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Dr. Barbara Liedl

Associate Professor
West Virginia Regional Technology Park
1740 Union Carbide Drive
Bldg 740, Room 3326
South Charleston, WV 25303
Phone 304-932-0843
FAX: 304-204-4326
email: liedlbe@wvstateu.edu

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Plant Breeding and Genetics, Sustainable Agriculture

TEACHING

Genetics, Introductory Biology, General Botany, Biotechnology

EDUCATION

1989 Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Major: Horticulture, Minor: Genetics
1985 M.S. University of Minnesota, Major: Plant Breeding; Minor: Plant Physiology
1982 B.S. Purdue University, Horticultural Production

GRANTS (in the last 5 years)

  • USDA Evans-Allen Project entitled “Breeding Fresh Market Tomatoes for Protected Culture Production” to Barbara E. Liedl to run 10/1/15 thru 9/30/19.
  • NE SARE PDP for $16,633 entitled “Enhancing Farm Viability and Profitability through Improved Specialty Crop Production and Handling with Barbara E. Liedl as PD to run from 10/1/15 thru 9/30/16
  • WV Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant for $16,000 entitled “Maximizing Profitability and Productivity for Sustainable Multiple Vegetable Crop Production in West Virginia High Tunnels” with Barbara E. Liedl as PI and the following collaborators John Porter (WVU) and Doolarie Singh-Knights (WVU) to run from 10/1/14 thru 9/30/17.
  • USDA NIFA CBG project for $97,507 entitled “Developing a Comprehensive High Tunnel App as a New Tool for Building Capacity for Agricultural Extension at Two Appalachian 1890 Land Grant Institutions” Dr. Siddhartha Dasgupta of Kentucky State University to run 10/1/14 thru 9/30/17.
  • USDA EIP project $30,000 subaward entitled “Extension Implementation Program in West Virginia” to be led by Dr. R. Chandran and includes J.O. Williams, D. Frank, M. Rahman, M. Danilovich, S. Owen, B. E. Liedl, S. Starcher, M-B. Bennett and M. Harman from 8/1/14 thru 7/31/17 #2014-70006-22578
  • Extension Risk Management Education (ERME) for $25,000 to Dr. Doolarie Singh-Knights at WVU to fund a project entitled “Growing Agritourism and Farm-Based Education in West Virginia - Managing Risks for Improved Income Diversification” with Barbara Liedl, WVSU and Cindy Martel, WVDA to run 7/1/14 thru 6/30/15
  • WV NRCS for $9,100 to Barbara E. Liedl to fund a project entitled “High Tunnel Outreach and Training” to run October 1, 2014-September 30, 2017.
  • NASA Space Grant Award to Hannah Cavender, MS graduate student entitled “Synthesizing and Trialing Triesterified Monosacchardies on the Biocontrol Generalist Predator, Green Lacewing, Chrysoperia rufilabris”.  $1,961 (Academic year 2014-2015).
  • NE SARE PDP for $16,663 entitled “Enhancing Farm Viability and Profitability through Improved Specialty Crop Production and Handling with Barbara E. Liedl as PD to run from 10/1/14 thru 9/30/15
  • NASA Faculty Research Enhancement Award (REA) for $1,910 entitled “Exploring Multiplexing as a Means to Maximize Obtainment of Molecular Data for Phylogenetic Evaluation of Rubus Species Diversity in West Virginia” to Barbara E. Liedl and Doug Bright to run Fall 2014-Spring 2015.
  • NE SARE PDP for $4,996 entitled “Support for “Sustaining family farms and their communities by building new capacity to enter and compete in locally accessible higher-value markets”” with Barbara E. Liedl as PD to run from 10/1/13 thru 9/30/14
  • USDA NIFA CBG Project entitled “Understanding Segregation Distortion and Reproductive Barriers Improves Breeders Ability to Transfer Traits from Wild Species to Cultivated” to Barbara E. Liedl to run 10/1/12 thru 9/30/16 with $299,743.
  • USDA Evans-Allen Project entitled “Developing and Trialing Horticultural Crops and Production Systems for Small Farms in WV” to Barbara E. Liedl to run 10/1/10 thru 9/30/15. 
 

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

  • Labate, J.A., Grandillo, S., Fulton, T., Munos, S., Caicedo, A., Peralta, I., Ji, Y., Chetelat, et al. (2007).  Tomato. p. 1-125. In Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants: Volume 5 Vegetables, C. Kole (ed).  Springer Publishing Co. NY.
  • Mutschler, M. A., B. E. Liedl.  (1994).  Interspecific Crossing Barriers in Lycopersicon and their Relationship to Self-Incompatibility, pp. 164-188.  In:  Genetic Control of Self-incompatibility and Reproductive Development in Flowering Plants, E. G. Williams, A. E. Clarke and R. B. Knox (eds).  Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Liedl, B. E., N. O. Anderson.  (1993).  Reproductive barriers:  identification, uses and circumvention.  Plant Breeding Reviews  11:11-154.

Edited Book

  • Liedl, B.E., J.A. Labate, J.R. Stommel, A. Slade and C. Kole.  (2013).  Genetics Genomics and Breeding of Tomato.  Genetics, Genomics and Breeding Series, Boca Raton, FL:  CRC Press. 

