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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF CITRUS

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Mineral nutrition and in vitro growth of Gerbera hybrida (Asteraceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(22-Apr-14)
Transmission efficiency of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and progression of Huanglongbing disease in graft- and psyllid-inoculated citrus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Albrecht, U., Hall, D.G., Bowman, K.D. 2014. Transmission efficiency of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and progression of Huanglongbing disease in graft and psyllid-inoculated citrus. HortScience. 49(3):367-377.
Production of Brugmansia plants free of Colombian datura virus by in vitro ribavirin chemotherapy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niedz, R.P., Hyndman, S.E., Chellemi, D.O., Adkins, S.T. 2013. Production of Brugmansia plants free of Colombian datura virus by in vitro ribavirin chemotherapy. ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science. 8(11):751-755.
Transgenic expression in citrus of Vitis MybA1 from a bidirectional promoter resulted in variable anthocyanin expression and was not suitable as a screenable marker without antibiotic selection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stover, E., Avila, Y., Li, Z.T., Gray, D. Transgenic expression in citrus of Vitis MybA1 from a bidirectional promoter resulted in variable anthocyanin expression and was not suitable as a screenable marker without antibiotic selection. In: Proceedings of the Florida State Horticulture Science. 126:84-88.
Update on USDA advanced citrus scion selections for Indian River Citrus League - (Popular Publication)
Stover, E., McCollum, G., Driggers, R., Salvatore, J. 2013. Update on USDA advanced citrus scion selections for Indian River Citrus League. River Ramblings: The Indian River Citrus League Newsletter, May 2013, p.5.
Varieties from the USDA are the foundation of the Florida specialty citrus industry - (Trade Journal)
Stover, E.W. 2013. Varieties from the USDA are the foundation of the Florida specialty citrus industry. Citrus Industry Trade Journal. p.16-18. . Citrus Industry.
HLB resistance and tolerance in citrus scion development at the U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory - (Other)
Stover, E., McCollum, G. 2013. HLB resistance and tolerance in citrus scion development at the U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory. http://www.growingproduce.com/video/c:223/florida-citrus-show/
GUS expression driven by constitutive and vascular specific promoters in citrus hybrid US-802 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Benyon, L.S., Stover, E., Bowman, K.D., Niedz, R.P., Shatters, R.G., Zale, J.,M., Belknap, W.R. 2013. GUS expression driven by constitutive and vascular specific promoters in citrus hybrid US-802. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology Plants. 49:255-265.
New USDA rootstocks for better disease tolerance and fruit productivity - (Book / Chapter)
Bowman, K.D. 2013. New USDA rootstocks for better disease tolerance and fruit productivity [abstract]. Florida Citrus Show, January 23, 2013, Fort Pierce, Florida
Screening antimicrobial peptides in-vitro for use in developing transgenic citrus resistant to huanglongbing and citrus canker - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stover, E., Stange, R.R., McCollum, T.G., Jaynes, J., Irey, M., Mirkov, E. 2013. Screening antimicrobial peptides in-vitro for use in developing transgenic citrus resistant to huanglongbing and citrus canker. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 138:142-148.
Small RNA profiling reveals phosphorus deficiency as a contributing factor in symptom expression for Citrus Huanglongbing Disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, H., Sun, R., Albrecht, U., Padmanabhan, C., Wang, A., Coffey, M.D., Girke, T., Wang, Z., Close, T.J., Roose, M., Yokomi, R.K., Folimonova, S., Vidalakis, G., Rouse, R., Bowman, K.D., Jin, H. 2013. Small RNA profiling reveals phosphorus deficiency as a contributing factor in symptom expression for Citrus Huanglongbing Disease. Molecular Plant. 6(2):301-310.
HLB resistance and tolerance in citrus scion development at the US Horticultural Research Laboratory - (Abstract Only)
Stover, E.W., Mccollum, T.G. 2013. HLB resistance and tolerance in citrus scion development at the US Horticultural Research Laboratory [abstract]. Florida Citrus Show, January 23-24, 2013, Ft. Pierce, FL.
