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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPMENT OF INTEGRATED SYSTEMS FOR SUBTROPICAL/TROPICAL FRUIT CROP PRODUCTION

Location: Tropical Crops and Germplasm Research

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

An analysis of arthropod interceptions by APHIS-PPQ and Customs and Border Patrol in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Mizell, R., Vanbloem, S., Whitmore, S., Wiscovitch, L., Zaleski, K., Goenaga, R.J. 2014. An analysis of arthropod interceptions by APHIS-PPQ and Customs and Border Patrol in Puerto Rico. American Entomologist. 60:44-55.
Micro irrigation of tropical fruit crops - (Book / Chapter)
(13-Sep-13)
Mission of PROCINORTE’s Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Taskforce - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Salazar-García, S., Osuna-Garcia, J., Charlebois, D., Herrera-Gonzalez, J., Lu, R. 2013. Mission of PROCINORTE’s Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Taskforce. Proceedings Annual Meeting of the Interamerican Society of Tropical Horticulture. Page 108.
Yield performance of cacao propagated by somatic embryogenesis and grafting - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Guiltinan, M., Maximova, S. 2013. Yield performance of cacao propagated by somatic embryogenesis and grafting. Proceedings 59th Annual Meeting of the Interamerican Society of Tropical Horticulture. Page 98.
Coccinellid predators do not track populations of the Asian citrus phyllid (Diaphorina citri) in citrus in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
(04-Jun-13)
First report of Lasiodiplodia theobromae causing inflorescence blight and fruit rot of longan (Dimocarpus longan L.) in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serrato-Diaz, L.M., Rivera-Vargas, L.I., Goenaga, R.J., French-Monar, R.D. 2014. First report of Lasiodiplodia theobromae causing inflorescence blight and fruit rot of longan (Dimocarpus longan L.) in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease. 98(2):279.
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.
First report of Calonectria hongkongensis causing fruit rot of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serrato-Diaz, L.M., Latoni-Brailowsky, E., Rivera-Vargas, L., Goenaga, R.J., Crous, P., French-Monar, R. 2013. First report of Calonectria hongkongensis causing fruit rot of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.). Plant Disease. 97(8):1117.
Attraction of pollinators to atemoya (Magnoliales: Annonaceae) in Puerto Rico: A synergetic approach using multiple nitidulid lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Cline, A., Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J. 2013. Attraction of pollinators to atemoya (Magnoliales: Annonaceae) in Puerto Rico: A synergetic approach using multiple nitidulid lures. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:305-310.
Dry matter production and nutrient content of longan grown on an acid Ultisol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goenaga, R.J. 2013. Dry matter production and nutrient content of longan grown on an acid Ultisol. Experimental Agriculture. 49:225-233.
Aphids capable of fine resolution landing - (Abstract Only)
(08-Jun-12)
Attracting pollinators in atemoya: commercial lures act synergistically when combined - (Abstract Only)
(08-Jun-12)
First report of Gliocephalotrichum bulbilium and G. simplex causing fruit rot of rambutan in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serrato-Diaz, L.M., Latoni-Brailowsky, E.I., Rivera-Vargas, L.I., Goenaga, R.J., French-Monar, R.D. 2012. First report of Gliocephalotrichum bulbilium and G. simplex causing fruit rot of rambutan in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease. 96(8):1225.
Site specific fertilization affects yield, fruit size, quality, and shelf-life of ‘Kent' mango - (Abstract Only)
-Garcia, J.A., Salazar-Garcia, S., Goenaga, R.J. 2012. Site specific fertilization affects yield, fruit size, quality, and shelf-life of ‘Kent' mango. HortScience 47(9):S406.
Reflectance spectroscopy to determine dry matter content in ‘Hass' avocado fruit - (Abstract Only)
Charlebois, D., Osuna, J.A., Vigneault, C., Goenaga, R.J., Salazar-Garcia, S. 2012. Reflectance spectroscopy to determine dry matter content in ‘Hass' avocado fruit. HortScience 47(9):S406.
Register of New Fruit and Nut Cultivars List 46. Rambutan. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goenaga, R. 2012. Register of New Fruit and Nut Cultivars List 46. Rambutan. HortScience. 47:555.
Fruit quality traits and yield of six lychee cultivars grown at two locations in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A., Marrero Soto, A.R. 2012. Fruit quality traits and yield of six lychee cultivars grown at two locations in Puerto Rico. HortScience 47(9):S303.
