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Department of Agronomy

Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

Ph: +1-785-532-6101
Fx: +1-785-532-6094

Dr. Mary Guttieri

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Adjunct Assistant Professor


Kansas State University
4011 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: +1-785-532-6903
Fx: +1-785-532-6094


  • Ph.D. Plant Breeding, University of Nebraska (2014)
  • M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of California Berkley (1984)
  • B.S. Chemistry, University of California Davis (1981)


  • Guttieri, M.J., B.W. Seabourn, C. Liu, P.S. Baenziger, and B.M. Waters. 2015. Distribution of cadmium, iron, and zinc in millstreams of hard winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). J. Agric. Food Chem. 63(49):10681-10688.
  • Cabrera, A., M. Guttieri, N. Smith, E. Souza, A. Sturbaum, D. Hua, C. Griffey, M. Barnett, P. Murphy, H. Ohm, J. Uphaus, M. Sorrells, E. Heffner, G. Brown-Guedira, D. Van Sanford, and C. Sneller. 2015. Identification of milling and baking quality QTL in multiple soft wheat mapping populations. Theor. Appl. Genet.1-16.
  • Guttieri, M.J., P.S. Baenziger, K. Frels, B. Carver, B. Arnall, S. Wang, E. Akhunov, and B.M. Waters. 2015. Prospects for Selecting Wheat with Increased Zinc and Decreased Cadmium Concentration in Grain. Crop Sci. 55:1712-1728.
  • Guttieri, M.J., P.S. Baenziger, K. Frels, B. Carver, B. Arnall, and B.M. Waters. 2015. Variation for Grain Mineral Concentration in a Diversity Panel of Current and Historical Great Plains Hard Winter Wheat Germplasm. Crop Sci. 55:1035-1052.
  • Kumssa, T.T., P.S. Baenziger, M.N. Rouse, Y. Jin, M.J. Guttieri, I. Dweikat, G. Brown-Guedira, S. Williamson, R.A. Graybosch, S.N. Wegulo, A.J. Lorenz, and J. Poland. 2015. Characterization of the stem rust resistance in wheat cultivar `Gage‘. Crop Sci. 55(1):229-239 doi:10.2135/cropsci2014.05.0348.
  • Cabrera, A., E. Souza, M. Guttieri, A. Sturbaum, A. Hoffstetter, and C. Sneller. 2014. Genetic diversity, linkage disequilibrium, and genome evolution in soft winter wheat. Crop Sci. 54:2433-2448 doi:10.2135/cropsci2013.09.0601.
  • Guttieri, M.J., R.J. Stein, and B.M. Waters. 2013. Nutrient partitioning and grain yield of Ta-NAM-RNAi wheat under abiotic stress. Plant Soil 371:573-591. DOI 10.1007/s11104-013-1713-1.
  • Souza, E.J., Sneller, C., Guttieri, M.J., Sturbaum, A., Griffey, C., Sorrells, M., Ohm, H., and Van Sanford, D. 2012. Basis for Selecting Soft Wheat for End Use Quality. Crop Sci. 52(1):21-31.
  • Sneller, C., Guttieri, M., Paul, P., Costa, J., and Jackwood, R. 2012. Variation for resistance to kernel infection and toxin accumulation in winter wheat affected with Fusarium graminearum. Phytopath. 102(3):306-314.
  • Chen, J., Chu, C., Souza, E., Guttieri, M.J., Chen, X. , Xu, S., Hole, D., and Zemetra, R.. 2011. Genome-wide identification of QTLs conferring high-temperature adult-plant (HTAP) resistance to stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) in wheat. Molecular Breeding DOI 10.1007/s11032-011-9590-x.
  • Souza, E.J., Guttieri, M.J., and C. Sneller. 2011. Water-Extractable Nonstarch Polysaccharide Distribution in Pilot Milling Analysis of Soft Winter Wheat. Cereal Chem 88(5):525-532.
  • Souza, E.J., Guttieri, M.J., and C. Sneller. 2011. Nutritional Profile of Whole Grain Soft Wheat Flour. Cereal Chem. 88(5):473-479.
  • Souza, E.J., Guttieri, M.J., and C. Sneller. 2011. Selecting soft wheat genotypes for whole grain cookies. Crop Science. 51(1):189-197.
  • Souza, E.J., Guttieri, M.J., and C. Sneller. 2011. Laboratory Milling Method for Whole Grain Soft Wheat Flour Evaluation. Cereal Chem. 88(1):1-5.
  • Smith, N., Guttieri, M.J., Souza, E., Shoots, J., Sorrells, M.E., and Sneller, C. 2011. Identification and validation of QTL for grain quality traits in a cross of soft red winter wheat cultivars Pioneer Brand 25R26 and Foster. Crop Sci. 51(4):1424-1436.
  • Sneller, C.H., Paul, P., and Guttieri, M.J. 2010. Characterization of Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight in an Eastern U.S. Soft Red Winter Wheat Population. Crop Sci. 50(1):123-133.
