A. Lane Rayburn

Director of Undergraduate and Online Certificate Programs

Dr. Rayburn examines the role of chromosome changes in crop and native plants for the benefit of crop improvement. He also investigates how plants adapt to changing environmental conditions.

Education

  • Ph.D.: Texas A&M University - 1984
  • M.S.: Texas A&M University - 1978
  • B.S.: Louisiana College — 1976

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Bishop, J.W., S.M. Kim, M.B. Villamil, D.K. Lee, and A. L. Rayburn. 2017. Meiotic Pairing as an indicator of Genome Composition in Polyploid Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata Link). Genetica 145:235-240 DOI: 10.1007/s10709-017-9955-0
  • Lee, M., A. L. Rayburn, and D.K. Lee. 2016. Genesis and Identification of Octoploids Generated from Tetraploid Prairie Cordgrass. Crop Science 56:2973-2982.
  • Nah G., M. Lee, D-S Kim, A.L. Rayburn, T. Voigt DK Lee (2016) Transcriptome Analysis of Spartina pectinata in Response to Freezing Stress. PLoS ONE 11: e0152294. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0152294
  • Graves, H., A. L. Rayburn, J. L. Gonzales-Hernandez, G. Nah, D. Kim, and D.K. Lee. 2016. Validating DNA polymorphisms using KASP Assay in Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata Link) Populations in the U.S. Frontiers in Plant Science 6:1271
  • Graves, H., A. L. Rayburn, S. M. Kim and D. K. Lee. 2016. Chloroplast DNA Variation within Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata Link) Populations in the U.S. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 54:104-112.
  • Kim, S., M. Han, and A. L. Rayburn. 2015. Genome size and seed mass analyses in Cicer arietinum (Chick pea) and wild Cicer species. HortScience 50:1751-1756.
  • Guo, J., S. Thapa, T. Voigt, A. L. Rayburn, A. Boe and D.K. Lee. 2015. Phenotypic and biomass yield variations in natural populations of Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata Link) in the USA. BioEnergy Research 8:1371-1383.
  • Parker, T. T., P. Tranel, F. Trucco and A. L. Rayburn. 2015. Micropollen formation in F1 hybrids and backcrosses of Waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) X Smooth Pigweed (A. hybridus) as a quick method for determination of interspecific hybridization. Journal of Agricultural Science 7: 1-7.
  • Kim, S.M., D. Lee and A. L. Rayburn. 2015. Analysis of active nucleolus organizing regions in polyploidy Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata Link) by silver staining. Cytologia 80:249-258.
  • Chae, W. B., Hong, S. J., Gifford, J. M., Rayburn, A. L., Sacks, E. J. and Juvik, J. A. (2014), Plant morphology, genome size, and SSR markers differentiate five distinct taxonomic groups among accessions in the genus Miscanthus. GCB Bioenergy, 6: 646–660.
  • Berdan, E.L., G. M. Kozak, R. Ming, A. L. Rayburn, R. Kiehart, R. C. Fuller. 2014. Insight into genomic changes accompanying divergence: genetic linkage maps and synteny of Lucania goodie and L. parva reveal a Robertsonian fusion. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 4:1363-1372.
  • Kim, S.M. A.L. Rayburn, and D.K. Lee. 2013 Chloroplast DNA Intraspecific Phytogeography of Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata Bosc ex Link) in U.S. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 31:1376-1383.
  • Chae, W.B., Sae J . Hong , J. M. Gifford , A. L. Rayburn, J. Widholm and J A. Juvik. 2013. Synthetic polyploid production of Miscanthus sacchariflorus, Miscanthus sinensis, and Miscanthus x giganteus. GCB Bioenergy 5:1757-1707.
  • Choe, E., C.H. Carbonero, K. Mulvaney, A. L. Rayburn and R.H. Mum. 2012. Improving in vivo maize doubled haploid production efficiency through early detection of false positives. Plant Breeding 131:399-401.
