• 2352 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
19982019

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  • 2352 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
  • 44 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
2019

Aberrant Stamen Development is Associated with Parthenocarpic Fruit Set Through Up-Regulation of Gibberellin Biosynthesis in Tomato

Okabe, Y., Yamaoka, T., Ariizumi, T., Ushijima, K., Kojima, M., Takebayashi, Y., Sakakibara, H., Kusano, M., Shinozaki, Y., Pulungan, S. I., Kubo, Y., Nakano, R. & Ezura, H., Jan 1 2019, In : Plant & cell physiology. 60, 1, p. 38-51 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative analysis of fruit ripening and associated genes in two kiwifruit cultivars (‘Sanuki Gold’ and ‘Hayward’) at various storage temperatures

Mitalo, O. W., Asiche, W. O., Kasahara, Y., Tosa, Y., Tokiwa, S., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R. & Kubo, Y., Jan 1 2019, In : Postharvest Biology and Technology. 147, p. 20-28 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Low temperature storage stimulates fruit softening and sugar accumulation without ethylene and aroma volatile production in kiwifruit

Mitalo, O. W., Tokiwa, S., Kondo, Y., Otsuki, T., Galis, I., Suezawa, K., Kataoka, I., Doan, A. T., Nakano, R., Ushijima, K. & Kubo, Y., Jul 9 2019, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 10, 888.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

‘Passe Crassane’ pear fruit (Pyrus communis L.) ripening: Revisiting the role of low temperature via integrated physiological and transcriptome analysis

Mitalo, O. W., Tosa, Y., Tokiwa, S., Kondo, Y., Azimi, A., Hojo, Y., Matsuura, T., Mori, I. C., Nakano, R., Akagi, T., Ushijima, K. & Kubo, Y., Dec 1 2019, In : Postharvest Biology and Technology. 158, 110949.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Characterization of ripening-related genes involved in ethylene-independent low temperature-modulated ripening in ‘rainbow red’ kiwifruit during storage and on-vine

Mitalo, O. W., Asiche, W. O., Kasahara, Y., Tosa, Y., Owino, W. O., Mworia, E. G., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R. & Kubo, Y., Jan 1 2018, In : Horticulture Journal. 87, 3, p. 421-429 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative mapping of the ASTRINGENCY locus controlling fruit astringency in hexaploid persimmon (Diospyros kaki thunb.) with the diploid D. lotus reference genome

Nishiyama, S., Onoue, N., Kono, A., Sato, A., Ushijima, K., Yamane, H., Tao, R. & Yonemori, K., Jan 1 2018, In : Horticulture Journal. 87, 3, p. 315-323 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals distinct ethylene-independent regulation of ripening in response to low temperature in kiwifruit

Asiche, W. O., Mitalo, O. W., Kasahara, Y., Tosa, Y., Mworia, E. G., Owino, W. O., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R., Yano, K. & Kubo, Y., Mar 21 2018, In : BMC Plant Biology. 18, 1, 47.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of optimum temperature for long-term storage and analysis of ripening-related genes in ‘Rainbow Red’ kiwifruit

Mitalo, O. W., Tokiwa, S., Kasahara, Y., Tosa, Y., Kondo, Y., Asiche, W. O., Kataoka, I., Suezawa, K., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R. & Kubo, Y., Oct 31 2018, 9th International Symposium on Kiwifruit. Antunes, M. D. & Gallego, P. P. (eds.). International Society for Horticultural Science, p. 517-523 7 p. (Acta Horticulturae; vol. 1218).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nondestructive detection of split pit in peaches using an acoustic vibration method

Nakano, R., Akimoto, H., Fukuda, F., Kawai, T., Ushijima, K., Fukamatsu, Y., Kubo, Y., Fujii, Y., Hirano, K., Morinaga, K. & Sakurai, N., Jan 1 2018, In : Horticulture Journal. 87, 2, p. 281-287 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Effect of storage temperature on fruit ripening in three kiwifruit cultivars

Asiche, W. O., Mitalo, O. W., Kasahara, Y., Tosa, Y., Mworia, E. G., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R. & Kubo, Y., 2017, In : Horticulture Journal. 86, 3, p. 403-410 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Extension of shelf-life by limited duration of propylene and 1-MCP treatments in three kiwifruit cultivars

Asiche, W. O., Mworia, E. G., Oda, C., Mitalo, O. W., Owino, W. O., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R. & Kubo, Y., Jan 23 2016, In : Horticulture Journal. 85, 1, p. 76-85 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Effect of gelatinization degree before freezing on the physical properties of green soybean ‘Miryoku’ and ‘Yuagari-musume’

