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Angela R Davis
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Research Geneticist

Phone: (580) 889-7395 ext. 263
Fax: (580) 889-5783

911 EAST HIGHWAY 3
LANE , OK 745550159


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genetic diversity, population structure, and formulation of a core collection of 1,197 Citrullus accessions Reprint Icon -
Zhang, H., Fan, J., Guo, S., Ren, Y., Gong, G., Zhang, J., Weng, Y., Davis, A., Xu, Y. 2016. Genetic diversity, population structure, and formulation of a core collection of 1,197 Citrullus accessions. HortScience. 51(1):23-29.
Potential organic herbicides for squash production: Pelargonic acid herbicides AXXE (registered trademark) and Scythe (registered trademark) -
Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Brandenberger, L.P., Davis, A.R. 2012. Potential organic herbicides for squash production: Pelargonic acid herbicides AXXE (registered trademark) and Scythe (registered trademark). 2011 Vegetable Trial Report. Oklahoma State University, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture. Stillwater, OK. MP-164. p. 41-43.
Mulching methods impact on herb production and weed control in a certified organic production system -
Taylor, M.J., Webber III, C.L., Davis, A.R., Shrefler, J.W. 2012. Mulching methods impact on herb production and weed control in a certified organic production system. 7th InternationalIntegrated Pest Management Symposium. P010.
Pelargonic acid as a post-directed herbicide for onions -
Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Brandenberger, L.P., Davis, A.R. 2012. Pelargonic acid as a post-directed herbicide for onions. Proceedings of Horticultural Industry Show, January 5-6, 2012, Tulsa, Oklahoma. p. 148-151.
L-citrulline levels in watermelon cultigens tested in two environments -
Davis, A.R., Webber III, C.L., Fish, W.W., Wehner, T., King, S., Perkins-Veazie, P. 2011. L-citrulline levels in watermelon cultigens tested in two environments. Journal American Society Hortscience. 46(12):1572-1575.
Sources of resistance to race 2WF powdery mildew in U.S. watermelon plant introductions -
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.
Mulching methods for weed control in a certified organic production system -
Webber III, C.L., Davis, A.R., Shrefler, J.W. 2011. Mulching methods for weed control in a certified organic production system. Oklahoma State University, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Stillwater, Oklahoma. MP-162 p. 17-19.
Impact of mulching methods on herb production and weed control in a certified organic production system -
Webber III, C.L., Davis, A.R., Shrefler, J.W. 2011. Impact of mulching methods on herb production and weed control in a certified organic production system. In: Proceedings of Horticultural Industry Show, January 14-15, 2011, Fort Smith, Arkansas. p. 110-112.
Understanding the carotenoid biosynthetic pathway through observation of four color variants of developing watermelon (Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nanai) -
Classical genetics and traditional breeding -
L-citrulline levels in watermelon cultivars from three locations -
Turkmenistan Melon (Cucumis melo), and Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) Germplasm Expedition 2008. -
Mccreight, J.D., Kokanova, E., Wehner, T.C., Davis, A.R. 2010. Turkmenistan Melon (Cucumis melo), and Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) Germplasm Expedition 2008.. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings.
Genetics, breeding and selection of rootstocks for Solanaceae and Cucurbitaceae Reprint Icon -
King, S., Davis, A.R., Zhang, X., Crosby, K. 2010. Genetics, breeding and selection of rootstocks for Solanaceae and Cucurbitaceae. Scientia Horticultureae. 127:106-111.
Flesh color inheritance and gene interactions among canary yellow, pale yellow and red watermelon -
Bang, H., Davis, A.R., Kim, S., Leskovar, D.I., King, S.R. 2010. Flesh color inheritance and gene interactions among canary yellow, pale yellow and red watermelon. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 135(4):362-368.
Use of external indicators to predict maturity of mini-watermelon fruit -
Vinson, E.L., Woods, F.M., Kemble, J.M., Perkins-Veazie, P.M., Davis, A.R., Kessler, J.R. 2010. Use of external indicators to predict maturity of mini-watermelon fruit. HortScience. 45(7):1034-1037.
High-frequency Oligonucleotides in Watermelon Expressed Sequenced Tag-unigenes Are Useful in Producing Polymorphic Polymerase Chain Reaction Markers among Watermelon Genotypes -
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Davis, A.R., Fie, Z. 2010. High-frequency Oligonucleotides in Watermelon Expressed Sequenced Tag-unigenes Are Useful in Producing Polymorphic Polymerase Chain Reaction Markers among Watermelon Genotypes. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 135(4):369-378.
Breeding for phytonutrient content; new strategies, pitfalls, and benefits -
Davis, A.R., Fish, W.W., Perkins-Veazie, P., Taylor, M. 2010. Breeding for phytonutrient content; new strategies, pitfalls, and benefits [abstract]. International Horticultural Congress 2010, August 22-27, 2010, Lisbon, Portugal. S07.007, p. 332.
Breeding for phytonutrient content; examples from watermelon -
Davis, A.R., Perkins-Veazie, P., Levi, A., King, S., Wehner, T. 2010. Breeding for phytonutrient content; examples from watermelon [abstract]. American Society Horticultural Science Annual Conference, August 2-5, 2010, Palm Desert, California. Available: http://ashs.confex.com/ashs/2010/webprogram/Paper3490.html.
