Publications by Penn State Cocoa Program Prior to 1998

Andebrhan, T., and Furtek, D.B. (1994). Random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis of Crinipellis perniciosa isolates from different hosts. Plant Pathology 43, 1020-1027.

Andebrhan, T., Hammerstone Jr, J.F., Romanczyk Jr, L.J., and Furtek, D.B. (1995). Sensitivity of Crinipellis perniciosa to procyanidins from Theobroma cacao L. Phys. Mol. Pl. Path. 46, 339-348.

Couch, J., and Fritz, P.J. (1990). Isolation of DNA from plants high in polyphenolics. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 8, 8-12.

Couch, J.A., Zintel, H.A., and Fritz, P.J. (1993). The genome of the tropical tree Theobroma cacao L. Mol Gen Genet 237, 123-128.

Crouzillat, D., Phillips, W., Fritz, P.J., and Petiard, V. (2000). Quantitative trait loci analysis in Theobroma cacao using molecular markers.  Inheritance of polygenic resistance to Phytophtora palmivora in two related cacao populations. Euphytica 114, 25-36.

Crouzillat, D., Lerceteau, E., Petiard, V., Morera, J.A., Rodriguez, H., Walker, D., Phillips, W., Schnell, R., Ronning, C., Osei, J.K., and Fritz, P.J. (1994). Marker-assisted genetic analysis of Theobroma cacao (3. A genetic linkage map). Proceedings of the international Workshop in Cocoa Breeding Stategies, Kuala Lumpur, 128-134.

Crouzillat, D., Lerceteau, E., Petiard, V., Morera, J., Rodriguez, H., Walker, D., Phillips, W., Ronning, C., Schnell, R., Osei, J., and Fritz, P. (1996). Theobroma cacao L: A genetic linkage map and quantitative trait loci analysis. Theor Appl Genet 93, 205-214.

Dodo, H.W., and Furtek, D.B. (1994). Cloning and sequencing of a gene encoding a 21 kDa trypsin inhibitor from Theobroma cacao L. The Cafe Cacao 38, 113-118.

Dodo, H.W., Fritz, P.J., and Furtek, D.B. (1992). A cocoa 21 kilodalton seed protein has trypsin inhibitory activity. The Cafe Cacao 36, 279-284.

Flynn, W.P., Glicenstein, L.J., and Fritz, P.J. (1990). Theobroma cacao L.: an Axillary Bud in Vitro Propogation Procedure. Plant Cell tissue and Organ Culture 20, 111-117.

Fritz, P.J. (1986). Plant Metabolism: Triacylglycerides in cocoa. In Bio. Expo. '86 (Stoneham, MA: Butterworth Publishers), pp. 55-69.

Fritz, P.J. (1987). Theobroma Cacao, DNA as a marker for plant breeding. 1st Inter-American Cocoa Forum PADF, 1-3 Panel VII.

Fritz, P.J., Phillips-Mora, W., and Rodriguez, H. New tools for 21st century plant breeding.  Dna markers:  theory and applications.

Fritz, P.J., Fanji, Z., and Stetler, D.A. (1986a). Biotechnology: Appplications to the cacao plant. Proc. of the Cacao Biotechnology Symposium, 121-136.

Fritz, P.J., Kauffman, J.M., Robertson, C.A., and Wilson, M.R. (1986b). Cocoa butter biosynthesis:  Purification and characterization of a soluable sn-glycerol acyltransferase from cocoa seeds. Journal of Biological Chemistry 261, 194-199.

Fritz, P.J.e.a. (1985). Cocoa seeds: changes in protein and polysomal RNA during development. J. Food Sci. 50, 946-950.

Fritz, P.J.e.a. (1991). Molecular and biochemical markers for genetic analysis of Theobroma cacao. Proc. Inter. Cocoa Res. Conf.-Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 391-400.

Glicenstein, L.J., and Fritz, P.J. (1989a). Meiosis in Theobroma  cacao L. Turriabla in Press, 1-6.

Glicenstein, L.J., and Fritz, P.J. (1989b). Ploidy level in Theobroma cacao L. The Journal of Heredity 80, 464-467.

Glicenstein, L.J., Flynn, W.P., and Fritz, P.J. (1990). Clonal propagation of Theobroma cacao L. Cocoa Growers Bulletin 43, 7-10.

McHenry, L., and Fritz, P.J. (1987a). Cocoa biosynthesis:  effect of temperature on Theobroma cacao acyltransferases. Journal of American Oil Chemistry 64, 1012-1015.

McHenry, L., and Fritz, P.J. (1987b). Cocoa Butter- Biosynthesis--Cocoa Seed Diacylglycerol Actransferase: Studies on the Microsomal Bound Enzyme. In The Metabolism, Structure, and Function of Plant Lipids (New York: Plenum Publishing Corp.), pp. 337-339.

McHenry, L., and Fritz, P.J. (1992). Comparison of the structure and nucleotide sequences of vicilin genes of cocoa and cotton raise questions about vicilin evolution. Plant Molecular Biology 18, 1173-1176.

Mirazon, M.L., Gora-Maslak, G., McHenry, L., and Fritz, P.J. (1989). Theobroma cacao DNA: Protocols for RFLP Analysis. Turrialba 39, 519-524.

Patel, V.K., Shanklin, J., and Furtek, D.B. (1994). Changes in fatty-acid composition and stearoyl-acyl carrier protein desaturase expression in developing Theobroma cacao L. embryos. Planta 193, 83-88.

Sain, S.L., Oduro, K.K., and Furtek, D.B. (1994). Genetic transformation of cocoa leaf cells using Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 37, 342-351.

Snyder-Leiby, T.E., and Furtek, D.B. (1995). A genomic clone (Accession No. U30324) from Theobroma cacao L. with high similarity to plant class I endochitinase sequences. Plant Physiol. 109, 338.

Tai, H., McHenry, L., Fritz, P.J., and Furtek, D.B. (1991). Nucleic acid sequence of a 21 kD cocoa seed protein with homology to the soybean trypsin inhibitor (kunitz) family of protease inhibitors. Plant Molecular Biology 16, 913-915.

Yeoh, H.H., Chung, D.K., and Fritz, P.J. (1990). Theobroma cacao chloroplast DNA:  Isolation, Molecular Cloning, and Characterization. Cafe' Cacao The' 34, 173-178.