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Name: Steven Linscombe
Title: Professor & Director
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Department: Southwest Region
Organization: LSU AgCenter
Address 1: 1373 Caffey Road
Address 2: Rayne, LA 70578
Phone Number: (337) 788-7531
Mobile: (337) 296-6858
Fax Number: (337) 788-7553

Education/Training

Ph.D., 1982, Mississippi State University, Starkville. Agronomy - Plant Breeding and Genetics.

M.S., 1979, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

B.S., 1976, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

Professional Experience

Dec. 2001-present: Regional Director, Southwest Region; Resident Coordinator, Rice Res. Stn.

Responsibilities: Administrator of all LSU AgCenter research and extension activities in the Southwest Region; Administrator of the Rice Research Station.

June 1988-present: Senior Rice Breeder and Geneticist, LSU AgCenter, Rice Research Station, Crowley, LA.

Responsibilities: Project Leader - Rice Breeding and Genetics Project at the Rice Research Station. Activities include coordination of all activities within this large scale rice variety development program. Includes close cooperation with other projects at the Rice Research Station, as well as on the LSU campus at Baton Rouge. In addition to applied research in variety development, project includes basic research problems in rice genetics. This position also requires extensive contact with rice growers, extension agents, researchers, support industry personnel, etc., in technology transfer in all areas of rice production.

1986-1988; Associate Specialist, LSU AgCenter, La. Coop. Extn. Serv., Baton Rouge, LA.

1982-1986; Assistant Specialist, LSU AgCenter, La. Coop. Extn. Serv., Baton Rouge, LA.

Responsibilities: Coordinate Extension activities on all agronomic aspects of rice and grain sorghum production; provide educational programs (agent training and grower training) in rice and grain sorghum agronomy; inform researchers of the needs of producers and help design and implement research to answer those needs; cooperate with researchers in ongoing research projects; visit farming operations and provide answers about appropriate agronomic practices with rice and grain sorghum; work with other agencies (USDA, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry) and chemical companies in providing or obtaining information; interpret data provided by research groups; work very closely with members of other disciplines in a team approach to answer the needs of the people; work with researchers, chemical companies and others to obtain new or modified labels on pesticides essential to rice and grain sorghum production; write bulletins, handbooks, pamphlets, news articles and circular letters explaining various aspects of rice and grain sorghum production; make radio and television tapes to provide timely information for producers; teach in a formal setting (Agronomy 3061 - Rice Production); serve on graduate student committees; conduct on-farm demonstrations (replicated and unreplicated) to speed producer adoption of new recommended practices; conduct field days and discuss demonstrations..


Awards/Grants

2012 Awarded: Doyle Chambers Research Award by the LSU AgCenter.

2009 Awarded: 2009 International Rice Festival Honoree - 73rd International Rice Festival.

2009 Awarded: 2009 Rice Researcher of the Year - Cotton/Rice Conservation Tillage Conf.

2007 Awarded: USA Rice Federation Lifetime Achievement Award.

2006 Awarded: Distinguished Rice Research and/or Education Award by the Rice Technical Working Group.

2003 Awarded: Tipton Team Research Award by the LSU AgCenter.

2001 Awarded: Friend of the Farmer Award by Riceland Foods.

1999 Awarded: Endowed Professorship - American Cyanamid Professorship for Plant Genetics, Breeding, and Variety Development.

1998 Awarded: Distinguished Rice Research and Education Award by the Rice Technical Working Group.

1997 Recognized: By the Progressive Farmer Magazine as “Man of the Year in Louisiana Agriculture.”

1997- 1998 Selected and Participated: USA Rice Federation Rice Leadership Development Program

1996 Awarded: First Mississippi Corporation Award of Excellence for Outstanding Work in the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station. Jan. 10.

1996 Awarded: United States Department of Agriculture Award for Superior Service - "For Personal and Professional Excellence in the Development and Release of Superior Rice Varieties that have Resulted in Increased Income to the Rice Industry and Improved Quality for Consumers." June 5.

1995 Recognized: By the Louisiana Rice Growers Association for "Exceptional Accomplishments in Varietal Development and Outstanding Contributions to the Louisiana Rice Industry." Mar. 24.

Released 31 rice cultivars: Lacassine, 1991; Bengal and Cypress, 1992; Jodon, 1994; Dellrose, 1995; Lafitte, 1996; Cocodrie, 1998; Dellmati, 1999; Earl, 2000; CL121 and CL141, 2001; CL161, 2002; Cheniere and Pirogue, 2003; Ecrevisse, 2004; CL131, Jupiter, and Trenasse, 2005; CL151, Catahoula, and Neptune, 2008; Jazzman, CL111, and CL261, 2009; Caffey, Jazzman-2, and CL152, 2010; Mermentau and Della 2, 2012; CL271 and CL-Jazzman, 2013.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

American Society of Agronomy

Crops Registration Committee Member; Rice Registration Sub-committee Chairman;

Membership Committee, 1984-87; Crop Advisory Committee (Rice) Member;

Membership Committee; Reviewer

Crop Science Society of America

Crops Registration Committee; Rice Registration Sub-Committee, Chair;

Crop Advisory Committee; Reviewer

Louisiana Association of Agronomy


Rice Technical Working Group

2004 Local Arrangements Chair; General Program Coordinator, 1993-94; Local Arrangements Committee, 1983-84 and 1993-94; Rice Variety Acreage Committee, 1986-present; Nominations Committee, 1990-present; Breeding, Genetics, and Cytogenetics Committee, Chair, 1993-96

