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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Resources for the Genetic Improvement of Potato

Location: Vegetable Crops Research

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

The evolution of potato breeding - (Peer reviewed journal)

The IRE1/bZIP60 pathway and Bax inhibitor 1 suppress systemic accumulation of potyviruses and potexviruses in Arabidopsis and N. benthamiana plants - (Peer reviewed journal)
Gaguancela, O.A., Zuniga, L.P., Arias, A.V., Halterman, D., Flores, F.J., Johansen, I.E., Wang, A., Yamaji, Y., Verchot, J. 2016. The IRE1/bZIP60 pathway and Bax inhibitor 1 suppress systemic accumulation of potyviruses and potexviruses in Arabidopsis and N. benthamiana plants. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-07-16-0147-R.

Biotech potatoes in the 21st century: 20 years since the first biotech potato - (Review article)
Halterman, D., Guenthner, J., Collinge, S., Butler, N., Douches, D. 2015. Biotech potatoes in the 21st century: 20 years since the first biotech potato. American Journal of Potato Research. 93(1):1-20. doi: 10.1007/s12230-015-9485-1.

Structural variation within the potato Ve gene locus and correlation with molecular marker analysis - (Peer reviewed journal)
Meier, A., Halterman, D.A. 2016. Structural variation within the potato Ve gene locus and correlation with molecular marker analysis. Crop Science. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2016.02.0137.

Determination of virulence contributions from Phytophthora infestans effectors IPI-O1 and IPI-O4 - (Peer reviewed journal)

Achieving sustainable cultivation of potatoes - (Book / chapter)

Improving flavor of fresh potatoes - (Trade journal)

Evaluation of hyperspectral reflectance for estimating dry matter and sugar concentration in processing potatoes - (Proceedings)

Discovery of new sources of disease resistance using wild potato germplasm - (Proceedings)

A review of the latest concepts in molecular plant pathology and applications to potato breeding - (Proceedings)

The IRE1/bZIP60 pathway are activated by potexvirus and potyvirus small membrane binding proteins - (Abstract only)
Verchot, J., Halterman, D.A., Arias, O., Pena, E., Vela Arias, A. 2016. The IRE1/bZIP60 pathway are activated by potexvirus and potyvirus small membrane binding proteins [abstract]. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Paper No. P7-225.

Determination of virulence contributions from Phytophthora infestans effectors IPI-O1 and IPI-O4 - (Abstract only)
Chen, Y., Halterman, D.A. 2016. Determination of virulence contributions from Phytophthora infestans effectors IPI-O1 and IPI-O4 [abstract]. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Paper No. P9-257.

Segregation of unknown signaling components in potato complicates marker-assisted selection for Ve-mediated Verticillium resistance - (Abstract only)
Kumar, A., Halterman, D.A., Rouse, D., Jansky, S.H. 2016. Segregation of unknown signaling components in potato complicates marker-assisted selection for Ve-mediated Verticillium resistance [abstract]. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Paper No. P17-551.

Potato production in Thailand - (Peer reviewed journal)
Kittipadakul, P., Jaipeng, B., Slater, A., Stevenson, W., Jansky, S. 2016. Potato production in Thailand. American Journal of Potato Research. 93(4):380-385. doi: 10.1007/s12230-016-9511-y

Amylose content decreases during tuber development in potato - (Peer reviewed journal)
Jansky, S., Fajardo, D. 2016. Amylose content decreases during tuber development in potato. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.7673.

Solanum clarum and S. morelliforme as novel model species for studies of epiphytism Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Jansky, S.H., Roble, J., Spooner, D.M. 2016. Solanum clarum and S. morelliforme as novel model species for studies of epiphytism. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:231. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00231.

Understanding and improving flavor in beans: Screening the USDA Phaseolus core collection for pod sugar and flavor compounds in snap and dry bean accessions - (Research notes)

Update on the National Acrylamide Project - (Proceedings)
Bethke, P.C. 2016. Update on the National Acrylamide Project. Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Associaiton Conference Proceedings. Paper No. 6.

Genetic mapping with an inbred line-derived F2 population in potato Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Endelman, J.B., Jansky, S.H. 2016. Genetic mapping with an inbred line-derived F2 population in potato. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 129(5):935-943. doi: 10.1007/s00122-016-2673-7.

Progress toward the development of diploid recombinant inbred lines - (Abstract only)
Jansky, S.H., Douches, D., Endelman, J. 2016. Progress toward the development of diploid recombinant inbred lines [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome. Paper No. P1075.

