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Dr. Gina Fernandez - Publications

Fernandez, G.E. and J.R. Clark. 1991. In vitro propagation of the erect thornless blackberry ‘Navaho’. HortScience 26(9):1219.

Fernandez, G.E. J.R. Clark and J.N. Moore. 1991. Effect of seed coat manipulation on the germination of stenospermocarpic grape embryos cultured in ovulo. HortScience 26(9):1220.

Patten, K., E. Neuendorff, G. Nimr, J.R. Clark and G. Fernandez. 1991. Cold injury of southern blueberries as a function of germplasm and season of flower bud development. HortScience 26(1):18-20.

Clark, J.R., K. Irvine and G.E. Fernandez. 1993. Effects of gibberellic acid on seed traces of 'Venus' and 'Saturn' grapes. J. Small Fruit and Vit. 2:11-19.

Fernandez, G.E. and M.P. Pritts. 1993. Growth and source-sink relationships in 'Titan' red raspberry. Acta Hort. 352:151-157.

Fernandez, G.E. and M.P. Pritts. 1994. Growth, carbon acquisition and source-sink relationships in 'Titan' red raspberry. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 119:1163-1168.

Fernandez, G.E. and M.P. Pritts. 1996. Carbon supply reduction has a minimal influence on current year's red raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) Fruit production. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 121:473-477.

Fernandez, G.E. 2001. Fall-applied row covers enhance yield in plasticulture strawberries. HortTechnology. 11:440-444.

Fernandez, G.E., L.M. Butler, and F.J. Louws. 2001. Strawberry growth and development in a plasticulture system. HortScience. Vol. 36(7): 100-103.

Butler, L.M., Fernandez, G.E and F.J. Louws. 2002. Strawberry plant growth parameters and yield among transplants of different types and from different geographic sources, grown in a plasticulture system. HortTechnology. Vol. 12(1):6-9.

Fernandez, G.E and J.R. Ballington. 2003. Double cropping of strawberries in an annual system using conditioned plug plants and high tunnels. Acta Hort. 614:547-552.

Safley, C.D., O. Boldea, and G. E. Fernandez. 2006. Estimated Costs of Producing, Harvesting, and Marketing Blackberries in the Southeastern United States. HortTechnology 16:109-117. PDF

Sydorovych, O. C. D. Safley, L. M. Ferguson, E. Poling, G. E. Fernandez, P. M. Brannen, D. M. Monks, and F. J. Louws. 2006. Economic Evaluation of Methyl Bromide Alternatives for the Production of Strawberries in the Southeastern United States. Hort Technology 16:118-128.

Leandro, L., Guzman, T., Ferguson, L. M., G. E. Fernandez, and F. J. Louws. 2007. Population dynamics of Trichoderma in fumigated and compost-amended soil and on strawberry roots. Applied Soil Ecology. 35(1): 237-246 PDF

Leandro, L., F.L. Louws and G. E. Fernandez. 2007. Strawberry Growth and Productivity in Fumigated and Compost-Amended Production Systems. Hort Science. 42: 227-231.

Ballington, J.R. and G. E. Fernandez. 2008. Rubus breeding for the Southeastern United States. Acta Hort. 777:87-90.

Warmund, M.R., P. Guinan and G. Fernandez. 2008. Temperatures and Cold Damage to Small Fruit Crops Across the Eastern U.S. Associated with the April 2007 Freeze. HortScience. 43:1643-1647.

Fernandez, Gina E., James R. Ballington and Susan J. Bryson. 2009. ‘Nantahala’ Red Raspberry. HortScience. 44(1): 25-26.

Tzanetakis, I.E., T.L. Guzmán-Baeny, Z.P.VanEsbroeck, G.E. Fernandez, R. R. Martin. 2009. First report of Impatiens necrotic spot virus in blackberry in the United States. Plant Disease. Accepted. PD-08-08-0506-PDN.R2