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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: SUSTAINABLE AND ORGANIC MANAGEMENT OF SELECTED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Feasibility of growing olives on selected sites along coastal Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S. 2011. Feasibility of growing olives on selected sites along coastal Texas. Journal of American Pomological Society. 5:139-146.
Permeability of fabric ground covers to organically-derived nutrients - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zibilske, L.M. 2010. Permeability of fabric ground covers to organically-derived nutrients. International Journal of Fruit Science. 10(2):109-122.
Quantitative assessment of different phenolic compounds in Texas olive oils versus foreign oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S., Perez, J.L. 2010. Quantitative assessment of different phenolic compounds in Texas olive oils versus foreign oils. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. ISSN 1939-1250,USA.
Influence of drought stress on Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera:Crambidae) oviposition preference in sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Castro, B. 2010. Influence of drought stress on Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) oviposition preference in sugarcane. Crop Protection. 29(5):415-421.
Phenolic compounds and fatty acid composition of organic and conventional grown pecan kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S., Perez, J.L., Lombardini, L., Cornacchia, R., Cisneros-Zevallos, L., Bradford, J.M. 2009. Phenolic compounds and fatty acid composition of organic and conventional grown pecan kernels. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 89(13):2207-2213.
Free amino acid profiles in reproductive and rind portions of cotton fruiting bodies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2009. Free amino acid profiles in reproductive and rind portions of cotton fruiting bodies. Subtropical Plant Science. 61:37-48.
Do boll weevils really diapause? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A. 2010. Do boll weevils really diapause? American Entomologist. 56(2):100-105.
Third season weed control in blackberries using synthetic ground covers - (Abstract Only)
Makus, D.J., Jifon, J.L. 2009. Third season weed control in blackberries using synthetic ground covers. HortScience. 44(4):1098-1099.
Inhibition of flowering 'Arbequina' olives from chilling at lower temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S., Bradford, J.M. 2009. Inhibition of flowering 'Arbequina' olives from chilling at lower temperatures. Scientia Horticultureae. 7(2):429-431.
Spinach and mustard greens response to soil type, sulfur addition and lithium level - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Makus, D.J., Zibilske, L.M. 2008. Spinach and mustard greens response to soil type, sulfur addition and lithium level. Subtropical Plant Science. 60:69-77
Chemical control of the Mexican rice borer in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, 2008 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akbar, W., Beuzelin, J., Reagan, T., Showler, A., Trolinger, J. 2009. Chemical control of the Mexican rice borer in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, 2008. Arthropod Management Tests. 34:1-3.
Black oat cover crop management effects on soil temperature and biological properties on a Mollisol in Texas, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zibilske, L.M., Makus, D.J. 2009. Black oat cover crop management effects on soil temperature and biological properties on a Mollisol in Texas, USA. Geoderma. 149(3-4):379-385.
Efficiency of Tank-Mixing Insecticide with Defoliant Against Adult Boll Weevil (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) Populations as Determined by Late-Season Field Disturbance Trapping - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2008. Efficiency of tank-mixing insecticide with defoliant against adult boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) populations as determined by late-season field disturbance trapping. Subtropical Plant Science. 60:58-65.
Three Boll Weevil Diapause Myths in Perspective - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A. 2009. Three boll weevil diapause myths in perspective. American Entomologist. 55(1):42-50.
Free amino acids - determinant of sugarcane resistance/susceptibility to stalk borer and sap feeders - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reagan, T.E., Akbar, W., Showler, A. 2008. Free amino acids - determinant of sugarcane resistance/susceptibility to stalk borer and sap feeders. American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 28:44-45.
Cotton Harvest at 40% Versus 75% Boll-Splitting on Yield and Economic Return Under Standard and Proactive Boll Weevil (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) Spray Regimes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Robinson, J.R. 2008. Cotton harvest at 40% versus 75% boll-splitting on yield and economic return under standard and proactive boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) spray regimes. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(5):1600-1605.
