Blanco-Ulate B, Vincenti E, Powell ALT, Cantu, D. 2013.  Tomato transcriptome and mutant analyses suggest a role for plant stress hormones in the interaction between fruit and Botrytis cinerea. Frontiers in Plant Science 4: 142.

Blanco-Ulate B, Allen G, Powell ALT, Cantu D. 2013. Draft genome sequence of Botrytis cinerea BcDW1, inoculum for noble rot of grape berries. Genome Announc. 1(3):e00252-13. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00252-13.

Wang H, Liu G, Li C, Powell ALT, Reid MS, Jiang C-Z.  2013.  Defence responses regulated by jasmonate and delayed senescence caused by ethylene receptor mutation contribute to the tolerance of petunia to Botrytis cinerea.  Molecular Plant Pathology 14: 453–469.

Powell ALT, Nguyen C, Hill T, Lam Cheng KL, Figueroa-Balderas R, Aktas, H, Ashrafi H, Pons C, Fernandez-Munoz R, Vicente A, Lopez-Baltazar J, Barry C, Liu Y, Chetelat R, Granell A, Van Deynze A, Giovannoni J, Bennett A. 2012. The tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Uniform ripening (U) locus is a Golden 2-like transcription factor regulating fruit chloroplasts. Science 336:1711-1715.

Shah P, Gutierrez-Sanchez G, Cantu D, Powell, ALT, Orlando R, Bergmann C. 2012. A proteomic analysis of ripening tomato fruit infected by Botrytis cinerea. Journal Proteome Research 11:2178-2192.

Haroldsen V, Szczerba M, Aktas H, Lopez-Baltazar J, Odias MJ, ChiHam C, Labavitch JM, Bennett AB, Powell ALT. 2012. Delivery of nucleic acids and proteins from grafted rootstocks for pathogen and pest control.  Frontiers in Plant Sciences 3:39.

Blanco-Ulate B, Cantu D, Wang H, Bennett AB, Labavitch  JM, Powell ALT.  2011.  Modifications in Tomato Fruit Ripening alter Susceptibility to the Pathogenic Fungus Botrytis cinerea.  Acta Horticulturae 906:161-170.

Cantu D, Greve LC, Labavitch JM, Powell ALT.  2009.  Characterization of the cell wall of the ubiquitous plant pathogen Botrytis cinerea.  Mycological Research 113:1396-1403.

Cantu D, Blanco-Ulate B, Yang L, Labavitch JM, Bennett AB, and Powell ALT. 2009. Ripening regulated susceptibility of tomato fruit to Botrytis cinerea requires NOR but not RIN or ethylene. Plant Physiol.150:1434-1449.

Cantu D, Vicente AR, Labavitch JM, Bennett AB, Powell ALT.  2008.  Strangers in the matrix: plant cell wall and pathogen susceptibility.  Trends in Plant Sciences.11:610-617.

Celorio-Mancera M de la P, Allen ML, Powell AL, Ahmadi H, Salemi MR Phinney,BS, Shackel, KA, Greve, LC,  Teuber, LR, Labavitch, JM.  2008.  Cloning and identification of western tarnished plant bug (Lygus hesperus) polygalacturonases secreted during feeding.  Arthropod Plant Interactions 2:215-225.

Cantu D, Vicente AR, Greve LC, Dewey FM, Bennett AB, Labavitch JM and Powell ALT. 2008. The intersection between cell wall disassembly, ripening and fruit susceptibility to B. cinerea. Proc. Natl. Aca. Sci. USA. 105: 859-864

Cantu D, Vicente AR, Greve LC, Labavitch JM, Powell ALT. 2007. Genetic determinants of textural modifications in fruits and role of cell wall polysaccharides and defense proteins in the protection against pathogens.  Fresh Produce 1:1-10.

Vicente AR, Powell A, Greve LC, Labavitch JM. 2007. Cell wall disassembly events in boysenberry (Rubus idaeus L. x Rubus ursinus Cham. & Schldl.) fruit development.  Functional Plant Biology 34:614-623.

