Dr. Jude Grosser

Dr. Jude Grosser

  Professor
  Plant Cell Genetics
  Phone: 863.956.8680
  Email: jgrosser@ufl.edu

 

Refereed Publications


Ananthakrishnan, G., V. Orbovic, S. Gowda, G. Pasquali, W.O. Dawson, and J.W. Grosser.  2006.  Transfer of CTV-derived resistance candidate sequences to four grapefruit cultivars through Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation.  Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science (submitted).

Ananthakrishnan, G., M. Calovic, P. Serrano, and J.W. Grosser.  2006.  Production of additional allotetraploid somatic hybrids combining mandarins and sweet orange with pre‑selected pummelos as potential candidates to replace sour orange rootstock.  In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology Plant (accepted).

Grosser, J.W., G. Ananthakrishnan, W.W. Guo, M. Calovic, P. Serrano, J.L. Chandler, and F.G. Gmitter, Jr.  2006.  Applications of somatic hybridization and cybridization in scion and rootstock improvement, with focus on Citrus.  Acta Horticulturae (submitted).

Orbovic, V., G. Pasquali, and J.W. Grosser.  2006.  A GFP-containing binary vector for Agrobacterium tumafaciens-mediated plant transformation.  Acta Horticulturae (submitted).

Omar, A.A., and J.W. Grosser.  2006.  Protoplast co-transformation and regeneration of transgenic ‘Hamlin’ sweet orange plants containing a cDNA of Xa21 Xanthonomas resistance gene and GFP.  Acta Horticulturae (submitted).

Xu, X., J. Lu, J.W. Grosser, and P. Cousins.  2006.  Isolation and culture of grape protoplasts from somatic embryogenic suspension cultures and leaves of Vitis vinifera and Vitis rotundifolia. Acta Horticulturae (submitted).

Guo, W.W., Y. Duan, O. Olivares-Fuster, Z. Wu, C.R. Arias, J.K. Burns, and J.W. Grosser.  2005.  Protoplast transformation and regeneration of transgenic Valencia sweet orange plants containing a juice quality-related pectin methylesterase gene.  Plant Cell Reports 24:482-486.

Guo, W.W., and J.W. Grosser.  2005.  Somatic hybrid vigor in Citrus:  direct evidence from protoplast fusion of an embryogenic callus line with a transgenic mesophyll parent expressing the GFP gene.  Plant Science 168:1541-1545.

Viloria, Z., J.W. Grosser, and B. Bracho.  2005.  Immature embryo culture and seedling development of acid citrus fruit derived from interploid hybridization.  Plant, Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 82:159-167.

Grosser, J.W., and F.G. Gmitter, Jr.  2005.  2004 SIVB Congress Symposium Proceedings “Thinking Outside the Cell” – Applications of somatic hybridization and cybridization in crop improvement, with citrus as a model.  In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology Plant 41:220-225.

Viloria, Z., and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  Acid citrus fruit improvement via interploid hybridization using allotetraploid somatic hybrid and autotetraploid breeding parents.  Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 130:392-402.

Albiach-Marti, M.R., J.W. Grosser, S. Gowda, M. Mawasi, T. Satyanarayana, S. Garnsey, and W.O. Dawson.  2004.  Citrus tristeza virus replicates and forms infectious virions in protoplasts of resistant citrus relatives.  Molecular Breeding 14:117-128.

Guo, W.W., D. Prasad, Y.J. Cheng, P. Serrano, X.X. Deng, and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  Targeted cybridization in citrus:  transfer of satsuma cytoplasm to seedy cultivars for potential seedlessness.  Plant Cell Reports 22:752-758.

Medina-Urrutia, V., K.F. Lopez-Madera, P. Serrano, G. Ananthakrishnan, and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  New intergeneric somatic hybrids combining amblycarpa mandarin with six trifoliate/trifoliate hybrid selections for lime rootstock improvement.  HortScience 39:355-360.

Grosser, J.W., V. Medina-Urrutia, G. Ananthakrishnan, and P. Serrano.  2004.  Building a replacement sour orange rootstock:  somatic hybridization of selected mandarin + pummelo combinations.  Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 129:530-534.

Grosser, J.W., and J.L. Chandler.  2004.  Production of twelve new allotetraploid somatic hybrid citrus breeding parents with emphasis on late maturity and cold-hardiness.  Journal of the American Pomological Society 58:21-28.

