Publications – Jean Bousquet


Beaulieu, J., P. Lenz, J.-P. Laverdière, S. Nadeau & J. Bousquet. 2024. A meta-analysis on the effects of marker coverage, status number, and size of training set on predictive accuracy and heritability estimates from genomic selection in tree breeding. Tree Genetics and Genomes 20: 22 (14p.).

Depardieu,C., P. Lenz, J. Marion, S. Nadeau, C. Bégin, W. Marchand, M.P. Girardin, A. Gessler, K. Treydte, J. Bousquet, M.M. Savard & N. Isabel. 2024. Contrasting physiological strategies explain heterogeneous responses to severe drought conditions within local populations of a widespread conifer. Science of the Total Environment 923: 171174 (14p.).

Hung, T.-H., E.T.Y. Wu, P. Zeltins, A. Jansons, A. Ullah, N. Erbilgin, J. Bohlmann, J. Bousquet, I. Birol, S. Clegg & J.J. Mackay. 2024. Long-insert sequence capture detects high copy numbers in the defence beta-glucosidase gene βglu-1 with large variations in Picea glauca but not Picea abies. BMC Genomics 25: 118 (16p.).

Lo, T., L. Coombe, K. Gagalova, A. Marr, R.L. Warren, H. Kirk, P. Pandoh, Y. Zhao, R.A. Moore, A.J. Mungall, C. Ritland, N. Pavy, S.J.M. Jones, J. Bohlmann, J. Bousquet, I. Birol & A. Thomson. 2023. Assembly and annotation of the black spruce genome provide insights on spruce phylogeny and evolution of stress response.  G3 – Genes Genomes Genetics 14 (1): jkad247 (16p.).

Tumas, H., J.J. Ilska, S. Gérardi, J. Laroche, S. A’Hara, B. Boyle, M. Janes, P. McLean, G. Lopez, S.J. Lee, J. Cottrell, G. Gorjanc, J. Bousquet, J.A. Woolliams & J.J. MacKay. 2024. High-density genetic linkage mapping in Sitka spruce advances the integration of genomic resources in conifers. G3 – Genes Genomes Genetics 14(4): jkae020 (14p.).

Woudstra, Y., H. Tumas, C. van Gherlder, T.-H. Hung, J.J. Ilska, S. Gérardi, S. A’Hara, P. McLean, J. Cottrell, J. Bohlmann, J. Bousquet, I. Birol, J.A. Wooliams & J.J. Mackay. 2024.Conifers concentrate large numbers of NLR immune receptor genes on one chromosome. Genome Biology and Evolution 16: evae113 (15p.).


Galeano, E., E.P. Cappa, J. Bousquet & B.R. Thomas. 2023. Optimizing a regional white spruce tree improvement program: SNP genotyping for enhanced breeding values, genetic diversity assessment, and estimation of pollen contamination. Forests 14: 2212 (18p.).

Nadeau, S., J. Beaulieu, S.A. Gezan, M. PerronJ. Bousquet & P.R.N. Lenz. 2023. Increasing genomic prediction accuracy for unphenotyped fullsib families by modeling additive and dominance effects with large datasets in white spruce. Frontiers in Plant Science 14: 1137834 (24p).

Soro, A., P. Lenz, J.-R. Roussel, F. Larochelle, J. Bousquet & A. Achim. 2023. The phenotypic and genetic effects of drought‑induced stress on apical growth, ring width, wood density and biomass in white spruce seedlings. New Forests 54: 789-811.

Soro, A., P. Lenz, J.-M. Roussel, D. Pothier, J. Bousquet & A. Achim. 2023. The phenotypic and genetic effects of drought-induced stress on wood specific conductivity and anatomical properties in white spruce seedlings, and relationships with growth and wood density. Frontiers in Plant Science 14: 1297314 (17p.).


Beaulieu, J., P. Lenz & J. Bousquet. 2022. Metadata analysis indicates biased estimation of genetic parameters and gains using pedigree information instead of genomic-based approaches in tree breeding. Scientific Reports 12, 3933 (10p.).

Benomar, L., J. Bousquet, M. Perron, J. Beaulieu & M. Lamara. 2022. Tree maladaptation under mid-latitude early spring warming and late cold spells: implications for assisted migration. Frontiers in Plant Science 13: 920852 (12p.).

Gagalova, K., R.L. Warren, L. Coombe, J. Wong, K.M. Nip, M.M. Saint Yuen, J. Whitehill, J.M. Celedon, C. Ritland, G.A. Taylor, D” Cheng, P. Plettner, S.A. Hammond, H. Mohamadi, Y. Zhao, R. A. Moore, A. J. Mungall, B. Boyle, J. Laroche, J. Cottrell, J. Mackay, M. Lamothe, S. Gérardi, N. Isabel, N. Pavy, S.J.M. Jones, J. Bohlmann, J. Bousquet & I. Birol. 2022. Spruce giga-genomes: structurally similar yet distinctive with differentially expanding gene families and rapidly evolving genes. The Plant Journal 111 (17p.) doi:10.1111/tpj.15889 

Goessen, R., N. Isabel, C. Wehenkel, N. Pavy, I. Giguère, M.-C. Gros-Louis, L. Touchette, J. Laroche, B. Boyle, L. Tischenko, R. Soolanayakanahally, K. Mock, J. Hernandez-Velasco, S.L. Simental-Rodriguez, J. Bousquet & I. Porth. 2022. Coping with environmental constraints: geographically divergent adaptive genetic evolution and germination plasticity in the transcontinental Populus tremuloides. Plant People Planet 4 (17p.) doi:10.1002/ppp3.10297 

Laverdière, J.-P., P. Lenz, S. Nadeau, C. Depardieu, N. Isabel, M. Perron, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2022. Breeding for adaptation to climate change: genomic selection for drought response in a white spruce multi-site polycross test. Evolutionary Applications 15: 383-402.

Rashidi-Jouybari, I., P. Lenz, J. Beaulieu, S. Nadeau, J. Bousquet & A. Achim. 2022. Multi-trait selection for improved solid wood physical and flexural properties in white spruce (Picea glauca). Forestry 95: 492-503.

Soro, A., P. Lenz, M. Hassegawa, J.-R. Roussel, J. Bousquet & A. Achim. 2022. Genetic influence on components of wood density in white spruce. Forestry 75: 153-165.


Bousquet, J., S. Gérardi, G. de Lafontaine, J.P. Jaramillo-Correa, N. Pavy, J. Prunier, P. Lenz & J. Beaulieu. 2021. Spruce population genomics. In Population Genomics: Forest Trees. Ed. O.P. Rajora. Springer. 64p.

Depardieu, C., S. Gérardi, S. Nadeau, G. Parent, J. Mackay, P. Lenz, J. Bousquet & N. Isabel. 2021. Connecting tree-ring phenotypes, association genomics, and transcriptomics to decipher the genomic architecture of drought tolerance in a widespread conifer. Molecular Ecology 30: 3898-3917 (cet article a été désigné pour la page de couverture du numéro du mois d’août 2021 du journal et a fait l’objet d’un commentaire éditorial publié aux pages 3893-95 de ce même numéro).

Galeano, E., J. Bousquet & B.R. Thomas. 2021. SNP-based analysis reveals unexpected features of genetic diversity, parental contributions and pollen contamination in a white spruce breeding program. Scientific Reports 11: 4990 (14p.)

Laoué, J., C. Depardieu, S. Gérardi, M. Lamothe, C. Bomal, A. Azaiez, M.C. Gros-Louis, J. Laroche, B. Boyle, A. Hammerbacher, N. Isabel & J. Bousquet. 2021. Combining QTL mapping and transcriptomics to decipher the genetic architecture of phenolic compounds metabolism in the conifer white spruce. Frontiers in Plant Science 112: 793 (20p.)

