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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Bruce E Mackey
Pacific West Area
Statistician General

Phone: (510) 559-6078
Fax: (510) 559-5779
Room 3010
USDA, ARS, PWA, OAD
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA, 94710-1105


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Surfactant seed coating - a strategy to improve turfgrass establishment on water repellent soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Kostka, S.J., Hulet, A., Mackey, B.E., Harrison, M.A., Mcmillan, M.F. 2013. Surfactant seed coating - A strategy to improve turfgrass establishment on water repellent soils. International Symposium on Adjuvants for Agrochemicals. p.205-210.
Dietary strawberries increase proliferative response of CD3/CD28-activated CD8+ T cells and production of TNF-alpha in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated monocytes from obese human subjects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Storms, D.H., Freytag, T.L., Mackey, B.E., Zhao, L., Gouffon, J.S., Hwang, D.H. 2013. Dietary strawberries increase proliferative response of CD3/CD28-activated CD8+ T cells and production of TNF-alpha in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated monocytes from obese human subjects. British Journal of Nutrition. DOI: 10.1017/S0007114513000937. Epub ahead of print.
The effect of docosahexaenoic acid on t10, c12-conjugated linoleic acid-induced changes in fatty acid composition of mouse liver, adipose and muscle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fedor, D.M., Adkins, Y.C., Newman, J.W., Mackey, B.E., Kelley, D.S. 2013. The effect of docosahexaenoic acid on t10, c12-conjugated linoleic acid-induced changes in fatty acid composition of mouse liver, adipose and muscle. Metabolic Syndrome and Disorders. 11(1):63-70. DOI: 10.1089/met.2012.0116.
Shelf-life of infrared dry-roasted almonds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, J., Pan, Z., Takeoka, G.R., Mackey, B.E., Bingol, G., Brandl, M., Garcin, K., Mchugh, T.H., Wang, H. 2012. Shelf-life of infrared dry-roasted almonds. Journal of Food Chemistry. 138(1):671-678. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2012.09.142.
Leafroller parasitism across an orchard landscape in central Washington and effect of neighboring rose habitats on parasitism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pfannenstiel, R.S., Mackey, B.E., Unruh, T.R. 2012. Leafroller parasitism across an orchard landscape in central Washington and effect of neighboring rose habitats on parasitism. Biological Control. 62:152-161. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2012.04.006.
Docosahexaenoic acid prevents trans-10, cis-12 conjugated linoleic acid-induced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in mice by altering expression of hepatic genes regulating fatty acid synthesis and oxidation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fedor, D.M., Adkins, Y.C., Mackey, B.E., Kelley, D.S. 2012. Docosahexaenoic acid prevents trans-10, cis-12 conjugated linoleic acid-induced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in mice by altering expression of hepatic genes regulating fatty acid synthesis and oxidation. Metabolic Syndrome and Disorders. 10(3):175-180. DOI: 10.1089/met.2011.0113.
Effects of dietary strawberry powder on blood lipids and inflammatory markers in obese human subjects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Parelman, M., Freytag, T.L., Stephensen, C.B., Kelley, D.S., Mackey, B.E., Woodhouse, L.R., Bonnel, E. 2011. Effects of dietary strawberry powder on blood lipids and inflammatory markers in obese human subjects. British Journal of Nutrition. 1-10. DOI: 10.1017/S0007114511006027.
Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation improved lipocentric but not glucocentric markers of insulin sensitivity in hypertriglyceridemic men - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelley, D.S., Adkins, Y.C., Woodhouse, L.R., Swislocki, A., Mackey, B.E., Siegel, D. 2012. Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation improved lipocentric but not glucocentric markers of insulin sensitivity in hypertriglyceridemic men. Metabolic Syndrome and Disorders. 10(1):32-38.
Evaluation of Cuelure and Methyl Eugenol solid lure and insecticide dispensers for fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) monitoring and control in Tahiti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leblanc, L., Vargas, R.I., Mackey, B.E., Putoa, R., Pinero, J. 2011. Evaluation of Cuelure and Methyl Eugenol solid lure and insecticide dispensers for fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) monitoring and control in Tahiti. Florida Entomologist. 94(3): 510-516.
Using peel fluorescence in black light rooms to identify navel oranges with shorter storage life and poor rind quality - (Popular Publication)
Smilanick, J.L., Obenland, D.M., Margosan, D.A., Mackey, B.E. 2011. Using peel fluorescence in black light rooms to identify navel oranges with shorter storage life and poor rind quality. Citrograph. 2(2):27-31.
