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Tomas Ayala-Silva
Subtropical Horticulture Research
Horticulturist

Phone: (786) 573-7095
Fax: (786) 573-7100
13601 OLD CUTLER ROAD
MIAMI, FL, 33158

Projects
Conservation, Genetic Analyses, and Utilization of Subtropical/Tropical Fruit Crops, Sugarcane, and Miscanthus Genetic Resources
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424610
Genetic Characterization, Genetic Improvement, and Best Horticultural Management Practices for Subtropical/Tropical Ornamental Germplasm
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424999
Genetic Improvement of Cacao Through Genomics-Assisted Breeding
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425197
Genetics and Genomics of Tropical Fruit, Sugarcane and Grasses
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425090

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Chapter 8. Avocado history, biodiversity and production - (Book / Chapter) - (07-Aug-14)
Morphological and physio-chemical characterization of five Canistel accessions at the subtropical horticulture research station in Miami Florida - (Abstract Only) - (06-Apr-14)
Characterization and evaluation of five jaboticaba accessions at the subtropical horticulture research station in Miami, Florida - (Abstract Only) - (06-Apr-14)
Morphological and chemical characterization of the kei apple (Dovyalis spp) - (Abstract Only) - (15-Mar-14)
Phenotypic Characterization of the Miami World Collection of Sugarcane and Related Grasses for Selecting a Representative Core - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Todd, J.R., Wang, J., Glaz, B.S., Sood, S.G., Ayala Silva, T., Nayak, S.N., Glynn, N.C., Gutierrez, O.A., Kuhn, D.N., Tahir, M., Comstock, J.C. 2014. Phenotypic Characterization of the Miami World Collection of Sugarcane and Related Grasses for Selecting a Representative Core. Crop Science. 61:1-16.
Nutrient uptake of ornamental plants exposed to arsenic in hydroponic solution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reed, S.T., Ayala Silva, T., Dunn, C.B., Gord0n, G., Meerow, A.W. 2013. Nutrient uptake of ornamental plants exposed to arsenic in hydroponic solution. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences. Vol 5 No.12;2013 ISSN 1916-9752 E-ISSN 1916-9760.
Screening ornamentals for their potential as As Accumulator Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reed, S.T., Ayala Silva, T., Dunn, C.B., Gordon, G. 2013. Screening ornamentals for their potential as As Accumulator Plants. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences. doi:10.5539/jas.v5n10p20 http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/jas.v5n10p20.
Physico-chemical evaluation of the “Casturi” Mango - (Proceedings)
Ayala Silva, T., Gubbuk, H., Urbina, C. 2013. Physico-chemical evaluation of the “Casturi” Mango. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 126:17-20.
A comparison of the morphological and physiochemical characteristics of ten carambola cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gordon, G., Ayala Silva, T., Reed, S.T. 2013. A comparison of the morphological and physiochemical characteristics of ten carambola cultivars. HortTechnology. 97(3-4):169-177.
World Collection of Sugarcane and Related Grasses: Utilizing a Vast Genetic Resource - (Abstract Only)
Nayak, S.N., Pathak, B., Glynn, N.C., Glaz, B.S., Villa, A., Patel, J., Bae, A., Vaccaro, A., Ayala Silva, T., Comstock, J.C., Gilbert, R., Wang, J. 2013. World Collection of Sugarcane and Related Grasses: Utilizing a Vast Genetic Resource. Sugar Journal. 75(1):p26.
Core Selection from the Miami World Collection of Sugarcane and Related Grasses using Phenotypic Markers - (Abstract Only)
Todd, J.R., Ayala Silva, T., Glaz, B.S., Wang, J., Sood, S.G., Nayak, S.N., Glynn, N.C., Gutierrez, O.A., Kuhn, D.N., Comstock, J.C. 2013. Core Selection from the Miami World Collection of Sugarcane and Related Grasses using Phenotypic Markers. Sugar Journal. p. 3.
Breaking seed coat dormancy with physical and chemical methods in tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayala Silva, T., Gubbuk, H., Gordon, G. 2013. Breaking seed coat dormancy with physical and chemical methods in tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) seeds. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico. 97(1-2):87-96.