Soro, A., P. Lenz, M. Hassegawa, J.-R. Roussel, J. Bousquet & A. Achim. 2021. Genetic influence on components of wood density in white spruce. Forestry 75. 13p.

Thiffault, N., P. Raymond, J.-M. Lussier, I. Aubin, S. Roy-Tardif, A. D’Amato, F. Doyon, B. Lafleur, M. Perron, J. Bousquet, N. Isabel, S. Carles, P. Lupien & A. Malenfant. 2021. Adaptive silviculture for climate change: from concepts to reality. The Forestry Chronicle 97: 13-27

Thiffault, N., P. Raymond, J.-M. Lussier, I. Aubin, S. Roy-Tardif, A. D’Amato, F. Doyon, B. Lafleur, M. Perron, J. Bousquet, N. Isabel, S. Carles, P. Lupien & A. Malenfant. 2021. Sylviculture d’adaptation aux changements climatiques: des concepts à la réalité. The Forestry Chronicle 97: 28-42


Beaulieu, J., S. Nadeau,  C. Ding, J. M. Celedon, A. Azaiez, C. Ritland, J‐P. Laverdière, M. Deslauriers, G. Adams, M. Fullarton, J. Bohlmann, P.R.N. Lenz  & J. Bousquet . 2020. Genomic selection for resistance to spruce budworm in white spruce and relationships with growth and wood quality traits. Evolutionary Applications (sous presse).

Chamberland, V., F. Robichaud, M. Perron, N, Gélinas, J. Bousquet & J. Beaulieu. 2020. Conventional versus genomic selection for white spruce improvement: a comparison of costs and benefits of plantations on Québec public lands. Tree Genetics and Genomes 16: 17 (16p.).

Depardieu, C., M.P. Girardin, S. Nadeau, P. LenzJ. Bousquet & N. Isabel. 2020. Adaptive genetic variation to drought in a widely distributed conifer suggests a potential for increasing forest resilience in a drying climate. New Phytologist 227: 427–439.

Jackman, S.D., L. Coombe, R.L. Warren, H. Kirk, E. Trinh, T. McLeod, S. Pleasance, P. Pandoh, Y. Zhao, R.J. Coope, J. Bousquet, J. Bohlmann, S.J.M. Jones & I. Birol. 2020. Complete mitochondrial genome of a gymnosperm, Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis), indicates a complex physical structure. Genome Biology and Evolution (sous presse).

Lenz, P.R.N., S. Nadeau, M.-J. Mottet, M. PerronN. IsabelJ. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2020. Multi-trait genomic selection for weevil resistance, growth and wood quality traits in Norway spruce. Evolutionary Applications 13: 76-94.

Lenz, P.R.N., S. Nadeau, A. Azaïez, S. Gerardi, M. Deslauriers, M. PerronN. IsabelJ. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2020. Genomic prediction for hastening and improving efficiency of forward selection in conifer polycross mating designs: an example from white spruce. Heredity 124: 562-578.

Lo, T., L. Coombe, D. Lin, R. Warren, H. Kirk, P. Pandoh, Y. Zhao, R. Moore, A. Mungall, C. Ritland, J. Bousquet, S. Jones, J. Bohlmann, A. Thomson & I. Birol. 2020. Complete chloroplast genome sequence of a black spruce (Picea mariana) from Eastern Canada. Microbiology Resource Announcements (sous presse).


Hassegawa, M., M. Savard, P.R.N. Lenz, E. Duchateau, N. Gelinas, J. Bousquet & A. Achim. 2019. White spruce wood quality for lumber products: priority traits and their enhancement through tree improvement. Forestry. 93: 16-37.

Lin, D.L. CoombeS. JackmanK. Gagalova, R. Warren, S Hammond, H. McDonald, H. Kirk, P. Pandoh, Y. Zhao, R. Moore, A. Mungall, C. Ritland, T. Doerksen, B. Jaquish, J. Bousquet, S. Jones, J. Bohlmann & I. Birol. 2019. Complete chloroplast genome sequence of an Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii) genotype from western Canada. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(24):e00382-19 (3p).

Lin, D., L. Coombe, S. Jackman, K. Gagalova, R. Warren, S Hammond, H. McDonald, H. Kirk, P. Pandoh, Y. Zhao, R. Moore, A. Mungall, C. Ritland, N. Isabel, B. Jaquish, J. Bousquet, S. Jones, J. Bohlmann & I. Birol. 2019. Complete chloroplast genome sequence of a white spruce (Picea glauca) genotype from eastern Canada. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(23): e00381-19 (4p.).

Tran, H., S. Kanzaki, L. Triest, I. Hormoza, N.J. Kuk, R. Ming, J. BousquetD. Khasa & P. Van Damme. 2019. Analysis of genetic diversity analysis of lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) and wild forest relatives in the Sapindaceae from Vietnam using microsatellites. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 66: 1653-1669.

Van Ghelder, C., G.J. Parent, P. Rigault, J. Prunier, I. Giguère, S. Caron, J. Stival Sena, A. Deslauriers, J. Bousquet, D. Esmenjaud & J. Mackay. 2019. The large repertoire of conifer NLR resistance genes includes drought responsive and highly diversified RNLs. Scientifc Reports. 9: 11614 (13p.).

Warren, R.L., L. Coombe, H. Mohamadi, J. Zhang, B. Jaquish, N. Isabel, S.J.M. Jones, J. Bousquet, J. Bohlmann & I. Birol. 2019. NtEdit: scalable genome assembly polishing. Bioinformatics. 35: 4430-4432.


Azaiez, A., N. Pavy, S. Gérardi, J. Laroche, B. Boyle, F. Gagnon, M-J. Mottet, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2018. A catalog of annotated high-confidence SNPs from exome capture and sequencing reveals highly polymorphic genes in Norway spruce (Picea abies). BMC Genomics 19: 942 (13p.).

Benomar, L., MS. Lamhamedi, S. Pepin, A. Rainville, M-C. Lambert, HA. Margolis, J. Bousquet & J. Beaulieu. 2018. Thermal acclimation of photosynthesis and respiration of southern and northern white spruce seed sources tested along a regional climatic gradient indicates limited potential to cope with temperature warming. Annals of Botany 121: 443-457.

Lamara, M., G.J. Parent, I. Giguère, J. Beaulieu, J. Bousquet & J.J. MacKay. 2018. Association genetics of acetophenone defence against spruce budworm in mature white spruce. BMC Plant Biology 18: 231 (15p.).

Otis Prud’homme, G., MS. Lamhamedi, L. Benomar, A. Rainville, J. DeBlois, J. Bousquet & J. Beaulieu. 2018. Ecophysiology and growth of white spruce seedlings from various seed sources along a climatic gradient support the need for assisted
migration. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 2214 (17p.).

Stival Sena, J., I. Giguère, P. Rigault, J. Bousquet & J. MacKay. 2018. Expansion of the dehydrin family in the Pinaceae is associated with considerable structural diversity and drought-responsive expression. Tree Physiology 38: 442-456.


De Lafontaine, G. & J. Bousquet. 2017. Asymmetry matters: genomic assessment of directional biases in gene flow between hybridizing spruces . Ecology and Evolution 7: 3883-3893.

Godbout, J., L. Tremblay, C. Levasseur, P. Lavigne, A. Rainville, J. MacKay, J. Bousquet & N. Isabel. 2017. Development of a traceability system based on a SNP array for large-scale production of high-value white spruce (Picea glauca). Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 1264 (13p.).

