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Tracie Matsumoto Brower
Tropical Plant Genetic Resources and Disease Research
Research Horticulturist

Phone: (808) 959-4358
Fax: (808) 959-3539
64 NOWELO STREET
HILO, HI, 96720

Projects
Pacific Tropical/Subtropical Fruit and Nut Genetic Resource Management and Sustainable Production Systems
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424486
Molecular Resources for the Improvement of Tropical Ornamental and Fruit Crops
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424839
Characterization of Potential Feedstocks of Hawaii Island for Development of “Zero-Character” Biofuels
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423210
Areawide Mitigation and Management of Coffee Berry Borer
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 424411
Test Marketing of New Freckle Free and Virus Risistant Solo Papaya
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 423736
Development of New Ornamental Cultivars Using Modern Tools
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 424293
Expanding Resistance of Papaya Ringspot Virus to Improve Papaya Cultivars for Hawaii and the US Market
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 425929

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The chloroplast psbK-psbI intergenic region, a potential genetic marker for broad sectional relationships in Anthurium - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (06-Aug-14)
Biogas energy production from tropical biomass wastes by anaerobic digestion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ge, X., T. Matsumoto Brower, L. Keith, Y. Li. 2014. Biogas energy production from tropical biomass wastes by anaerobic digestion. Bioresource Technology. 169:38-44.
Identification of members of the Dimocarpus longan Flowering Locus T gene family with divergent functions in flowering - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heller, W.P., Z. Ying, T.L. Davenport, L.M. Keith, T.K. Matsumoto. 2014. Identification of members of the Dimocarpus longan Flowering Locus T gene family with divergent functions in flowering. Tropical Plant Biology. 7(1):19-29.
Droplet vitrification technique for cryopreservation of different pineapple (Ananas comosus L. Merrill) accessions - (Abstract Only)
Souza, F.V., Kaya, E., Oliveira, V., Skogerboe, D.M., Vieira, L., Alves, A.A., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Jenderek, M.M. 2013. Droplet vitrification technique for cryopreservation of different pineapple (Ananas comosus L. Merrill) accessions. Meeting Abstract. 2nd International Symposium on Plant Cryopreservation, Fort Collins, CO, Aug 11-14, 2013. pp. 66.
Detection of plant-parasitic nematode DNA in the gut of predatory and omnivorous nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabos, R.Y.M., K.H. Wang, B.S. Sipes, W.P. Heller, T.K. Matsumoto. 2013. Detection of plant-parasitic nematode DNA in the gut of predatory and omnivorous nematodes. Nematropica. 43:44-48.
Screening promoters for Anthurium transformation using transient expression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Keith, L.M., Cabos, R.Y.M., Suzuki, J.Y., Gonsalves, D., Thilmony, R.L. 2013. Screening promoters for Anthurium transformation using transient expression. Plant Cell Reports. 32:443-451.
First report of Pepper mottle virus infecting tomato in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melzer, M.J., J.S. Sugano, D. Cabanas, K.K. Dey, B. Kandouh, D. Mauro, I. Rushanaedy, S. Srivastava, S. Watanabe, W.B. Borth, S. Tripathi, T. Matsumoto, L. Keith, D. Gonsalves, J.S. Hu. 2012. First report of Pepper mottle virus infecting tomato in Hawaii. Plant Dis. 96(6):917.
Assaying for pollen drift from transgenic Rainbow to nontransgenic Kapoho papaya under commercial and experimental field conditions in Hawaii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonsalves, D., Gonsalves, C., Carr, J., Tripathi, S., Matsumoto, T., Suzuki, J., Ferreira, S., Pitz, K. 2012. Assaying for pollen drift from transgenic Rainbow to nontransgenic Kapoho papaya under commercial and experimental field conditions in Hawaii. Tropical Plant Biol. 5(2):153-160. DOI:10.1007/s12042-011-9090-5.
Changes in antioxidant and fruit quality in hot water-treated ‘Hom Thong’ banana fruit during storage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ummarat, N., T.K. Matsumoto, M.M. Wall, K. Seraypheap. 2011. Changes in antioxidant and fruit quality in hot water-treated ‘Hom Thong’ banana fruit during storage. Sci Hort. 130:801-807.
Field survey and fungicide screening of fungal pathogens of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) fruit rot in Hawaii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keith, L.M., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Nishijima, K.A., Wall, M.M., Nagao, M. 2011. Field survey and fungicide screening of fungal pathogens of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) fruit rot in Hawaii. HortScience. 46:730 - 735.
Preliminary study of genetic variation in Hawaiian isolates of Beauveria bassiana [Hypocreales, Cordycipitaceae] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hollingsworth, R.G., Lysy, A., Matsumoto Brower, T.K. 2011. Preliminary study of genetic variation in Hawaiian isolates of Beauveria bassiana [Hypocreales, Cordycipitaceae]. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 106 (2011) 422-425.
Foliar fertilization as an alternative to hand thinning fruit in chlorate treated Dimocarpus longan Lour. trees in Hawaii. - (Abstract Only)
