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Floriculture Biotechnology Publications

Shibuya, K. and D.G. Clark in press. Ethylene: Current status and future directions using transgenic plants to improve flower longevity of ornamental crops. Journal of Crop Improvement.

Nguyen, P., and D.G. Clark in press. Tropical Heat: Breeding new Coleus cultivars at The University of Florida. International Plant Propagators Society Annual Meetings.

Schuurink R.C., M.A. Haring and D.G. Clark 2006. Regulation of volatile benzenoid biosynthesis in petunia flowers. Trends in Plant Science 11:20-25.

Nguyen, P., B. Hamilton, and D.G. Clark 2005. Making coleus better and brighter. Greenhouse Product News 15:68-72.

Jones, M.J., G.B. Chaffin, J.R. Eason, and D.G. Clark 2005. Ethylene-sensitivity regulates proteolytic activity and cysteine protease gene expression in petunia corollas. Journal of Experimental Botany 56:2733-2744.

Underwood, B.A., D.M. Tieman, K. Shibuya, H.M. Loucas, R.J. Dexter, A.J. Simkin, C.A. Sims, E.A. Schmelz, H.J. Klee and D.G. Clark 2005. Ethylene-regulated floral volatile synthesis in petunia corollas. Plant Physiology 138:255-266.

K.C. Snowden, A.J. Simkin, B.J. Janssen, K.R. Templeton, H.M. Loucas, J.L. Simons, S. Karunairetnam, A.P. Gleave, D.G. Clark, and H.J. Klee 2005. The decreased apical dominance1/Petunia hybrida CAROTENOID CLEAVAGE DIOXYGENASE8 gene affects branch production and plays a role in leaf senescence, root growth, and flower development. The Plant Cell 17: 746-759.

Klee H.J. and D.G. Clark 2004. Ethylene signal transduction in fruits and flowers. In: Plant Hormones: Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (3rd ed.). PJ Davies (ed.). Kluwer Academic Publishers. Dordrecht; London. pp. 369-390.

Clark D.G. 2004. Applications of Plant Biotechnology to Ornamental Crops. In Handbook of Plant Biotechnology - Volume 2: Applications of Plant Biotechnology in Agriculture, the Pharmaceutical Industry and Other Industries. John Wiley & Sons Press, London. pp. 863-879.

Chen, J-C, C-Z Jiang, T.E. Gookin, D.A. Hunter, D.G. Clark, M.S. Reid 2004. Chalcone synthase as a reporter in virus-induced gene silencing studies of flower senescence. Plant Molecular Biology 55:521-530.

Simkin, A, B. Underwood, H. Loucas, K. Shibuya, D. Clark, and H. Klee 2004. Circadian regulation of the PhCCD1 Carotenoid Dioxygenase controls emission of beta-ionone, a fragrance volatile of petunia flowers. Plant Physiology 136: 3504-3514.

Shibuya K., K.G. Barry, J.A. Ciardi, H.M. Loucas, B.A. Underwood, S. Nourizadeh, J.R. Ecker, H.J. Klee, and D.G. Clark. 2004. The central role of PhEIN2 in ethylene responses throughout plant development in petunia. Plant Physiology 136:2900-2912

Clark, D., H. Klee and A Dandekar 2004. Despite benefits, commercialization of transgenic horticultural crops lags. California Agriculture 58:89-98.

Clevenger, D.J., J.E. Barrett, H.J. Klee and D.G. Clark 2004. Factors affecting seed production in transgenic ethylene-insensitive petunias. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 129:401-406.

Clark D.G., C. Dervinis, J. Barrett, H. Klee, and M.L. Jones 2004. Drought-induced leaf senescence and horticultural performance of Psag12-IPT Petunias. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 129:93-99.

Barrett J.E., R.K. Schoellhorn, C.A. Bartuska, D.G. Clark, and T.A. Nell. 2003. Uniconazole Application to Container Medium Surface Prior to Planting Bedding Plants. HortScience 38:169-172.

Negre F., C.M. Kish, J. Boatright, B. Underwood, K. Shibuya, C. Wagner, D. Clark and N. Dudareva 2003. Regulation of floral scent emission after pollination in snapdragon and petunia flowers. The Plant Cell 15:2992-3006.

Clark D.G., B. Underwood, K. Shibuya, H. Loucas, D. Tieman, and H. Klee 2003. Microarray Analysis of Floral Senescence in Petunia. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene III. M. Vendrell, H. Klee, J.C. Pech, F. Romojaro (eds.). IOS Press, Amsterdam pp. 137-141.

