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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Robert L Jarret (Bob)
Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit
Horticulture

Phone: (770) 228-7303
Fax: (770) 229-3323

1109 EXPERIMENT ST
GRIFFIN , GA 30223

Projects
Conservation, Characterization, and Evaluation of Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424588
Verification of Capsicum baccatum Accessions Showing Resistance to Liriomyza spp. and Aphis gossypii, Myzus persicae
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430934

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genetic relationships in the desert watermelon citrullus colocynthis and its genetic relations with other citrullus taxa as viewed using high frequency oligonucleotide–targeting active gene (HFO–TAG) markers -
Notes on Citrullus spp. And Acanthosicyos naudinianus-pollen morphology and interspecific hybridization -
Oil and fatty acids in eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) and some related and unrelated Solanum Spp. -
Jarret, R.L., Levy, I., Potter, T.L., Cermak, S.C. 2016. Oil and fatty acids in eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) and some related and unrelated Solanum Spp. American Journal of Applied Sciences. 11(2):76-81.
Notes on Citrullius spp. and Acanthosicyos naudinianus -
Distributions, ex situ conservation priorities, and genetic resources potential of crop wild relatives of sweeetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. I. series Batatas) -
Khoury, C.K., Heider, B., Castaneda-Alvarez, N.P., Achicanoy, H.A., Sosa, C.C., Miller, R.E., Scotland, R.W., Wood, J.R., Rossel, G., Eserman, L.A., Jarret, R.L., Yencho, G.C., Bernau, V., Juarez, H., Sotelo, S., De Haan, S., Struik, P.C. 2015. Distributions, ex situ conservation priorities, and genetic resources potential of crop wild relatives of sweeetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. I. series Batatas). Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00251.
The genome of cultivated sweet potato contains Agrobacterium T-DNAs with expressed genes: An example of a naturally transgenic food crop -
Kyndt, T., Quispe, D., Zhai, H., Jarret, R.L., Ghislain, M., Liu, Q., Gheysen, G., Kreuze, J. 2015. The genome of cultivated sweet potato contains Agrobacterium T-DNAs with expressed genes: An example of a naturally transgenic food crop. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112(18):5844-5849.
Observations on anatomical aspects of the fruit, leaf and stem tissues of four Citrullus spp. -
Jarret, R.L. 2014. Observations on anatomical aspects of the fruit, leaf and stem tissues of four Citrullus spp. African Journal of Plant Science. 8(11):521-527.
Using genomic data for enhancing disease and pest resistance in watermelon cultivars -
Levi, A., Massey, L.M., Donahoo, R.S., Jarret, R.L., Wechter, W.P., Thies, J.A., Kousik, C.S., Ling, K., Reddy, U.K., Nimmakayala, P., Fei, Z. 2014. Using genomic data for enhancing disease and pest resistance in watermelon cultivars. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. 161-163.
Gene sequences present in Citrullus sp. having been lost during domestication of watermelon -
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Massey, L.M., Donahoo, R.S., Jarret, R.L., Nimmakayala, P., Reddy, U.K., Fei, Z. 2014. Gene sequences present in Citrullus sp. having been lost during domestication of watermelon. Molecular Breeding. P450.
509-45-1: A C. annuum Pepper germplasm containing high concentrations of capsinoids -
Jarret, R.L., Bolton, J., Perkins, L. 2014. 509-45-1: A C. annuum Pepper germplasm containing high concentrations of capsinoids. Horticultural Science. 49(1):107-108.
Phylogenetics and diversification of morning glories (tribe ipomoeeae, convolvulaceae) based on whole plastome sequences Reprint Icon -
Eserman, L.A., Tiley, G.P., Jarret, R.L., Leebens-Mack, J.H., Miller, R.E. 2013. Phylogenetics and diversification of morning glories (tribe ipomoeeae, convolvulaceae) based on whole plastome sequences. American Journal of Botany. 101(1):1-12.
Seed oil and fatty acid composition in Capsicum spp Reprint Icon -
Jarret, R.L., Levy, I.J., Potter, T.L., Cermak, S.C. 2013. Seed oil and fatty acid composition in Capsicum spp. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 30(2):102-108.
Seed oil content and fatty acid composition in a genebank collection of Cucurbita moschata Duchesne and C. argyrosperma C. Huber Reprint Icon -
Jarret, R.L., Levy, I.J., Potter, T.L., Cermak, S.C., Merrick, L.C. 2013. Seed oil content and fatty acid composition in a genebank collection of Cucurbita moschata Duchesne and C. argyrosperma C. Huber. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. 11:149-157.
