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Dr. Danilo D. Fernando

PUBLICATIONS (last 10 years):

Fernando DD, Quinn CR, Brenner E, and Owens JN. 2010. Male gametophyte development and evolution in gymnosperms. Invited Review. Intl J Plant Developmental Biology 4 (Special Issue 1): 47-63.

Fernando DD, Zhang S. 2008. Characterization and heterologous expression of SLF, a functional homolog of the floral regulator LEAFY/FLORICAULA from Salix discolor. International Journal of Plant Developmental Biology 2:92-99.

Wang BY, Su JR, Fernando DD. 2008. Development of the male reproductive structures in Taxus yunnanensis. Plant Systematics and Evolution 276:51-58.

Owens JN and Fernando DD. 2007. Pollination and seed production in western white pine. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37:260-275.

Fernando DD, Richards JL and Kikkert JR. 2006. In vitro germination and transient GFP expression of American chestnut (Castanea dentata) pollen. Plant Cell Rep 25:450-456.

Fernando DD. 2005. Characterization of pollen tube development in eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) through proteomic analysis of differentially expressed proteins. Proteomics 5:4917-4926.

Fernando DD and Zhang S. 2005. Constitutive expression of the SAP1 gene from willow (Salix discolor) causes early flowering in Arabidopsis thaliana. Development, Genes and Evolution 14:1-10.

Fernando DD, Lazzaro MD and Owens JN. 2005. Growth and development of conifer pollen tubes. Sexual Plant Reproduction 18:149-162.

Fernando DD, Long SM and Sniezko RA. 2005. Sexual reproduction and crossing barriers in white pines: the case between Pinus lambertiana (sugar pine) and P. monticola (western white pine). Tree Genetics and Genomes 1:143-150.

Zhang S and Fernando DD. 2005. Structural, histochemical and protein analysis of male reproductive development in willow. Sexual Plant Reproduction 18:37-41.

Fernando DD and Owens JN. 2004. Development of an in vitro technology to confer white pine blister rust resistance. In Sniezko, R.A. et al. eds. 2004. Breeding and genetic resources of five-needle pines: growth, adaptability and pest resistance; 2001 July 23-27; Medford, OR, USA. IUFRO Working Party 2.02.15. Proceedings RMRS-P-32. Fort Collins, CO: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Pp. 163-168.

Mueller JK, Heckathorn SA and Fernando DD. 2003. Identification of a chloroplast dehydrin in leaves of mature plants. International Journal of Plant Sciences 164:535-542.

Owens JN, Takaso T and Fernando DD. 2003. Conifer reproduction: diversity in an ancient group. Acta Horticulturae 615:115-120.

Fernando DD, Owens JN, Yu X, and Ekramoddoullah AKM. 2001. RNA and protein synthesis during in vitro pollen germination and tube elongation in Pinus monticola and other conifers. Sexual Plant Reproduction 13:259-264.

Fernando DD, Owens JN and Misra S. 2000. Transient gene expression in pine pollen tubes following particle bombardment. Plant Cell Reports 19:224-228.

Fernando DD, Owens JN and von Aderkas P. 1998. In vitro fertilization from co-cultured pollen tubes and female gametophytes of Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 96:1057-1063.

Fernando DD, Owens JN, von Aderkas P and Takaso T. 1997. In vitro pollen tube growth and penetration of female gametophyte in Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). Sexual Plant Reproduction 10:209-216.

Fernando DD and Cass DD. 1997. Developmental assessment of sexual reproduction in Butomus umbellatus (Butomaceae): male reproductive component. Annals of Botany 80:449-456.

Fernando DD and Cass DD. 1997. Developmental assessment of sexual reproduction in Butomus umbellatus (Butomaceae): female reproductive component. Annals of Botany 80:457-467.

Fernando DD and Cass DD. 1996. Genotypic differentiation in Butomus umbellatus (Butomaceae) using isozymes and random amplified polymorphic DNAs. Canadian Journal of Botany 74:647-652.

Fernando DD and Cass DD. 1996. Development and structure of ovule, embryo sac, embryo, and endosperm in Butomus umbellatus (Butomaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 157:269-279.

Fernando DD and Cass DD. 1994. Plasmodial tapetum and pollen wall development in Butomus umbellatus (Butomaceae). American Journal of Botany 81:1592-1600.

American chestnut pollen
willow stem callus