Palta_Publications

Palta Publications

  1. Mechanism of Freezing Injury and Cold Acclimation
  2. Mechanism of Transport of Water and Non Electrolytes and Study of Plant Cell
  3. Calcium Nutrition and Quality of Potatoes and Other Crops
  4. Discovery of Natural Lipid as Novel Regulators: Fruit Ripening and Senescence
  5. Cranberry Cold Hardiness
  6. Potato Breeding and Genetics
  7. Other Refereed Publications

 

A.  MECHANISM OF FREEZING INJURY AND COLD ACCLIMATION

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS AND SYMPOSIA PROCEEDINGS

  1. Palta, J.P., Levitt, J., and Stadelmann, E.J. 1977. Freezing injury in onion bulb cells. I.Evaluation of the conductivity method and analysis of ion and sugar efflux from injured cells. Plant Physiol. 60:393-397.
  2. Palta, J.P., Levitt, J. and Stadelmann, E.J. 1977. Freezing injury to onion bulb cells.  II.  Post thawing injury or recovery. Plant Physiol. 60:398-40l.
  3. Palta, J.P., Levitt, J. and Stadelmann, E.J. 1977. Freezing tolerance of onion bulbs and significance of freeze-induced tissue infiltration. Cryobiology 14:614-619.
  4. Palta, J.P., Levitt, J., Stadelmann, E.J. and Burke, M.J. 1977. Dehydration of onion cells: A comparison of freezing vs. desiccation and living vs. dead cells. Physiologia Plantarum 41:273-279. 
  5. Palta, J.P., Levitt, J. and Stadelman, E.J. 1978. Plant viability assay. Invited paper at the Symposium on “Viability Assays” held at annual meetings of International Soc. of Cryobiol. Minneapolis, MN. Cryobiology 15:249-255.
  6. Li, P.H. and Palta, J.P. 1978. Frost hardening and freezing stress in tuber bearing Solanum species.  In:  “Recent Advances in Plant Cold Hardiness and Freezing Stress:  Mechanism and Crop Implications”. (P.H. Li and A. Sakai eds.) Acad. Press N.Y. p. 49-71.
  7. Palta, J.P. and Li, P.H. 1978. Cell membrane properties in relation to freezing injury.  In: “Recent Advances in Plant Cold Hardiness Freezing Stress: Mechanism and Crop Implications”.  Acad. Press N.Y. pp.93-115.
  8. Li, P.H., Palta, J.P. and Chen, H.H. 1979. Freezing stress in potato. In: Low Temperature Stress in Crop Plants: Role of Cell Membranes. (J. Lyons, D. Graham and J. Raison eds.).  Acad. Press N.Y. p. 291-303.
  9. Palta, J.P. and Li, P.H. 1979.  Frost hardiness in relation to leaf anatomy and natural distribution of Solanum species.  Crop Science. 19:665-671.
  10. Li, P.H., Palta, J.P. and Chen, H.H. 1979. Freezing stress in potato. In: Low Temperature Stress in Crop Plants: Role of Cell Membranes. (J. Lyons, D. Graham and J. Raison eds.).  Acad. Press N.Y. p. 291-303.
  11. Palta, J.P. and Li, P.H.  1980. Alterations in membrane transport properties by freezing injury in herbaceous plants: Evidence against rupture theory. Physiologia Plantarum 50:169-175.
  12. Li, P.H., Palta, J.P. and Hawkes, J.G. 1980. Interrelationship between frost hardiness and elevation of genotype origin. Amer. Potato J. 57:184-185.
  13. Huner, N.P.A., Palta, J.P., Li, P.H. and Carter, J.V. 1981. Comparison of the structure and function of ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase-oxygenase from a cold-hardy and nonhardy potato species. Canad. J. Biochem. 59:280-289. 
  14. Huner, N.P.A. ,Palta, J.P. , Li, P.H. , and Carter, J.V. 1981. Anatomical changes in leaves of puma rye in response to growth at cold-hardening temperatures. Bot. Gaz. 142(1): 55-62.
  15. Li, P.H., Huner, N.P.A., Toivio-Kinnucan, M., Chen, H.H. and Palta, J.P. 1981. Potato freezing injury and survival, and their relationships to other stresses. Amer. Potato J. 58:15-29.
  16. Palta, J.P., Chen, H.H. and Li, P.H. 1981.  Relationship between heat and frost resistance of several potato species:  Effect of cold adaptation on heat resistance.  Bot. Gaz. 142:311-314.
  17. Palta, J.P., Jensen, K.G. and Li, P.H. 1982. Cell membrane alterations following a slow freeze thaw cycle: ion leakage, injury and recovery. In: “Plant Cold Hardiness and Freezing Stress, Volume 2.” (P.H. Li and A. Sakai eds.), Acad. Press, N.Y. pp. 221-242. 
  18. Arora, R. and Palta, J.P. 1986. Protoplasmic swelling as a symptom of freezing injury in onion bulb cells: Its simulation in extracellular KCl and prevention by calcium. Plant Physiol 82:625-629.
  19. Wheeler, R.M., Steffen, K.L., Tibbitts, T.W. and Palta, J.P.  1986.  Utilization of potatoes for life support systems in space. II.  Effects of temperature under 24h and 12h photoperiods. Am. Potato J.  63:639-647.
  20. Steffen, K.L. and Palta, J.P.  1986.  Effect of light on photo synthetic capacity during cold acclimation in a cold-sensitive and cold-tolerant potato species.  Physiol. Plant.  66:353-359.
  21. Steffen, K.L. and Palta, J.P. 1987. Acclimation of light harvesting and light utilization capacities in response to growth temperature. In Progress in Photosynthesis Research (J. Biggens ed.) Martinus Nijhoff Publ. Vol. IV. 2:111-114.
  22. Steffen, K. L. and Palta, J.P. 1987. Photosynthesis as a key process in plant response to low temperature:  Alteration during low temperature acclimation and impairment during incipient freeze thaw injury.  In:  Plant Cold Hardiness (P.H. Li. ed). R. Liss Inc. pp. 67-99.
  23. Iswari, S. and Palta, J.P. 1988. Plasma membrane H+ATPase as a site of functional alteration during cold acclimation and freezing injury. In Low Temperature Stress Physiology of Crops (P.H. Li ed.) CRC Press Inc. pp. 123-137.
  24. Arora, R. and Palta, J.P. 1988. In vivo perturbation of membrane-associated calcium by freeze-thaw stress in onion bulb cells: Simulation of this perturbation in extracellular KCl and alleviation by calcium. Plant Physiol. 87:622-628.
  25. Abdallah, A.Y. and Palta, J.P.  1989.  Changes in the freezing stress resistance of the cranberry leaf, flower bud and fruit during growth and development.  Acta Hort. 241:273-276.
  26. Steffen, K.L. and Palta, J.P. 1989. Light stress following a frost episode influences the frost tolerance of a wild potato species.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 114:656-661.
  27. Sutinen, M., Rybarczyk, S.J. and Palta, J.P.  1989.  Seasonal changes in polar lipid fatty acid composition coincide with changes in freezing stress resistance in pine needles.  In Current Topics in Plant Biochem. Physiol. (Randall, D.D. and Blevins, D.G. eds.) 8:286.
  28. Steffen, K.L. and Palta, J.P. 1989. Growth and development temperature influences level of tolerance to high light stress. Plant Physiol. 91:1558-1561.
  29. Steffen, K.L., Arora, R. and Palta, J.P. 1989. Relative sensitivity of photosynthesis and respiration to a freeze-thaw stress: Role of realistic freeze thaw protocol. Plant Physiol. 89:1372-1379.
  30. Iswari, S. and Palta, J.P. 1989 Plasma membrane ATPase as a key site of alteration by freeze-thaw stress. Role in recovery and progressive injury. In Biochemistry and Physiology of Environmental Stress in Plants (J. Cherry ed.) NATO ASI Series 19:259-165.
  31. Iswari, S. and Palta, J.P. 1989. Plasma membrane ATPase following reversible and irreversible freezing injury. Plant Physiol. 90:1088-95.
  32. Palta, J.P. 1989. Plasma membrane ATPase as a key site of perturbation in response to freeze-thaw stress. Current Topics in Plant Biochem. Physiol. (Randall, D.D. and Blevins, D.G. eds.) 8:41-68.
  33. Arora, R. and Palta, J.P. 1989.  Perturbation of membrane calcium as a molecular mechanism of freezing injury. In Biochemistry and Physiology of Environmental Stress in Plants (J. Cherry Ed.) NATO ASI Series 19:281-290. 
  34. Palta, J.P. 1990. Stress interactions at membrane and cellular levels. HortSci 25:1377-1381.
  35. Arora, R. and Palta, J.P. 1991. A loss in the plasma membrane ATPase activity and its recovery coincides with incipient freeze-thaw injury and post-thaw recovery in onion bulb scale tissue. Plant Physiol. 95:846-852. 
  36. Palta, J.P. 1991.  Mechanisms for obtaining freezing stress resistance in herbaceous plants.  In Plant Breeding in the 1990’s (Stalker, H.T. and Murphy, J.P. eds.).  CAB Int. Pub. pp. 219-250.