Physico-chemical evaluation of the “Casturi” Mango - (Abstract Only) - (30-Apr-13)
Agronomic performance of five banana cultivars under protected cultivation - (Abstract Only) - (20-Mar-13)
Two new promising cultivars of mango for Florida - (Abstract Only) - (19-Mar-13)
American Lauraceae: Relative attraction and susceptibility to attack by redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Pruett, G., Ploetz, R., Mayfield, A.E., Epsky, N.D., Ayala Silva, T. 2013. American Lauraceae: Relative attraction and susceptibility to attack by redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus). Meeting Abstract. Field work on Redbay Ambrosia Beetle. Trip funded by Florida Avocado Admin..
Yield performance of cowpea plant introductions grown in calcareous soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goenaga, R.J., Ayala Silva, T., Quiles-Belen, A. 2013. Yield performance of cowpea plant introductions grown in calcareous soils. HortTechnology. 23(2):247-251.
Exploring Broad Genetic Resources Available to Sugarcane - (Abstract Only)
Wang, J.P., Ayala-Silva, T., Nayak, S.N., Todd, J.R., Villa, A., Glynn, N.C., Yang, X., Glaz, B.S., Comstock, J.C., Kuhn, D.N., Gutierrez, O.A., Gilbert, R. 2012. Exploring Broad Genetic Resources Available to Sugarcane. Symposium on New Paradigms in Sugarcane Research, October 15-17, 2012, Coimbatore, India. p.172. Ed. by R. Viswanathan et al.
Phenotypic evaluation of the World Collection of Sugarcane and Related Grasses - (Abstract Only)
Todd, J.R., Glynn, N.C., Ayala Silva, T., Glaz, B.S., Wang, J., Sood, S.G., Nayak, S.N., Gutierrez, O.A., Kuhn, D.N., Comstock, J.C. 2013. Phenotypic evaluation of the World Collection of Sugarcane and Related Grasses. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. P. 7.
The coontie’s new clothes: asymmetric genetic diversification within Zamia (Cycadales: Zamiaceae) on Puerto Rico, and an hypothesis of multiple introductions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meerow, A.W., Francisco-Ortega, J., Calonje, M., Ayala Silva, T., Griffith, P., Stevenson, D., Nakamura, K. 2012. The coontie’s new clothes: asymmetric genetic diversification within Zamia (Cycadales: Zamiaceae) on Puerto Rico, and an hypothesis of multiple introductions. American Journal of Botany. 99:1828-1839.
World Saccharum Collection at the USDA Subtropical Research Station, National Germplasm Repository Miami, Florida - (Abstract Only) - (10-Jun-12)
The South Florida Avocado Breeding Program at USDA-Agricultural Research Service Subtropical Horticulture Research Station (USDA-ARS SHRS) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuhn, D.N., Tondo, C.L., Freeman, B.L., Winterstein, M.C., Livingstone, D., Ayala Silva, T., Gutierrez, O.A., Schnell, R.J. 2012. The South Florida Avocado Breeding Program at USDA-Agricultural Research Service Subtropical Horticulture Research Station (USDA-ARS SHRS). Trade Journal Publication. 2(1):22-29.
Genome size variation in three Saccharum species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, J., Nagai, C., Yu, Q., Pan, Y., Ayala Silva, T., Schnell Ii, R.J., Comstock, J.C., Arumuganathan, A.K., Ming, R. 2012. Genome size variation in three Saccharum species. Euphytica. 185:511-519. DOI: 10.1007/S10681-012-0664-6.
Screening Saccharum barberi and sinense accessions for flood tolerance and biomass production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reed, S.T., Ayala Silva, T., Brown, J., Glaz, B.S., Comstock, J.C. 2012. Screening Saccharum barberi and sinense accessions for flood tolerance and biomass production. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 198(3):236-244.
Application of Propiconazole in Management of Laurel Wilt Disease in Avocado (Persea Americana MILL.) Trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayala Silva, T., Schnell Ii, R.J., Gordon, G.G., Winterstein, M.C. 2012. APPLICATION OF PROPICONAZOLE IN MANAGEMENT OF LAUREL WILT DISEASE IN AVOCADO (Persea americana Mill.) TREES. Acta Horticulturae. 948:71-78.
Spacial analysis of avocado sunblotch disease in an avocado germplasm collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schnell Ii, R.J., Tondo, C.L., Kuhn, D.N., Winterstein, M.C., Ayala Silva, T. 2011. Spacial analysis of avocado sunblotch disease in an avocado germplasm collection. Journal of Phytopathology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0434.2011.01838.x.
