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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: STONE FRUIT BREEDING AND DEVELOPMENT Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

GulfSnow Peach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beckman, T.G., Chaparro, J.X., Conner, P.J. 2013. GulfSnow Peach. HortScience. 48:126-127.
Mapping quantitative trait loci associated with resistance to bacterial spot (Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni) in peach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, N., Reighard, G., Ritchie, D., Okie, W., Gasic, K. 2013. Mapping quantitative trait loci associated with resistance to bacterial spot (Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni) in peach. Tree Genetics and Genomes. 9:573-586.
Detection of seed dormancy QTL in three F2 families of peach (Prunus persica) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baker, K.M., Chaparro, J.X., Beckman, T.G. 2013. Detection of seed dormancy QTL in three F2 families of peach (Prunus persica). Tree Genetics and Genomes. 9(3):659-668.
Notice to fruit growers and nurserymen relative to the naming and release of GulfSnow peach - (Germplasm Registration)
Beckman, T.G., J.X. Chaparro and P.J. Conner. 2012. Notice to Fruit Growers and Nurserymen Relative to the Naming and Release of ‘GulfSnow’ peach. USDA-ARS Cultivar Release.
Brooks and olmo list 46, Prunus rootstocks - (Review Article)
(13-Apr-12)
Development and validation of standard area diagrams to aide assessment of pecan scab symptoms on pecan fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yadav, N.S., De Vos, S.M., Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W. 2013. Development and validation of standard area diagrams to aide assessment of pecan scab symptoms on pecan fruit. Plant Pathology. 62:325-335. 2013.
MP-29, a clonal interspecific hybrid rootstock for peach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beckman, T.G., Chaparro, J.X., Sherman, W.B. 2012. MP-29, a clonal interspecific hybrid rootstock for peach. HortScience. 47(1):128-131.
Progress in developing Armillaria resistant rootstocks for use with peach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beckman, T.G. 2011. Progress in developing Armillaria resistant rootstocks for use with peach. Acta Horticulturae. 903:215-220.
Performance of Prunus rootstocks in the 2001 NC-140 peach trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reighard, G.L., Beckman, T.G., Belding, R., Black, B., Cline, J., Cowgill, W., Godin, R., Johnson, R.S., Kamas, J., Kaps, M., Larsen, H., Lindstrom, T., Ouellette, D., Pokharel, R., Stein, L., Taylor, K., Walsh, C., Ward, D., Whiting, M. 2011. Performance of Prunus rootstocks in the 2001 NC-140 peach trial. Acta Horticulturae. 903:463-468.
Increasing chilling reduces heat requirement for floral budbreak in peach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Okie, W.R., Blackburn, B. 2011. Increasing chilling reduces heat requirement for floral budbreak in peach. HortScience. 46:245-252.
Six-year performance of 14 Prunus rootstocks at 11 sites in the 2001 NC-140 peach trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reighard, G.L., Beckman, T.G., Belding, R., Black, B., Byers, P., Cline, J., Cowgill, W., Godin, R., Johnson, R.S., Kamas, J. 2011. Six-year performance of 14 Prunus rootstocks at 11 sites in the 2001 NC-140 peach trial. Journal of American Pomological Society. 65:26-41.
Interactive effects of light and chilling on peach flower and leaf budbreak - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Okie, W.R., Blackburn, B. 2011. Interactive effects of light and chilling on peach flower and leaf budbreak. HortScience. 46(7):1056-1062.
Molecular characterization of peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] germplasm in the United States using microsatellite markers - (Abstract Only)
Viji, G., Harris, D.L., Zhang, D., Okie, W.R., Yadav, A.K. 2010. Molecular characterization of peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] germplasm in the United States using microsatellite markers [abstract]. Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants. 45(8):S304.
Diversity of low chill peaches from Asia, Brasil, Europe and the USA - (Abstract Only)
Anderson, N., Byrne, D.H., Castro, C., Carmo Bassola Raseira, M., Boonprakob, U., Wang, L., Okie, W.R. 2010. Diversity of low chill peaches from Asia, Brasil, Europe and the USA [abstract]. HortScience. 45(8):S53.
Construction of a genetic linkage map for identification of molecular markers associated with resistance to Xanthomonas arboriciola pv. pruni in peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] - (Abstract Only)
Yang, N., Richard, G.L., Richie, D., Okie, W.R., Gasic, K. 2010. Construction of a genetic linkage map for identification of molecular markers associated with resistance to Xanthomonas arboriciola pv. pruni in peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch][abstract]. HortScience. 45(8):S304.
