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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

James Polashock
Research Plant Pathologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Exploiting genotyping by sequencing to characterize the genomic structure of the American cranberry through high-density linkage mapping Reprint Icon -
Covarrubias-Pazaran, G., Diaz-Garcia, L., Schlautman, B., Deutsch, J., Salazar, W., Hernandez-Ochoa, M., Grygleski, E., Steffan, S., Iorizzo, M., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N., Zalapa, J. 2016. Exploiting genotyping by sequencing to characterize the genomic structure of the American cranberry through high-density linkage mapping. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 17(1):451. doi: 10.1186/s12864-016-2802-3.
Dissecting the microbiome to assess blueberry soil health -
Interactions between cranberries and fungi: the proposed function of organic acids in virulence suppression of fruit rot fungi Reprint Icon -
Tadych, M., Vorsa, N., Wang, Y., Bergen, M., Johnson-Cicalese, J., Polashock, J.J., White, J. 2015. Interactions between cranberries and fungi: the proposed function of organic acids in virulence suppression of fruit rot fungi. Frontiers in Microbiology. 35:177. DOI: 10.¿1007/¿s11032-015-0367-5.
Development of a high-density cranberry SSR linkage map for comparative genetic analysis and trait detection Reprint Icon -
Schlautman, B., Covarrubias-Pazaran, G., Diaz-Garcia, L.A., Johnson-Cicalese, J., Iorrizo, M., Rodriguez-Bonilla, L., Bougie, T., Bougie, T., Wiesman, E., Steffan, S., Polashock, J., Vorsa, N., Zalapa, J. 2015. Development of a high-density cranberry SSR linkage map for comparative genetic analysis and trait detection. Molecular Breeding. 35(8):177. doi: 10.1007/s11032-015-0367-5.
Heritability of fruit rot resistance in American cranberry Reprint Icon -
Johnson-Cicalese, J., Vorsa, N., Polashock, J.J., Honig, J., Ward, D. 2015. Heritability of fruit rot resistance in American cranberry. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 140(3):233-242.
Development and validation of 697 novel polymorphic genomic and EST-SSR Markers in the American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) Reprint Icon -
Schlautman, B., Fajardo, D., Bougie, T., Wiesman, E., Polashock, J., Vorsa, N., Steffan, S., Zalapa, J. 2015. Development and validation of 697 novel polymorphic genomic and EST-SSR Markers in the American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.). Molecules. 20(2):2001-2013.
The soil microbiome – what does it tell us? -
Polashock, J.J., Oudemans, P.V. 2015. The soil microbiome – what does it tell us?. Proceedings of the 2015 New Jersey Agricultural Convention and Trade Show. 127.
Population Structure of Blueberry Mosaic Associated Virus: Evidence of Genetic Exchange in Geographically Distinct Isolates Reprint Icon -
Thekke-Veetil, T., Polashock, J.J., Marn, M.V., Plesko, I.M., Schilder, A.C., Keller, K.E., Martin, R.R., Tzanetakis, I.E. 2015. Population Structure of Blueberry Mosaic Associated Virus: Evidence of Genetic Exchange in Geographically Distinct Isolates. Virus Research. 201:79-84.
First report of blueberry mosaic disease caused by blueberry mosaic associated virus in Kentucky Reprint Icon -
Ward Gauthier, N., Polashock, J.J., Thekke-Veetil, T., Martin, R.R., Beale, J. 2015. First report of blueberry mosaic disease caused by blueberry mosaic associated virus in Kentucky. Plant Disease. 99(3):421.
Developmental anatomy of blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L. ‘Aurora’) shoot regeneration -
Pizzolato, T.D., Polashock, J.J., Thomas, K.L., Kitto, S.L. 2014. Developmental anatomy of blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L. ‘Aurora’) shoot regeneration. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Plants. 50:722-728.
Transcriptome analysis of the blueberry-mummy berry pathosystem -
Polashock, J.J., Smolinski, T., Shim, K. 2015. Transcriptome analysis of the blueberry-mummy berry pathosystem. Proceedings of the North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workers Conference. DOI: 10.7282/T328098S.
The American cranberry: first insights into the whole genome of a species adapted to bog habitat Reprint Icon -
Polashock, J.J., Zelzion, U., Fajardo, D.A., Zalapa, J.E., Georgi, L., Bhattacharya, D., Vorsa, N. 2014. The American cranberry: first insights into the whole genome of a species adapted to bog habitat. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 14:165.
