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Ian Mackay

Prof

  • West Mains Road, Kings Buildings

    EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

1993 …2019
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Research Output 1993 2019

2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

A large-scale pedigree resource of wheat reveals evidence for adaptation and selection by breeders

Fradgley, N., Gardner, K., Cockram, J., Elderfield, J., Hickey, J., Howell, P., Jackson, R. & Mackay, IM., 28 Feb 2019, In : PLoS Biology. 17, 2, 20 p., e3000071.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pedigree
pedigree
Triticum
Crops
wheat

Statistical methods for plant breeding

Mackay, IM., Piepho, H-P. & Garcia, A., 2019, Handbook of Statistical Genetics. Balding, D., Moltka, I. & Marioni, J. (eds.). 4 ed. Wiley, p. 501-530 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

plant breeding
statistical analysis
animal breeding
animals
genotype
2 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of training population design on genomic prediction accuracy in wheat

Edwards, S., Buntjer, J., Jackson, R., Bentley, A., Lage, J., Byrne, E., Burt, C., Jack, P., Berry, S., Flatman, E., Poupard, B., Smith, S., Hayes, C., Gaynor, C., Gorjanc, G., Howell, P., Ober, E., Mackay, I. & Hickey, J., Jul 2019, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 132, 7, p. 1943–1952 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Livestock
Triticum
Breeding
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Genotype
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing European wheat sensitivities to Parastagonospora nodorum necrotrophic effectors and fine-mapping the Snn3-B1 locus conferring sensitivity to the effector SnTox3

Downie, R., Bouvet, L., Furuki, E., Gosman, N., Gardner, K., Mackay, I., Campos Mantello, C., Mellers, G., Phan, H., Rose, G., Tan, K-C., Oliver, R. & Cockram, J., 4 Jul 2018, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 9:881, 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pichia pastoris
Triticum
Hypochromic Anemia
loci
wheat
3 Citations (Scopus)

Functional mapping of quantitative trait loci (QTLs) associated with plant performance in a wheat MAGIC mapping population

Camargo, A., Mackay, I., Mott, R., Han, J., Doonan, J., Askew, K., Corke, F., Williams, K. & Bentley, A., 9 Jul 2018, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 9, 15 p., 887.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Quantitative Trait Loci
agronomic traits
Triticum
quantitative trait loci
wheat
10 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic mapping populations for conducting high-resolution trait mapping in plants

Cockram, J. & Mackay, I., 2018, Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology. Varshney, R., Pandey, M. & Chitikineni, A. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, p. 109-138 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

chromosome mapping
quantitative trait loci
breeding
founder effect
marker-assisted selection
3 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic index selection provides a pragmatic framework for setting and refining multi-objective breeding targets in Miscanthus

Slavov, G., Davey, C., Bosch, M., RObson, P., Donnison, I. & Mackay, I., 23 Oct 2018, In : Annals of Botany. XX, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Miscanthus
selection index
refining
Biomass
Breeding
2017

Advances in wheat breeding techniques

Bentley, A. & Mackay, I., 31 Oct 2017, Achieving sustainable cultivation of wheat: Breeding, quality traits, pests and diseases. Langdridge, P. (ed.). 1 ed. London: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 53-76 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

breeding methods
wheat
genetic improvement
breeding
selection intensity
25 Citations (Scopus)

A two-part strategy for using genomic selection to develop inbred lines

Gaynor, C., Gorjanc, G., Bentley, A., Ober, E., Howell, P., Jackson, R., Mackay, I. & Hickey, J., 3 Aug 2017, In : Crop Science. 57, 5, p. 2372-2386

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
marker-assisted selection
inbred lines
plant breeding
genetic improvement
breeding
54 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic prediction unifies animal and plant breeding programs to form platforms for biological discovery

Implementing Genomic Selection in CGIAR Breeding Programs Workshop Participants, 2017, In : Nature Genetics. 49, 9, p. 1297 - 1303 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Breeding
Genetic Engineering
Costs and Cost Analysis
Population
Plant Breeding
3 Citations (Scopus)