Huanglongbing resistance and tolerance in citrus - (Proceedings)
Stover, E., McCollum, G., Driggers, R., Duan, Y., Shatters, R., Ritenour, M., Hall, D.G., Chaparro, J. 2013. Huanglongbing resistance and tolerance in citrus. In: Proceedings of the International Research Conference on Huanglongbing, p. 10.1, February 4-8, 2013, Orlando, Florida. Available: http://irchlb.org/files/74c98989-2bd2-4222-b.pdf
Outcome driven discussion: Model systems for studying HLB - (Proceedings)
Stover, E.W. 2012. Outcome driven discussion: Model systems for studying HLB. Citrus Health Research Forum, August 27-30,2012, Ft. Collins, Colorado, Available: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/plant_health/cphst/meetings/CitrusHealthResearch/downloads/Useofmodelsystems.pdf
IMPACTS OF ALTERNATIVE CROPPING SYSTEMS ON FRUIT QUALITY: OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH - (Proceedings)
Mccollum, T.G., Rosskopf, E.N., Burelle, N.K., Bausher, M.G., Butler, D. 2012. IMPACTS OF ALTERNATIVE CROPPING SYSTEMS ON FRUIT QUALITY: OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 125:295-299.
Conventional and transgenic resistance/tolerance to Huanglongbing in citrus - (Abstract Only)
(01-Sep-12)
Tolerance of trifoliate citrus rootstock hybrids to Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Albrecht, U., Bowman, K.D. 2012. Tolerance of trifoliate citrus hybrids to Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus. Scientia Horticulturae. 147:71-80.
Under severe citrus canker and HLB (Huanglongbing) pressure, Triumph and Jackson perform better than Flame and Marsh grapefruit - (Abstract Only)
(23-Aug-12)
Resistance and tolerance to huanglongbing in citrus - (Abstract Only)
(31-Jul-12)
Under severe HLB and citrus canker pressure, 'Triumph' and 'Jackson' perform better than 'Flame' and 'Marsh' grapefruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stover, E., McCollum, G., Chaparro, J., Ritenour, M. 2013. Under severe HLB and citrus canker pressure, Triumph and Jackson perform better than Flame and Marsh grapefruit. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society. 125:40-46.
Quantification of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in plant extracts – from Ct to biologically meaningful units - (Abstract Only)
(09-Apr-12)
Impacts of Alternative Cropping Systems on Fruit Quality: Opportunities for Collaborative Research - (Abstract Only)
(15-Mar-12)
Gibberellic acid (GA3) effects on late season grapefruit peel oil composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petracek, P.D., Sun, D., Dou, H., Stover, E.W. 2012. Gibberellic acid (GA3) effects on late season grapefruit peel oil composition. In: Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Plant Growth Regulation Society of America. 38:108-116.
Influence of rootstock variety on huanglongbing disease development in field-grown sweet orange (Citrus sinensis L.) osbeck trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Albrecht, U., Mccollum, T.G., Bowman, K.D. 2012. Influence of rootstock variety on huanglongbing disease development in field-grown sweet orange (Citrus sinensis L.) osbeck trees. Scientia Horticulturae. 138:210-220.
NAA thinning of ‘W. Murcott’ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Atwood, R., Faryna, N., Stover, E. 2012. NAA thinning of ‘W. Murcott’. In: Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society. 124:76-78.
Winter-injury following horticultural treatments to overcome juvenility in citrus seedlings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stover, E., Bowman, K., Chaires, P. 2012. Winter-injury following horticultural treatments to overcome juvenility in citrus seedings. In: Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society. 124:95-100.
In vitro shoot growth of Brugmansia x candida Pers. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niedz, R.P., Evens, T.J., Hyndman, S., Adkins, S., Chellemi, D.O. 2011. In vitro shoot growth of Brugmansia x candida Pers. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants. DOl: 10.1007/s12298-011-0100-8.
Transcriptional response of susceptible and tolerant citrus to infection with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Albrecht, U., Bowman, K.D. 2011. Transcriptional response of susceptible and tolerant citrus to infection with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus. Plant Science. 185-186:118-130.
Incidence and severity of huanglongbing and Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus titer among field-infected citrus cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stover, E., McCollum, G. 2011. Incidence and severity of huanglongbing and Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus titer among field-infected citrus cultivars. HortScience. 46:1344-1348.
