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Bruce W Wood
Fruit and Nut Research
Supervisory Research Horticulturist

Phone: (478) 956-6421
Fax: (478) 956-2929
Room 214
21 DUNBAR RD
BYRON, GA, 31008

Projects
Nematode and Disease Management of Deciduous Fruits
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423061
Mitigating Alternate Bearing of Pecan
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425973
Southeastern Peach Research
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 424714

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genetic diversity and population structure of Fusicladium effusum on pecan in the U.S.A. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Jan-14)
Nickel affects Xlem Sap RNase A and converts RNase A to a Urease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, C., Liu, L., Wood, B.W. 2013. Nickel affects Xlem Sap RNase A and converts RNase A to a Urease. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 13:207.
A comparison of UP-PCR and RAPD markers to study genetic diversity of Fusicladium effusum (G. Winter, cause of pecan scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Nov-13)
Iron induced nickel deficiency in pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Aug-13)
Unusual pecan diseases that might appear during a wet year - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Riley, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2013. Unusual pecan diseases that might appear during a wet year. Pecan Grower. 25:74-77.
Distribution of scab and management of the disease in large pecan trees - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Cottrell, T.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Distribution of scab and management of the disease in large pecan trees. Pecan Grower. 25:22-34.
Fungicide spray coverage from ground-based sprayers in mature pecan trees - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2013. Fungicide spray coverage from ground-based sprayers in mature pecan trees. Phytopathology. 103:S2.17 http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/phyto.
Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of pecan scab - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of pecan scab. Phytopathology. 103:S2.17 http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/phyto.
Biorational pesticides for pecan pests - (Other)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2013. Biorational pesticides for pecan pests. Available: http://sepga.com/files/3613/6510/4649/Shapiro-Ilan_SEPGA_2013.pdf.
Controlling pecan weevil with beneficial fungi: the impact of fungal species and fertilizer regimes - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Wells, L., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Controlling pecan weevil with beneficial fungi: the impact of fungal species and fertilizer regimes. Pecan Grower. 24(4):54-64.
Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of foliar and fruit scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of foliar and fruit scab. Crop Protection. 54:213-220.
Nematode management in pecans - (Trade Journal)
Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W. 2013. Nematode management in pecans. Pecan Grower. 24(4):46-47,50-52.
Disease and spray coverage in pecan trees - (Other)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Disease and spray coverage in pecan trees. Georgia Pecan Growers Association. Available: https://www.georgiapecan.org/conference.da.
The effect of Horsfall-Barratt category size on the accuracy and reliability of estimates of pecan scab severity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Van Den Bosch, F., Parnell, S., Wood, B.W., Gottwald, T.R. 2013. The effect of Horsfall-Barratt category size on the accuracy and reliability of estimates of pecan scab severity. Plant Disease. 97:797-806.
Research toward control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Jackson, M.A., Wood, B.W. 2013. Research Toward Control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides. Pecan Grower. 24(3):30-38.
Vertical distribution of scab in large pecan trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W. 2013. Vertical distribution of scab in large pecan trees. Plant Disease. 97:626-634.
Pecan scab severity-effects of assessment methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W., Gottwald, T.R. 2013. Pecan scab severity-effects of assessment methods. Plant Disease. 97:675-684.
Control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Jackson, M.A. 2013. Control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:257-266.
Effects of entomopathogenic fungus species, and impact of fertilizers, on biological control of pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W., Wells, L., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Effects of entomopathogenic fungus species, and impact of fertilizers, on biological control of pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 42:253-261.
Assessment of selected pecan and peach rootstocks for resistance to Meloidogyne partityla Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W. 2012. Assessment of selected pecan and peach rootstocks for resistance to Meloidogyne partityla. Nematropica. 42:281-286.
Induced resistance – does it have potential as a tool in pecan disease management? - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2012. Induced resistance – does it have potential as a tool in pecan disease management?. Pecan Grower. 24:20-28.
Incidence of peach tree short life increased by foliar nickel application - (Abstract Only)
Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W. 2012. Incidence of peach tree short life increased by foliar nickel application. Journal of Nematology. 44:483.
The effect of height on severity of pecan scab in non-treated mature pecan trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W., Cottrell, T.E. 2012. The effect of height on severity of pecan scab in non-treated mature pecan trees. Phytopathology. 102:S4.13.
Managing vivipary in pecan - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W. 2012. Managing vivipary in pecan. ASHS Annual Conference. p.70.
Development and validation of standard area diagrams to aide assessment of pecan scab symptoms on pecan fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yadav, N.S., De Vos, S.M., Bock, C.H., Wood, B.W. 2013. Development and validation of standard area diagrams to aide assessment of pecan scab symptoms on pecan fruit. Plant Pathology. 62:325-335. 2013.
