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Research Project: Developmental Genomics and Metabolomics Influencing Temperate Tree Fruit Quality

Location: Physiology and Pathology of Tree Fruits Research

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

Characterization of carbon dioxide-related storage disorder symptoms across multiple apple cultivars - (Abstract Only)

A convergence of sunlight and cold chain: The influence of sun exposure on postharvest apple peel metabolism Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McTavish, C.K., Poirier, B.C., Torres, C.A., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2020. A convergence of sunlight and cold chain: The influence of sun exposure on postharvest apple peel metabolism. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 164:1-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2020.111164.

Storage environment impacts on ‘Honeycrisp’ apple volatile production - (Abstract Only)

Functional genomics of postharvest physiology in pome fruits - (Abstract Only)
Honaas, L.A., Hargarten, H.L., Hadish, J., Ficklin, S., Wafula, E., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R., Depamphilis, C. 2020. Functional genomics of postharvest physiology in pome fruits. Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference. W467.

SHR4z, a novel decoy effector from the haustorium of the parasitic weed Striga gesnerioides, suppresses host plant immunity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Su, C., Lui, H., Wafula, E., Honaas, L.A., Depamphilis, C., Timdo, M. 2019. SHR4z, a novel decoy effector from the haustorium of the parasitic weed Striga gesnerioides, suppresses host plant immunity. New Phytologist. 226:641-643. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16351.

Extending ‘Granny Smith’ apple superficial scald control following long-term ultra-low oxygen controlled atmosphere storage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poirier, B.C., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2019. Extending ‘Granny Smith’ apple superficial scald control following long-term ultra-low oxygen controlled atmosphere storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 161:111062. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2019.111062.

Genome sequence of Striga asiatica provides insight into the evolution of plant parasitism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Responses of ‘Honeycrisp’ apples to short-term controlled atmosphere storage established during temperature conditioning Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serban, C., Kalcsits, L., DeEll, J., Mattheis, J.P. 2019. Responses of ‘Honeycrisp’ apples to short-term controlled atmosphere storage established during temperature conditioning. HortScience. 54(9):1532-1539. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14182-19.

Risk versus reward: host dependent parasite mortality rates and phenotypes in the facultative generalist Triphysaria versicolor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Cross cultivar RNA-seq: challenges and perspectives - (Abstract Only)
Honaas, L.A., Wafula, E., Simenc, M., Der, J.P., Hargarten, H.L., Hadish, J., Depamphilis, C., Ficklin, S. 2019. Cross cultivar RNA-seq: challenges and perspectives. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. Meeting Abstract.

Application of workflow designed to leverage transcriptome data for enhanced gene expression analysis in tree fruits - (Abstract Only)
Hargarten, H.L., Schmidt, R., Kahan, E., Honaas, L.A. 2019. Application of workflow designed to leverage transcriptome data for enhanced gene expression analysis in tree fruits. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. Meeting Abstract.

Transcriptomics of host-specific interactions in natural populations of the parasitic plant Striga hermonthica Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopes, L., Bellis, E., Wafula, E., Hearne, S., Honaas, L.A., Ralph, P., Unachukwu, N., Depamphilis, C., Lasky, J. 2019. Transcriptomics of host-specific interactions in natural populations of the parasitic plant Striga hermonthica. Weed Science. 67(4):397-411. https://doi.org/10.1017/wsc.2019.20.

Fruit canopy positioning affects fruit calcium and potassium concentrations, disorder incidence, and fruit quality for ‘Honeycrisp’ apple Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalcsits, L., Mattheis, J.P., Giordani, L., Reid, M., Mullin, K. 2019. Fruit canopy positioning affects fruit calcium and potassium concentrations, disorder incidence, and fruit quality for ‘Honeycrisp’ apple. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 99(5): 761-771. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2019-0017.

