Herry Utomo

Title Professor & F. Avalon Daggett Endowed Professor
Department Rice Research Station
E-mail HUtomo@agcenter.lsu.edu
Address 1 1373 Caffey Road
Rayne, LA 70578
Phone 337-788-7531

  • Professor – LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station (2018 – Present)
  • Associate Professor – LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station (2010 – 2018)
  • Assistant Professor, Tenure Track – LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station (2008 – 2010)
  • Assistant Professor, Research – LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station (2002 – 2007)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher – LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station (1999 – 2001)
  • University Lecturer/Head of Agronomy/Head of Biotechnology Laboratory; and Vice Director of Academic Affairs – World Bank’s DUE Project (1996-1999)
  • Postdoctoral researcher – LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station (1995 – 1996)

Ph.D. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La.
Major: Agronomy; Minor: Biotechnology, 1994

M.S. University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.
Major: Agronomy; Minor: Breeding and Quantitative Genetics, 1989

B.S. Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia
Major: Agricultural Science; Minor: Agronomy, 1983

  • Rice marker-assisted breeding
  • Molecular genetics and plant genomics
  • Coastal marsh plant breeding and development

A. Chair/Organizer of Programs

  • Chair & Organizer, Indonesian Diaspora Global Summit, Jakarta; Attended by 4000 participants with opening remarks by the Vice President of Indonesia. August 22-23, 2017.
  • Chair, Scientific Advisory Team for the Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, Republic of Indonesia for Fact-finding and Design break-through approaches in education, agricultural development, and health in Papua and West Papua. (2016).
  • Chair & Organizer, Indonesian Diaspora Network National Convention, Hilton New Orleans Riverside, April 20-21, 2016 (Attended by 1,100 participants), April 20-21, 2016.
  • Chair & Academic Committee, Congress Session on “Developing World-class University in Indonesia”. 3 rd Congress of Indonesian Diaspora. Jakarta, Indonesia. (2015).
  • Chair & Organizer, Indonesian Diaspora Network National Convention, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel September 20-21, 2014. (Attended by 1,200 participants).
  • Chair & Organizer, Coastal Marsh Plants Field Day, Oct. 28, 2009.
  • Co-Chair & Organizer, Coastal Plants Symposium on “Current Status of Coastal Wetland Plants Research and Restoration Efforts”; Nov. 14, 2008.
  • Chair & Organizer, the 1 st Annual Indo Cultural Event; Baton Rouge. (2010); the 2 nd Annual Indo Cultural Event; Lafayette. (2011); the 3 rd Annual IndoFest; Lafayette (2012); the 4 th Annual IndoFest; Lafayette (2013); the 5th Annual IndoFest; Rayne (2014); the 6th Annual IndoFest; Lafayette (2015).

B. Membership in Professional Organizations

  • Sigma Xi – Research Society, LSU Chapter
  • Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), American Society of Agronomy (ASA), and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
  • Louisiana Association of Agronomy
  • Rice Technical Working Group (Nomination committee)
  • Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Rice Research Advisory Committee

C. Committee:

    Member, Executive Committee (Geographical Representative). Rice Technical Working Group Conference. Long Beach, California. (2016-2018).

    Member, Rice Research and Extension Advisory Board. (2016)

    Member, Committee for LSU AgCenter International Academic Collaboration with five Indonesian Universities (ITB, IPB, Univ. of Brawijaya, UNSRI, and Univ. of Sam Ratulangi). (2015).

    Member, NRCS Plant Material Technical Committee. (2014).

    Member, LDAF Ad Hoc Committee for Coastal Plants Certification Standards. (2014).

    Member, Award Committee, 35th Rice Technical Working Group. February 18-21, 2014. New Orleans, LA. Assisting in selecting the recipient of awards. (2013-2014).

    Member, Ad Hoc Team to develop Certification standards for vegetative releases of coastal plants (smooth cordgrass, California bulrush, and seaoats). (2014-2016).

    Member, Scientific Board for the International Conference on Tropical Bio-resources for Sustainable Bio-industry 2013, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia. (2013).

    Member, NRCS Plant Materials Technical Committee. (2013).

    Member, LDAF Ad Hoc Committee for Coastal Plants Certification Standards (Meeting activities. (2013).

    Member, Scientific board for the International Conference on Tropical Bio-resources for Sustainable Bio-industry-2013, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia. (2013).

    Member, LDAF Ad Hoc Committee for Coastal Plants Certification Standards for smooth cordgrass vegetative releases. (2013).

    Member, NRCS Coastal Plants committee. Major responsibility: To provide input and guidance on plant assemblies, evaluations, and studies that would help identify, integrate, and prioritize plant technology needs conducted by the NRCS Plant Material Center. Accomplishment: Generated recommendations for the center. (2013).

    Member, Ad Hoc Team to develop Certification standards for vegetative releases of coastal plants (smooth cordgrass, California bulrush, and seaoats). (2012).

    Member, NRCS Coastal Plants committee to provide input and guidance on plant assemblies, evaluations, and studies that would help identify, integrate, and prioritize plant technology needs to be conducted by the NRCS Plant Material Center. Accomplishment: Generated recommendations for the center. (2012).

    Member, Ad Hoc Team to develop Certification standards for vegetative releases of coastal plants (smooth cordgrass, California bulrush, and seaoats). (2011).

    Member, NRCS Plant Materials Technical Committee. Main responsibility: Identifying problem and giving potential solutions to a broad array of coastal restoration and plant uses. (2011).

    Member, Southwest Louisiana Rice Advisory Committee. Main responsibility was to provide input to representatives of the rice growers in solving current problems in the rice culture and production. (2011).

Manuscript Reviewer for the Following Journals

    • Crop Science
    • Cereal Chemistry
    • Plant Ecology
    • Native Plants Journal
    • Heredity
    • SABRAO Journal
    • Ecological Engineering

Served in Organizational Officers:

    1. Elected as president of Indonesian Diaspora Network United, A global Diaspora Organization. 2017-present.
    2. Elected as president of Indonesian American Society of Academics (To perpetuate and enhance scientific contributions to society). 2017-present.
    3. Elected as president of Indonesian Diaspora Network – USA (IDN-USA), 2015-2017.
    4. Elected as president of Indonesian Diaspora Network, Louisiana Chapter, 2014.
    5. Elected as Chair, Indonesia American Professor Team Leaders for Papua Education Missions, 2016.