Referred Journals

  • Anderson, N.O., P.D. Ascher, V. Fritz, C. Rohwer, S. Yao, P. Johnson, B.E. Liedl, J. Reith-Rozelle, L. Klossner and N. Eash.  (2015). Chrysanthemum xhybridum Mammoth™ ‘Dark Bronze Daisy’ Garden Chrysanthemum.  HortScience 50(8):1260-1264.
  • Anderson, N.O., E. Gesick, V. Fritz, C. Rohwer, S. Yao, P. Johnson, S. Poppe, B.E. Liedl, L. Klossner, N. Eash and J. Reith-Rozelle.  (2014). Mammoth™ Series Garden Chrysanthemum ‘Lavender Daisy’.  HortScience 49(12):1600-1604.
  • Anderson, N.O., V. Fritz, C. Rohwer, S. Poppe, B.E. Liedl, S. Yao, P. Johnson, J. Reith-Rozelle, L. Klossner and N. Eash.  (2014).  Chrysanthemum xhybridum Mammoth™ ‘Dark Pink Daisy’ Garden Chrysanthemum.  HortScience 49(12):1595-1599.
  • Anderson, N.O., S. Poppe, P.D. Ascher, E. Gesick, S. Yao, D. Wildung, P. Johnson, V. Fritz, J. Hebal, L. Klossner, N. Eash, B.E. Liedl, and J. Reith-Rozell.  (2012).  Mammoth™ ‘Yellow Quill’ Garden Chrysanthemum.  HortScience 47(2):285-288.
  • Anderson, N., L. Klossner, N. Eash, V. Fritz, M. Wang, S. Poppe, J. Reith-Rozell, D. Wildung, S. Yao, P. Johnson, and B. E. Liedl.  (2008).  Gaura lindheimeri ‘Snowstorm’:  A new Z6 Heat/frost-tolerant Container and Landscaping Perennial.  HortScience 44(5): 1481-1483
  • Liedl, B. E., J. Bombardiere and J.M. Chatfield. 2006. Fertilizer potential of liquid and solid effluent from thermophilic anaerobic digestion of poultry waste. Water Science and Technology 53(8):69-79.
  • Liedl, B. E., M. Cummins, A. Young, M. L. Williams and J. M. Chatfield. 2004. Hydroponic lettuce production using liquid effluent from poultry waste bioremediation as a nutrient source.  Acta Hort 659:721-728.
  • Liedl, B. E., M. Cummins, A. Young, M. L. Williams and J. M. Chatfield. 2004. Liquid effluent from poultry waste bioremediation as a potential nutrient source for hydroponic tomato production.  Acta Hort 659: 647-652.
  • Mutschler, M. A., R. W. Doerge, S.-C. Liu, J. P. Kuai, B. E. Liedl, J. A. Shapiro.  (1996). QTL analysis of pest resistance in the wild tomato, Lycopersicon pennellii:  QTL controlling acylsugar level and composition. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 92:709-718.
  • Liedl, B. E., S. McCormick, M. A. Mutschler. (1996).  Unilateral incongruity is distinct from self-incompatibility in expression, timing and location in crosses involving Lycopersicon pennellii and L. esculentum.  Sexual Plant Reproduction 9(5): 299-307
  • Liedl, B. E., D. M. Lawson, J. A. Shapiro, K. K.White, D. E. Cohen, W. G. Carson, J. T. Trumble, M. A. Mutschler.  (1995).  Acylsugars of wild tomato Lycopersicon pennellii (Corr.) D’Arcy alters settling and reduces oviposition of Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae).  Journal of Economic Entomology 88:742-748.
  • Liu, S.-C., B. E. Liedl, M. A. Mutschler.  (1995).  Alterations of the manifestations of hybrid breakdown in Lycopersicon esulentum x L. pennellii F2 populations containing L. esculentum versus L. pennellii cytoplasm. Sexual Plant Reproduction 8(6):361-368.
  • Liedl, B. E., N. O. Anderson.  (1994).  Statistical differentiation between self incompatibility and pseudo-self compatibility in Petunia hybrida  Hort. using female and male coefficient of crossability.  Sex. Plant Reprod.  7:229-238.
  • Ingersoll, J. C., M. Rothenberg, B. E. Liedl, K. Folkerts, D. Garvin, M. R. Hanson, J. J. Doyle, M. A. Mutschler.  (1994).  A novel anther-expressed adh-homologous gene in Lycopersicon esculentum. Plant Mol. Biol.  26:1875-1891.
  • Liedl, B. E., S. McCormick, M. A. Mutschler.  (1993).  A clearing technique for histochemical localization of GUS activity in pollen tubes and ovules of Lycopersicon.  Plant Mol. Biol. Reporter 11:194-201.
  • Anderson, N. O., B. E. Liedl, P. D. Ascher, R. E. Widmer, S. L. Desborough. (1988).  Evaluating self incompatibility in Chrysanthemum:  The influence of ovule number.  Sex. Plant Reprod.  1:173-181.
  • Anderson, N. O., B. E. Liedl, P. D. Ascher, S. L. Desborough.  (1989).  Distinguishing between self incompatibility and other reproductive barriers in plants using male (MCC) and female (FCC) coefficient of crossability. Sex. Plant Reprod.  2:116-126.
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