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Robert Griesbach
Office of Technology Transfer
Deputy Assistant Administrator

Phone: (301) 504-6905
Fax: (301) 504-5060
Room 4-1159

5601 SUNNYSIDE AVENUE
GWCC-BLTSVL
BELTSVILLE, MD 20705

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Ornamental pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) cultivars comprising the Christmas Lights cultivar series - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stommel, J.R., Kozlov, M.A., Griesbach, R.J. 2018. Ornamental pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) cultivars comprising the Christmas Lights cultivar series. HortScience. 53:391-394.
A New Strategic Approach to Technology Transfer ()
Bahar, M., Griesbach, R.J. 2016. A New Strategic Approach to Technology Transfer. Innovation Magazine. 14(3).
The discovery of phytochrome: unlocking the secrets of plants and their connection to light - (Proceedings)
Poulos Iii, J.A., Griesbach, R.J., Hapeman, C.J., Duke, S.O., Armbrust, K. 2017. The discovery of phytochrome: unlocking the secrets of plants and their connection to light. Chemistry International. 38:14-17.
Transcription Factor Families Regulate the Anthocyanin Biosynthetic Pathway in Capsicum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lightbourn, G., Winkel, B., Griesbach, R.J., Stommel, J.R. 2009. Transcription Factor Families Regulate the Anthocyanin Biosynthetic Pathway in Capsicum. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 134:244-251.
Anthocyanin regulatory/structural gene expression in Phalaenopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
New Capsicum Cultivars: Lil’ Pumpkin, Pepper Jack, Midnight Creeper and Solar Eclipse - (Abstract Only)
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2008. New Capsicum Cultivars: Lil’ Pumpkin, Pepper Jack, Midnight Creeper and Solar Eclipse. HortScience.
Differential Expression of Transcription Factors Associated With Anthocyanin Pigmentation in Capsicum - (Abstract Only)
Lightbourn, G., Winkel, B., Griesbach, R.J., Stommel, J.R. 2008. Differential Expression of Transcription Factors Associated With Anthocyanin Pigmentation in Capsicum. HortScience.
Inheritance of fruit, foliar and plant habit attributes in Capsicum L. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2008. Inheritance of fruit, foliar and plant habit attributes in Capsicum L. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 133:396-407.
Capsicum Annuum L. Midnight Creeper and Solar Eclipse - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2008. Capsicum Annuum L. Midnight Creeper and Solar Eclipse. HortScience. 43:939-942.
Capsicum Annuum L. Lil' Pumpkin and Pepper Jack - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2008. Capsicum Annuum L. Lil' Pumpkin and Pepper Jack. HortScience. 43:935-938.
Ratio of Myc and Myb transcription factors regulates antheoyanin production in orchid flowers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Regulation of Anthocyanin gene expression in capsicum: A member of the Solanaceae family - (Abstract Only)
Lightbourn, G., Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2007. Regulation of Anthocyanin gene expression in capsicum: A member of the Solanaceae family. Meeting Abstract, p.32.
Gene Expression in the Star Mutation of Petunia x Hybrida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Griesbach, R.J., Beck, R.M., Hammond, J. and Stommel, J.R. 2007. Gene Expression in the Star Mutation of Petunia xhybrida Vilm. 132:680-690.
Inheritance of Value Added Traits in Capsicum - (Abstract Only)
Stommel, J., and Griesbach, R.J. 2007. Inheritance of value-added traits in Capsicum. HortScience. 42:1006(abstract).
Studies of Anthocyanin Regulatory Genes in Phalaenopsis Using a Transient Expression System - (Abstract Only)
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).
REGULATORY GENES IN CREATING FLOWER COLOR PATTERNS - (Proceedings)
Griesbach, R., Beck, R. and Hammond, J. 2006. Regulatory genes in creating flower color patterns. Acta Hort. 714:171-175 (Proceedings).
GENETICS OF THE STAR MUTATION IN PETUNIA X HYBRIDA - (Abstract Only)
Griesbach, R.J., and Beck, R.M. 2006. Genetics of the star mutation in Petunia x hybrida. [abstract]. HortScience. p. 41
A TRANSCRIPTION ACTIVATOR COMPLEX DIFFERENTIALLY REGULATES CAPSICUM ANTHOCYANIN PIGMENTATION IN RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENT AND PATHOGEN INFECTION - (Abstract Only)
