Works (31)

Updated: April 3rd, 2024 18:24

2024 article

Estimation of Additive and Dominance Effects in an Acacia crassicarpa Multi-Environment Progeny Trial Using Genomic Pedigree Reconstruction

Martins, G. S., Yuliarto, M., Yong, W. C., Melia, T., Maretha, M. V., Sharma, M., … Hodge, G. (2024, February 10). FOREST SCIENCE, Vol. 2.

By: G. Martins n, M. Yuliarto, W. Yong, T. Melia, M. Maretha, M. Sharma, N. Lakey*, J. Ordway*, J. Acosta n, G. Hodge n

author keywords: Acacia crassicarpa; full-sib family; genetic control; additive; dominance; genetic correlation; multi-environmental trial; progeny trial
TL;DR: Large-scale pedigree reconstruction in multi-environment trials was used to assess full-sib families to model the genetics of the quantitative traits survival, straightness, height, diameter at breast height, tree volume, mean annual increment (MAI), and basic density. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 26, 2024

2023 article

Analysis of alkaloids and reducing sugars in processed and unprocessed tobacco leaves using a handheld near infrared spectrometer

Castillo, M. S., Acosta, J. J., Hodge, G. R., Vann, M. C., & Lewis, R. S. (2023, January 16). JOURNAL OF NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY, Vol. 1.

author keywords: Near infrared spectroscopy; handheld; alkaloids; tobacco; reducing sugars; unprocessed; intact
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 13, 2023

2023 journal article

Quantitative Genetics of a Hybrid Population of Eucalyptus nitens x Eucalyptus globulus: Estimation of Genetic Parameters and Implications for Breeding Strategies

FORESTS, 14(2).

author keywords: genetics parameters; F-1 hybrids; Eucalyptus; General Hybridizing Ability (GHA); tree breeding; wood traits
TL;DR: The high General Hybridizing Ability (GHA) and General Combining ability (GCA) relationship between hybrid progeny and pure species progeny performance indicates that parents could be selected for interspecific crosses based on pure species test results for volume and wood properties. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 15, 2023

2022 article

Genomic consequences of artificial selection during early domestication of a wood fibre crop

Mostert-O'Neill, M. M., Tate, H., Reynolds, S. M., Mphahlele, M. M., Berg, G., Verryn, S. D., … Myburg, A. A. (2022, July 2). NEW PHYTOLOGIST, Vol. 7.

author keywords: artificial selection; domestication; eucalypt; forestry; population genomics; selection signatures
MeSH headings : Domestication; Genome, Plant; Genomics; Plant Breeding; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide / genetics; Selection, Genetic; Wood / genetics
TL;DR: This is the first study of genomic signatures of domestication in a timber species looking beyond the first few generations of cultivation, and highlights the importance of intra‐ and interspecific hybridization during early domestication. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 3, 2022

2022 journal article

Predicted genetic gains for growth traits and wood resistance in Pinus maximinoi and Pinus tecunumanii

CROP BREEDING AND APPLIED BIOTECHNOLOGY, 22(2).

author keywords: Genetic parameters; Seed orchard; Heritability; Resistograph; Selection index
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2022

2022 journal article

Quantitative trait loci related to growth and wood quality traits in Eucalyptus grandis W. Hill identified through single- and multi-trait genome-wide association studies

TREE GENETICS & GENOMES, 18(6).

By: L. Rocha*, T. Benatti*, L. Siqueira*, I. Souza*, I. Bianchin*, A. Souza*, A. Miranda Fernandes*, S. Oda* ...

author keywords: Association mapping; Genome-wide association study; Eucalyptus; Gene ontology
TL;DR: This study demonstrates the complex nature of E. grandis quantitative traits and provides new evidence of loci not described before which are associated with the expression of important phenotypic traits. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 24, 2022

2022 journal article

Towards Inline Prediction of Color Development for Wood Stained with Chemical Stains Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

FOREST PRODUCTS JOURNAL, 72(2), 130–139.

