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. In press.

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. 2024. Assembly and annotation of the black spruce genome provide insights on spruce phylogeny and evolution of stress response.  G3 – Genes Genomes Genetics14 (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. In press.


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.).

Duchesne, I., P.R.N. Lenz, M.P. Girardin & N. Isabel. 2022. Translocating seed sources to new geoclimatic environments has limited effect on lumber quality of eastern Canadian white spruce. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 52: 1553–1565.

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 (this article was elected for the cover page of the August 2021 issue of the journal, and was also the subject of an editorial comment on pages 3893-95 of the same issue).

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.)

Girardin, M.P., N. Isabel, X.J. Guo, M. Lamothe, I. Duchesne & P. Lenz. 2021. Annual aboveground carbon uptake enhancements from assisted gene flow in boreal black spruce forests are not long-lasting. Nature Communications 12: 1169 (15p.)

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 (in press).

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.

Isabel, N., J.A. Holliday & S.N. Aitken. 2020. Forest genomics: advancing climate adaptation, forest health, productivity and conservation. Presentation of the Evolutionary Applications Special Issue of January 2020. Evolutionary Applications 13: 3-10.

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 (in press) (

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 (in press).

Parent, G., C. Méndez-Espinoza, I. Giguère, M. Mageroy, M. Charest, E. Bauce, J. Bohlmann & J. Mackay. 2020. Hydroxyacetophenone defenses in white spruce against spruce budworm. Evolutionary Applications 13: 62-75.


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. Scientific 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.

Gamal El-Dien, O., B. Ratcliffe, J. Klápště, I. Porth, C. Chen & YA. El-Kassaby. 2018. Multienvironment genomic variance decomposition analysis of open-pollinated Interior spruce (Picea glauca x engelmanii). Molecular Breeding 38:26 (16 p.).

Housset, J. M., S. Nadeau, N. Isabel, C. Depardieu, I. Duchesne, P. Lenz,
& M.P. Girardin. 2018. Tree rings provide a new class of phenotypes for genetic
associations that foster insights into adaptation of conifers to climate
change. New Phytologist. 218:630–645.

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.).

Porth, I., R. White, B. Jaquish & K. Ritland. 2018. Partial correlation analysis of transcriptomes helps detangle the growth and defense network in spruce. New Phytologist 218: 1349-1359.

Prunier, J., I. Giguère, N. Ryan, R. Guy, R. Soolanayakanahally, N. Isabel, J. MacKay & I. Porth. 2018. Gene copy number variations involved in balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera L.) adaptive variations. Molecular Ecology 28: 1476-1490.

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.


Du, R., S. Niu, Y. Liu, X. Sun, I. Porth, YA. El-Kassaby & W. Li. 2017. The gibberellin GID1-DELLA signalling module exists in evolutionary ancient conifers. Scientific Reports 7: 16637 (11p.).

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.).

McKown, AD., J. Klápště, RD. Guy, RY. Soolanayakanahally, J. La Mantia, I. Porth, O. Skyba, F. Unda, CJ. Douglas, YA. El-Kassaby, RC. Hamelin, SD. Mansfield & QCB. Cronk. 2017. Sexual homomorphism in dioecious trees: extensive tests fail to detect sexual dimorphism in Populus. Scientific Reports 7: 1831 (14p.).

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.

Prunier, J., S. Caron & J. MacKay. 2017. CNVs into the wild: screening the genomes of conifer trees (Picea spp.) reveals fewer gene copy number variations in hybrids and links to adaptation. BMC Genomics 18:97.

Ratcliffe, B., O. Gamal El-Dien, E.P. Cappa, I. Porth, J. Klápště, C. Chen & Y. A. El-Kassaby. 2017. Single-step BLUP with varying genotyping effort in open-pollinated Picea glauca. G3: 7 (33p.).

Thistlethwaite, FR., B. Ratcliffe, J. Klápště, I. Porth, C. Chen, MU. Stoehr & YA. El-Kassaby. 2017. Genomic prediction accuracies in space and time for height and wood density of Douglas-fir using exome capture as the genotyping platform. BMC Genomics 18: 930 (16p.).


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.).

Gamal El-Dien O., B. Ratcliffe, J. Klápště, I. Porth, C. Chen & Y. A. El-Kassaby. 2016. Implementation of the Realized Genomic Relationship Matrix to Open-Pollinated White Spruce Family Testing for Disentangling Additive from Non-additive Genetic Effects. G3 6: 743-753.

Herath, P., S. Beauseigle, B. Dhillon, D.I. Ojeda, G. Bilodeau, N. Isabel, M.-C. Gros-Louis, H. Kope, S. Zeglen, R.C. Hamelin & N. Feau. 2016. Anthropogenic signature in the incidence and distribution of an emerging pathogen of poplars. Biological Invasions 18: 1147-1161.

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: 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.

Niu S, H. Yuan, X. Sun, I. Porth, Y. Li, Y.A. El-Kassaby & W. Li. 2016. A transcriptomics investigation into pine reproductive organ development. New Phytologist 209: 1278–1289.

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.

Prunier J., J-P. Verta & J.J. MacKay. 2016. Conifer genomics and adaptation: at the crossroads of genetic diversity and genome function. New Phytologist 209: 44-62.

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.

Floate K.D., J. Godbout, M.K. Lau, N. Isabel & T.G. Whitham. 2015. Plant-herbivore interactions in a trispecific hybrid swarm of Populus: assessing support for hypotheses of hybrid bridges, evolutionary novelty and genetic similarity. New Phytologist 209: 832-844.

