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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

John R Stommel
Research Geneticist (Plants)


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genome-wide diversity and association mapping for capsaicinoids and fruit weight in Capsicum annuum L -
Nimmakayala, P., Aburrie, V.L., Saminathan, T., Alaparthi, S.B., Almeida, A., Hyma, K., Mitchell, S., Davenport, B., Tonapi, K., Yadav, L., Hankins, G., Malkaram, S., Stommel, J.R., Park, M., Choi, D., Rathinasabapathi, B., Reddy, U. 2016. Genome-wide diversity and association mapping for capsaicinoids and fruit weight in Capsicum annuum L. Scientific Reports. 6:38081.
Genome-wide divergence and linkage disequilibrium analyses for Capsicum baccatum revealed by genome-anchored single nucleotide polymorphisms -
Nimmakayala, P., Abburi, V.L., Saminathan, T., Alaparthi, S.B., Almeida, A., Davenport, B., Davidson, J., Vajja, G., Reddy, C., Tomason, Y., Nadimi, M., Hankins, G., Choi, D., Stommel, J.R., Reddy, U. 2016. Genome-wide divergence and linkage disequilibrium analyses for Capsicum baccatum revealed by genome-anchored single nucleotide polymorphisms. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:1646.
First report of Colletotrichum nigrum causing anthracnose disease on tomato fruit in New Jersey -
Rivera, Y., Stommel, J.R., Dumm, J.M., Ismaiel, A.A., Wyenandt, A.C., Crouch, J. 2016. First report of Colletotrichum nigrum causing anthracnose disease on tomato fruit in New Jersey. Plant Disease. 100(10): 2162.
A spontaneous eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) color mutant conditions anthocyanin-free fruit pigmentation -
Stommel, J.R., Dumm, J.M., Gisbert-Domenech, C., Prohens, J. 2016. A spontaneous eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) color mutant conditions anthocyanin-free fruit pigmentation. HortScience. 51(7):792-798.
Inheritance of fresh-cut fruit quality attributes in Capsicum -
Stommel, J.R., Camp, M.J., Dumm, J.M., Haynes, K.G., Luo, Y., Schoevaars, A. 2016. Inheritance of fresh-cut fruit quality attributes in Capsicum. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 141(4):308-314.
Genetic diversity provides opportunities for improvement of fresh-cut pepper quality Reprint Icon -
Stommel, J.R., Camp, M.J., Luo, Y., Welten, A. 2015. Genetic diversity provides opportunities for improvement of fresh-cut pepper quality. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. 14(2): 112-120.
Genotype x environment interactions in eggplant for fruit phenolic acid content Reprint Icon -
Stommel, J.R., Haynes, K.G., Whitaker, B.D., Prohens, J. 2015. Genotype x environment interactions in eggplant for fruit phenolic acid content. Euphytica. 205:823-836.
Coordinated regulation of biosynthetic and regulatory genes coincides with anthocyanin accumulation in developing eggplant fruit Reprint Icon -
Stommel, J.R., Dumm, J.M. 2015. Coordinated regulation of biosynthetic and regulatory genes coincides with anthocyanin accumulation in developing eggplant fruit. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 140:129-135.
Differential inheritance of pepper (capsicum annum) fruit pigments results in black to violet fruit color Reprint Icon -
Stommel, J.R., Pushko, M., Haynes, K.G., Whitaker, B.D. 2014. Differential inheritance of pepper (capsicum annum) fruit pigments results in black to violet fruit color. Plant Breeding. DOI:10.1111/PBR.12209.
Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Tomato -
Liedl, B., Labate, J.A., Stommel, J.R., Slade, A. 2013. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Tomato. Boca Raton, FL: Science Publishers. 520 p.
Genetic diversity in morphological characters and phenolic acids content resulting from an interspecific cross between eggplant (Solanum melongena) and its wild ancestor (S. incanum) Reprint Icon -
Prohens, J., Whitaker, B.D., Vilanova, S., Hurtado, M., Blasco, M., Plazas, M., Gramazio, P., Stommel, J.R. 2013. Genetic diversity in morphological characters and phenolic acids content resulting from an interspecific cross between eggplant (Solanum melongena) and its wild ancestor (S. incanum). Annals of Applied Biology. 162:242-257.
Genetic diversity in Capsicum baccatum is significantly influenced by its ecogeographical distribution Reprint Icon -
Albrecht, E., Zhang, D., Saftner, R.A., Stommel, J.R. 2012. Genetic diversity in Capsicum baccatum is significantly influenced by its ecogeographical distribution. BioMed Central (BMC) Genetics. 13:89.
