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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: ENHANCEMENT OF BLUEBERRY, STRAWBERRY, AND BRAMBLES THROUGH MOLECULAR APPROACHES Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Overexpression of a blueberry-derived CBF enhances cold tolerance in a southern highbush blueberry cultivar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walworth, A.E., Rowland, L.J., Polashock, J.J., Hancock, J.F., Song, G. 2012. Overexpression of a blueberry-derived CBF enhances cold tolerance in a southern highbush blueberry cultivar. Molecular Breeding. 30:1313-1323.
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.
Genetic architecture of sexual dimorphism in a subdioecious plant with a proto-sex chromosome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spigler, R.B., Ashman, T., Lewers, K.S. 2010. Genetic architecture of sexual dimorphism in a subdioecious plant with a proto-sex chromosome. Evolution. 65(4):1114-1126.
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.
Does pollen "neighborhood" affect yield in lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.)? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, D.J., Rowland, L.J., Drummond, F.A. 2012. Does pollen "neighborhood" affect yield in lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.)? International Journal of Fruit Science. 12:65-74.
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.
Abiotic stress-related expressed sequence tags from the diploid strawberry Fragaria vesca f. semperflorens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rivarola, M., Chan, A., Maleke, A., Quan, H., Cheung, F., Ouyang, S., Folta, K., Slovin, J.P., Rabinowicz, P. 2011. Abiotic stress-related expressed sequence tags from the diploid strawberry Fragaria vesca f. semperflorens. The Plant Genome. 4:12-23.
A simplified method for differential staining of aborted and non-aborted pollen grains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, R., Slovin, J.P., Chen, C. 2010. A simplified method for differential staining of aborted and non-aborted pollen grains. International Journal of Plant Biology. 1:13.
Research on winter-hardiness: deacclimation resistance, reacclimation ability, photoprotection strategies, and a cold acclimation protocol design - (Review Article)
Arora, R., Rowland, L.J. 2011. Research on winter-hardiness: deacclimation resistance, reacclimation ability, photoprotection strategies, and a cold acclimation protocol design. HortScience. 46:1070-1078.
Evolutionary relationships in Vaccinium section Cyanococcus - (Abstract Only)
Durchholz, E., Williams, M., Polashock, J.J., Rowland, L.J., Powell, A. 2010. Evolutionary relationships in Vaccinium section Cyanococcus. Meeting Abstract. 2010:p56.
Est-Pcr Markers Developed for Highbush Blueberry Are Also Useful for Genetic Fingerprinting and Relationship Studies in Rabbiteye Blueberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowland, L.J., Ogden, E.L., Ehlenfeldt, M.K. 2010. EST-PCR markers developed for Highbush Blueberry are also useful for genetic fingerprinting and relationship studies in Rabbiteye Blueberry. Scientia Horticulturae. 125:779-784.
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.
Adventitious shoot regeneration from leaf explants of southern highbush blueberry cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Callow, P., Rowland, L.J., Hancock, J.F., Song, G. 2010. Adventitious shoot regeneration from leaf explants of southern highbush blueberry cultivars. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 103:137-144.
Yield variation among clones of lowbush blueberry as a function of kinship and self-compatibility     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, D.J., Stommel, J.R., Rowland, L.J., Drummond, F. 2010. Yield variation among clones of lowbush blueberry as a function of kinship and self-compatibility. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 135:259-270.
Strawberry Part 3 - structural and functional genomics - (Book / Chapter)
Slovin, J.P., Michael, T.P. 2011. Strawberry Part 3 - structural and functional genomics. In: Folta, K.M., Cole, C., editors. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Berries. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers. p. 240-308.
Transcriptome analysis of blueberry using 454 EST sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Alkharouf, N., Darwish, O., Rowland, L.J. 2010. Transcriptome analysis of blueberry using 454 EST sequencing. Meeting Abstract. 2010:p.46.
Est-PCR markers developed from highbush blueberry sequences are useful for genetic fingerprinting and relationship studies in rabbiteye blueberry - (Abstract Only)
Rowland, L.J., Ogden, E.L., Ehlenfeldt, M.K. 2010. Est-PCR markers developed from highbush blueberry sequences are useful for genetic fingerprinting and relationship studies in rabbiteye blueberry. Meeting Abstract. 2010:p.56.
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.
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.
Does pollen "neighborhood" affect yield in lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.)? - (Abstract Only)
Bell, D.J., Rowland, L.J., Drummond, F.A. 2010. Does pollen "neighborhood" affect yield in lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.)?. Meeting Abstract. 2010:p.38.