By: M. Kropat*, P. Laleicke & J. Acosta

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 1, 2022

2021 journal article

A genome‐wide SNP genotyping resource for tropical pine tree species

Molecular Ecology Resources, 22(2), 695–710.

By: C. Jackson n, N. Christie*, S. Reynolds*, G. Marais*, Y. Tii‐kuzu*, M. Caballero*, T. Kampman*, E. Visser* ...

author keywords: genotyping array; molecular breeding; Pitro50K; SNP; tropical pines
TL;DR: The Pitro50K SNP chip will be useful for population genomics and molecular breeding in this group of pine species that, together with their hybrids, represent the majority of fast‐growing tropical and subtropical pine plantations globally. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: September 7, 2021

2021 journal article

Genomic evidence of introgression and adaptation in a model subtropical tree species,Eucalyptus grandis

MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 30(3), 625–638.

author keywords: ancestry mapping; environmental association; introgression; population genomics
MeSH headings : Acclimatization; Adaptation, Physiological / genetics; Eucalyptus / genetics; Genomics; Trees / genetics
TL;DR: The genetic consequences of adaptation to changing environments can be deciphered using population genomics, which may help predict species' responses to global climate change, and it is shown that genes linked to environment‐associated SNP markers are enriched for biotic and abiotic stress responses. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 28, 2020

2021 journal article

HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGING WITH COST-SENSITIVE LEARNING FOR HIGH-THROUGHPUT SCREENING OF LOBLOLLY PINE (PINUS TAEDA L.) SEEDLINGS FOR FREEZE TOLERANCE

TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASABE, 64(6), 2045–2059.

By: Y. Lu*, K. Payn*, P. Pandey*, J. Acosta, A. Heine*, T. Walker*, S. Young*

author keywords: Cost-sensitive learning; Freeze tolerance; Hyperspectral imaging; Plant phenotyping; Support vector machine
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that hyperspectral imaging can provide tree breeders with a valuable tool for improved efficiency and objectivity in the characterization and screening of freeze tolerance for loblolly pine. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 7, 2022

2021 journal article

Hyperspectral Imaging Combined with Machine Learning for the Detection of Fusiform Rust Disease Incidence in Loblolly Pine Seedlings

REMOTE SENSING, 13(18).

author keywords: plant imaging; computer vision; forestry; disease discrimination; hyperspectral imaging; plant phenotyping; machine learning
TL;DR: This study investigates the use of hyperspectral imaging for the detection of diseased seedlings in loblolly pine using artificial inoculation of seedlings and spectral data from the top half of the stem to build a classification model. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 11, 2021

2021 article

Initial growth results comparing first generation F1 and advanced-generation F2 Pinus patula x Pinus tecunumanii interspecific hybrid families

Nel, A., Acosta, J. J., & Hodge, G. R. (2021, September 28). SOUTHERN FORESTS-A JOURNAL OF FOREST SCIENCE, Vol. 9.

By: A. Nel, J. Acosta n & G. Hodge n

author keywords: F1 versus F2 hybrids; F2 hybrids; PPTL; seed yields; synthetic hybrids
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 28, 2021

2021 journal article

Prediction of Freeze Damage and Minimum Winter Temperature of the Seed Source of Loblolly Pine Seedlings Using Hyperspectral Imaging

FOREST SCIENCE, 67(3), 321–334.

