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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Cai-Zhong Jiang

Research Plant Physiologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A petunia homeodomain-leucine zipper protein, PhHD-Zip, plays an important role in flower senescence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, X., Donnelly, L., Rao, J., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2014. A petunia homeodomain-leucine zipper protein, PhHD-Zip, plays an important role in flower senescence. PLoS One. 9(2):1-10.
Transcriptome changes associated wtih delayed flower senescence on transgenic petunia by inducing expression of etr1-1, a mutant ethylene receptor Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, H., Stier, G., Lin, J., Liu, G., Zhang, Z., Chang, Y., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2013. Transcriptome changes associated wtih delayed flower senescence on transgenic petunia by inducing expression of etr1-1, a mutant ethylene receptor. PLoS One. 8(7):1-14.
Influence of 1-MCP treatments on eating quality and consumer preferences of ‘Qinmei’ kiwifruit during shelf life Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Deng, L., Jiang, C., Mu, W., Wang, Q. 2013. Influence of 1-MCP treatments on eating quality and consumer preferences of ‘Qinmei’ kiwifruit during shelf life. Journal of Food Science and Technology. DOI 10.1007/s13197-013-0986-y.
Defense responses regulated by jasmonate and delayed senescence caused by ethylene receptor mutation contribute to tolerance of petunia to Botrytis cinerea Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, H., Liu, G., Li, C., Jiang, C., Reid, M.S., Zhang, Z., Powell, A.L. 2013. Defense responses regulated by jasmonate and delayed senescence caused by ethylene receptor mutation contribute to tolerance of petunia to Botrytis cinerea. Molecular Plant Pathology. 14(5):453-469.
Postharvest: Cut flowers and potted plants Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2012. Postharvest: Cut flowers and potted plants. Review Article. In "Ornamental Geophytes: From Basic Science to Sustainable Production" by CRC Press, Eds. Rina Kamenetsky, Hiroshi Okubo.
Co-silencing the mirabilis antiviral protein permits virus-induced gene silencing in Mirabilis jalapa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, A., Liang, Y., Kumar, P., Reid, M., Jiang, C. 2012. Co-silencing the mirabilis antiviral protein permits virus-induced gene silencing in Mirabilis jalapa. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology. 87:334-340.
Postharvest biology and technology of ornamentals Reprint Icon - (Literature Review)
Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2012. Postharvest biology and technology of ornamentals. In: Janek, J.,editor. Horticultural Reviews. Vol. 40. 1st edition. Hoboken, NJ:John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 1-54.
Mechanisms involved in calcium deficiency development in tomato fruit in response to gibberellins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Freitas, S.T., Jiang, C., Mitcham, E.J. 2011. Mechanisms involved in calcium deficiency development in tomato fruit in response to gibberellins. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. DOI 10.1007/s00344-011-9233-9.
Florigen unmasked - exciting prospects for horticulture - (Review Article)
Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2011. Florigen unmasked - exciting prospects for horticulture. Chronica Horticulturae. 51:7-9.
Virus-Induced Gene Silencing in Ornametal Plants Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Jiang, C., Chen, J., Reid, M. 2011. Virus-Induced Gene Silencing in Ornametal Plants. Book Chapter. 744:81-96.
Identification of defense-related genes newly-associated with tomato flower abscission Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meir, S., Philosoph-Hadas, S., Sundaresan, S., Selvaraj, V.K., Burd, S., Ophir, R., Kochanek, B., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C., Lers, A. 2011. Identification of defense-related genes newly-associated with tomato flower abscission. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 6:4, 590-593.
Effect of maturity and cold storage on ethylene biosynthesis and ripening in ‘Bartlett’ pears treated after harvest with 1-MCP Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villalobos-Acuna, M.G., Biasi, W.V., Flores, S., Jiang, C., Reid, M.S., Willits, N.H., Mitcham, E.J. 2011. Effect of maturity and cold storage on ethylene biosynthesis and ripening in ‘Bartlett’ pears treated after harvest with 1-MCP. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 59:1-9.
Virus-Induced gene silencing in ornamental plants Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Jiang, C., Chen, J., Reid, M.S. 2011. Virus-Induced gene silencing in ornamental plants. Book Chapter. 744:81-96.