Rapid vegetative propagation method for carob - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gubbuk, H., Gunes, E., Ayala Silva, T., Ercisli, S. 2011. Rapid vegetative propagation method for carob. University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. 39(1):251-254.
Yield performance of cowpea genotypes grown in alkaline soils - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Ayala Silva, T., Quiles-Belen, A. 2012. Yield performance of cowpea genotypes grown in alkaline soils. HortScience 47(9):S341.
Effects of various treatments on seed germination and growth of carob (Ceratonia siliqua L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunes, E., Gubbuk, H., Ayala Silva, T., Gozlekci, S., Ercisli, S. 2011. Effects of various treatments on seed germination and growth of carob (Ceratonia siliqua L.). Pakistan Journal of Botany. 39(1):251-254.
The effects of natural and induced short-term floods on four sugarcane accessions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reed, S.T., Joseph, R., Ayala Silva, T., Glaz, B.S. 2011. The effects of natural and induced short-term floods on four sugarcane accessions. International Sugar Journal. 113:64-70.
Field Notes: Tunera diffusa 'Luisa' - (Trade Journal)
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2011. Field Notes: Tunera diffusa 'Luisa'. American Nurseryman. P.38.
'Luisa' Turnera Holds Great Potential - (Trade Journal)
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2011. 'Luisa' Turnera Holds Great Potential. Greenhouse Grower Magazine. http://www.greenhousegrower.com/magazine/?storyid=4203.
Turnera diffusa 'Luisa', a drought tolerant small shrub for warm climates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2010. Turnera diffusa 'Luisa', a drought tolerant small shrub for warm climates. HortScience. 45(12):1895-1896.
A comparison of the morphological and physiochemical characteristics of 14 carambola cultivars - (Abstract Only)
Ayala Silva, T., Gordon, G.G., Schnell Ii, R.J., Meerow, A.W., Moore, J.M., Winterstein, M.C. 2011. A comparison of the morphological and physiochemical characteristics of 14 carambola cultivars. Florida State Horticulture Society and Citrus Industry. 1.
Preliminary characterization of a Chinese Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Miller) for South Florida - (Abstract Only)
Ayala Silva, T., Schnell Ii, R.J., Gordon, G.G., Winterstein, M.C. 2011. Preliminary characterization of a Chinese Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Miller) for South Florida. Florida State Horticulture Society and Citrus Industry. 1.
Grin-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank Information Management System - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Postman, J.D., Bretting, P.K., Kinard, G.R., Cyr, P.D., Weaver, B., Millard, M.J., Gardner, C.A., Bohning, M.A., Emberland, G.P., Sinnott, Q.P., Ayala Silva, T., Hummer, K.E., Franco, T., Mackay, M., Guarino, L. 2010. GRIN-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank Information Management System. Acta Horticulturae. 859:49-55.
Redbay ambrosia beetle/Laurel wilt: Overview of projects at the USDA-ARS Subtropical Horticulture Research Station - (Proceedings)
Kendra, P.E., Niogret, J., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R., Schnell Ii, R.J., Ayala Silva, T., Winterstein, M.C. 2009. Redbay ambrosia beetle/Laurel wilt: Overview of projects at the USDA-ARS Subtropical Horticulture Research Station. Online Proceedings of FDACS Laurel Wilt Disease and Redbay Ambrosia Beetle Research Symposium, 3 November 2009, Homestead, FL http://www.doacs.state.fl.us/pi/enpp/pathology/images/lw-rbab_researchpresentations.pdf
The Tropical and Subtropical Germplasm Collections at the National Germplasm Repository in Miami, Fl - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayala Silva, T., Schnell Ii, R.J. 2010. THE TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL GERMPLASM COLLECTIONS AT THE NATIONAL GERMPLASM REPOSITORY IN MIAMI, FL. Journal of American Pomological Society. 64(1):28-37.
Grin-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System - (Abstract Only)
Cyr, P.D., Weaver, B.E., Millard, M.J., Gardner, C.A., Bohning, M.A., Emberland, G.P., Sinnott, Q.P., Kinard, G.R., Franco, T., Mackay, M., Guarino, L., Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Ayala Silva, T., Bretting, P.K. 2009. GRIN-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System [abstract]. 21st Annual AAIC Meeting-The Next Generation of Industrial Crops, Processes, and Products. p. 46.
