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Tables of Contents

Volume 1 - 1991
Volume 2 - 1992
Volume 3 - 1993
Volume 4 - 1994
Volume 5 - 1995
Volume 6 - 1996
       Volume 7 - 1997
Volume 8 - 1998
Volume 9 - 1999
Volume 10 - 2000
Volume 11 - 2001
Volume 12 - 2002
       Volume 13 - 2003
Volume 14 - 2004
Volume 15 - 2005
Volume 16 - 2006
Volume 17 - 2007
Later Issues

Volume 1 - 1991

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1 Onion situation in Bangladesh: Problems, research and future prospects
M.A. Rahim (Bangladesh)
15 Allium improvement research in The Netherlands
Jaap N. de Vries (The Netherlands)
19 Research project on taxonomy of the genus Allium
P. Hanelt (Germany)
22 Allium genetic resources in Europe
Dave Astley (United Kingdom)
25 Reduction of redundancy in the CGN Allium collection
Ietje Boukema and Liesbeth de Groot (The Netherlands)
27 Wealth of onion germplasm for better storage qualities in tropics
P.N. Kale, S.D. Warade and K.B. Jagtup (India)
32 Collecting Allium in the Altai Mountains (Western Siberia) 1991
N.V. Friesen and K. Pistrick (Russia and Germany, respectively)
37 Biosystematic research to the relationship of species in Allium section Cepa (Mill.) Prokh.
L.W.D. van Raamsdonk (The Netherlands)
40 Revealing the relationship between Allium porrum L. and Allies
L.W.D. van Raamsdonk (The Netherlands)
42 Onion breeding in Israel: A historical account
Haim D. Rabinowitch and Ross Peters (Israel)
46 Onion breeding in Poland
Roch W. Doruchowski (Poland)
49 Allium breeding at HRI-Wellesbourne
Brian M. Smith and Tim Crowther (United Kingdom)
50 History of the releases from the onion breeding program of the United States Department of Agriculture
M.J. Havey (United States)
55 Indirect selection with molecular markers in onion breeding
Hans Sandbrink, Ria Jongerius, Jaap de Vries and Pim Lindhout (The Netherlands)
56 Onion cytoplasmic genomes and cytoplasmic male sterility
Paul Holford and H. John Newbury (Australia and United Kingdom, respectively)
58 Conformity of micropropagated onion plants ( allium cepa L.) experimented on field
R. Kahane (France)
61 DNA and protein contents in different varieties of Allium cepa and Allium sativum
Bipasha Chakravarty and Sumitra Sen (India)
67 Embryo-cultured hybrids between garlic and leek
H. Sugimoto, T. Tsuneyoshi, M. Tsukamoto and Y. Uragami (Japan)
69 Development of regeneration procedures for leek ( Allium ampeloprasum var porrum L.)
J. Buiteveld (The Netherlands)
72 Optimization of shoot regeneration capacity of ovary explants in leek ( Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum L.)
A. Schum, L. Mattisch and K. Hofmann (Germany)
75 Unpollinated ovule and overy culture in leek ( Allium porrum L.)
Roeland E. Voorrips (The Netherlands)
77 Male sterility in leek ( Allium porrum L.): A general introduction
B.C.H.J. Silvertand and A.M. van Harten (The Netherlands)
81 Different levels of resistance of onion breeding lines to onion yellow dwarf virus
R.W. Doruchowski, W. Macias, and Z. Mierzwa (Poland)
84 Detection of garlic potyvirus by indirect-ELISA
A.L. Rabiti and F. Marani (Italy)
86 Storage losses due to Aspergillus niger in garlic varieties in India
V.V. Datar, N.N. Shinde, and V.G. Mulekar (India)
90 Screening for resistance to Phytophtyhora porri
W.D. Smilde (The Netherlands)
91 Effect of dates of transplanting on bolting and bulb yield in onion ( Allium cepa L.)
M.H. Gaushal, N.N. Shinde and M.B. Sontakke (India)
94 Effect of irrigation and nitrogen on bolting and bulb yield in onion ( Allium cepa L.)
M.H. Gaushal, N.N. Shinde and M.B. Sontakke (India)
99 Studies on postharvest handling of onion bulbs for storage
P.N. Kale, S.D. Warade and K.B. Jagtap (India)
103 The Allium white rot group
A.R. Entwistle (United Kingdom)
105 The Onion Newsletter for the Tropics
L. Currah (United Kingdom)
106 Membership List

Volume 2 - 1992

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1 Garlic situation in Bangladesh: Problems, Research and Future Prospects
M.A. Rahim, A.F.M. Jamal Uddin, Nasmin Ara and M.A. Haider (Bangladesh)
4 Rapid nuclear DNA content estimation for Alliumspp. using flow cytometry
T.W. Walters (United States)
7 First meiotic metaphase in Alliummonosomic alien additions
Jaap de Vries, Robert Oostveen and Henny Verhaar (The Netherlands)
9 Direct and Allium royleimediated transfer of A. fistulosumgenes to onion
Jaap de Vries, Willem Wietsma and Michiel Appels (The Netherlands)
11 A pericentric inversion between a pair of homoeologous chromosomes from Allium royleiStearn and A. cepaL.
Jaap de Vries and Ria Jongerius (The Netherlands)
13 A viviparous Allium fistulosum
Michael J. havey (United States)
15 Short-day onion varietal identification using molecular (RAPD) markers
Virginia P. Roxas and Ellen B. Peffley (United States)
18 Bulbing in vitro in Alliumspecies
R. Kahane, M. Rancillac and B. Schweisguth (France)
21 In vitro multiplication of leek (Allium ampeloprasumL.) by using segments of the flower stalk
B. Silvertand, P. Lavrijsen and A. van Harten (The Netherlands)
24 Efforts to develop inbred lines of leek (Allium porrumL.) with resistance to leek yellow stripe virus (LYSV) by classical and in vitro approach
A. Schum and E. Baumunk-Wende (Germany)
27 Yield increase of virus-free garlic clones
A.L. Rabiti and F. Marani (Italy)
30 Shallot production and breeding in France
J. Cohat (France)
31 Yield evaluation of promising onion varieties for Marathwda Region
A.S. Mandge, M.B. Sontakke, M.G. Umate and V.V. Datar (India)
37 Effect of organic, inorganic and bio-fertilizers on various postharvest losses of onion bulbs
B.G. Birajdar, S.B. Raijadhav, D.P. Waskar and P.N. Kale (India)
47 Effect of bulb size on storage quality of onion bulbs Cv. N-2-4-1
P.N. Kale, S.D. Warade, V.S. Supe and C.V. Pujari (India)
49 Development of storage structure for onion storage at high ambient temperatures
P.N. Kale, S.D. Warade and S.B. Desale (India)
53 Onion inbreds released from Cornell University
H.M. Munger and T.W. Walters (United States)
54 1993 National Onion Research Conference
Roy Ellerbrock (United States)
55 Membership List

