Zhao, J. Doody, E. and R. S. Poethig (2023). Reproductive competence is regulated independently of vegetative phase change in Arabidopsis thaliana. Curr. Biol. 33: 487-497

Lawrence-Paul, E., Poethig R. S., and J. Lasky (2023) Vegetative phase change causes age-dependent changes in phenotypic plasticity. New Phytologist 240:613-625.  doi:10.1111/nph.19174

Sauer, M., Zhao, J., Park, M, Khangura, R., Dilkes, B. P. and R. S. Poethig (2023). Identification of the Teopod1, Teopod2, and Early Phase Change genes in maize. G3 13: jkad179;  doi: 10.1093/g3journal/jkad179


Lawrence, E. H., Springer, C. J., Helliker, B. R., and R. S. Poethig (2022). The carbon economics of vegetative phase change.  Plant Cell Environ. 45:1286-1297.

Doody, E., Zha, Y., He, J. and R. S. Poethig (2022). The genetic basis of natural variation in the timing of vegetative phase change.  Development 149: dev200321. doi:1242/dev.200321

 Poethig, R. S., Cullina, W.L, Doody, E.,Floyd, T., Fouracre, J.P., Hu,T.,  Xu, M., Zhao, J. (2022) Short-interval Traffic Lines: versatile tools for genetic analysis in Arabidopsis thaliana. G3 12: jkac202.  doi:10.1093/g3journal/jkac202


Lawrence, E. H., Leichty, A. R., Ma, C., Strauss, S. H. and R. S. Poethig. (2021). Vegetative phase change in Populus tremula x alba. New Phytol. 231: 351-364 doi:  10.1111/nph.17316

Lawrence E. H., Springer, C. J., Helliker, B. R. and R. S. Poethig (2021). miR156-mediated changes in leaf composition lead to altered photosynthetic traits during vegetative phase change. New Phytol. 231:1008-1022 doi: 10.1111/nph.17007

Xu, M, T. Hu, and R. S. Poethig (2021). Low light intensity delays vegetative phase change. Plant Physiol. doi:10.1093/plphys/kiab243

Fouracre, J. P., He, J., Chen V. J., Sidoli, S. and R. S. Poethig (2021). VAL genes regulate vegetative phase change via miR156-dependent and miR156-independent mechanisms. PLoS Genetics 17(6) e1009626.


Fouracre, J. P., Chen, V. J., and R. S. Poethig (2020) ALTERED MERISTEM PROGRAM1 regulates leaf identity independently of miR156-mediated translational repression. Development 147: dev186874.  doi10.1242/dev.186874

Tchatchoua, T.D, Poethig, R.S. ,  Doody, E.,  Weathers, T. C., Swartz, K., Mathieson, I.., Zembower, N., Zhebentyayeva, T.,  and J. E. Carlson (2020). Genetic diversity of Faidherbia albida populations in the Sudano Sahelian region of Cameroon, using simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers. African J. Biotech. 19: 415-425.

Fouracre, J. P. and R. S. Poethig (2020). Lonely at the top? Regulation of shoot apical meristem activity by intrinsic and extrinsic factors.  Curr. Op. Plant Biol. 58:17-24.


Leichty, A. R. and R. S. Poethig (2019) Development and evolution of age-dependent defenses in ant-acacias. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 116: 15596-15601

Fouracre, J. P. and R. S. Poethig (2019). A role for the shoot apical meristem in the specification of juvenile leaf identity in Arabidopsis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.  116: 10168-10177


He, J, Xu M, Willmann MR,  McCormick K,  Hu T, Yang L,  Starker CG,  Voytas DF, Meyers BC,  and Poethig RS 2018. Threshold-dependent repression of SPL gene expression by miR156/miR157 controls vegetative phase change in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS Genetics 14(4): e1007337

Xu, M., Hu T, and Poethig RS 2018. ACTIN-RELATED PROTEIN6 promotes the transcription of MIR156Aand MIR156C by mediating H3K4me3 deposition. Development 145: dev152868. doi:10.1242/dev.152868


Guo, C, Xu Y, Shi M, Lai Y, Wu X, Wang H, Zhu Z, Poethig RS, and Wu G. 2017. Repression of miR156 by miR159 regulates the timing of the juvenile-to-adult transition in Arabidopsis.  Plant Cell 29:1293-1304.