Evaluation of a phosphite fungicide to control pecan scab in the southeastern USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2012. Evaluation of a phosphite fungicide to control pecan scab in the southeastern USA. Crop Protection Journal. 34:58-65.
Cumulative impact of a clover cover crop on the persistance and efficancy of Beauveria bassiana in suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W., Wells, L., Wood, B.W. 2012. Cumulative impact of a clover cover crop on the persistance and efficancy of Beauveria bassiana in suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 41:298-307.
Inconsequential Effect of Nutritional Treatments on Huanglongbing Control, Fruit Quality, Bacterial Titer and Disease Progress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gottwald, T.R., Graham, J.H., Mccollum, T.G., Wood, B.W. 2012. Inconsequential Effect of Nutritional Treatments on Huanglongbing Control, Fruit Quality, Bacterial Titer and Disease Progress. Crop Protection Journal. 36:73-82.
Options for pest and disease control in organic pecan - (Trade Journal)
Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. Options for pest and disease control in organic pecan. The Pecan Grower. 23:32-46.2012.(Trade Journal).
Foliar nickel application can increase the incidence of peach tree short life and consequent peach tree mortality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W. 2012. Foliar nickel application can increase the incidence of peach tree short life and consequent peach tree mortality. HortScience. 47(2):224-227.
Suppression of pecan scab by nickel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2012. Suppression of pecan scab by nickel. HortScience. 47(4):503-508.
The rare-earth metallome of pecan and other Carya - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Grauke, L.J. 2011. The rare-earth metallome of pecan and other Carya. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 136(6):389-398.
The regulation of the production of female flores in pecan - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. The regulation of the production of female flores in pecan. Pecan Grower. 23(2):8-14.
What is the best source of Nitrogen for pecan orchards? - (Proceedings) - (14-Aug-11)
An introduction to pecan anthracnose: What a grower needs to know - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. An introduction to pecan anthracnose: What a grower needs to know. Pecan Grower. 23(1):28-33.
Use of standard area diagrams to improve assessment of scab on fruit of pecan: A nutraceutical tree nut - (Abstract Only)
Yadav, Nalini, V.S., Bock, C.H., De Vos, Stephanis M., Wood, B.W. 2011. Use of standard area diagrams to improve assessment of scab on fruit of pecan: A nutraceutical tree nut. Abstract presented at the American Council for Medicinally Active Plants, 2nd Annual Conference of ACMAP, July 17-20, 2011, A&M University, Huntsville, ALabama.
Influence of nickel on severity of pecan scab - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2011. Influence of nickel on severity of pecan scab. Phytopathology. 101:S193.
Use of standard area diagrams to improve assessment of pecan scab on fruit - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Yadav, N.S., De Vos, S.M., Wood, B.W. 2011. Use of standard area diagrams to improve assessment of pecan scab on fruit. Phytopathology. 101:S196.
Evaluation of phosphite to control scab on pecan in the southeastern USA - (Abstract Only)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2011. Evaluation of phosphite to control scab on pecan in the southeastern USA. Phytopathology. 101:S17.
Iron induced nickel deficiency - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W. 2011. Iron induced nickel deficiency. HortScience. (Supplement) S133. 46(9).
Influence of plant bioregulators on pecan flowering and implications for regulation of pistillate flower initiation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. Influence of plant bioregulators on pecan flowering and implications for regulation of pistillate flower initiation. HortScience. 46(6):870-877.
What form of nitrogen do pecan trees prefer? - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. What form of nitrogen do pecan trees prefer? Pecan Grower. 22(4):36-50.
Effects of combining microbial and chemical insecticides on mortality of the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2011. Effects of combining microbial and chemical insecticides on mortality of the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Pecan Grower. 22(4):14-22.
Geographic patterns of genetic variation in native pecans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grauke, L.J., Mendoza-Herrera, M., Miller, A., Wood, B.W. 2011. Geographic patterns of genetic variation in native pecans. Tree Genetics and Genomes. 7(5):917-932.
Orchard nitrogen management: Which nitrogen source is best? - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. Orchard nitrogen management: Which nitrogen source is best? Pecan Grower. 22(3):10-17.
The distribution of peach scab lesions on the surface of diseased peaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W., Okie, W.R., Wood, B.W. 2011. The distribution of peach scab lesions on the surface of diseased peaches. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 130:393-402.
Influence of aminoethoxyvinylglycine (AVG) on yield and quality of nut crops from a commercial pecan orchard - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2011. Influence of aminoethoxyvinylglycine (AVG) on yield and quality of nut crops from a commercial pecan orchard. HortScience. 46(4):586-589.