  • Kim, S.M., A. L. Rayburn, A. Parrish, and D.K. Lee. 2012. Cytogeographic Distribution and Genome Size Variation in Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata Bosc Link). Plant Molecular Biology Reporter Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 30: 1073-1079.
  • Potts, S.M., Y. Han, M. Awais Khan, M. M. Kushad, A. L. Rayburn, and S. S. Korban. 2012. Genetic Diversity and Characterization of a Core Collection of Malus Germplasm Using Simple Sequence Repeats (SSRs). Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 30: 827-837.
  • Biradar, M. and A. L. Rayburn. 2012. Comparison of two different flow cytometer systems in detecting DNA differences in detelosomic wheat lines. Biochemical and cellular Archives 12: 307-312.
  • Kim, S., A. L. Rayburn, A. Boe and D. K. Lee. 2012. Neopolyploidy in Spartina pectinata Link: 1. Morphological analysis of tetraploid and hexaploid plants in a mixed natural population. Plant Systematics and Evolution 298:1073-1083.
  • Kim, S.M., A.L. Rayburn, T. Voigt, A. Parrish, and D.K. Lee. 2012. Salinity Effects on Germination and Plant Growth of Prairie Cordgrass and Switchgrass. Bioenergy Research 5:225-325.
  • Nishiwaki, A., A. Mizuguti, S. Kuwabara, Y. Toma, G.i Ishigaki, T. Miyashita, T. Yamada, H. Matuura, S. Yamaguchi, A. L. Rayburn, R.Akashi, and J. R. Stewart. 2011. Discovery of natural Miscanthus (Poaceae) triploid plants in sympatric populations of Miscanthus sacchariflorus and Miscanthus sinensis in southern Japan. American Journal of Botany 98:154-159.
  • Kim, S., A.L. Rayburn, and D.K. Lee. 2010. Genome Size and Chromosome Analyses in Prairie Cordgrass. Crop Science 50: 2277-2282.
  • Yu, C.Y., H.S. Kim, A.L. Rayburn, J.M. Widholm, and J.A. Juvik. Chromosome doubling of the bioenergy crop, Mischanthusxgiganteus. 2009. GCB Bioenergy 1:404-412.
  • Trucco, F. T. Tatum, A.L. Rayburn and P.J. Tranel. 2009. Out of the swamp: Unidirectional hybridization with weedy species may explain Amaranthus tuberculatus' prevalence as a weed. New Phytologist 184:819-827.
  • Korban, S.S., W. Wannarat, C.M. Rayburn, T.C. Tatum, and A.L. Rayburn. 2009. Genome size and nucleotypic variation in Malus germplasm. Genome 52:148-155.
  • Rayburn, A.L., J. Crawford, C.M. Rayburn, and J.A. Juvik. 2009. Genome size in three Miscanthus species. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 27:184-188.
  • Trinachartvanit, W., B.M. Francis, and A.L. Rayburn. 2009. Saw palmetto extract induces nuclear heterogeneity in mice. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 27:149-154.
  • Rayburn, A.L., M.M. Kushad, and W. Wannart. 2008. Intraspecific genome size variation in Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo subsp pepo). HortScience 43:949-951.
  • Trucco, F., D. Zheng, A.J. Woodyard, J.R. Walter, T.C. Tatum, A.L. Rayburn and P.J. Tranel. 2007. Non-hybrid progeny from crosses of dioecious amaranths: implications for gene flow research. Weed Science 55:119-122.
  • Tatum, T.C. and A.L. Rayburn. 2006. Prins labeled knobs are not associated with increased chromosomal stickiness in the maize st1 mutant. J. Hered. 97:417-422.
  • Tatum, T.C., L. Nunez, M.M. Kushad and A.L. Rayburn. 2006. Genome size variation in Pumpkin (Cucurbita sp.). Ann. Appl. Biol.149: 145-151.
