Dr. John M. Chater

 Dr. John M. Chater

  Assistant Professor
  Horticultural Sciences
  Phone: 863.956.8662
  Email: jchater@ufl.edu

 

Refereed Journal Articles

Li, R., Qu, H., Wang, S., Wang, X., Cui, Y., Yu, L., Chater, J. M., Zhou, R., Jia, Q., Traband, R., Wang, M., Yuan, D., Zhu, J., Zhong, W., Jia, Z. 2021. (2021) CancerMIRNome: an interactive analysis and visualization database for miRNome profiles of human cancer. Nucleic Acids Research, 50(D1), D1139-D1146.

Li. R., Qu, H., Chen, J., Wang, S., Chater, J. M., Zhang, L., Wei, J., Zhang, Y., Xu C, Zhong, W., Zhu, J., Lu, J., Feng, Y., Chen, W., Ma, R., Ferrante, S. P., Roose, M.L., Jia, Z. (2020) Inference of Chromosome-Length Haplotypes Using Genomic Data of Three or a Few More Single Gametes. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 37(12), 3684-3698.

Wang, S., Xu, Y., Cui, Y., Li, R.., Qu, H., Chater, J. M., Ma, R., Jia, Z. (2020) Boosting Predictabilities of Agronomic Traits in Rice using Bivariate Genomic Selection. Briefings in Bioinformatics, 22(3), bbaa103.

Chater, J. M., Duong, F. V., Alas, M. G., Yip, M. K., Zib, A. N., Luu, I. J., Chu, C., Carrillo-Kashani, A., Wang, S., Li, R., Qu, H., Merhaut, D. J., Jia Z. (2020) Postharvest quality of imported, domestic and minimally processed pomegranate fruit. International Journal of Fruit Science, 20(sup2), S337-S351. URL: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15538362.2020.1734896

Chater, J. M., Jia, Z., Qin, G., Liu, C., Li, J., Merhaut, D. J., Preece, J. E. (2020) Register of New Fruit and Nut Cultivars List 50: Pomegranate. HortScience, 55(7), 1197-1199.

Chater, J. M., Mathon, C., Larive, C. K., Merhaut D. J., Tinoco L. W., Mauk P. A., Jia, Z., Preece, J. E. (2019) Juice quality traits, potassium content, and 1H NMR-derived metabolites of 14 pomegranate cultivars. Journal of Berry Research, 9(2), 209-225.

Mathon, C., Chater, J. M., Green, A., Merhaut D. J., Mauk P. A., Preece, J. E., Larive, C. K. (2019) Quantification of punicalagins in commercial preparations and pomegranate cultivars by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 99(8), 4036-4042.

Wang, S., Wei, J., Li, R., Qu H., Chater J. M., Ma, R., Xie, W., Jia, Z. (2019) Optimizing Trait Predictability in Hybrid Rice Using Superior Prediction Models and Selective Omic Datasets. Heredity, 123, 395–406.

Jia, Z., Zhu, J., Zhuo, Y., Li, R., Qu, H., Wang, S., Wang, M., Lu, J., Chater, J. M., Ma, R., Liu, Z., Cai, Z., Wu, Y., Jiang, F., He, H., Zhong, W., Wu, C. (2019) Offsetting Expression Profiles of Prognostic Markers in Prostate Tumor versus its Microenvironment. Frontiers in Oncology, 9, 539.

Chater, J. M., Garner, L. C. (2019) Foliar nutrient applications to 'Wonderful' pomegranate (Punica granatum L.). I. Effects on fruit mineral nutrient concentrations and internal quality, Scientia Horticulturae, 244, 421-427.

Chater J. M., Garner, L. C. (2018) Foliar nutrient applications to 'Wonderful' pomegranate (Punica granatum L.). II. Effects on leaf nutrient status and fruit split, yield and size. Scientia Horticulturae, 242, 207-213.

Chater, J. M., Merhaut, D. J., Mauk P. A., Jia, Z., Preece, J. E. (2018) Fruit quality traits of ten California-grown pomegranate cultivars harvested over three months. Scientia Horticulturae, 237, 11-19.

Chater, J. M., Merhaut, D. J., Jia, Z., Arpaia, M. L., Mauk P. A., Preece, J. E. (2018) Effects of site and cultivar on consumer acceptance of pomegranate. Journal of Food Science, 83(5), 1389-1395 (can be viewed online: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29660781).

Chater, J. M., Merhaut, D. J., Mauk P. A., Jia, Z., Preece, J. E. (2018) Orchard establishment, precocity, and eco-physiological traits of several pomegranate cultivars. Scientia Horticulturae, 235, 221-227.

Chater, J. M., Santiago, L. S., Merhaut D. J., Jia, Z., Preece, J. E. (2018) Diurnal patterns of photosynthesis and water relations in four orchard-grown pomegranate cultivars. Journal of the American Pomological Society, 72(3), 157-165.

Chater, J. M., Preece, J. E., Merhaut, D. J., Jia, Z. (2018) Register of New Fruit and Nut Cultivars List 49: Pomegranate. HortScience, 53(6), 748-776.

Chater, J. M., Merhaut, D. J., Preece, J. E., Blythe, E. K. (2017) Rooting and vegetative growth of hardwood cuttings of 12 pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) cultivars. Scientia Horticulturae, 221, 68-72.

Preece, J. E., Chater, J. M., Moersfelder J. W. (2015) Register of New Fruit and Nut Cultivars List 48: Pomegranate. HortScience 51.6, 620-652.

Chater, J. M. (2014) Register of New Fruit and Nut Cultivars List 47: Pomegranate. HortScience 49.4, 396-421.

Book Chapters

Chater, J. M., Yavari, A., Jia, Z., Merhaut, D. J., Preece, J.E., Cossio, F., Qin, G., Liu, C., Li, J.,  Shilpa, P., Babu, K.D., Sharma, J., Yilmaz, C., Bartual, J., Mustafayeva, Z., Saeedi, M. A., Awd, N. A., Moersfelder, J., Hou, L., Sarkhosh A. (2020) Chapter 6: World Pomegranate Cultivars, in: Zamani, Z., Sarkhosh, A., Yavari, A. M., The Pomegranate: Botany, Production and Uses, Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI), Wallingford, United Kingdom.

Chater, J. M., Merhaut, D. J., Preece, J. E. (2019) Chapter 46: Diagnosis and management of nutrient constraints in pomegranate, in: Srivastava, A. K., Hu, C., Fruit Crops: Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints, Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA. URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818732-6.00046-0

Past Positions

Postdoctoral Scholar (2017-2021)
Zhenyu Jia Lab
Department of Botany and Plant Sciences
University of California, Riverside

Adjunct Lecturer (2018)
Food Science Program
Chapman University, City of Orange, California

Associate Instructor (Summer of 2015 and 2016)
Department of Botany and Plant Sciences
University of California, Riverside

Graduate Student Researcher and Teaching Assistant (2012-2017)
Donald Merhaut Lab
Department of Botany and Plant Sciences
University of California, Riverside

Graduate Student Researcher and Adjunct Lecturer (2009-2012)
Lauren Garner Lab
California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly)
San Luis Obispo, CA

Education

Ph.D. (2017) Plant Biology – University of California, Riverside, CA
Dissertation: Eco-Physiological Parameters and Agronomic Traits of Pomegranate Cultivars From the USDA National Clonal Germplasm Repository

M.S. Agriculture – California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, CA
Thesis: The Effects of Foliar Nutrient Applications on Split, Yield, and Internal Fruit Quality of 'Wonderful' Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.)

B.A. Environmental Studies – University of California, Santa Barbara