'US Early Pride', a very low-seeded, early-maturing mandarin hybrid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(21-Jul-11)
Phylogeny of Pistacia (Ancardiaceae) based on chloroplast DNA non-coding spacer sequences - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Syouf, M.Q., Aradhya, M.K., Koehmstedt, A.M., Velasco, D., Stover, E. 2012. Phylogeny of Pistacia (Ancardiaceae) based on chloroplast DNA non-coding spacer sequences. Acta Horticulturae. 948:113-119.
Mixture Screening and Mixture-Amount Designs to Determine Plant Growth Regulator Effects on Shoot Regeneration from Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi Macf.) Epicotyls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(14-Jun-11)
Levels of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and Xanthomonas citri in diverse citrus genotypes and relevance to potential transmission from pollinations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stover, E.W., McCollum, T.G. 2011. Levels of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and Xanthomonas citri in diverse citrus genotypes and relevance to potential transmission from pollinations. HortScience. 46(6):854-857.
Rootstocks affect tree growth, yield, and juice quality of 'Marsh' grapefruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castle, W.S., Bowman, K.D., Baldwin, J.C., Grosser, J.W., Gmitter, Jr., F.G. 2011. Rootstocks affect tree growth, yield, and juice quality of 'Marsh' grapefruit. HortScience. 46(6):841-848.
First steps towards rescuing Las-infected citrus germplasm - (Proceedings)
McCollum, T.G., Stover, E.W. 2013. First steps towards rescuing Las-infected citrus germplasm. International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. In: Proceedings of the Internatinal Research Conference on Huanglongbing, January 11-14, 2011, Orlando, Florida. p. 5.
Evaluation of Liberibacter titer in field-infected trifoliate cultivars: Preliminary evidence for HLB (huanglongbing) resistance - (Proceedings)
Stover, E., Shatters, R., McCollum, G., Hall, D., and Duan, Y-P. 2011. Evaluation of Liberibacter titer in field-infected trifoliate cultivars: Preliminary evidence for HLB (hunglongbing)resistance. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 123:115-117.
Bud emergence and shoot growth from mature citrus nodal segments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hert, M.M., Evens, T.J., McCollum, T.G., Niedz, R.P. 2011. Bud emergence and shoot growth from mature citrus nodal segments. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 106(1):81-91.
Tolerance of the trifoliate citrus hybrid US-897 (Citrus reticulata Blanco x Poncirus trifoliata L. Raf.) to Huanglongbing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Albrecht, U., Bowman, K.D. 2011. Tolerance of the trifoliate citrus hybrid US-897 (Citrus reticulata Blanco x Poncirus trifoliata L. Raf.) to Huanglongbing. HortScience. 46(1):16-22.
The effects of benzyladenine and meta-topolin on in vitro shoot regeneration of sweet orange. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niedz, R.P., Evens, T.J. 2011. The effects of benzyladenine and meta-topolin on in vitro shoot regeneration of sweet orange. ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science. 6:64-73.
Notice to fruit growers and nurserymen relative to the naming and release of the US-942 citrus roostock - (Other)
(22-Sep-10)
Breeding citrus for HLB resistance at the USDA/ARS U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory, Ft. Pierce, Florida - (Proceedings)
Stover, E., Bowman, K., McCollum, T., Niedz, R., Shatters, R.G. Jr., Hall, D. 2010. Breeding citrus for HLB resistance at the USDA/ARS U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory, Ft. Pierce, Florida. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) Conference on HLB, July 20, 2010, Merida, Mexico. Available: http://www.nappo.org/en/?sv=&category=Panel%20Docuents&title=Symposiums%20and%20Presentations
Design of field experiments: influence of treatment response relative to standard deviation and covariate characteristics on efficient blocking strategy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stover, E.W., Portier, K. 2011. Design of field experiments: influence of treatment response relative to standard deviation and covariate characteristics on efficient blocking strategy. Journal of American Pomological Society. 65:2-16.
Temperature conditioning alters transcript abundance of genes related to chilling stress in 'Marsh' grapefruit flavedo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maul, D.P., Mccollum, T.G., Guy, C.L., Porat, R. 2011. Temperature conditioning alters transcript abundance of genes related to chilling stress in 'Marsh' grapefruit flavedo. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 60:177-185.