Volume 3 - 1993

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1 Collecting mission 1993 for wild Alliumspecies in Central Asia (Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Republics)
R.M. Fritsch, F.O. Khassanov and N.B. Zhaparova (Germany/Russia)
4 Fundamentals for integration of cms into Allium porrumL.
A. Schum, L. Mattiesch and A. Stöldt (Germany)
7 Variability for the anticoagulant factor in Allium Accessions
Irwin Goldman (United States)
12 Estimation of outcrossing using house flies for fertile-by-fertile crosses in onion
M.J. Havey (United States)
15 Flowering and fertility studies in garlic (Allium sativumL.)
C.S. Pathak (Taiwan)
17 Response of isozymes in Alliumto stress
Ellen Peffley, Paul Mangum and John Burke (United States)
20 Results obtained by the selection of Peronospora destructor/Berk/Casp. mildew resisting onion lines
Dimitar Angelov and Mincho Vitanov (Bulgaria)
25 Resistance in onions to purple blotch disease (Abstract)
A.S. Sidhu, J.S. Dhiman, S.S. Bal and M.L. Chadha (India)
26 Onion seed production technology in Bangladesh
M.A. Rahim, M.M.U. Amin and M.A. Haider (Bangladesh)
30 Suitability of red onion cultivars for rabi season in Marathwada Region
A.S. Mandge and M.B. Sontakke (India)
36 Use of FYM and vermicompost on yield of white onion cv. Phule Safed
M.B. Shete, S.M. Chaudhary and S.D. Warade (India)
39 Garlic (Allium sativum) porduction system in a mountainous farming center in Morogoro, Tanzania
D.J. Mtenga, D.G. Msuya and T.A. Mtaita (Tanzania)
42 Good quality seed cloves production technology and its implications on bulb production of garlic in Bangladesh
M.A. Rahim, M.M.E. Amin and M.A. Haider (Bangladesh)
47 Garlic Seed Foundation's efforts at promoting garlic production in northern climes
D. Stern (United States)
50 The 5th International Workshop on AlliumWhite Rot
A.R. Entwistle (United Kingdom)
51 1993 National Onion Research Conference
Ithaca, New York, USA.  Abstracts of papers.
66 Membership List

Volume 4 - 1994

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1 The use of the biodiversity for distant crosses facilitated by embryo rescue in the Gatersleven Alliumcollection
E.R. J. Keller (Germany)
4 Investigation of polymerases and genomic extraction protocols for RAPD markers in onion
R. Wettasinghe & E. Peffley (United States)
6 Evaluation of garlic collections
L. Singh, S. Tripathi & S. Bhonde (India)
12 What is the true Allium sativumL. var. ophioscorodon(LINK) Döll?
H. Maaß (Germany)
15 Local ecotypes of garlic (Allium sativumL.) from south-eastern region of Poland
R. Nurzynska-Wierdak (Poland)
18 Status of Allium ascalonicumL. as measured through chromosomal characteristics and in situDNA estimation
K. Talukdar & S. Sen (India)
22 Hybrid onion breeding in Hungary
L. Martinovich (Hungary)
25 The cytoplasms of sterile lines used to produce commercial hybrid-onion seed
M. Havey (United States)
28 Identification of a male sterile leek clone (Allium porrum) with RAPD marker technology
M. Diijcks, S. van Lier & R. Peeters (Holland)
31 In vitropolyploidization of Alliumspecies
A. Stöldt & A. Schum (Germany)
34 The use of phenylurea compounds in garlic meristems microporpagation
F. Marani, V. Rossi, A. Rabiti, & L. Betti
35 Quantification of variability in organosulfur compound ratios among different market classes of onion (Allium cepa)
Wing Yee L. Poon, I. Goldman & E. Hop (United States)
42 Development of methods for breeding of F1 hybrids with resistance to leek yellow stripe virus in Allium porrumL.
A. Schum, E. Baumunk-Wende & A. Stöldt (Germany)
45 Evaluation of onion lines for resistance to onion maggot Delia antigua(meig.)
M. McDonald, S. Janse, I. Goldman & T. Walters (Canada/United States)
50 Garlic common latent virus (GCLV) infecting Allium sativumL. in Italy
M. Bellardi, F. Marani, L. Betti & A. Rabiti
53 Effect of storage periods, different concentrations of Ca and periods of seed soaking on in vitrogermination of seeds of onion, CV N-2-4-1
K. Jagtap, T. Mort, S. Ranpise, S. Jadhav, & S. Mehetre (India)
56 Influence of storage periods and gibberelline on seedling vigor of onion, CV. N-2-4-1
K. Jagtap, T. Mort, S. Ranpise, S. Jadhav, & S. Mehetre (India)
59 In vitrogermination of onion (Allium cepaL.) seeds CV. N-2-4-1 as influence by storage periods and Ca soaking
K. Jagtap, T. Mort, S. Ranpise, S. Jadhav, S. Mehetre, & D. Hajare (India)
62 Seed production in onion (Allium cepaL.) as influences by graded levels of spacing and nitrogen
N. Shinde, S. Ambad, M. Sontakke and A. Mandge (India)
65 Influence of irigation and nitrogen on seed yield in onion
S. Bhonde, U. Pandey & V. Mishra (India)
72 Inter-relationship between economic characters in onion seed crop under seed to seed and bulb to seed method of production
A.Sidhu, J. Kanwar, & S. Singh (India)
76 Survival of microorganisms after post-harvest fungicidal treatments to onion bulbs stored in cages at room temperature
D. Padule, S. Lohate & P. Kotecha (India)
85 The effect of a seaweed extract on the growth and yield of three onion cultivars
H. Passam & I. Karagiannidis (Greece)
89 Evaluation of onion cultivars for yield and storageability in off season
S. Warade, S. Desale and K. Shinde (India)
95 A comparison of direct sowing with transplanting from seedtray for 12 onion cultivars and its effect on yield and quality in Antalya, Turkey
M. Akilli & E. Polat (Turkey)
100 Survey of post harvest decay of onion (Allium cepaL.) in Maharashtra State
V. Mulekar, V. Datar, N. Shinde, M. Sontakke & A. Mandge (India)
103 Effect of different layouts and moisture regimes on yield of onion (Allium cepaL.)
A. Gharfalkar, A. Wagh, S. Warade and K. Shinde (India)
107 An integrated appraoch for improving storageability of onion bulbs
S.Warade, S. Desale & K. Shinde (India)
110 Influence of growth substances on marketable bulb yield of onion in Rangada season cv. N-53
S. Desale, S. Kulkarni, S. Warade & K. Shinde (India)
113 Effect of dates of planting of onion on the incidents of Thrips tabaciL.
D. Pawar, S. Desale, S. Warade, K. Lawande, K. Shinde & A. Shivagaje (India)
117 Japan-CIS joint exploration for Alliumgermplasm in Kyrgystan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Republics in 1993
T. Yoshida, A. Hojima, N. Gogichaishvili, S. Shuvalov & A. Pimakhov (Japan/Russia)
120 The onion line 118-1 mutant with brown seeds
D. Angelov (Bulgaria)
122 Onion & Leek Seed Production Bulletin
123 1995 National Onion Research Conference Announcement
124 Membership List

