Publications

Project Summary Publications:

Iezzoni A, Peace C, Bassil N, Fazio G, Gallardo K, Gasic K, Luby J, Main D, van de Weg E, Weebadde C, Yue C. 2016. Where are we now as we merge genomics into plant breeding and what are our limitations? Experiences from RosBREED. Acta Horticulturae 1117:1-6.

Iezzoni A, Weebadde C, Luby J, Yue CY, Peace CP, Bassil N, McFerson J. 2010. RosBREED: Enabling marker-assisted breeding in Rosaceae. Acta Horticulturae 859: 389-394.

Coe M. 2014. Portland, OR: Cedar Lake Research Group. Status of marker-assisted breeding in U.S. Rosaceae breeding programs, 2010 and 2014.

Peace C. 2017. DNA-informed breeding of rosaceous crops: promises, progress and prospects. Horticulture Research 4, 17006; doi:10.1038/hortres.2017.6

Socio-Economic publications:

Gallardo K, Nguyne D, McCracken V, Yue C, Luby J, McFerson,J. 2012.  An investigation of trait prioritization in Rosaceous fruit breeding programs. HortScience 47: 771-776.

Gallardo RK., Li H, McCracken V, Yue C, Luby J, McFerson J. 2014.  Market intermediaries' willingness to pay for apple, peach, cherry, and strawberry quality attributes. Agribussiness DOI: 10.1002/agr.21396

Gallardo K, Huixin L, McCracken V, Yue C, McFerson J. 2015. Market Intermediaries’ Ratings of Importance for Rosaceous Fruits’ Quality Traits. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 18(4):121-153​

Wang J, Yue C, Gallardo K, McCracken V, Luby J, McFerson J. 2017. What consumers are looking for in strawberries: implications from market segmentation analysis. Agribusiness, 33: 56–69. doi:10.1002/agr.21473

Yue, C., Gallardo, R.K., McCracken, V., Luby, J., McFerson, J., Liu, L., and Iezzoni, A. 2012. Technical and socio-economic challenges to setting and implementing priorities in North American rosaceous fruit breeding programs. HortScience 47(9):1320-1327.

Yue, C., Gallardo, R.K., Luby, J., Rihn, A., McFerson, J., McCracken, V., Bedford, D., Brown, S., Evans, K., Weebadde, C., Sebolt, A., and Iezzoni, A. 2013. An Investigation of U.S. Apple Producers’ Trait Prioritization—Evidence from Audience Surveys. Hortscience 48(11): 1378-1384.

Yue C, Gallardo RK, Luby J, Rihn A, McFerson J, McCracken V, Gradziel T, Gasic K, Reighard G, Clark J, Weebadde C, Sebolt A, Iezzoni A. 2014. An Investigation of United States Peach Fruit Producers Trait Prioritization—Evidence from Audience Clicker Surveys. HortScience 49(10):1309-1314.

Yue C, Gallardo RK, Luby J, Katare B, Rihn A, McFerson J, McCracken V, Whitaker V, Finn C, Hancock J, Weebadde C, Sebolt A, Iezzoni A.  2014. An evaluation of U.S. strawberry producers trait prioritization: evidence from audience surveys. HortScience 49(2):188–193.

Yue C, Gallardo RK, Luby J, Rihn A, McFerson J, McCracken V, Oraguzie N, Weebadde C, Sebolt A, Iezzoni, A. 2014. An evaluation of U.S. tart and sweet cherry producers trait prioritization: evidence from audience surveys. HortScience 49(7):931-937.

Zhao S, Yue C, Luby J, Gallardo K, McCracken V, McFerson J, Layne D. 2017. U.S. peach producer preference and willingness to pay for fruit attributes. HortScience 52(1):116–121

Zheng X, Yue C, Gallardo K, McCracken V, Luby J, McFerson J. 2016. What attributes are consumers looking for in sweet cherries? Evidence from choice experiments. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 45:124-142.

