Skovbjerg C.K., Angra D., Robertson-Shersby-Harvie T., Kreplak J., Ecke W., Windhorst A., Nielsen L.K., Schiemann A., Knudsen J., Gutierrez N., Tagkouli V., Fechete L.I., Janss L., Stougaard J., Warsame A., Alves S., Khazaei H., Link W., Torres A.M., O'Sullivan D.M., Andersen S.U., 2022: Genetic analysis of global faba bean germplasm maps agronomic traits and identifies strong selection signatures for geographical origin. BioRxiv.

Tran C.T., Beissinger T., Becker H.C., Horneburg B., 2022: Genetic diversity of pea (Pisum sativum L.) genotypes differing in leaf type using SNP markers. BioRxiv.

Tacke R., Ecke W., Höfer M., Sass O. and Link W., 2021: Zooming into the genomic vicinity of the major locus for vicine and convicine in faba bean (Vicia Faba L.). BioRxiv.

Mahmoud M. , Ha N.T., Simianer H. and Beissinger T., 2020: Ghat: An R package for identifying adaptive polygenic traits. BioRxiv.

Westhues C., Simianer, H. and Beissinger T., 2021: learnMET. an R package to apply machine learning methods for genomic prediction using multi-environment trial data. BioRxiv

Katche E.I., Schierholt A., Schliessl S.V., Zhenlich L., Batley J., Becker H.C., Mason A.S., 2021: Genetic factors inherited from both diploid parents interact to affect genome stability and fertility in resynthesized allotetraploid B. napus. BioRxiv.



Aichholz C., Becker H.C., Horneburg B., 2022: Recurrent haploid selection in a population of sweet corn (Zea mays convar. saccharata). Plant Breeding, August 2022.

Tran C.T., Becker H.C., Horneburg B., 2022: Agronomic performance of normal-leafed and semi-leafless pea (Pisum sativum L.) genotypes. Crop Science, March 2022.

Tacke R., Ecke, W., M. Höfer, O. Sass and W. Link, 2022: Fine-mapping of the major locus for vicine and convicine in faba bean (Vicia faba) and marker-assisted breeding of a novel, low vicine and convicine winter faba bean population. Plant Breeding, August 2022.

Puspitasari W., Allemann B., Angra D., Appleyard H., Ecke W., Möllers C., Nolte T., Purves R.W., Renner C.,  Robertson-Shersby-Harvie T., Tacke R., Windhorst A., Yaman S., and Link W., 2022: NIRS for vicine and convicine content of faba bean seed allowed GWAS to prepare for marker-assisted adjustment of seed quality of German winter faba beans. Journal of Cultivated Plants, January 2022. 

Kaler, A.S.,  Purcell L.C., Beissinger T. and Gillman J.D., 2022. Genomic prediction models for traits differing in heritability for soybean, rice, and maize. BMC Plant Biology, February 2022.

Hagenguth J., Kanski L., Kahle H., Naumann M., Pawelzik E., Becker H., Horneburg B., 2022: Breeders' Sensory Test: A new tool for early selection in breeding for tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) flavor. Plant Breeding, January 2022.


Westhues C., Mahone G., Da Silva S., Thorwarth P., Schmidt M., Richter J.-C.,  Simianer H. and Beissinger T., 2021.Prediction of maize phenotypic traits with genomic and environmental predictors using gradient boosting frameworks. Frontiers in Plant Science, November 2021.

Mabry M., Turner-Hissong S., Gallagher E., McAlvay A., An H., Edger P., Moore J., Pink D., Teakle G., Stevens C., Barker G., Labate J., Fuller D., Allaby R., Beissinger T., Decker J., Gore M. and Pires C., 2021. The Evolutionary History of Wild, Domesticated, and Feral Brassica oleracea (Brassicaceae). Molecular Biology and Evolution, June 2021.

Kumar R., Gyawali A.Morrison G.D., Saski C.A., Robertson D.J., Tharayil N., Schaefer R.J., Beissinger T.M. and Sekhon R.S., 2021: Genetic Architecture of Maize Rind Strength Revealed by the Analysis of Divergently Selected Populations. Plant and Cell Physiology, May 2021.

Adhikari, K., H. Khazaei., L. Ghaouti., F. Maalouf., A. Vandenberg, W.  Link, and D. O'Sullivan, 2021: Conventional and molecular breeding tools for accelerating genetic gain in faba bean (Vicia faba L.). Frontiers in Plant Science, October 2021.

Brünjes L. and Link W., 2021: Paternal outcrossing success differs among faba bean genotypes and impacts breeding of synthetic cultivars. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, May 2021.

Jubin, C., Griebel S., Beissinger T., 2021: Improving genomic tools for outcrossing crops. Molecular Plant, March 2021.

Nelson W.C.D., Siebrecht-Schöll D.J., Hoffmann M.P., Rötter R.P., Whitbread A.M., and Link W., 2021: What determines a productive winter bean-wheat genotype combination for intercropping in central Germany? European Journal of Agronomy, August 2021.

Hutchinson L.A., T.H. Oliver, T.D. Breeze, E.J. Bailes, L. Brünjes, A.J. Campbell, A. Erhardt, G.A. de Groot, R. Földesi, D. García, D. Goulson, H. Hainaut, P.A. Hambäck, A. Holzschuh, F. Jauker,  B.K. Klatt, A.-M. Klein, D. Kleijn, A. Kovács-Hostyánszki, E. Krimmer, M. McKerchar, M. Miñarro, B.B. Phillips, S.G. Potts, G. Pufal, R. Radzevičiūtė, S.P.M. Roberts, U. Samnegård, J. Schulze, R.F. Shaw, T. Tscharntke, N.J. Vereecken, D.B. Westbury, C. Westphal, A. Wietzke, B.A. Woodcock, M.P.D. Garratt, 2021: Using ecological and field survey data to establish a national list of the wild bee pollinators of crops. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 315, 107447, August 2021.