  37. Sulc, M.R., Albrecht, K.A., Palta, J.P. and Duke, S.H. 1991. Leakage of intercellular substance from alfalfa roots at varying subfreezing temperatures. Crop Sci. 331:1575-1578.
  38. Saavedra, J.A., Stang, E.J. and Palta, J.P.  1992.  First year effects of a G.A. synthesis inhibitor on growth, photosynthesis, ethylene, freezing tolerance and some fruit characteristics in apple trees.  Proc. 18th Ann. Meetings Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer. (In Press).
  39. Suntinen, M.L., Palta, J.P. and Reich, P.B. 1992. Seasonal differences in freezing stress resistance of needles of Pinus nigra and Pinus resinosa: evaluation of the electrolyte leakage method. Tree Physiol. 11(3):241-254.
  40. Palta, J.P. and Weiss, L.S. 1992. Ice formation and freezing injury: An overview on the survival mechanisms and molecular aspects of injury and cold acclimation in herbaceous plants. In Advances in Plant Cold Hardiness. P.H. Li (ed). CRC Press Inc. Boca Raton. FL. pp. 141-174.
  41. Palta, J.P. and Simon, G.  1992.  Breeding potential for improvement of freezing stress resistance:  Genetic separation of freezing tolerance, freezing avoidance and capacity to cold acclimate.  In Advances in Plant Cold Hardiness.  Li, P.H. and L. Christersson (eds.) CRC Boca Raton, FL. pp. 299-310.
  42. Palta, J.P., Whitaker, B.A. and Weiss, L.S. 1993. Plasma membrane lipids associated with genetic variability in freezing tolerance and cold acclimation of Solanum species. Plant Physiol. 103:793-803.
  43. Palta, J.P., Weiss, L.S., Harbage, J.F., Bamberg, J.B. and Stone, J.M. 1993. Molecular mechanisms of freeze-thaw injury and cold acclimation in herbaceous plants: Merging physiological and genetic approaches. In Interacting stresses on Plants in a Changing Climate (M.B. Jackson and C.Black eds.) NATO ASI Series Vol I16. Springer Verlag. Berlin. pp. 659-680. 
  44. Teutonico, R.A., Palta, J.P. and Osborn, T.C. 1993. In vitro freezing stress resistance in relation to winter survival of rapeseed cultivars. Crop Sci. 33:103-107. 
  45. Stone, J.M., Palta, J.P., Bamberg, J.B., Weiss, L.S. and Harbage, J.F.  1993.  Inheritance of freezing resistance in tuber-bearing Solanum species:  Evidence for independent genetic control of nonacclimated freezing tolerance and cold acclimation capacity.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 90-7869-7873.
  46. Bamberg, J.B., Hanneman, R.E. Jr., Palta, J.P. 1994. Accessing disomic 4 X (2EBN) potato species germplasm via hybridization with Solanum commersonii Dunal. Genome 37:866-870. 
  47. Palta, J.P. 1994. Sorting genes controlling freezing stress resistance: Strategy for moving desired traits by merging physiological and genetic approaches. In Biochemical and Cellular Mechanisms of Stress Tolerance in Plants (J. Cherry, ed.) NATO ASI series Vol H86. Springer Verlag, Berlin. pp. 569-586. 
  48. Steffen, K.L., Wheeler, R.M., Arora, R., Palta, J.P. and Tibbitts, T.W. 1995. Balancing photosynthetic light-harvesting and light-utilization capacities in potato leaf tissue during acclimation to different growth temperatures. Physiol. Plant. 94:51-56. 
  49. Teutonico, R.A., Yandell, B., Satagoyan, J.M., Ferreira, M.E., Palta, J.P. and Osborn, T.C. 1995. Genetic analysis and mapping of genes controlling freezing tolerance in oilseed Brassica.  J. Mol. Breed. 1:329-339.
  50. Kleinhenz, M.K., Bamberg, J.B. and Palta, J.P. 1995. Use of stomatal index as a marker to screen backcross populations of two wild potato species segregating for freezing tolerance. Am. Potato J. 72:243-250. 
  51. Sessler, A.M., Kaur, N., Palta, J.P. and Ntambi, J.M.  1996.  Regulation of Stearoyl-CoA Desaturase 1 mRNA Stability by Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in 3T3-L1 Adipocytes.  J. Biol. Chem. 271:29854-29858.
  52. Vega, S.E., Bamberg, J.B. and Palta, J.P. 1996. Potential for improving freezing stress tolerance of wild potato germplasm by supplemental calcium fertilization. Amer. Potato J. 73:397-409. 
  53. Palta, J.P., Bamberg, J.B., Chen, Y-K., Vega, S.E., Weis, L.S., and Karlsson, B.H. 1997. Understanding the genetic control of freezing stress resistance using potato species as a model system.  In Plant Cold Hardiness:  Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Physiology (P.H. Li, H.H. Chen Eds).  Plenum Press pp. 67-75. 
  54. Chen, Y-K.H., Palta, J.P., Bamberg, J.B., Kim, H., Haberlach, G.T., and Helgeson, J.P. 1998. Expression of nonacclimated freezing tolerance and cold acclimation capacity in somatic hybrids  between hardy wild Solanum species and cultivated potatoes. Euphytica 107(1):1-8.
  55. Chen, Y.-K. H., Palta, J.P.and Bamberg, J.B. 1999.  Freezing tolerance and tuber production in selfed and backcross progenies derived from somatic hybrids between Solanum tuberosum L. and S. commersonii Dun. Theor. Appl. Genet. 99:100-107. 
  56. Chen, Y.-K. H., Bamberg, J.B. and Palta, J.P.  1999.  Expression of freezing tolerance in the interspecific F1 and somatic hybrids of potatoes.  Theor Appl Genet 98: 995-1004. 
  57. Karlsson, B.H. and Palta, J.P. 1999.  Expression of heat-stable and putative dehydrin proteins during nonacclimated and cold-acclimated conditions in several tuber-bearing Solanum species. J. Amer. Soc.  Hort. Sci 124(3):245-251. 
  58. Workmaster, B.A. and Palta, J.P.  1999.  Ice nucleation and propagation in cranberry uprights and fruit using infrared video thermography. J. Amer. Soc.  Hort. Sci . 124:619-625. 
  59. Carputo, D., Cardi, T., Palta, J.P., Sirianni, P., Vega, S., and Frusciante, L. 2000.  Tolerance to low temperatures and tuber soft rot in hybrids between Solanum commersonii and Solanum tuberosumobtained through manipulation of ploidy and endosperm balance number (EBN).  Plant Breeding 119:127-130.
  60. Vega, S.E., Palta, J.P. and Bamberg, J.B.. 2000.  Variability in the Rate of Cold Acclimation and Deacclimation among Tuber-bearing Solanum (Potato) Species. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 125(2):205-211.
  61. Sutinen, M.-L., Arora, R., Wisniewski, M., Ashworth, E., Strimbeck, R. and Palta, J.P. 2001.  Mechanisms of frost survival and freeze-damage in nature.  Conifer Cold Hardiness (J. Bigras, S. Colombo eds.) Kluwer Acad. Press 89-120.
  62. Wisniewski, M., Fuller, M., Glenn, D.M., Palta, J.P., Carter, J., Gusta, L., Griffith, M. and Duman, J. 2001.  Factors involved in ice nucleation and propagation in plants:  An overview based on new insights gained from the use of infrared thermography.  Icel. Agri. Sci. 14, 41-47. 
  63. Kole, C., Thormann, C.E., Karlsson, B.H., Palta, J.P., Gaffney, P., Yandell, B. and Osborn, T.C. (2002)  Comparative mapping and loci controlling winter survival and related traits in oilseed Brassica rapa and B. napus.  Molecular Breeding, 9:201-210.
  64. Stier J.C, Filiault D.L., Wisniewski M. and Palta J.P. (2003) Visualization of freezing progression in turfgrasses using infrared video thermography. Crop Sci. (43):415-420. (FULL TEXT)
  65. Vega, S.E., del Rio, A.H., Jung, G., Bamberg, J.B. and Palta, J.P. (2003) Marker-Assisted genetic analysis of non-acclimated  freezing tolerance and cold acclimation capacity in a backcross Solanum population.  Amer J. of Potato Res. Vol. 80:359-369. 
  66. Vega, S.E., del Rio, A.H., Bamberg, J.B.,  and Palta, J.P. 2004. Evidence for the upregulation of stearoyl-ACP (∆9) desaturase gene expression during cold acclimation. American J of Potato Research 81:125-135
  67. Bamberg J.B., Palta, J.P. and Vega, S. E. 2005. Solanum commersonii cyptoplasm does not improve Freezing Tolerance in substitution backcross hybrids with Frost-Sensitive Potato Species. Amer J of Potato Res 82:21-24. 
  68. Workmaster, B.A. and Palta, J.P. 2006. Shifts in bud and leaf hardiness during spring growth and development of the cranberry upright: Regrowth potential as an indicator of hardiness. J. Amer. Soc. Horti.Sci 131:327-337.

