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NE1017: Developing and Integrating Components for Commercial Greenhouse Production System

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Dissertations, Theses (Published)

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Lefsrud, M.G. 2006. Environmental manipulation to increase the nutritional content in leafy vegetables. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Tennessee Libraries. 328 pp. Note: A.J. Both served as an outside member on the dissertation advisory committee.

Reiss, E. 2006. Modeling greenhouse floor heating using computational fluid dynamics. M.S. thesis. Rutgers University Libraries. 120 pp. Note: A.J. Both served as major advisor; D. Mears and G. Wulster served as thesis advisory committee members.

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Montgomery, J. 2005. Evaluation of solid artificial media for lettuce seedling growth and anchorage. M.S. Thesis, Cornell University Libraries, Ithaca, NY. 77 pp.

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LaFrance, T. 2005. Determining pressure coefficients for natural ventilation purposes by computational fluid dynamics modeling. M.S. Thesis. The Ohio State University, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

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Thuring, C.E. (Advisor: Robert Berghage) 2005. Green Roof Plant Responses to Different Media Depths When Exposed to Drought. M.S. Thesis. The Pennsylvania State University.

Rezaei, F. (Advisor: A.R. Jarrett) 2005. Evapotranspiration Rates from Extensive Green Roof Plant Species. M.S. Thesis. The Pennsylvania State University.

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Lovelady, April. 2005. Development of a control algorithm for a dynamic gas mixing system, M.S. Thesis, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station.

Books (Published)

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Starman, T.W. 2005. Vegetative Annuals: Guide to Crops and Container Gardens. Meister Media Worldwide, Willoughby, Ohio.

Refereed Journal Articles (Published)

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Gent, M.P.N., Z.D. Parrish, and J.C. White. 2005. Exudation of citric acid and nutrient uptake among subspecies of Cucurbita. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 130:782-788.

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Kim, H.-H., R.M. Wheeler, J.C. Sager, and J.H. Norikane. 2005. Photosynthesis of lettuce exposed to different light qualities. Environment Control in Biology 43(2):113-119.

Norikane, J.H., J.C. Sager, R.M. Wheeler, G.W. Stutte, and H.-H. Kim. 2005. Characterization of Nutrient Solution Changes during Flow through Media. Paper No. 05ICES-2774. 35nd International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES). Rome, Italy. 11-14 July 2005.

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Lopez, R.G. and E.S. Runkle. 2005. Environmental physiology of growth and flowering of orchids. HortScience 40:1969-1973.

Pramuk, L.A. and E.S. Runkle. 2005. Modeling growth and development of Celosia and Impatiens in response to temperature and photosynthetic daily light integral. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 130:813-818.

Pramuk, L.A. and E.S. Runkle. 2005. Photosynthetic daily light integral during the seedling stage influences subsequent growth and flowering of Celosia, Impatiens, Salvia, Tagetes, and Viola. HortScience 40:1336-1339.

Lopez, R.G., E.S. Runkle, and R.D. Heins. 2005. Flowering of the orchid Miltoniopsis Augres Trinity is influenced by photoperiod and temperature. Acta Hort. 683:175-180.

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Lefsrud, M., D. Kopsell, R. Augé, and A.J. Both. 2006. Biomass production and pigment accumulation in kale grown under increasing photoperiods. HortScience 41(3):603-606.

Fleisher, D.H., L.S. Logendra, C. Moraru, A.J. Both, J. Cavazzoni, T. Gianfagna, T.C. Lee, and H. Janes. 2006. Effect of temperature perturbations on tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) quality and production scheduling. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 81(1):125-131.

Mears, D.R. 2006. Energy use in production of food, feed and fiber. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS). UNESCO web publication: http://www.eolss.net

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Ferentinos, K.P. and L.D. Albright. 2005. Optimal design of plant lighting systems by genetic algorithms. Artificial Intelligence 18:473-484.

Dayan, E., E. Presnov and L.D. Albright. 2005. Methods to estimate and calculate lettuce growth. Acta Horticulturae 674:305-312.

Linker, R., J. Mathieu and L.D. Albright. 2005. A user-friendly, Internet-based, version of the NICOLET simulation model for lettuce. Acta Horticulturae 675:337-342.

Seginer, I., L.D. Albright and I. Ioslovich. 2005. Improved strategies for a constant daily light integral in greenhouses. Biosystems Engineering 93(1):69-80.

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Buenrostro-Nava, M.T., P.P. Ling, and J.J. Finer. 2005. Development of an automated image acquisition system for monitoring gene expression and tissue growth. Transactions of the ASAE 48 (2): 841-847.

Hale, B.K., D.A. Herms, R.C. Hansen, T.P. Clausen and D. Arnold. 2005. Effects of drought stress and nutrient availability on dry matter allocation, phenolic glycosides, and rapid induced resistance of poplar to two lymantriid defoliators. Journal of Chemical Ecology 31(11): 2601-2620.

Kacira, M., S. Sase, L. Okushima, and P.P. Ling. 2005. Plant response-based sensing for control strategies in sustainable greenhouse production. J. Agric. Meteorol. 61(1):15-22.

Prenger, J.J., P.P. Ling, R.C. Hansen and H.M. Keener. 2005. Plant response-based irrigation control system in a greenhouse: system evaluation. Transactions of the ASAE 48(3): 1175-1183.

Ramalingam, N., P.P. Ling, and R. Derksen. 2005. Background reflectance compensation and its effect on multispectral leaf surface moisture assessment. Transactions of the ASAE 48(1): 375-383.

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DeNardo, J.C., A.R.Jarrett, H.B. Manbeck, J.Beattie and R.D.Berghage. 2005. Stormwater mitigation and surface temperature reduction by green roofs. Transactions of ASAE 48(4):1491-1496

Holcomb, E.J., Charles Heuser, Paul Heinemann and Fred Miller. 2005. Nutrient changes in spent mushroom substrate during composting. Mushroom News 53(10):6-11.

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Carpio-Amaya, L., F. T. Davies, Jr. and M. A. Arnold. 2005. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, Organic and Inorganic Controlled-Release Fertilizers  Effect on Growth and Leachate of Container-Grown Bush Morning Glory [Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa] Under High Production Temperatures. Journal of American Society for Horticultural Sciences 130(1):131-139.

Davies, F.T. Jr., C. He, A. Chau, K. M. Heinz and J. D. Spiers. 2005. Fertilizer Application Affects Susceptibility of Chrysanthemum to Western Flower Thrips Abundance and Influence on Plant Growth, Photosynthesis and Stomatal Conductance. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 80:403-412.

Symposium Proceedings Articles (Published)

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Gent, M.P.N. 2005. Greenhouse Tomato: Nutrition and Watering through the Year. Proceedings New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference, Manchester NH, p 208-211.