 

Development of SNP Arrays - in collaboration with our international partners:

Apple:

Chagné, D., Crowhurst, R.N., Troggio, M., Davey, M.W., Gilmore, B., Lawley, C., Vanderzande, S., Hellens, R.P., Kumar, S., Cestaro, A., Velasco, R., Main, D., Rees, J.D., Iezzoni, A., Mockler, T., Wilhelm, L., van de Weg, E., Gardiner, S.E., Bassil, N., and Peace, C. 2012. Genome-wide SNP detection, validation, and development of an 8K SNP array for apple. PLoS ONE 7(2): e31745.

Peach:

Verde, I., Bassil, N., Scalabrin, S., Gilmore, B., Lawley, C., Gasic, K., Diego, M.,Rosyara, U., Cattonaro, F., Vendramin, E., Main, D., Aramini, V., Blas, A., Mockler, T., Bryant, D., Wilhelm, L., Troggio, M., Sosinski, B., Aranzana, M., Arús, P., Iezzoni, A., Morgante, M., and Peace,C. 2012. Development and evaluation of a 9K SNP array for peach by internationally coordinated SNP detection and validation in breeding germplasm. PloS ONE7(4): e35668.

Cherry:

Peace, C., Bassil, N., Main, D., Ficklin, S., Rosyara, U.R., Stegmeir, T., Sebolt, A., Gilmore, B., Lawley, C., Mockler, T.C., Bryant, D.W., and Iezzoni, A. 2012. Development and evaluation of a genome-wide 6K SNP array for diploid sweet cherry and tetraploid sour cherry. PLoS ONE 7(12): e48305. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048305

Strawberry:

Bassil N, Davis T, Zhang H, Ficklin S, Mittmann M, Webster T, Mahoney L, Wood D, Alperin E, Rosyara U, Putten H, Monfort A, Sargent D, Amaya I, Denoyes B, Bianco L, van Dijk T, Pirani A, Iezzoni A, Main D, Peace C, Yang Y, Whitaker V, Verma S, Bellon L, Brew F, Herrera R, van de Weg E. 2015. Development and preliminary evaluation of a 90 K Axiom® SNP array for the allo-octoploid cultivated strawberry Fragaria × ananassa. BMC Genomics 16:155 doi:10.1186/s12864-015-1310-1.​

 

Standardized Phenotyping Protocols and Germplasm:

Strawberry:

M.M. Mathey, C.E. Finn, S. Mookerjee, K. Gündüz, J.F. Hancock, A.F. Iezzoni, L.L. Mahoney, T.M. Davis, N.V. Bassil, K.E. Hummer, P.J. Stewart, V.M. Whitaker, D.J. Sargent,  B. Denoyes-Rothan, I. Amaya, W.E. van de Weg 2013.  Large-scale standardized phenotyping of strawberry in RosBREED. Journal American Pomological Society, 67(4) 205-217.

Vining, KJ, Davis, TM, Jamieson AR, and Mahoney LL (2015). Germplasm resources for verticillium wilt resistance breeding and genetics in strawberry (Fragaria). Journal of Berry Research 5: 383-195.

Peach:

Frett T, Gasic K, Clark J, Byrne D, Gradiel T, Crisosto C. 2012. Standardized phenotyping for fruit quality in peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch]. Journal of the American Pomological Society 66(4):214-219.   

Apple:

Evans, K., Luby, J., Brown, S., Clark, M., Guan, Y., Orcheski, B., Schmitz, C., Peace, C., van de Weg, E., and Iezzoni, A. 2012. Large-scale standardized phenotyping of apple in RosBREED. ISHS Postharvest Unlimited. Acta Horticulturae 945: 233-238.

Schmitz, C.A., M.D. Clark, J.J. Luby, J.M. Bradeen, Y. Guan, K. Evans, B. Orcheski, S.K. Brown, S. Verma, C. Peace. 2013. Fruit texture phenotypes  of the RosBREED U.S. apple reference germplasm set. HortScience 48:296-303.

Volk G M, Chao C T, Norelli J, Brown SK, Fazio G, Peace C, McFerson J, Zhong G-Y, Bretting P. 2015. The vulnerability of US apple (Malus) genetic resources. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 62:765-797.

