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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genetic Characterization, Genetic Improvement, and Best Horticultural Management Practices for Subtropical/tropical Ornamental Germplasm

Location: Subtropical Horticulture Research

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

Can a botanic garden cycad collection capture the genetic diversity in a wild population? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Griffith, M.P., Calonje, M., Meerow, A.W., Tut, F., Kramer, A.T., Hird, A., Magellan, T.M., Husby, C.E. 2015. Can a botanic garden cycad collection capture the genetic diversity in a wild population?. International Journal of Plant Science. 176:1-10.
Two new species of endemic Ecuadorean Amaryllidaceae (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae: Amarylloideae: Eucharideae - (Review Article)
Meerow, A.W.,Jost and N. Oleas 2015. Two new species of endemic Ecuadorean Amaryllidaceae (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae: Amarylloideae: Eucharideae. Review Article. PhytoKeys 48: 1-9.
Plant Conservation Challenges in the Bahama Archipelago - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carey, E., Gape, L., Knowles, L., Knowles, D., Vincent, M., Freid, E., Jestrow, B., Griffith, P., Calonje, M., Meerow, A.W., Stevenson, D. 2015. Plant Conservation Challenges in the Bahama Archipelago. Botanical Review. 80(3):265-282. DOI: 10.1007/s12229-014-9140-4.
The transfer of the genus Lytocaryum to Syagrus - (Other)
Meerow, A.W., Noblick, L. 2015. The transfer of the genus Lytocaryum to Syagrus. Review Article. The transfer of the genus Lytocaryum to Syagrus. Palms 59: 57-62..
Genetic diversity and differentiation of Pseudophoenix (Arecaceae) in Hispaniola - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Pena, R., Jestrow, B., Meerow, A.W., Chase, T., Jimenez-Rodriguez, F., Griffith, P., Santiago-Valentin, F., Sustache-Sustache, J., Fransisco-Ortega, J. 2015. Genetic diversity and differentiation of Pseudophoenix (Arecaceae) in Hispaniola. Review Article. 176:469-485.
When species trees collide: phylogeny and historical biogeography of the cocosoid palms (Arecaceae, Arecoideae, Cocoseae) inferred from sequences of six WRKY gene family loci - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meerow, A.W., Noblick, L., Salas-Leiva, D.E., Sanchez, V., Francisco-Ortega, J., Jestrow, B., Nakamura, K. 2015. When species trees collide: phylogeny and historical biogeography of the cocosoid palms (Arecaceae, Arecoideae, Cocoseae) inferred from sequences of six WRKY gene family loci. Cladistics. DOI: 10.1111/cla.12100.
The effects of control release fertilizer (CRF) on palm growth - (Abstract Only)
(31-Jul-14)
Exploration of reticulate evolution in Amaryllidaceae tribe Hippeastreae (Asparagales) using sequence capture and NGS of low-copy nuclear markers - (Abstract Only)
(31-Jul-14)
Contrasting andean geodynamics drive evolution of lowland taxa in western Amazonia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roncal, J., Couderc, M., Baby, P., Kahn, F., Millan, B., Meerow, A.W., Pintaud, J. 2015. Contrasting andean geodynamics drive evolution of lowland taxa in western Amazonia. Journal of Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12518.
The Florida Series of Hybrid Amaryllis: Five New Hippeastrum Cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meerow, A.W. 2014. The Florida Series of Hybrid Amaryllis: Five New Hippeastrum Cultivars. HortScience. 49:1102–1107.
Conservation and genetics of two critically endangered Hispaniolan palms-genetic erosion of Pseudophoenix lediniana in contrast to P. ekmanii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Pena, R.A., Jestrow, B., Cinea, W., Veloz, A., Jimenez-Rodriguez, F., Garcia, R., Meerow, A.W., Griffith, P., Maunder, M., Francisco-Ortega, J. 2014. Conservation and genetics of two critically endangered Hispaniolan palms-genetic erosion of Pseudophoenix lediniana in contrast to P. ekmanii. Plant Systematics and Evolution. 300: 2019-2027..
Conserved genetic regions across angiosperms as tools to develop single-copy nuclear markers in gymnosperms: an example using cycads - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salas-Leiva, D., Meerow, A.W., Francisco-Ortega, J., Calonje, M., Griffith, P.M., Stevenson, D.W., Nakamura, K. 2014. Conserved genetic regions across angiosperms as tools to develop single-copy nuclear markers in gymnosperms: an example using cycads. Molecular Ecology Resources. 14:831-845.
Molecular Systematics of Threatened Seed Plant Species Endemic in the Caribbean Islands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oleas, N., Jestrow, B., Calonje, M., Peguero, B., Jiménez, F., Rodríguez-Peña, R., Oviedo, R., Santiago-Valentín, E., Meerow, A.W., Abdo, M., Maunder, M., Griffith, P., Francisco-Ortega, J. 2013. Molecular Systematics of Threatened Seed Plant Species Endemic in the Caribbean Islands. Botanical Review. DOI: doi:10.1007/s12229-013-9130-y.
What is the Conservation Value of a Plant in a Botanic Garden? Using Indicators to Improve Management of Ex Situ Collections - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cibrian-Jaramillo, A., Hird, A., Oleas, N., Ma, H., Meerow, A.W., Francisco-Ortega, J., Griffith, P.M. 2013. What is the Conservation Value of a Plant in a Botanic Garden? Using Indicators to Improve Management of Ex Situ Collections. Botanical Review. DOI 10.1007/s12229-013-9120-0.
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