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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Potato Genetic Improvement for Western U.S. Production

Location: Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research

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

Development of molecular markers closely linked to the potato leafroll virus resistance gene, Rlretb, for use in marker-assisted selection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuhl, J.C., Novy, R.G., Whitworth, J.L., Dibble, M., Schneider, B.L., Hall, D.G. 2016. Development of molecular markers closely linked to the potato leafroll virus resistance gene, Rlretb, for use in marker-assisted selection. American Journal of Potato Research. 93(3):203-212.

Targhee Russet: A high yielding dual purpose, long russet potato cultivar having higher protein and vitamin C content and resistance to tuber soft rot - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whitworth, J.L., Novy, R.G., Stark, J.C., Thornton, M., Knowles, N., Pavek, M.J., Spear, R., Brown, C.R., Charlton, B., Sathuvalli, V., Yilma, S., Brandt, T.L., Olsen, N. 2016. Targhee Russet: A high yielding dual purpose, long russet potato cultivar having higher protein and vitamin C content and resistance to tuber soft rot. American Journal of Potato Research. 93(2):189-201.

Mountain Gem Russet: A medium to late season potato variety with high early and full season yield potential and excellent fresh market characteristics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stark, J.C., Novy, R.G., Whitworth, J.L., Knowles, N.R., Pavek, M.J., Thornton, M., Spear, R., Brown, C.R., Charlton, B.A., Sathuvalli, V., Yilma, S., Olsen, N., Brandt, T.L. 2016. Mountain Gem Russet: A medium to late season potato variety with high early and full season yield potential and excellent fresh market characteristics. American Journal of Potato Research. 93(2):158-171.

Comparison of transmission efficiency of different isolates of Potato virus Y among three aphid vectors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mondal, S., Wenninger, E.J., Hutchinson, P.J., Whitworth, J.L., Shrestha, D., Eigenbrode, S.D., Bosque-Perez, N.A. 2016. Comparison of transmission efficiency of different isolates of Potato virus Y among three aphid vectors. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 158(3):258-268.

ATTX961014-1R/Y a.k.a. Sierra Rose: A red skin, yellow flesh cultivar for the specialty/gourmet market - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, J., Scheuring, D.C., Koym, J.W., Holm, D.G., Novy, R.G., Whitworth, J.L., Stark, J.C., Charlton, B.A., Yilma, S., Knowles, N., Pavek, M.J., Shock, C.C., Brown, C.R. 2015. ATTX961014-1R/Y a.k.a. Sierra Rose: A red skin, yellow flesh cultivar for the specialty/gourmet market. American Journal of Potato Research. 92:491-496.

Complete genomic characterization of a Potato mop-top virus isolate from the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Interactions among potato genotypes, virus strains, and inoculation timing and methods in the Potato virus Y and green peach aphid pathosystem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shrestha, D., Wenninger, E.J., Hutchinson, P.J., Whitworth, J.L., Mondal, S., Eigenbrode, S.D., Bosque-Perez, N.A. 2014. Interactions among potato genotypes, virus strains, and inoculation timing and methods in the Potato virus Y and green peach aphid pathosystem. Environmental Entomology. 43:662-671.

Improving phosphorus use efficiency in the future - (Proceedings)
Thornton, M.K., Novy, R.G., Stark, J.C. 2014. Improving phosphorus use efficiency in the future. American Journal of Potato Research. 91:175-179.

Huckleberry Gold: A high antioxidant purple skin-yellow flesh specialty market cultivar with potato cyst nematode resistance (H1) and potato virus X resistance (Nb and Rx1) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whitworth, J.L., Novy, R.G., Stark, J.C., Love, S.L., Thomton, M.K., Charlton, B.A., Yilma, S., Knowles, R.N., Pavek, M.J., Wang, X., Pavek, J.J. 2014. Huckleberry Gold: A high antioxidant purple skin-yellow flesh specialty market cultivar with potato cyst nematode resistance (H1) and potato virus X resistance (Nb and Rx1). American Journal of Potato Research. 91:447-458.

Teton Russet: an early-maturing, dual-purpose potato cultivar having higher protein and vitamin C content, low Asparagine, and resistances to common scab and Fusarium dry rot - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Novy, R.G., Whitworth, J.L., Stark, J.C., Charlton, B.A., Yilma, S., Knowles, N.R., Pavek, M.J., Spear, R.R., Brandt, T.L., Olsen, N., Thornton, M., Brown, C.R., James, S.R., Hane, D.C. 2014. Teton Russet: an early-maturing, dual-purpose potato cultivar having higher protein and vitamin C content, low Asparagine, and resistances to common scab and Fusarium dry rot. American Journal of Potato Research. 91(4):380-393.

Characterization of potato breeding clones to determine mechanisms conferring observed resistance/tolerance to zebra chip disease - (Book / Chapter)

Work of multiple organizations to improve seed potato health in U.S.A. and an example of change to reduce Potato virus Y in seed potato lots - (Book / Chapter)
Whitworth, J.L., Nolte, P. 2015. Work of multiple organizations to improve seed potato health in U.S.A. and an example of change to reduce Potato virus Y in seed potato lots. In: Low, J., Nyongesa, M., Quinn, S., Parker, M., editors. Potato and Sweetpotato in Africa: Transforming the Value Chains for Food and Nutrition Security. United Kingdom: CABI. p. 274-278.

Last Modified: 2/23/2016
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