Richard D. Richins
  • New Mexico State University
Research fields
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph.D. in Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, 1993

Current position

Laboratory Manager, Plant and Environmental Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico USA

Publications (since 2007)

  1. Kilcrease, J., Collins, A. M., Richins, R. D., Timlin, J. A. and O'Connell, M. A. (2013). Multiple microscopic approaches demonstrate linkage between chromoplast architecture and carotenoid composition in diverse Capsicum annuum fruit. Plant J 76(6): 1074-1083.
  2. Kilcrease, J., Richins, R. and O'Connell, M. (2013). Chile Pepper Carotenoids: The Link Between Color and Sub-Cellular Morphology. Microscopy and Microanalysis 19(S2): 102-103.
  3. Keyhaninejad, N., Richins, R. D. and O’Connell, M. A. (2012). Carotenoid Content in Field-grown versus Greenhouse-grown Peppers: Different Responses in Leaf and Fruit. HortScience 47(7): 852-855.
  4. Rodriguez-Uribe, L., Guzman, I., Rajapakse, W., Richins, R. D. and O'Connell, M. A. (2012). Carotenoid accumulation in orange-pigmented Capsicum annuum fruit, regulated at multiple levels. J Exp Bot 63(1): 517-526.
  5. Vermillion, K., Holguin, F. O., Berhow, M. A., Richins, R. D., Redhouse, T., O'Connell, M. A., Posakony, J., Mahajan, S. S., Kelly, S. M. and Simon, J. A. (2011). Dinoxin B, a withanolide from Datura inoxia leaves with specific cytotoxic activities. J Nat Prod 74(2): 267-271.
  6. Richins, R. D., Hernandez, L., Dungan, B., Hambly, S., Holguin, F. O. and O'Connell, M. A. (2010). A “Green” extraction protocol to recover red pigments from hot capsicum fruit. HortScience 45(7): 1084-1087.
  7. Richins, R. D., Micheletto, S. and O’Connell, M. A. (2010). Gene expression profiles unique to chile (Capsicum annuum L.) resistant to Phytophthora root rot. Plant science 178(2): 192-201.
  8. Micheletto, S., Rodriguez-Uribe, L., Hernandez, R., Richins, R. D., Curry, J. and O’Connell, M. A. (2007). Comparative transcript profiling in roots of Phaseolus acutifolius and P. vulgaris under water deficit stress. Plant Science 173(5): 510-520.
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