Louisiana Rice Variety Recommendations Committee, 1982-present; Chairman, 1982-88

Louisiana Department of Agriculture

Plant Breeding Examination Committee Chairman, 1986

L.S.U. Agricultural Center Future Planning Think Tank, 1986-87

Reduction of Per Unit Production Cost Subcommittee Chairman

Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Rice Research Advisory Committee, 1990-present

Rice Foundation - Focus on Research Committee, 1992

Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Stn. Strategic Planning Implementation Committee, 1993

Temperate Rice Conference – Organizing Committee, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2012

INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS:

Has traveled to the following countries to work in various areas of rice breeding, agronomics, etc.:

Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Chile, Suriname, Venezuela, Colombia, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Philippines, China, England, Ukraine, India, Laos, Vietnam, Paraguay, Indonesia, Panama, Hong Kong, Macau, Denmark, Belgium, Germany, Mexico, Canada, Thailand, Netherlands, and Malaysia

GRANTS (2000-present):

~$9,000,000

Publications/Presentations/Patents

REFEREED PROFESSIONAL JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (2000-present):

Junda, J., S.D. Linscombe, J. Wang, and J.H. Oard. 2000. High efficiency transformation of U.S. rice lines from mature seed-derived calli and segregation of glufosinate resistance under field conditions. Crop Sci. 40:1729-1741.

Linscombe, S.D., F. Jodari, P.K. Bollich, D.E. Groth, L.M. White, Q.R. Chu, R.T. Dunand, and D.E. Sanders. 2000. Registration of ‘Cocodrie’ rice. Crop Science 40:294.

Linscombe, S.D., Jodari, F., Bollich, P.K., Groth, D.E., White, L.M., Chu, Q.R., and Dunand, R.T. 2001. Registration of ‘Earl’ Rice. Crop Science 41(6):2003-2004.

Stout, M.J., W.C. Rice, S.D. Linscombe, and P.K. Bollich. 2001. Identification of rice cultivars resistant to Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus (Coleoptera:Curculionidae), and Their Use in an Integrated Management Program. J. of Economic Entomology 94(4):963-970.

Ellis, J.M., J.L. Griffin, S.D. Linscombe, and E.P. Webster. 2003. Rice (Oryza sativa) and corn (Zea mays) response to simulated drift of glyphosate and glufosinate. Weed Technol. 17:452-460.

Jodari, F., X. Sha, S.D. Linscombe, P.K. Bollich, D.E. Groth, L.M. White, R.T. Dunand, and Q.R. Chu. 2003. Registration of ‘Dellmati’ Rice. Crop Science 43(1):435-436.

Ellis, J.M., J.L. Griffin, S.D. Linscombe, and E.P. Webster. 2003. Rice (Oryza sativa) and corn (Zea mays) response to simulated drift of glyphosate and glufosinate. Weed Technol. 17:452-460

Lanclos, D.Y., E.P. Webster, W. Zhang, and S.D. Linscombe. 2003. Response of glufosinate-resistant rice (Oryza sativa) to glufosinate application timings. Weed Technol. 17:157-160.

Slaton, N.A., S.D. Linscombe, R.J. Norman, and E.E. Gbur, Jr. 2003. Seeding date effect on rice grain yields in Arkansas and Louisiana. Agronomy Journal 95:218-223.

Zhang, N., S.D. Linscombe, and J.H. Oard. 2003. Out-crossing frequency and genetic analysis of hybrids between transgenic glufosinate herbicide-resistant rice and the weed, red rice. Euphytica 130:35-45.

Linscombe, S.D., D.L. Jordan, A.B. Burns, and R.P. Viator. 2004. Rice response to planting date differs at two locations in Louisiana. Online. Crop Management doi:10.1094/CM-2004-0130-01-RS.

Sha, X., S.D. Linscombe, K. Bearb, Q.R. Chu, D.E. Groth, L.M. White, R.T. Dunand, and P.K. Bollich. 2004. Registration of ‘Pirogue’ Rice. Crop Sci. 44:2269-2270.

Chu, Q.R. and S.D. Linscombe. 2005. Use of bridge parents with high anther culturability in doubled haploid breeding of southern U.S. long-grain rice (Oryza sativa L.). Sabrao J. 37(1)11-18.

Chu, Q.R., Linscombe, S.D., Rush, M.C., Groth, D.E., Oard, J., Sha, X., and Utomo, H.S. 2006. Registration of a doubled haploid mapping population of rice. Crop Science 46:1417.

Linscombe, S.D., X. Sha, J.A. Bond, K. Bearb, M.C. Rush, Q.R. Chu, D.E. Groth, L.M. White, and R.T. Dunand. 2006. Registration of ‘Trenasse’ rice. Crop Science 46:2318.

Linscombe, S.D., Sha, X.Y., Bearb, K., Chu, Q., Groth, D.E., White, L.M., Dunand, R.T., and Bollich, P.K. 2006. Registration of ‘Cheniere’ rice. Crop Science 46:1814-1815.

Sha, X., Linscombe, S.D., Chu, Q., Groth, D.E., White, L.M., Bond, J., Dunand, R.T., and Utomo, H. 2006. Registration of ‘Jupiter’ rice. Crop Science 46:1811-1812.

Shao, Q., M.C. Rush, S.D. Linscombe, D.E. Groth, and M.S. Kang. 2006. Allelic analysis for bar gene from different rice transformation events. Journal of Crop Improvement 15(1):33-49.