Gent, M.P.N. 2005. Nutrient Composition of Salad Greens as a Function of Season and Fertilization. Proceedings New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference, Manchester NH, p 288-292.

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Blanchard, M.G. and E.S. Runkle. 2005. Temperature effects on flower induction of two Phalaenopsis orchid hybrids. Proceedings of the 18th World Orchid Conference, Dijon, France. March 11-20. pp. 120-123.

Lopez, R.G. and E.S. Runkle. 2005. Temperature and photoperiodic effects on growth and flowering of Zygopetalum Redvale Fire Kiss orchids. Proceedings of the 18th World Orchid Conference, Dijon, France. March 11-20. p. 319.

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Both, A.J., E. Reiss, D.R. Mears, and W. Fang. 2005. Designing environmental control for greenhouses: Orchid production as example. Acta Horticulturae 691(2):807-813.

Reiss, E., A.J. Both, S. Garrison, W. Kline, and J. Sudal. 2004. Season extension for tomato production using high tunnels. Acta Horticulturae 659:153-160.

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Donnell, M.A. 2005. Staying Competitive in a Global Market. Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Protected Cultivation in Mild Winter Climates: Production, Pest Management and Global Competition, Acta Hort 659: 41-45.

Finer J.J., Beck S, Buenrostro MT, Chi Y, and Ling P. 2006. Monitoring gene expression in plant tissues Using green fluorescent protein with automated image collection and analysis. In: Plant tissue culture engineering. Eds. S. Dutta Gupta and Y. Ibaraki, Springer, The Netherlands. pp. 31-46.

Short, T.A., C.M. Draper and M.A. Donnell 2005. Web-Based Decision Support System for Hydroponic Vegetable Production. Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Greenhouse Systems, Acta Horticulturae 691: 867-869.

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Berghage, R.D., D.J. Beattie, A.R. Jarrett, F. Rezaei, and A. Nagase, 2005, Quantifying evaporation and transpirational water losses from green roofs and green roof media capacity for neutralizing acid rain. In Proc. International Green Roof Congress, Basel, Switzerland, Sponsored by the International Green Roof Association.

Gaffin, S., C. Rosenweig, D. Beattie, R. Berghage, D. Braman and L. Parshall. 2005. Energy Balance Modeling Applied to a Comparison of White and Green Roof Cooling Efficiency. Greening rooftops for Sustainable Communities Conference, Washington DC.

Gaffin, S., C. Rosenweig, L. Parshall , D. Beattie, and R. Berghage. 2006. Quantifying Evaporative Cooling from Green Roofs and Comparison to Other Land Surfaces. Greening rooftops for Sustainable Communities Conference, Boston MA.

Jarrett, A. R., F. Rezaei,, R. D. Berghage, and D. J. Beattie. 2005. Green Roofs as Stormwater BMPs ASAE - NABEC 05-0002.

Jarrett, A. R., Hunt, W. F. and Bean, E. 2005. BioRetention Attenuates Stormwater; A Model Study. In Proceeding of the 2005 Pennsylvania Stormwater Management Symposium, Villanova University, October 12-13, 2005.

Jarrett, A. R., Beattie, D. J., Berghage, R. D. and Rezaei, F. 2005. Annual and Individual-Storm Green Roof Stormwater Response Models. In Proceeding of the 2005 Pennsylvania Stormwater Management Symposium, Villanova University, October 12-13, 2005.

Rezaei, F., Jarrett, A. R., Beattie, D. J. and Berghage, R. D. 2005. Annual and Individual-Storm Green Roof Stormwater Response Models. In Proceeding of the 2005 Pennsylvania Stormwater Management Symposium, Villanova University, October 12-13, 2005.

Nagase, A. and C. Thuring. 2006. Plant responses to Drought on Extesnive Green Roofs: The Effects of Temperature, Substrate Type, and Substrate Depth. . Greening rooftops for Sustainable Communities Conference, Boston MA.

Rezaei, F, A. R. Jarrett, R.D. Berghage, and D. J. Beattie. 2005. Evapotranspiration Rates from Extensive Green Roof Plant Species. ASAE  052150. Tampa, FL, July 17-20, 2005.

Popular Articles (Published)

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Gent, M.P.N. 2006. Benefit of shade for greenhouse tomato production. CT Weekly Agricultural Report 86(18) 1 page.

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Blanchard, M. and E. Runkle. 2005. PGR liner dips on bedding plants. Greenhouse Product News, 15(13): 44-51.

Runkle, E.S. 2005. Growing Trends: 10 ways to lower your spring heating bill and save money. Greenhouse Management and Production, 25(12): 59-60.

Padhye, S., C. Whitman, E. Runkle, and A. Cameron. 2005. Cool Campanula. Greenhouse Product News, 15(10): 72-79.

Blanchard, M., R. Lopez, E. Runkle, and Y.-T. Wang. 2005. The orchid grower, Part IV. Greenhouse Grower, 23(12): 86-92.

Runkle, E. 2005. Business COK to debut. Greenhouse Grower, 23(12): 60-62.

Cameron, A., B. Fausey, S. Padhye, and E. Runkle. 2005. Some perennials like it cold. Greenhouse Grower, 23(12): 38-46.

Lopez, R., E. Runkle, Y.-T. Wang, and M. Blanchard. 2005. The orchid grower, Part III. Greenhouse Grower, 23(10): 96-104.

Blanchard, M., M. Olrich, and E. Runkle. 2005. Fascination on poinsettia. Greenhouse Product News, 15(9): 66-71.

Runkle, E.S. 2005. Growing Trends: How to increase plant height. Greenhouse Management and Production, 25(8): 74-77.

Wang, Y.-T., M. Blanchard, R. Lopez, and E. Runkle. 2005. The orchid grower, Part II. Greenhouse Grower, 23(9): 70-74.

Runkle, E., Y.-T. Wang, M. Blanchard, and R. Lopez. 2005. The orchid grower, Part I. Greenhouse Grower, 23(8): 64-70.

Lopez, R. and E. Runkle. 2005. Managing light during propagation. Greenhouse Product News, 15(6): 48-58.

Runkle, E. 2005. Get educated. Greenhouse Grower, 23(6): 52-54.

Whitman, C., M. Olrich, and E. Runkle. 2005. Sumagic on bedding plants. Greenhouse Product News, 15(4): 66-71.

Runkle, E. 2005. Growing Trends: Whats up with orchids? Greenhouse Management and Production, 25(4): 60-61.

Fisher, P. and E. Runkle. 2005. 10 lighting tips to help your bottom line. Greenhouse Management and Production, 25(4): 36-40.

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Both, A.J. and D.R. Mears. 2006. Build and maintain greenhouses with energy conservation in mind. Greenhouse Management and Production (GMPRO). May issue. pp. 54-56.

