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Group Title: Research report Bradenton Agricultural Research & Education Center - GC1979-4
Title: Summary of research programs and publications at AREC-Bradenton on caladiums
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Title: Summary of research programs and publications at AREC-Bradenton on caladiums
Series Title: Bradenton AREC research report
Physical Description: 2 leaves : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Harbaugh, B. K ( Brent Kalen )
Overman, A. J ( Amegda J )
Waters, W. E ( Will E )
Agricultural Research & Education Center (Bradenton, Fla.)
Publisher: Agricultural Research & Education Center, IFAS, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Bradenton Fla
Publication Date: 1979
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Subject: Caladium -- Research -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )
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Statement of Responsibility: B.K. Harbaugh, A.J. Overman, and W.E. Waters, editors.
General Note: Caption title.
General Note: "March 1979."
Funding: Florida Historical Agriculture and Rural Life
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Bibliographic ID: UF00067719
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Marston Science Library, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Holding Location: Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and the Engineering and Industrial Experiment Station; Institute for Food and Agricultural Services (IFAS), University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: oclc - 73172892

Table of Contents
    Copyright
        Copyright
    Publications
        Page 1
    Research completed and in various stages of analysis for publication
        Page 1
    Research planned for 1979
        Page 2
    List of contributing faculty
        Page 2
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HISTORIC NOTE


The publications in this collection do
not reflect current scientific knowledge
or recommendations. These texts
represent the historic publishing
record of the Institute for Food and
Agricultural Sciences and should be
used only to trace the historic work of
the Institute and its staff. Current IFAS
research may be found on the
Electronic Data Information Source
(EDIS)

site maintained by the Florida
Cooperative Extension Service.






Copyright 2005, Board of Trustees, University
of Florida





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AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH & EDUCATION CENTER
IFAS, University of Florida
Ba A+n4n d nT1 t Foian


_a enuluciiown,
SUMMARY OF RESEARCH PROGRAMS AND PUBLICATIONS AT AREC-BRAD ~LN A I p y

B. K. Harbaugh, A. J. Overman, and W. E. Waters EditS& T 9 199

lenton AREC Research Report GC1979-4 1F. March 1979
-of Florida


I. PUBLICATIONS:

1. Harbaugh, B. K., and G. J. Wilfret. 1979. Gibberellic acid (GA ) stimulates
flowering in Caladium hortulanum Birdsey. HortScience 14(1):72-73.

2. Harbaugh, B. K., F. J. Marousky, and J. A. Otte. 1979. Warm temperature -
the key to forcing caladiums. Florists' Review 163(4232):64-68.


3. Harbaugh, B. K., F. J.
Guidelines for forcing
Newsletter 2(1):4-5.


4. farousky,
on curing
284-287.


Marousky, J. F. Price, and D. J. Schuster. 1979.
caladiums. Florida Ornamental Growers' Association


F. J., and B. K. Harbaugh. 1976. Influence of relative humidity
and growth of caladium tubers. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 89:


5. Marousky, F. J. 1974. Influence of curing and low temperature during
storage on subsequent sprouting of caladium tubers. Proc. Fla. State
Hort. Soc. 87:426-428.


6. Marousky, F. J., and J. C. Raulston.
duration of curing, storage, shipping
Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 86:363-36E


1973. Influence of temperature
and forcing periods on caladium


II. RESEARCH COMPLETED AND IN VARIOUS STAGES OF ANALYSIS FOR PUBLICATION:

A. TUBER PRODUCTION
1. Fertilizer levels for sand and muck soils with tissue cultured or
grower stock. BKH, AJO, GJW.
2. Changes in tuber carbohydrate levels during tuber growth and
development. FJM, BKH.
3. Caladium fumigation practices and nematode response on sand and
muck soils. AJO, BKH, GJW.
4. Production and evaluation of 11,000 hybrids from crosses of 'Candidum,'
'Frieda Hemple,' and 'Carolyn Whorton.' GJW.
5. Crop management systems for caladiums on sandy soils encompassing
nutrition, pathogen-free stock, and soil fumigation. BKH, AJO, GJW.
6. Correlation of visual symptoms of nutrient deficiencies in caladiums
to tissue levels for major and minor elements. BKH.
B. FORCING (POT PRODUCTION)
1. Effect of soil nematicides during tuber production on subsequent
forcing. AJO, BKH.
2. Influence of storage duration on carbohydrate levels in caladium tubers
and subsequent sprouting and growth. FJM, BKH.
3. Evaluation of 9 insecticides on foliage of caladiums. JFP
4. Evaluation of Truban 30JP and 25EC for phytotoxicity on caladiums grown
in the greenhouse. AWE.


