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Fabio, E.S, Kemanian, A.R., Montes, F., Miller, R.O., and Smart, L.B. (2016) A mixed model approach for evaluating yield improvements in interspecific hybrids of shrub willow, a dedicated bioenergy crop. Industrial Crops and Products, 96: 57-70.

Carlson, C.H. and Smart, L.B. (2016) Electrical capacitance as a predictor of root dry weight in shrub willow (Salix; Salicaceae) parents and progeny. Applications in Plant Sciences, 4(8):1600031

Fabio, E.S., Volk, T.A., Miller, R.O., Serapiglia, M.J., Gauch, H.G., Van Rees, K.C.J., Hangs, R.D., Amichev, B.Y., Kuzovkina, Y.A., Labrecque, M., Johnson, G.A., Ewy, R.G., Kling, G.J. and Smart, L.B. (2016) Genotype by environment interactions analysis of North American shrub willow yield trials confirms superior performance of triploid hybrids. GCB Bioenergy, Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/gcbb.12344

Serapiglia, M.J., Gouker, F.E., Hart, J.F., Unda, F. Mansfield, S.D., Stipanovic, A.J., and Smart, L.B. (2014) Ploidy-level affects important biomass traits of novel shrub willow (Salix) hybrids. BioEnergy Research, 8(1), 259-269.

Kenaley, S. C., Smart, L. B., and Hudler, G. W. (2014). Genetic evidence for three discrete taxa of Melampsora (Pucciniales) affecting willows (Salix spp.) in New York State. Fungal Biology.

Serapiglia, M.J., Gouker, F.E., and Smart, L.B. (2014). Early selection of novel triploid hybrids of shrub willow with improved biomass yield relative to diploids. BMC Plant Biology. 14: 74.

Serapiglia, M.J., Cameron, K.D., Stipanovic, A.J., Abrahamson, L.P., Volk, T.A., and Smart, L.B. (2013). Yield and woody biomass traits of novel shrub willow hybrids at two contrasting sites. BioEnergy Research, 6: 533-546.

Serapiglia, M. J., Humiston, M. C., Xu, H., Hogsett, D. A., Mira de Orduña, R., Stipanovic, A. J., & Smart, L. B. (2013). Enzymatic saccharification of shrub willow genotypes with differing biomass composition for biofuel production. Frontiers in Plant Science, 4: 1-8.

Serapiglia, M.J., Cameron, K.D., Stipanovic, A.J., Smart, L.B. (2012). Correlations of expression of cell wall biosynthesis genes with variation in biomass composition in shrub willow (Salix spp.) biomass crops. Tree Genet. Genomes., 8: 775-788.

Smart, L.B. and Cameron, K.D. (2012) Shrub willow. In Kole, C., Joshi, C. P., and Shonnard, D. R. (eds.) Handbook of Bioenergy Crop Plants, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL. pp. 687-708.

Lee S.J., Warnick T.A., Pattathil S., Alvelo-Maurosa J.G., Serapiglia M.J., McCormick H., Brown V., Young N.F., Schnell D.J., Smart L.B., Hahn M.G., Pedersen J.F., Leschine S.B., Hazen S.P. (2012) Biological conversion assay using Clostridium phytofermentans to estimate plant feedstock quality. Biotech. Biofuels., 5:1-14.

Puckett, E. E., Serapiglia, M. J., DeLeon, A. M., Long, S., Minocha, R., & Smart, L. B. (2012) Differential expression of genes encoding phosphate transporters contributes to arsenic tolerance and accumulation in shrub willow (Salix spp.). Environ. Exper. Bot., 75:248-257.

Volk, T.A., L.P. Abrahamson, K.D. Cameron, P. Castellano, T. Corbin, E. Fabio, G. Johnson, Y. Kuzovkina-Eischen, M. Labrecque, R. Miller, D. Sidders, L.B. Smart, K. Staver, G.R. Stanosz, and K. Van Rees. (2011). Yields of biomass crops across a range of sites in North America. Aspects of Applied Biology, 112:67-74.

Gibbs, J.P., Smart, L.B., Newhouse, A.E., and Leopold, D.J. (2011). A molecular and fitness evaluation of commercially available versus locally collected blue lupine Lupinus perennis L. seeds for use in ecosystem restoration efforts.

Lin, J., Gibbs, J.P., and Smart, L.B. (2009) Population genetic structure of native versus naturalized sympatric shrub willows. Amer. J. Bot., 96:771–785.

