List of Publications produced by the Laboratory

  1. Orton, T.J., S.H. Hulbert, M.E. Durgan and C.F. Quiros. 1984. UC1, Fusarium yellows resistant celery breeding line. HortScience 19(4):594.

  2. Quiros, C.F., A. Rugama, Y.Y. Dong and T.J. Orton. 1986. Cytological and genetical studies of a male sterile celery. Euphytica 35:867-875.

  3. Ochoa, O., V. D'Antonio and C.F. Quiros. 1986. Techniques of water emasculation for celery and cut seedstalk pollination in celery. HortScience 21(6):1455-1456.

  4. Quiros, C.F., D. Douches and V. D'Antonio. 1987. Inheritance of annual habit in celery: Cosegregation with isozyme and anthocyanin markers. Theor. Appl. Genet. 74:203-208.

  5. D'Antonio, V. and C.F. Quiros. 1987. Viability of celery pollen after collection and storage. HortScience 22(3):479-481.

  6. Quiros, C.F. and G.R. Bauchan. 1988. The genus Medicago sativa and the origin of the Medicago sativa complex. IN: D.K. Barnes (ed.), Alfalfa Science and Technology, 2nd edition, Amer. Soc. Agron., pp. 93-124.

  7. Quiros, C.F., M. McGrath and J.L. Stites. 1987. Use of stem proteins and isozymes for the identification of celery varieties. Plant Cell Rpts. 6:114-117.

  8. Douches, D. and C.F. Quiros. 1987. Use of 4x-2x crosses to determine gene-centromere map distances of isozyme loci in Solanum species. Genome 29:519-527.

  9. Quiros, C.F., O. Ochoa, S.K. Kianian and D. Douches. 1987. Analysis of the Brassica oleracea genome by the generation of B. campestris-oleracea chromosome addition lines: Characterization of isozymes and rRna genes. Theor. Appl. Genet. 74:758-766.

  10. Trumble, J.R. and C.F. Quiros. 1988. Antixenotic and antibiotic resistance in Apium species to Liriomyza trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 81(2):602-607.

  11. Douches, D.S. and C.F. Quiros. 1988. Genetic recombination in a diploid synaptic mutant and a Solanum tuberosum x S. chacoense diploid hybrid. Heredity 60:183-191.

  12. Catlin, D., O. Ochoa, S. McCormick and C.F. Quiros. 1988. Celery transformation by Agrobacterium tumefasciens: Cytological and genetic analysis of transgenic plants. Plant Cell Rpt. 7:100-103.

  13. Douches, D. and C.F. Quiros. 1988. Genetic strategies to determine the mode of 2n egg formation in diploid potatoes. Euphytica 38:247-260.

  14. Quiros, C.F., O. Ochoa and D.S. Douches. 1988. Exploring the role of x=7 species in Brassica evolution: Hybridization with B. nigra and B. oleracea. J. Hered. 79:351-358.

  15. Douches, D. and C.F. Quiros. 1988. Additional isozyme loci in tuber bearing Solanums: Inheritance and linkage relationships. J. Hered. 79:377-384.

  16. Tarquis, A., M. Lassner and C.F. Quiros. 1989. RFSIZE: A BASIC program to estimate DNA fragment size with a digitizer. J. Heredity 80(3):254-55.

  17. Ochoa, O. and C.F. Quiros. 1989. Apium wild species: Novel sources for resistance to late blight in celery. Plant Breeding 102:317-321.
  18. Rabinowitz, D., C.R. Linder, R. Ortega, D. Begazo, H. Murguia, D.S. Douches, and C. F. Quiros. 1990. High levels of interspecific hybridization between Solanum sparsipilum and S. stenotomum in experimental plots in the Andes. Amer. Potato J. 67(2):73-81.

  19. Quiros, C.F. and P.E. McGuire (eds.). 1989. Proc., Fifth Crucifer Genetics Workshop, Univ. Calif., Davis. Rpt. No. 4, Univ. California Genetic Resources Conservation Program. April 7-9.

