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  • Marks, R. A., Van Der Pas, L., Schuster, J., Gilman, I.S., VanBuren, R. (2024). Convergent evolution of desiccation tolerance in grasses. Nature Plants. DOI: 10.1038/s41477-024-01729-5. PDF

  • Marks, R. A., Delgado, P., Makonya, G. M., Cooper, K., VanBuren, R., Farrant, J. M. (2024). Higher order polyploids exhibit enhanced desiccation tolerance in the grass Microchloa caffra. Journal of Experimental Botany. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erae126 PDF

  • Marks, R.A. (2024), Resurrection plants revisited: bridging the gap between bryophytes and angiosperms to decode desiccation tolerance. New Phytologist. DOI: 10.1111/nph.19719 PDF

  • Shorinola, O., Marks, R.A., Emmrich, P., Jones, C., Odeny, D., Chapman M.A. (2024). Integrative and inclusive genomics to promote the use of underutilized crops. Nature Communications. 14:1292441. doi:10.1038/s41467-023-44535-x. PDF

  • Marks, R.A., and Farrant J.M. (2023). Editorial: Women in plant biotechnology 2022. Frontiers in Plant Science. 14:1292441. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2023.129244. PDF

  • Sharaf, A., Ndiribe, C.C.,…, Marks, R. A., et al. (2023). Bridging the gap in African biodiversity genomics and bioinformatics. Nature Biotechnology. DOI:10.1038/s41587-023-01933-2 PDF

  • Marks R. A., Amézquita E. J., Percival, S., Rougon-Cardoso, A., Chibici-Revneanu, C., Tebele, S. M., Farrant, J. M., Chitwood, D. H., VanBuren, R. (2023). Global disparaties in plant science; a legacy of colonialism, partiarchy, and exclusion. PNAS. 120, 10. DOI:10.1073/pnas.2217564120. PDF

  • Tebele, S., Marks, R. A., Farrant, J. M. (2023). Exploring the root-associated microbiome of the resurrection plant Myrothamnus flabellifolia. Plant and Soil. DOI:10.1007/s11104-023-06019-1. PDF

  • Interdisciplinary Plant Science Consortium (2023). Inclusive collaboration across plant physiology and genomics: Now is the time! Plant Direct. 7( 5), e493. DOI:10.1002/pld3.493. PDF

  • Marks R. A.Mbobe, M., Greyling, M., Pretorius, J., McLetchie, D. N., VanBuren, R., and Farrant, J.M. (2022). Variability in functional trait along an environmental gradient in the South African resurrection plant Myrothamnus flabellifolia. Plants. 11(10):1332. DOI:10.3390/plants11101332. PDF

  • Marks, R.A., Hotaling, S., Frandsen, P.B. VanBuren, R. (2021). Representation and participation across 20 years of plant genome sequencing. Nature Plants. 7, 1571–1578. DOI:10.1038/s41477-021-01031-8 PDF

  • Marks R. A., Farrant, J. M., McLetchie, D. N., VanBuren, R. (2021). Unexplored dimensions of variability in vegetative desiccation tolerance. The American Journal of Botany. 108: 1-13. DOI:10.1002/ajb2.1588. PDF

  • Marks R. A., Smith, J. J., VanBuren, R., McLetchie, D. N. (2020). Expression dynamics of dehydration tolerance across a population of the tropical liverwort Marchantia inflexa. The Plant Journal. DOI:10.1111/tpj.15052. PDF

  • Marks, R. A., Pike, B., McLetchie, D. N. (2019). Water stress tolerance tracks environmental exposure and exhibits a fluctuating sexual dimorphism in a tropical liverwort. Oecologia. 191: 791-802. DOI:10.1007/s00442-019-04538-2. PDF

  • Marks, R. A., Smith, J .J., Cronk, Q., Grassa, C.J., McLetchie, D. N. (2019). Genome of the tropical plant Marchantia inflexa: implications for sex chromosome evolution and dehydration tolerance. Scientific Reports. 9: 1-13. DOI:10.1038/s41598-019-45039-9. PDF

  • Marks, R. A., Smith, J .J., Cronk, Q., McLetchie, D. N. (2017). Variation in the bacteriome of the tropical liverwort, Marchantia inflexa, between the sexes and across habitats. Symbiosis. 75: 93-101. DOI:10.1007/s13199-017-0522-3. PDF

  • Marks, R. A., Burton, J. F., McLetchie, D. N. (2016). Sex differences and plasticity in dehydration tolerance: insight form a tropical liverwort. Annals of Botany. 118: 347-56. DOI:10.1093/aob/mcw102. PDF

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