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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Tomas Ayala-Silva
Subtropical Horticulture Research
Horticulture

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
Evaluation of Promising Tropical/Subtropical Fruit and Ornamental Plant Germplasm for South Florida
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 427097
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.)
Lagerstroemia speciosa ‘Big Pink’, an improved pink flowered queen’s crape myrtle -
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2015. Lagerstroemia speciosa ‘Big Pink’, an improved pink flowered queen’s crape myrtle. HortScience.50(10):1593-1594.
Physico-chemical evaluation of Dovyalis spp -
Ayala Silva, T., Salas, A., Gubbuk, H., Reed, S.T., Winterstein, M.C., Ledesma, N. 2015. Physico-chemical evaluation of Dovyalis spp. Florida State Horticulture Society and Citrus Industry.Proceedings 2014.
Mangos of Puerto Rico, country contribution: Puerto Rico -
Promoting utilization of Saccharum spp. genetic resources though genetic diversity analysis and core collection construction -
Nayak, S.N., Song, J., Villa, A., Pathak, B., Ayala Silva, T., Yang, X., Todd, J.R., Glynn, N.C., Kuhn, D.N., Glaz, B.S., Gilbert, R., Comstock, J.C., Wang, J. 2014. Promoting utilization of Saccharum spp. genetic resources though genetic diversity analysis and core collection construction. PLoS One. 9(10):e110856. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110856.
Mangos of Florida, country contribution: Florida -
Chapter 8. Avocado history, biodiversity and production -
The World Sugarcane and Related Grasses Collection at USDA/ARS Genebank Repository in Miami, Florida, USA -
Ayala Silva, T. 2014. The World Sugarcane and Related Grasses Collection at USDA/ARS Genebank Repository in Miami, Florida, USA. Pakistan Journal of Botany.November 2014.
Characterization and evaluation of five jaboticaba accessions at the subtropical horticulture research station in Miami, Florida -
Morphological and physio-chemical characterization of five Canistel accessions at the subtropical horticulture research station in Miami Florida -
Morphological and chemical characterization of the kei apple (Dovyalis spp) -
Phenotypic Characterization of the Miami World Collection of Sugarcane and Related Grasses for Selecting a Representative Core -
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.
Effects of arsenic on nutrient accumulation and distribution in selected ornamental plants -
Nutrient uptake of ornamental plants exposed to arsenic in hydroponic solution -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Agronomic performance of five banana cultivars under protected cultivation -
Two new promising cultivars of mango for Florida -
American Lauraceae: Relative attraction and susceptibility to attack by redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) -
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). Annual Meeting of Plant Biologists of South Florida, Miami, FL 13 April 2013.
Yield performance of cowpea plant introductions grown in calcareous soils -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
The South Florida Avocado Breeding Program at USDA-Agricultural Research Service Subtropical Horticulture Research Station (USDA-ARS SHRS) -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.) -
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 -
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' -
Meerow, A.W., Ayala Silva, T., Irish, B.M. 2011. Field Notes: Tunera diffusa 'Luisa'. American Nurseryman. P.38.
'Luisa' Turnera Holds Great Potential -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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. -
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. -
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. -
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 -
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. -
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. -
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. -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.) -
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.) -
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 -
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 -
Meerow, A.W., Ayala-Silva, T. 2005. Polygala myrtifolia 'Chapman Field', an outstanding new subtropical flowering shrub. Ornamental Outlook.
TILLAGE EFFECTS ON COTTON AND FLAX -
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.
EFFECT OF TILLAGE ON DOUBLE-CROPPPED FLAX/COTTON PRODUCTION AND FIBER PROPERTIES -
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.
POLYGALA MYRTIFOLIA 'CHAPMAN FIELD', AN EVER-BLOOMING SUBTROPICAL FLOWERING SHRUB -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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. -
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.) -
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 -
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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