Volume 5 - 1995

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1 History of onion research at the University of Wisconsin
W.H. Gabelman  (United States)
4 Onion heterosis breeding by using monogenic characters and in vitro techniques
L. Martinovich and A. Gemesne-Juhasz  (Hungary)
7 Rare biparental transmission of the organellar genomes in onion
M.J. Havey, R. Jones and I. Miller  (United States)
10 CMS in leek? An analysis of mitochondrial DNA variation
W.H.J. Verbeek, A.M. Samoylov, Wan Bin, A. Arts and C. Kik  (The Netherlands)
14 Progress towards transformation of onion, Allium cepaand A. fistulosum, via particle bombardment
E.B. Peffley, M.A. Hart, T.A. Wheeler, Z. Xiang, A. ElSharif, N. Dong, and G.C. Phillips  (United States)
17 Use of fluorescence in situ hybridization to track introgression
A. Hou and E.B. Peffley  (United States)
20 Inheritance of the resistance to downy mildew (Peronospora distructor[Berk] in the onion line 203 (Allium cepa) L.
D. Angelov and P. Suvandjieva  (Bulgaria)
23 Effect of different fungicides on the control of purple blotch and stemphylium blight diseases in onion seed crop
P.K. Srivastava, R.C. Sharma, R.P. Gupta and U.B. Pandey  (India)
26 Effect of growth regulators on onion (Allium cepaL.) seed quality parameters
B.G. Pawar, K.G. Shinde and U.T. Desai  (India)
29 Effect of CCC and Ethephon on seed stalk height and seed yield on onion (Allium cepaL.)
B.G. Pawar  (India)
32 Relationship between seed quality, sowing density, and the yield of onions grown for sets
M. Tendaj and R. Gruszecki  (Poland)
35 Effect of seed quality and sowing density on seedling emergence and number of bulbs in onions grown for sets
M. Tendaj and R. Gruszecki  (Poland)
38 Onion production in Solvenia
M. Jakse  (Slovenia)
41 Evaluation of onion (Allium cepa) genotypes for components of yield at Morogoro, Tanzania
S.O/W/M/ Reuben, L.S. Mulungu, S. Nchimbi-Msolla, and M. Macha
44 Definition of the optimum sowing date for the cultivation of short-day onion cultivars in Greece
H.C. Passam, C.M. Olympios and K. Akoumianakis  (Greece)
48 Studies of the performance of Kharif onion as affected by cultivars, bulbset sizes and plant population densities
Y.. Singh, P.S. Brar and A.S. Sidhu  (India)
52 Evaluation of garlic varieties for storage performance
U.B. Pandey, S.R. Bhonde, K.P.S. Chauhan and D.P. Singh  (India)
55 Commercial value of the world onion seed crop
P.W. Simon  (United States)
57 U.S. Seed Production of Alliacious Crops 1940-1980
USDA Agricultural Statistics
58 Obituary: Ir. Q.P. van der Meer
C. Kik and I. Boukema  (The Netherlands)
59 Obituary: Dr. Richard L. Foskett
P.W. Simon (United States)
60 1995 National Onion Research Conference, Madison, WI
Abstracts of papers.
91 Membership List

