Bethke Lab

USDA and University of Wisconsin-Madison

Busse, J. S., Wiberley-Bradford, A. E., Bethke, P. C. (2019). Transient heat stress during tuber development alters post‐harvest carbohydrate composition and decreases processing quality of chipping potatoes. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 93, 415–10.

Massa, A. N., Manrique-Carpintero, N. C., Coombs, J., Haynes, K. G., Bethke, P. C., Brandt, T. L., et al. (2018). Linkage analysis and QTL mapping in a tetraploid russet mapping population of potato, BMC Genetics 19:87.

Couture, D. J. J., Singh, D. A., Charkowski, D. A. O., Groves, D. R. L., Gray, D. S., Bethke, P. C., Townsend, D. P. A. (2018). Integrating spectroscopy with potato disease management. Plant Disease 102:2233-2240.

Bethke, P. C. (2018). Progress and successes of the specialty crop research initiative on acrylamide reduction in processed potato products. American Journal of Potato Research, 95(4), 328–337.

Endelman, J. B., Carley, C. A. S., Bethke, P. C., Coombs, J. J., Clough, M. E., da Silva, W. L., et al. (2018). Genetic variance partitioning and genome-wide prediction with allele dosage information in autotetraploid potato.Genetics, 209: 77–87.

Wiberley-Bradford, A. E., Bethke, P. C.(2017) Suppression of the vacuolar invertase gene delays senescent sweetening in chipping potatoes. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture,154:66–7.

Wiberley-Bradford, A. E., Bethke, P. C.(2017) Rate of cooling alters chip color, sugar contents, and gene expression profiles in stored potato tubers. American Journal of Potato Research 94:534-543.

Wang, Y., Snodgrass, L. B., Bethke, P. C., Bussan, A. J., Holm, D. G., Novy, R. G., et al. (2017). Reliability of measurement and genotype x environment interaction for potato specific gravity. Crop Science, 57:1966-1972.

Rak, K., Bethke, P. C., Palta, J. P. (2017) QTL mapping of potato chip color and tuber traits within an autotetraploid family. Molecular Breeding, 37:15

Bethke, P. C., Halterman, D, Jansky, S. H. (2017) Are we getting better at using wild potato species in light of new tools? Crop Science, 57:1241-1258.

Schmitz Carley, C. A., Coombs, J. J., Douches, D. S., Bethke, P. C., Palta, J. P., Novy, R. G., Endelman, J. B. (2017) Automated tetraploid genotype calling by hierarchical clustering. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 130: 717-726.

Wiberley-Bradford, A. E., Busse, J. S., Bethke, P. C. (2016). Temperature-dependent regulation of sugar metabolism in wild-type and low-invertase transgenic chipping potatoes during and after cooling for low-temperature storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 115:60–71.

Jansky, S. H., Charkowski, A. O., Douches, D. S., Gusmini, G., Richael, C., Bethke, P. C., et al. (2016). Reinventing potato as a diploid inbred line–based crop. Crop Science, 56:1412–11.

Wang, Yi, Bethke, P. C., Bussan, A. J., Glynn, M. T., Holm, D. G., Navarro, F. M., Novy, R. G., Palta, JP, Pavek, MJ, Porter, GA, Sathuvalli, VR, Thompson, AL, Voglewede, PJ, Whitworth, J. L., Parish, D. I., Endelman,J. B. (2016) Acrylamide-forming potential and agronomic properties of elite U.S. potato germplasm from the National Fry Processing Trial. Crop Science, 56:30-39.

Zhu, Z., Gong, H., He, Q., Zeng, Z., Busse, J.S., Jin, W., Bethke, P.C., Jiang, J. Silencing of vacuolar invertase and asparagine synthetase genes and its impact on acrylamide formation of fried potato products. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 14:709-718.

Wiberley-Bradford, AE, Busse, JS, Jiang, J,  Bethke, PC. (2014)  Sugar metabolism, chip color, invertase activity and gene expression during long-term cold storage of potato (Solanum tuberosum) tubers from wild-type and vacuolar invertase silencing lines of Katahdin.  BMC Research Notes 7:801.

Wang, Y, Bethke, PC, Drilias, MJ, Schmitt, WG, Bussan, AJ. (2014) A Multi-year survey of stem-end chip defect in chipping potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L.). American Journal of Potato Research. In press and online.

Bethke, P.C.   Ethylene in the atmosphere of commercial potato (Solanum tuberosum) storage bins and potential effects on tuber respiration rate and fried chip color. American Journal of Potato Research. 91:688-695.

Bethke, P.C., Nassar, A.M.K., Kubow S., Leclerc Y.N., Li X.Q., Haroon M, Molen T., Bamberg J., Martin M., Donnelly D.J. (2014) History and Origin of Russet Burbank (Netted Gem) a Sport of Burbank. American Journal of Potato Research. 91:594-609.

Jansky, S.H., Spooner D.M., Bethke P.C. (2014) Yield Gains in Potato: Contributing Factors and Future Prospects. In: Yield Gains in Major U.S. Field Crops: Contributing Factors and Future Prospects, Stephen Smith, Brian Diers, James Specht, and Brett Carver, eds, Crop Science Society of America, Madison, WI.

Xiaobiao Z., Richael C., Chamberlain P., James S. Busse, Bussan A.J., Jiang J., Bethke, P.C. (2014) Vacuolar invertase gene silencing in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) improves processing quality by decreasing the frequency of sugar-end defects. PLoS ONE 9: e93381. 2014.

Bethke, P.C., Bussan, A.J. (2013) Acrylamide in processed potato products. American Journal of Potato Research, 90:403-424.

Hirsch, C.N., Hirsch C.D., Felcher K., Coombs J., Zarka D., van Deynze A., De Jong W., Veilleux R.E., Jansky S., Bethke P., Douches D.S., Buell C.R. (2013) Retrospective view of North American potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) breeding in the 20th and 21st centuries. G3-Genes Genomes Genetics 3:1003–1013.

Wang, Yi, Bethke, P.C. (2013) Effects of Verticillium dahliae Infection on stem-end chip defect development in potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L.). Crop Science, 53: 595–601.

Wang, Y, Bussan, A.J., Bethke, P.C. (2012) Stem-end defect in chipping potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L.) as influenced by mild environmental stresses. American Journal of Potato Research, 89:392-399.

McCann, L.C., Bethke, P.C., Casler, M.D., Simon, P.W. (2012) Allocation of experimental resources used in potato breeding to minimize the variance of genotype mean chip color and tuber composition. Crop Science 52:1475-1481.

Jansky S.H., Hamernik, A, Bethke, P.C. (2011) Germplasm release: tetraploid clones with resistance to cold-induced sweetening. American Journal of Potato Research 88:218-225.

Wu, L., Bhaskar P.B., Busse J.S., Zhang R., Bethke P.C., Jiang, J. (2011) Developing cold-chipping potato varieties by silencing the vacuolar invertase gene. Crop Science 51:981-990.

Bhaskar, P.B., Wu, L., Busse J..S., Whitty, B.R., Hamernik, A.J., Jansky, S.H., Buell, C.R., Bethke, P.C., Jiang, J. (2010) Suppression of the vacuolar invertase gene prevents cold-induced sweetening in potato. Plant Physiology 154:939–948.

McCann, L.C., Bethke P.C., Simon PW (2010) Extensive variation in fried chip color and tuber composition in cold-stored tubers of wild potato (solanum) germplasm. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, 58:2368-2376.

Bethke, P.C., Busse, J.S. (2010) Vine-kill treatment and harvest date have persistent effects on tuber physiology. American Journal of Potato Research, 87:299-309.