Ultraviolet fluorescence to identify navel oranges with poor peel quality and decay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Margosan, D.A., Smilanick, J.L., Mackey, B.E. 2010. Ultraviolet fluorescence to identify navel oranges with poor peel quality and decay. HortTechnology. 20:991-995.
Storage temperature and time influences sensory quality of mandarin oranges by altering soluble solids, acidity and aroma volatile composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Mackey, B.E., Sievert, J., Arpaia, M. 2011. Storage temperature and time influences sensory quality of mandarin oranges by altering soluble solids, acidity and aroma volatile composition. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 59:187-193.
Determining sex and screening for the adventitious presence of transgenic material in Carica papaya L. seed germplasm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Zee, F.T., Suzuki, J.Y., Tripathi, S., Carr, J.B., Mackey, B.E. 2010. Determining sex and screening for the adventitious presence of transgenic material in Carica papaya L. seed germplasm. HortScience. 45:161-164.
Freezing tolerance of winter wheat plants frozen in saturated soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z., Mackey, B.E. 2009. Freezing tolerance of winter wheat plants frozen in saturated soil. Field Crops Research 113:335-341.
Protection and conservation of Caricaceae germplasm with PRSV resistant transgenic papaya - (Abstract Only)
Matsumoto, T.K., F.T.P. Zee, J.Y. Suzuki, S. Tripathi, B. Mackey, R. Hollingsworth, M. Shintaku and L. Keith. 2009. Protection and conservation of Caricaceae germplasm with PRSV resistant transgenic papaya. Plant Biology 2009. Honolulu, HI. P09021 pg. 166.
Effect of Chitosan Dissolved in Different Acids on its Ability to Control Postharvest Gray Mold of Table Grape Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Romanazzi, G., Mlikota Gabler, F., Margosan, D.A., Mackey, B.E., Smilanick, J.L. 2010. Effect of Chitosan Dissolved in Different Acids on its Ability to Control Postharvest Gray Mold of Table Grape. Phytopathology. 99:1028-1036.
Determinants of flavor acceptability during the maturation of navel oranges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Mackey, B.E., Sievert, J., Field, K., Arpaia, M. 2009. Determinants of flavor acceptability during the maturation of navel oranges. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 55(2):2009:156-163.
Dha Supplementation Decreases Serum C - Reactive Protein and Other Markers of Inflammation in Hypertriglyceridemic Men1-3 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelley, D.S., Siegel, D., Fedor, D.M., Adkins, Y.C., Mackey, B.E. 2009. Docosahexaenoic Acid Supplementation Decreases Serum C - Reactive Protein and Other Markers of Inflammation in Hypertriglyceridemic Men1-3. Journal of Nutrition. 138: 30-35, 2008.
Sampling and pheromone trapping for comparison of abundance of Amyelois transitella between almonds and pistachios - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burks, C.S., Higbee, B.S., Brandl, D.G., Mackey, B.E. 2008. Sampling and pheromone trapping for comparison of abundance of Amyelois transitella between almonds and pistachios. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 129: 66-76.
Response of Selenium Status Indicators to Supplementation of Healthy North American Men with High-Selenium Yeast Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hawkes, W.C., Keim, N.L., Richter, D., Gustafson, M.B., Gale, B., Mackey, B.E., Bonnel, E. 2008. Response of selenium status indicators to supplementation of healthy north american men with high-selenium yeast. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology. Vol.122:107-121, 2008.
Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation decreases remnant-like particle-cholesterol and increases omega-3 index in hypertriglyceridemic men1-3. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelley, D.S., Siegel, D., Vemuri, M., Chung, G.H., Mackey, B.E. 2007. Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation decreases remnant-like particle-cholesterol and improves omega-3 index in hypertriglyceridemic men1-3.. Journal of Nutrition. 2007. Journal Nutrition 138:30-35, 2008.
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) But Not Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) Reverses Trans-10, Cis-12 Conjugated Linoleic Acid Induced Insulin Resistance in Mice1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vemuri, M., Kelley, D.S., Mackey, B.E., Rasooly, R., Bartolini, G.L. Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) But Not Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) Reverses Trans-10, Cis-12 Conjugated Linoleic Acid Induced Insulin Resistance in Mice. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders, 2007 Vol.5, No.4:315-322.
Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation improves fasting and postprandial plasma lipid profiles in hypertriglyceridemic men. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelley, D.S., Siegel, D., Vemuri, M., Mackey, B.E. 2007. Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation improves fasting and postprandial plasma lipid profiles in hypertriglyceridemic men. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 86:324-333, 2007.
Off-Season Flower Induction of Longan (Dimocarpus longan) with Potassium Chlorate, Sodium Chlorite and Sodium Hypochlorite Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
T.K. Matsumoto, M.A. Nagao and B. Mackey. 2007. Off-season flower induction of longan with potassium chlorate, sodium chlorite and sodium hypochlorite. HortTechnology 17(3): 296-300.
Attraction of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Nontarget Insects to Methyl Eugenol Bucket Traps with Different Preservative Fluids on Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchida, G.K., Mackey, B.E., Mcinnis, D.O., Vargas, R.I. 2006. Attraction of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) and Nontarget Insects to Methyl Eugenol Bucket Traps with Different Preservative Fluids on Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100:717-722.
Responses of Nontarget Insects to Bucket Traps Baited with Methyl Eugenol, Cue-Lure, Trimedlure, Or Protein Bait on Kauai Island, Hawaiian Islands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchida, G.K., Mackey, B.E., Vargas, R.I., Beardsley, J.W., Hardy, D.E., Goff, M.L., Stark, J.D. 2006. Response of nontarget insects to methyl eugenol, cue-lure, trimedlure, and protein bait on Kauai Island, Hawaiian Islands. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 38:41-71.
Dietary T10, C-12-Conjugated Linoleic Acid Reduces the Expression of Fatty Acid Oxidation and Drug Detoxification Enzymes in Mouse Liver Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Kelley, D.S., Greg, J., Mackey, B.E. Dietary t10, c-12-conjugated linoleic acid reduces the expression of fatty acid oxidation and drug detoxification enzymes in mouse liver. Journal of Nutrition. 97:58-66, 2007.
Cardinal temperatures for germination and early growth of two Lesquerella species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adam, N.R., Dierig, D.A., Coffelt, T.A., Wintermeyer, M., Mackey, B.E., Wall, G.W. 2007. Cardinal temperatures for germination and early growth of two Lesquerella species. Industrial Crops and Products 25:24-33.
Fatty Acid Profiles of Liver, Adipose Tissue, Spleen, and Heart of Mice Fed Diets Containing T10, C-12-, and C9, T11-Conjugated Linoleic Adic Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelley, D.S., Bartolini, G.L., Newman, J.W., Vemuri, M., Mackey, B.E. 2006. FATTY ACID PROFILES OF LIVER, ADIPOSE TISSUE, SPLEEN, AND HEART OF MICE FED DIETS CONTAINING T10, C-12-, AND C9, T11-CONJUGATED LINOLEIC ADIC. Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 74:331-338.
Consumption of Bing Sweet Cherries Lowers Circulating Concentrations of Inflammation Markers in Healthy Men and Women Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelley, D.S., Rasooly, R., Jacob, R.A., Kader, A.A., Mackey, B.E. 2006. CONSUMPTION OF BING SWEET CHERRIES LOWERS CIRCULATING CONCENTRATIONS OF INFLAMMATION MARKERS IN HEALTHY MEN AND WOMEN. Journal of Nutrition. 136:981-986, 2006.
Temperature and elevation effects on plant growth, development, and seed production of two Lesaquerella species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dierig, D.A., Adam, N.R., Mackey, B.E., Dahlquist, G.H., Coffelt, T.A. 2006. Temperature and elevation effects on plant growth, development, and seed production of two Lesaquerella species. Industrial Crops and Products. 24:17-25.
Field Trial of Transgenic Indian Mustard Plants Shows Enhanced Phytoremediation of Selenium Contaminated Sediment - (Other)
Banuelos, G.S., Terry, N., Leduc, D., Ellon-Smits, E., Mackey, B.E. 2005. Field trial of transgenic Indian mustard plants shows enhanced phytoremediation of selenium contaminated sediment. Environmental Science and Technology. 39:1771-1777.
Weathering Trials of Amulet(tm) C-L and Amulet(tm) M-E Attract and Kill Stations with Male Melon Flies and Oriental Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Stark, J., Mackey, B.E., Bull, R. 2005. Weathering trials of amulet(tm) c-l and amulet(tm) m-e attract and kill stations with male melon flies and oriental fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(5): 1551-1559.
