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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF FRUIT CROPS THROUGH FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS AND BREEDING

Location: Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory: Innovative Fruit Production, Improvement and Protection

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Optimization of media composition for in vitro shoot proliferation and root induction of three newly cold-hardy and dwarfing or semidwarfing clonal apple rootstocks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(24-Feb-14)
'Gem' pear - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, R.L., Castagnoli, S., Einhorn, T., Turner, J., Spotts, R., Moulton, G. 2014. 'Gem' pear. HortScience. 49(3):361-363.
Two tobacco AP1-like gene promoters with highly specific, tightly regulated and uniquely expressed activity during floral transition, initiation and development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, J., Yan, G., Wen, Z., An, Y., Singer, S., Liu, Z. 2013. Two tobacco AP1-like gene promoters with highly specific, tightly regulated and uniquely expressed activity during floral transition, initiation and development. Planta. 239:469-478.
Spatial and temporal assessment of pollen- and seed-mediated gene flow from genetically engineered plum Prunus domestica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scorza, R., Kriss, A.B., Callahan, A.M., Webb, K.K., Demuth, M.A., Gottwald, T.R. 2013. Spatial and temporal assessment of pollen- and seed-mediated gene flow from genetically engineered plum Prunus domestica. PLoS One. 8(10):75291.
Shoot growth orientation in trees is influenced by gravitropic control via a signaling pathway that includes TAC1 and LAZY1 - (Abstract Only)
Hollender, C.A., Dardick, C.D., Scorza, R. 2013. Shoot growth orientation in trees is influenced by gravitropic control via a signaling pathway that includes TAC1 and LAZY1. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. p. 45.
Protecting trees against virus diseases in the 21st century: genetic engineering of Plum pox virus resistance - from concept to product - (Review Article)
Scorza, R., Callahan, A.M., Dardick, C.D., Ravelonandro, M., Polak, J., Malinowski, T., Zagrai, I., Cambra, M., Kamenova, I. 2013. Protecting trees against virus diseases in the 21st century: genetic engineering of Plum pox virus resistance - from concept to product. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 115:1-12.
The evolution of the miR173-miR390-miR4376-miR7122 microRNA superfamily in plants and its role in secondary siRNA biogenesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xia, R., Myers, B., Liu, Z., Beers, E., Liu, Z. 2013. The evolution of the miR173-miR390-miR4376-miR7122 microRNA superfamily in plants and its role in secondary siRNA biogenesis. The Plant Cell. 25:1555-1572.
'HoneySweet' plum - a valuable genetically engineered fruit-tree cultivar and germplasm resource - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravelonandro, M., Scorza, R., Polak, J., Callahan, A.M., Krska, B., Kundu, J., Briard, P. 2013. 'HoneySweet' plum - a valuable genetically engineered fruit-tree cultivar and germplasm resource. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 4:45-49.
Genomic analysis reveals candidate genes for PPV resistance in apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zuriaga, E., Soriano, J., Zhebentyayeva, T., Romero, C., Dardick, C.D., Canizares, J., Bandenes, M. 2013. Genomic analysis reveals candidate genes for PPV resistance in apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.). Molecular Plant Pathology. DOI:10.1111/mpp.12037.
Inheritance of resistance to pear psylla nymphal feeding in pear (Pyrus communis L.) of European origin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, R.L. 2013. Inheritance of resistance to pear psylla nymphal feeding in pear (Pyrus communis L.) of European origin. HortScience. 48:425-427.
DNA methylation/demethylation programming during peach flower bud dormancy release, development and blooming - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, H., Chen, P., Xia, H., Callahan, A.M., Pellegrini, M., Liu, Z. 2013. DNA methylation/demethylation programming during peach flower bud dormancy release, development and blooming. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Paper No. 9983.
Biotechnological advances in the genetic improvement of Prunus domestica - (Proceedings)
Scorza, R., Callahan, A.M., Dardick, C.D., Srinivasan, C., Dejong, T., Abbott, A., Ravelonandro, M. 2013. Biotechnological advances in the genetic improvement of Prunus domestica. Acta Horticulture Proceedings. 985:111-117.
An exciting new European pear cultivar is coming - (Popular Publication)
Einhorn, T., Castagnoli, S., Turner, J., Bell, R.L. 2012. An exciting new European pear cultivar is coming. Good Fruit Grower. 63(14):25-26.
