Publications – John King

Listed in order of publication date.

 

  • Mullin, T.J., Andersson, B., Bastien, J.-C., Beaulieu, J., Burdon, R.D., Dvorak, W.S., King, J.N., Kondo, T., Krakowski, J., Lee, S.J., McKeand, S.E., Pâques, L., Raffin, A., Russell, J., Skrøppa, T., Stoehr, M., and Yanchuk, A.D.  2011.  Chapter 2: Economic importance, breeding objectives and achievements.  Pp. 40-127. In: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Conifers.  Edited by: C. Plomion, J. Bousquet and C. Kole.  Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, NH; Edenbridge Ltd., UK.
  • Noshad, D. and J. King. 2010. Western white pine's new century. Silviculture Magazine, Fall 2010. pp. 24-26 [Link]
  • Robert, J.A., L.L. Madilao, R. White, A. Yanchuk, J. King, and J. Bohlmann. 2010. Erratum: Terpenoid metabolite profiling in Sitka spruce identifies association of dehydroabietic acid, (+)-3-carene and terpinolene with resistance against white pine weevil. Botany 88(10):937. [Link]
  • Robert, J.A., L.L. Madilao, R. White, A. Yanchuk, J. King, and J. Bohlmann. 2010. Terpenoid metabolite profiling in Sitka spruce identifies association of dehydroabietic acid, (+)-3-carene and terpinolene with resistance against white pine weevil. Botany 88(9):810-820. [Link]
  • King, J.N., A. David, D. Noshad, and J. Smith. 2010. A review of genetic approaches to the management of blister rust in white pines. Forest Pathology 40(3-4):292-313. [Link]
  • King, J. 2009. The Impact of White Pine Blister Rust and Distribution of Native Resistance: The Observations of 'Field Resistance' in Provenance and Other Trials. In: Proceedings of the Conference 2008, Yangyang, Korea. Korea Forest Research Institute, Seoul. pp. 66-67. 
  • King, J.N. and R.I. Alfaro. 2009. Developing Sitka spruce populations for resistance to the white pine weevil: summary of research and breeding program. B.C. Min. For. Range, For. Sci. Prog., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 050. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr050.htm [Link]
  • Noshad, D., J.N. King, and A.M. Ekramoddoullah. 2009. In vitro and in vivo Investigation into the Characterization of Resistance Against White Pine Blister Rust. In: Proceedings of the Conference 2008, Yangyang, Korea. Korea Forest Research Institute, Seoul. pp. 79-80. 
  • Noshad, D., N.E. Woon, J. King, and R.A. Sniezko (Editors). 2009. Breeding and Genetic Resources of Five-Needle Pines. Proceedings of the Conference 2008, Yangyang, Korea. Korea Forest Research Institute, Seoul 104p. ISBN 978-89-8176-605-4 (93520). 
  • Alfaro, R.I., J.N. King, R.G. Brown, and S.M. Buddingh. 2008. Screening of Sitka spruce genotypes for resistance to the white pine weevil using artificial infestations. For. Ecol. Manage. 255(5-6):1749-1758. [Link]
  • O'Neill, G.A., N.K. Ukrainetz, M.R. Carlson, C.V. Cartwright, B.C. Jaquish, J.N. King, J. Krakowski, J.H. Russell, M.U. Stoehr, C-Y. Xie, and A.D. Yanchuk. 2008. Assisted migration to address climate change in British Columbia: recommendations for interim seed transfer standards. B.C. Min. For. Range, Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 048. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr048.htm [Link]
  • Sanchez, L., A.D. Yanchuk, and J.N. King. 2008. Gametic models for multitrait selection schemes to study variance of response and drift under adverse genetic correlations. Tree Genetics Genomes 4(2):201-212. [Link]
  • Byun-McKay, A., K-A. Godard, M. Toudefallah, D.M. Martin, R. Alfaro, J. King, J. Bohlmann, and A.L. Plant. 2006. Wound-Induced Terpene Synthase Gene Expression in Sitka Spruce That Exhibit Resistance or Susceptibility to Attack by the White Pine Weevil. Plant Physiol. 140(3):1009-1021. [Link]
  • Alfaro, R., L. vanAkker, B. Jaquish, and J. King. 2004. Weevil resistance of progeny derived from putatively resistant and susceptible interior spruce parents. In: Climate Change and Forest Genetics, 29th Meeting of the Canadian Tree Improvement Association, July 26-29, 2004, Kelowna, BC. pp. 95. [PDF 8395KB]
  • Alfaro, R.I., L. vanAkker, B. Jaquish, and J. King. 2004. Weevil resistance of progeny derived from putatively resistant and susceptible interior spruce parents. For. Ecol. Manage. 202(1-3):369-377. [Link]
  • Carlson, M., C. Cartwright, B. Jaquish, J. King, S. L'Hirondelle, G. O'Neill, J. Russell, M. Stoehr, C-Y. Xie, and A. Yanchuk. 2004. British Columbia Ministry of Forests Forest Genetics Research and Tree Breeding Program. In: Simpson, J.D. (editor). Proceedings of the 29th Meeting of the Canadian Tree Improvement Association. July 26-29, 2004, Kelowna, BC. pp.91-100. 
