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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

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

Evaluation of imported and domestic Prunus domestica L. germplasm and cultivars for resistance to black knot [Apisporina morbosa (Schw.)] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(11-Oct-14)
Evolution of the fruit endocarp: molecular mechanisms underlying adaptations in seed protection and dispersal strategies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dardick, C.D., Callahan, A.M. 2014. Evolution of the fruit endocarp: molecular mechanisms underlying adaptations in seed protection and dispersal strategies. Frontiers in Plant Science. DOI:10.3389/FPLS.2014.00284.
'Gem': a new precocious, productive pear cultivar - (Abstract Only)
Bell, R.L., Castagnoli, S., Einhorn, T., Turner, J.D., Spotts, R., Moulton, G., Reighard, G.L., Shane, W.W. 2014. 'Gem': a new precocious, productive pear cultivar. HortScience. 94(9):S271.
'Gem': a new pear cultivar from the USDA pear breeding program - (Abstract Only)
Bell, R.L., Castagnoli, S., Einhorn, T., Turner, J.D., Spotts, R., Moulton, G.A., Reighard, G.L., Shane, W.W. 2014. 'Gem': a new pear cultivar from the USDA pear breeding program [abstract]. International Pear Symposium, Program and Abstracts. p. 49.
Highly interactive nature of flower-specific enhancers and promoters, and its potential impact on tissue-specific expression and engineering of multiple genes or agronomic traits - (Review Article)
Wen, Z., Yang, Y., Zhang, J., Wang, X., Liu, Z., Singer, S., Yang, Y., Liu, Z. 2014. Highly interactive nature of flower-specific enhancers and promoters, and its potential impact on tissue-specific expression and engineering of multiple genes or agronomic traits. Plant Biotechnology. DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12203.
The efficiency of RNA interference for conferring stable resistance to Plum Pox Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravelonandro, M., Scorza, R., Hily, J., Briard, P. 2014. The efficiency of RNA interference for conferring stable resistance to Plum Pox Virus. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. DOI: 10.1007/S11240-014-0487-3.
The molecular basis for tree growth habit in Prunus persica (peach) - (Abstract Only)
Dardick, C.D., Hollender, C.A., Scorza, R., Srinivasan, C., Callahan, A.M., Zhebentyayeva, T., Ruiz, K.B., Whitaker, M., Horn, R., Abbott, A., Tworkoski, T. 2014. The molecular basis for tree growth habit in Prunus persica (peach)[abstract]. 7th International Rosaceae Genomics Conference. p. 15.
Genetic interactions underlying tree branch orientation - (Abstract Only)
Hollender, C.A., Scorza, R., Callahan, A.M., Tworkoski, T., Dardick, C.D. 2014. Genetic interactions underlying tree branch orientation [abstract]. American Society for Plant Biology. Paper No. P-12023-B.
Tree fruit breeding for the 21st Century - (Proceedings)
Scorza, R., Callahan, A.M., Dardick, C.D., Bell, R.L., Liu, Z., Srinivasan, C., Hollender, C.A., Vann, C.D., Ravelonandro, M. 2013. Tree fruit breeding for the 21st Century. Aspects of Applied Biology. 119:1-12.
Last Modified: 12/18/2014
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