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Mallikarjuna Aradhya
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USDA National Clonal Germplasm Repository

One Shields Avenue, UCD

Davis, CA95616-8683


USDA National Clonal Germplasm Repository

Straloch Road, UCD

Davis, CA 95616




Ph.D. Botany (Ecology and Population Genetics), University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1992

M.Sc. Genetics and Plant Breeding, University of Agricultural Sciences, India, 1978

B.Sc. Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, 1973





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Aradhya, M.K. Potter, D., Gao, F. and Simon, C.J. 2006. Molecular phylogeny ofJuglans (Juglandaceae): A biogeographic perspective.  Tree Genetics and Genomes (Accepted in Tree Genetics and Genomics).


Arroyo-Garc?a, R., Ruiz-Garc?a, L., Bolling, L., Ocete, R., L?pez, M.A., Arnold, C., Ergul, A., S?ylemezo?Lu, G., Uzun, H.I., Cabello, F., Ib??ez, J., Aradhya, M.K., Atanassov, A., Atanassov, I., Balint, S., Cenis, J.L., Costantini, L., Gorislavets, S., Grando, M.S., Klein, B.Y., Mcgovern, P.E., Merdinoglu, D., Pejic, I., Pelsy, F., Primikirios, N., Risovannaya, V., Roubelakis-Angelakis, K.A., Snoussi, H., Sotiri, P., Tamhankar, S., This, P., Troshin, L., Malpica, J.M., Lefort, F., Martinez-Zapater, J.M.  2006. Multiple origins of cultivated grapevine (Vitis vinifera L. ssp. sativa) based on chloroplast DNA polymorphisms. Molecular Ecology 15: 3707-3714.


Aradhya, M.K.. Potter, D. and, Simon, C.J. 2006. Origin, evolution, and biogeography of Juglans: a phylogenetic perspective.Acta Horticulturae 705: 85-94.


Bhat, R. G., Colowit, P. M., Tai, T. H., Aradhya, M. K., and Browne, G. T.  2006.  Genetic and pathogenic variability in Phytophthoracactorum affecting fruit and nut crops in California.  Plant Disease, 90: 161-169.


Dangl, G.S., Woeste, K., Aradhya, K.M., Koehmsted, A., Simon, C.J., Potter, D., Leslie, C.A. and McGranahan, G. 2005. Characterization of 14 microsatellite markers for genetic analysis and cultivar identification of walnut.J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., 130: 348-354.


Aradhya, K.M., Potter, D. Gao, F. and Simon, C.J. 2005. Cladistic biogeography of Juglans (Juglandaceae) based on chloroplast DNA intergenic spacer sequences.  P. 143-170. In: Motley, T.J., Zerega, N. and Cross, H. (eds). Darwin's harvest - New approaches to the origin, evolution, and conservation of crops.  ColumbiaUniversity Press, New York.


Aradhya, K.M., Weeks, C. and Simon, C.J. 2004. Molecular characterization of diversity and relationships within and among seven cultivated species of Prunus.Scientia Horticulturae,103: 131-144.


Aradhya, K.M., Dangl, G.S.,  Prins, B.H.,  Boursiquot, J.M. Walker, A.M. Meredith, C.P. and Simon, C.J. 2003. Genetic structure and differentiation in cultivated grapes, Vitis vinifera, L.Genetical Research, 81: 179-192.


Aradhya, K.M., Chan, H. and Parfitt, D.E. 2001. Genetic variability in the pistachio late blight fungus, Alternaria alternata.Mycological Research, 105: 300-306.