Ms Ann Thomas

Ms Ann Thomas

Research Scientist

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B chromosomes are associated with redistribution of genetic recombination towards lower-recombination chromosomal regions in perennial ryegrassHarper, J., Phillips, D., Thomas, A., Gasior, D., Evans, C., Powell, W., King, J., King, I., Jenkins, G. & Armstead, I. 2018 In : Journal of Experimental Botany.69, 8
Hydroponic evaluation of growth and nutrient uptake in a Lolium/Festuca introgression seriesHarper, J., Thomas, A., Evans, C., Mathews, R., Allen, D., Humphreys, M. & Armstead, I. 2017 p. 661 p.
Changes in freezing tolerance and photosystem II acclimation mechanisms within a Lolium perenne x Festuca pratensis substitution seriesGasior, D., Harper, J., Thomas, A., Evans, C., Armstead, I. & Humphreys, M. 2016 The multiple roles of grassland in the European bioeconomy: Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Höglind, M., Bakken, A. K., Hovstad, K. A., Kallioniemi, E., Riley, H., Steinshamnm, H. & Østrem, L. (eds.). Norway: Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, p. 835-837
Exploitation of interspecific diversity for monocot crop improvementKing, J., Armstead, I. P., Harper, J. A., Ramsay, L., Snape, J., Waugh, R., James, C. L., Thomas, A. M., Gasior, D., Kelly, R. O., Roberts, L. A., Gustafson, P. & King, I. 2013 In : Heredity.110, p. 475–483
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 pratensisKing, J., Thomas, A., James, C., King, I. & Armstead, I. 2013 In : BMC Genomics.14, p. n/a n/a
Breeding for Bio-ethanol Production in Lolium perenne L.: Association of Allelic Variation with High Water-Soluble Carbohydrate ContentFarrar, K., Bryant, D. N., Turner, L. B., Gallagher, J. A., Thomas, A. M., Farrell, M. S., Humphreys, M. O. & Donnison, I. S. 2012 In : Bioenergy Research.5, 1, p. 149-1579 p.
The Development of a BAC-fingerprint FPC map for Lolium perenne Swain, S., Thomas, A., Kudrna, D., Huang, L., Byrne, S., Asp, T., King, I., King, J. & Armstead, I. 2012
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 characterizationHarper, J., Armstead, I., Thomas, A., James, C., Gasior, D., Bisaga, M., Roberts, L., King, I. & King, J. 2011 In : Annals of Botany.107, 8, p. 1313-13219 p.
Allelic variation in the perennial ryegrass FLOWERING LOCUS T gene is associated with changes in flowering time across a range of populationsSkøt, L., Sanderson, R., Thomas, A. M., Skøt, K. P., Thorogood, D., Latypova, G. A., Asp, T. & Armstead, I. P. 2011 In : Plant Physiology.155, 2, p. 1013-102210 p.
Partial isolation of the genomic region linked with apomixis in Paspalum simplexThomas, A., Panara, F., Pupilli, F., Polegri, L., Calderini, O., Donnison, I. S. & Arcioni, S. 2010 In : Molecular Breeding.28, 2, p. 265-27612 p.
Identification of an extensive gene cluster among a family of PPOs in Trifolium pratense L. (red clover) using a large insert BAC libraryWinters, A. L., Heywood, S., Farrar, K., Donnison, I. S., Thomas, A. M. & Webb, K. J. 2009 In : BMC Plant Biology.9, 94
Fragments of the key flowering gene GIGANTEA are associated with helitron-type sequences in the Pooideae grass Lolium perenneLangdon, T., Thomas, A., Huang, L., Farrar, K., King, J. & Armstead, I. 2009 In : BMC Plant Biology.9, 70
GIGANTEA (GI) gene and helitron-associated and non-associated GI pseudogene sequences from Lolium perenne and Festuca pratensisArmstead, I. P. & Thomas, A. 2009
Identification of SNP markers for molecular breeding in Lolium perenne and other energy grassesFarrar, K., Thomas, A. M., Gallagher, J. A., Turner, L. B., Armstead, I. P., Humphreys, M. W. & Donnison, I. S. 2009 p. W269
Can the weed grass species Lolium temulentum be a useful tool in allowing us to investigate basic fundamental traits within the grasses?Harper, J. A., Gasior, D., Roberts, L. A., Thomas, A. M., James, C. L., King, J., King, I. P. & Armstead, I. P. 2009 p. p17
