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Barbara Freeman (Barbie)
Subtropical Horticulture Research
Biological Science Lab Technician

Phone: (786) 573-7071
Fax: (786) 573-7100

13601 OLD CUTLER RD
MIAMI, FL 33158

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Creation of an avocado unambiguous genotype SNP database for germplasm curation and as an aid to breeders Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuhn, D.N., Groh, A.M., Rahaman, J., Freeman, B.L., Arpaia, M., Van Den Berg, N., Abeysecara, N., Manosalva, P., Chambers, A.H. 2019. Creation of an avocado unambiguous genotype SNP database for germplasm curation and as an aid to breeders. Tree Genetics and Genomes. 15: 71. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11295-019-1374-1.
A highly sensitive method to detect Avocado Sunblotch viroid (ASBVd) in avocado trees for maintenance of viroid-free avocado germplasm collections Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuhn, D.N., Freeman, B.L., Greering, A., Chambers, A. 2019. A highly sensitive method to detect Avocado Sunblotch viroid (ASBVd) in avocado trees for maintenance of viroid-free avocado germplasm collections. Viruses. 11(6):512. https://doi.org/10.3390/v11060512.
Estimation of genetic diversity and relatedness in a mango germplasm collection using SNP markers and a simplified visual analysis method Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuhn, D.N., Warschefsky, E., Groh, A.M., Rahaman, J., Freeman, B.L., Bally, I., Dillon, N., Innes, D., Chambers, A. 2019. Estimation of genetic diversity and relatedness in a mango germplasm collection using SNP markers and a simplified visual analysis method. Scientia Horticulturae. 252:156-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2019.03.037.
Cyclopropane fatty acid biosynthesis in plants: phylogenetic and biochemical analysis of Litchi Kennedy pathway and acyl editing cycle genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shockey, J., Kuhn, D., Chen, T., Cao, H., Freeman, B., Mason, C. 2018. Cyclopropane fatty acid biosynthesis in plants: phylogenetic and biochemical analysis of Litchi Kennedy pathway and acyl editing cycle genes. Plant Cell Reports. 37(11):1571-1583. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-018-2329-y.
Florida Breeding Program Bearing Fruit: The South Florida Avocado Breeding Program at USDA-Agricultural Research Service Subtropical Horticulture Research Station (USDA-ARS SHRS) ()
Kuhn, D.N., Tondo, C.L., Freeman, B.L., Winterstein, M.C., Livingstone, D., Ayala Silva, T., Gutierrez, O.A., Schnell, R.J. 2012. Florida Breeding Program Bearing Fruit: The South Florida Avocado Breeding Program at USDA-Agricultural Research Service Subtropical Horticulture Research Station (USDA-ARS SHRS). From the Grove. 2(1):22-25.
Optimization of a SNP assay for Genotyping Theobroma cacao under field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Livingstone, D., Freeman, B.L., Motamayor, J.C., Schnell Ii, R.J., Royaert, S.E., Takrama, J., Meerow, A.W., Kuhn, D.N. 2011. Optimization of a SNP assay for Genotyping Theobroma cacao under field conditions. Molecular Breeding. DOI 10.1007/s11032-011-9596-4.
Identification of differentially expressed genes involved in self-incompatibility in Theobroma cacao L. - (Abstract Only)
Royaert, S.E., Mockaitis, K., May, G., Haiminen, N., Parida, L., Phillips-Mora, W., Marelli, J., Freeman, B.L., Kuhn, D.N., Schnell II, R.J., Motamayor, J.C. 2011. Identification of differentially expressed genes involved in self-incompatibility in Theobroma cacao L. . Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference. 2011.
Evaluating Theobroma grandiflorum for comparative genomic studies with Theobroma cacao - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuhn, D.N., Figueira, A., Lopes, U., Motamayor, J., Meerow, A.W., Cariaga, K.A., Freeman, B.L., Livingstone, D., Schnell Ii, R.J. 2010. Evaluating Theobroma grandiflorum for comparative genomic studies with Theobroma cacao. Tree Genetics and Genomes. DOI 10.1007/s11295-010-0291-0
Characterization of reproductive self-compatibility in Theobroma cacao L. - (Abstract Only)
Royaert, S.E., Cariaga, K.A., Freeman, B.L., Phillips, W., Lopes, U.V., Brown, J.S., Kuhn, D.N., Schnell Ii, R.J., Motamayor, J.C. 2010. Characterization of reproductive self-compatibility in Theobroma cacao L.. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. 1.
A SNP assay for genotyping Theobroma cacao suitable for use under field conditions - (Abstract Only)
Livingstone, D., Freeman, B.L., Motamayor, J.C., Dadzie, A.M., Takrama, J., Schnell Ii, R.J., Kuhn, D.N. 2010. A SNP assay for genotyping Theobroma cacao suitable for use under field conditions. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. a.
Development of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism markers in Theobroma cacao and comparison to Simple Sequence Repeat markers for genotyping of Cameroon clones. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Livingstone, D., Motamayor, J.C., Schnell Ii, R.J., Cariaga, K.A., Freeman, B.L., Meerow, A.W., Brown, J.S., Kuhn, D.N. 2011. Development of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism markers in Theobroma cacao and comparison to Simple Sequence Repeat markers for genotyping of Cameroon clones. Molecular Breeding. DOI 10.1007/s1 1032-010-9416-2
Improvement of High-throughput Genotype Analysis After Implementation of a Dual-curve Sybr Green I-based Quantification and Normalization Procedure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Livingstone, D., Freeman, B.L., Tondo, C.L., Cariaga, K.A., Kuhn, D.N. 2009. Improvement of High-throughput Genotype Analysis After Implementation of a Dual-curve Sybr Green I-based Quantification and Normalization Procedure. HortScience. 44: 1228-1232.