  • Guttieri. M.J., E.J. Souza, and C. Sneller. 2008 Non-starch polysaccharides in wheat flour and wire-cut cookie making. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56: 10927-10932.
  • Souza, E.J., C. Griffey, M. Kweon, and M. Guttieri. 2008. Sources of Variation for Long-Flow Experimental Milling. Crop Sci. 48: 1432-1440.
  • Fu, J., K. Peterson, M.J. Guttieri, E. J. Souza, and V. Raboy. 2008. Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Inositol Monophosphatase: Gene Structure and Enzyme Characteristics. Plant Molecular Biology 67: 629-642.
  • Guttieri, M.J., K.M. Peterson, and E.J. Souza. 2007. Nutritional and baking quality of low phytic acid wheat. In: H.T. Buck, J.E. Nisi, and N. Salomón (Eds.), Wheat Production in Stressed Environments. Developments in Plant Breeding, Vol. 12. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Souza, E.J. and M. Guttieri. 2007. The genetics of soft wheat quality improving breeding efficiency. In: H.T. Buck, J.E. Nisi, and N. Salomón (Eds.), Wheat Production in Stressed Environments. Developments in Plant Breeding, Vol. 12. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Bowen, D.E., E.J. Souza, M.J. Guttieri, V. Raboy, and J. Fu. 2007. A low phytic acid barley mutation alters seed gene expression. The Plant Genome 2: S-149 – S-159.
  • Guttieri, M.J., Peterson, K.M., Souza, E.J. 2006. Agronomic performance of low phytic acid wheat. Crop Science. 46:2623-2629.
  • Guttieri, M.J., Peterson, K.M., Souza, E.J. 2006. Mineral distributions in milling fractions of low phytic acid wheat. Crop Science. 46:2692-2698.
  • Guttieri, M.J., Peterson, K.M., Souza, E.J. 2006. Milling and baking quality of low phytic acid wheat. Crop Science. 46:2403-2408.
  • Guttieri, M.J., K. O’Brien, C. Becker, J.C. Stark, J. Windes, and E. Souza. 2006. Managing nitrogen fertility of irrigated soft white spring wheats for optimum quality. Can. J. Plant Sci. 86:459-464.
  • Bowen, D.E., Guttieri, M.J., Peterson, K.M., Peterson, K., Raboy, V., Souza, E.J. 2006. Phosphorus fractions in developing seeds of four low phytate barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) genotypes. Crop Sci. 46: 2468-2473.
  • McLean, R., Habernicht, D.K., Guttieri, M.J., Souza, E.J., O'Brien, K.M., Talbert, L.E., Bruckner, P. 2005. Environmental influences on flour quality for sheeted noodles in Idaho 377s hard white wheat. Cereal Chemistry 82(5):559-564.
  • Guttieri, M.J., Souza, E., Stark, J.C., McLean, R. 2005. Managing irrigation and nitrogen fertility of hard spring wheats for optimum bread and noodle quality. Crop Science 45(5):2049-2059.
  • Guttieri, M.J., Souza, E.J., Becker, C. 2004. Application of wheat meal solvent retention capacity tests within soft wheat breeding populations. Cereal Chemistry 81:(2):261-266.
  • Guttieri, M., Raboy, V., Souza, E., Bowen, D., Dorsch, J.A. 2004. Identification and characterization of a low phytic acid wheat. Crop Science 44:(2):418-424.
  • Souza, E.J., McLean, R., Lanning, S.P., Talbert, L.E., Carlson, G.R., Guttieri, M.J., Martin, J.M., Habernicht, D.K., O'Brien, K.M. 2004. Influence of genotype, environment, and nitrogen management on spring wheat quality. Crop Science 44(2):425-432.
  • Guttieri, M.J., R. McLean, S.P. Lanning, L.E. Talbert, and E. Souza. 2003. Assessing environmental influences on solvent retention capacities of two soft white spring wheat cultivars. Cereal Chemistry 79: 880-884.
  • Guttieri, M.J. and E. Souza. 2003. Sources of variation in the solvent retention capacity test of wheat flour. Crop Science 43:1628-1633.
  • Souza, E.J., Graybosch, R.A., Guttieri, M.J. 2002. Breeding wheat for improved milling and baking quality. Journal of Crop Production 5(1/2):39-74.
  • Guttieri, M.J., Bowen, D., Gannon, D., O'Brien, K., Souza, E. 2001. Solvent retention capacities of irrigated soft white spring wheat flours. Crop Science 41(4):1054-1061.