Certified organic herb mulching demonstration -
Webber III, C.L., Davis, A.R., Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M., Townsend, J.L., Townsend, V.M. 2010. Certified organic herb mulching demonstration. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual Horticulture Industries Show, January 8-9, 2010, Tulsa, Oklahoma. p. 165-166.
Low and high input organic mulching trial -
Davis, A.R., Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M. 2010. Low and high input organic mulching trial. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual Horticulture Industries Show, January 8-9, 2010, Tulsa, Oklahoma. p. 145-147.
Oligonucleotides that Exist in High Frequency in EST-unigenes are Useful in Producing Polymorphism among Watermelon Genotypes -
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Harris, K.R., Davis, A.R., Fei, Z. 2010. Oligonucleotides that Exist in High Frequency in EST-unigenes are Useful in Producing Polymorphism among Watermelon Genotypes. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. January 9-13, 2010, P-204.
Organic watermelon production systems -
Webber III, C.L., Davis, A.R., Shrefler, J.W. 2010. Organic watermelon production systems [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science. November 6, 2009. Ada, Oklahoma. Vol. 89:95.
Integrated pest management for certified organic production in Oklahoma -
Webber III, C.L., Taylor, M.J., Shrefler, J.W., Davis, A.R., Roberts, B.W., Russo, V.M., Edelson, J.V., Perkins Veazie, P., Bruton, B.D., Fish, W.W. 2009. Integrated pest management for certified organic production in Oklahoma [abstract]. Third National Conference of Agriculture and Natural Resources Conservation and Management, October 15 -18, 2009. Dover, Deleware. p. 30.
Identifying resistance to powdery mildew race 2W in the USDA-ARS watermelon germplasm collection -
Tetteh, A.Y., Wehner, T.C., Davis, A.R. 2010. Identifying resistance to powdery mildew race 2W in the USDA-ARS watermelon germplasm collection. Crop Science. 50:933-939.
A rapid spectrophotometric method to determine B-carotene content in Cucumis melo germplasm -
Davis, A.R., Fish, W.W., Perkins-Veazie, P. 2010. A rapid spectrophotometric method to determine B-carotene content in Cucumis melo germplasm. Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report. 31-32:5-7.
Certified organic vegetable production for market -
Taylor, M.J., Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Roberts, B.W., Russo, V.M., Bruton, B.D., Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Fish, W.W., Edelson, J.V. 2009. Certified organic vegetable production for market [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science-Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division, March 28-31, 2009, Tulsa, Oklahoma. p. 84.
New flesh colors in watermelon? -
King, S.R., Davis, A.R., Bang, H. 2009. New flesh colors in watermelon [abstract]? HortScience. 44(3):576.
Quality of four basil types after storage at 3 to 10 C -
Penelope, P.M., Davis, A.R., Maness, N., Rice, S., Hyatt, J., Heil, S. 2009. Quality of four basil types after storage at 3 to 10 C [abstract]. HortScience. 44(3):566.
Current substances for organic weed control in vegetables or what do we have in our organic weed control tool box? -
Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Brandenberger, L.P., Johnson, W.C., Davis, A.R., Taylor, M.J., Boydston, R.A. 2009. Current substances for organic weed control in vegetables or what do we have in our organic weed control tool box? In: Horticultural Industries Show, January 16-17, 2009, Ft. Smith, Arkansas. p. 218-223.
Organic weed control in certified organic watermelon production -
Webber III, C.L., Davis, A.R., Shrefler, J.W. 2009. Organic weed control in certified organic watermelon production [abstract]. Joint 2009 Meeting, 49th Weed Science Society of America and 62nd Southern Weed Science Society. Paper No. 86.
Certified organic farming research and demonstration project by Oklahoma State University and USDA's Agricultural Research Service at Lane, Oklahoma -
Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M.J., Davis, A.R., Roberts, B.W., Russo, V.M., Edelson, J.V., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Bruton, B.D., Fish, W.W. 2009. Certified organic farming research and demonstration project by Oklahoma State University and USDA's Agricultural Research Service at Lane, Oklahoma. In: Horticultural Industries Show, January 16-17, 2009, Ft. Smith, Arkansas. p. 235-236.
Are you considering organic certification? -
Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M.J., Roberts, W., Davis, A.R. 2009. Are you considering organic certification? In: Horticultural Industries Show, January 16-17, 2009, Ft. Smith, Arkansas. p. 232-234.
Organic weed control in watermelons -
Webber III, C.L., Davis, A.R., Taylor, M.J., Shrefler, J.W. 2009. Organic weed control in watermelons [abstract]. Sixth International IPM Symposium, March 24–26, 2009, Portland, Oregon. p. 84.
Green-fleshed watermelon contains chlorophyll -
Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., King, S.R., Levi, A. 2010. Green-fleshed watermelon contains chlorophyll. Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report. 31-32:8-10.
A living demonstration of certified organic farming by Oklahoma State University and USDA, Agricultural Research Service -
Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M.J., Davis, A.R., Roberts, B.W., Russo, V.M., Edelson, J.V., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Bruton, B.D., Fish, W.W. 2008. A living demonstration of certified organic farming by Oklahoma State University and USDA, Agricultural Research Service [abstract]. Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Joint Meeting, October 5-9, 2008, Houston, Texas. 622:6.