By: Y. Lu*, T. Walker n, J. Acosta n, S. Young n, P. Pandey n, A. Heine n, K. Payn n

author keywords: loblolly pine; freeze damage; hyperspectral imaging; predictive modeling; variable selection
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 7, 2021

2021 article

The use of near infrared spectroscopy to predict foliar nutrient levels of hydroponically grown teak seedlings

Whittier, W. A., Hodge, G. R., Lopez, J., Saravitz, C., & Acosta, J. J. (2021, July 8). JOURNAL OF NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY, Vol. 7.

author keywords: Tectona grandis; teak; near infrared spectroscopy; foliar nutrient; nitrogen; phosphorus; potassium
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 26, 2021

2021 journal article

Toward genomic selection in Pinus taeda: Integrating resources to support array design in a complex conifer genome

APPLICATIONS IN PLANT SCIENCES, 9(6).

By: M. Caballero*, E. Lauer n, J. Bennett*, S. Zaman*, S. McEvoy*, J. Acosta n, C. Jackson n, L. Townsend n ...

author keywords: exome capture; genomic selection; genotype array; genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS); loblolly pine; Pinus taeda; variant detection
TL;DR: The Pita50K array represents a genome‐wide resource developed from sequence data for an economically important conifer, loblolly pine, and uniquely integrates independent projects that assessed trees sampled across the native range. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 4, 2021

2020 journal article

An Algorithm for Genetic Analysis of Full-Sib Datasets with Mixed-Model Software Lacking a Numerator Relationship Matrix Function, and a Comparison with Results from a Dedicated Genetic Software Package

Forests, 11(11), 1169.

author keywords: diallel; variance components; breeding values; REML; BLUP; pedigree; heritability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: November 3, 2020

2020 journal article

Comparison of benchtop and handheld near-infrared spectroscopy devices to determine forage nutritive value

CROP SCIENCE, 60(6), 3410–3422.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 12, 2020

2020 journal article

Defoliation management effects on nutritive value of ‘performer’ switchgrass

Crop Science, 60(3), 1682–1689.

Contributors: P. Bekewe n, M. Castillo n, J. Acosta n & R. Rivera n

TL;DR: There is a wide range of defoliation management options for ‘Performer’ switchgrass that provide flexibility in terms of harvesting schedules to optimize productivity and persistence of nutritious forage. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: June 11, 2020

2020 journal article

Genomics of Clinal Local Adaptation in Pinus sylvestris Under Continuous Environmental and Spatial Genetic Setting

G3&Amp;#58; Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 10(8), 2683–2696.

author keywords: adaptation; population genetics - empirical; landscape genetics; gymnosperms; Pinus sylvestris; Local adaptation; Targeted DNA Sequencing; Structural Variation
MeSH headings : Adaptation, Physiological / genetics; Ecosystem; Genetic Variation; Genetics, Population; Genomics; Pinus; Pinus sylvestris / genetics; Selection, Genetic
TL;DR: The results call for more detailed analysis of structural variation in relation to genomic basis of local adaptation, emphasize the lack of large effect loci contributing to local adaptation in the coding regions and point out to the need for more attention towards multi-locus analysis of polygenic adaptation. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2020

2020 journal article

Wood and Pulping Properties Variation of Acacia crassicarpa A.Cunn. ex Benth. and Sampling Strategies for Accurate Phenotyping

Forests, 11(10), 1043.

By: G. Martins n, M. Yuliarto, R. Antes, Sabki, A. Prasetyo, F. Unda*, S. Mansfield*, G. Hodge n, J. Acosta n

author keywords: Acacia crassicarpa; phenotypic variation; wood and pulping properties; longitudinal variation; wood chemistry; basic density; NIRS
TL;DR: The quality of A. crassicarpa as a wood source for the pulping industry is demonstrated and the wood and pulping traits have high levels of phenotypic variation, and standing tree sampling strategies can be performed for both ranking and high-accuracy phenotyping purposes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: ORCID
Added: September 29, 2020

2019 journal article

Exome Resequencing Reveals Evolutionary History, Genomic Diversity, and Targets of Selection in the Conifers Pinus taeda and Pinus elliottii

Genome Biology and Evolution, 11(2), 508–520.