Fouracre, JP and Poethig RS. 2016. The role of small RNAs in vegetative shoot development. Curr. Op. Plant Biol.  29:64-72.

Xu, M., Hu T, Smith, MR and Poethig RS 2016. Epigenetic regulation of vegetative phase change in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 28: 28-41.

Xu, M., Hu T, Zhao J, Park M-Y, Earley KW, Wu G, Yang L, Poethig RS. 2016. Developmental functions of miR156-regulated SQUAMOSA PROMOTER BINDINGPROTEIN-LIKE(SPL) genes in Arabidopsis thaliana.  PLoS Genetics 8: e1006263

Poethig, RS. 2016. Ian Sussex: simple tools, clever experiments and new insights into plant development. Development 143: 3224-3225.

Ioannidi E, Rigas S, Tsitsekian D, Daras G, Alatzas A, Makris A, Tanou G, Argiriou A, Alexandrou D, PoethigS, Hatzopoulos P, Kanellis AK. 2016. Trichome patterning control involves TTG1 interaction with SPL transcription factors. Plant Mol. Biol. 92: 675-687.

Xu, Y, Guo C, Zhou B,  Li C,  Wang H,  Zheng B.  Ding H.  Zhu Z.  Peragine A,  Cui Y,  Poethig RS, and Wu G. 2016. Regulation of Vegetative Phase Change by SWI2/SNF2 Chromatin Remodeling ATPase BRAHMA. Plant Physiol. 172: 2416-2428.


Wu, G, Rossidivito G, Hu T, Berlyand Y, Poethig RS.  2015.  Traffic lines: new tools for genetic analysis in Arabidopsis thaliana, Feb 23. Genetics. 200: 35-45 Website


Hudson, CJ, Freeman JS, Jones RC, Potts BM, Wong MM, Weller JL, Hecht VF, Poethig RS, Vaillancourt RE.  2014.  Genetic control of heterochrony in Eucalyptus globulus, Jul. G3 (Bethesda). 4:1235-45., Number 7 Website

Gillmor, CS, Silva-Ortega CO, Willmann MR, Buendia-Monreal M, Poethig RS.  2014.  The Arabidopsis Mediator CDK8 module genes CCT (MED12) and GCT (MED13) are global regulators of developmental phase transitions, Dec. Development. 141:4580-9., Number 23 Website


Yoshikawa, M, Iki T, Tsutsui Y, Miyashita K, Poethig RS, Habu Y, Ishikawa M.  2013.  3′ fragment of miR173-programmed RISC-cleaved RNA is protected from degradation in a complex with RISC and SGS3, Mar 5. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110:4117-22., Number 10 Website

Yang, L, Xu M, Koo Y, He J, Poethig RS.  2013.  Sugar promotes vegetative phase change in Arabidopsis thaliana by repressing the expression of MIR156A and MIR156C. Elife. 2:e00260. Website

Poethig, RS.  2013.  Vegetative phase change and shoot maturation in plants. Curr Top Dev Biol. 105:125-52. Website


Yang, L, Wu G, Poethig RS.  2012.  Mutations in the GW-repeat protein SUO reveal a developmental function for microRNA-mediated translational repression in Arabidopsis, Jan 3. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 109:315-20., Number 1 Website


Earley, KW, Poethig RS.  2011.  Binding of the cyclophilin 40 ortholog SQUINT to Hsp90 protein is required for SQUINT function in Arabidopsis, Nov 4. J Biol Chem. 286:38184-9., Number 44 Website