Use of scanning electron microscopy in the speciation of Gliocephalotrichum spp. in rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.) - (Abstract Only)
Latoni-Brailowsky, E., Serrato-Diaz, L., Rivera-Vargas, L., Goenaga, R.J. 2012. Use of scanning electron microscopy in the speciation of Gliocephalotrichum spp. in rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.). Phytopathology. 102:S6.3.
The persistence of Gliocephalotrichum bulbilium and G. simplex causing fruit rot of rambutan in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Serrato-Diaz, L., Rivera-Vargas, L., Latoni-Brailowsky, E., Goenaga, R.J. 2012. The persistence of Gliocephalotrichum bulbilium and G. simplex causing fruit rot of rambutan in Puerto Rico. Phytopathology. 102:S6.6.
Irreversible commitment to flowering in two mango cultivars - (Abstract Only)
Salazar-Garcia, S., Gonzalez-Valdivia, J., Alvarez-Lopez, S., Cossio-Vargas, L.E., Ibarra-Estrada, M.E., Goenaga, R.J. 2012. Irreversible commitment to flowering in two mango cultivars. HortScience 47(9):S286.
Yield and Fruit Quality Traits of Mamey Sapote Cultivars Grown at two Locations in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A. 2012. Yield and Fruit Quality Traits of Mamey Sapote Cultivars Grown at two Locations in Puerto Rico. HortTechnology. 22:263-267.
Antennal responses of West Indian and Caribbean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) to ammonium bicarbonate and putrescine lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Montgomery, W.S., Heath, R.R., Jenkins, D.M., Goenaga, R.J. 2012. Antennal responses of West Indian and Caribbean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) to ammonium bicarbonate and putrescine lures. Florida Entomologist. 95(1):28-34.
Persistence of Gliocephalotrichum spp. causing fruit rot of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.) in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
(20-Oct-11)
Crop improvement in the era of climate change: an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach for common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcclean, P.E., Burridge, J., Beebe, S., Rao, I.M., Porch Clay, T.G. 2011. Crop improvement in the era of climate change: an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach for common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Functional Plant Biology. 38:927-933.
Managing papaya ringspot virus: Impact of grass barriers on alate aphid immigration into papaya orchards - (Abstract Only)
(01-Jul-11)
First report of Lasmenia sp. causing rachis necrosis, flower abortion, fruit rot and leaf spots on rambutan in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serrato-Diaz, L.M., Rivera-Vargas, L.I., Goenaga, R.J., Verkley, G.M., French-Monar, R.D. 2011. First report of Lasmenia sp. causing rachis necrosis, flower abortion, fruit rot and leaf spots on rambutan in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease. 95(10):1313.
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.
Yield and fruit quality traits of mamey sapote grown at two locations in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A., Marrero Soto, A.R. 2011. Yield and fruit quality traits of mamey sapote grown at two locations in Puerto Rico [abstract]. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. 46(9):S361.
Pathogenic and non-pathogenic fungi associated with longan (Dimocarpus longan L.) in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Serrato-Diaz, L.M., Rivera-Vargas, L.I., Goenaga, R.J. and French-Monar, R.D. 2011. Pathogenic and non-pathogenic fungi associated with longan (Dimocarpus longan L.), in Puerto Rico. Phytopathology. 101:S163.
Interactions of a Rhabditis sp. on the virulence of Heterorhabditis and Steinernema in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia, J., Jenkins, D.A., Chavarria, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Goenaga, R.J. 2011. Interactions of a Rhabditis sp. on the virulence of Heterorhabditis and Steinernema in Puerto Rico. Florida Entomologist. 94(3):704-705.
Food-based lure performance in three locations in Puerto Rico: attractiveness to Anastrepha suspensa and A. obliqua (Diptera;Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R., Goenaga, R.J. 2011. Food-based lure performance in three locations in Puerto Rico: attractiveness to Anastrepha suspensa and A. obliqua (Diptera;Tephritidae). Florida Entomologist. 94(2):186-194.
Yield and fruit quality traits of rambutan cultivars grafted onto a common rootstock and grown at two locations in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A. 2011. Yield and fruit quality traits of rambutan cultivars grafted onto a common rootstock and grown at two locations in Puerto Rico. HortTechnology. 21:136-140.
Field screening of cowpea cultivars for alkaline soil tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goenaga, R.J., Gillaspie Jr, A.G., Quiles-Belen, A. 2010. Field screening of cowpea cultivars for alkaline soil tolerance. HortScience. 45(11):1639-1642.