Tart Cherry:

Stegmeir T, Sebolt A, Iezzoni A. 2014. Phenotyping protocol for sour cherry (Prunus cerasus L.) to enable a better understanding of trait inheritance. Journal of the American Pomological Society 68(1):40–47.

Sweet Cherry:

Chavoshi M, Watkins C, Oraguzie B, Zhao Y, Iezzoni A, Oraguzie N. 2014. Phenotyping protocol for sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) to facilitate an understanding of trait inheritance. Journal of the American Pomological Society 68(3):125–134.

 

Pedigree-Based Analysis:

Bassil NV, Finn CE, Clark JR, Peace C, Iezzoni A. 2016. Development of a multiplexed fingerprinting set in blackberry. Acta Horticulturae 1133:89-96.

Bink CAM, Jansen J, Madduir M, Vooriips RE, Durel C-E, Kouassi AB, Laurens F, Mathis F, Gessler C, Gobbin D, Rezzonico F, Patocchi A, Kellerhals M, Boudichevskaia A, Dunemann F, Peil A, Nowicka A, Lata B, Stankiewicz-Kosyl M, Jeziorek K, Pitera E, Soska A, Tomala K, Evans KM, Fernandez-Fernandez F, Guerra W, Korbin M, Keller S, Lewandowski M, Plocharski W, Rutkowski K, Zurawicz E, Costa F, Sansavini S, Tartarini S, Komjanc M, Mott D, Antofie A, Lateur M, Rondia A, Gianfranceschi L, and E van de Weg. 2014. Bayesian QTL analyses using pedigreed families of an outcrossing species, with application to fruit firmness in apple. Theor Appl Genet DOI 10.1007/s00122-014-2281-3

Gasic K, Reighard GLR, Okie WR, Clark J, Gradziel T, Byrne D, Peace C, Stegmeir T, Rosyara U, and Iezzoni A. 2015. Bacterial spot resistance in peach: functional allele distribution in breeding germplasm. Acta Hort 1084:69-74. 

Hardner C, Kumar S, Peace C, Luby J, Evans K. 2016. Reconstructing relationship matrices from dense SNP arrays for the prediction of genetic potential in unreplicated multiplication plantings of apple progeny. Acta Horti. 1127:275-281.

Howard, N., E. van de Weg, D. Bedford, C. Peace, S. Vanderzande, M. Clark, SL Teh, L.  Cai, J.J. Luby. 2017.  Elucidation of the ‘Honeycrisp’ pedigree through haplotype analysis with a multi-family integrated SNP linkage map and a large apple (Malus × domestica) pedigree-connected SNP dataset. Horticulture Research 4:17003  doi:10.1038/hortres.2017.3.

Rosyara, U., Sebolt, A., Peace, C., and Iezzoni. A. 2014. Identification of the Paternal Parent of ‘Bing’ Sweet Cherry and Confirmation of Descendants Using Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Markers. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 139(2):148–156. 2014.

Ru S, Main D, Evans K, Peace C. 2015. Current applications, challenges, and perspectives of marker-assisted seedling selection in Rosaceae tree fruit breeding. Tree Genetics & Genomes 11:8 DOI 10.1007/s11295-015-0834-5

Pikunova, A., Madduri, M., Sedov, E., Noordijk, Y., Peil, A., Troggio, M., Bus, V., Visser, R., and E. van de Weg. 2013.  ‘Schmidt's Antonovka’ is identical to ‘Common Antonovka’, an apple cultivar widely used in Russia in breeding for biotic and abiotic stresses. TGG Database DOI 10.1007/s11295-013-0679-8.

Voorrips, R., Bink, M., and van de Weg, W.E.  2012. Pedimap: software for the visualization of genetic and phenotypic data in pedigrees. J. Heredity 103(6):903-907

Kumar, S., Bink, M.C.A.M., Volz, R.K., Bus, V.G.M., and Chagné, D. 2012. Towards genomic selection in apple (Malus × domesticaBorkh.) breeding programmes: Prospects, challenges and strategies. Tree Genetics and Genomes 8: 1-14.