Supplemental foliar nickel and copper applications do not reduce kernel necrosis in pecan trees receiving excess nitrogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagle, P., Smith, M.W., Wood, B.W., Rohla, C.T. 2011. Supplemental foliar nickel and copper applications do not reduce kernel necrosis in pecan trees receiving excess nitrogen. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 42:2219-2228.
Effects of combining microbial and chemical insecticides on mortality of the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2011. Effects of combining microbial and chemical insecticides on mortality of the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:14-20.
Response of young bearing pecan trees to spring foliar nickel applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagle, P., Smith, M.W., Wood, B.W., Rohla, C.T. 2011. Response of young bearing pecan trees to spring foliar nickel applications. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 34:1558-1566.
Relationship of shoot dieback in pecan to fungi and fruiting stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W., Stevenson, K.L. 2010. Relationship of shoot dieback in pecan to fungi and fruiting stress. HortScience. 45:87-91.
Flowering in pecan - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2010. Flowering in pecan. Pecan Grower. 21(4):24-27.
Application of plant growth regulators mitigates chlorotic foliar injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2010. Application of plant growth regulators mitigates chlorotic foliar injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Pest Management Science. 66:1236-1242.
Influence of elevating tree potassium on fruit-drop and yield of pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Wells, L., Funderburke, F. 2010. Influence of elevating tree potassium on fruit-drop and yield of pecan. HortScience. 45:911-917.
Pecan production under a "Food Systems" paradigm - (Proceedings)
Wood, B.W. 2010. Pecan production under a "Food Systems" paradigm. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting, February 27-28, 2010, San Destin Florida. 103:94-102.
Managing potassium in pecan orchards - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Wells, L., Funderburk, F. 2010. Managing potassium in pecan orchards. Pecan Grower. 21(4):18-21.
A possible novel black aphid control approach using plant growth regulators - (Proceedings)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2010. A possible novel black aphid control approach using plant growth regulators. In: Proceedings of the 44th Annual Western Pecan Growers Association Conference, March 7-9, 2010, Las Cruces, New Mexico. p. 16.
Shoot dieback in pecan - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Stevenson, K.L. 2010. Shoot dieback in pecan. Pecan Grower. 21(3):12-13.
Evolving paradigms of pecan production - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2009. Evolving paradigms of pecan production. Pecan Grower. 21(2):32-36.
Influence of aminoethoxyvinylglycine on pecan fruit drop and yield of pecan. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Lombardini, L., Heerema, R. 2009. Influence of aminoethoxyvinylglycine on pecan fruit drop and yield of pecan. HortScience. 44:1884-1889.
Georgia Pecan Growers Association Field Day - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2009. Georgia Pecan Growers Association Field Day. Pecan Grower. 2(2)6-10.
Georgia Pecan Growers Association Field Day - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2009. Georgia Pecan Growers Association Field Day. Pecan Grower. 21(2):6-10.
Increasing foliar Zn:Ni or Cu:Ni concentration ratios increase severity of nickel deficiency symptoms - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (03-Sep-09)
Introduction. Glyphosate Interactions with Physiology, Nutrition, and Diseases of Plants: Threat to Sustainability - (Popular Publication)
Yamada, T., Kremer, R.J., Castro, P.R., Wood, B.W. 2009. Introduction. Glyphosate Interactions with Physiology, Nutrition, and Diseases of Plants: Threat to Sustainability. European Journal of Agronomy. 31(3):111-113.
What is the relationship between mineral nutrition and disease management? - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2009. What is the relationship between mineral nutrition and disease management?. Pecan Grower. 21(1):26-29.
A comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil using beneficial fungi - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Hudson, W.G., Wood, B.W. 2009. A comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil using beneficial fungi. Pecan Grower. 21(1):20-24.
Retain can increase nutmeat yield of pecan trees - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W., Heerema, R. 2009. Retain can increase nutmeat yield of pecan trees. HortScience. 44(4):1012.
Separate and concomitant effects of Meloidogyne partityla and Mesocriconema xenoplax on pecan - (Abstract Only)
Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W. 2009. Separate and concomitant effects of Meloidogyne partityla and Mesocriconema xenoplax on pecan [abstracr]. Journal of Nematology. 41:364-365.
Hedge pruning of 'Desirable' pecans - (Proceedings)
Wood, B.W. 2010. Hedge pruning of 'Desirable' pecans. In: Proceedings of Southeastern Pecan Growers Association, January 10-12, 2010, Savannah, Georgia, 103:15-20.