Roots as a source of food. -
Austin, D., Jarret, R.L. 2013. Roots as a source of food. In: Eshel, A. and Beeckman, T., editors. Plant Roots: The Hidden Half. 4th Edition. CRC Press. Chapter 30.
Oil and fatty acid content in seed of Citrullus lanatus Schrad. -
Jarret, R.L., Levy, I. 2012. Oil and fatty acid content in seed of Citrullus lanatus Schrad. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60(20):5199-5204.
Detection and classification of SPLCV isolates in the U.S. sweetpotato germplasm collection via a real-time PCR assay and phylogenetic analysis -
Barkley, N.L., Pinnow, D.L., Wang, M.L., Ling, K., Jarret, R.L. 2011. Detection and classification of SPLCV isolates in the U.S. sweetpotato germplasm collection via a real-time PCR assay and phylogenetic analysis. Plant Disease. 95(11):1385-1391.
Seed oil and Fatty acid content in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) and related species -
Jarret, R.L., Wang, M.L., Levy, I.J. 2011. Seed oil and Fatty acid content in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) and related species. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(8):4019-4024.
Screening Capsicum chinense fruits for heavy metals bioaccumulation Reprint Icon -
Antonious, G.F., Snyder, J.C., Burke, T., Jarret, R.L. 2010. Screening Capsicum chinense fruits for heavy metals bioaccumulation. Journal of Environmental Health. 45:562-571.
Antioxidants in Capsicum chinense: Variation among countries of origin Reprint Icon -
Antonious, G.F., Berke, T., Jarret, R.L. 2009. Antioxidants in Capsicum chinense: Variation among countries of origin. Journal of Environmental Science and Health. DOI: 10.1080/03601230903000727 44(B):621-626
Mutation Scanning and Genotyping in Plants by High Resolution DNA Melting -
Mckinney, J.T., Nay, L.M., Dekoeyer, D., Reed, G.H., Wall, M., Palais, R., Jarret, R.L., Wittner, C. 2010. Mutation Scanning and Genotyping in Plants by High Resolution DNA Melting. Handbook of Plant Mutation Screening. pp 149-163.
Determination of capsinoids by HPLC-DAD in Capsicum species Reprint Icon -
Singh, S., Jarret, R.L., Russo, V.M., Majetich, G., Shimkus, J.M., Bushway, R., Perkins, L.B. 2009. Determination of capsinoids by HPLC-DAD in Capsicum species. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57:3452-3457.
DNA Barcoding in a Crop Genebank: Resolving the Capsicum annuum Species Complex. -
Jarret, R.L. 2008. DNA Barcoding in a Crop Genebank: Resolving the Capsicum annuum Species Complex.. The Open Biology Journal. 1:35-42.
Pungency in Capsicum Chinense: Variation Among Countries of Origin. -
Antonious, G., Berke, T., Jarret, R.L. Pungency in Capsicum Chinense: Variation Among Countries of Origin. 2009 Journal of Environmental Science and Health. 44(B)(2): 179-184.
Variability for free sugars and organic acids in Capsicum Chinense Reprint Icon -
Jarret, R.L., Berke, T., Baldwin, E.A., Antonious, G. 2009. Variability for free sugars and organic acids in Capsicum Chinense. Chemistry and Biodiversity. 6:138-145.
Variation for Fruit Morphological Characteristics within a Germplasm Collection of Capsicum Chinense Jacq. Reprint Icon -
Jarret, R.L., Berke, T. 2008. Variation for Fruit Morphological Characteristics within a Germplasm Collection of Capsicum Chinense Jacq.. HortScience. 43:1694-1697.
The occurrence and control of pepper mild mottle virus(PMMoV)in the USDA/ARS Capsicum germplasm collection Reprint Icon -
Jarret, R.L., Gillaspie Jr, A.G., Barkley, N.L., Pinnow, D.L. 2008. The occurrence and control of pepper mild mottle virus(PMMoV)in the USDA/ARS Capsicum germplasm collection. Seed Technology Journal. 30:26-36.
Natural Capsaicin in Capsicum chinense: Concentration vs. Origin -
Yoon-Hyeao, H., Antonious, G.F., Berke, T., Jarret, R.L. 2007. Natural Capsaicin in Capsicum chinense: Concentration vs. Origin. Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 102:36-42.
