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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Margaret R Pooler
Floral and Nursery Plants Research
Genetics

Phone: (301) 504-5218
Fax: (301) 504-5096
Room 244

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 010A BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207052350

Projects
Evaluation and Genetic Improvement of Woody Ornamental Landscape Plants for Disease and Pest Tolerance, Non-Invasiveness, and Ornamental Traits
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425048
Developing Blight-Resistant Boxwood Germplasm
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423742

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Developing a national strategic plan for consumer horticulture -
Bradley, L.K., Bauske, E.M., Bewick, T.A., Clark, J.R., Durham, R.E., Langellotto, G., Myer, M.A., Pooler, M.R., Dorn, S. 2016. Developing a national strategic plan for consumer horticulture. HortTechnology. 26;372-378.
Use of mycelium and detached leaves in bioassays for assessing resistance to boxwood blight -
Guo, Y.H., Olsen, R.T., Kramer, M.H., Pooler, M.R. 2016. Use of mycelium and detached leaves in bioassays for assessing resistance to boxwood blight. Plant Disease. 100:1622-2626.
Transformation of somatic embryos of Prunus incisa ‘February Pink’ with a visible reporter gene -
Cheong, E.J., Pooler, M.R. 2015. Transformation of somatic embryos of Prunus incisa ‘February Pink’ with a visible reporter gene. Plant Breeding and Biotechnology. 3:238-243.
SSRs are useful to assess genetic diversity among Lagerstroemia species -
Rinehart, T.A., Pounders Jr, C.T., Wang, X., Pooler, M.R. 2015. SSRs are useful to assess genetic diversity among Lagerstroemia species. Acta Horticulture Proceedings. (ISHS) 1087:49-58.
Effective bioassays for evaluating boxwood blight (Calonectria pseudonaviculata) susceptibility using detached stem inoculations -
Guo, Y., Olsen, R.T., Kramer, M.H., Pooler, M.R. 2015. Effective bioassays for evaluating boxwood blight (Calonectria pseudonaviculata) susceptibility using detached stem inoculations. HortScience. 50(2):268-271.
Development of polymorphic genic-SSR markers by cDNA library sequencing in boxwood, Buxus spp. (Buxaceae) -
Thammina, C., Olsen, R.T., Wight-Malapi, M., Crouch, J., Pooler, M.R. 2014. Development of polymorphic genic-SSR markers by cDNA library sequencing in boxwood, Buxus spp. (Buxaceae). Applications in Plant Sciences. 9(12):1400095.
'Helen Taft' and 'Abigail Adams' flowering cherries -
Pooler, M.R. 2013. 'Helen Taft' and 'Abigail Adams' flowering cherries. HortScience. 48(9):1195-1196.
Description and history of Syringa oblata subsp. oblata 'Frank Meyer' -
Lura, S.B., Pooler, M.R., Kirkbride, J.H. 2013. Description and history of Syringa oblata subsp. oblata 'Frank Meyer'. Hanburyana. 7:37-40.
Loropetalum chinense 'Snow Panda' -
Pooler, M.R. 2013. Loropetalum chinense 'Snow Panda'. HortScience. 48(7):906.
Interspecific hybridizations in ornamental flowering cherries (Prunus species) Reprint Icon -
Pooler, M.R., Ma, H. 2013. Interspecific hybridizations in ornamental flowering cherries (Prunus species). Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 138(3):198-204.
In vitro induction of polyploidy in Cercis glabra Pamp -
Nadler, J.D., Pooler, M.R., Olsen, R.T., Coleman, G. 2012. In vitro induction of polyploidy in Cercis glabra Pamp. Scientia Horticulturae. 148:126-130.
Simple sequence repeat markers from Cercis canadensis show wide cross-species transfer and use in genetic studies -
Wadl, P.A., Trigiano, R.N., Werner, D.J., Pooler, M.R., Rinehart, T.A. 2012. Simple sequence repeat markers from Cercis canadensis show wide cross-species transfer and use in genetic studies. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 137:189-201.
Interploid hybridizations in ornamental cherries using Prunus maackii -
Pooler, M.R., Ma, H., Kidwell Slak, D.L. 2012. Interploid hybridizations in ornamental cherries using Prunus maackii. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 30:89-92.
‘Firefly’ Clethra -
Reed, S.M., Pooler, M.R. 2012. ‘Firefly’ Clethra. HortScience. 47(3):429-430.
Evaluation of genetic diversity and pedigree within crapemyrtle (Lagerstroemia spp.) cultivars using simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers -
Wang, X., Wadl, P.A., Cabrera, R.I., Pounders Jr, C.T., Scheffler, B.E., Pooler, M.R., Rinehart, T.A., Trigiano, R.N. 2011. Evaluation of genetic diversity and pedigree within crapemyrtle (Lagerstroemia spp.) cultivars using simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 136(2):116-128.
