Janice E K Cooke
Affiliation: University of Alberta
- Transcriptome resources and functional characterization of monoterpene synthases for two host species of the mountain pine beetle, lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) and jack pine (Pinus banksiana)Dawn E Hall
Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia, 2185 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
BMC Plant Biol 13:80. 2013..Volatile monoterpenes also serve as host recognition cues for MPB and as precursors for MPB pheromones. The genes responsible for terpene biosynthesis in jack pine and lodgepole pine were previously unknown...
- The dynamic nature of bud dormancy in trees: environmental control and molecular mechanismsJanice E K Cooke
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Plant Cell Environ 35:1707-28. 2012..Finally, some of the challenges for further research in bud dormancy are discussed...
- Generation, annotation, analysis and database integration of 16,500 white spruce EST clustersNathalie Pavy
Pavillon Charles Eugène Marchand, Universite Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
BMC Genomics 6:144. 2005..Our objective was to produce extensive collections of ESTs and cDNA clones to support manufacture of cDNA microarrays and gene discovery in white spruce (Picea glauca [Moench] Voss)...
- Nitrogen storage and seasonal nitrogen cycling in Populus: bridging molecular physiology and ecophysiologyJanice E K Cooke
Universite Laval, Centre de recherche en biologie forestière, Sainte Foy, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
New Phytol 167:19-30. 2005..With the genomics resources and foundational knowledge that are now in place, Populus researchers are poised to build an integrative understanding of seasonal N cycling that spans from genomes to ecosystems...
- Short-term physiological and developmental responses to nitrogen availability in hybrid poplarJanice E K Cooke
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, PO Box 110410, Gainesville FL 32611, USA
New Phytol 167:41-52. 2005..The results of this study illustrate the phenotypic plasticity that P. balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa x deltoides exhibits in response to differential N availability...
- From the inside out: fungal endophyte-grass associations and grassland communitiesJanice E K Cooke
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E9
New Phytol 173:667-9. 2007
- Effects of introgression on the genetic population structure of two ecologically and economically important conifer species: lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia) and jack pine (Pinus banksiana)Catherine I Cullingham
Department of Biological Sciences, CW 405 Biological Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E9, Canada
Genome 56:577-85. 2013..These findings are timely given the recent mountain pine beetle population expansion in the hybrid zone, and will facilitate future studies of adaptive traits in these ecologically important species. ..
- Gene family structure, expression and functional analysis of HD-Zip III genes in angiosperm and gymnosperm forest treesCaroline L Côté
Département des Sciences du Bois et de la Forêt, Universite Laval, 2405 Rue de la Terrasse, Quebec, QC G1V0A6, Canada
BMC Plant Biol 10:273. 2010..We characterised and compared HD-Zip III gene family in an angiosperm tree, Populus spp. (poplar), and the gymnosperm Picea glauca (white spruce), representing two highly evolutionarily divergent groups...
- Molecular events of apical bud formation in white spruce, Picea glaucaWalid El Kayal
University of Alberta, Department of Biological Sciences, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G2E9
Plant Cell Environ 34:480-500. 2011..These findings provide a temporal roadmap of bud formation in white spruce...
- Functional characterization of drought-responsive aquaporins in Populus balsamifera and Populus simonii×balsamifera clones with different drought resistance strategiesAdriana M Almeida-Rodriguez
Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6E 2E3
Physiol Plant 140:321-33. 2010....
- Influence of nitrogen fertilization on xylem traits and aquaporin expression in stems of hybrid poplarUwe G Hacke
Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E3, Canada
Tree Physiol 30:1016-25. 2010..We suggest that some of these water-transporting AQPs could play a role in xylogenesis, facilitating the influx of water into the zone of differentiating and maturing cells in secondary xylem, including expanding vessels...
- Integrated transcriptomic and proteomic profiling of white spruce stems during the transition from active growth to dormancyLeonardo M Galindo González
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E9, Canada
Plant Cell Environ 35:682-701. 2012..Several of these correspond to proteins that were accumulated during the growth-to-dormancy transition, emphasizing the importance of stress protection in the tree's adaptive response to overwintering...