Yang, L, Conway SR, Poethig RS.  2011.  Vegetative phase change is mediated by a leaf-derived signal that represses the transcription of miR156, Jan. Development. 138:245-9., Number 2 Website

Willmann, MR, Poethig RS.  2011.  The effect of the floral repressor FLC on the timing and progression of vegetative phase change in Arabidopsis, Feb. Development. 138:677-85., Number 4 Website

Wang, JW, Park MY, Wang LJ, Koo Y, Chen XY, Weigel D, Poethig RS.  2011.  miRNA control of vegetative phase change in trees, Feb. PLoS Genet. 7:e1002012., Number 2 Website


Poethig, RS.  2010.  The past, present, and future of vegetative phase change, Oct. Plant Physiol. 154:541-4., Number 2 Website

Gillmor, CS, Park MY, Smith MR, Pepitone R, Kerstetter RA, Poethig RS.  2010.  The MED12-MED13 module of Mediator regulates the timing of embryo patterning in Arabidopsis, Jan. Development. 137:113-22., Number 1 Website


Smith, MR, Willmann MR, Wu G, Berardini TZ, Moller B, Weijers D, Poethig RS.  2009.  Cyclophilin 40 is required for microRNA activity in Arabidopsis, Mar 31. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 106:5424-9., Number 13 Website

Wu, G, Park MY, Conway SR, Wang JW, Weigel D, Poethig RS.  2009.  The sequential action of miR156 and miR172 regulates developmental timing in Arabidopsis, Aug 21. Cell. 138:750-9., Number 4 Website

Yamaguchi, A, Wu MF, Yang L, Wu G, Poethig RS, Wagner D.  2009.  The microRNA-regulated SBP-Box transcription factor SPL3 is a direct upstream activator of LEAFY, FRUITFULL, and APETALA1, Aug. Dev Cell. 17:268-78., Number 2 Website

Poethig, RS.  2009.  Small RNAs and developmental timing in plants, Aug. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 19:374-8., Number 4 Website

Gardner, MJ, Baker AJ, Assie JM, Poethig RS, Haseloff JP, Webb AA.  2009.  GAL4 GFP enhancer trap lines for analysis of stomatal guard cell development and gene expression. J Exp Bot. 60:213-26., Number 1 Website


Wu, G, Lin WC, Huang T, Poethig RS, Springer PS, Kerstetter RA.  2008.  KANADI1 regulates adaxial-abaxial polarity in Arabidopsis by directly repressing the transcription of ASYMMETRIC LEAVES2, Oct 21. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 105:16392-7., Number 42 Website

Meyers, BC, Axtell MJ, Bartel B, Bartel DP, Baulcombe D, Bowman JL, Cao X, Carrington JC, Chen X, Green PJ, Griffiths-Jones S, Jacobsen SE, Mallory AC, Martienssen RA, Poethig RS, Qi Y, Vaucheret H, Voinnet O, Watanabe Y, Weigel D, Zhu JK.  2008.  Criteria for annotation of plant MicroRNAs, Dec. Plant Cell. 20:3186-90., Number 12 Website

Mlotshwa, S, Pruss GJ, Peragine A, Endres MW, Li J, Chen X, Poethig RS, Bowman LH, Vance V.  2008.  DICER-LIKE2 plays a primary role in transitive silencing of transgenes in Arabidopsis. PLoS One. 3:e1755., Number 3 Website


Willmann, MR, Poethig RS.  2007.  Conservation and evolution of miRNA regulatory programs in plant development, Oct. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 10:503-11., Number 5 Website


Wu, G, Poethig RS.  2006.  Temporal regulation of shoot development in Arabidopsis thaliana by miR156 and its target SPL3, Sep. Development. 133:3539-47., Number 18 Website