'Anacostia' Camellia -
Pooler, M.R. 2011. 'Anacostia' Camellia. HortScience. 46:139-140.
'Cree' and 'Nantucket' Viburnum Reprint Icon -
Pooler, M.R. 2010. 'Cree' and 'Nantucket' Viburnum. HortScience. 45:1384-1385.
Characterization of twelve microsatellite markers for the native redbud tree (Cercis canadensis) -
Rinehart, T.A., Trigiano, R., Wadl, P., Hadziabdic, D., Pooler, M.R., Scheffler, B.E. 2010. Characterization of twelve microsatellite markers for the native redbud tree (Cercis canadensis). Molecular Ecology Resources. 10(4):751-754.
DNA Fingerprinting Eastern Redbud Cultivars (Cercis canadensis) Using SSR Markers -
Rinehart, T.A., Scheffler, B.E., Trigiano, R., Pooler, M.R. 2011. DNA Fingerprinting Eastern Redbud Cultivars (Cercis canadensis) Using SSR Markers. Southern Nursery Association Research Conference. 55:40-45.
Evaluation of flowering cherry (Prunus L.) species, hybrids, and cultivars using SSR markers Reprint Icon -
Ma, H., Olsen, R., Pooler, M, Kramer, Matthew. 2009. Evaluation of Flowering Cherry Species, Hybrids, and Cultivars Using Simple Sequence Repeat Markers. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 134:435-444.
Anthocyanin regulatory/structural gene expression in Phalaenopsis Reprint Icon -
Ma, H., Pooler, M.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2009. Anthocyanin regulatory/structural gene expression in Phalaenopsis. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 134:88-96.
'Betsy Ross', "Old Glory', and 'Declaration' Lilacs Reprint Icon -
Pooler, M.R. 2008. 'Betsy Ross', 'Old Glory', and 'Declaration' lilacs. HortScience. 43(2):544-545.
Ratio of Myc and Myb transcription factors regulates antheoyanin production in orchid flowers -
Ma, H., Pooler, M.R., and Griesbach, R.J. 2008. Ratio of Myc and Myb transcription factors regulates antheoyanin production in orchid flowers. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 133(1):133-138.
Clonal Fidelity in Large Colonies of Box Huckleberry (Gaylussacia brachycera Gray) Assessed by DNA Fingerprinting Reprint Icon -
Pooler, M.R., Nicholson, R., Vandergrift, A. 2008. Clonal fidelity in large colonies of box huckleberry (Gaylussacia brachycea Gray) assessed by DNA fingerprinting. Northeastern Naturalist. 15(1):67-74.
Studies of Anthocyanin Regulatory Genes in Phalaenopsis Using a Transient Expression System -
Ma, H., Griesbach, R.J., and Pooler, M.R. 2007. Studies of anthocyanin regulatory genes in Phalaenopsis using a transient expression system. HortScience. 42:971(abstract).
National Arboretum Solves Green Industry Problems with a Multi-Disciplinary Research Approach -
Pooler, M.R. 2007. The green industry has a federal partner: the National Arboretum. ANLA Today 19(4):6-7.
NEW LILACS FROM THE U.S. NATIONAL ARBORETUM -
Pooler, M.R. 2006. New lilacs from the U.S. National Arboretum. Lilacs Quarterly Journal 35(4):116-117.
'DREAM CATCHER' AND 'FIRST LADY' FLOWERING CHERRY -
Pooler, M.R. 2007. 'Dream Cater' and 'First Lady' Flowering Cherry. HortScience. 42(1):174-175.
POLLINATION BIOLOGY OF LAGERSTROEMIA INDICA AND SEVERAL INTER-SPECIFIC HYBRIDS -
Pounders Jr, C.T., Reed, S.M., Pooler, M.R. 2006. Pollination biology of lagerstroemia indica and several inter-specific hybrids. HortScience Vol. 41(3) June 2006.
'ARAPAHO' AND 'CHEYENNE' LAGERSTROEMIA -
Pooler, M.R. 2006. 'Arapaho' and 'Cheyenne' Lagerstroemia. HortScience. 41:855-856.
CRAPEMYRTLE, LAGERSTROEMIA SPP. -
Pooler, M.R. 2006. Crapmyrtle - Lagerstroemia indica. In N.O. Anderson (ed). Flower breeding and genetics. Issues, challenges, and opportunities for the 21st century. 2:428-449. Springer, New York.
