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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOP MANAGEMENT TOOLS FOR EARLY STRESS DETECTION AND EFFICIENT AGROCHEMICAL UTILIZATION FOR PROTECTED HORTICULTURE CROPS

Location: Application Technology Research Unit

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Effect of acute heat stress on plant nutrient metabolism proteins - (Proceedings)
Giri, A., Mishra, S., Heckathorn, S., Frantz, J., Krause, C.R. 2013. Effect of acute heat stress on plant nutrient metabolism proteins. Symposium Proceedings. 4th Annual University of Toledo Graduate Student Association Midwest Graduate Research Symposium, April 20, 2013, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.
Longevity of controlled release fertilizer influences the growth of bedding Impatiens     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Andiru, G., Pasian, C., Frantz, J., Jourdan, P. 2013. Longevity of controlled release fertilizer influences the growth of bedding Impatiens. HortTechnology. 23(2):157-164.
Macro- and micro-nutrient release characteristics of three polymer-coated fertilizers: Theory and measurements     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adams, C., Frantz, J., Bugbee, B. 2013. Macro- and micro-nutrient release characteristics of three polymer-coated fertilizers: Theory and measurements. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 176(1):76-88.
Elevated relative humidity increases the incidence of boron deficiency in bedding plants     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krug, B.A., Whipker, B.E., McCall, I., Frantz, J. 2013. Elevated relative humidity increases the incidence of boron deficiency in bedding plants. HortScience. 48:311-313.
The rise and fall of carbon dioxide: Why controlling CO2 may be necessary in greenhouses - (Trade Journal)
Frantz, J. 2013. The rise and fall of carbon dioxide: Why controlling CO2 may be necessary in greenhouses. Growertalks. 76(9): 64-68.
Use of ground wheat straw in container nursery substrates to overwinter daylily divisions     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Locke, J.C., Altland, J.E. 2012. Use of ground wheat straw in container nursery substrates to overwinter daylily divisions. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 30(4):207-210.
Using flowering and heat-loss models for improving greenhouse energy-use efficiency in annual bedding plant production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Runkle, E.S., Blanchard, M.G., Frantz, J. 2012. Using flowering and heat-loss models for improving greenhouse energy-use efficiency in annual bedding plant production. Acta Horticulturae. (ISHS)957:99-106.
Greenhouse production of Impatiens wallerana using a controlled-release fertiliser produces quality finished plants with enhanced garden performance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Andiru, G., Pasian, C., Frantz, J., Jones, M. 2013. Greenhouse production of Impatiens wallerana using a controlled-release fertiliser produces quality finished plants with enhanced garden performance. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology. 88(2):216-222.
Development of smart spray systems to enhance delivery of pesticides in field nursery production - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, H., Ozkan, E., Derksen, R.C., Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M., Canas, L., Krause, C.R., Locke, J.C., Ernst, S., Zondag, R., Fulcher, A., Rosetta, R., Jeon, H.Y., Chen, Y., Gu, J., Liu, H., Shen, Y., Rios, A. 2012. Development of smart spray systems to enhance delivery of pesticides in field nursery production. Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society. Meeting Abstract, August 5-8, 2012, Providence, Rhode Island. #173-P.
Nutrient disorders of 'Evolution' mealy-cup sage     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnes, J., Whipker, B., McCall, I., Frantz, J. 2012. Nutrient disorders of 'Evolution' mealy-cup sage. HortTechnology. 22(4):502-508.
Seedling geranium response to nitrogen deprivation and subsequent recovery in hydroponic culture     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Locke, J.C., Altland, J.E., Bobak, D.M. 2011. Seedling geranium response to nitrogen deprivation and subsequent recovery in hydroponic culture. HortScience. 46(12):1615-1618.
Virtual Grower 3: A powerful decision support tool for greenhouse systems - (Trade Journal)
Frantz, J. 2011. Virtual Grower 3: A powerful decision support tool for greenhouse systems. Greenhouse Product News. October 2011:22-28.
The Dahlia mosaic virus gene VI product N-terminal region is involved in self association     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raikhey, G., Krause, C.R., Leisner, S. 2011. The Dahlia mosaic virus gene VI product N-terminal region is involved in self association. Virus Research. 159:69-72. DOI:10.1016/j.virusres.2011.04.026.