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.).

Lupi, C., G. Larocque, A. DesRochers, M. Labrecque, A. Mosseler, J. Major, J. Beaulieu, M.F. Tremblay, A.M. Gordon, B.R. Thomas, A. Vezina, H. Bouafif, D. Cormier, D. Sidders, R. Krygier, N. Thevathasan, M. Riopel & B. Ferland-Raymond. 2015. Evaluating sampling designs and deriving biomass equations for young plantations of poplar and willow clones. Biomass and Bioenergy, 83: 196-205.

Mageroy, M.H., G. Parent, G. Germanos, I. Giguère, N. Delvas, H. Maaroufi, E. Bauce, J. Bohlmann & J.J. Mackay. 2015. Expression of the β-glucosidase gene Pgβglu-1 underpins natural resistance of white spruce against spruce budworm. The Plant Journal 81: 68-80.

Mamashita, T., G.R. Larocque, A. DesRochers, J. Beaulieu, B.R. Thomas, A. Mosseler, J. Major & D. Sidders. 2015. Short-term growth and morphological responses to nitrogen availability and plant density in hybrid poplars and willows. Biomass and Bioenergy 81: 88-97.

Mvolo, C.S., A. Koubaa, J. Beaulieu, A. Cloutier & M.J. Mazerolle. 2015. Variation in wood quality in white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss). Part I. Defining the juvenile-mature wood transition based on tracheid length. Forest 6: 183-202.

Nadeau, S., J. Godbout, M. Lamothe, M.-C. Gros-Louis, N. Isabel & K. Ritland. 2015. Contrasting patterns of genetic diversity across the ranges of Pinus monticola and P. strobus: A comparison between eastern and western North American postglacial colonization histories. American Journal of Botany 102: 1342-1355.

Porth, I., J. Klapste, A.D. McKown, J. La Mantia, R.D. Guy, P.K. Ingvarsson, R. Hamelin, S.D. Mansfield, J. Ehlting, C.J. Douglas & Y.A. El-Kassaby. 2015. Evolutionary quantitative genomics of Populus trichocarpa. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0142864 (25p.).

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.).

Raherison E.S., I. Giguère, S. Caron, M. Lamara & J.J. MacKay. 2015. Modular organization of the white spruce (Picea glauca) transcriptome reveals functional organization and evolutionary signatures. New Phytologist 207: 172-187.

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 (16p.).

Bissonnette, C., B. Fahlman, K.M. Peru, D.P. Khasa, C.W. Greer, J.V. Headley & S. Roy. 2014. Symbiosis with Frankia sp. benefits the establishment of Alnus viridis ssp. crispa and Alnus incana ssp. rugosa in tailings sand from the Canadian oil sands industry. Ecological Engineering 68: 167-175.

Bomal, C., I. Duval, I. Giguère, É. Fortin, S. Caron, D. Stewart, B. Boyle, A. Séguin & J.J. MacKay. 2014. Opposite action of R2R3-MYBs from different subgroups on key genes of the shikimate and monolignol pathways in spruce. Journal of Experimental Botany 65: 495-508.

Campagnac, E. & D.P. Khasa. 2014. Relationship between genetic variability in Rhizophagus irregularis and tolerance to saline conditions. Mycorrhiza 24: 121-129.

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.

Duval, I., D. Lachance, I. Giguère, C. Bomal, M.-J. Morency, G. Pelletier, B. Boyle, J.J. Mackay & A. Séguin. 2014. Large-scale screening of transcription factor–promoter interactions in spruce reveals a transcriptional network involved in vascular development. Journal of Experimental Botany 65: 2319-2333.

Gauthier, S., P. Bernier, P.J. Burton, J. Edwards, K. Isaac, N. Isabel, K. Jayen, H. Le Goff & E.A. Nelson. 2014. Climate change vulnerability and adaptation in the managed Canadian boreal forest. Environmental Reviews 22: 256-285.

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.

Lenz, P., M. Deslauriers, C.-H. Ung, J. MacKay & J. Beaulieu. 2014. What do ecological regions tell us about wood quality? A case study in eastern Canadian white spruce. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44: 1383-1393.

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.

Onwuchekwa, N.E., J.J. Zwiazek, A. Quoreshi & D.P. Khasa. 2014. Growth of mycorrhizal jack pine (Pinus banksiana) and white spruce (Picea glauca) seedlings planted in oil sands reclaimed areas. Mycorrhiza 24: 431-441.

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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 (9p.).

Shah, M.A., R.M. Callaway, T. Shah, G.R. Houseman, R.W. Pal, S. Xiao, W. Luo, C. Rosche, Z.A. Reshi, D.P. Khasa & S. Chen. 2014. Conyza canadensis suppresses plant diversity in its nonnative ranges but not at home: a transcontinental comparison. New Phytologist 202: 1286-1296.

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.).

Wani, G.A., M.A. Shah, Z.A. Reshi, A.R. Atangana & D.P. Khasa. 2014. cpDNA microsatellite markers for Lemna minor (Araceae): phylogeographic implications. Applications in Plant Sciences 2(7): 1300099 (4p.).


Beaulieu, J., I. Giguère, M. Deslauriers, B. Boyle & J. MacKay. 2013. Differential gene expression patterns in white spruce newly formed tissue on board the International Space Station. Advances in Space Research 52: 760-772.

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.).

Isabel, N., M. Lamothe & S.L. Thompson. 2013. A second-generation diagnostic single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP)-based assay, optimized to distinguish among eight poplar (Populus L.) species and their early hybrids. Tree Genetics & Genomes 9: 621-626.