 

QTL Discovery & Validation:

Fresnedo-Ramirez J, Bink MCAM, van de Weg E, Famula T, Crisosto C, Frett T, Gasic K, Peace C, and Gradziel T. 2015. QTL mapping of pomological traits in peach and related species breeding germplasm. Molecular Breeding 35:166.

Fresnedo-Ramirez J, Frett TJ, Sandefur PJ, Salgado-Rojas A, Clark JR, Gasic K, Peace CP, Anderson N, Hartmann TP, Byrne DH, Bink MCAM, van de Weg E, Crisosto CH,  Gradziel TM. 2016. QTL mapping and breeding value estimation through pedigree-based analysis of fruit size and weight in four diverse peach breeding programs. Tree Genetics & Genomes 12:25 (DOI 10.1007/s11295-016-0985-z).

Gasic K, Reighard GLR, Okie WR, Clark J, Gradziel T, Byrne D, Peace C, Stegmeir T, Rosyara U, and Iezzoni A. 2015. Bacterial spot resistance in peach: functional allele distribution in breeding germplasm. Acta Hort 1084:69-74.

Guan Y, Peace C, Rudell D, Verma S, Evans KM. 2015. QTLs detected for individual sugars and soluble solids content in apple. Molecular Breeding 35:135

Hancock JF, Sooriyapathirana S, Bassil N, Stegmeir T, Cai L, Finn C, van de Weg E, Weebadde C. 2016. Public availability of a genotyped, segregating population may foster marker assisted breeding (MAB) and quantitative trait loci (QTL) discovery: An example using strawberry. Frontiers Plant Sci. 7:619-623.

Harshman J, Evans K. 2015. Survey of moldy core incidence in germplasm from the three U.S. apple breeding programs. Journal of the American Pomological Society 69(1): 51-57.

Mathey MM, Mookerjee S, Mahoney L, Finn CE, Hancock JF, Serce S, Davis T, Stewart P, Whitaker VM, Jamieson AR, Bassil NV, Amaya I, Denoyes   B, Hummer KE, Sargent D, van de Weg E, Iezzoni A. 2014. Using General and Specific Combining Ability to Further Advance Strawberry (Fragaria sp.) Breeding. Acta Hort. 1049:193-200.

Minas Ioannis S, Font i Forcada Carolina, Dangl Gerald S, Gradziel Thomas M, Dandekar Abhaya M, Crisosto Carlos H. 2015. Discovery of non-climacteric and suppressed climacteric bud sport mutations originating from a climacteric Japanese plum cultivar (Prunus salicina Lindl.) Frontiers in Plant Science 6:316. doi:10.3389/fpls.2015.00316.

Mahoney LL, Sargent  DJ, Abebe-Akele F, Wood DJ, Ward JA, Bassil NV, Hancock JF, Folta KM, Davis TM. 2016. A High-Density Linkage Map of the Ancestral Diploid Strawberry, Fragaria iinumae, Constructed with Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Markers from the IStraw90 Array and Genotyping by Sequencing. The Plant Genome doi:103835/plantgenome 2015.08.0071.

Peace CP, Luby JJ, van de Weg WE, Bink MCAM, Iezzoni AF. 2014. A strategy for developing representative germplasm sets for systematic  QTL validation, demonstrated for apple, peach, and sweet cherry. TGG Volume 10(6):1679-1694

Roach J, Verma S, Peres N, Jamieson A, van de Weg E, Bink M, Bassil N, Lee S, Whitaker V. 2016. FaRXf1: a locus conferring resistance to angular leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas fragariae in octoploid strawberry. Theor Appl Genet DOI 10.1007/s00122-016-2695-1.

Salazar JA, Ruiz D,  Campoy JA, Sánchez-Pérez R,  Crisosto CH, Martínez-García PJ,  Blenda A, Jung S, Main D, Martínez-Gómez P,  Rubio M. 2013. Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) and Mendelian Trait Loci (MTL) analysis in Prunus: A breeding perspective and beyond. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter Database DOI  10.1007/s11105-013-0643-7

Sooriyapathirana SS, Mookerjee S, Weebadde CK, Finn CE, Lewers K, Bushakra JM, Luby JJ, Stewart P, Neils S, Hancock JF. 2015. Identification of QTL associated with flower and runner production in octoploid strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa). J. Berry Res. 5: 107-116.