Foliar application of nickel and copper on pecan performance - (Abstract Only)
Wagle, P., Smith, M.W., Wood, B.W., Rohla, C.T., Reilly, C.C. 2009. Foliar application of nickel and copper on pecan performance. HortScience. 44(4):1119.
Alternative pest control research - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2009. Alternative pest control research. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting. January 12-14, 2009, Savannah, Georgia. 102:50-61.
Changes of oxidase and hydrolase activities in pecan leaves elicited by black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) feeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Ni, X., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Buntin, G. 2009. Changes of oxidase and hydrolase activities in pecan leaves elicited by black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) feeding. Journal of Economic Entomology 102:1262-1269.
Nickel deficiency is influenced by the relative concentrations of Zn, Cu, and Fe to Ni within tree organs and cells - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2009. Nickel deficiency is influenced by the relative concentrations of Zn, Cu, and Fe to Ni within tree organs and cells. Pecan Grower. 20(3):22-23.
Chlorotic feeding injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) to pecan foliage promotes aphid settling and nymphal development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2009. Chlorotic feeding injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) to pecan foliage promotes aphid settling and nymphal development. Environmental Entomology. 38:411-416.
The ability of insect-killing fungi to kill pecan aphids under laboratory conditions - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Jackson, M.A., Wood, B.W. 2009. The ability of insect-killing fungi to kill pecan aphids under laboratory conditions. Pecan Grower. 20(3):18-21.
Mechanical hedge pruning of pecan in a relatively low-light environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2009. Mechanical hedge pruning of pecan in a relatively low-light environment. HortScience. 44(1):68-72.
Interaction of concurrent populations of Meloidogyne partityla and Mesocriconema xenoplax on pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W. 2009. Interaction of concurrent populations of Meloidogyne partityla and Mesocriconema xenoplax on pecan. Journal of Nematology. 40:221-225.
Initiation of leaf chlorosis benefits the black pecan aphid - (Trade Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2008. Initiation of leaf chlorosis benefits the black pecan aphid. Pecan Grower. 20(2):22.
Virulence of Hypocreales fungi to pecan aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in the laboratory. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Jackson, M.A., Wood, B.W. 2008. Virulence of Hypocreales fungi to pecan aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in the laboratory. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 99:312-317.
Nutrient element interactions - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2008. Nutrient element interactions. Pecan Grower. 19(3):26-29.
Foliar boron and nickel applications reduce water-stage fruit-split of pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, L., Wood, B.W. 2008. Foliar boron and nickel applications reduce water-stage fruit-split of pecan. HortScience. 43(5):1437-1440.
Improving nitrogen management using the lesser micronutrients - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2008. Improving nitrogen management using the lesser micronutrients. Pecan Grower. 20(1):40:43.
Zinc interactions - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2008. Zinc interactions. Pecan Grower. 19(4):42-43.
Nickle and plant disease - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W. 2008. Nickle and plant disease [abstract]. HortScience. 43(3):1055.
Nutrient element interactions in pecan orchards - (Proceedings)
Wood, B.W. 2008. Nutrient element interactions in pecan orchards. In: Proceedings of the Annual Western Irrigated Pecan Conference, March 5, 2008, Las Cruces, New Mexico. p.7.
Increasing foliar Zn:Ni or Cu:Ni concentration ratios increase severity of nickel deficiency symptoms - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W. 2008. Increasing foliar Zn:Ni or Cu:Ni concentration ratios increase severity of nickel deficiency symptoms [abstract]. HortScience. 43(4):1294.
Recovery and partitioning of nitrogen from early spring and midsummer applications to pecan trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Smith, M.W., Raum, W.R. 2007. Recovery and partitioning of nitrogen from early spring and midsummer applications to pecan trees. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 132(6):758-763.
A comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with Beauveria bassiana under field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Wood, B.W. 2008. A comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with Beauveria bassiana under field conditions. Environmental Entomology. 37:162-171.
Movement of the pecan weevil [Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)] within the pecan orchard - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Oct-07)
Nickle: Usage guidelines - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2007. Nickle: Usage guidelines. Pecan South. 10(9):20-26.
Nickel: Impact on horticultural characteristics - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2007. Nickel: Impact on horticultural characteristics. Pecan South. 10(7):24-33.
Correction of zinc deficiency in pecan by soil banding - (Trade Journal) - (19-Aug-07)
Nickel: Relevance to orchard profitability - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2007. Nickel: Relevance to orchard profitability. Pecan South. 10(6):16-19.
Nickel: Impact on leaf morphology and growth - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2007. Nickel: Impact on leaf morphology and growth. Pecan South. 40(5):13-16.