Stoneless plums-from Luther Burbank to the present - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Callahan, A.M., Dardick, C.D., Scorza, R. 2013. Stoneless plums-from Luther Burbank to the present. Acta Horticulturae. 985:71-75.
Identification of peach (Prunus persica) miRNAs and their targets by deep sequencing and degradome analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, H., Xia, R., Dardick, C.D., Callahan, A.M., An, Y., Liu, Z. 2012. Identification of peach (Prunus persica) miRNAs and their targets by deep sequencing and degradome analysis. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. DOI:10.1186/1471-2229-12-149.
Identification and characterization of microRNA species and their targets in apple (Malus x domestica Borkh)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xia, R., Zhu, H., Beers, E., An, Y., Liu, Z. 2012. Identification and characterization of microRNA species and their targets in apple (Malus x domestica Borkh). Plant Journal. 13(6)R47.
The present state of research and exploitation of biotech (GM) crops in horticulture: results of research on plum cv. 'HoneySweet' resistant to plum pox virus (Sharka) and the deregulation of this cultivar in the CR & Europe - (Abstract Only)
(01-Jun-12)
Non-arginine-aspartate (non-RD) kinases are associated with innate immune receptors that recognize conserved microbial signatures - (Review Article)
Dardick, C.D., Schwessinger, B., Ronald, P. 2012. Non-arginine-aspartate (non-RD) kinases are associated with innate immune receptors that recognize conserved microbial signatures. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 15:358-366.
The present status of commercialized and developed biotech (GM) crops, results of evaluation of plum 'HoneySweet" for resistance to plum pox virus in the Czech Republic - (Abstract Only)
(18-May-12)
Needs assessment for future US pear rootstock directions based on the current state of pear production and rootstock research - (Review Article)
Elkins, R., Bell, R.L., Einhorn, T. 2012. Needs assessment for future US pear rootstock directions based on the current state of pear production and rootstock research. Journal of American Pomological Society. 66:153-163.
Resistance of breeding program selections and cultivars to pear psylla - (Abstract Only)
Bell, R.L. 2012. Resistance of breeding program selections and cultivars to pear psylla [abstract]. ASHS Annual Conference. p. 64.
Advances in the genetic improvement of Prunus domestica utilizing genetic engineering - (Abstract Only)
Scorza, R., Callahan, A.M., Dardick, C.D., Srinivasan, C., Raines, C.D., Delong, T., Castro, S., Abbott, A., Ravelonandro, M., Cambra, M., Zagrai, I., Polak, J., Malinowski, T. 2012. Advances in the genetic improvement of Prunus domestica utilizing genetic engineering. [abstract]. Xth International Symposium Plum & Prune Genetics. Paper No. 97.
Current status of pear rootstock research: progress and priorities - (Abstract Only)
Elkins, R.B., Bell, R.L., Einhorn, T. 2012. Current status of pear rootstock research: progress and priorities [abstract] ASHS Annual Conference Program. p. 79.
Cropload management and appropriate harvest timing improves final fruit size and fruit quality of US 71655-014, a new fire blight resistant European pear selection - (Abstract Only)
Einhorn, T., Turner, J., Laraway, D., Bell, R.L. 2012. Cropload management and appropriate harvest timing improves final fruit size and fruit quality of US 71655-014, a new fire blight resistant European pear selection [abstract]. ASHS Annual Conference Progam. p. 52.
'FasTrack' - a revolutionary approach to long-generation cycle specialty crop breeding - (Abstract Only)
Scorza, R., Dardick, C.D., Callahan, A.M., Srinivasan, C., Delong, T., Harper, J., Raines, C.D., Castro, S. 2012. 'FasTrack' - a revolutionary approach to long-generation cycle specialty crop breeding. [abstract]. Xth International Symposium Plum & Prune Genetics. Paper No. 101.
Stoneless plums - from Luther Burbank to the present - (Abstract Only)
Callahan, A.M., Dardick, C.D., Scorza, R. 2012. Stoneless plums - from Luther Burbank to the present. Xth International Symposium on Plum and Prune Genetics, Breeding and Technology. p. 45.
Host resistance to pear psylla of breeding program selections and cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, R.L. 2013. Host resistance to pear psylla of breeding program selections and cultivars. HortScience. 48(2):143-145.
Silencing of meiosis-critical genes for engineering male sterility in plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Singer, S.D., Liu, Z. 2012. Silencing of meiosis-critical genes for engineering male sterility in plants. Plant Cell Reports. 31:747-756.
