Kelly Swarts



Korolyova N, Buechling A, Ďuračiová R, et al. (2022) The Last Trees Standing: Climate modulates tree survival factors during a prolonged bark beetle outbreak in Europe. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 322(15):109025.

Morales L and Swarts K (2022) Heritable and climatic sources of variation in juvenile tree growth in an Austrian common garden experiment of Central European Norway spruce populations. Forests 13(5):809 preprint bioRxiv:2022.01.10.475611.

Vallebueno-Estrada M, Hernandez-Robles GG, Gonzalez-Orozco E, et al. (2022) Domestication and lowland adaptation of coastal preceramic maize from Paredones, Peru. bioRxiv:2022.02.23.481166.

Poláček M, Arizpe A, ..., Swarts K (2022) Automation of tree-ring detection and measurements using deep learning. bioRxiv:2022.01.10.475709.

Vallebueno-Estrada M, Steindl S, ..., Swarts K (2022) Multi-GBS: A massively multiplexed GBS-based protocol optimized for large, repetitive conifer genomes. bioRxiv:2022.01.10.475685.


Abella-Gutiérrez J, Touchan R, Boehm J, et al. (2021) Oceanic Influence on Chiricahua Mountains Drought Observed in a 383-Year Douglas-Fir Reconstruction. Tree-Ring Research 77(2):63-73.

Swarts K, Bauer E, Glaubitz JC, et al. (2021) Joint analysis of days to flowering reveals independent temperate adaptations in maize. Heredity (Edinb) 126(6):929-41.

Hu Y, Colantonio V, Müller BSF, et al. (2021) Genome assembly and population genomic analysis provide insights into the evolution of modern sweet corn. Nat Commun 12(1):1227.

Yost CL, Michas M, Adams KR, et al. (2021) An in situ and morphometric study of maize (Zea mays L.) cob rondel phytoliths from Southwestern North American landraces. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35:102732.


Morales L, Repka AC, Swarts KL, et al. (2020) Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of a large, diverse population of maize near-isogenic lines. Plant J 103(3):1246-55.


Bilinski P, Albert PS, Berg JJ, et al. (2018) Parallel altitudinal clines reveal trends in adaptive evolution of genome size in Zea mays. PLoS Genet 14(5):e1007162.

Kremling KAG, Chen SY, Su MH, et al. (2018) Dysregulation of expression correlates with rare-allele burden and fitness loss in maize. Nature 555(7697):520-3.

Swarts K, Gutaker RM, Benz B, et al. (2017) Genomic estimation of complex traits reveals ancient maize adaptation to temperate North America. Science 357(6350):512-5.

Navarro JAR, Wilcox M, Burgueo J, et al. (2017) A Study of Allelic Diversity Underlying Flowering-Time Adaptation in Maize Landraces. Nat Genet 49(3):476-80.

Swarts, K., Bauer, E., Glaubitz, J.C., Ho, T., Johnson, L., Li, Y., et al. (2016). A Large Scale Joint Analysis of Flowering Time Reveals Independent Temperate Adaptations in Maize. bioRxiv:086082.

Takuno S, Ralph P, Swarts K, et al. (2015) Independent Molecular Basis of Convergent Highland Adaptation in Maize. Genetics 200(4):1297-312.

Swarts K, Li H, Romero Navarro JA, et al. (2014) Novel Methods to Optimize Genotypic Imputation for Low-Coverage, Next-Generation Sequence Data in Crop Plants. Plant Genome 7.

Romay MC, Millard MJ, Glaubitz JC, et al. (2013) Comprehensive genotyping of the USA national maize inbred seed bank. Genome Biol 14(6):R55.

Swarts K (2011). Structural Wood Choice and Cultural Meaning at Honey Bee Village. In Life in the Valley of Gold, Archaeological Investigations at Honey Bee Village, a Prehistoric Hohokam Ballcourt Village in the Canada Del Oro Valley of Southern Arizona: Introduction, Chronology, Material Culture Investigations and Research Results, H.D. Wallace, ed. (Tucson: Center for Desert Archaeology).

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