So you're interested in organic certification -
Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Taylor, M.J., Roberts, W., Davis, A.R. 2008. So you're interested in organic certification [abstract]. Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Joint Meeting, October 5-9, 2008, Houston, Texas. 706:6.
EST-PCR Markers Representing Watermelon Fruit Genes are Polymorphic among Watermelon Heirloom Cultivars Sharing a Narrow Genetic Base Reprint Icon -
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Davis, A.R. 2009. EST-PCR Markers Representing Watermelon Fruit Genes are Polymorphic among Watermelon Heirloom Cultivars Sharing a Narrow Genetic Base. Plant Genetic Resources. 7:16-32.
Gene expression in developing watermelon fruit -
Wechter, W.P., Levi, A., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Davis, A.R., Fei, Z.J., Katzir, N., Giovannoni, J.J., Salman-Minkov, A., Hernandez, A., Thimmapuram, J., Tadmor, Y., Portnoy, V., Trebitsh, T. 2008. Gene expression in developing watermelon fruit. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 9:275-282.
Accumulation of lycopene as an indicator of maturity in personal-size melons -
Vinson, E.L., Woods, F.M., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Davis, A.R., Wheeler, F., Burkett, J. 2008. Accumulation of lycopene as an indicator of maturity in personal-size melons [abstract]. HortScience. 43(4):1132.
Effects of mineral nutrition on carotenoid content in spinach -
King, S.R., Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Helms, A., Stein, L.A. 2008. Effects of mineral nutrition on carotenoid content in spinach [abstract]. HortScience. 43(4):1246.
A review of production systems on watermelon quality -
Davis, A.R., Webber III, C.L., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Russo, V.M., Lopez Galarza, S., Sakata, Y. 2008. A review of production systems on watermelon quality. In: Pitrat, M., editor. Cucurbitaceae 2008, Proceedings of the IXth EUCARPIA, May 21-24, 2008, Avignon, France. p. 515-520.
Cucurbit grafting -
Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Sakata, Y., Lopez-Galarza, S., Maroto, J.V., Lee, S., Huh, Y., Sun, Z., Miguel, A., King, S.R., Cohen, R., Lee, J. 2008. Cucurbit grafting. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences. 27:50-74.
Expression and Polymorphism of Watermelon Fruit ESTs -
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Harris, K.R., Davis, A.R., Zhangiun, F., Giovannoni, J.J., Trebitsh, T., Salman, A., Hernandez, A., Thimmapuram, J., Tadmor, Y., Portnoy, V., Katzir, N. 2008. Expression and Polymorphism of Watermelon Fruit ESTs. Acta Horticulturae. P257-262. In: M. Pitrat (ed.). Proceedings of the IX EUCARPIA Meetings on Genetics and Breeding of Cucurbitaceae. INRA.
Lycopene accumulation in watermelon -
Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Webber III, C.L., King, S.R., Jeffery, J., Bang, H. 2008. Lycopene accumulation in watermelon [abstract]. HortScience. 43(3):614-615.
Effect of maturity at harvest on lycopene content and antioxidant activity in 'Vanessa' personal-sized watermelon -
Woods, F.M., Vinson, E.L., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Davis, A.R., Kemble, J.M., Foshee, W.G., Burkett, J.E. 2008. Effect of maturity at harvest on lycopene content and antioxidant activity in 'Vanessa' personal-sized watermelon [abstract]. HortScience. 43(3):615.
Grafting for disease resistance -
King, S.R., Davis, A.R., Liu, W., Levi, A. 2008. Grafting for disease resistance. HortScience. 43(6):1673-1675.
Grafting effects on vegetable quality -
Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Hassell, R., Levi, A., King, S.R., Zhang, X. 2008. Grafting effects on vegetable quality. HortScience. 43(6):1670-1672.
A team effort at organics: A 4 year project report from Lane, Oklahoma -
Shrefler, J., Davis, A.R., Taylor, M., Roberts, W., Russo, V.M., Edelson, J., Webber III, C.L., Bruton, B.D., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Fish, W.W. 2008. A team effort at organics: A 4 year project report from Lane, Oklahoma. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Horticultural Industries Show. January 4-5, 2008, Tulsa, Oklahoma. p. 170-173.
Investigaciones en la producción orgánica de vegetales en Oklahoma, USA -
Shrefler, J., Taylor, M., Russo, V.M., Roberts, W., Davis, A.R., Edelson, J., Webber III, C.L., Bruton, B.D., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Khanal, K., Fish, W.W. 2008. Investigaciones en la producción orgánica de vegetales en Oklahoma, USA. In: Proceedings of the Interamerican Society for Tropical Horticulture, October 7-12, 2007, Morelia, Mexico. 51:212-214.
EST-SSRs of Watermelon (Citrullus sp.) Useful in Assessing Genetic Diversity among Lagenaria Siceraria Accessions -
Levi, A., Ling, K., Davis, A.R. 2008. Est-ssrs of watermelon (citrullus sp.) useful in assessing genetic diversity among lagenaria siceraria accessions. Plant and Animal Genome XVI Conference, P643.
LSW-177 and LSW-194: Red-fleshed watermelon lines with low-total soluble solids -
Davis, A.R., Collins, J.K., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Levi, A. 2008. LSW-177 and LSW-194: Red-fleshed watermelon lines with low-total soluble solids. HortScience. 43(2):538-539.