Blueberry mosaic associated virus – A putative, new member of Ophioviridae -
Thekke Veetil, T., Polashock, J.J., Keller, K.E., Martin, R.R., Ho, T., Tzanetakis, I.E. 2016. Blueberry mosaic associated virus – A putative, new member of Ophioviridae. Acta Horticulturae. 1117:103-110. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1117.18.
Molecular characterization and population structure of Blueberry mosaic associated virus -
Thekke-Veetil, T., Polashock, J.J., Marn, M.V., Plesko, I.M., Keller, K.E., Martin, R.R., Ho, T., Tzanetakis, I.E. 2015. Molecular characterization and population structure of Blueberry mosaic associated virus. Proceedings of the North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workers Conference. doi:10.7282/T3JQ12PG.
New subgroup 16SrIII-V phytoplasmas associated with false-blossom diseased cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) plants and with known and potential insect vectors in New Jersey Reprint Icon -
Lee, I., Polashock, J.J., Bottner-Parker, K.D., Bagadia, P.G., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Zhao, Y., Davis, R.E. 2014. New subgroup 16SrIII-V phytoplasmas associated with false-blossom diseased cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) plants and with known and potential insect vectors in New Jersey. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 139:393-400.
The American cranberry mitochondrial genome reveals the presence of selenocysteine (tRNA-Sec and SECIS) insertion machinery in land plants Reprint Icon -
Fajardo, D., Schlautman, B., Steffan, S.A., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N., Zalapa, J.E. 2014. The American cranberry mitochondrial genome reveals the presence of selenocysteine (tRNA-Sec and SECIS) insertion machinery in land plants. Gene. 536(2):336-343.
Highly fertile intersectional blueberry hybrids of Vaccinium padifolium Section Hemimyrtillus and V. corymbosum Section Cyanococcus Reprint Icon -
Ehlenfeldt, M.K., Polashock, J.J. 2014. Highly fertile intersectional blueberry hybrids of Vaccinium padifolium Section Hemimyrtillus and V. corymbosum Section Cyanococcus. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 139:30-38.
Jasmonate-mediated induced volatiles in the American cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon: from gene expression to organismal interactions Reprint Icon -
Rodriguez-Saona, C., Polashock, J.J., Malo, E. 2013. Jasmonate-mediated induced volatiles in the American cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon: from gene expression to organismal interactions. Frontiers in Plant Science. 4:115.
Characterization and molecular differentiation of 16SrI-E and 16SrIX-E phytoplasmas associated with blueberry stunt disease in New Jersey Reprint Icon -
Bagadia, P.G., Polashock, J.J., Bottner-Parker, K.D., Zhao, Y., Davis, R.E., Lee, I. 2013. Characterization and molecular differentiation of 16SrI-E and 16SrIX-E phytoplasmas associated with blueberry stunt disease in New Jersey. Molecular and Cellular Probes. 27:90-97.
New and emerging viruses of blueberry and cranberry -
Martin, R.R., Polashock, J.J., Tzanetakis, I.E. 2012. New and emerging viruses of blueberry and cranberry. Viruses. 4(11):2831-2852.
The first genetic map of the American cranberry: exploration of synteny conservation and quantitative trait loci Reprint Icon -
Georgi, L., Johnson-Cicalese, J., Honig, J., Das, S.P., Rajah, V.D., Bhattacharya, D., Bassil, N.V., Rowland, L.J., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N. 2013. The first genetic map of the American cranberry: exploration of synteny conservation and quantitative trait loci. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 126:673-692.
Complete plastid genome sequence of Vaccinium macrocarpon: structure, gene content and rearrangements revealed by next generation sequencing Reprint Icon -
Fajardo, D., Senalik, D.A., Ames, M., Zhu, H., Steffan, S.A., Harbut, R., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N., Gillespie, E., Kron, K., Zalapa, J.E. 2013. Complete plastid genome sequence of Vaccinium macrocarpon: structure, gene content and rearrangements revealed by next generation sequencing. Tree Genetics and Genomes. 9(2):489-498.
Fungal mitochondrial DNases: Effectors with the potential to activate plant defenses in nonhost resistance Reprint Icon -
Hadwiger, L.A., Polashock, J.J. 2013. Fungal mitochondrial DNases: Effectors with the potential to activate plant defenses in nonhost resistance. Phytopathology. 103:81-90.