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Brad


and
growth.





/1


AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH & EDUCATION CENTER
IFAS, University of Florida
Ba A+n4n d nT1 t Foian


_a enuluciiown,
SUMMARY OF RESEARCH PROGRAMS AND PUBLICATIONS AT AREC-BRAD ~LN A I p y

B. K. Harbaugh, A. J. Overman, and W. E. Waters EditS& T 9 199

lenton AREC Research Report GC1979-4 1F. March 1979
-of Florida


I. PUBLICATIONS:

1. Harbaugh, B. K., and G. J. Wilfret. 1979. Gibberellic acid (GA ) stimulates
flowering in Caladium hortulanum Birdsey. HortScience 14(1):72-73.

2. Harbaugh, B. K., F. J. Marousky, and J. A. Otte. 1979. Warm temperature -
the key to forcing caladiums. Florists' Review 163(4232):64-68.


3. Harbaugh, B. K., F. J.
Guidelines for forcing
Newsletter 2(1):4-5.


4. farousky,
on curing
284-287.


Marousky, J. F. Price, and D. J. Schuster. 1979.
caladiums. Florida Ornamental Growers' Association


F. J., and B. K. Harbaugh. 1976. Influence of relative humidity
and growth of caladium tubers. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 89:


5. Marousky, F. J. 1974. Influence of curing and low temperature during
storage on subsequent sprouting of caladium tubers. Proc. Fla. State
Hort. Soc. 87:426-428.


6. Marousky, F. J., and J. C. Raulston.
duration of curing, storage, shipping
Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 86:363-36E


1973. Influence of temperature
and forcing periods on caladium


II. RESEARCH COMPLETED AND IN VARIOUS STAGES OF ANALYSIS FOR PUBLICATION:

A. TUBER PRODUCTION
1. Fertilizer levels for sand and muck soils with tissue cultured or
grower stock. BKH, AJO, GJW.
2. Changes in tuber carbohydrate levels during tuber growth and
development. FJM, BKH.
3. Caladium fumigation practices and nematode response on sand and
muck soils. AJO, BKH, GJW.
4. Production and evaluation of 11,000 hybrids from crosses of 'Candidum,'
'Frieda Hemple,' and 'Carolyn Whorton.' GJW.
5. Crop management systems for caladiums on sandy soils encompassing
nutrition, pathogen-free stock, and soil fumigation. BKH, AJO, GJW.
6. Correlation of visual symptoms of nutrient deficiencies in caladiums
to tissue levels for major and minor elements. BKH.
B. FORCING (POT PRODUCTION)
1. Effect of soil nematicides during tuber production on subsequent
forcing. AJO, BKH.
2. Influence of storage duration on carbohydrate levels in caladium tubers
and subsequent sprouting and growth. FJM, BKH.
3. Evaluation of 9 insecticides on foliage of caladiums. JFP
4. Evaluation of Truban 30JP and 25EC for phytotoxicity on caladiums grown
in the greenhouse. AWE.


7?-


Brad


and
growth.






5. Effect of tuber production practices (nutrition, pathogen-free stock,
fumigation) on subsequent forcing. BKH, AJO, GJW.
6. Influence of various storage temperatures and light levels during forcing
on leaf color of 'Candidum.' FJM, BKH.
7. Incidence and time of scooping and storage temperatures on number of
leaves and quality of several cultivars. FJM, BKH.
8. The influence of early tuber harvest (digging) and storage for forcing
Christmas potted caladiums. FJFI, BKH.

C. TUBER STORAGE
1. Influence of low temperatures for 3 and 10 days after storage on subse-
quent sprouting of 4 varieties of caladiums. FJM.
2. Influence of storage temperatures (60, 70, 800F) for 6 and 10 weeks on
tuber forcing. FJfl.
3. Effects of storage duration on tuber fresh and dry weight loss. FJM.
4. Reduction of tuber weight loss during storage by various tuber coating
materials. FJ1.
5. Evaluation of Dimilin, permethrin, and oxamyl for control of mealybugs
on tubers. JFP.