Lu, C, Kulkarni K, Souret FF, MuthuValliappan R, Tej SS, Poethig RS, Henderson IR, Jacobsen SE, Wang W, Green PJ, Meyers BC.  2006.  MicroRNAs and other small RNAs enriched in the Arabidopsis RNA-dependent RNA polymerase-2 mutant, Oct. Genome Res. 16:1276-88., Number 10 Website

Xu, L, Yang L, Pi L, Liu Q, Ling Q, Wang H, Poethig RS, Huang H.  2006.  Genetic interaction between the AS1-AS2 and RDR6-SGS3-AGO7 pathways for leaf morphogenesis, Jul. Plant Cell Physiol. 47:853-63., Number 7 Website

Dodd, AN, Jakobsen MK, Baker AJ, Telzerow A, Hou SW, Laplaze L, Barrot L, Poethig RS, Haseloff J, Webb AA.  2006.  Time of day modulates low-temperature Ca signals in Arabidopsis, Dec. Plant J. 48:962-73., Number 6 Website

Martin-Trillo, M, Lazaro A, Poethig RS, Gomez-Mena C, Pineiro MA, Martinez-Zapater JM, Jarillo JA.  2006.  EARLY IN SHORT DAYS 1 (ESD1) encodes ACTIN-RELATED PROTEIN 6 (AtARP6), a putative component of chromatin remodelling complexes that positively regulates FLC accumulation in Arabidopsis, Apr. Development. 133:1241-52., Number 7 Website

Poethig, RS, Peragine A, Yoshikawa M, Hunter C, Willmann M, Wu G.  2006.  The function of RNAi in plant development. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 71:165-70. Website


Yoshikawa, M, Peragine A, Park MY, Poethig RS.  2005.  A pathway for the biogenesis of trans-acting siRNAs in Arabidopsis, Sep 15. Genes Dev. 19:2164-75., Number 18 Website

Willmann, MR, Poethig RS.  2005.  Time to grow up: the temporal role of smallRNAs in plants, Oct. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 8:548-52., Number 5 Website

Park, MY, Wu G, Gonzalez-Sulser A, Vaucheret H, Poethig RS.  2005.  Nuclear processing and export of microRNAs in Arabidopsis, Mar 8. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 102:3691-6., Number 10 Website


Hunter, C, Poethig RS.  2004.  ReFUSing to grow up, Sep. Dev Cell. 7:288-9., Number 3 Website

Peragine, A, Yoshikawa M, Wu G, Albrecht HL, Poethig RS.  2004.  SGS3 and SGS2/SDE1/RDR6 are required for juvenile development and the production of trans-acting siRNAs in Arabidopsis, Oct 1. Genes Dev. 18:2368-79., Number 19 Website


Hunter, C, Sun H, Poethig RS.  2003.  The Arabidopsis heterochronic gene ZIPPY is an ARGONAUTE family member, Sep 30. Curr Biol. 13:1734-9., Number 19 Website

Poethig, RS.  2003.  Phase change and the regulation of developmental timing in plants, Jul 18. Science. 301:334-6., Number 5631 Website

Hunter, C, Poethig RS.  2003.  miSSING LINKS: miRNAs and plant development, Aug. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 13:372-8., Number 4 Website

Hunter, CA, Aukerman MJ, Sun H, Fokina M, Poethig RS.  2003.  PAUSED encodes the Arabidopsis exportin-t ortholog, Aug. Plant Physiol. 132:2135-43., Number 4 Website

Bollman, KM, Aukerman MJ, Park MY, Hunter C, Berardini TZ, Poethig RS.  2003.  HASTY, the Arabidopsis ortholog of exportin 5/MSN5, regulates phase change and morphogenesis, Apr. Development. 130:1493-504., Number 8 Website


Moss, EG, Poethig RS.  2002.  MicroRNAs: something new under the sun, Oct 15. Curr Biol. 12:R688-90., Number 20 Website

Vega, SH, Sauer M, Orkwiszewski JA, Poethig RS.  2002.  The early phase change gene in maize, Jan. Plant Cell. 14:133-47., Number 1 Website


