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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Rachel Leisso
Physiology and Pathology of Tree Fruits Research
Plant Pathologist

Phone: (509) 664-2280 ext. 213
Fax: (509) 664-2287
Room 13

1104 NORTH WESTERN AVE
WENATCHEE , WA 98801

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Delayed response to cold stress is characterized by successive metabolic shifts culminating in apple fruit peel necrosis -
Controlled atmosphere storage, temperature conditioning, and antioxidant treatment alter postharvest 'Honeycrisp' metabolism -
Leisso, R.S., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2017. Controlled atmosphere storage, temperature conditioning, and antioxidant treatment alter postharvest 'Honeycrisp' metabolism. HortScience. 52(3):423–431. 2017. doi: 10.21273/HORTSCI11436-16.
Apple replant disease and the –omics: interaction of apple rootstock metabolome and the soil microbiome -
Leisso, R.S., Mazzola, M. 2016. Apple replant disease and the –omics: interaction of apple rootstock metabolome and the soil microbiome. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. 106:S4.160.
Chilling-related cell damage of apple (Malus x domestica Borkh.) fruit cortical tissue impacts antioxidant, lipid, and phenolic metabolism -
Leisso, R.S., Buchanan, D.A., Lee, J., Mattheis, J.P., Sater, C.A., Ines, H., Watkins, C.B., Gapper, N., Johnson, J.W., Schaffer, R.J., Hertog, M.L., Nicolai, B., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2014. Chilling-related cell damage of apple (Malus x domestica Borkh.) fruit cortical tissue impacts antioxidant, lipid, and phenolic metabolism. Physiologia Plantarum. doi: 10.1111/ppl.12244.
A metabolic profile for ‘Honeycrisp’ apple soggy breakdown, a chilling induced physiological disorder -
Leisso, R.S., Hanrahan, I., Buchanan, D.A., Lee, J., Rudell Jr, D.R., Mattheis, J.P., Watkins, C. 2014. A metabolic profile for ‘Honeycrisp’ apple soggy breakdown, a chilling induced physiological disorder. Meeting Abstract. ISHS Postharvest Unlimited V Book of Abstracts, page 81.
Real time-based targeted Metabolomic approach as risk assessment tools for controlling superficial scald in ‘Granny Smith’ apples during storage -
Lee, J., Buchanan, D.A., Leisso, R.S., Mattheis, J.P., Gapper, N.E., Watkins, C.B., Giovannoni, J.J., Hertog, M.M., Nicolai, B.M., Johnston, J.W., Schaffer, R.J., Whitaker, B.D., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2014. Real time-based targeted Metabolomic approach as risk assessment tools for controlling superficial scald in ‘Granny Smith’ apples during storage. Meeting Abstract. https://ashs.confex.com/ashs/2014/webprogram/Paper18864.html.
Interactions between 1-MCP and controlled atmospheres on quality and storage disorders of fruits and vegetable -
Watkins, C.B., Gapper, N.E., Nock, J.F., Rudell Jr, D.R., Leisso, R.S., Lee, J., Buchanan, D.A., Mattheis, J.P., Johnston, J., Schaffer, R., Giovannoni, J.J., Hertog, M.L., Nicolai, B.M. 2014. Interactions between 1-MCP and controlled atmospheres on quality and storage disorders of fruits and vegetable. Acta Horticulturae. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1071.3.
Interactions between 1-MCP and controlled atmosphere storage on quality and storage disorders of fruits and vegetable. -
Watkins, C., Gapper, N., Nock, J., Rudell Jr, D.R., Leisso, R.S., Lee, J., Buchanan, D.A., Mattheis, J.P., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B. 2013. Interactions between 1-MCP and controlled atmosphere storage on quality and storage disorders of fruits and vegetable.. International Controlled Atmosphere Research Conference Proceedings. 101.
Integrated metabolomic and transcriptomic profiling illustrates successive phases of increasing gene expression associated with chilling-related apple peel cell death -
Rudell Jr, D.R., Gapper, N.E., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B., Buchanan, D.A., Mattheis, J.P., Watkins, C.A., Lee, J., Leisso, R.S., Giovannoni, J.J., Johnston, J., Schaffer, R. 2013. Integrated metabolomic and transcriptomic profiling illustrates successive phases of increasing gene expression associated with chilling-related apple peel cell death. Metabolomics. 51.
Metabolomics combined with standard quality measures of ‘Honeycrisp’ apple fruit reveals aspects of metabolism related to flavor, crispness, maturity, and storability -
Leisso, R.S., Buchanan, D.A., Countryman, K.J., Sater, C.A., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2013. Metabolomics combined with standard quality measures of ‘Honeycrisp’ apple fruit reveals aspects of metabolism related to flavor, crispness, maturity, and storability. HortScience. 110.
Assessing superficial scald risk in Granny Smith apples during controlled atmosphere storage using biomarker-based technology -
Gapper, N., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B., Watkins, C., Giovannoni, J.J., Mattheis, J.P., Lee, J., Leisso, R.S., Buchanan, D.A., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2013. Assessing superficial scald risk in Granny Smith apples during controlled atmosphere storage using biomarker-based technology. HortScience. 120.
Cell wall, cell membrane, and volatile metabolism are altered by antioxidant treatment, temperature shifts, and peel necrosis during apple fruit storage -
Leisso, R.S., Buchanan, D.A., Lee, J., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2013. Cell wall, cell membrane, and volatile metabolism are altered by antioxidant treatment, temperature shifts, and peel necrosis during apple fruit storage. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:1373-1387.
Candidate biomarker discovery and selection for ‘Granny Smith' superficial scald risk management and diagnosis, poster board -
Gapper, N., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B., Watkins, C., Giovannoni, J.J., Mattheis, J.P., Lee, J., Leisso, R.S., Buchanan, D.A., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2012. Candidate biomarker discovery and selection for ‘Granny Smith' superficial scald risk management and diagnosis, poster board. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting.
Establishing a diagnostic metabolic profile for soggy breakdown, a physiological disorder of stored ‘Honeycrisp’ apple fruit -
Leisso, R.S., Hanrahan, I., Buchanan, D.A., Lee, J., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2012. Establishing a diagnostic metabolic profile for soggy breakdown, a physiological disorder of stored ‘Honeycrisp’ apple fruit. Metabolomics.
Metabolic alterations in ‘Granny Smith’ apple associated with scald during cold storage and post-storage ripening -
Leisso, R.S., Lee, J., Buchanan, D.A., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2011. Metabolic alterations in ‘Granny Smith’ apple associated with scald during cold storage and post-storage ripening. Meeting Abstract. N/A.
Ripening, storage temperature, ethylene action, and oxidative stress alter apple peel phytosterol metabolism -
Rudell Jr, D.R., Buchanan, D.A., Leisso, R.S., Whitaker, B.D., Mattheis, J.P., Zhu, Y., Varanasi, V. 2011. Ripening, storage temperature, ethylene action, and oxidative stress alter apple peel phytosterol metabolism. Phytochemistry. 72:1328-1340.
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