Starch granule morphology in oat endosperm

Saccomanno, B., Chambers, A., Hayes, A., Mackay, IM., McWilliams, S. & Trafford, K., 2017, In : Journal of Cereal Science. 73, p. 46-54

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Endosperm
starch granules
Starch
endosperm
oats
2016
30 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
segregation distortion
introgression
Triticum
genomics
wheat
2 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of allelic imbalance in rice hybrids under water stress and association of asymmetrically expressed genes with drought-response QTLs

Ereful, NC., Liu, L-Y., Tsai, E., Kao, S-M., Dixit, S., Mauleon, R., Malabanan, K., Thomson, M., Laurena, A., Lee, D., Mackay, I., Greenland, A., Powell, W. & Leung, H., 2016, In : Rice. 9, 50, 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Allelic Imbalance
Drought
Droughts
Dehydration
water stress
6 Citations (Scopus)

Determining phenological patterns associated with the onset of senescence in a wheat MAGIC mapping population

Camargo, A., Mott, R., Gardner, K., Mackay, I., Corke, F., Doonan, J., Kim, J. & Bentley, A., 2016, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 7, p. 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Triticum
wheat
Population
leaves
quantitative trait loci
13 Citations (Scopus)

Maximizing the potential of multi-parental crop populations

Ladejobi, O., Elderfield, J., Gardner, K., Gaynor, C., Hickey, J., Hibberd, J., Mackay, I. & Bentley, A., Dec 2016, In : Applied and Translational Genomics. 11, p. 9-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
crops
Population
chromosome mapping
Resource Allocation
resource allocation
5 Citations (Scopus)

SSR markers indicate a common origin of self-pollinating dwarf coconut in South-East Asia under domestication

Perera, L., Baudouin, L. & Mackay, I., Nov 2016, In : Scientia Horticulturae. 211, p. 255-262

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

domestication
coconuts
South East Asia
tree trunk
nut
20 Citations (Scopus)

Using genetic distance to infer the accuracy of genomic prediction

Scutari, M., Mackay, I. & Balding, D., 2 Sep 2016, In : PLoS Genetics. 12, 9, 19 p., e1006288.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Health Services Needs and Demand
genetic distance
genomics
Metagenomics
prediction
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

Differentially penalized regression to predict agronomic traits from metabolites and markers

Ward, J., Rakszegi, M., Bedő, Z., Shewry, P. & Mackay, I., 26 Feb 2015, In : BMC Genetics. 16, 19, 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
agronomic traits
metabolites
prediction
Software
Metabolomics
22 Citations (Scopus)

Efficiently tracking selection in a multiparental population: the case of earliness in wheat

Thépot, S., Restoux, G., Goldringer, I., Hospital, F., Gouache, D., Mackay, I. & Enjalbert, J., 2015, In : Genetics. 199, p. 609-623

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triticum
early development
wheat
Population
outcrossing
11 Citations (Scopus)

Fine-mapping the wheat Snn1 locus conferring sensitivity 1 to the Parastagonospora nodorum necrotrophic effector SnTox1 using an eight founder multi-parent advanced generation intercross population

Cockram, J., Scuderi, A., Barber, T., Furuki, E., Gardner, K., Gosman, N., Kowalczyk, R., Phan, H., Rose, G. A., Tan, K-C., Oliver, R. & Mackay, I., 1 Nov 2015, In : G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 5, p. 2257-2266

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Triticum
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Chromosomes
single nucleotide polymorphism
loci
10 Citations (Scopus)

GplusE: beyond genomic selection

Mackay, I., Ober, E. & Hickey, J., 25 Mar 2015, In : Food and Energy Security. 4, 1, p. 25-35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
marker-assisted selection
genomics
wheat
Throughput
Triticum
4 Citations (Scopus)

Implications of using genomic prediction within a high density SNP dataset to predict DUS traits in barley

Mackay, I. & Jones, H., Dec 2015, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128, 12, p. 2461–2470

