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Research Project: Genetic Improvement of Blackberry, Red and Black Raspberry, Blueberry, and Strawberry

Location: Horticultural Crops Production and Genetic Improvement Research

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

Novel Fusarium wilt resistance genes uncovered in natural and cultivated strawberry populations are found on three non-homoeologous chromosomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pincot, D.D., Feldmann, M.J., Hardigan, M.A., Vachev, M.V., Henry, P.M., Gordon, T.R., Rodriguez, A., Cobo, N., Cole, G.S., Coaker, G.L., Knapp, S.J. 2022. Novel Fusarium wilt resistance genes uncovered in natural and cultivated strawberry populations are found on three non-homoeologous chromosomes. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 135:2121-2145. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-022-04102-2.

Complete genome sequence of two isolates of spiraea yellow leafspot virus (genus: badnavirus) from spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer' Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarez-Quinto, R., Serrano, J., Olszewski, N., Grinstead, S.C., Mollov, D.S., Lockhart, B. 2022. Complete genome sequence of two isolates of spiraea yellow leafspot virus (genus: badnavirus) from spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer'. Archives of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-021-05336-z.

Blueprint for phasing and assembling the genomes of heterozygous polyploids: application to the octoploid genome of strawberry Reprint Icon - (Research Notes)
Hardigan, M.A., Feldman, M.J., Pincot, D.D., Famula, R.A., Vachev, M.V., Madera, M.A., Zerbe, P., Mars, K., Peluso, P., Rank, D., Ou, S., Saski, C.A., Acharya, C.B., Cole, G.S., Yocca, A.E., Platts, O., Edger, P.P., Knapp, S.J. 2021. Blueprint for phasing and assembling the genomes of heterozygous polyploids: application to the octoploid genome of strawberry. bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.11.03.467115.

Genomic prediction of strawberry fesistance to post-harvest fruit decay caused by the necrotrophic fungal pathogen botrytis cinerea Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petrasch, S., Mesquida-Pesci, S.D., Pincot, D.D., Feldmann, M.J., Lopez, C.M., Famula, R., Hardigan, M.A., Cole, G.S., Knapp, S.J., Blanco-Ulate, B. 2021. Genomic prediction of strawberry fesistance to post-harvest fruit decay caused by the necrotrophic fungal pathogen botrytis cinerea. G3, Genes/Genomes/Genetics. 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1093/g3journal/jkab378.

Lessons learned from 30 years of evaluating northern highbush blueberry genotypes – the importance of rotating plantings and using commercial production methods - (Abstract Only)
Jones, P., Luby, C., Strik, B., Mackey, T.A., Hardigan, M.A., Finn, C.E. 2021. Lessons learned from 30 years of evaluating northern highbush blueberry genotypes – the importance of rotating plantings and using commercial production methods. International Society for Horticultural Science Meeting. Virtual online meeting, August 30-September 1, 2021.

Diversification, spread, and admixture of octoploid strawberry in the western hemisphere Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bird, K.A., Hardigan, M.A., Ragsdale, A.P., Knapp, S.J., Vanburen, R., Edger, P.P. 2021. Diversification, spread, and admixture of octoploid strawberry in the western hemisphere. American Journal of Botany. 108(11):2269-2281. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1776.

Unraveling the complex hybrid ancestry and domestication history of cultivated strawberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hardigan, M.A., Lorant, A., Pincot, D., Feldmann, M., Famula, R., Acharya, C., Lee, S., Verma, S., Whitaker, V., Bassil, N.V., Cole, G., Bird, K., Edger, P., Knapp, S. 2021. Unraveling the complex hybrid ancestry and domestication history of cultivated strawberry. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 38(6):2285-2305. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msab024.

Allelic variation of MYB10 is the major force controlling natural variation of skin and flesh color in strawberry (fragaria spp.) fruit Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castillejo, C., Waurich, V., Wagner, H., Ramos, R., Oiza, N., Munoz, P., Trivino, J., Caruana, J., Liu, Z., Cobo, N., Hardigan, M.A., Knapp, S., Vallarino, J., Osorio, S., Martin-Pizarro, C. 2020. Allelic variation of MYB10 is the major force controlling natural variation of skin and flesh color in strawberry (fragaria spp.) fruit. The Plant Cell. https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.20.00474.

'Twilight' thornless semi-erect blackberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finn, C.E., Strik, B., Yorgey, B.M., Peterson, M.E., Jones, P.A., Lee, J., Bassil, N.V., Martin, R.R. 2020. 'Twilight' thornless semi-erect blackberry. HortScience. 55(7):1148-1152. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14992-20.

‘Galaxy’ thornless semierect blackberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finn, C.E., Strik, B., Yorgey, B.M., Peterson, M.E., Jones, P.A., Buller, G., Lee, J., Bassil, N.V., Martin, R.R. 2020. ‘Galaxy’ thornless semierect blackberry. HortScience. 55(6):967-971. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14985-20.

