Publication List

  • Rong Fang, Feng Wei, Thomas Passey, X-M. Xu. (2016). Identification of candidate soil microbes responsible for small-scale heterogeneity in strawberry vigour Journal of Integrative Agriculture (In press).
  • Feng Wei, Xiaoping Hu & X-M. Xu . (2016). Dispersal of Bacillus subtilis and its effect on strawberry phyllosphere microbiota under open field and protection conditions. Scientific Report 6, Article number: 22611 . doi:10.1038/srep22611.
  • Cao X-R, Yao D-M, Zhou Y-L, West JS, Xu X-M, Luo Y, Ding K-J, Fan J-R, Duan X-Y. . (2016). Detection and quantification of airborne inoculum of Blumeria graminis f. sp. Tritici using quantitative PCR European Journal of Plant Pathology. 10.1007/s10658-016-0908-8.
  • Ma L-J, Qiao J-X, Kong X-Y, Wang J-J, Xu X.-M, Hu X-P . (2016). An improved method for RNA extraction from urediniospores of and wheat leaves infected by an obligate fungal pathogen, Puccinia striiformis f. sp. Tritici. Journal of Integrative Agriculture . DOI: 10.1016/S2095-3119(15)61250-3.
  • Taylor A, Vágány V, Jackson A.C., Harrison R.J., Rainoni A. and Clarkson J.P. . (2016). Identification of pathogenicity-related genes in Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cepae Molecular Plant Pathology Sep;17(7):. 1032-47.
  • Harrison N, Harrison R.J., Kidner C.A. . (2016). Comparative Analysis of Begonia Plastid Genomes and Their Utility for Species-Level Phylogenetics PLoS ONE 11(4): . e0153248.
  • Baroncelli R., Buchvaldt-Amby D., Zapparata A., Sarrocco S., Vannacci G., Le Floch G., Harrison R.J., Holub E., Sukno S.A., Sreenivasaprasad S. and Thon M.R.. (2016). Gene family expansions and contractions are associated with host range in plant pathogens of the genus Colletotrichum – BMC Genomics 17. 555.
  • Sobczyk, M.K., Smith, J.A.C and Filatov, D.A. (2016). Evolution of nickel hyperaccumulation and serpentine adaptation in the Alyssum serpyllifolium species complex. Heredity. (accepted).
  • Martínez-Lüscher J, Sánche-Díaz M, Delrot S, Aguirreolea J, Pascual I, Gomès E. (2016). UV-B alleviates the uncoupling effect of climate change conditions (elevated CO2-temperature) on grape berry (Vitis vinifera cv. Tempranillo) anthocyanin-sugar accumulation Australian journal of grape and wine research . doi: 10.1111/ajgw.12213.
  • F. Wei, T. Passey, X-M Xu . (2016). Effects of individual and combined use of bio-fumigation-derived products on the viability of Verticillium dahliae microsclerotia in soil Crop Protection, 79. 170-176; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2015.09.008.
  • F. Wei, T.A.J. Passey, X.-M. Xu . (2016). Amplicon-based metabarcoding reveals temporal response of soil microbial community to fumigation-derived products Applied Soil Ecology. doi: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2016.03.009.
  • Buti M, Poles L, Caset D, Magnago P, Fernández Fernández F, Colgan RJ, Velasco R, Sargent DJ. (2015). Identification and validation of a QTL influencing bitter pit symptoms in apple (Malus pumila) Molecular Breeding 35 (1):29.
  • Cheung A. and Vickerstaff R . (2015). Sensory and update errors which can affect path integration. J Theor Biol (in press). DOI 10.1016/j.jtbi.2015.01.033.
  • L. Robinson Boyer, P. Brain, X. Xu, P. Jeffries. (2015). Inoculation of drought-stressed strawberry with a mixed inoculum of two arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: effects on population dynamics of fungal species in roots and consequential plant tolerance to water deficiency Mycorrhiza, 25:3. 215-227 DOI 10.1007/s00572-014-0603-6.