Shao, Q.M., M.C. Rush, M.S. Wu, D.E. Groth, M.S. Kang, and S.D. Linscombe. 2006. Transgene transfer to United States commercial rice cultivars via conventional breeding techniques. Journal of Crop Improvement 16:49-65.

Groth, D.E., S.D. Linscombe, and X. Sha. 2007. Registration of two disease-resistant germplasm lines of rice. Journal of Plant Registrations1:63-64.

Sha, X.Y., S.D. Linscombe, and D.E. Groth. 2007. Field evaluation of Imidazolinone-tolerant Clearfield rice (Oryza sativa L.) at nine Louisiana locations. Crop Science 47:1177-1185.

Sha, X.Y., S.D. Linscombe, and D.E. Groth. 2007. Field evaluation of Imidazolinone-tolerant Clearfield rice (Oryza sativa L.) at nine Louisiana locations. Crop Science 47:1177-1185.

Blanche, S.B., S.D. Linscombe, X. Sha, K.F. Bearb, D.E. Groth, L.M. White, and D. Harrell. 2009. Registration of ‘Catahoula’ rice. Journal of Plant Registrations 3:146-149.

Blanche, S.B., X. Sha, S.D. Linscombe, D.E. Groth, and R.R. Dilly, Jr. 2009. Visual estimation of rice (Oryza sativa L.) grain yield in multiple environments in Louisiana. Journal of New Seeds 10:74-87.

Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, S. Blanche, and S.D. Linscombe. 2009. Low-cost method for streamlining marker-assisted selection and breeding line development in rice (Oryza sativa L.). International Journal of Genetics and Molecular Biology 1(4):64-74.

Utomo, H.S. and S.D. Linscombe. 2009. Current patents and future development underlying marker-assisted breeding in major grain crops. Recent Patents on DNA & Gene Sequences 3:53-62.

Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, S.B. Blanche, and S.D. Linscombe. 2009. Enhancing essential amino acids and health benefit components in grain crops for improved food functionality. Recent Patent on DNA & Gene Sequence 3:219-225.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Clearfield technology clears out red rice. Rice Today 9(4):44-45.

Linscombe, S. and X. Sha. 2011. Bred from Louisiana. Rice Today 10(2):38-39.

Blanche, S.B., X. Sha, D.L. Harrell, D.E. Groth, K.F. Bearb, L.M. White, and S.D. Linscombe. 2012. Registration of ‘Caffey’ rice. Journal of Plant Registrations Vol. 6, No. 3, September 2012.

Sha, X.Y., S.D. Linscombe, F. Jodari, Q.R. Chu, D.E. Groth, S.B. Blanche, D.L. Harrell, L.M. White, J.H. Oard, M.H. Chen, S.J. Theunissen, and B.J. Henry. 2011. Registration of ‘Jazzman’ aromatic long-grain rice. Journal of Plant Registrations 5(3):304-308.

Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and S.D. Linscombe. 2012. Progression of DNA marker and the next generation of crop development. In: A. Goyal (ed), Crop Plant. InTech. 24-52. ISBN: 978-953-308-78-1 (Book Chapter).

Salassi, M.E., Deliberto, M.A., Linscombe, S.D., Wilson Jr., C.E., Walker, T.W., McCauley, G.N., and Blouin, D.C. 2013. Impact of harvest lodging on rough rice milling yield and market price. Agronomy Journal 105(6):1860-1867.

Sha, X.Y., Linscombe, S.D., Groth, D.E., Harrell, D.L., White, L.M., Theunissen, S.J., and Henry, B.J. 2013. Registration of ‘Della-2’ Aromatic Long-Grain Rice. Journal of Plant Registrations. 7:269-272.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS (2000-present):

Bett, K.L., E.T. Champagne, A.M. Mcclung, K.A. Moldenhauer, S.D. Linscombe, and K.S. McKenzie. 2000. The classification of rice cultivars: based on cluster analysis of flavor and texture attributes, with amylose and protein contents. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group 28:90.

Bollich, P.K., S.D. Linscombe, R.P. Regan, G.R. Romero, and D.M. Walker. 2000. Evaluation of Liberty-Link rice lines in statewide variety by nitrogen trials. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group 28:128.

Bond, J.A., J.L. Griffin, D.A. Peters, J.M. Ellis, S.D. Linscombe, and J.L. Godley. 2000. Corn and rice response to simulated drift rates of lightning. Proc. Southern Weed Science Society 53:22.

Chu, Q.R., S.D. Linscombe, and H.X. Cao. 2000. Rice anther culture breeding strategy to develop elite southern U.S. long-grain lines. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group 28:47.

Jiang, J., S.D. Linscombe, J. Wang, and J.H. Oard. 2000. Field evaluation of transgenic rice (Oryza sativa L.) produced by agrobacterium and particle bombardment methods. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group 28:52.

Johnson, K.D., S.D. Linscombe, J. Gibbons, G. McCauley, J. Street, and S.R. Roberts. 2000. Results of the 1999 Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, and Mississippi Liberty-Link trials. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group 28:136-137.

Shahjahan, A.K.M., D.E. Groth, C.A. Clark, S.D. Linscombe, and M.C. Rush. 2000. Epidemic logical studies on panicle blight of rice: critical stage of infection and the effect of infected seeds on disease development and yield of rice. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group 28:77.

