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CFREC-A Research Reports - 1996
RH-96-1 Light, Fertilizer and Cultivar Selection Affect Growth and Yield of Containerized Patio Tomatoes:
RH-96-2 How Important are Specific Growing Medium pH's for Foliage Plants?
RH-96-3 Bedding Plants for Interiors
RH-96-4 Diseases of English Ivy
RH-96-5 Diseases of Spathiphyllum
RH-96-6 Control of Cylindrocladium Root Rot of Spathiphyllum with Fungicide Drenches
RH-96-7 Scheduling Fertilizer Application and Rate to Optimize Plant Growth and Minimize Nitrogen Leaching
RH-96-8 Effects of Nitrogen and Potassium Rates and Ratios on Growth of English Ivy
RH-96-9 Xanthomonas and Erwinia Resistance in Twenty Dieffenbachia Cultivars
RH-96-10 Fusarium and Myrothecium Resistance in Twenty Dieffenbachia Cultivars
RH-96-11 Flowering of Ornamental Aroid Genera with Gibberellic Acid

CFREC-A Research Reports - 1995
RH-95-0 Effects of N and K Ratios on Growth of Holly Fern Cyrtomium falcatum
RH-95-1 Decorative Oak Leaves in Pots of 'Camille' Dieffenbachia Damage Plants During Simulated Shipping and Storage
RH-95-2 Effects of Nitrogen and Potassium Fertilization Ratios on Growth and Flowering of Three Anthurium Hybrids
RH-95-3 Effects of Production Fertilizer Rate and Indoor Light Level on Postharvest Performance of Rieger Begonias
RH-95-4 Effects of Dolomite Source, Dolomite Rate and Fertilizer Rate on Change in pH of Growing Medium Leachate
RH-95-5 Effects of Lime Source on pH of Growing Medium During Production of Dieffenbachia maculata 'Camille'
RH-95-6 Effects of Production Light Intensity, Fertilizer Treatment and Interior Light Intensity on Ctenanthe 'Loursii'

CFREC-A Research Reports - 1994
RH-94-1 Effect of Temperature and Daminozide on Germination and Growth of China Doll Seedlings
RH-94-2 Storage Temperature and Duration affect Propagation of Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana'
RH-94-3 Effects of Moisture Stress During Simulated Shipping on Quality of Dracaena 'Massangeana', Dwarf Schefflera and Weeping Fig
RH-94-4 Angel-Wing Begonia Growth and Water Requirements Affected by Paclobutrazol
RH-94-5 Effects of Production Fertilization on Damage During Simulated Shipping of Aechmea 'Friederike'
RH-94-6 Propagation of Hedera helix Cultivars Affected by Fertilizer Source, Harvest Conditions, Handling and Storage
RH-94-7 Controlling Artillery Plant (Pilea microphylla) with Herbicides
RH-94-8 Simulated Home Gardener Care of Containerized Begonia 'Vodka': Effects of Shade and Fertilizer on Beauty and Longevity

CFREC-A Research Reports - 1993
RH-93-1 Fungicides to Replace Benlate for some Diseases of Ornamentals
RH-93-3 Review of Fungicides for Control of Phytophthora and Pythium Diseases on Potted Ornamentals
RH-93-4 Index for Fungicide and Bactericide Research at CFREC-Apopka, 1981 through 1993
RH-93-5 Yields and Growth of Cuttings from Five Stock Plants Grown in Four Maximum Air Temperatures
RH-93-6 Effects of Low Temperature Storage on Quality of Twenty-two Foliage Plants
RH-93-8 Acclimatization of Brassaia actinophylla and Schefflera arboricola
RH-93-9 Effects of Light Level and Nitrogen Fertilization on Growth of Heart-leaf Philodendron Stock Plants and Severity of Red-Edge Disease
RH-93-10 Fusarium Leaf Spot of Dracaenas-Resistance of Species and Cultivars
RH-93-11 Bacterial Leaf Spot and Blight of Calatheas
RH-93-12 Corynespora Leaf Spot and Stem Rot of Salvias
RH-93-13 Phytotoxicity of bactericides and fungicides on some ornamentals -1993 update
RH-93-14 Fungicides for Rhizoctonia Control on Ornamentals - 1993 Results
RH-93-15 Water Requirements of Three Foliage Plants in Self-Watering Containers Affected by Indoor Light Intensity and Plant Type
RH-93-16 Pseudomonas Leaf Spot of Ruscus
RH-93-18 Diseases of Leatherleaf Fern and Their Control
RH-93-19 Are Your Syngoniums Resistant to Disease?