Population genetics of Zamia in Puerto Rico, a preliminary study with ten SSR loci - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meerow, A.W., Francisco-Ortega, J., Ayala Silva, T., Stevenson, D.W., Nakamura, K. 2012. Population genetics of Zamia in Puerto Rico, a preliminary study with ten SSR loci . Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 106 : 204 – 223.
Broad-sense heritability estimates for fruit color and morphological traits from open-pollinated half-sib mango families - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, J.S., Schnell Ii, R.J., Ayala Silva, T., Moore, J.M., Tondo, C.L., Winterstein, M.C. 2009. Broad-sense heritability estimates for fruit color and morphological traits from open-pollinated half-sib mango families. HortScience. 44(6):1-5.
Grin-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System - (Abstract Only)
Bretting, P.K., Kinard, C.E., Cyr, P.D., Weaver, B., Millard, M.J., Gardner, C.A., Bohning, M.A., Emberland, G.P., Sinnott, Q.P., Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Ayala Silva, T., Franco, T., Mackay, M., Gaurino, L. 2009. GRIN-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System. Meeting Abstract. 44(4):1179.
USDA-ARS Strategies to Address the Imminent Threat of Redbay Ambrosia Beetle and Laurel Wilt Disease to Avocados in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R., Schnell Ii, R.J., Ayala Silva, T., Meerow, A.W., Winterstein, M.C. 2009. USDA-ARS strategies to address the imminent threat of redbay ambrosia beetle and laurel wilt disease to avocados in Florida. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Out-crossing between 'Bacon' pollinizers and adjacent 'Hass' avocado and the identification of two new avocado lethal mutants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schnell Ii, R.J., Tondo, C.L., Brown, J.S., Ayala Silva, T., Borrone, J.W., Davenport, T.L., Kuhn, D.N. 2009. Out-crossing between 'Bacon' pollinizers and adjacent 'Hass' avocado trees and the description of two new lethal mutants. HortScience. 44(6):1522-1526.
Grin-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Cyr, P.D., Weaver, B.E., Millard, M.J., Gardner, C.A., Bohning, M.A., Emberland, G.P., Sinnott, Q.P., Kinard, G.R., Franco, T., Mackay, M., Guarino, L., Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Ayala Silva, T., Bretting, P.K. 2009. GRIN-Global: An International Project to Develop a Global Plant Genebank and Information Management System [abstract]. Maize Genetics Conference Abstracts. 51:P43.
Ploidy level and genomic composition of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station Musa sp. Germplasm Collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Irish, B.M., Crespo, A., Goenaga, R.J., Ayala Silva, T., Niedz, R.P. 2009. Ploidy level and genomic composition of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station Musa sp. Germplasm Collection. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico, 93(1-2):1-22.
The National Plant Germplasm System: the subtropical and tropical fruit genebanks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayala Silva, T., Schnell II, R.J., Goenaga, R.J., Zee, F.T., Irish, B.M. 2013. The National Plant Germplasm System: the subtropical and tropical fruit genebanks. Acta Horticulturae. 975:43-54.
A Study on the Morphological and PhysicoChemical Characteristics of Five Cooking Bananas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayala Silva, T., Schnell Ii, R.J., Meerow, A.W., Brown, J.S., Gordon, G.G. 2009. A Study on the Morphological and PhysicoChemical Characteristics of Five Cooking Bananas. Journal of Agronomy. P.1-6.
The Tropical and Subtropical Germplasm Repositories of The National Germplasm System - (Abstract Only)
Ayala Silva, T., Schnell Ii, R.J., Meerow, A.W., Goenaga, R.J., Irish, B.M. 2008. The Tropical and Subtropical Germplasm Repositories of The National Germplasm System. Hortscience Proceedings.
'Miami Sunrise', 'Miami Sunset', and Tangelo', three new cultivars of Tecoma guarume. - (Trade Journal)
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T. 2008. 'Miami Sunrise', 'Miami Sunset', and Tangelo', three new cultivars of Tecoma guarume. Ornamental Outlook.43:546–548.
Use of Satellite Data to Study the Impact of Land-Cover/Land-Use Change in Madison County Alabama. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayala Silva, T., Gordon, G.G., Heath, R.R. 2008. Use of Satellite Data to Study the Impact of Land-Cover/Land-Use Change in Madison County Alabama.. American Journal of Applied Sciences 6(4):688-692.