Guo, W.W., D. Prasad, P. Serrano, F.G. Gmitter, Jr., and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  Citrus somatic hybridization with potential for direct tetraploid scion cultivar development.  Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 79:400-405.

Viloria, Z., D.L. Droulliard, J.H. Graham, and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  A stomatal inoculation method for screening triploid hybrids of ‘Lakeland’ limequat for resistance to asiatic citrus canker (Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. Citri).  Plant Disease 88:1056-1060.

Kahn, I.A., and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  Regeneration and characterization of somatic hybrid plants of citrus sinensis (sweet orange) and citrus micrantha, progenitor species of lime.  Euphytica 137:271-278.

Olivares-Fuster, O., G.H. Fleming, M.R. Albiach-Marti, S. Gowda, W.O. Dawson, and J.W. Grosser.  2003.  CTV resistance in transgenic citrus based on virus challenge of protoplasts.  In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology Plant 39:567-572.

Grosser, J.W., and J.L. Chandler.  2003.  New citrus rootstocks via protoplast fusion.  Acta Horticulturae 622:491-497.

Garcia-Sanchez, F., V. Martinez, J. Jifon, J.P. Syvertsen, and J.W. Grosser.  2002.  Salinity reduces growth, gas exchange, chlorophyll and nutrient concentrations in diploid sour orange and related allotetraploid somatic hybrids.  Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 77:379-386.

Moreira, C.D., F.G. Gmitter, Jr., J.W. Grosser, S. Huang, V.M. Ortega, and C.D. Chase.  2002.  Inheritance of organelle DNA sequences in a Citrus-Poncirus intergeneric cross.  Journal of Heredity 93:174-178.

Grosser, J.W.  2002.  Introduction to the Colloquium “Genetic stability of transgenes under field conditions.” HortScience. p. 274.

Grosser, J.W.  2002.  Somatic hybridization in citrus:  A relevant technique for variety improvement in the 21st century.  10th IAPTC&B Congress:  Plant Biotechnology 2002 and Beyond ACTA Horticulturae June 2002, p. 537-540.

Guo, W., and J.W. Grosser.  2002.  Transfer of a potential canker resistance gene into citrus protoplasts using GFP as a selectable marker.  ISHS/ASHS 2002 (Toronto, Canada) ACTA Horticulturae, August 2002.

Cabasson, C.M., F. Luro, P. Ollitrault, and J.W. Grosser.  2001.  Non-random inheritance of mitochondria) genomes in Citrus hybrids produced by protoplast fusion.  Plant Cell Reports 20:604-609.

Fleming, G.H., O. Olivares-Fuster, S. Fatta Del-Bosco, and J.W. Grosser.  2000.  An alternative method for the genetic transformation of sweet orange.  In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology Plant 36:450-455.

Non-refereed Journals


Grosser, J.W., and F.G. Gmitter, Jr.  2004.  The continuing evolution of protoplast fusion as a tool for citrus variety improvement.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture 2004 (accepted).

Grosser, J.W., and F.G. Gmitter, Jr.  2004.  The role of biotechnology in developing quality citrus fruits.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture 2004 (accepted).

Chandler, J.L., J.A. Browning, and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  RAPD analysis of ‘Tetrazyg’ progeny from crosses of selected somatic hybrids for rootstock improvement.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture 2004 (accepted).

Ananthakrishnan, G., S. Gowda, V. Orbovic, W.O. Dawson, and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  Regeneration of transgenic sweet orange and carrizo citrange plants containing a 742bp citrus tristeza virus‑derived sequence 392.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture 2004 (accepted).

Kahn, I.A., R.F. Lee, J.W. Grosser, and J. Hartung.  2004.  Screening selected citrus germplasm for resistance to witches’ broom disease of lime (WBDL).  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture 2004 (accepted).

Gmitter, F.G., Y. Wang, L. Wang, M.K. Wendell, P. Zhou, and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  Triploid fresh fruit breeding at the UF-Citrus Research and Education Center.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture 2004 (accepted).

Guo, W.W., and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  Transgenic sweet orange plant regeneration by protoplast co-transformation with a potential canker resistance gene and a GFP marker.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture 2004 (accepted).

