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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Improving Stress and Disease Resistance in Tree Fruit Crops

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.)

Identification of a QTL for postharvest disease resistance to Penicillium expansum in Malus sieversii - (Proceedings)
(05-May-14)
Differentially expressed drought-responsive genes in Malus sieversii roots may contribute to this species' adaptation to arid environments - (Abstract Only)
(25-Apr-14)
The biology of cold hardiness: adaptive strategies - (Other)
Wisniewski, M.E., Gusta, L.V. 2014. The biology of cold hardiness: adaptive strategies. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 106:1-3.
Reflective films and expression of light-regulated genes in field-grown apple - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Apr-14)
Transcriptomic profiling of apple in response to inoculation with a pathogen (P. expansum) and a non-pathogen (P. digitatum) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villanova, L., Wisniewski, M.E., Norelli, J.L., Vinas, I., Torres, R., Usall, J., Phillips, J.G., Droby, S., Teixido, N. 2014. Transcriptomic profiling of apple in response to inoculation with a pathogen (P. expansum) and a non-pathogen (P. digitatum). Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 32:566-582.
Field evaluation of apple overexpressing a peach CBF gene confirms its effect on cold hardiness, dormancy, and growth     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Artlip, T.S., Wisniewski, M.E., Norelli, J.L. 2013. Field evaluation of apple overexpressing a peach CBF gene confirms its effect on cold hardiness, dormancy, and growth. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 106:79-86.
De-novo assembly and characterization of the transcriptome of Metschnikowia fructicola reveals differences in gene expression following interaction with Penicillium digitatum and grapefruit peel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hershkovitz, V., Sela, N., Tah-Salaime, L., Liu, J., Rafael, G., Kessler, C., Aly, R., Levi, M., Wisniewski, M.E., Droby, S. 2013. De-novo assembly and characterization of the transcriptome of Metschnikowia fructicola reveals differences in gene expression following interaction with Penicillium digitatum and grapefruit peel. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. p. 1-13.
Last Modified: 9/2/2014
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