Publications

 

     Burns MJ, Edwards KJ, Newbury HJ, Ford LBR, Baggot CD (2001) Development of simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers for the assessment of gene flow and genetic diversity in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan). Mol Ecol Notes 1:283–285

     Odeny DA, Jayashree B, Ferguson M, Hoisington D, Cry LJ, Gebhardt C (2007) Development, characterization and utilization of microsatellite markers in pigeonpea. Plant Breed 126:130–136

     Odeny DA, Jayashree B, Gebhardt C, Crouch J (2009) New microsatellite markers for pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) millsp.). BMC Res Notes 2:35

     Saxena KB (2008) Genetic improvement of pigeonpea—a review. Trop Plant Biol 1:159–178

     Saxena KB, Sharma D (1990) Pigeonpea: genetics. In: Nene YL, Hall SD, Sheila VK (eds) The pigeonpea. CAB International, Wallingford, pp 137–158

     Saxena KB, Wallis ES, Byth DE (1983) A new gene for male-sterility in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.). Heredity 51:419–421

     Saxena KB, Singh L, Gupta MD (1990) Variation for natural out-crossing in pigeonpea. Euphytica 46:143–148

     Saxena RK, Prathima C, Saxena KB, Hoisington DA, Singh NK, Varshney RK (2010) Novel SSR markers for polymorphism detection in pigeonpea (Cajanus spp.). Plant Breed.129:142-148

     Saxena RK, Saxena KB, Kumar RV, Hoisington DA, Varshney RK (2010) Simple sequence repeat-based diversity in elite pigeonpea genotypes for developing mapping populations to map resistance to Fusarium wilt and sterility mosaic disease. Plant Breed 129:135–141

     Varshney RK (2009) Gene-based marker systems in plants: high throughput approaches for discovery and genotyping. In: Jain SM, Brar DS (eds) Molecular techniques in crop improvement, vol 2. Springer, The Netherlands. pg 119-142

     Varshney RK, Close TJ, Singh NK, Hoisington DA, Cook DR (2009a) Orphan legume crops enter the genomics era. Curr Opin Plant Biol 12:202–210

     Yang S, Ash G, Harper J, Varling J, Wenzl P, Huttner E, Kilian A (2006) Low level of genetic diversity in cultivated pigeonpea compared to its wild relatives is revealed by diversity arrays technology. Theor Appl Genet 113:585–595

     Varshney RK, Nayak SN, May GD, Jackson SA (2009b) Next generation sequencing technologies and their implications for crop genetics and breeding. Trends Biotechnol 27:522-530

     Varshney RK, Dubey A (2009) Novel genomic tools and modern genetic and breeding approaches for crop improvement. J Plant Biochem & Biotechnol 18:127-138

     Varshney RK, Penmetsa R V, Dutta S, Kulwal PL, Saxena RK, Datta S, Sharma TR, Rosen B, Carrasquilla-Garcia N, Farmer AD, Dubey A, Saxena KB, Gao J, Fakrudin B, Singh MN, Singh BP, Wanjari KB, Yuan M, Srivastava RK, Kilian A, Upadhyaya HD, Mallikarjuna N, Town CD, Bruening GE, He G, May GD, McCombie R, Jackson SA, Singh NK, Cook DR. (2009) Pigeonpea genomics initiative (PGI): an international effort to improve crop productivity of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.)Mol Breeding DOI 10.1007/s11032-009-9327-2