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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Molecular Resources for the Improvement of Tropical Ornamental and Fruit Crops

Location: Tropical Plant Genetic Resources and Disease Research

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

Evaluation of edible ginger and turmeric cultivars for root-knot nematode resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

CRISPRi-mediated metabolic engineering of E. coli for O-methylated anthocyanin production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cress, B.F., Leitz, Q.D., Kim, D.C., Amore, T.D., Suzuki, J.Y., Linhardt, R.J., Koffas, M.A. 2017. CRISPRi-mediated metabolic engineering of E. coli for O-methylated anthocyanin production. Microbial Cell Factories. 16:10.

Rebuilding Hawaii’s Anthurium germplasm collection for cultivar and species preservation, breeding, and biotechnological research - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Development of chloroplast single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) as a tool towards interspecies typing of Anthurium germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Assessing spatial distribution, stand impacts and rate of Ceratocystis fimbriata induced 'Ohi'a (Metrosideros polymorpha) mortality in a tropical wet forest, Hawai'i Island, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mortenson, L., Hughes, F., Friday, J., Keith, L.M., Barbosa, J., Friday, N., Liu, Z., Sowards, T. 2016. Assessing spatial distribution, stand impacts and rate of Ceratocystis fimbriata induced 'Ohi'a (Metrosideros polymorpha) mortality in a tropical wet forest, Hawai'i Island, USA. Forest Ecology and Management. 377:83-92.

Potential of Heterorhabditis indica to control Cylas formicarius in field culled sweet potato roots - (Abstract Only)
Myers, R.Y., McQuate, G.T., Sylva, C.D., Mello, C.L. 2016. Potential of Heterorhabditis indica to control Cylas formicarius in field culled sweet potato roots. Journal of Nematology. 48:355.

Endemic Oscheius Nematodes of Hawai'i - (Abstract Only)
Bisel, J., Myers, R.Y., Sipes, B. 2016. Endemic Oscheius Nematodes of Hawai'i. Journal of Nematology. 48:305.

Withanolides derived from Physalis peruviana (Poha) with potential anti-inflammatory activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sang-Ngern, M., Youn, Y., Park, E., Kondratyu, T.P., Simmons, C.J., Lorch, S.E., Wall, M.M., Pezzuto, J.M., Chang, L. 2016. Withanolides derived from Physalis peruviana (Poha) with potential anti-inflammatory activity. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 26(12):2755-2759.

Determination of the absolute configuration of Chaetoviridins and other bioactive Azaphilones from the endophytic fungus Chaetomium globosum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Youn, U., Sripisut, T., Park, E., Kondratyuk, T.P., Fatima, N., Simmons, C.J., Wall, M.M., Sun, D., Pezzuto, J.M., Chang, L. 2015. Determination of the absolute configuration of Chaetoviridins and other bioactive Azaphilones from the endophytic fungus Chaetomium globosum. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 25:4719-4723.

Utilization of papaya waste and oil production by Chlorella protothecoides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heller, W.P., Kissinger, K.R., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Keith, L.M. 2015. Utilization of papaya waste and oil production by Chlorella protothecoides. Algal Research. 12:156-160.

Ceratocystis Wilt of ‘Ohi‘a - (Other)
Friday, J., Keith, L.M., Hughes, F. 2015. Ceratocystis Wilt of ‘Ohi‘a. Extension Publications. PD-107.

Protection and coexistence of conventional papaya productions with PRSV resistant transgenic papaya - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Suzuki, J.Y., Hollingsworth, R.G., Keith, L.M., Tripathi, S. 2016. Protection and coexistence of conventional papaya productions with PRSV resistant transgenic papaya. Acta Horticulturae. 1111:49-54.

Screening edible ginger and turmeric cultivars for resistance to root-knot nematodes - (Abstract Only)
Myers, R.Y., Mello, C.L., Keith, L.M. 2015. Screening edible ginger and turmeric cultivars for resistance to root-knot nematodes. Journal of Nematology. 47:258.

Barriers to movement and spread of Radopholus similis in anthurium - (Abstract Only)
Sipes, B., Myers, R.Y., Lichty, J., Sewake, K. 2015. Barriers to movement and spread of Radopholus similis in anthurium. APS Annual Meeting. Poster No. 100-P.

Evaluating the predatory potential of carnivorous nematodes against Rotylenchulus reniformis and Meloidogyne incognita - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, K., Myers, R.Y., Srivastava, A., Sipes, B. 2015. Evaluating the predatory potential of carnivorous nematodes against Rotylenchulus reniformis and Meloidogyne incognita. Biological Control. 88:54-60.

First report of Ceratocystis wilt on `Ohi`a - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keith, L.M., Hughes, R.F., Sugiyama, L.S., Heller, W.P., Bushe, B.C., Friday, J.B. 2015. First report of Ceratocystis wilt on `Ohi`a. Plant Disease. 99(9):1276.

Occurrence and distribution of Heterorhabditid populations in the Hawaiian Islands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Myers, R.Y., Sipes, B.S., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Mello, C.L., Mello, J.S. 2015. Occurrence and distribution of Heterorhabditid populations in the Hawaiian Islands. Nematropica. 45:198-207.

Fungal pretreatment of albizia chips for enhanced biogas production by solid-state anaerobic digestion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ge, X., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Keith, L.M., Li, Y. 2015. Fungal pretreatment of albizia chips for enhanced biogas production by solid-state anaerobic digestion. Energy and Fuels. 29:200-204.

Chemotaxonomy of Hawaiian Anthurium cultivars based on multivariate analysis of phenolic metabolites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clark, B.R., Bliss, B.J., Suzuki, J.Y., Borris, R.P. 2014. Chemotaxonomy of Hawaiian Anthurium cultivars based on multivariate analysis of phenolic metabolites. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62:11323-11334.

The chloroplast psbK-psbI intergenic region, a potential genetic marker for broad sectional relationships in Anthurium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suzuki, J.Y., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Keith, L.M., Myers, R.Y. 2014. The chloroplast psbK-psbI intergenic region, a potential genetic marker for broad sectional relationships in Anthurium. HortScience. 49(10):1244-1252.

Biogas energy production from tropical biomass wastes by anaerobic digestion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ge, X., T. Matsumoto Brower, L. Keith, Y. Li. 2014. Biogas energy production from tropical biomass wastes by anaerobic digestion. Bioresource Technology. 169:38-44.

Control of Radopholus similis in anthurium with spinosad, spirotetramat, and thiophanate-methyl - (Abstract Only)
Stephens, J., Myers, R.Y., Lichty, J., Sewake, K., Sipes, B. 2014. Control of Radopholus similis in anthurium with spinosad, spirotetramat, and thiophanate-methyl [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. Poster No. 187-P.

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