  • L Antanaviciute, N Šurbanovski, N Harrison, K J McLeary, D W Simpson, F Wilson, D J Sargent & R J Harrison. (2015). Mapping QTL associated with Verticillium dahliae resistance in the cultivated strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) Horticulture Research 2. 15009.
  • Armitage AD, Barbara DJ, Harrison RJ, Lane CR, Sreenivasaprasad S, Woodhall JW,Clarkson JP. (2015). Discrete lineages within Alternaria alternata species group: Identification using new highly variable loci and support from morphological characters.  Fungal Biol. 2015 Nov;119(11):. 994-1006.
  • Gomez A, Harrison R.J and Armitage A . (2015). Draft genome of a European isolate of the apple canker pathogen Neonectria ditissima Genome Announcements Nov 19;3(6). . pii: e01243-15.
  • Li B, Hulin M.T., Brain P, Mansfield J.W., Jackson R.W. and Harrison R.J. . (2015). Rapid, automated detection of stem canker symptoms in woody perennials using artificial neural network analysis Plant Methods 11:. 57.
  • Bethany P.J. Greenfield, Andy Peace, Hugh Evans, Ed Dudley, Minshad A. Ansari & Tariq M. Butt. (2015). Identification of Metarhizium strains highly efficacious against Aedes, Anopheles and Culex larvae Biocontrol Science and Technology 25(5). pages 487-502 DOI:10.1080/09583157.2014.989813.
  • Abdullah ZS, Greenfield BP, Ficken KJ, Taylor JW, Wood M, Butt TM. (2015). A new attractant for monitoring Western Flower Thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis in protected crops PubMed. Springerplus. 2015 Feb 24;4:89. doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-0864-3. eCollection 2015..
  • Martínez-Lüscher J, Sánche-Díaz M, Delrot S, Aguirreolea J, Pascual I, Gomès E. (2015). Climate change conditions (elevated CO2 and temperature) and UV-Bradiation affect grapevine (Vitis vinifera cv. Tempranillo) leaf carbonassimilation, altering fruit ripening rates Plant Science 236. 168–176; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2015.04.001.
  • L-J Ma, X-Yu Kong, J-X Qiao, F An, X-P Hu, X-M Xu. (2015). Overwintering of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici on winter wheat plants at sites of varying altitudes in Gansu and Qinghai provinces Plant Disease . http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-15-1112-RE.
  • T. A. J. Passey, M. W. Shaw, X.-M. Xu . (2015). Differentiation in populations of the apple scab fungus Venturia inaequalis on cultivars in a mixed orchard remain over time Plant Pathology . DOI: 10.1111/ppa.12492.
  • N. Brown, M. Jeger, S. Kirk, X-M Xu and S. Denman. (2015). Spatial and temporal patterns in symptom expression within woodland affected by Acute Oak Decline Forestry Ecology and Management . doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2015.10.026.
  • L.J. Ma, J.X. Qiao, X.Y. Kong, Y.P. Zou, X-M Xu, X-M Chen, X-P Hu. (2015). Effect of low temperature and wheat winter-hardiness on survival of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici under controlled conditions PLOS One 10(6): e0130691. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130691.
  • Feng Wei, Wenjing Shang, Jiarong Yang, Xiaoping Hu, X.-M. Xu . (2015). Spatial Pattern of Verticillium dahliae Microsclerotia and Cotton Wilt in Commercial Fields PLoS ONE 10(7): e0132812. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132812.
  • X-M Xu, T Passey, F Wei, R Saville, RJ. Harrison . (2015). Amplicon-based metagenomics identified candidate organisms in soils that caused yield decline in strawberry Hort Res (Nature) 2, 15022. doi:10.1038/hortres.2015.22.