Shao, Q.M., S.D. Linscombe, E.C. Achberger, and M.C. Rush. 2000. Inheritance of the BAR and Hygromycin genes in transformed Taipei 309 and Nipponbare. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group 28:46.

Shao, Q.M. S.D. Linscombe, X.Y. Sha, and M.C. Rush. 2000. Transfer of the Bar gene from transgenic Taipei 309 and Nipponbare into U.S. commercial rice varieties through repeated backcrosses. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group 28:53.

Linscombe, S.D., Sha, X.Y., Bearb, K.F., Howard, A.M., McCrory, J., Theunissen, B.W., Cramer, S.W., and Hoffpauir, H.L. 2000. Rice Breeding. Ann. Res. Report, Rice Research Station, La. Agri. Exp. Stn., LSU Agricultural Center, 92:3-87.

Linscombe, S.D., X.Y. Sha, K.F. Bearb, A.M. Howard, B.W. Theunissen, S.W. Cramer, B.J. Henry, and H.L. Hoffpauir. 2001. Annual Research Report, Rice Res. Stn., La. Agri. Exp. Stn., LSU AgCenter, 93:3-91.

Jiang, J., S. Oard, S.D. Linscombe, G. Pellear, A. Khan, D. Shih, D.E. Groth, and J.H. Oard. 2002. Development and preliminary field evaluation of transgenic U.S. rice tolerant to sheath blight disease. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 29:45.

Sha, X.Y. and S.D. Linscombe. 2002. Comparison of two seeding rate scales in rice yield trials. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 29:52.

Sha, X.Y. and S.D. Linscombe. 2002. Performance of several Clearfield adavanced breeding lines at six locations across Louisiana. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 29:52.

Shao, Q.M., S.D. Linscombe, and M.C. Rush. 2002. Allelic anlaysis of transgenic rice plants from ‘Taipei 309’ and ‘Nipponbare.’ Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 29:61.

Groth, D.E. and S.D. Linscombe. 2002. LMT1: A new source of resistance to sheath blight and bacterial panicle blight. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 29:87.

Rush, M.C., S.D. Linscombe, X.Y. Sha, and Q.M. Shao. 2002. Current status of our research on developing sheath blight resistance in rice. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 29:89.

Shao, Q.M., D.E. Groth, S.D. Linscombe, and M.C. Rush. 2002. Potential for rice sheath blight control using Liberty herbicide. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 29:92.

Dunand, R.T. and S.D. Linscombe. 2002. Weed resistance management with maleic hydrazide in glufosinate-tolerant rice. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 29:153.

Zhang, N., S. Linscombe, and J.H. Oard. 2002. Frequency and genetic analysis of natural outcrossing in the field between Liberty-resistant rice and the weed, red rice. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 29:160.

Guice, J.B., P.H. Bruno, A.M. Floyed, J.S. Harden, S.D. Linscombe, E.P. Webster, and B.J. Williams. 2002. Weed control and crop tolerance in a water-seeded Clearfield rice production system. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 29:169.

Chu, Q.R. and S.D. Linscombe. 2003. Slicing years off rice varietal improvement. La. Agri. 46(4):16-18.

Rush, M.C., Q.M. Shao, S. Zhang, A.K.M. Shahjahan, K. O’Reilly, D. Shih, D. Groth, and S.D. Linscombe. 2003. Biotechnology and control of rice diseases. La. Agri. 46(4):20-22.

Oard, J.H., S.D. Linscombe, and D. Groth. 2003. Biotechnology for herbicide, disease resistance in rice. La. Agri. 46(4):27-28.

Linscombe, S.D., X.Y. Sha, K.F. Bearb, C.A. Conner, A.M. Howard, B.W. Theunissen, B.J. Henry, and H.L. Hoffpauir. 2002. Rice Breeding. Annual Research Report, Rice Res. Stn., La. Agri. Exp. Stn., LSU AgCenter, 94:3-77.

Chu, Q.R. and S.D. Linscombe. 2003. Slicing years off rice varietal improvement. La. Agri. 46(4):16-18.

Oard, J.H., S.D. Linscombe, and D. Groth. 2003. Biotechnology for herbicide, disease resistance in rice. La. Agri. 46(4):27-28.

Rush, M.C., Q.M. Shao, S. Zhang, A.K.M. Shahjahan, K. O'Reilly, D. Shih, D. Groth, and S.D. Linscombe. 2003. Biotechnology and control of rice diseases. La. Agri. 46(4):20-22.

Linscombe, S.D. 2004. The development and introgression of Clearfield technology into commercial rice production. Proc. of the Conf. Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Rice-Based Production Systems. Edited by A. Ferrero and F. Vidotto. Torino, Italy. Sept. 13-15. pp. 349-352.

Sha, X.Y. and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Development of special purpose aromatic rice varieties in the United States. 4th International Crop Science Congress. Sept. 26-Oct. 1, 2004. Brisbane, Australia.

Chu, Q.R., Fontenot, T., Bearb, K., Theunissen, B., Bollich, P.A., Jin, X., Conner, C., Howard, A., and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Incorporation of doubled haploid technology with conventional breeding in Louisiana. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:55.

Chu, Q.R., Fontenot, T., Conner, C., Howard, A., Theunissen, B., Bearb, K., and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Performance of agronomic traits of 10 doubled haploid lines in nine locations in Louisiana. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:82.

Chu, Q.R., Groth, D.E., Rush, M.C., Linscombe, S.D., and Shao, Q.M. 2004. Anther culture to develop rice germplasm with disease resistance. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:80.