Discrimination of American cranberry cultivars and assessment of clonal heterogeneity using microsatellite markers -
Fajardo, D., Morales, J., Zhu, H., Steffan, S.A., Harbut, R., Bassil, N.V., Hummer, K.E., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N., Zalapa, J.E. 2012. Discrimination of American cranberry cultivars and assessment of clonal heterogeneity using microsatellite markers. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 31(2):264-271.
Rapid reconstruction and annotation of vaccinium macrocarpon organellar genomes -
Steffan, S.A., Senalik, D.A., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N., Fajardo, D., Harbut, R., Zalapa, J.E. 2012. Rapid reconstruction and annotation of vaccinium macrocarpon organellar genomes [abstract]. Botany 2012 - The Next Generation. Paper. No. 1043.
Generation and analysis of blueberry transcriptome sequences from leaves, developing fruit, and flower buds from cold acclimation through deacclimation Reprint Icon -
Rowland, L.J., Alkharouf, N., Darwish, O., Ogden, E.L., Polashock, J.J., Bassil, N.V., Main, D. 2012. Generation and analysis of blueberry transcriptome sequences from leaves, developing fruit, and flower buds from cold acclimation through deacclimation. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 12:46.
Endophytic and pathogenic fungi of developing cranberry ovaries from flower to mature fruit: diversity and succession -
Tadych, M., Bergen, M., Cicalese, J., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N., White, J.F. 2012. Endophytic and pathogenic fungi of developing cranberry ovaries from flower to mature fruit: diversity and succession. Fungal Diversity. 54:101-116.
Overexpression of a blueberry-derived CBF enhances cold tolerance in a southern highbush blueberry cultivar Reprint Icon -
Walworth, A.E., Rowland, L.J., Polashock, J.J., Hancock, J.F., Song, G. 2012. Overexpression of a blueberry-derived CBF enhances cold tolerance in a southern highbush blueberry cultivar. Molecular Breeding. 30:1313-1323.
In silico analysis of 454 data yields the complete American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) plastid genome -
Zalapa, J.E., Steffan, S.A., Simon, P.W., Senalik, D.A., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N., Fajardo, D., Harbut, R., Zhu, H., Mccown, B., Zeldin, E. 2012. In silico analysis of 454 data yields the complete American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) plastid genome [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Paper No. P0047.
Progress towards the complete American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) plastid genome -
Zalapa, J.E., Steffan, S.A., Simon, P.W., Senalik, D.A., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N., Diego, F., Harbut, R., Zhu, H. 2011. Progress towards the complete American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) plastid genome [abstract]. Plant Sciences Symposium.
In planta production of the highly potent resveratrol analogue pterostilbene via stilbene synthase and O-methyltransferase co-expression -
Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Polashock, J.J., Mizuno, C.S., Dayan, F.E., Snook, M.E., Liu, C., Baerson, S.R. 2011. In planta production of the highly potent resveratrol analogue pterostilbene via stilbene synthase and O-methyltransferase co-expression. Plant Biotechnology. 10:269-283.
Cranberry microsatellite marker development from assembled next-generation genomic sequence Reprint Icon -
Georgi, L., Herai, R.H., Vidal, R., Carazzolle, M.F., Pareira, G.G., Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N. 2011. Cranberry microsatellite marker development from assembled next-generation genomic sequence. Molecular Breeding. 30:227-237.
Visual inspections of nursery stock fail to protect new plantings from Blueberry scorch virus infection Reprint Icon -
Oudemans, P., Hillman, B., Linder-Basso, D., Polashock, J.J. 2011. Visual inspections of nursery stock fail to protect new plantings from Blueberry scorch virus infection. Crop Protection. 30:871-875.
Ranking cultivated blueberry for Mummy Berry Blight and Fruit Infection Incidence Reprint Icon -
Ehlenfeldt, M.K., Polashock, J.J., Stretch, A., Kramer, M.H. 2010. Ranking cultivated blueberry for Mummy Berry Blight and Fruit Infection Incidence. HortScience. 45:1205-1210.
Evolutionary relationships in Vaccinium section Cyanococcus -
Durchholz, E., Williams, M., Polashock, J.J., Rowland, L.J., Powell, A. 2010. Evolutionary relationships in Vaccinium section Cyanococcus. Meeting Abstract. 2010:p56.
Functional identification of a blueberry CBF/DREB-like element associated with cold acclimation and freezing tolerance -
Polashock, J.J., Arora, R., Peng, Y., Dhananjay, N., Rowland, L.J. 2010. Functional identification of a blueberry CBF/DREB-like element associated with cold acclimation and freezing tolerance. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 135(1)40-48.
