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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Nahla Bassil

Geneticist Plants


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Patterns of simple sequence repeats in cultivated blueberries (Vaccinium section Cyanococcus spp.) and their use in revealing genetic diversity and population structure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bian, Y., Ballington, J., Raja, A., Brouwer, C., Reid, R., Burke, M., Wang, X., Rowland, L.J., Bassil, N.V., Brown, A. 2014. Patterns of simple sequence repeats in cultivated blueberries (Vaccinium section Cyanococcus spp.) and their use in revealing genetic diversity and population structure. Molecular Breeding. 34(2):675-689.
Vaccinium species ploidy assessment - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jan-14)
Short-read DNA sequencing yields microsatellite markers for Rheum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gilmore, B.S., Knaus, B., Bassil, N.V., Barney, D.L., Hummer, K.E. 2014. Short-read DNA sequencing yields microsatellite markers for Rheum. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 139:22-29.
Large-scale standardized phenotyping of strawberry in RosBREED - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-Jul-13)
A black berry that is not a blackberry - (Other)
Lee, J., Dossett, M., Bassil, N.V., Finn, C.E. 2013. A black berry that is not a blackberry. World Wide Web. http://media.wix.com/ugd//a2fd64_6d835bb1e21215499ab68907de73d017.pdf.
OHxF paternity problem perplexes pear producers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Postman, J.D., Bassil, N.V., Kim, D. 2013. OHxF paternity problem perplexes pear producers. Journal of American Pomological Society. 67(3):157-167.
Fingerprints for fruit and nut crops - (Popular Publication)
Hummer, K.E., Bassil, N.V. 2013. Fingerprints for fruit and nut crops. Chronica Horticulturae. 53(2):3-6.
Developing a genotyping by sequencing protocol for linkage map construction in black raspberry - (Abstract Only) - (15-Mar-13)
Saturated linkage map construction in Rubus idaeus using genotyping by sequencing and genome-independent imputation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ward, J.A., Bhangoo, J., Fernandez-Fernandez, F., Moore, P., Swanson, J.D., Viola, R., Velasco, R., Bassil, N.V., Weber, C.A., Sargent, D.J. 2013. Saturated linkage map construction in Rubus idaeus using genotyping by sequencing and genome-independent imputation. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 14:2 DOI:10.1186/1471-2164-14-2.
‘Kilauea’ and ‘Red Button’, Ohelo, Vaccinium reticulatum, cultivars from Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zee, F.T., Strauss, A.J., Arakawa, C.N., Follett, P.A., Bassil, N.V., Hummer, K.E. 2013. ‘Kilauea’ and ‘Red Button’, Ohelo, Vaccinium reticulatum, cultivars from Hawaii. HortScience.
A genome-enabled, high-throughput, and multiplexed fingerprinting platform for strawberry (Fragaria L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chambers, A., Carle, S., Njuguna, W., Chamala, S., Bassil, N.V., Whitaker, V.M., Barbazuk, W., Folta, K.M. 2013. A genome-enabled, high-throughput, and multiplexed fingerprinting platform for strawberry (Fragaria L.). Molecular Breeding. DOI:10.1007/s11032-012-9819-3.
Routine DNA testing - (Popular Publication) - (16-Nov-12)
Genetic diversity assessment of wild Southeastern American Vaccinium using microsatellite markers - (Abstract Only)
Bidani, A., Hummer, K.E., Rowland, L.J., Bassil, N.V. 2013. Genetic diversity assessment of wild Southeastern American Vaccinium using microsatellite markers. International Plant and Animal Genome IX Conference. p. 13.
The first genetic map of the American cranberry: exploration of synteny conservation and quantitative trait loci Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Georgi, L., Johnson-Cicalese, J., Honig, J., Das, S.P., Rajah, V.D., Bhattacharya, D., Bassil, N.V., Rowland, L.J., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N. 2013. The first genetic map of the American cranberry: exploration of synteny conservation and quantitative trait loci. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 126:673-692.
Genetic diversity of wild European and Mediterranean pear species - (Abstract Only)
Volk, G.M., Richards, C.M., Henk, A.D., Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D. 2012. Genetic diversity of wild European and Mediterranean pear species (abstract). 6th Rosaceous Genomics Conference (RGC6). September 30 - October 4, 2012, Trento, Italy. p. 130-131.
Development and evaluation of a genome-wide 6K SNP array for diploid sweet cherry and tetraploid sour cherry - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Sep-12)
Microsatellite marker development in peony using next generation sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gilmore, B.S., Bassil, N.V., Nyberg, A.M., Knaus, B., Smith, D., Barney, D.L., Hummer, K.E. 2013. Microsatellite marker development in peony using next generation sequencing. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 138(1):64-74.