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS AND GROWER MEETING PROCEEDINGS

  1. Palta, J.P. and Workmaster, B.A.  1996.  Tolerance of cranberry plant to low temperature and flooding stress:  Developing strategies for sprinkler frost protection and management of crop during overwintering.  Cranberry Agri. Res. 1995 Progress Reports (Distributed to Cranberry researchers in the U.S.)
  2. Workmaster, B.A. and Palta, J.P.  1996.  Developing strategies for frost protection and crop management during spring and fall.  Wisc. State Cran. Growers Assoc.  Summer Mtg and Field Day pp. 16-18.
  3. Workmaster, B.A. and Palta, J.P.  1997.  Understanding cranberry frost hardiness. Proceedings of the Wisc. Cran. School.  8:  40-45.
  4. Workmaster, B.A. A., Palta, J.P. and Roper, T.R. 1997. Terminology for cranberry bud development and growth. The National Cranberry Magazine  Cranberries 61(1):11-14.
  5. Palta, J.P.  1997.  Tolerance of cranberry plant to low temperature and flooding stress:Developing strategies for sprinkler frost protection and management of crop during overwintering.  Cranberry Agri. Res. 1996 Progress Reports (Distributed to Cranberry researchers in the U.S.)
  6. Workmaster, B.A. and Palta, J.P..  1998.  Understanding Cranberry Frost and Winter Hardiness. Proceedings of the Wisc. Cran. School. 9:57-65.
  7. Workmaster B.A. and Palta J.P. 2000. Fall to winter cranberry plant hardiness. Proceedings of Wisconsin Cranberry School. v. 11, p 1-9.
  8. Workmaster B.A., J.P. Palta and Wisniewski M. 2000. Observing how cranberry plants freeze. Cranberries. Feb issue p 14-18. 

B.  MECHANISM OF TRANSPORT OF WATER AND NON ELECTROLYTES AND STUDY OF PLANT CELL

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS AND SYMPOSIA PROCEEDINGS

  1. Palta, J.P. and Stadelmann, E.J.  1977. The effect of turgor pressure on water permeability of Allium cepa epidermis cell Membranes. J. Memb. Biol. 33:231-247.
  2. Gomez Lepe, B.E., Lee Stadelmann, O.Y., Palta, J.P. and Stadelmann, E.J. 1979. Effects of octylguanidine on protoplasmic properties of Allium cepa epidermal cells. Plant Physiol. 64:131-138.
  3. Palta, J.P. and Stadelmann, E.J. 1980.  On simultaneous transport of water and solute through plant cell membranes: Evidence for absence of solvent drag effect and insensitivity of the reflection coefficient.  Physiologia Plantarum 50:83-90. 
  4. Palta, J.P. and Li, P.H.  1980. Alterations in membrane transport properties by freezing injury in herbaceous plants: Evidence against rupture theory. Physiologia Plantarum 50:169-175. 
  5. Palta, J.P. and Lee-Stadelmann, O.Y. 1983. Vacuolated plant cells as ideal osmometer: Reversibility and limits of plasmolysis, and estimation of protoplasm volume in control and water-stress-tolerant cells.  Plant Cell and Environ. 6:60l-610. 
  6. Smith, M.A.L., Palta, J.P. and McCown, B.H. 1984.  The measurement of isotonicity and maintenance of osmotic balance in plant protoplast manipulations.  Plant Sci. Lett. 33:249-255. 
  7. Arora, R. and Palta, J.P. 1986. Protoplasmic swelling as a symptom of freezing injury in onion bulb cells: Its simulation in extracellular KCl and prevention by calcium. Plant Physiol 82:625-629.
  8. Arora, R. and Palta, J.P. 1988. In vivo perturbation of membrane-associated calcium by freeze-thaw stress in onion bulb cells: Simulation of this perturbation in extracellular KCl and alleviation by calcium. Plant Physiol. 87:622-628. (FULL TEXT)
  9. Smith, M.A.L., Palta, J.P., McCown, B.H. and Steffen, K.L.  1989.  Plasmolytic behavior of donor cell may affect protoplast response.  Physiol. Plant 76:201-204. 

