College of Agricultural Sciences Personnel Profile
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Frank H Stonaker
Western Colorado Research Center
College of Agricultural Sciences

Phone:
970-250-7559
Education:
  • Ph D, Colorado State University; Horticulture
  • MS, University of Florida; Entomology
  • BS, Colorado State University; Agronomy
Personal Website:
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Dr. Stonaker received his Ph.D. in Horticulture from Colorado State University, his M.S. in Entomology from University of Florida, and B.S. in Agronomy from Colorado State University. His work focuses on organic fruit and vegetable production. Before arriving at Rogers Mesa Research Center he was on the faculty in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture where he taught and did applied research in organic vegetable production and led the Specialty Crops Program. His background includes farm and greenhouse management, and he currently co-owns an organic fruit orchard near Hotchkiss, Colorado.

(2011) CONSUMER HEDONIC EVALUATION OF EIGHT FRESH SPECIALTY LEAFY GREENS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO INSTRUMENTAL QUALITY ATTRIBUTES AND INDICATORS OF SECONDARY METABOLITES Journal of Sensory Studies 26 3 175-183

Stone, Martha B, Fouladkhah, A, Bunning, Marisa L, Stushnoff, Cecil, Stonaker, Frank H, Kendall, Patricia A, (2011) "Consumer hedonic evaluation of eight fresh specialty leafy greens and their relationship to instrumental quality attributes and indicators of secondary metabolites" J of Sensory Studies

(2011) Earthworm abundance and species composition in organic forage production systems of northern Colorado receiving different soil amendments Applied Soil Ecology 48 219-226

(2011) Environmental Temperatures Influence Antioxidant Properties and Mineral Content in Broccoli Cultivars Grown Organically and Conventionally J Agro Crop Sci 2 2 10-Jan

(2010) Cultivar choice provides options for local production of organic and conventionally produced tomatoes with higher quality and antioxidant content J Sci Food Agric www.interscience.wiley.com DOI 10.1002/jsfa.4116

(2010) Effects of seasonal variation on sensory properties and total phenolic content of 5 lettuce cultivars J Food Sci 75 3 S156-61

Stone, Martha B, Bunning, Marisa L, Kendall, Patricia A, Stushnoff, Cecil, Stonaker, Frank H, (2010) "Effects of seasonal variation on sensory properties and total phenolic content of five lettuce cultivars." Journal of Food Science

(2010) "Growing Container Salad Greens 2010" Colorado State University Extension Fact sheet no 9 378

(2010) "Specialty Crops: Perennial small fruit demonstration plantings; table grape, raspberry and blackberry, etc" http://www.specialtycrops.colostate.edu

(2009) " A Guide for Small Scale Organic Vegetable Farmers in the Rocky Mountain Region" Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO PhD Dissertation: 286 p

(2009) Comparative Analysis of Antioxidant Properties and Fruit Quality Attributes of Organically and Conventionally Grown Melons (Cucumis melo L) HortScience 44 1825-1832

(2007) Eat your fruits and veggies: Exploring fresh-produce market choices Journal Of Food Distribution Research 38 1 154-160

(2007) Total phenolic content and DPPH radical scavenging activity of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) grown in Colorado [electronic resource] Food Science And Technology 40 3 552-557

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