Insights into phylogeny, sex function and age of Fragaria based on whole chloroplast genome sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Njuguna, W., Liston, A., Cronn, R., Ashman, T., Bassil, N.V. 2012. Insights into phylogeny, sex function and age of Fragaria based on whole chloroplast genome sequencing. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2011.03.031.
Discrimination of American cranberry cultivars and assessment of clonal heterogeneity using microsatellite markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fajardo, D., Morales, J., Zhu, H., Steffan, S.A., Harbut, R., Bassil, N.V., Hummer, K.E., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N., Zalapa, J.E. 2012. Discrimination of American cranberry cultivars and assessment of clonal heterogeneity using microsatellite markers. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 31(2):264-271.
Nuclear and chloroplast microsatellite markers to assess genetic diversity and evolution in hazelnut species, hybrids and cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Boccacci, P., Botta, R., Postman, J.D., Mehlenbacher, S. 2012. Nuclear and chloroplast microsatellite markers to assess genetic diversity and evolution in hazelnut species, hybrids and cultivars. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 60:543-568. DOI:10.1007/s10722-012-9857-z.
Genetic and developing genomic resources in black raspberry - (Abstract Only)
Bassil, N.V., Dossett, M., Hummer, K.E., Mockler, T., Filichkin, S., Peterson, M.E., Lee, J., Fernandez, G., Perkins-Veazie, P., Weber, C., Agunga, R., Rhodes, E., Scheerens, J.C., Yang, W., Lewers, K.S., Graham, J., Fernandez Fernandez, F., Yun, S., Finn, C.E. 2014. Genetic and developing genomic resources in black raspberry. Acta Horticulturae. Available: http://www.actahort.org/books/1048/1048_/.htm.
Generation and analysis of blueberry transcriptome sequences from leaves, developing fruit, and flower buds from cold acclimation through deacclimation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowland, L.J., Alkharouf, N., Darwish, O., Ogden, E.L., Polashock, J.J., Bassil, N.V., Main, D. 2012. Generation and analysis of blueberry transcriptome sequences from leaves, developing fruit, and flower buds from cold acclimation through deacclimation. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 12:46.
Blueberry genetic and genomic resources - (Abstract Only) - (14-Feb-12)
Developing genetic and genomic resources in black raspberry - (Abstract Only) - (06-Feb-12)
Genome-wide SNP detection, validation, and development of an 8K SNP array for apple - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chagne, D., Corwhurst, R., Troggio, M., Davey, M.W., Gilmore, B.S., Lawley, C., Vanderzande, S., Hellens, R.P., Kumar, S., Cestaro, A., Velasco, R., Main, D., Rees, J., Iezzoni, A., Mockler, T., Wilhelm, L., Van De Weg, E., Gardiner, S., Bassil, N.V., Peace, C. 2012. Genome-wide SNP detection, validation, and development of an 8K SNP array for apple. PLoS One. 7(2): e31745. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031745.
A universal fingerprinting set for red raspberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Nyberg, A.M., Hummer, K.E., Graham, J., Dossett, M., Finn, C.E. 2012. A universal fingerprinting set for red raspberry. Acta Horticulturae. 946:83-87.
SSR fingerprinting of black raspberry cultivars shows discrepancies in identification - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dossett, M., Bassil, N.V., Finn, C.E. 2012. SSR fingerprinting of black raspberry cultivars shows discrepancies in identification. Acta Horticulturae. 946:49-53.
Genetic diversity in wild and cultivated black raspberry evaluated by simple sequence repeat markers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dossett, M., Bassil, N.V., Lewers, K.S., Finn, C.E. 2012. Genetic diversity in wild and cultivated black raspberry evaluated by simple sequence repeat markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. DOI:10.1007/s10722-012-9809-8.
DNA extraction protocols from dormant buds of twelve woody plant genera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gilmore, B.S., Bassil, N.V., Hummer, K.E. 2011. DNA extraction protocols from dormant buds of twelve woody plant genera. Journal of American Pomological Society. 65(4):201-207.
Population structure and conservation of wild Pyrus communis Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Volk, G.M., Richards, C.M., Cruz, V.V., Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D. 2011. Population structure and conservation of wild Pyrus communis [meeting abstract]. In: Proceedings of American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference, September 25-28, 2011, Waikoloa, Hawaii. Available: http://ashs.confex com/ashs/2011/ webprogram/Paper7477.html.
The pebbles that started the tea and ohelo berry projects in Hawaii - (Abstract Only)
Zee, F.T., Keith, L.M., Hummer, K.E., Reed, B.M., Bassil, N.V., Strauss, A.J., Arakawa, C.N., Foote, T.G., Nakamoto, S., Hamasaki, R., Yamasaki, M., Kawabata, A., Ikawa, A.K., Silva, J., Love, K., Durst, B., Chang, Y. 2011. The pebbles that started the tea and ohelo berry projects in Hawaii [abstract]. HortScience. 46(9):S88.