Lenz, P., J. Beaulieu, S. Clément, S. Mansfield, M. Desponts & J. Bousquet. 2017. Factors affecting the accuracy of genomic selection for growth and wood quality traits in an advanced-breeding population of black spruce (Picea mariana). BMC Genomics 18: 335 (17p.).

Pavy, N., M. Lamothe, B. Pelgas, F. Gagnon, I. Birol, J. Bohlmann, J. Mackay, N. Isabel & J. Bousquet. 2017. A high resolution reference genetic map positioning 8.8K genes for the conifer white spruce: structural genomics implications and correspondence with physical distance. The Plant Journal 90: 189-203.

Prunier, J., S. Caron, M. Lamothe, S. Blais, J. Bousquet, N. Isabel & J. Mackay. 2017. Gene copy number variations and adaptive evolution: the genomic architecture of gene CNVs revealed by genetic mapping and their adaptive role in a non domesticated species, white spruce. Molecular Ecology 26: 5989-6001.


Benomar, L., M. S. Lamhamedi, A. Rainville, J. Beaulieu, J. Bousquet & H.A. Margolis. 2016. Genetic adaptation versus ecophysiological plasticity of photosynthetic-related traits in young Picea glauca trees along a regional climatic gradient. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 48 (15p.).

Jackman, S.D., R. Warren, E. Gibb, B.P. Vandervalk, J. Mohanadi, J. Chu, A. Raymond, S. Pleasance, R. Coope, M.R. Wildung, C. Ritland, J. Bousquet, SJM Jones, JC Bohlmann & I. Birol. 2016. Organellar genomes of white spruce (Picea glauca): Assembly and annotation. Genome Biology and Evolution 8: 29-41.

Lamara, M., E. Raherison, P. Lenz, J. Beaulieu, J. Bousquet & J. MacKay. 2016. Genetic architecture of wood properties based on association analysis and co-expression networks in white spruce. New Phytologist 210: 240-255.

Park, Y.S., J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2016. Multi-varietal forestry integrating genomic selection and somatic embryogenesis. In Y.-S. Park, J. Bonga & H.K. Moon (eds). Vegetative Propagation of Forest Trees. National Institute of Forest Science, Seoul, South Korea. Pp. 302-322 (invited).

Pavy, N., F. Gagnon, A. Deschênes, B. Boyle, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2016. Development of highly reliable in silico SNP resource and genotyping assay from exome capture and sequencing: an example from black spruce (Picea mariana). Molecular Ecology Resources 16: 588–598.

Villeneuve, I., M.S. Lamhamedi, L. Benomar, A. Rainville, J. Deblois, J. Beaulieu, J. Bousquet, M.-C. Lambert & H.A Margolis. 2016. Morpho-physiological variation of white spruce seedlings from various seed sources and implications for deployment under climate change. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 1450 (15p.).

Warren, É., G. de Lafontaine, S. Gérardi, S. Senneville, J. Beaulieu, M. Perron, J.P. Jaramillo-Correa & J. Bousquet. 2016. Joint inferences from cytoplasmic DNA and fossil data provide evidence for glacial vicariance and contrasted postglacial dynamics in tamarack, a transcontinental conifer. Journal of Biogeography 43: 1227-1241.


Beaulieu, J. & J. Bousquet. 2015. Genomic selection – Potential and current limits of application in boreal conifer breeding programs. In Proc. 34th Meeting of the Canadian Forest Genetics Association, Univ. of New Brunswick, Fredericton, August 17-20. Part II. Ed. D. Simpson. Canadian Forest Service, Fredericton. 10p.

Benomar, L., M.S. Lamhamedi, I. Villeneuve, A. Rainville, J. Beaulieu, J. Bousquet &  H.A. Margolis. 2015. Fine-scale geographic variation in photosynthetic-related traits of Picea glauca seedlings indicates local adaptation to climate. Tree Physiology 35: 864-878.

Carles, S., D. Boyer-Groulx, M.S. Lamhamedi, A. Rainville, J. Beaulieu, P.Y. Bernier, J. Bousquet & H.A. Margolis. 2015. Family variation in the morphology and physiology of white spruce (Picea glauca) seedlings in response to elevated CO2 and temperature. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 34: 169-198.

Cinget, B., G. de Lafontaine, S. Gérardi & J. Bousquet. 2015. Integrating phylogeography and paleoecology to investigate the origin and dynamics of hybrid zones: insights from two widespread North American firs. Molecular Ecology 24: 2856-2870.

Cinget, B., S. Gérardi, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2015. Less pollen-mediated gene flow for more signatures of glacial lineages: congruent evidence from balsam fir cpDNA and mtDNA for multiple refugia in eastern and central North America. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0122815 (25p.).

De Lafontaine, G., J. Prunier, S. Gérardi & J. Bousquet. 2015. Tracking the progression of speciation: variable patterns of introgression across the genome provide insights on the species delimitation between progenitor-derivative spruces (Picea mariana × P. rubens). Molecular Ecology 24: 5229-5247.

Hornoy, B., N. Pavy, S. Gérardi, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2015. Genetic adaptation to climate in white spruce involves small to moderate allele frequency shifts in functionally diverse genes. Genome Biology and Evolution 7: 3269–3285.

Jaramillo-Correa, J.P., S. Gérardi, J. Beaulieu, F.T. Ledig & J. Bousquet. 2015. Inferring and outlining past population declines with linked microsatellites: a case study in two spruce species. Tree Genetics & Genomes 11: 9 (12p.).

Prunier, J., G. Tessier, J. Bousquet & J. Mackay. 2015. From genotypes to phenotypes: expression levels of genes encompassing adaptive SNPs in black spruce. Plant Cell Reports 34: 2111-2125 (15p.).

Taft, S., A. Najar, J. Godbout, J. Bousquet & N. Erbilgin. 2015. Variations in foliar monoterpenes across the range of jack pine reveal three widespread chemotypes: implications to host expansion of invasive mountain pine beetle. Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 342 (12p.).

Warren R.L., C.I Keeling, M.M. Yuen, A. Raymond, G.A. Taylor, B.P. Vandervalk, H. Mohamadi, D. Paulino, R. Chiu, S.D. Jackman, G. Robertson, C. Yang, M. Hoffmann, D. Weigel, D.R. Nelson, C. Ritland, N. Isabel, B. Jaquish, A. Yanchuk, J. Bousquet, S.J. Jones, J. MacKay, I. Birol & J. Bohlmann. 2015. Improved white spruce (Picea glauca) genome assemblies and annotation of large gene families of conifer terpenoid and phenolic defense metabolism. The Plant Journal 83: 189-212.


Beaulieu, J., T. Doerksen, S. Clément, J. Mackay & J. Bousquet. 2014. Accuracy of genomic selection models in a large population of open-pollinated families in white spruce. Heredity 113: 343-352.

Beaulieu, J., T.K. Doerksen, J. MacKay, A. Rainville & J. Bousquet. 2014. Genomic selection accuracies within and between environments and small breeding groups in white spruce. BMC Genomics 15: 1048.

De La Torre, A.R., I. Birol, J. Bousquet, P.K. Ingvarsson, S. Jansson, S.J.M. Jones, C.I. Keeling, J. MacKay, O. Nilsson, K. Ritland, N. Street, A. Yanchuk, P. Zerbe & J. Bohlmann. 2014. Insights into conifer giga-genomes. Plant Physiology 166: 1724-1732.

Doerksen, T.K., J. Bousquet & J. Beaulieu. 2014. Inbreeding depression in intra-provenance crosses driven by founder relatedness in white spruce. Tree Genetics & Genomes 10: 203-212.

Godbout, J. & J. Bousquet. 2014. Les génomes du pin gris et du pin tordu, témoins des bouleversements climatiques passés. Naturaliste Canadien 138: 32-44.