Development of sequence-tagged site markers linked to the pillar growth type in peach (Prunus persica) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sajer, O., Scorza, R., Abbott, A., Horn, R., Dardick, C.D. 2012. Development of sequence-tagged site markers linked to the pillar growth type in peach (Prunus persica). Plant Breeding. 131:186-192.
Transcriptomics of shading-induced and NAA-induced abscission in apple (Malus domestica) reveals a shared pathway involving reduced photosynthesis, alterations in carbohydrate transport and signaling and hormone crosstalk - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zu, H., Dardick, C.D., Beers, E.P., Callahan, A.M., Xia, R., Yuan, R. 2011. Transcriptomics of shading-induced and NAA-induced abscission in apple (Malus domestica) reveals a shared pathway involving reduced photosynthesis, alterations in carbohydrate transport and signaling and hormone crosstalk. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 11:138.
A new attractive, precocious, productive, fire blight resistant pear selection. What more could you ask for? - (Abstract Only)
Turner, J., Castagnoli, S., Einhorn, T., Bell, R.L. 2011. A new attractive, precocious, productive, fire blight resistant pear selection. What more could you ask for? [abstract]. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference Progam. p. 65.
Minimizing the unpredictability of transgene expression in plants: the role of genetic insulators - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singer, S., Liu, Z., Cox, K.D. 2012. Minimizing the unpredictability of transgene expression in plants: the role of genetic insulators. Plant Cell Reports. 31:13-25.
'HoneySweet' - a transgenic plum pox virus resistant plum - from laboratory and experimental field plots to regulatory approval - (Abstract Only)
Scorza, R., Callahan, A.M., Ravelonandro, M., Cambra, M., Zagrai, I., Polak, J., Malinowski, T. 2011. 'HoneySweet' - a transgenic plum pox virus resistant plum - from laboratory and experimental field plots to regulatory approval [abstract]. International Science for Horticultural Science Genetically Modified Organisms in Horticulture Symposium. p. 45.
mi-siRNAs and plum pox virus resistance - (Abstract Only)
(19-Aug-11)
Pitless plum: reality or fantasy - (Other)
Callahan, A.M., Dardick, C.D., Scorza, R. 2011. Pitless plum: reality or fantasy. Chronica Horticulturae. 51:18-22.
A high throughput transformation system allows the regeneration of marker-free plum plants (Prunus domestica L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petri, C., Hily, J., Vann, C.D., Dardick, C.D., Scorza, R. 2011. A high throughput transformation system allows the regeneration of marker-free plum plants (Prunus domestica L.). Annals of Applied Biology. 159:302-315.
Adventitious shoot regeneration of pear (Pyrus communis L.) cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, R.L., Scorza, R., Lomberk, D.F. 2011. Adventitious shoot regeneration of pear (Pyrus communis L.) cultivars. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 108(2):229-236.
Highly efficient transformation protocol for plum (Prunus domestica L.) - (Book / Chapter)
Petri, C., Scorza, R., Srinivasan, C. 2012. Highly efficient transformation protocol for plum (Prunus domestica L.). In: Dunwell, J. M. and Wetten, A. C., editors. Transgenic Plants: Methods and Protocols. New York, NY:Humana Press. p. 191-200.
Transferability of apple EST-SSRs and assessment of genetic diversity in pear genotypes - (Abstract Only)
Zheng, D., Wu, J., Khan, A., Bell, R.L., Korban, S. 2011. Transferability of apple EST-SSRs and assessment of genetic diversity in pear genotypes [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. p. 15.
Generation and characterization of transgenic plum lines expressing gafp-1 with the bul409 promoter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalariya, H.M., Schnabel, G., Petri, C., Scorza, R. 2011. Generation and characterization of transgenic plum lines expressing gafp-1 with the bul409 promoter. HortScience. 46:975-980.
Variation of phenotype, ploidy level, and organogenic potential of in vitro regenerated polyploids of Pyrus communis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, Q., Sun, H., Bell, R.L., Li, H., Xin, L. 2011. Variation of phenotype, ploidy level, and organogenic potential of in vitro regenerated polyploids of Pyrus communis. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 107:131-140.