  20. Trumble, J.T., W. Dereks, C.F.Quiros and R.C. Beier. 1990. Host plant resistance and linear furanocoumarin content of Apium accessions. J. Econ. Entomol. 83:519-525.

  21. Quiros, C.F., S.B. Brush, D.S. Douches, K.S. Zimmerer and G. Huestis. 1990. Biochemical and folk assessment of variability of Andean cultivated potatoes. Econ. Bot. 44:254-266.

  22. Hosaka, K., S.F. Kianian, J.M. McGrath and C.F. Quiros. 1990. Development and chromosomal localization of genome specific DNA markers of Brassica and the evolution of amphidiploids and n=9 diploid species. Genome 33:131-142.
  23. Delseny, M., M. McGrath, P. This, A.M. Chevre and C.F. Quiros. 1990. Ribosomal RNA genes in diploid and amphidiploid Brassica and related species: Organization, polymorphism and evolution. Genome 33:733-744.

  24. McGrath, M., C.F. Quiros, J.J. Harada and B.S. Landry. 1990. Identification of Brassica oleracea monosomic alien chromosome addition lines with molecular markers reveals extensive gene duplication. Mol. Gen. Genet. 223:198-204.

  25. This, P., O. Ochoa and C.F. Quiros. 1990. Dissection of the Brassica nigra genome by chromosomic addition lines. Plant Breeding 105:211-220.

  26. McGrath, M. and C.F. Quiros. 1990. Generation of alien chromosome addition lines from synthetic Brassica napus: Morphology, cytology, fertility and chromosome transmission. Genome 33:374-383.

  27. Chevre, A.M., This, P., Eber, F., Deschamps, M., Renard, M., Delseny, M. and C.F. Quiros. 1991. Characterization of disomic addition lines Brassica napus-Brassica nigra by isozyme, fatty acid, and RFLP markers. Theor. Appl. Genet. 81:43-49.

  28. Hu, J. and C.F. Quiros. 1991. Molecular and cytological evidence of deletions in alien chromosomes of two monosomic addition lines of Brassica campestris-oleracea. Theor. Appl. Genet. 81:221-226.

  29. McGrath, M. and C.F. Quiros. 1991. Intersubspecies hybrids and their progeny in Brassica campestris. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 116:349-355.

  30. Quiros, C.F., J. Hu, P. This, A.M. Chevre and M. Delseny. 1991. Development and chromosomal localization of genome-specific markers by polymerase chain reaction in Brassica. Theor. Appl. Genet. 82:627-632.

  31. Quiros, C.F. 1991. Lycopersicon cytogenetics, pp. 119-137. In: Chromosome Engineering in Plants: Genetics, Breeding, Evolution, Part B, T. Tsuchiya and P.K. Gupta, eds., Elsevier, Amsterdam.

  32. Hu, Jinguo and C.F. Quiros. 1991. Identification of broccoli and cauliflower cultivars with RAPD markers. Plant Cell Repts. 10:505-511.

  33. McGrath, J.M. and C.F. Quiros. 1991. Inheritance of isozyme and RFLP markers in Brassica campestris and comparison with B. oleracea. Theor. Appl. Genet. 82:668-673.

  34. McGrath, J.M. and C.F. Quiros. 1992. Genetic diversity at isozyme and RFLP loci in Brassica campestris as related to crop type and geographical origin. Theor. Appl. Genet. 83:783-790.

  35. Kianian, S.F. and C.F. Quiros. 1992. Generation of a Brassica oleracea composite RFLP map: linkage arrangements among various populations and evolutionary implications. Theor. Appl. Genet. 84:544-554.

  36. Kianian, S.F. and C.F. Quiros. 1992. Genetic analysis of major multigene families in Brassica oleracea and related species. Genome 35:516-527.

  37. Struss, D., C.F. Quiros and G. Robbelen. 1992. Mapping of molecular markers on Brassica B-genome chromosomes added to Brassica napus. Plant Breeding 108:320-323.