Sodium hypochlorite: A promising agent for reducing Botrytis cinerea infection on rose flowers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macnish, A.J., Morris, K.L., De Theije, A., Mensink, M.G., Boerrigter, H.A., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C., Woltering, E.J. 2010. Sodium hypochlorite: A promising agent for reducing Botrytis cinerea infection on rose flowers. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 58:262-267.
Physiological and molecular changes during opening and senescence of Nicotiana mutabilis flowers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macnish, A.J., Jiang, C., Negre-Zakharov, F., Reid, M.S. 2010. Physiological and molecular changes during opening and senescence of Nicotiana mutabilis flowers. Plant Science. 179:267-272.
Physiological and Molecular Changes During Opening and Senescence of Nicotiana Mutabilis Flowers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macnish, A.J., Negre-Zakharov, F., Jiang, C., Reid, M.S. 2010. PHYSIOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR CHANGES DURING OPENING AND SENESCENCE OF NICOTIANA MUTABILIS FLOWERS. Plant Science. 179:267-272.
Microarray analysis of the abscission-related transcriptome in tomato flower abscission zone in response to auxin depletion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meir, S., Philosoph-Hadas, S., Sundaresan, S., Selvaraj, V.K., Burd, S., Kochanek, B., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C., Lers, A. 2010. Microarray analysis of the abscission-related transcriptome in tomato flower abscission zone in response to auxin depletion. Plant Physiology. 154:1929-1956.
Treatment with Thidiazuron Improves Opening and Vase Life of Iris Flowers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macnish, A.J., Jiang, C., Reid, M.S. 2010. TREATMENT WITH THIDIAZURON IMPROVES OPENING AND VASE LIFE OF IRIS FLOWERS. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 56:77-84.
Thidiazuron, a non-metablized cytokinin, shows promise in extending the life of potted plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, C., Wu, L., Macnish, A., King, A., Yi, M., Reid, M.S. 2009. Thidiazuron, a non-metablized cytokinin, shows promise in extending the life of potted plants. Acta Horticulturae. 847: 59-65.
Nicotiana Mutabilis-a Novel System for Studying Ethylene-Mediated Floral Senescence - (Proceedings)
Macnish, A., Reid, M., Jiang, C. 2009. NICOTIANA MUTABILIS-A NOVEL SYSTEM FOR STUDYING ETHYLENE-MEDIATED FLORAL SENESCENCE. Acta Horticulturae. 847: 95-102.
Molecular Analysis of the Interaction of Ethylene and Auxin During Flower Abscission - (Abstract Only) - (28-Apr-09)
An Alternative postharvest handling strategy for cut flowers-dry handling after harvest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macnish, A., De Theije, A., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2009. An Alternative postharvest handling strategy for cut flowers-dry handling after harvest. Acta Horticulturae. 847: 215-221.
Virus-Induced Gene Silencing for Functional Characterization of Genes in Petunia - (Book / Chapter)
Reid, M.S., Chen, J., Jiang, C. (2009) VIRUS-INDUCED GENE SILENCING FOR FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF GENES IN PETUNIA. In Petunia: Evolutionary, Developmental and Physiological Genetics. T. Gerats ed. Springer, New York, pp381-394.
Silencing Polygalacturonase Expression Inhibits Tomato Petiole Abscission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, C., Feng, L., Imsabai, W., Meir, S., Reid, M.S. 2008. Silencing polygalacturonase expression inhibits tomato petiole abscission. Journal of Experimental Botany. Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 973-979.
Functional Analysis of a Ring Domain Ankyrin Repeat Protein That Is Highly Expressed During Flower Senescence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, X., Jiang, C., Donnelly, L.M., Reid, M.S. Functional analysis of a ring domain ankyrin repeat protein that is highly expressed during flower senescence. Journal of Experimental Botany.
Genes Associated with Opening and Senescence of Mirabilis Jalapa Flowers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, X., Gookin, T., Jiang, C., Reid, M. 2007. Genes associated with opening and senescence of mirabilis jalapa flowers. Journal of Experimental Botany. Vol. 58, No. 8, pp. 2193-2201
Genes associated with opening and senescence of the ephemeral flowers of Mirabilis jalapa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, X., Gookin, T.E., Jiang, C., Reid, M.S. Genes associated with opening and senescence of the ephemeral flowers of Mirabilis jalapa. Journal of Experimental Botany.
Last Modified: 8/25/2010
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