Hot topics for watermelon research: A survey of the industry -
King, S.R., Davis, A.R. 2007. Hot topics for watermelon research: A survey of the industry [abstract]. HortScience. 42(3):454.
Pilot survey results to prioritize research needs in the watermelon industry -
King, S., Davis, A.R. 2007. Pilot survey results to prioritize research needs in the watermelon industry. Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report. 28-29:43-46(2005-2006).
MSW-28 a full flavor crisp watermelon line with high lycopene and medium brix -
Davis, A.R., King, S. 2007. MSW-28 a full flavor crisp watermelon line with high lycopene and medium brix. HortScience. 42(7):1715-1716.
Grafting effects on vegetable quality -
Davis, A.R., King, S.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Levi, A. 2007. Grafting effects on vegetable quality [abstract]. HortScience. 42(4):802.
Ripening events in seeded watermelons -
Perkins Veazie, P.M., Davis, A.R. 2007. Ripening events in seeded watermelons [abstracts]. HortScience. 42(4):927.
Grafting for disease resistance -
King, S.R., Davis, A.R., Lamolinare, B., Liu, W., Levi, A. 2007. Grafting for disease resistance [abstract]. HortScience. 42(4):802.
Interspecific Transferability of Watermelon EST-SSR Markers in Cucurbit Species -
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Davis, A.R., Katzir, N., Tadmor, K., Ling, K., Reddy, U. 2007. Interspecific Transferability of Watermelon EST-SSR Markers in Cucurbit Species. HortScience. 42:1012.
Microarray-Based Analysis of Gene Modulation During Watermelon Fruit Development -
Wechter, W.P., Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Fei, Z., Hernandez, A., Thimmapuram, J., Dang, P.M., Katzir, N., Tadmor, K., Giovannoni, J.J. 2007. Microarray-Based Analysis of Gene Modulation During Watermelon Fruit Development. HortScience. 42:447.
Adding value to grafted watermelon: Novel benefits and potential pitfalls -
LaMolinarel, B.M., Isakeit, T.W., Davis, A.R., Liu, W.Z., King, S.R. 2007. Adding value to grafted watermelon: Novel benefits and potential pitfalls [abstract]. HortScience. 42(3):454.
Carotenoid analysis using the puree absorbance method for germplasm screening -
Davis, A.R., Fish, W.W., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Levi, A., King, S. 2007. Carotenoid analysis using the puree absorbance method for germplasm screening [abstract]. HortScience. 42(3):453.
Screening the watermelon germplasm collection for resistance to powdery mildew race 2 -
Tetteh, A., Wehner, T.C., Davis, A.R. 2007. Screening the watermelon germplasm collection for resistance to powdery mildew race 2 [abstract]. HortScience. 42(4):896.
Semi-quantitative measurement of carotenoid development in four watermelon colors: A discussion of the impact of ploidy and other genetic factors -
Waters, J.R., Bang, H.Z., Davis, A.R., Leskovar, D.W., King, S.R. 2007. Semi-quantitative measurement of carotenoid development in four watermelon colors: A discussion of the impact of ploidy and other genetic factors [abstract]. HortScience. 42(3):439.
Organic weed management in vegetables: Research, experiences, and opportunities -
Webber III, C.L., Shrefler, J.W., Davis, A.R., Russo, V.M., Brandenberger, L.P. 2007. Organic weed management in vegetables: Research, experiences, and opportunities [abstract]. Proceedings of Southern Weed Science Society, January 22-25, 2007, Nashville, Tennessee. 60:235.
Notice of Release of MSW-28: a Watermelon Line with Medium Brix, Full Flavor and Lycopene Content, and Crisp Texture -
Evaluation of watermelon and related species for resistance to race 1W powdery mildew resistance -
Davis, A.R., Levi, A., Tetteh, A., Wehner, T., Russo, V.M., Pitrat, M. 2007. Evaluation of watermelon and related species for resistance to race 1W powdery mildew resistance. Journal American Society Hortscience. 132(6):790-795.
Rapid method for total carotenoid detection in canary yellow-fleshed watermelon -
Davis, A.R., Collins, J., Fish, W.W., Tadmor, Y.K., Webber III, C.L., Perkins Veazie, P.M. 2007. Rapid method for total carotenoid detection in canary yellow-fleshed watermelon. Journal of Food Science. 72(5):S319-S323.
Differential Expression of Genes in Watermelon Fruit -
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Davis, A.R., Hernandez, A., Thimmapuram, J., Katzir, N., Tadmor, K., Trebitsh, T., Dang, P.M. 2007. Expression of EST-Unigenes in Watermelon Fruit. Plant and Animal Genomes XV Conference. pp27.
Wild Germplasm: Plant Resistance for Watermelon -
Simmons, A.M., Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Ling, K., Lopez, R., Jackson, D.M., Kousik, C.S., Shepard, B.M., Thies, J.A. 2006. Wild Germplasm: Plant Resistance for Watermelon. Bemisia International Workshop Proceedings, Duck Key, FL. pp 130.
Impact of cultivar and production practices on yield and phytonutrient content of organically grown watermelon -
Davis, A.R., Webber III, C.L., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Collins, J.K. 2006. Impact of cultivar and production practices on yield and phytonutrient content of organically grown watermelon. Journal of Vegetable Science. 12(4):83-91.