Phenotypic characterization of fifteen commercial and Rootstock Avocado varieties. - (Proceedings)
Ayala Silva, T., Schnell Ii, R.J., Meerow, A.W., Winterstein, M.C. 2007. Phenotypic characterization of fifteen commercial and Rootstock Avocado varieties. Meeting Proceedings.
Three cultivars of Tecoma guarume Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T. 2008. Three cultivars of Tecoma guarume. HortScience. 43:286-583. Available: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/full/43/2/546?ijkey=RERwgwgjhNLghug&keytype=ref
A compendium of ornamental germplasm cultivar releases from the National Germplasm Repository in Miami, Florida. - (Proceedings)
Ayala Silva, T., Meerow, A.W. 2008. A compendium of ornamental germplasm cultivar releases from the National Germplasm Repository in Miami, Florida.. Interamerican Society of Tropical Horticulture Proceedings.
Performance of five cooking banana accessions at the National Germplasm Repository under limestone soil conditions. - (Proceedings)
Ayala Silva, T., Schnell Ii, R.J., Meerow, A.W., Gordon, G.G. 2007. Performance of five cooking banana accessions at the National Germplasm Repository under limestone soil conditions. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 120:1-3
Plant Exploration in tropical forests of Puerto Rico to collect ornamental germplasm. - (Proceedings)
Ayala Silva, T., Meerow, A.W., Goenaga, R.J., Irish, B.M. 2007. Plant Exploration in tropical forests of Puerto Rico to collect ornamental germplasm.. Proc. Florida State Hort. Soc. 120:4-7.
Fruit and Nut Genebanks in the US National Plant Germplasm System - (Popular Publication)
Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Stover, E.W., Krueger, R., Forsline, P.L., Grauke, L.J., Zee, F.T., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2007. Fruit and Nut Genebanks in the US National Plant Germplasm System. Pomona.
Evaluation of flower color using a colorimeter and the Royal Horticultural Society charts - (Proceedings)
Ayala Silva, T., Meerow, A.W. 2007. Evaluation of flower color using a colorimeter and the Royal Horticultural Society charts. Interamerican Society of Tropical Horticulture Proceedings.
Agrobacterium rhizogenes mediated-transformation of Asimina triloba L. seedling cuttings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayala Silva, T., Beyl, C., Dortch, G. 2006. Agrobacterium rhizogenes mediated-transformation of Asimina triloba L. seedling cuttings. International Journal of Biological Sciences.
Classification of hyperspectral data and neural networks to differentiate between typical leaves of wheat and those deficient in nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and calcium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayala Silva, T., Beyl, C., Heath, R.R. 2006. Classification of hyperspectral data and neural networks to differentiate between typical leaves of wheat and those deficient in nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and calcium. International Journal of Biological Sciences.
Integrating genomics into applied tropical fruit breeding programs - (Abstract Only)
Schnell II, R.J., Motamayor, J., Brown, J.S., Kuhn, D.N., Cervantesmartinez, C., Olano, C.T., Ploetz, R.C., Ayala Silva, T. 2006. Integrating genomics into applied tropical fruit breeding programs. Meeting Abstract.
Fruit and Nut Genebanks in the Us National Plant Germplasm System - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Stover, E.W., Krueger, R., Forsline, P.L., Grauke, L.J., Zee, F.T., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2006. Fruit and nut genebanks in the us national plant germplasm system. HortScience. 41(5):1188-1194.
Building a Better Coconut - (Trade Journal)
Meerow, A.W., Ayala-Silva, T. 2006. Building a Better Coconut. Ornamental Outlook. 15(2):22,24
Effect of Two Growth Regulators on Yield and Fiber Quality and Quantity in Flax (Linum Usitatissimum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayala Silva, T., Akin, D.E., Foulk, J.A., Dodd, R.B. 2005. Effect of two growth regulators on yield and fiber quality and quantity in flax (linum usitatissimum l.). Plant Growth Regulation Society of America Quarterly. 33:90-100.
Determination of Color and Fruit Traits of Half-Sib Families of Mango (Mangifera Indica L.) - (Trade Journal)
Ayala-Silva, T., Schnell II, R.J., Meerow, A.W., Winterstein, M.C., Cervantes-Martinez, C., Brown, J.S. 2005. Determination of color and fruit traits of half-sib families of mango (Mangifera indica L.). Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 118:253-257.