Peach and Nectarine Quality Following Treatment with High Temperature Forced Air Combined with Controlled Atmospheres - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Neipp, P.W., Mackey, B.E., Neven, L.G. 2005. Peach and nectarine quality following treatment with high temperature forced air combined with controlled atmospheres. Hortscience 40(5):1425-1430.
Population Dynamics of Aspergillus Flavus in the Air of An Intensively Cultivated Region of South-West Arizona - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Mackey, B.E., Cotty, P.J. 2004. Population dynamics of Aspergillus flavus in the air of an intensively cultivated region of South-West Arizona. Plant Pathology. 53:422-433.
State-Dependent Attractiveness of Protein Bait and Host Fruit Odor to Bactrocera Cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) Females. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, N.W., Vargas, R.I., Prokopy, R.J., Mackey, B.E. 2004. State-dependent attractiveness of protein bait and host fruit odor to bactrocera cucurbitae (diptera: tephritidae) females. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 94:5 p. 1063-1068(6).
Correlations of Morphological, Anatomical, and Chemical Features of Grape Berries with Resistance to Botrytis Cinerea. Phytopathology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mlikota-Gabler, F., Smilanick, J.L., Mansour, M., Ramming, D.W., Mackey, B.E. 2004. Correlations of morphological, anatomical, and chemical features of grape berries with resistance to botrytis cinerea. phytopathology. Phytopathology 93:1263-1273.
Survival of Spores of Rhizopus Stolonifier, Aspergillus Niger, Botrytis Cinerea, and Alternaria Alternata after Exposure to Ethanol Solutions at Various Temperatures. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mlikota-Gabler, F., Smilanick, J.L., Mansour, M., Mackey, B.E. 2004. Survival of spores of rhizopus stolonifier, aspergillus niger, botrytis cinerea, and alternaria alternata after exposure to ethanol solutions at various temperatures.. Journal of Applied Microbiology 96:1354-1360.
Trans-10, CIS-12 conjugated linoleic acid increases liver and decreases adipose tissue lipids in mice: possible role of specific lipid metabolism genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Warren, J.M., Simon, V.A., Bartolini, G.L., Erickson, K.L., Mackey, B.E., Kelley, D.S. 2003. TRANS-10, CIS-12 CONJUGATED LINOLEIC ACID INCREASES LIVER AND DECREASES ADIPOSE TISSUE LIPIDS IN MICE: POSSIBLE ROLE OF SPECIFIC LIPID METABOLISM GENES. Lipids Journal. 38(5):497-504, 2003.
Volatile Emissions of Navel Oranges As Predictors of Freeze Damage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Aung, L.H., Bridges, D.L., Mackey, B.E. Volatile emissions of navel oranges as predictors of freeze damage. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2003. v. 51(11). p. 3367-3371.
Quantification of the Toxicity of Aqueous Chlorine to Spores of Penicilliumdigitatum and Geotrichum Citri-Aurantii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smilanick, J.L. Aiyabei, J., Mlikota-Gabler, M., Doctor, J., Sorenson, D. Quantification of the toxicity of aqueous chlorine to spores of Penicillium digitatum and Geotrichum citri-aurantii. Plant Disease. 2002. v. 86. p. 509-514.
Effects of Silverleaf Whitefly Infestation on Upland Cotton Yield and Honeydew Lint Contamination and Establishment of Action Threshold in the Imperial Valley, California - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jul-00)
Effects of Bemisia Argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) Infestations on Upland Cotton Yield and Honeydew Lint Contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Dec-99)
Survey of Insects and Biotransfer of Se to the Insect Via Plants Used for Phytoremediation of Selenium - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jan-99)
Improving Exposed Subsoils with Fertilizers and Crop Rotations - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Jan-97)
Evaluation of Different Plant Species Used for Phytoremediation of High Soil Selenium - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Sep-96)
Effects of Dietary Arachidonic Acid on Human Immune Response: Stimulation of Secondary Response to Influenza Vaccine - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-96)
High Temperature and Controlled Atmospheres for Control of Codling Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Walnut Fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Feb-96)
Effects of Dietary Arachidonic Acid (Aa) on Human Immune Response (Ir) - (Abstract Only) - (15-Jan-96)
Accumulation of Selenium by Different Plant Species Grown under Various Salt Regimes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Dec-95)
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