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.

Larocque, G.R., A. Desrochers, M. Larchevêque, F. Tremblay, J. Beaulieu, A. Mosseler, J.E. Major, S. Gaussiran, B.R. Thomas, D. Sidders, P. Périnet, J. Kort, M. Labrecque, P. Savoie, S. Masse, O.T. Bouman, D. Kamelchuk, L. Benomar, T. Mamashita & P. Gagné. 2013. Research on hybrid poplars and willow species for fast-growing tree plantations: its importance for growth and yield, silviculture, policy-making and commercial applications. The Forestry Chronicle 89: 32-41.

LeBoldus, J.M., N. Isabel, K.D. Floate, P. Blenis & B.R. Thomas. 2013. Testing the ‘hybrid susceptibility’ and ‘phenological sink’ hypotheses using the P. balsamiferaP. deltoides hybrid zone and Septoria leaf spot [Septoria musiva]. PLoS One 8(12): e84437 (8p.).

Lenz, P., D. Auty, A. Achim, J. Beaulieu & J. Mackay. 2013. Genetic improvement of white spruce mechanical wood traits – early screening by means of acoustic velocity. Forests 4: 575-594.

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.).

Rutledge R.G., D. Stewart, S. Caron, C. Overton, B. Boyle, J. MacKay & K. Klimaszewska. 2013. Potential link between biotic defense activation and recalcitrance to induction of somatic embryogenesis in shoot primordia from adult trees of white spruce (Picea glauca). BMC Plant Biology 13: 116 (17p.).

Sene, G., M. Thiao, R. Samba-Mbaye, D.P. Khasa, A. Kane, M.S. Mbaye, M. Beaulieu, A. Manga & S.N. Sylla. 2013. The abundance and diversity of legume-nodulating rhizobia in 28-year-old plantations of tropical, subtropical, and exotic tree species: a case study from the forest reserve of Bandia, Senegal. Microbial Ecology 65: 128-144.

Verta J.-P., C.R. Landry & J.J. MacKay. 2013. Are long-lived trees poised for evolutionary change? Single locus effects in the evolution of gene expression networks in spruce. Molecular Ecology 22: 2369-2379.

Wahid, N., M.S. Lamhammedi, A. Rainville, J. Beaulieu & H.A. Margolis. 2013. Genetic control and nursery-plantation genotypic correlations for growth characteristics of white spruce somatic clones. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 32: 576-593.


Adeleke, R.A., T.E. Cloete, A. Bertrand & D.P. Khasa. 2012. Iron ore weathering potentials of ectomycorrhizal plants. Mycorrhiza 22: 535-544.

Adeleke, R., T.E. Cloete & D.P. Khasa. 2012. Culturable microorganisms associated with Sishen iron ore and their potential roles in biobeneficiation. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 28: 1057-1070.

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.).

Carles, S., M.S. Lamhamedi, J. Beaulieu, D.C. Stowe & H.A. Margolis. 2012. Genetic parameters of morphological and physiological characteristics of containerized white spruce (Picea glauca [Moench.] Voss) seedlings. Tree Genetics & Genomes 8: 39-51.

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.

Lenz, P., M. Bernier-Cardou, J. MacKay & J. Beaulieu. 2012. Can wood properties be predicted from the morphological traits of a tree? A canonical correlation study of plantation-grown white spruce. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 1518-1529.

Mackay, J., J.F.D. Dean, C. Plomion, D.G. Peterson, F.M. Cánovas, N. Pavy, P.K. Ingvarsson, O. Savolainen, M.A. Guevara, S. Fluch, B. Vinceti, D. Abarca, C. Díaz-Sala & M.-T. Cervera. 2012. Towards decoding the conifer giga-genome. Plant Molecular Biology 80: 555-569.

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.

Pedlar, J.H., D. McKenney, I. Aubin, T. Beardmore, J. Beaulieu, L. Iverson, G. O’Neill, R. Winder & C. Ste-Marie. 2012. Placing forestry in the assisted migration debate. BioScience 62: 835-842.

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.

Raherison E., P. Rigault, S. Caron, P.-L. Poulin, B. Boyle, J.-P. Verta, I. Giguère, C. Bomal, J. Bohlmann & J. MacKay. 2012. Transcriptome profiling in conifer trees and PiceaGenExpress database show patterns of diversification within gene families and interspecific conservation in vascular gene expression. BMC Genomics 13: 434 (16p.).

Sene, G., R. Samba-Mbaye, M. Thiao, D.P. Khasa, A. Kane, A. Manga, M.S. Mbaye & S.N. Sylla. 2012. The abundance and diversity of legume-nodulating rhizobia and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in soil samples from deforested and man-made forest systems in a semiarid Sahel region in Senegal. European Journal of Soil Biology 52: 30-40.

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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.

Wahid, N., M.S. Lamhammedi, J. Beaulieu, H.A. Margolis & J. Deblois. 2012. Genetic parameters and clonal variation in growth and nutritional traits of containerized white spruce somatic seedlings. Acta Botanica Gallica 159: 373-384.

Wahid, N., A. Rainville, M.S. Lamahamedi, H.A. Margolis, J. Beaulieu & J. Deblois. 2012. Genetic parameters and performance stability of white spruce somatic seedlings in clonal tests. Forest Ecology and Management 270: 45-53.