Vicente AR, Ortugno C, Rosli H, Powell Ann LT, Greve C, Labavitch J. 2007. The temporal sequence of cell wall disassembly events in developing fruits: 2. Analysis of blueberry. J Agric. Food Chem. 55:4125-30.

Vicente AR, Ortugno C, Powell Ann LT, Greve C, Labavitch JM. 2007. The temporal sequence of cell wall disassembly events in developing fruits: 1. Analysis of raspberry. J Agric. Food Chem. 55:4119-4124.

Vicente, Ariel, Civello, Marcos, Martínez, GA, Powell, ALT, Labavitch, JML, Chaves Alicia. 2005. Control of postharvest spoilage in soft fruit. Stewart Postharvest Review Journal. 1: 1-11.  (

Rousseaux MC, Jones C, Adams D, Chetelat R, Bennett A, Powell,A.  2005. Genetic analysis of ascorbic acid, phenolic and antioxidant fruit QTL in Lycopersicon pennellii.  Theoretical and Applied Genetics 111:1396-1408.

Agüero C B., Uratsu S L, Greve LC, Powell ALT, Labavitch JM, Meredith CP, Dandekar AM.  2005.  Evaluation of tolerance to Pierce’s Disease and Botrytis in transgenic plants of Vitis vinifera L. expressing the pear PGIP gene.  Mol. Plant Path. 6:43-51.

D’hallewin G, Schirra M, Powell ALT, Greve LC, Labavitch JM. 2004.  Properties of a polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein from ‘Oroblanco’ grapefruit.  Physiologia Plantarum 120:395-404.

Kalamaki MS, Powell ALT, Struijs K, Labavitch,JM, Reid DS, Bennett, AB. 2003. Transgenic over-expression of expansin influences particle size distribution and improves viscosity of tomato juice and paste.  J. Agricultural and Food Chem. 51:7465-7471.

Powell ALT, Kalamaki MS, Kurien PA, Gurrieri S, Bennett AB. 2003.  Simultaneous transgenic suppression of LePG and LeExp1 influences fruit texture and juice viscosity in a fresh market tomato variety.  J. Agricultural and Food Chemistry 51:7450-7455.

Thornburg, R, Carter C, Powell A, Horner HH, Rizhsky L, Mittler R. 2003.   A major function of the nectary gland is plant defense against microbial attack.  Plant Syst. Evol. 238:211-218.

Gurusinghe S., Powell ALT, Bradford KJ. 2002.  Enhanced expression of BiP is Associated with treatments that extend storage Longevity of primed tomato seeds.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 127 (4): 528-534.

Powell ALT, van Kan J, ten Have A, Visser J, Greve LC, Bennett AB, Labavitch JM. 2000.  Transgenic expression of pear PGIP in tomato limits fungal colonization. Mol. Plant Microbe Interactions 13:942-950.

Civello PM, Powell A, Sabehat A, Bennett AB. 1999.  An expansin gene expressed in ripening strawberry fruit.  Plant Physiol. 121:1-7.

Kanayama Y, Granot D, Dai N, Petreikov M, Schaffer A, Powell A, Bennett AB. 1998.  Tomato fructokinases exhibit differential expression and substrate regulation.  Plant Physiol. 117:85-90.

Stotz HU, Contos JA, Powell ALT, Bennett AB, Labavitch JM.  1994.   Structure and expression of an inhibitor of fungal polygalacturonases from tomato. Plant Mol. Biol. 25:607-617.

Stotz HU, Powell ALT, Damon SE, Greve LC, Bennett AB, Labavitch JM.  1993.  Molecular characterization of a polygalacturonase inhibitor from Pyrus communis L. cv Bartlett.  Plant Physiol. 102:133-138.

Kanemoto R, Powell ALT, Akiyoshi DE, Regier DA, Kerstetter RA, Nester EW, Hawes MC, Gordon MP.  1989.  Nucleotide sequence and analysis of the plant-inducible locus pinF from Agrobacterium tumefaciens.  J. of Bacteriology 171:2506-2512.