Refereed Journal articles

  1. Howard, R., C. L. Stagg, and H.S. Utomo. 2018, Early growth interactions between a mangrove and an herbaceous salt marsh species are not affected by elevated CO2 or drought: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 207, p. 74-81, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2018.03.026.
  2. Wenefrida, I. H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2017. Development and registration of ‘Frontiere’, a high-protein rice cultivar. Journal of Plant Registrations 11(2) September 2017 issue (doi:10.3198/jpr2016.11.0067crc).
  3. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, S. D. Linscombe. 2016. Use of an airplane and simulated aerial planting to evaluate seed coating, seed pelletization, and seeding rate on smooth cordgrass vegetation. Ecological Restoration 34:10-14.
  4. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and E.P. Webster. 2015. Herbicide and weed control in a freshwater seed production field of smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora). Ecological Restoration 33:241-245.
  5. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2013. Review of mutational breeding and genetic engineering in the development of high grain protein content. J. Agriculture and Food Chemistry 61(48):11702-11710.
  6. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe.2013.Mutational breeding and genetic engineering in the development of high grain protein content.J. Agric. Food Chem.61:11702-11710.
  7. Sabdono, A., O.K. Radjasa, and H.S. Utomo. 2012. Screening of multi-metal resistances in a bacterial population isolated from coral tissue of Central Java coastal waters, Indonesia.International Journal of Oceanography and Marine Ecological System 1(1):11-23.
  8. Knott, C.A., M.D. Materne, H. Utomo, P. Subudhi, N. Baisakh, and S.A. Harrison. 2012. Registration of ‘St. Bernard’, ‘Las Palomas’, and ‘Lafourche’ smooth cordgrass cultivars.J. Plant Registrations 7(1):12-17.
  9. Knott, C.A., M.D. Materne, P. Subudhi, N. Baisakh, H. Utomo, and S.A. Harrison. 2012. Registration of sea oats cultivars ‘LA12-201’, ‘LA12-202’, and ‘LA12-203’.J. Plant Registrations 6(3):289-293.
  10. Knott, C.A., M.D. Materne, H. Utomo, P. Subudhi, N. Baisakh, and S.A. Harrison. 2012. Registration of smooth cordgrass cultivars ‘LA11-101’, ‘LA11-102’, and ‘LA11-103’.J. Plant Registrations 6(3): 252-258.
  11. Bertrand-Garcia, S.E., C.A. Knott, N. Baisakh, P. Subudhi, S. Harrison, M. Materne, and H. Utomo. 2012. Selection of genetically diverse sea oats lines with improved performance for coastal restoration in the northern Gulf of Mexico.Euphytica 185(1):03-117
  12. Nelson, J.C., J.H. Oard, D.E. Groth, H.S. Utomo, Y. Jia, G. Liu, K.A.K. Moldenhauer, F.J. Correa-Victoria, R.G. Fjellstrom, B. Scheffler, and G.A. Prado.2011.Sheath-blight resistance QTLs in Japonica rice germplasm.Euphytica. 181:23-29.
  13. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, M.D. Materne, and J.T. Linscombe. 2010. Polycross seed of genetically diverse smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) for erosion control and habitat restoration. Restoration Ecology 18(2):170-172.
  14. Blanche, S.B., H.S. Utomo, I. Wenefrida, and G.O. Myers.2009.Genotype × environment interactions of hybrid and varietal rice cultivars for grain yield and milling quality.Crop Sci. 49:2011-2018.
  15. 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.
  16. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, S.B. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, M.D. Materne, and S.A. Harrison.2009.Genetic diversity and population genetic structure of saltmarsh Spartina alterniflora from four coastal Louisiana basins.Aquatic Botany 90:30-35. (DOI: 10.1016/j.aquabot.2008.05.003).
  19. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, M. Meche, and J.L. Nash.2008.Synthetic seed as a potential direct delivery system of mass produced somatic embryos in coastal marsh plant smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora).Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture.92:281-291.
  20. Utomo, H.S. and I. Wenefrida.2008.California bulrush improves wetland water quality.Turf Grass Trends 17(12):50-54.
  21. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, S.A. Harrison, and M.D. Materne.2008.Large-scale production promising for Louisiana smooth cordgrass:Highly fertile lines might be appropriate for a broad range of brackish environments.Turf Grass Trends 17(6):72-76.
  22. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, M. Meche, and J.L. Nash.2007.Inheritance of herbicide resistance in two germplasm lines of CLEARFIELD rice (Oryza sativaL.).Canadian Journal of Plant Science 87(3):659-669.
  23. Ryan, A., B. Venuto, P. Subudhi, S.A. Harrison, A. Shadow, X. Fang, M. Materne, and H.S. Utomo.2007.Identification and genetic characterization of smooth cordgrass for coastal wetland restoration.Journal of Aquatic Management 45:89-99.
  24. Chu, Q.R., S.D. Linscombe, M.C. Rush, D.E. Groth, J. Oard, X. Sha, and H.S. Utomo.2006. Registration of C/M double haploid mapping population of rice.Crop Science 46:1417.
  25. Sha, X.Y., S.D. Linscombe, K. Bearb, Q.R. Chu, D.E. Groth, L.M. White, J. Bond, R.T. Dunand, and H. Utomo. 2004. Registration of ‘Pirogue’ rice. Crop Sci. 44:2269-2270.
  26. Sha, X., S.D. Linscombe, D.E. Groth, J.A. Bond, L.M. White, Q.R. Chu, H.S. Utomo, and R.T. Dunand.2006.Registration of Jupiter rice. Crop Science 46:1811.
  27. Utomo, H.S., T.P. Croughan, and S.S. Croughan.1996.Growth and regenerability of long-term suspension culture of the U.S. rice cultivar Mercury. Plant Cell, Tissue, and Organ Culture 44:155-159.
  28. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, T.P. Croughan, and M.D. Materne.2001.Louisiana smooth cordgrass: Genetic evaluation based on DNA fingerprinting. Turf Grass Trends 10(11):8-12.
  29. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and T.P. Croughan.2001.Smooth cordgrass synthetic seeds: Production, storage, and potential use for coastal erosion controls. Turf Grass Trends 10 (1):12-15.
  30. Utomo, H.S., S.S. Croughan, and T.P. Croughan.1995.Suspension and protoplast culture of U.S. rice cultivars. Plant Cell Reports 15:34-37.
  31. Van Sanford, D.A. and H.S. Utomo.1995.Inheritance of tillering in winter wheat population.Crop Science 35:1566-1569.

Book Chapter(s):

  1. 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. Pp. 24-52. ISBN: 978-953-308-78-1.

Louisiana Agriculture (Published by LSU AgCenter, Peer Reviewed)