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.
Yield variation among clones of lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.) as a function of kinship, self-compatibility, and combining ability - (Abstract Only)
Bell, D.J., Rowland, L.J., Stommel, J.R., Zhang, D., Drummond, F.A. 2010. Yield variation among clones of lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.) as a function of kinship, self-compatibility, and combining ability. BARC Poster Day.
Functional identification of a blueberry CBF/DREB-like element associated with cold acclimation and freezing tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polashock, J.J., Arora, R., Peng, Y., Dhananjay, N., Rowland, L.J. 2010. Functional identification of a blueberry CBF/DREB-like element associated with cold acclimation and freezing tolerance. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 135(1)40-48.
Construction of a blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) draft genomic sequence using multiple platforms - (Abstract Only)
Brown, A., Colman, S., Lommel, S., Rowland, L.J., Diener, S., Burke, M. 2010. Construction of a blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) draft genomic sequence using multiple platforms. Meeting Abstract.
Recent Advances in the Biology and Genetics of Lowbush Blueberry - (Experiment Station)
Bell, D.J., Rowland, L.J., Smagula, J.M., Drummond, F.A. 2009. Recent Advances in the Biology and Genetics of Lowbush Blueberry. Experiment Station Bulletins. MAFES Technical Bulletin 203:1-28
The spatial genetic structure of lowbush blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium Ait., in four fields in Maine     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, D.J., Rowland, L.J., Zhang, D., Drummond, F.A. 2009. The spatial genetic structure of lowbush blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium Ait., in four fields in Maine. Botany. 87:932-946
Diploid strawberry (Fragaria vesca) a reference species for the Rosaceae family - (Abstract Only)
(17-Mar-09)
Auxin Chemical and Molecular Biology - (Book / Chapter)
Hendrickson-Culler, A., Quint, M., Slovin, J.P., Cohen, J. 2010. Auxin Chemical and Molecular Biology. Barton, D. & Meth-Cohn, O. Comprehensive Natural Products Chemistry. Elsevier. 4:9-125.
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.
Estimates of Spatial Genetic Structure within and among Clones of Wild Lowbush Blueberry in Maine using EST-PCR Molecular Markers - (Abstract Only)
Bell, D.J., Drummond, F.A., Rowland, L.J. 2008. Estimates of Spatial Genetic Structure within and among Clones of Wild Lowbush Blueberry in Maine using EST-PCR Molecular Markers. Meeting Abstract.
Suitability of EST-PCR markers developed in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) for genetic fingerprinting and relationship studies in lowbush blueberry (V. angustifolium Ait.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, D.J., Rowland, L.J., Polashock, J.J., Drummond, F.A. 2008. Suitability of EST-PCR markers developed in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) for genetic fingerprinting and relationship studies in lowbush blueberry (V. angustifolium Ait.). Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 133:701-707.
A blackberry (Rubus L.) expressed sequence tag library for the development of simple sequence repeat markers     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewers, K.S., Saski, C.A., Cuthbertson, B.J., Henry, D.C., Staton, M.E., Main, D.S., Dhanaraj, A.L., Rowland, L.J., Tompkins, J.P. 2008. A blackberry (Rubus L.) expressed sequence tag library for the development of simple sequence repeat markers. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology.8:69-76.
A blackberry (Rubus L.) expressed sequence tag library for the development of simple sequence repeat markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewers, K.S., Saski, C.A., Cuthbertson, B.J., Henry, D.C., Staton, M.E., Main, D.S., Dhanaraj, A.L., Rowland, L.J., Tomkins, J.P. 2008. A blackberry (Rubus L.) expressed sequence tag library for the development of simple sequence repeat markers. Plant Science. 8:69-76.
Rosaceae genomics - A multiple model solution - (Review Article)
Shulaev, V., Korban, S.S., Sosinski, B., Abbott, A.G., Aqldwinckle, H.S., Folta, K.M., Iezzoni, A., Main, D., Arus, P., Dandekar, A., Lewers, K.S., Brown, S.K., Davis, T.M., Gardiner, S., Veilleux, R.E. 2008. Rosaceae genomics - A multiple model solution. Plant Physiology. 147:985-1003.