  • Cartwright, C. and J. King. 2004. Effects of genotype and silviculture on extent of terminal weevil damage to juvenile Sitka spruce. In: Climate Change and Forest Genetics, 29th Meeting of the Canadian Tree Improvement Association, July 26-29, 2004, Kelowna, BC. pp. 86. [PDF 8395KB]
  • King, J.N. and P. Ott. 2004. Major and 'R' gene resistance - possibilities and parallels between pathogens and insects. In: O'Neill, G.A. and J.D. Simpson (Editors). 2004. Proceedings of the twenty-ninth meeting of the Canadian Tree Improvement Association - part 2: climate change and forest genetics. Can. Tree Improve. Assoc., July 26-29, Kelowna, B.C. pp. 87. [PDF 8395KB]
  • King, J.N. and R.S. Hunt. 2004. Five Needle Pines in British Columbia, Canada: Past, Present and Future. In: Sniezko, R., S. Samman, S.E. Schlarbaum, and H. Kriebel, editors. Breeding and genetic resources of five-needle pines: growth, adaptability, and pest resistance, Proceedings: of the IUFRO Five-Needle Pines Working Party Conference. July 23-27, 2001, Medford, OR. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO, RMRS-P-32. pp.12-19. [Link]
  • O'Neill, G.A., S.N. Aitken, J.N. King, and R.I. Alfaro. 2002. Geographic variation in resin canal defenses in seedlings in the Sitka spruce x white spruce introgression zone. Can. J. For. Res. 32(3):390-400. [PDF 843KB]
  • Alfaro, R.I., J.N. King, Y.A. El-Kassaby, R.G. Brown, and K.G. Lewis. 2001. Use of artificial infestations in the selection of Sitka spruce genotypes for resistance to the white pine weevil in British Columbia, Canada. In: X Protection of World Forests from Insect Pests: Advances in Research, XI IUFRO World Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Can. For. Serv. Publ. ISSN 1016-3263. pp. 13-18.
  • El-Kassaby, Y.A., R.I. Alfaro, J.N. King, C.C. Ying, A.D. Yanchuk, and I. Leal. 2001. Somatic embryogenesis as a delivery system for specialty products with reference to resistant Sitka spruce to the white pine weevil. In: Proceedings of the 26th Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference, June 26-29, 2001, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. pp. 154-168. [Link]
  • Alfaro, R.I., K.G. Lewis, J.N. King, Y.A. El-Kassaby, G. Brown, and L.D. Smith. 2000. Budburst phenology of sitka spruce and its relationship to white pine weevil attack. For. Ecol. Manage. 127(1-3):19-29. [Link]
  • Alfaro, R.I., J.N. King, C. Ying, G. Brown, and K.G. Lewis. 1999. Screening spruce for genetic resistance to white pine weevil. TICtalk 2(1):10-11. [TICtalk 2 - 1999 293KB]
  • King, J. and C. Cartwright. 1999. Western hemlock: a cooperative approach to tree improvement. TICtalk 2(1):16-17. [TICtalk 2 - 1999 293KB]
  • King, J.N., C. Cartwright, J. Hatton, and A.D. Yanchuk. 1998. The potential of improving western hemlock pulp and paper quality. I. Genetic control and interrelationships of wood and fibre traits. Can. J. For. Res. 28(6):863-870. [Link]
  • King, J.N., M.J. Carson, and G.R. Johnson. 1998. Analysis of disconnected diallel mating designs - II - Results from a third generation progeny test of the New Zealand radiata pine improvement programme. Silvae Genetica 47(2/3):80-87. 
  • King, J.N., A.D. Yanchuk, G.K. Kiss, and R.I. Alfaro. 1997. Genetic and phenotypic relationships between weevil (Pissodes strobi) resistance and height growth in spruce populations of British Columbia. Can. J. For. Res. 27(5):732-739. [Link]
  • Grossnickle, S.C., B.C.S. Sutton, S. Fan, and J. King. 1997. Characterization of Sitka × interior spruce hybrids: A biotechnological approach to seedlot determination. For. Chron. 73(3):357-362. [Link]
  • Alfaro, R.I., F. He, G.K. Kiss, J.N. King, and A.D. Yanchuk. 1996. Resistance of white spruce to white pine weevil: Development of a resistance index. For. Ecol. Manage. 81(1-3):51-62. [Link]
  • Woods, J.H., J.N. King, and C.V. Cartwright. 1995. Early genetic gains verified in realized-gain trials of coastal Douglas-fir and western hemlock. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Exten. Note 01. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/En/En01.htm [Link]
  • King, J.N. and G.R. Johnson. 1993. Monte Carlo simulation models of breeding-population advancement. Silvae Genetica 42(2/3):67-78. 
  • King, J., F.H. Yeh, and B. Dancik. 1992. Selection of crown form traits in controlled crosses of coastal Douglas-fir. Silvae Genetica 41(6):362-370. 
  • King, J.N., F.C.H. Yeh, and J.C. Heaman. 1988. Selection of growth and yield traits in controlled crosses of coastal Douglas-fir. Silvae Genetica 37(3/4):158-164.
  • King, J.N., F.C.H. Yeh, J.C. Heaman, and B.P. Dancik. 1988. Selection of wood density and diameter in controlled crosses of coastal Douglas-fir. Silvae Genetica 37(3/4):152-157.