  1. Wenefrida, I. and H.S. Utomo. 2018. Frontière, High-Protein Rice Cultivar. Louisiana Agriculture Fall 2018. Vol. 61, No. 1. Pp. 34-35.
  2. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Limscome. 2013. More protein in rice improving the nutritional profile. Louisiana Agriculture Fall 2013. Vol. 56, No. 4. Pp. 22-23.
  3. Utomo, H.S., C.S. Steyer, I. Wenefrida, S.D. Linscombe, D. Breaux, C. LeJeune, D. Garber and S. Faust. 2012. Aerial planting of smooth cordgrass using a fixed-wing airplane and airboat. Louisiana Agriculture, Winter Edition Vol. 55, No. 1:6-8
  4. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, S.D. Linscombe, M.D. Materne, S.A. Harrison, and C. Knott. 2012. Smooth cordgrass for large-scale coastal restoration. Louisiana Agriculture, Summer Vol. 55, No. 3. Pp. 12-13."
  5. Knott, C.A., H.S. Utomo, P.K. Subudhi. 2012. LSU AgCenter first to patent native plant varieties for coastal restoration. Louisiana Agriculture. 55(4).
  6. Utomo, H.S., S.D. Linscombe, D.E. Groth, I, Wenefrida, and S.B. Blanche. 2010. Molecular marker: A tool in rice variety development. Louisiana Agriculture 53(1):20-22.
  7. Utomo, H.S., M.D. Materne, S.A. Harrison, P.K. Subudhi, and N. Baisakh.2007.Improved marsh plants and seed-based propagation.Louisiana Agriculture 50(2):22-23.
  8. Harrison, S.A., N. Baisakh, M.D. Materne, C. Knott, P.K. Subudhi, and H.S. Utomo.2007. Breeding native coastal plants for use in coastal wetland reclamation and preservation. Louisiana Agriculture 50(2):18-19.
  9. Subudhi, P.K., N. Baisakh, D. Sahoo, S.A. Harrison, M.D. Materne, and H.S. Utomo.2007.Sea oats micropropagation aids in coastal restoration. Louisiana Agriculture 50(2):20.
  10. Subudhi, P.K., N. Baisakh, S.A. Harrison, M.D. Materne, and H.S. Utomo.2007.Plant genetic diversity - essential for dynamic Louisiana coast 50(2):21.
  11. Croughan, T.P., H.S. Utomo, D.E. Sanders, and M.P. Braverman.1996.Herbicide-resistant rice offers potential solution to red rice problem. Louisiana Agriculture 39(4):10-12.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Utomo, H.S. and I. Wenefrida. 2018. Sequence References of the Amino Acid Transporter OsAAP6 found among High Protein Rice Lines and Field Performance of Marker-Assisted Breeding Lines. Proc. 37th Rice Technical Working Group. Long Beach, CA. Feb. 19-22, 2018.
  2. Wenefrida, I. H.S. Utomo, and D.E. Groth. 2018. Performance of High Protein Lines Compared to the Released Cultivar Frontiere. Proc. 37th Rice Technical Working Group. Long Beach, CA. Feb. 19-22, 2018.
  3. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and S.D. Linscombe. 2017. Genetic analyses of non-GMO high protein rice. Proc. International Temperate Rice Conference 2017. Griffith, NSW, Australia. 6-9th March 2017.
  4. Wenefrida, H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2017. A non-GMO high protein rice. Proc. International Temperate Rice Conference 2017. Griffith, NSW, Australia, 6-9th March 2017.
  5. Famoso, A., J. Oard, H. Utomo, and S. Linscombe. 2016. Integrating molecular breeding into rice variety development process. Proc. 36th Rice Technical Working Group.
  6. Utomo, H.S., I.Wenefrida, and S.D. Linscombe. 2016.Advancing marker-assisted breeding lines and high protein rice lines for better grain shape, uniformity, and less chalk. Proc. 36th Rice Technical Working Group.
  7. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2016. Specific cooking and grain quality properties of high protein rice lines. Proc. 36th Rice technical Working Group.
  8. Utomo, H.S. and I. Wenefrida. 2016. Global trends in agricultural biotechnology and how technology networking can effectively overcome ASEAN’s regional challenges. Proc. ASEAN Microbial Biotechnology Conference 2016. Bali, August 3-4, 2016.
  9. Utomo, H.S. 2015. Marker-assisted selection at the Rice Research Station. Center for Research Excellence in Plant Biotechnology and Crop Development Meeting. Baton Rouge. LA.
  10. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and S.D. Linscombe. 2014.Field performance of marker-assisted and introgression rice lines. Proc. 35th Rice Technical Working Group. February 18-21, 2014. New Orleans, LA. 35:60-61.
  11. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2014.Genetic enhancement of nutritional quality in rice and other grain cereals. Proc. 35th Rice Technical Working Group. February 18-21, 2014. New Orleans, LA. 35:51-52.
  12. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and C. LeJeune. 2013. Planting time and aerial application of smooth cordgrass seed for rapid revegetation of newly constructed coastal marshes. Proc. The 5th National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER), Chicago, IL, July 29 - August 2, 2013. p. 219.
  13. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2013. Pelleting and chemical amending seed treatments for improved versatility and success rates of aerial seeding in coastal restoration and erosion control. Proc. The 5th National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER), Chicago, IL, July 29 - August 2, 2013. p. 231.
  14. Knott, C.A., M.D. Materne, P.K. Subudhi, N. Baisakh, H. S. Utomo, and S.A. Harrison. 2013. Developing improved native plant varieties for coastal restoration. Proc. 3rd Annual National Association of Plant Breeders Meeting. Tampa, FL, June 2-5, 2013, p. 36.
  15. Utomo, H.S., S.D. Linscombe, and I. Wenefrida. 2012. Comparative mutational site of high lysine rice lines and other crops. Proc. 34th Rice Technical Working Group. February 27 – March 1, 2012. Hot Springs, AR. 34:47.
  16. Wenefrida, I., Utomo, H.S., and S.D. Linscombe. 2012. Field performance and grain characteristics of high protein rice lines. Proc. 34th Rice Technical Working Group. February 27 – March 1, 2012. Hot Springs, AR. 34:48.
  17. 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
  18. 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.
  19. 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. (Invited speaker).
  20. Knott, C.A., M.D. Materne, H. Utomo, P.K. Subudhi, N. Baisakh, and S.A. Harrison. 2012. LSU AgCenter releases three smooth cordgrass varieties for saline marsh restoration projects. State of the Coast: Preparing for a Changing Future. June 25-27, 2012. New Orleans, LA.
  21. Utomo, H. S., Wenefrida, I., Materne, M.D., and S. Linscombe. 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.
  22. Utomo, H., I. Wenefrida, M. Materne, and S.D. Linscombe. 2012. Rapid revegetation of newly created marshes through aerial planting for quick land stabilization. Proc. the 6th National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration. Tampa, FL. October 20-25, 2012. Abstract book, p.
  23. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and M. Materne. 2012. Commercial seed production systems as a means for protecting seed source for restoration. Proc. the 6th National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration. Tampa, FL. October 20-25, 2012. Abstract book, p.
  24. Shrestha, B.K., H.S. Karki, D.E. Groth, D, X. Sha, P.K. Subudhi, H.S. Utomo, and J.H. Ham. 2012. Development of quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping and breeding programs to improve rice resistance to bacterial panicle blight and sheath blight. Proc. of the Rice Tech. Wrkg. Grp. Hot Springs, AR, Feb. 27-Mar. 1. 34:66.
  25. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and J.T. Linscombe, 2010. Genetic evaluation of California bulrush (Schoenoplectus californicus) for salt-tolerance and phytoremediation potentials in wetland restoration. The 2010 Annual Society of Wetland Scientists, Salt Lake City, UT; June 27-July 2, 2010. Abstract book, p. 78.
  26. Utomo, H.S., J. Linscombe, and I. Wenefrida. 2010. Aerial seeding and transplant canister applications for large-scale coastal wetland restoration; program abstracts.The 2010 Annual Meeting of Society of Wetland Scientists, Salt Lake City, UT; June 27-July 2, 2010. Abstract Book, p. 74
  27. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2010. Evaluation of high protein rice lines. (poster #124).) The 2010 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings Meeting.Long Beach, CA. Program Abstract, p. 77.
  28. Utomo, H.S., J. Linscombe, and I. Wenefrida. 2010. Transplant canister and aerial seeding applications of Spartina Alterniflora for large-scale coastal marsh restoration. Oral presentation at the 2010 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings Meeting.Long Beach, CA. Program Abstract, p. 74.
  29. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and S.D. Linscombe.2010. Molecular characterization of high protein rice lines. (Poster #268). The 2010 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings Meeting.Long Beach, CA. Program Abstract, p. 80.
  30. Utomo, H.S., J.T. Linscombe, and I. Wenefrida. 2010. Large-scale revegetation tool using aerial seeding and transplant canisters. Proc. the 5th National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration: Preparing for Climate Change - Science, Practice, and Policy. Galveston, TX. Nov. 13-17, 2010. p. 53.
  31. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, D.E. Groth, and S.D. Linscombe. 2010. Molecular characteristics of high rice grain protein content and potential marker development. Proc. the 33rd Rice Technical Working Group (RTWG) Meeting, Biloxi, MS. 33:49-50.
  32. Wenefrida, I., Utomo, H.S., and Linscombe, S.D. 2010. Nutritional value of rice and current research efforts to enhance grain protein content among Louisiana lines. Proc. the 33rd Rice Technical Working Group (RTWG) Meeting, Biloxi, MS. 33:48-49.
  33. Utomo, H.S., J.T. Linscombe, and I. Wenefrida. 2010. Transplant canister and aerial seeding applications of Spartina alterniflora: Revegetation tools for large-scale coastal marsh creation and restoration. The State of the Coast Conference. Baton Rouge, LA. June 6-8, 2010.
  34. Ham, J.H., B.K. Shrestha, H.S. Karki, X. Sha, D.E. Groth, H.S. Utomo, and M.C. Rush. 2010. Development of a Genetic Mapping and Breeding Program to Develop Resistance. Proc. the 33rd Rice Technical Working Group (RTWG) Meeting, Biloxi, MS. 33:60.
  35. Utomo, H.S.2009.Polycross Seed of Genetically Diverse Smooth Cordgrass and Development of Superior California Bulrush for Coastal Restoration.Program and Abstracts - Coastal Marsh Plants Field Day.Rice Research Station, Rayne, LA, October 28, 2009. p. 7.
  36. Utomo, H.S., M.D. Materne, and I. Wenefrida.2009.Accomplishments and challenges in genetic improvement and aerial planting application for a large-scale ecosystem restoration in highly eroded intertidal marshes.Proc. 4th National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, July 20-24 2009, Los Angeles, CA. p. 63.
  37. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and M.D. Materne. 2009. Improving California bulrush (Schoenoplectus californicus) for waste contaminant remover in urban ecosystem restoration and wae energy buffering in tidal marsh restoration. Proc 3rd National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration. July 20-24 2009, Los Angeles, CA. p. 403.