Susceptibility of pear to European pear sawfly fruit infestation - (Abstract Only)
(01-May-11)
Development and deregulation of the plum pox virus resistant transgenic plum 'HoneySweet' - (Book / Chapter)
(29-Apr-11)
Performance of US 71655-014, a fire blight resistant pear selection from the USA - (Proceedings)
Castagnoli, S., Turner, J., Einhorn, T., Bell, R.L. 2010. Performance of US 71655-014, a fire blight resistant pear selection from the USA. Acta Horticulturae. p. 36.
Transgenic horticultural crops: challenges and opportunities - (Book / Chapter)
Mou, B., Scorza, R. 2011. Transgenetic horticultural crops: challenges and opportunities. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. 364 p.
Biotechnological approaches for resistance to viruses, viroids and phytoplasmas - (Book / Chapter)
Ravelonandro, M., Scorza, R., Hammond, R. 2011. Biotechnological approaches for resistance to viruses, viroids and phytoplasmas. In: Hadidi, A., Barba, M., Candresse, T., and Jelkmann, W., editors. Virus and Viruslike Diseases of Pome and Stone Fruit. Saint Paul, MN: APS Press. p. 428.
Inheritance of plum pox virus resistance in transgenic plums - (Proceedings)
Ravelonandro, M., Scorza, R., Briard, P., Lafargue, B., Renaud, R. 2011. Inheritance of plum pox virus resistance in transgenic plums. Acta Horticulturae. 899:139-144.
Overview of the investigation of transgenic plums in Romania - (Proceedings)
Zagrai, I., Ravelonandro, M., Zagrai, L., Scorza, R., Minoiu, N. 2011. Overview of the investigation of transgenic plums in Romania. Acta Horticulturae. 899:153-158.
Ectopic expression of class 1 KNOX genes induce and adventitious shoot regeneration and alter growth and development of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L) and European plum (Prunus domestica L) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srinivasan, C., Liu, Z., Scorza, R. 2011. Ectopic expression of class 1 KNOX genes induce and adventitious shoot regeneration and alter growth and development of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L) and European plum (Prunus domestica L). Plant Cell Reports. 30:655-664.
Enhancer-promoter interference and its prevention in transgenic plants - (Review Article)
Singer, S., Cox, K., Liu, Z. 2010. Enhancer-promoter interference and its prevention in transgenic plants. Plant Cell Reports. DOI: 10.1007/s00299-010-0977-7.
Light quantity and photosystem function mediate host susceptibility to turnip mosaic virus via a salicylic acid-independent mechanism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manfre, A.J., Glenn, D.M., Nunez, A., Moreau, R.A., Dardick, C.D. 2011. Light quantity and photosystem function mediate host susceptibility to turnip mosaic virus via a salicylic acid-independent mechanism. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 24(3):315-327.
Evaluation and comparison of insulation efficiency of three enhancer-blocking insulators in plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Singer, S., Liu, Z. 2010. Evaluation and comparison of insulation efficiency of three enhancer-blocking insulators in plants. Plant Cell Reports. DOI: 10.1007/s11240-010-9880-8.
Reducing the harmful impacts of plum pox virus through the use of biotechnology - (Book / Chapter)
Kamenova, I., Scorza, R., Ravelonandro, M., Callahan, A.M., Paunovic, S., Zagrai, I., Dorokhov, D., Blume, Y. 2010. Reducing the harmful impacts of plum pox virus through the use of biotechnology. In: Golikov, A., Atanassov, A., editors. Reducing Consensus Document on Environmental Risk and Economic Assessment of Genetically Modified Crops, Case Studies: Soybean, Maize, Sugar Beet, Reducing the Harmful Impacts of Plum Pox Virus through the Use of Biotechnology. Sofia, Bulgaria: Infoprint Pleven Press. p. 127-150.
Characterization of the partial RNA1 and RNA2 3' untranslated region of tomato ringspot virus isolates from North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Mock, R.G., Fuchs, M., Halbrendt, J., Howell, B., Liu, Z. 2011. Molecular characterization of the partial RNA1 and RNA2 3' untranslated region of tomato ringspot virus isolates from North America. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. DOI: 10.1080/07060661.2011.536648.
'Sunrise' pear - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, R.L., Vanderzwet, T. 2011. 'Sunrise' pear. HortScience. 46:118-120.
The rice kinase phylogenomics database: a guide for systematic analysis of the rice kinase super-family - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jung, K., Cao, P., Seo, Y., Dardick, C.D., Ronald, P. 2010. The rice kinase phylogenomics database: a guide for systematic analysis of the rice kinase super-family. Trends in Plant Science. 15(11):595-599.