Characterization of interspecific hybrids and backcross generations from crosses between two cultivated eggplants (Solanum melongena and S. aethiopicum Kumba group)and implications for eggplant breeding Reprint Icon -
Prohens, J., Plazas, M., Raigon, M.D., Stommel, J.R., Vilanova, S. 2012. Characterization of interspecific hybrids and backcross generations from crosses between two cultivated eggplants (Solanum melongena and S. aethiopicum Kumba group)and implications for eggplant breeding. Euphytica. 186:517-538.
Genetics -
Stommel, J.R., Albrecht, E. 2012. Genetics. In: Russo, V.M., editor. Peppers: botany, production and uses. Cambridge, MA: CABI. p. 29-57.
Eggplant relatives as sources of variation for developing new rootstocks: effects of grafting on eggplant yield and fruit apparent quality and composition Reprint Icon -
Gisbert, C., Prohens, J., Raigon, M., Stommel, J.R., Nuez, F. 2011. Eggplant relatives as sources of variation for developing new rootstocks: effects of grafting on eggplant yield and fruit apparent quality and composition. Scientia Horticulturae. 128:14-22.
Yield variation among clones of lowbush blueberry as a function of kinship and self-compatibility Reprint Icon -
Bell, D.J., Stommel, J.R., Rowland, L.J., Drummond, F. 2010. Yield variation among clones of lowbush blueberry as a function of kinship and self-compatibility. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 135:259-270.
Yield variation among clones of lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.) as a function of kinship, self-compatibility, and combining ability -
Bell, D.J., Rowland, L.J., Stommel, J.R., Zhang, D., Drummond, F.A. 2010. Yield variation among clones of lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.) as a function of kinship, self-compatibility, and combining ability. BARC Poster Day.
First report of Oidiopsis taurica causing powdery mildew outbreak on pepper in Maryland Reprint Icon -
Jones, R.W., Stommel, J.R., Wanner, L.A. 2009. First report of Oidiopsis taurica causing powdery mildew outbreak on pepper in Maryland. Plant Disease. 93:1222.
Transcription Factor Families Regulate the Anthocyanin Biosynthetic Pathway in Capsicum Reprint Icon -
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.
Inheritance of fruit, foliar and plant habit attributes in Capsicum L. -
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 -
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 -
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2008. Capsicum Annuum L. Lil' Pumpkin and Pepper Jack. HortScience. 43:935-938.
EFFECTS OF ANTHOCYANIN AND CAROTENOID COMBINATIONS ON FOLIAGE AND IMMATURE FRUIT COLOR OF CAPSICUM ANNUM L. -
Lightbourn, G., Griesbach, R., Novotny Dura, J., Clevidence, B.A., Rao, D.D., Stommel, J.R. 2008. Effects of anthocyanin and carotenoid combinations on foliage and immature fruit color of capsicum annum l. Journal of Heredity. 99:105-111.
Regulation of Anthocyanin gene expression in capsicum: A member of the Solanaceae family -
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.
Genetic basis for genotype-environment interactions influencing flavonoid gene expression in Capsicum -
Lightbourn, G., Griesbach, R., Stommel, J.R. 2007. Genetic basis for genotype-environment interactions influencing flavonoid gene expression in Capsicum. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 132:824-829.
Gene Expression in the Star Mutation of Petunia x Hybrida -
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.
Tomato -
Labate, J.A., Grandillo, S., Fulton, T., Munos, S., Caicedo, A., Peralta, I., Ji, Y., Chetelat, R., Scott, J.W., Gonzalo, M.J., Francis, D., Yang, W., Van Der Knaap, E., Baldo, A.M., Smith-White, B., Mueller, L., Prince, J., Blanchard, N., Storey, D., Stevens, M., Robbins, M., Wang, J., Liedl, B., Oconnell, M., Stommel, J.R., Aoki, K., Iijima, Y., Slade, A., Hurst, S., Loeffler, D., Steine, M., Vafeados, D., Mcguire, C., Freeman, C., Amen, A., Goodstal, J., Facciotti, D., Van Eck, J., Causse, M. 2007. Tomato. Book Chapter. In: Kole, C. editor. Genome mapping and molecular breeding in plants. Volume 5 Vegetables. NY. Springer Publishing Co. p. 1-125.
