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Article Resources

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Hughes Leucaena genetics resources handbook

Archive of "Leucaena Research Reports" also known as "Leucaena Newsletter"

Reseach Articles

DIJKMAN, M. J. 1950. Leucaena - a promising soil-erosion-control plant. Economic Botany 4: 337-349.

ZÁRATE, P. S. 1984. Taxonomic revision of the genus Leucaena from Mexico. Bulletin of the International Group for the study of Mimosoideae 12: 24-34.

KANG, B. T., H. GRIMME, AND T. L. LAWSON. 1985. Alley cropping sequentially cropped maize and cowpea with Leucaena on sandy soil in Nigeria. Plant and Soil 85. Article

PAN, F. J. 1985. Systematics and genetics of the Leucaena diversifolia (Schlecht.) Benth. complex, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Hawaii, Honolulu.

BREWBAKER, J. L. 1987. Leucaena : a multipurpose tree genus for tropical agroforestry. In H. A. Steppler AND P. K. Nair [eds.], Agroforestry: A Decade of Development. International Council for Research in Agroforestry, Nairobi, Kenya. Article

SORENSSON, C. T., AND J. L. BREWBAKER. 1987. Psyllid resistance of Leucaena species and hybrids. Leucaena Research Reports 2: 29-31.

ZÁRATE, P. S. 1987. Taxonomic identify of Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit, with a new combination. Phytologia 63: 304-306.

PAN, F. J., AND J. L. BREWBAKER. 1988. Cytological studies in the genus Leucaena Benth. Cytologia 53: 393-399.

SORENSSON, C. T. 1989. Is large leaflet size positively correlated with psyllid susceptibility in Leucaenas? Leucaena Research Reports 10: 75-78.

SORENSSON, C. T., AND J. L. BREWBAKER. 1989. Luteus (l) a recessive lethal mutant of Leucaena lanceolata. Leucaena Research Reports 10: 79.

BREWBAKER, J. L., AND C. T. SORENSSON. 1990a. Leucaena. New tree crops from interspecific hybrids. In J. Janick AND J. Simon [eds.], Advances in new crops, 283-289. Timber Press, Oregon, USA.

------. 1990b. New tree crops from interspecific Leucaena hybrids. In J. Janick AND J. E. Simon [eds.], Advances in new crops, 283-289. Timber Press, Portland. Article

BRAY, R. A. 1994. The Leucaena psyllid. In R. C. Gutteridge AND H. M. Shelton [eds.], Forest tree legumes in tropical agriculture, 283-291. CAB international, Wallingford, UK.

HARRIS, S. A., C. E. HUGHES, R. J. ABBOTT, AND R. INGRAM. 1994a. Genetic variation in Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit. (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Silvae Genetica 43: 159-167.

HARRIS, S. A., C. E. HUGHES, R. INGRAM, AND R. J. ABBOTT. 1994b. A phylogenetic analysis of Leucaena (Leguminosae Mimosoideae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 191: 1-26.

HUGHES, C. E., AND S. A. HARRIS. 1994. The characterization and identification of a naturally occurring hybrid in Leucaena Benth (Leguminosae Mimosoideae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 192: 177-197.

SORENSSON, C. T., AND J. L. BREWBAKER. 1994. Interspecific compatibility among 15 Leucaena (Leguminosae Mimosoideae) species via artificial hybridization. American Journal of Botany 81: 240-247.

ZÁRATE, P. S. 1994. Revisión del género Leucaena Benth. en México. Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. Auton. México, Bot 65: 83-162. Article

HARRIS, S. A. 1995. Systematics and randomly amplified polymorphic DNA in the genus Leucaena (Leguminosae, Mimosoideae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 197: 195-208. Article

HUGHES, C. E., C. T. SORENSSON, R. BRAY, AND J. L. BREWBAKER. 1995. Leucaena germplasm collections, genetic conservation and seed increase. In H. M. Shelton, C. M. Piggin, AND J. L. Brewbaker [eds.], ACIAR Proceedings: Leucaena - opportunities and limitations., 66-74.

PALOMINO, G., V. ROMO, AND S. ZARATE. 1995. Chromosome numbers and DNA content in some taxa of Leucaena (Fabaceae Mimosoideae). Cytologia 60: 31-37.

MULLEN, B. F., H. M. SHELTON, H. M. GABUNADA, AND W. STUR. 1996. Psyllid resistance in the Leucaena genus. LEUCNET News 3: 23.