Apple fruit responses to controlled atmosphere established during postharvest temperature conditioning Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Mattheis, J.P. 2020. Apple fruit responses to controlled atmosphere established during postharvest temperature conditioning. HortScience. 54(9S):S129. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI.54.9S.S1.

Assessing pre-harvest field temperature and at-harvest fruit quality for prediction of soft scald risk of 'Honeycrisp' apple fruit during cold storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Co-expression networks provide insight into postharvest fruit physiology - (Abstract Only)
Honaas, L.A., Hargarten, H.L., Ficklin, S., Hadish, J., Wafula, E., Depamphilis, C., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2019. Co-expression networks provide insight into postharvest fruit physiology. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Paper No. PE0664.

Application of workflow designed to leverage transcriptome data for enhanced gene expression analysis in tree fruits - (Abstract Only)
Hargarten, H.L., Schmidt, R., Kahn, E., Honaas, L.A. 2019. Application of workflow designed to leverage transcriptome data for enhanced gene expression analysis in tree fruits. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Meeting Abstract.

Antioxidant metabolism in stem and calyx end tissues in relation to flesh browning development during storage of 1-methylcyclopropene treated ‘Empire’ apples Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J., Cheng, L., Rudell Jr, D.R., Nock, J.F., Watkins, C.B. 2019. Antioxidant metabolism in stem and calyx end tissues in relation to flesh browning development during storage of 1-methylcyclopropene treated ‘Empire’ apples. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 149:66-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2018.11.015.

Canopy attachment position influences metabolism and peel constituency of European pear fruit Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serra, S., Sullivan, N., Mattheis, J.P., Musacchi, S., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2018. Canopy attachment position influences metabolism and peel constituency of European pear fruit. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 18:364. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-018-1544-6.

Co-expression networks provide insights into molecular mechanisms of postharvest temperature modulation of apple fruit to reduce superficial scald Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Honaas, L.A., Hargarten, H.L., Ficklin, S., Hadish, J., Wafula, E., Depamphilis, C., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2019. Co-expression networks provide insights into molecular mechanisms of postharvest temperature modulation of apple fruit to reduce superficial scald. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 149:27-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2018.09.016.

High storage humidity affects fruit quality attributes and incidence of fruit cracking in cold-stored ‘Royal Gala’ apples Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2019. High storage humidity affects fruit quality attributes and incidence of fruit cracking in cold-stored ‘Royal Gala’ apples. HortScience. 54(1):149-154. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13406-18.

Leveraging transcriptome data for enhanced gene expression analysis in apple Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hargarten, H.L., Waliullah, S., Kalcsits, L., Honaas, L.A. 2018. Leveraging transcriptome data for enhanced gene expression analysis in apple. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 143(5):333-346. https://doi.org/10.21273/JASHS04424-18.

Functional genomics of `D´Anjou' pear fruit quality and maturity - (Abstract Only)

Utilizing nontargeted metabolomics to characterize delayed sunscald development on apple - (Abstract Only)
Mctavish, C.K., Sullivan, N., Torres, C., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2018. Utilizing nontargeted metabolomics to characterize delayed sunscald development on apple. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. Paper No. 28727.

Enhancing postharvest tree fruit quality with functional genomics - (Abstract Only)
Honaas, L.A., Hargarten, H.L., Ficklin, S., Hadish, J., Wafula, E., Depamphilis, C., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2018. Enhancing postharvest tree fruit quality with functional genomics. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. Paper No. 28404.

Influence of tree position on free non-polar cuticular metabolites of ‘d’Anjou’ pear during controlled atmosphere storage - (Abstract Only)
Rudell Jr, D.R., Musacchi, S., Serra, S., Mattheis, J.P. 2018. Influence of tree position on free non-polar cuticular metabolites of ‘d’Anjou’ pear during controlled atmosphere storage. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. Paper No. 29379.

Alterations in peel secondary metabolism are associated with superficial scald in apples - (Abstract Only)
Poirier, B.C., Buchanan, D.A., Rudell Jr, D.R., Mattheis, J.P. 2018. Alterations in peel secondary metabolism are associated with superficial scald in apples. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. Paper No. 29052.