  38. Diawara, M.M., J.T. Trumble, C.F. Quiros and J.F. Millar. 1992. Resistance to Spodoptera exigua in Apium prostratum. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 64:125-133.

  39. Quiros, C.F. et al. 1992. Increase of potato genetic resources in their center of diversity: the role of natural outcrossing and selection by the Andean farmer. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 39:107-113.

  40. Quiros, C.F. et al. 1993. Use of RAPD markers in potato genetics: segregation in diploid and tetraploid families. Amer. Potato J. 70:35-70.

  41. Kianian, S.F. and C.F. Quiros. 1993. Trait inheritance, fertility, and genomic relationships of some n=9 Brassica species. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 39:165-175.

  42. Quiros, C.F. 1993. Genetic Improvement of Celery. In: Kalloo and Bergh (eds.), Vegetable Crops Improvement, Pergamon, 37:523-534.

  43. Quiros, C.F. et al. 1993. UC8-1, UC10-1 and UC26-1, three celery lines resistant to Fusarium yellows. HortScience 28:351-352.

  44. Huestis, G.M., J.M. McGrath and C.F. Quiros. 1993. Development of genetic markers in celery based on restriction fragment length polymorphisms. Theor. Appl. Genet. 85:889-896.

  45. Yang, X. and C. Quiros. 1993. Identification and classification of celery cultivars with RAPD markers. Theor. Appl. Genet. 86:205-212.

  46. Quiros, C.F. 1993. Celery breeding program at the Department of Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis. HortScience 28(4):250, 359.

  47. Diawara, M.M., J.T. Trumble and C.F. Quiros. 1993. Linear furanocoumarins of three celery breeding lines: Implications for integrated pest management. J. Agric. Food Chem. 41(5):819-824.

  48. Quiros, C.F. et al. DNA Based Brassica Maps. In: Vasil and Phillips (eds.). DNA-based Markers in Plants, Kluwer.Chp 11:199-222.

  49. Truco, M.J. and C.F. Quiros 1994. Structure and organization ofthe B genome based on a linkage map of Brassica nigra Theor Appl Genet 89:590-598

  50. Hu, J. Quiros, C.F., Arus, P., Struss, D. and G. Robbelen. 1995. Mapping a gene for determining linolenic acid concentration in rapeseed with DNA-based markers. Theor Appl Genet 90:258-262

  51. Hu, J., van Eysden, J. and C.F. Quiros. 1995. Generation of DNA- based markers in specific genome regions by two-primer RAPD reactions. PCR Methods and Applications 4:346-351

  52. Yang, X.F. and C.F. Quiros 1994. Construction of a genetic linkage map in celery using DNA-based markers. Genome 38:36-44

  53. Diawara M.M., Trumble, J.T., Quiros, C.F., White, K.K. and C. Adams. 1994. Plant age and seasonal variations in genotype resistance of celery to beet army worm. J. Econ. Entom. 87:514-522.

  54. Chevre, A.M., Delourme, R., Eber, F., Margale, E., Quiros, C.F. and P. Arus. Genetic analysis and nomenclature for seven isozyme systems in Brassica nigra, B. oleracea and B. campestris. Plant Breed. 114:473-480.

  55. Quiros, C.F., This, P., Laudie, M., Benet, A., Chevre, A.M. and M. Delseny. 1995 Analysis of a set of RAPD markers by hybridization and sequencing in Brassica: a note of caution. Plant Cell Reports 14:630-634.

  56. Margale, E. Herve, Y., Hu, C.F. and C.F. Quiros. Determination of genetic variability by RAPD markers in cauliflower, cabbage and kale local cultivars from France. Genetic Resources and Crop Evol. 42:281-289

  57. Quiros, C.F. , Truco, M.J. and J. Hu. 1995. Sequence comparison of two codominat RAPD markers in Brassica nigra:deletions, substitutions and microsatellites. Plant Cell Reports 15:268-270.

