Ms Ann Thomas

Ms Ann Thomas

Research Scientist

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Farrar, K, Thomas, A, Armstead, I, Turner, L, Humphreys, MO & Donnison, IS 2006, 'Identification of SNPs for molecular breeding in Lolium perenne' Plant Genomics European Meeting, Venice, Italy, 2006 - 2006, pp. P.67.
Thomas, AM, Thomas, H, Armstead, IP, King, IP, Harper, JA, Moore, BJ, Huang, LS, Fentem, PA, Ougham, HJ, Jones, RN, Jones, TAH, Roberts, LA, King, J & Donnison, IS 2005, 'Molecular tagging of a senescence gene by introgression mapping of a stay-green mutation from Festuca pratensis' New Phytologist, vol 165, no. 3, pp. 801-806. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2004.01269.x
Donnison, IS, O'Sullivan, DM, Thomas, A, Canter, P, Moore, B, Armstead, I, Thomas, H, Edwards, KJ & King, IP 2005, 'Construction of a Festuca pratensis BAC library for map-based cloning in IFestulolium substitution lines' Theoretical and Applied Genetics, vol 110, no. 5, pp. 846-851. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-004-1870-y
Farrar, K, Humphreys, MO, Thomas, AM, Donnison, IS & Humphreys, MO (ed.) 2005, 'Construction and exploitation of a bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) library for Lolium perenne (perennial ryegrass)'.
King, IP, King, J, Armstead, IP, Harper, JA, Roberts, LA, Thomas, H, Ougham, HJ, Jones, RN, Thomas, AM, Moore, BJ & Humphreys, MO (ed.) 2005, 'Introgression mapping in the grasses' Paper presented at The 4th international symposium on the molecular breeding of forage and turf, a satellite workshop of the XXth International Grassland Congress, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2005 - 2005, pp. 31-41.
Robson, PRH, Donnison, IS, Wang, K, Frame, B, Pegg, SE, Thomas, AM & Thomas, H 2004, 'Leaf senescence is delayed in maize expressing the Agrobacterium IPT gene under the control of a novel maize senescence-enhanced promoter' Plant Biotechnology Journal, vol 2, no. 2, pp. 101-112. DOI: 10.1046/j.1467-7652.2004.00054.x
Armstrong, GA, Frick, GA, Thomas, AM, Thomas, BJ & Ougham, HJ 2001, 'Both light-dependent protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase A and protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase B are down-regulated in the slender mutant of barley' Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 52, no. 360, pp. 1447-1454. DOI: 10.1093/jexbot/52.360.1447
Gasior, D, Harper, J, Thomas, A, Evans, C, Armstead, I & Humphreys, M 2016, Changes in freezing tolerance and photosystem II acclimation mechanisms within a Lolium perenne x Festuca pratensis substitution series. in M Höglind, AK Bakken, KA Hovstad, E Kallioniemi, H Riley, H Steinshamnm & L Østrem (eds), The multiple roles of grassland in the European bioeconomy: Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway, pp. 835-837, Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Trondheim, Norway, 2016.
King, J, Armstead, IP, Harper, JA, Ramsay, L, Snape, J, Waugh, R, James, CL, Thomas, AM, Gasior, D, Kelly, RO, Roberts, LA, Gustafson, P & King, I 2013, 'Exploitation of interspecific diversity for monocot crop improvement' Heredity, vol 110, pp. 475–483. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2012.116
King, J, Thomas, A, James, C, King, I & Armstead, I 2013, 'A DArT marker genetic map of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) integrated with detailed comparative mapping information; comparison with existing DArT marker genetic maps of Lolium perenne, L. multiflorum and Festuca pratensis' BMC Genomics, vol 14, n/a, pp. n/a. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-437
Farrar, K, Bryant, DN, Turner, LB, Gallagher, JA, Thomas, AM, Farrell, MS, Humphreys, MO & Donnison, IS 2012, 'Breeding for Bio-ethanol Production in Lolium perenne L.: Association of Allelic Variation with High Water-Soluble Carbohydrate Content' Bioenergy Research, vol 5, no. 1, pp. 149-157. DOI: 10.1007/s12155-011-9156-0
Swain, S, Thomas, A, Kudrna, D, Huang, L, Byrne, S, Asp, T, King, I, King, J & Armstead, I 2012, 'The Development of a BAC-fingerprint FPC map for Lolium perenne ' Plant and Animal Genome XX Conference, San Diego, United States of America, 2012 - 2012, .
Harper, J, Armstead, I, Thomas, A, James, C, Gasior, D, Bisaga, M, Roberts, L, King, I & King, J 2011, 'Alien introgression in the grasses Lolium perenne (perennial ryegrass) and Festuca pratensis (meadow fescue): the development of seven monosomic substitution lines and their molecular and cytological characterization' Annals of Botany, vol 107, no. 8, pp. 1313-1321. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcr083
