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Barbara Sue Mischke
Sustainable Perennial Crops Laboratory
Geneticist

Phone: (301) 504-5603
Fax: (301) 504-1998
Room 315

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD 207052350

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genetic identity and origin of ‘Piura Porcelana’ – a fine-flavored traditional variety of cacao (Theobroma cacao) from the Peruvian Amazon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arevalo, E., Zhou, L., Meinhardt, L.W., Motilal, L., Mischke, B.S., Zhang, D. 2019. Genetic identity and origin of ‘Piura Porcelana’ – a fine-flavored traditional variety of cacao (Theobroma cacao) from the Peruvian Amazon. Tree Genetics and Genomes. 15:11.
Assessing hidden parentage and genetic integrity of the “United Fruit Clones” of cacao (Theobroma cacao) from Costa Rica using SNP markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mata, A., Arciniegas, A.L., Phillips, W.M., Meinhardt, L.W., Mischke, B.S., Zhang, D. 2018. Assessing hidden parentage and genetic integrity of the “United Fruit Clones” of cacao (Theobroma cacao) from Costa Rica using SNP markers. Breeding Science. 68:545-553.
Candidate SSR tags for fruit and seed traits of Theobroma cacao L. in the International Cocoa Genebank Trinidad - (Proceedings)
Motilal, L., Zhang, D., Mischke, B.S., Meinhardt, L.W., Umaharan, P. 2018. Candidate SSR tags for fruit and seed traits of Theobroma cacao L. in the International Cocoa Genebank Trinidad. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Cocoa Research. p.13-17.
Genetic Diversity and Genetic Structure of Wild Cacao Collected in the Oriente using Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms - (Proceedings)
Motilal, L., Zhang, D., Mischke, B.S., Meinhardt, L.W., Umaharan, P. 2018. Genetic Diversity and Genetic Structure of Wild Cacao Collected in the Oriente using Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Cocoa Research. November 13-17, 2018, Lima, Peru. 12:1-8.
Association mapping of fruit, seed and disease resistance traits in Theobroma cacao L - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. 244(6):1265-1276.
Developing Single Nucleotide Polymorphism markers for the identification of Coffee germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Developing Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) markers for the identification of pineapple (Ananas comosus) germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Genetic identity and parentage in farmer selections of cacao from Southern Sulawesi, Indonesia revealed by molecular markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Identification of the varietal origin of loose leaf tea based on analysis of a single leaf by SNP nanofluidic array - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Genetic identity, ancestry and parentage in farmer selections of cacao from Aceh, Indonesia revealed by single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Accurate determination of genetic identity for a single cacao bean, using molecular markers with a nanofluidic system, ensures cocoa authenticity and traceability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Elucidating genetic identities of cacao germplam in an international cacao collection using molecular markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 spatial structure in cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) germplasm from Bolivia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
The relic Criollo cacao in Belize- genetic diversity and relationship with Trinitario and other cacao clones held in the International Cocoa Genebank, Trinidad - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Increasing accuracy and throughput in large-scale microsatellite fingerprinting of cacao field germplasm collections - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Motilal, L., Zhang, D., Umaharan, P., Mischke, B.S., Boccara, M., Pinney, S.M. 2008. Increasing accuracy and throughput in large-scale microsatellite fingerprinting of cacao field germplasm collections. Tropical Plant Biology. 2:23-37.
Molecular characterization of an International cocoa collection using microsallte markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
GENETIC DIVERSITY AMONG OPHIOSPHAERELLA AGROSTIC STRAINS CAUSING DEAD SPOT IN CREEPING BENTGRASS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kaminski, J., Dernoeden, P., Oneill, N.R., Mischke, B.S. 2006. Genetic diversity among Ophiosphaerella agrostic strains causing dead spot in creeping bentgrass. Plant Disease. 90:146-154.
DNA FINGERPRINTING OF FUNGAL AND PLANT GENOMES USING CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS - (Abstract Only)