Correction of zinc deficiency in pecan by soil banding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2007. Correction of zinc deficiency in pecan by soil banding. HortScience. 42(7):1554-1558.
Manipulation of fruit drop and crop load in pecan via aminoethoxyvinylglycine, forchlorfenuron, and gibberellin-A3 - (Proceedings)
Wood, B.W. 2007. Manipulation of fruit drop and crop load in pecan via aminoethoxyvinylglycine, forchlorfenuron, and gibberellin-A3. In: Proceedings of the International Plant Growth Substance Association, July 21-26, 2007, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. p. 63.
Soil moisture and strain effects on entomopathogenic nematode suppression of the pecan weevil - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Brown, I., Gardner, W.A., Hubbard, R.K., Wood, B.W. 2007. Soil moisture and strain effects on entomopathogenic nematode suppression of the pecan weevil. Pecan Grower 19(1):32-38.
Relationship between leaflet nitrogen: Potassium ratio and yield of pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Well, L. 2007. Relationship between leaflet nitrogen: Potassium ratio and yield of pecan. HortTechnology. 17(4):473-479.
Comparison of ground and aerial application, fungicide deposition and biological activity in large pecan tree canopies. - (Proceedings)
Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W., Cottrell, T.E. 2007. Comparison of ground and aerial application, fungicide deposition and biological activity in large pecan tree canopies. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. 100:115-123.
Pecan weevil movement within the orchard - (Trade Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2007. Pecan weevil movement within the orchard. Pecan Grower. 28(4):30-36.
Nickel deficiency affects nitrogenous forms and urease activity in spring xylem sap of pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, C., Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2007. Nickel deficiency affects nitrogenous forms and urease activity in spring xylem sap of pecan. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 132:302-303.
Insights into the nutritional physiology of nickel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, C., Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2008. Insights into the nutritional physiology of nickel. Acta Horticulturae. 772:365-368.
Identification and quantitation of asparagine and citrulline using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, C., Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2007. Identification and quantitation of asparagine and citrulline using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Analytical Chemistry. 2:31-36.
Effect of soil moisture and a surfactant on entomopathogenic nematode suppression of the pecan weevil, Curculio caryae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Brown, I., Gardner, W.A., Hubbard, R.K., Wood, B.W. 2006. Effect of soil moisture and a surfactant on entomopathogenic nematode suppression of the pecan weevil, Curculio caryae. Journal of Nematology. 38:474-482.
Beneficial effects of nickel in pecan production - (Trade Journal)
Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W., Bai, C. 2006. Beneficial effects of nickel in pecan production. Pecan Grower. 17(4):26-27.
Pecan Tree Biomass Estimates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Smith, M. 2006. Pecan tree biomass estimates. HortScience. 41(5):1286-1291.
Impact of Meloidogyne Partityla on Mouse-Ear and Nickel Deficiency of Pecan in Georgia - (Abstract Only)
Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2006. Impact of Meloidogyne partityla on mouse-ear and nickel deficiency of pecan in Georgia [abstract]. Phytopathology. 96:S86.
Correcting Micronutrient Deficiency Using Metal Hyperaccumulators: Alyssum Biomass As a Natural Product for Nickel Deficiency Correction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Chaney, R.L., Crawford, M. 2006. Correcting micronutrient deficiency using metal hyperaccumulators: alyssum biomass as a natural product for nickel deficiency correction. HortScience. 41(5):1231-1234.
Alternative Pest Control Tactics in Pecan - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W., Behle, R.W., Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W. 2006. Alternative pest control tactics in pecan. Proceedings of the Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting. 99:86-94.
Improving Fruit-Set - (Proceedings)
Wood, B.W. 2006. Improving fruit-set. Proceedings of Southeastern Pecan Growers Association. p. 11-21.
Insights into the Nutritional Physiology of Nickel - (Proceedings)
Bai, C., Yi, S., Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2006. Insights into the nutritional physiology of nickel. In: Proceedings of the International Journal of Horticultural Science. 27th International Horticultural Congress, August 13-19, 2006, Soul, Korea, p. 127-128.
Fruit Drop in Pecan - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2006. Fruit drop in pecan. Australian Nutgrower. 20(3):14-17.
Mineral Nutrition of Pecan with Emphasis on Nitrogen - (Proceedings)
Wood, B.W. 2006. Mineral nutrition of pecan with emphasis on nitrogen. Proceedings of Ciclo de Conferencios Internationale de Nogalero a Nogalero. p. 11-21.
Purification and Characterization of a Novel Urease from Pecan Foliage - (Abstract Only)
Bai, C., Shu-Xia, Y., Wood, B.W. 2006. Purification and characterization of a novel urease from pecan foliage. In: Proceedings of Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Joint Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists and the Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists, August 5, 2006, Boston, MA, p. 217.
