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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Lyndel Meinhardt
Sustainable Perennial Crops Laboratory
Plant Pathology

Phone: (301) 504-1995
Fax: (301) 504-1998
Room 222

10300 BALTIMORE AVE.
BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 20705

Projects
Genetic Diversity Assessment of Cacao and Other Tropical Tree Crop Genetic Resources
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424482
Genomic Characterization and Management of Fungal Diseases of Cacao
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422910
Develop Sustainable Production System for Tropical Tree Crops and Assess Germplasm to Improve Cacao Sustainability
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423026
Development of High Throughput Genome and Transcriptome Sequences for Tropical Perennial Crops
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426759
Development of Next Generation Sequences to Address Genetic Diversity and Disease Interactions of Perennial Tropical Crops
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426762
Development of Sustainable Cacao Production Methods in Costa Rica
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427103

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Association mapping of fruit, seed and disease resistance traits in Theobroma cacao L -
Motilal, L., Zhang, D., Mischke, B.S., Meinhardt, L.W., Boccara, M., Lanaud, C., Umaharan, P. 2016. Association mapping of fruit, seed and disease resistance traits in Theobroma cacao L. Planta. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00425-016-2582-7?view=classic.
Developing Single Nucleotide Polymorphism markers for the identification of Coffee germplasm -
Zhou, L., Vega, F.E., Tan, H., Ramirez Lluch, A., Meinhardt, L.W., Fang, W., Mischke, B.S., Irish, B.M., Zhang, D. 2016. Developing Single Nucleotide Polymorphism markers for the identification of Coffee germplasm. Tropical Plant Biology. 9:82-95.
Moniliophthora roreri Genome and Transcriptome -
Meinhardt, L.W., Bailey, B.A. 2016. Moniliophthora roreri Genome and Transcriptome. In: Bailey, B.A., Meinhardt, L.W., editors. Cacao diseases: A history of old enemies and new encounters, Switzerland: Springer. p. 97-135.
Cacao diseases: A history of old enemies and new encounters -
Bailey, B.A., Meinhardt, L.W. 2016. Cacao diseases: A history of old enemies and new encounters. Switzerland: Springer. 633 pages.
Phytophthora megakarya, a causal agent of black pod rot in Africa -
Bailey, B.A., Ali, S., Akrofi, A., Meinhardt, L.W. 2016. Phytophthora megakarya, a causal agent of black pod rot in Africa. In: Bailey, B.A., Meinhardt, L.W., editors. Cacao diseases: A history of old enemies and new encounters. Switzerland: Springer. p. 267-303.
PCR-based identification of cacao black pod causal agents and identification of biological factors possibly contributing to Phytophthora megakarya's field dominance in West Africa -
Ali, S., Amoako-Attah, I., Bailey, R., Strem, M.D., Schmidt, M.E., Yaw Akrofi, A., Kolawole, O.O., Surendra, S.J., Goss, E., Didier Begoude, B.A., Martijin Ten, H., Phillips, W., Tyler, B., Meinhardt, L.W., Bailey, B.A. 2016. PCR-based identification of cacao black pod causal agents and identification of biological factors possibly contributing to Phytophthora megakarya's field dominance in West Africa. Plant Pathology. doi: 10.1111/ppa.12496.
Genetic identity and parentage in farmer selections of cacao from Southern Sulawesi, Indonesia revealed by molecular markers -
Dinarti, D., Susilo, A.W., Meinhardt, L.W., Ji, K., Motilal, L., Mischke, B.S., Zhang, D. 2015. Genetic identity and parentage in farmer selections of cacao from Southern Sulawesi, Indonesia revealed by molecular markers. Journal of Breeding Science. 65:438-446.
Developing Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) markers for the identification of pineapple (Ananas comosus) germplasm -
Zhou, L., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Tan, H., Meinhardt, L.W., Mischke, B.S., Wang, B., Zhang, D. 2015. Developing Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) markers for the identification of pineapple (Ananas comosus) germplasm. Horticulture Research. 2:15056.