Serapiglia, M.J., Cameron, K.D., Stipanovic, A.J., Smart, L.B. (2009) Analysis of biomass composition using high-resolution thermogravimetric analysis and percent bark content for the selection of shrub willow bioenergy crop varieties. BioEnerg. Res. 2:1-9.

Purdy, J.J. and Smart, L.B. (2008) Hydroponic screening of shrub willow (Salix spp.) for arsenic tolerance and uptake. Intl. J. Phytoremed.10:515-528.

Teece, M.A., Zengeya, T., Volk, T.A., and Smart, L.B. (2008) Cuticular wax composition of Salix varieties in relation to biomass productivity. Phytochemistry69:396-402.

Cameron, K.D., Phillips, I.J., Kopp, R.F., Volk, T.A., Maynard, C.A., Abrahamson, L.P., and Smart, L.B. (2008) Quantitative genetics of traits indicative of biomass production and heterosis in 34 full-sib F1 Salix eriocephala families. Bioenerg. Res., 1:80-90.

Serapiglia, M.J., Cameron, K.D., Stipanovic, A.J., and Smart, L.B. (2008) High-resolution thermogravimetric analysis for rapid characterization of biomass composition and selection of shrub willow varieties. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol., 145:3-11.

Smart, L.B. and Cameron, K.D. (2008) Genetic improvement of willow (Salix spp.) as a dedicated bioenergy crop. In Vermerris, W. E. (ed.) Genetic Improvement of Bioenergy Crops, Springer Science, NY, 347-376.

Kuzovkina, Y.A., Weih, M., Romero, M.A., Charles, J., Hurst, S., McIvor, I., Karp, A., Trybush, S, Labrecque, M., Teodorescu, T.I., Singh, N.B., Smart, L.B., and Volk, T.A.(2008) Salix: Botany and Global Horticulture. Horticultural Reviews, Vol. 34, J. Janick (ed.), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, pp. 447-489.

Smart, L.B., Cameron, K.D., Volk, T.A., and Abrahamson, L.P. (2008) Breeding, selection, and testing of shrub willow as a dedicated energy crop. NABC Report 19 Agricultural Biofuels: Technology, Sustainability, and Profitability, National Agricultural Biotechnology Council, Ithaca, NY, pp. 85-92.

Lin, J., Gunter, L.E., Harding, S., Kopp, R.F., McCord, R.P., Tsai, C.-J., Tuskan, G.A., and Smart, L.B. (2007) Development of AFLP and RAPD markers linked to a locus associated with twisted growth in corkscrew willow (Salix matsudana ‘Tortuosa’). Tree Physiol.27:1575-83.

Volk, T.A., Abrahamson, L.P., Nowak, C.A., Smart, L.B., Tharakan, P.J., and White, E.H.(2006) The development of short-rotation willow in the northeastern United States for bioenergy and bioproducts, agroforestry and phytoremediation. Biomass Bioenerg.30:715-727.

Cameron, K.D., Teece, M.A., and Smart, L.B. (2006) Increased accumulation of cuticular wax and expression of lipid transfer protein in response to periodic drying events in leaves of tree tobacco. Plant Physiol.140:176-183.

Cameron, K.D., Moskal, W.A., and Smart, L.B. (2006) A second member of the Nicotiana glauca lipid transfer protein gene family, NgLTP2, encodes a divergent and differentially expressed protein. Funct. Plant Biol.33:141-152.

Smart, L.B., Volk, T.A., Lin, J., Kopp, R.F., Phillips, I.S., Cameron, K.D., White, E.H., and Abrahamson, L.P. (2005) Genetic improvement of shrub willow (Salix spp.) crops for bioenergy and environmental applications in the United States. Unasylva56: 51-55.

Plant Patents with co-inventors, L.P. Abrahamson, R.F. Kopp, and T.A. Volk:
Fast-growing willow shrub named ‘Otisco’.  U.S. PP 17,997 issued Sept. 11, 2007.
Fast-growing willow shrub named ‘Tully Champion’. U.S. PP 17,946 issued Aug. 28, 2007.
Fast-growing willow shrub named ‘Owasco’. U.S. PP 17,845 issued July 3, 2007.
Fast-growing willow shrub named ‘Canastota’.  U.S. PP 17,724 issued May 15, 2007.
Fast-growing willow shrub named ‘Fish Creek’.  U.S. PP 17,710 issued May 8, 2007.
Fast-growing willow shrub named ‘Oneida’. U.S. PP 17,682 issued May 1, 2007.
Fast-growing willow shrub named ‘Millbrook’. U.S. PP 17,646 issued April 24, 2007.

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