Brooks and Olmo List 45, Prunus Rootstocks - (Review Article)
Beckman, T.G. 2010. Prunus Rootstocks. In: Clark, J.R. Finn, C.E., editors. Brooks and Elmo List 45. HortScience. 45(5):716, 739, 746.
Localization, characterization and candidate gene discovery for genes controlling dormancy, chilling requirement, bloom time, and heat requirement in Prunus species. - (Abstract Only)
Fan, S., Olukolu, B., Bielenberg, D., Holland, D., Zhebentyayeva, T., Okie, W.R., Reighard, G., Abbott, A. 2010. Localization, characterization and candidate gene discovery for genes controlling dormancy, chilling requirement, bloom time, and heat requirement in Prunus species [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XVIII Conference. p. W260.
Mapping quantitative trait loci associated with chilling requirement, heat requirement and bloom date in peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, S., Bielenberg, D., Zhebentyayeva, T., Reighard, G.L., Okie, W.R., Holland, D., Abbott, A. 2010. Mapping quantitative trait loci associated with chilling requirement, heat requirement and bloom date in peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch]. New Phytologist. 185(4):917-930.
Increasing foliar Zn:Ni or Cu:Ni concentration ratios increase severity of nickel deficiency symptoms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2010. Increasing foliar Zn:Ni or Cu:Ni concentration ratios increase severity of nickel deficiency symptoms. Acta Horticulturae. 868:163-169.
Abundance and consumption rate of glassy-winged sharpshooter (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) on peaches and plums - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, P.C., Mizell, III, R.F., Brodbeck, B.V., Beckman, T.G., Krewer, G. 2008. Abundance and consumption rate of glassy-winged sharpshooter (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) on peaches and plums. Journal of Entomological Science. 43(4):394-407.
Inhibition of growth and induction of differentiation of colon cancer cells by peach and plum phenolic compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lea, M.A., Ibeh, C., Desbordes, C., Vizzotto, M., Cisneros-Zevallos, L., Byrne, D.H., Okie, W.R., Moyer, M.P. 2008. Inhibition of growth and induction of differentiation of colon cancer cells by peach and plum phenolic compounds. Anticancer Research. 28(4B):2067-2076.
Molecular mechanisms involved in the inhibition of MDA-MB-435 breast cancer cells by phenolic acids from the red-flesh peach BY00P6653 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Noratto, G., Cisneros-Zevallos, L., Byrne, D.H., Okie, W.R., Porter, W. 2009. Molecular mechanisms involved in the inhibition of MDA-MB-435 breast cancer cells by phenolic acids from the red-flesh peach BY00P6653. Acta Horticulturae. 841:67-72.
Detection of vegetative bud dormancy QTL in peach - (Abstract Only)
Chaparro, J.X., Beckman, T.G. 2008. Detection of vegetative bud dormancy QTL in peach [abstract]. HortScience. 43(4):1269.
Plums in temperate fruit crop breeding - (Book / Chapter)
Okie, W.R., Hancock, J.F. 2008. Plums. In: Hancock, J.F., editor. Temperate Fruit Crop Breeding. New York, NY:Springer. p. 337-358.
Foliar boron and nickel applications reduce water-stage fruit-split of pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, L., Wood, B.W. 2008. Foliar boron and nickel applications reduce water-stage fruit-split of pecan. HortScience. 43(5):1437-1440.
Nectarine; peach - (Review Article)
Okie, W.R. 2008. Nectarine; peach. In: Finn, C.E., Clark, J.R., editors. Register of new fruit and nut cultivars. List 44. HortScience. 43(5):1321-1343.
Prunus rootstocks - (Review Article)
Beckman, T.G. 2008. Prunus rootstocks. In: Finn, C.E., Clark, J.R., editors. Register of new fruit and nut cultivars. List 44. HortScience. 43(5):1321-1343.
'Sharpe', a new Armillaria resistant rootstock for peach - (Proceedings)
Beckman, T.G., Chaparro, J.X., Sherman, W.B. 2008. 'Sharpe', a new Armillaria resistant rootstock for peach. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Peach Convention. January 11-13, 2008, Savannah, Georgia. p. 1-2.
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