W. Robinson, M.M. Kyle and J.J. Kirkwyland. 1996. Defoliation and infestation of Cucurbita pepo genotypes by diabroticite beetles. HortScience 31:439-442

Fisher, M.L. and M.M. Kyle. 1996. Inheritance of resistance to potyviruses in Phaseolus vulgaris L. IV. Inheritance, linkage relations, and environmental effects of systemic resistance to four potyviruses. Theor. Appl. Genet. 92:204-208.

Munger, H.M., Y. Zhang, S.L. Fenton and M.M. Kyle. 1995. Leaf blower adapted for large scale inoculation of plants with mechanically-transmitted viruses. HortScience 30:1266-1267.

Murphy, J.F. and M.M. Kyle. 1995. Alleviation of restricted systemic movement of pepper mottle potyvirus in Capsicum annuum cv. ‘Avelar’ by coinfection with a cucumovirus. Phytopathology 85:561-566.

Prince, J.P., V.K. Lackney, C. Angeles, J.R. Blauth and M.M. Kyle. 1995. A survey of DNA polymorphism within the genus Capsicum and the fingerprinting of pepper cultivars. Genome 38:224-231.

Fisher, M.L. and M.M. Kyle. 1994. Inheritance of resistance to potyviruses in Phaseolus vulgaris L. III. Cosegregation of phenotypically similar dominant resistance to nine potyviruses. Theor. Appl. Genet. 89:818-823.

Murphy, J.F. and M.M. Kyle. 1994. Isolation and viral infection of Capsicum leaf protoplasts. Plant Cell Rept. 13:397-400.

Gilbert, R.Z., M.M. Kyle, H.M. Munger and S.M. Gray. 1994. Inheritance of resistance to watermelon mosaic virus in Cucumis melo. HortScience 29:107-110.

Kyle, M.M. and R. Provvidenti. 1993. Inheritance of resistance to potyviruses in Phaseolus vulgaris L. II. Linkage relations and utility of a dominant gene for lethal systemic necrosis to soybean mosaic virus. Theor. Appl. Genet. 86:189-196.

Valyasevi, R., M.M. Kyle, P. Christie and K. Steinkrauss. 1990. Plasmids of Bacillus popilliae. J. Invertebrate Pathol. 56:286-288.

Kyle, M.M. and M.H. Dickson. 1988. Linkage of hypersensitivity to five viruses with the B Locus in Phaseolus vulgaris L. J. Hered. 79:308-311

Kyle, M.M. and R. Provvidenti. 1987. Inheritance of resistance to potato y viruses in Phaseolus vulgaris L. I. Two independent genes for resistance to watermelon mosaic virus 2. Theor. Appl. Genet. 74:595-600.

Miller, M.D. and F. Solomon. 1984. Kinetics and intermediates of marginal band reformation: Evidence for peripheral determinants of microtubule organization. J. Cell Biol. 99:70-75s.


Gardeazabal, A, T. Lunt, M.M. Jahn, N. Verhulst, J. Hellin and B. Govaerts. Knowledge management for innovation in agrifood and health systems: a conceptual framework. Submitted to Knowledge Management Research and Practice.

Rakontondrafara, A., P. Gutierrez Sanchez, L. Babujee, H. Jaramillo Mesa, M. Gannon, D. Halterman, M.M. Jahn and J. Jiang. Overexpression of a modified eIF4E regulates Potato virus Y resistance at the transcriptional level in potato. Submitted to Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions.

In Final Preparation

Yu, X., P. Wang, J. Li, Q. Zhao, C. Ji, Z. Zhu, Y. Zhai, X. Qin, J. Zhou, H. Yu, X. Cheng, S. Isshiki, M. Jahn, J.J. Doyle, C. Ottosen, Y. Bai, Q. Cai, C. Cheng, Q. Lou, S. Huang and M. Chen.  Whole genome sequence of synthesized allopolyploids in Cucumis reveals subgenome dominance, instant genomic changes initiated by hybridization and increased phenotypic plasticity. In preparation for Nature Genetics.