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

barley
genomics
prediction
genotype
plant variety protection

Interest of a multiparental and outcrossing wheat population for fine mapping

Thépot, S., Restoux, G., Hospital, F., Gouache, D., Mackay, I., Goldringer, I. & Enjalbert, J., 2015, Advances in Wheat Genetics: From Genome to Field. Ogihara, Y., Takumi, S. & Handa, H. (eds.). Springer, p. 331-338 ( Advances in Wheat Genetics: From Genome to Field).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
outcrossing
wheat
single nucleotide polymorphism
quantitative trait loci
seeds
2014

Agro-morphological variation and nutritional qualitative trait screening among field bean (Vicia faba L. var minor)

Khamassi, K., Mackay, I., Ali, M., Rezgui, S., O’Sullivan, D. & Ben Jeddi, F., 16 Jun 2014, In : Legume Genomics and Genetics. 5, p. 7-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
growth habit
Vicia faba
determinate growth
beans
screening
82 Citations (Scopus)

An eight-parent multiparent advanced generation inter-cross population for winter-sown wheat: creation, properties, and validation

Mackay, I. J., Bansept-Basler, P., Barber, T., Bentley, A. R., Cockram, J., Gosman, N., Greenland, A. J., Horsnell, R., Howells, R., O'Sullivan, D. M., Rose, G. A. & Howell, P. J., 18 Sep 2014, In : G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 4, 9, p. 1603-10 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Triticum
wheat
winter
Population
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
48 Citations (Scopus)

Applying association mapping and genomic selection to the dissection of key traits in elite European wheat

Bentley, A., Scutari, M., Gosman, N., Faure, S., Bedford, F., Howell, P., Cockram, J., Rose, G., Barber, T., Irigoyen, J., Horsnell, R., Pumfrey, C., Winnie, E., Schacht, J., Beauchêne, K., Praud, S., Greenland, A., Balding, D. & Mackay, I., Dec 2014, In : TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik. 127, 12, p. 2619-33 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

marker-assisted selection
Triticum
chromosome mapping
Dissection
Breeding
35 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple quantitative trait analysis using Bayesian networks

Scutari, M., Howell, P., Balding, D. J. & Mackay, I., Sep 2014, In : Genetics. 198, 1, p. 129-137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bayes Theorem
Bayesian theory
quantitative traits
Bayesian Networks
Best Linear Unbiased Prediction
2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

An introduction to the contemporary breeding of oil seed rape

Wood, T., Teakle, G. & Mackay, I., Nov 2013, In : Lipid Technology. 25, 11, p. 251-254

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

public opinion
Oilseeds
Public Opinion
Rape
Genomics
13 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the use of high-density SNP genotyping to implement UPOV Model 2 for DUS testing in barley

Jones, H., Norris, C., Smith, D., Cockram, J., Lee, D., O'Sullivan, D. M. & Mackay, I., Apr 2013, In : TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik. 126, 4, p. 901-911 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Association Studies
Hordeum
Calibration
genotyping
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism

Flowering time

Bentley, A., Jensen, EF., Mackay, I., Hönicka, H., Fladung, M., Hori, K., Yano, M., Mullet, JE., Armstead, IP., Hayes, C., Thorogood, D., Lovatt, A., Morris, R., Pullen, N., Mutasa-Göttgens, E. & Cockram, J., 25 Apr 2013, Genomics and Breeding for Climate-Resilient Crops : Target traits . Kole, C. (ed.). 1 ed. Springer, Vol. 2. p. 1-66

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

flowering
Biofuels
Climate Change
Poaceae
Arabidopsis

Genome-wide analysis of allele specific expression imbalance and copy number variation in rice (Oryza sativa L.) under normal and drought conditions

Ereful, N. C., Malabanan, K., Thomson, M., Merca, FE., Laurena, A., Lee, D., Mackay, I. & Leung, H., 2013, In : Philippine Journal of Crop Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Droughts
Oryza sativa
Alleles
drought
Genome
32 Citations (Scopus)