  38. Utomo, H.S.2008.Seed-based propagation of smooth cordgrass and its potential application for large-scale coastal erosion control and habitat restoration.Proc. One day Symposium: Current Status of Coastal Wetland Plants Research and Restoration Efforts. Rice Research Station. November 14, 2008, Rayne. LA. p. 9.
  39. Utomo, H.S., S.D. Linscombe, and D.E. Groth.2008.Field performance of marker-assisted-derived elite blast lines.Proc. 32nd Rice Technical Working Group (RTWG) Meeting, February 19-21.San Diego, CA. 32:51-52.
  40. Wenefrida, I, S.D. Linscombe, and H.S. Utomo.2008.Amino acid profiles of high protein rice and development of mixed sister lines for optimum composition of essential amino acid.Proc. 32nd Rice Technical Working Group (RTWG) Meeting, February 19-21.San Diego, CA. 32:3-54.
  41. Utomo, H.S., S.D. Linscombe, and X. Sha.2007.Incorporation of DNA markers to develop improved rice breeding lines.Proc. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. p. 68.
  42. Utomo, H.S., M.D. Materne, S.A. Harrison, I. Wenefrida, and J. Nash.2007.Potential cultivation and seed production aspects of coastal plant smooth cordgrass.Proc. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. p. 100.
  43. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe.2007.Amino acid profiles and molecular characteristics of high protein rice lines.Proc. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. p. 67.
  44. McClung, A., D. Groth, J. Oard, H.S. Utomo, K.A.K. Moldenhauer, and E. Boza.2007.Development and characterization of RiceCAP mapping population for sheath blight resistance.Proc. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting.New Orleans, LA. p. 134.
  45. Utomo, H.S., M.D. Materne, S.A. Harrison, I. Wenefrida, and R.H. Neill.2007.Aerial seeding and seed-based propagation of Spartina alterniflora for large-scale coastal erosion control and habitat restoration.Proc. 2007 SWS International Conference: Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife - Resolving Conflicts and Restoring Habitat.Sacramento, CA, June 10-15.OmniPress. p. 267.
  46. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, M.D. Materne, P.K. Subudhi, and S.A. Harrison.2007.Performance of California bulrush elite lines for marsh restoration.Proc. “Advances in Coastal Restoration Research - Presentation by CREST and Louisiana Sea Grant Researchers and Extension Agents,” Baton Rouge, LA. May 17.p.18.
  47. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, S. Mujiharjo, J.L. Nash, and A. McClain.2007.Characteristics of California bulrush seed production and its potential use for a large-scale marsh planting. Proc. “Advances in Coastal Restoration Research – Presentation by CREST and Louisiana Sea Grant Researchers and Extension Agents,” Baton Rouge, LA. May 17.p. 19.
  48. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and J. Dronet.2007.Putative high salt-tolerant California bulrush lines from cellular selections.Proc. “Advances in Coastal Restoration Research – Presentation by CREST and Louisiana Sea Grant Researchers and Extension Agents,” Baton Rouge, LA. May 17.Pp. 19-20.
  49. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, J.L Nash, and A. McClain.2007.Improved salt tolerant California bulrush: Its potential use for stabilizing newly constructed brackish marshes and habitat restoration.Proc. 2007 SWS International Conference: Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife – Resolving Conflicts and Restoring Habitat.Sacramento, CA, June 10-15.OmniPress.p. 251.
  50. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe.2007.Development of high protein rice: Field evaluation, grain appearance, protein content, and amino acid profile of high protein rice lines.Proc. USDA ARS-USA Rice Federation meeting, “Beneath the Hull: Exploiting the health beneficial properties of the rice grains” – New Orleans, LA. p. 11.
  51. Utomo, H.S., T. Garret, and R.H. Neill.2007.DNA fingerprinting to assure purity of restoration plants and test for crossing with native vegetation.Proc. 2nd National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Kansas City, MO, April 23-27. p. 76.
  52. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and M. Materne.2007.Short-term and long-term germination characteristics of 48 California bulrush ecotypes from Louisiana marshes.Proc. Louisiana Agricultural Sciences Association (LASA) meeting.Baton Rouge, LA.p.15.
  53. Utomo, H.S., X. Sha, and S.D. Linscombe.2007. Marker-assisted breeding and development of elite rice lines. Proc. Louisiana Agricultural Sciences Association (LASA) meeting.Baton Rouge, LA. p. 17.
  54. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe.2007.Value added and health benefit potential of nine high protein lines with unique amino-acid profiles.Proc. Louisiana Agricultural Sciences Association (LASA) meeting. Baton Rouge, LA. p.19.
  55. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, M.D. Materne, P.K. Subudhi, and S.A. Harrison.2007.Performance of California bulrush elite lines for marsh restoration.Proc. “Advances in Coastal Restoration Research – Presentation by CREST and Louisiana Sea Grant Researchers and Extension Agents,” Baton Rouge, LA. May 17.p. 18.
  56. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, S. Mujiharjo, J.L. Nash, and A. McClain.2007.Characteristics of California bulrush seed production and its potential use for a large-scale marsh planting. Proc. “Advances in Coastal Restoration Research – Presentation by CREST and Louisiana Sea Grant Researchers and Extension Agents,” Baton Rouge, LA. May 17. p. 19.
  57. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and J. Dronet.2007.Putative high salt-tolerant California bulrush lines from cellular selections.Proc. “Advances in Coastal Restoration Research – Presentation by CREST and Louisiana Sea Grant Researchers and Extension Agents,” Baton Rouge, LA. May 17. Pp. 19-20.
  58. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, J.L Nash, and A. McClain.2007.Improved salt tolerant California bulrush: Its potential use for stabilizing newly constructed brackish marshes and habitat restoration.Proc. 2007 SWS International Conference: Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife – Resolving Conflicts and Restoring Habitat.Sacramento, California, June 10-15.OmniPress. p. 74.
  59. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe.2007.Development of high protein rice: Field evaluation, grain appearance, protein content, and amino acid profile of high protein rice lines.Proc. USDA ARS-USA Rice Federation meeting, “Beneath the Hull: Exploiting the health beneficial properties of the rice grains” – New Orleans, LA. p. 19.
  60. Utomo, H.S., T. Garret, and R.H. Neill.2007.DNA fingerprinting to assure purity of restoration plants and test for crossing with native vegetation.Proc. 2nd National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Kansas City, MO, April 23-27, 2007. p. 34.
  61. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and M. Materne.2007.Short-term and long-term germination characteristics of 48 California bulrush ecotypes from Louisiana marshes.Proc. Louisiana Agricultural Sciences Association (LASA) meeting.Baton Rouge, LA. p. 15.
  62. Utomo, H.S., X. Sha, and S.D. Linscombe.2007.Marker-assisted breeding and development of elite rice lines. Proc. Louisiana Agricultural Sciences Association (LASA) meeting.Baton Rouge, LA. p.16.
  63. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe.2007.Value added and health benefit potential of nine high protein lines with unique amino-acid profiles. Proc. Louisiana Agricultural Sciences Association (LASA) meeting. Baton Rouge, LA. p. 22.
  64. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, J.L. Nash, and S.D. Linscombe.2006.Method for streamlining marker-assisted selection: From field sampling to marker analysis.Proc. 31st Rice Technical Working Group Meeting (Feb. 26-Mar. 1, 2006), Woodlands, TX. p. 23.
  65. Utomo, H.S., S.D. Linscombe, and X. Sha.2006.Benefits and practical challenges in applying DNA markers into an actual breeding program.Proc. 31st Rice Technical Working Group Meeting (Feb. 26-Mar. 1), Woodlands, TX. p. 24.
  66. Wenefrida, I., S.D. Linscombe, and H.S. Utomo.2006.Crude protein content and phenotypic characteristics of high protein lines. Proc. 31st Rice Technical Working Group Meeting (Feb. 26-Mar. 1), Woodlands, TX.p. 32.
  67. Utomo, H.S., M. Materne, S. Harrison, I. Wenefrida, and J. Nash.2006.Seed-based Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass) propagation technology for coastal erosion control and wetlands restoration. Proc. Louisiana Agricultural Sciences Association (LASA) meeting, Alexandria, LA. p. 15.
  68. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, M.D. Materne, S.A. Harrison, and G. Fine.2005.Cellular selection and breeding approaches to the development of salt-tolerant California bulrush for use in saltmarsh erosion control and habitat restoration.Proc. 26th Annual International Wetlands Meeting; Charleston, SC. June 5-10, 2015. p. 53.
  69. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and T.P. Croughan.2004.Genetic diversity within natural populations of smooth cordgrass in Louisiana based on AFLP markers.Proc. Plant and Animal Genome XII Conference, San Diego, CA. p. 55.
  70. Utomo, H.S., S.D. Linscombe, and L.M. White.2004.Off type evaluation using DNA fingerprinting techniques.Proc. 30th Rice Technical Working Group (RTWG) Meeting. February 29 - March 3, 2004. p. 29.
  71. Utomo, H.S. and J.L. Nash.2004.Low-cost high throughput marker detection.Proc. 30th Rice Technical Working Group (RTWG) Meeting. February 29 - March 3, 2004. p. 31.
  72. Utomo, H.S., S.D. Linscombe, D.E. Groth, and Q.R. Chu.2004.Gene pyramiding and marker evaluation of blast resistant lines.Proc. 30th Rice Technical Working Group (RTWG) Meeting. February 29 - March 3, 2004. p. 32.
  73. Wenefrida, I., T.P. Croughan, H.S. Utomo, M.M. Meche, X.H. Wang, and J.A. Herrington.2004. Herbicide resistance profiles in Clearfield rice.Proc. 30th Rice Technical Working Group (RTWG) Meeting. February 29 - March 3, 2004. p. 43.
  74. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and T.P. Croughan.2002.Encapsulation of seedling-like somatic plantlets for producing smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) synthetic seeds with high seedling establishment rates.Proc. 10th International Association for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology. Orlando, FL. p. 93-A.
  75. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and T.P. Croughan. 2002. Genetic diversity of Louisiana smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) based on Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA analyses.Proc. 10th International Association for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology. Orlando, FL. p. 93-A.
  76. Materne, M.D., G.L. Fine, H. Utomo, and T. Croughan. 2003. Task 5.2: Assessment and potential for vegetative remediation of selected brown marsh and disturbed sites in the Barataria and Terrebonne Basins – aerial seeding demonstration. Louisiana Department. Natural Resources, Coastal Restoration Division, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.