C.  CALCIUM NUTRITION AND QUALITY OF POTATOES AND OTHER CROPS

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS AND SYMPOSIA PROCEEDINGS

  1. Kratzke, M.G. and Palta, J.P.  1985.  Evidence for the existence of functional roots on potato tubers and stolons:  Significance in water transport to the tuber.  Amer. Potato J.  62:227-236.
  2. Kratzke, M.G. and Palta, J.P.  1986.  Calcium accumulation in potato tubers:  Role of the basal roots. HortSci. 21:1022-1024.
  3. Struckmeyer, B.E. and Palta, J.P.  1986.  Anatomical evidence for the existence of roots on potato tubers and stolons.  Amer. Potato J. 63:57-60. 
  4. Arora, R. and Palta, J.P. 1986. Protoplasmic swelling as a symptom of freezing injury in onion bulb cells: Its simulation in extracellular KCl and prevention by calcium. Plant Physiol 82:625-629
  5. Arora, R. and Palta, J.P. 1988. In vivo perturbation of membrane-associated calcium by freeze-thaw stress in onion bulb cells: Simulation of this perturbation in extracellular KCl and alleviation by calcium. Plant Physiol. 87:622-628.
  6. Arora, R. and Palta, J.P 1989. Perturbation of membrane calcium as a molecular mechanism of freezing injury. In Biochemistry and Physiology of Environmental Stress in Plants (J. Cherry Ed.) NATO ASI Series 19:281-290.
  7. Kratzke, M.G. and Palta, J.P.  1992.  Variations in stolon length and in incidence of tuber roots among eight potato cultivars.  Amer. Potato J. 69:561-570.
  8. Bamberg, J.B., Palta, J.P., Peterson, L.A., Martin, M. and Krueger, A.R. 1993. Screening tuber bearing Solanum (potato) species germplasm for efficient accumulation of tuber calcium. Amer. Potato J. 70: 219-226. 
  9. Palta, J.P. 1996. Role of calcium in plant responses to stresses: Linking basic research to the solution of practical problems. HortSci 31:51-57.
  10. Tawfik, A.A., Kleinhenz, M.D. and Palta, J.P. 1996. Application of calcium and nitrogen for mitigating heat stress effects on potatoes. Amer. Potato J. 73:261-273.
  11. Quintana, J.M., Harrison, H.C., Nienhuis, J. and Palta, J.P. 1996. Variation in calcium concentration among sixty S1 families and four cultivars of snap bean (Phaseolus culgaris L.) J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 121(5):789-793.(FULL TEXT) 
  12. Vega, S.E., Bamberg, J.B. and Palta, J.P. 1996. Potential for improving freezing stress tolerance of wild potato germplasm by supplemental calcium fertilization. Amer. Potato J. 73:397-409. 
  13. Bamberg, J.B., Palta, J.P., Peterson, L.A., Martin, M. and Krueger, A.R. 1998.  Fine screening of potato (Solanum) species germplasm for tuber calcium.  Amer. J. Potato Res. 75:181-186. 
  14. Kleinhenz, M.D., Palta, J.P., Gunter, C.G. and Kelling, Keith A.  1999.  Impact of source and timing of calcium and nitrogen applications on ‘Atlantic’ potato tuber calcium concentrations and internal quality.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 124(5):498-506.
  15. Quintana, J.M., H.C. Harrison, J. Nienhuis, J.P. Palta, and K. Kmiecik. 1999.  Differences in pod Ca concentration for eight snap bean and dry bean cultivars.  Hort Sci. 34:932-934. 
  16. Quintana, J.M., H.C. Harrison, J. Nienhuis, J.P. Palta, K. Kmiecik and E. Miglioranza. 1999. Comparison of pod calcium concentration between two snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) populations.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 124:273-276.
  17. Quintana, J.M., H.C. Harrison, J.P. Palta, J. Nienhuis, and K. Kmiecik. 1999.  Calcium fertilizers fail to affect pod calcium concentration and yield of four snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) cultivars.  Hort Science 34:646-647.
  18. Quintana, J.M., H.C. Harrison, J.P. Palta, J. Nienhuis, K. Kmiecik and E. Miglioranza. 1999. Xylem flow rate differences are associated with genetic variation in snap bean pod calcium concentration.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 124:488-491.
  19. Quintana, J.M., H.C. Harrison, J.P. Palta, J. Nienhuis, K. Kmiecik and E. Miglioranza. 2001. Stomatal density and calcium concentration of six snapbean cultivars.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 126:110-114.
  20. Kleinhenz M.D. and Palta J.P. (2002) Root zone calcium modulates the response of potato plants to heat stress. Physiol Plant. (115):111-118. 
  21. Karlsson, H. Bjorn and J.P. Palta. 2003. Enhancing tuber calcium by in-season calcium application can reduce tuber bruising during mechanical harvest. Proc. XXVI IHC─ Potatoes − Healthy Food for Humanity (Ed. R. Y. Yada). Acta Hort. 619: 285-291. 
  22. Ozgen S., J.P. Palta, Kleinhenz, M.D. 2003. Influence of supplemental calcium fertilization on potato tuber size and tuber number. Proc. XXVI IHC─ Potatoes − Healthy Food for Humanity (Ed. R. Y. Yada). Acta Hort. 619: 329-336.
  23. Ozgen, S. and Palta, J.P. 2005. Supplemental calcium application influences potato tuber number and size. Hort Sci. 40:102-105.
  24. Ozgen, S., B.H. Karlsson and Palta, J.P. 2006. Response of potatoes (cv.Russet Burbank) to supplemental calcium and nitrogen application under filed conditions: tuber calcium, yield and internal quality. Am. J. or Potato Res. 83:195-206.
  25. Karlsson, B.H., Palta, J.P. and Crump, P.M. 2006 Enhancing tuber calcium may reduce incidence of black spot bruise injury in potatoes. Hort. Sci. 41:1213-1221. 
  26. Busse, J.S. and Palta, J.P. 2006. Investigating the in vivo calcium transport path to developing tuber using 45Ca: a new concept in potato nutrition. Physiol. Plant. 128:313-323. (Cover Page)
  27. Vega, S.E., Palta, J.P. and Bamberg, J.B. 2006. Exploiting cultivated germplasm to breed for enhanced tuber calcium accumulation ability. Amer. J. Potato Res. 83:136.
  28. Vega, S.E., Palta, J.P. and Bamberg, J.B. 2006. Root calcium can modulte GA induced tuberization signal. Amer. J. Potato Res. 83:135.
  29. Busse, J.S., S. Ozgen and Palta, J.P. 2008. Influence of Root Zone Calcium on Subapical Necrosis in Potato Shoot Cultures: Localization of Injury at the Tissue and Cellular Levels Physiol. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 133(5):653–662. 
  30. Ozgen, S., Busse, J.S. and J.P. Palta. 2011. Influence of root zone calcium on shoot tip necrosis and apical dominance of potato shoot: simulation of this disorder by ethylene glycol tetra acetic acid and prevention by strontium. HortScience 46:1358-1362

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS AND GROWER MEETING PROCEEDINGS