Chu, Q.R., Kibanda, N.J.M., and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Comparison of yield components of 18 long-grain doubled haploid lines with five commercial varieties. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:78.

Jiang, J., Gibbons, J.W., Moldenhauer, K.A.K., Chu, Q.R., and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Anther culturability of selected U.S. rice cultivars, experimental lines, and exotic rice germplasm. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:73.

Kibanda, N.J.M., Chu, Q.R., and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Correlation study on yield components of doubled haploid lines in the advanced yield trial. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:77-78.

McClain, W.R. and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Development of rice variety specifically for use in crawfish-only systems. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:53.

Sha, X.Y. and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Selection of rice genotypes for aroma and grain appearance in the early and mid generations. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:56.

Sha, X.Y. and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Performance of promising experimental Clearfield rice lines under Louisiana conditions. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:83.

Sha, X.Y. and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Development of specialty purpose aromatic rice varieties for Louisiana. In: Proceedings of Annual Louisiana Agronomist Association Meeting. March 15-16. Baton Rouge, LA. p. 31.

Shao, Q.M., Rush, M.C., Wu, M.S., Zhang, S.L., Groth, D.E., and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Linkage breaking between Liberty resistance (bar) and hygromycin resistance (hpt) genes by selection of transgenic Taipei 309 plants. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:65.

Shao, Q.M., Rush, M.C., Xiao, Y., Zhang, S.L., Groth, D.E., and Linscombe, S.D. 2004. Rice sheath blight control using Liberty herbicide as a fungicide on transgenic Cypress rice. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:106.

Utomo, H.S., Linscombe, S.D., Groth, D.E., and Chu, Q.R. 2004. Gene pyramiding and marker evaluation of blast resistant lines. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:105.

Utomo, H.S., Linscombe, S.D., and White, L.M. 2004. Off-type evaluation using DNA fingerprinting techniques. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:72.

Zhang, W., Linscombe, S.D., Webster, E.P., and Oard, J.H. 2004. Risk assessment and genetic analysis of natural outcrossing in Louisiana commercial fields between Clearfield rice and the weed, red rice. Rice Technical Working Group. February 29-March 3, 2004. New Orleans, LA. 30:195.

Sha, X.Y., Theunissen, S.J., and Linscombe, S.D. 2006. Effects of planting date on grain dimensions and grain weight of selected rice varieties. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group, 31:146.

Sha, X.Y., Linscombe, S.D., and Theunissen, S.J. 2006. Breeding aromatic long-grain rice varieties for the southern United States. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group, 31:61.

Sha, X.Y. and Linscombe, S.D. 2006. Development of medium-grain rice varieties with high yield potential and superior quality for the southern United States. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group, 31:61.

Sha, X.Y., Linscombe, S.D., Conner, C.A., and Theunissen, S.J. 2006. Preliminary studies on effects of planting dates on seedling stand of water-seeded rice. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group, 31:163.

Blanche, S.B., Linscombe, S.D., and Sha, X.Y. 2006. Medium-grain rice breeding in Louisiana. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group, 31:41.

Utomo, H.S., Linscombe, S.D., and Sha, X.Y. 2006. Benefits and practical challenges in applying DNA markers into an actual rice breeding program. Proc. Rice Technical Working Group, 31:50-51.

Sha, X.Y., Chu, Q.R., Linscombe, S.D, Theunissen, S.J., and Jin, X. 2005. Development of elite southern U.S. long-grain rice varieties through both cross-breeding and the doubled haploid technology. 97th Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, LSU AgCenter, 97:88-96.(Published in 2006).

Sha, X.Y., Linscombe, S.D., Theunissen, S.J., Blanche, S.B., and Bearb, K.F. 2005. Medium-grain and specialty purpose rice breeding. 97th Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, LSU AgCenter, 97:78-87. (Published in 2006).

Linscombe, S.D., Sha, X.Y., Bearb, K.F., Conner, C.A., Theunissen, B.W., Henry, B.J., Hoffpauir, H.L., and Jin, X. 2005. Genetic improvement of rice for Louisiana production. 97th Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, LSU AgCenter, 97:3-38. (Published in 2006).

Linscombe, S.D., Sha, X.Y., Bearb, K.F., Conner, C.A., Theunissen, B.W., Henry, B.J., Hoffpauir, H.L., and Jin, X. 2005. Clearfield experimental lines. 97th Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, LSU AgCenter, 97:39-52. (Published in 2006).

Linscombe, S.D., Sha, X.Y., Bearb, K.F., Conner, C.A., Theunissen, B.W., Henry, B.J., Hoffpauir, H.L., and Jin, X. 2005. Liberty-linked experimental lines. 97th Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, LSU AgCenter, 97:53-73. (Published in 2006).

Linscombe, S.D., Sha, X.Y., Bearb, K.F., Conner, C.A., Theunissen, B.W., Henry, B.J., Hoffpauir, H.L., and Jin, X. 2005. Date of planting studies. 97th Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, LSU AgCenter, 97:74-77. (Published in 2006).

Sha, X.Y., Chu, Q.R., Linscombe, S.D, Theunissen, S.J., and Jin, X. 2006. Development of elite southern U.S. long-grain rice varieties through both cross-breeding and the doubled haploid technology. 97th Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, LSU AgCenter, 97:88-96.