Atangana, A.R., E. van der Vils, D.P. Khasa, D. van Houten, J. Beaulieu & H. Hendrickx. 2011. Tree-to-tree variation in stearic and oleic acid content in seed fat from Allanblackia floribunda from wild stands: potential for tree breeding. Food Chemistry 126: 1579-1585.

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.

Carles, S., M.S. Lamhamedi, J. Beaulieu, D.C. Stowe & H.A. Margolis. 2011. Differences in growth and mineral nutrition of seedlings produced from white spruce seed orchards. New Forests 42: 195-214.

Doerksen, T., M. Deslauriers & J. Beaulieu. 2011. Ecological and biological information improves inferred paternity in a white spruce breeding orchard. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41: 1344-1351.

Gravel-Grenier, J., M.S. Lamhamedi, J. Beaulieu, S. Carles, H.A. Margolis, M. Rioux, D.C. Stowe & L. Lapointe. 2011. Utilization of family genetic variability to improve the rooting ability of white spruce (Picea glauca) cuttings. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41: 1308-1318.

Kone, S.B., I.I. Yattara, H. Antoun, M. Lahbib & D.P. Khasa. 2011. Microorganismes actifs d’un thé de compost de fumier de mouton efficace contre la moisissure grise (Botrytis cinerea) de la tomate (Solanum lycopersicum L.). Revue Malienne de Science et de Technologie 13: 160-177.

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.

Lenz, P., J. MacKay, A. Rainville, A. Cloutier & J. Beaulieu. 2011. The influence of cambial age on breeding for wood properties in Picea glauca. Tree Genetics & Genomes 7: 641-653.

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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.

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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.

Omondi, S., E. Kireger, O.G. Dangasuk, B. Chikamai, D.W. Odee, S. Cavers & D.P. Khasa. 2010. Genetic diversity and population structure of Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. in Kenya. Tropical Plant Biology 1: 59-70.

Omondi, S.F., O.G. Dangasuk, D.W. Odee, S. Cavers & D.P. Khasa. 2010. Cross-amplification and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers from Acacia (senegalia) mellifera and Acacia brevispica to Acacia senegal (L.) willd. Silvae Genetica 59: 285-288.

Pitre, F., F. Lafarguette, B. Boyle, N. Pavy, S. Caron, N. Dallaire, P.-L. Poulin, M. Ouellet, M.-J. Morency, N. Wiebe, E. Ly Lim, A. Urbain, G. Mouille, J.E.K. Cooke & J. MacKay. 2010. High nitrogen fertilization and stem leaning have overlapping effects on wood formation in poplar but invoke largely distinct molecular pathways. Tree Physiology 30: 1273-1289.

Sáenz-Romero, C., G.E. Rehfeldt, N.L. Crookston, P. Duval, R. St-Amant, J. Beaulieu & B.A. Richardson. 2010. Spline models of contemporary, 2030, 2060 and 2090 climates for Mexico and their use in understanding climate-change impacts on the vegetation. Climatic Change 102: 595-623.

Sokolski, S., Y. Dalpé, S. Séguin, D.P. Khasa, A. Lévesque & Y. Piché. 2010. Conspecificity of DAOM 197198, the model arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus, with Glomus irregulare: molecular evidence with three protein-encoding genes. Botany 88: 829-838.

Thompson, S.L., M. Lamothe, P.G. Meirmans, P. Périnet & N. Isabel. 2010. Repeated unidirectional introgression towards Populus balsamifera in contact zones of exotic and native poplars. Molecular Ecology 19: 132-145.


Bedon, F., C. Levasseur, J. Grima-Pettenati, A. Séguin & J. Mackay. 2009. Sequence analysis and functional characterization of the promoter of the Picea glauca Cinnamyl Alcohol Dehydrogenase gene in transgenic white spruce plants. Plant Cell Reports 28: 787-800.

Boyle, B., N. Dallaire & J. Mackay. 2009. Evaluation of the impact of single nucleotide polymorphisms and primer mismatches on quantitative PCR. BMC Biotechnology 9: 75 (15p.).

Carles, S., M.S. Lamhamedi, J. Beaulieu, S.D. Stowe, F. Colas & H.A. Margolis. 2009. Genetic variation in seed size and germination patterns and their effect on white spruce seedling characteristics. Silvae Genetica 58: 152-161.

Chifflot, V., D. Rivest, A. Olivier, A. Cogliastro & D.P. Khasa. 2009. Molecular analysis of arbuscular mycorrhizal community structure and spores distribution in tree-based intercropping and forest systems. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 131: 32-39.

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.

Levée, V., I. Major, C. Levasseur, L. Tremblay, J. Mackay & A. Séguin. 2009. Expression profiling and functional analysis of Populus WRKY23 reveals a regulatory role in defense. New Phytologist 184: 48-70.

Liu, C., J. Beaulieu, G. Prégent & S.Y. Zhang. 2009. Applications and comparison of six methods for predicting parameters of the Weibull function in unthinned Picea glauca plantations. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 24: 67-75.

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.

Ouinsavi, C., N. Sokpon & D.P. Khasa. 2009. Spatial genetic structure and conservation implications of a threatened African species, Milicia excelsa using nuclear microsatellites DNA markers. International Journal of Forest Research Article ID 210179:8 p.

Petrinovic, J.F., N. Gélinas & J. Beaulieu. 2009. Benefits of using genetically improved white spruce in Quebec: the forest landowner’s viewpoint. The Forestry Chronicle 85: 571-582.

Rochon, C., D. Paré, D.P. Khasa & J.A. Fortin. 2009. Ecology and management of the lobster mushroom in an eastern Canadian jack pine stand. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39: 2080-2091.