  1. Palta, J.P. and Kratzke, M.G.  1988.  Enhancing tuber calcium uptake.  Spudman #4, p.8.
  2. Palta, J.P.  1989.  Spoonfeeding tubers during bulking:  A new concept in potato nutrition.  The Badger Common’tator.  41(5):27.
  3. Palta, J.P., Simpson, H., Weiss, L., Weis, G. and Bowen, B.  1990.  Spoonfeeding tubers at bulking:  A new concept in potato nutrition.  Proc. Wisc. Ann. Potato Meetings.  pp. 11-14.
  4. Palta, J.P., Tawfik, A.A. and Weiss, L.A.  1992.  Calcium management trials with potatoes. Proc. Wis. Ann. Potato Mtg., Univ. Wisc.-Madison. pp. 31-37.
  5. Palta, J.P., Tawfik, A.A. and Weiss, L.S. 1993.  Spoon feeding tubers at bulking:  a practical mean for enhancing potato tuber quality and yield. Proc. Wis. Ann. Potato Mtg., Univ. Wisc.-Madison. pp. 6:117-122.
  6. Tawfik, Ahmed A. , Palta, Jiwan P. 1993. Calcium and Nitrogen nutrition alleviates heat  stress effect on potato growth. Proceedings of WI Ann. Potato Meet. pp. 123-130.
  7. Palta, J.P. 1994.  Spoonfeeding potatoes during bulking:  The Badger Common’tator. 46(10):14-15.
  8. Kleinhenz, M.D., James, V.R., Stevenson, W.R. and Palta, J.P. 1995.  Calcium application increases potato tuber medullary tissue calcium concentration and may reduce the incidence and severity of seed piece decay due to Erwinia carotovora. . Proc. Wis. ann. Potato Mtg., Univ. Wisc.-Madison  8:27.
  9. Kleinhenz, M.D., Gunter, C.C. and Palta, J.P. 1995.  Enhancing tuber calcium concentration through calcium application may reduce the incidence of internal brown spot and hollow heart. . Proc. Wis. ann. Potato Mtg., Univ. Wisc.-Madison. pp.8:215-216.
  10. Gunter, C.C., Kleinhenz, M.D. and Palta, J.P.  1996.  Reducing seed piece decay with calcium. Proc. Wisc. Annual Potato Meetings 9:23-27.
  11. Kleinhenz, M.D., Gunter, C.L. and Palta, J.P. 1996.  Calcium and nitrogen nutrition effects on potato tuber calcium levels and internal quality.  Proc. Wisc. Annual Potato Meetings 9:29-40.
  12. Palta, J.P.  1997.  The calcium update:  Impact of calcium nutrition on tuber quality and yield. Proc. Wisc. Annual Potato Meetings 10:217-226. 
  13. Gunter, C.C. and Palta, J.P.  1997.  Calcium applications during seed tuber production: Effects on seed piece quality and growth the following season. Proc. Wisc. Annual Potato Meetings 10:27-32.
  14. Palta, J.P. 1997.  The calcium update:  Impact of calcium nutrition on tuber quality and yield. The Badger Common’tator.  Aug. Issue, 1997. pp 25-42. 
  15. Gunter, C.C. and Palta, J.P.  1998.  Supplemental calcium applications during seed tuber production:  Effects on seed piece performance during subsequent growing season. Proc. Wisc. Annual Potato Meetings 11:41-50.
  16. Gunter, Christopher C. and Palta, Jiwan P. 1998. Calcium’s Effect on Potato Quality and Storability: Can raising seed tuber tissue calcium improve its performance?  The Badger Common’tater. pp.15-20. 
  17. Palta, J., Ozgen, S., Gunter, C. and Karlsson, B. 1998.  Response of potatoes (cv. Russet Burbank) to supplemental calcium applications:  Tuber yield and internal quality. Proc. Wisc. Annual Potato Meetings 11:51. 
  18. Palta, J.  1999.  The calcium kick:  Improving potato quality begins with supplemental application.  July. Potato Grower Magazine 
  19. Ozgen, S., Palta, J., Karlsson, B., and Gunter, C.. 1999.  Response of Potato (cv. Russet Burbank) to supplemental calcium applications:  Tuber yield, internal quality and tuber calcium concentration. Proc. Wisc. Annual Potato Meetings 12:139-146. 
  20. Gunter, C.C. and Palta, J.P.  1999.  Raising Seed Tuber Calcium May Impact Its Quality and Performance.  Proc. Wisc. Annual Potato Meetings 12:105-116. 
  21. Karlsson, B., Palta, J., Ozgen, S., and Gunter, C. 1999.  Response of Atlantic to Supplemental Calcium Applications During 1997 and 1998 Seasons:  Tuber yield, internal quality and tuber calcium concentration. Wis. Annual Potato Meetings  12:117-126. 
  22. Karlsson, B., Palta, J., Ozgen, S., and Gunter, C.. 1999.  Response of Potato Cultivars (Burbank, Norland, Snowden and Superior) to Supplemental Calcium Applications During 1997 and 1998 Seasons:  Tuber yield, internal quality and tuber calcium concentration. Wis. Annual Potato Meetings  12:127-138. 
  23. Christopher C. Gunter, and Jiwan P. Palta, 2000.  Calcium application at preemergence and during bulking may improve tuber quality and grade. Proceedings of Wisconsin Annual Potato Meetings 2000 v.13 p.415-431. 
  24. Bjorn H. Karlsson, Jiwan P. Palta, Senay Ozgen and  Gunter, Christopher C. 2000. Response of Atlantic supplement calcium applications during 1998 and 1999 seasons: Tuber yield, internal quality, bruising and tuber calcum concentrations. Proceedings of Wisconsin Potato Meetings 2000 v.13 p.311-332. (FULL TEXT)
  25. Bjorn H. Karlsson, Jiwan P. Palta, Senay Ozgen and Gunter, Christopher C. 2000. Response of Norland, Snowden and Superior potato cultivars to supplement calcium applications during 1998 and 1999 seasons: Tuber yield, internal quality, bruising and tuber calcum concentrations. Proceedings of Wisconsin Potato Meetings 2000 v.13 p.333-352. 
  26. Ozgen, S. , J.P. Palta, B.H. Karlsson, and Gunter, C.C. 2000. Response of Potato (cv. Russet Burbank) to supplement calcium applications during 1998 and 1999 seasons: Tuber yield, internal quality, bruising and tuber calcium concentrations. Proceedings of Wisconsin Potato Meetings 2000 v.13 p.431-440.
  27. Karlsson, B., Palta, J., Ozgen, S. and Gunter, C. 2001.  Response of Potato cultivars (Atlantic, Norland, Snowden and Superior) to supplemental calcium nitrate applications during 1999 and 2000 seasons:  Bruising, tuber yield, internal quality and tuber calcium concentration.  Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 14:103-114
  28. Karlsson, B., Palta, JP., Ozgen, S. and Gunter, C. 2001.  Response of Potato cultivars (Atlantic, Norland, Snowden and Superior) to supplemental calcium nitrate applications during 1999 and 2000 seasons:  Bruising, tuber yield, internal quality and tuber calcium concentration.  Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 14:103-114
  29. Karlsson, B., Palta, J., Gunter, C. and Ozgen, S. 2001.    Response of Russet Burbank to supplemental calcium applications during 1999 and 2000 seasons:  Bruising, yield, internal quality and tuber calcium concentrations. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 14:115-124
  30. Ozgen, S., Palta, J., Gunter, C. and Karlsson, B. 2001.  Impact of source and timing of calcium and nitrogen applications on ‘Burbank’ potato tuber calcium concentrations, tuber yield and internal quality. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 14:125-134.
  31. Karlsson, B., Palta J.P., Ozgen S. and Gunter C. 2002.  The effect of supplemental calcium application on: I.  Impact pendulum bruising, tuber yield and specific gravity. II.Seed piece performance Proc. Wisc. Ann. Potato Mtg. 15:135-146.
  32. Karlsson, B., and Palta, J. 2003. The effect of supplemental calcium applications on tuber physiology:  Bruise incidence, oxidative potential, internal defects, specific gravity and yield. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 16:51-65.
  33. Karlsson, B.H., and Palta, JP. 2003. The effect of supplemental calcium applications on tuber physiology:  Bruise incidence, oxidative potential, internal defects, specific gravity and yield. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 16:51-65.
  34. Palta, J.P. 2004. Application timing of calcium and nitrogen blends: Influence on tuber quality and Yield. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 17:85-86.
  35. Bamberg, J.B. and Palta, J.P. 2004. Transferring extreme tuber calcium uptake from wild species totuberosum cultivars. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 17:141.
  36. Karlsson, B.H. and Palta, J.P. 2004. Multi-season report on effectiveness of supplemental calcium application to reduce mechanical harvest induced bruising and 2003 update. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 17:323-344.
  37. Karlsson, B.H., Silva, E.M., Simon, P.W. and Palta, J.P. 2004. Effect in season supplemental calcium application on sugar end and chip quality. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 17:345-350.
  38. Palta, J.P. and Busse, J.S. 2005. Testing the influence of application time and rate of calcium and nitrogen blends on tuber yield and quality. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 18:153-156.
  39. Karlsson, B.H. and Palta, J.P. 2005. Effect of in-season supplemental calcium application on chip and fry quality: glucose and sucrose concentration and 2004 field update. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 18:157-166.
  40. Groza, H., Bowen, B., Palta, J.P. and Jiang, J. 2005. Results of the Wisconsin Potato Breeding Program – 2004. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 18:167-174.
  41. Bowen, B.D., H. Groza, J. Jiang, F. Navarro and J.P. Palta. 2006. SPudPro-New lines and field experiences. Proceedings of the Wisconsin’s Annual Potato Meeting. 19:21-30.
  42. Navarro, F., B. Bowen, J. Jiang, H.I. Groza, and J. P. Palta. 2006. Development of varieties with enhanced resistance to common scab. Proceedings of the Wisconsin’s Annual Potato Meeting. 19:135-142.
  43. Palta, J.P. and J.S. Busse 2006. Testing the influence of application time and rate of calcium and nitrogen blends on tuber yield and quality. Proceedings of the Wisconsin’s Annual Potato Meeting. 19:125-132.
  44. Vega, S.E., J.P. Palta, and J. Bamberg. 2006. Exploiting cultivated germplasm to breed for enhanced tuber quality. Proceedings of the Wisconsin’s Annual Potato Meeting. 19:143-144
  45. Palta, J.P., Busse, J.S., Karlsson, B.H. and Ozgen, S. 2007 Research update on potato tuber quality and calcium nutrition: 2006 published research highlights. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 20:27-28.
  46. Busse, J.S. and Palta, J.P. 2007. Investigating in vivo calcium transport path to developing potato tuber using 45Ca: a new concept in potato tuber calcium nutrition. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 20:29-31.
  47. Gunter, C.C. and J.P. Palta. 2008. Exchangeable soil calcium may not reliably predict in-season calcium requirements for enhancing potato tuber calcium concentration. Am. Journal Potato Res.. 85:324–331.
  48. Palta, J.P., Bamberg, J.B.,Vega, S.E. Navarro, F.M., and Bowen, B. 2008. Genetic improvement of potato for tuber calcium uptake. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 21:15-20.
  49. Palta, J.P., Navarro, F.M., Bamberg, J.B., Vega, S.E. and Bowen, B. 2008. The Calcium Solution: Developing potato cultivars with enhanced tuber storage and internal quality by genetic improvement of tuber calcium accumulation ability. The Badger Common’Tater 60:14-16.
  50. Palta, J.P. 2010. Improving potato tuber quality and production by targeted calcium nutrition: The discovery of tuber roots leading to a new concept in potato nutrition. Potato Agro-Physiology (M.E. Caliskan and F. Arslanoglu, eds). Proc. of the International Symposium on Agronomy and Physiology of Potato. Nevsehir, Turkey pages 11-18.