Mining and validation of pyrosequenced simple sequence repeats (SSRs) from American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zalapa, J.E., Simon, P.W., Hummer, K.E., Bassil, N.V., Senalik, D.A., Zhu, H., Mccown, B.H., Zeldin, E., Speers, J., Hyman, J. 2012. Mining and validation of pyrosequenced simple sequence repeats (SSRs) from American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 124(1):87-96.
What secrets lurk in peony DNA? Reprint Icon - (Popular Publication)
Gilmore, B.S., Hummer, K.E., Bassil, N.V. 2012. What secrets lurk in peony DNA?. Paeonia Nordica. www.peony.ca/e_html/articles/PeonyDNA.htm.
High resolution melting detects sequence polymorphism in rubus occidentalis L. monomorphic microsatellite markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dossett, M., Bassil, N.V., Finn, C.E. 2012. High resolution melting detects sequence polymorphism in rubus occidentalis L. monomorphic microsatellite markers. Acta Horticulturae. 926:91-95.
Measuring genetic diversity and purity of cranberry clonal cultivars using microsatellite markers - (Abstract Only)
Zalapa, J.E., Steffan, S.A., Hummer, K.E., Bassil, N.V., Moreno, J., Zhu, H., Mccown, B., Zeldin, E., Harbut, R. 2011. Measuring genetic diversity and purity of cranberry clonal cultivars using microsatellite markers [abstract]. North American Cranberry Research and Extension Workers Annual Meeting. Paper No. 5.
A universal fingerprinting set for red raspberry - (Abstract Only) - (01-May-11)
Quince (Cydonia oblonga) genetic relationships determined using microsatellite markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Sugar, D., Mota, J., Williams, R. 2011. Quince (Cydonia oblonga) genetic relationships determined using microsatellite markers. Acta Horticulturae. 909:75-83.
Chromosome numbers and flow cytometry of strawberry wild relatives - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hummer, K.E., Postman, J.D., Bassil, N.V., Nathewet, P., Yanagi, T. 2012. Chromosome Numbers and Flow Cytometry of Strawberry Wild Relatives. Acta Horticulturae. 948:169-174.
Genetic diversity of diploid Japanese strawberry species based on microsatellite markers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Njuguna, W., Hummer, K.E., Richards, C.M., Davis, T.M., Bassil, N.V. 2011. Genetic diversity of diploid Japanese strawberry species based on microsatellite markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. http://www.springerlink.com/content/c404m461448gp6r3. 58:1187-1198.
The genome of woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shulaev, V., Sargent, D., Crowhurst, R.N., Mockler, T., Veilleux, R., Folkerts , O., Delcher, A., Jaiswal, P., Lister , A., Mane, S., Burns, P., Mockaitis , K., Davis, T., Slovin, J.P., Bassil, N.V., Hellens, R., Evans, C., Jensen, R., Allen, A., Michael, T., Setubal , J.C., Celton, J., Rees, D., Williams, K., Holt, S., Dickerman, A., Ruiz-Rojas, J., Chatterjee, M., Liu, B., Silva, H., Meisel, L., Adavo, A., Filichkin, S., Velasco, R., Troggio, M., Viola, R., Borodovsky, M., Ashman, T., Aharoni, A., Bennetzen, J., Dharmawardhana, P., Elser , J., Raja, R., Priest , H., Bryant, Jr., D., Fox , S., Givan , S., Naithani, S., Christoffels, A., Salama, D., Carter, J., Girona, E., Zdepski, A., Wang, W., Kerstetter, R., Salzberg, S., Schwab, W., Korban, S., Davik, J., Monfort, A., Denoyes-Rothan, B., Arus, P., Mittler , R., Flinn, B., Folta, K. 2010. The genome of woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca). Nature Genetics. 43:109-116.
Standardized Phenotyping: A coordinated effort for Malus, Pyrus, Prunus and Fragaria - (Abstract Only)
Volk, G.M., Peace, C., Gasic, K., Bassil, N.V., Main, D. 2010. Standardized Phenotyping: A coordinated effort for Malus, Pyrus, Prunus and Fragaria. Meeting Abstract. 5th International Rosaceae Genomics Conference, November 14-17, 2010. South Africa. pp. O53.
Microsatellite markers: valuable in Vaccinium L. - (Proceedings)
Bassil, N.V. 2012. Microsatellite markers: valuable in Vaccinium L.. International Journal of Fruit Science. 12:288-293. DOI:10.1080/15538362.2011.619438.
Developing tools for long-term breeding of blueberry germplasm for UK production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mccallum, S., Woodhead, M., Jorgensen, L., Gordon, S., Brennan, R., Graham, J., Hackett, C., Rowland, L.J., Hancock, J., Olmstead, J., Bassil, N.V. 2012. Developing tools for long-term breeding of blueberry germplasm for UK production. International Journal of Fruit Science. 12:294-303.