  58. Hu, J. and C.F. Quiros Application of molecular markers and cytogenetic stocks to Brassica genetics, breeding and evolution. Acta Horticulturae (Proc of Intl. Symp. Brassicas) 40:79-86.

  59. Brush, S., Kesseli, R., Ortega, R. Cisneros, P., Zimmerer, K. and C.F. Quiros 1995. Potato diversity in the Andean center of crop domestication. Conservation Biol. 9(5):1189-1198.

  60. Cisneros, P. and C.F. Quiros 1995 Variation and phylogeny of the triploid cultivated potato Solanum chaucha based on RAPD and isozyme markers Genetic Resources and Crop Evol. 42:373-386.

  61. Yang, X.F. and C.F. Quiros 1995. Characterization of the celery genome with DNA-based genetic markers. J. A.S.H.S. 120:747-751.

  62. Sadowski, J., Gaubier, P., Delseny, M and C.F. Quiros .1996. Genetic and physical mapping in Brassica diploid species of a gene cluster defined in Arabidopsis thaliana. Mol Gen Genet 251:298-306.

  63. Quiros, C.F., Epperson, A. Hu, Jinguo and Miguel Holle .1996. Physiological studies and determination of chromosome number in maca, Lepidium meyenii (Brassicaceae). Econ. Bot. 50:216-223.

  64. Truco, M.J., Hu, J, Sadowski, J. and C.F. Quiros. 1996. Inter and intragenomic homology of the Brassica genomes: Implications on their origin and evolution. Theor. Appl. Genet. Theor. Appl. Genet. 93:1225-1233.

  65. Struss, D., Quiros, C.F., Prieske, J. and G. Robbelen. 1996. Construction of Brassica B genome synteny groups based on chromosomes extracted from three different sources of phenotypic, isozyme and molecular  markers. Theor Appl. Genet. 93:1026-1032.

  66. Quiros, C.F and R. Aliaga. 1997. Maca. In. Hermann, M. and J. Heller (eds) Andean roots and tubers:Ahipa, arracacha, maca and yacon . Promoting conservation and use of underutilized and neglected crops. 21. IPGRI, Rome /IPK, Gatersleben.

  67. Hu, J., Sadowski, J., Osborn, T.C., Landry, B.S. and C. F. Quiros. 1998. Linkage group alignment from four  independent Brassica oleracea RFLP maps. Genome 41:226-235.

  68. Sadowski, J. and C. F. Quiros. 1998. Organization of an Arabidopsis thaliana gene cluster on chromosome 4  including the RPS2 gene, in the Brassica nigra genome. Theor Appl Genet 96:468-474

  69. Toledo,  J, Dehal, P, Jarrin F, Hermann, M. and Quiros C.F. 1998. Genetic variability of Lepidium meyenii and other Andean Lepidium species assessed by molecular markers Annals of Bot. 82:523-530 
  70. Quiros, C.F. 1998. Molecular markers and their application to genetics, breeding and evolution of Brassica. J. Japan Soc. Hort. Sco. 67:1180-1185.

  71. Quiros CF. 1999. Molecular markers and Genetic maps in Brassica. In:“Biology of Brassica cenospecies” (ed)  Gomez-Campo, C Elsevier.

  72. Perez F, Menedez A, Dehal P and CF Quiros. 1999 . Genomic differentiation in Solanum: comparative mapping of the A and E genomes. Theor. Appl Genet. 89:1183-1193.

  73. Hu J, Li G, Struss D and CF Quiros. 1999. SCAR and RAPD markers associated with 18-carbon fatty acids in rapeseed (Brassica napus). Plant Breed. 118:145-150.

  74. Trumble, J.T., Diawara, M. m. and C.F. Quiros. 1999. The need for understanding mechanisms of resistance: the example of celery. Breeding for Resistance to Insects and Mites IOBC  Bull. 22:83-88.

  75. Trumble JT, Diawara MM and CF Quiros. 2000. Breeding resistance in Apium graveolens to Liriomyza trifolii: Antibiosis and linear furanocoumarin content. Acta Horticul. 513: 29-38.

