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Vitae and Publications List


David P. Horvath, Plant Physiologist

Plant Science Research

USDA, ARS, Biosciences Research Laboratory

Fargo, ND 58105




B.S., PurdueUniversity, December, 1985.  Major in Biology; Minor in Genetics


Ph.D., MichiganStateUniversity, March, 1993.  Thesis Title: Cloning, characterization and regulation of four cold-induced genes from Arabidopsisthaliana.




Undergraduate Research Assistant, PurdueUniversity under Dr. Jeff Bennetzen. Project: Determination of Ld 50 for various stresses on maize seedlings. 1982-1984
Graduate Research Assistant, WashingtonStateUniversity under Dr. Mike Thomashow. Project: Identification of cAMP induced changes in gene expression in plants. 1985-1986
Graduate Research Assistant, MichiganStateUniversity under Dr. Mike Thomashow. Project: Identification, cloning and regulation of cold-induced genes from Arabidopsisthaliana. 1986-1993
Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, USDA/ARS/NCSL under Dr. Lynn Dahleen. Project: Identification of PCR based markers linked to the durable rust resistance loci Rpg1 in barley. 1993-1995
Plant Physiologist, USDA/ARS/BRL. Projects: Elucidation of signal transduction pathway(s) controlling root bud dormancy in leafy spurge; Identification of molecular markers associated with insect resistance in leafy spurge. 1995-present
            Adjunct Faculty, Department of Plant Sciences, North DakotaStateUniversity. 1999-present.
            Adjunct Faculty, Plant Sciences Department, South DakotaStateUniversity. 2009-present.


Grants, Honors, Awards and Memberships in Professional Organizations
Recieved a grant from TEAM Leafy Spurge to study genetic barriers inhibiting  Aphthona spp. establishment. 1999.   
United States Agency for International Development (USAID): $55,000, “Generation of Cassava Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) and Analysis of Expressed Genes using Microarray Technique,” Gedil, M., Dixon, A., and Anderson, J. V. (Co-PI), and Horvath, D. P., 2001-2003.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID): $150,000, “Development of Euphorbiaceae-Specific Microarrays for Analysis of Differentially-Expressed Genes in Cassava,” Anderson, J. V. (P.I.), Dixon, A., and Horvath, D. P., 2003-2005.
United States Department of Agriculture- National Research initiatives (USDA-NRI): $158,300, " Identifying mechanisms of maize/weed competition using physical, stable isotope, and microarray analyses,” Clay, S., and Horvath, D.P., 2008-2010.
2 yr SDSU Bridge grant, total $20,000 “Mechanistically Describing Maize/Weed Competition Conditions Using Stable Isotopes and Genomic Microarray Analysis" S.A. Clay, D.E. Clay, and D. Horvath


Best Paper of the year, 2008, Weed Science Society of America
Membership in professional organizations

Member of Sigma Xi 1999-2000

Member of American Society of Plant Physiologists 1995-present
    Membership Commitee 2006-present

Member of International Society of Plant Molecular Biologists 2001-2003

Member of Northwest Regional Weed Science Association 2003-2005

Member of the Weed Science Society of America 2004-present
    Professional Development Committee 2006-present
    Website Committee 2006-present


Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications



1.    Hajela RK, Horvath DP, Gilmour SJ, and Thomashow MF (1990) Molecular cloning and expression of cor (cold-regulated) genes in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. 93:1246-1252.


2.    Horvath DP, McLarney BK, and Thomashow MF (1993) Regulation of Arabidopsis thaliana L.(Heyn) cor78 in response to low temperature. Plant Physiol. 103: 1047-1053.


3.    Horvath DP, Dahleen LS, Stebbing J, and Penner G (1995) A co-dominant PCR-based marker for assisted selection of durable stem rust resistance in barley. Crop Sci. 35: 1445-1450.


