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Charles Hawkins, Julie Caruana, Jiaming Li, Omar Darwish, Chris Zawora, Jun Wu, Nadim Alkharouf, and Zhongchi Liu (2017) An eFP browser for visualizing strawberry fruit and flower transcriptomes Horticulture Research 4, Article number: 17029 doi:10.1038/hortres.2017.29

Chunying Kang and Zhongchi Liu (2017) An easy-to-follow pipeline for long non-coding RNA identification: a case study in diploid strawberry Fragaria vesca during development. Methods in Mol. Biol. (In Press).

Dirk Joldersma and Zhongchi Liu (2018). The making of virgin fruit: the molecular and genetic basis of parthenocarpy. J Exp Bot.

Junhui Zhou, Guoming Wang, and Zhongchi Liu (2018) Efficient genome-editing of wild strawberry genes, vector development, and validation. Plant Biotechnology Journal

Rachel Shahan*, Chris Zawora*, Haley Wight, John Sittmann,Wanpeng Wang, Steve Mount, and Zhongchi Liu (2018) Consensus network analysis identifies key regulators of flower and fruit development in wild strawberry Plant Physiology


Zhongchi Liu. Genomic and Genetic Approaches to Identify Key Genes That Regulate Strawberry Reproductive Development. 9th International Rosaceae Genomics Conference: Nanjing, China (2018)

Transcriptome Network-guided Identification of Transcription Factors Regulating Fruit Flesh Softening in Wild Strawberry. Matthew Fischer. 9th International Rosaceae Genomics Conference: Nanjing, China (2018)

Coexpression Network Comparison of Rubus Idaeus and Fragaria Vesca in Early Fruit Development. Haley Wight. 9th International Rosaceae Genomics Conference: Nanjing, China (2018)

The Morphological and Genetic Effects of Exogenous Auxin and Gibberellin Application on Apple Fruit Development. Kelsey Galimba. American Society for Horticulture Science (2018)


Annotation files for Fragaria vesca v2.0.a2. This work was contributed by Chunying Kang.

Time Lapse Video

Credit: Kelsey Galimba, a NSF-funded postdoc on this project