Stegmeir T, Schuster M, Sebolt A, Rosyara U, Sundin G, Iezzoni A. 2014 Cherry leaf spot resitance in cherry (Prunus) is associated with a quantitative trait locus on linkage Group 4 inherited from P. canescens. Mol Breeding 34(3):927-935.

Yang, N., Reighard, G., Ritchie, D., Okie, W., and Gasic, K.  2012.  Mapping quantitative trait loci associated with resistance to bacterial spot (Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni) in peach. Tree Genetics and Genomes DOI 10.1007/s11295-012-0580-x

 

Breeders' Information Tool Kit:

Evans K, Jung S, Lee T, Brutcher L, Cho I, Peace C, Main D. 2013. Addition of a Breeding Database in the Genome Database for Rosaceae. Database (Oxford), Vol. 2013, Article ID bat078, doi:10.1093/database/bat078 

Ficklin, S.P., Sanderson, L.A., Cheng, C.H., Staton, M.E., Lee, T., Cho, I.H., Jung, S., Bett, K.E. and Main, D. 2011. Tripal: a construction toolkit for online genome databases. Database.DOI: 10.1093/database/bar044.

Jung S, Ficklin SP, Lee T, Cheng C-H, Blenda A, Zheng P, Yu J, Bombarely A, Cho I, Ru S, Evans K, Peace C, Abbott AG, Mueller LA, Olmstead MA, Main D. 2013. The Genome Database for Rosaceae (GDR): year 10 update. Nucleic Acids Research 2013: 1–8.

Rosyara U, Bink MCAM, van de Weg E, Zhang G, Wang D, Sebolt A, Dirlewanger E, Quero-Garcia J, Schuster M, Iezzoni A. 2013. Fruit size QTL identification and the prediction of parental QTL genotypes and breeding values in multiple pedigreed populations of sweet cherry. Molecular Breeding 32:875–887.

 

DNA Test Developement & Marker-assisted Selection:

Dong Q, Wang X, Byrne D, Ong K. 2017. Characterization of partial resistance to black spot disease of Rosa sp. HortScience 52(1):49–53. 2017. doi: 10.21273/HORTSCI11349-16

Edge-Garza D, Luby J, and Peace C. 2015. Decision support for cost-efficient and logistically feasible marker-assisted seedling selection in fruit breeding. Molecular Breeding 35:223.

Gezan S, Osorio L, Verma S, Whitaker V. 2017. An experimental validation of genomic selection in octoploid strawberry. Horticulture Research 4, 16070; doi:10.1038/hortres.2016.70

Norelli J, Wisniewski M, Fazio G, Burchard E, Gutierrez B, Levin E, Droby S. Genotyping-by-sequencing markers facilitate the identification of quantitative trait loci controlling resistance to Penicillium expansum in Malus sieversii. PLOS ONE 12(3): e0172949. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172949

Sandefur P, Oraguzie N, Peace C. 2016. A DNA test for routine prediction in breeding of sweet cherry fruit color, Pav-Rf-SSR. Molecular Breeding 36:33 (DOI 10.1007/s11032-016-0458-y).

Sandefur P, Frett T, Clark J, Gasic K, Peace C. 2017. A DNA test for routine prediction in breeding of peach blush, Ppe-Rf-SSR. Molecular Breeding. Molecular Breeding 37:11 DOI: 10.1007/s11032-016-0615-3

Stegmeir T, Cai L, Basundari FRA, Sebolt A, Iezzoni A. 2015. A DNA test for fruit flesh color in tetraploid sour cherry (Prunus cerasus L.). Molecular Breeding 35:149.

Ru S, Main D, Evans K, Peace C. 2015. Current applications, challenges, and perspectives of marker-assisted seedling selection in Rosaceae tree fruit breeding. Tree Genetics & Genomes 11:8 DOI 10.1007/s11295-015-0834-5.

Ru S, Hardner C, Carter P, Evans K, Main D, Peace C. 2016. Modeling of genetic gain from marker-assisted seedling selection in clonally propagated crops. Horticulture Research 3, 16015; doi:10.1038/hortres.2016.15.