Volume 6 - 1996

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1 New biometric methods in the selection of onion (Allium cepa L.) lines and varieties
Laszlo Martinovich and Jozsef Felfoldi J. (Hungary)
4 A one-half brown and one-half black seeded phenotype in onion is not conditioned by the BLocus
Michael J. Havey (United States)
8 Transient expression of green fluorescent protein in Allium
Sharon Robbins, Zhixin Xiang, and E.B. Peffley (United States)
10 RAPDS to distinguish among four Argentine onion cultivars
R.W. Masuelli and C.R. Galmarini (Argentina)
13 Control of the mildew - Peronospora Destructor (Berk) Casp.with resistant samples onion and fungicides
Angelov Dimitar (Bulgaria)
16 Innovative seed production techniques in onion
A.S. Sidhu, S.S. Bal, and J.S. Dhiman (India)
19 Effect of preharvest spray of maleic hydrazide and fungicides on storage quality in onion
D.P. Waskar, R.S. Gaikwad, S.V. Damame, and S.D. Masalkar (India)
24 Studies on dehydration of onion
D.P. Waskar, R.S. Gaikwad, S.V. Damame, and S.D. Masalkar (India)
28 Yielding of onions grown for sets from delayed harvest time
Maria Tendaj and Marcela Krawiec (Poland)
32 Survey of virus incidence of Japanese garlic cultivars and fertilized wild species using direct tissue blotting immunoasay (DTBIA) and combined RT-PCR with restriction analysis (RT-PCR/RFLP)
Tadamitsu Tsuneyoshi and Shin-ichiro Sumi (Japan)
35 Screening of garlic collections for dehydration
U.B. Pandey, D.K. Singh, and A.B. Chougule (India)
38 Studies on use of dust formulations of insecticide against garlic thrips
P.K. Srivastava, R.P. Gupta, and B.S. Bhardwaj (India)
41 Evaluation of leek cultivars for early cropping
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowinska (Poland)
44 The effect of soil mulching in early harvested leeks
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowinska (Poland)
47 A European Union funded project on onion quality improvement
L.W.D. van Raamsdonk and C. Kik (The Netherlands)
51 International Meeting Announcement:
Alliums Australia, 1997 - Second International Symposium on Edible Alliaceae
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Volume 7 - 1997

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1 Onion genetic improvement at New Mexico State University
Joe Corgan, marisa Wall, and Chris Cramer (New Mexico - USA)
4 Analysis, evaluation, and improvement of flavor traits in long-day onion germplasm
Cheng Luo and Lowell C. Ewart (Michigan - USA)
7 The importance of garlic and its production and study in Bangladesh
Muhammad Shahidul Haque, Tomikichi Wada, and Kazumi Hattori (Japan)
10 Some characters of an F 1BC 3population derived from an Allium cepaL. x A. fistulosumL. cross
Anfu Hou, Joe N. Corgan, and Ellen B. Peffley (Texas & New Mexico - USA)
12 Apparent transformation of Allium fistulosumsuspension cultures by Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Niu Dong, John Hubstenberger, and Gregory Phillips (New Mexico - USA)
15 Tissue culture study with Bangladeshi garlic
Muhammad Shahidul Haque, Tomikichi Wada, and Kazumi Hattori (Japan)
17 Development of the downy mildew - Peronospora destructor(Berk) casp. upon resistant and susceptible samples onion - Allium cepaL.
Dimitar Angelov (Bulgaria)
20 Inheritance of resistance to Alternaria porri(Ellis) CIFE in cultivated onion (Allium cepaL.)
N. Ekanayake and L.C. Ewart (Michigan - USA)
23 Evaluation of seeded onion lines for resistance to onion maggot fly, Delia antiqua(Meigen)
M.R. McDonald, S. Janse, K. Vander Kooi, I. Goldman, R. Maxwell, and J. Robinson (Canada, Wisconsin and Idaho - USA)
26 Evaluation of transplanted onion lines for resistance to onion maggot fly, Delia antiqua(Meigen)
M.R. McDonald, S. Janse, K. Vander Kooi, I. Goldman, R. Maxwell, and J. Robinson (Canada, Wisconsin and Idaho - USA)
29 Effect of different spacings and different combinations of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium on the yield, quality of onion seed (cv. Phule Safed)
S.K. Gaikwad, A.N. Wagh, and S.D. Warade (India)
34 Effect of genotype and bulb size on seed yield of onion (Allium cepaL.)
Singh Harwinder, S.S. Bal, and A.S. Sidhu (India)
37 Influence of matriconditioning on Allium cepaL. seeds germination, seedling emergence and yield
B. Dabrowska and K. Kolasinska (Poland)
41 The influence of the planting density of bulbils on the yield of Egyptian onion in the first year of growing
Marian Orlowski and Dorota Jadczak (Poland)
44 The effect of storage conditions and of bulb size on the yield of shallot onions
M. Tendaj, R. Gruszecki, and M. Piusinska-Siedlecka (Poland)
47 The estimate of growth and the yielding of garlic according to the some agrotechnics measures
Ewa Rekowska (Poland)
50 Longer cold growing season can increase bulb size of garlic cv. Bangladesh Local
Muhammad Shahidul Haque, Tomikichi Wada, and Kazumi Hattori (Japan)
52 Artificial lighting in leek transplants production
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowinska (Poland)
55 Onion cultivar trials
M.R. McDonald, S. Janse, and K. Vander Kooi (Canada)
61 7 thBiennial National Onion Research Conference(California - USA)
Registration Information and Call for Papers
63 FAO/IPGRI Technical guidelines for the safe movement of Alliumspp. germplasm published
Marlene Diekmann (Syria)
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Volume 8 - 1998