Maximizing Tree Energy Reserves: a Key Role for Non-Metals - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2006. Maximizing tree energy reserves: a key role for non-metals. Pecan Grower. 27(4):22-25.
Association of Meloidogyne Partityla with Nickel Deficiency and Mouse-Ear of Pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2006. Association of meloidogyne partityla with nickel deficiency and mouse-ear of pecan. HortScience. 41:402-404.
Nickel Deficiency Disrupts Metabolism of Ureides, Amino Acids, and Organic Acids of Young Pecan [carya Illinoinensis (WANGENH.) K. Koch] Foliage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, C., Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2006. Nickel deficiency disrupts metabolism of ureides, amino acids, and organic acids of young pecan [carya illinoinensis (wangenh.) k. koch] foliage. Plant Physiology. 140:433-443.
Taxonomic and biological characterization of Steinernema rarum found in the Southeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nguyen, K.B., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Fuxa, J.R., Wood, B.W., Bertolotti, M.A., Adams, B.J. 2006. Taxonomic and biological characterization of Steinernema rarum found in the Southeastern United States. Journal of Nematology. 38:28-40.
Use of edible coating to preserve pecans at room temperature Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baldwin, E.A., Wood, B.W. 2006. Use of edible coating to preserve pecans at room temperature. HortScience. 41(1):188-192.
Interaction of nickel and plant disease - (Book / Chapter)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2007. Interaction of nickel and plant disease. In: Datnoff, L.E., Elmer, W.H., Huber, D.M., editors. Mineral Nutrition and Plant Disease. Minneapolis, MN: American Phytopathological Society Press. p. 217-247.
Hedge Pruning in Pecan: Some Notes on Its History - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2005. Hedge pruning in pecan: some notes on its history. Australian Nutgrower. 19(2):9-10.
Nematode Interactions on Peach and Pecan - (Abstract Only)
Nyczepir, A.P., Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2005. Nematode interactions on peach and pecan [abstract]. Journal of Nematology. 37:386.
Nickel Deficiency in Trees: Symptoms and Causes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Nyczepir, A.P. 2006. Nickel deficiency in trees: symptoms and causes. Acta Horticulturae. 721:83-98.
Hurricanes and the Future of the Southeastern Pecan Industry - (Proceedings)
Wood, B.W., Goff, W., Nesbitt, M. 2005. Hurricanes and the future of the southeastern pecan industry. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. 98:100-112.
Fruit-Drop in Pecan - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2005. Fruit-drop in pecan. Pecan South. 38(4):24-26.
Australian Research Shows Hedge Pruning Can Reduce Alternate Bearing in Pecans - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Stahmann, D. 2005. Australian research shows hedge pruning can reduce alternate bearing in pecans. Australian Nutgrower. 19(1):8-13.
Impact of Agricultural Research - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Kaplan, K. 2005. Impact of agricultural research. Pecan Grower. 16(4):22-26.
Correcting Ni Deficiency in Pecan and Other Crops - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Nyczepir, A.P. 2005. Correcting Ni deficiency in pecan and other crops [abstract]. Hortscience. 40(4):1065.
Hedging Pruning: Guiding Principles - (Proceedings)
Wood, B.W. 2005. Hedging pruning: guiding principles. Western Pecan Growers Association Proceedings. p.11-16.
Improving Nitrogen Management - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2005. Improving nitrogen management. Pecan Grower. 16(3):10-13.
Biologically-Based Insecticides for Pecan Pest Management - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W.A., Wood, B.W. 2005. Biologically-based insecticides for pecan pest management. Western Pecan Growers Association Proceedings. 39:4-12.
A First Linkage Map of Pecan Cultivars Based on Rapd and Aflp Markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beedanagari, S.R., Dove, S.K., Wood, B.W., Conner, P.J. 2005. A first linkage map of pecan cultivars based on RAPD and AFLP markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 110:1127-1137.
Frances Impacts Pecan Research - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2004. Frances impacts pecan research. Pecan Grower. 16(2):5.
Coping with Blown over Trees - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W., Goff, W. 2004. Coping with blown over trees. Pecan Grower. 16(2):20-21.
Nickel Nutrition of Pecan - (Trade Journal)
Wood, B.W. 2004. Nickel nutrition of pecan. Pecan Grower. 16(2):4-7.
Insight into Alternate Bearing of Pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Conner, P.J., Worley, R.E. 2004. Insight into alternate bearing of pecan. Acta Horticulturae. 63:617-629.