Hinsinger, D.D., M. Gaudeul, A. Couloux, J. Bousquet & N. Frascaria-Lacoste. 2014. The phylogeography of Eurasian Fraxinus species reveals ancient transcontinental reticulation. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 77: 223-237.

Lind, M., T. Källman, J. Chen, X.-F. Ma, J. Bousquet, M. Morgante, G. Zaina, B. Karlsson, M. Elfstrand, M. Lascoux &  J. Stenlid. 2014. A Picea abies linkage map based on SNP markers identifies QTLs for four aspects of resistance to Heterobasidion parviporum infection. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101049 (16p.).

Meirmans, P.G., M.-C. Gros-Louis, M. Lamothe, M. Perron, J. Bousquet & N. Isabel. 2014. Rates of spontaneous hybridisation and hybrid recruitment in co-existing exotic and native mature larch populations. Tree Genetics & Genomes 10: 965-975.

Rossi, S. & J. Bousquet. 2014. The bud break process and its variation among local populations of boreal black spruce. Frontiers in Plant Science 5: 574 (doi:10.3389/fpls.2014.00574).

Stival Sena, J., I. Giguère, B. Boyle, P. Rigault, I. Birol, A. Zuccolo, K. Ritland, C. Ritland, J. Bohlmann, S. Jones, J. Bousquet & J. MacKay. 2014. Evolution of gene structure in the conifer Picea glauca: a comparative analysis of the impact of intron size. BMC Plant Biology 14: 95 (16p.).


Birol, I., A. Raymond, S.D. Jackman, S. Pleasance, R. Coope, G.A. Taylor, M.M. Saint Yuen, C.I. Keeling, D. Brand, B.P. Vandervalk, H. Kirk, P. Pandoh, R.A. Moore, Y. Zhao, A.J. Mungall, B. Jaquish, A. Yanchuk, C. Ritland, B. Boyle, J. Bousquet, K. Ritland, J. MacKay, J. Bohlmann & S.J.M. Jones. 2013. Assembling the 20 Gb white spruce (Picea glauca) genome from whole-genome shotgun sequencing data. Bioinformatics 29: 1492-1497.

Hinsinger, D.D., J. Basak, M. Gaudel, C. Cruaud, P. Bertolino, N. Frascaria-Lacoste & J. Bousquet. 2013. The phylogeny and biogeographic history of ashes (Fraxinus, Oleaceae) highlight the roles of migration and vicariance in the diversification of temperate trees. PLoS ONE 8(11): e80431 (14p.).

Jaramillo-Correa, J.P., E. Aguirre-Planter, L.E. Eguiarte, D.P. Khasa & J. Bousquet. 2013. Evolution of an ancient microsatellite hotspot in the conifer mitochondrial genome and comparison with other plants. Journal of Molecular Evolution 76: 146-157.

Nystedt, B., N.R. Street, A. Wetterbom, A. Zuccolo, Y.-C. Lin, D.G. Scofield, F. Vezzi, N. Delhomme, S. Giacomello, A. Alexeyenko, R. Vicedomini, K. Sahlin, E. Sherwood, M. Elfstand, L. Gramzow, K. Holmberg, J. Hällman, O. Keech, L. Klasson, M. Koriabine, M. Kucukoglu, M. Käller, J. Luthman, F. Lysholm, T. Niittylä, Å. Olson, N. Rilakovic, C. Ritland, J.A. Rosselló, J. Sena, T. Svensson, C. Talavera-López, G. Theißen, H. Tuominen, K.Vanneste, Z.-Q. Wu, B. Zhang, P. Zerbe, L. Arvestad, R. Bhalerao, J. Bohlmann, J. Bousquet, R. Garcia Gil, T.R. Hvidsten, P. de Jong, J. MacKay, M. Morgante, K. Ritland, B. Sundberg, S. Lee Thompson, Y. Van de Peer, B. Andersson, O. Nilsson, P.K. Ingvarsson, J. Lundeberg & S. Jansson. 2013. The Norway spruce genome sequence and conifer genome evolution. Nature 497: 579-584.

Pavy, N., A. Deschênes, S. Blais, P. Lavigne, J. Beaulieu, N. Isabel, J. Mackay & J. Bousquet. 2013. The landscape of nucleotide polymorphism among13,500 genes of the conifer Picea glauca, relationships with functions and comparison with Medicago truncatula. Genome Biology and Evolution 5: 1910-1925.

Pavy, N., F. Gagnon, P. Rigault, S. Blais, A. Deschênes, B. Boyle, B. Pelgas, M. Deslauriers, S. Clément, P. Lavigne, M. Lamothe, J.E.K. Cooke, J.P. Jaramillo-Correa, J. Beaulieu, N. Isabel, J. Mackay & J. Bousquet. 2013. Development of high-density SNP genotyping arrays for white spruce (Picea glauca) and transferability to subtropical and nordic congeners. Molecular Ecology Resources 13: 324-336.

Prunier, J., B. Pelgas, F. Gagnon, M. Desponts, N. Isabel, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2013. The genomic architecture and assocation genetics of adaptive characters using a candidate SNP approach in boreal black spruce. BMC Genomics 14: 368 (16p.).


Aguirre-Planter, E., J.P. Jaramillo-Correa, S. Gómez-Acevedo, D.P. Khasa, J. Bousquet & L.E. Eguiarte. 2012. Phylogeny, diversification rates and species boundaries of Mesoamerican firs (Abies, Pinaceae) in a genus-wide context. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62: 263-274.

Arca, M., D.D. Hinsinger, C. Cruaud, A. Tillier, J. Bousquet & N. Frascaria-Lacoste. 2012. Deciduous trees and the application of universal DNA barcodes: a case study on the circumpolar Fraxinus. PLoS ONE 7(3): e34089 (15p.).

Chen, J., T. Källman, X. Ma, N. Gyllenstrand, G. Zaina, M. Morgante, J. Bousquet, A. Eckert, J. Wegrzyn, D. Neale, U. Lagercrantz & M. Lascoux. 2012. Disentangling the roles of history and local selection in shaping clinal variation in allele frequencies and gene expression for photoperiodic genes in Norway spruce (Picea abies). Genetics 191: 865-881.

Godbout, J., F.C. Yeh & J. Bousquet. 2012. Large-scale asymmetric introgression of cytoplasmic DNA reveals Holocene range displacement in a North American boreal pine complex. Ecology and Evolution 2: 1853-1866.

Namroud, M.-C., J. Bousquet, T. Doerksen & J. Beaulieu. 2012. Scanning SNPs from a large set of expressed genes to assess the impact of artificial selection on the undomesticated genetic diversity of white spruce. Evolutionary Applications 5: 641-656.

Pavy, N., B. Pelgas, J. Laroche, P. Rigault, N. Isabel & J. Bousquet. 2012. A spruce gene map infers ancient plant genome reshuffling and subsequent slow evolution in the gymnosperm lineage leading to extant conifers. BMC Biology 10: 84 (18p.).

Pavy, N., M.-C. Namroud, F. Gagnon, N. Isabel & J. Bousquet. 2012. The heterogenous levels of linkage disequilibrium in white spruce genes and comparative analysis with other conifers. Heredity 108: 273-284.

Prunier, J., S. Gérardi, J. Laroche, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2012. Parallel and lineage-specific molecular adaptation to climate in boreal black spruce. Molecular Ecology 21: 4270-4286.

Talbot, P., W. Schroeder, J. Bousquet & N. Isabel. 2012. When exotic poplars and native Populus balsamifera L. meet on the Canadian Prairies: spontaneous hybridization and establishment of interspecific hybrids. Forest Ecology and Management 285: 142-152.