Mizuno, H., Tanaka, N., Hashimoto, S., Yamamoto, T., Nakano, R., Ushijima, K. & Kubo, Y., May 12 2015, In : japan journal of food engineering. 16, 1, p. 63-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effect of postharvest short-term radiation of near infrared light on transpiration of lettuce leaf

Kozuki, A., Ishida, Y., Kakibuchi, K., Mishima, T., Sakurai, N., Murata, Y., Nakano, R., Ushijima, K. & Kubo, Y., Oct 1 2015, In : Postharvest Biology and Technology. 108, p. 78-85 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic control of floral morph and petal pigmentation in Linum grandiflorum desf., a heterostylous flax

Ushijima, K., Ikeda, K., Nakano, R., Matsubara, M., Tsuda, Y. & Kubo, Y., Jul 17 2015, In : Horticulture Journal. 84, 3, p. 261-268 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Double flower formation induced by silencing of C-class MADS-box genes and its variation among petunia Cultivars

Noor, S. H., Ushijima, K., Murata, A., Yoshida, K., Tanabe, M., Tanigawa, T., Kubo, Y. & Nakano, R., Oct 23 2014, In : Scientia Horticulturae. 178, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Characterization of ripening-associated genes using a tomato DNA macroarray, 1-methylcyclopropene, and ripening-impaired mutants

Yan, R., Yokotani, N., Yamaoka, T., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R., Yano, K., Aoki, K. & Kubo, Y., Dec 1 2013, In : Postharvest Biology and Technology. 86, p. 159-170 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Isolation of the floral morph-related genes in heterostylous flax (Linum grandiflorum): The genetic polymorphism and the transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulations of the S locus

Ushijima, K., Nakano, R., Bando, M., Shigezane, Y., Ikeda, K., Namba, Y., Kume, S., Kitabata, T., Mori, H. & Kubo, Y., Jan 1 2012, In : Plant Journal. 69, 2, p. 317-331 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Low-temperature-modulated fruit ripening is independent of ethylene in 'Sanuki Gold' kiwifruit

Mworia, E. G., Yoshikawa, T., Salikon, N., Oda, C., Asiche, W. O., Yokotani, N., Abe, D., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R. & Kubo, Y., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of experimental botany. 63, 2, p. 963-971 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Effect of MA storage and 1-MCP on storability and quality of 'sanuki gold' kiwifruit harvested at two different maturity stages

Mworia, E. G., Yoshikawa, T., Salikon, N., Oda, C., Fukuda, T., Suezawa, K., Asiche, W. O., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R. & Kubo, Y., Aug 2 2011, In : Journal of the Japanese Society for Horticultural Science. 80, 3, p. 372-377 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
56 Citations (Scopus)

The arabidopsis Na+/H+ antiporters NHX1 and NHX2 control vacuolar ph and K+ homeostasis to regulate growth, flower development, and reproduction

Bassil, E., Tajima, H., Liang, Y. C., Ohto, M. A., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R., Esumi, T., Coku, A., Belmonte, M. & Blumwald, E., Sep 1 2011, In : Plant Cell. 23, 9, p. 3482-3497 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

231 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Characterization of ethylene biosynthesis and its regulation during fruit ripening in kiwifruit, Actinidia chinensis 'Sanuki Gold'

Mworia, E. G., Yoshikawa, T., Yokotani, N., Fukuda, T., Suezawa, K., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R. & Kubo, Y., Feb 1 2010, In : Postharvest Biology and Technology. 55, 2, p. 108-113 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Identification and functional analysis of pistil self-incompatibility factor HT-B of petunia

Puerta, A. R., Ushijima, K., Koba, T. & Sassa, H., Mar 1 2009, In : Journal of experimental botany. 60, 4, p. 1309-1318 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Differential expression of ethylene biosynthetic genes in climacteric and non-climacteric Chinese pear fruit

Yamane, M., Abe, D., Yasui, S., Yokotani, N., Kimata, W., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R., Kubo, Y. & Inaba, A., Jun 1 2007, In : Postharvest Biology and Technology. 44, 3, p. 220-227 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Ethylene regulation of fruit softening and cell wall disassembly in Charentais melon

Nishiyama, K., Guis, M., Rose, J. K. C., Kubo, Y., Bennett, K. A., Wangjin, L., Kato, K., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R., Inaba, A., Bouzayen, M., Latche, A., Pech, J. C. & Bennett, A. B., May 1 2007, In : Journal of experimental botany. 58, 6, p. 1281-1290 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

119 Citations (Scopus)

S locus F-box brothers: Multiple and pollen-specific F-box genes with S haplotype-specific polymorphisms in apple and Japanese pear