Rice Research Station Newsletter

  1. Utomo, H.S. 2016. Addressing rice grain quality through molecular marker approaches. Rice Research Station News Vol. 13(2):2.
  2. Utomo H.S. 2015. Marker-assisted breeding. Rice Research Station News Vol. 12(1):2.
  3. Utomo, H.S. 2013. Update on marker-assisted selection. Rice Research Station News Vol. 10(2):4.
  4. Utomo, H.S. 2012. Development of certification standards for coastal restoration species. Rice Research Station News Vol. 9(2):6.
  5. Utomo, H.S. 2011. Update on marker-assisted selection. Rice Research Station News Vol. 8(2):5.
  6. Utomo, H.S. 2011. Successful cordgrass direct seeding using fixed-wing airplane. Rice Research Station News Vol. 8(4):5.
  7. Utomo, H.S. 2010. Aerial seeding of PolyC15 smooth cordgrass. Rice Research Station News Vol. 7(2):2.
  8. Utomo, H.S. 2010. Potential development of petroleum resistant coastal plants. Rice Research Station News Vol. 7(3):1.
  9. Utomo, H.S.2008.Marker-assisted selection and how it works. Rice Research Station News Vol. 5(1):5-6.
  10. Utomo, H.S. 2008. Smooth cordgrass seed-based research conducted in collaboration with Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge Center. Rice Research Station News Vol. 5(3):7.
  11. Utomo, H.S.2007.Coastal plant production may be alternative crop for rice farmers. Rice Research Station News Vol. 4(2):5.
  12. Utomo, H.S.2006.Multi-location performance trial of marsh plant California bulrush.Rice Research Station News Vol. 3(3):5.
  13. Utomo, H.S. 2006. Seed-based Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass) propagation technology for coastal wetlands restoration. Rice Research Station News Vol. 3(2):3.
  14. Utomo, H.S.2005.RiceCAP update.The LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station News Vol. 2(2):4.
  15. Utomo, H.S.2005.Applying common research tools to improve marsh plants.The LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station News Vol. 2(3):3.
  16. Utomo, H.S.2004.DNA technology.The LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station News Vol. 1(1):2.