Shah, A.M., A.Z. Reshi & D.P. Khasa. 2009. Arbuscular mycorrhizal status of some Kashmir Himalayan alien invasive plants. Mycorrhiza 20:67-72.

Shah, A.M., A.Z. Reshi & D.P. Khasa. 2009. Arbuscular mycorrhizas: drivers or passengers of alien plant invasion. Botanical Review 75: 397-417.

Zhao, N., B. Boyle, I. Duval, J.-L. Ferrer, H. Lin, A. Séguin, J. Mackay & F. Chen. 2009. SABATH methyltransferases from white spruce (Picea glauca): gene cloning, functional characterization and structural analysis. Tree Physiology 29: 947-957.


Atangana, A.R. & D.P. Khasa. 2008. Preliminary survey of clonal variation in rooting of Allanblackia floribunda leafy stem cuttings. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38: 10-15.

Bomal, C., F. Bedon, S. Caron, S.D. Mansfield, C. Levasseur, J.E.K. Cooke, S. Blais, L. Tremblay, M.-J. Morency, N. Pavy, J. Grima-Pettenati, A. Séguin & J. MacKay. 2008. Involvement of Pinus taeda MYB1 and MYB8 in phenylpropanoid metabolism and secondary cell wall biogenesis: a comparative in planta analysis. Journal of Experimental Botany 59: 3925-3939.

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.

Kukavica-Ibrulj, I., F. Sanschagrin, A. Peterson, M. Whiteley, B. Boyle, J. Mackay & R.C. Lévesque. 2008. Functional genomics of PycR, a LysR family transcriptional regulator essential for maintenance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the rat lung. Microbiology 154: 2106–2118.

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. Boyle, C. Nelson, C. Paule, I. Giguère, S. Caron, L. Parsons, N. Dallaire, F. Bedon, H. Bérubé, J.E.K. Cooke & J. Mackay. 2008. Identification of conserved core xylem gene sets: conifer cDNA microarray development, transcript profiling and computational analyses. New Phytologist 180: 766-786.

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.).

Quoreshi, A.M. & D.P. Khasa. 2008. Effectiveness of mycorrhizal inoculation in the nursery on root colonization, growth, and nutrient uptake of aspen and balsam poplar. Biomass and Bioenergy 32: 381-391.

Quoreshi, A.M., Y. Piché & D.P. Khasa. 2008. Field performance of conifer and hardwood species 5 years after nursery inoculation in the Canadian Prairie Provinces. New Forests 35: 235-253.

Sotelo Montes, C., R.E. Hernández , J. Beaulieu & J.C. Weber. 2008. Genetic variation in wood color and its correlations with growth and wood density in Calycophyllum spruceanum at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon. New Forests 35: 57-73.

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.


Bedon, F., J. Grima-Pettenati & J. Mackay. 2007. Conifer R2R3-MYB transcription factors: sequence analyses and gene expression in wood-forming tissues of white spruce (Picea glauca). BMC Plant Biology 7: 17 (17p).

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.

Harrison, E.J., M. Bush, J.M. Plett, D.P. McPhee, R. Vitez, B. O’Malley, V. Sharma, W. Bosnich, A. Séguin, J. Mackay & S. Regan. 2007. Diverse developmental mutants revealed in an activation-tagged population of poplar. Canadian Journal of Botany 85: 1071-1081.

Legay, S., E. Lacombe, M. Goicoechea, C. Brière, A. Séguin, J. Mackay & J. Grima-Pettenati. 2007. Molecular characterization of EgMYB1, a putative transcriptional repressor of the lignin biosynthetic pathway. Plant Science 173: 542-549.

Meirmans, P.G., M. Lamothe, P. Périnet & N. Isabel. 2007. Species-specific single nucleotide polymorphism markers for detecting hybridization and introgression in poplar. Canadian Journal of Botany 85: 1082-1091.

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.).

Pavy, N., J.E. Johnson, J.A. Crow, C. Paule, T. Kunau, J. Mackay & E. Retzel. 2007. ForestTreeDB: a database dedicated to the mining of tree transcriptomes. Nucleic Acids Research 35: 888-894.

Pitre, F.E., J.E.K. Cooke & J. Mackay. 2007. Short-term effects of nitrogen availability on wood formation and fibre properties in hybrid poplar. Trees 21: 249-259.

Pitre, F.E., B. Pollet, F. Lafarguette, J.E.K. Cooke, J. Mackay & C. Lapierre. 2007. Effects of increased nitrogen supply on the lignification of poplar wood. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemestry 55: 10306-10314.

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.

Quoreshi, A.M., S. Roy, C.W. Greer, M. Fung & D.P. Khasa. 2007. Inoculation of green alder (Alnus crispa) with Frankia-ectomycorrhiza fungal inoculant under commercial nursery production conditions. Native Plants Journal 8: 271-281.

Roy, S., D.P. Khasa & C.W. Greer. 2007. Combining alders, frankiae, and mycorrhizae for the revegetation and remediation of contaminated ecosystems. Canadian Journal of Botany 85: 237-251.

Sotelo Montes, C., J. Beaulieu & R.E. Hernández. 2007. Genetic variation in wood mechanical properties of Calycophyllum spruceanum at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon. Wood and Fiber Science 39: 578-590.

Sotelo Montes, C., J. Beaulieu & R.E. Hernández. 2007. Genetic variation in wood shrinkage and its correlations with growth and wood density in Calycophyllum spruceanum at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37: 966-976.