Beaulieu, J., T. Doerksen, B. Boyle, S. Clément, M. Deslauriers, S. Beauseigle, S. Blais, P.-L. Poulin, P. Lenz, S. Caron, P. Rigault, P. Bicho, J. Bousquet & J. MacKay. 2011. Association genetics of wood physical traits in the conifer white spruce and relationships with gene expression. Genetics 188: 197-214.

Beaulieu, J., F. Raulier, G. Prégent & J. Bousquet. 2011. Predicting site index from climatic, edaphic and stand structural properties for seven plantation-grown conifer species in Québec. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41: 682-693.

Bouillé, M., S. Senneville & J. Bousquet. 2011. Discordant mtDNA and cpDNA spruce phylogenies indicate geographic speciation and reticulation as driving factors for the diversification of the genus Picea. Tree Genetics & Genomes 7: 469-484.

Lemieux, M.J., J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2011. Chloroplast DNA polymorphisms in eastern hemlock: range-wide genogeographic analyses and implications for gene conservation. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41: 1047-1059.

MacKay, J., B. Boyle, W. El Kayal, M.-C. Namroud, T. Doerksen, J. Cooke, N. Isabel, J. Beaulieu, P. Rigault, P. Bicho & J. Bousquet. 2011. Gene mapping in white spruce (P. glauca): QTL and association studies integrating population and expression data. BMC Proceedings 5 (Suppl. 7): I6 (2p.).

Pelgas, B., J. Bousquet, P.G. Meirmans, K. Ritland & N. Isabel. 2011. QTL mapping in white spruce: gene maps and genomic regions underlying adaptive traits across pedigrees, years and environments. BMC Genomics 12: 145 (23p.).

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Prunier, J., J. Laroche, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2011. Scanning the genome for gene SNPs related to climate adaptation and estimating selection at the molecular level in boreal black spruce. Molecular Ecology 20: 1702-1716.

Rigault, P., B. Boyle, P. Lepage, J.E.K. Cooke, J. Bousquet & J. MacKay. 2011. A white spruce gene catalogue for conifer genome analyses. Plant Physiology 157: 14-28.

Ritland, K., K. Krutovsky, Y. Tsumura, B. Pelgas, N. Isabel & J. Bousquet. 2011. Chapter 5: Genetic mapping in conifers. In Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Conifers (C. Plomion, J. Bousquet & C. Kole, Eds). Edenbridge Science Publishers & CRC Press, New York. Pp. 196-238.

Wei, X.-X., J. Beaulieu, D.P. Khasa, J. Vargas-Hernandez, J. Lopez-Upton, B. Jaquish & J. Bousquet. 2011. Range-wide chloroplast and mitochondrial DNA imprints reveal multiple lineages and complex biogeographic history for Douglas-fir. Tree Genetics & Genomes 7: 1025-1040.


Beaulieu, J. & J. Bousquet. 2010. Facteurs génétiques affectant la variabilité des cernes annuels chez les espèces arborescentes nordiques. In La dendroécologie: principes, méthodes et applications (S. Payette & L. Filion, Eds). Presses de l’Université Laval, Québec, Qc. Pp.137-163.

Clément, S., J. Fillon, J. Bousquet & J. Beaulieu. 2010. TreeSNPs: a laboratory information management system (LIMS) dedicated to SNP discovery in trees. Tree Genetics & Genomes 6: 435-438.

Gérardi, S., J.P. Jaramillo-Correa, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2010. From glacial refugia to modern populations: new assemblages of organelle genomes generated by differential cytoplasmic gene flow in transcontinental black spruce. Molecular Ecology 19: 5265-5280.

Godbout, J., J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2010. Phylogeographic structure of jack pine (Pinus banksiana; Pinaceae) supports the existence of a coastal glacial refugium in northeastern North America. American Journal of Botany 97: 1903-1912.

Meirmans, P.G., M. Lamothe, M.-C. Gros-Louis, D.P. Khasa, P. Périnet, J. Bousquet & N. Isabel. 2010. Complex pattern of hybridization between exotic and native North American poplar species. American Journal of Botany 97: 1688-1697.

Namroud, M.-C., C. Guillet-Claude, J. MacKay, N. Isabel & J. Bousquet. 2010. Molecular evolution of regulatory genes in spruces from different species and continents: heterogeneous patterns of linkage disequilibrium and selection but correlated recent demographic changes. Journal of Molecular Evolution 70: 371-386.


Jaramillo-Correa, J.P., J. Beaulieu, D.P. Khasa & J. Bousquet. 2009. Inferring the past from the present phylogeographic structure of North American forest trees: seeing the forest for the genes. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39: 286-307.

Meirmans, P.G., J. Bousquet & N. Isabel. 2009. A metapopulation model for the introgression from genetically modified plants into their wild relatives. Evolutionary Applications 2: 160-171.


Bousquet, J., J. Beaulieu, A. Rainville & J. Mackay. 2008. IUFRO-CTIA 2008 International Joint Conference / Congrès conjoint international IUFRO-ACAA 2008, Québec. Scientific Program and Abstracts / Programme scientifique et résumés. Azimut, Québec. 230p.

Godbout, J., A. Fazekas, C.H. Newton, F.C. Yeh & J. Bousquet. 2008. Glacial vicariance in the Pacific Northwest: evidence from a lodgepole pine mitochondrial DNA minisatellite for multiple genetically distinct and widely separated refugia. Molecular Ecology 17: 2463-2475.

Jaramillo-Correa, J.P., E. Aguirre-Planter, D.P. Khasa, L.E. Eguiarte, D. Pinero, G.R. Furnier & J. Bousquet. 2008. Ancestry and divergence of subtropical montane forest isolates: Molecular biogeography of the genus Abies (Pinaceae) in southern Mexico and Guatemala. Molecular Ecology 17: 2476-2490.

Namroud, M.-C., J. Beaulieu, N. Juge, J. Laroche & J. Bousquet. 2008. Scanning the genome for gene single nucleotide polymorphisms involved in adaptive population differentiation in white spruce. Molecular Ecology 17:3599-3613. Voir aussi New&Views Article de Bonin, A. Molecular Ecology 17: 3583-3584.

Pavy, N., B. Pelgas, S. Beauseigle, S. Blais, F. Gagnon, I. Gosselin, M. Lamothe, N. Isabel & J. Bousquet. 2008. Enhancing genetic mapping of complex genomes through the design of highly-multiplexed SNP arrays: application to the large and unsequenced genomes of white spruce and black spruce. BMC Genomics 9: 21 (17p.).

Yu, Q., S.Y. Zhang, A. Pliura, J. Mackay, J. Bousquet & P. Périnet. 2008. Variation in mechanical properties of selected young poplar hybrid crosses. Forest Science 54: 255-259.


Bousquet, J., N. Isabel, B. Pelgas, J. Cottrell, D. Rungis & K. Ritland. 2007. Chapter 3: Spruce. In: Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants, Vol. 7, Forest Trees (C. Kole, Ed.). Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg. Pp. 93-114.

Naydenov, K., S. Senneville, J. Beaulieu, F. Tremblay & J. Bousquet. 2007. Glacial vivariance in Eurasia: mitochondrial DNA evidence from Scots pine for a complex heritage involving genetically distinct refugia at mid-northern latitudes and in Asia Minor. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7: 233 (12p.).

Pliura, A., S.Y. Zhang, J. Mackay & J. Bousquet. 2007. Genotypic variation in wood density and growth traits of poplar hybrids at four clonal trials. Forest Ecology and Management 238: 92-106.


