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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION SYSTEMS FOR TROPICAL TREE CROPS

Location: Sustainable Perennial Crops Laboratory

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

Iron sources effects on growth, physiological parameters and nutrition of cacao - (Peer reviewed journal)
Baligar, V.C., Sicher Jr, R.C., Elson, M.K., He, Z., Fageria, N.K., De Souza, J.J., Almeida, A.F., Ahnert, D. 2015. Iron sources effects on growth, physiological parameters and nutrition of cacao. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 38:1787-1802.

Molecular, physiological and biochemical responses of Theobroma cacao L. genotypes to drought - (Peer reviewed journal)
Santosdos, I.C., Anhert, D., Conceicaoda, A.S., Pirovani, C.P., Pires, J.L., Valle, R.R., Baligar, V.C., Almeidade, F.A. 2014. Molecular, physiological and biochemical responses of Theobroma cacao L. genotypes to drought. PLoS One. 9(12):e115746. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0115746.

Evaluation of tropical legume cover crops for copper use efficiency Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Fageria, N.K., Baligar, V.C. 2014. Evaluation of tropical legume cover crops for copper use efficiency. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 5:1236-1247.

Evaluation of soil quality in areas of cocoa cabruca, forest and multicropping in southern Bahia, Brazil Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Fernandes, C.A., Araujo, Q.R., Sodre, G.A., Souza, L.S., Gross, E., Oliveira, S., Baligar, V.C. 2014. Evaluation of soil quality in areas of cocoa cabruca, forest and multicropping in southern Bahia, Brazil. Agrotropica: Revista de Agricultura dos Tropicos Umidos. 25(3):137-148.

Macronutrients use efficiency and changes in chemical properties of an oxisol as influenced by phosphorus fertilization and tropical cover crops Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Fageria, N.K., Baligar, V.C., Knupp, A.M. 2014. Macronutrients use efficiency and changes in chemical properties of an oxisol as influenced by phosphorus fertilization and tropical cover crops. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 45:1227-1246.

Nitrogen uptake and use efficiency in rice - (Book / chapter)
Fageria, N.K., Baligar, V.C., Heihemann, A.B., Carvalho, M.C. 2014. Nitrogen uptake and use efficiency in rice. In: Rakshit, A., Singh, H.B., Nutrient Use Efficiency: From Basics to Advances, New Delhi, India, Springer Publications, p. 285-296.

Nutrient use efficiency in plants: an overview - (Book / chapter)
Baligar, V.C., Fageria, N.K. 2014. Nutrient use efficiency in plants: An overview. In: Rakshit, A., Singh, H.B., Sen, A., editors. Nutrient Use Efficiency: from Basics to Advances. New Delhi, India, Springer Publications. p. 1-14.

Altered physiology, cell structure and gene expression of Theobroma cacao seedlings submitted to Cu toxicity Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Souzaa, V.L., De Almeidaa, P.S., De Souzaa, J.S., Mangabeira, P.A., De Jesus, R.M., Pirovani, C.P., Ahnesrt, D., Baligar, V.C., Loguercio, L.L. 2013. Altered physiology, cell structure and gene expression of Theobroma cacao seedlings submitted to Cu toxicity. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI:10.1007/s11356-013-1983-4.

Physiological traits and metabolites of cacao seedlings influenced by potassium in growth medium Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Li, Y., Elson, M.K., Zhang, D., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Hang, L., Meinhardt, L.W., Baligar, V.C. 2013. Physiological traits and metabolites of cacao seedlings influenced by potassium in growth medium. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 4:1074-1080.

Soil classification and carbon storage in cacao agroforestry farming systems of Bahia, Brazil Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Araujo, Q.R., Loureiro, G.A., Santana, S.O., Baligar, V.C. 2013. Soil classification and carbon storage in cacao agroforestry farming systems of Bahia, Brazil. Journal of Sustainable Forestry. 32:625-647.

Growth, yield and yield components of dry bean as influenced by phosphorus in a tropical acid soil Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Fageria, N.K., Baligar, V.C. 2016. Growth, yield and yield components of dry bean as influenced by phosphorus in a tropical acid soil. Journal of Plant Nutrition. doi: 10.1080/01904167.2016.1143489.

Physiological and biochemical responses of Theobroma cacao L. genotypes submitted to flooding Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bertolde, F.Z., Almeida, A.F., Pirovani, C.P., Ahnert, D., Baligar, V.C., Valle, R.R. 2012. Physiological and biochemical responses of Theobroma cacao L. genotypes submitted to flooding. Photosynthetica. 50(3):447-457.

Mechanisms of nickel uptake, and hyperaccumulation by plants and implications to soil remediation - (Book / chapter)
He, S., He, Z., Yang, X., Baligar, V.C. 2013. Mechanisms of nickel uptake, and hyperaccumulation by plants and implications to soil remediation. Advances in Agronomy. 117:117-189.

Soil phosphorous influence on growth and nutrition of tropical legume cover crops in acidic soil Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Fageria, N.K., Baligar, V.C., Moreira, A., Moraes, L.A. 2013. Soil phosphorous influence on growth and nutrition of tropical legume cover crops in acidic soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 44:3340-3364.

Photosynthetic photon flux density, carbon dioxide concentration and temperature influence photosynthesis in crotalaria species - (Peer reviewed journal)
Baligar, V.C., Bunce, J.A., Elson, M.K., Fageria, N.K. 2012. Photosynthetic photon flux density, carbon dioxide concentration and temperature influence photosynthesis in crotalaria species. The Open Plant Science Journal. 6:1-7.

Nutrients and nonessential elements in soil after 11 years of wastewater irrigation Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Faria, P.B., He, Z.L., Stoffella, P.J., Melfi, A.J., Baligar, V.C. 2012. Nutrients and nonessential elements in soil after 11 years of wastewater irrigation. Environmental Quality. 41:920-927.

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