Mulki MA, Bi X, von Korff M.(2018) FLOWERING LOCUS T3 controls spikelet initiation but not floral development.Plant Physiol. pii: pp.00236.2018

Rossini L, Muehlbauer GJ, Okagaki R, Salvi S, von Korff M. (2018) Genetics of Whole Plant Morphology and Architecture. The Barley Genome pp 209-231

Maekawa T, Kracher B, Saur IM, Maekawa Yoshikawa M, Kellner R, Pankin A, von Korff M, Schulze-Lefert P. (2018) Subfamily-specific specialization of RGH1/MLA immune receptors in wild barley. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-07-18-0186-FI.

Kirschner GK, Stahl Y, Imani J, von Korff M, Simon R (2018) Fluorescent reporter lines for auxin and cytokinin signalling in barley (Hordeum vulgare). PLoS One 13(4):e0196086

Pankin A, Altmüller J, Becker C, von Korff M (2018) Targeted resequencing reveals genomic signatures of barley domestication. New Phytol. doi: 10.1111/nph.15077


Ejaz M and von Korff M (2016) Genetic control of reproductive development under high ambient temperature. Plant Physiology, 173,1: 294-306, doi: 10.​1104/​pp.​16.​01275.

Gol L, Tomé F, von Korff M (2017) Floral transitions in wheat and barley: interactions between photoperiod, abiotic stresses and nutrient status. J. Exp. Bot., doi: 10.1093/jxb/erx055

Jung, C., Pillen, K., Staiger, D., Coupland, G., & von Korff, M. (2017). Editorial: Recent Advances in Flowering Time Control. Frontiers in Plant Science, 7: 2011. doi:10.3389/fpls.2016.02011.

Kirschner GK, Stahl Y, Von Korff M, Simon R (2017) Unique and Conserved Features of the Barley Root Meristem. Front Plant Sci. 21;8:1240. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01240.

Liller CB, Walla A,  Boer MP, Hedley P, Macaulay M, Effgen S, von Korff M, van Esse GW, Koornneef M (2017) Fine mapping of a major QTL for awn length in barley using a multiparent mapping population. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 130: 269–281, doi: 10.1007/s00122-016-2807-y.

Pankin, A. & von Korff, M. (2017). Co-evolution of methods and thoughts in cereal domestication studies: a tale of barley (Hordeum vulgare). Current Opinion in Plant Biology, doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2016.12.001.

Templer SE, Ammon A, Pscheidt D, Ciobotea O, Schuy C, McCollum C, Sonnewald U, Hanemann A, Förster J, Ordon F, von Korff M, Voll LM. (2017) Metabolite profiling of barley flag leaves in drought and combined heat and drought stress reveals metabolic QTLs for metabolites associated with antioxidant defence. J. Exp. Bot., doi: 10.1093/jxb/erx038.

van Esse GW, Walla A, Finke A, Koornneef M, Pecinka A, von Korff M (2017) Six-rowed spike 3 (VRS3) is a histone demethylase that controls lateral spikelet development in barley. Plant Physiol. doi: 10.1104/pp.17.00108.


Pankin A., Altmüller J., Becker C., & von Korff, M. (2016). Targeted re-sequencing reveals the genetic signatures and the reticulate history of barley domestication. bioRxiv, 070078. doi: - Preprint.

Digel B, Tavakol E, Verderio G, Tondelli A, Xu X, Cattivelli L, Rossini L, von Korff M (2016) Photoperiod-H1 (Ppd-H1) controls leaf size. Plant Physiology doi:10.1104/pp.16.00977

Mulki M.A. and M von Korff (2015) CONSTANS controls floral repression by upregulating VERNALIZATION 2 (Vrn-H2) in barley. Plant Physiology. doi: 10.1104/pp.15.01350.


Digel B, Pankin A, von Korff M (2015) Global Transcriptome Profiling of Developing Leaf and Shoot Apices Reveals Distinct Genetic and Environmental Control of Floral Transition and Inflorescence Development in Barley. Plant Cell DOI:

Liller CB, Neuhaus R, von Korff M, Koornneef M, van Esse W (2015) Mutations in Barley Row Type Genes Have Pleiotropic Effects on Shoot Branching. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0140246. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140246


Campoli, C., & von Korff, M. (2014). Genetic Control of Reproductive Development in Temperate Cereals. In J-P. Jacquot, & P. Gadal (Serial Eds.) & F. Fornara (Serial Vol. Ed.), Advances in Botanical Research: Vol. 72. The molecular genetics of floral transition and flower development (pp 131–158).

