Reid, Lana, Ph.D.

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

960 Carling Ave
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6
Telephone: 613-759-1619
Fax: 613-952-9295
Email: lana.reid@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Corn/maize breeding and genetics
  • Corn/maize pathology
  • Inheritance/genetics and mechanisms of host plant resistance
  • Early maturity and cold tolerance in corn
  • multiple-pest resistant corn
  • Exotic corn germplasm
  • Pest resistance screening techniques
  • Fusarium stalk rot (Fusarium species)
  • Ear rot (Fusarium species)
  • Eyespot (Aureobasidium zeae)
  • Northern leaf blight (Exserohilum turcicum)
  • Common rust (Puccinia sorghi)
  • Gray leaf spot (Cercospora zeae-maydis)
  • Stewart's wilt (Pantoea stewartii)
  • Anthracnose leaf blight and stalk rot (Colletotrichum graminicolum)
  • Screening techniques

Current Projects:

  • Development of multiple-pest resistance in Ontario corn
  • Improving sustainable productivity and lowering production risks of corn by developing evaluation techniques and inbred lines with superior combining ability, early maturity (<2800 CHU) and cold tolerance at the germination, seedling and grain filling
  • Improving sustainable productivity, lowering production risks and environmental impacts of corn by developing evaluation techniques and inbred lines with superior combining ability and multiple pest resistance, with an emphasis on increasing food

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2016

2015

2014

  • Foroud, N.A., Chatterton, S., Reid, L.M., Turkington, T.K., Tittlemier, S.A., and Gräfenhan, T. (2014). "Fusarium Diseases of Canadian Grain Crops: Impact and Disease Management Strategies.", in Goyal A, and Manoharachary C. (eds.) - Future Challenges in Crop Protection Against Fungal Pathogens, Springer New York, pp. 267-316.
  • Kebede, A.Z., Reid, L.M., Zhu, X., Wu, J.-H., Woldemariam, T., Voloaca, C., and Xiang, K. (2014). "Relationship between kernel drydown rate and resistance to gibberella ear rot in maize.", Euphytica, 201(1), pp. 79-88. doi : 10.1007/s10681-014-1185-2
  • Reid, L.M., Morrison, M.J., Zhu, X., Wu, J.-H., Woldemariam, T., Voloaca, C., and Xiang, K. (2014). "Selecting maize for rapid kernel drydown: timing of moisture measurement and relationship to corn heat units, rainfall and solar radiation.", Maydica, 59(1), pp. 9-15.
  • Reid, L.M., Voloaca, C., Wu, J.-H., Woldemariam, T., Jindal, K.K., and Zhu, X. (2014). "CO452 corn inbred line.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 94(8), pp. 1523-1527. doi : 10.4141/cjps-2014-205
  • Reid, L.M., Voloaca, C., Wu, J.-H., Woldemariam, T., Jindal, K.K., and Zhu, X. (2014). "CO454 corn inbred line.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 94(8), pp. 1529-1533. doi : 10.4141/CJPS-2014-207
  • Reid, L.M., Zhu, X., Voloaca, C., Wu, J.-H., Woldemariam, T., Martin, R.A., and Beres, B.L. (2014). "CO450 corn inbred line.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 94(1), pp. 161-167. doi : 10.4141/cjps2013-190
  • Reid, L.M., Zhu, X., Voloaca, C., Wu, J.-H., and Woldemariam, T. (2014). "CO451 corn inbred line.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 94(1), pp. 169-173. doi : 10.4141/cjps2013-191

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2016

  • Reid, L.M. (2016). "AAFC 2016 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO457.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2016). "AAFC 2016 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO458.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2016). "AAFC 2016 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO459.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2016). "AAFC 2016 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO460.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2016). "AAFC 2016 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO461.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2016). "AAFC 2016 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO462.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2016). Corn Inbred Lines (2016 Edition), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Report)

2015

  • Kebede, A.Z., Woldemariam, T., Reid, L.M., and Harris, L.J. (2015). "Molecular mapping of Gibberella ear rot resistance and kernel drydown rate in maize.", 13th European Fusarium Seminar, Martina Franca, Italy, May 10-14, 2015, pp. 168. (Abstract)
  • Kebede, A.Z., Woldemariam, T., Reid, L.M., and Harris, L.J. (2015). "Molecular mapping of gibberella ear rot resistance and kernel drydown rate in maize.", 57th Annual Maize Genetics Conference, Charles, IL, USA, March 12-15, 2015. (Abstract)
  • Nicol, R.W., Nambi, T., Gomez-Flores, R., Young, D., McNea, L., Van Overloop, K., Morrison, M.J., Reid, L.M., Margaritis, A., and Gilroyed, B.H. (2015). "Fermentation of juice from sugarcorn, a new feedstock for the ethanol industry.", Recent Advances in Fermentation Technology, Clearwater Beach, FL, USA, November 8-11, 2015. (Poster)
  • Reid, L.M. (2015). "AAFC 2015 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO455.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2015). "AAFC 2015 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO456.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2015). Corn Inbred Lines. 2015 Edition., Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Report)