Sotelo Montes, C., R.E. Hernández & J. Beaulieu. 2007. Radial variation in wood density and correlations with growth of Calycophyllum spruceanum at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon. Wood and Fiber Science 39: 377-387.


Atangana, A.R., Z. Tchoundjeu, E.K. Asaah, A.J. Simons & D.P. Khasa. 2006. Domestication of Allanblackia floribunda: amenability to vegetative propagation. Forest Ecology and Management 237: 246-251.

Beaulieu, J. & M. Bernier-Cardou. 2006. Comparison of early height growth between white spruce seedlings and rooted cuttings. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36: 3246-3250.

Beaulieu, J., S.Y. Zhang, Q. Yu & A. Rainville. 2006. Comparison between genetic and environmental influences on lumber bending properties in young white spruce. Wood and Fiber Science 38: 553-564.

Bois, G., A. Bertrand, Y. Piché, M. Fung & D.P. Khasa. 2006. Growth, compatible solute and salt accumulation of five mycorrhizal fungal species grown over a range of NaCl concentrations. Mycorrhiza 16: 99-109.

Bois, G., F.J. Bigras, A. Bertrand, Y. Piché, M.Y.P. Fung & D.P. Khasa. 2006. Ectomycorrhizal fungi affect the physiological responses of Picea glauca and Pinus banksiana seedlings exposed to an NaCl gradient. Tree Physiology 26: 1185-1196.

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.

Mackay, J.J., M.R. Becwar, Y.-S. Park, J.P. Corderro & G.S. Pullman. 2006. Genetic control of somatic embryogenesis initiation in loblolly pine and implications for breeding. Tree Genetics & Genomes 2: 1-9.

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.

Sotelo Montes, C., R.E. Hernández, J. Beaulieu & J.C Weber. 2006. Genetic variation and correlations between growth and wood density of Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth. at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon. Silvae Genetica 55: 217-228.


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.

Beaulieu, J. & A. Rainville. 2005. Adaptation to climate change: genetic variation is both a short- and a long-term solution. The Forestry Chronicle 81: 704-709.

Bois, G., Y. Piché, M.Y.P. Fung & D.P. Khasa. 2005. Mycorrhizal inoculum potentials of pure reclamation materials and revegetated tailing sands from the Canadian oil sand industry. Mycorrhiza 15: 149-158.

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., M. Fung & B. Logan. 2005. Early growth response of container-grown selected woody boreal seedlings in amended composite tailings and tailings sand. Bioresource Technology 96: 857-864.

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.

Lazaruk, L.W., G. Kernaghan, S.E. Macdonald & D.P. Khasa. 2005. Effects of partial cutting on the ectomycorrhizae of Picea glauca forests in northwestern Alberta. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 35: 1442-1454.

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.

Tarca, A.L., J.E.K. Cooke & J. Mackay. 2005. A robust neural networks approach for spatial and intensity-dependent normalization of cDNA microarray data. Bioinformatics 21: 2674-2683.


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.

Egertsdotter, U., L.M. van Zyl, J. Mackay, G. Peter, M. Kirst, C. Clark, R.W. Whetten & R. Sederoff. 2004. Gene expression during formation of earlywood and latewood in Loblolly pine: expression profiles of 350 genes. Plant Biology 6: 654-663.

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.

Mackay, J., H. Bérubé, S. Regan & A. Séguin. 2004. Functional genomics in forest trees: application to the investigation of defense mechanisms and wood formation. In Plantation Forest Biotechnology for the 21st Century (C. Walter & M. Carson, Eds). Pp.163-180.

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.

Zhang, S.Y., Q. Yu & J. Beaulieu. 2004. Genetic variation in veneer quality and its correlation to growth in white spruce. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 34: 1311-1318.


Beaulieu, J. 2003. Genetic variation in tracheid length and relationships with growth and wood traits in eastern white spruce (Picea glauca). Wood and Fiber Science 35: 609-616.

Beaulieu, J., B. Girard & Y. Fortin. 2003. Study of geographical variation in kiln-drying behavior of plantation-grown white spruce. Wood and Fiber Science 35: 56-67.

Cloutier, D., D. Rioux, J. Beaulieu & D. Schoen. 2003. Somatic stability of microsatellite loci in eastern white pine, Pinus strobus L. Heredity 90: 247-252.

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.

Goujon, T., R. Sibout, A. Eudes, J. Mackay & L. Jouanin. 2003. Genes involved in the biosynthesis of lignin precursors in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology & Biochemistry 41: 677-687.

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.

Kernaghan, G., L. Sigler & D.P. Khasa. 2003. Mycorrhizal and root endophytic fungi of containerized Picea glauca seedlings assessed by rDNA sequence analysis. Microbial Ecology 452: 128-136.

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.

Kim, H., J. Ralph, F. Lu, S.A. Ralph, A.-M. Boudet, J. Mackay, R. Sederoff, T. Ito, S. Kawai, H. Ohashi, T. Higuchi. 2003. NMR analysis of lignins in CAD-deficient plants. Part 1. Incorporation of hydroxycinnamaldehydes and hydroxybenzaldehydes into lignins. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 1: 268-281.

Nadeem, S., B. Jaquish, C. Newton & D.P. Khasa. 2003. Use of diagnostic SSR markers for identification of Larix lyallii and L. occidentalis (Pinaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany 60: 49-56.

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.

Yu, Q., D.-Q. Yang, S.Y. Zhang, J. Beaulieu & I. Duchesne. 2003. Genetic variation in decay resistance and its correlation to wood density and growth in white spruce. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33: 2177-2183.