Berardini, TZ, Bollman K, Sun H, Poethig RS.  2001.  Regulation of vegetative phase change in Arabidopsis thaliana by cyclophilin 40, Mar 23. Science. 291:2405-7., Number 5512 Website

Poethig, RS.  2001.  Life with 25,000 genes, Mar. Genome Res. 11:313-6., Number 3 Website

Kerstetter, RA, Bollman K, Taylor RA, Bomblies K, Poethig RS.  2001.  KANADI regulates organ polarity in Arabidopsis, Jun 7. Nature. 411:706-9., Number 6838 Website


Orkwiszewski, JA, Poethig RS.  2000.  Phase identity of the maize leaf is determined after leaf initiation, Sep 12. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 97:10631-6., Number 19 Website


Telfer, A, Poethig RS.  1998.  HASTY: a gene that regulates the timing of shoot maturation in Arabidopsis thaliana, May. Development. 125:1889-98., Number 10 Website

Kerstetter, RA, Poethig RS.  1998.  The specification of leaf identity during shoot development. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 14:373-98. Website


Conway, LJ, Poethig RS.  1997.  Mutations of Arabidopsis thaliana that transform leaves into cotyledons, Sep 16. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 94:10209-14., Number 19 Website

Poethig, RS.  1997.  Leaf morphogenesis in flowering plants, Jul. Plant Cell. 9:1077-87., Number 7 Website

Telfer, A, Bollman KM, Poethig RS.  1997.  Phase change and the regulation of trichome distribution in Arabidopsis thaliana, Feb. Development. 124:645-54., Number 3 Website


Evans, MM, Poethig RS.  1995.  Gibberellins promote vegetative phase change and reproductive maturity in maize, Jun. Plant Physiol. 108:475-87., Number 2 Website

Lawson, EJ, Poethig RS.  1995.  Shoot development in plants: time for a change, Jul. Trends Genet. 11:263-8., Number 7 Website


Evans, MM, Passas HJ, Poethig RS.  1994.  Heterochronic effects of glossy15 mutations on epidermal cell identity in maize, Jul. Development. 120:1971-81., Number 7 Website


Dudley, M, Poethig RS.  1993.  The heterochronic Teopod1 and Teopod2 mutations of maize are expressed non-cell-autonomously, Feb. Genetics. 133:389-99., Number 2 Website


Bassiri, A, Irish EE, Poethig RS.  1992.  Heterochronic Effects of Teopod 2 on the Growth and Photosensitivity of the Maize Shoot, Apr. Plant Cell. 4:497-504., Number 4 Website


Dudley, M, Poethig RS.  1991.  The effect of a heterochronic mutation, Teopod2, on the cell lineage of the maize shoot, Mar. Development. 111:733-9., Number 3 Website


Becraft, PW, Bongard-Pierce DK, Sylvester AW, Poethig RS, Freeling M.  1990.  The liguleless-1 gene acts tissue specifically in maize leaf development, Sep. Dev Biol. 141:220-32., Number 1 Website

Poethig, RS.  1990.  Phase change and the regulation of shoot morphogenesis in plants, Nov 16. Science. 250:923-30., Number 4983 Website


McDaniel, CN, Poethig RS.  1988.  Cell-lineage patterns in the shoot apical meristem of the germinating maize embryo, Jul. Planta. 175:13-22., Number 1 Website

Poethig, RS.  1988.  Heterochronic mutations affecting shoot development in maize, Aug. Genetics. 119:959-73., Number 4 Website


Poethig, RS, Sussex IM.  1985.  The cellular parameters of leaf development in tobacco: a clonal analysis, Aug. Planta. 165:170-84., Number 2 Website

Poethig, RS, Sussex IM.  1985.  The developmental morphology and growth dynamics of the tobacco leaf, Aug. Planta. 165:158-69., Number 2 Website