‘Eclipse’ thornless semi-erect blackberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finn, C.E., Strik, B.C., Yorgey, B.M., Peterson, M.E., Jones, P.A., Buller, G., Serce, S., Lee, J., Bassil, N.V., Martin, R.R. 2020. ‘Eclipse’ thornless semi-erect blackberry. HortScience. 55(5):749-754. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14891-20.

First evidence of viruses infecting berries in Mexico Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Diaz-Lara, A., Martin, R.R., Rwahnih, M.A., Vargas, O.L., Rebollar-Alviter, A. 2019. First evidence of viruses infecting berries in Mexico. Journal of Plant Pathology. 102:183–189. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42161-019-00381-9.

Fruit development in blackberry types and cultivars – Impact of days and temperature from bloom to stages of ripening - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vance, A., Jones, P., Finn, C.E., Strik, B. 2019. Fruit development in blackberry types and cultivars – Impact of days and temperature from bloom to stages of ripening. Journal of American Pomological Society. 73(4):227-239.

Red blotch disease update - (Abstract Only)
Martin, R.R., Hilton, R., KC, A., Lee, J.C., Lee, J., Levin, A., Osborne, J., Qian, M., Skinkis, P., Tomasino, E., Walton, V. 2019. Red blotch disease update. Meeting abstract for Oregon State University Grape Day on April 3, 2019 in Corvallis, OR.

Seasonal sampling procedure for increased accuracy of grapevine red blotch virus detection - (Abstract Only)
Achala, K.C., Greene, M.M., Martin, R.R. 2019. Seasonal sampling procedure for increased accuracy of grapevine red blotch virus detection. Abstract for Oregon Grape Day on April 3, 2019 in Corvallis, OR.

High throughput sequencing for plant virus detection and discovery Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villamor, D.E., Ho, T., Al Rwahnih, M., Martin, R.R., Tzanetakis, I.E. 2019. High throughput sequencing for plant virus detection and discovery. Phytopathology. 109(5):716-725. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-07-18-0257-RVW.

How the Clean Plant Network safeguards the strawberry industry - (Abstract Only)
Tzanetakis, I.E., Almeyda, C., Golino, D., Martin, R.R. 2019. How the Clean Plant Network safeguards the strawberry industry. Abstract for North American Strawberry Symposium on February 3-6, 2019 in Orlando, FL.

‘WSU 2166’ red raspberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, P.P., Hoashi-Erhardt, W., Finn, C.E., Martin, R.R., Dossett, M. 2019. ‘WSU 2166’ red raspberry. HortScience. 54(3):564-567. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13652-18.

High risk Rubus viruses by region in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Martin, R.R., Guzman, M., Tzanetakis, I.E. 2019. High risk Rubus viruses by region in the United States. Abstract for XII Rubus-Ribes Symposium on June 25-28, 2019 in Zurich, Switzerland

The status and future of the strawberry industry in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Samtani, J.B., Rom, C.R., Friedrich, H., Fennimore, S.A., Finn, C.E., Petran, A., Wallace, R.W., Pritts, M.P., Fernandez, G., Chase, C.A., Kubota, C., Bergefurd, B. 2019. The status and future of the strawberry industry in the United States. HortTechnology. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH04135-18.

‘Hall’s Beauty’ thornless trailing blackberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finn, C.E., Strik, B., Yorgey, B., Peterson, M.E., Jones, P., Lee, J., Bassil, N.V., Martin, R.R. 2019. ‘Hall’s Beauty’ thornless trailing blackberry. HortScience. 54(2):371-376. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13678-18.

‘Echo’ ornamental reflowering blueberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finn, C.E., Strik, B., Mackey, T.A., Jones, P., Bassil, N.V., Martin, R.R. 2019. ‘Echo’ ornamental reflowering blueberry. HortScience. 54(2):368–370. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13646-18.

Improving plant propagation methods for fruit disease control Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Tzanetakis, I.E., Martin, R.R. 2019. Improving plant propagation methods for fruit disease control. In: Xu, X., Fountain, M., editors. Integrated Management of Diseases and Insect Pests of Tree Fruit. Cambridge, UK: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. p. 275-288. http://dx.doi.org/10.19103/AS.2019.0046.13.

High risk blueberry viruses by region in the North America; implications for certification, nurseries, and fruit production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, R.R., Tzanetakis, I.E. 2018. High risk blueberry viruses by region in the North America; implications for certification, nurseries, and fruit production. Viruses. 10(7):342-350. https://doi.org/10.3390/v10070342.

A new, prevalent virus infects blueberry - (Abstract Only)
Villamor, D.E., Keller, K.E., Martin, R.R., Tzanetakis, I.E. 2018. A new, prevalent virus infects blueberry. Abstract for the North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workshop; 2018 Aug 12-15; Orono, MN.