D.  DISCOVERY OF NATURAL LIPID AS NOVEL REGULATORS: FRUIT RIPENING AND SENESCENCE

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS AND SYMPOSIA PROCEEDINGS

  1. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P.  1986.  Transport of Ethrel and 1-amino cyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid across enzymatically isolated cranberry fruit cuticle.  HortSci. 21:86236. 
  2. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P.  1989.  Ultrastructure and surface morphology of cranberry plant. (Vaccinium macro-carpon Ait) with reference to Ethrel penetration. Acta Hort. 241:378-384. 
  3. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P.  1989.  Field application of new formulations of Ethrel for early color enhancement in cranberry (Vaccinium macro-carpon Ait) fruit. Acta Hort. 241:373-378.
  4. Abdallah, A.Y. and Palta, J.P.  1989.  Changes in biophysical and biochemical properties of cranberry (Vaccinium macro-carpon Ait) fruit during growth and development.  Acta Hort. 241:360-364. 
  5. Farag, K.M., Palta, J.P. and Stang, E.J.  1992.  Ethanol enhances the effectiveness of ethephon on anthocyanin production in cranberry fruits under field conditions.  HortScience 27:411-412. 
  6. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P.  1992.  Ursolic acid, ascorbic acid or urea together with ethephon accelerate anthocyanin production in cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) fruit.  Plant Growth Regulator Soc. Amer. Quart. 20:29-33. 
  7. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P.  1992.  Lysophosphatidylethanolamine, a natural lipid enhances ripening and improves keeping quality of tomato fruit without damage to leaves.  Proc. 18th ann. Mtg. Plant Growth reg. Soc. Amer. pp. 9-10.
  8. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P. 1992.  Use of natural lipids to accelerate ripening and enhance stargae quality of tomato fruit without adverse effect on foliage.  In fifth Tomato Quality Workshop.  J.K. Brecht (ed.) University of Florida.
  9. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P.  1993.  Use of natural lipids to accelerate ripening and enhance storage life of tomato fruit with and without ethephon.  Hort Tech. 3:62-64. 
  10. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P.  1993.  Use of lysophosphatidylethanolamine, a natural lipid, to retard tomato leaf and fruit senescence.  Physiol. Plant 87:515-524. 
  11. Ryu, S.B., Karlsson, B.H., Ozgen, M. and Palta, J.P. 1997.  Inhibition of phospholipase D by lysophosphatidylethanolamine, a lipid-derived senescence retardant. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA.  Vol. 94: 12717-12721.
  12. Kaur, N. and Palta, J.P. 1997. Postharvest dip in Lysophosphatidylethanolamine, a nature phospholipid, may prolong vase-life of snapdragon flowers. HortSci. 32:888-890. 
  13. Ryu B.S., and Palta J.P. 2000. Specific inhibition of rat brain phospholipase D by lysophospholipids. J. Lipid Research  41, 940-944.132. )
  14. Ozgen M, Palta J.P. and Smith J.D. (2002) Ripeness stage at harvest influences postharvest life of cranberry fruit: Physiological and anatomical explanations. Postharvest Biol. Tech. (24):291-299. 
  15. Lee, H.Y., Bahn, S.C., Kang, Y-M., Lee, K.H., Kim, H.J., Noh, E.K., Palta, J.P., Shin, J.S. and Ryu, S.B. (2003)  Secretory low molecular weight phospholipase A2 plays important roles in cell elongation and shoot gravitropism in Arabidopsis.  The Plant Cell. (15):1990-2002.
  16. Ozgen, M. and J.P. Palta. 2003. A natural lipid, lysophosphatidylethanolamine (LPE), can mitigate adverse effect of fungicide, chlorothalonil, on fruit set and yield in cranberries. Proc. XXVI IHC─ Issues and Advences in Postharvest Hort. (Ed. R. K. Prange). Acta Hort. 628: 747-752.
  17. Ozgen, M. and J.P. Palta. 2003. Use of lysophosphatidylethanolamine (LPE), a natural lipid, to accelerate ripening and enhance shelf life of cranberry fruit. Proc. XXVI IHC─ Issues and Advences in Postharvest Hort. (Ed. R. K. Prange). Acta Hort. 628: 141-146. 
  18. Snider, A., J.P. Palta and T. Peoples. 2003. Use of lysophosphatidylethanolamine (LPE), a natural lipid, to enhance opening and retention of flowers on bedding plants experiencing water stress during retail sales. Proc. XXVI IHC─ Issues and Advances in Postharvest Hort. (Ed. R. K. Prange). Acta Hort. 628: 849-853.
  19. Kang, C.K., Y.L. Yang, G.H. Chung and J.P. Palta. 2003. Ripening promotion and ethylene evolution in red pepper (Capsicum annuum) as influenced by newly developed formulations of a natural lipid, lysophosphatidylethanolamine. Proc. XXVI IHC─ Issues and Advances in Postharvest Hort. (Ed. R. K. Prange). Acta Hort. 628: 317-322. 
  20. Ozgen, M., K.M. Farag, S. Ozgen and Palta, J.P. 2005. Lysophophatidylethanolamine accelerates color development and promotes shelf life of cranberries. HortiSci. 40:127-130 
  21. Ozgen, M., Park, S. and Palta, J.P. 2005. Mitigation of ethylene-promoted leaf senescence by a natural lipid, lysophosphatidylethanolamine. HortiSci. 40:1166-1167.
  22. Ryu, S.B., Lee, H.Y., Doelling, J.H. and Palta, J.P. 2005. Characterization of a cDNA encoding Arabidopsis secretory phospholipase A2-α, an enzyme that generates bioactive lysophospholipids and free fatty acids. Biochimica et biophysica acta: Mol. Biol. Lipids 1736:144-151.

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS AND GROWER MEETING PROCEEDINGS

  1. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P.  1991.  Potential use of natural lipids for improvement of cranberry fruit color and improvement of its keeping quality.  North American Cranberry Research and Extension Workers Conference, Boston, MA.
  2. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P.  1991.  Use of lysophosphatidylethanolamine, a natural lipid, as an aid for fruit ripening and improving keeping quality.  Proc. 17th Ann. Meetings.  Plant Growth Reg. Soc. of Amer. pp. 135-137. 
  3. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P. 1991. Surface morphology and ultrastructure of various parts of cranberry plant:  implications in environmental adaptations and in uptake of foliar applied chemicals. North American Cranberry Research and Extension Workers Conference, Boston, MA.
  4. Palta, J.P., Farag, K.M. and Weiss, L.S.  1991.  Color enhancement in cranberry fruit by using environmentally safe natural products.  Wisc. Cranberry School Proc. pp. 36-44.
  5. Farag, K.M. and Palta, J.P.  1992.  Lysophosphatidylethanolamine, a natural lipid enhances ripening and improves keeping quality of tomato fruit without damage to leaves.  Proc. 18th ann. Mtg. Plant Growth reg. Soc. Amer. pp. 9-10.
  6. Palta, J.P.  1997.  Using natural lipids to accelerate ripening (uniform color development and promote shelf life of cranberries) Cranberry Agri. Res. 1996 Progress Reports (Distributed to Cranberry researchers in the U.S.) 
  7. Ozgen, M. and Palta, J.P. 1998. Using natural lipids to accelerate ripening and uniform color development and promote shelf life of cranberries. Proc Wisc Cran School 9: 66-72. 
  8. Ozgen, M. Workmaster, B. A. and Palta, J. P. 1998. Relationship between fruit color (ripening) and shelf life of cranberries: Physiological and anatomical explanation. Proc Wisc Cran School 9:73- 81.
  9. Ozgen, M. and Palta, J.P. 1999. Using natural lipids to accelerate ripening (uniform color development) and promote shelf life of cranberries. Wisc State Cran Growers Assoc. Summer Meeting and Field Day Booklet.  Pp 33-34. 