Ananthakrishnan, G., and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  Regeneration of transgenic sweet orange plants containing a 742bp Citrus Tristeza Virus-Derived Sequence 392.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture 2004 (accepted).

Rouseff, R., M. Morton, J. Smoot, and K. Mahattanatawee, and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  Determination of aroma active leaf volatiles in new citrus hybrids using GC-MS and GC-olfactometry.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture 2004 (accepted).

Grosser, J.W.  2004.  What’s new in citrus rootstock improvement:  Introducing ‘Mandelos’ and ‘Tetrazygs’.  Citrus Industry Magazine 85(2):22-24.

Grosser, J.W., J.H. Graham, C.W. McCoy, A. Hoyte, H.M. Rubio, D.B. Bright, and J.L. Chandler.  2003.  Development of ‘Tetrazyg’ rootstocks tolerant of the Diaprepes/Phytophthora complex under greenhouse conditions.  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 116:262-267.

Grosser, J.W.  2003.  Somatic hybridization – An important tool for citrus variety improvement in Florida.  Proceedings of the International Lime Symposium (Colima, Mexico) (in press).

Arias, C., D. Lewandowski, O. Olivares-Fuster, J.W. Grosser, and J.K. Burns.  2003.  Isolation, characterization, expression and down regulation of a putative thermostable pectinmethylesterase from Valencia orange.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture, p. 1265.

Calovic, M., Z. Viloria, B. Nielsen, F.G. Gmitter, W.S. Castle, and J.W. Grosser.  2003.  Somatic embryogenesis from lemon styles and analyses of genetic stability in regenerated plants.  ISC Congress 2000, p. 131-134.

Grosser, J.W., and J.L. Chandler.  2003.  Development of improved Citrus rootstocks via somatic hybridization.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture, p. 47-50.

Grosser, J.W., J.L. Chandler, and F.G. Gmitter.  2003.  Development of improved sweet oranges via somaclonal variation.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture, p. 42-45.

Grosser, J.W., F.G. Gmitter, and J.L. Chandler.  2003.  The role of somatic hybridization in improving cold-hardiness and cold protection.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture, p. 410-412.

Book Chapters


Grosser, J.W., X.X. Deng, and R.M. Goodrich.  2006.  Somaclonal variation in sweet orange: practical applications for variety improvement and possible causes.  In:  Citrus Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology.  I.H. Kahn (Ed.). CAB International (accepted).

Ollitrault, P., W.W. Guo, and J.W. Grosser.  2006.  Recent advances and evolving strategies in citrus somatic hybridization.  In:  Citrus Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology.  I.H. Kahn (Ed.). CAB International (accepted).

Orbovic, V., and J.W. Grosser.  2006.  Citrus:  Sweet orange (Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck ‘Valencia’) and Carrizo citrange [Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck x Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf.].  In:  Agrobacterium protocols - methods in molecular biology.  K. Wang (Ed.).  Humana Press Inc., USA (in press).

Moore, G.A., F.G. Gmitter, Jr., and J.W. Grosser.  2005.  Citrus, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Etc.  Chapt. 19, p. 583-626.  In:  Biotechnology of Fruit and Nut Crops.  R.E. Litz (Ed.).  CAB International, Wallingford, UK.

Guo, W.W., X.D. Cai, and J.W. Grosser.  2004.  In:  Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of Plant Organelles.  Chapt. 24, 635-659.  In.  Somatic Cell Cybrids and Hybrids in Plant Improvement.  H. Daniell and C.D. Chase (Eds.).  Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Grosser, J.W., X.X. Deng, and R.M. Goodrich.  2004.  Somaclonal Variation in Sweet Orange: Practical Applications for Variety Improvement and Possible Causes.  In:  Citrus Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology.  I. H. Kahn (Ed.).  CAB International, Wallingford, UK (accepted).

Ollitrault, P., W.W. Guo, and J. W. Grosser.  2004.  Recent Advances and Evolving Strategies in Citrus Somatic Hybridization.  In:  Citrus Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology.  I. H. Kahn (Ed.).  CAB International, Wallingford, UK (accepted).

Education


1984 Ph.D. Univ. Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Agronomy/Plant Breeding & Genetics

1979 M.S. Morehead State University, Morehead, KY, Biology

1976 B.A. Thomas More College, Fort Mitchell, KY, BiologyX