Sassa, H., Kakui, H., Miyamoto, M., Suzuki, Y., Hanada, T., Ushijima, K., Kusaba, M., Hirano, H. & Koba, T., Apr 1 2007, In : Genetics. 175, 4, p. 1869-1881 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

132 Citations (Scopus)

β-galactosidase and α-L-arabinofuranosidase activities and gene expression in European and Chinese pear fruit during ripening

Mwaniki, M. W., Mathooko, F. M., Hiwasa, K., Tateishi, A., Yokotani, N., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R., Inaba, A. & Kubo, Y., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of the Japanese Society for Horticultural Science. 76, 1, p. 85-90 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Expression characteristics of seven members of the β-galactosidase gene family in 'La France' pear (Pyrus communis L.) fruit during growth and their regulation by 1-methylcyclopropene during postharvest ripening

Mwaniki, M. W., Mathooko, F. M., Matsuzaki, M., Hiwasa, K., Tateishi, A., Ushijima, K., Nakano, R., Inaba, A. & Kubo, Y., Jun 1 2005, In : Postharvest Biology and Technology. 36, 3, p. 253-263 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Citations (Scopus)

Linkage and physical distances between the S-haplotype S-RNase and SFB genes in sweet cherry

Ikeda, K., Ushijima, K., Yamane, H., Tao, R., Hauck, N. R., Sebolt, A. M. & Iezzoni, A. F., Apr 1 2005, In : Sexual Plant Reproduction. 17, 6, p. 289-296 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular markers for the self-compatible S4′-haplotype, a pollen-part Mutant in sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.)

Ikeda, K., Watari, A., Ushijima, K., Yamane, H., Hauck, N. R., Iezzoni, A. F. & Tao, R., Sep 2004, In : Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 129, 5, p. 724-728 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)

Primary structural features of the S haplotype-specific F-box protein, SFB, in Prunus

Ikeda, K., Igic, B., Ushijima, K., Yamane, H., Hauck, N. R., Nakano, R., Sassa, H., Iezzoni, A. F., Kohn, J. R. & Tao, R., Jan 1 2004, In : Sexual Plant Reproduction. 16, 5, p. 235-243 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

108 Citations (Scopus)

The S haplotype-specific F-box protein gene, SFB, is defective in self-compatible haplotypes of Prunus avium and P. mume

Ushijima, K., Yamane, H., Watari, A., Kakehi, E., Ikeda, K., Hauck, N. R., Iezzoni, A. F. & Tao, R., Aug 1 2004, In : Plant Journal. 39, 4, p. 573-586 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

201 Citations (Scopus)
2003

A pollen-expressed gene for a novel protein with an F-box motif that is very tightly linked to a gene for S-RNase in two species of cherry, Prunus cerasus and P. avium

Yamane, H., Ikeda, K., Ushijima, K., Sassa, H. & Tao, R., Jul 1 2003, In : Plant and Cell Physiology. 44, 7, p. 764-769 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

168 Citations (Scopus)

Structural and transcriptional analysis of the self-incompatibility locus of almond: Identification of a pollen-expressed F-box gene with haplotype-specific polymorphism

Ushijima, K., Sassa, H., Dandekar, A. M., Gradziel, T. M., Tao, R. & Hirano, H., Mar 1 2003, In : Plant Cell. 15, 3, p. 771-781 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

354 Citations (Scopus)
55 Citations (Scopus)
2002
22 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Characterization of the S-locus region of almond (Prunus dulcis): Analysis of a somaclonal mutant and a cosmid contig for an S haplotype

Ushijima, K., Sassa, H., Tamura, M., Kusaba, M., Tao, R., Gradziel, T. M., Dandekar, A. M. & Hirano, H., May 22 2001, In : Genetics. 158, 1, p. 379-386 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Identification of self-incompatibility genotypes of almond by allele-specific PCR analysis

Tamura, M., Ushijima, K., Sassa, H., Hirano, H., Tao, R., Gradziel, T. M. & Dandekar, A. M., Jan 1 2000, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 101, 3, p. 344-349 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

136 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Characterization of the flanking regions of the S-RNase genes of Japanese pear (Pyrus serotina) and apple (Malus x domestica)

Ushijima, K., Sassa, H. & Hirano, H., Apr 28 1998, In : Gene. 211, 1, p. 159-167 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Cloning and characterization of cDNAs encoding S-RNases from almond (Prunus dulcis): Primary structural features and sequence diversity of the S-RNases in Rosaceae

Ushijima, K., Sassa, H., Tao, R., Yamane, H., Dandekar, A. M., Gradziel, T. M. & Hirano, H., Dec 14 1998, In : Molecular and General Genetics. 260, 2-3, p. 261-268 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

221 Citations (Scopus)