Gagné, A., J.-L. Jany, J. Bousquet & D.P. Khasa. 2006. Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities of nursery-inoculated seedlings outplanted on clear-cut sites in northern Alberta. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36: 1684-1694.

Jany, J.-L., J. Bousquet, A. Gagné, D.P. Khasa. 2006. Simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers in the ectomycorrhizal fungus Laccaria bicolor for environmental monitoring of introduced strains and molecular ecology applications. Mycological Research 110: 51-59.

Jaramillo-Correa, J.P., J. Beaulieu, F.T. Ledig & J. Bousquet. 2006. Decoupled mitochondrial and chloroplast DNA population structure reveals Holocene collapse and population isolation in a threatened Mexican-endemic conifer. Molecular Ecology 15: 2787-2800.

Khasa, D.P., J.P. Jaramillo-Correa, B. Jaquish & J. Bousquet. 2006. Contrasting microsatellite variation between subalpine and western larch, two closely related species with different distribution patterns. Molecular Ecology 15: 3907-3918.

Ouinsavi, C., N. Sokpon, J. Bousquet, C.H. Newton & D.P. Khasa. 2006. Novel microsatellite DNA markers for the threatened African endemic tree species, Milicia excelsa (Moraceae), and cross-species amplification in Milicia regia. Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 480-483.

Pavy, N., L.S. Parsons, C. Paule, J. MacKay & J. Bousquet. 2006. Automated SNP detection from a large collection of white spruce expressed sequences: contributing factors and approaches for the categorization of SNPs. BMC Genomics 7: 174 (14p.).

Pelgas, B., S. Beauseigle, V. Acheré, S. Jeandroz, J. Bousquet & N. Isabel. 2006. Comparative genome mapping among Picea glauca, P. abies and P. mariana X rubens, and correspondance with other Pinaceae. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 113: 1371-1393.

Pliura, A., S.Y. Zhang, J. Bousquet & J. Mackay. 2006. Age trends in genotypic variation of wood density and its intra-ring components in young poplar hybrid crosses at four clonal trials. Annals of Forest Science 63: 673-685.


Andalo, C., J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2005. The impact of climate change on growth of local white spruce populations in Quebec, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management 205: 169-182.

Bouillé, M. & J. Bousquet. 2005. Trans-species shared polymorphisms at orthologous nuclear gene loci among distant species in the conifer Picea (Pinaceae): implications for the long-term maintenance of genetic diversity in trees. American Journal of Botany 92: 63-73.

Godbout, J., J.P. Jaramillo-Correa, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2005. A mitochondrial DNA minisatellite reveals the postglacial history of jack pine (Pinus banksiana), a broad range North American conifer. Molecular Ecology 14: 3497-3512.

Gros-Louis, M.-C., J. Bousquet, L.E. Paques & N. Isabel. 2005. Species-specific diagnostic markers in Larix spp. based on RAPDs and nuclear, cpDNA, and mtDNA gene sequences, and their phylogenetic implications. Tree Genetics & Genomes 1: 50-63.

Jaramillo-Correa, J.P. & J. Bousquet. 2005. Mitochondrial genome recombination in the zone of contact between two hybridizing conifers. Genetics 171: 1951-1962.

Khasa, D.P., P. Pollefeys, A. Navarro-Quezada, P. Périnet & J. Bousquet. 2005. Species-specific microsatellite markers to monitor gene flow between exotic poplars and their natural relatives in eastern North America. Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 920-923.

Koubaa, A., N. Isabel, S.Y. Zhang, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2005. Transition from juvenile to mature wood in Picea mariana. Wood and Fiber Science 37: 445-455.

Pavy, N., J. Laroche, J. Bousquet & J. Mackay. 2005. Large-scale statistical analysis of secondary xylem ESTPs in pine. Plant Molecular Biology 57: 203-224.

Pavy, N., C. Paule, L. Parsons, J.A. Crow, M.-J. Morency, J.E.K. Cooke, J.E. Johnson, E. Noumen, C. Guillet-Claude, Y. Butterfield, S. Barber, G. Yang, J. Liu, J. Stott, R. Kirkpatrick, A. Siddiqui, R. Holt, M. Marra, M. Séquin, E. Retzel, J. Bousquet & J. Mackay. 2005. Generation, annotation, analysis, and database integration of 16,500 white spruce EST clusters. BMC Genomics 6: 144 (19 p.).

Pelgas, B., J. Bousquet, S. Beauseigle & N. Isabel. 2005. A composite linkage map from two crosses for the species complex Picea mariana [Mill.] B.S.P. x P. rubens (Sarg.) and analysis of synteny with other Pinaceae. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 111: 1466-1488.

Pliura, A., Q. Yu, S.Y. Zhang, J. Mackay, P. Périnet & J. Bousquet. 2005. Variation in wood density and shrinkage and their relationship to growth of selected young poplar hybrid crosses. Forest Science 51: 472-482.


Beaulieu, J., M. Perron & J. Bousquet. 2004. Multivariate pattern of adaptative genetic variation and seed source transfer in Picea mariana. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 34: 531-545.

Guillet-Claude, C., N. Isabel, B. Pelgas & J. Bousquet. 2004. The evolutionary implications of knox-I gene duplications in conifers: correlated evidence from phylogeny, gene mapping, and analysis of functional divergence. Molecular Biology and Evolution 21: 2232-2245.

Jaramillo-Correa, J.P., J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2004. Variation in mitochondrial DNA reveals multiple glacial refugia in black spruce (Picea mariana), a transcontinental North American conifer. Molecular Ecology 13: 2735-2747.

Pelgas, B., N. Isabel & J. Bousquet. 2004. Efficient screening for expressed sequence tag polymorphisms (ESTP) by DNA pool sequencing and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis in spruces. Molecular Breeding 13: 263-279.


Gamache, I., J.P. Jaramillo-Correa, S. Payette & J. Bousquet. 2003. Diverging patterns of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA diversity in subarctic black spruce: imprint of a founder effect associated with postglacial colonization. Molecular Ecology 12: 891-901.

Jany, J.-L., J. Bousquet & D.P. Khasa. 2003. Microsatellite markers for Hebeloma species developed from expressed sequence tags in the ectomycorrhizal fungus Hebeloma cylindrosporum. Molecular Ecology Notes 3: 659-661.

Jaramillo-Correa, J.P. & J. Bousquet. 2003. New evidence from mitochondrial DNA of a progenitor-derivative species relationship between black spruce and red spruce (Pinaceae). American Journal of Botany 90: 1801-1806.

Jaramillo-Correa, J.P., J. Bousquet, J. Beaulieu, N. Isabel, M. Perron & M. Bouillé. 2003. Cross-species amplification of mitochondrial DNA sequence-tagged-site markers in conifers: the nature of polymorphism and variation within and among species in Picea. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 106: 1353-1367.

Khasa, D.P., S. Nadeem, B. Thomas, A. Robertson & J. Bousquet. 2003. Application of SSR markers for parentage analysis of Populus clones. Forest Genetics 10: 273-281.

Navarro, E., J. Bousquet, A. Moiroud, A. Munive, D. Pior & P. Normand. 2003. Molecular phylogeny of Alnus (Betulaceae) inferred from nuclear ribosomal ITS sequences. Plant and Soil 254: 207-217.

Pollefeys, P. & J. Bousquet. 2003. Molecular genetic diversity of the French-American grapevine hybrids cultivated in North America. Genome 46: 1037-1048.


Fournier, D., D.J. Perry, J. Beaulieu, J. Bousquet & N. Isabel. 2002. Optimizing expressed sequence tag polymorphisms by single-strand conformation polymorphism in spruces. Forest Genetics 9: 11-18.