  • M. J. Jeger and X.-M. Xu . (2015). Modelling biological control of a fungal plant pathogen which affects both leaves and flowers: implications for biocontrol strategies Ecological Modelling. 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.06.015.
  • X-P Hu, LV Madden, S Edwards, X-M Xu . (2015). Combining models is more likely to give better predictions Phytopathology 105. 1174-82.
  • X.R. Cao, Y. Luo, Y.L .Zhou, J.R. Fan, X.-M. Xu, J.S. West, X.Y. Duan, D.F. Cheng . (2015). Detection of powdery mildew in two winter wheat plant densities and prediction of grain yield using canopy hyperspectral reflectance PLOS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121462.
  • 10. X.-M. Xu and X.-P. Hu. (2015). Statistical analysis of data commonly occurred in plant pathology Acta Phytopathologica Sinica, 45. 1-6.
  • Cao X–R, Yao D-M, Zhou Y-L, Ding K-J, Duan X-Y, Fan J-R, Luo Y & Xu X.-M . (2015). Development of weather- and airborne inoculum-based models to describe disease severity of wheat powdery mildew Plant Disease, 99. 395-400.
  • F Wei, R. Fan, H.-T. Dong, W.J. Shang, X.-M. Xu, H.-Q Zhu, J.-R. Yang, and X.-P. Hu . (2015). Threshold microsclerotial inoculum for cotton Verticillium wilt determined through wet-sieving and real-time quantitative PCR Phytopathology, 105. 220-229.
  • J. Debode, W. Van Hemelrijck, X.-M. Xu, M. Maes, P. Creemers and K. Heungens. (2015). Latent introduction and spread of Colletotrichum acutatum in strawberry fields Plant Pathology, 64. 385–395, DOI: 10.1111/ppa.12247.
  • L. Robinson-Bower, P. Brain, P. Jeffries, X.-M. Xu. (2015). Effect of inoculation of drought-stressed strawberry with a mixed inoculum of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: qPCR studies of population dynamics of inoculum in roots Mycorrhizae, 25. 215-27. DOI 10.1007/s00572-014-0603-6.
  • Whitehouse, A.B., Johnson, A.W., Passey, A.J., McLeary K.J. & Simpson, D.W. (2014). Recent Progress in Breeding for Improved Performance in Programmed Cropping Systems. Acta Horticulturae 1049. 867-872.
  • Whitehouse, A.B., Johnson, A.W., Passey, A.J., McLeary K.J. & Simpson, D.W. (2014). ‘Serenity’: A paler skin-coloured somaclonal variant of the short-day cultivar ‘Florence’. Acta Horticulturae 1049. 819-821.
  • Simpson, D.W., Whitehouse, A.B., Johnson, A.W., McLeary, K.J. & Passey, A.J. (2014). 'Elegance' and 'Vibrant', two new strawberry cultivars fro programmed cropping in Northern Europe. Acta Horticulturae 1049. 259-261.
  • Fernández-Fernández F, Padmarasu S, Šurbanovski N, Evans KM, Tobutt KR, Sargent DJ. (2014). Characterisation of the virescent locus controlling a recessive phenotype in apple rootstocks (Malus pumila Mill.) Molecular Breeding 33 (2). 373-383 DOI:10.1007/s11032-013-9956-3 .
  • Bink MCAM, Jansen J, Madduri M, Voorrips RE, Durel C-E, Kouassi AB, Laurens F, Mathis F, Gessler C, Davide P, Rezzonico F, Patocchi A, Kellerhals M, Boudichevskaja K, Dunemann F, Peil A, Nowicka A, Lata B, Stankiewicz-Kosyl M, Jeziorek K, Pitera E, Soska A, Tomala K, Evans KM, Fernández- Fernández F, Guerra W, Korbin M, Kelle S, Lewandowski M, PlocharskiW, Rutkowski K, Zurawicz E, Costa F, Sansavinni S, Tartarini S, Komjanc M, Mott D, Antofie A, Lateur M, Rondia A, Gianfranceschi L, and van de Weg WE . (2014). Bayesian QTL analyses using pedigreed families of an outcrossing species, with application to fruit firmness in apple.  Theoretical and Applied Genetics . DOI 10.1007/s00122-014-2281-3.
