Final AFE Research Reports on Production Technology from projects funded by the Endowment.

Water Requirements of Herbaceous Perennial Plants – #533 (August 2012)
Stephanie E. Burnett, Shuyang Zhen, and Marc van Iersel, Department of Plant, Soil, & Environmental Sciences, University of Maine, Department of Horticulture, The University of Georgia

PoinsettiasUsing Soil Moisture Sensors for Poinsettia Height Control – #532 (August 2012)
Alem Peter, Paul Thomas, Marc van Iersel, and Stephanie Burnett, Department of Horticulture, University of Georgia, Department of Plant, Soil, and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine

Growth of Petunia as Affected by Substrate Moisture Content and Fertilizer Rate – #531 (August 2012)
Alem Peter, Paul Thomas, Marc van Iersel, and Stephanie Burnett, Department of Horticulture, University of Georgia, Department of Plant, Soil, and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine

Energy Efficient Poinsettia Production #1 – #530 (August 2012)
Diane Camberato, Brian Krug, and Roberto Lopez, Department of Horticulture, Purdue University, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension

Using Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) for Photoperiodic Lighting – #529 (February 2012)
Daedre Craig, Graduate Student, Erik Runkle, Associate Professor Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University

Improving the Energy Efficiency of Greenhouse Crop Production Scheduling and Energy Consumption – #528 (July 2010)
Matthew Blanchard, Postdoctoral Research Associate, and Erik Runkle, Associate Professor Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University

Improving the Energy Efficiency of Greenhouse Crop Production Flowering Responses to Temperature and Light – #527 (July 2010)
Matthew Blanchard, Postdoctoral Research Associate, and Erik Runkle, Associate Professor Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University

Improving Media – PH Management By Developing A Model of the Interacting Factors in the pH System – Report #526 (August 2008)
Jinsheng Huang, Department of Environmental Horticulture, University of Florida, Paul Fisher, Department of Environmental Horticulture, University of Florida, William Argo, Blackmore Co.

Pine Tree Substrate, Nitrogen Rate, Particle Size, and Peat Amendment Affects Poinsettia Growth and Substrate Physical Properties – Report #525 (January 2009)
Robert Wright, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Tech, Brian Jackson, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Tech

Methods of Constructing a Pine Tree Substrate Potting Medium from Various Wood Particle Sizes and Organic Amendments – Report # 524 (January 2009)
Robert Wright, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Tech, Brian Jackson, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Tech

Comparison of Nitrogen Immobilization, Substrate Carbon Dioxide Efflux, and Nutrient Leaching in Peat-Lite, Pine Bark, and Pine Tree Substrates – Report #523 (January 2009)
Robert Wright, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Tech, Brian Jackson, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Tech

Optimal Nutrient Levels for Curcuma Alismatifolia ‘Pink’ and Globba ‘Prestige Pink’ – Report: #522 (January 2006)   Jeff S. Kuehny, Dept. of Horticulture, Louisiana State University, Richard A. Criley, Dept. of Horticulture, University of Hawaii

Efficacy of Bonzi™ and Photoperiodicity of Clerodendrum quaduloculare as a Flowering Potted Plant – Report: #521 (January 2006)
Jeff S. Kuehny, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Annina Delaune, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter

Efficacy of Bonzi™ on Clerodendrum wallichii as a Flowering Potted Plant – Report: #520 (January 2006)
Jeff S. Kuehny, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Patricia Branch, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter

Efficacy of B-Nine™ and Bonzi™ on Clerodendrum ugandense as a Flowering Potted Plant – Report: #519 (January 2006)
Jeff S. Kuehny, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Annina Delaune, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter

Clerodendrum Species as Flowering Potted Plants – Report: #518 (January 2006)
Jeff S. Kuehny, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter

Assessing the Pollen Viability of Clerodendrum – Report: #517 (January 2006)
Jeff S. Kuehny, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Cary Hebert, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter

Photoperiod of Three Clerodendrum species – Report: #516 (January 2006)
Jeff S. Kuehny, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Annina Delaune, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter

Efficacy of A-Rest™ or Bonzi™ on Clerodendrum thomsoniae as a Flowering Potted Plant – Report: #515 (January 2006)
Jeff S. Kuehny, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Annina Delaune, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University AgCenter

Ornamental Gingers as Flowering Potted Plants – Part 6 Production of G. magnifica ‘White Dragon’ – Report #514 (November 2003)
Richard Criley, Professor, Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Hawaii, Jeff S. Kuehny, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University

Ornamental Gingers as Flowering Potted Plants – Part 5 Efficacy of Paclobutrazol and Gibberellins (4+7) on Growth and Flowering – Report #513 (November 2003)
Jeff S. Kuehny, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University, Richard Criley, Professor, Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Hawaii

Ornamental Gingers as Flowering Potted Plants – Part 4 Effects of Light Intensity and PGR’s on Growth and Flowering – Report #512 (November 2003)
Jeff S. Kuehny, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University, Richard Criley, Professor, Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Hawaii

Ornamental Gingers as Flowering Potted Plants – Part 3 Photoperiod on Growth and Development – Report #511 (November 2003)
Jeff S. Kuehny, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University, Richard Criley, Professor, Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences

Ornamental Gingers as Flowering Potted Plants – Part 2 Effects of Rhizome Storage on Growth and Development – Report #510 (November 2003)
M.P. Paz, Graduate Student, J.S. Kuehny, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University, R. Criley, Professor, Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Hawaii

Ornamental Gingers as Flowering Potted Plants – Part 1 General Aspects – Report #509 (November 2003)
Jeff S. Kuehny, Depart. of Horticulture, Louisiana State University, Richard A. Criley, Depart. Tropical Plant & Soil Sciences, University of Hawaii

Production Protocol for Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’ – Report #508 (November 2002)  Beth Fausey, Research Technician, Arthur C. Cameron, Professor, Michigan State University

Production Protocol for Geranium dalmaticum – Report #507 (November 2002)
Beth Fausey, Research Technician, Arthur C. Cameron, Professor, Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University

Development of Herbaceous Perennials as New Flowering Potted Plants – Report #506 (November 2002)
Beth Fausey, Research Technician, Cathy Whitman, Research Technician, Arthur C. Cameron, Professor, Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University, Erik Runkle, Assistant Professor, Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University

Improvement of Plant Quality with Alumina-Buffered Phosphorus Fertilizer – Report #505 (October 2002)
Kathleen M. Brown, Department of Horticulture, Penn State University, Jonathan P. Lynch, Department of Horticulture, Penn State University

Crop Timing Using Thermal Units – Report #504 (January 2001)
J. Steininger, Graduate Student, C. C. Pasian, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University

Improvement of Plant Quality and Alumina-Buffered Phosphorus Fertilizer – Report #503 (December 2000)
Jonathan P. Lynch, Department of Horticulture, Penn State University, Kathleen M. Brown, Department of Horticulture, Penn State University, E. Jay Holcomb, Department of Horticulture, Penn State University, David Beattie, Department of Horticulture, Penn State University

Effect of a Novel Phosphorus Fertilizer on Production of Florist Azalea and Pythium Resistance of Geranium – Report #502 (December 2000)
Jonathan P. Lynch, Department of Horticulture, Penn State University, Kathleen M. Brown, Department of Horticulture, Penn State University, Gary Moorman, Department of Plant Pathology, Penn State University, Jay Holcomb, Department of Horticulture, Penn State University

Use of Mycorrhizal Fungi in Horticultural Production – Report #501 (November 2000) 
R.T. Koide, Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Y.L. Besmer, Graduate Student, Pennsylvania State

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