NWREC Faculty Publications
NWREC faculty and their graduate students and research staff have been very productive regarding publications; since July 2020, we have published 15 journal articles, six technical publications and two newsletter articles.
Alegea, F.P., G.J. Miitoa, L.W. DeVetter, H. Tao, and P.M. Ndegwa. 2020. Effects of blending dairy manure compost and canola meal on pellets quality and nutrient concentrations. Journal of Cleaner Production. doi: 10.13031/trans.14057
Batson, A.M., Fokkens, L., Rep, M., and du Toit, L.J. 2020. Putative effector genes distinguish two pathogenicity groups of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. spinaciae. Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions 33: in press. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-06-20-0145-R
Carmody, S.M., King, K.M., Ocamb, C.M., Fraaije, B.A., West, J.S., and du Toit, L.J. 2020. A phylogenetically distinct lineage of Pyrenopeziza brassicae associated with chlorotic leaf spot of Brassicaceae in North America. Plant Pathology 69:518-537.
Devi, P., S. Lukas, and C.A. Miles. 2020. Advances in watermelon grafting to increase efficiency and automation. Horticulturae 6(4):88. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae6040088 .
Devi, P., P. Perkins-Veazie, and C.A. Miles. 2020. Rootstock and plastic mulch effect on watermelon flowering and fruit maturity in a Verticillium dahliae infested field. HortScience (aop):1-8. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI15134-20.
Devi, P., S. Lukas and C. Miles. 2020. Fruit maturity and quality of splice-grafted and one-cotyledon grafted watermelon. HortScience 55:1090-1098. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI15045-20.
du Toit, L.J., Brouwer, L.R., Derie, M.L., Henrichs, B.A., Holmes, B.J., and Waters, T.D. 2020. The effect of formulation and application method of commercial arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi inoculants on onion seedlings in a growth chamber study, 2016. Plant Disease Management Reports 14:V059.
du Toit, L., and Derie, M. 2020. Spot-on research. Establishing a carrot cavity spot nursery at Washington State University. Carrot Country, Spring 2020:4-9.
du Toit, L.J., Derie, M.L., and Holmes, B.J. 2020. Efficacy of prothioconazole for management of black leg and light leaf spot in annual and biennial brassica seed crops, and in a greenhouse cabbage trial in Washington State, 2016-17. Plant Disease Management Reports 14:V055.
du Toit, L.J., Derie, M.L., Holmes, B.J., Miller, C.E., Brouwer, L.R., Waters, T.D., and Darner, J. 2020. Effects of three arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi inoculants on pink root and yield in a commercial onion bulb crop near Othello, WA, 2017. Plant Disease Management Reports 14:V061.
du Toit, L.J., Derie, M.L., Holmes, B.J., Miller, C.E., Morgan, P., Brouwer, L.R., Waters, T.D., and Darner, J. 2020. Effects of Mykos Gold Granular, an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi inoculant, on pink root, white rot, and crop growth in spring- and fall-planted sweet onion crops near Walla Walla, WA, 2017-2018. Plant Disease Management Reports 14:V060.
du Toit, L.J., Derie, M.L., Holmes, B.J., Winkler, L.R., Waters, T.D., and Darner, J. 2020. Effects of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal inoculant and a mycorrhizal stimulant on pink root and productivity of dehydration onion crops near Paterson, WA, 2016. Plant Disease Management Reports 14:V062
du Toit, L.J., Waters, T., Derie, M., and Darner, J. 2020. Battling onion bacterial diseases with bactericides. Onion World, Dec. 2020:6-11.
LaHue, G.T. and Linquist, B.A., 2021. The contribution of percolation to water balances in water-seeded rice systems. Agricultural Water Management, 243, p.106445.
Miles, C.A., T.A. Alexander, G. Peck, S.P. Galinato, C. Gottschalk and S. van Nocker. 2020. Growing apples for hard cider production in the U.S. – trends and research opportunities. HortTechnology 30:148-155. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH04488-19.
Paulitz, T., Schroeder, K., Porter, L., Chen, W., and du Toit, L. 2020. Pythium seed and seedling rot. Pp. 23-26 in: Compendium of Pea Diseases and Pests, 3rd Edition. American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.
Paulitz, T., Sharma-Poudyal, D., Schroeder, K., Porter, L., Pasche, J., and du Toit, L. 2020. Rhizoctonia seed and seedling rot. Pp. 26-29 in: Compendium of Pea Diseases and Pests, 2nd Edition. American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.
Sintim, H.Y., Bandopadhyay, S., English, M.E., Bary, A.I., Liquet y González, J.E., DeBruyn, J.M., Schaeffer, S.M., Miles, C.A., Flury, M. 2020. Four Years of continuous use of soil-biodegradable plastic mulch: impact on soil and groundwater quality. Geoderma 381: 114665 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114665.
Smith, O.M., B. Gerdeman, M. Arrington, H. Spitler, and L.W. DeVetter. 2020. Pollination, arthropod and bird communities, and crop productivity are marginally impacted by border vegetation in highbush blueberry production. HortTechnology. In press.
Zhang, H., C. Miles, M. Flury, H. Liu, and L.W. DeVetter. 2020. Soil-biodegradable plastic mulches undergo minimal in-soil degradation in a perennial raspberry system after 18 months. Horticulturae 6(3):47. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae6030047.
Zhang, H., L. DeVetter, E. Scheenstra, and C. Miles. 2020. Weed pressure, yield, and adhesion of soil-biodegradable mulches with pie pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo). HortScience 57:1014-1021. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI15017-20.
Zhang, H., C. Miles, S. Ghimire, C. Benedict, I. Zasada, H. Liu, and L.W. DeVetter. 2020. Plastic mulches improved plant growth and suppressed weeds in late summer-planted floricane-fruiting raspberry. HortScience 55:565–572. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14734-19.
Rustgi, S., B. Brouwer, D. von Wettstein, P.E. Reisenauer, S. Lyon, N. Ankrah, S. Jones, S.O. Guy, X. Chen. 2020. Registration of ‘Fritz’, a two-row spring barley. J. Plant Registrations, 14(3).