  • NELLIST CF, Qian W, Jenner CE, Moore JD, Zhang S, Wang X, Briggs WH, Barker GC, Sun R,Walsh JA.. (2014). Multiple copies of eukaryotic translation initiation factors in Brassica rapa facilitate redundancy, enabling diversification through variation in splicing and broad-spectrum virus resistance. Plant J. 77. 261-268.
  • Martínez-Lüscher J, Morales F, Delrot S, Sánchez-Díaz M, Gomès E, Aguirreolea J, Pascual I. (2014). Characterization of the adaptive response of grapevine (cv. Tempranillo) to UV-B radiation under water deficit conditions. Plant Science. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2014.12.013.
  • Martínez-Lüscher J, Sánche-Díaz M, Delrot S, Aguirreolea J, Pascual I, Gomès E . (2014). Ultraviolet-B Radiation and Water Deficit Interact to Alter Flavonol and Anthocyanin Profiles in Grapevine Berries through Transcriptomic Regulation.  Plant and Cell Physiology 55(11): . 1925-1936 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25231967 .
  • Martínez-Lüscher J, Sánche-Díaz M, Delrot S, Aguirreolea J, Pascual I, Gomès E. (2014). Ultraviolet-B radiation modifies the quantitative and qualitative profile of flavonoids and amino acids in grape berries. Phytochemistry, 102:. 106 -114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phytochem.2014.03.014.
  • B. Li, P. Beveridge, W.T. O'Hare, M. Islam. (2014). The application of visible wavelength reflectance hyperspectral imaging for the detection and identification of blood stains Sci. Justice 54. 423–438.
  • Shokaeva, D.B., Zubov, A.A., Simpson, D.W. and Sokolov, Y.P. (2014). Strawberry fruit size inheritance as dependent on achene number and flesh mass per achene Acta Horticulturae 1049. 207-213.
  • Johnson, A.W., Davies, M.J., Grant ,O.M. and Simpson, D.W. (2014). Developing strawberry cultivars with improved water use efficiency Acta Horticulturae 1049. 853-858.
  • Johnson, A. W. and Simpson, D.W. (2014). The effect of deficit irrigation on the flowering behaviour of two day neutral and one everbearing strawberry cultivar Acta Horticulturae 1049. 435-438.
  • Simpson, D.W. (2014). Strawberry breeding and genetics research in North West Europe Acta Horticulturae 1049. 107-111.
  • Brennan, R.M., Caligari, P.D.S., Clark, J.R., Finn, C.E., Hancock, J.F., Jarret, D., Lobos, G., Oliveira, P., Raffle, S. and Simpson, D. (2014). Berry Fruits Horticulture - Plants for People and Places, Volume 1, eds. G. Dixon and D. Aldous. Springer Science. DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-8578-5_9.
  • Sobczyk, M.K. (2014). In search of French populations of Alyssum serpyllifolium - an exemplary nickel hyperaccumulator species. Genetics Society News 70. 41-42.
  • Abdullah ZS, Ficken KJ, Greenfield BP, Butt TM.. (2014). Innate responses to putative ancestral hosts: is the attraction of western flower thrips to pine pollen a result of relict olfactory receptors? J Chem Ecol 40(6). 534-40. doi: 10.1007/s10886-014-0450-0. Epub 2014 May 31..
  • Bethany P. J. Greenfield, Alex M. Lord, Ed Dudley, Tariq M. Butt. (2014). Conidia of the insect pathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae, fail to adhere to mosquito larval cuticle. The Royal Society Publishing. 22 October 2014.DOI: 10.1098/rsos.140193.