Both, A.J. 2006. How to keep your greenhouse cool this summer. Greenhouse Management and Production (GMPRO). April issue. pp. 45-48.

Both, A.J. 2005. Agricultural management practices aim to help resolve legal conflicts. Greenhouse Management and Production (GMPRO). June issue. pp. 43-46.

Both, A.J. 2005. Is your greenhouse strong enough? Greenhouse Management and Production (GMPRO). May issue. pp. 38-41.

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Canas L., D. Dyke, C. Pasian, P. Konjoian, M. Jones, and P. Ling. 2005. Extension Reloaded tours with commercial clientele: taking university and grower cooperation to a whole new level. OFA Bulletin. Number 890. 4 pages. OFA  an Association of Floriculture Professionals. pp. 3-6.

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Holcomb, E. Jay and Robert Berghage. 2006. Greenhouse Energy ConservationA Case Study Approach. Proceeding of the 2006 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention, page 67.

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Davies, F.T. Jr. 2006. Optimizing the water relations of cuttings. American Nurseryman 203(8): 30-33.

Presentations (Papers)

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Gent, M.P.N. Effect of Shade on Quality of Greenhouse Tomato. Int. Soc. Hort. Sci. Symposium, Agadir Morocco, February 2006.

Gent, M.P.N. 2005. Effect of shading on composition of fruit and leaves of greenhouse tomato. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. meeting, Las Vegas NV. HortScience 40(4) 1057.

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Norikane, J.H., R.G. Anderson, R.S. Gates, D.A. Potter, and L. Dunn. 2005. Development of a modified atmosphere treatment for arthropod pest control. Paper No. 054149. Presented at the International ASAE Mtg. Tampa, Florida. Jul. 17-20.

Sager, J. C., A. J. Both, T.W. Tibbitts, and J.H. Norikane. 2005. Quality Assurance for Environment of Plant Growth Facilities. Paper No. 054137. Presented at the International ASAE Mtg. Tampa, Florida. Jul. 17-20.

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Lopez, R.G. and E.S. Runkle. 2005. Evaluating the effectiveness of Prohexadione-Ca as a plant growth retardant on Buddleia, Dianthus, Eupatorium, and Lilium. Presented at the 102nd Annual International Conference of the ASHS, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 17-21. ASHS, 113 South West St, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Padhye, S., E.S. Runkle, and A.C. Cameron. 2005. Coreopsis grandiflora Sunray flowers in response to short days or vernalization. Presented at the 102nd Annual International Conference of the ASHS, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 17-21. ASHS, 113 South West St, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Kim, K.S., A. Cameron, and E. Runkle. 2005. Echinacea purpurea Magnus: Is it an intermediate-day or a short-day/long-day plant? Presented at the 102nd Annual International Conference of the ASHS, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 17-21. ASHS, 113 South West St, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Lopez, R.G. and E.S. Runkle. 2005. Quantifying the thermal tolerance of nonrooted petunia cuttings and their subsequent performance. Presented at the 102nd Annual International Conference of the ASHS, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 17-21. ASHS, 113 South West St, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Blanchard, M.G. and E.S. Runkle. 2005. Temperature regulates flowering of two Odontioda orchid hybrids. Presented at the 102nd Annual International Conference of the ASHS, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 17-21. ASHS, 113 South West St, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Pramuk, L.A. and E.S. Runkle. 2005. Photosynthetic daily light integral during the seeding stage influences subsequent growth and flowering of Celosia, Impatiens, Salvia, Tagetes, and Viola. Presented at the 102nd Annual International Conference of the ASHS, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 17-21. ASHS, 113 South West St, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Kim, K.S., A.C. Cameron, and E. Runkle. 2005. Ceratostigma plumbaginoides is an intermediate-day plant. Presented at the 102nd Annual International Conference of the ASHS, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 17-21. ASHS, 113 South West St, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Padhye, S., E.S. Runkle, and A.C. Cameron. 2005. Quantifying the vernalization response of Dianthus gratianopolitanus Baths Pink. Presented at the 102nd Annual International Conference of the ASHS, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 17-21. ASHS, 113 South West St, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Shimizu, H., Z. Ma, M. Douzono, E. Runkle, and R. Heins. 2005. Blue light effect on stem elongation rate in chrysanthemum. Presented at the ISHS 5th International Symposium on Artificial Lighting in Horticulture, Lillehammer, Norway, June 21-24.

Runkle, E.S. and R.D. Heins. 2005. Manipulating the light environment to control flowering and morphogenesis of herbaceous plants (invited lecture). Presented at the ISHS 5th International Symposium on Artificial Lighting in Horticulture, Lillehammer, Norway, June 21-24.

Cameron, A., E. Runkle, B. Fausey, and R. Heins. 2005. Light responses of herbaceous perennial plants. Presented at the ISHS 5th International Symposium on Artificial Lighting in Horticulture, Lillehammer, Norway, June 21-24.

Padhye, S., E. Runkle, and A. Cameron. 2005. Short days and vernalization are effective for flower induction of the long-day plant Coreopsis grandiflora Sunray. Presented at the ISHS 5th International Symposium on Artificial Lighting in Horticulture, Lillehammer, Norway, June 21-24.

Blanchard, M.G. and E.S. Runkle. 2005. Effects of daily light integral on growth and flowering of potted Phalaenopsis orchids. Presented at the ISHS 5th International Symposium on Artificial Lighting in Horticulture, Lillehammer, Norway, June 21-24.

Lopez, R.G., E.S. Runkle, and A.C. Cameron. 2005. Daily light integral influences rooting and quality of New Guinea impatiens and petunia cuttings. Presented at the ISHS 5th International Symposium on Artificial Lighting in Horticulture, Lillehammer, Norway, June 21-24.

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Reiss, E., A.J. Both, and D.R. Mears. 2005. Comparing greenhouse floor heating designs using CFD. ASAE paper No. 05-4136. ASAE, 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA. 19 pp.

Sager, J.C., J.H. Norikane, A.J. Both, and T.W. Tibbitts. 2005. Quality assurance for environment of plant growth facilities. ASAE paper No. 05-4137. ASAE, 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA. 11 pp.

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Hansen, R.C. and A.C. Clark. 2005. A study of lateral moisture migration in container mediums. Paper No. 05-4057. Presented at the ASAE Annual International Meeting, Tampa Florida. July 17-20.

Hansen, R.C. and J.C. Christman. 2005. Growth rates of container-grown poplar when using a volumetric water content sensor to decide when and how much to irrigate. Paper No. 05-033. Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference, University of Delaware, Lewes, DE. August 7-10.