Combination of RNAseq and SNP nanofluidic array reveals the center of genetic diversity of cacao pathogen Moniliophthora roreri in the upper Magdalena Valley of Colombia and its clonality -
Ali, S., Shao, J.Y., Strem, M.D., Phillips-Mora, W., Zhang, D., Meinhardt, L.W., Bailey, B.A. 2015. Combination of RNAseq and SNP nanofluidic array reveals the center of genetic diversity of cacao pathogen Moniliophthora roreri in the upper Magdalena Valley of Colombia and its clonality. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00850.
Identification of the varietal origin of loose leaf tea based on analysis of a single leaf by SNP nanofluidic array -
Fang, W., Meinhardt, L.W., Tan, H., Zhou, L., Wang, X., Mischke, B.S., Zhang, D. 2016. Identification of the varietal origin of loose leaf tea based on analysis of a single leaf by SNP nanofluidic array. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. doi: 10.1016/j.cj.2016.02.001.
Developing Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) markers from transcriptome sequences for the identification of longan (Dimocarpus longan) germplasm -
Wang, B., Tan, H., Fang, W., Meinhardt, L.W., Mischke, B.S., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Zhang, D. 2015. Developing Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) markers from transcriptome sequences for the identification of longan (Dimocarpus longan) germplasm. Horticulture Research. DOI:10.1038/hortres.2014.65.
Cacao Flavor through Genetics – Anatomy of Fine Flavor -
Sequine, E., Meinhardt, L.W. 2014. Cacao Flavor through Genetics – Anatomy of Fine Flavor. The Manufacturing Confectioner. 94:25-30.
Genetic identity, ancestry and parentage in farmer selections of cacao from Aceh, Indonesia revealed by single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers -
Lukman, Zhang, D., Susilo, A., Dinarti, D., Bailey, B.A., Mischke, B.S., Meinhardt, L.W. 2014. Genetic identity, ancestry and parentage in farmer selections of cacao from Aceh, Indonesia revealed by single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers. Tropical Plant Biology. 7:133-143.
Varietal identification of tea (Camellia sinensis [L.] Kuntze) using nanofluidic array of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) markers -
Fang, W., Meinhardt, L.W., Tan, H., Zhou, L., Mischke, B.S., Zhang, D. 2014. Varietal identification of tea (Camellia sinensis [L.] Kuntze) using nanofluidic array of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) markers. Horticulture Research. DOI:10.1038/hortres.2014.35.
Verification of genetic identity of introduced cacao germplasm in Ghana using single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers -
Ji, K., Takrama, J., Meinhardt, L.W., Mischke, B.S., Opoku, S., Padi, F., Zhang, D. 2014. Verification of genetic identity of introduced cacao germplasm in Ghana using single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers. African Journal of Biotechnology. 13(21):2127-2136.
Exogenous abscisic acid significantly affects proteome in tea plant (Camellia sinensis) exposed to drought stress -
Zhou, L., Xu, H., Mischke, B.S., Meinhardt, L.W., Zhang, D., Fang, W. 2014. Exogenous abscisic acid significantly affects proteome in tea plant (Camellia sinensis) exposed to drought stress. Horticulture Research. doi:10.1038/hortres.2014.29.
Differential gene expression by Moniliophthora roreri while overcoming cacao tolerance in the field -
Bailey, B.A., Melnick, R.L., Strem, M.D., Crozier, J., Shao, J.Y., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Ali, S.S., Zhang, D., Philips-Mora, W., Meinhardt, L.W. 2014. Differential gene expression by Moniliophthora roreri while overcoming cacao tolerance in the field. Molecular Plant Pathology. DOI:10.1111/mpp.12134.