  • Hulin, M.,Harrison, E., Stratford, M. and Wheals, A.E., . (2014). Rapid identification of the genus Dekkera/Brettanomyces, the Dekkera subgroup and all individual species. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 187. 7-14.
  • Hulin, M. and Wheals, A., . (2014). Rapid identification of Zygosaccharomyces with genus-specific primers International Journal of Food Microbiology, 173. 9-13.
  • Sharpe, B., Hulin, M., Thorne-Wallis, J. and Wheals, A., . (2014). Synteny analysis provides a route to design genus-specific PCR primers for rapid identification of all Saccharomyces species FEMS Yeast Research, 14 (3). 517-525.
  • XU, X.-M. & JEGER, M. (2013). Synergy may result from combined use of two biocontrol agents for controlling foliar pathogens under spatial heterogeneous conditions: a simulation study. Phytopathology 103. 768-775.
  • XU, X.-M., HARVEY, N., ROBERTS, A. & BARBARA, D.J. (2013). Population variation of apple scab (Venturia inaequalis) isolates within mixed orchards in the UK. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 135. 97-104.
  • Gregory, P.J., Bishop G.J., Fountain, M., Harrison, R.J. and Saville, R.J. (2013). One hundred years of research at East Malling: science into practice for perennial fruit crops. Annals of Appl. Biol. 163. 1-11.
  • Gregory, P.J., Atkinson, C.J., Bengough, A.G., Else, M.A., Fernández-Fernández, F., Harrison, R.J. and Schmidt, S. (2013). Contributions of roots and rootstocks to sustainable, intensified crop production J Exp Bot. 64. 1209-1222.
  • Ward JA, Bhangoo J, Fernández-Fernández F, Moore P, Swanson JD, Viola R, Velasco R, Bassil N, Weber CA, Sargent DJ. (2013). Saturated linkage map construction in Rubus idaeus using genotyping by sequencing and genome-independent imputation.  BMC genomics 14. 2.
  • Troggio M, Šurbanovski N, Bianco L, Moretto M, Giongo L, Viola R, Fernández Fernández F, Costa F, Velasco R, Cestaro A, Sargent DJ . (2013). Evaluation of SNP Data from the Malus Infinium Array Identifies Challenges for Genetic Analysis of Complex Genomes of Polyploid Origin.  PLoS ONE 8(6). e67407. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0067407.
  • Xu, X-M., Robinson, J.D., Else, M.A. (2013). Effects of nitrogen input and deficit irrigation within the commercial acceptable range on susceptibility of strawberry leaves to powdery mildew.  European Journal of Plant Pathology. DOI: 10.1007/s10658-012-0106-2.
  • Surbanovski, N., Sargent, D.J., Else, M.A., Simpson, D.W., Zhang, H., Grant, O.M. (2013). Expression of Fragaria vesca PIP aquaporins in response to drought stress: PIP down-regulation correlates with the decline in substrate moisture content.  PLOS One 8. e74945.
  • B. Li, P. Beveridge, W.T. O'Hare, M. Islam. (2013). The age estimation of blood stains up to 30 days old using visible wavelength hyperspectral image analysis and linear discriminant analysis Sci. Justice 53. 270–277.
  • Martínez-Lüscher J, Morales F, Delrot S, Sánchez-Díaz M, Gomés E, Aguirreolea J and Pascual I. (2013). Short- and long-term physiological responses of grapevine leaves to UV-B radiation. Plant Science, 213:. 114-122. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2013.08.010.
  • Butt TM, Greenfield BP, Greig C, Maffeis TG, Taylor JW, Piasecka J, Dudley E, Abdulla A, Dubovskiy IM, Garrido-Jurado I, Quesada-Moraga E, Penny MW, Eastwood DC. (2013). Metarhizium anisopliae pathogenesis of mosquito larvae: a verdict of accidental death PLoS One. 2013 Dec 13;8(12):e81686. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081686.