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He, C., F.T. Davies, Jr., C. He and R.E. Lacey. 2005. Influence of Hypobaria on Gas Exchange and Growth of Lettuce For Advanced Life Support Systems (ALS). Presented at ASHS National Meetings, July 2005 Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lacey, Ronald E., Chuanjiu He, and Fred T. Davies Jr. 2006. Engineering a Low Pressure Plant Growth System  Generation IV. Paper read at Habitation 2006, February 5-8, 2006, at Orlando, Florida.

Lovelady, April, John C. Sager, and Ronald E. Lacey. 2006. Dynamic Low Pressure Gas Mixing. Poster presented at Habitation 2006, February 5-8, 2006, at Orlando, Florida.

Davies, F.T., Jr.. 2005. Emma Lausten Horticultural Symposium, Cook College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Keynote Address: Challenges & Opportunities in the Changing World of Horticulture. April 4, 2005. http://aesop.rutgers.edu/~plantbiopath/news/lausten/2005/2005lausten-davies.pdf

Cartmill, A.D., F.T. Davies, Jr., A. Alarcón, L.A. Valdez-Aguilar. 2005. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Enhance Tolerance of Rose Plants to Bicarbonate in Irrigation Water. HortScience. 40: 1035.

He, C., F.T. Davies, Jr. and R.E. Lacey. 2005 Influence of Hypobaria on Gas Exchange and Growth of Lettuce For Advanced Life Support Systems (ALS). HortScience. 40:1011.

Spiers, J. D.F.T. Davies, C. He, C. Bogran, A. Chau, K.M. Heinz, T.W. Starman. 2005. Impact of selected insecticides on gas exchange, vegetative and floral development, and overall quality of gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii var. Festival Salmon). HortScience. 40:1046.

Davies, F.T. Jr. Invited presentation: Mycorrhizal Fungi Enhance Host Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stress. Plant-Microbe Interactions Symposium. The Program of Biology of Filamentous Fungi, Texas A&M University, College Station. April, 14-15, 2005.

Davies, F.T. Jr. 2005. Invited presentation: The Biology of Growing Plants Under Low-Pressure (Hypobaric) Systems for NASA." CINVESTAV Plant Biology Institute, Irapuato, Mexico, June 14, 2005.

He, C., R.E. Lacey, and F.T. Davies. Plant Growth at Sub-Ambient Atmospheric Pressures with Control of the Partial Pressures of Constituent Gases NASA: Advanced Life Support Technical Interchange Meeting. TAMU. June 23, 2005.

Other Creative Works

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Abstracts Both, A.J., L.S. Logendra, J. Cavazzoni, T. Gianfagna, T.C. Lee, and H.W. Janes. Effects of a two-week temperature perturbation during flowering of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.). Habitation 10(3/4):131.

Both, A.J., E. Reiss, J. Sudal, K. Holmstrom, W. Kline, S. Garrison. 2006. Rutgers high tunnel research update. Proceedings of the Annual NJ Vegetable Growers Association Meeting. January 10-12. Atlantic City. pp. 121-124.

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Ted Short and Mary Donnell. 2005. Economic evaluation and technical support of new hydroponic vegetable growers using HID supplemental lighting via personal visits and interactive web-site tools at http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/hydroponics/, Ohio State University Research & Extension.

Workshop Sponsor

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Ling, P.P. Organizer. Greenhouse Engineering Workshop  energy management. 1/31-2/1/2006.

Ling, P.P. and J.M. Frantz, Co-organizers. NCR-101 committee on controlled environments. 4/8-11/2006.

Short, T.H. Hydroponic Short Course, Waldo, Ohio. April 20-22, 2005. The short course attracted an audience of 30 people from New York, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, California, Ohio, Michigan and Mississippi. Workshop Participant

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Presentations by A.J. Both:

Greenhouse energy conservation. Bedding Plant Grower Day. Randolph, NJ. March 3, 2006.

Designing greenhouse systems for reduced run-off. Emma Lausten Annual Horticulture Symposium. NJ EcoComplex, Columbus, NJ. February 22, 2006.

Greenhouse energy considerations. Greenhouse Energy Efficiency Workshop. University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH. February 15, 2006.

Rutgers high tunnel research update. Tomato Advisory Committee. Rutgers EcoComplex, Bordentown, NJ. January 25, 2006.

Energy conservation from the engineers point of view. South Jersey Greenhouse Conference. RCRE, Clayton, NJ. January 24, 2006

Minimizing your greenhouse fuel heating bill. Vegetable Integrated Crop Management Twilight Meeting. Landisville Produce Cooperative, Landisville, NJ. October 19, 2005. Note: presented by Eugene Reiss, prepared by A.J. Both.

Farm safety for children. Farm Safety Twilight Meeting. Toyland Farm, Jobstown, NJ. September 21, 2005.

Greenhouse operation. Twilight Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Meeting, Secor Farms, Mahwah, NJ. April 27, 2005. Controlled environments: The future of NJ agriculture? Emma Lausten Horticultural Symposium, Cook College, New Brunswick, NJ. April 4, 2005.

Presentations by D.R. Mears:

Greenhouse technology to meet the next energy crisis. OFA Shortcourse, Columbus, Ohio. July 2005.

Rutgers research on energy for greenhouses. Handout for OFA Shortcourse, Columbus, Ohio. July 2005.

Greenhouse energy-past successes and future hopes. 100th Anniversary Seminar, NIRE, Tsukuba, Japan. December 2005.

Get over the difficulty of climate change. Handout for 100th Anniversary Seminar, NIRE, Tsukuba, Japan. December 2005.

Rutgers research on energy for greenhouses. Handout for 100th Anniversary Seminar, NIRE, Tsukuba, Japan. December 2005.

Greenhouse energy conservation. CEA Workshop. University of Arizona. January 2006.

Greenhouse energy alternatives. CEA Workshop. University of Arizona. January 2006.

Lessons learned from 1980 energy crisis. Greenhouse energy management workshop. Wooster, Ohio January 2006.

Studies of solar energy, power plant waste heat and landfill gas as an energy source. Greenhouse energy management workshop. Wooster, Ohio February 2006.

Greenhouse energy conservation and possible alternatives. Grower meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio. February 2006.

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Ling, P.P., G.A. Giacomelli, and M. Tiffany. Crop Diagnostics: Learning to use the latest tools& technology on site. 7/9/2005.

Refereed Journal Articles (Pending)

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Kim, H.-H., R.M. Wheeler, J.C. Sager, G.D. Goins, and J.H. Norikane. 2005. Evaluation of supplemental green light with red and blue light-emitting diodes growing lettuce in a controlled environment - A review of research at Kennedy Space Center. Acta Horticulturae (submitted).

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Goudarzi, S., A.J. Both, J. Cavazzoni, and A. Kusnecov. 2006. Dynamic modeling of crew performance. In Press. Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments.