Progress in blueberry research in New Zealand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Buck, E., C., W., Hurst, R., Mcghie, T., Scalzo, J., Allan, A., Rowland, L.J., Bassil, N.V. 2012. Progress in blueberry research in New Zealand. International Journal of Fruit Science. 12:304-315.
Generating genomic tools for blueberry improvement - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowland, L.J., Bell, D.J., Alkharouf, N., Bassil, N.V., Drummond, F., Beers, L., Buck, E., Finn, C.E., Graham, J., Mccallum, S., Hancock, J., Olmstead, J., Main, D. 2012. Generating genomic tools for blueberry improvement. International Journal of Fruit Science. 12:276-287.
Fragaria Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Hummer, K.E., Bassil, N.V., Njuguna, W. 2011. Fragaria. In: Kole, C. editor. Wild Crop Relatives: Genomics and Breeding Resources, Temperate Fruits. Berlin Germany: Springer. 6:17-44.
Chilling requirement, cold hardiness and fruiting characteristics of a "Draper" X "Jewel" population planted at multiple sites - (Abstract Only)
Hancock, J., Finn, C.E., Wheeler, E., Graham, J., Mccallum, S., Olmstead, J., Bassil, N.V., Rowland, L.J. 2010. Chilling requirement, cold hardiness and fruiting characteristics of a "Draper" X "Jewel" population planted at multiple sites. Meeting Abstract. 2010: p.55.
Standardized phenotyping: advantages to horticulture, introduction to the workshop - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Volk, G.M. 2010. Standardized Phenotyping: Advantages to Horticulture, Introduction to the Workshop. HortScience. 45(9):1306.
Microsatellite Markers for Raspberries and Blackberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flores, N.R., Reed, B.M., Graham, J., Fernandez-Fernandez, F., Bassil, N.V. 2010. Microsatellite Markers for Raspberries and Blackberries. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 135(3):271-278.
Microsatellite markers for raspberry and blackberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flores, N., Reed, B.M., Graham, J., Bassil, N.V. Microsatellite Markers for Raspberries, Blackberries, and their Hybrids. 2010. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 135(3):271-278.
Developing tools for long-term breeding of blueberry germplasm for UK production - (Abstract Only)
Mccallum, S., Jorgensen, L., Graham, J., Hackett, C., Hancock, R., Mackenzie, B., Hallett, P., Brennan, R., Gordon, S., Woodhead, M., Rowland, L.J., Bassil, N.V., Buck, E., Hancock, J. 2010. Developing tools for long-term breeding of blueberry germplasm for UK production. Meeting Abstract. 2010:p.37.
Generating genomic tools for blueberry improvement -- an update of our progress - (Abstract Only)
Rowland, L.J., Alkharouf, N., Bassil, N.V., Beers, L., Bell, D.J., Buck, E., Drummond, F.A., Finn, C.E., Graham, J., Hancock, J., Mccallum, S., Olmstead, J. 2010. Generating genomic tools for blueberry improvement -- an update of our progress. HortScience. 2010:45(8)S197.
Microsatellite Markers: Valuable in Vaccinium L. - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-10)
Generating genomic tools for blueberry improvement - (Abstract Only)
Rowland, L.J., Alkharouf, N., Bassil, N.V., Beers, L., Bell, D.J., Buck, E., Drummond, F.A., Finn, C.E., Graham, J., Handock, J., Mccallum, S., Olmstead, J. 2010. Generating genomic tools for blueberry improvement [abstract]. Meeting Abstract. p. 36.
Progress in blueberry research in New Zealand - (Abstract Only)
Buck, E., Scalzo, J., Hurst, R., Mcghie, T., Allan, A., Rowland, L.J., Bassil, N.V., Hancock, J. 2010. Progress in blueberry research in New Zealand. Meeting Abstract. 2010:37.
A Coordinated Approach to Peach SNP Discovery in RosBREED - (Abstract Only) - (31-Mar-10)
DNA Barcoding: Unsuccessful for Species Identification in Fragaria L. - (Abstract Only) - (31-Mar-10)
Detection of Sequence Polymorphism in Rubus Occidentalis L. Monomorphic Microsatellite Markers by High Resolution Melting - (Abstract Only) - (31-Mar-10)
Qtl Mapping of Powdery Mildew Susceptibility in Hop (Humulus Lupulus L) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Henning, J.A., Townsend, M.S., Gent, D.H., Bassil, N.V., Matthews, P., Buck, E., Beaston, R. 2011. QTL Mapping of Powdery Mildew Susceptibility in Hop (Humulus lupulus L). Euphytica. 180:411-420.
Paternity testing and delivering trait-predictive genotypic data - (Other)
Bassil, N.V., Gilmore, B.S., Peace, C., Nyberg, A.M., Rosato, C. 2011. Paternity testing and delivering trait-predictive genotypic data. Genetics and Genomics of Rosaceae. 2(1)5-6.
