James Kelly Ph.D.

James Kelly

kellyj@msu.edu
Telephone: (517) 353-0169

University Distinguished Professor - Dry bean breeding and genetics for drought tolerance and disease resistance. International agriculture.


Location:

Plant and Soil Sciences Building
1066 Bogue Street, Room 370
East Lansing, MI 48824

Education:

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin

Publications:

Cichy, K.A., A. Fernandez,  A. Kilian, J.D. Kelly, C.H. Galeano, S. Shaw, M. Brick, D. Hodkinson and E. Troxtell. 2014. QTL analysis of canning quality and color retention in black beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Molecular Breeding 33:139-154. doi: 10.1007/s11032-013-9940-y.

Kelly, J.D., G.V. Varner, K.A. Cichy, and E.M. Wright. 2014. Registration of ‘Powderhorn’ great northern bean. J. Plant Registrations 8:1-4. doi:10.3198/jpr2013.05.0020crc.

Mendoza, F.A., K. Cichy, R. Lu and J.D. Kelly. 2014. Evaluation of canning quality traits in black beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) by visible/near-infrared spectroscopy. Food Bioprocess Technol. DOI 10.1007/s11947-014-1285-y

Miklas, P.N., J. D. Kelly, J. R. Steadman and S. McCoy. 2014. Registration of partial white mold resistant pinto bean germplasm line USPT-WM-12. J. Plant Registrations 8:

Mukeshimana, G., L. Butare, P.B. Cregan, M. W. Blair and J. D. Kelly. 2014. Quantitative Trait Loci associated with drought tolerance in common bean. Crop Sci. 54: 923-938.doi: 10.2135/cropsci2013.06.0427.

Mukeshimana, G., A.L. Lasley, W.H. Loescher and J.D. Kelly. 2014. Identification of shoot traits related to drought tolerance in common bean seedlings. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 139:1-11.

Sousa, L.L.,  A. S. Cruz, P. S. Vidigal Filho, V. A. Vallejo, J. D. Kelly and M.C. Gonçalves-Vidigal. 2014. Genetic mapping of the resistance allele Co-52 to Colletotrichum lindemuthianum in the common bean MSU 7-1 line.  Aust. J. Crop Science 8:317-323.

Mukeshimana, G., Y. Ma, A. E. Walworth, G-q. Song, and J. D. Kelly. 2013. Factors influencing regeneration and Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Plant Biotechnol. Rep. 7:59-70. doi:10.1007/s11816-012-0237-0.

Miklas, P.N., L. D. Porter, J. D. Kelly, and J. R. Myers 2013. Characterization of white mold disease avoidance in common bean. European J. Plant Pathology. 135:525–543. doi:10.1007/s10658-012-0153-8.

Porch, T.G.,  J. S. Beaver, D. G. Debouck, S. Jackson, J.D. Kelly,  and H. Dempewolf.  2013. Use of wild relatives and closely related species to adapt common bean to climate change. Agronomy 3:433-461.

Kelly, J.D., G.V. Varner, K.A. Cichy, and E.M. Wright. 2012. Registration of ‘Rosetta’ pink bean. J. Plant Registrations 6: 229-232. doi: 10.3198/jpr2012.03.0142crc.

Kelly, J.D., G.V. Varner, W. Mkwaila, K.A. Cichy, and E.M. Wright. 2012. Registration of ‘Eldorado’ pinto bean. J. Plant Registrations 6: 233-237. doi: 10.3198/jpr2012.02.0140crc.

Kelly, J.D., G.V. Varner, K.A. Cichy, and E.M. Wright. 2012. Registration of ‘Snowdon’ white kidney bean. J. Plant Registrations 6: 239-242. doi: 10.3198/jpr2012.03.0146crc.

Heilig, J.A., and J.D. Kelly. 2012. Performance of dry bean genotypes grown under organic and conventional production systems in Michigan. Agron. J.104:1485-1492. doi:10.2134/agronj2012.0082.

Mkwaila, W., K.A. Terpstra, M. Ender, and J.D. Kelly. 2011. Identification of QTL for resistance to white mold in wild and landrace germplasm of common bean. Plant Breeding130:665-672.

Miklas, P.N., S. P. Singh, H. Terán, J. D. Kelly, and J. R. Smith. 2011. Registration of common bacterial blight resistant cranberry dry bean germplasm line USCR-CBB-20. J. Plant Reg. 5:98-102.

Wright, E.M., and J.D. Kelly. 2011. Mapping QTL for seed yield and canning quality following processing of black bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Euphytica 179:471–484.

Kelly, J.D., G.V. Varner, and B. Long. 2010. Registration of ‘Santa Fe’ pinto bean. J. Plant Reg. 4:12-16.

Kelly, J.D., G.V. Varner, and E.M. Wright. 2010. Registration of ‘Bellagio’ cranberry bean. J. Plant Reg. 4: 171-174.

Kwapata, K., R. Sabzikar, M. B. Sticklen, and J. D. Kelly. 2010. In vitro regeneration and morphogenesis studies in common bean. Plant Cell Tiss Organ Cult: J. Plant Biotechnology. 100:97–105.

Cichy, K.A., M. W. Blair, C. H. Galeno-Mendoza, S. S. Snapp, and J. D. Kelly. 2009. QTL analysis of root architecture traits and low phosphorus tolerance in an Andean bean population. Crop Sci. 49:59-68.

Kelly, J.D., G.V.Varner, P. O’Boyle, and B. Long. 2009. Registration of ‘Zorro’ black bean. J. Plant Registrations 3:226-230.

Kelly, J.D., G.V.Varner, B. Roman, and B. Long. 2009. Registration of ‘Fuji’ Otebo bean. J. Plant Registrations 3:223-225.

Tako, E.,  R.P. Glahn, J. M. Laparra, R.M. Welch, X. Lei, J.D. Kelly, M.A. Rutzke and D.D. Miller. 2009. Iron and zinc bioavailabilities to pigs from red and white beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) are similar.  J. Agric. Food Chem. 57: 3134–3140.

 

Websites of Interest:

Bean Breeding and Genetics Laboratory 

 
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