IAD value at harvest as a predictor for ‘Anjou’ fruit storage performance - (Abstract Only)

Apple Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Watkins, C.B., Mattheis, J.P. 2019. Apple. In: Tonetto de Freitas, S., Pareek S., editors. Postharvest Physiological Disorders in Fruits and Vegetables, 1st Edition. Boca Raton, Florida: Taylor & Francis Group, CRC Press. p. 165-207. https://doi.org/10.1201/b22001.

Relationship between dry matter content at harvest and maturity index and post-harvest quality of "Fuji" apples Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vieria, M., Argenta, L., Mattheis, J.P. 2018. Relationship between dry matter content at harvest and maturity index and post-harvest quality of "Fuji" apples. Revista Brasileira de Fruticultura. 40:e-596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0100-29452018596.

Superficial scald risk assessment assay for apples - (Experiment Station)
Blakey, R., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2018. Superficial scald risk assessment assay for apples. WSU Extension Bulletin. Paper No. FS287E.

Differential partitioning of triterpenes and triterpene esters in apple peel Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poirier, B.C., Buchanan, D.A., Rudell Jr, D.R., Mattheis, J.P. 2018. Differential partitioning of triterpenes and triterpene esters in apple peel. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.7b04509.

Metabolic profiling variations within D’Anjou pear fruit from different canopy positions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rudell Jr, D.R., Sullivan, N.L., Mattheis, J.P., Musacchi, S. 2017. Metabolic profiling variations within D’Anjou pear fruit from different canopy positions. HortScience. 52(11):1501–1510. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI12375-17.

Enhancing postharvest tree fruit quality with functional genomics - (Abstract Only)
Honaas, L.A., Hargarten, H.L., Der, J., Wafula, E., Depamphilis, C., Rudell Jr, D.R., Mattheis, J.P. 2018. Enhancing postharvest tree fruit quality with functional genomics. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. January 12, 2018, San Diego, California.

Leveraging public transcriptome data for enhanced qPCR probe design - (Abstract Only)
Waliullah, S., Honaas, L.A., Kalcsits, L.A. 2018. Leveraging public transcriptome data for enhanced qPCR probe design. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. January 12, 2018, San Diego, California.

“Stealth dissemination” of macrophage-tumor cell fusions cultured from blood of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Controlled atmosphere pO2 alters ripening dynamics of 1-MCP treated ‘d’Anjou’ pear (Pyrus communis L.) fruit Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mattheis, J.P. 2017. Controlled atmosphere pO2 alters ripening dynamics of 1-MCP treated ‘d’Anjou’ pear (Pyrus communis L.) fruit. HortScience. 52(10):1385–1389. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI12286-17.

Metabolism characterizing sun exposed and shaded side peel of four apple cultivars during cold storage - (Proceedings)
Mctavish, C.K., Torres, C., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2017. Metabolism characterizing sun exposed and shaded side peel of four apple cultivars during cold storage. Postharvest Unlimited. October 17, 2017, Madrid, Sprain.

A practical examination of RNA isolation methods for European pear (Pyrus communis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Honaas, L.A., Kahn, E.M. 2017. A practical examination of RNA isolation methods for European pear (Pyrus communis). BMC Research Notes. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2564-2.

‘Golden Delicious’ and ‘Honeycrisp’ apple response to controlled atmosphere storage with oxygen set point determined in response to fruit chlorophyll fluorescence - (Abstract Only)
Mattheis, J.P. 2017. ‘Golden Delicious’ and ‘Honeycrisp’ apple response to controlled atmosphere storage with oxygen set point determined in response to fruit chlorophyll fluorescence. HortScience. 52(9)(Suppl.), S180.