Stommel, J.R., Lightbourn, G., Griesbach, R. 2006. A transcription activator complex differentially regulates Capsicum anthocyanin pigmentation in response to environmental and pathogen infection [abstract]. Solanaceae International Congress Proceedings. p.250.
TSUGA CHINENSIS AS A SOURCE OF HOST RESISTANCE TO THE HEMLOCK WOOLLY ADELGID - (Abstract Only)
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.
INHERITANCE OF BLUE FLOWER COLOR IN PHALAENOPSIS PULCHERRIMA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Griesbach, R. J., 2005. Inheritance of blue flower color in Phalaenopsis pulcherrima. HortScience 40:238(abstract).
A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO BREEDING BLUE ORCHIDS ()
Griesbach, R.J. 2005. A scientific approach to breeding blue orchids. Orchids. 74:376-379.
PHALAENOPSIS GERMPLASM CONSERVATION AND PRESERVATION ACTIVITIES ()
Griesbach, R.J. 2005. Conservation and preservation of the genus Phalaenopsis. Phalaenopsis. 14:14-15,35-36.
BLACK PEARL: A NEW ORNAMENTAL CAPSICUM - (Abstract Only)
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2005. 'Black Pearl': A new ornamental Capsicum [abstract]. Hortscience 40:1003.
A NORMALIZED TRANSIENT EXPRESSION SYSTEM TO STUDY TRANSGENE EXPRESSION - (Abstract Only)
Ma, H., Griesbach, R., Pooler, M.R. 2005. A normalized transient expression system to study transgene expression. InVitro. 41:43-A.
CAPSICUM ANNUUM L. 'BLACK PEARL' - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. Capsicum annuum L. 'Black Pearl'. 2005. HortScience 40:1571-1573.
NOTICE OF RELEASE OF ORNAMENTAL PEPPER BLACK PEARL ()
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2004. Notice of release of ornamental pepper - Black Pearl. USDA, ARS Germplasm/Variety Release Notice.
SEQUENCE ANALYSIS OF THE CHALCONE SYNTHASE GENE INTRON IN PETUNIA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Griesbach, R.J., Beck, R.M. 2005. Sequence analysis of the chalcone synthase gene in four Petunia taxa. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 130:360-365.
DIFFERENTIAL EXPRESSION OF CAPSICUM ANTHOCYANIN STRUCTURAL GENES IN RESPONSE TO TEMPERATURE STRESS - (Abstract Only)
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2004. Differential expression of Capsicum anthocyanin structural genes in response to temperature stress [abstract]. HortScience 39(4):867.
CAPSICUM ANNUUM L. "TANGERINE DREAM" - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2004. Capsicum annuum l. 'Tangerine Dream'. Hortscience. 39(2):448-449.
DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW HEMEROCALLIS CULTIVAR, 'CHESAPEAKE BELLE' - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Griesbach, R. 2004. Hemerocallis L. 'Chesapeake Belle'. HortScience. 39:190-191.
DIFFERENTIAL EXPRESSION OF THREE KEY ANTHOCYANIN BIOSYNTHETIC GENES IN A COLOR-CHANGING FLOWER, VIOLA CORNUTA CV. YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farzad, M., Griesbach, R., Hammond, J. Weiss, M., Elmendorf, H. 2003. Differential Expression of Three Key Anthocyanin Biosynthetic Genes in a Color-Changing Flower, Viola Cornuta cv. Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Plant Science. 165:1333-1342.
BIOCHEMISTRY AND GENETICS OF FLAVONOID-BASED FLOWER COLOR ()
Griesbach, R.J. 2005. Biochemistry and genetics of flower color. Plant Breed. Rev. 25:89-114.
RECOVERY, PROPAGATION, AND EVALUATION OF THE BOX HUCKLEBERRY, GAYLUSSACIA BRACHYCERA (MICHX.) GRAY - (Abstract Only)
Pooler, M. 2003. Recovery, propagation, and evaluation of the box hucklberry, gaylussacia brachycera (michx.) gray. HortScience. v. 38(5) pg. 668.
PETUNIA, PETUNIA X HYBRIDA ()
Griesbach, R.J. 2006. Petunia, Petunia x hybrida. In: Flower Breeding and Genetics, ed. N.O. Anderson, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands. 301-336 (book chapter).
CLONING OF A CDNA ENCODING THE CRANBERRY DIHYDROFLAVONOL-4-REDUCTASE (DFR) AND EXPRESSION IN TRANSGENIC TOBACCO - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polashock, J.J., Griesbach, R.J., Sullivan, R.F., Vorsa, N. 2002. CLONING OF A CDNA ENCODING THE CRANBERRY DIHYDROFLAVONOL-4-REDUCTASE (DFR) AND EXPRESSION IN TRANSGENIC TOBACCO. Plant Science. 163:241-251.
NEW PEPPER GERMPLASM FOR ORNAMENTAL AND ORNAMENTAL/CULINARY APPLICATIONS - (Abstract Only)
MOLECULAR HETEROGENEITY OF THE CHALCONE SYNTHASE INTRON IN PETUNIA - (Abstract Only)
Griensbach, R., Beck, R. 2000. Molecular heterogeneity of the chalcone synthase intron in petunia. HortScience. 35:1347-1349
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