Annual Reports

  1. Utomo, H.S. and S.D. Linscombe. 2016. Marker-assisted breeding and genetic improvement of Southern U.S. rice. The 108th Annual Research Report, H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station. 108:83-91.
  2. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2016. Rice nutrition enhancement project: High protein line development and grain nutritional quality. The 108th Annual Research Report, H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station. 108:92-96.
  3. Utomo, H.S. and S.D. Linscombe. 2015 Marker-assisted breeding and genetic improvement of Southern U.S. rice. The 107th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 107:57-64.
  4. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2015. Rice nutrition enhancement program: High protein line development and grain nutritional quality. The 107th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 107:68-72.
  5. Utomo, H.S. and S.D. Linscombe. 2014. Marker-assisted breeding and genetic improvement of Southern U.S. rice. The 106thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 106:77-79.
  6. Utomo, H.S. 2014 Genetic evaluation of polycross populations of smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora). The 106thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 106:343-344.
  7. Utomo, H.S. 2014. Effects of seeding rates, coating, and pelletization of smooth cordgrass seed growth and seed production. The 106thAnn Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 106:339-342.
  8. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2014. Rice nutrition enhancement program: High protein line development and grain nutritional quality. The 106th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 106:80-85.
  9. Utomo, H.S. and S.D. Linscombe. 2013. Marker-assisted breeding and genetic improvement of Southern U.S. rice. The 105th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 105:77-80.
  10. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2013. Rice nutrition enhancement program: High protein line development and grain nutritional quality. The 105th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 105:81-84.
  11. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2013. Development of herbicide resistance in rice (Oryza sativa). The 105th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 105:81-84.
  12. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and E. Webster. 2013. Evaluation of herbicides and their applications in smooth cordgrass seed production field. The 105thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 105:77-379.
  13. Utomo, H.S. and S.D. Linscombe. 2012. Marker-assisted breeding and genetic improvement of Southern U.S. rice. The 104thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 104:75-82.
  14. Wenefrida, I., Linscombe, S.D., and Utomo, H.S. 2012. Rice nutrition enhancement project: High protein line development and grain nutritional quality and development of herbicide resistant rice. The 104thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 104:83-94.
  15. Utomo, H.S. and I. Wenefrida. 2012. Amending smooth cordgrass seed to improve its survival in direct planting. The 104thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 104:363.
  16. Utomo, H.S. 2012. Aerial seeding of PolyC15 smooth cordgrass on newly constructed marsh in Marsh island – Late Fall Planting. The 104thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 104:364-365.
  17. Utomo, H.S. 2012. DNA fingerprinting of smooth cordgrass elite lines used to develop foundation material. The 104thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 104:366-377.
  18. Utomo, H.S. and S.D. Linscombe. 2011. Marker-assisted breeding and genetic improvement of southern U.S. rice. The 103thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 103:82-87.
  19. Wenefrida, I., S.D. Linscombe, and H.S. Utomo. 2011. Rice nutrition enhancement project: Line development, protein content, and grain nutritional quality. The 103thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 103:88-99.
  20. Utomo, H. 2011. Aerial seeding of PolyC15 smooth cordgrass on newly constructed marsh in Marsh island. The 103thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 103:399-342.
  21. Utomo, H. 2011. Seed coating to improve planting precision and increase seedling establishment for aerial seeded smooth cordgrass. The 103thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 103:343-345.
  22. Utomo, H. 2011. Breeding for high seed producing smooth cordgrass cultivars. The 103thAnn. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 103:346-356.
  23. Utomo, H.S. and S.D. Linscombe. 2010. Marker-assisted breeding and genetic improvement of Southern U.S. rice. The The 102nd Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 102:75-78.
  24. Wenefrida, I., S.D. Linscombe, and H.S. Utomo. 2010. Rice nutrition enhancement project: High protein line development and grain nutritional quality. The 102nd Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 102:79-91.
  25. Utomo, H.S. and S.D. Linscombe. 2009. Marker-assisted breeding and genetic improvement of southern U.S. rice. The 101st Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 101:73-78.
  26. Wenefrida, I., S.D. Linscombe, and H.S. Utomo. 2009. Rice nutrition enhancement project: High protein line development and grain nutritional quality. The 101st Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 101:79-91.
  27. Utomo, H. S., I. Wenefrida, M. Materne, and J. Linscombe. 2009. Coastal Erosion Control Research. The 101st Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 101:258-264.
  28. Utomo, H.S. and S.D. Linscombe.2008.Marker-assisted breeding and genetic improvement of Southern U.S. rice.The 100th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 66-72.
  29. Wenefrida, I., S.D. Linscombe, and H.S. Utomo, 2008.Induced mutational breeding and enhancement of nutritional quality of rice.The 100th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 100:73-85.
  30. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, M.D. Materne, and S.A. Harrison.2008.Growth, seed maturity, shattering characteristics, and germination rates of fertile smooth cordgrass synthetic population.The 100th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES.100:270-273.
  31. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, S.A. Harrison, and M.D. Materne.2008.Selection of promising California bulrush lines for use in habitat restoration and erosion control. The 100th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES.100:274-275.
  32. Utomo, H.S., S.D. Linscombe, and X. Sha.2007.Marker-assisted breeding and genetic improvement of southern U.S. rice. The 99th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 99:58-72.
  33. Wenefrida, I., S.D. Linscombe, and H.S. Utomo. 2007.Induced mutational breeding and enhancement of nutritional quality in rice. The 99th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES.99:73-81.
  34. Utomo, H.S., M.D. Materne, and S.A. Harrison.2007.Molecular analysis of smooth cordgrass. The 99th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 99:301-306.
  35. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, S.A. Harrison, and M.D. Materne.2007.Seed-based propagation of smooth cordgrass. The 99th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 99:307-309.
  36. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, and S.D. Linscombe. 2007.Mutation induction in rice: Development of high protein rice.The 99th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 99:86-88.
  37. Utomo, H.S. S.D. Linscombe, and X. Sha. 2006. Marker-assisted breeding: Incorporation of DNA markers to develop improved breeding lines. The 98th Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 98:82-85.
  38. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and M.D. Materne.2006. Rice Research Station Coastal Plant Project: Plant development, culture, and seed production.The 98th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 98:356-358.
  39. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, J.L. Nash, and S.D. Linscombe.2005.Method for streamlining marker-assisted breeding.The 97th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES.97:102-105.
  40. Wenefrida, I., H.S. Utomo, S.D. Linscombe. 2005.Mutation induction in rice – Development of high protein rice.The 97th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 97:106.
  41. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, M.D. Materne, S.A. Harrison, and S.D. Linscombe.2005.Development of seed-based Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass) propagation technology for coastal wetland restoration.The 97th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 97:420-421.
  42. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and J.L. Nash.2005. Field evaluation of California bulrush. The 97th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 97:422-423.
  43. Utomo, H.S., I. Wenefrida, and M.D. Materne.2004.Cellular and conventional breeding approaches to the development of improved salt-tolerant California bulrush for use in erosion control and habitat restoration.The 96th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 96:100-101.
  44. Utomo, H.S., S.D. Linscombe, D.E. Groth, X. Sha, and Q.R. Chu.2004.Application of DNA markers to genetic improvement of southern U.S. rice.The 96th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES.96:102-103.
  45. Utomo, H.S. and S.D. Linscombe.2003.Development of low-cost microsatellite marker detection in rice.The 95th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 95:96-97.
  46. Utomo, H.S., L.M. White, and S.D. Linscombe.2003.Off-type evaluation using DNA markers.The 95th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 95-99.
  47. Utomo, H.S., S.D. Linscombe, Q.R. Chu, and X. Sha.2002.Potential use of molecular marker for genetic improvement of southern U.S. rice.The 94th Ann. Res. Rpt., Rice Res. Stn., LAES. 94:76-77.