Skøt, L, Sanderson, R, Thomas, AM, Skøt, KP, Thorogood, D, Latypova, GA, Asp, T & Armstead, IP 2011, 'Allelic variation in the perennial ryegrass FLOWERING LOCUS T gene is associated with changes in flowering time across a range of populations' Plant Physiology, vol 155, no. 2, pp. 1013-1022. DOI: 10.1104/pp.110.169870
Thomas, A, Panara, F, Pupilli, F, Polegri, L, Calderini, O, Donnison, IS & Arcioni, S 2010, 'Partial isolation of the genomic region linked with apomixis in Paspalum simplex' Molecular Breeding, vol 28, no. 2, pp. 265-276. DOI: 10.1007/s11032-010-9480-7
Winters, AL, Heywood, S, Farrar, K, Donnison, IS, Thomas, AM & Webb, KJ 2009, 'Identification of an extensive gene cluster among a family of PPOs in Trifolium pratense L. (red clover) using a large insert BAC library' BMC Plant Biology, vol 9, 94. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2229-9-94
Langdon, T, Thomas, A, Huang, L, Farrar, K, King, J & Armstead, I 2009, 'Fragments of the key flowering gene GIGANTEA are associated with helitron-type sequences in the Pooideae grass Lolium perenne' BMC Plant Biology, vol 9, 70. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2229-9-70
Armstead, IP & Thomas, AGIGANTEA (GI) gene and helitron-associated and non-associated GI pseudogene sequences from Lolium perenne and Festuca pratensis.
Farrar, K, Thomas, AM, Gallagher, JA, Turner, LB, Armstead, IP, Humphreys, MW & Donnison, IS 2009, 'Identification of SNP markers for molecular breeding in Lolium perenne and other energy grasses' Plant and Animal Genome XVII Conference, San Diego, United States of America, 2009 - 2009, pp. W269.
Harper, JA, Gasior, D, Roberts, LA, Thomas, AM, James, CL, King, J, King, IP & Armstead, IP 2009, 'Can the weed grass species Lolium temulentum be a useful tool in allowing us to investigate basic fundamental traits within the grasses?' 2009 Plant Science Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2009 - 2009, pp. p17.
King, J, Armstead, IP, Harper, JA, James, CL, Roberts, LA, Gasior, D, Kelly, RO, Huang, LS, Thomas, AM, Skot, K & King, IP 2009, 'Progress in introgression mapping in the pooideae' Plant and Animal Genome XVII Conference, San Diego, United States of America, 2009 - 2009, pp. W274.
Donnison, I, Gay, A, Thomas, H, Edwards, KJ, Edwards, D, Evans, C, Thomas, A & Ougham, H 2007, 'Modification of nitrogen remobilisation, grain fill and leaf senescence in maize (Zea mays L.) by transposon insertional mutagenensis in a protease gene' New Phytologist, vol 173, no. 3, pp. 481-494. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2006.01928.x
Armstead, IP, Donnison, IS, Aubry, S, Harper, JA, Hörtensteiner, S, James, CL, Mani, J, Moffet, M, Ougham, HJ, Roberts, LA, Thomas, AM, Weeden, N, Thomas, S & King, IP 2007, 'Cross-species identification of Mendel's/locus' Science, vol 315, no. 5808, pp. 73. DOI: 10.1126/science.1132912
Lubberstedt, T, Thomas, AM, Humphreys, MO, Donnison, IS, Asp, T, Farrar, K, Xu, M & Christiansen, C 2007, 'Construction of two Lolium perenne BAC libraries and identification of BACs containing candidate genes for disease resistance and forage quality' Molecular Breeding, pp. 15-23. DOI: 10.1007/s11032-006-9036-z
Farrar, K, Thomas, AM, Gallagher, JA, Armstead, I, Turner, L, Humphreys, MO & Donnison, I 2007, 'Identification of SNps for molecular breeding in Lolium perenne' Plant and Animal Genome XV Conference, San Diego, California, United States of America, 2007 - 2007, .
Armstead, IP, Donnison, IS, Aubry, S, Harper, JA, Hortensteiner, S, James, CL, Mani, J, Moffet, M, Ougham, HJ, Roberts, LA, Thomas, AM, Weeden, N, Thomas, S & King, IP 2006, 'From crop to model to crop: identifying the genetic basis of the staygreen mutation in the Lolium/Festuca forage and amenity grasses' New Phytologist, vol 172, no. 4, pp. 592-597. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2006.01922.x
Donnison, IS, King, IP, Wolny, E, Jenkins, GM, Marasek, A, Armstead, IP, Hasterok, R, Idziak, D, Draper, JH & Thomas, AM 2006, 'Alignment of the genomes of brachypodium distachyon and temperate cereals and grasses using bacterial artificial chromosome landing with fluorescence in situ hybridization' Genetics, vol 173, no. 1, pp. 349-362. DOI: 10.1534/genetics.105.049726