Contributors: J. Acosta n, A. Fahrenkrog*, L. Neves*, M. Resende*, C. Dervinis*, J. Davis*, J. Holliday*, M. Kirst*

Ed(s): E. Pritham

author keywords: Pinus taeda; Pinus elliottii; demography; genetic diversity; natural selection; exome
MeSH headings : Biological Evolution; Computer Simulation; Genetic Variation; Linkage Disequilibrium; Ovule / chemistry; Pinus taeda / genetics; Population Dynamics; Selection, Genetic
TL;DR: The ability of P. taeda to recover from a dramatic reduction in population size while still retaining high levels of genetic diversity shows promise for other pines facing environmental stressors associated with climate change, indicating that these too may be able to adapt successfully to new future conditions even after a drastic population size contraction. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: June 17, 2019

2018 journal article

Genomic selection prediction models comparing sequence capture and SNP array genotyping methods

Molecular Breeding, 38(9).

By: B. de Moraes*, R. dos Santos*, B. de Lima, A. Aguiar, A. Missiaggia, D. da Costa Dias, G. Rezende, F. Gonçalves* ...

Contributors: B. Moraes*, R. Santos*, B. Lima, A. Aguiar, A. Missiaggia, D. Costa Dias, G. Rezende, F. Gonçalves* ...

author keywords: Captured sequences; Exome capture; Prediction ability; Sequencing; Genotyping platforms; Eucalyptus
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that both genotyping methods are equivalent for genomic prediction of the traits evaluated, and sequence capture offers an alternative for species where SNP arrays are not available, or for when the initial development cost is too high. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: October 19, 2018

2018 journal article

Global near infrared spectroscopy models to predict wood chemical properties of Eucalyptus

Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, 26(2), 117–132.

By: G. Hodge n, J. Acosta n, F. Unda*, W. Woodbridge n & S. Mansfield*

Contributors: G. Hodge n, J. Acosta n, F. Unda*, W. Woodbridge n & S. Mansfield*

author keywords: Near infrared; global calibrations; lignin; S/G ratio; glucose; xylose; breeding; indirect selection; wood quality; Eucalyptus
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Terpenes associated with resistance against the gall wasp, Leptocybe invasa, in Eucalyptus grandis

Plant, Cell & Environment, 41(8), 1840–1851.

author keywords: attractant; GC-MS; NIR; plant defence; repellent
MeSH headings : Animals; Disease Resistance; Eucalyptus / immunology; Eucalyptus / metabolism; Eucalyptus / parasitology; Plant Leaves / parasitology; Plant Shoots / parasitology; Plant Tumors / parasitology; Spectroscopy, Near-Infrared; Terpenes / metabolism; Wasps
TL;DR: Testing the hypothesis that specific terpenes are associated with pest resistance in a Eucalyptus grandis half-sib population found that susceptibility was associated with increased γ-terpinene and α-pinene, whereas reduced susceptibility wasassociated with iso-pinocarveol, which may act to recruit parasitoids or have direct toxic effects. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

The Amborella Genome and the Evolution of Flowering Plants

Science, 342(6165), 1456–1457.

By: V. Albert, W. Barbazuk, C. dePamphilis, J. Der, J. Leebens-Mack, H. Ma, J. Palmer, S. Rounsley ...

Contributors: C. DePamphilis, J. Palmer, S. Rounsley, D. Sankoff, S. Schuster, J. Ammiraju, W. Barbazuk, S. Chamala ...