Nursery stock is a potential source of blueberry scorch virus in new plantings -
Oudemans, P., Hillman, B., Linder-Bass, D., Polashock, J.J. 2010. Nursery stock is a potential source of blueberry scorch virus in new plantings. New Jersey Annual Vegetable Meeting Proceedings. 113-115.
Mummy Berry Fruit Rot and Shoot Blight Incidence in Blueberry: Prediction, Ranking, and Stability in a Long-term Study Reprint Icon -
Ehlenfeldt, M.K., Polashock, J.J., Stretch, A.W., Kramer, M.H. 2010. Mummy Berry Fruit Rot and Shoot Blight Incidence in Blueberry: Prediction, Ranking, and Stability in a Long-term Study. HortScience. 45:92-97.
Population structure of the North American cranberry fruit rot complex -
Polashock, J.J., Oudemans, P.V., Caruso, F.L., Mcmanus, P., Crouch, J. 2009. Population structure of the North American cranberry fruit rot complex. Plant Pathology. 58:1116-1127.
Fairy ring disease of cranberry: new developments and characterization of the causal agent -
Dissemination of Blueberry Scorch Virus Via Vegetatively Propagated Nursery Stock -
Molecular Detection and Discrimination of Blueberry Red Ringspot Virus Strains Causing Disease in Cultivated Blueberry and Cranberry -
Polashock, J.J., Ehlenfeldt, M.K., Crouch, J.A. 2009. Molecular detection and discrimination of blueberry red ringspot virus strains causing disease in cultivated blueberry and cranberry. Plant Disease. 23:720-726.
Blueberry Red Ringspot Observations and Findings in North Carolina -
Cline, W.0., Ballington, J.R., Polashock, J.J. 2009. Blueberry Red Ringspot Observations and Findings in North Carolina. Meeting Abstract. 810:305-312
A Transgenic approach to understanding cold tolerance in blueberry cultivars -
Polashock, J.J., Rowland, L.J. 2009. A Transgenic approach to understanding cold tolerance in blueberry cultivars. Proceedings of the 2009 Atlantic Coast Agricultural Convention. Page 95.
Suitability of EST-PCR markers developed in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) for genetic fingerprinting and relationship studies in lowbush blueberry (V. angustifolium Ait.) -
Bell, D.J., Rowland, L.J., Polashock, J.J., Drummond, F.A. 2008. Suitability of EST-PCR markers developed in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) for genetic fingerprinting and relationship studies in lowbush blueberry (V. angustifolium Ait.). Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 133:701-707.
Emerging and Reemerging Virus Diseases of Blueberry and Cranberry -
Martin, R.R., Tzanetakis, I.E., Caruso, F.L., Polashock, J.J. 2009. Emerging and reemerging virus diseases of blueberry and cranberry. Acta Horticulturae. 810:299-304.
Species Identification and Variation in the North American Cranberry Fruit Rot Complex -
Polashock, J.J., Caruso, F.L., Oudemans, P.V., Mcmanus, P., Constantelos, C., Crouch, J. 2009. Species identification and variation in the North American Cranberry Fruit Rot Complex. International Society for Horticultural Science Meeting. p.395-399.
Species Identification and Variation in the North American Cranberry Fruit Rot complex -
Polashock, J.J., Caruso, F.L., Oudemans, P.V., Mcmanus, P., Constanelos, C., Crouch, J. 2009. Species identification and variation in the North American cranberry fruit rot complex. In: Proceedings of the International Society for Horticultural Science 9th International Vaccinium Symposium, July 13-16, 2008, Corvallis, Oregon. p. 395-399.
Species Identification and Variation in the North American Cranberry Fruit Rot Complex -
Polashock, J.J., Caruso, F.L., Oudemans, P.V., Mcmanus, P., Constantelos, C., Crouch, J. 2009. Species identification and variation in the North American cranberry fruit rot complex. In: Acta Horticulturae International Symposium on Vaccinium Culture Proceedings, July 13-16, 2008, Corvallis, Oregon. p. 395-399.
Breeding for fruit rot resistance in Vaccinium macrocarpon -
Johnson-Cicalese, J., Vorsa, N., Polashock, J.J. 2009. Breeding for fruit rot resistance in vaccinium macrocarpon. In: Proceedings of the Ninth International Vaccinium Symposium, July 14-16, 2008, Corvallis, Oregon. p.191-195.
