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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Kathryn K Kamo (Kathy)
Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit
Research Plant Pathologist

Phone: (301) 504-5350
Fax: (301) 504-5096
Room 126
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 010A BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705-2350

Projects
Biotechnology Applied to High Value Ornamental Plants
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425046
Targeting Essential Metabolic and Parasitism Genes of the Root-lesion Nematode to Develop Nematode-resistant Plants
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427606
Genetic Engineering of Lilium longiflorum 'Nellie White' for Nematode Resistance
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 424406

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Easter lily (Lilium longiflorum cv. Nellie White) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ozel, C.A., Kamo, K.K. 2014. Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Easter lily (Lilium longiflorum cv. Nellie White). Acta Horticulturae. 1002:231-236.
Transgene expression of lilies grown in the greenhouse and outdoors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K.K. 2014. Transgene expression of lilies grown in the greenhouse and outdoors. Scientia Horticulturae. 167:158-163.
Genetic transformation of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. gladioli with Agrobacterium to study pathogenesis in Gladiolus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lakshman, D.K., Pandey, R., Kamo, K.K., Bauchan, G.R., Amitava, M. 2012. Genetic transformation of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. gladioli with Agrobacterium to study pathogenesis in Gladiolus. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 133:729-738.
Optimized conditions for biolistic-mediated transformation of Lilium longilforum 'Nellie White' - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K.K. 2012. Optimized conditions for biolistic-mediated transformation of Lilium longilforum 'Nellie White'. Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology. 7:71-76.
The 5'UTR-intron of the Gladiolus polyubiquitin promoter GUBQ1 enhances translation efficiency in Gladiolus and Arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K.K., Joung, Y. 2012. The 5'UTR-intron of the Gladiolus polyubiquitin promoter GUBQ1 enhances translation efficiency in Gladiolus and Arabidopsis. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 12:79-88.
Chapter VIII. Contributions of propagation techniques and genetic modification to breeding - genetic engineering for disease resistance - (Book / Chapter)
Kamo, K.K., Krens, F., Ziv, M. 2012. Chapter VIII. Contributions of propagation techniques and genetic modification to breeding - genetic engineering for disease resistance. CRC Press. In: Ornamental Geophytes (Eds. R. Kamenetsky and Okubo, H). CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
Genomic tools and and prospects for new breeding techniques in flower bulb crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krens, F., Kamo, K.K. 2013. Genomic tools and and prospects for new breeding techniques in flower bulb crops. Acta Horticulturae. 974:139-147.
Gladiolus plants transformed with single-chain variable fragment antibodies to Cucumber mosaic virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K.K., Aebig, J., Guaragna, M.A., James, C., Hsu, H., Jordan, R.L. 2012. Transgenic Gladiolus plants containing single-chain fragment antibodies to Cucumber mosaic virus. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 110:13-21.
Optimized growth and plant regeneration for callus of Lilium longiflorum cv. Nellie White - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K.K., Han, B. 2012. Optimized growth and plant regeneration for callus of Lilium longiflorum cv. Nellie White. Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology. 6:72-76.
Inherited transgene expression of the uidA and bar genes in Lilium longiflorum cv. Nellie White - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K.K. 2011. Inherited transgene expression of the uidA and bar genes in Lilium longiflorum cv. Nellie White. Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology. 5(1)35-39.
Resistance to Cucumber mosaic virus in Gladiolus plants transformed with either a defective replicase of coat protein subgroup II gene from Cucumber mosaic virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K., Jordan, R., Guaragna, M.A., Hsu, H.T., Ueng, P. 2010. Resistance to cucumber mosaic virus in Gladiolus plants transformed with either a defective replicase or coat protein subgroup II gene from Cucumber mosaic virus. Plant Cell Reports. 29:695-704.