Successful pod infections by Moniliophthora roreri result in differential Theobroma cacao gene expression depending on the clone’s level of tolerance -
Ali, S., Melnick, R., Strem, M.D., Crozier, J., Shao, J.Y., Sicher Jr, R.C., Zhang, D., Philips-Mora, W., Meinhardt, L.W., Bailey, B.A. 2014. Successful pod infections by Moniliophthora roreri result in differential Theobroma cacao gene expression depending on the clone’s level of tolerance. Molecular Plant Pathology. DOI:10.1111/mpp.12126.
Genome and secretome analysis of the hemibiotrophic fungal pathogen, Moniliophthora roreri, which causes frosty pod rot disease of cacao: mechanisms of the biotrophic and necrotrophic phases -
Meinhardt, L.W., Thomazella, D.P., Teixeira, P.J., Costa, G.G., Carazzolle, M., Schuster, S., Carlson, J.E., Guiltinan, M.J., Mieczkowski, P., Crow, J., Farmer, A., Ramaraj, T., Crosier, J., Davis, R.E., Shao, J.Y., Pereira, G.A., Bailey, B.A. 2014. Genome and secretome analysis of the hemibiotrophic fungal pathogen, Moniliophthora roreri, which causes frosty pod rot disease of cacao: mechanisms of the biotrophic and necrotrophic phases. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 15:164.
Genetic characterization of guava (psidium guajava l.) Germplasm in the United States using microsatellite markers -
Sitther, V., Zhang, D., Harris, D., Zee, F.T., Yadav, A., Meinhardt, L.W., Dhekney, S. 2014. Genetic characterization of guava (psidium guajava l.) Germplasm in the United States using microsatellite markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. DOI: 10.1007/s10722-014-0078-5.
Accurate determination of genetic identity for a single cacao bean, using molecular markers with a nanofluidic system, ensures cocoa authenticity and traceability -
Fang, W., Meinhardt, L.W., Mischke, B.S., Bellato, C., Motilal, L., Zhang, D. 2013. Accurate determination of genetic identity for a single cacao bean, using molecular markers with a nanofluidic system, ensures cocoa authenticity and traceability. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62:481-487.
Microsatellite-aided detection of genetic redundancy improves management of the International Cocoa Genebank, Trinidad -
Motilal, L., Zhang, D., Mischke, B.S., Meinhardt, L.W., Umaharan, P. 2013. Microsatellite-aided detection of genetic redundancy improves management of the International Cocoa Genebank, Trinidad. Tree Genetics and Genomes. 9:1395-1411.
Physiological traits and metabolites of cacao seedlings influenced by potassium in growth medium Reprint Icon -
Li, Y., Elson, M.K., Zhang, D., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Hang, L., Meinhardt, L.W., Baligar, V.C. 2013. Physiological traits and metabolites of cacao seedlings influenced by potassium in growth medium. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 4:1074-1080.
Global analyses of Ceratocystis cacaofunesta mitochondria: from genome to proteome -
Pereira, G.A., Ambrosio, A.B., Nascimento, L.C., Oliveira, B.V., Teixeira, P.J., Tiburcio, R.A., Thomazella, D.P., Leme, A.F., Carazzolle, M.F., Vidal, R.O., Mieczkowski, P., Meinhardt, L.W., Garcia, O. 2013. Global analyses of Ceratocystis cacaofunesta mitochondria: from genome to proteome. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 2013(14):91.
Dynamic changes in pod and fungal physiology associated with the shift from biotrophy to necrotrophy during the infection of Theobroma cacao by Moniliophthora roreri -
Bailey, B.A., Crozier, J., Strem, M.D., Melnick, R.L., Zhang, D., Maximova, S., Guiltinan, M., Meinhardt, L.W. 2013. Dynamic changes in pod and fungal physiology associated with the shift from biotrophy to necrotrophy during the infection of Theobroma cacao by Moniliophthora roreri. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 81:84-96.