E.  Cranberry Cold Hardiness Publications

  1. Workmaster, B.A. and Palta, J.P.  2009.  Frost Hardiness of Cranberry Plant: A Guide to Manage the Crop During Critical Periods in Spring and Fall

F. Potato Breeding and Genetics

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Groza, H.I., Bowen, B.D., Bussan, A.J., Stevenson, W.R., Navarro, F., Kichefski, D., Peloquin, S.J., Palta, J. and Jiang, J. 2007. Mega Chip – A new potato variety for chipping. Amer. J. of Potato Res. 84:343-350
  2. Palta, J.P. 2012. Combating climate change: Merging physiological and genetic approaches. In Combating Climate Change: An Agricultural Perspective (eds M.S. Kang and S.S.Banga), Taylor & Francis. pp 237-269.
  3.  Rak, K., Navarro, F.M. and Palta, J.P. 2013. Genotype X storage environment interaction and stability for potato chip color: Implications in breeding for cold storage chip quality. Crop Sci. 53: 1944-52
  4. Fei,L., Jian-Fei, X, Shao-Guang,D., Chun—Song, B., Palta, J. P. and Li-Ping,J. 2014. Molecular cloning and expression analysis of FAD2 gene from three wild potato species with different freezing tolerance. Acta Agronomica Sinica. 40:45-53.
  5. Palta, J.P. and Li, P.H. 1979.  Frost hardiness in relation to leaf anatomy and natural distribution of Solanum species.  Crop Science. 19:665-671.
  6. Li, P.H., Palta, J.P. and Hawkes, J.G. 1980. Interrelationship between frost hardiness and elevation of genotype origin. Amer. Potato J. 57:184-185.
  7. Huner, N.P.A., Palta, J.P., Li, P.H. and Carter, J.V. 1981. Comparison of the structure and function of ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase-oxygenase from a cold-hardy and nonhardy potato species. Canad. J. Biochem. 59:280-289.
  8. Palta, J.P., Chen, H.H. and Li, P.H. 1981.  Relationship between heat and frost resistance of several potato species:  Effect of cold adaptation on heat resistance.  Bot. Gaz. 142:311-314
  9. Steffen, K.L. and Palta, J.P.  1986.  Effect of light on photo synthetic capacity during cold acclimation in a cold-sensitive and cold-tolerant potato species.  Physiol. Plant.  66:353-359.
  10. Steffen, K. L. and Palta, J.P. 1987. Photosynthesis as a key process in plant response to low temperature:  Alteration during low temperature acclimation and impairment during incipient freeze thaw injury.  In:  Plant Cold Hardiness (P.H. Li. ed). R. Liss Inc. pp. 67-99
  11. Steffen, K.L. and Palta, J.P. 1989. Light stress following a frost episode influences the frost tolerance of a wild potato species.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 114:656-661
  12. Palta, J.P. 1991.  Mechanisms for obtaining freezing stress resistance in herbaceous plants.  In Plant Breeding in the 1990’s (Stalker, H.T. and Murphy, J.P. eds.).  CAB Int. Pub. pp. 219-250.
  13. Sulc, M.R., Albrecht, K.A., Palta, J.P. and Duke, S.H. 1991. Leakage of intercellular substance from alfalfa roots at varying subfreezing temperatures. Crop Sci. 331:1575-1578
  14. Palta, J.P. and Simon, G.  1992.  Breeding potential for improvement of freezing stress resistance:  Genetic separation of freezing tolerance, freezing avoidance and capacity to cold acclimate.  In Advances in Plant Cold Hardiness.  Li, P.H. and L. Christersson (eds.) CRC Boca Raton, FL. pp. 299-310.
  15. Palta, J.P., Whitaker, B.A. and Weiss, L.S. 1993. Plasma membrane lipids associated with genetic variability in freezing tolerance and cold acclimation of Solanum species. Plant Physiol. 103:793-803
  16. Palta, J.P., Weiss, L.S., Harbage, J.F., Bamberg, J.B. and Stone, J.M. 1993. Molecular mechanisms of freeze-thaw injury and cold acclimation in herbaceous plants: Merging physiological and genetic approaches. In Interacting stresses on Plants in a Changing Climate (M.B. Jackson and C.Black eds.) NATO ASI Series Vol I16. Springer Verlag. Berlin. pp. 659-680.
  17. Teutonico, R.A., Palta, J.P. and Osborn, T.C. 1993. In vitro freezing stress resistance in relation to winter survival of rapeseed cultivars. Crop Sci. 33:103-107.
  18. Stone, J.M., Palta, J.P., Bamberg, J.B., Weiss, L.S. and Harbage, J.F.  1993.  Inheritance of freezing resistance in tuber-bearing Solanum species:  Evidence for independent genetic control of nonacclimated freezing tolerance and cold acclimation capacity.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 90-7869-7873.
  19. Bamberg, J.B., Hanneman, R.E. Jr., Palta, J.P. 1994. Accessing disomic 4 X (2EBN) potato species germplasm via hybridization with Solanum commersonii Dunal. Genome 37:866-870.
  20. Palta, J.P. 1994. Sorting genes controlling freezing stress resistance: Strategy for moving desired traits by merging physiological and genetic approaches. In Biochemical and Cellular Mechanisms of Stress Tolerance in Plants (J. Cherry, ed.) NATO ASI series Vol H86. Springer Verlag, Berlin. pp. 569-586.
  21. Teutonico, R.A., Yandell, B., Satagoyan, J.M., Ferreira, M.E., Palta, J.P. and Osborn, T.C. 1995. Genetic analysis and mapping of genes controlling freezing tolerance in oilseed Brassica.  J. Mol. Breed. 1:329-339
  22. Kleinhenz, M.K., Bamberg, J.B. and Palta, J.P. 1995. Use of stomatal index as a marker to screen backcross populations of two wild potato species segregating for freezing tolerance. Am. Potato J. 72:243-250.
  23. Vega, S.E., Bamberg, J.B. and Palta, J.P. 1996. Potential for improving freezing stress tolerance of wild potato germplasm by supplemental calcium fertilization. Amer. Potato J. 73:397-409.
  24. Palta, J.P., Bamberg, J.B., Chen, Y-K., Vega, S.E., Weis, L.S., and Karlsson, B.H. 1997. Understanding the genetic control of freezing stress resistance using potato species as a model system.  In Plant Cold Hardiness:  Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Physiology (P.H. Li, H.H. Chen Eds).  Plenum Press pp. 67-75.
  25. Chen, Y-K.H., Palta, J.P., Bamberg, J.B., Kim, H., Haberlach, G.T., and Helgeson, J.P. 1998. Expression of nonacclimated freezing tolerance and cold acclimation capacity in somatic hybrids  between hardy wild Solanum species and cultivated potatoes. Euphytica 107(1):1-8.
  26. Chen, Y.-K. H., Palta, J.P.and Bamberg, J.B. 1999.  Freezing tolerance and tuber production in selfed and backcross progenies derived from somatic hybrids between Solanum tuberosum L. and S. commersonii Dun. Theor. Appl. Genet. 99:100-107.
  27. Chen, Y.-K. H., Bamberg, J.B. and Palta, J.P.  1999.  Expression of freezing tolerance in the interspecific F1 and somatic hybrids of potatoes.  Theor Appl Genet 98: 995-1004.
  28. Carputo, D., Cardi, T., Palta, J.P., Sirianni, P., Vega, S., and Frusciante, L. 2000.  Tolerance to low temperatures and tuber soft rot in hybrids between Solanum commersonii and Solanum tuberosumobtained through manipulation of ploidy and endosperm balance number (EBN).  Plant Breeding 119:127-130.
  29. Vega, S.E., Palta, J.P. and Bamberg, J.B.. 2000.  Variability in the Rate of Cold Acclimation and Deacclimation among Tuber-bearing Solanum (Potato) Species. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 125(2):205-211.
  30. Kole, C., Thormann, C.E., Karlsson, B.H., Palta, J.P., Gaffney, P., Yandell, B. and Osborn, T.C. (2002)  Comparative mapping and loci controlling winter survival and related traits in oilseed Brassica rapa and B. napus.  Molecular Breeding, 9:201-210.
  31. Vega, S.E., del Rio, A.H., Jung, G., Bamberg, J.B. and Palta, J.P. (2003) Marker-Assisted genetic analysis of non-acclimated  freezing tolerance and cold acclimation capacity in a backcross Solanum population.  Amer J. of Potato Res. Vol. 80:359-369.
  32. Vega, S.E., del Rio, A.H., Bamberg, J.B.,  and Palta, J.P. 2004. Evidence for the upregulation of stearoyl-ACP (∆9) desaturase gene expression during cold acclimation. American J of Potato Research 81:125-135
  33. Bamberg J.B., Palta, J.P. and Vega, S. E. 2005. Solanum commersonii cyptoplasm does not improve Freezing Tolerance in substitution backcross hybrids with Frost-Sensitive Potato Species. Amer J of Potato Res 82:21-24.