  76. Li, G. and C.F. Quiros. 2000. Use of amplified fragment length polymorphism markers for celery cultivar identification. HortSci 35:726-728

77.  Wroblewski, T., Coulibaly, S., Sadowski, J. and C.F. Quiros. 2000. Variation and phylogenetic utility of the Arabidopsis thaliana Rps2 homolog in various species of the tribe Brassiceae. Mol. Phyl. and Evol. 16:440-448.

78.  Quiros, C. F., Grellet, F., Sadowski, J., Suzuki, T. and T. Wrobelwski. 2001 Arabidopsis and Brassica comparative genomics: sequence, structure and gene content in the ABI1-Rps2-Ck1 chromosomal segment and related regions. Genetics 157:1321-1330.

79.  Saal, B; Plieske, J; Hu, J; Quiros, C F; Struss, D. 2001 Microsatellite markers for genome analysis in Brassica. II. Assignment of rapeseed microsatellites to the A and C genomes and genetic mapping in Brassica oleracea L..Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 102:695-699.

80.  Quiros, CF. 2001. DNA-based marker maps of Brassica. In DNA-Based markers in Plants. RL Phillips and JK Vasil (eds.) Kluwer Acad. Press

  1. Li, G.  and C. F. Quiros. 2001. Sequence- Related Amplified Polymorphism (SRAP), a new marker system based on a simple PCR reaction: Its application to mapping and gene tagging in Brassica. Theor. Appl. Genet. 103:455-461

  2. Li, G., Riaz A., Goyal S., Abel S., and C.F.Quiros. 2001 Inheritance of three major genes involved in the synthesis of aliphatic glucosinolates in Brassica oleracea . Journal of the Amer. Soc. for Hortic. Sci, 126:427-431.

  3. Ruiz JJ, B. Pico, G. Li, V. D'Antonio, B. Falk and C. F. Quiros. 2001. Identification of markers linked to a Celery Mosaic Virus resistance gene in celery. Journal of the Amer. Soc. for Hortic. Sci, 126:432-435.

  4. Riaz, A, G. Li, Z. Quresh, M. Swati and CF Quiros. 2001. Genetic diversity of oilseed Brassica napus inbred lines based on sequence-related amplified polymorphism and its relation to hybrid performance.  Plant Breeding 120:1-5.

  5. Li, G., Ammermann, U. and C.F. Quiros. 2001.  Glucosinolate contents in maca (Lepidium peruvianum Chacon) seeds, sprouts, mature plants and several derived commercial products. Econ. Bot. 55:255-262.

  6. D’Antonio, F. Falk, B and CF Quiros 2001. Inheritance of resistance to celery mosaic virus in celery. Plant Disease 85:1276-77.

  7. Branca, F.  Li, G, Goyal, SS and CF Quiros 2002. Survey of aliphatic glucosinolate in Sicilian wild and cultivated Brassicaceae. Phytochem 59:717-724

  8. Li, G. and CF Quiros. 2002. Genetic analysis, expression and molecular characterization of BoGSL-ELONG, a major gene involved in the aliphatic glucosinolate pathway of Brassica species. Genetics 162:1937-1943.

  9. Babula, B., Kaczmarck, M, Barakat, A, Delseny, M, Quiros CF and Sadowski, J. 2003. Chromosomal mapping of B. oleracea based on Arabidopsis ESTs: complexity of comparative mapping. Mol. Gen. Genet. 268: 656-665.

  10. Li, G. and CF Quiros. 2003. In planta side-chain glucosinolate modification in Arabidopsis by introduction of dioxygenase Brassica homolog BoGSL-ALK. Theor. Appl. Genet 106:1116-1121.

  11.  Suzuki, T., F. Grellet, D. Potter, G. Li, C.F. Quiros 2003.  Orthology and paralogy of the Ck1 duplicate genes in Brassica oleracea and Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Science 164:735-742.

