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Par-boiled rice hulls for use as perlite replacement
and silicon supply.

Measuring leaf temperature in pathogen-
exposed plants.

Scanning electron microscope image of
hydrogel particle.
Plant Nutrition and Health (28 articles)
Light, Temperature, and CO2 (12 articles)
Photosynthesis (4 articles)
Substrates (15 articles)
Spray Technology (5 articles)
Miscellaneous (3 articles)
 
Plant Nutrition and Health
  • Gasified Rice Hull Biochar is a Source of Phosphorus and Potassium for Container-Grown Plants (2013)
    [Summary] [Full Paper]
  • Biochar Affects Macronutrient Leaching from a Soilless Substrate (2012)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Seedling geranium response to nitrogen deprivation and subsequent recovery in hydroponic culture (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Silicon Differentially Influences Copper Toxicity Response in Silicon-accumulator and Non-accumulator Species (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Elevated CO2 Affects Plant Responses to Variation in Boron Availability (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Characterization of Nutrient Disorders of Lilium longiflorum ‘Nellie White’ and Lilium Hybrid ‘Brunello’ (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Nutrient Disorder Symptomology and Foliar Concentrations of Clerodendrum thomsoniae (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Characterization of Nutrient Disorders of Primula acaulis ‘Danova Rose’ (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Characterization of Nutrient Disorders of Pericallis x hybrida ‘Jester Pure Blue’ (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Characterization of Nutrient Disorders of Pot Rose ‘Karina Parade’ (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Incidence of Boron Deficiency in Bedding Plants Caused by Drought Stress or Abscisic Acid Application (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Boron Distribution and the Effect of Lime on Boron Uptake by Pansy, Petunia and Gerbera Plants (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Growth, Partitioning, and Nutrient and Carbohydrate Concentration of Petunia x hybrida Vilm. are Influenced by Altering Light, CO2, and Fertility (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Characterization of Calcium and Boron Deficiency and the Effects of Temporal Disruption of Calcium and Boron Supply on Pansy, Petunia, and Gerbera Plugs (2009)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Gerbera Leaf Tissue Nutrient Sufficiency Ranges by Chronological Age (2009)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Characterization of Nutrient Disorders of Gerbera Hybrid ‘Festival Light Eye Pink’ (2009)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Influence of Silicon on Resistance of Zinnia elegans to Myzus persicae (2009)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Alleviation of Copper Toxicity in Arabidopsis thaliana by Silicon Addition to Hydroponic Solutions (2008)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Using Leaf Temperature to Detect Root Rot Stress in Geranium (2007)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Applied Nitrogen Concentration Affects Growth of Elatior Begonia and New Guinea Impatiens, and Susceptibility of Begonia to Grey Mold (2007)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Exploring the Limits of Crop Productivity: Beyond the Limits of Tipburn in Lettuce (2004)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
 
Light, Temperature, and CO2
  • Using Flowering and Heat-Loss Models for Improving Greenhouse Energy-Use Efficiency in Annual Bedding Plant Production (2012)
    [Summary] [Full Paper]
  • Long-Term Effects of Short-Term Ultraviolet Light Exposure on Greenhouse Seedlings (2011)
    [Poster Presentation]
  • Elevating Carbon Dioxide in a Commercial Greenhouse Reduced Overall Fuel Carbon Consumption and Production Cost When Used in Conjunction with Cool Temperatures for Lettuce Production (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Elevated CO2 Affects Plant Responses to Variation in Boron Availability (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Energy-Efficient Greenhouse Production of Petunia and Tagetes by Manipulation of Temperature and Photosynthetic Daily Light Integral (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Growth, Partitioning, and Nutrient and Carbohydrate Concentration of Petunia x hybrida Vilm. are Influenced by Altering Light, CO2, and Fertility (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Rethinking Acclimation of Growth and Maintenance Respiration of Tomato in Elevated CO2: Effects of a Sudden Change in Light at Different Temperatures (2007)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Night Temperature has a Minimal Effect on Respiration and Growth in Rapidly Growing Plants  (2004)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Rice: Characterizing the Environmental Response of a Gibberellic Acid-Deficient Rice for Use as a Model Crop (2004)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
 
Photosynthesis
  • A Model of Canopy Photosynthesis Incorporating Protein Distribution Through the Canopy and Its Acclimation to Light, Temperature and CO2 (2010)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Consideration for Accurate Whole Plant Photosynthesis Measurement (2008)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Acclimation of Plant Populations to Shade: Photosynthesis, Respiration, and Carbon Use Efficiency (2005)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Real-Time Imaging of Ground Cover: Relationships with Radiation Capture, Canopy Photosynthesis, and Daily Growth Rate (2004)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
 
Substrates
  • Change in Physical Properties of Pine Bark and Switchgrass Substrates Over Time (2012)
    [Summary] [Full Paper]
  • Substituting Pine Wood for Pine Bark Affects Physical Properties of Nursery Substrates (2012)
    [Summary] [Full Paper]
  • Use of Ground Wheat Straw in Container Nursery Substrates to Overwinter Daylily Divisions (2012)
    [Summary] [Full Paper]
  •  Effect of Volumetric Water Content and Clover (Trifolium incarnatum) on the Survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a Soil Matrix (2012)
    [Summary] [Full Paper]
  •  Biochar Affects Macronutrient Leaching from a Soilless Substrate (2012)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Use of Ground Miscanthus Straw in Container Nursery Substrates (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Impact of Composted Dairy Manure on pH Management and Physical Properties of Soilless Substrate (2011)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Polyacrylamide Hydrogel Properties for Horticultural Applications  (2010)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Comparison of Irrigation, Leachate, and Tree Growth Between Soilless and Coal Ash Based Media (2009)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Evaluating Performance and Stability of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) and Cellulose Polymer as Soilless Mix Components (2009)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Investigation of Drainage and Plant Growth from Nursery Container Substrate (2007)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Improving Growth of Calibrachoa x hybrid (Cerv.) in Hanging Flower Pouches (2007)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Performance and Theoretical Advantages of Polyacrylamide Hydrogel (2005)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Suppression of Botrytis of Begonia by Trichoderma hamatum 382 in Peat and Compost-Amended Potting Mixes (2005)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
 
Spray Technology
  • Fate of Pre-emergence Herbicide Applications Sprayed Through Containerized Hydrangea Canopies (2012)
    [Summary] [Full Paper]
  • Distribution of Chemical and Microbial Pesticides Delivered Through Irrigation Systems (2011)

    [Summary][Book Chapter]

  • Evaporation and Coverage Area of Pesticide Droplets on Hairy and Waxy Leaves (2009)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Delivery of Chemical and Microbial Pesticides from Drip Irrigation Emitters (2009)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Comparing Greenhouse Handgun Delivery to Poinsettias by Spray Volume and Quality (2008)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
 
Miscellaneous
  • Virtual Grower: Software to Calculate Heating Costs of Greenhouse Production in the U.S.  (2010)
    [Summary][Full Paper]
  • Target Region Amplification Polymorphism (TRAP) as a Tool for Detecting Genetic Variation in Genus Pelargonium  (2007)
    [Summary][Full Paper]

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