The curse of invertase - (Trade journal)
Bethke, P.C., Wiberley-Bradford, A. 2014. The curse of invertase. Spudman. 52(8):22-23.

Potential molecular markers associated with tuber calcium content in wild potato germplasm Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Chung, Y.S., Palta, J., Bamberg, J., Jansky, S. 2016. Potential molecular markers associated with tuber calcium content in wild potato germplasm. Crop Science. 56(2):576-584. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2015.06.0370.

National variety trials identify clones with high potential - (Trade journal)
Bethke, P., Wang, Y., Endelman, J. 2015. National variety trials identify clones with high potential. Common Tater. 67(9):20-21.

Acrylamide-forming potential and agronomic properties of elite US potato germplasm from the National Fry Processing Trial Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Wang, Y., Bethke, P.C., Bussan, A.J., Glynn, M.T., Holm, D.G., Navarro, F.M., Novy, R.G., Palta, J.P., Pavek, M.J., Porter, G.A., Sathuvalli, V.R., Thompson, A.L., Voglewede, P.J., Whitworth, J.L., Parish, D.I., Endelman, J.B. 2015. Acrylamide-forming potential and agronomic properties of elite US potato germplasm from the National Fry Processing Trial. Crop Science. 56(1):30-39. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2015.03.0173.

How do we address the disconnect between genetic and morphological diversity in germplasm collections Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Jansky, S.H., Dawson, J., Spooner, D.M. 2015. How do we address the disconnect between genetic and morphological diversity in germplasm collections. American Journal of Botany. 102(8):1213-1215.

Fine screening for resistance to cold-induced sweetening in potato hybrids containing Solanum raphanifolium germplasm Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Ali, A., Jansky, S. 2015. Fine screening for resistance to cold-induced sweetening in potato hybrids containing Solanum raphanifolium germplasm. Advances in Agriculture. Available: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/aag/2015/327969/.

Identification and evaluation of SNP and SCAR markers linked to the Rychc gene for resistance to Potato virus Y in diploid potato populations - (Abstract only)
Fulladolsa, A.C., Jansky, S.H., Halterman, D.A., Charkowski, A. 2015. Identification and evaluation of SNP and SCAR markers linked to the Rychc gene for resistance to Potato virus Y in diploid potato populations [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society. Paper No. 328-P.

Colonization of wild potato plants by Streptomyces scabies - (Abstract only)
Allen, C., Jansky, S.H., Charkowski, A.O. 2015. Colonization of wild potato plants by Streptomyces scabies [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society. Paper No. 25-P.

Silencing of vacuolar invertase and asparagine synthetase genes and its impact on acrylamide formation of fried potato products - (Peer reviewed journal)

Testing taxonomic predictivity of foliar and tuber resistance to Phytophthora infestans in wild relatives of potato Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Khiutti, A., Spooner, D.M., Jansky, S.H., Halterman, D.A. 2015. Testing taxonomic predictivity of foliar and tuber resistance to Phytophthora infestans in wild relatives of potato. Phytopathology. 105(9):1198-1205.

Recombinant inbred lines derived from potato interspecific hybrids - (Proceedings)
Jansky, S.H., Douches, D., Endelman, J. 2016. Recombinant inbred lines derived from potato interspecific hybrids. American Journal of Potato Research. 93(2):97-115.

Identification of disease resistance genes for enhancement of existing potato cultivars - (Abstract only)
Halterman, D.A. 2015. Identification of disease resistance genes for enhancement of existing potato cultivars [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society. Paper No. 112-S.

Regulation of sugar metabolism in wild-type and low-invertase transgenic chipping potatoes during and after cooling for low-temperature storage - (Proceedings)
Wiberley-Bradford, A.E., Busse, J.S., Bethke, P.C. 2015. Regulation of sugar metabolism in wild-type and low-invertase transgenic chipping potatoes during and after cooling for low-temperature storage. American Journal of Potato Research. Paper No. G36.

Heat stress during development alters post-harvest sugar contents and chip processing quality of potato tubers - (Proceedings)
Wiberly-Bradford, A.E., Busse, J.S., Bethke, P.C. 2015. Heat stress during development alters post-harvest sugar contents and chip processing quality of potato tubers. American Journal of Potato Research. Paper No. G40.

A national effort to identify fry processing clones with low acrylamide-forming potential - (Proceedings)
Wang, Y., Endelman, J.B., Bethke, P.C. 2015. A national effort to identify fry processing clones with low acrylamide-forming potential. American Journal of Potato Research. Paper No. G61.

Potato development and skin set in fresh market red varieties - (Proceedings)
Bethke, P.C., Busse, J.S. 2015. Potato development and skin set in fresh market red varieties. Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Associaiton Conference Proceedings. 28:81-82.