Proceedings of the second international symposium on molecular markers in horticulture Acta Horticulturae - (Book / Chapter)
Bassil, N.V., Martin, R.C. 2010. Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Molecular Markers in Horticulture Acta Horticulturae. Acta Horticulturae. 49(4):53-54.
Transferability of Rubus Microsatellite Markers to Black Raspberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dossett, M., Bassil, N.V., Finn, C.E. 2010. Transferability of Rubus Microsatellite Markers to Black Raspberry. Acta Horticulturae. 859:103-109.
RosBREED: Enabling Marker-Assisted Breeding In Rosaceae - (Other)
Iezonni, A., Peace, C., Main, D., Bassil, N.V., Luby, J., Yue, C., Van De Weg, E., Weebadde, C., Fazio, G., Bink, M., Brown, S., Byrne, D., Clark, J., Crisosto, C., Davis, T., Evans, K., Finn, C.E., Gallardo, K., Gasic, K., Gradziel, T., Hancock, J., Jussaume, R., Mccracken, V., Oraguzie, N., Reighard, G., Stone, A., Taylor, M., Wang, D., Xu, K. 2010. RosBREED: Enabling Marker-Assisted Breeding In Rosaceae. Plant and Animal Genome Conference.
Genetic Stability of Cryopreserved Shoot Tips of Rubus Germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reed, B.M., Castillo, N., Wada, S., Bassil, N.V. 2010. Genetic Stability of Cryopreserved Shoot Tips of Rubus Germplasm. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Plants. 46:246-256.
Microsatellite-Based Fingerprinting of Western Blackberries from Plants, IQF Berries and Puree - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Muminova, M., Njuguna, W. 2010. Microsatellite-Based Fingerprinting of Western Blackberries from Plants, IQF Berries and Puree. Acta Horticulturae. 859:73-80.
Whole Chloroplast Genome Sequencing in Fragaria Using Deep Sequencing: A Comparison of Three Methods - (Abstract Only) - (04-Nov-09)
Generating Genomic Tools for Blueberry Improvement - A Progress Update - (Abstract Only) - (04-Nov-09)
Microsatellite Markers Distinguish Hawaiian Ohelo from Other Vaccinium L. Section Myrtillus Species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Bunch Jr, T.R., Nyberg, A.M., Zee, F.T., Hummer, K.E. 2010. Microsatellite Markers Distinguish Hawaiian Ohelo from Other Vaccinium L. Section Myrtillus Species. Acta Horticulturae. 859:81-88.
Multiplexed Fragaria Chloroplast Genome Sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Njuguna, W., Liston, A., Cronn, R., Bassil, N.V. 2010. Multiplexed Fragaria Chloroplast Genome Sequencing. Acta Horticulturae. 859:315-320.
RosBREED: Enabling Marker-Assisted Breeding in Rosaceae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Iezzoni, A., Weebadde, C., Luby, J., Yue, C., Weg, E., Fazio, G., Bassil, N.V., Main, D., Peace, C., Mcferson, J. 2010. RosBREED: Enabling Marker-Assisted Breeding in Rosaceae. Acta Horticulturae. 859:389-394.
Identification of European and Asian Pears Using EST-SSRs From Pyrus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D. 2009. Identification of European and Asian Pears Using EST-SSRs From Pyrus. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 57:357-370..
DNA Barcoding in Fragaria L. (Strawberry) Species - (Abstract Only)
Njuguna, W., Hummer, K.E., Bassil, N.V. 2009. DNA Barcoding in Fragaria L. (Strawberry) Species [Abstract]. HortScience. 44(4):1090.
Transitory polymorphisms are observed in cryopreserved Rubus shoot tips using AFLP markers - (Abstract Only)
Reed, B.M., Castillo, N.R., Wada, S., Bassil, N.V. 2009. Transitory polymorphisms are observed in cryopreserved Rubus shoot tips using AFLP markers. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Plants. 45:84.
Ssr Fingerprinting Panel Verifies Identities of Clones in Backup Hazelnut Collection of USDA Genebank - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Sezer, A., Botu, M. 2009. SSR Fingerprinting Panel Verifies Identities of Clones in Backup Hazelnut Collection of USDA Genebank. Acta Horticulturae. 845:95-102.
Minimal Microsatellite Marker Panel for Fingerprinting Blueberry Cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hinrichsen, P., M. Herminia, C., Ravest, G., Rojas, G., Mendez, M., Bassil, N.V., Munoz, C. 2009. Minimal Microsatellite Marker Panel for Fingerprinting Blueberry Cultivars. Acta Horticulturae. Acta Horticulturae. 810:173-180.
Blueberry - (Book / Chapter)
Rowland, L.J., Hancock, J.F., Bassil, N.V. 2011. Blueberry. In: Folta, K.M., Kole, C., editors. Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding in Fruit and Vegetable Crops - Berries. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers. p. 1-40.