Mathieu, J., R. Linker, L. Levine, L. Albright, A.J. Both, R. Spanswick, R. Wheeler, E. Wheeler, D. deVilliers, R. Langhans. 2005. Evaluation of the NiCoLet Model for Simulation of Short-Term Hydroponic Lettuce Growth and Nitrate Uptake. Submitted to Biosystems Engineering.

Reiss, E., D.R. Mears, T.O. Manning, G.J. Wulster, and A.J. Both. 2006. Modeling greenhouse floor heating using computational fluid dynamics. Submitted to Transactions of the ASAE.

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Glynn C., D.A. Herms, C. M. Orians, R.C. Hansen and S. Larsson. 2006. Dynamic responses of willows to nutrient availability  a test of the growth-differentiation balance hypothesis. Functional Ecology (Revised; resubmitted).

Hale, B.K., D.A. Herms, R.C. Hansen and T.P. Clausen. 2006. Comparison of the effects of intermittently and constantly applied drought stress on growth and secondary metabolism of poplar. (Target journal to be selected)

Hansen, R.C., J.C. Christman and R.C. Derksen. 2006. Statistical evaluation of instruments designed to measure volumetric water content of soilless container media. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. Accepted for publication with revisions.

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He, C., F. T. Davies Jr. and R. E. Lacey. Hypobaric Conditions Effect Gas Exchange, Ethylene Evolution and Growth Of Lettuce for Advanced Life Support Systems (ALS). 2006. Journal of Habitation. In Press  June 2006.

He, C., F. T. Davies Jr. and R. E. Lacey. 2006. Hypobaria and the Partial Pressure of Oxygen Affect Gas Exchange and Growth of Lettuce Plants. Journal of American Society for Horticultural Sciences. Submitted.

He, Chuanjiu, Fred T. Davies, and Ronald E. Lacey. Hypobaria and the Partial Pressure of Oxygen Affect Gas Exchange and Growth of Lettuce Plants. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences. In Review.

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Dissertations, Theses (Published)

Wu, M. (Advisor: C. Kubota) 2006. Effect of Electrical Conductivity of Nutrient Solution on Plant Physiological Responses and Fruit Quality of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Ph.D. Dissertation University of Arizona.

Books (Published)

None

Book Chapters (Published)

Costa, G.J.C. and Cuello, J.L. 2006. Using a Correct Watt-Based Measurement of Light for Plant Applications. In Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology. J. Texeira (ed.). Global Science Books, UK. 4:23-29.

Cuello, J.L. 2006. Novel Lighting Technologies and Strategies for Plant Production on Earth and Space. In Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology. J. Texeira (ed.). Global Science Books, UK. 4:131-136.

Fleisher, D.H., L.F. Rodriguez, A.J. Both, J. Cavazzoni, and K.C. Ting. 2006. Advanced life support systems in space. CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering. Volume 6: Information Technology. pp. 339-354.

Hoshino, T. and Cuello, J.L. Designing the Lighting Environment for Somatic Embryogenesis. In Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology. J. Texeira (ed.). Global Science Books, UK. 4:294-298.

Mears, D.R. 2006. Energy use in production of food, feed and fiber. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS). UNESCO web publication: http://www.eolss.net.

Refereed Journal Articles (Published)

Burnett, S.E., M.W. van Iersel, and P.A. Thomas. 2006. Medium-incorporated PEG-8000 affects elongation, growth, and whole-canopy carbon dioxide exchange of Tagetes patula. HortScience 41:124-130.

Cuello, JL. and G.J.C. Costa. 2005. Bringing Fallacies to Light Part 2: Further Debunking Radiation-Measurement Misconceptions for Plant Photosynthesis. Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World. 12(9): 13-14.

Cuello, JL. and G.J.C. Costa. 2005. Bringing Fallacies to Light: Debunking Radiation-Measurement Misconceptions for Plant Photosynthesis. Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World. 12(2): 9-10

Fleisher, D.H., L.S. Logendra, C. Moraru, A.J. Both, J. Cavazzoni, T. Gianfagna, T.C. Lee, and H. Janes. 2006. Effect of temperature perturbations on tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) quality and production scheduling. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 81(1):125-131.

Frantz, J.M., N.N. Cometti, M.W. van Iersel, and B. Bugbee. 2007. Rethinking acclimation of growth and maintenance respiration of tomato in elevated CO2: effects of a sudden change in light at different temperatures. Journal of Plant Ecology. In press.

Gent, M.P.N. 2006. Modeling the Effect of Nutrient Solution Composition and Irradiance on Accumulation of Nitrate in Hydroponic Lettuce. Acta Horticulturae 718:469-476.

Gent, M.P.N. 2007. Effect of Degree and Duration of Shade on Quality of Greenhouse Tomato. HortScience 42:514-520.

He, C., F. T. Davies Jr. and R. E. Lacey. (2006). Hypobaric conditions affect gas exchange, ethylene evolution and growth of lettuce for advanced life support systems (ALS). Habitation 11: 49-61.

Javanmardi, J. and C. Kubota. 2006. Variation of lycopene, antioxidant activity, total soluble solids and weight loss of tomato during postharvest storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 41:151-155.

Kim, K-S, G.A. Giacomelli, S. Sase, J-E. Son, S-W. Nam, and F. Nakazawa. 2006. Opimization of growth environment in a plant production facility using a chlorophyll fluorescence method. Japan Ag. Res. Quarterly JARQ 40(2):149-156.

Kubota, C. and M. Kroggel. 2006. Air temperature and illumination during transportation affect quality of mature tomato seedlings. HortScience 41:1640-1644.

Kubota, C., C.A. Thomson, M. Wu, and J. Javanmardi. 2006. Controlled environments for production of value-added food crops with high phytochemical concentrations: High lycopene tomato as an example. HortScience 41:522-525

Lefsrud, M., D. Kopsell, R. Augé, and A.J. Both. 2006. Biomass production and pigment accumulation in kale grown under increasing photoperiods. HortScience 41(3):603-606.

Mathieu, J., R. Linker, L. Levine, L. Albright, A.J. Both, R. Spanswick, R. Wheeler, E. Wheeler, D. deVilliers, R. Langhans. 2006. Evaluation of the NiCoLet model for simulation of short-term hydroponic lettuce growth and nitrate uptake. Biosystems Engineering 95(3):323-337.

Montesano, F., and M.W. van Iersel. 2007. Calcium can prevent toxic effects of Na+ on tomato leaf photosynthesis, but does not restore growth. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 132: In press.

Nam, S.W., G.A. Giacomelli, K.S. Kim, N.C. Sabeh. 2005. Analysis of temperature gradients in greenhouse equipped with fan and pad system by CFD method. J. BioEnv Cntrl. 14(2): 76-82.

Nemali, K.S. and M.W. van Iersel. 2006. An automated system for controlling drought stress and irrigation in potted plants. Scientia Horticulturae 110:292297.