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1 A new taxon among vegetable crops?
L. Filippo D’Antuono (Italy)
4 Microsatellites in leek
Ellen B. Peffley and Laurence Trueman (Texas - USA and United Kingdom)
6 Confirmation of interspecific hybridisation between Allium porrumand A. commutatumusing RAPDs and flow cytometry.
E.R. McClenaghan and B.M. Smith (United Kingdom)
9 Leek rust resistance in early generation material derived from interspecific hybridisation.
B.M. Smith and T.C. Crowther (United Kingdom)
12 Field resistance to leek rust.
B.M. Smith, J.P. Clarkson, R. Kennedy, and J. Bowtell (United Kingdom)
15 Testing wild relatives of leek for rust resistance.
B.M. Smith and T.C. Crowther (United Kingdom)
18 Effect of gamma radiation on anthocyanins of stored red onions (Allium cepaL.).
N. Benkeblia (Algeria)
22 Gibberellic acid suppresses production of vegetative topsets and promotes development of flowers in vitroin garlic (Allium sativum) inflorescences.
Martin Fellner (Czech Republic)
25 Preliminary observations on the relationship between leaf arrangement and bulb characteristics in the onion (Allium cepaL.).
F. Bednarz (Poland)
28 Performance studies in white onion (Allium cepaL.).
S.D. Warade, M.B. Magar and S.K. Gaikwad (India)
32 Studies on periodical storage losses in onion (Allium cepaL.).
S.D. Warade, S.V. Shintre and S.K. Gaikwad (India)
38 Effect of NPK on the storage quality of onion (Allium cepaL.) CV. phule safed.
S.D. Warade, S.M. Pawar and S.K. Gaikwad (India)
42 Studies on the storage of onion bulbs (CV. N 2-4-1) under forced ventilation.
S.D. Warade, S.N. Kaulgud, K.B. Jagtap and S.K. Gaikwad (India)
46 Relating experimental onion yields to environmental factors across the tropics and sub-tropics.
Lesley Currah, David J. Midmore, and Graham Wood (United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand)
50 The influence of bulb planting density on shallot yield.
M. Tendaj and M. Piusinska-Siedlecka (Poland)
53 The effects of some agronomic factors on overwintering of late leek cultivars.
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowinska (Poland)
57 Effect of seed priming on performance of onion (Allium cepaL.) seeds of different initial germination.
B. Dabrowska and K. Kolasinska (Poland)
62 Seed yield and quality of seeds of Chinese chives (Allium tuberosumRottl.).
Teresa Rodkiewicz (Poland)
65 FAO/IPGRI technical guidelines for the safe movement of Alliumspp. germplasm published.
Marlene Diekmann (Syria)
69 The international onion trials programme, 1990-1998.
Lesley Currah, (United Kingdom)
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Volume 9 - 1999

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1 Cytoplasms of elite open-pollinated onions from Argentina and Brazil
D.L. Leite, C.R. Galmarini, and M.J.Havey (Brazil, Argentina, and USA)
5 Gain in onion bulb yield and quality traits using phenotypic recurrent selection of three open-pollinated populations
C.S. Cramer and J.L. Mendoza (USA)
8 Factors that affect production of nectar from onion flowers and subsequent pollination by honey bees
B.B. Dean and E.M. Silva (USA)
11 Seed production potential of onion genotypes and effect of bulb size
H. Singh, S.S. Bal, and A.S. Sidhu (India)
14 The effects of seed sowing date and size of multicell trays on quality of transplants and yield of early leeks   Part I. Quality of transplants
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowinska (Poland)
18 The effects of seed sowing date and size of multicell trays on quality of transplants and yield of early leeks   Part II. Crop yield
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowinska (Poland)
21 The effect of temperature during onion sets storage on bolting and bulb yield
M. Tendaj and M. Krawiec (Poland)
24 Effect of the harvest time, cultivar and storage temperature on sprouting of onion bulbs Allium cepaL.
N. Benkeblia (Algeria)
27 Effect of gibberellin (GA 3) and chilling on the break of dormancy of onion bulbs Allium cepaL. (cv. Rouge AMPOSTA)
N. Benkeblia (Algeria)
31 Penicilliumspp. damaging the onion sets (Allium cepaL.) during storage
D. Pieta and M. Tendaj (Poland)
35 Quantification of quercetin in onion (Allium cepaL.) after thermal processing
K.A. Lombard, E. Peffley, L. Thompson, and E. Geoffriau (USA)
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Volume 10 - 2000

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1 Interspecific hybridization in short day tropical onion (Allium cepaL.) with Allium fistulosumL.
A. Khar, A. Devi, and K.E. Lawande (India)
3 Morphological characterisation of a garlic core collection and establishment of a virus-free in vitrogenebank
A. Senula and E.R.J. Keller (Germany)
6 GISH analysis reveals chromosome regions of Allium fistulosumamong progenies from advanced backcrosses to Allium cepa
E. Villanueva-Mosqueda, J. Jiang, and M.J. Havey (USA)
10 A brief survey of the onion cultivars grown in Russian federation and other republics of the former USSR
I. Tarakanov (Russia)
14 Traditional Polish cultivars of onion
T. Kotlinska (Poland)
18 Hybridization and linkage relationships of sulfur assimilation pathway genes in onion (Allium cepa L.)
K.S. Orvis and I.L. Goldman (USA)
22 Effect of chilling and exogenous abscisic acid (ABA) stresses on sprouting of dormant and non-dormant onion bulb Allium cepaL. cv. Rouge Amposta
N. Benkeblia (Algeria)
26 Reaction of onion (Allium cepa) genotypes to downy mildew (Peronospora destructor)
S.K. Sugha, B.K. Sharma, R.K. Develash, P. Kalia, and Y. Singh (India)
29 Screening NPGS short-day onion accessions for resistance to Fusarium basal rot
J.A. Lopez and C.S. Cramer (USA)
32 Effect of plant density and nutrients on quality characters of seed propagated aggregatum onion (Allium cepaL. var aggregatum) type Gnanamedu
S. Muthuramalingam, S.S. Kumaran, I. Muthuvel, V.A. Sathiyamurthy, and V. Sankar (India)
36 Evaluation of US and Indian commercial hybrids under Indian conditions
A. Khar, A. Devi, K.E. Lawande, V. Mahajan, and P.M. Kulkarni (India)
40 Suitability of new Dutch leek cultivars for early cropping
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowinska (Poland)
43 The evaluation of cultivation methods for shallot (Allium cepavar. ascalonicumBacker)
M. Piusinska-Siedlecka and M. Tendaj (Poland)
46 Yellow cooking onion cultivar trial - 2000
S. Janse and M.R. McDonald (Canada)
53 Book Annoucement:
Alliumcrop science - recent advances