  • Freeman, J.L. and A.L. Rayburn. 2006. Aquatic herbicides and herbicide contaminants: In vitro cytotoxicity and cell cycle analysis. Environ. Toxicol. 21:256-263.
  • Trucco, F., T. Tatum, K.R. Robertson, A.L. Rayburn and P.J. Tranel. 2006. Characterization of waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) x smooth pigweed (A. hybridus) F1 hybrids. Weed Tech. 20:14-22.
  • Freeman, J.L., N. Beccue and A. L. Rayburn. 2005. Differential metamorphosis alters the endocrine response in anuran larvae exposed to T3 and atrazine. Aquatic Toxicology 75:163-276.
  • Freeman, J.L. and A. L. Rayburn. 2005. Localization of Repetitive DNA sequences on in vitro Xenopus laevis chromosomes by primed in situ labeling (PRINS). Journal of Heredity 96:603-606.
  • Freeman, J.L and A.L. Rayburn. 2005. Developmental impact of atrazine on metamorphing Xenopus laevis as revealed by nuclear analysis and morphology. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24:1648-1653.
  • Rayburn, A.L., D. D. Moody and J.L. Freeman. 2005. Cytotoxicity of Technical Grade vs. Formulations of Atrazine and Acetochlor Using Mammalian Cells. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 75:691-698.
  • Rayburn, A.L., R. McCloskey, T. C. Tatum, G. A. Bollero, M. R. Jeschke, and P. J. Tranel. 2005. Genome Size Analysis of Weedy Amaranthus Species. Crop Sciences 45:2557-2562.
  • Trucco, F., T. Tatum, A. L. Rayburn, and P.J. Tranel. 2005. Fertility and introgression at herbicide resistant locus and genome structure in BC1 hybrids from two important Amaranthus species. Molecular Ecology 14: 2717-2728.
  • Tatum, T.C., R. Skirvin, P.J. Tranel, M. Norton, and A.L. Rayburn. 2005. In vitro root induction in weedy amaranthus species. In Vitro Cell. and Develop. Biol. Plant 41:844-847.
  • Trucco, F., T. Tatum, K.R. Robertson, A.L. Rayburn, and P.J .Tranel. 2005. Characterization of waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) x smooth pigweed (A. hybridus) F1 hybrids. Weed Technology (accepted).
  • Tatum, T.C., S. Stepanovic, D.P. Biradar, A. L. Rayburn and S. S. Korban. 2005. Variation in nuclear DNA content in Malus species and cultivated apples. Genome 48:924-930.
  • Trucco, F., M.R. Jeschke, A.L. Rayburn, and P.J. Tranel. 2005. Promiscuity in weedy amaranths: high frequency of female tall waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) x smooth pigweed (A. hybridus) hybridization under field conditions. Weed Science 53: 46-54.
  • Trucco, F., M.R. Jeschke, A.L. Rayburn, and P.J. Tranel. 2005. Amaranthus hybridus can be pollinated frequently by A. tuberculatus under field conditions. Heredity 94: 64-70.
  • Freeman, J.L. and A.L. Rayburn. 2004. Metamorphosis in Xenopus laevis is not Associated with Large Scale Nuclear DNA Content Variation. Journal of Experimental Biology 207:4473-4477.
  • Freeman, J.L. and A.L. Rayburn. 2004. In vivo genotoxicity of atrazine to anuran larvae. Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis 560: 69-78.
  • Yeater, K.M., G. A. Bollero, D.G. Bullock and A. L. Rayburn. 2004. Flow cytometric analysis for ploidy level differentiation of 45 hairy vetch accessions. Annals of Applied Biology 145:123-127.
  • Rayburn, A.L., D.P. Biradar, R.B. McClosky and K.M. Yeater. 2004. Documenting Intraspecific Genome Size Variation in Soybean. Crop Science 44: 261-264.