Morphological Variation for Fruit Characteristics in the USDA/ARS Capsicum Baccatum L. Germplasm Collection -
Jarret, R.L. 2007. Morphological Variation for Fruit Characteristics in the USDA/ARS Capsicum Baccatum L. Germplasm Collection. HortScience 42: 1303-1305.
The evolution of chili peppers (Capsicum-Solanaceae): a cytogenetic perspective -
Moscone, E., Scaldaferro, M.A., Grabiele, M., Cecchini, N.M., Garcia, Y.S., Jarret, R.L., Davina, J.R., Ducasse, D.A., Barboza, G.E., Ehrendorfer, F. 2007. The evolution of chili peppers (Capsicum-Solanaceae): a cytogenetic perspective. Acta Horticulturae. 745:137-170.
Diversity of fruit quality characteristics in Capsicum frutescens -
Jarret, R.L., Baldwin, E.A., Perkins, B., Guthrie, K., Bushway, R. 2007. Diversity of fruit quality characteristics in Capsicum frutescens. HortScience. 42(1):16-19.
A DISCOURSE ON GENEBANK CURATION, CURATORIAL LOAD AND MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES -
Jarret, R.L. 2006. A DISCOURSE ON GENEBANK CURATION, CURATORIAL LOAD AND MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES. Georgia Journal of Science. 64:115-130.
SCREENING CAPSICUM ACCESSIONS FOR CAPSAICINOIDS CONTENT -
Antonious, G.F., Jarret, R.L. 2006. Screening capsicum accessions for capsaicinoids content. Journal of Environmental Science and Health. 41:717-729
Antioxidants in Hot Pepper: Variation Among Accessions -
Antonious, G., Kochhar, T.S., Jarret, R.L., Snyder, J.C. 2006. Antioxidants in Hot Pepper: Variation Among Accessions. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B. 41:1237-1243.
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MICROSATELLITE MARKERS FROM MUSA BALBISIANA -
Buhariwalla, H.K., Jarret, R.L., Jayashree, B., Crouch, J.H., Ortiz, R. 2005. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers from musa balbisiana. Molecular Ecology. 5:327-330
GENETIC DISCOVERY IN XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA THROUGH SEQUENCE ANALYSIS OF SELECTED RANDOMLY AMPLIFIED POLYMORPHIC DNAS -
Chen, J., Civerolo, E.L., Jarret, R.L., Van Sluys, M., De Oliveira, M. 2005. Genetic discovery in Xylella fastidiosa through sequence analysis of selected randomly amplified polymorphic DNAs. Current Microbiology. 50(2):78-83.
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).
REVISITING THE WAXY LOCUS AND THE CAPSICUM ANNUM L. COMPLEX -
Jarret, R.L., Dang, P.M. 2004. Revisiting the waxy locus and the capsicum annum l. complex. 2004 Georgia Journal of Science 62:117-133.
INHERITANCE OF EGUSI SEED TYPE IN WATERMELON (CITRULLUS LANATUS VAR. LANATUS) -
Gusmini, G., Wehner, T., Jarret, R.L. 2004. Inheritance of egusi seed type in watermelon (citrullus lanatus var. lanatus). Journal of Heredity 95:268-270.
CHARACTERIZATION OF A XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA FIELD STRAIN ON THE GENOMICS BASIS -
Chen, J., Civerolo, E.L., Jarret, R.L., Van Sluys, M.A., De Oliveira, M.C. 2003. Characterization of a Xylella fastidiosa field strain on the genomics basis [Abstract]. Phytopathology. 93:S16.
USING EIA TO SCREEN "CAPSICUM" SPP. GERMPLASM FOR CAPSAICINOID CONTENT -
Jarret, R.L., Perkins, B., Fan, T. Prince, A., Guthrie, K., Skoczenski, B. 2003. Using EIA to screen "capsicum" spp. germplasm for capsaicinoid content. Journal of food science, J. food comp. & analysis 16:189-194
USING EIA TO QUANTIFY CAPSAICINOIDS IN CHILES (CAPSICUM SPP.) -
Jarret, R.L. Using eia to quantify capsaicinoids in chiles (capsicum spp.). Georgia academy of sciences meeting, 2002. Georgia journal of science 60:122 (2002).