Developing Transgenic Citrus for Resistance to Huanglongbing and Citrus Canker - (Abstract Only)
(10-Jun-10)
Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas)Titer in Poncirus trifoliata and P. trifoliata Hybrids: Inferences on Components of HLB Tolerance - (Abstract Only)
(10-Jun-10)
Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas)titer in field HLB-exposed commercial citrus cultivars - (Proceedings)
Stover, E., McCollum, G., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G., Duan, Y. 2011. Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas)titer in field HLB-exposed commercial citrus cultivars. [abstract]. 2nd International Research on Huanglongbing. 11.10, p. 277.
Register of new fruit and nut cultivars list 45 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bowman, K.D., McCollum, T.G., Stover, E.W., Kahn, T.L., Roose, M.L., Krueger, R.R., Wright, G.C. 2010. Citrus. In: J.R. Clarke and Finn and C.E. Finn, eds. Register of new fruit and nut cultivars List 45. HortScience. 45:716-756.
Maturity and Postharvest Performance of US Early Pride Seedless Mandarins - (Popular Publication)
Mccollum, T.G. 2010. Maturity and Postharvest Performance of US Early Pride Seedless Mandarins. Florida Grower. 103(5):22-23.
Taking stock - (Trade Journal)
Bowman, K.D. 2010. Taking stock. Florida Grower. 103:14-15.
HLB/ACP Resistance or Tolerance in Non-transgenic Citrus Scion Varieties: Potential Commercial Significance - (Abstract Only)
(22-Mar-10)
Genetic structure and differentiation in cultivated fig (Ficus carica L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aradhya, M.K., Stover, E.W., Velasco, D., Koehmstedt, A. 2010. Genetic structure and differentiation in cultivated fig (Ficus carica L.). Genetica. 138:681-694
The effects of benzyladenine and meta-topolin on in vitro shoot regeneration of a citrus citrandarin rootstock. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niedz, R.P., Evens, T.J. 2010. The effects of benzyladenine and meta-topolin on in vitro shoot regeneration of a citrus citrandarin rootstock. Research Journal of Agricultural & Biological Sciences. 6:45-53.
Development of a qPCR technique to screen for resistance to Asiatic citrus canker - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mccollum, G., Stange, R., Albrecht, U., Bowman, K., Niedz, R., Stover, E. 2011. Development of a qPCR technique to screen for resistance to Asiatic citrus canker. Acta Horticulturae. 892:173-182.
Citrus production systems to survive greening – horticultural practices - (Proceedings)
Morgan, K., Schumann, A., Castle, W., Stover, E.W., Spyke, P., Kadayampakeni, P., Roka, F.M., Muraro, R., Morris, R.A. 2010. Citrus production systems to survive greening – horticultural practices. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 122:114-122
Effect of Agrobacterium culture and inoculation density on transformation efficiency of a citrange (Citrus reticulata x Poncirus trifoliata). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niedz, R.P., Evens, T.J. 2010. Effect of Agrobacterium culture and inoculation density on transformation efficiency of a citrange (Citrus reticulata x Poncirus trifoliata). Journal of Forestry and Horticulture. 2(3):30-37.
Transcriptome Analysis of Early Fruit Development in Three Seedy Citrus Genotypes and Their Seedless Mutants - (Abstract Only)
(30-Oct-09)
Citrus production systems to survive greening: economic thresholds. - (Proceedings)
Roka, F., Muraro, R., Morris, R.A., Spyke, P., Morgan, K., Schumann, A., Castle, W., Stover, E.W. 2010. Citrus production systems to survive greening: economic thresholds. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 122:122-126
Genetic resources for table grapes in the National Plant Germplasm System - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stover, E., Aradhya, M., Dangl, G., Simon, C., Prins, B. 2010. Genetic resources for table grapes in the National Plant Germplasm System. Journal of American Pomological Society. 64:66-71.
Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and Huanglongbing effects on citrus seeds and seedlings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Albrecht, U., Bowman, K.D. 2009. Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and Huanglongbing effects on citrus seeds and seedlings. HortScience. 44:1967:1973.
Transcriptional responses and carbohydrate metabolism of citrus infected with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, the causal agent of Huanglongbing in Florida - (Proceedings)
Albrecht, U., Bowman, K.D. 2010. Transcriptional responses and carbohydrate metabolism of citrus infected with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, the causal agent of Huanglongbing in Florida. International Citrus Congress Proceedings. 2:1008-1015.