  • Yeater, K.M., G.A. Bollero, D.G. Bullock, A.L. Rayburn and S. Rodriguez-Zas. 2004. The Use of canonical discriminate analysis for selection of hairy vetch. Crop Science 44 : 185-189
  • Wagner E. D., D. A. Anderson, A. Dhawan, A. L. Rayburn and M. J. Plewa. 2003. Evaluation of EMS-induced DNA damage in single cell gel electorphoresis (comet) assay and with flow cytometric analysis of micronuclei. Teratogenesis, Carcinogenesis, and Mutagenesis Supplement 2: 1-11.
  • Jeschke, M. J., P.J. Tranel and A. L. Rayburn. 2003. DNA content analysis of smooth pigwee (Amaranthus hybridus) and tall waterhemp (A. tuberculatus): implications for hybrid detection. Weed Science 51: 1-3.
  • Rayburn, A. L. and J. B. Wetzel. 2002. Flow cytometric analyses of intraplant nuclear DNA content variation induced by sticky chromosomes. Cytometry 49: 36-41.
  • Yeater, K.M., C. R. Grau and A. L. Rayburn. 2002. Flow cytometric analysis of Phialophora gregata isolated from soybean plants resistant and susceptible to brown stem rot. Journal of Phytopathology 150: 258-262.
  • Rayburn, A. L., J.B. Wetzel and V. C. Baligar. 2002. Mitotic analysis of sticky chromosomes in aluminum tolerant and susceptible wheat lines grown in soils differing in aluminum saturation. Euphytica 127: 193-199.
  • Tranel, P.J., J.J. Wassom, M.R. Jeschke and A.L. Rayburn. 2002. Transmission of herbicide resistance from a monoecious to a dioecious weedy Amaranthus species. Theor. Appl. Genet. 105: 674-679.
  • Rayburn, A.L., J. Bouma and C. A. Northcott. 2001. Comparing the Clastogenic Potential of Atrazine with Caffeine using Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) Cells. Toxicology Letters 12: 69-78.
  • Wetzel, J.B., and A. L. Rayburn. 2000. Use of fluorescence genomic in situ hybridization (GISH) to detect the presence of alien chromatin in wheat lines differing in nuclear DNA content. Cytometry 41: 36-40.
  • Johnston, J. S., M.D. Bennett, A. L. Rayburn, D. W. Galbraith and H. J. Price. 1999. Reference standards for determination of DNA content of plant nuclei. American Journal of Botany 86: 609-613.
  • Wetzel, J.B., S. Aref, V.C. Baligar and A. L. Rayburn. 1999. A lack of nuclear DNA content variability among wheat isolines differing in aluminum response. Annals of Botany 83: 725-728.
  • Plewa, M.J., E. D. Wagner, M. A. Berhow, A. Conway, A. L. Rayburn and D. Anderson. 1999. Antimutagenic activity of chemical fractions isolated from a commercial soybean by-product. Teratogenesis, Carcinogenesis, and Mutagenesis 19: 121-135.
  • Bullock, D.G., S. Khan and A. L. Rayburn. 1998. Early soybean growth is affected by row spacing. Crop Sciences 38: 1011-1016.
  • Wagner, E.D., A. L. Rayburn, D. Anderson and M. J. Plewa. 1998. Analysis of mutagens with single cell gel electrophoresis, flow cytometry analysis and forward mutation in an isolated clone of Chinese Hamster Ovary cells. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis 32: 360-368.
  • Taets, C., S. Aref and A. L. Rayburn. 1998. The clastogenic potential of triazine herbicide combinations found in potable water supplies. Environmental Health Perspectives 106: 197-201.
  • Plewa, M. J., E. D. Wagner, L. Kerchoff, K. Repetny, L. C. Adams and A. L. Rayburn. 1998. The use of single cell electrophoresis and flow cytometry to identify antimutagens from commercial soybean by-products. Mutation Research 402: 211-218.
