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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Cai-Zhong Jiang
Research Plant Physiologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Transcriptome profiling of petal abscission zone and functional analysis of AUX/IAA family genes reveal that RhIAA16 is involved in petal shedding in rose -
Gao, Y., Liu, C., Li, X., Xu, H., Liang, Y., Fei, Z., Gao, J., Jiang, C., Ma, C. 2016. Transcriptome profiling of petal abscission zone and functional analysis of AUX/IAA family genes reveal that RhIAA16 is involved in petal shedding in rose. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7: 1375. doi:10.3389/fpls.2016.01375. http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpls.2016.01375/abstract.
LrABCF1, a GCN-type ATP-binding cassette transporter from Lilium regale, is involved in defense responses against viral and fungal pathogens -
Sun, D., Zhang, X., Li, S., Jiang, C., Zhang, Y., Niu, L. 2016. LrABCF1, a GCN-type ATP-binding cassette transporter from Lilium regale, is involved in defense responses against viral and fungal pathogens. Planta. doi:10.1007/s00425-016-2576-5. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00425-016-2576-5.
A petunia ethylene-responsive element binding factor, PhERF2, plays an important role in antiviral RNA silencing -
Sun, D., Nanadety, R., Zhang, Y., Reid, M.S., Niu, L., Jiang, C. 2016. A petunia ethylene-responsive element binding factor, PhERF2, plays an important role in antiviral RNA silencing. Journal of Experimental Botany. 67(11):3353-3365. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erw155.
A basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor, PhFBH4, regulates flower senescence by modulating ethylene biosynthesis pathway in petunia Reprint Icon -
Yin, J., Chang, X., Kasuga, T., Bui, M.Q., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2015. A basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor, PhFBH4, regulates flower senescence by modulating ethylene biosynthesis pathway in petunia. Horticulture Research. doi: 10.1038/hortres.2015.59.
A transcriptome approach towards understanding the development of ripening capacity in European pears (Pyrus communis L. cv Bartlett) Reprint Icon -
Nham, N.T., De Freitas, S., Macnish, A.J., Carr, K.M., Kietikul, T., Guilatco, A.J., Jiang, C., Zakharoy, F., Mitcham, E.J. 2015. A transcriptome approach towards understanding the development of ripening capacity in European pears (Pyrus communis L. cv Bartlett). BMC Genomics. 16:762 doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1939-9.
A short-term carbon dioxide treatment inhibits the browning of fresh-cut burdock Reprint Icon -
Dong, T., Shi, J., Jiang, C., Feng, Y., Cao, Y., Wang, Q. 2015. A short-term carbon dioxide treatment inhibits the browning of fresh-cut burdock. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 110:96-102.
Transcriptomic analysis reveals numerous diverse protein kinases and transcription factors involved in desiccation tolerance in the resurrection plant Myrothamnus flabellifolia Reprint Icon -
Ma, C., Wang, H., Macnish, A.J., Estrada-Melo, A.C., Lin, J., Youhong, C., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2015. Transcriptomic analysis reveals numerous diverse protein kinases and transcription factors involved in desiccation tolerance in the resurrection plant Myrothamnus flabellifolia. Horticulture Research. doi: 10.1038/hortres.2015.34.
Overexpression of an ABA biosynthesis gene using a stress inducible promoter enhances drought resistance in petunia Reprint Icon -
Estrada-Melo, A.C., Ma, C., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2015. Overexpression of an ABA biosynthesis gene using a stress inducible promoter enhances drought resistance in petunia. Horticulture Research. doi: 10.1038/hortes.2015.13.
A knotted1-like homeobox protein regulates abscission in tomato by modulating the auxin pathway Reprint Icon -
Ma, C., Meir, S., Xiao, L., Tong, J., Liu, Q., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2015. A knotted1-like homeobox protein regulates abscission in tomato by modulating the auxin pathway. Plant Physiology. 167(3):844-853.
Controlling plant architecture by manipulation of gibberellic acid signalling in petunia Reprint Icon -
Liang, Y., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2014. Controlling plant architecture by manipulation of gibberellic acid signalling in petunia. Horticulture Research. doi: 10.1038/hortres.2014.61.
Effects of postharvest curing treatment on flesh color and phenolic metabolism in fresh-cut potato products Reprint Icon -
Wang, Q., Cao, Y., Zhou, L., Jiang, C., Feng, Y., Wei, S. 2014. Effects of postharvest curing treatment on flesh color and phenolic metabolism in fresh-cut potato products. Journal of Food Chemistry. 169:246-254.
A petunia homeodomain-leucine zipper protein, PhHD-Zip, plays an important role in flower senescence Reprint Icon -
Chang, X., Donnelly, L., Rao, J., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2014. A petunia homeodomain-leucine zipper protein, PhHD-Zip, plays an important role in flower senescence. PLoS One. 9(2):1-10.