Gosselin, I., Y. Zhou, J. Bousquet & N. Isabel. 2002. Megagametophyte-derived linkage maps of white spruce (Picea glauca) based on RAPD, SCAR and ESTP markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 104: 987-997.

Perron, M. & J. Bousquet. 2002. Nouveau regard sur la relation botanique entre l’épinette noire et l’épinette rouge. Naturaliste Canadien 126: 45-52.


Beaulieu, J., A. Rainville, G. Daoust & J. Bousquet. 2001. La diversité génétique des espèces arborescentes de la forêt boréale. Naturaliste Canadien 125: 193-202.

Jaramillo-Correa, J.P., J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2001. Contrasting evolutionary forces driving population structure at expressed sequence tag polymorphisms, allozymes and quantitative traits in white spruce. Molecular Ecology 10: 2729-2740.

Khasa, D.P. & J. Bousquet. 2001. Multivariate analysis of allozymes and morphometric variability in Racosperma auriculiforme and R. mangium. Silvae Genetica 50: 191-199.

Perry, D.J. & J. Bousquet. 2001. Genetic diversity and mating system of post-fire and post-harvest black spruce: an investigation using codominant sequence-tagged-site (STS) markers. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 31: 32-40.

Senneville, S., J. Beaulieu, G. Daoust, M. Deslauriers & J. Bousquet. 2001. Evidence for low genetic diversity and metapopulation structure in Canada yew (Taxus canadensis): considerations for conservation. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 31: 110-116.


Koubaa, A., S.Y. Zhang, N. Isabel, J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 2000. Phenotypic correlations between juvenile-mature wood density and growth in black spruce. Wood Fiber Science 32: 61-71.

Laberge, M.-J., S. Payette & J. Bousquet. 2000. Life span and biomass allocation of stunted black spruce clones in the subarctic environment. Journal of Ecology 88: 584-593.

Morin, R., J. Beaulieu, M. Deslauriers, G. Daoust & J. Bousquet. 2000. Low genetic diversity at allozyme loci in Juglans cinerea. Canadian Journal of Botany 78: 1238-1243.

Perron, M., D.J. Perry, C. Andalo & J. Bousquet. 2000. Evidence from sequence-tagged-site markers of a recent progenitor-derivative species pair in conifers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA 97: 11331-11336.


Isabel, N., J. Beaulieu, P. Thériault & J. Bousquet. 1999. Direct evidence for biased gene estimates from dominant random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) fingerprints. Molecular Ecology 8: 477-483.

Laroche, J. & J. Bousquet. 1999. Evolution of the mitochondrial rps3 intron in perennial and annual angiosperms and homology to nad5 intron 1. Molecular Biology and Evolution 16: 441-452.

Perry, D.J., N. Isabel & J. Bousquet. 1999. Sequence-tagged-site (STS) markers of arbitrary genes: the amount and nature of variation revealed in Norway spruce. Heredity 83: 239-248.


Larochelle, F., É. Forget, A. Rainville & J. Bousquet. 1998. Sources of temporal variation in sap sugar content in a mature sugar maple (Acer saccharum) plantation. Forest Ecology and Management 106: 307-313.

Perry, D.J. & J. Bousquet. 1998. Sequence-tagged-site (STS) markers of arbitrary genes: the utility of black spruce-derived STS primers in other conifers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 97: 735-743.

Perry, D.J. & J. Bousquet. 1998. Sequence-tagged-site (STS) markers of arbitrary genes: development, characterization and analysis of linkage in black spruce. Genetics 149: 1089-1098.


Dewar, K., J. Bousquet, J. Dufour & L. Bernier. 1997. A meiotically reproducible chromosome length polymorphism in the Ascomycete fungus Ophiostoma ulmi (sensu lato). Molecular and General Genetics 255: 38-44.

Jeandroz, S., S. Roy & J. Bousquet. 1997. Phylogeny and phylogeography of the circumpolar genus Fraxinus (OLEACEAE) based on internal transcribed spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 7: 241-251.

Laroche, J., P. Li, L. Maggia & J. Bousquet. 1997. Molecular evolution of angiosperm mitochondrial introns and exons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA 94: 5722-5727.

Li, P., J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 1997. Genetic structure and patterns of genetic variation among populations in eastern white spruce (Picea glauca). Canadian Journal of Forest Research 27: 189-198.

Perron, M. & J. Bousquet. 1997. Natural hybridization between Picea mariana and P. rubens. Molecular Ecology 6: 725-734.


Boivin, R., M. Richard, D. Beauseigle, J. Bousquet & G. Bellemare. 1996. Phylogenetic inferences from chloroplast chlB gene sequences of Nephrolepis exaltata (Filicopsida), Ephedra altissima (Gnetopsida), and diverse land plants. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 6: 19-29.

Dufresne, S., J. Bousquet, M. Boissinot & R. Guay. 1996. Sulfobacillus disulfidooxidans sp. nov., a new acidophilic, disulfide-oxidizing, gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 46: 1056-1064.

Isabel, N., R. Boivin, C. Lebvasseur, P.-M. Charest, J. Bousquet & F.M. Tremblay. 1996. Occurence of somaclonal variation among somatic embryo-derived white spruces (Picea glauca, Pinaceae). American Journal of Botany 83: 1121-1130.

Jeandroz, S., N. Frascaria-Lacoste & J. Bousquet. 1996. Molecular recognition of the closely related Fraxinus excelsiorand F. oxyphylla (Oleaceae) by RAPD markers. Forest Genetics 3: 237-242.

Roy, S. & J. Bousquet. 1996. The evolution of actinorhizal symbiosis through phylogenetic analysis of host plants. Acta Botanica Gallica 143: 635-651.

Shooner, F., J. Bousquet & R.D. Tyagi. 1996. Isolation, phenotypic characterization, and phylogenetic position of a novel, facultatively autotrophic, moderately thermophilic bacterium, Thiobacillus thermosulfatus sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 46: 409-415.


Isabel, N., J. Beaulieu & J. Bousquet. 1995. Complete congruence between gene diversity estimates derived from genotypic data at enzyme and RAPD loci in black spruce. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA 92: 6369-6373.

Isabel, N., R. Boivin, C. Levasseur, P.-M. Charest, J. Bousquet & F.M. Tremblay. 1995. Evidence of somaclonal variation in somatic embryo-derived plantlets of white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss.). In Current Issues in Plant Molecular & Cellular Biology (M. Terzi, R. Cella & A. Falavigna, Eds). Kluwer, Boston. Pp. 247-252.

Jeandroz, S., P. Faivre-Rampant, A. Pugin, J. Bousquet & A. Bervillé. 1995. Organization of nuclear ribosomal DNA and species-specific polymorphism in closely related Fraxinus excelsior and F. oxyphylla. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 91: 885-892.

Khasa, D.P. & J. Bousquet. 1995. Développement d’un programme intégré d’amélioration génétique du Racosperma spp. pour le reboisement de terres Zaïroises. Sécheresse 6: 281-288.

Khasa, D.P., P. Li, G. Vallée, S. Magnussen & J. Bousquet. 1995. Early evaluation of Racosperma auriculiforme and R. mangium provenance trials on four sites in Zaire. Forest Ecology and Management 78: 99-113.

Khasa, D.P., G. Vallée & J. Bousquet. 1995. Provenance variation in rooting ability of juvenile stem cuttings of Racosperma auriculiforme and R. mangium. Forest Science 41: 305-320.

Khasa, D.P., G. Vallée, J. Bélanger & J. Bousquet. 1995. Utilization and management of forest resources in Zaire. Forestry Chronicle 71: 479-488.

Khasa, D.P., G. Vallée, S. Magnussen, C. Camiré, J. Bousquet & P. Li. 1995. Performance of five tropical tree species on four sites in Zaire. Commonwealth Forestry Review 74: 129-137.

