The following is a list of technical publications authored by members and collaborators of AgMEQ laboratory. The publications are listed in chronological order and hyperlinks to publishers websites and open access pdf's are provided where available.
The effect of probe geometry on rind puncture resistance testing of maize stalks Cook D.D., Meehan K.*, Asatiani L.*, Robertson D.J. The Effect of Probe Geometry on Rind Puncture Resistance Testing of Maize Stalks. Plant Methods 16:65 (2020) DOI:10.1186/s13007-020-00610-8
Diverse maize hybrids are structurally inefficient at resisting wind induced bending forces that cause stalk lodging Stubbs C., Seegmiller K.*, McMahan C., Sekhon R., Robertson D.J. Diverse Maize Hybrids are Structurally Inefficient at Resisting Wind Induced Bending Forces that Cause Stalk Lodging. Plant Methods 16:67 (2020) DOI:10.1186/s13007-020-00608-2
A novel rind puncture technique to measure rind thickness and diameter in plant stalks Seegmiller, W.H., Graves, J. & Robertson, D.J. A novel rind puncture technique to measure rind thickness and diameter in plant stalks. Plant Methods 16, 44 (2020). DOI:10.1186/s13007-020-00587-4
DARLING: a device for assessing resistance to lodging in grain crops | Plant Methods | Full Text Cook D., de la Chapelle W.*, Lin T.C.*, Lee S.*, Sun W.*, Robertson D., DARLING: A Device for Assessing Resistance to Lodging In Grain Crops. Plant Methods 15:1 (2019) DOI:10.1186/s13007-019-0488-7
Book Chapter: Bending Stress in Plant Stems: Models and Assumptions. Stubbs C.*, Baban N.*, Robertson D., Alzube L., Cook D. Springer, Plant Biomechanics, Eds. A. Geitmann and J.Grill. (June 2018) DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-79099-2_3
Preventing lodging in bioenergy crops: a biomechanical analysis of maize stalks suggests a new approach. Von Forell G., Robertson D., Cook D. Journal of Experimental Botany (2015), doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv108
Corn stalk lodging: a forensic engineering approach provides insights into failure patterns and mechanisms. Robertson D., Julias M., Gardunia B., Barten T., Cook, D. Journal of Crop Science 55:2833-2841 (2015)