H.d. Rabinowitch and L. Currah (United Kingdom)
54 Workshop Announcement:
The 7th international workshop on Alliumwhite rot

M.R. McDonald (Canada)
54 Website for Alliumwhite rot
www.cps-scp.ca/alliumwhiterot.html 
Note: Jan 2004 address was  www.cps-scp.ca/alliumwhiterot.htm
56 Membership List

Volume 11 - 2001

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1 INTERVARIETAL DIFFERENCES IN SUSCEPTIBILITY OF SOMATIC CELLS OF ALLIUM ASCALONICUM TO COLCHINE
K. Talikder and S. Sen (India)
4 POLLEN STERILITY IN MUTAGENS TREATED ONION (ALLIUM CEPA L.)
Sushama Kirtane, K.E. Lawande, A.P. Trivedi and K.N. Dhumal (India)
7 NUCLEAR RESTORATION OF MALE FERTILITY CONFIRMS THAT A SOURCE OF ONION CYTOPLASMIC MALE STERILITY FROM "NASIK WHITE" IS S-CYTOPLASMIC
M. Havey and C. Cramer (United States)
9 SCREENING OF LOCAL DARK-RED ONION GENOTYPES FOR EARLY KHARIF SEASON AS AN OFF-SEASON CULTIVATION
R.S. Pail, R.T. Darawade, K.G. Shinde, S.B. Desale and S.D. Masalkar (India)
14 EFFECT OF CHILLING AND BENZYLADENINE ON BREAK OF DORMACY OF ONION BULBS ALLIUM CEPA.
N. Benkeblia (Algeria)
18 UNIFORMITY IN F1 HYBRID AND OPEN-POLLINATED LONG DAY ONION CULTIVARS
C. Kik, H.J. de Greef and N.P.A. van Marrewijik (The Netherlands)
23 STUDIES ON GROWTH PARAMETERS IN DIFFERENT GENOTYPES OF ONION (ALLIUM CEPA. L)
A.P. Tivedi, K.E. Lawande, Sushama Kirtane and K.N. Dhumal (India)
26 EVALUATION OF PROMISING ONION GENOTYPES FOR RANGDA SEASON: AN OFF SEASON CULTIVATION
R.S. Patil, V. Sood, S.B. Desale, K.G. Shinde, and R.S. Wagh (India)
33 EFFICACY OF ANTAGONISTIC MICROORGANISMS AND THEIR SPRAY INTERVELS ON THE CONTROL OF LEAF BLIGHT DISEASE OF ONION
M. Karthikeyan, D. Alice and A. Karthikeyan (India)
43 DEVELOPMENT OF ONION VARIETIES RESISTANT TO PURPLE BLOTCH
A.S. Sidhu and S. Kaur (India)
47 LIVING MULCHES IN LEEK PRODUCTION
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowinska (Poland)
52 EFFECT OF MICRO-IRRIGATION SYSTEMS AND NITROGEN FERTIGATION LEVELS ON YIELD AND QUALITY OF WHITE ONION (CV. PHULE SAFED) DURING SUMMER SEASON
R.S. Patil, S.C. More, M.N. Bhalekar, S.B. Desale and V.K. Garande (India)
59 EFFECT OF SPACING AND NUTRIENTS ON BULB YIELD OF SEED PROPAGATED MULTIPLIER ONION
S. Muthuramalingam, I. Muthuvel, P. Murugesan and V. Sankar (India)
66 EVALUATION OF ONION HYBRIDS FOR STORAGE QUALITY DURING RABI SEASON.
V. Sankar, Anil Khar, Ashi Devi, V. Mahajan, and K.E. Lawande (India)
73 EVALUATION OF ONION VARIETIES DURING LATE KHARIF SEASON UNDER DIFFERENT DATES OF PLANTING.
V. Sankar, K.E. Lawande, Anil Khar, and Ashi Devi (India)
79 YELLOW COOKING ONION CULTIVAR TRIAL 2001
S. Janse and M.R. McDonald (Canada)
87 Membership List

Volume 12 - 2002

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1 CYTOTOXIC AND CLASTOGENIC EFFECT OF GUTKHA ON ROOT TIP MERISTEM OF ALLIUM CEPA L.
Sushama Kirtane and K.N. Dhumal (India)
5 GENETICAL STUDIES IN RANGDA ONION
R.S. Patil, V. Sood, S.B. Desale, and M.N. Bhalekar (India)
9 HARVEST INDEX OF ALLIUMSVARY BY SPECIES AND CULTIVAR
E. Peffley, C. Green, P. Pare, L. Thompson, and D. Tissue (USA)
12 THE EFFECT OF GROWING METHODS ON STORAGE LOSSES OF SHALLOT BULBS
M. Tendaj, M. Piusinska-Siedlecka, and B. Mysiak (Poland)
15 THE RESPONSE OF HYBRID AND OPEN POLLINATED CULTIVARS OF EARLY LEEK TO GROWING UNDER FLAT COVERS
K. Adamczewska-Sowinska and E. Kolota (Poland)
20 CHARACTERISTICS OF WINTER GARLIC (ALLIUM SATIVUM L.) PLANTS GROWN UP FROM AIR BULBS Jan Dyduch and Agnieszka Najda (Poland)
23 YELLOW COOKING ONION CULTIVAR TRIAL - 2002
S. Janse and M.R. McDonald (Canada)
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Volume 13 - 2003