A potential role for an extracellular methanol oxidase secreted by Moniliophthora perniciosa in Witches' broom disease in cacao -
Oliveira, B., Teixeira, G., Reis, O., Barau, J., Teixeira, P.J., Rio, M.S., Domingues, R.R., Meinhardt, L.W., Leme, A.F., Rincones, J., Pereira, G.A. 2012. A potential role for an extracellular methanol oxidase secreted by Moniliophthora perniciosa in Witches' broom disease in cacao. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 49:922-932.
Elucidating genetic identities of cacao germplam in an international cacao collection using molecular markers -
Motilal, L., Zhang, D., Umaharanl, P., Boccara, M., Mischke, B.S., Sankar, A., Meinhardt, L.W. 2012. Elucidating genetic identities of cacao germplam in an international cacao collection using molecular markers. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. 10(3):232-241.
Genetic diversity and parentage in farmer varieties of cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) from Honduras and Nicaragua as revealed by Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) markers -
Ji, K., Zhang, D., Motilal, L., Boccara, M., Lachenaud, P., Meinhardt, L.W. 2012. Genetic diversity and parentage in farmer varieties of cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) from Honduras and Nicaragua as revealed by Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. DOI: 10.1007/s10722-012-9847-1.
Theobroma -
Zhang, D., Figueira, A., Motilal, L., Lachenaud, P., Meinhardt, L.W. 2011. Theobroma. In: Kole, C., editor. Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic and Breeding Resources, Plantation and Ornamental Crops. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. p. 277-296.
The hemibiotrophic cacao pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa depends on a mitochondrial alternative oxidase for biotrophic development -
Thomazella, D.P., Teixeira, P., De Oliveira, H., Saviani, E., Rincones, J., Toni, I., Osvaldo, R., Garcia, O., Meinhardt, L.W., Salgado, I., Pereira, G.A. 2012. The hemibiotrophic cacao pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa depends on a mitochondrial alternative oxidase for biotrophic development. New Phytologist. 194(4):1025-1034.
The Mitochondrial Genome of Moniliophthora roreri, the frosty pod rot pathogen of cacao -
Costa, G.G., Cabrera, O., Tiburico, R.A., Medrano, F., Carazzolle, M., Thomazella, D., Schuster, S., Carlson, J.E., Guiltinan, M.J., Bailey, B.A., Mieckowski, P., Pereira, G.A., Meinhardt, L.W. 2012. The Mitochondrial Genome of Moniliophthora roreri, the frosty pod rot pathogen of cacao. Fungal Biology. 116(5):551-562.
Dissecting genetic structure in farmer selections of Theobroma cacao in the Peruvian Amazon: implications for on-farm conservation and rehabilitation -
Zhang, D., Gardini, E.A., Baligar, V.C., Bailey, B.A., Meinhardt, L.W. 2011. Dissecting genetic structure in farmer selections of Theobroma cacao in the Peruvian Amazon: implications for on-farm conservation and rehabilitation. Tropical Plant Biology. 4:106-116.
Assessing genetic diversity in java fine-flavor cocoa (theobroma cacao l.) Germplasm by simple sequence repeat (ssr) markers -
Susilo, A., Zhang, D., Motalal, L., Meinhardt, L.W. 2011. Assessing genetic diversity in java fine-flavor cocoa (theobroma cacao l.) Germplasm by simple sequence repeat (ssr) markers. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad). 55:84-92.
Genetic diversity and spatial structure in cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) germplasm from Bolivia -
Zhang, D., July, W., Johnson, E., Somarriba, E., Philips-Mora, W., Astorga, C., Mischke, B.S., Meinhardt, L.W. 2011. Genetic diversity and spatial structure in cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) germplasm from Bolivia. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10722-011-9680-y.
Microsatellite fingerprinting in the International Cocoa Genebank, Trinidad: Accession and plot homogeneity information for germplasm management -
Motilal, L., Zhang, D., Pathmanathan, U., Mischke, B.S., Pinney, S.M., Meinhardt, L.W. 2011. Microsatellite fingerprinting in the International Cocoa Genebank, Trinidad: Accession and plot homogeneity information for germplasm management. Plant Genetic Resources. 9:430-438.