Inheritance of Value Added Traits in Capsicum -
Stommel, J., and Griesbach, R.J. 2007. Inheritance of value-added traits in Capsicum. HortScience. 42:1006(abstract).
INFLUENCE OF CULTIVAR AND HARVEST METHOD ON POSTHARVEST STORAGE QUALITY OF PEPPER (CAPSICUM ANNUUM L.) FRUIT -
Smith, D.L., Stommel, J.R., Fung, R.W., Wang, C.Y., Whitaker, B.D. 2006. Influence of cultivar and harvest method on postharvest storage quality of pepper (capsicum annuum l.) fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 42:243-247.
A TRANSCRIPTION ACTIVATOR COMPLEX DIFFERENTIALLY REGULATES CAPSICUM ANTHOCYANIN PIGMENTATION IN RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENT AND PATHOGEN INFECTION -
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.
BLACK PIGMENTATION IN CAPSICUM - A BIOCHEMICAL AND MOLECULAR ACCOUNT -
Lightbourn, G., Griesbach, R., Stommel, J.R. 2006. Black pigmentation in Capsicum - A biochemical and molecular account [abstract]. HortScience 41: 1027.
CAPSICUM ANNUM: A MODEL FOR ELUCIDATING GENE REGULATION IN THE ANTHOCYANIN BIOSYNTHETIC PATHWAY -
Lightbourn, G., Winkel, B., Griesbach, R., Stommel, J.R. 2006. Capsicum annuum: A model for elucidating gene regulation in the anthocyanin biosynthetic pathway [abstract]. Seventeenth Annual BARC Poster Day. Abstract #22, p. 31.
TOMATO FRUIT FIRMNESS ATTRIBUTES IN HYBRIDS FROM CROSSES BETWEEN SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM AND S. LYCOPERSICUM X S. GALAPAGENSE DERIVED PARENTAL GENOTYPES -
Stommel, J.R. 2006. Tomato fruit firmness attributes in hybrids from crosses between solanum lycopersicum and s. lycopersicum x s. galapagense derived parental genotypes. [abstract]. Tomato Breeders Roundtable Proceedings. p.36.
GENETIC ENHANCEMENT OF TOMATO FRUIT NUTRITIVE VALUE -
Stommel, J.R. 2006. Genetic enhancement of tomato fruit nutritive value. Genetic Improvement of Solanaceous Crops. 2:193-238.
COMPATIBILITY OF THE BIOCONTROL FUNGUS FUSARIUM OXYSPORUM STRAIN CS-20 WITH SELECTED FUNGICIDES -
Fravel, D. R., Deahl, K. L., and Stommel, J. R. 2005. Compatibility of the biocontrol fungus Fusarium oxysporum strain CS-20 with selected fungicides. Biological Control. 34:165-169 .
INHERTANCE OF ELASTIC AND VISCOELASTIC COMPONENTS OF TOMATO FIRMNESS DERIVED FROM INTRA- AND INTERSPECIFIC GENETIC BACKGROUNDS -
Stommel, J.R., Abbott, J.A., Campbell, A., Francis, D.A. 2005. Inheritance of elastic and viscoelastic components of tomato firmness derived from intra- and interspecific genetic backgrounds. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 130:598-604.
PEPINO MUSAIC VIRUS: VARIABILITY IN U.S. ISOLATES -
Maroon Lango, C.J.M., Guaragna, M.A., Jordan, R.L., Hammond, J., Bandla, M., Marquardt, S., Stommel, J.R. 2005. Pepino mosaic virus: Variability in U.S. isolated [abstract]. Hortscience 40:1089.
BLACK PEARL: A NEW ORNAMENTAL CAPSICUM -
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2005. 'Black Pearl': A new ornamental Capsicum [abstract]. Hortscience 40:1003.
USDA 02L1058 AND 02L1059: CHERRY TOMATO BREEDING LINES WITH HIGH FRUIT BETA-CAROTENE CONTENT -
Stommel, J.R., Abbott, J.A. Saftner, R.A. 2005. USDA 02L1058 and 02L1059: Cherry tomato breeding lines with high fruit beta-carotene content. HortScience 40:1569-1570.
CAPSICUM ANNUUM L. 'BLACK PEARL' -
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.
INHERITANCE OF TOMATO FIRMNESS COMPONENTS IN GENOTYPES DERIVED FROM CROSSES BETWEEN LYCOPERSICON ESCULENTUM AND L. HIRSUTUM -
Stommel, J.R., Francis, D. 2004. Inheritance of tomato firmness in genotypes derived from crosses between Lycopersicon esculentum and L. hirsutum [abstract]. Proceeding of the Tomato Breeders Roundtable. Annapolis, Maryland. pp. 39.