Genes Expressed during Development and Ripening of Watermelon Fruit -
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Davis, A.R., Hernandez, A., Thimmapuram, J. 2006. Genes expressed during development and ripening of watermelon fruit. Cucurbitaceae Proceeding. pgs 125-132.
A rapid hexane-free method for analyzing total carotenoid content in canary yellow-fleshed watermelon -
Davis, A.R., Collins, J.K., Fish, W.W., Webber III, C.L., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Tadmor, Y.K. 2006. A rapid hexane-free method for analyzing total carotenoid content in canary yellow-fleshed watermelon. In: Cucurbitaceae 2006, September 17-21, 2006, Asheville, North Carolina. p. 545-552.
Watermelon resistance to powdery mildew race 1 and race 2 -
Davis, A.R., Levi, A., Tetteh, A., Wehner, T., Pitrat, M. 2006. Watermelon resistance to powdery mildew race 1 and race 2. In: Cucurbitaceae 2006, September 17-21, 2006, Asheville, North Carolina. p. 412-420.
A comparison of novel grafting methods for watermelon in high-wind areas -
King, S.R., Davis, A.R. 2006. A comparison of novel grafting methods for watermelon in high-wind areas. In: Cucurbitaceae 2006, September 17-21, 2006, Asheville, North Carolina. p. 258-264.
Spectrophotometric quantitation of watermelon lycopene extracted into aqueous sodium dodecyl sulfate -
Fish, W.W., Davis, A.R. 2006. Spectrophotometric quantitation of watermelon lycopene extracted into aqueous sodium dodecyl sulfate. In: Cucurbitaceae 2006, September 17-21, 2006, Asheville, North Carolina. p. 1-8.
PI 525088-pmr, a melon race 1 powdery mildew-resistant watermelon line -
Davis, A.R., Levi, A., Wehner, T.C., Pitrat, M. 2006. PI 525088-pmr, a melon race 1 powdery mildew-resistant watermelon line. HortScience. 47(7):1527-15-28.
Consumer acceptability of low sugar watermelon sweetened with non-calorie sweetener by a Native American community -
Collins, J.K., Davis, A.R., Adams, A.L., Maness, N., Perkins Veazie, P.M. 2006. Consumer acceptability of low sugar watermelon sweetened with non-calorie sweetener by a Native American community. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. 57:(5/6):363-368.
Issues of obtaining and maintaining "organic certification" at the Lane, OK research center -
Taylor, M., Roberts, W., Edelson, J., Shrefler, J.W., Webber III, C.L., Russo, V.M., Pair, S.D., Bruton, B.D., Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Collins, J.K., Kazokas, W., Fish, W.W. 2006. Issues of obtaining and maintaining "organic certification" at the Lane, OK research center [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 12-16, 2006, Indianapolis, IN. 150-6.
Rootstock effects on plant vigor and watermelon fruit quality -
Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M. 2007. Rootstock effects on plant vigor and watermelon fruit quality. Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report. 28-29:39-42 (2005-2006).
Grafted watermelon stand survival after transplant in a high-wind area -
Davis, A.R., King, S.R. 2007. Grafted watermelon stand survival after transplant in a high-wind area. Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report. 12-29:35-38 (2005-2006).
RNA extraction method from fruit tissue high in water and sugar -
Davis, A.R., Levi, A., Kim, S., Hernandez, A., King, S.R. 2006. RNA extraction method from fruit tissue high in water and sugar. HortScience. 41(5):1292-1294.
Organic watermelon production systems: Varieties and weed control -
Webber III, C.L., Davis, A.R., Shrefler, J.W., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Russo, V.M., Edelson, J.V. 2006. Organic watermelon production systems: Varieties and weed control [abstract]. HortScience. 41(4):1034.
Impact of variety and production method on yield and quality of organically grown watermelon -
Davis, A.R., Webber III, C.L., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Collins, J.K., Russo, V.M. 2006. Impact of variety and production method on yield and quality of organically grown watermelon [abstract]. HortScience. 41(4):1080.
Duplication of the phytoene synthase gene in the carotenoid biosynthetic pathway of watermelon -
Bang, H., Kim, S., Leskovar, D.I., Davis, A.R., King, S.R. 2006. Duplication of the phytoene synthase gene in the carotenoid biosynthetic pathway of watermelon [abstract]. HortScience. 41(4):1007.
GENES EXPRESSED DURING THE DEVELOPMENT AND RIPENING OF WATERMELON FRUIT -
Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Hernandez, A., Wechter, W.P., Thimmapuram, J. 2006. Genes Expressed during the Development and Ripening of Watermelon Fruit. Plant Cell Reports 25:1233-1245.
CAROTENOID CONTENT OF 50 WATERMELON CULTIVARS -
Perkins Veazie, P.M., Collins, J.K., Davis, A.R., Roberts, B.W. 2006. Carotenoid content of 50 watermelon cultivars. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 54:2593-2597.
DEVELOPING AND MAPPING EXPRESSED SEQUENCED TAGS (ESTS) FOR WATERMELON FRUIT -
Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Wechter, W.P., Hernandez, A. 2006. Developing expressed sequenced tags (ESTs) for watermelon fruit. HortScience. 40(3):518-519.