Fjellstrom, R. G., Linscombe, S., Oard, J., Moldenhauer, K.A.K., Boza, E., Jodari, F., Nelson, J.C., Yeater, K. and McClung, A. 2007. RiceCAP: Identification Of QTL Associated With Rice Milling Yield In A Long Grain Cross. Plant and Animal Genome Conf. Poster, Abstract for Plant and Animal Genome XV Conference, Jan 13-17, 2007, San Diego, CA.

McClung, A., Tai, T., Linscombe, S.D., Moldenhauer, K.A.K., Kanter, D., Beighley, D., Ordonez, Jr., S.A., Kadaru, S.B., and Oard, J.H. 2007. Validation of mixed model-regression procedure for association genetics in rice. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2007 International Annual Meetings. Nov. 4-8. New Orleans, LA. Abstract 259-5.

McClung, A., Tai, T., Linscombe, S.D., Moldenhauer, K.A.K., Kanter, D., Beighley, D., Ordonez, Jr., S.A., Kadaru, S.B., and Oard, J.H. 2007. Validation of mixed model-regression procedure for association genetics in rice. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2007 International Annual Meetings. Nov. 4-8. New Orleans, LA. Abstract 259-5.

Sha, X., Linscombe, S.D., and Chen, M.H. 2007. Breeding Jasmine-type aromatice rice for southern United States. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2007 International Annual Meetings. Nov. 4-8. New Orleans, LA. Abstract 259-1.

Utomo, H., Linscombe, S.D., and Sha, X. 2007. Incorporation of DNA markers to develop improved southern rice breeding lines. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2007 International Annual Meetings. Nov. 4-8. New Orleans, LA. Abstract 81-4.

Wenefrida, I., Utomo, H., and Linscombe, S.D. 2007. Amino acid profiles and molecular characteristics of high protein rice lines. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2007 International Annual Meetings. Nov. 4-8. New Orleans, LA. Abstract 79-1.

Sha, X., Linscombe, S.D., and Chen, M.H. 2007. Breeding Jasmine-type aromatice rice for southern United States. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2007 International Annual Meetings. Nov. 4-8. New Orleans, LA. Abstract 259-1.

Utomo, H., Linscombe, S.D., and Sha, X. 2007. Incorporation of DNA markers to develop improved southern rice breeding lines. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2007 International Annual Meetings. Nov. 4-8. New Orleans, LA. Abstract 81-4.

Wenefrida, I., Utomo, H., and Linscombe, S.D. 2007. Amino acid profiles and molecular characteristics of high protein rice lines. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2007 International Annual Meetings. Nov. 4-8. New Orleans, LA. Abstract 79-1.

Linscombe, S.D., X.Y. Sha, S.B. Blanche, K.F. Bearb, C.A. Conner, B.T. Theunissen, S.J. Theunissen, G.A. Anderson, B.J. Henry, and H.L. Hoffpauir. 2008. Rice Breeding: Genetic Improvement of Rice for Louisiana Production, 2007. In 99th Annual Research Report, Rice Research Station, La. Agric. Exp. Stn., LSU Agricultural Center, 99:3-82.

Blanche, S.B., and S.D. Linscombe. 2008. Stability of rice grain and whole kernel milling yield is affected by cultivar and date of planting. 2009 Southern Branch ASA-CSSA-SSSA Ann. Mtg. 1-3 Feb., Atlanta, GA.

Groth, D.E. and Linscombe, S.D. 2008. Effects of rice cultivar resistance level and fungicide applications on rice sheath blight, yield, and quality and its implications on varietal screening. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp. 32:87.

Linscombe, S.D. 2008. Foundation seed rice production essential for the rice industry. La. Farm and Ranch, December.

Linscombe, S.D. 2008. China - An emerging superpower. La. Farm and Ranch, November.

Linscombe, S.D. 2008. Reflections on the 2008 Louisiana rice crop. La. Farm and Ranch, October.

Linscombe, S.D. 2008. Gustav will have a major impact on the 2008 Louisiana rice crop. La. Farm and Ranch, September.

Linscombe, S.D. 2008. Improving technology for coastal wetlands restoration. La. Farm and Ranch, August.

Linscombe, S.D. 2008. Highlights of the 2008 Rice Research Station Field Day. La. Farm and Ranch, July.

Linscombe, S.D. 2008. Midseason is a critical time in rice production. La. Farm and Ranch, June.

Linscombe, S.D. 2008. Off-station trials important to rice industry. La. Farm and Ranch, April.

Linscombe, S.D. 2008. Rice planting dates and new insecticides. La. Farm and Ranch, March.

Linscombe, S.D. 2008. Rice planting soon upon us. La. Farm and Ranch, February.

Linscombe, S.D. 2008. LSU AgCenter releases new rice varieties for 2008. La. Farm and Ranch, January.

Saichuk, J.K., S.B. Blanche, E. Eskew, D. Harrell, D.E. Groth, C.A. Hollier, N. Hummel, S.D. Linscombe, M.C. Rush, X. Sha, M.J. Stout, E.P. Webster, and L.M. White. 2008. Rice varieties and management tips 2009. La. Coop. Ext. Pub. 2270. LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA.

Utomo, H.S., Linscombe, S.D., Groth, D.E., and Sha, X. 2008. Field performance of marker-assisted derived elite blast lines. Proc. 32nd Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp. San Diego, CA. 32:51-52.

Linscombe, S.D. 2009. Breeding for new Clearfield rice varieties. La. Farm and Ranch, September.