  • Guttieri, M.J., Stark, J.C., O'Brien, K., Souza, E. 2001. Relative sensitivity of spring wheat grain yield and quality parameters to moisture deficit. Crop Science 41 (2):327-335.
  • Joo, J.H., Eberlein, C.V., Morra, M.J., Guttieri, M.J. 2001. Imazamethabenz persistence in a wheat (Triticum aestivum)-potato (Solanum tuberosum) rotation. Weed Technology 15 (2):208-215.
  • Guttieri, M.J., Ahmad, R., Stark, J.C., Souza, E. 2000. End-use quality of six hard red spring wheat cultivars at different irrigation levels. Crop Science 40 (3):631-635.
  • Tonks, D.J., Eberlein, C.V., Guttieri, M.J. 2000. Preemergence weed control in potato (Solanum tuberosum) with ethalfluralin. Weed Technology 14(2):287-292.
  • Eberlein, C.V., King, B.A., Guttieri, M.J. 2000. Evaluating an automated irrigation control system for site-specific herbigation. Weed Technology 14(1):182-187.
  • Guttieri, M. J., C. Eberlein, and E. J. Souza. 1998. Inbreeding coefficients of field populations of Kochia scoparia using chlorsulfuron resistance as a phenotypic marker. Weed Sci. 46:521–525.
  • Eberlein, C.V., Guttieri M.J., Steffen-Cambell, J. 1998. Bromoxynil resistance in transgenic potato clones expressing the bxn gene. Weed. Science 46:150–157.
  • Eberlein, C.V., Patterson, P.E., Guttieri, M.J., Stark, J.C. 1997. Efficacy and economics of cultivation for weed control in potato. Weed Technology, Vol II (2):257-264.
  • Eberlein, C.V., Guttieri, M.J., Mallory Smith, C.A., Thill, D.C., Baerg, R.J. 1997. Altered acetolactate synthase activity in ALS-inhibitor resistant prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola). Weed Science. 45: 212-217.
  • Guttieri, M.J., C.V. Eberlein. 1997. Preemergence weed control in potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) with rimsulfuron mixtures. Weed Technology 11(4):755-761.
  • Eberlein, C.V., Guttieri, M.J., Fletcher, F.E. 1996. Postemergence directed application of bentazon + metribuzin for broadleaf weed control in russet burbank potatoes. American Potato Journal 73 (3):135-141.
  • Guttieri, M.J., Eberlein, C.V. Thill, D.C. 1995. Diverse mutations in the acetolactate synthase gene confer chlorsulfuron resistance in kochia (Kochia scoparia) biotypes. Weed Science 43(2):175-178.
  • Eberlein, C.V., Whitmore, J.C., Stanger, C.E., Guttieri, M.J. 1994. Postemergence weed control in potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) with rimsulfuron. Weed Technology 8(3):428-435.
  • Eberlein, C.V., Guttieri, M.J. 1994. Potato (Solanum tuberosum) response to simualted drift of imidazolinone herbicides. Weed Science 42 (1):70-75.
  • Eberlein, C.V., Guttieri, M.J., Fletcher, F.N. 1993. Broadleaf weed control of potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) with postemergence directed herbicides. Weed Technology 7(2):298-303.
  • Eberlein, C.V., Al-Khatib, K., Guttieri, M.J., Fuerst, E.P. 1992. Distribution and characteristics of triazine-resistant powell amaranth (Amaranthus powellii) in Idaho. Weed Science 40 (4):507-512.
  • Guttieri, M.J., Eberlein, C.V., Mallory-Smith, C.A., Thill, D.C., Hoffman, D.L. 1992. DNA sequence variation in domain A of the acetolactate synthase genes of herbicide-resistant and -susceptible weed biotypes. Weed Science 40(4):670-676.
  • Eberlein, C.V., Guttieri, M.J., Schaffers, W.C. 1992. Hairy nightshade (Solanum sarrachoides) control of potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) with bentazon plus additives. Weed Technology 6(1):85-90.
  • Mutschler, M., Guttieri, M., Kinzer, S., Grierson, D., Tucker, G. 1988. Changes in ripening-related processes in tomato conditioned by the alc mutant. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 76(2):285-292.
  • Pongor, S., Guttieri, M.J., Cohen, L. M., and Szalay, A. A. 1985. Microcomputer Programs for Prediction and Comparative Evaluation of Protein Secondary Structure from Nucleotide Sequence Data: Application to Ribulose-l, 5-Bisphosphate Carboxylase Sequences. DNA, 4(4), 319-326.
  • Guttieri, M.J., and Maier, W.F. 1984. Selective cleavage of carbon-nitrogen bonds with platinum. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 49(16), 2875-2880.