SENSORY & OBJECTIVE QUALITY ATTRIBUTES OF BETA-CAROTENE AND LYCOPENE-RICH TOMATO FRUIT -
Stommel, J.R., Abbott, J., Saftner, R.A., M. Camp. 2005. Sensory and objective quality attributes of beta-carotene- and lycopene-rich tomato fruit. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 130:244-251.
DIFFERENTIAL EXPRESSION OF CAPSICUM ANTHOCYANIN STRUCTURAL GENES IN RESPONSE TO TEMPERATURE STRESS -
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2004. Differential expression of Capsicum anthocyanin structural genes in response to temperature stress [abstract]. HortScience 39(4):867.
HERITABILITY PATTERNS OF ELASTIC AND VISCOELASTIC COMPONENTS OF TOMATO FIRMNESS DERIVED FROM INTRA- AND INTERSPECIFIC GENETIC BACKGROUNDS -
Abbott, J.A., Stommel, J.R., Camp, M.J. Heritability patterns of elastic and viscoelastic components of tomato firmness derived from intra- and interspecific genetic backgrounds. Meeting Abstract. HortScience. 2004. V. 39. P. 812.
CAPSICUM ANNUUM L. "TANGERINE DREAM" -
Stommel, J.R., Griesbach, R.J. 2004. Capsicum annuum l. 'Tangerine Dream'. Hortscience. 39(2):448-449.
MARKER-BASED LINKAGE MAPS OF SOLANUM CHACOENSE BITTER X ST. CHACOENSE CROSSES -
Ronning, C.M., Haymes, K.M., Sanford, L.L., Stommel, J.R. 2003. An AFLP marker-based linkage map of Solanum chacoense Bitter chromosome 1. Tomato Genetics Cooperative Report 53:31-35.
PHENOLIC ACID CONTENT AND COMPOSITION OF EGGPLANT FRUIT IN A GERMPLASM CORE SUBSET -
Stommel, J.R., Whitaker, B.D. Phenolic acid content and composition of eggplant fruit in a germplasm core subset. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 2003. V. 128. P. 704-710.
ALLELIC PLASTICITY OF SIMPLE SEQUENCE REPEATS AMONG DOMESTICATED AND WILD SPECIES OF CAPSICUM -
Reddy, U.K., Padmavathi, N., Saha, S., Besong, S., Bates, G.T., Katam, R., Saha, S., Jenkins, J.N., Stommel, J.R., Quirin, E. 2003. Allelic plasticity of simple sequence repeats among domesticated and wild species of capsicum. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. p. 523.
PEPPER, ORNAMENTAL, CAPSICUM ANNUUM -
Stommel, J.R., Bosland, P.W. 2006. Ornamental pepper, Capsicum annuum. In: Anderson, N., editor. Flower Breeding and Genetics: Issues, Challenges and opportunities for the 21st Century. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. p. 561-599.
NEW PEPPER GERMPLASM FOR ORNAMENTAL AND ORNAMENTAL/CULINARY APPLICATIONS -
EVALUATION OF EGGPLANT GERMPLASM FOR FRUIT PHYTONUTRIENT CONTENT -
BARRIERS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTROGRESSION OF SOLANUM OCHRANTHUM INTO TOMATO VIA SOMATIC HYBRIDIZATION -
DEVELOPMENT OF SCAR MARKERS LINKED TO THE BETA GENE IN TOMATO -
TOMATO ANTHRACNOSE RESISTANCE: INHERITANCE AND QTL'S -
TOMATO PRODUCTION: NEW OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH GENETIC RESOURCES -
USDA 97L63, 97L66, AND 97L97: TOMATO BREEDING LINES WITH HIGH FRUIT BETA-CAROTENE CONTENT -
QTL ANALYSIS OF ANTHRACNOSE RESISTANCE IN THE CULTIVATED TOMATO LYCOPERSICON ESCULENTUM -
INHERITANCE AND QTL ANALYSIS OF ANTHRACNOSE RESISTANCE IN THE CULTIVATED TOMATO (LYCOPERSICON ESCULENTUM) -