 

Presentations:

2015 CROPS: Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, USA. 18-21 May 2015.

RosBREED: A pedigree of amaizing germplasm, traditional genetics, international collaboration, and DNA-based technologies - Presented by Cameron Peace, Washington State University

 

2014 Plant & Animal Genome XXII Conference, San Diego, California, USA. 11-15 January 2015.

Development and preliminary evaluation of the IStraw90 Axiom® Array in the cultivated strawberry (Fragaria×ananassa) - Presented by Nahla Bassil, USDA-ARS

 

2013 American Society of Horticultural Science, Palm Desert, CA, USA. 25 July 2013

"RosBREED Fruit Quality QTLs: from Publications to Applications"

Discovering a QTL: A major milestone or a stepping-stone into practical marker-assisted breeding? - Cholani Weebadde, Michigan State University

You’ve just identified a QTL for a major trait of interest – what now? QTL and QTL allele validation in cherry - Amy Iezzoni, Michigan State University

QTL and QTL allele validation in apple - Sujeet Verma, Washington State University

QTL and QTL allele validation in peach - Ksenija Gasic, Clemson University

Marker-assisted breeding for apple at the University of Minnesota and Washington State University - Jim Luby, University of Minnesota

 

eXtension Webinar

"Investigating Breeding Priorities Using Socioeconomic Methods" - K. Gallardo and H. Li, Washington State University, 17 April 2013

This presentation was offered on eXtension through the Plant Breeding and Genomics Webinar Series and offers insight on how to prioritize traits and see the value in fruit breeding programs. 

 

2013 Plant & Animal Genome XXI Conference, San Diego, California, USA. 12-16 January 2013.

Marker-assisted breeding in apple, peach, and cherry targets valuable functional alleles - Cameron Peace et al.

The RosBREED pedigree-based breeding information management (BIM) system - Sook Jung et al.

Blueprint for Seedling Select: A web-based Rosaceae marker-assisted seedling selection decision support tool - Sushan Ru et al.

 

2012 American Society of Horticultural Science, Miami, FL, USA. 1 August 2012.

"RosBREED: Discoveries and Breeding Databases for the Fruit Research Community"

RosBREED Mission – Jewels In the Genome - Amy Iezzoni, Michigan State University

RosBREED's Breeding Germplasm Used for Validation of Promising Trait Loci - Jim Luby, University of Minnesota

Loci Important for Apple Fruit Quality: What Is Known about Their Functional Alleles? - Cameron Peace, Washington State University

Loci Important for Peach and Cherry Fruit Size and Quality: What Is Known about Their Functional Alleles? - Ksenija Gasic

Data Overload - Breeding Decision-Support Software to the Rescue! - Sook Jung, Washington State University

 

2012 Biotechfruit 2012, Nelson, New Zealand. 25-29 March 2012.

Abstract

RosBREED: Enabling marker-assisted breeding in Rosaceae - Cameron Peace et al. (presented by Nahla Bassil)

 

2012 FruitBreedomics First Annual Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic. 6-10 February 2012.

RosBREED: Enabling marker-assisted breeding in Rosaceae - Cameron Peace

 

2012 Plant and Animal Genome XX Conference, San Diego, California, USA. 14 January 2012.

RosBREED: Infinium SNP Genotyping in Prunus  - Kseija Gasic, Clemson University

Genome-Wide SNP Detection, Validation, and Development of an 8K SNP Array for Apple  - David Chagne, Plant and Food Research, New Zealand

Online Database Resources for Genomics, Genetics and Breeding Research in Fruit and Nut - Dorrie Main, Washington State University

 

2011 American Society of Horticultural Science, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA. 25-28 September 2011.

ASHS 2011 abstracts

Presentation in Fruit Breeding and Genetics oral session:

RosBREED: Enabling marker-assisted breeding in Rosaceae - Cameron Peace et al.

Posters in Fruit Breeding and Genetics poster session:

RosBREED facilitates peach genetic improvement via marker-assisted breeding - Ksenija Gasic et al.

RosBREED enables marker-assisted breeding for apple - Cameron Peace et al.