Progress in introgression mapping in the pooideaeKing, J., Armstead, I. P., Harper, J. A., James, C. L., Roberts, L. A., Gasior, D., Kelly, R. O., Huang, L. S., Thomas, A. M., Skot, K. & King, I. P. 2009 p. W274
Modification of nitrogen remobilisation, grain fill and leaf senescence in maize (Zea mays L.) by transposon insertional mutagenensis in a protease geneDonnison, I., Gay, A., Thomas, H., Edwards, K. J., Edwards, D., Evans, C., Thomas, A. & Ougham, H. 2007 In : New Phytologist.173, 3, p. 481-49414 p.
Cross-species identification of Mendel's/locusArmstead, I. P., Donnison, I. S., Aubry, S., Harper, J. A., Hörtensteiner, S., James, C. L., Mani, J., Moffet, M., Ougham, H. J., Roberts, L. A., Thomas, A. M., Weeden, N., Thomas, S. & King, I. P. 2007 In : Science.315, 5808, p. 73
Construction of two Lolium perenne BAC libraries and identification of BACs containing candidate genes for disease resistance and forage qualityLubberstedt, T., Thomas, A. M., Humphreys, M. O., Donnison, I. S., Asp, T., Farrar, K., Xu, M. & Christiansen, C. 2007 In : Molecular Breeding.p. 15-239 p.
Identification of SNps for molecular breeding in Lolium perenneFarrar, K., Thomas, A. M., Gallagher, J. A., Armstead, I., Turner, L., Humphreys, M. O. & Donnison, I. 2007
From crop to model to crop: identifying the genetic basis of the staygreen mutation in the Lolium/Festuca forage and amenity grassesArmstead, I. P., Donnison, I. S., Aubry, S., Harper, J. A., Hortensteiner, S., James, C. L., Mani, J., Moffet, M., Ougham, H. J., Roberts, L. A., Thomas, A. M., Weeden, N., Thomas, S. & King, I. P. 2006 In : New Phytologist.172, 4, p. 592-5976 p.
Alignment of the genomes of brachypodium distachyon and temperate cereals and grasses using bacterial artificial chromosome landing with fluorescence in situ hybridizationDonnison, I. S., King, I. P., Wolny, E., Jenkins, G. M., Marasek, A., Armstead, I. P., Hasterok, R., Idziak, D., Draper, J. H. & Thomas, A. M. 2006 In : Genetics.173, 1, p. 349-36214 p.
Identification of SNPs for molecular breeding in Lolium perenneFarrar, K., Thomas, A., Armstead, I., Turner, L., Humphreys, M. O. & Donnison, I. S. 2006 p. P.67
Molecular tagging of a senescence gene by introgression mapping of a stay-green mutation from Festuca pratensisThomas, A. M., Thomas, H., Armstead, I. P., King, I. P., Harper, J. A., Moore, B. J., Huang, L. S., Fentem, P. A., Ougham, H. J., Jones, R. N., Jones, T. A. H., Roberts, L. A., King, J. & Donnison, I. S. 2005 In : New Phytologist.165, 3, p. 801-8066 p.
Construction of a Festuca pratensis BAC library for map-based cloning in IFestulolium substitution linesDonnison, I. S., O'Sullivan, D. M., Thomas, A., Canter, P., Moore, B., Armstead, I., Thomas, H., Edwards, K. J. & King, I. P. 2005 In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics.110, 5, p. 846-8516 p.
Construction and exploitation of a bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) library for Lolium perenne (perennial ryegrass)Farrar, K., Humphreys, M. O., Thomas, A. M., Donnison, I. S. & Humphreys, M. O. (ed.) 2005
Introgression mapping in the grassesKing, I. P., King, J., Armstead, I. P., Harper, J. A., Roberts, L. A., Thomas, H., Ougham, H. J., Jones, R. N., Thomas, A. M., Moore, B. J. & Humphreys, M. O. (ed.) 2005 p. 31-4111 p.
Leaf senescence is delayed in maize expressing the Agrobacterium IPT gene under the control of a novel maize senescence-enhanced promoterRobson, P. R. H., Donnison, I. S., Wang, K., Frame, B., Pegg, S. E., Thomas, A. M. & Thomas, H. 2004 In : Plant Biotechnology Journal.2, 2, p. 101-11212 p.
Both light-dependent protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase A and protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase B are down-regulated in the slender mutant of barleyArmstrong, G. A., Frick, G. A., Thomas, A. M., Thomas, B. J. & Ougham, H. J. 2001 In : Journal of Experimental Botany.52, 360, p. 1447-14548 p.