GUS expression in Gladiolus plant controlled by two Gladiolus ubinquitin promotors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K., Joung, Y.H., Green, K. 2009. GUS expression in Gladiolus plants controlled by two Gladiolus ubiquitin promoters. Floriculture and Ornamental Biotechnology. 3:10-14.
Long-Term Gus Expression from Gladiolus Callus Lines Containing Either a Bar-Uida Fusion Gene Or Bar and Uida on Separate Plasmids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K. and Joung, H.Y. 2009. Long-term gus expression from Gladiolus callus lines containing either a bar-uidA fusion gene or bar and uidA delivered on separate plasmids. Plant Cell Tissue Organ Culture. 98:263-272.
Transgene expression for Gladiolus plants grown outdoors and in the greenhouse Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K. 2009. Transgene expression for Gladiolus plants grown outdoors and in the greenhouse. Scientia Horticulturae. 11:275-280.
Friable and Compact Callus of Lilium Longiflorum Cv. Nellie White - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K. and Han, B.H. 2008. Biolistic-mediated transformation of Lilium longiflorum dv. Nellie White. HortScience. 43:1864-1869.
Antibodies in Plants - (Book / Chapter)
Kamo, K., Jordan, R.L., Hsu, H-T., and Hu, J. 2008. Antibodies in plants. Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology. 5:311-318.
Genetic Engineering for Disease Resistance in Ornamental Plants - (Proceedings)
Kamo, K.K. and Cantor, M. 2007. Genetic engineering for disease resistance in ornamental plants. Plant Germplasm Conservation. 36-29.
Vitrification of Gladiolus shoot tips from cormels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joung, H.J., Cantor, M., Ellis, D.D., Kamo, K.K. 2007. Cryopreservation of Gladiolus shoot tips derived from cormels. CryoLetters. 48:251-255.
Gladiolus - (Book / Chapter)
Kamo, K.K. and Joung, Y.H. 2007. Gladiolus. Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry. 61:289-298.
A Polyubiquitin Promoter Isolated from Gladiolus and Its Expression in Gladiolus Plants - (Proceedings)
Kamo, K.K. and Joung, Y.H. 2007. A polyuiquitin promoter isolated from Gladiolus and its expression in Gladiolus plants. Acta Horticulturae. 763:251-258.
Cryopreservation of Gladiolus Cultivars - (Proceedings)
Joung, H.Y., Cantor, M., Kamo, K.K., Ellis, D.D. 2007. Cryopreservation of Gladiolus Cultivars. Acta Horticulturae. 760:225-232.
Expression of a Polyubiquitin Promoter Isolated from Gladiolus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joung, Y.H. and Kamo, K. 2006. Expression of a polyubiquitin promoter isolated from Gladiolus. Plant Cell Reports. 25:1081-1088.
Transgenic Plants of Gladiolus Containing the Coat Protein and Replicase Genes of Cucumber Mosaic Virus - (Abstract Only)
Kamo, K.K., Ueng, P.P., Aebig, J.A., Hsu, H., Guaragna, M.A., Jordan, R.L. 2006. Transgenic plants of gladiolus containing the coat protein and replicase genes of cucumber mosaic virus. [abstract]. Society for In Vitro Biology Proceedings. 42:44-A.
Transgenic Approaches to Disease Resistance in Ornamental Crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hammond, J., Hsu, H.T., Huang, Q., Jordan, R.L., Kamo, K.K., Pooler, M.R. 2006. Transgenic approaches to disease resistance in ornamental crops. Journal of Crop Improvement. 17:155-210.
Regeneration from Long-Term Embryogenic Callus of the Rosa Hybrida Cultivar Kardinal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo K, Jones B, Bolar J, Smith F (2005) Regeneration from long-term embryogenic callus of the Rosa hybrida cultivar Kardinal. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol-Plant 41:32-36.
Biolistic Transformation of Easter Lily Is Dependent on Callus Type - (Abstract Only)
Kamo, K. 2005. Biolistic transformation of Easter lily is dependent on callus type. In Vitro Cell Deveel Biol-Plant. 41:55A (Abstract).
Biolistic Inoculation of Gladiolus with Cucumber Mosaic Cucumovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aebig, J.A., Kamo, K., Hsu, H. "Biolistic Inoculation of Gladiolus with Cucumber Mosaic Cucumovirus". 123:89-94.
Transgenic Gladious Plants Transformed with Either the Bean Yellow Mosaic Coat Protein Gene Or Antisense Rna - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K., Gera, A., Cohen, J., Hammond, J., Blowers, A., Smith, F., VAn Eck, J. 2005. Transgenic Gladiolus plants transformed with the bean yellow mosaic virus coat-protein gene in either sense or antisense orientation. Plant Cell Rep. 23(9):654-663.
Dispersal and Filtration of Embryogenic Callus Increases the Frequency of Embryo Maturation and Conversion for Hybrid Tea Roses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamo, K., Jones, B., Castillon, J., Smith, F. 2004. Dispersal and Filtration of Embryogenic Callus Increases the Frequency of Embryo Maturation and Conversion for Hybrid Tea Roses. Plant Cell Reports, 22:787-792.
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