TRV Based Virus Induced Gene Silencing in Gladiolus (Gladiolus grandiflorus L.), A Monocotyledonous Ornamental Plant Reprint Icon -
Singh, A., Kumar, P., Jiang, C., Reid, M.S. 2014. TRV Based Virus Induced Gene Silencing in Gladiolus (Gladiolus grandiflorus L.), A Monocotyledonous Ornamental Plant. Vegetos: An International Journal of Plant Research. Vol. 26 (Special) : 170-174 (2013) DOI:10.5958/j.2229-4473.26.2s.137.
Transcriptome changes associated wtih delayed flower senescence on transgenic petunia by inducing expression of etr1-1, a mutant ethylene receptor Reprint Icon -
Wang, H., Stier, G., Lin, J., Liu, G., Zhang, Z., Chang, Y., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2013. Transcriptome changes associated wtih delayed flower senescence on transgenic petunia by inducing expression of etr1-1, a mutant ethylene receptor. PLoS One. 8(7):1-14.
Influence of 1-MCP treatments on eating quality and consumer preferences of ‘Qinmei’ kiwifruit during shelf life Reprint Icon -
Deng, L., Jiang, C., Mu, W., Wang, Q. 2013. Influence of 1-MCP treatments on eating quality and consumer preferences of ‘Qinmei’ kiwifruit during shelf life. Journal of Food Science and Technology. DOI 10.1007/s13197-013-0986-y.
Defense responses regulated by jasmonate and delayed senescence caused by ethylene receptor mutation contribute to tolerance of petunia to Botrytis cinerea Reprint Icon -
Wang, H., Liu, G., Li, C., Jiang, C., Reid, M.S., Zhang, Z., Powell, A.L. 2013. Defense responses regulated by jasmonate and delayed senescence caused by ethylene receptor mutation contribute to tolerance of petunia to Botrytis cinerea. Molecular Plant Pathology. 14(5):453-469.
Postharvest: Cut flowers and potted plants Reprint Icon -
Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2012. Postharvest: Cut flowers and potted plants. Review Article. In "Ornamental Geophytes: From Basic Science to Sustainable Production" by CRC Press, Eds. Rina Kamenetsky, Hiroshi Okubo.
Co-silencing the mirabilis antiviral protein permits virus-induced gene silencing in Mirabilis jalapa Reprint Icon -
Singh, A., Liang, Y., Kumar, P., Reid, M., Jiang, C. 2012. Co-silencing the mirabilis antiviral protein permits virus-induced gene silencing in Mirabilis jalapa. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology. 87:334-340.
Postharvest biology and technology of ornamentals Reprint Icon -
Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2012. Postharvest biology and technology of ornamentals. In: Janek, J.,editor. Horticultural Reviews. Vol. 40. 1st edition. Hoboken, NJ:John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 1-54.
Mechanisms involved in calcium deficiency development in tomato fruit in response to gibberellins Reprint Icon -
De Freitas, S.T., Jiang, C., Mitcham, E.J. 2011. Mechanisms involved in calcium deficiency development in tomato fruit in response to gibberellins. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. DOI 10.1007/s00344-011-9233-9.
Florigen unmasked - exciting prospects for horticulture -
Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2011. Florigen unmasked - exciting prospects for horticulture. Chronica Horticulturae. 51:7-9.
Virus-Induced Gene Silencing in Ornametal Plants Reprint Icon -
Jiang, C., Chen, J., Reid, M. 2011. Virus-Induced Gene Silencing in Ornametal Plants. Book Chapter. 744:81-96.
Identification of defense-related genes newly-associated with tomato flower abscission Reprint Icon -
Meir, S., Philosoph-Hadas, S., Sundaresan, S., Selvaraj, V.K., Burd, S., Ophir, R., Kochanek, B., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C., Lers, A. 2011. Identification of defense-related genes newly-associated with tomato flower abscission. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 6:4, 590-593.
Effect of maturity and cold storage on ethylene biosynthesis and ripening in ‘Bartlett’ pears treated after harvest with 1-MCP Reprint Icon -
Villalobos-Acuna, M.G., Biasi, W.V., Flores, S., Jiang, C., Reid, M.S., Willits, N.H., Mitcham, E.J. 2011. Effect of maturity and cold storage on ethylene biosynthesis and ripening in ‘Bartlett’ pears treated after harvest with 1-MCP. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 59:1-9.
Virus-Induced gene silencing in ornamental plants Reprint Icon -
Jiang, C., Chen, J., Reid, M.S. 2011. Virus-Induced gene silencing in ornamental plants. Book Chapter. 744:81-96.