Laroche, J., P. Li & J. Bousquet. 1995. Mitochondrial DNA and monocot-dicot divergence time. Molecular Biology and Evolution 12: 1151-1156.

Perron, M., A.G. Gordon & J. Bousquet. 1995. Species-specific RAPD fingerprints for the closely related Picea mariana and P. rubens. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 91: 142-149.


Khasa, D.P., W.M. Cheliak & J. Bousquet. 1994. Genetic variation in 26 populations of Racosperma auriculiforme and R. mangium using allozymes. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 24: 1123-1132.

Khasa, D.P., G. Vallée & J. Bousquet. 1994. Biological considerations in the utilization of Racosperma auriculiforme and R. mangium in tropical countries with emphasis on Zaire. Journal of Tropical Forest Research 6: 422-443.

Maggia, L. & J. Bousquet. 1994. Molecular phylogeny of the actinorhizal Hamamelidae and relationships with host promiscuity towards Frankia. Molecular Ecology 3: 459-467.

Savard, L., P. Li, S.H. Strauss, M.W. Chase, M. Michaud & J. Bousquet. 1994. Chloroplast and nuclear gene sequences indicate Late Pensylvanian time for the last common ancestor of extant seed plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA 91: 5163-5167.


Frascaria, N., L. Maggia, M. Michaud & J. Bousquet. 1993. The rbcL gene sequence of chestnut indicates a slow rate of evolution in the Fagaceae. Genome 36: 668-671.

Isabel, N., L. Tremblay, M. Michaud, F.M. Tremblay & J. Bousquet. 1993. RAPDs as an aid to evaluate the genetic integrity of somatic embryogenesis-derived populations of Picea mariana (Mill.) B.S.P. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 86: 81-87.

Khasa, D.P., W.M. Cheliak & J. Bousquet. 1993. Effects of buffer system pH and tissue storage on starch gel electrophoresis of enzymes from three tropical tree species. Annales des Sciences Forestières 50: 37-56.

Khasa, D.P., W.M. Cheliak & J. Bousquet. 1993. Mating system of Racosperma auriculiforme in a seed production area in Zaire. Canadian Journal of Botany 71: 779-785.

Li, P., J. Beaulieu, A. Corriveau & J. Bousquet. 1993. Genetic variation in juvenile growth and phenology in a white spruce provenance-progeny test. Silvae Genetica 42: 52-60.

Savard, L., M. Michaud & J. Bousquet. 1993. Genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships between birches and alders using ITS, 18S rRNA, and rbcL gene sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 2: 112-118.

Simon, L., J. Bousquet, R.C. Lévesque & M. Lalonde. 1993. Origin and diversification of endomycorrhizal fungi and coincidence with vascular plants. Nature 363: 67-69.


Bousquet, J., S.H. Strauss, A.H. Doerksen & R.A. Price. 1992. Extensive variation in evolutionnary rate of rcbL gene sequences among seed plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA 89: 7844-7848.

Bousquet, J., S.H. Strauss & P. Li. 1992. Complete congruence between morphological and rbcL-based molecular phylogenies in birches and related species (Betulaceae). Molecular Biology and Evolution 9: 1076-1088.

Li, P. & J. Bousquet. 1992. Relative-rate test for nucleotide substitutions between two lineages. Molecular Biology and Evolution 9: 1185-1189.

Li, P., J. MacKay & J. Bousquet. 1992. Genetic diversity in Canadian hardwoods: implications for conservation. The Forestry Chronicle 68: 709-719.

Li, P., L. Parrot & J. Bousquet. 1992. Introduction of black walnut in southern Quebec: evaluation of 21-year-old full-sib families. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 22: 1201-1204.

Roy, A., N. Frascaria, J. Mackay & J. Bousquet. 1992. Segregating random amplified polymorphic DNAs (RAPDs) in Betula alleghaniensis. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 85: 173-180.

Strauss, S.H., J. Bousquet, V.D. Hipkins & Y.-P. Hong. 1992. Biochemical and molecular genetic markers in biosystematic studies of forest trees. New Forests 6: 125-158.


Bousquet, J. & M. Lalonde. 1991. The population genetics of alder: an overview. In Biochemical Markers in the Population Genetics of Forest Trees (S. Fineshi, E. Malvoti, F. Cannata & H.H. Hattemer, Eds). SPB Academic Publishing, The Hague, Netherlands. Pp. 105-112.

Dupont, A., L. Bélanger & J. Bousquet. 1991. Relationships between balsam fir vulnerability to spruce budworm and ecological site conditions of fir stands in central Quebec. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 21: 1752-1759.


Bousquet, J., W.M. Cheliak, J. Wang & M. Lalonde. 1990. Genetic divergence and introgressive hybridization between Alnus sinuata and A. crispa (Betulaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 170: 107-124.

Bousquet, J. & M. Lalonde. 1990. The genetics of actinorhizal Betulaceae. In The Biology of Frankia and Actinorhizal Plants (C.H. Schwintzer & J.D. Tjepkema, Eds). Academic Press, New York. Pp. 239-261.

Bousquet, J., L. Simon & M. Lalonde. 1990. DNA amplification from vegetative and sexual tissues of trees using polymerase chain reaction. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 20: 254-257


Bousquet, J., E. Girouard, C. Strobeck, B.P. Dancik & M. Lalonde. 1989. Restriction fragment polymorphisms in the rDNA region among even species of Alnus and Betula papyrifera. Plant and Soil 118: 231-240.

Normand, P. & J. Bousquet. 1989. Phylogeny of nitrogenase sequences in Frankia and other nitrogen-fixing microorganisms. Journal of Molecular Evolution 29: 436-447.

Simon, L., S. Jabaji-Hare, J. Bousquet & M. Lalonde. 1989. Confirmation of Frankia species using cellular fatty acids analysis. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 11: 229-235.


Bousquet, J., W.M. Cheliak & M. Lalonde. 1988. Allozyme variation within and among mature populations of speckled alders (Alnus rugosa) and relationships with green alder (A. crispa). American Journal of Botany 75: 1678-1686.

Lalonde, M., L. Simon, J. Bousquet & A. Séguin. 1988. Advances in the taxanomy of Frankia: recognition of species Alni and Elaeagni and novel subspecies Pommerii and Vandijkii. In Nitrogen Fixation: Hundred Years After (H. Bothe, F.J. de Bruijn & W.E. Newton, Eds). Gustav Fisher Verlag, New York. Pp. 671-680.

Simon, L., J. Bousquet, M. Gardes, L. St-Laurent & M. Lalonde. 1988. Competitiveness of Frankia strains on Elaeagnus clonal plantlets. Federation of European Microbiological Societies Letters 51: 13-18.


Bousquet, J., W.M. Cheliak & M. Lalonde. 1987. Allozyme variability in natural populations of green alder (Alnus crispa). Genome 29: 345-352.

Bousquet, J., W.M. Cheliak & M. Lalonde. 1987. Genetic differentiation among 22 mature populations of green alder (Alnus crispa) in central Québec. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 17: 219-227.

Bousquet, J., W.M. Cheliak & M. Lalonde. 1987. Genetic diversity within and among 11 juvenile populations of green alder (Alnus crispa) in Canada. Physiologia Plantarum 70: 311-318.

Gardes, M., J. Bousquet & M. Lalonde. 1987. Isozyme variation among 40 Frankia strains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 53: 1596-1603.

St-Laurent, L., J. Bousquet, L. Simon & M. Lalonde. 1987. Separation of various Frankia strains in the Alnus and Elaeagnus host specificity groups using sugar analysis. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 33: 764-772.