Drosse B, Campoli C, Mulki AM, von Korff M (2014) Genetic control of reproductive development. J. Kumlehn, N. Stein (eds.), Biotechnological Approaches to Barley Improvement, Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry 69, DOI 10.1007/978-3-662-44406-1_5

Habte E, Müller L, Shtaya M, Davis SJ, von Korff M (2013) Osmotic stress at the barley root affects expression of circadian clock genes in the shoot. Plant Cell & Environment DOI: 10.1111/pce.12242.

Liu L, Adrian J, Pankin A, Hu J, Dong X, von Korff M, and F Turck (2014) Induced and natural variation of promoter length modulates the photoperiodic response of FLOWERING LOCUS T. Nat Commun. 5:4558 doi: 10.1038/ncomms5558

Müller L, von Korff M, Davis SJ (2014) Connections between circadian clocks and carbon metabolism reveal species-specific effects on growth control. J. Exp. Bot. doi: 10.1093/jxb/eru117

Pankin A, Campoli C, Dong X, Kilian B,  Sharma R, Himmelbach A, Saini R,  Davis SJ, Stein N, Schneeberger K and M von Korff (2014) Mapping-by-sequencing identifies HvPHYTOCHROME C as a candidate gene for the early maturity 5 locus modulating the circadian clock and photoperiodic flowering in barley. Genetics doi 10.1534


Campoli C, Pankin A, Casao CM, Davis SJ, von Korff M (2013) HvLUX1 is a candidate gene underlying the early maturity 10 locus in barley: phylogeny, diversity, and interactions with the circadian clock and photoperiodic pathways. New Phytologist 199(4):1045-59 doi: 10.1111/nph.12346.

Rollins JA, Drosse B, Mulki MA, Grando S, Baum M, Singh M, Ceccarelli S, von Korff M (2013) Variation at the vernalisation genes Vrn-H1 and Vrn-H2 determines growth and yield stability in barley (Hordeum vulgare) grown under dryland conditions in Syria. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126(11):2803-24 DOI: 10.1007/s00122-013-2173-y.

Rollins JA, Habte E, Templer SE, Colby T, Schmidt J, von Korff M (2013) Leaf proteome alterations in the context of physiological and morphological responses to drought and heat stress in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Journal of Experimental Botany 64(11):3201-12 doi: 10.1093/jxb/ert158.


Faure S, Turner AS, Gruszka D, Christodoulou V, Davis SJ, von Korff M*, and Laurie DA (2012) Mutation at the Circadian Clock Gene EARLY MATURITY 8 Adapts Domesticated Barley (Hordeum vulgare) to Short Growing Seasons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (21), 8328-8333, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1120496109. * co-corresponding author

Meyer R, Witucka-Wall H, Becher M, Blacha A; Boudichevskaia A, Doermann P, Fiehn, O, Friedel S, von Korff M; Lisec J, Melzer M, Repsilber D, Schmidt R, Scholz M, Selbig J, Willmitzer L, Altmann T (2012) Heterosis manifestation during early Arabidopsis seedling development is characterized by intermediate gene expression and enhanced metabolic activity in the hybrids. Plant Journal 71 (4) 669-683.

Campoli C, Shtaya M, Davis S, von Korff M. (2012). Expression conservation within the circadian clock of a monocot: natural variation at barley Ppd-H1 affects circadian expression of flowering time genes, but not clock orthologs. BMC Plant Biol. 12:97. doi: 10.1186/1471-2229-12-97

Campoli C, Drosse B, Searle I, Coupland G, von Korff M (2012) Functional characterisation of HvCO1, the barley (Hordeum vulgare) flowering time ortholog of CONSTANS. Plant Journal 69, 868–880.


Boikoglou E, Zisong M, von Korff M, Davis AM, Nagy F, Davis SJ (2011) Environmental memory directed by the plant circadian clock. Genetics 189 (2): 655-664

Cseri A, Cserhati M, von Korff M, Nagy B, Horvath GV, Palagyi A, Pauk J, Dudits D, Toerjek O (2011) Allele mining and haplotype discovery in barley candidate genes for drought tolerance. Euphytica, 181(3): 341-356.


von Korff M, Léon J and Pillen K (2010) Detection of epistatic interactions between exotic alleles introgressed from wild barley (H. vulgare ssp. spontaneum). Theor Appl Genet 121(8):1455-64

Saal B, von Korff M, Léon J and Pillen K (2010) Advanced-backcross QTL analysis in spring barley: IV. Localization of QTL×nitrogen interaction effects for yield-related traits. Theor Appl Genet 177(2): 223-239