Germplasm Collection Management and Evaluation for Trait Utilization Genetic Resources of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Crops - (Proceedings)
Brenner, D.M., Ayala Silva, T., Hellier, B.C., Hummer, K.E., Jenderek, M.M., Fredrick Marek, L., Morris, J.B., Nelson, R.L., Reitsma, K.R., Robertson, L.D., Stieve, S.M., Stover, E.W., Widrlechner, M.P. 2005. Germplasm collection management and evaluation for trait utilization genetic resources of omega-3 fatty acid crops. American Society of Agronomy Meetings.
Polygala Myrtifolia 'chapman Field', An Outstanding New Subtropical Flowering Shrub - (Trade Journal)
Meerow, A.W., Ayala-Silva, T. 2005. Polygala myrtifolia 'Chapman Field', an outstanding new subtropical flowering shrub. Ornamental Outlook.
Effect of Tillage on Double-Croppped Flax/cotton Production and Fiber Properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foulk, J.A., Bauer, P.J., Akin, D.E., Busscher, W.J., Camp Jr, C.R., Ayala Silva, T. 2007. Effect of tillage on double-croppped flax/cotton production and fiber properties. Online. Crop Management doi:10.1094/CM-2007-0803-01-RS.
Tillage Effects on Cotton and Flax - (Proceedings)
Foulk, J.A., Bauer, P.J., Akin, D.E., Busscher, W.J., Camp Jr, C.R., Ayala Silva, T., Dodd, R. 2005. Tillage effects on cotton and flax. Annual Southern Conservation Tillage Conference for Sustainable Agriculture, The Science of Conservation Tillage -- Continuing the Discoveries. Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, Florence, SC, June 27-29, 2005. p.131-139.
Polygala Myrtifolia 'chapman Field', An Ever-Blooming Subtropical Flowering Shrub - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T. 2005. Polygala myrtifolia 'chapman field', an ever-blooming subtropical flowering shrub. Hortscience. 40(3):864-865
Current Status of the Subtropical and Tropical Germplasm Repositories of the National Plant Germplasm System - (Proceedings)
Ayala Silva, T., Schnell II, R.J., Meerow, A.W., Goenaga, R.J., Zee, F.T. 2004. Current Status of the Subtropical and Tropical Germplasm Repositories of the National Plant Germplasm System. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 117:182-187.
Breeding and Selection of Jackfruit for South Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, R., El-Sawa, S., Wasielewsk, J.I., Ledesma, N., Ayala-Silva, T. 2004. Breeding and selection of jackfruit for south Florida. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 117:193-194.
Sugarcane Yellow Leaf Virus in the World Collection of Sugarcane and Related Grasses at Miami, Florida - (Proceedings)
Comstock, J.C., Miller, J.D., Schnell II, R.J., Ayala Silva, T. Sugarcane yellow leaf virus in the world collection of sugarcane and related grasses at Miami, Florida. Proceedings International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 25:691-693. 2005.
Changes in Spectral Reflectance of Wheat Leaves in Response to Specific Macronutrient Deficiency - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayala Silva, T., Beyl, C.A. 2004. Changes in Spectral Reflectance of Wheat Leaves in Response to Specific Macronutrient Deficiency. Advances in Space Research.
Evaluation of New Citrus Rootstocks for 'bearss' Lime Production in Southern Florida. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castle, W.S., Schnell II, R.J., Crane, J.H., Grosser, J.W., Gmitter, F.G., Ayala Silva, T., Bowman, K.D. 2004. Evaluation of new citrus rootstocks for 'Bearss' lime production in southern Florida. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 117:174-181.
Effect of Growth Regulators on Yield and Fiber Quality and Quantity in Flax (Linum Usitatissimum L.) - (Abstract Only)
Ayala Silva, T., Akin, D.E., Foulk, J.A., Dodd, R. 2004. Effect of growth regulators on yield and fiber quality and quantity in flax. 31st Annual Meeting Plant Growth Regulation Society of America. August 1-4, 2004. Charleston Riverview Hotel, Charleston, SC. p 26-27. ABSTRACT ONLY.
Effect of Growth Regulators on Yield and Fiber Quality and Quantity in Flax - (Abstract Only)
Ayala Silva, T., Akin, D.E., Foulk, J.A., Dodd, R. 2004. Effect of growth regulators on yield and fiber quality and quantity in flax. Plant Growth Regulator Society of America Meeting. PGRSA Quarterly, 32(2)48. ABSTRACT ONLY.
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