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Bowen, B., Kostichka, C., Navarro, F. and Palta, J.P. 2007. SPUDPRO – A Wisconsin idea. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 20:9-14.
  2. Navarro, F., Bowen, B., and Palta, J.P. 2007. Potato Breeding Program Research Update 2007. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 20:151-176.
  3. Palta, J.P., Navarro, F.M., Bowen, B. and Vega, S.E. 2009. UW Potato Breeding Program progress and update. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 22:47-60.
  4. Navarro, F.M., Bowen, B., Vega, S.E. and Palta, J.P. 2009. Potato Breeding Program Research Update 2008. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 22:61-80.
  5. Navarro, F., B. Bowen and J. Palta. 2010. Potato Breeding Program Research Update Field Year 2009. Proceedings of the Wisconsin’s Annual Potato Meeting 23: 21-38.
  6. Navarro, F., B. Bowen and J. Palta. 2013. Potato Breeding Program Research Update Field Year 2012. Proceedings of the Wisconsin’s Annual Potato Meeting 26: 79-114.(FULL TEXT)
  7. Jiwan, P., Bowen, B., Navarro, F., Endelman, J. Rak, K., Zorilla, C., Schabow, J. and S. Vega. 2014. Potato Breeding Program Research Update Field Year 2013. Proceedings of the Wisconsin’s Annual Potato Meeting 27: 117-129.(FULL TEXT)
  8. Palta, J.P., Navarro, F.M., Bowen, B. 2009. Wisconsin Potato Breeding Program Report. NCCC84 Meetings, Chicago, IL, November,  19 p.
  9. Palta, J. P., Vega, S.E. and Bamberg, J. 2010. Breeding for frost tolerance in potato: Merging physiological and genetic approaches. Paper presented at the European Assoc. Potato Res. Meetings: Potato Breeding after the Completion of the DNA Sequence of Potato Genome. Wageningen, NL June 2010. Page 38.
  10. Palta, J.P.,Zorilla, C., Vega, S.E., Navarro, F.M. and Bamberg, J.B. 2010. Breeding for improved tuber internal quality and processing quality traits. Paper presented at the European Assoc. Potato Res. Meetings: Potato Breeding after the Completion of the DNA Sequence of Potato Genome. Wageningen, NL June 2010. Page51
  11. Zorrilla, C., F. Navarro, S.Vega, B. Bowen, J. Bamberg and J. Palta. 2010. Breeding for Tuber Internal Quality: Searching for a new improved Atlantic. Proceedings of the Wisconsin’s Annual Potato Meeting 23: 11-19.
  12. Navarro, F., B. Bowen and J. Palta. 2011. New Wisconsin potato varieties and elite breeding lines in 2011. Proceedings of the Wisconsin’s Annual Potato Meeting 24:75-89.(FULL TEXT)
  13. Palta, J.P. 2011. Sustaining Agricultural Production in View of Climate Change: Merging Physiological and Genetic Approaches. Presented at the International Conference on Preparing Agriculture for Climate Change, Feb 2011, Ludhiana, India. (2 page Abs.).
  14. Navarro, F., B. Bowen and J. Palta. 2011. Progress in breeding for processing chips, russets and fresh market potatoes. Proceedings of the Wisconsin’s Annual Potato Meeting 24:53-73.
  15. Navarro, F.M., Bowen, B.D., Vega, S., Rak, K., Zorrilla, C., Bamberg, J. and J. Palta. 2012. Trait selection in Potatoes: Finding the needle in the Haystack. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 25:11-31.(FULL TEXT)
  16. Navarro, F.M., Banks, E., Higgins, C., Bowen, B.D. and J. Palta. 2012. Varietal resistance to common scab. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 25:103-113.
  17. Rak, K. and J. Palta. 2012. Molecular markers for cold chipping quality based on a candidate gene approach. . Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 25:32-35
  18. Bowen, B., LeMere, M., Navarro, F. and J. Palta. 2012. 2011 SPUDPRO Candidate Trial. Proceedings of Annual Wisconsin Potato Meetings 25:49-53.
  19. Bowen, B., LeMere, M., Navarro, F. and J. Palta. 2013. SPUDPRO Candidate trial. Proceedings of the Wisconsin’s Annual Potato Meeting 26: 115-120.

G. Other Refereed Publications

  1. Abrol, I.P. and Palta, J.P.  1968.  Bulk density determination of soil clods using rubber solution as a coating material.  Soil Sci.  6:465-468. 
  2. Palta, J.P., Parkash, A., and Abrol, I.P. 1969.  A comparison of several methods for evaluating bulk density of field soils.  J. India Soc. Soil Sci. 17:417-422. 
  3. Abrol, I.P. and Palta, J.P.  1970.  A study of the effects of aggregate size and bulk density on moisture retention characteristics of selected soils.  Agrochimica 14:157-165. 
  4. Palta, J.P. and Blake, G.R., and Farrell, D.A. 1972.  Water transmission properties of an asphalt barrier.  Soil Science Soc. Amer. Proc. 36:709-7l4. 
  5. Palta, J.P. and Blake, G.R. 1974.  Effect of an asphalt barrier on water storage and drought probability.  Agron. J. 66:209-212. 
  6. Palta, J.P., Levitt, J. and Stadelmann, E.J. 1976.  Alternate method of onion storage without the use of growth regulators.  J. Environ. Sci. Health A.  11.663-671. 
  7. Nelson, R.B., Davis, D.W., Palta, J.P. and Laing, D.R., 1983.  Measurement of soil waterlogging tolerance in Phaseolus vulgaris L. Scien. Hort.  20:303-313. 
  8. Rousos, P. A., Harrison, H. C. and Palta, J. P.  1986.  Reduction of chlorophyll in cabbage leaf discs following Cu2+ exposure.  HortSci. 21:499-501. 
  9. Smith, M.A.L., Palta, J. P. and McCown, B. H.   1986.  Comparative anatomy and physiology of microcultured, seedling, and greenhouse grown Birch (Betula platyphylla var. szechuanica).  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 111:437-442. 
  10. Palta, J.P.  1990.  Leaf chlorophyll contents.  In Instrumentation for Studying Vegetation Canopies for Remote Sensing in Optical and Thermal Infrared Regions.  (Goel, N.S. and Norman, J.M. eds).  Remote Sensing Reviews 5:207-213. 
  11. Bamberg, J.B., Hanneman, R.E. Jr., Palta, J.P. 1994. Accessing disomic 4 X (2EBN) potato species germplasm via hybridization with Solanum commersonii Dunal. Genome 37:866-870. (FULL TEXT)
  12. Workmaster, B.A. A., Palta, J.P. and Roper, T.R. 1997. Terminology for cranberry bud development and growth. The National Cranberry magazine Cranberries 61 (1):11-14. 
  13. Karlsson, B.H. and Palta, J.P. 1999. Expression of heat-stable and putative dehydrin proteins during nonacclimated and cold-acclimated conditions in several tuber-bearing Solanum species. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci 124(3):245-251
  14. Vega, S.E., Bamberg, J.B. and Palta, J.P. 2006. Gibberellic-deficient dwarfs in potato vary in exogenous GA3 response when the ga allele is in different genetic backgrounds. Amer. J. or Potato Res 83:357-363. (COVER PAGE)