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Research Project: Genetics and Breeding of Lettuce, Spinach, Melon, and Related Species to Improve Production and Consumer-related Traits

Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research

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

Allelism of resistance to Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus in melon accessions PI 313970 and TGR 1551 - (Abstract Only)

Bitter gourd, Momordica charantia L., breeding lines differ in secondary metabolite content according to market type - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trierweiler, B., Frechen, M.A., Soukup, S.T., Egert, B., Baldermann, S., Sanguansil, S., Mccreight, J.D., Kulling, S.E., Dhillon, N.P. 2019. Bitter gourd, Momordica charantia L., breeding lines differ in secondary metabolite content according to market type. Journal of Applied Botany and Food Quality. 92:106-115. https://doi.org/10.5073/JABFQ.2019.092.015.

Lettuce genetics of lettuce drop and Verticillium wilt resistance - (Abstract Only)
Mamo, B., Hayes, R.J., Simko, I., Subbarao, K.V. 2019. Lettuce genetics of lettuce drop and Verticillium wilt resistance. Soilborne Plant Pathogens Conference, March 26-28, 2019, San Marino, CA.

Phenolics composition in lettuce upon ultraviolet radiation and temperature effects - (Abstract Only)
Sytar, O., Zivcak, M., Brestic, M., Rauh, C., Simko, I. 2019. Phenolics composition in lettuce upon ultraviolet radiation and temperature effects. Alps-Adria Scientific Workshop, April 1-6, 2019, Rimini, Italy.

Lettuce and Spinach Breeding - (Other)
Simko, I., Mou, B., McCreight, J.D., Richardson, K.L. 2019. Lettuce and Spinach Breeding. California Leafy Greens Research Program Meeting, March 19, 2019, Pismo Beach, CA.

Identifying QTL for the control of flowering time under multiple environments in lettuce - (Other)
Rosental, L., You, Y., Hayes, R.J., Still, D., Simko, I. 2019. Identifying QTL for the control of flowering time under multiple environments in lettuce. Israeli Society of Plant Sciences Conference, February 13, 2019, Sede Boqer, Israel.

Seedling salt tolerance for above ground-related traits in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dong, L., Ravelombola, W., Weng, Y., Qin, J., Bhattarai, G., Zia, B., Zhou, W., Wang, Y., Mou, B., Shi, A. 2019. Seedling salt tolerance for above ground-related traits in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp). Euphytica. 215:53. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-019-2379-4.

Lettuce breeding and genetics. Resistance to diseases, improved quality, molecular markers - (Other)
Simko, I. 2018. Lettuce breeding and genetics. Resistance to diseases, improved quality, molecular markers. Plant Breeding Retreat, December 17-18, 2018, Monterey, CA.

Investigation on various above-ground traits to identify drought tolerance in cowpea seedlings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravelombola, W., Shi, A., Qin, J., Weng, Y., Bhattarai, G., Zia, B., Zhou, W., Mou, B. 2018. Investigation on various above-ground traits to identify drought tolerance in cowpea seedlings. HortScience. 53:1757-1765. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13278-18.

Screening of Seed Soluble Sugar Content in Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weng, Y.J., Revelombola, W.S., Yang, W., Qin, J., Zhou, W., Wang, Y.-J., Mou, B., Shi, A.N. 2018. Screening of Seed Soluble Sugar Content in Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 9:1455-1466. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2018.97106.

Novel sources of resistance to Florida isolates of Bacterial leaf spot in lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) - (Abstract Only)
Sandoya, G.V., Wadlington, W., Raid, R.N., Simko, I., Bull, C.T. 2018. Novel sources of resistance to Florida isolates of Bacterial leaf spot in lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.). American Society of Horticultural Science Annual Meeting, July 31-August 3, 2018, Washington, DC.

LsGA2ox2 regulates lettuce seed germination under darkness - (Abstract Only)
Huo, H., Niroula, M., Hill, T., Li, J., Nguyen, C., Truco, M.J., Simko, I., Michelmore, R.W., Bradford, K. 2018. LsGA2ox2 regulates lettuce seed germination under darkness. American Society of Horticultural Science Annual Meeting, July 31-August 3, 2018, Washington, DC.