Inheritance of RNA silencing and PPV resistance in transgenic progeny of 'HoneySweet' plum - (Abstract Only)
Ravelonandro, M., Scorza, R., Briard, P., Lafargue, B., Renaud, R. 2010. Inheritance of RNA silencing and PPV resistance in transgenic progeny of 'HoneySweet' plum. International Symposium on Plum Pox Virus. p. 29.
Pyrus - (Book / Chapter)
Bell, R.L., Itai, A. 2011. Pyrus. In: Kole, C., editor. Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic and Breeding Resources. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag. p. 147-177.
Cydonia - (Book / Chapter)
Bell, R.L., Leitao, J. 2011. In: Kole, C., Cydonia, editors. Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic and Breeding Resources. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag. p. 1-16.
Performance of US 71655-014, a fire blight resistant pear selection from the USA - (Abstract Only)
Castagnoli, S., Turner, J., Einhorn, T., Bell, R.L. 2010. Performance of US 71655-014, a fire blight resistant pear selection from the USA. XI International Pear Symposium. p. 71.
Utilization of next generation sequencing for analyzing transgenic insertions in plum - (Abstract Only)
Callahan, A.M., Dardick, C.D., Scorza, R. 2010. Utilization of next generation sequencing for analyzing transgenic insertions in plum. HortScience. 45(8):56.
Both the constitutive Cauliflower Mosaic Virus 35S and tissue-specific AGAMOUS enhancers activate transcription autonomously in Arabidopsis thaliana     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singer, S.D., Liu, Z. 2010. Both the constitutive Cauliflower Mosaic Virus 35S and tissue-specific AGAMOUS enhancers activate transcription autonomously in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Molecular Biology. 74:293-305.
Field plot assessments demonstrate that transgenic plums expressing Plum pox virus (PPV) coat protein gene do not affect the PPV strain composition or produce PPV recombinants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zagrai, L., Ravelonandro, M., Gaboreanu, I., Ferencz, B., Scorza, R., Zagrai, L., Pamfil, D., Popescu, O., Kelemen, B. 2011. Field plot assessments demonstrate that transgenic plums expressing Plum pox virus (PPV) coat protein gene do not affect the PPV strain composition or produce PPV recombinants. Journal of Plant Pathology. 93(1):159-165.
Overview on the investigations of transgenic plums in Romania - (Abstract Only)
Zagrai, I., Ravelonandro, M., Zagrai, L., Scorza, R., Minoiu, N. 2010. Overview on the investigations of transgenic plums in Romania. International Symposium on Plum Pox Virus. p. 32.
A young bud's fruitful journey: The spatial and temporal expression of transcription factors controlling early fruit determination and differentiation in stone fruit - (Abstract Only)
Lalli, D., Dardick, C.D., Scorza, R., Callahan, A.M. 2010. A young bud's fruitful journey: The spatial and temporal expression of transcription factors controlling early fruit determination and differentiation in stone fruit. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. p. 4017.
Virus resistant plums through genetic engineering - from lab to market - (Abstract Only)
Scorza, R. 2010. Virus resistant plums through genetic engineering - from lab to market. Meeting Abstract.
Expression of the poplar Flowering Locus T1 (FT1) gene reduces the generation time in plum (Prunus domestica L.) - (Abstract Only)
Srinivasan, C., Callahan, A.M., Dardick, C.D., Scorza, R. 2010. Expression of the poplar Flowering Locus T1 (FT1) gene reduces the generation time in plum (Prunus domestica L.) [abstract]. International Horticultural Congress. p. 103.
Petunia AGAMOUS enhancer-derived chimeric promoters specify a carpel-, stamen- and petal-specific expression pattern sufficient for engineering male and female sterility in tobacco     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Singer, S., Liu, Z. 2010. Petunia AGAMOUS enhancer-derived chimeric promoters specify a carpel-, stamen- and petal-specific expression pattern sufficient for engineering male and female sterility in tobacco. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. DOI 10.1007/s11105-010-0215-z
Transgenic plums developed and commercialized through public research - (Abstract Only)
Scorza, R. 2010. Transgenic plums developed and commercialized through public research [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting.
'Sunrise': A new early maturing fire blight resistant pear cultivar - (Abstract Only)
Bell, R.L., Vanderzwet, T. 2010. 'Sunrise': A new early maturing fire blight resistant pear cultivar. International Horticultural Congress. p. 519.