Linscombe, S.D. 2009. Rice is not just rice. La. Farm and Ranch, August.

Linscombe, S.D. 2009. Highlights from the 2009 Rice Research Station Centennial Field Day. La. Farm and Ranch, July.

Linscombe, S.D. 2009. Variety development – A key function of the Rice Research Station. La. Farm and Ranch, June.

Linscombe, S.D. 2009. Hybrid rice research at the Rice Research Station. La. Farm and Ranch, May.

Linscombe, S.D. 2009. Medium-grain rice acreage up in Louisiana in 2009. La. Farm and Ranch, April.

Linscombe, S.D. 2009. Minimizing inputs typically does not pay in Louisiana rice production. La. Farm and Ranch, March.

Linscombe, S.D. 2009. Breeding for new Clearfield rice varieties. La. Farm and Ranch, September.

Linscombe, S.D. 2009. Jazzman – A new specialty rice variety. La. Farm and Ranch, January.

S.D. Linscombe, X.Y. Sha, S.B. Blanche, K.F. Bearb, C.A. Conner, R.R. Dilly, Jr., B.W. Theunissen, S.J. Theunissen, B.J. Henry, and H.L. Hoffpauir and L.E. Leonards. 2009. Rice Breeding: Genetic Improvement of Rice for Louisiana Production, 2007. In 99th Annual Research Report, Rice Research Station, La. Agric. Exp. Stn., LSU Agricultural Center, 100:3-85.

Saichuk, J.K., S.D. Linscombe, etc. 2009. Rice varieties and management tips, 2010. La. Coop. Ext. Pub. 2270. LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Clearfield technology clears out red rice. Rice Today 9(4):44-45.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Knowledge of rice growth stages important. La. Farm and Ranch, January.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Rice variety selection, seeding dates and seeding rate. La. Farm and Ranch, February.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Rice variety development – Looking to the future. La. Farm and Ranch, March.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Jazzman Rice Available in 2010. La. Farm and Ranch, April.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Sustainable Agriculture - Part 1. La. Farm and Ranch, May.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Sustainable Agriculture - Part 2. La. Farm and Ranch, June.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Highlights from the 2010 Rice Research Station Field Day. La. Farm and Ranch, July.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Rice Research Priorities Are Continual Moving Targets. La. Farm and Ranch, August.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Ratoon Crop Rice Production. La. Farm and Ranch, September.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. 2010 Louisiana Rice Crop - A Mixed Bag / South Carolina Sojourn. La. Farm and Ranch, October.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Rice Breeding Research Roundup-2010. La. Farm and Ranch, November.

Linscombe, S.D. 2010. LSU AgCenter Releases Three New Rice Varieties for 2011. La. Farm and Ranch, December.

Linscombe, S.D. 2011. Study Shows Rice Growers More Efficient/Sustainable. La. Farm and Ranch, January.

Linscombe, S.D. 2011. What’s in a Rice Variety Name? La. Farm and Ranch, February.

Linscombe, S.D. 2011. Rice Variety Development Objectives. La. Farm and Ranch, March.

Linscombe, S.D. 2011. Timeliness Is Critical in Rice Production. La. Farm and Ranch, April.

Linscombe, S.D. 2011. Evolution of Information Dissemination (Part 1). La. Farm and Ranch, May.

Linscombe, S.D. 2011. Evolution of Information Dissemination (Part 2). La. Farm and Ranch, June.

Linscombe, S.D. 2011. Highlights of the 2011 Rice Field Day Tour. La. Farm and Ranch, July.

Linscombe, S.D. 2011. Clearfield technology changes U.S. rice industry. La. Farm and Ranch, August.

Linscombe, S.D and D.E. Groth. 2011. Rice sheath blight control issues. La. Farm and Ranch, September.

Linscombe, S.D. 2011. Off-season at the Rice Research Station. La. Farm and Ranch, October.

Linscombe, S.D. 2011. Rice quality and impacts on marketability. La. Farm and Ranch, November.

Linscombe, S.D. 2011. Rice referendums determine future of Louisiana rice industry. La. Farm and Ranch, December.

Linscombe, S.D., Sha, X.Y., Bearb, K.F., Dilly Jr., R.R., Theunissen, B.W., Theunissen, S.J., Zaunbrecher, R.E., Henry, B.J., and Hoffpauir, H.L. 2011. Genetic improvement of rice for Louisiana production. p. 3-61. In 103rd Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, La. Agri. Exp. Stn., LSU AgCenter. (Published in 2012).

Oard, J.H., Groth, D., Linscombe, S.D., Sha, X., Li, W., Silva, J., Sanabria, Y., Galam, D., and, de Guzman, C. 2011. Rice genetics and germplasm development. p. 80-81. In 103rd Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, La. Agri. Exp. Stn., LSU AgCenter. (Published in 2012).

Sha, X.Y., Linscombe, S.D., Li, W.K., Oard, J.H., Theunissen, S.J., and Henry, B.J. 2011. Development of improved long-grain and special purpose, and hybrid rice varieties for Louisiana. p. 62-77. In 103rd Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, La. Agri. Exp. Stn., LSU AgCenter. (Published in 2012).

Sha, X.Y., Li, W.K., Linscombe, S.D., Groth, D.E., Oard, J.H., Theunissen, S.J., and Henry, B.J. 2011. Development of hybrid rice for Louisiana. p. 78-79. In 103rd Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, La. Agri. Exp. Stn., LSU AgCenter. (Published in 2012).