AFLP Phylogeny of 36 Erythroxylum species- genetic relationships among Erythroxylum species inferred by AFLP analysis -
Emche, S.D., Zhang, D., Islam, M.B., Bailey, B.A., Meinhardt, L.W. 2011. AFLP Phylogeny of 36 Erythroxylum species- genetic relationships among Erythroxylum species inferred by AFLP analysis. Tropical Plant Biology. 4(2):126-133.
Comparison of single nucleotide polymorphisms and simple sequence repeats in genotype identification and diversity assessment of cacao germplasm -
Zhang, D., Livingstone, D., Irish, B.M., Kuhn, D.N., Schnell II, R.J., Meinhardt, L.W. 2011. Comparison of single nucleotide polymorphisms and simple sequence repeats in genotype identification and diversity assessment of cacao germplasm. Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference. 2011.
Genes acquired by horizontal transfer are potentially involved in the evolution of phytopathogenicity in Moniliophthora perniciosa and Moniliophthora roreri, two of the major pathogens of cacao -
Tiburcio, R.A., Costa, G.G., Carazzolle, M.F., Schuster, S.C., Carlson, J.E., Guiltinan, M.J., Bailey, B.A., Argueso, J.L., Mieckowski, P., Meinhardt, L.W., Pereira, G.A. 2009. Genes acquired by horizontal transfer are potentially involved in the evolution of phytopathogenicity in Moniliophthora perniciosa and Moniliophthora roreri, two of the major pathogens of cacao. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 70:85-97.
The relic Criollo cacao in Belize- genetic diversity and relationship with Trinitario and other cacao clones held in the International Cocoa Genebank, Trinidad Reprint Icon -
Motilal, L., Zhang, D., Umaharan, P., Mischke, B.S., Mooleedhar, V., Meinhardt, L.W. 2010. The relic Criollo cacao in Belize- genetic diversity and relationship with Trinitario and other cacao clones held in the International Cocoa Genebank, Trinidad. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1479262109990232.
Molecular characterization of an earliest cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) collection from Peruvian Amazon using microsatllite DNA markers -
Zhang, D., Boccara, M., Motilal, L., Mischke, B.S., Johnson, E.S., Butler, D., Bailey, B.A., Meinhardt, L.W. 2009. Molecular characterization of an earliest cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) collection from Peruvian Amazon using microsatllite DNA markers. Tree Genetics and Genomes. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11295-009-0212-2.
A genome survey of Moniliophthora perniciosa gives new insights into Witches’ Broom Disease of cacao -
Mondego, J.M., Carazolle, M.F., Costa, G., Formighieri, L.P., Parizzi, L.P., Rincones, J., Cotomacci, C., Vidal, R.O., Estrela, R.C., Garcia, O., Castro, L.A., Gramacho, K.P., Goncalves, M.S., Neto-Goes, A., Barbosa, L.V., Guiltinan, M.J., Bailey, B.A., Meinhardt, L.W., Cascardo, J.C., Pereira, G.A. 2008. A genome survey of Moniliophthora perniciosa gives new insights into Witches’ Broom Disease of cacao. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 9:548.
The occurrence and frequency of Witches’ Broom Disease associated with Wild Cacao from the Upper Amazon of Peru -
Arevalo, E.G., Marquez, D.K., Samuels, G.J., Zhang, D., Robles, R., Arevalo, J., Barreto, A., Alvardo, C., Baligar, V.C., Meinhardt, L.W. 2008. The occurrence and frequency of Witches’ Broom Disease associated with Wild Cacao from the Upper Amazon of Peru. XX Congress Peruano de Fitopatologia 2008. Meeting Abstract. #58.