  • F. Fernández-Fernández, L. Antanaviciute, M. M. van Dyk, K. R. Tobutt, K. M. Evans, D. J. G. Rees, J. M. Dunwell and D. J. Sargent. (2012). A genetic linkage map of an apple rootstock progeny anchored to the Malus genome sequence. Tree Genetics & Genomes October 2012, Volume 8, Issue 5,. 991-1002 .
  • Laima Antanaviciute, Felicidad Fernández-Fernández, Johannes Jansen, Elisa Banchi, Katherine M Evans, Roberto Viola, Riccardo Velasco, Jim M Dunwell, Michela Troggio and Daniel J Sargent . (2012). Development of a dense SNP-based linkage map of an apple rootstock progeny using the Malus Infinium whole genome genotyping array. BMC Genomics 13. 203 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-203.
  • XU, X.-M., WEDGWOOD, E., BERRIE, A.M., ALLEN, J. and O’NEILL, T.M. (2012). Epidemiology of strawberry and raspberry grey mould in open field and under protection. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 32. 531-543.
  • 11. X.-M. Xu . (2012). Super-races are not likely to dominate a fungal population within a life time of a perennial crop plantation of cultivar mixtures: a simulation study.  BMC Ecology, 12. 16 (doi 10.1186/1472-6785-12-16).
  • Harrison RJ . (2012). Understanding genetic variation and function - The applications of next generation sequencing. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology 23(2). 230-6.
  • Sargent, D.J., Passey, T., Šurbanovski N., Lopez Girona E., Kuchta P., Davik J., Harrison R., Passey, A.J., Whitehouse, A.B., Simpson, D.W. (2012). A microsatellite linkage map for the cultivated strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) reveals extensive regions of homozygosity in the genome resulting from breeding and selection. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 124. 1229-1240.
  • Olga M. Grant, Michael J. Davies, Abigail W. Johnson, David W. Simpson . (2012). Physiological and growth responses to water deficits in cultivated strawberry (Fragaria ×ananassa) and in one of its progenitors, Fragaria chiloensis. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 83. pp 23-32.
  • Grant, O.M, Davies, M.J, James, C.M, Johnson, A.W, Leinonen, I., Simpson, D.W. (2012). Thermal imaging and carbon isotope composition indicate variation amongst strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) cultivars in stomatal conductance and water use efficiency. Environmental and Experimental Botany, Vol 76. pp 7-15.
  • Antanaviciute L, Fernández-Fernández F, Banchi E, Evans KM, Velasco R, Dunwell JM, Troggio M, Sargent DJ. (2012). An evaluation of the Malus Infinium whole genome genotyping array in an apple rootstock mapping progeny.  BMC genomics 13. 203.
  • Bai T, Zhu Y, Fernández-Fernández F, Keulemans J, Brown S, Xu K. (2012). Fine genetic mapping of the Co locus controlling columnar growth habit in apple.  Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 287 (5). 437–450.
  • Sehic J, Garkava-Gustavsson L, Fernández-Fernández F, Nybom H . (2012). Genetic diversity in a collection of European pear (Pyrus communis) cultivars determined with SSR markers chosen by ECPGR.  Scientia Horticulturae 145. 39-45.
  • Grant ,O.M., Davies, M.J., Johnson, A.W. and Simpson, D.W. (2012). Physiological and morphological responses to water deficits in cultivated strawberry (Fragaria  ananassa) and in one of its progenitors, F. chiloensis. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 83; 23-32.
  • Vickerstaff RJ and Merkle T . (2012).  Path integration mediated systematic search: A Bayesian model  J Theor Biol 307. 1-19.
  • F. Fernández-Fernández, L. Antanaviciute, C.L. Govan and D.J. Sargent . (2011). Development of a multiplexed microsatellite set for fingerprinting red raspberry (Rubus idaeus) germplasm and its transferability to other Rubus species. Journal of Berry Research 1 (4). 177 -187.