Genetic and cultural management solutions to improve potato storage quality - (Proceedings)
Bethke, P.C. 2015. Genetic and cultural management solutions to improve potato storage quality. Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Associaiton Conference Proceedings. 28:29-34.

Improved genetic disease resistance solutions for potato - (Proceedings)
Halterman, D.A., Chen, Y., Lin, Y., Meier, A., Jansky, S.H. 2015. Improved genetic disease resistance solutions for potato. Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Associaiton Conference Proceedings. Paper No. 2:1.

Reinventing potato at the diploid level - (Abstract only)
Jansky, S.H., Douches, D., Endelman, J. 2015. Reinventing potato at the diploid level [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Paper No. W738.

Genotyping by sequencing of a diploid potato F2 population - (Abstract only)
Endelman, J., Jansky, S.H. 2015. Genotyping by sequencing of a diploid potato F2 population [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Paper No. P0840.

Three potato clones incorporating combined resistances to early blight from S. palustre and late blight from S. bulbocastanum into a S. tuberosum background Reprint Icon - (Germplasm registration)
Meier, A., Jansky, S., Halterman, D. 2015. Three potato clones incorporating combined resistances to early blight from S. palustre and late blight from S. bulbocastanum into a S. tuberosum background. American Journal of Potato Research. 92(3):410-416.

Eyes in the sky - (Trade journal)
Jansky, S.H. 2015. Eyes in the sky. Spudman. 2:40-41.

Genotyping-by-sequencing of a diploid potato F2 population - (Abstract only)
Endelman, J., Jansky, S.H. 2015. Genotyping-by-sequencing of a diploid potato F2 population [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Paper No. P0840.

A multi-year survey of stem-end chip defect in chipping potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Wang, Y., Bethke, P.C., Drillias, M.J., Schmitt, W.G., Bussan, A.J. 2014. A multi-year survey of stem-end chip defect in chipping potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L.). American Journal of Potato Research. 92(1):79-90.

Rapid cycling of potato tuber generations by overcoming dormancy Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Jansky, S., Hamernik, A. 2014. Rapid cycling of potato tuber generations by overcoming dormancy. American Journal of Potato Research. 92(1):148-152.

Developing resources for diploid potato breeding and genetics - (Abstract only)
Jansky, S.H., Endelman, J., Coombs, J., Manrique, N., Douches, D. 2014. Developing resources for diploid potato breeding and genetics. SOL 2014. Paper No. VI-3.

Looking ahead…how biotechnology may change potato storage - (Trade journal)
Bethke, P.C., Wiberley-Bradford, A.E., Zhu, X., Jiang, J. 2014. Looking ahead…how biotechnology may change potato storage. Common Tater. 66(9):11-12.

Ethylene in the atmosphere of commercial potato (Solanum tuberosum) storage bins and potential effects on tuber respiration rate and fried chip color Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bethke, P.C. 2014. Ethylene in the atmosphere of commercial potato (Solanum tuberosum) storage bins and potential effects on tuber respiration rate and fried chip color. American Journal of Potato Research. 91(6):688-695.

Unavailability of wild relatives - (Book / chapter)
Emshwiller, E., Calberto-Sanchez, G., Gezahegn, G., Jansky, S., Sardos, J., Staver, C., Stoddard, F.L., Rouz, N. 2015. Unavailability of wild relatives. In: Redden, R., Yadav, S.S., Maxted, N., Dulloo, E., Guarino, L., Smith, P., editors. Crop Wild Relatives and Climate Change. Hoboken, NJ:Wiley-Blackwell. p. 224-249.

Tuber starch amylose content is associated with cold-induced sweetening in potato Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Jansky, S.H., Fajardo, D.A. 2014. Tuber starch amylose content is associated with cold-induced sweetening in potato. Journal of Food Science and Nutrition. 2(6):628-633.

Breeding for resistance to early blight in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) - (Abstract only)
Jansky, S.H., Ma, Y., Halterman, D.A. 2014. Breeding for resistance to early blight in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society. Paper No. 28.

The contribution of the “SolCAP” project to potato breeding - (Proceedings)
Douches, D., Hirsch, C., Felcher, K., Manrique, N., Massa, A., Coombs, J., Hardigan, M., Bisognin, D., Jansky, S.H., Dejong, W., Buell, C.R. 2014. The contribution of the “SolCAP” project to potato breeding. Potato Research. Paper No. KNL 5.