CFREC-A Research Reports - 1992
RH-92-1 Changing medium pH with hydrated lime
RH-92-2 A Summary of Research Concerning Postharvest Wilt of Detached Leatherleaf Fern Fronds
RH-92-3 Influence of Transplanting Depth on Norfolk Island Pine Growth and Quality
RH-92-4 1991 Fungicide Tests for Control of Foliar Diseases Caused by Botrytis, Corynespora, Fusarium, and Powdery Mildew on Ornamentals
RH-92-5 Phytotoxicity of Bactericides and Fungicides on Some Ornamentals -1992 Update
RH-92-6 Effect of Urea Nitrogen and Potassium Ratios on Golden Pothos Stock Plants and Cuttings
RH-92-7 Growth of Gardenia jasminoides 'Veitchii' Under Red or Black Shadecloth
RH-92-8 Controlling Rhizoctonia Diseases on Ornamentals with Fungicides
RH-92-9 Fungicide Tests for Control of Phytophthora and Pythium Diseases on Ornamentals
RH-92-10 Bacterial Disease Control on Ornamentals using Aliette, Kocide, Greenshield and ASC-66825
RH-92-12 Response of Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana' with Various Root System Development to Handling and Storage
RH-92-13 Response of Foliage Plants to Industrial Cleaners
RH-92-14 Chlorosis of Liriope muscari Foliage Effected by Medium and Fertilization
RH-92-15 Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana' Cuttings Affected by Storage Duration and Air Temperature
RH-92-16 Pothos Production Overview
RH-92-17 Propagation of Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana' Affected by Cane Position on Stock Plants
RH-92-18 Resistance of Some Rex Begonia Cultivars to Xanthomonas campestris pv. Begoniae
RH-92-19 Response of Detached Leatherleaf Fern Fronds to Silver Nitrate Pulses
RH-92-20 Artificial Plugging of the Stipe Base and Its Effects on Fresh Weight Change, Water Uptake and Vase Life of Detached Leatherleaf Fern Fronds
RH-92-21 Effect of Clorox in the Holding Solution or Clorox Pulses on Water Uptake and Vase Life of Detached Fronds of Leatherleaf Fern
RH-92-22 Response of Bromeliads to Fertilizer Rate and Shipping Environment
RH-92-23 Water Use and Growth of Eight Foliage Plants Influenced by Paclobutrazol
RH-92-24 Using the Pour Through Nutrient Extraction Procedure Production Regimes: Optimum Fertilizer Rates and Associated Leachate Electrical Conductivity Levels of Twelve Foliage Plants
RH-92-25 Reaction of Seven Foliage Plants to Sodium Hypochlorite Fumes or Drenches
RH-92-26 Reaction of Three Bromeliads to High Humidity During Storage
RH-92-27 Nitrogen Form Affects Foliage Plant Growth A Summary of Research at CFREC Apopka