Haplotype dictionary for the Rht-1 loci in wheat

Wilhelm, E. P., Mackay, I. J., Saville, R. J., Korolev, A. V., Balfourier, F., Greenland, A. J., Boulton, M. I. & Powell, W., Jul 2013, In : TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik. 126, 7, p. 1733-47 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Haplotypes
Triticum
Bread
Tetraploidy
Diploidy
14 Citations (Scopus)

Improving the efficiency of genomic selection

Scutari, M., Mackay, I. & Balding, D., Aug 2013, In : Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology. 12, 4, p. 517-27 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kinship
Linkage Disequilibrium
marker-assisted selection
Genomics
Best Linear Unbiased Prediction
2 Citations (Scopus)

Remnant genetic diversity detected in an ancient crop: Triticum dicoccon Schrank landraces from Asturias, Spain

Leigh, F. J., Oliveira, H. R., Mackay, I., Jones, H., Smith, L., Wolters, P., Charles, M., Jones, M., Powell, W., Brown, T. A. & Jones, G., Jan 2013, In : Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 60, 1, p. 355-365 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triticum turgidum subsp. dicoccon
Spain
landraces
Triticum
wheat
32 Citations (Scopus)

Rht-1 and Ppd-D1 associations with height, GA sensitivity, and days to heading in a worldwide bread wheat collection

Wilhelm, E. P., Boulton, M. I., Al-Kaff, N., Balfourier, F., Bordes, J., Greenland, A., Powell, W. & Mackay, I., Sep 2013, In : TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik. 126, 9, p. 2233-2243 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bread
Photoperiod
Triticum
Alleles
Gibberellins
20 Citations (Scopus)

Short, natural, and extended photoperiod response in BC2F4 lines of bread wheat with different photoperiod-1 (Ppd-1) alleles

Bentley, A. R., Horsnell, R., Werner, C. P., Turner, A. S., Rose, G. A., Bedard, C., Howell, P., Wilhelm, E. P., Mackay, I. J., Howells, R. M., Greenland, A., Laurie, D. A. & Gosman, N., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 64, 7, p. 1783-93 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bread
Photoperiod
Triticum
photoperiod
Alleles
5 Citations (Scopus)

Using diversity of the chloroplast genome to examine evolutionary history of wheat species

Leigh, F., Mackay, I., Oliveira, H. R., Gosman, N., Horsnell, R., Jones, H., White, J., Powell, W. & Brown, T. A., Aug 2013, In : Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 60, 6, p. 1831–1842 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chloroplast Genome
Chloroplasts
chloroplast
Triticum
chloroplasts
2012

Genotyping SSR length variants by isothermal DNA amplification

Lee, D., Ialicicco, M., Akkinepalli, H., Morreale, G., Liu, Y., Leung, H., Scippa, G. S., Greenland, A. & Mackay, I., 17 Oct 2012, In : Genome. 55, 09, p. 691-695 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

genotyping
amplification
Alleles
alleles
nucleotide sequences
2 Citations (Scopus)

Morphological and molecular diversity of Tunisian chickpea

Khamassi, K., Bettaieb Ben Kaab, L., Khoufi, S., Chaabane, R., da Silva, J. A., Mackay, I. J. & Ben Naceur, M., 2012, In : European Journal of Horticultural Science. 77, 1, p. 31-40 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

genotype
microsatellite repeats
Ascochyta
Cicer arietinum
quantitative traits
77 Citations (Scopus)

Sequence-based marker development in wheat: advances and applications to breeding

Paux, E., Sourdille, P., Mackay, I. & Feuillet, C., Oct 2012, In : Biotechnology Advances. 30, 5, p. 1071-1088 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Triticum
Breeding
Genes
Nucleotides
Polymorphism
1 Citation (Scopus)

Snapshots of gene expression in rice: limitations for allelic expression imbalance determination

Akkinepalli, H., Ereful, N., Liu, Y., Malabanan, K., Howells, R., Stamati, K., Powell, W., Leung, H., Greenland, A., Mackay, I. & Lee, D., May 2012, In : Mammalian Genome. 55, 5, p. 400-6 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Allelic Imbalance
Complementary DNA
Gene Expression
Alleles
Polymerase Chain Reaction
2011
6 Citations (Scopus)