  • Wagner, E.D., A. L. Rayburn, D. Anderson and M. J. Plewa. 1998. Calibration of the single cell gel electrophoresis assay, flow cytometry analysis and forward mutation in Chinese Hamster Ovary cells. Mutagenesis 13: 81-84.
  • Gourmet, C., L. E. Gray and A. L. Rayburn. 1997. Flow cytometric analysis of conidia of fungi isolated from soybean vascular tissue. Journal of Plant Pathology 145: 405-408.
  • Rayburn, A. L., A. Bashir and D.P. Biradar. 1997. Chromatin composition in F1 hybrid maize. Maydica 42: 393-399.
  • Rayburn, A. L., D. P. Biradar, D. G. Bullock, R. L. Nelson, C. Gourmet and J. B. Wetzel. 1997. Nuclear DNA content diversity in Chinese soybean introductions. Annuals of Botany : 321-325.
  • Gourmet, C., F.L. Kolb, C. M. Brown, C. A. Smyth, D. P. Biradar and A. L. Rayburn. 1997. The non-selective nature of a modified single-seed descent breeding procedure. Crop Science 37: 1434-1437.
  • McMurphy, L.M., D.P. Biradar, C. Taets and A. L. Rayburn. 1996. Differential effects of weathered coal fly ash and fly ash leacheate on the maize genome. Arch. Environ. Contamin. Toxicol. 31: 166-169.
  • Gourmet, C. and A. L. Rayburn. 1996. Identification of RAPD markers associated with the presence of B chromosomes in maize. Heredity 77: 240-244.
  • Wullschleger, S. D., M. A. Sanderson, S. B. McLaughlin, D. P. Biradar and A. L. Rayburn. 1996. Photosynthetic differences between lowland and upland ecotypes of the C4 perennial switchgrass (Panicum virgatum). Crop. Sci. 36: 306-312.
  • Taets, C. and A. L. Rayburn. 1996. Coal fly ash exposure at agronomic levels does not induce triploidy in maize. Bull. Environ. Contamin. Toxicol. 56: 690-695.
  • Paden, D. W., M. J. Iqbal and A. L. Rayburn. 1996. DNA fingerprinting of rhododendrons: Phase II. J. Amer. Rhod. Soc. 50: 97-99.
  • Biradar, D. P. and A. L. Rayburn. 1995. Chromosomal damage induced by herbicide contamination at concentrations observed in public water supplies. J. Environ. Qual. 24: 1222-1225.
  • Iqbal, M. J., D. W. Paden and A. L. Rayburn. 1995. Assessment of genetic relationships among Rhododendron species, varieties and hybrids by RAPD analysis. Scientia Hort. 63: 215-223.
  • Carver, B. F. and A. L. Rayburn. 1995. Comparison of related wheat stocks possessing 1B or 1RS.1BL chromosomes. Grain and flour quality. Crop Sci. 35: 1316-1321.
  • Iqbal, M. J. and A. L. Rayburn. 1995. Identification of the 1RS rye segment in wheat by RAPD analysis. Theor. Appl. Genet. 91: 1048-1953.
  • Wilhelm, E., D. P. Biradar, D. G. Bullock and A. L. Rayburn. 1995. Endopolyploidization of mesocotyls in Nebraska maize populations selected for cold tolerance. Crop Sci. 35: 958-961.
  • Bashir, A., D. P. Biradar and A. L. Rayburn. 1995. Determining relative abundance of specific DNA sequences in flow cytometrically sorted maize nuclei. J. Exp. Bot. 46: 451-457.
  • Iqbal, M. J., D. W. Paden and A. L. Rayburn. 1995. Clonal stability of RAPD markers in three Rhododendron species. J. Environ. Hort. 13: 43-46.
