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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genetic Enhancement of Lettuce, Spinach, Melon, and Related Species

Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research

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

Red leaf lettuce breeding line with resistance to corky root, 06-810 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(07-Nov-14)
Semi-high throughput screening for drought-tolerance in Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(30-Sep-14)
Characterization and performance of 16 new inbred lines of lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simko, I., Hayes, R.J., Bull, C.T., Mou, B., Luo, Y., Trent, M.A., Atallah, A.J., Ryder, E.J., Sideman, R.G. 2014. Characterization and performance of 16 new inbred lines of lettuce. HortScience. 49:679-687.
Notice of release of iceberg, romaine, and leaf lettuce breeding lines with improved disease resistance - (Germplasm Registration)
Simko, I., Hayes, R.J. 2014. Notice of release of iceberg, romaine, and leaf lettuce breeding lines with improved disease resistance. Germplasm Release. Available: http://calgreens.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/USDA-Releases-Sixteen-New-Breeding-LInes-of-Lettuce1.pdf.
Diversity among melon (Cucumis melo L.) landraces from the Indo-Gangetic plains of India and their genetic relationship with U.S.A. melon cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, A.A., Vashisht, V.K., Singh, K., Sharma, A., Singh, D.K., Singh, H., Monforte, A.J., McCreight, J.D., Dhillon, N.P. 2014. Diversity among melon (Cucumis melo L.) landraces from the Indo-Gangetic plains of India and their genetic relationship with U.S.A. melon cultivars. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. DOI: 10.1007/s10722-014-0101-x.
QTL mapping, association mapping and marker assisted breeding in lettuce - (Proceedings)
Simko, I. 2014. QTL mapping, association mapping and marker assisted breeding in lettuce. American Seed Trade Association Conference, January 23-27, 2014, Monterey, California. Available: http://biodiagnostics.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Dr.-Simko-ASTA-on-Lettuce-breeding-strategies-2014.pdf.
Development of a high-density intra-specific linkage map of lettuce using genotyping by sequencing (GBS) - (Proceedings)
Galeano, C.H., Froenicke, L., Duitama, J., Kozik, A., Reyes-Chin-Wo, S., Simko, I., Hayes, R.J., Michelmore, R. 2014. Development of a high-density intra-specific linkage map of lettuce using genotyping by sequencing (GBS). Plant and Animal Genome XXII Conference, January 11-15, 2014, San Diego, California. P686.
Baby leaf lettuce germplasm enhancement: developing diverse populations with resistance to bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hayes, R.J., Trent, M.A., Mou, B., Simko, I., Gebben, S.J., Bull, C.T. 2014. Baby leaf lettuce germplasm enhancement: developing diverse populations with resistance to bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vitians. HortScience. 49:18–24.
Identification of QTLs conferring resistance to downy mildew in legacy cultivars of lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simko, I., Atallah, A.J., Ochoa, O., Antonise, R., Galeano, C., Truco, M.J., Michelmore, R. 2013. Identification of QTLs conferring resistance to downy mildew in legacy cultivars of lettuce. Scientific Reports. DOI:10.1038/srep02875.
Last Modified: 12/25/2014
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