HUGHES, C. E. 1997. Species delimitation, and new taxa and combinations in Leucaena (Leguminosae). Contributions University of Michigan Herbarium 21: 277-290.

VILLASEÑOR, I. M., R. M. T. GAJO, AND R. C. GONDA. 1997. Bioactivity studies on the alkaloid extracts from seeds of Leucaena leucocephala. Phytotherapy Research 11: 615-617. Article

ZÁRATE, P. S. 1997. Domestication of cultivated Leucaena (Leguminosae) in Mexico: the sixteenth century documents. Economic Botany 51: 238-250. Article

HAWKINS, J. A., AND S. A. HARRIS. 1998. RAPD characterisation of two neotropical hybrid legumes. Plant Systematics and Evolution 213: 43-55. Article

HUGHES, C. E. 1998a. Monograph of Leucaena (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae). Systematic Botany Monographs 55: 1-244.

------. 1998b. Leucaena: a genetic resources handbook. Oxford Forestry Institute, Oxford, UK.

HUGHES, C. E., AND S. A. HARRIS. 1998. A second spontaneous hybrid in Leucaena Benth (Leguminosae Mimosoideae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 212: 53-77. Article

HUGHES, C. E., AND R. J. JONES. 1999. Environmental hazards of Leucaena. Leucaena - Adaptation, Quality and Farmings Systems, Hanoi, 86: 61-70.

CARDOSO, M. B., M. T. SCHIFINO-WITTMANN, AND M. H. BODANESE-ZANETTINI. 2000. Taxonomic and evolutionary implications of intraspecific variability in chromosome numbers of species of Leucaena Benth. (Leguminosae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 134: 549-556. Article

HARTMAN, T. P. V., J. JONES, N. W. BLACKHALL, J. B. POWER, E. C. COCKING, AND M. R. DAVEY. 2000. Cytogenetics, molecular cytogenetics, and genome size in Leucaena (Leguminosae, Mimosoideae). Arbora Publishers, Zvolen, Slovakia.

SCHIFINO-WITTMANN, M. T., M. CARDOSO, T. BOFF, AND S. C. 2000. Chromosome numbers and unreduced gametes in species of Leucaena Benth. (Leguminosae) - new contributions for the taxonomy, evolutionary studies and genetic breeding of the genus. Arbora Publishers, Slovakia.

ZÁRATE, P. S. 2000. The archaeological remains of Leucaena (Fabaceae) revised. Economic Botany 54: 477-499.

HUGHES, C. E., C. D. BAILEY, AND S. A. HARRIS. 2002. Divergent and reticulate species relationships in Leucaena (Fabaceae) inferred from multiple data sources: insights into polyploid origins and nrDNA polymorphism. American Journal of Botany 89: 1057-1073. Article

BOFF, T., AND M. T. SCHIFINO-WITTMANN. 2003. Segmental allopolyploidy and paleopolyploidy in species of Leucaena Benth: evidence from meiotic behaviour analysis. Hereditas 138: 27-35. Article

HUGHES, C. E., C. D. BAILEY, S. KROSNICK, AND M. LUCKOW. 2003. Relationships among genera of the informal Dichrostachys and Leucaena groups (Mimosoideae) inferred from nuclear ribosomal ITS sequences. In B. Klitgaard AND A. Bruneau [eds.], Advances in Legume Systematics, Part 10, Higher Level Systematics, vol. 10. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Article

BAILEY, C. D., C. E. HUGHES, AND S. A. HARRIS. 2004. Using RAPDs to identify DNA sequence loci for species level phylogeny reconstruction: an example from Leucaena (Fabaceae). Systematic Botany 29: 4-14. Article

GOVINDARAJULU, R., C. E. HUGHES, P. J. ALEXANDER, AND C. D. BAILEY. 2011a. The complex evolutionary dynamics of ancient and recent polyploidy in Leucaena (Leguminosae; Mimosoideae). American Journal of Botany 98: 2064-2076. Article

GOVINDARAJULU, R., C. E. HUGHES, AND C. D. BAILEY. 2011b. Phylogenetic and population genetic analyses of diploid Leucaena (Leguminosae; Mimosoideae) reveal cryptic species diversity and patterns of divergent allopatric speciation. American Journal of Botany 98: 2049-2063. Article