A blueberry by cranberry hybrid derived from a Vaccinium darrowi x (V. macrocarpon x V. oxycoccus) intersectional cross -
Vorsa, N., Johnson-Cicalese, J., Polashock, J.J. 2009. A blueberry by cranberry hybrid derived from a Vaccinium darrowi x (V. macrocarpon x V. oxycoccus) intersectional cross. Proceedings of the Ninth International Vaccinium Symposium, July 14-16, 2008, Corvallis, Oregon. p.187-189.
Instrumental and sensory quality characteristics of blueberry fruit from twelve cultivars -
Saftner, R.A., Polashock, J.J., Ehlenfeldt, M.K., Vinyard, B.T. 2008. Instrumental and sensory quality characteristics of blueberry fruit from twelve cultivars. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 49:19-26.
New and Emerging Pathogens of Blueberry -
Polashock, J.J. 2008. New and Emerging Pathogens of Blueberry. New Jersey Annual Vegetable Meeting Proceedings. p. 140.
Fairy Ring Disease of Cranberry: Assessment of Crop Losses and Impact on Cultivar Genotype -
Oudemans, P., Polashock, J.J., Vinyard, B. 2008. Fairy Ring Disease of Cranberry: Assessment of Crop Losses and Impact on Cultivar Genotype. Plant Disease. 92:616-622.
A Multifaceted Approach to Cranberry Improvement -
Polashock, J.J. 2007. A Multifaceted Approach to Cranberry Improvement. Meeting Abstract. p.17.
BLUEBERRY FRUIT VOLATILES AS A POTENTIAL MARKER FOR RESISTANCE TO ANTHRACNOSE FRUIT ROT -
Polashock, J.J., Saftner, R.A. 2007. Blueberry fruit volatiles as a potential marker for resistance to anthracnose fruit rot. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 132:859-868.
Population Structure of the North American Cranberry Fruit Rot Complex -
Analytical and sensory quality characteristics of twelve blueberry cultivars -
Organoleptic Analysis of Blueberry Cultivars -
Polashock, J.J., Saftner, R.A., Ehlenfeldt, M.K. 2007. Organoleptic Analysis of Blueberry Cultivars. New Jersey Annual Vegetable Meeting Proceedings, pp. #152-153.
RESISTANCE OF BLUEBERRY CULTIVARS TO BOTRYOSPHAERIA STEM BLIGHT AND PHOMOPSIS TWIG BLIGHT -
Polashock, J.J., Kramer, M.H. 2006. Resistance of blueberry cultivars to botryosphaeria stem blight and phomopsis twig blight. HortScience. 41:1373-1520
FAIRY RING DISEASE INCREASES HOST GENETIC DIVERSITY IN CULTIVATED CRANBERRY -
Polashock, J.J., Oudemans, P. 2006. Fairy ring disease increases host genetic diversity in cultivated cranberry. National American Phytopathology Meetings.
SEGREGATING BLUEBERRY POPULATIONS FOR MUMMY BERRY FRUIT ROT RESISTANCE -
Polashock, J.J., Vorsa, N. 2006. Segregating blueberry populations for mummy berry fruit rot resistance. New Jersey Annual Vegetable Meeting Proceedings. Page 199.
LEAF DISK INFECTION BY COLLETOTRICHUM ACUTATUM AND ITS RELATION TO FRUIT ROT IN DIVERSE BLUEBERRY GERMPLASM -
Polashock, J.J., Ehlenfeldt, M.K., Stretch, A.W., Kramer, M. 2006. Leaf disk infection by colletotrichum acutatum and its relation to fruit rot in diverse blueberry germplasm. Plant Disease. 41:270-271.
FAIRY RING IMPACT AND MANAGEMENT ON CRANBERRY BEDS IN NEW JERSEY -
Oudemans, P., Polashock, J.J. 2005. Fairy ring impact and management on cranberry beds in new jersey. North American Cranberry Research and Extension Workers Annual Meeting. Page 18-19.
EVALUATING CRANBERRY GERMPLASM FOR FRUIT ROT RESISTANCE -
Johnson-Cicalese, J., Vorsa, N., Polashock, J.J. 2005. Evaluating cranberry germplasm for fruit rot resistance. North American Cranberry Research and Extension Workers Annual Meeting. Page 23-25.