Roles of host plants in boll weevil range expansion beyond tropical Mesoamerica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2009. Roles of host plants in boll weevil range expansion beyond tropical Mesoamerica. American Entomologist. 55(4):234-242.
Effect of Greens and Soil Type, Sulfur Addition and Lithium Level on Leaf Constituents - (Abstract Only)
Makus, D.J. 2008. Effect of Greens and Soil Type, Sulfur Addition and Lithium Level on Leaf Constituents. HortScience. 42(4):1243.
Recovery and stability of oleuropein and other phenolic compounds during extraction and processing of olive leaves (Olea europaeaL.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N. and Bradford, J.M. 2008. Recovery and stability of oleuropein and other phenolic compounds during extration and processing of olives leaves (Oleau europaea L.). Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 6(2):8-13.
Weed control in blackberries using synthetic ground covers - (Abstract Only)
Makus, D.J. 2008. Weed control in blackberries using synthetic ground covers [abstract]. HortScience. 43(3):637.
Longevity and Egg Development of Adult Female Boll Weevils Fed Exclusively on Different Parts and Stages of Cotton Fruiting Bodies. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2008. Longevity and egg development of adult female boll weevils fed exclusively on different parts and stages of cotton fruiting bodies. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 127(2):125-132.
Use of Fabric and Plastic Barriers to Control Weeds in Blackberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Makus, D.J. 2007. Use of fabric and plastic barriers to control weeds in blackberries. Journal Subtropical Plant Science. 59:95-103.
Dynamics of Free Amino Acid Accumulations in Cotton Leaves Measured on Different Timelines After Irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Cavazos, J.O., Moran, P.J. 2007. Dynamics of free amino acid accumulations in cotton leaves measured on different timelines after irrigation. Subtropical Plant Science. 59:38-55.
Subtropical Boll Weevil Ecology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2007. Subtropical boll weevil ecology. American Entomologist. 53:240-249.
Relationships of Abscised Cotton Fruit to Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Feeding, Oviposition, and Development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2008. Relationships of abscised cotton fruit to boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feeding, oviposition, and development. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(1):68-73.
Role of Oviposition Preference in An Invasive Crambid Impacting Two Graminaceous Host Crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reay-Jones, F.P.F., Wison, L.T., Showler, A.T., Reagan, T.E., Way, M.O. 2007. Role of oviposition preference in an invasive crambid impacting two graminaceous host crops. Environmental Entomology. 36(4):938-951.
Different flower-inducing conditions elicit different responses for free polyamine levels in olive (Olea europaea) leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S.A., Bradford, J.M. 2007. Different flower inducing conditions elicit different response for polyamine levels in olive leaves. Journal of Japanese Society of Horticultural Science. 76(3):205-209.
Longevity of adult boll weevils fed selected non-pollen food sources - (Proceedings)
Showler, A., Abrigo, V. 2007. Longevity of Adult Boll Weevils Fed Selected NonPollen Food Sources. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, Memphis, TN. pp. 352-355.
Impact of weed barriers on newly planted peach trees - (Abstract Only)
Makus, D.J., Jifon, J.L. 2007. Impact of weed barriers on newly planted peach trees [abstract]. HortScience. 42(3):456-457.
Kaolin Particle Film Associated with Increased Cotton Aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) Infestations in Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Armstrong, J.S. 2007. Kaolin particle film associated with increased cotton aphid infestations in cotton. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 124(1):55-60.
Seed Germination Methods and Establishment of Saw-Palmetto, Serenoa Repens, in South Texas - (Book / Chapter)
Makus, D.J. 2008. Seed germination methods and establishment of saw-palmetto, Serenoa repens, in South Texas. In: Leskovar, D.I., editor. IV International Symposium on Seed, Transplant and Stand Establishment of Horticultural Crops; Translating Seed and Seedling Physiology into Technology. Acta Horticulturae. Pub. 782. p. 381-384.