Beaulieu, J., B. Girard & Y. Fortin. 2002. Effect of drying treatments on warping of 36-year-old white spruce seed sources tested in a provenance trial. Annals of Forest Science 59: 503-509.

Dimmel, D.R., J. Mackay, C.E. Courchene, J.F. Kadla, J.T. Scott, D.M. O’Malley & S.E. McKeand. 2002. Pulping and bleaching of partially CAD-deficient wood. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology 22: 235-248.

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.

Kernaghan, G., B. Hambling, M. Fung & D.P. Khasa. 2002. In vitro selection of boreal ectomycorrhizal fungi for use in reclamation of saline-alkaline habitats. Restoration Ecology 10: 43-51.

Khasa, D.P., P. Chakravarty, A. Robertson, B.R. Thomas & B.P. Dancik. 2002. The mycorrhizal status of selected poplar clones introduced in Alberta. Biomass and Bioenergy 22: 99-104.

Khasa, D.P., B. Hambling, G. Kernaghan, M. Fung & E. Ngimbi. 2002. Genetic variability in salt tolerance of selected boreal woody seedlings. Forest Ecology and Management 165: 257-269.

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

van Zyl, L.M., S. von Arnold, P. Bozhkov, Y. Chen, U. Egertsdotter, J. Mackay, R. Sederoff, J. Shen, L. Zelena & D.H. Clapham. 2002. Heterologous array analysis in Pinaceae: hybridization of Pinus taeda cDNA arrays with cDNA from needles and embryogenic cultures of P. taeda, P. sylvestris or Picea abies. Comparative and Functional Genomics 3: 306-318.


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

Dimmel, D.R., J. Mackay, E.M. Althen, C. Parks & R. Sederoff. 2001. Pulping and bleaching of CAD-deficient wood. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology 21: 1-17.

Hernandez, R.E., C. Bustos, Y. Fortin & J. Beaulieu. 2001. Wood machining properties of white spruce from plantation forests. Forest Products Journal 51: 82-88.

Hodgetts, R.B., M.A. Aleksiuk, A. Brown, C. Clarke, E. Macdonald, S. Nadeem & D.P. Khasa. 2001. Development of microsatellite markers for white spruce (Picea glauca) and related species. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 102: 1252-1258.

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.

Khasa, D.P. & A. Callens. 2001. Response of soybean to Bradyrhizobium inoculation and diammonium phosphate fertilization under field conditions in Zaire. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 67: 31-35.

Khasa, D.P., L. Sigler, P. Chakravarty, B.P. Dancik, L. Erickson & D. Mc Curdy. 2001. Effect of fertilization on growth and ectomycorrhizal development of container-grown and bare-root nursery conifer seedlings. New Forests 22: 179-197.

Mackay, J., D.R. Dimmel & J.J. Boon. 2001. Pyrolysis mass spectral characterization of wood from CAD-deficient pine. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology 21: 19-29.

Opio, C., N. Jacob & D.P. Khasa. 2001. Factors affecting a sheep vegetation management system in British Columbia, Canada. Agroforestry Systems 53: 305-312.

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.

Ralph, J., C. Lapierre, J.M. Marita, H. Kim, F. Lu, R.D. Hatfield, S.A. Ralph, C. Chapple, R. Franke, M.R. Hemm, J. van Doorsselaere, R. Sederoff, D.M. O’Malley, J.T. Scott, J. Mackay, N. Yahiaoui, A.-M. Boudet, M. Pean, G. Pilate, L. Jouanin & W. Boerjan. 2001. Elucidation of new structures in lignins of CAD- and COMT-deficient plants by NMR. Phytochemistry 57: 993-1003.

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.

Stacy, E.A., S. Dayanandan, B.P. Dancik & D.P. Khasa. 2001. Microsatellite DNA markers for the Sri Lankan rainforest tree species, Shorea cordifolia (Dipterocarpaceae), and cross-species amplification in S. megistophylla. Molecular Ecology Notes 1: 53-54.


Cairney, J., N. Xu, J. Mackay & G.S. Pullman. 2000. Transcript profiling: a tool to assess the development of conifer embryos. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology 36: 155-162.

Khasa, D.P., B. Jaquish & B.P. Dancik. 2000. Microsatellite markers for Alpine larch and Western larch. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 10: 51-56.

Khasa, D.P., C.H. Newton, M.H. Rahman, B. Jaquish & B.P. 2000. Isolation, characterization and inheritance of microsatellite loci in alpine larch and western larch. Genome 43: 439-448.

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.

Lapierre, C., B. Pollet, J. Mackay & R. Sederoff. 2000. Lignin structure in a mutant pine deficient in Cinnamyl Alcohol Dehydrogenase. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 48: 2326-2331.

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.

Rahman, M.H., B. Jaquish & D.P. Khasa. 2000. Optimization of PCR protocol in microsatellite analysis with silver and SYBR. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 18: 339-348.


Chakravarty, P., D.P. Khasa, B. Dancik, L. Sigler, M. Wichlacz, L.S. Trifonov & W.A. Ayer. 1999. Integrated control of Fusarium damping-off in conifer seedlings. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 106: 342-352.

Et-touil, K., L. Bernier, J. Beaulieu, J.A. Bérubé, A. Hopkins & R.C. Hamelin. 1999. Genetic structure of Cronartium ribicola populations in eastern Canada. Phytopathology 89: 915-919.

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.