Nemali, K.S., F. Montesano, S.K. Dove, M.W. van Iersel. 2007. Calibration and performance of moisture sensors in soilless substrates: ECH2O and Theta probes. Scientia Horticulturae 112:227-334.

Ono, E. and J.L. Cuello. 2006. Feasibility Assessment of Microalgal Carbon Dioxide Sequestration. Technology with Photobioreactor and Solar Collector. Journal of Biosystems Engineering. 95(4): 597-606.

Ono, E. and J.L. Cuello. 2007. Carbon Dioxide Mitigation Using Thermophilic Cyanobacteria. Journal of Biosystems Engineering. 96(1): 129-134.

Philips, Jonathan, E.J. Holcomb, and K. Kelley. 2007. Determining Interest in Value-added Planters; Consumer Preference and Current Grower and Retailer Perceptions. HortTechnology 17(2): 238-246

Reiss, E., D.R. Mears, T.O. Manning, G.J. Wulster, and A.J. Both. 2007. Numerical modeling of greenhouse floor heating. Transactions of the ASABE 50(1):275-284.

Scoggins, H.L. and M.W. van Iersel. 2006. In situ probes for measurement of EC of soilless substrates: effects of temperature and substrate moisture content. HortScience 41:210-214.

Seginer, I., L.D. Albright and I. Ioslovich. 2006. Improved strategies for a constant daily light integral in greenhouses. Biosystems Engineering 93(1):69-80

Son, J-E. M-M. Oh, Y-J. Lu, K-S. Kim, and GA. Giacomelli. 2006. Nutrient-Flow Wick Culture System for Potted Plant Production: System Characteristics and Plant Growth. Scientia Horticulturae 107: 392-398.

Starman, T.W. and L. Lombardini. 2006. Growth, gas exchange, and chlorophyll fluorescence of four ornamental herbaceous perennials during water deficit conditions. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 131(4):469-475.

van Iersel, M.W. 2006. Respiratory Q10 of marigold (Tagetes patula L.) in response to long-term temperature differences and its relation to growth and maintenance respiration. Physiologia Plantarum 128:289-301.

Wehry, R.H., K.M. Kelley, R.D. Berghage, and J.C. Sellmer. 2007. Capturing Consumer Preferences and Interests in Developing a State Plant Promotional Program. HortScience 42(3):574-580.

Symposium Proceedings Articles (Published)

Berghage, R., D. Beattie, A. Jarrett, and T. OConnor. 2007. Greenroof Runoff Water Quality. Greening Rooftops for Sustainable Communities, Minneapolis April 29-May 1, 2007

Costa, G.J.C. and J.L. Cuello. 2006. A Phytometric Irradiance Measuring Instrument. R. Moe (ed.). Acta Horticulturae 711:405-410.

Costa, G.J.C. and J.L. Cuello. 2006. Application of the Point-by-Point Method for Calculating Irradiance in Greenhouses Based on the Phytometric System. Proceedings of the 10th PanAmerican Congress on Illumination (LuxAmerica). Paper 51, 10 pp.

Costa, G.J.C. and J.L. Cuello. 2006. The Point Irradiance and the Phytomteric System. Acta Horticulturae 711:455-460.

Craven, L., R.J. Richman, and G.A. Giacomelli, 2006. How a non profit trade development center and state university have teamed to overcome training deficit in food crop industry. Proceedings of PLASTICULTURE 2006, 33rd National Agricultural Plastics Congress, American Society for Plasticulture, San Antonio, TX, November 2 - 5, 2006.

Gent, M.P.N. 2006. Factors Affecting Starch Mobilization in Greenhouse Vegetables. Proceedings Canadian Greenhouse Conference, Toronto CA.

Ishii, M., S. Sase, H. Moriyama, C. Kubota, K. Kurata, M. Hayashi, A. Ikeguchi, N. Sabeh. P. Romero, and G.A. Giacomelli. 2006. The effect of evaporative fog cooling in a naturally ventilated greenhouse on air and leaf temperature, relative humidity, and water use in a semiarid climate. Acta Horticulturae 719:491-498.

Kubota, C., M. Hayashi, Y. Fukuda, S. Yokoi, and S. Sase. 2006. Using ventilation-evaporation-temperature-humidity (VETH) chart software for developing a strategy for evaporative cooling of semiarid greenhouses. Acta Horticulturae 719:483-490.

Romero, P., Giacomelli, G.A., Choi, C.Y. and Lopez-Cruz, I. 2006. Ventilation rates for a naturally ventilated greenhouse in central Mexico . Acta Horticulturae 719:65-72.

Sabeh, N.C., G.A. Giacomelli, and C. Kubota. 2006. Water use for pad and fan evaporative cooling of a greenhouse in semi-arid climate. Acta Horticulturae 719:409-416.

Sase, S., M. Ishii, H. Moriyama, C. Kubota, K. Kurata, M. Hayashi, N.C. Sabeh, P. Romero, G.A. Giacomelli. 2006. Effect of natural ventilation rate on relative humidity and water use for fog cooling in a semiarid greenhouse. Acta Horticulturae. 719:385-392.

Shimomachi, T., Larson, D., Jordan, K. and Cuello, J.L. 2006. Energy Balance and Three-Dimesional Radiation Distribution of Water-Cooled HPS Lamps and of a Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Array. Acta Horticulturae 711:393-398.

Tabares Velasco, P. C., J. Srebric and R. Berghage. 2007. Thermal Performance of a Lightweight Tray for the Green Roof Growing Media. Greening Rooftops for Sustainable Communities, Minneapolis April 29-May 1, 2007

Tignor, M.E., G.A. Giacomelli, C. Kubota, E. Fitz, S.B. Wilson, T.A. Irani, E. Rhoades, and M.J. McMahon. 2006. Development of a web-based multi-media resource for environmental control modeling and greenhouse education. Acta Horticulturae 719:303-310.

van Iersel, M.W., S.E. Burnett, and S. Dove. 2006. Increasing irrigation efficiency: Water requirements of petunia and salvia. Proceedings of the Southern Nursery Association Research Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. 51:640-643.

Popular Articles (Published)

Both, A.J. 2006. Airflow options affect crop growth. GMPRO, May issue. pp. 59-64.

Both, A.J. 2006. Keep your greenhouse cool this summer. GMPRO, April issue. pp. 45-48.

Both, A.J. 2007. Maintain temperatures with evaporative cooling. Greenhouse Management and Production (GMPro). April issue. pp. 39-42.

Both, A.J. and D.R. Mears. 2006. Build and maintain greenhouses with energy conservation in mind. GMPRO, May issue. pp. 54-56.

Burnett, S. and L.B. Stack. 2006. Energy tax incentives. Greenhouse Grower April:61-62.

Burnett, S. and M. van Iersel. 2006. Irrigation automation: Current technology. OFA Bulletin (Mar/Apr).

