Scientific publications

On this page you will find references to relevant scientific publications by NSure’s research staff. If you want to receive a copy of these papers, please contact NSure.

- P.A. Balk, F.A. Hoeberichts, N. Verhoef, A.M. Schumacher-Strijker, T.G.M. Aanhane.(2018) Monitoring release from dormancy in fruit trees and ornamentals using transcriptomics and its implications for horticulture. Acta Horticulturae, 1229, Article 6: 35-42.

- Frank A. Hoeberichts, Giovanni Povero, Mireia Ibañez, Anneloes Strijker, Daniele Pezzolato, Richard Mills, Alberto Piaggesi. Next Generation Sequencing to characterise the breaking of bud dormancy using a natural biostimulant in kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa). Scientia Horticulturae, Volume 225, P 252-263.

- Elisabeth Wallin, Daniel Gräns, Douglass F. Jacobs, Anders Lindström, Nathalie Verhoef. (2017) Short-day photoperiods affect expression of genes related to dormancy and freezing tolerance in Norway spruce seedlings. Annals of Forest Science,Volume 74, Issue 3, Article 59.

- A. Kromwijk, N. Verhoef, F. van Noort, P. Balk and M. van Wordragen. (2013) Development of a molecular test to ensure good flowering of Viburnum opulus var. roseum. Acta Horticulturae 990/ P-105-112.

- Eva Stattin, Nathalie Verhoef, Peter Balk, Monique van Wordragen and Anders Lindström. (2012) Development of a molecular test to determine the vitality status of Norway spruce (Picea abies) seedlings during frozen storage. New Forests, Online First™. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-012-9320-1. 

- Peter A. Balk, Diane L. Haase and Monique F. van Wordragen. (2008) Gene activity test determines cold tolerance in Douglas-fir seedlings. In: Dumroese RK, Riley LE, technical coordinators. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2007. Fort Collins (CO): USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Proceedings RMRS-P-57:140-148. 

-Peter A. Balk, Peter Brønnum, Mike Perks, Eva Stattin, Lonneke H.M. van der Geest and Monique F. van Wordragen. (2007) Innovative Cold Tolerance Test for Conifer Seedlings, USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-50. 

- Frank A. Hoeberichts; Wouter G. van Doorn; Oscar Vorst; Robert D. Hall; Monique F. van Wordragen. (2007) Sucrose prevents up-regulation of senescence-associated genes in carnation petals. Journal of Experimental Botany 2007; DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erm076.

- Ronny V. L. Joosen, Michiel Lammers, Peter A. Balk, Peter Brønnum, Maurice C. J. M. Konings, Mike Perks, Eva Stattin, Monique F. van Wordragen and A. (Lonneke) H. M. van der Geest. (2006). Correlating gene expression to physiological parameters and environmental conditions during cold acclimation of Pinus sylvestris, identification of molecular markers using cDNA microarrays. Tree Physiology 26:1297–1313.  

- W. G. van Doorn, P.A. Balk, A.M. van Houwelingen, F.A. Hoeberichts, R.D. Hall, O. Vorst, C. van der Schoot, and M.F. van Wordragen. (2004) Expression profile analysis of anthesis and senescence in Iris flowers. Plant Molecular Biology, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 845-863(19). 

- Monique van Wordragen, Peter Balk, Robert Hall, Mariska Nijenhuis, Hetty van den Broeck, Oscar Vorst, and Astrid Poelman. (2003) Applied Genomics - an innovative tool to improve quality in chains. Predicting mealiness in apples – a case study. Acta Horticulturae 604 (1) ; 387 - 394. 

- Frank A. Hoeberichts, Wouter G. van Doorn, Oscar Vorst, Robert D. Hall, and Monique F. van Wordragen (2003) cDNA microarray analysis of carnation petal senescence. ‘Biology and biotechnology of the plant hormone ethylene III. M. Vendrell (Eds). IOS Press.