Nematodes, a Hidden Problem for Pecan Production - (Trade Journal)
Nyczepir, A.P., Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2004. Nematodes, a hidden problem for pecan production. Pecan Grower. 16(1):20-21.
Incidence and Association of Meloidogyne Partityla with Mouse-Ear Disorders of Pecan in Georgia - (Abstract Only)
Nyczepir, A.P., Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2004. Incidence and association of Meloidogyne partityla with mouse-ear disorders of pecan in Georgia [abstract]. Journal of Nematology. 2004. 36(3):338.
Mouse-Ear of Pecan: a Nickel Deficiency - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Nyczepir, A.P. 2004. Mouse-ear of pecan: a nickel deficiency. Hortscience. 39(6):1238-1242.
Mouse-Ear of Pecan: I. Symptomology and Occurrence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Nyczepir, A.P. 2004. Mouse-ear of pecan: I. symptomology and occurrence. Hortscience. 39(1):87-94.
Hedge Pruning Pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Stahmann, D. 2004. Hedge pruning pecan. HortTechnology. 14(1):63-64.
Nickel Deficiency Is Occurring in Orchard Trees. - (Abstract Only)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Nyczepir, A.P. 2004. Nickel deficiency is occurring in orchard trees [abstract]. Hortscience. 39(4):858.
Cu and Ni Deficiency Symptoms and Mouse-Ear in Pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Nyczepir, A.P. 2003. Cu and ni deficiency symptoms and mouse-ear in pecan. Hortscience. 38(5):726.
Mouse-Ear of Pecan: Ii. Influence of Nutrient Applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C., Nyczepir, A.P. 2004. Mouse-ear of pecan: II. Influence of nutrient applications. HortScience. 39(1):95-100.
Control of Mistletoe in Pecan Trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2004. Control of mistletoe in pecan trees. Hortscience. 39(1):110-114.
Nickel Corrects Mouse-Ear. - (Trade Journal)
WOOD, B.W., REILLY, C.C., NYCZEPIR, A.P. NICKEL CORRECTS MOUSE-EAR. PECAN GROWER. 2003. v.15(1). p.3-8.
Kernel Rot in the 2002 Season, Possible Causes and Remedies - (Proceedings)
Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2003. Kernel rot in the 2002 season, possible causes and remedies. Texas Pecan Growers Association. p.36,37.
Leaf Structure and Nutrient Content Varies in Native Pecan Populations - (Proceedings)
Grauke, L.J., Storey, J.B., Thompson, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2003. Leaf structure and nutrient content varies in native pecan populations. Proceedings of Texas Pecan Growers Association. 70:59-60.
Evaluation of Selected Pecan (Carya Illinoensis) Rootstocks for Resistance to Meloidogyne Partityla - (Abstract Only)
Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2003. Evaluation of selected pecan (carya illinoensis) rootstocks for resistance to meloidogyne partityla. Phytopathology. 93(6):566. Abstract.
Using Pheromone Traps to Sample Stink Bugs in and Around Pecan Orc Hards - (Proceedings)
COTTRELL, T.E., WOOD, B.W., GREENE, J.K., MIZELL, R.F., YONCE, C.E. USING PHEROMONE TRAPS TO SAMPLE STINK BUGS IN AND AROUND PECAN ORC HARDS. PROCEEDINGS OKLAHOMA PECAN GROWERS ANNUAL MEETING. 2003. v.73. p.14-27.
Pecan Nut Diseases: When, Where and How - (Trade Journal)
Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W. 2003. Pecan nut diseases: when, where and how. Pecan Grower. 14(3):8-9.
Relationship of Alternate Bearing Intensity in Pecan to Fruit and Canopy Characteristics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
WOOD, B.W., CONNER, P., WORLEY, R. RELATIONSHIP OF ALTERNATE BEARING INTENSITY IN PECAN TO FRUIT AND CANOPY CHARACTERISTICS. HORTSCIENCE. 2003. v.38. p.361-366.
The Beneficial Insect-Killing Fungus, Beauveria Bassiana, Can Overcome Effects of Fungicide Sprays - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2003. The beneficial insect-killing fungus, beauveria bassiana, can overcome effects of fungicide sprays. Pecan Grower. 14(4):24-27.
Bark Canker of Unknown Etiology Developing on Pecan Carya Illinoensis Trees - (Abstract Only)
Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2003. Bark canker of unknown etiology developing on pecan carya illinoensis trees. Phytopathology. 93:73. Abstract.
Alternate Bearing of Pecan - (Proceedings)
WOOD, B.W. ALTERNATE BEARING OF PECAN. SOUTHEASTERN PECAN GROWERS MEETING PROCEEDINGS. 2003. v.96. p.17-21.
