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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Management of Tropical/Subtropical Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information

Location: Tropical Crops and Germplasm Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

The tropical germplasm repository program at the USDA-ARS, Tropical Agriculture Research Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)

MGIS: Managing banana (Musa spp.) genetic resources information and high-throughput genotyping data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ruas, M., Guignon, V., Sempere, G., Sardos, J., Hueber, Y., Duverhey, H., Andrieu, A., Chase, R., Jenny, C., Hazekamp, T., Jelali, K., Adeka, J., Ayala Silva, T., Chao, C., Daniels, J., Dowlya, B., Effa Effa, B., Gueco, L., Kempenaers, E., Herradura, L., Ibobondji, L., Irish, B.M., Kilangi, J., Muhangi, S., Ngo Xuan, P., Paofa, J., Pavis, C., Sandoval Jorge, Sutanto, A., Thiemele, D., Tossou, C., Vangu Paka, G., Ganjun, Y., Van Den Houwe, I., Roux, N., Rouard, M. 2017. MGIS: Managing banana (Musa spp.) genetic resources information and high-throughput genotyping data. Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation. doi:10.1093/database/bax046.

Techniques of remote sensing and GIS as tools for visualizing impact of climate change-induced flood in the southern African region. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Twumasi, Y.A., Merem, E.C., Ayala Silva, T., Osei, A., Petja, B., Alexander, K. 2017. Techniques of remote sensing and GIS as tools for visualizing impact of climate change-induced flood in the southern African region.. Journal of Climate Change. 6:306-327.

Genetic diversity of naturalized cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cosme-Reyes, S.M., Cuevas, H.E., Zhang, D., Oleksyk, T.K., Irish, B.M. 2016. Genetic diversity of naturalized cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) in Puerto Rico. Tree Genetics and Genomes. doi: 10.1007/s11295-016-1045-4.

Characterization of the Musa spp. Taxonomic Reference Collection at the USDA-ARS, Tropical Agriculture Research Station. - (Other)
Irish, B.M., Rios, C., Roux, N. 2016. Characterization of the Musa spp. Taxonomic Reference Collection at the USDA-ARS, Tropical Agriculture Research Station.. Agricultural Research Service Publication. v.1.

Catalog of banana (Musa spp.) accessions maintained at the USDA-ARS, Tropical Agriculture Reserach Station - (Other)
Irish, B.M., Rios,C., Goenaga, R.J., Daniels, J. 2015. Catalog of banana (Musa spp.) accessions maintained at the USDA-ARS, Tropical Agriculture Reserach Station. Agricultural Research Service Publication. v. 1.

Register of new fruit and nut cultivars list 48. Banana, cacao, plantain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J. 2016. Register of new fruit and nut cultivars list 48. Banana, cacao, plantain. HortScience. 51:622-628.

Environmental factors influencing the development of black leaf streak (Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet) on bananas in Puerto Rico. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Horticultural traits associated with cacao accessions recommended for Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)

Targeted parallel sequencing of the Musa species: searching for an alternative model system for polyploidy studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ude, G.N., Acquaah, G., Irish, B.M., Das, A. 2014. Targeted parallel sequencing of the Musa species: searching for an alternative model system for polyploidy studies. African Journal of Biotechnology. 13(41):4052-4060.

Musa spp. germplasm management: microsatellite fingerprinting of USDA-ARS National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Irish, B.M., Cuevas, H.E., Simpson, S.A., Scheffler, B.E., Sardos, J., Ploetz, R., Goenaga, R.J. 2014. Musa spp. germplasm management: microsatellite fingerprinting of USDA-ARS National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) collection. Crop Science. 54:2140-2151.

Evaluation and characterization of a genetically diverse Musa germplasm core subset. Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Irish, B.M., Sardos, B.M., Roux, N., Goenaga, R.J. 2014. Evaluation and characterization of a genetically diverse Musa germplasm core subset.. HortScience 49(9)Supplement, American Society of Horticultural Sciences Annual Conference, S153.

Characterization of naturalized cacao populations in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Cosme-Reyes, S.M., Irish, B.M., Oleksyk, T., Zhang, D., Goenaga, R.J. 2014. Characterization of naturalized cacao populations in Puerto Rico. HortScience 49(9) Supplement, American Society of Horticultural Sciences Annual Conference. S249.

Evaluation and characterization in bananas (Musa ssp.) at the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station - (Abstract Only)

Evaluation of banana hybrids for tolerance to black leaf streak (Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet) in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J., Rios, C., Chavarria-Carvajal, J., Ploetz, R. 2013. Evaluation of banana hybrids for tolerance to black leaf streak (Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet) in Puerto Rico. Crop Protection Journal. 54:229-238.

Last Modified: 10/19/2017
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