Cotton, Susan E. (2006). Outer space researchers say lettuce grows better in less atmospheric pressure. Texas Engineering Communications 2006 [cited February 19 2007]. Available from http://engineeringnews.tamu.edu/news/1348. This story appeared on the Houston Chronicle on-line version July 11, 2006.

Giacomelli, G.A., L. Patterson, J. Nelkin, P.D. Sadler and S. Kania. 2006. CEA in Antactica: Growing vegetables on the ice. Resource 13:3-5.

Holcomb, E.J. and R. Berghage. 2006. Greenhouse Energy Conservation. Grower Talks 70(10):42-43.

Holcomb, E.J. and R. Berghage. 2007. Greenhouse Energy AuditA Case Study Approach. Proceedings of the 2007 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Page 54.

Holcomb, E.J. C.W. Heuser, and P.H. Heinemann. 2007. Recycled Leachate from Fresh Spent Mushroom Compost for Greenhouse and Nursery. Mushroom News 55(5):4-10.

Mathias, M. 2006. US Initiative puts models closer to growers. Fruit & Veg Tech 6.7 (www.HortiWorld.nl)

Phillips, Kathleen. (2006). Galaxy Gardening More Than Hobby for Future Moon, Mars Residents. Texas A&M University, Agricultural Communications 2006 [cited February 19 2007]. Available from http://agnews.tamu.edu/stories/HORT/Oct0506a.htm. This story appeared on the following web pages: MarsDaily.com, PhysicsOrg.com, ScienceDaily.com, SpaceRef.com, Astrobiology.com, NorthTexas eNews, My Garden Guide, Gardening News, and Texas Gardeners Seeds

Stack, L.B., S. Burnett, and D. Zhang. 2006. Floriculture at the University of Maine. OFA Bulletin (May/June).

van Iersel, M. and S. Burnett. 2006. Irrigation automation: Looking at the future. OFA Bulletin (May/June).

van Iersel, M.W., S.E. Burnett, and L.B. Stack. 2006. Automation aids efficient irrigation. Fruit & Veg. Tech. 6.7:10-12.

Presentations (Papers)

Both, A.J., D.R. Mears, T.O. Manning, E. Reiss, P.P. Ling. 2007. Evaluating energy savings strategies using heat pumps and energy storage for greenhouses. ASABE paper No. 07-4011. ASABE, 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA.

Burnett, S. and D. Zhang. 2006. Using active learning to teach irrigation concepts in greenhouse management. Presented at the 104th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Horticultural Science, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 27-30. ASHS, 113 S. West St., Alexandria, VA 22314.

Burnett, S. and L.B. Stack. 2006. Energy tax incentives. Reprinted at: Greenhouse Energy: Energy Conservation and Alternative Energy Sources for Greenhouses. Runkle, E., M. Blanchard, J. Bartok, and R. Lacey (eds.). 6 Feb 2007. http://www.hrt.msu.edu/Energy/resources.htm.

Costa, G.J.C. and J.L. Cuello. 2006. The Point-by-Point Irradiance Method Applied to Plant Systems Based on the Phytometric System. Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Environmental Systems. SAE: Engineering Society for Advanced Mobility in Land, Sea, Air and Space. ICES2006-01-2215. 6 pp.

Costa, G.J.C. and JL. Cuello. 2006. The Point-by-Point Irradiance Method Applied to Plant Systems Based on the Phytometric System. Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Environmental Systems. ICES2006-01-2215.

Gent, M.P.N. 2007. A Dynamic Model of Water Potential and Movement in Whole Plants Based on Compartment Volumes and Water Contents. Biological Systems Simulation Group Meeting, Beltsville, MD, April 2007

Gent, M.P.N. Effect of Degree and Duration of Shade on Quality of Greenhouse Tomato. (Abstract) NE regional ASHS meeting College Park MD, January 2007.

Gent, M.P.N. Modeling the Effect of Nutrient Solution Composition and Irradiance on Accumulation of Nitrate in Hydroponic Lettuce. I.S.H.S. symposium Hortimodel 2006 Wagenigen Netherlands, November 2006

Giacomelli, G.A., P. Sadler, and L. Patterson, 2006. Telepescence Technologies and Practices for Enabling Remote Semi-Autonomous CEA Food Production. 27th International Horticultural Congress (IHC), Symposium 6. Environmental Control. Invited keynote speaker.

Giacomelli, G.A. 2006. Controlled Environment Cultivation Systems for Moon and Mars. 2nd International Workshop Agrospace Territory and Research, Sperlonga, Italy. Invited speaker.

Giacomelli, G.A., P. Sadler, L. Patterson, J. Nelkin, and B. Salazar. 2006. Operations and experiences with the food growth chamber at the Amundsen-Scott New South Pole Station. Habitation 2006 Conference, Orlando, FL.

He, Chuanjiu, Fred T. Davies, Ronald E. Lacey, and Sheetal Rao. (2006). Effect of Hypobaria, Oxygen, and Carbon Dioxide on Gas Exchange, Ethylene Evolution, and Growth of Lettuce Plants for NASA Advanced Life Support Systems. American Society for Horticultural Science meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Jarrett, A.R., W.F. Hunt, and R.D. Berghage. 2006. Annual and Individual-Storm Green Roof Stormwater Response Models. ASABE, Portland Or. July 9-12, 2006. Paper # 062310.

Kubota, C. 2006. Current technology and status of seedling grafting in North America. Workshop speaker, 27th International Horticultural Congress, Seoul, Korea

Kubota, C. 2006. Use of grafted seedlings for vegetable production in North America. Colloquium speaker, 27th International Horticultural Congress, Seoul, Korea

Kubota, C. and M. Kroggel. 2006. Application of 1-MCP for quality preservation of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) seedlings during long distance transportation. HortScience 41: 976. (American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Meetings, New Orleans, July.

Lacey, Ronald E., Chuanjiu He, and Fred T. Davies Jr. (2006). Engineering a Low Pressure Plant Growth System  Generation IV. Habitation 2006 meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Lovelady, April, John C. Sager, and Ronald E. Lacey. (2006). Dynamic Low Pressure Gas Mixing. Habitation 2006 meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Mears, D.R. 2007. Techniques on energy conservation and environment control in greenhouses. NIRE, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. January 25, 2007 (3 papers each in English and Japanese).

Montesano, F., and M.W. van Iersel. 2006. NaCl stress in hydroponic tomatoes can be alleviated by calcium. 2006 Annual meeting of the American Society for Horticultural Science, New Orleans, LO.

Rao, Sheetal, Scott Finlayson, Chuanjiu He, Ronald Lacey, Raymond Wheeler, and Fred T. Davies. (2006). Effect of Hypobaria on the Expression of Ethylene Biosynthesis Genes in Arabidopsis thaliana. American Society for Horticultural Science meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Roberts, W.J. 2007. History of the agricultural engineering program at Rutgers University with special emphasis on the unique aspects of the program. NABEC paper No. 07-008. ASABE, 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA.