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1-7 COLLECTING ALLIUM IN GEORGIA (CAUCASUS MOUNTAINS) 2002
K. Pistrick, M. Akhalkatsi, and G. Nakhutsrishvili (Germany)
8-10 EFFECTS OF VARIOUS ANTIBIOTICS ON GARLIC ROOT TIPS AND ROOT TIP CALLUS
M. Shahidul Haque and Hattori Kazumi (Bangladesh)
11-21 INDUCED PHYSIOLOGICAL DAMAGE BY PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL MUTAGENS IN THREE VARIETIES OF ONION
Sushama Kirtane, Sagar Datir, R.M. Pandey and K.M. Dhumal (India)
22-33 STUDIES ON INDUCED MUTATIONS IN ONION IV) FREQUENCY AND SPECTRUM OF VIABLE MUTATIONS
Sushama Kirtane, Sagar Datir, R.M. Pandey and K.M. Dhumal (India)
34-36 UTILIZATION OF DOUBLED-HAPLOID TECHNIQUE IN DEVELOPING ONION INBREDS
Ali R. Alan, Aigars Brants, Ed Cobb, Martha A. Mutschler, and Elizabeth D. Earle (USA)
37-40 EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE AND STORAGE TIME ON FRUCTO-OLIGOSACCARIDES (FOS) OF ONION BULB ALLIUM CEPAl. VAR TENSHIN
Noureddine Benkeblia, Keiji Ueno, Shuichi Onodera and Norio Shiomi (Japan)
41-45 WEED CONTROL MANAGEMENT IN LEEK GROWN FROM TRANSPLANTS
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowinska (Poland)
46-48 ONION PESTS IN UKRAINE
V.L. Chernenko and K.M. Chernenko (Ukraine)
49-50 STANDARDIZATION OF INOCULATIONS TECHNIQUE FOR BREEDING FOR PURPLE BLOTCH DISEASE RESISTANCE
S. Kaur, A.S. Sidhu and S.S. Bal (India))
51-54 ONION LEAF BLIGHT CAUSED BY BOTRYTIS SQUAMOSAIN URUGUAY AND THE DIFFERENTIAL RESPONSE OF LOCAL CULTIVARS
G. Galvan, P.H. Gonzalez, and A. Reggio (Uruguay)
55-56 STORABILITY OF SHALLOT DEPENDING ON THE STORAGE CONDITIONS AND THE SIZE OF BULBS
M. Tendaj, M. Piusinska-Siedlecka and B. Mysiak (Poland)
57-60 CHARACTERISTICS OF WINTER GARLIC (ALLIUM SATIVUML.) PLANTS GROWN UP FROM CLOVES
Jan Dyduch, and Agnieszka Najda (Poland)
61-68 YELLOW COOKING ONION CULTIVAR TRIAL - 2003
S. Janse and M.R. McDonald (Canada)
69-70 MEMBERSHIP LIST

Volume 14 - 2004

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1-3 CHARACTERISTICS OF EARLY GENERATION FOR SEVERAL TRAITS IN MALE STERILE BREEDING IN LONG DAY ONION
Young-Seok Kwon, Eun-Joo hur, Kwang-Soo Cho, Jong-Guy Woo, and Byung Soo Kim (Korea)
4-6 MOTHER BULB PRODUCTION FOR SEED PRODUCE OF SHORT DAY ONION WITH UTILIZATION ON HIGHLAND IN KOREA
Young-Seok Kwon, Eun-Joo hur, Kwang-Soo Cho, and Jong-Guy Woo (Korea)
7-9 EFFECTS OF PLANTING SITE AND TIME OF MOTHER BULB, CAGE SIZE AND FLY FEEDING DATE ON SEED YIELD OF LONG DAY ONION IN KOREA
Young-Seok Kwon, Eun-Joo hur, and Byung Soo Kim (Korea)
10-14 RESPONSE OF EARLY LEEKS TO ENTEC 26 AS THE SOURCE OF NITROGEN
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowińska (Poland)
15-17 DIFFERENTIAL RESPONSE OF ONION CULTIVARS TO ONION XANTHOMONAS LEAF BLIGHT
J. M. Lang, D.H. Gent, and H.F. Schwartz (USA)
18-20 SEED REGENERATION OF SHORT-DAY ONION ACCESSIONS IN THE U.S. COLLECTION
Christopher S. Cramer and Larry D. Robertson (USA)
21-23 NM 162 AND NM 172: SHORT-DAY ONION GERMPLASM POPULATIONS IN NORMAL CYTOPLASM
Joe N. Corgan and Christopher S. Cramer (USA)
24-28 YELLOW COOKING ONION CULTIVAR TRIAL – 2004
S. Janse and M.R. McDonald (Canada)
29 MEMBERSHIP LIST