Childs L, Witucka-Wall H, Günther T, Sulpice R, von Korff M, Stitt M, Walther D, Schmid K, Altmann T (2010) Natural selection mapping of genomic regions affecting growth-related metabolic traits in Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Genomics 11:188

Wang G, Schmalenbach I, von Korff M, Léon J, Kilian B, Rode J, Pillen K (2010)  Association of barley photoperiod and vernalization genes with QTLs for flowering time and agronomic traits in a BC2DH population and a set of wild barley introgression lines. Theor Appl Genet 120(8):1559-74.


von Korff M, Radovic S, Choumane W, Stamati K, Udupa S M, Grando S, Ceccarelli S, Mackay I, Powell W, Baum M, Morgante M (2009) Asymmetric allele-specific expression in relation to developmental variation and drought stress in barley hybrids. Plant Journal 59: 14-26

Guo P, Baum M, Grando S, Ceccarelli S, Bai G, Li R, von Korff M, Varshney RK, Graner A, Valkoun V (2009) Differentially expressed genes between drought-tolerant and drought-sensitive barley genotypes in response to drought stress during the reproductive stage. Journal of Experimental Botany 60(12): 3531–3544

Sulpice R, Pyl E-T, Ishihara H, Trenkamp S, Steinfath M, Witucka-Wall H, Gibon Y, Usadel B, Poree F, Conceição Piques M, von Korff M, Steinhauser MC, Keurentjes JJB, Guenther M, Hoehne M, Selbig J, Fernie AR, Altmann T, Stitt M (2009) Starch as a major integrator in the regulation of plant growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106:10348-10353

Bauer AM, Hoti F, von Korff M, Pillen K, Léon J, Sillanpää M J (2009) Advanced backcross-QTL analysis in spring barley (H. vulgare ssp. spontaneum) comparing a REML versus a Bayesian model in multi-environmental field. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 119:105-123


von Korff M, Grando S, This D, Baum M, Ceccarelli S (2008) Quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with agronomic performance of barley under drought. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 117:653-669

Eleuch L, Abderrazek J, Grando S, Ceccarelli S, von Korff M, Hajer A, Daaloul A and Baum M (2008) Genetic diversity and association analysis for salinity tolerance, heading date and plant height of barley germplasm using SSR markers. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 50:1004 – 1014

von Korff M, Wang H, Léon J, Pillen K (2008) AB-QTL analysis in spring barley: III. Identification of exotic alleles for the improvement of malting quality in spring barley. Molecular Breeding 21:81-93


Baum M, von Korff M, Guo P, Lakew B, Udupa SM, Sayed H, Choumane W, Grando S, Ceccarelli S (2007) Molecular approaches and breeding strategies for drought tolerance in barley. In Varshney R and Tuberosa R (eds.) Genomic assisted crop improvement: Vol 2: Genomics applications in Crops, 51-79, Springer Netherlands

Sulpice R, Tschoep H, von Korff M, Büssis D, Usadel B, Höhne M, Witucka-Wall H, Altman T, Stitt M, Gibon Y (2007) Description and applications of a rapid and sensitive non-radioactive microplate-based assay for maximum and initial activity of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase. Plant Cell and Environment 30: 1163-1175


Cross JM, von Korff M, Altmann T, Bartzetko L, Sulpice R, Gibon Y, Palacios N, Stitt M (2006) Variation of Enzyme Activities and Metabolite Levels in 24 Arabidopsis Accessions Growing in Carbon-limited Conditions. Plant Physiology 142: 1574-1588

Törjék O, Witucka-Wall H, Meyer RC, von Korff M, Kusterer B, Rautengarten C, Altmann T (2006) Segregation distortion in Arabidopsis C24/Col-0 and Col-0/C24 recombinant inbred line populations is due to reduced fertility caused by epistatic interaction of two loci. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 113(8):1551-61

von Korff M, Wang H, Léon J, Pillen K (2006) AB-QTL analysis in spring barley: II. Detection of favourable exotic alleles for agronomic traits introgressed from wild barley (H. vulgare ssp. spontaneum). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 112 (7): 1221-1231


von Korff M, Wang H, Léon J, Pillen K (2005) Detection of resistance genes against powdery mildew, leaf rust and scald introgressed from wild barley (H. vulgare ssp. spontaneum). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 111: 583-590


von Korff M, Plümpe J, Léon J, Pillen K (2004) Insertion of 18 new SSR markers in the Oregon Wolfe Barley map. Barley Genetic Newsletter 34:1-4

von Korff M, Wang H, Léon J, Pillen K (2004) Development of candidate introgression lines using an exotic barley accession (H. vulgare ssp. spontaneum) as donor. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 109: 1736-45

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