Humectants as Post-plant Soil Amendments: Effects on Growth and Physiological Activity of Drought-stressed, Container-grown Tree Seedlings     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roberts, B.R., Linder, R.S., Krause, C.R., Harmanis, R. 2012. Humectants as post-plant soil amendments: effects on growth and physiological activity of drought-stressed, container-grown tree seedlings. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry. 38(1):6-12.
Maximizing industry benefit through cooperation between federal, state and private-sector floricultural research efforts - (Proceedings)
Locke, J.C., Frantz, J. 2011. Maximizing industry benefit through cooperation between federal, state and private-sector floricultural research efforts. National Floriculture Forum Proceedings, March 10-11, 2011, Dallas, Texas. p. 2-5.
Growth, partitioning, and nutrient and carbohydrate concentration of Petunia x hybrid Vilm. are influenced by altering light, CO2, and fertility     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frantz, J., Ling, P. 2011. Growth, partitioning, and nutrient and carbohydrate concentration of Petunia x hybrid Vilm. are influenced by altering light, CO2, and fertility. HortScience. 46:228-235.
Does Silicon Have a Role in Ornamental Crop Production?     Reprint Icon - (Trade Journal)
Frantz, J., Locke, J.C., Mattson, N. 2010. Does Silicon Have a Role in Ornamental Crop Production?. OFA Bulletin. Nov/Dec 2010. 924:17-18.
Photosynthetic Enzyme Level and Distribution through Canopies in Relation to Canopy Photosynthesis and its Acclimation to Light, Temperature and CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, I., Thornley, J.H., Frantz, J., Bugbee, B. 2010. Photosynthetic Enzyme Level and Distribution through Canopies in Relation to Canopy Photosynthesis and its Acclimation to Light, Temperature and CO2. Annals Of Botany.doi: 10.1093/aob/mcq183.
Suppression of Zinnia Powdery Mildew in the Greenhouse with Silicon-containing Media Amendments - (Abstract Only)
Locke, J.C., Altland, J.E., Frantz, J. 2010. Suppression of Zinnia Powdery Mildew in the Greenhouse with Silicon-containing Media Amendments. Journal of Phytopathology. 100:S74.
Virtual Grower: Software to Calculate Heating Costs of Greenhouse Production in the US     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frantz, J., Hand, B.A., Buckingham, L., Ghose, S. 2010. Virtual Grower: software to calculate heating costs of greenhouse production in the US. HortTechnology. 20:778-785.
Silicon in Ornamental Crops: Detection, Delivery, and Function - (Proceedings)
Frantz, J., Locke, J.C., Sturtz, D.S., Leisner, S. 2010. Silicon in Ornamental Crops: Detection, Delivery, and Function. Silicio na Agricultura: Anais do V Simposio Brasileiro sobre Silicio Agricultura. Editor: Fabricio Rodriguez. pp.111-134.
Incidence of boron deficiency in bedding plants caused by drought stress or abscicic acid application     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krug, B., Whipker, B., Fonteno, B., Mccall, I., Frantz, J. 2011. Incidence of boron deficiency in bedding plants caused by drought stress or abscicic acid application. Acta Horticulturae. 891:141-147.
Boron distribution and the effect of lime on boron uptake by pansy, petunia, and gerbera plants     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krug, B., Whipker, B., McCall, I., Frantz, J. 2011. Boron distribution and the effect of lime on boron uptake by pansy, petunia, and gerbera plants. Acta Horticulturae. 891:135-140.
Characterization of Nutrient Disorders of Primula acaulis ‘Danova Rose'     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnes, J., Whipker, B., McCall, I., Frantz, J. 2011. Characterization of nutrient disorders of Primula acaulis ‘Danova Rose'. Acta Horticulturae. 891:77-83.
Characterization of nutrient disorders of Pericallis x hybrida ‘Jester Pure Blue’     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnes, J., Whipker, B., McCall, I., Frantz, J. 2011. Characterization of nutrient disorders of Pericallis x hybrida ‘Jester Pure Blue’. Acta Horticulturae. 891:67-75.
