Journal Articles and Book Chapters

2020-2021 (Year 2)

Diaz-Garcia1 L, Garcia-Ortega LF, Rodríguez MG, Delaye L, Iorizzo M and Zalapa J. 2021. Chromosome-level genome assembly of the American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) and its wild relative Vaccinium microcarpum. Frontiers in Plant Science,

Diaz-Garcia L, Covarrubias-Pazaran G, Johnson-Cicalese J, Vorsa N, Zalapa J. 2020. Genotyping-by-sequencing identifies historical breeding stages of the recently domesticated American cranberry. Frontiers in Plant Science, 11:607770.

Fong SK, Kawash J, Wang Y. et al. 2021. A low malic acid trait in cranberry fruit: genetics, molecular mapping, and interaction with a citric acid locus. Tree Genetics & Genomes 17, 4.

Kawash J, Colt K, Hartwick NT, Abramson BW, Vorsa N, Polashock JJ, Michael TP. 2021. Contrasting a reference cranberry genome to a crop wild relative provides insights into adaptation, domestication, and breeding. bioRxiv 2021.06.27.450096.

Giongo L, Matteo A, Pottorff M, Mainland M, Perkins-Veazie P and Iorizzo M. 2021. Comparative multi-parameters approach to dissect texture subcomponents of blueberry at harvest and postharvest. Postharvest Biology and Technology, Volume 183, 111696.

Jung S, Lee T, Gasic K, Campbell BT, Yu J, Humann J, Ru S, Edge-Garza D, Hough H and Main D. 2021. The Breeding Information Management System (BIM): an online resource for crop breeding. Database, Volume 2021, 2021, baab054.

Jung S, Cheng CH, Buble K, Lee T, Humann J, Yu J, Crabb J, Hough H and Main D. 2021. Tripal MegaSearch: a tool for interactive and customizable query and download of big data. Database, Volume 2021, 2021, baab023.

Karppinen K, Lafferty DJ, Albert NW, Mikkola N, McGhie T, Allan AC, Afzal BM, Häggman H, Espley RV and Jaakola L. 2021. MYBA and MYBPA transcription factors co-regulate anthocyanin biosynthesis in blue-coloured berries. New Phytologist.

Mengist MF, Bostan H, Young E, Kay K, Ashrafi H, Gillitt N, Ballington J, Ferruzzi MG, M.A. Lila MA and Iorizzo M. 2021. High density linkage map construction and identification of loci regulating fruit quality traits in blueberry. Horticulture Research, 8, 169.

Samkumar A, Jones D, Karppinen K, Dare AP, Sipari N, Espley RV, Martinussen I and Jaakola L. 2021. Red and blue light treatments of ripening bilberry fruits reveal differences in signalling through abscisic acid-regulated anthocyanin biosynthesis. Plant, Cell & Environment, 1–19.

Staton M, Cannon E, Sanderson LA, Wegrzyn J, Anderson T, Buehler S, Cobo-Simón I, Faaberg K, Grau E, Guignon V and Gunoskey J. 2021. Tripal, a community update after 10 years of supporting open source, standards-based genetic, genomic and breeding databases. Briefings in Bioinformatics, bbab238.

Wu C, Deng C, Hilario E, Albert NW, Lafferty D, Grierson ERP, Plunkett BJ, Elborough C, Saei A, Günther CS, Ireland H, Yocca A, Edger PP, Jaakola L, Karppinen K, Grande A, Kylli R, Lehtol VP, Allan AC, Espley RV, Chagné D. 2021. A chromosome‐scale assembly of the bilberry genome identifies a complex locus controlling berry anthocyanin composition. Molecular Ecology Resources,

Xueping N, Changying L, Huanyun J and Takeda F. 2021. Three-dimensional photogrammetric reconstruction and deep learning instance segmentation to extract berry fruit harvestability traits. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 171: 293-309. 

Yocca, AE, Edger, PP. 2021. Machine learning approaches to identify core and dispensable genes in pangenomes. Plant Genome, e20135.

2019-2020 (Year 1)

Diaz-Garcia L, Garcia-Ortega LF, González-Rodríguez M, Iorizzo M and Zalapa J (2021) Chromosome-Level Genome Assembly of the American Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) and Its Wild Relative Vaccinium microcarpum. Frontiers in Plant Science. 12:137. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2021.633310

Farneti B, Emanuelli F, Giongo L, Toivonen P, Iorizzo M, Folta KM and Finn CE. 2020. Editorial: Interdisciplinary approaches to improve quality of soft fruit berries. Frontiers in Plant Science, section Crop and Product Physiology, 11:592222. 

Mengist MF, Grace MH, Xiong J, Kay CD, Bassil N, Hummer K, Ferruzzi MG, Lila MA and Iorizzo M. 2020. Diversity in metabolites and fruit quality traits in blueberry enables ploidy and species differentiation and establishes a strategy for future genetic studies. Frontier in Plant Science, 11:370.  

Kay Fong S, Kawash J, Wang Y, Johnson-Cicalese J, Polaschock J and Vorsa N. 2020. A low citric trait in cranberry: genetic and molecular mapping of a locus impacting fruit acidity. Tree Genetics & Genomes, 16:42.  

Kay Fong S, Kawash J, Wang Y, Johnson-Cicalese J, Polaschock J and N. Vorsa (2020). A low malic acid trait in cranberry fruit: genetics, molecular mapping and interaction with a citric acid locus. Tree Genetics & Genomes

Diaz-Garcia L, Rodriguez-Bonilla L, Phillips M, Lopez-Hernandez A, Grygleski E, Atucha A and Zalapa J. 2019. Comprehensive analysis of the internal structure and firmness in American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon L.) fruit. PlosOne, 14(9): e0222451.  

Günther CS, Dare AP, McGhie TK, Deng C, Lafferty DJ, Plunkett BJ, Grierson ERP, Turner J L, Jaakola L, Albert NW and Espley RV. 2020. Spatiotemporal modulation of flavonoid metabolism in blueberries. Frontiers in Plant Science, 11.545. https://doi:10.3389/fpls.2020.00545 

Vorsa N and Zalapa J. 2019. Domestication, genetics, and genomics of the American cranberry. Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 43:279-310. 

Trade Magazine Articles

Eddy D. Research Team Seeks to Boost Berry Quality, Jan. 3, 2019. Growing Produce magazine. 

Giongo L and Iorizzo M. Sinergie di ricerca per l’industria di mirtillo gigante e cranberry. Rivista di Frutticoltura e Ortofrutticoltura. Vol. 2 (2020), 2-4.