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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Lisa Hill
Plant Germplasm Preservation Research Unit
Biological Science Lab Technician (Plants)

Phone: (970) 495-3263
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 affecting stress tolerance in recalcitrant embryonic axes from four Quercus (Fagaceae) species native to the US or China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xia, K., Hill, L.M., Li, D., Walters, C.T. 2014. Factors affecting stress tolerance in recalcitrant embryonic axes from four Quercus (Fagaceae) species native to the US or China. Annals Of Botany. 114(8):1747-1759. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcu193.
"Intermediate" seed storage physiology: populus as a natural model system - (Abstract Only)
Hill, L.M., Haiby, K., Volk, G.M., Walters, C.T. 2013. "Intermediate" seed storage physiology: populus as a natural model system. International Society for Horticultural Science Meeting. p.88.
Cryopreservation of recalcitrant seeds: factors affecting survival of embryonic axes from four Quercus (Fagaceae) species native to the US or China - (Abstract Only)
Xia, K., Hill, L.M., Decorte, A., Zhou, Z., Walters, C.T. 2013. Cryopreservation of recalcitrant seeds: factors affecting survival of embryonic axes from four Quercus (Fagaceae) species native to the US or China. International Society for Horticultural Science Meeting. p. 107.
An analysis of embryo development in palm: interactions between dry matter accumulation and water relations in Pritchardia remota (Arecaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perez, H.E., Hill, L.M., Walters, C.T. 2012. An analysis of embryo development in palm: interactions between dry matter accumulation and water relations in Pritchardia remota (Arecaceae). Seed Science Research. 22:97-111.
Some thoughts about the desiccation tolerance continuum and the basis for “intermediate” seed physiologies - (Abstract Only) - (20-Nov-11)
Probing the biology of dry biological systems to address the basis of seed longevity - (Abstract Only) - (20-Nov-11)
Limits of desiccation tolerance in developing embryos of Pritchardia remota (Arecaceae): the orthodox-recalcitrant seed paradigm - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Sep-11)
"Intermediate" seed storage physiology: populus as a natural model system - (Abstract Only)
Walters, C.T., Hill, L.M., Volk, G.M., Haiby, K. 2011. "Intermediate" seed storage physiology: populus as a natural model system. Meeting Abstract. International Society for Seed Science, Bahia, Brazil Apr 10-15, 2011. pp. 280.
Comparisons of seed longevity under simulated aging and genebank storage conditions using brassicaceae seeds - (Abstract Only)
Walters, C.T., Hill, L.M., Koster, K.L., Bender, J. 2011. Comparisons of seed longevity under simulated aging and genebank storage conditions using brassicaceae seeds. Meeting Abstract. International Society for Seed Science, Bahia, Brazil, April 10-15, 2011. pp 279.
The ex situ conservation strategy for endangered plant species: small samples, storage and lessons from seed collected from US national parks - (Abstract Only)
Walters, C.T., Kennedy, K., Brian, N., Strong, A., Hill, L.M., Luhman, R., Mehrhoff, L., Dratch, P., Raven, P. 2011. The ex situ conservation strategy for endangered plant species: small samples, storage and lessons from seed collected from US national parks. Meeting Abstract. International Society for Seed Science , Bahia, Brazil April 10-15, 2011. pp.100.
Characterization of volatile production during storage of lettuce (Lactuca sativa) seed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mira, S., Gonzalez-Benito, E., Hill, L.M., Walters, C.T. 2010. Characterization of volatile production during storage of lettuce (Lactuca sativa) seed. Journal of Experimental Botany. 61:3915-3924.
Cryopreservation of fern spores - (Abstract Only)
Ballesteros, D., Hill, L.M., Ibars, A.M., Estrelles, E., Walters, C.T. 2010. Cryopreservation of fern spores. Meeting Abstract. Society for Cryobiology, July 17-20, 2010. Bristol UK. pp. P076.