  • Biradar, D. P. and A. L. Rayburn. 1995. Flow cytometric analysis of whole cell clastogenicity of herbicides found in groundwater. Arch. Environ. Contamin. Toxicol. 28: 13-17.
  • Iqbal, M. J., and A. L. Rayburn. 1994. Stability of RAPD markers for determining cultivar specific DNA profiles in rye (Secale cereale L.). Euphytica 75: 215-220.
  • McMurphy, L. M. and A. L. Rayburn. 1994. Cytological evidence for nucleolar competition in a maize hybrid. J. Hered. 85: 407-410.
  • Carver, B. F., and A. L. Rayburn. 1994. Comparison of related wheat stocks possessing 1B or 1RS.1BL chromosomes: agronomic performance. Crop Sci. 34: 1505-1510.
  • Iqbal, M. J., L. E. Gray, D. W. Paden and A. L. Rayburn. 1994. Feasibility of Rhododendron DNA profiling by RAPD analysis. Plant Varieties & Seeds 7: 59-63.
  • Graham, M. J., C. D. Nickell and A. L. Rayburn. 1994. Relationship between genome size and maturity group in soybean. Theor. Appl. Genet. 88: 429-432.
  • Biradar, D. P., W. L. Pedersen and A. L. Rayburn. 1994. Nuclear DNA analysis of maize seedlings treated with the triazole fungicide, triticonazole. Pest. Sci. 41: 291-295.
  • Biradar, D. P. and A. L. Rayburn. 1994. Flow cytometric probing chromatin condensation in maize diploid nuclei. New Phytol. 126: 31-35.
  • Rayburn, A. L., J. W. Dudley and D. P. Biradar. 1994. Selection for early flowering results in simultaneous selection for reduced nuclear DNA content in maize. Plant Breed. 112: 318-322.
  • Biradar, D. P., D. G. Bullock and A. L. Rayburn. 1994. Nuclear DNA amount, growth, and yield parameters in maize. Theor. Appl. Genet. 88: 557-560.
  • William, M. D. H. M., L. Gray, A. L. Rayburn and A. Mujeeb-Kaji. 1994. Development of DNA markers based on Randomly Amplified Polymorphic sequences in a Triticum aestivum L. X Thinopyrum bessarabicum amphiploid. J. Genet. & Breed. 48: 1-6.
  • Rayburn, A. L., M. D. H. M. William and A. Mujeeb-Kaji. 1993. Visualization of Thinopyrum bessarabicum chromosomes in a Triticum aestivum/Th. bessarabicum amphiploid by genomic in situ hybridization. J. Genet. & Breed. 47: 245-248.
  • Carver, B. F., A. L. Rayburn, R. M. Hunger, E. L. Smith, and W. E. Whitemore. 1993. Registration of 1B, versus 1RS.1BL near-isoline genetic stocks from two hard red winter wheat populations. Crop Sci. 33: 1120.
  • Rayburn, A. L., M. J. Iqbal and D. W. Paden. 1993. Positive identification of rhododendron through DNA fingerprinting. J. Amer. Rhod. Soc. 47: 137-138.
  • McMurphy, L. M. and A. L. Rayburn. 1993. Nuclear alterations of maize plants grown in soil contaminated with coal fly ash. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 25: 520-524.
  • Bashir, A., J. A. Auger and A. L. Rayburn. 1993. Flow cytometric DNA analysis of wheat-rye addition lines. Cytometry 14: 843-847.
  • Biradar, D. P. and A. L. Rayburn. 1993. Heterosis and nuclear DNA content in maize. Heredity 71: 300-304.
  • Biradar, D. P., A. L. Rayburn and D. G. Bullock. 1993. Endopolyploidy in diploid and tetraploid maize (Zea mays L.). Ann. Bot. 71: 417-421.
  • Biradar, D. P. and A. L. Rayburn. 1993. Intraplant nuclear DNA content variation in diploid nuclei of maize (Zea mays L.) J. Exp. Bot. 44: 1039-1044.