The origin of Russet Burbank (Netted Gem), a sport of Burbank - (Proceedings)
Bethke, P.C., Donnelly, D. 2015. The origin of Russet Burbank (Netted Gem), a sport of Burbank. American Journal of Potato Research. 92(2):175-214.

Using effectors of Phytophthora infestans to teach pathogenesis: Our attempt to provide a more comprehensive education - (Abstract only)
Halterman, D.A., Kartanos, V., Hayslett, M., Rouse, D. 2014. Using effectors of Phytophthora infestans to teach pathogenesis: Our attempt to provide a more comprehensive education [abstract]. International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Paper No. 754.

Molecular determinants of pathogen recognition and defense elicitation in potato - (Abstract only)
Halterman, D.A. 2014. Molecular determinants of pathogen recognition and defense elicitation in potato [abstract]. International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Paper No. CS-31.2.

Progress toward the development of recombinant inbred lines in potato - (Proceedings)
Jansky, S.H., Douches, D., Endelman, J. 2014. Progress toward the development of recombinant inbred lines in potato. American Journal of Potato Research. Paper No. G74.

High throughput phenotyping using an unmanned aerial vehicle - (Proceedings)
Jansky, S.H., Rouse, D., Gevens, A. 2014. High throughput phenotyping using an unmanned aerial vehicle. American Journal of Potato Research. Paper No. G77.

Identification of disease resistance genes for enhancement of existing potato cultivars - (Proceedings)
Halterman, D.A. 2014. Identification of disease resistance genes for enhancement of existing potato cultivars [abstract]. American Journal of Potato Research. Paper No. G72.

Vacuolar invertase gene silencing in potato decreasing the frequency of sugar-end defects - (Proceedings)
Zhu, X., Richael, C., Jiang, J., Bethke, P.C. 2015. Vacuolar invertase gene silencing in potato decreasing the frequency of sugar-end defects. American Journal of Potato Research. 92(2):175-214.

Developing germplasm resources to identify the genetic basis of resistance to common scab in potato - (Abstract only)
Allen, C., Charkowski, A., Jansky, S.H. 2013. Developing germplasm resources to identify the genetic basis of resistance to common scab in potato. American Phytopathological Society. Paper No. 239-P.

Discovering the next generation of late blight resistance genes – can we battle Phytophthora infestans evolution - (Abstract only)
Halterman, D.A., Chen, Y., Sanchez-Perez, A. 2014. Discovering the next generation of late blight resistance genes – can we battle Phytophthora infestans evolution [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. Paper No. 582-P.

Using comparative genomics to develop a new model of understanding Verticillium wilt resistance in potato - (Abstract only)
Meier, A., Halterman, D.A. 2014. Using comparative genomics to develop a new model of understanding Verticillium wilt resistance in potato [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. Paper No. 80-O.

Quantitative trait loci for resistance to common scab and cold-induced sweetening from the diploid potato Solanum chacoense - (Abstract only)
Endelman, J., Braun, S., Jansky, S.H. 2014. Quantitative trait loci for resistance to common scab and cold-induced sweetening from the diploid potato Solanum chacoense [abstract]. European Association for Potato Research. Paper No. 148.

Vacuolar invertase gene silencing in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) improves processing quality by decreasing the frequency of sugar-end defects - (Peer reviewed journal)
Zhu, X., Richael, C., Chamberlain, P., Busse, J.S., Bussan, A.J., Jiang, J., Bethke, P.C. 2014. Vacuolar invertase gene silencing in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) improves processing quality by decreasing the frequency of sugar-end defects. PLoS One. 9(4):e93381. Available: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0093381.

Senescence sweetening of chip and fry processing potatoes - (Research notes)
Bethke, P.C., Wiberley-Bradford, A.E. 2014. Senescence sweetening of chip and fry processing potatoes. Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Associaiton Conference Proceedings. p. 1.

Why are we still growing Russet Burbank? Part II. Being better than Russet Burbank is the easy part - (Trade journal)
Bethke, P.C., Bussan, A.J. 2013. Why are we still growing Russet Burbank? Part II. Being better than Russet Burbank is the easy part. Common Tater. 65(9):20-21.

Storage research roundup - (Trade journal)
Bethke, P.C. 2013. Storage research roundup. Common Tater. 65(9):12-13.

Why are we still growing Russet Burbank? Part I. The many weaknesses and great strengths of America’s No. 1 potato - (Trade journal)
Bethke, P.C., Bussan, A.J. 2013. Why are we still growing Russet Burbank? Part I. The many weaknesses and great strengths of America’s No. 1 potato. Common Tater. 65(8):30-31.

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