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Caleb J. Orchard, Jessica L. Cooperstone, Elisabet Gas-Pascual, Marcela C. Andrade, Gabriel Abud, Steven J. Schwartz, and David M. Francis (2021). Identification and assessment of alleles in the promoter of the Cyc-B gene that modulate levels of β-carotene in ripe tomato fruit. The Plant Genome, 14 (1). https://doi.org/10.1002/tpg2.20085.

Kovinich N, Kayanja G, Chanoca A, Riedl K, Otegui MS, Grotewold E. 2014. Not all anthocyanins are born equal: distinct patterns induced by stress in Arabidopsis. Planta. 240(5):931–40.

Weiss WP, Simons CT, Ekmay RD. 2015. Effects of feeding diets based on transgenic soybean meal and soybean hulls to dairy cows on production measures and sensory quality of milk. J Dairy Sci. 98(12):8986-93.

Riedl KM, Choksi K, Wyzgoski FJ, Scheerens JC, Schwartz SJ, Reese RN. 2013. Variation in lycopene and lycopenoates, antioxidant capacity, and fruit quality of buffaloberry (Shepherdia argentea [Pursh]Nutt). J Food Sci. 78(11):C1673–9.

Merk HL, Yarnes SC, Van Deynze A, Tong N, Menda N, Mueller LA, Mutschler MA, Loewen SA, Myers JR, Francis DM. 2012. Trait diversity and potential for selection indices based on variation among regionally adapted processing tomato germplasm. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 137(6):427–37.

Bumgarner NR, Scheerens JC, Kleinhenz MD. 2012. Nutritional yield: A proposed index for fresh food improvement illustrated with leafy vegetable data. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 67(3):215-222.

Li L, Yang Y, Xu Q, Owsiany K, Welsch R, Chitchumroonchokchai C, Lu S, Van Eck J, Deng XX, Failla M, Thannhauser TW. 2012. The Or gene enhances carotenoid accumulation and stability during post-harvest storage of potato tubers. Mol Plant. 5(2):339-352.

Bumgarner NR, Scheerens JC, Mullen RW, Bennett MA, Ling PP, Kleinhenz MD. 2012. Root-zone temperature and nitrogen affect the yield and secondary metabolite concentration of fall- and spring-grown, high-density leaf lettuce. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 92(1):116-124.

Pourcel L, Irani NG, Lu YH, Riedl K, Schwartz S, Grotewold E. 2010. The formation of anthocyanic vacuolar inclusions in Arabidopsis thaliana and implications for the sequestration of anthocyanin pigments. Molecular Plant. 3(1):78-90.

Sim SC, Robbins MD, Chilcott C, Zhu T, Francis DM. 2009. Oligonucleotide array discovery of polymorphisms in cultivated tomato (Solanum lycopersicum l.) reveals patterns of snp variation associated with breeding. BMC Genomics. 10:466.

Scheerens JC. 2009. Grapes in the western heartland and great plains: Regional challenges, innovative solutions and unique products. HortScience. 44:995-995.

Rubio-Diaz DE, De Nardo T, Santos A, de Jesus S, Francis D, Rodriguez-Saona LE. 2010. Profiling of nutritionally important carotenoids from genetically-diverse tomatoes by infrared spectroscopy. Food Chemistry. 120(1):282-289.

De Nardo T, Shiroma-Kian C, Halim Y, Francis D, Rodriguez-Saona LE. 2009. Rapid and Simultaneous Determination of Lycopene and beta-Carotene Contents in Tomato Juice by Infrared Spectroscopy. J Agric Food Chem. 57(4):1105-1112.

St Martin SK, Xie FT, Zhang HJ, Zhang W, Song XJ. Epistasis for Quantitative Traits in Crosses between Soybean Lines from China and the United States. Crop Science. Jan-Feb 2009;49(1):20-28.

Ozgen M, Wyzgoskiz FJ, Tulio AZ, Gazula A, Miller AR, Scheerens JC, Reese RN, Wright SR. Antioxidant capacity and phenolic antioxidants of midwestern black raspberries grown for direct markets are influenced by production site. HortScience. 2008 Dec;43:2039-47.

Grotewold E, Davies K. Trafficking and sequestration of anthocyanins. Nat Product Comm 2008 Sep;3(8):1251-8.

Ortega MA, Tucker DM, Pfeifer G, Pipatpongpinyo W, Berry SA, Hyten D, Cregan P, Shoemaker R, St Martin SK, Maroof M, Dorrance AE. Development of molecular markers for fine mapping of the Rps8 gene locus in soybean (abstract). In: Phytophathology; Jun; Minneapolis, MN. St Paul, MN: Amer Phytopathological Soc; 2008. p. S117.

Moore PH, Ming R, editors. Genomics of Tropical Crop Plants. 1st ed. New York: Springer; 2008. Pratt RC, Francis DM, Meneses LSB. Genomics of tropical solanaceous species: Established and emerging crops.

Mian MAR, Hammond RB, St. Martin SK. New plant introductions with resistance to the soybean aphid. Crop Science. May-Jun 2008;48(3):1055-1061.

Guo XM, Wang DC, Gordon SG, Helliwell E, Smith T, Berry SA, St. Martin SK, Dorrance AE. Genetic mapping of QTLs underlying partial resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in soybean PI 391589A and PI391589B. Crop Science. May-Jun 2008;48(3):1129-1139.

Bentley SD, Corton C, Brown SE, Barron A, Clark L, Doggett J, Harris B, Ormond D, Quail MA, May G, Francis DM, Knudson D, Parkhill J, Ishimaru CA. Genome of the actinomycete plant pathogen Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus suggests recent niche adaptation. J Bacteriol 2008 Mar;190(6):2150-60.