  • Fajfar-Whetstone, C. J., A. L. Rayburn, L. B. Schook, and M. B. Wheeler. 1993. Sex determination of porcine preimplantation embryos via Y-chromosome specific DNA sequences. Animal Biotechnol. 4: 183-193.
  • Rayburn, A. L., W. L. Pedersen, and L. M. McMurphy. 1993. The fungicide captan reduces nuclear DNA amount in maize seedlings. Pest. Sci. 37: 79-82.
  • Rayburn, A. L., D. P. Biradar, D. G. Bullock, and L. M. McMurphy. 1993. The nuclear DNA content of F1 hybrids in maize. Heredity 70: 294-300.
  • McMurphy, L. M. and A. L. Rayburn. 1992. Chromosomal and cell size analysis of maize populations selected for cold tolerance. Theor. Appl. Genet. 84:798-802.
  • Wan, Y., L. M. McMurphy, A. L. Rayburn, and J. M. Widholm. 1992. Ploidy levels of plants regenerated from mixed ploidy maize callus cultures. In Vitro Cell. and Develop. Biol. 28P: 87-89.
  • Rayburn, A. L., J. A. Auger and L. M. McMurphy. 1992. Estimating percentage constitutive heterochromatin by flow cytometry. Exp. Cell Res. 198: 175-178.
  • Anderson, D. S., R. H. Teyker and A. L. Rayburn. 1991. Nitrogen form effects on early corn root morphological and anatomical development. J. Plant Nut. 14: 1255-1266.
  • Bullock, D. and A. L. Rayburn. 1991. Genome size variation in Southwestern US maize populations may be a function of effective growing season. Maydica 36: 247-250.
  • McMurphy, L. M. and A. L. Rayburn. 1991. Genome size variation in maize populations selected for cold tolerance. Plant Breed. 106: 190-195.
  • Ho, I. and A. L. Rayburn. 1991. The relationship between chloroplast number and genome size in Zea mays ssp. mays. Plant Sci. 74: 255-260.
  • Wan, Y, D. R. Duncan, A. L. Rayburn, J. F. Petolino and J. M. Widholm. 1991. The use of antimicrotubule herbicides for the production of doubled haploid plants from anther derived maize callus. Theor. Appl. Genet. 81: 205-211.
  • McMurphy, L.M. and A. L. Rayburn. 1991. A lack of relationship between relative maturity and genome size in hybrid maize. Crop Sci. 31: 63-67.
  • Ho, I., Y. Wan, J.M. Widholm and A.L. Rayburn. 1990. The use of stomatal chloroplast number for the rapid determination of ploidy level in maize. Plant Breeding 105:203-210.
  • Porter, H.L. and A.L. Rayburn. 1990. B chromosome and C-band heterochromatin variation in Arizona Indian maize populations. Genome 33: 659-662.
  • Paden, D. W., M. M. Meyer, Jr. and A. L. Rayburn. 1990. Doubling chromosomes with colchicine treatment in vitro as determined by chloroplast number in epidermal guard cells. J. Amer. Rhod. Soc. 44: 162-167.
  • Rayburn, A.L. 1990. Genome size variation in southwestern Indian maize adapted to various altitudes. Evol. Trends Plants 4:53-57.
  • Rayburn, A.L. and J.A. Auger. 1990. Genome size variation in Zea mays ssp. mays adapted to different altitudes. Theor. Appl. Genet. 79: 470-474.
  • Rayburn, A.L. and J.A. Auger. 1990. DNA content variation in the Ancient Indigenous races of Mexican maize. Acta Bot. Neerl. 39: 197-202.
  • Rayburn, A. L., J. A. Auger, E. A. Benzinger and A. G. Hepburn. 1989. Detection of intraspecific DNA content variation in Zea mays L. by flow cytometry. J. Exp. Bot. 40: 1179-1183.