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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: PHYSIOLOGICAL AND GENETIC BASIS OF POSTHARVEST QUALITY, DISEASE CONTROL, AND PHYTONUTRIENT CONTENT OF WATERMELONS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

A reliable methodology for quantitative extraction of fruit and vegetable physiological amino acids and their subsequent analysis with commonly available HPLC systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(03-May-12)
Cucurbit host range of Myrothecium roridum isolates from watermelon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fish, W.W., Bruton, B.D., Popham, T.W. 2012. Cucurbit host range of Myrothecium roridum isolates from watermelon. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 3:353-359.
Myrothecium roridum leaf spot and stem canker on watermelon in the southern Great Plains: Possible factors for its outbreak - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruton, B.D., Fish, W.W. 2012. Myrothecium roridum leaf spot and stem canker on watermelon in the southern Great Plains: Possible factors for its outbreak. Plant Health Progress. Available: doi:10.1094/PHP-2012-0130-01-BR.
First report of the cucurbit yellow vine disease caused by Serratia marcescens in watermelon and yellow squash in Alabama - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sikora, E.J., Bruton, B.D., Wayandande, A.C., Fletcher, J. 2012. First report of the cucurbit yellow vine disease caused by Serratia marcescens in watermelon and yellow squash in Alabama. Plant Disease. 96(5):761.
L-citrulline levels in watermelon cultigens tested in two environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, A.R., Webber III, C.L., Fish, W.W., Wehner, T., King, S., Perkins-Veazie, P. 2012. L-citrulline levels in watermelon cultigens tested in two environments. HortScience. 46(12):1572-1575.
Refinements of the attending equations for several spectral methods that provide improved quantification of B-carotene and/or lycopene in selected foods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fish, W.W. 2012. Refinements of the attending equations for several spectral methods that provide improved quantification of B-carotene and/or lycopene in selected foods. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 66:16-22.
Sources of resistance to race 2WF powdery mildew in U.S. watermelon plant introductions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, H., Guo, S., Gong, G., Ren, Y., Davis, A.R., Yong, X. 2011. Sources of resistance to race 2WF powdery mildew in U.S. watermelon plant introductions. HortScience. 46(10):1349-1352.
Last Modified: 11/26/2014
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