MeSH headings : Conservation of Natural Resources; Contig Mapping; Evolution, Molecular; Flowers / genetics; Gene Duplication; Genetic Variation; Genome, Plant; Metagenomics / statistics & numerical data; Molecular Sequence Annotation; Multigene Family; New Caledonia; Phylogeny; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Tracheophyta / classification; Tracheophyta / genetics; Tracheophyta / growth & development
TL;DR: Genome structure and phylogenomic analyses indicate that the ancestral Angiosperm was a polyploid with a large constellation of both novel and ancient genes that survived to play key roles in angiosperm biology. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Accelerating the domestication of trees using genomic selection: accuracy of prediction models across ages and environments

New Phytologist, 193(3), 617–624.

author keywords: genomic selection; genotype by environment interaction; model estimation; Pinus taeda; plant breeding
MeSH headings : Agriculture; Environment; Genomics / methods; Inheritance Patterns / genetics; Linear Models; Models, Genetic; Phenotype; Pinus / anatomy & histology; Pinus / genetics; Pinus / growth & development; Quantitative Trait, Heritable; Reproducibility of Results; Selection, Genetic; Time Factors; Trees / genetics; Trees / growth & development
TL;DR: The results demonstrate the feasibility and remarkable gain that can be achieved by incorporating genomic selection in breeding programs, as long as models are used at the relevant selection age and within the breeding zone in which they were estimated. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 2, 2020

2011 journal article

Stability of Genomic Selection prediction models across ages and environments

BMC Proceedings.

Juan Acosta Jaramillo

TL;DR: The first assessment of the utility of genomic selection in a conifer species is reported, developed prediction models for growth traits measured at multiple sites, to evaluate the impact of genotype by environment interactions in their accuracy. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: June 25, 2020

2006 journal article

Evaluación de métodos estadísticos utilizados en trabajos de grado y tesis en los programas de la facultad de ciencias agropecuarias, en un período de tres años

Revista Facultad Nacional De Agronomía, 59(2), 3565–3580. https://www.redalyc.org/articulo.oa?id=179914075012

By: H. Echavarría, G. Correa, J. Patiño, J. Acosta & J. Rueda

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: September 27, 2020

2006 journal article

Evaluación de métodos estadísticos utilizados en trabajos de grado y tesis en los programas de la facultad de ciencias agropecuarias, en un período de tres años.

Revista Facultad Nacional De Agronomía, Medellín., 59(2), 3465–3580. https://revistas.unal.edu.co/index.php/refame/article/view/24349

By: H. Echavarría Sánchez, G. Correa Londoño, J. Patiño Díez, J. Acosta Jaramillo & J. Rueda Restrepo

Source: ORCID
Added: July 2, 2020

2005 journal article

Escorrentía superficial en bosques montanos naturales y plantados de Antioquia, Colombia

Revista Facultad Nacional De Agronomía, Medellín., S.l.], v. 58, n. 1, 2635–2649, https://revistas.unal.edu.co/index.php/refame/article/view/21509/22498

By: O. Ruiz Suescún

Source: ORCID
Added: July 2, 2020

2005 journal article

Escorrentía superficial en bosques montanos naturales y plantados de Antioquia, Colombia

Revista Facultad Nacional De Agronomía, 58(1), 2635–2649. http://www.bdigital.unal.edu.co/24359/1/21509-73485-1-PB.pdf

By: O. Ruiz, J. Acosta & J. León

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: September 27, 2020

Employment

Updated: April 4th, 2023 11:33

2022 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Associate Director - Associate Research Professor Camcore, Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources

2014 - 2022

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Research Assistant Professor - Genetics and Tree Improvement Camcore, Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources

2009 - 2014

University of Florida Gainesville, FL, US
Graduate Research Assistant School of Forest Resources and Conservation

2004 - 2009

Smurfit Kappa Colombia Yumbo, CO
Forest Research Engineer - Tree Improvement Program Research and Development

2006 - 2008

Smurfit Kappa Colombia Yumbo, CO
Forest Research Engineer – Seed Orchards Research and Development

Education

Updated: June 26th, 2020 07:58

2009 - 2014

University of Florida Gainesville, FL, US
Ph.D. - Forest Genetics, Minor: Statistics Forest Resources and Conservation

1998 - 2004

Universidad Nacional de Colombia Medellin, CO
B.Sc - Forest Engineering Departamento de Ciencias Forestales

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