Blueberry Microsatellite Markers Identify Cranberry Cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Oda, A.K., Hummer, K.E. 2009. Blueberry Microsatellite Markers Identify Cranberry Cultivars. Acta Horticulturae. 810:181-186.
Genomics Opportunities, New Crops and New Products - (Book / Chapter)
Bassil, N.V., Lewers, K.S. 2009. Genomics Opportunities, New Crops and New Products. In: Kevin M. Folta, Susan E. Gardiner. Genetics and Genomics of Rosaceae. New York,NY:Springer-Verlag, LLC. Chapter 3 p.55-70.
Nomenclature and Genetic Relationships of Apples and Pears from Terceira Island - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Hummer, K.E., Postman, J.D., Fazio, G., Baldo, A.M., Armas, I., Williams, R. 2008. Nomenclature and Genetic Relationships of Apples and Pears from Terceira Island. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution (2009). 56:339-352.
Highly Informative Simple Sequence Repeat (SSR) Markers for Fingerprinting Hazelnut - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Jul-08)
Ssr Fingerprinting Panel Verifies Identities of Clones in Backup Hazelnut Collection of USDA Genebank - (Abstract Only) - (16-Apr-08)
Impact of Wide Hybridization in Southern Highbush Blueberry Breeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brevis, P.A., Bassil, N.V., Ballington, J., Hancock, J. 2008. Impact of Wide Hybridization in Southern Highbush Blueberry Breeding. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 133(3):427-437.
Unexpected Polyploidy in Wild Asian Strawberries - (Abstract Only)
Hummer, K.E., Bassil, N.V. 2008. Unexpected Polyploidy in Wild Asian Strawberries [abstract]. HortScience. 43(4):1187.
Blueberry Microsatellite Markers Identify Cranberries - (Abstract Only)
Bassil, N.V., Hummer, K.E. 2009. Blueberry Microsatellite Markers Identify Cranberries. [Abstract] International Society for Horticultural Science Meeting. Acta Horticulturae. 810:181-187.
Genetic Fingerprints for Individually Quick Frozen 'Marion' Whole Berries and Puree - (Abstract Only) - (10-Dec-07)
Genetic Diversity of Japanese Strawberry Species Based on Microsatellite Markers - (Abstract Only)
Njuguna, W., Bassil, N.V., Hummer, K.E., Richards, C.M., Davis, T. 2009. Genetic Diversity of Japanese Strawberry Species Based on Microsatellite Markers. Acta Horticulturae. 842:581-584.
Genic SSRs for European and North American Hop (Humulua lupulus L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Gilmore, B.S., Oliphant, J.M., Hummer, K.E., Henning, J.A. 2007. Genic SSRs for European and North American Hop (Humulua lupulus L.). Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. Available: www.springerlink.com/content/d000k04454n55v2p/fulltext.pdf
Genetic Relationships within Heritage Apple and Pear Cultivars in the Azores - (Abstract Only)
Bassil, N.V., Hummer, K.E., Postman, J.D., Fazio, G., Armas, I., Williams, R. 2007. Genetic Relationships within Heritage Apple and Pear Cultivars in the Azores. Plant and Animal Genome Conference.
Cross Species Amplification of Microsatellite Markers in Fragaria - (Proceedings)
Njuguna, W., Bassil, N.V., Hummer, K.E., Slovin, J.P. 2008. Cross Species Amplification of Microsatellite Markers in Fragaria. North American Strawberry Conference Proceedings 2007. p. 122-123.
Molecular Fingerprints Identify Historic Pear Trees in Two U.S. National Parks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Dolan, S., Lawliss, L., Oda, A. 2008. Molecular Fingerprints Identify Historic Pear Trees in Two U.S. National Parks. Acta Horticulturae. 800:417-422.
Genetic Diversity of Fragaria iinumae and F. nipponica Based on Microsatellite Markers - (Abstract Only)
Njuguna, W., Bassil, N.V., Davis, T. 2007. Genetic Diversity of Fragaria iinumae and F. nipponica Based on Microsatellite Markers. HortScience. 42(4):915.
Fingerprinting and Genetic Stability of Rubus Using Molecular Markers - (Abstract Only)
Castillo, N.F., Reed, B.M., Bassil, N.V. 2007. Fingerprinting and Genetic Stability of Rubus Using Molecular Markers. HortScience. 42(4):914.
Molecular Fingerprints Identify Historic Pear Trees in US National Parks - (Abstract Only)
Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Dolan, S., Lawliss, L. Molecular Fingerprints Identify Historic Pear Trees in US National Parks. Pear International Symposium. p. 41.
Microsatellite Markers Identify Raspberries and Blackberries - (Abstract Only)
Castillo, N., Bassil, N.V., Reed, B.M. 2007. Microsatellite Markers Identify Raspberries and Blackberries. Plant and Animal Genome. p. 134.