Matsumoto, T.K., M.A. Nagao, Francis T.P. Zee, K. A. Nishijima, L. Keith and M. Wall. 2010. Foliar fertilization as an alternative to hand thinning fruit in chlorate treated Dimocarpus longan Lour. trees in Hawaii. HortScience 45(8):S135.
Determining sex and screening for the adventitious presence of transgenic material in Carica papaya L. seed germplasm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Zee, F.T., Suzuki, J.Y., Tripathi, S., Carr, J.B., Mackey, B.E. 2010. Determining sex and screening for the adventitious presence of transgenic material in Carica papaya L. seed germplasm. HortScience. 45:161-164.
The tropical fruit and nut collections and research activities at the USDA-ARS Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center, Tropical Plant Genetic Resource and Disease Research unit - (Proceedings)
Zee, F.T., Matsumoto Brower, T.K. 2010. The tropical fruit and nut collections and research activities at the USDA-ARS Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center, Tropical Plant Genetic Resources Management Unit. Journal of American Pomological Society.64(1):2-4.
Protection and conservation of Caricaceae germplasm with PRSV resistant transgenic papaya - (Abstract Only)
Matsumoto, T.K., F.T.P. Zee, J.Y. Suzuki, S. Tripathi, B. Mackey, R. Hollingsworth, M. Shintaku and L. Keith. 2009. Protection and conservation of Caricaceae germplasm with PRSV resistant transgenic papaya. Plant Biology 2009. Honolulu, HI. P09021 pg. 166.
A tale of two orchids: comparative reproductive development in Vanilla and Phalaenopsis - (Abstract Only)
O’Neill, S., W.-T. Yang, D. Gonsalves, and T. Matsumoto. A tale of two orchids: comparativereproductive development in Vanilla and Phalaenopsis. Plant Biology 2009. Honolulu, HI. P56035 pg. 369.
Research update USDA-PBARC and CTAHR - (Proceedings) - (26-Sep-08)
Optimization of lychee and longan flowering and fruiting in Hawaii. - (Proceedings) - (08-Apr-08)
Management of flowering and fruiting of 'Kaimana' lychee in Hawaii. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Mar-08)
Management of flowering and fruiting of 'Kaimana' lychee in Hawaii. - (Proceedings)
Matsumoto, T.K., F. Zee, M. Nagao, M. Nishina, V. Easton-Smith. 2007. Management of flowering and fruiting of ‘Kaimana’ lychee in Hawaii. 17th International Tropical Fruit Conference Proceedings (CD-ROM). Hilo, HI pp. 67-78.
Off-Season Flower Induction of Longan (Dimocarpus longan) with Potassium Chlorate, Sodium Chlorite and Sodium Hypochlorite Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
T.K. Matsumoto, M.A. Nagao and B. Mackey. 2007. Off-season flower induction of longan with potassium chlorate, sodium chlorite and sodium hypochlorite. HortTechnology 17(3): 296-300.
The externally derived portion of the hyperosmotic shock-activated cytosolic calcium pulse mediates adaptation to ionic stress in suspension-cultured tobacco cells. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cessna, S.G., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Lamb, G.N., Rice, S.J., Hochstedler, W.W. 2007. The externally derived portion of the hyperosmotic shock-activated cytosolic calcium pulse mediates adaptation to ionic stress in suspension-cultured tobacco cells. Journal of Plant Physiology. 164:815 - 823.
From Germplasm Collection to Kaimana Lychee Production Management - (Proceedings)
Zee, F.T., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Keith, L.M., Nagao, M., Nishina, M. 2007. From Germplasm Collection to Kaimana Lychee Production Management. Keith,L. 2007. Tropical Fruit Diseases. 16th Annual International Tropical Fruit Conference. [CD-ROM]. Hilo, HI. Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers. www.hawaiitropicalfruitgrowers.org
Exploring the Mechanism of Potassium Chlorate Induced Flowering in Dimocarpus Longan Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Tsumura, T., Zee, F.T. 2007. Exploring the mechanism of potassium chlorate induced flowering in dimocarpus longan. Acta Horticulturae 738 pg. 451 - 457.
Gibberellic Acid and Benzyladenine Promote Early Flowering and Vegetative Growth of Miltoniopsis Orchid Hybrids. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matsumoto Brower, T.K. 2006. Gibberellic acid and benzyladenine promote early flowering and vegetative growth of miltoniopsis orchid hybrids.. HortScience, 41:131-135.
Genes Uniquely Expressed in Vegetative and Potassium Chlorate Induced Floral Buds of Dimocarpus Longan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matsumoto Brower, T.K. 2006. Genes uniquely expressed in vegetative and potassium chlorate induced floral buds of dimocarpus longan. Plant Science, 170:500-516.
Arabidopsis Villin1 Generates Actin Filament Cables That Are Resistant to Depolymerization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, S., R.C. Robinson, L.Y. Gao, T. Matsumoto, A. Brunet, L. Blanchoin and C.J. Staiger. 2005. Arabidopsis VILLIN1 generates actin filament cables that are resistant to depolymerization. Plant Cell 17: 486-501.
Potassium Chlorate Induced Flowering in Dimocarpus Longan - (Abstract Only)
Matsumoto, T., Tsumura, T., Zee, F. 2004. Potassium chorate induced flowering in Dimocarpus longan. American Society of Plant Biologist-Plant Biology 2004. Abstract P340. P.100
Overexpression of a Cell Wall Glycoprotein in Fusarium Oxysporum Increases Virulence and Resistance to a Plant Pr-5 Protein - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Narasimhan, M., Lee, H., Damsz, B., Singh, N., Ibeas, J., Matsumoto, T.K., Woloshuk, C., Bressan, R. 2003. Overexpression of a cell wall glycoprotein in fusarium oxysporum increases virulence and resistance to a plant pr-5 protein. Plant Journal 36 pg.390-400
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