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Robert L Jarret (Bob)
Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit
Research Horticulturist

Phone: (770) 228-7303
Fax: (770) 229-3323
1109 EXPERIMENT ST
GRIFFIN, GA, 30223

Projects
Conservation, Characterization, and Evaluation of Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424588
Evaluation of the U.S. Plant Introduction Collection of Watermelon for Resistance to Bacterial Blotch, Phase 3: Fruit Resistance
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427365
Screening of Capsicum Baccatum Accessions for Resistance to Cotton and Green Peach Aphids and Leafminers in South Texas
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 424381

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Gene sequences present in Citrullus sp. having been lost during domestication of watermelon - (Abstract Only) - (05-Dec-13)
509-45-1: a C. Annuum Pepper Germplasm Containing High Concentrations of Capsinoids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Bolton, J., Perkins, L. 2014. 509-45-1: A C. annuum Pepper germplasm containing high concentrations of capsinoids. Horticultural Science. 49(1):107-108.
Phylogenetics and diversification of morning glories (tribe ipomoeeae, convolvulaceae) based on whole plastome sequences Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eserman, L.A., Tiley, G.P., Jarret, R.L., Leebens-Mack, J.H., Miller, R.E. 2013. Phylogenetics and diversification of morning glories (tribe ipomoeeae, convolvulaceae) based on whole plastome sequences. American Journal of Botany. 101(1):1-12.
Seed oil and fatty acid composition in Capsicum spp Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Levy, I.J., Potter, T.L., Cermak, S.C. 2013. Seed oil and fatty acid composition in Capsicum spp. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 30(2):102-108.
Seed oil content and fatty acid composition in a genebank collection of Cucurbita moschata Duchesne and C. argyrosperma C. Huber Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Levy, I.J., Potter, T.L., Cermak, S.C., Merrick, L.C. 2013. Seed oil content and fatty acid composition in a genebank collection of Cucurbita moschata Duchesne and C. argyrosperma C. Huber. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. 11:149-157.
Roots as a source of food. - (Book / Chapter)
Austin, D., Jarret, R.L. 2013. Roots as a source of food. In: Eshel, A. and Beeckman, T., editors. Plant Roots: The Hidden Half. 4th Edition. CRC Press. Chapter 30.
Oil and fatty acid content in seed of Citrullus lanatus Schrad. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Levy, I. 2012. Oil and fatty acid content in seed of Citrullus lanatus Schrad. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60(20):5199-5204.
Detection and classification of SPLCV isolates in the U.S. sweetpotato germplasm collection via a real-time PCR assay and phylogenetic analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barkley, N.L., Pinnow, D.L., Wang, M.L., Ling, K., Jarret, R.L. 2011. Detection and classification of SPLCV isolates in the U.S. sweetpotato germplasm collection via a real-time PCR assay and phylogenetic analysis. Plant Disease. 95(11):1385-1391.
Seed oil and Fatty acid content in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) and related species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Wang, M.L., Levy, I.J. 2011. Seed oil and Fatty acid content in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) and related species. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(8):4019-4024.
Screening Capsicum chinense fruits for heavy metals bioaccumulation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Antonious, G.F., Snyder, J.C., Burke, T., Jarret, R.L. 2010. Screening Capsicum chinense fruits for heavy metals bioaccumulation. Journal of Environmental Health. 45:562-571.
Antioxidants in Capsicum chinense: Variation among countries of origin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Antonious, G.F., Berke, T., Jarret, R.L. 2009. Antioxidants in Capsicum chinense: Variation among countries of origin. Journal of Environmental Science and Health. DOI: 10.1080/03601230903000727 44(B):621-626
Mutation Scanning and Genotyping in Plants by High Resolution DNA Melting - (Book / Chapter)
Mckinney, J.T., Nay, L.M., Dekoeyer, D., Reed, G.H., Wall, M., Palais, R., Jarret, R.L., Wittner, C. 2010. Mutation Scanning and Genotyping in Plants by High Resolution DNA Melting. Handbook of Plant Mutation Screening. pp 149-163.
Determination of capsinoids by HPLC-DAD in Capsicum species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, S., Jarret, R.L., Russo, V.M., Majetich, G., Shimkus, J.M., Bushway, R., Perkins, L.B. 2009. Determination of capsinoids by HPLC-DAD in Capsicum species. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57:3452-3457.
DNA Barcoding in a Crop Genebank: Resolving the Capsicum Annuum Species Complex. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L. 2008. DNA Barcoding in a Crop Genebank: Resolving the Capsicum annuum Species Complex.. The Open Biology Journal. 1:35-42.
Pungency in Capsicum Chinense: Variation Among Countries of Origin. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Antonious, G., Berke, T., Jarret, R.L. Pungency in Capsicum Chinense: Variation Among Countries of Origin. 2009 Journal of Environmental Science and Health. 44(B)(2): 179-184.