Organic watermelon variety trial using low and high input production methods -
Davis, A.R., Webber III, C.L., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Russo, V.M., Edelson, J.V. 2006. Organic watermelon variety trial using low and high input production methods. Proceedings of the 25th Annual Horticulture Industries Show. p. 97-100.
Weed control in organic watermelon variety trials -
Webber III, C.L., Davis, A.R., Shrefler, J.W., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Russo, V.M., Edelson, J.V. 2006. Weed control in organic watermelon variety trials. In: Dollins, D., Brendenberger, L., editors. Proceedings of the 25th Annual Horticultural Industry Show, January 6-7, 2005, Tulsa, Oklahoma. p. 124-127.
Organic weed control in two watermelon variety trials -
Webber III, C.L., Davis, A.R., Shrefler, J.W., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Russo, V.M., Edelson, J.V. 2006. Organic weed control in two watermelon variety trials. 2005 Vegetable Weed Control Studies, Oklahoma State University, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Stillwater, OK. MP-162, p. 31-33.
SEQUENCE ANALYSIS OF CDNA CLONES ASSOCIATED WITH WATERMELON FRUIT DEVELOPMENT -
Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Hernandez, A., Wechter, W.P., Thimmapuram, J. 2006. Sequence Analysis of CDNA Clones Associated with Watermelon Fruit Development. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez
DEVELOPING AND MAPPING OF ESTS FOR WATERMELON -
Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Hernandez, A., Wechter, W.P., Trebitsh, T. 2006. Developing and mapping of ESTS for watermelon [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. P25.
CONSTRUCTING CDNA LIBRARIES AND DEVELOPING ESTS FOR WATERMELON FRUIT -
Sensory evaluation of low sugar watermelon by consumers -
Collins, J.K., Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Adams, E. 2005. Sensory evaluation of low sugar watermelon by consumers [abstract]. HortScience. 40(30):883.
Update on powdery mildew resistance screening in watermelon -
Davis, A.R., Wehner, T.C., Levi, A., King, S.R. 2005. Update on powdery mildew resistance screening in watermelon [abstract]. HortScience. 40(3):871.
Artificially sweetened low sugar watermelon found acceptable by Native American consumer groups -
Collins, J.K., Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Adams, E. 2005. Artificially sweetened low sugar watermelon found acceptable by Native American consumer groups [abstract]. 2005 Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. Paper No. 36E-79.
DEVELOPING GENETIC LINKAGE MAP AND CDNA SUBTRACTION LIBRARY FOR WATERMELON -
Levi, A., Thomas, C.E., Davis, A.R., Reddy, O., Xu, Y., Zhang, X., King, S., Hernandez, A., Gusmini, G., Wehner, T. 2005. Developing genetic linkage map and cdna subtraction library for watermelon [Abstract]. HortScience. 40:1089.
GENETIC LINKAGE MAP FOR WATERMELON: SEGREGATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF DNA MARKERS -
Levi, A., Thomas, C.E., Thies, J.A., Simmons, A.M., Xu, Y., Zhang, X., Reddy, O., Davis, A.R., King, S., Wehner, T., Wehner, T. 2005. Genetic linkage map for watermelon: Segregation and distribution of DNA markers [abstract]. HortScience. 40(3):872.
A GENETIC LINKAGE MAP AND A CDNA LIBRARY FOR WATERMELON -
Levi, A., Thomas, C.E., Davis, A.R., Reddy, O., Xu, Y., Zhang, X., Hernandez, A., Gusmini, G., Wehner, T.C., King, J., King, S.R. 2005. A genetic linkage map and a cDNA library for watermelon [abstract]. HortScience. 40(4):1089.
The elusive American melonleaf -
Davis, A.R., O'Reilly, R.G., Lazell, J.D. 2005. The elusive American melonleaf. Cucurbit Network News. 12(2):2-3.
Artificially sweetened low sugar watermelon found acceptable by Native American consumer groups -
Collins, J.K., Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Adams, E. 2005. Artificially sweetened low sugar watermelon found acceptable by Native American consumer groups[abstract]. 2005 Institute of Food Technology Annual Meeting. Paper No. 35E-79.
Caribbean coralfruit -
Davis, A.R., O'Reilly, R.G. 2005. Caribbean coralfruit. Cucurbit Network News. 12:1-2.
In search of high lycopene watermelon -
Perkins Veazie, P.M., Davis, A.R. 2004. In search of high lycopene watermelon. Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report. 27:51-53.
GENETIC LINKAGE MAP FOR WATERMELON: SEGREGATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF AFLP MARKERS -
Levi, A., Thomas, C.E., Xu, Y., Reddy, O., Davis, A.R. 2005. Genetic linkage map for watermelon: Segregation and distribution of aflp markers. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings XIII. pg 32.
COMPARATIVE FRUIT COLORATION IN WATERMELON AND TOMATO -
Tadmor, Y., King, S., Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Meir, A., Wasserman, B., Hirschberg, J., Lewinsohn, E. 2005. Comparative fruit coloration in watermelon and tomato. Food Research International. 38:837-843.
Lycopene and total carotenoid content as descriptors for Citrullus lanatus: Limitations and preliminary trials -
Davis, A.R., King, S., Jarret, R.L., Levi, A., Tadmor, Y. 2007. Lycopene and total carotenoid content as descriptors for Citrullus lanatus: Limitations and preliminary trials. Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report. 27:34-40 (2004).