Mischke, B.S., Oneill, N.R., Zhang, D. 2005. DNA fingerprinting of fungal and plant genomes using capillary electrophoresis. American Phytopathological Society Potomac Division Meeting. 95:S170.
GENETIC DIVERSITY AND POPULATION STRUCTURE OF COCOA (THEOBROMA CACAO L.) IN THE HULLAGA AND UCAYALI VALLEYS OF PERU - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Arevalo, E.G., Mischke, B.S., Zuniga, L.C., Barreto, A.C. 2006. Genetic diversity and population structure of cocoa (theobroma cacao l.) in the hullaga and ucayali valleys of peru. Annals Of Botany. 98:647-655
“Refractario” cocoa – genetic identity and genetic structure assessed using microsallite markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY OF HIGH-THROUGHPUT MICROSATELLITE GENOTYPING FOR CACAO CULTIVAR IDENTIFICATION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Mischke, B.S., Goenaga, R.J., Nicholas, C., Ford, C., Hemeida, A.A., Saunders, J.A. 2006. Accuracy and reliability of high-throughput microsatellite genotyping for cacao cultivar identification. Crop Science. 46:2084-2092.
GENETIC DIVERSITY OF SCLEROTINIA HOMOEOCARPA ISOLATES FROM TURFGRASSES FROM VARIOUS REGIONS IN NORTH AMERICA AND CANADA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Viji, G., Uddin, W., Oneill, N.R., Mischke, B.S., Saunders, J.A. 2004. Genetic diversity of sclerotinia homoeocarpa isolates from turfgrasses from various regions in north america and canada. Plant Disease. 88:1269-1276.
SELECTION OF INTERNATIONAL MOLECULAR STANDARDS FOR DNA FINGERPRINTING OF THEOBROMA CACAO - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
IDENTIFICATION OF ERYTHROXYLUM TAXA BY AFLP DNA ANALYSIS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, E.L., Saunders, J.A., Helling, C.S., Mischke, B.S., Emche, S.D. 2003. Identification of erythroxylum taxa by aflp dna analysis. Phytochemistry. 64:187-197.
THE USDA PROGRAM IN MOLECULAR GENOMICS, DISEASE RESISTANCE AND IPM STRATEGIES FOR THEOBROMA CACAO - (Proceedings)
Saunders, J.A., Schnell Ii, R.J., Hebbar, P., Goenaga, R.J., Bowers, J.H., Sanogo, S., Bailey, B.A., Brown, S.A., Mischke, B.S. 2002. The usda program in molecular genomics, disease resistance and ipm strategies for theobroma cacao. PCMA International Meeting.
THE USE OF CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS FOR DNA FINGERPRINTING IN CACAO - (Abstract Only)
Saunders, J.A., Loor, R., Mischke, B.S. 2002. The use of capillary electrophoresis for dna fingerprinting in cacao [abstract]. California Separation Science Society.
THE USE OF AFLP TECHNIQUES FOR DNA FINGERPRINTING IN PLANTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
THE USDA PROGRAM IN MOLECULAR GENOMICS, DISEASE RESISTANCE AND IPM STRATEGIES FRO THEOBROMA CACAO - (Abstract Only)
Saunders, J.A., Schnell Ii, R.J., Hebbar, P., Goenaga, R.J., Bowers, J.H., Bailey, B.A., Brown, S.A., Mischke, B.S. 2001. The usda program in molecular genomics, disease resistance and ipm strategies fro theobroma cacao [abstract]. PCMA International Meeting.
THE USDA/CEPLAC COOPERATIVE STRATEGIC PROGRAM FOR PRODUCTION OF THEOBROMA CACAO IN BRAZIL - (Abstract Only)
THE USE OF DNA FINGERPRINTING IN CHOCOLATE TREES TO STUDY GENETIC DIVERSITY - (Abstract Only)
Saunders, J.A., Mischke, B.S., Goenaga, R.J., Hemeida, A.A. 2001. The use of dna fingerprinting in chocolate trees to study genetic diversity [abstract]. Mid Atlantic Plant and Molecular Biology Proceedings.
APPLICATIONS OF AFLP FOR DNA FINGERPRINTING IN PLANTS ()
DNA FINGERPRINTING OF CHOCOLATE AND OTHER CROPS - (Proceedings)
Saunders, J.A., Mischke, B.S. 2001. Dna fingerprinting of chocolate and other crops. Genetic Analysis Techniques and Applications.
USDA DNA FINGERPRINTING PROGRAM FOR IDENTIFICATION OF THEOBROMA CACAO ACCESSIONS - (Proceedings)
USE OF FTA FOR RAPID PCR SCREENING OF PLANT SAMPLES - (Abstract Only)
DNA FINGERPRINTING IN THEOBROMA CACAO, THE CHOCOLATE TREE - (Abstract Only)
COMPATIBILITY OF PHLOXINE B, AN INSECTICIDAL PHOTOACTIVE DYE, WITH SELECTEDBIOCONTROL FUNGI - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
COMPATIBILITY OF PHOTOACTIVE DYES WITH INSECT BIOCONTROL AGENTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MYCOPARASITISM OF SCLEROTIA-FORMING FUNGI BY SPORIDESMIUM SCLEROTIVORUM - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
A QUANTITATIVE IN VITRO BIOASSAY FOR ANTAGONISTIC ACTIVITY OF METABOLITES PRODUCED BY FILAMENTOUS FUNGI - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MEASUREMENT OF PROTEASE PRODUCTION BY TRICHODERMA SPP. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SIGNALS ARE INVOLVED IN PARASITISM AND HOST RANGE SPORIDESMIUM SCLEROTIVORUM, A MYCOPARASITE OF SCLEROTIA OF SCLEROTINIA MINOR AND OTHER SCLEROTINIACEAE. - (Abstract Only)
FACTORS AFFECTING GERMINATION OF MACROCONIDIA OF SPORIDESMIUM SCLEROTIVORUM - (Peer Reviewed Journal)