Variability for free sugars and organic acids in Capsicum Chinense Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Berke, T., Baldwin, E.A., Antonious, G. 2009. Variability for free sugars and organic acids in Capsicum Chinense. Chemistry and Biodiversity. 6:138-145.
Variation for Fruit Morphological Characteristics within a Germplasm Collection of Capsicum Chinense Jacq. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Berke, T. 2008. Variation for Fruit Morphological Characteristics within a Germplasm Collection of Capsicum Chinense Jacq.. HortScience. 43:1694-1697.
The occurrence and control of pepper mild mottle virus(PMMoV)in the USDA/ARS Capsicum germplasm collection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Gillaspie Jr, A.G., Barkley, N.L., Pinnow, D.L. 2008. The occurrence and control of pepper mild mottle virus(PMMoV)in the USDA/ARS Capsicum germplasm collection. Seed Technology Journal. 30:26-36.
Natural Capsaicin in Capsicum chinense: Concentration vs. Origin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yoon-Hyeao, H., Antonious, G.F., Berke, T., Jarret, R.L. 2007. Natural Capsaicin in Capsicum chinense: Concentration vs. Origin. Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 102:36-42.
Morphological Variation for Fruit Characteristics in the USDA/ARS Capsicum Baccatum L. Germplasm Collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L. 2007. Morphological Variation for Fruit Characteristics in the USDA/ARS Capsicum Baccatum L. Germplasm Collection. HortScience 42: 1303-1305.
The evolution of chili peppers (Capsicum-Solanaceae): a cytogenetic perspective - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moscone, E., Scaldaferro, M.A., Grabiele, M., Cecchini, N.M., Garcia, Y.S., Jarret, R.L., Davina, J.R., Ducasse, D.A., Barboza, G.E., Ehrendorfer, F. 2007. The evolution of chili peppers (Capsicum-Solanaceae): a cytogenetic perspective. Acta Horticulturae. 745:137-170.
Diversity of fruit quality characteristics in Capsicum frutescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Baldwin, E.A., Perkins, B., Guthrie, K., Bushway, R. 2007. Diversity of fruit quality characteristics in Capsicum frutescens. HortScience. 42(1):16-19.
A Discourse on Genebank Curation, Curatorial Load and Management of Human Resources - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L. 2006. A DISCOURSE ON GENEBANK CURATION, CURATORIAL LOAD AND MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES. Georgia Journal of Science. 64:115-130.
Screening Capsicum Accessions for Capsaicinoids Content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Antonious, G.F., Jarret, R.L. 2006. Screening capsicum accessions for capsaicinoids content. Journal of Environmental Science and Health. 41:717-729
Antioxidants in Hot Pepper: Variation Among Accessions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Antonious, G., Kochhar, T.S., Jarret, R.L., Snyder, J.C. 2006. Antioxidants in Hot Pepper: Variation Among Accessions. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B. 41:1237-1243.
Isolation and Characterization of Microsatellite Markers from Musa Balbisiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Buhariwalla, H.K., Jarret, R.L., Jayashree, B., Crouch, J.H., Ortiz, R. 2005. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers from musa balbisiana. Molecular Ecology. 5:327-330
Genetic Discovery in Xylella Fastidiosa Through Sequence Analysis of Selected Randomly Amplified Polymorphic Dnas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Civerolo, E.L., Jarret, R.L., Van Sluys, M., De Oliveira, M. 2005. Genetic discovery in Xylella fastidiosa through sequence analysis of selected randomly amplified polymorphic DNAs. Current Microbiology. 50(2):78-83.
Lycopene and total carotenoid content as descriptors for Citrullus lanatus: Limitations and preliminary trials - (Trade Journal)
Davis, A.R., King, S., Jarret, R.L., Levi, A., Tadmor, Y. 2007. Lycopene and total carotenoid content as descriptors for Citrullus lanatus: Limitations and preliminary trials. Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report. 27:34-40 (2004).
Revisiting the Waxy Locus and the Capsicum Annum L. Complex - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Dang, P.M. 2004. Revisiting the waxy locus and the capsicum annum l. complex. 2004 Georgia Journal of Science 62:117-133.
Inheritance of Egusi Seed Type in Watermelon (Citrullus Lanatus Var. Lanatus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gusmini, G., Wehner, T., Jarret, R.L. 2004. Inheritance of egusi seed type in watermelon (citrullus lanatus var. lanatus). Journal of Heredity 95:268-270.
Characterization of a Xylella Fastidiosa Field Strain on the Genomics Basis - (Abstract Only)
Chen, J., Civerolo, E.L., Jarret, R.L., Van Sluys, M.A., De Oliveira, M.C. 2003. Characterization of a Xylella fastidiosa field strain on the genomics basis [Abstract]. Phytopathology. 93:S16.