- Characterizing the physical and genetic structure of the lodgepole pine × jack pine hybrid zone: mosaic structure and differential introgressionCatherine I Cullingham
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta Edmonton, Canada
Evol Appl 5:879-91. 2012..The results of this study suggest that the hybrid zone is complex and influenced by environmental constraints. As a result of this analysis, range limits should be redefined...
- Development of high-density SNP genotyping arrays for white spruce (Picea glauca) and transferability to subtropical and nordic congenersNathalie Pavy
Canada Research Chair in Forest and Environmental Genomics, Centre for Forest Research and Institute for Systems and Integrative Biology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada, QC, G1V 0A6
Mol Ecol Resour 13:324-36. 2013..glauca natural populations. These validated SNP resources should open up new avenues for population genetics and comparative genetic mapping at a genomic scale in spruce species...
- Pathogen challenge, salicylic acid, and jasmonic acid regulate expression of chitinase gene homologs in pineJohn M Davis
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, and Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
Mol Plant Microbe Interact 15:380-7. 2002..This suggests the potential importance of de novo pathogenesis-related (PR) gene expression in pathogen defense responses of pine trees...
- Spatial genetic structure of the mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) outbreak in western Canada: historical patterns and contemporary dispersalG D N Gayathri Samarasekera
Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Institute, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada V2N 4Z9
Mol Ecol 21:2931-48. 2012..This study illustrates a rapid range-wide response to the removal of climatic constraints, and the potential for range expansion of a regional population...
- Effect of water stress and fungal inoculation on monoterpene emission from an historical and a new pine host of the mountain pine beetleInka Lusebrink
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, CW405 Biological Science Building, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E9, Canada
J Chem Ecol 37:1013-26. 2011..The results suggest that monoterpenes that play a role in pine-MPB interactions differ between lodgepole and jack pine, and also that they are affected by water availability...
- Mountain pine beetle host-range expansion threatens the boreal forestCatherine I Cullingham
Department of Biological Sciences, CW405 Biological Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E9, Canada
Mol Ecol 20:2157-71. 2011..The consequences of host-range expansion for the vast boreal ecosystem could be significant...
- Aquaporin gene expression and apoplastic water flow in bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) leaves in relation to the light response of leaf hydraulic conductanceMihaela C Voicu
Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, 4 42 Earth Sciences Bldg, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E3
J Exp Bot 60:4063-75. 2009....
- Spatial community structure of mountain pine beetle fungal symbionts across a latitudinal gradientAmanda D Roe
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Microb Ecol 62:347-60. 2011..The presence of three fungal symbionts in different proportions and combinations across a wide range of environmental conditions may help explain the success of mountain pine beetle attacks across a broad geographic range...
- How the Mountain Pine Beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) Breached the Canadian Rocky MountainsJasmine K Janes
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, CanadaAlberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Mol Biol Evol 31:1803-15. 2014..Our study is the first to assess landscape-wide selective adaptation in an insect. We have shown that interrogation of genomic resources can identify shifts in genetic diversity and putative adaptive signals in this forest pest species. ..
- Root herbivory: molecular analysis of the maize transcriptome upon infestation by Southern corn rootworm, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardiSusan D Lawrence
Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory, USDA ARS, BARC West, 10, 300 Baltimore Avenue, Building 011A, Room 214, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
Physiol Plant 144:303-19. 2012..These data suggested that SA- and JA-dependent and independent signals contributed to the transcriptome-level changes in maize roots and shoots in response to SCR infestation...
- Potato, Solanum tuberosum, defense against Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say): microarray gene expression profiling of potato by Colorado potato beetle regurgitant treatment of wounded leavesSusan D Lawrence
Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Lab, USDA ARS, BARC West, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
J Chem Ecol 34:1013-25. 2008..These data suggest that beyond the wound response, CPB elicitors play a role in mediating the plant/insect interaction...
- Effects of increased nitrogen supply on the lignification of poplar woodFrederic E Pitre
Chimie Biologique, UMR 206 Chimie biologique INRA AgroParisTech, 78850 Thiverval Grignon, France
J Agric Food Chem 55:10306-14. 2007..The findings also indicate that a gravitational stimulus inducing the formation of tension wood and high N availability lead to similar and additive effects on lignin content and structure...