CMS (LSU AgCenter Web Publications)

  1. Knott, C. and H.S. Utomo. 2013. "Coastal Plants Program: Large-scale Production". (Publication No. 3199)
  2. Knott, C. and H.S. Utomo. 2013. "Coastal Plants Program: Plant Variety Development”. Publication No. 3231
  3. Knott, C. and H.S. Utomo. 2013. "LSU AgCenter Coastal Plants Program Push Card". 2013, Publication No. MISC-95
  4. Knott, C. and H.S. Utomo. 2013. "Coastal Plants Program: Aerial Application. Coastal Marsh Plants Field Day – Webpage - 10/2/2009; Provide detail information for Coastal Marsh Plants Field Day conducted on October 28, 2009
  5. Utomo, H.S. 2009. PolyC15 - Polycross seed of genetically diverse smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora L.). Brochure 10/22/2009. Technical description of experimental synthetic population of high seed producing smooth cordgrass.
  6. Utomo, H.S. 2009. Program and abstracts for the Coastal Marsh Plants Field Day; Webpage; 10/22/2009; Provided detail information of the program and abstracts for various presentations during the field day. Coastal plant research at the Rice Research Station, Webpage, 5/14/2009; Web publication to describe coastal plant improvement programs conducted by Rice Research Station faculty members.
  7. Utomo, H.S.2008.Proceedings of One day Symposium:Current status of coastal wetland plants research and restoration efforts. Rice Research Station (Nov. 14, 2008).Rayne. LA.http://www.lsuagcenter.com/MCMS/RelatedFiles/%7BDE....
  8. Utomo, H.S.2008.Coastal plant research at the Rice Research Station. http://www.lsuagcenter.com/research/departments/sp...+plants/coastal+plant+research+at+the+rice+research+station.htm.
  9. Utomo, H.S.2005.Improving California bulrush for erosion control and habitat restoration CMS article at LSU AgCenter webpage, Channel:EVR> Conservation>Wetlands/Coastal Restoration.
  10. Wenefrida, I. and H.S. Utomo.2004.DNA technology helps restore Louisiana's wetlands.CMS article - LSU AgCenter webpage, Channel:EVR> Conservation>Wetlands/Coastal Restoration.
  11. Utomo, H.S.2004.DNA important with rice crops as well as crimes.LSU AgCenter web page.

Brochures/Technical Publications:

  1. Utomo, H.S. 2009. A brochure entitled; “PolyC15 – Polycross Seed of Genetically Diverse Smooth Cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora Loisel.).”
  2. Knott, C. and H.S. Utomo. 2013. "Coastal Plants Program: Large-scale Production". Brochure Publication No. 3199.
  3. Knott, C. and H.S. Utomo. 2013. "Coastal Plants Program: Plant Variety Development”. Brochure Publication No. 3231.
  4. Knott, C. and H.S. Utomo. 2013. "LSU AgCenter Coastal Plants Program Push Card". Brochure Publication No. MISC-95.

Research Findings Featured in Media

  1. Utomo, H.S. 2012. Aerial Seeding of Cordgrass Refined. Coastal Clips No. 27 (Winter 2012 Edition). Publication of the Louisiana Sea Grants College Program.
  2. Utomo, H.S. 2012. On the cover of Louisiana Agriculture Magazine; Herry Utomo is one of the LSU AgCenter scentists helping to create fast-growing plants for coastal restoration. (Fall 2012 Vol. 55, No. 4)
  3. Utomo, H.S. 2008. Popular press – LSU AgCenter web publication:“Wetland researchers meet” News Release Distributed 11/19/08.Writer: Rick Bogren at (225) 578-5839 or rbogren@agcenter.lsu.edu Link: http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/communications/news/....
  4. Utomo, H.S. 2006. Seed-based propagation technology and direct seedling application in smooth cordgrass research were featured in “Popular Science, February 2006 edition” by Michael Behar, entitled:Five Bold Ideas for Hurricane-Proof New Orleans (Part 2. Engineered Wetlands: Restore nature's barriers against storms - quickly!).
  5. Utomo, H.S. 2005. Bulrush research was featured in “Sea and Coast – 2005, Fall edition” by Elizabeth Coleman, entitled: Re-engineering Bulwhip.
  6. Utomo, H.S.2004.DNA marker for rice.TV2 WBRZ Baton Rouge aired at 6:00 and 10:00 pm news and the following day at 12:00 news.
  7. Utomo, H.S.2004.DNA important with rice crops as well as crimes.LSU AgCenter web page.
  8. Utomo, H.S.2004.Genetic markers in rice. Sunday Advocate, Baton Rouge, LA.Business section - Farm Briefs.P. 3I Farm Briefs.
  9. Utomo, H.S.2004. DNA important with rice crops as well as crimes.Crowley Signal.
  10. Utomo, H.S.2004.DNA data can accelerate rice variety development; Delta Farm Press-

  1. 2016 Patent Recipient Recognition (US PP25,271 P3) (2016)
  2. 2016 Patent Recipient Recognition (US PP25,272 P3) (2016)
  3. 2016 Patent Recipient Recognition (US PP25,273 P3) (2016)
  4. 2016 Patent Recipient Recognition (US 201500020271) (2016)
  5. 2016 Patent Recipient Recognition (US 201500020272) (2016)
  6. 2016 Patent Recipient Recognition (US 201500020270) (2016)
  7. 2017 Patent Recipient Recognition (USPTO 14/943,177) (2017)

  1. Tipton Team Research Award (Dec. 17, 2007).
  2. Recipient of 2012 Louisiana Agriculture Award for “Article of the Year”, entitled: Aerial planting of smooth cordgrass using a fixed-wing airplane and airboat.
  3. Diaspora Champion Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Indonesian Diaspora Network, USA (2014).
  4. Recipient of Endowed Avalon A. Daggett Professorship, LSU AgCenter – Rice Research Station (2012).
  5. 2017 PVP (Plant Varietal Protection) Rice ‘Frontiere’ (Reg. CV-150, PI 674794).

Marker-Assisted Breeding and Development of New Molecular Markers for Important Traits in Louisiana Rice Production (01/01/2018 – 12/31/2018). [PI: H.S. Utomo, Co-PIs: (S.L. Linscombe, and D. Groth)].Louisiana Rice Research Board. $31,763.

Rice Grain Quality Enhancement: Characterization of grain quality among elite high protein lines and development of herbicide resistant rice (01/01/2018 – 12/31/2018). [PI: I. Wenefrida, Co-PIs: (H.S. Utomo, S.D. Linscombe)] Louisiana Rice Research Board. $31,763.

Marker-Assisted Breeding and Development of New Molecular Markers for Important Traits in Louisiana Rice Production (01/01/2017 – 12/31/2017). [PI: H.S. Utomo, Co-PIs: (S.L. Linscombe, and D. Groth)].Louisiana Rice Research Board. $31,763.