Investigations into the origin of 'Norton' grape using SSR markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stover, E.W., Dangl, G., Yang, J., Bautista, J.C., Aradhya, M.K. 2010. Investigations into the origin of 'Norton' grape using SSR markers. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 122:19-24.
US SEEDLESS PINEAPPLE ORANGE - (Germplasm Release)
(20-Jul-09)
US EARLY PRIDE - (Germplasm Release)
(16-Jun-09)
Calcium-alginate hydrogel swelling models are not pH-dependent. - (Other)
Niedz, R.P., Evens, T.J. 2009. Calcium-alginate hydrogel swelling models are not pH-dependent. Chemical Engineering Science. 64:1907
The effects of nitrogen and potassium nutrition on the growth of nonembryogenic and embryogenic tissue of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niedz, R.P., Evens, T.J. 2008. The effects of nitrogen and potassium nutrition on the growth of nonembryogenic and embryogenic tissue of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck). Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 8:126. doi:10.1186/1471-2229-8-126
Ampelographic and DNA characterization of local grapevine accessions of the Tuscia area (Latium,Italy) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muganu, M., Dangl, G., Aradhya, M., Frediani, M., Scossa, A., Stover, E. 2009. Ampelographic and DNA characterization of local grapevine accessions of the Tuscia area (Latium, Italy). American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. 60:110-115.
PCR screening for Xylella fastidiosa in grape genebank accessions collected in the Southeast US. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stover, E.W., Riaz, S., Walker, M. 2008. Pcr screening for xylella fastidiosa in grape genebank accessions collected in the Southeast US. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture.59:437-439.
The citrus grove of the future and its implications for huanglongbing management - (Proceedings)
Stover, E., Castle, W.S., Spyke, P. 2009. The citrus grove of the future and its implications for hunaglongbing management. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society. 121:155-159.
Comparison of three new citrus rootstocks from USDA: US-802, US-812, and US-897 - (Proceedings)
Bowman, K.D., Albrecht, U., Mccollum, T.G. 2008. Comparison of three new citrus rootstocks from USDA: US-802, US-812, and US-897. Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture from the 11th Citrus Congress in Wuhan, China. China Agriculture Press. P. 198-199.
Citrus scion breeding at the USDA/ARS U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory - (Proceedings)
Stover, E.W., McCollum, T.G., Niedz, R.P., Bowman, K.D. 2008. Citrus scion breeding at the USDA/ARS U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory. In: Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture. 1:50-54.
Regulating NH4+, N0-, and K+ concentration and proportions improves in vitro tissue growth. - (Abstract Only)
Niedz, R.P., Evens, T.J. 2008. Regulating NH4+, N0-, and K+ concentration and proportions improves in vitro tissue growth. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology. 44:S72
Release of hairless kiwifruit ‘Eldorado’ and ‘Nugget’, and ‘Early Bird’ pollinizer for further evaluation. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryugo, K., Stover, E.W. 2008. Release of hairless kiwifruit ‘Eldorado’ and ‘Nugget’, and ‘Early Bird’ pollinizer for further evaluation.. Journal of American Pomological Society. 62:137-138.
Guava SSR analysis: Diversity assessment and similarity to accessions associated with reducing citrus greening in Vietnam - (Abstract Only)
Stover, E.W., Gottwald, T.R., Hall, D.G., Aradhya, M.K., Zee, F.T., Crane, J. 2008. Guava SSR analysis: Diversity assessment and similarity to accessions associated with reducing citrus greening in Vietnam. HortScience. 43:1119.
Considering the citrus grove of the future - (Abstract Only)
Stover, E.W., Castle, W.S. 2008. Considering the citrus grove of the future. Florida State Horticultural Society Meeting. p.14
Use of Genetic Markers to Assess Pedigrees of Grape Cultivars and Breeding Program Selections - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bautista, J., Dangl, G., Yang, J., Reisch, B., Stover, E.W. 2008. Use of Genetic Markers to Assess Pedigrees of Grape Cultivars and Breeding Program Selections. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. 59:248-254.
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