Impact of Composted Dairy Manure on pH Management and Physical Properties of Soilless Substrate     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jeong, K., Nelson, P., Frantz, J. 2011. Impact of composted dairy manure on pH management and physical properties of soilless substrate. Acta Horticulturae. 891:173-180.
Characterization of nutrient disorders of pot rose ‘Karina Parade’     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jeong, K., Whipker, B., McCall, I., Frantz, J. 2011. Characterization of nutrient disorders of pot rose ‘Karina Parade’. Acta Horticulturae. 891:125-133.
An Integrated Approach to Biological Control of Fusarium in Containerized Crops - (Book / Chapter)
(17-Feb-10)
Interaction of Calibrachoa and selected root and foliar pathogens in greenhouse settings     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Omer, M.A., Locke, J.C., Frantz, J., Horst, L., Krause, C.R. 2011. Interaction of Calibrachoa and selected root and foliar pathogens in greenhouse settings. Acta Horticulturae. 893:173-180.
Polyacrylamide Hydrogel Properties for Horticultural Applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Iyer, G., Nadarajah, A., Frantz, J., Spongberg, A. 2010. Polyacrylamide Hydrogel Properties for Horticultural Applications. International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization. 15: 307-318.
Exserohilum Leaf Spot on Tigergrass     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brunings, A.M., Datnoff, L.E., Palmateer, A.J., Locke, J.C., Krause, C.R. 2009. Exserohilum Leaf Spot on Tigergrass. Plant Health Progress. DOI:10.1094/php-2009-1215-01-RS.
Technically Speaking: Why Should You Use Virtual Grower? - (Trade Journal)
Runkle, E., Frantz, J. 2009. Technically Speaking: Why Should You Use Virtual Grower?. Greenhouse Product News. 9(10):50.
Evaluation of Four Amendments as Sources of Available Silicon to Accumulator Plants Grown in Soilless Media - (Abstract Only)
Locke, J.C., Frantz, J., Krause, C.R. 2009. Evaluation of Four Amendments as Sources of Available Silicon to Accumulator Plants Grown in Soilless Media. Phytopathology. 99:(S)76.
Predicting Calcite (CaCO3) Requirements of Sphagnum Peat Moss from pH Titration Curves - (Abstract Only)
Jeong, K., Hesterberg, D., Nelson, P., Frantz, J. 2009. Predicting Calcite (CaCO3) Requirements of Sphagnum Peat Moss from pH Titration Curves. HortScience. 44:1020.
Energy-Efficient Scheduling of Bedding Plants     Reprint Icon - (Trade Journal)
Runkle, E., Frantz, J., Blanchard, M. 2009. Energy-Efficient Scheduling of Bedding Plants. Greenhouse Grower Magazine. 27:40-44
Effects of Controlled Release Fertilizer on the Post-Production Performance of Impatiens Wallerana - (Abstract Only)
Anguti, A., Pasian, C., Frantz, J., Jones, M. 2009. Effects of Controlled Release Fertilizer on the Post-Production Performance of Impatiens Wallerana. HortScience.44:1019.
Evaluation of the use of Supplemental Silicon in Floricultural Crop Production to Reduce Disease Stress and Micronutrient (Cu) Toxicity and to Enhance Crop Quality - (Proceedings)
Locke, J.C., Frantz, J., Omer, M.A., Sturtz, D.S., Li, J., Leisner, S. 2009. Evaluation of the use of Supplemental Silicon in Floricultural Crop Production to Reduce Disease Stress and Micronutrient (Cu) Toxicity and to Enhance Crop Quality. GreenSys 2009, June 14-19, 2009; Quebec City, Canada. p.96, p.144.
Interaction of Calibrachoa and Selected Root and Foliar Pathogens in Greenhouse Setting - (Proceedings)
Omer, M.A., Locke, J.C., Frantz, J., Horst, L., Krause, C.R. 2009. Interaction of Calibrachoa and Selected Root and Foliar Pathogens in Greenhouse Setting. International Symposium on High Technology for Greenhouse Systems, June 14-19, 2009, Quebec City, Quebec Canada. p.145.
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