Horticultural Sciences

Dr. José X. Chaparro

Associate Professor

Mailing Address:
Fifield Hall
2550 Hull Road
PO Box 110690
Gainesville, Florida 32611

Office: 2119 Fifield Hall
Phone: (352) 273-4821
E-mail: jaguey58@ufl.edu

  • Areas of Research
    • Stone Fruit Breeding and Genetics
    • Citrus Breeding and Genetics
  • Teaching Responsibilities
    • HOS 6201 – Breeding Perennial Cultivars
  • Educational Background
    • Ph.D. - North Carolina State University, Plant Breeding (1993)
    • M.S. - University of Florida, Horticulture (1986)
    • B.S. - University of Puerto Rico, General Agriculture (1981)

Selected Publications

AuthorsYearTitle / DescriptionPublication
Chavez, D.J. and Chaparro, J.X. 2011 Identification of Markers Linked to Seedlessness in Citrus kinokunihort. ex Tanaka and its Progeny using Bulked Segregant Analysis. HortScience 46: 693–697.
Carrillo-Mendoza, O., Sherman W.B., and Chaparro, J.X. 2010 Development of a branching index for evaluation of peach seedlings. HortScience. 45:852-856.
Chaparro, J. X. and Sherman, W.B. 2010 UFOne peach. Journal of the American Pomological Society. 64: 60-62.
Rahemi, A.R., Fatahi, R., Ebadi, A., Taghavi, T., Hassani, D., Gradziel, T., and Chaparro, J 2010 Genetic variation of S-alleles in wild almonds and their related Prunus species. Australian Journal of Crop Science. 4:648-659.
Beckman, T.G., Chaparro, J.X., and Sherman, W.B. 2009 'Sharpe' a clonal plum rootstock for peach. HortScience 43:2236-2237.
Chaparro, J.X. and Sherman, W.B. 2009 'UFRoyal' nectarine. Journal of the American Pomological Society. 63:192-193.
Wert, T.W., Williamson, J.G., Chaparro, J.X., Miller, E.P., and Rouse, R.E. 2009 The influence of climate on fruit development and quality of four low-chill peach cultivars. HortScience 44:666-670.