Update on Research Toward Microbial Control of the Pecan Weevil - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2003. Update on research toward microbial control of the pecan weevil. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. 96:103-108
Vivipary - (Trade Journal)
WOOD, B.W. VIVIPARY. PECAN GROWER. 2003. v.14(3). p.6-7.
Fruit Split - (Other)
Wood, B.W. 2003. Fruit split. Compendium of Nut Diseases.
The Potential for Enhanced Fungicide Resistance in Beauveria Bassiana Through Strain Discovery and Artificial Selection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I., REILLY, C.C., HOTCHKISS, M.W., WOOD, B.W. THE POTENTIAL FOR ENHANCED FUNGICIDE RESISTANCE IN BEAUVERIA BASSIANA THROUGH STRAIN DISCOVERY AND ARTIFICIAL SELECTION. JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY. 2002. v.81. p.86-93.
Survey of Entomopathogenic Nematodes and Fungi Endemic to Pecan Orchards Ofthe Southeastern Us and Their Virulence to the Pecan Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I., GARDNER, W.A., FUXA, J.R., WOOD, B.W., NGUYEN, K.B., ADAMS, B.J., HUMBER, R.A., HALL, M.J. SURVEY OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES AND FUNGI ENDEMIC TO PECAN ORCHARDS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US AND THEIR VIRULENCE TO THE PECAN WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE). ENVIRONMENTAL ENTOMOLOGY. 2003. v.34. p.187-195.
Pecan Weevil Management: Past, Present and Toward a Future Strategy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2003. Pecan weevil management: past, present and toward a future strategy. Southwestern Entomologist. 27:75-84.
Rootstock Influence on Tree Performance - (Trade Journal)
Grauke, L.J., Thompson, T.E., Wood, B.W., Storey, J.B. 2003. Rootstock influence on tree performance. Proceedings of Texas Pecan Growers Association. 70:20-24.
First Report of Meloidogyne Partityla on Pecan in Georgia - (Abstract Only)
Nyczepir, A.P., Reilly, C.C., Wood, B.W., Thomas, S.H. 2002. First report of meloidogyne partityla on pecan in georgia. Nematology. v.4. p.272.
Microbial Control Research for Suppression of the Pecan Weevil - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Fuxa, J.R., Wood, B.W., Cottrell, T.E., Nguyen, K.B., Adams, B.J., Humber, R.A., Hall, M.J. 2002. Microbial control research for suppression of the pecan weevil. Pecan Western Conference Proceedings. p.2-15.
A Survey for Insect-Killing Nematodes and Fungi Endemic to Pecan Orchards of the Southeastern U.S. and Their Virulence to the Pecan Weevil - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Fuxa, J.R., Wood, B.W., Nguyen, K.B., Adams, B.J., Humber, R.A., Hall, M.J. 2002. A survey for insect-killing nematodes and fungi endemic to pecan orchards of the southeastern u.s. and their virulence to the pecan weevil. Pecan Grower. v.13(3). p.6-8.
Particle Film Affects Black Pecan Aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Jan-02)
Seasonal Occurrence and Vertical Distribution of Euschistus Servus and Euschistus Tristigmus (Hemipter: Pentatomidae) in Pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Feb-00)
Cultural Practices Influence Damage to Foliage and Fruit of Pecan by Pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Oct-99)
Outcrossing Rates and Relatedness Estimates in Pecan (Carya Illinoinensis) Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-Aug-99)
Potential Cross-Pollination Problems in Pecan Orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Jun-97)
Relationship Betwen Criconemella Xenoplax and Meloidogyne Incognita and Incidence of Short Life on Peach - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-May-97)
Control of Pecan Aphids with An Organosilicone Surfactant - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Feb-97)
Reproductive and Vegetative Traits of Pecan Cultivars and a New System for Classifying Flower Maturity - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Jan-97)
Impact of Adjuvants on Pecan Foliage - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Jan-97)
Comparison of Zinc Oxide and Zinc Sulfate for Correcting Severe Foliar Zincdeficiency in Pecan Growing on Acidic Soils with An Alkaline Surface Zone - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Oct-96)
Relative Susceptibility of Pecan Cultivars to Zonate Leaf Spot - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-May-96)
Influence of Early Season Fungicide and Zinc Sprays on Leaf Area, Fruit-Setand Nut Quality of Pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Mar-96)
Establishing Pecan Orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Feb-96)
Interactions Between Mesocriconema Xenoplax and Meloidogyne Incognita and the Incidence of Peach Tree Short Life - (Abstract Only) - (01-Dec-95)
Canopy Morphology of Pecan Cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Oct-95)
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