Mackay, J., T. Presnell, H. Jameel, H. Taneda, D.M. O’Malley & R. Sederoff. 1999. Modified lignin and delignification with a CAD-deficient loblolly pine. Holzforschung 53: 403-410.

Messier, C., S. Parent, M. Chengaou & J. Beaulieu. 1999. Juvenile growth and crown morphological plasticity of eastern white pines (Pinus strobus L.) planted along a natural light gradient: Results after 6 years. The Forestry Chronicle 75: 275-279.

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.

Sederoff, R., J. Mackay, J. Ralph & R.D. Hatfield. 1999. Unexpected variation in lignin. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 2: 145-152.

Suwarni, E., B.P. Dancik & D.P. Khasa. 1999. Inheritance of isozyme variants in seed tissues of Pinus merkusii Jungh. & De Vriese. Biochemical Genetics 37: 369-375.

Wu, R.L., D.L. Remington, J. Mackay, S.E. McKeand & D.M. O’Malley. 1999. Average effect of a mutation in lignin biosynthesis in loblolly pine. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 99: 705-710.


Beaulieu, J., M. Deslauriers & G. Daoust. 1998. Flower induction treatments have no effects on seed traits and transmission of alleles in Picea glauca. Tree Physiology 18: 817-821.

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.

Stoop, J.M.H., J.D. Williamson, M.A. Conkling, J. Mackay & D.M. Pharr. 1998. Characterization of NAD-dependent mannitol dehydrogenase from celery as affected by ions, chelators, reducing agents and metabolites. Plant Science 131: 43-51.

Whetten, R.W., J. Mackay & R. Sederoff. 1998. Recent advances in understanding lignin biosynthesis. Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology 49: 585-609.


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.

Li, P., J. Beaulieu, G. Daoust & A. Plourde. 1997. Patterns of adaptive genetic variation in eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) from Quebec. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 27: 199-206.

Mackay, J., D.M. O’Malley, T. Presnell, F.L. Booker, M.M. Campbell, R.W. Whetten & R. Sederoff. 1997. Inheritance, gene expression, and lignin characterization in a mutant pine deficient in cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA 94: 8255-8260.

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

Ralph, J., J. Mackay, R.D. Hatfield, D.M. O’Malley, R.W. Whetten & R. Sederoff
Abnormal lignin in a loblolly pine mutant. Science 277: 235-239.


Beaulieu, J., A. Plourde, G. Daoust & L. Lamontagne. 1996. Genetic variation in juvenile growth in an eastern white pine provenance-progeny test established in Quebec. Forest Genetics 3: 81-90.

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.


Beaulieu, J. & J.-P. Simon. 1995. Mating system in natural populations of eastern white pine in Quebec. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 25: 1697-1703.

Beaulieu, J. & J.-P. Simon. 1995. Variation in cone morphology and seed characters in Pinus strobus L. in Quebec. Canadian Journal of Botany 73: 262-271.

Daoust, G., A. Plourde & J. Beaulieu. 1995. Influence of crown size and maturation on flower production and sex expression in Picea glauca treated with gibberellin A4/7. Tree Physiology 15: 471-475.

Hamelin, R.C., J. Beaulieu & A. Plourde. 1995. Genetic diversity in populations of Cronartium ribicola in plantations and natural stands of Pinus strobus. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 91: 1214-1221.

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.

MacKay, J.J., W. Liu, R.W. Whetten, R. Sederoff & D.M. O’Malley. 1995. Genetic analysis of cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase in loblolly pine: single gene inheritance, molecular characterization and evolution. Molecular and General Genetics 247: 537-545.

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.


Beaulieu, J. & J.-P. Simon. 1994. Genetic structure and variability in Pinus strobus L. in Quebec. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 24: 1726-1733.

Beaulieu, J. & J.-P. Simon. 1994. Inheritance and linkage relationships of allozymes in Pinus strobus L. Silvae Genetica 43: 253-261.

Blouin, D., J. Beaulieu, G. Daoust & J. Poliquin. 1994. Wood quality of Norway spruce grown in plantations in Quebec. Wood and Fiber Science 26: 342-353.

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.


Beaulieu, J., J.-P. Simon & R. Laguë. 1993. Computer program for calculating within-population variance of hetero­zygosity. Journal of Heredity 84: 86.

Desponts, M., A. Plourde, J. Beaulieu & G. Daoust. 1993. Impact de la sélection sur la variabi­lité génétique de l’épi­nette blanche au Québec. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 23: 1196-1202.

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.

Mackay, J. 1993. Seed source selection and genetic improvement of red oak (Quercus rubra L.) in Québec. Annals of Forest Science 50: 420-424.

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.

Corriveau, A., J. Beaulieu & G. Daoust. 1991. Heritability and genetic correlations of wood characters of Upper Ottawa Valley white spruce popu­lations grown in Quebec. The Forestry Chronicle 67: 698-705.

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

Corriveau, A., J. Beaulieu, F. Mothe, J. Poliquin & J. Doucet. 1990. Densité et largeur de cernes des populations d’Épi­nettes blanches de la région forestière des Gra­nds Lacs et du Saint-Lau­rent. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 20: 121-129.


Beaulieu, J., A. Corriveau & G. Daoust. 1989. Productivité et stabilité phénotypique de l’épinette rouge au Québec. The Forestry Chronicle 65: 42-48.

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.

Corriveau, A., J. Beaulieu & G. Daoust. 1987. Wood density of natural white spruce populations in Québec. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 17: 675‑­682.

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.