Genetic Diversity in the Highbush Blueberry Evaluated with Microsatellite Markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boches, P., Bassil, N.V., Rowland, L.J. 2006. Genetic diversity in the highbush blueberry evaluated with microsatellite markers. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. 131(5):674-686.
Microsatellites Are Used to Examine Apple and Pear Identities and Genetic Relationships - (Abstract Only)
Bassil, N.V., Hummer, K.E., Postman, J.D. 2006. Microsatellites are used to examine apple and pear identities and genetic relationships [abstract]. HortScience. 41(4):993.
Genetic Diversity of Wild Pyrus Communis L. - (Abstract Only)
Volk, G.M., Richards, C.M., Henk, A.D., Reilley, A., Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D. 2006. Genetic diversity of wild pyrus communis l. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. July 26-29, 2006, New Orleans, Louisiana. 41: 1035. Meeting Abstract.
Est-Ssr Markers from Fragaria Vesca L. Cv. Yellow Wonder - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Njuguna, W., Slovin, J.P. 2006. Est-ssr markers from fragaria vesca l. cv. yellow wonder. Molecular Ecology Notes. 6: 906-809
An Enhanced Microsatellite Map of Diploid Fragaria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sargent, D.J., Clarke, J., Simpson, D.W., Arus, P., Monfort, A., Vilanova, S., Denoyes-Rothan, B., Folta, K.M., Bassil, N.V., Battey, N.H. 2006. An enhanced microsatellite map of diploid fragaria. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 112:1349-1359.
Microsatellite Markers Evaluate Genetic Diversity in Blueberry and Generate Unique Fingerprints - (Abstract Only)
Boches, P., Rowland, L.J., Hummer, K.E., Bassil, N.V. 2006. Genetic diversity and uniqueness in vaccinium corymbosum and hybrid genotypes [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. p. 133.
Microsatellite Markers for Fragaria from 'strawberry Festival' Ests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Gunn, M., Folta, K., Lewers, K.S. 2006. Microsatellite markers for fragaria from 'strawberry festival' ests. Molecular Ecology Notes. 6:473-476.
Diversity of Wild Pyrus Communis Based on Microsatellite Analyses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volk, G.M., Richards, C.M., Henk, A.D., Reilley, A., Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D. 2006. Diversity of wild pyrus communis based on microsatellite analyses. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. Vol. 131:408-417.
Microsatellite Markers in Blueberry and Their Transferability to Cranberry - (Abstract Only)
Bassil, N.V., Boches, P., Hummer, K.E. 2005. Microsatellite markers in blueberry and their transferability to cranberry [abstract]. North American Cranberry Research and Extension Workers Annual Meeting. p. 30.
A Genetic Linkage Map for Hazelnut (Corylus Avellana L.) Based on Rapd and Ssr Markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mehlenbacher, S., Brown, R., Nouhra, E., Gokirmak, T., Bassil, N.V., Kubisiak, T. 2006. A genetic linkage map for hazelnut (corylus avellana l.) based on rapd and ssr markers. Genome. 49:122-133.
Expression of the Nrt1 Gene in Cornus and Rhododendron - (Abstract Only)
Sandrock, D., Azarenko, A., Martin, R.C., Bassil, N.V. 2005. Expression of the NRT1 gene in Cornus and Rhododendron. Abstract. HortScience. 40(4):271. p.1020.
Transferability of Rubus Microsatellite Markers for use in Black Raspberry - (Abstract Only) - (20-Jul-05)
Microsatellite Markers Developed from 'bluecrop' Reveal Polymorphisms in the Genus Vaccinium and Are Suitable for Cultivar Fingerprinting - (Abstract Only)
Boches, P., Rowland, L.J., Hummer, K.E., Bassil, N.V. 2005. Microsatellite markers developed from 'bluecrop' reveal polymorphisms in the genus vaccinium and are suitable for cultivar fingerprinting [abstract]. Hortscience. 40(4):1122.
Characterization and Evaluation of Microsatellite Loci in European Hazelnut (Corylus Avellana L.) and Their Transferability to Other Corylus Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boccacci, P., Akkak, A., Bassil, N.V., Mehlenbacher, S.A., Botta, R. 2005. Characterization and evaluation of microsatellite loci in european hazelnut (corylus avellana l.) and their transferability to other corylus species. Molecular Ecology Notes. 5(2005):934-937.
Microsatellite Markers for Vaccinium from Est and Genomic Libraries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boches, P., Rowland, L.J., Bassil, N.V. 2005. Microsatellite markers for vaccinium from est and genomic libraries. Molecular Ecology Notes. 5:657-660.
Additional Microsatellite Markers of the European Hazelnut - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Botta, R., Mehlenbacher, S.A. 2005. Additional microsatellite markers of the european hazelnut. Acta Horticulturae. 686:105-110.
