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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Jennifer Crane
Plant Germplasm Preservation Research Unit
Plant Physiologist

Phone: (970) 495-3269
Fax: (970) 495-3241
1111 S MASON ST
FORT COLLINS, CO, 80521-4500


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Factors influencing the survival of developing embryos of theobroma cacao L. (Malvaceae) in cryogenic storage - (Abstract Only)
Crane, J., Irish, B.M., Walters, C.T. 2013. Factors influencing the survival of developing embryos of theobroma cacao L. (Malvaceae) in cryogenic storage. International Society for Horticultural Science Meeting. p. 72.
Probing the biology of dry biological systems to address the basis of seed longevity - (Abstract Only) - (20-Nov-11)
Some thoughts about the desiccation tolerance continuum and the basis for “intermediate” seed physiologies - (Abstract Only) - (20-Nov-11)
Changes within lipid fractions offer a new way to non-invasively monitor seed viability during storage - (Abstract Only)
Crane, J., Walters, C.T. 2011. Changes within lipid fractions offer a new way to non-invasively monitor seed viability during storage. Meeting Abstract. International Society for Seed Science, Bahia Brazil, April 10-15, 2011. pp. 278.
Differential Scanning Calorimetry as a Tool for Nondestructive Measurements of Seed Deterioration in Lettuce (Lactuca sativa, CV “Black Seeded Simpson”) - (Abstract Only)
Crane, J., and Walters, C. 2009. Differential Scanning Calorimetry as a Tool for Nondestructive Measurements of Seed Deterioration in Lettuce (Lactuca sativa, CV “Black Seeded Simpson”). Seed Technologists Newsletter. 83(2):21-22. Association of Official Seed Analysts and Society for Commercial Seed Technologists. May 29-June 4, 2009. Fort Collins, Colorado. Meeting Abstract.
Hydration of Cuphea seeds containing crystallized triacylglycerols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volk, G.M., Crane, J., Caspersen, A.M., Kovach, D.A., Gardner, C.A., Walters, C.T. 2007. Hydration of Cuphea seeds containing crystallized triacylglycerols. Functional Plant Biology 34:360-367.
Cryopreservation of Recalcitrant (i.e. Desiccation-Sensitive) Seeds - (Book / Chapter)
Walters C, J. Wesley-Smith, J. Crane, L.M. Hill, P. Chmielarz, N.W. Pammenter and P. Berjak. 2008. Cryopreservation of recalcitrant (i.e. desiccation-sensitive) seeds. pp. 465-484. In B. Reed (ed.) Plant Cryopreservation: A practical guide. Springer Publishing, New York, NY.
Triacylglycerol Phase and Seed Storage Behavior - (Abstract Only)
Walters, C.T., Crane, J., Volk, G.M. 2006. Triacylglycerol phase and seed storage behavior. 17th International Symposium on Plant Lipids. July 16-21, 2006, East Lansing, Michigan. p. 67. Meeting Abstract.
Massive Cellular Disruption Occurs During Early Imbibition of Cuphea Seeds Containing Crystallized Triacylglycerols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volk, G.M., J. Crane, A.M. Caspersen, L.M. Hill, C.A. Gardner and C. Walters. 2006. Massive cellular disruption occurs during early imbibition of Cuphea seeds containing crystallized triacylglycerols. Planta 224:1415-1426.
Triacylglycerol Phase and 'intermediate' Seed Storage Physiology: a Study of Cuphea Carthagenensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crane, J., Kovach, D.A., Gardner, C.A., Walters, C.T. 2005. Triacylglycerol phase and 'intermediate' seed storage physiology: a study of cuphea carthagenensis. Planta 223:1081-1089.
Triacylglycerides Determine the Unusual Storage/physiology of Cuphea Seed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crane, J., A.L. Miller, J.W. van Roekel and C. Walters. 2003. Triacylglycerols determine the unusual storage physiology of Cuphea seed. Planta 217:699-708.
Last Modified: 11/23/2014
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