Rice Grain Quality Enhancement: Characterization of grain quality among elite high protein lines and development of herbicide resistant rice (01/01/2017 – 12/31/2017). [PI: I. Wenefrida, (Co-PIs: H.S. Utomo (Co-PI), S.D. Linscombe] Louisiana Rice Research Board. $31,763.

Marker-Assisted Breeding and Development of New Molecular Markers for Important Traits in Louisiana Rice Production (01/01/2016 – 12/31/2016). ). [PI: H.S. Utomo, Co-PIs: (S.L. Linscombe, and D. Groth)].Louisiana Rice Research Board. $31,763.

Rice Grain Quality Enhancement: Characterization of grain quality among elite high protein lines and development of herbicide resistant rice (01/01/2016 – 12/31/2016). [PI: I. Wenefrida, Co-PIs: (H.S. Utomo, S.D. Linscombe)]. Louisiana Rice Research Board. $28,875.

Marker-Assisted Breeding and Development of New Molecular Markers for Important Traits in Louisiana Rice Production (01/01/2015 – 12/31/2015[PI: H.S. Utomo, Co-PIs: (S.L. Linscombe, and D. Groth)]. Louisiana Rice Research Board. $28,875.

Rice Grain Quality Enhancement: Characterization of grain quality among elite high protein lines and development of herbicide resistant rice (01/01/2015 – 12/31/2015). [(I. Wenefrida, [PI: I. Wenefrida, Co-PIs: (H.S. Utomo, S.D. Linscombe)]. Louisiana Rice Research Board. $24,000.

Marker-Assisted Breeding and Development of New Molecular Markers for Important Traits in Louisiana Rice Production (01/01/2014 – 12/31/2014). [PI: H.S. Utomo, Co-PIs: (S.L. Linscombe, and D. Groth)]. Louisiana Rice Research Board. $24,000.

Rice Grain Quality Enhancement: Characterization of grain quality among elite high protein lines and development of herbicide resistant rice (01/01/2014 – 12/31/2014). [PI: I. Wenefrida, Co-PIs: (H.S. Utomo, S.D. Linscombe)]. Louisiana Rice Research Board. $24,000.

Marker-Assisted Breeding and Development of New Molecular Markers for Important Traits in Louisiana Rice Production (01/01/2013 – 12/31/2013). [PI: H.S. Utomo, Co-PIs: (S.L. Linscombe, and D. Groth)]. Louisiana Rice Research Board. $24,000.

Rice Grain Quality Enhancement: Characterization of grain quality among elite high protein lines and development of herbicide resistant rice (01/01/2013 – 12/31/2013). [PI: I. Wenefrida, Co-PIs: (H.S. Utomo, S.D. Linscombe)]. Louisiana Rice Research Board. $24,000.

Hatch Funds, H. Utomo (PI). Development of Seed-Based Technology for Coastal Erosion Control, $60,000 (09/01/2012 to 2/28/2014).

Louisiana Sea Grant. $169,982.Herry S. Utomo (PI), Ida Wenefrida (Co-PI), and Steve Linscombe (Co-PI). Enhancing Seed Versatility and Protection against Biological and Coastal Environmental Variables to Improve Success Rates of Smooth Cordgrass Aerial Seeding (02/01/2012 to 08/31/2014.

Marker-Assisted Breeding and Development of New Molecular Markers for Important Traits in Louisiana Rice Production (01/01/2011 – 12/31/2011). [(PI: Utomo, H.S.), (Co-PIs: S.L. Linscombe, and D. Groth)].Louisiana Rice Research Board. $27,500.

Genetic improvement, allelic diversity determination of polycross population, and aerial seeding of smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) for large scale saltmarsh restoration. Utomo, H.S. and I. Wenefrida.USDA - NIFA Special rants.09/15/2010 - 09/14/2012. $40,000.

Genetic improvement, allelic diversity determination of polycross population, and aerial seeding of smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) for large-scale saltmarsh restoration. Utomo, H.S. and I. Wenefrida. USDA - NIFA Special Grants (09/15/2010 - 09/14/2012). $49,000.

Biological Approaches to Coastal Wetlands Restoration. C. Knott (SPESS), H.S. Utomo (Rice Research Station), P.K. Subudhi (SPESS), and N. Baisakh (SPESS). USDA- NIFA Special Grant. 09/15/2009 - 09/14/2011. $387,064.

Marker-assisted breeding and development of new markers for genetic improvement of southern U.S. rice. Utomo, H.S., S. Linscombe, D. Groth, X. Sha. Louisiana Rice Research Board. 01/01/2009 - 12/31/2009. $24,000

Biological Approaches to Coastal Wetlands Restoration. Harrison, S.A., M. Materne, C. Knott, P.K. Subudhi, H.S. Utomo (LSU AgCenter). USDA CSREES /NIFA 09/15/2007 - 09/14/2009 $525,035..

Louisiana Rice Research Board (H.S. Utomo (PI), Co-PIs: S.L. Linscombe, and X. Sha).2004 ($22,000); 2005 ($25,000); 2006 ($22,500); 2007 ($22,500), 2008 ($22,500).Title: Marker-Assisted Breeding and Development of New Markers for Genetic Improvement of the Southern U.S.

Development of Seed-Based Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass) Propagation Technology for Coastal Wetlands. [(H.S. Utomo (PI), Co-PIs: M. Materne, S.A. Harrison, and S.D. Linscombe)]. Louisiana Sea Grant. 02/01/2006-01/31/2008. $123,166.

Biological Approaches to Coastal Wetlands Restoration. [(S.A. Harrison (PI), Co-PIs: M. Materne, P.K. Subudhi, H.S. Utomo)].USDA CSREES. 09/15/2005-09/14/2007.$525,035 ($123,108 to HSU).

Biological Approaches to Coastal Wetlands Restoration. [(S.A. Harrison, PI), Co-PIs: (M. Materne; P.K. Subudhi; H.S. Utomo)]. 09/15/2004-09/14/2006.$525,035 ($110,000 to HSU).

Biological Approaches to Coastal Wetlands Restoration. [S.A. Harrison (PI), Co-PIs: (P. Subudhi, T. Croughan, H.S. Utomo, G. Breitenbeck, R. Schneider, M. Cohn, M. Materne). USDA CSREES. 9/15/03-9/14/05.$557,232 ($110,000 to HSU).

Biological Approaches to Coastal Wetlands Restoration. [S.A Harrison (PI); Co-PIs: (T. Croughan, P. Subudhi, G. Breitenbeck, M. Cohn, R. Schneider, H.S. Utomo, M. Materne). USDA CSREES. 9/15/02-9/14/04.$557,232.

Field Evaluation and Selection of Improved California Bulrush (Schoenoplectus californicus) and Seaoats (Uniola paniculata) Populations for Coastal Restoration. CREST (The Coastal Restoration and Enhancement through Science and Technology).[(P.K. Subudhi (PI), Co-PIs: (H.S. Utomo, and S.A. Harrison)].01/01/2005-01/10/2007.$61,108.

Coastal area research enhancement in support of genetic improvement of native coastal wetlands creation and restoration. [S.A. Harrison (PI/PD); Co-PIs: (C. Knott; P.K. Subudhi, and H.S. Utomo)]. Board of Regents. 2007-2010. $915,146.

Biological Approaches to Coastal Wetlands Restoration. [Knott, C., P.K. Subudhi, H.S. Utomo, and M. Materne]. USDA - NIFA Special Grants 09/15/2008- 09/14/2010. $387,060.

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