FRUIT COLORATION IN WATERMELON - LESSONS FROM THE TOMATO -
Tadmor, Y., Katzir, N., King, S., Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Hirschberg, J. 2004. Fruit coloration in watermelon - lessons from the tomato. Progress in Cucurbit Genetics and Breeding Research. A. Lebeda and H.S. Paris (Eds.). p. 181-185.
DEVELOPING GENETIC LINKAGE MAP FOR WATERMELON: POLYMORPHISM SEGREGATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF MARKERS -
Levi, A., Thomas, C.E., Thies, J.A., Simmons, A.M., Xu, Y., Zhang, X., Davis, A.R. 2004. Developing genetic linkage map for watermelon: polymorphism segregation and distribution of markers. Progress in Cucurbit Genetics and Breeding Research. A. Lebeda and H.S. Paris (Eds.). p. 515-523.
LOW SUGAR WATERMELON FOR THE DIABETIC CONSUMER -
Davis, A.R., Perkins Veazie, P.M., Collins, J.K., Roberts, W. 2004. Low sugar watermelon for the diabetic consumer [abstract]. HortScience. 39(3):654.
A rapid spectrophotometric method to determine beta-carotene content in cucumis melo -
Davis, A.R., Fish, W.W., Collins, J.K., Perkins Veazie, P.M. 2004. A rapid spectrophotometric method to determine beta-carotene content in cucumis melo. HortScience. 39(3):654.
COMPARATIVE FRUIT COLORATION IN WATERMELON AND TOMATO -
Tadmor, Y., King, S., Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Hirschberg, J. 2004. Comparative fruit coloration in watermelon and tomato. Meeting Abstract. 3rd International Congress on Pigments in Food, L. Dufosse (ed.) (France). pg 400-402.
COMPOSITE GENETIC LINKAGE MAP FOR WATERMELON: SEGREGATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF DNA MARKERS -
Levi, A., Thomas, C.E., Thies, J.A., Simmons, A.M., Xu, Y., Zhang, X., Reddy, O.K., Davis, A.R., King, S., Wehner, T. 2004. Composite genetic linkage map for watermelon: segregation and distribution of dna markers. Progress in Cucurbit Genetics and Breeding Research. A. Lebeda and H.S. Paris (eds.) pp. 515-524.
The purification, physical/chemical characterization, and cDNA sequence of cantaloupe fruit polygalcaturonase-inhibiting protein -
Fish, W.W., Davis, A.R. 2004. The purification, physical/chemical characterization, and cDNA sequence of cantaloupe fruit polygalcaturonase-inhibiting protein. Phytopathology. 94(4):337-344.
The effects of frozen storage conditions on lycopene stability in watermelon tissue -
Fish,W.W., Davis,A.R. 2003. The effects of frozen storage conditions on lycopene stability in watermelon tissue. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 51(6):3582-3585.
Field screening of citrullus lanatus germplasm accessions for resistance to cucurbit insect pests -
Davis, A.R., Pair, S.D., Mitchell, F. 2003. Field screening of citrullus lanatus germplasm accessions for resistance to cucurbit insect pests [abstract]. HortScience. 36(6):1286.
Cucurbit yellow vine disease: A threat to the cucurbit industry? -
Pair, S.D., Bruton, B.D., Mitchell, F., Fletcher, J. Wayadande, A., Melcher, U. and Davis, A. Cucurbit yellow vine disease: A threat to the cucurbit industry? Proceeding of 2003 Southeastern Regional Vegetable Conference. 2003. p. 41-44.
Christmas in October? The story of one Ibervillea lindheimeri plant -
Davis, A.R. 2003. Christmas in October? The story of one Ibervillea lindheimeri plant. Cucurbit Network News. 10:2-3.
A rapid spectrophotometric method for analyzing lycopene content in tomato and tomato products -
Davis, A.R., Fish, W.W., Perkins Veazie, P.M. 2003. A rapid spectrophotometric method for analyzing lycopene content in tomato and tomato products. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 28:425-430.
PROGRESS IN CONSTRUCTING LINKAGE MAP OF WATERMELON -
LEVI, A., THOMAS, C.E., WEHNER, T., ZHANG, X., DAVIS, A.R., THIES, J.A., SIMMONS, A.M. PROGRESS IN CONSTRUCTING LINKAGE MAP OF WATERMELON. HORTSCIENCE. 2002. v.37.p.753
Watermelon resistance to powdery mildew race 1 -
Davis, A.R., Thomas, C.E., Levi, A., Bruton, B.D., Pair, S.D. 2002. Watermelon resistance to powdery mildew race 1. In: Maynard, D.N., editor. Cucurbitaceae `02. ASHS Press, Alexandria, VA. 192-198.
Reflectance colorimetry does not effectively estimate lycopene content in watermelon -
Davis, A.R., Fish, W.W., Perkins Veazie, P.M. 2002. Reflectance colorimetry does not effectively estimate lycopene content in watermelon. Cucurbitacea 2002. p. 414-419.
CONSTRUCTION OF A REFERENCE GENETIC LINKAGE MAP FOR WATERMELON -
Levi, A., Thies, J.A., Simmons, A.M., Thomas, C.E., Wehner, T., Joubeur, T., Zhang, X., Reddy, O., Davis, A.R., Hopkins, M.S. 2002. Construction of A Reference Genetic Linkage Map For Watermelon. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. pp 28-35.