Application of QUIZ for GM quantification in food

La Mura, M., Allnutt, T. R., Greenland, A., Mackay, I. & Lee, D., 15 Apr 2011, In : Food Chemistry. 125, 4, p. 1340-1344 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

glyphosate
genetically modified foods
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Processed foods
Food
74 Citations (Scopus)

Reanalyses of the historical series of UK variety trials to quantify the contributions of genetic and environmental factors to trends and variability in yield over time

Mackay, I., Horwell, A., Garner, J., White, J., McKee, J. & Philpott, H., 2011, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 122, 1, p. 225-238 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

variety trials
Triticum
winter wheat
plant breeding
winter barley
2010
180 Citations (Scopus)

Genome-wide association mapping to candidate polymorphism resolution in the unsequenced barley genome

Cockram, J., White, J., Zuluaga, DL., Smith, D., Comadran, J., Macaulay, M., Lou, Z., Kearsey, MJ., Werner, P., Harrap, D., Tapsell, C., H, L., Hedley, PE., Stein, N., Schulte, DE., Steuernagel, B., Marshall, D., Thomas, WBT., L, R., Mackay, I. & 1 others, Balding, D., 14 Dec 2010, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107, 50, p. 21611-21616 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anthocyanins
Genome-Wide Association Study
Hordeum
Genome
Helix-Loop-Helix Motifs
8 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitation using informative zeros (QUIZ): Application for GMO detection and quantification without recourse to certified reference material

Lee, D., Mura, M. L., Greenland, A. & Mackay, I., 15 Feb 2010, In : Food Chemistry. 118, 4, p. 974-978 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

glyphosate
Weighing
Lectins
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Genes
18 Citations (Scopus)

Whole-genome association mapping in elite inbred crop varietiesThis article is one of a selection of papers from the conference “Exploiting Genome-wide Association in Oilseed Brassicas: a model for genetic improvement of major OECD crops for sustainable farming”.

Francki, M., Waugh, R., Marshall, D., Thomas, B., Comadran, J., Russell, J., Close, T., Stein, N., Hayes, P., Muehlbauer, G., Cockram, J., O’Sullivan, D., Mackay, I., Flavell, A. & Ramsay, L., Nov 2010, In : Genome. 53, 11, p. 967-972

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromosome Mapping
Brassica
Genetic Models
oilseeds
Hordeum
2009
34 Citations (Scopus)

Asymmetric allele-specific expression in relation to developmental variation and drought stress in barley hybrids

von Korff, M., Radovic, S., Choumane, W., Stamati, K., Udupa, S. M., Grando, S., Ceccarelli, S., Mackay, I., Powell, W., Baum, M. & Morgante, M., Jul 2009, In : Plant Soil. 59, 1, p. 14-26 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Droughts
Hordeum
Alleles
Cues
Allelic Imbalance
2008
71 Citations (Scopus)

Association mapping of partitioning loci in barley

Cockram, J., White, J., Leigh, F. J., Lea, V. J., Chiapparino, E., Laurie, D. A., Mackay, I. J., Powell, W. & O'Sullivan, D. M., 18 Feb 2008, In : BMC Genetics. 9, 16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hordeum
Population
Genes
Genome
Internal-External Control
224 Citations (Scopus)

From mutations to MAGIC: resources for gene discovery, validation and delivery in crop plants

Cavanagh, C., Morell, M., Mackay, I. & Powell, W., Apr 2008, In : Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 11, 2, p. 215-21 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Genetic Association Studies
Mutation
Genes
Polyploidy
Chromosome Mapping
137 Citations (Scopus)

Population-based resequencing reveals that the flowering time adaptation of cultivated barley originated east of the Fertile Crescent

Jones, H., Leigh, F. J., Mackay, I., Bower, M. A., Smith, L. M. J., Charles, M. P., Jones, G., Jones, M. K., Brown, T. A. & Powell, W., Oct 2008, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 25, 10, p. 2211-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hordeum
Population
Haplotypes
Phenotype
Genealogy and Heraldry