Pear psylla resistance in breeders' selections - (Abstract Only)
Bell, R.L. 2010. Pear psylla resistance in breeders' selections. HortScience. 45(8):5216.
Two similar but distinct second intron fragments from tobacco AGAMOUS homologs confer identical floral organ-specific expression sufficient for generating complete sterility in plants     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Singer, S., Liu, Z. 2010. Two similar but distinct second intron fragments from tobacco AGAMOUS homologs confer identical floral organ-specific expression sufficient for generating complete sterility in plants. Planta. 231:1159-1169.
Orablue plum - (Germplasm Release)
Scorza, R. 2009. Orablue plum. Germplasm Release. Docket 0003.10.
Effect of polyvinyl alcohol on in vitro rooting capacity of shoots in pear clones (Pyrus communis L.) of different ploidy     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, Q., Sun, H., Bell, R.L., Xin, L. 2009. Effect of polyvinyl alcohol on in vitro rooting capacity of shoots in pear clones (Pyrus communis L.) of different ploidy. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 99:299-304.
Ectopic expression of Malus domestica class 1 knox genes altered growth and development of Nicotiana tabacum and Prunus domestica, and induced adventitious shoot regeneration from leaf explants without exogenous cytokinin - (Abstract Only)
(20-Aug-09)
Hairpin plum pox virus coat protein (hpPPV-CP) structure in 'HoneySweet' C5 plum provides PPV resistance when genetically engineered into plum (Prunus domestica) seedlings - (Proceedings)
Scorza, R., Georgi, L., Callahan, A.M., Petri, C., Hily, J., Dardick, C.D., Damsteegt, V.D., Ravelonandro, M. 2010. Hairpin plum pox virus coat protein (hpPPV-CP) structure in 'HoneySweet' C5 plum provides PPV resistance when genetically engineered into plum (Prunus domestica) seedlings. International Conference on Graft Transmissible Diseases of Fruit Crops.
A 1-kb bacteriophage lambda fragment functions as an insulator to effectively block enhancer-promoter interactions in Arabidopsis thaliana     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singer, S.D., Hily, J., Liu, Z. 2009. A 1-kb bacteriophage lambda fragment functions as an insulator to effectively block enhancer-promoter interactions in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 28:69-76.
Factors affecting adventitious regeneration from in vitro leaf explants of 'Improved French' plum, the most important dried plum cultivar in the USA     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petri, C., Scorza, R. 2010. Factors affecting adventitious regeneration from in vitro leaf explants of 'Improved French' plum, the most important dried plum cultivar in the USA. Annals of Applied Biology. 156:79-89.
In vitro colchicine-induced polyploid plantlet production and regeneration from leaf explants of the diploid pear (Pyrus communis L.) cultivar, 'Fertility'     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, Q., Sun, H., Li, L., Bell, R.L. 2009. In vitro colchicine-induced polyploid plantlet production and regeneration from leaf explants of the diploid pear (Pyrus communis L.) cultivar, 'Fertility'. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology. 84(5):548-552.
The hairpin structure of the Plum pox virus (PPV) coat protein gene in 'HoneySweet' C5 plum is responsible for PPV resistance - (Abstract Only)
Scorza, R., Georgi, L., Callahan, A.M., Petri, C., Hily, J., Dardick, C.D., Damsteegt, V.D., Ravelonandro, M. 2009. The hairpin structure of the Plum pox virus (PPV) coat protein gene in 'HoneySweet' C5 plum is responsible for PPV resistance. International Conference on Graft Transmissible Diseases of Fruit Crops. p. 39-40.
A transformation booster sequence (TBS) from Petunia hybrida functions as an enhancer-blocking insulator in Arabidopsis thaliana     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hily, J., Singer, S.D., Yang, Y., Liu, Z. 2009. A transformation booster sequence (TBS) from Petunia hybrida functions as an enhancer-blocking insulator in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Reports. 28:1095-1104.
Evaluation of Pyrus germplasm for resistance to pear psylla in the orchard - (Abstract Only)
Bell, R.L. 2009. Evaluation of Pyrus germplasm for resistance to pear psylla in the orchard. HortScience. 44:1176.
Silencing in genetically engineered Prunus domestica provides durable and safe resistance to Plum pox virus (sharka disease) - (Proceedings)
Ravelonandro, M., Scorza, R. 2010. Silencing in genetically engineered Prunus domestica provides durable and safe resistance to Plum pox virus (sharka disease). Acta Horticulturae.