TSUGA CHINENSIS AS A SOURCE OF HOST RESISTANCE TO THE HEMLOCK WOOLLY ADELGID -
Bentz, S.E., Griesbach, R.J., Pooler, M.R. and Townsend A.M. 2006. Tsuga chinensis as a source of host resistance to the hemlock woolly adelgid. 17th Annual USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species.
TRANSGENIC APPROACHES TO DISEASE RESISTANCE IN ORNAMENTAL CROPS -
Hammond, J., Hsu, H.T., Huang, Q., Jordan, R.L., Kamo, K.K., Pooler, M.R. 2006. Transgenic approaches to disease resistance in ornamental crops. Journal of Crop Improvement. 17:155-210.
DNA FINGERPRINTING OF CLONES AND HYBRIDS OF AMERICAN ELM AND OTHER SPECIES USING AFLP MARKERS. -
Pooler, M.R., Townsend, A.M. 2005. DNA fingerprinting of clones and hybrids of American elm and other elm species with AFLP markers. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 23:113-117.
GENOTYPING OF ORNAMENTAL FLOWERING CHERRY GERMPLASM (PRUNUS SPECIES) USING SSR TECHNOLOGY -
Ma, H., Pooler, M.R. 2005. Genotyping of ornamental flowering cherry germplasm (Prunus species) using SSR technology. HortScience. 40:1003.
USE OF THE GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEIN (GFP) GENE IN PRUNUS INCISA 'FEBRUARY PINK' AS A SELECTABLE MARKER -
Cheong, E., Pooler, M.R. 2005. Use of the green fluorescent protein (GFP) gene in Prunus incisa 'February Pink' as a selectable marker. InVitro. 41:46-A.
A NORMALIZED TRANSIENT EXPRESSION SYSTEM TO STUDY TRANSGENE EXPRESSION -
Ma, H., Griesbach, R., Pooler, M.R. 2005. A normalized transient expression system to study transgene expression. InVitro. 41:43-A.
THE IDENTITY OF THE AFRICAN FIREBUSH (HAMELIA) IN THE ORNAMENTAL NURSERY TRADE -
Pooler, M. 2004. The Idenity of the African Firebush (Hamelia) in the Ornamental Nursery Trade. HortScience. v. 39(4) pg. 772.
THE IDENTITY OF THE AFRICAN FIREBUSH (HAMELIA) IN THE ORNAMENTAL NURSERY TRADE -
Elias, T.S., Pooler, M.R. 2004. The identity of the African firebush (Hamelia) in the ornamental nursery trade. HortScience. 39:1224-1226.
FACTORS AFFECTING SOMATIC EMBRYOGENESIS IN PRUNUS INCISA 'FEBRUARY PINK' -
Cheong, E., Pooler, M.R. 2004. Factors Affecting Somatic Embryogenesis in Prunus Incisa cv. February Pink. Plant Cell Reports. 2004. v:22, pp:810-815.
LATEST DEVELOPMENT IN CRAPEMYRTLE BREEDING AT THE U.S. NATIONAL ARBORETUM -
Pooler, M. 2004. Latest Development in Crapemyrtle breeding at the U.S. National Arboretum. HortScience. v. 39(4) pg. 772.
RECOVERY, PROPAGATION, AND EVALUATION OF THE BOX HUCKLEBERRY, GAYLUSSACIA BRACHYCERA (MICHX.) GRAY -
Pooler, M. 2003. Recovery, propagation, and evaluation of the box hucklberry, gaylussacia brachycera (michx.) gray. HortScience. v. 38(5) pg. 668.
BUILDING ON SUCCESS: 45 YEARS OF CRAPMYRTLE BREEDING AT THE U.S. NATIONAL ARBORETUM -
Pooler, M., Dix, R., Griesbach, R. 2003. Building on success: 45 years of crapemyrtle breeding at the U.S. National Arboretum. HortScience. v. 38(5) pg. 688.
MICROPROPAGATION OF CHINESE REDBUD (CERCIS YUNNANENSIS) INCLUDING INDUCTION OF ADVENTITIOUS SHOOTS FROM LEAF PIECES -
Cheong, E., Pooler, M.R. 2003. Micropropagation of Chinese Redbud (Cercis Yunnanensis)Through Axillary Bud Breading and Induction of Adventitious Shoots From Leaf Pieces. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol - Plant. 2003. v:39, pp:455-458.
MOLECULAR MARKERS USED TO VERIFY INTERSPECIFIC HYBRIDIZATION BETWEEN HEMLOCK (TSUGA) SPECIES -
Molecular genetic diversity among twelve clones of lagerstroemia fauriei revealed by AFLP and RAPD markers
OCCURRENCE OF UNREDUCED EGGS IN PEACH -
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