2014

  • Kebede, A.Z., Reid, L.M., Zhu, X., Woldemariam, T., Voloaca, C., and Wu, J.-H. (2014). "Does selection for fast kernel dry down result in gains for Gibberella ear rot resistance in maize?", 68th North Eastern Corn Improvement Conference, Wooster, Ohio, USA, February 13-14, 2014.
  • Reid, L.M. (2014). "AAFC 2014 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO452.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2014). "AAFC 2014 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO453.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2014). Corn Inbred Lines. 2014 Edition., Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (Report)
  • Reid, L.M. and Lawley, Y. (2014). "Update on AAFC’s Corn Breeding Program.", CropConnect Conference, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, February 18-19, 2014.
  • Zhu, X., Reid, L.M., Woldemariam, T., Voloaca, C., and Wu, J. (2014). "Yield analysis for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s corn program.", 68th Northeastern Corn Improvement Conference, Agriculture Research and Development Center, Wooster, Ohio, USA, February 13-14, 2014, pp. 12-13.

2013

  • Tian, L.-N., Eskin, N.A.M., Lu, J., Najak, A., Al Hejami, A., Tian, G., Vessey, K., Henry, H.A.L., Reid, L.M., and Yang, X. (2013). "Study Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus in corn plants for colonization and potential nitrogen fixation.", 67th Northeastern Corn Improvement Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, February 14-15, 2013, pp. 11-15.
  • Tian, L.-N., Eskin, N.A.M., Vessey, K., Tian, G., Henry, H.A.L., Reid, L.M., and Yang, Y. (2013). "Study of biological nitrogen fixation in corn by Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus.", 67th Northeastern Corn Improvement Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, February 14-15, 2013.

2012

  • Reid, L.M. (2012). "AAFC 2012 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO447.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada (AAC). (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2012). "AAFC 2012 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO448.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada (AAC). (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2012). "AAFC 2012 Corn Inbred Line Release: CO449.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada (AAC). (Factsheet)
  • Reid, L.M. (2012). "Corn Inbred Lines. 2012 Edition.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada (AAC). (Factsheet)
  • Zhu, X., Reid, L.M., Woldemariam, T., and Tenuta, A.U. (2012). "Survey of corn diseases and pests in Ontario and Québec in 2011.", Canadian Plant Disease Survey, 92, pp. 81-85.

2011

  • Harris, L.J., Bosnich, W., Johnston, A., Woldemariam, T., Reid, L.M., Schneiderman, D., Mohammadi, M., and Gleddie, S.C. (2011). "Mapping gibberella ear rot resistance in maize using a large B73 X CO441 F6 recombinant inbred population.", 7th Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight (CWFHB) / Colloque canadien sur la fusariose, Delta Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, November 27-30, 2011, pp. 95.
  • Xiang, K., Reid, L.M., Zhu, X., Zhang, Z.M., and Pan, G.-T. (2011). "Relationship among kernel drydown rates, agronomic traits and resistance to fusarium kernel rot and gibberella ear rot of corn.", 2011 Asian Corn Breeding Conference, Nanling, Guanxi, China, November 7-11, 2011.
  • Zhu, X., Reid, L.M., Woldemariam, T., Voloaca, C., and Wu, J.-H. (2011). "Expression of different Rp genes to common rust of corn in Ottawa, Ontario.", Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter, 85.
  • Zhu, X., Reid, L.M., Woldemariam, T., Voloaca, C., and Wu, J.-H. (2011). "Resistance breeding to northern corn leaf blight, Exserohilum turcicum , at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.", 65th Northeastern Corn Improvement Conference, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, Canada, February 17-18, 2011.
  • Zhu, X., Reid, L.M., Woldemariam, T., and Tenuta, A.U. (2011). "Survey of corn diseases and pests in Ontario and Québec in 2010.", Canadian Plant Disease Survey, 91, pp. 77-80.

2010

  • Reid, L.M., Zhu, X., Baum, B.R., Xiang, K., Voloaca, C., and Woldemariam, T. (2010). "Heterotic groups of Canadian maize inbred lines based on pedigree and SSR markers.", Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter, 84(48), pp. 1-7. (Newsletter)
  • Xiang, K., Yang, K.C., Pan, G.-T., Reid, L.M., and Zhu, X. (2010). "Genetic diversity and combining ability of maize landraces from China's Sichuan Basin.", Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter, 84. (Newsletter)
  • Zhu, X., Reid, L.M., Woldemariam, T., Voloaca, C., and Wu, J. (2010). "Expression of different Ht gens to northern corn leaf blight in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.", Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter, 84. (Newsletter)
  • Zhu, X., Reid, L.M., Woldemariam, T., and Voloaca, C. (2010). "Survey of corn diseases and pests in Eastern Ontario and Western Québec in 2009.", Canadian Plant Disease Survey, 90, pp. 79-81.

2009

  • Reid, L.M. (2009). "AAFC Corn breeding: current status and future prospects.", Manitoba Special Crops Symposium, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, February 10-11, 2009. (Presentation)
  • Reid, L.M. (2009). "Improvements in breeding corn for resistance to Gibberella ear rot.", 6th Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight (CWFHB) / Colloque canadien sur la fusariose, Marriott Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, November 1-4, 2009.
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