Björnsdotter E., Nadzieja M., Chang W., Escobar-Herrera L., Mancinotti D., Angra D., Xia Xinxing, Tacke R., Khazaei H., Crocoll C., Vandenberg A., Link W., Stoddard F.L., O’Sullivan D.M., Stougaard J., Schulman A.H., Andersen S.U, Geu-Flores F., 2021:  VC1 catalyzes a key step in the biosynthesis of vicine from GTP in faba bean. Nature Plants, July 2021.


Faridi R., Koopman B., Schierholt A., Ali M.B., Apel S. and Link W. 2021: Genetic study of the resistance of faba bean (Vicia faba L.) against the fungus Ascochyta fabae through a genome-wide association analysis. Plant Breeding, May 2021. 

Beche E., Gillman J.D., Song Q., Nelson R., Beissinger T.M., Decker J., Shannon G. and Scaboo A.M.: Genomic prediction using training population design in interspecific soybean populations. Molecular Breeding, February 2021.

Siegert, W., A. Ibrahim, W. Link, G. Lux, K. Schmidtke, J. Hartung, N. Nautscher, M. Rudehutscord, 2021: Amino acid digestibility and metabolisable energy of spring and winter faba beans grown on two sites and effects of dehulling in caecectomised laying hens. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, July 2021.


Cut E., Griebel S., Naumann M. and E. Pawelzik. 2020. Biodiversity in Tomatoes: Is It Reflected in Nutrient Density and Nutritional Yields Under Organic Outdoor Production? Frontiers in Plant Science, November 2020. 

Turner-Hissong, S., Bird, KA, Lipka, AE, King, EG, Beissinger T.M., Angelovici, R. 2020: Genomic Prediction Informed by Biological Processes Expands our Understanding of the Genetic Architecture Underlying Free Amino Acid Traits in Dry Arabidopsis Seed. G3, November 2020.


Heinrich, F., Gültas, M., Link, W., Schmitt, AO 2020:  Genotyping by Sequencing Reads of 20  Vicia faba  Lines with High and Low Vicine and Convicine Content. MDPI data, July 2020.


Heinrich, F., Wutke, M., Das, PP, Kamp, M., Gültas, M., Link, W., Schmitt, AO 2020: Identification of regulatory SNPs Associated with Vicine and Convicine Content of  Vicia faba  Based on Genotyping by Sequencing Data Using Deep Learning. MDPI Genes, June 2020.


Nolte, T., Jansen, S., Weigend, S., Moerlein, D., Halle, I., Link, W., Hummel, J., Simianer, H., Sharifi, AR 2020: Growth Performance of Local Chicken Breeds, a High-Performance Genotype and Their Crosses Fed with Regional Faba Beans to Replace Soy. MDPI Animals, April 2020.


Schierholt,  A. , Holzenkamp,  K. , Hartwig,  H. , Gertz,  A. , Becker, H. 2020: Winter oilseed rape semi - dwarf hybrids are not discriminated by front border effects in yield trials. Crop Science, February 2020.


Turner-Hissong, S., Mabry, M., Beissinger, TM, Ross-Ibarra, J., Pires, J. 2020: Evolutionary insights into plant breeding. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, April 2020.


Kaler, AS, Gillman, JD, Beissinger, TM, Purcell, LC 2020: Comparing Different Statistical Models and Multiple Testing Corrections for Association Mapping in Soybean and Maize. Frontiers in Plant ScienceFebruary 2020.


Beche, E., Gillman, JD, Song, Q., Nelson, R., Beissinger, TM, Decker, J., Shannon, G., Scaboo, AM 2020: Nested association mapping of important agronomic traits in three interspecific soybean populations. Theoretical and Applied GeneticsJanuary 2020.



Brumlop, S., Weedon, O., Link, W., Finckh, MR 2019: Effective population size (NE) of organically and conventionally grown composite cross winter wheat populations depending on generation. European Journal of Agronomy, September 2019.


Gyawali, A., Shrestha, V., Guill, KE, Flint-Garcia, S., Beissinger, TM 2019: Single-plant GWAS coupled with bulk segregant analysis allows rapid identification and corroboration of plant-height candidate SNPs. BMC Plant BiologyOctober 2019.


Khazaei, H., Link, W., Street, K., Stoddard, FL, 2018: ILB 938, a valuable faba bean (Vicia faba L.) accession. Plant Genetic Resources, August 2018.

Khazaei, H., Purves, R., Hughes, J., Link, W., O'Sullivan, D., Schulman, A., Björnsdotter, E., Geu-Flores, F., Nadzieja, M., Andersen , S., Stougaard, J., Vandenberg, A., Stoddard, F. 2019: Eliminating vicine and convicine, the main anti-nutritional factors restricting faba bean usage. Trends in Food Science & Technology, September 2019.


Petrowsky, PF, King, EC, Beissinger, TM 2019: An R Framework for the partitioning of linkage disequilibrium between and within populations. Journal of Open Research SoftwareApril 2019.


Sekhon, RS, Saski, C., Kumar, R., Flinn, B., Luo, F., Beissinger, TM, Ackerman, AJ, Breitzman, MW, Bridges, WC, de Leon, N., Kaeppler, SM 2019 : Integrated genome-scale analysis identifies novel genes and networks underlying senescence in maize. The Plant Cell , September 2019.    


Mohammed, AE, Smit, I., Pawelzik, E., Keutgen, AJ, Horneburg, B.  2019: Organically grown outdoor tomato: fruit mineral nutrients and potential infection by Phytophthora infestants. Organic Agriculture, May 2019.