Ciardi J., K. Barry, K. Shibuya, S. Nourizadeh, J. Ecker, H. Klee and D. Clark 2003. Increased flower longevity in petunia through manipulation of ethylene signaling genes. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene III. M. Vendrell, H. Klee, J.C. Pech, F. Romojaro (eds.). IOS Press, Amsterdam pp. 370-372.

Chang H., M.L. Jones, G. Banowetz and D. Clark 2003. Overproduction of Cytokinins in Petunia Flowers Transformed with Psag12-IPT Delays Corolla Senescence and Decreases Sensitivity to Ethylene. Plant Physiology 132: 2174-2183.

Clark D.G., H. Loucas, K. Shibuya, B. Underwood, K. Barry and J. Jandrew 2003. Biotechnology of Floriculture Crops - Scientific Questions and Real-world Answers. Plant Biotechnology 2002 and Beyond: Proceedings of the 10th International Association of Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology. I.K. Vasil (ed.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht pp. 337-342.

Klee H.J. and D.G. Clark 2002. Manipulation of ethylene synthesis and perception in plants: The ins and outs. HortScience 37:450-452.

Clark D.G., C. Dervinis, J.E. Barrett, D.H. Huber, T.A. Nell and D.G. Clark 2001. Ethylene biosynthesis and sensitivity varies among geranium (Pelargonium Xhortorum Bailey) cultivars. HortTechnology 11:297-302.

Reyes-Arribas, T., J.E. Barrett and T.A. Nell 2001. Leaf senescence in a non-yellowing cultivar of chrysanthemum (Dendranthema grandiflora). Physiologia Plantarum 111:540-544.

Dervinis C., D.G. Clark, J.E. Barrett and T.A. Nell 2000. Effect of pollination and exogenous ethylene on accumulation of ETR1 homolog transcripts during flower petal abscission of geranium (Pelargonium x hortorum L.H. Bailey). Plant Mol. Biol. 42:847-856.

Gubrium E.K., D.G. Clark, J.E. Barrett and T.A. Nell 2000. Horticultural performance of transgenic ethylene insensitive petunias. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 125:277-281.

Clark D.G., E.K. Gubrium, H.J. Klee, J.E. Barrett and T.A. Nell 1999. Root formation in ethylene insensitive plants. Plant Physiology 121:53-59.

Clark, D.G., C. Richards and K. Brown. 1999. Characterization of circadian-regulated mRNAs encoding glycine-rich RNA binding proteins in Pelargonium Xhortorum. Physiologia Plantarum 106:409-414.

Clark D.G., H.J. Klee, J.E. Barrett and T.A. Nell. 1999. Horticultural performance of ethylene insensitive petunias. Proceedings of the European Union TMR-Euroconference Programme "Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene II". Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht. pp. 357-363.

Million J.B., J.E. Barrett, T.A. Nell, and D.G. Clark. 1999. Inhibiting Growth of Flowering Crops with Ancymidol and Paclobutrazol in Subirrigation Water. HortScience 34:1099-1102.

Million J.B., J.E. Barrett, T.A. Nell, and D.G. Clark. 1999. Paclobutrazol Distribution following Application to Two Media as Determined by Bioassay. HortScience 34:1103-1105.

Million J.B., J.E. Barrett, T.A. Nell, and D.G. Clark. 1998. Influence of pine bark on the efficacy of different growth retardants applied as a drench. HortScience 33:1030-1031.

Million J.B., J.E. Barrett, T.A. Nell, and D.G. Clark. 1998. Influence of media components on efficacy of paclobutrazol in inhibiting growth of broccoli and petunia. HortScience 33:852-856.

Clark D.G., C. Richards, Z. Hilioti, S. Lind-Iversen, and K. Brown. 1997. Effect of pollination on accumulation of ACC synthase and ACC oxidase transcripts, ethylene production and flower petal abscission in geranium (Pelargonium Xhortorum L.H. Bailey). Plant. Mol. Biol. 34:855-865.

Wilkinson J.Q., M.B. Lanahan, D.G. Clark, A.B. Bleecker, C. Chang, E.M. Meyerowitz, H.J. Klee. 1997. A dominant mutant receptor from Arabidopsis confers ethylene insensitivity in heterologous plants. Nature Biotechnology 15:444-447.