  12. Li, G, M. Gao, B. Yang and, CF Quiros 2003 Gene to gene alignment between the Brassica and Arabidopsis genomes by transcriptional mapping., Theoretical and Applied Genetics 107:168-180.

  13. Quiros CF, Paterson AH  2004. Gene mapping and analysis. In: Pua EC, Douglas CJ (eds) Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry, Vol. 54: 31-64. Brassica Biotechnology, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg .

  14. Gao M, Li G, Yang B, McCombie WR and CF Quiros 2004. Comparative analysis of a Brassica BAC clone containing several major aliphatic glucosinolate genes with its corresponding Arabidopsis sequence. Genome 47:666-679.

  15. Ruiz, Juan J.  Garcia-Martinez, Santiago ; Pico, Belen ; Gao, Muquiang ; Quiros, Carlos F.2005. Genetic variability and relationship of closely related Spanish traditional cultivars of tomato as detected by SRAP and SSR markers.  Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 130:  88-94.

  16. Gao, M. Li, G. McCombie W. R. and Carlos F. Quiros 2005. Comparative analysis of a transposon-rich Brassica oleracea BAC clone with its corresponding sequence in A. thaliana. Theor Appl

      Genet 111:949-955.

  1. Gao, M. Li, G. Potter, D. McCombie W. R. and Carlos F. Quiros 2006. Comparative analysis of methylthioalkylmalate synthase (MAM) gene family and flanking DNA sequences in Brassica oleracea and A. thaliana. Plant Cell Reports 25:592-98.

  2. Ortega, OR et al. 2006. Glucosinolate survey of cultivated and feral mashua in the Cuzco region of Peru. Econ. Bot. 60:254-264.

  3. Ortega, OR et al. 2007. Pattern of genetic diversity of cultivated and non-cultivated mashua in the Cusco region of Peru. Genet Resour Crop Evol. 54:807-821

  4. Gao, M et al. 2007. High-density Brassica oleracea linkage map: identification and useful linkages. Theor Appl. Genet 115:227-287.

  5. Valdez-Ojeda et al 2008. Assessing morphological and genetical variation in annatto (Bixa orellana L.) by SRAP and cluster analysis. HortSci 43:2013-17.

102. Prakash S et al. 2009 Brassica and Its Close Allies: Cytogenetics and Evolution. Plant Breeding Reviews 31: 21-187


  103. Qiu D,  Gao M, Li G  C Quiros 2009. Comparative sequence analysis for Brassica oleracea with similar sequences in B. rapa and Arabidopsis thaliana Plant Cell Repts 28:649-58 


  104 Yang B and C. F. Quiros 2010. Survey of glucosinolate variation in leaves of Brassica rapa crops. Genet. Resour. Crop Evol. DOI 10.1007/s10722-010-9549-5


 105. Liu Z et al. Quiros CF, Li G. 2010. MAM gene silencing leads to the induction of C3 and reduction of C4 and C5 side-chain aliphatic glucosinolates in Brassica napus. Mol. Breed.

DOI 10.1007/s11032-010-9444-y 


106. Valdez-Ojeda R, Quiros CF et al. 2010 Outcrossing rates in annatto determined by sequence-related amplified polymorphism. Agronomy J. 102:1340-1345.


107. Yang B, Qiu D and CF Quiros 2010. Variation of five major glucosinolate genes in Brassica rapa in relation to Brassica oleracea and Arabidopsis thaliana. Spanish J. of Ag Res. 8:662-671


    108. Hasan N et al. 2010. Polymorphic chloroplast microsatellite markers in the octoploid Lepidium meyenii and cross species amplification in Lepidium. Amer. J. Bot. 97:e85-88.


109. Quiros CF and Farnham M 2011. The Genetics of Brassica oleracea In: Genetics and Genomics of  the Brassicaceae (Ed) Bancroft I and R Schmidt. Plant Genetics and Genomics Series,  Springer





Rubatzky V,  Quiros CF and Simon P.1999. Carrots and Related Vegetable Umbelliferae. CAB International, UK.


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