  • XU, X.-M., JEFFRIES, P., PAUTASSO, M. and JEGER, M. (2011). Combined use of biocontrol agents to manage plant diseases in theory and practice: a review.  Phytopathology 101. 1024-1031.
  • Lohse K, Harrison R and Barton N.H . (2011).  A general method for calculating likelihoods under the coalescent process. Genetics 189(3). 977-87.
  • Harrison N. and Harrison R.J. (2011). Correspondence: Re Velasco et.al. On the evolutionary history of the domestic apple. Nature Genetics Oct 27;43(11). 1043-4.
  • Whitehouse, A.B., Govan, C.L., Hammond, K.J., Sargent, D.J. & Simpson, D.W. (McLeary, K.J. née Hammond). (2011). Meristem culture for the elimination of the strawberry crown rot pathogen Phytophthora cactorum. Journal of Berry Research 1. 129 - 136.
  • Evans KM, Patocchi A, Rezzonico F, Mathis F, Durel CE, Fernández-Fernández F, Boudichevskaia A, Dunemann F, Stankiewicz-Kosyl M, Gianfranceschi L, Komjanc M, Lateur M, Madduri M, Noordijk Y, van de Weg WE. (2011). Genotyping of pedigreed apple breeding material with a genome-covering set of SSRs: trueness to type of cultivars and their parentages. Molecular Breeding 28. 535–547 .
  • Yohalem, D. & Passey, T. (2011). Amendment of soils with fresh and post-extraction lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) and lavandin (Lavandula×intermedia) reduce inoculum of Verticillium dahliae and inhibit wilt in strawberry.  Appl. Soil Ecol. 49. 187–196 .
  • B. Li, P. Beveridge, W.T. O'Hare, M. Islam. (2011). The estimation of the age of a blood stain using reflectance spectroscopy with a microspectrophotometer, spectral pre-processing and linear discriminant analysis Forensic Science International 212. 198-204.
  • Abu Shamim Mohammad Nahiyan, Yoh-ichi Matsubara, Louisa Robinson Boyer and Peter Jeffries. (2011). PCR-SSCP Analysis of Fusarium Diversity in Asparagus Decline in Japan European Journal of Plant Pathology 130. 197–203.
  • B P J Greenfield. (2011). Environmental parameters affecting tick (Ixodes ricinus) distribution during the summer season in Richmond Park, London Bioscience Horizons (2011) 4 (2). 140-148. doi: 10.1093/biohorizons/hzr016.
  • BERRIE, A., XU, X-M. and JOHNSON, D. (2010). Lower temperatures more effective than atmosphere modification in controlling botrytis and nectria rots in stored apples. Journal of Phytopathology 159. 73-79.
  • XU, X.-M., SALAMA, N., JEFFRIES, P. and JEGER, M. (2010). Numerical studies of biocontrol efficacies of foliar plant pathogens in relation to the characteristics of a biocontrol agent. Phytopathology 100. 814-821.
  • XU, X.-M., ROBINSON, J.D., JEGER, M. & JEFFRIES, P. (2010). Using combinations of biocontrol agents to control Botrytis cinerea on strawberry leaves under fluctuating temperatures. Biocontrol Science and Technology 20. 359-373.
  • Harrison R.J. and Charlesworth B . (2010). Biased gene conversion affects patterns of codon usage and amino acid usage in the Saccharomyces senso-strictu group of yeasts. Mol Biol Evol. 2011 Jan; 28 (1). 117-29.
  • Grant, O.M, Johnson, A.W, Davies, M.J, James, C.M, Simpson, D.W . (2010). Physiological and morphological diversity of cultivated strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) in response to water deficit. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 68 (3) . pp 264-272.
  • Castillo NRF, Reed BM, Graham J, Fernández-Fernández F, Bassil NV . (2010). Microsatellite markers for raspberries and blackberries.  Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 135. 271–278.
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