4.    Horvath DP (1998) Cloning by differential display of an intron‑encoded maturase‑like gene (Accession No. AF037452) from leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula). (PGR98-050). Plant Physiol. 116: 1193.


5.    Horvath DP and Olson PA (1998) Cloning and characterization of cold-regulated glycine-rich RNA-binding protein genes from leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) and comparison to heterologous genomic clones. Plant Mol. Biol. 38: 531-538.


6.    Horvath DP (1998) The role of specific plant organs and polar auxin transport in correlative inhibition of leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) root buds. Can J. Bot. 76: 1227-1231.


7.    Horvath DP (1999) Role of mature leaves in inhibition of root bud growth in Euphorbia esula L. Weed Sci. 47: 544-550.


8.    Anderson JV and Horvath DP (2000) Isolation of a cDNA clone (Accession # AF220527) encoding a light-harvesting chlorophyll a/b-binding protein (Lhcb1) in underground adventitious buds of leafy spurge. (PGR00-052) Plant Physiol. 122: 1457.


9.    Anderson. JV, Chao WS, and Horvath DP (2001) A current review on the regulation of dormancy in vegetative buds. Weed Sci. 49: 581-589. (Invited Article/Peer-Reviewed).


10.  Anderson JV and Horvath DP (2001) Random sequencing of cDNAs and identification of mRNAs. Weed Sci. 49: 590-597.


11.  Horvath DP, Chao WS, and Anderson JV (2002) Molecular analysis of signals controlling dormancy and growth in underground adventitious buds of leafy spurge. Plant Physiol. 28: 1439-1446.


12.  Horvath DP and Anderson JV (2002) A molecular approach to understanding root bud dormancy in leafy spurge. Weed Sci. 50: 227-231. (Invited Article/Peer-Reviewed).


13.  Horvath DP, Schaffer R, West M, and Wisman E (2003) Arabidopsis microarrays identify conserved and differentially expressed genes involved in shoot growth and development from distantly related plant species. Plant J. 34: 125-134.


14.  Horvath DP, Schaffer R, and Wisman E (2003) Identification of genes induced in emerging tillers of wild oat (Avena fatua) using Arabidopsis microarrays. Weed Sci. 51: 503–508.


15.  Horvath DP, Anderson JV, Chao WS, and Foley ME (2003) Knowing when to grow: signals regulating bud dormancy. Trends Plant Sci. 8: 534-540. (Invited-Article/Peer-Reviewed).


16.  Horvath DP and Schaffer R (2003) Urg1, a conserved and previously uncharacterized gene expressed preferentially in growing shoots of Arabidopsis and leafy spurge. Appl. Genomics Proteomics 2: 169-179.


17.  Anderson, JV, Delseny M, Fregene MA, Jorge V, Mba C, Lopez C, Restrepo S, Soto M, Piegu B, Verdier V, Cooke R, Tohme J, and Horvath DP (2004) An EST resource for cassava and other species of Euphorbiaceae. Plant Mol. Biol. 56: 527-539.


18.  Horvath DP, Anderson JV, Jia Y, and Chao WS (2005) Cloning, characterization and expression of growth regulator CYCLIN D3-2 in leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula). Weed Sci. 53: 431–437.


19.  Chao WS, Horvath DP, Anderson JV, and Foley ME (2005) Potential model weeds to study genomics, ecology, and physiology in the 21st century. Weed Sci. 53: 929-937. All authors contributed equally.


20.  Bodo Slotta TA, Foley ME, and Horvath DP (2005) Development of polymorphic markers for Cirsium arvense, Canada thistle, and their amplification in closely related taxa. Mol. Ecol. Notes 5: 917-919.


21.  Anderson JV, Gesch RW, Jia Y, Chao WS, and Horvath DP (2005) Seasonal shifts in dormancy status, carbohydrate metabolism, and related gene expression in crown buds of leafy spurge. Plant Cell Env. 28: 1567-1578.


22.  Horvath DP, Soto-Suárez M, ChaoWS, JiaY, and Anderson JV (2005) Transcriptome analysis of paradormancy release in root buds of leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula). Weed Sci. 53: 795-801.


23.  Chao WS, Serpe MD, Anderson JV, Gesch RW, and Horvath DP (2006) Sugars, hormones, and environment affects the dormancy status in underground adventitious buds of leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula). Weed Sci. 54: 59-68.


24.  Ying J, Anderson JV, Horvath DP, Gu Y-Q, Lym RG, and Chao WS (2006) Subtractive cDNA libraries identify differentially expressed genes in dormant and growing buds of leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula). Plant Mol Biol. 61: 329-44.


25.  Horvath DP, Anderson JV, Soto-Suárez M, and Chao WS (2006) Transcriptome analysis of leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) crown buds during shifts in well-defined phases of dormancy. Weed Sci. 54: 821–827.


26.  Horvath DP, Gulden R, and Clay SA (2006) Microarray analysis of late-season velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti) effect on corn. Weed Sci. 54: 983-994.
27.  Bodo Slotta TA, Rothhouse JM, Horvath DP, and Foley ME (2006) Genetic diversity of Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) in North Dakota. Weed Sci. 54: 1080-1085.

28.  Anderson JV, Horvath DP, Chao WS, Foley ME, Hernandez AG, Thimmapuram J, Liu L, Gong GL, Band M, Kim R, and Mikel MA (2007) Characterization of an EST database for the perennial weed leafy spurge: an important resource for weed biology research. Weed Sci. 55: 193-203.


29.  Chao WS, Foley ME, Horvath DP, and Anderson JV (2007) Signals regulating dormancy in vegetative buds. Int. J. of Plant Dev. Biol: 1: 49-56.

 30.      Horvath DP (2007) A novel reconstruction of the body armor from Sutton Hoo: Experimentation with designs based on 7th century pictorial evidence. AVISTA Forum Journal 16:5-13.


31.  Horvath DP and Clay S (2007) Heterologous hybridization of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) microarrays with velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti) reveals physiological responses due to corn competition. Weed Sci. 55: 546–557.


32.  Lokko Y, Anderson, JV, Rudd S, Raji A, Horvath DP, Mikel MA, Kim R, Liu L, Hernandez A, Dixon AGO, and Ingelbrecht IL (2007) Characterization of an 18,166 EST dataset for cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) enriched for drought-responsive genes. Plant Cell Rep. 26:1605–1618.


33.  Nicolaisen M, and Horvath DP (2008) A branch-inducing phytoplasma in Euphorbia pulcherrima associated with changes in expression of host genes. J. of Phytopathology. 156: 403 – 407.


34.  Varanasi V, Slotta T, and Horvath DP (2008) Cloning and characterization of a critical meristem developmental gene (EeSTM) from leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) Weed Sci. 56:490–495.


35.  Horvath DP, Chao WS, Suttle JC, Thimmapuram J, Anderson JV (2008) Transcriptome analysis identifies novel responses and potential regulatory genes involved in seasonal dormancy transitions of leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.). BMC Genomics. 9:536.


36.  Tranel P, and Horvath DP (2009) Molecular Biology and Genomics: New Tools for Weed Science. BioScience. 59:207-215.


37.  Clay DE, Clay SA, Horvath DP, Pullis J, Carlson CG, Hansen S, and Reicks G (2009) Corn (Zea mays) Response to Competition: Growth alteration vs Yield Limiting Factors. Agronomy J. 101: 1522-1529.


38.  Stewart CN Jr, Tranel PJ, Horvath DP, Anderson JV, Rieseberg L, Westwood J, Mallory-Smith C Zapiola ML, and Dlugosch KM (2009) Evolution of Weediness and Invasiveness: Charting the Course for Weed Genomics. Weed Sci. 57:451-462.


39.  Horvath DP (2009) Common mechanisms regulate flowering and dormancy. Plant Sci.177:523-531.


40.  Foley ME, Anderson JV, Horvath DP (2009) The effect of temperature, photoperiod, and vernalization on regrowth and flowering competence in Euphorbia esula (Euphorbiaceae) crown buds. Botany 87: 986-992.


41.  Horvath DP (2009) Genomics for weed science. Current Genomics 11: 47-51.


42.  Horvath DP, Chao WS, Kim D, Sung S (2010) Cloning, Characterization, and Regulation, of DORMANCY-ASSOCIATED MADS-BOX Genes from Leafy Spurge. Plant Mol. Biol. 73: 169-179


43.  Foley ME, Anderson JV, Chao WS, Dog˘ramacı M, Horvath DP (2010) Initial changes in the transcriptome of Euphorbia esula seeds induced to germinate with a combination of constant and diurnal alternating temperatures Plant Mol. Biol. 73:131-142


44.  M Doğramacı, Horvath DP, Chao WS, Foley ME, Christoffers MJ, Anderson JV (2010) Low temperature impacts dormancy status, flowering competence, and transcript profiles in crown buds of leafy spurge. Plant Mol. Biol. 73: 207-226


45.  Campbell MA, Gleichsner A, Alsbury R, Horvath DP, Suttle J (2010) The sprout inhibitors chlorpropham and 1,4-dimethylnaphthalene elicit different transcriptional profiles and do not suppress growth  through a prolongation of the dormant state. Plant Mol. Biol. 73:181-189


46.  Bodo-Slotta TA, Foley ME, Chao S, Hufbauer RA, and Horvath DP (2010) Assessing genetic diversity of Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle) in North America with microsatellites. Weed Sci. 58:387-394

47. D

oğramacı M, Horvath DP, Christoffers MJ, Anderson JV (2011) Dehydration and
      maintenance in leafy spurge crown buds. Functional & Integrative Genomics 11:611-626.

    48. Chao WS, Foley ME, Doğramacı M, Anderson JV, and Horvath DP (2011) Alternating temperature breaks dormancy in leafy spurge seeds andimpacts signaling networks associated with HY5. Funct. Integr. Genomics 11: 637–649.

     49. Lai Z, Kane NC, Kozik A, Hodgins KA, Dlugosch KM, Barker MS, Matvienko M, Yu Q,             Pearl SA, Bell GDM, Turner KG, Zou Y, Guggisberg A, Adams KL, Anderson JV, Horvath DP,     Kesseli  RV, Burke JM, Michelmore RW, and Rieseberg LH (2011)  Genomics of compositae            weeds: ESTlibraries, microarrays, and evidence of  introgression. Am. J. of Botany 99: 209–218.

    50. Foley ME, Chao WS, Doğramaci M, Horvath DP, and Anderson JV (2011) Changes in the             transcriptome of dry leafy spurge (I) seeds imbibed at a constantand alternating temperature.         Weed Sci. 60: 48–56.

    51. Gu X.-Y, Foley ME, Horvath DP, Anderson JV, Feng J, Zhang L Mowry, CR, Ye H, Suttle JC, Kadowaki K, and Chen Z (2011) Associationbetween seed dormancy and pericarp color is controlled by a pleiotropic genethat regulates ABA and flavonoid synthesis in weedy red rice. Genetics 189: 1515–1524.

     52. Moriles J, Hansen S, Horvath DP, Reicks G, Clay DE, and Clay SA (2011). Microarray and         growth analyses identify differences andsimilarities of early corn response to weeds, shade, and         nitrogen stress. Weed Sci. 60: 158–166.

     53. Campbell MA, Gleichsner A, Hilldorfer L, Horvath DP, and Suttle J (2011) The sprout                 inhibitor 1,4-dimethylnaphthalene induces theexpression of the cell cycle inhibitors KRP1 and         KRP2 in potatoes. Funct. and Integr. Genomics 12:533-541.

54. Guggisberg A, Welk E, Sforza R, Horvath DP, Anderson JV, Foley ME, and Rieseberg LH. (2012) Invasion history of North AmericanCanada thistle, Cirsium arvense. J. of Biogeography 39:1919-1931.

55. Dasheng L, Hu JF, Horvath DP, Zhang XJ, Bian XY, Chang GL, Sun XH, and Tian J (2012) Invasions andimpacts of alligator weed in the upper Xiaoqing river basin of northern China. J. of Aquatic Plant Management 50: 19–24.

56. Anderson JA, Dogramaci M, Horvath DP, Foley M, Chao WS, Suttle J, Thimmapuram J, Hernandez AG, Ali S, and Mikel MA (2012) Auxin and ABA act as central regulators ofdevelopmental networks associated with paradormancy in Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense).  Funct. and Integr. Genomics 12: 515–531.

57. Varanasi VK, Chao WS, Anderson JV, and Horvath DP (2012) Differential expression of two different EeSTM genes of leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) and root-directed expressionfrom EeSTM promoter in leafy spurgeand Arabidopsis. Agrotechnology 1:102 DOI: 10.4172/2168-9881.1000102.

58. Chao WS, Doğramaci M, Foley M, Horvath DP, and Anderson JA (2012) Selection and validation ofendogenous reference genes for qRT-PCR analysis in leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula). PLoS ONE 7(8):e42839.

59. Bodo-Slotta TA, Horvath DP, and Foley ME (2012) Phylogeny of Cirsium spp. in North America: host specificity does not followphylogeny.  Plants 1: 61–73.

60. Karki A, Horvath DP, and Sutton F. Induction of DREB2Apathway with repression of E2F,Jasmonic acid biosynthetic and photosynthesis pathways in cold acclimationspecific freeze resistant wheat crown. Funct Integr Genomics 13:57-65.

61. Foley ME, Chao WS, Horvath DP, Doğramaci M, Anderson JV. The transcriptomes of dormantleafy spurge seeds under alternating temperature are differentially affected bya germination-enhancing pretreatment. J Plant Physiol 170:539-47.

62. Horvath DP, Kudrna D, Talag J, Anderson JV, Chao WS, Wing RA, Foley ME, Doğramacı M (2013). BAC library development, and clone characterizationfor dormancy-responsive DREB4A, DAM, and FT from leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) identifies differential splicing and conserved promoter motifs. Weed Science 61(2):303-309. 

63. Horvath DP, Santana M, Anderson JV. (2013) Microarray Analysisof the Semicompatible, Pathogenic Response and Recovery of Leafy Spurge(Euphorbia esula) Inoculated with the Cassava Bacterial Blight Pathogen Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis. Weed Science 61(3):428-436. 

64.Hansen S, Clay SA, Clay DE, Horvath DP, Carlson CG, Reicks G, Jarachi Y. (2013) Landscapefeatures impact on soil available water, corn biomass, and gene expressionduring the late vegetative stage.  Plant Genome 6:1-9 doi:10.3835/plantgenome2012.11.0029.

65. Clay DE, Clay SA, Reitsma KD, Dunn BH, Smart AJ, Carlson GG, Horvath DP, Stone JJ. (2014) Does the conversion of grasslands to row crop production in semi-aridareas threaten global food supplies? Global Food Security 3: 22–30.

66. Hao X, Horvath DP, Chao WS, Yang Y, Wang X, Xiao B. (2014) Identification and evaluationof reliable reference genes for quantitative real-time PCR analysis in teaplant (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze). International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 15:22155-22172. DOI: 10.3390/ijms151222155.

67. Palmer NA, Donze-Reiner T, Horvath D, Heng-Moss T, Waters B, Tobias C, Sarath G. (2014). Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L) flag leaf transcriptomes reveal molecularsignatures of leaf development, senescence, and mineral dynamics. Functional & integrative genomics, 1-16.

68. Dogramaci M, Horvath DP, Anderson JV. (2014) Dehydration-induced endodormancy in crown buds ofleafy spurge highlights involvement of MAF3- and RVE1-like homologs, andhormone signaling cross-talk. Plant Molecular Biology. 86(4):409-424. DOI: 10.1007/s11103-014-0237-2.

69. Chao WS, Dogramaci M, Anderson JV, Foley ME, Horvath DP. (2014) The resemblance anddisparity of gene expression in dormant and non-dormant seeds and crown buds ofleafy spurge (Euphorbia esula). Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 14:216. DOI: 10.1186/s12870-014-0216-4.

70. Yocum G, Rinehart J, Horvath D, Kemp W, Bosch J, Alroobi R, Salem S. (2015) Keymolecular processes of the diapause to post-diapause quiescence transition inthe alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachilerotundata, identified by comparative transcriptome analysis. Physiological Entomology 40:103-112.

71. Horvath D, Hansen S, Pierik R, Yan C, Clay D, Scheffler B, Clay D (2015) RNAseq reveals weed-induced PIF3-like as a candidate target tomanipulate weed stress response in soybean. New Phytologist 207:196-210.

72. Hao X, Chao W, Yang Y, Horvath D (2015) Coordinated expression of FLOWERING LOCUS T and DORMANCYASSOCIATED MADS-BOX-like genes in leafy spurge. Plos1 May 11, 2015 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126030.

73. Dogramaci M, Foley ME, Horvath DP, Hernandez AG, Khetani RS, Fields CJ, Keating KM, Mikel MA, Anderson JV (2015) Glyphosate's impact on vegetative growth in leafy spurgeidentifies molecular processes and hormone cross-talk associated with increasedbranching. BMC Genomics 16:395.

74. Howe G*, Horvath D*, Dharmawardhana P, Priest H, Mockler T, Strauss S. (2015) Extensive Transcriptome Changes During Natural Onset and Release of Vegetative Bud Dormancy in Populus. Frontiers in Plant Biology 6: 00989. DOI=10.3389/fpls.2015.00989. 

75. Chao WS, Horvath DP, Anderson JV, Dogramaci M. Phytohormone balance and stress-related cellular responses are involved in the transition from bud to shoot. (accepted with revision November. 2015).

76. Liu D*, Horvath D*, Mandadi K, Li P, Liu W. (2015) RNA sequencing characterizes transcriptomes differences in cold response between northern and southern alligatorweeds and highlight possible local adaptation to northward expansion (rejected and in revision Dec. 2015). 

77. Hao X,  Yue C, Huang D, Cao H, Wang X-C, Yang Y, Chao, WS, Dai W, Horvath DP. Transcription factor CsDAM1 expression is positively correlated with shoot growth during winter dormancy transition in Camellia sinensis and alters SOC1 expression and dormancy when over-expressed in poplar. (rejected and in revision Dec. 2015)



Non-peer Reviewed Publications 


Thomashow MF, Gilmour SJ, Hajela RK, Horvath DP, Lin CT, and   Guo WW (1990) Studies on Cold Acclimation in Arabidopsis thaliana. In AB Bennett, ed., Horticultural Biotechnology. Alan R. Liss, New York. (Invited Book Chapter). pp. 305-314.


Horvath DP (1993) Cloning, characterization and regulation of four cold-induced   genes from Arabidopsis thaliana. Michigan State Univ. (Thesis).


Horvath DP (1997) Cloning and characterization of a genomic clone of the root bud growth-response gene GRO7 from leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) Leafy Spurge News 19: 3. (Popular Publication).


Horvath DP (1999) DNA evidence outside the beltway. Leafy Spurge News 21: 5. (Popular Publication).


Horvath DP and Anderson JV (2000) The effect of photosynthesis on underground Adventitious Shoot Bud Dormancy/Quiescence in Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula) 2nd International Symposium on Plant dormancy: Short Communications. J-D Viémont and J.J. Crabbé eds., Presses de l'University d'Angers, 30-34.n° ISBN: 2-903075-81-6.. (Invited Book Chapter). pp. 30-34.


Horvath DP (2000) AFLP analysis on individuals from leafy spurge populations characterized as resistant or susceptible to flea beetle biocontrol agents. Leafy Spurge News 21(1): 4. (Popular Publication).


Horvath DP (2001) Believe it or not. Leafy Spurge News 23(1): 6. (Popular Publication).


Nowierski R, Kazmer D, Horvath DP, and Hansen R (2001) Ecological barriers for the establishment and population increase of flea beetles on leafy spurge. Leafy Spurge News 23(4): 5. (Popular Publication).


Foley ME, Anderson JV, Chao WS, and Horvath DP (2002) A most troublesome weed: What has been done, what else can we do? Leafy Spurge News 24(1): 14. (Popular Publication).


Chao WS, Anderson JV, and Horvath DP (2002) Genomic approach to investigate growth and development of root buds in leafy spurge. Leafy Spurge News 24(1): 14. (Popular Publication).


Horvath DP (2002) The perpetual problem: dormancy in leafy spurge. Leafy Spurge News 24(2): 6-7. (Popular Publication).


Chao WS, Anderson JV, and Horvath DP (2005) Carbohydrates Affect Dormancy and Growth in Underground Buds of Leafy Spurge. Leafy Spurge Newsletter XXVII (1): 9. (Popular Publication).


Horvath DP and Anderson JV (2009) Perennial traits for weediness: Leafy Spurge: An Emerging Model To Study Traits Of Perennial Weeds. In. “Genomics of Weedy and Invasive Plants” Ed. Neal Stewart. Pp.113-126. September 2009, Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 978-0-8138-2288-4.


Chao WS and Horvath DP (2009) Model weeds for genomics research. In. “Genomics of Weedy and Invasive Plants” Ed. Neal Stewart. Pp.33-52. September 2009, Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 978-0-8138-2288-4.


     Horvath DP (2010) Bud Dormancy and Growth. In. “Plant Developmental Biology -
     Biotechnological Perspectives” Ed. Pua and Davey (eds). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. pp 53-70. 
     ISBN: 978-3-642-02301-9


     Anderson JV, Horvath DP, Chao WS, Foley ME (2010) Bud dormancy in perennial plants: 
     a mechanism for survival. In: Lubzens E, Cerda J, Clark M (eds) Dormancy and resistance in         harsh environments. Topics in current genetics. Hohmann S (series ed), Springer. pp 69-90


     Horvath DP, Wurdack K, Pullin K (2011) Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic and Breeding
     Resources of Euphorbia In. “Plantation and Ornamental Crops” Chittaranjan K. (ed.) Springer
     Berlin Heidelberg. pp 125-132. ISBN 978-3-642-21200-0

      Horvath DP, Anderson JV, Chao WS, Foley ME and Doğramaci M (2014) Leafy spurge genomics: A model perennial weed to investigate development, stress responses, and invasiveness. In "Recent Advances in Plant Genomics, Bioinformatics and Interactomics," Sablok G. (ed.). Springer Berlin Heidelberg (Invited Book Chapter).

 Dogramaci M, Horvath DP, Anderson JV (2015) Meta-analysis identifies potential molecular markers for endodormancy in crown buds of leafy spurge; a herbaceous perennial. In “Advances in Plant Dormancy,” Anderson J (ed.). Springer Cham, Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London (Invited Book Chapter).

Chao W, Dogramaci M, Horvath DP, Foley M, Anderson JV (2015) Dormancy induction and release in buds and seeds. In “Advances in Plant Dormancy,” Anderson J (ed.). Springer Cham, Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London (Invited Book Chapter).

Horvath DP (2015) Dormancy-associated MADS-BOX genes: A review. In “Advances in Plant Dormancy,” Anderson J (ed.). Springer Cham, Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London (Invited Book Chapter).