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  • Lyford, Hannah, Michelle R. Lum, Kasra Arjomand, Caroline Ehren, and Karina Johnston. 2023. Developing Growth Promotion Strategies for Cressa truxillensis to Improve Success of Restoration Activities. Bulletin, Southern California Academy of Sciences 122 (1).

  • Thai, S.N.-M., Lum, M.R., Naegle, J., Onofre, M., Abdulla, H., Garcia, A., Fiterz, A., Arnell, A., Lwin, T.T., Kavanaugh, A., Hikmat, Z., Garabedian, N., Ngo, R.T., Dimaya, B., Escamilla, A., Barseghyan, L., Shibatsuji, M., Soltani, S., Butcher, L., Hikmat, F., Amirian, D., Bazikyan, A., Brandt, N., Sarkisian, M., Munoz, X., Ovakimyan, A., Burnett, E., Pham, J.N., Shirvanian, A., Hernandez, R., Vardapetyan, M., Wada, M., Ramirez, C., Zakarian, M., Billi, F., 2021. Multiple Copies of flhDC in Paraburkholderia unamae Regulate Flagellar Gene Expression, Motility, and Biofilm Formation. J Bacteriol 203, e00293-21.

  • Kawecki, S., Kuleck, G., Dorsey, J.H., Leary, C., Lum, M., 2017. The prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria (ARB) in waters of the Lower Ballona Creek Watershed, Los Angeles County, California. Environ Monit Assess 189, 261.

  • Tariq, M., Lum, M.R., Chong, A.W., Amirapu, A.B., Hameed, S., Hirsch, A.M., 2015. A reliable method for the selection and confirmation of transconjugants of plant growth-promoting bacteria especially plant-associated Burkholderia spp. J Microbiol Methods 117, 49–53.

  • Coutinho Moraes, D., Still, D., Lum, M., Hirsch, A., 2015. DNA-Based Authentication of Botanicals and Plant-Derived Dietary Supplements: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? Planta Med 81, 687–695.

  • Hirsch, A.M., Alvarado, J., Bruce, D., Chertkov, O., De Hoff, P.L., Detter, J.C., Fujishige, N.A., Goodwin, L.A., Han, J., Han, S., Ivanova, N., Land, M.L., Lum, M.R., Milani-Nejad, N., Nolan, M., Pati, A., Pitluck, S., Tran, S.S., Woyke, T., Valdés, M., 2013. Complete Genome Sequence of Micromonospora Strain L5, a Potential Plant-Growth-Regulating Actinomycete, Originally Isolated from Casuarina equisetifolia Root Nodules. Genome Announc 1.

  • Angus, A.A., Lee, A., Lum, M.R., Shehayeb, M., Hessabi, R., Fujishige, N.A., Yerrapragada, S., Kano, S., Song, N., Yang, P., Estrada de los Santos, P., de Faria, S.M., Dakora, F.D., Weinstock, G., Hirsch, A.M., 2013. Nodulation and effective nitrogen fixation of Macroptilium atropurpureum (siratro) by Burkholderia tuberum, a nodulating and plant growth promoting beta-proteobacterium, are influenced by environmental factors. Plant Soil 369, 543–562.

  • Salverson, L.A.M., Saniei, N., Mendelson, M., Lum, M., 2013. An Engineering Approach Investigating the Uptake and Phytotoxicity of One Type of Engineered Nanoparticle (CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots) by Solanum lycopersicum, in: Conference Proceedings. Presented at the ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sunriver, Oregon, USA, p. V01AT07A001.

  • Lum, M.R., Hirsch, A.M., 2011. Detecting the Components of Botanical Mixtures by Single-Strand Conformation Polymorphism Analysis, in: Ebeler, S.E., Takeoka, G.R., Winterhalter, P. (Eds.), ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, pp. 351–362.

  • Fujishige, N.A., Lum, M.R., De Hoff, P.L., Whitelegge, J.P., Faull, K.F., Hirsch, A.M., 2008. Rhizobium common nod genes are required for biofilm formation. Mol Microbiol 67, 504–515.

  • Hirsch, A.M., Lum, M.R., Fujishige, N.A., 2008. Microbial encounters of a symbiotic kind: attaching to roots and other surfaces, in: Root Hairs. Plant Cell Monographs, pp. 295–314.

  • Lee, A., Lum, M.R., Hirsch, A.M., 2007. ENOD40 Gene Expression and Cytokinin Responses in the Nonnodulating, Nonmycorrhizal (Nod − Myc − ) Mutant, Masym3 , of Melilotus alba Desr. Plant Signal Behav 2, 33–42.

  • Lum, M.R., Baycher, A., Prigge, B.A., Hardy, M., Heber, D., Hirsch, A.M., 2007. Identification of green tea (Camellia sinensis L.) and tea oil (Camellia oleifera Abel.) by molecular biological and anatomical methods. Authentication of Food and Wine 290–304.

  • Lum, M.R., Hirsch, A.M., 2006. Molecular methods for the authentication of botanicals and detection of potential contaminants and adulterants. Acta Hortic 59–72.

  • Lum, M.R., Potter, E., Dang, T., Heber, D., Hardy, M., Hirsch, A.M., 2005. Identification of Botanicals and Potential Contaminants through RFLP and Sequencing. Planta Med 71, 841–846.

  • Lum, M.R., Hirsch, A.M., 2004. Fixed-Nitrogen Deficiency: Overcoming by Nodulation, in: Encyclopedia of Crop and Plant Sciences. Marcel Dekker, Inc, New York, pp. 448–451.

  • Giordano, W.F., Lum, M.R., Hirsch, A.M., 2002. Effects of a Nod-factor-overproducing strain of Sinorhizobium meliloti on the expression of the ENOD40 gene in Melilotus alba. Can J Bot 80, 907–915.

  • Lum, M.R., Hirsch, A.M., 2002. Roots and Their Symbiotic Microbes: Strategies to Obtain Nitrogen and Phosphorus in a Nutrient-Limiting Environment. J Plant Growth Regul 21, 368–382.

  • Lum, M.R., Li, Y., LaRue, T.A., Schwartz, R.D., Kapulnik, Y., Hirsch, A.M., 2002. Investigation of Four Classes of Non-nodulating White Sweetclover (Melilotus alba annua Desr.) Mutants and Their Responses to Arbuscular-Mycorrhizal Fungi. Integr Comp Biol 42, 295–303.

  • Hirsch, A.M., Lum, M.R., Krupp, R.S.N., Yang, W., LaRue, T.A., 2002. Symbiotic and developmental mutants of white sweetclover (Melilotus alba Desr.), in: Nitrogen Fixation: Global Perspectives: Proceedings of the 13th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2-7 July 2001. CABI, p. 323.

  • Hirsch, A.M., Lum, M.R., Downie, J.A., 2001. What Makes the Rhizobia-Legume Symbiosis So Special? Plant Physiol 127, 1484–1492.

  • Hirsch, A.M., Lum, M.R., Krupp, R.S.N., Yang, W., Karlowski, W.M., 2000. Melilotus alba desr., white sweetclover, a mellifluous model legume. Horizon Scientific Press; Poole, UK: 2000. Pp. 627-642. 

  • van Rhijn, P., Fang, Y., Galili, S., Shaul, O., Atzmon, N., Wininger, S., Eshed, Y., Lum, M., Li, Y., To, V., Fujishige, N., Kapulnik, Y., Hirsch, A.M., 1997. Expression of early nodulin genes in alfalfa mycorrhizae indicates that signal transduction pathways used in forming arbuscular mycorrhizae and Rhizobium-induced nodules may be conserved. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 94, 5467–5472.

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