Volume 15 - 2005

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1-3 COLLECTION AND EVALUATION OF ONION (ALLIUM CEPA L.) GERMPLASM OF NORTH WESTERN NIGERIA
L. Abubakar (Nigeria – West Africa)
4-7 BREEDING ONION: STRATEGIES FOR DISEASE RESISTANCE TO PERONOSPORA DESTUCTOR
Vladimir Chernenko and Katia Chernenko (Ukraine)
8-11 GARLIC BULBCANKER: A NEW DISEASE OF GARLIC (ALLIUM SATIVUM L.) FROM INDIA
K. J. Srivastava, R.K. Mishra, and R.P. Gupta (India)
12-15 EFFECT OF CULTIVAR TYPE ON FRUCTOOLIGOSACCHARIDES (FOS) CONTENT AND DITRBUTION IN ONION BULBS (ALLIUM CEPA L.)
Noureddine Benkeblia (Japan)
16-19 WINTER HARDNESS OF LATE CREEK CULTIVARS COVERED BY PERFORATED PLASTIC FOIL
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowińska (Poland)
20-22 STUDY ON SET SIZE AND METHOD OF PLANTING FOR LATE SUMMER CROP OF ONION UNDER NORTH-WESTERN PLAINS OF INDIA
A.S. Sidhu and A.S. Dhatt (India)
23-31 STUDIES ON INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF APPLICATION OF ORGANIC MANURES AND ORGANIC GROWTH STIMULANTS ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF ORGANICALLY PRODUCED WHITE ONION
V. Sankar, D. Veeraragavathatham, M. Kannan, K. Subbiah, and V. Prakasam (India)
32-37 EFFECT OF PANCHAKAVYA (COW URINE BASED ORGANIC GROWTH STIMULANT) ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF ONION (ALIUM CEPA VAR.CAPA)
V. Sankar, D. Veeraragavathatham, and M. Kannan (India)
38-48 YELLOW COOKING ONION CULTIVAR TRIAL - 2005
S. Janse and M.R. McDonald (Canada)
49-51 ALLIUM CEPA X ALLIUM ROYLEI HYBRIDS – PRODUCTION AND IDENTIFICATION
Alicja Chuda and Adela Adamus
52-53 MEMBERSHIP LIST

Volume 16 - 2006

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1-2 SUCCESS STORY OF GARLIC RESEARCH AT BAU
M. A. Rahim, H. R. M. Masud Anwar, and M. S. Alam (Bangladesh)
3-10 DEVELOPMENT OF AGGREGATUM ONION VARIETY COOn 5 AT TAMILNADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
D. Veeraragavathatham, L. Pugalendhi, Veena Amarnath, and H. Usha Nandhini Devi (Coimbatore)
11-12 REPORT ON IYSV PROGRESS AND RESEARCH CHALLENGES IN THE UNITED STATES
Howard F. Schwartz (USA)
13-17 DEVELOPMENT OF GREENHOUSE GROWN ONION TRANSPLANTS AND EFFECT OF PLANT DENSITY AND FERTILIZER RATE ON MARKETABLE YIELD
Vincent M. Russo (USA)
18-23 MORPHO-PHYSIOLOGICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL ATTRIBUTES OF POST HARVEST LIFE IN SOME INDIAN CULTIVARS OF ONION
Sagar S. Datir and Kondiram N. Dhumal (India)
24-27 YIELD OF LEEKS CV. KENTON F 1OVERWINTERING IN THE FIELD DEPENDING ON THE PERIOD OF FLAT COVER AND DATE OF HARVEST
E. Kolota and K. Adamczewska-Sowińska (Poland)
28-39 YELLOW COOKING ONION CULTIVAR TRIAL - 2006
S. Janse and M. R. McDonald (Canada)
40-41 MEMBERSHIP LIST

Volume 17 - 2007

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1-6 STUDIES ON ORGANOLOPTIC EVALUATION OF ORGANICALLY PRODUCED WHITE ONION (ALLIUM CEPAL.)
V. Sankar, D. Veeraragavathatham, and M. Kannan (India)
7-11 YIELDING OF THE WINTER GARLIC (ALLIUM SATIVUM L.) CULTIVATED FOR SPRING HARVEST. PART 1 : PLANTS GROWN FROM PLANTING CLOVES
J. Dyduch, Agnieszka Najda, Agnieszka Sawicka (Poland)
12-16 YIELDING OF THE WINTER GARLIC (ALLIUM SATIVUM L.) CULTIVATED FOR SPRING HARVEST. PART 2 : PLANTS GROWN FROM PLANTING AIR BULBILS
J. Dyduch, Agnieszka Najda, Agnieszka Sawicka (Poland)
17-21 ORGANIC GARLIC PRODUCTION UNDER ZERO TILLAGE CONDITION
M. A. Kabir and M. A. Rahim (Bangladesh)
22-29 NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN GARLIC GROWN WITH DRIP IRRIGATION SYSTEM
D. K. Singh, N. B. Singh, K. J. Srivastava and S. R. Bhonde (India)
30-32 SOME REGULARITIES OF GARLIC PLANTS ADAPTATION WHEN INTRODUCING UNDER NEW CONDITIONS OF GROWING
A. N. Goncharov (Ukraine)
33-35 DIRECT SOWING METHOD FOR ONION CULTIVATION IN A SNOWY REGION IN HOKKAIDO, JAPAN
S. Tanaka, M. Nakano, and G. Hirai (Japan)
36-44 INTEGRATED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN KHARIF ONION
D. K. Singh, N. B. Singh, K. J. Srivastava and S. R. Bhonde (India)
45-54 POST HARVEST STORAGE LIFE OF WHITE ONION (ALLIUM CEPAL.) INFLUENCED BY ORGANIC FARMING PRACTICES
V. Sankar, D. Veeraragavathatham, and M. Kannan (India)
55-59 EFFECT OF DATE OF PLANTING ON PREVALENCE OF DISEASES AND INSECT PEST IN GARLIC (ALLIUM SATIVUM L.)
R. K. Mishra, K. J. Srivastava, and R. P. Gupta (India)
60-63 IRIS YELLOW SPOT VIRUS (IYSV): A NEW EMERGING THREAT TO ONION BULB AND SEED CROPS IN NORTHER INDIA
R. K. Mishara, S. Purusottam, S. Singh, and R.P. Gupta (India)
64-75 YELLOW COOKING ONION CULTIVAR TRIAL - 2007
S. Janse and M. R. McDonald (Canada)
76 ANNOUNCEMENT – NEW PUBLICATION AVAILABLE ON DISEASES AND PESTS
Edited by H. F. Schwartz and S. K. Mohan (USA)
77-85 EVALUATION OF TRADITIONAL METHODS OF ONION (ALLIUM CEPA L.) GERMPLASM CONSERVATION IN SOKOTO STATE, NORTH WESTERN NIGERIA
L. Abubakar, T. B. Sani, M. A. Abubakar (Nigeria)
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