RosBREED provides DNA-informed opportunities for cherry breeding - Cameron Peace et al.

Storage performance of University of Arkansas peach and nectarine genotypes harvested at different maturities and subjected to pre-storage treatments - Paul Sandefur and John Clark

Presentation in Plant Biotechnology and Genomics oral session:

RosBREED deploys genome-wide scans in peach, apple, and cherry - Nahla Bassil et al.

Presentation in SCRI Project Directors' Workshop:

RosBREED never sleeps: Integration and value of international partners - Cameron Peace and Amy Iezzoni 

 

2011 Eucarpia Symposium on Fruit Breeding and Genetics, Warsaw, Poland. 11-15 September 2011.

A predictive genetic test for apple "fresh taste" provides strategies for improved breeding and fruit handling - Kate Evans et al., Washington State University

 

2011 Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, California, USA. 15 January 2011.

Presentation in Fruit and Nut Crops Workshop:

New age of DNA marker discovery in the Rosaceae - Nahla Bassil et al., USDA-ARS Corvallis

Presentation in Genomics of Genebanks Workshop:

DNA information facilitates utilization of tree fruit genebanks - Cameron Peace, Washington State University

 

2010 5th International Rosaceae Genomics Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa. November 15-17.

RosBREED’S approach to bridging the gap between genomics knowledge and breeding application – Amy Iezzoni, Michigan State University

RosBREED’S SNP detection pipeline and community-available genomic resources - Nahla Bassil, USDA-ARS Corvallis 

DNA-informed breeding for high-impact fruit quality traits in Washington, USA - Cameron Peace, Washington State University

Developing an online toolbox for tree fruit breeding - Kate Evans, Washington State University

 

2010 International Horticultural Congress, Lisbon, Portugal. August 22-27.

RosBREED: A coordinated approach to peach SNP discovery in RosBREED. Presentation and Poster Authors: Nahla Bassil et al.

RosBREED: Genetic improvement of strawberry fruit quality with the RosBREED approach. Presentation and Poster Authors: Chad Finn et al.

RosBREED: Marker-assisted breeding enabled by RosBREED. Presentation and Poster Authors: Ksenija Gasic et al.

RosBREED: Breeding fruit crops in the USA using socio-economic and DNA information. Presentation Authors: Jim McFerson et al.

RosBREED: Enabling marker-assisted breeding in Rosaceae. Presentation and Poster Authors: Cameron Peace et al.

 

2010 American Society of Horticultural Science, Palm Desert, California, USA. August 2-4.

Presentations in Genetics/Germplasm/Plant Breeding: Fruit Crops Session:

RosBREED’s marker-assisted breeding pipeline - MAB Pipeline Team Leader: Cameron Peace, Washington State University

Use of PediMap in RosBREED for visualizing genetic and phenotypic data across pedigrees in rosaceous crops - Extension Team Leader: Cholani Weebadde (Michigan State University). Talk given by: Cameron Peace, Extension Team member, Washington State University

Germplasm sets and standarizing phenotyping protocols for fruit quality traits in RosBREED - Breeding Team Leader: Jim Luby, University of Minnesota

Using socio-economic values to help set objective plant breeding targets - Socio-Economics Team Leader: Chengyan Yue (University of Minnesota). Talk given by: Karina Gallardo, Socio-Economics Team member, Washington State University

Presentations in RosBREED Workshop:

RosBREED Project Overview - Project Director: Amy Iezzoni, Michigan State University

RosBREED core breeding programs: Goals and future impacts - Breeding Team Leader: Jim Luby, University of Minnesota

Using socio-economic knowledge of stakeholder values and consumer preferences to inform breeding - Socio-Economics Team Leader: Chengyan Yue (University of Minnesota). Talk given by: Karina Gallardo, Socio-Economics Team member, Washington State University

Bridging the chasm between genomics and breeding: enabling marker-assisted breeding - MAB Pipeline Team Leader: Cameron Peace, Washington State University

Transferring marker-assisted breeding capabilities to the public and private community of U.S. Rosaceae breeders - Extension Team Leader: Cholani Weebadde, Michigan State University