COMPARATIVE GENOME ANALYSES OF MONILIOPHTHORA PERNICIOSA AND MONILIOPHTHORA RORERI: TWO CLOSELY RELATED PHYTOPATHOGENIC BASIDIOMYCETES THAT CAUSE DISTINCTLY DIFFERENT DISEASES OF THEOBROMA CACAO -
Meinhardt, L.W., Bailey, B.A., Guiltinan, M., Carazzolle, M.F., Lacerda, G., Mondego, J., Formigheri, E., Periera, G.A. 2008. Comparative genome analyses of moniliophthora perniciosa and moniliophthora roreri: two closely related phytopathogenic basidiomycetes that cause distinctly different diseases of theobroma cacao. Mid Atlantic Plant Molecular Biology Society Conference. .
Moniliophthora perniciosa, the causal agent of witches’ broom disease of cacao: What’s new from this old foe? -
Meinhardt, L.W., Rincones, J., Bailey, B.A., Aime, M.C., Griffith, C., Zhang, D., Pereira, G. 2008. Moniliophthora perniciosa, the causal agent of witches’ broom disease of cacao: What’s new from this old foe. Molecular Plant Pathology. 9(5):577-588.
Population Structure and Genetic Diversity of the Trinitario Cacao (Theobroma Cacao L.) from Trinidad and Tobago -
Johnson, E.S., Bekele, F., Brown, J.S., Song, J.H., Motamayor, J., Zhang, D., Schnell II, R.J., Meinhardt, L.W. 2009. Population Structure and Genetic Diversity of the Trinitario Cacao (Theobroma Cacao L.) from Trinidad and Tobago. Crop Science. 49:564-572.
The phytopathogenic basidiomycete Moniliophthora perniciosa senesces and contains a kalilo-like plasmid stably integrated in its large mitochondrial genome -
Formighieri, E.F., Tiburcio, R.A., Armas, E.D., Shimo, H.M., Carels, N., Goes-Neto, A., Araujo, M.R., Cotomacci, C., Carazzolle, M.F., Thomazella, D.P., Sardinha-Pinto, N., Rincones, J., Digiampietri, L.A., Carraro, D.M., Azeredo-Espin, A., Reis, S.F., Deckman, A.C., Gramacho, K., Goncalves, M.S., Moura-Neto, J.P., Luciana, V.B., Meinhardt, L.W., Cascardo, J.C., Pereira, G.A. 2008. The phytopathogenic basidiomycete Moniliophthora perniciosa senesces and contains a kalilo-like plasmid stably integrated in its large mitochondrial genome. Mycological Research. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/doi/pdf/10.1094/MPMI-21-7-0891.
Molecular characterization of an International cocoa collection using microsallte markers -
Zhang, D., Mischke, B.S., Johnson, E.S., Mora, A., Phillips-Mora, W., Meinhardt, L.W. 2008. Molecular characterization of an International cocoa collection using microsallte markers. Tree Genetics & Genomics. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11295-008-0163-z.
Differential gene expression between the biotrophic-like and saprotrophic mycelia of the Witches’ broom pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa -
Rincones, J., Scarpari, L.M., Mondego, J.M., Carazzolle, M.F., Formighieri, E.F., Costa, G.G., Barau, J.G., Vilas-Boas, L.A., Sabha, M., Azevedo, R.A., Dias, R., Cascardo, J.M., Meinhardt, L.W., Periera, G.A. 2008. Differential gene expression between the biotrophic-like and saprotrophic mycelia of the Witches’ broom pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa. Molecular Microbiology. 21:891-908.
Differential gene expression between the biotrophic-like and saprotrophic mycelia of the Witches’ broom pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa. -
Rincones, J., Scarpari, L.M., Mondego, J.M., Formighieri, E.F., Sabha, M., Carazzolle, M.F., Barau, J.G., Meinhardt, L.W., Pereira, G.A. Differential gene expression between the biotrophic-like and saprotrophic mycelia of the Witches’ broom pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa. Fungal Genetics Conference Proceedings. www.fgsc.net/asil2007/xxivfgcposterabs.htm
ON THE ANCESTRY OF THE ICS CLONES OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO -
Johnson, E.S., Bekele, F.L., Zhang, D., Schnell Ii, R.J., Meinhardt, L.W. 2008. On the ancestry of the ics clones of trinidad and tobago. Plant and Animal Genome VX Conference Abstracts.Poster Presentation at the PAG XVI Conference, San Diego, CA. January 12-16, Abstr. P121, p. 149.
