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Harrison G Hughes
Professor
Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
College of Agricultural Sciences

Shepardson Building, Room
Phone:
970-491-7050
Education:
  • Ph D, PURDUE UNIV; GENETCS & Plant Breeding
  • BS, E ILLINOIS UNIV; BOTANY
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Graves, Leila A, Hughes, Harrison G, Balgopal, Meena M, (2016) Teaching STEM through agriculture: Implementation of an edible plant curriculum at an elementary school. Journal of Agriculture Education 57 3 192-207

(2012) An Efficient In Vitro Propagation Protocol of Cocoyam [Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L) Schott] The Scientific World Journal, doi: 10.1100/2012/346595

(2012) "Glacium sp Germination at Different Salinity Levels as Influenced by Growth Regulators" HortScience 47 9 S379

(2008) Saltgrass clones' spike production affected by sampling time, nitrogen fertilization, and burning Horttechnology 18 379-383

(2008) Variation in Saltgrass Growth and Time of Fall Dormancy Related to Geographical and Climatic Factors J Amer Soc Hort Sci 133 127-132

(2007) Freezing tolerance of 27 saltgrass ecotypes from three cold hardiness zones Hortscience 42 157-160

(2006) Cold hardiness of inland saltgrass USGA Turfgrass and Environ Res 5 1 9-Jan

Hughes, Harrison G, Hobbs, Elizabeth, Newman, Steven E, Klett, James E, Koski, Anthony James, (2005) (150) Outcome Assessment of Resident Instruction: The Colorado State University Experience HortScience 40 4 1045–1045

(2003) Cold hardiness of saltgrass accessions Crop Sci 43 2142-2147

(2003) Relationships of soluble carbohydrates and freeze tolerance in saltgrass Crop Sci 43 2148-2153

(2002) "Glossary of biotechnology and genetic engineering" FAO Research & Technology Paper 9 Rome pp 305 Published both paper & CD in 7 languages

(2001) Merged department experience at Colorado State University Horttechnology 11 399-401

(1999) "Glossary of biotechnology and genetic engineering" FAO Research & Technology Paper 7 Rome pp 250 Published in 4 languages

(1998) Studies on stomatal function, epicuticular wax and stem-root transition region of polyethylene glycol-treated and nontreated in vitro grape plantlets In Vitro Cell Dev-Pl 34 7-Jan

(1996) Effects of PEG-induced water stress on in vitro hardening of 'Valiant' grape Plant Cell Tiss Org 47 97-101

(1996) Liquid medium overlays enhance growth and multiplication of in vitro grapes and apples Fruit Varieties J 50 86-87

(1995) A comparison of stomatal function and frequency of in vitro, in vitro polyethylene glycol treated, and greenhouse-grown plants of date palm, Phoenix dactylifera L Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad)

(1995) In vitro acclimatization of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L ) plantlets: a quantitative comparison of epicuticular leaf wax as a function of polyethylene glycol treatment Plant Cell Reports 15 111-115

(1995) Leaf anatomy and water loss of in vitro PEG-treated 'Valiant' grape Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 42 179-184

(1995) Water loss and polyethylene glycol-medicated acclimatization of in vitro-grown seedlings of 5 cultivars of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L) plantlets Plant Cell Reports 14 385-388

(1993) Chromosome studies in Alstroemeria pelegrina L Int'l J of Plant Sci 154 535-539

(1993) Hydroponic screening of strawberry for salt tolerance: correlation with in vitro evaluations Acta Hort 348 384-388

(1992) Bramble dried leaf volatiles Developments in Food Science 29: Food Science Nutrition Charalambous, G, ed Elsevier, Amsterdam 145-148

(1992) Influence of variety and location of growth on resulting bramble dried leaf volatiles Developments in Food Science 29: Food Science Nutrition Charalambous, G, ed Elsevier, Amsterdam 149-152

(1992) Kent' and 'Honeoye' out-performed previously best-adapted strawberry cultivars in Colorado trial Fruit Var J 46 58-61

(1992) Propagation of Phytolacca-Dodecandra (Endod) by Stem Cuttings and Seed Trop Agr 69 301-303

(1991) Asexual propagation of Sheperdia canadensis and S rotundifolia J Of Env Hort 9 218-220

(1991) Chromosome Analysis of Alstroemeria-Ligtu Hybrids Hortscience 26 902-904

(1991) Germination and Storage of Pollen of Phytolacca-Dodecandra L (Endod) Ann Bot-London 68 13-15

(1991) In vitro selection of strawberry (Fragaria sp) for salt (NaCl) tolerance 3rd North American Strawberry Conference Ch 18 118-120

(1991) Low-Temperature Preservation of Clianthus-Formosus Pollen Hortscience 26 1411-1412

(1990) Medium overlays for improved hardening of micropropagated potatoes HortScience 25 7 794-795

(1990) Micropropagation of Phytolacca-Dodecandra through Shoot-Tip and Nodal Cultures Plant Cell Rep 9 390-392

(1990) Pruning Effects on Cold Hardiness and Water-Content during Deacclimation of Merlot Bud and Cane Tissues Am J Enol Viticult 41 251-260

(1989) Combined High-Temperature and Ultraviolet-Radiation Injury of Red Raspberry Fruit Hortscience 24 597-599

(1987) Chromosome studies in the genus Alstroemeria I Chromosome numbers in some cultivated varieties Bot Gaz 148 519-524

(1987) Fruit Yield and Solar Injury Comparison of 2 Primocane Fruiting Red Raspberries Fruit Varieties J 41 133-136

(1987) Solar Injury of Raspberry Fruit Hortscience 22 396-397

(1986) Suppression of Raspberry Crown Borer, Pennisetia-Marginata (Harris) (Lepidoptera, Sesiidae) with Soil Applications of Steinernema-Feltiae (Rhabditida, Steinernematidae) J Invertebr Pathol 48 257-258

(1974) Production of tetrahaploids in the cultivated strawberry HortScience 9 442 444

(1973) In vitro culture of Salpiglossis sinuata L HortScience 8 335-336

(1971) Callus formation from strawberry anthers Hort Res 11 116-117