Identification of Genetic Diversity among European Hazelnut (Corylus Avellana) Cultivars with Ssr Markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gokirmak, T., Mehlenbacher, S., Bassil, N.V. 2005. Identification of genetic diversity among european hazelnut (corylus avellana) cultivars with ssr markers. Acta Horticulturae. 686:141-147.
A Linkage Map for Hazelnut - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mehlenbacher, S., Brown, R.N., Nouhra, E.R., Bassil, N.V. 2005. A linkage map for hazelnut. Acta Horticulturae. 686:135-140.
Est-Ssr's Utility in Managing the Pear Collection at the National Clonal Germplasm Repository - (Abstract Only)
Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D. 2005. Est-ssr's utility in managing the pear collection at the national clonal germplasm repository [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Abstracts. p. 111.
Microsatellite Markers in Hazelnut: Isolation, Characterization and Cross-Species Amplification - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Botta, R., Mehlenbacher, S. 2005. Microsatellite markers in hazelnut: isolation, characterization and cross-species amplification. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 130(4):543-549.
Genbank-Derived Microsatellite Markers in Hops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Gilmore, B.S., Oliphant, J.M., Henning, J.A., Hummer, K.E. 2005. Genbank-derived microsatellite markers in hops. Acta Horticulturae. 668:47-52.
Developing Simple Sequence Repeat (Ssr) Markers from Genbank Sequences for Strawberry, Blackberry, and Raspberry. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewers, K.S., Bassil, N.V., Styan, S.M., Hokanson, S.C. 2005. Developing simple sequence repeat (ssr) markers from genbank sequences for strawberry, blackberry, and raspberry. Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science. 130(1):102-115.
Investigation of Genetic Diversity among European Hazelnut (Corylus Avellana L.) Cultivars Using Ssr Markers - (Abstract Only)
Gokirmak, T., Mehlenbacher, S.A., Bassil, N.V. 2004. Investigation of genetic diversity among european hazelnut (corylus avellana l.) cultivars using ssr markers [abstract]. International Congress on Hazelnut Proceedings, June 14-18, 2004, Tarragona, Spain. pg. 22.
A Linkage Map for Hazelnut - (Abstract Only)
Mehlenbacher, S.A., Brown, R.N., Nouhra, E.R., Bassil, N.V. 2004. A linkage map for hazelnut [abstract]. International Congress on Hazelnut Proceedings, June 14-18, 2004, Tarragona, Spain. pg. 45.
Dinucleotide Microsatellites of the European Hazelnut - (Abstract Only)
Bassil, N.V., Botta, R., Mehlenbacher, S.A. 2004. Dinucleotide microsatellites of the european hazelnut [abstract]. International Congress on Hazelnut Proceedings, June 14-18, 2004, Tarragona, Spain. pg. 20.
Cross-Species Amplification of Ssr Loci in Vaccinium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boches, P., Rowland, L.J., Hummer, K.E., Bassil, N.V. 2006. Cross-species amplification of ssr loci in vaccinium. Acta Horticulturae. 715:119-128.
Pyrus Microsatellite Markers Developed from Genbank Sequences - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassil, N.V., Neou, C., Postman, J.D. 2005. Pyrus microsatellite markers developed from genbank sequences. Acta Horticulturae. 671:289-292.
Development of Pyrus Microsatellite Markers from Genbank Sequences - (Abstract Only)
Bassil, N.V., Neou, C., Postman, J.D. 2005. Development of pyrus microsatellite markers from genbank sequences [abstract]. Pear International Symposium. pg. 42.
Rapd Markers Linked to Eastern Filbert Blight Resistance in Corylus Avellana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MEHLENBACHER, S.A., BROWN, R.N., DAVIS, J.W., CHEN, H., BASSIL, N.V., SMITH, D.C. 2003. RAPD MARKERS LINKED TO EASTERN FILBERT BLIGHT RESISTANCE IN CORYLUS AVELLANA. 108:651-656
Microsatellite Markers of the European Hazelnut - (Abstract Only)
BASSIL, N.V., BOTTA, R., MEHLENBACHER, S.A. MICROSATELLITE MARKERS OF THE EUROPEAN HAZELNUT. HORTSCIENCE. 2003. v. 38(5):Abstract p.740-741.
Characterization of Iranian Grapevine Cultivars Using Microsatellite Markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
FATAHI, R., EBADI, A., MEHLENBACHER, S.A., BASSIL, N.V. CHARACTERIZATION OF IRANIAN GRAPEVINE CULTIVARS USING MICROSATELLITE MARKERS. VITIS. 2003. v. 42 No.4. p.185-192
Characterization of Est-Derived Microsatellite Markers in Blueberry. - (Abstract Only)
BOCHES, P., ROWLAND, L.J., BASSIL, N.V. CHARACTERIZATION OF EST-DERIVED MICROSATELLITE MARKERS IN BLUEBERRY. HORTSCIENCE. 2003. v.38(5): Abstract p. 737-738.
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