Using Eia to Screen "capsicum" Spp. Germplasm for Capsaicinoid Content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Perkins, B., Fan, T. Prince, A., Guthrie, K., Skoczenski, B. 2003. Using EIA to screen "capsicum" spp. germplasm for capsaicinoid content. Journal of food science, J. food comp. & analysis 16:189-194
Using Eia to Quantify Capsaicinoids in Chiles (Capsicum SPP.) - (Abstract Only)
Jarret, R.L. Using eia to quantify capsaicinoids in chiles (capsicum spp.). Georgia academy of sciences meeting, 2002. Georgia journal of science 60:122 (2002).
Identifying and selecting for genetic diversity in Papua New Guinea sweetpotato Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. germplasm collected as botanical seed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fajardo, D.S., Labonte, D.R., Jarret, R.L. 2002. Identifying and selecting for genetic diversity in Papua New Guinea sweetpotato Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. germplasm collected as botanical seed. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 49:463-470.
Microsatellite Based Paternity Analysis in Polyploid Sweetpotato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Buterler, M., Labonte, D., Jarret, R.L. Macchiavelli, R. Microsatellite based paternity analysis in polyploid sweetpotato. Industrial crops in products, 2002. J. ASHS 127:392-396.
16s Rdna Analysis of Xylella Fastidiosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Jarret, R.L., Qin, X., Hartung, J.S., Chang, C.J., Hopkins, D. 2000. 16s rdna analysis of xylella fastidiosa. Systematic and Applied Microbiology.
Genetic Relationships Within Rhododendron L. Section Pentanthera G. Don Based on Sequences of the Internal Transcribed Spacer (Its) Region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scheiber, S.M., Jarret, R.L. Robacker, C.D., Newman, M. Genetic relationships with rhondodendron l. section pentanthera G. Don based on sequences of the internal transcribed spacer (its) region. Euphytica, 2000. Scientific hort. (2000), 85: 123-135
Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry; Title of Chapter: Transgenic Peanut (Arachis Hypogae). - (Book / Chapter)
Li Z., Jarret, R.L., Cheng, M., Xing, A., Demski, J.W. Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry; Title of Chapter: Transgenic peanut (arachis hypogae). Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry, 2000. pp 208-224 Vol. 46. Transgenic crops sprinter-verlag berlin (2000)
Using 16s Rdna Sequences As Signature Characters to Identify Xylella Fastidiosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Bank, D., Jarret, R.L., Chang, C.J., Smith, B.J. Using 16s rdna Sequences as signature characters to identify xylella fastidiosa. Current microbiology 2000. Current microbiology 40:29-33 (2000)
Using 16s Rdna Sequences As Signature Characters to Identify Xylella Fastidiosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Banks, D., Jarret, R.L., Chung, C.J., Smith, B.J. 2000. Using 16s + DNA sequences as signature characters to identify Xylella fastidiosa. Current Microbiology. 40:29-33
Phylogenetic Relationships among Species of Citrullus and the Placement of C. Rehmii DE Winter As Determined by Internal Transcribed Spacer (Its) Sequence Heterogeneity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L. Newman, M. Phylogenetic relationships among species of citrullus and the placement of C. Rehmii de Winter as determined by internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequence heterogeneity. Genetic resources and crop evolution, 2000, vol 47, pg 215-222.
Using 16s Rdna Sequences to Identify Xylella Fastidiosa - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jun-99)
Specific Detection of Xylella Fastidiosa Pierce's Disease Strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banks, D., Albibi, R., Chen, J., Lamikanra, O., Jarret, R.L., Smith, B.J. 1999. Specific detection of Xylella fastidiosa Pierce's Disease strains. Current Microbiology. 39:85-88
Sequence Characterization of Microsatellites in Diploid and Polyploid Ipomoea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Buteler, M.I. Jarret, R.L. Labonte, D.R. Sequence characterization of microsatellites in diploid and polyploid ipomoea. Journal of theoretical and applied genetics; 1999. Theor. application genet; 99:123-132 (1999).
Rapd Fingerprinting and Population Analysis of Xylella Fastidiosa Pierce's Disease Strains Isolated from a Vineyard in North Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Aug-98)
Segregation of Microsatellite Loci in Haploid and Diploid Gametes of Musa - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Jan-98)
Simple Sequence Repeats in Watermelon [Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai] - (Popular Publication)
Jarret, R.L., Merrich, L.C., Holms, T., Evans, J., Aradhya, M.K. 1997. Simple Sequence Repeats in Watermelon [Citrullus lanatus (Thumb.) Matsum. & Nakai]. Genome, 40:433-441.
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