Jahn, M.M., W.L. Oemichen, B.B. Rimestad, S.L. David, M.A. Rose, B. Jayahama, G.F.
Treverton, W.K. Hutchison and M.A. Brosig.  Cyber risk and security implications of smart agriculture and food systems.  In preparation for J of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

Jahn, M.M. et al.  Food and the Future Battlefield. Commissioned by the Special Operations
Combatant Command as a contribution to “Unleashing strategic latency: disruptive technologies relevant to Special Operations Forces” (Zack Davis, Ed., US Naval Post-Graduate School, Monterey, CA.)

Jahn, M.M. (invited) The battle for systems thinking in the Pentagon. Issues in Science and
Technology (National Academies of Science, D. Sarewitz, Ed., Arizona State University).


Popp, J., Jahn, M.M., Matlock, M. and N.P. Kemper, eds. 2012. The Role of Biotechnology in a Sustainable Food Supply. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY.

Kyle, M.M., ed. 1993. Resistance to Viral Diseases of Vegetables: Genetics and Breeding Timber Press, Portland OR.

Soil Organic Carbon Quantification Initiative Website 

Our research group with support from the TomKat Educational Foundation led a community effort to assess the status of research and its relevance for carbon management in agricultural soils. Eleven white papers were produced and are maintained on our website as open white papers.

Book Chapters

Jahn, M., Kelly, A., Bray, D., Byrum, J., Creely, T., Gremillion, M., Jayamaha, B., Konar, M., Murray, S., Nguy-Robertson, A., Oemichen,W., Puma, M., Rodrigue, J., Rose, M., Treverton, G. 2021. Contemporary Global Food Systems as Contested Space: Implications for Special Operations Force, Chapter In: Strategic Latency Unleashed: The Role of Technology in Revisionist Global Order and the Implications for Special Operations Forces. pg 148-158.

Toregas, C., J. Santos, M.M. Jahn, W. Oemichen, B. Rimestad, W.K. Hutchison and B. Jayahama. 2019. Cybersecurity and its cascading effect on societal systems, Chapter 4.2 In: Global Assessment Report 19, in press.

Jahn, M.M., S. Williams, K. Dunlop, F. Gaupp, M. Obersteiner. 2019. “Systemic risk, the Sendai framework and the 2030 Agenda.” Chapter 2 In: Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 19, UNISDR.

Hartemink, A., A. Raster and M.M. Jahn. 2012. The evaluation and reporting of soils in sustainable agriculture and food systems. Issues in Environmental Science and Technology No. 35 Soils and Food Security (R.E. Hester and R.M. Harrison, eds.). Published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. 

Cavatorta, JR; Gray, SM; M.M. Jahn. 2012 Biotechnology and the control of viral diseases of crops In: Role of Biotechnology in a Sustainable Food Supply, Eds. J.S. Popp, M.M. Jahn, M.D. Matlock and N.P. Kemper. pp 77-89. Cambridge University Press, UK

Cavatorta, J.R., S.M. Gray and M.M. Jahn. 2011. Transgenic resistance in plants. In: Proceedings, Biotechnology and Sustainability, Cambridge University Press

Paran, I., A. Ben Chaim and M.M. Jahn. 2005. Capsicum: Evolution, Domestication, Genetics and Genomics. In: Vegetable Crops Series.

Jahn, M.M., H.M. Munger and J.M. McCreight. 2002. Breeding cucurbit crops for powdery mildew resistance. In: Powdery Mildews: A compendium. APS Press.

Tanksley, S.D., J.P. Prince and M.M. Kyle. 1993. Linkage map of pepper (Capsicum annuum) (2N = 24). In: Genetic Maps, Sixth Edition. O’Brian, ed. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.

Kyle, M.M. and R. Provvidenti. 1993. Genetics of broad spectrum viral resistance in bean and pea. pp. 153-166. In: Resistance to Viral Diseases of Vegetables: Genetics and Breeding. M.M. Kyle, ed. Timber Press, Portland OR.

McCouch, S.M., P. Ronald and M.M. Kyle. 1993. Biotechnology and Crop Improvement for Sustainable Agricultural Systems. pp. 157-191. In: Crop Improvement for Sustainable Agricultural Systems. M.B. Callaway and F. Forella, eds. University of Nebraska Press

Superak, T.H., B.T. Scully, M.M. Kyle and H.M. Munger. 1993. Interspecific Transfer of Viral Resistance. pp. 217-236. In: Resistance to Viral Diseases of Vegetables: Genetics and 27 Breeding. M.M. Kyle, ed. Timber Press, Portland OR.