III. RESEARCH PLANNED FOR 1979.
1. Evaluation of best seedling selections for tuber production and/or forcing
performance. GJW.
2. Evaluation of SBP 1513 for mealybug control on tubers and potted plants. JFP.
3. Evaluation of Terraclor 75WP for phytotoxicity on greenhouse and field grown
caladiums. RCP, AWE.
4. Long term or carry-over effects from producing caladium tubers on sand (3 year
history on sandy soils). BKH, AJO, GJW.
5. Interaction effects of water levels and nematodes on tuber production. AJO,
BKH, GJJ.
6. Spacing studies for tissue cultured plants. BKH, GJJ.
7. Interaction effects of pathogen-free stock, nematodes, and disease on tuber
production. AJO, BKH, GJ.

LIST OF CONTRIBUTING FACULTY

Waters, W. E., Horticulturist and Center Director, Administration. Soils and plant
nutrition.
Engelhard, A. W., Plant Pathologist. Cause and control of diseases of floral crops
and selected ornamentals.
Harbaugh, B. K., Asst. Ornamental Horticulturist. Development of cultural systems
for floricultural crops encompassing media, nutrition, photoperiod, growth
regulators, herbicides and handling techniques.
Marousky, F. J., Research Horticulturist (USDA). Post-harvest handling, packaging,
transportation and storage of cut-flowers and other ornamentals.
Overman, A. J., Nematologist. Etiology and control of nematode problems of ornamen-
tals and vegetables.
Ploetz, Randy, Assistant in Plant Pathology. Development of control techniques for
diseases of ornamental crops.
Price, J. F., Asst. Entomologist. Biology, ecology, and control of insects and mites
on ornamentals and strawberries.
Wilfret, G. J., Associate Geneticist. Breeding and development of new varieties of
cut-flowers and other ornamental crops.






5. Effect of tuber production practices (nutrition, pathogen-free stock,
fumigation) on subsequent forcing. BKH, AJO, GJW.
6. Influence of various storage temperatures and light levels during forcing
on leaf color of 'Candidum.' FJM, BKH.
7. Incidence and time of scooping and storage temperatures on number of
leaves and quality of several cultivars. FJM, BKH.
8. The influence of early tuber harvest (digging) and storage for forcing
Christmas potted caladiums. FJFI, BKH.

C. TUBER STORAGE
1. Influence of low temperatures for 3 and 10 days after storage on subse-
quent sprouting of 4 varieties of caladiums. FJM.
2. Influence of storage temperatures (60, 70, 800F) for 6 and 10 weeks on
tuber forcing. FJfl.
3. Effects of storage duration on tuber fresh and dry weight loss. FJM.
4. Reduction of tuber weight loss during storage by various tuber coating
materials. FJ1.
5. Evaluation of Dimilin, permethrin, and oxamyl for control of mealybugs
on tubers. JFP.

III. RESEARCH PLANNED FOR 1979.
1. Evaluation of best seedling selections for tuber production and/or forcing
performance. GJW.
2. Evaluation of SBP 1513 for mealybug control on tubers and potted plants. JFP.
3. Evaluation of Terraclor 75WP for phytotoxicity on greenhouse and field grown
caladiums. RCP, AWE.
4. Long term or carry-over effects from producing caladium tubers on sand (3 year
history on sandy soils). BKH, AJO, GJW.
5. Interaction effects of water levels and nematodes on tuber production. AJO,
BKH, GJJ.
6. Spacing studies for tissue cultured plants. BKH, GJJ.
7. Interaction effects of pathogen-free stock, nematodes, and disease on tuber
production. AJO, BKH, GJ.

LIST OF CONTRIBUTING FACULTY

Waters, W. E., Horticulturist and Center Director, Administration. Soils and plant
nutrition.
Engelhard, A. W., Plant Pathologist. Cause and control of diseases of floral crops
and selected ornamentals.
Harbaugh, B. K., Asst. Ornamental Horticulturist. Development of cultural systems
for floricultural crops encompassing media, nutrition, photoperiod, growth
regulators, herbicides and handling techniques.
Marousky, F. J., Research Horticulturist (USDA). Post-harvest handling, packaging,
transportation and storage of cut-flowers and other ornamentals.
Overman, A. J., Nematologist. Etiology and control of nematode problems of ornamen-
tals and vegetables.
Ploetz, Randy, Assistant in Plant Pathology. Development of control techniques for
diseases of ornamental crops.
Price, J. F., Asst. Entomologist. Biology, ecology, and control of insects and mites
on ornamentals and strawberries.
Wilfret, G. J., Associate Geneticist. Breeding and development of new varieties of
cut-flowers and other ornamental crops.




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