Effect of Harvest date and ripening degree on quality and shelf life of 'Hass' avocado in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Osuna-Garcia, J.A., Doyon, G., Salazar-Garcia, S., Goenaga, R.J., Gonzalez-Duran, I.J. 2010. Effect of Harvest date and ripening degree on quality and shelf life of 'Hass' avocado in Mexico. Fruits. 65:367-375.
First report of sooty mold of longan (Dimocarpus longan L.) caused by Tripospermum porosporiferum Matsushima and T. variabile Matsushima in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serrato, L.M., Rivera Vargas, L.I., Goenaga, R.J. 2010. First report of sooty mold of longan (Dimocarpus longan L.) caused by Tripospermum porosporiferum Matsushima and T. variabile Matsushima in Puerto Rico. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico. 94(3-4):285-287.
Food-based lure performance in three locations in Puerto Rico: attractiveness to Anastrepha suspensa and A. obliqua - (Abstract Only)
Jenkins, D.A., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R., Goenaga, R.J. 2010. Food-based lure performance in three locations in Puerto Rico: attractiveness to Anastrepha suspensa and A. obliqua. [absract] Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting, http://flaentsoc.org/2010annmeetabstracts.pdf. page 8.
Effects of invertebrate iridescent virus 6 in Phyllophaga vandinei and its potential as a biocontrol delivery system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Hunter, W.B., Goenaga, R.J. 2011. Effects of Invertebrate Iridescent Virus 6 in Phyllophaga and its potential as a biocontrol delivery system. Journal of Insect Science. Available: http://www.insectscience.org/II.44.
Register of New Fruit and Nut Cultivars List 45. Banana, cacao, Spanish lime, plantain     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goenaga, R.J. 2010. Register of New Fruit and Nut Cultivars List 45. Banana, cacao, Spanish lime, plantain. HortScience. 45:720, 723, 728, 743.
Dry Matter Production and Leaf Elemental Concentrations of Rambutan Grown on an Acid Ultisol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goenaga, R.J. 2011. Dry Matter Production and Leaf Elemental Concentrations of Rambutan Grown on an Acid Ultisol. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 34:753-761.
Commercial potential of rambutan cultivars grown at two locations in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A., Marrero Soto, A.R. 2010. Commercial potential of rambutan cultivars grown at two locations in Puerto Rico. HortScience.45(8):S262.
Mission of PROCINORTE'S Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Task Force - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Salazar-Garcia, S., Osuna-Garcia, J.A., Vigneault, C., Doyon, G., Gonzalez-Duran, J.L. 2010. Mission of PROCINORTE'S Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Task Force. HortScience. 45(8):S198.
The Tropical Fruit Research Program of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A., Irish, B.M. 2010. The Tropical Fruit Research Program of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station. HortScience. 45(8)S263.
Spatial Distribution of Phyllophaga Vandinei (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)emergence Within and Around a Mamey Sapote Orchard - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Goenaga, R.J. Spatial distribution of Phyllophaga vandinei (Coleoptera: scarabaeidae) emergence within and around a mamey sapote orchard. Florida Entomologist. 93(2):323-324.
Evaluation of Promalin to promote growth of young mangosteen seedlings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goenaga, R.J. 2010. Evaluation of Promalin to promote growth of young mangosteen seedlings. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico. Vol 94(1-2):105-109.
Manipulation of fruit ripening in "Hass" avocado using 1-Methylcyclopropene(1-MCP) - (Abstract Only)
(23-Sep-09)
Barriers in a tropical orchard landscape: how the presence or absence of hedges influences insect dispersal in mixed orchards of Carica papaya and Manilkara zapota. - (Abstract Only)
(30-Jul-09)
Temporal and spatial variation in infestation of fruit by Anastrepha spp. in Puerto Rico: Support for a fruit fly-free zone - (Abstract Only)
(30-May-09)
Fungal diversity associated with rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.) in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Serrato, L.M., Rivera, L.I., Goenaga, R.J. 2009. Fungal diversity associated with rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.) in Puerto Rico. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 100: S176.
Evaluating Hass Avocado Maturity Using Hyperspectral Imaging - (Proceedings)
Girod, D., Landry, J.A., Doyon, G., Osuna-Garcia, J.A., Salazar-Garcia, S., Goenaga-Portela, R.J. 2008. Evaluating Hass Avocado Maturity Using Hyperspectral Imaging. Caribbean Food Crops Society Proceedings. 44(2):144-154.
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