Munger, H.M., M.M. Kyle and R.W. Robinson. 1992. Cucurbits. pp.42-56. In: Historical Review of Traditional Crop Breeding Practices. Group of National Experts on Safety in Biotechnology Working Group. Directorate for Science Technology and Industry/Committee for Scientific and Technological Policy. Paris: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. DSTI/STP/BS (92)5/REV1.


Jahn, M.M., G.F. Treverton and D.A. Bray 2019. America is facing a government workforce crisis far great than the shutdown—and it’s putting our nation in danger. TIME Op-ed January 23, 2019.

Selected Peer-Reviewed Reports

Jahn, M.M. 2020. New Solutions for Climate Change. The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Published August 2020. CCGA_PolicyBrief_Final

“Evolving risks in global food supply” Prepared for Lloyd’s of London by a research team led by Duncan Swift and Molly Jahn. Lloyd’s Emerging Risks Report 2019: Understanding Risk.

Jahn, M.M., W. Oemichen, G.F. Treverton, S. David, M.A. Rose, M.A. Brosig, B. Jayamaha, W.K. Hutchison, B. Rimestad. 2019. Cyber Risk and security implications in smart agriculture and food systems. In review as Thomson Reuters Research Report.

Brosig, COL M., COL P. Frawley, A. Hill, M.M. Jahn, COL M. Marsicek, A. Paris, M. Rose, COL A. Shambaljamts, N. Thomas. 2019. Implications of climate change for the U.S. Army. US Army War College Occasional Paper published 23 May 2019.

Jahn, M.M., G.F. Treverton, D.A. Bray, B. Jayamaha, W. Valdes, B. Carnes, W. Hutchison, W.S. Mulhern. 2018. “Are declines in U.S. federal workforce capabilities putting our government at risk of failure?” Senior Executive Association (Washington, DC) occasional paper.

Jahn, M.M., B. Jayamaha, W.S. Mulhern, D.E. Ross, M.A. Rose, G.F. Treverton. 2018. “Global Food System Stability and Risk: At the Nexus of Defense and Development.” Thomson Reuters Research Report.

Golnaraghi, M., P. Nunn, R. Muir-Wood, J. Guin, D. Whitaker, J. Slingo, G. Asrar, I. Branagan, G. Lemcke, C. Souch, M. Jean, A. Allman, M.M. Jahn, D.N. Bresch, P. Khalil and M. Beck. 2018. “Managing physical climate risk: leveraging innovations in catastrophe risk modeling.” Geneva Association.

Janetos, A., Justice, C., Jahn, M., Obersteiner, M., Glauber, J., Mulhern, W. “The Risks of Multiple Breadbasket Failures in the 21st Century: A Science Research Agenda.” 2017. Pardee Center Research Report, The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, Boston University

“Food System Shock: The Insurance Impacts of Acute Disruption to the Global Food Supply.” 2015. Emerging Risk Report, Lloyd’s of London. (Prepared for Lloyd’s by a research team led by 28 Aled Jones and Molly Jahn)

“Extreme weather and resilience of the global food system.” 2015. Final Project Report from the UK-US Taskforce on Extreme Weather and Global Food System Resilience. The Global Food Security Programme. (M. Jahn, one of the lead authors).

“Solutions for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems”. Technical Report for the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a global initiative for the United Nations. Prepared by the Thematic Group on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, 18 September 2013. (M. Jahn, working group member).

“UN Global Compact Sustainable Agriculture Business Principles.” Sustainable Agriculture Team, United Nations Global Compact Office. July 2013. (M. Jahn, working group member).

“Report to the President on Agricultural Preparedness & the Agriculture Research Enterprise,” by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. 2012. (M. Jahn, working group member).

Beddington J, Asaduzzaman M, Clark M, Fernández A, Guillou M, Jahn M, Erda L, Mamo T, Van Bo N, Nobre CA, Scholes R, Sharma R, Wakhungu J. 2012. Achieving food security in the face of climate change. Final report from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Copenhagen, Denmark. Available online at: