Full list of publications

 

Refereed international journals

Books

Refereed notes, reports etc.

  • Yueqiu HE, Hei Leung, Robert S. Zeigler, Wenhua TANG. 2003. Molecular identification of the mutant isolates of Magnaporthe grisea (in Chinese) Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology, 11(1):89-93.
  • Yueqiu HE˜Hei Leung, Robert S. Zeigler˜Wenhua TANG. 2003. Some issues on identification of rice blast resistance (in Chinese). Journal of Yunnan Agricultural University18(3):234-238
  • He Yueqiu, Hei Leung, Robert S. Zeigler, and Tang Wenhua. 2001. Diversity analysis for Magnaporthe grisea by Pot2-based PCR. Chinese Rice Research Newsletter. 9(3): 5
  • Yueqiu HE, Wenhua TANG˜Hei Leung, Robert S. Zeigler. 2000. Application of Pot 2 to the analysis of population structure of Magnaporthe grisea (in Chinese). Journal of Huazhong Agricultural University. 19(4):317-321.
  • Yueqiu HE, Wenhua TANG˜Hei Leung, Robert S. Zeigler. 2000. Isolation of pathogenic mutants of Magnaporthe grisea (in Chinese). Journal of Yunnan Agricultural University. 15(3):197-199/211.
  • He, Y., Leung, H., Zeigler, R. S., Tang, W. 2001. Diversity analysis for Magnaporthe grisea by Pot 2-based PCR. Chinese Rice Research Newsletter 9(3): 5.
  • He, Y., Tang, W., Leung, H., Zeigler, R. S. 2000. Application of Pot 2 to the analysis of population structure of Magnaporthe grisea (in Chinese). Journal of Huazhong Agricultural University 19(4):317-321.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2000. Elsinoë brasiliensis. In Compilation of Datasheets of Quarantine Pests for Eastern Africa. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux International, Wallingford UK.
  • Calvero, A. C. and Zeigler, R. S. 1996. Use of lesion number per leaf area to estimate lesion size for leaf blast (Bl) quantitative studies. International Rice Research Notes 21: 53-54.
  • Inukai, T., Zeigler, R. S., Nelson, R. J. Takamure, I., Kinoshita, T. 1995. Identification of a fourth blast resistance gene in the Vietnamese indica cultivar Tetep. International Rice Genetics Newsletter. 12: 237-238.
  • Khatiwada, S. P., Senadhira, D., Carpena, A. L., Zeigler, R. S., and Fernandez, P. G. 1995. Diallel analysis of AL toxicity tolerance in rice. Int. Rice Res. Notes. 20: 5.
  • Mew, T. V., Parco, A., Hittalmani, T., Inukai, T., Nelson, R. J., Zeigler, R. S., and Huang, N. 1994. Fine mapping of major genes for blast resistance. International Rice Research Notes 19:4-5.
  • Chen, D.H., Zeigler, R.S., and Nelson, R.J. 1995. Use of molecular analysis in selection of spreader row components for blast (B1) screening nursery. International Rice Research Notes 20:31-32.
  • Khatiwada, S. P., Senadhira, D., Carpena, A. L., Zeigler, R. S., and Fernandez, P. G. 1995. Tolerance for Al toxicity in lowland rice. International Rice Research Notes 20: 8-9.
  • Mew, T. V., Parco, A., Hittalmani, T., Inukai, T., Nelson, R. J., Zeigler, R. S., and Huang, N. 1994. Fine mapping of major genes for blast-resistance in rice. Rice Genetics Newsletter 11:126-128.
  • Scott, R., Consignado, B., Nelson, R., Zeigler, R., and Leung, H. 1993. Lyophilized blast fungal mycelia are nonviable and suitable for international exchange. International Rice Research Notes 18:37.
  • Inukai, T., Nelson, R., Sarkarung, S., and Zeigler, R. S. 1993. Allelism between blast (bl) resistance genes Pi-4a(t) and Pi-ta. International Rice Research Newsletter 18:15.
  • Inukai, T., Mackill, D. J., Bonman, M. J., Sarkarung, S., Zeigler, R.S., Nelson, R. J., Takamure, I., Kinoshita, T. 1993. A true blast resistance gene Pi-3(t) in near-isogenic line C104PKT. Rice Genetics Newsletter 9:90-92.
  • Inukai, T., Mackill, D. J., Bonman, M. J., Sarkarung, S., Zeigler, R.S., Nelson, R. J., Takamure, I., Kinoshita, T. 1993. Blast resistance genes Pi-2(t) and Pi-z may be allelic. Rice Genetics Newsletter 9:94-95.
  • Bernardo, M. A., Naqvi, N., Leung, H., Zeigler, R. S., Nelson, R. J. 1993. A rapid method for DNA fingerprinting of the blast fungus, Pyricularia oryzae. International Rice Research Newsletter 18(1):48-50.
  • Scott, R. Nelson, R. J., Zeigler, R. S. 1993. Miniscale preparation of Pyricularia grisea DNA. International Rice Research Newsletter 18(1):47-48.
  • Inukai, T., Mackill, D. J., Bonman, M. J., Sarkarung, S., Zeigler, R.S., Nelson, R. J., Takamure, I., Kinoshita. 1992. A blast resistance gene Pi-2 (t) in near iso-genic line C104PKT. Rice Genetics Newsletter. 9:94-5.
  • Zeigler, R. S., and Alvarez, E. 1990. Nonfluorescent Pseudomonas strains causing rice sterility and grain discoloration in Colombia. International Rice Research Newsletter 15:28-29.
  • Alvarez, E., and Zeigler, R.S. 1989. Pudrición bacterial de la vaina del arroz causada por Pseudomonas fuscovaginae en América Latina. Fitopatología Colombiana. Vol. 13, No.1.
  • Zeigler, R.S., and Alvarez, E. 1989. Pseudomonas species causing sheath rot (ShR) and grain discoloration (GID) of rice. International Rice Research Newsletter 14:26.
  • Zeigler, R.S., and Alvarez, E. 1989. Differential culture medium for Pseudomonas species causing sheath rot (ShR) and grain discoloration (GlD) of rice. International Rice Research Newsletter 14:27-28.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Rubiano, M. and Alvarez, E. 1987. Heat and chemical therapy to eradicate Pseudomonas fuscovaginae from rice seed. International Rice Research Newsletter 12:18-19.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Rubiano, M. and Pineda, A. 1987. Selección por resistencia al virus de la hoja blanca del arroz. [Selecting for resistance to the rice hoja blanca virus.] Arroz en las Américas. 8(1):9-12.
  • Ramirez, H. and Zeigler, R.S. 1987. Tratamiento químico de la semilla para el control temprano de piricularia en la hoja. [Chemical seed treatment for early control of rice leaf blast.] Arroz en las Américas. 8(1):9-12.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Hoyos, E. and Aricapa, G. 1986. Non-rice hosts of Pseudomonas fuscovaginae, causal agent of bacterial sheath brown rot (BSBR) in Latin America. International Rice Research Newsletter. 11 (5):15-16.
  • Zeigler, R.S. and Alvarez, E. 1986. Bacterial sheath brown rot (BSBR) in Latin America. International Rice Research Newsletter. 11 (5):19-20.
  • Zeigler, R.S. and Lozano, J. C. 1981. The sexual stage of Sphaceloma manihoticola. Cassava Newsletter 9.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Powell, L., and Thurston, H. D. 1979. Gibberellin A4 produced by Sphaceloma manihoticola. Cassava Newsletter 7.

Proceedings, book chapters, misc.

  • Zeigler, R.S. 2014. Biofortification: Vitamin A deficiency and the case for golden rice. In: A. Ricroch et al, editors. Plant Biotechnology: experience and future prospects. Switzerland: Springer International. p 245-262.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2014. Food security, Climate change and genetic resources. In: Plant Genetic Resources and Climate Change. Jackson, M., Ford-Lloyd, B., and Parry, M. eds., CABI, Wallingford, UK, pp.1 -15.
  • Zeigler , R.S. Mohanty S. 2010. Support for international agricultural research: current status and future challenges. New Biotechnol. 27(5): 565-572.
  • Zeigler R.S. 2008. Sustainability of Rice Production Systems: Water, Soil, and Ecosystem Services. In: Banta SJ, editor. Rice, Water, and Forests, 22 February 2007, Los Baños, Philippines. Manila. Island Publishing House, Inc. p 83-115.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2003. Farmers and scientists working together to improve crops. (book review) Bioscience 53:130-132.
  • He Yueqiu, Hei Leung, Tang Wenhua, Robert S. Zeigler. Breeding CO39 near-isogenic pyramids by molecular marker-aided selection. 2001. In: Zeng Shimai, Zhou Guanghe and Li Huaifang. Plant Diseases and Their Control. China Agricultural Scientech Press, Beijing.pp31-35.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Kumar, J., Leung, H., Nelson, R. J. 2000. Evidence for recombination in Magnaporthe grisea: A case study from the Indian Himalayas. In: Advances in Rice Blast Research. Editors: Tharreau D., Lebrun M.H., Talbot N.J., and Notteghem J.L. Kluwer Academic Press, Dordrecht, the Netherlands. 243-247.
  • Zeigler, R. S., and Sta. Cruz, P. C. 1998. Research partnership for sustainable increases in rice productivity: The Irrigated Rice Research Consortium. pp. xii - xx In: Proceedings of the Rice Integrated Pest Management Conference. International Rice Research Institute, Manila.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Kumar, J., Leung, H., Nelson, R. J. 1998. Evidence for recombination in Magnaporthe grisea. 2nd International Rice Blast Conference, Montpellier, France. 4-8 August, 1998.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Kumar, J., Nelson, R. J. and Leung, H.. 1997. Genetic diversity and evidence for recombination in Himalayan populations of Magnaporthe grisea. Presented in the Symposium on Characterization of Fungal and Microbial Diversity, Indian Phytopathological Society Golden Jubilee, New Delhi.
  • Kumar, J., Leung, H., Zeigler, R. S. 1997. Population biology of Magnaporthe grisea in Indian Himalayas. Presented at Rockefeller Foundation Program on Rice Biotechnology. Kuala Lumpur, 22-26, Sept. 1997.
  • Kumar, J., Zeigler, R. S. 1997. Molecular characterization of Pyricularia grisea, the devastating blast pathogen of rice and small millets. Presented at the Symposium of Diseases of Millets in India. University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore. February, 1997.
  • Kumar, J. and R. S. Zeigler. 1997. Genetic diversity and recombination in Magnaporthe grisea populations in the Indian Himalayas: Theoretical and Practical Implications. In: Proceedings of the National Symposium on Emerging Issues in Plant Pathology, Jabalpur, MP, India.
  • Kumar J., Sridhar R., Bentur J. S., Shanti M. L., Reddy J. N., Katiyar S.,George M. L. C., Bernardo M., Zeigler R. S., Nelson R. J., Bennett J. 1997. Collaborative research on understanding insect and pathogen diversity. In: proceedings of IRRI India Research Dialog, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 1996. The Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI): A pivotal node in the Rainfed Lowland Rice Research Consortium. Presented at the CRRI Golden Jubilee, Cuttack, India, 23-25 September, 1996. (Proceedings to be published by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research).
  • Zeigler, R. S. 1996. Partnership for strategic research in Eastern India: ICAR, Universities and the Rainfed Lowland Rice Research Consortium. Presented at an IRRI-India Research Dialog, 27-29 September, 1996 (Proceedings to be published by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research).
  • Kumar, J., Nelson R. J., and Zeigler R. S. 1996. Population structure of Magnaporthe grisea in the traditional Himalayan rice system. pp. 963-970 In: Rice Genetics III. IRRI-CABI, Los Banos, Philippines.
  • Chen, D. H , Zeigler, R. S., Nelson, R. J. 1996. Population structure of Pyricularia grisea in two IRRI blast nurseries: Implications and applications. pp. 950-957 In: Rice Genetics III. IRRI-CABI, Los Banos, Philippines.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 1996. Why do we need a research-policy dialog? pp. 3-10 In: Zeigler, R. S. (ed.) 1995. Fragile Lives and Fragile Ecosystems: A Rice Research Policy Dialog. International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos Philippines.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 1996. Policy requirements for increasing research impact: a researcher perspective. pp. 137-148 In: Zeigler, R. S. (ed.) 1995. Fragile Lives and Fragile Ecosystems: A Rice Research Policy Dialog. International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos Philippines.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 1996. Rice research and policy: A first encounter. pp. 149-158 In: Zeigler, R. S. (ed.) 1995. Fragile Lives and Fragile Ecosystems: A Rice Research Policy Dialog. International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos Philippines.
  • Holt, J., Kimmims, J. M., Thresh, M. J. and Zeigler R. S. 1996. The comparative epidemiology of the virus diseases of tropical rice. pp. In: Rice Yellow Mottle Virus Management. WARDA, Bouake, Ivory Coast (In press).
  • Sta. Cruz, P.C., F.D. Garcia, T.F. Marcos, K.T. Ingram, J.K. Ladha, and R.S. Zeigler. 1995. Sustainability of rainfed lowland rice and rice-based production systems. pp. 201-214 In: Ingram, K. T. (ed) Rainfed Lowland Rice: Agricultural research for High-Risk Environments, International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos.
  • Bhuiyan, S.I., and Zeigler R.S. 1995. On-farm rainwater storage and conservation system for drought alleviation: issues and challenges. Pages 1-6 In: On-Farm Reservoir Systems for Rainfed Ricelands. S.I. Bhuiyan, ed. Int. Rice Res. Inst., P.O. Box 933, Manila, Philippines.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Kumar, J., Scott, R. P., and Nelson, R. J.. 1995. MGR Fingerprint diversity in Himalayas and small scale parasexual exchange of DNA challenge assumption of strict clonality in Magnaporthe grisea. Presented at: XIII International Plant Protection Congress, The Hague.
  • Nelson, R. J., Inukai, T., Chen, D. H., Mauleon, R. P., Calvero, and R. S. Zeigler. 1995. Durable resistance to rice blast. Presented at: XIII International Plant Protection Congress, The Hague.
  • Zeigler, R. S., and Hossain M.. 1995. Strategic research issues for the rainfed lowlands beyond the year 2000. pp. 239-248 In: Ingram, K. T. (ed.) Rainfed Lowland Rice: Agricultural research for High-Risk Environments, International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos.
  • Kirk, G.J.D., and Zeigler R.S.. 1994. The use of adapted cultivars in acid-soil improvement. pp. 567-678 In: Trans. 15th Congress Int’l Soc. of Soil Sci. Vol. 5(a). International Society of Soil Science, Acapulco, Mexico.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Hossain M., and Teng P.S.. 1994. Sustainable agricultural development of Asian tropics and subtropics: emerging trends and potential. Paper presented at the Ecoregional 2020 Workshop, IFPRI, Washington, D.C.                                                                       
  • McCouch, S.R., Nelson R.J., Tohme J., and Zeigler R.S.. 1994. Molecular mapping of blast resistance genes in rice. pp. 167-186. In: Rice Blast Disease. Zeigler, R.S., Leong, S.A., and Teng, P.S. (eds). CABI, Wallingford, U.K.
  • Cuoc, L. X., Nelson, R. J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1994. Studies on pathotype characterization of some Magnaporthe grisea lineages causing rice blast disease. Nong Nghiep Cong Nghiep Thuc Pham 11: 416-418.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Tohme J., Nelson R.J., Levy M., and Correa-Victoria, F. J. 1994. Lineage exclusion: a proposal to link blast population analysis to resistance breeding. pp. 267-292. In: Rice Blast Disease. Zeigler, R.S., Leong, S.A., and Teng, P.S. (eds). CABI, Wallingford, U.K.
  • Correa-Victoria, F.J., Zeigler, R.S., and Levy, M. 1994. Virulence characteristics of P. grisea in Colombia. pp. 211-229. In: Rice Blast Disease. Zeigler, R.S., Leong, S.A., and Teng, P.S. (eds). CABI, Wallingford, U.K.
  • Martinez, C.P., Correa-Victoria, F.J., Amezquita, M.C., and Zeigler, R.S. 1994. Comparison of rice lines derived through another culture and the pedigree method in relation to blast (Pyricularia grisea Sacc.) resistance. pp. 586-586. In: Rice Blast Disease. Zeigler, R.S., Leong, S.A., and Teng, P.S. (eds). CABI, Wallingford, U.K.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Pandey, S., Miles, J., Sarkarung, S., and Gourley, L. 1995. Advances in the selection and breeding of acid tolerant plants: rice, sorghum, maize, and tropical pastures. pp. 391-406 In: Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH. R. A. Date et al. (eds). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands.
  • Zeigler, R.S., and Toledo, J.M. 1993. Sustainable agricultural production systems for the acid soil savannas of Latin America. pp. 103-116 In: Socio-economic and Policy Issues for Sustainable Farming Systems. Paoletti, M. G., Napier, T., Ferro, O., Stinner, B., and Stinner, D. Cooperativa Amicizia, S.r.L., Padova, Italy.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Martinez, C., Lentini, Z., and Roca, W. 1992. Application of rice anther culture in a large germplasm enhancement program: Research issues and institutional considerations. Paper presented at "Workshop on Anther Culture for Rice Breeders", China National Rice Research Institute, Hangzhou, China. October 12-24, 1992.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Sarkarung, S., Sanz, J. I., and Molina, D. L. 1992. Upland rice germplasm development and production system research at CIAT. International Rice Commission Newsletter 41: 25-31.
  • Correa-Victoria, F. J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1993. Field breeding for durable blast resistance in the presence of diverse and high pathogen populations. Pages 215-218 In: Durability of Disease Resistance Th. Jacobs and J. E. Parlevliet eds. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands.
  • Tohme, J., Montenegro, M., Correa-Victoria, F. J., Martinez, C., Zeigler, R. S., and Roca, W. 1991. Tagging resistance genes to Rice Hoja Blanca Virus and Colombian isolates of rice blast with RFLP and RAPD markers. Fifth Annual Meeting of the Rockefeller Foundation Biotechnology Network, Tucson, Arizona: 5 (Abstr.).
  • Toledo, J. M., Zeigler, R.S., and Torres, F. 1991. Sustainable utilization of poor acid soils of Tropical America. Trop. Agric. Res. Ser. 24: 133-145.
  • Zeigler, R. S., and Cuevas-P., F. 1990. Research needs for sustainable rice production in Latin America. Presented at the 17th Session of the International Rice Commission, Goiania, Brazil, 4-9 February, 1990. (Summarized in the International Rice Commission Newsletter, 1991, vol. 40 pp. 47-54).
  • Sanint, L. R., and Zeigler, R. S. 1990. Application of rice production cost analysis for technology design and transfer in Latin America and the Caribbean. Presented at the 17th Session of the International Rice Commission, Goiania, Brazil (Summarized in the International Rice Commission Newsletter pp. 47-54).
  • Sarkarung, S., and Zeigler, R.S. 1990. Developing rice varieties for sustainable cropping systems for high rainfall acid upland soils of tropical America. pp. 235-242 In: Rice Production on Acid Soils of the Tropics. P. Deturck and F. M. Ponnemperuma (eds.). Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  • Zeigler, R.S. 1991. The Latin American rice research network. pp 61-64 In: INGER-Latin American Report, First Semester 1990. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia. 400 p.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 1990. Superelongation Disease. pp. 47-48 In: Major Diseases of the Tropics and Subtropics for Bananas, Cacao and Cassava. M. H. Royer, W. M. Dowler, and D. M. Huber (eds.). USDA-ARS, Frederick, Maryland.
  • Lozano, J. C., and Zeigler, R. S. 1990. Screening for resistance. pp. 334-338 In: Methods in Phytobacteriology. Klement, Z., Rudolph, K., and Sands, D. (eds.). Akad. Kiado, Budapest. 568 pp.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Cuevas-P., F. 1989. La situación de la investigación en arroz en América Latina (The status of rice research in Latin America). In: Evaluación Cooperativa del Germoplasma de Arroz en América Latina. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT). Cali, Colombia. 286 pp.
  • Cuevas-P., F., Zeigler, R. S., and Sanint, L. R. 1989. The commodity approach in agricultural research: The case of rice programs in Latin America. Trends in CIAT Commodities (Economics Working Paper series) 1.14:28-42.
  • Correa-Victoria, F.J., Zeigler, R. S., Weber, G,. and Sarkarung, S. 1989. Metodologías desarrolladas por el Programa de Arroz del CIAT para caracterización de germoplasma. [Methods developed by the CIAT Rice Program for the characterization of rice germplasm] In: Evaluación Cooperativa del Germoplasma de Arroz en América Latina. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT). Cali, Colombia. 286 pp.
  • Cuevas-P., F., and Zeigler, R.S. 1988. Retos frente a la producción de semilla básica de arroz en América Latina. [Challenges to the production of rice basic seed in Latin America.] Reunión de Trabajo sobre desarrollo de programas de producción de semilla básica. 31 Oct. - 4 Nov./88. CIAT, Cali, Colombia.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Weber, G., and Pulver, E. 1987. Identification of constraints to rice production and the development of an integrated crop management program. pp. 66-81. In: Caribbean Rice Improvement Network, Prod. 1st. Meeting of Technical Advisory Committee. CEDIA, Juma, Dominican Republic.
  • Zeigler, R.S., and Kaybigi, M. 1984. Towards a maize program responsive to Burundi farmers. In: Crop Improvement in Eastern and Southern Africa: A Regional Workshop on Research Objectives and On-Farm Testing: Proceedings IDRC (218 e) pp. 30-35.

Symposia (ceased updating in 2006)

  • Zeigler, R. S. 2006. Pursuing Drought, Submergence and Salinity Tolerance in Food Staples. AAAS Symposium on Food Security. St Louis, MO.
  • Zeigler, R.S. 7 Sept, 2005. Challenges facing rice growing and rice-consuming countries of Asia, International Society of Paddy and Water Environmental Engineering (PAWEES), Symposium Kyoto, Japan.
  • Zeigler R.S. 2005. IRRI's future rice research themes. Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Asia: Ideas, Paradigms, and Policies Three Decades After, 10-11 Nov 2005, Makati, Philippines.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2004. Building genetic resources for crop protection in developing countries. Plenary Session, American Phytopathology Society Annual Meeting, Anaheim CA. 1, August, 2004.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2003. Establishing a sustainable National Plant Diagnostics Network responsive to the threat of agricultural bioterrorism. A special session at Phytopathological Society Annual Meetings, Charlotte, NC August 12. Phytopathology 93:S121.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2003. Plant biotechnology approaches to disease control in developing countries. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meetings, Charlotte, NC August 11. Phytpathology 93:S110.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2003. The National Plant Diagnostics Network: Land Grant Universities Confronting External Threats to America’s Agriculture. American Phytopathological Society Public Policy Board Symposium on Homeland Security. Washington, D.C. March 18, 2003.
  • Nelson Jennifer, Zeigler Robert S. 2003. Generation Challenge Programme: Linking the Green Revolution to the Gene Revolution. In: Tuberosa Roberto, Phillips Ronald L, Gale, Mile, editors. In the Wake of the Double Heli From the Green Revolution to the Gene Revolution. Proceedings of an International Congress, 27-31 May 2003, University of Bologna, Italy. Bologna (Italy): Avenue media. P 711-722.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2003. Creating a National Plant Pest Diagnostics Network. National IPM Conference, Indianapolis, IN. April 10, 2003.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2003. The Cereals Comparative Genomics Initiative. Plant and Animal Genome. San Diego, CA, January 10, 2003.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2003. Protecting Agriculture in America’s Heartland: The Great Plains Diagnostics Network. The Pittsburgh Conference. Orlando, FL. March 11, 2003.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2002. Career and family: Growth opportunities in international agriculture. International Service in APS: Opportunities Abroad for Aspiring Plant Pathologists. APS Symposium, Milwaukee.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2002. Aplicación de la Genómica de Plantas y la Biotecnología para Disminuir la Pobreza ¿Un objetivo realista o una fantasia idealista? El Estado Actual de la Biología Molecular y la Biotecnología en Centroamérica. Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, 19 – 21, June 2002.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2001. Meeting global challenges with Crop Genomics: Acting today for a secure tomorrow. Mitre Corporation Symposium on Agricultural Biosecurity, 6 September, 2001. McClean Virginia.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Correa, F. 2000. Applying Magnaporthe grisea population analyses for durable rice blast resistance. APSNet Feature article: http://www.scisoc.org/feature/PathPopGenetics/zeigler.html June 30, 2000.
  • Peever, T., Dorrance, A., Zeigler, R. S., Correa, F., St. Martin, S. 2000. Pathogen population genetics and breeding for disease resistance. www.scisoc.org/feature/PathPopGenetics/
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2000. The future contribution of agricultural biotechnology for health and economic development in the Third World. American Phytopathological Society Symposium: Promise or threat of genetically modified organisms in global agriculture. New Orleans. Phytopathology 90:S95.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Correa, F., Jones, M. 2000. Applying Magnaporthe grisea population analyses for durable rice blast resistance: 10 years after. American Phytopathological Society Symposium: Pathogen population Genetics and its impact on breeding for disease resistance. New Orleans. Phytopathology 90:S94.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2000. Elsinoë brasiliensis: Detailed FAO Data Sheet. CABI, Wallingford, UK.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Kumar, .J., Leung H., and Nelson, R. J. 1997 Horizontal gene transfer in Magnaporthe grisea. Presented at Symposium on Horizontal Gene Transfer. American Phytopathological Society 1997 Annual Meetings, Rochester NY, August 13, 1997.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 1996. Implementing farmer participatory plant breeding: A research management perspective. pp. 37-42 In: New frontiers in Participatory Research and Gender Analysis. CIAT, Cali, Colombia.
  • Zeigler, R. S., and Nelson R. J.. 1995. Population genetics of Magnaporthe grisea and deployment of blast resistance genes. Presented at the American Phytopathological Society Colloquium on Molecular Genetics of Rice Blast Fungus, August, 1995.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 1991. Soil management practices for integrated control of important rice pests in Latin America. American Phytopathology Society Colloquium: Cultural Practices for Management of Soilborne Diseases of the Tropics. 1991 APS Annual Meetings, St. Louis, MO, USA.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Weber, G., Cuevas, F., and Gibbons, J. 1988. The development of an integrated disease management concept for rice in Latin America: The hoja blanca virus and rice blast. Fifth International Congress of Plant Pathology, Kyoto, Japan. (Abstract No. Sp I-2-2).
  • Goto, M., Zeigler, R.S., and John, V.T. 1988. Progress in seed health research on seedborne and contaminant bacteria, viruses and nematodes. pp.131-150 In: Rice Seed Health. International Rice Research Inst., Manila 362 pp.

Abstracts, seminars, misc. (ceased updating in 2006)

  • Zeigler, R.S., 26 June 2006. Bringing Hope, Improving Lives: Why rice research is important for poor people, Syngenta Lecture, Switzerland.
  • Zeigler, R.S. 21 Sept. 2006. IRRI’s Strategy for addressing needs, challenges and opportunities 2007-15, FASID Lecture, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Zeigler, R.S. 21 June, 2006. Rice and global climate change, University of Bonn, Lecture, Germany.
  • Zeigler, R.S. 22 June 2006. Raising the environmental standards of rice production in Asia, World Environment Day Lecture, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • Zeigler, R.S. 12 September 2005. Status and future outlook of rice research and development, Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development Conference, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Lopez-Gerena, J., J. Tohme, F. J. Correa Victoria, S. Hulbert, R. S. Zeigler. 2003. Molecular characterization of QTL associated with durable resistance to rice blast. Phytopathology 93:S54.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Jaax, J. Agricultural Bioterrorism; What is it? How dangerous is it? What do we do about it? Wheat Milling Quality Conference, Kansas City, MO, February 20, 2002.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2002. The potential for agricultural biotechnology to address critical constraints to agriculture in developing countries. Invited Seminar, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Agronomy, 7 February, 2002.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 2002. Meeting global challenges with cereals genomics: Acting today for a secure tomorrow. Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C. April 19, 2002.
  • Tyler Harp, James Correll, F. N. Lee and R. S. Zeigler. 1999. Addressing clonality in Magnaporthe grisea using vegetative compatibility. Fungal Genetics Meeting Asilomar, CA. March, 1999.
  • Yap, N., Gnanamanickam, S., Wong, W., Amante-Bordeos, A., Zeigler, R. S., Levy, M., Leong, S., McCouch, S. 1998. RICESBLASTDB: A data base for Magnaporthe grisea. Second International Rice Blast Conference, Montpellier, France. August 4-8, 1998.
  • Thinlay, Zeigler, R. S., Bordeos, A. C., and Finkh, M. R. 1998. Variability and diversity of blast in Bhutan. 6th International Congress of Plant Pathology, Edinborough, Scotland. 9-16 August, 1998.
  • Finckh, M., Thinlay, Zeigler, R. S. 1998. Analysis of blast resistance in Bhutanese landraces. 6th International Congress of Plant Pathology, Edinborough, Scotland. 9-16 August, 1998.
  • Kumar, J., Leung, H., Zeigler, R. S. 1998. Are Magnaporthe grisea strains from rice and non-rice hosts genetically isolated? 6th International Congress of Plant Pathology, Edinborough, Scotland. 9-16 August, 1998.
  • Kumar, J., Ramos, M., Leung, H., Zeigler, R. S. 1998. Genetic isolation among Magnaporthe grisea from different hosts in Indian Himalayas. Second International Rice Blast Conference, Montpellier, France. August 4-8, 1998.
  • George, M. L. C., Nelson, R. J., Zeigler, R. S., and Leung, H. 1997. Pot2 repetitive element-based PCR (repPCR) allows rapid genetic analysis of Pyricularia grisea. (abstr) Phytopathology 87:33.
  • Nelson, R. J., T. Inukai, R. Mauleon, D. H. Chen, G. Wang, D. J. Mackill, J. M. Bonman, R. S. Zeigler. 1996. Identification and characterization of rice blast resistance genes. Plant Genome IV. Abstr. S13.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Chen, D., Bordeos, A., Calvero, A., and Nelson, R. J. 1996. Pathogen population analysis as a tool in rice blast disease resistance breeding. p. 121-122 (abstr). In: Proceedings of the 26th Rice Technical Working Group. Texas A&M University, College Station.
  • Zeigler, R. S., Kumar, J., Scott, R. P., Bordeos, A., and Nelson, R. J. 1996. Do parasexual and sexual recombination contribute to genetic diversity in the blast fungus, Magnaporthe grisea? p. 125 (abstr). In: Proceedings of the 26th Rice Technical Working Group. Texas A & M University, College Station.
  • Kumar, J., Nelson, R. J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1995. Population structure of Magnaporthe grisea in the central Himalayas of India. Phytopathology 85:1201(abstr).
  • Kumar, J., Nelson, R. J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1995. Population analysis of Magnaporthe grisea at a high diversity site in the Himalayas. Phytopathology 85:1132 (abstr).
  • Kumar, J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1995. Mating behavior of Magnaporthe grisea from central Himalayas from India. Phytopathology 85: 1201 (abstr).
  • Nelson, R.J., Chen, D.H., Scott, R., Inukai, T., Cuox, X.L., Bernardo, M., Bronson, M., Leung, H., and Zeigler, R.S. 1994. Population biology of the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe grisea in the Philippines. Presented at the Annual Rockefeller Foundation Biotechnology Network Meeting, Bali, 16-21 May 1994.
  • Scott, R.P., Zeigler, R.S., Chen, D., Bernardo, M., and Nelson, R.J. 1994. Small-scale parasexual exchange of DNA in Philippine isolates of Pyricularia grisea Cav. Abstract presented at the Annual Rockefeller Foundation Biotechnology Network Meeting, Bali, 16-21 May 1994.
  • Chen, D.H., Zeigler, R.S., and Nelson, R.J. 1994. Population structure of Pyricularia grisea, the rice blast pathogen, at two screening sites in the Philippines. Abstract presented at the Annual Rockefeller Foundation Biotechnology Network Meeting, Bali, 16-21 May 1994.
  • Chen, D.H., Zeigler, R.S., and Nelson, R.J. 1994. Quantitative characterization of major and minor genes for blast resistance. Abstract presented at the Annual Rockefeller Foundation Biotechnology Network Meeting, Bali, 16-21 May 1994.
  • Calvero, A.C., R.P. Maullon, A.A. Bordeos, R.S. Zeigler, and R.J. Nelson. 1993. RFLP mapping of genes for blast resistance in a durably resistant rice cultivar. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Pest Management Council of the Philippines, 4-7 May 1993, Sacred Heart Center, Cebu City, Philippines.
  • Zeigler, R. S. 1993. From gene to population: The path to durable resistance? Presented at: An International Symposium on Rice Blast Disease: Strategies for Disease Management and Sustainable Development for the 21st Century. University of Wisconsin, Madison, August 9-13, 1993.
  • Levy, M., Correa-Victoria, F. J., Zeigler, R. S., Shen, Y., Shajahan, A. K. M., Gnanamanickam, Nelson, R. J., Manry, J., Hamer, J. E. 1993. International atlas of genetic diversity in the rice blast fungus: 1992. 1993. Presented at the Annual Rockefeller Foundation Rice Biotechnology Network, held in Chiang Mai Thailand, February 2-5, 1993.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Martinez, C., Lentini, Z., and Roca, W. 1992. Application of rice anther culture in a large germplasm enhancement program: research issues and institutional considerations. Paper presented at the “Workshop on Anther Culture for Rice Breeders”, China National Rice Research Institute, Hangzhou, China. 12-24 Oct.
  • Correa-Victoria, F. J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1991. Stable resistance and pathogenic variability in the rice-Pyricularia oryzae complex. p. 240 In: Rice in Latin America: Improvement, Management, and Marketing. CIAT, Cali, Colombia. 288 p.
  • Roy, A. C., Sarkarung, S. and Zeigler, R. S. 1991. Nutrition of savanna rice lines under Colombian savanna soil conditions. p. 265 In: Rice in Latin America: Improvement, Management, and Marketing. CIAT, Cali, Colombia. 288 p.
  • Correa-Victoria, F.J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1991. Pathogenic and virulence variability in Pyricularia grisea in a "hot spot" site for rice blast resistance breeding. (Abstract) Phytopathology 81:1239.
  • Correa-Victoria, F.J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1991. Developing stable blast resistance in rice at a "hot spot" site. (Abstract) Phytopathology 81:1150.
  • Levy, M., Correa-Victoria, F.J., Zeigler, R. S., Xu, S., and Hamer, J. E. 1991. Organization of genetic and pathotype variation in the rice blast fungus at a Colombian "hot spot". (Abstract) Phytopathology 81: 1236-1237.
  • Correa-Victoria, F. J., Zeigler, R. S., and Aricapa, G. 1991. Variabilidad en patogenicidad y virulencia en Pyriculaia grisea. Asociacion Colombiana Fitopatologia. 28-30 May, 1991, Manizales, Colombia.
  • Thome, J., M. Montenegro, F. Correa, C. Martinez, R. Zeigler, A. Calderon, and W. Roca. 1991. Tagging resistance genes of rice hoja blanca virus by RFLP linkage analysis. Symposium on Plant Breeding in the 1990s. Department of Crop Science Research Report No. 130. North Carolina State University, Raleigh. p. 64.
  • Correa-Victoria, F.J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1990. Components of integrated management of the rice blast disease. Presented at the International Rice Research Conference, Seoul, Korea.
  • Correa-Victoria, F.J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1990. Application of "hot spot" breeding approach for developing stable blast resistance. Presented at the International Rice Research Conference, Seoul, Korea.
  • Tohme, J., Calderon-U., A., Correa, F., Martinez, C., Zeigler, R.S., and Roca, W. 1990. Progress in taggin resistance genes of rice hoja blanca virus and Pyricularia grisea by RFLP analysis. Presented at the 4th Annual Rockefeller Biotechnology Research Network Confrence, IRRI.
  • Correa-Victoria, F.J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1989. Caracterización de la resistencia a Pyricularia oryzae Cav. y variabilidad patogénica del hongo en la estación experimental de Santa Rosa, Meta, Colombia. Parte I.[Characterization of resistance to Pyricularia oryzae Cav. and pathogenic variation of the fungus in the Sta. Rosa experiment station, Meta, Colombia.] In: American Phytopathological Society, XXIX Caribbean Regional Division Meetings, CIAT, Cali, Colombia; (Abstracts) p. 19.
  • Correa-Victoria, F.J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1989. Caracterización de la resistencia a Pyricularia oryzae CAV y variabilidad patogénica del hongo en la estación experimental de Santa Rosa, Meta, Colombia. Parte II. In: American Phytopathological Society, XXIX Caribbean Regional Division Meetings, CIAT, Cali, Colombia; (Abstracts) p. 20.
  • Correa-Victoria, F.J., and Zeigler, R. S. 1989. Manejo integrado de Pyricularia en arroz. [Integrated management of Pyricularia in rice.] In: American Phytopathological Society, XXIX Caribbean Regional Division Meetings, CIAT, Cali, Colombia; (Abstracts) p. 55.
  • Alvarez, E., and Zeigler, R. S. 1989. Identificación de especies de Pseudomonas causantes de la pudrición café de la vaina y manchado del grano de arroz mediante el uso de un medio diferencial. [A differential growth medium for identification of Pseudomonas spp. causing brown sheath rot and grain discoloration of rice.] In: American Phytopathological Society, XXIX Caribbean Regional Division Meetings, CIAT, Cali, Colombia; (Abstracts) p. 62.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Weber, G. and Pineda, A. 1989. Characteristics of rice resistance to the hoja blanca virus (RHBV). In: American Phytopathological Society, XXIX Caribbean Regional Division Meetings, CIAT, Cali, Colombia; (Abstracts) p. 83.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Alvarez, E. 1988. Pseudomonas spp. causing grain and sheath rot of rice in Latin America. Poster presented at the Fifth International Congress of Plant Pathology, Kyoto, Japan. (Abstract P. xiii-1-16).
  • Zeigler, R.S., and Alvarez, E. 1988. Characteristics which distinguish Pseudomonas species causing sheath rot and grain discoloration of rice. XXVIII Reunión Anual Sociedad Americana de Fitopatología, División Caribe. APS-CD. (Abstract).
  • Frosi, J., P. Carmona, R. Zeigler and E. Pulver. 1986. Identificación de Pseudomonas fuscovaginae en Brasil y su posible influencia sobre el manchado de grano do arroz. [Detection of Ps. fuscovaginae in Brazil and its possible role in rice grain discoloration.] Reunión Anual de Arroz de Riego, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, 22-25 Septiembre.
  • Zeigler, R.S. 1985. Metodología de selección para resistencia a enfermedades. [Selection methods for disease resistance.] pp.25-29. In: Proceedings of the 6th. Conference of the International Rice Testing Program (IRTP), CIAT, Cali, Colombia.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Kayibigi, M. 1985. Farmer Rejection of late-maturing, high-yielding maize in Burundi. In: Proceedings of the First Eastern, Central Southern Africa Regional Maize Workshop, Lusaka, Zambia, March 10-17. p. 12-19.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Lozano, J.C., Alvarez, E. 1983. A summary of recent research on the superelongation disease of cassava. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops. Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP). Lima, Peru, 21-26 February 1983. p. 363-370.
  • Lozano, J.C., Hershey, C. H., Zeigler, R.S., and Bellotti, A. 1983. A comprehensive breeding approach to pest and disease problems of cassava. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root and Tuber Crops. Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP). Lima, Peru.
  • Zeigler, R.S., Alvarez, E. and Lozano, J. C. 1983. Evidence for pathogenic specialization of Sphaceloma manihoticola on cassava. (Abstract). Phytopathology 73:126.
  • Zeigler, R.S., and Lozano, J. C. 1983. The perfect stage of Sphaceloma manihoticola causal agent of cassava superelongation disease. (Abstract). Phytopathology 73:126.
  • Zeigler, R.S., and Zobel, D. 1978. Communities and fire history of lodgepole pine forests, Crater Lake National Park. Sixth Annual Science and Resource Management Conference, Pacific Northwest Region. National Park Service.
  • Zobel, D. and Zeigler, R. S. 1978. A fire management plan for the lodgepole pine forest communities, Crater Lake National Park. UNPS Internal Report.