CFREC-A Research Reports - 1991
RH-91-1 Treatment of Syngonium 'Maya Red' with Thidiazuron in Attempt to Induce Basal Branching
RH-91-3 Control of Some Fungal Diseases of Ornamentals with Agribrom
RH-91-4 Pest Management Techniques for Hibiscus Disease
RH-91-5 Acclimatization of Ficus benjamina: A Review
RH-91-6 Composted Household Waste Utilized as a Medium Component in Greenhouse Foliage Plant Production
RH-91-7 Light and Fertilizer Recommendations for the Interior Maintenance of Acclimatized Foliage Plants
RH-91-8 Using Temperature Information to Aid in Controlling Diseases of Ornamentals
RH-91-9 Effect of Fertilizer Rate on Susceptibility of 'Mikado' Begonia to Xanthomonas campestris pv. begoniae
RH-91-10 Effects of Fertilization Rate on Draceana deremensis 'Warneckii' Growth and Electrical Conductivity of the Medium Leachate
RH-91-11 Effect of potassium rate, temperature, and light on growth of Pothos
RH-91-12 Growth of pothos cuttings affected by nitrogen fertilization of stock plants
RH-91-13 Potential for eucalyptus mulch used as a component of potting mixes for foliage plant production
RH-91-14 Effect of potassium and potting medium on growth of golden pothos
RH-91-15 Influence of Light Duration and Fertilization on Indoor Plant Quality
RH-91-16 Influence of Nitrogen Source and Rate on Growth of Epipremnum aureum Stock Plants and Quality of Cuttings
RH-91-17 Light Intensity and Fertilizer Rate Affect Growth of Syngonium podophyllum 'Pink Allusion'
RH-91-18 Effects of Medium Temperature and Magnesium Application Rate on Growth of Philodendron scandens oxycardium
RH-91-19 Willard Water™ and Growth of Syngonium 'Pink Allusion'
RH-91-20 Heating the Root Zone of Isolated 8-inch Pots of Aglaonema During Propagation and Production - the Water Jacket Technique

CFREC-A Research Reports - 1990
RH-90-1 Light and Fertilizer Recommendations for Production of Acclimatized Potted Foliage Plants
RH-90-2 Acclimatization Revisited
RH-90-3 Effect of nitrogen and potassium on growth of Ficus benjamina and severity of Xanthomonas leaf spot
RH-90-4 Woodchip Sewage Sludge Compost as an Ingredient of Potting Mixtures for Foliage Plants
RH-90-5 Response of African Violets to Fertilizer Source and Rate
RH-90-6 Propagation of Ficus elastica and Ficus lyrata by Cuttings
RH-90-7 Utilization of Melaleuca quinquenervia as a Potting Medium Component for Production of Foliage Plants
RH-90-8 Effect of Fertilizer Formulation on Blooming Potential of 21 Cultivars of African Violets Under Interiorscape and Greenhouse Conditions
RH-90-9 Effect of Osmocote rate on severity of Xanthomonas blight of Dieffenbachia 'Camille'
RH-90-10 A Review of Literature Concerning the Use of Growth Retardants on Tropical Foliage Plants. [This document contains a very large table listing many common plants. A hard copy is also available upon request at CFREC-A (407) 884-2034]
RH-90-11 A Review of Literature Involving the Use of Growth Regulators to Induce Flowering of Tropical Foliage Plants.
RH-90-12 A Review of Literature Concerning the Use of Growth Regulators to Induce Lateral or Basal Shoot Production in Ornamental Tropical Foliage Plants
RH-90-13 Growth of Cissus, Dracaena and Syngonium at Different Fertilizer Levels, Irrigation Frequencies, and Soil Temperatures
RH-90-14 Diseases of Potted Foliage Plants - 1990 Listing. [This document contains a very large table listing many common plants. A hard copy is also available upon request at CFREC-A (407) 884-2034]
RH-90-15 Effect of Potting Medium Temperatures on Release Curves of Slow-Release Fertilizers in the Presence of Ficus benjamina
RH-90-16 Effects of Light Intensity and Fertilizer Formulation on Six Foliage Plants Growing Indoors
RH-90-17 Effect of variegation on growth and chilling sensitivity of 'Marble Queen' Pothos
RH-90-18 Severity of Necrosis of Spathiphyllum 'Petite' Foliage Grown Under Various Air Temperatures, Fertilization Rates, and Irrigation Frequencies
RH-90-19 Effect of Osmocote rate on growth of Impatiens Walleranaand severity of Pseudomonas leaf spot
RH-90-20 Effect of nitrogen source on growth and susceptibility of Anthurium hybrids to Xanthomonas campestris pv. dieffenbachiae
RH-90-21 Necrosis of Bromeliads During Storage and Shipping
RH-90-22 Effect of Bottom Heating Regimes on Growth of Three Foliage Plants
RH-90-23 Effect of Osmocote rate on severity on Phytophthora stem rot of Aphelandra squarrosa 'Dania'
RH-90-24 Use of Thidiazuron in Attempt to Stimulate Basal Branching on Monstera siltepecana
RH-90-25 1990 Fungicide trials for control of Alternaria, Helminthosporium, Phytophthora, and Rhizoctonia diseases of ornamental