Groth, D.E., Sha, X., and Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Progress in screening for sheath blight, blast, and bacterial panicle blight. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 34:78.

Golden, B.R., Walker, T.W., and Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Seeding date effects on grain yield stability. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 34:123-124.

Salassi, M., Deliberto, M., Linscombe, S., Wilson, C., Walker, T., and McCauley, G. 2012. Economic impacts of lodged rice. Delta Region Farm Management and Agricultural Policy Working Group SERA-35 Annual Meeting, Farmerville, LA, May 24, 2012.

Salassi, M.E., Deliberto, M.A., Linscombe, S.D., Wilson, Jr., C.E., Walker, T.H., and McCauley, G.N. 2012. Impacts of lodged rice on milling yield, market price, and net returns. Proc. Rice

Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 34:150.

Sha, X.Y., Li, W.K., Linscombe, S.D., Oard, J.H., Groth, D.E., Theunissen, S.J., and Henry, B.J. 2012. Development of hybrid rice in Louisiana – A progress report. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 34:50.

Sha, X.Y., Li, W.K., Linscombe, S.D., Theunissen, S.J., and Henry, B.J. 2012. Effects of seeding rates and seed treatments on flowering date and flowering duration of hybrid rice parental lines. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 34:64.

Sha, X.Y., Li, W.K., Linscombe, S.D., Oard, J.H., Theunissen, S.J., and Henry, B.J. 2012. Restoring abilities of U.S. long-grain rice genotypes to selected Chinese cytoplasmic male sterile lines. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 34:64-65.

Subudhi, P.K., Sha, X., and Linscombe, S. 2012. Breeding for salt tolerance in rice. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 34:62.

Utomo, H.S., Linscombe, S.D., and Wenefrida, I. 2012. Comparative mutational site of high lysine rice lines and other crops. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 34:47.

Utomo, H. S., Wenefrida, I., Materne, M.D., and Linscombe, S. 2012. Innovative coastal restoration tool using airplane and airboat for rapid stabilization of newly created marshes. Proc. State of the Coast Conference, New Orleans, LA. June 25-27, 2012.

Utomo, H. S., Wenefrida, I., Materne, M.D., and Linscombe, S. 2012. Developing innovative coastal restoration tools through seed-based planting and coated or tableted seed. Proc. State of the Coast Conference, New Orleans, LA. June 25-27, 2012.

Wenefrida, I., Utomo, H.S., and Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Field performance and grain characteristics of high protein rice lines. Proc. Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp., 34:48.

Wenefrida, I., Utomo, H.S., and Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Review of mutational breeding and genetic engineering approaches to the development of high protein content in the grain. Proc. 24th American Chemistry Society National Meeting & Exposition. Philadelphia, PA. August 19-23, 2012.

Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Water issues in rice production. La. Farm and Ranch, January.

Linscombe, S.D. 2012. LSU AgCenter releases two new rice varieties for 2012. La. Farm and Ranch, February.

Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Potential for future yield increases in rice. La. Farm and Ranch, March.

Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Off-station rice research in Louisiana. La. Farm and Ranch, April.

Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Understanding of growth stage is critical in rice production. La. Farm and Ranch, May.

Linscombe, S.D. and D.E. Groth. 2012. Rice blast disease prevalent in 2012. La. Farm and Ranch, June.

Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Second crop important to southwest Louisiana rice production. La. Farm and Ranch, July.

Linscombe, S.D. 2012. A trip to Spain. La. Farm and Ranch, August.

Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Louisiana Rice Research and Promotion Boards support industry. La. Farm and Ranch, September.

Linscombe, S.D. 2012. A trip to Nicaragua. La. Farm and Ranch, October.

Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Rice blast disease in 2012 Louisiana rice production. La. Farm and Ranch, November.

Linscombe, S.D. 2012. Historical perspective of southwest Louisiana rice production. La. Farm and Ranch, December.

Linscombe, S.D., X.Y. Sha, K.F. Bearb, R.R. Dilly, Jr., B.W. Theunissen, S.J. Theunissen, R.E. Zaunbrecher, B.J. Henry, and H.L. Hoffpauir. 2012. Genetic improvement of rice for Louisiana production. P. 3-94. In 104th Annual Research Report. Rice Research Station, La. Agri. Exp. Stn., LSU AgCenter. (Published in 2013).

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. How are rice crosses made? La. Farm and Ranch, January.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Rice varieties for 2013. La. Farm and Ranch, February.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Southern U.S. long-grain rice quality. La. Farm and Ranch, March.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Breeding program cooperation critical for Louisiana rice industry. La. Farm and Ranch, April.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Puerto Rico critical to rice research efforts. La. Farm and Ranch, May.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Rice researchers must respond to emerging issues. La. Farm and Ranch, June.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Highlights of the Rice Research Station Field Day - Part I. La. Farm and Ranch, July.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Highlights of the Rice Research Station Field Day - Part II. La. Farm and Ranch, August.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Foundation seed production essential to the Louisiana rice industry. La. Farm and Ranch, September.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. The value of international cooperation. La. Farm and Ranch, October.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Louisiana Foundation Seed Rice. La. Farm and Ranch, November.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Louisiana foundation seed rice. Rice Research Station News 10(4):6.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Update on Kellogg's rice sustainability program. Rice Research Station News 10(3):2.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Off-station rice research in Louisiana. Rice Research Station News 10(2):2.

Linscombe, S.D. 2013. Potential new rice varieties. Rice Research Station News 10(1):4.
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