Assessment of Variation in Seed Longevity within Rye, Wheat and the Intergeneric Hybrid Triticale - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niedzielski, M., Walters, C.T., Luczak, W., Hill, L.M., Wheeler, L.J., Puchalski, J. Assessment of Variation in Seed Longevity within Rye, Wheat and the Intergeneric Hybrid Triticale. Seed Science Research. 19:213-224.
Seed Storage Containers: Implications of water permeability properties on moisture management - (Abstract Only)
Walters, C.T., Hill, L.M. Seed Storage Containers: Implications of water permeability properties on moisture management. Seed Technologists Newsletter. 83 (2):23. Association of Official Seed Analysts and Society for Commercial Seed Technologists. May 29-June 4, 2009. Fort Collins, Colorado. Meeting Abstract.
Water Content-Temperature Interactions Regulate Seed Aging - (Abstract Only)
Walters, C.T., Hill, L.M., Wheeler, L.J., Rao, N.K., Hu, X., Dulloo, M.E., Engels, J.M.M. 2008. Water content-temperature interactions regulate seed aging. 9th International Conference on Seed Biology. July 6-11, 2008. Olsztyn, Poland. pp. 280. Meeting Abstract
Physiological Aspects of Seed Development in a Hawaiian Palm - (Abstract Only)
Perez, H., Hill, L.M., Criley, R., Baskin, C., Drake, D., Kobayashi, K., Maunder, M., Walters, C.T. 2008. Physiological aspects of seed development in a hawaiian palm. 9th International Conference on Seed Biology. July 6-11, 2008. Olsztyn, Poland. pp. 135. Meeting Abstract.
Storage Behavior of Seeds from Native Hawaiian Taxa - (Abstract Only)
Weisenberger, L. Hill, L.M., Yoshinaga, A., Wood, K., Walters, C.T. 2008. Storage behavior of seeds from native hawaiian taxa. 9th International Conference on Seed Biology. July 6-11, 2008. Olsztyn, Poland. pp. 281-282. Meeting Abstract.
Seed Deterioration Increases in the Presence of Volatiles - (Abstract Only)
Mira, S., Walters, C.T., Hill, L.M., Estrelles, E., Gonzalez-Benito, M.E. 2008. Seed deterioration increases in the presence of volatiles. 9th International Society for Seed Science Conference on Seed Biology. July 6-11, 2008. Olsztyn, Poland. pp. 89. Meeting Abstract.
Temperature and Moisture Control of Seed Aging in Rye - (Abstract Only)
Walters, C.T., Niedziekski, M., Hill, L.M., Wheeler, L.J., Puchalski, J. 2008. Temperature and moisture control of seed aging in rye. 9th International Society for Seed Science Conference on Seed Biology. July 6-11, 2008. Olsztyn, Poland. pp. 281. Meeting Abstract.
Variation of Seed Aging Rates among Lines of Wheat, Rye and Triticale in Response to Storage Humidity - (Abstract Only)
Niedziekski, M.,Waters, C.T., Luczak, C.,L.M. Hill, Puchalski, J. 2008. Variation of seed aging rates among lines of wheat, rye and triticale in response to storage humidity. 9th International Society for Seed Science Conference on Seed Biology. July 6-11, 2008. Olsztyn, Poland. pp. 94-95. Meeting Abstract.
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.
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.
Dying While Dry: Kinetics and Mechanisms of Deterioration in Desiccated Organisms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walters, C., L.M. Hill and L.J. Wheeler. 2005. Dying while dry: kinetics and mechanisms of deterioration in desiccated organisms. Integrative and Comparative Biology 45(5):751-758.
Organization of Lipid Reserves in Cotyledons of Primed and Aged Sunflower Seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walters, C., P. Landre, L.M. Hill, F. Corbineau and C. Bailly. 2005. Organization of lipid reserves in cotyledons of primed and aged sunflower seeds. Planta 222:397-407.
Conservation of Genetic Resources of Coffee Using Cryopreservation - (Abstract Only)
Mirian E.TS., C. Walters R.B. Reis, and L.M. Hill. 2002. Conservation of genetic resources of coffee using cryopresvation. 7th International Workshop on Seed Biology, May 11-19, 2002, Salamanca, Spain.
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