THE CONVERSION OF RAPD AND AFLP MARKERS LINKED TO BETA (B) AND BETA-MODIFIER (MO-B) GENES FROM TOMATO INTO SCARS -
IMPROVED PHYTONUTRIENT CONTENT THROUGH PLANT GENETIC IMPROVEMENT -
GEOGRAPHICAL VARIATION OF SOLANIDANE AGLYCONE GLYCOALKALOIDS IN THE WILD POTATO SPECIES SOLANUM CHACOENSE BITTER -
GEOGRAPHICAL VARIATION OF SOLANIDANE AGLYCONE GLYCOALKALOIDS AND LEVELS OF VARIABILITY DETECTED BY AFLP ANALYSIS IN THE WILD POTATO SPECIES SOLANUM CHACOENSE BITTER -
DEVELOPMENT OF MOLECULAR MARKERS LINKED TO HIGH PIGMENT (HP) AND DARK GREEN(DG) LOCI IN TOMATO -
RAPD AND AFLP TAGGING OF TWO GENES, BETA (B) AND BETA MODIFIER (MO-B0, WHICH INFLUENCE B-CAROTENE ACCUMULATION IN FRUIT OF TOMATO (LYCOPERSICON ESCULENTUM MILL.) -
IDENTIFICATION AND MAPPING OF TOMATO COLOR PIGMENT GENES USING PCR-BASED MARKERS -
IDENTIFICATION OF AN AFLP MARKER LINKED TO THE BETA-MODIFIER (MO-B) LOCUS AND DEVELOPMENT OF SCAR MARKERS LINKED TO THE BETA (B) AND MO-B LOCI IN TOMATO -
IDENTIFICATION OF MOLECULAR MARKERS ASSOCIATED WITH LEPTINE PRODUCTION IN APOPULATION OF SOLANUM CHACOENSE BITTER -
MOLECULAR MARKERS LINKED TO QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI FOR ANTHRACNOSE RESISTANCE IN TOMATO -
MOLECULAR MARKER LINKED TO HIGH SOLANINE\CHACONINE (NIL\LOW LEPTINE) IN SOLANUM CHACOENSE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR LEPTINE BIOSYNTHESIS -
IDENTIFICATION OF PCR-BASED MOLECULAR MARKERS LINKED TO B, A CAROTENOID-RELATED GENE IN TOMATO -
MOLECULAR MARKER LINKED TO NIL/LOW LEPTINE IN SOLANUM CHACOENSE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR LEPTINE BIOSYNTHESIS -
DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH BETA-CAROTENE TOMATO GERMPLASM AND IDENTIFICATION OF MOLECULAR MARKERS LINKED TO THE BETA LOCUS IN TOMATO -
MOLECULAR TAGGING OF TOMATO COLOR PIGMENT GENES WITH PCR-BASED MARKERS -
MOLECULAR MARKER LINKED TO HIGH SOLANINE/CHACONINE (NIL/LOW LEPTINE) IN SOLANUM CHACOENSE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR LEPTINE BIOSYNTHESIS -
IDENTIFICATION OF CAROTENOID LOCI IN TOMATO WITH RAPD AND AFLP MARKERS -
INHERITANCE OF RESISTANCE TO ANTHRACNOSE CAUSED BY COLLETOTRICHUM COCCODES IN TOMATO (LYCOPERSICON ESCULENTUM) -
VIRAL SATELLITE RNA EXPRESSION IN TRANSGENIC TOMATO CONFERS FIELD TOLERANCETO CUCUMBER MOSAIC VIRUS -
INHERITANCE OF LEPTINE PRODUCTION IN SOLANUM CHACOENSE -
INHERITANCE OF RESISTANCE TO ANTHRACNOSE CAUSED BY COLLETOTRICHUM COCCODES IN TOMATO (LYCOPERSICON ESCULENTUM) -
FEASIBILITY STUDIES FOR IN VITRO GRAFTING AND CHIMERA FORMATION AMONG LYCOPERSICSON SPP. -
INHERITANCE OF LEPTINE PRODUCTION IN SOLANUM CHACOENSE -
EFFECTS OF GELATIN ON THE AMPLIFICATION REACTION FOR GENERATING RANDOMLY AMPLIFIED POLYMORPHIC DNA -
GENETIC DIVERSITY AMONG ISOLATES OF PHYTOPHTHORA INFESTANS FROM TOMATO AND LABORATORY EVALUATION OF LYCOPERSICON GERMPLASM FOR RELATIVE RESISTANCE TO LATE BLIGHT -
FIELD TEST RESULTS OF TRANSGENIC TOMATO PLANTS EXPRESSING VIRAL SATELLITES FOR RESISTANCE TO CUCUMBER MOSAIC VIRUS -
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