A RAPID HEXANE-FREE METHOD FOR ANALYZING LYCOPENE CONTENT IN WATERMELON -
Davis, A.R., Fish, W.W., Perkins Veazie, P.M. 2003. A rapid hexane-free method for analyzing lycopene content in watermelon. Journal of Food Science. 68:328-332.
TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED LINKAGE MAP OF WATERMELON -
LEVI, A., THOMAS, C.E., WEHNER, T., ZHANG, Z., DAVIS, A.R. TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED LINKAGE MAP OF WATERMELON. HORTSCIENCE. 2002. p.451. Abstract No. S17-P-101.
THROW AWAY THE HEXANE: A NOVEL SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHOD FOR ANALYZING LYCOPENE CONTENT IN WATERMELON, TOMATO AND GRAPEFRUIT -
XENON FLASH SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHOD FOR LYCOPENE QUANTITATION IN WATERMELON -
Davis, A.R., Fish, W.W., Perkins Veazie, P.M. 2002. Xenon flash spectrophotometric method for lycopene quantitation in watermelon [abstract]. HortScience. 37(5):753.
POWDERY MILDEW OF WATERMELON. CAN WE FIND RESISTANCE? -
Davis, A.R., Bruton, B.D., Levi, A., Pair, S.D., Thomas, C.E. 2002. Powdery mildew of watermelon. Can we find resistance [abstract]? HortScience. 37:746.
Squash bug: Vector of cucurbit yellow vine disease pathogen -
Bruton, B.D., Pair, S.D., Davis, A.R., Fletcher, J., Wayandande, A., Mitchell, F. 2002. Squash bug: Vector of cucurbit yellow vine disease pathogen [abstract]. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. 37:747.
POWDERY MILDEW RESISTANCE IN WATERMELON -
Davis, A.R., Bruton, B.D., Pair, S.D. 2002. Powdery mildew resistance in watermelon. Horticultural Industry Conference. p. 178-181.
GENETIC LINKAGE MAP FOR WATERMELON BASED ON A TESTCROSS POPULATION: (CITRULLUS LANATUS VAR. CITROIDES X C. LANATS VAR. LANATUS) X C. COLOCYNTHIS -
Levi, A., Thomas, C.E., Joobeur, T., Zhang, X., Davis, A.R. 2002. Genetic linkage map for watermelon based on a testcross population: (citrullus lanatus var. citroides x c. lanats var. lanatus) x c. colocynthis. Plant Genome Conference. #673.
A GENETIC LINKAGE MAP FOR WATERMELON DERIVED FROM A TESTCROSS POPULATION: (CITRULLUS LANATUS VAR. CITROIDES X C. LANATUS VAR. LANATUS) X C. COLOCYNTHIS -
LEVI, A., THOMAS, C.E., JOOBEUR, T., ZHANG, X., DAVIS, A.R. 2002. A GENETIC LINKAGE MAP FOR WATERMELON DERIVED FROM A TESTCROSS POPULATION: (CITRULLUS LANATUS VAR. CITROIDES X C. LANATUS VAR. LANATUS) X C. COLOCYNTHIS. Thoretical and Applied Genetics. v.105.p.555-563.
POWDERY MILDEW: AN EMERGING DISEASE OF WATERMELON IN THE UNITED STATES -
Davis, A.R., Bruton, B.D., Pair, S.D., Thomas, C.E. 2001. Powdery mildew: An emerging disease of watermelon in the United States. Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report. 24:42-48.
YELLOW VINE INCIDENCE IN WATERMELON AS RELATED TO GENOTYPE AND PLOIDY -
Davis, A.R., Pair, S.D., Bruton, B.D., Mitchell, F., Fletcher, J. 2001. Yellow vine incidence in watermelon as related to genotype and ploidy. Proceedings of 20th Horticulture Industries Conference. 20:101-103.
POTENTIAL FOR SELECTING POWDERY MILDEW RESISTANT GERMPLASM IN WATERMELON -
Davis, A.R., Bruton, B.D., Pair, S.D. 2001. Potential for selecting powdery mildew resistant germplasm in watermelon. Proceedings of 20th Horticulture Industries Conference. 20:97-100.
RESISTANCE TO YELLOW VINE DISEASE IN WATERMELON PI LINES -
Davis, A.R., Pair, S.D., Bruton, B.D. 2001. Resistance to yellow vine disease in watermelon pi lines. HortScience. 36:852.
YELLOW VINE INCIDENCE IN WATERMELON AS RELATED TO GENOTYPE AND PLOIDY -
DAVIS, A.R., PAIR, S.D., BRUTON, B.D., MITCHELL, F., FLETCHER, J. YELLOW VINE INCIDENCE IN WATERMELON AS RELATED TO GENOTYPE AND PLOIDY. AMERICAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY. 2000. V. 90. P. S18.
POTENTIAL FOR GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF WATERMELON CULTIVARS -
DAVIS, A.R., PAIR, S.D. POTENTIAL FOR GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF WATERMELON CULTIVARS. PROCEEDING OF THE 19TH ANNUAL HORTICULTURE INDUSTRIES CONFERENCE. 2000. P. 141-144.
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