Investigation of the Strawberry Acute Cold Response through Transcriptome Sampling - (Abstract Only)
(06-Feb-08)
Molecular-marker characterization of strawberry differential genotypes for race determination of isolates of Phytophthora fragariae var.fragariae Hickman - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(05-Feb-08)
Understanding Cold Tolerance in Blueberry Using EST Libraries, cDNA Microarrays, and Subtractive Hybridization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowland, L.J., Dhanaraj, A.L., Naik, D., Alkharouf, N., Matthews, B.F., Arora, R. 2008. Understanding Cold Tolerance in Blueberry Using EST Libraries, cDNA Microarrays, and Subtractive Hybridization. HortScience. 43:1975-1981.
Cold Tolerance of Blueberry Genotypes throughout the Dormant Period from Acclimation to Deacclimation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowland, L.J., Ogden, E.L., Ehlenfeldt, M.K., Arora, R. 2008. Cold Tolerance of Blueberry Genotypes throughout the Dormant Period from Acclimation to Deacclimation. HortScience. 43:1970-1974.
The Fragaria vesca abiotic stress transcriptome - (Abstract Only)
Slovin, J.P., Rabinowicz, P.D. 2008. The Fragaria vesca abiotic stress transcriptome. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Page 30.
Use of Est-Pcr Markers to Answer the Question: Does Genetic Relationship Matter in Crosses Between Lowbush Blueberry Clones? - (Abstract Only)
Bell, D.J., Drummond, F.A., Rowland, L.J. 2007. Use of est-pcr markers to answer the question: does genetic relationship matter in crosses between lowbush blueberry clones?. Meeting Abstract.
Genetic mapping with octoploid strawberry - (Proceedings)
Lewers, K.S., Ashman, T., Hancock, J., Main, D. 2008. Genetic mapping with octoploid strawberry. North American Strawberry Conference Proceedings. 83-86.
Identification of cold-responsive genes in blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) using a hybridization approach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naik, D., Dhanaraj, A.L., Arora, R., Rowland, L.J. 2007. Identification of cold-responsive genes in blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) using a hybridization approach. Plant Science. 173: 213-222
Cold Tolerance of Blueberry Genotypes throughout the Dormant Period from Acclimation to Deacclimation - (Abstract Only)
Rowland, L.J., Ogden, E.L., Ehlenfeldt, M.K. 2007. Cold Tolerance of Blueberry Genotypes throughout the Dormant Period from Acclimation to Deacclimation. HortScience, v. 42, p. 823
Development of a genetic linkage map for tetraploid highbush blueberry using SSR and EST-PCR markers - (Abstract Only)
Brevis, P., Hancock, J., Rowland, L.J. 2007. Development of a genetic linkage map for tetraploid highbush blueberry using SSR and EST-PCR markers. HortScience, v. 42, p. 963
Genetic Mapping with Octoploid Strawberry - (Proceedings)
Lewers, K.S., Ashman, T.L., Hancock, J.F., Main, D.S. 2007. Genetic mapping with octoploid strawberry. In: North American Strawberry Conference Proceedings. North American Strawberry Symposium, February 8-12, 2007, Ventura, CA. p. 83-86.
Bbgd: An Online Database for Blueberry Genomic Data. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alkharouf, N.W., Dhanaraj, A.L., Naik, D., Overall, C., Matthews, B.F., Rowland, L.J. 2007. Bbgd: an online database for blueberry genomic data.. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 7:05.
Organoleptic Analysis of Blueberry Cultivars - (Proceedings)
Polashock, J.J., Saftner, R.A., Ehlenfeldt, M.K. 2007. Organoleptic Analysis of Blueberry Cultivars. New Jersey Annual Vegetable Meeting Proceedings, pp. #152-153.
Gene Expression Profiles During Cold Acclimation in Blueberry under Field and Cold Room Conditions Using Cdna Microarrays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dhanaraj, A.L., Alfharouf, N.W., Beard, H.S., Chouikha, I.B., Matthews, B.F., Wei, H., Arora, R., Rowland, L.J. 2006. Gene expression profiles during cold acclimation in blueberry under field and cold room conditions using cdna microarrays. Planta. DOI10.1007/s00425-006-0382-1. 225:735-751.
Gene Expression Profiles During Cold Acclimation in Blueberry Using Cdna Microarrays. - (Proceedings)
Dhanaraj, A.L., Alkharouf, N., Beard, H.S., Chouikha, I.B., Matthews, B.F., Wei, H., Arora, R., Rowland, L.J. 2006. Gene expression profiles during cold acclimation in blueberry using cdna microarrays.. Proceedings from "Functional Genomics of Model Organisms to Crop Plants for Global Health". April 3-5, 2006, Washington, D.C. p.39.
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