Identifying and selecting for genetic diversity in Papua New Guinea sweetpotato Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. germplasm collected as botanical seed -
Fajardo, D.S., Labonte, D.R., Jarret, R.L. 2002. Identifying and selecting for genetic diversity in Papua New Guinea sweetpotato Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. germplasm collected as botanical seed. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 49:463-470.
MICROSATELLITE BASED PATERNITY ANALYSIS IN POLYPLOID SWEETPOTATO -
Buterler, M., Labonte, D., Jarret, R.L. Macchiavelli, R. Microsatellite based paternity analysis in polyploid sweetpotato. Industrial crops in products, 2002. J. ASHS 127:392-396.
16S RDNA ANALYSIS OF XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA -
Chen, J., Jarret, R.L., Qin, X., Hartung, J.S., Chang, C.J., Hopkins, D. 2000. 16s rdna analysis of xylella fastidiosa. Systematic and Applied Microbiology.
GENETIC RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN RHODODENDRON L. SECTION PENTANTHERA G. DON BASED ON SEQUENCES OF THE INTERNAL TRANSCRIBED SPACER (ITS) REGION -
Scheiber, S.M., Jarret, R.L. Robacker, C.D., Newman, M. Genetic relationships with rhondodendron l. section pentanthera G. Don based on sequences of the internal transcribed spacer (its) region. Euphytica, 2000. Scientific hort. (2000), 85: 123-135
USING 16S RDNA SEQUENCES AS SIGNATURE CHARACTERS TO IDENTIFY XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA -
Chen, J., Bank, D., Jarret, R.L., Chang, C.J., Smith, B.J. Using 16s rdna Sequences as signature characters to identify xylella fastidiosa. Current microbiology 2000. Current microbiology 40:29-33 (2000)
BIOTECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY; TITLE OF CHAPTER: TRANSGENIC PEANUT (ARACHIS HYPOGAE). -
Li Z., Jarret, R.L., Cheng, M., Xing, A., Demski, J.W. Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry; Title of Chapter: Transgenic peanut (arachis hypogae). Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry, 2000. pp 208-224 Vol. 46. Transgenic crops sprinter-verlag berlin (2000)
USING 16S RDNA SEQUENCES AS SIGNATURE CHARACTERS TO IDENTIFY XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA -
Chen, J., Banks, D., Jarret, R.L., Chung, C.J., Smith, B.J. 2000. Using 16s + DNA sequences as signature characters to identify Xylella fastidiosa. Current Microbiology. 40:29-33
PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS AMONG SPECIES OF CITRULLUS AND THE PLACEMENT OF C. REHMII DE WINTER AS DETERMINED BY INTERNAL TRANSCRIBED SPACER (ITS) SEQUENCE HETEROGENEITY -
Jarret, R.L. Newman, M. Phylogenetic relationships among species of citrullus and the placement of C. Rehmii de Winter as determined by internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequence heterogeneity. Genetic resources and crop evolution, 2000, vol 47, pg 215-222.
USING 16S RDNA SEQUENCES TO IDENTIFY XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA -
SPECIFIC DETECTION OF XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA PIERCE'S DISEASE STRAINS -
Banks, D., Albibi, R., Chen, J., Lamikanra, O., Jarret, R.L., Smith, B.J. 1999. Specific detection of Xylella fastidiosa Pierce's Disease strains. Current Microbiology. 39:85-88
SEQUENCE CHARACTERIZATION OF MICROSATELLITES IN DIPLOID AND POLYPLOID IPOMOEA -
Buteler, M.I. Jarret, R.L. Labonte, D.R. Sequence characterization of microsatellites in diploid and polyploid ipomoea. Journal of theoretical and applied genetics; 1999. Theor. application genet; 99:123-132 (1999).
RAPD FINGERPRINTING AND POPULATION ANALYSIS OF XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA PIERCE'S DISEASE STRAINS ISOLATED FROM A VINEYARD IN NORTH FLORIDA -
SEGREGATION OF MICROSATELLITE LOCI IN HAPLOID AND DIPLOID GAMETES OF MUSA -
Simple Sequence Repeats in Watermelon [Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai] -
Jarret, R.L., Merrich, L.C., Holms, T., Evans, J., Aradhya, M.K. 1997. Simple Sequence Repeats in Watermelon [Citrullus lanatus (Thumb.) Matsum. & Nakai]. Genome, 40:433-441.
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