Analysis of the 'A72' peach tree growth habit and its inheritance in progeny obtained from crosses of 'A72' with columnar peach trees     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, D., Scorza, R. 2009. Analysis of the 'A72' peach tree growth habit and its inheritance in progeny obtained from crosses of 'A72' with columnar peach trees. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 134(2):236-243.
Seed dehydration and the establishment of desiccation tolerance during seed maturation is altered in the Arabidopsis thaliana mutant atem6-1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manfre, A.J., Lahatte, G.A., Climer, C.R., Marcotte, Jr., W.R. 2008. Seed dehydration and the establishment of desiccation tolerance during seed maturation is altered in the Arabidopsis thaliana mutant atem6-1. Plant And Cell Physiology. 50(2):243-253.
Characterization of 'Stoneless': A naturally occurring, partially stoneless plum cultivar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Callahan, A.M., Scorza, R., Dardick, C.D. 2009. Characterization of 'Stoneless': A naturally occurring, partially stoneless plum cultivar. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 134:120-125.
Uvh6, a Plant Homolog of the Human/yeast Tfiih Transcription Factor Subunit Xpd/rad3, Regulates Cold-Stress Genes in Arabidopsis Thaliana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, J.D., Cobb, J., Iqbal, M., Abidali, M., Liu, Z., Mount, D.W. 2008. UVH6, a plant homolog of the human/yeast TFIIH transcription factor subunit XPD/RAD3, regulates cold-stress genes in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 27:217-228.
Biotechnological approaches for resistance to viruses, viroids and phytoplasmas - (Book / Chapter)
(30-Oct-08)
Genetic engineering of plum (Prunus domestica L.) for plant improvement and genomics research in Rosaceae - (Book / Chapter)
Petri, C., Scorza, R., Dardick, C.D. 2009. Genetic engineering of plum (Prunus domestica L.) for plant improvement and genomics research in Rosaceae. In: Folta, K.M. Gardiner, S.E., editors. Genetics and Genomics of Rosaceae. New York, NY: Springer. p. 277-290.
Evaluation of potential alternative European pear cultivars for U.S. West Coast growers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elkins, R.B., Turner, J.D., Castagnoli, S., Seavert, C.F., Mitcham, E.J., Biasi, W.V., Colonna, A., Bell, R.L. 2008. Evaluation of potential alternative European pear cultivars for U.S. West Coast growers. Acta Horticulturae. 800:483-489.
Assessing probe-specific dye and slide biases in two-color microarray data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, R., Lee, G., Shultz, M., Dardick, C.D., Jung, K., Phetsom, J., Jia, Y., Rice, R.H., Goldberg, Z., Schnable, P.S., Ronald, P., Rocke, D.M. 2008. Assessing probe-specific dye and slide biases in two-color microarray data. BMC Bioinformatics. 9:314. doi:10.1186/1471-2105-9-314.
Silencing in genetically engineered Prunus domestica provides durable and safe resistance to Plum pox virus (sharka disease) - (Abstract Only)
Ravelonandro, M., Scorza, R. 2008. Silencing in genetically engineered Prunus domestica provides durable and safe resistance to Plum pox virus (sharka disease) [abstract]. First International Symposium on Biotechnology of Fruit Species. p. 29.
High efficiency plum (Prunus domestica L.) transformation: a functional genomics tool for Rosaceae - (Abstract Only)
Petri, C., Webb, K.K., Dardick, C.D., Scorza, R. 2008. High efficiency plum (Prunus domestica L.) transformation: a functional genomics tool for Rosaceae. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 43:1203.
Importance of coat protein and RNA silencing in satellite RNA/virus interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manfre, A.J., Simon, A.E. 2008. Importance of coat protein and RNA silencing in satellite RNA/virus interactions. Virology. 379:161-167.
A high-throughput transformation system in plum (Prunus domestica L.) useful for functional genomics in Rosaceae - (Proceedings)
Petri, C., Webb, K.K., Dardick, C.D., Scorza, R. 2008. A high-throughput transformation system in plum (Prunus domestica L.) useful for functional genomics in Rosaceae. Acta Horticulturae.
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zagrai, I., Ravelonandro, M., Scorza, R., Minoiu, N., Zagrai, L. 2008. Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. 65(1-2):358:365.
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