Sabeh, N.C., A. Ikeguchi, S. Sase, L. Okushima, M. Ishii. 2006. Effects of Buoyancy and Wind Direction on Airflow and Temperature Distribution in a Naturally Ventilated, Single-Span Greenhouse using a Wind Tunnel. Presented at American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineering. Portland, OR. July 9-12, 2006.

Shelford, T., D. de Villiers, R. Langhans and L. Albright. 2006. A comparison of three treatment systems for suppression of Pythium aphanadermatum in continuous production of hydroponic baby-leaf spinach. Paper No. 064020. ASABE, St., Joseph, MI. 8 pp.

van Iersel, M.W. 2006. Beyond routine measurements: Using dataloggers for control and complicated measurements. 2006 Annual meeting of the American Society for Horticultural Science, New Orleans, LA.

van Iersel, M.W. 2006. Whole-plant photosynthesis measurements: What, how and why? 2006 Annual meeting of the American Society for Horticultural Science, New Orleans, LA.

OTHER CREATIVE WORKS

Video

Arizona greenhouse videos: http://badger.uvm.edu/dspace/handle/2051/1932//browse-title 26 sec promotional: UA The First University - Building the Industry. A short promotional video that focused on the CEAC's vision toward building a CEA tomato industry in Arizona was produced by Kate Jensen, UA Director of Marketing.

Websites

The University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center home page: http://ag.arizona.edu/ceac

Tomato Live! Website: http://ag.arizona.edu/ceac/tomlive/index.htm

Greenhouse education materials repository: http://badger.uvm.edu/dspace/handle/2051/1924

Growing Hydroponic Tomatoes http://ag.arizona.edu/hydroponictomatoes/

Abstracts, Posters, Newsletters, Bulletins

Both, A.J. 2007. Greenhouse ventilation. (Abstract) Proceedings of the Annual NJ Vegetable Growers Association Meeting. January 16-18. Atlantic City, NJ. pp. 76-79.

Jordan, J., K. Fitzsimmons and JL. Cuello. 2006. A Hybrid Hydroponic and Aquaculture System. Annual International Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. July 10. Portland, OR.

Jordan, J., K. Fitzsimmons and JL. Cuello. 2006. Designing a a Greenwater Aquaponic System. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Biological Engineering. March 10-12. Tucson, AZ.

Kubota, C. 2006. Use of grafted seedlings for vegetable production in North America. 27th International Horticultural Congress, Seoul, Korea.

Kubota, C. 2006. Current technology and status of seedling grafting in North America. 27th International Horticultural Congress, Seoul, Korea

Kubota, C. and Kroggel, M. 2006. Application of 1-MCP for quality preservation of tomato seedlings during long distance transport. Hort Sci 41: 976

Mears, D.R. 2006. Proposals for action to solve some key industry problems. NGMA Newsletter. Fall 2006.

Wyenandt, A., W.L. Kline, A.J. Both, and D. Ward. 2007. Effects of soilless bag production and soil fumigation on the development of white mold (Sclerotinia) in tomato high tunnel production. (Poster) Northeast Region of ASHS Annual Meeting, January 4-6, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Wyenandt, A., W. Kline, and A.J. Both. 2006. Important diseases of tomatoes grown in high tunnels and greenhouses in NJ (Rutgers Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet FS358).

Software

Greenhouse Environment Simulator 1.0 Users Manual. Developed as part of the World Wide Greenhouse Education Grant [http://www.uvm.edu/wge/simulator/]. Primary author was Efren Fitz-Rodriguez, ABE PhD student, The University of Arizona, CEAC with support from Chieri Kubota.

Patents

Albright, L.D., K.P. Ferentinos, I. Seginer, J.W. Ho and D. de Villiers. 2007. Systems and methods for providing optimal light-CO2 combinations. United States Patent 7,184,846, February 27, 2007.

Workshop Sponsor

Evaporative Cooling Workshop. May 30, 2007. Educated public about greenhouse evaporative cooling systems and how to maximize their effectiveness and reduce water and energy use through design and operation. N. Sabeh and G.A. Giacomelli. 75 participants.

Greenhouse Crop Production and Engineering Design Short Course. January 14-17, 2007. Continuing professional education short course, University of Arizona. http://www.ag.arizona.edu/ceac/. Included a tour to EuroFresh Farms (Willcox, AZ). G. McCreedy, G. A. Giacomelli, C. Kubota, P. Rorabaugh, M. Jensen, Mark Kroggel. 150 participants.

Growers Marketing Forum: GMF3 Farm to Fork Short Course. January 18-19, 2007. Continuing professional education short course, University of Arizona. http://www.ag.arizona.edu/ceac/. Included a tour to EuroFresh Farms (Willcox, AZ). G. McCreedy, R. Furash, G. A. Giacomelli, C. Kubota, P. Rorabaugh, M. Jensen, M. Kroggel. 25 participants.

Tomato Grafting Workshop. August 18, 2006. The workshop included a lecture on basics of grafting techniques and demonstration of grafting and welding for tomato. Technical and financial support from De Ruiter Seed Co. The University of Arizona, CEAC. 25 particpants.

Terrestrial Carbon (CO2) Sequestration Workshop. December 7, 2006. University scientists, USDOE program managers, and SWPG [Southwestern Power Group] personnel to consider environmental and engineering studies for a proposed 600 MW IGCC electrical power plant to be constructed in Bowie, Arizona. The focus was research and development of technologies for terrestrial carbon sequestration. Organized cooperatively with Dr Gary Crane, SWPG. Supported by Drs Chieri Kubota, KeeSung Kim, and Gene Giacomelli. The University of Arizona, CEAC. 25 participants.

Design and operation of greenhouse, high tunnel, and nursery systems short course. Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Centerton, NJ, September 28, 2006. Presented by Both, A.J., W. Kline, G. Zinati, and A. Wyenandt. 2006.

Workshop Participant

Both, A.J. 2006. Technologies for greenhouse energy conservation. OFA Workshop. Michigan State University, Lansing, MI. December 12, 2006.

Burnett, S. Automated irrigation for greenhouses. 2006. Presented at the New England Greenhouse Conference, November 1-3, Worchester, MA.

Mears, D.R. 2006. Challenges to opportunities to action. The National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association, Phoenix, AZ. October 19, 2006.

Mears, D.R. 2007. Energy conservation: The future - Whats next. Greenhouse Crop Production and Engineering Design Short Course. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. January 2007.

van Iersel, M., S. Burnett, and L.B. Stack. 2006. Irrigation automation: options and benefits. Presented at the Ohio Short Course, July 7-11, Columbus, OH.

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