Darrigues A, Schwartz SJ, Francis DM. Optimizing sampling of tomato fruit for carotenoid content with application to assessing the impact of ripening disorders. J Agric Food Chem 2008 Jan;56(2):483-7.

St Martin SK, Feller MK, McIntyre SA, Fioritto RJ, Dorrance AE, Berry SA, Sneller CH. Registration of ‘Dennison’ soybean. Plant Regis 2008 Jan;2(21).

Poustka F, Irani NG, Feller A, Lu Y, Pourcel L, Frame K, Grotewold E. A trafficking pathway for anthocyanins overlaps with the endoplasmic reticulum-to-vacuole protein-sorting route in arabidopsis and contributes to the formation of vacuolar inclusions. Plant Physiol 2007 Dec;145(4):1323-35.

Van Deynze A, Stoffel K, Buell CR, Kozik A, Liu J, van der Knaap E, Francis D. Diversity in conserved genes in tomato. BMC Genomics 2007 Dec;8(465):1-9.

Hernandez JM, Feller A, Morohashi K, Frame K, Grotewold E. The basic helix loop helix domain of maize R links transcriptional regulation and histone modifications by recruitment of an EMSY-related factor. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2007 Oct;104(43):17222-7.

Jing P, Noriega V, Schwartz SJ, Giusti MM. Effects of growing conditions on purple corncob (Zea mays L.) anthocyanins. J Agric Food Chem 2007 Oct;55(21):8625-9.

McIntyre AC, Francis DM, Hartz TK, Gunter C. Fertility influence of the US Midwestern soils on yellow shoulder disorder in processing tomatoes. Hortscience 2007 Oct;42(6):1468-72.

Prajitna A, Dami I, Steiner TE, Ferree DC, Scheerens JC, Schwartz SJ. Influence of cluster thinning on phenolic composition, resveratrol, and antioxidant capacity in chambourcin wine. Amer J Enol Vit 2007 Sep;58(3):346-50.

Darrigues A, Clivati-McIntyre A, Francis DM, Schwartz SJ. Increasing the carotenoid content of tomato by managing variety choice and soil fertility for color and color uniformity. Acta Hort 2007;744:323-8.

Stanton MA, Scheerens JC, Funt RC, Clark JR. Floral competence of primocane-fruiting blackberries prime-jan and prime-jan grown at three temperature regimens. Hort Rev 2007 Jun;42(3):508-13.

Eyles A, Jones W, Riedl K, Cipollini D, Schwartz SJ, Chan K, Herms DA, Bonello P. Comparative phloem chemistry of manchurian (Fraxinus mandshurica) and two North American ash species (Fraxinus americana and Fraxinus pennsylvanica). J Chem Ecol 2007 May;33(7):1430-48.

Gazula A, Kleinhenz MD, Scheerens JC, Ling PP. Anthocyanin levels in nine lettuce (Lactuca sativa) cultivars: Influence of planting date and relations among analytic, instrumented, and visual assessments of color. Hortscience 2007 Apr;42(2):232-8.

Gordon S, Berry SA, St Martin SK, Dorrance AE. Genetic analysis of soybean plant introductions with resistance to Phytophthora sojae. Phytopathology 2007 Jan;97(1):106-12.

Gordon S, Kowitwanich K, Pipatpongpinyo W, St Martin SK, Dorrance AE. Molecular marker analysis of soybean plant introductions with resistance to Phytophthora sojae. Phytopathology 2007 Jan;97(1):113-8.

St Martin SK, Mills GR, Fioritto RJ, McIntyre SA, Dorrance AE, Berry SA. Registration of ‘Ohio FG5’ soybean. Crop Sci 2006 Dec;46:2709.

St Martin SK, Feller MK, Fioritto RJ, McIntyre SA, Dorrance AE, Berry SA, Sneller CH. Registration of ‘HS0-3243’ soybean. Crop Sci 2006 Aug;46:1811.

Gazula A, Kleinhenz MD, Ling PP, Scheerens JC. Planting date effects on anthocyanin concentrations in nine lettuce (Lactuca sativa) varieties and relationships among anthocyanin levels and instrumented and visual assessments of color [Abstract]. In: Hortscience; Jul; Alexandria, VA: Amer Soc Horticultural Science; 2006. p. 1000.

Kleinhenz MD, Wszelaki A, Walker S, Ozgen S, Francis DM. Vegetable crop yield and quality following differential soil management (compost versus no compost application) in transitional- and certified-organic systems in Ohio [Abstract]. In: Hortscience; Jul; Alexandria, VA: Amer Soc Horticultural Science; 2006. p. 998.

Ozgen M, Tulio AZ, Chanon AM, Janakiraman N, Reese RN, Miller AR, Scheerens JC. Phytonutrient accumulation and antioxidant capacity at eight developmental stages of black raspberry fruit [Abstract]. In: Hortscience; Jul; Alexandria, VA: Amer Soc Horticultural Science; 2006. p. 1082.

Pratt RC, Scheerens JC, Park SJ. Seven diverse Phaseolus germplasm lines derived through interspecific hybridization of common bean and tepary bean [Abstract]. In: Hortscience; Feb; Alexandria, VA: Amer Soc Horticultural Science; 2006. p. 266-9.

Gordon S, St Martin SK, Dorrance AE. Rps8 maps to a resistance gene rich region on soybean molecular linkage group F. Crop Sci 2006 Jan;46(1):168-73.

Taylor LP, Grotewold E. Flavonoids as developmental regulators. Curr Opin Plant Biol 2005 Jun;8(3):317-23.

Jin Z, Grotewold E, Qu W, Fu G, Zhao D. Cloning and characterization of a flavanone 3-hydroxylase gene from Saussurea medusa. DNA Seq 2005 Apr;16(2):121-9.