Genetic comparison of two related fungal pathogens of Theobroma cacao -
Meinhardt, L.W., Bailey, B.A., Guiltinan, M., Pereira, G.A. 2007. Genetic comparison of two related fungal pathogens of Theobroma cacao. International Conference on Microbial Genomes.
Genetic diversity and population structure of cacao landraces in Northern and Central coastal Ecuador -
Zhang, D., Amores, F., Cedeno, A., Hermann, M., Meinhardt, L.W. 2008. Genetic diversity and population structure of cacao landraces in Northern and Central coastal Ecuador. Conservation Genetics. 9(2) 327-337.
Involvement of calcium oxalate degradation during programmed cell death in Theobroma cacao tissues triggered by the hemibiotrophic fungus Moniliophthora perniciosa -
Ceita, G.D., Macedo, J.N., Santos, T.B., Alemanno, L., Gesteira, A.D., Micheli, F., Mariano, A.C., Gramacho, K.P., Silva, D.D., Meinhardt, L.W., Mazzafera, P., Pereira, G.A., Cascardo, J.D. Involvement of calcium oxalate degradation during programmed cell death in Theobroma cacao tissues triggered by the hemibiotrophic fungus Moniliophthora perniciosa. Plant Science. 173 (2007) 106-117
Characterization of Necrosis and Ethylene inducing Proteins (NEP) in the Basidiomycete Moniliophthora perniciosa, the Causal Agent of Witches’ Broom in Theobroma cacao -
Garcia, O., Macedo, J., Tiburcio, R., Zaparoli, G., Bittencourt, L.M., Ceita, G., Rincones, J., Micheli, F., Gesteira, A., Mariano, A., Schiavinato, M.A., Medrano, F., Meinhardt, L.W., Pereira, G.A., Cascardo, J.C. 2007. Characterization of Necrosis and Ethylene inducing Proteins (NEP) in the Basidiomycete Moniliophthora perniciosa, the Causal Agent of Witches’ Broom in Theobroma cacao. Mycological Research. 111:443-455.
CONCENTRATION AND UPTAKE OF P,ZN AND FE AS INFLUENCED BY SOIL ACIDITY, AND LEVELS AND FORMS OF N,P AND FE IN CACAO -
Baligar, V.C., Fageria, N.K., Machado, R.C., Meinhardt, L.W. 2006. Concentration and uptake of p,zn and fe as influenced by soil acidity, and levels and forms of n,p and fe in cacao. Proceedings of the International Cocoa Producer's Conference. 10.09.06
“Refractario” cocoa – genetic identity and genetic structure assessed using microsallite markers -
Zhang, D., Boccara, M., Motilal, L., Butler, D.R., Umaharan, P., Mischke, B.S., Meinhardt, L.W. 2006. “Refractario” cocoa – genetic identity and genetic structure assessed using microsallite markers. Conservation Genetics. 9(2):327-337.
GENETIC VARIABILITY AND CHROMOSOME-LENGTH POLYMORPHISMS OF THE WITCHES’ BROOM PATHOGEN CRINIPELLIS PERNICIOSA FROM VARIOUS PLANT HOSTS IN SOUTH AMERICA -
Rincones, J., Mazotti, G.D., Griffith, G.W., Pomela, A.W., Figueira, A., Queiroz, M.V., Pereira, J.F., Azevedo, R.A., Pereira, G.A., Meinhardt, L.W. 2006. Genetic variability and chromosome-length polymorphisms of the witches’ broom pathogen crinipellis perniciosa from various plant hosts in south america. Mycological Research. 110:821-832.
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