Soil Aggregation, Aggregate Carbon and Nitrogen, and Moisture Retention Induced by Conservation Tillage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zibilske, L.M., Bradford, J.M. 2007. Soil aggregation, aggregate carbon and nitrogen, and moisture retention induced by conservation tillage. Soil Science Society of American Journal. 71:793-802.
Effect of Light Intensity, Soil Type, and Lithium Addition on Spinach and Mustard Greens Leaf Constituents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Makus, D., Zibilske, L., Lester, G. 2006. Effect of light intensity, soil type, and lithium addition on spinach and mustard greens leaf constituents. Subtropical Plant Science. 58:35-41.
Common Subtropical and Tropical Nonpollen Food Sources of the Boll Weevil (Coleoptera:curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Abrigo, V. 2007. Common subtropical and tropical nonpollen food sources of the boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology 36(1):99-104.
Changes in Oleuropein Levels During Differentiation and Development of Floral Buds in 'arbequina' Olives - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S.A., Bradford, J.M. 2006. Changes in oleuropein levels during differentiation and development of floral buds in 'Arbequina' olives. Scientia Horticultureae. 110:274-278.
Oxygen Effects on Carbon, Polyphenols, and Nitrogen Mineralization Potential in Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zibilske, L.M., Bradford, J.M. 2007. Oxygen effects on carbon, polyphenols, and nitrogen mineralization potential in soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 71:133-139.
Grandlure Dosage and Attraction of Bollweevils (Coleoptera:curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Robacker, D.C., Salgado, E. 2006. Grandlure dosage and attraction of bollweevils (coleoptera:curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(5):1675-1681.
Boll Weevil Damage to Cotton Bolls under Standard and Proactive Spraying - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2006. Boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) damage to cotton bolls under standard and proactive spraying. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(4):1251-1257.
Short-Range Dispersal and Overwintering Habitats of Boll Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) During and after Harvest in the Subtropics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2006. Short-range dispersal and overwintering habitats of boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) during and after harvest in the subtropics. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(4):1152-1160.
Regulation of Flowering in 'arbequina' Olives under Non-Chilling Conditions: the Effect of High Daytime Temperatures on Blooming - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S., Bradford, J.M. 2006. Regulation of flowering in 'Arbequina' olives under non-chilling conditions: the effect of high daytime temperatures on blooming. International Journal of Food, Agriculture, and the Environment. 4:283-286.
Effect of Kaolin (Surround) on Pepper Fruit and Seed Mineral Nutrients - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Makus, D.J. 2005. Effect of kaolin (Surround) on pepper fruit and seed mineral nutrients. Subtropical Plant Science. 57:5-9.
Is Chilling a Prerequisite for Flowering and Fruiting in Olives? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S., Bradford, J.M. 2006. Is chilling a prerequisite for flowering and fruiting in olives? International Journal of Fruit Science. 5(3):29-39.
Effect of Mulch, Mycorrhizal Inoculation, and Surround on Late Fall Pepper Production - (Abstract Only)
Makus, D.J. 2005. Effect of mulch, mycorrhizal inoculation, and Surround on late fall pepper production [abstract]. Hortscience. 40(4):999.
A Simple Protein Extraction Method for Proteomic Studies on Olive Leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S., Bradford, J.M. 2005. A simple protein extraction method for proteomic studies on olive leaves. International Journal of Food, Agriculture, and the Environment. 3:246-248.
Light Intensity and Time of Day at Harvest Effects Ascorbic Acid Concentrations and Mineral Nutrient Content and Leaf Greenness of Field-Grown Mustard Greens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Makus, D.J., Lester, G.E. 2005. Light intensity and time of day at harvest effects ascorbic acid concentrations and mineral nutrient content and leaf greennessof field-grown mustard greens. Subtropical Plant Science.
Flowering and Fruiting in Olives in Subtropical Climate Where Olives Normally Grow Vegetative - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S., Bradford, J.M. 2006. Flowering and fruiting in olives in subtropical climate where olives normally grow vegetative. International Journal of Fruit Science. 5(4):47-56.
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