Sodium hypochlorite: A promising agent for reducing Botrytis cinerea infection on rose flowers Reprint Icon -
Macnish, A.J., Morris, K.L., De Theije, A., Mensink, M.G., Boerrigter, H.A., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C., Woltering, E.J. 2010. Sodium hypochlorite: A promising agent for reducing Botrytis cinerea infection on rose flowers. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 58:262-267.
Physiological and molecular changes during opening and senescence of Nicotiana mutabilis flowers -
Macnish, A.J., Jiang, C., Negre-Zakharov, F., Reid, M.S. 2010. Physiological and molecular changes during opening and senescence of Nicotiana mutabilis flowers. Plant Science. 179:267-272.
PHYSIOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR CHANGES DURING OPENING AND SENESCENCE OF NICOTIANA MUTABILIS FLOWERS -
Macnish, A.J., Negre-Zakharov, F., Jiang, C., Reid, M.S. 2010. PHYSIOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR CHANGES DURING OPENING AND SENESCENCE OF NICOTIANA MUTABILIS FLOWERS. Plant Science. 179:267-272.
Microarray analysis of the abscission-related transcriptome in tomato flower abscission zone in response to auxin depletion Reprint Icon -
Meir, S., Philosoph-Hadas, S., Sundaresan, S., Selvaraj, V.K., Burd, S., Kochanek, B., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C., Lers, A. 2010. Microarray analysis of the abscission-related transcriptome in tomato flower abscission zone in response to auxin depletion. Plant Physiology. 154:1929-1956.
TREATMENT WITH THIDIAZURON IMPROVES OPENING AND VASE LIFE OF IRIS FLOWERS Reprint Icon -
Macnish, A.J., Jiang, C., Reid, M.S. 2010. TREATMENT WITH THIDIAZURON IMPROVES OPENING AND VASE LIFE OF IRIS FLOWERS. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 56:77-84.
Thidiazuron, a non-metablized cytokinin, shows promise in extending the life of potted plants Reprint Icon -
Jiang, C., Wu, L., Macnish, A., King, A., Yi, M., Reid, M.S. 2009. Thidiazuron, a non-metablized cytokinin, shows promise in extending the life of potted plants. Acta Horticulturae. 847: 59-65.
NICOTIANA MUTABILIS-A NOVEL SYSTEM FOR STUDYING ETHYLENE-MEDIATED FLORAL SENESCENCE -
Macnish, A., Reid, M., Jiang, C. 2009. NICOTIANA MUTABILIS-A NOVEL SYSTEM FOR STUDYING ETHYLENE-MEDIATED FLORAL SENESCENCE. Acta Horticulturae. 847: 95-102.
MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF THE INTERACTION OF ETHYLENE AND AUXIN DURING FLOWER ABSCISSION -
An Alternative postharvest handling strategy for cut flowers-dry handling after harvest Reprint Icon -
Macnish, A., De Theije, A., Reid, M.S., Jiang, C. 2009. An Alternative postharvest handling strategy for cut flowers-dry handling after harvest. Acta Horticulturae. 847: 215-221.
VIRUS-INDUCED GENE SILENCING FOR FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF GENES IN PETUNIA -
Reid, M.S., Chen, J., Jiang, C. (2009) VIRUS-INDUCED GENE SILENCING FOR FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF GENES IN PETUNIA. In Petunia: Evolutionary, Developmental and Physiological Genetics. T. Gerats ed. Springer, New York, pp381-394.
SILENCING POLYGALACTURONASE EXPRESSION INHIBITS TOMATO PETIOLE ABSCISSION -
Jiang, C., Feng, L., Imsabai, W., Meir, S., Reid, M.S. 2008. Silencing polygalacturonase expression inhibits tomato petiole abscission. Journal of Experimental Botany. Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 973-979.
FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF A RING DOMAIN ANKYRIN REPEAT PROTEIN THAT IS HIGHLY EXPRESSED DURING FLOWER SENESCENCE -
Xu, X., Jiang, C., Donnelly, L.M., Reid, M.S. Functional analysis of a ring domain ankyrin repeat protein that is highly expressed during flower senescence. Journal of Experimental Botany.
GENES ASSOCIATED WITH OPENING AND SENESCENCE OF MIRABILIS JALAPA FLOWERS -
Xu, X., Gookin, T., Jiang, C., Reid, M. 2007. Genes associated with opening and senescence of mirabilis jalapa flowers. Journal of Experimental Botany. Vol. 58, No. 8, pp. 2193-2201
Genes associated with opening and senescence of the ephemeral flowers of Mirabilis jalapa -
Xu, X., Gookin, T.E., Jiang, C., Reid, M.S. Genes associated with opening and senescence of the ephemeral flowers of Mirabilis jalapa. Journal of Experimental Botany.
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