Delayed response to cold stress is characterized by successive metabolic shifts culminating in apple fruit peel necrosis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gapper, N.E., Hertog, M., Lee, J., Buchanan, D.A., Leisso, R.S., Giovannoni, J.J., Johnston, J.W., Shaffer, R.J., Micolai, B.M., Mattheis, J.P., Watkins, C.B., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2017. Delayed response to cold stress is characterized by successive metabolic shifts culminating in apple fruit peel necrosis. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 17:77. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-017-1030-6.

Controlled atmosphere storage, temperature conditioning, and antioxidant treatment alter postharvest 'Honeycrisp' metabolism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leisso, R.S., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell, D.R. 2017. Controlled atmosphere storage, temperature conditioning, and antioxidant treatment alter postharvest 'Honeycrisp' metabolism. HortScience. 52(3):423–431. doi:10.21273/HORTSCI11436-16.

Impacts of 1-Methylcyclopropene and controlled atmosphere established during conditioning on development of bitter pit in ‘Honeycrisp’ apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mattheis, J.P., Rudell, D.R., Hanrahan, I. 2017. Impacts of 1-Methylcyclopropene and controlled atmosphere established during conditioning on development of bitter pit in ‘Honeycrisp’ apples. HortScience. 52:132-137. doi:10.21273/HoRTSCI11368-16.

Antioxidant metabolism and gene expression during ‘‘stain’’ development on ‘Fuji’ apples during cold storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Torres, C.A., Hernandez, O., Myoa-León, M.A., Razmilic, I., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2016. Antioxidant metabolism and gene expression during ‘‘stain’’ development on ‘Fuji’ apples during cold storage. HortScience. 51(8):1031–1037.

Evaluating fruit quality and maturity consistency in large open vase trained ‘D’Anjou’ trees - (Abstract Only)
Serra, S., Rudell Jr, D.R., Mattheis, J.P., Musacchi, S. 2016. Evaluating fruit quality and maturity consistency in large open vase trained ‘D’Anjou’ trees. Annual Meeting Horticultural Society. Available: https://ashs.confex.com/ashs/2016/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/24080.

Fall and summer pruning to control vigor in d'Anjou pear - (Abstract Only)
Musacchi, S., Serra, S., Mattheis, J.P. 2016. Fall and summer pruning to control vigor in d'Anjou pear. International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental. p. 30.

Ex ante economic evaluation of technologies for managing postharvest physiological disorders - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rickard, B.J., Rudell Jr, D.R., Watkins, C.B. 2016. Ex ante economic evaluation of technologies for managing postharvest physiological disorders. HortScience. 51(5):537-542.

Apple fruit responses following exposure to nitric oxide - (Abstract Only)
Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2016. Apple fruit responses following exposure to nitric oxide. International Society for Horticultural Science Meeting. N/A.

Storage temperature and 1-MCP treatment affect storage disorders and physiological attributes of ‘Royal Gala’ apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2016. Storage temperature and 1-MCP treatment affect storage disorders and physiological attributes of ‘Royal Gala’ apples. HortScience. 51:84-93.

Managing ‘Bartlett’ pear fruit ripening with 1-methylcyclopropene reapplication during cold storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Argenta, L.C., Mattheis, J.P., Fan, X., Amarante, C.V. 2016. Managing ‘Bartlett’ pear fruit ripening with 1-methylcyclopropene reapplication during cold storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 113:125-130.

Prediction and diagnosis of apple fruit physiological disorders - (Abstract Only)
Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R., Leisso, R. 2015. Prediction and diagnosis of apple fruit physiological disorders. Meeting Abstract. N/A.

Effect of 1-Methylcyclopropene coupled with controlled atmosphere storage on the ripening and quality of ‘Cavendish’ bananas - (Abstract Only)
Suryanungsih, L., Mattheis, J.P. 2015. Effect of 1-Methylcyclopropene coupled with controlled atmosphere storage on the ripening and quality of ‘Cavendish’ bananas. Meeting Abstract. N/A.