IDENTIFICATION OF A NEW PHYTOPHTHORA SPECIES CAUSING ROOT AND RUNNER ROT OF CRANBERRY IN NEW JERSEY -
Polashock, J.J., Vaicunis, J., Oudemans, P. 2005. Identification of a new phytophthora species causing root and runner rot of cranberry in New Jersey. Phytopathology News. 95:1237-1243.
BLUEBERRY FRUIT VOLATILES AS A POTENTIAL MARKER FOR SUPPRESSION OF ANTHRACNOSE FRUIT ROT -
Polashock, J.J., Saftner, R.A. 2005. Blueberry fruit volatiles as a potential marker for suppression of anthracnose fruit rot [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society. 95(6):S84.
BLUEBERRY VOLATILE ANALYSIS AS A POTENTIAL MARKER FOR DISEASE RESISTANCE -
Polashock, J.J., Saftner, R.A. 2005. Blueberry volatile analysis as a potential marker for disease resistance. Proceedings of the 2005 New Jersey Annual Vegetable Meeting. p. 121-122.
GENETIC MANIPULATION OF CRANBERRY FRUIT AND LEAF ANTHOCYANIN GLYCOSYLATION. -
Nicholi, V., Polashock, J.J. 2005. Genetic manipulation of cranberry fruit and leaf anthocyanin glycosylation.. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 130(5):711-715
SCREENING FOR RESISTANCE TO BOTRYOSPHAERIA STEM BLIGHT AND PHOMOPSIS TWIG BLIGHT IN BLUEBERRY. -
Polashock, J.J. 2004. Screening for resistance to botryosphaeria stem blight and phomopsis twig blight in blueberry.. Acta Horticulturae International Symposium on Vaccinium Culture.
ANTHRACNOSE FRUIT-ROT RESISTANCE IN BLUEBERRY CULTIVARS. -
Polashock, J.J., Ehlenfeldt, M.K., Kramer, M.H., Stretch, A.W. 2004. Anthracnose fruit-rot resistance in blueberry cultivars.. Plant Disease. 89:33-38.
MOLECULAR IDENTIFICATION OF THE 'BLACK SHADOW' PATHOGEN OF BLUEBERRY -
Polashock, J.J., Oudemans, P.V. 2004. Molecular identification of the 'black shadow' pathogen of blueberry. Meeting Abstract.
GENETIC INFERENCES AND BREEDING IMPLICATIONS FROM ANALYSIS OF CRANBERRY GERMPLASM ANTHOCYAININ PROFILES. -
Vorsa, N., Polashock, J.J., Cunningham, D., Roderick, R. 2005. Genetic inferences and breeding implications from analysis of cranberry germplasm anthocyainin profiles.. Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science 128:691-697.
STEM BLIGHT AND PHOMOPSIS RESISTANCE IN BLUEBERRY -
Polashock, J.J. 2004. Stem blight and phomopsis resistance in blueberry. Meeting Proceedings. p. 138
SCREENING FOR RESISTANCE TO BOTRYOSPHAERIA STEM BLIGHT AND PHOMOPSIS TWIG BLIGHT IN BLUEBERRY. -
Polashock, J.J. 2003. Screening for resistance to botryosphaeria stem blight and phomopsis twig blight in blueberry.. Meeting Abstract. Paper No 4.
IDENTIFICATION OF CANDIDATE RESISTANCE GENES FROM HIGHBUSH BLUEBERRY USING DEGENERATE PRIMERS -
Polashock, J.J. 2003. Identification of candidate resistance genes from highbush blueberry using degenerate primers. American Phytopathology Society. 93(6):S72.
UTILITY OF BLUEBERRY-DERIVED EST-PCR PRIMERS IN RELATED ERICACEAE SPECIES -
Rowland, L.J., Dhanaraj, A., Polashock, J.J., Arora, R. 2003. Utility of blueberry-derived est-pcr primers in related ericaceae species. Hortscience. 38:1428-1432.
DISEASE RESISTANCE IN BLUEBERRY AND APPROACHES TO MARKER-ASSISTED SELECTION -
Polashock, J.J. 2003. Disease resistance in blueberry and approaches to marker-assisted selection. Meeting Abstract. P.48.
INTERSPECIFIC HYBRIDIZATION FOR INCREASED BIOAVAILABILITY OF ANTIOXIDANTS -
Vorsa, N., Polashock, J.J., Vvedenskaya, I. 2003. Interspecific hybridization for increased bioavailability of antioxidants. Meeting Abstract.
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