Green mosaic: A new vitivirus associated with symptoms - (Abstract Only)
Thekke-Veetil, T., Polashock, J.J., Martin, R.R., Tzanetakis, I.E. 2018. Green mosaic: A new vitivirus associated with symptoms. Abstract for the North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workshop; 2018 Aug 12-15; Orono, MN

Blueberry certification: Towards efficient movement of plants across borders - (Abstract Only)
Tzanetakis, I.E., Martin, R.R. 2018. Blueberry certification: Towards efficient movement of plants across borders. Abstract for the North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workshop; 2018 Aug 12-15; Orono, MN.

Strawberry necrotic shock virus (SNSV). A new virus disease in Benguet, Philippines - (Abstract Only)
Pinon, A., Martin, R.R. 2018. Strawberry necrotic shock virus (SNSV). A new virus disease in Benguet, Philippines. Abstract for the Philippine Phytopathological Society; 2018 May 8-11; Iloilo City, Philippines.

Register of new fruit and nut cultivars List 49 - Blackberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finn, C.E., Sebasta, B.M., Clark, J.R. 2018. Register of new fruit and nut cultivars List 49 - Blackberry. HortScience. 53(6):752-754. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI536register-18.

Register of new fruit and nut cultivars List 49 - Raspberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, P.P., Dossett, M., Finn, C.E. 2018. Register of new fruit and nut cultivars List 49 - Raspberry. HortScience. 53(6):770-771. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI536register-18.

Generating a unique germplasm base for the breeding of day-neutral strawberry cultivars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hancock, J.F., Edger, P.P., Callow, P.W., Herlache, T., Finn, C.E. 2018. Generating a unique germplasm base for the breeding of day-neutral strawberry cultivars. HortScience. 53(7):1069–1071. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI12840-18.

Taxonomy of the family Arenaviridae and the order Bunyavirales: Update 2018 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maes, P., Alkhovsky, S.V., Bào, Y., Beer, M., Birkhead, M., Briese, T., Buchmeier, M.J., Calisher, C.H., Charrel, R.N., Ryong Choi, I., Clegg, C.S., Carlos De La Torre, J., Delwart, E., Derisi, J.L., Di Bello, P.L., Di Serio, F., Digiaro, M., Dolja, V.V., Drosten, C., Druciarek, T.Z., Du, J., Ebihara, H., Elbeaino, T., Gergerich, R.C., Gillis, A.N., Gonzalez, J.J., Haenni, A., Hepojoki, J., Hetzel, U., Ho, T., Hong, N., Jain, R.K., Jansen Van Vuren, P., Jin, Q., Gilda Jonson, M., Junglen, S., Keller, K.E., Kemp, A., Kipar, A., Kondov, N.O., Koonin, E.V., Kormelink, R., Korzyukov, Y., Krupovic, M., Lambert, A.J., Laney, A.G., Lebreton, M., Lukashevich, I.S., Marklewitz, M., Markotter, W., Martelli, G.P., Martin, R.R., Mielke-Ehret, N., Mühlbach, H., Navarro, B., Fei Fan Ng, T., Teixeira Nunes, M., Palacios, G., Paweska, J.T., Peters, C.J., Plyusnin, A., Radoshitzky, S.R., Romanowski, V., Salmenperä, P., Salvato, M.S., Sanfaçon, H., Sasaya, T., Schmaljohn, C., Schneider, B.S., Shirako, Y., Siddell, S., Sironen, T.A., Stenglein, M.D., Storm, N., Sudini, H., Tesh, R.B., Tzanetakis, I.E., Uppala, M., Vapalahti, O., Vasilakis, N., Walker, P.J., Wáng, G., Wáng, L., Wáng, Y., Wèi, T., Wiley, M.R., Wolf, Y.I., Wolfe, N.D., Wú, Z., Xú, W., Yang, L., Yang, Z., Yeh, S., Zhang, Y., Zhèng, Y., Zhou, X., Zhu, C., Zirkel, F., Kuhn, J.H. 2018. Taxonomy of the family Arenaviridae and the order Bunyavirales: Update 2018. Archives of Virology. 163:2295. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-018-3843-5.

‘Norman’ southern highbush blueberry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clark, J.R., Salgado, A., Draper, A., Finn, C.E., Sandefur, P., Boches, P. 2018. ‘Norman’ southern highbush blueberry. HortScience. 53(5):737–740. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13003-18.

Clean grapevines – The first and most important step in virus control - (Popular Publication)
Martin, R.R. 2018. Clean grapevines – The first and most important step in virus control. Oregon Wine Research Institute. Vine to Wine March 2018.

Clean grapevines – Toward a harmonized grapevine certification program for the Pacific Northwest - (Abstract Only)
Martin, R.R. 2018. Clean grapevines – Toward a harmonized grapevine certification program for the Pacific Northwest. Abstract for Oregon Grape Day; 2018, April 3; Corvallis, OR.